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Statue of Liberty reopens with state aid during gov't shutdown

The doors to the Statue of Liberty will reopen Monday - despite the fed shutdown of all non-essential government services . They're part of the National Park Service. Funds ran out at midnight Friday, leaving 48 hours before the most dramatic ef...

USA Gymnastics statement regarding Board of Directors Executive Leadership

The resignations of chairman Paul Parilla, vice chairman Jay Binder and treasurer Bitsy Kelley were announced Monday while Nassar victims spoke for a fifth day at a MI court hearing. "Larry, you do realize now that we, this group of women you so he...

Halladay Had Morphine in System When His Plane Crashed

Halladay was piloting his own private plane when it plunged into the Mexican Gulf a year ago. Halladay was observed diving, climbing and doing low-level steep turns over the Gulf of Mexico off Clearwater and boaters who shot cell phone video of thi...

Extreme weather most prominent risk, says WEF

The report presents the results of a recent WEF survey of 1,000 global experts, which finds that 59% expect heightened risks in the year ahead, and just 7% see risks diminishing. We must take seriously the risk of a global systems breakdown...

At least three wounded as gunmen attack upscale hotel in Afghan capital

The news agency also quoted an unidentified guest reportedly hiding in his room at the hotel as saying that he could hear gunfire in the building. At least 10 people had been reported dead at after up to four gunmen and four suicide bombers had for...

USA government shuts down for the 18th time

Many government workers will probably cut back their own spending during the shutdown. U.S. District Judge Ruben Castillo, who serves as chief judge for the U.S. But the longer the shutdown continues, the more likely its impact will be felt. Duri...

Sanders Lies About Trump Benefiting from Tax Bill

After President Donald Trump signed a sweeping tax reform package into law on Friday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) ripped the Republican Party for bleeding "the middle class dry" while padding the pockets of America's wealthies...

Israel's PM unveils memorial for Mumbai attack victims

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will have a packed schedule during the Mumbai leg of his visit to India on Thursday. The two innovation nations must come together to define the future, " said Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu at India-Israel ...

No 'Support' For Kurdish YPG In Afrin — US Military

Syrian Kurdish forces led offensive to retake Raqqa, and were instrumental in routing Islamic State militants from much of the rest of northern Syria. "The persistence of Assad in power will fuel additional conflict and increase the risk of additio...

Special Counsel Robert Mueller Subpoenas Stephen Bannon

The book , " Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House ", was released last week . Bannon later said he was not aiming his barb at Donald Trump Jr., who arranged the meeting because he expected the Russians to provide damaging material on ...

America's army of terror on the Turkish-Syrian border

The statement that this area will be controlled by forces of up to 30,000 troops in USA command makes fear of division of Syria , "said Lavrov in his traditional press conference to summarize results of year that has just ended". The force is expect...

Speeding Car Flies into Second Story of CA Building

The police in Santa Ana, California reported that the auto tripped on a median right outside the building and went airborne for about 60 feet ultimately crashing into the Dental Office on the 17th street. While one person self-extricated, the other...

Saudi allows women at football game for first time

Live from Saudi Arabia's sports pride, The Shining Jewel stadium, over 4,000 fans coming in with their families packed the arena, sources told Asharq Al Awsat. Fatimah Baeshen, the first spokeswomen to work for the Saudi embassy in Washington, also...

Myanmar killings 'tip of iceberg'

Myanmar contends that the operations are legitimate counterinsurgency measures in response to attacks by Rohingya militants on border guard posts in August. The villagers assisted in the execution, according to the statement, because they wanted re...

Camila Cabello's Producer Says Her Label Didn't Think 'Havana' Was A Hit

While the group insisted there were no bad feelings between the girls, it soon transpired that this wasn't *totally* the case. Speaking about that time they threw a shadowed member of the group offstage before singing Angel, Camila said: "It de...

Israel arrests 24 Palestians from West Bank, Jerusalem

The settlers carried out their attacks on the roads and entrances of the towns in the villages of Nablus on Thursday evening and attacked the citizens and their cars with stones, under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces. One Israeli has ...

Trumps says world laughing at 'stupidity' of Russian Federation collusion probe

President Donald Trump said Wednesday it "seems unlikely" that he'll have to meet with Special Counsel Robert Mueller regarding the ongoing investigation into allegations that Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation during the 2016 elect...

Wolff book 'full of lies,' author had 'zero access'

Journalist Michael Wolff said Saturday that his book contains revelations that will eventually lead to the fall of Donald Trump's administration. He told BBC radio that his conclusion that Trump was not fit to do the job was becoming a widesp...

Sumpter Twp. couple wanted for murder of girl, 4, arrested in Georgia

A police news release stated that officers and paramedics went to the couple's mobile home on New Year's Day following a 911 call reporting an unresponsive child. They were caught on I-75 and are being held in the county jail. The couple's infant...

US Supreme Court rejects challenge to MS law curbing LGBT rights

The Apex court will now revisit it's 2013 verdict that criminalizes gay sex. But earlier petitions to review the ban were overturned by the court. The Mississippi Center for Justice and Lambda Legal joined civil-rights attorney Rob McDuff of Jackso...

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Israel arrests 24 Palestians from West Bank, Jerusalem

The settlers carried out their attacks on the roads and entrances of the towns in the villages of Nablus on Thursday evening and attacked the citizens and their cars with stones, u...

Trumps says world laughing at 'stupidity' of Russian Federation collusion probe

President Donald Trump said Wednesday it "seems unlikely" that he'll have to meet with Special Counsel Robert Mueller regarding the ongoing investigation into allegations that T...

Wolff book 'full of lies,' author had 'zero access'

Journalist Michael Wolff said Saturday that his book contains revelations that will eventually lead to the fall of Donald Trump's administration. He told BBC radio that his c...

Sumpter Twp. couple wanted for murder of girl, 4, arrested in Georgia

A police news release stated that officers and paramedics went to the couple's mobile home on New Year's Day following a 911 call reporting an unresponsive child. They were caugh...

US Supreme Court rejects challenge to MS law curbing LGBT rights

The Apex court will now revisit it's 2013 verdict that criminalizes gay sex. But earlier petitions to review the ban were overturned by the court. The Mississippi Center for Just...

Mumbai Cinevista Studio fire: One body recovered from accident site in Kanjurmarg

No casualties or injuries have been reported so far. Fire officials stated that the fire-fighting system was not working and they found that the management had compromised with fir...

U.S. could freeze up to $2 billion in aid to Pakistan

Not that past US Presidents were, in Trump's description, "foolish". Trump had been keen to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan; therefore, he had only reluctantly agreed t...

Bigg Boss 11: Bandgi Kalra to feature in a Bollywood film?

Luv walks into the living area and Vikas tells Luv and Hina to sort out their differences as they are in the house only for seven more days. Hina Khan , Shilpa Shinde , Vikas Gu...

Trump Supports Sessions' Marijuana Decision, Breaking His Campaign Promise

And while Sessions' memo does not instruct federal prosecutors to bring more marijuana cases, he could order stricter enforcement in the future. Federal agencies have "not historic...

More on the life of John Young, an 'astronauts' astronaut'

Young was selected as a NASA astronaut in 1962. He flew on the first manned flight of the Gemini spacecraft in 1965 (and led a flight in 1966), traveled to the Moon twice (includin...

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Roy Moore Accuser's House Burned Down, And You Know What People Wondered

Roy Moore Accuser's House Burned Down, And You Know What People Wondered

A statement from the sheriff's office says authorities are speaking to a person of interest about the fire. Barton stressed that police at this point has no reason to believe t...

About 50 flights to, from Lambert canceled because of East Coast storm

About 50 flights to, from Lambert canceled because of East Coast storm

She said flights to and from JFK, Newark and Boston saw the the most impact. Front-loaders clear snow from the area around Gates C and D outside Terminal B at LaGuardia Airport...

Starbucks trials 5p charge on disposable cups

Starbucks trials 5p charge on disposable cups

A 25p "latte levy" should be placed on disposable coffee cups and all must be recycled by 2023 or face being banned altogether, say MPs. The Committee's report also recom...

Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots total more than $800 million

Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots total more than $800 million

The grand prize grew yet again after no victor on Friday night. And the Powerball jackpot is now up to a whopping $440 million. The Powerball jackpot is even bigger at $440 millio...

Manufacturing sector shows record growth in December

Manufacturing sector shows record growth in December

It was also lower compared to the 55.7 reading posted a year earlier. Among components, output, employment and new orders all expanded at faster rates, with the latter posting th...