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Former Miss North Dakota found dead in Minneapolis

The cause and manner of death are still being investigated. Edwards was crowned Miss North Dakota USA at the Fargo Theatre on September 1, 2002. Samantha was crowned Miss North Dakota and went on to compete for the Miss USA title, which was...

Netanyahu spent thousands on hair and make up during United Nations visit

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a $576 billion defense spending bill, including $635.7 million for U.S. -Israel missile defense programs, defying the Obama administration's concerns and threat to veto the bill. He did not say whe...

Still time for the Summer Reading Program!

In addition to the Summer Reading Program, the library also offers a variety of other activities to school-age children throughout the summer such as Book Buddies, Chess Club, Dogs Enjoy Afternoon Reading and Music & Magic on the Patio. Our free Summ...

Poland beats Northern Ireland 1-0 for its first Euros win

Poland's first EURO victory was comfortable, while the statistics also show that it was a deserved one. "So we have to give them a system which gives us a chance to take something from the game", he added. Six minutes into the second half Shane Fer...

Target me, not Delhi's people, Kejriwal tells Modi

Kejriwal told reporters. "Modiji is now confident that no harm will come to any BJP person despite whatever goondaism they indulge in", he said. Rejecting Kejriwal's reference to MLAs holding similar posts in other states, DPCC Chief Ajay maken s...

Juan Guerrero and Christopher Leinonen will be buried side by side

According to the Orlando Sentinel , Leinonen had been fighting for the LGBTQ community for years. She said that she is proud of her son, who established the Gay-Straight Alliance at his high school. He was due to turn 23 in a few days. Instead, th...

Israeli Ban on Palestinians May Be Collective Punishment

Men under the age of 45 were prevented from entering the city, while no restrictions were placed on women. Israel's response to Wednesday's Tel Aviv terror attack that killed four Israelis could be considered collective punishment against Palestini...

Major Powers Meeting in Paris, Seek to Revive Mideast Peace Talks

Many analysts say Palestinian frustration with Israeli occupation and settlement building in the West Bank; the complete lack of progress in peace efforts and their own fractured leadership have fed the unrest. Still, senior USA officials stressed th...

Police use tear gas to disperse English soccer fans

A group of several hundred English fans drinking in local bars had been getting progressively rowdier and noisier, singing songs taunting Russian Federation, when a loud explosion was heard and some bottles were thrown. Both England and Russian Fed...

Canadian brands use Donald Trump's 'bombastic personality' to appeal to Americans

Obama directly addressed that argument, specifically taking on the Trump charge that his policies have been hampered by his refusal to use the phrase "radical Islam" when describing the forces urging attacks like the one in Orlando. However, Trump...

US plans billions in Afghan funding until 2020, seeks allies' help

President Barack Obama remained willing to review security in Afghanistan and its impact on force levels. He did not mention it, but an illustration of the problem with being reactive is the Taliban's takeover of the northern city of Kunduz last Sept...

Obama, Dalai Lama to meet at White House on Wednesday

The two will meet privately at 10:15 a.m. ET, it said in a statement. The Tibetan spiritual leader is in Washington, D. "I would just reiterate once again that the USA position, as it relates to Tibet has not changed", White House spokesman Josh Ea...

Belgian police alerted to IS fighters en route to Europe

France remains "very cautious" due to the fact such notes are received fairly regularly, though recent terrorist events in Orlando and Paris have authorities on edge. The message read: "Something is on the move in France " (quelque chose bouge en ...

Clinton leads Trump by 11 points

Trump, who typically doesn't address racial harmony in his public appearances, also emphasized in his speech at the Faith & Freedom Coalition "Road to Majority" Conference that as president he will work to "make America great again for all American...

Britain's pro-EU side nervous as odds slashed on 'leave'

The above chart is calculated by taking an average of all bookies' odds, which (at time of writing) imply a 41 per cent chance of a vote to Leave. The pound fell to a two-month low against the dollar on Monday, to $1.4131, and the FTSE-100 share ...

U.S. and Russian Federation aren't eager to reduce nuclear weapons

SIPRI estimated that the USA alone plans to spend up to $1 trillion on " nuclear weapon modernization" over the next three decades, "in stark contrast to" Obama's earlier pledges to commit to arms reduction, according to SIPRI associate senior fello...

Drunk youth mows down two in Delhi

He continued to drive and then hit 67-year-old Ashwani Anand. In the Janakpuri case, the accused only stopped after being chased by the police, suggesting that the act was done with the knowledge that it is likely to cause death, but without any in...

Samantha Bee Comes for Rick Scott and Marco Rubio Over Orlando Shooting

She took on Florida Senator Marco Rubio for saying this mass shooting could have happened "anywhere in the world" but it was just "Orlando's turn ". "Unfortunately, today it was Orlando's turn ". She's clearly disgusted: "Mass shootings are so norm...

Orlando shooting prompts 'marked safe' Facebook notifications

Facebook turned on its "Safety Check" feature for the first time in the U.S.in the wake of the Orlando shooting in which 50 people were killed in a nightclub by a gunman. It automatically pings any users in the geographical area of a disaster rem...

Henri van Breda tampered with crime scene, court hears

While van Breda has been granted bail of R100 000 - it comes with strict conditions including that he can not travel outside of the Western Cape and that he turn in his passport. "Henri, the only member of his family who sustained only minor injuries...

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London crash: Van slams into crowd leaving mosque, one arrested

CNN is reporting that the incident occurred near a mosque as people were leaving a service. The police said they were called after reports of a collision on Seven Sisters Road, w...

Oil hits six-week low as OPEC fails to curb oversupply

The EIA said USA crude inventories fell by 1.7 million barrels in the week ending June 9, against a market expectation of a 2.7 million drawdown and compared to yesterday's 2.7 ...

White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on

Ruddy said the ethics behind Mueller's presence are concerning considering how he was appointed to be special counsel. As Rosenstein went on to say, "I've been a prosecutor for 2...

Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license

In September, Keenan was able to change her New York City-issued birth certificate. A 2015 survey of more than 27,000 transgender people across all 50 states found that 68...

No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe

Under current Justice Department regulations, firing Mueller would have to be done by deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, not the president- though those regulations could theo...

Congressman: Ex-aide shows 'feistiness' after shooting

Matt Mika , director of government relations in the meat processor's Washington office, was shot when a gunman fired upon a group of congressmen practicing for an upcoming char...

DC police seek arrest of Turks for melee, angering Erdogan

The Metropolitan Police Department said in a brief statement that Sinan Narin had been arrested in Virginia on an aggravated assault charge. Mahmut Sami Ellialti, who told C...

Zarif to Annan: Iran to Provide Qatar with Humanitarian Aids

It comes as relations between Tehran and Washington have grown increasingly strained, most recently overshadowed by a string of allegations made by a number of high-ranking Irani...

SCO Summit: India inducted into organisation, Narendra Modi meets Afghan President

President Ashraf Ghani called for joint efforts against terrorism and said those countries which differentiate between good terrorists and bad terrorists will pay the price for it....

US soldiers killed by Afghan soldier; Taliban takes credit for attack

The shooting took place a few hours after an American airstrike in southern Helmand Province accidentally killed two Afghan policemen. Such insider attacks have happened before...

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UK prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco

Her Downing Street office initially said last Saturday that the "principles of an outline agreement" had been agreed with the DUP, only for the smaller party to contradict that hou...

Ukip's stand-in leader warns Theresa May: Don't water down Brexit objectives

The so-called confidence and supply agreement means that the supporting party will back the government in motions of confidence by either voting in favor or abstaining, while ret...

Kushner asked to 'lay low' amid Russian interference reports

Kushner asked to 'lay low' amid Russian interference reports

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared "Got Dem Visas" Kushner, wanted to have a burner phone in the White House that was directly connected to Russian Federation ; the ...

Palestinians say Gaza man killed at protest on Gaza border

He said in Berlin he is seeking a response "soon". The incident took place after the soldiers fired many live rounds at Palestinians protesting on their lands, close to the bor...

After Trump Says Iran Reaps What it Sows, Iran Condemns "Repugnant" Statement

The ministry did not identify the men's hometowns, nor say how they were able to evade authorities. He did not elaborate. US Council on Foreign Relations president Richard Haass ...