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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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Sessions ends transgender workplace protections

The government's compelling interest in enforcing these laws should mean the businesses lose their arguments - but the Department of Justice guidance suggests that the interest in...

Trump guts Obamacare's contraceptive mandate

The administration has issued a long-expected revision to Obama-era rules . "With this rule, the Trump administration is taking direct aim at birth control coverage for mor...

United Kingdom leader Theresa May's slogan literally fell apart during her 'disastrous' speech

Britain's under-fire Prime Minister Theresa May was facing a fight for her political life Friday with a growing number of her own MPs said to favor a challenge to her leadersh...

Bangladesh to move 800000 Rohingya into single camp

Up until now they've been living in a range of different refugee camps across southern Bangladesh. They plan to expand an existing camp near the border town of Cox's Bazar so tha...

Shop that sold gun to Las Vegas shooter forced into lockdown

Paddock transferred $100,000 to the Philippines in the days before the shooting, the AP reported. Authorities are grasping to find a motive for Paddock, a 64-year-old retiree and...

United States seeks 'new Israel' in region, Khamenei says of Iraq Kurd referendum

Ayatollah Khamenei further termed the development as an "incident", adding that Iran and Turkey must take any possible measures to confront with the incident. Iraqi Prime Minster H...

No 'terrorism' charges for now in Edmonton attack

Subsequently, a van was stopped at a checkpoint, and the name of the driver appeared to be similar to the name of the registered owner of the auto that hit the officer. In March 2...

Sunny, high near 70 — TODAY'S FORECAST

The overnight low is expected to be near 47. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Tonight: Mostly cle...

In Iraq's tinderbox city, referendum sparks fears of sectarian war

The Trump administration has said it does not recognise the independence referendum in Iraq's Kurdish region - as tensions flare between the regional government and Baghdad. Yild...

Why rockfalls happen in Yosemite

The National Park Service reportedly sent a helicopter to the Higher Cathedral Spire to help rescue the climber. An vast mass of granite plunged from the side of El Capita...

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Twitter Finds More Than 200 Russia Linked Accounts

Twitter Finds More Than 200 Russia Linked Accounts

The three companies are facing intense scrutiny from U.S. House and Senate intelligence panels as investigators focus on social media's role in Russia's efforts to interfere ...

Kent's Henry Bolton becomes latest Ukip leader

Kent's Henry Bolton becomes latest Ukip leader

She tweeted: "Today: Jihad - 1 Truth - 0". "I read her manifesto on her website". Bolton, an ex-soldier, won 30% of the vote, seeing off Anne Marie Waters's challenge. IT WAS...

Ex-USC assistant charged in corruption probe (Updated with USC statement)

Ex-USC assistant charged in corruption probe (Updated with USC statement)

Evans surrendered to federal marshals early Wednesday on federal corruption charges following an investigation into the criminal influence of money on coaches and players in the NC...

Trump Waives Jones Act Amid Puerto Rico's Food And Water Crisis

Trump Waives Jones Act Amid Puerto Rico's Food And Water Crisis

Defense Department said 80 percent of the island's electricity lines are damaged and almost half its residents are without drinking water. The roughly 100-year-old Jones Act req...

Trump unhappy with top health official over travel

Trump unhappy with top health official over travel

When asked if he would fire the Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary over the matter, the Republican president said: "We'll see". The House Oversight and Government Reform c...