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Saudi Arabia agrees to buy Russian S-400 air defense system

The report came during a visit by Saudi King Salman to Moscow . Saudi Arabia has signed preliminary agreements to buy S-400 air defense systems and receive "cutting-edge technologies" from Russian Federation as King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Sa...

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 ending discrimination against LGBT people isn't actually all that imp...

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 more than 62 million women ", Dawn Laguens, the executive vice presiden...

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 leadership . Her aides sought to spin the speech as showing May's human side, ...

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 that it can accommodate around 800,000 people. The United Nations has con...

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 high-stakes gambler. Philippines immigration bureau spokeswoman Anton...

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 Haider al-Abadi ordered all airspace above Iraqi Kurdistan closed to co...

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 2016, a Canadian who said he was acting on orders of Allah attacked two ...

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 clear, with a low around 44. South wind 8 to 13 miles per hour. Chance of...

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. Yildirim stated that that KRG authority in Erbil had made a grave mist...

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 Capitan on Thursday and filled the valley below with a cloud of dust.

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 in the 2016 presidential election. "Their response was, frankly, inade...

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 an unappetising choice: a leader barely known even in Westminster or ...

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 NCAA. Evans was named to the Oklahoma State staff a month later, on Apri...

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 requires goods shipped between American ports to travel on US -flagged shi...

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 committee is launching a wide-ranging examination of air travel by high...

Interpol, Risking Politicization, Admits PA as Member

The Palestinian bid was part of efforts to push for membership in global institutions to advance the goal of statehood. "We are disappointed by the Interpol vote to admit the "State of Palestine " as a full member state", Anti-Defamation League ...

Spanish police to take over Catalan polling stations to thwart independence vote

Madrid has responded with the heavy legal artillery at its disposal to block the vote, dealing a blow to plans to hold a vote with a semblance of legitimacy. These actions have provoked mass demonstrations and drawn accusations from Catalan leaders ...

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle together at official event

The Suits star carried herself with grace and elegance as she enjoyed what is likely her first of many outings during the Invictus Games. The prince jumped into the passenger seat of the miniature auto that was driven around the children's track ...

Boy, 8, dies from hammer attack after trying to protect younger sister

Authorities said Chaney, at one point, turned the hammer an knife on the girl and the mother, who was reportedly out at the time of the incident. He allegedly also used lighter fluid on them. She said Brown will probably never see out of her left eye...

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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...