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Sumrall High School to boost police presence after social media threat

Local news reports that a 16-year-old female student at the high school was arrested and faces a felony charge of Inducing Panic. "We appreciate everyone's concern in the matter and continued vigilance for the safety of our children", the Schenecta...

The Security Clearance Crackdown Did Not Affect Jared Kushner

Porter was eventually forced to resign after two of his ex-wives came forward with domestic abuse allegations. Almost a year into the Trump administration, some senior-level staffers - including daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband, Kushner - rema...

Text of revised Pacific trade deal released

The content of the letters and the countries with whom New Zealand is negotiating are secret until the signing ceremony for the updated TPP agreement in Chile, scheduled for March 8, assuming no further hiccups in the life of the troubled trade a...

Japan man wins custody of 13 kids born to surrogates

The case harks back to late 2014, when Thai police said they had found 13 babies fathered by a Japanese national with nine Thai surrogate mothers. The children are still in state custody, and the man is in talks with the Social Development and Huma...

Mueller charges Gates associate with lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation in Russian Federation probe

The firm was helping prepare a report on the trial of Yulia Tymoshenko . The attorney, Alex van der Zwaan , worked in London for the prominent NY law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. Van Der Zwaan reportedly was one of the authors...

Trump accuser challenges president: 'By all means, release the footage'

Rachel Crooks , who first went public in the months before the 2016 election, says she greeted Trump outside an elevator in the building where they both worked in an attempt to be cordial to one of her company's business partners. 'Why doesn't @ wa...

Supreme Court Won't Hear Challenge To Calif. Gun Waiting-Period Case

Florida Governor Rick Scott said during a joint news conference. Lead plaintiff Jeff Silvester , the Calguns Foundation and its executive director Brandon Combs , and the Second Amendment Foundation in 2011 challenged the 10-day waiting per...

On Twitter: Trump and his fiercest critic Romney friends again

Romney thanked Trump for the endorsement in a Tweet posted soon after the president's statement. Ted Cruz (R-Texas). That same month, Romney said he would have never accepted Trump's 2012 presidential campaign endorsement had he made similar di...

Freezing rain and freezing drizzle possible Monday night into Tuesday

Overnight, there's a slight chance of drizzle after 4 a.m., patchy fog after 5 a.m., otherwise partly cloudy skies, a low around 32 and south winds at 10 to 15 miles per hour decreasing to 5 to 10 miles per hour after midnight. They will be brisk fro...

South Korea and U.S. to resume military exercises after Paralympics

The United States' top military official in South Korea has affirmed the two allied countries will continue conducting joint military exercises . Analysts say the Games-driven bonhomie on the peninsula may not last long once the sporting festiva...

Chance for lowland snow Sunday before coldest blast of winter

Snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour are likely, mainly in areas where winter storm warnings have been issued, which will reduce visibility and will lead to risky travel conditions. As that front drives in a brisk northwest wind (gusting over...

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau begins week-long India visit

February 21: the PM will depart from Mumbai for Amritsar where he will visit the Golden Temple following which he will return to New Delhi . Trudeau will be accompanied by his four Sikh Ministers - Harjit Singh Sajjan (defence), Navdeep Singh Ba...

Cyril Ramaphosa elected new South African leader

Only one candidate has been nominated , namely, the honourable Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa , the nomination is in order. "The issues that you have raised, issues that have to do with corruption, issues of how we can straighten out our state-owned en...

Netanyahu rejects calls to step down

Police have been investigating Netanyahu in regards to two cases for more than a year: one where he allegedly accepted bribes in exchange for lending his influence while another concerns suspicions he conspired with the publisher of a newspaper.

Tech Giants Under Pressure Over Russian Opposition Leader's Posts

This follows a high-profile investigation into the men's relationship by Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny . Navalny's producer Oxana Baulina said they have received a warning from YouTube and Google Russia offices ordering them to remo...

New Horizons probe captures images at record distance from Earth

Prior to New Horizons' star shot, the image taken farthest from Earth was one of the Blue Marble snapped by the Voyager 1 spacecraft on February 14, 1990. These efforts could reveal much about the formation and evolution of the Solar System, and ...

Kremlin Is Aloof as Wounded Return After Fighting US in Syria

Syria is simply not within our nation's sphere of interest, nor is there anything to be gained by continued US military involvement in any of the proxy wars now being waged on its soil. "We have not received that word" at key USA military headquarte...

Saudi Arabia Pledges $1.5 Billion to Help Rebuild Iraq

It was also unclear how much of the $30 billion represented loans. "Iraq is required today to start a comprehensive reconstruction of the infrastructure and facilities that were destroyed". On the reconciliation process in Iraq, he said it should g...

Donald Trump Wants To Replace Food Stamps With Meal Kits

Current USDA requirements say that able-bodied adults without children can only get three months of food stamps in three years unless they work or participate in a job training program at least 20 hours a week. "What they're trying to do is dem...

West Ham move further from EPL drop zone with Watford win

The win moved the Hornets up to 11th in the table with 30 points. West Ham United manager David Moyes praises striker Marko Arnautovic for his performance against Watford , adding that there is more to come from the Austrian. We will not b...

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Candidate for Maryland governor dies unexpectedly

Baltimore County police released this statement about the 60-year-old politician, who was running as a Democratic candidate for Maryland governor. He was transported by ambulanc...

'Everyone thinks' I deserve Nobel Prize

Mr Trump would be in line for the Nobel Peace Prize if he can fix the agreement , the Foreign Secretary said as he urged him not to pull out of the long-fought for accord. Kim J...

Mormon Church severs century old partnership with Boy Scouts

While most of the re-branding and changes will rollout in early 2019, several Cub Scout groups across the nation have opted to participate in an "Early Adopter Program" which is ...

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigns after assault claims

Considering how many women Schneiderman is accused of abusing, "look out" may have been some very timely advice. Cox added: "It begs the question of who in New York Democrati...

Sessions Talks 'Zero Tolerance' Policy at Border

The administration has "zero tolerance" for lawbreakers at the border. Sessions said that if people like the heckler "don't like what we do, call your congressman to change the l...

'US Embassy' Road Signs Installed in Jerusalem

With just ten days left until the USA embassy in Israel is moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman commented on the upcoming event during an ...

Blankenship bid divides West Virginia, as GOP primary rivals praise Trump intervention

Mr. Morrissey seized to the president's no announcement at a tweet of his own, saying Mr. Blankenship would-be an "disaster" at the general election. "It's really sad that the pr...

Melania Goes For Power Combo At Initiative Unveiling

Her new awareness campaign, called " Be Best ", is dedicated to children's well-being , cyberbullying and opioid abuse . Former first lady Michelle Obama made efforts toward im...

Jordan drawn alongside Australia for 2019 Asian Cup

I'm sure Zaccheroni will bring a good defensive structure to their game, which I feel they need. The draw can be a tricky affair, and that is why the likes of Chhetri, Phil Young...

Anti-Putin leader Alexei Navalny one of 1600 arrested

Navalny was detained in Moscow where he was attending a demonstration organised by him against the inauguration of the Russian president. Thousands took part in the rally i...

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Unified North, South Korea TT team lose

Unified North, South Korea TT team lose

The sudden decision guarantees the team a medal, as a third-place match will not be held at the World Team Table Tennis Championships now under way in Sweden. This is Table Ten...

Corrected: US judge questions special counsel's powers in Manafort case

Manafort has pleaded not guilty to both indictments. "You really care about getting information Mr. Manafort can give you that would reflect on Mr. Trump and lead to his prosecut...

Republicans Nominate Trump for 2018 Noble Peace Prize

Republicans Nominate Trump for 2018 Noble Peace Prize

The president's fans clearly feel the same, with the crowd at a rally in MI last Saturday chanting "Nobel, Nobel" as the president discussed the situation in North Korea . Senate...

Central American migrants from 'caravan' have entered US

Central American migrants from 'caravan' have entered US

More than 100 members of the caravan, most from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, have been camped in the square near the entrance of the San Ysidro pedestrian bridge from Mexic...

000 calls hit by Telstra cable lightning strike

000 calls hit by Telstra cable lightning strike

UPDATE 9.20AM: TELSTRA has revealed a lightning strike is the cause of a major service outage across the country today . "We're working to restore services ASAP and are sorry fo...