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ODOT used similar bridge building method as Miami bridge

At each phase in the project, the supports such as piers are created to hold the entire weight placed on them, he said . The pedestrian bridge, which was recently installed on March 10, collapsed down during the busy rush hours at Miami on Thurs...

16-Term New York Democrat Rep. Louise Slaughter Dies

In Congress, she also supported funding for the Arts. Her loss will be deeply felt. Her death creates a vacancy at the top of the Democratic side of the Rules panel, which sets the terms of House floor debates. She is survived by three daughters, s...

Kremlin says response to Britain could come 'any minute'

As the global scandal gathers pace, Skripal and his daughter remain in critical condition after exposure to the Soviet-designed chemical Novichok on March 4 in the southwestern English city of Salisbury. Using a military-grade nerve agent in the Sali...

Rajya Sabha polls: All three BJP candidates elected unopposed from Rajasthan

The JD (S) in 2016 filed a petition seeking disqualification of B.Z. Zameer Ahmed Khan, Akhanda Srinivas Murthy, Iqbal Ansari, Bheema Naik, N. Cheluvaraya Swamy, H.C. With the BJP nominee withdrawing her papers, the election of the remaining six cand...

Saudi crown prince says will develop nuclear bomb if Iran does

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said his country would obtain a nuclear bomb if Iran develops an atomic weapon. The comments come after a recent joint statement from Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain condemning Iran' for ...

Free Agent Tackle Nate Solder To Sign With Giants

The left tackle spent the past seven seasons as Tom Brady's blindside protector, starting 95 games. We will continue to provide updates as they become available. It's worth noting that $34.9 Million of it happens to be guaranteed. The Giants stil...

Pak calls home its envoy in India for consultations over harassment: FO

Pakistan has called back its High Commissioner in New Delhi , Sohail Mahmood, for consultation to Islamabad over incidents of "harassing" of its Embassy's staff in the Indian capital, the Foreign Office stated on Thursday. He said India should ...

Another Trump Lawyer Was Involved In The Stormy Daniels Legal Battle

Daniels says on the website that she will use donations for attorney's fees, out-of-pocket legal costs, any damages assessed against her and security costs. Cohen "expects the American people to believe that he spent all of this time and energy, hour...

Wildcat Wearhouse raises funds for fallen Pikeville officer's family

Trooper Martin located Officer Hamilton who had sustained a fatal gunshot wound. Hamilton was pronounced dead at the scene. The gunman managed to flee the scene, and authorities have not yet named a suspect. Law enforcement agencies in Frankfort,...

Suspended Proteas star Kagiso Rabada tops ICC rankings

Du Plessis was speaking before the ICC confirmed that Rabada had been banned for the remaining two Tests of a series that will head to Newlands next week all square at one apiece, but came after South Africa had contested the charge levelled at Rabad...

Indian Wells: Roger Federer Takes Care Of Business, Novak Djokovic Crashes Out

Having lost seven games in a row, Krajinovic finally got on the board again with a hold for 3-1 in the second. A five-time victor at Indian Wells , Federer needed less than an hour to crush Krajinovic. So talking about faster, I just think there i...

Close associate of Russian business oligarch Boris Berezovsky found dead

A lawyer says a Russian businessman who had associated with a prominent critic of the Kremlin who died in London in 2013 also has been found dead in the British capital. According to the Russian Embassy in London, the United Kingdom refused to ...

Channelview community welcomes some students home after bus crash

Interstate 10 was shut down in both directions about 20 miles east of Mobile, AL, during the time helicopters transported the injured to about 10 area hospitals. "Everybody is being transferred to a hospital to at least be checked out", said Elliott....

Kenedy wanted by Newcastle on a permanent basis

Kenedy has made a brilliant impact at Newcastle , and it would make sense for the Magpies to sign the youngster on a permanent deal in the summer of 2018. "They don't show any stress and that's important". Sometimes you can play badly, sometimes y...

Police say bombs caused both Austin blasts

Police say the teen died at the scene, while the woman was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. The latest explosions happened during the South by Southwest music, film and technology festival, which brings about 400,000 visitors t...

Civilian death toll tops 1000 in assault on Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said government forces have also cut off the main highway that links northern Ghouta with its southern parts, isolating the town of Douma , the largest in the area. The evacuation deal came after J...

Turkish troops can enter Syria's Afrin "at any moment": Erdogan

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said the attacking forces "are now 4km away from the town of Afrin from the northeast, where there are intense clashes, air strikes, and artillery fire". Fighting was raging on ...

Statue vandalism row: Miscreants smear paint on Dr Ambedkar's statue

The war of ideological icons peaked on Wednesday, with reports of statues being defiled filtered in from various parts of the country. The incident sparked sharp criticism from the saffron outfit. "An additional police force has been deployed in the ...

Putin: Russians Charged in Election Meddling 'May Be Brought to Justice'

The two leaders met on the sidelines of global summits a year ago. Russian leader Vladimir Putin praised U.S. President Donald Trump as a "balanced" man he can negotiate with, but he also assailed the West for "illegitimate and unfair" Ukraine-...

Davis has 41, Pelicans top Clippers 121-116 for 9th straight

Davis departed with 3:04 left in the half and the Pelicans leading 54-51 after taking a shot in the ribs from Jordan. The Clippers took their first lead of the game at 49-48 on Harris' layup off an alley-oop pass from Williams in the second.

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Sioux City Younkers to close, according to reports

It appears the end is near for Bon-Ton. The Bon-Ton's parent company, which has corporate offices in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, operates more than 250 stores under several namep...

Narendra Modi Sweden visit: 10 things on PM's agenda

Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and his Swedish counterpart Stefan Löfven. After attending an Indian community event here late on Tuesday night, Modi will depart for London on ...

Toronto police to provide update on Bruce McArthur investigation Monday

Idsinga says Kanagaratnam's remains were found at a home McArthur used as storage for his landscaping business. He was not on file as missing in Canada. McArthur was arrested in Ja...

United States bans sales to Chinese phone-maker ZTE

Stephen Hadley, national security adviser under President George W. Bush, on President Trump's decision to block Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm , the president's push for a wall ...

Russian Federation on wrong side of Syria war: Mike Pence warns Putin

United States Vice President Michael Pence on Saturday said that Russian Federation is "on the wrong side of the war" while referring to recent strikes on Syria by the U.S. This w...

Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies

Al-Jaafari was quoted by SANA news agency as saying that the Syrian government was ready to facilitate the teams' entry into any point in Douma, Eastern Ghouta's largest town. But ...

Trump Promises to Lay Off States with Legal Marijuana

While many states have decriminalized or legalized marijuana use, the drug is still illegal under federal law, which created a conflict between federal and state law. "Since the ca...

Zuckerberg testimony tells us nothing new about privacy

And the tech illiteracy of numerous senators hampered the efficacy of much of the questioning , with Zuckerberg at times having to explain basic features of the social network...

Watch Yankees vs. Red Sox

Tyler Austin slid into second base hard on a force out causing the benches to clear, but nothing happened as the players just conversed on the diamond. Austin carried over the ...

Donald Trump eyeing return to TPP tade pact: US Senators

Lawmakers at a White House meeting on trade say that President Trump is eyeing a re-entry into the Trans Pacific Partnership after making the United States' exit from the trade...

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Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Trump had tweeted earlier that Russian Federation shouldn't be allied with a "Gas Killing Animal", a reference to Syrian President Bashar Assad, whose regime is accused of killi...

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

When he toppled former Prime Minister Tony Abbott in 2015, Mr Turnbull justified the move by noting that Mr Abbott had trailed the Labor opposition party in 30 consecutive New...

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi Air Forces announced Wednesday the interception of two missiles fired from Yemen, including one towards Riyadh, Al Arabiya local news reported. "The missile force carried...

Real Madrid defend big lead in Champions League

Who would have told a young Buffon that he might end his Champions League career at the Bernabeu?" To do this, we will be playing a tight game and hope to do the impossible. "We ...

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Teachers went on strike last week after lawmakers passed a funding package that offered only about $50 million for schools, where students have grappled with outdated, crumbling ...