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Warm Tonight, Windy Tomorrow 3-22-18

Tonight: Variable cloud cover, an isolated snow shower or two with minor accumulations. Highs in the mid-30s. We aren't expecting much of this to stick, possibly a dusting to an inch across the highest peaks. There may be a small chance of black ice...

Carles Puigdemont, Catalan Ex-Leader, Is Detained by German Police

Puigdemont's detention issued by Spain . "Schleswig-Holstein police are at this point in time unable to provide more details", it said, other than that Puigdemont was taken into custody at 11:19am (09:19 GMT). He was visiting Finland last week...

Dropbox shares surge in biggest tech debut since Snap

The cloud-storage company was worth almost $12 billion, above its most recent private valuation. While DropBox has revealed the total user count and the number of paying customers, many competitors don't reveal how many premium customers they hav...

Iowa family of four found dead in Mexican resort town

News reports quickly followed , also noting that foul play was likely not a factor. The Mexico Tourism Board said in a statement it was aware of the investigation and "we would like to express our sympathies to all family and friends of the Shar...

HR Prompts Media to Add Missing Ahed Tamimi Info

When her trial began in February, she faced 12 charges, including aggravated assault, however, 8 were dropped as part of the plea deal. Amnesty said in an emailed statement after Tamimi's conviction that her sentence was at odds with worldwide law ...

Trump Administration To Approve $1 Billion Arms Sale To Saudi Arabia

Coming nearly three years to the day that Saudi Arabia , supported by the US, began a campaign of airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen , the State Department ironically and sarcastically wrote: "This proposed sale will support USA foreign poli...

North, South Korea set to hold talks ahead of major summit

In this March 7, 2018, photo, people watch a TV screen showing images of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea . In a March 23rd editorial, the Times said tha...

Trump names ex-ambassador John Bolton as new National Security Adviser

Yet historically, even those who espoused the most extreme positions as private citizens have a way of moderating when faced with the awesome task of running the nation. "Obviously there was some friction between the secretary of State and the pres...

Govt shutdown avoided as Trump withdraws threat & signs spending bill

Leaders of both parties from the House Energy & Commerce Committee, the Senate Commerce Committee, and both chambers' appropriations committees worked to ensure new funds not only for now covered TV stations, but also for LPTV, translator, and FM rad...

GOP senators criticize Trump for congratulating Putin on win

Moscow stands accused of the attempted murder of ex-spy Sergei Skripal in the city of Salisbury via nerve agent - a charge the Kremlin denies. US President Donald Trump congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election despi...

Toyota suspends autonomous vehicle testing in USA after Uber crash

In a statement, Tempe mayor Mark Mitchell said the crash was "tragic" and the community grieves for Herzberg. A self-driving Uber Volvo XC90 sport-utility vehicle killed 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg as she crossed the street with her bicycle Sunda...

Boko Haram frees abducted Dapchi schoolgirls

Mohammed had earlier said their release was the result of "back-channel efforts" with the help of "some friends of the country", without elaborating. The minister added that the number of the freed girls would be updated after the remaining ones ha...

Judge Allows Former 'Apprentice' Contestant to Press Defamation Lawsuit Against Trump

Zervos first made public her claims against Trump at an October 2016 news conference as one of a parade of women who accused him of misconduct after the release of an " Access Hollywood " recording capturing the future president boasting in graph...

Erdogan says Turkey to drive Kurds from Syria and Iraq

Turkey first launched military operations in Syria in 2016, and Erdogan has repeatedly said it will not allow a "terror corridor" along its border. Turkey will continue the operation in Syria's Afrin until order and tranquility are ensured, Turkish...

Trump to clamp down on opioid dealers - including seeking the death penalty

He added that the "drug dealers" and "drug pushers" are "really doing (the) damage". Trump was joined at the afternoon event by First Lady Melania Trump, who spoke before him about the effects of the opioid crisis on children. "No more 'let's hav...

Vladimir Putin easily wins fourth term, exit poll suggests

Mr. Putin's expected re-election means a continuation of the multi-faceted conflict between Russian Federation and the West, with an information war raging alongside real fights in Ukraine and Syria, and both sides seeking to damage the other's eco...

NCAA Tournament: Michigan St., N. Carolina ousted

In the meantime, this is a loss the Spartans are going to want back. "We got beat because we couldn't make a shot", Spartans coach Tom Izzo said. I don't care who is in front of us. The Orange countered and pulled within one thanks to four straight...

Britain's top diplomat says Russia's Vladimir Putin ordered ex-spy's poisoning

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Russian Federation would respond by expelling British diplomats "soon". Moscow is expected to expel a number of British diplomats in response to the expulsion of 23 diplomats from the UK. US President Donald ...

Two militants killed, three policemen injured in Srinagar gunfight

A large cache of arms and other incriminating material has also been seized from the slain terrorists. In connection with this incident, the police have registered a case under relevant sections of law and an investigation has been initiated.

Theresa May says Britain 'considering next steps' after Russian Federation expels 23 diplomats

Western powers see the nerve-agent attack as the latest sign of alleged Russian meddling overseas. The Russian foreign ministry said it was taking the measures in response to what it called the U.K.'s "provocative actions and unfounded accusation...

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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 ...