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Another Gold-Medal Gymnast Sues Team Dr. Nassar Over Abuse

Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison in January, and he was then sentenced to 40 to 125 years in prison in February on multiple counts of sexual abuse against girls and young women. Wieber's lawsuit alleges that MSU, USA Gymnastics, ...

Former first lady Barbara Bush enjoyed her trips to Tulsa

Bush - and to Mr Jeb Bush , a former Florida governor and one-time presidential aspirant. The friend introduced him to Barbara Pierce, a publisher's daughter from Rye who was going to school in SC. U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, a Democrat, thanked the p...

US, UK issue joint warning on Russian hackers

In a first-of-its-kind joint statement , released on Tuesday, the officials said they had "high confidence" that Russian state-sponsored cyber actors "are using compromised routers to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks to support espionage, extract...

Died former first lady of the USA Barbara Bush

In the same conversation, she said she didn't fear death for herself or "my precious George". She struggled with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in her final years. U.S. Rep. Bill Flores, R-Bryan, commended Bush for her literacy efforts....

Syria strikes spark opposition in the West

They have been tasked with investigating the site of the alleged April 7 chemical attack in the town of Douma, in the formerly rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta, which Western powers said involved chlorine and sarin, and killed dozens.

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 the second leg of his tour. "Prime Minister Lofven had participated in...

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 nameplates. Younkers has had a presence in the Siouxland market since 1947 ...

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 January and charged with the murders of Andrew Kinsman and Selim Esen ,...

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 along the border with Mexico and the president's upcoming meeting with...

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 was Pence's first media interaction after United States forces launched ...

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 rival politicians and some Conservative colleagues have called for a p...

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 campaign, President Trump has consistently supported states' rights to d...

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 . The hearings were a major test for Zuckerberg. "I don't want to vote...

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 bag, with his spikes clipping the right foot of Boston shortstop Br...

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 pact one of the first items on his to-do list after taking office.

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 Newspoll opinion surveys. "It's really, I suppose, something for Malcolm...

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 killing dozens of people in a suspected chemical attack on rebel-held Douma ...

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 out a large-scale ballistic missile attack on various parts of Saudi ...

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 know how he defends, how he plays". Juventus have kept six clean s...

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 textbooks and shortened weeks, and many teachers have been forced to...

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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

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...