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Oct 20 2018

White House calls for justice in Khashoggi case, lawmakers criticize Saudi statement

President Donald Trump , who first came out hard on the Saudis over the disappearance but has since backed off, said Thursday it "certainly looks" as though Khashoggi is...

Oct 20 2018

Manafort to be sentenced in February; appears in wheelchair

Manafort's health right now due to the terms of his confinement", Downing said . A judge on Friday set February 8 for sentencing of Manafort, who was convicted of tax...

Oct 19 2018

At least 50 feared dead after being hit by train in India

Several people were mowed down by one of the trains, they said. "As Dussehra celebration was taking place some incident had occurred and people started rushing towards ...

Oct 19 2018

Brexit: Extension headache for Theresa May after European Union summit

Accepting that would mean extending the period during which Britain would be "bound by European Union laws" while having no representation until December 2021. The te...

Oct 19 2018

Fight breaks out in OR between left and right wing protestors

City Councilman Rory Lancman , also a Democrat, said video shows police officers were at the scene of an assault by Proud Boys members but did not arrest anyone from...

Oct 19 2018

Trump praises Montana GOP congressman for body-slamming reporter

Gianforte, who won the election, pleaded guilty to assaulting a reporter. "I shouldn't say that". He recalled hearing the story when he was overseas and admitted th...

Oct 19 2018

Volunteers join search for girl whose parents were killed

Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald issued a plea on Facebook for 100 volunteers to report to the intersection of Highway 8 and 16th Street in the city of Barron to he...

Oct 19 2018

Top 3 Kandahar officials killed by own guards, USA general survives

Afghan TV reported that members of the Kandahar province governor's elite guards began firing on Americans and Afghan officials during the meeting, which included Gen...

Oct 18 2018

Trump praises McConnell's role in battle over Kavanaugh

The event sold out quickly, Bracciale said. Women say the episode draws them toward Democrats over Republicans by a 16-point margin, while men are more evenly split. Du...

Oct 18 2018

American Pilot Dead in Ukrainian Military Plane Crash

Nehring was sent to Ukraine as part of the Clear Sky 2018 training exercise, the guard said. The crash occurred at approximately 5 p.m. local time, officials with U...

Oct 18 2018

Toll in Crimean school shooting rises to 19 dead

Violent attacks on schools and colleges are extremely rare in Russian Federation but there have been several high-profile cases recently with far fewer victims. Crimea's ...

Oct 18 2018

White House says Trump 'open' to visiting Moscow

Again, Cui answered, sort of. China and the United States are embroiled in a months-long trade dispute, in which the world's two largest economies have slapped tariffs ...

Oct 16 2018

Australia considers recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital

One future scenario could involve Australia recognising a Palestinian Authority capital in East Jerusalem and Israeli capital in West Jerusalem. Most foreign nations have...

Oct 16 2018

Trump tours hurricane-battered Florida and Georgia, praises recovery efforts

Numerous houses in Mexico Beach had no roofs. As the countless number of volunteers continue to stream in to help in the recovery, Jessen is finding strength in her fai...

Oct 16 2018

A judge dismisses Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit against Trump

Lawyers for Mr Trump have sought to dismiss both lawsuits. He also says Daniels knows nothing about him and is "a total con". In return, Daniels was paid $130,000 - a p...

Oct 16 2018

The Elizabeth Warren Native American ancestry debate, explained

Trump has continued to attack the MA senator and potential 2020 rival on Twitter charging Tuesday morning "that her claims of being of Indian heritage have turned out to ...

Oct 16 2018

WWE Responds To Reported Dissent Amongst Talent Roster Over Crown Jewel

And now, with the all but certain murder of Washington Post journalist and Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi , the WWE's " Crown Jewel " event is anything but. should rec...

Oct 15 2018

Avalanche kills 9 climbers on Mount Gurja in Nepal

The South Korean embassy in Nepal said Sunday that all nine bodies were transported to a nearby village. after a mission that began early in the morning. The South Korean...

Oct 15 2018

Portugal issues red alert for rare Atlantic hurricane

Leslie caused a lot of tree damage in the Portuguese seaside town of Figueira da Foz. "The town seemed to be in a state of war with cars smashed by fallen trees", he s...

Oct 13 2018

People in Charlottesville Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day

Columbus Day is an important federal holiday for many Italian-Americans of the baby boomer generation, and I understand why: Many of them remember a time when their grand...