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Jun 10 2017

Israel pushes ahead with plans for 3000 settlement homes

Since most countries see the Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands in the West bank as illegal, Anat Ben Nun said he expected a great deal of worldwide condemnation of ...

Jun 10 2017

House Democrats launch longshot bid to impeach Trump

Mr Trump fired the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director last month, and has been criticised frequently for doing so. "The question really is not whether the ...

Jun 10 2017

NY Gov. Cuomo denies insurers Medicaid, other state access without exchange participation

The bill also would phase out enhanced federal payments to the states for the ACA's expansion of Medicaid to low-income adults. It said it is still talking to regulator...

Jun 10 2017

You Are Now Free to Bare Your Boobs on This Maryland Beach

Now the question is just how many women will take advantage and go topless on Ocean City beaches? "Our police department will respond to calls from the Beach Patrol and...

Jun 10 2017

Naked man accused of urinating on auto, damaging FL deputy's cruiser

Dash camera video shows the encounter between Humphries and the deputy. The witness said when Humphries couldn't get inside the vehicle, he made a decision to urinate o...

Jun 10 2017

Butler's Chris Holtmann named new Ohio State basketball coach, replacing Thad Matta

Holtmann hasn't won a league title yet, but he did turn Gardner-Webb around, taking them from the Big South basement to a second-place finish in his third season. And cr...

Jun 10 2017

Officer justified in firing at motorist

Prosecutors claim that Yanez did not see the gun and acted unreasonably; the defense argues that Yanez saw Castile's hand on the gun, which he had a permit to carry, the ...

Jun 10 2017

No charges for passenger in DC crash that hurt 3

Dwayne Nicholas Taylor , 23, was charged with possession of an unregistered firearm . The pick-up then kept traveling up 18th Street, going through the intersection at...

Jun 10 2017

"We are under siege" | President Trump gives charging speech during Comey's testimony

While under oath, the former FBI director accused the White House of lying, the president of asking for his loyalty, pressuring him to drop an investigation and firing ...

Jun 10 2017

Police arrest 3 more in London Bridge attack investigation

Witness accounts suggest Thomas might have been thrown into the river, police said . Armed police responded and within eight minutes had shot dead all three attacke...

Jun 10 2017

Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions

Sessions has come under fire from the president over his recusal from an investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election, an inquiry that's now exploring wheth...

Jun 10 2017

White House says Trump, Merkel 'get along very well'

Germany unleashed a volley of criticism yesterday (29 May) against US President Donald Trump , slamming his "short-sighted" policies that have "weakened the West" and ...

Jun 10 2017

Pitt relents, tells transfer he can play for UNC

If they had not granted a full release, Johnson would be "permanently ineligible", Pitt athletic department spokesman Matt Plizga said in a release. Nobody's expecting Jo...

Jun 10 2017

Church bus crashes in Atlanta area; fire chief says 21 hurt

Fulton County police described what they called a horrific scene. Madison Baptist Association urged its followers on its Facebook page to be in prayer for the victi...

Jun 10 2017

Cornyn finds case for Trump in Comey testimony

Richman confirmed Thursday that he was the friend Comey testified who had discussed the memos with the press. Susan Collins tells MSNBC's "Morning Joe" that she fou...

Jun 10 2017

UAE bans expressions of sympathy toward Qatar

Qatar is home to 11,000 U.S. troops and the Al Udeid Air Base, the main regional center for air operations against the terrorist group. Three of the council's six membe...

Jun 10 2017

White House: Trump's tweets are 'official statements'

Since then, it has grabbed 12 tweets including one in which he criticised London Mayor Sadiq Khan and took one of his statements out of context. Harvard law professo...

Jun 10 2017

Sen. Risch questions top United States intelligence officials

But their boss has made reauthorizing more complicated. Both Democrats and Republicans have expressed support for Section 702, but asked the intelligence chiefs questio...

Jun 09 2017

UAE bans expressions of sympathy towards Qatar

Tightening pressure, Saudi Arabia's aviation authority revoked the license of Qatar Airways and ordered its offices to be closed within 48 hours, a day after the kingdom,...

Jun 09 2017

Sheriff: Disgruntled ex-worker killed 5, then himself

The status of the shooter is unknown and Sheriff Jerry Demings is reportedly on scene and being briefed. According to the report, Clark became a single parent after h...