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Dec 14 2017

Writers, actors and musicians condemn Trump Jerusalem move

Palestinians regard East Jerusalem, which Israel annexed after the 1967 war with Jordan, to be the capital of a future Palestinian state. "Trump has disrupted world pea...

Dec 14 2017

Explosion Reported Near Times Square

Commuters underground near 40th Street and 8th Avenue began to flee after a loud, muffled sound was heard in the Port Authority subway station. Details were still develop...

Dec 14 2017

Fury licence to be considered by BBBofC in January

Tyson Fury's return to the ring hinges on the renewal of his boxing licence which will be considered in January, the British Boxing Board of Control has confirmed. "Get ...

Dec 14 2017

WH withdrawing second Trump judicial nominee

He also failed to disclose that his wife works in the White House Counsel's office, which overseas judicial nominations. Grassley told The Washington Post on Wednes...

Dec 13 2017

Russian Federation temporarily shuts, evacuates Yemen embassy

Zakharova said the Russian government hopes outside parties can influence parties in the Yemen conflict to cease hostilities, which have ramped up in recent weeks, part...

Dec 13 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent's anti-Trump text messages released to Congress

A review of the texts between senior Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok and senior Federal Bureau of Investigation lawyer Lisa Page were sent to lawmake...

Dec 13 2017

United States ready for talks with North Korea 'without preconditions', says Rex Tillerson

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the State Department doesn't have any "wins to put on the board" after the first year of the Trump administration. He said Washingto...

Dec 13 2017

Ex-US Army soldier Charles Jenkins dies at 77

The North Korean regime had other ideas. Jenkins and their daughters followed in 2004. In 1972, he was granted North Korean citizenship and given a simple home. Since t...

Dec 13 2017

European Union governments complicit in Libya migrant abuse, Amnesty says

In a new report, the human rights group criticizes European governments for supporting efforts by the Libyan coastguard to prevent migrants crossing the Mediterranean a...

Dec 13 2017

Who is Doug Jones, Alabama's new U.S. senator?

Kayla Moore's assertions were just the latest flashpoint for controversy in a campaign that's been rocked by accusations of sexual misconduct with teenage girls when her ...

Dec 13 2017

1 dead, 18 hurt in Austria gas plant blast

The terminal's operator, Gas Connect Austria, said it had closed the facility and suspended the transit of natural gas through Austria to southern Europe. The... Europe...

Dec 13 2017

Open enrollment help available in North Country

In Illinois, some consumers who successfully completed an application for financial assistance through HealthCare.gov got a message saying they would likely be eligible t...

Dec 13 2017

Strong 6-magnitude quake rocks western Iran

The US geological survey recorded its magnitude as 6.1 and said it struck at a depth of 57 km (35 miles). The 20 damaged buildings were mostly older structures, state med...

Dec 13 2017

Menorah lighting celebrates Hanukkah's first night

Has Hanukkah always been such a big deal? Here's a list of the traditional food served during this Jewish festival. Instead of bitter foods to remind Jews of their an...

Dec 13 2017

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: 'Olivier Giroud is not a substitute'

It's always a little bit like an offence. "When I was in Japan, I liked sumo wrestling because you could never tell who had won. I don't think so because it's not part ...

Dec 13 2017

National Weather Service Issues Winter Weather And Wind Advisories For Tuesday

The heaviest snow is expected between I-69 and I-94 from late Wednesday morning into Wednesday night. East of Lake Ontario, with its broader fetch and more favorable wi...

Dec 13 2017

Device explodes on NYC subway platform: Cops

Local news channel WABC cited police sources as saying a possible pipe bomb detonated in a passageway below ground at Port Authority. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's...

Dec 12 2017

Golf has finally gotten rid of its most unpopular rule

At the 2017 ANA Inspiration, a tearful Lexi Thomas was hit with a four-stroke penalty after a TV viewer phoned in a rules violation. In addition, the major tours have a...

Dec 12 2017

Russian Foreign Ministry 'Alarmed' by Trump's Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's Capital

King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz of Saudi Arabia said "that such a unsafe step of relocation or recognition of Al-Quds as the capital of Israel would constitute a flagrant ...

Dec 12 2017

Gas prices nearly back to pre-Harvey levels

Prices in the two-county region were averaging $2.39 per gallon on Monday, down 13 cents in the past month but well above the $2.15 average for mid-December 2016, accordi...