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Harris takes on questions about her 'blackness'

Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Kamala Harris detailed her support for legalizing marijuana at the federal level Monday, saying that "it gives a lot of...


'I have never been abused' says detained Uighur Abdurehim Heyit

China's embassy asked Turkey to withdraw its "false accusations", calling Mr Aksoy's comments "completely unacceptable". "I saw his video online yesterday, ...


VIDEO of Indonesian Police Using Snake to Torture Suspect Goes VIRAL

The man from Western New Guinea is also seen with his hands tied behind his back, and shouting, as a snake is pushed in his face. In an apparent effort to for...


US's Bolton: Iran's Islamic Revolution meant 'four decades of failure'

Iranians burn flags of the United States during commemorations of the 40th anniversary of Islamic Revolution in the capital Tehran on February 11, 2019. "The ...


Seventeen killed in massive fire in central Delhi Hotel

Fire officials said a call about the fire was received at 4.35 am and 24 fire tenders were rushed to the spot. Indian Twitter user Vikas Tripathi, sharing the...


Brexit: Theresa May responds to Jeremy Corbyn's letter

A top European Union official warned Monday (4 February) that the prospect of Britain crashing out of the bloc next month looks more likely than ever, as Prime ...


China Expresses ‘Strong Dissatisfaction’ After U.S. Warships Sail near Spratly Islands

The Spratly Islands are a disputed group of islands, islets and cays and more than 100 reefs, sometimes grouped in submerged old atolls, in the South China Se...


Morocco recalls ambassador from Saudi Arabia

Morocco recalled its ambassador to Saudi Arabia for consultations after the report aired, according to another Moroccan government official. In a closely re...


South Korea, US sign cost-sharing deal for American troops

South Korea and the United States signed a provisional agreement Sunday on the sharing of costs to maintain USA troops here, with South Korea raising its share ...


Fox News host Pete Hegseth doesn't believe in germs

Being well educated about hand washing "reduces the number of people who get sick with diarrhea by 23% to 40%", it says. Hegseth said at points he was joking...


Teen defies anti-vaccine parents, gets shots

However there are no federal laws regulating the issue for minors who wish to get shots and it varies between different states. Lindenberger said that his m...


California governor to draw down National Guard troops at border

In a similar move, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham last week ordered most National Guard troops deployed at the state's border with Mexico to wit...


Instructor's Story Tells Both Sides of Denver Teachers' Strike

According to district data, that is about half the teachers employed in Denver public schools. Administrators were so overwhelmed dealing with assorted trouble...


Donald Trump, Congress set for Saudi Arabia showdown over Jamal Khashoggi killing

It alleged US intelligence agencies intercepted a 2017 conversation between Aldakhil and Mohammed bin Salman in which the crown prince threatened to kill Kha...


China trade talks resume

China voiced its "strong dissatisfaction" with the United States on Monday, after Washington sent two warships to disputed waters near islands in South China ...


Iran: Islamic revolution’s 40th anniversary commemorated, crowds chant ‘Death to America’

Along with the chants "Death to America" and banners bearing slogans calling for "Death to Israel", Monday's marches were also a backdrop to the military's disp...


Russian islands declare emergency after mass invasion of polar bears

Local administrator Alexander Minayev said bears had attacked people and entered buildings. The influx of polar bears has steadily climbed as the affects of...


Amy Klobuchar Looked Like A Snowman Today

An exuberant crowd gathered on a cold and snowy day at a park along the Mississippi River waterfront with the city's skyline in the background. The campaign has...


Job losses likely in 'brutal' no deal Brexit, Theresa May told

The prime minister is aiming to allay lawmaker concern that, unless they vote to take control of the process and order her to seek an extension of European Uni...


Trump's Bogus El Paso Claim

He plans to continue making his case for increased border security, which includes funding for the border wall. Reuters Waving U.S. flags, the protesters chan...


Priyanka Gandhi Vadra debuts on Twitter, trumps BSP chief Mayawati

She will also be its face in Uttar Pradesh, the state that sends the highest number of lawmakers to the lower house of parliament and is now dominated by Prime ...


Doctor hails 'miracle' baby girl in good spirits after drain ordeal

The team confirmed that a baby girl was stuck and was being washed further down the pipe. The little girl had been dumped in Newlands East. Rescue Care spok...


WEATHER WATCH: Quiet, calm Monday; Winter storm on the way for Tuesday

He said: "The heaviest snow will, of course, be in the higher terrain, but lower elevations near Puget Sound are in for a solid 4-8" (10-20cm) storm. The commut...


Angry polar bears are terrorizing Russian villagers

His deputy said normal life was being disrupted by the threat. "Parents are wary of letting children go to school and kindergarten". This included "attacks ...


Woman abducted from Miami body shop found safe, police say

Police said the woman seen in the video walked into a shop Friday night. The unknown woman was reportedly heard screaming "Call 911, he's going to kill me" as...


Jewish Leaders Outraged by Democrat Ilhan Omar's Antisemitic Tweets

Omar had retweeted the journalist Glenn Greenwald earlier Sunday, who had retweeted a news story about California GOP representative Kevin McCarthy promising ac...


Republican North Carolina Congressman Walter Jones dies at 76

Before being elected to Congress, Jones served 10 years in the North Carolina House of Representatives. His office announced at 6 p.m. Sunday that he had died...


Winter storm watch in effect for Greater Sudbury

It says this weather system may have a significant impact on travel. The snow is expected to end by Tuesday morning, but the wind will pick up, so blowing s...


Pentagon's Top Official in Afghanistan Amid Push for Peace

An Afghan official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, told Reuters that even the suggestion of USA troops leaving was unsafe. He also said his goal on t...


Gov. Ralph Northam calls slaves ‘indentured servants’ in Gayle King interview

A digest of the top political stories from the Globe, sent to your inbox Monday-Friday. CBS's Gayle King asked. The possibility of all three top leaders of ...


Two Palestinian teens killed by troop fire READ MORE

Ansbacher's death has drawn widespread media coverage in Israel. Two Israeli soldiers have been killed over the same period. While Palestinians have claimed t...


39 die, dozens sick in India from drinking spurious liquor

Police say the death toll in northern India from tainted bootleg liquor has risen to 79 people. Police officials said viscera examination on more bodies was y...


Venezuela's Guaido warns military on blocked aid

PDVSA's move comes after the United States imposed tough, new financial sanctions on January 28 aimed at blocking Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro's access ...


Thailand drops extradition proceedings against refugee footballer

Al-Araibi has refugee status in Australia. In November previous year, he and his wife flew to Thailand for their honeymoon, believing his Australian visa allo...


Thai election panel disqualifies Princess Ubolratana as PM candidate

The Election Commission has until Friday to rule on her candidacy. After her original announcement, the king had issued a statement from the palace which decl...


U.S. envoy: Pakistan freed Taliban leader at U.S. request

Khalilzad said he has pressed the Taliban to agree to a permanent cease-fire as a step toward ending the war, but they have resisted, arguing that it would re...


Turkey building collapse death toll rises to 17

He said the government would take "steps in a determined way" after investigators complete their work. Earlier on Friday, a government minister said 14 had be...


French yellow vest anti-govt protests turn violent in Paris

The French President was eventually forced to abandon the charge in a bid to quell the violence but ended up only firing up protestors keen on getting more co...


Multiple rounds of snow showers plus a unsafe ice storm unfolding!

Snow flurries are already falling in Franklin county as of 5 PM and will continue to become more widespread. Some showers also develop Sunday, but our next be...


Snow Possible Overnight Before Bigger Storm Arrives Tuesday

That hasn't stopped Seattle's dogs from making the most of the surprise snow day. Temperatures are in the teens or single digits. There can be a rapid freez...


Roger Stone Cites Kim Kardashian’s Instagram Following in Argument Against Gag Order

Fox News' Tucker Carlson aired the footage during his show Friday night, saying, "The footage depicts what you'd expect if the Federal Bureau of Investigation ...


Quebec mosque shooter sentenced to life with no parole for 40 years

The prosecution had recommended that his six life sentences be served consecutively, which would have meant 150 years before being eligible for parole. In addit...


Finnish basic income trial: creates happiness, but not jobs

The Finnish experiment, conducted in 2017 and 2018 by Kela, the country's social insurance institution, was extremely important for world policy makers looking ...


France Joins U.S. in Questioning Gas Pipeline Backed by Merkel

European Union leaders recently agreed to aspire to "strategic autonomy" in foreign policy and military terms, amid Franco-German plans for closer defence coope...


Greece Ratifies Macedonia’s NATO Protocol

The protocol was backed by 153 lawmakers in the 300-seat legislative body, with 140 lawmakers voting against it and one lawmaker abstaining from the vote. The a...


Theresa May tries to buy time as the Brexit clock ticks down

The Prime Minister has been in Brussels this week seeking concessions on the Northern Irish backstop, the reason many MPs rejected her vote by historic margins ...


Groom accused of sexually assaulting server, starting fights at his wedding reception

A groom was arrested after allegedly forcing himself on a teenage waitress, groping the girl and exposing himself to her in a bathroom stall - at his own weddi...


6 year-old battling cancer sworn in as police officer

The bad guys the 6-year-old is up against are inside her. The little girl fought off a kidney cancer only to have it return, and doctors have told her parents t...


Florida Man Dances Through Field Sobriety Test, Is Arrested For DUI

When ordered out of the auto, he got out - but since it was still in drive it began to roll forward. Larson was being investigated because a deputy saw a park...


Storm Erik has left 1700 homes in Ireland without power

A Met Office yellow weather warning for strong wind covers much of Wales , central and northern England and southern Scotland until 3pm on Saturday. 'A cle...