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Hawaii parents get school letters after false missile alert

The Senate Commerce Committee is expected to announce later Thursday it will hold a hearing next week on the false alert and why it went uncorrected for 38 minu...


Justice Department Wants to Re-Try Mendendez

Salomon Melgen , in exchange for political favors. He was also charged with failing to report the gifts from Melgen on his financial disclosure form. Melgen was...


Long Island weather: Sunny, chilly start to warmer weekend

East northeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Sunday: A 30 percent chance of rain or drizzle after noon. Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Drivers were ...


Trump Appointee Quits After Racist, Antigay Recordings Surface

And CNN found a tape of him on an Internet talk radio show saying this: "Somebody who lives in my condo association that has five kids, and it's her and her h...


Russia Wont Support US Attempts to 'Fix' Iran Nuclear Deal, FM Says

It has fulfilled some of those promises but quietly ignored others.The result is that Iran's nuclear program continues to have a potential military dimension. "...


Rare Celestial Event Happening on January 31

On Jan 31, the supermoon will occur as the moon will be less than 360,000km from Earth, making it appear larger than usual. It's all three - a super blue moon e...


Congress likely racing toward a government shutdown

The House passed a continuing resolution with a vote of 230 to 197 on Thursday night to avoid a government shutdown, sending the bill to the Senate to vote on. ...


White House Doctor: Trump In Good Health Thanks To 'Incredibly Good Genes'

In fairness, those athletes have much more weight in sculpted muscle than Trump, whose body mass is distributed just a bit differently (also in fairness: this...


How to watch Leganes vs. Real Madrid

A last gasp goal from Marco Asensio gave a virtually second string Real Madrid a 1-0 first leg Spanish Cup quarterfinals victory at Leganes on Thursday (F...


City of Cape Town Withdraws Drought Levy Proposal

City will take on Ajax in their first home match this year in the highly anticipated Derby at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday though it is not clear weather Mas...


USA withholds $65 million in Palestinian aid after Trump threat

The U.S. had pledged United States dollars 45 million in emergency food aid to Palestinians as part of the UNRWA West Bank/Gaza Emergency Appeal last month. W...


Facebook Users Slam Chick-fil-A After Breastfeeding Mother Told to Leave

As Hornung began breast-feeding her child, "the owner came up and told Macy she needed to cover up because there were men and children around", according to a ...


'Dreamers are the ultimate political pawn,' says Republican Cuban-exile Carlos Gutierrez

In exchange, dreamers would be granted permanent legal status. Flake's bipartisan working group has been trying to hammer out a compromise for weeks. The Dep...


Coroner: Las Vegas shooting gunman's ashes given to brother

It was Joe Lombardo's first press conference since October 13, 2017. "I have no knowledge of the autopsy report, neither the content nor the release date", Pa...


Trump defends self after comments, says: 'I am not a racist'

President Trump said on twitter, he only used "tough language during the DACA meeting and didn't say anything derogatory against Haitians". Nielsen , under o...


SC's Constitution Bench to take up again hearing in Aadhaar stuff today

Asserting that Aadhaar reduces the individual identity to a numerical, the five-judge Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra was told the "g...


Trump not want CHIP in short-term budget deal

The Senate majority leader then singled out Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) for previously saying in 2013 that it would be "governmental cha...


Police, tow truck driver escape crash caught on dashcam in Detroit

While assisting at the scene of one crash, a tow truck driver in MI found himself in the middle of another, narrowly surviving when a moving vehicle suddenly ca...


Not-so-lucky: Rapper Kodak Black arrested on 7 charges

Kodak Black arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards. Black was booked into the Broward County Detention Center. MC was reportedly arrested Thursday (Jan. Kodak...


MEA summons Pak diplomat over ceasefire violation

The Indian diplomat was also summoned yesterday over Indian firing across the Working Boundary in Sialkot, Punjab. According to the foreign ministry, Pakista...


What "Shithole-Gate" Has Wrought: Quite Possibly, a Government Shutdown on Friday

President Donald Trump said Sunday that a program that protects immigrants who were brought to the US illegally as children is " probably dead ", casting a c...


What happens in a U.S. government shutdown?

This was a more common practice in recent times, with all four shutdowns since 1990 resulting in furlough . Barring that, the U.S.at midnight will encounter ...


Chicago Bulls' Kris Dunn shatters teeth in face-first fall

Bulls' player Kris Dunn went in to steal a ball from Kay and fell face first. Instead of coming down gracefully on his two feet, as he has countless times be...


Axe-wielding teen storms school classroom with firebomb before brutal slashing attack

Aleksei Volin, from Russia's Communications and Mass Media Ministry, said authorities were looking into whether there is any link between the incidents. The a...


Ex-Trump chief strategist Bannon to meet with House panel on Russian Federation

In Michael Wolff's " Fire and Fury ", Bannon accuses Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of essentially betra...


Pope Francis makes history with wedding ceremony on his plane

She said she and Ciuffardi also told the pope that when they first started dating, she was his boss at LATAM. The papal visit to Chile has been seen as a vi...


Pakistan made aware of reservations, should prosecute Hafiz Saeed

Reacting strongly to Abbasi's comments, Nauert stated that Washington has conveyed its concern to Islamabad as the USA believes Saeed should be prosecuted. "H...


Trump Visits Pentagon Amid Government Shutdown Threat

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday night approved on a temporary government funding bill that would avert a government shutdown on Saturday while rea...


Deutsche Telekom faces service outages as a result of storm Friederike

One video showed a temporary building being blown off its foundations by strong winds, while others showed people being tossed around helplessly by the elements...


Doctor Says Trump Aced Cognitive Test

Trump takes Propecia, a treatment for male pattern hair loss. Dr Jackson admitted that he would work with the President in the coming year to improve his die...


Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Visit Palestine on February 10

The Israeli prime minister, who visited Gujarat together with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Wednesday, said India is looking at ways to revive the...


Crude prices will exceed forecasts - Goldman Sachs

They showed a drawdown of -5121K at the end of trading yesterday. The IEA calculated that the global oil supply eased by 405,000 bpd to 97.7 million bpd in De...


Boris Johnson proposes 22-mile bridge to link England and France

In 2016 it carried over 10 million passengers, but only operates at 54 percent capacity, according to a Eurotunnel spokesman. He also tweeted: "I'm especial...


Trump says Russian Federation undermining N.Korea sanctions

While speaking to Reuters in an exclusive interview on Wednesday, Trump said , "Russia is not helping us at all with North Korea ". "They will use this as...


Turpin parents plead not guilty to child torture as horrific details emerge

The parents of 13 children who were beaten and chained during an eight-year period of escalating abuse, starvation rations, beatings and imprisonment in chains ...


Schools forced to shut as more snow closes in

The Met Office warning warns of heavy snow showers with up to 12in (30cm) possible over the highest routes, and up to 4in (10cm) at lower levels. "No-one shou...


Calendar 2018: 19 Years Of Dabboo Ratnani's Association With Bollywood

Apparently, Amitabh Bachchan was supposed to launch the calendar but due to health issue he could not attend the event. Hrithik, often addressed as the "Gre...


US House passes short-term spending bill, Senate fight erupts

As if on cue, less than an hour before a scheduled House vote on a spending bill Thursday night, Trump tweeted at lawmakers. Besides extending government fu...


Government shutdown looms as Senate remains divided

At the heart of Democrats' concerns is the almost 800,000 undocumented immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children and are now in the De...


Trump says Russian Federation helping N. Korea evade sanctions

Leaders from North Korea and South Korea came together on January 16, to agree to march together in the opening ceremony under a unification flag. But U.S. A ...


Section 301 probe could lead to a large 'fine' against China

In an interview with Reuters , President Trump raised the Section 301 probe of China's practices and said " We have a very big intellectual property potentia...


Putin takes an icy plunge on Epiphany

Russian President Vladimir Putin continued his tradition of stripping down to the waist in public Friday when he took a dip in the freezing waters of an icy...


Trump adds confusion to government shutdown concern

It included the repeal of some Affordable Care Act taxes, as well as a six-year extension of the Children's Health Insurance Program ( CHIP ). Meanwhile, th...


Government to pledge extra £44m for Channel border security

Asking Prime Minister Theresa May , Mr Merriman said: "Given that visitors to London who wish to see two sides chucking things at each other are already very...


Government Shutdown Hangs On The Senate

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell also appears frustrated by the president's lack of engagement and clarity. "Our leader, our republican leader, has ...


BCCI Announces T20 Tri-Series After SA Tour

This forced them to cancel out their warm up game as well. From Nov 11 to Dec 24, 2017, the Indian team hosted Sri Lanka for a 44-day-long tour that involve...


Bazemore Leads Hawks to 94-93 Comeback Victory Against Pelicans

The Hawks missed seven straight shots during two different stretches in the first quarter and endured another long drought at the beginning of the second peri...


North Korea plans military parade on eve of the Olympics, diplomats say

North Korea will send an advance team over the weekend to prepare for a trip by an art troupe to South Korea during the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, Seoul's uni...


Winter Storm Warning in effect, rain beginning to turn into snow

The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook and winter weather advisory for Swain, Graham and Haywood counties from noon Tuesday-7 a.m...


Fans pay tribute to late K-pop star

Apink 's main vocalist, Jung Eun Ji , is speaking out about the loss of SHINee's Kim Jong-Hyun, better known as Jonghyun , who tragically died on Monday (...