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Palestinian President to Address UN Security Council

Last week, Krahenbuhl suggested the United States decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital was at play. Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Malik...


Tough task for Tillerson in Mexico, south of Trump's wall

Tillerson's comments were part of a speech entitled U.S. Engagement in the Western Hemisphere at the Blanton Auditorium on the Edgar A. Smith Building at the Un...


U.S. ready to hit Syrian chemical weapons

If the worldwide community does not act quickly to step up pressure on Assad, Syria's chemical weapons could spread beyond Syria and possibly even to the Unit...


The 7 best movies about Groundhog Day

But where and when did this peculiar custom originate? The tradition of Groundhog Day dates back almost 200 years, as American settlers from Germany belie...


Research reveals that Polar bears are running out of food

To analyze these circumstances, Pagano and his team monitored the hunting success, behavior and metabolic rates - the amount of energy used by an animal per uni...


MU honors Carter G. Woodson with Black History Month programming

Bradley has celebrated Black History Month for decades, and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion is not stopping this year. "It is a chance for each person to ...


Best Things Google Assistant Can Do

You can now use your Google Home speaker as an alarm to wake up to your favorite song and look up TV programming. If you connect your Netflix to your Google...


Locusts Could Destroy World Cup Pitches

Speaking at a conference of agricultural experts, Chekmaryov said it Russia's responsibility to make sure that the Russians do not "disgrace ourselves in fron...



Meghan Markle Suits Up for First Awards Ceremony With Fiance Prince Harry

It was the pair's first charity event and they present an award. 'All eyes were expectantly on Meghan as she was attending her first Black Tie event, ' he e...


Vice President says GOP will defy expectations in mid-term elections

During the tax overhaul's debate in Congress, the White House lobbied for red state Democratic senators to support the legislation, but none did. Pence on Wed...


Union Budget: Affordable housing fund to help better capital access

The expectation of the common man was that the government may reduce the tax bracket much to the relief of the common man but were left disappointed, remember...


Navy releases videos of 'unsafe' intercept by Russian jet

The latest incident, which lasted about two hours and 40 minutes, occurred as the Aries was flying in worldwide airspace, the Navy said. Russia's defense mi...


Trinamool wrests Noapara, leads in Uluberia in Bengal

In Ajmer, Raghu Sharma of the Congress defeated his BJP rival Ram Swaroop Lamba. India's main ruling party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday suffered...


Team: Did taxpayer money fund any part of Mayor Barry's affair?

In 2015, I was elected to serve as Mayor of Nashville on a platform that included building more affordable housing, improving public education, and promoting be...


German FM lashes out at Israel over two-state solution

Abu Rudeineh added: "The two-state solution is based on global legitimacy, the Arab Peace Initiative and United Nations resolutions, a state on the 1967 borde...


Three Central Texas lawmakers unhurt after fatal train crash in Virginia

The outlet did not specify whether the two were in the truck or the train, but Amtrak said there were no reported injuries on the train. Crozet is about 15 ...


Canada moves to make anthem gender-neutral

The offending line - " in all thy sons command " - was switched to " in all of us command ". A number of other minor changes were made to the song as well bef...


Two shot at Los Angeles school, suspect arrested

Edward Bernal told CNN affiliate KTLA . The school is located to the west of downtown Los Angeles . Two 15-year-olds, one boy and one girl, were transported...


1-3 inches of snow expected overnight in WNC

There is also snow in the forecast for later this week, though a lot needs to be worked out in regard to that forecast. Meteorologists expect the snow will move...


Michelle Obama says Trumps gave a 'lovely frame'

She's got a living room area and bedroom. Former President Barack Obama , former first lady Michelle Obama and Sasha Obama flip the switch at the Nationa...


Dexter the Therapy Peacock Barred From Boarding a Jet, to Owner's Distress

According to the United Airlines website, emotional support and psychiatric assist animals are allowed into the cabin on their flights with "qualified indivi...


Nearly 1000 miners trapped underground at FS mine

Officials for mining company Sibanye-Stillwater said there were around 950 miners trapped underground. National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) spokesman Livhuwa...


College Player-Racial Comment, 2nd Ld-Writethru,242

Wilson took to Twitter to identify Brown, including a photo of him in the tweet . Appalachian State University athletics officials announced coach Bob La...


GOPers Downplayed FBI Concerns On Memo, Transcript Suggests

The FBI on Wednesday issued a rare public statement disavowing the memo's "material omissions of fact", prompting Swalwell to fume on Twitter that his Repu...


Hong Kong approves ban on local ivory trading

Jan Vertefeuille, senior director for advocacy for WWF, said now that the three of the world's largest ivory markets - US, China and Hong Kong - have committed ...


AT&T Inc. (T) Q4 US Wireless Net Adds 500000 Above Estimates

In the US, it had 329,000 postpaid phone net adds with almost 700,000 branded smartphones added to base, and postpaid phone churn was a Q4 best-ever 0.89%. AT...


Turkey's Amnesty International chairman ordered arrested again

Kilic denies the terrorism charges. "But we can not forget that many other innocent people remain behind bars without a shred of evidence in Turkey", Gauri van ...


Apple responds to United States government probe of 'batterygate'

In a statement to Bloomberg on Tuesday, Apple confirmed it had been contacted by government officials. Yesterday , we told you that the SEC and DOJ were...


Michael Wolff: Nikki Haley 'appears to have embraced' rumors of Trump affair

Following that claim , many of Wolff's readers focused on one particular sentence in the anti-Trump book that suggests the president "had been spending a ...


India slips 10 places to 42 in Economist Intelligence Unit's Democracy Index

The country's ranking has fallen eight notches - to 92nd among 167 nations in 2017 from 84 in 2016, according to Economist Intelligent Unit's (EIU's) latest "De...


Celebrate Black History Month with Historic Preservation Division

He was born on December 19, 1875, so his birthday was not on February 1st, just to be clear, and he passed on April 3, 1950 at the age of 74. On Feb. "This is...


AB de Villiers to miss South Africa's first three ODIs against India

We might even see a couple of debuts. "I had said earlier that Jinks (Rahane's nickname) would be looked at as a third opener but that situation can change be...


LeBron James could meet with Warriors during free agency period, report says

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James defends Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant in the third quarter Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio...


United Nations rights office issues update of Israel settlements report

Recently South African diplomat Dr Clinton Swemmer said in the UN Human Rights Council that "Israel is the only state in the world that can be called an apart...


Uncomfortable with contempt of court verdict for politicians: Bilawal

Earlier, the Supreme Court's three-judge bench, overseeing the Panamagate JIT's proceedings, on June 22 expressed dissatisfaction over Hashmi's reply to its sho...


Union Budget 2018: FM Arun Jaitley calls cryptocurrencies 'illegal'

The government, however, disappointed income tax payers . Fuel prices are highest in Mumbai with petrol price touching Rs 80.91 per litre and diesel price reac...


Your photos of the 'Super Blue Moon' over Birmingham

A supermoon is a full moon or new moon that coincides with the moon's position at its closest to the Earth . A blue moon is merely a "quirk in ...


Schumer 'Took Such A Beating On Shutdown' He Can't Pass DACA Deal

Republicans should take pleasure in overturning an executive action that they labeled as an unconstitutional abuse of presidential power , and Democrats, as th...


Honey-trapped IAF officer held for espionage

Apparently, he was in touch with a woman through social media whose identity has not yet been established. The Tribune reported that the officer who was an ...


Union Budget 2018: Will income tax on salaried people be reduced?

The Budget for Financial Year 2018-19 will be presented by Shri. In the last Budget, the finance minister had given marginal relief to small tax payers by...


Europe and Eurasia: Legislation in Poland Regarding Crimes Committed During the Holocaust

Deputy Justice Minister Patryk Jaki, who authored the bill, said the Israeli reaction was "proof how necessary this bill is". The bill, which passed on a vo...


Tory Minister Lord Bates Dramatically Resigns From Government For Being Late

Tory whips and party chiefs are now trying to press gang him into "un-resigning". In his final speech while in the post , he apologised for not being in plac...


Trump honors memory of Otto Warmbier in State of the Union Address

Tensions between the United States and North Korea have ratcheted up since Trump took office, with North Korea continuing to develop its nuclear weapons and m...


Donald Trump's first-year approval rating lowest among USA presidents

Nationally, Trump's approval rating was 38 percent, according to Gallup . It is well below former President Bill Clinton's first-year average of 49.3% for the ...


U.S. renews Syria's Temporary Protected Status for 18 months

The operation, with Turkish war planes and artillery backing a major ground incursion involving Ankara-backed Syrian rebels and Turkish tanks, aims to oust the ...


Victims rip 'vile' Nassar at third sentencing

The court has set aside three days to give victims the opportunity to speak. Michigan's attorney general has launched a criminal investigation into Michigan...


Ghani declines phone call request from Pakistani PM Abbasi

The only details about Wednesday's meeting came in a tweet from Pakistan's Foreign Ministry spokesman Dr. Mohammad Faisal, who said that Afghanistan requested t...


Suspects in kidnapping turned deadly Federal Bureau of Investigation rescue operation appear in court

A kidnapping victim killed during a failed Federal Bureau of Investigation rescue attempt grabbed the firearm of an agent entering the Texas home where he was b...


Congress leads in Ajmer, Alwar

According to early trends, the main Opposition party in Rajasthan is leading from the seats as counting for bypoll is underway. Pushkar - Congress ahead with ...