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Feb 18 2017

IL: Lawyer: Minneapolis Man Shot by Transit Police in Chicago has Died

An Amtrak police officer has been charged with murder in the February 8 shooting of an unarmed bus passenger near Union Station in Chicago. Robertson and his travel com...

Feb 18 2017

White supremacist was plotting massacre 'in the spirit of Dylann Roof'

Benjamin Thomas Samuel McDowell , 29, was arrested at a motel in Myrtle Beach , S.C., after buying a.40-caliber Glock, FBI agent Grant Lowe wrote in an affidavit. Prosec...

Feb 17 2017

Sears And Kmart Latest Retailers To Drop Trump Products

Retailers are slashing prices on Ivanka Trump's merchandise, WWD reported . "Thank you!" one person posted on Facebook . I asked my regular outlet shopping pal (my girl...

Feb 17 2017

Flynn's handling of Russian Federation talks 'eroded' trust, White House says

For example, investigators are focusing on a phone call Flynn had in December with Sergey Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the US, which was intercepted by intelligence ag...

Feb 17 2017

US, Russia have spied on each other since before the Cold War

It was the first time Russian planes flew by a Russian U.S. warship since President Donald Trump took office. The ship was seen outside a US Navy submarine base at King...

Feb 17 2017

Trump says will name new Labor secretary pick

The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) on Thursday offered praise for Alexander Acosta shortly after Trump announced his nomi...

Feb 17 2017

Brush fire prompts evacuations in southern Polk County

Now, residents are returning home, hoping they still have a home in the wake of the fire. Around 800 homes are being evacuated due to a brush fire spanning hundreds of ...

Feb 16 2017

Sen. Schumer calls for investigation into the former National Security Adivser

He and other Democrats are demanding an "independent and transparent" investigation into the activities of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and other admini...

Feb 16 2017

Hillary Clinton Mocks Trump's Disgraced National Security Advisor

Today's bump features Dominos pizza, which was the punchline of a tweet from political consultant and former Hillary Clinton aide Philippe Reines that was retweete...

Feb 16 2017

Senate Passes Bill to Allow Severely Mentally Impaired People to Buy Guns

Yet GOP lawmakers have argued that the regulation was needlessly heavy-handed, painting people with mental illnesses with too broad a brush and infringing on their co...

Feb 16 2017

NASA scientist detained at the border, forced to unlock secured phone

On my way home to the U.S. last weekend, I was detained by Homeland Security and held with others who were stranded under the Muslim ban. Bikkannayar told to The Ver...

Feb 16 2017

Kremlin Says Putin and Trump Will Meet In July

Flynn resigned after it came to light that he discussed USA sanctions against Russia with the Russian ambassador in Washington before Trump became president, "and misled ...

Feb 16 2017

Russian Jets Buzz US Navy Destroyer in the Black Sea

The Russian planes were flying with their IFF transponders turned off. The latest fly-by comes as Trump is facing increasing pressure over his desire to improve relatio...

Feb 15 2017

Bus Crash in Taiwan Leaves 32 People Killed, 16 Injured

A video footage reported to be from a auto behind the bus, shows the ill-fated vehicle heading towards a bend in the road then disappearing off the edge of the highway....

Feb 15 2017

Valentine's Day Treats and Sales

Carl Cassidy, owner of Lola's Gifts and Flowers in Sheffield, placed orders to vendors almost a month ahead of time. Workers have been getting ready for last minute calls...

Feb 14 2017

7 killed in gunfight between Indian army and militants in Kashmir

In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their stepped-up state terrorism killed four youth in Kulgam district, today. Two soldiers laid down their lives in the line of du...

Feb 14 2017

DC anti-abortion activists protest Planned Parenthood

More than 100 people held signs in support of birth control and health care for women at the Planned Parenthood building on Third Street. The center's website says it's a...

Feb 13 2017

Ex-Foreign Minister Steinmeier Chosen As German President

When asked in August about the rise of right-wing populism in Germany and elsewhere, Mr Steinmeier criticised those who "make politics with fear". The German president ...

Feb 12 2017

37 countries participate in Pakistan 'Aman-17' naval exercise

Initiated and organised by Pakistan, the "Aman" series exercise has been held every other year since 2007, aiming to boost inter-operability and to demonstrate the allied...

Feb 12 2017

Perú Judge Orders Arrest of Ex-President Alejandro Toledo for Odebrecht Corruption

The current president of Peru, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, has urged Mr Toledo to return to Peru to face questioning. Peru put Toledo on its most wanted criminals list after a...