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Apr 08 2018

Vatican arrests former diplomat over child pornography

The Vatican statement gave no details of the specific accusations against Capella, who was recalled from Washington last September. The Vatican on Saturday arrested a d...

Apr 07 2018

All the Lavish Items on Scott Pruitt's Problematic EPA Wish List

Since taking the top EPA job in February 2017, Pruitt has made a number of decisions seen as harmful to the environment, from allowing the use of potentially risky ins...

Apr 07 2018

Facebook's "unsend" message tool to go public

The two committees Zuckerberg will appear before next week were rich beneficiaries of the social media giant in the 2016 elections. And earlier on Friday, Facebook sa...

Apr 07 2018

Poisoned Russian Ex-Spy 'Improving Rapidly' and No Longer in Critical Condition

A Russian spokeswoman brought up the Skripals' cat and guinea pigs directly, Wednesday, when the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons convened a specia...

Apr 06 2018

Twitter suspends 1 million accounts over 'terrorism promotion'

Even though Twitter axed a sizable number of accounts, the sum is still down 8.4% from the previous reporting period. According to the statement, Twitter suspended 1,21...

Apr 06 2018

Hole-in-one Finau injured in celebrations

Finau continued his round, with the injury not looking to be as severe as it looked. He is expected to have an MRI on his ankle Thursday and plans to be ready for his 1...

Apr 06 2018

Syria takeover of E Ghouta near complete

Approximately 450 people left Douma city on Monday in an eight-bus convoy headed for opposition-held Jarablus, in northern Syria, local activists told Syria Direct. Photo...

Apr 06 2018

The US prepares a new set of sanctions against Russian oligarchs

The Trump administration is reportedly going to impose more sanctions in response to Russia's 2016 election interference, this time targeting wealthy business leaders. Fo...

Apr 06 2018

Shooting at Turkish university leaves 4 people dead; attacker arrested

Four people were killed and three others were wounded on Thursday in a shooting at the Osmangazi University in Turkey's northwestern province of Eskisehir , the school's...

Apr 06 2018

Justice Dept. to require judges meet annual 'quota' in immigration cases

In addition to clearing a minimum of 700 cases per year, the memo says judges will be expected to have a remand rate in Board of Immigration Appeals and Circuit Courts ...

Apr 06 2018

Woman Fired For Flipping Off President Trump's Motorcade Sues Ex-Employer

See, Briskman's bosses didn't take a moral stand against her action. Juli Briskman was sacked from the marketing team at Akima LLC in November shortly after she vol...

Apr 06 2018

5.9-Magnitude Quake Strikes Off Philippines

The USGS also reported that the tremor's epicentre on Thursday was situated 47 kilometres southeast of Tarragona, a coastal town in Mindanao and 64 kilometres southeast o...

Apr 05 2018

Marines presumed dead after helicopter crashes in California

The names of the crew members are to be withheld until 24 hours after next-of-kin have been informed. The 3rd Marine said the crash occurred during a routine training...

Apr 05 2018

KJ Apa Is Replacing Kian Lawley In "The Hate U Give"

Apa is set to join the upcoming film The Hate U Give , replacing disgraced actor and Youtube personality Kian Lawley , who was cut from the project when a video of him ...

Apr 05 2018

Mueller OK'd to probe Manafort-Russia collusion allegations

Manafort, represented by former Miller & Chevalier partner Kevin Downing, initially asked for U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson of the District of Columbia to decl...

Apr 05 2018

Republicans warn of 'blue wave' in November after Rebecca Dallet's win

Dallet led Sauk County judge Micheal Screnock by more than 10 points with more than 70 percent precincts reporting. Although the race was viewed by some as a bellwether...

Apr 04 2018

Parkland teens mock-and criticize-their new clear backpacks

Following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 students and staff dead, transparent backpacks are now the only school bags allowed on the cam...

Apr 04 2018

Newport News man arrested for shooting at woman in vehicle

According to police reports, the incident occurred around 1:15 a.m.at the intersection of 3rd Street and Pearl Street. Belton police officers fatally shot a man Sunday ...

Apr 04 2018

French railway strikes cause misery for passengers

At the capital's Gare De Lyon , a woman had to be helped off the tracks after falling due to overcrowding. Worldwide services were also disrupted, with no trains runni...

Apr 04 2018

West Indies score 153-6 in 3rd Pakistan T20

Fletcher struck 52 off 43 balls while Samuels made 31 from 25 deliveries. The hosts raced to 61 in the sixth over with left-handed opener Fakhar Zaman smashing two si...