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Feb 18 2018

United Kingdom hit by biggest natural disaster for a decade

Police are asking people to only call if they are injured or if there are damages. The British Geographical Survey (BGS) said the epicentre was 20km (12 miles) north of...

Feb 18 2018

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani pledges to stick to nuclear deal commitments

On convergence of views between the two sides on key issues, Rouhani said, "On all major bilateral, regional and global issues, we did not disagree on even a single topic...

Feb 18 2018

Island chef Chris Fischer and comedian Amy Schumer marry in Malibu

The 36-year-old comedian Wednesday 37-year-old chef Chris Fischer in Malibu, CA, after almost three months of dating on Tuesday. "I was sobbing the whole-his vows were ...

Feb 18 2018

Winter Weather Advisory: 3-6 Inches of Snow Forecasted For Framingham, MetroWest

Winds gusting as high as 35 miles per hour in exposed higher terrain may cause areas of blowing and drifting snow . Heavy rain and storms moved through Ohio Valley ...

Feb 17 2018

New NATO Commands to Focus on Maritime Security, Cyber Defense

The deployment of Russian cruise missiles near Kaliningrad comes as an asymmetric response to the deployment of United States missile defence systems in Europe and the ap...

Feb 17 2018

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's Visit to Sikh Homeland Eagerly Anticipated

The Canadian Prime Minister took to Twitter and said his seven-day visit will be focused on job creation and strengthening ties between the two nations. "We have nothing...

Feb 17 2018

Missing 4-year-old Heidi Todd found in Alabama, suspect in custody

Police are now looking for the driver, Thomas Evans, 37, who has been charged with kidnapping, said prosecutor Scarlett Wilson, who expects more charges to be filed. The ...

Feb 17 2018

Support For Netanyahu On the Rise After Police Allegations, Polls Show

On Tuesday, police called for Netanyahu, 68, to be indicted for bribery, fraud and breach of public trust, in the biggest challenge yet to the right-wing premier's long...

Feb 16 2018

Bill and Melinda Gates answer 'tough questions' in annual letter

Why don't you give money to fight climate change? The full 10 questions and their responses can be found here . "The whole tech world should look at these criticisms,...

Feb 16 2018

Nationals MPs in open revolt over Malcolm Turnbull's sex ban

If Joyce resigns, his party might not win the election for his vacated seat, and their coalition could lose the majority. Since news of the impending birth broke last w...

Feb 16 2018

Turkey to USA: remove Kurdish fighters from anti-IS force

On Tuesday, Tillerson said Turkey's operation "detracted" from the fight against Islamic State jihadists, saying Kurdish fighters had been "diverted" from where they ...

Feb 16 2018

Democrats Take Republican Seat In Florida Special Election

After Donald Trump won instead, Democrats' satisfaction dropped, ultimately moving below 20%. The nation's eyes are on this victory as this is the 36th time a GOP hel...

Feb 16 2018

Student brought unloaded gun to Lee's Summit North High School

Working with the school resource officer, the Plano Police Department became immediately involved and the student was taken into custody. According to a note sent to pa...

Feb 15 2018

DOLE to issue 'total ban' on OFW deployment to Kuwait today

Cacdac said the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration also learned that Demafelis' recruitment agency in the Philippines likewise closed in June 2016 over recruit...

Feb 15 2018

Russian cargo ship takes off for space station

Acting director Lightfoot said the budget includes $150 million to begin "ramping up" efforts to encourage commercial partners - like SpaceX and Orbital ATK - to ta...

Feb 15 2018

Israeli Court Extends Detention of Palestinian Teen to March

The girl had been detained since December 19; four days after a video of her slapping an Israeli soldier outside her home went viral on the internet. Tamimi has been ha...

Feb 14 2018

Seaside Bomber Sentenced To Life

Rahimi was arrested and charged after he planted two pressure cooker bombs in Chelsea on September 17, 2016, according to the complaint. "It's inexplicable that anyon...

Feb 14 2018

Barack And Michelle Obama Portraits Revealed

Sherald may be the portrait artist of "American people", and Obama, looking askance, leaning slightly, may want to be a part of that record, but she is also a symbol, a...

Feb 14 2018

Damascus warns Israel of "more surprises" in Syria

Over the weekend, an Iranian drone penetrated Israel's airspace from Syrian territory, which elicited an Israeli military response of cross-border strikes targeting...

Feb 12 2018

Egypt military says it killed 16 jihadists in Sinai

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is vowing to wipe out his enemies in Sinai in the run-up to his re-election bid next month. Egypt's military says it has destroye...