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Dec 14 2016

US defense secretary in Israel as country gets F-35 jets

As if the delay was not enough, on the very same day, USA president-elect Donald Trump said on Twitter that the F-35 cost is out of control, and that he would save ...

Dec 14 2016

Brexit dominates UK politics, from Supreme Court to Commons

However, it did not make any promises on how specific the plan would be. MPs voted 461 to 89 in favor of the motion on Wednesday. A symbolic motion, which is non-bind...

Dec 14 2016

Astronaut John Glenn Passes Away at 95

Besides his wife, Glenn is survived by two children, David and Carolyn Ann, and two grandchildren. The Mercury 7 were, as a book and later a movie by the same title cro...

Dec 14 2016

Choice of Scott Pruitt to run EPA frustrates some Oregonians

Hill says adopting those viewpoints changes the nation and the world, and young people have the most to lose. "We are going to get rid of it (the EPA) in nearly every...

Dec 14 2016

Defense focuses on penalty, not guilt in church shooting

Officers said they found a pistol beneath a pillow in the auto after Roof told them he had a gun. Roof, an avowed white supremacist, faces 33 federal counts of hate cri...

Dec 14 2016

UK govt agrees to reveal details of Brexit talks plan

A spokesman for the PM said Wednesday's parliamentary vote will not affect the government's case now being heard by the Supreme Court over who has the right to trigger ...

Dec 14 2016

Deliberations resume in trial in black motorist's death

Newman had allowed the jury to consider the lesser offense of manslaughter, which carries a potential sentence of up to 30 years in prison. Slager "delayed justice", St...

Dec 14 2016

Explosions rock Istanbul soccer stadium, killing 38, wounding 155

The Kurdistan Freedom Hawks (TAK), which has claimed several other deadly attacks in Turkey this year, said in a statement on its website that it was behind Saturday ni...

Dec 14 2016

Italy judge convicts 2 in sinking that claimed 700 migrants

Judge Daniela Monaco Crea reads the sentence on Tuesday in the trial against ship captain Mohammad Ali Malek and crewmate Mahmud Bikhit in the April 2015 shipwreck off Li...

Dec 13 2016

Search in Delhi law firm yields Rs 13 crore

The firm is owned by Rohit Tandon , a lawyer. He has allegedly told I-T officials that he was not absconding and that he was at his Chhatarpur house, checking the lega...

Dec 13 2016

Detroit Airport Police Drag Woman from Flight

No injuries were reported and passengers from Delta flight 724 exited the plan from is tail before they were bused to the terminal, according to the Detroit Free Press ....

Dec 13 2016

Merkel says Germany will stick to one-China policy

In the Fox interview, Trump brought up a litany of complaints about China that he emphasized during his presidential campaign. Hours after the interview aired, China's ...

Dec 13 2016

Gambia's Opposition Calls On President To Step Down After Election Defeat

Barrow is due to welcome a heavyweight delegation of African heads of state and United Nations representatives Tuesday to persuade Jammeh to go, which the president-elect...

Dec 13 2016

Egyptian president names 22-year-old as attacker of Cairo Coptic church

Peter's Church attached to St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo . The UN Security Council urged "all States, in accordance with their obligations under global...

Dec 13 2016

Lions' coach says Stafford can play despite finger problem

He said "we'll see" when it comes to how Stafford's injury will change what the Lions are able to do in their playbook. The fact that Stafford finished the game is the ...

Dec 13 2016

Matt Terry thanks fans after winning X Factor 2016

Simon Cowell has said both of the X Factor finalists did an unbelievable job in this year's competition. Councillor Ian Payne, the mayor of Bromley said: "We were pleas...

Dec 13 2016

Lionel Richie, Mariah Carey to perform in Cleveland

Also appearing with the 80's icon will be Mariah Carey, as his very special guest. Richie, who was last at Essence in 2014, typically serves up a long string of hits from...

Dec 12 2016

Packers LB Nick Perry out vs Seattle with hand injury

Detroit (8-4) nearly is as much a surprise as Dallas, but it hasn't yet convinced folks it will win the North. The Week 14 matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and the ...

Dec 12 2016

More snow, rain possible today

Up to a half inch of snow is expected to accumulate on the island before the precipitation changes over to rain around midnight. Low around 28. South wind around 8 miles ...

Dec 12 2016

Bryan Cranston brought back Walter White on 'SNL'

Temporarily retiring her Hillary Clinton impression, Kate McKinnon played Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway in the episode's Alec Baldwin-free cold open, appearing on CNN...