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Feb 10 2018

Philippine President Duterte halts purchase of 16 Canadian helicopters

He also directed the military not to buy arms anymore "from Canada or from the United States because there is always a condition attached". "We can not use it for anti-in...

Feb 10 2018

Amateur sketch helps police ID theft suspect

But the case isn't drawing to a conclusion just yet. Police have now charged homeless 44-year-old Hung Phuoc Nguyen with two counts of theft by unlawful taking and ar...

Feb 10 2018

Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia Taking Leave of Absence Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

In her statement Thursday, Garcia wrote, "Every complaint about sexual harassment should be taken seriously and I will participate fully in any investigation that takes...

Feb 10 2018

Venezuela to hold presidential vote on April 22 after talks fail

In the face of daily protests past year, the opposition demanded elections. His foes are split about whether they should run against him. Maduro said that the oppositio...

Feb 10 2018

Egypt: Army Announces Highest State of Alert to Uproot Terrorism

The armed forces targeted hotbeds and huts used by terrorists as bases to launch attacks against security forces in central and North Sinai on Friday, as part of a compre...

Feb 10 2018

It's not too cold for the shirtless Tongan flagbearer

Remember Pita Taufatofua from the Summer Olympics in Rio? Taufatofua was later seen posing for photos in the stands with a warm jacket across his oiled shoulders. "...

Feb 10 2018

Lawmakers promise new districting map

Fairness has been the watchword in discussions of Pennsylvania's Congressional map, for which the state Supreme Court has ordered revisions. On Jan. "A diluted vote i...

Feb 10 2018

Trump needs navy parade; will get one on Fourth of July

For Democratic Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton , the possibility of a military parade hits close to home - literally. "We're all aware in this country of the president's af...

Feb 10 2018

Turkey, Russia and Iran leaders to discuss Syria in Istanbul: Turkish source

One of two British Islamic State (IS) militants known for their role in the torture and killings of Western hostages in Syria was aiming to reach Turkey when he was cap...

Feb 10 2018

Few cheers at home for Germany's last-resort coalition

Schulz had already announced on February 7 that he would resign as SPD chairman to become German foreign minister, triggering widespread criticism as he had promised ahea...

Feb 10 2018

Myanmar Forces and Buddhist Villagers Torched Rohingya Homes, then Killed

For months, the persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority group in Myanmar has been targeted in a wave of violence that the United States has denounced as " ethnic cleansing ...

Feb 10 2018

Trump ends brief government shutdown - DETAILS…

He says non-military spending "will never come down" without electing more Republicans in the 2018 elections. He also called the bill a "big victory" for the military...

Feb 10 2018

Streelman, Hossler share first-round lead at Pebble

This is the first time McIlroy has played in America for almost five months, and his season debut showed that he's shaken off all his injury concerns from the off-season....

Feb 09 2018

Toys R Us jump starts closures, begins liquidation sales

The 150 stores, representing about one-fifth of the company's USA locations, are expected to close by April. Financially slumping Toys "R" Us began sales at select loca...

Feb 09 2018

Israeli Police Will Recommend Indicting Netanyahu

However, the Attorney General will make the final decision on pressing charges. Alsheich mentioned the private investigators and plaintiff during his interview, his fir...

Feb 09 2018

Pakistani Court Issues Death Sentence, Prison Terms For 'Blasphemy' Lynching

ATC Judge Fazal Subhar while announcing verdict in the heavily guarded Haripur Central Jail imposed death penalty on Imran Ali, who had confessed to shooting Mashal. Moha...

Feb 09 2018

Bermuda repeals same-sex marriage in world first move

Same-sex marriage was initially legalized in the British island territory's Supreme Court in May 2017, and has been repealed less than a year later. Countries like Irel...

Feb 09 2018

Top Official Says Russia Hacked US Voter Systems

Jeanette Manfra , the Department of Homeland Security's head of cybersecurity, said Wednesday that Russian Federation "successfully penetrated" some voter rolls in 2016. ...

Feb 09 2018

Foreign athletes support Russian Olympians at 2018 Games - Bobsleigh Federation official

But Russian athletes who are tested clean for doping will be allowed to participate in Pyeongchang under a neutral flag; they are prohibited from flying their nationa...

Feb 09 2018

Clear evidence Russia meddled in 2016 US election, says George W. Bush

He was speaking at a conference in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. Bush said on Thursday that the US needs to "welcome" immigrants and thank them for doing t...