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Islamic State nears defeat in last Syrian enclave

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:57:54 -0500

More than 2,000 civilians left the village of Baghouz in a convoy of dozens of trucks. Coalition warplanes could be seen overhead and the sounds of intermittent gunbattles could be heard from the are....
As Vatican meets on sex abuse, Pope must defrock Guam's Apuron, groups say

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 07:10:07 -0500

Archbishop Anthony S. Apuron was found guilty of 'certain accusations' of crimes related to the sexual abuse of minors. He has appealed the ruling.....
Palestinian leader will refuse Israeli tax transfers

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 10:41:36 -0500

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday said he will not accept regular monthly tax transfers from Israel if it carries out its decision to deduct amounts the Pales....
With Top Investor in Jail, Putin Hits at Business Climate

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:21:10 -0500

(Bloomberg) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin said honest business people shouldn’t have to live under “constant fear of criminal prosecution,” days after the arrest of one of the country’s top fore....
MAGA hat student sues Washington Post for $250m over coverage of confrontation with Native American man

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 04:19:00 -0500

A student involved in a viral confrontation with a Native American man is suing the Washington Post for $250m (£191m) over its coverage of the incident. The defamation lawsuit, filed by Covington Cat....
Meet the 'New' F-21 Fighter: An F-16 On Steroids (With F-22 and F-35 DNA)?

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 20:00:00 -0500

Is this the fighter India needs?....
See Photos of the 2020 Mercedes-Benz SL Grand Edition

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:01:00 -0500

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Canada looks to reunite Syrian family after fire claims seven kids

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:18:33 -0500

Canada is looking to quickly bring over siblings of a Syrian refugee distraught over the loss of her seven children in a Halifax house fire, the prime minister said Thursday. "The immigration ministe....
Sanders campaign says it raised nearly $6 million on 1st day

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 07:48:51 -0500

The Vermont senator launched his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination early Tuesday morning and raised nearly $6 million in its first 24 hours.....
Pence will meet with Lima Group on Venezuela: spokeswoman

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:07:57 -0500

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will fly to Bogota, Colombia on Monday to discuss the Venezuela crisis with leaders of the regional Lima Group of nations, his office said on Thursday.  The United Stat....
FBI Probing Whether Smollett Sent Threatening Letter to Himself

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:36:00 -0500

The FBI is working with the U.S. Postal Service to determine whether Empire actor Jussie Smollett sent himself a threatening letter in the days before the "hate crime" he is now under invest....
Alec Baldwin, Donald Trump Jr. exchange Twitter jabs over 'Saturday Night Live' skit

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 07:54:18 -0500

After clashing with President Trump over his "SNL" impression, Alec Baldwin addressed criticism from another member of the family  – Donald Trump Jr.....
American Islamic Forum for Democracy president: Hoda Muthana cannot repay her debt to society through therapy

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:52:55 -0500

Dr. Zuhdi Jasser says Hoda Muthana became a terrorist and an enemy of the U.S. when she chose to join ISIS forces.....
Obama talks self-confidence with Steph Curry: ‘If you’re confident with your sexuality, you don’t need 8 women twerking around you’

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:22:18 -0500

In a wide-ranging interview about what it means to be a man, Barack Obama said that you don't need women "twerking around you" if you are "very confident about your sexuality". During a town hall in ....
Mariano Rivera calls child support allegations 'unfounded'

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 22:40:57 -0500

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Just weeks after becoming baseball's first unanimous Hall of Fame selection, Mariano Rivera is defending himself from accusations in his native Panama that he has failed to supp....
How Social Security could get benefits boosted to help most vulnerable like widows

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:54:59 -0500

Despite a looming funding shortfall, proposals to enhance Social Security benefits are being circulated.....
Google moves to fix YouTube glitch exploited for child porn

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 15:22:28 -0500

Google-owned YouTube said Thursday it was taking action to close a loophole that enabled users to share comments and links on child pornography over the video-sharing service. The response came after....
Israel's Netanyahu to meet Putin in Moscow next week -statement

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:38:47 -0500

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Feb. 27, Netanyahu's office said on Thursday, with the focus likely to be on Middle East issues l....
Saudi Prince Pledges to Help India Fight Terror

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 04:50:18 -0500

“Terrorism is a common concern and Saudi Arabia will cooperate with India in fighting it, including in matters like intelligence sharing,” Prince Mohammed said in a press statement alongside Modi in N....
In U.S., pope's summit on sex abuse seen as too little, too late

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:24:03 -0500

In the study of his home outside Washington, victims’ advocate Tom Doyle searched a shelf packed with books to find the thick report that led him to stop practicing as a priest and devote himself to h....
Colorado Man Fatally Beat Fiancee with Bat on Thanksgiving, Officer Testifies

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 23:23:39 -0500

Kelsey Berreth was beat to death with a baseball bat at the hands of her fiance after he failed to persuade a woman he was having an affair with to commit the killing, investigators said Tuesday.....
NYT publisher: Trump 'retreating from a distinctly American principle'

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:16:13 -0500

The publisher of the paper admonished the president over his use of a familiar phrase.....
Venezuela shuts sea, air links to Dutch islands amid turmoil

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:13:41 -0500

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan officials said Tuesday that the country is banning air and sea trips to and from three Dutch Caribbean islands — a region that has been linked to efforts to underm....
Johnson & Johnson stock price falls after federal subpoena on alleged asbestos in baby powder

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:08:19 -0500

The Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission investigate the alleged asbestos contamination of Johnson & Johnson's baby powder.....
Jussie Smollett directed brothers to pour gas on him and yell slurs, prosecutor says

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 17:18:48 -0500

“Empire actor “Jussie Smollett made his first court appearance Thursday afternoon at a bond hearing following his arrest on charges of filing a false police report and disorderly conduct.....
Shamima Begum: What could happen to the Isil bride?

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 10:29:41 -0500

The Home Office has stripped jihadi bride Shamima Begum of her British citizenship, but the ongoing saga of what will happen next to her and her days-old son remains up in the air.  International law ....
Putin Is Saving Billions For His Next Showdown with the West

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 22:00:18 -0500

Putin's quietly built a financial fortress that government officials and Kremlin advisers say will safeguard the economy from the escalating salvos they see coming, all while keeping the U.S. and its....
Britain, EU closer to possible agreement on Brexit: EU diplomats

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 07:35:37 -0500

The backstop is an insurance policy designed to avoid border controls between EU member Ireland and British-ruled Northern Ireland after Brexit. "We are also looking at updating the declaration on fu....
Designer Karl Lagerfeld to be cremated without ceremony

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 09:05:01 -0500

Karl Lagerfeld will be cremated without ceremony and his ashes are likely to be scattered with those of his mother and lover, his label said Wednesday. "His wishes will be respected," a spokeswoman f....
Snow, sleet threaten U.S. East Coast, hinder hundreds of flights

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:12:15 -0500

A winter storm bore down on the U.S. East Coast on Wednesday, threatening to snarl New York City's evening commute after hindering air travel along the East Coast and prompting the shutdown of federal....
Trump apparently not familiar with his administration's push for global decriminalization of homosexuality

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:54:15 -0500

The president expresses confusion when asked about one of his administration's own policies.....
Funeral held for youngest victim of factory shooting

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 22:00:34 -0500

SHERIDAN, Ill. (AP) — A small funeral home was packed with hundreds of mourners for a 21-year-old college student who was killed on the first day of his internship when a worker opened fire inside an ....
Southwest apologizes to travelers for spike in cancellations and delays, blames union

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:12:39 -0500

Southwest Chief Operating Officer Mike Van de Ven apologized to travelers and said the union that represents its mechanics has a "history of work disruptions.''....
Fiat's Unloved 500L Tries Again with the 2019 Urbana Edition

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:49:00 -0500

The compact-crossover version of the Fiat 500 gets a cosmetic blackout treatment that doesn't make up for its many shortcomings.....
Suspect is arrested for murder of 11-yearold girl who was abducted and left

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:37:39 -0500

A suspect has been arrested for the murder of an 11-year-old girl who was abducted and left inside of a ditch 45 years ago.....
Sajid Javid defends stripping Shamima Begum of her nationality, saying he would not make someone 'stateless'

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 03:54:16 -0500

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has defended his decision to strip the jihadi bride Shamima Begum of her British citizenship, saying he would never leave someone "stateless".  The 19-year-old fro....
How to Determine Whether a Warehouse Club Membership is Worth It

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 10:20:41 -0500

Warehouse clubs such as Sam's Club, Costco and BJ's Wholesale Club are marketed to consumers as great places to find bargains on all kinds of goods, particularly items sold in bulk. Many discount gro....
Pakistani-held Kashmir on alert as tensions with India rise

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 19:15:31 -0500

Bunkers are being rebuilt and a blackout has been ordered, but schools and bazaars remained open Thursday in Chakothi, a border village in Pakistani-held Kashmir, after a deadly attack sent tensions w....
French TV cuts Facebook live feed from Jewish cemetery after anti-Semitic abuse

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:40:56 -0500

"Our country is confronted with a resurgence of anti-Semitism undoubtedly without precedent since the Second World War," President Emmanuel Macron said later on Tuesday in an annual speech to Jewish l....
After surgery, Michael Cohen's prison date postponed to May

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 20:26:23 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen was granted a few more weeks of freedom Wednesday after his lawyers said he's still recovering from surgery and h....
The Latest: Snow forces closure of Vegas to Phoenix route

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 15:05:45 -0500

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on rare snowfall in the Las Vegas area (all times local):....
How long should it take to get my tax refund this year?

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:45:06 -0500

In general, the IRS expects most tax refunds to be issued in less than 21 days. Here’s how to find out the status of your tax refund.....
Southwest Air Drops on $60 Million Hit From U.S. Shutdown

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:04:34 -0500

The political stalemate that ended last month will reduce first-quarter revenue by $60 million as the aftereffects lingered on, Southwest said in a regulatory filing Wednesday. “With more of first qu....
The 2020 McLaren 600LT Spider Is a Windy Version of the 600LT Coupe

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:01:00 -0500

Carbon fiber allows McLaren to shave the top from its utterly insane coupes without consequence. We drive the latest deroofed McLaren.....
Ocasio-Cortez fires back at critics of her opposition to Amazon deal

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:48:02 -0500

The New York Democrat takes aim at those who questioned her understanding of tax breaks.....
United Airlines: Three new routes for fast-growing Denver hub

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:39:45 -0500

United Airlines will add three new domestic routes at its Denver hub, all of which will go head-to-head against budget rival Frontier Airlines.....
SCOTUS Cracks Down on Civil Asset Forfeiture

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:11:14 -0500

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Wednesday that state and local governments are not exempt from the Constitutional prohibition against imposing “excessive fines” on citizens, significantly const....
Trump bars US-born woman who joined IS from returning

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:16:24 -0500

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he is barring a US-born former Islamic State propagandist from returning home, making the highly unusual case that she is not a US citizen. Trump's refusal to ad....