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|Syria war: UN plea to end 'hell on earth' Eastern Ghouta crisis |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 21:16:42 GMT
The UN Secretary General is calling for an end to the fighting so aid can enter the rebel-held area.
|Venezuela's Maduro wants 'mega-election' amid opposition boycott |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:26:32 GMT
Nicolás Maduro calls for more elections to be added to April's vote amid an opposition boycott.
|Father of Florida shooting victim to Trump: 'I'm pissed' |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 22:46:31 GMT
President Trump held a listening session at the White House where he was urged by parents to act.
|Billy Graham: Influential US evangelist dies at 99 |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:39:30 GMT
During a 60-year career, Graham became one of the best-known preachers of the 20th Century.
|Nigeria Boko Haram: Some missing girls 'rescued' after school attack |
- Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:51:47 GMT
Some of the 100 girls thought to have been abducted in Nigeria have been found, officials say.
|US: St Louis morning radio presenter gives birth on air |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 22:46:39 GMT
Cassiday Proctor, a morning radio presenter, gave birth by Caesarean section live on air.
|Ford executive leaves over inappropriate behaviour |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 22:56:22 GMT
The car giant says US chief Raj Nair's actions were "inconsistent with the company's code of conduct".
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|Ford's president for North America is out over inappropriate behavior |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:11:08 GMT
|New sealed filing in Manafort & Gates case |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:59:54 GMT
Paul Manafort and Rick Gates' case has added a new criminal charge or charges as of Wednesday, though whether the action is additional grand-jury approved indictments or indicates a coming a plea agreement remains a mystery.
|Opinion: Obama was asleep at the switch |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:29:15 GMT
For those of us who worked for Mitt Romney in 2012, his words -- his warning, really -- about Russia will never fade.
|Sessions weathers yet another Trump Twitter taunt |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 21:18:40 GMT
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is unlikely to go anywhere soon, despite President Donald Trump's public and private dressing-downs.
|Melania Trump's parents' immigration status could be thanks to 'chain migration' |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 20:31:29 GMT
The Slovenian parents of first lady Melania Trump are legal permanent residents of the United States, according to the lawyer representing them in the process -- raising questions about whether they are living in the US by the very means President Donald Trump has strongly criticized and sought to end.
|Mavericks hire two investigators after report alleges workplace harassment |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 20:31:29 GMT
|Trump's approval rating dips to 37% |
- Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:02:58 GMT
President Donald Trump's approval rating has dipped back below 40%, a new poll released Wednesday found.
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|Retired NYC sanitation worker makes $285K a year from pension |
- Thu, 22 Feb 2018 04:50:00 GMT
A former Sanitation Department honcho is pulling in an astonishing $285,047-a-year pension — more than twice what he was making on the job, according to newly released data.
|Pennsylvania GOP leaders ask Supreme Court to block redrawn congressional map |
- Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:00:00 GMT
The Republican presiding officers of Pennsylvania's House and Senate asked the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday to block a new congressional district map that is widely expected to boost Democratic prospects in the November midterm elections.
|Florida state rep talks meeting with students about safety |
- Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:53:00 GMT
Parkland, Florida shooting sparks debate about gun control and preventing violence; Florida State Representative Dane Eagle shares insight on 'Your World.'
|Police: Man dies after poisoning self during freeway chase |
- Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:50:10 GMT
A rape suspect died after drinking cyanide during a freeway chase in Southern California on Wednesday, authorities said.
|Maryland police officer shot and killed is second cop murdered in 12 hours |
- Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:45:00 GMT
A Maryland police Medal of Valor winner was shot and killed Wednesday while intervening in a domestic violence dispute, officials said, marking the second police officer killed in the U.S. in just a 12-hour span.
|Billy Graham remembered as 'faithful,' 'most important evangelist' by religious leaders |
- Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:30:00 GMT
Religious leaders are taking to social media to remember famed Christian evangelist Rev. Billy Graham.
|Reports suggest GOP House hopeful got racy texts from aide |
- Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:18:17 GMT
A Christian minister seeking the congressional seat of a disgraced Arizona congressman is labeling reports that that he traded suggestive texts with a female staffer who included a topless photo of herself in one of the exchanges as "tabloid trash."
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|How conspiracy theorists turned Parkland students into 'crisis actors' |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 20:12:00 GMT
The speed with which these groundless claims spread point to a troubling digital ecosystem in the era of fake news.
|Thousands descend on Florida's Capitol for gun-reform rally |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 21:26:00 GMT
Thousands of students, activists and Floridians attended a #NeverAgain rally at the state's Capitol building one week after the worst mass shooting in a high school in U.S. history.
|Billy Graham, pastor to presidents and the masses, dead at age 99 |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:24:00 GMT
Evangelist Pastor Billy Graham, who boasted a career of more than 70 years and was one of the most admired men of the past century, has died at age 99, according to church sources.
|It's official, Switzerland is fast becoming a "Crypto-Nation" |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:52:31 GMT
The Swiss government's financial regulatory authority - FINMA, just released official guidelines
to regulate certain initial coin offerings (ICOs). The move will help recognize cryptocurrencies as part of the financial system of the country. While other nations have been largely skeptical of cryptocurrencies, with some even placing bans on them; Switzerland sees them as an economic opportunity.
|Debtors' prison: ACLU report details 'criminalization of private debt' |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 21:42:00 GMT
The campaign against 'modern day debtors prisons' broadens into the private debt collection industry
|Mueller asking if Manafort promised banker White House job in return for loans |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:19:00 GMT
Mueller's investigators are asking whether ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort promised Steve Calk a White House job in return for $16 million in home loans.
|Slew of state and local bills are targeting LGBTQ people |
- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:27:01 GMT
From a trans "bathroom bill" in Anchorage to "parody marriage" legislation in South Carolina, a number of new bills are causing LGBTQ advocates concern.