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May 18 2018

Syrian President holds meeting with Russian President

The Russian president said the terrorists have laid down their arms in key locations in Syria , allowing for the restoration of Syrian infrastructure. Its navy help not ...

May 18 2018

Two dead, scores hurt in school bus crash

Some of the victims in the crash, which occurred around 10:20 a.m. ET, crawled out of the emergency exit in the back of the bus and an escape hatch on the roof. The appro...

May 18 2018

Oil steady after retreating from 2014 highs on dollar strength

Brent crude futures were at $79.40 per barrel at 0655 GMT, up 0.12 percent from their last close. Another possible risk to the global oil supply could come from crisi...

May 18 2018

Human rights groups decry confirmation of Haspel

It must be noted that several Democrats from Republican-controlled states did NOT vote for Haspel, notably Claire McCaskill of Missouri and Doug Jones of Alabama. This ...

May 18 2018

Arab League demands global probe into Israeli 'crimes'

Mohammed, adding that a solution had to be found "that must be based on global law, the legitimate aspirations of Palestinians and Israelis, as well as dialogue for recon...

May 18 2018

Kilauea volcano erupts, Hawaii hands out 18000 ash masks

Geological Survey has the resources it needs to strengthen our monitoring, warning, and response capabilities". A USGS update on Wednesday describes "dense ballistic ...

May 17 2018

Suspended Pennsylvania school teacher's murder was 'a crime of passion,' investigators say

But the engagement was broken off, and months later, she was the victim of confidential information leaked from the Aliquippa Police concerning her and a former student. ...

May 17 2018

Law won't let him strip Stoneman Douglas deputy's pension, Gov. Scott says

Peterson was thrown under the bus by Sheriff Scott Israel , who said at the time that the deputy should have "went in". - Scot Peterson , the sheriff's deputy vilifi...

May 17 2018

Guatemala Becomes Second Country To Move Israeli Embassy To Jerusalem

The US, however, blocked a statement drafted by Kuwait calling for an independent investigation into the killings of Palestinian protesters in Gaza and calling on countri...

May 17 2018

Hawaii Volcano Warning Upgraded to Red, Major Eruption Could Be Imminent

The ash is a new hazard to hit Hawaii's Big Island since the latest volcanic eruptions began. Down Highway 11, the main artery connecting the east and west side of ...

May 17 2018

Man killed in Danbury during severe storm

Two other people were killed in CT in separate incidents when trees fell on their vehicles, local media reported. Major cities that are projected to be in the path of t...

May 16 2018

Lawsuit filed against fetal heartbeat law

The American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa and the Planned Parenthood Federation of America said they filed the lawsuit in Polk County District Court in Des Moines. T...

May 16 2018

Former Senator Harry Reid Diagnosed With Pancreatic Cancer

Friends in the Senate sent thoughts and prayers Reid's way shortly after the news broke. As of Monday afternoon, Reid was "out of surgery, in good spirits, and resting ...

May 16 2018

Apps Suspended in Facebook's Ongoing Internal Data Misuse Investigation

Data such as phone numbers, private messages, and religious views, taken from as many as 87 million Facebook users was allegedly used to influence voters in the 2016 U...

May 15 2018

European Union ministers continue to talk Brexit despite little progress in recent months

The deal could include regular British-EU foreign policy talks, cooperation on military and aid missions, cooperation on defence projects and intelligence sharing, Barnie...

May 15 2018

Malaysia's Najib hit with travel ban after poll loss

Mahathir said his Cabinet would have 25 members and that he would name the remaining members this coming week. Mahathir, who ruled Malaysia for 22 years as prime minist...

May 15 2018

U.S. sanctions 'possible' on European companies doing business with Iran

European firms, especially those from France and Germany, rushed to invest in Iran following the 2015 agreement, under which Tehran agreed to freeze its nuclear program...

May 15 2018

Taliban fighters attack western Afghan city

Taliban militants stormed the city of Farah, the capital of Farah Province on the border with Iran on Tuesday morning, Afghan media initially reported. "Gun battles, air ...

May 15 2018

Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao to step down in October

At the firm's annual general meeting on July 27, Deputy CFO Margherita Della Valle will succeed Read as CFO and will join the board, while Read will become CEO-designate....

May 14 2018

5-year-old Colorado girl attacked, severely injured by black bear

The bear dropped the girl after her mother screamed at it. The girl was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. Kimberly Cyr's mother told Colorado wildlife office...