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Feb 14 2018

Chelsea bomber: man behind NY attack gets multiple life sentences

Chelsea bomber Ahmad Rahimi was sentenced Tuesday to multiple life terms for setting off a shrapnel-packed explosive as part of a wave of planned attacks in NY and New Je...

Feb 14 2018

Odd Portraits of the Obamas Meet with Shaky Public Reception

Roosevelt's upper half and fiddling hands, the atomizing of Bill Clinton by Chuck Close, than to Robert A. Anderson's conservative transcription of George W. Obama's by ...

Feb 14 2018

In Syria, a unsafe subplot: Iran vs

What guarantees the security and stability of countries that are surrounded with war is security, and an end to expansive political projects. And it seems to have worke...

Feb 12 2018

NCAA Brackets Preview Projects Kentucky as No. 7 Seed in South

The Tigers are now the No. 9 overall team, according to the committee, and are projected as the top No. 3 seed, playing in the Midwest Region. "Villanova bounced back wit...

Feb 12 2018

Egypt escalates army operations in Sinai

The operation launched on Friday involves troops from the Egyptian air force, navy and ground forces as well as the police and border guards. Four militants and 30 susp...

Feb 12 2018

Oxfam revelations lead to more accountability for charities

It promised to release the results of its investigation "publicly and transparently".
On Saturday, Britain's charity commission said it had written to Oxfam "as a matter ...

Feb 12 2018

Human rights icon Asma Jahangir passes away in Lahore

Journalist Naila Inayat, termed her death "the end to an era" while Mehreen Zahra-Malik, another journalist, tweeted: "A male friend once asked: why is Asma Jahangir al...

Feb 11 2018

Israel launches heavy Syria strikes after F-16 downed

Iranian cleric Ayatollah Ebrahim Raisi, one of the front-runners to be the next Iranian Supreme Leader, toured the Israeli-Lebanese border and boasted about operations to...

Feb 11 2018

Third militant killed, death toll reaches 5 — Sunjwan attack

Later in the day, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti chaired a high-level security meeting in Jammu which was attended by J&K DGP S.P. Vaid and personnel from other security ...

Feb 11 2018

PM Modi Arrives in UAE For His Second Visit to Gulf Country

Abbas's statements came in a joint press conference he held with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi , who was on his first ever visit to Palestine. Three agreements in...

Feb 11 2018

Most say they believe Federal Bureau of Investigation over Trump

President Donald Trump has attempted to "derail or obstruct" the Russian Federation investigation, said 53 percent of American voters in a Quinnipiac University Nationa...

Feb 11 2018

Drone light show scrapped after logistical challenges at Olympics opening ceremony

The Unmanned Aerial Vehicles themselves are fitted with LED lights to produce a virtually unlimited number of color combinations, with each 384mm x 384mm (15.1 inch x 15....

Feb 11 2018

Martin Schulz exits coalition in bid to stave off revolt

Schulz had said shortly after the election last September that he wouldn't join another grand coalition, insisting the party would instead now "renew itself" in opposit...

Feb 10 2018

Police officer dead and 2 deputies injured in Henry County shooting

Three law enforcement officers were shot while serving a warrant in central Georgia Friday morning, one fatally, officials say. A Locust Grove officer then arrived on t...

Feb 10 2018

Explosion at mosque in Libya's Benghazi kills 2, injures 75

The devices, placed in bags at the mosque doors, appear to have been activated remotely using a mobile phone, a military source said. One bomb was hidden in a coffin in...

Feb 10 2018

John Kelly Faces Scrutiny as Trump Questions Response to Abuse Allegations

Shah also refused to give details about whether Trump communications advisor Hope Hicks-who was reportedly dating Porter-was involved in shaping the White House respons...

Feb 10 2018

Severe cases in flu epidemic continue to rise, health officials say

Sixty-three children have died of the flu so far this season, with 10 dying in the past week. Infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci says this year's flu season...

Feb 09 2018

Senate leaders announce two-year budget deal

The increase in spending would include about $90 billion for disaster aid, such as hurricanes and wildfires, The Washington Post reported . McConnell said the ag...

Feb 09 2018

White House scrambles to contain Porter fallout

Porter's defenders say Kelly didn't know the full details because Porter's background check was never completed. As I went through the process, it involves looking at not...

Feb 09 2018

Omarosa on 'Big Brother': US 'not going to be OK' under Trump

She said she was haunted by his Tweets and concerned every single day about what he would put on social media next. Omarosa Manigault-Newman is pivoting from the Wh...