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U.S. Senator Rubio, other officials visit site of Venezuelan aid

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 15:07:16 -0500

While Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is refusing to allow in the food, medicine and other supplies, opposition leader and self-declared president Juan Guaido has vowed to move hundreds of tonnes ....
Back in the Bronx, Ocasio-Cortez says to keep up the fight

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 18:36:08 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez returned to her home district in the New York City borough of the Bronx on Saturday to encourage her supporters to keep up the kind of activism that resul....
Iran arrests 3 'terrorists' over suicide bomb attack

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 06:47:25 -0500

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said Monday it has arrested three "terrorists" involved in last week's deadly suicide bomb attack on security forces in a region bordering Pakistan. "Safe houses in ....
Pope's credibility 'on the line' as Vatican convenes global meeting on combating child abuse by clergy

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 11:58:30 -0500

Victims of clerical sex abuse have warned Pope Francis that his credibility is on the line as he confronts the biggest challenge of his papacy with a landmark conference on protecting children from ra....
How many push-ups can you do? Study finds men who can do 40 have lower risk of heart disease

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 17:02:45 -0500

Active, middle-aged men who could do more than 40 push-ups in timed test had significantly lower risks for heart problems, according to a new study.....
Man awarded £120m in compensation from Ford after being paralysed in car accident

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 11:02:00 -0500

An Alabama jury has awarded $151.8m (£117.4m) to a young man paralyzed in a 2015 rollover accident involving a Ford Explorer sport utility vehicle, Ford and lawyers in the case said on Sunday. The ju....
The New Ford Focus ST Looks Awesome and Makes 276 Horsepower

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:00:00 -0500

It's not too late for Ford to change its mind about bringing this hot hatch to America, is it?....
Here’s What’s Open and Closed on President’s Day 2019

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:23:49 -0500

Find out if banks, schools and the post office are open on President's day....
Germany wants trial for Syria jihadists but warns of difficulties

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 05:44:04 -0500

Germany vowed Monday to prosecute German IS fighters but warned that it would be "extremely difficult" to organise the repatriation of European nationals from Syria, after US President Donald Trump ca....
Yemen's warring parties agree on initial redeployment: U.N

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 17:27:03 -0500

Yemeni government and Houthi representatives have reached an agreement on the first phase of their redeployment of forces under a U.N.-sponsored deal for the warring armies to leave the Yemeni port ci....
More than 1,500 attend vigil for Aurora shooting victims

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 23:27:58 -0500

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — More than 1,500 people braved snow and freezing drizzle to attend a prayer vigil for five slain co-workers Sunday, two days after they were fatally shot at a suburban Chicago manuf....
Who Are the Seven U.K. Lawmakers in the Independent Group?

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 07:04:32 -0500

Unveiling a new independent grouping at a London event on Monday, the seven had harsh words for Labour, its leader Jeremy Corbyn, and British politics in general. Here’s a quick rundown of who the se....
Macau police investigate suspected murder at Sands casino resort: media

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:02:40 -0500

Police in the world's biggest gambling hub of Macau are investigating what they suspect is a rare murder in a five-star casino resort after a Chinese man was found stabbed in his bed, broadcaster TDM ....
Politicians squabble over who is to blame for Amazon decision to ditch New York

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 17:22:36 -0500

Politicians bickered Sunday over who is to blame after Amazon canceled second headquarters in New York.....
GMC Acadia souped up with new engine, trim, and tech

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 10:53:41 -0500

GMC has unveiled the refreshed Acadia for the 2020 model year complete with a new trim, a fresh look, and the latest GMC infotainment system. GMC announced on Monday that the Acadia has gotten its mi....
Southwest Airlines under FAA investigation for aircraft weight, balance calculations

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:51:34 -0500

The investigation began in February 2018, and there have been no fines nor enforcement action from the investigation to date.....
This Is the Airpower Theorist the Air Force Needs (And Already Has)

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 04:22:00 -0500

There is no need to borrow from seapower theory to think soundly about airpower theory.....
Inmate saves infant from locked SUV using his car theft skills

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 13:07:13 -0500

The sheriff admits it was a unique situation, allowing an inmate to use his skill set to break into a car for the right reasons.....
California mounts legal challenge to Donald Trump's state of emergency border wall plans

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 14:39:04 -0500

California is set to become the first state to legally challenge Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to secure funding for a border wall, its attorney general said on Sunday. After ....
Israeli leader pledges funds for museum for Jewish WWII vets

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 07:10:57 -0500

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged Sunday that his government would allocate the necessary funds to complete a long-promised museum honoring Jewish World War II veteran....
Poland shuns Israel summit amid Holocaust row

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 10:41:33 -0500

Poland's prime minister on Monday cancelled Warsaw's participation in a Jerusalem summit, accusing an Israeli minister of "racist" comments about the actions of Poles during the Holocaust, further sou....
Thousands attend vigil for Aurora shooting victims

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 18:20:04 -0500

More than 2,000 people braved sub-freezing temperatures Sunday for a vigil honoring those killed by a factory worker who opened fire after losing his job.....
Amazon announces plans to make half of shipments carbon neutral by 2030

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 14:47:36 -0500

Online retail giant Amazon has announced plans to make alf if its shipments carbon neutral by the year 2030. The company, which ships millions of packages a year to shoppers, said that it will achiev....
Global Slowdown Leaves Growth Weakest Since Financial Crisis

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 09:17:00 -0500

European Central Bank Governing Council member Francois Villeroy de Galhau said in an interview published at the weekend that the euro-area slowdown is “significant.” The ECB will on Thursday publish ....
No more A380s? Why Airbus' bet on 'superjumbo' jets failed

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:28:36 -0500

It’s official: Airbus will pull the plug on its A380 double-decker jet. The latest A380 is now expected to roll off the assembly line in 2021.....
NASA posts image of ghostly blue objects, deep in the cosmos

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 11:19:53 -0500

When a star is born, a chaotic light show ensues.  NASA's long-lived Hubble Space Telescope captured vivid bright clumps moving through the cosmos at some 1,000 light years from Earth. The space ....
Emails show how fake university set up by ICE lured foreign students

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:03:14 -0500

Emails obtained by the Detroit Free Press offer a glimpse into how a fake university in Detroit may have convinced students it was real.....
Trump Demands End to Maduro Regime in Broad Attack on Socialism

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:37:43 -0500

(Bloomberg) -- Donald Trump called on the Venezuelan military to drop its support for Nicolas Maduro in a Miami speech critical of socialists worldwide, previewing attacks he may deploy against Democr....
'Taking their last breath': IS hides among Syrian civilians

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 20:58:06 -0500

BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — From a self-proclaimed caliphate that once spread across much of Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State group has been knocked back to a speck of land on the countries' shared bor....
Iran takes aim at 'hateful' Pence comments

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 06:15:55 -0500

Iran's foreign minister on Sunday launched a blistering attack on US Vice President Mike Pence, saying his allegations that Tehran was plotting a "new Holocaust" were "hateful" and "ignorant". Mohamm....
Illinois factory gunman obtained firearm permit despite felony conviction

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 20:12:50 -0500

Gary Martin, 45, who carried his pistol to work on Friday apparently suspecting he faced dismissal from his job, opened fire after being told of his termination in a meeting at the Henry Pratt Company....
Husband accidentally runs over and kills wife on Valentine's Day in Pennsylvania

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 19:26:05 -0500

A husband is reeling from a tragic incident after police say he accidentally ran over his wife.....
Hong Kong economy stalls amid trade dispute: finance chief

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 04:31:15 -0500

Hong Kong's economy stalled last year as the ongoing China-US trade dispute and retail woes dragged down local business, the city's financial chief said Sunday. Beijing and Washington have already im....
Will Procter & Gamble stock split again soon?

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 09:44:53 -0500

Since 1970, P&G stock has usually traded for several weeks or a few months above $100 before shares split.....
Potential privacy lapse found in Americans' 2010 census data

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 19:08:35 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal team at the Census Bureau found that basic personal information collected from more than 100 million Americans during the 2010 head count could be reconstructed from obsc....
Potato rösti

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 05:00:00 -0500

This potato rösti is the perfect way to use up that last bit of cheese in the fridge.  SERVES Two INGREDIENTS 500g potatoes, ideally a nice waxy chip potato 1 small onion, finely sliced 1 garlic clove....
Trump's national emergency may halt a Kentucky military middle school

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 14:14:45 -0500

The $62 million project to construct Fort Campbell Middle School near the Tennessee/Kentucky border could be in limbo because of Trump's border wall.....
Six More Killed in Kashmir as India-Pakistan Tensions Rise

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 04:43:33 -0500

The soldiers, including one major, were killed during a search operation in Pulwama district, near the summer state capital of Srinagar, an Indian Army spokesman said in New Delhi. Earlier on Monday,....
Israeli leaders' Nazi comments derail European summit

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:54:35 -0500

JERUSALEM (AP) — Poland on Monday withdrew from a European summit in Jerusalem, derailing the meeting and embarrassing its Israeli hosts, to protest claims by Israel's acting foreign minister that....
Belgian Jewish museum trial interrupted as juror questioned

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 11:08:45 -0500

The trial of a Frenchman accused of shooting dead four people at the Jewish museum of Belgium was briefly interrupted on Monday as police were summoned to question a juror. "We cannot start the closi....
U.S. Senator Rubio warns Venezuela's Maduro not to act against opposition

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:07:38 -0500

In a televised interview, Rubio declined to say if he would support U.S. military action against Venezuela, which is mired in a political and economic crisis. "There are certain lines and Maduro know....
Shamima Begum is 'traumatised', says her lawyer as he likens Isil bride to a First World War soldier

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 10:25:32 -0500

The Isil bride who travelled to Syria to marry a terrorist is "traumatised", according to her lawyer, who likened his client to a First World War soldier.  Shamima Begum, 19, flew to the Mid....
Here are 3 small steps to grow savings of thousands of dollars in a 401(k)

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 11:46:36 -0500

Most people don't amass big savings overnight. Start small in a 401(k) and keep building with bonuses, remembering the power of dollar-cost averaging.....
Russia's RT fumes after Facebook blocks 'wildly popular' page

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 06:00:30 -0500

Facebook has blocked a popular page run by Russian state TV channel RT, the channel's editor said Monday, criticising the move as an attack on media rights. The project was wildly popular -- 2.5 bill....
Interval training burns off more pounds than jogging or cycling

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:41:29 -0500

For the current analysis, researchers examined data from 41 smaller studies that compared weight loss results after at least four weeks of either interval training or moderate intensity continuous tra....
1 teen killed, 1 wounded in shootings after vigil for 17-year-old in Southwest Philadelphia

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 07:02:42 -0500

Tauhid Collins' mother called for the end to the violence in Philadelphia during a vigil for her 17-year-old son. Less than an hour later, another teen was killed.....
Watch Mike Pence gasp when no one claps at his terrible applause line

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 14:19:19 -0500

Vice President Mike Pence isn't a complicated man. He likes Chili's, using his personal AOL account for official government business, and gay conversion therapy. And so, when he addressed atte....
Saudi official fires back after Iran blames attack on Riyadh

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:37:37 -0500

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A senior Saudi diplomat on Monday fired back after Iran initially blamed the kingdom for an attack last week that killed 27 members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard.....
Florida student faces misdemeanor charges after refusing to stand for Pledge of Allegiance

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 14:14:09 -0500

An 11-year-old student in Florida refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance and was arrested for a resulting confrontation with a teacher and police officer.....
Seven MPs Resign from Labour Party

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 10:42:36 -0500

Seven members of British Parliament -- Chuka Umunna, Luciana Berger, Gavin Shuker, Angela Smith, Chris Leslie, Mike Gapes, and Ann Coffey -- resigned from the Labour party Monday over concerns about J....