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Firefighters are battling dozens of wildfires in Kansas and Nebraska

Officials say two Kansas Army National Guard Black Hawk helicopters and eight soldiers from Topeka are headed for Greenwood County to help fire crews. The Adjutant General's office says the public should avoid any activity that could create a spark a...

Holocaust Museum Revokes Human Rights Award from Aung San Suu Kyi

She spent years under house arrest for opposing Myanmar's military leaders before her party won at the polls in 2015, propelling her to become state counsellor. Within Myanmar, Rohingya are widely referred to as "Bengalis" and portrayed as risky inte...

Two students shot in apparent gun accident at Alabama high school

The female student, 17, who attended Huffman High School in Birmingham, was taken to the UAB Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, the Birmingham Police Department said in a statement . Investigators are reviewing surveillance video from the s...

Statue vandalism Row: Dr Bheem Rao Ambedkar's statue vandalized in Meerut

On Tuesday, a second statue of the Communist icon was razed to the ground at Sabroom, in the southernmost tip of the state bordering Bangladesh. "We as a party do not support bringing down anybody's statue", he said. Also, a bust of Jan Sangh found...

Chancellor to push post-Brexit financial services free trade deal

The EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, will then have a mandate to start negotiations on a broad-brush outline of a trade deal - a "heads of agreement" text that will be separate from the UK's EU divorce treaty. Image copyright Getty Images Ima...

Battling England draw with Argentina in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

The match will begin at 3.30 p.m. Soon after Sumit missed a big chance to score his second as he shot just wide from point-blanked range in front of the open goal, Ramandeep deflected the ball into the goal to make it 4-1 for India in the 54th minute...

New Zealand vs England 4th ODI

As a result, a significant drop in his six-hitting frequency and he did not even hit one six in his previous 21 ODI innings where he scored 950 runs. He may not have the style of a Joe Root or a Virat Kohli and he doesn't often play down the ground...

Trump administration sues California for its sanctuary state legislation

Carol Leveroni, executive director of the 20,000-member California Peace Officers Association, said they invited Sessions in hopes of gaining clarity on how law enforcement can follow California's sanctuary state law, Senate Bill 54, while still foll...

Pete girl, 14, arrested, accused of using gun in school threat

While searching his auto, police found an AR-15-type firearm. Yesterday, the school was on a preliminary lockdown while police looked into an "unconfirmed threat" against the school, police said. PETERSBURG — An eighth-grade student at Tyrone M...

Ireland rejects the Canada-US border model

That second promise was left out of the European Union's draft withdrawal text, published last week, prompting outrage in the United Kingdom. Pointing to the need for any policy to comply with the Good Friday Agreement, he told reporters: "These pr...

Plane passengers restrain traveler from hell claiming to be God

Police detained the woman, who remains unidentified at this time, once the flight landed safely into the Boise Airport. She remains in the custody of the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. "Get me off this plane!" she was heard saying. The...

Toyota Diesel Cars Will No Longer Be Sold In Europe After 2018

Toyota will have no diesel passenger cars on sale in Europe by the end of this year, citing limited demand and widespread uptake of hybrid alternatives. Last week, for example, it was reported that automotive giant Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plan...

Michelle Obama has dance party with two-year-old admirer; soundtrack by Taylor Swift

Parker's mom, Jessica Curry , also shared the picture on Instagram , writing, "My big girl admiring @asherald's portrait of @michelleobama yesterday at @smithsoniannpg ♥️". "She was fascinated ", Jessica said. Amid the often staid and sedate arts ...

Seventh set of remains linked to alleged Toronto serial killer Bruce McArthur

Idsinga said the photo was released after police exhausted all other avenues to identify the man. "I can't really get into specifics about why we didn't realize there were seven remains there, but we had the planters several weeks ago", Idsinga sai...

England edge New Zealand to take series lead

By their own admission, they were shoddy in the first match but still pushed New Zealand close despite being a couple of gears below their best. Opener Colin Munro was snared by a stunning Ben Stokes catch at short cover for 49, and Mark Cha...

Trump threatens European vehicle manufacturers with tax on imports

President Donald Trump on aluminum and steel, one Canadian union leader says local steelworkers have seen trying times before and aren't anxious about potential tariffs yet. tariffs amounts to about $9 billion a year, a fraction of 1 percent of the...

Mueller reportedly subpoenas one witness's communications with Trump, among others

Trump responded this morning on Twitter, accusing the Obama administration of launching an investigation "with zero proof of wrongdoing", which he said was "unprecedented" and "bigger than Watergate". "Let him arrest me", Nunberg told the paper. Nu...

Light snow possible tonight, weather service says

The long-range forecast calls for another storm of snow, changing to rain, for Monday and daytime highs not reaching 50 degrees until St. Patrick's Day. This snow will be wet and heavy. Calm wind becoming south around 6 miles per hour in the afte...

Mastermind of Sunjuwan attack killed at Lethpora: Army

He was the mastermind behind several terrorist attacks on security forces including Sunjuwan attack. Sources said Waqas was a close aide of dwarf terrorist Noor Trali, who played major role in re-organising LeT in Kashmir. Waqas was also responsi...

West Virginia Teacher Strike Still On After Senate Cuts Promised Raise

As Jessica Salfia, an English teacher at Spring Mills High School in Berkeley County, W. Va., wryly told NPR's Weekend Edition , "apparently they need more teachers on-staff in the Senate to do some proof-reading and editing". The American Federatio...

USA student 'kills parents in dorm room'

More than 100 officers from local, state and federal police agencies searched for the suspect after the shooting . The Central Michigan University student wanted in connection with Friday's shooting deaths of his parents has been arrested, a...

Storm, floods, snow kill 5 in US Northeast

Emergency officials urged residents on higher ground to stay indoors, even after the storm pushed out. Around Washington , D.C., downed power lines cut electricity to 170,000 people in Virginia, Maryland and the District. A 77-year-old woman died ...

Man reportedly shoots himself outside of White House

The Metropolitan Police Department will lead an investigation into the shooting with the support of the Secret Service. President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are now at Mar-a-Lago, Trump's private club in Palm Beach, Florida. Officers with...

Here's What We Know So Far About the West Virginia Teachers' Strike

The Department of Education said Thursday evening that the strike over low pay and rising health insurance costs would keep public schools closed Friday. House Bill 4145 was approved Wednesday evening by the House Finance Committee. And both Carm...

Delta Might End All 'Politically Divisive' Group Discounts

In a memo to employees posted to its website, Delta addressed the weeklong uproar surrounding its decision last week to no longer offer a travel discount to NRA members after a February 14 massacre of 17 students and educators at a Florida high sch...

ICE Official: 800 Illegal Aliens Avoided Arrest Due to Oakland Mayor's Warning

The Justice Department, he said, is reviewing the matter. The illegals made good use of the warning. Yoo added that Schaaf and others like Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) are "coming very close to obstruction of justice". Blanca Vazquez with the Bay...

NFL Combine preview: A look at Alabama's offensive players

This is one of the only times this happens during the pre-draft process. Thursday morning was his second time running through drills at the NFL Combine. GMs and coaches will pepper them with questions either in formal 15-minute interviews or during a...

Hope Hicks, Key Member of Donald Trump's Inner Circle, Is Leaving

She is credited behind the scenes for stabilizing the communications operation. Asked about the email on Tuesday, she told the committee she did not view it as significant, the sources said. Well, "coffee cup" or not, Trump clearly trusts Hicks and a...

Billy Graham funeral to serve as evangelist's final crusade

The funeral was held under a huge white tent set up in the parking lot in front of the Billy Graham Library . The Rev. Franklin Graham will deliver the main funeral address for his father after personal messages from Billy Graham's three daugh...

Pelosi: Jared Kushner Shouldn't Have White House Job

The new policy will likely raise the price of everything from canned beer to cars, and other countries are already threatening to retaliate, but "what's interesting is how Trump came to this decision", Colbert said. The broad request sought informati...

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Farm Bill Failure and Trade War Create Uncertainty for Farmers

The House had the opportunity to attach strong, conservative amendments to this bill , yet failed to do so, resulting in a tanked farm bill . The House plans seven weeks, and the...

Syrian army controls capital after ousting Islamic State

The Iranian-backed militias, including the Lebanese group Hizballah, have been key - along with Russian air power - in aiding Syrian government forces to recapture huge areas aro...

Trump And South Korean President Plot Strategy On North Korean Nukes

Trump has and warned that failure to reach a denuclearisation agreement could lead to "decimation" of Kim's rule. President Trump listens to a question during a meeting in the ...

Trump Praises New CIA Director Gina Haspel At Her Swearing

Gina Haspel has been sworn in as the first female director of the Central Intelligence Agency at a ceremony attended by US President Donald Trump , despite controversy surroun...

LeBron James' 44 helps Cleveland Cavaliers even series with Boston Celtics

James was efficient, scoring 27 points on 8-of-12 shooting while adding 12 assists, five rebounds, two blocks, and two steals. "All four teams are really good". When you are not ...

'American Idol' finale: And the victor is …

Poppe began to cry and she was then met with a hug from host Ryan Seacrest . Below is all the information you need to watch American Idol online and live Monday to catch the...

Bernie Sanders announces he will seek re-election

Sanders says he still has many things to accomplish in the U.S. Senate and his planned announcement on Monday concerning his political future "will not come as a great surprise to ...

Toxic acid cloud over Hawaii after lava hits ocean

A spokesperson from the Hawaii County mayor's said that lava spatter "can weigh as much as a refrigerator and even small pieces of spatter can kill." The agency highlighted a la...

Maximum stakes on fixed-odds gambling machines to be cut to £2

But, Peter Jackson, Chief Executive Officer for Paddy Power Betfair, reportedly welcomed the reduction and explained that the Dublin-headquartered firm has always been anxious ...

Woman Mauled To Death By Pack Of Small Dogs, Police Investigating

The euthanasia expert, Amanda Dinwiddie, confirmed six of the canines were "a mix of dachshund and terrier, while the other was believed to be a border collie mix". "This is a bad ...

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New documents detail aftermath, gunman interactions in Vegas shooting

New documents detail aftermath, gunman interactions in Vegas shooting

Authorities have not provided a motive in what was the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history. The man told authorities that he got up and said to Paddock: "I'm sorry, yo...

Wenger: Arteta has qualities for Arsenal job

Wenger: Arteta has qualities for Arsenal job

Cristiano Ronaldo has always been confirmed as a sworn-in member of Arsene Wenger's "Nearly Men XI" , having flirted with the possibility of signing for Arsenal as a younger m...

2 dead in CT, thousands without power after storms strike

2 dead in CT, thousands without power after storms strike

The powerful storms that swept through New York's lower Hudson Valley spawned three tornadoes. He deployed members of the New York National Guard to assist with recovery operat...

Trump Financial Disclosures Show Cohen Hush Money Payment

Trump Financial Disclosures Show Cohen Hush Money Payment

Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani revealed earlier this month that Trump repaid Cohen for a $130,000 hush money payment to porn star Stormy Daniels . OGE has determined that the in...

College grad wears gun holster with AR-10 in her graduation photos

College grad wears gun holster with AR-10 in her graduation photos

Bennett's photos provoked strong reactions from many social media users. Her tweet reads in part, "Now that I've graduated from Kent State , I can finally arm myself on campu...

'Deadly and unconstitutional': Trump attacks California sanctuary cities

'Deadly and unconstitutional': Trump attacks California sanctuary cities

Constitution. "We have federal laws that are supposed to deal with this issue". The case is pending. Cox said Trump is "absolutely right, the first role of government is to pro...

Children in Fairfield home were strangled, waterboarded

Children in Fairfield home were strangled, waterboarded

The Solano County District Attorney's office leveled the additional allegations of abuse in a motion to increase the bail of Ina Rogers, the children's 31-year-old mother, who is...

Triad schools close for teacher rally

Triad schools close for teacher rally

Teacher pay was estimated to rise another 1.8 percent on average this year, the NEA said, but that still represented a 9.4 percent slide in real income due to inflation since 2009....

SoCal Building Explosion Investigated As Intentional

SoCal Building Explosion Investigated As Intentional

Delacourt said accidental causes of the explosion, like a gas main break, had been ruled out. Authorities are still trying to determine how the device arrived at the location, De...