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FBI seizing Backpage.com, affiliated websites in enforcement action

Last year, the creators of the website were charged with money laundering in California . And in early 2017, Backpage shuttered its adults section - where sex worker routinely posted ads - while under pressure from the US government. The site's co...

WB: BJP worker dies after being thrashed by TMC cadres in Bankura

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker died on Wednesday after allegedly being thrashed by Trinamool Congress (TMC) cadres in West Bengal's Bankura district. "To ensure free and fair rural polls, central forces are required". "We have received com...

Dow drops more than 550 points as trade war fears rattle stocks

Trump said he was considering tariffs on $100 billion more in Chinese exports, which would triple what the United States is already planning. "So if their choice is to have protectionist moves or unilateral moves, then we have to fight back", C...

Trinamool government has failed in West Bengal: Smriti Irani

The Congress and BJP have moved higher courts after there was widespread violence on the first day of filing nomination papers. Opposition parties in the state had asked the state election commission to deploy central forces for polling, but the ...

White House Chief Urges President Trump To Fire Pruitt

Five EPA officials were reassigned, demoted or requested new jobs over the past year after they complained about Pruitt's spending, a report by the New York Times said. Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Wednesday said that President ...

President Trump Breaks Silence on Stormy Daniels Payment: 'Ask Michael Cohen'

Trump's advisers encouraged him to avoid inflaming the issue by addressing it publicly, even as the President was itching to defend himself. Earlier Thursday, Daniels' attorney Michael Avenatti wondered where Cohen and Cohen's lawyer David Schwa...

Woman who flipped the bird at Trump motorcade sues over forced resignation

Briskman's lawyers allege that Akima, a government contractor, forced her to resign "out of fear of unlawful retaliation by the government", suggesting that such behavior violates "the basic tenets of Virginia employment law". Among the publication...

"Yogi Adityanath Threw Me Out": Dalit BJP Lawmaker Complains To PM Modi

In his letters written last month, a copy of which is with The Indian Express, Robertsganj MP Chhote Lal Kharwar alleged his brother Jawahar Kharwar was removed as block president of Naugarh in Chandauli district previous year on the back of a no-con...

Here are the counties with the highest number of distracted drivers

Officers have issued hundreds of thousands of citations over the past three years to drivers texting or calling on a hand-held cell phone. Data from 2017 shows that almost 22,000 were involved in distracted driving crashes throughout California.

Baltic leaders to seek more United States protection against Russian Federation

Mr Trump was asked by a reporter if he considered Mr Putin to be a friend or foe and replied: "We'll find out". The leaders were expected to discuss security, business, trade and energy issues during a visit in which Mr Trump also noted their 100 y...

Thunderbirds pilot killed when F-16 crashes during Nevada training flight

An accident investigation has been opened into the cause of the mishap, which was the third US military aircraft crash this week. "The team's participation at "The March Field Air & Space Expo" has been canceled", Nellis said in a release Wednesd...

Magnitude 5.3 Earthquake Strikes Off Southern California Coast

The Los Angeles Police Department tweeted that it was aware of the quake. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, according to law enforcement and fire agencies across Southern California. An early warning system did alert residents ...

Tesla: Model 3 production growth 'rivals that of Ford Model T'

That's the key", Boase said."If they can profitably build those cars that would be a huge step in the right direction. The real bad news Levitt was alluding to was the first quarter production numbers for the Model 3 . The stock presently has a ...

Scott Walker warns of 'blue wave' in November

She was running for a seat now held by Michael Gableman. Turnout was 22.2 percent, the highest for a spring election since 2011 and second-highest over the past 12 Supreme Court elections. "I attribute it to Wisconsin voters standing up to special ...

USA woman takes DNA test, discovers fertility doctor is her father

Court documents stated the hopeful parents chose a tall college-aged student with blue eyes and brown hair as an ideal sperm candidate. They had attended Dr Mortimer's former Idaho Falls clinic for IUI (artificial insemination) during the early 1980s...

Oklahoma schools to close for third day due to teachers' strike

Wood said that after teaching in Oklahoma for seven years, this most likely will be her last year. But the epicenter of the revolt now is Oklahoma where lawmakers got little praise for approving major tax increases and instead caught flak from both...

London murder rate overtakes NY for first time as crime surges

The 21-year-old, who did not want to be named, said: 'The auto just pulled up and just started shooting'. "I tried to save her at the time . One of her roles was to teach the younger kids how to lead positive lives". He and many other of London's...

Lockheed Martin to build quieter supersonic aircraft for NASA

NASA has taken another step toward re-introducing supersonic flight with the award Tuesday of a contract for the design, building and testing of a supersonic aircraft that reduces a sonic boom to a gentle thump. The X-plane will be about the length o...

Fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe raises $500000 for legal costs

Trump would go on to make repeated public references to the campaign donations, suggesting that they were an attempt to influence the FBI's investigation into Clinton's emails. But she contested the claims that her campaign was a conflict of interes...

Seth Rogen says Stormy Daniels was in two different movies with him

Rogen also appeared in a recorded sketch titled My Dinner With Stormy which was a bonus feature on the DVD of the 40-Year-Old Virgin. Cohen has said then-candidate Trump was unaware that he was making a payment to the porn star in exchange for ...

Secret Service probes vandalism at Trump golf course in Florida

Images of the unauthorized renovation quickly surfaced on social media platforms showing blobs of red paint splattered on the sign at the club's left entrance. Only 15 minutes away from Mar-a-Lago, the estate that Trump has dubbed his "Winter White...

FA Cup win would cap brilliant season for Spurs, says Harry Kane

Pochettino believes the Chelsea result could prove a milestone in his bid to convert Tottenham's huge potential into silverware. "It's just down to the fact that we're not fighting for the championship", he said. Asked if Chelsea could still ...

Cliff crash that killed family appears 'intentional,' authoritie

Authorities in California now say the crash that killed a married couple and at least three of their children may have been intentional . Police said that preliminary information suggested the vehicle may have been intentionally driven straight ...

Trump invites Russian President Putin to White House

Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov told reporters in Moscow on Monday that Trump initiated the idea of a White House meeting, saying, "During a telephone conversation between our presidents, Trump suggested that the first meeting could be...

Melania Trump Easter Dress Has Twitter Talking

By the way, Internet users pointed out that Melania trump looked far better Tiffany, which on the background of the wife of his father was visibly lost. Trump at the time also faced accusations of sexual misconduct from more than a dozen women. "Sh...

Teacher's husband, son use fire hose to explain OK walkout

In 19 of 33 states that have introduced collective bargaining rights, they also heavily penalize teachers and unions that went on strike - with loss of pay, fines and suspension of existing bargaining agreements, among other penalties. "I had to go...

Trump Repeats Nonsensical DACA Claim in Morning Tweets

Trump had said he was open to a deal with congressional Democrats to receive funds for the border wall in exchange for protection for young immigrants brought to the country as children, who are known as Dreamers . Mr Judd also said Congress needs t...

Turkish referee Cuneyt Cakir assigned to Juventus-Real Madrid Champions League duel

Juventus are being touted as early potential suitors for the forward, with Mourinho plotting to reinvest the money they receive for him to finally land Bale . "I'm pleased with the players because after the worldwide break we only had two days to g...

Top Labour donor Sir David Garrard quits party over anti-Semitism row

Working with whistleblowers who were able to gain access to restricted membership groups, it said that it had uncovered more than 2,000 racist, anti-Semitic, misogynistic, violent and abusive messages. Corbyn says the party has "zero tolerance" for a...

Mexico pushes back on Trump claims over immigration

They laugh at our dumb immigration laws. President Donald Trump threatened to withdraw from the North American Free Trade (NAFTA) agreement if Mexico does not quell the flow of illegal immigrants into the USA, in an Easter Sunday tweet .

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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...