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Disgraced ex-congressman Anthony Weiner jailed over sexting case

He pleaded guilty in May to transferring obscene messages to a minor, and agreed he would not appeal any sentence of 27 months or less. In addition to the prison term, Weiner also was sentenced to three years of supervised release. His first te...

New school year begins in Iran

Western leaders reacted warily to Iran's announcement Saturday that it had successfully tested a new medium-range ballistic missile. President Hassan Rouhani said Friday at a military parade that Iran would strengthen its missile program without se...

Kurds set to vote in referendum

Residents of Iraq's Kurdish region cast their votes today in a controversial independence referendum seen as a way to signal the ethnic minority's desire for self-determination, despite strong opposition from regional and worldwide powers.

Catalonia refuses to give police over to Spain

Forn said the chief of the Mossos d'Esquadra had expressed his opposition to the measure during a meeting Saturday with the top state prosecutor in Catalonia and chiefs of two other national police forces, the National Police and the Civil Guard.

Trump gives 'final warning' on North Korea trade. What comes next?

Separate geological agencies had detected two artificial tremors near North Korea's previous test site before the country touted its "perfect success" in a special announcement later that day. China, North Korea's most important trading partner, is o...

Gareth Barry To Celebrate Milestone Only If West Brom Wins

Set to face off on Monday night, it will be the first time Gibbs would have faced Arsenal in his career, having been at the club for 13 years - and former boss Wenger has commented on the occasion, saying: "It will odd to see him in a different s...

New Zealand Starts Counting Votes in Too-Close-To-Call Election

Under strict election day laws New Zealand does not allow exit polls during voting, which opened at 9am (2100 GMT Friday) and closed at 7pm (0700 GMT). "Obviously we hoped for better", she said. She told supporters she had called National leader Bi...

China limits oil trade to North Korea and bans textile trade

He also called Trump "deranged" and "a rogue and a gangster fond of playing with fire". North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho, warned on Thursday that Kim could consider a hydrogen bomb test of an unprecedented scale over the Pacific.

USA to pay 'high cost' if it leaves Iran deal: Rouhani

Trump on Tuesday called the agreement with Iran an embarrassment and "one of the worst and most one-sided transactions the USA has ever entered into". Most particularly, Rouhani used the United Nations platform to warn that if Trump walks away from...

Trump says Turkish president gets 'very high marks'

The Turkish president resumed speaking less than two minutes after the the attack . The newspaper said there were no reports of injuries. When Mr. At the start of their meeting Thursday in New York , Trump heaped praise on Erdogan, who has be...

Iran says it will not be the first to violate N

If the deal were to fall apart, "Iran would be back on the march to getting the potential for a nuclear weapon and the IAEA would lose all visibility into the program", Wendy Sherman, the lead negotiator of the accord under President Obama, told rep...

Mueller Expands Dragnet: Requests Extensive Documents from Trump White House

According to the New York Times , "since then, administration lawyers have been scouring White House emails and asking officials whether they have other documents or notes that may pertain to Mr. News of the documents request came hours before the...

Toys "R" Us files for bankruptcy protection

Toys "R" Us has a $5 billion debt incurred in unstated operations. Earlier this month, Toys R Us revealed they had hired a law firm to assist in potential bankruptcy proceedings. Why did the store file for bankruptcy protection? Impressive...

This is why Trump wants a massive military parade on Pennsylvania Avenue

French President Emmanuel Macron cast himself as the antithesis of Donald Trump at the United Nations on Tuesday, a position that could enable him to play the honest broker in worldwide conflicts. Mr Trump said the extra military spending was g...

Trump Calls for Additional Steps to Restore Democracy to Venezuela

At a dinner with Latin American leaders on the fringes of the U.N. General Assembly, Trump said the Venezuelan people are starving and their country is collapsing. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos reiterated President Temer's view, according ...

Over 30000 still without power in Manatee, Sarasota counties

About 550,000 of the EMCs' customers lost power during the storm. The suit claims FPL charged $2 to $10 per month that was earmarked to pay for clearing trees near power lines and placing power lines underground. reported Saturday morning about 26...

States To Investigate Pharmaceutical Companies Over Opioids

Attorneys general from 37 states are urging insurers to alter their coverage policies to prioritize non-opioid pain medications over opioids for the treatment of chronic pain not related to cancer. Prescription and illegal opioids account for more th...

Aviation commission to meet today over Ryanair cancellations

The airlines holiday year is to change to January to December, as it now runs from April to March, the pilots have to take their annual leave during September and October. The Commission for Aviation Regulation is to meet to discuss Ryanair's decisi...

Senate Homeland Security Committee Tees Up Health Care Hearing

Republican (and sometimes Democratic) governors have always been cheerleaders for this concept, though they are generally not as willing as members of Congress or conservative activists to contemplate a compete federal abandonment of Medicaid to the ...

BSF jawan killed in Pakistani firing

Constable Bijender Bahadur was on duty at forward point along the fence in Arnia sector along the IB when Pakistani Rangers resorted to mortar shelling and small arms fire at about 12.20 AM. The injured civilians were shifted to the Government Medi...

Hamas dissolves Gaza government and agrees to national unity talks with Fatah

Hamas and Fatah then fought a civil war in Gaza in 2007. It is pointed out that since Hamas unseated the Fatah government in Gaza, several efforts towards unity between the rival actions were attempted but they all failed. The negotiations were "an...

Cult actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91

Kelley said . Twin Peaks creator David Lynch paid tribute to Stanton in a statement . Gangster seedy in The Offender, New York 1997, mechanic grumpy in Alien , the eighth passenger, fake evangelist in The Malin, FBI agent in The Godfath...

Far-Reaching Immigrant Protections Bill Passes in California

Under the law, state and local law enforcement officers will not be permitted to ask about a person's immigration status during an arrest or police stop, and their communication with federal immigration authorities will be limited. "I think this has ...

Pentagon confirms American ISIS fighter captured in Syria

The United States military has in its custody an American person who surrendered to Syrian Democratic Forces after fighting for ISIS in Syria, NBC News reported. On the campaign trail, Trump indicated he was open to detaining USA citizens at Guan...

8 perish in sweltering Florida nursing home, 150 evacuated

Among the state's almost 700 nursing facilities, about 150 lacked power as of Wednesday morning, said the Florida Health Care Association , which represents most of the homes. Scott ordered the AHCA and the Department of Children and Families to inv...

United Kingdom says world will stand together against N.Korea after missile launch

Tillerson is also scheduled to meet with his British counterpart and a French foreign ministry official in London later on Thursday. Mr Tillerson and the Foreign Secretary held talks covering a wide range of issues including Hurricane Irma , the...

Jose Downgraded to Tropical Storm: NHC

At 6am, Jose was 377 nautical miles to the islands south and heading southeast at about 8mph as it makes its “clockwise loop over open water”. These are common in the Atlantic in the middle of hurricane season. While we can not totally rule out a tra...

Maryland Police Arrest Man In Murder Of His Missing Pregnant Girlfriend

Police say he is the only suspect. Police said Wednesday that they had asked Tessier to do the press conference, calling it "a calculated decision" to see what he would reveal. The police had been suspicious about Tessier's involvement in the murder....

U.S. extends Iran sanctions relief under nuclear deal -State Dept

In a recent talk with ICANA, Ali Bakhtiar added that the nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action , is regarded as global law as it has been endorsed by the United Nations Security Council. "I think the Iranians, many o...

Strongest Demand Growth In 2 Years Boosts Oil Prices

Opec in the report also said its oil output in August came in below the demand forecast as output fell by 79,000bpd from July to 32.76 million bpd. Production among the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries fell from its 2017 peak in J...

Modi, Abe get India's first bullet train going as ties deepen

PM Modi , Japanese PM Shinzo Abe & his wife Akie Abe pay visit to the the famous 16th century Sidi Saiyyed Mosque in Ahmedabad . The city of Ahmedabad will greet Prime Minister Abe with an elaborate civic reception on 13th of September, sho...

Manatees rescued by Florida locals after Hurricane Irma leaves them stranded

Intrigued, Marcelo Clavijo and several friends went out for a drive to take in the odd sight of an empty bay. A few residents in the area came to the rescue, placing them on a large green tarp and pulling them more than 100 yards back into the w...

Police raid in Cairo kills 10 militants

Five policemen were wounded in the clashes at two apartments in the densely populated eastern Cairo neighbourhood of Ard al-Lewa, officials from the national security agency and Giza governorate police said. The interior ministry confirmed there ha...

President Trump enjoins Kuwait, Arab nations to fight their shared enemies

The Saudi-led Arab countries, also close USA allies, have presented Qatar with a list of 13 demands to restore relations, which the Qataris have so far rejected . Trump says all the countries involved are "essential partners" in the fight against Is...

Richland County Opening Shelter, County Offices Closed Monday

Lee County schools wills be closed through Thursday. All Anderson County schools will be closed on Monday, according to the school district's Facebook page. University of Florida in Gainesville said it's expecting to know more later on Tuesday, ...

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Fire whirl brings critical conditions in Northern…

Wind-driven flames roll over a hill towards homes during the River Fire (Mendocino Complex) near Lakeport, California, U.S. August 2, 2018. As of the latest update, the Carr wil...

OH judge orders defiant defendant's mouth taped during court hearing

During his trial, he allegedly cut off his ankle bracelet and slipped away to Nebraska before being rearrested, the site reported . When Williams continued to defy the judge's o...

President's cardiologist murdered over '20-year-old grudge'

This man is unsafe , this man is capable, this man has some skills. "The Houston Police Department's identification of a suspect in the shooting death of Dr. The gunman rode pa...

On Election Interference, Trump And His Advisers Sound Completely Out Of Step

But Mr Coats , Mr Bolton , FBI Director Christopher Wray , Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and the director of the National Security Agency Paul Nakasone, said R...

US Believes North Korea Still Building Missiles

East Coast, officials told The Washington Post Monday on condition of anonymity. "There is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea". Addressing upcoming meetings in south...

California's Carr Fire 30 Percent Contained As New Blazes Erupt Elsewhere

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said another 440 buildings, including barns and warehouses, have also been destroyed by the fire, which is now the sixth ...

Facebook uncovers 'sophisticated' efforts to disrupt United States elections

In its statement , Facebook showed one of the fake pages it identified to be promoting a left-wing rally in the hopes of attracting participants, offline. Some of the deleted ...

Gun-rights activists offer blueprints as 3D-printed weapons fight escalates

The 3D-blueprints were removed from the site in 2013 because the government said it violated global regulation laws, but eventually surrendered, concluding 3D-gun blueprints cou...

Paul Manafort trial: jury selection under way

Prosecutors accuse Manafort , 69, of working as an unregistered lobbyist for pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine, laundering more than $30 million in income and deceiving banks t...

Trump looks to rebuild TPP to put pressure on China

But growers of soybeans - the single largest agricultural export to China, worth $12.4 billion - have largely escaped financial damage thus far, raising questions about the objec...

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Trump threatens U.S. government shutdown over border wall

Trump threatens U.S. government shutdown over border wall

The president said that Democrats need to get onboard with his immigration agenda, which includes a wall on the U.S. -Mexico border, or risk another government shutdown. Rand Paul ...

3 dead, 7 wounded after gunmen fire on crowd in New Orleans

3 dead, 7 wounded after gunmen fire on crowd in New Orleans

Harrison said that one of the three people who were killed at the scene was found in the 2800 block of Louisiana Avenue . Three of the seven injured people were taken by ambulan...

Facebook suspends profile of Infowars founder, says ban is 'close'

Facebook suspends profile of Infowars founder, says ban is 'close'

A Facebook spokesperson also said if Jones or his fellow admins continue to break its rules, his pages face a permanent ban from the site. The Facebook spokesperson said that thr...

Demi Lovato's famous friends are sharing support for her on Twitter

Demi Lovato's famous friends are sharing support for her on Twitter

The singer, who started using drugs and alcohol when she was 17, sung: "Momma, I'm so sorry, I'm not sober anymore / And daddy, please forgive me for the drinks spilled on the fl...

Israel confirms evacuation of White Helmets members from Syria at United States request

Israel confirms evacuation of White Helmets members from Syria at United States request

Their volunteers have gone into war-stricken areas, searching for survivors, winning them support from many countries, including the United States. What have Israel and Jordan...