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Deputy al Qaeda leader killed In Syria

The spokesperson noted that the strikes were coordinated with the Yemeni government and President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi. It is similar to the authority the USA military was granted for the Libyan city of Sirte, where it conducted a multi-month air c...

UCD ranks 20th in producing Peace Corps volunteers

The Peace Corps Master's global graduate programs, offered by SPEA and the IU School of Education, allow students to combine Peace Corps service with graduate studies for credit. In 2016, the state of MI also ranked No. 10 among states with the highe...

Yes we can? Petition launched for Obama 2017 French presidential campaign

His election as the first African-American president "had a galvanizing effect in Europe, particularly among French minorities", reported The Christian Science Monitor's Robert Marquand in 2009. "So we thought it would be ingenious to give the power ...

San Jose, Calif. flooding forces 14000 to evacuate

The water rose Tuesday, suddenly, relentlessly, flooding homes and apartments. The rains that burst the river banks were the latest in a series of storms that have dumped huge quantities of water from the Pacific Ocean on California. Coyote Canal w...

Police Officer Dies Helping Man In Traffic Accident

At the candlelight vigil, he promised to write a song in Boyer's honor. "This is a very sad day for our officers, the families involved, the Whittier Police Department and our community", Vinatieri said. Hazel and the gang member, who has not been ...

Houston restaurants close in support of Day Without Immigrants

Erika Almiron, head of the Philadelphia-based immigrant-rights group Juntos, explained that "Our goal is to highlight the need for Philadelphia to expand policies that stop criminalizing communities of color..." "We add to the economy and society",...

Toddler among 5 killed, 6 wounded in Valentine's Day shootings

Emergency medical personnel were able to revive the boy, for a time, before pronouncing him dead at a nearby hospital. The boy's 20-year-old aunt was shot in the stomach, but both she and her unborn child are expected to survive. A second auto drov...

Education Dept. torched for misspelling WEB Du Bois in tweet

It's a private commodity now. She has no experience in education and supports school vouchers and charter schools. "If not, teachers are stubborn and we're going to do what's best for the kids, and if it means we have to fight back, we'll fight bac...

NFL Draft: 14 Michigan Wolverines Invited to Combine

The list includes 14 players from the University of Michigan, three from Michigan State, two from Western Michigan and one each from Central Michigan and Wayne State. And Ohio State and Clemson and everybody else. Wide receiver Chris Godwin and def...

Three Milwaukee chefs among semifinalists for 2017 James Beard Awards

Also, for the fourth year in a row, Miles, Highlands' longtime pastry chef, is one of the semifinalists for the country's most outstanding pastry chef . Three chefs from Indiana are in the Best Chef category in the Great Lakes Region, which incl...

Russian missile deployment violates treaty

The alleged treaty violation may arise when U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis attends his first NATO meeting in Brussels on February 15. The news comes as Trump's administration fights off the multiple scandals surrounding the resignation of Pres...

Federal judge blocks Trump travel ban for Virginia residents

The ruling comes after a similar injunction imposed by a judge in Washington state. "To the contrary, there is evidence that the president's senior national security officials were taken by surprise", she wrote. Brinkema was referring to a statem...

Health officials urge vaccination after 3rd reported flu death

Kevin Hall with Lexington-Fayette County Health Department says that the warmer weather may help slow the spread of the virus. - All of the hospitals operated by Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health System have put in place visitation ...

Misses Runway ... FAA Investigates

American Airlines flight 1546 to Dallas had 110 passengers and a six-person crew and was waiting for the private plane to land before taking off, a person familiar with the matter said. That 737 is reported to have taken off without incident, accordi...

Kmart & Sears Will No Longer Sell Trump Products

On 2/7, Sears still had 19 Trump products". The Trump Home line features furniture, lighting, bedding, and more items produced by the same vendors who supply the Trump hotels. "In [Conway's] attempt to do Trump's bidding, she may have crossed one o...

Buses spin out, get stuck across New York City

The storm is expected to have passed over the city completely by the early evening. At least 45 flights were canceled at Tampa International Airport Thursday morning, and it is likely more cancelations will follow as snow continues to batter th...

Protestors Just Blocked Betsy DeVos From Entering a DC School

Senate Democrats held an all-night debate to protest DeVos's nomination ahead of her confirmation vote. "DC has the fastest growing urban school district in America". The teacher, who declined to give her name, said she came because she thinks De...

Chris Kennedy Announces Bid for Illinois Governor

On Wednesday, Rep. Bustos said she is deciding how to be "the most effective champion for IL". Democrats have been looking to field a wealthy competitor as a counterbalance to Rauner , a wealthy former private equity investor who has used his reso...

Video Of Elizabeth Warren Being Silenced In The Senate Is Powerful & Shocking

The incident occurred after Warren quoted King, who had written a letter to the Senate in 1986 to oppose Sessions' appointment as a U.S. District Judge. During confirmation hearing testimony before the committee, former colleagues said Sessions ref...

Manchin to vote against DeVos' confirmation

However, both Collins and Murkowski supported DeVos in a committee hearing on Tuesday, saying they did not want to block the full Senate from having its say . Also on display was a deeply troubling lack of understanding about core functions of the D...

DE prisons on lockdown after inmates reportedly take hostages

An attorney for the union representing guards at a DE prison says at least four guards and one counselor have been taken hostage by inmates. According to the department's website , the all-male facility is the state's largest prison, housing about...

Why Trump's 'Muslim Ban' Will Make Defeat Of ISIS Harder

Trump said he was establishing these "new vetting measures" to keep radical Islamic terrorists out of the US. "We want to ensure we aren't admitting into our country the very threats that our men and women are fighting overseas". During Trump's tri...

Judge allows travellers who landed with visas to stay in country

Confusion abounded at airports as immigration and customs officials struggled to interpret the new rules, with some legal residents who were in the air when the order was issued detained at airports upon arrival. Gee's order is notable, though, in th...

Your Weather Report: Snow accumulations of 2-5 inches

Temperatures will be in the 20s Sunday night, so any travel problems could impact Monday morning work and school travel. A winter weather advisory for southern New Jersey will go into effect at 3 a.m. Philadelphia and areas south can expect 1 to ...

She Lied: Emmett Till's Accuser Admits She Made Up Story

His murder was a catalyst for the American civil rights movement. Emmett's crime was allegedly whistling at a white woman. Till went to a corner store for bubble gum while visiting family in MS on August 28, 1955 when a woman working there claime...

California Drought Comes to an End in Parts of the State

Only 2 percent of California - all in Southern California - is still in extreme drought and 49 percent is at moderate to severe levels after Southern California saw vast improvement in the last week or so, the U.S. Drought Monitor report from weath...

Senate Democrats Stake Out Position on Infrastructure

The plan introduced by Senate Democrats calls for a government-led investment campaign that would involve constructing roads, bridges, and public schools, rebuilding waterways and railroads, and expanding internet infrastructure over the next 10 ...

Drug Kingpin 'El Chapo' Guzman Extradited to U.S.

Drug Enforcement Administration took custody of Guzman in Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso, Texas, "and a plane carrying him departed for NY at 5:31 p.m". El Chapo is headed to Brooklyn. "The last thing they wanted was for Trump to tak...

Anti-Trump Protesters Chase 'DeploraBall' Attendees, Start Fire

And RT's Alexander Rubinstein tweeted that police pushed his head "into heavy camera" and protesters are throwing bikes, explosives, signs, and more. Other scenes from the protests showed lights with messages shining on nearby buildings and even a ...

Columbia could face severe weather, damaging wind over weekend

There are no watches at this time. Rain will spread northeast on Friday across portions of the Mid-Atlantic and lower Great Lakes. If a watch is issued, students should be alert and aware that they may need to quickly move to safety. The threat of ...

Arizona's Allonzo Trier tested positive for PEDs

Speculation of Trier's absence began when he wasn't with the Wildcats when they deplaned for Hawaii for the State Farm Armed Forces Classic game at Pearl Harbor. Trier, who averaged 14.8 points last season, is listed on Arizona's roster at 6-foot-5, ...

Day One Of Pruitt's EPA Confirmation Hearing Wraps

It also appeared to contradict the underlying arguments in numerous 14 lawsuits he has filed against EPA regulations. This earned him strong support from petroleum companies and convinced both his opponents and supporters that he would aggressively c...

Obama takes subtle jab at Trump in final press conference

Trump's supporters are euphoric that political business as usual may be over, while his detractors are fearful of a mercurial and untested leader. US PRESIDENT BARACK Obama bowed out of the Oval Office with a typically measured press conference tod...

Four Earthquakes Strike Central Region

Additionally, according to the Global Earthquake Activity Rate (GEAR) model, this earthquake should not be considered surprising. The quake was reportedly felt across Lazio, Abruzzo and Marche. Amatrice, the rural town that was flattened by the A...

Weekend rain and mountain snow

For example, high temperatures will climb from the low to mid 40s on Monday and Tuesday to the low to mid 50s for the remainder of the week. The NWS advisory for a high risk of rip currents will remain in place until at least Saturday eve...

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Growing Brush Fire Rages In Brentwood

Both Black Canyon and Daisy Mountain fire crews responded to a reported debris fire in a junk yard Saturday evening to find winds had moved the fire out of the yard, starting the b...

Mortuary chief: John Glenn's remains weren't disrespected

Glenn, who served as a Marine pilot in World War II and the Korean War before becoming the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth, died December 8, 2016, at the age of 95. Zw...

Georgia men's tennis ends season with semifinal loss to North Carolina

This is the fourth title in five seasons for the Cavaliers (34-1). Old Dominion second baseman Jared Young was named the Conference USA Newcomer of the Year, while shortstop ...

Tornado warning issued for county until 4:30 pm

The National Weather Service said the tornado reached EF-3 strength, with winds around 140 miles per hour , near the Village of Conrath in Rusk County. The threat of severe sto...

CBO: GOP health care bill would leave 23M more people uninsured

Another amendment allocates an additional $8 billion over five years to help people with pre-existing conditions cover medical costs but the CBO said it would not significantly hel...

Trump records robocall in Montana race

Democratic U.S. congressional candidate Rob Quist arrives for a gathering with supporters at Darkhorse Hall and Wine Snug on Monday in Great Falls, Mont. Pence recorded a robocal...

$400 Billion Price Tag for California Single-Payer Bill

The entire state general fund budget is $125 billion. Senate Bill 562 , called the Healthy California Act , was introduced in February by Senators Ricardo Lara , D-Bell Garden...

Russia probe: Trump cries victim of 'greatest witch hunt' in American history

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer reportedly did not dispute the account. "There is no collusion between certainly myself and my campaign, but I can always speak for myself...

Children on crashed charter bus in Maryland

Philadelphia school officials said 26 students, two teachers, a parent-chaperone, and the driver were on the bus. One child and one adult were flown to trauma centers in Maryland...

Trump administration hollows out EPA science integrity board

But with the end of the members' terms , he said the agency wanted a complete vetting of all of those nominated to serve on the board before deciding who serves, rather than simpl...

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Twitter's Free Live Video Channel Debuts On Roku

Twitter's Free Live Video Channel Debuts On Roku

Not many folks are using the currently available Twitter for TV apps, but with Roku now in the mix, the platform's user database may grow to a competing extent. Twitter has been ...

Trump exaggerates a threat to religious freedom

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been and remains committed to political neutrality. Issued on the National Day of Prayer, the order also asks the IRS to s...

Paris Police Department Honor Guard honors Texas' fallen officers at memorial services

Paris Police Department Honor Guard honors Texas' fallen officers at memorial services

Officers Curtis Garrett, Chris Mayfield and Chad Brakebill along with Lieutenant Doug Murphy were among the over two thousand Texas officers who attended. He said the ceremony is m...

Sebastian Gorka to leave White House

According to a report Sunday in the political website The Hill , citing an unnamed senior White House official, Gorka will be taking a position in another federal agency. At lea...

Fox News Co-President Bill Shine Uncertain About Future at Network

Fox News Co-President Bill Shine Uncertain About Future at Network

In response to a report by New York Magazine's Gabriel Sherman which said that Shine is anxious he may lose his job, Hannity tweeted , "Gabe I pray this is NOT true because if ...