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2 ex-Christie aides convicted in Bridge-Gate plot want new trial

Two former aides to Republican Gov. Chris Christie convicted in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case filed for a new trial Friday, a week after a federal jury found them guilty on all counts in a scheme to use gridlock to punish a political...

Planned Parenthood Vows to Stay Open Under Trump Presidency

Trump has seized an unlikely, but welcome victory in the 2016 Presidential Election. But the proposal, which would ban local and state agencies from withholding funding from health providers just because they perform abortions, is not law yet.

Trump to turn over business empire to his children

Though it is not illegal for a US president to retain control of private assets, many have established a blind trust for the course of their service to prevent conflicts of interest. Eric Trump is executive vice president of development and acquisiti...

Trump quickly changes his tone toward protesters following criticism

Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. Who knows. On Wednesday night he tweeted that the protests were "very unfair!" As expected, the demonstrations prompted some social media blowback from Trump supporters acc...

Syrian Kurds push ahead in their offensive toward Raqqa

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that the strike on al-Heesha, 25 miles (45km) north of the Isis stronghold, occurred overnight on Tuesday. A U.S. official told Reuters in Washington there was "no available force capable of tak...

Iraqi Kurdish forces advance on IS-held town east of Mosul

Monday's push appears to be the most serious yet to drive the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) from the area, which is to the northeast of Mosul , the group's last major urban bastion in the country. Concerns over ci...

Court says dictator Marcos can be buried at heroes' cemetery

Supreme Court spokesman Theodore Te says the 15-member court voted 9-5 with one abstention Tuesday to dismiss petitions opposing President Rodrigo Duterte's approval of Marcos's burial at the cemetery, where ex-presidents, soldiers and national artis...

Long lines at Oklahoma polls for 2016 election

Voters can find their assigned polling place on the back cover of their Voter Information Guide or by using the My Elections Gateway or the Polling Place look-up tool on the Elections Office website at SBCountyElections. Don't do it! North Caroli...

Scott Brown could miss England-Scotland showdown

As for #scotland, Robert Snodgrass made a timely return for his club Hull City on Sunday, and the Scots will be equally pleased that the winger is fit for the England game. "Any of the things that can encourage positivity and belief we will use". ...

Annual Veterans Day Parade set for Friday morning in Ephrata

At 8 a.m., a ceremony will be held to honor all veterans and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice. A Veterans Day Lunch will be hosted by Hospice of Laurens County, 11 a.m. All members of the community are invited to attend. A ticketed ...

No charges against Clinton after new email review — Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

The peso MXN=D2, which has been hit by the rise of Republican candidate Donald Trump and his policies that are seen hurting Mexico's economy, rose as much 2.2 percent, but later pared gains to trade up 1.6 percent at 18.708 pesos per dollar.

Justin Bieber wins 3 MTV EMA Europe music awards

Gaga was the night's second biggest victor, collecting with best female and best look at Sunday's Rotterdam show. Despite being nominated for three awards including Best Female , Adele left empty handed although British success came from Coldp...

Stocks, dollar, Mexico peso jump after Federal Bureau of Investigation clears Clinton

The FBI has cleared Hillary Clinton in its reopened investigation into classified materials in her personal emails while Secretary of State. In July, Comey chastised Clinton's use of the private mail server but said that the bureau would not be r...

FBI Completes Review of Clinton Emails, No Change in Conclusion

Election guru Nate Silver from FiveThirtyEight.com said Clinton still has better odds of winning (64.2 percent) than Trump, but she can't afford to lose one swing state. As per RealClearPolitics, Clinton is leading by 1.8 percentage points in it...

Syria monitor: 74 killed in 8 days of rebel Aleppo offensive

Syrian Islamist rebels, led by the Army of Conquest, launched the military campaign on October 28 to break the siege on eastern Aleppo . Opposition groups have come under increasing criticism for indiscriminate shelling of western Aleppo resulti...

Tim Kaine says Hillary Clinton is the 'underdog'

Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence was at a GOP unity rally in Mukwongo on Saturday. "I'm really anxious about the future of the economy", said FSW student Joshua Ruiz. The event location is not listed in Clinton's campaign website, at...

Pakistan forces target Indian civilians deliberately: BSF

Pakistan declined to comment on the matter ahead of a planned news conference on Thursday, while India said the identity of eight of its diplomats had been revealed by Pakistani media . Pakistan has been targeting army posts and civilian areas, esca...

Investigators find body on property where woman was chained 'like a dog'

Brown's boyfriend, who disappeared at the same time, has not been found. Todd Christopher Kohlhepp, a 45-year-old registered sex offender with a previous kidnapping conviction as a teenager in Arizona, appeared at a bond hearing Friday in Spartanbu...

Five reasons to check the smoke alarms this weekend

In order to survive a fire, you need to be provided with an early warning and know what to do when the smoke alarms sound. Only nine residences had a working smoke alarm.so far in 2016, fires have claimed the lives of 124 Georgians. · Dead batteries ...

Aleppo city quiet on third day of ceasefire - monitor

Moscow said it was extending the unilateral "humanitarian pause" in the Syrian government's Russian-backed assault on opposition-held east Aleppo until 1600 GMT on Saturday. Referring to the airstrikes, he said: "This is shameful and it is not the a...

Wisconsin poll: Clinton leads, Senate race tight

Among likely voters, Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump 46 percent to 40 percent. Clinton's score, according to ABC News, "has dropped by 7 points in this poll , produced for ABC by Langer Research Associates". Democratic challenger Russ Feingold ho...

Apple lowers storage upgrade prices on older Mac devices

Apple's "Hello again" MacBook Pro event gave us an idea of where the company plans to take its product lineup, but the announcements also left a ton of unanswered questions on the table. Kuo predicts that the price for the existing MacBooks as we...

Pakistan court bans mass anti-PM street rallies by Imran Khan party

This followed a two-month ban enforced last week on street rallies in the capital. Sharif's is under public pressure after several of his family members were named in the so-called Panama papers leaks as owners of offshore bank accounts. Police hav...

Rajoy takes oath as Spain's prime minister

Rajoy's Popular Party is returning to power after two inconclusive elections left the country in a political limbo for 10 months. King Felipe VI presided at the swearing-in ceremony at the royal palace on Monday. New elections in June once again ...

Seoul plans to restart talks on military pact with Tokyo

While sticking to their goal of persuading the communist state to dispense with its nuclear weapons , the countries have chose to tighten the noose on Pyongyang. "We will not accept North Korea as a nuclear state, we will not accept North Korea's ...

The Trump questions Marco Rubio simply can't answer

Republicans quickly blasted out CNN .com's story, saying the images were "damaging" to the Jupiter congressman and "prove Murphy lied in the last debate". "[Trump] should stop saying that". If that's not available, he wants to give every American ...

Wade Phillips carted off after sideline collision with player

A team of medical professionals examined Phillips on the sidelines and several players took a knee nearby. The Broncos announced that he has movement in all his extremities, is alert and will evaluated further at a hospital. He was taken by ambul...

Iraq forces launch operation to cut Mosul off from Syria

Tal Afar was once Shia majority region before it was taken over by the IS (Daesh) militants in 2014. They will also try to secure the western border with Syria, where IS shuttles fighters, weapons and supplies between Mosul and the Syrian city of R...

Iraqi Shi'ite Militia Say Offensive Toward Tal Afar Has Started

Iraqi officials say a suicide bomber targeting Shiite pilgrims has killed seven people and wounded more than 20 in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. Forces from the Hashed al-Shaabi, a paramilitary umbrella organisation dominated by Iran-backed Shiite mi...

Powerful earthquake rattles thrice-hit central Italy

A powerful quake has hit central and southern Italy just days after tremors saw hundreds forced from their homes. The quakes came two months after nearly 300 people were killed in the region by a quake that levelled several small towns. I was sleep...

India expels Pakistani embassy staffer over espionage charge

On remarks of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan that India was trying to "implode" Pakistan, the Spokesperson said if today that country is feeling isolated, it is because of "misguided policies". The police apprehended Khan, Jangir and Ak...

As Trump falters, more Republicans say they'll block Clinton

In interviews, Trump's supporters said they were determined to harness the anti-establishment energy that Trump had catalyzed and to refocus it on the Republican leadership in Congress - a target many of them seem just as eager to take down as the...

US Election 2016: Hillary Clinton campaign hit after WikiLeaks' emails release

In a news conference late on Friday in Des Moines, Iowa, Clinton urged Comey to release more details about what the Federal Bureau of Investigation was looking for in the newly discovered emails. The tens of thousands of confidential emails from Clin...

I Don't Have Grace In Dancing Says Shivaay Actor Ajay Devgn

For your information, I haven't recorded anything at all. "I took a pic of Title Shivaay only". The irritable man may have got himself on the wrong side of the law by tweeting a clipping of Ajay Devgn's Shivaay from a theatre in Dubai. Ajay Devgn's...

Girl injured, villages damaged as Pakistan continues to violate ceasefire

The Indian Border Security Force retaliated, with firing by the Pakistani Rangers being reported from Jammu's Kathua district, especially Hiranagar, and Samba. India has accused Pakistan of continued ceasefire violations along the shared border in ...

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Trump plans return trip to the Middle East with President of Egypt

Trump met today with President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi of Egypt to build on their recent engagements and continue efforts to strengthen the United States-Egypt strategic partnership. ...

Central Intelligence Agency hunts for traitor after American spies are executed by Chinese

The breach was considered particularly damaging, with the number of assets lost rivalling those in the Soviet Union and Russian Federation who died after the betrayals of spies Al...

Troops Kill 13 Boko Haram Terrorists, Arrest 10 In Lake Chad

Meanwhile witnesses said four civilians out hunting for food near a displacement camp in the northeast were beheaded by suspected Boko Haram militants. "Our joy is never complete u...

Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn before inauguration

Why did it then take 18 days for Flynn to be fired - a step that only took place when The Washington Post reported he had lied to Vice President Mike Pence about his calls with R...

Syrian negotiator calls USA strike 'terrorism' and a 'massacre'

As long as the US keeps backing anti-regime insurgents in Syria and is willing to attack pro-regime forces as part of that support , there will be a danger that an incident l...

U.K. Minor Parties Slam 'Extreme' Brexit in Debate May Avoided

The two-hour debate, staged by ITV at its studios in Salford, began with a clash on Brexit, then covered the NHS, social care, living standards, education and university tuition ...

Mexican journalist shot dead in Sinaloa state

He was walking near the Rio Doce offices in the state capital, Culiacan, when he was killed by a group of people riding in a red auto , according to multiple Mexican news outlet...

China's Xi appeals to foreign leaders for freer trade

Hours before the summit opened, North Korea launched another ballistic missile, further testing the patience of China, its chief ally. New Delhi , which had been non-committal a...

Tillerson Says Russia Meddled In US Election, No 'Clean Slate' With Moscow

The secretary of State during the interview also addressed the Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, noting the US isn't trying to start "with a clean state"...

Tehran mayor Qalibaf quits presidential race

He is now facing five rivals, but some could withdraw in favor of more prominent candidates. His close association with the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei would attract t...

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Hostages freed from mosque in Central African Republic

Hostages freed from mosque in Central African Republic

Many residents say they are locked in their homes as the anti-Balaka forces control the city. It said the attackers were members of a wide coalition including the mainly Christia...

Hong Kong rejects asylum for refugees who sheltered Snowden

Hong Kong rejects asylum for refugees who sheltered Snowden

At the time, he was on the run from USA authorities after he leaked documents about US government surveillance. "The government's decision to reject our clients' claims is co...

Severe Weather Outbreak to Eye Central US

Severe Weather Outbreak to Eye Central US

Forecast surface weather map for today. A possible severe thunderstorm watch will need to be issued if they hold together. The risk of severe weather for Tuesday evening is shown...

Ruling Fatah party has weak showing in Palestinian election

Ruling Fatah party has weak showing in Palestinian election

The vote provided Palestinians a rare chance to cast ballots after over a decade without presidential or legislative elections, and Saturday's election was seen as a test for Abbas...

TN woman facing reckless endangerment charge; accused of following congressman, his aide

TN woman facing reckless endangerment charge; accused of following congressman, his aide

When they pulled into the driveway of someone they know, Wright reportedly ran to the vehicle and screamed while banging on the auto and reaching in. Police say Wright's conduct ...