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  • Saudi Crown Prince Must Answer For Atrocities In Yemen news

    Saudi Arabia's much-discussed Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is coming to

    Sun, 18 Mar 2018 16:22:14 -0400
  • Putin continues to consolidate power news

    Russian President Vladimir Putin overwhelming won an allegedly tainted reelection in a time of escalating conflict with the West.

    Sun, 18 Mar 2018 13:47:17 -0400
  • Cirque Du Soleil Aerialist Dies After Falling During Show in Florida news

    A Cirque du Soleil aerialist is dead after falling during a performance in

    Sun, 18 Mar 2018 16:21:49 -0400
  • Rubio: McCabe "should have been allowed to finish through the weekend" news

    In an exclusive interview with Meet the Press, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fl.) tells Chuck Todd that he would have done things differently when it came to Fmr. FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe.

    Sun, 18 Mar 2018 02:10:25 -0400
  • Parkland Survivors Call Out Media For Ignoring Gun Violence In Black Communities news

    A group of students who survived last month's deadly school shooting in

    Mon, 19 Mar 2018 17:06:00 -0400
  • Treasure hunters and FBI search for lost Civil War gold in Pennsylvania news

    A story that $55 million in Union gold was lost during the Civil War has long been dismissed as a myth — but this week, a team of FBI agents joined the search in rural Pennsylvania.

    Sun, 18 Mar 2018 12:43:49 -0400
  • President says Zimbabwe to hold elections in July

    Zimbabwe's first presidential and parliamentary elections since the end of former strongman Robert Mugabe's long rule will take place in July, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Saturday. The polls will be the first major test of the new leader, who took power in November after a de facto military coup forced the 94-year-old Mugabe to resign. "As a nation, party and government, we are looking forward to very peaceful, transparent and harmonised elections in July this year," Mnangagwa told reporters after a meeting with South Africans President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday night.

    Sun, 18 Mar 2018 08:35:20 -0400
  • Freight Train Collision In Kentucky Sends 4 To Hospital news

    Four people were taken to a hospital after two freight trains collided and

    Mon, 19 Mar 2018 12:03:31 -0400
  • Body of Missing St. Joseph's University Freshman Mark Dombroski Found in Bermuda news

    Mark Dombroski, 19, was last seen at a bar called The Dog House.

    Mon, 19 Mar 2018 13:55:56 -0400
  • Trump denounces Mueller's investigative team as 'hardened Democrats' news

    President Trump accused Robert Mueller’s team investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections of Democratic bias on Sunday morning.

    Sun, 18 Mar 2018 12:11:14 -0400
  • Alabama Lawmaker Opposes Arming Teachers Because 'Lady Teachers' Are 'Scared Of Guns' news

    An Alabama lawmaker says arming teachers to protect against gun violence in

    Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:29:26 -0400
  • Report: Kushner's Company Filed False Tenant Paperwork That Boosted Property Profits news

    The family real estate company co-owned by White House adviser Jared Kushner

    Sun, 18 Mar 2018 21:21:30 -0400
  • Vladimir Putin wins re-election for fourth term news

    The result of Russia’s presidential election was known before any ballots were cast, with the only variable how many citizens would show up to cast votes. Many in the opposition abstained from voting, instead observing polling places for irregularities.

    Sun, 18 Mar 2018 12:28:12 -0400
  • Collector who bought Jesse James picture for just £7 on eBay told it could be worth £2 million news

    A collector has hit the jackpot after being told that an old photograph he picked up on eBay for just £7 was a genuine portrait of infamous Wild West outlaw Jesse James, worth up to £2 million. Justin Whiting, 45, bought the photograph in July 2017 and immediately tracked down Will Dunniway, a 19th century photography expert from California. He was astonished when forensic experts confirmed his picture of infamous Wild West outlaw Jesse James was genuine and could sell for six figures. Single Justin, from Spalding, Lincs., said: "Anything is possible on eBay so I kept buying the odd photograph for a few quid, like other people would buy a lottery ticket. "I noticed the picture for sale - it was ten dollars. It was a bit blurry on the site but when I got it, it was a lot clearer. "I thought to myself: 'Gee wizz, this could be a real photo!' I've been obsessed with American outlaws for years and read lots of books and study their faces. Justin Whiting's photo of Jesse James (right) and an existing picture of the outlaw at a similar age Credit: Justin Whiting / "The picture was identical to the one in my book, except it was full length. All my friends said it was the same but I knew I needed to contact experts. "I didn't dare to believe they would say it was genuine and worth at least two million." Expert Mr Dunniway confirmed the photograph was a genuine portrait of bank robber Jesse taken when the babyfaced outlaw was just 14. His report said: "The age of this image was about 1861-2 and is correct in every way to this period. "When it is compared to the much used comparison image I believe it was taken on the same day by the same photographer. "It is very evident by the face, hair cut, jacket, shirt and tie that this is the same image of Jesse James at 14 years old. One of the originals." The eBay listing from which Justin Whiting picked up an old photo  Credit: Justin Whiting / Justin then sent the 3.5 inches by 2.5 inches Victorian tintype photograph to Los Angeles forensic expert Kent Gibson who has verified evidence for the FBI. Mr Gibson confirmed the image was authentic and said: "All power to Justin. An authentic photograph of outlaw Billy the Kid sold for $5million in 2015 so the sky's the limit. "Jesse James is a very famous outlaw so this is obviously a valuable image." Justin, who has been out of work since 2003 due to back problems, has already been in touch with posh London auction house Christie's and is looking forward to spending his windfall. He said: "I'm definitely selling it. I'll be able to buy my own house and my own car. I can't wait. Good things do happen sometimes." Jesse may have robbed a few banks in his time, but Justin isn't taking any chances with his haul. He said: "I'm being super careful. That photograph is the most valuable thing I've ever had in my possession. It's staying in my friend's safe for now."

    Mon, 19 Mar 2018 08:28:53 -0400
  • Ex-politburo member faces second graft trial Vietnam news

    A former politburo member went on trial in Vietnam Monday in his second corruption case this year, as the communist state continues its public crackdown on powerful figures in politics and business accused of graft. Dinh La Thang, who was also the former head of state-run oil giant PetroVietnam (PVN), is already serving a 13-year jail term for a previous conviction for corruption. The new trial sees him accused of approving a $35 million investment of state funds in Ocean Bank in 2008 without the authorisation of PVN's board or the Prime Minister.

    Mon, 19 Mar 2018 07:37:57 -0400
  • NKorean diplomat heads to Finland for talks with US, SKorea news

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A senior North Korean diplomat who handles North American affairs was heading to Finland on Sunday for talks with the United States and South Korea.

    Sun, 18 Mar 2018 10:01:23 -0400
  • The Children Of Eastern Ghouta Are Living In Their Own Tombs news

    The people of eastern Ghouta are living in their own tombs. That's what it

    Sun, 18 Mar 2018 09:01:56 -0400
  • Fitton: Firing of Andrew McCabe is just the beginning news

    Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton shares his perspective on 'Fox & Friends First.'

    Mon, 19 Mar 2018 06:44:14 -0400
  • Thomas Phelan, a 9/11 Hero, Dies of Cancer Linked to Toxic Dust news

    He's credited with rescuing hundreds people on the tragic day.

    Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:41:58 -0400
  • Final Victims Recovered From Florida Bridge Wreckage news

    Following an around-the-clock rescue effort at the site of a collapsed

    Sun, 18 Mar 2018 05:09:09 -0400
  • Putin says 'nonsense' to think Russia would poison spy in Britain news

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday it was nonsense to think that Moscow would have poisoned former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, who are critically ill in a British hospital. Britain has said that Skripal and his daughter were poisoned by the Soviet-era 'Novichok' nerve agent, and British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Sunday that Russia has been stockpiling it and investigating how such weapons could be used in assassinations.

    Sun, 18 Mar 2018 17:28:06 -0400
  • We Now Know When Navy Aircraft Carriers Will be Armed with F-35s news

    US Navy leaders have announced that the first-of-its kind carrier-launched F-35C stealth fighter will deploy for its first operational deployment on the USS Carl Vinson -- in 2021. Adm. S.D. Conn, Director, Air Warfare Chief of Naval Operations, told Congress. “Stealth technology and advanced integrated systems enable the F-35C to counter rapidly evolving air-to-air and surface-to-air threats.

    Mon, 19 Mar 2018 09:41:00 -0400
  • Nigeria skips African summit in blow to free trade deal news

    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will not attend the African Union summit in Rwanda this week, an official statement said Sunday, in a blow to plans to launch a major free trade treaty across 54 countries. The meeting in Kigali is intended to formally launch the African Continental Free Trade Area Treaty, which Nigeria's cabinet endorsed last Wednesday. Buhari was scheduled to leave Abuja on Monday ahead of Wednesday's launch but pulled out to allow for more consultations.

    Sun, 18 Mar 2018 09:02:52 -0400
  • Massive volcano described in apocalyptic poem ushered in Christianity for Iceland's Vikings news

    A massive volcanic eruption helped convert Iceland's Vikings to Christianity more than a thousand years ago, according to new research. Memories of the largest lava flood in the history of Iceland, recorded in a medieval poem, were used to drive the island's conversion to Christianity, suggests the study. A team of scientists and historians, led by Cambridge University researchers, has used information contained within ice cores and tree rings to accurately date the massive eruption, which took place soon after the island was first settled. Having dated the eruption, the researchers found that Iceland's most celebrated medieval poem, which describes the end of the pagan gods and the coming of a new, singular god, describes the eruption and uses memories of it to stimulate the Christianisation of Iceland. The eruption of the Eldgjá in the 10th Century is known as a lava flood: a rare type of prolonged volcanic eruption in which huge flows of lava engulf the landscape, accompanied by a haze of sulphurous gases. Iceland specialises in this type of eruption - the last example occurred in 2015, and it affected air quality hundreds of miles away in Ireland. An Icelandic lava flow Credit: Telegraph The Eldgjá lava flood affected southern Iceland within a century of the island's settlement by Vikings and Celts around 874. But until now the date of the eruption has been uncertain, hindering investigation of its likely impacts. Scientists say it was a "colossal" event with around 20 cubic kilometres of lava erupted - enough to cover all of England up to the ankles. The Cambridge-led team pinpointed the date of the eruption using ice core records from Greenland that preserve the volcanic fallout from Eldgjá. Using the clues contained within the ice cores, they found that the eruption began around the spring of 939 and continued at least through the autumn of 940. At a glance | Deadliest volcanic eruptions Study first author Dr Clive Oppenheimer, of Cambridge's Department of Geography, said: "This places the eruption squarely within the experience of the first two or three generations of Iceland's settlers. "Some of the first wave of migrants to Iceland, brought over as children, may well have witnessed the eruption." Once they had a date for the eruption, the team then investigated its consequences. First, a haze of sulphurous dust spread across Europe, recorded as sightings of an exceptionally blood-red and weakened Sun in Irish, German and Italian chronicles from the same period.

    Sun, 18 Mar 2018 20:01:00 -0400
  • Helicopter Carrying Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Experienced Engine Failure Last Week news

    Ivanka Trump and husband Jared Kushner were on a helicopter traveling from

    Mon, 19 Mar 2018 15:58:29 -0400
  • Uber self-driving car kills Arizona pedestrian news

    Ride-sharing giant Uber said Monday it is suspending use of self-driving cars after one of the vehicles struck and killed a pedestrian in the US state of Arizona. The Uber vehicle was in autonomous mode, with an operator behind the wheel, when it hit a woman walking in the street in the city of Tempe late Sunday, according to the San Francisco-based company. Uber said it had temporarily halted its use of self-driving cars for testing or customer rides in Tempe, Pittsburgh, Toronto, and San Francisco.

    Mon, 19 Mar 2018 17:14:52 -0400
  • Alleged Costco Thieves Busted by Their Predictable Getaway Habits, Cops Say news

    Cops say they backed their truck up to the back door of the store.

    Mon, 19 Mar 2018 12:41:43 -0400
  • Trump Attacks McCabe, Comey And Mueller Probe In Sunday Tweet Barrage news

    President Donald Trump once again attempted to dismantle the credibility of

    Sun, 18 Mar 2018 10:52:14 -0400
  • Costco crook's getaway habit helped cops nab him red-handed news

    Caught in the act. Two thieves were busted right as they tried to leave a Seattle Costco with the stolen goods in their hands.

    Mon, 19 Mar 2018 07:07:48 -0400
  • Jim Carrey Starts Controversy With Painting That Looks Like Sarah Huckabee Sanders news

    Comedian Jim Carrey ruffled feathers Saturday when he tweeted a photo of a

    Mon, 19 Mar 2018 14:38:47 -0400
  • Winning ticket sold as U.S. Powerball jackpot climbs to $455 million news

    This is one of the biggest pots in the multi-state U.S. lottery's history, after 19 straight drawings failed to produce a grand prize winner. The winning numbers were 22, 57, 59, 60, 66 and Powerball 7. The grand prize winner has the choice of taking the $455 million jackpot doled out over 29 years, or taking a one-time, lump-sum payment of $269.4 million.

    Sun, 18 Mar 2018 11:10:35 -0400
  • Israeli killed by Palestinian in Jerusalem Old City stabbing news

    A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli security guard to death in Jerusalem's Old City on Sunday before being shot dead by a police officer, Israeli officials said. The stabbing came with concerns over the potential for an upsurge in unrest in the coming weeks as the United States prepares to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Israel's Shin Bet domestic security service identified the assailant as Abdul Rahmani Faddal, 28, and a father of two from Aqraba near Nablus in the north of the occupied West Bank.

    Sun, 18 Mar 2018 18:22:47 -0400
  • Two men injured in fourth explosion in Austin, Texas, this month news

    An explosion in Austin on Sunday wounded two men, thought to be in their 20s, authorities said, as Federal Bureau of Investigation agents rushed to the scene in the Texas capital, where earlier this month three parcel bombs killed two people. Police told a press conference that the wounded men were taken to a hospital, but their injuries were not life threatening. The scene after another bomb exploded earlier this month Credit: Reuters "We have a scene where it is obvious an explosion has taken place," said Brian Manley, Austin police chief. "We just simply do not know a lot at this point." He also told people to stay in their homes and avoid touching any suspicious packages, but did not say whether there was any link between the latest blast and the earlier parcel bombs. The FBI said on Twitter that its agents were at the scene of Sunday's explosion in a residential neighbourhood on the west side of the city, several miles from where the east side neighborhoods where the earlier blasts occurred. Initial Statement from Chief Manley regarding explosion— Austin Police Dept (@Austin_Police) March 19, 2018 Agents from the US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) were also attending the scene, the FBI said. "Residents in immediate area ... wait in your homes and follow instructions of officers," Austin police said on their Twitter feed. Investigators are still looking for the culprits behind the three parcel bombs that exploded in three separate east side neighbourhoods of the city, killing two African-American males and leaving a 75-year-old Hispanic woman fighting for her life. More than 500 federal agents have joined Austin police in the murder investigation. APD responding to Bomb Hotshot call in the 4800 block of Dawn Song Dr. Two male patients transported with unknown injuries. Please avoid the area. Media staging area is 4635 SW Pkwy, corner of SW Pkwy and Boston Ln. APD PIO— Austin Police Dept (@Austin_Police) March 19, 2018 Earlier on Sunday, Austin police said whoever was responsible for the bombs was trying to send a message and should contact authorities to explain any motive. "We are not going to understand that (message) until the suspect or suspects reach out to us to talk to us about what that message was," Mr Manley said. He added that police were also investigating the bombings as possible hate crimes. The first bombing on March 2 killed Anthony Stephan House, a 39-year-old black man. It ripped a hole in a home entrance wall and damaged the front door. A bomb last Monday morning killed Draylen Mason, a 17-year-old African American teenager and promising musician. It also injured his mother. A few hours later, a third bombing injured the 75-year-old Hispanic woman, who has not been named. Police have received more than 735 calls about suspicious packages since the three parcel bomb attacks, but authorities had not found any that posed a security risk, Mr Manley said. A reward of $115,000 has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible.

    Sun, 18 Mar 2018 23:57:38 -0400
  • Ryan Zinke Defends ‘Konnichiwa’ Comment To Hawaii Congresswoman news

    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke defended his "konnichiwa" response to a House

    Sun, 18 Mar 2018 11:25:06 -0400
  • Bill Hader Loses It Playing 'Stefon' In His Return As 'SNL' Host news

    Actor and comedian Bill Hader returned to "Saturday Night Live" this weekend

    Sun, 18 Mar 2018 17:31:40 -0400
  • 7 of the 13 Turpin Children Enjoy Freedom in New Rural Home: Report news

    The oldest of the children have been released from the hospital.

    Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:02:41 -0400
  • In Africa, Trump's firing of Tillerson a new sign of neglect news

    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ask some Africans what they think of President Donald Trump and they just shake their heads. That sense of indifference appears to have deepened after Trump fired his secretary of state at the end of Rex Tillerson's first Africa tour last week.

    Sun, 18 Mar 2018 08:06:58 -0400
  • Adrian Lamo, Hacker Who Turned In Chelsea Manning, Dies at 37 news

    Adrian Lamo, the computer hacker who reported Chelsea Manning to authorities

    Sun, 18 Mar 2018 13:02:01 -0400
  • Chrysler's Turbine Car Secretly Used a Ford Part news

    To make the Chrysler Turbine Car drivable, engineers had to obtain a crate of parts from a Ford factory under shady circumstances.

    Mon, 19 Mar 2018 12:00:00 -0400
  • India most vulnerable country to climate change - HSBC report

    India is the most vulnerable country to climate change, followed by Pakistan, the Philippines and Bangladesh, a ranking by HSBC showed on Monday. The bank assessed 67 developed, emerging and frontier markets on vulnerability to the physical impacts of climate change, sensitivity to extreme weather events, exposure to energy transition risks and ability to respond to climate change.

    Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:34:00 -0400
  • Turkey 'to expand Syria op' to other Kurdish-held towns news

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday vowed to expand Turkey's Syria campaign to other Kurdish-held areas up to the Iraqi border, a day after ousting Kurdish militia from their former enclave of Afrin. Indicating there was no plan for the Turkish army to call off offensive, Erdogan described the taking of Afrin as merely a "comma" and also warned Turkey could launch a surprise attack on Kurdish rebel strongholds in Iraq.

    Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:14:32 -0400
  • Russia Feared Hitler's Panzer Tanks. But They Might Have Feared Who Led Them Even More. news

    Using speed and daring, Panzer leader Hyazinth Graf Strachwitz achieved multiple victories on the Eastern Front in World War II. Russia Feared Hitler's Panzer Tanks. Strachwitz attended the Volksschule and the Gymnasium of Oppeln.

    Sun, 18 Mar 2018 09:25:00 -0400
  • Congressman suggests using 2nd amendment to oppose Trump news

    Raw video: Democratic representative Tom Suozzi from Long Island, New York proposes Americans should bear arms to oppose President Trump if he doesn't follow the Constitution.

    Mon, 19 Mar 2018 09:53:01 -0400
  • Martina Navratilova: John McEnroe Made Far More For Wimbledon Commentary news

    Tennis great Martina Navratilova said her salary for Wimbledon commentary was

    Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:27:43 -0400
  • 'Black Panther' surpasses 'Tomb Raider' for fifth box office crown news

    Disney-Marvel's "Black Panther" has maintained its momentum at the domestic box office, winning its fifth consecutive weekend with $27 million from 3,834 locations. Alicia Vikander's "Tomb Raider" finished second in its opening weekend in line with expectations with $23.5 million from 3,854 sites for Warner Bros. and MGM. The studio plans to expand "I Can Only Imagine," based on the story behind the hit song of the same name, to more than 2,000 sites next weekend.

    Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:31:57 -0400
  • Republicans See No Need For Legislation To Protect Robert Mueller news

    WASHINGTON ― Republicans say they see no need to pass legislation to protect

    Mon, 19 Mar 2018 19:17:03 -0400
  • The Latest: German, Polish leaders back UK after poisoning news

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy and his daughter in Britain (all times local):

    Mon, 19 Mar 2018 15:34:26 -0400
  • Volkswagen reveals four-wheel-drive, ID R electric-powered prototype news

    Volkswagen is a manufacturer that's been making a lot of noise recently about its plans for new electric and hybrid vehicles, but one of the first that will actually be seen in action may surprise a few people. The car has been named the ID R Pikes Peak, and as well as putting in a spectacular time at the hill climb event it's also designed to showcase the potential and spectacular performance capabilities of Volkswagen's electric car technology.

    Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:16:06 -0400
  • Disgraced former Catholic Cardinal O'Brien dies aged 80 news

    A disgraced former head of the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland who stepped down in 2013 after a sex scandal has died aged 80, the Church said on Monday. O'Brien initially denied the allegations but then apologized for sexual conduct he said had "fallen below the standards expected of me". O'Brien, once Britain's most senior Catholic cleric, promised to play no further role in the Church in Scotland and did not take part in the conclave that elected Benedict's successor, Pope Francis.

    Mon, 19 Mar 2018 07:58:59 -0400
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