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Aug 03 2017

Trump backs GOP plan to push legal immigration changes

Trump announced his support for the RAISE Act at the White House on Wednesday afternoon, alongside Cotton and Perdue, throwing his weight behind what he called a new "mer...

Aug 03 2017

Now Skype users can send money to each other via PayPal

This is PayPal's latest partnership; in the a year ago, it has inked similar deals with Apple , Slack , and Microsoft to integrate its payment platform - including ...

Aug 02 2017

Fox News accused of making up quotes in DNC murder story

MANHATTAN - A Fox News contributor and former homicide detective filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday accusing the network of attributing fabricated quotations to him abou...

Aug 02 2017

2 arrested after female's body found in freezer of OH home

An Ohio prosecutor alleges a man stored his girlfriend's body in a freezer while another woman helped him and assumed the dead woman's life by moving into her home, usi...

Aug 01 2017

New Clippers Forward Breaks Thumb After Fighting in Friendly Game

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Danilo Gallinari this offseason to a three-year deal worth a bit more than $64 million. Gallinari was hurt throwing a punch at a...

Aug 01 2017

Pico Boulevard Crash in Mid-Wilshire District Injures Nine People

The vehicle appeared to have knocked down a white picket fence surrounding outdoor seating for diners at The Fish Spot restaurant. According to Barlow, the as yet unide...

Aug 01 2017

Wave of Chinese 'Incursions' in Chamoli Area of Uttarakhand Since July 24

About 15-20 Chinese troops entered 1 km into Uttarakhand's Barahoti sector this month, officials said on Monday. There was hope of a breakthrough in the border row la...

Jul 31 2017

United States tests missile defense after North Korean ballistic launch

A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched from the Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska during Flight Test THAAD (FTT)-18 in Kodiak, Alaska, U.S.,...

Jul 31 2017

Laptop ban prompted after explosive test destroyed airplane, DHS chief says

In March, the United States placed a ban on all electronics bigger than a smartphone on incoming flights to the US from nine airlines: Egypt Air, Turkish Airlines, Kuwait...

Jul 29 2017

USA sanctions Iranian companies after satellite launch

United Nations resolution 2231 says Iran is "called upon not to undertake any activity related to ballistic missiles created to be capable of delivering nuclear weapons...

Jul 29 2017

French crews tame dramatic wildfire on Mediterranean coast

About 60 people were evacuated by boat from nearby Cap Benat. He traveled to Bormes on Wednesday night, flew over the devastated region and met with firefighting personne...

Jul 28 2017

Dunford says transgender policy unchanged for now

She rebuffed reporters' inquiries suggesting that Trump had broken an election-campaign vow to support the transgender community. "Think for yourself, if you woke up ...

Jul 28 2017

Flood hit Assam frowns as Modi gives extra attention to Gujarat

Heavy rainfall has lashed Gujarat for three days now, throwing life out of gear in major cities, including Ahmedabad . The northern districts of Banaskantha, Sabarkant...

Jul 28 2017

Trump trips up over claims Lebanon on 'frontline' against Hezbollah

UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said last week that the next round of intra-Syria talks in Geneva will take place in early September. After their oval m...

Jul 26 2017

The dramatic return of John McCain

Normally, coming clean on the direction of the bill instead of insisting on a vote to take the country into the great unknown would be a more promising tactic. "Over an...

Jul 25 2017

Shooting at Israeli embassy in Jordan leaves one dead

The Israeli army said the 19-year-old Palestinian had spoken in a Facebook post of the holy site and of dying as a martyr. The Jordanian bystander appeared to have ...

Jul 25 2017

Charlie Gard's parents end legal fight as 'time runs out'

The parents of British baby Charlie Gard on Monday abandoned their legal fight to take him to the United States for experimental treatment in a case that has attracted ...

Jul 24 2017

Arab League: Israel is playing with fire in Jerusalem

He adds that he wants to see the Israeli military ceasing all incursions into Palestinian cities. Three Palestinians were killed and 400 wounded in clashes followin...

Jul 23 2017

Six killed in Jerusalem shrine row

A Palestinian sneaked into a home in the West Bank Israeli settlement of Halamish after nightfall on Friday (local time) and stabbed to death three Israelis. An Isr...

Jul 22 2017

Coffee recalled for containing 'active ingredient in Viagra'

These undeclared ingredients may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs, such as nitroglycerin, and may lower blood pressure to unsafe levels. The coffe...