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Mar 27 2018

Strikes across France ground flights, cancel trains

Public servants are angry over pay that has not kept up with inflation, while unions accuse Macron of wanting to take a sledgehammer to the public sector. Macron's govern...

Mar 27 2018

Iowa Family Died From Water Heater Gas Leak, Mexican Official Says

Iowa officials identified the family as Kevin Sharp, 41; his wife, Amy Sharp, 38, and their children Sterling, 12, and Adrianna, 7. The head prosecutor of the Caribbea...

Mar 27 2018

China Urged to Buy More US Chips

A person familiar with the discussions said these were among the asks from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer as they pur...

Mar 26 2018

With Deadline Looming, Trump Threatens to Veto Spending Bill

His tweet comes after a late night in the Senate, where lawmakers approved the spending bill in the early hours of Friday morning to prevent a government shutdown. Tr...

Mar 26 2018

President Trump says he's 'very happy' with existing legal team

The announcement follows the resignation of John Dowd as Trump's lead lawyer Thursday. Trump's attorneys, including Dowd, have been negotiating with Mueller over ...

Mar 26 2018

ICC World Cup teams confirmed

While Afghanistan and the West Indies will now be in with the eight automatically qualified teams in the finals next year, Ireland miss out, despite having thrilled...

Mar 26 2018

Winter storm warning Friday night, Saturday morning

There will be a sharp gradient in snowfall amounts on the southern and northern edges of the swath of accumulating snow. So, a small shift in storm track or change in whe...

Mar 26 2018

Mohamed Salah makes Real Madrid transfer decision as Reds offer huge deal

After a hot start to life in Merseyside, many predicted his early season form would waver, but that has not been the case. After Liverpool FC's Egyptian-born Moham...

Mar 26 2018

Police, Protesters Clash in Barcelona After Separatist Leader's Arrest

Mr Puigdemont "was arrested today at 11:19 am by Schleswig-Holstein's highway patrol force", said a German police spokesman. In Barcelona, thousands of people - many ...

Mar 25 2018

China 'warns off' U.S. destroyer in South China Sea

The first time that a USA destroyer carried out a "freedom of navigation" operation under President Donald Trump, was in May 2017. China termed the USA move a provocati...

Mar 25 2018

Economic Stops in Crown Prince's Visit to US

The deputy leader of the Muslim Brotherhood Dr. Ibrahim Munir has bemoaned Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman's pledge to eliminate what is left of the Brotherhood's ...

Mar 25 2018

Syrians in Turkey ready to return to liberated Afrin

Ankara has been angered by Washington's arming of the YPG, which it says is an extension of the Kurdish PKK waging a deadly insurgency inside Turkey since the 1980s, sayi...

Mar 25 2018

US imposes sanctions on Iranians for hacking

None of the Iranians indicted in 2016 have been arrested or extradited, a justice department spokesman said . Agencies targeted include the Labor Department and Fede...

Mar 25 2018

Palestinian Ahed Tamimi Accepts Prison Term Plea Deal

Ahed was convicted on four of the 12 charges against her including incitement, aggravated assault and two counts of obstructing Israeli soldiers. The 17-year-old Tamimi...

Mar 25 2018

Over 105000 Syrian civilians have left Eastern Ghouta enclave, SANA says

The agreement with Faylaq came after a similar deal with the hardline Ahrar al-Sham rebel group, which saw the Ghouta town of Harasta emptied of rebel fighters on Thu...

Mar 25 2018

Spring Nor'easter Targets Northeast with Heavy Snow, Winds

In New York City, the weather service says there's over 13 inches in Little Neck, Queens; 10 inches in Manhattan's Grammercy Park; and about 8 inches in Central Park. The...

Mar 24 2018

Woman attacks husband for forgetting anniversary

Screaming in pain, the woman was repeatedly whipped with a leather belt as punishment for adultery. Police Inspector Altaf Ansari told local news that a case was pending ...

Mar 24 2018

USA first lady Melania Trump 'furious' about chaotic White House life

She even delayed moving into the White House so he could finish the school year in NY. Donald and Melania Trump on their wedding day in 2005. It could also be her way...

Mar 24 2018

US Approves $1 Billion In Saudi Defense Contracts

As Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman continues his state visit to American, the State Department told Congress that it plans to approve the sale, with lawmakers give...