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Vietnam readying for Kim train arrival next week: sources

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 21:40:55 -0500

Vietnamese authorities are preparing for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to arrive by train next week ahead of his summit with US president Donald Trump, several sources told AFP Friday. The leaders ....
Pakistan reimposes ban on Islamist charities linked to militant leader

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 04:54:19 -0500

Pakistan has re-instated a ban on two charities linked to the founder of an Islamist militant group that has carried out attacks in India, the interior ministry said on Friday. The ban comes as Pakis....
Airlines admit having cameras installed on back of passengers’ seats

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 12:28:00 -0500

Three of the world’s biggest airlines have admitted some of their planes have cameras installed on the backs of passenger seats. American Airlines, United Airlines and Singapore Airlines have new sea....
French bishops agree to compensation for sex abuse victims

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 02:31:55 -0500

PARIS (AP) — Still struggling to come to terms with their share of responsibility in the clerical sex abuse scandal rocking the Catholic Church, France's bishops have agreed to award financial com....
Virginia GOP leader pushes for investigation into Lt. Gov. Fairfax

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 23:19:11 -0500

Republicans from the state's House of Delegates announce a hearing into sexual assault allegations against Virginia's Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax; Gillian Turner reports.....
Fiery Skirmishes Erupt as Guaido Tries to Bring Venezuela Aid

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 15:28:44 -0500

On the border with Colombia, National Guard soldiers fired volleys of tear gas and plastic pellets at supporters of opposition leader Juan Guaido, who were trying to persuade them to defect and permit....
Southwest Airlines cancels nearly 400 flights as maintenance woes, winter storms linger

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 21:07:20 -0500

The airline continues to have a higher-than-usual number of aircraft out of service due to maintenance and is dealing with snow in Las Vegas.....
Sen. Warren: US needs to address 'ugly history of racism'

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 23:30:39 -0500

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who said earlier this week that she supports reparations for black Americans who have been affected by slavery, told reporters Friday that the nation nee....
Saudi Sisters Stranded for Months in Hong Kong After Fleeing the Kingdom, Rights Group Says

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 05:13:00 -0500

They were trying to seek asylum in Australia but were stopped in Hong Kong....
North Korean leader's train arrives in China

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 16:47:40 -0500

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's armoured train arrived in China late Saturday ahead of his highly anticipated second summit with US President Donald Trump in Vietnam, according to media reports. Of....
'Don't mess with Pakistan,' India is told amid Kashmir tension

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:58:28 -0500

Army spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor was speaking a week after a Pakistani-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb attack that killed 40 Indian paramil....
Extra 1,000 troops to be sent to US-Mexico border, says senior defence official

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 13:51:31 -0500

The Pentagon will increase the number of active-duty troops along the US-Mexico border to about 6,000 by the start of next month, a senior US defence official has said. The troops currently stationed....
When rich men like Robert Kraft get charged with soliciting prostitutes, we forget so fast

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 16:35:36 -0500

Allegedly the New England Patriots owner went looking for prostitutes at 'Orchids of Asia', but don't forget trafficking victims across the country.....
Decision time, not extra time, EU Brexit negotiator says

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 06:15:29 -0500

Brexit talks now require a "decision" rather than going into "extra time", the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier said Friday as the clock runs down on March 29 when Britain is set to leave the bloc....
Relatives of US oil industry ‘hostages’ in Venezuela make emotional appeal for their release

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:38:00 -0500

The six men – five US citizens and one permanent resident, and all employees of Citgo, the US subsidiary of Venezuela’s state-run Petróleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) – were detained in November 2017 aft....
2019 10Best Cars

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:52:00 -0500

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Warren Buffett's Message to Washington: Bipartisanship Works

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 09:39:42 -0500

“Our country’s almost unbelievable prosperity has been gained in a bipartisan manner,” he wrote in his annual letter to shareholders as he traced the growth of U.S. economy over the last 230 years. T....
Cardinal calls for global recognition of sex abuse in Catholic Church

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 19:09:31 -0500

A leading cardinal acknowledged the global scale of the child sex abuse scandal in the Roman Catholic Church on Friday, on the second day of a landmark summit at the Vatican on tackling paedophilia in....
IRS employee charged in leak of Trump attorney records

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 19:47:36 -0500

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. prosecutors have charged an IRS employee with leaking banking records of President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen that flagged suspicious activity, t....
North Korea's Kim begins long train trip to Vietnam for summit with Trump: report

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 09:16:07 -0500

The reports of Kim's departure from North Korea came after Vietnam announced that Kim would make an official visit in "coming days", as the Southeast Asian country prepares to host the summit with Tru....
Truckloads of civilians leave Islamic State enclave in Syria

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 06:09:55 -0500

Trucks loaded with civilians left the last Islamic State enclave in eastern Syria on Friday, as U.S.-backed forces waited to inflict final defeat on the surrounded jihadists. Reporters near the front....
'Surviving R. Kelly' creator: Sex abuse charges should shame all of us who ignore victims

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 13:28:02 -0500

Rumors about R. Kelly have persisted for decades. All of us are guilty that we let his star power blind us to injustice against women and girls.....
Get the Insignia 8-Quart Multi-Function Pressure Cooker for less than $40 at Best Buy

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 10:39:38 -0500

When you get home from a long day, the last thing you want to do is spend an hour bent over a hot stove making dinner. Yeah you can pop something in a slow cooker before you leave for your day, but th....
Venezuela sea aid bid puts quiet Curacao in spotlight

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:11:44 -0500

Willemstad, Curaçao (Netherlands Antilles) (AFP) - A sleepy island best known for beaches and a blue liquor named after it has become the focus of a tense bid to bring aid by sea to Venezuela, in the ....
A 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback Is the Latest to Be Immortalized in Legos

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:00:00 -0500

The Lego Creator Ford Mustang kit includes 1471 pieces.....
India to Stop Its Share of Water From Flowing Into Pakistan

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 07:15:32 -0500

On Friday, Pakistan’s army spokesman said that the country did not want a war with India but warned that Islamabad would retaliate and “dominate the escalation ladder” if New Delhi authorized any mili....
Japanese probe touches down on asteroid in hunt for clues about origin of life

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 20:30:41 -0500

A Japanese probe sent to examine an asteroid 170 million miles from the Earth for clues about the origin of life and the solar system landed successfully on Friday. Data from the probe, Hayabusa2, sho....
Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren reportedly say they support reparations for black Americans affected by slavery

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:47:56 -0500

Senators Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren reportedly say they support reparations for black Americans affected by slavery.....
Girl banned from wearing MAGA hat claims school is violating her First Amendment rights

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 07:31:51 -0500

A California high school student who was banned from wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat on campus is challenging her school district for impinging on her First Amendment rights. Maddie Mueller,....
Was that ballot fraud in North Carolina US House race?

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:21:01 -0500

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The country's last vacant congressional seat will stay that way for months after North Carolina's election board, hearing evidence of ballot fraud and testimony that the R....
Hate crime hoaxes, like Jussie Smollett's alleged attack, are more common than you think

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:22:50 -0500

In writing a book about hate crime hoaxes, I found more than 400. Such frauds damage good race relations.....
Syria force hit by IS attack as tries to free last civilians

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 20:49:43 -0500

A deadly car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group hit US-backed forces in eastern Syria on Thursday as they tried to negotiate the release of civilians trapped in the jihadists' last sliver of t....
Prayers, holy water as Venezuelan Curacao aid shipment delayed

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 17:30:07 -0500

Willemstad, Curaçao (Netherlands Antilles) (AFP) - Venezuelan opposition supporters rallied in Curacao's port Saturday, pushing for their own shipment to join in a dangerous aid effort for their count....
Democrats launch resolution to stop Trump border emergency

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 16:31:57 -0500

House Democrats introduced the resolution early on Friday, taking the first step to challenge Republican Trump's assertion that he could take money Congress had appropriated for other activities and u....
Milan fashion week: catwalk beauty looks from day two

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:40:30 -0500

Day two of Milan Fashion Week was all about classic red lipstick and glossy hair. At Fendi, the models had the front sections of their hair gelled into a wet-look texture and combed forward to curl o....
Photos of Bentley's New 2019 Continental GT

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:45:00 -0500

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President Trump 'in no rush' to have North Korea denuclearize – as long as it doesn't test weapons

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:50:21 -0500

Donald Trump speaks to the president of South Korea a week before another summit with the leader of North Korea.....
Robert Kraft 'categorically' denies soliciting sex at spa after police said he was filmed twice in the act

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 12:57:14 -0500

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has “categorically” denied soliciting sex at a spa in Florida after police said he was filmed doing so twice. Mr Kraft, 77, faces two counts of soliciting sex ....
Syracuse coach Boeheim strikes, kills pedestrian on highway

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 19:48:45 -0500

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Longtime Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man along an interstate late Wednesday night as he tried to avoid hitting the man's disabled vehicle, polic....
India detains Kashmir separatists, issues new warning to Pakistan

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 11:44:24 -0500

Indian authorities arrested dozens of Muslim leaders in raids across Kashmir and sent thousands of reinforcements to the troubled territory on Saturday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi stepped up warni....
Global equities climb on hopeful trade talk vibes

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 11:55:19 -0500

World stock markets advanced Friday as investors awaited what they hoped will be encouraging news from US-China trade talks in Washington, dealers said.....
China says humanitarian aid should not be forced into Venezuela

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 03:33:07 -0500

Humanitarian aid should not be forced into Venezuela, lest it cause violence, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday, warning that Beijing opposed military intervention in the country. Venezuela Pre....
CORRECTED: Microsoft workers demand it drop $480 million U.S. Army contract

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 18:30:54 -0500

The organising effort, described to Reuters by three Microsoft workers, offers the latest example in the last year of tech employees protesting cooperation with governments on emerging technologies. ....
Procter & Gamble backs the eradication of animal testing

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:32:24 -0500

Personal care giant Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) is taking a bold stance against animal testing. The conglomerate, which counts Olay, Pantene and SK-II among its brands, has teamed up with the anim....
May Faces Revolt as Negotiations Stumble: Brexit Update

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:21:26 -0500

Talks on revising the Brexit deal aren’t making much progress, and officials on both sides are downplaying the chances of an imminent breakthrough. If Theresa May has nothing new to show Parliament n....
Police say they have identified a potential suspect in the assault on a conservative activist on Berkeley campus

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 08:08:49 -0500

Reaction from founder and president of Turning Point USA Charlie Kirk.....
Twitter erupts after R. Kelly indictment: 'I’ll celebrate when I see R. Kelly convicted'

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:22:51 -0500

"Spread your wings and fly away, Robert. To jail," wrote actress Amber Tamblyn after the singer was indicted on charges of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. "I’ll celebrate when I see R....
Trump news - LIVE: House prepares to vote on national emergency resolution as new attack launched on abortion access

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 13:07:00 -0500

House Democrats have filed their “resolution of disapproval” challenging Donald Trump‘s decision to call a national emergency in order to build a wall on the US southern border with Mexico. While the....
The Latest: Israel flying to moon after SpaceX launch

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 20:48:02 -0500

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Thursday night's SpaceX launch carrying Israel's privately funded lunar lander (all times local):....