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Modi says Pakistan will pay 'huge price' for Kashmir bombing

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:50:47 -0500

India's prime minister yesterday accused Pakistan of involvement in the suicide bombing that killed 44 paramilitary police in Kashmir on Thursday, and warned of a dire response. Narendra Modi said....
Storm creates chaos in California with flooding, mudslides

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 22:43:48 -0500

SAUSALITO, Calif. (AP) — Waves of heavy rain pounded California on Thursday, trapping people in floodwaters, washing away a mountain highway, triggering a mudslide that destroyed homes and forcing res....
Venezuela opens investigation into opposition-appointed PDVSA directors: prosecutor

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 11:44:11 -0500

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's chief state prosecutor said on Thursday an investigation had been opened into directors of state-run oil firm PDVSA, and its U.S. refiner Citgo, that the opposition....
Elliott Abrams bristles at Rep. Ilhan Omar's 'attack' for his Iran-Contra role

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 11:02:05 -0500

Elliott Abrams, who pleaded guilty in 1991 to withholding information from Congress, was appointed as U.S. envoy to Venezuela on Friday.....
10 Things to Know for Today

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 05:30:09 -0500

Congress is set to resolve its clattering brawl with President Donald Trump in uncommonly bipartisan fashion as lawmakers prepare to pass a border security compromise. European plane manufacturer Air....
British schoolgirl Shamima Begum who joined Isil found in Syria and 'wants to come home'

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 03:18:37 -0500

A British schoolgirl who fled to Syria to join Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has said she does not regret it, but wants to return to the UK to give birth. Shamima Begum, 19, vanished from her h....
New York law gives child sex abuse victims more time to sue

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 17:50:15 -0500

The governor of New York state on Thursday signed a law extending the statute of limitations for victims of childhood sex abuse, a move that could trigger a torrent of new complaints. The law known a....
Parkland shooting: How the NRA is more vulnerable than ever after a year of protests and a wave election

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 12:56:00 -0500

One year after gunfire began in the freshman building of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the movement those bullets sparked has swept through the US and opened a new chapter on guns in America. ....
Senator Bob Menendez reportedly threatens to call police on Daily Caller reporter Henry Rodgers about the Green New Deal

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:16:49 -0500

Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) reportedly threatens to call police on Daily Caller reporter Henry Rodgers who asked the Senator about the Green New Deal.....
Why This 'Atmospheric River' Could Cause Mudslides and 'Roofalanches' in California

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 11:13:00 -0500

Californians are experiencing some unusually nasty winter weather this week as an "atmospheric river" passes through most of the state, bringing howling winds and heavy rain.The storm arrive....
The Latest: German minister says Airbus must find jobs

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 12:23:26 -0500

TOULOUSE, France (AP) — The Latest on Airbus' announcement that it will stop making the superjumbo A380 (all times local):....
Explainer: Jaish-e-Mohammad, the Pakistan-based militants, at heart of tension with India

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 07:43:06 -0500

India says the group and its leader, Masood Azhar, enjoy free rein in Pakistan, and demands that Pakistan acts to stop militant groups operating from its soil. Pakistan condemned the Thursday bomb at....
During a school lockdown, 7-year-old writes note on her arm in case she dies

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:11:52 -0500

A second-grader wrote a chilling note to her parents on her arm during school lockdown.....
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:30:08 -0500

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked t....
'All I Want to Do Is Come Home.' A London Schoolgirl Who Fled to Join ISIS Now Hopes to Return

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 01:02:56 -0500

Shamima Begum fled her east London home to join ISIS in Syria when she was 15....
Gay couples in Japan join together on Valentine's Day to sue government over same-sex marriage ban

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 07:00:10 -0500

Thirteen gay couples filed Japan's first lawsuit challenging the country's rejection of same-sex marriage on Valentine's Day, arguing the denial violates their constitutional right to equa....
US sanctions Venezuela officials close to 'former President' Maduro

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:43:31 -0500

The US Treasury announced Friday it was imposing sanctions on five intelligence and security officials close to crisis-hit Venezuela's "former" President Nicolas Maduro. Among the five men is Manuel ....
FBI releases 16 drawings prolific serial killer Samuel Little made of his victims

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:07:26 -0500

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has released more than a dozen drawingsmade by a prolific serial killer in hopes the public may be able to identifysome of his victims....
Mike Pence claims Iran is planning a ‘new Holocaust’ to destroy Israel

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 09:02:02 -0500

Iran is planning a “new Holocaust” to destroy Israel, US vice president Mike Pence claimed at a summit on peace and security in the Middle East. “The Iranian regime openly advocates another Holocaust....
There’s Not Much Performance in Denver Schools’ ‘Pay for Performance’ System

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 06:30:52 -0500

On Monday, the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) went on strike, the latest in a series of teacher strikes that have erupted across the country over the past year. While Denver teachers hav....
In America, high-speed train travel is off track

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:11:58 -0500

California's suspension this week of a high-speed rail project underscores the up-hill battle the modern mode of transport faces in the United States -- including myriad cultural, political and econom....
United Airlines: Three new routes for fast-growing Denver hub

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:17:50 -0500

United Airlines will add three new domestic routes at its Denver hub, all of which will go head-to-head against budget rival Frontier Airlines.....
U.S. court dismisses Energy Transfer Partners lawsuit against Greenpeace

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 22:07:26 -0500

ETP had sued https://reut.rs/2SASoIv Greenpeace and other environmental groups in 2017, accusing them of racketeering and defamation with the aim of blocking the Dakota Access Pipeline. In the lawsui....
The Latest: Arlington says it's sticking to its Amazon plans

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 20:06:50 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the decision by Amazon to dump New York City as a location for a new headquarters (all times local):....
Trump medical: President now officially obese, according to newly released health report

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 16:46:00 -0500

Donald Trump is officially obese, according to a newly released physical exam from the White House which shows that the president now weighs 243 pounds (110kg). Mr Trump underwent an annual physical ....
37 killed in Indian Kashmir attack

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 17:11:35 -0500

At least 37 Indian paramilitary soldiers were killed on Thursday in Indian-administered Kashmir in one the deadliest attacks on government forces there, police said. The suicide bombing outside Srina....
Make El Chapo pay for a border wall? Don't count on it

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:17:00 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — After El Chapo's conviction in a drug-trafficking trial that included florid testimony of jewel-encrusted guns, a fleet of cash-laden jets and a personal zoo with roaming big cats,....
U.K. Spy Warns Against Triumphalism Over Islamic State Collapse

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 -0500

“We are not triumphant because I think from triumphant you get to hubris,” MI6 Chief Alex Younger told reporters in Munich on Friday. Younger said Islamic States’s so-called caliphate was now in its ....
It Looks Like the Land Rover Discovery SVX Is Dead

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:54:00 -0500

This looks like another miss from Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations.....
USS Hornet has been found on the floor of the South Pacific, 76 years after it was sunk by the Japanese

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 10:39:07 -0500

Tim Gray interviewed the last surviving pilot from the 1942 Doolittle Raid that took off for Japan from the USS Hornet.....
More rain, snow expected in storm-battered California, following days of mudslides and floods

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:47:44 -0500

Californians were in clean-up mode Friday as the state slowly recovers from an onslaught of rain, wind and snow, which brought widespread flooding and mudslides.....
U.S. sends first families to Mexico to await asylum, rights groups sue

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 22:00:03 -0500

Five families with a total of 16 people, including children from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala, arrived in the Mexican border city of Tijuana on Wednesday, according to a person who works in mig....
Lovesick on Valentine's? Museum of broken hearts has the antidote

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 10:26:55 -0500

Forget romantic dinners and roses, the place to be on Valentine's Day is Zagreb's Museum of Broken Relationships, a paean to personal objects and stories of heartbreak. From a toaster to an exercise ....
Amazon drops New York headquarters plan amid protests

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 16:38:45 -0500

Amazon abandoned plans for a new headquarters in New York City on Thursday, blaming opposition from community leaders angry at the huge subsidies being offered to one of the world's most successful co....
PR push for white officer accused of killing armed black man

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 18:59:21 -0500

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The attorney for a white police officer charged with fatally shooting an armed black man in Tennessee is calling for legal discovery documents to be sealed from members of the ....
Putin, Erdogan Spar Over Syria Militants Amid Split on Safe Zone

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 11:42:28 -0500

While Putin urged Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at a summit on Thursday to work out ways to “completely destroy the terrorist hotbed” in the Idlib region, a joint statement after the ta....
Trump Venezuela envoy interrogated by Ilhan Omar over his role in Iran-Contra scandal

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 09:20:00 -0500

Donald Trump’s envoy to Venezuela was left flustered and visibly angry following an interrogation by Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar over his controversial political past. Elliot Abrams was appoi....
Photos of the New 2019 Subaru Ascent Touring

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 12:09:00 -0500

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Southwest Airlines passes key FAA test, schedules more Hawaii test flights

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 11:43:17 -0500

The airline, which needs FAA approval for long overwater flights, has scheduled a test flight on Thursday from Oakland to Honolulu.....
This Year’s Flu Shot Was Far More Effective Than Last Year's. Here’s Why

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 13:00:19 -0500

The CDC just released its latest numbers....
More Brexit embarrassment for May as parliament defeats her again

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:41:50 -0500

Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a defeat on her Brexit strategy on Thursday that undermined her pledge to European Union leaders to get her divorce deal approved if they grant her concessions. In....
Polestar teases next-gen electric car again ahead of Geneva launch

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:39:14 -0500

Just two weeks before the official online reveal on February 27, Volvo's Polestar gave us another glimpse of the Polestar 2 just a couple of weeks after the first announcement. While the latest offic....
Global stocks surge on hopeful signs from US-China trade talks

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 20:24:41 -0500

New York (AFP) - European and US stock markets leapt on Friday as positive signs emerged from US-China trade talks aimed at averting an escalation of a tariff war between the world's top two econo....
Los Angeles police fatally shoot man at busy train station

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:25:32 -0500

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man armed with a knife was shot and killed by police at a downtown train station during the morning rush hour Thursday, Los Angeles police said.....
Kremlin, after summit, says no offensive planned in Syria's Idlib

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 12:08:05 -0500

Putin, one of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's closest allies, was speaking after hosting a summit in southern Russia to weigh the future of Syria with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian P....
Isil bride Shamima Begum has a legal right to return to the UK, head of MI6 says

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 09:45:04 -0500

The British Islamic State (Isil) bride Shamima Begum has a legal right to return to the UK the Head of MI6 has said. The Director General of MI6 has said that British citizens have a right to return h....
Nasa's Mars rover is officially dead, space agency says

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 06:20:00 -0500

Nasa's Opportunity rover is officially dead, the space agency has said, after it disappeared in a dust storm on Mars. Clearly emotional Nasa staff, standing in front of a life-sized replica of the ro....
Your favorite diet drink could be a 'stroke in a can'

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:21:28 -0500

A recent study warns of the health risks with diet drinks for women aged 50 and above.....