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BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will stand by the three million people with Turkish roots living there, its foreign minister said, offering assurances that they were not Berlin's targets in a rapidly escal
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — A California fire department says a little white dog named Jack is recovering after a firefighter rescued him from a burning home and brought him back to life. In a video p
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump warned that Iran would face "new and serious consequences" unless all unjustly detained American citizens are released and returned, the White House
NEW YORK (AP) — He won’t be behind a podium at the White House, but it’s unlikely Sean Spicer will disappear from television. Spicer quit as White House press secretary Friday, ushered ou
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice says it has settled discrimination claims from two HIV patients who said physicians at a Milwaukee-based medical provider refused to treat them because
DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar's emir called on Friday for dialogue to resolve a political crisis pitting his country against four Arab states, saying any talks must respect national sovereignty, but the call
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks finished barely lower Friday as energy companies fell with oil prices and a 10-day rally for technology companies came to an end. But Wall Street mostly avoided the sharp
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Myanmar's military has maintained ties with North Korea, even though the civilian-led government denies any cooperation, and the Trump administration is pressing for a complete
NEW YORK - A wax figure of Beyonce at Madame Tussauds in New York has been given a makeover after fans of the megastar said the figure was too white. The ...
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii is the first state to prepare the public for the possibility of a ballistic missile threat from North Korea. The state’s Emergency Management Agency on Friday announced a
The Labor Department announces that unemployment rates have fallen in many US states including Colorado, Hawaii, and Nebraska; proof that the job market is getting tighter across much of the country.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — “Game of Thrones” star Sophie Turner says her once naive character Sansa Stark is woke now. Speaking to a 6,500-person crowd Friday during the show’s panel at San D
WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s tourism agency has suspended a tax break worth up to $18 million for a Noah’s ark biblical attraction after the park transferred its main property to a
In addition to a plethora of land, Canada has many libraries with extensive literary collections. As summer nears its midway point, some librarians offer their suggestions for good books by Canadian a
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Six people were killed on Friday in the bloodiest spate of Israeli-Palestinian violence for years, prompted by new security Israeli measures at Jerusalem's holiest site.
APOLLO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — An accident at a Florida power plant last month has claimed a fifth life. BRACE Industrial Group said its employee, 56-year-old Armando Perez, died Thursday of injuries he s
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government is seeking dismissal of criminal charges against two ex-traders at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a scandal that caused over $6 billion in losses after a trader know
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke says he’s not running for U.S. Senate next year and called a political action committee set up by some of his conservative loyalists a 
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The killing of an unarmed Australian woman by a Minneapolis police officer who is a Somali-American has turned an unwelcome spotlight on the city’s beleaguered Somali communi
MARION, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say two people have been taken into custody after firing at police officers investigating a home invasion in South Carolina. Marion County Sheriff Brian Wallace said n
WASHINGTON (AP) — New White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was schooled in hardscrabble politics — and down-home rhetoric — from a young age by her father, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huc
Court documents show that Natalia V. Veselnitskaya, the lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr., once represented the F.S.B., the spy service the succeeded the K.G.B.
WASHINGTON — The National Weather Service is canceling its contract with the union representing about 3,800 of its meteorologists and other workers in what could be the first major labor showdown of
A dad was fined £150 after his five-year-old daughter set up a one-table lemonade stall. He described how four council officials told him to shut it down as he held the crying five-year-old in his arm
WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Friday said it will bar Americans from travelling to North Korea due to the risk of "long-term detention" in the country, where a U.S. student was j
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — When O.J. Simpson gets out of prison in October for his first taste of freedom in nine years, he will have the mementos he was convicted of stealing in a Las Vegas heist, his gu
The folk school movement is growing steadily in the United States, where there are more than 200 schools.In the past decade, several have opened in Minnesota, joining stalwarts like the North House,
Some of the methods Iraqi authorities are using to weed out ISIS supporters among Sunni civilians in newly liberated Mosul have heightened concerns over human rights abuses.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar’s ruling emir said on Friday that his embattled Gulf nation remains open to dialogue with four Arab countries that have isolated it, but that any resolu
EDEN VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — A fur trade organization is among two groups offering a total of $11,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the culprits in the release of about 38,000 mink fro
DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar's emir called for dialogue on Friday to resolve a political crisis pitting his country against four Arab states, saying any talks must respect national sovereignty.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is arguing against the delays of three upcoming executions on grounds that the condemned killers have little chance of legal victory and repeated postponements are draining
The State Department said Friday it will prohibit U.S. citizens from traveling to North Korea starting late next month, citing the risk of arrest and imprisonment by the authoritarian regime in Py
Escalating Israeli-Palestinian tensions over the Holy Land's most contested shrine boiled over into violence on Friday that killed six people, three Palestinians in street clashes in Jerusalem and thr
ASPEN, Colo. (Reuters) - A U.S. decision to halt a CIA program equipping and training certain rebel groups fighting the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was not done as a concession to A
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An al-Qaida suspect linked to a plot to kill a Swedish cartoonist has been extradited to Philadelphia to be tried in civilian court rather than face trial at Guantanamo Bay. Court
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will host Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri at the White House on July 25, the White House said in a statement.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police are investigating the mailing of a Quran submerged in a tub of what appeared to be pork lard to a Northern California Islamic center. The Sacramento chapter of the Co
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A small helicopter has crash-landed on a Los Angeles street, injuring four people on board. The Fire Department says the helicopter landed shortly after noon Friday in a neighborho
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has ordered the suspension of all official contact with Israel until it removed new security measures at a Jerusalem holy site.
Afghan security forces were killed Friday in a U.S. military air strike in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province, the U.S. military said, calling the friendly-fire deaths "unfortunate" and pledging
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has adamantly favored holding suspects in Guantánamo Bay. That rhetoric is meeting the reality of fighting terrorism in 2017.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Two Baltimore police detectives who were armed with their service weapons while robbing people who were physically restrained have pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy. Evodio H
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday ordered the suspension of all official contact with Israel until it removed new security measures at a Jerusalem holy site.
MIAMI (AP) — A former U.S. military contractor already serving prison time for stealing secrets has been sentenced to life behind bars for abusing underage girls in Honduras. Court records show a Mia
The teenager, after traveling alone from Nigeria to Italy, was living in a migrant reception center in the city of Catania waiting for word about her request for asylum. Jennifer Oyakhilome said s
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mother of slain motorist Philando Castile has filed a petition to receive nearly all of a $3 million settlement in his death. Valerie Castile’s petition proposes she get
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s military says the air force mistakenly launched an airstrike on a refugee camp in January because the camp was not appropriately marked as a humanitarian base in
DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar's ruling emir said on Friday that it was time for negotiations to resolve differences between Doha and four Arab states which have severed diplomatic ties with it.
MEXICO CITY - Burnt-out vehicles. Road blockades. A raging gun battle between armoured marines and gang members that left eight dead. Such scenes have been common in border cities like Reynosa ......
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has named a veteran lawyer to oversee the government’s ethics agency until a new permanent chief is selected. The Office of Government Ethics confirmed
President Donald Trump said in a statement on Friday that White House press secretary Sean Spicer was resigning as of August and that businessman Anthony Scaramucci, a long-time supporter
HOUSTON - The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. decreased by two this week to 950. A year ago, just 462 rigs were active. Houston oilfield ...
NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for a man accused of plotting bomb attacks in New Jersey and New York say the government is wrongfully portraying their client as a terrorist. The lawyers say prosecutors plan
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will withhold $50 million remaining in military reimbursements to Pakistan for fiscal year 2016 because Defense Secretary Jim Mattis believes that Islamabad ha
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - A source close to Saudi Arabia's rulers has given further details of how Mohammed bin Nayef, the former crown prince, was summarily removed from his post last month.
BEIJING - China's capital says it won't be inviting Justin Bieber to perform in the country because of his past "bad behaviour," although it did concede that the Canadian singer ...
NEW YORK (AP) — Another day, another derailment. And another round of finger-pointing on who is to blame for problems with New York City’s troubled transit system. On Friday, a “B”
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — A top counterterrorism official said Friday the world still faces threats from Islamic State militants despite their territorial losses. Nick Rasmussen, director of the National C
Support for independence in the prosperous Spanish region of Catalonia is waning less than three months ahead of a planned referendum, an opinion poll published on Friday indicated.
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