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House Speaker Ryan deletes tweet praising $1.50 pay increase

Ryan tweeted a link to an Associated Press report detailing how the tax bill, passed in December, is starting to deliver bigger paychecks to workers. "We'll work an extra 2 mins a day for our $1.50/wk". The national deficit is also expected to rise...

Vegas bookmakers backing Brady's Patriots in Tremendous Bowl

As dominant as the Patriots have been in the 17 seasons since Brady and Belichick linked up (winning five Super Bowls and playing in two more ), they have never dominated a Super Bowl opponent. Six of those interceptions came in the final six game...

Maldives top court orders immediate release of political prisoner

The ruling, calling for fair retrial of cases against nine opposition leaders, including former President Mohammed Nasheed , is considered a major setback for incumbent President before this year Presidential elections. The Maldives, an island natio...

Trump tells GOP to 'give a little' to reach deal on immigration

Besides tax cuts and the strong economy, Republicans said they have a not-so-secret weapon: House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, who said the GOP tax bill would provide mere "crumbs" for many taxpayers. He then proceeded to take jabs at Democrat...

An Olympic first: Vatican delegation to attend IOC Session

On Thursday the Court for Arbitration for Sport overturned life bans imposed on 28 Russian athletes linked to a Russian state-sponsored doping scheme, ruling them potentially eligible for participation in the Winter Olympics. Russia are banned from...

Operation Olive Branch: 3 Turkish soldiers martyred

As of Saturday morning, 897 PKK/YPG terrorists were killed in operations, airstrikes and shelling by the Turkish military. According to the message, 74 terrorists have been eliminated today and Operation Olive Branch is being successfully carried o...

France's Macron, Rihanna lead global education funding drive

The Dakar Conference, which brings together governments and the private sector, aims to raise $ 3.1 billion over the next three years to support the education of 870 million children. By announcing this pledge, the UAE became the first Arab and reg...

Drive-by shootings in a Italian town, black immigrants targeted

A Glock handgun sits on the seat of the Alfa Romeo used by a man accused of targeting people of color in a drive-by shooting on Saturday. A video posted by the il Resto di Carlino newspaper later showed the suspect with an Italian flag draped ove...

Hawaii missile gaffe worker: 'I was 100% sure it was real'

It was a "terrible feeling" to learn it was false, he said, adding that he was "very emotional afterward". "The death threats that have been coming into the agency and they were notifying me of those, I've been very anxious about my safety and the ...

Steve Kerr Tweeted, Then Deleted, Criticism Of James Harden And NBA Officials

Last night, Houston Rockets star James Harden sealed the Spurs fate with a step-back jumper to ice the game for the Houston Rockets . The Spurs have struggled on the road this season but have played well at home. Turns out his head coach has...

Snow on and off this weekend

On Sunday night, mostly clear conditions are expected as single-digit temperatures and sub-zero wind chills move into the area. The snowfall is expected to continue until Sunday night, with the majority of snow falling before noon, the weather ...

How much snow — Super Bowl Sunday

The snow is not expected to start until after midnight Saturday . Snowfall could get as high as a foot in the mountains and 2 to 4 inches in the valleys, through Saturday morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%. West southwest wind 7 to 11 miles...

Wales v Scotland - Story of the match

Scotland came to Cardiff with the promise of running rugby and the threat of tries. Gregor Townsend's men had been considered rivals to favourites England and Ireland but such chat looked fanciful as the game progressed. "They have picked a ...

Pentagon Adding New Nuclear Capabilities, Keeping Nuclear Triad to Deter Attacks

In addition, the NPR stated that the USA had no intention of resuming nuclear testing to enhance the arsenal, "unless we find it necessary". About $34 billion was slated to replace aging submarine-based weapons, intercontinental missiles, cruise mi...

U.S. considering 'bloody nose' strike on North Korea

Trump called the defectors "great people that have suffered incredibly". The administration last week imposed new tariffs on imports on washing machines and solar energy panels, a move criticized by the South Korean government. Cha declined to co...

Russian fighter jet 'SHOT DOWN by rebels in Sarqeb', pilot reported DEAD

Russia's Defense Ministry confirmed Saturday that one of their Su-25 warplanes was brought down in Syria. According to the human rights group, the plane was downed Saturday afternoon in the northwestern rebel-held Idlib province, near the rebel-hel...

United Nations raises concerns at continued suspension of 3 TV stations in Kenya

However, there was no response from the government or any explanation as to why the channels were still off air eight hours following the judgment. The U.S. "The United States continues to support efforts by religious, business, and civil society l...

Syria Might Be Making New Chemical Weapons

Weapon of mass destruction symbols of the United States Army. Rather, the officials said Assad's forces are using the same chemicals - chlorine and sarin - but in more sophisticated ways, potentially to evade global accountability by making the ori...

Burning van ploughs into crowd in Shanghai injuring 18

Chen works for a Shanghai metals company and had no criminal record but was now under suspicion of transporting unsafe materials, police said. Images circulating on social media, which could not immediately be confirmed, showed a minivan with f...

Five migrants shot in Calais brawl

Over a year after the " Jungle " was dismantled, the authorities are still struggling to clear the area from migrants, who keep setting up makeshift camps and sleeping rough. Local prosecutors said the migrants in the worst conditions had to undergo ...

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Polls open in Kentucky primary

Are schools open on Election Day? Now that the primary is over, Stankiewicz said he's gotten numerous complaints about how the election was run, including some from elected offi...

Farm Bill fails in House of Representatives

Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.) responded, "Some of the best mothers in the world are poor mothers and some of the worst mothers in the world are rich mothers". I have a clear bias to...

Trump to press South Korea's Moon before summit with North

Last week , Trump said Xi "could be influencing" Kim to take a harder line with the USA after North Korea threatened to walk away from the summit. "We believe there is a 99.9 pe...

Syria war: Army takes full control of Damascus after ousting IS

Syrian government forces have regained full control of the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee in southern Damascus , the Al-Masdar news outlet reported on Monday. ISIS had controlle...

Haspel: CIA 'a National Treasure,' Will 'Forge Ahead with Determination'

President Donald Trump made a rare visit to CIA headquarters on Monday to deliver remarks at incoming director Gina Haspel's swearing-in ceremony and expressed his optimism for...

American Idol finalists prepare for star-studded finale

Series host Ryan Seacrest was pleased with the way the inaugural season of the ABC series turned out, but revealed he would change one large aspect of the show. Did American ge...

Cougar kills 1 mountain biker, injures 2nd near Seattle

Alan Myers of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. SJ Brooks, 32, was killed and Isaac Sederbaum, 31, was seriously injured by the mountain lion on Sunday. According t...

Road tripped: Celtics' Game 3 loss another playoff pothole

LeBron James scored 44 points on 17-of-28 shooting to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 111-102 victory over the visiting Boston Celtics to even the Eastern Conference finals ...

Trump attacks ex-CIA chief over 'hit job' Russian Federation probe

Rep. Devin Nunes, an ardent Trump supporter and head of the House intelligence committee, has been demanding information on an FBI source in the Russian Federation investigation. ...

Video shows lava spewing from Kilauea volcano

Hawaii residents dealing with Kilauea's volcanic eruption faced a potentially deadly new challenge on Sunday as lava that reached the Pacific Ocean threatened to send up laze , a ...

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Sen. Bernie Sanders Says He's Running For Re-Election

Sen. Bernie Sanders Says He's Running For Re-Election

According to the campaign, Sanders' name will appear on the Democratic primary ballot. He says he's very proud to have represented Vermont for two terms in the U.S. In the past...

Win Awesome Solo: A Star Wars Story Merch!

Win Awesome Solo: A Star Wars Story Merch!

I didn't think that was that weird. "How can you not be pansexual in space?" he said. "There's a fluidity to Donald and Billy Dee's [portrayal of Lando's] sexuality". "And, to ...

Trump tightens Venezuela financial sanctions after 'sham' vote

Trump tightens Venezuela financial sanctions after 'sham' vote

Meanwhile, a number of countries said they would not recognize the election results. The United States and the European Union have also expressed concern. Mr. Maduro attributes t...

Kentucky Derby victor Justify captures Preakness

Kentucky Derby victor Justify captures Preakness

Coming off an impressive victory in the Kentucky Derby , Justify is the 1-2 morning-line favorite for Saturday's second race in a field of eight horses. Baffert has never lost t...

US Warns Of Sanctions Risk To Germany-Russia Gas Pipeline

US Warns Of Sanctions Risk To Germany-Russia Gas Pipeline

A consortium of western companies and Russia's Gazprom said this week it was starting preparatory work off Germany's Baltic coast. "Does he agree that there appears to be no ...

EU TO Defend Firms Against US Iran Sanctions - Macron

EU TO Defend Firms Against US Iran Sanctions - Macron

The European Union and Iran have launched a vigorous campaign to safeguard the 2015 nuclear deal that the USA has recently ditched by trying to keep Iran's oil and investment flow...

Soldier killed in Pak firing along IB in Jammu

Soldier killed in Pak firing along IB in Jammu

The slain officer was identified as a 28-year-old constable Sitaram Upadhyaya of 192 Battalion. In total, six persons, including a BSF officer, were injured in the firing. On Tue...

China, Signaling Thaw With US Over Trade, Approves Toshiba Microchip Deal

China, Signaling Thaw With US Over Trade, Approves Toshiba Microchip Deal

In addition, Toshiba will retain a 40 per cent stake and, together with technology firm Hoya, will ensure that Japanese companies retain a controlling stake of just over 50 per cen...

Christine and Frank Lampard expecting their first baby

Christine and Frank Lampard expecting their first baby

I'm actually 21 weeks, about four and a bit months. Frank posted a picture on Instagram with Christine, his two daughters and dog with the caption: We have some exciting news we ...