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Sep 03 2019

Background checks would not have prevented gun violence, says Trump

They said Sunday that two more people had died. The incident happened in the area of Odessa and nearby Midland and police said the gunman was shot dead at the Cinergy m...

Sep 03 2019

Catastrophic Hurricane Dorian could come dangerously close to Florida

Although Dorian is expected to weaken gradually, forecasters said it likely would remain a powerful hurricane for the next couple of days. The earliest reasonable...

Sep 03 2019

Hong Kong protesters block roads near airport

The law has been shelved, but Lam has been unable to end the upheaval. "These actions far exceeded the original political demands". But the demonstrations over China's ...

Sep 03 2019

Germany Asks Poland For Forgiveness For Nazi Tyranny

It lost millions of citizens, including much of its Jewish population, and rebuilt itself as part of the Eastern Bloc before instituting a non-communist government in 198...

Sep 03 2019

Kidnappers contact father of missing Vaal schoolgirl Amy-Lee de Jager

CCTV cameras captured the incident and police are now in search of a white Toyota Fortuner that was seen in the area between 07:00 and 08:00 on Monday morning. "The FF Pl...

Sep 02 2019

Hurricane tracker: Follow path of Dorian

The photo above shows Dorian's projected path. That includes light to moderate wind shear and very warm water with sea surface temperatures of between 84 and 86 degrees...

Sep 02 2019

Trump LASHES OUT At Fox News

Cavuto explained, "You are the President; It comes with the job". "I'm not happy with Fox. Which is weird becuase I think he gets pretty fair coverage at Fox", said Cav...

Sep 02 2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says She's Recovering Well After Cancer Surgery

Speaking at the 2019 Library of Congress National Book Festival , Ginsburg told a crowd gathered in Washington, DC, on Saturday, "As this audience can see I am alive". D...

Sep 01 2019

Christian march joins Hong Kong's protest

Some said roadblocks were forcing marchers to splinter. "Even if (students and others in her group) live in Canada, they may have family in Hong Kong or they may ha...

Sep 01 2019

Alvin Kennard to Be Freed After Serving 36 Years for $50 Robbery

Under Alabama's Habitual Felony Offender Act , more commonly known as the "three strikes law", that crime got him life in prison without the possibility of parole. K...

Sep 01 2019

Taliban launch ‘massive attack’ on Afghan city of Kunduz

He did not say how many. "We could very easily attack but we don't want civilian casualties", Ahmadzai said. A spokesman for the U.S. military in Afghanistan referred...

Aug 31 2019

Philippines' Duterte to bring up territorial issues to China

From The Netherlands, Communist Party of the Philippines founding Chairman Jose Maria Sison on Friday called on Filipinos to remain vigilant over a proposed joint explo...

Aug 31 2019

United Kingdom government ensnared in court battles over suspending parliament

The legal skirmishes are created to prevent Johnson from substantially shortening the amount of time Parliament will be given to enact legislation that might prevent a "n...

Aug 31 2019

FM Zarif meets with Malaysian counterpart in Kuala Lumpur

US President Donald Trump previous year unilaterally pulled out of the accord that handed Iran relief from sanctions in return for curbs on its atomic programme. Iran...

Aug 30 2019

Rain and thunderstorms in the Tuesday forecast

Mainly cloudy this evening with a 40 per cent chance of showers early in the evening with risk of a thunderstorm. It's expected to be very humid, with the high of 25 C ...

Aug 29 2019

U.S. trade agency affirms Trump's tariff hike on Chinese goods

France and the USA, at loggerheads in recent weeks over France's GAFA tax - so-called because it targets technology corporations including Google, Apple, Facebook and A...

Aug 29 2019

Rosa Parks Honored With a Barbie Doll on Women's Equality Day

Sally Ride was the first American woman and youngest American to fly in space. 'Omg. I foresee a future through which I and a bunch of my girls associates all purchase...

Aug 29 2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro willing to accept foreign aid to fight Amazon fires

Brazil rejected 20 million euros in emergency funds to fight Amazon fires that had been offered by French President Emmanuel Macron on behalf of Group of Seven ...

Aug 27 2019

12-year-old among 86 arrested during weekend protests in Hong Kong

After firing tear gas to disperse the crowds, police drove water cannon vehicles into the streets, having earlier warned protesters they would deploy the jets if they...

Aug 27 2019

Oklahoma judge finds J&J fueled opioid crisis

Cleveland County District Judge Thad Balkman will issue his decision at 3 p.m. (4 p.m. ET) in his courtroom in the college town of Norman. In his ruling, Balkman said...