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On Ash Wednesday, glitter ashes show support for LGBTQ community

Several Chicago area churches this year plan to mix a purple glitter with the ashes to show a sign of support for the LGBTQ community. Each year, about a doze...


Dutch woman, 99, 'arrested' as part of bucket list

The police station also shared Annie's photo having a great time inside the cell and proudly showing her handcuffs. A police department in the Netherlands pos...


Tillerson meets with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi

During Yang's tour, China and United States will have exchanges on trade, security and worldwide issues, on which Trump may take policies different from the Oba...


The Economic Consequences of President Trump

In remarks at a press preview of his budget priorities on Monday, President Donald Trump teased the idea that, after working with his team and in consultation...


All Blacks assistant coach Wayne Smith lauds Italy's ruck tactics

That capped a remarkable opening period where Italy frustrated England by standing off the ruck and defending in numbers. The Grand Slam champions trailed 1...


With Joel Embiid out indefinitely, Sixers should embrace tanking once again

With roughly six weeks left on the National Basketball Association calendar, it's certainly possible that we've seen the last of the league's most exciting firs...


Kim Jong-nam 'died about 20 minutes after VX poisoning'

Authorities meant to decontaminate the airport, along with other locations visited by suspects, amid concern VX could have evaporated into the air. He said on...


French Holocaust-era historian detained for 10 hours by USA immigration

There, he was to speak Friday afternoon at the Hagler Institute for Advanced Study . The historian later found out that a colleague at Texas A&M had contacted ...


Group Urges Obama to Run for President - of France

Paris has been canvassed with "Obama17" signs, which urge people to visit a website to sign a petition for the former USA president to run. Now a petition is...


François Fillon placed under judicial investigation

Seven police officers were injured on Saturday in Nantes including one with serious burns when anarchists and vandals began throwing rocks and firebombs during ...


Australia and Indonesia agree to restore full military cooperation in Sydney meet

Announcing reconciliation at a joint press briefing, Prime Minister Turnbull said it was "critical" that the two neighbors have a strong partnership in order to...


8-year-old shot to death after crash in Houston

Sam Houston Parkway around 3 a.m. The woman who allegedly shot and killed eight-year-old DeMaree Atkins fled the area in a dark-colored, four-door sedan. Abou...


United Nations atomic watchdog confirms Iran's compliance to nuclear deal

Salehi said the final shipment of concentrate, known as yellow cake, would be turned into uranium hexafluoride gas and sold back to Kazakhstan - its first world...


GOP congressman: Special prosecutor needed for Russian Federation probe

Issa made the comments Friday on HBO's " Real Time with Bill Maher " based in Los Angeles. "Say the Russians hacked only Mitt Romney [in 2012] and there was ...


LeBron ill, might miss Bulls game

Cleveland struggled as it often does without its star - they are 4-19 without him since he returned to Cleveland in 2014, including 0-4 this season. This late...


In South Africa: Crowds gather for anti-immigration march

Resentment of migrants has been simmering for years in many of South Africa's poorest settlements. Some people were burned alive. The Asawase MP recalled the...


Fox News interviews unknown Swedish 'security advisor' in crime debate

Bildt dutifully echoed the claims made by Trump, claiming Swedish authorities were failing to socially integrate refugees, leading to a problem with "socially d...


Judge Joseph Wapner of 'People's Court' fame dead at 97

Wapner first went to the hospital last week after complaints of breathing problems. "The People's Court was the [first-ever] TV reality show, and it opened th...


Joint Chiefs Chairman: US Mulling 'Long-Term Commitment' to Iraq

Saadi said a suicide vehicle bomb had been destroyed before reaching its target. They faced resistance from Islamic State auto bombs and weaponized drones that ...


'Paris is no longer Paris' - Trump takes aim at French capital

His comments came in response to the U.S. president referring to a supposed disintegration of France, and Paris in particular, following deadly terror attacks i...


Bihar: BSSC Chairman arrested in connection with exam racket

The exam was cancelled after the second phase when allegations of the paper leak were found to be true. Kumar was arrested from Hazaribagh in Jharkhand. "It w...


James O'Connor and Ali Williams held on Paris cocaine charge

At the time of arrest, Williams attempted to throw three packets of cocaine on the ground, which were immediately picked up by investigators. Two dealers are ...


Attack on Syrian security forces in Homs kills 42

At least 35 people had been killed, including the military security chief of the Homs province. Security forces locked down the city centre. The jihadist re...


Russian Federation to veto UNSC resolution imposing sanctions on Syria - envoy

US Ambassador Nikki Haley said she was not swayed by the Russian arguments. The resolution will be Haley's first since taking office last month and it comes a...


North Korea's chemical warfare capabilities

Kim Jong Nam was attacked in a Kuala Lumpur airport terminal by two women who smeared cream on his face; he began to feel dizzy and sought the airport cust...


Stock Jumping Abnormally High: Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN)

Institutional investors now hold around $1.78 billion or 98.8% in BLMN stock. Jefferies Group LLC restated a "hold" rating on shares of Bloomin' Brands in a res...


Showdown looms for protesters near site of Dakota Access pipeline

The developer of the project, Energy Transfer Partners of Dallas, has maintained that the pipeline across four states from western North Dakota to Patoka, Ill.,...


Man Stabbed To Death In Apparent Dispute Over Unpaid Rent

Zakir was rushed to the nearby Jacobi hospital where doctors declared him dead. A landlord at a property in the Bronx , New York, turned himself in to police...


Trump support remains strong among all but richest, poorest Oklahoma voters

But among Republican voters, the balance is flipped: 78% said they trusted Trump more than the media, while just 13% said they trusted the media more. "The me...


Betsy DeVos shows her true anti-trans colors at conservative conference

The Department of Justice and Department of Education issued a letter to all public schools saying they "have chose to withdraw and rescind the above-referenc...


Denver, Cleveland, Cincinnati, KC get 4 extra draft picks

Based on the language of the NFL's announcement, it appears the fifth-round pick is compensation for Hayward only, and Tolzien did not rank high enough amongst ...


45 killed in auto bomb explosion in Syria

The airstrikes in al-Bab in northern Syria near the Turkish border destroyed dozens of ISIS-controlled buildings and vehicles, reported Hürriyet Daily News. A...


Tony Abbott's spray against Turnbull Government policies dismissed by senior ministers

Abbott has remained in parliament, though, and his latest intervention has fuelled speculation he made yet bid to wrest back the leadership of the party from Tu...


Flashpoint Ramjas College: AISA protests against ABVP, Delhi Police day after violence

The reason behind the scuffle is said to be the cancellation of a seminar invite to Jawaharlal Nehru University students Umar Khalid, who was arrested on a sedi...


Higher Fuel, Housing Costs Drive up Inflation

In Manitoba, gas cost 12.8 per cent more last month than in December, and 21.3 per cent more than in January 2016. Gasoline prices, which posted a 21 percent ...


What Vitaly Churkin's death means for the United Nations

According to the Russian Foreign Ministry, the ambassador died while on duty. Trump said he was saddened by Churkin's unexpected demise and that he was an accom...


United Nations envoy hopes Syria peace talks to be fruitful

Friday's discussions with de Mistura only covered "procedural" aspects of the ongoing talks, said Hariri, adding that specific points about the shape and scope ...


Deepa Jayakumar launches front, to contest bypoll from aunt Jayalalithaa's seat

She is the treasurer of the new outfit, which was launched after receiving inputs from the "original AIADMK cadre". Deepak said Sasikala assuming the top post...


Belfast to U.S. flights take off once again with £69 routes announced

What these airports have in common, says Sande, is that they're less congested than large global hubs like New York JFK, and thus have lower costs and more avai...


US, Mexico Square Off On Immigration As Top Officials Meet

There is no shortage of tension points. The new immigration orders could affect almost 11 million undocumented foreigners in the US. Tillerson and Kelly m...


British Parliament members hold heated debate over Trump visit

Julian Lewis asked his colleagues to consider the benefits to be gained of inviting Trump to the U.K.to get him to firm up his support for North Atlantic Treaty...


After Charleston, Dylann Roof headed for 2nd AME church, documents say

Roof slowed down in his vehicle as he approached the church. The Bible study at Branch AME had been canceled that night, the church's Rev. Rufus Berry told th...


Kid Asks Police For Help With Homework, Gets Wrong Answer

Trying his best, the 42-year old officer ended up getting one of the problems wrong. Lena's mom, Molly Draper , said she was tickled that the local police de...


Major break in the case of missing Georgia teacher

The suspect "never came up on our radar" during the investigation into Grinstead's disappearance, investigators said at the news conference. Grinstead, an Irw...


Siberian tigers hunt, take down drone

After getting ahold of the drone, the tigers began to rip apart their unusual prey until it began smoking and scared them away. Knowing that, it's hard to imagi...


People Pass JFK Security Checkpoint Without Screening, Officials Say

The unnamed sources say it then took the TSA two hours to notify Port Authority police about the incident, which would be a violation of protocol. Their carry-o...


Mexican Man Jumps off Bridge After Being Deported from US

Guadalupe Olivas Valencia was found unconscious next to a plastic bag with his belongings shortly after crossing the border. He was taken to hospital but lat...


Local churches aim to shelter illegal immigrants

The administration of US President Donald Trump plans to consider nearly all illegal immigrants subject to deportation , but will leave protections in place ...


Iraq Pushes To Retake ISIS Stronghold In Mosul

Prime Minister Haider al Abadi announced on television that the offensive was under way to "liberate the people from the terror of Daesh (IS)". Going by the w...


Trump Immigration Memo Angers Mexico, But Don't Worry, the Relationship Is 'Phenomenal'

It has already been established that a U.S. -Mexico border wall, which was one of President Donald Trump's most famous campaign pledges, would cost at least $20...