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House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Ed Royce won't seek re-election

Royce said in a statement he wants to focus his previous year as foreign affairs chairman " on the urgent threats facing our nation ", which he listed as the ...


Coachella Won't Be So Lit On 4/20 Despite California's New Legalization

Coachella 2018 takes place from April 13-15 and April 20-22 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. Nope. Organizers behind the festival aren't changin...


First day for Australian same-sex marriage ceremonies

Craig Burns and Luke Sullivan were married in front of 50 family members and friends. Sprinter and Glasgow Commonwealth Games participant Craig Burns Wednesda...


Republican lawmaker says marijuana should be illegal because of African American 'genetics'

Anslinger suggested that marijuana use made people violent and insane and once made the case that jazz musicians believed in Satan because of the drug. "In no w...


Tesla CEO Elon Musk Admits Electric Automaker Has Problems With Production

The stock climbed 46 percent in 2017, ending the year with a $52.3 billion market capitalization, placing the carmaker ahead of Ford Motor Co. and behind Genera...


Perdue calls on Canada to fully engage in NAFTA talks

While in Nashville, Minister MacAulay participated in a roundtable with key US agricultural producer and business groups to discuss opportunities for cooperatio...


White House calling Trump's TV, tweeting breaks "Executive Time"

Unless he is traveling, the president's schedule includes a solid chunk of " executive time " between 8 am and 11 am, and then more of it through the day. R. ...


Pot industry frets, then shrugs off Sessions' new policy

Sessions' decision reverses an Obama-era policy, which largely left state marijuana cases alone if they didn't involve gang violence or cartels, according to th...


Manhunt for Michigan Couple After 4-Year-Old Daughter Found Dead

Both have been charged with felony murder , murder in the second degree, child abuse in the first degree and torture. The couple are believed to be driving a...


United Nations envoy says no change in USA position on North Korea talks

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , who turned 34 on Monday, has taken great pride in his nuclear and missile progress over the past year. North and South Kore...


Donald Trump Wanted Oprah Winfrey to Be His Running Mate for Years

NBC's reference to Oprah - in an apparent slight t0 President Donald Trump - was slammed by many as unprofessional, especially by conservatives . Apart from ...


Georgia and Alabama battle for the National Championship

No. 3 Georgia (13-1) vs. "They're really good, and we're going to have to be ready to play against them". Four teams were not suddenly better than Nick Sab...


Trump presses border wall ahead of shutdown deadline

But conservatives said any deal struck on DACA that does not significantly boost border security should be a nonstarter for Republicans, and Democrats to push...


Internet Association plans legal appeal against FCC net neutrality decision

As the FCC has sought to abandon its role as the protector of a free and open Internet at the federal level, states are seeking ways to step into the void. Mo...


Trump reportedly works 11 am to 6 pm during the week

And that is partly true because Trump has hours of unstructured free time during the day, when he should, rightfully, be working, to stoke public anger by takin...


At least 8 dead and 86 rescued off Libyan coast

They were rescued off the coast of Garabulli, 30 miles east of Tripoli, then taken to the capital, naval officer Meftah al-Zlitni said. Rescuers believe their d...


Assassin's Creed Origins 'The Hidden Ones' Expansion Coming Soon

One update will be free and come to players as a title update (the free updates will include Trials of the Gods ) and a paid content update. The update will ...


Mueller looks deeper into talk at Trump Tower

Investigators also are exploring the involvement of the president's daughter Ivanka Trump , who did not attend the half-hour sit-down on June 9, 2016, but brie...


Sudanese student killed in protests against bread price rise

Bread prices in Sudan have doubled since the government eliminated subsidies this week under its 2018 budget. Police fired tear gas to break the 400-strong p...


Isaiah Thomas Wants to Play More

We know what kind of defender he is. "The rest of the week is going to be tough". That's when Isaiah Thomas - getting his first start as a Cavalier - shot...


Aussies complete 4-0 series win at SCG

South Africa are now in second place, on 111, with India atop the standings, on 124, though the Proteas are on their way to narrowing that gap, with the sides i...


Iran Bans English in Primary Schools

The head of Iran's High Education Council has announced that English classes will be banned from elementary schools across the country, Reuters reported on Su...


No Pants Metro Ride DC Happening Sunday Despite Cold

Riders will meet outside Citizens Bank at 15th and Market Streets and head to the (heated!) Market-Frankford Line to take their trousers off and ride to 69th St...


Iranian Oil Tanker Engulfed In Flames Following Collision

The tanker, carrying 136,000 tonnes of oil condensate, caught fire following the collision Saturday night and its crew of 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis were ...


Evacuations ordered below wildfires in Santa Barbara County

The warnings come due to concerns about flooding and debris flows in areas just below the burn areas. High wind warnings have also been issued for parts of th...


Traffic fatalities drop in 2017, marking safest year on record in NYC

Other Vision Zero highlights include continued work along Queens Boulevard, which saw a third consecutive year without a pedestrian or cyclist fatality in 201...


Italian court acquits 2 named in AgustaWestland chopper case

The development comes after Italy's top court had ordered the retrial of the two CEOs, who were convicted in 2016 for paying bribes worth Rs 423 crore to Indian...


USA vice president set to visit Egypt, Jordan, Israel

He will then travel to Jordan for a meeting with King Abdullah II. During the trip, which is slated from January 19-23, Pence will meet with Egyptian Presiden...


GOP senators refer Trump dossier author for federal investigation

Graham said he believed Special Counsel Robert Mueller needed to review how Steele conducted himself in distributing material from his dossier, which alleged ...


Militant killed in Chadoora, clashes follow

The identity of the slain militants was not confirmed. Local sources in Chadoora told Kashmir Reader that a huge contingent of police, army and CRPF cordone...


Judge dismisses Bundy trial

Navarro dismissed the charges against the four men - Cliven, Ammon, and Ryan Bundy, as well as militia member Ryan Payne - "with prejudice", meaning they can no...


Norwegian Cruise Line passengers shaken after traversing monster two-day winter storm

Del Ross said Sunday he and his family embarked on their Norwegian Cruise Line voyage December 29 from NY for Ross' father's 80th birthday. "When you're on a ...


Justices give Georgia death row inmate new round of appeals

Black folks and 2. In an unsigned 6-3 opinion, the court said Tharpe's legal team had produced a "remarkable" affidavit from the juror that presented a "stron...


Mitt Romney was reportedly treated for prostate cancer previous year

News confirmed Monday that Mitt Romney was treated over the summer for prostate cancer. "He was successfully treated", the source added. He was treated surgic...


Who's in, who's out? May reshuffles her ministerial team

No 10 has described reports Education Secretary Justine Greening and Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt will be among those moved as "all guesswork". It should not ...