Daily Archives: August 10, 2017

Trump aide says Tillerson’s role is diplomatic, not military

A deputy assistant to President Donald Trump has dismissed as “simply nonsensical” statements by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson regarding a military response to North Korea, arguing that Tillerson was stepping beyond his administration role as the na… Continue reading

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Frat adviser faces hearing in Penn State pledge death case

A fifth day of testimony is planned in a criminal case related to the death of a Penn State pledge after heavy drinking that accompanied a fraternity bid acceptance event. Continue reading

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Family bonds survive India-Pakistan split, but for how long?

I was 9 the first time I traveled on an airplane, in 1986. Continue reading

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China pledges neutrality – unless US strikes North Korea first

China’s government says it would remain neutral if North Korea attacks the United States, but warned it would defend its Asian neighbor if the U.S. strikes first and tries to overthrow Kim Jong Un’s regime, Chinese state media said Friday. Continue reading

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Venezuela’s Maduro: ‘Mr. Donald Trump, here is my hand’

Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro said he wants a meeting with President Donald Trump, the same man he ridicules as a crass imperial magnate, as the U.S. weighs slapping crippling economic sanctions on his socialist administration. Continue reading

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NAFTA negotiations could mark end of era for Mexican exports

President Donald Trump’s push to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement is putting Mexico in a tough spot, threatening the system that has helped turn the country into a top exporter through low wages, lax regulations and proximity to the … Continue reading

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Venezuela’s Maduro looks to meet with Trump, despite political turmoil

In an unlikely move, Venezuela’s president said Thursday that he wants to meet with President Donald Trump in an attempt to strengthen his country’s relationship with the U.S. Continue reading

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Asian stocks slump on profit-taking amid US-North Korea nuclear tensions

Asian stock markets slumped on Friday following overnight losses on Wall Street as U.S. President Donald Trump’s bellicose remarks prompted investors to unload shares in companies that have been on the rise in recent months. Continue reading

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China protests US ship sailing by island in South China Sea

China is expressing its “strong dissatisfaction” with the U.S. over the Navy’s latest freedom of navigation operation in which a warship sailed past one of China’s man-made islands in the strategic South China Sea. Continue reading

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US company offers to take financial risk of new MH370 search

U.S. seabed exploration company Ocean Infinity says it has offered to take the financial risk of a renewed search for the missing Malaysian airliner, as victims’ families urge the Malaysian government to agree to a private-sector hunt for Flight 370’s … Continue reading

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Bus crash in China’s northwest kills at least 36, hurts 13

A long-distance passenger bus crashed into the wall of an expressway tunnel in China’s northwest, killing at least 36 people and injuring 13 others, official media reported Friday. Continue reading

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China bus crash kills at least 36, state media report

A passenger bus in China crashed into the wall of a tunnel on Thursday, leaving 36 people dead and 13 injured, according to officials. Continue reading

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2nd man arrested in officer’s death, faces tampering charge

A second man has been arrested in connection with last weekend’s shooting death of a western Missouri police officer, authorities said Thursday evening. Continue reading

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The Latest: 2nd man arrested in officer’s shooting death

The Latest on the investigation into shooting death of a western Missouri police officer (all times local): 8 p.m. Authorities have arrested another man in connection with last weekend’s shooting death of a western Missouri police officer. Continue reading

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UN: Islamic State is funding attacks, al-Qaida is resilient

U.N. experts say that despite military pressure and falling revenue the Islamic State extremist group is still capable of sending funds to supporters and motivating attacks in Europe and elsewhere — and al-Qaida remains resilient especially in West Africa, East Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. Continue reading

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ISIS used eBay to funnel terror cash to US, feds say

U.S. investigators uncovered a global financial network run by a senior Islamic State official that funneled money to an alleged ISIS operative in the U.S. through fake eBay transactions, according to a recently unsealed FBI affidavit. Continue reading

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Coach crash in China’s northwest kills at least 36, hurts 13

An official Chinese news agency says at least 36 people were killed and 13 others injured in a crash on an expressway in the country’s northwest. Continue reading

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UN worker accused of aiding Hamas is arrested

A group of employees who work for a United Nations agency in Gaza are under investigation for aiding the terrorist group Hamas — and at least one person has been arrested, Fox News has learned. Continue reading

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Canadian diplomat in Cuba also suffered hearing loss, officials say

The Canadian government said Thursday that at least one Canadian diplomat in Cuba also has been treated for hearing loss following disclosures that a group of American diplomats in Havana suffered severe hearing loss that U.S. officials believe was cau… Continue reading

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Ex-cop convicted of murder from days as alleged gang member

A former federal police officer has been convicted of killing a man 30 years ago in a botched carjacking outside a Hollywood nightclub. Continue reading

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Utah man wrongly accused of drugging officer gets $50K

A Utah city has paid $50,000 to settle with a Subway worker who was wrongly accused of drugging a police officer’s drink in a case that made national headlines, its attorney said Thursday. Continue reading

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Missing Denver man found dead in elevator called for help twice, report says

A missing Denver man who died in an under-construction elevator shaft had pushed the emergency button twice, but received no response. Continue reading

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Mattis: War with North Korea would be ‘catastrophic’

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday that war with North Korea would be “catastrophic,” casting a dire tone after President Trump unleashed a string of warnings to the rogue nation. Continue reading

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Newborn girl rescued after being abandoned, covered in ants

A newborn girl has been saved after a passer-by found her abandoned, crying and covered in ants and other debris in a flower bed at a suburban Houston apartment complex. Continue reading

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Mexico experts: Outdated drain caused July’s deadly sinkhole

A panel of experts in Mexico has determined that an old drainage pipe was to blame for a sinkhole that killed two men last month. Continue reading

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Board won’t stop in-state tuition for eligible immigrants

The Arizona Board of Regents says it won’t stop offering in-state tuition for eligible immigrants granted deferred deportation status despite threats of a lawsuit looming from the state’s attorney general. Continue reading

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US, Japanese troops begin joint military exercise amid North Korea threat

More than 3,500 American and Japanese troops kicked off a weeks-long joint military exercise Thursday against the backdrop of an increasingly belligerent North Korean regime. Continue reading

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Florida day care driver charged in boy’s hot van death

A Florida day care driver has been charged in the death of a 3-year-old boy who authorities say was left in a van for nearly 12 hours. Continue reading

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Wrongfully convicted man weary of protracted civil case

A man freed from death row after 30 years said Thursday he’s grown weary of a tense debate over whether his lawyers are helping themselves to too much of his compensation for wrongful imprisonment. Continue reading

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The Latest: Credit Suisse bans trading of Venezuelan bonds

The Latest on Venezuela’s ongoing political crisis (All times local): 6:20 p.m. Credit Suisse is banning the trading and use of Venezuelan bonds, as the political crisis in the South American country escalates. Continue reading

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Police officer shot in New York City responding to call

A New York City police officer has been shot and wounded in Brooklyn, but may have been saved from more serious harm by a bulletproof vest. Continue reading

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Navy secretary says ‘any patriot’ should be able to serve

The nation’s new Navy secretary says he’ll take direction from the Pentagon regarding President Donald Trump’s call for a ban on transgender service members, but he adds that “any patriot that wants to serve and meets all the requirements should be abl… Continue reading

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Fallen Marine’s body escorted by Honor Guard through Bay Area

The U.S. Navy Honor Guard escorted the body of a fallen Marine through the San Francisco Bay Area on Thursday. Continue reading

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US, Baghdad warn against Kurdish independence vote

As Iraqi Kurds count down the weeks until their landmark independence referendum, U.S. and Baghdad officials are warning the non-binding vote could be undermine the fight against ISIS. Continue reading

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NYPD officer shot in Brooklyn, gunman kills himself

An NYPD cop was shot in Brooklyn by a deranged man with a rifle — who opened fire on him moments after he entered his apartment — and then barricaded himself inside before taking his own life, police said. Continue reading

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NYPD officer shot in Brooklyn

A New York City police officer was shot in Brooklyn Thursday afternoon. Continue reading

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Homicidal violence ruled as cause of death for Texas teen found in landfill

The cause of death for a missing Texas teen has officially been ruled as homicidal violence, according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiners. Continue reading

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South Carolina cop survives shooting on video: ‘Tell my family I love them’

A South Carolina man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison after a police officer’s eyeglass camera recorded the man shooting him. Continue reading

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Lawmakers reject injection sites as opioid epidemic rises

A newly released report is urging state, local, and federal governments to allow sites where people can inject themselves with drugs under supervision as part of an effort to prevent overdose deaths – but cities are hesitant to agree. Continue reading

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Train slams semi-truck in Georgia, no injuries reported

A train and a semi-trailer truck collided in Henry County early Thursday afternoon, according to the Henry County Police Department. Continue reading

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Vermont man whose kin died mysteriously unhurt in crash

A Vermont man suspected of killing his millionaire grandfather and whose mother disappeared when they were on a fishing trip has been involved in a minor highway crash. Continue reading

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Diamondback rattlesnake seen slithering across Hilton Head beach

A Virginia couple vacationing in South Carolina was in for a shock when they spotted an unusual visitor on Hilton Head Island: a diamondback rattlesnake. Continue reading

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New arguments scheduled in Russian Taliban appeal

A federal appeals court has asked to hear additional arguments regarding the conviction of a former Russian military officer sentenced to life in prison for leading a Taliban attack on U.S. forces. Continue reading

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Feds offering possible change in visa status to persuade illegal immigrants to turn on MS-13

Critics of the sanctuary city crackdown say it will chill immigrants from helping ICE go after MS-13 gang members, but the feds say they have plenty of tools – including a change in visa status – to win cooperation from the immigrant community. Continue reading

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Police: Woman high on weed in wreck that killed grandkids

Pennsylvania state police say a New Jersey woman was driving under the influence of marijuana in a crash that killed her two grandchildren last year. Continue reading

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The Latest: 6 migrants dead, 13 remain missing off Yemen

The Latest on migrants forced into the sea off Yemen (all times local): 10:55 p.m. Continue reading

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Foster care worker takes wrong girl from Georgia school

The father of a 7-year-old had to scramble to find his daughter after a foster care worker took her — and not another girl with a similar name — from their school in suburban Atlanta. Continue reading

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The Latest: Sheriff confident in ex-officer’s abilities

The Latest on a white former Tulsa police officer acquitted of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man going to work for the sheriff’s office in a neighboring county (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Continue reading

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Massachusetts babysitters caught on Snapchat video putting baby in refrigerator

Two teenage babysitters were arrested after a Snapchat video emerged showing them placing a baby in a refrigerator, then standing back and laughing while the 8-month-old cried. Continue reading

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Navy honors 102-year-old vet, black pioneer

The Navy is recognizing a 102-year-old World War II veteran by naming new barracks after him, a rare honor for a living recipient. Continue reading

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