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Admin January 21, 2018

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Sunday that the House of Representatives would accept a bill funding the government through Feb. 8 and ending the current shutdown of federal agencies, if the Senate can pass the measure. “We’ve agreed that we would accept that in the House,” Ryan said on CBS’s Face the Nation. “So we will see sometime […]

Admin January 21, 2018

Shards of glass scattered all over Egor Cherniack’s pillow and landed just short of his head the night a brick crashed through his bedroom window.  “I was really scared,” he told CBC News during a visit to his apartment in the Russian city of Kaliningrad. “There was a big hole in the window and glass all over the […]

Admin January 21, 2018

Gunmen stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul at the start of an 11-hour siege that continued into Sunday morning, leaving at least five Afghan civilian dead, officials said. Six other civilians were reported wounded and more than 100 people, including 16 foreigners, have been rescued from the hotel, said Interior Ministry spokesperson Najib Danish. The […]

Admin January 20, 2018

Americans awoke Saturday to learn that quarrelling politicians in Washington had failed to keep their government in business, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the anniversary of U.S. President Donald Trump’s inauguration. It was a striking display of Washington dysfunction, and the finger-pointing came quickly. Trump tweeted that Democrats “wanted to give […]

Admin January 20, 2018

Tom Petty’s family says an autopsy found his death last year was due to an accidental drug overdose. (Chris Pizello/Associated Press) Rocker Tom Petty died in October due to “multisystem organ failure” brought on by an accidental overdose of seven medications, the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner’s office said on Friday. The coroner’s office attributed […]

Admin January 19, 2018

Investigators have still not discovered what motivated Stephen Paddock to embark on the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history but determined that he researched SWAT tactics ahead of the massacre and investigated other possible targets, including the famed California beach in Santa Monica, officials said Friday. They also determined that Paddock acted alone when […]

Admin January 19, 2018

A Palestinian family in the Gaza Strip said it has killed a relative who allegedly helped Israel track down and kill three senior Hamas militants, including one of the man’s own kinsmen. In a statement, the family of Ahmed Barhoum said it had shot him in the city of Rafah after being told by a militant group […]

Admin January 19, 2018

A bitterly divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan staredown over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported. Democrats in the Senate have served notice they will filibuster a four-week, government-wide funding bill that passed the House Thursday […]