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Steelworkers Vote To Strike If They Don't Get Piece Of Corporate Windfall

Top Stories - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 02:55

Workers for U.S. Steel will head back to the bargaining table on Monday, armed

'Tower of Voices' Memorial Honors Flight 93 Passengers Who Lost Their Lives on 9/11

Top Stories - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 02:11

The 93-foot structure contains a wind chime for every passenger who was on board

Japan toll 44 after strong quake, no more missing

Top Stories - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 01:15

The death toll from a powerful earthquake that triggered massive landslides in northern Japan rose to 44 on Monday with tens of thousands of police and troops still on the ground to support survivors. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said no one was left on a missing list, which suggested the figure could be the final death toll. Around 40,000 police, fire fighters, troops and maritime safety officials were providing assistance, with more than 2,700 people still forced to stay in shelters after the killer quake struck the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido last week.

Former Ted Cruz Campaign Strategist Has A Wake-Up Call For His Old Boss

Top Stories - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 00:37

What once seemed unthinkable is now considered at least possible: Sen. Ted

Car almost hits boy walking to school bus

Top Stories - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 00:07

A boy walks toward his school bus as a car speeds down the street, nearly hitting him.

Foreign fighters in Syria's Idlib face last stand

Top Stories - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 22:32

Hailing from far and wide, they flocked to Syria to wage "holy war". Now foreign jihadists face a fight to the last to hold onto Idlib, their final bastion. Syrian troops, backed by Russia and Iran, have massed around the northwestern province ahead of an expected onslaught against the largest rebel-held zone left in the country.

Authorities: Dallas officer arrested on manslaughter charge

Top Stories - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 22:12

Officer Amber Guyger was booked on a manslaughter charge in the shooting of a black man who was her neighbor.

The Latest: Swedish PM summons 'good forces' after setback

Top Stories - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 19:10

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on Sweden's general election (all times local):

Is Nike An Ally Now?

Top Stories - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 19:02

Last week, Nike released its 30th anniversary "Just Do It" campaign featuring

Serious new allegations against CBS chief amid departure talks

Top Stories - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 16:38

Six more women have stepped forward to accuse influential CBS chairman Leslie Moonves of sexual harassment and assault, as reports circulated that his negotiated departure from the network might be imminent. The New Yorker reported Sunday that the women say they were harassed or assaulted between 1980 and the early 2000s by Moonves, who in more than two decades with the network helped lift it from last place to profitable status as America's most-watched. The accusations were more serious than those from six other women who The New Yorker reported in July had accused Moonves of unwanted touching or kissing.

Iran completes facility to build centrifuges: nuclear chief

Top Stories - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 16:07

Iran has completed a facility to build advanced centrifuges, Iran's nuclear chief was quoted on Sunday as saying, as Tehran prepares to increase its uranium-enrichment capacity if the nuclear deal collapses after the United States exits. In June, Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, said the facility at the Natanz nuclear plant would be completed within a month. Salehi's statement in June came days after Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said he had ordered preparations to increase the country's uranium enrichment capacity if the nuclear agreement with world powers collapsed.

Egypt set to release Lebanese tourist jailed over Facebook post

Top Stories - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 15:59

A Lebanese tourist who was sentenced to eight years in prison for posting a video on Facebook the authorities claimed had insulted the country is set to walk free after a court cut the prison term and suspended it, the state-run MENA news agency said on Sunday. A Cairo court in July found Mona el-Mazboh guilty of deliberately spreading false rumors that would harm society, attacking religion, and public indecency. El-Mazboh was arrested at Cairo airport in June at the end of her stay in Egypt after a 10-minute video in which she was complaining of sexual harassment and conditions in Egypt using explicit language went viral on social media.

Sacramento High School Students Hold Walkout in Protest of School`s Recent Changes

Top Stories - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 15:41

Hundreds of students at Sacramento High School are refusing to return to class until their demands are met by the school`s administration.

Russian police detain hundreds protesting against pension reform

Top Stories - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 15:07

The protests, organized by jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his supporters, were a challenge to the authorities who were hoping for a high turnout at regional elections also being held on Sunday, despite anger over the pension move. Footage of the protests, which were held in more than 80 towns and cities, showed the police sometimes using force to disperse rallies, beating participants with batons and dragging them away. The authorities refused to authorize most of the meetings, declaring them illegal.

Armed groups agree to keep Tripoli ceasefire: U.N

Top Stories - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 13:22

Armed groups vying for control of the Libyan capital have agreed to set up a mechanism to "consolidate" a recently agreed ceasefire, the United Nations' Libya mission, UNSMIL, said on Sunday. On Tuesday, the United Nations persuaded various armed groups to halt fighting that had killed dozens in Tripoli, one of the many sites of unrest gripping the oil producer. "Parties agreed today to freeze their forces' movements, a monitoring & verification mechanism to consolidate the ceasefire + development of a plan to withdraw armed groups from sovereign locations and critical infrastructure in #Tripoli," UNSMIL tweeted.

Protestors block Serbian leader on Kosovo trip

Top Stories - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 13:05

Hundreds of Kosovar Albanians blocked access to a village due to be visited by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic Sunday, an AFP journalist said, as a festering row over Kosovo independence clouds hopes that the war foes can normalise relations. Demonstrators used vehicles and tree trunks to create a barricade on the main road between Mitrovica, in the north of Kosovo, and the village of Banje, a Serbian enclave some 60 kilometres (40 miles) away. "Vucic does not pass" and "Those who committed genocide against innocent civilians cannot pass" read messages on placards at the blockade, which according to Serbian state television RTS was one of five set up by protesters to cut off all road access to Banje.

PUP RESCUE: Nearly 100 Chihuahuas rescued after being dumped throughout Houston area

Top Stories - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 12:50

Houston animal rescuers have been responding to large groups of dogs that they believe were dumped.

Israeli troops shoot dead Palestinian at Gaza border: army

Top Stories - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 12:18

The Israeli army said Sunday that it shot and fatally wounded a Palestinian man who sought to damage the fence on the flashpoint Israel-Gaza border. "Troops recognised a suspect who approached the security fence and attempted to sabotage it," an English-language army statement said, adding that they opened fire at the man. Palestinian security officials said that the dead man was Atef Mohammed Saleh, 32, from Jabaliya in the northern Gaza Strip, near the border with Israel.

84 dead in fighting in Yemen's Hodeida after talks fail

Top Stories - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 11:21

Clashes and air strikes have left 84 people dead around Yemen's Red Sea port city of Hodeida since the collapse of UN-brokered peace talks, hospital sources said Sunday. The sources in Hodeida province, controlled by Huthi rebels, said 11 soldiers and 73 insurgents had been killed since the talks were abandoned on Saturday. The pro-government coalition, which includes Saudi and UAE air forces, has been pushing to close in on Hodeida, the entry point for some 70 percent of Yemen's imports including food and aid, since June.

Graham on Kavanaugh hearings, bid to declassify documents

Top Stories - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 11:18

Senator Lindsey Graham discusses contentious Kavanaugh Supreme Court hearings, reacts to Obama's comments about the DOJ on 'Sunday Morning Futures.


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