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Was The State's 10th-Warmest Year On Record

Every state in the contiguous USA experienced above average warmth in 2017, leading this past year to come in as third warmest on record. And 2017 was the thi...


Willie Nelson Cuts Concert Short, Cancels More Shows Due to Breathing Issues

The "Shotgun Willie" singer had just started performing his opening song on January 6 at the Harrah's Resort in SoCal in San Diego , when he suddenly began cou...


100-Year-Old Vikings Fan Gets Surprised With Playoff Tickets

Wall paused for a brief moment to take in what she had just read. Millie was joined by dozens of family members when she received the surprise. The surprise...


Donald Trump Says He Would Beat Oprah If She Ran For President

Donald Trump Jr. on Monday ripped NBC for tweeting from its official entertainment account a seeming endorsement of Oprah Winfrey for president, writing ...


North Carolina Congressional Map Ruled Unconstitutionally Gerrymandered

Constitution because they were created to benefit Republican candidates at the expense of non-Republican voters. The judges gave the state about three weeks t...


US President Donald Trump sings national anthem to mixed reception

He also sang part of the national anthem - starting, then stopping, then starting again - which led some to speculate he didn't know the whole thing. Presiden...


Eleven Saudi princes detained following protest

Some observers estimate that around 15,000 princes and princesses live in the oil-rich state. They have seen many of their perks cut as part of an economy drive...


Investigators looking at various kinds of attacks on USA diplomats in Havana

The State Department officials agreed that Cuba, with its powerful surveillance state, must have either been behind the attacks itself or at least know who was....


Defending champion Johanna Konta, Venus Williams exit Sydney International

She struggled last week in Brisbane before withdrawing from her quarterfinal with a hip injury. Konta, who is ranked No. 9 by the Women's Tennis Association (...


LA swatting suspect also linked to false 911 call in Calgary

While officers were at the scene trying to confirm what happened, another 911 call came in from a woman who lived at the same address. A Southern California m...


House gives initial approval to family leave bill

The New Hampshire bill still has a long way to go, including a review by the House Ways and Means Committee, which could trigger another House vote; as well as ...


Michael Wolff On Donald Trump Exposé: 'I Am Not A Hit Man'

Bannon criticized other aides and Trump's son, calling a meeting at Trump Tower a year ago between Donald Jr. and a Russian lawyer "treasonous". Wolff told To...


Local police grateful for National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

According to police, officers were summoned to Skeeter's Pub at 7 Coles Road in Blackwood about 8:20 p.m. for a patron who was escorted from the bar after alleg...


UC sued for demanding $10K Richard Spencer speech security fee

The federal lawsuit says requiring a security fee of almost $11,000 is discriminatory and unconstitutional and seeks $2 million in damages and a court order for...


PadMan Versus Padmavat: Which Movie Is Winning Over The Internet?

The film, earlier slated for release on December 1 previous year, has been caught in midst of a controversy for the longest time now for allegedly distorting hi...


Euro area unemployment reaches lowest level since 2009

The rate of unemployment in the eurozone fell to its lowest level in nearly nine years in November, official figures from the European Union's statistical off...


"No place" for bump stocks in CT

The Democratic governor announced the legislation Tuesday, citing the October mass shooting in Las Vegas in which the shooter used a bump stock to kill 58 peo...


David Byrne announces American Utopia, his first solo record in 14 years

As Byrne explained in a statement, American Utopia's 10 tracks "attempt to depict the world we live in now". "The songs are sincere-the title is not ironic"...


U.S. marine biologist says whale shielded her from tiger shark

A whale biologist, Nan Hauser , from ME was snorkeling alongside the 50,000 lbs. whale when it noticed another underwater visitor lurking nearby. Hauser, the...


5 killed by mudslides in California deluge

Ventura County also issued both mandatory and voluntary evacuations for several communities. Several people have died in Santa Barbara County, but it's unc...


Ecuador weighs mediation on Assange

Ecuador is seeking a "third country or a personality" to broker a final settlement with the United Kingdom government to resolve the future of the 46-year-old A...


Bernie Sanders Calls Out Sessions, Says 'Marijuana Isn't Heroin'

Attorneys to use previously established prosecutorial principles that provide them all the necessary tools to disrupt criminal organizations, tackle the growi...


Israeli dead in suspected West Bank Palestinian shooting attack

A Palestinian gunman in a passing vehicle opened fire at the driver who was sitting in his auto, an army spokesperson said in a statement. According to offici...


Trump Signs Order to Improve Mental Health Resources for Transitioning Veterans

Today's executive order, his 57th since taking office, is called " Supporting our Veterans During Their Transition From Uniformed Service to Civilian Life ". Ve...


Journalist Group Names Trump as World Leader Most 'Undermining Global Press Freedom'

The victor of the Tightest Grip on Media was President Xi Jinping of China for using a combination of censorship and internet control, in a country that is co...


Trump White House Can't Agree on Whether to Strike North Korean Facility

Trump's comments on Twitter last week that he has "a much bigger & more powerful" nuclear button than Kim prompted a North Korean state-run newspaper on Monday ...


HHS nominee Alex Azar outlines priorities: lower drug prices, improve Medicare outcomes

Azar has held a similar position in the White House before. Mr. Azar also has a background in politics and policy, clerking for the late Justice Antonin Scalia ...


Conservatives 'not quite' in a mess, says new party chairman

But the actual new chairman has been confirmed as Brandon Lewis , the MP for Great Yarmouth, who has moved from a ministerial position in the Home Office. The ...


Texas woman kills family at beach resort, police say

Flor de Maria Pineda, husband Mauricio Morales, their 10-year-old son Mauricio, Jr. and 5-year-old son David all died on the eighth floor of the San Luis Hotel ...


Two Koreas agree to hold military dialogue

The meeting came after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un extended a rare rapprochement to Seoul in his New Year's Day message. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Gu...