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10/23/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
The Latest on Kenya before its re-run of the presidential election on Oct. 26 (all times local): 12:55 a.m. Kenyan officials are asking for restraint ahead of an election Thursday … Click to Continue »
10/23/2017   USA Today - Nation
The bodies of more than 60 Syrian civilians, many summarily killed by the Islamic State group, have been discovered in a central town in Syria, according to activists. WARNING: Video includes images some may find disturbing. (Oct. 23)
      
 
 
10/23/2017   USA Today - Nation
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab is serving four life prison terms in Colorado for trying to blow up a Detroit-bound plane on Christmas Day 2009.
      
 
 
10/23/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Portugal is beefing up its wildfire response by hiring another 17 water-dropping aircraft after forest blazes killed more than 100 people this year. With warm, dry weather stretching into the … Click to Continue »
10/23/2017   Reuters World News
GENEVA (Reuters) - Nearly 1 million Rohingya refugees have fled violence in Myanmar, an "untenable situation" for neighbor Bangladesh, the country's U.N. envoy said on Monday, calling on Myanmar to let them return.
10/23/2017   New York Times Top News
Catalan separatists have flouted Spain’s Constitution, but Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has also allowed the conflict to spin dangerously out of control.
10/23/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is staring a three-day visit to France, where human rights are expected to be discussed along with economic and military cooperation. El-Sissi meets Monday with French … Click to Continue »
10/23/2017   Reuters Top News
TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, buoyed by a huge election win for lawmakers who favor revising Japan's post-war, pacifist constitution, signaled a push towards his long-held goal on Monday but will need to convince a divided public to succeed.
10/23/2017   Reuters World News
TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, buoyed by a huge election win for lawmakers who favor revising Japan's post-war, pacifist constitution, signaled a push towards his long-held goal on Monday but will need to convince a divided public to succeed.
10/23/2017   Reuters World News
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's prime minister has vowed to make education and childcare a priority over ambitious fiscal reforms after winning a new mandate from voters on Sunday, as a rapidly-ageing population threatens to undermine his efforts to reflate the economy.
10/23/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
A children's charity says that Marina Sturdza, a former Romanian princess who returned from exile to Romania after communism ended to become one of the country's leading humanitarians, has died … Click to Continue »
10/23/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Ivanka Trump is slated to discuss the Republican tax plan at a town hall in Bucks County. President Donald Trump's daughter will be joined by U.S. Treasurer Jovita Carranza at … Click to Continue »
10/23/2017   Reuters Top News
MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia said on Monday it was confident all officials including police would defy attempts by Madrid to enforce direct rule on the region, in an escalating dispute that has raised fears of unrest among Spain's European allies.
10/23/2017   Reuters World News
MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia said on Monday it was confident all officials including police would defy attempts by Madrid to enforce direct rule on the region, in an escalating dispute that has raised fears of unrest among Spain's European allies.
10/23/2017   Reuters World News
LONDON (Reuters) - British democracy is one of the most secure in the world and will remain so, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday in response to a question about suggestions that there may have been foreign interference in the Brexit referendum.
10/23/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Japan's defense minister asserted Monday that North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities have grown to an "unprecedented, critical and imminent" level. The minister, Itsunori Odonera, said that this rising … Click to Continue »
10/23/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
A Palestinian doctor says a rare pair of conjoined twins born in the Gaza Strip is in good health, but will need treatment abroad. Dr. Allam Abu Hamda, a neonatal … Click to Continue »
10/23/2017   Reuters Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he would make his choice to lead the Federal Reserve soon and was still weighing at least three people: Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell, Stanford University economist John Taylor and current Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
10/23/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Nearly five years after two unarmed black suspects died in a 137-shot barrage of Cleveland police gunfire, five officers fired for their roles are set to return to duty this … Click to Continue »
10/23/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have risen by about 6 cents per gallon in the past week. The Dearborn-based auto club says early Monday the average price for self-serve … Click to Continue »
10/23/2017   Reuters Top News
ANKARA/LONDON (Reuters) - Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, a military force with political clout and an industrial empire, stands to benefit from heightened tension between Washington and Tehran, officials and analysts said.
10/23/2017   Reuters World News
ANKARA/LONDON (Reuters) - Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, a military force with political clout and an industrial empire, stands to benefit from heightened tension between Washington and Tehran, officials and analysts said.
10/23/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Kenya is embarking on one of the most perilous weeks in its political history, preparing for an election re-run that the main opposition group plans to boycott in a blow … Click to Continue »
10/23/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Police in Louisiana say actor and musician Corey Feldman has been charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession and driving with a suspended license after his tour bus was pulled over for … Click to Continue »
10/23/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
The head of Vienna's Jewish community is warning of the dangers of including the right-wing Freedom Party in the Austrian government, asserting that it remains xenophobic despite its newly moderate … Click to Continue »
10/23/2017   USA Today - Nation
At the premiere for his latest directorial offering, "Suburbicon," George Clooney and stars Julianne Moore and Matt Damon talk about how the issues raised in the movie demand discussion away from the screen. (Oct. 23)
      
 
 
10/23/2017   Reuters World News
CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, Philippines (Reuters) - Southeast Asian defense ministers on Monday expressed "grave concern" over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs and urged the reclusive country to meet its international obligations and resume communications.
10/23/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Russia's leading news radio station says its deputy editor-in-chief has been stabbed by an unknown attacker. Ekho Moskvy, which has often been described as Russia's only independent news radio station, … Click to Continue »
10/23/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
China on Monday defended its growing trade with North Korea as permitted by U.N. Security Council sanctions that say they should avoid hurting "humanitarian needs." China, the North's main trading … Click to Continue »
10/23/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
The head of Italy's right-wing Northern League party says twin referendums seeking more autonomy for two wealthy northern regions were "a lesson in democracy for Europe." Matteo Salvini says Monday … Click to Continue »
10/23/2017   New York Times Top News
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10/23/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
A three-month prison sentence has been dropped for a Scottish man over touching another man's buttocks in a dispute at a Dubai bar, an activist group said Monday. Radha Stirling … Click to Continue »
10/23/2017   USA Today - Nation
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he plans to discuss the threat posed by North Korean missile and nuclear tests when he meets with Asian and Pacific defense officials in the Philippines. (Oct. 23)
      
 
 
10/23/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
French President Emmanuel Macron's dog Nemo interrupted a meeting his master was having with members of his government when he urinated against a fireplace in the Elysee Palace. French TV … Click to Continue »
10/23/2017   USA Today - Nation
Authorities say 50 cars of a Norfolk Southern train derailed and plowed into buildings in Knoxville, Tennessee on Saturday night. No one was injured. One witness said the wreck sounded like a bomb and felt like an earthquake. (Oct. 23)
      
 
 
10/23/2017   Reuters Top News
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia on Monday said it had made "urgent" requests for an explanation why the United States barred its military chief from traveling to the U.S., as anger simmered in the world's largest Muslim-majority country over the diplomatic incident.
10/23/2017   Reuters World News
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia on Monday said it had made "urgent" requests for an explanation why the United States barred its military chief from traveling to the U.S., as anger simmered in the world's largest Muslim-majority country over the diplomatic incident.
10/23/2017   Reuters World News
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia respects the desire of Iraqi Kurdistan to seek to assert its identity but this must be done in dialogue with the Iraqi government, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday at talks with his Iraqi government counterpart.
10/23/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
The European Union has extended for a year travel bans and asset freezes against four top officials in Burundi for their role in fomenting unrest in the central African country. … Click to Continue »
10/23/2017   USA Today - Nation
“At least the Taliban were honest enough to say, ‘I’m the guy who’s gonna cut your throat,’ ” Bergdahl told British journalist Sean Langan.
      
 
 
10/23/2017   USA Today - Nation
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who spent five years a captive of the Taliban after abandoning his army base in Afghanistan, has said returning home to the U.S. was as tough as his time as a hostage.
      
 
 
10/23/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Billionaire businessman Andrej Babis was already the second richest person in the Czech Republic. After his populist ANO party scored a landslide victory in a parliamentary election Saturday, he's set … Click to Continue »
10/23/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
At least 67 civilians found dead in Syria town taken from IS BEIRUT (AP) — The bodies of at least 67 Syrian civilians, many summarily killed by the Islamic State … Click to Continue »
10/23/2017   New York Times Top News
Monday: A California team with New York roots, a panel on Civil War monuments, and advice for the Yankees.
10/23/2017   Reuters Top News
(Reuters) - Kaspersky Lab will ask independent parties to conduct security reviews of its widely used anti-virus software to help dispel allegations that the Russian government uses the products to conduct espionage, the Moscow-based company said on Monday.
10/23/2017   New York Times Top News
Columbia County, a quiet part of upstate New York, has emerged as a 21st-century haven — and a reminder of the ongoing relevance of the queer community.
10/23/2017   New York Times Top News
Mr. O’Reilly discussed the sexual harassment allegations that cost him his job, speaking to the two Times journalists that brought them to light.
10/23/2017   USA Today - Nation
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl pleaded guilty Monday to charges that he endangered comrades by walking away from a remote post in Afghanistan in 2009. The 31-year-old Bergdahl entered the plea without a deal with prosecutors to limit his punishment. (Oct. 16)
      
 
 
10/23/2017   New York Times Top News
Tesla is said to be moving closer to becoming the first foreign car company to have a wholly owned manufacturing operation in the country.
10/23/2017   Reuters Top News
TOKYO (Reuters) - A rapidly weakening typhoon Lan made landfall in Japan on Monday, setting off landslides and flooding that prompted evacuation orders for tens of thousands of people, but then headed out to sea after largely sparing the capital, Tokyo.
10/23/2017   USA Today - Nation
George Clooney says he hopes "something good" will come out of allegations of sexual abuse against Harvey Weinstein, with Julianne Moore and Matt Damon looking for accountability. (Oct. 23)
      
 
 
10/23/2017   Reuters World News
RIYADH/DOHA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday it was time for Iranian-backed militias and their Iranian advisers who helped Iraq defeat Islamic State to "go home", after a rare joint meeting with the leaders of Iraq and Saudi Arabia.
10/23/2017   New York Times Top News
Officials say they are aggressively addressing the problems that plague the subway system, but the sense of frustration among riders is still palpable.
10/23/2017   New York Times Top News
We can’t eliminate storms and high winds. But we can modernize the electric grid, save on fossil fuels and reduce emissions of greenhouse gases.
10/23/2017   New York Times Top News
Protesters who shut down speech mimic the actions of those they say they oppose.
10/23/2017   New York Times Top News
I would like the man who raped and abused me to be put to death or imprisoned for life. That is not irrational.
10/23/2017   New York Times Top News
Dozens of women accused Mr. Toback, a film director, and Mr. Besh, a celebrated New Orleans restaurateur, of wrongdoing in two newspaper reports.
10/23/2017   New York Times Top News
How many foreign entanglements will the public tolerate, and why is Congress AWOL from this debate?
10/23/2017   Reuters Top News
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. refineries from Ohio to Minnesota are capitalizing on access to cheap crude from Western Canada and North Dakota oilfields, helping their region break a historic dependence on fuel from the Gulf Coast while redrawing oil trade maps.
10/22/2017   New York Times Top News
At the 20th anniversary of the award, Steve Martin, Bill Murray and other comedians celebrated Mr. Letterman, who joked, “I am now the most humorous person in the world.”
10/22/2017   USA Today - Nation
The Trigger Warning Queer & Trans Gun Club meets once a month to shoot long guns in a field near Rochester, New York. Anxious about an armed and organized extreme right, they started a club to teach members how to take up arms. (Oct. 23)
      
 
 
10/22/2017   USA Today - Nation
Highlights of this day in history: Suicide blast kills U.S. Marines and sailors in Lebanon; Students in Hungary spark Cold War revolt; President Richard Nixon agrees to turn over White House tapes; 'Tonight Show' host Johnny Carson born. (Oct. 23)
      
 
 
10/22/2017   Reuters Top News
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley arrived in Ethiopia on Monday, among the first visits to Africa by a senior member of President Donald Trump's administration that diplomats hope will shed light on his plans to engage with the continent.
10/22/2017   New York Times Top News
The almost 800 gouache paintings of “Life? or Theater?”, a semi-autobiographical series by the Berlin-born Jewish artist, are being shown together for the first time, in Amsterdam.
10/22/2017   USA Today - Nation
Argus Leader Media interviewed more than 30 women about their experiences.
      
 
 
10/22/2017   New York Times Top News
The country’s 60,000 churches are a treasure trove of masterpieces and artifacts. Protecting them from theft while keeping them open to the public is no easy task.
10/22/2017   USA Today - Nation
Pat Hardison, a Senatobia, Miss., volunteer fireman, received the world’s most extensive face transplant two years ago.
      
 
 
10/22/2017   New York Times Top News
One reason we’re just hearing about harassment claims against Harvey Weinstein and Bill O’Reilly has to do with nondisclosure agreements signed by the accusers.
10/22/2017   New York Times Top News
Timberlake previously performed during the infamous “wardrobe malfunction” halftime of Super Bowl XXXVIII with Janet Jackson.
10/22/2017   USA Today - Nation
The 16-year-old's family and friends still have one gnawing question: "Why Kedarie?"
      
 
 
10/22/2017   New York Times Top News
Trump attacks women and minorities on a personal and policy level.
10/22/2017   New York Times Top News
The light turned red. The cars in front of me began to stop. And I let my car take over.
10/22/2017   New York Times Top News
Vast warehouses are being built, fueling a demand for lower-skilled workers and reviving areas that once relied on manufacturing.
10/22/2017   USA Today - Nation
The total cost could run into the millions and cast a glaring light on other issues..
      
 
 
10/22/2017   USA Today - Nation
Here are the top stories for Sunday, October 22: Rex Tillerson works to unite Saudi Arabia and Iraq; Gunman arrested after holding hostages in England; Hundreds of families flee Kirkuk, Iraq; Pope Francis says Kenya should use dialogue amid elections.
      
 
 
10/22/2017   USA Today - Nation
The influence of the Indiana liquor store industry extends far beyond mere campaign cash.
      
 
 
10/22/2017   USA Today - Nation
Richardson, Texas, police find child's body in area where Sherin Mathews went missing.
      
 
 
10/22/2017   USA Today - Nation
The USA TODAY Network obtained almost 200 pages of emails sent to Customs and Border Protection, containing hundreds of questions.
      
 
 
10/22/2017   USA Today - Nation
Sergeant La David Johnson was buried at a Florida cemetery leaving behind a pregnant widow and two young children. Johnson was killed in Niger, and at the center of controversy when a congresswoman criticised how President Trump spoke to Johnson's widow.
      
 
 
10/22/2017   Reuters Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. Senate Republican and the White House budget director said on Sunday they hoped for action on a Republican tax reform package by the end of the year, while keeping their options open on how to pay for sweeping tax cuts.