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07/25/2017   Reuters World News
COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's cabinet cleared a revised agreement for its Chinese-built southern port of Hambantota on Tuesday, a spokesman said, after terms of the first pact sparked widespread public anger in the island nation.
07/25/2017   Reuters Top News
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel decided on Tuesday to remove metal detectors it had placed at the entrance to a holy site in Jerusalem's Old City and replace them with smart, less obtrusive surveillance means, a Cabinet statement said.
07/25/2017   Reuters World News
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel decided on Tuesday to remove metal detectors it had placed at the entrance to a holy site in Jerusalem's Old City and replace them with smart, less obtrusive surveillance means, a Cabinet statement said.
07/25/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Syrian opposition activists and a paramedic group say that airstrikes in a Damascus suburb have killed eight people, including children. The casualties late on Monday were the first since Russia … Click to Continue »
07/25/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner will return to Capitol Hill Tuesday for a second day of private meetings with congressional investigators, this time for a closed-door conversation … Click to Continue »
07/25/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
The office of Poland's president said Tuesday that he has signed into law one of three contested bills that critics say limit the independence of the judiciary. President Andrzej Duda … Click to Continue »
07/25/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
South Korea's new leadership has promised to help many left behind as the country grew prosperous, laying out a new five-year economic plan that promises to boost incomes and improve … Click to Continue »
07/25/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Sharon Steen dons her tennis shoes and, with two fellow seniors, walks streets that in her youth were a vibrant center of Portland, Oregon's African-American community. Wasn't this the corner … Click to Continue »
07/25/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
At least 16 people have been killed this week in heavy monsoon rains that have lashed western India, including the desert state of Rajasthan, with more than 24,000 villagers evacuated … Click to Continue »
07/25/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
A bid by workers at Mississippi's Nissan Motor Co. plant for United Auto Workers representation could turn on a key voting bloc — 1,500 workers who are Nissan employees today, … Click to Continue »
07/25/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local): 10:00 a.m. An Israeli security Cabinet minister says the decision … Click to Continue »
07/25/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
A relative of Cleveland's mayor has been indicted on weapons charges. Cleveland.com reports (http://bit.ly/2gYREdZ ) Frank Jackson Jr., grandson of Mayor Frank Jackson, was indicted Friday for carrying a concealed … Click to Continue »
07/25/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Adan Lara Vega said he was told the $5,500 he was being charged to be smuggled into the United States would include an air-conditioned truck ride. Instead, the 27-year-old Mexican … Click to Continue »
07/25/2017   Reuters World News
WARSAW (Reuters) - Polish President Andrzej Duda has signed a bill adopted by the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party giving the justice minister the power to hire and fire the heads of courts of general jurisdiction in the country.
07/25/2017   Reuters World News
VIENNA (Reuters) - An EU deal with Turkey to stem the westward flow of migrants is working well, and day-to-day bilateral ties are better than rhetoric might suggest, the bloc's top official for relations with neighboring states said.
07/25/2017   Reuters Top News
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will accept several dozen Central American refugees within the next few months, two sources familiar with the process told Reuters, the first transfers under a controversial refugee swap arrangement agreed with the United States.
07/25/2017   Reuters World News
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will accept several dozen Central American refugees within the next few months, two sources familiar with the process told Reuters, the first transfers under a controversial refugee swap arrangement agreed with the United States.
07/25/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
A scheduled August hearing on judicial misconduct charges against a former Arizona legislator and current Pima County justice of the peace is being postponed until September. Paula Aboud has been … Click to Continue »
07/25/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
The tailored, slate-gray suit, the scarlet and gray power tie, the blacked-out chronograph on his wrist — if you didn't know Urban Meyer was the football coach at Ohio State, … Click to Continue »
07/25/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
A Tennessee woman accused of stealing $3 million from a trucking company she worked for is heading to prison. Fifty-five-year-old Tracey Perrigan, of Sparta, Tennessee was sentenced to 33 months … Click to Continue »
07/25/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Officials say a commuter rail connecting Hartford, New Haven and Springfield, Connecticut will begin taking passengers in May, 2018. In an announcement Monday, Gov. Dannel Malloy says the CTrail Hartford … Click to Continue »
07/25/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
The Vermont Department of Mental Health will hold two public meetings this week to address the state's mental health care crisis. WVPS-FM reports (http://bit.ly/2vUNpCB ) a shortage of available beds … Click to Continue »
07/25/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
A nonprofit group in Vermont has lost over $2 million in funding for a teen pregnancy prevention program following cuts from the Trump Administration. WVPS-FM reports (http://bit.ly/2uSz8td ) Youth Catalytics … Click to Continue »
07/25/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Swiss police say a man who injured five people with a chainsaw is still on the loose and a massive manhunt is underway on the Swiss-German border. Swiss public broadcaster … Click to Continue »
07/25/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
A woman approached the back of a Minneapolis police car and "slapped" it shortly before an Australian woman was shot and killed by an officer, according to a search warrant … Click to Continue »
07/25/2017   Reuters Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator John McCain will make a return to the U.S. capitol on Tuesday to play what could be a crucial role in keeping Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare afloat.
07/24/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Asian share benchmarks sagged Tuesday as investors awaited a slew of corporate earnings reports. A meeting of the Federal Reserve and caution over potential twists and turns in U.S. politics … Click to Continue »
07/24/2017   USA Today - Nation
Severe thunderstorms that brought heavy rain, hail and strong winds to northern Illinois have exacerbated recent flooding in some areas. The storms caused flood levels to rise, just as they were going down. (July 25)
      
 
 
07/24/2017   Reuters World News
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition plastered election centers with slogans and rallied in honor of dead protesters on Monday in a final week-long push to force President Nicolas Maduro into aborting a controversial congress.
07/24/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Israel began Tuesday to dismantle metal detectors it installed a week earlier at a contested Jerusalem shrine, hoping to defuse a crisis with the Muslim world, including security ally Jordan, … Click to Continue »
07/24/2017   Reuters World News
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said overnight air strikes killed at least eight people in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta.
07/24/2017   Reuters World News
BEIJING (Reuters) - China has opened its southernmost cinema on a disputed island in the South China Sea, state media said, part on an on-going effort to build up civilian infrastructure and assert Beijing's sovereignty.
07/24/2017   Reuters World News
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan is prepared to defend itself against China if necessary, the self-ruled island's defense ministry said on Tuesday, in a strongly worded response to recent flybys by Chinese warplanes near the island China claims as a wayward province.
07/24/2017   Reuters Top News
DETROIT (Reuters) - A federal judge in Michigan halted on Monday the deportation of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals from the United States, the latest legal victory for the Iraqi nationals facing deportation in a closely watched case.
07/24/2017   USA Today - Nation
Israel has begun dismantling metal detectors from the gates of a contested Jerusalem shrine. The removal is meant to defuse escalating Israeli-Muslim tensions. Israel installed the detectors after an Arab attack killed two Israeli police guards. (July 25)
      
 
 
07/24/2017   Reuters World News
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday revised when he first knew about a friend's application to open a veterinary school at the center of a suspected cronyism scandal, saying he only became aware of the plan after it was approved.
07/24/2017   Reuters Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote overwhelmingly on Tuesday for a bill that would slap new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, potentially complicating President Donald Trump's hopes of pursuing improved relations with Moscow.
07/24/2017   Reuters Top News
NEW YORK (Reuters) - For the first time since receiving three government bailouts during the 2007-2009 financial crisis, Citigroup Inc on Tuesday is holding a day-long conference for investors, marking another step in the recovery of what was once the biggest U.S. bank.
07/24/2017   USA Today - Nation
A small but unique study is testing whether jogging memories can help older African-Americans stay mentally sharp and slow early memory loss. The research is part of a growing effort to unravel troubling racial disparities in Alzheimer’s. (July 25)
      
 
 
07/24/2017   USA Today - Nation
Donald Trump will speak at a rally in Youngstown, Ohio, fresh off the latest failure of efforts to repeal the Affordable Health Act. Youngstown is home to many working-class white voters who often vote Democrat but swung for Trump last November. (July 25)
      
 
 
07/24/2017   USA Today - Nation
The parents of a 2-year-old Gatlinburg, Tenn., boy who died after being left in a vehicle overnight were arrested Monday on felony murder charges.
      
 
 
07/24/2017   USA Today - Nation
The Girl Scouts of the USA, with 1.8 million scouts, is unveiling a major push this week into furthering the interest of girls in science, engineering, technology and math through 23 new badges. (July 25)
      
 
 
07/24/2017   USA Today - Nation
Highlights of this day in history: Andrea Doria begins to sink after a collision in the North Atlantic; An Air France Concorde crashes outside Paris; First 'test-tube' baby born; Golfer Ben Hogan dies; 'A Chorus Line' opens on Broadway. (July 25)
      
 
 
07/24/2017   New York Times Top News
Iran’s strategic location makes it a focus, and Chinese investments and entrepreneurs are pouring into the country.
07/24/2017   New York Times Top News
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07/24/2017   USA Today - Nation
The voluntary manslaughter and murder charges against former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing were formally dismissed Monday.
      
 
 
07/24/2017   New York Times Top News
A study by Yale researchers found that the rate of out-of-network doctor’s bills for customers of a big insurer jumped when EmCare entered a hospital.
07/24/2017   USA Today - Nation
President Donald Trump is addressing thousands of Boy Scouts at a national gathering in West Virginia. Trump says that the country "has no better citizens than its Boy Scouts," adding: "The Scouts believe in putting America first." (July 24)
      
 
 
07/24/2017   New York Times Top News
“Who the hell wants to speak about politics when I’m in front of the Boy Scouts?” the president asked in West Virginia. As it turns out, he did.
07/24/2017   USA Today - Nation
Less than a week after revealing he is battling brain cancer, Sen. John McCain said he will return to Washington to take part in health care votes.
      
 
 
07/24/2017   USA Today - Nation
Professor David Shirk of the University of San Diego says the deaths of 10 immigrants who died after being trapped in a tractor-trailer shows that deaths could rise if the U.S. fails to reform its immigration system. (July 24)
      
 
 
07/24/2017   Reuters Top News
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc reported a 21 percent jump in quarterly revenue on Monday, maintaining a growth rate that is rarely seen among companies its size and suggesting the big sales gains enjoyed recently by the other Internet firms are not done yet.
07/24/2017   New York Times Top News
Angelika Graswald pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of criminally negligent homicide after her fiancé, Vincent Viafore, was killed in 2015.
07/24/2017   New York Times Top News
After days of violent protests and a diplomatic crisis with Jordan over the placement of metal detectors at the entrances to the Aqsa Compound, the Israeli government said it would remove them.
07/24/2017   New York Times Top News
Descriptions of the immigrants’ journey, which became one of the nation’s deadliest human trafficking episodes, were revealed in a criminal complaint.
07/24/2017   New York Times Top News
Newly released footage of a gunfight that left three Americans dead in November shows a deliberate attack that was initially explained as a mistake.
07/24/2017   New York Times Top News
Jared Kushner’s rare public comments about Russia were an attempt to steer the White House through a political storm. But they carried legal risk.
07/24/2017   New York Times Top News
Employers say they are having trouble filling jobs because too many applicants can’t pass screening, a factor depressing the labor participation rate.
07/24/2017   New York Times Top News
In light of the United States barring Americans from traveling to North Korea, recent visitors shared their stories of visiting the reclusive nation.
07/24/2017   USA Today - Nation
A man who survived a journey across the Mexican border in the back of a tractor-trailer, where 10 were found dead in Texas, says there was no water or fresh air. He described the trailer being "full." (July 24)
      
 
 
07/24/2017   Reuters Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Frustration is mounting among leading foreign policy officials in President Donald Trump's administration as they chafe at some policy and bureaucratic defeats and complain they lack independence to do their jobs, officials say.
07/24/2017   New York Times Top News
A girl in South Africa, born infected with the virus, was given early treatment and remained free of the infection eight years later, scientists reported on Monday.
07/24/2017   USA Today - Nation
It is the largest caught in New Jersey but won't be the record breaker because of a technicality.
      
 
 
07/24/2017   USA Today - Nation
CRAAP, which stands for Currency (timeliness), Relevance (importance), Authority (source), Accuracy (reliability) and Purpose (reason) helps students sort through digital information.
      
 
 
07/24/2017   USA Today - Nation
Former Vice President Al Gore says he is optimistic about the future of climate change. Gore made the comments Monday during a panel discussion in San Francisco about his latest movie, 'An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power.' (July 24)
      
 
 
07/24/2017   USA Today - Nation
He's not dwelling on his medical battle even though when he'll return to Washington is uncertain.
      
 
 
07/24/2017   USA Today - Nation
Legendary rocker Roger Daltrey is visiting teenage cancer patients and their families in Cleveland to raise awareness of the disease. The Who's lead singer and front man is touring Rainbow Babies Hospital on Monday to spread his message for improved diagnosis and treatment for teens. The 72-year-old Hall of Famer has been a longtime advocate for improving diagnosis and treatment for teens with cancer. (July 24)
      
 
 
07/24/2017   Reuters Top News
(Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc fired back in its case against Apple Inc on Monday, accusing its critics of waging a "coordinated effort aimed at misdirecting" trade regulators.
07/24/2017   USA Today - Nation
The findings could aid future moon exploration.
      
 
 
07/24/2017   USA Today - Nation
Angelika Graswald, accused of causing the drowning death of her fiancé during a kayaking trip, entered a guilty plea to criminally negligent homicide.
      
 
 
07/24/2017   USA Today - Nation
Hikers stranded by flash flooding near Tucson, Arizona were airlifted to safety Sunday. Video shot by a sheriff's deputy captured the helicopter rescue, as summer storms swept across the area swelling local streams. (July 24)
      
 
 
07/24/2017   New York Times Top News
Democrats gathered in a small town in Virginia on Monday to unveil the economic themes they hope to run on in 2018 as they look beyond President Trump.
07/24/2017   New York Times Top News
In a statement to congressional investigators, Jared Kushner described four meetings he had with Russians during the Trump campaign and transition. He said there was no collusion.
07/24/2017   New York Times Top News
A fighter approached the American spy plane from below and then slowed down directly in front, behavior a Pentagon spokesman said was unusual for Chinese pilots.
07/24/2017   New York Times Top News
The website, known for debunking viral misinformation, claims a vendor is withholding its advertising revenue. The vendor has a different story.
07/24/2017   Reuters Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's commission investigating voter fraud may request voter roll data from U.S. states, a federal judge ruled on Monday, in a setback for groups that contend the effort could infringe on privacy rights.
07/24/2017   New York Times Top News
The decision was a setback for the governing party, though a bill giving it more control over local courts was still set for approval.
07/24/2017   New York Times Top News
After months of deliberation, Republicans have reached the moment when they have to vote. But they still don’t know what exactly they’ll be voting on.
07/24/2017   New York Times Top News
One of the first applications for Windows will no longer be actively developed, the company said, pushing the program closer to being discontinued.
07/24/2017   New York Times Top News
The trash commuters leave in the subway often falls onto tracks, which can catch fire and create delays. But a new tool in the M.T.A.’s arsenal is helping to keep tracks clean.