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Girl's actions caused her to fall from NY park ride

Officials said it appeared that the teen, who is from DE and was riding with her younger brother, was either not paying proper attention or was fooling around t...


Nuclear plant's bikini contest for hiring interns gets toxic reaction

The racy images were posted on the company's Facebook page , and "fans" were asked to vote and comment on their favourite of the line-up, with the contender wi...


Group gathers for Amateur Radio Field Day

They set up temporary antennas and make as many contacts with other radio operators across North America, keeping them sharp in the event of conventional commun...


Sears closing stores in Mentor, Middleburg Heights

A company spokesman told ABC27 News the store at 1094 Haines Road will begin its liquidation sale on June 29 and close to the public in mid-September. Sears ac...


Jurors deliberate for a second day in Milwaukee ex-cop trial

They could have opted for second-degree reckless homicide or homicide by negligent operation of a unsafe weapon, but jurors acquitted Heaggan-Brown on those c...


Cuba rejects new USA policy, saying pressure will not work

Yet new moves will burden the USA government with the complicated task of policing U.S.travel to Cuba to make sure there are no transactions with the military...


Rep. Steve Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious'

Jack Sava, the director of trauma at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center, said this afternoon that Scalise had "sustained a single rifle wound that entered i...


Trump tweets of witch hunt amid Russian Federation probe, bashes Hillary Clinton

Rosenstein, the official who would be responsible for dismissing Mueller, told U.S. lawmakers he would fire him only with good cause. Although USA Today also ...


Trump delays effective date of travel ban amid court battle

Trump's latest tweets made it more awkward for Supreme Court justices who might be sympathetic to the president's case to base a ruling purely within the tex...


Vice President Pence hires private attorney amid Russian Federation collusion probes

Vice President Mike Pence has hired his own lawyer to represent him in the special counsel's Russian Federation investigation. A final decision was made to ...


President Trump: Scalise a good friend and patriot

Mullin, who was in D.C. but not at the practice, said reports he's received indicate the shooter, based in part on his social media accounts, was "specificall...


Otto Warmbier's release from North Korea: A timeline

Yun was under orders, which the official said came directly from Trump, to demand to see Warmbier immediately, and, "if he was in bad shape", to demand his im...


Qatar's ties with Iran and Islamist groups

The agency said the fleet was dispatched as part of Iran's commitments to fight worldwide piracy, and did not mention tensions with Arab countries involved in t...


Trump Commits to NATO Mutual Defense After Hesitating

Cable news networks offered stark headlines about the testimony of former FBI Director James B. Comey's two-plus hours of testimony to senators about his intera...


Trump Asked Intelligence Chiefs to Intervene in Comey's Russia Investigation

Both Coats and National Security Agency chief Mike Rogers said they would not discuss any private conversations that they have had with Trump, refusing ...


Your Views: Climate accord was a bad deal for US

Jerry Brown is taking it one step further. On Thursday, President Donald Trump announced that the USA would pull out of the Paris accord on global warmin...


Kurdish militants claim downing of Turkish military chopper

A Turkish military helicopter crashed three minutes after takeoff on Wednesday evening, killing 13 personnel, the Turkish military said. Devlet Bahceli, leade...


Strong storms possible again after Tuesday's sudden severe weather

Minor flooding of creeks and streams are possible in areas of heavy rainfall. The stronger storms will be capable of producing damaging winds and hail. Winds ma...


SEC tweaks graduate transfer rules, opening door for Zaire

Until the amended rule, the SEC was the only Power Five conference with such a restriction on graduate transfers, thus putting it at a competitive disadvantage ...


Trump to announce decision on Paris climate pact Thursday

An overwhelming majority of scientists, however, say climate change is driven by human use of fossil fuels. If the United States withdraws, it will join Syri...


"March Against Sharia" Intended for Portland Is Headed for Seattle Instead

During the arraignment yesterday, the accused shouted, you call it terrorism, I call it patriotism. The aggravated murder charges carry a maximum penalty of d...


G7 leaders divided on climate change, closer on trade issues

Formally, the communique says the U.S.is "in the process of reviewing its policies on climate change and on the Paris Agreement ", while the other six coun...


Cabinet members head to Capitol Hill to defend Trump budget

White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney slammed what he says is not mere fear-mongering but outright lies by Democrats about President Trump's federal ...


GOP health care bill analysis to be released by Congressional Budget Office

Shortly after Taylor confirmed his intentions, Paddie - who reiterated that his amendment is substantial - said he'd wait to hear the Senate's specific concer...


Trump records robocall for Montana special election

Republican strategists say they're anxious that the race has tightened, while national Democrats say their polling shows the race has remained out of reach. "Th...


Harvard University student to graduate after submitting rap album as thesis

While seniors at Harvard are not required to write a thesis for their undergraduate degrees, they are required to complete one if they want to graduate with h...


Trump admin to extend protections for Haitians 6 months

Currently, there are roughly 50,000 Haitians in the United States with " temporary protected status " and singer, Wyclef Jean is hoping to help them remain here...


Planned Parenthood, ACLU challenge new IN abortion law

That's the number of patients these four health centers have served over the last three years, the number of individuals receiving letters this week notifying t...


Health care a sticking point as budget talks turn specific

This has taken two years of fighting about state's rights, privacy, and driver's licenses for undocumented workers to reach this deal, but the House and Senate ...


McDonald's expands delivery partnership with UberEats

Among the selections include Tito's, Don Julio, Stella Artois and Dom Perignon. Inc.com reported on Wednesday that McDonald's is "planning to completely r...