Parkland Survivor To Melania Trump: Stop Donald Trump Jr. From Cyberbullying Me

A 14-year-old survivor of the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida, has pleaded with first lady Melania Trump to stop her stepson Donald ...
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Joanna Demafelis: Employer of Filipina maid found dead in freezer arrested

The employer of a Filipina maid who was found dead in a freezer is arrested in Lebanon ...
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Don’t Count Bibi Out — Yet

There’s a reason Israel’s prime minister has endured ...
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How the Nile could see a ‘water war’

A new dam on the river Nile could trigger the world's first war about water, writes Alastair Leithead ...
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National Rifle Association facing backlash as corporate giants drop links with gun lobby group

A wave of companies has ended their association with the National Rifle Association as the backlash against the gun lobby ...
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Ex-NFL Player In Custody After Instagram Post Prompts High School Closure

An Instagram post by former Miami Dolphins player Jonathan Martin prompted a private Los Angeles area high school to shut ...
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Ex-Milwaukee police officer found not guilty in fatal shooting

Ex-Milwaukee police officer found not guilty in fatal shootingDominique Heaggan-Brown, who is also black, was charged with first-degree reckless homicide in the death of Sylville Smith, 23, following a foot chase that was captured on a police body camera. People were heard in a courtroom video stream crying and yelling after Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Jeffrey Conen read the jury’s verdict. Heaggan-Brown was fired from the police force in October over unrelated sexual assault charges.


OAS nations make last-ditch effort to condemn Venezuela for crisis

OAS nations make last-ditch effort to condemn Venezuela for crisisBy Anthony Esposito CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) – Mexico and the United States pushed on Wednesday to condemn Venezuela’s government for its handling of the political and economic crisis in the South American country, on the final day of a meeting of the Organization of American States, sources told Reuters. Foreign ministers from the 34-nation OAS bloc failed on Monday to agree on a resolution formally rebuking Venezuela, where at least 75 people have been killed in more than two months of protests. Now a group of nations, led by the United States, Mexico and regional allies, may try to include a declaration on Venezuela, tucking it into a more general resolution on human rights, according to two officials close to the closed-door talks.


Wall Street Journal sacks top reporter over ethics violations

Wall Street Journal sacks top reporter over ethics violationsThe Wall Street Journal on Wednesday fired a top correspondent over ethics violations after a news agency investigation uncovered potential business dealings with an Iranian-American businessman who was also a source. Jay Solomon, the newspaper’s chief foreign affairs correspondent and author of a book on secret deals involving Iran, “is no longer employed by The Wall Street Journal,” said a statement by the newspaper’s parent Dow Jones, a unit of News Corp.


New York governor pardons 9/11 Ground Zero worker facing deportation under Trump administration

New York governor pardons 9/11 Ground Zero worker facing deportation under Trump administrationThe governor of New York State has pardoned an undocumented immigrant who worked on to help clean up ground zero following the September 11 terrorist attacks in order to help him fight deportation proceedings. Andrew Cuomo’s pardon regards a 1990 conviction for attempting to sell a controlled substance. After the 1990 conviction, Carlos Cardona helped with recovery work after two planes flew into the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan in what was the deadliest terror attack on US soil.