Lebanon’s Hariri arrives in Paris after rumors of Saudi detainment

French leader Macron says Hariri will be received 'with the honors due a prime minister,' even though he has announced ...
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Netanyahu seems unfazed by Trump’s looming Israeli-Palestinian peace plan

Netanyahu appears more worried about passing a 2019 budget than by the emerging Trump peace plan; he might have hidden ...
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U.S. warns Palestinians: Enter peace talks with Israel, or you may lose U.S. embassy

Move by Tillerson is based on provision to U.S. law that stipulates Palestinians must close their U.S. office if they ...
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Judge Running For Ohio Governor Boasts On Facebook He's Bedded 50 Women

An Ohio Supreme Court justice who is campaigning to become governor of the state took to Facebook on Friday to ...
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Russia's Nuclear Submarine Force Is Back (Maybe)

Russia’s Navy has a new nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) patrolling the world’s seas. On Friday, the submarine, Knyaz Vladimir, ...
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Saad Hariri: Lebanon PM leaves Saudi Arabia

Saad Hariri is now flying to France, after earlier denying claims he was being held in Saudi Arabia ...
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Bill Cosby plans motivational speaking tour to talk about dealing with sexual assault allegations

Bill Cosby plans motivational speaking tour to talk about dealing with sexual assault allegationsComedian Bill Cosby – currently facing charges of sexual assault – wants to embark on a motivational speaking tour to talk to people about dealing with such allegations. Last weekend, a judge ruled a mistrial after a jury was unable to agree a verdict on the charges that that he drugged and assaulted Andrea Constand. Lawyers had said Ms Constand, the former director of operations for Temple University’s women’s basketball team, was attacked by Mr Cosby at his home near Philadelphia in January 2004.


Suspect in Michigan airport stabbing attempted to buy gun before attack

Suspect in Michigan airport stabbing attempted to buy gun before attackThe man charged with stabbing an airport police officer in Michigan unsuccessfully attempted to purchase a gun before the attack, which is being investigated as an act of terrorism, federal officials said on Thursday. The suspect, Amor Ftouhi, 49, of Quebec, Canada, has been charged in federal court with violence at an international airport for stabbing Jeff Neville, an officer at the Bishop International Airport in Flint, in the neck on Wednesday.


Make Trump's border wall a solar generator? It's not so easy

Make Trump's border wall a solar generator? It's not so easyPresident Donald Trump’s new proposal to make his signature border wall with Mexico a solar generator seems a bright idea for a leader who has focused on reviving coal, but it would face huge regulatory hurdles. The wall was a central feature of Trump’s campaign and he has continued to promote it in the early months of his presidency, though it has found little support in Congress, which has declined to provide funding. The Solar Energy Industries Association cautiously welcomed the announcement, at least for its nod to an industry Trump has shown little support for.


6.8-magnitude quake hits Guatemala, second in eight days: USGS

6.8-magnitude quake hits Guatemala, second in eight days: USGSA powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit near Guatemala’s coast Thursday, injuring four people and damaging homes and roads, officials said, just eight days after another strong tremor killed five people in the Central American country. The quake struck at 6:31 am (1231 GMT) with its epicenter in the Pacific Ocean at a depth of 46.8 kilometers, about 23 kilometers (14 miles) southwest of Puerto San Jose, the US Geological Survey said. The Guatemalan Seismological Institute measured the quake at a magnitude of 6.7.