Scientists downgrade alert level for Hawaii volcano

HONOLULU (AP) — Slowing activity at Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has prompted scientists on Friday to downgrade their alert level for ...
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Avon fisherman reels in 2nd hammerhead shark in 2 days

A hammerhead shark was reeled in by a fisherman in Avon Thursday afternoon.
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U.S. secures $300 million from coalition partners to help stabilize Syria

At the same time an official said the U.S. would not contribute to Syria's full reconstruction until there was a ...
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Caught between debts and the street, a soccer team gives hope to Jerusalem’s homeless

Some of them used to own businesses until their worlds collapsed. After practice they go sleep in a hostel, or ...
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Foreign workers in Israel have their money stolen – and cops are the suspects

‘The police in Nepal may steal money from people, but here in Israel?’ a complainant asks. The two officers deny ...
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Taiwan's president lauds Belize amid dwindling support

Before a joint session of Congress and Prime Minister Dean Barrow, Tsai said, "At a time of great political pressure ...
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Manafort trial: Former bookkeeper Heather Washkuhn testifies she did not know about off-shore accounts as she details former Trump aide's

Manafort trial: Former bookkeeper Heather Washkuhn testifies she did not know about off-shore accounts as she details former Trump aide'sPaul Manafort’s former bookkeeper has testified that the former Donald Trump campaign chairman kept her in the dark about the foreign bank accounts he was using to allegedly buy millions in luxury items and personal expenses. Mr Manafort, facing trial on back fraud and tax charges otherwise approved “every penny” of the personal bills she paid for him, said Heather Washkuhn of the accounting firm NKFSB. Washkuhn’s testimony on the third day of the trial appeared to undercut an argument by Manafort’s attorneys that he can’t be responsible for financial fraud because he left the details of his spending to others, including his longtime associate Rick Gates.


Russia: UN peacekeepers back on Golan Heights-Syria frontier

Russia: UN peacekeepers back on Golan Heights-Syria frontierBEIRUT (AP) — U.N. peacekeepers returned Thursday for the first time in years to the frontier between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, conducting joint patrols with Russian military police in a reflection of Moscow's deepening role in mediating between the decades-old foes in the volatile region.


Boyd Gaming and Paddy Power's FanDuel partner on U.S. mobile sports bets

Boyd Gaming and Paddy Power's FanDuel partner on U.S. mobile sports betsBy Hilary Russ NEW YORK (Reuters) – Casino operator Boyd Gaming Corp and fantasy sports company FanDuel Group on Thursday said they were joining in a strategic partnership to run online and mobile sports betting operations in the United States. The partnership comes after other recent agreements that broaden the reach and size of major players in the new U.S. legal sports betting market, which is beginning to take shape in the wake of a May court decision allowing states to legalize the wagers. On Monday, Boyd had also announced a separate deal with MGM Resorts International, to help bolster U.S. market access.