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  • Airplane Apr 15

    Russian Investigators Release Footage of Fiery Plane Landing

    The Russian Investigative Committee released footage of a plane landing while on fire. The incident, which resulted in 41 deaths, occurred in May 2019.

  • Russia Dec 19, 2019

    Russian Security Officer Dead, 5 Injured in Moscow Shooting

    An unidentified gunman opened fire Thursday outside the Moscow headquarters of Russia’s top security agency, killing one officer and wounding five others, officials said.

  • Donald Trump Nov 16, 2019

    ‘Very Intimidating': Marie Yovanovitch Responds to Trump's Real-Time Tweet Attack During Impeachment Hearing

    House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff interrupted the impeachment hearing Friday morning to give the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine a chance to answer President Donald Trump’s real-time attacks on her on Twitter. Schiff took over the questioning to read aloud Trump’s broadside against the former ambassador, Marie Yovanovitch, as she was testifying. “Everywhere Marie Yovanovitch went turned bad,” Trump tweeted...

  • Donald Trump Nov 15, 2019

    Yovanovitch: Why Was It ‘Necessary to Smear My Reputation?

    Former U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch asked whether it was necessary for President Donald Trump to smear her reputation, following questioning from Rep. Brad Wenstrup, R-Ohio.

  • Facebook Nov 15, 2019

    Twitter Details Political Ads Ban, Issue Ads Allowed

    Twitter says its new ban on political ads will cover appeals for votes, solicitations for campaign contributions and any political content. Twitter is defining political content to include any ad that references a candidate, political party, government official, ballot measure, or legislative or judicial outcome. The ban also applies to all ads — even non-political ones — from candidates, political...

  • Donald Trump Oct 29, 2019

    US Afghan Peace Envoy Takes Push for Peace to Pakistan

    Washington’s Afghan peace envoy remained in Pakistan on Tuesday as part of efforts to find a negotiated end to Afghanistan’s 18-year war, even though President Donald Trump hasn’t expressed any interest in resuming talks with the Taliban. The envoy, Zalmay Khalilzad, met with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday and was expected to hold talks with the country’s powerful...

  • Aug 4, 2010

    Dad Charged With Murder After Boxing Toddler Son

    Father punched 2-year old 15 times, before knocking him off the bed: Police.

  • Donald Trump Oct 23, 2019

    Trump Lifts Sanctions After Turkey Pledges to Make Cease-Fire Permanent

    President Donald Trump said he’s directed the lifting of economic sanctions on Turkey after the country informed the U.S. it will make “permanent” a five-day cease-fire in Syria. Claiming success at the U.S.-brokered effort, Trump said Wednesday, “this was an outcome created by us.” The cease-fire required Kurdish forces formerly allied with the U.S. against the Islamic State group to...

  • Donald Trump Oct 23, 2019

    Iraq Defense Minister: US Troops From Syria to Leave Iraq in 4 Weeks

    U.S troops withdrawing from northeastern Syria to Iraq are “transiting” and will leave the country within four weeks, Iraq’s defense minister said Wednesday. Najah al-Shammari made the remarks to The Associated Press following a meeting in Baghdad with visiting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper, who arrived as Iraqi leaders chafed over reports the U.S. may want to increase the number...

  • Jun 16, 2010

    Tiger's Bite at Pebble

    Tiger Woods’ press briefing at Pebble Beach features a terse moment.

  • NBC Sep 27, 2019

    Senate Democrats Accuse NRA of Promising Access to U.S. Officials in Exchange for Russian Business

    The results of a congressional probe into the National Rifle Association’s ties to Russia paints a picture of NRA officials providing Russian officials access to American elected officials in exchange for lucrative business opportunities, NBC News reports. The investigation, conducted by Senate Finance Committee Democrats who released a report on their findings Friday, found that top officials at the NRA...

  • Jun 6, 2014

    Marine Reunites With Dog That Saved His Life

    A U.S. Marine from Michigan reunited with a military service dog who saved his life in Afghanistan after years apart, WDIV reported. Read More

  • Donald Trump Sep 14, 2019

    Afghan Government Says Elections First, Peace Deal After

    The Afghan government will only consider making a “legitimate” peace with insurgents after national elections are held this month, an official told reporters on Saturday, despite the atmosphere of political uncertainty following the sudden halt in U.S.-Taliban peace talks. President Donald Trump abruptly called off talks to end American’s longest war last week. The Afghan government was largely shut out...

  • Donald Trump Sep 13, 2019

    Taliban Visits Moscow Days After Trump Says Talks ‘Dead'

    A negotiating team from the Taliban arrived Friday in Russia, a representative told The Associated Press, just days after U.S. President Donald Trump declared dead a deal with the insurgent group in Afghanistan. Russian state news agency Tass cited the Taliban’s Qatar-based spokesman Suhail Shaheen as saying the delegation had held consultations with Zamir Kabulov, President Vladimir Putin’s envoy for...

  • Apr 24, 2015

    Pizzi Wins Appeal

    Michael Pizzi wins appeal and delares himself mayor of Miami Lakes again.

  • President Aug 23, 2019

    Putin Orders Russia to Respond After US Missile Test

    President Vladimir Putin ordered the Russian military on Friday to work out a quid pro quo response after the test of a new U.S. missile banned under a now-defunct arms treaty. In Sunday’s test, a modified ground-launched version of a U.S. Navy Tomahawk cruise missile accurately struck its target more than 500 kilometers (310 miles) away. The test came after...

  • California Aug 19, 2019

    Pentagon Conducts 1st Test of Previously Banned Missile

    The U.S. military has conducted a flight test of a type of missile banned for more than 30 years by a treaty that both the United States and Russia abandoned this month, the Pentagon said. The test off the coast of California on Sunday marked the resumption of an arms competition that some analysts worry could increase U.S.-Russian tensions. The...

  • Moscow Aug 15, 2019

    Pilot Hailed as Hero After Bird Strike Disables Russian Jet

    A passenger jet made an emergency landing in a field outside of one of Moscow’s airports Thursday after colliding with a flock of birds, injuring at least 23 people, Russian officials said. The Ural Airlines A321 carrying 226 passengers and a crew of seven hit the birds as it took off Thursday from Moscow’s Zhukovsky airport en route for Simferopol,...

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