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Philippines' Duterte tells Obama he never cursed him

He declined to say whether Mr Duterte apologised to him in the brief meeting. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gestures as he addresses Overseas Filipino Workers who were repatriated back to the country at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport...

GOP chairman: New York Assemblyman facing primary kills self

Nojay also served on the Executive Committee of the Genesee Transportation Council and was head of Detroit's transportation system. Nojay was found near his family burial plot at the Riverside Cemetery on Lake Avenue, according to the New York Dai...

UN changes guidance about sex for travellers to Zika zones

Michael Diamond, a professor of medicine, said in a university news release. RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazilian researchers said Tuesday they have concluded that the common Culex mosquito is not transmitting Zika, the rapidly spreading virus that ha...

China ratifies Paris agreement ahead of G20

Ahead of his arrival, Obama made clear he viewed the valedictory trip as a moment to burnish his legacy. An arbitration court in The Hague ruled in July that China had no historic title over the waters of the South China Sea and had infringed on th...

New Emails Revive Concerns About Clinton Cronyism

Emails released last week by government watchdog group Judicial Watch show Doug Band, who donated at least $1 million to the Clinton Foundation , arranged through Clinton aide Huma Abedin to meet with a top US official in order to lobby for a job ...

Donald Trump Delivers Fiery Immigration Speech

Urging backers in the key state of Arizona to get out and vote, Trump told supporters: "We're going to take our country back, folks". "Today in the 21st century, here in the United States , a climate of intolerance is sending a similar message: ...

Rain, wind for Outer Banks now; watching second storm for weekend

Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and the depression is expected to become a tropical storm today. Storms become hurricanes at 74 miles per hour. But that could happen later this afternoon as it makes its closest approach to th...

Trump plans detailed immigration talk as questions remain

Clinton, meanwhile, is painting a more sinister picture of her opponent and some of his backers. He had also referenced a 'deportation force, ' as a mechanism that would remove the 11 million illegal immigrants from inside the United States.

Union general secretary hits back after he's banned from Labour

In a statement released today Draper said, "I believe this flies in the face of natural justice". Smith initiated a formal leadership challenge following the collapse of Corbyn's shadow cabinet and a vote of no confidence in his leadership among ...

Justin Bieber accidentally returns to Instagram

Selena Gomez shocked fans when she lashed out at ex-love Justin Bieber, riled by his public flaunting of girlfriend Sofia Richie. She also shared a video of Bieber running back and forth on the jet in an attempt to make his new lady laugh.

Judge orders US State Department to review 14900 Clinton emails

This story is developing. State Department officials have said they are not aware of any agency actions influenced by the Clinton Foundation . Not included in the AP's calculations were 16 other individuals who worked for foreign governments and...

Milwaukee leaders blame outsiders for violence

The death angered residents, as it echoes a series of deadly police incidents involving mainly African American suspects. An unspecified "projectile" was thrown at another officer, who was protected by a helmet. "That still photo demonstrates, with...

Sen. Manchin mum on EpiPen hikes by daughter's drug company

Like other lawmakers now calling for an investigation of the massive hikes in the price of EpiPens, Sen. That's because while the drug is the same, Adrenaclick has a different injector and, thus, there's a different set of instructions for using th...

Astronaut breaks United States record: 521 days in space and counting

NASA is planning to hand over the control of the International Space Station ( ISS ) to a commercial company around the mid 2020s, the United States space agency has said . The spacecraft will move to a safe distance from the station and fire its ...

Park Service seeks minorities' support as it marks 100 years

The results are not surprising, says Rue Mapp, the founder of Outdoor Afro. The agency is planning to create what it calls the "world's largest National Park Service emblem" with participants holding brown, green and white umbrellas on the west si...

'Destructive Tornado' in Central Indiana

It's a madhouse", said Mitchell Carlson, a maintenance technician at the Park Place Apartments in Kokomo. He says the complex has 16 buildings, and "probably eight of them don't have a roof". He says there are reports of damage but he had no specif...

Federal Judge Blocks Enforcement Of Obama's School Guidelines For Trans Students

Franklin Graham is hailing a Texas judge's decision to grant an injunction to block President Obama's transgender directive for public schools nationwide. David Smith, spokesman for Kansas City, Kan., Public Schools, said the Texas judge's ruli...

Minnesota Vikings left tackle Matt Kalil injured during Sunday's practice

Like I said, it's not an earth-shattering move or anything, but it might have some repercussions on what the Vikings' roster looks like in a couple of weeks when final cuts take place. In addition to Teddy Bridgewater and Shaun Hill returning to ...

China blame 'fierce' competition after Rio flop

FilePic: ReutersRIO DE JANEIRO: China put a fearless face on their worst Olympics for 20 years but they will work hard to make sure they aren't embarrassed again in 2020 - when the Games are hosted by arch-rivals Japan. "Thank you Lang Ping for givi...

Six Kids Injured from New London Ocean Beach Park Scrambler Ride

Tuesday, and "police and fire personnel located multiple persons of assorted ages who claimed to have suffered various degrees of electrical shock". That electric shock was felt by six others, all believed to be children, who were treated for minor...

Judge blocks OH law to divert Planned Parenthood money

In his decision, U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett said stripping the state's Planned Parenthood of funding would cause "irreparable injury". In 2015, the Republican Party launched an aggressive campaign to defund and effectively dismantle the ...

State wants to review FBI's notes on Clinton before Congress

Congressional aides told The Associated Press on Monday that they expect to receive the FBI's notes from Clinton's interview "at some point". Clinton spoke with the FBI for more than three hours during the Bureau's investigation of her private e-ma...

Man shot after attempting to rob off-duty officer

He was in stable condition, police said. Prior to the robbery, the men had been hanging out at a bar about a block away on Flatbush Avenue called Bleachers Sports Bar and Grill . DNAinfo notes the cop is an NYPD sergeant. Witnesses heard four sh...

Springfield agencies respond to killer floods in Louisiana

The Red Cross announced Monday that two of the volunteers are being deployed with the Emergency Response Vehicle to assist with mobile feeding and distribution of relief supplies and one to assist with operation safety. The Red Cross now is acc...

NYC settles fatal Akai Gurley wrongful death lawsuit for $4 million

In 2014, Gurley was killed in a Brooklyn housing project by Officer Pete Liang , who was conducting a search of the housing project. The agreement was signed off by Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Dawn Jimenez-Salta Monday afternoon. Rynecki said t...

Simone Biles wins all-around gold at Rio Games in United States one-two

Halfway through the women's all-around final, Simone Biles was in an unfamiliar, unthinkable place: Second place, that is. After winning the team gold medal by a landslide, the team sent two women to compete in the all-around finals. Needing only to ...

Wildfire threatens lakeside homes in Northern California

More evacuation orders have been issued as the wildfire grows in Northern California, th. She says the flames are chewing through extremely dry grass and brush. (AP ) - A fast-moving wildfire threatened scores of homes at a Northern California lake...

Puig makes history in massive tennis boilover

And so, as the strains of that song echoed around an Olympic arena for the first time, and Puerto Rico's red-white-and-blue flag was raised to the highest level during a medal ceremony for the first time, Puig remembered what Dad had written.

Obama has been briefed on Milwaukee violence

On its Twitter account, Milwaukee police said there were also instances of rocks being thrown at police, squad cars set on fire, and officer requiring hospital treatment after he was hit in the head by a brick thrown through a squad auto window.

New Mexico officer shot dead at traffic stop

Two people who were shot and wounded in a violent shooting spree in which a Hatch police officer was killed are being treated at University Medical Center in El Paso. It passed him and "came within inches of hitting me". He then exited the vehicle an...

Orlando gunman's father attends Hillary Clinton rally

Network coverage of Donald Trump's "Second Amendment" comments regarding Clinton was five times that of Mateen's support for Clinton, according to the Media Research Center. "I don't approve of what he did", Mateen told CBS . What Clinton ...

Mom oblivious to fact that son fatally beat baby to death

The boy had replaced his sister in her vehicle seat and told his mother it was serious when she returned from running errands but it was another two hours before she sought medical advice, calling a neighbour, who is a nurse, for help. The 6-year-old...

Hillary Clinton paid 34.2 percent federal tax rate in 2015

But asked about that Thursday, Trump seemed to go further. "This President is not the founder of ISIS". "I oppose it now, I'll oppose it after the election, and I'll oppose it as president". Clinton once called the TPP the "gold standard" of trad...

Obama's transgender directive to schools goes to court

Kim Shappley's daughter, Kai, is about to be in kindergarten. She admitted to a period of punishment towards Kai, until the child's behavior proved traumatic. "I'm fighting for her happiness". "It's the position of the heart of a young man or young...

Heavy rain, street flooding causes Louisiana school closings

The children and bus driver were successfully taken to safety. An 18-wheeler was also swept off of Highway 10 in northern Louisiana and its driver needed to be rescued. All of southeast Louisiana remains under a flood watch until Saturday morning. ...

Clinton to portray Trump economic plans as handouts for rich

By the way, if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. King, who recently endorsed Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, added that he remains enthusiastic about the prospect of a Trump presidency and that energy grows stron...

U.S. relay win gives Phelps his 21st Olympic gold

His first event was the Men's 100m freestyle relay where he won the first gold medal of the Summer Games. There wasn't a shot in hell I was losing that race tonight. She recorded a winning time of 1:53.73, 0.35 seconds ahead of Sweden's Sarah Sjost...

Gabby Douglas draws ire for not pledging allegiance to the flag

Among Douglas' supporters were people who insist that there are more important things to worry about. The 20-year-old gymnast immediately felt the heat from fans and Internet goblins with nothing better to do with their time than pick her life apa...

Clinton had a 'short-circuit in the brain'

Clinton defended her public statements about the issue, saying that her answers were truthful even though she acknowledged using a private server was "a mistake" in hindsight. Tim Kaine , Hillary Clinton's running mate, promises to be "real tran...

Hacked emails show Democratic party hostility to Sanders

The email does not mention Sanders by name. Some of the emails from the Democratic National Committee include discussions about how to undermine Clinton's chief rival for the presidential nomination, Sen. "The DNC should push back DIRECTLY at San...

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Hinting at secret tapes, Trump warns ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Former FBI Director James Comey will not testify before the Senate intelligence committee next week, according to the panel's vice chairman, Democratic Sen. "If the president has "...

Trump interviews 4 candidates to post of FBI director

Lieberman gave reporters a thumbs-up as he left the White House and said he and the president had a "good meeting". The interviews came more than a week after Trump fired FBI...

Senate moderates hold bipartisan health care talks

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Final Confederate monument to come down in New Orleans

The monuments that pay homage to the Confederacy, made up of states which attempted to preserve slavery in the South and secede from the United States in the Civil War of 1861 to 1...

Theresa May: UK has confidence in special relationship with US

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NC senator says "I'm fine" after race collapse

Political leaders immediately offered their prayers for Tillis in tweets , including Gov. Roy Cooper, Sens. All proceeds generated by the race are donated to charity. North Caroli...

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Trump claims 'absolute right' to share info with Russia

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Hiker found safe after missing 6 days in Montana

On Saturday, a full scale search was launched in the Great Bear Wilderness area, with crews scouring the area on the ground, and in the air. Her auto was found near the trailh...

Trump Signs Executive Order to Prevent Computer Hacking

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ICE agents helped in massive gang sweep

ICE agents helped in massive gang sweep

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security logo is seen in Arlington, Va., on January 13, 2015. Olufemi Odeyami (left) and Brenda Jackson. In all, 1,378 were arrested across the...

Mules golf atop the leaderboard at NCAA Super Regional

Mules golf atop the leaderboard at NCAA Super Regional

No. 9 Texas Tech holds third place at 296 (+8), and No.1 UCLA and No. 7 BYU are tied for fourth place at 297 (+9). The top six teams from each regional advance to the NCAA Champion...

2 killed, 8 wounded in shooting at Chicago memorial

2 killed, 8 wounded in shooting at Chicago memorial

Information provided by several members of the La Raza street gang helped police to identify a driver and a shooter who they said pulled up alongside two plainclothes officers last...

Gov. Greg Abbott Signs Bill Banning 'Sanctuary Cities' In Texas

The new measure would fine government entities up to $25,500 for each day the law is violated. Any anti-sanctuary city measure may face a tough road after a federal judge in Apri...

Suspect in Boston penthouse slayings has criminal history

Suspect in Boston penthouse slayings has criminal history

A couple found brutally slain in their high-rise penthouse were identified on Saturday as respected doctors in Boston, police said . Dr Richard Field and his fiancé Dr Lina Bola...