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Jan 08 2019

Orthodox patriarch signs decree on independent Ukraine church

The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople on Sunday presented a decree of independence to the head of the nascent Orthodox Church of Ukraine, formally severing it from t...

Jan 07 2019

Massport monitors TSA staffing at Logan during government shutdown

Hundreds of TSA officers have called in sick from work this week from at least four major airports. Sarah Burgisser, who works for one of the airlines, said early Sat...

Jan 07 2019

U.S. warns citizens of arbitrary action in China

Amid heightened tensions, the United States of America has issued a new travel warning to its citizens taking trips to China. She says Kovrig and Spavor's rights are be...

Jan 07 2019

U.S. and China to hold trade talks in Beijing next week

Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish will lead a working-level team to China next week for the first round of face-to-face trade talks. It was the fourth ...

Jan 07 2019

Man charged with murder in death of 7-year-old Houston girl

According to Houston ABC affiliate KTRK , the 20-year-old Black confessed to playing a role in the December 30 shooting , on Saturday night after a tip lead Harris Cou...

Jan 07 2019

Warren Announces She Is Running for President in 2020

Elizabeth Warren risked political backlash here by opting to avoid a trip to Iowa during the critical midterm elections - the only major potential 2020 candidate to do s...

Jan 05 2019

Elizabeth Warren’s Debut Trip to Iowa Ignites Voter Passion

Curiously, Warren claimed the results proved her Native American ancestry claims. "I wish I could just open the door and have lots of folks in, but this is a way to do it...

Jan 05 2019

Trump Says Rep. Tlaib's Comment Was 'Disgraceful,' 'Dishonored Her Family'

Pelosi said Thursday that she wouldn't rule out impeachment or the indictment of the president , but also said such actions would not benefit the country. "Impeachment i...

Jan 03 2019

Poop Is Piling Up in National Parks Thanks to Government Shutdown

The more than 792,000 acres of the majestic park nestled between Palm Springs to the south and the town of Joshua Tree to the north, will remain open, although unstaffed,...

Jan 03 2019

Romney says Trump hasn't 'risen to the mantle' of presidency

He wrote that with such a "divided, resentful and angry" nation, the president seemingly has lacked the leadership needed to resolve it. In reply, Trump tweeted deri...

Jan 03 2019

US Wants to Protect Kurds in Syria Even After Troops Withdrawal

Trump did not provide a timetable for the planned military exit from Syria, which he unexpectedly announced last month against the advice of top national security aides...

Jan 03 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping urges action on unification with Taiwan

China said that year it had given the former British local autonomy. "It is a core interest of China, and the. feelings of the Chinese people, and foreign interference is...

Jan 03 2019

Protests erupt after two women make landmark step in Indian temple

But India's Supreme Court lifted the ban in September, holding that equality is supreme irrespective of age and gender . Noted activist G Mallika viewed this as a clear ...

Jan 01 2019

Kim Jong Un warns North Korea could consider change of tack

Nuclear talks between Washington and Pyongyang have stalled since then, and Mr Kim's New Year address has cast further doubt on whether he is willing to give up the weapo...

Jan 01 2019

Tokyo: minivan hits pedestrians gathered for New Year

He is suspected of intentionally trying to kill people by driving the vehicle into them in the street. TV aired video of a small van with the entire front end smashed w...

Dec 31 2018

Winter storm to continue through the night

The added moisture and "heat" will give at least half of the viewing area, including the metro, precipitation-type issues from moving from snow to rain. A 16-year-old boy...

Dec 31 2018

Bahrain says embassy work in Syria continues after UAE move

The UAE Foreign Ministry said its charge d'affaires assumed his duties on Thursday. Russian President Vladimir Putin has lobbied hard for Syria to be readmitted to the ...

Dec 29 2018

Mattis Shares Christmas Message Taped One Day Before Resignation

It was unclear whether Trump immediately read the letter, but after days of coverage praising the Marine general for rebuking the president's defense and foreign policies...

Dec 29 2018

DHS: Children in Border Patrol custody to be examined more thoroughly

But that is only after migrant children and parents have been released from Border Patrol custody , as many as five or six days after they've crossed the border. The...