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White House invites Covington Catholic students as Nick Sandmann speaks out on national TV

White House invites Covington Catholic students as Nick Sandmann speaks out on national TVDonald Trump has thrown his support behind a group of Catholic school students after they were seen in a viral video during a confrontation with Native American protestors in Washington. The White House defended the group of Covington Catholic school students, who were visiting the capitol from Kentucky to attend the annual anti-choice March For Life rally, after it was alleged they had provoked the Native Americans, who were there to attend the Indigenous Peoples March. “The idea anybody could take joy in the destruction of young kids is absolutely outrageous to me,” White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in an interview with Fox News on Wednesday morning.




POSTED JANUARY 23, 2019 10:32 AM

Q&A: Impact of Supreme Court decision on transgender troops

Q&A: Impact of Supreme Court decision on transgender troopsWASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender men and women while court challenges continue.




POSTED JANUARY 23, 2019 12:42 AM

Mexico probes negligence in pipeline blast that killed 91

Mexico probes negligence in pipeline blast that killed 91Mexico has opened an investigation into what caused a deadly pipeline explosion, including possible negligence by authorities, the attorney general said Monday, as the death toll rose to 91 people. It is still unclear exactly how events unfolded leading up to the Friday blast, which occurred as hundreds of people rushed to collect fuel in buckets and jerrycans from a geyser of gasoline that was spouting from an illegal pipeline tap near the town of Tlahuelilpan, in the central state of Hidalgo. Attorney General Alejandro Gertz said investigators were trying to determine who tapped the pipeline -- whether locals acting alone or one of the criminal gangs that have turned fuel theft into a booming industry in Mexico.




POSTED JANUARY 21, 2019 7:18 PM

Northern Ireland police says Londonderry security alerts were hoaxes

Northern Ireland police says Londonderry security alerts were hoaxesPolice had carried out a controlled explosion on a vehicle on Monday that was hijacked by masked men in Londonderry and examined two other abandoned vans, two days after a car bomb had exploded in the city. "We are not picking up any information that indicates that anybody wants to engage in violence in relation to the Brexit issue, certainly not at this point," PSNI Assistant Chief Constable Mark Hamilton told Irish broadcaster RTE.




POSTED JANUARY 21, 2019 11:43 PM

Norwegian Cruise Line denies claim crew member used passenger's cabin for sex

Norwegian Cruise Line denies claim crew member used passenger's cabin for sexNorwegian Cruise Line on Tuesday denied that a crew member used a British couple's cabin for sex during a recent voyage.




POSTED JANUARY 22, 2019 2:24 PM

Every Photo of the Heavy Duty 2020 GMC Sierra

Every Photo of the Heavy Duty 2020 GMC Sierra




POSTED JANUARY 22, 2019 7:10 PM

No public mood for compromise as Brexit gulf widens: study

No public mood for compromise as Brexit gulf widens: studyThere is "no compromise" on Brexit that commands majority public support in Britain, with opposition to Prime Minister Theresa May's deal the only point of agreement, a leading pollster said Tuesday. "No procedural or substantive option appears to be both widely popular and capable of bridging the Brexit divide," said the University of Strathclyde's John Curtice. "The problem with Brexit is that the centre ground of politics is rather thinly populated," he said, presenting a report entitled "Brexit and Public Opinion 2019" in London.




POSTED JANUARY 22, 2019 9:44 AM

Romania president: plan to invalidate graft cases not legal

Romania president: plan to invalidate graft cases not legalBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's president said on Tuesday that a government decree that could invalidate hundreds of corruption cases involving senior officials is "crassly unconstitutional," a development that also prompted concern from the European Union.




POSTED JANUARY 22, 2019 4:47 PM

A century on, Basra's British-era shipyard going strong

A century on, Basra's British-era shipyard going strongThousands of ships, including former dictator Saddam Hussein's yacht, have passed through the Iraqi shipyard's three docks, where a giant steam engine hauls them out of the water and up the century-old wooden tracks. Mohammed Adnan, who has been operating the huge steam engine for six years now, says it is not easy. "They say they [the British] brought in the wood from Burma... we tried to drill a 1.5 inch nail into it once, we couldn't," said Jassim Hussain Sabour, the shipyard's longest-serving worker.




POSTED JANUARY 22, 2019 10:47 AM

Trump keeps fueling story of Kentucky students' confrontation with Native American

Trump keeps fueling story of Kentucky students' confrontation with Native AmericanPresident Trump on Tuesday fueled the controversy over a confrontation near the Lincoln Memorial between a group of Kentucky high school students and an elderly Native American protester, using it to bash one of his favorite targets: the media.




POSTED JANUARY 22, 2019 10:47 AM

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