• Turkey rules to keep U.S. pastor behind bars
Turkey rules to keep U.S. pastor behind bars

Brownback is reported to be in the Turkish capital Ankara tomorrow (17 April) for meetings about the Brunson trial, which is complicating relations between the United States and Turkey, two erstwhile North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies.

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association charge Russia over fan racism during France friendly
Federation Internationale de Football Association charge Russia over fan racism during France friendly

Alexei Smertin, the Russian Football Union's anti-discrimination inspector said that FIFA had informed the Union about the launch of an investigation into the incident. Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika's report to the upper house of parliament said the suspected organisers - described only as "extremists" - envisaged engaging members of the radical...

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  • United Kingdom and U.S. accuse Russian Federation of targeting network infrastructure
United Kingdom and U.S. accuse Russian Federation of targeting network infrastructure

American and British officials said that the attacks disclosed on Monday affected a wide range of organizations including internet service providers, private businesses and critical infrastructure providers. The United Kingdom and the United States have accused Russian Federation of instigating a malicious cyber-attack, which affected "millions of ...

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  • China's trade surplus with United States surges
China's trade surplus with United States surges

Soybean Export Council helped build demand for soybeans to the level of Chinese imports today", Heisdorffer said. Exports increased by 14.8% while imports edged higher at 8.9%, prompting a plea from the customs administration spokesman, Huang Songping, for Washington to be "patient." Even as China's trade surplus narrowed overall in the fir...

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  • Evening Forecast for April 16
Evening Forecast for April 16

You may need to dust off your auto before you head to work and school today . It'll feel even colder though. Wednesday: Sun and clouds. Unfortunately, the winds do not look to subside until late this evening into tonight . Expect lows in the lower 60s with highs in the upper 70s. Should we get that much, it will push us over the top for the...

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  • Jim Comey trying to sell books, not save America: Kellyanne Conway
Jim Comey trying to sell books, not save America: Kellyanne Conway

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Monday that James Comey "swung" the 2016 presidential election, seemingly meaning President Donald Trump wouldn't have beaten Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton without the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's controversial actions days before the election.

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  • Southwest passenger killed by engine explosion identified
Southwest passenger killed by engine explosion identified

As everyone around him was screaming, Marty Martinez was calmly documenting passengers' horror as a woman was almost sucked out of their plane at 30,000 feet. The blown out window on the Southwest Airlines flight. "We have a part of the aircraft missing, so we're going to need to slow down a bit", the plane's captain, Tammy Jo Shults told air...

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  • Gulf Shores schools making offer to Huntsville school superintendent
Gulf Shores schools making offer to Huntsville school superintendent

That's because the school board will be voting on a new superintendent - and on the new superintendent's proposed contract. In advance of the meeting, the school board received a funding grid highlighting what each level of funding would translate into in terms of educational space for the building.

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  • Trump put the brakes on new Russian sanctions, reversing Haley's announcement
Trump put the brakes on new Russian sanctions, reversing Haley's announcement

The OPCW previously said that "Syria and Russian Federation were concerned that security on the ground could not be guaranteed" for its team, but Lavrov echoed the Kremlin's prior "fabrication" claims outright. On Thursday, Russia's military said Douma has been brought under full control of the Syrian government under a Russia-mediated deal that se...

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  • Starbucks CEO meets with two black men arrested at Philadelphia store
Starbucks CEO meets with two black men arrested at Philadelphia store

Starbucks' chief executive Kevin Johnson said he had been "learning what we did wrong and the steps we need to take to fix it". Almost 175,000 employees will take part in the anti-racial bias trainings when the stores close, according to a statement from Starbucks .

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  • China calls Trump's charge of currency devaluation contradictory
China calls Trump's charge of currency devaluation contradictory

Not acceptable", the president tweeted Monday. "China has devalued their currency in the past - as a matter of fact, through 2016 they devalued it significantly and starting in 2017, since the president was elected, they've used a lot of their reserves to actually support their currency", Mnuchin said early Tuesday in a CNBC interview.

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  • Perkasie Police investigate armed robbery at McDonald's
Perkasie Police investigate armed robbery at McDonald's

It is alleged that three armed suspects entered the shop, threatened the employees with firearms and demanded the cellphones from the store. No one was hurt, and police found at least one gun. He was carrying a black, blue and white knit backpack at the time. A K-9 unit and patrol officers searched for the suspect, but an arrest has not been made...

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  • Send your well wishes to former First Lady Barbara Bush
Send your well wishes to former First Lady Barbara Bush

On Sunday, Bush family spokesperson Jim McGrath released a statement announcing Barbara Bush's decision. Bush has had a number of health problems over the years and a statement from the office of her husband revealed she will no longer undergo medical treatment for her ailments.

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  • Abe Lauds Trump For Accepting To Meet With Kim Jong
Abe Lauds Trump For Accepting To Meet With Kim Jong

Speaking today, the president said he and Shinzo Abe discussed North Korea, military and trade during their two-day summit. Privately, however, White House advisers are anxious that five days in Florida will give Trump too much time to brood over Mueller, Russia, and the swirl of scandals now involving Cohen.

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  • Stormy's sketch of 'Trump harasser' looks like ... Tom Brady?
Stormy's sketch of 'Trump harasser' looks like ... Tom Brady?

Forget the story, '" Daniels told Cooper. Instead, Daniels claims he told her her baby was attractive and it would be a shame if something happened to her mom, adding, "Forget about this story; leave Mr. "I didn't want him to be upset with me", she said. When asked why she didn't report the man to the police, she said, "Because I was scared...

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  • Syrian air defenses repel strike on Shayrat air base in Homs
Syrian air defenses repel strike on Shayrat air base in Homs

Citing a military source, the state TV said a false alarm after midnight Tuesday triggered off the response by Syrian air defenses to the alleged attack, but later it turned out that there was no foreign attack on Syria. "We don't have anything additional to provide". An Israeli military spokesman said: "We don't comment on such reports". The P...

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  • How Many Children Did Barbara Bush & George Bush Have?
How Many Children Did Barbara Bush & George Bush Have?

Laura Bush , a former teacher with a master's degree in library science, continued her mother-in-law's literacy campaign in the White House. During her years as first lady, she became known for her tart tongue - sometimes putting people in their place with a blunt comment - but also for her devotion to literacy.

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  • Should all online retailers collect sales tax? Supreme Court could soon rule
Should all online retailers collect sales tax? Supreme Court could soon rule

They say that as a result of the rule and the growth of internet shopping, they're losing billions of dollars in tax revenue every year. In 1992, after the court's legal doctrines had shifted and mail order had continued to grow, the court revisited the issue, but narrowly decided that the burden might still be too great and so left the old rule ...

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  • Recovered body identified as Hart family member
Recovered body identified as Hart family member

Searchers located the auto Sunday in the Eel River and recovered the bodies of Sandeep Thottapilly, 41, and Saachi Thottapilly, 9, the Mendocino County sheriff's office said in a statement. Their disappearance coincided with reports that a vehicle had sunk into the Eel River in Northern California. Further south, authorities were still looking ...

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  • Facebook Goes Before Oireachtas Over Cambridge Analytica
Facebook Goes Before Oireachtas Over Cambridge Analytica

This bit of information was revealed by David Baser, Product Management Director , Facebook . " Most websites and apps send the same information to multiple companies each time you visit them", Baner's post said . Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) questioned Zuckerberg whether or not Facebook would remain free to use, but he also asked , "So, ho...

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