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  • Jewish groups condemn Rashida Tlaib over ties to radical pro-Hezbollah, anti-Israel activist

    January 15, 2019 6:34 PM 3196 1

    Freshman Rep. Rashida Tlaib has been condemned after hosting a private celebratory dinner on Saturday featuring anti-Israel activists who praised terror group Hezbollah and Palestinian terrorists, said Israel has no right to exist and called for Israeli “Zionist terrorist” Jews to return to Europe. Over the weekend, Tlaib came under fire for her ties to radical

  • Former MLB pitcher John Wetteland arrested on child sexual abuse charge

    January 15, 2019 5:47 PM 2937

    Former major league closer John Wetteland was arrested Monday on a charge of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 14, police records show. The 52-year-old was released from custody after posting a $25,000 surety bond according to the Denton County (Texas) Sheriff's Office. In 12 seasons, Wetteland was 48-45 with a 2.93 ERA and 330 saves. He was a member

  • New York Jets' Adam Gase's intense look goes viral during introductory press conference

    January 15, 2019 5:31 PM 3223 1

    New York Jets head coach Adam Gase speaks during a news conference in Florham Park, N.J., Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) New York Jets head coach Adam Gase claimed he didn’t know what a meme was after his introductory press conference Monday. If he didn’t know then he definitely knows now. Gase’s eyes drew the attention of social media

  • Luxembourg makes all public transport free

    January 15, 2019 4:11 PM 2954

    Andrea Lo, CNN • Updated 15th January 2019 With a population of 602,000, Luxembourg is one of Europe's smallest countries -- yet it suffers from major traffic jams. But that could be about to change. Last month, it announced plans to make all public transport -- trains, trams and buses -- free from March 2020. The government hopes the move will alleviate

  • Trump AG nominee Barr says Mueller would not back witch hunt

    January 15, 2019 3:50 PM 2966

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. attorney general said on Tuesday he did not believe Special Counsel Robert Mueller would be involved in a “witch hunt,” a charge often levied by Trump against the Russia probe that Mueller leads. “I don’t believe Mr. Mueller would be involved in a witch hunt,” William Barr told a U.S. Senate

  • Walgreens and Microsoft partner to develop digital healthcare services

    January 15, 2019 3:37 PM 2995

    (Reuters) - Drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday they have entered a seven-year agreement to research and develop new methods of delivering healthcare services through digital devices. As a part of the deal, the companies will focus on virtually connecting people with Walgreens stores and provide services on therapeutic

  • Justin Trudeau's Afghan lookalike goes viral after TV performance

    January 15, 2019 2:33 PM 400 1

    An Afghan reality show contestant Abdul Salam Maftoon (right) has gone viral over his likeness to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (Getty) An Afghan reality show contestant has become an unlikely hit thanks to his resemblance to Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau. Abdul Salam Maftoon, 29, is currently a finalist on the country's popular singing

  • Factbox: Dan Evans v Roger Federer

    January 15, 2019 12:10 PM 207

    In his first Grand Slam appearance since serving a 12-month drug ban, Evans battled fellow qualifier Tatsuma Ito to reach the second round. The Briton relies on his sliced backhand to gain an advantage in rallies and he is looking to break into the top 50 for the first time since 2017. But he will be wary of how easily Federer dispatched him at Wimbledon

  • Fulham sign ex-Liverpool winger Ryan Babel from Besiktas until end of season

    January 15, 2019 11:50 AM 272

    Fulham have signed Dutch international forward Ryan Babel from Turkish club Besiktas on a permanent deal running until the end of the season, the Premier League club said on Tuesday. Babel makes a return to the English game, having made 146 appearances for Liverpool during his three-and-a-half year stint on Merseyside between 2007 and 2011. The 32-year-old

  • South Carolina man escaped fire but then fatally struck by car, officials say

    January 15, 2019 11:09 AM 374 1

    Officials, including the South Carolina Highway Patrol, have joined in an investigation on the death of Tyrone Bush, 53, who had escaped a fire but was fatally struck by a car on Monda, authorities said. (SC.gov) A South Carolina man who was severely burned in a camper but escaped was then fatally hit by a car Monday, officials said. Tyrone Bush, 53, had suffered