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  • Chiefs guard Jeff Allen gifts tickets to fan for getting car unstuck

    January 13, 2019 6:39 PM 116

    Kansas City Chiefs guard Jeff Allen is rewarding a fan's act of kindness toward him with tickets to next Sunday's AFC Championship Game. Allen tweeted early Sunday morning that his car got stuck in the snow before the Chiefs' playoff game against the Colts on Saturday and that a man named Dave helped him get unstuck without realizing he played for the Chiefs

  • Meghan Markle's bodyguard quits after six months working for pregnant Duchess of Sussex

    January 13, 2019 6:36 PM 134

    Meghan Markle has lost yet another royal staffer since becoming the Duchess of Sussex. The former "Suits" star's bodyguard, an officer employed by the Scotland Yard police, called it quits after just six months on the job, reports say. "Unlike someone who has grown up in the royal family and has been used to having close protection from an early age, it can be constraining

  • Security forces clash with demonstrators in three Sudanese cities

    January 13, 2019 3:53 PM 146

    KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese security forces clashed with protesters in three cities on Sunday as demonstrations against Omar al-Bashir’s rule continued for a fourth week, witnesses said. In Khartoum North, across the Blue Nile from the center of the capital, security forces chased groups of protesters down side streets and fired tear gas to disperse

  • World's biggest aircraft moves toward commercial model

    January 13, 2019 1:42 PM 132

    Rob Picheta, CNN • Published 13th January 2019 The world's largest aircraft has been retired after six test flights, as its developers prepare to build a new, commercial model to take to the skies in the early 2020s. The prototype Airlander 10, a hybrid helium airship built by Hybrid Air Vehicles, based in Bedfordshire in central England, measures 300 feet in length

  • Secretary of State Pompeo urges Gulf states to heal rift

    January 13, 2019 12:49 PM 135

    DOHA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that a rift between Qatar and its Arab Gulf neighbors had gone on for too long. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and non-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member Egypt cut diplomatic, transport and trade ties with Qatar in June 2017, accusing it of supporting terrorism and their

  • UK parliament will act to stop no deal Brexit: pro-EU party leader

    January 13, 2019 11:30 AM 131

    LONDON (Reuters) - The British parliament will act to stop a no deal Brexit from happening, Vince Cable, the leader of the pro-EU Liberal Democrats, said on Sunday. The Sunday Times, citing a senior government source, reported that rebel lawmakers were planning to wrest control of the legislative agenda away from Prime Minister Theresa May next week with a view to suspending

  • Messi scores 400th La Liga goal as Barcelona beat Eibar to extend lead at top

    January 13, 2019 11:22 AM 82

    Luis Suarez scored twice while Lionel Messi scored his 400th La Liga goal as Barcelona re-opened a five-point lead over second place Atletico Madrid in La Liga with a 3-0 win over Eibar. Barca came into the match on the back of a defeat to Levante in the Copa del Rey, but were back to winning ways with a relatively simple victory at Camp Nou. He opened

  • 'Yellow vest' protesters vandalize more than half of France's speed cameras, official says

    January 13, 2019 11:20 AM 135

    French officials said members of the “yellow vest” protest movement vandalized or destroyed more than half of the country’s speed camera network, which were seen by some as a cynical revenue-generating measure aimed at the middle and lower classes. Speaking to the BBC, French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said 60 percent – or about 3,200 – of the speed

  • One police officer dead, another critically injured in shooting outside Birmingham nightclub

    January 13, 2019 11:08 AM 136

    An investigation is continuing into a shooting in Birmingham, Ala., early Sunday that left one police officer dead and another critically injured. (iStock) Two police officers were shot outside a nightclub in Birmingham, Ala., early Sunday during a confrontation with a suspect who was also shot. One police officer, a sergeant died of his injuries, while

  • Greek right-wing coalition partner says will not back government in a confidence vote

    January 13, 2019 11:02 AM 121

    ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek right-wing coalition partner Panos Kammenos said on Sunday he would not support Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in a confidence vote in parliament. Kammenos, whose Independent Greeks party props up the government, resigned on Sunday from the defense minister’s post in protest at a deal ending a long running dispute with Macedonia