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February 19, 2017 8:09 PM FA Cup Quarterfinal Draw: Manchester United to face Chelsea, Spurs get Millwall

The quarterfinals are pretty much set The FA Cup quarterfinal draw took place on Sunday after the action, where Manchester United beat Blackburn 2-1 and Tottenham crushed Fulham 3-0. Here is the draw. Chelsea against Manchester United highlights the slate, and the winner there will be the favorite to win the cup. Middlesbrough will play the winner of Huddersfield 25

February 19, 2017 8:03 PM Former Trump pal Russell Simmons leads 'I Am A Muslim Too' rally against president

The Muslim call to prayer rang out through Times Square in New York City on Sunday afternoon as a large, mixed-faith crowd of merchandise hawkers, social activists, organizers, curious tourists – and genuine protesters – declared their allegiance with Islam. “I am a Muslim, too!” the group chanted several times at the anti-President Trump rally organized 14

February 19, 2017 7:21 PM Long An stage bizarre protest after soft penalty in V League 1

Sunday evening's top-flight game between Vietnamese sides Ho Chi Minh City and visitors Long An FC ground to a halt after the away team staged a bizarre on-field protest. After conceding a soft penalty in the 90th minute with the score level at 2-2, the Long An players decided en masse to boycott the rest of the match. Indeed, goalkeeper Minh Nhut Nguyen 15

February 19, 2017 5:20 PM One contractor killed in oil pipeline leak in Saudi Arabia

Feb. 19 (UPI) -- A pipeline oil leak killed one contractor and injured three other workers in the eastern Saudi Arabian city of Abqaiq, state-owned Aramco said Sunday. An emergency response team contained the "limited" leak Saturday, the company said in a statement. No details were given how the contractor died. Armaco said on Twitter the leak occurred 17

February 19, 2017 11:53 AM Report: Israeli leader turned down regional peace initiative

JERUSALEM — An Israeli newspaper reported Sunday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu turned down a regional peace initiative last year that was brokered by then-American Secretary of State John Kerry, in apparent contradiction to his stated goal of involving regional powers in resolving Israel’s conflict with the Palestinians. Haaretz reported that Netanyahu 13

February 19, 2017 10:01 AM UPS trucks purposely avoid left-hand turns

By favoring right-hand turns — unless making a left is absolutely necessary — UPS carriers save millions of gallons of fuel each year, and avoids emissions equivalent to over 20,000 passenger cars, CNN reported. The practice began in the 1970s when UPS implemented a "loop dispatch," scheduling deliveries in a right-turning loop and starting with one side of the street 12

February 19, 2017 9:08 AM Iraqi forces launch push to take western Mosul from IS

BAGHDAD — Iraqi forces have launched the push for Mosul’s militant-held western half just over four months after the operation to retake the city from the Islamic State group officially began. The fight for Iraq’s second largest city — roughly split by the Tigris River into an eastern and a western section — has seen periods of swift territorial gains 18

February 19, 2017 7:34 AM Norma McCorvey, at center of landmark abortion ruling, dies

Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym "Jane Roe" led to the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision that legalized abortion but who later became an outspoken opponent of the procedure, has died. She was 69. McCorvey died on Saturday at an assisted living center in Katy, Texas, said journalist Joshua Prager, who is working on a book about 14

February 19, 2017 6:18 AM Iraq forces launch operation to retake west Mosul, says PM Haider al-Abadi

In a brief televised speech, Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi said, ‘we are coming Nineveh to liberate the western side of Mosul’ Baghdad: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the launch of military operations to retake west Mosul from the Islamic State group on Sunday, four months into a massive offensive on the city. “We announce the start of a new phase 17

February 19, 2017 6:18 AM Iraq Launches Offensive to Re-Take Western Mosul From ISIS: Prime Minister

Iraq's prime minister on Sunday announced an offensive to seize control of western Mosul from the terror group ISIS. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on state television Sunday morning that the new push has begun. Hours earlier, Iraq's military said planes dropped leaflets into the area, urging those who joined ISIS to surrender, and warning 18