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January 9, 2019 10:07 AM U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo meets Iraqi Speaker in Baghdad

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Iraqi Speaker of Parliament Mohammed al-Halbousi in Baghdad on Wednesday, according to a statement from the Speaker’s office. Pompeo is on a tour of Middle Eastern capitals. The U.S. State Department did not immediately comment on reports of Pompeo’s visit to Iraq. Asked on Tuesday about 132

January 9, 2019 6:16 AM Arizona police officer fatally hit during traffic stop, officials say

Clayton Townsend, a Salt River police officer, has been fatally hit during a traffic stop on Tuesday. (Fox 10 Phoenix) An Arizona police officer has been fatally struck by a vehicle while conducting a traffic stop on Tuesday night, officials said. The Salt River police officer has been identified as Clayton Townsend, according to Fox 10 Phoenix. Salt River 115

January 8, 2019 10:23 AM Clemson defensive linemen channel Suge Knight in recruiting speech after national title win

Clemson's Christian Wilkins kisses the trophy after the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Alabama, Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Santa Clara, Calif. Clemson beat Alabama 44-16. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) The Clemson Tigers defense held the Alabama Crimson Tide to just 16 points in their blowout win Monday night to claim their second 127

January 6, 2019 6:28 PM Hapag Lloyd evacuates crew from burning container ship off Canada

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The German shipping line Hapag Lloyd said on Sunday it had evacuated the crew from its container ship, the Yantian Express, off Canada’s east coast after a fire spread. “Due to bad weather conditions, the fire has not been successfully contained yet and has significantly increased in intensity at times,” the firm said in a statement 117

January 6, 2019 6:05 AM With US leaving, rival powers seek to move into Syria's east

FILE -- In this April 4, 2018 file photo, a U.S. soldier stands in a newly installed position near the front line between the U.S-backed Syrian Manbij Military Council and the Turkish-backed fighters, in Manbij, north Syria. The planned U.S. troop withdrawal opens a void in the north and east of Syria, and the conflicts and rivalries among all the powers 111

January 5, 2019 8:08 AM Iran says despite U.S. sanctions, it has found new 'potential' oil buyers

LONDON (Reuters) - All countries that were granted waivers from the United States to continue buying a certain amount of Iranian oil imports are complying with U.S. sanctions, a senior Iranian energy official said, noting that Tehran was hopeful to find new buyers. The United States withdrew from a nuclear deal with Iran last year and snapped sanctions 108

January 4, 2019 11:11 PM Report: Redskins tell Gruden his job is safe

With eight of the 32 NFL head-coaching jobs available, reporters asked Jay Gruden earlier this week if the Washington Redskins would be the ninth. He admitted he was not sure. On Friday, the team reportedly informed its head coach that he will indeed be back for the 2019 season, according to NBC Sports Washington. The news comes on the heels of the Redskins’ 119

January 4, 2019 9:24 PM Here Are All of the Solar and Lunar Eclipses You Can See in 2019

2019 will have plenty in store for astronomy fans across the world, with a total solar eclipse, an annular solar eclipse, a total lunar eclipse and more. The most exciting such event for U.S.-based stargazers may be the so-called “Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse” on Jan. 21, says Christian Veillet, an astronomer at the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory 123

January 4, 2019 10:48 AM Trump's Withdrawal of U.S. Troops From Syria Will Boost Iran's Fortunes

President Donald Trump’s sudden announcement in December that the U.S. would withdraw troops from Syria came at a time when Washington seemed to finally be developing a strategy to tackle the Syrian conflict that went beyond prioritizing fighting ISIS. It was not Syria that was the focus of this new strategy; it was Iran. While former President Barack 108

January 2, 2019 9:21 AM Water advocate, injured, aims for 100 marathons in 100 days

JOHANNESBURG – Mina Guli, an Australian activist seeking to highlight global water shortages and encourage people to conserve, is struggling to complete 100 marathons in 100 days across the world. Now in South Africa, 48-year-old Guli is more than half-way through the punishing project, but she's injured and a spokeswoman said Wednesday that the advocate 93