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December 20, 2018 5:33 PM Magnitude 7.4 earthquake strikes off eastern coast of Russia, tsunami threat possible

A magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck off the east coast of Russia early Friday local time, sparking warnings of a tsunami. The United States Geological Survey said the quake was about five miles deep and struck before 5 a.m. local time about 50 miles west of Nikol’skoye. "Persons located in threatened coastal areas should stay later for information and follow 133

December 20, 2018 4:09 PM New England Patriots star Josh Gordon 'stepping away from football' amid reports of potential suspension

New England Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon announced he was 'stepping away from football' to focus on his mental health, just months after completing a suspension for substance abuse issues. New England Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon announced Thursday he was “stepping away from football” to focus on his mental health, just months after completing 125

December 20, 2018 7:55 AM Turkey says Syrian Kurdish militants will be buried in ditches: Anadolu

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey said Kurdish militants east of the Euphrates in Syria “will be buried in their ditches when the time comes”, after President Donald Trump began what will be a total withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria. Trump’s decision to pull out completely was confirmed by U.S. officials and is expected in the coming months. The move stunned 113

December 19, 2018 1:14 PM Uber and other taxi firms to pay London congestion charge

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber, Addison Lee and other private hire taxi operators in London will no longer be exempt from paying a weekday charge for entering the city center, as Mayor Sadiq Khan continues his bid to improve air quality. Most drivers entering London’s central zone, spanning King’s Cross in the north, the City in the east, the Imperial War Museum 166

December 18, 2018 1:12 PM Tekashi 6ix9ine's guard gets three years probation for brawl

A member of rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine's security detail was sentenced Monday to three years probation for a brawl at a swanky Upper East Side eatery. Zachary Bunce, 33, copped to one count of misdemeanor assault as part of a plea deal. Cops say that on Oct. 26, he showed up to Philippe Chow on Madison Avenue, where the rapper was scheduled to have a dinner 139

December 18, 2018 11:28 AM British Airways to resume Pakistan flights after a decade

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - British Airways will resume flights to Pakistan next year after a 10-year absence that followed a major hotel bombing, becoming the first Western airline to restart flights to the South Asian nation. BA halted flights following one of the most high-profile attacks in Pakistan’s history, the 2008 Marriott Hotel bombing in the capital 113

December 17, 2018 9:14 PM Trump expected to sign order creating US Space Command in coming days: officials

President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order calling for the creation of a U.S. Space Command in the coming days, U.S. officials told Fox News on Monday. The move falls short of creating a new branch of the U.S. military, a “Space Force,” but officials say that could be the next step. Officials tell Fox to expect Vice President Pence 125

December 16, 2018 10:51 PM Car blast kills nine in Syrian city near Turkey border

AMMAN (Reuters) - At least nine people were killed on Sunday when a car bomb exploded in a vegetable market in the northwest Syrian city of Afrin, in the latest such attack in towns under control of Turkey-backed rebel groups, witnesses and rebel sources said. They said the blast came from a detonated car parked close to the busy market in the city only days after 84

December 16, 2018 9:51 PM Georgia K-9 that lost eye after being shot in head is released from hospital

K-9 Indi, an officer with the DeKalb County Police Department in Georgia, lost an eye after a gunman opened fire following a traffic stop Thursday. (DeKalb County Police Department) A Georgia K-9 that was shot during a traffic-stop confrontation that killed a police officer has lost an eye, but was released from a veterinary hospital Saturday and is expected 97

December 16, 2018 11:49 AM Turkey would consider working with Syria's Assad if he won a democratic election

DOHA (Reuters) - Turkey would consider working with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad if he won a democratic election, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told a conference in Qatar on Sunday. Turkey backed the opposition to Assad in the Syrian civil war that broke out in 2011. Assad, whose family has been in power for nearly five decades, managed 85