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January 15, 2019 6:34 PM Jewish groups condemn Rashida Tlaib over ties to radical pro-Hezbollah, anti-Israel activist

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 3510 1

January 13, 2019 3:53 PM Security forces clash with demonstrators in three Sudanese cities

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 169

January 11, 2019 11:09 AM 'The Rock' laments 'snowflake' culture in interview

Actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson lamented the "snowflake" culture in an interview with the U.K.'s Daily Star published on Friday. Johnson told the publication that snowflakes' complaints do a disservice to the war heroes who fought for freedom of speech. “So many good people fought for freedom and equality - but this generation are looking for a reason 165

January 8, 2019 8:25 AM 6 militants killed in US air strike in Somalia, US says

FILE 2011: Hundreds of newly trained al-Shabab fighters perform military exercises in the Lafofe area some 18 km south of Mogadishu, in Somalia. (AP) Six Islamist militants were killed by a U.S. military airstrike in Somalia, an official confirmed Tuesday morning. The operation was carried out on Sunday in the vicinity of Dheerow Sanle, in the lower 296

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 121

December 31, 2018 3:12 AM Cow who escaped truck en route to slaughterhouse gives birth to female calf

Brianna, a pregnant cow who escaped a cattle truck early Thursday morning en route to a slaughterhouse, gave birth on Saturday to a female calf named Winter. (Skylands Animal Sanctuary and Rescue) A pregnant cow who escaped a cattle truck en route to a New Jersey slaughterhouse gave birth to a female calf at the sanctuary that rescued her on Saturday 114

December 21, 2018 11:05 AM Escaping prisoner accidentally hitches lift from policeman

An US prisoner who tried to hitchhike to freedom is back behind bars - after the motorist who picked him up turned out to be a policeman. Allen Lewis, 31, had run away when being moved from Greenup County Detention Center in Kentucky, to face charges in a different county. Lewis complained to the transport officer that his handcuffs hurt, so the officer 121

December 17, 2018 1:05 AM Philip Colbert updates pop art for the digital age in new show

LONDON (Reuters) - Artist and designer Philip Colbert, whose surrealist clothes have been worn by Lady Gaga and Rita Ora, brings pop art back to British painting with a new show that comments on consumerist culture, climate change and our appetite for social media. Scottish born Colbert, who has worked across music, fashion and design, says his large-scale 165

December 16, 2018 4:42 PM Contract status, Lamar Jackson's rise could lead to end of Joe Flacco's time in Baltimore

Now that quarterback Joe Flacco officially has been demoted in favor of rookie Lamar Jackson, it's possible the Baltimore Ravens could move on from the former Super Bowl MVP entirely. Flacco is due $18.5 million in salary next season, $20.25 million in 2020 and another $24.25 million in 2021. Despite the hefty price tags, the Ravens have already absorbed 96

December 16, 2018 3:03 PM 'Wreaths Across America' honors fallen vets at hundreds of locations in the US

At hundreds of ceremonies this weekend, Americans quietly paid their respects to those who served and lost their lives in the country's wars. "Wreaths Across America" is an annual December event that pays tribute to U.S. servicemembers. "We're here to honor the veterans. My father was a veteran, my grandfather and my great grandfather and we’re here to place 102