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January 18, 2017 11:44 AM Reeling Italy hit by quake triple-punch

Rome (AFP) - Three earthquakes hit central Italy Wednesday in a stinging triple-punch that brought fresh terror to an area still reeling from deadly quakes last year and struggling to cope with heavy snowfall. Monitors said the first quake, which struck at 10:25 am (0925 GMT) was around 5.3 magnitude. A second, some 50 minutes later, was put at 5.7 magnitude 61

January 18, 2017 10:34 AM 2 Large Earthquakes Hit Central Italy

Monitors say two earthquakes have hit central Italy in short succession, with tremors felt in the capital, Rome. The German Research Centre for Geosciences, which operates a regional quake monitoring system, says a quake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 hit the region north of Amatrice at about 10:25 a.m. (0925 GMT) on Wednesday. A second quake with the same magnitude 39

January 12, 2017 9:42 PM The Latest: C-SPAN online feed interrupted by Russian site

C-SPAN says its online feed of House floor action was briefly interrupted Thursday by programming for the Russian news site RT. The network says the problem was likely a routing issue, since RT is one of the networks that C-SPAN regularly monitors. Spokesman Howard Mortman says C-SPAN’s website was replaced by RT for about 10 minutes. He says the network 45

January 12, 2017 2:29 AM In Rocky Hearing, Rex Tillerson Tries to Separate From Trump

Mr. Tillerson came to the hearing acutely aware that his first task was to allay concerns that his four decades at Exxon had left him too close to Mr. Putin and dictators around the world. So he staked out his turf early in the hearing, arguing that if he had been in office when Russia annexed Crimea in 2014, he would have recommended that the United 53

January 10, 2017 9:22 AM German minister wants potential terror threats to wear electronic monitors

A proposed German law could force suspected Islamic extremists to wear electronic tags without trial. Justice Minister Heiko Maas said Monday he wanted to extend the use of the ankle monitors to cover those deemed a possible terror threat even if they haven’t been convicted of a crime. Maas said the proposal was a “preventive offensive” against Islamic 40

January 9, 2017 8:05 PM ‘He shot her down’: Two officers dead in Orlando manhunt for murder suspect

Schools were locked down, roads closed and two law enforcement officers died near Orlando, Fla. Monday, as a month-long hunt for a murder suspect closed in and turned violent. Accused of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend last month, Markeith D. Loyd shot Sgt. Debra Clayton multiple times when she confronted him outside a Walmart near the Pine Hills 58

January 7, 2017 4:40 PM Fuel truck blast kills dozens in north Syrian border town

BEIRUT A fuel truck exploded in the busy center of a rebel-held town near Syria's border with Turkey on Saturday, killing dozens of people and wounding dozens more, several sources said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 48 people, mostly civilians, were killed when the tanker blew up in front of a courthouse in the northern Syrian 50

January 4, 2017 2:27 AM Official: Manson Alive Amid Reports He Was Hospitalized

A California prison official says cult leader Charles Manson is alive following reports that he was hospitalized. TMZ reported Tuesday that Manson was taken to a hospital in Bakersfield, about 60 miles south of the California prison where he has been incarcerated. Late Tuesday night, three vans from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation 25

January 3, 2017 5:14 PM House Republicans just did something very, very dumb (and then undid it!)

Update: As of noon on Tuesday, House Republicans have reversed course -- dropping the amendment that would have gutted the Office of Congressional Ethics from the overall rules package. On Monday night, House Republicans — as their first major act of the 115th Congress, which officially convenes today — gutted the Office of Congressional Ethics 34

January 2, 2017 6:11 PM Prison riot in Brazil leaves dozens dead, authorities say

SAO PAULO, Brazil — About 60 inmates were killed in a prison riot in northern Brazil that ended early Monday, one of the bloodiest disasters ever in the country’s crowded penitentiary system, officials said. The prison brawl began Sunday in the Amazonian city of Manaus and flared into a gruesome nightlong battle, with several inmates decapitated and the bodies 36