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December 25, 2018 1:07 AM Black wrestler's lawyer says referee's lateness led to haircut

(Reuters) - A lawyer for a high school wrestler who was pressured into cutting his dreadlocks by a referee last week said on Monday that the referee was late to the match and should have raised the issue of hair length hours earlier. The New Jersey Division of Civil Rights has launched a probe into the conduct of referee Alan Maloney, who is white, after 120

December 24, 2018 4:46 PM Official: Trump agrees to visit Turkey in 2019, no date set

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses a meeting of a youth organisation founded by his elder son Bilal Erdogan and his friends, in Istanbul Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. Erdogan said Friday the United States decided to withdraw troops from Syria after he reassured U.S. President Donald Trump that Turkey could eradicate the remnants of Islamic 106

December 24, 2018 3:23 PM Iran says ready to respond, but U.S. aircraft carrier no threat

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran is ready to respond to any hostile U.S. action, but it does not consider the arrival of a U.S. aircraft carrier in the Gulf last week a significant threat, an Iranian navy commander said on Monday. The USS John C. Stennis entered the Gulf on Friday, ending a long absence of U.S. aircraft carriers in the region as tensions rise between 102

December 24, 2018 9:18 AM Myanmar Court Hears Appeal of Convicted Reuters Journalists

(YANGON, Myanmar) — A court in Myanmar has heard an appeal filed by lawyers for two Reuters journalists sentenced to seven years in prison on charges of illegal possession of official documents, a case that has drawn worldwide criticism and attention to the crisis that drove members of the Muslim Rohingya minority to flee the country. The court announced 125

December 24, 2018 2:05 AM New York couple driven to their wedding by friendly police officer after crash

Suffolk County Police Officer Cody Matthews saved the day in more ways than one on Saturday for a couple in New York who had gotten into a car accident on the way to their wedding. (Suffolk County Police Department) Suffolk County Police Officer Cody Matthews saved the day in more ways than one on Saturday for a bride and groom in New York who had crashed 134

December 22, 2018 7:42 PM White House expects $5 billion allocated for border security and barriers, official says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s White House wants to see $5 billion for border security and the construction of physical barriers in any stop-gap government funding bill passed by Congress, a senior administration official said on Saturday. “We continue to articulate what our expectations are for Congress, which is $5 billion for border 181

December 22, 2018 5:08 PM U.S. State Department says special envoy McGurk resigns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Brett McGurk, the special envoy for the global coalition to defeat Islamic State, submitted his resignation on Friday, effective Dec. 31, a U.S. State Department official said on Saturday. A person familiar with the matter said McGurk has quit because he objected to President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out U.S. troops from Syria 78

December 22, 2018 1:02 AM Man who climbed National Christmas Tree to be taken for psychiatric evaluation

A man who climbed the National Christmas tree near the White House on Friday night has come down, Fox News has learned. According to Sergeant Eduardo Delgado of the U.S. Park Police, the unidentified climber will be taken to a local hospital for psychiatric evaluation. It was not immediately clear how the man was able to climb the tree – or why he even tried 124

December 20, 2018 1:17 AM Tottenham confirm Son Heung-Min will go to Asian Cup after Man United game

Spurs struck a deal with Korea at the start of the season whereby they agreed that Son could play in the Asian Games, which is not on FIFA's official calendar, in August as long as he missed their international friendlies in November and the first two group matches at the Asian Cup in United Arab Emirates against Philippines and Kyrgyzstan. South Korea 125

December 19, 2018 7:05 PM No One is More Excited for Game of Thrones to Return Than T-Pain

Winter is coming and so is the imminent return of the Game of Thrones final season, much to the glee of its many faithful fans, including rapper T-Pain, who’s known for his avid live-tweets of the episodes. While HBO is keeping new episodes of season 8 under wraps, they tapped T-Pain and three other famous super fans (Jimmy Kimmel, Kristin Chenoweth 137