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January 16, 2019 5:35 AM U.S. police arrest journalist working for Iran's state TV

DUBAI (Reuters) - U.S. police have arrested an American-born journalist working for Iran’s English-language Press TV on unspecified charges, the state-run broadcaster reported on Wednesday. “Marziyeh Hashemi was arrested in St. Louis and sent to custody in Washington DC although no formal charges have been pressed against her,” it said. “She was detained 290

January 16, 2019 3:03 AM Maryland coast rattled by 4.7-magnitude earthquake: USGS

A 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Maryland Tuesday evening, officials said. The episode was reported to have occurred roughly 136 miles east-southeast of Ocean City, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). There was no tsunami warning in effect amid the report, The Associated Press reported. State and local authorities commented 286

January 15, 2019 10:54 PM Trump's attorney general pick faces Senate hearing

In her line of questioning, California Sen. Kamala Harris tried to draw out a situation in which attorney general nominee William Barr would not take the advice of career ethics officials if they advised him to recuse himself. If it came down to a judgement call, Barr said he could ignore the advice of those officials — if he disagreed with that advice 282

January 15, 2019 8:29 PM Man to get 27 years in prison for murdering Dwyane Wade's cousin

CHICAGO -- One of two brothers charged in the Chicago fatal shooting of Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade's cousin has pleaded guilty to murder. The Chicago Sun-Times reports Derren Sorrells entered the plea Tuesday to a first-degree murder charge in the 2016 shooting of 32-year-old Nykea Aldridge. Sorrells admitted to firing shots at a man he thought was in a rival 255

January 15, 2019 11:09 AM South Carolina man escaped fire but then fatally struck by car, officials say

Officials, including the South Carolina Highway Patrol, have joined in an investigation on the death of Tyrone Bush, 53, who had escaped a fire but was fatally struck by a car on Monda, authorities said. (SC.gov) A South Carolina man who was severely burned in a camper but escaped was then fatally hit by a car Monday, officials said. Tyrone Bush, 53, had suffered 204

January 15, 2019 4:38 AM South Carolina HS football player dies during ACL surgery

Nick Dixon, a senior at Spartanburg High School, died during surgery a day after he committed to play in college, according to reports. (Facebook) A high school football standout in South Carolina died during surgery a day after he committed to play in college, according to reports. Nick Dixon, a senior at Spartanburg High School, suffered complications 43

January 15, 2019 1:59 AM Truck spills 3,500 gallons of chocolate across Arizona highway

Safety officials in Arizona said around 3,500 gallons of 120-degree liquid chocolate spilled onto I-40 on Monday. (Arizona Department of Public Safety) Flagstaff, Arizona turned into Willy Wonka's chocolate factory on Monday when a tanker truck spilled 3,500 gallons of it across Interstate 40. The "river of chocolate" flowed onto the highway's westbound 198

January 14, 2019 4:59 PM Indonesian jets force Ethiopian cargo plane to land over airspace breach

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Two Indonesian F-16 fighter jets forced an Ethiopian Airlines [ETHA.UL] cargo plane to land on Monday at an airport on Batam island after it had flown into Indonesian airspace without permission, an air force spokesman said. First Marshal Novyan Samyoga said in a statement the Boeing Co 777 cargo plane had been secured by air force 62

January 14, 2019 12:14 PM Strict ticket policy introduced at Machu Picchu

Francesca Street, CNN • Published 14th January 2019 It's the spectacular Incan citadel in the Andes Mountain range that's on everyone's bucket list -- but access to Machu Picchu is becoming more strictly regulated. New ticket rules were put in place starting January 1, 2019, limiting tourists to visiting at specifically scheduled times. Tickets are valid 36

January 14, 2019 5:30 AM Navy divers find Indonesia Lion Air flight’s cockpit voice recorder

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Navy divers have located the cockpit voice recorder of a Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in October, Indonesian officials said Monday, in a possible boost to the accident investigation. Ridwan Djamaluddin, a deputy maritime minister, told reporters that remains of some of the 189 people who died in the crash were also discovered 46