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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 3302

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 3090

January 15, 2019 5:31 PM New York Jets' Adam Gase's intense look goes viral during introductory press conference

New York Jets head coach Adam Gase speaks during a news conference in Florham Park, N.J., Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) New York Jets head coach Adam Gase claimed he didn’t know what a meme was after his introductory press conference Monday. If he didn’t know then he definitely knows now. Gase’s eyes drew the attention of social media 2920

January 13, 2019 12:49 PM Secretary of State Pompeo urges Gulf states to heal rift

DOHA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that a rift between Qatar and its Arab Gulf neighbors had gone on for too long. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and non-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member Egypt cut diplomatic, transport and trade ties with Qatar in June 2017, accusing it of supporting terrorism and their 135

January 13, 2019 5:28 AM Australia to force local governments to induct citizens on national holiday

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s federal government has ordered local governments to hold naturalization ceremonies for new citizens on Australia Day amid controversy over the holiday, which some claim is offensive to its indigenous people. The government is proposing that all local government bodies in Australia, typically referred to as councils, must hold induction 128

January 11, 2019 9:59 AM Slain Louisiana police Officer Chateri Payne mourned as search continues for 'coward or cowards' who killed her

Police Officer Chateri Payne graduated from the academy only two years ago. She was fatally shot Wednesday night as she was leaving for work on the night shift with the Shreveport, La., police department. (Facebook) The "coward or cowards' who killed rookie Shreveport, La., police Officer Chateri Payne, who was fatally shot Wednesday night, remained 149

January 10, 2019 11:51 AM Hungary PM Orban: I must fight French President Macron on immigration

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Thursday said he considers French President Emmanuel Macron the leader of Europe’s “pro-immigration forces”, and therefore he had a duty to oppose him. “There is no denying that Emmanuel Macron is an important figure, moreover, the leader of the pro-immigration forces,” Orban told a press 116

January 10, 2019 11:05 AM Zimbabwe doctors end strike without deal as unions meet government

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean doctors on Thursday ended a 40-day strike for better pay and conditions that crippled public hospitals without a deal on salary increases, their union said, but warned that members may not report for work daily due to acute fuel shortages. The announcement by the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) came just hours 124

January 10, 2019 4:28 AM Amazon removes ‘offensive’ products containing Islamic text

Amazon removed home goods that included doormats and bath mats featuring verses from the Quran from its website last week. (Associated Press) Doormats featuring verses from the Quran were promptly removed from Amazon last week. The Council on American-Islamic Relations complained to Amazon on Jan. 3 about more than a dozen bathroom and outdoor mats, which 123

January 10, 2019 12:18 AM Dustin Ackley returning to Mariners with minor league deal

SEATTLE -- Former No. 2 overall pick Dustin Ackley is returning to the Seattle Mariners on a minor league deal after spending the past two seasons in the minors with the Los Angeles Angels, according to a person familiar with the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday on the condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced 112