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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 3158 1

January 14, 2019 4:43 PM Chiefs vs Patriots: 5 things to know about the AFC Championship game

The Kansas City Chiefs and New England Patriots will face off in the AFC Championship game Sunday, with the Patriots looking to go back to the Super Bowl and avenge their close loss from last season. The Chiefs defeated the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday, 31-13, to reach the conference championship. The Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday 541

January 14, 2019 10:19 AM Military cargo plane crashes in Iran, 15 killed

DUBAI (Reuters) - A Boeing 707 military cargo plane crashed in bad weather on Monday west of the Iranian capital, killing 15 out of the 16 people on board, the Iranian army said. A flight engineer survived and was taken to hospital, the army said in a statement carried by the semi-official Fars news agency. The plane went down near Fath airport, near Karaj 151

January 13, 2019 10:36 PM Australian premier plans Fiji, Vanuatu visit to offset China influence

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday he will visit Fiji and Vanuatu this week as part of a push to offset China’s growing influence in the South Pacific. Morrison heads to Vanuatu on Wednesday, in the first visit by an Australian prime minister to the Pacific island nation in three decades. He then will go to Fiji, returning 132

January 11, 2019 4:01 PM Surgeon fined $3G for removing kidney he thought was tumor

The Palm Beach Post reports Ramon Vazquez was responsible for cutting Maureen Pacheco open in 2016 so two other surgeons could perform a back operation. (iStock) The Florida Board of Medicine says a West Palm Beach surgeon has agreed to pay a $3,000 fine for removing a woman's healthy kidney that he thought was a tumor. The Palm Beach Post reports Ramon 143

January 10, 2019 7:58 AM Two people stabbed, one of them fatally, at workplace near Houston

One person was fatally stabbed and another was injured Wednesday at a workplace near Houston, reports said. (Google Maps) Two people were stabbed -- one of them fatally -- on Wednesday evening in a workplace outside Houston, reports said. Waller County sheriff's deputies were called to Orizon Industries, a steel fabrication company, near Brookshire around 138

January 9, 2019 7:57 AM China Will Allow 2,000 Ethnic Kazakhs to Leave Xinjiang Region as Pressure Mounts

(ALMATY, Kazakhstan) — China is allowing more than 2,000 ethnic Kazakhs to abandon their Chinese citizenship and leave the country, the Kazakh Foreign Ministry said, in a sign that Beijing may be starting to feel a mounting backlash against its sweeping crackdown on Muslims in the far west region of Xinjiang. The detention of Uighur, Kazakh and other 139

January 8, 2019 1:31 PM Florida man arrested for posting threats against Trent family

DELTONA, Fla. -- Authorities said a Florida man has been charged with making death threats against the mother of Tyler Trent, a Purdue University superfan and cancer activist who died Jan. 1. A Volusia County Sheriff's Office news release said John Matthew Pinkham, 39, was arrested Monday at a Deltona, Florida, home and charged with making written threats 119

January 8, 2019 10:23 AM Clemson defensive linemen channel Suge Knight in recruiting speech after national title win

Clemson's Christian Wilkins kisses the trophy after the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Alabama, Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Santa Clara, Calif. Clemson beat Alabama 44-16. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) The Clemson Tigers defense held the Alabama Crimson Tide to just 16 points in their blowout win Monday night to claim their second 130

January 7, 2019 6:35 PM Debris off Madagascar 'most likely' from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, report says

Aircraft debris found in Madagascar is "most likely" from the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, according to a report released Sunday. The five pieces of debris were found in different locations in Madagascar as recently as this August and included a floor panel of a Boeing aircraft. The report released Sunday from the MH370 Safety Investigation 315