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MSU's Lou Anna Simon resigns over Nassar scandal

In the end, the board of trustees accepted Simon's resignation after previous public shows of support . Simon has apologized numerous times to Nassar's...


Palestinians must return to talks to receive aid

So when people said I set it back. "This helps us expand our diplomatic reach, security and economic ties, for the benefit of the Israeli economy, the citizens ...


Why a North Korean defector fled the for the South

The announcement was issued after a joint meeting of government, political parties and organisations to discuss leader Kim Jong-un's New Year address. South Kor...


Justice Department Threatens California 'Sanctuary Cities' with Subpoenas

California became a sanctuary state after its ultra-liberal governor, Jerry Brown, signed the California Values Act into law last October 5. Trump is ramp...


Senate confirms Alex Azar as new HHS Secretary

Sen. "On Mr. Azar's watch", Mr. Wyden said , "the price of Forteo, a Lilly drug used to treat osteoporosis, more than doubled", as did the prices for Humal...


Jazz legend Hugh Masekela dies at 78

Ramopolo Hugh Masekela was born in the coal-mining town of Witbank on April 4, 1939. He was in exile for 30 years. With the help of Trevor Huddleston and other ...


CBS Orders "Murphy Brown" Revival Starring Candice Bergen

During the show's original 10-year run on CBS, Murphy Brown received 62 Emmy nominations (with 18 wins), 15 Golden Globe nominations (with three wins), thre...


Sessions vows to find missing Federal Bureau of Investigation text messages

In his latest attack on the bureau's credibility, Trump targeted FBI agent Peter Strzok and lawyer Lisa Page , who were in a relationship and criticized Trum...


Trump weighs path to citizenship for young migrants

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Tuesday the immigration reform bill presented by Sens. Their plan would offer DACA recipients a three...


Officials play down Rohingya repatriation delay

Bangladesh officials said yesterday a huge fire burned and gunshots were heard in a village across the border in Myanmar's conflict-scarred Rakhine state, whe...


World powers step up pressure on Syria, Russia over chemical attacks

Since the beginning of the Syrian civil war there have been several reports of chemical weapons attack, with civilian casualties varying according to differen...


North Korea moving 'ever closer' to putting U.S. at risk — Central Intelligence Agency

The director of the CIA Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that he briefed Donald Trump about Turkey's incursion into Syria, highlighting at the same time the impo...


More than a dozen people injured at a train crash in Richmond

Three helicopters, 17 ambulance crews, and fire and rescue teams were deployed to escort passengers off the train . Initial reports suggested the train d...


Suspect in custody after United States school shooting

Police and emergency crews are at the scene. Ellis County Sheriff's Office personnel park outside a high school in Italy, Tex., after an active shooter incide...


Yellowstone visitors speak out as federal government shuts down

Additionally, the Eisenhower National Historic Site will be closed during the shutdown . Reportedly , people will still be able to drive through places like G...


White House Slams Graham

It isn't President Donald Trump , and it isn't White House Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly. 'As long as Stephen Miller is in charge of negotiating immigrati...


Pa. Supreme Court Voids Congressional Map, Orders Redrawing

The Pennsylvania General Assembly - now controlled by Republicans - has until February 15 to redraw the map. Opponents of the map argued the state legislatur...


USA government shutdown begins- and so does the finger-pointing

President Trump is losing trust in negotiations with Senate Democratic leaders after they repeatedly mischaracterized talks on the government shutdown and ...


Winter storm named Jaxon to wreak havoc on Nebraska

Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are expected. In the metro, expect areas of drizzle to develop during the day. Most of the snow will fall Monday morn...


Turkish strikes kill 8 civilians in Afrin region: monitor, Kurds

The announcement of a border force infuriated Turkey's leaders, and Erdogan has accused the United States, its most powerful North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ...