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|Top al-Shabab defector-turned-Somalia candidate is arrested
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The former No. 2 leader of Somalia's al-Shabab extremist group, who is now a top candidate in a regional election next week, was arrested on Thursday, prompting violent protests in which four people were killed, officials said.
POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 9:26 AM
|Stacey Abrams Says She’ll Run Again After Losing Fierce Battle For Georgia Governor
Stacey Abrams is not done yet.
POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2018 12:53 AM
|Greedy Liar or Flawed Family Man? Cohen Fate Rests on Answer
Cohen confessed nine crimes this year after federal prosecutors said that he had concealed income and evaded taxes, orchestrated a scheme to violate campaign finance laws at the height of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, and lied to banks and Congress. Hours before the sentencing began, media trucks lined the street outside the lower Manhattan courthouse, and Michael Avenatti, the Trump agitator and lawyer for one of two women who Cohen helped pay off in the run-up to the election, appeared in court to watch the proceeding.
POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2018 9:59 AM
|Rep. Peter Welch joins Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in addressing job creation, climate change
Vermont Rep. Peter Welch took to Twitter to support New York Rep.-Elect Ocasio-Cortez's ''Green New Deal." Here are the details.
POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2018 11:45 PM
|Indian girl seeks father's arrest over broken promise to build lavatory
Millions of Indians do not have access to sanitation and open defecation is a problem, even in developed, industrial states. The girl, E. Hanifa Zaara, didn't want to go out in the open and won a promise from her father to build a lavatory indoors, said police officer A. Valarmathi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has been pushing a campaign to build 100 million toilets over five years but the drive has not covered large parts of the country.
POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2018 7:15 AM
|Mueller ordered to turn over documents on Flynn questioning
U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan ordered Mueller late Wednesday to turn over all of the government's documents and 'memoranda' related to Flynn's questioning; Kevin Corke reports from the White House.
POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 9:19 AM
|US military identifies 5 dead in warplanes crash off Japan
TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. military has identified five Marines who were declared dead after their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet last week off Japan's southern coast.
POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2018 8:59 AM
|Surprise, surprise! Meghan Markle was the most Googled person in 2018
Google just released its "Year in Search" statistics, and it offers a pretty good glimpse into what was on our collective mind in the Year of our Lord 2018. Google, knowing that it's still people's go-to place for pretty much all the questions we're too afraid to ask, also released stats for this year's top "What is..." searches.
POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2018 7:34 AM
|Man quits his job with epic rant over the store's PA
A disgruntled employee at a Canadian Walmart decided that he wasn’t going to
POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 11:58 AM
|AD and LIFEWTR Celebrate the Opening of The Haas Brothers: Ferngully at The Bass Museum of Art in Miami
POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 4:54 PM