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by | February 24, 2017 | 00:42

The New York Daily News cites law enforcement sources who say the passengers made it through without being screened around 6 a.m. Monday morning at JetBlue's Terminal 5 after TSA agents left the area unsupervised. "They have clearly taken their eye off the ball", American Alliance of Airport Police Officers co-founder Marshall McClain said of Monday's mishap at JFK's Terminal 5.

by | February 23, 2017 | 00:50

US President Donald Trump's calls to reduce migration and deport some of the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States has unsettled Central American countries, from which numerous migrants hail. Earlier this month, some 20,000 people marched through Mexico's capital demanding respect from the U.S. While Pena Nieto has struggled with plummeting approval ratings, his opposition to Trump has rallied many Mexicans around him.

by | February 23, 2017 | 00:45

After hearing on Monday that almost 200 graves were found damaged at Missouri's Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery , activists Linda Sarsour and Tarek El-Messidi created an online LaunchGood fundraiser, calling on Muslims to show solidarity with Jews who have been disturbed by this desecration of sacred space.

by | February 23, 2017 | 00:43

Before the launch, Abadi said, "We announce the start of a new phase in the operation, we are coming to Nineveh to liberate the western side of Mosul". The battle for Mosul has also led American troops to come closer to combat situations even though they are still required to be at Iraqi unit headquarters beyond enemy lines.

by | February 23, 2017 | 00:42

USA intelligence agencies have also said the Russian government tampered with the presidential election in an attempt to help Trump win. White House Press secretary Sean Spicer points as he answers questions from members of the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington , Tuesday, Feb.

by | February 23, 2017 | 00:41

Astronomers just discovered seven Earth-like planets only 40 light years away. Thomas Zurbuchen , associate administrator of the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington will participate in the briefing, along with experts from MIT, the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, and NASA's Spitzer Science Center at Caltech/IPAC.

by | February 22, 2017 | 00:49

A ripped rubber boat was found nearby, Al-Misrati said, adding that more bodies are expected to wash up on shore in the coming days. According to figures from the International Organization for Migration (IOM), more than 270 people migrating are believed to have drowned in the Mediterranean in the first weeks of 2017.

by | February 22, 2017 | 00:48

Two former prime ministers, Bob Hawke and Kevin Rudd, and two former foreign affairs ministers, Gareth Evans and Bob Carr, have called for the diplomatic recognition of Palestine on the basis that Israel's aggressive settlement building conduct is undermining the peace process.

by | February 20, 2017 | 00:48

A load of more than 16,000 tonnes of North Korean coal, estimated to be worth about $1 million, was barred because of a higher-than-permissible level of mercury, according to a Reuters report . But Wang maintained that the Chinese government had not taken any sort of retaliatory measures against Korea. China's move to ban the imports effectively slices North Korea's exports in half and came with a message for the USA and its allies: it's time to do a deal.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:13

South Korea's TV Chosun reported that Kim had been poisoned at the airport by two women believed to be North Korean operatives. On Tuesday unnamed USA government sources said the US strongly believes that Kim Jong Nam was murdered by North Korean agents.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:00

Following big retailers dropping her collection from stores, Ivanka Trump continues to come under fire! Burlington is the latest clothing retailer to dump Ivanka Trump's clothing line - following a major controversy surrounding Nordstrom's similar decision .

by | February 15, 2017 | 00:48

The weapon in question is known as the SSC-8, an intermediate-range, ground-based cruise missile which was banned from deployment in the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. Without providing any evidence to support the claim, the New York Times said U.S. officials claimed the Russians have two battalions of the prohibited cruise missile.

by | February 14, 2017 | 00:41

The national fire department confirmed many passengers "showed no signs of life" on arrival this evening. The cause of the crash near the capital, Taipei, is not clear. Authorities deployed 20 ambulances to the scene to help with the rescue. Earlier this month, another Taiwanese tour bus carrying Chinese tourists crashed into a bridge in southern Taiwan, injuring some passengers.

by | February 14, 2017 | 00:39

Wang and his family members will be flown to Xian, the provincial capital in Shaanxi province from where he will be taken to his native village Xue Zhai Nan Cun, officials said. While Wang's wife and daughter did not make the trip to China with him, he was accompanied by his son, daughter-in-law and grandson. "This is a decision the family has to sit together and decide, whether my father and us stay or go back, and when we go back", Vishnu Wang told India Today , speaking at the hotel ...

by | February 14, 2017 | 00:42

Kailash Satyarthi, a children's rights and education and the founder of the Bachpan Bachao Andolan won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 , which he shared with Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai. "Proud that Delhi Police recovered it in quick time". "I appeal to the people to bring it to the notice of the police if they find the citation anywhere", Satyarthi told IANS.

by | February 14, 2017 | 00:42

A US federal judge denied a request that would have stopped work on the final final 1,100 feet of the pipeline. Federal Judge James Boasberg on Monday refused to halt construction while legal challenges by the Cheyenne River and Standing Rock Sioux are resolved.

by | February 13, 2017 | 00:52

Putin expressed condolences to Erdogan over the deaths of Turkish soldiers near Syria's al-Bab, the Kremlin said earlier. Turkey has repeatedly called for a "safe zone" inside Syria supported by a no-fly zone, which officials believe could help alleviate the burden of accommodating Syrian refugees.

by | February 12, 2017 | 00:44

Dashcam footage from the front of a Wyoming Highway Patrol auto showed the moment a truck driving down Interstate 80 in southern Wyoming on Tuesday was hit by a strong gust of wind. Wyoming Highway Patrol posted the video Friday morning as a reminder to heed high wind advisories. Hopefully this video illustrates why, ' the agency's Facebook post reads.

by | February 12, 2017 | 00:40

But less than an hour after that revelation, it emerged that Warburton denied he had handed in his resignation and the 54-year-old Englishman was reported to be consulting his legal team. "We are clearly short of where we expected to be at this time". The Rangers board convened on Wednesday and agreed to accept the management team's resignations and the deal was agreed.

by | February 12, 2017 | 00:32

The victims included a seven-year-old girl and a one-year-old boy, as well as their mother. In Banten province, another landslide took place in a traditional gold mining compound at Citorek village of Lebak district, killing 4 miners and injuring 3 others.

by | February 11, 2017 | 00:43

Leaders of the Revolutionary Guard are already on a government terrorist list, but many Republicans have argued that the whole group should be added as a means of sending a message-the Revolutionary Guard is Iran's most powerful security entity.

by | February 10, 2017 | 01:58

America's first lady Melania Trump has relaunched a lawsuit in NY seeking multi-million dollar damages against the publishers of the Daily Mail Online, for reporting rumors that she worked as an escort in the 1990s. Trump is being represented by Charles Harder , who also represented Hulk Hogan in his lawsuit against Gawker. Melania isn't the only Trump family member to try and monetize her role in the White House.

by | February 10, 2017 | 01:57

But Somalia remains fragile because of looming starvation and Shabab, which has carried out a series of devastating attacks in recent months. The incumbent president, Mohamud, was initially tipped as a favorite. "This victory belongs to Somali people, and this is the beginning of the era of the unity, the democracy of Somalia and the beginning of the fight against corruption", Farmajo said.

by | February 10, 2017 | 01:58

UK's lower house of Parliament approved legislation for Brexit allowing the government of Prime Minister Theresa May to officially begin the process. Before 1999, the House of Lords was primarily composed of hereditary peers who had inherited their seats from their ancestors.

by | February 08, 2017 | 00:44

Matsuyama was one roll of the ball away from winning in regulation as his birdie putt on the 72nd hole pulled up less than an inch from the cup, and he tapped in to complete a bogey-free five-under 66 and join Simpson at the summit. "That putt at 18 [in regulation], I don't know how it stayed out", Matsuyama said. The tournament drew an estimated 58,654 fans Sunday and shattered the weekly record with 655,434.

by | February 08, 2017 | 00:42

About 61 per cent of all civilian casualties were caused by anti-government groups like the Taliban and Islamic State , it said. More than 3,500 children were among the victims, a " disproportionate " increase of 24 percent in one year, the report said.

by | February 07, 2017 | 00:50

Chanel Lewis , 20, gave police detailed statements about the attack and also voluntarily handed over his DNA which was matched to that found on Ms Vetrano's body. Police said Lewis and Vetrano did not know each other. "That's how we made the link", Boyce said . The NYPD is crediting Karina Vetrano's fight for helping lead authorities to her suspected killer, while the suspect's father is speaking out and proclaiming his son's innocence.

by | February 07, 2017 | 00:45

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu supports the measure. Supporters of the bill hope it will prevent the demolition of nine homes in the center of Ofra, a thriving Jewish town a few kilometers from Amona. Global law considers all settlements to be illegal, but Israel distinguishes between those it sanctions and those it does not, dubbed outposts. Though passed, the bill could still be challenged.

by | February 06, 2017 | 00:51

Mohamed Elneny had given Egypt the lead midway through the first half but Nicolas Nkoulou equalised just before the hour mark prior to Aboubakar's victor. Vincent Aboubakar scored the decisive goal for the Indomitable Lions with two minutes left of normal time and sealed his place in the history books of his country.

by | February 05, 2017 | 01:39

And who was the man who introduced the idea of dissent? "While the president has certain powers, he doesn't have power to defy this clause", Adams said. How clear is this point? Yates was blindsided by the order. Trump's executive order had been reviewed by the Justice Department Office of Legal Counsel before it was issued Friday.

by | February 05, 2017 | 01:34

The attacker wanted entrance into Carrousel du Louvre shopping mall, which is located underneath where the famous "Mona Lisa" portrait hangs. Investigators Egyptian national Abdallah El Hamahmy is the man who was shouting "Allahu Akbar" before he was shot in the stomach.

by | February 04, 2017 | 00:48

In its initial filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission this week, we learned that Snapchat has 158 million active users on a daily basis, while revenue was $405 million in 2016. In North America, our ARPU in the three months ended December 31, 2016, was $2.15, compared to $0.65 for the same period in 2015. "Twitter's a very different company even though it did come into the marketplace losing money", said Menlow.

by | February 04, 2017 | 00:44

EST. on January 31 near the Alligator Reef in the Upper Florida Keys. Aircraft from U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Miami, as well as a Navy helicopter, are scanning the waters and chain of islands between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico off Florida's southern tip.

by | February 04, 2017 | 00:44

She said the situation in Ukraine "requires condemnation of Russia's actions". Haley said on Thursday that Washington's sanctions related to the Russian peninsula in the Black Sea would "remain in place" despite a 2014 referendum in which the majority of Crimeans voted to secede from Ukraine and join Russia.

by | February 03, 2017 | 00:47

However, a few prominent MPs, such as Tory Ken Clarke and Lib Dem leader Tim Farron said they would vote against the bill. Britain will "definitely" withdraw from the European customs union when it leaves the EU in 2019, U.K. On the customs union, however, she suggested that the United Kingdom could negotiate some sort of "associate member" access while retaining the right to carry out its own deals with non-EU nations - in other words, becoming exempt from the "common external tariff".