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Father of Dead Navy SEAL Refused to Meet Trump

The father of a Navy SEAL killed during a raid in Yemen is demanding an investigation and criticized the Trump administration for its timing.

Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 5:59 pm

Actor Bill Paxton Dead at 61 Due to Surgery Complications

Bill Paxton, the actor who starred in the television series ‘Big Love’ and films such as ‘Twister’ and ‘Apollo 13,’ died at the age of 61.

Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 5:51 pm

Drunken Driver Hurts 28 at New Orleans Parade: Cops

A driver hit other vehicles and then veered into an Endymion parade crowd, police said.

Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 3:43 pm

Trump’s Job Approval Stands at Just 44 Percent as Partisan Splits Reign

President Donald Trump’s job approval rating stands at just 44 percent, a record low for a newly inaugurated commander-in-chief, according to a new poll from NBC News and the Wall Street Journal. Asked about early challenges in the first month of Trump’s presidency, 52 percent called the issues ‘real problems’ that are specific to his administration, while 43 percent of Americans attributed them to typical ‘growing pains’ for any new president. Find out more on Sunday’s ‘Meet the Press’ and NBCNews.com.

Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 2:07 pm

Driver Plunges into Creek, Survives 8 Hours Before Rescue

A woman and her dog spent eight hours trapped in her car amid rushing water and darkness after crashing down an embankment and into a creek.

Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 12:19 pm

Why Leaking Information Is as American as Apple Pie

Government leaks have plagued Trump early on, but they’ve long been a fixture in American politics.

Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 11:54 am

Why Feds’ Embrace of Private Prisons Matters

The Trump administration has called for a crackdown on what it sees as a rise in crime. That may be why the new attorney general doesn’t want to phase out private prisons.

Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 10:23 am


Star Tribune – United States

Winning numbers drawn in ‘All or Nothing Midday’ game

Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 7:15 pm

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Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 7:15 pm

US gas price rises 2 cents over 2 weeks, to $2.33 a gallon

Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 7:15 pm

BTK serial killer’s daughter works on book about experience

Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 6:55 pm

Music concert to benefit Sandy Hook victim’s foundation

Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 6:50 pm

Former NHL enforcer suspended as youth coach following brawl

Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 6:40 pm

DWI suspected in crash that hurt 28 at New Orleans parade

Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 5:45 pm

US News and World Report – United States

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France 24 – France

Thousands march in Moscow to honour slain opposition leader Nemtsov

Thousands of Russians marched through Moscow on Sunday shouting slogans such as “Russia will be free!” and “Putin is war!” to mark two years since opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was gunned down outside the Kremlin.

Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 5:52 pm

Nearly 10 anti-migrant attacks a day in Germany

Germany saw more than 3,500 attacks against refugees and asylum shelters last year, interior ministry data showed, amounting to nearly 10 acts of anti-migrant violence a day as the country grapples with a record influx of newcomers.

Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 5:16 pm

Over 150 lawmakers call on France to recognise Palestinian statehood

More than 150 French lawmakers signed an open letter on Sunday urging outgoing President Francois Hollande to officially recognise the Palestinian Territories as a state.

Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 4:30 pm

Renowned French historian detained for 10 hours by US customs officials

A French historian was detained for 10 hours by US customs officials this week while on his way to an academic conference in Texas.

Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 1:30 pm

Iraqi forces push deeper into west Mosul

U.S.-backed Iraqi forces pushed deeper into western Mosul on Saturday, advancing in several populated southern districts after punching through the defences of Islamic State’s last major urban stronghold in Iraq a day earlier.

Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 7:09 am

Trump to skip White House correspondents’ dinner

President Donald Trump, who has been criticizing the news media and is famously thin-skinned, says he won’t be attending the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner – sparing himself the dubious honor of being an in-the-house target of jokes.

Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 6:31 am

Tom Perez becomes first Latino to lead Democratic Party

U.S. Democrats elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as chairman on Saturday, choosing a veteran of the Obama administration to lead the daunting task of rebuilding the party and heading the opposition to Republican President Donald Trump.

Posted on 25 February 2017 @ 9:05 pm

The Examiner – United States

The Nintendo Switch is coming out soon, here are the games to expect at launch



On March 3, the world will finally be able to experience Nintendo’s latest console the Switch. The new console emphasizes its ability to be taken on the go as it acts as a handheld and home console. The Switch will be Nintendo’s first new console since the Wii U which released in 2012 to a mixed…

Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 3:38 pm

Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape of You’ gets significant bump from Grammys as it continues to lead Hot 100



The 2017 Grammy Awards on Feb. 12 hosted performances from all of today’s favorite artists both classic oldies but goodies and today’s pop chart toppers. Ed Sheeran had one of the night’s most unique performances as he set up shop with his guitar, pedal controllers and created loops. His song “Shape…

Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 3:34 pm

El guía de La Villa en Pico Rivera Sports Arena para L Festival



L Festival tendrá lugar en marzo – dos días de música latina para casi todos los gustos de música y será en La Villa en Pico Rivera Sports Arena ubicado en el 11003 Rooks Rd. en Whittier, California. Pico Rivera es conocido por sus charreadas y entretenimiento latino al aire libre. Para L Festival…

Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 7:28 am

Jesse y Joy y Alejandro Fernandez su unen al elenco estelar de L Festival 2017



Ya se acerca uno de los festivales más grande de música latina y cultural en Los Ángeles, California para toda la familia y su elenco sigue incrementado. Se une al elenco estelar dos reconocidos artistas de la música mexicana y pop latina, Alejandro Fernández ‘el potrillo’ y los hermanos Jesse y Joy…

Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 7:26 am

Best free family St. Patrick’s Day events in Las Vegas 2017



St. Patrick’s Day, with its parties and green beer, isn’t known for being the most family-friendly holiday–especially when it comes to events in Sin City. Still, that doesn’t mean families can’t have fun in Vegas, and do it for free. Whether it’s a parade or a car show, Las Vegas has some great…

Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 1:20 am

Best bars and restaurants to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Las Vegas



Viva Las Vegas.
Saying that Las Vegas is party central would be doing this desert city an injustice. This is a city where the good times roll morning, noon, and night, and on St. Patrick’s Day, the city will be even more alive than ever.  With celebrations popping off in the numerous restaurants and…

Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 12:44 am

Best bars and restaurants to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Houston



Houston will not have a problem with celebrating St. Patrick’s Day.
The Bayou City is a great place to celebrate any holiday, but thanks to the city’s love affair with beer and having a great time, St. Patrick’s Day will be a day of nothing but fun in the city’s restaurants and bars. So if you’re…

Posted on 26 February 2017 @ 12:36 am


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