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02/22/2018 - 06:22

Trump suggests arming teachers at emotional meeting with shooting survivors

US President Donald Trump suggested arming teachers to deter mass shootings as he faced broken voices, tears and demands for action at a meeting Wednesday with survivors of the gun rampage that killed 17 people at a Florida high school.

Trump suggests arming teachers at emotional meeting with shooting survivors

US President Donald Trump suggested arming teachers to deter mass shootings as he faced broken voices, tears and demands for action at a meeting Wednesday with survivors of the gun rampage that killed 17 people at a Florida high school.


02/22/2018 - 04:30

Pressure mounts to relieve 'hell on earth' in Syria enclave

International pressure mounted Thursday to end civilian suffering in a rebel-held enclave near Damascus where Syrian jets have been raining bombs in a blitz that has killed more than 300.

Pressure mounts to relieve 'hell on earth' in Syria enclave

International pressure mounted Thursday to end civilian suffering in a rebel-held enclave near Damascus where Syrian jets have been raining bombs in a blitz that has killed more than 300.


02/22/2018 - 03:56

In Mexican cartel country, priests have uneasy ties with narcos

When 15 armed men descended on his church last year demanding a blessing, Father Jesus Mendoza asked them to leave their guns outside.

In Mexican cartel country, priests have uneasy ties with narcos

When 15 armed men descended on his church last year demanding a blessing, Father Jesus Mendoza asked them to leave their guns outside.


02/22/2018 - 01:45

Mourinho hails McTominay after leaving out Pogba for Sevilla draw

Jose Mourinho described Scott McTominay as "fantastic" in response to his decision to select the young midfielder ahead of Paul Pogba for Wednesday's Champions League last 16, first-leg draw with Sevilla.

Mourinho hails McTominay after leaving out Pogba for Sevilla draw

Jose Mourinho described Scott McTominay as "fantastic" in response to his decision to select the young midfielder ahead of Paul Pogba for Wednesday's Champions League last 16, first-leg draw with Sevilla.


02/22/2018 - 00:26

Precision cancer therapy works in 3/4 of patients: study

A precision cancer treatment that targets rare genetic mutations that exist in about 5,000 people in the United States instead of the tumor's location in the body has shown success in three-quarters of patients, researchers said Wednesday.

Precision cancer therapy works in 3/4 of patients: study

A precision cancer treatment that targets rare genetic mutations that exist in about 5,000 people in the United States instead of the tumor's location in the body has shown success in three-quarters of patients, researchers said Wednesday.


02/21/2018 - 23:43

Trump meets shooting survivors, suggests arming teachers

President Donald Trump floated the idea of arming teachers and promised more stringent background checks on gun owners as he hosted an emotional meeting Wednesday with students who survived last week's mass shooting at a Florida school.

Trump meets shooting survivors, suggests arming teachers

President Donald Trump floated the idea of arming teachers and promised more stringent background checks on gun owners as he hosted an emotional meeting Wednesday with students who survived last week's mass shooting at a Florida school.


02/21/2018 - 23:39

De Gea stars as Manchester United settle for Sevilla draw

David de Gea deflected the attention away from Paul Pogba with another spectacular display of goalkeeping as Manchester United came away from their Champions League last 16, first leg against Sevilla in Spain with a 0-0 draw on Wednesday.

De Gea stars as Manchester United settle for Sevilla draw

David de Gea deflected the attention away from Paul Pogba with another spectacular display of goalkeeping as Manchester United came away from their Champions League last 16, first leg against Sevilla in Spain with a 0-0 draw on Wednesday.


02/21/2018 - 21:43

More than 100 girls 'missing' after Boko Haram school attack

More than 100 girls were missing on Wednesday, two days after a Boko Haram attack on their school in northeast Nigeria that has raised fears of a repeat of the 2014 Chibok kidnapping that shocked the world.

More than 100 girls 'missing' after Boko Haram school attack

More than 100 girls were missing on Wednesday, two days after a Boko Haram attack on their school in northeast Nigeria that has raised fears of a repeat of the 2014 Chibok kidnapping that shocked the world.

02/22/2018 - 05:01

Football: Iraq urges FIFA to lift ban on hosting internationals

Iraq hopes that hosting Gulf football friendlies, renovating its stadiums and outlawing weapons at matches will have persuaded FIFA to lift a ban on home competitive internationals, its sports minister said.

Football: Iraq urges FIFA to lift ban on hosting internationals

Iraq hopes that hosting Gulf football friendlies, renovating its stadiums and outlawing weapons at matches will have persuaded FIFA to lift a ban on home competitive internationals, its sports minister said.


02/22/2018 - 04:25

Wildcard Opelka topples Sock at ATP Delray Beach

Wildcard Reilly Opelka, ranked 228th in the world, stunned top seed and defending champion Jack Sock 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 on Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals of the ATP tournament in Delray Beach, Florida.

Wildcard Opelka topples Sock at ATP Delray Beach

Wildcard Reilly Opelka, ranked 228th in the world, stunned top seed and defending champion Jack Sock 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 on Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals of the ATP tournament in Delray Beach, Florida.


02/22/2018 - 03:09

Hirscher crashes out of Olympic slalom

Austrian Marcel Hirscher's quest for a third gold medal at the Pyeongchang Games came to an abrupt end Thursday when he bombed out of the first leg of the Olympic slalom.

Hirscher crashes out of Olympic slalom

Austrian Marcel Hirscher's quest for a third gold medal at the Pyeongchang Games came to an abrupt end Thursday when he bombed out of the first leg of the Olympic slalom.


02/22/2018 - 02:39

Badminton's Srikanth predicts golden era for Indian stars

Indian badminton is entering a golden era with an army of new stars aiming for Commonwealth Games and Asian Games success this year, the country's top-ranked star Kidambi Srikanth has warned rivals.

Badminton's Srikanth predicts golden era for Indian stars

Indian badminton is entering a golden era with an army of new stars aiming for Commonwealth Games and Asian Games success this year, the country's top-ranked star Kidambi Srikanth has warned rivals.


02/22/2018 - 01:45

Mourinho hails McTominay after leaving out Pogba for Sevilla draw

Jose Mourinho described Scott McTominay as "fantastic" in response to his decision to select the young midfielder ahead of Paul Pogba for Wednesday's Champions League last 16, first-leg draw with Sevilla.

Mourinho hails McTominay after leaving out Pogba for Sevilla draw

Jose Mourinho described Scott McTominay as "fantastic" in response to his decision to select the young midfielder ahead of Paul Pogba for Wednesday's Champions League last 16, first-leg draw with Sevilla.


02/22/2018 - 01:39

Bastareaud keen to repay Brunel faith against Italy

Mathieu Bastareaud knows he's been given a few chances in his life and at the age of 29 the burly centre has no intention of letting this one go.

Bastareaud keen to repay Brunel faith against Italy

Mathieu Bastareaud knows he's been given a few chances in his life and at the age of 29 the burly centre has no intention of letting this one go.


02/22/2018 - 00:29

Cavaliers star James opposes playoff changes

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James thinks the NBA playoffs format is just fine, and talk of tweaking it is misguided.

Cavaliers star James opposes playoff changes

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James thinks the NBA playoffs format is just fine, and talk of tweaking it is misguided.


02/22/2018 - 00:05

Fantastic Fred gives Shakhtar edge over Roma

Shakhtar Donetsk fought back from a goal down as Fred's free-kick gave the Ukrainian champions a 2-1 victory over Roma on Wednesday in their Champions League last 16, first leg.

Fantastic Fred gives Shakhtar edge over Roma

Shakhtar Donetsk fought back from a goal down as Fred's free-kick gave the Ukrainian champions a 2-1 victory over Roma on Wednesday in their Champions League last 16, first leg.

02/22/2018 - 04:27

Billy Graham: preacher to millions, adviser to presidents

Reverend Billy Graham, the influential Southern preacher who became a spiritual advisor to several US presidents and millions of Americans via their television sets, died Wednesday. He was 99.

Billy Graham: preacher to millions, adviser to presidents

Reverend Billy Graham, the influential Southern preacher who became a spiritual advisor to several US presidents and millions of Americans via their television sets, died Wednesday. He was 99.


02/22/2018 - 04:10

Pakistani men assert their right to be groomed as male beauty booms

Nails are buffed, blackheads scrubbed and coffee sipped to the sound of clipping scissors inside the "Men's" salon in Pakistan's capital Islamabad, where a growing number of male patrons are set on revamping their style.

Pakistani men assert their right to be groomed as male beauty booms

Nails are buffed, blackheads scrubbed and coffee sipped to the sound of clipping scissors inside the "Men's" salon in Pakistan's capital Islamabad, where a growing number of male patrons are set on revamping their style.


02/22/2018 - 04:01

Stormzy storms Brits as grime makes mark at pop showpiece

Grime star Stormzy was the big winner at the Brit Awards in London on Wednesday, which included an emotional tribute from Oasis star Liam Gallagher to the victims of the Manchester terror attack.

Stormzy storms Brits as grime makes mark at pop showpiece

Grime star Stormzy was the big winner at the Brit Awards in London on Wednesday, which included an emotional tribute from Oasis star Liam Gallagher to the victims of the Manchester terror attack.


02/22/2018 - 03:54

Biopic explores secret scandal behind 'Pippi Longstocking'

A dark secret long held by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren led her to create one of the most beloved heroines of children's literature, Pippi Longstocking, according to a new biopic at the Berlin film festival.

Biopic explores secret scandal behind 'Pippi Longstocking'

A dark secret long held by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren led her to create one of the most beloved heroines of children's literature, Pippi Longstocking, according to a new biopic at the Berlin film festival.


02/22/2018 - 03:26

'Star Wars' Mark Hamill to present award at Oscars

Mark Hamill -- Luke Skywalker from the "Star Wars" saga -- will present an Oscar at the upcoming Academy Awards before getting his Walk of Fame star.

'Star Wars' Mark Hamill to present award at Oscars

Mark Hamill -- Luke Skywalker from the "Star Wars" saga -- will present an Oscar at the upcoming Academy Awards before getting his Walk of Fame star.


02/21/2018 - 22:37

Dua Lipa, Stormzy take top Brit awards

Rising British pop singer Dua Lipa and grime star Stormzy were the early winners at the Brit Awards on Wednesday as folk-pop hit machine Ed Sheeran missed out at a packed O2 Arena in London.

Dua Lipa, Stormzy take top Brit awards

Rising British pop singer Dua Lipa and grime star Stormzy were the early winners at the Brit Awards on Wednesday as folk-pop hit machine Ed Sheeran missed out at a packed O2 Arena in London.


02/21/2018 - 20:08

Gucci models carry replicas of heads at Milan Fashion Week

Gucci kicked off Milan Fashion Week in typical eccentric style Wednesday as models carried replicas of their own heads on a runway transformed into a creepy operating room.

Gucci models carry replicas of heads at Milan Fashion Week

Gucci kicked off Milan Fashion Week in typical eccentric style Wednesday as models carried replicas of their own heads on a runway transformed into a creepy operating room.


02/21/2018 - 18:58

Soderbergh in Berlin unveils "Unsane" thriller shot on iPhone

Steven Soderbergh premiered his new thriller shot on an iPhone at the Berlin film festival Wednesday, showing what little gadgets can do to push the limits of style on the big screen.

Soderbergh in Berlin unveils

Steven Soderbergh premiered his new thriller shot on an iPhone at the Berlin film festival Wednesday, showing what little gadgets can do to push the limits of style on the big screen.

02/22/2018 - 04:40

Judges to rule on diesel bans in choking German cities

Judges are to rule Thursday on whether German cities can ban old diesel cars to reduce air pollution, with potentially dramatic consequences for a key industry and transport policy in Europe's largest economy.

Judges to rule on diesel bans in choking German cities

Judges are to rule Thursday on whether German cities can ban old diesel cars to reduce air pollution, with potentially dramatic consequences for a key industry and transport policy in Europe's largest economy.


02/22/2018 - 04:14

Somalia's first forensic lab targets rape impunity

The new freezers at Somalia's only forensic laboratory can store thousands of DNA samples, although for now there are just five.

Somalia's first forensic lab targets rape impunity

The new freezers at Somalia's only forensic laboratory can store thousands of DNA samples, although for now there are just five.


02/22/2018 - 03:51

Cobalt prices soar, but Congo's small miners see little of the gain

In global markets the price of cobalt, a mineral used in batteries for high-tech products from iPhones to Tesla electric cars, has nearly tripled to $81,500 a tonne in two years.

Cobalt prices soar, but Congo's small miners see little of the gain

In global markets the price of cobalt, a mineral used in batteries for high-tech products from iPhones to Tesla electric cars, has nearly tripled to $81,500 a tonne in two years.


02/22/2018 - 00:26

Precision cancer therapy works in 3/4 of patients: study

A precision cancer treatment that targets rare genetic mutations that exist in about 5,000 people in the United States instead of the tumor's location in the body has shown success in three-quarters of patients, researchers said Wednesday.

Precision cancer therapy works in 3/4 of patients: study

A precision cancer treatment that targets rare genetic mutations that exist in about 5,000 people in the United States instead of the tumor's location in the body has shown success in three-quarters of patients, researchers said Wednesday.


02/21/2018 - 20:14

Weekend stargazer wins supernova 'cosmic lottery'

To say that Victor Buso was in the right place at the right time may be the biggest understatement in the history of stargazing.

Weekend stargazer wins supernova 'cosmic lottery'

To say that Victor Buso was in the right place at the right time may be the biggest understatement in the history of stargazing.


02/21/2018 - 17:38

Gaza to pump sewage straight into sea as crisis worsens

Municipalities in Gaza announced Wednesday they will pump sewage straight into the sea from the Palestinian coastal enclave due to fuel shortages and the desperate humanitarian situation in the strip.

Gaza to pump sewage straight into sea as crisis worsens

Municipalities in Gaza announced Wednesday they will pump sewage straight into the sea from the Palestinian coastal enclave due to fuel shortages and the desperate humanitarian situation in the strip.


02/21/2018 - 16:34

Weah's promised land: Liberia confronts age-old disputes

Morris Kidir gestures at a wide expanse of dark-green land he says was earmarked for a school or clinic in his northern Liberian village, now covered in young oil palm trees.

Weah's promised land: Liberia confronts age-old disputes

Morris Kidir gestures at a wide expanse of dark-green land he says was earmarked for a school or clinic in his northern Liberian village, now covered in young oil palm trees.


02/21/2018 - 16:22

Kin of 'world's ugliest animal' among fish hauled off Australia abyss

More than 100 rarely seen fish species were hauled up from a deep and cold abyss off Australia during a scientific voyage, researchers said Wednesday, including a cousin of the "world's ugliest animal" Mr Blobby.

Kin of 'world's ugliest animal' among fish hauled off Australia abyss

More than 100 rarely seen fish species were hauled up from a deep and cold abyss off Australia during a scientific voyage, researchers said Wednesday, including a cousin of the "world's ugliest animal" Mr Blobby.

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