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Immigration Cases Tossed in Fallout from High Court Ruling

LOS ANGELES - Immigration courts from Boston to Los Angeles have been experiencing fallout from a recent U.S. Supreme Court ...


Arizona Democrats Hope to Ride Blue Wave in Midterm Election

PHOENIX - The blue wave that Democrats hope will crash into Arizona in November is creeping up in community centers, ...


Tense Confrontation Amid Peaceful Vigils in Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. - The city of Charlottesville marked the anniversary of last summer's white supremacist violence that sent ripples through ...


Lawmakers Vow Action on Google Location Tracking

Lawmakers are vowing to step up their oversight of the data collection practices of giant technology companies after an Associated ...


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Myanmar hospital fire leads to evacuation of patients

YANGON, Myanmar - A hospital in Myanmar’s Yangon city experienced a tragic incident late on Monday, after the cancer department ...

Trump snubs McCain, after signing defense bill named for him

NEW YORK, U.S. - On his way back to Washington after a 12-day working vacation at his golf club in ...

30 Indian prisoners freed by Pakistan as goodwill gesture

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - In a goodwill gesture right before the country’s Independence Day, Pakistan released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 ...

Four coaches of train in Mongolia derail, nine injured

DORNOGOVI, Mongola - In a shocking incident, a train carrying 328 people derailed in southeastern Mongolia.  According to officials, atleast ...

Five injured in attempted suicide attack in Balochistan

BALOCHISTAN, Pakistan - A suicide bomber rammed an explosive-laden truck into a bus carrying foreign nationals in Pakistan’s restive province ...

Indian state of Kerala ravaged by floods, landslides

KERALA, India - Dozens of people have been killed and thousands have been forced to evacuate as India’s southern state ...

Alabama

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'In God We Trust' Motto Could Be Coming to Alabama Schools

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA - Months after getting legislative approval, some public schools in Alabama are considering putting up "In God We ...

Undersecretary puts premium on space domain

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- 'We need to move faster.' Those words, from Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Michael Griffin, ...

Alabama's Edson Ortiz reaches Oracle ITA finals

FORT WORTH, Texas - Rising junior Edson Ortiz reached the finals of the 2018 Oracle ITA National Summer Championships after ...

Alabama lands commitment from 2020 in-state DB

Alabama football added its seventh overall commitment for the class of 2020 on Monday Morning. Hewitt-Trussville defensive back Malachi Moore ...

Ex-Alabama police officer gets 10 years for fraud, theft

PRATTVILLE - A former police officer in Alabama who pleaded guilty to insurance fraud and burglary has been sentenced to ...

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Longtime Netflix CFO David Wells to step down

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - After completing 14 years with the company, during which time Netflix recorded massive growth, the streaming giant’s ...


Trump snubs McCain, after signing defense bill named for him

NEW YORK, U.S. - On his way back to Washington after a 12-day working vacation at his golf club in ...


First probe to the sun launched by NASA

FLORIDA, U.S. - In a daring move, the U.S. space agency, NASA launched humanity’s first-ever probe to the sun - ...


Microsoft CEO sells one-third of his common shares

SEATTLE, U.S. - With Microsoft shares soaring 53 percent in the past year and closing the week at $35 million, ...


FBI fires Peter Strzok, who sent anti-Trump texts

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A former deputy to the assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI and a senior counterintelligence agent ...


U.S. judge backs Mueller’s case against Russian firm

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A federal district judge on Monday, backed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the federal Russia investigation, uploading ...


Movie Review

Female Trouble
Cult director John Waters's supreme achievement will always be Pink Flamingos (1972), his deranged home movie that took the midnight movie circuit by storm with its trashy excess, low-brow aesthetic, and raunchy delight in whatever perversions Waters could dream up. ...

Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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