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India reiterates plan to stop sharing of excess water with Pakistan: minister
News Image"Our government has decided to stop our share of water which used to flow to Pakistan," Nitin Gadkari, transport and water resources minister, said in a tweet. Gadkari did not elaborate but officials from his ministry said he was re-stating decisions already taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, including a dam project cleared by his cabinet last December. Gadkari's comments underlined New Delhi's anger over an attack by a Pakistan-based militant group last week in the disputed region of Kashmir, which killed 40 paramilitary police.
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:30:24 -0500
A global look at the Catholic Church's sex abuse problem
News ImageVATICAN CITY (AP) Pope Francis' high-stakes sex abuse prevention summit is meant to call attention to the crisis as a global problem that requires a global response.
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 14:35:51 -0500
Girl banned from wearing MAGA hat claims school is violating her First Amendment rights
News ImageA California high school student who was banned from wearing a Make America Great Again hat on campus is challenging her school district for impinging on her First Amendment rights. Maddie Mueller, who attends Clovis North High School in Fresno, is a member of Valley Patriots. The conservative activist group asked its affiliates to wear the well-known hat bearing Donald Trump's campaign motto on Wednesday.
Sat, 23 Feb 2019 07:31:51 -0500
Palestinians bury teen killed by Israeli gunfire during border protests
News ImageGaza health officials say the 15-year-old boy was shot by Israeli troops during a protest attended by thousands on the Gaza Strip border. Rough cut (no reporter narration)
Sat, 23 Feb 2019 08:11:59 -0500
North Carolina board votes to hold new House election over absentee ballot fraud
News ImageThe North Carolina Board of Elections voted unanimously to hold a new election in the states 9th District after overwhelming evidence of vote tampering.
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:37:03 -0500
Canada looks to reunite Syrian family after fire claims seven kids
News ImageCanada is looking to quickly bring over siblings of a Syrian refugee distraught over the loss of her seven children in a Halifax house fire, the prime minister said Thursday. "The immigration minister is seized with this particular case," Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said when asked if Ottawa would fast-track the immigration or asylum process to bring the woman's brothers to Canada in order to provide her with family support. The family was among tens of thousands of Syrian refugees welcomed by Canada over the past four years.
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:18:33 -0500
The Latest: Aid from Brazil sent to border with Venezuela
News ImageCUCUTA, Colombia (AP) The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local):
Sat, 23 Feb 2019 10:20:38 -0500
Vietnam announces traffic ban for possible Kim Jong Un summit arrival route
News ImageVietnam has been preparing for Kim to arrive by train for the Feb. 27-28 summit in Hanoi, two sources with direct knowledge of security and logistics planning told Reuters on Wednesday. Kim's train will stop at the border station of Dong Dang where he will disembark and proceed 170 km (105 miles) to Hanoi by car, the sources said. Traffic on that route will be partially banned from 7 p.m. on Feb. 25 and fully banned from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Feb. 26, the ruling Communist Party's Nhan Dan paper reported, citing the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam.
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 13:35:25 -0500
Southwest Airlines cancels nearly 400 flights as maintenance woes, winter storms linger
News ImageThe airline continues to have a higher-than-usual number of aircraft out of service due to maintenance and is dealing with snow in Las Vegas.
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 21:07:20 -0500
Cars Lose CR Recommendation Over Reliability Issues
News Image6 Cars Lose CR's Recommendation Over Reliability Issues Consumer Reports can no longer recommend six car models, including the Acura RDX SUV and the Tesla Model 3 sedan, because of problems iden...

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:34:59 -0500
At Pope's abuse summit, Church seeks to fix 'systematic failures'
News ImageCardinals Blase Cupich of Chicago and Oswald Gracias of Mumbai spoke on the second day of a conference of some 200 senior Church officials convened by Pope Francis to confront what he has called the scourge of sexual abuse by the clergy. Various aspects of the sexual abuse crisis made 2018 the worst year for the pope since his election in 2013. Last week, Theodore McCarrick, once a powerful cardinal in the U.S. Church, was dismissed from the priesthood after the Vatican found him guilty of sexual abuse of minors and adults over decades.
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 07:53:44 -0500
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Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:52:00 -0500
The Real Culprit Behind Trump's Border Emergency? Climate Change
News ImageBy declaring a national emergency on the U.S. border, Trump elevated an issue caused in part by global warming
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 14:15:44 -0500
The Soviets wanted to infiltrate the Reagan camp. So, the CIA recruited a businessman to bait them.
News ImageKGB officers wanted to learn about the American political system, and what people were thinking at the time, notes a longtime former agent. Just like what [the Russians] are doing now with Trump.
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 05:00:48 -0500
Pakistan bans groups linked to Mumbai attack suspects
News ImagePakistan on Thursday banned two groups believed to be fronts for the group blamed for the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, amid heightened pressure on Islamabad to act against militants. Jamaat-ud-Dawa and Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation were designated "proscribed organisations", the interior ministry said in a statement, adding that Prime Minister Imran Khan had ordered officials to accelerate action against banned groups. JuD and FIF are considered by the UN to be fronts for Lashkar-e-Taiba, a group accused by Washington and New Delhi of carrying out the Mumbai attack, which killed 166 people and brought India and Pakistan to the brink of war.
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:05:50 -0500
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