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U.S. sanctuary cities weigh response to Trump's threat to curb funding

2 hours agoNews : The Cutline

By Hilary Russ NEW YORK (Reuters) - Officials from so-called sanctuary cities met in New York on Tuesday to discuss their response to threats from the Trump administration to cut off some funding to cities and states that fail to assist federal authorities in arresting illegal immigrants. Show More Summary

Samsung plans to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7s

4 hours agoNews : The Cutline

By Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - Tech giant Samsung Electronics plans to sell refurbished versions of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, the company said late on Monday, signalling the return of the model pulled from markets last year because of fire-prone batteries. Show More Summary

Central European leaders vow not to be blackmailed by EU on migration

4 hours agoNews : The Cutline

By Pawel Sobczak WARSAW (Reuters) - The leaders of four Central European countries vowed on Tuesday not to be blackmailed by threats of financial punishment from Brussels if they don't join in the relocation of thousands of Middle Eastern and African refugees. Show More Summary

Ancient Rock Carvings Depicting Masked People Discovered in Egypt

4 hours agoNews : The Cutline

The image, discovered recently by archaeologists, provides a tantalizing glimpse of Egypt's Neolithic period, or Stone Age. It likely dates back to the latter half of the fourth millennium B.C., said Ludwig Morenz, an Egyptologist at the University of Bonn in Germany. The depiction of a masked dancer in this era is particularly fascinating, Morenz told Live Science.

The next standoff in Congress: The Supreme Court filibuster

5 hours agoNews : The Cutline

After a week of high drama in the House and Senate, lawmakers in Washington could enjoy a quieter period in Congress before another all-out fight in early April over Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation as a Supreme Court justice.

South Africa's Gordhan ordered home from London ahead of Gupta court case

5 hours agoNews : The Cutline

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is set to return to South Africa early on Tuesday after being ordered home from London by President Jacob Zuma, hours before a court hearing over the closure of accounts belonging to friends of the president. Show More Summary

Ivanka Trump to attend women's economic summit in Berlin

5 hours agoNews : The Cutline

President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump will attend a women's empowerment summit in Berlin next month sponsored by the Group of 20 major economic powers. "Looking forward to promoting the role of women in the economy...Show More Summary

White House looks past conservatives on tax reform - to Democrats

5 hours agoNews : The Cutline

By Lindsay Dunsmuir and Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fresh off a defeat on U.S. healthcare legislation, the White House warned rebellious conservative lawmakers that they should get behind President Donald Trump's agenda or he may bypass them on future legislative fights, including tax reform. Show More Summary

Verizon wins another wireless speed test thanks to its last real advantage

5 hours agoNews : The Cutline

Verizon has long had a reputation for the best service in America, with prices to match. Things are changing these days: other networks are catching up, and Verizon even has a reasonably-priced unlimited plan, which is something I thought...Show More Summary

Merkel celebrates German election win, challenger deflated

7 hours agoNews : The Cutline

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday celebrated an encouraging win for her conservatives in a state election, declaring that her party has "every chance" in upcoming votes. Her center-left challenger in Germany's national election later this year vowed not to be put off his stride by a deflating result.

North Korea Compares Trump To Obama

7 hours agoNews : The Cutline

Both U.S. presidential administrations have referenced "strategic patience" when dealing with Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions.

Trump Is The Least-Approved New President In History

7 hours agoNews : The Cutline

The majority of those betting on Trump's presidency say he'll be kicked out before the end of his first term.

British WWI Stash Uncovered: Hundreds of Liquor Bottles

7 hours agoNews : The Cutline

Hundreds of World War I-era liquor bottles have been uncovered at a buried British barracks in Israel. The excavators unearthed the foundations of an agricultural building from the Ottoman Empire — which ruled Israel from 1517 until the end of World War I — that had apparently been repurposed as housing for British soldiers during the war. Show More Summary

Airstrikes in Mosul kill civilians: Are US rules of engagement getting slacker?

yesterdayNews : The Cutline

Residents of the Iraqi city of Mosul say a series of airstrikes carried out there in recent weeks by the US-led coalition against the Islamic State could have killed as many as 200 civilians, in what would be the highest civilian death toll in a US-led air campaign since the peak of the Iraq war. Show More Summary

One Killed, Another Injured in Deadly Las Vegas Standoff

yesterdayNews : The Cutline

Police say the gunman barricaded himself inside a bus before finally surrendering peacefully — the terrifying scene came just hours after a high-stakes burglary less than a half-mile away.

Belarus police arrest over 400 protesters; many are beaten

yesterdayNews : The Cutline

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Police in Belarus cracked down hard Saturday on opposition protesters who tried to hold a forbidden demonstration in the capital — a human rights group said more than 400 people were arrested and many were beat...

Created: A liquid That Can Move By Itself

yesterdayNews : The Cutline

The self-propelling fluid was developed using filaments called microtubules and tiny molecular motors called kinesin.

Boko Haram raids stoke fear of fresh attacks

yesterdayNews : The Cutline

Boko Haram Islamists raided a village in northeast Nigeria, in the latest rampage to steal food and medical supplies, as fears grew of more attacks, locals and security personnel said on Sunday. Scores of fighters loyal to the faction...Show More Summary

Google Introduces New Play Store Section

yesterdayNews : The Cutline

Google’s Play Store now has a section for premium apps that are free for the week.

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