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Girl's actions caused her to fall from NY park ride

Authorities said a 47-year-old man was hospitalized after he hurt his back trying to catch the girl, but has since been released. Independent safety experts s...


Czech nuclear power plant holds bikini competition to select interns

What year are we living in? . In fact he said that the company frequently hires "winners of competitions either organized by CEZ or by the third parties". But ...


Amateur radio operators gather for preparedness drill

They typically will use electrical power from generators, wind power, or solar power. Amateur radio is an important tool, as people can often still use it to ...


Senate Makes It Harder for Trump to Lift Russian Sanctions

That includes the possibility of allowing Russian Federation to regain access to compounds in NY and Maryland that the Obama administration seized last Decemb...


Sears Canada store closures expected to have little impact on RioCan

The move includes 18 Sears stores and two Kmart stores. " Sears Holdings continues to actively manage our real estate portfolio to identify additional ...


Senate health care status: No bill yet

Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., and comes with ticket prices ranging from $250 to $2,500. The GOP's majority in the Senate is razor thin - at 52 to 48. Senate Democrats ...


WH to Lobby House GOP on Softening Senate Bill on Moscow Sanctions

Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker of Tennessee had initially been hesitant to take it up, as the administration had expressed a hope it could improve...


Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction

Comey told Congress last week that before being sacked, Trump pressured him to drop an investigation into his former national security advisor, Mike Flynn, wh...


Spicer Evades Questions On When Trump Will Address Elusive Comey 'Tapes'

That doesn't mean, however, that the recordings don't exist. The Secret Service said it doesn't have and recordings or transcripts made from the White House s...


Ken Starr: No obstruction case against Trump so far

As expected, Trump and his team have denied any wrongdoing, with the president repeatedly referring to the allegations against him as a "witch hunt". The meetin...


GOP baseball shooter is dead

Brooks said Scalise, the House Majority Whip from Louisiana , was hit in the hip, and about four other people were shot . White House spokesman Sean Spi...


North Korea frees American student; parents say he's in coma

Sen. Rob Portman of OH said in a statement that Tillerson had confirmed to him Warmbier's release. "We want the world to know how we and our son have been b...


U.S. intelligence chiefs deny White House pressure to ease Federal Bureau of Investigation probe

Rogers indicated that while he and Coats have had conversations with the White House about a potential claim of executive privilege, he said that they ha...


Nebraska Girl Banned From Soccer Tournament Because She "Looks Like A Boy"

She's so good that she plays on the 11-year-old roster even though she's 8. "It's what she likes". She helped her team reach the finals over the weekend at ...


Macron says Trump handshake was 'moment of truth'

Trump and Macron squeezed each other so tight during a handshake at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels on Thursday that their knuckles tu...


Second round of storms possible Thursday in MA

The NWS said South Central Texas can expect localized pockets of heavy rain with the possibility of strong storms through Wednesday morning. The Warren County...


Why the SEC passed the Malik Zaire rule

Until the amended rule, the SEC was the only Power Five conference with such a restriction on graduate transfers, thus putting it at a competitive disadvantage ...


White House communications director Mike Dubke resigns

Reporters in the White House Briefing Room erupted in boos shortly after Press Secretary Sean Spicer abruptly ended the daily press briefing Tuesday. "I thi...


All Access Will Be Closed Monday For Memorial Day

Memorial Day unofficially marks the beginning of summer for many Americans, meaning the roads are typically packed with the first rush of weekend travelers. I...


The G7 summit ends without USA commitment on Paris agreement

London [U.K.], May 27: The G 7 leaders, in their final communique , have said that the summit in Italy has failed to bridge differences over climate change ...


Democrats May Be About To Flip Montana's At-Large House Seat

Jon Tester (D-Mont.) told The News. The candidate was Greg Gianforte, a Republican running for Congress in Montana's closely watched special election. An...


Find Out What This Harvard Student Did to Graduate with Honors

How handsome the feet that walk the trail of tears, Bare-soled and bloodstained, on display for their peers;Do you know how it feels-to have your history erased...


'Peace Is A Choice,' Trump Says During Appearance With Palestinian Leader

After Israel and the Palestinian territories, Trump heads to the Vatican to meet Pope Francis . Nonetheless, he and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netany...


Experts' tips for choosing the safest sunscreen

Still have last year's bottle of sunscreen ? But only to the level of an SPF 4, which gives you protection for about 45 minutes. One of the issues of disag...


North Korea missile test is huge step forward

While it's hard to verify the North Koreans' numbers, the first test of the Hwasong-12 missile, a "newly-developed ballistic rocket capable of carrying a large-...


Should New York politician Anthony Weiner get prison time for sexting teen?

The FBI began investigating Weiner in September after the 15-year-old North Carolina girl told a tabloid news site, the Daily Mail , that she and the disgr...


Rainy/stormy Sunday, flash flooding possible

However, forecast models do indicate the potential for areas of heavy rain. The heaviest storms early Monday were rolling through parts of southeast Texas and...


Severe weather outbreak predicted in Oklahoma, Kansas

Over a dozen tornadoes were reportedly spawned by powerful storms that raced through a swath of the central US stretching from Texas to the Great Lakes on Tuesd...


Cooler temperatures likely over the weekend and into next week

Tonight: Mostly cloudy with scattered storms possible towards morning. View the current weather conditions at The Washington Post headquarters. It will be ...


Jason Day close to lead at AT&T Byron Nelson

Hahn surged to the top of the leaderboard with his second bogey-free 64 of the week, and Horschel seized a spot in Sunday's 12:45 p.m. final pairing with Hahn b...


Police Chief Shot, Suspect Barricaded in NY

The suspect remains barricaded inside a home and streets in the area are closed while the standoff situation continues. The shot officer is being identified a...


Local police departments to honor fallen officers for National Police Week

In 2016, 143 officers were killed in the line of duty, including three campus public safety officers. Trump directed the Department of Justice earlier this th...


Sheriff: 1 dead after tornado hits Wisconsin trailer park

A line of severe thunderstorms struck the central United States on Tuesday, leaving a trail of destruction from Texas to Wisconsin. One person died and at lea...


Man holding human head stabs worker at Oregon grocery store

Deputies and officers from other police agencies responded and found the woman dead at the scene. The suspect, 36-year-old Joshua Lee Webb , was booked Monda...


Trump administration hollows out EPA science integrity board

Board of Scientific Counselors Chairwoman Deborah Swackhamer said today that nine of the 18 outside experts on her panel saw their three-year terms expire April...


Michigan Supreme Court Justice nominated for federal position

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the conservative jurist who died in 2016. Amul R. Thapar, a U.S. District Court judge in Kentucky, is Trump's only nomin...


Texas Gov. signs ban on 'sanctuary cities'

SB 4 has been one of the most controversial topics during the 85th Legislative session, with various people protesting and giving emotional testimony against th...


Big investors urge Trump to stick with Paris climate accord

With the rest of the world on tenterhooks ever since, Trump has said he will make his decision before the next G-7 meeting on May 26 and 27 in Sicily. US offici...


Police say Chicago officers shot and wounded were targeted

Testifying at the hearing, Chief Barbara West of the Police Department's Bureau of Organizational Development said the department "is reviewing the support serv...


600-year-old tree cut down in New Jersey

Basking Ridge, New Jersey bid farewell to the 600-year-old tree on Monday due to its old age, according to local media reports. George Washington once picni...