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2016 Dawns Amid Terror Warnings, Tight Security

December 31, 2015 0

People around the world are welcoming 2016 with fireworks, parties and other festivities, but fears of terrorism mean heightened security in some places or the cancellation of events where large crowds would have gathered to […]

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Bill Cosby Charged in Sexual Assault Case

December 30, 2015 0

The authorities in Montgomery County, Pa., announced criminal charges on Wednesday against the entertainer Bill Cosby stemming from a woman’s accusation that he drugged and abused her at his home in Cheltenham Township, a suburb […]

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2 killed in Big Island crash

December 29, 2015 0

Two people have died in a car crash on the Big Island of Hawaii near Keaau, police say. The accident happened around 2 p.m. on Tuesday along Highway 130 near the Keaau transfer station. Few […]

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Texas ‘affluenza’ teen arrested in Mexico

December 29, 2015 0

DALLAS—Authorities said a Texas teenager serving probation for killing four people in a drunken-driving wreck after invoking an “affluenza” defence was in custody in Mexico, weeks after he and his mother disappeared. Mexico’s Jalisco state […]

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US Gay Rights Battles Continue Beyond Marriage

December 28, 2015 0

WASHINGTON— On June 26, 2015, hundreds of gay rights supporters erupted in jubilation outside the Supreme Court when they learned of a 5-4 decision affirming the right to civil marriage for same-sex couples nationwide. “Such […]

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Latest GNN Opinion Poll: Joseph Nyuma Boakai, Leads

December 27, 2015 0

Our latest opinion polls from around the Country, Liberia has showed a declining result from Liberia’s Vice President, and the only presidential candidate from the ruling Unity Party (UP), Joseph N. Boakai. According to the […]

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Storms Pound US South; Twister Touches Down in Alabama

December 26, 2015 0

A Christmastime wave of severe weather continued Friday in the U.S. South as a tornado touched down in Jefferson County, Alabama, including through the southwest portion of Birmingham, the state's largest city. Witnesses spotted the […]

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