Sudan's Bashir urges rebels to resume talks, only one notable group shows up
By Khalid Abdelaziz KHARTOUM (Reuters)
House Republicans asks: Can anyone lead us?
WASHINGTON (AP) — The job of leading House Republicans may have gone from difficult to impossible.
Suspected jihadists attack central Mali, kill official
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A mayor says a group of suspected jihadists attacked a village in central Mali, killing a local official in front of his family.
Kurdish PKK says halts militant activity in Turkey: media
The Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group called on its fighters to halt guerrilla activities in Turkey unless they face an attack, a news website close to the group said on Saturday, three months after it ended a two-year-old ceasefire.
Belarus' Lukashenko set for re-election
Turkey's Erdogan condemns Ankara attack 'targeting nation's peace'
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan strongly condemned a double bombing which killed at least 30 people in the capital Ankara on Saturday, saying the attack targeted the countrys unity and peace. In a written statement from his office,
Pakistani PM says he wants to revive Afghan-Taliban talks
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Saturday his government was trying to revive stalled peace talks between representatives of Afghan government and the Taliban.
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Platini appeals against Fifa ban
Uefa president Michel Platini is appealing against a 90-day ban by Fifa over corruption claims.
Sainz 'unhurt' after Russian GP crash
Carlos Sainz escapes serious injury after a nasty accident at the Russian Grand Prix, his father and manager have said.
Palestinian teenager stabs two Israelis
Israeli officials say two Israelis were stabbed in Jerusalem by a Palestinian teenager who is later shot dead by police, amid an ongoing surge in violence.
Nadal reaches China Open final
Third seed Rafael Nadal reaches the final of the China Open with a 7-5 6-3 win over Italys Fabio Fognini.
Bale will start in Bosnia - Coleman
Wales manager Chris Coleman says Gareth Bale will start Saturdays Euro 2016 qualifier against Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Actor LaBeouf arrested for being drunk
Hollywood star Shia LaBeouf is arrested and charged with public drunkenness in the city of Austin, Texas, police say.
NZ prop Woodcock out of World Cup
New Zealand prop Tony Woodcock is out of the Rugby World Cup after suffering a hamstring injury against Tonga on Friday.
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Change -- and good rum -- in Cuba
Anthony Bourdain explores Cuba as the floodgates open to the American public. Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
Shark attacks surfer in Hawaii
Witnesses in the water and on land helped save a shark attack victim in Hawaii.
Marco Rubio places his bets in Las Vegas
Far from the tourists on the Las Vegas strip, Marco Rubio breezed into the Havana Grill for Friday night happy hour with the certain lightness of a candidate on the upswing.
Sanders tackles political sore spots
Bernie Sanders didnt shy away from two hot button issues that have given him problems in the past - guns and immigration - during a large rally in Tucson, Arizona, on Friday night.
Double mastectomies for men on rise
An increasing number of women in the last decade have been deciding to have both their breasts removed after being diagnosed with cancer in a single breast. It now seems that more men are also opting to have this type
Actor arrested for public intoxication
Actor Shia LaBeouf was arrested for public intoxication in Texas, police said, in his latest run-in with the law.
Can elephants help cure cancer?
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KIM'S TOUGH TALK North Korea's leader says country ready for US threat
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HERO AT HOME French train hero defended woman during stabbing
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US-backed Syrian rebels made progress before Russia's airstrikes
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China starts operating 2 lighthouses on disputed South China Sea reefs
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At least 20 killed in bomb blasts in center of Turkish capital
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UCLA punter arrested on suspicion of rape
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Kim Jong Un says North Korea ready to stand up to any US threat
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The Dalai Lama says Buddhist culture most important to him
The Dalai Lama says he considers it most important to preserve the Buddhist culture that has helped the Tibetan people live together even in exile.
Suspected jihadists attack central Mali, kill official
A mayor says a group of suspected jihadists attacked a village in central Mali, killing a local official in front of his family.
At least 30 dead in Turkey after blasts at peace rally
Two explosions were detonated at a demonstration organized by civil society groups in the capital of Ankara.
The Latest: North Korea shows off missiles, drones in parade
The latest on the celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the creation of North Korea’s ruling party (all times local).
Pakistani PM says he wants to revive Afghan-Taliban talks
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Saturday his government was trying to revive stalled peace talks between representatives of Afghan government and the Taliban.
30 killed, 126 injured in Ankara bomb attacks
Turkey’s Interior Ministry says two bomb explosions apparently targeting a peace rally in the capital Ankara has killed 30 people and injured 126 others.
Turkish Interior Ministry: 30 killed, 126 injured in Ankara bomb attacks
Turkish Interior Ministry: 30 killed, 126 injured in Ankara bomb attacks.
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Twin bombs kill at least 20 in Turkish capital Ankara
ANKARA (Reuters) - Twin explosions outside the main train station in the Turkish capital Ankara killed at least 20 people on Saturday as hundreds gathered for a peace rally, in what government officials described as a terrorist attack.
Palestinian militant killed in Jerusalem clash as violence rages on
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian during late night clashes in an East Jerusalem refugee camp on Saturday, a spokeswoman said, in a further wave of violence that has raised concerns about a new Palestinian uprising.
China says let's toughen ties as North Korea celebrates anniversary
PYONGYANG (Reuters) - China said it wants to strengthen ties with North Korea, its isolated neighbor under U.N. sanctions for its nuclear weapons program, which is due to hold a massive military parade in the capital on Saturday to mark
China completes construction of lighthouses in disputed South China Sea
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has completed the construction of two lighthouses in the disputed South China Sea, the official Xinhua news agency reported, as tensions in the region mount over Beijings maritime ambitions.
Dell to use VMware to help pay for EMC deal: sources
(Reuters) - Dell Inc is planning to use equity in cloud software company VMware Inc to help pay for its acquisition of EMC Corp in a deal valuing the data storage company at more than $55 billion, according to people
Clinton's support slides ahead of first Democratic debate
(Reuters) - Just days before she will take the stage in the first Democratic debate, Hillary Clintons lead over rival Bernie Sanders has narrowed, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.
Islamic State closes in on Syrian city of Aleppo; U.S. abandons rebel training effort
BEIRUT/ANKARA (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters have seized villages close to the northern city of Aleppo from rival insurgents, a monitoring group said on Friday, despite an intensifying Russian air-and-sea campaign that Moscow says has targeted the militant group.
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Stressed? Find ways to beat burnout and do what matters most
Experts give tips on finding center in a hectic world       
The week in politics: Cold feet for McCarthy, but not for Trump
As the Democratic presidential field readied for its first debate, Capitol Hill was stunned this week when Kevin McCarthy announced he was d...    
Ankara bomb attacks kill 30, injure 126
The explosions erupted at a peace rally in the Turkish capital.       
N. Korea parades missiles, drones in anniversary celebration
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared Saturday that his country was ready to stand up to any threat posed by the United States as he spok...   
U.S. stumbles trying to build Syrian ground force
Overhaul of U.S. training program spotlights challenge of building ground force in Syria.       
Should schools embrace eDays to make up for weather?
Extreme weather is prompting school systems to think outside the box to figure out alternatives for students losing too many days in the cla...    
Russia transfers Ukraine war doctrine to Syria
Russias new generation warfare employs deception, irregular troops and nuclear swagger.       
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N. Korea Says 'Ready' for War With U.S. at Giant Parade
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared Saturday that his country was ready to stand up to any threat posed by the United States.
Could Black Caucus Leverage Votes in Speaker Race?
Could the Congressional Black Caucus block their votes in such a way to get something politically out of the race for Speaker of the House?
Where's the Omega-3? It's in the Beef
Researchers and some ranchers are feeding cattle flaxseed and algae with an eye to offering steaks that are high in heart-healthy Omega-3 fatty acids.
Shark Attack: Hawaii Surfer, 25, Critically Hurt
A 25-year-old surfer was bitten by a shark on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii, officials said Friday.
Actor Quaid Detained by Cops at Border in Vermont
Actor Randy Quaid was taken into custody while trying to cross into the United States from Canada, Vermont State Police said.
Many Dead as Blasts Rock Turkish Capital: Reports
Powerful explosions rocked a busy road junction in Ankara, Turkey Saturday - causing many casualties, local media reported.
China Wants to Strengthen Ties With North Korea
China said it wants to strengthen ties with North Korea, its isolated neighbor under U.N. sanctions for its nuclear weapons program, which is due to hold a massive military parade in the capital on Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary
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Obama Administration Ends Pentagon Program to Train Syrian Rebels
The move was an acknowledgment that the beleaguered effort had failed to produce any ground combat forces capable of taking on the Islamic State.
A Top Iranian General Is Killed in Syria
Gen.Hussein Hamedani and several bodyguards were killed near Aleppo. Iran has been actively supporting President Bashar al-Assad of Syria.
Republicans Meet Amid Turmoil After Kevin McCarthy’s Exit From Speaker Race
The struggle to restore order to the party’s leadership comes as the Republicans confront major fiscal issues with rapidly approaching deadlines.
News Analysis: House, and a Republican Party, Divided Against Itself
Kevin McCarthy’s decision to drop out of the race for speaker echoed chaos in the House 17 years ago, but some Republicans worry that this time may be worse.
First Draft: Today in Politics: Republican Candidates Risk Falling Into a House Divide
The announcement by Representative Kevin McCarthy of California that he would drop out of the race to succeed John A. Boehner as speaker threw the House into tumult and infighting.
Northern Arizona University Shooting Leaves 1 Dead and 3 Wounded
The gunfire broke out near a residence hall at the Flagstaff school. A suspect was in custody Friday morning, officials said.
State of the Art: In ‘Steve Jobs,’ Tolerating Tech’s Unpleasant Visionaries
The new movie about the Apple co-founder suggests that the future envisioned by the tech industry’s leaders is worth putting up with them.
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Here’s How Underdog Martin O’Malley Plans to Win the Democratic Debate
Martin O’Malley will finally have the moment he and his campaign have been waiting for on Tuesday, when he steps onto a debate stage in Las Vegas and takes on the two leading candidates for the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton
20 Mistakes You’re Making With Your Teeth
How to get stronger teeth and a better smile
UCLA Football Player Arrested on Rape Charges
Punter Adam Searl has been suspended from the team
Democrats Troll Donald Trump With ‘America is Already Great’ Hat
For those who want to keep their combover in place without knocking Uncle Sam
Bill Cosby Accusers Can Proceed With Libel Suit, Judge Rules
A judge Friday said he would allow three women who claim Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them to sue the actor for libel, after Cosby’s representatives that said the accusations were baseless. Tamara Green, Therese Serignese and Linda Traitz each allege
Here’s Why You Should Never Tell Ronda Rousey to Lose Weight
If anyone calls me fat one more time in my life, Im going to kill them
North Carolina Rep. Says Claims of Affair ‘Completely False’
Emails alleged Rep. Renee Ellmers had affair with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy
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The apps you must download immediately
Heres a breakdown on apps you should download immediately to get started with your iPhone, iPad, tablet or Android devices.
Play ball again at Willets Point
Six years after Citi Field opened, the redevelopment promised for its surroundings hasnt even begun.
Restaurants serving great pancakes on Long Island
In a perfect world, pancakes would always be made from scratch. Theyd be rushed from griddle to table piping hot, so butter would instantly melt over the top and down the sides. So light and clean-tasting would they be that
Jacob deGrom strikes out 13 as Mets beat Dodgers in Game 1, 3-1
Jacob deGrom signaled the Mets return to playoff baseball Friday nigiht, delivering one of the greatest pitching performances in franchise history in a 3-1 victory over the Dodgers in Game 1 of their National League Division Series.
Islanders lose first regular-season game at Barclays Center in OT
The Islanders opened their new era in Brooklyn with a good showing, but it earned them only one point.
Cops: Two-vehicle crash leaves one person critically hurt
One person is in critical condition after a two-vehicle crash on Nicolls Road in Centereach on Friday night, Suffolk County police said.
Susan Petersen Lubow dies; first woman athletic chief at USMMA was 61
A legendary athlete who spent 35 years at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point and was the first female athletic director at any of the five national service academies has died.
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