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A new report, obtained Sunday by Fox News, has exposed what it called “unprecedented links between the BDS [The Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions] movement and far-right groups to propagate anti-Semitism in the United States.”

The longest U.N. climate talks on record came to a disappointing end Sunday in Madrid, with delegates from almost 200 nations at odds over how to address climate change and postponing debate about rules for international carbon markets for another year.

Two Las Vegas computer programmers have pleaded guilty to running an illegal streaming website that boasted more titles than Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime but did not have permission from copyright owners, the Justice Department announced Friday.

The New England Patriots videographer who reportedly was suspended for recording the Cincinnati Bengals sideline on video, as part of a web series for the organization profiling an advanced scout, released a statement about his actions Sunday, saying he never provided footage to the team.

The Boston Globe last week rejected a Christmas-themed anti-impeachment ad from America First Policies, a group supportive of President Trump.

A body was found inside a port-a-potty outside the Baltimore Ravens' stadium on Sunday, police said.

Madison Bumgarner and the Arizona Diamondbacks reportedly agreed to a five-year contract Sunday.

The Denver Broncos were officially eliminated from playoff contention Sunday after losing to the Kansas City Chiefs and the disappointing season left star linebacker Von Miller stunned.

Gabrielle Union is looking to speak with actor Orlando Jones after he said he was fired from the show "American Gods," which is produced by the same company behind "America's Got Talent."

President Trump on Sunday took a swipe at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., over her response to a reporter who asked why bribery wasn’t included in the newly unveiled articles of impeachment, despite Democrats – including the Speaker herself – having repeatedly leveled those charges against the president throughout impeachment proceedings.

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday rejected a bankruptcy reorganization plan submitted by PG&E Corp , the state's largest investor-owned utility, saying its proposal fails to meet the requirements of a recently enacted wildfire law.

President Donald Trump's private lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, was at the White House on Friday, the same day that a Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives panel approved impeachment charges against Trump.

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday took Republican President Donald Trump to the brink of impeachment by approving two charges against him over his efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden.

The U.S. House of Representatives will take up impeachment charges against President Donald Trump next week after the House Judiciary Committee on Friday recommended two charges, abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, to the full chamber.

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Friday unveiled a climate plan to slash U.S. carbon emissions by 50% in ten years, by slapping tougher pollution standards on new gas-fired power plants and replacing coal with cleaner energy sources like wind and solar.

The U.S. Justice Department is preparing to take legal action against Live Nation Entertainment on allegations the concert promoter has sought to strong-arm concert venues into using its dominant Ticketmaster subsidiary, a source familiar with the planned legal action said on Friday.

Arizona searchers on Friday recovered the body of a missing six-year-old girl at a lake northeast of Phoenix, the third child to have died when her family's vehicle attempted to cross a rain-swollen creek, authorities said.

New York City police arrested a 13-year-old boy in connection with the murder of a college student in a Manhattan park, local media reported on Friday, rattling a city in which crime rates have plunged in recent years.

Federal prosecutors urged a judge on Friday to order a new psychiatric uation of a Colorado man charged with murder but deemed mentally unfit to stand trial in state court for a deadly shooting rampage at a Planned Parenthood clinic in 2015.

A senior U.S. senator said on Friday he would block President Donald Trump's efforts to overhaul the weapons exports regime to make it easier for gun makers to sell small arms to foreign buyers.

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg's doctor has proclaimed him "a 77-year-old man in outstanding health," according to a letter released by his campaign on Thursday.

U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed the impeachment process against him on Friday as a hoax and said he would not mind a long trial in the U.S. Senate, saying he wanted to see the whistleblower whose complaint led Democrats to launch the inquiry.

The U.S. House Rules Committee said it would meet on Tuesday to establish procedures for the House of Representatives to follow when it considers two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump next week.

White House counsel Pat Cipollone is likely to play a leading role in defending President Donald Trump at a potential U.S. Senate impeachment trial, an administration official said on Friday.

A federal judge blocked Los Angeles from enforcing a law requiring contractors seeking to do business with the city to disclose their ties to the National Rifle Association.

Senior negotiators in the U.S. Congress on Thursday reached a tentative deal with the White House on a series of bills to fund federal agencies through Sept. 30, 2020, which would avert partial government shutdowns next week.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer made it clear in a letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Sunday night that he prefers a Senate impeachment trial with witness testimony and new documents, a direct rebuttal to top Republicans who have argued in recent days that a shorter trial without witnesses would spare the Senate from becoming a partisan circus.

In the letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Sunday evening, Schumer called for at least four witnesses -- including acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, former national security adviser John Bolton, senior adviser to the acting White House chief of staff Robert Blair and Office of Management and Budget official Michael Duffey to testify.

Five aides to Rep. Jeff Van Drew of New Jersey resigned on Sunday as the lawmaker prepares to switch to the Republican Party, according to a signed resignation letter obtained by CNN.

A clearer picture of the next charged investigation into the FBI's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election is emerging, and President Donald Trump is already cashing in on suggestions that it could reveal damning accusations of bias by law enforcement and intelligence officials that last week's inspector general report debunked.

c on Sunday criticized Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after the Kentucky Republican said he would coordinate with White House counsel on "everything" regarding the looming Senate impeachment trial.

A group of freshmen Democrats are working to convince House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to draft Rep. Justin Amash as an impeachment manager for the expected Senate trial, a source familiar told CNN on Sunday.

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A storm system moving east with rain and snow has put more than 20 million people under winter weather alerts from Colorado to West Virginia.

The US Naval Academy says it has launched an internal investigation after two midshipmen were captured on ESPN's pre-game show for the Army-Navy game Saturday making what some are interpreting as a white nationalist hand gesture and what others are interpreting as innocent.

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CNN's Brooke Baldwin responds to President Donald Trump's Twitter attacks on 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg.

Preview An 8-year-old boy had to undergo a surgery to remove the sharp grains, virtually ingrown into his knees, after his mother’s boyfriend routinely forced him to stand on raw buckwheat as punishment for the tiniest ‘misbehavior.’ Read Full Article at RT.com

Preview As the US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Ross entered the Black Sea on Sunday, Russia sent its small missile ship Vyshny Volochek to survey its actions. It’s the eighth US Navy vessel to arrive in the region this year. Read Full Article at RT.com

Preview President Donald Trump took to Twitter to demand a personal apology from former FBI Director James Comey, after Comey apologized on TV for his (mis)handling of the ‘Russiagate’ probe. Read Full Article at RT.com

Preview The screeching masses on Twitter are melting down over the “white power symbol” flashed by a group of Army and Navy cadets. However, even the media is getting on board, unironically describing the ‘okay’ gesture as a hate symbol. Read Full Article at RT.com

Preview An overcrowded train ride through Germany shared by climate activist Greta Thunberg was taken by many as a swipe at Deutsche Bahn’s service, but the railway company soon shot back, reminding Greta about her seat in first-class. Read Full Article at RT.com

Preview Ankara retains the option of shutting down the Incirlik Air Base used by US/NATO forces, in retaliation to any additional sanctions against Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said. Read Full Article at RT.com

Preview There have been some tough times at the Emirates this season but famed Arsenal fan and professional provocateur Piers Morgan says he has 'never seen a worse team' as he watched his side go behind to a rampant Manchester City. Read Full Article at RT.com

Preview Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s son Eduardo has said that his father will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, following the lead of US President Donald Trump. Bolsonaro described the move as “natural and normal.” Read Full Article at RT.com

Preview A Google computer recently achieved “quantum supremacy,” performing a calculation that’d be impossible on a regular machine. Some scientists are up in arms – not at the breakthrough, but because “supremacy” sounds vaguely racist. Read Full Article at RT.com

Preview In what has been a mostly wretched campaign for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Manchester United, teenage forward Mason Greenwood looks to be a beacon of hope that the club can emerge from the funk which has mired them in recent seasons. Read Full Article at RT.com

Preview Tottenham moved to within three points of Chelsea in the Premier League table after snatching a late winner at Wolves – meaning Jose Mourinho’s men could overtake his former club when they meet next weekend. Read Full Article at RT.com

Preview Cristiano Ronaldo was given the seal of approval from girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez as the Juventus number seven scored twice to get his team back to winnings way in Serie A on Sunday. Read Full Article at RT.com

Preview Following days of unrest centered around New Delhi’s Jamia Millia Islamia University, police have broken into its grounds, making arrests and forcing dozens of students to leave. Tear gas has been used amid reports of clashes. Read Full Article at RT.com

Preview Islamabad, which just settled a Soviet-era debt dispute with Moscow, now wishes for "a new phase" in relations with Russia. Geopolitics, coupled with promising new trade opportunities, could help them thrive, analysts explain. Read Full Article at RT.com

Preview China’s high-tech advantage should have been a “Sputnik” moment for the US, but Washington failed to create its own industrial program, choosing to blame Beijing for all its misfortunes instead, says the Keiser Report. Read Full Article at RT.com

Preview Petr Yan's next octagon assignment could be against a former UFC champion, or even the current one, after he had some choice words for Cody Garbrandt and Henry Cejudo following his dominant win against Urijah Faber at UFC 245. Read Full Article at RT.com

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Dak Prescott made up for the gaffe that wasn't on the coin toss. The star quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys had some help from backfield mate Ezekiel Elliott.

Prescott threw two touchdown passes after his confusing exchange with referee Walt Anderson made many think the Cowboys ...

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - A man died after shots were fired in an encounter with police in Ohio on Sunday, police said.

Patrol officers responded around 9 a.m. Sunday to a report of a vehicle abandoned against the center median of a road, according to a release from Akron police.

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The IRS is poised to implement guidelines that will allow a wide array of nonprofits to withhold the identities of their largest donors.

Many right-leaning advocacy groups have pushed for the Trump administration's changes, but some watchdogs say the move will invite illicit foreign spending in American politics.

Under the ...

HENDERSON, N.C. — Law enforcement authorities in North Carolina say a school resource officer has been placed on paid administrative leave after school surveillance video showed him violently slamming a middle school student to the ground twice before dragging him off camera.

School district officials reported the officer to authorities ...

ELWOOD, Ind. — The body of an 89-year-old Army veteran has gone unclaimed, a central Indiana coroner said.

George R. Green of Elwood died Dec. 5, Madison County Coroner Danielle Noone said.

Noone said she has had to make funeral arrangements for Green without his family's input because none of ...

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats are proposing a weekslong Senate impeachment trial seeking testimony from four new witnesses including John Bolton and Mick Mulvaney over President Donald Trump's actions toward Ukraine, according to a detailed outlined released Sunday.

Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York proposed the structure for a "fair and ...

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's trade negotiator for North America said Sunday that Mexico categorically opposes allowing foreign labor inspectors to operate in the country, saying that was not contemplated in the recent agreement with Washington and Ottawa on the USMCA pact to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Jesús ...

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A Wyoming mayor reimbursed her city for grant money she used for personal expenses, officials said.

Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr repaid nearly $600 she used from a $100,000 Bloomberg Philanthropies grant, The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports.

Grant money was used to pay for a ticket for ...

NEWARK, Del. (AP) - Law enforcement authorities in Delaware say a man has been charged with stalking and harassing two University of Delaware students.

WDEL-FM reports one of the women began receiving vulgar messages from 25-year-old Newark resident Kyle Stevens in August. The station reports that as police in Newark ...

The U.S. Naval Academy has appointed an officer to conduct an internal investigation into possible “white power” hand gestures flashed by students during a broadcast before the Army-Navy football game, an academy spokeswoman said Sunday.

“Based on findings of the investigation, those involved will be held appropriately accountable," Cmdr. Alana ...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A man who says he was abused by a priest has no legal argument to compel the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland to pay for his psychological counseling, a Maine judge has ruled.

David Gagnon, formerly of Biddeford, sued the Portland diocese in small claims court ...

DENVER (AP) - The federal Bureau of Land Management plans to conduct an environmental assessment of test drilling proposed by the owner of a Colorado limestone quarry seeking to expand the operation, officials said.

Rocky Mountain Resources Industrials Inc. sought an environmental review exemption for five test wells, The Colorado ...

NEW YORK (AP) - International Flavors and Fragrances is merging with DuPont's Nutrition and Biosciences unit in a $26.2 billion deal that would form a new company.

The deal announced Sunday would give DuPont shareholders 55.4% of the new company's shares, while IFF shareholders will get 44.6%. When the deal ...

The Justice Department's report on the FBI's Crossfire Hurricane probe is the first official account of sources relied on by Christopher Steele to write a dossier that damaged President Trump, energized the FBI and ultimately proved to be untrue.

The Justice Department inspector general's report shows that an anonymous phone ...

ASHTON, W.Va. (AP) - A sheriff’s deputy in West Virginia was shot in the face Sunday while attempting to serve charges on a man at a home in a shooting incident from the previous day, authorities said.

Deputies were trying to enter the home in rural Mason County on Sunday ...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama man was arrested for stealing a fire chief's vehicle and running from police in a high-speed chase that he narrated on the vehicle's in-car video system.

News media report that the Etowah County Sheriff's Office arrested Logan Cale Norton on Wednesday.

Glencoe's fire ...

California is spending $187 million to try to ensure an accurate count of its population. The Texas Legislature decided not to devote any money to the job. Why? The key seems to be which party controls state government.

The Senate Democratic leader wants to seek testimony from Mick Mulvaney, John Bolton and other White House officials, and subpoena documents the White House has withheld.

Software start-ups have a phrase for what Amazon is doing to them: ‘strip-mining’ them of their innovations.

A key United Nations meeting ended early Sunday with the United States and other big polluters blocking even a nonbinding effort to enhance their climate targets next year.

Few politicians have teams to spot false statements about them online, or to fight back before it spreads.

In the first nominating state, many Democrats feel a responsibility to identify a candidate who can win in states more diverse than their own.

Tom Perez has the worst job in American politics, and he beat Pete Buttigieg to get it.

And why are baby boomers still in charge?

Reginald Dwayne Betts talks about “Felon,” and Jung Chang discusses “Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister.”

Hyperpartisan politics and an implacable president may break Congress’s ability to check him.

Letters and recordings keep a family connected, 75 years after the Battle of the Bulge.

There’s finally momentum for better economic statistics.

The wealthy have always influenced the art scene. But in recent years, they’ve dominated it.

Sometimes I wonder if I can stand many more years of unreliable service. Then something happens that gets me all mushy again.

Another wild week for the president, but does it lead to rejection or re-election?

Save it from the ravages of warming and we can save the planet.

No Jackrabbit? No problem. Two days after Janoris “Jackrabbit’’ Jenkins, the Giants top cornerback, was released after his offensive Twitter comment and subsequent fallout from his non-apology for using an insensitive word, Jenkins wasn’t physically at MetLife Stadium on Sunday for the Giants 36-20 win over the Dolphins. But he was there in spirit. According...

According to reports, the Mexican American actor died suddenly after being hospitalized with stomach pains while visiting family in Mexico.

An SUV went up in flames inside the Lincoln Tunnel on Sunday night, causing major delays as authorities shut down all lanes of the major thoroughfare’s center tube. The Volvo SUV caught fire in the tunnel around 5:04 p.m., and the blaze was extinguished by 5:10 p.m., a Port Authority spokesman said. The vehicle was...

A black teacher at Manhattan’s Beacon High School told cheering students to boycott the elite campus Monday after an incident involving a white Jewish girl sparked complaints about a racist environment. “What we’re asking of all students: Do not come to school that day to show solidarity for the support of not just students of...

Later, in the sanctity of the locker room, with a game ball in his hands, Eli Manning summed things up simply and succinctly — par for the course, right there — for both the teammates chanting his name around him and for the faithful who’d endured one more frozen afternoon when the numbers on the...

This was not a perfect 10. But it was perfect for 10. A day and game that was scripted for one purpose — win for Eli Manning — was kick-started in a most unlikely way when the man himself, usually a Manning of few words, gave his teammates something to consider in the locker room...

MEXICO CITY — Human remains discovered last month at a farm outside the city of Guadalajara have been confirmed as belonging to at least 50 people, authorities in Mexico’s west-central state of Jalisco reported. Jalisco state prosecutors said recovery work at the farm in Tlajomulco de Zuniga, which began Nov. 22 after the initial discovery,...

PORTLAND, Ore. — A jury has awarded more than $9 million in damages to a man and woman from Vancouver, British Columbia, who were struck by an 18-wheeler truck while riding their bikes along Interstate 84 in the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon. The eight-member jury found Exel Inc. — more commonly known as the...

This was a win-win-win for the Giants. Eli Manning soaked in an emotional goodbye. A franchise-record-tying nine-game losing streak is over. And no damage was done to the future. The Giants entered and exited Sunday projected to pick No. 2 in the 2020 NFL Draft. The 36-20 win Sunday against the Dolphins at MetLife Stadium...

Urban Meyer isn’t doing anything to dispel rumors of him making a move to the NFL. Meyer, the 55-year-old who has three national titles as a college coach, was in Redskins owner Dan Snyder’s box Sunday for the team’s loss to the Eagles. At one point Meyer was sitting with Alex Smith, whom Meyer coached...

Close is cleaning house as she's selling Beanfield, her Bedford Hills estate, for $3.6 million.

The City University of New York is set to impose a $120 annual “health and wellness fee” on students — on top of an expected $200 tuition increase. The CUNY Board of Trustees is expected to approve the wallet-lightening hikes in a meeting on Monday, over the objections of the the student body’s lone voice...

Grading the Giants after their 36-20 win over the Dolphins on Sunday. Offense Eli Manning (20 of 28, 283 yards, 2 TDs, 3 INTs) went out as he should, slinging it and winging it — and finally getting a ground game to work with. Good for Eli. Saquon Barkley (24-112, 2 TDs) got his first...

A Manhattan jury has awarded a Long Island man a whopping $101 million payout for a fall at a 2013 concert that left him with a fractured skull. Jurors in Manhattan Supreme court decided last Monday that organizer Live Nation should cough up the massive sum to Mark Perez, 36 — who had to undergo...

A brazen porch pirate left a thank you note after stealing a Christmas gift in Minnesota — even signing it from “the new owner of your package,” according to a report. “So just a quick little thank you for leaving me the opportunity of stealing your package,” read the note left on shocked victim Hilary...

These Jews have an axe to grind after the Jersey City shooting — and they’ll learn how to do it at a synagogue self-defense class. “Rabbi sensei” Gary Moskowitz, a former NYPD officer and martial arts expert, is hosting an axe-throwing “counter-terrorism” class in Williamsburg Monday, and says Hasidic Jews have been clamoring to sign...

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