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April The Giraffe Defying The Odds
April The Giraffe Defying The Odds

The pregnant was expected to go into labor weeks ago, but is yet to show signs of active labor.

Virginia court rules for Trump in travel ban dispute, order still halted
Virginia court rules for Trump in travel ban dispute, order still halted

A U.S. federal judge in Virginia ruled on Friday that President Donald Trump's travel ban was justified, increasing the likelihood the measure will go before the Supreme Court as the decision took an opposing view to courts in Maryland and Hawaii that have halted the order. U.S. District Court Judge Anthony Trenga rejected arguments by Muslim plaintiffs who claimed Trump's March 6 executive order temporarily banning the entry of all refugees and travelers from six Muslim-majority countries was discriminatory.

US, Italy And Scotland Boost Security After London Attack
US, Italy And Scotland Boost Security After London Attack

The terrorist attack outside of Britain's Parliament building led officials in other regions to increase safeguards on potential targets, despite a lack of apparent security threat.

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Tillerson's Push for Safe Zones in Iraq and Syria Faces Questions, Obstacles

Allies and activists oppose sending refugees back into a war zone

Trump after House GOP health care meeting:
Trump after House GOP health care meeting: 'I think we're going to get a winner vote'

On March 21, President Trump spoke to reporters on Capitol Hill after a discussion on the GOP health care bill with House Republicans. He said he had a "great meeting" and that "we're going to get a winner vote."

FBI Director dismisses Trump
FBI Director dismisses Trump's characterization of his comments during hearing on Russia

During the House Intelligence Committee hearing on Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election, a tweet from the official @POTUS account said, "The NSA and FBI tell Congress that Russia did not influence electoral process." When FBI Director James Comey was asked about the tweet he responded and said, "We've offered no opinion, have no view, have no information on potential impact because it's never something that we've looked at."

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Trump's net worth dwindled to $3.5 billion, Forbes says

By Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - While Donald Trump's political fortunes were rising, his net worth was dropping to a mere $3.5 billion, or roughly a third of what he claimed during his successful campaign for the U.S. presidency, according to the latest Forbes list of the world's billionaires. Trump tumbled more than 100 spots to No. 544 on the magazine's 31st annual list, largely because of the impact of the slumping New York real estate market on his holdings. The developer-turned-politician, who ranked No. 205 last year, fell further behind to Bill Gates, the list's perennial leader.

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College Student's Boyfriend Charged With Her Murder A Month After Her Body is Found

Police found her body last month.

The Latest: Paris airport suspect known to anti-terror force
The Latest: Paris airport suspect known to anti-terror force

PARIS (AP) - The Latest on incident at Orly Airport in Paris where a man was shot to death after attempting to seize a soldier's weapon (all times local):

President Trump hosts German Chancellor Angela Merkel
President Trump hosts German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Merkel visits the White House for the first time after Trump said she was "ruining Germany" during his campaign for presidency.

High-cost drug helps slash cholesterol in sick patients
High-cost drug helps slash cholesterol in sick patients

A new cholesterol-lowering drug evolocumab helps high-risk patients reduce the likelihood of a heart attack or stroke, but its high cost raises questions about how many patients will benefit, researchers said Friday. The results of a two-year clinical trial on the drug sold as Repatha by Amgen Phamaceuticals that costs more than $14,000 a year were released at the American College of Cardiology annual conference in the US capital. The randomized trial involved 27,564 people who had experienced a prior heart attack or stroke, or who had significantly clogged arteries that limited blood flow to their limbs.

UN urges China to act as bird flu deaths spike
UN urges China to act as bird flu deaths spike

The UN's food agency on Friday urged China to step up efforts to contain and eliminate a strain of bird flu which has killed scores of people this year. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned that countries neighbouring China were at "high risk" of exposure to the H7N9 strain, which has recently mutated to become far more deadly for chicken than it had been. The agency also warned that wild birds could carry the strain of the virus to Europe and the Americas, adding that it was baffled as to why China's efforts to contain the outbreak had not worked as well as anticipated.

Israeli warplanes hit targets in Syria as tensions flare
Israeli warplanes hit targets in Syria as tensions flare

Israeli warplanes struck several targets in Syria early Friday, prompting retaliatory missiles launches, in the most serious incident between the two countries since the Syrian civil war began six years ago. Syria's military said it had downed an Israeli plane and hit another as they were carrying out pre-dawn strikes near the famed desert city of Palmyra that it recaptured from jihadists this month. The Israeli army denied any planes had been struck and the Syrian government has made similar unfounded claims in the past.

Spicer defends Trump
Spicer defends Trump's wiretapping claims, despite having no evidence

Press secretary Sean Spicer says President Trump still stands by his allegation that former President Barack Obama ordered wiretapping of Trump Tower, even though the intelligence community has found no proof that it happened.

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Greek anarchists 'likely' behind IMF Paris letter bomb

Investigators suspect a Greek anarchist group was behind a letter bomb that injured an IMF secretary in Paris on Thursday, the day after an explosive device was found in Berlin, sources close to the probe said. Fragments of Greek stamps were found at the Paris offices of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) where the letter bomb exploded, leaving the secretary with injuries to her face and hands. A far-left Greek group called Conspiracy of Fire Nuclei is "likely behind" the Paris attack, a Greek police source told AFP in Athens.

Nan Pizza is a fun way to eat the flavors of India
Nan Pizza is a fun way to eat the flavors of India

This nan pizza is a fun way to eat the flavors of India in America's favorite food. The popular chicken tikka masala is widely believed to have been created in England for the British palate and is actually the national dish. But it is so tasty that restaurant diners have demanded that the dish is made worldwide.

Taiwan military to upgrade fighters, seek stealth capability

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - Taiwan is planning to upgrade its F-16 fighter jets and will seek cutting-edge stealth aircraft from the United States in the face of a growing military threat from rival China, the Defense Ministry said Thursday.

The Best Vegetarian Chili Recipe You
The Best Vegetarian Chili Recipe You'll Ever Eat

This slow-cooker chili dish hits all the right notes - it's savory and delicious, low in calories, packed with meat-free protein, and it's very affordable, so you can feed a crowd. What's not to like? Watch the video for the recipe.

Ex-member corrects, challenges Vatican over sex abuse board
Ex-member corrects, challenges Vatican over sex abuse board

VATICAN CITY (AP) - The clash between a former member of Pope Francis' sex abuse advisory commission and the Vatican heated up Tuesday, as prominent Irish abuse survivor Marie Collins challenged a top Vatican cardinal over his claims that his office had cooperated with the commission.

Parliament backs Brexit bill as Scotland bids to break away
Parliament backs Brexit bill as Scotland bids to break away

Parliament gave its approval Monday for Prime Minister Theresa May to start Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, even as Scotland signalled its opposition by announcing plans for a fresh independence vote. The House of Lords rejected a last-ditch attempt to amend a bill empowering May to begin Brexit, paving the way for it to become law as early as Tuesday. The prime minister could then trigger Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty at any time, starting two years of talks that will end with Britain becoming the first country to leave the bloc.

Deadly car bomb blast kills 6 near hotel in Somalia
Deadly car bomb blast kills 6 near hotel in Somalia's capital

A suicide car bomber detonated near a hotel in Somalia's capital Monday morning, killing at least six people and injuring four others, police said.

Will anyone buy a Donald Trump-owned Ferrari F430 headed to auction?
Will anyone buy a Donald Trump-owned Ferrari F430 headed to auction?

A 196mph 2007 Ferrari F430 supercar would be a dream car for most enthusiasts but what if the first owner was the current president of the United States? Over the four-year period he owned the car, Donald Trump clocked up just 2,400 miles. Now it is to be sold by the current owner at auction in Fort Lauderdale, Florida at the end of March.

Dutch premier wants to turn tide of populism in election
Dutch premier wants to turn tide of populism in election

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) - The Dutch prime minister said Monday that he wants the Netherlands to turn the tide of populism in this week's parliamentary election.

Why the Galaxy S8 Won
Why the Galaxy S8 Won't Have the iPhone 8's Slickest Feature

The Galaxy S8 won't come with a physical home button and thus needs a new and awkward location for the fingerprint sensor. The Galaxy S8 will likely put the fingerprint sensor on the back. Samsung apparently had hopes of bundling a fingerprint sensor directly in the Galaxy S8's display, creating a new feature technology that would have separated the device from competitors.

Trump budget opens new fight among Republicans
Trump budget opens new fight among Republicans

By Richard Cowan and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Representative Todd Rokita keeps a clock hanging on the wall of his Capitol Hill office that tracks the U.S. government's rising debt in real time and reminds him of his top priority: reining in federal spending. "I was sent here on a fiscal note," said the Indiana lawmaker and vice chairman of the House of Representatives Budget Committee, who rode a Republican wave during his first election to Congress in 2010. When President Donald Trump unveils his budget for the 2018 fiscal year on Thursday, Rokita will be among many conservative Republicans cheering proposed cuts to domestic programs that would pay for a...

Sunday Shows react to Trump Allegations
Sunday Shows react to Trump Allegations

The Sunday political shows tackled President Trump's explosive allegations about President Obama.

Trump asks Congress to probe alleged illicit campaign investigations
Trump asks Congress to probe alleged illicit campaign investigations

President Donald Trump is asking Congress to probe "potentially politically motivated investigations" during the 2016 campaign, the White House said Sunday. The announcement came one day after Trump took to Twitter to accuse his predecessor Barack Obama of tapping his phones ahead of the November election, without providing evidence of the explosive charge.

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Fillon's wife breaks silence over 'fake jobs' scandal

The wife of scandal-hit French conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon broke her silence Sunday over the "fake jobs" scandal that threatens to engulf his bid for power. In her first interview since the allegations of nearly 900,000 euros ($950,000) in pay, Penelope Fillon told Le Journal du Dimanche she had carried out "a lot of different tasks" for her husband during his lengthy political career. Fillon, who turned 63 on Saturday, was once the frontrunner in an election in which Marine Le Pen is attempting to steer the far-right into power in a major European country.

Democrats, Obama Aide Rubbish Trump Wiretap Claims
Democrats, Obama Aide Rubbish Trump Wiretap Claims

Barack Obama's spokesman Kevin Lewis and several Democrats such as Nancy Pelosi and Adam Schiff defended the former president and slammed Trump for his unsubstantiated claims.

US stocks up, dollar down as Yellen signals likely rate hike
US stocks up, dollar down as Yellen signals likely rate hike

US stocks edged higher but the dollar pulled back from recent gains Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled an interest rate hike was likely this month if current economic conditions hold.

Trump defiant as new Russia ties emerge
Trump defiant as new Russia ties emerge

An avalanche of new revelations about ties between Donald Trump's aides and Russia forced the White House back on the offensive Friday, overshadowing a presidential weekend trip to Florida and his well-received major speech. Before arriving at his Mar-a-Lago resort for the fourth time in five weeks, Trump accused his political foes of conducting "a total witch hunt" into links with Moscow, which he denies. The angry accusation came as Attorney General Jeff Sessions -- a close Trump confidant and the US government's top law enforcement official -- was forced to recuse himself from any Russia-related inquiries.

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It's World Wildlife Day and We're All Not So Slowly Dying

Observe the day by reflecting that we're all inching closer toward mass extinction.

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