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Abe mum on reports he nominated Trump for Nobel…

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe mum on reports he nominated U.S. President Donald Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

6th-Grader Arrested After Dispute Over Pledge

An 11-year-old boy in Florida who refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance ended up in a juvenile detention center after the situation escalated, authorities say. Polk County Public Schools spokesman Kyle Kennedy says the sixth-grader at Lawton Chiles Middle Academy in Lakeland, who disobeyed a substitute teacher's order...

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Japanese men scramble for lucky sticks

Thousands of men seeking luck have tussled to find two sacred sticks as part of an ancient Japanese festival.

Japan Declines to Say if He Nominated Trump for…

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his chief spokesman have declined to say if Abe nominated President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Meghan Markle To Make Big Screen Comeback ...Sort…

Meghan Markle is making a comeback to the big screen but not in the way you might think. Buzz60's Mercer Morrison has the story.

Australia police say they didn't know Bahraini was refugee

Australian police say they did not know a Bahraini soccer player was a refugee who feared persecution when they alerted Bahrain and Thailand that he was on a flight bound for Bangkok

More than 1,500 attend vigil for Aurora shooting…

More than 1,500 people braved snow and freezing drizzle to attend a prayer vigil for five co-workers who were fatally shot at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant

Saudi crown prince pledges $20 billion in…

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman kicks off his Asia tour with a big signing ceremony in Pakistan, where he pledged $20 billion worth of investment for the cash-strapped country. The crown prince will also visit India and China on a week-long charm offensive partly aimed at rebuilding his image abroad after the Jamal Khashoggi killing, according to analysts. Eve Johnson reports.

China seizes $1.5 billion in online lending crackdown

China's police ministry says it has investigated 380 online lenders and frozen $1.5 billion in assets in a crackdown on misconduct in the huge but lightly regulated industry

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Aurora shooting victims included plant manager…

The victims of an employee who opened fire at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse included a plant manager whose wife says he texted her 'I love you, I've been shot at work'

James Cameron's "Alita" Doesn't Flop But Isn't…

While $40 million in five days is almost always acceptable — it's not quite enough to pay for this extremely expensive film.

UK lawmakers slam Facebook, recommend stiffer…

A parliamentary committee report is recommending that the United Kingdom government increase oversight of social media platforms like Facebook

Australia blames state actor for hacking political parties

Australia's prime minister says a "sophisticated state actor" is behind a cyberattack on Parliament's computing network that affected the networks of major political parties

Suspect in killing of 4 hostages during standoff has died

Authorities say a 34-year-old man suspected of killing 4 people inside a Mississippi home during a hostage standoff has died at a hospital

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Trump: 'I've signed - now we'll be sued'

President Trump declares a national emergency, then acknowledges his order could face legal challenges.

Word of the Day: Prestigious

February 18, 2019 Prestigious (adj) : esteemed in general opinion