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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...

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

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'

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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

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

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.

Germany: Trump IS fighter demand very hard to fulfill

Germany's foreign minister says President Donald Trump's demand that European countries take back Islamic State group militants held in Syria would be "extraordinarily difficult" to fulfill

School board in Virginia may end transgender…

A school board in Virginia is set to hold a hearing this week that may signal the coming end of a transgender bathroom ban

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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

Judge Overturns $38M Award for Baltimore Family

The family of a woman shot dead by Baltimore police was initially awarded $38 million . Now, that award is zero. A Baltimore County judge cited the doctrine of "civil liability" Thursday in rescinding the award to the family of Korryn Gaines, 23, who was killed during a six-hour standoff with...

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.

NYC's Chinatown welcomes Year of the Pig with…

Drums, dragons and dancers are parading through New York's Chinatown to ring in the Year of the Pig

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Stork Is Visiting Critically Endangered Right…

First there was one. But now the good news from critically endangered North Atlantic right whales has multiplied by seven—the number of new calves spotted so far this year in the waters off Florida and Georgia, reports the Daytona Beach News-Journal . That's especially encouraging given the zero calves that...

Lee Radziwill, stylish sister of Jackie Kennedy…

Lee Radziwill, the stylish jet setter and socialite who made friends worldwide even as she bonded and competed with her older sister Jacqueline Kennedy, has died

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