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Amarillo's Zheng narrowly misses making National Spelling Bee finals

Naomi Zarin, the Maine State Spelling Bee champion from Gray, correctly spelled both her onstage words Wednesday at the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee in Na...


Severe thunderstorm watch canceled for most of WNY

Strong-to-severe storms will be possible through mid-evening, with damaging winds up to 70 miles per hour and torrential downpours being the primary threats. Th...


Putin, Saudi Prince Praise Dialogue on Oil, Syria

Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia praised their growing partnership in oil markets and dialogue on Syria on Tuesday, in a formidable departure from past hosti...


UK lowers threat level as Manchester probe advances

Police hunting a suspected network behind Salman Abedi , the bomber who killed 22 people on Monday night, said they had made two further arrests overnight and ...


Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Rice shooting

Tamir Rice's mother says she's relieved that the officer who fatally shot her 12-year-old son has been fired , but she also thinks the officer who drove the p...


Kellyanne Conway: Jared Kushner's foreign contacts helped make Trump's trip successful

The Senate intelligence committee, which is investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election, has requested information and documents from ...


Israeli govt meeting near Jerusalem site angers Palestinians

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Cabinet met Sunday in tunnels near the site for a special session marking the 50th anniversary of Israel's capture of east...


House tax-law writer downplays differences

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had rejected this same idea when Trump had proposed it earlier. The filibuster is a procedural tool in the Senate th...


UK MI5 intelligence to investigate itself after Manchester attack - Home Secretary

A large number of police officers dressed in white suits have been seen searching the industrial premises at Pilsworth. "We believe Abedi was in possession of...


B.C. NDP and Greens seal power sharing deal with confidence agreement

Asked if the one-seat majority the NDP and Greens combined have will make passing legislation hard in the coming session, Letnick simply answered "yes". On Mond...


Ontario to introduce $15 minimum wage

She also said the government did not account for changing consumer behaviour. "They're raising children, saving up for their education, wondering if they'll eve...


Trump, Abbas Call for Revival of Palestinian-Israeli Peace Talks

Whether the war against ISIS terror "is a battle between barbaric criminals who seek to obliterate human life, and decent people of all religions who seek to pr...


Donald Trump says North Korea problem `will be solved`

Washington says it is willing to enter into talks with North Korea if it halts its nuclear and missile tests, but it has also warned that military intervention ...


Philippine forces make gains in southern city under siege

According to the military, militants now control only small pockets within the southern Philippine city . The military said thousands of people were stran...


Merkel spokesman: Germany still seeking stronger US ties

But it was US President Donald Trump's refusal to confirm US support for the Paris climate change agreement or NATO's Article 5 during summits in Europe last ...


Iran: Rouhani hits back at Trump, pledging to continue ballistic missile enrichment

Asked earlier on Monday whether Paris agreed with Trump's call to isolate Iran, the French Foreign Ministry said it would "work toward developing political dial...


UK: Manchester attack investigation still at 'full tilt'

The images show Abedi in the hours before the attack , wearing sneakers, jeans, a dark jacket and a baseball cap. Armed response police guard the scene at th...


'Broken' Ariana Grande has suspended her world tour after deadly Manchester attack

It follows searches at addresses in Gorton and Rusholme on Sunday evening and takes the number of people arrested in connection with the attack to 15, of which ...


Trump pushes for Mideast peace, but avoids thorny details

Iran's ruling powers represent the "tip of the spear" of global terrorism, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud said in a speech on Sunday during Trump's vis...


Queensland police killer shot dead after 21-hour siege

He has been firing shots at the police chopper as it flies overhead. Police overnight were negotiating with a gunman holed up in a farm house. Sne Const For...