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Freweini Mebrahtu is the 2019 CNN Hero of the Year

Monday  08:55,   09 december 2019
cnn

Mebrahtu has dedicated her life to keeping girls in Ethiopia in school by designing a reusable menstrual pad and speaking to students to remove the cultural stigma — and because of her work, she has been named the 2019 CNN Hero of the Year. "I don't >>>

Saudi Linked to Florida Shooting Probed for Terrorism. He Had Clashed with Instructor.

Monday  06:56,   09 december 2019
msn

David Datuna ate Maurizio Cattelan's piece of a banana taped to the wall in front of a curious crowd. Video credit: Ronn Torossian /... >>>

Saudi Linked to Florida Shooting Probed for Terrorism. He Had Clashed with Instructor.

Monday  06:55,   09 december 2019
nytimes

The investigation into the fatal shooting last week at a Navy training center in Florida was officially characterized as a terrorism inquiry on Sunday, as new details emerged about the Saudi Air Force trainee who killed three sailors on the base... >>>

California nativity scene depicts Jesus, Mary and Joseph as caged family separated at border

Monday  06:06,   09 december 2019
thehill

A church in California is capturing widespread attention online after a photo emerged of its new nativity scene, which depicts the Holy Family in cages to symbolize migrant families that were separated at the southern border under the Trump... >>>

Ban on Surprise Medical Bills May Pass After All

Monday  01:15,   09 december 2019
nytimes

Turns out, even as the impeachment debate blazes, Democrats and Republicans can agree on one thing: They don’t like surprise medical bills. Leaders of key Senate and House committees have reached a consensus on how to eliminate them, increasing the... >>>

Passenger stung by scorpion on United flight

Monday  00:50,   09 december 2019
abcnews.go

A passenger aboard a United Airlines flight was treated upon landing after being stung on the plane, according to the airline. © STOCK PHOTO/Getty Images A scorpion is pictured in an undated stock photo. The passenger was traveling on flight 1554... >>>

Saudi is lone suspect in Florida naval base rampage; fellow Saudis cooperating

Monday  00:06,   09 december 2019
reuters

Saudi is lone suspect in Florida naval base rampage; fellow Saudis cooperatingPENSACOLA, Fla. (Reuters) - Investigators believe a Saudi Air Force lieutenant acted alone when he killed three people and wounded eight at a U.S. Navy base in Pensacola,... >>>

Sailors killed at Pensacola Navy base saved lives when they ran toward the gunman, officials say

Sunday  23:55,   08 december 2019
cnn

Joshua Kaleb Watson, one of the three people killed in Friday's shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola, was a sailor and former US Naval Academy sportsman who said was looking forward to becoming a military jet pilot.Three US Navy sailors were... >>>

At least one Saudi national filmed Pensacola attack, US Defense Secretary Esper says

Sunday  23:34,   08 december 2019
cnn

At least one Saudi national filmed the deadly shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida, US Defense Secretary Mark Esper confirmed on Sunday. Friends of shooter Mohammed Alshamrani were detained after the killing of three US Navy sailors... >>>

North Dakota county may become US's 1st to bar new refugees

Sunday  22:45,   08 december 2019
msn

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Reuben Panchol was forced to leave war-torn Sudan decades ago as a child, embarking on an odyssey that eventually brought him to the American Midwest and left him eternally grateful to the country that took him in. “I am an... >>>

Border apprehensions dropped in November for 6th consecutive month, per DHS data

Sunday  22:45,   08 december 2019
foxnews

Law enforcement apprehended or turned away 42,649 migrants at the southern border in November, according to preliminary data reviewed by Fox News -- a sixth month of declines that the administration is hailing as proof that the set of policies and... >>>

Cheerleader Punished for Taking a Knee Is Awarded $145,000

Sunday  22:25,   08 december 2019
nytimes

A former Kennesaw State University cheerleader was awarded a $145,000 settlement two years after she faced repercussions for taking a knee during the national anthem at a college football game, court documents show. The former cheerleader, Tommia... >>>

A booming jobs report isn't an all-clear signal for the economy

Sunday  22:10,   08 december 2019
usatoday

The blockbuster November jobs report, eased recession worries and reflects renewed business confidence in recent months. But the economy is slowing.Some economists are largely attributing the impressive 266,000 job gains to easing trade tensions and >>>

Live grenade found in dresser donated to thrift store

Sunday  22:00,   08 december 2019
abcnews.go

A live grenade was found in a dresser donated to a North Carolina thrift store. © Google Maps Street View Durham Habitat Restore in Durham, N.C. An employee noticed the explosive in one of the drawers after the furniture was donated to the Habitat... >>>

Saudi shooter believed to have acted alone in U.S. Navy base rampage: FBI

Sunday  22:00,   08 december 2019
reuters

Saudi shooter believed to have acted alone in U.S. Navy base rampage: FBIRachel Rojas, special agent in charge of the FBI's Jacksonville office, said the shooter used a Glock model 45 9mm handgun that he had purchased legally in... >>>