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A Turkish Airlines cargo plane crashed near Manas international airport of Kyrgyzstan on Monday, killing at least 37 people, according to reports The report noted that six children were among the victims and 15 houses were damaged. Most of the victims were residents of the village hit by the Boeing...

Trump-3_16Jan17.jpg In an interview with The Times of London, the President-elect Donald Trump said he would continue to his twitter handle @realDonaldTrump. The account created in march 2009 has 46 million followers.

US-Capitol2-011317.jpg Republicans in Congress took another step toward repealing the healthcare reform law known as Obamacare on Friday. The House voted 227 to 198 in favor of a budget resolution that instructs committees to write legislation repealing Obamacare.

Healthcare-011317.jpg As lawmakers take the first steps toward repealing the healthcare reform law known as Obamacare, the results of a Quinnipiac University poll found little support for a complete repeal of the law.

jason-chaffetz-011317.jpg Following public criticism of President-elect Donald Trump's plan to address conflicts of interest, the head of the independent federal ethics office is being called on to explain his comments to Congress. House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, sent a letter Thursday requesting...

DonaldTrump-011317.jpg US President-elect Donald Trump vowed that his administration will prepare a full report on hacking allegation involving Russia, allegedly targeting him and the US elections, within 90 days. Trump unleashed a series of criticisms on Twitter Friday against his political opponents over the recent reports...

Facebook has announced a Journalism Project, which it says is a new effort to support quality journalism, improve news literacy and provide reporters and editors with tools and training to help them better tell their stories. The social media said it will collaborate with news organizations to develop...

The United Nations International Labor Organization (ILO) released its 2017 World Employment and Social Outlook report, which finds economic growth trends lagging behind employment needs and predicts both rising unemployment and worsening social inequality throughout 2017. "We are facing the twin...

Trump-ISIS-011317.jpg A new national survey says Islamic State poses the biggest threat to the well-being of the United States under its next President Donald Trump. Trump, who is set to be sworn in the new US President next week, had sent strong anti-Muslim statements during campaign, but apparently toned down after he...

Thursday, the United States ended the so-called "wet-foot/dry foot" policy, which allowed most Cuban migrants who reach US soil to become legal permanent residents after a year. Effective immediately, Cuban nationals who attempt to enter the United States illegally and do not qualify for humanitarian...

US President Barack Obama has awarded the nation's highest civilian honor -- the Presidential Medal of Freedom - to Vice President Joe Biden for his lifetime of service to the United States. It was the only time in his presidency, which comes to end next week, that Obama bestowed this medal. Pope...

JamesB-Comey-011217.jpg More than two months after the presidential election, an investigation of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while Secretary of State is back in the headlines. The Justice Department's internal watchdog revealed Thursday it has initiated a review of the FBI's handling of the investigation.

JamesNMattis-011217.jpg A waiver allowing retired Marine Corps General James Mattis to serve as President-elect Donald Trump's Defense Secretary easily cleared a Senate committee on Thursday. The Senate Armed Services Committee voted 24 to 3 in favor of the waiver.

Rudy-Giuliani-011217.jpg With Russian cyberattacks recently making headlines, President-elect Donald Trump's transition team has announced former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will offer the incoming administration his expertise and insight on the issue of private sector cybersecurity problems.

Sen-CharlesSchumer-011217.jpg Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., has called Senator Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., a friend but revealed Thursday he will oppose the nomination of his colleague as Attorney General. Schumer expressed concerns about Sessions' ability to defend the rights of all Americans and serve as check on President-elect Donald Trump.

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