Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Pomp and protocol await Pope Francis on White House visit

WASHINGTON: When Pope Francis arrives in the United States, he will get an airport welcome that few world leaders have ever received: A planeside...

Trump on ‘Tonight Show: ‘Will apologize ‘if I’m ever wrong’

Donald Trump clarified, sort of, a longstanding question about his personality during an appearance on Friday’s “Tonight Show.” Host Jimmy Fallon asked him, playfully,...

Subdued gathering at ground zero for anniversary – Appeals to remember Sept 11 as...

NEW YORK: Sept 11 victims’ relatives marked the anniversary of the terror attacks yesterday in a subdued gathering at ground zero, saying their determination...

NYC ends consent requirement for circumcision suction ritual

NEW YORK: People who perform an ultra- Orthodox Jewish circumcision suction ritual will no longer have to get parents to sign acknowledgements of potential...

US labor market strong; imported inflation weak – Weekly jobless claims fall 6,000

WASHINGTON: The US labor market appeared to gain momentum in early September as fewer Americans filed for weekly unemployment benefits, but weak inflation pressures...

Clerk who denied marriage licenses goes back to work

GRAYSON: After a five-day stint in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to samesex couples, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis will return to...

Huckabee to join protests for anti-gay jailed clerk

LOUISVILLE: Presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee will join protesters at a rally outside the jail where a Kentucky clerk is locked...

Hundreds rally in support of jailed anti-gay US clerk

WASHINGTON: Hundreds rallied Saturday as a show of support for the US clerk who was sent to jail this week for refusing to issue...

US army to unleash new all-purpose beast, ‘JLTV’ – The successor to the iconic...

WASHINGTON: First there was the Jeep, then came the Humvee. Now the US military has a new all-purpose vehicle that’s destined to become another...

Obama meets King Salman

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama welcomed Saudi Arabia's King Salman for a first and long-delayed White House summit yesterday, marked by warm public words...

Clerk jailed, gay Kentucky couple gets marriage license – ‘I’m hoping that cooler heads...

MOREHEAD: A gay couple emerged from a Kentucky county clerk's office with a marriage license in hand yesterday morning, embracing and crying as the...

US Muslims hope billboards reclaim Islam’s message – NY-based body erects 100 billboards over...

BOSTON: Dozens of billboards with Muslim themes are sprouting nationwide, proclaiming what organizers say is the true message of Islam and its prophet Muhammad...

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