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Former Penn State President Found Guilty of Child Endangerment

The university’s former president Graham Spanier was convicted Friday on a misdemeanor count of child endangerment. The charges came five years after former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was convicted

Dutch train crash near Harlingen leaves two dead

An adult and a child were in a car hit on an unmanned level crossing near Harlingen, reports say. BBC News – Europe

Rain leads to 1,500 accidents over the weekend in Dubai

Motorists advised to exercise caution, avoid speeding on slippery roads Arabian Business – Transport

As more US workers fail drug tests, employers turn to refugees

Inside a factory near this lakeside city, a man holding a blowtorch is putting the finishing touches on a plastic rain barrel that will soon make its way to a

Financials drag on Wall Street as Trump agenda weighed

(Reuters) – Wall Street fell on Monday, dragged down by financial shares, but rebounded from steeper initial losses as investors assessed how the defeat of President Donald Trump’s first major

Mosul: Iraqi military pull 61 bodies from debris as airstrikes probed

The Iraqi military says it has pulled dozens of dead bodies from the rubble of a home in Mosul after allegations emerged that around 200 civilians had been killed in

Emaar’s new Dubai supertower project set to rise

Foundation work completed on The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour, which when completed will be 100 metres taller than Burj Khalifa Arabian Business – Construction

Full Mulvaney: 'Washington Won' On GOP Health Bill Fallout

In an exclusive interview on Meet the Press, Budget Director Mick Mulvaney talked to Chuck Todd about Pres. Trump’s efforts on the GOP healthcare bill after the decision to pull

South Sudan ambush leaves six aid workers dead, UN says

Six humanitarians are murdered in the worst such incident since the civil war began, UN says. BBC News – Africa

Six Aid Workers Are Killed in South Sudan Ambush

The latest in a series of attacks on humanitarian workers is the deadliest since the country’s civil war began in 2013. NYT > Africa

Syria rebels ‘take control’ of IS-held airbase near Raqqa

US-backed forces mark a significant step as they advance on Raqqa, the self-declared capital of IS. BBC News – Middle East

Ohio nightclub shooting: One dead, 15 injured in gunfight

One person is dead after a “dispute” escalated into a gunfight, say police in Cincinnati, Ohio. BBC News – US & Canada

United: Leggings ‘more than welcome’ for passengers, but not pass riders

The girls asked to change were using employee perks, so the dress code to fly is stricter.           USATODAY – News Top Stories

After Terror Attack, a British City Linked to Jihadis Winces and Asks Why

Birmingham, England’s second-largest city, has become known as a recruiting ground. Muslim residents resent the stigma but acknowledge the problem. NYT > Europe

After Stinging Defeat Over Healthcare Bill, White House Moves Ahead to Tax Reform

Vice President Mike Pence addressed supporters in West Virginia and President Trump tweeted that Obamacare would “explode” — but both seemed ready to move to another signature campaign promise: tax

Record numbers rely on parental cash to buy a property

A third of homebuyers in England have to rely on money from their family, says a new report. BBC News – Business

‘The least of these’: Meals on Wheels, the Trump budget and the struggle over Matthew 25:40

The sainted Mother Teresa herself was fond of quoting the verse to explain why she devoted her life to serving the poor. Matthew 25:40, it turns out, is a famously

No more free parking on the streets of Sharjah

Paid parking from 8am to 10pm except Friday Arabian Business – Transport

Brexit: Food chiefs warn on EU tariffs

Farmers, supermarkets and suppliers call on Theresa May to secure a free trade deal with the EU. BBC News – Business

Schumer On Gorsuch: Wrong Time, Wrong Nominee

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer talks with Rachel Maddow about why Senate Democrats should oppose Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court, and why the confirmation should be postponed until investigations

Brexit: Food chiefs warn on EU tariffs

Farmers, supermarkets and suppliers call on Theresa May to secure a free trade deal with the EU. BBC News – Business

Schumer On Gorsuch: Wrong Time, Wrong Nominee

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer talks with Rachel Maddow about why Senate Democrats should oppose Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court, and why the confirmation should be postponed until investigations

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