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 2018-02-21 17:10 

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Broadcom scales back bid for Qualcomm after side deal...

Communications supplier Broadcom lowered its purchase offer for Qualcomm Wednesday, a day after the chip-maker floated a possible deal with NXP Semiconductors....

 2018-02-21 17:05 

UPI

Pennsylvania 11-year-old gets jury duty summons...

A Pennsylvania mother was left scratching her head when she received a jury duty summons for her son -- an 11-year-old Boy Scout....

 2018-02-21 17:04 

AP

Liberia's new president pays visit to France...

PARIS (AP) — Newly-elected Liberian President George Weah and French counterpart Emmanuel Macron have announced the creation of a fund to support sport projects in Africa....

 2018-02-21 17:00 

UPI

'Teen Mom 2': MTV cuts ties with Jenelle Evans' husband...

MTV ended its relationship with David Eason after the "Teen Mom 2" star allegedly posted a series of homophobic tweets....

 2018-02-21 16:58 

AP

UK Supreme Court: Police liable for failings in rapist case...

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police can be held liable for failing to bring serious criminals to justice — a judgment that could open U.K. forces to a wave of lawsuits......

 2018-02-21 16:57 

UPI

Descendants of the Tano people are living in the Caribbean today, study shows...

New research suggests the genetic legacy of the Tano people continues today among the people of the modern Caribbean....

 2018-02-21 16:56 

AFP

Fears and outrage over bloodshed in Syria enclave...

Syrian jets carried out more deadly raids on Eastern Ghouta Wednesday, as Western powers and aid agencies voiced alarm over the mounting death toll and spiralling humanitarian catastrophe.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf y...

 2018-02-21 16:55 

AP

Russia criticizes Western pressure to turn away from Moscow...

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Russia's foreign minister on Wednesday criticized Western policies toward his country, urging European countries to maintain good relations with Moscow despite the Russia-We......

 2018-02-21 16:51 

AP

Panthers re-hire Marty Hurney as full-time general manager...

The Panthers have re-hired Marty Hurney as their full-time general manager....

 2018-02-21 16:50 

UPI

Birdman on Toni Braxton: 'I love her to death'...

Rapper Birdman described his feelings for his fiancee Toni Braxton while appearing on "The Wendy Williams Show," saying that the singer is his "life."...

 2018-02-21 16:49 

UPI

Carolina Panthers name Marty Hurney general manager...

The Carolina Panthers are keeping Marty Hurney in the front office as their permanent general manager....

 2018-02-21 16:46 

AP

German court hands 'Laserman' life sentence for 1992 killing...

BERLIN (AP) — A German court on Wednesday sentenced a Swedish man to life in prison for fatally shooting a woman in Frankfurt 26 years ago....

 2018-02-21 16:46 

Reuters Africa

French opposition leader Wauquiez under fire over taped comments...

French right-wing opposition leader Laurent Wauquiez came under fire on Wednesday for taped comments in which he sniped at politicians in his own camp and government, often using rough language, prompting a senior party member to quit....

 2018-02-21 16:46 

AP

Stowaway pleads not guilty after Chicago to London flight...

CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois woman with a history of getting past airport security and sneaking onto planes has pleaded not guilty in a Chicago case....

 2018-02-21 16:46 

AP

City leaders in Mississippi college town reject Pride Parade...

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — City leaders in a Mississippi college town have denied a request to host the city's first Pride Parade, a decision that left some members of the group in tears and drew cri......

 2018-02-21 16:40 

AP

State witness turning point in Netanyahu corruption case...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Now that one of Benjamin Netanyahu's closest confidants has turned state witness, according to Israeli media reports Wednesday, it may mark a turning point for the beleaguered prim......

 2018-02-21 16:39 

UPI

Oscar Isaac says he married Elvira Lind before son's birth...

"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" star Oscar Isaac said there are "tons of reasons" he quietly wed Elvira Lind before welcoming their first child....

 2018-02-21 16:35 

AP

Time for action: Florida shooting survivors meet lawmakers...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Survivors of the Florida school shooting descended on the state's Capitol on Wednesday and had one overarching message: It's time for action....

 2018-02-21 16:35 

AP

AP PHOTOS: Bolivians pick their Andean god of abundance...

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Juan Ricaldi may not yet be rich, but he's the very image of the god of abundance in the eyes of celebrating devotees in the Bolivian capital....

 2018-02-21 16:35 

AFP

Juncker's 'monster' wins top EU job...

The powerful chief of staff to Jean-Claude Juncker, Martin Selmayr, will take a top post in the European Commission in a move announced Wednesday which means he can stay on after his boss steps down next year.The global network of Agence France Presse cov...

 2018-02-21 16:34 

UPI

Former Green Bay Packers LB Fred Carr dies...

Former Green Bay Packers linebacker Fred Carr passed away on Monday. He was 71....

 2018-02-21 16:31 

UPI

Lindsey Vonn breaks down after bronze: 'I never gave up'...

Veteran Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn gave an emotional interview after what was likely the final downhill event of her Olympic career....

 2018-02-21 16:31 

AP

The Latest: Students walk out of school to remember, protest...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Florida school shooting (all times local):11:30 a.m.A number of students at a Florida high school walked out of their classrooms to remember th......

 2018-02-21 16:30 

AP

Brewers finalize details of spring complex renovations...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A new clubhouse building and entry plaza are part of the Milwaukee Brewers' plans to renovate the team's spring training facility in Arizona....

 2018-02-21 16:26 

AP

Fast food is coming to your doorstep, but it can cost more...

NEW YORK (AP) — It's never been easier to get burgers, burritos and other items from fast-food chains delivered to your doorstep. But the convenience can hurt your wallet....

 2018-02-21 16:25 

AP

NTSB: Truck hit by GOP train was on tracks after warning...

CROZET, Va. (AP) — Witnesses to a collision between a train carrying Republican congressmen and a garbage truck in rural Virginia have told investigators the truck entered the railroad crossing aft......

 2018-02-21 16:24 

AP

Technology companies, banks lead gains for US stocks...

Gains in technology, banks and industrial companies drove U.S. stocks higher Wednesday as investors sized up the latest company earnings news. Consumer goods companies lagged the most. The latest g......

 2018-02-21 16:23 

AP

US panel recommends new adult vaccine against hepatitis B...

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal advisory panel is recommending a new vaccine against hepatitis B....

 2018-02-21 16:21 

Reuters Canada

Bobsleigh: Germany's 'Berlin Bob' was not the golden favorite...

There were hopes of a German win in the women's bobsleigh final at the Winter Games on Wednesday but not necessarily from the hands of former hammer thrower and Berlin-resident Mariama Jamanka....

 2018-02-21 16:20 

AP

Jury deliberates for 2nd day in Texas senator's fraud trial...

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A jury in San Antonio is deliberating for a second day in the trial of a state senator accused of fraud for his role at a now-defunct oil field services company that federal pros......

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