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Feb 15 2016

Presidents Day 2016: What's open and what's closed

The date for commemoration was set as February 22, Washington's birthday. Lincoln's Birthday had always been a state holiday in IL, and many supported joining the two...

Feb 15 2016

Convicted ex-Israeli PM Olmert to be jailed

Earlier in the morning, hours ahead of his incarceration, he insisted that while he accepted the sentence, he was innocent of taking bribes, the Times of Israel reporte...

Feb 15 2016

Shutdown over Pulwama deaths, restrictions, affect life in Kashmir Valley

The residents of Lelhara village in Kakapora, Pulwama, mostly youth, took to roads this afternoon to protest killing of a local militant in a gunfight in the Kakapora are...

Feb 15 2016

9 killed, 8 missing as air strike destroys Syria hospital

An aid official said at least one patient died and nine Syrian staffers were missing. "This appears to be a deliberate attack on a health structure, and we condemn this...

Feb 15 2016

UN police base under attack in Mali's Timbuktu

It was a "carefully prepared" plan targeting the Nigerian contingent of MINUSMA, the UN's peacekeeping mission, the source said. A checkpoint in the city operated by M...