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Saudi coalition announces $1.5 billion in aid for Yemen Saudi Arabia on Monday announced $1.5 billion in new aid for Yemen, where nearly three years of conflict has devastated the local economy and pushed millions to the brink of … Click to Continue »
The Latest: Eagles CB Robinson ties game on INT return The Latest on the NFL conference championships. (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Eagles cornerback Patrick Robinson electrified the home crowd and tied the NFC championship game with a 50-yard interception … Click to Continue »
US hockey GM dies unexpectedly at Colorado Springs home Longtime USA Hockey executive and U.S. Olympic men's hockey general manager Jim Johannson died unexpectedly Sunday at age 53, shocking the sport less than three weeks before the start of … Click to Continue »
No deal reached, as moderates search for shutdown solution Restive Senate moderates in both parties searched for a solution to a partisan stalemate as they raced toward a late-night showdown vote and their last chance to reopen the federal … Click to Continue »
Oxfam highlights sharp inequality as Davos elite gathers A CEO from one of the world's top five global fashion brands has to work for just four days to earn what a garment worker in Bangladesh will earn in … Click to Continue »
The Latest: Cher tells marchers to use their voice and vote The Latest on women's marches taking place around the world (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Singer and actress Cher is urging thousands of people at a Las Vegas women's march … Click to Continue »
Analysis: Lawmakers must make decisions on oil spill money Nearly eight years after an explosion unleashed millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi's elective representatives still must decide how to spend part of the compensation … Click to Continue »
Amazon to debut cashier-less store in downtown Seattle Amazon employees have been testing it, but is the public ready for a cashier-less store? More than a year after it introduced the concept, Amazon is opening its artificial intelligence-powered … Click to Continue »
Despite shutdown, troops get football, Lady Liberty to open A U.S. government shutdown amid a congressional dispute over spending and immigration has forced scores of federal agencies and outposts to close their doors and triggered furloughs for Air Force … Click to Continue »
Pence accuses Congress of playing politics with military pay Vice President Mike Pence, weighing in from the Middle East on the shutdown in Washington, accused the U.S. Congress of playing politics with military pay, and told American soldiers stationed … Click to Continue »
What does Raleigh’s competition for Amazon look like? What’s next now that Amazon has narrowed the list of contenders vying to entice the online retail giant to build its second headquarters in their city? Ryan Combs, executive director … Click to Continue »
That couch potato at his game console? He might be making millions Think twice before scoffing at someone who sits much of each day playing video games. It might be that the gamer is engaged in a career. Even a lucrative one. … Click to Continue »

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