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New Yorkers Rally to Say, 'Today I am a Muslim, too'

New Yorkers by the thousand, representing myriad backgrounds and faiths, converged on Times Square on Sunday, heeding a music mogul's calls to let Muslims know their fellow Americans stood by them.

Aissami Named As A Drug Trafficker by US Treasury

The U.S. Treasury Department named Venezuela’s VP Tareck El Aissami as a drug trafficker,

5 things for Tuesday, February 14, 2017: Michael Flynn, travel ban, North Korea missile

Here are the 5 things you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

Iranian Baby Barred By Travel Ban Arrives at Hospital

Baby Fatemeh Reshad could soon on the mend -- and just in time. The 4-month old Iranian infant who has a life-threatening heart defect arrived Tuesday at a Portland, Oregon, hospital, officials there said. Fatemeh and her family had been ...

Springboks Great Joost van der Westhuizen Dies, Aged 45

Former South Africa rugby great Joost van der Westhuizen has died aged 45 after losing his battle with motor neurone disease. The 1995 Rugby World Cup winner's foundation confirmed his death Monday.

Trump Defends Putin: 'You think our country's so innocent?'

President Donald Trump appeared to equate US actions with the authoritarian regime of Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview released Saturday, saying, "There are a lot of killers. You think our country's so innocent?"

NFL Returns to Mexico Oakland to Host New England in Mexico City in 2017

Building off the tremendous success of the 2016 game in Mexico, the NFL will return to Mexico City in 2017 when the Oakland Raiders host the New England Patriots at Estadio Azteca, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced at his press ...

Mexican President Pena Invests in Lawyers for Migrants Latino Loop

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced this week that the country will invest $50 million in lawyers to represent migrants in the U.S. who are facing deportation as well as outreach programs to defend Mexicans’ rights in the U.S.

5 Things for Friday, February 3, 2017: Israel, Russia, Yemen

Good morning. It's the Friday before the Super Bowl. If you haven't picked the team you'll be rooting for come Sunday, you better get to it. Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the ...

U.S. Does $220 Billion in Trade with Muslim Countries

President Trump's travel ban on the citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries has created confusion and concern across the Middle East and parts of Asia.

Quebec Mosque Suspect Charged With Murder

The suspect in the shooting at a Quebec City mosque on Sunday that left six people dead has been charged with murder and attempted murder, according to Canadian authorities. Alexandre Bissonnette faces six counts of first-degree murder and five attempted ...

Miss France Beats Haiti and Colombia to Clinch Miss Universe Title

Miss France is the new Miss Universe. Decked out in a gold-sequined gown, 24-year-old dental surgery student Iris Mittenaere beat 12 other finalists to take the crown. As Miss Universe, she will be campaigning for dental and oral care around ...

5 Things for Wednesday, January 25, 2017: Border wall, Israel, Oscars

Good Wednesday morning. There's actually quite a few pieces of good news today. So keep reading. Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

The Most Expensive City to Live in 2017 is ...

They may be in opposite corners of the globe, but Hong Kong, Sydney and Vancouver have one thing in common.

Trump Meets World: With His Past Comments, This Could Get Awkward

It's time to get to work for US President Donald Trump, and that involves meeting his counterparts across the globe.

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