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10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: 'Empire' actor goes from victim to accused felon; Fire in Bangladesh shopping district kills 70; Democrats prepare resolution against Trump declaration; Duke's Zion Williamson hurt in loss against UNC.

Lawmakers Respond to Idea of Selling Montana to…

More than 12,000 people have signed a petition calling for the US to sell Montana to Canada for $1 trillion in a bid to pay down the national debt , and on Wednesday, Montana lawmakers formally addressed the proposal. But ... they didn't reject it. As USA Today explains, Rep. Forrest...

Advocates say US still separates migrant families…

Advocates and lawmakers are questioning the treatment of children who cross the Mexico border with relatives other than their parents

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Catalan secessionists block highways, train…

Strikers backing Catalonia's secession from Spain blocked major highways, train tracks and roads across the northeastern region on Thursday to protest the trial of a dozen separatist leaders

Reward offered for info on vet accused of rape, faking death

The U.S. Marshals Service is offering $5,000 for information on a U.S. Army veteran accused of raping and impregnating his 14-year-old stepdaughter and then faking his death to avoid charges

What do young Senegalese want in a leader?

Young voters tell us what whey want from their president ahead of elections on 24 February.

Online Petition Calls for Selling Off Montana to…

Online petitioners have proposed an unorthodox solution to the swelling national debt: sell Montana to Canada.

The Must-Have Items Women Are Bringing with Them…

A lot goes into date preparation, but when you’re ready to walk out the door, you’re probably not leaving empty handed. Here's what women are bringing along, according to a new study from Summer’s Eve.

'Empire' actor goes from victim to accused felon…

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett goes from victim to accused felon in less than a month

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Park ranger furloughed during shutdown wins lottery

A park ranger furloughed during the partial federal government shutdown has claimed a $29.5 million lottery jackpot

Brexit takes bite out of Barclays earnings

Barclays earnings missed forecasts for 2018, with provisions for Brexit one factor, but shares in the bank rose after signs of a turnaround at its investment banking unit. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

School bus driver revived with Narcan after crash

Police in New Jersey's largest city used Narcan to revive a school bus driver after her bus, with a dozen children on board, hit a tree

Report Says Migrant Families Still Being…

The Texas Civil Rights Project says it counted at least 272 separations around McAllen, Texas, in the last half of 2018.

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Suspect Planned to Assassinate Top Democrats…

A lieutenant stationed at Coast Guard headquarters in Washington, DC, planned to carry out terrorist attacks on Democratic politicians and journalists and use violence to "establish a white homeland," prosecutors say. Investigators found 15 guns and more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition in the home of self-proclaimed white nationalist...

A Ball May Have Doomed Zoo Intern Killed by Lion

How did a lion at North Carolina's Conservators Center animal preserve get to intern Alexandra Black, fatally mauling her on Dec. 30 ? A witness tells authorities it was due to a blocked gate, according to a report obtained by WRAL . Animal trainer Ashley Watts says she separated the lion...

Woman Who Left US to Join ISIS Can't Return

A woman who grew up in Alabama, then left to join ISIS at age 20 , will not be allowed back into the US, President Trump said Wednesday in a tweet. "I have instructed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and he fully agrees, not to allow Hoda Muthana back into the...