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The warning was raised to “severe,” the second-highest level, as British Prime Minister David Cameron said Islamic extremism poses a “greater and deeper” threat to the U.K. than ever before.
The bill states that students on college campuses would need “affirmative consent” before engaging in sexual activity. Silence or a lack of resistance would not constitute consent.
Two eruptions a half a world apart have caused evacuations and aviation warnings, but so far no injuries.
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Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Kiev was sending a bill to parliament to get the process rolling. Meanwhile, NATO held an emergency meeting to discuss further Russian incursion into Ukrainian territory.
But at a news conference, the president said the Sunni militant group was continuing to lose arms and equipment because of targeted U.S. strikes against its members in Iraq.
The White House says it will look at federal programs begun after Sept. 11, 2001, that have given local law enforcement military-grade weapons and equipment.
A couple of anglers fishing off the Fla. coast hook a four-foot Blacktip shark. And then …
The Air Force colonel was among the first group selected by NASA to train for the space shuttle program. He went on to fly four missions, two as commander.
Bardarbunga, a volcano in the center of the island nation, has experienced a sub-glacial eruption and could begin sending steam and ash skyward if it melts through the ice, scientists warn.