David Davis has accused Labour of a "cynical and unprincipled" attempt to block a key piece of legislation that will take Britain out of the EU. The Brexit Secretary claimed Britons "will not forgive" Labour if they try to "delay or destroy" the process.

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos vowed Thursday to replace what she branded the “failed system” of campus sexual assault enforcement, to ensure fairness for victims and the accused.

Sometimes an international offensive begins with a few shots that draw little notice. So it was last year when Melvin Redick of Harrisburg, Pa., a friendly-looking American with a backward baseball cap and a young daughter, posted on Facebook a link to a brand-new website.

BEIRUT — Syria accused Israel on Thursday of bombing a military site that has been linked to the production of chemical weapons, as well as missiles bound for the Hezbollah militant group, marking an escalation of cross-border incursions by Israeli jets.

Amazon's launched a search for a second headquarters city in North America that would cost $5 billion and employ up to 50,000 people, and Los Angeles plans to be among the candidates.

Citibank recently disseminated a predictive research paper in its “Technology at Work” series, wherein a number of experts lay out the future of human employment. The co-director for the Oxford Martin Programme on Technology and Employment, Carl Benedikt Frey, writes “Retail is one industry in which employment is likely to vanish.”

San Diego's homeless population has been hit hardest by the highly contagious hepatitis A virus. The outbreak, which began in November, has spread after vaccination and educational programs in the city failed to reduce the infection rate. The virus attacks the liver.

Stephen Hawking’s Breakthrough Listen project has detected mysterious signals that could be coming from intelligent alien life. Astronomers working to identify alien civilizations picked up 15 repeated fast radio bursts (FRBs) from a dwarf galaxy 3 billion light years away from Earth.

 

Myanmar has blocked all United Nations aid agencies from delivering vital supplies of food, water and medicine to thousands of desperate civilians at the centre of a bloody military campaign in Myanmar, the Guardian has learned.

The Latest: Man who died at festival lived in Switzerland. BLACK ROCK CITY, NEV.  

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The Pershing County Sheriff's Office says the man who died after he ran into the flames of the Burning Man festival's giant wooden effigy of a man was a U.S. citizen who had a home in Oklahoma but apparently was living in Switzerland with his wife.

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