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To buy Stratton, other resorts

Intrawest owns and operates Stratton Mountain in Vermont, Mont Tremblant in Quebec and Steamboat in Colorado. Stockholders representing a majority of the voting...


8-Year-Old Student Shot in California Classroom Dies

Burguan said the shooter, Cedric Anderson, 53, of Riverside , walked in to the classroom armed with a large caliber revolver and opened fire "without saying an...


Malala Yousafzai appointed UN messenger of peace

Guterres recognized Malala as a "hero", and praised her modesty, calling her a "fantastic example of friendship and simplicity". Malala said she faced a secon...


AL Supreme Court: Bentley impeachment hearings can begin Monday

Bentley has denied having a physical affair with Mason, who is married. The Judiciary Committee will make a recommendation to the full House on whether to imp...


Airstrikes on Syria might also send message to North Korea

But Tillerson suggested Sunday that the latest American strike was also meant to send a message to Pyongyang, which has in recent weeks test-launched multiple b...


Trainer opens fire at Fla. gym, wounds two, kills self

About an hour after the shooting, a few people still in workout attire were outside the gym. The names of the victims and the shooter were not immediately dis...


South Africa's new finance minister vows 'radical' change

Zuma also continues to face criticism over his acquittal for rape 10 years ago, with four young women holding up signs in protest in front of the president in ...


Visit to WH grounds by intel chairman clouds investigation

The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee is asking whether an open congressional hearing on the Russian Federation probe was canceled because the W...


Heavy, rains, snow trigger flood fears in Indian-controlled Kashmir

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday directed all the senior officials including Army personnel to monitor the situation arising out of continued rains in ...


Pastor Scores Big Win for Prayer in Public Schools in Florida

At stake in the impasse is the US$3 billion in additional money from the Seminole Tribe, which Florida may gain over the next seven years if both Congress and S...


Trump tells newspaper Obama aide might have broken the law

Under Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, or FISA, intelligence agencies frequently monitor the conversations of foreigners-including offi...


College student dies after choking on pancakes during sorority event

She was also extremely involved in community service, and volunteered to help trauma victims after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012. "The ser...


Boeing Signs $3 Billion Deal with Iran

As part of the Iran nuclear agreement, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) under the Obama Administration began to i...


Naidu inducts son, 4 YSRC turncoats in AP cabinet

However, a section of the TDP leaders, who have been demanding a larger role for Lokesh, are confident that his new role as minister will help him reach out to ...


Cyclone Debbie havoc: Thousands in Australia asked to evacuate as flooding continues

But the storm still packed damaging winds and dumped huge amounts of rain all the way down the east coast to Sydney and beyond before blowing out over the Tasma...


Arrogate becomes biggest-earning horse with World Cup win

This was perhaps, the second coming. Runner-up to California Chrome a year ago, he was campaigned in America thereafter and while he failed to win, he ran sev...


US to Expand Fire Support of African Union Mission in Somalia

U.S. Africa Command had sought the expanded authorities to enable offensive operations against al Shabaab. As many as 12 civilians, some of them women and chi...


'Lebanon at breaking point' due to refugees, warns PM

Only the most vulnerable, however, are referred for resettlement. UNHCR spokesman Babar Baloch says no specific incident prompted the crossing of the symbolic...


Scotland Yard names Khalid Masood as parliament jihadist

At least 50 people from at least dozen were injured in Tuesday's attack, with 31 needing hospital treatment, police said. The four remaining in custody were a...


Rep. Chaffetz Rips Dems' 'Ridiculous' Call for Nunes Probe

In his remarks Tuesday , Nunes seemed confused as to why he wouldn't continue to run the House's investigation as the committee's chairman. On Tuesday, new rep...


PM Najib to visit India, for five days from Friday

Prime Minister Najib is scheduled to attend a business meeting organised by Malaysian Associated Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and interact with the M...


Trump to sign executive orders targeting trade abuses

The orders marked Trump's latest attempt to follow through on his campaign rhetoric decrying other countries for taking advantage of the US' trade policies. "Th...


Judge doesn't extend order on new travel ban

Although both court orders are meant to apply nationwide, the Hawaii order is broader. In the Maryland case, U.S. District Judge Theodore Chuang wrote that th...


US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets Chinese president Xi Jinping

Getting North Korea "to a different place" is a matter to be approached with "a sense of urgency", he added. China and the USA should do more to coordinate on...


Three North Koreans cleared over Kim Jong Nam death

Kim Jong-nam was attacked with the lethal nerve agent VX on February 13 in Kuala Lumpur airport, in an audacious, Cold-War-style operation that triggered a di...


S. Korean court approves arrest of ex-president over scandal

A presidential election will be held on May 9. The 65-year-old looked exhausted for the long-running hearing, TV footage showed, as she was flanked by two fem...


Speaker shares Trump criticism of Freedom Caucus

In recent days, Trump has zeroed in on the House Freedom Caucus , attacking the hardline conservative group for refusing to support Speaker Paul Ryan's healthc...


U.S. slams Venezuela power-grab as 'serious setback for democracy'

Except for a small group that protested outside the Supreme Court and another one that briefly blocked traffic on Caracas' highway, the streets were calm as V...


Malaysia releases body of Kim Jong Nam to North Korea

Their arrival at the Bunga Raya Complex of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) was welcomed by Foreign Minister, Datuk Seri Anifah Aman, government ...


White House tells Russia probers: Come see intel yourselves

There appears to be an open conspiracy between the House leadership and the White House to impede the investigation into whether the Trump campaign had ties to ...