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Chicago restaurant staff get $2,000 tip

CHICAGO: What is a reasonable tip at a restaurant?  For most Americans, the answer is likely -- at most -- 20 percent. But how about 260 percent? For one patron at a Chicago restaurant, a normal tip was not enough to show his…

Kim Kardashian names new baby girl Chicago

LOS ANGELES: And the name is .... Chicago West. Kim Kardashian’s new baby daughter with rapper husband Kanye West has been named Chicago, the reality star announced on her app on Friday. The baby girl was born to a surrogate on…

Thanksgiving holiday shootings leave 8 dead in Chicago

CHICAGO: Eight people were killed and dozens injured in Chicago in the US city's second most violent Thanksgiving holiday weekend in recent years as it continues to struggle with gun violence. Forty-four people were shot during the…

Barack Obama called for jury duty in Illinois

CHICAGO: Former US president Barack Obama has been summoned for jury duty in the state of Illinois and is planning to serve. Details have not been released but he is expected to appear in Cook County next month. Obama, 56, owns a home in…

Two dead in natural gas explosion at US school

CHICAGO: Federal authorities joined the investigation on Thursday into a natural gas explosion at a US school that killed two adults and sent students fleeing as a building partially collapsed. Rescuers pulled the body of the final…

Barack Obama returns

CHICAGO: Having largely remained silent since Donald Trump succeeded him as US president in January, Barack Obama will make his first public appearance on Monday in his adopted hometown of Chicago. The former president will participate…