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13 Siblings 'Held Captive' By Parents, Some In Chains And Starving, Police Say

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 21:08:24 -0500

A California couple has been charged with child endangerment and torture after police on Sunday discovered their 12 children locked inside their home, some in chains and starving, officials said on Mo....
Steve Bannon has awkward Lawyer Conflict

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:40:34 -0500

Rachel Maddow notes that Steve Bannon's lawyer also represents the White House counsel likely telling him not to answer questions from the House Intelligence Committee.....
Trump’s Racist Comments May Actually Help Some Immigrants Stay In The U.S.

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:08:57 -0500

President Donald Trump’s comments last week that the United States should try to attract immigrants from places like Norway instead of “shithole countries” like Haiti or El Salvador weren’t just racis....
Teen fatally shot over iPhone was reportedly killed by a friend, mom says

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:31:54 -0500

A New York woman claims her 15-year-old son was fatally shot over an iPhone by one of his own friends.....
Japanese News Outlet Mistakenly Sends North Korean Missile Alert

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:44:46 -0500

A Japanese broadcaster on Tuesday erroneously sent a mobile app alert announcing that North Korea had launched a missile.....
Car crashes into second floor dental practice in California

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:26:41 -0500

A man who had taken drugs before getting behind the wheel of his Nissan Sedan survived relatively unscathed after crashing his car in the second-floor of a house. Police in Santa Ana, California, say ....
The United States and Pakistan: Best Frenemies Forever?

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:52:00 -0500

New political tensions and demands will create opportunities for Pakistan to build up other relationships in the region at U.S. expense. The United States is once again ratcheting up the pressure on ....
3 Things To Know About The Cognitive Test Trump's Doctor Gave Him

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:55:24 -0500

After speculation about President Donald Trump’s mental health escalated in recent weeks, White House doctor Ronny Jackson revealed Tuesday afternoon that the president passed a cognitive assessment d....
Bridge collapses in Colombia killing at least 9

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:00:56 -0500

At least nine construction workers have been killed in Chirajara, Colombia, after the partially-constructed bridge they were working on collapsed. Rough cut (no reporter narration).....
Botched Photo Shoot Brings Viral Glory To Missouri Family

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 21:53:11 -0500

It’s a fact of life: Nice family photos never go viral, as one family in St. Louis, Missouri recently discovered.....
What does Mueller's subpoena of Bannon mean?

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:18:06 -0500

Chuck Rosenberg, former federal prosecutor, talks with Rachel Maddow about what it might mean that special counsel Robert Mueller served Steve Bannon with a subpoena instead of asking him for an infor....
Across the Mideast, Palestinians brace for Trump aid cuts

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 21:48:14 -0500

SHATI REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) — Mahmoud al-Qouqa can't imagine life without the three sacks of flour, cooking oil and other staples he receives from the United Nations every three months.....
Pakistani police arrest suspect in rape and murder of 7-year-old girl

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:20:04 -0500

By Mubasher Bukhari LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani authorities on Wednesday arrested a suspect in the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl that ignited nationwide protests and outrage over al....
Larry Nassar’s Victims Get Their Day In Court: ‘Little Girls Don’t Stay Little Forever’

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:57:39 -0500

Larry Nassar, the disgraced former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State team doctor, listened to more than a dozen of his sexual abuse victims read impact statements in an East Lansing, Michigan, court o....
Alligator and python captured tangling on golf course

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:50:33 -0500

Several golfers had their games interrupted in Florida by a highly unusual sight on Friday: a python battling an alligator.....
Philippine volcano spews lava; thousands flee

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:14:44 -0500

Glowing-red lava spurted in a fountain and flowed down the Philippines' most active volcano in a stunning display of its fury that has sent more than 34,000 villagers fleeing to safety.....
With A Possible Shutdown Hours Away, Republicans Are Negotiating With Themselves

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 23:15:10 -0500

WASHINGTON ― Just a few days before a shutdown, lawmakers are still sorting out how they plan to fund the government past Friday.....
Social Security Has Paid Benefits To My Dead Husband For A Year

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:46:36 -0500

Ann Brenoff’s “On The Fly” is a weekly column about navigating growing older ― and a few other things.....
Humpback whale entangled in 285ft of rope freed by rescuers off coast of Hawaii

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:23:00 -0500

A humpback whale spotted off the coast of Hawaii entangled in 285ft of rope has been freed by rescuers. The animal was first spotted on Thursday by the captain of a fishing boat near Makena Beach, on....
Steve Bannon Refused To Answer Congress's Questions In Russia Probe, Says Top Democrat

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 23:31:35 -0500

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon invoked executive privilege and refused to answer the House Intelligence Committee’s questions during a closed-door meeting on Tuesday, according to se....
Casino company: Boat that caught fire had no past problems

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 23:52:21 -0500

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A casino company said Monday it never had a problem with the shuttle boat that burst into flames off Florida's Gulf Coast, leading to the death of a female passenger.....
Illegal immigrant alleged cop killer wishes he 'killed more'

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:28:34 -0500

Luis Enrique Monroy Bracamontes accused of killing two California police officers interrupts first day of trial with profane outbursts.....
'Hanging On to Life.' 4 Police Officers Shot Responding to Domestic Disturbance Call

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:38:45 -0500

The suspect was also wounded....
Suit targets California utilities over deadly mudslides

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:33:02 -0500

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two utilities were sued Tuesday for the widespread destruction from last week's deadly mudslides that were caused when hillsides ravaged by California's largest-ever wildfir....
North Carolina mother kills two children, jumps off bridge

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 17:21:37 -0500

After 34-year-old Christina Treadway's suicide on Saturday, police found Isaiah Miller, 7, and Iliyah Miller, 3, with life-threatening injuries at their home, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Departme....
Blessing of the animals on St. Anthony's Day

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:29:06 -0500

The feast of St. Anthony, Spain’s patron saint of animals, is celebrated each year. On the eve of St. Anthony’s Day, riders guide their horses through a bonfire in the village of San Bartolome de Pin....
David Harbour Just Made Another Amazing Twitter Promise To A Fan

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:18:58 -0500

“Stranger Things” star David Harbour will go to great lengths to please fans.....
Sweden sends leaflets to 5m homes on how to prepare for war with Russia

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:23:19 -0500

Sweden is preparing to issue a public information manual on what to do in the event of war, as debate in the country grows over how to deal with the threat from Russia. The brochure, due to be sent to....
Zinke Pushes Majority Of National Park Service Advisory Panel To Resign

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:15:39 -0500

Most of the members of the National Park Service Advisory Board have tendered their resignation over frustrations with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, The Washington Post reports.....
Ann Curry Was 'Not Surprised' By Matt Lauer's Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:47:38 -0500

Former “Today” show co-host Ann Curry said Wednesday that she was “not surprised” by the sexual misconduct allegations that led to the firing of her former co-host Matt Lauer ― but was reluctant to el....
Kosovo Serb politician killed in drive-by shooting

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:31:27 -0500

Prominent Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic was shot dead in a brazen drive-by shooting on Tuesday that risked fanning ethnic tensions in the volatile region. The killers struck on the very day ....
Suspect In Murder Of Student Blaze Bernstein Claims He Was Hitting On Him: Report

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:14:22 -0500

The man suspected of murdering Blaze Bernstein, a 19-year-old college student from Orange County, California, told police he believed the victim had been hitting on him, according to a court document ....
The Latest: Missing man found safe after California mudslide

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:34:44 -0500

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on deadly California mudslides (all times local):....
Ericsson books Q4 goodwill impairment in digial and media arms

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 04:46:53 -0500

Swedish mobile network gear maker Ericsson booked an impairment of 14.2 billion crowns ($1.8 billion) in the fourth quarter, related primarily to goodwill in its digital and media operations, hitting....
Mystery over death of 15 million Aztecs may be solved after nearly 500 years, study suggests

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:52:00 -0500

Scientists believe they may have discovered the cause of an epidemic that struck Mexico’s Aztec population in 1545, killing up to 15 million people. In a paper published in Nature Ecology & Evolution....
The Navy Is Getting Ready for Amphibious War

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:16:00 -0500

The Navy is seeking to accelerate delivery of a new, multi-mission amphibious assault ship designed to function in a modern threat environment, conduct a wider range of missions than the ship it is re....
Activists hold Martin Luther King Jr. Day marches

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:56:06 -0500

Across the country, activists, politicians and citizens alike reacted to recent comments made by President Trump during a meeting on immigration that seemed to denigrate Haiti and African nations.....
Mormon Church Confirms New Leader In Live Broadcast

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:18:09 -0500

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has officially named Russell M. Nelson as its 17th president.....
California 'House of horrors' children like 'clones' and were 'forced to march in circles'

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 03:52:25 -0500

The 13 children from the California 'House of Horrors' were forced to march in circles in the middle of the night, according to a former neighbour. A man named Mike, who used to live across ....
UAE accuses Qatar of 'intercepting' 2 passenger planes

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:02:33 -0500

The United Arab Emirates accused neighbouring Qatar of "intercepting" two Emirati passenger planes en route to Bahrain on Monday in the latest incident between the Gulf rivals. Qatar denied the alleg....
California Volunteers Share Food With The Homeless, Get Arrested By Police

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:24:37 -0500

Volunteers in a Southern California city near San Diego face misdemeanor charges for handing out food to the homeless.....
Oil spill from sunken tanker is expanding in East China Sea

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 23:09:46 -0500

BEIJING (AP) — Several oil slicks have been found in waters around a sunken Iranian tanker ship in the East China Sea in a spill that is growing and whose potentially major impact on the marine enviro....
China's economy set to slow to 6.5 percent in 2018 as government turns off cheap money: Reuters poll

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 00:38:37 -0500

China's economy is expected to cool this year as a government-led crackdown on debt risks and factory pollution drag on overall activity, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday. Beijing is in the second ye....
Ford Ranger Returns for 2019: Pickup Aims to Be Commuter-Friendly Workhorse

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:09:56 -0500

A lot has happened in the midsized-pickup market since Ford stopped selling the Ranger in the U.S. in 2011. Chevrolet scored robust sales with its second-generation Colorado. Honda reintroduced t.......
First price wars of 2018 include $69 airfares from US to Iceland, and $99 to Paris

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:57:12 -0500

Shopping for a travel deal for spring break or Easter? Iceland's ultra-low cost carrier WOW Air is back with a bargain basement deal that includes $69 flights from the US to Iceland, and $89 deals....
Flight from Denver to Hawaii Diverted After Toilet Troubles on Plane

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:10:35 -0500

Toilet troubles caused a United Airlines flight from Denver to Hawaii full of passengers to divert back to land when they were halfway over the Pacific Ocean.....
Someone Edited 'The Last Jedi' To Make A 'Chauvinist Cut' Without Women

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:52:56 -0500

Someone edited “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” to remove almost all women from the hit movie and anonymously uploaded the result to The Pirate Bay website on Monday.....
The Latest: No fire inspections where captive children found

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:36:01 -0500

PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on family members found shackled in a California home (all times local):....
Palestinian Leaders are Calling on President Mahmoud Abbas to Withdraw Recognition of Israel

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:40:15 -0500

The Palestine Liberation Organization’s Central Council declared it should no longer be bound by the 1993 Oslo peace accords....
Former CIA agent arrested with top secret info

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:41:57 -0500

US authorities said Tuesday they had arrested a former CIA agent, Hong Kong resident Jerry Chun Shing Lee, after discovering he had an unauthorized notebook that had the identities of undercover US sp....