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Jeff Flake Urges GOP To Stand Up To Trump's Attacks Against The Press

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:02:29 -0500

warned Republicans that they must stand up to President Donald Trump’s attacks against the press or else risk being complicit in a dangerous slide to authoritarianism.....
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.....
Doctors Speak to ABC News About Some of the Siblings in California 'Torture' Case

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

Surveillance video showed parents David and Louise Turpin being led away in handcuffs.....
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.....
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.....
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....
Syria Kurds say will defend enclave from Turkish 'scourges'

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:59:19 -0500

The head of a powerful Kurdish militia hit back on Tuesday at Turkish threats to attack its forces in northern Syria, pledging to "cleanse" the area of Ankara's "scourges". Turkish President Recep Ta....
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 ....
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.....
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....
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.....
DHS Secretary Says She Doesn’t Remember Trump Saying THAT Curse Word

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:39:18 -0500

WASHINGTON ― Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testified under oath on Tuesday that she “did not hear” President Donald Trump refer to African nations as “shithole countries” during a meeti....
Glowing red lava causes more to flee from Philippine volcano

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:34:28 -0500

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Glowing-red lava spurted in a fountain and flowed down the Philippines' most active volcano on Tuesday in a stunning display of its fury that has sent more than 34,000 v....
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....
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....
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.....
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 ....
Muslim county in China bans children from religious events over break

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 03:39:40 -0500

By Christian Shepherd BEIJING (Reuters) - A mostly Muslim county in western China has banned children from attending religious events over a winter break, an education bureau said in a notice posted ....
Reports Suggest Steve Bannon Willing To Cooperate With Robert Mueller

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:17:13 -0500

Former White House adviser Steve Bannon is willing to cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into whether President Donald Trump’s campaign coordinated with Russia to influence the elec....
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 ....
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....
4 law officers shot in South Carolina, 1 critically hurt

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:20:38 -0500

YORK, S.C. (AP) — A man who was wanted for beating his wife ambushed and shot three SWAT officers searching for him in woods in South Carolina, leaving one deputy "hanging on to life,' a sher....
'The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains' arrives in Rome

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

“The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains” is an immersive, multisensory and theatrical journey through Pink Floyd’s extraordinary world. A story of sound, design and performance, the exhibiti....
Heart-Stopping Video Shows NYPD Cop Dragged by Car in Dramatic Times Square Chase

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:46:44 -0500

After he's hit by the vehicle, NYPD Officer Ian Wallace gets up and pursues the suspect on foot.....
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.....
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....
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....
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 ....
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....
Trump Aced His Dementia Screening, And He Really Wants You To Know

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:18:26 -0500

WASHINGTON ― A Navy rear admiral who serves as President Donald Trump’s personal physician vouched on Tuesday for his mental fitness, explaining that he gave Trump a dementia screening exam at the pre....
Wrong woman killed in love triangle murder-for-hire plot in Florida

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 17:00:24 -0500

Authorities in Florida say the wrong person was killed last Sunday in a botched murder-for-hire plot set up by a scorned woman.....
North Korea to send orchestra to Winter Olympics as talks continue over single flag at opening ceremony

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:54:29 -0500

North Korea will send an 80-piece orchestra and a further 60 singers and dancers to perform concerts in South Korea during the upcoming Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games. The Samjiyon band will perform....
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.....
MLK's Daughter Says We Must Remember Her Mother's Legacy, Too

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:22:39 -0500

Bernice King says those honoring her father on Martin Luther King Jr. Day should also remember another incredibly important figure in the civil rights movement: her mother, Coretta Scott King.....
Just How Much of a Threat is Russia’s Status-6 Nuclear Torpedo?

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:02:00 -0500

The United States’ new Nuclear Posture Review asserts that Russia’s Status-6 intercontinental, nuclear-armed undersea autonomous torpedo (AUV) is a real weapon and could be a genuine threat. “It cert....
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):....
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.....
Police still baffled by discovery of 13 starved, abused siblings

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:11:43 -0500

By Alan Devall and Bob Mezan PERRIS, Calif. (Reuters) - Police said on Tuesday they were still seeking answers after finding 13 siblings starving in their parents' squalid Southern California home, s....
Calif. parents arrested after children found chained to beds

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 21:27:59 -0500

Trace Gallagher reports.....
Hackers Messaged Donald Trump With Former Fox News Hosts' Twitter Accounts

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:58:38 -0500

The Twitter accounts of two former Fox News hosts were hacked on Tuesday, resulting in both of their feeds being filled with Turkish propaganda supporting the country’s controversial president.....
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....
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.......
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.....
Could This Be the U.S. Military's Secret Weapon to Stop a 'Swarm' Strike?

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:52:00 -0500

It might be possible.  Could This Be the U.S. Military's Secret Weapon to Stop a 'Swarm' Strike? Last week’s massed attempted drone strike against Russian forces in Syria is a harbinger of things to....
The 5 Vehicles That Stole the Show at CES

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:39:37 -0500

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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....
Pope meets with abuse survivors, weeps with them in Chile

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:29:35 -0500

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis met on Tuesday with survivors of priests who sexually abused them, wept with them and apologized for the "irreparable damage" they suffered, his spokesman....
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....
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.....