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  • Boyfriend Of Missing Phoenix Teen Kiera Bergman Arrested news

    The on-again, off-again boyfriend of Kiera Bergman, a missing Arizona

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 13:10:02 -0400
  • Kavanaugh urged tough, explicit questions for Clinton in Lewinsky investigation news

    Two days before President Bill Clinton was questioned by a grand jury about his relationship with Monica Lewinsky, Brett Kavanaugh gave independent counsel Ken Starr a list of tough, explicit questions to ask.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 13:21:55 -0400
  • Customers Rally After Yelp Reviewer Calls Cafe's Gay Pride Flag 'Disgusting' news

    An anti-gay review on Yelp that called a restaurant in Dorchester,

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 05:52:57 -0400
  • Yahoo News explains: What's the other cause impacting global warming? news

    The authors of the study predict a 58 percent chance that the next few years will be “anomalously warm,” with a 69 percent chance that earth’s oceans will be too. The study found that that warming trend is not just the result of a steady increase in human-made climate change driven by emissions of greenhouse gases. The study used data from 10 climate-change models and found that natural variabilities were the cause of a global warming “hiatus” in the early 2000s.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 11:13:13 -0400
  • Dramatic Rescue of Woman, Son and Chihuahua Caught on Camera at California Marina news

    Cellphone footage showed the moment good Samaritans jumped in to save them.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 14:22:20 -0400
  • James Clapper: Brennan’s anti-Trump rhetoric is ‘an issue in and of itself’ news

    Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday that former CIA Director John Brennan’s rhetoric has become “an issue in and of itself.”

    Sun, 19 Aug 2018 13:51:36 -0400
  • Beautiful shots of diver swimming near sunken ships emerge

    A series of beautiful shots of divers swimming near sunken ships have emerged. Alex Voyer, 39, was sailing around the Caribbean on a 60-foot boat when he stopped for a dive. The images show  amazing shipwrecks as free divers explore the seabed. Alex, a photographer and free diver, said: “With my girlfriend, Marianne Aventurier, we are sailing all summer around the Caribbean to learn more about sailing.” (Caters News)

    Sun, 19 Aug 2018 11:29:04 -0400
  • Paul Manafort jury begins 3rd day of deliberations news

    Jurors in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort begin third day of deliberations. A verdict could come as early as today.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 10:12:07 -0400
  • Some Venezuelans, alarmed by Maduro's measures, speed up plans to flee

    Maduro on Friday stunned the South American nation by announcing a 96 percent devaluation and vowing to peg the bolivar currency to Venezuela's new 'petro', a cryptocurrency that experts have cast doubt on as a functional financial instrument. "I am looking for flights to leave on Wednesday, any way I can," Narvaez said in Venezuela's western oil hub of Punto Fijo, home to massive but deteriorated oil refineries. "I am sure this is going to get worse because the man's ideas lack all logic." Maduro, who argues that he is the victim of a Washington-led "economic war" designed to sabotage his administration through sanctions, said that using the petro will abolish the "tyranny" of the dollar and lead to an economic rebirth in Venezuela, an OPEC member state home to the world's biggest crude oil reserves.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 17:51:45 -0400
  • Pregnant Woman Suspected Husband Might Be Cheating Before He Allegedly Killed Her: Friend news

    A pregnant woman found dead in Colorado last week had suspected her husband,

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 10:36:15 -0400
  • Shots fired at US embassy in Turkey amid escalating row between Nato allies news

    Several gunshots were fired at the US embassy in Ankara from a vehicle on Monday, amid rising tensions between Turkey and Washington.  An unidentified assailant or assailants fired six bullets at an embassy security gate from a passing white vehicle around 5.30am local time, three bullets hitting an iron door and a window, the Ankara governor's office said in a statement. The early morning attack coincided with a deepening row between the two countries over the trial of a US pastor in Turkey. The embassy is closed this week for a public holiday to mark the Islamic Eid al-Adha festival. The attack on the embassy in the Turkish capital was a clear attempt to "create chaos", the spokesman for President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, condemning the early morning drive-by attack. Six bullets were fired at the US embassy in Ankara from a passing car Credit:  AP/Burhan Ozbilici David Gainer, the embassy spokesman said: "We can confirm a security incident took place at the US embassy early this morning. "We have no reports of any injuries and we are investigating the details. We thank the Turkish National Police for their rapid response." Video footage from broadcaster Haberturk showed police teams inspecting one of the entrances to the embassy and apparent damage caused by a gunshot could be seen in one window. President Erdogan greets the crowd during a symposium at the ATO Congresium Hall in Ankara, Turkey on August 14th It said empty cartridges were found at the scene. President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman condemned the attack on Twitter and said the incident is being investigated. "This is a clear attempt to create chaos," spokesman Ibarahim Kalin said. "Turkey is a safe country and all foreign missions are under the guarantee of the laws." The US Embassy in Ankara and the consulate in Istanbul have in the past been the targets of attacks by militants and have faced numerous security threats.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:05:27 -0400
  • Families Separated Since Korean War Reunite In North Korea news

    Families divided during the Korean War tearfully reunited for the first time

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:44:38 -0400
  • Multiple quakes rock Indonesia's Lombok island, 10 dead news

    At least 10 people are dead after a string of powerful quakes rocked the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok, authorities said Monday, in a fresh blow just weeks after earlier tremors left hundreds dead and thousands more homeless. The latest quakes struck Sunday, with the first measuring 6.3 shortly before midday. It triggered landslides and sent people fleeing for cover as parts of Lombok suffered blackouts.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:37:36 -0400
  • Los Angeles authorities looking into Asia Argento allegation news

    NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities said Monday that they are looking into sexual assault allegations by a young actor against Italian actress Asia Argento — one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 22:48:56 -0400
  • Could soccer moms swing the House? Democrats hope so. news

    Remember the “soccer moms”? That 1990s term for politically moderate suburban women has fallen out of usage lately, but they’re still around, and a key voting bloc in the upcoming midterms. Frustrated with Washington and turned off by President Trump, they could deliver Congress to the Democrats in November. Or not.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 10:29:00 -0400
  • Texas doctor who raped sedated patient will not serve jail time news

    Shafeeq Sheikh was instead sentenced to 10 years’ probation and ordered to register as a sex offender. Five female and seven male jurors had recommended the sentencing after deliberating for 14 hours at the Harris County Family Law Center in Houston, Texas. State law required Judge Terry Flenniken is required by the state's law to follow the recommendation, the Houston Chronicle reported.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 14:36:00 -0400
  • No One Lost the South China Sea (And No One Will) news

    America's excessive involvement in the South China Sea has forced China to deploy more defensive equipment in the area. What happens now?

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 16:23:00 -0400
  • Pope vows no more cover ups on sexual abuse in letter to Catholics news

    Pope Francis, facing sexual abuse crises in several countries, wrote an unprecedented letter to all Catholics on Monday, asking each one of them to help root out "this culture of death" and vowing there would be no more cover ups. In a highly personal letter addressed to "the people of God," Church language for all members, the pope appeared to be launching an appeal for all Catholics to face the crisis together and not let it tear the Church apart. The Catholic Church in the United States, Chile, Australia, and Ireland - where the pope is making a two-day visit this weekend - are reeling from crises involving sexual abuse of minors.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 14:59:15 -0400
  • Ariana Grande Brought To Tears While Discussing Anxiety, Manchester Bombing news

    Ariana Grande broke down in tears Friday during a radio interview that touched

    Sun, 19 Aug 2018 18:36:46 -0400
  • Turkey lifts travel ban on German journalist

    Turkey has reversed its decision to ban a German journalist from leaving the country while she awaits trial on charges of being a member of a terrorist organization, the journalist said on her Twitter account on Monday. Mesale Tolu confirmed on her Twitter account German media reports that the travel ban Turkish authorities imposed since she was released from prison in December after eight months in detention had been suspended. "As a result of my lawyer's application, my ban on traveling abroad has been lifted," Tolu wrote on her Twitter account in Turkish.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 02:55:18 -0400
  • The Taliban Have Taken at Least 100 People Hostage in Northern Afghanistan, Officials Say news

    Women and children were among those seized during an ambush in the country's north

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 02:01:26 -0400
  • Tears as North and South Koreans meet after decades news

    With tears and cries, dozens of elderly and frail South and North Korean family members met on Monday for the first time since the peninsula and their relationships were torn apart by war nearly 70 years ago. Many of the North Korean women were clad in traditional dresses, known as hanbok in the South and joseon-ot in the North, and all had the ubiquitous badges of the North's founder Kim Il Sung or his son and successor Kim Jong Il, while the Southerners wore their best suits. As soon as 99-year-old South Korean Han Shin-ja approached their table, her two daughters -- aged 69 and 72 -- bowed their heads deeply towards her and burst into tears.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 13:11:28 -0400
  • APNewsBreak: Alaska Natives believed whale hunt was legal news

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Indigenous hunters in Alaska initially believed they were legally hunting a beluga whale when they unlawfully killed a protected gray whale with harpoons and guns after the massive animal strayed into a river last year, a federal investigative report said.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 19:19:21 -0400
  • Mick Mulvaney Suggests Military Parade Canceled For Reasons Besides Money news

    White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said Sunday that cost wasn't the

    Sun, 19 Aug 2018 12:26:48 -0400
  • President calls out special counsel on Twitter news

    Trump called Mueller lawyers 'thugs' and 'a national disgrace' in a three-part tweet slamming the Russia probe.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 10:08:38 -0400
  • 58 people shot in Chicago over weekend as police hit out at 'cowardly' violence news

    Chicago police have hit out at "cowardly" and "senseless" gun crime after at least 58 people were shot in another violent weekend across the city. Six people were killed from the shootings that took place from Friday to Sunday night, Chicago Police Department (CPD) Superintendent Eddie Johnson said at a press conference. Tom Ahern, the assistant director of news affairs and communications at CPD reported that a three-year-old boy was among those wounded as a result of the shootings from the weekend.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 20:46:51 -0400
  • Body Suspected To Be Missing Iowa Student Mollie Tibbetts Found news

    Authorities in Iowa have located human remains believed to be that of a

    Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:43:16 -0400
  • China and Russia are Building Lots of Ship-Killer Missiles. The Navy Has Plans to Counter Them. news

    The Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile Block II, or ESSM, is a new version of an existing Sea Sparrow weapons system currently protecting aircraft carriers, destroyers, cruisers, amphibious assault ships and other vessels against anti-ship missiles and other surface and airborne short-range threats to ships.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:31:00 -0400
  • 15 of the Coolest Obscure Cars You Can Buy

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    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 11:00:00 -0400
  • Muslim pilgrims in Muzdalifa prepare for final stages of haj news

    Clad in white robes signifying a state of purity, the pilgrims spent the previous night in an encampment around the hill where Islam holds that God tested Abraham's faith by commanding him to sacrifice his son Ismail and Prophet Mohammad gave his final sermon. Pakistani pilgrim Mohamed Forqan, 30, said it was a great day to be a Muslim. Hilal Issa, 70, from Algeria, said he was praying for God to pardon all Muslims and save the Arab world from its afflictions.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 17:09:12 -0400
  • Melania Trump to make solo Africa trip news

    The US first lady Melania Trump will travel to Africa later this year, her office announced Monday, with further details expected in the coming weeks. Trump previously traveled solo to Canada and has made several trips with her husband. "I look forward to highlighting the successful humanitarian work and development programs being done in many of the countries," Trump said in a statement.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 19:58:31 -0400
  • Tourists go off beaten path on North Korea's sacred volcano news

    MOUNT PAEKTU, North Korea (AP) — Foreign tourists looking to go off the beaten path in North Korea can now camp out on the country's biggest volcano.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 06:34:43 -0400
  • Trump Speechwriter Fired After He's Linked To White Nationalist Event news

    A White House speechwriter for President Donald Trump was fired last week

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 04:32:59 -0400
  • Iran unveils new fighter jet as president says US 'knows the consequences' of an attack on Tehran news

    Iran unveiled a new fighter jet as President Hassan Rouhani ratcheted up tension with the US by suggesting Washington would not attack the Islamic Republic because it was too powerful. Iran has expanded its military presence in the region by sending troops to support President Bashar al-Assad in Syria's civil war, but years of sanctions have reduced its air force to several dozen old aircraft. The new Kowsar, claimed to be a domestically-built jet, was unveiled at a ceremony as Mr Rouhani said Iran should be prepared to confront its enemies. "We should make ourselves ready to fight against the military powers who want to take over our territory and resources," he said. "Why does the United States not attack us? Because of our power, because it knows the consequences," he said. The new Kowsar fighter jet is claimed to be a domestically-built jet Credit: AFP Iranian television footage showed clips of the aircraft taxiing and taking off. It is named after a word that appears in the Quran which means "an abundance of good," and is interpreted by some as a reference to the Prophet Mohamed's progeny whom Shia Muslims revere.  Iran had previously unveiled in 2013 another domestically built fighter jet dubbed Qaher - vanquisher in Arabic - but there were doubts that it could even take off.  The Kowsar is capable of carrying various weapons and will be used for short aerial-support missions, according to state news agency Tasnim. Kowsar refers to a river in paradise and is the title of a chapter in the Koran. The ceremony on Tuesday came days after the country's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamanei also said Iran's military prowess would deter an armed confrontation with the US, which pulled out of an international deal to curb Iran's nuclear programme in May and reimposed sanctions. US President Donald Trump had warned Iran not to threaten his country. Last month, he wrote on Twitter in an all cap message that Iran would "suffer consequences the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered" if Tehran threatened the US. He has also has offered to meet Iran's leadership, saying "if they want to meet, that's fine, if they don't want to meet, I couldn't care less," in an interview on Monday with Reuters. Iran has rejected the offer and said the US could not be trusted. "It's not only us who do not trust America. Today even Europe and China do not trust them, even American allies like Canada have lost their trust."

    Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:30:08 -0400
  • 2019 Best Colleges Rankings Coming Sept. 10

    In three weeks, on Monday, Sept. 10, prospective students and parents can explore the 2019 U.S. News Best Colleges rankings on In addition to the rankings, U.S. News will provide extensive statistical profiles for each school, a comprehensive college search and detailed explanations of the ranking methodologies. Users can sign up for the U.S. News College Compass to receive access to the My Fit custom ranking, additional data and other exclusive interactive tools.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 09:00:00 -0400
  • 2 Teens Found Dead in a Field Are Latest Victims of Chicago Violence news

    They were missing for days and were found shot to death in a field on Chicago's South Side

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 18:59:15 -0400
  • This Is How South Africa Could Become the Next Zimbabwe news

    Forced land redistribution was tried eighteen years ago by Zimbabwe and it did not go well.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 15:36:00 -0400
  • Protesters pull down Confederate statue at University of North Carolina news

    Police stand guard after the Confederate statue known as ‘Silent Sam’ was toppled by protesters. The controversial “Silent Sam” statue on the campus of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill has been toppled by protesters. WRAL-TV reports that more than 300 people gathered at the Peace and Justice Plaza at about 7.30 on Monday evening before marching to the Confederate statue's base and calling for its removal.

    Tue, 21 Aug 2018 02:48:22 -0400
  • Talks with India the way forward, says Pakistan's new foreign minister news

    Khan, who took office as Pakistani Prime Minister at the weekend, has proposed talks to resolve a long-standing dispute over the Kashmir region. Speaking ahead of the first meeting of Khan's cabinet, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said it was vital to resume talks, which have made little progress in recent years, between the nuclear-armed neighbors who have fought three wars since 1947. Qureshi said Modi had written to Khan congratulating him on his victory and suggesting the two countries "open talks".

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 11:34:33 -0400
  • Tesla shares fall again on doubts about go-private deal news

    Tesla Motors dropped in early trading on Monday due to rising doubts about Chief Executive Elon Musk's plans to take the electric carmaker private. Shares fell 2.6 percent to $297.55 about 20 minutes into trading, continuing the company's downward trajectory after Musk surprised markets on August 7 by announcing on Twitter he wanted to take Tesla private. Musk said at the time he planned to take Tesla private at $420 a share.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 11:27:31 -0400
  • Small plane crashes on Phoenix street; pilot, passenger dead news

    PHOENIX (AP) — A homemade plane crashed in a Phoenix intersection Monday, killing the pilot and the sole passenger, authorities said.

    Tue, 21 Aug 2018 03:58:25 -0400
  • EPA Proposes Gutting Obama’s Signature Climate Rule To Lower Power Plant Pollution news

    The Trump administration proposed its replacement Tuesday to gut a

    Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:06:24 -0400
  • Ohio State trustees set Wednesday meeting on Meyer's future news

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State trustees set a private meeting for Wednesday to talk about the future of coach Urban Meyer as the university seeks to quickly move past a scandal that has consumed the football program for nearly a month.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 15:52:18 -0400
  • Pope addresses Catholic Church sexual abuse report in open letter: ‘We showed no care for the little ones' news

    Pope Francis has condemned the “atrocities” of child sex abuse and cover-ups by the clergy in an open letter to the world’s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics. Addressing a US Grand Jury report revealing decades of alleged sexual abuse inside the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania, the Pontiff described allegations against the Church as “crimes that inflict deep wounds of pain and powerlessness” in victims, their families and the religious community. The report detailed at least 1,000 cases of alleged sexual abuse committed by 300 “predator” priests in Pennsylvania — and what was a systematic cover-up by Church officials.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 12:58:00 -0400
  • Boy Dying of Terminal Cancer Wants Racing Stickers for His Casket news

    The 11-year-old is suffering from leukemia

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 15:16:53 -0400
  • Venezuela cuts five zeros from currency as economic plan sows confusion news

    CARACAS/VALENCIA, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuela on Monday slashed five zeros from prices as part of a broad economic plan that President Nicolas Maduro says will tame hyperinflation but critics call another raft of failed socialist policies that will push the chaotic country deeper into crisis. Streets were quiet and shops were closed due to a national holiday that Maduro decreed for the first day of the new pricing plan for the stricken economy, which the International Monetary Fund has estimated will have 1 million percent inflation by year end. The price change comes with a 3,000 percent minimum wage hike, tax increases meant to shore up state coffers and a plan to peg salaries, prices and the country's exchange rate to the petro, an elusive state-backed cryptocurrency.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 15:48:27 -0400
  • 40+ Thanksgiving Appetizers That Will Wow Your Guests

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    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 13:29:00 -0400
  • USA Gymnastics ex-doctor moved from prison after alleged assault news

    Nassar was at a federal transfer facility in Oklahoma City after being removed from a penitentiary in Tucson, Arizona, Federal Bureau of Prisons records showed. Last year, Nassar, 55, was given an effective life sentence by a Michigan court for sexually abusing young female gymnasts entrusted to his care. Nassar's lawyers said in a legal filing last month that the former doctor was assaulted soon after being released into the general population at the medium-security Tucson prison.

    Sun, 19 Aug 2018 20:35:03 -0400
  • Malaysia PM calls for China's help with fiscal problems news

    Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad called on China's leadership Monday to help solve his country's fiscal problems, as he tries to revise major Beijing-backed projects signed under his scandal-plagued predecessor. The 93-year-old leader, who returned for a second stint as premier following a shock election win in May, has railed against a series of deals struck with Chinese state-owned companies by the administration of toppled leader Najib Razak. During a press conference with Premier Li Keqiang at Beijing's Great Hall of the People, Mahathir thanked China for agreeing to increase imports of speciality agricultural products, such as durian.

    Sun, 19 Aug 2018 20:26:05 -0400
  • Former 'Daily Show' host to the rescue news

    Jon Stewart seen helping corral goats who clambered on Brooklyn subway track.

    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 22:45:34 -0400
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