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Pro-Russia GOP Congressman Features Prominently In Trump Aide's Plea Document

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:42:11 -0500

WASHINGTON ― The criminal information document released by special counsel Robert Mueller ahead of Trump campaign aide Rick Gates’ guilty plea on Friday contains prominent references to “a member of C....
Sheriff's deputies remained outside Stoneman Douglas High School

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 11:04:51 -0500

Law enforcement sources tell NBC News that three Broward County Sheriff’s Deputies stayed outside the freshman building where most of the shooting took place.....
Why Schools Are Flooded With Threats After Mass Shootings

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:00:14 -0500

In the days since last week’s mass shooting at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, schools across the country have been receiving an onslaught of copycat threats.....
Red Cross: 21 Staffers Resigned or Fired in Sexual Misconduct Cases Since 2015

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 14:05:14 -0500

The Red Cross joins the list of charities that have uncovered sexual misconduct....
35 Sleek & Inspiring Contemporary Kitchen Design Ideas

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:05:00 -0500

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Thousands in North Carolina bid farewell to Rev. Billy Graham

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 10:57:15 -0500

The funeral procession of Billy Graham made its way through North Carolina to his hometown of Charlotte as thousands came out to say goodbye to “America’s Pastor.”....
US deportations targeting more people with no crime records

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 22:23:08 -0500

SAN DIEGO (AP) — People arrested by deportation officers increasingly have no criminal backgrounds, according to figures released Friday, reflecting the Trump administration's commitment to cast a....
Rohingya exodus still growing, six months into crisis

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 06:46:46 -0500

Hundreds of desperate Rohingya Muslims are still pouring over the Myanmar border into Bangladesh every week, bringing harrowing accounts of torture and murder, six months after a military crackdown sp....
The NRA Wasn't Always A Front For Gun Makers

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 08:01:13 -0500

On Thursday, Wayne LaPierre, CEO of the National Rifle Association and unofficial leader of America’s largest cult, took the stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) meeting in Was....
One of two men hired by man who planned his family's murder confesses to cops: Part 4

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:28:48 -0500

As Bart Whitaker fled to Mexico under an alias, cops found evidence he may have planned his family's murder two years earlier.....
Trump on Parkland shooter: 'A teacher would have shot the hell out of him before he knew what happened'

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:17:15 -0500

President Trump on Friday castigated the armed resource officer in Parkland, Fla., who resigned from the Broward County Sheriff’s office after surveillance footage showed he waited outside the school ....
Manafort asks U.S. court for release to attend New York funeral

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 20:30:44 -0500

In a filing in federal court in Washington, Manafort said his father-in-law died on Saturday and that he would like to travel from his Virginia home to Long Island, New York, to attend the wake, funer....
Cow Who Escaped Slaughter And Swam To Island Dies After Recapture

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 13:13:27 -0500

A cow in Poland celebrated as an icon of freedom for her dramatic escape from slaughter has died from stress after being recaptured.....
American in Custody After Severed Head Is Found in Japan

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 11:02:34 -0500

Police found footage of him entering a building with a missing Japanese woman....
12 Tweets On Gun Violence And Mental Health Everyone Should Read

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:37:13 -0500

If you mapped out the discussion about the major causes of gun violence following every mass shooting in the United States, it would almost certainly lead you to the same destination: mental illness.....
UN unanimously demands a 30-day cease-fire across Syria

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 18:54:17 -0500

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Saturday demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria "without delay" to deliver humanitarian aid to millions ....
105 girls missing after Boko Haram school attack: parents

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:47:14 -0500

More than 100 girls are missing after a Boko Haram attack on a school in northeast Nigeria earlier this week, parents told AFP on Friday. Parents in Dapchi, in Yobe state, said had they set up a supp....
NRA Faces Increasing Backlash After Florida School Shooting

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 14:13:35 -0500

The National Rifle Association, and now the State of Florida, faced a growing backlash as companies cut ties to the gun industry....
USA Makes History With First Olympic Curling Gold After Unlikely Comeback

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 04:16:38 -0500

The U.S. men’s Olympic curling team made history on Saturday after they bested Sweden to win the squad’s first ever gold medal.....
Donald Trump Fundraises Off Parkland Shooting Tragedy, Touts His 'Safer Schools'

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 23:57:40 -0500

A Donald Trump and Mike Pence “weekly newsletter” laments the horror of the Parkland school shooting that killed 17 people, then ends with a “contribute” button so people can give money ... to Trump a....
Greek anarchist group smashes windows at Novartis office in Athens

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 06:47:22 -0500

Greek self-proclaimed anarchists threw paint and smashed windows at the entrance of the Athens headquarters of Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Sunday, police said. About 30 people were involved in the at....
Several bombs set off around troubled Myanmar state, 1 hurt

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 00:28:31 -0500

BANGKOK (AP) — One of several bombs targeting government offices and other places in Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state exploded Saturday morning, injuring a police officer, authorities said.....
Wisconsin woman charged in 3 infant deaths from the '80s

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:31:12 -0500

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin woman has been charged with suffocating three babies more than 30 years ago — cases that investigators initially attributed to sudden infant death syndrome, prosecutors sa....
Alabama's aborted execution comes under court review

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:55:36 -0500

Alabama was planning to execute Doyle Hamm, 61, on Thursday for the 1987 murder of a motel clerk but called it off due to venous issues it said could not be solved before a death warrant expired at mi....
Perris torture case: District attorney adds new charges against David, Louise Turpin

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 20:21:15 -0500

New charges were added Friday in the case of the Perris couple accused of torturing their children and holding them captive.....
US to open Jerusalem embassy in May, marking Israel's 70th anniversary

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:23:33 -0500

The United States will relocate its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in May, coinciding with Israel's celebration of the 70th anniversary of its independence, US officials said Friday. "We are planning....
Woman Stabbed to Death With Hunting Knife at Public Library, Police Say

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 19:34:59 -0500

A man attacked a woman from behind at a public library near Boston on Saturday and stabbed her repeatedly with a hunting knife....
Ex-NFL Player In Custody After Instagram Post Prompts High School Closure

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:22:29 -0500

An Instagram post by former Miami Dolphins player Jonathan Martin prompted a private Los Angeles area high school to shut down Friday as authorities worked to understand the somewhat cryptic message.....
Nigel Farage ridicules Russia-Trump connection claims: 'My only link to Russia is drinking the vodka'

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:14:35 -0500

Nigel Farage has ridiculed the idea he secretly passed information between Donald Trump and the Russians, saying the only link he has to the country is drinking Russian vodka.  Speaking to Republicans....
Corporate partners cut cord with NRA as gun control debate rages

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:54:41 -0500

The fallout over this week's shooting rampage at a Florida high school started to take its toll on National Rifle Association's roster of corporate partners on Friday as a half dozen companies severed....
UN to vote Saturday on humanitarian cease-fire in Syria

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 21:49:23 -0500

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council delayed a vote on a resolution demanding a 30-day humanitarian cease-fire across Syria until Saturday in hopes of closing a gap over the timing for a ha....
Suspect in Filipina's death in Kuwait arrested, wife sought

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 21:17:18 -0500

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Lebanese man suspected in the death of a Filipina maid whose body was found stuffed in a freezer in Kuwait has been arrested, the Philippine foreign secretary said Friday.....
Emily Ratajkowski Marries Sebastian Bear-McClard In Surprise City Hall Ceremony

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:56:12 -0500

The 26-year-old model announced on Instagram Friday that she had married her boyfriend, Sebastian Bear-McClard.....
Gucci donates $500,000 to US student gun reform march

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:02:53 -0500

Italian luxury fashion brand Gucci on Friday followed a slew of US celebrities in announcing a donation of $500,000 to next month's student march on Washington demanding tougher gun controls. The don....
EU's Tusk warns Poland must stop anti-Semitic remarks

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:28:31 -0500

By Jan Strupczewski and Gabriela Baczynska BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Poland's ruling party must do everything it can to stop anti-Semitic remarks that are hurting Poland's standing in the world and puttin....
Attorney: Mayor has turned over phone code in affair probe

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:53:59 -0500

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville Mayor Megan Barry's attorney said Friday that she has provided the passcode for her personal cellphone to state authorities, who are searching the device as they ....
Olympian Gus Kenworthy Is Bringing Home a Dog From PyeongChang

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 11:20:23 -0500

Kenworthy also brought stray dogs to the United States when he was in Sochi....
After shooting, Florida to station police officer at every school

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 20:44:58 -0500

A police officer will be stationed at every public school in Florida, the state's governor announced Friday as part of a plan to improve security following last week's deadly high school shooting. Pr....
How to Avoid Vacation Rental Nightmares

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 06:03:11 -0500

Staying in a vacation rental can be riskier than staying in a hotel, which is part of the heavily regulated hospitality industry. “Most of the places you go, you’re going to be fine,” says Rob Wa.......
Deaths mounts in Syria as UN weighs cease-fire resolution

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:09:59 -0500

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government warplanes carried out a sixth day of airstrikes Friday in the rebel-held suburbs east of Damascus, killing 32 people, activists said, as the death toll from a week of b....
YouTube 'reprimands InfoWars' for promoting Florida school shooting conspiracy theory

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 10:16:00 -0500

A far-right site known for its false and outlandish conspiracy theories has reportedly been reprimanded by YouTube after it posted a video which suggester survivors of the Florida school shooting were....
Bike of the Week: Alta Motor’s “The Crapshoot” Drag Racer

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:19:01 -0500

Bike of the Week: Alta Motor’s “The Crapshoot” Drag Racer Alta Motors brings something you might not expect to the 2018 One Moto Show in the form of a custom Redshift-based drag build. Founded in 2010....
The Waldorf Astoria Is Now Owned by the Chinese Government

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:54:55 -0500

With one swift move, New York’s Waldorf Astoria and JW Marriott Essex House and the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, D.C., are now controlled by Beijing....
Fees case may enable U.S. Supreme Court to curb union power

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:04:58 -0500

By Robert Iafolla and Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday will consider for the second time in two years whether to choke off a critical funding stream for public-....
Chinese billionaire Li Shufu buys biggest single stake in Daimler

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:48:17 -0500

Chinese billionaire Li Shufu has bought a near 10-percent stake in Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler, making him the German group's largest single shareholder, a stock market filing showed Friday. Li, who ....
2018 Buick Regal GS

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:55:00 -0500

That's not a hatchback!....
President Trump Made a Promise to End School Shootings. But It’s Unclear How He Intends to Keep It

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:56:53 -0500

Frustrated White House advisers have had a difficult time sussing out what the President wants....
Mother-daughter duo shoot would-be robber in their liquor store

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 15:50:59 -0500

A mother and daughter took matters into their own hands and shot a would-be robber at their liquor store in Tulsa, Oklahoma.....
The Latest: Official: 18 soldiers killed in west Afghanistan

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 02:01:19 -0500

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on bombing in Afghanistan capital and other violence (all times local):....
The Latest: Life sentence for man who shot unarmed black man

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:09:27 -0500

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a man convicted of murder for shooting an unarmed black man (all times local):....