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Doubts surface about key witness in Uranium One probe of Clinton

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:36:14 -0500

Federal officials have serious questions about the credibility of a key witness in congressional investigations of Hillary Clinton’s role in the Uranium One sale.....
Keystone XL Opponents On 210,000-Gallon Spill: We Warned You

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:51:31 -0500

In April 2016, just five months after President Barack Obama rejected the proposal to build the Keystone XL pipeline, the existing Keystone pipeline leaked 17,000 gallons of oil onto private land in s....
Head Of Puerto Rico Power Utility Resigns As More Controversy Plagues Island

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:50:24 -0500

The head of Puerto Rico’s power utility resigned Friday while facing scrutiny for the slow progress being made on restoring the island’s power grid eight weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S....
Neighbor: Northern California gunman targeted victim, son

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:37:47 -0500

RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) — A neighbor's account indicates that a Northern California shooter who killed five people this week may have targeted an elementary school as part of his long-r....
Party set to sack Mugabe, Zimbabweans celebrate expected downfall

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:35:26 -0500

By Joe Brock and MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's ruling party will dismiss President Robert Mugabe on Sunday and reinstate Emmerson Mnangagwa, the vice-president he fired, two party ....
We Really Need To Stop Acting Like Heartless Jerks About Gender Identity

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:55:19 -0500

New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority retired the use of “ladies and gentlemen” in its service announcements last week and began using gender-neutral terms like “passengers” and “every....
Supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga clash with police in Nairobi, Kenya

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:37:52 -0500

Two people were killed on Friday as Kenyan police tried to disperse supporters cheering a convoy carrying opposition leader Raila Odinga in Nairobi.....
Russia Nixes Billionaire Plan to Turn the Tu-160 Bomber into the Ultimate Passenger Jet

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 20:39:00 -0500

Rich businessmen around the world want Russia to turn its Tupolev-160 strategic bomber into a private jet. A senior Tupolev executive claims that the aircraft manufacturer has turned down many reques....
Tesla's all-electric semi truck aims to disrupt transport

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:52:16 -0500

After shaking up the auto world with its electric cars, Tesla is tackling a new frontier in "green" transportation with the unveiling of a futuristic all-electric semi truck. Elon Musk, the South Afr....
Man Accidentally Shoots Self, Wife During Gun Safety Discussion

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:53:20 -0500

A Tennessee man accidentally shot himself and his wife Thursday during a discussion at their church about gun safety concerns.....
Joe Biden shares his favorite memes of him and Barack Obama: 'They're all true'

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:35:46 -0500

Former Vice President Barack Obama shared some of his favorite memes poking fun at his bromance with Barack Obama in a recent interview, saying, "in essence, they're all true." “I feel ....
Charles Manson alive, but reportedly on death's doorstep in California hospital: 'It’s just a matter of time'

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:33:03 -0500

Mass murderer Charles Manson is alive in a California hospital, but new reports suggest he may be near to death after serving more than four decades behind bars for committing one of the most notoriou....
Ohio Lawmaker Quits After Having 'Inappropriate Conduct' With Man In His Office

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:16:41 -0500

An Ohio lawmaker known for his devotion to “family values” has stepped down after allegedly engaging in “inappropriate conduct with another man” in his office.....
State Department defends reorganization, admits low morale

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 03:40:30 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is hitting back at the growing bipartisan criticism of Rex Tillerson's leadership and accusations he is presiding over a debilitating brain drain of the nati....
19 Asian-Americans Arrested At Paul Ryan's Office Pushing For Dream Act

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:17:57 -0500

Nineteen Asian-Americans protesting outside Speaker Paul Ryan’s office on Capitol Hill were arrested Wednesday while calling for him to move the Dream Act to a vote.....
Injured defector's parasites and diet hint at hard life in North Korea

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 07:07:18 -0500

By Josh Smith and Hyonhee Shin SEOUL (Reuters) - Parasitic worms found in a North Korean soldier, critically injured during a desperate defection, highlight nutrition and hygiene problems that expert....
Russia's Nuclear Submarine Force Is Back (Maybe)

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:38:00 -0500

Russia’s Navy has a new nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) patrolling the world’s seas. On Friday, the submarine, Knyaz Vladimir, set sail on its first venture. The sub is the first ....
Tesla Unveils World's Fastest Production Car In Surprise Announcement

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 03:34:20 -0500

Tesla on Thursday night unveiled its electric semi truck, but the massive new vehicle was overshadowed by what it was hauling inside. ....
Mom of 3-Year-Old Sherin Mathews, Found Dead Last Month, Charged With Abandonment

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:48:50 -0500

Her body was found in a culvert last month.....
A Panama Tower That Has Trump's Name Is Tied to Organized Crime

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:13:32 -0500

An NBC News investigation found that President Trump profited from licensing his name to a hotel and condo complex with ties to money launderers and drug cartels.....
After fall of last town, IS loses grip over Iraqis

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 21:36:28 -0500

Rawa (Iraq) (AFP) - "Islamic State - Euphrates Province" reads an abandoned sign covered by dust and sand in the Iraqi town of Rawa. A day after government forces ousted the Islamic State group from ....
23 Unique Gifts For Your Wife That Don’t Totally Suck

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:01:47 -0500

Finding the right holiday gift for your wife can be stressful. Everything’s either too cheesy, too pricey or just plain boring. ....
The Absolute Worst Excuses Ever For Calling In Sick

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 05:46:46 -0500

CareerBuilder’s annual survey, which covered a 12-month period ending in September, found that 40 percent of workers had claimed to be sick when they actually weren’t, and 38 percent of employers had ....
Trump: 'Hillary, get on with your life'

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 11:20:30 -0500

President Trump on Saturday returned to attacking his favorite target: Hillary Clinton, the election foe he vanquished more than a year ago.....
Vatican says investigating alleged abuser who became priest

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 10:56:55 -0500

The Vatican said on Saturday it had opened an investigation into reports that a former teenage altar boy, who allegedly repeatedly forced a dormitory mate to have sex with him, went on to become a pr....
Robert Mueller 'subpoenas Trump election campaign for Russia documents'

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:33:00 -0500

Special counsel Robert Mueller is said to have subpoenaed President Donald Trump’s election campaign for documents regarding Russia. Mr Mueller, currently leading an investigation into whether the Tr....
The Funniest Tweets From Parents This Week

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:43:10 -0500

Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy. Scroll down ....
Notorious Mafia 'boss of bosses' Toto Riina dead at 87

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:56:42 -0500

ROME (AP) — Cosa Nostra's "boss of bosses," who was serving 26 life sentences as the convicted mastermind of dozens of murders of rivals for power on his Sicilian turf as well as promine....
Trump puts decision to allow elephant hunting trophy imports 'on hold'

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:21:52 -0500

Despite Trump's statement, a Fish and Wildlife Service official confirmed that the ban on elephant hunting trophies from Zambia had been lifted effective Nov. 7. And the ban on trophies from Zimb....
Alt-right free speech event in Boston met with counter-protest

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 18:30:37 -0500

A few dozen free speech advocates rallied peacefully Saturday on Boston Common but just like last summer's event, they were outnumbered by counter-protesters.....
Black Friday Shopping Experts Reveal Their Winning Strategies

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 05:46:51 -0500

Preparing for Thanksgiving dinner is a challenge, but gearing up for Black Friday is arguably worse.....
Have You Ever Lived In One Of Jared Kushner's Apartment Buildings?

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:55:03 -0500

Daddy’s bright boy and White House son-in-law Jared Kushne has never had a reputation for being a particularly scrupulous landlord.....
How the U.S. Military Could Soon Have a New Way to Crush North Korea's ICBMs

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 07:28:00 -0500

A US military upgraded Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle, or EKV, a kinetic-force weapon that slams into its targets, destroyed an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time during a Missile Defe....
Freeport evacuating Indonesian mine worker families after shootings

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 07:43:28 -0500

U.S. miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc is evacuating spouses and children of workers from its giant Indonesian copper mine after a string of shootings in the area raised security concerns. The move follows ....
We Need to Talk About the Tesla Roadster's Wipers

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:49:04 -0500

Will you look at this thing?....
Some People Think Starbucks Is Promoting 'Gay Agenda' On Holiday Cups

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:17:37 -0500

It seems like outrage over Starbucks cups is almost as much of a holiday tradition as crowded malls, Mariah Carey and sappy movie marathons.....
Top-ranked Baltimore officer cleared in police van death

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:43:06 -0500

BALTIMORE (AP) — A police disciplinary board on Friday cleared the highest-ranking Baltimore officer involved in the 2015 arrest of Freddie Gray, a young black man who died from a spinal cord injury h....
The Family Behind a $500 Million Bible Museum Hopes to Change Washington

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:09:22 -0500

"We think Congress ought to know the foundation of the nation that they are running"....
Hero police officer saved 'many lives' by bear hugging suicide bomber  

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:49:18 -0500

A 'hero' Afghan police officer saved “many lives” by putting a suicide bomber in a bear hug, authorities say. Sayed Basam Pacha died when he confronted the man wearing an explosive vest in t....
Ryan Seacrest Denies Misconduct Allegations Brought Against Him By Former Stylist

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 22:29:02 -0500

Ryan Seacrest is denying the misconduct allegations that have been brought against him by a former wardrobe stylist.....
Immigrants Anxiously Await Citizenship As Processing Times Nearly Double

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:56:51 -0500

For immigrants, the road to U.S. citizenship has always been a long and difficult one.....
A Dictionary Of All The Annoying Dating Trends Modern Singles Deal With

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:01:47 -0500

Not only do you have to sit through date after date with disappointing Tinder matches, there’s a whole new lexicon of dating terminology to keep up with.....
10 Twists On Snickerdoodles You Weren't Expecting

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:32:06 -0500

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Erdogan says Turkey must clear Syria's Afrin of YPG militia

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:09:39 -0500

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that Turkey needed to clear the Afrin region of northwest Syria of Kurdish YPG militia fighters, who have been in the forefront of the battle there against Isla....
Trace Lysette Accuses Jeffrey Tambor Of Sexual Misconduct On 'Transparent' Set

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:56:47 -0500

Actress Trace Lysette has accused co-star Jeffrey Tambor of sexual misconduct.....
Woman Dubbed 'Hamburglar' Turns Herself In for Alleged McDonald's Theft

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:23:16 -0500

Video of the suspect crawling through a McDonald's drive-thru went viral earlier this week.....
10,744 more Kennedy assassination records released

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:06:59 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Archives on Friday released 10,744 FBI records — some that have never been previously disclosed — related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963.....
How North Korean Weapons Could Start a War (in the Middle East)

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 07:48:00 -0500

On November 4, a ballistic missile exploded above King Khalid Airport near Riyadh after being intercepted by Saudi Patriot missiles. The attack, launched by Houthi rebels in Yemen, led the Saudi gove....
Dog 'dies of a broken heart' after being dumped at airport by her owner 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:56:56 -0500

A dog who  was abandoned by her owner at an airport has died of a "broken heart". The dog, called "Nube Viajera'' or Wandering Cloud by the vets who treated her,  spent a mont....
Jay-Z Writes How ‘Probation Is A Trap’ In Powerful Meek Mill Op-Ed

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:03:07 -0500

Jay-Z continued to show his support for fellow rapper Meek Mill in a poignant New York Times opinion piece published Friday.....