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Trump's Worst Fear: Iran Attacks U.S. Bases and Aircraft Carriers with Missiles

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 08:04:10 -0400

Iran is continuing to develop increasingly long-range ballistic missiles -- and is firing some shorter-range missiles in combat -- despite demands from the U.S. government that the Islamic republic to....
Virginia Attorney General Concludes Race Information Is Not Necessary for Marriage Licenses

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 16:55:05 -0400

The state has new forms, which let applicants “Declined to Answer” about race....
Why It’s Unlikely the McCabe Grand Jury Voted against Indictment

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 09:10:12 -0400

In coverage of the Andrew McCabe investigation, there seems to be a lot of adding two plus two and coming up with five.The New York Times and Washington Post have reported that a grand jury met on Thu....
Scores of tigers rescued from infamous Thai temple have died: media

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 04:47:32 -0400

More than half of the tigers that Thai authorities confiscated in 2016 from an infamous Tiger Temple tourist attraction have died from a viral disease because their immune systems were weakened by inb....
VIDEO: Would-be burglars kick in front door of Bay Area house, scared off by homeowner

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 17:45:04 -0400

Two masked-man kicked in the front door of a Pleasanton home in an attempted home-invasion -- and it was all caught on surveillance video.....
A look at the corruption scandals facing Israel's Netanyahu

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 12:38:42 -0400

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seeking to hold on to power in Tuesday's historic repeat election as the shadow of various corruption charges loom over his future. Israel's attorney gene....
Jeered over attacks, S.Africa's president apologises at Mugabe funeral

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 10:45:54 -0400

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa was jeered and whistled at on Saturday during his speech at Zimbabwe ex-leader Robert Mugabe's funeral before he apologised for recent xenophobic attacks. At ....
Anti-Car Groups Call for a Ban on SUVs, Protest at Frankfurt Auto Show

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 10:58:00 -0400

Enough! No one needs to drive luxury cars! say German protesters standing on top of SUVs at the Frankfurt auto show.....
Climate Activists Don’t Know How to Talk to Christians

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 04:56:17 -0400

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photo GettyThis story is part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 220 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story.  Religi....
Moderate Democrats warn Pelosi of impeachment obsession

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 06:52:44 -0400

Vulnerable House Democrats fear the party's drive toward impeachment will undercut them in 2020.....
B-2 Spirit: The Stealth Bomber Trump Could Send to Strike Iran

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 23:00:00 -0400

Or North Korea, Russia, China--anyone.....
Black transgender woman found torched in car as campaigners warn LGBT rights are fragile in Trump’s America

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 10:23:10 -0400

On the still dark morning of September 4, tucked behind a rural Florida neighbourhood dotted with single-story houses painted bright green, turquoise and pink, flames licked the metal frame of a PT Cr....
Afghan, U.S. forces kill Taliban governors, fighters

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 06:54:19 -0400

Afghan forces backed by U.S. forces killed two senior Taliban leaders and at least 38 fighters of the hardline insurgent group in joint air strikes conducted in northern and western regions of Afghani....
Jeffrey Epstein told a journalist he funded Sophia the robot, who he claimed would have 'more empathy than a woman'

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 10:44:49 -0400

Sophia the robot garnered media attention for her quotable moments and diverse facial expressions. Jeffrey Epstein told a journalist he funded her.....
New Zealand’s Ardern Under Scrutiny After Botched Sexual Assault Allegation

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 01:34:21 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s leadership is under scrutiny after her Labour Party botched its handling of an alleged sexual assault on a 19-year-old party volunteer.Ardern....
Iran inks deal to develop gas field in tense Gulf

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 06:47:13 -0400

Two Iranian companies signed a $440 million agreement Saturday to develop a gas field in the sensitive Gulf, with the oil ministry saying it showed arch-foe the United States could not stop the countr....
Decks collapse during firefighter event; at least 22 injured

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 22:16:33 -0400

A home's multilevel deck collapsed Saturday evening at the Jersey Shore during an event weekend, trapping people and injuring at least 22, including some children, officials said. It was unclear how ....
The Future of Design: Transportation

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 16:26:10 -0400

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Jerry Falwell's Liberty University dogged by growing claims of corruption

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 02:00:18 -0400

Trump ally’s political influence may be on the wane as he calls for investigation at evangelical universityDonald Trump talks with Jerry Falwell Jr during a campaign event in 2016. Photograph: Paul S....
Rep. Kevin McCarthy predicts Sen. Elizabeth Warren will be the 2020 Democratic nominee

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 10:41:59 -0400

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy weighs in on U.S.-Iran tensions, gives an update on the House GOP agenda, reacts to the third Democratic debate and discusses the IG alleged FISA abuse report.....
Your History Book Lies: Imperial Japan Was Crushed at Pearl Harbor

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 23:42:36 -0400

A major strategic blunder.....
Germany warns against early troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 09:16:35 -0400

A withdrawal of NATO forces from Afghanistan could see the country falling back under the strict Islamic rule of the Taliban, German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said on Saturday. Kram....
Judge rules Confederate statues will remain in Charlottesville despite deadly white nationalist rally

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 13:27:56 -0400

A pair Confederate statues will remain standing in the city of Virginian city Charlottesville where clashes over their removal left a young woman dead.After city officials decided to remove statues of....
Some 46,000 General Motors auto workers strike in US

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 00:02:05 -0400

The United Auto Workers union began a nationwide strike against General Motors on Monday, with some 46,000 members walking off the job after contract talks hit an impasse. The move to strike, which t....
No kites, pigeon flying as China preps for 70th anniversary

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 01:12:47 -0400

China has banned flying kites, drones and captive pigeons over central Beijing for more than two weeks as it prepares for a military parade and other celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of Commu....
20 photos that show how US towns still haven't recovered from devastating hurricanes that took place months or years ago

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 01:48:19 -0400

Hurricanes Michael, Florence, Maria, Irma, and Harvey are still impacting communities across the US, years after touching ground.....
Felicity Huffman's two-week jail sentence triggers claims of  'white privilege'

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 12:16:04 -0400

Actress Felicity Huffman has been accused of benefiting from “white privilege” after getting just a two-week jail sentence over paying to inflate her daughter’s exam results.  US congressman Hakeem Je....
8 earthquakes strike North Carolina within one week

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 13:53:27 -0400

In one week, eight earthquakes between magnitudes 1.4 to 2.5 hit the Western North Carolina region, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).A town called Cherokee in the western part of North C....
America's Next Iran Nightmare: Could Tehran Build a Super Submarine Fleet?

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 22:00:00 -0400

While Iran’s current roster of 33 submarines seems formidable by its sheer size, a significant portion of these are aging North Korean and Russian imports. Certain technical questions notwithstanding,....
Montana Woman Named 'Honorary Trooper' for Slowing Cars Down With a Hair Dryer

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 11:50:01 -0400

It was meant to look like a speed gun....
Britain says Saudi oil attack is "outrageous" but not entirely clear who did it

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 03:25:24 -0400

Britain on Monday said an attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities was serious and outrageous but that the full facts were needed on who was responsible before making a response. The attack "was a wan....
Trump lashes out at MSNBC's Joy-Ann Reid, tweets that he 'never met' the TV host but that she has 'NO talent' and a 'bad reputation'

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 16:28:22 -0400

Joy-Ann Reid, who recently published a critical book about Donald Trump, was the target of the president's vitriol on Twitter Saturday morning.....
Subterranean blaze: Indonesia struggles to douse undergound fires

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 03:08:07 -0400

Thousands of Indonesian firefighters are locked in an around-the-clock game of Whack-a-Mole as they battle to extinguish an invisible enemy -- underground fires that aggravate global warming. Vast bl....
Police: No sign that Duluth synagogue fire was hate crime

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 18:01:23 -0400

A fire that destroyed a historic synagogue in northeastern Minnesota doesn't appear to have been a hate crime, authorities said Sunday in discussing the arrest of a suspect. Matthew James Amiot, 36, ....
More than 2,000 foetal remains found at home of ‘prolific’ abortion doctor

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 06:58:00 -0400

More than 2,200 medically-preserved foetal remains have been discovered at the home of a former abortion doctor who died last week.Police said they were contacted by an attorney for the family of Dr U....
County lines epidemic blamed as number of children missing or linked to drugs gangs doubles

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 17:19:34 -0400

County lines drug networks have been blamed for a huge spike in the number of children identified as having links to gangs, after the figure more than doubled in three years. Social services in Englan....
Early-state Democrats await decisive primary blow

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 05:01:39 -0400

For the most part, the top-tier candidates have adhered closely to their original battle plans, feeling little pressure to improvise or change direction.....
Saddam Hussein Thought He Knew How to Sink U.S. Battleships

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Could it have worked?....
Don't ban nontobacco flavored e-cigarettes. Adults are in more danger than your kids.

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 15:30:26 -0400

We react swiftly and forcefully when our kids are in danger. In this case, your spouse or parent might be in more danger than your child.....
Mexico amnesty law eyes reprieve for minor drug offenses, abortions

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 19:55:34 -0400

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has sent a draft law to Congress that aims to grant amnesty to people serving jail time for lesser offenses, including abortion and possession of small am....
Saudi oil attack roils global energy markets; Trump says U.S. 'locked and loaded'

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 05:29:50 -0400

Global energy prices rocketed higher after a weekend attack on Saudi oil facilities that disrupted more than 5 percent of the world's daily supply.....
W.African leaders agree billion-dollar anti-jihadist plan

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 15:34:11 -0400

West African leaders on Saturday announced a billion-dollar plan to fight the rising problem of jihadist violence in the region, at a summit in Burkina Faso. The plan, to be funded from 2020 to 2024,....
Correction: Sikh Killed-Anniversary story

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 11:05:06 -0400

In a story Sept. 15 about the anniversary of an Indian Sikh immigrant gunned down in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, The Associated Press reported erroneously that he died in 2011. P....
California's largest wildfire in 2019 is visible from space

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 17:54:32 -0400

Since Sept. 4, the Walker Fire has grown to consume over 50,000 acres, making it the largest wildfire in California this year. As of Sunday afternoon, the fire had grown to 53,186 acres and was at 67%....
Kamala Harris had a 'Trump strategy': Brazile on third Democratic debate

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 14:16:08 -0400

The Powerhouse Roundtable analyzes the third Democratic debate and discusses the week's politics on "This Week."....
U.K. Parliament Speaker Isn’t Bowing Out Meekly

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 00:00:01 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- John Bercow is spending his final weeks as Speaker of the House of Commons in the same way he’s spent the previous decade: putting himself at the center of events and making life diffic....
How Argentina Can Prevent an Economic Crisis: Dollars

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 15:08:00 -0400

It was dollarization in 2000 that saved Ecuador during the Rafael Correa years from experiencing the devastating economic damage that Correa’s role model, Hugo Chávez, inflicted upon Venezuela.....
Cars Worth Waiting For: Arriving 2020 to 2025

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 08:00:00 -0400

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Man who dragged shark to death from speedboat and poured alcohol down throats of fish is jailed

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 11:56:55 -0400

A Florida man who dragged a shark to its death from a high-speed boat has been jailed for 10 days.Robert Benac III will pay a $2,500 fine, perform 250 hours of service at an animal shelter and lose hi....