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House GOPers Say A Secret Memo Could End The Trump-Russia Probe. Their Staff Wrote It.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:14:14 -0500

WASHINGTON ― House Republicans spent the end of the workweek telling everyone who would listen that the American people must be allowed to see a top-secret four-page document that could bring an end t....
House Ethics Committee Drops Republican Over Taxpayer-Funded Harassment Settlement

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 20:14:36 -0500

A Republican tasked with fighting against sexual harassment in Congress secretly settled a misconduct complaint filed against him by a former aide, The New York Times first reported Saturday.....
Two Navy commanders charged with homicide

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:43:21 -0500

Rachel Maddow reports that two of the U.S. Navy commanders involved in the deadly ship collisions last year are being charged with negligent homicide among other charges.....
In New York, tourists left high and dry as Statue of Liberty shuts down

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 16:57:18 -0500

By Chris Francescani and Ian Simpson NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tourists who came to Battery Park in lower Manhattan hoping to catch a ferry to the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor got an un....
Turkey has 'de-facto' launched ground operation on Syria's Afrin: Erdogan

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 19:01:45 -0500

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Ankara has launched an operation on the ground to oust Kurdish militia from the Syrian town of Afrin. "The Afrin operation has de-facto be....
Anti-Abortion Harassment Goes Way Beyond Picketing Clinics

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 05:46:01 -0500

“Can I pray for you?” a woman asked after I shared my abortion story at the Women’s March Convention in Detroit last year.....
Government shutdown comes on anniversary of President Trump's inauguration

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 11:09:02 -0500

Lawmakers on both sides are blaming each other, but in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll, Americans were 20 points more likely to blame Trump and Republicans over Democrats for a shutdown.....
With just 3 students, small-town high school closing down

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 09:17:55 -0500

ROCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — With just three students left attending high school here, junior Kimberly Taylor moves from one empty classroom to the next, taking mostly online classes or studying alone.....
Apostrophes trip up Kazakhstan's move away from Russian alphabet

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 09:35:37 -0500

Kazakhstan's quarter-century struggle to assert its autonomy from former overlord Russia has hit an unlikely snag: the lowly apostrophe.  A vast but sparsely populated country wedged between Russ....
The women who marched in 2018

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 17:37:28 -0500

One year into President Trump's administration, another Women's March. Here are scenes from the New York City event.....
Pizzeria Provides A Tasty Solution For People Who Want To Eat Tide Pods

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:15:04 -0500

A New York pizzeria is hoping to combat the dangerous “Tide Pod challenge” craze by offering a delicious, nontoxic alternative.....
Clergy Abuse Advocates Fear Pope Francis Is Making It Harder For Victims To Speak Up

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 21:42:17 -0500

When Joelle Casteix heard Pope Francis accuse sex abuse victims in Chile of slander, the pontiff’s words hit close to home.....
Tourists in Jamaica Warned Not to Leave Resorts Due to Violent Crime

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 14:01:33 -0500

There's been a string of violent crimes in Montego Bay....
Taliban lays claim to deadly attack on Kabul hotel

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 14:20:02 -0500

Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Kabul and killed at least 18 people, most of them foreigners, sparking a 12-hour battle with Afghan forces backed by Norwegian troops that left terrified guests scramb....
China says U.S. warship violated its South China Sea sovereignty

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 16:50:41 -0500

A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near a disputed shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea this week, U.S. officials said on Saturday, and Beijing vowed to take "necessary measures" to protect its sov....
Paul Ryan Declines To Say If He'll Run For Another Term In Congress

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 12:02:07 -0500

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Sunday he wasn’t planning on leaving Congress any time soon, but he also didn’t disclose whether he will serve another term in the House of Representatives.....
Brash ex-Milwaukee sheriff David Clarke faces civil trial

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 11:19:28 -0500

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Former Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke's run-in with a 25-year-old man who shook his head at him while boarding a flight last year is headed to trial.....
Young Mother Becomes 4th Member of Montecito Family Found Dead in Mudslides

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 08:39:31 -0500

The discovery of 28-year-old Faviola Benitez Calderon puts the death toll at 21, with two still missing.....
Cable News Chyrons Tell The Bizarre Story Of Trump's First Year In Office

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 17:18:14 -0500

Donald Trump has officially completed one full year as president, and holy moly what a year it’s been.....
North Korea Almost Started a Nuclear War When It Captured a U.S. Spy Ship

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 09:53:00 -0500

Many of the Pueblo’s crew went on to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder and lifelong physical injuries. Over time, however, the crewmembers put up their own website testifying to their experi....
This Flu Season Is The Worst Possible Time For A Government Shutdown

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:52:51 -0500

Flu cases are continuing to rise in the U.S., with some states, such as California, seeing record numbers of patients seeking medical attention.....
New photographs of Las Vegas shooter's room show more of Stephen Paddock's deadly arsenal

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:08:27 -0500

The Las Vegas gunman meticulously planned how to carry out the worst mass shooting in modern US history, researching Swat tactics, renting other hotel rooms overlooking outdoor concerts and investigat....
Saudi Arabia calls for extending non-OPEC cooperation

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 03:20:53 -0500

Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khaled al-Faleh on Sunday called for extending cooperation between OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers beyond 2018 after a deal to shore up crude prices. This is the first ....
South Africa's ANC to force Zuma to quit as president: reports

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 13:16:14 -0500

By Nqobile Dludla JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Leaders of South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC)met on Saturday to outline the party's program for the coming year amid reports that its exe....
11 Asian Beef Recipes You'll Be Eating On Repeat

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 19:26:30 -0500

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New Zealand Just Became The 11th Country To Send A Rocket Into Orbit

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 09:41:44 -0500

New Zealand successfully launched a rocket into orbit on Sunday, becoming the 11th country to achieve the feat.....
Shutdown is first since 2013, but not exceptional

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 01:34:30 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Congress failed to reach an agreement on a spending plan by midnight Friday, triggering a partial shutdown of the federal government. Government shutdowns ....
Ed Sheeran Is Engaged To Childhood Friend Cherry Seaborn

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 16:23:21 -0500

Ed Sheeran announced his engagement to girlfriend Cherry Seaborn on Saturday in an Instagram post that was pretty darn adorable.....
Women’s march: Thousands protest against Donald Trump’s ‘racism’ and ‘misogyny’

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 15:00:00 -0500

Thousands of protesters have turned out in cities across the US and beyond to mark Donald Trump’s first anniversary by demanding equal rights for women and denouncing misogyny and racism.....
Donald Trump's 'Screaming' Face On A Newspaper Stack Gets The Funniest Reworking

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 04:06:48 -0500

A photo-editing battle has erupted over this somewhat unsettling snap of President Donald Trump’s face on a stack of German newspapers: PsBattle: Trump screaming in a stack of newspapers from photosho....
Turpin family home was 'littered with faeces and dead cats and dogs'

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 13:31:43 -0500

Former Texan neighbours of David and Louise Turpin, the American couple whose 13 children were discovered chained and malnourished last week, have described a previous home littered with faeces, dead ....
13 siblings allegedly held captive at home by parents: Part 1

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:45:37 -0500

David and Louise Turpin pleaded not guilty to a combined 75 total counts, including charges of torture, child abuse and false imprisonment.....
Germany's centre-left backs formal coalition talks with Merkel

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 13:32:21 -0500

Germany's centre-left Social Democrats voted Sunday to begin formal coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, bringing Europe's top economy a step closer to a new government after....
N. Korean arts delegation to visit South on Sunday: Seoul

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 06:32:35 -0500

North Korea has informed Seoul it will send a delegation on Sunday to prepare cultural performances during the Winter Olympics, the South's unification minister said, a day after Pyongyang abruptly ca....
Twitter Concedes Russian Influence Before U.S. Election Was Greater Than Initially Thought

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:21:15 -0500

At least 677,774 people in the United States followed, retweeted or liked content distributed by Russian government-linked Twitter accounts in a 10-week span prior to the 2016 U.S. election, Twitter a....
Trustee: MSU president should quit over sex assault scandal

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 00:08:50 -0500

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan State University trustee on Saturday called for the university president to quit over the school's handling of the sexual assault scandal involving former gymnastics doct....
Iraqi parliament postpones vote on election date

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 07:45:36 -0500

Iraq's parliament failed on Saturday to approve May 12 as the election date, as suggested by the government, as Sunni and Kurdish lawmakers demanded a delay to allow hundreds of thousands of war-displ....
On The Anniversary Of Trump's Inauguration, The Government Is Shut Down

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:24:49 -0500

WASHINGTON ― One year ago, Donald Trump stood at the U.S. Capitol and took his place as the nation’s 45th president. One of Trump’s major selling points during the campaign was his ability to make de....
'Jersey Shore' Star Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:24:12 -0500

On Friday, “Jersey Shore” star Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino pleaded guilty to tax fraud in federal court in Newark, New Jersey.....
Experts: Shackled children face long road to recovery

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:31:42 -0500

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the torture and abuse case against the parents of 13 children and young adults in California (all times local):....
The Latest: Man accused in 9 killings had bleak upbringing

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:21:55 -0500

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on nine killings in the Phoenix area that have been linked to the same convicted felon (all times local):....
Tucker: Calif. is challenging integrity of the union

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:28:09 -0500

Tucker's Thoughts: The country's biggest state is punishing its citizens for following federal law. California is fighting on the behalf of a foreign population that has no right to be here in....
31 Healthy Sizzling Steak Recipes

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:27:22 -0500

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Assad regime promotes Syria as a 'tourist' destination

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 19:25:32 -0500

It is over a year since Bashar al-Assad's regime, with the help of Russian air strikes and barrel bombs, pounded the rebel-held east of Aleppo into submission. Now, having largely destroyed the city ....
Couple Cracks Eggs on Their Heads in Gender Reveal, but a Family Member Had Other Ideas

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:51:50 -0500

A family member had a sticky surprise for them afterward.....
Turkish Jets Bomb Kurdish-Controlled Syrian City of Afrin

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 12:22:19 -0500

Erdogan promised to expand operations against a group allied with the U.S.....
Make No Mistake, Trump's Government Shutdown Is About Racism

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 11:41:15 -0500

Lost in the shitstorm over “shithole” was another equally damning example of President Donald Trump’s blatant racism and sexism. It was an outward display of a mindset that in many ways has paved the....
Bentley Bentayga plug-in hybrid SUV to debut in March at Geneva auto show

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 09:30:00 -0500

Unlike rival Rolls-Royce, which may go directly to an all-electric model in future, Bentley has set its sights on plug-in hybrids first—and the Bentayga luxury SUV will be the first one from the brand....
Manson follower Leslie Van Houten denied parole by governor

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 01:59:45 -0500

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The governor of California once again denied parole Friday for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson who blamed herself at her parole hear....
Thai police arrest 'kingpin' in Asian wildlife trafficking

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 04:18:32 -0500

Thai police have arrested an alleged kingpin in Asia's illegal trade in endangered species, dealing a blow to a family-run syndicate that smuggles elephant ivory, rhino horn and tiger parts to Chinese....