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Jeff Sessions Yuks It Up Over Russians In Speech To Lawyers

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:13:04 -0500

Attorney General Jeff Sessions had lawyers rolling in the aisles with a surprising string of Russian quips at the start of a speech he gave Friday.....
Thousands March On National Mall To Demand Puerto Rico Disaster Relief

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 19:01:02 -0500

Thousands gathered Sunday on the National Mall in Washington to demand the federal government increase its commitment to disaster relief on hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.....
Hidden Camera Shows Dying WWII Veteran's Gasps For Help Were Ignored

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 16:02:53 -0500

A World War II veteran’s last breaths were among nurses who were secretly filmed laughing and failing to adequately perform CPR or call for help in a timely fashion, a disturbing video shows.....
Greg Gianforte misled police after assault of Guardian journalist, incident report shows

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:12:13 -0500

Greg Gianforte pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor assault charge and was sentenced to community service, anger management classes and a $385 fine. US congressman Greg Gianforte misled police after his a....
Moore critic: Alabama Senate race a battle for nation's soul

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:41:29 -0500

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A leading figure among religious liberals says the candidacy of Republican Roy Moore for U.S. Senate is a struggle for the "soul of the nation."....
After Macron meeting, Hariri says will clarify position in Lebanon

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 11:17:17 -0500

By John Irish and Marine Pennetier PARIS (Reuters) - Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon's prime minister this month while in Saudi Arabia, said on Saturday he would clarify his position when he ....
US serviceman arrested for fatal road accident in Okinawa

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 13:05:35 -0500

A US Marine who tested positive for excess alcohol was arrested in Japan's southern island of Okinawa on Sunday after an elderly local man was killed in a road accident, police said. The 20-year-old ....
The FAA Can't Stop People From Throwing Live Turkeys Out Of Planes

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 19:28:52 -0500

The Federal Aviation Administration has found no violations with an infamous Arkansas event that involves dropping live turkeys from a plane ― but that may be because no one ever thought they’d need a....
Disturbing video shows dying WWII vet was neglected in nursing home

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:26:58 -0500

James Dempsey, 89, of Woodstock, Ga., died in 2014 at the Northeast Atlanta Health and Rehabilitation Center. At first it appeared the decorated veteran of World War II had died of natural causes. And....
Palestinian Official: U.S. Threat to Close Washington Office Is 'Extortion'

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:46:06 -0500

The Trump administration's threat aims to spark peace talks with Israel....
Don't Be That Person Who Wastes Absurd Amounts Of Food On Thanksgiving

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 05:46:57 -0500

It’s time to put together your festive Thanksgiving menu ― but this year, try to  cook up a way to make sure that most of it actually gets eaten.....
Top General Says He Would Reject An 'Illegal' Nuclear Strike Order From Trump

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 20:29:19 -0500

The top nuclear commander in the U.S. said Saturday that he would reject an “illegal” nuclear attack order from President Donald Trump, and would instead steer the commander in chief to other “options....
Americans aged 18-34 most likely to oppose assault weapons ban, poll finds

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 05:00:02 -0500

The previous national federal ban on assault weapons lapsed more than a decade ago, and Congress has not renewed it. Resistance to a ban on military-style assault weapons is strongest among millennia....
World Toilet Day

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 07:31:29 -0500

World Toilet Day is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. Today, 4.5 billion people live without a household toilet that safely disposes of their waste.....
Republican congressman Greg Gianforte ‘misled authorities’ on assault against reporter

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 11:24:00 -0500

Greg Gianforte told an officer that Guardian newspaper reporter Ben Jacobs had grabbed him by the wrist and pulled him to the floor of his campaign office after “interrogating” him, according to notes....
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....
Video Shows New Yorkers Rushing To Free People Trapped Under Scaffolding

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 17:20:41 -0500

Dozens of New Yorkers jumped into action after a scaffolding collapse in lower Manhattan Sunday morning left several people trapped, but fortunately with only minor injuries.....
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 ....
Netanyahu to meet France's Macron on Lebanon crisis

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 09:17:31 -0500

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris in early December for talks expected to include developments in Lebanon, Netanyahu's office said on Sunday....
Three Major Alabama Newspapers Urge Voters To 'Reject' Roy Moore

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 12:47:26 -0500

Three of Alabama’s largest newspapers owned by the same company on Sunday urged voters to “stand for decency” and “reject” Alabama Republican Roy Moore in the state’s Dec. 12 Senate special election.....
Family Sues After Death of Boy, 5, Who Was Crushed at Rotating Restaurant

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 16:54:29 -0500

He died shortly after at the hospital.....
'Teen Mom OG's' Catelynn Lowell Heads To Treatment Over Suicidal Thoughts

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:39:33 -0500

“Teen Mom OG” star Catelynn Lowell Baltierra has announced on Twitter that she’s seeking medical treatment after struggling with suicidal thoughts.....
M7 earthquake triggers tsunami warnings for New Caledonia and Vanuatu

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 20:13:52 -0500

An undersea earthquake of magnitude 7.0 struck in the South Pacific on Monday, sending small tsunami waves towards New Caledonia and Vanuatu. The quake, initially reported as magnitude 7.3, struck 51 ....
Turkey prosecutors open probe of former, acting US attorneys

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 14:39:06 -0500

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish prosecutors launched an investigation Saturday of two United States prosecutors involved in putting a Turkish-Iranian businessman on trial for allegedly violating U.S. sanction....
Sri Lanka arrests 19 after Buddhist-Muslim violence; four injured

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 10:02:06 -0500

By Shihar Aneez COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan police arrested 19 people after a clash between "extremists" from the majority Buddhist and minority Muslim communities in which four people were injure....
So, About That Tax Break For Private Jets

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 08:01:52 -0500

Tucked away inside the Senate Republican’s tax bill, already jam-packed with goodies for U.S. businesses, is a provision that seems specially tailored to spark massive populist outrage: a tax break ai....
Mugabe given until noon Monday to quit as President of Zimbabwe

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 10:53:04 -0500

Zimbabwe's ruling party fired Robert Mugabe as its leader on Sunday and gave the 93-year-old less than 24 hours to quit as head of state or face impeachment, an attempt to force a peaceful end to ....
Saudi, Bahrain target Iran at Arab League meeting

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:01:28 -0500

Saudi Arabia warned Sunday that it would not stand idly by in the face of Iranian "aggression", as Bahrain said the Iran-backed Hezbollah movement was "in total control" of Lebanon. The foreign minis....
Democrats Select Candidate To Replace GOP Congressman Who Resigned Over Abortion

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 16:49:14 -0500

Democrats on Sunday picked Conor Lamb to run for the congressional seat vacated by former Rep. Tim Murphy (R-Pa.), who resigned last month after it was revealed that he’d urged a woman he was having a....
Lee Harvey Oswald's killer Jack Ruby told FBI informant to 'watch the fireworks' hours before JFK's assasination

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 06:01:00 -0500

Jack Ruby told an FBI informant to “watch the fireworks” on the day President John F Kennedy was assassinated, the latest release of JFK files reveals. Ruby, who went on to shoot and mortally wound L....
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.....
U.S. destroyer slightly damaged in collision with tug off Japan: U.S. Navy

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:07:06 -0500

A U.S. guided-missile destroyer, USS Benfold,, sustained slight damage when a Japanese tug drifted into it during a towing exercise off central Japan on Saturday, the U.S. Navy said. The U.S. Navy a....
Alt-right free speech event in Boston met with counterprotest

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 counterprotesters.....
Manhunt for Rookie Police Officer's Killer Continues After Traffic Stop Shooting

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:49:41 -0500

Officer Brian Shaw, 25, was shot after a traffic stop....
Kim Davis Denied This Gay Man A Marriage License, And Now He May Run Against Her

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 16:57:49 -0500

Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk whose steadfast opposition to same-sex marriage made her a darling of Christian conservatives, may draw a re-election opponent next year that again puts her in the....
The Latest: Trump tweets about death of Border Patrol agent

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 21:27:13 -0500

VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the death of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent in Texas (all times local):....
Bull gores Argentine tourist to death in India: police

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 06:16:09 -0500

An Argentine man holidaying in India has been gored to death by a bull in the popular tourist city of Jaipur, police said Sunday. The 29-year-old was walking along a street near Jaipur's main market ....
Animal Welfare Groups Slam Proposal To Speed Up Poultry Plant Lines

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:59:13 -0500

Animal welfare advocates are joining worker rights and food safety groups in opposition to a poultry industry proposal to speed up portions of processing lines at chicken plants.....
How North Korea's Rockets (Not Missiles) Could Be a Game Changer in a War

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 20:35:00 -0500

North Korea’s whirlwind of strategic ballistic missile testing has captured the world’s attention. While alarming, Pyongyang has also made considerable progress on the tactical rocket front, developi....
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.....
Hunter mutilated in bear attack has face rebuilt in pioneering surgery 

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 08:35:48 -0500

A hunter left disfigured from a near-fatal bear attack has had his face rebuilt after undergoing months of surgeries. Lee Brooke’s nose and moustache were “ripped off” his face during the grizzly atta....
Argentina says signals detected, likely from missing submarine

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 10:43:48 -0500

Hopes that 44 crew members of a missing Argentine navy submarine may be found alive rose after the defense ministry said the vessel likely tried to communicate via satellite on Saturday as an internat....
Father Solanus Casey on Path to Sainthood Decades After His Death

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:35:58 -0500

He will be beatified at a Mass attended by 65,000 people at a stadium in Detroit....
Syrian army, allies take back Albu Kamal from Islamic State

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 07:32:08 -0500

The Syrian army and its allies took complete control over Albu Kamal, Islamic State's last significant town in Syria, a military news service run by Hezbollah said on Sunday. The army had declared vi....
13 times nature was scary AF in 2017

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 14:00:00 -0500

Never underestimate the power of nature — it continues to be filled with the most alarming creepy crawlers in the world. Every year it seems like there's no escaping from what nature has to offer....
Trump reverses elephant trophy decision, keeps ban

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:06:55 -0500

President Donald Trump said Friday he will uphold a ban on importing trophies of elephants hunted and killed in Zimbabwe, pending further review, reversing his own administration's decision from just ....
Stephen Colbert Expertly Spoofs Sean Hannity’s Hillary Clinton Flow Chart

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 04:32:34 -0500

“Late Show” host Stephen Colbert can’t get enough of Fox News host Sean Hannity’s flowchart skills.....
Kenya's Odinga calls for international help in deadly crisis

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 11:15:04 -0500

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga called Sunday for "international intervention" in the country's election crisis, saying at least 31 supporters have been kille....
The Day Domestic Violence Came To Church

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 07:01:52 -0500

On a Saturday night in 2014, 18-year-old Danielle Shields sent a friend a series of panicked texts.....
Putin seeks reflected glory of Russian tsars as he unveils statue in Crimea

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 09:41:21 -0500

Vladimir Putin has unveiled a giant statue of Alexander III in Crimea with a speech drawing parallels between the rule of the conservative tsar and his own 18 years in power.   The decision to commemo....