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  • Mike Pompeo Promises To 'Crush' Iran And Achieve A Better Deal news

    WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday presented a lengthy

    Mon, 21 May 2018 10:45:39 -0400
  • Garry Kasparov: I told you Putin would attack U.S. election — and he will again news

    Former Russian chess champion Garry Kasparov has a message for those who didn’t foresee Moscow’s meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 15:53:05 -0400
  • Cops Accused Of Racism After Detaining Black Man Over 'Vegetation' news

    A Kansas police department is facing allegations of racism after a black man

    Mon, 21 May 2018 20:33:37 -0400
  • The recent mass shootings in the US all have one thing in common: misogyny news

    The massacre at Santa Fe high school last week that left 10 people dead – most of them students – seems to have something in common with so many other mass shootings that happen in the US: misogyny. How many more tragedies have to happen before we recognize that misogyny kills? The longer we ignore the toxic masculinity that underlies so many of these crimes, the more violence we’re enabling.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 13:46:36 -0400
  • What Do You Say To Sexist Passengers? This Female Pilot Has The Perfect Response. news

    This female pilot is using Twitter to call out two sexist passengers.

    Tue, 22 May 2018 11:08:48 -0400
  • Funeral services held for 10-year-old girl killed in New Jersey school bus crash news

    Fifth-grader Miranda Vargas died when her bus collided with a dump truck on the way to a field trip last Thursday. She is survived by her parents, two brothers and twin sister.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 17:23:25 -0400
  • Man dies after falling into baggage level at San Francisco airport news

    At around 8:45 am, the man “fell from the mezzanine level in Terminal 3 down to the baggage claim level”, airport spokesman Doug Yakel said in an email. The victim was identified by the San Mateo Coroner’s office as 53-year-old Dale Finn, a resident of South San Francisco. San Francisco International Airport is a busy transit hub, with some 55 million travellers passing through over the course of last year.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 13:56:00 -0400
  • Japanese and Macedonian climbers die on Mount Everest news

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Two foreign climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest have died on the world's highest peak, a Nepal mountaineering official said Monday.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 10:21:00 -0400
  • 2018 Ford Mustang GT Performance Package Level 2 First Drive: A Value-Priced GT350 news

    Ford’s latest Mustang track package is about $12K shy of a GT350, but is intimately close to the top Mustang in terms of seat-of-the-pants satisfaction.

    Tue, 22 May 2018 09:00:01 -0400
  • Reform group targets the 'money state' of anonymous donors news

    “I think you can say there's only, sadly, one thing important in our politics, and that is lots of money,” said Tim Roemer, who co-chairs a political reform group called Issue One.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 05:00:34 -0400
  • Israel says it is the first country to use U.S.-made F-35 in combat news

    Israel is the first country to have used the U.S.-made F-35 stealth fighter in combat, the Israeli air force chief said on Tuesday in remarks carried by the military's official Twitter account. Local media further quoted Major-General Amikam Norkin as saying in a speech to the chiefs of 20 foreign air forces convening in Israel: "We are flying the F-35 all over the Middle East and have already attacked twice on two different fronts". Manufactured by Lockheed Martin Corp, the F-35 is also known as the Joint Strike Fighter and, in Israel, by its Hebrew name "Adir" (Mighty).

    Tue, 22 May 2018 03:26:09 -0400
  • Gay Man Says Pope Francis Told Him, ‘God Made You Like That And Loves You Like That' news

    In what's been characterized as the most progressive remarks ever uttered by a

    Mon, 21 May 2018 11:41:05 -0400
  • Deadly Texas school shooting gunman 'confused,' his lawyers say news

    The gunman accused of killing 10 people and wounding 13 at a Texas high school last week was in a state of mental confusion, his attorneys said Monday, as schools beefed up security for students returning to classrooms. At least two of those wounded in Friday's mass shooting at Santa Fe High School were still hospitalized, including school police officer John Barnes, who remained in critical condition, said the University of Texas Medical Branch. A statewide moment of silence was held in the morning to remember the eight students and two teachers killed.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 16:29:12 -0400
  • U.S. Citizens Say They Were Detained By Border Patrol Agent For ‘Speaking Spanish’ news

    Two U.S. citizens said they were detained last week by a Border Patrol agent

    Mon, 21 May 2018 06:18:24 -0400
  • 'Alien' asteroid discovered orbiting the wrong way near Jupiter news

    An "alien" asteroid from another star system has been discovered sharing Jupiter's orbit.  Through a telescope the asteroid look like every other in the solar system save for one crucial difference - it is travelling in the wrong direction. It is the first time an interstellar space rock has been found to be permanently residing in the solar system.  Earlier this year, a tumbling cigar-shaped object named 'Oumuamua', hit the headlines after flying into earth's galactic backyard, but it merely passed through and out again. But the new 1.8 mile wide rock - code-named 2015 BZ509 - appears to be a long-term resident, according to a study in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. The first clue that it was not a native of the solar system came from its "retrograde" orbit of the sun, the opposite the direction of travel taken by all the planets and almost every other object in our system. Scientists have concluded it survived by orbiting the sun exactly in step with Jupiter, but in the opposite direction Credit: NASA / ESA Dr Fathi Namouni, from the Cote d'Azur Observatory in France, lead author of the study, said: "How the asteroid came to move in this way while sharing Jupiter's orbit has until now been a mystery. "If 2015 BZ509 were a native of our system, it should have had the same original direction as all of the other planets and asteroids, inherited from the cloud of gas and dust that formed them." Scientists have concluded it survived by orbiting the sun exactly in step with Jupiter, but in the opposite direction. Co-author Dr Helena Morais, from the Estadual Paulista University in Brazil, said: "The close proximity of the stars, aided by the gravitational forces of the planets, help these systems attract, remove, and capture asteroids from one another." Computer simulations suggest that the asteroid made the jump to our solar system 4.5 billion years ago when the sun was part of a tightly packed star cluster. “That was completely means it is an alien to the solar system,” said Dr Namouni. Since asteroids and comets carry organic chemicals and water, the discovery could shed light on the origins of life on Earth, the scientists believe.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 14:30:31 -0400
  • Trump Team Moves To Lift Ban On 'Extreme' Hunting Tactics In Alaska news

    The Trump administration on Monday proposed rolling back a 2015 rule that bans

    Mon, 21 May 2018 18:28:15 -0400
  • Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii's Big Island

    White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass billowed into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano poured into the ocean, creating yet another hazard from an eruption that began more than two weeks ago. Authorities on Sunday warned the public to stay away from the toxic steam cloud, which is formed by a chemical reaction when lava touches seawater.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 02:30:40 -0400
  • The Latest: Man faces 2 murder charges in restaurant plowing news

    BESSEMER CITY, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a vehicle that crashed into a North Carolina restaurant (all times local):

    Mon, 21 May 2018 00:17:44 -0400
  • RFK's daughter contrasts his 'moral imagination' to Trump's lack of one news

    “Peace and justice and compassion towards those who suffer — that’s what the United States should stand for,” Kerry Kennedy said. “Imagine a politician, a serious presidential contender standing up and saying that.”

    Mon, 21 May 2018 13:35:33 -0400
  • China rebuffs U.S. concerns about ties with Venezuela news

    China rebuffed U.S. concerns about its ties with Venezuela on Tuesday after Washington imposed new sanctions on the crisis-stricken oil-producing country following the re-election of its socialist President Nicolas Maduro. Maduro, the 55-year-old successor to late leftist leader Hugo Chavez, hailed his win in Sunday's election as a victory against "imperialism". In response to the vote, U.S. President Donald Trump issued an executive order restricting Venezuela's ability to liquidate state assets and debt in the United States, the latest in a series of sanctions that seeks to choke off financing for the already cash-strapped government.

    Tue, 22 May 2018 03:50:08 -0400
  • Spanish galleon laden with £13bn in gold found at bottom of Caribbean Sea, 300 years after sinking news

    US scientists found a Spanish galleon laden with treasure worth up to £12.6bn at the bottom of the Caribbean Sea, more than 300 years after it sank. The San Jose, considered the holy grail of shipwrecks, was discovered three years ago off the coast of Colombia but few details were released at the time. The 62-gun, three-masted galleon sank in June 1708, during a battle with British ships in the War of Spanish Succession, with the loss of nearly 600 lives.

    Tue, 22 May 2018 13:45:09 -0400
  • Calls mount for US university president to resign over abuse scandal news

    Two hundred professors at one of California's top universities on Tuesday demanded the resignation of the school's president over a widening sexual abuse scandal involving a campus gynecologist. In their letter to the board of trustees, the professors said Nikias had lost the "moral authority" to lead the private university or to oversee an investigation into decades of alleged sexual abuse by George Tyndall, a gynecologist formerly employed at the school.

    Tue, 22 May 2018 16:07:13 -0400
  • Twitter Analyzed Meghan Markle’s Wedding Photo Smile And It’s Hilarious news

    An image from the royal wedding is getting the Mona Lisa treatment.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 12:03:39 -0400
  • British woman jailed in Tehran back in court on new charge news

    Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian woman jailed in Tehran for two years, has appeared in court to face a new charge, her husband said on Monday. Zaghari-Ratcliffe was summoned to a court in Tehran on Saturday, according to a statement from Richard Ratcliffe, who runs the Free Nazanin campaign group. On Sunday, she was allowed to speak to the British ambassador to Tehran, Rob Macaire.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 06:21:42 -0400
  • The Supreme Court Just Made It A Lot Harder For You To Sue Your Employer news

    Employers who stiff their workers or discriminate against them just got a big

    Mon, 21 May 2018 10:19:47 -0400
  • Faster-moving Hawaii lava gushes into sea, spews new danger news

    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — A volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island has gotten more hazardous, sending rivers of molten rock pouring into the ocean Sunday and launching lava skyward that caused the first major injury.

    Sun, 20 May 2018 19:07:09 -0400
  • This Convicted Murderer Admits He's a Rapist. But Says Police Should Apologize for Calling Him a Serial Killer news

    And now he's demanding an apology from police

    Mon, 21 May 2018 10:53:41 -0400
  • School Shootings Are Becoming the New Normal news

    The latest school shooting nightmare began on May 18, unfolding in and around an art classroom at Santa Fe High School in Texas

    Tue, 22 May 2018 07:22:22 -0400
  • Vietnam says Chinese bombers in disputed South China Sea increase tensions news

    Recent activity by China's strategic bombers in the South China Sea's Paracel Islands seriously violated Vietnam's sovereignty over the disputed territory, Vietnam's foreign ministry said on Monday. China's air force said bombers such as the H-6K had landed and taken off from islands and reefs in the South China Sea as part of training exercises last week. The flights "increase tensions, cause regional instabilities and are not good for maintaining a peaceful, stable and cooperative environment in the East Sea," foreign ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said in a statement, using the Vietnamese name for the South China Sea.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 11:15:07 -0400
  • Russia Is Reaping the Benefits of Israel's Actions in Syria news

    For Putin, the path to consolidating his Syrian achievements may lie in an agreement with Israel that further solidifies Russia’s status. Russian president Vladimir Putin further cemented his position atop the Syrian power pyramid as a result of Israel’s massive air campaign that targeted Iran’s positions and Assad’s air defenses.

    Sun, 20 May 2018 19:39:00 -0400
  • Paris, May 1968 — a view from the barricades by Gökşin Sipahioğlu

    Fifty years ago, huge protests swept through the streets of Paris, and the after-effects would be felt for years to come. View photos from the scene by renowned photographer Gökşin Sipahioğlu.

    Tue, 22 May 2018 17:06:40 -0400
  • James Corden Reveals The Worst Part Of The Royal Wedding Ceremony news

    James Corden said Prince Harry's royal wedding to Meghan Markle last Saturday

    Tue, 22 May 2018 05:18:17 -0400
  • Hundreds gather to party at spot where white woman called police on black family’s BBQ news

    Almost a month after a white woman called the police because a group of black people were having a barbecue, hundreds of people have turned up to the same spot to express their solidarity. Video footage of an unidentified woman went viral after she reported the al fresco diners for using a charcoal grill in a non-charcoal area. A friend of the family – Michelle Snider, who is also white – recorded the events at Lake Merritt, in Oakland, California, on 29 April.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 10:47:04 -0400
  • Chilling 911 Calls Released from Deadly Washington State Cougar Attack news

    Chilling 911 calls reveal how dispatchers tried to keep two mountain bikers calm after they were attacked by a cougar in Washington state.

    Tue, 22 May 2018 13:04:07 -0400
  • In North Korea nuke site closure, spectacle trumps substance news

    TOKYO (AP) — Foreign journalists will be allowed to journey deep into the mountains of North Korea this week to observe the closing of the country's Punggye-ri nuclear test site in a much-touted display of goodwill before leader Kim Jong Un's planned summit with President Donald Trump next month.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 07:32:40 -0400
  • Washington Fugitive Brags About Eluding Police on Facebook, Then Gets Arrested news

    Fugitive Kayla Irizarry taunted police and then got nabbed, authorities said.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 18:40:13 -0400
  • GOP Lawmakers Will Soon Be Allowed To Review Classified Info On Russia Investigation news

    Top Republican lawmakers will be allowed to review classified information

    Tue, 22 May 2018 05:53:19 -0400
  • These were the most-visited theme parks in the world in 2017 news

    Last year, 20.45 million people took a trip to Magic Kingdom, giving it the edge over Disneyland in Anaheim, California and Tokyo Disneyland, which round out the top three spots. On the global scale, however, it was attendance at theme parks across China that helped overall visitor numbers among the major park operators rise nearly nine percent in 2017, notes The Theme Index and Museum Index, published by the Themed Entertainment Association and AECOM.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 08:36:55 -0400
  • Two murder suspects at large in South Carolina news

    A massive manhunt is underway for two murder suspects in South Carolina who were part of a jailbreak on Saturday following a power outage. Ashraf Fahim reports.

    Tue, 22 May 2018 11:06:54 -0400
  • Discover The SUVs And Trucks That Pulled Extraordinary Things

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    Tue, 22 May 2018 04:24:00 -0400
  • Janet Jackson Becomes First Black Woman To Receive Billboard Icon Award news

    Janet Jackson kept the hits coming Sunday on the night she became the first

    Mon, 21 May 2018 10:07:28 -0400
  • Putin's 'unlimited range' nuclear missile crashed after 22 miles, US intelligence sources claim news

    The Kremlin has denied US claims that Russia's nuclear-powered cruise missile with “unlimited” range crashed after only 22 miles.  The weapon was one of a range of “invincible” nuclear arms announced by Vladimir Putin during a speech in March.  “Since its range is unlimited, it can manoeuvre as long as you want,” Mr Putin said. “For now, no one in the world has anything like this.” But sources with direct knowledge of a US intelligence report told CNBC that four tests of the missile between November and February all resulted in crashes.  The longest flight lasted two minutes and covered 22 miles, while shortest ended only four seconds and five miles after launch, they said.  CNN previously quoted a US official as saying the cruise missile had crashed during tests. Mr Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov denied the reported US intelligence findings when asked on Tuesday.  An Iskander ballistic missile rolls through Red Square during the Victory Day parade on May 9 Credit: Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images “Listen to the president of Russia Vladimir Putin and believe him,” Mr Peskov said.  After taking off with conventional fuel, the cruise missile is designed to be powered by a small nuclear reactor during flight. Although Mr Putin had said the nuclear unit had successfully powered up and “provided the necessary level of thrust,” US intelligence claimed this component had failed to start.  Kremlin officials allegedly ordered the tests over objections from engineers that the weapon system was not ready.  The US intelligence report did not mention the health or environmental impacts potentially caused by damages to the missile's reactor. We are in Dr. Strangelove: Putin has promised a nuclear-powered nuclear missile with an "unlimited range." "No one in the world has such a thing"— Alec Luhn (@ASLuhn) March 1, 2018 Vladimir Putin first touted the cruise missile during a sabre-rattling March speech in which he said Russia had developed “invincible” nuclear arms including a glider warhead, hypersonic missile and underwater drone. One of the accompanying computer animations showed warheads raining down on Florida. The “Dagger” hypersonic missiles Mr Putin mentioned were later displayed on the belly of MiG-31 jets roaring over Red Square during the annual Victory Day parade this month.   The new nuclear weapons were designed to overcome US missile defence systems in countries like Poland and Romania, which “violate the strategic balance” between nuclear powers, he argued.  “No one wanted to listen to us. Listen to us now,” Mr Putin said.  The hypersonic missile seen over Red Square during the parade is known as the "Kinzhal," or "Dagger" Credit: Pavel Golovkin/AP Photo The speech raised fears of a Cold War-style arms race, as US president Donald Trump promised this year to expand the US nuclear arsenal to Russia. While the Russian cruise missile does not appear to be ready, the hypersonic glider warhead able to penetrate US defences will be operational by 2020, CNBC quoted US officials as saying.  Russia tested the highly manoeuvrable weapon twice in 2016, they said. A third test launch in 2017 crashed seconds before hitting its target, but Moscow is expected to try again this summer.  

    Tue, 22 May 2018 08:30:18 -0400
  • The Latest: Chief praises slain Baltimore County officer news

    PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of a police officer in Baltimore County, Maryland (all times local):

    Tue, 22 May 2018 16:07:17 -0400
  • Australia far-right party rejects proposed tax cut, adding to PM's woes news

    By Colin Packham SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's far-right One Nation party said on Tuesday it will not support the government's proposed corporate tax cut, all but ending Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's hope for a policy victory ahead of a series of by-elections. Turnbull's Liberal-National coalition government had proposed to reduce the corporate income tax rate by 5 percent to 25 percent for all companies by 2026-27. The legislation has been stalled in the Senate where the government is in the minority and was struggling to win the support of enough independent lawmakers.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 23:17:36 -0400
  • Why the Glock 21 and HK45 Are 2 of the Best .45 Caliber Guns on the Planet news

    In reality, the Glock 21 is actually one of the best, and most affordable, .45 ACP pistols on the market. The Glock 21 carries thirteen rounds in a double stack magazine that is wider than the 1911—but is not uncomfortable to hold.

    Tue, 22 May 2018 10:22:00 -0400
  • Caitlyn Jenner: Trump Is The 'Worst President We Have Ever Had' On LGBTQ Rights news

    Caitlyn Jenner may have been an outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump

    Tue, 22 May 2018 17:43:42 -0400
  • 2019 Subaru Ascent Aims to Climb Atop the 3-Row Midsized-SUV Segment news

    Subaru has sprung back into the three-row SUV battlefield with a fully competitive model that offers a good engine and comfortable ride, but its merely average third row and lackluster handling h...

    Mon, 21 May 2018 09:00:52 -0400
  • Funeral service held for girl killed in school bus crash news

    CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — Funeral services were held Monday for a student killed when a school bus on a field trip collided with a dump truck in New Jersey last week.

    Mon, 21 May 2018 13:20:33 -0400
  • The fascinating thing Americans were Googling during the royal wedding news

    Nothing makes a wedding more magical than drilling down into some search engine data. Real fairy-tale stuff. SEE ALSO: Bishop Michael Curry brought passion and fire to the Royal Wedding Google trends released some stats pertaining to people's Google searches about the royal wedding and it's a snapshot into what people were really intersted in. Interestingly, the US was curious to know... what on earth is a fascinator?! The #RoyalWedding2018 guests did not disappoint with their outfit choices.Americans found the choice of head gear especially fascinating... — GoogleTrends (@GoogleTrends) May 19, 2018 Just to clarify, a fascinator is a fancy doodad you wear on your head when you go somewhere posh. Sort of like a less functional hat. Technically the dress-code for the wedding stipulated that hats be worn rather than fascinators, but some people were just born to be rebels. Google trends also revealed that although Harry and Meghan have become the most searched royals since their engagement, the Google crown still belongs to William and Kate, who got married in 2011. Image: Google trendsThey did however overtake President Trump for one glorious moment. Image: Google trendsThe data Google revealed about UK users was a touch more typical. Brits wanted to get some of the basic deets about the new Duchess of Sussex (spoiler, it's Meghan Markle). Today #MeghanMarkle becomes the Duchess of Sussex. These are the top questions on the bride since guests began arriving at the #RoyalWedding2018 — GoogleTrends (@GoogleTrends) May 19, 2018 And of course the groom got a look-in too. Congratulations to #PrinceHarry and #MeghanMarkle! These are the top questions on the groom since guests began arriving at the #RoyalWedding2018 — GoogleTrends (@GoogleTrends) May 19, 2018 The guests also got a name-check, not to mention a good ranking. The guests have arrived and it's almost time for the #RoyalWedding2018 to start! These are the top-searched guests in the last hour. — GoogleTrends (@GoogleTrends) May 19, 2018 Sorry Clooners, you're just not as interesting as Queen Liz. The venue also got a tonne of search-love. As guests arrive at the #RoyalWedding2018, these are the top questions about the venue, Windsor Castle — GoogleTrends (@GoogleTrends) May 19, 2018 What really matters more, the history of Windsor castle or fluffy head-ornaments? I think we all know the answer. WATCH: Ever wonder how the Mad Hatter got his name? Here's a brief history of making the dangerous top hats

    Mon, 21 May 2018 05:59:31 -0400
  • Adam Rippon Wins 'Dancing With The Stars' Because It Was Destined news

    This time he took home the gold ― or whatever's in the Mirrorball Trophy.

    Tue, 22 May 2018 08:02:25 -0400
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