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Trump praises far-right French candidate Le Pen as vote looms
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:30:17 -0400

Trump praises far-right French candidate Le Pen as vote loomsPresident Trump predicted on Friday that a deadly shooting on the famed Champs-Élysées avenue in Paris would have “a big effect” on French elections.


Ronald Reagan’s son defends O’Reilly, asks if men should ‘sue for sexual arousal’
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:53:43 -0400

Ronald Reagan’s son defends O’Reilly, asks if men should ‘sue for sexual arousal’Michael Reagan speaks at a rally for Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle in 2010. Michael Reagan, son of late President Ronald Reagan, defended disgraced Fox News host Bill O’Reilly, who was ousted this week after advertisers boycotted the show en masse amid a sexual harassment scandal. The firestorm started after the New York Times revealed that O’Reilly and the network had shelled out $13 million in settlements to various women who had accused him of sexual harassment.


Tennessee Teen Found After Long Search
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:24:06 -0400

Tennessee Teen Found After Long SearchElizabeth Thomas was missing for more than a month before being found in a remote region in northern California.


One-on-one with Attorney General Jeff Sessions
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 09:44:45 -0400

One-on-one with Attorney General Jeff SessionsGeorge Stephanopoulos interviews the U.S. attorney general in his first Sunday show interview since joining the Trump administration.


Alaskan village fights for survival as island disappears
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:07:30 -0400

Alaskan village fights for survival as island disappearsJoe McCarthy of Global Citizen talks about his recent journey to the remote village of Kivalina where climate change is threatening the community's very existence.


Flight Attendant Suspended After Confrontation On Video
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 11:44:09 -0400

Flight Attendant Suspended After Confrontation On VideoWitnesses say the flight attendant ripped the baby stroller out of a mother’s hands — striking the woman and nearly striking the child — leading to the conflict.


Pyongyang drivers scramble as gas stations limit services
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 23:19:52 -0400

Pyongyang drivers scramble as gas stations limit servicesPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Car users in Pyongyang are scrambling to fill up their tanks as gas stations begin limiting services or even closing amid concerns of a spreading shortage.


Taliban kill 'more than 50' Afghan troops in army base attack
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 23:55:35 -0400

Taliban kill 'more than 50' Afghan troops in army base attackMazar-i-Sharif (Afghanistan) (AFP) - Taliban militants wearing Afghan army uniforms killed at least 50 soldiers in a gun and suicide attack at a base in northern Afghanistan, the US military said, as the extremists ramp up their campaign against beleaguered government forces. Two of the attackers blew themselves up and seven were killed in the assault near Mazar-i-Sharif city on Friday which lasted several hours and targeted soldiers at a mosque and dining facility, the Afghan defence ministry said. A US military spokesman said "more than 50" Afghan soldiers were killed in the attack claimed by the Taliban, while Afghan officials put the death toll at eight with 11 wounded.


Trump stuns Twitter with patriotic, yet curious, video celebrating American freed from Egypt
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:16:54 -0400

Trump stuns Twitter with patriotic, yet curious, video celebrating American freed from EgyptPresident Donald Trump shared a video on his Twitter page that had production values that didn’t quite line up to the highest office in the land.


Sweet home Chicago: Obama re-emerges in city where it all began
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 09:41:45 -0400

Sweet home Chicago: Obama re-emerges in city where it all beganBy Chris Kenning CHICAGO (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday makes his first major appearance since leaving office, having chosen Chicago, the city where his political career started, to emerge from a three-month hiatus from the public eye. Obama will meet youth leaders and promote community organizing near the same South Side neighborhoods where his own activism blossomed and propelled him to two terms in the White House that ended with Donald Trump's inauguration on January 20. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who served as Obama’s first White House chief of staff, said that he was proud that Obama picked Chicago to make his last speech as president and the first in his post-presidency.


14-Year-Old Allegedly Shot In The Head By Teenage Boys Makes Remarkable Recovery: 'I Am Tougher Than A Bullet'
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 16:08:00 -0400

14-Year-Old Allegedly Shot In The Head By Teenage Boys Makes Remarkable Recovery: 'I Am Tougher Than A Bullet'The boys could be tried as adults, according to reports.


Missing Tennessee teen to return home, teacher charged with kidnapping: family
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:53:54 -0400

Missing Tennessee teen to return home, teacher charged with kidnapping: familySpeaking on ABC News' Good Morning America program Friday morning from Tennessee, Anthony Thomas, the girl's father, said he was looking forward to seeing Elizabeth later in the day when officials fly her back. Sheriff deputies in Siskiyou County on Thursday rescued Thomas and arrested Tad Cummins, 50, a former teacher at her school in Maury County, Tennessee, from a cabin near Yreka, California, about 60 miles (100 km) south of the Oregon border.


Why Would Congress Bail Out Miners’ Pensions?
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 11:55:00 -0400

Why Would Congress Bail Out Miners’ Pensions?For decades, being a coal miner has come with a deal: Work in dangerous, unpleasant conditions for years, and in exchange, get lifelong health-care benefits and a decent pension. Now, though, part of that deal is jeopardy, as the funds that provide those benefits have dwindled.


Parole denied for Brinks heist getaway driver Judith Clark
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 02:29:09 -0400

Parole denied for Brinks heist getaway driver Judith ClarkALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A former Weather Underground radical who drove a getaway car in a bungled 1981 Brinks armored-car robbery that left three people dead was denied parole on Friday despite the fact Gov. Andrew Cuomo praised her behavior as a prisoner when he commuted her sentence last year.


Best animal friendships
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 09:00:20 -0400

Best animal friendshipsThey really are friends fur-ever! These adorable animals have struck up the most unlikely friendships in the animal kingdom. From a pig and a cat to a baby goat and a dog, these are companions you never thought you’d see.


Trump Weighs in on French Election After Paris Terror Attack
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:19:41 -0400

Trump Weighs in on French Election After Paris Terror AttackU.S. president appears to favor the far-right Le Pen in the race.


Trump Administration Appoints New Surgeon General
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 03:35:28 -0400

Trump Administration Appoints New Surgeon GeneralSurgeon Vivek Murthy, a holdover from Obama administration, was told to resign by the Trump administration.


Man Beats Tiny Yorkie to Death for Vomiting in His Car: Cops
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:25:00 -0400

Man Beats Tiny Yorkie to Death for Vomiting in His Car: CopsSigman Hernandez, 40, allegedly confessed to the violent crime after turning himself in to Miami Beach police.


U.S. identifies, charges Israeli teen accused of Jewish threats
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:25:12 -0400

U.S. identifies, charges Israeli teen accused of Jewish threatsMichael Ron David Kadar, 18, who has dual citizenship and lives in Israel, made at least 245 threatening telephone calls between Jan. 4 and March 7, many targeting Jewish community centers in the United States, according to the Florida complaint. Kadar also appears linked to more than 240 hoax threats called into schools in the United States and Canada between August and December 2015, forcing thousands of students to be evacuated, according to the Georgia complaint.


IS claims deadly attack on FSB office in Russia
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:13:04 -0400

IS claims deadly attack on FSB office in RussiaThe Islamic State jihadist group has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack Friday on an office of Russia's main domestic intelligence agency, the FSB, in the country's far east, a US-based monitoring group said. According to the text translated into English by the SITE monitoring group, the source said an IS "fighter" attacked an FSB office in Khabarovsk, killing three people and wounding others. Russian officials say two people were killed in the incident -- an FSB employee and a civilian.



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