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These Are The 21 States Russian Hackers Targeted In The 2016 Election
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 16:00:34 -0400

These Are The 21 States Russian Hackers Targeted In The 2016 ElectionThe Department of Homeland Security told told election officials in 21 states on Friday that Russian hackers attempted to access their voting systems in the 2016 election.


Donald Trump Can't Stop Attacking Black Sports Figures
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 18:03:01 -0400

Donald Trump Can't Stop Attacking Black Sports FiguresSaturday morning, President Donald Trump attempted to rescind a White House invitation he apparently had never extended, when he tweeted that Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry was no longer welcome to make the customary visit to celebrate the team’s NBA championship.


Forget Cheat ‘Sheet’ — Student Outwits Professor With Enormous 'Cheat Poster'
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 09:01:23 -0400

Forget Cheat ‘Sheet’ — Student Outwits Professor With Enormous 'Cheat Poster'When Professor Reb Beatty of Maryland’s Anne Arundel Community College arrived at his accounting class to administer a test last week, he hardly could have imagined that he’d be the one getting outsmarted. In a Sept. 20 Facebook post that’s since gone viral, Beatty explained that he’d told his students that they were allowed to bring in a “3x5” cheat sheet to use during the test. Beatty, however, failed to specify the unit of measurement he was referring to.


New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery Mexico
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 23:58:12 -0400

New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery MexicoMEXICO CITY (AP) — A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, killing at least two people, toppling already damaged homes and a highway bridge, and causing new alarm in a country reeling from two even more powerful quakes that together have killed more than 400 people.


Companies Look to Bridge U.S. ‘Middle Skills’ Gap
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:16:56 -0400

Companies Look to Bridge U.S. ‘Middle Skills’ GapCompanies like Toyota, Boeing, General Motors and Dow Chemical are all starting or expanding specialized job training programs to bridge the gap in technical skills for "middle skills jobs."


US strikes IS camp in Libya, killing 17: official
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 12:16:15 -0400

US strikes IS camp in Libya, killing 17: officialUS forces carried out six "precision air strikes" against an Islamic State camp in Libya, killing 17 people, the US Africa Command said Sunday. The command said the air strikes were conducted on Friday, in coordination with Libya's Government of National Accord, hitting a desert camp 150 miles (240 kilometers) southeast of the city of Sirte. The air strikes were believed to be the first in Libya by US forces since US President Donald Trump took office in January.


Jeff Sessions' New Chief Of Staff: Mueller's Russia Probe Could Be A 'Witch Hunt'
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:42:07 -0400

Jeff Sessions' New Chief Of Staff: Mueller's Russia Probe Could Be A 'Witch Hunt'WASHINGTON ― Attorney General Jeff Sessions has appointed as his chief of staff a former federal prosecutor who has written that the special counsel investigation into the Trump administration could be turning into a “witch hunt.”


Marriott refuses to cancel conference booking by anti-Muslim hate group
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 06:50:41 -0400

Marriott refuses to cancel conference booking by anti-Muslim hate groupThe Marriot hotel group are refusing to cancel an event organised by one of the largest anti-Muslim groups in America. ACT for America was launched as a response to the 9/11 attacks and it has been accused of existing “to advance anti-Muslim legislation and spread hate speech,” according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. The group, which claims to have 750,000 members and 1,000 volunteer groups, is holding its national two-day conference on 2 October in Arlington, Virginia, at the Marriott Crystal Gateway hotel.


In Sad, Sad Press Conference, Milo Says 'Free Speech Week' Is Now Just One Measly Rally
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 00:20:30 -0400

In Sad, Sad Press Conference, Milo Says 'Free Speech Week' Is Now Just One Measly RallyBut on Saturday morning, a day before Milo Yiannopoulos’s “Free Speech Week” rally at the University of California, Berkeley, was scheduled to start, the alt-right provocateur alerted his followers that he would be holding an “emergency” press conference on Facebook Live.


Congo president says whoever killed U.N. experts will be punished
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:23:00 -0400

Congo president says whoever killed U.N. experts will be punishedBy Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Congolese President Joseph Kabila told the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations on Saturday that he would ensure those responsible for killing two U.N. investigators earlier this year would be punished. Michael Sharp, an American who was coordinator of an independent sanctions monitoring group, and Zaida Catalan, a Swede, were killed in central Congo on March 12 while carrying out investigations for a report to the U.N. Security Council. "We are determined to ensure that light is shed on the exact circumstances of this crime and to ensure that this horrendous act ... will not remain unpunished," Kabila said.


Prince Harry and Melania Trump Meet at the Royal’s Third Annual Invictus Games
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 15:21:43 -0400

Prince Harry and Melania Trump Meet at the Royal’s Third Annual Invictus GamesMelania Trump took a trip to Toronto, Canada, to meet with Prince Harry on Saturday ahead of the Opening Ceremony for the third annual Invictus Games


Bill Maher Uses Children's Book To Explain Donald Trump's Deal With Democrats
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 03:15:21 -0400

Bill Maher Uses Children's Book To Explain Donald Trump's Deal With DemocratsBill Maher believes there’s a simple explanation for why “fast-talking city slicker” President Donald Trump reportedly cut a deal with Democrats over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program earlier this month.


Florida Man Killed By Gunman While Trying To Stop Verbal Assault
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 07:34:58 -0400

Florida Man Killed By Gunman While Trying To Stop Verbal AssaultThe suspect, described as a "black man with a thin build, possibly in his 30s" still remains at large.


Dog Hoards Money So She Can Pay For Treats Herself
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:06:20 -0400

Dog Hoards Money So She Can Pay For Treats HerselfHolly the dog doesn’t beg for treats — she pays for them.


Iraq Kurd leader delays independence vote announcement
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 03:54:38 -0400

Iraq Kurd leader delays independence vote announcementIraqi Kurdish leader Massud Barzani on Saturday delayed a scheduled news conference on a controversial independence referendum he has called for next week as international pressure mounts for a postponement. There has been uncertainty about whether the vote will go ahead on Monday as Iraq's key allies the United States and Iran, as well as powerful neighbour Turkey, have stepped up their opposition. "The news conference will take place on Sunday and the time and venue will be announced later," Barzani's office said without elaborating.


Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 16:28:54 -0400

Puerto Rico after Hurricane MariaPeople across Puerto Rico struggled to dig out from the devastation left by Hurricane Maria.


Red faces as Russia's Kalashnikov monument shows Nazi gun
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 06:48:25 -0400

Red faces as Russia's Kalashnikov monument shows Nazi gunWorkers in Moscow have erased the illustration of a gun from a freshly-inaugurated monument of Mikhail Kalashnikov, inventor of the legendary AK-47 assault rifle, after it was found that the drawing was of a Nazi weapon. The sculptor, Salavat Shtsherbakoff, has acknowledged his mistake," the state-supported Russian Military History Society, which backed the monument, told TASS news agency Friday. The erroneous drawing was of an StG44 -- for Sturmgewehr (Storm Rifle), a name reputedly conferred by Hitler himself.


The Radioactive Puppies Of Chernobyl Are Finally Getting The Help They Need
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 14:21:07 -0400

The Radioactive Puppies Of Chernobyl Are Finally Getting The Help They NeedA viral video this week sheds light on a heart-rending situation: The radioactive puppies and dogs of Chernobyl.


Is Now the Time to Launch a Preemptive Military Strike on North Korea?
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 07:57:00 -0400

Is Now the Time to Launch a Preemptive Military Strike on North Korea?Polls indicate that a majority of the American population is supportive of military action against North Korea. As tensions with North Korea rise to dangerous levels, there are voices in the Congress starting to call for a preemptive military strike on the regime in Pyongyang. Indeed, polls indicate that a majority of the American population is supportive of military action against North Korea.


Walmart Wants To Stick Groceries In Your Refrigerator While You're Away
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:07:34 -0400

Walmart Wants To Stick Groceries In Your Refrigerator While You're AwayWalmart is one of the most familiar brands in America, but are you ready to give them access to your home?



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