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Trump Abruptly Cancels North Korea Summit With Kim Jong Un
Thu, 24 May 2018 09:56:21 -0400

Trump Abruptly Cancels North Korea Summit With Kim Jong UnPresident Donald Trump on Thursday canceled a scheduled June 12 summit in


In a philosophical mood, Congress debates freedom of speech on campus
Wed, 23 May 2018 11:16:26 -0400

In a philosophical mood, Congress debates freedom of speech on campusA congressional hearing on free speech and political correctness on campus turns both philosophical and confrontational.


Harvey Weinstein Expected To Turn Himself In To The NYPD For Sex Crimes
Thu, 24 May 2018 15:42:09 -0400

Harvey Weinstein Expected To Turn Himself In To The NYPD For Sex CrimesHarvey Weinstein plans to turn himself in to New York City law enforcement on


Prosecutors add lewd conduct charges to tortured kids case
Thu, 24 May 2018 18:20:10 -0400

Prosecutors add lewd conduct charges to tortured kids caseFAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors on Thursday added four charges of lewd conduct against a father accused of torturing his children in a Northern California home where prosecutors say 10 children lived in filth and neglect.


Gun control support fades three months after Florida massacre: Reuters/Ipsos poll
Wed, 23 May 2018 12:53:58 -0400

Gun control support fades three months after Florida massacre: Reuters/Ipsos pollBy Daniel Trotta NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Parkland, Florida, school massacre has had little lasting impact on U.S. views on gun control, three months after the shooting deaths of 17 people propelled a national movement by some student survivors, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Wednesday. While U.S. public support for more gun control measures has grown slowly but steadily over the years, it typically spikes immediately after the mass shootings that have become part of the U.S. landscape, then falls back to pre-massacre levels within a few months. The poll found that 69 percent of American adults supported strong or moderate regulations or restrictions for firearms, down from 75 percent in late March, when the first poll was conducted following the Valentine's Day shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.


A Planner's Guide to the Mediterranean Diet
Wed, 23 May 2018 10:21:11 -0400

A Planner's Guide to the Mediterranean Diet2018 might well be dubbed the year of the Mediterranean diet. Not only did it tie for the best overall diet in the U.S. News Best Diets rankings in January, but this year also marks the Mediterranean diet pyramid's 25th anniversary. Beyond being linked to a host of powerful health benefits including a reduction in heart disease risk, potential weight loss, improved brain health and longevity, much of the eating pattern's staying power can be attributed to its flexibility -- there aren't entire food groups excluded, and followers don't calorie count or track macros.


Lava from Hawaii volcano enters ocean from 3 flows
Fri, 25 May 2018 02:08:23 -0400

Lava from Hawaii volcano enters ocean from 3 flowsHONOLULU (AP) — Lava entered the ocean from a third flow, marking the third week of a Hawaii volcano eruption that has opened up nearly two dozen vents in rural communities, destroyed dozens of buildings and shot miles-high plumes of ash into the sky.


Cleveland Indians Pitcher Trevor Bauer Rejects Claims He Scrawled 9/11 Conspiracy Message on Mound
Wed, 23 May 2018 13:59:16 -0400

Cleveland Indians Pitcher Trevor Bauer Rejects Claims He Scrawled 9/11 Conspiracy Message on MoundThe message, "BD911" was thought to mean "Bush did 9/11."


Amnesty highlights sex-for-food claims in Boko Haram-hit Nigeria
Thu, 24 May 2018 04:20:50 -0400

Amnesty highlights sex-for-food claims in Boko Haram-hit NigeriaAmnesty International on Thursday urged Nigeria to act on claims soldiers and members of the civilian militia have raped women and girls in remote camps for people displaced by Boko Haram but the government said the rights monitor was repeating false accusations. Amnesty said it had gathered multiple testimonies about alleged abuse by the security forces, including claimed that soldiers coerced vulnerable survivors into having sex in exchange for food. In November 2016, police vowed to look into allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation in the camps but several months later, the military rejected the allegations.


Trump Roasted For Rushing To Defend Tomi Lahren While Ignoring Real Victims
Thu, 24 May 2018 04:18:46 -0400

Trump Roasted For Rushing To Defend Tomi Lahren While Ignoring Real VictimsPresident Donald Trump on Wednesday rushed to the defense of conservative


MH17: Plane shot down with Russian military missile launcher, investigators conclude
Thu, 24 May 2018 06:18:44 -0400

MH17: Plane shot down with Russian military missile launcher, investigators concludeAn international investigation has said the Russian military brought the missile that downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 into eastern Ukraine, leading to the tragedy that killed 298 people.  The Dutch-led Joint Investigation Team said last year the Buk 9M38 surface-to-air missile in question arrived from Russia and was fired from territory held by Russia-backed separatists.  But Thursday's press conference in the Netherlands for the first time implicated the Russian military, of which president Vladimir Putin is the commander in chief, in the catastrophe that shocked the world in July 2014.  Although the JIT did not say who pulled the trigger, the conclusion that the 53rd anti-aircraft brigade from Kursk, a unit of a “few hundred people,” was operating the missile marks a step closer to naming the perpetrators.  Investigators said they were working toward a court case in the Netherlands against those who fired the Buk Telar missile system as well as higher-ups in their chain of command. They are reportedly focusing on 100 or so suspects.  Dutch police investigator Wilbert Paulissen next to the engine casing and thrust nozzile of the missile that brought down MH17 Credit: FRANCOIS LENOIR /Reuters The allegations come after Yulia Skripal said she was lucky to have survived an “attempted assassination” with a nerve agent in Salisbury, raising pressure on Russia three weeks before the start of the World Cup here.  The JIT said it had again requested information from Russia, which had failed to tell it of this missile unit's activities, and put out another open call for confidential witness testimony.  “We are looking for people that were directly or indirectly involved in the downing of MH17, but we're also thinking of individuals who were responsible for the operation that deployed the Buk Telar,” said Wilbert Paulissen, head of the Dutch national police. Russian officials began pushing back against the Dutch allegation almost immediately. Moscow has since the days after the plane went down put out a raft of unlikely theories to shift the blame to Ukraine and vetoed a proposed United Nations tribunal. Video: The Telegraph's Roland Oliphant visits site of downed jet Yury Shvytkin, a member of parliament from the ruling party, called the investigation “aggression against our country like that during the Skripal case” and claimed it would have to “at the minimum” find a soldier's fingerprints on the Buk missile to accuse Moscow. One of the two main Russian state television channels ignored the news on Thursday afternoon, while the other posted a news item on its website that avoided any mention of the Russian military involvement.  The defence ministry could not immediately be reached for comment, even as it continued to post on social media footage tanks and ships at war games. Those killed when the missile hit MH17 at 33,000 feet, raining bodies and debris onto the farm fields below, were mostly Dutch but also of 17 other nationalities including British, Australian, Malaysian and Indonesian. Mr Paulissen said a “fingerprint for the missile” had been established through seven markings and features on the sides of the launcher visible in social media images. Photographs, videos and witness testimony traced the progress of this launcher in a convoy from Kursk to the Ukrainian border in June 2014, and it was photographed again near the launch site on the day of the catastrophe.  Investigators also detonated a Buk missile to compare the debris to that found in the fields and bodies of MH17 victims, according to Australian federal police commander Jennifer Hurst. She displayed an engine casing and thrust nozzle from the Buk responsible with a serial number she said indicated it had been produced at a factory near Moscow in 1986. FAQ | Flight MH17 Asked whether there were satellite images of the launch, Dutch chief prosecutor Fred Westerbeke said the investigation had more information that it could not reveal at the risk of “showing our cards to the other side”. He added it was entering the “last phase” ahead of possible legal proceedings.  Relatives of MH17 victims said in a letter in the independent newspaper Novaya Gazeta on Wednesday that a “shadow” hangs over the World Cup, and the “Russian leaders who will profess to welcome the world with open arms, are those who are chiefly to blame for shattering our world”.


Judge Orders 30-Year-Old Man To Move Out Of His Parents' House Already
Wed, 23 May 2018 14:07:33 -0400

Judge Orders 30-Year-Old Man To Move Out Of His Parents' House AlreadyTwo parents in New York will finally get to know what empty nest syndrome


Texas governor supports 2 small gun rules after shooting
Wed, 23 May 2018 22:35:22 -0400

Texas governor supports 2 small gun rules after shootingAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday he could support stronger regulations for gun storage and quicker reporting to law enforcement when a court has determined someone is mentally ill in order to keep them from having weapons.


Multiple casualties in bomb blast in Iraqi capital Baghdad
Wed, 23 May 2018 19:53:01 -0400

Multiple casualties in bomb blast in Iraqi capital BaghdadBy Raya Jalabi and Hesham Hajali BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Multiple people were killed or wounded in a suicide attack in Iraq's capital Baghdad on Thursday, Iraqi security services said. The attack took place in the predominantly Shi'ite Shula district, in northwest Baghdad. According to a statement from Iraq's National Security media center, the attacker detonated an explosive vest after he was besieged by security forces at the entrance to the Saqlawiyah park, resulting in the death and injury of "a number of civilians." No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, though it bore the hallmarks of Islamic State.


Rescue Cat Has Hilarious Wide-Eyed Expression After Scan Confirms She Is Pregnant
Thu, 24 May 2018 09:11:41 -0400

Rescue Cat Has Hilarious Wide-Eyed Expression After Scan Confirms She Is PregnantAn adorable rescue cat called Ulla made the most endearing face after a


2019 Ford F-150 Raptor - Pictures
Thu, 24 May 2018 09:41:00 -0400

2019 Ford F-150 Raptor - Pictures


Archaeologists Find 'Holy Grail of Shipwrecks' Carrying Stash Worth Up to $17 Billion
Wed, 23 May 2018 14:35:00 -0400

Archaeologists Find 'Holy Grail of Shipwrecks' Carrying Stash Worth Up to $17 BillionIn 1708, the San José— a Spanish galleon ship carrying a stash of gold, silver and emeralds — sank during a fierce battle against the British in the Caribbean Sea. Now, after sitting at the bottom of the ocean for 310 years, the San José's shipwreck has finally been officially identified, thanks to an analysis of the distinctive bronze cannons that sank with the ship.


Woman Mauled By Bear in Montana Walks Miles to Safety With Skull Fracture
Wed, 23 May 2018 21:02:17 -0400

Woman Mauled By Bear in Montana Walks Miles to Safety With Skull FractureA 28-year-old woman who finally earned her “dream job” working as a grizzly bear researcher is now recovering in the hospital from serious injuries after she was attacked by one of the powerful animals


'SPYGATE': Trump rages on Twitter about the 'Criminal Deep State'
Wed, 23 May 2018 09:21:33 -0400

'SPYGATE': Trump rages on Twitter about the 'Criminal Deep State'President Trump on Wednesday continued to spread the conspiratorial — and completely unproven — claim that a “spy” was “placed” inside his presidential campaign by the Obama administration and its Department of Justice.


Southern Baptist Leader Who Said Abused Women Should Just Pray Is Removed From Post
Wed, 23 May 2018 08:00:11 -0400

Southern Baptist Leader Who Said Abused Women Should Just Pray Is Removed From PostA prominent Southern Baptist Church leader who is known to have made



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