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Ex-sanctions czar bashes Obama administration's 'weak' response to Russian interference

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 08:29:44 -0400

Dan Fried, the former State Department diplomat who oversaw sanctions policy, told the "Skullduggery" podcast that he was “extremely” frustrated when the Obama administration issued “weak” a....
2 Florida Deputies Shot Dead While Eating At Chinese Restaurant

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 23:23:44 -0400

Two deputies were killed when a man shot at them through a window while they....
Photos of the week: 4/13 - 4/20

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:56:23 -0400

The matriarch of the Bush family Barbara Bush died this week at the age of 92.....
Legalization of recreational marijuana gaining support on 4/20

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:52:42 -0400

Recreational marijuana is already legal in nine states and now Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says he is planning to introduce a bill to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level.....
At Least 5 Dead In Violent Clashes In Nicaragua Over Social Security Changes

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:17:32 -0400

Four young protesters and a police officer were killed in increasingly violent....
Dog feared to have cancer had actually eaten four teddy bears... but vet didn't realise until midway through operation 

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:17:15 -0400

A dog feared to cancer had actually eaten four teddy bears, but the vet did not realise until halfway through the operation. Eight-year-old St Bernard Maisy was taken for a CT scan after she was taken....
Passengers On Deadly Southwest Flight Receive $5,000 Checks

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 08:30:06 -0400

At least some passengers aboard a deadly Southwest Airlines flight have....
No surprise: Charles to succeed queen as Commonwealth head

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:55:14 -0400

LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles has spent a lifetime waiting to be king. On Friday the 69-year-old heir to the British throne got another position to wait for — he was approved as the next head of the Co....
Judge has not made a decision in delaying Stormy Daniels’ case

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:27:18 -0400

Stormy Daniels’ attorney Michael Avenatti says it’s apparent to him that the court recognized “there are gaping holes in the application by Cohen and Mr. Trump to delay this matter.”....
Wartorn South Sudan's army chief dies

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 08:22:11 -0400

By Denis Dumo JUBA (Reuters) - South Sudan's army chief died on Friday, the government said, in a development that further complicates the running of President Salva Kiir's administration amid a four....
Gun Violence Prevents Florida School District From Staging Walkouts Against Gun Violence

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:12:45 -0400

Just as students around the country were preparing another walkout against gun....
White nationalists rally in Newnan, Ga.

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:02:14 -0400

The National Socialist Movement, one of the largest neo-Nazi groups in the U.S., held a rally on April 21, 2018, in Newnan, Ga. Community members have opposed the rally and came out to embrace racial ....
Barbara Bush Described as 'First Lady of the Greatest Generation' at Funeral

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 09:45:55 -0400

Historian Jon Meacham recalled Barbara Bush's quick wit during her funeral on Saturday....
Video shows bullet-ridden vehicle after police shooting

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 15:42:20 -0400

Diante Yarber was driving the Ford Mustang when Barstow police officers shot in the vehicle and killed him.....
Lockheed Martin Wants to Merge an F-22 and F-35 Into 1 Fighter for Japan. It Won't Happen.

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:09:00 -0400

The most likely scenario is that the F-22/F-35 hybrid will remain in the realm of fantasy. Lockheed Martin Wants to Merge an F-22 and F-35 Into 1 Fighter for Japan. Reuters is reporting that Lockhee....
The Funniest Tweets From Parents This Week

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:09:26 -0400

Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest....
Indonesian fishermen rescue Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 21:45:49 -0400

BIREUEN, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian fishermen rescued 76 Rohingya Muslims stranded off the coast of Aceh on Friday, authorities said, in the latest attempt by members of the persecuted ethnic group t....
Saudis see oil price on rise as Trump blasts OPEC

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 09:13:47 -0400

Saudi Energy Minister Khaled al-Faleh said Friday the global market has the capacity to absorb higher oil prices, drawing a swift reaction from US President Donald Trump who accused OPEC of inflating ....
Ex-FBI No. 2 alerted then-FBI chief Comey of plans to talk to press: lawyer

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:04:39 -0400

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sent emails to then-Director James Comey alerting him he planned to push back against negative news coverage related ....
Natalie Portman Backs Out Of Israel Award Over 'Recent Events'

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 06:49:31 -0400

Actress Natalie Portman has pulled out of accepting a prestigious award in....
Emily Thornberry booed after denying Russia is attempting to block chemical weapons inspectors

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:19:29 -0400

Emily Thornberry was booed by a Question Time audience last night after she denied Russia was interfering in a chemical weapons inspection by officials in Syria. The shadow foreign secretary faced an ....
Brooklyn Postal Worker Hoards 17,000 Pieces of Mail to Focus on 'Important' Deliveries

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 08:12:18 -0400

He now faces federal charges....
U.S. said to investigate AT&T, Verizon over wireless collusion claim - source

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:54:07 -0400

The U.S. has opened a probe into alleged coordination by AT&T Inc , Verizon Communications and a telecommunications standards organisation to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers,....
California death row inmate freed; no retrial planned

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 02:34:20 -0400

Authorities say a man who spent nearly 25 years on California's death row for raping and killing a toddler before his conviction was overturned won't be retried. He was freed shortly before 4 ....
10 Of The Best Beauty Buys From Sephora's VIB Spring Sale

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:23:13 -0400

It's probably the only time of the year when spending too much money on beauty....
Minnesota school bus driver removed after leading prayer

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:40:28 -0400

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis-area church pastor who also drives a school bus says his rights to free speech and to practice his religion were violated when he was taken off his route for leading s....
Brick-throwing China zoo-goers kill kangaroo, injure another

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 02:11:55 -0400

Visitors to a zoo in southeastern China killed one kangaroo and injured another by throwing bricks at them in an attempt to get a reaction from the big marsupials, state media reported. A 12-year-old....
9 Worst Muscle Cars Of The 1990s

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:40:26 -0400

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Sean Hannity Isn't A Journalist And Fox News Isn't News

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 08:00:46 -0400

Earlier this week, Fox News declared its "full support" for Sean Hannity after....
'Flamboyant' jihadi linked to 9/11 terror cell captured by Kurdish forces in Syria

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:59:30 -0400

A Syrian-German jihadist linked to the 9/11 attacks on the United States has been captured in Syria by US-backed forces, the Pentagon said on Thursday. Mohammad Haydar Zammar, who has been accused of ....
2 Service Members Disciplined Over Hand Puppet Used in Oath Ceremony

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:36:11 -0400

A colonel and a master sergeant were disciplined for using a hand puppet during a re-enlistment ceremony.....
Trucker in deadly Texas migrant case given life sentences

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:46:07 -0400

The driver of a truck packed with migrants, 10 of whom died due to sweltering Texas heat in July, was sentenced on Friday to life in prison without parole after pleading guilty in October to federal h....
Thousands sing 'Happy Birthday' to Queen Elizabeth II

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 18:15:04 -0400

LONDON (AP) — The audience at Royal Albert Hall got a rare treat Saturday — the chance to sing "Happy Birthday" to the longest reigning monarch in British history.....
The Boldest Looks From Coachella 2018 We've Seen So Far

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:58:47 -0400

Coachella has long been a place for festivalgoers to experiment with style,....
Protester faces charges for vandalism at NRA lobbyist's home

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 09:05:25 -0400

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Protesters are targeting the northern Virginia home of the National Rifle Association's top lobbyist and say the protests will continue.....
Romanian president slams plan to move Israel embassy

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:32:11 -0400

A row erupted Friday between Romania's government and President Klaus Iohannis over a proposal to move the country's embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The foreign ministry announced that ....
A-Rod's Alleged Nephew Kidnapped Over Lamborghini Sale Gone Wrong

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:46:41 -0400

Don't go around claiming to be a celebrity's relative.....
J. K. Rowling Mocks Donald Trump With Magical 'Harry Potter' Taunt

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 03:50:44 -0400

J. K. Rowling cast a spell over Twitter with her latest diss of Donald Trump.....
Police Capture Abandoned Alligator in Queens Park

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 12:03:35 -0400

U.S. Park police officers captured a four-foot alligator abandoned in Fort Tilden Friday.....
EPA staff see hurdles in Pruitt science revamp, internal emails show

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:58:08 -0400

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials are concerned that companies may be required to publicly disclose confidential data used in crafting governm....
Man jailed for 50 years for stealing $1.2m-worth of fajitas

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 18:15:22 -0400

A former youth offenders’ centre employee in Texas has been convicted of stealing more than $1.2m (£860,000) worth of fajitas. Gilberto Escamilla, 53, was jailed for 50 years after authorities discov....
US says China, Iran, Russia are 'forces for instability'

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:24:29 -0400

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is lashing out at China, Iran, Russia and North Korea for being "forces of instability" because of human rights abuses of their own citizens and ot....
Jimmy Kimmel May Have Just Pulled Off His Greatest Prank Ever

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 04:32:37 -0400

Jimmy Kimmel is known for his elaborate pranks, with no one ― not even....
Ford licenses Classic Mustangs for production

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 06:27:29 -0400

If you fancy owning a mint condition 1969-1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302, 1969-1970 Mustang Boss 429, or a 1969-1970 Mustang Mach 1, you'd better prepare yourself for a long and laborious search and some ....
US 'bombed' UN peace talks on Syria: Lavrov

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:34:06 -0400

The United States and its allies "bombed" UN-backed peace talks aimed at ending the war in Syria when they ordered strikes on the country this month, Russia's foreign minister said Friday. The US, Fr....
The Latest: Barbara Bush buried at presidential library

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:41:27 -0400

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the funeral and burial of former first lady Barbara Bush (all times local):....
Kushner Companies Has Been Subpoenaed as Part of a Probe Into False Housing Paperwork

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 23:56:08 -0400

AP reported the company routinely filed false paperwork about its buildings with New York City....
The Best-Looking Factory Exhausts Ever Made

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:00:00 -0400

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Some 50 members of migrant caravan reach Mexico, U.S. border

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:22:40 -0400

By Lizbeth Diaz MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A group of 50 Central American migrants who set out from southern Mexico in late March have reached the U.S. border, having endured the long journey despite th....
Smallville actor Allison Mack charged with trafficking over 'involvement in sex cult'

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 08:13:00 -0400

Allison Mack, an actor best known for her role in the US TV show Smallville, has been charged with sex trafficking and conspiracy. Ms Mack was arrested on Friday and has since pleaded not guilty to a....