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California Leaders Slam Trump Administration Over Report Of Planned ICE Raids

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:51:49 -0500

After a report of planned federal immigration raids targeting undocumented individuals in Northern California ― supposedly to send a message to the new “sanctuary” state ― California politicians came ....
Mormon Church Confirms New Leader In Live Broadcast

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:18:09 -0500

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has officially named Russell M. Nelson as its 17th president.....
Police issue warning about drugs cut with 'Rizzy' after man's skin is eaten away

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:22:00 -0500

Police in Alliance, Ohio, issued a warning to other law enforcement officials after a man's skin was eaten away when he allegedly injected heroin tainted with a substance called "Rizzy" into his arms,....
How to protect your family against the spread of the flu

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:54:42 -0500

This year’s outbreak is widespread in every state but Hawaii, and has gotten so bad in Alabama that the governor has declared a public health emergency.....
Reports Suggest Steve Bannon Willing To Cooperate With Robert Mueller

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:17:13 -0500

Former White House adviser Steve Bannon is willing to cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into whether President Donald Trump’s campaign coordinated with Russia to influence the elec....
‘We tend to look after each other here’: Inside the Turpin family’s neighbourhood as it reels from discovery of captive siblings

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:17:00 -0500

As Wednesday unfolded, investigators began their work of combing through the filthy, foul-smelling house looking for answers to the central question that has so far baffled authorities: why the Turpin....
China planning to send robot sub to sunken ship

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:46:17 -0500

BEIJING (AP) — China is preparing to send a robot submarine possibly followed by divers to explore and plug holes in a sunken Iranian oil tanker whose 32 crew members are all believed to have died, th....
Tillerson says US troops in Syria to counter Assad

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:00:25 -0500

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that US troops will remain in Syria not just to fight jihadists but also to counter the power of Bashar al-Assad and his ally Iran. In a speech on the ....
Nine dead after under-construction bridge collapses in Colombia

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:17:39 -0500

At least nine construction workers were killed and five injured when a partially-constructed bridge collapsed in central Colombia on Monday, an official from the disaster response agency said. The bri....
Philippine volcano spews lava; thousands flee

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:14:44 -0500

Glowing-red lava spurted in a fountain and flowed down the Philippines' most active volcano in a stunning display of its fury that has sent more than 34,000 villagers fleeing to safety.....
How 2 California Parents Could 'Home-School' Their Shackled And Abused Children

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:54:07 -0500

Two California parents were arrested over the weekend when police found 12 of their 13 children in filthy conditions, some chained to beds and starving.....
Undocumented immigrant charged in slaying of 2 police officers says he wishes he killed more cops

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:20:54 -0500

An undocumented immigrant who admitted to shooting and killing two Northern California police officers in October 2014 said in court on Tuesday that he regrets not killing more cops.....
White House releases report on foreign-born criminals in the U.S.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:26:32 -0500

During a press briefing at the White House on Wednesday, January 17, The Justice Department's National Security Division released a report on criminals in the U.S. who were foreign-born.....
Doctor gives Trump a clean bill of health, physical and mental

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:35:47 -0500

President Trump needs to lose 10-15 pounds but is generally in excellent health and has no problems “whatsoever” with his mental ability, his official military doctor said Tuesday. Dr. Ronny Jackson p....
Social Security Has Paid Benefits To My Dead Husband For A Year

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:46:36 -0500

Ann Brenoff’s “On The Fly” is a weekly column about navigating growing older ― and a few other things.....
World's largest sea turtle could come off 'endangered' list

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:20:23 -0500

Federal ocean managers say it might be time to move the East Coast population of the world's largest turtle from the United States' list of endangered animals.....
US border patrol routinely sabotages water left for migrants, report says

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:39:56 -0500

Volunteers are said to have found hundreds of water gallons vandalised in a patch of Sonoran desert. United States border patrol agents routinely vandalise containers of water and other supplies left....
Parents of captive siblings to make court appearance in California

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:11:48 -0500

A Southern California couple accused of keeping their 13 children captive and malnourished in the family's squalid suburban home were scheduled to make a first court appearance on Thursday. David Tur....
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Appears Open To Striking Down Gerrymandered Map

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:11:19 -0500

― A plurality of state Supreme Court justices seemed open to the possibility that the Pennsylvania congressional map may violate the state’s constitution, but during oral argument on Wednesday seemed ....
Flight from Denver to Hawaii Diverted After Toilet Troubles on Plane

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:18:40 -0500

Toilet troubles caused a United Airlines flight from Denver to Hawaii full of passengers to divert back to land when they were halfway over the Pacific Ocean.....
Teen fatally shot over iPhone was reportedly killed by a friend, mom says

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:31:54 -0500

A New York woman claims her 15-year-old son was fatally shot over an iPhone by one of his own friends.....
Glossier Just Dropped Its First-Ever Solution To Acne-Prone Skin

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:50:02 -0500

The glossy-faced, dewy-skinned experts at Glossier just dropped a new addition to the skincare-as-makeup retailer’s collection that’s perfect for blemish-prone faces.....
Donald Trump scores top marks in Montreal cognitive test - how well would you do?

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:26:28 -0500

The cognitive test on which Donald Trump received a perfect score is considered a good screening tool for mental decline in an otherwise healthy person, medical experts said. The US president asked to....
Blessing of the animals on St. Anthony's Day

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:29:06 -0500

The feast of St. Anthony, Spain’s patron saint of animals, is celebrated each year. On the eve of St. Anthony’s Day, riders guide their horses through a bonfire in the village of San Bartolome de Pin....
Erdogan: NATO must take stance against US over border force

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:35:29 -0500

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called on NATO to take a stance against the United States, a fellow ally, over its plans to form a 30,000-strong Kurdish-led bor....
Airbus gets early 2018 jump on rival Boeing with Mexico order

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:35:26 -0500

Airbus got an early jump on rival Boeing for 2018 with news Tuesday that low-cost Mexican airline Volaris has ordered 80 of its popular A320 planes for a total $9.3 billion. The planned purchase, whi....
Muslim county in China bans children from religious events over break

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 03:39:40 -0500

By Christian Shepherd BEIJING (Reuters) - A mostly Muslim county in western China has banned children from attending religious events over a winter break, an education bureau said in a notice posted ....
Murders By U.S. White Supremacists More Than Doubled In 2017, New Report Shows

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:06:43 -0500

White supremacists in the United States killed more than twice as many people in 2017 as they did the year before, and were responsible for far more murders than domestic Islamic extremists, helping m....
Chrissy Teigen Offers To Pay Possible Fine For McKayla Maroney's Truth-Telling

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:22:00 -0500

Chrissy Teigen offered her support to former Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney in a big way on Tuesday morning: The model said she’d be “absolutely honored” to pay a $100,000 penalty that Maroney might ....
Humpback whale entangled in 285ft of rope freed by rescuers off coast of Hawaii

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:23:00 -0500

A humpback whale spotted off the coast of Hawaii entangled in 285ft of rope has been freed by rescuers. The animal was first spotted on Thursday by the captain of a fishing boat near Makena Beach, on....
Alligator and python captured tangling on golf course

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:50:33 -0500

Several golfers had their games interrupted in Florida by a highly unusual sight on Friday: a python battling an alligator.....
Rep. Pramila Jayapal Is Skipping Trump's State Of The Union Speech Due To His 'Racism'

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:36:23 -0500

The list of Democrats planning to boycott President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address later this month continues to grow.....
Pakistani police arrest suspect in rape and murder of 7-year-old girl

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:20:04 -0500

By Mubasher Bukhari LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani authorities on Wednesday arrested a suspect in the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl that ignited nationwide protests and outrage over al....
Lawmaker seeks home school oversight after 13 found captive

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:23:25 -0500

LOS ANGELES (AP) — City officials couldn't find any records that the fire marshal conducted required annual inspections at a California home that doubled as a private school where authorities say ....
What Is A 'Sunshine Baby'?

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:11:45 -0500

Over the years, some of this vocabulary has gained wider currency, like the term “rainbow baby,” which refers to a child born after a miscarriage, stillbirth, infant death or other early loss of a chi....
2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Is Bigger and Modernized but Keeps Its Off-Road Appeal

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:22:06 -0500

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class has received its most comprehensive update in decades, though you’d probably never guess it from the exterior of this rugged SUV. While the original G-Class started.......
Sweden sends leaflets to 5m homes on how to prepare for war with Russia

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:23:19 -0500

Sweden is preparing to issue a public information manual on what to do in the event of war, as debate in the country grows over how to deal with the threat from Russia. The brochure, due to be sent to....
Larry Nassar’s Victims Get Their Day In Court: ‘Little Girls Don’t Stay Little Forever’

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:57:39 -0500

Larry Nassar, the disgraced former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State team doctor, listened to more than a dozen of his sexual abuse victims read impact statements in an East Lansing, Michigan, court o....
First price wars of 2018 include $69 airfares from US to Iceland, and $99 to Paris

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:57:12 -0500

Shopping for a travel deal for spring break or Easter? Iceland's ultra-low cost carrier WOW Air is back with a bargain basement deal that includes $69 flights from the US to Iceland, and $89 deals....
Worst-case global warming scenarios not credible: study

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:04:01 -0500

Earth's surface will almost certainly not warm up four or five degrees Celsius by 2100, according to a study released Wednesday which, if correct, voids worst-case UN climate change predictions. A re....
Hackers Messaged Donald Trump With Former Fox News Hosts' Twitter Accounts

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:58:38 -0500

The Twitter accounts of two former Fox News hosts were hacked on Tuesday, resulting in both of their feeds being filled with Turkish propaganda supporting the country’s controversial president.....
Starved California siblings treated after rescue from 'horrific' home

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:24:40 -0500

David Allen Turpin, 57, and Louise Anna Turpin, 49 - had subjected their children to abuse behind the doors of their darkened, foul-smelling home, Captain Greg Fellows of the Riverside County Sheriff'....
Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prison

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:39:09 -0500

BURAYU, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's top opposition figure and hundreds of others were released from prison on Wednesday as part of the government's recent pledge to free detained politicians an....
Californians launch bid to create new state after accusing government of 'failing' the people

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:53:07 -0500

A group seeking to carve out a breakaway state called New California issued a declaration of independence that asserted California’s existing government had “failed in their oath of office, obligation....
This Guy's Response To His Girlfriend's Selfie Is Extra AF

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:10:15 -0500

Being a little bit extra paid off big for one boyfriend.....
Just How Much of a Threat is Russia’s Status-6 Nuclear Torpedo?

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:02:00 -0500

The United States’ new Nuclear Posture Review asserts that Russia’s Status-6 intercontinental, nuclear-armed undersea autonomous torpedo (AUV) is a real weapon and could be a genuine threat. “It cert....
'The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains' arrives in Rome

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:18:14 -0500

“The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains” is an immersive, multisensory and theatrical journey through Pink Floyd’s extraordinary world. A story of sound, design and performance, the exhibiti....
California Volunteers Share Food With The Homeless, Get Arrested By Police

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:24:37 -0500

Volunteers in a Southern California city near San Diego face misdemeanor charges for handing out food to the homeless.....
Are Antivirals the Key to Alleviating this Season's Flu Surge?

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:54:00 -0500

This year's strain is particularly vaccine-resistant.....