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AOC explains why she won't go on Fox News: 'Unmitigated racism'

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 15:38:28 -0500

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., lashed out at Fox News hours after host Tucker Carlson and a guest had criticized her climate policy proposals, while suggesting her district is “dirty” due to i....
Yes, China's New Submarine-Launched Nuclear Missiles Could Destroy America

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 10:00:00 -0500

But that's why we have M.A.D.....
DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz: My Report Doesn’t ‘Vindicate Anybody’

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 14:42:40 -0500

During Wednesday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Justice Department inspector general’s report on possible FISA abuses in the Russia probe, top inspector Michael Horowitz pushed back again....
Texas inmate executed for killing prison supervisor in 2003

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 00:03:58 -0500

A Texas inmate was executed by lethal injection Wednesday evening for killing a supervisor at a state prison shoe factory in Amarillo nearly 17 years ago. Travis Runnels, 46, was convicted of slashin....
U.S. reaches deal in principle on trade with China: source

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 14:44:15 -0500

The United States has reached a "phase-one" trade deal in principle with China, a source briefed on talks between the two nations said on Thursday, saying a statement from the White House was expected....
Chile confirms finding human remains, debris, from missing plane

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 16:21:02 -0500

Chile confirmed Thursday that human remains and debris found by search ships are from a military plane reported missing with 38 people aboard, and that hopes of finding survivors had all but gone. "T....
How an Obscure Part of the Paris Climate Agreement Could Cut Twice as Many Carbon Emissions — Or Become a 'Massive Loophole' for Polluters

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 12:43:41 -0500

An obscure part of the Paris Climate Agreement could cut more carbon emissions — or make them worse. Here's what you need to know about controversial carbon markets.....
Saudi Family of Pensacola Gunman: 'Even We Don't Know the Truth' of Motive

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 15:10:48 -0500

AL AHSA, Saudi Arabia -- Not long before a 21-year-old Saudi Royal Air Force trainee shot and killed three American sailors Friday at a naval base in Pensacola, Florida, he called his mother and his b....
Newly discovered Indonesian cave painting could be the world's oldest figurative artwork

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 09:37:54 -0500

An Indonesian cave painting that depicts a prehistoric hunting scene could be the world's oldest figurative artwork, dating back nearly 44,000 years, a discovery that points to an advanced artisti....
Citizenship Law Based on Religion Sparks Fear Across India

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 05:32:33 -0500

(Bloomberg) -- As India’s Parliament moved swiftly to amend its laws to prevent undocumented Muslims migrants from neighboring countries from becoming citizens, S.M. Hadi was busy making sure he could....
AOC calls Tucker Carlson a 'white supremacist sympathizer'

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 23:17:41 -0500

AOC blasted Carlson following a segment on his show about her district where a guest claimed it was "gross" because of the number of non-citizens living there.....
Republicans are turning impeachment into a carnival – and it could cost them

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 06:15:05 -0500

These antics may work as a short-term strategy. But they’ll go down poorly with voters the Republican party really needs House Democrats announced this week that they would bring two articles of impe....
Charges dropped, brothers move to sue NYC for hemp-pot mixup

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 19:45:55 -0500

The bust was a bust, and it could end up costing New York City some serious green. A day after prosecutors dropped criminal charges in a case spotlighting confusion over hemp, marijuana and conflicti....
The Real Locations That Inspired 13 Famous Paintings

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 17:31:09 -0500

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Germany contradicts Russia over Georgian murdered in Berlin

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 07:51:07 -0500

Germany contradicted Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, saying it was not aware Russia had requested the extradition of a Georgian man who was murdered in Berlin in August. In an escalati....
Meet the Navy's Small Warships That Help to Deter Iran

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 04:45:00 -0500

Spunky and important little boats.....
Boeing removed a feature that protects its 787 planes during lightning strikes as a cost-cutting measure, even after FAA experts objected

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 07:13:02 -0500

The FAA administrator will be questioned by Congress today over its certification of the change to the 787 Dreamliner as well as the 737 Max.....
Grandfather charged in girl's cruise ship death speaks out

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 22:00:05 -0500

Salvatore "Sam" Anello said he blamed Royal Caribbean for the death of his granddaughter in an exclusive interview with CBS News.....
Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Camp Wins Big in Accountant Election

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 21:26:55 -0500

(Bloomberg) -- Hong Kong’s pro-democracy supporters can chalk up another election victory.In a vote for seats on the council of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, all six pro-dem....
Bulletproof vest did not fail in fatal shooting of Houston police officer, chief says

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 15:16:45 -0500

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo says body armor didn't fail Sgt. Christopher Brewster, who was killed while responding to a domestic violence call....
Airstrikes called in as Taliban attempt to breach Bagram Air Base

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 19:59:17 -0500

U.S. and Afghan forces were pulled into a nearly nine to 10 hour firefight after a suicide bombing targeted a medical facility that was under construction near the base, a source on the ground detaile....
China reportedly threatens tiny Faeroe Islands over Huawei

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 07:32:19 -0500

Danish media are reporting that the Chinese government threatened to cancel a trade deal with the tiny Faeroe Islands if the country does not agree to use internet networks supplied by Chinese tech co....
UPDATE 1-U.S. reaches deal in principle on trade with China -source

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 14:59:22 -0500

The United States has reached a "phase-one" trade deal in principle with China, a source briefed on talks between the two nations said on Thursday, saying a statement from the White House was expected....
German execs slam planned US sanctions on Russian pipeline

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 04:41:37 -0500

The German-Russian Chamber of Commerce called for retaliatory sanctions on Thursday after US lawmakers gave initial approval to a bill that would punish contractors working on a Russian pipeline to Ge....
Myanmar's suppression of the Rohingya, explained in 30 seconds

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 08:00:00 -0500

Myanmar's leader is appearing before the UN International Court of Justice this week to address an accusation of genocide against the Rohingya.....
Pro-Trump Network OAN Tried to Get This Ukrainian Millionaire a Visa Before His Arrest

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 21:30:24 -0500

Before catching the eye of German law enforcement, former Ukrainian parliamentarian Oleksandr Onyshchenko drew attention from the conservative TV channel One America News. Last week, German authoritie....
U.K. Election: An Hour-by-Hour Guide to How the Results Come In

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 18:09:33 -0500

(Bloomberg) -- Sign up to our Brexit Bulletin, follow us @Brexit and subscribe to our podcast.The U.K. votes on Thursday to determine whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson gets the mandate he wants to ....
Scandinavian woman 'forced to withdraw rape claim' in case similar to British teen's Cyprus ordeal

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 12:40:53 -0500

A Scandinavian woman says she was forced by Cypriot police to withdraw a rape claim or face arrest, in a striking parallel to the case of a British teenager who was allegedly gang raped on the Mediter....
Democratic Rep. Van Drew to vote against Trump impeachment, says others could join him

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 01:02:53 -0500

Democratic Rep. Jeff Van Drew said that he will vote against articles of impeachment that outline the case for President Trump's removal from office.....
Turkey set to retaliate against any U.S. sanctions

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 15:28:45 -0500

Turkey said on Wednesday it would retaliate against any U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian defense systems, adding that with Britain it had agreed to speed up a joint fighter jet program to m....
Mom wanted for crashing car into son's barber turns self in

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 10:36:14 -0500

A San Francisco Bay Area mother suspected of ramming her car into her son's barber following a haircut surrendered to authorities, police said. Ruby Delgadillo, 28, brought an attorney with her when ....
Ukraine detains five, including pediatric surgeon, for killing journalist in 2016

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 08:44:05 -0500

Ukrainian police have detained five people, including a pediatric surgeon and a rock musician, over the killing of an investigative journalist in a car bomb in July 2016, law enforcement officials sai....
The Air Force Wants To Reinvent The Storied SR-71 As A Hypersonic Bomber

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 23:30:00 -0500

And it might be unmanned.....
A device invented by a 25-year-old is finally catching trash in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. It hauled 60 bags to shore to turn into new products.

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 16:42:00 -0500

The U-shaped device is collecting plastic in a trash-filled ocean vortex that's more than twice the size of Texas.....
Canada Conservative leader resigns amid reports he used party funds for private school

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 15:23:31 -0500

Andrew Scheer announced intention to step down shortly before reports he used funds for his children’s eductionThe leader of Canada’s Conservatives has resigned, following mounting frustration over a ....
Buttigieg Says McKinsey Clients Included Blue Cross, Best Buy

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 19:49:18 -0500

(Bloomberg) -- Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday released the names of clients that he worked for as a consultant at McKinsey & Co., a list that includes Blue Cross Blue Shield Michigan, the U.S. Postal Servi....
Tessa Majors: 18-year-old college freshman found stabbed to death in New York City park

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 12:30:51 -0500

An 18-year-old college student has been found stabbed to death in a park just a block away from the New York City Columbia University campus.Tessa Majors was a student at Barnard College, a private li....
Russia’s Top Diplomat: We’re Ready to Publish Our Correspondence With U.S. on Election Meddling Allegations

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 20:14:54 -0500

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov dismissed concerns about Russian interference in U.S. elections and waged a bizarre personal attack on an American prisoner being held in Moscow after meeting wi....
'Hangover days' for employees criticised by alcohol harm campaigners amid fears it could encourage binge drinking

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 16:07:34 -0500

A business offering its staff "hangover days" for when they are feeling worse for wear has been criticised by alcohol harm charities who have raised concern that the practice could encourage....
Pakistan charges 250 lawyers for treason in hospital assault

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 05:49:11 -0500

Pakistan on Thursday leveled “treason” charges against 250 lawyers who were part of a mob that stormed a hospital in the eastern city of Lahore the previous day, kicking and punching doctors and staff....
WRAPUP 1-U.S. reaches 'deal in principle' with China on trade -source

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 15:19:09 -0500

The White House has reached a "deal in principle" with Beijing to resolve the 17-month U.S.-China trade war, according to a source briefed on the trade talks. The White House was expected to make an ....
The Aging B-1 Bomber Can No Longer Fly Like It Used To

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 11:13:00 -0500

The 80s-era bomber may need to cut low-altitude flying due to old age.....
Inside the Assassination of Imperial Japanese Admiral Yamamoto

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 08:00:00 -0500

A daring tale.....
Saudi Arabia is quietly spending millions on a fresh lobbying effort in the US, hoping to finally put to bed Jamal Khashoggi's brutal murder

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 06:21:33 -0500

Saudi Arabia contracted three US lobby firms in November, its first move since it was abandoned by five firms over the Khashoggi affair in late 2018.....
Danish Police Mobilize Across Country Amid Terrorism Threat

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 11:18:07 -0500

(Bloomberg) -- Danish police have detained about 20 people suspected of planning a terrorist attack in the country.The suspects had “both the intention and the capacity” to conduct a terrorist attack,....
Turkey and Russia Judged Bigger Risk Than Islamic State for U.S. Troops in Syria

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 15:15:59 -0500

WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration's rapidly shifting strategy in northern Syria has U.S. commanders there scrambling to protect their forces from an expected surge in actions by military unit....
House panel presses toward historic Trump impeachment vote

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 01:09:45 -0500

The House Judiciary Committee pushed deliberately toward a historic vote Thursday to approve articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, split sharply along party lines. The daylong sessi....
To avoid 'evil' interpretation, church in Sweden removes gay mural

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 08:08:55 -0500

Two Eves on one side of the tree, two Adams on the other, each couple openly flirting: A Swedish diocese said Wednesday it would remove a gay depiction of original sin that hung briefly as an altarpie....