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Iran Warns U.S. Against Seizing Oil Tanker Headed to Greece

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 12:58:54 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Iran warned the U.S. against apprehending a supertanker carrying the Middle East country’s oil and said it couldn’t be clear on the ship’s ultimate destination, leaving the fate of the ....
Dick Cheney to appear at Trump 2020 fundraiser as Republican establishment bows to president

Sun, 18 Aug 2019 13:11:44 -0400

Former vice president Dick Cheney will appear at a fundraiser for Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign, according to an invitation for the event, in a sign that the Republican establishment will publicly back....
School workers who used Sharpie to color in black teen’s hair in Texas are being sued

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 09:23:43 -0400

A federal civil rights lawsuit was filed on Sunday against a Texas school district and three officials after they took disciplinary action for a student’s haircut, court documents say.....
FBI: Ohio police arrest man connected to online shooting threat against Jewish community center

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 18:51:32 -0400

Ohio police arrested James P. Reardon, 20, on charges of telecommunications harassment and aggravated menacing.....
US sued over Honduran man's suicide after family separation

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:49:41 -0400

A new lawsuit blames the Trump administration's family separations for the death by suicide of a Honduran father after being separated from his 3-year-old child. The widow of Marco Antonio Muñoz sued....
Sudan's Bashir got $90 mn from Saudi, investigator tells court

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 07:19:45 -0400

Sudan's deposed military ruler Omar al-Bashir has admitted to receiving $90 million in cash from Saudi royals, an investigator told a Khartoum court on Monday. Police Brigadier Ahmed Ali said at the ....
Palestinian Authority Bans LGBTQ Organizing in West Bank

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 12:22:59 -0400

The Palestinian Authority has banned all LGBTQ political organizing in the West Bank in response to the news that a pro-LGBTQ advocacy group was planning to hold a gathering for its members at the end....
Tourists who stole sand from beach in Sardinia could face up to six years in prison

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 11:04:40 -0400

A pair of tourists face up to six years in prison after allegedly stealing a large quantity of sand from the pristine beaches of Sardinia. The French couple were found to have nearly 40kg (90lb) of fi....
Serial killer who murdered SC teen featured on new season of Netflix’s ‘Mindhunter’

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 11:09:52 -0400

He has a long rap sheet of crimes throughout the South, and a controversial connection to a South Carolina murder.....
'Dumb as a rock' and a 'crazed crying lowlife': How Trump has insulted former staff

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 11:03:15 -0400

On becoming president Donald Trump boasted that he only hired the best people.It was a claim that played into his preferred self-image of a business titan, delegating the running of his many big-money....
Mountain lion attacks Colorado hunter armed with just a pocket knife, officials say

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:47:16 -0400

A Colorado man was scouting spots to hunt elk earlier this month when he became prey himself, according to state wildlife officials.....
Is recycling collapsing in California? Advocates call on lawmakers to rescue it

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 08:30:00 -0400

When rePlanet closed its doors at its remaining 284 California locations earlier this month, alarm bells went up among recycling advocates.....
Scientists detect a black hole swallowing a neutron star 'like Pac-man'

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 15:42:18 -0400

For the first time, scientists have detected a black hole devouring a neutron star, according to a report released Monday.....
Chinese envoy lashes 'ignorant' Pacific aid critics

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 02:37:21 -0400

China's ambassador to Samoa labelled critics of Beijing's activities in the Pacific "ignorant" and "prejudiced" Tuesday in the latest testy public missive from the rising Asian superpower's diplomatic....
TV presenter punched live on air during protest

Sun, 18 Aug 2019 10:09:37 -0400

A journalist was knocked unconscious live on air after being punched in the face while covering a feminist protest.Video footage published by TV network ADM 40 shows reporter Juan Manuel Jimenez speak....
Man accused of killing Nia Wilson to enter plea today

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:58:19 -0400

The man accused of stabbing and killing 18-year-old Nia Wilson at the MacArthur BART Station in July 2018 is expected to enter a plea in the case.....
Couple who ran a home for troubled boys charged with trafficking children, forced labor

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:21:09 -0400

A husband and wife who ran a home for troubled boys in Texas have been arrested a year after the home was raided and eight boys were removed, reports say.....
Trump Goes Dark on Gun Control After Pledging Background Checks ‘Like We’ve Never Had Before’

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 22:14:59 -0400

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast/Photos GettyIt’s been roughly half a month since dual mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, forced the president, his administration, a....
Scaramucci turns on POTUS

Sun, 18 Aug 2019 11:58:52 -0400

Ex-Aide wants him off 2020 ticket.....
John Delaney draws 11 people to 2020 event – does he truly think he can win?

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 02:00:38 -0400

The former congressman has put $24m of his own cash into an increasingly quixotic presidential run – and he’s ploughing on despite a near total lack of supportJohn Delaney speaks at the Wing Ding fund....
Two firefighters went missing Friday on a fishing trip. Their search remains ongoing

Sun, 18 Aug 2019 21:13:38 -0400

The U.S. Coast Guard, along with over a dozen other vessels, are continuing to search for two missing boaters last seen at Port Canaveral on Friday....
4 last wolves in Washington pack killed by state hunters

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 19:57:07 -0400

The last four members of a wolf pack that preyed on cattle in a rural Washington state area bordering Canada have been killed by state hunters, prompting protests from environmental groups. The four w....
New planet discovered in orbit of young Milky Way star

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:45:18 -0400

A second planet has been discovered circling Beta Pictoris, a fledgling star in our own galaxy offering astronomers a rare glimpse of a planetary system in the making, according to a study published M....
A woman tries to rob Family Dollar — and the cashier responds: ‘Not today,’ cops say

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 13:57:08 -0400

Employees at the Family Dollar in the 5000 block of 14th Street West thwarted a robbery attempt just after 9 p.m. on Sunday, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.....
Driver pins paramedic against her ambulance in Walmart parking lot, NC police say

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 11:08:20 -0400

The woman was airlifted to a hospital with serious leg injuries, officials say.....
Hillary Clinton zings Trump over new voter conspiracy theory

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 17:20:24 -0400

Clinton shot back on a claim that Google manipulated votes in her favor in 2016.....
Turkey Fires Kurdish Mayors Ahead of Military Push Into Syria

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 07:57:28 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Turkey fired the elected mayors of three major Kurdish-dominated cities in the country’s southeast and detained more than 400 people in a crackdown as it prepares to push a Syrian Kurdi....
Surprise! It's not kidney stones it's triplets. Brother says shooting star wish came true

Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:30:28 -0400

A South Dakota mom delivered triplets –two girls and a boy – after being rushed to the hospital for what she thought were kidney stones.....
Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana's governor during Katrina, dies

Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:49:36 -0400

Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, who became the state's first female elected governor only to see her political career derailed by the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, has died. A....
Bahrain to join US-led efforts to protect Gulf navigation

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 11:26:54 -0400

Bahrain said Monday it would join US-led efforts to protect shipping in the Gulf amid tensions between Washington and Tehran after a series of attacks on tankers. Bahrain's King Hamad voiced his coun....
Customs & Border Patrol agent charged with murdering her husband, deputies say

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 17:38:17 -0400

A Customs and Border patrol agent in Palm Beach County was arrested on murder charges in connection to the death of her husband, a charging affidavit shows.Palm Beach County sheriff deputies charged M....
How the Government Creates Wealth Inequality

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 06:30:20 -0400

There are economic storm clouds on the horizon, but for now wages are rising, jobs are plentiful, and poverty is falling. Democrats running for president need an economic line of attack, so the soluti....
British woman accused of illegal silicone buttock implant killing extradited to US

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:55:00 -0400

A British woman accused of killing an American woman by injecting her with illegal silicone implants has been extradited to the United States to stand trial.Donna Francis, a former hairdresser from Lo....
Mexican man facing voter fraud trial in Sacramento. He’s a Trump supporter

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:03:22 -0400

For years, President Trump has claimed that millions of noncitizens voted in the 2016 presidential election, unfairly skewing his vote as Democrat Hillary Clinton won the popular vote but lost the Ele....
Chiding Macron, Putin says 'I don't want yellow vests in Russia'

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 11:38:01 -0400

Vladimir Putin rebuked his French counterpart on Monday, saying he did not want "yellow vest" protests spring up like in France, after Emmanuel Macron urged the Russian leader to abide by democratic p....
Nigerian President Asks Tax Agency to Explain Missed Targets

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 12:12:13 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari asked the Federal Inland Revenue Service to explain its failure to meet tax-collection targets since 2015, after persistent shortfalls.Nigerian presi....
California high school students filmed giving Nazi salutes and singing Nazi war song

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 15:50:41 -0400

A group of around a dozen Orange County, California high school students were filmed giving Nazi salutes at a sports award ceremony.....
Police: Men with guns in Missouri Walmart broke no laws

Sun, 18 Aug 2019 18:47:16 -0400

Two men with handguns in their waistbands alarmed shoppers when they entered a Kansas City-area Walmart on Sunday, but police say they were just buying ammunition for target practice. Kansas City, Mi....
US tests medium-range cruise missile after exiting INF treaty

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 15:47:37 -0400

The US Defense Department on Monday announced the test of a medium-range ground-launched cruise missile, just weeks after tearing up the Cold War-era pact with Russia eliminating that class of nuclear....
Fourth correctional officer arrested after alleged Florida prison beating on video

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 12:31:29 -0400

A fourth Florida Department of Corrections officer has been arrested in connection with an alleged July 8 beating of an inmate that was caught on video.....
Another Climate Change Worry: Aggressive Spiders

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 11:17:00 -0400

Anelosimus studiosus has a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde-type life. Guess which side extreme weather brings out?....
US separates breastfeeding immigrant mother from 4-month-old daughter after mass workplace raids

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 11:17:03 -0400

Twelve days after one of the largest workplace immigration raids in American history, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) still has a breastfeeding mother of a four-month-old girl in custody,....
Police searching for missing New Jersey teen

Sun, 18 Aug 2019 22:11:19 -0400

Police in New Jersey are asking for the public's help in their search for a missing teenager.....
US negotiators trying to end the Afghanistan war are frustrated that Trump keeps giving the Taliban a stronger hand

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:47:45 -0400

Trump sees himself as a powerful negotiator, but in Afghanistan his desire to withdraw forces his negotiator to work with "one hand behind his back."....
Fugitive lived in isolated bunker for 3 years to evade arrest in Wisconsin

Sun, 18 Aug 2019 14:29:45 -0400

Jeremiah Button was sleeping in a homemade bunker in the woods on the morning of Aug. 9 when his three-year run from the law came to an end.....