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Virginia's Governor Race Is Shaping Up To Be A Close One

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:04:52 -0400

Virginians will head to the polls to choose a new governor in less than a month, and as three new surveys show, the race is shaping up to be a close one.....
ISIS Losing Its 'Capital' Is A Pivotal Defeat For The Terrorist Group

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:41:23 -0400

The self-described Islamic State finally lost its tenuous grip on the Syrian city of Raqqa on Tuesday as U.S.-backed forces retook the extremist group’s last major urban territory following a four-mon....
U.S. diplomat warns to be 'prepared for the worst' right after N. Korean official reportedly shuts down diplomacy

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:55:33 -0400

Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan told reporters on Tuesday that while the State Department remained focused on quelling tensions with North Korea through diplomatic channels, that the nation an....
Col. Jack Jacobs: Trump Gold Star Family Remarks 'Almost Obscene'

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:40:20 -0400

Medal of Honor recipient, retired U.S. Army Colonel Jack Jacobs, reacts to Pres. Trump dragging presidential conversations with Gold Star families into the political fray.....
Capital Murder Charges Filed Against Muslim Teen's Accused Killer

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:01:17 -0400

A man accused of killing 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen in Sterling, Virginia in June may face the death penalty after a grand jury charged him with capital murder and rape on Monday.....
Trump reverses course on emerging Senate health care deal

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:58:07 -0400

A bipartisan Senate deal to curb the growth of health insurance premiums is reeling after President Donald Trump reversed course and opposed the agreement, and top congressional Republicans and conser....
Confederate monuments vandalized in 2 Virginia cities

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:35:13 -0400

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two Confederate monuments in two Virginia cities have been vandalized this week.....
Airbus, Bombardier deal hits Boeing with double whammy

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:49:45 -0400

Airbus and Bombardier are inflicting double damage on Boeing with a deal that fills a gap in the Europeans' aircraft range and gives Bombardier a fighting chance to avoid punishing US tariffs, analyst....
Crews push to contain California fires, search for bodies

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:59:58 -0400

By Jim Christie SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Crews fought their way across rugged, steep terrain on Tuesday in a push to gain full control of the deadliest wildfires in California history, as searc....
Trump defends false claim that predecessors didn't call fallen soldiers' families: 'There’s nothing to clarify'

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:38:36 -0400

“You could ask Gen. Kelly if he got a call from Obama,” the president says in a Fox News Radio interview.....
Woman Claims Delta Stopped Her From Singing National Anthem For Slain Soldier

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:40:51 -0400

A Georgia doctor claims that Delta Air Lines prevented her from singing the national anthem to honor a slain soldier whose casket was on her plane.....
Mom's incredible hack for getting her child to take medicine goes viral

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:29:06 -0400

No matter the flavor, from orange to grape, we have vivid memories of being force-fed a spoonful, only to quickly chase it down with a glass of milk or a treat. England's Helena Lee was trying to fee....
Bill Cosby Accusers Demand Academy Kick Out Cosby And Polanski Too

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:57:02 -0400

Two of the more than 50 women who have accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault are demanding he and film producer Roman Polanski be immediately removed from the Academy of Motion Pictures.....
Freed Taliban Hostage Caitlan Coleman Reportedly Rushed To Hospital

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:43:32 -0400

Caitlan Coleman, the American woman who spent five years as a hostage of the Taliban, was reportedly rushed to the hospital less than a week after her release from captivity.....
Wanted man turns himself in after losing Facebook bet with police  

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:54:09 -0400

A wanted Michigan man has turned himself in after losing a bet he made with police on Facebook. Michael Zaydel had promised to give himself up to police if a Facebook post about an existing arrest war....
Iraqi gov't assumes control after Kurds leave disputed areas

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 22:32:05 -0400

BAGHDAD (AP) — Kurdish fighters pulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one day after giving up the vital oil city of Kirkuk — a dramatic redeployment of forces that ....
China's Jiang rises from the 'dead' for Communist meeting

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 03:23:41 -0400

Rumoured to have died a few months ago, 91-year-old former Chinese president Jiang Zemin roused social media users Wednesday by taking a prominent place at the ruling Communist Party's leadership Cong....
Still standing: Photos capture abandoned buildings after years of neglect 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:52:58 -0400

A Dutch photographer has released a series of photos of abandoned buildings throughout France that nature is slowly reclaiming.....
Trump: Ask Kelly if Obama Called When His Son Died

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:31:38 -0400

Pres. Trump defended his claim that his predecessor didn’t call the families of fallen soldiers on Tuesday, by alluding to former Gen. John Kelly’s son, a Marine who died in Afghanistan.....
Missing Joshua Tree hikers' bodies discovered ‘locked in embrace’

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:41:56 -0400

Locked in an embrace, the bodies of a pair of hikers who went missing three months ago in California’s Joshua Tree national park are thought to have been found. Joseph Orbeso, 21, and Rachel Nguyen, ....
Billy Joel, 68, and wife Alexis Roderick are expecting a baby

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:01:30 -0400

Billy Joel will soon have three Uptown Girls to worry about!....
California Becomes First State To Legally Recognize A Third Gender

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:45:28 -0400

California Governor Jerry Brown signed first-of-its kind legislation over the weekend that enables residents of the state to choose a third, non-binary gender category on California state-issued IDs, ....
Donna Karan Apologizes Again For Victim-Blaming Harvey Weinstein Accusers

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:43:09 -0400

Donna Karan came under fire last week for comments she made in response to accusations of sexual assault and abuse leveled at disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.....
German court sentences 88-year-old Holocaust denier to jail

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:38:26 -0400

A German court sentenced an 88-year-old woman to six months in prison on Monday for denying the Holocaust and for inciting hatred. Ursula Haverbeck, who describes herself as a revisionist historian, ....
Woman facing deportation seeks sanctuary a second time

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:52:03 -0400

DENVER (AP) — A Peruvian woman has sought sanctuary for a second time in Colorado rather than board a Tuesday flight to her native country as ordered by U.S. immigration authorities, supporters said.....
Rohingya man refugee again 40 years after leaving Bangladesh

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:02:19 -0400

Nearly four decades ago Fazol Ahmed returned to his native Myanmar with his family under a Rohingya repatriation scheme. Now he is back in the teeming camps of Bangladesh with his wife and children, ....
Georgia State Senator Offers Free Bump Stock In Wake Of Vegas Massacre

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:27:07 -0400

A state senator in Georgia who is running for governor is asserting his stance on gun rights by giving away a bump stock “to one lucky winner” in the aftermath of the Las Vegas mass shooting.....
Missing Fla. Woman’s Remains Found a Year Later Thanks to Ring She Was Wearing Engraved with ‘MOM’

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:47:25 -0400

Tia Bonta was by all accounts a doting mother living in Orlando, Florida, with her baby boy — so when the 25-year-old vanished last August, her family prepared for the worst....
White House slams lawmaker's 'disgusting' criticism of Trump's call to soldier's widow

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:10:48 -0400

The back-and-forth dispute between the president and a Florida congressman over what Trump said to a soldier’s widow continued Wednesday afternoon. While not denying a remark that Rep. Frederica Wilso....
Zimbabwe bans fruit, vegetable imports to save scarce forex

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 06:58:32 -0400

Zimbabwe has banned the importation of fruit and vegetables to save scarce foreign currency in the face of a worsening economic crisis, state media reported Tuesday. Agriculture Minister Joseph Made ....
Southwest Celebrates First 'Unmanned' Max 8 Flight While Shutting Down Haters

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:46:56 -0400

Southwest Airlines on Wednesday celebrated its first “unmanned” flight on the company’s new fleet of Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft.....
Mandalay Bay Security Guard To Appear On ‘Ellen’ After Ducking Other Interviews

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:43:32 -0400

The security guard at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas who was among the first to encounter mass killer Stephen Paddock during his deadly Oct. 1 shooting spree has apparently broken his silence.....
Delaware indicts 18 inmates in deadly prison riot

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:17:28 -0400

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Sixteen inmates have been charged with first-degree murder and assault, and face life in prison if convicted in the death of a corrections officer during February's riot at Dela....
These are the world's best cities of 2017: CN Traveler

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:31:04 -0400

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Remembering William Seward’s Alaska ‘folly’

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:11:00 -0400

In today’s popular culture, William Seward is best known for his association with Abraham Lincoln. But his name is also forever linked to a decision back in 1867 that brought Alaska into the fold as a....
Royal Caribbean's newest cruise ship is ‘the largest in the world’

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:16:53 -0400

The ‘world’s largest ship’ comes with a giant water slide, zipline and other cool amenities....
China's Xi lays out vision for 'new era' led by 'still stronger' Communist Party

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:12:22 -0400

By Christian Shepherd and Stella Qiu BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday laid out a confident vision for a more prosperous nation and its role in the world, stressing the im....
Trump Tried To Look Compassionate. Instead, He Looked Like A Jerk.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:43:49 -0400

It was almost too easy to predict what would happen.....
Death toll from US drone strike in Pakistan rises to 26: officials

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:55:11 -0400

The death toll from a US drone attack on a compound used by the Taliban-allied Haqqani network has risen to 26, officials said Tuesday, less than a week after a US-Canadian family held captive by the ....
Stunning Photos Show Faces Of Poverty That Are Rarely Seen

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:17:57 -0400

A new portrait campaign asking people to think differently about people living in poverty appeared on billboards in New York City’s Times Square on Tuesday. ....
GOP Lawmaker Says Emergency Rooms Should Be Able To Turn People Away

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:30:51 -0400

proposed on Friday that hospital emergency rooms should be able to turn patients away to help keep health care costs down.....
American woman becomes princess after meeting a real prince in a nightclub

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:57:23 -0400

Most of us can but dream of rocking up to the club and casually meeting a member of a royal family. But, that's what happened to Ariana Austin on the dance floor of Washington D.C. nightclub Pear....
Abedin Sent Government Emails on Weiner Laptop: Report

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:30:17 -0400

State Department officials have reportedly found more than 2,800 government-related work emails Huma Abedin sent from Anthony Weiner's laptop.....
Bidding war heats up for $5 billion second Amazon HQ

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:26:31 -0400

It's the prize of a lifetime -- a $5 billion investment creating 50,000 well-paid jobs that everyone wants, but only one US city will get. From East to West, from North to South, metropolises across ....
Kenyan election official quits, saying re-run election will not be 'credible' 

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:58:06 -0400

Kenya’s top election official threw next week’s rerun of the country’s presidential election into doubt on Wednesday, saying that political intimidation and interference meant he could no longer guara....
See the Heartbreaking Moment Sgt. La David T. Johnson's Widow Received His Remains

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:27:16 -0400

After President Trump said "he knew what he signed up for....
From Damascus, Iran vows to confront Israel

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:26:54 -0400

By Ellen Francis and Babak Dehghanpisheh BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran's military chief warned Israel against breaching Syrian airspace and territory on a visit to Damascus on Wednesday, raising tensions w....
America Ferrera Reveals She Was Sexually Assaulted When She Was 9

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:16:18 -0400

America Ferrera has joined the growing list of women who have come forward to share personal experiences of sexual harassment and assault.....
Judge Orders Trump Administration To Allow Undocumented Teen To Have Abortion

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:14:47 -0400

WASHINGTON ― A federal judge ordered the Trump administration to allow an undocumented immigrant teenager in its custody to get an abortion, which officials have obstructed for weeks while instead sen....