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Texts reveal two FBI officials in Russia inquiry had anti-Trump sentiments

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:22:25 -0500

Peter Strzok was dismissed from the Russia investigation when Robert Mueller found out about a series harshly critical text messages about candidate Donald Trump. The messages were made public Tuesday....
DNC chair Perez: 'I heard Charles Barkley loudly and clearly'

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:01:00 -0500

Tom Perez suggested he agreed with Barkley’s view that Democrats have taken low-income and African-American voters “for granted.”....
On The Road Of Destruction To The Thomas Fire

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:29:07 -0500

It’s Monday morning at 10 a.m., and I’m driving north up California’s famously stunning coastline toward the Thomas Fire, the largest and most uncontrolled of five massive wildfires that have brought ....
Charles Jenkins, American Held By North Korea For 40 Years After Defection, Dies At 77

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:56:12 -0500

Charles Jenkins, a former American soldier who defected across the Demilitarized Zone into North Korea in 1965 and was held by the totalitarian regime for 40 years, died in Japan on Monday at the age ....
8-year-old Imani McCray may have hung herself after seeing report of another girl's suicide

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:47:42 -0500

An 8-year-old girl from New Jersey committed suicide over the weekend, and sources close to the investigation are reportedly saying she may have been inspired by a story she saw on social media.....
Battlefield researchers uncover ISIS arsenal and weapons factory in Iraq

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:55:42 -0500

NBC News goes into Tal Afar Iraq with a team of weapons researchers as they discover an ISIS arms cache and munitions factory that reveals the terrorists group’s sophisticated weapons program.....
Los Angeles fire that tore through Bel Air started at homeless camp, officials reveal

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:09:17 -0500

A cooking fire at a homeless camp ignited the wildfire that threatened the affluent Los Angeles neighbourhood of Bel Air, officials have said. “Investigators have determined the fire was caused by an....
Schumer pursuing legal options over fake harassment document

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:47:49 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Chuck Schumer said Wednesday that he is "pursuing every legal path" against whoever circulated a forged document accusing him of sexual harassment.....
Ohio passes law barring abortion over Down syndrome diagnosis

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:36:51 -0500

Women in Ohio would be prohibited from receiving abortions because of a fetal Down syndrome diagnosis under a bill that passed the state senate on Wednesday and is heading to Republican Governor John ....
A Heartfelt Thank You To The Women Who Broke Their Silence On Roy Moore

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:58:31 -0500

The women, nine in all, who came forward to say that Senate candidate Roy Moore sought romantic relationships with them when they were teenagers had everything to lose.....
Doug Jones Built No-Holds-Barred Campaign

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:33:49 -0500

Rachel Maddow points out that in addition to other factors like African-American turnout and women voters, the Doug Jones campaign itself was well run and a testament to burgeoning Democratic politica....
Geminid Meteor Shower 2017: What it is, when it's happening and where to watch it

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:22:47 -0500

This week, stargazers will witness the peak of one of the year's best shooting star displays in the United States.....
Sirens, doves as China marks 80 years since Nanjing massacre

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:05:07 -0500

Sirens blared and thousands of doves were released as Chinese President Xi Jinping presided over a sombre ceremony in Nanjing marking 80 years since the wartime massacre in the city by Japanese troops....
26 Gifts For Teens Who Are A Struggle To Shop For

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:10:52 -0500

If you thought buying a gift for dad was hard enough, try finding the perfect present for a teen.....
Sandy Hook: Five Years Later, Victims' Families Find New Purpose

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500

Nicole Hockley, who lost her son Dylan, and Mark Barden, who lost his son Daniel, helped start Sandy Hook Promise with several other families who lost loved ones in the shooting.....
Woman admits letting three-year-old son freeze to death outside house while she slept off drug binge

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:06:00 -0500

Jamie Basinger pleaded guilty to the involuntary manslaughter of Landyn Melton and he 24-year-old will be expected to serve 36 months of supervised probation and between 19 and 32 months of prison tim....
The Latest: Mother found guilty in 'Baby Lollipops' killing

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:19:02 -0500

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a Florida woman accused of fatally beating her toddler (all times local):....
GOP Tax Bill ‘Designed’ To Kneecap Renewable Energy In Favor Of Fossil Fuels, Democrats Say

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:30:38 -0500

The Republican tax bill aims to cripple the solar power, wind power and electric vehicle industries at the behest of GOP campaign donors from the fossil fuel sector, seven Democratic senators said Tue....
Video Shows Trump Supporters Saying 5-Year-Old Girl 'Looks Like' A Terrorist

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:32:48 -0500

In a video that went viral on Twitter, people wearing American flag-themed clothing, including one wearing a shirt supporting President Donald Trump, can be seen laughing at a Palestinian-American fam....
U.S. Congress to let Iran deadline pass, leave decision to Trump

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:14:34 -0500

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress will allow a deadline on reimposing sanctions on Iran to pass this week, congressional and White House aides said on Tuesday, leaving a p....
Scientists to investigate if cigar-shaped asteroid could be an alien spacecraft

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:32:17 -0500

A team of researchers, including Stephen Hawking, is investigating whether the first known object from outside the solar system contains the first sign of life beyond our planet.....
Storm-hit Puerto Rico starving for tourists

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:06:36 -0500

Until Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, Jose Figueroa did brisk business renting kayaks to tourists itching to see a lagoon that lights up by night thanks to millions of microorganisms. "We do not kno....
Epic Gingerbread House Fails Are Your New Favorite Holiday Tradition

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:17:11 -0500

People around the world are getting into the festive spirit by attempting to create their own gingerbread houses.....
Firefighters defend homes as huge California wildfire rages on

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:27:54 -0500

Firefighters grappling with a wildfire that has burned out of control for 10 days on California's scenic coastline, destroying more than 700 homes, sought on Wednesday to defend homes from flames whip....
Why I Responded Live On The Air To A Viewer Who Called Me A Racial Slur

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:36:12 -0500

Editor’s note: This piece includes the uncensored use of racial slurs and graphic language that may be disturbing to readers.....
Funeral held in San Antonio for slain San Marcos officer

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:35:19 -0500

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A Texas police officer who was fatally shot last week was a compassionate man who loved being a police officer and a father, mourners recalled Wednesday at his funeral.....
The Latest: Homeland Security watching Alabama election

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:03:46 -0500

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on Alabama's U.S. Senate election (all times local):....
The FBI Agent Who Was Removed From Mueller's Russia Probe Called Trump an 'Idiot'

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:49:49 -0500

Peter Strzok was removed from the investigative team following the discovery of politically charged text messages....
Shark Viciously Attacks Woman On Her Honeymoon

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:38:41 -0500

Sarah Illig’s dream honeymoon in the Bahamas turned out to be a nightmare after she was bitten by a shark.....
Minnesota lieutenant governor to replace Franken in Senate

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:54:09 -0500

Smith, 59, will serve a one-year term concluding in January 2019, Governor Mark Dayton said at a news conference, and will run in a special election for the seat in November next year. Dayton said he....
US, EU and Japan up the pressure on China at WTO

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:07:40 -0500

The United States, European Union and Japan jointly rounded on China's "market-distorting subsidies" at the World Trade Organization conference in Argentina Tuesday. A joint statement from the three ....
Native American Activists Create Spoof Website To Call For Redskins Name Change

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:23:28 -0500

For a few hours on Wednesday morning, a small group of Native American activists convinced the internet that Washington’s professional football franchise had finally decided to change its racist “Reds....
Family Grows From 5 Members to 11 After the Birth of Sextuplets

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:03:35 -0500

The three boys and three girls are expected to remain in the NICU for the next month.....
The Rock For President? Dwayne Johnson Now 'Seriously Considering' A Run

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:18:21 -0500

Could the People’s Champion end up in the People’s House?....
The Latest: Homeless camp fire sparked Los Angeles blaze

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:13:15 -0500

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):....
America Can't Turn Back the Clock on Iran

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:48:00 -0500

Supporting Saudi Arabia and Israel will help to counterbalance Iran. The Obama administration pursued a regional policy that sought to reintegrate Iran into the regional and international systems in ....
Democratic Congresswomen Call For Investigation Into Trump Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:20:10 -0500

Leaders of the Democratic Women’s Working Group are urging Congress to open an investigation into the multiple sexual misconduct allegations against President Donald Trump.....
The Latest: Safeway spokeswoman says workers will miss mayor

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:04:36 -0500

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the death of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (all times local):....
Control of Virginia state House at stake as recounts begin

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:16:33 -0500

Virginia officials started recounts on Wednesday in the first of four state House of Delegates races, a process that could lead to a Democratic takeover of the chamber after the party's historic elect....
Latest Monsanto GMO seeds raises worries of monopoly

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:54:31 -0500

The rapid growth of Monsanto's new GMO seeds resistant to the controversial herbicide dicamba has revived worries about the company's stranglehold over farming during a period of industry consolidatio....
Volkswagen releases 2019 Jetta sketches ahead of Detroit reveal

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 06:15:59 -0500

It might be hard to believe for anyone outside the United States, but the Jetta is still Volkswagen's biggest-selling model in America. Despite the continuing decline of sedan sales, the seemingly un....
Goat Cheese And Roasted Garlic Beehive, The Best Appetizer Ever

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:36:05 -0500

You know a dish is a hit when guests come back after the party to ask if there’s any left over.....
Alibaba, JD.com Can't Lose in China

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:34:24 -0500

In 2017, Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE: WMT) has proven that there's plenty of room for two e-commerce giants to thrive in the U.S. market. According to Stifel analyst Scott Devitt, there's no need for U....
Bangladesh arrests cleric over fatwa against women farming

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 01:23:40 -0500

A Muslim cleric accused of issuing a fatwa banning women from working on farms has been arrested in Bangladesh, police said Wednesday. The imam and five mosque officials face charges after their anno....
Philippine Congress votes to extend martial law in south

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 03:26:00 -0500

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine Congress voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to approve President Rodrigo Duterte's request to extend martial law in the south by a year after the military war....
The Sweet Ways Billie Lourd Honored Carrie Fisher At The 'Star Wars' Premiere

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:07:41 -0500

Billie Lourd found two beautiful ways to pay tribute to her late mother, Carrie Fisher, at the premiere of her mom’s last “Star Wars” film.....
The Latest: Turkey suggests opening embassy to Palestine

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:08:16 -0500

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the fallout from the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel (all times local):....
Republicans propose to delay, pause Obamacare taxes

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:54:48 -0500

U.S. House Republicans proposed on Tuesday to delay or suspend several taxes under former President Barack Obama's healthcare law, including a tax on medical devices and the so-called "Cadillac" tax o....
Keaton Jones' Mom Responds to Criticism Over Confederate Flag Photos: 'I Can't Take It Back'

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:07:27 -0500

Kimberly Jones also claims she has nothing to do with a GoFundMe page that has raised $58,000 for her son.....
Republicans Are Rushing Toward a Deal on Their Tax Plan That Would Reduce the Rate for Top Earners

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:19:45 -0500

It would reduce the rate for top earners to 37%....