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June 06, 2015
Why Trump had a wad of cash in his back pocket

Why Trump had a wad of cash in his back pocket

“I don’t carry a wallet because I haven’t had to use a credit card in a long time,” he told reporters aboard Air Force One. “I do like leaving tips to the hotel. I like to carry a little something.”

Death of troubled officer whose gun wasn't taken away marks record number of suicides in NYPD

Death of troubled officer whose gun wasn't taken away marks record number of suicides in NYPD

A police officer's recent death has disturbingly highlighted the record number of suicides among members of the New York Police Department this year.

PHOTOS: Rescued sea otter pups being named in a digital contest

PHOTOS: Rescued sea otter pups being named in a digital contest

Heading into Sea Otter Awareness Week, people across the country will have a say in how two rescued southern sea otter pups at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium get names. The aquarium will host a digital naming contest focused on building affinity and understanding around sea otters and inspiring voters to...

South Korea police say they may have found serial killer

South Korea police say they may have found serial killer

South Korean police said Thursday that they have found a suspect thought to be an infamous serial killer wanted for the slaying of nine women some 30 years ago. Senior police officer Ban Gi-soo said police have continued their investigation into the 1986-1991 slayings even after the statute of...

Women’s March Dismisses New Board Member amid Backlash over Statements Comparing ISIS to U.S. Military

Women’s March Dismisses New Board Member amid Backlash over Statements Comparing ISIS to U.S. Military

Zahra Billoo, who joined the board of the Women's March just several days ago, announced on her Twitter feed Thursday morning that she has been voted off the board.Billoo has a history of controversial statements on Twitter, in which she has compared the U.S. and Israeli militaries to ISIS and...

How to make ratatouille, a vegetable dish that's both hearty and healthy

How to make ratatouille, a vegetable dish that's both hearty and healthy

This fall ratatouille recipe works perfectly as a side dish or a delicious vegetarian main. The different colored veggies looks great on the table, too.

Man who allegedly changed adopted daughter's age then abandoned her turns himself in

Man who allegedly changed adopted daughter's age then abandoned her turns himself in

An Indiana couple has been charged with neglect after allegedly changing their daughter's age from 11 to 22, moving to Canada and leaving her behind.

Trump: San Francisco to get environmental violation for homelessness

Trump: San Francisco to get environmental violation for homelessness

President Trump said late Wednesday that his administration would issue a notice of environmental violation against the city of San Francisco because of what he described as its homelessness problem.

Guatemala joins ranks of cocaine producers as plantations and labs emerge

Guatemala joins ranks of cocaine producers as plantations and labs emerge

Guatemala is no longer just a transit point for traffickers seeking to smuggle cocaine north towards the United States, authorities said on Thursday after security officials discovered several coca plantations and processing laboratories. The finds underscored concerns that cocaine production is...

How Iran Would Unleash an 'All Out War': Lots of Missiles

How Iran Would Unleash an 'All Out War': Lots of Missiles

If Trump decides to strike here is how Tehran could respond.

Earth to 2020 Democrats. The Syrian civil war was not caused by climate change.

Earth to 2020 Democrats. The Syrian civil war was not caused by climate change.

This is a sad excuse for real discussion on climate change and international conflict, two very separate issues.

Makeup guru Bobbi Brown reveals her top six favorite products from Walmart

Makeup guru Bobbi Brown reveals her top six favorite products from Walmart

If we're going to take beauty advice from anybody, it's going to be Bobbi Brown.

This Activist Invited ICE to a Community Meeting. Days Later They Arrested Him.

This Activist Invited ICE to a Community Meeting. Days Later They Arrested Him.

Smith Collection/Gado/GettyWhen Houston immigration activist Roland Gramajo Reyes invited U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents to a public meeting for people worried about being arrested due to their immigration status, he didn’t think he’d end up behind bars.He was wrong. Gramajo’s...

State sending troopers to help fight St. Louis crime

State sending troopers to help fight St. Louis crime

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is sending highway patrol troopers and other state workers to St. Louis as part of an effort to fight the surge of violent crime that has included the killings of more than a dozen children in the region so far this year. Parson said the total cost of the state's...

Judge resigns after sharing noose image with 'Make America Great Again' slogan on Facebook

Judge resigns after sharing noose image with 'Make America Great Again' slogan on Facebook

A New York town judge was forced off the bench after a written complaint said his post appeared 'to convey racial and/or political bias.'

Russia detains shaman on mission to 'banish Putin'

Russia detains shaman on mission to 'banish Putin'

Russian police on Thursday said they had detained a Siberian shaman trekking towards Moscow on a mission to expel "demon" President Vladimir Putin, picking up a crowd of supporters on the way. Police in the eastern Siberian region of Buryatia told Interfax they had detained Alexander...

US drone strike 'kills 30 Afghan farmers'

US drone strike 'kills 30 Afghan farmers'

A U.S. drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (Isil) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day’s labor in the fields, officials said on Thursday. The attack on Wednesday night also injured another 40 people after accidentally targeting farmers and laborers who...

A tropical storm is striking Texas with flash floods 'worse than Harvey' rising up to 35 inches

A tropical storm is striking Texas with flash floods 'worse than Harvey' rising up to 35 inches

Tropical Depression Imelda may drop up to 35 inches of rain onto southeastern Texas, the same region devastated by Hurricane Harvey.

Single 25-year-old mother of 3 diagnosed with terminal cancer: 'I'm scared of leaving them behind'

Single 25-year-old mother of 3 diagnosed with terminal cancer: 'I'm scared of leaving them behind'

A single mother of three who had gone cancer-free for months has now been diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Police hunt for two armed with assault rifle in fatal shooting in Washington D.C.

Police hunt for two armed with assault rifle in fatal shooting in Washington D.C.

The victims had been standing in an apartment building courtyard in Washington's Columbia Heights neighborhood when the drive-by shooting took place on Thursday night, Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Emerman said. With mass shootings and gun violence a regular feature of American life,...

‘We are preparing for the worst’: Storm Area 51 event could be disaster, locals fear

‘We are preparing for the worst’: Storm Area 51 event could be disaster, locals fear

Local residents are "preparing for the worst" as fans of the viral Storm Area 51 Facebook event descend on a town near the secretive military base.The event could become a disaster as people struggle with the difficult conditions in Nevada without proper preparation, they have warned.

As a foreign reporter visiting the US I was stunned by Trump's press conference

As a foreign reporter visiting the US I was stunned by Trump's press conference

Despite being subjected to a daily diet of Trump headlines, I was unprepared for the president’s alarming incoherenceNot normal: Donald Trump addresses the press at Otay Mesa, California. Photograph: ReutersAs a regular news reader I thought I was across the eccentricities of the US president. Most...

Injured crewman sues California dive boat owner after 34 diein fiery tragedy

Injured crewman sues California dive boat owner after 34 diein fiery tragedy

Ryan Sims filed the suit last week in Ventura County Superior Court saying the Conception dive boat was unseaworthy and operated in an unsafe manner.

Iranian Foreign Minister Says U.S. Military Strike Means ‘All-Out War’

Iranian Foreign Minister Says U.S. Military Strike Means ‘All-Out War’

Iran warned Thursday that a U.S. military strike would result in an "all-out war" with the state terror sponsor that would result in "a lot of casualties."“What would be the consequence of an American or Saudi military strike on Iran right now?” CNN correspondent Nick Paton...

Netanyahu Lost. His Enemies Won. But Who Can Govern Israel?

Netanyahu Lost. His Enemies Won. But Who Can Govern Israel?

Jack Guez/AFP/GettyThe strangest episode of Israel’s raucous election—the second in six months—flickered by almost unnoticed, one clip among the 30 videos Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu posted to his YouTube channel in the final two days before Tuesday’s vote.Lush with images of sleek...

Giant construction project takes shape in remote North Korea

Giant construction project takes shape in remote North Korea

Like a scene from an epic film, thousands of workers swarm over the building sites of Samjiyon, a monumental construction project in the far reaches of North Korea ordered by leader Kim Jong Un. The plan involves nothing less than the rebuilding of the entire town of Samjiyon, the seat of a county...

Iran Envoy Warns of 'All-Out War' if Hit for Saudi Oil Facility Attack

Iran Envoy Warns of 'All-Out War' if Hit for Saudi Oil Facility Attack

Any attack on Iran by the U.S. or Saudi Arabia will spark an “all-out war,” Tehran’s top diplomat warned Thursday, raising the stakes as Washington and Riyadh weigh a response to a drone-and-missile strike on the kingdom’s oil industry.

Officer who guarded El Chapo's wife arrested in drug sting

Officer who guarded El Chapo's wife arrested in drug sting

A New York City police officer who moonlighted as a bodyguard for the wife of convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was arrested in a drug sting Wednesday after prosecutors say he transported cocaine for an undercover officer posing as a drug dealer. Ishmael Bailey, 36,...

Three hunters mauled in grizzly bear attacks at Yellowstone: 'He was in their face before they even had chance to grab a gun'

Three hunters mauled in grizzly bear attacks at Yellowstone: 'He was in their face before they even had chance to grab a gun'

Three hunters were badly hurt in two separate grizzly bear attacks in Montana on the same day, state officials have said.All three suffered “moderate to severe” injuries after being mauled by a lone bear in the Gravelley Mountains on Monday, according to the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks agency.

A 22-year-old from Minneapolis who is jailed in Syria says ISIS recruited him on Twitter

A 22-year-old from Minneapolis who is jailed in Syria says ISIS recruited him on Twitter

Abdelhamid Al-Madioum, a naturalized US citizen, told CBS News his story from a prison in Syria, run by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces.

India Is Planning a Huge China-Style Facial Recognition Program

India Is Planning a Huge China-Style Facial Recognition Program

(Bloomberg) -- India is planning to set up one of the world’s largest facial recognition systems, potentially a lucrative opportunity for surveillance companies and a nightmare for privacy advocates who fear it will lead to a Chinese-style Orwellian state.Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government...

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry to attend same wedding as Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner (report)

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry to attend same wedding as Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner (report)

When Misha Nonoo married Michael Hess in Rome this weekend, the royals may have a run-in with the Trumps.

NRA: Trump Administration’s Background-Check Proposal a ‘Non-Starter’

NRA: Trump Administration’s Background-Check Proposal a ‘Non-Starter’

The National Rifle Association on Wednesday called the the Trump administration's proposal to expand background checks for gun buyers a "non-starter.""This missive is a non-starter with the NRA and our 5 million members because it burdens law-abiding gun owners while ignoring...

UPDATE 1-Drowning of U.S.-bound Honduran mother and son underscores plight of migrants

UPDATE 1-Drowning of U.S.-bound Honduran mother and son underscores plight of migrants

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras/MATAMOROS, Mexico Sept 19 (Reuters) - W hen Delia Hernandez, 44, bade farewell on Aug. 1 to Idalia Herrera, 27, and nearly two-year-old Iker Cordova, she dreamed her daughter and grandson were fleeing the arid fields of southern Honduras for a bright new life in the United...

Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Verdict Leads to Angry Fallout

Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Verdict Leads to Angry Fallout

Christopher FurlongTOKYO—Three executives of Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) who ignored repeated warnings of a potential tidal wave that could result in a nuclear disaster, which did in fact take place, were found not guilty of criminal negligence resulting in death and injury by a Tokyo...

Jerry becomes a hurricane en route to Puerto Rico; Humberto knocks out power in Bermuda

Jerry becomes a hurricane en route to Puerto Rico; Humberto knocks out power in Bermuda

Tropical Storm Jerry strengthens into a hurricane. Meanwhile, there's power outages in Bermuda thanks to Humberto.

Cash-starved Air India putting crews on low-fat diet

Cash-starved Air India putting crews on low-fat diet

Cash-starved Air India is putting its crew on a diet, changing their inflight menu to special low-fat meals. Dhananjay Kumar, the state-run airline's spokesman, said Wednesday that the objective is to provide healthy and cost-effective meals to crews on domestic and international flights....

Parents of Israeli held in Gaza plead for news, action five years on

Parents of Israeli held in Gaza plead for news, action five years on

The parents of an Israeli man believed to be held by Hamas in Gaza since 2014 travelled to Geneva this week to demand international action to help bring him home. Avera Mengistu, a 33-year-old Israeli of Ethiopian descent, is depressed and suffering from mental problems since the death of his...

Trudeau says he doesn't know if there will be more blackface photos of him because he didn't remember doing it before the photos came out

Trudeau says he doesn't know if there will be more blackface photos of him because he didn't remember doing it before the photos came out

Photos and videos surfaced this week showing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in offensive makeup on three occasions in the 1990s and 2000s.

Possible sighting of Loch Ness monster may back up scientists' theory

Possible sighting of Loch Ness monster may back up scientists' theory

Could the mystery of the Loch Ness monster finally be solved?

A family fleeing violence in El Salvador has been stuck at the US-Mexico border for 2 months — and Trump's new asylum rules may make it impossible for them to cross

A family fleeing violence in El Salvador has been stuck at the US-Mexico border for 2 months — and Trump's new asylum rules may make it impossible for them to cross

Trump's "asylum ban," recently affirmed by the Supreme Court, means that families fleeing violence may be stuck in Mexico indefinitely.

Russia Can't Stop Israel's F-35 Stealth Fighters

Russia Can't Stop Israel's F-35 Stealth Fighters

Key point: The F-35 operates on another level that Russia's air defense cannot handle.

Senate Democrats release list of climate studies buried by Trump administration

Senate Democrats release list of climate studies buried by Trump administration

At least 1,400 USDA studies related to climate change were found.

Mechanic Accused of Sabotaging American Airlines Flight May Have Ties to Terrorism, Prosecutors Say

Mechanic Accused of Sabotaging American Airlines Flight May Have Ties to Terrorism, Prosecutors Say

Prosecutors said a mechanic accused of tampering with an American Airlines flight in Miami had terrorist sympathies.

Child porn found on phone of Pennsylvania state Sen. Mike Folmer, prosecutor says

Child porn found on phone of Pennsylvania state Sen. Mike Folmer, prosecutor says

GOP state Sen. Mike Folmer of Pennsylvania was arrested Tuesday after images of child porn were found on his phone, the state’s attorney general said.

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