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‘He colluded or obstructed’: Trump turns Russia suspicions against Obama

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:30:35 -0400

Continuing a theme he has pushed lately, the president took issue with his predecessor’s lack of response to Russian interference in the election.....
Philando Castile's family reaches $3M settlement in death

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:13:29 -0400

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last July, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement with the city that employed the officer, ....
Al Franken: Democrats ‘gotta stop riding in limousines’

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:45:52 -0400

The Minnesota senator admits his party has a public perception problem — but not as big as the GOP’s when it comes to health care.....
Rare spate of bear attacks leaves two dead in Alaska

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:50:11 -0400

A warning sign in Anchorage, Alaska, after a 16-year-old runner was recently killed by a black bear. There have only been six fatal bear attacks in the state in 130 years. Alaska is experiencing a s....
Chinese passenger chucks coins into plane's engine for luck

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:05:25 -0400

A superstitious passenger delayed a flight from Shanghai for several hours Tuesday after throwing coins at the plane's engine for good luck, Chinese officials said. The elderly woman was detained by ....
Pilot begs passengers to pray as malfunction causes jet to shake violently

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:54:07 -0400

During the normal course of a commercial plane trip, you might never actually hear the pilot's voice at all. If you do, it's typically to thank you for flying or a quick update on the estimate....
Huckabee Sanders faces off with reporter at daily briefing

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:04:43 -0400

During Tuesday’s daily briefing, White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Sentinel newspaper reporter Brian Karen had a heated exchange after Sanders criticized the press for its ....
Factbox - Companies hit by global ransomware attack on June 27

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:36:53 -0400

(Reuters) - A global ransomware attack on Tuesday hit computers at Russia's biggest oil company, Ukraine's international airport, global shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk and the world's biggest adver....
Professor fired after saying Otto Warmbier was a 'clueless white male' who 'got what he deserved'

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:10:00 -0400

A US college professor who suggested Otto Warmbier “got exactly what he deserved” has lost her position at the University of Delaware. Professor Katherine Dettwyler recently posted a Facebook status ....
Trump: 'Modi and I Are World Leaders in Social Media'

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:33:28 -0400

During a joint statement int he Rose Garden with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Trump praises the pairs prowess of social media.....
Police: Girl's actions caused her to fall from NY park ride

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:08:06 -0400

QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) — A teenage girl's actions, not mechanical malfunctions, caused her to slip under a restraining bar on an amusement park gondola ride before falling into the arms of bystande....
Dozens missing after Colombian tourist boat sinks in reservoir

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:26:33 -0400

Nine people died and 28 are missing after a multidecked tourist boat carrying about 170 passengers sank in Colombia’s Penol-Guatape reservoir on Sunday during the long holiday weekend, a government of....
China's verdant 'forest city' will fight pollution with a million plants

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:17:26 -0400

If tree-covered skyscrapers act like enormous air filters, this cluster of buildings will be a clean air oasis. China has broken ground on a "forest city" in the southern city of Liuzhou. Th....
Israel strikes Hamas bases in Gaza after rocket: officials

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:13:23 -0400

Israeli airstrikes hit a series of targets in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip overnight, officials said, hours after a rocket from the Palestinian enclave landed in the Jewish state. Strikes were recorded i....
How Much Is 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Really Worth?

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:32:38 -0400

Shkreli has always boasted about having considerable wealth but asked to have his bail reduced so he could pay bills.....
Colbert might run for president in 2020 – if the Russians agree to lend a hand

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:43:06 -0400

Russia has been the biggest story in American politics for months now. There's an ongoing investigation in the House, the Senate and by a special counsel led by Robert Mueller to determine what ef....
Nigeria's Buhari sends first message since taking sick leave on May 7: presidency sources

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:54:30 -0400

By Felix Onuah ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has delivered an audio message to mark the Islamic Eid al-Fitr holiday, two senior presidency sources said, his first public stat....
Emmett Till Mississippi civil rights memorial vandalised for second time in two months

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:47:00 -0400

An sign marking the site where black teenager was accused of whistling at a white woman - something that would subsequently result in him being lynched - has been vandalised for the second time in two....
Donald Trump is on track to break his promises on Medicaid. It may not be a ‘read my lips’ moment.

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:11:27 -0400

Bush went against his party in raising taxes, spurring outrage among conservatives -- especially an ambitious House member from Georgia's Sixth District named Newt Gingrich -- while Trump's ....
Obama and family go river rafting during Indonesia vacation

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:12:23 -0400

BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Former U.S. President Barack Obama and his family were seen on a river rafting trip Monday as they vacationed in Indonesia, where he lived for several years as a child.....
U.S.-backed fighters advance in Raqqa, Syria

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:00:48 -0400

Islamic State group jihadists wage fierce battles in their Syrian stronghold Raqqa in a bid to repel US-backed fighters advancing towards the walls of the Old City.....
Mystery of missing Chinese scholar shakes up Illinois school

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:08:57 -0400

CHICAGO (AP) — Yingying Zhang, the daughter of a working-class factory driver from China, took the same career path as many other young Chinese academics before her: She travelled to a university in t....
SitRep: CIA’s Secret Syria Contacts; Tillerson Bashed by Anonymous WH Officials; State Shuttering Afghan Office

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:13:32 -0400

Pentagon Push in Africa; Israel and Syria Spar; U.S. Arming Jets in South Korea....
Are Whales Methodically Killing South Africa’s Great White Sharks?

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:37:51 -0400

The great white sharks were found dead, their livers removed as if by a surgeon. Some were missing testicles and a heart.....
Man Held Teen Girl Captive For More Than a Year: Cops

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:07:00 -0400

Michael Wysolovski, 31, was arrested and charged with holding Hailey Burns captive after her parents received a tip from a woman in Romania.....
Dreaded WWII Zero fighter takes to the skies over Japan

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:41:20 -0400

Salvaged from the Papua New Guinean jungle, a restored World War II Japanese Zero fighter has taken to the skies over the land that gave birth to the once-feared warplane. The aircraft -- emblazoned ....
Reports of side effects with cosmetics increasing

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:02:12 -0400

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Reports of adverse events associated with cosmetics and personal care products sold in the U.S. more than doubled last year, due in large part to complaints about ....
These Ice Cream Sundaes Are Going Viral

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:18:05 -0400

Because churro + soft serve = ������....
New flying car concept seeks to revolutionize personal transport

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400

While some automakers look towards today's infrastructure of roads for the future of transportation, multiple companies are instead looking towards the sky. One of these is Neva Aerospace which used ....
House ethics panel launches inquiry of 2 Dems, plus aide

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:35:10 -0400

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics committee said Monday it is investigating complaints against two veteran Democratic lawmakers and the top aide to a third Democrat.....
Over 150 dead as overturned fuel truck explodes in Pakistan

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:50:03 -0400

BAHAWALPUR, Pakistan (AP) — Alerted by an announcement over a mosque's loudspeaker that an overturned tanker truck had sprung a leak, scores of villagers raced to the scene with fuel containers Su....
White House warns Syria may be readying chemical attack

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:16:39 -0400

The White House warned strongman Bashar Assad that his regime would pay heavily for the slaughter of civilians.....
Father Charged With Murdering 5-Year-Old Son He Had Reported Missing

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:08:00 -0400

Aramazd Andressian Sr. has been partying in Las Vegas in the weeks since his 5-year-old son disappeared, authorities said.....
Sea level rise is accelerating, with Greenland in leading role

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:57:05 -0400

Global sea level rise is accelerating as the Greenland Ice Sheet sheds more of its ice, scientists have found.  Given this quickening pace, it's possible that by the end of this century, sea leve....
Two New Mexico Women Hospitalized With The Plague

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:36:30 -0400

New Mexico health officials say two women, in their 50s and 60s, were diagnosed and hospitalized with the plague this week. What are the symptoms of the plague?....
Saudi demands from Qatar 'very provocative': Germany

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:29:56 -0400

By Andrea Shalal BERLIN (Reuters) - A list of 13 demands submitted by four Arab states to Qatar as a condition to lift their boycott on the Gulf country is "very provocative" because some items chall....
10 must-have iPhone accessories under $25

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:53:43 -0400

Apple’s iPhones are arguably the best smartphones on the planet. The hardware is fantastic, the customer service is positively unbeatable, and the iOS platform is the best mobile software platform in ....
China hits back at US on human trafficking downgrade

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:23:46 -0400

BEIJING (AP) — China has pre-emptively hit back at the United States for speaking "irresponsibly" ahead of an expected Trump administration move to name China among the world's worst hum....
We Test Ride the Vanderhall Venice Three-Wheeler

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:00:30 -0400

Vanderhall Motor Works Venice Roadster – Ride Drive (?) Review Sometimes, three wheels is better than four Photography by Vanderhall Not too long ago RideApart first told you about Vanderhall Motor Wo....
North Carolina man gets life in prison for plotting Islamic State attack

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:09:57 -0400

Justin Sullivan, 21, of Morganton, was sentenced in federal court in Asheville on one count of attempting to commit an act of terrorism transcending national boundaries, the Justice Department said in....
White House adviser Ivanka Trump: ‘I try to stay out of politics’

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:45:24 -0400

Ivanka Trump told “Fox & Friends” that she speaks up when she disagrees with her father on certain issues — but does not “profess to be a political savant.“....
Brave Dad Describes Moment He Caught Girl Who Fell Out of Ride: 'God Dropped an Angel'

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:23:00 -0400

Matthew Howard was clearly at the right place in the right time.....
Chelsea Manning celebrating Pride is giving us life

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 06:47:59 -0400

Tens of thousands of people demonstrated at LGBTQ Pride marches worldwide Sunday.  At the New York City march, participants included Chelsea Manning, who was celebrating her first Pride since being re....
Philippines VP visits refugees fleeing fighting, Duterte unseen in days

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 03:58:48 -0400

By Kanupriya Kapoor and Manuel Mogato BALO-I, Philippines (Reuters) - The vice president of the Philippines expressed hope on Monday for a swift end to an urban siege by Islamist rebels, and offered ....
The Ritz-Carlton just debuted a luxury cruise line for the '1% of global travellers' and it looks insane

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:25:55 -0400

The new The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection has been designed in an attempt to defy all cruise ship stereotypes.....
Feds looking into Bernie Sanders' wife over real estate deal

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:03:34 -0400

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Federal investigators are looking into the finances behind a real estate deal for a now-defunct college put together by the wife of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, and she has hired a....
2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat gets Demon’s wide-body look

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:00:00 -0400

With only 3,300 destined to be built, the chances of you getting your hands on a 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon are slim, even if you can afford the car’s $86,090 price tag. The good news is that yo....
Arizona woman convicted in 2011 death of young cousin

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:25:25 -0400

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona woman was convicted of first-degree murder Monday in the death of her 10-year-old cousin who was locked in a small plastic storage box in triple-digit heat.....