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Top General Says He Would Reject An 'Illegal' Nuclear Strike Order From Trump

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 20:29:19 -0500

The top nuclear commander in the U.S. said Saturday that he would reject an “illegal” nuclear attack order from President Donald Trump, and would instead steer the commander in chief to other “options....
Thousands March On National Mall To Demand Puerto Rico Disaster Relief

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 19:01:02 -0500

Thousands gathered Sunday on the National Mall in Washington to demand the federal government increase its commitment to disaster relief on hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.....
Russian investigative journalist: Snowden is 'a sort of ghost'

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 12:03:57 -0500

Russian investigative journalist Andrei Soldatov discusses how Snowden has not been seen in Russia during his exile.....
The FAA Can't Stop People From Throwing Live Turkeys Out Of Planes

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 19:28:52 -0500

The Federal Aviation Administration has found no violations with an infamous Arkansas event that involves dropping live turkeys from a plane ― but that may be because no one ever thought they’d need a....
US warship sustains minor damage after tug drifts off Japan

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 22:04:31 -0500

An American warship has been damaged after a tug boat drifted into the destroyer during a drill off Japan, according to the US navy, the latest in a spate of incidents in Asia. The guided-missile des....
Greg Gianforte misled police after assault of Guardian journalist, incident report shows

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:12:13 -0500

Greg Gianforte pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor assault charge and was sentenced to community service, anger management classes and a $385 fine. US congressman Greg Gianforte misled police after his a....
Moore critic: Alabama Senate race a battle for nation's soul

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:41:29 -0500

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A leading figure among religious liberals says the candidacy of Republican Roy Moore for U.S. Senate is a struggle for the "soul of the nation."....
Argentina says signals detected, likely from missing submarine

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 10:43:48 -0500

Hopes that 44 crew members of a missing Argentine navy submarine may be found alive rose after the defense ministry said the vessel likely tried to communicate via satellite on Saturday as an internat....
Family Sues After Death of Boy, 5, Who Was Crushed at Rotating Restaurant

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 16:54:29 -0500

He died shortly after at the hospital.....
Trump: 'Hillary, get on with your life'

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:26:49 -0500

President Trump attacks Hillary Clinton again after she questions the "legitimacy" of his win.....
Alt-right free speech event in Boston met with counterprotest

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 18:30:37 -0500

A few dozen free speech advocates rallied peacefully Saturday on Boston Common but just like last summer's event, they were outnumbered by counterprotesters.....
Hidden Camera Shows Dying WWII Veteran's Gasps For Help Were Ignored

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 16:02:53 -0500

A World War II veteran’s last breaths were among nurses who were secretly filmed laughing and failing to adequately perform CPR or call for help in a timely fashion, a disturbing video shows.....
Don't Be That Person Who Wastes Absurd Amounts Of Food On Thanksgiving

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 05:46:57 -0500

It’s time to put together your festive Thanksgiving menu ― but this year, try to  cook up a way to make sure that most of it actually gets eaten.....
Saudi Arabia and Arab allies push for unity against Iran, Hezbollah meddling

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:39:21 -0500

By Patrick Markey and Mohamed Abdellah CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia and other Arab foreign ministers criticized Iran and its Lebanese Shi'ite ally Hezbollah at an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sund....
US serviceman arrested for fatal road accident in Okinawa

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 13:05:35 -0500

A US Marine who tested positive for excess alcohol was arrested in Japan's southern island of Okinawa on Sunday after an elderly local man was killed in a road accident, police said. The 20-year-old ....
Americans aged 18-34 most likely to oppose assault weapons ban, poll finds

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 05:00:02 -0500

The previous national federal ban on assault weapons lapsed more than a decade ago, and Congress has not renewed it. Resistance to a ban on military-style assault weapons is strongest among millennia....
Republican congressman Greg Gianforte ‘misled authorities’ on assault against reporter

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 11:24:00 -0500

Greg Gianforte told an officer that Guardian newspaper reporter Ben Jacobs had grabbed him by the wrist and pulled him to the floor of his campaign office after “interrogating” him, according to notes....
Russia Nixes Billionaire Plan to Turn the Tu-160 Bomber into the Ultimate Passenger Jet

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 20:39:00 -0500

Rich businessmen around the world want Russia to turn its Tupolev-160 strategic bomber into a private jet. A senior Tupolev executive claims that the aircraft manufacturer has turned down many reques....
Does Trump Support Roy Moore? White House Official Ducks The Question 15 Times.

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 12:06:04 -0500

WASHINGTON ― A top White House official on Sunday avoided answering the question ― 15 times ― as to whether President Donald Trump supports Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore, who has been accused....
M7 earthquake triggers tsunami warnings for New Caledonia and Vanuatu

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 20:13:52 -0500

An undersea earthquake of magnitude 7.0 struck in the South Pacific on Monday, sending small tsunami waves towards New Caledonia and Vanuatu. The quake, initially reported as magnitude 7.3, struck 51 ....
Video Shows New Yorkers Rushing To Free People Trapped Under Scaffolding

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 17:20:41 -0500

Dozens of New Yorkers jumped into action after a scaffolding collapse in lower Manhattan Sunday morning left several people trapped, but fortunately with only minor injuries.....
Democrats Select Candidate To Replace GOP Congressman Who Resigned Over Abortion

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 16:49:14 -0500

Democrats on Sunday picked Conor Lamb to run for the congressional seat vacated by former Rep. Tim Murphy (R-Pa.), who resigned last month after it was revealed that he’d urged a woman he was having a....
Satellite calls yield no clues on missing Argentine submarine

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 18:19:06 -0500

By Walter Bianchi MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (Reuters) - A storm on Sunday complicated efforts to find an Argentine navy submarine missing in the South Atlantic with 44 crew members, while satellite ca....
Macron welcomes Lebanon's Hariri to Elysee Palace: AFP

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 06:33:34 -0500

French President Emmanuel Macron welcomed Saad Hariri for talks Saturday, an AFP reporter said, hours after the Lebanese premier arrived from Saudi Arabia in the midst of a political crisis. Hariri, ....
Argentina says it may have received signals from missing sub

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 22:27:19 -0500

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's Navy detected seven brief satellite calls Saturday that officials believe may have come from a submarine with 44 crew members that hadn't been heard ....
French police officer kills three before committing suicide

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 13:14:57 -0500

A 31-year-old French police officer shot three people dead before turning the gun on himself, in a killing spree sparked by a row with his girlfriend, authorities said Sunday. The Paris officer, Arna....
Secret Service apprehends attempted White House fence jumper

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 11:36:42 -0500

The U.S. Secret Service says an individual has been taken into custody after attempting to jump a security barrier on the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the White House.....
Jeff Sessions Yuks It Up Over Russians In Speech To Lawyers

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:13:04 -0500

Attorney General Jeff Sessions had lawyers rolling in the aisles with a surprising string of Russian quips at the start of a speech he gave Friday.....
Lee Harvey Oswald's killer Jack Ruby told FBI informant to 'watch the fireworks' hours before JFK's assasination

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 06:01:00 -0500

Jack Ruby told an FBI informant to “watch the fireworks” on the day President John F Kennedy was assassinated, the latest release of JFK files reveals. Ruby, who went on to shoot and mortally wound L....
World Toilet Day

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 07:31:29 -0500

World Toilet Day is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. Today, 4.5 billion people live without a household toilet that safely disposes of their waste.....
Kim Davis Denied This Gay Man A Marriage License, And Now He May Run Against Her

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 16:57:49 -0500

Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk whose steadfast opposition to same-sex marriage made her a darling of Christian conservatives, may draw a re-election opponent next year that again puts her in the....
Freeport evacuating Indonesian mine worker families after shootings

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 07:43:28 -0500

U.S. miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc is evacuating spouses and children of workers from its giant Indonesian copper mine after a string of shootings in the area raised security concerns. The move follows ....
Progressive Community Organizer Prevails in New Orleans Mayoral Race

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 21:58:56 -0500

A progressive community organizer was elected mayor of New Orleans on Saturday, becoming the first female leader of the Big Easy in its nearly 300-year history.....
Turkey prosecutors open probe of former, acting US attorneys

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 14:39:06 -0500

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish prosecutors launched an investigation Saturday of two United States prosecutors involved in putting a Turkish-Iranian businessman on trial for allegedly violating U.S. sanction....
Bull gores Argentine tourist to death in India: police

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 06:16:09 -0500

An Argentine man holidaying in India has been gored to death by a bull in the popular tourist city of Jaipur, police said Sunday. The 29-year-old was walking along a street near Jaipur's main market ....
Catherine Zeta-Jones Gushes Over Michael Douglas In Anniversary Instagram Post

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 13:46:52 -0500

Catherine Zeta-Jones wished her "best friend" and husband, Michael Douglas, a happy wedding anniversary....
Trump Tears Into Jeff Flake On Twitter After Senator Says GOP Is 'Toast'

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:25:45 -0500

Donald Trump lashed out at Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) after he was heard over a hot mic saying the Republican Party would be “toast” if it stuck with Trump and Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore.....
Hunter mutilated in bear attack has face rebuilt in pioneering surgery 

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 08:35:48 -0500

A hunter left disfigured from a near-fatal bear attack has had his face rebuilt after undergoing months of surgeries. Lee Brooke’s nose and moustache were “ripped off” his face during the grizzly atta....
Crush near Morocco's Essaouira kills at least 15 women

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 13:06:22 -0500

At least 15 women were killed and five injured Sunday in a crush as food aid was distributed near the coastal tourist town of Essaouira in western Morocco, authorities and witnesses said. A witness t....
Justin Trudeau Will Formally Apologize For Canada's Past LGBTQ Persecution

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 20:03:20 -0500

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Sunday that his government will offer a formal apology for its past discrimination against LGBTQ citizens.....
"International Men's Day" Sees Backlash Despite Good Intentions

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 16:05:00 -0500

Others are genuinely celebrating.....
Animal Welfare Groups Slam Proposal To Speed Up Poultry Plant Lines

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:59:13 -0500

Animal welfare advocates are joining worker rights and food safety groups in opposition to a poultry industry proposal to speed up portions of processing lines at chicken plants.....
Shootings by officers, other Kansas cases cloaked in secrecy

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 10:42:19 -0500

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Some Kansas police departments do not identify officers involved in fatal shootings, and body camera footage from the incidents may never become public. Records in unsolved crimina....
Mom Thanks Nurse and Cop Who Pulled Over To Save Her 6-Week-Old Baby Who Was Choking

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 14:26:24 -0500

The nurse was on her way to work when she spotted the incident.....
China wants Bangladesh, Myanmar to solve Rohingya crisis bilaterally

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 11:54:11 -0500

By Serajul Quadir DHAKA (Reuters) - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday urged Bangladesh and Myanmar resolve the Rohingya crisis through bilateral negotiations instead of an international in....
The Latest: Trump tweets about death of Border Patrol agent

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 21:27:13 -0500

VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the death of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent in Texas (all times local):....
Black Friday Shopping Experts Reveal Their Winning Strategies

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 05:46:51 -0500

Preparing for Thanksgiving dinner is a challenge, but gearing up for Black Friday is arguably worse.....
Pope denounces 'indifference' on first 'World Day for the Poor'

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 08:13:27 -0500

Pope Francis called on Sunday to fight indifference to poverty on what has been dubbed the first "World Day for the Poor" by the Catholic Church. Celebrating the event in Rome at a mass attended by a....
So, About That Tax Break For Private Jets

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 08:01:52 -0500

Tucked away inside the Senate Republican’s tax bill, already jam-packed with goodies for U.S. businesses, is a provision that seems specially tailored to spark massive populist outrage: a tax break ai....
Rare white moose saved from hunters in Sweden after police u-turn

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 10:13:49 -0500

A rare white moose’s life has been saved in Sweden after a decision to allow hunters to kill it was overturned. The magnificent moose, named Ferdinand, gained worldwide media attention in August after....