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Baltimore Detective Killed A Day Before Testifying In Federal Case Against Fellow Cops

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:06:43 -0500

The Baltimore police detective who was fatally shot in the line of duty last week was scheduled to testify in a federal case against officers indicted earlier this year, the Baltimore Police Departmen....
Trump Is On The Verge Of Politicizing The Census, Advocates Say

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:05:43 -0500

President Donald Trump is reportedly leaning toward tapping an academic for the No. 2 position at the U.S. Census Bureau, a decision that has alarmed advocates who say the pick lacks adequate manageme....
Man who claims Earth is flat says he'll prove his belief by taking flight in a DIY rocket

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:01:00 -0500

Science has long been the target of conspiracy theories, some of which have persisted for centuries.....
Trump Hotel Owner Pays Trumps to Leave

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:22:16 -0500

Andrea Bernstein talks with Rachel Maddow about the problems the Trump family has had with the Trump SoHo Hotel and today's news that the owner has paid the Trump's to exit the contract earl....
Police Storm Detention Center As Australia Slammed Over 'Humanitarian Crisis'

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 22:17:23 -0500

Law enforcement officials in Papua New Guinea moved to evict hundreds of asylum seekers from a former detention center on Manus Island after the Australian government closed it late last month.....
Vast majority of suspects in graft probe agreeing to settle, crown prince says

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 02:08:41 -0500

The vast majority of about 200 businessmen and officials implicated in a sweeping crackdown on corruption are agreeing to settlements under which they hand over assets to the government, Crown Prince ....
Venezuela debt defaults pile up with fresh S&P warning

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:11:20 -0500

Venezuela moved closer to a possible all-out default on Wednesday, with ratings agency S&P Global saying the country had failed to make repayments on two more loans. The oil-rich, cash-poor South Ame....
Cows rain down on drivers after crash in Utah

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 11:29:00 -0500

Drivers in Riverdale, Utah experienced some unexpected bumps on their morning commute when cows began raining down on them from the road above. The freeway ramp was temporarily closed in the aftermat....
An American Formerlly Imprisoned in North Korea Was Burnt to Death in San Diego

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 22:51:21 -0500

An American Formerlly Imprisoned in North Korea Was Burnt to Death in San Diego....
Anti-Pipeline Activist Found Guilty After Being Barred From Mentioning Climate Change

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 16:07:12 -0500

After a short trial lasting just a day and a half, climate activist and retiree Leonard Higgins was found guilty on Wednesday of a serious felony charge for his role in the “valve turner” protest last....
No verdict yet in San Francisco pier killing as jury breaks

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:40:33 -0500

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The criminal case against a Mexican man accused of killing a woman on a crowded San Francisco pier is coming to a close more than two years after setting off a national firestorm ....
First House Dem Calls On Rep. Conyers To Resign

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 07:59:49 -0500

Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-N.Y.) became the first Democrat in Congress to call on Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) to resign from Congress in light of recent sexual harassment allegations.....
Philadelphia Mayor Roasts Donald Trump: ‘Our President Is A Bully’ And A 'Punk’

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 04:37:13 -0500

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney did not hold back in his criticism of President Donald Trump on Wednesday.....
David Cassidy dead at 67

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:08:52 -0500

David Cassidy, whose starring role on “The Partridge Family” made him a teen heartthrob in the 70s, passed away Tuesday night from organ failure.....
Ukraine rebel leader says situation in Luhansk is attempted coup

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:42:36 -0500

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The presence of armed men in the streets of the capital of Ukraine's breakaway Luhansk region is an attempted coup by a fired local police chief, Igor Plotnitsky, the head of th....
After Backlash, Tennessee Town Drops Planned Ban On Drag Shows

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:05:45 -0500

A Tennessee town’s controversial plan to ban drag shows is dead on arrival.....
US woman raises more than $100,000 for homeless man who used last $20 to buy her petrol when she ran out

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:11:04 -0500

Kate McClure, 27, was driving on the I-95 interstate motorway in Philadelphia when she noticed she had an empty tank. Ms McClure promised to return to pay Johnny back and later set up a GoFundMe page....
Suicide attack kills at least eight in Afghanistan's east: officials

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:17:40 -0500

A suicide bomber struck in a crowd of people in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar on Thursday killing at least eight, officials said, in an attack that underscored worsening security. The bomb....
This real-time Black Friday tracker shows just how much we shop online

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 07:10:00 -0500

Shopping season is upon us — even if Thanksgiving is just getting started.  To really see how much everyone's dropping on deals, online shopping platform Shopify has a real-time dashboard showing....
Violent Feud Between California Shooter and Neighbors Brewed Months Before Deadly Rampage

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:00:55 -0500

Months before a shooting rampage that killed five people, a violent feud brewed....
Our Favorite Books About Cars and Racing

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:01:20 -0500

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Zimbabweans Prepare to Greet Their New President

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 05:49:46 -0500

Exuberant Zimbabweans converged on a stadium for the presidential inauguration Friday of Emmerson Mnangagwa, who will become the country’s second leader since independence from white minority rule in ....
Trump Celebrates Thanksgiving With 100th Day At One Of His Properties As President

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 11:29:07 -0500

President Donald Trump is celebrating his first Thanksgiving as president at his members-only resort in Florida, marking the 100th day he’s spent at a Trump-owned property since his inauguration. Wed....
U.S. Navy plane crashes in Philippine Sea, three missing

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:16:00 -0500

A U.S. Navy transport plane carrying 11 people crashed in the Philippine Sea south of Japan on Wednesday as it flew to the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan and three people were missing, in the latest ....
Chef José Andrés Prepares 40,000 Thanksgiving Meals In Puerto Rico

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:37:25 -0500

As Americans give thanks this Thanksgiving, celebrity chef José Andrés is busy giving back, by preparing what he estimated as 40,000 Thanksgiving meals for Puerto Ricans.....
A Tribute To The Most Cringeworthy Turkey Pardon Of All Time, Featuring Sarah Palin

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:45:45 -0500

This story was first published in 2012, and has been published every year since.....
Syria talks in Russia, Saudi Arabia aim to unify rival sides

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:21:15 -0500

MOSCOW (AP) — The leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran on Wednesday discussed ways to promote a peaceful settlement in Syria, including the return of refugees, humanitarian aid and prisoners' exchan....
Drug-maker Teva set for major layoffs in Israel, US: report

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:12:20 -0500

Pharmaceutical giant Teva is preparing to sack thousands of employees in Israel and the United States, including one quarter of its Israeli workforce, a business newspaper said Thursday. Israel-based....
Ex-Bosnian Serb commander Mladic convicted of genocide, gets life in prison

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:40:59 -0500

By Toby Sterling, Stephanie van den Berg and Anthony Deutsch THE HAGUE (Reuters) - A U.N. tribunal on Wednesday convicted ex-Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic of genocide and crimes agains....
How to get ahead of the pack and avoid impulse buying on Black Friday

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 02:00:00 -0500

Black Friday is almost here, the day when retailers tempt customers to spend as much as possible. Given that most of us are watching our finances more carefully than ever, this can cause considerable ....
What Experts Have Learned So Far From the JFK Records Releases

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:05:41 -0500

In the months since the document drops began, here's what experts have gleaned from newly released JFK assassination files....
'Zero Hope For Denuclearizing North Korea,' China Expert Says

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:05:40 -0500

BEIJING ― President Donald Trump’s designation of North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism may not be the best way to quell the country’s nuclear ambitions, according to one expert in China.....
FCC Faces Scrutiny For Refusing To Turn Over Evidence On Net Neutrality Comments

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:38:40 -0500

The Federal Communications Commission received millions of suspicious comments in support of its plan to repeal net neutrality, and it ignored multiple requests for evidence that would explain their o....
Two More Women Accuse Sen. Al Franken Of Inappropriate Touching

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 19:10:20 -0500

Two more women have told HuffPost that Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.)....
This Anti-Gay Interpretive Flag Dance May Be The Gayest Thing We've Ever Seen

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:23:45 -0500

Vehemently anti-gay conservative organization MassResistance opened a conference last week with an interpretive flag dance that has us all wondering ... Are we being trolled?....
The Latest: Zimbabwe's new leader seeks international help

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 06:41:01 -0500

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of Zimbabwe's new President Emmerson Mnangagwa (all times local):....
Tensions down after 'coup' in Ukraine's separatist region

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:44:29 -0500

Tensions appeared to abate Thursday in Lugansk, a stronghold of Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, two days after infighting erupted in the war-scarred region, culminating in accusations o....
Thailand arrests woman wanted over deadly 2015 bombing at shrine

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 07:23:30 -0500

By Patpicha Tanakasempipat BANGKOK (Reuters) - Police in Thailand on Wednesday arrested a woman wanted in connection with a 2015 bombing in Bangkok that killed 20 people, 14 of them foreign tourists.....
How One Really Big Tank Helped Save Russia from Hitler Capturing Moscow

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 22:07:00 -0500

In the first six months of Operation Barbarossa, the brutal Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union, Panzer tanks overran hundreds of miles of Soviet territory and reached the outskirts of Moscow before win....
Thanksgiving: Tribe whose ancestors ate with Pilgrims revives lost language after prophetic dreams

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:59:00 -0500

A native American tribe whose ancestors famously ate a Thanksgiving meal with the US’s first European colonisers, are working to revive a forgotten language after one of their members had a series of ....
Kill All the Poppies

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:50:46 -0500

There’s no way to ever win against the Taliban if the heroin trade is left to flourish.....
What To Buy On Black Friday On Amazon

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:05:43 -0500

Last week, we shared with you a sneak peek at Amazon’s Black Friday deals that we just couldn’t wait for.....
Experts Break Down The Difference Between Google Home and Amazon Echo

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:45:45 -0500

The world is so full of tech that sometimes it’s hard to keep up.....
US declares 'ethnic cleansing' against Rohingya in Myanmar

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:19:41 -0500

The United States declared the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to be "ethnic cleansing" on Wednesday, threatening penalties for military officials engaged in a brutal cr....
Cold War drama caught on video as N. Korean soldier escapes

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 23:12:47 -0500

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — It's 3:11 p.m. on a cold, gray day on the North Korean side of the most heavily armed border in the world, and a lone soldier is racing toward freedom.....
Mnangagwa: Zimbabwe's 'Crocodile' to snap up the top job

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 04:26:21 -0500

Nicknamed "the Crocodile" for his ruthlessness, Emmerson Mnangagwa who will take over as Zimbabwe's next president, is a hardliner with ties to the military who could prove as authoritarian as his men....
Chicago cop cited for racist and threatening Facebook posts

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:50:52 -0500

CHICAGO (AP) — An oversight agency for the Chicago Police Department has cited a veteran officer for more than 60 rule violations, including openly advocating for civil war and Facebook posts that tha....
Shelter Dogs Get Week-Long 'Vacation' To Spend Thanksgiving In Real Homes

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:54:29 -0500

Twenty Georgia shelter dogs don’t have permanent homes yet, but that won’t stop them from celebrating Thanksgiving in style.....
Lebanon's PM Hariri shelves resignation, easing crisis

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:42:47 -0500

By Ellen Francis and Laila Bassam BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's Saad al-Hariri on Wednesday shelved his decision to resign as prime minister at the request of President Michel Aoun, easing a crisis th....