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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.....
Trump and the 'honest' Question

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:48:55 -0400

Kurt Andersen and Lawrence O'Donnell discuss Donald Trump's many lies in office and a new poll that shows only 36% now view the American president as "honest" – which comes as the ....
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, ....
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....
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....
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.....
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....
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 ....
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?....
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.....
Madoff settlements reach $12 billion with new accords

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:48:21 -0400

The trustee recouping money for Bernard Madoff's victims on Tuesday announced nearly $371 million of new settlements with two groups of offshore funds that invested with the imprisoned Ponzi schemer, ....
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....
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....
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.....
Trump eager for big meeting with Putin; some advisers wary

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:26:29 -0400

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is eager to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin with full diplomatic bells and whistles when the two are in Germany for a multinational summit next month. Bu....
Republicans Weather Rocky Roll Out Of Health Care Bill

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:48:20 -0400

Will McConnell get the votes he needs?....
Man Spent 3 Months Behind Bars for Possession of Cocaine That Turned Out to Be Dry Wall

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:49:00 -0400

Karlos Cashe was released last week after spending 90 days in jail.....
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 ....
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.....
4 Dead, Liverless Sharks Wash Ashore in Weird Whodunit

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:15:00 -0400

Orca whales have claimed the life of another great white shark by eating its liver and leaving it for dead, making it the fourth such gristly death in less than two months. During a four-day period i....
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 ....
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....
‘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.....
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....
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.....
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 ....
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....
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.....
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....
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....
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 ....
Trump slams Obama, demands 'apology' over Russia probe

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:25:59 -0400

US President Donald Trump on Monday demanded an apology over the Russia investigation rocking his presidency, as he kept up a days-long attack on Barack Obama for his handling of intelligence about el....
Iran urges Europe to help promote dialogue in Gulf

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:52:58 -0400

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Monday for Europe to use its influence to defuse tensions in the Gulf where Saudi Arabia and its allies have cut ties with Qatar. Iran's Presid....
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.....
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....
Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of Baby Doe

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:50:01 -0400

BOSTON (AP) — A man was convicted Monday of murder in the death of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the shore of a Boston Harbor island.....
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....
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 ....
Samsung Building New Plant In The US?

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 06:18:50 -0400

Samsung is reportedly announcing its plan of building a new production facility in the United States later this week.....
Indian PM Narendra Modi escapes infamous Donald Trump handshake with bear hug

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:32:53 -0400

The Indian Prime Minister has escaped the infamously tense and awkward handshakes between Donald Trump and other world leaders by going in for a bear hug more than once. Narendra Modi met with the US....
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.....
China protests alleged Indian border incursion

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:39:59 -0400

China has made a formal protest after accusing Indian border guards of crossing from Sikkim state into its Tibetan territory, China's foreign ministry said Tuesday. India and China have long been emb....
Official: Los Angeles officer had dozens of illegal guns

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:45:58 -0400

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles police officer who was arrested last week and suspected of having sex with a teenage cadet had dozens of illegal guns in his home, a law enforcement official said Mond....
Amazon Echo just dropped to its lowest price of all time

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

The Amazon Echo is currently on sale at its lowest price of all time. We repeat: the Amazon Echo is currently on sale at its lowest price of all time. This is not a drill, people, but it is a very lim....