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  • Trump says he has 'proof' on his call to soldier's wife, and the nation waits

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    If the president's proof is anything like the evidence he’s promised to offer for some of his other controversial assertions, the nation will believe it when — or if — it sees it.

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:05:23 -0400
  • Freed Taliban Hostage Caitlan Coleman Reportedly Rushed To Hospital

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    Caitlan Coleman, the American woman who spent five years as a hostage of the Taliban, was reportedly rushed to the hospital less than a week after her release from captivity.

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:43:32 -0400
  • Man tortured girlfriend’s son to death because he thought he was gay: prosecutor

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    (KTLA) -- A man who is accused of torturing his girlfriend's 8-year-old son to death killed the child because he thought the boy was gay, a Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office prosecutor said during opening statements Monday.

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:16:00 -0400
  • Col. Jack Jacobs: Trump Gold Star Family Remarks 'Almost Obscene'

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    Medal of Honor recipient, retired U.S. Army Colonel Jack Jacobs, reacts to Pres. Trump dragging presidential conversations with Gold Star families into the political fray.

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:40:20 -0400
  • ISIS Losing Its 'Capital' Is A Pivotal Defeat For The Terrorist Group

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    The self-described Islamic State finally lost its tenuous grip on the Syrian city of Raqqa on Tuesday as U.S.-backed forces retook the extremist group’s last major urban territory following a four-month military campaign.

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:41:23 -0400
  • Shooting Rampage Unfolds in Maryland and Delaware

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    Police are looking for Radee Prince, alleging he targeted his victims and is armed and dangerous.

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400
  • Georgia State Senator Offers Free Bump Stock In Wake Of Vegas Massacre

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    A state senator in Georgia who is running for governor is asserting his stance on gun rights by giving away a bump stock “to one lucky winner” in the aftermath of the Las Vegas mass shooting.

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:27:07 -0400
  • 'My god, 3.5 hours': Xi gives marathon speech, China listens

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    As Chinese leader Xi Jinping delivered his three-plus-hour speech at the Communist Party congress, delegates ranging from men in suits to military officers and former presidents dutifully turned every page as they read and listened to his words. On the internet, government bureaus peppered social media with their favourite phrases from Xi's speech, while photos circulated of children watching Wednesday's congress in classrooms. The carefully orchestrated address was in keeping with the cult of personality that state media have crafted around the Chinese leader, who is expected to consolidate his already formidable power at the week-long conclave.

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:37:53 -0400
  • Mom's incredible hack for getting her child to take medicine goes viral

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    No matter the flavor, from orange to grape, we have vivid memories of being force-fed a spoonful, only to quickly chase it down with a glass of milk or a treat. England's Helena Lee was trying to feed her newborn Calpol when she remembered reading about this trick -- all you need is a bottle and syringe.

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:29:06 -0400
  • McCain on Willingness to Work With Trump 'Dumb Question'

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    Sen. John McCain chastised a reporter who questioned if he would continue to work with Donald Trump after criticizing him. Lawrence O'Donnell says McCain, who likely won't seek another term, has "nothing left to lose."

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:01:58 -0400
  • Jeff Sessions Once Again Dodges Questions About Trump's Firing Of Former FBI Director

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    WASHINGTON ― Attorney General Jeff Sessions once again dodged questions about his discussions with President Donald Trump about the firing of former FBI Director James Comey.

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:41:25 -0400
  • Reddit user reveals what the 2017 Starbucks holiday cups supposedly look like

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    It may only be October, but Starbucks is already on their Christmas game.

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:17:41 -0400
  • Puerto Rico by Numbers, One Month After Hurricane Maria Hit

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    Here is a by numbers account of how things on Puerto Rico currently stand.

    Thu, 19 Oct 2017 04:32:56 -0400
  • Mandalay Bay Security Guard To Appear On ‘Ellen’ After Ducking Other Interviews

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    The security guard at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas who was among the first to encounter mass killer Stephen Paddock during his deadly Oct. 1 shooting spree has apparently broken his silence.

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:43:32 -0400
  • 'If I Do Not Leave Now, I Will Die': Model Shares Chilling Story of Bloody Beating by 'War Machine'

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    Christy Mack suffered numerous injuries at the hands of the MMA fighter, who nearly beat her to death when he found her in bed with another man.

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:30:00 -0400
  • Still standing: Photos capture abandoned buildings after years of neglect 

    A Dutch photographer has released a series of photos of abandoned buildings throughout France that nature is slowly reclaiming.

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:52:58 -0400
  • California Becomes First State To Legally Recognize A Third Gender

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    California Governor Jerry Brown signed first-of-its kind legislation over the weekend that enables residents of the state to choose a third, non-binary gender category on California state-issued IDs, birth certificates and driver’s licenses.

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:45:28 -0400
  • North Korea's 'Hotel of Doom' May Finally Be Opening After Decades of Delay

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    Officially known as the Ryugyong Hotel, the project has been plagued by delays since 1987

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:13:42 -0400
  • Rohingya man refugee again 40 years after leaving Bangladesh

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    Nearly four decades ago Fazol Ahmed returned to his native Myanmar with his family under a Rohingya repatriation scheme. Now he is back in the teeming camps of Bangladesh with his wife and children, a refugee once again. Ahmed is among the hundreds of thousands of refugees who have crossed into Bangladesh since an upsurge in violence in neighbouring Myanmar in August that the UN has said amounts to ethnic cleansing.

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:02:19 -0400
  • Judge Orders Trump Administration To Turn Over DACA Emails

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    The Trump administration must turn over all emails and memos used to make its decision to phase out Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the 2012 program created to protect undocumented youths from deportation, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:14:18 -0400
  • Billy Joel, 68, and wife Alexis Roderick are expecting a baby

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    Billy Joel will soon have three Uptown Girls to worry about!

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:01:30 -0400
  • Amazing photographs of rare white animals 

    This collection of photographs shows an array of amazing and rare white animals.

    Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:14:33 -0400
  • School Investigating Video Of Cheerleaders Giggling And Chanting Racial Slurs

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    A disturbing video featuring five white teens gleefully taking turns chanting a racial slur has launched an investigation in a Utah school district.

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:51:21 -0400
  • Utah man will be tried on murder charge in girl's suicide

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    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A judge has ruled an 18-year-old Utah man accused of encouraging a teen friend to hang herself and filming it because he was fascinated with death should stand trial on a murder charge.

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:45:27 -0400
  • Zimbabwe First Lady sues in dispute over $1.35 million ring: state media

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    Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace has sued a Belgium-based businessman for failing to deliver a $1.35 million ring she ordered for a wedding anniversary, state media reported on Wednesday. Grace, 52, an influential figure in Mugabe's ruling ZANU-PF party and seen as a potential successor to her husband, is nicknamed "Gucci Grace" for her reputed dedication to shopping. The Herald, a government-controlled newspaper, reported that Grace was suing businessman Jamal Hamed after a deal to have Hamed supply the First Lady with a diamond ring turned sour.

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:24:46 -0400
  • Gold Star Moms Blast Trump For Delayed Response To Soldiers' Deaths

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    The mother of a soldier killed in Iraq called President Donald Trump’s delayed response to the deaths of U.S. service members in Niger an abdication of his first duty as commander in chief ― “to acknowledge the sacrifice of one of his military members.”

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:23:08 -0400
  • Crews push to contain California fires, search for bodies

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    By Jim Christie SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Crews fought their way across rugged, steep terrain on Tuesday in a push to gain full control of the deadliest wildfires in California history, as search-and-rescue teams picked through an ashy moonscape of destroyed homes looking for victims. "There are still some concerns that if the west winds come up or we get some erratic winds they could push our lines, but as of right now we're looking pretty good," Steve Crawford, a fire operations chief, told reporters at a briefing in Sonoma County in the heart of California's celebrated wine country. Already 41 people have been confirmed killed in the fires, which erupted last week and were driven by dry, hot winds into Northern California communities, giving residents little or no chance to escape.

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:59:58 -0400
  • Remembering William Seward’s Alaska ‘folly’

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    In today’s popular culture, William Seward is best known for his association with Abraham Lincoln. But his name is also forever linked to a decision back in 1867 that brought Alaska into the fold as a United States territory, at a bargain price.

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:11:00 -0400
  • Hamas leader says 'no one' can force it to disarm after unity deal

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    Hamas's leader in the Gaza Strip said Thursday "no one" can force it to disarm or recognise Israel, after Washington demanded it meet those conditions as part of a unity government. On the contrary, we will continue to have the power to protect our citizens," the Islamist movement's Gaza head Yahya Sinwar said. Sinwar made the remarks during a speech to young people that was provided to AFP by Hamas.

    Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:49:11 -0400
  • Missing Fla. Woman’s Remains Found a Year Later Thanks to Ring She Was Wearing Engraved with ‘MOM’

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    Tia Bonta was by all accounts a doting mother living in Orlando, Florida, with her baby boy — so when the 25-year-old vanished last August, her family prepared for the worst

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:47:25 -0400
  • CIA Fires Dog From Bomb Sniffer Program Because It Just Wasn't For Her

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    Lulu the black Labrador wasn’t cut out for a career as a bomb sniffer dog.

    Thu, 19 Oct 2017 04:32:49 -0400
  • Southwest Celebrates First 'Unmanned' Max 8 Flight While Shutting Down Haters

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    Southwest Airlines on Wednesday celebrated its first “unmanned” flight on the company’s new fleet of Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft.

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:46:56 -0400
  • Capital Murder Charges Filed Against Muslim Teen's Accused Killer

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    A man accused of killing 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen in Sterling, Virginia in June may face the death penalty after a grand jury charged him with capital murder and rape on Monday.

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:01:17 -0400
  • Iraqi gov't assumes control after Kurds leave disputed areas

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    BAGHDAD (AP) — Kurdish fighters pulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one day after giving up the vital oil city of Kirkuk — a dramatic redeployment of forces that opened the way for government troops to move into energy-rich and other strategically important territories.

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 22:32:05 -0400
  • Donald Trump promotes criticism of Hillary Clinton for role in Russian uranium deal while attacking ‘fake’ media

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    Donald Trump has called criticism over Hillary Clinton's role in a uranium deal with Russia "the biggest story that Fake Media doesn't want to follow". As the controversy over the president's handling of grieving military families grows, he lashed out on Twitter on Thursday morning and attempted to push the news agenda towards a debunked theory about a uranium deal. "Uranium deal to Russia, with Clinton help and Obama Administration knowledge, is the biggest story that Fake Media doesn't want to follow!" he wrote.

    Thu, 19 Oct 2017 08:44:00 -0400
  • Woman facing deportation seeks sanctuary a second time

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    DENVER (AP) — A Peruvian woman has sought sanctuary for a second time in Colorado rather than board a Tuesday flight to her native country as ordered by U.S. immigration authorities, supporters said.

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:52:03 -0400
  • Texas judge postpones execution of 'tourniquet killer'

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    A Texas judge, acting on requests from prosecutors, halted the planned execution on Wednesday of a man known as the "tourniquet killer" for the grisly method used to murder five girls and young women in the Houston area whom he also raped. The order from Harris County Judge Maria Jackson to put a 90-day stay on the execution was issued a few hours before Anthony Shore, 55, was set to be put to death by lethal injection at the state's death chamber in Huntsville at 6 p.m. (2300 GMT). District attorneys in Harris County, which includes Houston, and neighboring Montgomery County, requested the stay to examine Shore's claim that another death row inmate tried to persuade him to take the blame for a murder for which the other inmate had been convicted.

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:27:09 -0400
  • Huge cave found on moon, could house astronauts: Japan scientists

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    Scientists at Japan's space agency have discovered a huge moon cave that could one day house a base that would shelter astronauts from dangerous radiation and wild temperature swings, officials said Thursday. Data taken from Japan's SELENE lunar orbiter has confirmed the existence of the 50 kilometre (31 miles) long and 100 metre wide cavern that is believed to be lava tube created by volcanic activity about 3.5 billion years ago. The major finding was published this week in US science magazine Geophysical Research Letters.

    Thu, 19 Oct 2017 03:29:46 -0400
  • NATO vs. Russia: Why Europe's Greatest Risk for War Is in the Baltics

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    Since 2014, the NATO alliance has made numerous posture changes on its eastern flank to deter Russia. Essentially, the alliance’s goal is to change Russian behavior, but how does one measure such policy modifications in Moscow? “Despite its overall military advantages, NATO faces an imbalance in conventional capabilities in regions bordering Russia, such as the Baltics,” reads the report.

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:41:00 -0400
  • Woman Claims Delta Stopped Her From Singing National Anthem For Slain Soldier

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    A Georgia doctor claims that Delta Air Lines prevented her from singing the national anthem to honor a slain soldier whose casket was on her plane.

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:40:51 -0400
  • Lena Headey Recalls How Harvey Weinstein Made Her Feel 'Powerless'

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    As women come forward to accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct, they paint an increasingly clear picture of the once-powerful studio executive’s disturbing predatory behavior.

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:42:39 -0400
  • GOP Lawmaker Says Emergency Rooms Should Be Able To Turn People Away

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    proposed on Friday that hospital emergency rooms should be able to turn patients away to help keep health care costs down.

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:30:51 -0400
  • Body Of Missing 6-year-old With Autism Is Found In Dumpster As Relative Taken Into Custody

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    Body Of Missing 6-year-old With Autism Is Found In Dumpster As Relative Taken Into Custody

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:02:13 -0400
  • Deadly shooting at business park in Edgewood, Md.

    Three people have been killed and two were wounded during a shooting at the Emmorton Business Park in Edgewood, Md.

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:55:35 -0400
  • 'He knew what he signed up for...' Trump reportedly tells soldier's pregnant widow

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    President Donald Trump already has been criticized for falsely claiming that former President Barack Obama never called the families of fallen soldiers.  Now he's being slammed by Democratic Rep. Frederica Wilson after he talked on the phone with the widow of a solider killed in Niger.  SEE ALSO: Sports teams are deserting Trump’s hotels, and it’s hitting his wallet hard Trump reportedly told her that "he knew what he signed up for ... but when it happens it hurts anyway," Wilson told Local 10 News, the local ABC News affiliate in Miami. She told the same thing to NBC News, incredulous that Trump reportedly said "he knew what he signed up for" multiple times.  .@RepWilson, who rode w/ Sgt. Johnson's widow, said she heard part of call w/ Pres. Trump; "He must've known what he signed up for" @NBC6 pic.twitter.com/Rep6ERrQEb — Michael Spears NBC6 (@MikeSpearsNBC6) October 17, 2017 This came from a Democratic member of Congress, not the widow of the solider, who hasn't commented publicly on the call. U.S. Army Sgt. La David Johnson was one of four U.S. soldiers killed in an ambush in Niger by 50 ISIS fighters.  Just got off phone with Rep. Frederica Wilson, who overheard Trump's call with widow. Said she wanted to curse POTUS out for making her cry. — Philip Rucker (@PhilipRucker) October 18, 2017 Wilson was in limo w/ widow for POTUS call (on speaker), said Trump's “he knew what he was signing up for” made widow break down in tears. — Philip Rucker (@PhilipRucker) October 18, 2017 When asked for comment, the White House told Local 10 News, "The president's conversations with the families of American heroes who have made the ultimate sacrifice are private."  WATCH: Cenk Uyguy explains how Donald Trump could be a two-term president.

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:26:19 -0400
  • The Latest: Nuclear envoys meet over North Korean threat

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    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on diplomatic meetings between the United States, South Korea and Japan over the threat posed by North Korea's nuclear program (all times local):

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:30:29 -0400
  • Boeing could rebut Airbus deal with new plane, partner

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    Bombardier's alliance with Airbus creates new hurdles for Boeing, but the US giant could respond by deepening its collaboration with Brazil's Embraer and launching a new aircraft, analysts say. The surprise deal with Airbus was designed to let Bombardier proceed with its C Series program and avert draconian US sanctions that had been ordered in a preliminary Commerce Department decision in response to a Boeing complaint. "Anything that's good for Airbus is bad for Boeing of course," said Jim Corridore, an analyst at CFRA Research, summarizing the reaction of many observers to the Airbus-Bombardier venture.

    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 21:40:39 -0400
  • Kenyan election head: No guarantee vote will be free and fair

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    By Duncan Miriri and Katharine Houreld NAIROBI (Reuters) - The head of Kenya's election commission said on Wednesday he could not guarantee next week's presidential election will be free and fair, citing interference from politicians and threats of violence against his colleagues. Wafula Chebukati's statement came hours after another commission member resigned and left the country, saying she and her staff had been repeatedly threatened. "Ironically, the very people, political leaders, who are supposed to build the nation have become the greatest threat to the peace and stability of the nation," Chebukati told journalists.

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:29:15 -0400
  • The Internet Couldn't Get Enough Of Gucci Mane And Keyshia Ka'oir's Luxurious Wedding

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    Gucci Mane and Keyshia Ka’oir threw the wedding of the year Tuesday night.

    Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:33:43 -0400
  • Toddler Makes Amazing Face On 'Frozen' Ride At Disney World

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    Walt Disney World is a gold mine for epic photos ― especially when it comes to those on-ride shots.

    Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:55:05 -0400
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