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June 07, 2015
11 Days After Florence, South Carolinians Are Bracing For The Worst

11 Days After Florence, South Carolinians Are Bracing For The Worst

Florence exited the U.S. last week after wreaking havoc across swathes of the

Donald Trump's Boastful Comments Draw Laughter At United Nations General Assembly

Donald Trump's Boastful Comments Draw Laughter At United Nations General Assembly

President Donald Trump claimed his administration is one of the most

Do Republicans Think Christine Blasey Ford Is Lying? They Can't Say.

Do Republicans Think Christine Blasey Ford Is Lying? They Can't Say.

WASHINGTON ― Republican leaders are ready to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the

Pompeo to meet Russia's Lavrov amid U.S. concern on  missile sale to Syria

Pompeo to meet Russia's Lavrov amid U.S. concern on missile sale to Syria

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he expected to meet with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in New York as Washington expressed concern at Moscow's plans to supply the S-300 surface-to-air missile system to Syria. "I'm sure Sergei and I will have our time...

Andrea Constand Says Bill Cosby 'Crushed' Her Spirit in Powerful Victim Impact Statement

Andrea Constand Says Bill Cosby 'Crushed' Her Spirit in Powerful Victim Impact Statement

'I wanted to do the right thing, even if it was the most difficult thing I've ever done'

James Woods attacks Twitter for locking his account over retweet of hoax anti-Democrat meme

James Woods attacks Twitter for locking his account over retweet of hoax anti-Democrat meme

Actor James Woods has attacked Twitter after the social media giant locked him out of his account. The Casino and Salvador star was told by the company he had violated the platform’s rules with a tweet sent in July. The post in question featured a hoax meme claiming to come from the Democrats and...

Indonesian teenager rescued after drifting 49 days at sea

Indonesian teenager rescued after drifting 49 days at sea

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian teenager who survived 49 days adrift at sea after the wooden fish trap he was employed to mind slipped its moorings says he ran out of food within a week and survived on fish and seawater he squeezed from his clothing.

Tropical depression could form off coast of Carolinas, bring more rain

Tropical depression could form off coast of Carolinas, bring more rain

Thousands of people continue to be forced to evacuate in the Carolinas due to rising rivers after Hurricane Florence -- and more rain is on the way Tuesday.

Six Flags St. Louis Challenges You To Stay In A Coffin For 30 Hours

Six Flags St. Louis Challenges You To Stay In A Coffin For 30 Hours

Who hasn't at one time in their life considered lying in a coffin for an

Donald Trump's New Presidential Cadillac Limo Steps Out

Donald Trump's New Presidential Cadillac Limo Steps Out

First look at the new version of Donald Trump's presidential limousine, nicknamed the Beast, on duty in New York City.

Brett Kavanaugh Still Has A Lifetime Judgeship If He Doesn't Get On The Supreme Court

Brett Kavanaugh Still Has A Lifetime Judgeship If He Doesn't Get On The Supreme Court

If Brett Kavanaugh doesn't reach the Supreme Court because of sexual assault

Mattis dismisses Iran's revenge threat as tensions climb after attack

Mattis dismisses Iran's revenge threat as tensions climb after attack

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday the attackers who killed 25 people at a military parade had been paid by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, and that Iran would "severely punish" those behind the bloodshed. The deputy head of Iran's...

As Cosby Sentencing Unfolds, Pennsylvanians Demand Accountability For Sexual Abuse

As Cosby Sentencing Unfolds, Pennsylvanians Demand Accountability For Sexual Abuse

Sexual abusers faced a reckoning on Monday in Pennsylvania ― whether they were

GE shares at 9-year low amid latest power woes

GE shares at 9-year low amid latest power woes

Shares of General Electric fell again on Tuesday, adding to losses following the company's latest woes in its slumping power division. The industrial conglomerate, which was bumped from the prestigious Dow index in June, fell 2.5 percent in late-morning trading to $11.45.

Maldives' president concedes loss to opposition candidate

Maldives' president concedes loss to opposition candidate

MALE, Maldives (AP) — Maldives strongman President Yameen Abdul Gayoom conceded that he lost Sunday's election to his challenger, longtime lawmaker Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, in a speech broadcast live on television Monday.

Turkey orders 61 soldiers detained for suspected Gulen links: media

Turkey orders 61 soldiers detained for suspected Gulen links: media

Turkish authorities ordered the arrest of 61 soldiers from the navy and land forces, including senior officers, for suspected links to a U.S.-based cleric who Ankara says orchestrated a 2016 failed coup, state media said on Monday. Eighteen of those ordered detained were on active duty, Anadolu...

'Waste Land' — 67 Superfund sites across 45 states

'Waste Land' — 67 Superfund sites across 45 states

With the support of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1985, American photographer David T. Hanson traveled to 67 Superfund sites across 45 states that represented a cross section of industries whose practices have decimated the environment. Now, the full series has been published for the first time in...

Eerie images showcase the hidden abandoned beauty of de facto republic

Eerie images showcase the hidden abandoned beauty of de facto republic

These images show eerily beautiful scenes of abandonment captured by British photographer James Kerwin in Abkhazia on the Black Sea.

It Only Takes Two Republicans To End This Kavanaugh Fiasco

It Only Takes Two Republicans To End This Kavanaugh Fiasco

At any other time, and under any other president and party leadership, Brett

New Zealand's 'First Baby' Neve makes history with United Nations debut alongside Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand's 'First Baby' Neve makes history with United Nations debut alongside Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand’s so-called “First Baby” - the three-month-old daughter of prime minister Jacinda Ardern - has made her debut on the international political stage, appearing at a peace summit at the United Nations with her mother. Ms Ardern kissed Neve Te Aroha before addressing the summit, during...

Man Walks Into Police Station, Confesses to Killing Connecticut Jogger in 2014: Cops

Man Walks Into Police Station, Confesses to Killing Connecticut Jogger in 2014: Cops

William Winters Leverett, a registered sex offender, told Simsbury police he fatally stabbed insurance executive Melissa Millan.

Iran points finger at US allies over deadly attack

Iran points finger at US allies over deadly attack

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday pointed blame at Arab separatists for a deadly attack on a military parade and accused an unnamed US-backed Gulf state of supporting them. Tehran also summoned diplomats from Denmark, the Netherlands and Britain for allegedly hosting members of the group...

10 days after Hurricane Florence, fresh chaos in S. Carolina

10 days after Hurricane Florence, fresh chaos in S. Carolina

YAUHANNAH, S.C. (AP) — More than a week ago, pastor Willie Lowrimore and some of his congregants stacked sandbags around their South Carolina church to protect it from the fury of Hurricane Florence.

Saudi Arabia rejects Iran's claim it backed parade attack

Saudi Arabia rejects Iran's claim it backed parade attack

Saudi Arabia denied it had backed the gunmen who killed 25 people at a military parade in southwestern Iran over the weekend, almost half of them Revolutionary Guards, the Saudi state news agency reported on Tuesday. "Saudi Arabia rejects and condemns the false accusations that Iranian...

U.S. judge orders federal protection restored to Yellowstone grizzlies

U.S. judge orders federal protection restored to Yellowstone grizzlies

A federal judge on Monday ordered Endangered Species Act protections restored to grizzlies in and around Yellowstone National Park, halting plans for the first licensed trophy hunts of the bears in the region in more than 40 years. U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen in Missoula, Montana, sided...

Philadelphia Flyers Get New Mascot, And Twitter Users Say 'What The Puck?'

Philadelphia Flyers Get New Mascot, And Twitter Users Say 'What The Puck?'

The Philadelphia Flyers hockey team has a new mascot, but its bizarre

Miner Barrick agrees to buy Randgold to create $18bn gold giant

Miner Barrick agrees to buy Randgold to create $18bn gold giant

Canadian mining giant Barrick Gold agreed Monday to buy Africa-focused rival Randgold Resources to create a global industry champion worth $18.3 billion. The blockbuster all-share deal was described as a merger but is effectively a takeover because Barrick investors will own a majority...

Brett Kavanaugh And The Men Who Say Nothing

Brett Kavanaugh And The Men Who Say Nothing

Brett Kavanaugh, the embattled Supreme Court nominee facing multiple

UN General Assembly erupts in laughter during Trump’s speech

UN General Assembly erupts in laughter during Trump’s speech

The UN General Assembly erupts in laughter after President Trump boasts about his administration's progress.

Dallas police officer who shot neighbor fired by department

Dallas police officer who shot neighbor fired by department

DALLAS (AP) — A white Dallas police officer who fatally shot her black neighbor inside his own apartment was fired Monday, the same day the man was being buried in his Caribbean homeland.

Syria faces perpetual war unless Russia extends ceasefire, France warns

Syria faces perpetual war unless Russia extends ceasefire, France warns

France has warned Syria faces a future of perpetual war unless Russia agrees to turn the one-month ceasefire in Idlib into a wider UN-endorsed political agreement. The French foreign minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, issued the warning at the start of a week of summit meetings at the UN general...

Barrett-Jackson to Auction Vehicles from the Burt Reynolds Collection

Barrett-Jackson to Auction Vehicles from the Burt Reynolds Collection

Yes, there's a black and gold Trans Am among them,

Mattis dismisses Iran revenge threat, says U.S. not in attack

Mattis dismisses Iran revenge threat, says U.S. not in attack

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Monday dismissed Iran's threats of revenge against those behind Saturday's deadly attack on a military parade in southwestern Iran and said it was "ludicrous" for Tehran to allege U.S. involvement. Asked whether...

Gilead to launch generic versions of its hepatitis drugs

Gilead to launch generic versions of its hepatitis drugs

(Reuters) - Gilead Sciences Inc said on Monday it plans to launch generic versions of its hepatitis C drugs in the United States, at a time when regulators are looking to lower healthcare costs. The drugmaker's generic version of drugs such as Harvoni and Epclusa, which raked in combined...

Pit bull hit by car on Long Island may have saved child

Pit bull hit by car on Long Island may have saved child

Jayden, 12, said the driver blew through a stop sign, dodged a parked car and then hit his dog, Niko. Jayden believes Niko protected him by getting between him and the car.

Republican Senators Hire A Woman To Question Christine Blasey Ford

Republican Senators Hire A Woman To Question Christine Blasey Ford

Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee said Tuesday they will not be

Rod Rosenstein Attends White House Meeting As Job Is Reportedly In Jeopardy

Rod Rosenstein Attends White House Meeting As Job Is Reportedly In Jeopardy

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who was overseeing special counsel

Conservationists slam Australia shark policy as more killed

Conservationists slam Australia shark policy as more killed

Conservationists on Monday slammed the baiting and killing of sharks at a popular Great Barrier Reef tourist spot after two swimmers were attacked, saying the policy was brutal and indiscriminate. Queensland state authorities deployed drumlines -- which use baited hooks to catch the predators --...

Bill Cosby Faces Sentencing in Sexual Assault Case

Bill Cosby Faces Sentencing in Sexual Assault Case

The 81-year-old was convicted in April of drugging and molesting Andrea Constand in 2004.

Turkey promises 'safe zones' in Kurdish-held parts of Syria

Turkey promises 'safe zones' in Kurdish-held parts of Syria

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey said Sunday it would take steps to create "safe zones" across northern Syria, including in areas held by Syrian Kurdish fighters who are allied with the United States but who Ankara views as terrorists.

Venezuela's Maduro accuses Chile, Colombia, Mexico of helping drone attack

Venezuela's Maduro accuses Chile, Colombia, Mexico of helping drone attack

Venezuela's socialist president Nicolas Maduro accused the right-wing governments of Chile, Colombia and Mexico on Monday of helping "terrorists" who tried to kill him during a drone attack in early August. The three countries refuted Venezuela's accusations that they were...

The 2019 Subaru Forester Goes for Mass Appeal

The 2019 Subaru Forester Goes for Mass Appeal

As we type this, Subaru is chasing its 82nd consecutive month of year-over-year sales growth. This comes as no surprise to those of us who live and work in Car and Driver’s hometown of Ann Arbor, Michigan, where it seems that every other car is an Outback. A brand name that once conjured images...

6 Reasons You're Getting a Smaller Social Security Check

6 Reasons You're Getting a Smaller Social Security Check

Most workers are eligible to create a my Social Security account and get a personalized estimate of their future Social Security payments at various ages. Here's why you might get a reduced Social Security benefit in retirement. Your Social Security statement provides as estimate of how much...

Duke says its data show no harm from flooded coal ash dump

Duke says its data show no harm from flooded coal ash dump

Duke Energy said Monday that results from water samples collected downstream of a flooded North Carolina coal ash dump show no negative impacts to the Cape Fear River.

Ford executive says may boost production in China to avoid tariffs

Ford executive says may boost production in China to avoid tariffs

Ford is looking at speeding up plans to build more Lincoln models in Chinese plants amid the growing trade war with the United States that has made US exports less attractive, a senior executive said Monday. Joseph Hinrichs, Ford's executive vice president for global operations, said he did...

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