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  • ‘American democracy is under attack’: Sanders urges vigilance against Trump’s ‘authoritarianism’

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    Bernie Sanders delivered his scathing critique of the Trump administration in a speech discussing the threat of authoritarianism in the U.S. and elsewhere.

    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:05:36 -0400
  • Police Shooting Mistrial Ignites Nationwide Protests

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    The jury was deadlocked in the trial of the former Cincinnati police officer charged with killing an unarmed black driver during a traffic stop.

    Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400
  • JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing in South Carolina

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    Passengers and crew noticed smoke halfway through the flight, leading to an emergency landing in Charleston.

    Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400
  • Mourners remember U.S. student held prisoner by North Korea

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    Thousands of friends and family members gathered in suburban Cincinnati on Thursday to say goodbye to an American student who died days after returning to the United States in a coma following 17 months in captivity in North Korea. Otto Warmbier, 22, was arrested in the reclusive communist country while visiting as a tourist. Some 2,500 mourners attended a Thursday morning memorial at Wyoming High School.

    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:21:03 -0400
  • US special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan quits post

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    Washington's special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan stepped down on Friday, just as the United States is preparing to send thousands more troops to the region. A senior State Department official told AFP that acting special representative Laurel Miller left the post without a replacement being named. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Miller is returning to a position at the Rand Corporation and that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has not yet decided what to do with post.

    Sat, 24 Jun 2017 01:39:51 -0400
  • 24 Sweet and Spooky Halloween Desserts

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    Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:59:33 -0400
  • The Latest: Lawyer for Manson follower blasts parole denial

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    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the parole hearing for Patricia Krenwinkel, a follower of cult leader Charles Manson (all times local):

    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:12:35 -0400
  • Crash that killed teenage siblings so horrific emergency responder went into cardiac arrest

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    An emergency response volunteer went into cardiac arrest while helping to remove bodies from the scene of a “horrific” car accident in which two teenage siblings and a 70-year-old man were killed. Eric Neibaur, 15, and his 13-year-old sister Lauren Neibaur died when their pick-up truck collided with Jay Lanningham’s vehicle on a major road in the US state of Idaho. Police said a member of the local search and rescue unit had to be revived with a portable defibrillator after his heart stopped at the scene of the crash, reported the Idaho State Journal.

    Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:03:54 -0400
  • Panda mania hits Germany as China's cuddly envoys arrive

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    Germany was bracing for panda mania as furry ambassadors arrive from China on Saturday, destined for a new life as stars of Berlin's premier zoo. The pair, named Meng Meng and Jiao Qing, will be jetting in on a special Lufthansa cargo plane, accompanied by two Chinese panda specialists, the Berlin Zoo's chief vet and a tonne of bamboo. Berlin's mayor, China's ambassador to Germany and a gaggle of journalists will greet the VIPs as LH8415 pulls to a stop on the tarmac of Schoenefeld airport.

    Sat, 24 Jun 2017 04:55:15 -0400
  • GOP health care bill explained

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    Yahoo News and Finance Anchor Bianna Golodryga explains what you need to know about the health care bill released by Senate Republicans aiming to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:53:45 -0400
  • In just a year, Republicans became far more skeptical of claims of racism

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    Only 32 percent of Republicans in 2016 said they believe African-Americans face “a lot of discrimination,” a significant drop from just a year earlier.

    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:29:12 -0400
  • Judge: Another Mistrial in Case Against Former Officer in Deadly Ohio Shooting

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    A mistrial was declared Friday in the retrial of former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing, who was accused of murder and manslaughter in the 2015 shooting death of Samuel DuBose, an unarmed black motorist.

    Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:36:45 -0400
  • Trump vs. Medicaid

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    Despite repeated campaign promises not to cut Medcaid, Trump supports the Senate health care bill, which one GOP senator said cuts health care for "tens of millions."

    Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:16:23 -0400
  • Female Japan politician resigns after attacking male aide

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    Mayuko Toyota, a 42-year-old Harvard graduate and up-and-coming member of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), can be heard screaming at the unnamed aide, saying he should die as she mocked his thinning hair. "Don't damage my reputation anymore," Toyota screams, apparently in response to a mistake she claims the man had made. Major Japanese media, including public broadcaster NHK, named Toyota as the woman heard on the tape.

    Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:12:45 -0400
  • Arab states issue ultimatum to Qatar: close Jazeera, curb ties with Iran

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    By William Maclean, Rania El Gamal and Tom Finn DUBAI/DOHA (Reuters) - Four Arab states that imposed a boycott on Qatar have issued an ultimatum to Doha to close Al Jazeera television, curb ties with Iran, shut a Turkish base and pay reparations, demands so far reaching it would appear to be hard for Doha to comply. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have sent a 13-point list of demands apparently aimed at dismantling their tiny but wealthy neighbor's two-decade-old interventionist foreign policy which has incensed them. A Qatari government spokesman said Doha was reviewing the list of demands and that a formal response would be made by the foreign ministry and delivered to Kuwait, but added that the demands were not reasonable or actionable.

    Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:13:42 -0400
  • 2 in Thunderbirds jet accident in Ohio in good condition

    CINCINNATI (AP) — A Thunderbirds Air Force jet went off a runway and overturned Friday during preparations for an Ohio air show, injuring the pilot and causing a performance to be canceled.

    Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:18:55 -0400
  • Conjoined McDonald Twins Surgeons Reflect On Separating Babies

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    "The one thing we knew was to expect the unknown."

    Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:58:34 -0400
  • Americans and guns: It's complicated

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    ATLANTA (AP) — Americans have long had a complex relationship with guns.

    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:30:40 -0400
  • US Navy to hold Japan memorial for sailors killed in crash

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    The US navy said Friday it will hold a memorial ceremony for seven sailors killed when their destroyer collided with a container ship off Japan's coast last weekend. The service will be held on Tuesday at the naval base in Yokosuka, southwest of Tokyo, where the badly damaged destroyer USS Fitzgerald is based, a navy spokeswoman said. The sailors' relatives, US military officials and some 300 crew members of the guided-missile warship will join the private event, she added, without releasing other details.

    Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:27:13 -0400
  • Black off-duty cop shot by colleague while responding to car crash

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    A complex situation involving a car crash and three sets of police led to the shooting of a black officer by a white one in St. Louis.

    Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:52:30 -0400
  • Vladimir Putin ordered Russian hackers to help elect Donald Trump, says explosive new report

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    A new report indicates that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered election hacking to help elect Donald Trump. Mr Putin’s direct involvement in the effort to undermine the US election systems was disclosed to former President Barack Obama in August, just months before the election that saw a surprise victory for Mr Trump, according to a Washington Post investigation into the Obama administration’s internal deliberations on how to handle the meddling. The Russian president had ordered the attacks in order to defeat, or at least damage, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

    Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:14:00 -0400
  • China's Xi visit to Hong Kong confirmed: report

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    President Xi Jinping will come to Hong Kong next week to mark 20 years since the city was handed back to China by Britain, local media said, in a visit that will be incendiary to activists. Although widely expected, officials have not so far said whether Xi will make the trip, his first to Hong Kong since becoming president in 2013. The South China Morning Post reported for the first time Friday that Xi's visit had been "confirmed", citing unnamed sources with knowledge of the visit.

    Fri, 23 Jun 2017 02:10:56 -0400
  • Anger in Mosul as Islamic State destroys historic mosque

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    By Kawa Omar and Ahmed Rasheed MOSUL/BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) - The leaning al-Hadba minaret that towered over Mosul for 850 years lay in ruins on Thursday, demolished by retreating Islamic State militants, but Iraq's prime minister said the act marked their final defeat in the city. "In the early morning, I climbed up to the roof of my house and was stunned to see the Hadba minaret had gone," Nashwan, a day-laborer who lives near the mosque, said by phone. The demolition came on Wednesday night as Iraqi forces closed in on the mosque, which carried enormous symbolic importance for Islamic State (IS).

    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:31:57 -0400
  • Here’s Why That Harley/Ducati Rumor is BS

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    Here’s Why That Harley/Ducati Rumor is BS Combination of brands could be successful but is unlikely to ever occur On Wednesday we posted a story about rumors that Harley-Davidson may be interested in purchasing Italian brand Ducati , the latter being the

    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:13:38 -0400
  • Michelle Carter Spotted First Time In Public After Guilty Verdict

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    Photos of the 20-year-old Massachusetts woman, who encouraged her boyfriend to kill himself, were posted by Daily Mail on Thursday.

    Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:11:37 -0400
  • Rolling sequoia: Idaho tree tied to John Muir set for move

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    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Not very often does a 10-story-tall, 800,000-pound landmark change locations. Especially one that's alive.

    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:09:03 -0400
  • LAPD Officer, 31, Arrested for Alleged Sexual Relationship With 15-Year-Old Cadet: Cops

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    LAPD Officer Robert Cain was arrested for having an alleged sexual tryst with a 15-year-old female cadet, who was also arrested last week.

    Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:32:00 -0400
  • Think of all the amazing things you can do with Philips’ Alexa-enabled Hue Lightstrips

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    Philips Hue is obviously the premiere name in smart lighting solutions. Philips was one of the earliest companies to dive head first into the connected lighting market, and it remains one of the top names to this day. Everyone knows about Philips’ standard Hue bulbs, but the company makes a bunch of different products. One thing you definitely need to check out if you haven’t already is the 2nd-Generation Philips 800276 Hue Lightstrip Plus, which is discounted right now on Amazon. In terms of smarts, the Lightstrip is controlled in exactly the same way as Philips’ other bulbs. It’s a strip of LEDs though, so you can do all sorts of creative things with it. Here are some key details from the product page: Works with Amazon Alexa to support dimming, shades of white, and color settings through voice control (hub required, Alexa device and Philips hub sold separately) Enjoy light effects synced to our music and extend you TV experience to the whole room, or lift your gaming experience to the next level Place under furniture or kitchen cabinets, into coves or highlight architectural features with indirect light If you’re looking for a less expensive option and you don’t need Alexa, check out the Alanda 16.4 ft LED Rope Light. In fact, you can couple it with an Alexa-enabled smart plug and still save money, though you won’t get the same range of functionality and compatibility as you would with the Hue Lightstrip.

    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:53:09 -0400
  • Inmates Describe Torture In Secret Prisons In Yemen

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    “We could hear the screams,” said a former inmate.

    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:26:14 -0400
  • Donald Trump says he is willing to negotiate with Republican senators to pass controversial healthcare bill

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    Donald Trump has signalled that he is willing to work with four Republican senators who have said they’re “not ready to vote” for the Senate’s Obamacare repeal and replacement bill. Hours after the measure was unveiled to Congress, Rand Paul of Kentucky, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah said in a joint statement that they were not ready to vote in favour of the legislation. Mr Trump acknowledged in an interview with Fox News that a lack of support from the four Republicans leaves the party's overhaul of former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare policy on a “very, very narrow path” to victory.

    Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:16:00 -0400
  • Egypt tycoon jailed for diva murder freed after presidential pardon

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    An Egyptian real estate tycoon jailed for the murder of a Lebanese pop diva was freed Friday as part of a presidential pardon for hundreds of detainees, security officials said. State television said President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi pardoned a total of 502 prisoners to mark Eid al-Fitr holiday at the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. Hisham Talaat Moustafa, who was sentenced to 15 years in jail in 2010 for the murder of Suzanne Tamim, was among those pardoned on health grounds, an interior ministry official told AFP.

    Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:19:00 -0400
  • Pakistan says Indian man admits spying, India dismisses it as farce

    ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - An Indian citizen sentenced to death for spying in Pakistan has admitted espionage and filed a mercy petition with the chief of army staff, the Pakistan military said on Thursday, a statement India dismissed as a farce. Former Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav was arrested last year in Pakistan's southwestern province of Baluchistan, the site of a long-running conflict between the Pakistan military and separatist insurgents.

    Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:10:21 -0400
  • 33 Pasta Salads That Will Kill At Your Next Cookout

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    Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:54:11 -0400
  • Everything We Know About the New Bronco and Ranger

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    Ford promises a new small pickup truck and a return of the legendary Bronco name. Here's what to expect.

    Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:08:49 -0400
  • Employer: Bear hyper-aggressive against newlywed, co-worker

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A hyper-aggressive black bear moved back and forth between two women in a ferocious attack earlier this week that left a newlywed dead and her co-worker injured in a remote area of Alaska, their employer said Thursday.

    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:14:12 -0400
  • The Best Ratcheting Screwdrivers

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    Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:58:50 -0400
  • Suspect in Michigan airport stabbing attempted to buy gun before attack

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    The man charged with stabbing an airport police officer in Michigan unsuccessfully attempted to purchase a gun before the attack, which is being investigated as an act of terrorism, federal officials said on Thursday. The suspect, Amor Ftouhi, 49, of Quebec, Canada, has been charged in federal court with violence at an international airport for stabbing Jeff Neville, an officer at the Bishop International Airport in Flint, in the neck on Wednesday.

    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:36:50 -0400
  • Sarah Huckabee Sanders Leads Off-Camera White House Briefing

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    Will she take Spicer's job?

    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:41:41 -0400
  • Barack Obama received 'intelligence bombshell' on Russian hacking plans, investigators report

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    Barack Obama received an “intelligence bombshell” from the CIA to warn him of a hacking campaign led by Vladimir Putin to help Donald Trump win the US election, it has been reported. The Russian president had given specific instructions on the operation’s objectives to defeat Democratic candidate Hilary Clinton, and help get her opponent elected, the Washington Post revealed in a special report. Citing interviews with current and former senior US officials, the newspaper detailed how the Obama administration allegedly considered retaliating against Putin by releasing intelligence on him, and planting “cyber weapons” in Russia’s infrastructure to destroy its economy.

    Sat, 24 Jun 2017 04:49:00 -0400
  • 'Pizzagate' gunman in DC sentenced to 4 years in prison

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — An online conspiracy theory dubbed "pizzagate" ended Thursday with real-world consequences when a North Carolina man was sentenced to prison for arming himself with an assault rifle, traveling to the nation's capital and firing his weapon inside a neighborhood pizza restaurant.

    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:04:49 -0400
  • Syria regime penetrates IS-held eastern province: monitor

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    Syrian regime forces on Friday broke into the eastern Deir Ezzor province for the first time since 2014, a monitor said, after seizing territory from Islamic State group jihadists. Government forces control part of Deir Ezzor city and the adjacent military airport, but IS holds the vast desert province and most of the provincial capital. "Backed by Iranian, Lebanese and Iraqi fighters, the Syrian army entered Deir Ezzor province from the southeast, near the Iraqi border," said Rami Abdel Rahman, who heads the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

    Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:32:13 -0400
  • After 2 Deaths, Millionaire Pressured to End Search for Hidden $2 Million Treasure

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    Forest Fenn claims the deaths of two people who were hunting for the $2 million in gold are not his fault.

    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:52:00 -0400
  • Casey Anthony’s Parents Counter Sue Over Family Home Foreclosure

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    Caylee Anthony lived with her mother and grandparents at the home at the time of her death in 2008.

    Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:29:05 -0400
  • States won't rush approval of Yellowstone grizzly hunts

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on removing Yellowstone region grizzly bears from federal protections (all times local):

    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:26:15 -0400
  • The Most (and Least) Satisfying Tire Retailers

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    Consumer Reports has no relationship with any advertisers on this website. You can buy car tires at a wide range of vendors, from big-box stores to web-based businesses. And while the tires thems...

    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:59:49 -0400
  • Appeals court overturns conviction of 'Making a Murderer' inmate

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    A three-judge panel of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled 2-1 to uphold a federal judge's ruling last year that overturned Dassey's conviction for a 2005 murder. Magistrate Judge William Duffin had ruled in August that the conviction was based on a coerced confession that Dassey, now 27, gave as a 16-year-old with a learning disability. Duffin ordered Dassey freed in November, but his release was halted while Wisconsin authorities appealed the decision.

    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:31:25 -0400
  • News outlets 'banned from filming' Jared Kushner during visit to Israel

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    Journalists were ordered not to photograph Jared Kushner while he is in Israel on a quick visit trying to broker a peace deal for father-in-law Donald Trump. It is unclear at this time who gave the order, but reports indicate that an Associated Press cameraman was prevented from filming Mr Kushner's arrival at the office of Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu. Another cameraman was told to delete the memory card in his camera, which reportedly contained images of Mr Kushner's arrival and from Mr Netanyahu's office.

    Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:28:38 -0400
  • Minnesota police officer's brutal arrest of driver was 'disturbing', ACLU says

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    A Minnesota arrest in which a driver was dragged from his vehicle and repeatedly punched and kneed by a police officer was a “disturbing and completely unnecessary” example of an excessive use of force, the state ACLU has said. Video recently obtained by the Minnesota chapter of the ACLU shows Buffalo Ridge drug taskforce agent Joe Joswiak initiating a traffic stop with his gun leveled at the driver’s seat of the vehicle, shouting expletives at the driver, and violently removing him from the vehicle – seemingly before he had a chance to comply with the officer’s commands.

    Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:19:57 -0400
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