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  • Taliban overrun Afghan army base, kill 17 troops news

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban overran a remote base in northern Afghanistan, killing 17 soldiers, as Afghan forces battled the insurgents for the fifth straight day in the eastern city of Ghazni on Tuesday, trying to flush them out of the city's outskirts, officials said.

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:10:15 -0400
  • Paul Manafort's defense rests without presenting evidence news

    The trial of President Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort is coming to a quieter than expected end.

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:47:54 -0400
  • Stranded Parrot 'Turns Air Blue' Cursing Out Firefighter During Rescue Attempt news

    Jessie the parrot was decidedly unimpressed when a firefighter came to rescue

    Wed, 15 Aug 2018 06:13:13 -0400
  • Owners of Recalled 2019 Subaru Ascent SUVs to Get Brand-New Vehicles news

    Subaru has recalled 293 of its 2019 Ascent SUVs because they may be missing key spot welds on the B-pillar, which holds the second-row door hinges, according to the National Highway Traffic Safet...

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:12:56 -0400
  • Deadly bridge collapse in Genoa, Italy

    Rescuers hunted for survivors among huge chunks of debris on Wednesday after a bridge collapse that killed 39, as furious government ministers rounded on the viaduct's operator, saying it should pay fines and compensation and lose its concession.

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:12:49 -0400
  • U.S. and Mexico to set up joint team to fight drug cartels news

    The announcement of a fresh effort at co-operation on security issues comes at a time of strained relations between the two neighboring countries and around four months before President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, a left-leaning nationalist, is due to take power in Mexico. Lopez Obrador has vowed to shake up Mexico's war on drug cartels and wants to rewrite the rules, aides have said, suggesting negotiated peace and amnesties rather than a hardline strategy that critics say has only perpetuated violence. "We are sure the next president of the republic will be willing to collaborate in the fight against organized crime," Felipe de Jesus Munoz Vazquez, Mexico's deputy attorney general for the specialized investigation of federal crimes unit, told a joint U.S.-Mexican news conference in Chicago.

    Wed, 15 Aug 2018 18:09:50 -0400
  • AP NewsBreak: Pilot who crashed his own home had hangar code news

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man who died when he flew a plane into his own house after he had been arrested for assaulting his wife had full access to his employer's plane because he had earned the firm's trust, the president of the Utah company said Tuesday.

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:31:56 -0400
  • Heroic Father Suffers Severe Injuries While Trying to Save Son From Balcony Fall news

    The father and son both fell over the railing.

    Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:39:00 -0400
  • Florida Declares State Of Emergency As Red Tide Spreads news

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) declared a state of emergency on Monday as a

    Wed, 15 Aug 2018 05:41:21 -0400
  • Sen. Bernie Sanders Wins Vermont Democratic Primary, but Is Expected to Turn It Down news

    Under Vermont law he cannot appear on the November ballot as both a Democrat and an independent

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:33:31 -0400
  • Two US Ospreys make emergency landings in Japan: media news

    Two US military Osprey aircraft made separate emergency landings at airports on Japanese islands on Tuesday, with no injuries or damage reported, local media said. The other Osprey made an emergency landing further south at the US Kadena Air Base in Okinawa Friday afternoon, Kyodo said, quoting government sources. The Osprey, a hybrid helicopter-turboprop with a chequered safety record, has two engines positioned on fixed wingtips that allow it to land and take off vertically.

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:16:12 -0400
  • The Latest: Crowd protests death penalty at Nebraska Capitol news

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on Nebraska's first execution since 1997 (all times local):

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:42:50 -0400
  • Is Ford's 10 Millionth Mustang Really Number 10 Million? news

    We get the lowdown on how the Blue Oval counts its cars.

    Wed, 15 Aug 2018 17:22:38 -0400
  • Ford to invest $740 million in Detroit train station, city development project news

    Ford aims to turn the building into a campus of offices for up to 5,000 tech workers and software engineers focused on self-driving vehicles and ancillary technologies and services. The second largest U.S. automaker based in Dearborn, Michigan, about 10 miles from Detroit, announced the project in June, but had not previously disclosed costs until a community meeting on Tuesday. The company said Tuesday in a statement it is "working with federal, state and local economic development groups and officials, seeking at least $250 million in tax or other incentives to support the development of the five Corktown sites Ford has purchased." Ford said total investment in the development of the train station and developing 45 acres of vacant land will cost approximately $740 million over the next four years.

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:11:47 -0400
  • Five Reasons for the Global Pushback on New Iran Sanctions news

    From stable oil prices to avoiding war, the deal was working and Washington will not get a better one.

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:57:00 -0400
  • ICE takes into custody defendant in New Mexico compound case news

    TAOS, N.M. (AP) — A judge's decision to allow the release of an extended family accused of child abuse at a ramshackle desert compound in New Mexico prompted a political uproar Tuesday by prominent Republican lawmakers.

    Wed, 15 Aug 2018 02:21:04 -0400
  • Qatar's emir heads to Turkey for talks with Erdogan news

    Qatar's emir headed to Turkey on Wednesday for talks with President Tayyip Erdogan who is dealing with a collapse of the lira currency and deteriorating relations with the United States. Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and Erdogan are expected to discuss "means of strengthening the existing strategic cooperation between the two countries in various fields", the state news agency QNA reported. Turkey and Qatar have traditionally maintained good ties and Ankara stood by Doha after Saudi Arabia and other Arab states severed diplomatic, trade and travel ties with Qatar last year, accusing it of financing terrorism, a charge Doha denies.

    Wed, 15 Aug 2018 04:59:17 -0400
  • Water rescues, flooded roads as flash floods overtake parts of Delaware Valley news

    Heavy rain has caused roads to flood all across the Delaware Valley resulting in cars getting stuck, people being rescued, and streets to shut down.

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 06:19:46 -0400
  • Randy Bryce Wins Wisconsin's Democratic Primary In Race For Paul Ryan's House Seat news

    Randy Bryce, a union ironworker turned progressive rockstar, won the

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 22:11:03 -0400
  • Man Caught on Camera Spanking Hippo at California Zoo news

    Police said the intruder could face charges of trespassing.

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:01:10 -0400
  • Nigerian soldiers protest as Boko Haram attacks surge news

    Disillusioned and exhausted, Nigerian troops battling a surge in Boko Haram jihadist attacks have reached breaking point, protesting less than six months before presidential polls. The Nigerian army dismissed it as a "misunderstanding", but on Sunday hundreds of soldiers protested in the airport of Maiduguri, the capital of restive northeast Borno state, for several hours, shooting into the air and disrupting flights. "We should not have been here for more than a year but this is our fourth year and still they are asking us to move to Marte," one of the protesting soldiers told AFP on condition of anonymity.

    Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:41:53 -0400
  • Keith Ellison Wins Minnesota Attorney General Primary While Facing Abuse Accusations news

    Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) won the Democratic primary for Minnesota attorney

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 22:20:48 -0400
  • Pilot killed in small plane crash identified as Disney employee news

    A Disney Imagineer, who programmed theme park rides all around the world, was killed in a small plane crash.

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:40:23 -0400
  • Omarosa tweet raises the question: What is it about Trump and dogs? news

    Among the enemies, rivals and random targets he has compared to a dog are Mitt Romney (“he choked like a dog”) Ted Cruz (he “lies like a dog”) and conservative writer Brent Bozell (came “begging for money like a dog”).

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:25:57 -0400
  • Official: Venezuelan general arrested in assassination plot news

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The investigation into an assassination attempt on Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro using drones has widened to include the arrest of two high-ranking military officers, the nation's top prosecutor said Tuesday.

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:57:26 -0400
  • Cosmos Bank loses $13.5 million in cyber attack news

    Cyber criminals hacked the systems of India's Cosmos Bank and siphoned off nearly 944 million rupees ($13.5 million) through simultaneous withdrawals across 28 countries over the weekend, the bank has told police. The co-operative bank said unidentified hackers stole customer information through a malware attack on its automated teller machine (ATM) server, withdrawing 805 million rupees in 14,849 transactions in just over two hours on Aug. 11, mainly overseas. Apart from the ATM withdrawals, the hackers transferred 139 million rupees to a Hong Kong-based company's account by issuing three unauthorised transactions over the SWIFT global payments network, the bank said in a police complaint, a copy of which was seen by Reuters.

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:40:26 -0400
  • Lightning storms mass over California, Oregon as wildfires blaze news

    The clouds carried little rain and offered little chance of a break from the bone-dry conditions plaguing the region, the National Weather Service said. Elsewhere, crews made slow but steady progress against wildfires including one, called the Mendocino Complex, which has become largest in California's history and killed one firefighter from Utah on Monday. Emergency crews had managed to set up containment lines around almost two thirds the fire which has raged through the southern end of the Mendocino National Forest, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) said.

    Wed, 15 Aug 2018 05:45:01 -0400
  • See How The Ford Ranger's Price Stacks Up To Competitors news

    Ford's new midsize pickup looks to be a serious contender against the Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon, Nissan Frontier, and Toyota Tacoma.

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:06:38 -0400
  • Swimmer Suffers Puncture Wounds in Shark Attack on Cape Cod news

    A 61-year-old man suffered puncture wounds to his torso and legs as he was attacked by a shark in Cape Cod

    Wed, 15 Aug 2018 21:46:48 -0400
  • US blacklists Russian, Chinese companies for breaking North Korea embargo news

    The US Treasury announced sanctions on Russian and Chinese companies Wednesday for violating the economic embargo on North Korea as Washington seeks to maintain pressure on Pyongyang over its nuclear program. The Treasury accused China-based Dalian Sun Moon Star International Logistics Trading Co and its Singapore-based affiliate, SINSMS Pte., of falsifying documents to facilitate shipments of alcohol and cigarettes to North Korea.

    Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:46:02 -0400
  • Planes collide at Chicago O'Hare Airport news

    Two planes collided on the ground at Chicago O’Hare Airport on Wednesday.

    Wed, 15 Aug 2018 19:10:47 -0400
  • 70 Healthy Snacks That Are Way Better Than Anything in a Vending Machine

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    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 07:19:00 -0400
  • Don Lemon Reveals The Sad Reality About Trump's Alleged ‘N-Word’ Tape news

    Former White House aide and reality TV star Omarosa Manigault Newman claims

    Wed, 15 Aug 2018 03:42:35 -0400
  • The Latest: Priest abuse report faults Cardinal Donald Wuerl news

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a grand jury report on clergy abuse in six Pennsylvania Roman Catholic dioceses (all times local):

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:05:44 -0400
  • Freed in Turkey before spy trial, Greek soldiers await flight home news

    Two Greek soldiers facing espionage charges in Turkey are due to fly home early on Wednesday after a provincial court released them, in a ruling Athens said would help to improve strained ties between the two NATO allies. The soldiers crossed into Turkey in March, in what Greece said was an accident while they were following the trail of suspected illegal migrants. The same court ruled for their release on Tuesday after they said in a defense statement they had crossed the border by mistake, state news agency Anadolu said.

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:53:14 -0400
  • Scientists seek new ways to combat Florida's growing 'red tide' news

    Michael Crosby, president and chief executive of the Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, welcomed a red tide emergency order issued this week by Governor Rick Scott, designating more state money for research, cleanup and wildlife rescues. Interest in mitigation technologies has been heightened by a 10-month-long toxic algae bloom off Florida's southwestern coast that has caused mounds of rotting fish to wash up on beaches from Tampa to Naples. The red tide also has been implicated in at least 266 sea turtle strandings and is suspected or determined to have caused 68 manatee deaths so far this year, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission figures.

    Wed, 15 Aug 2018 21:24:39 -0400
  • 2019 Audi RS 5 Sportback First Drive: Adding Allure To The Audi Sport Lineup news

    444 horsepower and five doors makes for the best RS 5 yet.

    Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:00:02 -0400
  • Relative: Family of 7 on vacation died in Oregon collision news

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A family of seven, including five young children, died on a remote Oregon road in a head-on collision on their way to an end-of-summer vacation in Las Vegas, a family member said Wednesday.

    Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:43:30 -0400
  • Japan emperor expresses WWII 'remorse' as PM avoids war shrine news

    Japan's Emperor Akihito on Wednesday expressed "deep remorse" about his nation's wartime acts, as Tokyo marked the 73rd anniversary of the end of World War II. The carefully choreographed annual ceremony is the last Akihito and his wife Empress Michiko will attend before the emperor abdicates in April. It was Akihito's father, war-time emperor Hirohito, who announced his decision to surrender in a radio address on August 15, 1945.

    Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:38:02 -0400
  • Job candidate receives rejection letter saying her name is too ‘ghetto’ news

    A health company is claiming it was hacked after a job applicant received a rejection letter saying that candidates with 'ghetto' names would not be considered for a post. Mantality Health, in Missouri, sent the email to Hermeisha Robinson stating: “Thank you for your interest. Unfortunately, we do not consider candidates that have suggestive 'ghetto' names.

    Thu, 16 Aug 2018 03:25:28 -0400
  • Pininfarina Ferrari Modulo concept to appear at Pebble Beach news

    Pininfarina's space-age Ferrari 512S Modulo prototype will appear at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, making a run on public roads in preparation.

    Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:41:02 -0400
  • Omarosa Fiasco Spotlights Unusual Trump Tactic To Silence White House Aides news

    President Donald Trump appeared to make a startling admission during Monday's

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 07:34:14 -0400
  • Police Focus Search for Missing Student Mollie Tibbetts on 5 Areas in Iowa Town news

    Police also want information on anyone who has unexplained injuries

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 17:09:11 -0400
  • Nebraska executes inmate using powerful opioid fentanyl news

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska carried out its first execution in more than two decades on Tuesday with a drug combination never tried before, including the first use of the powerful opioid fentanyl in a lethal injection.

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 18:50:05 -0400
  • Video highlights annoyances of school drop-off lanes news

    Viral video from author and comedian Susannah B. Lewis parodies frustrations parents go through when dealing with school drop-off lanes.

    Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:50:38 -0400
  • U.S. official warns of more actions against Turkey if pastor not freed news

    The tough message emerged a day after White House national security adviser John Bolton met privately with Turkish ambassador Serdar Kilic about the case of evangelical pastor Andrew Brunson. Bolton warned him that the United States would not give any ground, a senior U.S. official said. The White House official, speaking to Reuters on condition of anonymity, said "nothing has progressed" thus far on the Brunson case.

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:18:06 -0400
  • Car crash outside U.K. Parliament; terrorist suspect arrested

    A car plowed into pedestrians and cyclists near the Houses of Parliament in London during the morning rush hour Tuesday, injuring three people in what police suspect is the latest in a string of attacks in the British capital that used vehicles as weapons.

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:19:24 -0400
  • Which Sports Car Makes the Best Daily Driver? news

    People will tell you performance cars are meant for the weekend. But some sports cars can handle the daily grind.

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:30:00 -0400
  • The Navy Wants Lots of Ship-Killer Missiles to Fight Russia or China news

    As recently as 2016 the Navy’s warships were badly out-gunned by Russian and Chinese ships. In 2018, the U.S. fleet was on the cusp of reversing that dynamic.

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 08:07:00 -0400
  • 10 pieces to pack if you're planning a trip within your trip under $50 news

    From cross-country road trips to intercontinental excursions, it’s not out of

    Wed, 15 Aug 2018 06:01:00 -0400
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