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Beto: ‘I Think There’s a Lot of Wisdom in’ Abolishing Electoral College

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 13:58:41 -0400

Beto O'Rourke endorsed fellow Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren's call for the abolition of the Electoral College during a Tuesday campaign stop in Pennsylvania.“I think there....
Records show special counsel zeroed in on Cohen early on

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 22:47:52 -0400

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of pages of court records made public Tuesday revealed that special counsel Robert Mueller quickly zeroed in on Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal att....
I got into 39 colleges without cheating: What applying to schools looks like in 2019

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 11:49:54 -0400

Jordan Nixon got into 39 colleges without any celebrity parents or $500,000 bribes. But that doesn't mean it wasn't "stressful to say the least."....
Pilot who hitched a ride in cockpit saved doomed Lion Air Boeing 737 Max day before it crashed

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 05:06:06 -0400

As the Lion Air crew fought to control their diving Boeing 737 Max 8, they got help from an unexpected source: an off-duty pilot who happened to be riding in the cockpit. That extra pilot, who was sea....
U.S.-backed forces capture Syria suspects tied to American deaths

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:28:00 -0400

U.S.-backed forces have captured Islamic State fighters tied to a January suicide bombing in Syria that killed four Americans.....
US weather: Thousands flee midwest as three die amid flooding triggered by 'bomb cyclone'

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 13:23:00 -0400

Thousands of people are being forced to leave their homes after a so-called bomb cyclone brought flooding to huge swathes of the American midwest. From Nebraska to Kansas, and Missouri to Illinois, r....
Georgetown University students say Ocasio-Cortez is the face of the Democratic Party

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 06:53:00 -0400

Are Democrats having an identity crisis? CampusReform.org contributor Emma Meshell weighs in.....
'Generation Nazarbayev' jokes, hopes after Kazakh leader resigns

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:04:11 -0400

People under 30 in Kazakhstan have only known one leader -- Nursultan Nazarbayev, who announced his resignation this week after shepherding the country from the Soviet era. "The word 'Nazarbayev' mea....
Stop Politicizing the Christchurch Killings

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:42:17 -0400

As the families of the 50 Muslims gunned down at two New Zealand Mosques on Friday mourned, Senator Fraser Anning of Queensland put out a widely condemned statement that effectively blamed the victims....
Reagan's daughter says he'd be ‘heartbroken’ over state of the country and GOP

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 08:30:51 -0400

“Through Her Eyes” is a weekly half-hour show hosted by human rights activist Zainab Salbi that explores contemporary issues from a female perspective. An author and the daughter of the late Presiden....
Last prosecutor on Michael Flynn case departs Mueller's office

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 18:25:31 -0400

Her departure comes on the heels of reports that another Mueller prosecutor would leave the office in coming days and is sure to be seen as a new indication that the special counsel’s investigation is....
Colleges weigh fate of students with tainted applications

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:23:06 -0400

BOSTON (AP) — In the wake of a massive college bribery scheme, the schools caught in the middle have been left facing a thorny question: What to do about the students who may have been admitted throug....
The Mercedes-Maybach GLS Will Be the Most Expensive Car Built in America

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:20:00 -0400

Mercedes has confirmed plans for an ultra-luxurious Maybach version of the upcoming third-gen GLS.....
Biggest obstacle to passage of Green New Deal? Democratic lawmakers

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:26:40 -0400

Democrats agree that climate change needs to be addressed. Pronto. But they're divided on if Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez' Green New Deal is the answer.....
Photos of the 2020 Bentley Continental GT V8

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 10:53:00 -0400

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Brotherly love at Reliance? India's Mukesh Ambani provides 'support' to brother Anil as debt paid off

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 15:53:33 -0400

India's richest man Mukesh Ambani, who controls oil-to-telecoms powerhouse Reliance Industries that is now worth many times the troubled business group run by his younger brother Anil, appears to have....
Two Palestinians killed by Israeli army in West Bank clashes: health ministry

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 02:04:07 -0400

Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces in clashes near a flashpoint religious site in the occupied West Bank overnight Wednesday, the Palestinian health ministry said. The health ministry sai....
Mesut Ozil sparks new political row over wedding invite for Turkish president

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 10:44:56 -0400

The footballer Mesut Özil has become embroiled in a new political row in Germany over reports he asked Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey’s president, to be guest of honour at his wedding. The Arsenal star ....
NZ premier Ardern vows mosque gunman will face 'full force of law'

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 22:10:35 -0400

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern promised on Tuesday that the man responsible for last week's deadly mosque massacres would face "the full force of the law", as she vowed never to utter his n....
Trump renews attack alleging social media's political bias

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 11:25:38 -0400

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused social media platforms Facebook, YouTube and Twitter of favoring his Democratic opponents over him and his fellow Republicans. "But fear not, we will wi....
Christchurch harbored white supremacists before massacre

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 11:12:07 -0400

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The leafy New Zealand city where a self-proclaimed racist fatally shot 50 people at mosques during Friday prayers is known for its picturesque meandering river and Eng....
3 Things Students Should Know About AP Registration Changes

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 10:09:02 -0400

The College Board, the not-for-profit organization that oversees the Advanced Placement program, recently announced its plans to alter AP registration policies. Since this decision directly affects s....
Jump-seat pilot reportedly saved Boeing Max jet one day before Lion Air crash

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 09:37:15 -0400

Day before a Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed off of Indonesia last year, killing all 189 people aboard, pilots struggled for control of the same aircraft.....
Nebraska underwater: 74 cities, 65 counties declare emergencies as flooding envelops state

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 09:34:42 -0400

Seventy-four cities, 65 counties and four tribal areas in Nebraska declared states of emergency Tuesday as swaths of the Midwest battled flooding rivers.....
U.S. Supreme Court gives Trump victory on immigration detention

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 11:01:51 -0400

The Supreme Court on Tuesday endorsed U.S. government authority to detain immigrants awaiting deportation for any length of time.....
Take 40% off a Nectar mattress and get two free pillows on Amazon — a better deal than on Nectar's site

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:33:19 -0400

Clouds look so comfy, right?As a kid, I was disheartened to find out that clouds are just visible masses of water and don't work like trampolines. As an adult, it's even more disheartening to ....
Novartis Probe Finds No Trace of Payoffs to Greek Officials

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 04:28:03 -0400

Greece is investigating reports of payoffs by Novartis in a high-profile case that implicates two of the country’s former prime ministers and a European Union commissioner. Novartis didn’t receive pr....
Paris police chief sacked after Champs-Elysees rioting

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 17:00:01 -0400

The French government sacked the top police official in Paris on Monday following another weekend of rioting in the capital during "yellow vest" protests which have put President Emmanuel Macron on th....
Trump's likely pick for Pentagon job makes 'trains run on time.' Can he do much more?

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 15:49:06 -0400

Some observers credit Shanahan’s business experience as an asset in the Pentagon.....
NY self-help guru pleads not guilty to child porn charges

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:36:38 -0400

NEW YORK (AP) — The spiritual leader of an upstate New York self-help group pleaded not guilty on Monday to newly filed child pornography charges at a hearing where it became clear that his co-defenda....
Hannity: 2020 Democratic race off to a disastrous, pathetic start

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 21:55:23 -0400

Radical Democrats push socialist agenda; liberal media pundits fawn over Beto O'Rourke.....
'We assume a terror motive': 3 killed on tram in Dutch city of Utrecht; suspect arrested

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 19:42:26 -0400

Three people died in a brazen shooting on a tram in a bustling residential neighborhood in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday.....
Massive fire at Houston petrochemical storage terminal may last two more days

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 13:27:48 -0400

A massive fire at a fuels storage company along the Houston Ship Channel may burn for two more days, an official said on Monday as the blaze spread a plume of black smoke across the city, shutting sch....
New British Airways business class seat features door and lie-flat beds

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:31:17 -0400

British Airways has pulled back the curtain on its new business class seat which features a sliding door for privacy, flat-bed seats, vanity and increased storage space. ....
A week after Ethiopia crash, questions swirl around Boeing

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 21:17:33 -0400

Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft are grounded across the world following the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302, casting a harsh spotlight on the plane's safety certification and the close relationship....
Troops celebrate as US-backed force seizes IS camp in Syria

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 14:03:17 -0400

BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — U.S.-backed Syrian forces on Tuesday seized control of an encampment held by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria, after hundreds of militants surrendered overnight, a spokes....
Never-Trumpers assess his mental health: 'His condition is getting worse'

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:04:18 -0400

The president's 29-tweet Sunday raises eyebrows.....
Utrecht shooting: Turkish-born suspect, 37, arrested after three killed in 'possible terror attack'

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:23:07 -0400

Dutch police have arrested a 37-year-old man suspected of shooting three people dead and wounding five others in a possible terror attack on a tram. The Turkish-born suspect, Gökmen Tanis, was on the ....
Barn Find 1952 Porsche 356 'Pre A' Seeks New Forever Home

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 10:38:00 -0400

A barn find 1952 Porsche 356 'pre A' has surfaced for sale online. Any early examples of Porsche’s treasured 356 commands top dollar on the open market. Radiating the purist form of post-war automot....
#Unfiltered week of 3/18: Paris Hilton throws star-studded birthday

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 13:22:29 -0400

Stars were far from shy this week on Instagram....
Surveillance Appears to Show Person Carrying Rifle Wandering California Elementary School

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 15:10:17 -0400

Investigators say a northern California elementary school staff member called police after watching surveillance footage of an armed person scoping out the school.....
Grieving New Zealand looks for lessons from Christchurch attack

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 17:41:37 -0400

After days of intense grieving for New Zealand's worst-ever mass shooting, attention began to turn to how the country's gun laws need to change and what warning signs might have been missed ahead of a....
What Makes the 2019 Honda Civic Si So Ex-Si-ting?

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 09:55:00 -0400

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Floodwaters threaten millions in crop and livestock losses

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 03:00:59 -0400

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Farmer Jeff Jorgenson looks out over 750 acres of cropland submerged beneath the swollen Missouri River, and he knows he probably won't plant this year.....
Guaido official defends Venezuelan consulate takeover

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 18:46:54 -0400

As US President Donald Trump told a press conference with his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro that his administration could impose "a lot tougher" sanctions on Venezuela, Marcano showed journalis....
Trump is 'looking into' Facebook 'bias' as aide melts down over suspension

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 13:48:28 -0400

A Facebook spokesperson told Yahoo News that a system intended to stop bots had temporarily halted Dan Scavino’s ability to post comments, and that the company had apologized and restored his account.....
Southwest Airlines launches Hawaii service from Oakland to Honolulu with new snacks, in-flight hula dancing

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:23:54 -0400

Southwest's first Hawaii flight was Flight 6808 from Oakland to Honolulu. The airline initially is offering daily service from Oakland and San Jose, California.....
Utrecht gunman left letter in getaway car signalling possible terrorism motive

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:03:22 -0400

Dutch authorities said Tuesday they were "seriously" investigating a possible terrorist motive for the Utrecht tram attack because of evidence including a letter found in the gunman's ge....
Turn any speaker into an Alexa speaker for $19.99 thanks to this sale

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:25:19 -0400

There may come a day when every speaker out there is an Alexa speaker. After all, who wouldn't want access to Amazon's awesome virtual personal assistant on all of their speakers? Today isn....