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June 06, 2015
Trump Slams Media For Concocting Official Who Actually Ran His White House Briefing

Trump Slams Media For Concocting Official Who Actually Ran His White House Briefing

President Donald Trump attacked The New York Times in a tweet Saturday,

Full Flake Interview: 'Behind the scenes there is a lot of alarm' among Republicans in Congress

Full Flake Interview: 'Behind the scenes there is a lot of alarm' among Republicans in Congress

In an exclusive interview with Meet the Press, Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) told Chuck Todd that Congress needs to push back against the president more often.

Publix Suspends Contributions To NRA-Backed Politician Amid Protests

Publix Suspends Contributions To NRA-Backed Politician Amid Protests

Protests prompted supermarket chain Publix to suspend all political

Fight breaks out between passengers on American Airlines flight

Fight breaks out between passengers on American Airlines flight

Cell phone video captures a flight attendant telling passenger Jason Felix that he can’t have more alcohol during a flight from St. Croix to Miami. A fight broke out after he threatened another passenger and Felix now faces federal charges.

Border Patrol Alters Account Of Guatemalan Woman's Death

Border Patrol Alters Account Of Guatemalan Woman's Death

U.S. immigration authorities have altered their account of the Border Patrol's

China rages over US warships sailing near disputed islands, saying move 'seriously infringed' its sovereignty

China rages over US warships sailing near disputed islands, saying move 'seriously infringed' its sovereignty

China has reacted angrily after two US warships sailed near the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, describing the move as a “provocation” and accusing America of committing a serious infringement of the country’s sovereignty. A statement issued by the defence ministry said Chinese...

University of Southern California president to step down in wake of scandal

University of Southern California president to step down in wake of scandal

(Reuters) - The president of University of Southern California is resigning after criticism over the school's handling of complaints that a campus health clinic gynecologist sexually abused his patients during pelvic exams, the school said on Friday. C.L. Max Nikias will step down after...

Freed from a Venezuela jail, US couple arrive back home

Freed from a Venezuela jail, US couple arrive back home

An American couple who spent nearly two years in a Venezuelan jail received a heroes' welcome at the White House as they returned home Saturday after Caracas freed them in a bid to spur dialogue with Washington. "Very glad that Josh Holt is now back home with his family where he has...

AMBER Alert Issued for New York Toddler After Mom's Body Found Stuffed in Bag in Woods

AMBER Alert Issued for New York Toddler After Mom's Body Found Stuffed in Bag in Woods

Police in western New York are searching for a missing 14-month-old boy whose mother’s dead body was found in the woods, stuffed in a plastic bag

Mystery 'Wolf-Like' Animal Reportedly Shot In Montana, Baffles Wildlife Officials

Mystery 'Wolf-Like' Animal Reportedly Shot In Montana, Baffles Wildlife Officials

Montana wildlife officials are puzzled by the carcass of wolflike animal they

Summer in the city — New York City's parks in 1978

Summer in the city — New York City's parks in 1978

An exhibit of 65 images from 1978 offers a colorful glimpse into the history of New York City's parks.

American Airlines passenger faces up to 20 years in jail for in-flight tirade

American Airlines passenger faces up to 20 years in jail for in-flight tirade

An American Airlines passenger was denied alcohol on a flight and launched a screaming tirade involving spit, blood, and possibly up to 20 years in prison. Jason Felix was flying from St Croix to Miami on AA flight 1293 when the incident occurred, according to an FBI affidavit. The bureau and...

Weird Father's Day Gifts Your Dad Doesn't Know He Wants (But He Does)

Weird Father's Day Gifts Your Dad Doesn't Know He Wants (But He Does)

As a dad, I take Father's Day seriously ― but not the gifts.

Texas school shooting survivors step up calls for gun reform

Texas school shooting survivors step up calls for gun reform

Survivors of a recent gun rampage at a Texas school intensified their calls for reforms including tougher gun restrictions Friday, as several of their classmates were laid to rest. Eight children and two adults were killed one week ago when Santa Fe High School student Dimitrios Pagourtzis fired...

Russia says 4 of its soldiers have been killed in Syria

Russia says 4 of its soldiers have been killed in Syria

MOSCOW (AP) — A clash with "terrorists" in eastern Syria killed four Russian soldiers and wounded others, the Russian Defense Ministry said Sunday.

Ireland set to end abortion ban in landslide vote: exit polls

Ireland set to end abortion ban in landslide vote: exit polls

By Padraic Halpin and Graham Fahy DUBLIN (Reuters) - The people of Ireland are set to liberalize some of the world's most restrictive abortion laws by a landslide, two exit polls from a referendum showed on Friday, as voters demanded change in what two decades ago was one of Europe's...

Booyah: Obama Photographer Hilariously Trolls Trump's 'Spy' Claim

Booyah: Obama Photographer Hilariously Trolls Trump's 'Spy' Claim

> A post shared by Pete Souza (@petesouza) on May 24, 2018 at 5:39am PDT

Tesla agrees to settle class action over Autopilot billed as 'safer'

Tesla agrees to settle class action over Autopilot billed as 'safer'

The Tesla owners said they paid an extra $5,000 to have their cars equipped with the Autopilot software with additional safety features such as automated emergency braking and side collision warning. Tesla has agreed to place more than $5 million into a settlement fund, which will also cover...

People Are Rattled By How Much This Nigerian Man Looks Like Chadwick Boseman

People Are Rattled By How Much This Nigerian Man Looks Like Chadwick Boseman

Suleiman Abdulfatai is a native of Nigeria, 31 years old, a graphic designer

Baby panda born in Malaysia zoo makes public debut

Baby panda born in Malaysia zoo makes public debut

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A baby panda born in a Malaysian zoo five months ago made her public debut Saturday.

America revisits 'Pizza Bomber' mystery with new Netflix series

America revisits 'Pizza Bomber' mystery with new Netflix series

Netflix has now come out with a mini-series on the robbery and returns to a question that has divided opinion for 15 years: was that man, one Brian Wells, a willing accomplice, or was he the unwitting victim of a bizarre plot? The four fast-moving episodes of "Evil Genius," directed by...

Suspect wounds teacher, fellow student in 23rd school shooting in 2018

Suspect wounds teacher, fellow student in 23rd school shooting in 2018

The student, who was being held by police, was armed with two handguns when he shot a science teacher and another student in a science classroom at a Noblesville West Middle School on Friday morning, police in the community 25 miles (42 km) northeast of Indianapolis said. As of early Saturday,...

Colombia to be Nato's first Latin American 'partner' as country prepares for elections which could spell end of peace deal

Colombia to be Nato's first Latin American 'partner' as country prepares for elections which could spell end of peace deal

Colombia will become the first country in Latin America to join Nato as a "global partner", the outgoing president announced on the eve of the first presidential elections since its bloody civil war came to an end. Juan Manuel Santos, who signed a peace deal with the left-wing Farc...

Commemorating veterans over Memorial Day weekend

Commemorating veterans over Memorial Day weekend

On Memorial Day weekend, towns and cities across the United States and around the world, commemorate veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces and the sacrifices they have made.

Trump's New Executive Orders Make It Easier To Fire Federal Workers

Trump's New Executive Orders Make It Easier To Fire Federal Workers

President Donald Trump on Friday signed a series of executive orders that

The Week's Most Important Car Numbers

The Week's Most Important Car Numbers

From a one-off Ferrari to a new Shelby Mustang, these are the most important numbers of the week.

George H.W. Bush Hospitalized with Low Blood Pressure and Fatigue

George H.W. Bush Hospitalized with Low Blood Pressure and Fatigue

Former President George H.W. Bush was taken to the hospital on Sunday

Twitter #PutStarWarsInOtherFilms And It Was Universally Entertaining

Twitter #PutStarWarsInOtherFilms And It Was Universally Entertaining

"Solo: A Star Wars Story" hits this weekend and even though that film is

Driver survives plunging 700 feet off California roadway

Driver survives plunging 700 feet off California roadway

CRESTLINE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California driver managed to call for help after her car plunged 700 feet (213 meters) off a road in the San Bernardino Mountains, and rescuers marveled at her survival.

Erdogan asks Turks to help prop up plunging lira

Erdogan asks Turks to help prop up plunging lira

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday urged compatriots to change their foreign currency to the lira to help prop up the embattled currency. The lira has lost 16 percent of its value against the greenback in a month as markets became jittery after Erdogan indicated he wanted a greater...

Palestinian President Abbas hospital stay extended

Palestinian President Abbas hospital stay extended

By Ali Sawafta RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who officials said is being treated for a lung infection, will remain in hospital for an eighth day on Sunday. The 82-year-old leader had been expected to be released from hospital in the occupied West Bank on...

Authorities: Suspected restaurant gunman had gun license

Authorities: Suspected restaurant gunman had gun license

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The man suspected of shooting three people inside an Oklahoma City restaurant before being fatally shot by bystanders had no obvious connection to the victims or the restaurant, and was legally authorized to carry a firearm, authorities said Friday.

High school valedictorian addresses grads through bullhorn following speech ban

High school valedictorian addresses grads through bullhorn following speech ban

Christian Bales gave his graduation speech through a bullhorn outside the commencement venue after his school ruled his address too political to be given from the stage.

Trump's Crackdown On Immigrant Parents Puts More Kids In An Already Strained System

Trump's Crackdown On Immigrant Parents Puts More Kids In An Already Strained System

Tens of thousands of children from Central America are apprehended at the

Refugee Office That Lost 1,500 Kids Not 'Legally Responsible' For Finding Them: Official

Refugee Office That Lost 1,500 Kids Not 'Legally Responsible' For Finding Them: Official

The government program meant to place unaccompanied children taken from the

Why Finding the Source of Tainted Romaine Lettuce Is so Hard

Why Finding the Source of Tainted Romaine Lettuce Is so Hard

The E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce started two months ago, and it has sickened 172 people and killed one. But federal investigators still do not know how the lettuce came to be contam...

Superpower in the Sky: Why Israel Wants F-35s and Deadly New F-15s

Superpower in the Sky: Why Israel Wants F-35s and Deadly New F-15s

Although the F-35 saw its first combat duty this week in Israel, the Jewish state has reportedly decided to purchase more of the most advanced version of Boeing’s F-15 rather than buy more Joint Strike Fighters. On May 16, Flight Global—an aviation-focused news source—reported that Israel is...

Bucks player 'gave in' during arrest to avoid officers' guns

Bucks player 'gave in' during arrest to avoid officers' guns

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown said Friday he "gave in" when police used a stun gun as they detained him for a parking violation because he didn't want officers to "pull out their guns."

Taiwan diplomacy harder than ever in US-China tug of war

Taiwan diplomacy harder than ever in US-China tug of war

Diplomacy has never been easy for Taiwan and is becoming ever more complex as it is caught between the United States under an unpredictable leader and an increasingly assertive China, which claims the self-ruling island as its own. In her strongest statement yet over pressure from China,...

Ethiopia pardons senior opposition leader sentenced to death

Ethiopia pardons senior opposition leader sentenced to death

By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia pardoned on Saturday an opposition leader with British citizenship who had been sentenced to death, the latest in a series of pardons and releases of jailed dissidents announced in the wake of years of violent unrest. Andargachew Tsige was...

Madrid confirmed as European aristocrats but Ronaldo remarks tar victory

Madrid confirmed as European aristocrats but Ronaldo remarks tar victory

By Richard Martin KIEV (Reuters) - Real Madrid's third successive Champions League triumph rubber-stamped their recent hegemony in European football and underlined their status as a true super club but did not confirm them as one of the all-time great teams. Zinedine Zidane's side...

Thousands march in France against Macron reforms

Thousands march in France against Macron reforms

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets across France on Saturday to demonstrate against Emmanuel Macron's policies, but the turnout fell short of expectations and the president said nothing would stop his economic reforms. The ministry estimated that just over 93,000 demonstrated in...

'Kim Jong Un' poses for selfies in Singapore ahead of Trump summit

'Kim Jong Un' poses for selfies in Singapore ahead of Trump summit

Surprised Singaporeans pursued North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sunday before realizing the portly man with slick black hair near the Marina Bay Sands hotel was an impersonator. "It looked like the real Kim Jong Un, but later I realized it's not the real one," said Sagar Admuthe...

Struggling in parliament, German far right takes to streets

Struggling in parliament, German far right takes to streets

BERLIN (AP) — A German far-right party that swept into parliament last year on a wave of anti-migrant sentiment is staging a march Sunday through the heart of Berlin to protest against the government of Chancellor Angela Merkel, accusing it of ruining Germany by allowing the mass immigration of...

Complete list of every full moon in 2018, including May's Flower Moon

Complete list of every full moon in 2018, including May's Flower Moon

The beginning of this week will see the next full moon, known as the Flower Moon, brighten our skies the day after the second bank holiday weekend of the month. The first blue moon of the year was a spectacular sight, dubbed the 'super blue blood moon'. Falling on January 31, it was the...

Senate foreign relations chairman meets Maduro in Venezuela

Senate foreign relations chairman meets Maduro in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The powerful chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee met with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday two days after the embattled socialist leader kicked out the top U.S. diplomat in the country.

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