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  • Sean Hannity Isn't A Journalist And Fox News Isn't News news

    Earlier this week, Fox News declared its "full support" for Sean Hannity after

    Sat, 21 Apr 2018 08:00:46 -0400
  • 19-Year-Old Arrested After Entering School and Allegedly Shooting Student news

    Students walked out of schools across the U.S. to protest gun violence.

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400
  • 2 Florida Deputies Shot Dead While Eating At Chinese Restaurant news

    Two deputies were killed when a man shot at them through a window while they

    Thu, 19 Apr 2018 23:23:44 -0400
  • AP PHOTOS: Former first lady Barbara Bush through the years news

    Barbara Bush was a deeply rooted member of one of America's most recent political families. She also shared a distinction with one of its first.

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:43:46 -0400
  • Dog feared to have cancer had actually eaten four teddy bears... but vet didn't realise until midway through operation news

    A dog feared to cancer had actually eaten four teddy bears, but the vet did not realise until halfway through the operation. Eight-year-old St Bernard Maisy was taken for a CT scan after she was taken ill, which showed a mass on her spleen and an unusually full stomach, seemingly showing she had not digested her food properly. Her owner, Jane Dickinson, from Dewsbury in West Yorkshire, feared the worst as she took her pet to Paragon Veterinary Referrals in Wakefield. It would not be unusual for Maisy, an elderly dog, to have cancer at her advanced age. However, vet surgeon Nick Blackburn ruled out any fatal disease when he carried out the operation to remove Maisy’s spleen and found her stomach was full of soft toys. Maisy is now reportedly 'loving life' Credit:  Paragon Vet Referrals / He said : "It's fair to say this was not something we were expecting to find! We all know certain dogs enjoy chewing things they shouldn't but managing to devour four full teddy bears is quite a feat. "I know Jane was worried about Maisy as she is quite old for a St Bernard, so we were naturally delighted the operation was such a success and we were able to return a happy, healthy dog to the Dickinsons.” Her owner said she had never seen the gentle giant chewing or eating toys, but that now the operation has been completed Maisy is “loving life”. An x-ray showing the teddy bears within the stomach. Credit: Paragon Vet Referrals / Ms Dickinson explained: "When Maisy went in I did think 'is she coming out?' but she is loving life now - it's like she's got her youth back. "The toys weren't even hers! She will steal the chihuahuas' toys and play with them but I've never seen her trying to chew them. Her eating habits had been completely normal. "I didn't even recognise one of the toys - my brother also keeps chihuahuas and it turns out it belonged to his dog." Maisy has since made a full recovery from her operation and a histology report has shown no signs of cancer.

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:17:15 -0400
  • At Least 5 Dead In Violent Clashes In Nicaragua Over Social Security Changes news

    Four young protesters and a police officer were killed in increasingly violent

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:17:32 -0400
  • US police chief apologizes after Starbucks arrests uproar news

    Philadelphia's police chief publicly apologized Thursday after the arrest of two black men in a Starbucks store triggered uproar in the United States, admitting he "failed miserably" with his initial response. After the coffee chain moved to repair the damage to its image in the wake of a series of protests at Starbucks outlets, the city's police commissioner Richard Ross told reporters his force also needed to do better.

    Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:32:17 -0400
  • South Sudan says head of army has died news

    South Sudan's army chief General James Ajongo died in Cairo on Friday following a short illness, government spokesman Michael Makuei Lueth said. "It is with a heavy heart that I announce the untimely death of Gen. James Ajongo Mawut, SPLA army's chief of defense force," Lueth said. Ajongo joined the Sudan People's Liberation Army, the formal name of the South Sudanese military, in 1983, when the SPLA was still a rebel group fighting for independence from Sudan.

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 06:30:27 -0400
  • Ex-sanctions czar bashes Obama administration's 'weak' response to Russian interference news

    Dan Fried, the former State Department diplomat who oversaw sanctions policy, told the "Skullduggery" podcast that he was “extremely” frustrated when the Obama administration issued “weak” and “frankly inadequate” sanctions against Russia for interfering in the 2016 presidential election.

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 08:29:44 -0400
  • Natalie Portman Backs Out Of Israel Award Over 'Recent Events' news

    Actress Natalie Portman has pulled out of accepting a prestigious award in

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 06:49:31 -0400
  • Smallville actor Allison Mack charged with trafficking over 'involvement in sex cult' news

    Allison Mack, an actor best known for her role in the US TV show Smallville, has been charged with sex trafficking and conspiracy. Ms Mack was arrested on Friday and has since pleaded not guilty to all charges.

    Sat, 21 Apr 2018 08:13:00 -0400
  • The Best-Looking Factory Exhausts Ever Made

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    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:00:00 -0400
  • Passengers On Deadly Southwest Flight Receive $5,000 Checks news

    At least some passengers aboard a deadly Southwest Airlines flight have

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 08:30:06 -0400
  • Two Florida sheriff's deputies ambushed at restaurant news

    Authorities in Florida are looking for answers after two sheriff's deputies were shot through the window of a restaurant. ABC News' Diane Macedo reports.

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 06:32:47 -0400
  • No surprise: Charles to succeed queen as Commonwealth head news

    LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles has spent a lifetime waiting to be king. On Friday the 69-year-old heir to the British throne got another position to wait for — he was approved as the next head of the Commonwealth made up of the U.K. and the countries that once were its colonies.

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:55:14 -0400
  • The Funniest Tweets From Parents This Week news

    Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:09:26 -0400
  • Ex-FBI No. 2 alerted then-FBI chief Comey of plans to talk to press: lawyer news

    By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sent emails to then-Director James Comey alerting him he planned to push back against negative news coverage related to his oversight of probes into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a lawyer for McCabe said on Friday. In an interview with reporters, Michael Bromwich said the emails could help clear McCabe of allegations by the Justice Department's internal watchdog that McCabe "lacked candor" with Comey by misleading him into thinking McCabe did not authorize disclosures to a newspaper to combat articles about his wife's political campaign and his role in overseeing an investigation into the Clinton Foundation.

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:04:39 -0400
  • Rudy Giuliani Joins President Trump's Legal Team in the Russia Probe news

    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining the legal team defending Donald Trump in the special counsel's Russia investigation.

    Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:36:14 -0400
  • 10 Of The Best Beauty Buys From Sephora's VIB Spring Sale news

    It's probably the only time of the year when spending too much money on beauty

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:23:13 -0400
  • Trucker in deadly Texas migrant case given life sentences news

    The driver of a truck packed with migrants, 10 of whom died due to sweltering Texas heat in July, was sentenced on Friday to life in prison without parole after pleading guilty in October to federal human smuggling charges. James Bradley, 61, could have faced the death penalty in the case, considered one of the deadliest human smuggling incidents in modern U.S. history. "This was the equivalent of torture," U.S. District Judge David Ezra told Bradley when he handed out two concurrent life sentences at a court in San Antonio.

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:46:07 -0400
  • 2 Service Members Disciplined Over Hand Puppet Used in Oath Ceremony news

    A colonel and a master sergeant were disciplined for using a hand puppet during a re-enlistment ceremony.

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:36:11 -0400
  • Brick-throwing China zoo-goers kill kangaroo, injure another news

    Visitors to a zoo in southeastern China killed one kangaroo and injured another by throwing bricks at them in an attempt to get a reaction from the big marsupials, state media reported. A 12-year-old female kangaroo suffered a severely injured foot when it was struck by bricks and concrete chunks on February 28 at the Fuzhou Zoo in Fujian province, China Central Television reported. The report included pictures of the first kangaroo's smashed and nearly severed foot, and of the animal receiving treatment via intravenous drip before it died.

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 02:11:55 -0400
  • Fastest Production Cars to Lap the Nürburgring

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    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 09:30:00 -0400
  • US says China, Iran, Russia are 'forces for instability' news

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is lashing out at China, Iran, Russia and North Korea for being "forces of instability" because of human rights abuses of their own citizens and others.

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:24:29 -0400
  • The Best Cookie Recipes To Bake This Weekend news

    Baking for others is a delicious form of altruism that's been proven to boost

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:46:06 -0400
  • Judge rejects Missouri governor's bid to dismiss criminal case news

    A St. Louis judge on Thursday dealt Missouri Governor Eric Greitens another legal setback in the sex scandal embroiling his office, refusing to dismiss a criminal invasion of privacy charge stemming from an admitted extramarital affair. The decision by Judge Rex Burlison paved the way for the single-count felony case against Greitens, a Republican under mounting pressure from both parties to resign, to proceed to trial even as he comes under scrutiny for unrelated accusations of computer tampering. Greitens' lawyers last week sought to throw out the privacy case on grounds of prosecutor misconduct, saying St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner, a Democrat, had tried to conceal video evidence supporting the governor and his assertions that the affair was entirely consensual.

    Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:17:22 -0400
  • Trump Blasts California Over Troops Who Won't Focus On Immigration Enforcement news

    WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump attacked California on Thursday for doing

    Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:09:56 -0400
  • Lockheed to offer Japan stealth hybrid aircrafts news

    American defense contractor Lockheed Martin plans to offer Japan a new hybrid stealth fighter jet. Two sources exclusively told Reuters the new plane would be based on Lockheed's export-banned F-22 Raptor and the advanced F-35. Ryan Brooks reports.

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 08:03:18 -0400
  • Indonesian fishermen rescue Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar news

    BIREUEN, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian fishermen rescued 76 Rohingya Muslims stranded off the coast of Aceh on Friday, authorities said, in the latest attempt by members of the persecuted ethnic group to flee Myanmar by sea.

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 21:45:49 -0400
  • Why Kris Kobach Was Found In Contempt For Not Clarifying To People That They Could Vote news

    Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) was found in contempt of court on

    Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:47:33 -0400
  • General Electric reports $1.2 bn loss in 1Q; reaffirms outlook news

    General Electric reported a $1.2 billion loss in the first quarter Friday following a large legal charge, but shares surged after operating profits topped analyst expectations. GE, which has been hit by weakness in its power and oil and gas businesses, set aside $1.5 billion in legal reserves connected to lawsuits from its discontinued US mortgage business, WMC. GE reported profits in every division except oil and gas.

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:50:10 -0400
  • What It's Like to Study at the Strictest School in Britain news

    Students at Michaela Community School can get a detention for slouching or forgetting a pen. But they seem happy, and they're getting good grades...

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:20:33 -0400
  • The Latest: Student: Confederate flag theft sparked protests news

    AUBURN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Confederate flag demonstrations outside of a Michigan high school (all times local):

    Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:11:18 -0400
  • A-Rod's Alleged Nephew Kidnapped Over Lamborghini Sale Gone Wrong news

    Don't go around claiming to be a celebrity's relative.

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:46:41 -0400
  • 59 Crazy Creative Twists On Strawberry Shortcake

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    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:43:00 -0400
  • Several members of migrant caravan have reached the US-Mexico border to seek asylum news

    At least 50 members of a migrant caravan that has been travelling through Central America and Mexico has reached the US border and are seeking asylum. The group, which at one point reached a peak of 1,500 people from Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala, had prompted US President Donald Trump to call in the National Guard troops from Arizona and Texas in order to secure the border and continues on with plans to build a 2,000-mile border wall. The group dwindled as word of Mr Trump’s threats spread and Mexican authorities separated those who were legally allowed to stay in Mexico from those who were not.

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:02:00 -0400
  • Armenian opposition demands early election on eighth day of protests news

    Tens of thousands of Armenian opposition supporters rallied on Friday for an eighth consecutive day against the appointment of ex-president Serzh Sarksyan as the new prime minister and demanded an early parliamentary election. Under a revised constitution approved by referendum in 2015, the prime minister now has most power in Armenia while the presidency has become largely ceremonial. A Sarksyan ally, Armen Sarkissan, was sworn in as president last week after being elected by the parliament.

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:30:55 -0400
  • Jimmy Kimmel May Have Just Pulled Off His Greatest Prank Ever news

    Jimmy Kimmel is known for his elaborate pranks, with no one ― not even

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 04:32:37 -0400
  • Police arrest brother of man killed by Sacramento police news

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police on Thursday arrested the brother of Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man who was shot and killed by Sacramento officers last month, on suspicion of felony assault and vandalism, authorities said Thursday.

    Thu, 19 Apr 2018 21:27:16 -0400
  • Romanian president slams plan to move Israel embassy news

    A row erupted Friday between Romania's government and President Klaus Iohannis over a proposal to move the country's embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The foreign ministry announced that "a process of analysis and evaluation with the aim of transferring the embassy has been launched". Prime Minister Viorica Dancila of the left-wing Social Democratic Party confirmed Friday the government had adopted a memorandum on moving the embassy but added that other steps needed to be taken before a final decision.

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:32:11 -0400
  • Embattled Missouri Gov. Charged with Felony Computer Tampering news

    Missouri Governor Eric Greitens is facing a charge in connection to his alleged use of a donor list from his charity during the 2016 gubernatorial campaign.

    Sat, 21 Apr 2018 09:53:48 -0400
  • Destiny's Child Singer Michelle Williams Got Secretly Engaged Before Coachella Reunion news

    Can you keep up, baby boy? Apparently so. Days after the history-making

    Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:48:23 -0400
  • Plane passenger dilemma: Protect child or try to save victim

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 plunged, passenger Hollie Mackey was torn between trying to save a woman whose upper body was being sucked out of a broken window and protecting the child beside her from a similar fate.

    Thu, 19 Apr 2018 20:20:29 -0400
  • Land Rover Defender Pickup Single Cab Rumored For 2020 Launch news

    While Mercedes is exclusively selling a double cab X-Class, Land Rover will only offer a single cab Defender pickup.

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 03:21:29 -0400
  • Trump’s attorney Michael Cohen drops lawsuits against BuzzFeed and Fusion GPS news

    Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, has dropped his libel lawsuits against BuzzFeed and research firm Fusion GPS but still continues to face other legal troubles. Mr Cohen had sued the two separately over the January 2017 release of the now infamous dossier written by former MI6 spy Christopher Steele, prepared for the political research firm and published by the news outlet. Mr Cohen’s attorney David Schwartz said in a statement to Politico: "The decision to voluntarily discontinue these cases was a difficult one.

    Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:59:00 -0400
  • China air force goads Taiwan with Hokkien-language video

    China's air force has released a propaganda film dubbed into Hokkien, a language strongly identified with Taiwan's pro-independence movement, showing bomber aircraft which have been involved in flying patrols around the self-ruled island. China has been issuing increasingly stern warnings for democratic Taiwan to toe the line, including a stepped up military presence and flying bomber patrols around the island as it seeks to curb what Beijing believes are efforts to push for the island's formal independence. China claims Taiwan as its sacred territory, and the issue of Taiwan is extremely sensitive in Beijing.

    Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:20:12 -0400
  • Who shot Lewis Carroll’s dodo? Forensic scans reveal mystery death news

    The world’s most famous dodo, which inspired Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, met an untimely and murderous end, scientists have discovered. The Oxford Dodo is the most well-preserved example of the extinct bird on Earth and still contains soft tissue and DNA which could be used one day to resurrect the species. It was always thought the Oxford Dodo survived the fate of its kin, and was brought back alive from Mauritius, ending up as an exotic curiosity on the streets of London.  Dodos survive such as this one auctioned in West Sussex in 2016 but only the Oxford dodo still has DNA Credit:  Gareth Fuller In 1638 the MP Sir Hamon L’Estrange wrote that he had paid a penny to view a ‘strange fowle’ near Lincoln Inns Fields, claiming it ate stones as big as nutmegs to aid digestion. After it died naturally it ended up in the collection of John Tradescant, gardener of King Charles II, whose curiosities were passed to Elias Ashmole, who used them to found Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum.  Finally in 1860 the remains of the bird moved to the Oxford University of Natural History. Scans show lead shot in the dodo's head  Credit: University of Warwick But when researchers at the University of Warwick were asked to scan the head of the dodo, they found clear evidence of pellets in its skull. Subsequent analysis of the material and size of the particles revealed that they were lead shot, typically used to hunt wildfowl during the 17th century. The clear implication is that the bird either never made it to Britain alive or was shot sometime after its arrival. Professor Paul Smith, Director of Oxford University Museum of Natural History, said: “We thought we knew the specimen, so it was a really great surprise when the researchers came and it had lots of millimetre diameter lead pellets embedded within the skin and the bone. It rapidly became apparent this was lead shot from a gun. “Regarding where it was shot, the truth is we don’t know but it raises more questions. If it was shot in London, why? And if it was shot in Mauritius, how did they preserve the specimen?” The dodo species was first discovered by the Dutch in 1598, but was recorded as extinct by 1662. Although it was originally thought that hunters were to blame, revisionist histories suggest that dogs and rats from ships ate the eggs, wiping out the species. However the new evidence may show the bird was hunted after all.  Dodos became extinct in the 1860s  The Oxford dodo is not just scientifically significant but also culturally important. The mathematician Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) would regularly visit the Oxford University Museum of Natural History with his young muse Alice Liddel, and wrote the bird into Alice's Adventures in Wonderland as a caricature of himself. It also appears in Hilaire Belloc’s Bad Child’s Book of Beasts. Too precious to be on permanent display it remains in storage and is moved every few weeks to discourage theft. The team had originally scanned the dodo’s head hoping to create a three dimensional skull which would reveal more about its evolutionary past and also how it fed. But the results uncovered something far more interesting. The dodo is the only one in the world with soft tissue and DNA still present  Credit: The University of Warwick Prof Mark Williams: “We were astounded to find that when we looked at the scans in close detail there were some mysterious pellets buried in the back of its head. The dodo had actually been shot. “Although the results were initially shocking, it was exciting to be able to reveal such an important part of the story in the life of the world’s most famous extinct bird. “ It just goes to show that when you are carrying out investigative research, you never quite know what you are going to find.” The team now plan to use forensic analysis usually reserved for crime scenes to work out where the the bird was killed. Prof Smith added: “The Oxford Dodo is the iconic representation of dodos, it’s the most complete, it’s the only one we can get DNA form. “It is the only one we can do molecular analysis to work out relationships and potentially to reconstruct the genome of dodos. “The next step is to do some chemical analysis of the lead shot and using those we may be able to trace which particular orefield the lead came form and therefore what country it was mined in and what country the shot was made in so we could then determine who killed the dodo.”

    Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:01:00 -0400
  • Man killed in random knife attack at California steakhouse news

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A homeless man is facing a murder charge in what authorities say was a random attack on a California father, who was stabbed in the neck as his 5-year-old daughter sat on his lap in a crowded beachside steakhouse.

    Sat, 21 Apr 2018 13:27:07 -0400
  • Queen Elizabeth Publicly Supports Prince Charles for the First Time to Succeed Her as Leader of the Commonwealth news

    Saying Charles would "carry on the important work" of leading the Commonwealth

    Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:19:53 -0400
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