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Senate Dems Leave No Room For Ambiguity In Denouncing Al Franken
Democratic senators were unequivocal on Thursday in their calls for an investigation into sexual assault allegations against Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.),
Joe Biden shares his favorite memes of him and Barack Obama: 'They're all true'
Former Vice President Barack Obama shared some of his favorite memes poking fun at his bromance with Barack Obama in a recent interview, saying, "in essence, they're all true." ?I feel good about it,? Biden said to NBC News about the memes.
Ohio Lawmaker Quits After Having 'Inappropriate Conduct' With Man In His Office
An Ohio lawmaker known for his devotion to ?family values? has stepped down after allegedly engaging in ?inappropriate conduct with another man? in his office.
Charles Manson alive, but reportedly on death's doorstep in California hospital: 'It?s just a matter of time'
Mass murderer Charles Manson is alive in a California hospital, but new reports suggest he may be near to death after serving more than four decades behind bars for committing one of the most notorious crimes in modern history.
Alabama Governor Plans To Vote For Roy Moore Despite Sexual Assault Accusations
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey plans to vote for Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore in spite of allegations that the former judge sexually assaulted multiple women.
School cancels Muslim speaker after teacher organising presentation receives threats
A teacher at Northeastern Middle School in Bristol, Connecticut, had invited a local Muslim woman to speak about her faith and sent a note to parents informing them of the event. The letter, which was posted online, introduced the speaker as a New York City native who resided in Connecticut and had founded an organisation devoted to ?empowerment of Muslim women?. In a statement to NBC, Bristol Public Schools superintendent Susan Kalt Moreau said despite the cancellation ?there was an outpouring of support for bringing a speaker in to support our curriculum which includes religions of the world?.
Argentine navy hunts for missing submarine
Argentina's navy was hunting Friday for one of its submarines, which has been reported missing in the South Atlantic with a crew of 44 on board. The navy said it had not had any contact with the submarine, the San Juan, for 48 hours. "We have not been able to find, or have visual or radar communication with the submarine," navy spokesman Enrique Balbi told a news conference.
Russia's Nuclear Submarine Force Is Back (Maybe)
Russia?s Navy has a new nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) patrolling the world?s seas. On Friday, the submarine, Knyaz Vladimir, set sail on its first venture. The sub is the first of five upgraded Borei-class submarines that Russia is building.
Some People Think Starbucks Is Promoting 'Gay Agenda' On Holiday Cups
It seems like outrage over Starbucks cups is almost as much of a holiday tradition as crowded malls, Mariah Carey and sappy movie marathons.
The Kurdish Explosion Is Unleashing Demons
The United States needs to put a stop to this flashpoint before it?s too late.
Florida Man Killed Ex, Her New Boyfriend and Her Parents -- Then Left His Son Alone With Their Bodies
On Thursday, a 32-year-old Florida man was convicted of the 2014 quadruple murders of his ex-girlfriend, her new boyfriend and her parents, according to news reports.
Florida Man Being Chased By Police Asks 911 To Call Donald Trump
A Florida man being chased by police phoned 911 and asked a dispatcher to contact the White House so he could speak to his ?close friend,? President Donald Trump.
U.S. Army medic charged with rape and murder of his 9-month-old daughter
A United States Army combat medic was charged in the rape and strangling death of one of his 9-month-old twin daughters, according to local media reports.
Supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga clash with police in Nairobi, Kenya
Two people were killed on Friday as Kenyan police tried to disperse supporters cheering a convoy carrying opposition leader Raila Odinga in Nairobi.
Head Of Puerto Rico Power Utility Resigns As More Controversy Plagues Island
The head of Puerto Rico?s power utility resigned Friday while facing scrutiny for the slow progress being made on restoring the island?s power grid eight weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory.
Freeport evacuating Indonesian mine worker families after shootings
U.S. miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc is evacuating spouses and children of workers from its giant Indonesian copper mine after a string of shootings in the area raised security concerns. The move follows efforts by Indonesian authorities on Friday to evacuate villages near Freeport?s Grasberg mine in the eastern province of Papua that authorities said had been occupied by armed separatists. Freeport has asked family and household members of its employees to prepare over the weekend for a temporary relocation from the mining town of Tembagapura, about 10 km (6.2 miles) from Grasberg, company sources said.
How the U.S. Military Could Soon Have a New Way to Crush North Korea's ICBMs
A US military upgraded Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle, or EKV, a kinetic-force weapon that slams into its targets, destroyed an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time during a Missile Defense Agency test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system several months ago. The Missile Defense Agency's first-ever successful intercept of an ICBM target using a Ground-based Midcourse Defense system, using the kinetic force of an Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV) to destroy the target, is paving the way toward advanced future kill vehicles able to discern and attack multiple approaching threats, industry and Pentagon officials said.
Democratic Candidates Are Hanging Roy Moore Around The Necks Of Their GOP Opponents
WASHINGTON ? Democrats are seizing on the controversy surrounding Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore in state and local races around the country, attacking GOP opponents over their stance regarding the former judge, who has been accused of sexual assault and inappropriate advances by multiple women.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Says Bill Clinton Should've Resigned Over Lewinsky Scandal
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) said that President Bill Clinton should have resigned from the Oval Office after news broke of his infamous affair with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky.
3-Year-Old Girl Is Sole Survivor of Plane Crash
A 3-year-old girl is the lone survivor of horrific plane crash that killed six people.
Abandoned steelworks looks like 'post-apocalyptic wasteland'
An abandoned steelworks that looks like a post-apocalyptic wasteland similar to Westworld has been transformed into an artist?s haven. Far from its days of producing over 250 tons of steel per day, this steelworks in Birmingham, Ala., has lain dormant for 40 years, a sad ode to its long-forgotten wonder years long.
10,744 more Kennedy assassination records released
WASHINGTON (AP) ? The National Archives on Friday released 10,744 FBI records ? some that have never been previously disclosed ? related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963.
Venezuela's Ousted Chief Prosecutor Says President Nicolas Maduro Is Responsible for 8,000 Murders
Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor on Thursday asked the International Criminal Court to open an investigation into President Nicolas Maduro and four other senior officials for alleged crimes against humanity.
3 Generations Of The Same Family Mourned At Funeral For Texas Church Shooting Victims
Thousands gathered in Texas on Wednesday to grieve with a family ripped apart by the Sutherland Springs church shooting.
At least five killed in Kenya as violence greets opposition leader's return
By Duncan Miriri and Thomas Mukoya NAIROBI (Reuters) - At least five people were killed on Friday as Kenyan police tried to disperse supporters accompanying opposition leader Raila Odinga from the airport to central Nairobi, police said. Police fired tear gas at the convoy in which Odinga was traveling and used water cannon as they tried to stop it reaching the capital's main business district. Some protesters threw stones at police.
Oklahoma Science Teacher, 22, Charged with Rape of Teenage Student After Police Barge In
Sheriff's deputies barged in on a tryst she had allegedly set up with the teenage student
GOP Senator Loses His Cool When Confronted About Tax Cuts For The Rich
Senate Finance Committee chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) tore into Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) on Thursday for suggesting the Republican tax bill would only help the rich.
Have You Ever Lived In One Of Jared Kushner's Apartment Buildings?
Daddy?s bright boy and White House son-in-law Jared Kushne has never had a reputation for being a particularly scrupulous landlord.
China's Belt and Road Initiative Is Stoking Tensions with India
If Beijing maintains its current approach of BRI implementation, it will push New Delhi to balance against increasing Chinese power. The Chinese Communist Party enshrined President Xi Jinping?s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) into its constitution at the 19th National Congress in October. This move signaled the depth of the Chinese commitment to its massive infrastructure investment plan and ostensibly prompted last week?s quadrilateral meeting between senior officials from the United States, Japan, India, and Australia on the future of a ?free and open Indo-Pacific.? India?s participation in the dialogue is yet another signal that China?s method of implementing the BRI is driving a wedge between these neighbors and creating an opportunity for the United States to strengthen its ties with New Delhi.
23 Unique Gifts For Your Wife That Don?t Totally Suck
Finding the right holiday gift for your wife can be stressful. Everything?s either too cheesy, too pricey or just plain boring.
Ivanka Trump warned to stay quiet after speaking out about sexual assault allegations
First daughter Ivanka Trump's harsh statement about Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore drew some backlash from Breitbart this week.
SpaceX postpones launch of secretive Zuma mission
SpaceX on Thursday postponed the launch of a secretive US government payload known as Zuma, a mission whose nature -- and the agency behind it -- is a mystery. "We have decided to stand down and take a closer look at data from recent fairing testing for another customer," SpaceX said in a statement issued late Thursday about two hours before the planned launch window was to open. SpaceX and the Pentagon did not respond to requests for comment about the nature of the mission.
Man accidentally shoots himself and wife at church while discussing church shootings
A man accidentally shot himself and his wife while discussing church shootings at a church in Tennessee, police have said. Tellico Plains police say a man in his 80s accidentally discharged his gun during a Thanksgiving luncheon at the First United Methodist Church. As they cleaned up from the luncheon, the group began discussing church shootings, such as the recent shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.
Woman Dies After Cleaning Scene Of Son's Suspected Drug Overdose
A Pennsylvania mother caring for her son after his suspected drug overdose is believed to have accidentally overdosed on the same substance while cleaning his home, leading to her death.
Correction: Deadly-California-Shootings story
RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) ? In a story Nov. 16 about a deadly shooting rampage in Northern California, The Associated Press, relying on information from law enforcement, reported erroneously the name of a shooting victim. The coroner's office said Diana Steele, who was previously involved in an altercation with shooter Kevin Neal, was killed in the shooting. Hailey Poland was not among the dead.
U.S. Interior Secretary fails to provide papers in travel probe: inspector
By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Interior Department has failed to provide documentation needed for an internal probe of Secretary Ryan Zinke's travels, the department's inspector general said on Thursday. "Our investigation has been delayed by absent, or incomplete documentation for several pertinent trips," Mary Kendall, the department's deputy inspector general, said in a letter sent this week to David Bernhardt, the department's deputy secretary. The inspector general launched an investigation of Zinke's travels after reports emerged in September that he had used a private plane owned by oil executives.
The Best Black Friday Fashion Deals On Clothes, Shoes And More
Just because there are a handful of stores staying closed on Thanksgiving Day doesn?t mean you have to wait to get an early start on your Black Friday shopping.
Japan's Underwater Aircraft Carriers: Crazy Enough to Work?
A bold plan to attack the United States came too late in the war. Japan's Underwater Aircraft Carriers: Crazy Enough to Work? As soon as Colonel James Doolittle?s B-25 raid struck Japan in April 1942, Japan sought to wreak revenge on the United States, but by 1944 devastating aerial bombings on Japan by the Americans had become all too regular.
Woman with crude anti-Trump truck decal arrested
The driver of a pickup displaying an expletive-filled message to President Donald Trump and his supporters in the Houston area was arrested Thursday on an outstanding warrant.
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White House: The Difference Between Trump And Franken Is Franken 'Admitted Wrongdoing'
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday that the allegations of sexual assault against Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) are different from those President Donald Trump has faced because Trump has denied any wrongdoing.
Hariri Paris trip is 'start of solution': Lebanon president
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri's decision to accept an invitation to Paris is the "start of a solution" to the crisis sparked by his resignation in Saudi Arabia, Lebanon's president said Thursday. Hariri has been in Riyadh since announcing his shock resignation from there on November 4, and Lebanon's President Michel Aoun on Wednesday accused Saudi authorities of "detaining" the premier. "We hope that the crisis is over and Hariri's acceptance of the invitation to go to France is the start of a solution," Aoun said on the official presidential Twitter account.
Polish Woman Says She Was Dragged Out Of Church After Unfurling Anti-Racism Banner
A Polish woman says she was booted out of a Catholic church service in Warsaw while protesting against racism and far-right nationalist groups.
Ex-con, wife charged in carjack killing of Chinese student
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) ? An ex-convict accused of gunning down a University of Utah student with a weapon stolen from a slain Colorado man was charged with aggravated murder, robbery and a dozen other counts on Thursday.
Erdogan says Turkey must clear Syria's Afrin of YPG militia
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that Turkey needed to clear the Afrin region of northwest Syria of Kurdish YPG militia fighters, who have been in the forefront of the battle there against Islamic State insurgents. Erdogan, speaking in Ankara to officials from the ruling AK Party, also expressed disappointment with the United States, which backs the YPG. Ankara views the YPG as an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has fought a decades-long insurgency in Turkey and is designated a terrorist group by Turkey, the United States and European Union.
The Funniest Tweets From Parents This Week
Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways.
No, We Didn't Just See The First Marijuana Overdose Death
Humans have been getting high on marijuana for millennia, and there has never been a recorded case of a fatal overdose.
After Leonardo Da Vinci Painting Is Sold for an Incredible $450 Million, Who Is the Mystery Buyer?
Gasps were audibly heard in the room as the bidding war escalated, but the buyer remains shrouded in secrecy.
Your Gut Bacteria Might Protect You From High Blood Pressure
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If America Topples North Korea and Iran, What Happens Next?
Just say no to regime change. On October 19, National Security Advisor H. R. McMaster declared that President Donald Trump was not going to accept the North Korean regime threatening the United States with a nuclear weapon.