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UPDATE 5-U.S. drone shot down over Yemen -officials

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 07:53:45 -0400

A U.S. military MQ-9 drone was shot down in Yemen's Dhamar governate, southeast of the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday, the second such incident in recent....
Prosecutor: Cannibalism victim was butchered 'like you wouldn't kill a livestock animal'

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 19:58:00 -0400

Joseph Oberhansley, 38, is accused of killing his estranged girlfriend and eating parts of her brain and organs in 2014.....
The U.S. buying Greenland: Joke or genius?

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 17:58:04 -0400

President Trump has floated the idea of making Greenland part of the U.S. by buying the island from Denmark. Is the notion a flight of fancy or would it be a smart acquisition?....
CNN Pundit’s Bodyguard Charged with Assault after Removing Reporter Covering Her Speech

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 12:59:00 -0400

CNN pundit April Ryan's security guard has been charged with assault after he forcibly removed a local New Jersey reporter from an event at which Ryan was delivering a speech.Charlie Kravotil, edi....
Woman in video of Prince Andrew at Jeffrey Epstein's house is daughter of ex-Australian prime minister

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 18:56:59 -0400

The daughter of a former Australian prime minister was drawn into the scandal surrounding the Duke of York as it was claimed that Jeffrey Epstein boasted about his friendship with the royal to his all....
Albania bulldozes restaurant after owner attacks tourists

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 10:17:17 -0400

Albanian officials on Wednesday razed a beachfront restaurant whose owner was captured on camera attacking a car rented by Spanish tourists, as the country scrambles to clean up its reputation as a bu....
Boycott the Oven With These Summer Slow Cooker Recipes

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 17:38:00 -0400

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Greece says it won't assist Iranian tanker sought by US

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 08:24:08 -0400

Greece said on Wednesday it won't endanger its relations with the United States by aiding an Iranian supertanker sought by the U.S. but released by Gibraltar that's currently in the Mediterranean Sea,....
Ford's "Mustang-Inspired" Mach E Electric SUV Steps Out in Prototype Form

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 15:30:00 -0400

Said to arrive next year, this new battery-powered crossover promises 300 miles of range and a relatively affordable starting price.....
Climate change will cripple economies regardless of countries' wealth- report

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 19:41:39 -0400

Climate change will damage the economies of countries whether they are rich or poor, hot or cold by the year 2100, economists said in a new report, dispelling the notion that impoverished, warm countr....
'Storm Area 51' event pushes rural Nevada county to declare emergency

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 09:52:25 -0400

Lincoln County commissioner pre-signed an emergency declaration ahead of the "Storm Area 51" raid event that's drawn more than 2 million RSVPs.....
Police Arrest Two Louisiana Men in 39-Year-Old Cold Case Murder of Teen

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 16:53:39 -0400

Rapides Parish Sheriff's OfficeAfter nearly four decades, Louisiana police have charged two men they believe brutally raped and murdered an 18-year-old girl before disposing of her body in the woo....
Here's How Aliens Might See Earth

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 15:31:00 -0400

It looks a bit different from the pale blue dot.....
China could ‘render US military bases useless’ within hours of conflict in Asia, report says

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 06:41:41 -0400

China’s military could use missiles to overwhelm American military bases in Asia within hours, a think tank has warned.The US defence strategy in the Indo-Pacific is “in the throes of an unprecedented....
Farmer Behind the U.S.'s Largest Organic Food Fraud Scheme Dies by Suicide

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 09:27:54 -0400

A Missouri farmer blamed for running the largest organic food fraud scheme in U.S. history has died by suicide, weeks before he was to report to federal prison to begin serving a 10-year term, a coron....
Teens swept up in night raids in Kashmir clampdown

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 09:55:54 -0400

Ali Mohammad Rah sat on the pavement outside a police station in Kashmir's main city of Srinagar on Tuesday, waiting to see his teenage sons, who were swept up in government raids overnight. Governme....
Hong Kong police in standoff with protesters after sit-in

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 20:38:56 -0400

Near the end of the event, the police began what they called a "dispersal operation, using minimum force" after some protesters blocked roads and flashed laser pointers at officers. Police with riot ....
Joe Biden's former brain surgeon explains why he's not too old to be president

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:04:51 -0400

Biden's surgeon said he's voting for the one candidate that he is "absolutely certain has a brain that is functioning."....
WIDER IMAGE-"I don't recommend you do this": Thailand's stealthy snake wrangler

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 19:00:33 -0400

In the dead of night, Thai firefighter Pinyo Pukpinyo stealthily approaches a python coiled around the rafters of a home in Bangkok, and quickly grabs its head with his bare hands. "This job makes me....
Online child predator arrested for trying to have sex with 12-year-old girl, police say

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 18:31:30 -0400

Police in Bucks County are renewing calls for parents to check their childrens' cellphone activity after they say they arrested an online child predator.....
A Florida man fed a kinkajou. The next morning, the 'super aggressive' exotic creature attacked him

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 18:32:43 -0400

A Florida man was attacked by a kinkajou, a raccoon-like carnivore native to the rain forests of Central and South America.....
The 10 Least Expensive Compact SUVs to Own

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 15:52:00 -0400

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Neo-Nazi arrested over threat to exterminate Hispanics said 'I thank God every day Trump is president'

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 13:58:30 -0400

A man arrested by the FBI on suspicion of threatening to kill Hispanic people in Miami allegedly wrote that he thanked God every day that Donald Trump was president.Eric Lin, 35, made a series of thre....
Arms Race Redux! A U.S. Intermediate Range Nuclear Missile Test Shows Russia Was Right to Worry

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 05:46:14 -0400

Scott HoweThe U.S. military has test-fired a new kind of nuclear-capable cruise missile. A weapon that, just 16 days earlier, was banned from the American and Russian arsenals under a 1987 treaty.The ....
Canada accused of unlawfully questioning Huawei's Meng

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 16:30:40 -0400

Lawyers for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou alleged in court documents released Wednesday that she was unlawfully detained and questioned by Canadian border agents in Vancouver last year. Border agents....
The Latest: Albania rescues 36 Afghans in Aegean

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:05:03 -0400

Albania's Defense Ministry says its ship in the Aegean Sea has rescued 36 Afghans trying to cross into Greece. Defense Minister Olta Xhacka tweeted Wednesday that 19 Afghan children, eight women and ....
The northernmost reaches of the Earth are on fire. Here's what this record-breaking hot summer looks like from space.

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 08:24:00 -0400

Climate change comes with a higher risk of wildfires. This summer, fires have ravaged the Arctic, and the flames can be seen from space.....
U.S. removed almost 2.7 million barrels daily of Iranian oil from market: Pompeo

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 13:35:58 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has removed nearly 2.7 million barrels of Iranian oil from global markets daily as a result of Washington's decision to reimpose sanctions on all purchases....
Why Kamala Harris Is Fading in the Democratic Primary

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 06:30:42 -0400

Anew national CNN poll of the 2020 Democratic primary has some pretty brutal numbers for Kamala Harris. When CNN last polled the presidential race shortly after the first Democratic debate in June, Ha....
A shark attacked a woman in Hawaii, and authorities are warning it's 'still in the area'

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 10:22:40 -0400

A 27-year-old woman was bitten twice by a shark while swimming on Tuesday. She is reportedly recovering and in "good health."....
A man was bitten in the arm by Fidel Castro's old crocodile in Sweden

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 18:29:01 -0400

The man, who was in his mid-70s, was attending a crayfish party — a summer celebration customary in Sweden — at Stockholm's Skansen Aquarium.....
We can't trust police to protect us from racist violence. They contribute to it

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 08:29:07 -0400

White nationalists pervade law enforcement. Fighting far right violence means continuing our fight for police accountabilityProtesters shout anti-Nazi chants after chasing alt-right blogger Jason Kess....
US mental health staff warned not to contradict Trump after mass shootings

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 07:38:56 -0400

When Donald Trump targeted mental illness as the cause of the mass shootings that killed 31 people in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, federal health officials made sure no government experts might c....
Beijing says holding UK's Hong Kong consulate employee

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 05:41:17 -0400

An employee of Britain's consulate in Hong Kong who went missing earlier this month is being held in China, Beijing confirmed Wednesday. The incident comes as relations between Britain and China have....
Newark man faces child sex charges; mummified remains found

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:21:12 -0400

Police responding to a call about child sexual abuse said they found mummified remains and an altar to an unknown deity in the home of a man who is now facing multiple charges. Robert Williams is sch....
The Trump-Greenland effect: Deplorable policies buried in an avalanche of absurd optics

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 04:13:40 -0400

Trump's reality TV 'rivals' are never climate change, or whatever is causing declining life expectancy, or the country that attacked our elections.....
UPDATE 2-France's Macron says no-deal Brexit would be Britain's fault

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 14:25:06 -0400

French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday said a no-deal Brexit would be of Britain's own making and not the European Union's, adding that any trade pact London cut with Washington would not mitig....
Russia's new high-altitude drone just flew for the first time, and they want to arm it with one ton of bombs

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 17:09:52 -0400

On Tuesday, the Russian Ministry of Defense shared video of a test flight for the Altius-U, a major step forward in its drone program.....
Drivers in Idaho keep harassing busloads of immigrants' children on their way to pre-school

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 15:23:17 -0400

One driver reported experiencing threatening incidents with other drivers while she was driving a busload of children under the age of five.....
Yikes! 15-inch-long snake left behind at TSA checkpoint at New Jersey airport

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:48:33 -0400

The 15-inch-long snake was spotted at Newark airport by a young girl, who the TSA says "heeded the advice 'if you see something, say something.'"....
Luntz: ‘I was wrong’ on climate change

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:11:03 -0400

Luntz urged Democrats to "personalize, individualize and humanize" the impacts of climate change....
Joe Biden gets defensive about crowd size in Iowa

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 18:46:50 -0400

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden rejects comparisons to rivals' campaign events, claims he is drawing crowds 'bigger than anybody' in Iowa.....
Venezuelan officials reached out to discuss Maduro exit: US

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:42:31 -0400

Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido said Wednesday his rival Nicolas Maduro had been made to look ridiculous by insisting he had authorized back channel talks with Washington, only for a top US ....
Baltimore teen gets life in prison in police officer slaying

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 19:59:57 -0400

A Baltimore teenager was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday, more than a year after he accelerated a stolen Jeep and fatally struck a Maryland police officer in a suburban cul-de-sac. Dawnta Harri....
Sanders Hits Back after Co-Sponsor Harris Criticizes Medicare for All

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 10:35:47 -0400

Senator Bernie Sanders hit back at Senator Kamala Harris Monday evening after Harris said at a fundraiser in the Hamptons that she has "not been comfortable" with the Medicare for All plan s....
Mexican president says government not talking with criminal gangs

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 08:55:01 -0400

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Wednesday said his nine-month-old administration's efforts to bring down record rates of violent crime do not include talks with criminal gangs or arme....
2 days before he died, Jeffrey Epstein signed a new will putting his $577 million in assets in a trust — $18 million more than he told the court he was worth

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 00:19:05 -0400

Lawyers for Epstein's accusers say they will still take action against his estate even though no beneficiaries were listed on his will.....
Carrie Symonds 'barred from entering the US over Somaliland trip'

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 18:59:52 -0400

Boris Johnson's girlfriend, Carrie Symonds, has been barred from visiting the US. She had applied for permission to go to the US in the next few days as part of her job with environmental group Oc....
Are Max 737s closer to flying? FAA 'looks forward' to international panel's findings as grounding drags on

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 15:26:51 -0400

The FAA "looks forward" to a panel's findings on the Boeing 737 Max jets but stands by the process that certified a key component of the aircraft.....
In-Depth 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan Photos

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 12:59:00 -0400

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