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Blast outside president rally in central Afghanistan kills at least 24

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 05:30:58 -0400

A suicide bomber killed at least 24 people outside a campaign rally for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Tuesday, less than two weeks ahead of elections which the Taliban have vowed to disrupt. A furthe....
B-2 Spirit: The Stealth Bomber Trump Could Send to Strike Iran

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 23:00:00 -0400

Or North Korea, Russia, China--anyone.....
'A serial killer off the streets': Florida man charged in woman's death linked to slayings of three others

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 18:00:49 -0400

A man arrested in the 2016 death of a woman in Palm Beach has also been genetically linked to the slayings of three women in Daytona Beach.....
Kamala Harris had a 'Trump strategy': Brazile on third Democratic debate

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 14:16:08 -0400

The Powerhouse Roundtable analyzes the third Democratic debate and discusses the week's politics on "This Week."....
The Future of Design: Transportation

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 16:26:10 -0400

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The world's oil producers keep a massive amount of capacity in reserve. But it's almost all in Saudi Arabia and the drone attack messed with that too.

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 07:20:56 -0400

Drones hit two key Saudi Aramco oil refineries, shutting down production on around 5% of the world's daily oil production and causing prices to surge.....
Newly Appointed Women’s March Board Member Accused FBI of Recruiting for ISIS

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 14:51:33 -0400

The Women's March announced the introduction of 16 new members to its board on Monday, one of whom once accused the FBI of recruiting for ISIS.Zahra Billoo, a civil-rights attorney who is also the....
Trump lashes out at Kavanaugh accusers as pressure builds for justice's impeachment

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 13:40:46 -0400

Donald Trump has tweeted an angry defence of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh over fresh sexual misconduct allegations as pressure to impeach the controversial judge continues to build.At the wee....
Eight injured after Hong Kong train derails at rush hour

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 22:39:29 -0400

A rare train derailment disrupted services in Hong Kong on Tuesday, the rail operator said, threatening commuter chaos during rush hour. The disruption to a usually seamless network used by nearly 6 ....
New spats shake Iraq's teetering stability -- and its PM

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 06:20:12 -0400

As fissures within a powerful paramilitary force go public for the first time and a revolving door of top politicians consults Tehran, Iraq's fragile political balance is crumbling, analysts say, with....
The U.S. Army's Next Generation of Super Weapons Are Coming

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 03:28:00 -0400

And Iran, North Korea, Russia and China should be very afraid.....
'A war zone': Propane explosion kills firefighter, injures 8 others, levels building in Maine

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 18:12:50 -0400

A firefighter was killed and eight others were injured when a powerful propane explosion destroyed a new building Monday in Farmington, Maine.....
Foxconn Billionaire Terry Gou Drops Taiwan Presidential Bid

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 00:34:08 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Terry Gou, the billionaire founder of Foxconn Technology Group, pulled out of next year’s presidential election in Taiwan, a move that may help unite the opposition Kuomintang party.Gou....
Mexico: 5 shot dead in Tabasco bar amid holiday celebrations

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 14:15:06 -0400

The prosecutor's office in the Gulf coast state of Tabasco said in a statement that the victims were all adult males, three of them brothers. It added that the attack took place in Rio Tinto, outside....
Astronomers Observe the Most Massive Neutron Star Ever

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 10:59:00 -0400

It's 15 miles across with a mass of more than twice the sun.....
California Bans State-Sponsored Travel to Iowa over Refusal to Provide Medicaid Coverage for Gender-Reassignment Surgeries

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 15:25:41 -0400

California added an eleventh state to its travel blacklist on Friday, banning state-sponsored travel to Iowa over that state's refusal to cover gender-transition surgeries under its Medicaid progr....
Rep. Ilhan Omar defends her controversial World Trade Center remarks: '9/11 was an attack on all Americans'

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 13:25:03 -0400

Rep. Ilhan Omar responded to criticism from a 9/11 victim’s son, who, during a memorial reading of victims’ names at Ground Zero last week, called out the freshman congresswoman for past remarks she m....
Salamander that lived at London Zoo for 20 years could be the largest amphibian in the world

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 19:01:00 -0400

A salamander that lived at London Zoo for 20 years has turned out to be a new species which could be the largest amphibian in the world. The animal, which was kept at the zoo in the Twenties and later....
Mugabe gets low-key farewell in Zimbabwe home village

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 12:29:22 -0400

The remains of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe, who died on September 6, arrived in his home village on Monday for a subdued farewell at a dusty sports field after a weekend state funeral with....
Back in 2015, Iran Practiced Sinking a U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 10:35:00 -0400

Could this become a reality?....
China signals veto in standoff with U.S. over Afghan U.N. mission: diplomats

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 13:16:50 -0400

China and the United States are deadlocked over a U.N. resolution to extend a mission in Afghanistan, with Beijing signaling it will cast a veto because there is no reference to its Belt and Road proj....
New Zealand’s Ardern Under Scrutiny After Botched Sexual Assault Allegation

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 01:34:21 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s leadership is under scrutiny after her Labour Party botched its handling of an alleged sexual assault on a 19-year-old party volunteer.Ardern....
Black transgender woman found 'burned beyond recognition' in Florida, officials say

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 12:53:13 -0400

Bee Love Slater was found badly burned in a car in Florida earlier this month. Advocates believe she is the 18th transgender person killed this year.....
The Latest: GOP stands by Kavanaugh, rips NY Times

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 17:35:37 -0400

The chairman of the Senate committee that hosted Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings is ripping The New York Times for publishing "unsubstantiated" allegations. Iowa Republi....
Man who dragged shark to death from speedboat and poured alcohol down throats of fish is jailed

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 11:56:55 -0400

A Florida man who dragged a shark to its death from a high-speed boat has been jailed for 10 days.Robert Benac III will pay a $2,500 fine, perform 250 hours of service at an animal shelter and lose hi....
James Murdoch: 'There are views I really disagree with' on Fox News

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 10:22:39 -0400

Rupert Murdoch’s younger son gave subtle but pointed criticism of the network in an interview with the New YorkerJames Murdoch in Florence, Italy, on 19 October 2015. Photograph: Bloomberg/Bloomberg ....
The oil industry vs. the electric car

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 05:04:29 -0400

Electric vehicles could make up nearly half the fleet of passenger cars and trucks by 2040. But oil and gas companies are striking back.....
Subterranean blaze: Indonesia struggles to douse underground fires

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 11:31:22 -0400

Thousands of Indonesian firefighters are locked in an around-the-clock game of Whack-a-Mole as they battle to extinguish an invisible enemy -- underground fires that aggravate global warming. Vast bl....
Forget Those F-35s: Could Iran Crush Israel in a War?

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 20:32:16 -0400

Iran’s armed forces ranked thirteenth in the world--and Israel sixteenth. Could it be right? One study says yes.....
Taiwan says China meddling with elections after Solomon Islands cuts ties

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 06:20:07 -0400

Taiwan accused China on Monday of trying to influence its presidential and legislative elections after the Solomon Islands cut off ties with Taipei. The Solomon Islands was the sixth country to switc....
Putin Loses Legendary Approval-Rating Crown to His New Neighbor

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Want the lowdown on European markets? In your inbox before the open, every day. Sign up here.Vladimir Putin takes great pride in his sky-high approval rating. But with Muscovites rising....
Blasphemy accusation in Pakistan sparks ransacking of Hindu temple, school

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 03:37:26 -0400

KARACHI/ISLAMABAD, Sept 16 (Reuters) - A crowd in Pakistan ransacked a school and Hindu temple after a Hindu principal was accused of blasphemy, police said on Monday, the latest case to raise concern....
VIDEO: Would-be burglars kick in front door of Bay Area house, scared off by homeowner

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 17:45:04 -0400

Two masked-man kicked in the front door of a Pleasanton home in an attempted home-invasion -- and it was all caught on surveillance video.....
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Mon, 16 Sep 2019 13:24:00 -0400

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Agency could keep Three Mile Island nuclear debris in Idaho

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 18:52:57 -0400

The partially melted reactor core from the worst nuclear accident in U.S. history could remain in Idaho for another 20 years if regulators finalize a license extension sought by the U.S. Energy Depart....
Hong Kong lawmaker urges UN to probe growing 'police brutality'

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 09:37:33 -0400

A Hong Kong lawmaker called Monday on the UN to launch an international investigation into a police crackdown on pro-democracy protests, voicing alarm at escalating "brutality". "Hong Kong is on the ....
Trump's Worst Fear: Iran Attacks U.S. Bases and Aircraft Carriers with Missiles

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 08:04:10 -0400

Iran is continuing to develop increasingly long-range ballistic missiles -- and is firing some shorter-range missiles in combat -- despite demands from the U.S. government that the Islamic republic to....
US soldier killed in Afghanistan after failed peace talks

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 15:42:00 -0400

A US Special Forces soldier was killed in Afghanistan on Monday morning, according to a statement from Department of Defence officials.The soldier is the 17th American service member to die during com....
Amazon deforestation is driven by criminal networks, report finds

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 23:00:14 -0400

Criminals threaten and attack government officials, forest defenders and indigenous people, Human Rights Watch findsDeforestation in the Amazon basin in Colniza, Mato Grosso state, Brazil, on 29 Augus....
'Call of Duty' gamer Casey Viner solicited a fatal 'swatting' call. He was sentenced to 15 months in prison

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 20:52:54 -0400

Casey Viner, a 19-year-old gamer who planned a hoax 911 call resulting in an innocent Kansas man's death, was sentenced to 15 months in prison Friday.....
Dog Shot, Killed During Virginia Beach Home Burglary

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 17:37:00 -0400

Police in Virginia Beach are investigating after a dog was shot and killed during a burglary attempt at a home in the city around 4 a.m.....
More than half of teens say they're 'afraid' and 'angry' about climate change — and 1 in 4 of them are doing something about it

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 12:33:25 -0400

Teenagers in the US are afraid of climate change but are also increasingly participating in activist activity, according to a new poll.....
Egypt says no 'breakthrough' with Ethiopia over Nile dam

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 16:07:34 -0400

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry told reporters that talks over the $5 billion Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam had stopped for more than a year before restarting in Cairo earlier in the day. The long-r....
U.S. farmers receive $4.07 billion of latest government trade aid

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 18:13:02 -0400

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has paid $4.07 billion of its latest round of compensation for farmers suffering from the trade war with China as of Monday, Communications Director Michawn R....
Earth to warm more quickly, new climate models show

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 03:46:33 -0400

Greenhouse gases thrust into the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels are warming Earth's surface more quickly than previously understood, according to new climate models set to replace those used in cu....
See This A-10 Warthog? It Could Wipe Out Iran's Swarm Boats in a War

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 03:40:00 -0400

At least that is the plan.....
Kim Jong-un ‘invites Trump to visit Pyongyang in letter’

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 08:09:00 -0400

Kim Jong-un invited Donald Trump to visit Pyongyang in a letter sent in August amid stalled denuclearisation talks, according to diplomatic sources.Mr Kim spoke of his “willingness” for a third summit....
India Is Dangerously Close to Becoming an Also-Ran

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 23:00:16 -0400

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- India’s government will shortly find itself at a fork in the road. Will it choose globalization and export-oriented growth? Or will the isolationists in the ruling Bharatiya Jan....
'Evil needs to pay': Missing Florida mom Casei Jones and her four children all found dead in Georgia

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 21:26:13 -0400

Casei Jones, 32, and her four children, were found dead in Georgia and a warrant has been issued for Casei Jones' husband, Michael Wayne Jones Jr.....