Donald Trump doesn?t talk like other presidents. Would he be a better president if he did?
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:07:57 -0400 - When Donald Trump speaks, he sounds ? unabashedly, unmistakably ? like Donald Trump. But does he sound like a president? Does that even matter?
NRA?s LaPierre: Greatest U.S. ?domestic threats? are political, academic and media elites
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:17:23 -0400 - National Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre urged gun owners to stand up to ?academic elites, political elites and media elites? at the annual convention.
Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 11:29:32 -0400 - By Can Sezer and David Dolan ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey has blocked online encyclopaedia Wikipedia, the telecommunications watchdog said on Saturday, citing a law allowing it to ban access to websites deemed obscene or a threat to national security. The ...
Correction: Missing Children-Arkansas story
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:05:46 -0400 - MENA, Ark. (AP) ? In a story April 27 about two missing Arkansas children, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Polk County Sheriff's Office, reported erroneously the age of one of the children. Reilly James Scarbrough is 9, not 10.
Sanders calls Obama?s $400K Wall Street speaking fee ?unfortunate?
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:08:57 -0400 - Though he praised the former president, Sanders also repeated criticisms from his campaign about the influence of Wall Street over Washington.
Apple Trying To Persuade California DMV To Change Self-Driving Rules
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 07:04:16 -0400 - The tech giant also wants the state?s restriction on using self-driving vehicles without a human driver to be removed.
Filipino troops kill notorious Abu Sayyaf kidnapper in clash
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 21:28:38 -0400 - MANILA, Philippines (AP) ? Philippine marines have killed an Abu Sayyaf extremist commander and a notorious kidnapper who had sailed across the sea border into Malaysia to snatch tourists and sailors for ransom, the military chief said Saturday.
Strong earthquake hits off Philippines, no major impact seen
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:22:10 -0400 - A strong earthquake measuring 7.2 struck off the coast of Mindanao island in the Philippines on Saturday, and the country's seismology agency advised people to stay away from coastal areas but expected no major damage. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center ...
Tad Cummins' Wife Says She Warned Her Husband About Getting Too Close to Teen
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:37:00 -0400 - Jill Cummins says the girl was like a daughter to her.
19 Cute Red, White, and Blue Fourth of July Outfit Ideas
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Trump signs spending bill to avert government shutdown ? for one week
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:13:54 -0400 - The House passed a continuing resolution, or "CR," giving Congress until next Friday to hammer out a spending deal for the rest of the fiscal year.
AG Sessions vows to 'hammer' MS-13 street gang
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:18:38 -0400 - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions pledged federal resources to crack down on the New York gang.
Turkey, US can turn Raqa into 'graveyard' for IS: Erdogan
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 07:12:27 -0400 - Turkey and the United States can join forces to turn the Islamic State jihadist group's de-facto capital of Raqa in Syria into a "graveyard" for the extremists, the Turkish president said on Saturday. The Turkish government is pressuring Washington to st...
4th Arkansas inmate executed in 8 days lurches on gurney
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:27:41 -0400 - VARNER, Ark. (AP) ? Arkansas executed its fourth inmate in eight days Thursday night, wrapping up an accelerated schedule with a lethal injection that left the prisoner lurching and convulsing 20 times before he died.
Pacific Command Admiral Says Hawaii Needs Stronger Defenses Against North Korea
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:58:27 -0400 - U.S. Pacific Command wants more missile interceptors because of North Korea, but that could complicate things with other countries.
Friends hail woman, 86, killed trying to stop attack as hero
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:43:25 -0400 - NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (AP) ? A young man was identified Friday as the suspect in the sexual assault and beating death of an 86-year-old California woman remembered as a hero by investigators and neighbors after she used a walking stick to try to stop ...
Environmental Protection Agency scraps climate change page on its website 'to reflect Donald Trump's priorities'
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 06:23:20 -0400 - The climate change information page on the Environmental Protection Agency?s website has been scrapped. A statement on the EPA website said language regarding the Clean Power Plan ? Barack Obama?s landmark effort to curb carbon emissions ? was ?...
Body Believed to Be Teen Hiker Found, Grandmother Still Missing
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 12:47:00 -0400 - He was found Friday, according to reports.
This 7-year-old girl wrote a letter to Google and got a tech job out of it
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:39:20 -0400 - How about this amazing little nugget to restore your faith in humanity: Chloe Bridgewater, a seven-year-old from Hereford, UK, is a big fan of technology and eventually wants to work for Google. Rather than wasting any time, she decided to send Google C...
Russians, in peaceful protest, call for Putin to quit
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:53:00 -0400 - By Andrew Osborn and Svetlana Reiter MOSCOW (Reuters) - Several hundred Russians lined up in central Moscow on Saturday under the gaze of riot police to hand over handwritten appeals for President Vladimir Putin to quit, as similar protests took place in...
First Lady dedicates 'healing' garden at children's hospital
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:11:04 -0400 - WASHINGTON (AP) ? Off in the distance, young patients can see the Washington Monument from the hospital's new rooftop "healing" garden, dedicated Friday by first lady Melania Trump as a place children and their families can breathe fresh a...
US condemns Macedonia parliament violence
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:20:23 -0400 - The United States on Friday strongly condemned chaotic violence in Macedonia's parliament and called on authorities "to hold accountable" those responsible. "Violence has no place in the democratic process," the State Department said in a statement, addi...
Arkansas's fourth execution in eight days ends death chamber flurry
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:37:49 -0400 - By Steve Barnes GRADY, Ark. (Reuters) - Arkansas on Thursday executed its fourth inmate in eight days, administering a lethal injection to a man who killed two people after escaping from a prison where he had been serving a life sentence for murdering a ...
Syria Says Israel Attacked With Missiles Today
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:58:33 -0400 - The Syrian military said in a statement that the attack, which could be felt at least 15 kilometers (9 miles) away, was carried out by Israel and aimed to "raise the morale of terrorist groups" the government maintains are waging war against Pre...
Knights of Malta elect temporary leader for reform period
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 10:21:34 -0400 - VATICAN CITY (AP) ? The ancient Knights of Malta religious order on Saturday elected a temporary leader during a period of reform after the last grand master was effectively ousted by Pope Francis.
How relations between White House and intelligence agencies crumbled in Donald Trump's first 100 days
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:01:00 -0400 - The intelligence and security agencies in the US played a key role in Donald Trump?s election victory and they may yet be the ones who bring down this most extraordinary of presidents in recent American history. Hillary Clinton could well have been in ...
Facebook Killer Promised Girlfriend He'd Change in Messages He Left Before Murder
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:47:00 -0400 - Joy Lane shared the messages with Inside Edition.
Get ready for all the wireless carriers to get worse
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:34:40 -0400 - The last couple months have seen a welcome change in the wireless industry. Instead of massively confusing bills and data caps, we've had prices slashed across the board and unlimited data plans for all. But thanks to the unending drive for consolidat...
U.S. says time to act on North Korea, China says not up to Beijing alone
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:08:11 -0400 - By Michelle Nichols and Lesley Wroughton UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned on Friday that failure to curb North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs could lead to 'catastrophic consequences,' while China an...
Late Boy's Family Wants April's Calf To Be Named After Him
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:07:56 -0400 - The calf, who is now almost two weeks old, will be named through a vote held by the upstate New York zoo.
The 66 Most Delish Taco Recipes
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NRA?s Wayne LaPierre calls academic and media elites ?America?s greatest threat?
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:55:00 -0400 - Executive vice president and CEO of the National Rifle Association Wayne LaPierre spoke ahead of President Trump at an NRA meeting and said academic and media elites are ?America?s greatest domestic threats.?
Friendly fire may have killed 2 Army Rangers in Afghanistan
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:57:33 -0400 - WASHINGTON (AP) ? Two Army Rangers killed during a raid on an Islamic State compound in eastern Afghanistan may have died as a result of friendly fire during the opening minutes of the fierce, three-hour firefight, the Pentagon said Friday.
Iran candidates square off in first TV debate
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:10:25 -0400 - The six candidates standing in Iran's presidential election squared off in their first ever live television debate Friday, with moderate President Hassan Rouhani coming under fire from a key rival. Televised debates are a relatively new feature of Irania...
Two members of alt-right accused of making white supremacist hand signs in White House after receiving press passes
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 12:46:00 -0400 - Two conservative journalists have sparked outcry on social media by making what some have interpreted as a white supremacist hand symbol at a recent visit to the White House. ?Just two people doing a white power hand gesture in the White House,? Fusi...
Father of missing boy says he's desperate to find son
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:44:48 -0400 - LOS ANGELES (AP) ? The father of a 5-year-old boy reported missing about a week ago in California has released a statement saying he is desperate to find his son, on the same day homicide detectives searched his home.
The little device that adds Alexa to any Android phone is on sale for 50% off
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:20:23 -0400 - Amazon?s virtual personal assistant Alexa is awesome, but it does have a few drawbacks. Namely, it isn?t available everywhere we want it to be. Sure, Alexa isn?t just confined to Amazon?s own speakers like the Amazon Echo anymore, since third-part...
Trump's demand Seoul pay for THAAD will test ties as Moon presidency looms
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 04:52:24 -0400 - By James Pearson and Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's suggestion that South Korea could pay for an advanced U.S. missile defense system could test the strength of the alliance between Seoul and Washington at a time of rising te...
6 Hidden Gems in Utah's National Parks
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:08:30 -0400 - Utah's Zion and Bryce Canyon national parks illustrate the diverse terrain and geological splendors of America's top national parks. "Millions of people visit Zion, but relatively few go exploring into the park's secret places," says Janice Holly Booth, ...
Can the Hennessey Exorcist drive out the Dodge Demon?
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 05:28:26 -0400 - Texas tuner extraordinaire Hennessey Performance wants to give anyone considering snapping up the new Dodge Challenger SRT Demon cause for concern. At the New York International Auto Show, Dodge confounded expectations with an 840hp street-legal drag car...
508-Million-Year-Old Sea Monster Had 50 Legs and Giant Claws
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:55:00 -0400 - A 508-million-year-old critter ? one that looks like a weird lobster with 50 legs, two claws and a tent-like shell ? is the oldest known arthropod with mandibles on record, a new study finds. Arthropods are a group of invertebrates that includes spid...
Palestinians say dozens wounded at protests for prisoners
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:31:18 -0400 - RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) ? Dozens of Palestinians were hurt in clashes with Israeli soldiers at demonstrations across the West Bank Friday in support of hundreds of prisoners observing the 12th day of an open-ended hunger strike, Palestinian health offi...
Venezuela formally notifies OAS it will leave amid protests
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:52:41 -0400 - CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) ? Venezuela formally notified the Organization of American States on Friday of its intention to leave the regional body amid sometimes violent protests at home and international calls for its embattled government to hold delayed ...
You Can Now Eat At Taco Bell's Top-Secret Test Kitchen
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:52:23 -0400 - It's like getting access to Willy Wonka's factory.
Former officer charged with hitting kids with car, killing 1
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 03:02:57 -0400 - MIAMI (AP) ? A Florida sheriff's deputy was sleeping when his 11-year-old daughter called and asked him to pick her up at her school bus stop. Seconds later, his daughter screamed into the phone. "Dad, help me, help me!"
8 Great Gadgets For Your Next Road Trip
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EU on course to renew Russia sanctions barring Le Pen election win
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:14:21 -0400 - By Gabriela Baczynska VALLETTA (Reuters) - The European Union will seek to renew economic sanctions against Russia when they expire at the end of July, encouraged by U.S. President Donald Trump's unexpectedly frosty relations with Moscow, EU diplomats an...
Elon Musk just unveiled the first photo of Tesla?s upcoming semi-truck
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:33:58 -0400 - Earlier today, Elon Musk delivered an engrossing TED Talk under the following umbrella theme: The Future You. While TED Talks have arguably reached a saturation point these days, any time Musk is given a platform to discuss his vision for the future, it...
2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:35:00 -0400 - Korea's attempt to out-Prius the Prius.
College student credits his Apple Watch for saving his life
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:30:01 -0400 - Casey Bennett knew that by pressing down the side button of his Apple Watch it would dial 911 and text his emergency contact.