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Twitter Users Get Salty After Researcher Reveals Just How Few French Fries You Should Actually Eat

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 15:09

No one can seriously call french fries are "healthy" and keep a straight face,


The Latest: Inmate moved to death watch as execution looms

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 14:37

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on Thursday's scheduled execution of a Tennessee inmate (all times local):


Sully The Service Dog Arrives To View Owner George H.W. Bush's Casket

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 14:36

Former President George H.W. Bush's unfairly maligned service dog, Sully, was


Graham breaks with Trump, says evidence against Saudi prince in murder is 'a smoking saw'

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 14:22

The South Carolina senator has been one of the president's most dependable allies, until now.


How to Fit a Christmas Tree Into Your Tiny Living Room

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 14:17

Hang your Christmas tree from your ceiling this year


This Is Why We Say 'Scot-Free' (And Not 'Scott Free')

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 13:42

A figure by the name of "Scott Free" appeared to be trending on Twitter on


Everything We Know about the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 13:31

The new supercharged super Stang packs more than 700 horsepower, looks mean, and arrives soon.


US senators: we're certain Saudi crown prince ordered Khashoggi's murder

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 13:23

Senators have emerged from a classified briefing by the CIA director, Gina Haspel, saying they are certain that the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, ordered the murder of the Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. “If the crown prince went in front of a jury he would be convicted in 30 minutes,” Bob Corker, the Republican chair of the Senate foreign relations committee told journalists immediately after the Haspel meeting. A handful of leading senators from both parties attended the secure briefing from Haspel, who flew to Turkey to hear tapes of the 2 October killing from Turkish intelligence intercepts.


George H.W. Bush Was The Last President To Really Get Tough With Israel

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 13:07

One of George H.W. Bush's greatest accomplishments, a flurry of even-handed


Mexican president wants to scrap own immunity

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 12:59

Mexico's new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Tuesday he was sending a bill to Congress to eliminate presidential immunity, which the anti-establishment leftist says has fueled corruption. Widely known by his initials, AMLO, Lopez Obrador has also slashed his own salary by 60 percent and spurned the presidential jet, residence and security detail -- all part of his vow to battle corruption and lead an austere government by example. Under Mexico's current constitution, the president can only be tried for "high crimes" and acts of treason.


NATO Urges Russia to Uphold Nuclear Deal After U.S. Threatens Exit

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 12:09

NATO foreign ministers said Russia is jeopardizing the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty by deploying ground-launched missiles that fall within the banned range of 500 kilometers (311 miles) to 5,500 kilometers. U.S. President Donald Trump pledged in October to abandon the 31-year-old INF accord as a result of alleged Russian violations. “We call on Russia to return urgently to full and verifiable compliance,” the NATO foreign ministers said in a statement released on Tuesday in Brussels.


85-year-old man survives alligator attack in Florida retirement community

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 11:24

The 9-foot, 9-inch gator was captured by a wildlife trapper; the man was rushed to the hospital after he was bitten.


The Longest-Serving Congressman In History Wants To Abolish The Senate

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 11:18

A man who served Congress for more than 59 years says he could fix its broken


Xi arrives in Portugal to boost trade ties

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 11:04

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Portugal on Tuesday for a two-day visit to boost economic ties, despite concern in some EU capitals over China's growing influence across the continent. The initiative offers loans to build railways, roads and ports across Asia, Europe and Africa. "Portugal is an important hub in the land and maritime silk routes," Xi said.


Ocasio-Cortez says climate crisis will be the moon landing, civil rights movement and Great Society of this generation

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 10:09

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said fighting climate change will require bold action akin to Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal or NASA’s Apollo program.


Fifteen migrants die in boat off Libya, Egyptian survivor says

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 09:59

Fifteen migrants have died in a boat off the Libyan coast after spending 12 days at sea without food or water, an Egyptian survivor said on Tuesday. Only 10 migrants from the capsized boat survived, all of whom were suffering from severe dehydration, Othman Belbeisi, head of the U.N. migration agency IOM in Libya, said on Twitter. The owner of a beach chalet found the migrants washing up on the shore near the city of Misrata and called authorities, who brought them to the Red Crescent relief service and hospitals, residents said.


5.1 million pounds of beef added to nationwide recall due to salmonella outbreak

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 09:58

Over 12 million pounds of beef products have been recalled due to a massive


Iran wants to expand missile range despite U.S. opposition

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 09:45

Iran wants to increase its missiles' range, a senior military official was quoted as saying on Tuesday, a move that would irk the United States which views Tehran's weapons program as a regional security threat. U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of an international nuclear agreement in May and reimposed sanctions on the Islamic Republic, criticizing the deal for not including curbs on Iran's development of ballistic missiles. "One of our most important programs is increasing the range of missiles and ammunition," said the head of the Iranian air force, Brigadier General Aziz Nasirzadeh, according to the semi-official Fars news agency.


Michelle Obama: I Didn't Believe America Was Ready For A Black President

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 09:39

Former first lady Michelle Obama admitted again Monday that she never believed


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