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37 Photos That Show How Hilariously Bad Little Kids Are At Hiding

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 12:39

Playing hide-and-seek is a beloved childhood tradition, but over the years, it seems kids haven’t gotten any better at hiding. 

Nine of the Coolest Test Mules

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 12:30

Paul Ryan comes out against Trump tariffs

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 12:29

The Republican House speaker warned that the punitive measures could spark a “trade war” that undermines benefits from the GOP’s recent tax overhaul.

Google plans $2.6bn New York expansion as tech execs claim 'Silicon Valley is over'

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 12:29

Google is said to be close to signing a $2.4bn deal to establish an East Coast base in New York City, the latest in a series of moves by tech firms who believe Silicon Valley‘s best days may be “over”. If it goes ahead, Google would be among a number of tech companies that are looking to expand their New York footprint. Concerns about the soaring cost of living in San Francisco, and worried that innovation may be accelerating faster in other parts fo the country, a number of firms are looking to New York and other cities.

'Black Panther' Cast Made Sandra Bullock Cry 'As A Mother'

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 11:51

Sandra Bullock says she “started to cry” when she saw the “Black Panther” cast on the 90th Academy Awards red carpet during an interview with “Access Hollywood” on Sunday. Bullock is the mother of two black children, Louis Bardo Bullock and Laila Bullock.

Florida school removes teacher who hosted white supremacist podcast

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 11:20

Social studies teacher Dayanna Volitich is suspended from a Florida middle school after it was revealed that she reportedly secretly hosted a podcast embracing white supremacist ideas.

Turkey detains 4 IS suspects in probe of US embassy threat

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 11:17

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish police detained four Islamic State suspects as part of an investigation into a possible attack on the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, the country's state-run news agency reported on Monday.

Aide turns state witness as Israeli PM visits Washington

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 11:13

JERUSALEM (AP) — A confidant of Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday agreed to turn state's witness in a burgeoning corruption case, becoming the third former aide to testify against the Israeli leader in a series of scandals and casting a shadow over a high-profile visit to the White House.

Report claims Russia influenced Trump's rejection of Romney as secretary of state

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 10:00

A shocking memo authored by former spy Christopher Steele has recently come to light that reveals potential Kremlin influence over Donald Trump's decision-making in the months leading up to his assuming the Oval Office and U.S. presidency. A lengthy New Yorker profile on the ex-MI6 operative delves into both Steele's past and current dealings with congressional committees and special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election. One specific excerpt from the piece is raising eyebrows, and that surrounds a Russian source that claims the Kremlin had specific recommendations for who then President-elect Trump chose as his secretary of state.

Is America Preparing for a Nuclear War with China?

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 09:59

The NPR outlines a new “tailored deterrence” policy that seeks to persuade Chinese leaders to avoid miscalculations—but it could lead to war. Russia’s leader Vladimir Putin unveiled several new nuclear weapons last week in a replay of the Cold War. China, meanwhile, is continuing a similar buildup of high-technology strategic nuclear forces that remains largely hidden from view.

The Navy Just Sent an Aircraft Carrier to Vietnam. Should China Be Worried?

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 09:48

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Helen Mirren Took A Tequila Shot On The Oscars Red Carpet Like The Queen She Is

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 09:41

Helen Mirren is a boss.  

Fayetteville police searching for 2 kids abducted by mother

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 09:36

Fayetteville police are asking for help to find two kids who were abducted by their mother on Sunday.

Sri Lanka imposes curfew in Kandy after anti-Muslim riots

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 09:13

Sri Lanka imposed a curfew Monday in a central hill station town popular with tourists after days of communal unrest that saw a man killed and Muslim businesses set alight. Police had been placed on alert in Kandy, home to famous tea plantations and Buddhist relics, to ensure that the "situation does not spiral into inter-communal conflagration," the government said. Police said there had been riots and arson attacks since the weekend in Kandy.

I'm Raising A Biracial Daughter In Japan, Where She's Surrounded By Blackface

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 09:00

I live in Tokyo, in a homogenous society where 98.5 percent of the population is Japanese. My wife Haruki is Japanese, and my 4-year-old daughter Kantra is the only black girl in her preschool class. I remember when the Japanese delivery nurse called her Halle Berry immediately after my wife gave birth to her.

Ashley Judd, Annabella Sciorra And Salma Hayek Proclaim 'A New Path Forward'

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 08:47

Three of Harvey Weinstein’s most outspoken accusers introduced a powerful video montage Sunday at the Oscars that featured a diverse group of this year’s nominees calling for more inclusion in Hollywood. Actresses Annabella Sciorra, Ashley Judd and Salma Hayek praised Hollywood’s shakeup as the Me Too movement gained strength in the last year, and acknowledged there was more work to be done. “This year, many spoke their truth, and the journey ahead is long, but slowly a new path has emerged,” said Sciorra, referencing sexual misconduct allegations against powerful players in Hollywood.

Florida shooting survivor David Hogg 'hung up on White House call' inviting him to Trump listening session

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 07:18

A survivor of a shooting at Majory Stoneman Douglas High School has said he hung up on a phone call from the White House. David Hogg, a 17-year-old student, said he received a call asking if he was planning to attend a discussion with Donald Trump. Before he hung up, he said he told the White House official: “We don’t need to listen to President Trump.

Trump Pal Carl Icahn Unloaded Millions In Steel-Related Stock Days Before Tariff

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 07:14

Billionaire Carl Icahn, President Donald Trump’s longtime friend and former special adviser, sold $31.3 million in shares of a steel-related company just before Trump announced tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. Icahn told CNBC Thursday that he hadn’t had “much interaction” with Trump in the “past four or five months,” and had no special knowledge of what Trump planned to do or when.

Man charged with shooting man in bulletproof vest at Heights party

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 06:51

Houston police have charged a man in connection with the deadly shooting in a Heights garage apartment early Sunday morning.

Endangered Sumatran tiger falls victim to brutal killing spree

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 06:42

A critically endangered Sumatran tiger was brutally killed in Indonesia on Sunday, the latest victim of a killing spree targeting near-extinct species that has alarmed conservationists. Police on Borneo island arrested at least two people in two separate incidents this year in which an orangutan had been decapitated and another had been shot more than 130 times with an air rifle.