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Facebook To Shut Down 'Trending' News Section In Favor Of Breaking News Test

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 12:16

Facebook is set to kill its "trending" news section next week after four years

Active fissure causing destruction in Hawaii neighborhood

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 12:10

Following the eruption at Kilauea, one of the most active fissures has led to mass evacuations in one neighborhood. Authorities warn people who refuse to leave may be left to face the dangers on their own.

LeBron James Cuts Off Tense NBA Finals Interview On J.R. Smith

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 12:06

LeBron James' patience ran into overtime following the Cleveland Cavaliers'

Family Of Black Florida Man Killed By Sheriff's Deputy Awarded A Measly 4 Cents

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 11:37

A federal jury determined that the family of a black man killed in his home in

Is Michael Cohen still the president's lawyer?

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 11:17

Yahoo News has tried to ask multiple members of Trump’s legal team whether Cohen remains the president’s attorney, but they have not responded.

Modi calls for 'equal access' to shared maritime area

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 10:30

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Friday for countries to have "equal access" to shared maritime and air spaces, and for regional disputes to be settled under international law. In a speech at the start of a security summit in Singapore, Modi described his vision of nations across the Asia-Pacific region forging closer security and economic ties. Although Modi did not single Beijing out for direct criticism, he referred to China's military buildup in the South China Sea and its sweeping territorial claims across the strategic waterway.

Could Japan Have Won World War II by NOT Attacking Pearl Harbor?

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 10:00

In other words, it would have evicted U.S. forces from the Philippine Islands, seized Pacific islands and built airfields there, and employed air and submarine attacks to cut the U.S. Pacific Fleet down to size on its westward voyage to the Philippines’ relief. Interceptive operations would have culminated in a fleet battle somewhere in the Western Pacific.

Whataburger apologizes after manager denies service to Friendswood police officer who was openly carrying gun

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 09:57

The Friendswood Police detective was dressed in plain clothes Thursday morning with a gun on his side and a badge next to it, the department says.

Fiat Chrysler to phase out diesel in Europe by 2021

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 09:48

The clock is ticking for diesel at Fiat Chrysler, at least in its passenger cars in Europe and other key regions, CEO Sergio Marchionne said Friday. Fiat Chrysler, owner of the Jeep and Maserati brands, plans to phase out diesel-powered engines in its passenger cars by 2021 in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Marchionne told a meeting of investors and analysts in Balocco, northern Italy.

Inside Anna Karlin's New Showroom

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 08:00

China angles for Swaziland to ditch Taiwan before major African summit

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 05:36

China hopes self-ruled Taiwan's only remaining African ally, Swaziland, will sever ties with Taipei before China hosts a summit of African leaders this year, the foreign ministry said on Friday, keeping up the pressure on Taiwan. Taiwan is claimed by China as its own, with Beijing saying that as it is merely a Chinese province it has no right to state-to-state relations. Taiwan has lost two diplomatic allies in the past month, most recently the West African state of Burkina Faso, which re-established ties with Beijing last weekend.

More young people plan to vote this year. But their key issues may surprise you.

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 05:00

Young people sharply increased their level of political engagement after the mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla., political scientists say. But will the passion remain for the upcoming elections?

Trump pardons Dinesh D'Souza, says lifestyle maven Stewart may be next

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 04:46

By Doina Chiacu and Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Thursday pardoned a conservative commentator and said he was considering pardoning lifestyle maven Martha Stewart and commuting a former Illinois governor's prison sentence, prompting critics to accuse him of subverting the rule of law. Trump announced on Twitter his decision to pardon pundit and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza, who pleaded guilty in 2014 to U.S. campaign finance law violations and was an outspoken critic of Democratic former President Barack Obama, saying he had been "treated very unfairly by our government!" The Republican president then told reporters on a flight to Houston he was also considering a pardon for Stewart, who was convicted in 2004 on charges of conspiracy, obstruction of justice and making false statements in an insider-trading probe.

Red Flag Laws Are Linked To Declines In Gun Suicides, New Study Finds

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 00:01

Gun suicides declined significantly in two states after they passed laws

Deaths by Suicide and Firearms Are Rising Sharply Among Kids

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 00:01

After years of declines

Police Back at Kidnapping Suspect's Home Where Bodies Found

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 00:00

Stewart Weldon was arrested Sunday following a chase after police tried to stop him for having a broken tail light, authorities said.

US vows UN Security Council veto of proposal on Palestinians

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 23:33

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.S. is vowing to veto an Arab-backed resolution that asks the U.N. chief to propose measures to ensure "international protection" for Palestinian civilians.

Ruthie Ann Miles Returns to Work After Losing Her Unborn Baby and the Car Crash Death of Daughter

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 23:10

Ruthie Ann Miles is returning to the stage after a car crash took the life of her 5-year-old daughter and just weeks after she lost her unborn baby

The Latest: 14-year-old Texan wins National Spelling Bee

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 23:01

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the Scripps National Spelling Bee (all times local):