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Poll reveals stark divide in how the military views Trump

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 07:52

A new survey finds a big split in our military officers and the troops in general view their current commander in chief.

China's Aircraft Carrier: Just an Old Russian Ship That Can't Fight?

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 07:35

You make the call.  China's Aircraft Carrier: Just an Old Russian Ship That Can't Fight? The Liaoning, Beijing’s first aircraft carrier, is a refurbished second-hand vessel. Party mouthpieces have all refrained from using the carrier’s former name, Varyag – no surprise, given that the Liaoning was a rusty, semi-scrap hull from Ukraine before it was given a new lease of life (and renamed after the northeastern province where the ship underwent a seven-year refit).

JFK Files Don't Make The Details Of His Assassination Any Less Mysterious

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 07:33

Tidbits revealed in newly released National Archives documents related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy suggest the investigation into what happened in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, won’t settle lingering questions.

Iraq sets deadline for Kurds to quit Turkey border post

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 05:50

Iraqi forces set a tight deadline Friday for Kurdish fighters to withdraw from an area on the Turkish border that is critical for oil exports, a government source told AFP. The senior security source, asking not to be named, said Kurdish peshmerga fighters were being given "a few hours" to pull out of the area around the Fishkhabur border post. Iraqi forces on Thursday mounted a new assault on Kurdish fighters in the disputed oil-rich Zummar area of Nineveh province, triggering heavy artillery exchanges.

This Is How Much Trump's Obamacare Sabotage Increased Health Insurance Costs

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 03:00

President Donald Trump’s decision to cut off billions of dollars owed to health insurance providers under the Affordable Care Act caused those companies to substantially increase premiums to cover their losses, according to an analysis published Friday.

A Fire Has Been Burning For Days At A West Virginia Plastics Warehouse

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 22:19

WASHINGTON — A fire continued to smolder at a plastics warehouse in Parkersburg, West Virginia, on Thursday evening, nearly six days after it erupted.

'That's Not Right.' Jeff Flake Won't Endorse GOP Senate Candidate Roy Moore

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 20:52

Flake criticized Moore's comments about Muslim politicians

Texas district attorney overseeing biker cases seeks recusal

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 19:54

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Texas district attorney prosecuting bikers allegedly involved in a 2015 shootout with police in Waco asked for his office to be recused from the case of a biker scheduled to stand trial Nov. 6.

Former Fox Host Eric Bolling Says His Son Died Of An Accidental Overdose

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 19:42

Former Fox News host Eric Bolling said Thursday that his son, Eric Chase Bolling, died last month of an accidental overdose linked in part to opioids.

Aerial Images Reveal North Korea's Secret Network Of Prisons And 'Re-Education' Camps

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 19:02

Newly released satellite images offer a never-before-seen glimpse of North Korea’s “brutal and inhumane” network of political prisons, including secret labor camps.

Muslim Senate Candidate: Jeff Flake Should Have Challenged Trump Rhetoric Sooner

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 18:23

WASHINGTON ― Deedra Abboud, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Arizona, is happy to see Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz) speak out about what he called “personal attacks, … threats against principles, freedoms, and institutions, [and] flagrant disregard for truth or decency,” an apparent criticism of President Donald Trump.

Tanya Thicke reveals late husband Alan Thicke's final words to her and the moment she 'knew something was really, really wrong'

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 17:37

Tanya Thicke is opening up about her late husband, Alan Thicke's, last day alive.

There's A Glaring Hole In Trump's Plan To Fight Opioid Addiction

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 17:24

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he’s declaring the opioid epidemic a national public health emergency and vowed to fight drug addiction.

Haunting images of America's best-preserved ghost town

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 17:14

In the hills east of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California, they used to mine gold. Now, Bodie is a ghost town, and for those allowed in at night, its slowly deteriorating houses, vehicles, and shops tell a story of time against the backdrop of the stars.

Mexico arrests top Sinaloa cartel heroin trafficker

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 16:41

MEXICO CITY (AP) — One of the top heroin traffickers for the sons of Sinaloa drug cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was arrested Thursday, Mexican prosecutors said.

Our Solar System Might Have Just Gotten Its First Interstellar Visitor

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 16:14

We've waited so long.

Trump declares 'public health emergency' over opioid crisis: 'We can be the generation that ends the epidemic'

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 16:05

Responding to a calamitous rise in the number of opioid overdoses and deaths, the president took action today. In declaring a public health emergency, Trump stopped short of the strongest possible response, but the action will bring many federal resources to bear on the crisis.

George W. Bush knew he'd be missed someday. Now he is, even by Democrats.

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 15:33

Widely praised for a recent speech and with new polling showing a spike in approval even among Democrats, former President George W. Bush continues to benefit from comparisons to a certain other Republican president.

Mom and dad charged in death of 4-month-old infant found rotting in swing

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 15:03

An Iowa couple has been charged with murder after the decaying body of their 4-month-old infant was found in a baby swing inside their home, according to WHO.

Bobby Flay attempts to shut down rumors of Food Network friction after 'Iron Chef' drama leaks

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 14:55

Bobby Flay cooked up some controversy while filming "Iron Chef Showdown" earlier this year -- but it's unclear whether or not he intentionally burned Food Network.