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Mother, son and daughter all arrested in connection to multiple robberies on Long Island

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 20:35

A woman and her two children have been arrested in Long Island in connection to seven armed robberies, all of which took place over the last month.

David Petraeus: White House Is Wrong, Generals Are 'Fair Game' For Criticism

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 19:42

Petraeus on WH's claim that it's "inappropriate" to debate a general: "We in uniform protect the rights of others to criticize us frankly."

2018 Porsche 911 Carrera T: Here It Is

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 19:25

The Carrera T is yet another 911 variant, but this is now the lightest 911 you can buy.

Pets And People Are Joyously Reuniting After California Wildfires

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 18:50

Some Northern Californians who feared the worst for their pets in the wake of this month’s deadly wildfires are getting some welcome good news in recent days: Their animals survived.

Teen attacks, wounds several people with ax in Switzerland

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 18:36

BERLIN (AP) — A 17-year-old boy apparently attacked and wounded several people with an ax in a small town in northeastern Switzerland on Sunday evening, police said.

Abe to push reform of Japan's pacifist constitution after election win

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 18:26

By Leika Kihara and Linda Sieg TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc scored a big win in Sunday's election, bolstering his chance of becoming the nation's longest-serving premier and re-energizing his push to revise the pacifist constitution. Abe's Liberal Democratic Party-led (LDP) coalition won a combined 312 seats, keeping its two-thirds "super majority" in the 465-member lower house, local media said. A hefty win raises the likelihood that Abe, who took office in December 2012, will secure a third three-year term as LDP leader next September and go on to become Japan's longest-serving premier.

Mitch McConnell says he still trusts President Trump, despite past scuffles

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 18:07

Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell still trusts Donald Trump, despite the president’s attacks on him and the rest of the GOP, McConnell told CNN Sunday on "State of the Union."

Two dead as typhoon slams into Japan after election day

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 15:50

A powerful typhoon ripped into central Japan early Monday, leaving two dead and more than 10 injured, hours after millions struggled to the polls for a national election. Authorities advised thousands living in coastal areas or near rivers to evacuate to shelters as Typhoon Lan, described as "very large and very strong", made landfall in Shizuoka southwest of Tokyo at around 3.00 am (1800 GMT Sunday). The typhoon was moving northeast as winds slowed slightly, and may hit Tokyo and surrounding regions during Monday morning rush hours.

Putin critic Navalny, freed from jail, resumes presidential campaign

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 15:41

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny held a political rally on Sunday, hours after being released from jail and pledged to continue his presidential campaign despite the authorities saying he is ineligible to stand. Navalny, a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin, was detained by police in late September and sentenced to 20 days in jail on charges of repeatedly violating laws by organizing public meeting and rallies. It was the third time he had been jailed this year, part of what he says is a pattern of Kremlin harassment designed to thwart his political ambitions.

Jimmy Carter Wants to Help President Trump Resolve the North Korea Crisis

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 14:20

“I told him that I was available if they ever need me”

Travel plea for conjoined twins in blockaded Gaza

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 14:05

Conjoined twins born in Gaza Sunday need to leave the blockaded Palestinian enclave for treatment crucial to their survival, their doctor and a family member said. "A woman gave birth this morning to Siamese twins joined at the stomach and pelvis," Allam Abu Hamda, head of the neonatal unit at Gaza's Shifa Hospital, told AFP. The twins, whose condition Abu Hamda said was stable, have one shared leg, but separate hearts and lungs.

Trump says he spoke the name of fallen U.S. soldier in call with widow

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 13:40

“Look, I’ve called many people. And I would think that every one of them appreciated it,” Trump told Maria Bartiromo in an interview on Fox News on Sunday.

Oregon day care shuttered after 2nd death in 2 years

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 13:32

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Regulators in Oregon have shuttered a day care after a second baby died there in as many years, an unprecedented number of deaths at a single day care center for the state.

Director James Toback Accused Of Sexual Harassment

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 13:22

The women came forward to accuse the 72-year-old writer of harassment spanning decades.

On the USS Reagan amid growing nuclear tensions

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 13:17

ABC News' Chief Global Correspondent Martha Raddatz travelled to the USS Reagan for an exclusive look at U.S. military preparations near North Korea.

Strudel The Obese Dog's Fitness Journey Is Nothing Short Of Inspiring

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 12:55

The dramatic weight loss of a severely chunky golden retriever mix could be an inspiration to people caring for overweight pets.

The Latest: Russia accuses US of 'barbaric' bombing of Raqqa

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 11:54

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria (all times local):

How John Kelly Exposed Himself As Steve Bannon Lite

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 11:42

The notion of the three retired generals surrounding Donald Trump―National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster, Defense Secretary James Mattis, and Chief of Staff John Kelly―protecting Americans from an unstable, impulsive demagogue who might create global catastrophe has been around since the beginning of the Trump presidency.

Chinese President Xi Jinping Declares Era of “National Rejuvenation”

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 11:41

Chinese president Xi Jinping declared an era of national rejuvenation in a speech that garnered 1.5 billion virtual claps on a virtual applause app released in conjunction with the Communist Party congress.