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Harvey Weinstein Accusations: Will it Lead to a Permanent Shift?

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 04:10

As Hollywood deals with the fallout from allegations of sexual assault by Harvey Weinstein, Kim Strassel, Heather McGee and Kasie Hunt discuss the implications for campuses and the halls of Congress.

Palace Intrigue? Haley Says: 'That's Really A Question For Secretary Tillerson'

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 04:01

Amb. Nikki Haley, Gov. John Kasich (R-Ohio) and the panel talk the Iran deal, health care and Steve Bannon in this

Kasich: 'I Just Don't Think There's Any Policy Here' on Health, International Allies and Trade

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 02:50

In an exclusive inventive, Gov. John Kasich (R-Ohio) tells Chuck Todd that the White House is "weakening" long-standing international alliance and allowing authoritarian governments to rise.

India man-eating tiger dies after being electrocuted

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 02:31

A tiger which killed four villagers in central India has died after being electrocuted, an official said Sunday, ending a hunt by armed rangers for the beast. A court in Maharashtra state issued a shoot-to-kill order Friday against the two-year-old female tiger after its latest victim, a woman, died earlier this month. The tiger named "Kala", meaning black in Hindi, was initially captured in July after killing two villagers and injuring four others in Brahmapuri in Maharashtra state.

Kellyanne Conway Morphed Into Pennywise On 'SNL' And It's Terrifying

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 01:14

This “Saturday Night Live” sketch came straight out of a nightmare.

Kurds, Iraqi forces in standoff in oil-rich Kirkuk

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 01:04

Thousands of Iraqi troops were locked in an armed standoff with Kurdish forces in the disputed oil-rich province of Kirkuk as Washington scrambled to avert fighting between its allies in the war against the Islamic State group. The Kurds said Saturday that Baghdad had set a deadline for their forces to surrender positions they took during the fightback against the jihadists over the past three years. On Saturday, armoured vehicles bearing the Iraqi national flag were posted on the bank of a river on the southern outskirts of the city of Kirkuk, an AFP photographer reported.

Analyst lays out prosecution's theory in burned woman trial

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 22:09

BATESVILLE, Miss. (AP) — An intelligence analyst guided a jury Saturday through cellphone data and video footage prosecutors hope will prove their theory that a Mississippi man fatally burned a 19-year-old woman.

German Soccer Team Kneels During Game In Solidarity With NFL Players

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 21:07

German soccer team, Hertha Berlin, shocked fans when they took a knee on the field before their match Saturday.

California couple had marked 50-year anniversary before fire

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 21:03

At least 40 people have died in the deadliest week of wildfires in California history. The victims include a couple who recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, a 14-year-old boy whose parents and older sister were severely burned, and a woman born with a spinal defect who worked to help others despite her own troubles.

California 'horror' fires kill at least 38, deadliest in state history

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 19:20

By Heather Somerville SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Fast-moving fires spread by shifting winds forced thousands more Californians to evacuate their homes on Saturday as the death toll from the deadliest blaze recorded in the state's history rose to at least 38, with hundreds of people still missing. About 10,000 firefighters supported by air tankers and helicopters overhead were battling 16 major wildfires, some encompassing several smaller merged blazes, in areas north of San Francisco that have consumed nearly 214,000 acres (86,000 hectares) over seven days, or roughly 334 square miles (865 sq km) - an area larger than New York City. The 38 confirmed fatalities, including 20 in Sonoma County, already make it the deadliest fire event in California history.

Hillary Clinton suggests the Tories lack ‘empathy’ in warning over ‘divisive’ Brexit rhetoric

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 17:50

Hillary Clinton has suggested Theresa May's Tory Government lacks "empathy" as she called for an end to the "divisive rhetoric and policy" that has emerged in the wake of Brexit. The former US presidential hopeful, speaking in Swansea as she completes a tour of the UK, raised the issue of EU citizens' uncertain futures once Britain cuts ties with Brussels in 2019. As she was presented with an honorary doctorate at Swansea University for her commitment to promoting the rights of families and children around the world, the former first lady said: “Teachers and schools are reporting an outbreak of bullying and racially motivated insults.

Syria: Local militants evacuate as Raqqa battle nears end

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 17:28

BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S.-led coalition and local officials said Saturday that Syrian Islamic State fighters and civilians will be allowed to evacuate Raqqa, a deal that signals the imminent capture of the city but flouts earlier U.S. protests of negotiating safe exits for the extremist group.

Don’t Worry About North Korea: Venezuela Is the Problem

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 16:52

As Donald Trump continues to recklessly handle North Korea, a humanitarian crisis in the South American nation could pose a larger problem for the U.S.

Harvey Weinstein Kicked Out Of Motion Picture Academy

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 16:36

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences decided to expel Harvey Weinstein after holding an emergency meeting on Saturday to discuss the onslaught of sexual harassment and assault allegations directed at the Hollywood mogul.

The Latest: Russia says Syrian army taken key IS-held town

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 15:51

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

Coffey Park is Ground Zero for California fire devastation

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 15:41

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The warnings about impending doom came suddenly and in different ways. Frantic pounding on doors. Blaring fire alarms. Commotion outside windows.

Deadly truck bombing in Mogadishu, Somalia

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 15:18

A huge truck bomb explosion killed at least 20 people in Mogadishul, as shaken residents called it the most powerful blast they'd heard in years.

The Latest: Bannon lays down markers for GOP incumbents

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 12:34

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on Republican infighting (all times local):

Woman Dies in Husband's Arms While Taking Shelter in Swimming Pool To Escape California Wildfire

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 12:26

They waited in the pool for hours, but she didn't make it.