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Flexible Frittata is thick, satisfying omelet

Top Stories - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 08:28

What to do on a busy weeknight when you poke your head into the fridge and discover a variety of souvenirs left over from previous meals — including veggies, protein and starch? Just reach for a carton of eggs and turn the whole thing into a one-skillet meal. Leftovers? Not at all. The Flexible Frittata is a thick, satisfying omelet.


The U.S. Army Is Building a New Tank in a Very Sneaky Way

Top Stories - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 08:27

The U.S. Army just got a new tank. On Oct. 4, 2017, the Army’s program office for ground vehicles announced that the service had accepted the first M-1A2SEPV3 “on schedule and on budget.” General Dynamics Land Systems builds the tank in Lima, Ohio, using existing M-1 hulls as a starting point. The Army asked to buy 58 M-1A2SEPV3 tanks in 2018, against a total requirement for around a thousand of the new vehicles — enough to equip all of the branch’s active-duty tank brigades.


German conservative parties say they agree on migrant limit

Top Stories - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 07:53

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's conservative parties said Monday they have agreed on a law limiting the number of migrants allowed to enter the country every year — though the government and parliament will have the power to change the figure in the future.


Ex-Marine challenges 'king of Instagram' Dan Bilzerian to fight after their Las Vegas shooting row comes to a head

Top Stories - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 07:28

A veteran marine and US Medal of Honor winner has challenged the so-called "King of Instagram" to a fight after their row over the Las Vegas massacre escalated. Dakota Meyer accused Dan Bilzerian of giving out his wife Bristol Palin's phone number to his friends, which he claimed had led to a series of prank calls to the daughter of former vice presidential candidate, Sarah Palin. You got it, Dan?


5 Young Native Americans On What Indigenous Peoples Day Means To Them

Top Stories - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 07:01

On Monday, as people across the country celebrated the controversial Columbus Day holiday, young Native Americans in Los Angeles marked Indigenous Peoples Day for the first time in their city.


Nigerian VP Osinbajo says running for presidency not 'on the cards'

Top Stories - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 06:05

By Libby George and Karin Strohecker LONDON (Reuters) - Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who has served as acting president for much of this year, said on Monday he had not given any thought to contesting the country's next presidential election in 2019. Nigeria has faced heightened uncertainty over whether President Muhammadu Buhari plans to contest the next election. Buhari, 74, took power in 2015 but has been absent for much of this year due to illness.


Philippines: NY 'plotter' was allegedly doctor to pro-IS gunmen

Top Stories - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 04:45

A Filipino doctor wanted over a foiled jihadist plot targeting New York's subway and Times Square previously treated pro-Islamic State (IS) group militants in the mountains of southern Philippines, the military said on Monday. Russell Salic, 37, had links to the Maute group, which since May had been occupying parts of the Philippines' most important Islamic city of Marawi in a bid to establish an IS caliphate in Southeast Asia, Philippine authorities said. "He was among those who were treating wounded members of the Maute group," military spokesman Colonel Edgard Arevalo told AFP.


What You Don't Get To See When Your Plane Is Landing

Top Stories - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 04:01

There’s no better window seat than the one in the cockpit.


Israel shells Gaza after failed rocket attack: army

Top Stories - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 02:44

An Israeli tank has shelled a post of the Islamist Hamas movement in Gaza after Palestinians attempted to fire a rocket into Israel, its army said. The rocket, initially believed to have hit southern Israel late Sunday, fell inside the Gaza Strip but had been intended for the Jewish state, it said in a statement. "As the rocket fire endangered Israeli citizens and violated Israeli sovereignty, a tank targeted and destroyed a Hamas observation point in the southern Gaza Strip," the English-language statement said.


Student Gets Suspended For Sitting During Pledge Of Allegiance

Top Stories - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 00:09

A Houston student was suspended from school for refusing to stand during the pledge of allegiance.


Sen. Bob Corker Says the President Lies on Twitter, Treats the Job Like a Reality Show

Top Stories - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 00:00

The war of words between Trump and the high-ranking senator heats up.


Outsiders challenge Chicago school for Nobel economics prize

Top Stories - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 22:14

The 2017 Nobel season wraps up Monday with the economics prize, which could this year honour fields rarely awarded by the committee, such as development economics or French economist Esther Duflo's research on poverty. The Nobel Economics Prize was created by the Swedish central bank "in memory of Alfred Nobel" and first awarded in 1969, unlike the other prizes which were created in his last will and testament and first awarded in 1901. Last year's economics prize went to British-American economist Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom of Finland for their groundbreaking research on contract theory, which has helped design insurance policies and executive pay.


'Catalonia is Spain': Spanish Unionists Lead Huge Barcelona Rally

Top Stories - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 22:04

Spanish unionists in Catalonia finally found their voice on Sunday, resurrecting Spain's flag as a symbol of patriotism after decades of it being associated with the Franco dictatorship.


White House Demands Border Wall, Changes To Immigration System In Return For DACA

Top Stories - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 21:51

WASHINGTON ― The White House told Congress on Sunday night that it wants a border wall and new limits on legal immigration in return for allowing people illegally brought into the United States as children to remain here ― demands top Democrats say renege on a deal President Donald Trump himself made with them last month.


CBS Reporter Sparks Uproar By Mistakenly Claiming Kaepernick Wouldn't Kneel

Top Stories - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 19:58

CBS sports reporter Jason La Canfora sparked outrage on Sunday when he falsely reported that former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick would stand for the national anthem if signed to a team.


The Latest: Las Vegas gunman barricaded stairwell door

Top Stories - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 19:25

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the mass shooting in Las Vegas (all times local):


Las Vegas concert-goers claim personal items left after massacre

Top Stories - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 18:28

By Sharon Bernstein LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The FBI on Sunday started returning thousands of purses, phones and other property left behind by concert-goers in Las Vegas fleeing the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, as the Red Cross stepped up efforts to reach those traumatized by the Oct. 1 massacre. Investigators still lack a clear reason why Stephen Paddock, 64, unleashed a torrent of gunfire into a crowd of 22,000 at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival. The suspect shot himself to death before police stormed his 32nd-floor suite in the Mandalay Bay Casino and Resort, high above the concert venue.


Missing North Texas toddler left near coyote-infested alley as punishment, police allege

Top Stories - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 18:22

The father of a missing 3-year-old in North Texas allegedly left his daughter alone in an area wrought with coyotes as punishment for not drinking her milk, according to charging documents.


Dove apologises for advert showing black woman transforming into white model 

Top Stories - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 17:20

Dove has issued an apology for an advertising campaign branded “racist” which included an image of a black woman removing her top to reveal a white model underneath. The series of adverts, which have provoked outcry on social media after being circulated on Facebook, also showed a third image portraying a caucasian woman transforming into an Asian woman as she undresses. Following the furore, Dove published a statement which stated: “An image we recently posted on Facebook missed the mark in representing women of colour thoughtfully. We deeply regret the offence it caused. “As part of a campaign for Dove body wash, a three-second video clip was posted to the US Facebook page. “This did not represent the diversity of real beauty which is something Dove is passionate about and is core to our beliefs, and it should not have happened. “We have removed the post and have not published any other related content. We apologise deeply and sincerely for the offence that it has caused.” The advert was highlighted by Naomi Blake, who posted the images on social media The images first went viral after an American makeup artist, Naomi Blake, shared them with her followers on social media. She said: “What does America tell black people...that we are judged by the colour of our skin and that includes what is considered beautiful in this country. "To know that colorism is a problem in the world, that includes bleaching the skin, and they would put this ad out without a thought...the tone deafness in these companies makes no sense." The controversy comes two years after the cosmetics brand faced a wave of criticism for the product literature on one of its self-tanning products. The “summer glow” lotion, aimed at people with “normal to dark skin”, was labelled racist because it suggested that consumers with darker skin were not “normal”. Meanwhile, in 2011 Dove was again accused of racism for using a before and after image in an advert for its “visiblecare” range, which appeared to place three women on a colour gradient. The image, which portrayed a black, an Asian and a white woman standing together, appeared to suggest that the lightest skinned woman was the end result.


Venezuela leader thanks hostile Trump for making him 'famous'

Top Stories - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 16:50

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro baited U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday by thanking him for a barrage of criticism that had made him famous worldwide. "It's an honor that the head of the empire mentions me every day," said the 54-year-old president, just back in Venezuela from a trip to Russia, Belarus and Turkey. "That means I'm doing something right!" Maduro laughed, during his weekly program on state TV.


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