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The Latest Ford Super Duty Truck Is $80,000

Top Stories - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 11:43

The Super Duty Limited now tops Ford's range, and costs as much as a Corvette Z06.


Trump Calls GOP Tax Reform ‘A Middle-Class Miracle’

Top Stories - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 11:40

While Trump is branding his tax plan a win for everyday Americans, doubts are being raised after the president’s top economic advisor refused to confirm that the middle-class would get a tax cut.


Remains Found in Septic Tank Belong to Woman, 21, Missing for More Than 10 Years

Top Stories - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 11:04

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office in Texas identified the victim as Leona Johnson, who vanished in 2004.


Indiana teen allegedly tried to kill infant niece by lacing breast milk with pills

Top Stories - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 10:40

Police say a 19-year-old from Indiana has been wanted on an arrest warrant for months after allegedly trying to kill her 11-week-old niece old using poisonous breast milk.


Mother ‘has affair with son-in-law then tries to kill him’

Top Stories - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 10:20

Kathleen Regina Davis, a 58-year-old from Palm Beach Gardens in Florida, was arrested by police after they spotted her trying to run over the man, 33, outside his home, according to a police report. The police report refers to the man as the ex-boyfriend of Ms Davis’ daughter, but according to records obtained by the newspaper, the couple are married and in the process of getting a divorce.


Christian to head Syria parliament for first time in decades

Top Stories - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 10:17

A Christian legislator was Thursday elected speaker of parliament in predominantly Muslim Syria for the first time in decades. Hammudeh Sabbagh, a 58-year-old Syriac Orthodox Christian graduate in law and member of President Bashar al-Assad's Baath party from Hasakeh province in northeast Syria, won 193 votes out of 252 cast, state media reported. Before the 2011 outbreak of war in Syria, Christians of 11 different denominations made up about five percent of the population.


Kushner Again: How He Helped Push Trump Into A Ditch In Alabama

Top Stories - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 10:02

Once again, President Donald Trump finds himself in trouble after taking political advice from his son-in-law.


How Apple is managing the iPhone buying dilemma

Macworld - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 10:00

So here are the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, in stores at last. But this time things are a little bit different—the hardest of the hard-core iPhone buyers are sitting out Apple’s annual roll-out of the latest iterative improvement to the iPhone. Of course, that’s because the iPhone X—a cutting-edge model that offers more than iterative improvement—is looming on the horizon.

This leaves Apple, the iPhone, and the people who buy it in a fall unlike any we’ve seen in some time. And in surveying people I know—hard-core Apple fans and casual iPhone users alike—I’ve been surprised at how different people are reacting to the different buying choices Apple is offering this time around.

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Risk of housing bubble rising in major cities: UBS

Top Stories - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 09:34

Real estate markets in several major cities are heating up and some face risks of a bubble, with Toronto topping the list, a study from Swiss bank UBS said Thursday. "Major urban housing markets in developed economies are still overvalued, and more are at risk of a bubble than in 2016," UBS said in a statement. Of the 20 cities studied, the only European urban centre where housing prices were not inflated was Milan, the report further said.


Donald Trump Repeats False Claim That GOP Senator Was 'In The Hospital'

Top Stories - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 09:20

President Donald Trump continued to peddle the false claim that a Republican senator was in the hospital this week during an interview with “Fox & Friends” that aired Thursday.


How To Turn Soba Noodles Into Your Dream Dinner

Top Stories - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 09:16

When it comes to comforting noodle dishes, many people turn to pasta for baked ziti and lasagna.


Turkey's Erdogan links fate of detained U.S. pastor to wanted cleric Gulen

Top Stories - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 07:42

President Tayyip Erdogan suggested on Thursday that Turkey could free a detained U.S. pastor if the United States hands over a Muslim cleric living in Pennsylvania whom Ankara blames for a failed military coup last year. Turkey has been seeking the extradition of Fethullah Gulen, a former ally of Erdogan whose supporters are blamed for trying to overthrow Erdogan's government in July 2016.


Russia Just Pulled Off a Massive Nuclear Weapons Drill (That America Can't Match)

Top Stories - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 07:15

While all eyes are focused on North Korea, Russia recently conducted a massive drill of its road mobile intercontinental ballistic missile force. The drills involved all of the major Russian mobile ICBMs including the Topol, Topol-M and the Yars.


Scientists Say They've Found 'Oldest Evidence' Of Life On Earth

Top Stories - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 07:01

In a remote corner of eastern Canada — polar bear country, miles from the nearest village — researchers say they may have found the “oldest evidence” of life on Earth embedded in rocks dating back billions of years.


Myanmar says poised to take back 'verified' Rohingya refugees

Top Stories - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 07:01

Myanmar is poised to begin "verifying" how many of the near half a million Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh it will take back, the Ministry of Information said Thursday, naming land and sea points in restive Rakhine state for their return. Some 480,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Rakhine to Bangladesh since August 25, when militant attacks on sparked an army campaign that the UN says was tantamount to "ethnic cleansing". Bangladesh, which already hosted hundreds of thousands of Rohingya before the latest crisis, has led the global chorus calling on Myanmar to take back the Rohingya and guarantee their safety.


Meghan McCain Is Joining 'The View'

Top Stories - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 04:56

According to Variety, the former Fox News host and daughter of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) will join “The View” as a co-host.


Amazon Echo, Echo Plus or Echo Spot: Which Alexa smart speaker is right for you?

Macworld - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 00:03
The answer was easy when there were just two models. Now Alexa is all over the place.

Couple's delay in fleeing Myanmar left them open to attack

Top Stories - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 23:20

BALUKHALI, Bangladesh (AP) — When their nine children fled to Bangladesh to escape recent violence and persecution in Myanmar, a Rohingya Muslim couple made the tough decision to stay behind. They did not want to leave their land or the grocery store they ran in their village.


Royal Caribbean Cancels Cruise, Sends Ship On Mission To Help Puerto Rico

Top Stories - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 22:33

Royal Caribbean announced Wednesday that it will cancel its Adventure of the Seas cruise, which was scheduled to depart from San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 30 and sail to various islands in the Caribbean, to free up the cruise liner to dock in ports in San Juan and on the U.S. Virgin Islands of St. Thomas and St. Croix to aid in relief efforts. The ship will bring donated supplies to each port and bring evacuees from the islands to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, ahead of ship’s next scheduled cruise on Oct. 6.


Woman deathly allergic to dogs forcibly pushed off plane, and Twitter has no sympathy

Top Stories - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 20:54

Another plane booting video is gaining traction online months after the violent United incident.  A woman was forcibly removed from a Southwest flight Tuesday, but this time around the passenger is getting very little sympathy online.  SEE ALSO: Unsettling video captures United passenger being forcibly removed from overbooked flight The woman, identified as 46-year-old Anila Daulatzai from Baltimore, had complained about two dogs on her flight from Baltimore-Washington International Airport to Los Angeles. She said she was deathly allergic, but when crew informed her they couldn't remove the dogs, one of which was a service dog, she was told to leave the plane.  That's when things went south. After the woman couldn't show medical papers about her allergies and refused to leave the plane, law enforcement arrived to remove her, Southwest said in a statement. She's since been charged with disorderly conduct, failure to obey a reasonable and lawful order, disturbing the peace, obstructing and hindering a police officer and resisting arrest, but released by authorities, according to KTLA.  A low-quality video recorded by another passenger shows the woman struggling on Flight 1525 with officers down the aisle of the plane. The video is embedded at the top of this story. At one point she tells the officers her father has a surgery scheduled and to not touch her, while one of the officers grabs her from behind and shouts. Other passengers urge her to walk off the plane on her own. When an officer grabs her, she yells, "Don't touch me!" He loudly demands "Walk!"as a response. "Geez, lady just get off the plane," another passenger says as she's pushed down the aisle. More chatter can be heard about how she said she had allergies. The comments caught on tape are similar to the response online. Many seem to think the woman brought her troubles upon herself and she could have handled the situation better. It also doesn't help that she wanted the dogs removed from the flight so that she could fly. To be fair, the officer grabbing her isn't winning points either.  “If you look at the police, they were being overly aggressive," Bill Dumas, the passenger who recorded the incident, told CBS. "Really, she wasn’t giving them much of a choice, and the people on the plane were saying, 'Just get off the plane,'" he said. Southwest also acknowledged the use of force in a statement and said it was unfortunate officers resorted to forcing her off the plane. "We are disheartened by the way this situation unfolded," Southwest said.  I have a deadly pet allergy, but NO! I will NOT get off the plane. 樂 https://t.co/5RKmKfFYIc — Brian McIver (@bmciver) September 27, 2017 Get over it passenger, pets are allowed on flights; take a shot for your allergies or drive. https://t.co/LOpRrQNii6 — Cricket (@AbsurdWeb) September 27, 2017 If I had a true "life threatening" allergy to a pet, and saw one on the plane. You couldn't get me off the plane fast enough. Not buying it — Joe Coppola (@thor82405) September 27, 2017 Yes a win for the dogs  — ENM (@rr_enm) September 27, 2017 Let's assume passenger at risk did continue her journey, she went to a life death convulsion, what would #SouthWest position be, Act of God? — Hampton Brown (@hebrwn) September 27, 2017 This Southwest video has me heated. Learn the facts before you post some shit about boycotting. The passenger was in the wrong. — B Padre (@RUTHLESSC0UTURE) September 27, 2017 Public records show Daulatzai was arrested in 2006 for an unspecified misdemeanor citizen arrest through the Los Angeles Police Department. In the video, she can be heard telling the officers, "I'm a professor, what are you doing." She's listed as a new faculty member at the Maryland Institute College of Art. She was previously a visiting assistant professor of Women's Studies and Islamic Studies at the Harvard Divinity School. The airline also apologized to Daulatzai. But Twitter isn't commiserating.  WATCH: This house can fold and unfold itself in 10 minutes


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