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The World’s Largest Lottery Has Just Drawn Its Winners

Top Stories - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 18:33

The lucky winners of Spain’s Christmas lottery celebrated on Friday as they eagerly awaited receiving their share of the 2.4 billion euro, or $2.8 billion, prize.

Older Couple Caught With 60 Pounds Of Pot Said It Was For Holiday Gifts: Police

Top Stories - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 18:24

A routine traffic stop in York County, Nebraska, on Tuesday turned out to be anything but routine.

Amtrak engineer remarked on train speed 6 seconds before crash: NTSB

Top Stories - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 17:52

(Reuters) - Six seconds before an Amtrak train derailed off a bridge and onto a highway near Seattle, the engineer remarked that the train was speeding, U.S. investigators said on Friday. The engineer then applied the brakes but apparently not the emergency brake, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said in a statement after retrieving and reviewing data from the data recorder and inward- and outward-facing cameras. Monday's crash south of Seattle killed three people and sent about 100 others to hospitals.

Turtle Found by U.S. Coast Guard with $53 million Worth of Cocaine Attached to It

Top Stories - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 17:20

A Sea Turtle was rescued after it became trapped in bundles of cocaine worth over $53-Million dollars

Climate Change Could Trigger More Volcanic Eruptions, Study Finds

Top Stories - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 16:42

WASHINGTON — Climate change fueled by human activity could boost the frequency and severity of volcanic eruptions, a recent scientific study has found.

Baby Hospitalized After Being Attacked by Raccoon in Her Home, Family Says

Top Stories - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 16:26

Little Journi Black was asleep on her parent’s bed in their Philadelphia apartment when a raccoon apparently dragged her onto the floor and attacked her Wednesday, her uncle Kenneth McDuffie said.

Former U.S. Attorneys Warn Trump About 'Severe Repercussions' Of Firing Robert Mueller

Top Stories - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 15:10

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of more than 20 former federal prosecutors has urged President Donald Trump to stand by his recent statements and allow special counsel Robert Mueller to conduct his investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 election without interference.

Parents Give Teachers Gift Suggesting Son Drives Them To Drink

Top Stories - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 15:06

Instead of whining about their son’s teachers, Ohio parents Mary and Paul Sommers decided to wine them for Christmas instead.

John Schnatter Is Out as Papa John's CEO. Here's What We Know About His Money

Top Stories - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 14:07

Papa John's founder John Schnatter will step down as chief executive on January 1. This comes after his controversial comments about the NFL protestors.

There Is Now Weed Named After Monica Lewinsky

Top Stories - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 13:58

A Washington-state based cannabis producer called Sugarleaf created a strain of weed named “Monica Lewinsky,” and the woman behind that namesake has discovered it.

Arab alliance: Yemen one million cholera cases report exaggerated

Top Stories - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 13:02

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said on Friday an announcement by the International Committee of the Red Cross that cholera cases in the country had reached one million suspected cases was exaggerated. "It is nearly impossible to accurately determine whether the suspected cases are cholera or simple diarrhea," a statement by the spokesperson for the coalition said. Yemen, one of the Arab world's poorest countries, is embroiled in a proxy war between the Houthi armed movement, aligned with Iran, and a U.S.-backed military coalition headed by Saudi Arabia.

2018 Mercedes-AMG E63 S Sedan

Top Stories - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 13:00

The sports sedan to beat.

The Latest: Barely active, California wildfire nears record

Top Stories - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 12:58

VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Southern California's big wildfire (all times local):

Divers Find Sunken WWI Submarine, 100 Years After It Disappeared

Top Stories - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 12:51

One of Australia's oldest naval mysteries has been solved.

U.S. drops charges that U.N. economist underpaid Bangladeshi worker

Top Stories - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 12:42

U.S. prosecutors have dropped charges accusing a United Nations economist in New York of committing visa fraud by bringing into the country a domestic worker from Bangladesh and then failing to pay her a lawful wage, his lawyers announced on Friday. Hamidur Rashid, a Bangladeshi national and economist at the United Nations' Department of Economic and Social Affairs, was charged with visa fraud and fraud in foreign labor contracting in June.

Afghan raisin houses get a facelift to boost productivity

Top Stories - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 12:21

Afghan farmer Abdul Jalil Gulzar sits by a pile of raisins in the squat mud brick shed where generations of his family have dried their grape harvest.

Trump tweets 'thank you' to head of group accused of illegal political activity, racial bias

Top Stories - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 12:20

Trump’s commendation of Charlie Kirk comes on the heels of the New Yorker report which suggests that the nonprofit Turning Points may have violated campaign finance laws with its involvement in political activity during the 2016 presidential election and has been accused of creating a racially biased work environment.

This Food May Help You Sleep Better

Top Stories - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 12:18

Your brain may see a boost, too

Of Course There Was A Secret In That Big 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Cameo

Top Stories - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 11:44

When it comes to “Star Wars” cameos, there is do or do not.

Iran’s North Korean Playbook to Protect Its Nuclear Program

Top Stories - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 11:41

Tehran is building up Hezbollah as leverage against an attack by Israel.


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