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Betty Price Wonders If People With HIV Should Be Quarantined

Top Stories - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 19:04

WASHINGTON — Georgia state Rep. Betty Price (R) — the wife of Tom Price, who resigned last month as President Donald Trump’s health secretary amid investigations into his frequent use of private planes — wonders if isolating people with HIV would help stop the disease’s spread.


Off-duty officer killed in Vegas shooting left funeral notes

Top Stories - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:39

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — A Las Vegas police officer and U.S. Army veteran who was among 58 people killed in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history provided instructions ahead of time for those at his memorial not to mourn, a pastor told the crowd at his funeral on Friday.


Trump US Attorney Interviews Raise Eyebrows

Top Stories - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:22

Rachel Maddow reports on Donald Trump meeting with candidates for U.S. attorney positions in the districts that would have jurisdiction over Trump's affairs, which isn't illegal but is unusually enough to draw concerned attention.


Iraqi forces complete Kirkuk province takeover after clashes with Kurds

Top Stories - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:21

By Maher Chmaytelli and Raya Jalabi BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces on Friday took control of the last district in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk still in the hands of Kurdish Peshmerga fighters following a three-hour battle, security sources said. The district of Altun Kupri, or Perde in Kurdish, lies on the road between the city of Kirkuk - which fell to Iraqi forces on Monday - and Erbil, capital of the semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan in northern Iraq that voted in a referendum last month to secede from Iraq against Baghdad's wishes.


Murder-suicide seen in desert deaths of California couple

Top Stories - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:17

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A young couple whose disappearance in the blazing summer heat of Joshua Tree National Park launched an urgent search died in a murder-suicide, Southern California authorities said Friday.


Maker of Bosch Expands Dishwasher Recall to 663,000 Models

Top Stories - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:15

The manufacturer of Bosch and other dishwasher brands today recalled 469,000 dishwashers because the power cord can overheat and catch fire. The recall is an expansion of a two-year-old recall th...


The Latest: Navajo leader supported death penalty in case

Top Stories - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:09

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a man charged in the killing of a Navajo Nation girl (all times local):


White House: It's 'Highly Inappropriate' For Journalists To Criticize A General

Top Stories - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 17:53

WASHINGTON ― White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters Friday that it would be “highly inappropriate” for them to question chief of staff John Kelly because he served in the military as a general.


3 White Extremists Charged With Attempted Homicide Following Richard Spencer Speech

Top Stories - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 16:59

Three white extremists were arrested and charged with attempted homicide after they got into an argument and fired on a group of people protesting white nationalist Richard Spencer’s speech in Gainesville, Florida, police said Friday.


San Juan mayor rips Trump for giving himself a perfect '10' on hurricane response

Top Stories - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 16:43

“If it is a 10 out of a scale of 100, of course. It is still a failing grade,” San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz said when asked about President Trump's giving himself a perfect grade for his response to the hurricane devastation in Puerto Rico.


Alabama inmate defiant before his execution for killing cop

Top Stories - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 15:56

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The convicted killer of a police officer used his final moments before being put to death to curse at the state of Alabama, raising his middle fingers in defiance at the start of a lethal injection his lawyers described as inhumanely painful.


At Least 60 Dead After Suicide Bombers Attack Mosques in Afghanistan

Top Stories - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 15:10

Suicide bombers struck two mosques in Afghanistan during Friday prayers, a Shiite mosque in Kabul and a Sunni mosque in western Ghor province, killing at least 63 people at the end of a particularly deadly week for the troubled nation.


Houston Suburb Conditions Hurricane Relief Money On Residents' Vow Not To Boycott Israel

Top Stories - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 15:05

A suburb outside of Houston is requiring residents who were affected by Hurricane Harvey to certify that they do not boycott Israel in order to apply for grant money to rebuild their home or business.


NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Top Stories - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 14:15

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts:


The White House Keeps Attacking Congresswoman Who Has Been Right All Along

Top Stories - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 14:08

Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) took a victory lap in her feud with President Donald Trump after the White House was caught falsely maligning her for the second time this week.


Boy kicked out of Cub Scouts after challenging Republican senator accused of racism

Top Stories - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 13:38

Ames Mayfield of Broomsfield, Colorado, decided to do some research on Senator Vicki Marbles before she visited his Cub Scouts den, his mother says. “I didn’t, that was made up by the media,” Ms Marble responded.


Elon Musk to Start Hyperloop Project in Maryland, Officials Say

Top Stories - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 13:36

This is the first step to making the hyperloop a reality.


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