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Frozen in Time: Swiss Couple Just One of Many Findings Revealed by Melting Ice

Frozen in Time: Swiss Couple Just One of Many Findings Revealed by Melting Ice

Two frozen bodies uncovered in the Swiss Alps this week are only the latest secret shrinking glaciers around the world have given up. Ice has entombed — and then returned — numerous objects over the years, ranging in size from dormant bacteria to …

Texas 'bathroom bill' advances out of Senate committee

Texas ‘bathroom bill’ advances out of Senate committee

In an 8-1 vote, a Texas state Senate committee agreed Friday to advance a measure to restrict public restroom use by transgender people, despite 10 hours of testimony from opponents of the bill, the Texas Tribune reported. Senate Bill 3, a so-called …

How Sean Spicer Went Horribly Wrong

How Sean Spicer Went Horribly Wrong

WASHINGTON — Sean Spicer fought on two fronts each day: With the press and with President Donald Trump. On his first day as press secretary just over six months ago, things got off to a memorable start when Spicer accused the press of “dishonesty” in …

Watch live: Trump speaks, Navy commissions USS Gerald R. Ford

Watch live: Trump speaks, Navy commissions USS Gerald R. Ford

July 21 (UPI) –The U.S. Navy is commissioning the new aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford into service today at Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia. The USS Gerald R. Ford, named after the 38th President of the United States, is the lead ship of the new …

Trump's new communications director has a long history on Wall Street and a love-hate relationship with the press

Trump’s new communications director has a long history on Wall Street and a love-hate relationship with the press

Anthony Scaramucci, who has been appointed to head the White House’s communications operations, has a long history on Wall Street – and has been a big Trump backer and public advocate. He previously worked at Goldman Sachs and later founded SkyBridge …

U.S. Soldier Indicted on Terrorism Charges for Trying to Help ISIS

U.S. Soldier Indicted on Terrorism Charges for Trying to Help ISIS

(HONOLULU) — A federal grand jury in Hawaii indicted a U.S. soldier Friday for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State group. Army Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang was arrested by an FBI SWAT team on July 8. Kang was ordered held without bail.

US Navy's new aircraft carrier is 'quantum leap into the 21st century'

US Navy’s new aircraft carrier is ‘quantum leap into the 21st century’

The U.S. Navy is unveiling a new aircraft carrier with a 21st-century design and a big price tag. The U.S.S. Gerald R. Ford, which is being unveiled in a commissioning ceremony today in Norfolk, Virginia, cost nearly $13 billion to build, making it the …

Trump in Twitter tirade blasts 'leak' on Sessions and notes presidential power to pardon

Trump in Twitter tirade blasts ‘leak’ on Sessions and notes presidential power to pardon

President Trump in a long tweetstorm on Saturday morning slammed what he called “a new intelligence leak” against Attorney General Jeff Sessions, an apparent reference to a report that Sessions discussed campaign-related matters with Russia’s ambassador to …

California man sues lottery over denied $5M Scratcher winnings

California man sues lottery over denied $5M Scratcher winnings

A California man sued the state and California Lottery Commission alleging he was wrongfully denied a $5 million Scratchers ticket prize because his 16-year-old son bought the winning ticket. Ward Thomas filed a lawsuit with the Los Angeles Superior Court …

Trump blasts Clintons, NY Times, 'fake news' in lengthy Twitter rant

Trump blasts Clintons, NY Times, ‘fake news’ in lengthy Twitter rant

President Trump went on a wide-ranging Twitter rant Saturday morning, bashing Hillary Clinton, “fake news,” The New York Times and other favorite targets. Trump tweeted at least eight times within a one-hour period, focusing first on a Washington Post …

Rural Californians Want Price Relief From GOP Health Bill, But Most Won't Get It

Rural Californians Want Price Relief From GOP Health Bill, But Most Won’t Get It

Aaron Albaugh peers out from under the brim of his cowboy hat, surveying the acres of hay fields in front of him. The fourth-generation rancher is raising about 450 cattle this year, in this remote corner of Lassen County, California. His closest neighbor …

Trump accuses New York Times of foiling plot to kill ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Trump accuses New York Times of foiling plot to kill ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

President Donald Trump in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., July 18, 2017. President Trump weighed in on a number of hot-button topics in a string of tweets Saturday morning, the day after naming a new White House communications …

At least 15 Afghan police officers killed in friendly fire airstrike

At least 15 Afghan police officers killed in friendly fire airstrike

July 22 (UPI) –More than a dozen Afghanistan police officers were killed during an airstrike in the Helmand province on Friday. At least 15 officers were killed and at least one more was injured in the friendly fire incident during a U.S.-supported Afghan …

DeVos Protests In Denver; House To Make Cuts To Education

DeVos Protests In Denver; House To Make Cuts To Education

In this week’s edition of our education news roundup, we take you from school vouchers to AP exams to community college. Betsy DeVos speaks to American Legislative Exchange Council Protests greeted the education secretary in Denver this week at her speech …

U.K Acid Attacks: Lawmakers Face Tough Questions as Crimes Surge

U.K Acid Attacks: Lawmakers Face Tough Questions as Crimes Surge

LONDON — Food delivery drivers blocked a busy central street here in rush hour this week, but their grievance wasn’t pay or workplace rights — it was safety, and the very real fear of being attacked with acid. In a country already on edge after three …

Japan Pictures Likely Show Melted Fukushima Fuel for First Time

Japan Pictures Likely Show Melted Fukushima Fuel for First Time

New images show what is likely to be melted nuclear fuel hanging from inside one of Japan’s wrecked Fukushima reactors, a potential milestone in the cleanup of one of the worst atomic disasters in history. “Never before have we taken such clear …

Chan Says Hong Kong May Raise 2017 Growth Estimate, RTHK Reports

Chan Says Hong Kong May Raise 2017 Growth Estimate, RTHK Reports

Hong Kong’s government is likely to raise its growth target as the city’s economy expands faster than expected this year, Financial Secretary Paul Chan said, according to RTHK. The government is likely to raise its full-year growth estimate by 0.5 …

Stakes for Exxon in Sanctions Case Go Far Beyond a $2 Million Fine

Stakes for Exxon in Sanctions Case Go Far Beyond a $2 Million Fine

WASHINGTON — The $2 million fine that the Treasury Department levied on Exxon Mobil this week for violating sanctions against Russia is just a sliver of the oil company’s $7.8 billion in profit last year. But Exxon has decided nonetheless to wage a …

Across Russia, Protesters and Kremlin Backers Seek the Upper Hand

Across Russia, Protesters and Kremlin Backers Seek the Upper Hand

IZHEVSK, Russia—Hundreds of people joined a protest last month in this city 600 miles east of Moscow. Authorities gave the protest a permit—then filed a misdemeanor charge when the rally began seven minutes early, an organizer said. In out-of-the-way …

Frozen in Time: Swiss Couple Just One of Many Findings Revealed by Melting Ice

Frozen in Time: Swiss Couple Just One of Many Findings Revealed by Melting Ice

Two frozen bodies uncovered in the Swiss Alps this week are only the latest secret shrinking glaciers around the world have given up. Ice has entombed — and then returned — numerous objects over the years, ranging in size from dormant bacteria to …

More people are dying in Mexico's bloody drug war than ever before

More people are dying in Mexico’s bloody drug war than ever before

Drug war bloodshed in Mexico has spiked to record levels, with more homicides recorded in June than in any month in at least two decades. Prosecutors opened 2,234 homicide investigations last month, according to government statistics released Friday.

As freedom awaits, newly paroled O.J. Simpson isolated at prison for his protection

As freedom awaits, newly paroled O.J. Simpson isolated at prison for his protection

O.J. Simpson was on the move again — this time to his own cell in the Lovelock Correctional Facility. Prison officials said Friday the former football star was removed from the general population for his own protection as he waits for his release in …

Trump calls for Iran to release American detainees

Trump calls for Iran to release American detainees

President Donald Trump warned Friday that Iran risked facing “new and serious consequences” if it did not release all wrongfully detained Americans there and allow them to leave the Muslim country. Specifically, Trump called for American law …

Connecticut mother facing deportation seeks sanctuary in local church

Connecticut mother facing deportation seeks sanctuary in local church

Nury Chavarria, an undocumented mother of four who has lived in the United States for 24 years, was set to be deported to Guatemala on Thursday night. Instead, Chavarria refused to leave her children, taking sanctuary in a Connecticut church. Chavarria …

Intelligence Director Says Agencies Agree on Russian Meddling

Intelligence Director Says Agencies Agree on Russian Meddling

ASPEN, Colorado — Daniel Coats, the director of national intelligence, said Friday there is no dissent inside U.S. intelligence agencies about the conclusion that Russia used hacking and fake news to interfere in the 2016 presidential election …

Deal with Senate panel lets Trump Jr., Manafort avoid public testimony

Deal with Senate panel lets Trump Jr., Manafort avoid public testimony

A U.S. Senate panel has agreed to let President Trump’s eldest son and his former campaign manager testify behind closed doors next week in connection with its probe into possible Trump administration ties to Russia. Both Donald Trump Jr. and former …

South Korea's Parliament Approves 11T Won Extra Budget Plan

South Korea’s Parliament Approves 11T Won Extra Budget Plan

The bill has been stuck in parliament for over a month South Korea’s parliament approved an extra budget that had been caught up in a fight between the new government and the opposition for the past month. The 11 trillion won ($9.8 billion) in extra …

Man loses 70 pounds after his poker buddies bet him $1M that he couldn't

Man loses 70 pounds after his poker buddies bet him $1M that he couldn’t

A professional poker player shed seventy pounds after his buddies bet him $1 million that he could not drop down to just 10 percent body fat in six months. Walter Fisher, 36, said that he blamed his recent weight gain on the fact that he mostly worked in a …

Russian ambassador discussed policy with Sessions during White House race, report says

Russian ambassador discussed policy with Sessions during White House race, report says

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday that he plans to continue in his role despite recent criticism from President Donald Trump. Time Russia’s ambassador to Washington discussed Russian issues with Jeff Sessions during the White House campaign …

O.J. Simpson Owes Millions. Here's Why He Can Retire Comfortably and Never Work Again Anyway

O.J. Simpson Owes Millions. Here’s Why He Can Retire Comfortably and Never Work Again Anyway

O.J. Simpson has been granted parole, and will be released from prison as soon as October 1. Once he’s a free man, Simpson will be under significant pressure to pay off the tens of millions of dollars he still owes in the aftermath of a double murder that …

ISIS broken, but leader slipped away due to leak, says key general

ISIS broken, but leader slipped away due to leak, says key general

ASPEN, Colo. – ISIS in Iraq and Syria has been “dismantled,” with tens of thousands of its jihadist fighters dead, but a promising lead on its leader “went dead” after a media leak, according to a key U.S. military official. “We have absolutely …

Manafort, Trump Jr. to Be Interviewed, Won’t Testify at Senate Hearing

Manafort, Trump Jr. to Be Interviewed, Won’t Testify at Senate Hearing

President Donald Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., and former campaign manager Paul Manafort have agreed to be interviewed by staff of the Senate Judiciary Committee but will not appear at a public hearing next week, the committee said Friday.

Aaron Judge apparently broke Statcast with an insane home run that nearly left Safeco Field

Aaron Judge apparently broke Statcast with an insane home run that nearly left Safeco Field

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Joseph Rago, Wall Street Journal Editorial Writer, Dies at 34

Joseph Rago, Wall Street Journal Editorial Writer, Dies at 34

Joseph Rago, a Pulitzer Prize winning editorial writer at The Wall Street Journal who was known for his richly reported pieces and influence on policy makers, was found dead Thursday evening at his home in Manhattan. He was 34 years old. The New York …

Kushner 'inadvertently omitted' at least $10M in assets to revised disclosure

Kushner ‘inadvertently omitted’ at least $10M in assets to revised disclosure

Special counsel Robert Mueller is reportedly looking into the business matters of President Trump’s son-in-law and close adviser. USA TODAY WASHINGTON - President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner “inadvertently omitted” more than …

Parliamentarian deals setback to GOP repeal bill

Parliamentarian deals setback to GOP repeal bill

Major portions of the Republican bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare will require 60 votes, according to the Senate parliamentarian, meaning they are unlikely to survive on the floor. The parliamentarian has advised senators that several parts of the bill …

Teens who recorded, mocked drowning disabled man charged for their involvement

Teens who recorded, mocked drowning disabled man charged for their involvement

A group of teens who recorded and mocked a disabled man as he drowned in Florida last week have been formally charged for their role in his death, authorities said on Friday. The charges against the five teenagers who recorded and made fun of Jamel Dunn …

US to bar Americans from traveling to North Korea

US to bar Americans from traveling to North Korea

Americans will soon be barred from traveling to North Korea, the U.S. State Department has announced. The U.S. government will invalidate the passport of any American citizen traveling to, through, or in North Korea, beginning sometime in August.

Report: Russian Ambassador Said He Discussed Trump Campaign With Jeff Sessions

Report: Russian Ambassador Said He Discussed Trump Campaign With Jeff Sessions

U.S. intelligence agencies intercepted a conversation in which Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak claimed he had discussed President Donald Trump’s campaign and policy positions with then-Sen. Jeff Sessions during the 2016 election campaign, The …

James Clapper: Trump is 'making Russia great again'

James Clapper: Trump is ‘making Russia great again’

President Donald Trump’s legal team is evaluating potential conflicts of interest among members of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative team Time ASPEN, Colo. — Top former U.S. intelligence officials who helped author the assessment that …

Senate Referee Rejects Key Pieces Of Repeal Bill, Dealing Major Blow To GOP

Senate Referee Rejects Key Pieces Of Repeal Bill, Dealing Major Blow To GOP

The list of provisions includes a clause, which many conservatives consider essential, that would defund Planned Parenthood and block federal money from helping to pay for insurance policies that cover abortion. Parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough also …

AP Analysis: WH Shakeup With Spicer's Resignation

AP Analysis: WH Shakeup With Spicer’s Resignation

Fight Rages at Kentucky's Last Abortion Clinic

Fight Rages at Kentucky’s Last Abortion Clinic

Sessions Singles Out Philly as Sancuary City

Sessions Singles Out Philly as Sancuary City

WH May Consider Cameras Back In Briefings

WH May Consider Cameras Back In Briefings

New WH Press Secretary, Comm. Director Announced

New WH Press Secretary, Comm. Director Announced

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer Resigns

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer Resigns

Is GOP Healthcare Bill Dead or Not?

Is GOP Healthcare Bill Dead or Not?

Thousands Without Power In NY After Tornadoes

Thousands Without Power In NY After Tornadoes

Japan Pledges to Keep North Korea in Check

Japan Pledges to Keep North Korea in Check

View From Icebreaker Crossing Northwest Passage

View From Icebreaker Crossing Northwest Passage

Raw: Violent Clashes in Jerusalem, West Bank

Raw: Violent Clashes in Jerusalem, West Bank

Hundreds Hurt in Earthquake That Struck Greece

Hundreds Hurt in Earthquake That Struck Greece

Bridge Reopens After Netting Collapse Traps Cars

Bridge Reopens After Netting Collapse Traps Cars

Raw: Over 3,000 Firefighters Battle Calif. Blaze

Raw: Over 3,000 Firefighters Battle Calif. Blaze

Paralysis Marks New Chapter for Triathlon Coach

Paralysis Marks New Chapter for Triathlon Coach

Raw: Massive Earthquake Strikes Greek Island Kos

Raw: Massive Earthquake Strikes Greek Island Kos

Chief: Woman's Death Shouldn't Have Happened

Chief: Woman’s Death Shouldn’t Have Happened

Doctor: McCain Has 'Aggressive' Cancer

Doctor: McCain Has ‘Aggressive’ Cancer

Protesters, Police Clash Amid Venezuela Strike

Protesters, Police Clash Amid Venezuela Strike

Official: NFL Arena Has Panels Like London Tower

Official: NFL Arena Has Panels Like London Tower

FC Barcelona: Neymar Not For Sale

FC Barcelona: Neymar Not For Sale

Sen. Graham on McCain: 'He's Coming Back'

Sen. Graham on McCain: ‘He’s Coming Back’

Police: Grudge Led to Vehicle Attack on Mourners

Police: Grudge Led to Vehicle Attack on Mourners

Blaze Near Yosemite Threatens Nearby Town

Blaze Near Yosemite Threatens Nearby Town

Justice Department Announces Web Takedown

Justice Department Announces Web Takedown

Is Microdosing The Future of Marijuana?

Is Microdosing The Future of Marijuana?

Senator John McCain Fighting Brain Cancer

Senator John McCain Fighting Brain Cancer

Senator John McCain Fighting Brain Cancer

Senator John McCain Fighting Brain Cancer

Battle Brews Over Dirty Air in CA Farm Region

Battle Brews Over Dirty Air in CA Farm Region

325 Years Later, Witch Trial Victims Remembered

325 Years Later, Witch Trial Victims Remembered

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