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California Leaders Slam Trump Administration Over Report Of Planned ICE Raids

California Leaders Slam Trump Administration Over Report Of Planned ICE Raids

After a report of planned federal immigration raids targeting undocumented individuals in Northern California ― supposedly to send a message to the new “sanctuary” state ― California politicians came out with condemnation and vows to protect the immigrants in their communities.

Undocumented immigrant charged in slaying of 2 police officers says he wishes he killed more cops

Undocumented immigrant charged in slaying of 2 police officers says he wishes he killed more cops

An undocumented immigrant who admitted to shooting and killing two Northern California police officers in October 2014 said in court on Tuesday that he regrets not killing more cops.

Alligator And Python Locked In Death Duel On Golf Course

Alligator And Python Locked In Death Duel On Golf Course

A Naples, Florida, golf course featured a reptilian smackdown between an alligator and Burmese python last week ― and it was caught on camera.

How to protect your family against the spread of the flu

How to protect your family against the spread of the flu

This year’s outbreak is widespread in every state but Hawaii, and has gotten so bad in Alabama that the governor has declared a public health emergency.

Mormon Church Confirms New Leader In Live Broadcast

Mormon Church Confirms New Leader In Live Broadcast

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has officially named Russell M. Nelson as its 17th president.

World's biggest flooded cave found in Mexico, explorers say

World's biggest flooded cave found in Mexico, explorers say

A group of divers has connected two underwater caverns in eastern Mexico to reveal what is believed to be the biggest flooded cave on the planet, a discovery that could help shed new light on the ancient Maya civilization. The Gran Acuifero Maya (GAM), a project dedicated to the study and...

Steve Bannon, former White House chief strategist, agrees to tell Russia investigators what he knows

Steve Bannon, former White House chief strategist, agrees to tell Russia investigators what he knows

Steve Bannon, the former White House chief strategist, has agreed to answer questions from prosecutors on the Russian election meddling investigation, it has been reported. Mr Bannon was going to be legally forced to testify before a grand jury, but has now reportedly struck a deal where he will...

China planning to send robot sub to sunken ship

China planning to send robot sub to sunken ship

BEIJING (AP) — China is preparing to send a robot submarine possibly followed by divers to explore and plug holes in a sunken Iranian oil tanker whose 32 crew members are all believed to have died, the Transport Ministry said Wednesday.

Girl From Viral Photo Dies of Aggressive Brain Cancer DIPG

Girl From Viral Photo Dies of Aggressive Brain Cancer DIPG

"Our sweet Braylynn, our warrior princess, earned her sparkly pink angel wings this evening," according to a Facebook post from Braylynn's Battalion, a page started to keep family, friends and anyone else up to date with Braylynn Lawhon's fight against diffuse intrinsic pontine...

Eric Trump: 'My father sees one color — green'

Eric Trump: 'My father sees one color — green'

Eric Trump on Wednesday dismissed the backlash over President Trump’s caustic comments on immigration that have led some members of the media to label his father a racist.

Watch As A Drone Saves Two Teen Swimmers From Heavy Surf In Australia

Watch As A Drone Saves Two Teen Swimmers From Heavy Surf In Australia

An unlikely hero saved two teen swimmers on Thursday when a drone dropped a flotation device as the pair were stranded in heavy surf.

White House releases report on foreign-born criminals in the U.S.

White House releases report on foreign-born criminals in the U.S.

During a press briefing at the White House on Wednesday, January 17, The Justice Department's National Security Division released a report on criminals in the U.S. who were foreign-born.

Social Security Has Paid Benefits To My Dead Husband For A Year

Social Security Has Paid Benefits To My Dead Husband For A Year

Ann Brenoff’s “On The Fly” is a weekly column about navigating growing older ― and a few other things.

Fears of serial child killer in infamous Pakistan city

Fears of serial child killer in infamous Pakistan city

The rape and murders of a dozen children by a suspected serial killer have terrified parents in central Pakistan, and prompted soul-searching over how the country fails to protect its most vulnerable. The killing of six-year-old Zainab Fatima Ameen became the tipping point last week when her body...

Family Tearfully Embraces Dad as He's Kicked Out of U.S. Despite Living Here for 30 Years

Family Tearfully Embraces Dad as He's Kicked Out of U.S. Despite Living Here for 30 Years

Jorge Garcia says a legal blunder allowed ICE officials to force him back to Mexico.

Blessing of the animals on St. Anthony's Day

Blessing of the animals on St. Anthony's Day

The feast of St. Anthony, Spain’s patron saint of animals, is celebrated each year. On the eve of St. Anthony’s Day, riders guide their horses through a bonfire in the village of San Bartolome de Pinares as part of the Luminarias ritual in honor of St. Anthony the Abbot.

India Test-Fires Nuclear-Capable ICBM

India Test-Fires Nuclear-Capable ICBM

India successfully test-fired a long-range intercontinental ballistic missile on Thursday in what officials called a “major boost” to the country’s strategic defense system.

Muslim county in China bans children from religious events over break

Muslim county in China bans children from religious events over break

By Christian Shepherd BEIJING (Reuters) - A mostly Muslim county in western China has banned children from attending religious events over a winter break, an education bureau said in a notice posted online, as authorities step up control of religious education. School students in Linxia county in...

Donald Trump orders CNN's Jim Acosta 'out' of Oval Office after immigration questions

Donald Trump orders CNN's Jim Acosta 'out' of Oval Office after immigration questions

Donald Trump ordered a CNN reporter out of the Oval Office after he asked about the President’s views on immigration. Jim Acosta claimed aides “shouted in my face” after he tried to pin down Mr Trump on comments he allegedly made in a meeting with senators last week.

There's A Really Dumb Reason Why Some Teens Are Eating Tide Pods

There's A Really Dumb Reason Why Some Teens Are Eating Tide Pods

Health officials are urging the public not to eat laundry detergent packets amid an uptick in intentional exposures and ingestions among teenagers, and we can thank a running online joke for it.

Fishermen dive into river moments before motorboat smashes into vessel

Fishermen dive into river moments before motorboat smashes into vessel

A group of fisherman were forced to dive into a freezing cold river to escape being crushed by a motorboat bearing down on their small vessel. Bryan Maess was fishing with friends near the mouth of the Columbia River in Oregon when the motorboat crashed straight into the small boat in August last...

The Best Instant Pot Recipes To Make With The Pressure Cooker Feature

The Best Instant Pot Recipes To Make With The Pressure Cooker Feature

No matter how hard you fight it, an Instant Pot is almost certainly going to weasel its way into your life at some point.

The Latest: Couple plead not guilty to torture of children

The Latest: Couple plead not guilty to torture of children

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the torture and abuse case against the parents of 13 children and young adults in California (all times local):

Glossier Just Dropped Its First-Ever Solution To Acne-Prone Skin

Glossier Just Dropped Its First-Ever Solution To Acne-Prone Skin

The glossy-faced, dewy-skinned experts at Glossier just dropped a new addition to the skincare-as-makeup retailer’s collection that’s perfect for blemish-prone faces.

Land Rover announces 70th anniversary V-8 Defender

Land Rover announces 70th anniversary V-8 Defender

Sometimes a vehicle that's been officially killed-off by its manufacturer simply refuses to lie down and die, and that seems to be the case with the Land Rover Defender. Despite its agricultural nature and lack of creature comforts, it's one of those vehicles that will always be loved by...

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Appears Open To Striking Down Gerrymandered Map

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Appears Open To Striking Down Gerrymandered Map

― A plurality of state Supreme Court justices seemed open to the possibility that the Pennsylvania congressional map may violate the state’s constitution, but during oral argument on Wednesday seemed unclear as to how to remedy the situation.

Syrian Kurdish PYD urges action against Turkish bombing of Afrin region

Syrian Kurdish PYD urges action against Turkish bombing of Afrin region

Syria's main Kurdish party appealed on Wednesday to world powers to stop Turkish bombardment of the Afrin region in northern Syria. Ankara has warned in recent days of an imminent military operation in Afrin, one of three autonomous cantons under the control of Kurdish forces and their...

Scott Pruitt insincerely asked what's Earth's ideal temperature. Scientists answer

Scott Pruitt insincerely asked what's Earth's ideal temperature. Scientists answer

Donald Trump listens to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt after announcing his decision that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 1, 2017. The debate is how do we know what the ideal surface temperature is in...

‘We tend to look after each other here’: Inside the Turpin family’s neighbourhood as it reels from discovery of captive siblings

‘We tend to look after each other here’: Inside the Turpin family’s neighbourhood as it reels from discovery of captive siblings

As Wednesday unfolded, investigators began their work of combing through the filthy, foul-smelling house looking for answers to the central question that has so far baffled authorities: why the Turpins apparently imprisoned their children before being arrested at the weekend, allegedly allowing...

YouTube deleting Tide Pod challenge videos in bid to stem dangerous detergent-eating craze 

YouTube deleting Tide Pod challenge videos in bid to stem dangerous detergent-eating craze 

YouTube has said it is deleting any videos showing the Tide Pod challenge in an effort to stem the dangerous detergent-eating craze among US teens. The potentially health-damaging fad has seen teenagers daring each other to film themselves biting into washing machine capsules and then upload the...

Watch How This School In Puerto Rico Reacts When Power Returns After 112 Days

Watch How This School In Puerto Rico Reacts When Power Returns After 112 Days

Children in Puerto Rico have had to live much of their life in the dark since Hurricane Maria devastated the island nearly four months ago.

Philippine volcano spews lava; thousands flee

Philippine volcano spews lava; thousands flee

Glowing-red lava spurted in a fountain and flowed down the Philippines' most active volcano in a stunning display of its fury that has sent more than 34,000 villagers fleeing to safety.

14 Humboldt Park elementary students hospitalized after possibly eating laced candy

14 Humboldt Park elementary students hospitalized after possibly eating laced candy

Fourteen students, ages 13 or 14, were taken to the hospital Wednesday morning after a hazardous materials situation on Chicago's Northwest Side, the Chicago Fire Department said.

Pope meets with abuse survivors, weeps with them in Chile

Pope meets with abuse survivors, weeps with them in Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis met on Tuesday with survivors of priests who sexually abused them, wept with them and apologized for the "irreparable damage" they suffered, his spokesman said.

19 Attorneys General Call On Congress To Legalize Banking For Weed Industry

19 Attorneys General Call On Congress To Legalize Banking For Weed Industry

Attorneys general from over a dozen states where some form of marijuana use has been legalized are urging Congress to pass legislation that would allow banks to provide services to cannabis businesses without risking federal prosecution.

Former CIA agent arrested with top secret info

Former CIA agent arrested with top secret info

US authorities said Tuesday they had arrested a former CIA agent, Hong Kong resident Jerry Chun Shing Lee, after discovering he had an unauthorized notebook that had the identities of undercover US spies. Lee, a naturalized US citizen also known as Zhen Cheng Li, was arrested late Monday after he...

Rep. Pramila Jayapal Is Skipping Trump's State Of The Union Speech Due To His 'Racism'

Rep. Pramila Jayapal Is Skipping Trump's State Of The Union Speech Due To His 'Racism'

The list of Democrats planning to boycott President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address later this month continues to grow.

Pakistani police arrest suspect in rape and murder of 7-year-old girl

Pakistani police arrest suspect in rape and murder of 7-year-old girl

By Mubasher Bukhari LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani authorities on Wednesday arrested a suspect in the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl that ignited nationwide protests and outrage over allegations of government inaction, two police officials said. Police found Zainab Ansari's...

What Is A 'Sunshine Baby'?

What Is A 'Sunshine Baby'?

Over the years, some of this vocabulary has gained wider currency, like the term “rainbow baby,” which refers to a child born after a miscarriage, stillbirth, infant death or other early loss of a child.

Ford Ranger Returns for 2019: Pickup Aims to Be Commuter-Friendly Workhorse

Ford Ranger Returns for 2019: Pickup Aims to Be Commuter-Friendly Workhorse

A lot has happened in the midsized-pickup market since Ford stopped selling the Ranger in the U.S. in 2011. Chevrolet scored robust sales with its second-generation Colorado. Honda reintroduced t...

Thirteen siblings 'held captive' by parents in Perris, California: 'Deeply religious' couple arrested on torture charges

Thirteen siblings 'held captive' by parents in Perris, California: 'Deeply religious' couple arrested on torture charges

The American couple who allegedly tortured and imprisoned their 13 children were Elvis fanatics who believed “God called on them” to give birth so many times. David Allen Turpin, 57, and Louise Anna Turpin, 49, were said to have forced their children to memorise passages of the Bible during “very...

Activists protest against Trump's immigration policies

Activists protest against Trump's immigration policies

Protesters around the country marched in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) programs.

This Guy's Response To His Girlfriend's Selfie Is Extra AF

This Guy's Response To His Girlfriend's Selfie Is Extra AF

Being a little bit extra paid off big for one boyfriend.

Ukraine passes bill to get occupied regions back from Russia

Ukraine passes bill to get occupied regions back from Russia

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament on Thursday passed a bill that aims to reintegrate the eastern territories currently controlled by Russia-backed separatists, and goes as far as to declare support for taking them back by military force if necessary.

As Shutdown Looms, Trump Undercuts Chief Of Staff And GOP On Key Issues

As Shutdown Looms, Trump Undercuts Chief Of Staff And GOP On Key Issues

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump on Thursday used Twitter to add confusion to his stance on two key issues, one day before Congress’ deadline for passing legislation to keep the government open.

Airbus wins Emirates deal fro A380 jets

Airbus wins Emirates deal fro A380 jets

Airbus has announced an order with Emirates worth $16 billion for the European planemaker's flagship A380 superjumbo. As Sonia Legg reports, the deal looks set to protect the future of the A380 programme.

Facebook selfie clue helps convict Canadian woman who killed her friend 

Facebook selfie clue helps convict Canadian woman who killed her friend 

An incriminating clue in a Facebook selfie was used as evidence to help convict a Canadian woman who strangled her friend to death. Cheyenne Rose Antoine pleaded guilty to killing 18-year-old Brittney Gargol in March 2015 after police used clues in the Facebook post, uploaded six hours before the...

Apple plans new U.S. campus, to pay $38 billion in foreign cash taxes

Apple plans new U.S. campus, to pay $38 billion in foreign cash taxes

The company has been under increasing pressure to make U.S. investments since the 2016 presidential campaign, when Trump targeted the iPhone maker for making products in Asian factories. While Apple has announced no plans to change that practice and experts say it would be economically impractical...

Most American Catholic Women Want The Church To Have Female Deacons, Poll Finds

Most American Catholic Women Want The Church To Have Female Deacons, Poll Finds

Pope Francis has made it abundantly clear that he doesn’t think women could ever become priests in the Catholic church.

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