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Jeff Sessions Yuks It Up Over Russians In Speech To Lawyers

Jeff Sessions Yuks It Up Over Russians In Speech To Lawyers

Attorney General Jeff Sessions had lawyers rolling in the aisles with a surprising string of Russian quips at the start of a speech he gave Friday.

Three Major Alabama Newspapers Urge Voters To 'Reject' Roy Moore

Three Major Alabama Newspapers Urge Voters To 'Reject' Roy Moore

Three of Alabama’s largest newspapers owned by the same company on Sunday urged voters to “stand for decency” and “reject” Alabama Republican Roy Moore in the state’s Dec. 12 Senate special election.

The FAA Can't Stop People From Throwing Live Turkeys Out Of Planes

The FAA Can't Stop People From Throwing Live Turkeys Out Of Planes

The Federal Aviation Administration has found no violations with an infamous Arkansas event that involves dropping live turkeys from a plane ― but that may be because no one ever thought they’d need a rule about that.

Argentina's navy searches for missing submarine with 44 crew on board

Argentina's navy searches for missing submarine with 44 crew on board

Argentina’s navy has launched a huge search-and-rescue operation for a military submarine with 44 crew members that has been missing off the coast of Patagonia for more than two days. The last radio contact with the San Juan submarine was on Wednesday, when it was 430km off the coast of the...

Mugabe given until noon Monday to quit as President of Zimbabwe

Mugabe given until noon Monday to quit as President of Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's ruling party fired Robert Mugabe as its leader on Sunday and gave the 93-year-old less than 24 hours to quit as head of state or face impeachment, an attempt to force a peaceful end to his 37 years in power after a de facto coup.

Japanese tug boat scrapes US Navy ship during exercise

Japanese tug boat scrapes US Navy ship during exercise

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese tug boat lost propulsion and drifted into a U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer during a towing exercise, the Navy said.

Russia Nixes Billionaire Plan to Turn the Tu-160 Bomber into the Ultimate Passenger Jet

Russia Nixes Billionaire Plan to Turn the Tu-160 Bomber into the Ultimate Passenger Jet

Rich businessmen around the world want Russia to turn its Tupolev-160 strategic bomber into a private jet. A senior Tupolev executive claims that the aircraft manufacturer has turned down many requests to civilianize its Tu-160 (NATO codename Blackjack), a long-range strategic bomber that...

Freeport evacuating Indonesian mine worker families after shootings

Freeport evacuating Indonesian mine worker families after shootings

U.S. miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc is evacuating spouses and children of workers from its giant Indonesian copper mine after a string of shootings in the area raised security concerns. The move follows efforts by Indonesian authorities on Friday to evacuate villages near Freeport’s Grasberg mine in...

Trump puts decision to allow elephant hunting trophy imports 'on hold'

Trump puts decision to allow elephant hunting trophy imports 'on hold'

Despite Trump's statement, a Fish and Wildlife Service official confirmed that the ban on elephant hunting trophies from Zambia had been lifted effective Nov. 7. And the ban on trophies from Zimbabwe was lifted on Friday morning, about 11 hours before Trump’s tweet.

19 Asian-Americans Arrested At Paul Ryan's Office Pushing For Dream Act

19 Asian-Americans Arrested At Paul Ryan's Office Pushing For Dream Act

Nineteen Asian-Americans protesting outside Speaker Paul Ryan’s office on Capitol Hill were arrested Wednesday while calling for him to move the Dream Act to a vote.

Republican congressman Greg Gianforte ‘misled authorities’ on assault against reporter

Republican congressman Greg Gianforte ‘misled authorities’ on assault against reporter

Greg Gianforte told an officer that Guardian newspaper reporter Ben Jacobs had grabbed him by the wrist and pulled him to the floor of his campaign office after “interrogating” him, according to notes from a Gallatin County sheriff’s officer who interviewed the politician after the incident...

Head Of Puerto Rico Power Utility Resigns As More Controversy Plagues Island

Head Of Puerto Rico Power Utility Resigns As More Controversy Plagues Island

The head of Puerto Rico’s power utility resigned Friday while facing scrutiny for the slow progress being made on restoring the island’s power grid eight weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory.

Americans aged 18-34 most likely to oppose assault weapons ban, poll finds

Americans aged 18-34 most likely to oppose assault weapons ban, poll finds

The previous national federal ban on assault weapons lapsed more than a decade ago, and Congress has not renewed it. Resistance to a ban on military-style assault weapons is strongest among millennials, according to a new Quinnipiac poll released this week. It’s a finding that experts said might...

Alt-right free speech event in Boston met with counterprotest

Alt-right free speech event in Boston met with counterprotest

A few dozen free speech advocates rallied peacefully Saturday on Boston Common but just like last summer's event, they were outnumbered by counterprotesters.

'He Will Not Step Down.' Roy Moore Allegations Divide Women in Alabama

'He Will Not Step Down.' Roy Moore Allegations Divide Women in Alabama

The accusations of sexual misconduct are dividing Republicans and women

Neighbor: Northern California gunman targeted victim, son

Neighbor: Northern California gunman targeted victim, son

RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) — A neighbor's account indicates that a Northern California shooter who killed five people this week may have targeted an elementary school as part of his long-running feud with neighbors.

Black Friday Shopping Experts Reveal Their Winning Strategies

Black Friday Shopping Experts Reveal Their Winning Strategies

Preparing for Thanksgiving dinner is a challenge, but gearing up for Black Friday is arguably worse.

Trump: 'Hillary, get on with your life'

Trump: 'Hillary, get on with your life'

President Trump attacks Hillary Clinton again after she questions the "legitimacy" of his win.

Animal Welfare Groups Slam Proposal To Speed Up Poultry Plant Lines

Animal Welfare Groups Slam Proposal To Speed Up Poultry Plant Lines

Animal welfare advocates are joining worker rights and food safety groups in opposition to a poultry industry proposal to speed up portions of processing lines at chicken plants.

Bull gores Argentine tourist to death in India: police

Bull gores Argentine tourist to death in India: police

An Argentine man holidaying in India has been gored to death by a bull in the popular tourist city of Jaipur, police said Sunday. The 29-year-old was walking along a street near Jaipur's main market on Saturday afternoon when he was attacked and seriously injured by the animal. The Argentine...

The Day Domestic Violence Came To Church

The Day Domestic Violence Came To Church

On a Saturday night in 2014, 18-year-old Danielle Shields sent a friend a series of panicked texts.

Lebanon's Saad al-Hariri leaves Saudi Arabia for France

Lebanon's Saad al-Hariri leaves Saudi Arabia for France

Saad al-Hariri, who sparked a crisis by resigning as Lebanese prime minister on November 4 during a visit to Saudi Arabia, left Riyadh late last night on a flight bound for Paris, a television channel owned by his family said "Mr Hariri left Riyadh airport on his private jet with his wife and...

Lee Harvey Oswald's killer Jack Ruby told FBI informant to 'watch the fireworks' hours before JFK's assasination

Lee Harvey Oswald's killer Jack Ruby told FBI informant to 'watch the fireworks' hours before JFK's assasination

Jack Ruby told an FBI informant to “watch the fireworks” on the day President John F Kennedy was assassinated, the latest release of JFK files reveals. Ruby, who went on to shoot and mortally wound Lee Harvey Oswald two days later, made the comments hours before the President was killed in Dallas,...

Turkey prosecutors open probe of former, acting US attorneys

Turkey prosecutors open probe of former, acting US attorneys

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish prosecutors launched an investigation Saturday of two United States prosecutors involved in putting a Turkish-Iranian businessman on trial for allegedly violating U.S. sanctions against Iran, according to Turkey's official news agency.

Don't Be That Person Who Wastes Absurd Amounts Of Food On Thanksgiving

Don't Be That Person Who Wastes Absurd Amounts Of Food On Thanksgiving

It’s time to put together your festive Thanksgiving menu ― but this year, try to cook up a way to make sure that most of it actually gets eaten.

Keystone XL Opponents On 210,000-Gallon Spill: We Warned You

Keystone XL Opponents On 210,000-Gallon Spill: We Warned You

In April 2016, just five months after President Barack Obama rejected the proposal to build the Keystone XL pipeline, the existing Keystone pipeline leaked 17,000 gallons of oil onto private land in southeastern South Dakota.

North Korea Has 200,000 Soldiers in Its Special Forces (And They Have One Goal)

North Korea Has 200,000 Soldiers in Its Special Forces (And They Have One Goal)

North Korean special forces have evolved from a nuisance force designed to stage attacks in the enemy’s rear into something far more dangerous. One of the most vital parts of North Korea’s war machine is one that relies the most on so-called “soldier power” skills. North Korea has likely the...

Disturbing video shows dying WWII vet was neglected in nursing home

Disturbing video shows dying WWII vet was neglected in nursing home

James Dempsey, 89, of Woodstock, Ga., died in 2014 at the Northeast Atlanta Health and Rehabilitation Center. At first it appeared the decorated veteran of World War II had died of natural causes. And then his family watched the footage on a hidden camera they had put in his room.

Judge Running For Ohio Governor Boasts On Facebook He's Bedded 50 Women

Judge Running For Ohio Governor Boasts On Facebook He's Bedded 50 Women

An Ohio Supreme Court justice who is campaigning to become governor of the state took to Facebook on Friday to reveal that he has been “sexually intimate” with 50 “very attractive females.”

World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. Today, 4.5 billion people live without a household toilet that safely disposes of their waste.

Netanyahu to meet France's Macron on Lebanon crisis

Netanyahu to meet France's Macron on Lebanon crisis

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris in early December for talks expected to include developments in Lebanon, Netanyahu's office said on Sunday. In a phone call on Sunday, "President Macron updated Prime Minister Netanyahu with the...

Correction: Deadly-California-Shootings story

Correction: Deadly-California-Shootings story

RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) — In a story Nov. 16 about a deadly shooting rampage in Northern California, The Associated Press, relying on information from law enforcement, reported erroneously the name of a shooting victim. The coroner's office said Diana Steele, who was previously...

Man Accidentally Shoots Self, Wife During Gun Safety Discussion

Man Accidentally Shoots Self, Wife During Gun Safety Discussion

A Tennessee man accidentally shot himself and his wife Thursday during a discussion at their church about gun safety concerns.

Donald Trump Says He Should Have Left UCLA Players Jailed In China

Donald Trump Says He Should Have Left UCLA Players Jailed In China

President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that he shouldn’t have helped orchestrate the release of three college basketball players from a Chinese jail after they were caught shoplifting last week.

U.S. Senate candidate Moore's wife says 'he will not step down'

U.S. Senate candidate Moore's wife says 'he will not step down'

By Justin Mitchell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The wife of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama said on Friday her husband would not end his campaign in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations, dismissing reports about his past behavior toward some women as political attacks....

Hunter mutilated in bear attack has face rebuilt in pioneering surgery 

Hunter mutilated in bear attack has face rebuilt in pioneering surgery 

A hunter left disfigured from a near-fatal bear attack has had his face rebuilt after undergoing months of surgeries. Lee Brooke’s nose and moustache were “ripped off” his face during the grizzly attack during a hunting trip in Wyoming in October last year. The 60-year-old told FOX 31 he came...

Immigrants Anxiously Await Citizenship As Processing Times Nearly Double

Immigrants Anxiously Await Citizenship As Processing Times Nearly Double

For immigrants, the road to U.S. citizenship has always been a long and difficult one.

Here's How to Watch the 2017 Leonid Meteor Shower

Here's How to Watch the 2017 Leonid Meteor Shower

The annual Leonid meteor shower will be clearly visible throughout the U.S.

Head of Puerto Rico power authority resigns

Head of Puerto Rico power authority resigns

The head of Puerto Rico's power authority has resigned amid a scandal over efforts to restore electricity to the hurricane-hit island, its governor announced Friday. Rossello defended Ramos' management but suggested that his resignation was necessary in the midst of the controversy....

How the Russian Army Learned to Wage War (and Kill Its Enemies)

How the Russian Army Learned to Wage War (and Kill Its Enemies)

The lessons learned section of a U.S. Army analysis of urban warfare is mostly a no-brainer: urban combat is long, costly, burns out troops and resources, combined arms warfare is essential, and so on. The study, titled “Modern Urban Operations: Lessons Learned from Urban Operations from 1980 to...

Pieces of once-mighty NY bridge get new life in rural towns

Pieces of once-mighty NY bridge get new life in rural towns

Steel and concrete panels that were once part of a mighty bridge that carried 50 million vehicles a year across the Hudson River north of New York City will find new life spanning streams along sleepy country roads.

Top General Says He Would Reject An 'Illegal' Nuclear Strike Order From Trump

Top General Says He Would Reject An 'Illegal' Nuclear Strike Order From Trump

The top nuclear commander in the U.S. said Saturday that he would reject an “illegal” nuclear attack order from President Donald Trump, and would instead steer the commander in chief to other “options.”

State Department defends reorganization, admits low morale

State Department defends reorganization, admits low morale

The State Department is hitting back at the growing bipartisan criticism of Rex Tillerson's leadership and accusations he is presiding over a debilitating brain drain of the nation's diplomatic corps

'Teen Mom OG's' Catelynn Lowell Heads To Treatment Over Suicidal Thoughts

'Teen Mom OG's' Catelynn Lowell Heads To Treatment Over Suicidal Thoughts

“Teen Mom OG” star Catelynn Lowell Baltierra has announced on Twitter that she’s seeking medical treatment after struggling with suicidal thoughts.

More than 30 rescued in Afghan raid on Taliban prison

More than 30 rescued in Afghan raid on Taliban prison

Afghan and foreign special forces raided a Taliban prison in southern Helmand province on Sunday and rescued at least 30 people, according to army and provincial officials. Twenty of the people had been arrested by the Taliban in connection with helping the government or were family members of...

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