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June 06, 2015
Bill Browder Responds To 'Ludicrous' Putin Threat Against Him

Bill Browder Responds To 'Ludicrous' Putin Threat Against Him

William Browder, CEO of Hermitage Capital and anti-Kremlin activist, found

Suspected Texas Serial Killer Jose Rodriguez Taken Into Custody

Suspected Texas Serial Killer Jose Rodriguez Taken Into Custody

Houston police have arrested Jose Gilberto Rodriguez, who they suspect of

Amazon Prime Day 2018: 25 best deals for under $25

Amazon Prime Day 2018: 25 best deals for under $25

Amazon Prime Day 2018 is finally here -- and from the looks of it, the sales

Strikes blamed on Israel killed 9 pro-regime fighters in Syria: monitor

Strikes blamed on Israel killed 9 pro-regime fighters in Syria: monitor

At least nine pro-regime fighters died in a suspected Israeli missile strike overnight in northern Syria, a monitor said Monday. Syrian state media had accused Israel of bombing a military position in Aleppo province late Sunday, in what would be a rare Israeli strike so far north in the...

Papa John's Founder Accuses Media Agency Of Extorting Him Over Racial Slur

Papa John's Founder Accuses Media Agency Of Extorting Him Over Racial Slur

Better ingredients, better pizza and now better scapegoats?

FANG surge leads stock market recovery, putting Netflix in spotlight

FANG surge leads stock market recovery, putting Netflix in spotlight

By Caroline Valetkevitch and Noel Randewich NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The FANGs have gotten their bite back, and they are helping Wall Street erase the wrenching correction that beset it in February. Facebook, Amazon.com, Netflix and Google's parent Alphabet have led the technology...

Mike Pompeo rejects EU appeal for exemptions in sanctions against Iran

Mike Pompeo rejects EU appeal for exemptions in sanctions against Iran

Mike Pompeo, the US Secretary of State, has rejected a high-level appeal from the EU for exemptions from sanctions against Iran, throwing into doubt billions of euros worth of trade. Senior officials from Britain, France and Germany had pleaded with the US not to impose sanctions next month on...

Anthony Bourdain slams Clintons, Weinstein in last interview

Anthony Bourdain slams Clintons, Weinstein in last interview

In a newly released interview, Anthony Bourdain slams the Clintons and Harvey Weinstein, calling Bill Clinton ‘Gropey and rapey’ and describing how he would like to see Weinstein die.

Chinese woman 'detained' after tossing ink on Xi poster: activists

Chinese woman 'detained' after tossing ink on Xi poster: activists

A woman who live-streamed herself throwing ink onto a picture of Chinese President Xi Jinping has been detained, according to activists who accuse authorities of suppressing speech to protect a "cult of personality" around the country's leader. The US-based Chinese Human Rights...

NRA-linked Russian aide arrested, charged as foreign agent

NRA-linked Russian aide arrested, charged as foreign agent

Just hours after the disastrous summit in Helsinki, the FBI arrested a Russian gun-rights activist with links to the NRA and the Trump campaign and charged her as a foreign agent.

CVS Employees Fired After Calling Cops On Black Woman Over A Coupon

CVS Employees Fired After Calling Cops On Black Woman Over A Coupon

Two employees at a CVS store in Chicago are out of a job after one of them

Amazon Prime Day 2018: 18 best deals under $100

Amazon Prime Day 2018: 18 best deals under $100

Amazon's Prime Day this year is shaping up to be the biggest one yet -- and

Demi Moore Destroys Bruce Willis In Surprise Roast Appearance

Demi Moore Destroys Bruce Willis In Surprise Roast Appearance

Nobody has better material than a former spouse.

Judge Orders Government To Temporarily Stop Deporting Reunited Families

Judge Orders Government To Temporarily Stop Deporting Reunited Families

A federal judge ordered the Trump administration on Monday to temporarily stop

Delayed arraignment for suspect in Massachusetts police shooting

Delayed arraignment for suspect in Massachusetts police shooting

A Massachusetts man suspected of killing a police officer and a bystander with the officer's pistol will not be formally charged on Monday because he is still recovering from wounds sustained during a gunfight with police, officials said. Suspect Emanuel Lopes, 20, was arrested early Sunday...

Obama visits father's native Kenya to open youth center

Obama visits father's native Kenya to open youth center

Former US president Barack Obama paid a visit to his extended family in Kenya Monday, on his first trip to the country since 2015 during which he will open a youth center. Obama arrived in his father’s native Kenya on Sunday, where he paid courtesy calls on President Uhuru Kenyatta and main...

Photo: Kīlauea volcano's lava forms new land off Hawaii's coast

Photo: Kīlauea volcano's lava forms new land off Hawaii's coast

The ongoing Kilauea volcano eruptions in Hawaii have led to the formation of a tiny, new piece of land made of lava, which was initially considered to be an island.

Anger over 'callous' Magufuli remarks on prisoners

Anger over 'callous' Magufuli remarks on prisoners

Amnesty International on Monday slammed Tanzanian President John Magufuli for ordering that prisoners be made to work "day and night" and be kicked if lazy. "All people deprived of their liberty must be treated with humanity and with respect for the inherent dignity of the human...

Forced To Choose Between Putin And His Own Government, Trump Picks Putin

Forced To Choose Between Putin And His Own Government, Trump Picks Putin

WASHINGTON ― Forced to choose between the Russian dictator who helped him win

At Least 23 Injured In Hawaii After Lava From Kilauea Volcano Hits Tour Boat

At Least 23 Injured In Hawaii After Lava From Kilauea Volcano Hits Tour Boat

A lava explosion off the coast of Big Island in Hawaii injured 23 people on

British caver considering legal action after Elon Musk 'pedo' tweet

British caver considering legal action after Elon Musk 'pedo' tweet

A British caver hailed a hero for helping to save the lives of 12 boys and their football coach trapped deep inside a Thai cave has said he may take action against Elon Musk after the billionaire entrepreneur called him a “pedo” online. The Tesla CEO lashed out on Sunday evening at Vernon Unsworth,...

Israel hits Hamas posts in response to arson kites

Israel hits Hamas posts in response to arson kites

An Israeli aircraft hit two Hamas posts in the Gaza Strip on Monday in response to balloons carrying firebombs over the border fence to burn Israeli farmland, the army said. The strikes signalled a tougher Israeli response to the hundreds of balloons and kites carrying firebombs that have been...

Amazon Prime Day Vacuum Deals That Don't Suck

Amazon Prime Day Vacuum Deals That Don't Suck

Buying a new vacuum cleaner doesn't necessarily sit at the top of the list for

Eritrea reopens embassy in Addis Ababa in fresh sign of thaw with Ethiopia

Eritrea reopens embassy in Addis Ababa in fresh sign of thaw with Ethiopia

By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Eritrea reopened its embassy in Ethiopia on Monday in further evidence of a rapid thaw between two countries that a week ago ended two decades of military stalemate over a border war in which tens of thousands died. Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed...

Las Vegas police officer filmed shooting at suspects through his windscreen

Las Vegas police officer filmed shooting at suspects through his windscreen

A shoot-out caught on a US police officer's body camera ended with the suspects being fired at through a patrol car windscreen. The incident between police officer William Umana and two men suspected of a homicide took place in Las Vegas on 11 July. Mr Umana is seen on camera shooting while...

Future Lexus F Models Could Be Hybrids, Possibly For New GT Model

Future Lexus F Models Could Be Hybrids, Possibly For New GT Model

A fully electric Lexus UX might be on the way, too.

Thai cave rescue divers given diplomatic immunity: report

Thai cave rescue divers given diplomatic immunity: report

Two Australian divers who helped extract the young football team trapped in a Thai cave obtained diplomatic immunity before the rescue in case it failed, national broadcaster ABC reported Monday. The "Wild Boars" team were stuck in the cave in northern Thailand for 18 days before Thai...

Donald Trump Actually Thinks Vladimir Putin Meeting Went Well

Donald Trump Actually Thinks Vladimir Putin Meeting Went Well

Talk about having the courage of your convictions: Donald Trump is insisting

Prime Day Fashion Deals No One Will Know You Bought On Amazon

Prime Day Fashion Deals No One Will Know You Bought On Amazon

If you were looking for some mega deals on top fashion brands this Prime Day,

Chicago protests continue after police shooting of Harith Augustus

Chicago protests continue after police shooting of Harith Augustus

After release of the shooting video, protests on Sunday evening were peaceful. But the community remains tense and a "demonstration against the police murder of Harith Augustus" organized by a group called the Chicago Alliance Against Racism and Political Repression was scheduled for...

Israel places new limitations on cargo crossing into Gaza

Israel places new limitations on cargo crossing into Gaza

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel placed new restrictions on its only cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in response to continued Hamas hostilities, even after it agreed to a cease-fire ending 24 hours of intense fighting.

Kansas City shootouts end with suspect dead

Kansas City shootouts end with suspect dead

Police shoot and kill a man after a series of shootouts on the streets of Kansas City that left three officers wounded and hospitalized. Ryan Brooks reports.

These 6 Stores Are Having Mega Sales To Compete With Prime Day 2018

These 6 Stores Are Having Mega Sales To Compete With Prime Day 2018

Unless you've taken a digital detox in the last week, you probably know that

NASA commercial crew program for space station faces delays, report says

NASA commercial crew program for space station faces delays, report says

Plans to launch the first NASA astronauts since 2011 to the International Space Station from the United States look set to be delayed due to incomplete safety measures and accountability holes in the agency's commercial crew program, according to a federal report released on Wednesday. SpaceX...

The Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship: Armed with New Torpedo Defenses

The Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship: Armed with New Torpedo Defenses

Detecting torpedoes will naturally reduce risk for other ship assets, such as its vertical take-off Fire Scout drones and small boats, such as its 11-meter Rigid Inflatable Boats, or RIBs.

US judge suspends deportation of reunited migrant families

US judge suspends deportation of reunited migrant families

A federal judge in San Diego issued an order on Monday barring officials from deporting newly reunited immigrant families for up to one week. District Judge Dana Sabraw was responding to papers filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) expressing concern that the government planned to...

Trump Tries To Clean Up After Disastrous Putin Summit

Trump Tries To Clean Up After Disastrous Putin Summit

President Donald Trump on Tuesday responded to the widespread condemnation of

Parade Of 70 Land Rovers Celebrates 70 Years At Goodwood

Parade Of 70 Land Rovers Celebrates 70 Years At Goodwood

Examples of all of the company's previous models were on hand.

April Tinsley Case: Man Tied to 8-Year-Old's 1988 Murder Through Genealogy Website, DNA Technology: Cops

April Tinsley Case: Man Tied to 8-Year-Old's 1988 Murder Through Genealogy Website, DNA Technology: Cops

April Tinsley was abducted on April 1, 1988, as she walked to a friend’s house, just two blocks away from her Fort Wayne, Indiana, home.

The Latest: Zoo cites break in steel cable barrier in escape

The Latest: Zoo cites break in steel cable barrier in escape

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the weekend escape of a jaguar from its enclosure at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans (all times local):

Astronomers Serendipitously Discover 12 Moons Around Jupiter

Astronomers Serendipitously Discover 12 Moons Around Jupiter

Astronomers who were searching for a planet beyond Pluto discovered 12

Indonesian villagers kill nearly 300 crocodiles in revenge attack

Indonesian villagers kill nearly 300 crocodiles in revenge attack

Indonesian villagers armed with knives, hammers and clubs slaughtered 292 crocodiles in revenge for the death of a man killed by a crocodile at a breeding farm, an official said. Photographs released by Antara news agency showed bloodied carcasses of the crocodiles in a large pile in the Sorong...

Singapore Airlines named world's best airline 2018: Skytrax

Singapore Airlines named world's best airline 2018: Skytrax

Singapore Airlines has been named the world's best airline for the fourth time at the 2018 Skytrax World Airline Awards, which bills itself as the "Oscars of the aviation industry."

Three Reasons Why Diplomacy with North Korea Will Remain Difficult

Three Reasons Why Diplomacy with North Korea Will Remain Difficult

As negotiations stumble forward, we will likely continue to see embarrassing diplomatic foul-ups for three key reasons.

Trump Refuses To Condemn Putin Over Russian Election Hacking: ‘We’re All To Blame’ For Poor Relations

Trump Refuses To Condemn Putin Over Russian Election Hacking: ‘We’re All To Blame’ For Poor Relations

President Donald Trump refused to blame Russian President Vladimir Putin for

Audi R8 Spyder Spied Up Close Looking Angrier

Audi R8 Spyder Spied Up Close Looking Angrier

The oval exhausts are only part of the story as the prototype had numerous other tweaks.

Tourists to leave 378 thousand million pesos during holidays

Tourists to leave 378 thousand million pesos during holidays

Mexico, Jul. 16 (Notimex).- National and foreign tourists will leave an economic income of 378 billion pesos during the summer holiday season 2018, estimated the president of the Confederation of National Chambers of Commerce, Services and Tourism (Concanaco Servytur, for its acronym in Spanish),...

Watch flash flood in Utah roar right up to storm chaser Reed Timmer's camera

Watch flash flood in Utah roar right up to storm chaser Reed Timmer's camera

AccuWeather storm chaser, Reed Timmer is in Utah where several flash floods have occurred after torrential rain. Flash floods like this occur after torrential rains unleash several inches of water that has nowhere to go but across the dry ground.

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