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June 06, 2015
Leader of armed group at U.S. border boasted of assassination training: FBI

Leader of armed group at U.S. border boasted of assassination training: FBI

LAS CRUCES, N.M./TAOS, N.M. (Reuters) - The head of an armed group that stops migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally allegedly boasted of training volunteers to kill former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, an FBI agent said in court papers. Larry...

Bernie Sanders says felons, even Boston Marathon bomber, should have right to vote in prison

Bernie Sanders says felons, even Boston Marathon bomber, should have right to vote in prison

Bernie Sanders offered his stance at a CNN town hall Monday when asked whether he thought felons should be allowed to vote while they’re incarcerated.

Tourists Flee Sri Lanka as Foreigners Targeted in Blasts

Tourists Flee Sri Lanka as Foreigners Targeted in Blasts

Kishu Gomes, chairman of the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, said he couldn’t give an exact count of the number of people leaving, but it could run into the thousands. Tour operators in India, the biggest source market for visitors to Sri Lanka, are also canceling trips for clients. The...

Donald Trump takes legal action to block release of his financial records

Donald Trump takes legal action to block release of his financial records

Donald Trump and his businesses sued the Democratic chairman of the House Oversight committee on Monday to block a subpoena requesting the president's financial records. It is the latest move in a fierce tussle between the White House and Democrats in Congress amid allegations about the...

Tiger attacks zookeeper in front of visitors: 'He is a wild animal and was acting on instinct'

Tiger attacks zookeeper in front of visitors: 'He is a wild animal and was acting on instinct'

A beautiful spring morning at the Topeka Zoo in Kansas turned tragic when a male Sumatran tiger attacked a keeper, inflicting wounds that sent her to a hospital.Although keepers are never supposed to be in the same space as the tigers, they found themselves together in the outdoor habitat that...

Delphi murders: Here's what we know about unsolved killings of two teen girls in Indiana

Delphi murders: Here's what we know about unsolved killings of two teen girls in Indiana

It's been more than two years since the Delphi murders. Here's what we know now about the unsolved killings of Abigail Williams and Liberty Germany.

How 11 People Are Trying to Stop Fake News in the World’s Largest Election

How 11 People Are Trying to Stop Fake News in the World’s Largest Election

One of the operations most vital to Facebook Inc. at this moment is a world away from its Menlo Park, California, headquarters, and in more ways than one. This is Boom Live, one of seven tiny fact-checking firms at the heart of Facebook’s efforts to rebuild some of its credibility during India’s...

How Does the Geely Geometry A Measure Up to the Tesla Model 3?

How Does the Geely Geometry A Measure Up to the Tesla Model 3?

Is the Chinese automaker capable of making a Tesla Model 3 fighter? We do the math.

Sen. McConnell: 'Think of me as the grim reaper' of socialism

Sen. McConnell: 'Think of me as the grim reaper' of socialism

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell promises that if Republicans remain in control of the Senate, the Democrats' progressive agenda won't land on the president's desk.

Warren’s 2020 Platform Calls For ‘Ultra-Millionaire Tax’ to Pay Off Student Debt

Warren’s 2020 Platform Calls For ‘Ultra-Millionaire Tax’ to Pay Off Student Debt

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) rolled out a policy proposal Monday that calls for the use of public funds to pay off hundreds of billions of dollars in outstanding student loan debt.Under the proposal, the government would pay off some $600 billion in outstanding student loan debt over the...

Iranian parliament labels entire US military as terrorist

Iranian parliament labels entire US military as terrorist

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian lawmakers on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a bill that labels all U.S. military forces as terrorist, state TV reported, a day after Washington ratcheted up pressure on Tehran by announcing that no country would any longer be exempt from U.S. sanctions if it continues...

Sri Lanka 'bombing mastermind' named as Moulvi Zahran Hashim

Sri Lanka 'bombing mastermind' named as Moulvi Zahran Hashim

Sri Lankan intelligence has named the mastermind behind the Easter Sunday attacks as Moulvi Zahran Hashim, an extremist local cleric who incited his followers to violence with fiery sermons on his social media channels. The revelation comes after senior government officials accused the National...

US STOCKS-Futures pull back ahead of earnings; oil stocks jump

US STOCKS-Futures pull back ahead of earnings; oil stocks jump

U.S. stock index futures dipped on Monday as investors returned from their Easter break and took a cautious stance at the beginning of what is expected to be the busiest week of the first-quarter earnings season. The S&P 500 closed slightly lower last week, ending its three-week winning...

Cardi B rejects plea deal in strip club brawl case, facing up to one year in jail

Cardi B rejects plea deal in strip club brawl case, facing up to one year in jail

Cardi B rejected a deal to plead guilty to one misdemeanor count in strip club brawl, even though it would keep her out of jail.

Fast charge your iPhone to 80% in under an hour for $29

Fast charge your iPhone to 80% in under an hour for $29

Want to fast charge your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XR, iPhone XS, or iPhone XS Max with accessories from Apple? You'll pay $29 for an 18W wall adapter and another $19 for a USB-C to Lightning cable, for a grand total of $48. That's a lot of money to spend when you've...

Experts Warn Latest Trump Administration Move on Iran Could Backfire

Experts Warn Latest Trump Administration Move on Iran Could Backfire

Officials within the U.S. State Department, Defense and intelligence warn that the latest move against Iran could backfire.

UPDATE 2-PG&E get approval to pay employees $350 mln to meet safety goals after wildfires

UPDATE 2-PG&E get approval to pay employees $350 mln to meet safety goals after wildfires

PG&E Corp can pay employees up to $350 million in bonuses this year to spur them to help meet the bankrupt California power provider's safety goals to prevent wildfires, a judge said on Tuesday. PG&E's management has said the company needs to implement the bonus plan to carry out...

Which Chinese Cars Are Coming to the U.S.? The Shanghai Auto Show Offered Strong Hints

Which Chinese Cars Are Coming to the U.S.? The Shanghai Auto Show Offered Strong Hints

Increasingly, Chinese brands are eyeing the U.S. market and making serious plans to come here. Which ones? Read on.

Turkish police hold ruling party member, five others after opposition chief attack

Turkish police hold ruling party member, five others after opposition chief attack

Turkish police on Monday were holding six people, including a member of the ruling AKP party, after a mob attack on opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu that sparked widespread criticism. Kilicdaroglu, 70, of the Republican People's Party (CHP) was assaulted on Sunday in a crowd as he...

Military vet Moulton joins 2020 presidential race

Military vet Moulton joins 2020 presidential race

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton is the latest Democrat to jump in the race for the White House.

Sri Lanka bombings: 'international network' linked to attack as local Islamist group blamed

Sri Lanka bombings: 'international network' linked to attack as local Islamist group blamed

Apreviously obscure Islamist extremist group known only for vandalising Buddhist statues has emerged as the prime suspect behind suicide bomb attacks that killed close to 300 in Sri Lanka. All seven bombers were Sri Lankan but the the scale and coordination of the attacks has led investigators to...

Two more defendants agree to plead guilty in college admissions bribery case

Two more defendants agree to plead guilty in college admissions bribery case

A former women's soccer assistant coach at USC and another parent have agreed to plead guilty in the nation's college admissions bribery case.

Sony's latest TVs range in price from $650 to $70,000

Sony's latest TVs range in price from $650 to $70,000

On Monday, Sony announced the pricing of the flagship Master Series televisions as well as that of its new LCD and OLED models originally revealed at CES earlier this year. While the smaller three televisions of the Master segment, the A9G TVs, measure in at 65", 55", and 77" and...

OnePlus announces the date it will announce the OnePlus 7 Pro

OnePlus announces the date it will announce the OnePlus 7 Pro

Are you an Android fan who has been anxiously awaiting the unveiling of OnePlus' next-generation OnePlus 7 Pro flagship phone? Have you been dying to know when it will finally be released? Well, we have good news and bad news for you on Tuesday morning. The good news is that OnePlus is making...

NASA probe records first likely 'marsquake' detected on red planet

NASA probe records first likely 'marsquake' detected on red planet

NASA's robotic probe InSight has detected and measured what scientists believe to be a "marsquake," marking the first time a likely seismological tremor has been recorded on another planet, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California reported on Tuesday. The breakthrough came five...

Trump’s Iran Sanctions Are a Risk Worth Taking

Trump’s Iran Sanctions Are a Risk Worth Taking

After months of debate inside his administration, President Trump has finally decided to further tighten sanctions on Iran. Iran hawks have for months been urging the president to end the waivers that granted eight nations to continue importing Iranian oil, the Islamist regime’s main source of...

Teen Depression Is On the Rise

Teen Depression Is On the Rise

Adolescent depression is on the rise. The National Institute of Mental Health reports that about 3.2 million 12- to 17-year-olds have had at least one major depressive episode within the past 12 months. Teen who are depressed often struggle with anxiety and substance abuse as well, which is why...

Modi among tens of millions to vote in India's 'Super Tuesday' polls

Modi among tens of millions to vote in India's 'Super Tuesday' polls

Tens of millions of Indians, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, voted on India's "Super Tuesday" in the latest round of polls when the biggest number of seats are decided in the country's marathon election. Nearly 190 million voters were eligible to vote on 117 seats...

Correction: Oklahoma-Boeing story

Correction: Oklahoma-Boeing story

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — In a story April 16 about Boeing Co. winning a contract to service bombers at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the B-21 Raider is expected to replace the B-1 and B-52 bombers in the mid-2020s. The B-21 Raider is expected to...

WWII shipwreck discovered off Australian coast

WWII shipwreck discovered off Australian coast

The SS Iron Crown, an Australian freighter sunk by a Japanese submarine during World War II, has been discovered.

Neo-Nazi linked to group who said Prince Harry was a race traitor for marrying Meghan pleads guilty

Neo-Nazi linked to group who said Prince Harry was a race traitor for marrying Meghan pleads guilty

Two teenage neo-Nazis, linked to a group that called Prince Harry a "race traitor" for marrying Mehgan Markle, are facing jail after admitting terror charges. Polish national, Michal Szewczuk, 19, admitted two counts of encouraging terrorism and five of possessing documents that could be...

ISIS claims Sri Lanka attacks; official says bombings were retaliation for Christchurch assault on Muslims

ISIS claims Sri Lanka attacks; official says bombings were retaliation for Christchurch assault on Muslims

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for bombings at churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday that killed 359 and injured 500.

Last Chance to Earn 100k Marriott Points With Bonvoy Amex Cards

Last Chance to Earn 100k Marriott Points With Bonvoy Amex Cards

The final day to take advantage of 100,000-point offers on the newly christened Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant™ American Express® Card and the Marriott Bonvoy Business™ American Express® Card is coming up fast, with new card owners only having until Apr. 24 to earn 100k points after spending $5,000 in...

Tesla pushes forward on autonomous driving with new computer chip

Tesla pushes forward on autonomous driving with new computer chip

Tesla on Monday unveiled computer hardware for "full self-driving" capabilities as part of its strategy to bring autonomous cars to the mainstream. At an investor presentation, the electric carmaker revealed technical details of a new chip and computer being installed in all its vehicles...

U.S. to end all waivers on imports of Iranian oil, crude price jumps

U.S. to end all waivers on imports of Iranian oil, crude price jumps

The United States on Monday demanded that buyers of Iranian oil stop purchases by May 1 or face sanctions, a move to choke off Tehran's oil revenues which sent crude prices to six-month highs on fears of a potential supply crunch. The Trump administration on Monday said it will not renew...

Ukrainian TV Comic Scores Landslide Win to Clinch Presidency

Ukrainian TV Comic Scores Landslide Win to Clinch Presidency

Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a 41-year-old TV comic who’s tapped into fury at the political class, got 73 percent of ballots after almost 99 percent of votes were counted. Incumbent Petro Poroshenko, who conceded defeat after exit polls showed his loss, garnered 25 percent as of Monday morning....

Woman who claims Biden touched her without permission says his jokes are 'disrespectful'

Woman who claims Biden touched her without permission says his jokes are 'disrespectful'

A Nevada Democrat who accused Joe Biden of touching her without permission says the former vice president has been "so incredibly disrespectful" by joking about the matter. Lucy Flores leveled her criticism Monday on Fox News as Biden nears an announcement of his 2020 presidential campaign.

Google self-driving unit Waymo picks Detroit factory site

Google self-driving unit Waymo picks Detroit factory site

DETROIT (AP) — Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo says it will reopen an axle plant in Detroit to convert conventional vehicles so they can drive autonomously.

Luckin Coffee, Starbucks rival in China, files for US IPO

Luckin Coffee, Starbucks rival in China, files for US IPO

China's homegrown coffee chain Luckin Coffee has filed to list publicly in the US as the loss-making company battles to dethrone Starbucks in its home market. Luckin estimated its offering size at $100 million in its Monday filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission but noted the...

Prince Louis celebrates 1st birthday with new pictures taken by Duchess of Cambridge

Prince Louis celebrates 1st birthday with new pictures taken by Duchess of Cambridge

With a lifetime of royal duty ahead of him, Prince Louis will soon become accustomed to dressing in his best for formal photographs. But not quite yet, it seems. A new set of official portraits of the baby Prince, released in celebration of his first birthday on Tuesday, show him happily playing in...

Sri Lanka says militant group National Thowfeek Jamaath is suspected in Easter Sunday bombings

Sri Lanka says militant group National Thowfeek Jamaath is suspected in Easter Sunday bombings

The bombing attacks in Sri Lanka killed at least 290 people, including Americans. Who is responsible? National Thowfeek Jamaath, a militant group.

Today’s top deals: $15 Wi-Fi extender, $8 wireless charger, $20 128GB microSD, $10 Philips Hue bulbs, more

Today’s top deals: $15 Wi-Fi extender, $8 wireless charger, $20 128GB microSD, $10 Philips Hue bulbs, more

Today's roundup of the best daily deals we could find has some truly outstanding deals, but perhaps none are quite as good as the one-day sale that gets you Amazon's best-selling Wi-Fi range extender for just $14.99 after a discount and a $5 coupon you can clip. It works with any router,...

Trump tells child at Easter Egg Roll the border wall is 'being built now'

Trump tells child at Easter Egg Roll the border wall is 'being built now'

At the White House Easter Egg Roll, the president couldn't resist the opportunity to tout his long-promised wall along the U.S. southern border with Mexico.

Libya PM Says Foreigners Are Arming Strongman’s Tripoli Push

Libya PM Says Foreigners Are Arming Strongman’s Tripoli Push

Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj declined to identify the countries. Sarraj says he won’t negotiate until Haftar withdraws his forces, and that he’s disappointed by the muted international reaction to the assault. U.S. President Donald Trump spoke to Haftar last week, recognizing his role in...

Teva stops testing its migraine drug as cluster headache treatment

Teva stops testing its migraine drug as cluster headache treatment

The drug, known generically as fremanezumab, competes with rival treatments from Eli Lilly & Co and Amgen Inc. Lilly in November received the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's "breakthrough" status for its migraine drug Emgality in treating episodic cluster headaches. In a...

Mexican police detain hundreds of Central American migrants

Mexican police detain hundreds of Central American migrants

PIJIJIAPAN, Mexico (AP) — Mexican police and immigration agents detained hundreds of Central American migrants Monday in the largest single raid on a migrant caravan since the groups started moving through the country last year.

Johnson & Johnson Heirs List Hudson Valley Estate with Helipad for $13 Million

Johnson & Johnson Heirs List Hudson Valley Estate with Helipad for $13 Million

The property is a subdivision of the family’s 600-acre estate called Lightning Tree Farm

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