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Kenyan authorities investigate local role in Nairobi attack

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:08:49 -0500

Officials have released few details about the five-man assault team that carried out Tuesday's siege at the dusitD2 hotel complex, an attack that killed 21 people and was claimed by al Shabaab, a Soma....
On day Jayme escaped, suspect sought job _ with dodgy resume

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 15:51:40 -0500

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin man suspected of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents apparently applied for a job online the day that Jayme escaped, calling himself an "h....
California storms: At least five people killed after heavy rain and snow cause devastation

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 07:18:48 -0500

At least five people have died in severe rain and snowstorms that blanketed parts of California with at least five feet of snow in the Sierra Nevada mountains this week, besides triggering flooding an....
Mueller Disputes Report That Trump Told Cohen to Lie to Congress

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:36:24 -0500

“BuzzFeed’s description of specific statements to the Special Counsel’s Office, and characterization of documents and testimony obtained by this office, regarding Michael Cohen’s congressional testimo....
Omaha airport reopens after Southwest Airlines plane goes off runway

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 20:11:25 -0500

The airport tweeted out a statement Friday afternoon about the incident, and followed up with several additional tweets.....
Mexican airline trolls Americans with brilliant ad

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 09:53:33 -0500

While the debate over immigration and a border wall between the United States and Mexico has helped grind the U.S. federal government to a halt, Mexico's national airline, AeroMexico, is trolling ....
Six suspects in court over Nairobi hotel attack

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:55:16 -0500

Six suspects, including a Canadian national, appeared in a Kenyan court on Friday in connection with a radical Islamist attack on a Nairobi hotel complex that left 21 dead. A magistrate granted a req....
Apple boss Tim Cook attacks 'shadow economy' of data in call for new privacy law

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:36:34 -0500

Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook has called for the US to introduce a national privacy law, attacking a “shadow economy” in which people’s personal data is bought and sold without their knowledge. Mr ....
China's envoy to Canada says Huawei 5G ban would have repercussions

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:28:23 -0500

China's envoy to Canada on Thursday warned Ottawa there would be repercussions if it banned technology firm Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] from supplying equipment to Canadian 5G networks, the la....
Burkina Faso: Body of Canadian found days after abduction

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:29:45 -0500

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — A Canadian national has been found dead a day after reports of his kidnapping by suspected jihadists in Burkina Faso's volatile north near the Niger border, the We....
Snow: Flight cancellations now stretch into Sunday

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:54:58 -0500

Airlines are already canceling flights ahead of a new winter storm forecast to bring snow and ice from the Great Plains to the Midwest and Northeast.....
Tulsi Gabbard apologizes, again, for past antigay views

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:53:02 -0500

A week after announcing her presidential candidacy, the representative from Hawaii releases a video apology.....
Illinois parents get 25 years in death of boy, 6, who weighed 17 pounds when he died

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:17:37 -0500

An Illinois father and stepmother will spend decades in prison in the starvation death of their 6-year-old son, who authorities say weighed just 17 pounds when he died.....
David Webb’s White Privilege

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 06:30:50 -0500

Areva Martin, a CNN “analyst” — whatever in hell that means anno Domini 2019 — was in the middle of a spirited exchange with the conservative talk-radio host David Webb about racial preferences in hir....
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's First House Speech Broke a C-SPAN Record. Here's What She Said

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:49:36 -0500

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's first speech from the House floor has set a new record with C-SPAN....
Sniffer dogs, bomb experts comb through Kenya attack site

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:03:35 -0500

Kenyan police aided by bomb experts and sniffer dogs on Thursday resumed their search of the Nairobi hotel complex struck by Islamists as police arrested nine more suspects over the attack which left....
Prince Philip crash: As Duke takes delivery of another Land Rover, will he be back on the road soon?

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:50:24 -0500

A replacement Land Rover, previously driven by the Duke of Edinburgh, has been delivered to the Sandringham estate in Norfolk, hours after his car was involved in a horror crash. A black Land Rover Fr....
Oxford University suspends funding from China's Huawei

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:37:15 -0500

The University of Oxford said on Thursday it has stopped accepting funding from China's Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL], the leading global supplier of telecoms network equipment, after scrutiny over the....
The Latest: Giuliani aims to clarify collusion comments

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 23:01:27 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the special counsel's Russia investigation (all times local):....
Weekend winter storm sweeping from Midwest to New England

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 20:59:00 -0500

CHICAGO (AP) — A winter storm started sweeping across the Midwest on Friday, leading to slick roads and runways, as it inched its way toward New England, where it was forecast to dump up to 2 feet (0.....
Friday TSA status: Long lines in Seattle, Atlanta as holiday weekend kicks off

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 12:42:03 -0500

The TSA said it expects a busy travel weekend due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.....
Tunnel through an Australian mountain? No problem, says Elon Musk

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:19:17 -0500

Australia could become a test ground for another of Elon Musk's massive infrastructure projects after the maverick billionaire tweeted a "bargain" price to build a tunnel through a mountain to solve S....
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft spotted fresh rainfall on Saturn’s moon Titan

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:39:41 -0500

NASA's Cassini orbiter has been dead for well over a year now, but its incredible discoveries continue to trickle in as researchers pore over data and images it collected while it was active.Conse....
Women’s March Leader Refuses to Acknowledge Israel’s Right to Exist

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 11:31:06 -0500

Embattled Women’s March co-chairwoman Tamika Mallory refused to acknowledge the state of Israel’s right to exist during a recent interview on PBS’s The Firing Line and seemed to suggest that, unlike P....
American anchor for Iranian TV is arrested on visit to US

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 03:34:00 -0500

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A prominent American anchorwoman on Iranian state television has been arrested by the FBI during a visit to the U.S., the broadcaster reported Wednesday, and her son said she was be....
Netflix tidying guru sparks charity shop boom

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:38:44 -0500

A Netflix tidying guru has sparked a charity shop boom, as branches of Salvation Army, Scope and the British Heart Foundation have said she has led to increase in donations. It comes as decluttering e....
Trump missile defense review calls North Korea 'extraordinary threat'

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:00:35 -0500

The open acknowledgment in the Missile Defense Review of U.S. plans to counter Russian and Chinese technological advances likely will alarm those nations. It marked a departure from the approach take....
House Republicans join rebuke of Trump for easing Russia sanctions

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 15:52:53 -0500

More than 130 US House Republicans joined Democrats Thursday in opposing the easing of sanctions against an ally of Russia's Vladimir Putin, dealing a rebuke to President Donald Trump's administration....
Passenger Says He Was Sexually Assaulted by Flight Attendant Mid-Flight

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 23:26:41 -0500

While on a flight back home, a Memphis man claims he was groped by a flight attendant.....
More snow! Airlines expand change fees as new storms approach

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 21:31:59 -0500

Airlines are waiving change fees as two more winter storms are set to move across the Midwest, Ohio Valley and Northeast from Thursday into the weekend.....
Chevy Pulls Commercial Claiming Superior Reliability

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 09:22:00 -0500

A consumer group challenges the automaker's small-print disclaimer-who's right?....
BMW unveils 2020 7 Series sedan with controversial redesign

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 07:31:48 -0500

While the interior design and mechanics haven't significantly changed in the latest version of the BMW 7 Series, the exterior received a serious facelift that is leaving some fans confused and a few d....
The Latest: Officer to plead not guilty after man's death

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:09:05 -0500

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the criminal case against a white Nashville police officer who shot and killed an armed black man who was fleeing (all times local):....
Students appear to perform Nazi salute in 'sickening' photo, superintendent says

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:53:36 -0500

High school officials in Indiana are investigating after a picture posted on social media appeared to show students using a Nazi salute.....
Factbox: UK PM May's Brexit next steps - Nothing has changed, or new approach?

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:12:45 -0500

Immediately after Tuesday's 432 to 202 defeat, May said she would meet with senior parliamentarians from all parties to seek a deal that could command the support of parliament and was "genuinely nego....
Ex-Trump lawyer: Rigging polls 'was at the direction of' Trump

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:57:32 -0500

Michael Cohen said on Thursday he paid a firm to manipulate online polling data "at the direction of and for the sole benefit of" President Trump.....
US prosecutors say criminals going free due to shutdown

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:58:34 -0500

Federal prosecutors in the United States said Friday that investigations are being disrupted and criminals going free due to the four-week-old partial shutdown of the government. "The government's ca....
Falling tree kills man as storm lashes California

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 23:43:46 -0500

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A falling tree killed a man in Oakland on Wednesday as a powerful storm lashed Northern California with high winds and rain, authorities said.....
6 Ways to Beat the Lines at Airport Security During the Government Shutdown

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 16:06:17 -0500

Worried about long security lines at the airport due to the federal government shutdown? There’s a lot you can do to navigate around them if you know what special programs are worth paying up for.......
How to Find a Real Estate Agent

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 12:41:19 -0500

The necessary steps in the real estate process change over the years, so you might as well have someone on your side who's well-versed in the nuances and can help ensure you get the best possible deal....
Sen. Kennedy: Trump is willing to negotiate to end shutdown, but deal must include a border wall

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:56:14 -0500

While Republicans and President Trump are united in their desire to reopen the government, any proposal that doesn't include a border wall is as 'dead as four o'clock,' says Louisiana ....
The 2020 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Gets More Angular Styling and a Big New Screen

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:32:00 -0500

Minor changes are coming to Hyundai's hybrid Ioniq hatchback.....
7 dreamy Tuscan villas for rent

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:16:10 -0500

Homebase Abroad shares some of its most alluring vacation rentals in Tuscany.....
The Coolest Real-Life Lego Cars You Can Buy

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:21:00 -0500

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Cohen's Poll-Rigging Claim Among Many That Could Embarrass Trump

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:43:52 -0500

The ex-fixer is scheduled to appear before the House Oversight Committee on Feb. 7, when Democrats hope he will spill embarrassing details from his time working for Trump. Cohen, who recently pleaded....
US State Department to bring back full staff despite shutdown

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 15:21:19 -0500

The US State Department said Thursday it had found money to bring back full staff to ensure the smooth running of US foreign policy despite a month-long political impasse that has shut down Washington....
'Blockbuster' storm heads east, could drop 40 inches of snow. Then an Arctic blast will freeze 200 million

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:08:45 -0500

Mudslides and flooding closed roads in California as heavy rains and snow were forecast.....
Japan Tobacco ratchets up smokeless war with new products

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 00:11:46 -0500

Despite commanding 60 percent of the local cigarette market, Japan Tobacco has been caught on the wrong side of the rising popularity of heat-not-burn (HNB) alternatives and has lagged in the category....