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Louisiana police officer's Facebook post says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 'needs a round,' report says

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 11:47:12 -0400

"This vile idiot needs a round," read the officer's post. "And I don't mean the kind she used to serve," he said of the former bartender.....
Drug bosses joked about US opioid crisis that led to lives being needlessly lost, leaked emails show

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 09:02:10 -0400

As the opioid epidemic was raging in America, in May 2008 a representative of the nation’s largest manufacturer of opioid pain pills sent an email to a client at a wholesale drug distributor in Ohio.V....
Funeral service held for 86 Muslims killed by Serbs

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 13:10:46 -0400

PRIJEDOR, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Several thousand people attended a funeral service in Bosnia on Saturday for 86 Muslims who were slain by Serbs in one of the worst atrocities of the country's 1992....
U.S. Army Invests In Studying ‘Hyperfit’ Women Who Pass Its Hardest Tests

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 04:41:00 -0400

The U.S. Army is investing in studying the “hyperfit” women who pass some of the military’s most grueling tests.“This is a unique historical time,” research physiologist Julie Hughes, who is assisting....
Millions of Barrels of Iranian Oil Are Piled Up in China’s Ports

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 08:28:19 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Tankers are offloading millions of barrels of Iranian oil into storage tanks at Chinese ports, creating a hoard of crude sitting on the doorstep of the world’s biggest buyer.Two and a h....
Lawmaker describes 'unacceptable' border detention conditions, meets with US citizen in Border Patrol custody

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 15:46:30 -0400

A U.S. lawmaker described 'unacceptable' border detention facilities while meeting with a U.S. citizen in Border Patrol custody.....
More Basra water crises unless Iraq govt fixes 'failures': HRW

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 20:02:58 -0400

Nearly 120,000 people were hospitalised last summer after drinking polluted water, in a mass health crisis that sparked deadly protests against the dire state of public services. In a damning report,....
2020 Candidates Delayed Paying Staff to Look Richer on Paper

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 04:54:38 -0400

Drew Angerer/GettyFor months, Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s (D-MN) presidential campaign made regular payments to its staff and vendors, with varying daily expenditures that never exceeded $335,000. But on Apr....
Murders in Mexico surge to record in first half of 2019

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 18:04:02 -0400

Murders in Mexico jumped in the first half of the year to the highest on record, according to official data, underscoring the vast challenges President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador faces in reducing vi....
New German defence chief pledges to speed up race to Nato 2pc spending target

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 15:05:14 -0400

Germany’s new defence minister has picked an early fight inside the country’s troubled coalition, pledging to beef up military spending against the will of junior partners the Social Democrats. Annegr....
Trump has not built single mile of new border wall since taking office

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 04:43:26 -0400

It was the controversial campaign promise that Donald Trump built his 2016 electoral success on: to build what he called a “big beautiful wall” on the US border with Mexico.But, two and half years aft....
Vatican college space holds bones of dozens, expert says

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 14:38:49 -0400

The expert, Giorgio Portera, said the "enormous" size of the collection under the Teutonic College was revealed when Vatican-appointed experts began cataloguing the remains, which were discovered last....
Rare new shark species squirts glow-in-the-dark liquid from its pockets

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 11:34:19 -0400

Scientists from various universities and research groups identified the 5½-inch shark as the American Pocket Shark, or Mollisquama mississippiensis.....
Lost French submarine finally found after 50 years missing

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 10:14:58 -0400

A French submarine missing for over 50 years has been found in the Mediterranean. The wreck of the Minerve, according to Agence France-Presse, was discovered off the port of Toulon, on the south coast....
With over 40K blacked out, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo rips Con Edison: 'They should have been better prepared'

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 05:02:26 -0400

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo slammed electricity company Con Edison for blackouts in Brooklyn and Queens on Sunday night amid a heat wave.....
Son of Australian police chief, US girlfriend found dead in Canada

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 00:04:52 -0400

Two homicide victims found this week in western Canada are the son of a high-ranking Australian police official and the young man's US girlfriend, Canadian police said. The bodies of Lucas Robertson ....
Vigilante Armies Are Fighting Mexican Drug Cartels, but Whose Side Are They Really on?

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 05:27:21 -0400

Jorge Lopez/ReutersFILO DE CABALLOS, Mexico—The assault force rolls through this small mountain town not long after dark. Traveling in a fleet of pick-ups with about 15 men in each truck, they are dre....
Great white shark leaps from water to snatch fish off line in Cape Cod Bay

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 19:09:48 -0400

The boat's captain said it was a "real-life episode of Shark Week."....
Trump’s New Asylum Rule Doubles Down on Failure

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 08:30:03 -0400

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Another directive on immigration from the Trump administration begets another court challenge. In a sweeping rule change, the administration has declared that, with narrow excep....
Meet the woman who ties Jeffrey Epstein to Trump and the Clintons

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 07:00:51 -0400

Heiress Ghislaine Maxwell paved the way to presidents.....
New audio shows UK could not prevent Iran takeover of tanker

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 12:05:48 -0400

The release Sunday of an audio recording has shed new light on the seizure of a British-flagged tanker at the hands of Iran's Revolutionary Guard as tensions flare in the strategic Strait of Hormuz. ....
Putin gives Russian citizenship to Novatek's finance chief, a U.S. national

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 10:18:35 -0400

President Vladimir Putin handed Russian citizenship to gas producer Novatek's veteran finance chief Mark Gyetvay on Monday, a move that could potentially help the U.S. national bypass some sanctions r....
France braces for second heatwave amid fears of pollution spike

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 14:11:27 -0400

As France braces for its second heatwave this summer, with air pollution expected to spike again, Marseille has imposed speed limits on ships entering its port in an effort to curb emissions. Cruise l....
Lightning strikes one man at Florida beach, injures 7 others

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 16:17:48 -0400

The lightning strike sent one man into cardiac arrest and left others with burn injuries.....
Oil prices rise on Gulf tensions

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 10:30:34 -0400

London (AFP) - Oil prices rose on Monday after Iran seized a British tanker in the Gulf, fuelling concern about supplies and a possible conflict in the crude-rich Middle East.....
Explosion in popularity of hemp products leaves Texas unable to bust marijuana users

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 15:30:31 -0400

Texas politicians thought they were clear: the bill they overwhelmingly passed allowing the growth and sale of hemp had nothing to do with legalising cannabis.“This is no slippery slope towards mariju....
Why the New York Times Is In Love with Communism

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 08:00:00 -0400

Editor’s note: In its coverage of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing on the moon, The New York Times published a series of pieces critical of the U.S. space program, including an article ti....
2020 Democrats Are Starting to Turn Obama’s Legacy Against Biden

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 05:09:15 -0400

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/GettyFormer Vice President Joe Biden has used Barack Obama’s beloved status among Democratic voters to insulate him from criticism from the mas....
South Korea detains 6 for illegally entering Japan consulate

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 04:00:18 -0400

South Korean police on Monday detained six people for allegedly illegally entering a Japanese diplomatic facility in South Korea and staging an anti-Tokyo demonstration there. The incident came amid ....
Iran Says It Will Execute Group of Alleged CIA-Trained Spies

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 10:25:54 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Iran, locked in a worsening political standoff with Western powers, has handed down death sentences to several nationals accused of being part of a CIA-trained spy network uncovered ear....
Zimbabwe increases fuel prices again, but pumps remain dry

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 04:44:08 -0400

Zimbabwe hiked fuel prices on Monday for the second time in a week but most pumps remained dry, with no end in sight to shortages that are helping drive inflation rapidly higher and which have led to ....
At the scene of a fatal car crash, I saw Americans reveal their fundamental decency

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 05:00:13 -0400

American media and politics today focus on divisions and wounds. But what I witnessed after a terrible traffic accident shows we're better than that.....
Compton boy loses arm after neighbor hands him firework on 10th birthday

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 22:07:59 -0400

A man is in custody after handing his young neighbor a firework that blew up, causing the boy to lose his arm on his 10th birthday.....
Iceland tops Europe as most expensive

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 07:37:48 -0400

The hot springs of Iceland are not the only thing making tourists sweat, as a look at the hotel or lunch bill will tell you that most things cost more, sometimes much more, than anywhere else in Europ....
'Outrageous': Convicted criminals serve as Alaskan police amid public safety crisis, investigation finds

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 19:09:22 -0400

Dozens of police officers with criminal records have worked in Alaska, despite state law that should have disqualified them, an investigation finds.....
Why Pakistan Should End Its Alliance with China

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 16:23:00 -0400

Pakistan has made several major grand strategic mistakes since its creation in 1947, including the attack on India in 1971, which led to Pakistan’s dismemberment. However, Pakistan is in the midst of ....
Russian oligarchs in Britain scrutinised by US investigation into election meddling

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 09:32:17 -0400

US Senators investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election are renewing their focus on the activities of Russian oligarchs based in Britain. US congressional investigators say th....
EU ministers meet in Paris on divisive issue of migrants

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 09:51:57 -0400

European ministers met Monday in Paris seeking some unity on how to deal with migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea, people who are now being blocked out of ports by Italy and Malta, dragged back un....
'Let me guess, you want to nuke them all': Trump constantly baiting John Bolton in front of officials, report says

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 03:57:07 -0400

Donald Trump likes to goad his national security adviser John Bolton about his lust for military action, according to officials who have spoken out on their relationship.As Iran claims to have capture....
Huawei secretly helped North Korea build, maintain wireless network -Washington Post

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 08:51:07 -0400

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , the Chinese company put on a U.S. black list because of national security concerns, secretly helped North Korea build and maintain its commercial wireless network, the Was....
Man Who Can't Afford Tropical Vacation Does the Normal Thing By Faking the Best Trip Ever and a Lot of People Can Relate

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 08:39:05 -0400

Faced with financial constraints, a man who couldn't afford a trip to Hawaii made a wacky video that is spreading laughter across the internet.....
Possible real-life Pixel 4 photo leak shows Google’s controversial new design

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 09:36:09 -0400

Google's Pixel 4 won't be the best-selling Android smartphone of 2019. In fact, Samsung might have sold more Galaxy S10 phones during the series' first month of availability than Google....
'Canary in the coal mine': Singapore woes ring trade alarm bells

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 22:51:18 -0400

A plunge in exports and the worst growth rates for a decade have fuelled concerns about the outlook for Singapore's economy, with analysts saying the figures offer a warning that Asia is heading for a....
El Chapo complained about New York jail. Let's see how Supermax works out.

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 17:18:18 -0400

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán probably will find his more permanent federal digs at the "Supermax" in Colorado little more amenable than his NYC jail.....
B-1Bs Around the World Nonstop at Mach 0.92: The Legendary 1995 Operation Coronet Bat

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 10:00:00 -0400

Over the course of the 36-hour mission, the B-1s took on some 2.5 million pounds (1.13 million kilograms) of fuel, hit all of their designated targets (within 15ft/4.6m at Pachino) and set three world....
This Dem Slow-Walked Getting Trump’s Taxes—Now He’s Getting Primaried

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 06:30:00 -0400

Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg via GettyThe latest 2020 primary challenger has emerged in Massachusetts. Alex Morse, the 30-year-old mayor of Holyoke, announced Monday that he is challenging Rep. Richard ....
5 shot dead, 6 wounded in Acapulco bar near beach

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 18:11:46 -0400

Gunmen killed five men and wounded six other people at a popular bar in Acapulco on Sunday, the latest in a string of violent incidents for the once-glamorous Pacific Coast resort city that has fallen....
American crocodiles thriving near Florida nuclear plant; great white shark nearly bites boy on fishing boat

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 08:47:04 -0400

Animal expert Jeff Corwin reacts to the week's biggest stories.....
U.S. to press Pakistan PM on Afghan peace, terrorism crackdown

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 15:03:25 -0400

U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to press Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan for help on ending the war in Afghanistan and fighting militants when the two leaders meet at the White House on Mond....
India launches Chandrayaan spacecraft in bid to become fourth country on the Moon

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 05:50:30 -0400

India launched a bid to become a leading space power on Monday, sending up a rocket to put a craft on the surface of the Moon in what it called a "historic day" for the nation. Chandrayaan-2....