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'Good Samaritan' Trying to Help Lost Toddler Attacked by Child's Father: Cops
'Good Samaritan' Trying to Help Lost Toddler Attacked by Child's Father: Cops

A Florida man was trying to find the parents of a lost toddler when the child's dad punched him repeatedly, authorities said.

Outrage as Mother of 'Baby Doe' Walks Free Following Boyfriend's Conviction
Outrage as Mother of 'Baby Doe' Walks Free Following Boyfriend's Conviction

Rachelle Bond testified against boyfriend Michael McCarthy, who was convicted of murder.

'Handmaid's Tale' protesters are back, and this time they're at the Capitol
'Handmaid's Tale' protesters are back, and this time they're at the Capitol

Handmaids in red robes and white bonnets stood in front of the Capitol Tuesday to protest the latest iteration of the GOP health care bill that's up for a vote in the senate. SEE ALSO: Why 'Handmaid's Tale' costumes are the most powerful meme of the resistance yet The protesters - clad in uniforms from Margaret Atwood's dystopian novel The Handmaid's Tale - are demonstrating against a struggling senate bill that would overhaul Obamacare. The vote has been delayed until after the July Fourth holiday recess, but the possibility of the bill's passage is still very real. It would affect women and reproductive health - and not in a good way. Handmaid's...

With Human Trafficking Report, Tillerson Rebukes China on Human Rights
With Human Trafficking Report, Tillerson Rebukes China on Human Rights

The first daughter joined the secretary of state for the report's launch as the Trump administration tries to find its footing on human rights.

In Mosul's Old City, Iraqi soldiers on foot fight last pocket of Islamic State

By Stephen Kalin MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Peering through a lookout hole at the Mosul frontline on Tuesday, Iraqi soldiers clad in black uniforms surveyed the last remaining patch of land controlled by Islamic State in the city's historic center. Just steps away in no-man's land stands the stump of the Hadba minaret, which towered above the city for 850 years until the militants rigged it with explosives and razed it to the ground last week. Getting this deep into Mosul's Old City means soldiers from the Counter Terrorism Service (CTS) must dismount from their armored Humvees and walk for 10 minutes down a maze of narrow alleyways which at some points are barely wider than a man.

The U.S. Air Force Just Had an Awful Week
The U.S. Air Force Just Had an Awful Week

Crashes, ground accidents, and tornadoes, and crippled aircraft were all on the menu last week.

15 Still Missing After Tourist Boat Sinks in Colombia
15 Still Missing After Tourist Boat Sinks in Colombia

The latest on the tourist boat packed with more than 150 passengers that capsized, leaving at least six people dead.

10 must-have iPhone accessories under $25
10 must-have iPhone accessories under $25

Apple's iPhones are arguably the best smartphones on the planet. The hardware is fantastic, the customer service is positively unbeatable, and the iOS platform is the best mobile software platform in the world. Of course, all that comes at a price - iPhones are also some of the most expensive smartphones out there. You've already spent somewhere between $650 and $950 on your iPhone, so now it's time to save some money. In this post, you'll find 10 different must-have iPhone accessories that each cost less than $25.

Rare spate of bear attacks leaves two dead in Alaska
Rare spate of bear attacks leaves two dead in Alaska

A warning sign in Anchorage, Alaska, after a 16-year-old runner was recently killed by a black bear. There have only been six fatal bear attacks in the state in 130 years. Alaska is experiencing a spate of bear attacks, with four people attacked in less than a week, resulting in two fatalities.

Two New Mexico Women Hospitalized With The Plague
Two New Mexico Women Hospitalized With The Plague

New Mexico health officials say two women, in their 50s and 60s, were diagnosed and hospitalized with the plague this week. What are the symptoms of the plague?

Heart-Pounding River Rescue Caught on Video as Swimmer Clings to Rock Above Waterfall
Heart-Pounding River Rescue Caught on Video as Swimmer Clings to Rock Above Waterfall

Kalani Tuiono is lucky to be alive.

U.S. worries Russia could step up North Korea support to fill China void
U.S. worries Russia could step up North Korea support to fill China void

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - As the United States pressures China to enforce United Nations sanctions on its ally North Korea, Washington is concerned that Russia could provide support to Pyongyang and fill any vacuum left by Beijing, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Tuesday. "I'm concerned that Russia may backfill North Korea," Haley told U.S. lawmakers in Washington.

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat gets Demon
2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat gets Demon's wide-body look

With only 3,300 destined to be built, the chances of you getting your hands on a 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon are slim, even if you can afford the car's $86,090 price tag. The good news is that you'll be able to get the Demon's sexy wide-body look on a new Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody, which doesn't suffer from limited production. Dodge on Tuesday announced that the 2018 Challenger SRT Hellcat will be available with a wide-body design.

CNN journalists resign after Trump-Russia article pulled
CNN journalists resign after Trump-Russia article pulled

Three CNN journalists have resigned following the retraction of an article that claimed the US Congress was investigating links between members of Donald Trump's administration and a Russian investment fund. Thomas Frank, the author of the article, editor Eric Lichtblau and Lex Haris, who headed the newly-created investigative unit that produced the story have all quit.

Are Whales Methodically Killing South Africa
Are Whales Methodically Killing South Africa's Great White Sharks?

The great white sharks were found dead, their livers removed as if by a surgeon. Some were missing testicles and a heart.

Amazon just added 5 new devices to the Prime Exclusive Phones program
Amazon just added 5 new devices to the Prime Exclusive Phones program

Amazon's Prime Exclusive Phones program is pretty awesome. For anyone who doesn't know about it, it pretty much works just like Kindle eReaders. Instead of paying full price for a device, you can buy one at a discount if you're willing to have advertisements and special offers displayed on your phone's lock screen. Nowhere else... just the lock screen. Seriously, why would anyone not want to take advantage?! Amazon announced on Tuesday that it's adding five new phones to its diverse lineup of Prime Exclusive Phones, including the Nokia 6 ($50 off), Moto E4 ($30 off), Alcatel IDOL 5S ($80 off), Alcatel A30 PLUS ($50 off), and Alcatel A50 (50 off). Check out more details and the phones'...

3 Journalists Out For Retracted Story, Trump Celebrates
3 Journalists Out For Retracted Story, Trump Celebrates

CNN vs. Trump.

Man Held Teen Girl Captive For More Than a Year: Cops
Man Held Teen Girl Captive For More Than a Year: Cops

Michael Wysolovski, 31, was arrested and charged with holding Hailey Burns captive after her parents received a tip from a woman in Romania.

The 10 Best National Parks in the USA

Explore the great outdoors at one of America's can't-miss national parks. If you're dreaming of an outdoor vacation filled with gushing geysers, animal encounters, towering rock formations and more, odds are you'll enjoy exploring a national park. Considering factors like the uniqueness of sights, historical significance and park accessibility, we determined which of the country's 59 national parks qualify as the Best National Parks in the USA.

China hits back at US on human trafficking downgrade
China hits back at US on human trafficking downgrade

BEIJING (AP) - China has pre-emptively hit back at the United States for speaking "irresponsibly" ahead of an expected Trump administration move to name China among the world's worst human trafficking offenders.

11 hidden features in iOS 11
11 hidden features in iOS 11

Apple on Monday released iOS 11 Public Beta 1, which corresponds with the second developer beta that was released just last week. While many of the eager Apple fans who wanted to test iOS 11 already installed the developer beta (whether or not they actually have developer accounts), plenty more wisely waited until Apple had a beta that was stable enough for public consumption. iOS 11 is no where close to being release ready, of course, but the first iOS 11 Public Beta is definitely stable enough to check out - plus, it's very easy to roll back to iOS 10.3 if you have any issues. You'll find instructions on how to install iOS 11 Public Beta 1 in this post. Once you've got it on your iPhone...

Dreaded WWII Zero fighter takes to the skies over Japan
Dreaded WWII Zero fighter takes to the skies over Japan

Salvaged from the Papua New Guinean jungle, a restored World War II Japanese Zero fighter has taken to the skies over the land that gave birth to the once-feared warplane. The aircraft -- emblazoned with tell-tale rising sun symbols -- is one of just a few airworthy Zero fighters left in the world, nearly eight decades after they struck fear into the hearts of Allied pilots. The plane flew near Tokyo this month, watched by businessman and aviation buff Masahide Ishizuka who bought the plane for 350 million yen ($3.1 million) in 2008.

Judge suspends all Iraqi deportations in US for 2 weeks
Judge suspends all Iraqi deportations in US for 2 weeks

DETROIT (AP) - A federal judge on Monday temporarily suspended the deportation of 1,400 Iraqi nationals in the U.S. while he determines whether his court is the proper place to consider their fears of physical harm if they're kicked out of the country.

Israel strikes Hamas bases in Gaza after rocket: officials
Israel strikes Hamas bases in Gaza after rocket: officials

Israeli airstrikes hit a series of targets in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip overnight, officials said, hours after a rocket from the Palestinian enclave landed in the Jewish state. Strikes were recorded in at least three locations in Gaza, Palestinian security sources and eyewitnesses said, with Hamas bases struck near the southern city of Rafah and Gaza City, as well as open land southeast of Gaza City. The Palestinian health ministry said there were no immediate reports of injuries, but an AFP photographer in Gaza saw at least one man bleeding being taken for treatment from a house near the base.

Bromance as Trump and Modi hail friendship at first talks
Bromance as Trump and Modi hail friendship at first talks

US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi embraced each other as friends and partners Monday, pledging their quest for economic growth would strengthen rather than undermine ties between the world's two largest democracies. While Trump's relations with some traditional allies had a rocky start, he and Modi appeared to strike up an immediate rapport in their first meeting, exchanging hugs in the White House Rose Garden in front of reporters. Any differences over issues such as immigration and climate change were kept behind closed doors and they instead vowed to work more closely on combatting terrorism, the war in Afghanistan and defense cooperation.

Trump high court pick Gorsuch shows conservative credentials
Trump high court pick Gorsuch shows conservative credentials

By Lawrence Hurley and Andrew Chung WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In less than three months, President Donald Trump's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Neil Gorsuch, is already staking out ground on the court's right, adding his voice to the biggest controversies including Trump's travel ban targeted at six Muslim-majority countries, gun control, religious rights and gay rights. In a flurry of activity at the court on Monday, Gorsuch showed his inclination to rule from a spot occupied by fellow conservative Justice Clarence Thomas. At a minimum, he is so far living up to Trump's claim that he would be a conservative in the mold of the man he replaced, Justice Antonin Scalia, who died...

Pilot begs passengers to pray as malfunction causes jet to shake violently
Pilot begs passengers to pray as malfunction causes jet to shake violently

During the normal course of a commercial plane trip, you might never actually hear the pilot's voice at all. If you do, it's typically to thank you for flying or a quick update on the estimated arrival time, but on a recent AirAsia X flight from Perth, Australia to Malaysia, passengers were treated to something quite different. After an engine malfunction caused the entire plane to begin to shake violently while in the air, the pilot took to the intercom to urge the 359 souls on board to pray for their lives and safe landing of the aircraft. The flight, which was headed for Kuala Lumpur, took to the skies at around 6:40 local time and flew for over an hour without issue. It was then that...

Key senator says Congress to stop arms sales to Gulf until Qatar crisis is solved
Key senator says Congress to stop arms sales to Gulf until Qatar crisis is solved

The Republican chairman of the Senate foreign relations committee has said the US Congress will hold up approval of arms sales to the Gulf as a result of the Saudi-led blockade of Qatar. Senator Bob Corker said the nations of Gulf Cooperation Council had failed to take advantage of a summit with President Trump in May to overcome their differences and had "instead chosen to devolve into conflict".

Sea level rise is accelerating, with Greenland in leading role
Sea level rise is accelerating, with Greenland in leading role

Global sea level rise is accelerating as the Greenland Ice Sheet sheds more of its ice, scientists have found.  Given this quickening pace, it's possible that by the end of this century, sea level rise could threaten coastal communities around the world, from Miami to Mumbai.  A new study, published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change, is one of a few recent works to confirm an acceleration in sea level rise during the past few decades. There had been greater uncertainty about this before, with climate deniers latching onto that and arguing that such an acceleration has not, in fact, been occurring. SEE ALSO: Trump to mayor of sinking island: Don't worry about sea level...

Do We Have To Worry About An Asteroid Strike?
Do We Have To Worry About An Asteroid Strike?

Just because an asteroid passes by Earth from a safe distance one year doesn't mean it will always happen that way.

Philando Castile
Philando Castile's family reaches $3M settlement in death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last July, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement with the city that employed the officer, avoiding a federal wrongful death lawsuit that attorneys said could have taken years to resolve.

Pilot Tells Passengers to 'Pray' During Shaky Flight That Was 'Like Being in a Washing Machine'
Pilot Tells Passengers to 'Pray' During Shaky Flight That Was 'Like Being in a Washing Machine'

The pilot sounded calm, but was heard telling passengers he was scared too.

Mystery of missing Chinese scholar shakes up Illinois school
Mystery of missing Chinese scholar shakes up Illinois school

CHICAGO (AP) - Yingying Zhang, the daughter of a working-class factory driver from China, took the same career path as many other young Chinese academics before her: She travelled to a university in the U.S. with dreams of one day landing a professorship and being able to help her parents financially.

Police: Girl
Police: Girl's actions caused her to fall from NY park ride

QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) - A teenage girl's actions, not mechanical malfunctions, caused her to slip under a restraining bar on an amusement park gondola ride before falling into the arms of bystanders below, police said Monday.

Russia FM Lavrov urges US to prevent
Russia FM Lavrov urges US to prevent 'provocations' in Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday urged US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to prevent "provocations" against Syrian government forces, the foreign ministry said. In a phone call initiated by Tillerson, Lavrov "called on Washington to take steps to prevent provocations against Syrian government forces carrying out operations against terrorists," it said in a statement.

Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of Baby Doe
Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of Baby Doe

BOSTON (AP) - A man was convicted Monday of murder in the death of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the shore of a Boston Harbor island.

Trump eager for big meeting with Putin; some advisers wary
Trump eager for big meeting with Putin; some advisers wary

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is eager to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin with full diplomatic bells and whistles when the two are in Germany for a multinational summit next month. But the idea is exposing deep divisions within the administration on the best way to approach Moscow in the midst of an ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. elections.

Brave Dad Describes Moment He Caught Girl Who Fell Out of Ride: 'God Dropped an Angel'
Brave Dad Describes Moment He Caught Girl Who Fell Out of Ride: 'God Dropped an Angel'

Matthew Howard was clearly at the right place in the right time.

Why Progressives Lose - Even In California
Why Progressives Lose - Even In California

"Single payer" seemed politically possible - until California Democrats helped insurers and drug companies halt a measure designed to create a Medicare-for-all system.

The Latest: Rabbi charged with benefits fraud released

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The Latest on a New Jersey public welfare benefits fraud case (all times local):

The Latest: Probable cause to hold teens in child
The Latest: Probable cause to hold teens in child's death

CANTON, Miss. (AP) - The Latest on 3 Mississippi teenagers charged in connection with the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy (all times local):

Looking at the Obama family rafting together in Bali makes it seem easier to breathe
Looking at the Obama family rafting together in Bali makes it seem easier to breathe

An Obama sighting is a thing to behold these days-and everyone seems to go nuts when they do appear, even if it's just Michelle or Barack introducing rappers at award ceremonies.  It's safe to say, the former first family is busy and might not be missing us as much as we miss them. The crew was spotted rafting in Bali, Indonesia, Sunday where they are currently on vacation. And, well, when you're rafting down a river in Bali, chances are you're not thinking about the state of American democracy or the American people. We don't blame them.  SEE ALSO: Michelle Obama's latest Instagram post gives new meaning to squad goals The Obamas are with Barack's...

Hypoxia Threatens Navy and Air Force Pilots, and the Threat Is Growing
Hypoxia Threatens Navy and Air Force Pilots, and the Threat Is Growing

Turns out flying pilots at high altitudes is still biologically tricky.

New flying car concept seeks to revolutionize personal transport
New flying car concept seeks to revolutionize personal transport

While some automakers look towards today's infrastructure of roads for the future of transportation, multiple companies are instead looking towards the sky. One of these is Neva Aerospace which used last week's 2017 Paris auto show to reveal its take on the future of transportation, and it's yet another flying car. Neva Aerospace says its flying car will be capable of flying for up to 20 or 30 minutes, travel at speeds up to 50 mph, and climb 3,000 feet in the air.

Trump slams Obama, demands
Trump slams Obama, demands 'apology' over Russia probe

US President Donald Trump on Monday demanded an apology over the Russia investigation rocking his presidency, as he kept up a days-long attack on Barack Obama for his handling of intelligence about election meddling by Moscow. Trump's young administration has been consumed by allegations -- under investigation both by Congress and the FBI, and furiously denied by the Republican president -- that members of his campaign team colluded with a Russian effort to tip the electoral scales in his favor. The Washington Post's recent publication of a behind-the-scenes account of Obama's reportedly hesitant response to the Russian threat has triggered a stream of angry tweets and televised attacks...

PM Theresa May pays out for N. Ireland deal to govern Britain
PM Theresa May pays out for N. Ireland deal to govern Britain

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives struck a hotly contested pact with a Christian fundamentalist party on Monday that will allow her party to govern after they suffered an electoral disaster. The deal reached with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) was slammed by opposition parties as political bribery, amid concerns about its impact on the province's delicate peace process. "I welcome this agreement which will enable us to work together in the interests of the whole United Kingdom," May said in a statement.

The Ritz-Carlton just debuted a luxury cruise line for the
The Ritz-Carlton just debuted a luxury cruise line for the '1% of global travellers' and it looks insane

The new The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection has been designed in an attempt to defy all cruise ship stereotypes.

BMW unveils the new X3
BMW unveils the new X3

The X3, unveiled at the BMW plan in Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA, where it will be produced, is a compact crossover and fierce rival of the Audi Q5, which has been around now since 2003. The current second-generation has been in production since late 2010, and its replacement uses much of the same design language. The whole vehicle is a little more rounded as BMW continues to tone down the angles that were so prevalent in its design philosophy a few years ago.

UK
UK's new aircraft carrier sets sail for first time

Britain's new and only aircraft carrier -- the largest and most powerful ship ever built for the Royal Navy -- set off for its first sea trial in Scotland on Monday. HMS Queen Elizabeth, a 280-metre (919-foot), 65,000-tonne vessel, left the dock at the port of Rosyth on the Firth of Forth estuary near Edinburgh.

2018 BMW X3
2018 BMW X3

New engines and more tech highlight the changes.

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