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Hillary Clinton Finally Stepped in to Advise President Trump
Hillary Clinton Finally Stepped in to Advise President Trump

After months of passive tweets, Hillary Clinton finally called on POTUS speak out against anti-Semitic attacks. President Trump employed Breitbart News chairman, Steven Bannon, as chief Whitehouse strategist, leading some to believe he's encouraging anti-Semitic behavior.

The Latest: Suspect in slaying may have been high on drugs
The Latest: Suspect in slaying may have been high on drugs

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Latest on the shooting of two California police officers as they responded to a traffic accident (all times local):

Missouri man charged with trying to plan terrorist attack

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri native who said he wanted to participate in a terrorist attack that would cause many deaths and injuries is charged with helping plan a Presidents Day attack on buses, trains and a train station in Kansas City, federal officials said Tuesday.

Exclusive: China finishing South China Sea buildings that could house missiles - U.S. officials
Exclusive: China finishing South China Sea buildings that could house missiles - U.S. officials

By Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China, in an early test of U.S. President Donald Trump, is nearly finished building almost two dozen structures on artificial islands in the South China Sea that appear designed to house long-range surface-to-air missiles, two U.S. officials told Reuters. The development is likely to raise questions about whether and how the United States will respond, given its vows to take a tough line on China in the South China Sea. China claims almost all the South China Sea, which carries a third of the world's maritime traffic.

Women
Women's life expectancy on track to hit 90 in some nations

By 2030 life expectancy for South Korean women could top nine decades, an average lifespan long thought to be out of reach, researchers said Wednesday. South Korea is not only the first country in the world where women may live past 90 on average, it is also the one on track to log the biggest jump in longevity, they reported in The Lancet medical journal. Other developed countries are not far behind: the longevity of French and Japanese women are more likely than not to stretch past 88 years.

Bull that led police chase after slaughterhouse escape dies
Bull that led police chase after slaughterhouse escape dies

NEW YORK (AP) - A plucky bull escaped from a slaughterhouse and led police on a wild chase through the streets on Tuesday only to die on its way to a shelter.

UPS has a functioning drone delivery concept, and it makes more sense than Amazon
UPS has a functioning drone delivery concept, and it makes more sense than Amazon's

Companies like Amazon are going all-in on drone deliveries and have already shown off warehouses that send packages out to customers exclusively via drone. For delivery companies like UPS, the idea of converting operations to rely exclusively on drones  is laughable, but that doesn't mean they won't find a way to utilize the new technology to streamline the delivery process. This week, UPS tested out a delivery drone concept that doesn't so much do away with its iconic brown box trucks as augment them. The test was conducted using a specially equipped UPS delivery truck which has a drone compartment built right into its roof. When the driver stops to deliver a package, the drone can be...

Mass funeral held for 20 Haitians who died in dismal prison
Mass funeral held for 20 Haitians who died in dismal prison

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - Relatives wailed in grief or stared stoically as flowers were placed on 20 caskets at a mass funeral Tuesday for the latest group of inmates who died miserably in Haiti's largest prison, most without ever having been convicted of any crime.

Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos resigns after controversial pedophilia comments
Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos resigns after controversial pedophilia comments

On Feb. 21, 2017, Milo Yiannopoulos announced his resignation as an editor at Breitbart News. The writer and commentator has been facing backlash since a video of him making controversial comments about pedophilia surfaced.

Once Renowned Surgeon Sentenced to Life Behind Bars for Intentionally Maiming Patients
Once Renowned Surgeon Sentenced to Life Behind Bars for Intentionally Maiming Patients

Christopher Duntsch once billed himself as the best neurosurgeon in all of Dallas.

A look at naturalizations in the US, by the numbers
A look at naturalizations in the US, by the numbers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nearly 1 million people applied to become U.S. citizens the fiscal year through September 2016. Advocates say interest in naturalization jumped again after President Trump issued executive orders that legal immigrants fear could affect their standing in the country.

White House: Mass deportation not the goal of immigration actions
White House: Mass deportation not the goal of immigration actions

Press secretary Sean Spicer said unauthorized immigrants who "pose a threat to our public safety or have committed a crime will be the first to go."

Grandmother Arrested After 3-Year-Old Boy Shoots 4-Year-Old Brother

Diane Nellums was charged with child abuse and neglect after cops say her 3-year-old grandson shot his brother.

Samsung Will Reportedly Sell Galaxy Note 7 Phones Which Were Recalled Last Year
Samsung Will Reportedly Sell Galaxy Note 7 Phones Which Were Recalled Last Year

Samsung will reportedly sell "refurbished" Galaxy Note 7 devices which were found to cause battery fires last year.

'A Serbian Trap': Freezing conditions in Belgrade are not the biggest problem for refugees in Belgrade

A trip along the refugee track within Serbia reveals that the old route through the Balkans is still being used despite strong border control, harsh conditions and frozen temperatures. Despite the existence of camps built by the Serbian state, the migrants are here trying to make their way into European Union countries illegally.

For over three years, Kim murder suspect lived mystery life in Malaysia

Chong Ah Kow said he facilitated Ri's working visa by stating in supporting documents that he was a product development manager in the company's IT department earning 5,500 ringgit ($1,230) per month. "It was just a formality, just documents, I never paid him," Chong, a Malaysian, said in an interview.

Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan's President Makes His Wife Second in Command

Autocratic relationship goals.

Iceland
Iceland's President said he would ban pineapple on pizza if he could

Pineapple on pizza: you love it, or you hate it so much you use your power as president of a small country to make it literally illegal. In what's being called a "political bombshell" by Iceland Magazine,  President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson said he would ban pineapple as a topping on pizzas- if he were allowed to pass laws on his own. SEE ALSO: Trump thinks something terrible happened in Sweden, so here come the IKEA and ABBA jokes The incendiary comments were in response to questions from students about where he stood on the concept of pineapple as a topping while visiting a local high school. Word of his controversial opinion quickly spread across the internet, where...

The very first Apple Watch Series 3 details may have just leaked
The very first Apple Watch Series 3 details may have just leaked

The Apple Watch Series 2 was a modest but welcome improvement over the original Apple wearable, but with stiff competition from Samsung and LG, it's already extremely clear that the next iteration of the Apple Watch will need to be pretty impressive in order to set it apart. Thanks to a new report from Digitimes, we now have an idea - an extremely vague one, admittedly - of how Apple is approaching the Apple Watch Series 3. The report, which focuses on supplier TPK Holding, reveals that Apple is abandoning the glass panel technology that it has used for the Apple Watch thus far in favor of something new. "In order to return to profitability, TPK will focus on 3D sensor-based touch...

Brazil
Brazil's race to save drought-hit city

The shrunken carcasses of cows lie in scorched fields outside the city of Campina Grande in northeast Brazil, and hungry goats search for food on the cracked-earth floor of the Boqueirao reservoir that serves the desperate town. After five years of drought, farmer Edivaldo Brito says he cannot remember when the Boqueirão reservoir was last full. Brazil's arid northeast is weathering its worst drought on record and Campina Grande, which has 400,000 residents that depend on the reservoir, is running out of water.

10 fascinating facts about the Washington Monument
10 fascinating facts about the Washington Monument

The iconic Washington Monument is celebrating its 132nd birthday today. Learn how it took 40 years to complete the project, and the surprising connections it has to the Pope, Abraham Lincoln, and the Constitution.

In photos: TV show and movie-inspired bars and restaurants around the world
In photos: TV show and movie-inspired bars and restaurants around the world

Global stocks turn higher on strong economic indicators
Global stocks turn higher on strong economic indicators

Global stock markets mostly turned higher on Tuesday after surveys pointed to robust economic growth in Europe and Japan, regions that have stagnated in recent years. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX advanced ...

Interracial couple fined for not removing graffiti slur
Interracial couple fined for not removing graffiti slur

An interracial Connecticut couple whose home was vandalized by a racial slur has been fined for failing to cover it up.

The Great Cheese Scare
The Great Cheese Scare

"We deeply regret any inconvenience or concern this issue has caused," Sargento Foods Chief Executive Officer Louie Gentine said in a statement.

U.S.-Mexico border shooting case at Supreme Court today
U.S.-Mexico border shooting case at Supreme Court today

The Supreme Court hears arguments on Tuesday in a dispute over a Mexican family's ability to sue a U.S. Border Patrol officer who killed their son in a cross-border incident. Both governments filed briefs in the case, on opposite sides of the dispute.

Years of failed efforts to end Syrian conflict
Years of failed efforts to end Syrian conflict

Since the start of Syria's war in 2011, several diplomatic initiatives have stumbled over the future of President Bashar al-Assad. In January 2012, two months after an initial bid to end the violence, leading Arab diplomats adopt a fresh plan that would transfer power from Assad to a coalition cabinet. On June 30, 2012 in Geneva, global powers draw up a plan that would install a transition government, but which does not spell out what would happen to Assad.

Suicide bombers hit court in Pakistan, at least four killed - police
Suicide bombers hit court in Pakistan, at least four killed - police

Pakistani Taliban's Jamaat-ur-Ahrar faction claim responsibility for suicide attack in Pakistan's northwestern town of Charsadda, killing at least four.

Police say newly freed gang member killed California officer
Police say newly freed gang member killed California officer

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A gang member who was recently freed from jail killed his cousin and stole his car Monday then shot and killed a California police officer and wounded his partner before being wounded himself, authorities said.

Malaysian diplomat says Kim death investigation impartial
Malaysian diplomat says Kim death investigation impartial

BEIJING (AP) - The investigation into the death of the exiled half-brother of North Korea's ruler is being conducted in an impartial manner, Malaysia's ambassador to Pyongyang said Tuesday, rejecting accusations from the North that the probe was politically tinged.

Plane carrying 5 people hits Australian shopping mall
Plane carrying 5 people hits Australian shopping mall

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Five people were believed killed when a light plane crashed in flames into a shopping mall on Tuesday in the Australian city of Melbourne, officials said.

Romania
Romania's have-a-go heroes fight corruption

Romanian architect Serban Marinescu never thought he'd come up against such brazen corruption. Traffic cop Marian Godina came under pressure from superiors over a traffic incident involving a local official. "Romanian society has reached saturation point with regard to corruption," said Godina, 30, the policeman from Brasov in the central Transylvania region.

Mugabe turns 93, vowing to rule on in Zimbabwe
Mugabe turns 93, vowing to rule on in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, the world's oldest national ruler, turns 93 on Tuesday, defiantly vowing to remain in power despite growing signs of frailty and failing health. The main celebrations will be held Saturday at Matobo National Park outside Bulawayo, Zimbabwe's second-largest city, and are expected to attract thousands of officials and ZANU-PF party faithful. In previous years Mugabe has reportedly been offered elephants, buffalo and impala for the feast.

Russia
Russia's UN envoy Vitaly Churkin dead at 64

Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, who for years fended off Western criticism and defended Moscow's actions in Ukraine and Syria, has died in New York. Churkin collapsed while at work at the Russian mission to the United Nations Monday morning and was rushed to a Manhattan hospital, apparently suffering from heart problems, diplomatic sources said. In a statement announcing his death, the foreign ministry in Moscow described him as an "outstanding diplomat." There was no information on the cause of death.

Russia
Russia's ambassador to United Nations falls ill, dies at 64

NEW YORK (AP) - Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, a veteran diplomat known as a potent, savvy yet personable voice for his country's interests who could both spar and get along with his Western counterparts, died suddenly Monday after falling ill in his office at Russia's U.N. mission.

First-Grade Teacher Suspended Over
First-Grade Teacher Suspended Over 'Illegal Aliens' Post: School District

The elementary school teacher advocated reporting undocumented immigrants, according to school district officials, who suspended her.

Woman Rescues Cop By Jumping on Attacker
Woman Rescues Cop By Jumping on Attacker's Back: 'This Is a True Hero Right Here'

Vickie Williams-Tillman jumped on the back of a man beating a cop, authorities.

Russia
Russia's U.N. envoy Churkin dies suddenly in New York

By Jack Stubbs MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's combative ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, died suddenly in New York on Monday after being taken ill at work, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. It declined to comment on reports that Churkin had been taken to a hospital shortly before his death. A U.S. government official, who was not authorized to speak publicly on the case, said that Churkin had died of an apparent heart attack.

'Not My President's Day' protests break out across the U.S.

On President's Day, thousands of people in cities around the country turned out in protest of President Trump at rallies dubbed "Not My President's Day." The protesters took to the streets to declare their opposition to President Trump's policies.

Ski resort razed by the Taliban lifts Pakistan's domestic tourism

By Drazen Jorgic MALAM JABBA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Atop the piste of Malam Jabba in Pakistan's once dangerous Swat Valley skiers schuss downhill, a new Chinese-built chairlift ferries tourists to the peak, and a luxury hotel is under construction to replace one torched by the Taliban. The Taliban declared skiing "un-Islamic" during their 2007-2009 reign of terror over Swat, but improved security in recent years has allowed ski tourism to re-emerge on Malam Jabba, a hill station in the Hindu Kush mountain range. Locals tout Swat as "the Switzerland of Pakistan", with an international ski tournament held there in January.

South Africa
South Africa's Gordhan sees difficult political year for ruling ANC

South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Monday he sees a "difficult political year" for the ruling African National Congress (ANC) but that he saw "green shoots" of growth in an economy that is barely growing. The ANC has a major policy conference at the end of June and late this year will pick a new party leader to replace President Jacob Zuma as its candidate when his second term ends in 2019. In an interview with the eNCA TV news channel before the unveiling of his annual budget on Wednesday, Gordhan said: "We seem to be improving slightly on the growth side, seeing some green shoots which we will describe for you on Wednesday." "At the same time we have our...

NASA Has Made A Huge Discovery About Planets Outside Our Solar System
NASA Has Made A Huge Discovery About Planets Outside Our Solar System

Exoplanets are widely believed to be the best hope of finding life elsewhere in the universe. 

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Here's how badly the Galaxy Note 7 destroyed Samsung's reputation in the US

It goes without saying that the spontaneous combustion of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 was a big deal, but rarely do we get an opportunity to see the impact of tech gaffes on public sentiment quantified. A new Harris Poll ranking the "reputation quotient" of the 100 most recognizable brands in the United States provides just that, and the picture isn't good one for Samsung. In fact, it's pretty dire. In last year's reputation ratings, Samsung landed in the seventh position out of 100 companies, beaten only by Amazon, Apple, and Google on the tech side of things. Fast forward to today, and Samsung has found itself barely squeezing into the top half of the chart with the number 49...

2017 Mercedes-Maybach S550 4MATIC
2017 Mercedes-Maybach S550 4MATIC

A perfectly restrained chauffeur-mobile.

Iraq forces battle IS to close in on Mosul
Iraq forces battle IS to close in on Mosul's west bank

Iraqi forces backed by jets and helicopters battled their way towards southern Mosul on Monday and prepared to take on the Islamic State group's stronghold in the city's west bank. The fresh push in the four-month-old operation to retake Mosul has sparked fears for 750,000 trapped civilians who risk being killed if they try to flee and starvation if they stay. Federal police forces reached the Aqrab checkpoint on the highway from Baghdad, a spot that marks the southern entrance to Mosul and from which the city is clearly visible.

Leftist hopes to avoid runoff in tense Ecuador vote
Leftist hopes to avoid runoff in tense Ecuador vote

Leftist Lenin Moreno crossed his fingers Monday for outright victory in Ecuador's presidential vote as impatience grew over a delay in publishing full results that could force a runoff. Sunday's election was a test of the legacy of outgoing President Rafael Correa, Moreno's more hardline ally and an outspoken critic of the United States. Moreno, 63, hoped to top 40 percent of the vote with a 10-point lead.

Shocker! World
Shocker! World's first self-driving car race ends in a crash

The world's first race on a professional track involving self-driving cars ended, not surprisingly, with a crash. As part of the Roborace competition held in Buenos Aires over the weekend, one of the two self-driving Devbot vehicles involved in the race slammed into a wall after miscalculating a particularly sharp turn. While the Devbot vehicles weren't going all out, they weren't exactly driving at a leisurely pace either. At their best, both cars were driving in excess of 100 MPH, with one reaching a top speed of 115 MPH at one point. In addition to racing around the track at high speeds, it's worth noting that each car can communicate with the other as to prevent them from crashing...

US-led coalition expects to stay in Iraq after Mosul
US-led coalition expects to stay in Iraq after Mosul

The commander of the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group said Monday he expected its forces would be allowed to stay in Iraq after Mosul is recaptured. "I don't anticipate that we will be asked to leave by the government of Iraq immediately after Mosul," Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend said. The US commander was speaking at a press conference in Baghdad wrapping up a brief visit by the new Pentagon chief, Jim Mattis.

GOP health plan: Lower costs, better care, or road to ruin?
GOP health plan: Lower costs, better care, or road to ruin?

WASHINGTON (AP) - Top House Republicans say their outline for replacing President Barack Obama's health care law is a pathway to greater flexibility and lower costs for consumers. Democrats see a road to ruin for millions who'd face lost coverage and higher medical expenses, particularly the poor.

Duck boats face increasing calls for improvements, bans
Duck boats face increasing calls for improvements, bans

BOSTON (AP) - With their festive, party-like ambiance and ability to travel on land and in water, duck boats have long been tourist attractions for sightseers around the U.S. But a string of deadly accidents has left the industry reeling, forced safety improvements and led some advocates to call for a total ban on the vehicles.

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