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- 2017-10-13 19:37:38Z
Republicans say there are "numerous reports emerging almost every day" of Robert Mueller and his team engaging in conflicts of interest
WASHINGTON ― Attendees at this year's Values Voter Summit, an annual convention for social conservative activists and elected officials, had plenty to say about the moral character of Harvey Weinstein and the hypocrisy of Hollywood.
The accusations of sexual assault and harassment against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein are sickening.
California's deadly wildfires have destroyed the home and memorabilia collection of Peanuts creator Charles Schulz although his widow escaped the blaze. His son, Monte Schulz, said flames claimed the house in Santa Rosa on Monday, where his step-mother Jean Schulz, lived. He said he had been told there was nothing left of their collection of Charlie Brown drawings and keepsakes. However, most of his father's original artwork is in the Charles M Schulz Museum nearby which has so far escaped the fires that destroyed thousands of homes and businesses, and killed 29 people. The Schulzes built the California split-level home in the 1970s and the cartoonist lived there until his death in 2000....
Roughly 46 percent of Republicans support a preemptive strike on North Korea, compared with just 42 percent of Republicans who say that isn't quite the best idea.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump on Thursday introduced his choice to lead the Department of Homeland Security, a former staffer at the sprawling post-9/11 federal agency who he says will need "no on-the-job training" for the lead role.
Just two weeks before renowned climber Hayden Kennedy killed himself following the death of his girlfriend in an avalanche in Montana, he wrote on a climbing blog that he had watched too many friends die in the mountains over the last few years.
Businesses in the United States will be able to deny insurance to pay for a woman's contraception under an amendment announced on Friday by President Donald Trump's administration. Companies will be able to cite religious or moral objections to birth control, and deny the funding to their employees - a new policy which unpicks a key provision of Obamacare. The move was greeted with immediate anger from reproductive rights advocates, and praise from conservative Christian activists. It remained unclear how many women would lose contraception coverage and which companies would use the exemptions, but Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood, said: "The Trump administration...
(Reuters) - Netflix Inc's U.S. business announced the first rises in monthly fees in two years on Thursday, hiking costs for two of its three main subscription plans as it spends heavily on its own original content. "Most investors believe that Netflix is priced well below its value to consumers and want to see the management continue to increase monetization," Rob Sanderson analyst at MKM Partners said. In 2011, Netflix raised prices for some customers by as much as $6, causing more than 800,000 U.S. subscribers to desert the service.
Authorities investigating the Las Vegas mass shooting, the deadliest in modern US history, are preparing to question the girlfriend of gunman Stephen Paddock who has flown back to America after being named a 'person of interest' in the criminal case. As fresh details of the meticulous planning of the massacre were revealed by investigators, Sheriff Joseph Lombardo of Clark County told a press conference that detectives were in contact with Marilou Danley, who had been travelling in the Philippines at the time of the killings. "The investigation with her is ongoing and we anticipate some further information from her shortly," he told reporters.
Aldean ran off stage as he heard gunshots.
Dakota Meyer is not happy with Dan Bilzerian's actions during the Las Vegas shooting.
White House said that it is too soon to talk about gun debate.
An Iowa woman was arrested Thursday after she went on a planned days-long vacation to Germany and allegedly left her four young children home alone, PEOPLE confirms
Rihanna has taken it upon herself to call out President Donald Trump for his response to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.
Moscow is prepared to work with Pyongyang to try to find a peaceful resolution to the North Korean missile crisis, the Russian Foreign ministry said on Friday. The comments came in a statement issued by the ministry after a meeting between Russian ambassador-at-large Oleg Burmistrov and Choe Son-hui, director-general of the North American department of North Korea's foreign ministry. Choe also met with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov, the ministry said.
Joey Odoms, the national anthem singer for the Ravens, announced on Facebook Wednesday that he is resigning as the NFL team's official singer after protests erupted leaguewide following President Trump's remarks over the weekend.
Throughout her pregnancy and after giving birth, tennis great and new mom Serena Williams has had several moments that had fellow parents saying to themselves, "I've totally been there."
Although there has been much speculation about emerging threats to aircraft carriers, the Navy invests heavily in new offensive and defensive technologies aimed at countering such dangers. The most important advance of recent years has been the netting together of all naval assets in an area so that sensors and weapons can be used to maximum effect. Initiatives like the Naval Integrated Fire Control - Counter Air program link together every available combat system in a seamless, fast-reacting defensive screen that few adversaries can penetrate. Numerous other advances are being introduced, from the penetrating recon capabilities of stealthy fighters to shipboard jamming systems to...
Motorists traveling on the Riverside freeway near the Anaheim-Corona border in California took videos of the flames of a fast-moving wildfire, as they raced up hillsides along the freeway. The blaze prompted immediate evacuations.
Donald Trump can't lose in Alabama. The race pits Luther Strange, the appointed incumbent of the seat vacated by attorney general Jeff Sessions, against Roy Moore, a controversial social conservative who has twice been removed as chief justice of the state supreme court. Strange, a former lobbyist, is backed by the Republican establishment.
Puerto Rico is the latest Caribbean island to be hit by Hurricane Maria, with the situation there being officially declared a disaster. The former Spanish colony was annexed by the United States after the 1898 Spanish-American War. Its people have had US nationality since 1917 but are not able to vote in US presidential elections, although they can be called up to serve in the US army.