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- 2017-06-24 16:17:18Z
"When California said we would not tolerate discrimination against LGBTQ members of our community, we meant it."
MARAWI, Philippines (AP) - The Islamic State group helped fund the monthlong siege of a southern Philippine city through a Malaysian militant who was reportedly killed by troops, the Philippine military chief said Friday.
The 4-year-old daughter of Diamond Reynolds tries to comfort her distraught mother after police shot the woman's boyfriend in front of them, video shows.
Don't forget to take a picture.
A preliminary-magnitude 3.5 earthquake struck near the Riverside County community of Idyllwild on Sunday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Drones? Pfffff, quadcopters are old news. They're great if you want to spend thousands of dollars on a professional-grade model that you use for high-resolution aerial video recording or something. But if you're just looking to have some fun, we've got a great alternative to your run-of-the-mill drones that you'll definitely want to check out. The PowerUp 3.0 Smartphone Controlled Paper Airplane is exactly what it sounds like, a motor-powered paper airplane that you can actually fly around and control with your phone! It's a ton of fun, and it can fly for up to 10 minutes per charge, which is comparable to similarly priced quadcopters. Here are some key details from the product page: The...
A huge forest fire in central Portugal killed at least 25 people and injured 16 others, most of them burning to death in their cars, the government said Sunday. Several hundred firefighters and 160 vehicles were dispatched late Saturday to tackle the blaze, which broke out in the afternoon in the municipality of Pedrogao Grande before spreading fast across several fronts. "Unfortunately this seems to be the greatest tragedy we have seen in recent years in terms of forest fires," the visibly moved Prime Minister Antonio Costa said.
At least 26 people were injured, four of them seriously, when a China Eastern Airlines flight from Paris hit turbulence on Sunday over southwest China, state media said. The incident happened when Flight MU744 from Charles de Gaulle Airport was descending to land at Kunming Changshui International Airport in Yunnan province, Xinhua news agency reported. Passengers are being treated for bone fractures, scalp lacerations and soft tissue injuries caused by falling baggage or collisions with overhead lockers, it cited local hospitals as saying.
CHAMBLEE, Ga. (AP) - Trying to stave off a major upset ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, two of President Donald Trump's Cabinet officers returned to Atlanta's traditionally conservative suburbs and urged Republican voters to maintain the GOP's monopoly control in Washington.
McINTYRE, Ga. (AP) - A corrections officer who was slain while transporting inmates was a hero who spent his career protecting other people, Georgia's top prison official said at the man's funeral.
PROVO, Utah (AP) - About 800 members of Utah's GOP on Saturday picked a former state legislator as their preferred candidate to compete in a special election to replace Republican U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, who is resigning at the end of the month.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - The architect who designed the 9/11 Memorial in New York has been chosen to create a memorial to honor the nine worshippers gunned down in a racist shooting attack on a South Carolina church.
Suicide is the second leading cause of death in people from age 10 to age 34, and according to statistics men take their lives nearly four times the rate of women.
Qatar-based broadcaster Al-Jazeera said the Twitter account for its main Arabic-language channel was temporarily "suspended" on Saturday, in the latest incident at the station. A spokesman for the channel said the cut may have been due to a technical problem and that all Twitter accounts affected were back online. An investigation was taking place to determine the cause, and technical teams from the broadcaster were trying to coordinate with Twitter.
The first person to survive a death-defying plunge into Niagara Falls without protection has died after apparently attempting the feat again in an inflatable ball, according to US media. A body recently discovered in the Niagara River has been identified as American Kirk Jones, 53, who had jumped into the falls in 2003 and lived, the Syracuse Post-Standard said, citing New York State Park Police. The inflatable ball was found empty at the foot of the thundering water.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday cancelled his attendance at next week's Organization of American States meeting in Mexico, opting to stay in Washington to focus on the diplomatic crisis in the Middle East. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan will represent the United States at the regional meeting scheduled for Monday to Wednesday in the resort city of Cancun. "The secretary of state will continue his efforts to de-escalate tensions in the Middle East region through in-person meetings and phone conversations with Gulf and regional leaders," the State Department said in a statement.
While previous reports and tech leaders claim robots will take over human jobs, the latest International Data Corporation data says artificial intelligence will create jobs.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - One of the U.S. Capitol Police officers injured while defending members of Congress during a shooting at a baseball field is a gregarious gym-goer and hard worker who adores his mother, his friends say. The other is a high-achieving former college athlete who a former boss says "exudes confidence and dedication."
The nation's largest Protestant denomination passed a resolution a day after the proposal to denounce the "alt-right' movement divided convention leaders and triggered backlash on social media.
Double double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble.
Marissa Mayer is stepping down from her position at Yahoo! after Verizon acquisition, what is her net worth?
Tim Cook has finally confirmed one of the Apple rumors we keep seeing out there: Apple is working on self-driving car technology. The CEO said as much in an interview last week on the same day WWDC 2017 kicked off, but he would not also confirm whether an Apple-brand car is in the works. "We're focusing on autonomous systems," Cook told Bloomberg Television. "It's a core technology that we view as very important. It's probably one of the most difficult A.I. projects actually to work on." The CEO stressed that autonomy is a core technology for Apple, but the company isn't ready to explain what type of automotive products it's actually developing. "We'll see where it takes us,"...
"I'm looking at myself so negatively," Roy said in one video. "No good. Trash. Will never be successful."
"So true. So powerful. Gives me a huge drive to dive in and work on the next one," Gadot wrote.
Philadelphia police say they are continuing to look at a police-involved shooting very closely to see if departmental policies were followed.
The gaming console will be launched Tuesday at E3 2017. Mike Ybarra, corporate vice president of Xbox and Windows gaming platform, Microsoft, revealed on Twitter that the company has unlocked an extra GB of RAM.
A supermarket employee brought two guns to work overnight Thursday and fatally shot three fellow employees before turning the gun on himself, Pennsylvania state police said.
US-backed fighters broke into the city of Raqa on Tuesday as they launched a final assault to drive the Islamic State group from its de facto Syrian capital. The attack on the northern city at the heart of IS's Syrian territory has been seven months in the making and is backed by air support, military advisers and weapons deliveries from the US-led coalition. Seized by the jihadists in early 2014, Raqa became notorious as a hub for IS's operations in Syria, Iraq and beyond.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A suburban Kansas City man was accused Saturday of opening fire on a couple in another car during a suspected road-rage confrontation, killing that driver and injuring his pregnant girlfriend as the couple were returning home from a sonogram appointment.
The meaning of Tesla's logo has confounded many, for starters.
American architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed more than 1,000 structures over a 70-year career. More than 500 of those were completed and range from private homes to major museums to skyscrapers. In honor of his 150th birthday on June 8 (Wright died in 1959), below are 12 of his best-known contributions to architecture.
Credit: Sam Rutherford/Tom's GuideT-Mobile's offer focuses on the iPhone, with the chance to save money on a larger capacity model or get an iPhone SE for free when you buy another iPhone. Verizon, meanwhile, is offering reduced payments on a number of popular devices. You can now get a 256GB iPhone 7 for the same price that you'd pay for a 128GB phone.
Japan's navy and air force began a three-day military exercise with two U.S. aircraft carriers in the Sea of Japan on Thursday adding pressure on North Korea to halt an accelerating ballistic missile program. Japan's Maritime Self Defence Force has sent two ships, including one of its four helicopter carriers, the Hyuga, to join the U.S carriers, the USS Ronald Reagan and USS Carl Vinson, and their eight escort ships, Japan's military said in a release.
Don't worry. He's still hot for teacher.
The Samsung Notebook 9 Pro is the company's first computer to boast the innovative S-Pen technology that helped it create and dominate the phablet market. Over countless iterations of the Galaxy Note phablet, Samsung has perfected its in-house stylus technology in terms of creativity and productivity. The S Pen responds to 4000 different levels of pressure making it equally good for annotating a presentation and for free-hand sketching in Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The Latest on a stabbing attack on a Portland, Oregon, light rail train that left two men dead. Authorities say the suspect directed an anti-Muslim rant at two women. (all times local):
The United States has launched an investigation into imports of photovoltaic or solar cells, to determine if they pose a threat to American industry, the World Trade Organisation said on Monday. "The United States notified the WTO's Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on May 17, 2017, a safeguard investigation on crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, " the WTO said in a brief statement.
Whether you're looking for some new games to play, an app to build email newsletters or a note-taking app that doubles as a sketchbook, we've got you covered with today's selection of paid apps gone free for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. If you act fast, you can snag some of Friday's free apps too. These are paid iPhone and iPad apps that have been made available for free for a limited time by their developers. There is no way to tell how long they will be free. These sales could end an hour from now or a week from now - obviously, the only thing we can guarantee is that they were free at the time this post was written. If you click on a link and see a price listed next to an app instead...
A British minister said Sunday members of suicide bomber Salman Abedi's network could still be a large, as thousands defied the terror threat to take part in an annual half marathon. Manchester-born Abedi, a 22-year-old of Libyan origin, killed 22 people on Monday evening when he targeted a pop concert by US teen idol Ariana Grande. Authorities in Libya have detained Abedi's brother and father, while British investigators appealed to the public late Saturday for details of the bomber's movements in the days before the attack, which has been claimed by the Islamic State group.
The Trump White House is reportedly considering a major personnel shakeup, in response to the latest in a string of Russia-related scandals that have kept the administration on the defensive for weeks. Donald Trump returned to the US from a relatively successful nine-day international tour on Saturday - a day after the Washington Post reported that Jared Kushner, his son-in-law and senior aide, sought to set up secret "back channel" communications between Russia and the Trump presidential transition team in December 2016.
Even though he was busy destroying postwar alliances and praising autocrats, it was nice to have President Trump away from the United States for a week, especially away from Twitter. Well, that time has ended. President Trump is back from Europe and back on his phone, with some of his most disturbing (yet properly spelled!) allegations yet. SEE ALSO: President Trump left TripAdvisor reviews for the Middle East and just, wow This time, Trump alleged that credible news sources who were discussing things like Russia and possible corruption, weren't just making up their stories, they were imagining their own sources. The entire news media was lying - only our dear leader could be...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on developments involving possible connections between Russia and the Trump presidential campaign (all times local):
Two thousand fearful civilians were trapped on Sunday inside a southern Philippine city where troops are battling Islamist militants, authorities said, as the death toll from almost a week of fighting neared 100. The military intensified a bombing campaign on parts of Marawi on Mindanao island, one of the biggest Muslim cities in the mainly Catholic nation, as it accused the gunmen of atrocities including murdering women and a child. The initial fighting prompted President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law on Tuesday across the southern third of the Philippines to quell what he said was a fast-growing threat from terrorists linked to the Islamic State (IS) group.
Their surgery is set for next month.