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About 20 demonstrators arrested outside of Trump rally in California

About 20 demonstrators arrested outside of Trump rally in CaliforniaDemonstrators smashed the window of a police squad car, marched in protest and blocked traffic as police in riot gear tried to disperse the crowd outside of the county fair grounds in Costa Mesa, California, according to local media and the Twitter account of the Orange County Sheriffs Department. The department said on its Twitter account that about 20 arrests were made and that no major injuries were reported.

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 04:49:13 -0400
Laremy Tunsil slides in draft after bong video posted on Twitter

laremy tunsil bongThe Ole Miss offensive tackle had a fall for the ages in Chicago.

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:15:02 -0400
North Korea sentences Korean American to 10 years hard labor

A man, who identified himself as Kim Dong Chul, previously said he was a naturalised American citizen and was arrested in North Korea in October, attends a news conference in PyongyangBy Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's Supreme Court on Friday sentenced a Korean American man to 10 years hard labor for subversion, North Korean media reported, in the latest conviction of a foreigner for crimes against the isolated state. Kim Dong Chul, 62, was arrested in North Korea in October and had admitted to committing "unpardonable espionage" including stealing military secrets, the North's official KCNA news agency reported earlier. Weeks earlier North Korea sentenced American Otto Warmbier to 15 years hard labor in March for trying to steal a propaganda banner.

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:28:08 -0400
Death raises questions: Did Prince die of an overdose?

A mural honoring the late rock star Prince adorns a building in the Uptown area of Minneapolis Thursday, April 28, 2016, Prince died last week at his Paisley Park home at the age of 57. An investigation into his death continues. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)CHICAGO (AP) Prince's final days and unexpected death at age 57 raise questions among experts familiar with prescription painkiller overdoses. It's possible the innovative musician's demise represents one of the most public tragedies in an overdose crisis now gripping America.

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:48:21 -0400
Boehner calls Cruz Lucifer in the flesh

Boehner calls Cruz Lucifer in the fleshThe former House speaker offers a blunt assessment of the Texas senator: "I have never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch in my life.

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:51:18 -0400
Man shot, Baltimore station WBFF-TV evacuated after bomb scare

A television station in Baltimore has been evacuated after employees say a man threatened to blow up the station.

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:59:38 -0400
Graffiti at Utah's Arches National Park may be irreparable

Graffiti is seen scratched into a sandstone wall near Frame Arch in Arches National Park near Moab, Utah(Reuters) - Graffiti etched into one of the popular red rock arches in Utah's Arches National Park may be too deep to be repaired, the park's superintendent said on Thursday. The site of the graffiti is near a hiking trail to one of the park's main attractions, Delicate Arch, a 64-feet high sandstone structure that has been known to draw hundreds of visitors at a time. Defacing a national park can lead to a sentence of six months in prison and a $500 fine, according to the website for the U.S. Department of Justice.

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:29:02 -0400
Vanuatu tsunami threat over after big quake: scientists

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the Pacific nation of Vanuatu early on April 29, 2016, the United States Geological Survey said, with a tsunami warning issuedA major earthquake hit the Pacific nation of Vanuatu early Friday, briefly prompting a tsunami warning that was cancelled after locals reported no significant damage. The United States Geological Survey said the 7.0-magnitude quake -- originally reported as 7.3 -- struck at a relatively shallow depth of 35 kilometres (21 miles) some 209 kilometres from the capital Port Vila. The National Tsunami Warning Center (NTWC) initially warned the quake, which hit at 1933 Thursday GMT, could generate waves of up to three metres (10 feet) on parts of the Vanuatu coast.

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:10:37 -0400
Trumps America Firstneo-isolationism

Trumps America Firstneo-isolationismRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers a foreign policy speech at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C., April 27, 2016. After rolling over its opponents in all five Eastern seaboard primaries, the Trump juggernaut entered Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, where the victorious candidate gave a speech intended to add gravitas to his scattershot positions on foreign policy and national security. The direction Im outlining will return us to a timeless principle always putting the interests of the American people and American security above all else.

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 07:33:31 -0400
Air strikes on Aleppo hospital kill doctors and children

People inspect the damage at the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)-backed al-Quds hospital after it was hit by airstrikes, in a rebel-held area of Syria's AleppoBy Lisa Barrington and Stephanie Nebehay BEIRUT/GENEVA (Reuters) - Air strikes destroyed a hospital and killed dozens of people in rebel-held areas of Aleppo, including children and doctors, in an attack that a U.S. official said appeared to be solely the work of the Syrian government. The city of Aleppo is at the center of a military escalation that has undermined peace talks in Geneva aimed at ending the five-year-old war. U.N. envoy Staffan de Mistura appealed to the presidents of the United States and Russia to intervene to salvage a ceasefire that was "barely alive".

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:48:26 -0400
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