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ISIS Losing Its 'Capital' Is A Pivotal Defeat For The Terrorist Group
News ImageThe self-described Islamic State finally lost its tenuous grip on the Syrian city of Raqqa on Tuesday as U.S.-backed forces retook the extremist groups last major urban territory following a four-month military campaign.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:41:23 -0400
Trump: Ask Gen. Kelly If He Got A Call From Obama?
News ImageDuring a interview, President Trump claims that President Obama did not call General Kelly after his son died in Afghanistan.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 04:07:14 -0400
How Harvey Weinstein got away with it for so long
News ImageOnly a small percentage of sexual assaults result in criminal charges, and even fewer with convictions. As a result, many victims dont even bother filing complaints. And powerful men, from the president on down, face few lasting consequences.
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:35:32 -0400
Tamika Mallory Says She Was Kicked Off An American Airlines Flight
News ImageActivist Tamika D. Mallorysaid Sunday that she was unfairly kicked off of an American Airlines flight over a seating dispute.
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:05:57 -0400
Harrowing viral footage shows 3-year-old riding a 20-foot python
News ImageShocking footage that shows a little boy riding a 20-foot python in the streets of northern Vietnam is quickly making its way around the internet.
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:56:07 -0400
In A First, Scientists Spot Light Amid Gravitational Waves Emitted By Colliding Stars
News ImageScientists for the first time have detected both gravitational waves and light from the collision of two dead, incredibly dense neutron stars.
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:43:43 -0400
Remains found in crocodile believed to be missing Queensland pensioner
News ImageHuman remains have been found inside a crocodile that is believed to have killed a pensioner in Queensland last week. The 4.3-metre estuarine crocodile was captured on Monday night at the Mowbray River near Craiglie in northeast Australia, close to where Anne Cameron went missing from an aged care facility near Port Douglas seven days ago. The 79-year-old is thought to have become disorientated on a walk and wandered into dense bushland. Police later found clothing, a walking stick with her name and human remains beside a crocodile-infested creek near Four Mile Beach, about a mile from the aged care facility. Wildlife officers set traps to try to catch the creature that is believed to have killed Ms Cameron.The captured animal was examined in Cairns on Tuesday, with human remains found inside. A Saltwater Crocodile is pictured at the Australian Reptile Park in Sydney Credit: Ian Waldie/Getty Images "Investigations continue with officers preparing a report for the coroner," police said. Isabella Eggins, a granddaughter of Ms Cameron, said last week the family feared she had died in tragic circumstances. It is my deep regret to inform you that following an extensive search and the discovery of certain items as a result of that search, we have the firm belief that my mother Anne Cameron has passed away in tragic circumstances, Ms Eggins said on Facebook. Saltwater crocodiles, which can grow up to seven metres long and weigh more than a tonne, are a common feature of the vast continent's tropical north and kill an average of two people a year. A series of crocodile attacks in the region in recent years has prompted calls for the state government to order a cull a move that has so far been rejected. Ms Cameron's family also said they did not want to see any crocs culled. "The crocodiles... are not responsible for being crocodiles, and doing what crocodiles do," her son Craig Eggins said, according to the Cairns Post.
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:23:23 -0400
Israel uncovers Roman structure at foot of Jerusalem's Western Wall
News ImageIsraeli archaeologists in Jerusalem's Old City on Monday unveiled a newly unearthed section of the Western Wall and the first Roman public structure ever discovered in the city, they said. Archaeologist Joe Uziel said he and his colleagues knew the wall section was there and had expected to find a Roman street at its base. The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA), which conducted the two-year dig, said that historical sources mentioned such structures but in 150 years of modern archaeological research in the city none had been found.
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:46:09 -0400
Crews push to contain California fires, search for bodies
News ImageBy Jim Christie SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Crews fought their way across rugged, steep terrain on Tuesday in a push to gain full control of the deadliest wildfires in California history, as search-and-rescue teams picked through an ashy moonscape of destroyed homes looking for victims. "There are still some concerns that if the west winds come up or we get some erratic winds they could push our lines, but as of right now we're looking pretty good," Steve Crawford, a fire operations chief, told reporters at a briefing in Sonoma County in the heart of California's celebrated wine country. Already 41 people have been confirmed killed in the fires, which erupted last week and were driven by dry, hot winds into Northern California communities, giving residents little or no chance to escape.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:59:58 -0400
Mandalay Bay Security Guard Shot By Gunman Appears To Have Gone Into Hiding
News ImageWhere is Jesus Campos, the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino security guard shot earlier this month during a confrontation with the Las Vegas gunman?
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:38:39 -0400
Trump defends false claim that predecessors didn't call fallen soldiers' families: 'Theres nothing to clarify'
News ImageYou could ask Gen. Kelly if he got a call from Obama, the president says in a Fox News Radio interview.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:38:36 -0400
Harvey Weinstein donated $10K to Bill Clinton's legal fund during Lewinsky sex scandal
News ImageIts been 20 years since the sex scandal between Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky rocked the White House and the nation.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:30:09 -0400
Nebraska man accused of helping Florida girlfriend kill self
News ImageLINCOLN, Neb. (AP) A Nebraska man accused of helping his Florida girlfriend kill herself after she told him she had cancer appears to have taken her story at face value and didn't push her to seek medical treatment or mental-health counseling, authorities said Tuesday.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:10:24 -0400
Philippine President Declares Marawi City 'Liberated' From Terrorists
News ImagePhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared Marawi City liberated from terrorists, signalling an end to almost five months of fighting in the southern Philippine city.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 03:26:26 -0400
Trump Reportedly Joked That Pence 'Wants To Hang' All Gays
News ImagePresident Donald Trump joked that Vice President Mike Pence wants to hang all gay people, according to a profile of Pence published in The New Yorker on Monday.
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:27:50 -0400
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