'SNL' star Leslie Jones' personal site offline after hacking

Hackers are said to have posted some of her personal information and a video tribute of the slain Cincinnati Zoo gorilla - harkening back to racially charged harassment Jones received on Twitter last month. While the comedienne has been able to rol... More..

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by | Thursday, August 25, 2016

Colombia, rebels say they have reached historic peace deal

Inspired by the Cuban revolution, the Marxist guerrilla force FARC, the Spanish acronym for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, had originally sought to redistribute wealth at the point of a gun in the ...More..

by | Thursday, August 25, 2016

Italy earthquake kills at least 120, reduces towns to rubble

Hundreds of people were to spend a chilly night in hastily-assembled tents with the risk of aftershocks making it far too risky for them to return home. The national Civil Protection Department said some surviv...More..

Illinois 'Obamacare' health insurance rates up significantly
by | Thursday, August 25, 2016

Illinois 'Obamacare' health insurance rates up significantly

Tennessee officials have approved rate increases requested by health insurers offering exchange plans under the Affordable Care Act. However, HHS and insurance officials say the rate increases will be nearly ...More..

NBN Investigation: The Australian Federal Police To Raid Parliament, Again
by | Thursday, August 25, 2016

NBN Investigation: The Australian Federal Police To Raid Parliament, Again

The claim was accepted by the AFP, which said all material seized during the search will be handled in accordance with the provisions relating to Parliamentary Privilege. The AFP this morning said it executed a...More..

Calmer night follows unrest in Milwaukee neighborhood
by | Thursday, August 25, 2016

Calmer night follows unrest in Milwaukee neighborhood

State law requires all police shootings to be investigated by an independent state agency, giving the state control over such evidence . In a video posted on Twitter , journalist Tim Pool announced he would b...More..

by | Thursday, August 25, 2016

8 magnitude natural disaster strikes central Burma

More than half of Bagan's pagodas were seriously damaged in a July 1975 natural disaster that sent the landmark Buphaya Pagoda tumbling into the Ayeyarwaddy. There were no immediate reports of casualties or dam...More..

by | Thursday, August 25, 2016

Ali Shamkhani: Russian bombers left Iran August 18

Toner stated that the Russian-Iranian cooperation was part of the "alarming" situation in Syria, but then added, "I'm not aware that we have information one way or the other what's going on here". Sergey Zhigar...More..

1 new travel-related Zika case reported in Mississippi
by | Thursday, August 25, 2016

1 new travel-related Zika case reported in Mississippi

A collection of mosquitoes have tested positive for the West Nile virus in Warren, according to Macomb County officials. Harris County Public Health (HCPH) has confirmed a positive West Nile Virus (WNV) h...More..

Man arrested for arson related to destructive California fire
by | Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Man arrested for arson related to destructive California fire

Firefighters in Northern California are continuing to battle a blaze that has destroyed at least 175 homes and businesses and forced 4,000 people to flee their homes. A fast-moving wildfire threatened scores of...More..

NLRB: Columbia U. Graduate Students Can Unionize
by | Wednesday, August 24, 2016

NLRB: Columbia U. Graduate Students Can Unionize

The decision does not only affect Ph.D. students or even graduate students; the Board ruled that employees under a collective bargaining unit could include undergraduate teaching assistants and research assis...More..

Ambassadors from Israel, Turkey to be exchanged 'coming days': Turkish FM
by | Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Ambassadors from Israel, Turkey to be exchanged 'coming days': Turkish FM

Cavusoglu also said that the Austrian ambassador was summoned to the Turkish Foreign Ministry over a rally, which was held in Austria in support of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), a militant group, whi...More..

by | Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Obama meets with family of Baton Rouge man killed by police

Funding will be used for temporary rental assistance, home repairs and flood insurance, the president said . "The survivors of the flooding in Louisiana are not well served by a political discussion; they're...More..

by | Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Stanford Bans Hard Liquor From Parties In Wake Of Brock Turner Case

Five months after Brock Turner was convicted of sexually assaulting a young woman on campus, Stanford University has announced plans to ban hard alcohol at undergraduate parties. "At Stanford, we have worke...More..

Chicago Apartment Building Fire Kills 3 Children and 1 Man
by | Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Chicago Apartment Building Fire Kills 3 Children and 1 Man

The man was found dead in an adjacent third floor apartment. The infant was pronounced dead at a hospital, police said. She said he came to her place around 1 a.m. Witnesses at the scene told reporters that t...More..

Turkey launches new artillery strikes at IS in Syria
by | Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Turkey launches new artillery strikes at IS in Syria

Turkey has also vowed to fight IS militants at home and to "cleanse" the group from its borders after a weekend suicide bombing at a Kurdish wedding in southern Turkey that killed at least 54 people, many of th...More..

by | Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Trump's campaign chairman resigns

Washington Post reporter Robert Costa, who broke the news of Manafort's resignation , attributed the information to a close friend who said Manafort was leaving "on good terms" and to give recent Trump ca...More..

Bridgewater Doesn't Throw In Practice, Zimmer Not Concerned
by | Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Bridgewater Doesn't Throw In Practice, Zimmer Not Concerned

Bridgewater, to everyone's surprise, didn't play against Seattle and he didn't throw in practice on Saturday or Sunday. Zimmer said he would care about Peterson's status in the preseason if he were facing the...More..

by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Trump reveals few details on "extreme vetting" of immigrants

Clinton herself responded swiftly via Twitter , saying: 'Whenever you hear Trump talk about foreign policy, picture him in the Situation Room making decisions for all of us'. Proposes to prepare list of re...More..

by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Trump's campaign spending at half the rate of Clinton's

Mr Moran said: "My concern with Trump is that he will help lock in Latino voting patterns for the foreseeable future". That would stand in sharp contrast with a central theme of the Trump campaign since t...More..