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04/19/2018 12:20 PM
Plane passenger dilemma: Protect child or try to save victim

Plane passenger dilemma: Protect child or try to save victimPHILADELPHIA (AP) — As Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 plunged, passenger Hollie Mackey was torn between trying to save a woman whose upper body was being sucked out of a broken window and protecting the child beside her from a similar fate.



04/19/2018 11:26 AM
Shooter fires through restaurant window, kills 2 deputies

Shooter fires through restaurant window, kills 2 deputiesAuthorities say someone fired through the window of a restaurant and fatally shot two Florida deputies.



04/19/2018 10:33 AM
Southwest challenged engine maker CFM over proposed FAA inspections

Southwest challenged engine maker CFM over proposed FAA inspectionsThe documents, which are on a U.S. federal website and were viewed by Reuters, reveal the wrangling over previously proposed safety checks on CFM engines that are now the focus of investigations following a fatal engine explosion this week. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Wednesday it would order the inspection of some CFM jet engines after investigators said a broken fan blade touched off the engine explosion on a Southwest Airlines flight, shattering a window and killing a passenger.



04/19/2018 09:11 AM
The Latest: Student: Confederate flag theft sparked protests

The Latest: Student: Confederate flag theft sparked protestsAUBURN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Confederate flag demonstrations outside of a Michigan high school (all times local):



04/19/2018 08:04 AM
7 Museum Facts That Will Surprise You

7 Museum Facts That Will Surprise You



04/19/2018 06:49 AM
U.S. says ex-official at PDVSA unit pleads guilty to money laundering

U.S. says ex-official at PDVSA unit pleads guilty to money launderingA former official of a subsidiary of Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA [PDVSA.UL] pleaded guilty on Thursday to a U.S. charge of conspiracy to commit money laundering, the U.S. Justice Department said. Cesar Rincon, a Venezuelan citizen who was extradited to the United States from Spain after his arrest there last year, pleaded guilty in federal court in Houston to one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering, the department said.



04/19/2018 05:24 AM
Philadelphia police commissioner apologizes over Starbucks arrests

Philadelphia police commissioner apologizes over Starbucks arrestsPhiladelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross apologized Thursday over the controversial April 12 arrests of two black men in a Starbucks. Ross said the department will be releasing a new policy on how to deal with similar situations in the future.



04/19/2018 05:04 AM
All over the world! Couple capture their global dip-kisses at landmark locations

All over the world! Couple capture their global dip-kisses at landmark locationsRob and Joli Switzer go on a minimum of four international holidays per year to ensure that they get their unique dip-kiss photograph.



04/19/2018 02:09 AM
Honda Small RS Concept Is An Absolutely Adorable Hot Hatch

Honda Small RS Concept Is An Absolutely Adorable Hot HatchThe teeny, tiny concept previews the upcoming new Brio.



04/19/2018 01:58 AM
Harley Wins Biggest-Ever TradeMark Infringement Case

Harley Wins Biggest-Ever TradeMark Infringement CaseHarley Wins Biggest-Ever TradeMark Infringement Case Courts side with Harley-Davidson in 2017 trademark infringement lawsuit, the marque’s biggest ever win of its kind Harley-Davidson has a well-deserved reputation for, shall we say, aggressively protecting



04/18/2018 09:30 PM
Sen. Corker: 'Not a sure thing' Trump will run in 2020

Sen. Corker: 'Not a sure thing' Trump will run in 2020Senator Bob Corker, R-TN, discusses the push back that Mike Pomeo is facing during his nomination process for Secretary of State along with his thoughts on President Trump's 2020 presidential campaign.



04/18/2018 09:18 PM
Surprise IS attack kills 25 regime forces in east Syria: monitor

Surprise IS attack kills 25 regime forces in east Syria: monitorThe Islamic State group launched a surprise attack near a town in eastern Syria they had lost six months ago, killing at least 25 regime forces, a monitor said Thursday. At least 13 jihadists were also killed in the attack which IS carried out near Mayadeen on Wednesday afternoon, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said. Mayadeen lies in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor on the western bank of the Euphrates River and is flanked by the vast Badia desert to its west and south.



04/18/2018 09:16 PM
Midwest farmers fear tariff war, while their steelworker neighbors cheer

Midwest farmers fear tariff war, while their steelworker neighbors cheerTrump’s trade policies may be helping some steel companies — and steelworkers — but China is threatening to retaliate with tariffs on American agricultural exports. Farmers in this Illinois town are worried about losing their market.



04/18/2018 08:20 PM
New role for wife of North Korea's Kim: First Lady

New role for wife of North Korea's Kim: First LadyNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un has given his young, stylish wife the title of First Lady in what analysts say is a major boost to her status ahead of back-to-back summits with South Korea and the United States. Ri Sol Ju has often accompanied Kim to official events but made her first solo public appearance last weekend at a ballet performance by a visiting Chinese troupe. North Korea's elderly star anchorwoman Ri Chun Hee -- who is often drafted in for major announcements -- delivered the news of her attendance on television, further enhancing Ri's standing.



04/18/2018 07:31 PM
Laura Ingraham's Guest Mocks Her On Live TV For Losing Advertisers

Laura Ingraham's Guest Mocks Her On Live TV For Losing Advertisers> Guest Enrique Morones asks Ingraham: "Where's your sponsors @davidhogg111



04/18/2018 07:27 PM
Canadian Woman Who Instagrammed Her Cocaine-Smuggling Cruise Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison

Canadian Woman Who Instagrammed Her Cocaine-Smuggling Cruise Sentenced to 8 Years in PrisonMelina Roberge and her accomplice posted photos of their cruise on social media



04/18/2018 05:59 PM
Trump Gets Roasted On Twitter After Bragging About How Tough He Is On Russia

Trump Gets Roasted On Twitter After Bragging About How Tough He Is On RussiaPresident Donald Trump boasted Wednesday about taking a tough stance on Russia



04/18/2018 05:05 PM
U.S. Airline Regulators Will Boost Inspections After Fatal Southwest Jet Engine Explosion

U.S. Airline Regulators Will Boost Inspections After Fatal Southwest Jet Engine ExplosionPressure on the Federal Aviation Administration has mounted after an engine on a Southwest jet blew apart



04/18/2018 05:00 PM
2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke Diesel Returns 30 MPG Highway

2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke Diesel Returns 30 MPG HighwayThe fuel economy numbers are in, and Ford says these are best in class.



04/18/2018 03:49 PM
South Korea Working To Formally End The Korean War. Yes, That Korean War.

South Korea Working To Formally End The Korean War. Yes, That Korean War.South Korean officials have discussed ways to formally end the Korean War with



04/18/2018 03:02 PM
Nanny who killed children while parents away convicted of murder

Nanny who killed children while parents away convicted of murderA once-trusted nanny who stabbed to death two children in her care in Manhattan while their parents were away was convicted of murder by a jury that didn't believe her claims that a mental illness at the time of the crime meant she could not be held responsible. Jurors on Wednesday concluded Yoselyn Ortega knew what she was doing when she killed Lucia Krim, 6, and Leo Krim, 2, in October 2012. Ortega expressed no reaction to the verdict, staring straight ahead as it was read, but later wiped tears from her eyes as she was led from the courtroom. The children's father, Kevin Krim, sat in the front row, clasping hands with two alternate jurors who had been dismissed but stayed for the verdict. He hugged them, and they wept together. The children's mother, Marina Krim, who had returned home to discover them dead in a blood-soaked bathroom, was not in the audience but posted photos of them online after the verdict and expressed her undying adoration for them, writing, "I love you." Ortega's lawyer Valerie Van Leer-Greenberg didn't dispute that Ortega killed the children but contended she had an undiagnosed mental illness that worsened in the moments leading up to the attack. She said Ortega snapped and didn't know what she was doing when she stabbed the children to death. Yoselyn Ortega killed 6-year-old Lucia Krim and 2-year-old Leo Krim in October 2012 Credit: AP Mental illness "does not announce itself like a bad cough or a limp," Van Leer-Greenberg said during closing arguments. "Sometimes it sneaks up and nestles in before anyone takes notice." But prosecutors maintained that Ortega, who's from the Dominican Republic, acted out of jealous hatred of the children's mother. "She did it intentionally with a full understanding of exactly what it was she was doing - every stab, every slash," Assistant District Attorney Stuart Silberg said during closing arguments. The verdict capped an emotional seven-week trial that kept jurors and members of the audience in tears. Jurors heard heart-wrenching testimony from Marina Krim, who spoke of the sickening, desperate moments when she saw her children's vacant eyes, their small bodies perforated by stab wounds. Krim had been at a swimming class with her 3-year-old daughter, Nessie. Ortega was to have dropped off Lucia at her dance class, and Krim was to pick her up. But when Krim arrived, Lucia wasn't there. Krim frantically tried to reach Ortega, who had worked for the family for more than two years. She did it intentionally with a full understanding of exactly what it was she was doing - every stab, every slashStuart Silberg, Assistant District Attorney Krim spoke of coming home to an eerily quiet apartment, darkened but for the light in the back bathroom, where she found the children and Ortega, who had stabbed herself in a failed suicide attempt. Krim ran to the landing outside the apartment clutching Nessie and started screaming. "It was a scream you can't imagine is even inside of you," she testified. "I don't even know where it came from. I just thought: 'I'm never going to be able to talk to them ever again. They are dead. I just saw my kids dead.'" Lucia, nicknamed Lulu, was stabbed more than 30 times, and Leo was stabbed five times. At Ortega's trial, the children's father, who had been on a business trip and received news of their deaths when his plane landed, spoke of walking down a long hallway at the hospital where he saw their bodies. "They still had this perfect skin and these long eyelashes," Kevin Krim said. "They had like sandy brown hair. ... You could see they tried really hard to wash all the blood out, but there was still kind of an auburn tint to it that I remember to this day."  Flowers are laid in front of the Krim family's Upper West Side apartment Credit: Getty/ Spencer Platt Jurors, who deliberated for more than a day, said the trial affected them deeply. One, David Curtis, an actor, said it was difficult for him to set aside thoughts of his own children, now in their 20s. "It is horrifying to think of being in a position of having to experience or go through the process that the Krims had to go through," said Curtis, who had tears in his eyes. Kevin Krim said after the verdict he and his wife wanted to thank the judge and the jurors "for their commitment to justice." He stood at a press conference with Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, who said, "Marina and Kevin have lived through the worst nightmare any parent could endure." Ortega, who's 55, faces life in prison when she's sentenced next month. Had she been found not responsible, she would have been committed to a mental institution. Marina Krim is a stay-at-home mom, and Kevin Krim is a former CNBC executive now at a startup. They use a Facebook page to post updates on how they're doing, writing about the arrival of two new children, Felix, born in 2013, and Linus, born in 2016. The couple started the Lulu and Leo Fund, which aims to support innovative art programs for children. After the verdict, they posted a collage of images of Lulu and Leo. On Instagram, Marina Krim posted a photo from atop the Empire State Building. "You two never made it to the top but I'm up here now for the first time, in peace, on top of the world, remembering another lifetime and thinking of you," she wrote. "NYC, Lulu and Leo loved you and I love you too!" 



04/18/2018 12:10 PM
Military Officers Punished After Guardsman Appears To Re-Enlist Using Dinosaur Puppet

Military Officers Punished After Guardsman Appears To Re-Enlist Using Dinosaur PuppetAn airman in the Tennessee National Guard has been removed from her position



04/18/2018 11:33 AM
A boom, a whoosh of air and then terror on Flight 1380

A boom, a whoosh of air and then terror on Flight 1380PHILADELPHIA (AP) — There was a loud boom, and the plane started shaking violently. Air whooshed through the cabin, and snow-like debris floated down the aisle as oxygen masks dropped from the ceiling. Some passengers wondered if they would ever hug their children again. At least one bought in-flight Wi-Fi as the jet descended so he could say goodbye to his loved ones.



04/18/2018 11:23 AM
Ex-U.S. soldier, two others convicted of murder-for-hire plot in Philippines

Ex-U.S. soldier, two others convicted of murder-for-hire plot in PhilippinesA former U.S. Army sergeant and two other U.S. citizens were found guilty by a jury in Manhattan federal court on Wednesday of taking part in a plot to murder a woman in the Philippines for money, prosecutors said. Ex-soldier Joseph Manuel Hunter, Adam Samia and Carl David Stillwell were convicted of charges including murder-for-hire, which carries a mandatory life sentence, according to the office of U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman in Manhattan. "Obviously, we're disappointed, but respect the jury's verdict," said Robert Ray, a lawyer for Stillwell, adding he planned to appeal.



04/18/2018 11:13 AM
House Republicans call for investigation of Comey, Clinton

House Republicans call for investigation of Comey, Clinton11 House Republicans are calling for an investigation into Obama-era officials' roles in the Clinton investigation; Catherine Herridge reports.



04/18/2018 10:49 AM
Stores Pulling Romaine Lettuce Off Shelves Amid E. Coli Outbreak

Stores Pulling Romaine Lettuce Off Shelves Amid E. Coli OutbreakCostco, Walmart, Kroger, and other retailers are pulling romaine lettuce products off their shelves in response to warnings from federal investigators about the nationwide E. coli outbreak blamed...



04/18/2018 10:24 AM
Video Shows Texas Cop Barely Escaping Massive House Explosion

Video Shows Texas Cop Barely Escaping Massive House ExplosionA car slams into home, hits gas main and causes massive explosion.



04/18/2018 09:34 AM
Federal Judge Holds Kris Kobach In Contempt For Failing To Follow Court Order To Register Voters

Federal Judge Holds Kris Kobach In Contempt For Failing To Follow Court Order To Register VotersA Kansas federal judge ruled Wednesday that Kansas Secretary of State Kris



04/18/2018 08:24 AM
100-Strong Cluster of Unknown Octopus Species and Eggs Baffles Scientists

100-Strong Cluster of Unknown Octopus Species and Eggs Baffles Scientists"When I first saw the photos, I was like, 'No, they shouldn't be there!'"



04/18/2018 07:51 AM
Iran's Khamenei quits Telegram

Iran's Khamenei quits TelegramIran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei announced Wednesday that he would no longer use the hugely popular messaging app Telegram, shifting instead to domestic services. President Hassan Rouhani quickly followed suit, announcing that he too was giving up Telegram shortly after issuing a directive banning the government and administration workers from using foreign messenger apps to communicate, according to the official IRNA news agency. The announcements came as rumours continued that Iran would soon block Telegram, built by Russian tech guru Pavel Durov and the most popular social media service in the country with some 40 million users -- roughly half the population.



04/18/2018 07:46 AM
Fresno State professor under fire for celebrating death of Barbara Bush

Fresno State professor under fire for celebrating death of Barbara BushFresno State University is distancing itself from an Arab-American professor who celebrated the death of former first lady Barbara Bush as it reviews the matter, school officials said Wednesday.



04/18/2018 07:44 AM
Here's The Truth About The Caravan Of Migrants Trump Keeps Going On About

Here's The Truth About The Caravan Of Migrants Trump Keeps Going On AboutSAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras ― For the past two weeks, President Donald Trump and



04/18/2018 07:38 AM
GOP Spending Against Obamacare Plummets In 2018 Elections

GOP Spending Against Obamacare Plummets In 2018 ElectionsWASHINGTON ― Since the Affordable Care Act's passage in 2010, repealing



04/18/2018 06:38 AM
Republicans Say People Would Kick Themselves Off Food Stamps Under Their New Bill

Republicans Say People Would Kick Themselves Off Food Stamps Under Their New BillWASHINGTON ― The Republican food stamp bill would cut benefit spending by



04/18/2018 06:05 AM
I Thought Losing 70 Pounds Would Bring Me Joy. I Was Wrong.

I Thought Losing 70 Pounds Would Bring Me Joy. I Was Wrong.I've always been fat. Or, more precisely, I've always identified as fat.



04/18/2018 05:49 AM
Toddler Shoots Pregnant Mom With Dad's Gun In Parking Lot

Toddler Shoots Pregnant Mom With Dad's Gun In Parking LotA 3-year-old in Indiana accidentally shot her pregnant mother, leaving the



04/18/2018 05:38 AM
Tennessee Republicans Punish Memphis For Removing Confederate Statues

Tennessee Republicans Punish Memphis For Removing Confederate StatuesTennessee's Republican-controlled House on Tuesday retaliated against Memphis



04/18/2018 05:26 AM
Around 16,000 rally in Armenia against new PM

Around 16,000 rally in Armenia against new PMMore than 16,000 people rallied in Armenia's capital on Wednesday to protest the election of former president Serzh Sarkisian as prime minister, viewed by the opposition as a power grab. Protesters staged a day-long march through central Yerevan, briefly blocking entrances to government buildings, and in the evening gathered in the Republic Square where a 30-metre Armenian national flag was unrolled. Opposition MP Nikol Pashinyan -- the leader of the pro-Western Civil Contract opposition party -- has called for "a peaceful velvet revolution" and urged his supporters to set up "revolutionary committees" across the country.



04/18/2018 05:25 AM
Top GOP Senator Hopes Macron And Merkel Convince Trump To Save Iran Deal

Top GOP Senator Hopes Macron And Merkel Convince Trump To Save Iran DealWASHINGTON ― With weeks to go before President Donald Trump is expected to



04/18/2018 04:39 AM
The Navy's Stealth Destroyer is a Giant Missile 'Carrier' (And It Will Soon Fire Some Missiles)

The Navy's Stealth Destroyer is a Giant Missile 'Carrier' (And It Will Soon Fire Some Missiles)In preparation for all of this, the ship is now going through combat activation in San Diego, Calif., to pave the way toward preparing the weapons systems for the ship’s planned move to operational status in 2020, Navy officials say. This process will also carefully refine many of the ship’s other technologies, such as its advanced Integrated Power System and Total Ship Computing Environment, multi-function, volume-search SPY-3 radar and sonar systems. Navy developers of the new high-tech, stealthy USS Zumwalt destroyer are widening the mission envelope for the ship, exploring new ammunition for its guns and preparing to fire its first missiles next year.



04/18/2018 04:34 AM
George W. Bush: U.S. should be tough on Russia — 'not belligerent, but forceful'

George W. Bush: U.S. should be tough on Russia — 'not belligerent, but forceful'Former President George W. Bush said on Monday that he has “always felt” the United States should be tough in countering Russian President Vladimir Putin’s aggression.



04/18/2018 04:23 AM
60 Seriously Delicious Healthy Breakfasts

60 Seriously Delicious Healthy Breakfasts



04/18/2018 04:07 AM
Unarmed Black Man Killed In 'Mind-Boggling,' Unjustified Barrage Of Police Gunfire: Lawyer

Unarmed Black Man Killed In 'Mind-Boggling,' Unjustified Barrage Of Police Gunfire: LawyerA lawyer representing relatives of an unarmed black man killed in a hail of



04/18/2018 04:05 AM
State of emergency, rescues in Hawaii after severe flooding

State of emergency, rescues in Hawaii after severe floodingMore than 340 people have been airlifted to safety after nearly 30 inches of rain hit the Hawaiian island of Kauai, with another storm on its way.



04/18/2018 03:03 AM
Hero Southwest Pilot Was Among U.S. Navy's First-Ever Female Fighter Pilots

Hero Southwest Pilot Was Among U.S. Navy's First-Ever Female Fighter PilotsTammie Jo Shults safely landed Southwest flight 1380 after an engine explosion.



04/18/2018 02:06 AM
Hero Southwest Airlines pilot Tammie Jo Shults praised after landing distressed aircraft

Hero Southwest Airlines pilot Tammie Jo Shults praised after landing distressed aircraftA Southwest Airlines pilot is being hailed as a hero after she made an



04/18/2018 12:13 AM
Starbucks arrest: Philadelphia police release audio of 911 call leading to arrest of two black men

Starbucks arrest: Philadelphia police release audio of 911 call leading to arrest of two black menThe police have released an audio recording of the 911 call that led to the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia branch of Starbucks. The arrests sparked accusations of racial profiling by both the company and the police. In the phone call, which lasted only seconds and brought police officers to the branch, an employee at the coffee chain, believed to be the manager, asks police to come to the cafe.



04/18/2018 12:05 AM
Sinclair Broadcast Boss Donated To GOP Rep Who Assaulted Reporter

Sinclair Broadcast Boss Donated To GOP Rep Who Assaulted ReporterOne of the brothers who runs local TV news giant Sinclair Broadcast Group



04/17/2018 11:49 PM
Pope speaks out for terminally-ill British toddler

Pope speaks out for terminally-ill British toddlerPope Francis made a fresh plea on Wednesday against a British court ruling that authorises doctors to turn off a terminally ill British toddler's life-support. Alfie Evans, 23 months old, has been in a coma for over a year and needs a ventilator to keep him breathing due to a rare degenerative neurological condition. The parents, Tom Evans and Kate James, attended the pope's weekly general audience at the Vatican on Wednesday.



04/17/2018 10:35 PM
Listen to how Tammie Jo Shults, hero pilot of Southwest 1380, kept calm and saved her passengers

Listen to how Tammie Jo Shults, hero pilot of Southwest 1380, kept calm and saved her passengersAudio of the Southwest Airlines incident has emerged, showing how pilot Tammie Jo Shults remained completely calm after an engine exploded and a woman passenger was nearly sucked out of the plane. It is believed that one woman, Jennifer Riordan, died in the initial engine explosion, which sent shrapnel smashing into the Boeing 737-700, but Ms Shults, whose experience includes being one of the first female fighter pilots in the US Navy, was able to get all the other passengers to safety.