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Trump Blames Potential Government Shutdown On Democrats
Trump Blames Potential Government Shutdown On Democrats

President Donald Trump suggested a government shutdown could happen, blaming the possibility on Democrats.

Trump's anti-Muslim retweets prompt backlash in Washington: 'The president is racist'
Trump's anti-Muslim retweets prompt backlash in Washington: 'The president is racist'

Trump is 'cynically trying to divide people along racial and religious lines', Keith Ellison said. A top Democrat condemned Donald Trump as a "racist" hours after the president retweeted a series of anti-Muslim videos on Wednesday that were posted by the deputy leader of a British far-right group.

Croat war criminal
Croat war criminal's shocking death stuns UN tribunal

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Seconds after a U.N. judge confirmed his 20-year war crimes sentence on Wednesday, former Bosnian Croat military commander Slobodan Praljak shouted, "I am not a war criminal!" threw back his head, drank liquid from a small bottle and told the court he had taken poison. A flustered judge halted the hearing and Praljak was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he died.

'This One Does Hit Close to Home.' Megyn Kelly Reacts to Matt Lauer's Termination From NBC
'This One Does Hit Close to Home.' Megyn Kelly Reacts to Matt Lauer's Termination From NBC

"I see the anguish on my colleague's faces"

2018 Jeep Wrangler: Everything You Want to Know
2018 Jeep Wrangler: Everything You Want to Know

The all-new JL-generation Wrangler is massively improved, on-road and off. And yes, the windshield still folds down.

Russian Orthodox Church suggests tsar's death was a Jewish 'ritual murder'
Russian Orthodox Church suggests tsar's death was a Jewish 'ritual murder'

Authorities will investigate an anti-semitic theory that the 1918 killing of Tsar Nicholas II was a "ritual murder" following comments by a bishop close to Vladimir Putin.  Bishop Tikhon Shevkunov, who is heading a Russian Orthodox Church commission investigating the execution of the Romanov family by firing squad in Yekaterinburg, said at a conference on Monday that many members of the commission believe it was a ritual murder that held special significance for Bolshevik commander Yakov Yurovsky and his men.  "Ritual murder" has in the past referred to a theory that the last emperor was the victim of a Jewish conspiracy, as Mr Yurovsky was of Jewish heritage.  Russia's investigative...

Bali Issues Red Alert, Orders Evacuations As Mount Agung Volcano Erupts
Bali Issues Red Alert, Orders Evacuations As Mount Agung Volcano Erupts

Officials issued a red alert and ordered Bali residents to evacuate after the Mount Agung volcano erupted, blasting ash up to 2.5 miles high.

Trump asserts legal power in fight over consumer bureau
Trump asserts legal power in fight over consumer bureau

By Roberta Rampton and Idrees Ali WEST PALM BEACH, Fla./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has the power he needs to put his top budget aide in charge of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), federal officials said on Saturday, weighing in on a battle for control over the powerful agency. The leadership of the independent regulatory agency was thrown into question on Friday when its outgoing director Richard Cordray, a Democrat, named his deputy as his acting replacement until the U.S. Senate confirms a new director. The CFPB was created by former Democratic President Barack Obama in the wake of the financial crisis and has imposed steep penalties on banks, auto...

The GOP Crusade Against Obamacare's Mandate Says A Lot About How The Party Changed
The GOP Crusade Against Obamacare's Mandate Says A Lot About How The Party Changed

Senate Republicans are set to vote next week on tax legislation that would eliminate the financial penalty for people who don't get health insurance, often called the "individual mandate."

US stocks at records; euro gains on hopes of German political deal
US stocks at records; euro gains on hopes of German political deal

New York (AFP) - US stocks climbed to fresh records Friday on optimism about the holiday shopping season, while the euro surged following strong German economic data and on hopes that Europe's biggest economy would soon resolve a political crisis.

Where To Donate To Help Sexual Assault Survivors This Holiday Weekend
Where To Donate To Help Sexual Assault Survivors This Holiday Weekend

As you're thinking about the things you're grateful for and gearing up for some holiday shopping this Thanksgiving weekend, consider setting aside some funds to support a charitable cause.

Mnangagwa: the ruthless
Mnangagwa: the ruthless 'Crocodile' now ruling Zimbabwe

Nicknamed "the Crocodile" for his ruthlessness, Emmerson Mnangagwa who took over Friday as Zimbabwe's president, is a hardliner with ties to the military who could prove as authoritarian as his mentor Robert Mugabe. It was his driving ambition to take over as leader which set off a bitter succession battle with Mugabe's 52-year-old wife Grace, triggering the crisis that toppled the long-serving president, who resigned on Tuesday. When Mnangagwa was dismissed as vice president by Mugabe on November 6, it initially looked like he'd been outfoxed by the first lady, forcing him to flee the country.

Pakistan frees suspected Mumbai attacks mastermind
Pakistan frees suspected Mumbai attacks mastermind

A Pakistani court Wednesday ordered the release of one of the alleged masterminds of the 2008 Mumbai attacks which killed more than 160 people, after months of US pressure on Islamabad over its alleged support for militants. Firebrand cleric Hafiz Saeed, who heads the UN-listed terrorist group Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and has a $10 million US bounty on his head, will be freed tomorrow after less than a year in detention following the decision by the Lahore High Court, a JuD official said. JuD, which has operated freely across Pakistan and is popular for its charity work, is considered by the US and India to be a front for Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), the militant group blamed for the attack on...

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