Daily Archives: February 12, 2018

{FD} Official’s departure adds to strain of vacancies at Justice

The sudden departure of the Justice Department’s No. 3 official is adding to the turmoil at an agency that already lacks permanent, politically appointed leaders for many of its most important divisions. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump proposes cutting all federal funds for NPR, PBS

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{FD} South Africa’s ruling party struggles with Zuma dilemma

Leaders of South Africa’s ruling ANC party are struggling to remove President Jacob Zuma from office amid reports he asked for concessions in exchange for his resignation. Continue reading

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{FD} Republicans try to get Tennessee’s Corker to run again out of fear of losing seat

Despite President Trump once tweeting that “Liddle” Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., “couldn’t get elected dog catcher” in Tennessee, some Republicans in the Volunteer state have been urging the senator to run for reelection, despite promising to retire…. Continue reading

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{FD} Is Social Security to blame for so many men dying at 62?

Is the thought of looming retirement and availability of Social Security killing you? Continue reading

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{FD} Official: US believes ex-Venezuela oil czar took bribes

U.S. prosecutors believe Venezuela’s former oil czar received bribes as part of a major graft scheme that allegedly took place in the OPEC nation’s oil industry, an American official familiar with the probe said. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Confidante of ex-SKorean leader arrives in court

The Latest on South Korea’s political corruption trials (all times local): 2 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} 99-year-old’s RV had headlights turned off in crash that killed 2 teens, report says

A 99-year-old man who investigators say killed two teenagers this week by driving his RV on the wrong side of a Florida highway—reportedly with its headlights off– was cleared to drive in Michigan last month after he passed vision, paper and road test… Continue reading

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{FD} Chloe Kim, 17-year-old Team USA star, wins halfpipe gold

Snowboarding prodigy Chloe Kim landed a gold medal in women’s halfpipe Tuesday in Pyeongchang, South Korea, becoming the the youngest woman to win an Olympic snowboarding medal. Continue reading

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{FD} Argument over size of dog leaves one man dead in Missouri sports bar, reports say

An argument that took place at a Missouri sports bar last week turned deadly as men feuded over the size of a German Shepherd dog, police said. Continue reading

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{FD} Drunk JetBlue passenger charged with assaulting crew, touching passenger

The woman was accused of throwing food and water, assaulting a flight attendant and “flirtatiously” touching another passenger. Continue reading

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{FD} Ohio man charged with providing gun to shooter who killed 2 officers

A man was charged Monday with providing the gun used to kill two veteran policemen in Ohio Saturday, authorities said. Continue reading

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{FD} Maryland man who supported ISIS plotted major attack, feds say

A Maryland man who pleaded guilty last year to conspiring to provide material support to the ISIS terror group was planning to carry out an attack in the U.S., prosecutors said Monday. Continue reading

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{FD} Islamic State group supporter sentenced for having handgun

A Virginia man whom prosecutors describe as a supporter of the Islamic State group has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Continue reading

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{FD} Rachel Weisz doesn’t think the next Bond after Daniel Craig should be a woman

Rachel Weisz, who is married to James Bond (Daniel Craig), doesn’t think the next 007 should be played by a woman. Continue reading

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{FD} China charges former rising political star with bribery

Chinese authorities have charged former rising political star Sun Zhengcai with bribery. Continue reading

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{FD} Cold War-era B-52 bomber will outlive younger, sleeker rivals

The Air Force on Monday revealed its long-range plan to eventually jettison its supersonic B-1 and stealthy B-2 bombers earlier than planned while keeping the venerable B-52, an aging Cold War workhorse that first flew in 1954 and was last built in 196… Continue reading

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{FD} Omarosa trashes ‘scary’ Mike Pence, mocks his Christian faith on ‘Celebrity Big Brother’

Omarosa Manigault Newman has returned to the “Celebrity Big Brother” house following her hospitalization for an asthma attack. Upon her return, she wasn’t shy about spilling her side of what happened during her time in the Trump White House once again…. Continue reading

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{FD} Florida store clerk sees woman mouth ‘help,’ calls police

An employee at a Florida convenience store was thanked by law enforcement Monday for reporting a woman’s desperate cry for “help.” Continue reading

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{FD} Andy Cohen on ‘Sex and the City’ feud: ‘I thought it was fake’

Andy Cohen just doesn’t understand the drama going on between Kim Cattrall and his close pal Sarah Jessica Parker. Continue reading

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{FD} Denny’s is offering $99 Las Vegas weddings this Valentine’s Day

Denny’s is offering a Valentine’s Day special on Las Vegas weddings this year. Continue reading

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{FD} New Zealand lawmaker Bill English quits after election loss

New Zealand’s opposition leader Bill English is quitting after losing last year’s election. Continue reading

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{FD} Media frenzy after Sessions notes law enforcement’s ‘Anglo-American’ heritage

The Justice Department pushed back strongly Monday after some media members implied comments by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to a group of sheriffs were racial in nature. Continue reading

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{FD} Tunnel of no love? Amtrak officials sound alarm over NYC tunnel in desperate need of repairs

In October, 2012, Tyrone Gordon was underground inspecting train tracks below Manhattan, when water started gushing in. Continue reading

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{FD} Mark Salling’s cause of death reportedly confirmed by LA coroner

Former “Glee” star Mark Salling’s death certificate was released on Monday confirming the details surrounding his suicide in late January 2018. Continue reading

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{FD} Omarosa talks DACA, the Obama administration and slams Mike Pence on ‘Celebrity Big Brother’

Omarosa Manigault Newman has returned to the “Celebrity Big Brother” house following her hospitalization for an asthma attack. Upon her return, she wasn’t shy about spilling her side of what happened during her time in the Trump White House once again…. Continue reading

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{FD} Chemist was on plane being deported when judge granted stay

A chemist who has lived in Kansas for 30 years was already on a plane being deported back to his native Bangladesh when a federal immigration board issued a new stay Monday that his supporters hope will allow him to be returned to Lawrence, his attorne… Continue reading

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{FD} Tearful Florida mom testifies about 8-year-old daughter’s abduction, brutal murder

Jurors in Florida are scheduled to hear opening statements in the trial of a man who faces a possible death sentence if convicted in the rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl in 2013. Continue reading

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{FD} Drunk JetBlue passenger charged for assaulting crew, touching passenger

The woman was accused of throwing food and water, assaulting a flight attendant and “flirtatiously” touching another passenger. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump, Putin talk Palestinian peace efforts, North Korea’s nukes

President Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin spoke on the phone on Monday. Continue reading

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{FD} Boston Dynamics’ latest robot can open doors

The latest robot invention by Boston Dynamics — a company known for its unnerving four-legged SpotMini robots — can now open doors, as shown in the company’s latest YouTube video. Continue reading

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{FD} Former Baltimore gun squad cops convicted of racketeering, robbery

Two Baltimore detectives have been found guilty of racketeering and robbery in a trial that’s part of an ongoing federal investigation into police corruption. Continue reading

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{FD} CNN boss Jeff Zucker slashing digital operations by cutting jobs, scaling back ‘high profile’ initiatives

CNN is slashing its digital operations as some of its expensive new initiatives struggle, with plans to lay off as many as 50 people as soon as this week, according to Vanity Fair. Continue reading

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{FD} Chelsea Handler slammed by Jenna Jameson for tweet equating adult film stars to child molesters

Chelsea Handler’s political activism has raised the ire of many in the adult film industry, including famed performer Jenna Jameson. Continue reading

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{FD} NBC’s Katie Couric mocked for comments about Dutch speed skating team

NBC’s Katie Couric was slammed across social media for saying Dutch successes in Olympic speed skating were because skating is an “important mode of transport” in their country. Continue reading

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{FD} Judge schedules 6-day hearing in Penn State frat death case

Penn State fraternity brothers facing refiled charges in a pledge’s hazing death are scheduled for a second hearing on whether prosecutors have enough evidence to send the most serious allegations against them to trial. Continue reading

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{FD} Delayed American Airlines flight leaves passengers angry, sleeping on airport floor

An American Airlines flight to Chile had to return to Miami International Airport after only an hour into the trip because of mechanical issues, allegedly forcing passengers to spend the night on the airport’s floor. Continue reading

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{FD} Utah elementary school tells students they must ‘say yes’ when asked to dance at Valentine’s Day party

A Utah mother is concerned after finding out her child couldn’t object to a classmate’s invitation to dance at Valentine’s Day school party because it would be against school rules. Continue reading

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{FD} US charges 5 ex-Venezuelan officials in oil bribery probe

U.S. prosecutors in Houston have unsealed charges against five former Venezuelan officials in connection with an alleged major bribery scheme at Venezuela’s state-run oil giant PDVSA. Continue reading

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{FD} Mark Salling’s cause of death reportedly confirmed by L.A. Coroner

Mark Salling’s death certificate officially confirms the details surrounding his suicide in late January 2018. Continue reading

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{FD} Marriage license kiosk opens up at Vegas airport in time for Valentine’s Day

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, arriving passengers to McCarran airport in Sin City can now apply for a marriage license as they are waiting to get their bags from the carousel. Continue reading

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{FD} Police seek clues in Kentucky shootings that left 5 dead

Detectives are trying to piece together why a Kentucky man fatally shot his parents and two other people before taking his own life. Continue reading

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{FD} Netanyahu walks back claim he talked to US over West Bank settlements

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu walked back his own statement Monday about recent discussions with the White House about annexation of Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump says he ‘looks forward’ to speaking at CPAC

President Trump is heading to CPAC. Continue reading

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{FD} 84-year-old woman arrested for allegedly shooting at ‘noisy’ kids

An elderly California woman was arrested Friday night after she allegedly shot a gun toward her neighbor’s children because they were “being noisy.” Continue reading

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{FD} Texan objects to daughter, 12, drawing slave picture of self

A Texas parent has objected to a Civil War-related history assignment in which her 12-year-old daughter was told to draw a picture of herself as a slave. Continue reading

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{FD} Anti-Trump Harvard Law prof Laurence Tribe falsely claims dossier source killed in Russia plane crash

A liberal Harvard Law School professor caused a stir on Twitter Monday when he falsely claimed that a source for the infamous Trump-Russia dossier was killed when a Russian passenger plane crashed over the weekend. Continue reading

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{FD} Farmers trained on using herbicide blamed for crop damage

Tens of thousands of soybean and cotton farmers across the country are taking free but mandatory training in how to properly use a weed killer blamed for drifting and damaging crops in neighboring fields. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman sentenced to life in daughter’s crucifix death

An Oklahoma woman has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing her adult daughter by forcing a crucifix and medallion down her throat because she believed the woman was possessed by the devil. Continue reading

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{FD} Minnesota woman ordered detained on terror, arson charges

A Minnesota woman who is accused of trying to travel to Afghanistan to join al-Qaida was “self-radicalized” and intended to kill people when she set several fires on a college campus last month, a federal prosecutor argued Monday. Continue reading

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