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US convict granted stay of execution after new DNA evidence

Aug 24, 2017 |
With only hours to spare, the governor of the US state of Missouri on Tuesday halted the execution of a man whose lawyers argued new DNA evidence exonerated him of a 1998 murder. Governor Eric ... Read more

Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander after warship accidents

Aug 24, 2017 |
TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. Navy dismissed the commander of the Asia-based 7th Fleet on Wednesday after a series of warship accidents raised questions about its operations in the Pacific. ... Read more

Phoenix police use pepper spray on Trump protesters

Aug 24, 2017 |
At the conclusion Tuesday's campaign-style rally by Donald Trump, police used pepper spray to disperse crowds of protesters who had gathered to voice their displeasure with the president. ... Read more

Powerball Jackpot Soars to $700M

Aug 24, 2017 |
The drawing for the second largest Powerball jackpot in history is approaching, and thousands of people are lining up to purchase last-minute tickets. ... Read more

Trump widens rift with key Republican leaders

Aug 24, 2017 |
Donald Trump has succeeded against all odds as a political force in America. Republicans will have to pass legislation on their own, probably with some Democratic votes, and trust that Trump is ... Read more

At slavery-era sites in Rio, app unearths an uneasy history

Aug 24, 2017 |
Just as rush hour begins in Rio de Janeiro’s Port Zone, bordering the city’s bustling downtown, Gabriele Roza looks kitty-corner across a busy street. “This was the main area of resistance,” Ms. Roza ... Read more

Trouble in the Seventh Fleet: what may be behind Navy collisions

Aug 24, 2017 |
A recent spate of collisions involving US Navy ships from the Seventh Fleet, two of them fatal, has led the Navy to relieve that fleet’s commander, Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin, reportedly after his ... Read more

Afghanistan's deeper challenge

Aug 24, 2017 |
As President Trump launched a “new strategy” in Afghanistan this week, there are signs of progress on an issue he did not target but is perhaps even more important to Afghanistan’s future – the battle ... Read more

Suspect says imam planned to blow himself up in Barcelona

Aug 23, 2017 |
MADRID (AP) — An extremist cell was preparing bombs for an imam who planned to blow himself up at a Barcelona monument, a key suspect in the attacks that killed 15 people in northeastern Spain told a ... Read more

ExxonMobil: Oil and gas giant ‘misled’ the public about climate change, say Harvard experts

Aug 23, 2017 |
Fossil fuel giant ExxonMobil “misled the public” about the risks posed by climate change, an analysis of its public and private announcements on the subject by two Harvard University academics has ... Read more

'Three dead, dozens injured' as Typhoon Hato barrels through Hong Kong, Macao and China

Aug 23, 2017 |
Dozens of people were injured and at least three dead after a powerful typhoon barrelled into Hong Kong and the nearby city of Macao before hitting China on Wednesday, reports said. Thousands were ... Read more

Nikki Haley: I had a 'personal conversation' with Trump about Charlottesville

Aug 23, 2017 |
On CNN Tuesday morning, Haley declared, “There is no room for hate in this country” and said she had shared her views on Charlottesville with the president. ... Read more

Some anchors throw shade at eclipse

Aug 23, 2017 |
Monday’s total solar eclipse captivated the nation and dominated news coverage, but not every anchor was as delighted, or even interested, as their audience. ... Read more

Spain suspect says terror cell planned big attack on monuments

Aug 23, 2017 |
A suspected member of the terror cell that unleashed carnage in Spain last week admitted to a judge on Tuesday that the jihadists had planned to hit monuments in an even bigger attack. Mohamed Houli ... Read more

Lebanese army finds anti-aircraft missiles in Islamic State cache

Aug 23, 2017 |
Lebanon's army found anti-aircraft missiles among with a cache of weapons in an area abandoned by Islamic State militants, it said on Monday. The arms cache also included mortars, medium and heavy ... Read more

Chelsea Manning Has Epic Response To Tweeter Who Wants Her 'Shot For Treason'

Aug 23, 2017 |
Former Army intelligence analyst and transgender activist Chelsea Manning responded in the best way Monday night to a violent message she received on Twitter. ... Read more

Will an outcome of Trump's Phoenix rally be a pardon for Joe Arpaio?

Aug 23, 2017 |
Chasing after undocumented immigrants made Joe Arpaio a household name, but in time, his crusade became a double-edged sword. Public criticism mounted, racial profiling lawsuits poured in, and last ... Read more

Confederate monuments: What to do with them?

Aug 23, 2017 |
Clarissa Harriss hesitated at the spot where the statue of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson used to stand. In 1948, as a little girl, Ms. Harriss had worn a polka-dot dress and carried yellow ... Read more

Why the sole resident of a Nebraska town is staying put – but is in good company

Aug 23, 2017 |
As the mayor, only voter, and sole resident of this incorporated village, Elsie Eiler is pretty used to people asking why she remains here as population: 1. ... Read more

Afghanistan: Why Trump is making longest US war his own

Aug 23, 2017 |
There is no arguing for the notion that the United States is winning the war in Afghanistan, what already years ago became its longest military engagement. Afghanistan has been kept from becoming ... Read more