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  • Senate condemns Saudi crown prince for journalist’s murder

    WASHINGTON– The Senate on Thursday passed a resolution condemning Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, ratcheting up pressure on President Donald Trump who has aligned himself with the Saudi kingdom in the aftermath of the brutal killing. Just prior to passing the resolution by a voice vote, the Senate also overwhelmingly approved a resolution by a 56-41 vote that would require the US to end its military support for the Saudi-led war […]

  • Photos of 6.8 million Facebook users exposed by bug

    MENLO PARK, Cali.– Facebook announced on Friday that the social network had exposed the private photos of millions of users without their permission. The company said a bug recently allowed third-party app developers to access photos people may not have shared publicly. Facebook believes as many as 6.8 million users could be affected. Photos that users started to upload to Facebook but did not post could have been accessed, along with images posted to Facebook Stories, Tomer Bar, an engineering director […]

  • 1985 discovery of the Titanic was cover for secret military operation

    For years, the incredible discovery of the Titanic’s wreckage at the bottom of the ocean in 1985 was thought to have been a purely scientific effort. But that was a ruse. Speaking to CNN on Thursday about now-declassified events, Robert Ballard, who discovered the Titanic, said that the expedition was part of a secret US military mission to recover two sunken nuclear submarines on the bottom of the ocean. “They did not want the world to know that, so I […]

  • Asian tick that clones itself could spread fast and far in the US, study says

    The Asian longhorned tick most likely began invading the United States years ago. Now found in nine states, the tick may soon occupy a large swath of eastern North America as well as coastal regions of the Pacific Northwest, according to research published Thursday in the Journal of Medical Entomology. “This tick can bite humans, pets, farm animals and wildlife,” said Ilia Rochlin, author of the study and an entomologist and researcher associated with the Rutgers University Center for Vector Biology. Until recently, this […]

  • Santa ripped off beard, told children ‘get the f*** out’ during Christmas festival meltdown

    ST. IVES, England – Organizers of a Christmas event have apologized to outraged parents after a fire alarm reportedly prompted Santa Claus to burst out of his grotto, rip off his beard and scream at children to “get the f**k out.” The incident occurred at an event in the English town of St. Ives, Cambridgeshire on Sunday, when an alarm at a nearby but unconnected event caused an evacuation of the building, organizers said. While parents and children were already […]

  • Geminid meteor shower: How and when to watch this week

    The Geminid meteor shower peaks this week, so hope for clear skies that will let you see a beautiful show of green fireballs on Thursday and Friday. This will be the last — and strongest — meteor shower of the year, according to NASA. This phenomenon was first recorded in 1862 and causes a show each December. In the hours before sunrise Friday, the most meteors will be visible in the North American sky, peaking about 7:30 a.m. ET, predicts Sky & […]

  • Mom says 1-year-old looked like he was ‘mauled by animal’ after daycare attack

    PASCAGOULA, Miss. – A 1-year-old boy is recovering after his mother said he was attacked by another child at a Mississippi daycare. WLOX reports that Letoye Sutter said it happened last week at a 24-hour daycare called Pooh and the Crew in Pascagoula. Sutter told WLOX over the phone that the woman who was watching the children at the time stepped away to light a fireplace, and when she came back, Dakota Hudson was covered in blood and was screaming. According […]

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    Ellen DeGeneres considering ending her talk show

    BURBANK, Calif. – Ellen DeGeneres is considering ending her run on daytime talk. DeGeneres told the New York Times in a new interview that she’s mulling what to do once her contract comes to an end in 2020. DeGeneres renewed her deal in 2016 but had been “close to declining” the offer that would have kept her in front of daytime audiences through Season 17, according to the Times. The comedian and host reportedly is torn between advice given to her from […]

  • Fentanyl becomes America’s deadliest drug

    ATLANTA, GA– Fentanyl is now the most commonly used drug involved in drug overdoses, according to a new government report. The latest numbers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics say that the rate of drug overdoses involving the synthetic opioid skyrocketed by about 113% each year from 2013 through 2016. The number of total drug overdoses jumped 54% each year between 2011 and 2016. In 2016, there were 63,632 drug overdose deaths. According to Wednesday’s […]

  • Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen sentenced to 3 years in prison

    NEW YORK– President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison. Cohen said he took “full responsibility” for his actions while working for Trump, but his sentence will be the longest thus far for anyone involved with the President or stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. “I take full responsibility for each act that I pled guilty to: The personal ones to me and […]