Don Cheadle unleashes Twitter storm on Donald Trump - USA TODAY Avatar
USA TODAY Sat, 27 Aug 2016 16:32:24 GMT
"Dwayne Wade's cousin was just shot and killed walking her baby in Chicago," Trump tweeted Saturday morning, misspelling the basketball player's first name. "Just what I have been saying. African-Americans will VOTE TRUMP!" Dwayne Wade's cousin was ...
Italy earthquake: A country in mourning begins burying the dead - CNN Avatar
CNN Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:09:06 GMT
Ascoli Piceno, Italy (CNN) Italy began the painful task of burying its dead Saturday following a massive earthquake, as aftershocks rattled the heart of the country and the death toll climbed to 290. Some of the mourners at a state funeral for Italy ...
Anti-Trump Republicans to launch swing-state ad buy - Politico Avatar
Politico Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:08:48 GMT
Anti-Trump Republicans are preparing to launch a broadcast TV ad in a handful of swing-state suburbs urging Donald Trump to quit the presidential race so the party can replace him with a more electable nominee. The ad, titled "Keep Your Word," features ...
How will other players react to Kaepernick's gesture? - Avatar Sat, 27 Aug 2016 15:53:53 GMT
Now that everyone knows: (1) that Colin Kaepernick hasn't been standing for the national anthem; and (2) that he's doing it because he refuses to “stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses Black people and people of color,” the next ...
Miami dismisses Muhammad, Grace for NCAA rules violations - Avatar Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:11:52 GMT
Miami has dismissed veterans Al-Quadin Muhammad and Jermaine Grace for violations of NCAA rules, the program announced Saturday. The statement from 'Canes head coach Mark Richt: “The University of Miami announced today that red-shirt junior ...
Yellowstone National Park Worker Falls to Her Death From Wyoming Cliff - Avatar Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:43:00 GMT
A National Park Service employee fell to her death from a cliff in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, park officials said Friday. A helicopter search and rescue crew found the body of Estefania Liset Mosquera Alcivar, 21, at about 10 a.m. local time ...
How Turkey's offensive into Syria is opening up a hornet's nest - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Sat, 27 Aug 2016 14:14:20 GMT
KARKAMIS, Turkey — Turkey's incursion into Syria is deepening tensions between two major U.S.-backed groups, potentially setting up a conflict that could undermine Washington's efforts to eradicate the Islamic State's presence in Syria. The current ...
'THEY WERE IN AN EMBRACE': Bishop says oldest sister's embrace allowed younger to survive Italy quake - Fox News Avatar
Fox News Sat, 27 Aug 2016 14:39:50 GMT
ASCOLI PIECENO, Italy – In the chaos of Italy's devastating earthquake, an older sister's embrace allowed a four-year-old girl to survive. The heartbreaking story of Giulia Rinaldo, 9, and her 4-year-old sister Giorgia was recounted Saturday by the ...
Doctor: I wrote Trump's bill of health in 5 minutes - CNN Avatar
CNN Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:20:29 GMT
Washington (CNN) The doctor who has produced the only public medical record about Donald Trump during his presidential campaign reportedly said he spent only five minutes writing it. Harold Bornstein, Trump's doctor who wrote a four-paragraph note last ...
US blood supply should be screened for Zika, FDA says - CNN Avatar
CNN Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:44:38 GMT
(CNN) The Food and Drug Administration has recommended screening the entire US blood supply for the Zika virus, it announced today, noting that screening donated blood is already underway in Florida and Puerto Rico. The new recommendation applies ...
Man arrested in fatal stabbing of two nuns in Mississippi - CNN Avatar
CNN Sat, 27 Aug 2016 05:51:00 GMT
(CNN) A man has been arrested in the stabbing deaths of two nuns whose bodies were found in their home in rural Mississippi, authorities said. Margaret Held and Paula Merrill, both nurse practitioners, failed to show up for work Thursday at a clinic in ...
Painted as EpiPen Villain, Mylan's Chief Says She's No Such Thing - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:22:53 GMT
Heather Bresch, chief of Mylan, which has a reputation for bare-knuckled tactics that have angered competitors and investors. Credit Andrew Hetherington/Redux. America has a new pharmaceutical villain. Her name is Heather Bresch. As the chief executive ...
France's burkini debate: About a bathing suit and a country's peculiar secularism - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Fri, 26 Aug 2016 23:15:05 GMT
PARIS — France's highest administrative court on Friday overturned a ban on burkinis in a coastal area of the south of France, capping a month of intense national scandal and international outrage. In the last month, more than two dozen French cities ...
Transgender North Carolinians get restroom-access win - Savannah Morning News Avatar
Savannah Morning News Sat, 27 Aug 2016 16:45:57 GMT
FILE- In this April 20, 2015, file photo, a sidewalk leads to the South Building on campus at The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C. A federal judge ruled Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, that two students and an employee must be allowed to use ...
Moscow Warehouse Fire Kills at Least 17 Migrant Workers - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Sat, 27 Aug 2016 16:45:00 GMT
Friends and relatives of workers killed in a warehouse fire grieving at the scene in northeastern Moscow on Saturday. Credit Maxim Shipenkov/European Pressphoto Agency. MOSCOW — A fire at a printing warehouse in northern Moscow that killed at least ...
Mom Dies Trying to Rescue 2-Year-Old Son Who Fell in Lake, Officials Say - ABC News Avatar
ABC News Fri, 26 Aug 2016 21:27:30 GMT
Chelsey Russell, pictured here, died while trying to rescue her 2-year-old son who went overboard in Lake Powell, Utah, according to officials. 0 Shares. Email. A 35-year-old mother and attorney from Colorado died this week while rescuing her 2-year ...
Stranded on a remote Pacific island, they wrote 'SOS' in the sand. Luckily, search crews found them. - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Sat, 27 Aug 2016 14:44:45 GMT
The two mariners left Weno Island en route for Tamatam Island in an 18-foot vessel over a week ago with “limited supplies and no emergency equipment.” When the two men failed to arrive at their destination a day later, a search effort was launched in ...
North Korea Says UN Condemnation Of Missile Launch 'Provocative' - International Business Times Avatar
International Business Times Sat, 27 Aug 2016 10:41:26 GMT
North Korea on Saturday expressed great displeasure over the United Nations Security Council's strong condemnation of the East Asian country's four ballistic missile launches between July and August. In a press statement approved by the 15 members, the ...
Facebook ditches helpful Trending Topic descriptions for global scale - TechCrunch Avatar
TechCrunch Fri, 26 Aug 2016 21:14:35 GMT
Twitter's “Trends” are often confusing. Why is #MPBMS or #TechMunch trending? You had to click through and figure it out for yourself. When Facebook copied Twitter's trends in 2014, it vastly improved them by adding human-written descriptions right ...
Clay Center Dispatch Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:50:33 GMT
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A 43-year-old woman was killed while crossing the street in Richmond. Police say Cassandra Gordon was crossing Forest Hill Avenue near Cherokee Road outside of the designated crosswalk when a Lexus traveling eastbound ...and more »
4 Dead, 16 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings - CBS Local Avatar
CBS Local Sat, 27 Aug 2016 15:16:00 GMT
CHICAGO (CBS) — Fifteen shootings were recorded in the first 12 hours of Chicago's weekend that left four people dead and another 16 wounded across the city. Nykea Aldridge, a cousin of Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade, was shot to death Friday ...
Does it even matter that last year's iPhone 6s is so much faster than the new Galaxy Note 7? - BGR Avatar
BGR Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:48:30 GMT
This past Monday we shared a video that showed a performance test pitting Samsung's brand new Galaxy Note 7 against Apple's year-old iPhone 6s. Instead of relying on benchmark testing to compare the two phones, this particular test used a different ...
Obama Creates World's Largest Marine Protected Area - ABC News Avatar
ABC News Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:41:11 GMT
FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2016 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference at the Pentagon. The White House says that Obama will expand a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating the world's largest marine protected area.
Britney Spears Opens Up About Why She's Nervous to Perform at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards After a Decade ... - E! Online Avatar
E! Online Sat, 27 Aug 2016 15:30:50 GMT
And a lot has been made of the pop sensation's highly-anticipated return to the VMAs stage. Will she rock her iconic red leather jumpsuit à la "Oops I Did It Again?" Can we expect a onstage smooch from none other than Madonnaand Christina Aguilera?
Bangladeshi police: Dhaka terror attack planner killed - CNN Avatar
CNN Sat, 27 Aug 2016 09:29:37 GMT
(CNN) Bangladeshi police killed one of the "suspected masterminds" of the July terror attack in Dhaka after an hour-long battle, authorities said. The suspect, Bangladeshi-Canadian Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury, was killed along with two others, the national ...
'He's gone': Anger, grief as plug is pulled on toddler after sudden court decision - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:36:29 GMT
It all started with an asthma attack. Israel Stinson was an adorable toddler with a sweet smile and unruly hair. But on April 1, he began having trouble breathing. After he was taken to a northern California hospital, the unthinkable happened: Israel ...
Venezuela's Inflation Rate Now Approaching Lunacy Levels - Forbes Avatar
Forbes Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:37:07 GMT
Venezuela's inflation rate is traveling at ludicrous speed. Colombia has been unable to help, despite allowing for Venezuelans to come into the country's supermarkets in droves. Venezuela, led by Nicolas Maduro, is the region's only failed state. There ...
Poverty Could Hobble Colombia's Anti-drug Push After Peace Deal - Voice of America Avatar
Voice of America Sat, 27 Aug 2016 01:24:45 GMT
Jose Toconas, 45, shows the drying marijuana plants grown out at his home in the mountains of Tacueyo, Cauca, Colombia, Feb. 10, 2016. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on Google+ · Email to a Friend. Print. TACUEYO, COLOMBIA —.and more »
Two WMU players arrested for allegedly robbing female student - New York Daily News Avatar
New York Daily News Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:09:51 GMT
Western Michigan football players Ronald George (pictured), 18, and Bryson White, 20, were indefinitely suspended from their team on August 27, 2016, after both were arrested for holding up a female student with a semi-auto and a knife. (Western ...
India Today Sat, 27 Aug 2016 08:04:37 GMT
London, Aug 27 (PTI) A British Army bomb disposal team was called in to a site in Birmingham where five men were arrested on terror charges. The five men were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of ...and more »