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Violence Breaks Out at Pro-Trump Rally in California

Violence broke out Saturday at a rally on a Southern California beach where supporters of President Donald Trump had gathered to march.The extent of the clashes between Trump supporters and counter-protesters was not immediately clear.The Orange County Register reports that...

Reports: 1 Dead, 1 Hurt as Vegas Strip Shut Down with Gunman on Bus

Police say a gunman has barricaded himself inside a bus along the Las Vegas Strip, prompting a partial closure of the busy boulevard.The standoff began after a shooting was reported Saturday on Las Vegas Boulevard in the heart of the Strip near the Cosmopolitan...

US Military Investigating Alleged Civilian Casualties in Mosul Strike

The U.S. military acknowledged on Saturday that the U.S.-led coalition struck at the request of Iraqi security forces a location in West Mosul where dozens of civilian casualties allegedly occurred. U.S. Central Command said in a statement that it took the allegation...

Diary: JFK Believed Hitler Could Have Escaped After War

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, while touring Europe in summer 1945 as a war correspondent for Hearst magazines, wrote in a diary that he believed Adolf Hitler could have still been alive after the Second World War ended." had boundless ambition for his country which...

London Attacker Taught English in Saudi Arabia for 2 Years

The British man who killed four people during a London rampage had made three trips to Saudi Arabia: He taught English there twice on a work visa and returned on a visa usually granted to those going on a religious pilgrimage.More details about attacker Khalid Masood's...

Report: Robots May Soon Take Over 38 Percent of US Jobs

By the early 2030s, 38 percent of jobs in the United States could be at high-risk of being performed through automation rather than by humans, a new report indicates.According to the analysis performed by accounting and consulting firm PwC, that's a higher number than in...

Some of the Youngest Opioid Victims Are Curious Toddlers

Curious toddlers find the drugs in a mother's purse or accidentally dropped on the floor. Sometimes a parent fails to secure the child-resistant cap on a bottle of painkillers.No matter how it happens, if a 35-pound toddler grabs just one opioid pill, chews it and releases...

Savage's 'Trump's War' Debuts at No. 1 on New York Times Best Sellers List

Conservative radio talk-show host Michael Savage's new book, "Trump's War: His Battle to Save America," will debut at the top of The New York Times Best Sellers List.The book debuts at No. 1 for hard-cover best sellers for the list of April 1. Savage's book was released...

US Immigration Judge Grants Asylum to Singapore Teen Blogger

A teenage blogger from Singapore whose online posts blasting his government landed in him jail was granted asylum to remain in the United States, an immigration judge in Chicago ruled Friday.Amos Yee has been detained by federal immigration authorities since December when...

McCain Calls for Tillerson to be Given Team at US State Dept

U.S. Sen. John McCain is urging President Donald Trump to nominate a team of senior officials at the State Department to back up new Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, spoke Saturday during an event in Brussels. He...

Putin Meets Le Pen, Denies French Election Interference

Russian President Vladimir Putin made his preferences in the French presidential election clear Friday by hosting far-right candidate Marine Le Pen at the Kremlin, but analysts are skeptical about Russia's ability to sway the outcome of the vote.Embracing Le Pen is part of...

Pope Urges Leaders To Close Gap With 'Distant' EU Institutions

Pope Francis, addressing European Union leaders at the Vatican, urged them to show more solidarity with their citizens as an "antidote" against populism.Leaders from EU nations excepting the U.K. were received by the Pope on the eve of a summit marking the 60th anniversary...

Tillerson Will Go to Rescheduled NATO Meeting After Criticism

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will attend a rescheduled meeting of the NATO alliance's 28 foreign ministers after coming under fire for saying he would miss the event because it conflicted with his schedule.Tillerson will go to Brussels for a meeting of the 28-nation...

Chuck Schumer Blames GOP, Trump on AHCA: No 'Art of the Deal'

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer blamed Friday's no vote on the American Health Care Act on Republicans - including the "incompetence" of President Donald Trump - and said that Democrats will only work with the GOP on healthcare if they removed any bills to repeal...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Won't Take $40K for Commencement Speech

Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has declined to accept a $40,000 fee to speak at the University of Houston's commencement in May, even though a contract entitled him to the money.

WSJ: Mike Flynn Talked How to Remove Enemy of Erdogan During Campaign

Former national security advisor Mike Flynn discussed how to move a Turkish dissident from his residence in the United States while bypassing the extradition process, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Starbucks Apology: Patron Gives Note, $50 For Treating Barista Rudely

A California patron delivered a touching apology to a Starbucks barista whom she felt she treated rudely, giving him a handwritten note and $50 as a gesture of goodwill.

Hillary Clinton: No AHCA Vote 'Victory For All Americans'

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lost last year's presidential election but called Friday's cancellation of a healthcare vote a resounding win for America

Double-Amputee Marine Vet Joins New York Police Department

The wounded warrior is now a cop - and he'll be walking the beat on titanium legs.Matias Ferreira, a former U.S. Marine Corps lance corporal who lost his legs below the knee when he stepped on a hidden explosive in Afghanistan in 2011, is joining a suburban New York police...

Treasury Sec. Mnuchin: Trump Has 'Perfect Genes'

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said President Donald Trump has "more stamina than anybody I've ever met," Friday.

Investor Flips Trump's Childhood Home for $750,00 Profit

A real estate investor, who bought President Donald Trump's childhood home shortly after the election, has sold it and walked away with a $750,000 profit, the New York Post reported.

FBI Chief Jim Comey Attends White House Meeting

FBI director James Comey spent nearly an hour at the White House Friday for what was called a "routine meeting."

Lindsey Graham: Must Use Nuclear Option If Dems Stage Filibuster Against Gorsuch

Senate Republicans will have no choice other than to use the nuclear option to confirm Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch if Democrats follow through with threats to block him through a filibuster, Sen. Lindsey Graham said Friday.

Top Dem Blasts House Intel's Ax of Public Hearing on Russia Probe

The House Intelligence Committee's cancellation of a public hearing on Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election has been trashed by the group's ranking member.

Variety: Jay Z and Harvey Weinstein Team up for Trayvon Martin Docuseries

Superstar rapper Jay Z and Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein have joined together to make a six-part series on Trayvon Martin, the Florida teen whose shooting death in 2012 sparked a racial uproar across the nation, Variety reports.

Toronto Schools Stop US Trips Because of Trump's Travel Ban

Concern over President Donald Trump's travel ban has led Canada's largest school system to stop student trips to the U.S, CNN is reporting.

Gulf War Illness Linked to Changes in Microbiome

Hundreds of thousands of veterans of the Persian Gulf War returned home with puzzling health issues that doctors couldn't explain. Now, 25 years later, Gulf War Illness continues to affect 25-32 percent of the 700,000 U.S. veterans who served in the 1990-1991 war.The...

New Video Shows Delay Removing Theresa May From Attack Scene

Newly published video showing British Prime Minister Theresa May being rushed out of Parliament while an attack unfolded nearby seems to show some confusion and delays on the part of her security detail.

Report: Secret Service Agents Set for Discipline Over White House Fence Jumper Incident

Half a dozen members of the U.S. Secret Service are expected to endure disciplinary action after a man breached security around the White House before he was arrested outside President Donald Trump's bedroom windows, CNN reports.

CNN: 3 Ex-Trump Aides to Testify on Possible Russian Ties

Three former aides who worked with President Donald Trump during his White House campaign have volunteered to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on any possible ties to Russia and its involvement in the election.

When Might You Get Alzheimer's? New Gene Test May Tell

International researchers have found a way to assess a person's genetic risk of developing Alzheimer's disease by a given age, a tool that could lead to better diagnosis and treatment.

Unavoidable Typos in DNA Help Fuel Cancer

Trump Grants Permit for Keystone XL Pipeline

President Donald Trump says "it's a great day for American jobs" after his administration issued a permit to build the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline.

Senate Votes to Kill Privacy Rules Guarding Users' Online Info

The Senate voted to kill Obama-era online privacy regulations , a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell your browsing habits and other personal information as they expand their own online ad businesses.

Trump Grants Permit for Keystone XL Pipeline

TransCanada Corp. said on Friday the U.S. Department of State issued a presidential permit for the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline linking Canadian oil sands to U.S. refiners, a project blocked by former President Barack Obama.

Twitter Explores Premium Version After 11 Years as a Free Service

Twitter Inc. is mulling whether to build a premium version of its popular Tweetdeck interface aimed at professionals, the company disclosed, raising the possibility that it could charge subscription fees for the first time after 11 years.Like most other social media...

Egypt's Mubarak Returns Home After Years-Long Detention

An Egyptian security official says ousted President Hosni Mubarak is back at home, free following his release from custody after legal proceedings that took years during which the country witnessed major upheavals.

Police Arrest 2 More in British Parliament Attack

British police said they had made two further significant arrests in the investigation into the attack on London's parliament and gave the birth name of the man behind the assault as Adrian Russell Ajao.

CNN: ICE Putting Pressure on Sanctuary Cities With Raids

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been targeting sanctuary cities with increased enforcement operations to pressure those jurisdictions to cooperate with federal immigration agents, CNN reported.

NYT: Tillerson Enacts Trump's 'Extreme Vetting' of Travel Visas

The Trump administration is adding new security checks on non-U.S. citizen tourists, business travelers, and relatives of American residents requesting visas, The New York Times reported Thursday.

Rep. Nunes: 'Duty, Obligation' to Tell Trump About Surveillance

House Intelligence Committee chair Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., felt it was his "duty and obligation" to brief President Donald Trump about information showing there was "incidental" surveillance of his transition team.

Lindsey Graham to Back 'Nuclear Option' to Stop Dem Filibuster on Gorsuch

Sen. Lindsey Graham said Thursday that he would support invoking the "nuclear option" if Senate Democrats filibuster the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.

Politico: RNC Paid $34K to Dig Up Dirt on Clinton Foundation

The Republican National Committee last summer paid more than $34,000 to a firm started by ex-CIA officers to show conflicts of interests for Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Foundation while she was secretary of state, Politico reported.

Brady's Super Bowl Jerseys Returned to New England Patriots

Tom Brady's stolen Super Bowl jerseys are back with the New England Patriots.The jerseys worn by Brady during this year's Super Bowl and the 2015 Super Bowl were returned to Gillette Stadium Thursday, the FBI announced.Brady's 2017 jersey went missing from the Patriots'...

Trump Signs NASA Bill, Ponders Sending Congress to Space

President Donald Trump signed legislation Tuesday adding human exploration of Mars to NASA's mission. Could sending Congress into space be next?Flanked at an Oval Office bill-signing ceremony by astronauts and lawmakers, Trump observed that being an astronaut is a "pretty...

Stock Rally Sputters After Vote on Health Bill Is Delayed

After a promising start, U.S. stock indexes gave up an early rally and ended mostly lower Thursday after Republicans delayed a vote on their health care bill and left investors concerned about delays for the business-friendly agenda of President Donald Trump.The Dow Jones...

US Sees 'Activity' at N. Korea Nuke Sites: US Official

The US military has observed activity in North Korea that suggests Pyongyang may be gearing up for another nuclear test, a US official said Thursday."At the sites where we watch tests, we see a level of activity that's similar to what they've done before other tests," the...

US to Approve Keystone XL Pipeline

The Trump administration will approve the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, senior U.S. officials said, ending years of delay for a project that has served as a flashpoint in the national debate about climate change.The State Department will recommend the pipeline is in U.S....

White House Says Healthcare Vote Will Happen Friday Morning

The much-anticipated House vote on the American Health Care Act that was postponed Thursday will happen Friday, the White House insisted.

Wounded Warriors Get High Marks From Ratings Agencies

The Wounded Warriors Project has been vindicated by two charity-ratings agencies and Fox News host Bill O'Reilly after devastating news reports last year alleging lavish event spending and organizational mismanagement instead of using donations to aid veterans.