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ISIS Losing Its 'Capital' Is A Pivotal Defeat For The Terrorist Group

ISIS Losing Its 'Capital' Is A Pivotal Defeat For The Terrorist GroupThe self-described Islamic State finally lost its tenuous grip on the Syrian city of Raqqa on Tuesday as U.S.-backed forces retook the extremist group’s last major urban territory following a four-month military campaign.




POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2017 5:41 PM

U.S. diplomat warns to be 'prepared for the worst' right after N. Korean official reportedly shuts down diplomacy

U.S. diplomat warns to be 'prepared for the worst' right after N. Korean official reportedly shuts down diplomacyDeputy Secretary of State John Sullivan told reporters on Tuesday that while the State Department remained focused on quelling tensions with North Korea through diplomatic channels, that the nation and world must remain prepared for the possibility that those efforts will fail.




POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2017 7:55 AM

McCain on Willingness to Work With Trump 'Dumb Question'

McCain on Willingness to Work With Trump 'Dumb Question'Sen. John McCain chastised a reporter who questioned if he would continue to work with Donald Trump after criticizing him. Lawrence O'Donnell says McCain, who likely won't seek another term, has "nothing left to lose."




POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2017 3:01 PM

Jeff Sessions Once Again Dodges Questions About Trump's Firing Of Former FBI Director

Jeff Sessions Once Again Dodges Questions About Trump's Firing Of Former FBI DirectorWASHINGTON ― Attorney General Jeff Sessions once again dodged questions about his discussions with President Donald Trump about the firing of former FBI Director James Comey.




POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2017 11:41 AM

130 Years in Prison Recommended for Okla. Parents Convicted in ‘Worst Case of Child Abuse’ Seen by Police

130 Years in Prison Recommended for Okla. Parents Convicted in ‘Worst Case of Child Abuse’ Seen by PoliceAn Oklahoma mom and dad each face a long stay behind bars after a jury recommended a sentence of 130 years each following the pair’s conviction for what a police officer termed the “worst case of child abuse” he’d seen




POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2017 4:51 PM

China's Jiang rises from the 'dead' for Communist meeting

China's Jiang rises from the 'dead' for Communist meetingRumoured to have died a few months ago, 91-year-old former Chinese president Jiang Zemin roused social media users Wednesday by taking a prominent place at the ruling Communist Party's leadership Congress. Proving that reports of his demise were greatly exaggerated, the former leader sat next to President Xi Jinping and stood for the national anthem as the twice-a-decade congress opened on national television in Beijing's vast Great Hall of the People. Many Chinese internet users gushed over the elderly "Frog" -- an affectionate nickname inspired by Jiang's wide grin and prominent bespectacled eyes -- marvelling over the apparently still hale nonagenarian in postings sprinkled with frog emojis.




POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2017 3:23 AM

Woman Claims Delta Stopped Her From Singing National Anthem For Slain Soldier

Woman Claims Delta Stopped Her From Singing National Anthem For Slain SoldierA Georgia doctor claims that Delta Air Lines prevented her from singing the national anthem to honor a slain soldier whose casket was on her plane.




POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2017 6:40 PM

Confederate monuments vandalized in 2 Virginia cities

Confederate monuments vandalized in 2 Virginia citiesRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two Confederate monuments in two Virginia cities have been vandalized this week.




POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2017 5:35 PM

Man tortured girlfriend’s son to death because he thought he was gay: prosecutor

Man tortured girlfriend’s son to death because he thought he was gay: prosecutor(KTLA) -- A man who is accused of torturing his girlfriend's 8-year-old son to death killed the child because he thought the boy was gay, a Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office prosecutor said during opening statements Monday.




POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2017 5:16 PM

Freed Taliban Hostage Caitlan Coleman Reportedly Rushed To Hospital

Freed Taliban Hostage Caitlan Coleman Reportedly Rushed To HospitalCaitlan Coleman, the American woman who spent five years as a hostage of the Taliban, was reportedly rushed to the hospital less than a week after her release from captivity.




POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2017 10:43 AM

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