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|New Trump communications chief Scaramucci apologizes ‘for the 50th time’ for past insults
At Friday’s press briefing, the White House’s new communications chief apologized for his harsh statements about Trump during the campaign.
POSTED JULY 21, 2017 3:56 PM
|Ohio treasurer and Senate candidate takes on Anti-Defamation League over far-right ‘witch hunt’
Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel, a candidate in next year’s Republican Senate primary, sided Thursday with two prominent right-wing nationalist commentators over the Anti-Defamation League, which put them on a watch list of what it called “alt-lite” figures.
POSTED JULY 21, 2017 4:25 PM
|Illinois man charged with Chinese scholar kidnapping pleads not guilty
An Illinois man charged with kidnapping a female Chinese scholar who has been missing for more than a month pleaded not guilty during an appearance in a U.S. court on Thursday. Brendt Christensen, 28, is accused of abducting Yingying Zhang, a 26-year-old visiting scholar at the University of Illinois from southeastern China, who disappeared on June 9. Zhang, who had been studying photosynthesis and crop productivity, was last seen when a security camera recorded her getting into a black car that authorities linked to Christensen, according to court records.
POSTED JULY 20, 2017 5:55 PM
|In surrealist twist, Dali exhumed in paternity lawsuit
FIGUERES, Spain (AP) — Salvador Dali's eccentric artistic and personal history has taken yet another bizarre turn with the exhumation of his embalmed remains in order to find genetic samples that could settle whether one of the founding figures of surrealism fathered a girl decades ago.
POSTED JULY 20, 2017 6:59 PM
|USS Fitzgerald crash that killed seven American sailors 'was navy's own fault'
A deadly crash between a US warship and a Philippine cargo vessel is believed to have been the fault of the US navy, according to CNN citing preliminary investigations into the incident which claimed the lives of seven American sailors. The network said that two officials from the Department of Defence said that there were multiple errors by the crew of the USS Fitzgerald that led to the collision in June. The crash between the Fitzgerald, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, and the ACX Crystal on 17 June claimed the lives of seven US sailors.
POSTED JULY 21, 2017 8:38 AM
|What Married Couples Need to Know About Social Security
Married couples have several Social Security claiming options that aren't available to single people. If you have worked and paid taxes into Social Security for at least 10 years and earned at least 40 credits, you will probably be eligible to receive benefits. You qualify for credits when you earn income and pay Social Security taxes.
POSTED JULY 21, 2017 6:05 AM
|Great White Shark Gets Shockingly Close To Paddle Boarders Near California
Paddle boarders came dangerously close to a great white shark in Califonia waters.
POSTED JULY 20, 2017 5:40 PM
|Why Poland's Government Is Being Accused of Destroying Democracy
The Law and Justice Party's proposed court reforms have sparked massive protests and threats from the E.U.
POSTED JULY 21, 2017 11:52 AM
|Man Fatally Stabs Dog That Sided With Girlfriend in Arguments: Cops
Cops in Florida say Mike Lado was angry the dog, Blue, showed favoritism toward his live-in girlfriend.
POSTED JULY 21, 2017 2:36 PM
|Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary
WH press secretary Sean Spicer resigned on Friday amid changes to President Trump’s communications shop. Anthony Scaramucci was named communications director.
POSTED JULY 21, 2017 12:11 PM