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Stephen Curry says he doesn't believe man landed on the moon

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 20:37

NASA to Stephen Curry: Come on over, and let's talk.

Gunman on the run after killing 4 at Strasbourg Christmas market

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 19:29

A gunman killed four people and injured around a dozen others at the famed Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday before fleeing the scene, authorities said. Soldiers patrolling the area as part of regular anti-terror operations exchanged fire with the suspect and injured him, but could not stop him escaping, police sources said. Mayor Roland Ries told AFP that four people had been killed and three or four of the injured were in critical condition.

Trump administration official defends tear gas use at Mexico border

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 19:23

"Pepper spray and CS gas are authorized to address assaultive behavior," Kevin McAleenan, commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection said.

Canadian court grants bail to CFO of China's Huawei

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 18:43

A top executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was granted bail on Tuesday while she awaits a hearing for extradition to the U.S.

Alaska moose poacher fined $100,000, sentenced to jail

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 18:18

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man who poached three moose and left most of the meat to rot has been sentenced to nine months in jail and fined more than $100,000.

At least two dead, 11 wounded in French Christmas market shooting

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 17:04

A lone gunman shot dead at least two people and wounded 11 others near a Christmas market in the city of Strasbourg before fleeing, police said.

Incoming congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez reveals Jewish ancestry at New York Hanukkah event

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 14:43

"A long time ago, many generations ago, my family consisted of Sephardic Jews," Ocasio-Cortez said.

China's Car-Tariff Gesture Stirs Hope of a More Lasting Truce

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 12:34

Shares of U.S. automakers surged Tuesday after Bloomberg News reported that China’s Cabinet will review a proposal to cut tariffs on U.S. cars to 15 percent from 40 percent, bringing the U.S. in line with what other countries pay, according to people familiar with the matter. President Donald Trump tweeted that “very productive conversations” are taking place with the Chinese, predicting “important announcements” to come. China intends to resume purchases of American soybeans soon, with officials considering buying between 5 million and 8 million tons, according to government officials.China’s plans on cars and soybeans would only reverse moves it made in retaliation against U.S. tariffs, rather than removing barriers that existed before the trade war.Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer spoke by phone Tuesday morning Beijing time, exchanging views on the road map for negotiations.

Former Canadian diplomat detained in China: sources

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 10:02

Michael Kovrig's detention comes after police in Canada arrested the chief financial officer of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] on Dec. 1 at the request of U.S. authorities, a move that has infuriated Beijing. It was not immediately clear if the cases were related, but the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver has stoked fears of reprisals against the foreign business community in China. "International Crisis Group is aware of reports that its North East Asia Senior Adviser, Michael Kovrig, has been detained in China," the think-tank said in a statement.

Modi's Terrible 24 Hours Boosts India Opponents Before 2019 Vote

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 08:01

First came the abrupt resignation on Monday night of Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel, which sent stock, bond and currency markets tumbling when they reopened on Tuesday. Then Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party faced defeat in three key states that he carried in his 2014 national victory, in what amounts to his biggest political setback since taking office. “The results reveal the declining political stock of Narendra Modi going into the national elections,” said Katharine Adeney, director of University of Nottingham’s Asia Research Institute.

5 missing Marines declared dead in warplanes crash off Japan

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 08:00

TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. military said Tuesday that five missing crew members have been declared dead after their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet last week off Japan's southern coast, and that search and recovery operations have ended after finding only one survivor.

Krispy Kreme celebrates 'Day of Dozens' Wednesday with sweet $1 deal

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 07:43

Take advantage of Krispy Kreme's "Day of the Dozens" deal Wednesday to be the office champion. Get a dozen doughnuts for $1 with purchase of a dozen.

The Story Behind TIME’s 2018 Person of the Year Covers

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 07:42

Photographer Moises Saman traveled over 30,000 miles in just 17 days to make these photographs.

Conservative Columnist Thinks 1 Word In Cohen Memo May Seal Donald Trump’s Fate

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 06:31

One seven-letter word ― "synergy" ― may prove critical in proving the

Outrage over a controversial plea deal for a former ex-fraternity president

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 04:02

The former Baylor fraternity president was accused of rape and will not face jail time or be forced to register as a sex offender. ABC News' Janai Norman reports.

Obama Photographer Taunts Trump With Doggone Funny Suggestion For Chief Of Staff

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 03:46

Former White House photographer Pete Souza used an adorable old snap of Bo,

U.S. arrests religious leaders, activists at border protest

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 22:44

More than 400 demonstrators, many leaders of churches, mosques, synagogues and indigenous communities, sought a halt to detention and deportation of migrants and for the United States to welcome the caravan that arrived in Tijuana, Mexico in November. Singing and praying, religious leaders moved forward in lines of four to six, some wearing T-shirts reading, "Love Knows No Borders." They were handcuffed and led away by federal agents upon entering a restricted area in front of the fence. "As a Quaker who believes in our shared humanity...We’re calling on the U.S. to respect the rights of migrants," said Joyce Ajlouny, general secretary of the American Friends Service Committee, which has run a week of actions to back migrants.

Roger, The Incredibly Buff Kangaroo, Has Died At Age 12

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 21:47

A buff kangaroo who shot to international fame after he was photographed

Accused Russian Agent Maria Butina Reaches Plea Deal With Federal Prosecutors: Reports

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 20:05

Maria Butina, a Russian gun-rights activist accused of working as an agent for

Indiana teen charged with killing pregnant schoolmate

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 19:53

MISHAWAKA, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana high school football player told investigators that he killed a 17-year-old schoolmate because he was angry that she waited so long to tell him she was pregnant with his child that it was too late to get an abortion, authorities said Monday.