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Losing Patience Over DACA, Trump Administration Eyes Supreme Court

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 11:03

If the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit doesn’t issue a decision by Oct. 31, the administration will go straight to the Supreme Court for a finding on whether an injunction against the plan should be lifted, the Justice Department said Wednesday in a letter to the appeals court. The Supreme Court in February declined to hear an immediate appeal in the case, saying the justices assumed the appeals court would “proceed expeditiously to decide this case," according to the letter.

2019 Porsche Macan: New Look, New V-6s, More Power

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 10:59

Porsche has released a base price for the revised Macan.

Plane carrying Melania Trump turns around after 'burning' smell reported on board

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 10:27

The first lady's plane experienced an unknown mechanical issue en route to an event in Philadelphia Wednesday.

Developments since Saudi journalist's disappearance

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 10:12

Here is a timeline of events in the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a US resident who has not seen since he entered the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul on October 2. At 1:14 pm (1014 GMT) on October 2, Khashoggi is recorded entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul by a surveillance camera. The image is published by the Washington Post.

Police officer lectures boys playing with BB gun: 'Do you think I want to shoot an 11-year-old?'

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 09:43

An Ohio police officer is being praised online after turning a call that could

A Student Gunman Killed 19 and Injured 50 at a Vocational College in Crimea, Russian Officials Say

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 09:26

The student, a local man acting alone, killed himself after the attack

9-Year-Old Boy Helps Police Catch His Mother's Suspected Killer

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 09:22

“The 9-year-old made it clear that he wanted the man who killed his mother caught," the Clayton County Sheriff's Office said in a statement.

Yahoo News Explains: What Canada's cannabis legalization will look like

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 09:20

Here's what you need to know about Canada's recent legalization of cannabis.

Canada legalizes recreational cannabis

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 09:09

Canada became the first industrialized nation to legalize recreational cannabis on Wednesday, but a legal buzz will be hard to come by in its biggest cities. Some, including Toronto and Vancouver, will have no stores open.

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 09:02

This civilized off-roader is a true dual-purpose vehicle.

Elizabeth Warren Just Proved She Can’t Beat Donald Trump In 2020

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 08:32

The 2018 midterms are less than a month away but already the posturing to run

BMW presents X7 premium family SUV

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 08:25

German car manufacturer BMW has unveiled its new X7 seven-seater luxury SUV, due out in March 2019.

These award-winning wildlife photos will remind you just how beautiful nature really is

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 08:10

In a world of screens, it's easy to forget that we actually live on a lush green planet filled with diverse wild life.  But the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is here to remind you that nature will forever be more impressive and beautiful than even the most advanced CGI. SEE ALSO: 10 animals that hibernate, aside from bears This year's winner is a portrait of two golden snub-nosed monkeys. The photo, entitled "The Golden Couple," was shot by Dutch photographer Marsel van Oosten in the forest of China’s Qinling Mountains, the only habitat for this endangered species. The photo was selected because it celebrates "the majestic and otherworldly presence of nature, and reminds us of our crucial role in protecting it," Natural History Museum Director Sir Michael Dixon said in a press release sent to Mashable. Image: Marsel van oosten/wpy16-year old South African photographer Skye Meaker took the award for Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year with a photo of a leopard relaxing in Botswana. Image: Skye meaker/WPYOther winning photos in the competition are pretty impressive too. Like this photo of two mud-dauber wasps in Australia. Image:  Georgina Steytler/WPYOr this one of a treehopper mother and her babies in Ecuador.  Image: Javier Aznar González de Rueda/WPYThis beautiful jaguar in Mexico, too. Image:  Alejandro Prieto/WPYYou can see more of this year's award winning wildlife photos here. WATCH: 14 wonderfully strange names for groups of animals

Democratic Senate candidate would meet with Trump

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 08:01

Former Democratic Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen extended an olive branch to the president saying he'd like to work with Donald Trump in lowering the prices of prescription drugs in America.

O'Rourke attacks Cruz as 'dishonest' in testy 2nd Texas Senate debate

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 07:20

GOP Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke traded a number of sharp barbs in the second Texas Senate debate as the closely-watched comes to a close.

Many Floridians Still Lack Cell Service After Hurricane Michael

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 07:07

The Federal Communications Commission head said he plans to investigate the

Tesla secures Shanghai site for $2 billion China Gigafactory

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 06:30

Tesla Inc has signed an agreement with the Shanghai government for an 860,000 square metre plot of land to build its first overseas Gigafactory, the electric carmaker said in a Chinese social media post on Wednesday. The land agreement marks a key step towards the firm and its Chief Executive Elon Musk making cars locally in China for the fast-growing market, even as tariffs imposed by Beijing on U.S.-made goods have caused it to hike prices of its imported models. Tesla signed a long-anticipated deal with Shanghai authorities in July to build its first factory outside the United States, which would double the size of its global manufacturing and help lower the pricetag of Tesla cars sold in the world's largest auto market.

Chief Justice John Roberts Stresses Court's Independence After Kavanaugh Confirmation

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 06:15

Addressing the bitter, partisan battle over Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court

Laura Ingraham: Vote GOP Or Democrats Will Replace You With Immigrants

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 03:21

Fox News host Laura Ingraham used scare tactics about immigration to urge her

Canada braces for cannabis gold rush

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 22:35

When Canada legalizes recreational pot Wednesday, market watchers predict the birth of a new industry -- creating thousands of jobs, investor euphoria, a new tax source for governments and maybe even tourism. Hundreds of licensed growers have sprouted in anticipation of the end of pot prohibition, attracting major investment. In just the past year, the market capitalization of firms including Canopy Growth and Tilray has increased fivefold, to a total of more than US$10 billion on the New York stock market.