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Chief justice stresses independence in Minnesota speech

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 22:30

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts on Tuesday stressed the need for the judicial branch to remain independent, taking note of the tumultuous debate over the confirmation of Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh to say that the high court makes mistakes when it yields to political pressures.

Nevada legal pimp, candidate, star of HBO series found dead

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 22:01

PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — Dennis Hof, a pimp who gained notoriety for an HBO series about his brothel business and who fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate for the state Legislature, was found dead hours after his extended-weekend 72nd birthday bash, authorities said Tuesday.

New Finds From RH

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 20:00

Saudi Princes Were Already Worried. The Khashoggi Scandal May Cause Full-Scale Panic.

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 19:09

As criticism of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman following the

Sears' bankruptcy will have ripple effect, not all of it bad

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 18:17

NEW YORK (AP) — Sears' Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing will have ripple effects on everything from landlords to suppliers to workers.

The 2019 BMW X7 Is the Biggest Bimmer SUV Ever

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 18:01

With its new three-row family hauler, BMW finally shows it understands that more is more when it comes to luxury SUVs.

Cops Won't Charge Students Accused Of Making Cookies With Human Ashes

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 16:57

Two students accused of baking cookies with human ashes and feeding them to

Jared Kushner 'deeply involved' in White House response to Khashoggi’s disappearance

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:48

Jared Kushner is leveraging his close relationship with the Saudi crown prince to facilitate communication between the White House and the Gulf kingdom.

Mike Pompeo Looks Ready To Accept Saudi Arabia's Spin On Jamal Khashoggi's Fate

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 14:53

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo traveled to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday ostensibly

2019 Chevrolet Blazer Prices Start Under $30,000 but Get Expensive Quickly

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 14:49

The "Blazer" is back, although it's not what you might have been expecting.

Who Cares About the J-20, F-35 or Su-57: Why the F-15, F-16 and Su-27 Aren't Going Anywhere

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 14:48

Why those old 4th generation fighters will be around for a long time. 

A guide to Canada's legal cannabis

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 14:38

Canada on Wednesday will become the second country in the world to legalize recreational cannabis, five years after Uruguay. The legislation leaves it to the 13 provinces and territories to organize sales and distribution, and some are taking slightly different approaches. Households will also be allowed to grow up to four cannabis plants, except in Quebec and Manitoba, where this will be prohibited.

Sean Hannity Said He 'Never Heard Of' Proud Boys But Had Member On His Show In 2017

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 14:34

Sean Hannity said on his radio show on Monday that he had never heard of the

Deadly train derailment in Morocco

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 14:03

At least seven people were killed and about 80 injured when a train was derailed near the Moroccan capital Rabat on Tuesday morning, a medical source said. “Some people lost their arms and legs in the accident,” the medical source there said. Relatives of the victims wept at the hospital.Some cases were treated at the Mohammed V military hospital in Rabat, state news agency MAP reported.

Ohio Haunted House Employees Suspended After Allegedly Staging Mock Rape

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 13:46

Ryan Carr and his girlfriend, Sarah Lelonek, were shocked when the scene unfolded at the Akron haunted house.

Democrats In Key House Races Boast Massive Fundraising Advantage

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 12:51

Democrats enjoy significant fundraising advantages in dozens of House contests

It's slow cooker season: Save $49 on this 3-in-1 model by Cuisinart, on sale at Walmart

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 12:31

Some of the best things are worth waiting for.  That's especially true when it comes to food. After all, do you really want to know what pulled pork tastes like when it's been rushed? (Here's a hint: it's not very good.) SEE ALSO: 9 of the best travel coffee mugs for your daily caffeine fix Even simple dishes, like mac and cheese, can become a masterpiece when you take it slow and low. But to pull this off, you're gonna need a great slow cooker. This Cuisinart 4-Quart 3-in-1 Multicooker is available at Walmart for $79.99, which is $49 off the original $129 price tag — and an excellent deal. It features streamlined controls that can easily jump between brown/sauté, slow cook, and steaming at the push of a button. You'll also be able to preset the times and temperatures for each, plus there's a big and bright LCD display to make programming things so much easier. Just imagine how much you'll use this baby come Thanksgiving. Image: Cuisinart Cuisinart 4-Quart 3-in-1 Multicooker Cook Central — $79.99 See Details

Larry Nassar Survivors Rail Against New Head Of USA Gymnastics

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 12:28

UPDATE: 4:45 p.m. ― Mary Bono announced Tuesday that she is resigning after

German police say Cologne hostage-taker was Syrian man

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 12:13

A man who took a woman hostage in Cologne on Monday was a 55-year-old Syrian who was granted asylum in Germany, police said, adding he was in a coma after being shot several times. This could have caused a "huge" explosion, Senior Cologne police official Klaus-Stephan Becker told a news conference. Witness statements suggested the man, who arrived in Germany in March 2015, had links to Islamic State, though no evidence to support that had been found, Becker said.

J&J applauds U.S. proposal on drug prices in TV ads

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 11:56

(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson applauded a U.S. government proposal requiring drugmakers to include price of medicines in television ads, Chief Financial Officer Joseph Wolk said in a CNBC interview on Tuesday. The company's comment comes a day after U.S. government had sought such a move as part of its effort to increase pressure on drugmakers to lower costs. (This story has been refilled to correct to "applauds" from "agrees" in headline, paragraph 1) (Reporting by Ankur Banerjee in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)