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6 Bad Carbs That Are Actually Good For You

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:20

Some natural foods that rank high in carbohydrates can also provide essential nutrients. Here’s a list of our favorites.


Clinton: Trump's bathroom quip showed he's a 'very emotionally strange man'

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:16

Clinton offered a scathing analysis of Trump’s psyche during a Monday interview with NPR’s Terry Gross, calling him “a very emotionally strange man.”


The 9 Worst Travel Trends of All Time

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:59


Alabama Senate Candidate Roy Moore Laments Racial Divisions Between 'Reds' And 'Yellows'

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:40

Alabama Senate GOP candidate Roy Moore appeared to use racially insensitive language to refer to Native Americans and Asian-Americans, according to footage obtained by The Hill newspaper on Monday.


Amid Cheating Claims, Kevin Hart's Ex Claims He Was With Current Wife While Still Married to Her

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:39

Inside Edition spoke exclusively to Hart's ex-wife, Torrei.


Immigration Activists Protest Pelosi Over Trump Deal: 'We Are Not Your Bargaining Chip'

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:37

A group of young undocumented immigrants interrupted an event hosted by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)


Arizona Governor Endorses Obamacare Repeal, In Apparent Message To John McCain

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:24

Arizona’s governor has endorsed a last-minute effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act, potentially giving a key skeptic of past repeal efforts, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), more reason to vote yes this time.


Police release man questioned over slayings of two black men in 'possibly racially motivated' crimes

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:01

A man questioned about two possibly racially-motivated homicides in Baton Rouge, Louisiana has been released on bail after a drug arrest, reports say. Mr Gleason was arrested on suspicion of drug possession unrelated to the killings. Kenneth Gleason, 23, posted his $3,500 bail and was released from prison, according to the Advocate, a newspaper in Baton Rouge.


Three dead, 16 hurt after buses collide in New York City

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 14:53

Three people were killed and at least 16 injured when a New York City transit bus and a tour bus collided early on Monday in the city's borough of Queens, spinning around before slamming into a building, fire officials said. Firefighters pulled passengers from the wreckage after the city bus collided with a Dahlia tour bus in the Flushing neighborhood shortly after 6 a.m. EDT (1000 GMT), according to the New York City Fire Department. The tour bus was traveling east on Northern Boulevard when the city bus, which was carrying 15 passengers, tried to make a right turn on the same street, police said.


Climate change not as threatening to planet as previously thought, new research suggests

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 14:15

Climate change poses less of an immediate threat to the planet than previously thought because scientists got their modelling wrong, a new study has found. New research by British scientists reveals the world is being polluted and warming up less quickly than 10-year-old forecasts predicted, giving countries more time to get a grip on their carbon output. An unexpected “revolution” in affordable renewable energy has also contributed to the more positive outlook. Experts now say there is a two-in-three chance of keeping global temperatures within 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels, the ultimate goal of the 2015 Paris Agreement. Paris climate change deal: Moment agreement announced 00:55 They also condemned the “overreaction” to the US’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord, announced by Donald Trump in June, saying it is unlikely to make a significant difference. According to the models used to draw up the agreement, the world ought now to be 1.3 degrees above the mid-19th-Century average, whereas the most recent observations suggest it is actually between 0.9 to 1 degree above. We're in the midst of an energy revolution and it's happening faster than we thoughtProfessor Michael Grubb, University College London The discrepancy means nations could continue emitting carbon dioxide at the current rate for another 20 years before the target was breached, instead of the three to five predicted by the previous model. “When you are talking about a budget of 1.5 degrees, then a 0.3 degree difference is a big deal”, said Professor Myles Allen, of Oxford University and one of the authors of the new study. Published in the journal Nature Geoscience, it suggests that if polluting peaks and then declines to below current levels before 2030 and then continue to drop more sharply, there is a 66 per cent chance of global average temperatures staying below 1.5 degrees. The goal was yesterday described as “very ambitious” but “physically possible”. Another reason the climate outlook is less bleak than previously thought is stabilising emissions, particularly in China. A revolution in renewable energy has improved the picture Credit: PA Renewable energy has also enjoyed more use than was predicted. China has now acquired more than 100 gigawatts of solar cells, 25 per cent of which in the last six months, and in the UK, offshore wind has turned out to cost far less than expected. Professor Michael Grubb, from University College London, had previously described the goals agreed at Paris in 2015 as “incompatible with democracy”. Outrage at Trump's withdrawal from Paris climate agreement 01:54 But yesterday he said: "We're in the midst of an energy revolution and it's happening faster than we thought, which makes it much more credible for governments to tighten the offer they put on the table at Paris." He added that President Trump’s withdrawal from the agreement would not be significant because “The White House’s position doesn’t have much impact on US emissions". “The smaller constituencies - cities, businesses, states - are just saying they’re getting on with it, partly for carbon reduction, but partly because there’s this energy revolution and they don’t want to be left behind.” At a glance | Paris climate accord The new research was published as the Met Office announced that a “slowdown” in the rate of global temperature rises reported over roughly the first decade of this century was now over. The organisation said the slowdown in rising air temperatures between 1999 and 2014 happened as a result of a natural cycle in the Pacific, which led to the ocean circulation speeding up, causing it to pull heat down in the deeper ocean away from the atmosphere. However, that cycle has now ended. Claire Perry, the climate change and industry minister, claimed Britain had already demonstrated that tackling climate change and running a strong economy could go “hand in hand”. “How is the time to build on our strengths and cement our position as a global hub for investment in clean growth,” she said.


Are Nicole Kidman's Scientologist children forbidden to speak to her? Emmys speech leads to speculation

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 14:02

Nicole Kidman's impassioned acceptance speech was one of the highlights of the Emmys -- but careful listeners noticed something both telling and troubling.


Correction: Georgia Tech Student Killed story

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 13:38

ATLANTA (AP) — In a story Sept. 17 about the death of Georgia Tech student Scout Schultz, The Associated Press incorrectly quoted Schultz's mother as saying her oldest child had twice attempted suicide. Lynne Schultz told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Schultz had attempted suicide two years ago.


Family Wants Answers After Georgia Tech Police Kill LGBTQ Campus Leader

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 13:34

Family members of Georgia Tech student Scout Schultz say they plan to file a civil rights lawsuit after the 21-year-old was fatally shot by campus police on Saturday night.


Israel gets first joint US military base

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 13:30

Israel on Monday inaugurated with its US ally a joint missile defence base on Israeli soil, the first ever, a senior Israeli air force officer said. The new facility, at an undisclosed location in southern Israel, was announced as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was due to meet US President Donald Trump in New York on the fringes of the UN General Assembly. "We inaugurated, with our partners from the United States Army, an American base, for the first time in Israel," Brigadier General Tzvika Heimowitz, head of Israeli missile defences, told journalists.


Family Of Chicago Teen Found Dead In Hotel Freezer Demands FBI Investigation

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 13:07

Family and friends of Kenneka Jenkins, a teenager found dead last week in the freezer of a Chicago-area hotel, want the FBI to investigate after local police said they don’t suspect foul play.


Putin watches as Russia intensifies war games that have rattled West

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:53

By Andrew Osborn MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin observed Russia's biggest war games in years on Monday, watching as his forces successfully repelled an imaginary enemy and launched a tank-led counter offensive, part of an exercise that has rattled the West. NATO officials say they are monitoring the "Zapad-2017" ("West-2017") war games with "calm and confidence", but many are unnerved about what they see as Moscow testing its ability to wage war against the West. Russia says the exercise is rehearsing a purely defensive scenario.


St. Louis Police Chant 'Whose Streets? Our Streets!' After Arresting Protesters

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:52

A refrain commonly chanted by Black Lives Matter activists was shouted Sunday night by St. Louis police officers as law enforcement officials arrested more than 80 people during the city’s third night of unrest. The phrase was chanted twice, reported David Carson, a photographer for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.


US Navy Fires Two Commanders After Deadly Sea Collision

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:58

Collisions involving U.S. navy vessels are historically rare, but there have been four incidents over the past year or so.  


Trump Still Hasn't Officially Declared The Opioid Crisis A National Emergency

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:39

WASHINGTON ― More than a month after President Donald Trump unexpectedly announced that he would declare a national emergency on the opioid crisis, he has yet to make it official.


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