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Striking a pose – Trump makes his United Nations debut

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:38

President Donald Trump made his debut at the United Nations taking his complaints about the world body straight to the source.

Trump lawyers dish on Russia probe at steakhouse as NYT reporter listens in

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:29

Two of President Trump’s lawyers were overheard by a New York Times reporter “loudly discussing” the Russia investigation at a Washington, D.C., steakhouse next to the newspaper’s D.C. bureau. The conversation led to a front-page story about tension within Trump’s legal team.

Mario Batali Thinks It's A Bad Idea To Increase The Minimum Wage

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:28

Mario Batali, the man behind the Eataly empire, owner of several restaurants across the globe and the person responsible for buying most of the world’s orange Crocs, thinks the minimum wage increase is a bad idea for the restaurant industry.

Kellyanne Conway knocks Emmys for show’s digs at Trump

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:24

Appearing on “Fox & Friends” Monday, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway criticized Sunday's Emmys telecast, agreeing with a host who called it a "political rally."

This Couple Eloped At Asheville City Hall, And They're So Glad They Did

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 10:34

Amanda Magee first met her now-husband Sean five years ago while working at the department store Belk in Mooresville, North Carolina.

Syria troops closer to besieging IS after crossing key river

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 10:12

Syrian government troops came closer Monday to encircling the Islamic State group in a pocket of Deir Ezzor city after crossing the adjacent Euphrates River, Moscow and a monitoring group said. Russian-backed Syrian forces are trying to tighten the noose on jihadists still inside the city on the river's western bank. On Monday, elite Syrian troops crossed the river, Russia's defence ministry said.

Two DACAmented Dreamers, In Alaska And Texas, On Fighting To Stay Home

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 09:20

Welcome to ”The Story We Share,” a series of Q&As that profile two people with similar identities ― but who live in very different places.

28 Hilarious Parenting Hacks From Crafty Moms And Dads

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 09:00

Parenthood has a way of bringing out people’s crafty sides.

15 Honest Quotes About Fatherhood From Jason Sudeikis

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 09:00

Jason Sudeikis is learning the ins and outs of parenting.

Bulldog Shot Dead After Attacking Two Teen Girls

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 08:24

A black American bulldog attacked two girls near the OD Tobacco and Grocery on Wyckoff Avenue and Weirfield Street in Ridgewood, New York, on Sept. 17, 2017.

Philippines: 3 Marawi siege leaders dead, 2 still fighting

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 07:13

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine military chief said Monday that three leaders of Islamic State-linked militants who besieged a southern city have been killed in months of fighting but two others, including one of Asia's most wanted terror suspects, were still alive and leading a final stand.

Woman sprayed at with acid in Marseille forgives attacker in Facebook post

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 06:32

A woman who, along with three friends, was sprayed at with acid while on holiday in Marseille, has posted a message of forgiveness on Facebook for her attacker. Courtney Siverling was targeted by “psychologically disturbed” attacker in Marseille’s main railway station yesterday in an attack which left two of her friends with facial burns. Although she was uninjured, she was treated for shock. The young woman wrote on Facebook: "Thank you so much to everyone who has reached out to see if I'm ok and/or has been praying for us. I did not receive any injuries from the attack in Marseille this morning and we are all safe. The French police and the U.S. Consulate have been wonderful and we are so thankful for that. "I pray that the attacker would be healed from her mental illness in the name of Jesus and receive the forgiveness and salvation that can only come from Him. "'This I declare about the Lord: He alone is my refuge, my place of safety; he is my God, and I trust him.' Psalm 91:2". Michelle Krug, who was also targeted in the attack, asked for her Facebook friends to pray for the attacker. She wrote: "I want you all to know that my friends and I are doing okay. To fill in those who have not heard, three of my friends and I were attacked this morning at a Marseille train station by a woman suffering from a mental illness. She threw a weak solution of hydrochloric acid at us from a water bottle, which got in one of my eyes and one of my friend's eyes. We were all treated at a local hospital and are anticipating a quick recovery. "I ask that if you send thoughts and prayers our way, please consider thinking about/praying for our attacker so that she may receive the help she needs and deserves. Mental illness is not a choice and should not be villainized. "I'd like to thank the US Consulate, French police, and all of the wonderful people who helped us today and made us feel safe. "Looking forward to continuing this incredible opportunity to live and study in France!" What to do in an acid attack 01:20 The four women were Boston College juniors in their early 20s taking part in study abroad programmes, with three in the French capital and a fourth based in Copenhagen, Denmark. They were named by their university as Courtney Siverling, Charlotte Kaufman, Michelle Krug and Kelsey Kosten.    The director of the Boston College's Office of International Programs, Nick Gozik, said the women have been released from the hospital and "it appears that the students are fine, considering the circumstances". Police arrested a 41-year-old woman immediately after the attack at about 9am local time, judicial sources said. She was said to have a history of mental illness and a police record for theft. The victims, in their early 20s, were rushed to hospital and discharged later in the day. One suffered a partial loss of vision in one eye.  The assailant, who reportedly used a canister of cleaning fluid containing hydrochloric acid, told detectives that she herself had been attacked with acid when she was younger. She stayed in the station after the attack and showed photographs of herself with burns, La Provence newspaper reported.    

UN gives top prize to Chibok girls negotiator

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 06:01

A Nigerian lawyer who helped secure the release of more than 100 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram was on Monday awarded one of the United Nations' top prizes. The UNHCR said Zannah Mustapha was given the annual Nansen award for his "crucial mediating" role as well as his work helping children affected by the long-running conflict. Last year's recipients of the award were more than 2,000 volunteers who saved the lives of thousands of migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe.

How To Make The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies, According To 5 Expert Bakers

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 06:00

There’s no cookie more universally loved than the chocolate chip cookie, so we all owe it to ourselves to bake the best darn chocolate chip cookies we can possibly make ― for us, for our friends and family, and for the dignity of the chocolate chip cookie itself.

Photo Of Rohingya Woman Mourning Her Dead Infant Underscores Worsening Crisis

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 05:52

The bloodshed overtaking Myanmar’s Rakhine state forced Hamida, a Rohingya Muslim, to run from her homeland last week.

Christian 'Researcher' Claims The Rapture Starts On Saturday

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 05:34

The name Elohim, which is the name of God to the Jews, was mentioned 33 times [in the Bible],” Meade told the newspaper. Meade believes global catastrophes will be caused by a secret planet called Nibiru passing the Earth on Saturday. “Nibiru and other stories about wayward planets are an Internet hoax,” the space agency said on its website a few years ago when similar doomsday predictions went viral.

First Images of London Bomb Suspect Emerge

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 05:10

Police arrested the suspect, the second to be probed under counter-terror laws over Friday's bomb, in west London on Saturday.

Police Face Scrutiny Over Georgia Student Shooting

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 03:51

Schultz was shot and killed in a confrontation with police at a Georgia university campus on Saturday.

Donald Trump Is Demanding An Apology. Don Lemon Has The Perfect Response.

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 02:44

President Donald Trump demanded an apology from ESPN after the network’s Jemele Hill called him a “white supremacist.”