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Man Survives Shark Attack: 'He Bee-Lined Straight at Me'

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 13:58

It was the second shark attack that day.

The Latest: Blagojevich wife disappointed in court decision

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 13:49

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court refusing to take up Rod Blagojevich's appeal; (all times local):

The Latest: Russia praises Syrian air defenses after strikes

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 13:30

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local):

May, Macron face lawmakers angry over Syria strikes

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 13:03

British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday faced anger from lawmakers for conducting air strikes with the United States in Syria in both leaders' first major military actions since coming to power. May said lawmakers were right to hold her to account for her actions, after the premier proceeded with the strikes without prior parliamentary approval. Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called for new legislation to stop governments launching military action without lawmakers' backing in most circumstances.

Protests Erupt At Philly Starbucks Where 2 Black Men Were Arrested For 'Trespassing'

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:35

Protesters swarmed a Starbucks in Philadelphia on Monday, days after police

Seven inmates killed at South Carolina maximum security prison after hours of fighting

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:25

The Lee Correctional Institution houses about 1,500 inmates, some of South Carolina’s most violent and longest-serving offenders.

UK apologises to Caribbeans threatened with deportation

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:22

The British government on Monday apologised to Caribbean citizens who moved to Britain in the 1950s and 1960s and have been threatened with deportation, agreeing to meet 12 leaders of countries affected after initially turning them down. Prime Minister Theresa May's meeting on Tuesday will come ahead of a summit of Commonwealth leaders this week, after more than 140 British MPs demanded her government stop treating members of the Windrush generation as illegal migrants. "There is absolutely no question about their right to remain and I am very sorry for any confusion or anxiety felt," interior minister Amber Rudd told parliament during an emergency debate.

France's Macron won't 'break' Turkey-Russia alliance: Ankara

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:11

Turkey on Monday said French President Emmanuel Macron will be unable to "break" its partnership with Russia, after he argued the weekend's air strikes against the Syrian regime had driven a wedge between Ankara and Moscow. NATO allies, including France, have become wary of the flourishing friendship between Ankara and Moscow based on joint efforts to end the seven-year Syrian civil war.

How To Cook Eggs To Reduce Your Risk Of Salmonella

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:05

Nearly 207 million eggs have been recalled for fear of a salmonella outbreak,

Merkel's tougher Russia stance meets resistance in Germany

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:55

By Markus Wacket and Thomas Escritt BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Europe minister called on Monday for a new policy of easing tensions with Russia, adding to a chorus of voices pressing Chancellor Angela Merkel to moderate her hardened stance towards the Kremlin. The conservative chancellor swung behind Britain after the poison attack on a former Russian double agent in England last month, expelling four diplomats despite uneasiness among a political class that is wary of confrontation with Germany's giant eastern neighbour. Europe Minister Michael Roth, a member of the Social Democrat party (SPD), said that while the European Union needed a united front on Russia, sanctions should aim to bring Moscow to the negotiating table.

R. Kelly Accused Of 'Knowingly And Intentionally' Infecting Woman With STD

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:52

A woman told Dallas police R&B singer R. Kelly "knowingly and intentionally"

EPA Spending On Scott Pruitt's Soundproof Phone Booth Broke Federal Law, Government Watchdog Finds

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:43

Scott Pruitt, the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, broke the law

Inmate Says He Saw Bodies Stack Up During Deadly South Carolina Prison Riot

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:41

He said correctional officers didn't do anything to stop the violence or check on the injured

Allegiant Airlines' Stock Is in a Nosedive After a Scathing '60 Minutes' Report About its Safety Practices

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:24

The airline's safety practices are being called into question

The Best Convertibles Under $50,000

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:00

Boy unearths legendary king Bluetooth's trove who brought Christianity to Denmark

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 10:44

A 13-year-old boy and an amateur archaeologist have unearthed a "significant" treasure trove in Germany which may have belonged to the legendary Danish king Harald Bluetooth who brought Christianity to Denmark. Rene Schoen and his student Luca Malaschnitschenko were looking for treasure using metal detectors in January on northern Ruegen island when they chanced upon what they initially thought was a worthless piece of aluminium. But upon closer inspection, they realised that it was a shimmering piece of silver, German media reported. A dig covering 400 square metres (4,300 square feet) that finally started over the weekend by the regional archaeology service has since uncovered a trove believed linked to the Danish king who reigned from around 958 to 986. Braided necklaces, pearls, brooches, a Thor's hammer, rings and up to 600 chipped coins were found, including more than 100 that date back to Bluetooth's era. Amateur archaeologist Rene Schoen, left, and 13-year-old student Luca Malaschnichenko at the dig where the coins were found Credit: STEFAN SAUER/ DPA "This trove is the biggest single discovery of Bluetooth coins in the southern Baltic sea region and is therefore of great significance," lead archaeologist Michael Schirren told national news agency DPA. The oldest coin found in the trove is a Damascus dirham dating to 714 while the most recent is a penny dating to 983. The find suggests that the treasure may have been buried in the late 980s - also the period when Bluetooth was known to have fled to Pomerania where he died in 987. "We have here the rare case of a discovery that appears to corroborate historical sources," said archaeologist Detlef Jantzen. Bluetooth is credited with unifying Denmark. The Viking-born king also turned his back on old Norse religion and introduced Christianity to the Nordic country. But he was forced to flee to Pomerania after a rebellion led by his son Sven Gabelbart. Bluetooth's lasting legacy is found today in smartphones and laptops - the wireless Bluetooth technology is named after him, and the symbol is composed of the two Runes spelling out his initials R. B.

John Stamos Welcomes First Child Named After Late Father

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 10:33

Everybody's favorite uncle just became a dad.

US warns more airstrikes on Syria possible

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 10:25

Israel is closely monitoring the events in Syria in the aftermath of the U.S. airstrikes; David Lee Miller reports from Golan Heights, Israel near the Syrian border.