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03:59 2019-10-15

Fort Worth police officer jailed on murder charge after resigning in shooting that killed woman in home The family of a black woman who was shot and killed by a white Fort Worth police officer over the weekend wants him to be fired, “vigorously prosecuted” and then “appropriately sentenced,” their attorney announced Monday....
03:42 2019-10-15

Damaged cranes hampering rescue efforts in partially collapsed New Orleans Hard Rock hotel Rescue crews in New Orleans were still searching for a missing worker in the area where a Hard Rock Hotel and Casino building under construction partially collapsed and expressed concerns about two heavily damaged cranes that were in danger of fallin...
03:42 2019-10-15

The aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis – in pictures Japan’s Typhoon Hagibis made landfall south of Tokyo on Saturday evening with heavy rain, which flooded the city and surrounding areas. The death toll has reached 36 and many people are still missing. Emergency workers swung into action, with helicop...
01:42 2019-10-15

The last of Australia's windmill mechanics – in pictures Seventy‑one‑year‑old Owen Tydd is one of the last windmill repairmen in Australia. He has been called upon by thousands of farmers across New South Wales and beyond to repair and install windmills for the past 30 years. He calls himself a windmill me...
01:42 2019-10-15

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's passionate speech on climate change – video US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gave a speech at a global mayors event on Friday, highlighting that the world's most advanced and richest economies are failing to take sufficient steps to combat climate change. Ocasio-Cortez's voice began t...
01:42 2019-10-15

US briefing: Syria conflict, Trump shooting video and #MeToo at two Monday’s top story: Syrian and Turkish forces on a collision course in Kurdish territory. Plus, the nepotism and partisanship crisis in the US civil serviceSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today...
01:42 2019-10-15

Is Fortnite down? Is it just hype? And is it all Elon Musk's fault? Millions of players just watched as their favourite online multiplayer game was hit by an asteroid and turned into a black hole. One Guardian staffer asked another to explain it ... quicklyJosh, my Twitter is flooded with people mourning the loss of ...
01:42 2019-10-15

Ecuador protests end after deal struck with indigenous leaders President cancels austerity package that sparked weeks of violent street demonstrationsEcuador’s president, Lenín Moreno, has struck a deal with indigenous leaders to cancel a disputed austerity package and end nearly two weeks of protests that have ...
01:42 2019-10-15

No time left for Brexit deal before EU summit, says Finnish PM Talks continue but agreement of legal text for leaders to approve looks unlikelyBoris Johnson’s hopes of sealing a Brexit deal before an EU summit on Thursday have been dealt a blow after Finland’s prime minister said he believed time had run out.As ...
01:42 2019-10-15

Violent clashes over Catalan separatist leaders' prison terms Chaos at Barcelona airport as protesters react to sentencing over 2017 bid for independence Catalan independence: what is the story?Key figures in the independence pushThe Catalan independence crisis erupted again on Monday as police and protesters c...
01:42 2019-10-15

US seizes only two British Isis prisoners in Syria, leaving others Despite earlier briefings that 40 were taken, only ‘Beatles’ duo said to be under US controlUS forces in north-east Syria have been able to seize only two British Islamic State prisoners despite previous briefings that they intended to forcibly take ...
01:42 2019-10-15

Attack in western Mexico leaves more than a dozen police killed ‘Armed civilians’ shoot state officers executing a judicial orderMichoacán state has seen recent spike in violenceAt least 13 police officers were killed and three injured on Monday by gunmen in the western state of Michoacán, a region where violence...
01:42 2019-10-15

Workers making £88 Lululemon leggings claim they are beaten Exclusive: Upmarket brand, which has just launched UN partnership, opens investigation as female labourers in Bangladesh factory say they suffer regular abuseLululemon, an athleisure brand whose £88 leggings are worn by celebrities and Instagram infl...
01:42 2019-10-15

Queen's speech reveals tougher jail terms and end to free movement Speech previews Tory election manifesto, with third of bills related to post-Brexit plansFollow the latest developments - liveThe government has announced a proposed legislative programme dominated by post-Brexit bills and a renewed focus on law and ...
01:42 2019-10-15

Typhoon Hagibis: 110,000 join rescue effort as survivors tell of 'incredible' storm Nations counts its losses after deadly storm dumped 40% of average annual rainfall in some areasMore than 110,000 rescuers were searching for survivors in Japan in the wake of super-typhoon Hagibis, which has already claimed 40 lives.The storm, which...
01:42 2019-10-15

National Coming Out Day marked by worry over supreme court LGBTQ case Court is considering workplace discrimination protections Opinion: Will the court protect gay and trans people’s rights?National Coming Out Day festivities across the US were tempered this year by anxiety that some LGBTQ people may have to go back in...
01:42 2019-10-15

Pompeo suggests reporter 'working for Democrats' after impeachment grilling Titans of American journalism Rather and Mitchell join praise of Nancy Amons after Nashville reporter stuns secretary of stateOpinion: Rudy Giuliani is Donald Trump’s real secretary of stateThe secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, suffered embarrassment ...
01:42 2019-10-15

Jayme Closs 'reclaiming her life' as she marks first anniversary of abduction Wisconsin girl whose parents were fatally shot before she was held captive for 88 days is ‘moving forward courageously’, attorney saidJayme Closs, the Wisconsin girl whose parents were fatally shot before she was kidnapped and held captive for 88 day...
01:42 2019-10-15

'We have no secrets': NBC News denies hiding Matt Lauer's alleged sexual misconduct Journalist Ronan Farrow claims in his new book that the company sought to cover up Lauer’s behaviorNBC News has hit back at accusations by the journalist Ronan Farrow that management knew of and took steps to hide sexual misconduct by the news anchor...
01:42 2019-10-15

Sulli, K-pop star and actor, found dead aged 25 The singer and former f(x) member, who was the victim of online bullying, had severe depression, according to policeThe K-pop star and actor Sulli has been found dead at the age of 25. Police said that the celebrity, born Choi Jin-ri, was discovered ...
01:42 2019-10-15

How Robert Pattinson became an unlikely arthouse superstar Twilight’s high school heartthrob has became an indie mainstay but will his newfound niche survive after he takes on the role of Batman?Robert Pattinson has given better performances in better films than The Rover, yet it’s a brief scene from David M...
01:42 2019-10-15

El Camino: is the Breaking Bad movie worth the wait? Discuss with spoilers The long-awaited return of Jesse Pinkman has landed on Netflix, along with some other surprise characters … This article contains major spoilersThe past weekend saw the much-anticipated release of El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie on Netflix. As we kne...
01:42 2019-10-15

Zoë Kravitz to play Catwoman opposite Robert Pattinson's Batman The Big Little Lies star landed the role of Selina Kyle in a new take on the DC superheroZoë Kravitz has landed the role of Catwoman in The Batman, a new take on the dark DC superhero.The Big Little Lies star will play Selina Kyle and her alter ego a...
01:42 2019-10-15

John Oliver on Trump’s weather agency pick: ‘Allow me to make a forecast – bullshit’ Last Week Tonight looks at the ‘absolutely incredible’ National Weather Service and the CEO Trump nominated to lead itOn Last Week Tonight, John Oliver embraced a topic crucial to public safety and long elevator rides: the weather. Specifically, the ...
01:42 2019-10-15

What is the truth about vaping? Jamie Doward and Max Sanderson join Anushka Asthana to navigate a way through the haze of the debate around vaping. Is it really safe? Plus: Frances Perraudin on the anniversary of #metoo – what has really changed after two years of the campaign agai...
01:42 2019-10-15

St Pauli part company with player who voiced support of Turkey’s invasion • Turkish midfielder Cenk Sahin had praised ‘heroic military’• Sentiments run counter to club’s values, say German clubThe Turkish midfielder Cenk Sahin has been released by St Pauli following an Instagram post in support of his country’s invasion of...
01:42 2019-10-15

England crush Bulgaria 6-0 but racist chants force stoppages in qualifier Given the history and given the buildup, in which claim and counter-claim had raised the temperature around this Euro 2020 qualifier, it was easy to fear the worst. But when it did happen, when the monkey chants towards Tyrone Mings started from a se...
01:42 2019-10-15

A black woman was shot and killed by police in her house. We need real justice | Derecka Purnell Justice for Atatiana Jefferson can’t be about locking up guilty police officers. We need to be more ambitious than thatLast month, a judge sentenced former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger to 10 years in prison for entering the wrong apartment in h...
01:42 2019-10-15

The Guardian view on the Queen’s speech: show without substance | Editorial The government talks up the UK’s bright, post-Brexit future but its populist policies threaten to take the country backwardsRarely has the elaborately costumed pageant of the state opening of parliament looked less in keeping with the status of the l...
01:42 2019-10-15

Trump is right to take troops out of Syria. Now they must leave Iraq and Afghanistan | Simon Jenkins The president’s motive for abandoning the Kurds is unclear, but the continued US presence in foreign wars is a disasterDonald Trump is right to extricate the US from Syria. American troops have no strategic reason to be in that country. If they staye...
01:42 2019-10-15

Nepotism and partisanship in the US civil service is reaching a crisis point | Preet Bharara Here is how we can reform the political appointments process to protect government decision-making from political patronage or nepotismLong before President Donald Trump lied about the path of a hurricane and threatened the leadership at the National...
01:42 2019-10-15

Trump and Syria: the worst week for US foreign policy since the Iraq invasion? A close ally is abandoned, and Isis is regrouping. The speed of the unravelling is breathtakingIn the week since Donald Trump’s fateful phone conversation with Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the US has entirely abandoned the Kurds, its most effective allies i...
01:42 2019-10-15

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo share Booker prize 2019 Judging panel break rules in choosing The Testaments and Girl, Woman, Other as joint winnersResponse: Booker judges try to have it both waysThe judges of this year’s Booker prize have “explicitly flouted” the rules of the august literary award to cho...
01:42 2019-10-15

Vile and disturbing Sofia spectacle will live long in sporting infamy | Barney Ronay England should take great credit for their response to a toxic atmosphere that led to two stoppages for racist chanting on a wretched night for footballWelcome to the new world. This was a miserable occasion on a miserable night, in a miserable stadi...
01:42 2019-10-15

Iranian students barred from US: lost money, broken dreams, no answers They had been accepted to prestigious postgraduate programs, many in California, but they got no further than the airportOn 9 September, Milad Aghajohari and much of his extended family piled into cars and drove six hours from Isfahan to Tehran’s int...
01:42 2019-10-15

Harry Dunn's parents give tearful account of finding dying son to US TV Parents of teenager killed in road accident say they will only meet US diplomat’s wife if she commits to UK returnThe parents of Harry Dunn have given their first US TV interview, recounting the death of their son in a road accident as part of a camp...
01:42 2019-10-15

Jeremy Corbyn hits out at 'farcical' Queen's speech Labour leader suggests party is ready to back election once no-deal Brexit danger is overLatest politics news – live updatesJeremy Corbyn has condemned the government’s planned legislative programme outlined in the Queen’s speech as “a farce”, as he ...
01:42 2019-10-15

'I realised we live in a chauvinist culture': Pharrell denounces Blurred Lines In an interview, Williams says he has now realised the song, made with Robin Thicke, contributed to sexism Pharrell Williams has distanced himself from Blurred Lines, his 2013 collaboration with Robin Thicke, which provoked controversy for its depict...
01:42 2019-10-15

Harold Bloom, author and literary critic, dies at age 89 He prided himself on making scholarly topics accessible to readers and wrote the bestsellers The Western Canon and The Book of JHarold Bloom, the eminent critic and Yale professor whose seminal The Anxiety of Influence and melancholy regard for liter...
01:42 2019-10-15

Cancer-causing chemical found in WeWork phone booths In latest headache for cash-strapped company, WeWork says it has closed about 2,300 phone booths amid formaldehyde scareWeWork, the cash-strapped office-sharing company, has a new problem that may prove costly. It has closed about 2,300 phone booths ...
01:42 2019-10-15

Self-reported suicide attempts among black US teens rising, study finds Researchers found a 73% increase for black boys and girls in high school who took surveyed between 1991 and 2017Self-reported suicide attempts among black American teenagers are on the rise, according to a study published Monday.While the number of s...
01:42 2019-10-15

Boris Johnson wins more backing from MPs for Brexit deal Eurosceptics and Labour MPs indicate they could back prime minister’s deal if he clinches agreement in Brussels Boris Johnson is edging towards the parliamentary numbers needed to pass a Brexit deal after more hardline Eurosceptics and pro-deal Labou...
01:42 2019-10-15

Outcry after Trump fails to condemn fake video of him shooting opponents Doctored clip taken from Kingsman shows president attacking CNN and politicians including Bernie Sanders and John McCainSlamming journalists to the floor, attacking the most senior black congresswoman and shooting critics in the face. These are not s...
01:42 2019-10-15

Fiona Hill testifies about Trump's decision to oust ambassador to Ukraine Testimony could add to allegations of wrongdoing by TrumpTrump renews call for whistleblower to be unmasked – liveThe fourth week of the impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump opened with testimony before Congress by the kind of witness who has cre...
01:42 2019-10-15

Fort Worth officer who shot woman dead in her home resigns Atatiana Jefferson, 28, killed as she played video gamesPolice chief says officer Aaron Dean may face chargesThe family of Atatiana Jefferson called on Monday for the prosecution of the Fort Worth police officer who shot her dead inside her bedroom a...
01:42 2019-10-15

Trump authorizes sanctions on Turkey as Syria conflict intensifies – live Mike Pence said Trump has asked Turkey to stop invasion into northern Syria and begin immediate ceasefireSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 12.09am BST Former vice president and 2020 candidate Joe Biden said of Donald Trump in an ev...
01:42 2019-10-15

Man allegedly walks 351 miles for sex with teen, who was undercover cop A convicted pedophile from Indiana was busted for trying to have sex with a 14-year-old girl — after walking 351 miles to meet her, according to authorities....
01:42 2019-10-15

Alabama Amber Alert: Police detain man for questioning after 3-year-old taken from birthday party A person of interest was taken into custody Sunday night in the case of a 3-year-old Alabama girl believed to have been abducted from a birthday party this weekend – but the child's whereabouts remain a mystery....
01:42 2019-10-15

'Bored' Wisconsin security guard handcuffs himself, forgets key at home: police A Wisconsin security guard had to call police for help last week because he couldn't break free from his restraints after handcuffing himself because he said he was "bored."...
01:42 2019-10-15

Fort Worth police officer accused of shooting, killing black woman has resigned, chief says The family of a black woman who was shot and killed by a white Fort Worth police officer over the weekend wants him to be fired, “vigorously prosecuted” and then “appropriately sentenced,” their attorney announced Monday....
01:42 2019-10-15

New York teens killed when Porsche falls over overpass, crashes on train tracks below Two teenagers were killed in New York on Sunday after the Porsche they were riding in hit another car, careened off an overpass and slammed into the train tracks below, police said....
01:42 2019-10-15

California brain surgeon accused of child sex abuse found dead in jail cell: reports A California neurosurgeon facing trial for alleged child sex crimes was reportedly found dead in his jail cell Sunday morning in a suspected suicide....
01:42 2019-10-15

Chicago man charged in apartment shooting that left 5 neighbors dead in act of ‘savagery,’ police say Investigators on Monday charged a Chicago man with multiple counts of first-degree murder after a weekend shooting rampage left five of his neighbors dead in what.police have called an act of “savagery.”...
01:42 2019-10-15

Jayme Closs, 1 year after her kidnapping and parents' murder: 'I feel stronger every day' Jayme Closs — the Wisconsin girl who was kidnapped and held hostage for several months after her parents were murdered in front of her — says she's feeling "stronger every day" as she marks one year since the horrific night that changed her life....
01:42 2019-10-15

ICE war crimes unit ramps up efforts at US airports to stop female genital mutilation Less than a month before her 11th birthday, F.A Cole was plucked from her childhood home in Sierra Leone and marched to the woods. Confused and afraid, she was blindfolded, stripped naked, gagged and pinned down – a cutter looming over her writhing b...
01:42 2019-10-15

Texas mother gets 6 years in prison after subjecting son to series of unnecessary surgeries, medical tests A Texas mother has been sentenced to six years in prison after confessing to subjecting her son to a series of unnecessary medical procedures and surgeries....
01:42 2019-10-15

Handbag company R. Riveter on a mission to help jobless rate in military communities R. Riveter is on a mission to address veteran unemployment by hiring vets and military spouses and affording them the flexibility of “working from home” -- meaning from wherever military life may take them....
01:42 2019-10-15

Fired for a felony, again for perjury. Meet the new police chief. Police officers who committed misconduct not only kept their badges but became police chiefs, a USA TODAY Network investigation found.        ...
01:42 2019-10-15

Syria chaos poses new political perils for Trump by uniting Democratic and GOP lawmakers against him The break within the party underscores the high stakes for Donald Trump in the coming months and the importance of Republicans remaining loyal to him.        ...
01:42 2019-10-15

Family seeks answers after tech CEO Erin Valenti found dead in rental car A 33-year-old tech executive from Utah who had gone missing was found dead in the back seat of her rental car along a residential street in San Jose, California — and her father is accusing cops of botching the search for her, according to a re...
01:14 2019-10-15

Sanctions against Turkey are ‘ready to go’ once Trump signs off, Mnuchin says Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday said sanctions against Turkey for invading Syria are ready and he just needs President Trump to sign off on them. “As I’ve said, the sanctions are ready to go,” Mnuchin told reporters. ...
01:14 2019-10-15

Trump condemns fake video showing him shooting media: White House The White House said President Trump condemns a violent video showing a likeness of him shooting and stabbing political opponents and members of the news media. “Re: the video played over the weekend: The @POTUS @realDonaldTrump has not yet see...
01:14 2019-10-15

Crash victim’s parents beg US diplomat’s wife Anne Sacoolas to do ‘right thing,’ return to UK The parents of a British teenager killed in a crash involving a US diplomat’s wife came to New York to make a direct appeal on Monday, begging both President Trump and their son’s accused killer to “Just do the right thing.” C...
01:14 2019-10-15

Ex-White House Russia expert Fiona Hill delivers impeachment testimony A former top National Security Council expert on Russia testified to Congress behind closed doors Monday, the latest ex-administration official to be subpoenaed as part of the House impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Fiona Hill, 54, wouldnR...
01:14 2019-10-15

Founders of research firm Fusion GPS will pen book on Russia, Trump links The co-founders of a political research firm behind allegations about President Trump’s ties to Russia have a book coming out next month. Random House announced Monday that “Crime in Progress: Inside the Steele Dossier and the Fusion GPS Investigatio...
01:14 2019-10-15

Trump predicts the ‘Fake News’ media will protect Hunter Biden President Trump on Monday predicted that the “Fake News” media will protect Hunter Biden after the son of former Vice President Joe Biden said he would step down from the board of a Chinese-backed private equity fund. “Wow! Hunter B...
01:14 2019-10-15

Teen released after writing in assignment that ‘shooting’ made him happy A Michigan teen has been released from custody after indicating during a school assignment that “shooting” made him happy, authorities said. The unidentified 14-year-old was detained Friday after staffers at the Pontiac Academy of Excelle...
01:14 2019-10-15

Russian-backed Syrian forces storm Kurdish territory to counter Turks Russian-backed Syrian fighters wasted no time capitalizing on the US withdrawal from Syria on Monday, deploying troops deep inside Kurdish territory south of the Turkish border less than 24 hours after Team Trump announced American forces would be le...
01:14 2019-10-15

GOP lawmaker Matt Gaetz tries to crash impeachment hearings Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz tried to crash a congressional hearing considering impeachment against President Trump — but got the boot because he’s not a member of any of the committees doing the investigation. Gaetz, a Republican and Trump loyalist, comp...
01:14 2019-10-15

Assisted living staffers accused of running dementia patient fight club Three staffers at a North Carolina assisted-living facility have been accused of running a fight club in which they had two elderly women with dementia pummel each other — as they watched and filmed the fisticuffs, according to reports. Marilyn...
01:14 2019-10-15

Matador in intensive care after bull goring severs artery: reports A matador is in serious condition in intensive care after he was gruesomely gored by a bull in Spain on Saturday, according to local media reports. Young bullfighting star Gonzalo Caballero, 27, suffered a seizure and had to be sedated after he was g...
01:14 2019-10-15

GOP congressman wants to probe Hunter Biden’s business dealings A Republican congressman from Alabama said Monday he will introduce legislation calling on Congress to begin investigating the business dealings of Hunter Biden while his father, Joe Biden, was vice president. “I’m not asking for a foreign government...
01:14 2019-10-15

Trump: Let Russia, China or ‘Napoleon Bonaparte’ protect Kurds President Trump on Monday continued to defend his decision to withdraw from northern Syria, tweeting that someone else could protect the Kurds, such as Russia, China — or even Napoleon. “After defeating 100% of the ISIS Caliphate, I largely moved our...
01:14 2019-10-15

Trump says he’ll impose sanctions on Turkey for Syria invasion President Trump on Monday said he would “soon” be issuing an executive order to impose sanctions on Turkey for invading Syria — which happened days after he announced the US was clearing the way by pulling its troops from northern Syria. The US, he s...
01:14 2019-10-15

White cop who fatally shot unarmed black woman in her home resigns The white Texas police officer who gunned down a black woman as she played video games with her 8-year-old nephew inside her home resigned Monday — and could face criminal charges, officials said. Fort Worth cop Aaron Dean was going to be fired...
01:14 2019-10-15

Inside the hunt for the man known as ‘Asia’s El Chapo’ Authorities are on the hunt for a mysterious drug trafficker known as “Asia’s El Chapo.” A multinational team of law enforcement agencies is trying to track down Tse Chi Lop, a Chinese-born Canadian who they suspect heads a vast narcotics empire that...
01:14 2019-10-15

Elizabeth Warren has a history of collecting cash from billionaires WASHINGTON – Elizabeth Warren may have said “no” to billionaires, but many are saying yes to her. A review of Warren’s campaign donations to her presidential and senate campaigns reveal that she’s received donations from more than 30 bill...
01:14 2019-10-15

CBO report: Democratic drug plan would save Medicare $345B A Democratic House proposal to reduce the cost of prescription drugs would save Medicare a total of $345 billion over 10 years, starting in 2023, an analysis by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says....
00:56 2019-10-15

Uber lays off about 350 people Uber has laid off about 350 employees in its self-driving, Uber Eats and other teams, marking the final phase of layoffs that began earlier this year, the company confirmed Monday....
00:56 2019-10-15

Fort Worth officer who fatally shot black woman in her home resigns A white male police officer who fatally shot a 28-year-old black woman who was in her home through a window Saturday has resigned, the Fort Worth police chief said Monday....
00:56 2019-10-15

Georgia policeman convicted of assault, cleared of murder in 2015 shooting of unarmed black man A former Georgia police officer who shot an unarmed, naked black man to death in March 2015 was convicted on Monday of aggravated assault and violating his oath of office but found not guilty of murder, his defense lawyer said....
00:28 2019-10-15

Tropical Depression Fifteen forms over eastern Atlantic - U.S. NHC Tropical Depression Fifteen has formed in the eastern Atlantic and is forecast to become a tropical storm by early Tuesday morning, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said....
00:28 2019-10-15

House panel 'strongly' urges Uber, Lyft to take part in hearing Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft have declined to appear at a hearing on Wednesday on ride-hailing industry issues, the chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives panel said, urging them to reconsider....
00:28 2019-10-15

Texas policeman faces charges after killing black woman in her home A white Fort Worth, Texas, police officer has resigned and faces criminal charges after he shot dead a 28-year-old black woman inside her home, the city's police chief said on Monday....
00:28 2019-10-15

California governor demands PG&E accountability for mismanaging power shutoffs California Governor Gavin Newsom said on Monday that Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E) should be held accountable for mismanaging last week's power shutoffs and urged the company to provide credits or rebates to affected customers....
00:28 2019-10-15

Rule-breaking Booker judges honor Atwood, Evaristo with rare double prize Margaret Atwood's "The Testaments" and Bernardine Evaristo's "Girl, Woman, Other" jointly won the Booker Prize on Monday in a surprise double award in which the literary prize recognized its oldest and first black woman winners....
00:28 2019-10-15

A Debate Can Make or Break a Campaign. Here’s How. Over the years, televised debates have yielded turning points for presidential contenders. We look at some pivotal moments from past debates and explain how they shaped the race....
23:14 2019-10-14

Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples’ Day? Depends Where You Are In the past year, at least five states and numerous cities and towns have joined a long list of places to formally recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day....
23:14 2019-10-14

Former Georgia Officer Who Killed a Black Man Is Convicted, but Not of Murder The former officer, Robert Olsen, was acquitted of murder charges, but was found guilty on lesser counts stemming from the fatal shooting of Anthony Hill, an unarmed Air Force veteran....
23:14 2019-10-14

Fort Worth Police Shooting: Officer Who Shot Woman in Her Home Resigns The officer who killed Atatiana Jefferson as she was playing video games with her nephew resigned only hours before he was going to be fired, the authorities said....
23:14 2019-10-14

Big bank earnings are about to kick off—here are 3 ways to play the deluge Top financial companies mark the unofficial start of earnings season with their reports this week, and experts offer recommendations for trading the moves....
23:14 2019-10-14

Ohio soybean farmer says he wouldn't vote for Trump again even if he could 'walk across my pond' "I don't believe it until [the crops are] on the boat. This is deja vu all over again," Ohio farmer Chris Gibbs says about agriculture buys announced in a "phase one" U.S.-China deal....
23:14 2019-10-14

Fort Worth police officer Aaron Dean resigns after fatally shooting Atatiana Jefferson, could face charges An 8-year-old boy was in the room when his aunt, Atatiana Jefferson, was fatally shot by a Fort Worth officer while she played video games in her home.        ...
22:56 2019-10-14

Newly discovered comet is confirmed as an interstellar visitor – with a surprisingly familiar look The comet is only the second interstellar comet ever detected in our solar system and the first that looks like a traditional comet.        ...
22:56 2019-10-14

Judge blocks Trump's public charge rule that would have made it harder for immigrants The rule would have made it more difficult for immigrants to obtain legal residency if they are likely to become dependent on the government.        ...
22:56 2019-10-14

Bison return to an area of Badlands National Park for the first time in nearly 150 years For the first time in nearly 150 years, bison will roam a new corner of a South Dakota national park. It's a vital step in growing the population of America's national mammal....
22:00 2019-10-14

Local shelters to host 3-day mega adoption event TUCSON – Three local shelters are teaming up to get hundreds of pets adopted in the “Tucson Shelters United” mega adoption event. The event is scheduled for Oct. 18-20. Pima Animal Care Center,  Humane Society of Southern Arizona and the Hermitage No...
21:14 2019-10-14

17-year-old shot, killed by Glendale officer after police responded to shots fired call GLENDALE, Ariz. — A 17-year-old was shot and killed by a Glendale police officer early Sunday when officers responded to a call involving multiple gunshots being fired. Officer Tiffany Ngalula with the Glendale Police Department said officers respond...
21:14 2019-10-14

California becomes the first state to push back school start times By Adam Beam  SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s Democratic governor ended the Legislative session on Sunday by rejecting expansions of full-day kindergarten programs and paid family leave for teachers while signing a new law that bans high schoo...
21:14 2019-10-14

A dog was buried alive at the dump. He was saved and is recovering. (KPNX) – A dog is recovering after being dumped in a trash heap. Sanitation workers in Phoenix found “Oscar” and saved him from the piles of trash as he was buried alive. After emergency medical care, Oscar is with a rescue group wh...
21:14 2019-10-14

Jayme Closs says she feels ‘stronger every day’ a year after kidnapping By Elisha Fieldstadt Jayme Closs, the Wisconsin teenager who was kidnapped and held captive for nearly three months by her parents’ murderer, said Monday that she is reclaiming what she can of her former life after the traumatic experience. ...
21:14 2019-10-14

Douglas Unified School District to hold ‘Special Board Meeting’ DOUGLAS, Ariz. – Douglas Unified School District is set to hold a ‘Special Board Meeting’ on Monday. According to the board’s agenda, there will be a discussion “regarding the lockdown and procedures employed” during last week’s incident....
21:14 2019-10-14

Who was Atatiana 'Tay' Jefferson? Fort Worth woman killed by cop represented 'honor, integrity' Atatiana Jefferson, who was fatally shot in her Texas home, was a college graduate, a pharmaceutical equipment sales rep and a loving daughter.        ...
20:56 2019-10-14

Fort Worth police officer Aaron Dean resigns after fatally shooting Atatiana Jefferson in her home, could face charges An 8-year-old boy was in the room when his aunt was fatally shot while playing video games in her home by a Fort Worth officer.        ...
20:56 2019-10-14

Whiskey made them sick. So they created a way to combat counterfeits in China Alex Busarov was living in China in 2013 when he and his friend, Yaroslav 'Yaz' Belinskiy, became ill immediately after drinking a few sips of whiskey from a bottle they had bought at a store in Hangzhou....
20:28 2019-10-14

Trump and Mnuchin ramp up threats of sanctioning Turkey. Here are the facts President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Sunday ramped up their threats to sanction Turkey, responding to growing criticism over the fallout from the country's military offensive in northern Syria following Trump's decision to ...
20:28 2019-10-14

Elizabeth Warren escalates Facebook ad feud A days-long feud between Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Facebook intensified over the weekend as Warren openly accused the company of "taking money to promote lies."...
20:28 2019-10-14

Joe Biden takes on Trump administration with plan to 'restore' government ethics Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden unveiled a plan Monday for how his administration would prioritize ethics should he be elected president in 2020, pledging to "ensure that no future president can ever again abuse the office for personal ga...
20:28 2019-10-14

Factbox: Democratic presidential candidates on impeaching Donald Trump Twelve Democrats hoping to replace Donald Trump in the White House hold their fourth debate on Tuesday just three weeks after an impeachment inquiry ensnared the Republican president in a pitched battle with Democrats in Congress....
20:00 2019-10-14

Sanders unveils economic plan a day before U.S. Democratic debate Senator Bernie Sanders, a day before the next debate among the Democratic U.S. presidential candidates, released a plan on Monday underscoring his left-leaning economic views aimed at curbing corporate tax avoidance, tightening antitrust enforcement ...
20:00 2019-10-14

After heart attack, campaign battles to keep Bernie Sanders in presidential race With all campaign events canceled after an unexpected heart surgery and nothing scheduled until Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate, Bernie Sanders' campaign has been seeking to reassure supporters the 78-year-old senator is still a viable presi...
20:00 2019-10-14

Trump says Ukraine whistleblower's identity should be revealed U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday insisted that the U.S. intelligence official who filed a whistleblower's complaint that focused on Trump's call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy must be unmasked....
20:00 2019-10-14

Biden aims campaign finance and ethics proposals at Trump U.S. Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden would look to ban private money from federal elections, his campaign said on Monday in a plan for government ethics that doubled as an attack on President Donald Trump....
20:00 2019-10-14

Factbox: Six things to watch at the Democratic debate in Ohio Twelve Democratic presidential candidates will take the stage in Westerville, Ohio, on Tuesday in the party’s fourth debate of the nominating contest for the November 2020 U.S. election....
20:00 2019-10-14

In 2020 campaign fight, Biden backers worry about being outgunned by Trump As Joe Biden squares off against a bevy of Democratic challengers at a U.S. presidential debate on Tuesday, his fiercest opponent will not be sharing the stage with him....
20:00 2019-10-14

'Do the right thing,' family of UK teen killed in crash tells U.S. diplomat's wife The parents of a British teenager killed in a car crash involving a U.S. diplomat's wife vowed on Monday to keep fighting until they get justice for their son after the American woman returned to the United States following the accident....
20:00 2019-10-14

Trump ex-Russia adviser testifies in impeachment inquiry U.S. President Donald Trump's former Russia adviser testified on Monday behind closed doors as the latest witness summoned in the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry against Trump over his request that Ukraine investigate a domestic political rival....
20:00 2019-10-14

Family demands prosecution after Texas woman killed by police inside her home The family of a 28-year-old black woman shot dead by a white male police officer inside her Fort Worth, Texas home called on Monday for an independent, federal investigation and swift prosecution....
20:00 2019-10-14

White House reporters slam mock video of Trump killing journalists and critics The White House Correspondents' Association has condemned a mock video, shown at a gathering of U.S. President Donald's Trump's supporters at one of his Florida resorts, that depicts him slaughtering members of the news media and political adversarie...
20:00 2019-10-14

A Florida dog went missing. 12 years later, she reunited with her owner in Pittsburgh It took 12 years for Katheryn Strang to be reunited with Dutchess, her fox terrier. But the moment arrived over 1,100 miles from Strang's home.        ...
20:00 2019-10-14

'No justification': Family of Atatiana Jefferson demands justice, wants Fort Worth officer fired, prosecuted An 8-year-old boy was in the room when his aunt was fatally shot while playing video games in her home by a Fort Worth officer.        ...
20:00 2019-10-14

Couple take in 80 children in their home Ashok made it his life's mission to help kids get a better education and life. He quit his job and took in 80 children who needed a loving home.        ...
20:00 2019-10-14

Poker game gunman 'may have been angry at cheaters' The suspect in a shooting spree at a New York poker game could have opened fire because he thought players were cheating, a victim's relative has said....
19:42 2019-10-14

Kanye West told Kim K her Met Gala dress was 'too sexy' Kanye West criticised wife Kim Kardashian for her show-stopping wet-look dress for this year's Met Gala, telling her just before the ceremony that the outfit was was "too sexy" and he didn't like her "showing off her body"....
19:42 2019-10-14

Joe Biden's anti-corruption government plan targets Donald Trump Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday introduced a new government anti-corruption campaign, accusing President Donald Trump of enriching himself while in office....
19:14 2019-10-14

WTO: U.S. can impose sanctions on EU imports after Airbus ruling The United States can impose tariffs on up to $7.5 billion worth of European imports in response to the illegal subsidies received by Airbus, the World Trade Organization ruled Monday....
19:14 2019-10-14

Trump's former Russian aide Fiona Hill to testify in impeachment inquiry Former White House adviser Fiona Hill will testify before House investigators Monday behind closed doors as part of the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump....
19:14 2019-10-14

Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders' tax plan would strip Trump tax overhaul, hike minimum wage Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders unveiled a tax reform plan Monday that would reverse the overhaul made by President Donald Trump's administration two years ago, and restore the corporate tax rate to 35%....
19:14 2019-10-14

Ford recalls 18,000 Ranger pickups due to fire hazard Ford Motor Company issued a safety recall Monday for nearly 18,000 light pickup trucks due to an electrical risk that could lead to a fire, officials said....
19:14 2019-10-14

California plans to end 'lunch shaming' with a new bill that guarantees meals for all students SB 265 will require that all public school students have a meal provided by the school "even if their parent or guardian has unpaid meal fees."        ...
18:00 2019-10-14

Teens arrested after 6-foot log is pushed off cliff, woman killed at Ohio state park Ohio investigators say the six-foot log was pushed or thrown off the cliff in the Hocking Hills State Park. Two teens have been charged.        ...
18:00 2019-10-14

Panera worker allegedly fired after viral TikTok clip 'exposing' frozen mac and cheese On Friday, the poster said on Twitter that she was fired for the video, showing her place a frozen bag of macaroni and cheese into a vat of hot water.        ...
18:00 2019-10-14

Fort Worth community protests after black woman killed in her home by white officer Fort Worth community members gathered Sunday, October 13 to protest after Atatiana Jefferson was killed in her home by a white police officer.        ...
18:00 2019-10-14

Despite longtime bias, Blacks are embracing their natural hair Laws ban policies that penalize people of color for wearing natural curls, locs, twists, braids and other natural hairstyles. On the street reaction.        ...
18:00 2019-10-14

2 teens killed, 1 injured in fiery New York car crash A car crash in Pearl River, New York, sent a vehicle over an overpass onto train tracks, where it burst into flames.        ...
18:00 2019-10-14

Nephew, 8, was in room when Fort Worth police shot woman in her home while the two played video games An 8-year-old boy was in the room when his aunt was fatally shot while playing video games in her home by a Fort Worth officer.        ...
18:00 2019-10-14

'It's got to stop': Superintendent condemns teacher's racist rant in school parking lot A teacher at Drexel Hill Middle School in Pennsylvania has been placed on administrative leave after she used racial slurs in a viral Facebook video.        ...
18:00 2019-10-14

Banning ethnic hairstyles 'upholds this notion of white supremacy.' States pass laws to stop natural hair discrimination Laws ban policies that penalize people of color for wearing natural curls, locs, twists, braids and other natural hairstyles.        ...
18:00 2019-10-14

New natural hair laws will ban hair discrimination and may 'help change company cultures' Multiple states and cities across the US have proposed laws banning race-based hair discrimination policies in the workplace and schools.        ...
18:00 2019-10-14

Report: South Korean pop star Sulli found dead at home In this Sept. 30, 2015, photo, South Korean pop star and actress Sulli poses during the K-Beauty Close-Up event in Seoul, South Korea. News reports on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, say Sulli has been found dead at her home south of Seoul. (Jang Se-young/New...
18:00 2019-10-14

Hunter Biden to step down from Chinese board FILE – In this Jan. 30, 2010, file photo, Vice President Joe Biden, left, with his son Hunter, right, at the Duke Georgetown NCAA college basketball game in Washington. Since the early days of the United States, leading politicians have had to ...
18:00 2019-10-14

Some states honoring indigenous people instead of Columbus FILE – In this April 27, 2019 file photo, dancers enter at the Gathering of Nations, one of the world’s largest gatherings of indigenous people in Albuquerque, N.M. A handful of states, including New Mexico and Maine, are celebrating th...
18:00 2019-10-14

White House: Trump to watch violent parody, ‘condemns it’ A still from a video reportedly shown at an event at a resort owned by President Donald Trump. Photo via NBC News WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump has yet to watch a graphically violent parody video that depicts a likenes...
18:00 2019-10-14

Crews responded to structure fire near Downtown Tucson TUCSON – Crews responded to a structure fire south of Downtown Tucson Monday morning. Tucson Fire Department units were dispatched to the 500 block of S. Ninth Avenue for reports of fire just before 6 a.m., according to the department. TFD says smoke...
18:00 2019-10-14

Wildcat Breakdown: Washington TUCSON – Arizona turned the ball over four times and the Washington Huskies turned those takeaways into 20 points on their way to a 51-27 victory Saturday night over the Wildcats at Arizona Stadium. Huskies quarterback Jacob Eason went 8-for-10...
14:56 2019-10-14

Rain to the south and east today! TUCSON – Parts of Southern Arizona will see some rain today and then we’re dry the rest of the week! Today: Mix of sun and clouds with a stray shower possible (10%). High: 87° Tonight: Mostly clear and cool overnight. Low: 60° Tomorrow: ...
14:56 2019-10-14

Tucson-based Asarco workers strike over contract offer TUCSON – Arizona copper mine workers have walked off the job and are officially on strike Monday morning. According to the United Steel Workers Union, 2,000 hourly employees at 5 locations in Arizona and Texas voted to strike on Friday after working ...
14:56 2019-10-14

US stock futures fall on report China wants more talks before signing 'phase one' trade deal U.S. stock index futures turned lower after China said it needed to have further discussions before it would sign off on the so-called phase one trade deal President Trump touted on Friday....
14:00 2019-10-14

The Amelia Earhart Mystery Stays Down in the Deep Robert Ballard’s expedition to a remote island in the South Pacific found no evidence of the vanished aviator’s plane. But the explorer and his crew haven’t given up....
12:56 2019-10-14

American-born Israeli woman sentenced 7 1/2 years in Russia for cannabis A 26-year-old woman with dual American and Israeli citizenship who has been jailed in Russia since April after authorities allegedly found nine grams of cannabis in her luggage, has been sentenced to seven and a half years in prison, her sister said....
12:00 2019-10-14

Trump’s former fixer Michael Cohen owes $1.9M to tax man The IRS has slapped President Trump’s former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, with a $1.9 million-plus federal tax lien, The Post has learned. Cohen’s debt stems from unpaid personal income tax that he and his wife, Laura, owe for the year ending Dec....
12:00 2019-10-14

Candy-dangling couple sought in kidnapping of 3-year-old Alabama girl: cops A couple believed to be luring children into their SUV with candy is wanted for questioning in the kidnapping of a 3-year-old girl from a birthday party in Alabama, police said Sunday. Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney was playing outside with other childre...
12:00 2019-10-14

Suspected church shooter is stepson of minister allegedly slain by groom’s son The accused gunman in Saturday’s New Hampshire wedding shooting was the stepson of a slain preacher who was allegedly killed by the groom’s son, it was revealed Sunday. Dan Holloway, 37, allegedly opened fire at New England Pentecostal Mi...
12:00 2019-10-14

Chelsea and Hillary Clinton disagree on transgender identity There’s at least one topic Hillary and Chelsea Clinton don’t see eye-to-eye on — transgender identity. In an interview with the The Sunday Times of London, the mother-daughter duo were asked if someone with a beard and penis can ever be a...
12:00 2019-10-14

Kurdish political leader among nine civilians ‘executed’ by Turkish-backed forces A Kurdish political leader was among nine civilians “executed” by Turkish-backed fighters in Syria on Saturday, a Syrian human rights group said. Hevrin Khalaf, 35, the secretary-general of the pro-Kurdish Future Syria Party, and her driver, were amo...
12:00 2019-10-14

Sheriff calls illegal immigrants ‘drunks’ day before son arrested for public intoxication A Texas sheriff’s son was arrested for public intoxication — a day after his dad blasted certain illegal immigrants as “drunks” at a White House event. Sergei Waybourn, 24, the estranged son of Tarrant County Sheriff Bill Waybourn, ...
12:00 2019-10-14

German chancellor urges Turkey’s president to stop Syrian invasion German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a Sunday phone call urged Turkey’s president to immediately halt his country’s military operations in northern Syria. Merkel told President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that the incursion threatens to bolster ISIS members a...
12:00 2019-10-14

Dozens gather in Tucson to show support for impeachment TUCSON — On Sunday afternoon in midtown, dozens of Tucsonans rally in support of impeaching President Donald Trump. “Somebody has to do this,” Tucson resident Vicki Gee said. “Somebody has to let everybody that’s sitting...
11:42 2019-10-14

Missing From Elizabeth Warren’s 2020 Surge: Democratic Endorsements Despite Ms. Warren’s upward momentum in polls and fund-raising, she lacks the support of a single governor, big-city mayor or fellow senator outside Massachusetts....
11:42 2019-10-14

Meet Marc Lacey, the Times Editor Who Will Moderate Tuesday’s Democratic Debate Marc Lacey, the National editor, will be onstage with the CNN anchors Anderson Cooper and Erin Burnett at the first debate The Times has hosted in more than a decade....
11:42 2019-10-14

Changes to grueling Special Forces course draw scrutiny, there’s ‘balancing act’ Deep in the dark North Carolina woods, a small white light flickers in the heavy underbrush. It's after midnight and a soldier is taking a risk by turning on his headlamp to find his way....
10:28 2019-10-14

Police: One person injured but no shots fired at Florida mall Police responding to shots fired at a mall in Southern Florida, triggering panic among thousands, determined there was no foul play in the "suspicious incident" Sunday afternoon....
10:28 2019-10-14

Alabama girl, 3, vanishes at birthday party, Amber Alert sent as police identify possible kidnapping suspect A 3-year-old girl in Alabama mysteriously vanished while attending a birthday party over the weekend and police have identified a possible suspect in the child's kidnapping....
09:42 2019-10-14

Suburbanites in Louisiana Vote to Create a New City of Their Own The referendum to establish a largely white city called St. George on the edge of Baton Rouge, which is racially diverse, grew out of frustration over schools and local control....
06:56 2019-10-14

They Crossed an Ocean to Butcher Pigs. It Was No American Dream. 200 Pacific Islanders recruited to work at an Iowa pork plant ended up in a tangled migration dispute with accusations of mistreatment and broken promises....
06:56 2019-10-14

One person wounded in shooting at Miami-area shopping mall Gunfire at a shopping center near Miami on Saturday left one person wounded and SWAT teams searching the mall for suspects, but police said they encountered "no active shooter" at the scene, according to official reports on Twitter....
06:00 2019-10-14

Angels employee working with feds: 'Right thing to do' The Los Angeles Angels employee who claims he gave opioids to late pitcher Tyler Skaggs told ESPN on Sunday that he is coming forward because it is "time for everyone to stand up and take responsibility."...
06:00 2019-10-14

'No forgiveness for this one': Texas police face backlash after shooting, killing Atatiana Jefferson in her home The family of a black woman fatally shot by police in her Fort Worth home after playing video games with her nephew is demanding justice.        ...
06:00 2019-10-14

Pennsylvania middle school teacher placed on leave after racist rant in school parking lot A teacher at Drexel Hill Middle School in Pennsylvania has been placed on administrative leave after she used racial slurs in a viral Facebook video.        ...
06:00 2019-10-14

Democrats, GOP support nixing English immersion in Arizona PHOENIX (AP) — Two decades after it was approved by Arizona voters, a law mandating an English-only education for non-native speakers may get repealed in 2020. The Arizona Capitol Times reports Democratic Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Ho...
04:56 2019-10-14

Simone Biles breaks gymnastics worlds medals record, gets 5 golds this week Your browser does not support iframes. STUTTGART, Germany — Simone Biles‘ routine this week that no fans saw took place hours before she competed. Her mom, Nellie, said she made up Biles’ hair in the mornings at the world championships, her first tim...
04:56 2019-10-14

Serial killer’s victim portraits could help crack cold cases Tonya Maslar holds photograph of her mother Roberta Tandarich taken before her death in 1991 with a sketch drawn by killer Samuel Little in the background. (Jeff Lange/Akron Beacon Journal via AP) Most of the women in Samuel Little’s hand-drawn portr...
04:56 2019-10-14

California to become the first state to ban the sale and manufacture of fur SACRAMENTO, Calif. (NBC) – California will be the first state to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur products and the third to bar most animals from circus performances under a pair of bills signed Saturday by Gov. Gavin Newsom. The fur law...
04:56 2019-10-14

Three dead following Southern California wildfires Three people are dead after wind-driven wildfires burned through 8,300 acres in Southern California, forcing thousands to evacuate their homes as firefighters sought to contain the fast-moving blazes. Two victims were discovered this week in the Vill...
04:56 2019-10-14

A chance of rain south of Tucson tomorrow TUCSON – It should mainly stay dry in Tucson this week, but the international border may experience scattered showers. A few light showers may occur southeast of Tucson Monday into Tuesday. Rain that does occur is expected to be under 0.5″. Oth...
04:56 2019-10-14

North Carolina assisted living facility workers accused of running dementia resident fight club Three employees at a North Carolina assisted living facility have been arrested after police say they ran a fight club with elderly residents with dementia to fight each other....
03:42 2019-10-14

South Carolina police officer saves choking 4-month-old baby, dramatic bodycam video shows A South Carolina police officer is being hailed as a hero after a dramatic body camera video showed how his actions helped save a choking 4-month-old infant....
03:42 2019-10-14

Texas man arrested for threatening San Antonio mayor 14 times in 2 days on Facebook A Texas man was arrested Friday on charges that he sent more than a dozen threatening messages to San Antonio’s mayor, leading the mayor’s staff to believe the man could be “the next shooter,” according to a warrant affidavit....
03:42 2019-10-14

Pennsylvania home had 85 cats living in ‘deplorable conditions,’ most with untreated wounds and fleas: reports An animal shelter pulled 87 pets from a Pennsylvania home earlier this month after authorities deemed the house unfit for human occupancy, according to reports....
03:42 2019-10-14

10-year-old girl killed in fall from amusement ride at New Jersey festival Festival organizers said a parade that was scheduled for Sunday had been cancelled, but all other activities would continue.        ...
03:42 2019-10-14

Raw: Body camera footage captures moment Fort Worth police shoot woman inside her home A body camera video captured a Fort Worth police officer shooting Atatiana Jefferson, an African American woman, through a window inside her home.        ...
03:42 2019-10-14

Power returns to Northern California; firefighters gain on wildfires in SoCal The lights were back on for more than 2 million Northern Californians after strong winds fueling wildfire concerns prompted a preemptive outage.        ...
03:42 2019-10-14

2-year-old boy shot in ‘cowardly’ road rage attack in Baltimore A 2-year-old boy was shot in the stomach during a “cowardly” road rage attack in Baltimore, police said. The toddler had been in a car that repeatedly honked at others stopped at a green light Saturday. One of the idling drivers then foll...
02:00 2019-10-14

Schiff: I ‘should’ve been much more clear’ about whistleblower contact WASHINGTON – Rep. Adam Schiff Sunday conceded he should have “been much more clear” in explaining the whistleblower’s contact with his House Intelligence Committee. The leader of the impeachment probe expressed regret for claiming last month his comm...
02:00 2019-10-14

Florida woman loses arm in grisly propeller-plane accident A small plane’s propeller severed a woman’s arm in front of her horrified husband — the craft’s pilot — on a runway in the Florida Keys, according to officials and reports. The gruesome scene played out around 8:45 p.m. Saturday whe...
02:00 2019-10-14

American companies are taking enormous risks to do business in China American companies doing business in China are navigating an unprecedented array of risks, from slowing growth to the trade war and pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. But that hasn't stopped many of them from pushing deeper into the vast Chinese ma...
23:42 2019-10-13

Exclusive: Military leader of Syrian Kurds tells US 'you are leaving us to be slaughtered' The commander of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces told a senior US diplomat, "You are leaving us to be slaughtered," demanding to know whether the US is going to do anything to protect Syrian Kurds as Turkey continues its military operation t...
23:42 2019-10-13

Manhattan US attorney in the spotlight with another high profile investigation of Trump's inner circle With the indictment Thursday of associates of President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, New York federal prosecutors are yet again behind a criminal case that threatens Trump's inner circle....
23:42 2019-10-13

America's factories are in trouble. The trade war is only part of the problem The trade war is hurting America's factories, but it's not the only culprit. The strike at General Motors and Boeing's 737 Max crisis are taking a toll as well....
23:42 2019-10-13

UK: Anne Sacoolas does not have immunity over deadly crash Britain insists US diplomat's wife Anne Sacoolas does not have immunity over her deadly crash -- while she plans to meet the dead teenager's parents to apologize....
22:56 2019-10-13

‘Serial Stowaway’ busted trying to get on plane yet again The woman dubbed the “Serial Stowaway” for her history of trying to sneak onto flights has struck again. Marilyn Hartman, 67, was arrested Friday after she attempted to bypass security at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport...
22:56 2019-10-13

Trump calls Tlaib ‘despicable’ for suggesting jailing those defying subpoenas President Trump in a tweet on Sunday called Rep. Rashida Tlaib “despicable” after she revealed that House Democrats have considered jailing members of the administration who defy subpoenas to testify before Congress in the impeachment inq...
22:56 2019-10-13

Woody Harrelson plays Joe Biden giving Anderson Cooper a kiss on ‘SNL’ Joe Biden followed through on his “coming out” gag with a kiss — at least on Saturday Night Live. Woody Harrelson played Joe Biden giving Anderson Cooper a kiss on the lips on Saturday’s show as they poked fun at him joking ab...
22:56 2019-10-13

Hundreds of ISIS followers escape in Syria amid fighting between Turkey, Kurds Hundreds of Islamic State followers escaped after storming the gates of a detention camp in northern Syria on Sunday after Turkish forces shelled the region – and Kurdish fighters warned more mass breakouts are likely as Turkey continues pressi...
22:56 2019-10-13

Hunter Biden to step down from board of Chinese company Hunter Biden, the son of Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden, is stepping down from the board of a Chinese-backed private equity firm following blistering attacks from President Trump. A letter released Sunday by his lawyer George Mesires said ...
22:56 2019-10-13

Trump to withdraw 1,000 troops from Northern Syria as fighting heats up WASHINGTON – President Trump has ordered the withdrawal of remaining US forces in northern Syria to get them out of harm’s way of Turkey’s expanding attack into Syria, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday. Esper told CBS’s “Face the Nation” that ...
22:56 2019-10-13

Creep walked 351 miles for sex with 14-year-old, who was undercover cop A convicted pedophile from Indiana was busted for trying to have sex with a 14-year-old girl — after walking 351 miles to meet her, according to authorities. Tommy Lee Jenkins, 32, began an X-rated instant-message exchange with a teen named ...
22:56 2019-10-13

Woman dropped from rescue chopper among 19 dead from Typhoon Hagibis Thousands of troops carried out a massive rescue operation across Japan on Sunday as the death toll from Typhoon Hagibis rose to at least 19 — including an elderly woman dropped from a rescue chopper. The woman, in her 70s, was being transporte...
22:56 2019-10-13

Chicago man shoots neighbors, kills four while they’re eating dinner A retired construction worker shot five neighbors in his Chicago apartment building Saturday -- killing four while they were sitting at the dinner table, according to new reports....
22:56 2019-10-13

Girl loses both legs after doctors mistake meningitis for ‘tummy bug’ A 7-year-old girl in England lost both of her feet to meningitis after doctors mistakenly sent her home saying she only had a “tummy bug,” according to a report Sunday. “The damage was done within just a few hours,” the girl’s mother, Aimee Par...
22:56 2019-10-13

Schumer wants Senate vote to reject Trump’s Syria troop withdrawal Sen. Charles Schumer said Sunday he’ll demand a vote this week to oppose President Trump’s troop withdrawal from Syria. Schumer said the president’s decision is aiding and abetting an Islamic State jail break and putting the US – and New York City – ...
22:56 2019-10-13

Very large bundle of joy tips scale at 13 pounds A newborn baby girl in Australia tipped the scales at nearly 13 pounds, with her mom calling her “a mini sumo wrestler.” Exhausted mama Emma Millar, of Sydney, gave birth to not-so-little Remi Francis via c-section last week — and the 12....
22:56 2019-10-13

DNA proved British pedophile fathered 6 kids with his own daughter A British man has been found guilty of 36 counts of rape — after DNA tests proved he fathered at least six children with one of his own daughters, according to reports. The Welshman, who cannot be named to protect his victims’ identities,...
22:56 2019-10-13

Woman killed by cop in own home was babysitting 8-year-old nephew The black Texas woman who was shot and killed by police in her own home was babysitting her 8-year-old nephew, according to a report. Atatiana Jefferson, 28, was fatally shot Saturday as authorities responded to her Forth Worth home to perform a welf...
22:56 2019-10-13

Rep. Lee Zeldin rips Schiff’s handling of Trump impeachment inquiry Republican Rep. Lee Zeldin blasted Rep. Adam Schiff, the leader of the House Intelligence Committee, for lying and releasing “cherry-picked leaks” in the House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry into President Trump. “Something th...
22:56 2019-10-13

Southern California wildfire evacuees return to see what's left of homes As California wildfires continue to turn everything in their path to char and ash, thousands of evacuees return home hopeful to see their house still standing....
22:00 2019-10-13

UAW approves increased pay for striking General Motors, Aramark workers United Auto Workers members currently on strike will receive a pay increase and the opportunity to secure part-time employment beginning Sunday, the union said....
22:00 2019-10-13

Threat to Justin Trudeau ‘troubling’ sign, say rivals Canadian PM forced to wear bulletproof vest at campaign rally after security fears The main rivals to Canada’s Liberal prime minister, Justin Trudeau, said a threat that forced him to wear a bulletproof vest at an election rally was a concerning sign...
21:42 2019-10-13

Hong Kong protesters use new flashmob strategy to avoid arrest ‘Blossom everywhere’ tactic is a reaction to politicisation of MTR subway systemHong Kong protesters have deployed a new strategy of popping up in small groups in multiple locations across the city in an effort to avoid arrest, during their ongoing c...
21:42 2019-10-13

Deep south's only Democratic governor heads into election runoff Louisiana governor, John Bel Edwards, will face Republican businessman Eddie Rispone on 16 November in ruby red stateLouisiana governor John Bel Edwards told supporters to brace for a barrage of national Republican efforts trying to unseat him, in th...
21:42 2019-10-13

Simone Biles wins two more golds and sets world championship medal record • Biles takes haul to 25 after wins in beam balance and floor• Britain’s Joe Fraser strikes gold on parallel barsSimone Biles became the most decorated gymnast in world championship history on Sunday when she won the beam and floor finals in Stuttgar...
21:42 2019-10-13

The Guardian view on Syria and Trump: a disaster, still being made | Editorial The US president was warned about the consequences of betraying the Kurds. Now he can see them, and he still doesn’t care“Total disaster,” wrote the former US anti-Islamic State envoy, Brett McGurk, on Sunday, summarising the events of the past few d...
21:42 2019-10-13

Economist who slated colleagues’ work is tipped for Nobel Ariel Rubinstein, who says economics lacks common sense, heads list of likely winnersAn economics professor who has trashed the work of his colleagues and their ability to forecast how economies will develop is one of the frontrunners for the Nobel M...
21:42 2019-10-13

Brexit talks fail to yield breakthrough with timely deal feared ‘impossible’ Barnier warns negotiations may have to continue as UK’s Irish border plans are an ‘untested’ risk A breakthrough in the Brexit talks has failed to materialise after a weekend of intensive negotiations, with European Union capitals concluding that it ...
21:42 2019-10-13

'That's murder': Fort Worth police officer shoots woman inside her home Lawyer and family of Atatiana Jefferson, 28, demand answersPolice called after report front door standing openAfter a white police officer responding to a report of a house door standing open killed a black woman inside her own home on Saturday, an a...
21:42 2019-10-13

North Carolina woman arrested in kidnapping of girl, 3, found alive at church A North Carolina woman has been arrested in the kidnapping last week of a 3-year-old girl who was found alive at a church-- a day after her abduction from a neighborhood playground triggered an Amber Alert....
21:42 2019-10-13

Chicago apartment shooting leaves 4 dead at dinner table, 1 critically wounded by neighbor, police say A Chicago man with “anger management issues” killed four of his neighbors as they ate dinner and critically wounded another in a shooting Saturday at an apartment complex on the city’s Northwest Side, police said....
21:42 2019-10-13

Missing Hawaii diver’s recovered clothing has evidence of shark attack, investigators say The clothing of a Hawaii man who went missing after a solo night dive earlier this month has been recovered showing evidence consistent with a shark attack, investigators said....
21:42 2019-10-13

Man tried walking 351 miles to have sex with deputy he thought was 14-year-old girl, prosecutors say A man was arrested after allegedly walking hundreds of miles from Indiana to Wisconsin to have sex with a teen — who turned out to be an undercover sheriff's deputy....
21:42 2019-10-13

Two Florida men accused of illegally dumping human waste Two men in Florida have been charged with illegally dumping raw sewage down manholes on at least three occasions, with some of the sewage spilling down sidewalks, streets and on grass, according to police....
21:42 2019-10-13

Car crashes into hayride at Illinois farm, at least 11 injured: reports At least 11 people in Illinois were injured, three critically, after a car rear-ended a hayride that was being towed by a farm vehicle on Saturday, according to local reports....
21:42 2019-10-13

Outraged Fort Worth leaders ask why police shot black woman inside home Pained and angry religious leaders warned Fort Worth, Texas, police they would scrutinize the investigation of an officer who shot and killed a 28-year-old black woman inside a home where, a family lawyer said, she had been playing video games with h...
21:42 2019-10-13

Dog lost since 2007 found over 1K miles away in Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH (AP) — A toy fox terrier that disappeared from its family’s south Florida home in 2007 was found this week over a thousand miles away in Pittsburgh and reunited with its owner on Friday. The 14-year-old named Dutchess was found hungry, shi...
20:28 2019-10-13

U.S. troops to withdraw from northern Syria, Defense Sec. Esper says U.S. troops were preparing to withdraw from northern Syria Sunday as Turkish forces continued their advance. Hundreds of Islamic State group supporters escaped from a displacement camp in the area and there were reports of alleged atrocities amid gro...
20:28 2019-10-13

California to become the first state to ban fur products SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California will be the first state to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur products and the third to bar most animals from circus performances under a pair of bills signed Saturday by Gov. Gavin Newsom. The fur law bars reside...
20:28 2019-10-13

Second person found dead in Hard Rock hotel collapse in New Orleans A second person was found dead before a search ended Saturday night in the collapse earlier in the day of the upper floors of a hotel under construction in New Orleans....
20:00 2019-10-13

Hunter Biden to depart from board of Chinese-backed equity firm Hunter Biden on Sunday announced his resignation as a board member of a Chinese-backed equity firm and won't work for any foreign-owned company if his father, Joe Biden, is elected president next year....
20:00 2019-10-13

Lady Liberty and Typhoon Hagibis: the weekend’s best photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world including Syria-Turkey border conflicts, Japan’s typhoon and Hong Kong’s Lady Liberty Continue reading......
19:42 2019-10-13

Are pets really good for us – or just hairy health hazards? Many animal-lovers think a cat or dog can help you live a longer, happier, healthier life. But does the science back them up?My childhood dog was called Biff. Biff was a handful. He was a loud, cocky shetland sheepdog who oozed bravado and bravery. Y...
19:42 2019-10-13

'We knew this would happen': Kurds in Nashville say Trump betrayed them Residents of the Tennessee city – the Kurdish capital of America – feel ‘sold out’ but unsurprised by troop withdrawalIf you spend enough time in Kurdish places, from sidewalk tea stands in the shadow of the Erbil citadel to the bullet-pocked alleys ...
19:42 2019-10-13

Justin Trudeau threat ‘upsetting’ and ‘troubling’, say rivals Canadian PM forced to wear bulletproof vest at campaign rally after security fears The main rivals to Canada’s Liberal prime minister, Justin Trudeau, said a threat that forced him to wear a bulletproof vest at an election rally was a concerning sign...
19:42 2019-10-13

Three orphans found in Isis camp under Turkish attack may be British Siblings found by BBC team believed to have travelled to Syria with parents five years agoThree orphans who are thought to be British have been found in a camp for people affiliated to Islamic State in an area of north-east Syria, which has come unde...
19:42 2019-10-13

California becomes first US state to ban animal fur products Leather and some animal skins still allowed, while circuses will be banned from using wild animals like tigers and bearsCalifornia will become the first US state to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur products and the third to bar most animals fr...
19:42 2019-10-13

Deep south's only Democratic governor heads into runoff in primary election Louisiana governor, John Bel Edwards, will face Republican businessman Eddie Rispone on 16 November in ruby red stateLouisiana governor John Bel Edwards told supporters to brace for a barrage of national Republican efforts trying to unseat him, in th...
19:42 2019-10-13

Portland antifa activist killed in hit and run, police say City’s antifascist group says death of Sean D Kealiher, 23, was not ‘related to fascist activity’ and police did not specify a motiveA Portland antifascist activist was killed in the early hours of Saturday in an apparent hit-and-run near Cider Riot,...
19:42 2019-10-13

Firms ignoring climate crisis will go bankrupt, says Mark Carney Bank of England governor warns of financial collapse linked to climate emergencyTop asset managers oversee $300bn fossil fuel investmentsWhy are asset managers investing in fossil fuel companies?Companies and industries that are not moving towards ze...
19:42 2019-10-13

Coco Gauff beats Jelena Ostapenko to claim first WTA title aged 15 • Teenager wins Upper Austria Ladies Open final 6-3, 1-6, 6-2• Gauff triumphs in tournament she qualified for as lucky loserFifteen-year-old Coco Gauff continued her extraordinary breakthrough year by defeating Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 to win h...
19:42 2019-10-13

Japan hang on to reach Rugby World Cup last eight and send Scotland out • Hosts dazzle before being made to sweat by Scots’ recovery• Kenki Fukuoka scores two tries as Japan top Pool ASome results deserve to be lit up in neon and this historic victory for Japan was one of them. Never before has any team from Asia reached...
19:42 2019-10-13

'You don't have to settle': the joy of living (and dying) alone | Keli Goff Data confirms more women have realized there are far worse things than dying alone, which is bad news for the patriarchyNot long ago I had a discussion with a friend about why she married, and ultimately divorced, someone she knew wasn’t right for he...
19:42 2019-10-13

Trump and Erdoğan risk a resurgent Isis thanks to their recklessness in Syria | Hassan Hassan The terrifying consequences of the president’s sudden decision to withdraw US troops could include a reheating of the civil warFuture historians might remember Turkey’s incursion into northern Syria, launched last week, as the second time that Presid...
19:42 2019-10-13

Antisocial review: Andrew Marantz wades into the alt-right morass The New Yorker writer’s depiction of online extremists and techno-utopians is compelling, alarming … and flawedAs Andrew Marantz discovers in his new book, chutzpah – sheer, outrageous shamelessness – may be the most powerful and most dangerous form ...
19:42 2019-10-13

Saturday Night Live: Lin-Manuel Miranda as Julían Castro and other, stranger things The best show of the season left Trump out of the cold open and parodied Joker with a Sesame Street dystopiaSome big guest stars come out for a cold open set at a LGBTQ Presidential Town Hall. Moderator Anderson Cooper (Alex Moffat) and guest host Bi...
19:42 2019-10-13

Trump's mounting troubles in Iowa could spell doom for Republicans | Art Cullen Iowa Senator Joni Ernst is facing tough questions on impeachment and trade that have implications far beyond the mid-westPresident Trump may have already lost Iowa and the rest of the midwest, but now he risks throwing the Senate into play.Until last...
19:42 2019-10-13

The Irishman review: Martin Scorsese's finest film for 30 years Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and – especially – Joe Pesci turn in performances of wintry brilliance in Scorsese’s epically daring late stage mob masterpiece Martin Scorsese returns with his best picture since GoodFellas and one of his best films ever. I...
19:42 2019-10-13

War on plastic waste faces setback as cost of recycled material soars Europe’s manufacturers face $250m-a-year hit as rising demand drives up priceThe battle to reduce Europe’s plastic waste could become a quarter of a billion dollars more expensive every year as the cost of recycled plastic soars.In recent months, the...
19:42 2019-10-13

Barnier warns Brexit talks have been ‘difficult’ amid pessimism over deal EU’s chief Brexit negotiator reportedly disappointed at lack of progress in negotiations, with extension looking probableMichel Barnier has warned EU ambassadors that the latest negotiations with Boris Johnson’s government have been “difficult”, with...
19:42 2019-10-13

Brigid Kosgei smashes Paula Radcliffe’s world marathon record by 81 seconds • 25-year-old Kenyan ran 2:14:04 at the Chicago Marathon• Radcliffe at finish line: ‘I always knew this day would come’Paula Radcliffe’s world marathon record, which has stood imperiously for over 16 years, has been obliterated by Brigid Kosgei at th...
19:42 2019-10-13

Police across country put on standby for London’s million-plus protest day Met may call on officers from across England and Wales on Saturday 19 October for People’s Vote march and finale of Extinction Rebellion actionPolice forces in England and Wales are on standby for what could be one of the biggest public protests in B...
19:42 2019-10-13

Simone Biles wins record 25th medal at world championships with two more golds • 22-year-old eclipses Vitaly Scherbo’s tally of 23 medals• Biles beats China’s Liu Tingting in beam balance finalSimone Biles became the most decorated gymnast in world championship history on Sunday when she won the beam and floor finals to take he...
19:42 2019-10-13

Trump orders US troops out of northern Syria as Turkish assault continues At least 750 Isis affiliates escape after Turkish shellingOpinion: Trump and Erdoğan risk a resurgent Isis Amid growing chaos in Syria, Donald Trump has ordered all US troops to withdraw from the country’s north to avoid a bloody conflict between Tur...
19:42 2019-10-13

Typhoon Hagibis: recovery and rescue efforts in full swing Military called in after storm kills at least 25 people and causes widespread damageAt least 25 people have died and 15 others are missing after one of the most powerful typhoons in decades struck wide areas of Japan’s main island on Saturday night.M...
19:42 2019-10-13

Trump impeachment: Esper indicates Pentagon will cooperate with inquiry Secretary of defense cautions: ‘White House has a say as well’ Robert Reich: Trump is an international mobsterDonald Trump’s secretary of defense said on Sunday the Pentagon would cooperate with the House’s impeachment inquiry, while cautioning that ...
19:42 2019-10-13

Defense Secretary Announces Withdrawal From Northern Syria The decision effectively cedes control of the area and could allow a resurgence of ISIS, but the secretary argued American forces would not have deterred the Turkish invasion....
19:14 2019-10-13

We Surveyed the 2020 Democrats on Gun Control. Here Are the New Dividing Lines. The Democratic presidential candidates agree on many gun control measures, like an assault weapons ban. But they’re split on other ideas, like a federal gun registry....
19:14 2019-10-13

'No forgiveness for this one': Outrage builds over police shooting of Fort Worth woman in her home The family of a black woman fatally shot by police in her Fort Worth home after playing video games with her nephew is demanding justice.        ...
18:00 2019-10-13

Battle for client assets heats up as brokers cut fees to zero The race to zero appears to be nearing the finish line after several brokerage giants cut commissions on all U.S. equities, options and ETFs in the last few weeks....
16:56 2019-10-13

Don't make this $42,000 mistake Elder financial fraud is a serious and growing problem; however, there are ways to protect yourself, or someone you love, from such scams with a series of checks and balances....
16:56 2019-10-13

Couple hoping to build dream home in Florida learn their land used to be a dump The Santa Rosa County, Florida land contains seemingly endless garbage that was hidden by dirt, brush and trees, the owners say.        ...
15:28 2019-10-13

Today in History for October 13th Highlights of this day in history: Cornerstone laid for what becomes the White House; Britain's Margaret Thatcher born; Boston wins baseball's first World Series; TV variety show host Ed Sullivan dies; Musician Paul Simon born. (Oct. 13)  ...
15:28 2019-10-13

Evacuations lifted as Los Angeles fire threat eases; 2 confirmed dead in Sandalwood blaze The Saddleridge fire near Los Angeles has consumed 7,500 acres though winds are easing up. Tens of thousands of people still can't return home.        ...
15:28 2019-10-13

What drove ex-Texas police chief to kill 2 in NY Tim Dean drove across the country and fatally shot Josh Niles and Amber Washburn in Sodus, NY. What has never been reported until now is why he did it        ...
15:28 2019-10-13

Former Defense Secretary Mattis says ISIS could ‘resurge’ in Syria Former Defense Secretary James Mattis said the Islamic State has not been defeated and could “resurge” if military pressure eases on the terror group because of the fighting in Syria between Turkish and Kurdish forces. “I think Secr...
14:42 2019-10-13

The big picture: Tony Ray-Jones goes in search of Englishness The precocious photographer died young but his work was a major influence on the likes of Martin ParrTony Ray-Jones took this picture at the Windsor horse show in 1967. He was 25, and engaged in an all-consuming personal project to capture the essenc...
13:28 2019-10-13

Victorian priest and scholar John Henry Newman to be made a saint in Rome Influential British cardinal who died in 1890 is to be canonised before thousands including Prince Charles at Vatican ceremonyPrince Charles and several British MPs will join thousands of pilgrims in St Peter’s Square on Sunday for the canonisation o...
13:28 2019-10-13

Catalan separatist leaders' trial verdict expected on Monday Oriol Junqueras, Carme Forcadell, Jordi Cuixart and Jordi Sànchez among nine defendants facing 25-year termSpain’s supreme court is expected to announce its verdict on Monday in the landmark trial of 12 Catalan separatist leaders over their alleged r...
13:28 2019-10-13

Hope and desperation inspired Hong Kong’s ‘national anthem’, says incognito composer City needed a protest song to unite it, says the anonymous writer behind the tune sweeping the barricadesThe orchestra wear hard hats and gas masks, the choir emerges from a swirl of tear gas-like smoke, and as the music swells, cutaway shots show cr...
13:28 2019-10-13

Elbow: Giants of All Sizes review – a grittier, angrier Guy Garvey (Polydor)Elbow’s eighth album comes wreathed in a ghostly pallor. Recorded over two years in which too many of the band’s friends and family passed away, the easy sentimentality of their biggest songs has been abandoned for something grittier, angrie...
13:28 2019-10-13

Jung Chang: ‘To be a writer was the most dangerous profession’ The biographer of Mao on life during the Cultural Revolution, finding strength in her mother, and the sisters who helped shape modern ChinaJung Chang was born in China in 1952 and came to Britain in 1978. She is the author of Wild Swans, Mao: The Unk...
13:28 2019-10-13

Erdoğan has managed the unthinkable: uniting all the other Middle East rivals | Simon Tisdall Turkey’s Syria invasion following US withdrawal of its troops means that all bets are now off in the Middle EastBy invading northern Syria last week, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan achieved what many thought impossible – uniting all the regional countries and ...
13:28 2019-10-13

The Observer view on Syria: Syria’s new horror was foretold. It shames us all | Observer editorial Turkey’s invasion of north-east Syria, faciliated by the withdrawal of US forces, could lead to a resurgence of Islamic StateThe conflict engulfing north-east Syria is a wholly avoidable disaster. It was widely foreseen. It could, and should, have be...
13:28 2019-10-13

Donald Trump: xenophobe in public, international mobster in private | Robert Reich The founding fathers said betraying America to foreign powers was an impeachable offense. The president must goThe most xenophobic and isolationist American president in modern history has been selling America to foreign powers for his own personal b...
13:28 2019-10-13

Abominable review – sweet animated yeti adventure DreamWorks ploughs a comfortable furrow with this engaging China-set fantasyColdplay’s 2005 tearjerker Fix You is shamelessly deployed in writer-director Jill Culton’s sweet animated DreamWorks feature, co-directed with Todd Wilderman, about a grievi...
13:28 2019-10-13

Gemini Man review – Will Smith out-performs his younger self All the digital de-ageing technology in the world can’t make this silly sci-fi thriller about a cloned hitman convincingWill Smith is a 51-year-old contract killer named Henry Brogan who wants out of the game. His bosses aren’t having it and send in ...
13:28 2019-10-13

Rebecca Ferguson: ‘Not being recognised suits me’ She’s been in some of the biggest blockbusters of recent years, yet has somehow always remained below the radar. But that’s all about to change. Alex Moshakis meets the star of the new Stephen King film, Doctor SleepRebecca Ferguson is almost entirel...
13:28 2019-10-13

Black Confederates: exploding America's most persistent myth Under Trump, old fractures – and falsehoods – are closer to the surface than ever. A new book seeks to bury a particularly pernicious theoryArlington National Cemetery is the hallowed resting place of America’s war dead. It is also home to a Confeder...
13:28 2019-10-13

Cubans' resilience sorely tested as US oil sanctions bite As Washington punishes Cuba for supporting Venezuela, Cubans are replacing tractors with oxen and oil with firewoodOn a muggy morning in eastern Havana, a bus crammed with more than 100 sweaty commuters pulls in to a bus stop. The doors open and more...
13:28 2019-10-13

Mouse whisperers: meet the Disney influencers making a living at the Magic Kingdom Disneyland has long been the holiday of a lifetime. But for some Instagrammers it’s also now a job. Amelia Tait meets the influencers making a career out of blogging about Disney food, Disney fashion and Disney funWhen she was living in New York City...
13:28 2019-10-13

The mystery of the missing Leonardo: where is Da Vinci’s $450m Jesus? The Louvre has asked to loan Salvator Mundi for a major exhibition – but many doubt the much-disputed work will make an appearanceWill it or won’t it appear? This is the question being asked across the art world about the Salvator Mundi - the first L...
13:28 2019-10-13

Diplomatic immunity no longer applies to Anne Sacoolas, says Foreign Office Status is ‘no longer pertinent’, says foreign secretary in letter sent to parents of Harry DunnDiplomatic immunity no longer applies to the American intelligence official’s wife involved in the road crash that killed 19-year-old Harry Dunn, the Forei...
13:28 2019-10-13

Students burn Latina author's book after she discusses white privilege Jennine Capó Crucet was discussing My Time Among the WhitesGeorgia Southern University ‘not planning any actions’When a Latina author discussed white privilege at a public university in Georgia, a group of white students burned copies of her book.A v...
13:28 2019-10-13

Images offer glimpse into life of endangered Florida panther Carlton Ward’s photographs chart survival struggle of one of America’s last remaining big catsThe discovery of a female Florida panther lying with a broken leg on a verge outside the town of Naples, south of Tampa, triggered a widespread rescue dash....
13:28 2019-10-13

Kurds say 785 Isis affiliates have escaped camp after Turkish shelling Kurdish-led administration in northern Syria says mercenaries attacked camp and opened gates to release captivesThe Kurdish-led administration in northern Syria said 785 foreign individuals affiliated with the Islamic State have escaped the camp wher...
13:28 2019-10-13

Typhoon Hagibis: recovery and rescue in full swing after deadly storm Military called in amid race to restore power and public transport following flooding rains Helicopters plucked people from their flooded homes on Sunday as rescue efforts went into full force following Typhoon Hagibis, which drenched Tokyo and surro...
13:28 2019-10-13

The Democratic Debate Is Coming to Ohio, Where a Party Battle Is Already Underway Morgan Harper is challenging Representative Joyce Beatty in a solid blue Ohio district, the latest front in the Democratic clash between left and far left....
13:00 2019-10-13

Tucson police investigate crash involving pedestrian in South Tucson TUCSON — Tucson police are investigating a crash involving a pedestrian in South Tucson. Officers say eastbound Valencia is closed between 12th Ave. and 6th Ave., as police investigate the scene. Police say the crash resulted in serious injurie...
11:28 2019-10-13

National organization matches disabled individuals with therapy dogs TUCSON — Debbie Van Zee has Multiple Sclerosis. Her service dog Cassie, a five-year-old Labrador, provides provides a vital service. “When I drop her leash, she picks it up,” Debbie said. “At home, she opens and closes doors.&...
11:28 2019-10-13

Eason, Ahmed lead Washington over Arizona 51-27 TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jacob Eason threw for 243 yards and two touchdowns, Salvon Ahmed ran for three touchdowns and Washington rallied in the second half to beat Arizona 51-27 on Saturday night. The Huskies (5-2, 2-2 Pac-12) trailed 17-13 at halftime ...
11:28 2019-10-13

New Orleans Hard Rock hotel under construction collapses; at least 2 dead, multiple injured A Hard Rock Hotel and Casino building under construction in downtown New Orleans partially collapsed on Saturday, killing at least one person and injuring more than a dozen others....
10:14 2019-10-13

Firefighters make gains against Los Angeles wildfire, evacuation orders lifted More than 1,000 firefighters battled a deadly and fast-moving wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles on Saturday, reinforcing containment lines that allowed thousands of residents under evacuation orders to return to their homes....
09:56 2019-10-13

One killed as hotel under construction collapses in New Orleans One person was killed and at least 18 injured in New Orleans on Saturday when part of a Hard Rock Hotel under construction collapsed, filling a street with wreckage and clouds of dust....
09:56 2019-10-13

Saudi Arabia courts Hollywood in its push to create a world-class film industry Jason Momoa flew into Riyadh Saturday night along with Jackie Chan and Jean Claude van Damme — the first time Hollywood A-listers have visited the country since Jamal Khashoggi’s savage murder in 2018....
08:28 2019-10-13

Couple launches class action against Homeland Security for marriage trap interview A Maryland couple claims immigration authorities in Baltimore unfairly lured them into an interview -- then moved to deport one of them back to Central America....
08:28 2019-10-13

UBS banker Scott Hapgood’s wife, Kallie, details frightening Anguilla ordeal It was the first international trip Kallie Hapgood and her husband Scott had ever taken with their three kids in tow, and it was a dreamy one — six carefree days at a lush resort on the tiny tropical island of Anguilla. Less than 48 hours into her pi...
08:28 2019-10-13

Fox News pollster Braun Research misrepresented impeachment poll: analysis The poll released last week by Fox News that claimed most Americans favor the impeachment of President Trump underrepresented Republican and independent voters, The Post has found. The poll said 51% of voters were in favor of Trump’s impeachment and ...
08:28 2019-10-13

Trump defending longtime friend Rudy Giuliani amid federal investigation Trump is standing by his man. The president launched an impassioned defense of longtime pal Rudy Giuliani on Saturday after a report claimed the former mayor was being investigated by federal prosecutors in Manhattan. “So now they are after the legen...
08:28 2019-10-13

Trump gloats that more food will be sold amid trade war with China President Trump gushed about his trade deal with China — and boasted that so much more food will be sold that US farmers will have to step things up to meet the demand. “WOW, the Farmers really hit pay dirt!” Trump tweeted Saturday about the in...
08:28 2019-10-13

Angels staffer gave Tyler Skaggs opiates before pitcher ODed: report A team employee of the Los Angeles Angels supplied pitcher Tyler Skaggs with opiates before the player died suddenly of a drug overdose in July, ESPN reported Saturday. Skaggs, 27, died in his Texas hotel room July 1 from choking on his own vomit. An...
08:28 2019-10-13

Judge Judy thinks Michael Bloomberg should be our next president Judy Sheindlin, best known as TV’s Judge Judy, regularly lures in 20 million viewers to her daytime show, where she solves court disputes with sage advice. Recently, she gave a talk at The Cambridge Union in the UK, where she was asked: Who does she ...
08:28 2019-10-13

Bill Gates met with Jeffrey Epstein on numerous occasions: report Billionaire Bill Gates downplayed his connection to Jeffrey Epstein when he claimed he had no business or personal relationship with the pedophile financier, and in fact met Epstein at least three times at his Upper East Side mansion, the New York Ti...
08:28 2019-10-13

Elizabeth Warren’s false Facebook ad claims Mark Zuckerberg endorsed Trump Elizabeth Warren put Facebook’s refusal to fact-check political ads to the test last week by posting an ad that falsely claimed “Breaking news: Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook just endorsed Donald Trump for re-election.” The post immediately clarified t...
08:28 2019-10-13

Would-be rapist in Brooklyn confessed he was looking for oral sex: prosecutors The man charged with breaking into a Williamsburg home and climbing into the bed of a sleeping woman allegedly confessed to police that he was looking for oral sex. The alleged admission of Akijah Hall, 24, was read by prosecutors at his arraignment ...
08:28 2019-10-13

Typhoon Hagibis death toll rises to at least 10 as recovery efforts begin Typhoon Hagibis is now being blamed for 10 deaths and over 100 injuries in Japan — a day after the powerful storm made landfall and flooded Tokyo with record-breaking rain, according to public broadcaster NHK. Sixteen people are also reported m...
08:28 2019-10-13

Fort Worth police officer fatally shoots woman in her home An white male police officer shot dead a 28-year-old black woman in her own home after a neighbor summoned police that her front door was open, police in Fort Worth, Texas, said....
08:28 2019-10-13

Collapse of a Future Hard Rock Hotel Leaves Two Dead, and New Orleans Reeling At least 19 others were injured and two people remain unaccounted for after a building collapse at a construction site steps from the city’s historic French Quarter, according to the authorities....
07:42 2019-10-13

Gov. Edwards of Louisiana Forced Into Runoff With Republican Republicans mounted an aggressive campaign to unseat Gov. John Bel Edwards, one of the few Democratic governors in the South. He was forced into a runoff scheduled for next month....
07:42 2019-10-13

Warren trolls Facebook election ad policy with a 'false' ad that says company endorsed Trump While Warren's ad about Facebook isn't true, the company's own policy allows politicians to make such false claims in paid advertising....
06:14 2019-10-13

Trump defends Rudy Giuliani after report of federal probe for Ukraine dealings Investigators in Manhattan after examining Giuliani's efforts to undermine the American ambassador to Ukraine, Marie L. Yovanovitch, and if he broke laws in place to prevent foreign influence on the government....
06:14 2019-10-13

Impeachment Support Grows, but So Does the Public Divide Americans are as divided over impeachment as they are over President Trump. But support for the Democrats’ inquiry is building even in places Mr. Trump won, and among politically crucial independents....
06:14 2019-10-13

Trump Defends Giuliani Amid Deepening Ukraine Criminal Probe The president said on Twitter that Rudolph W. Giuliani, the former New York City mayor and one-time federal prosecutor, was the target of a “witch hunt.”...
06:14 2019-10-13

Three deaths linked to California wildfires as dropping winds help firefighters Three deaths have been linked to two wildfires in Southern California as law enforcement officials said Saturday that a second body had been found at a mobile home park in Calimesa where 74 structures were destroyed Thursday....
06:14 2019-10-13

Girl, 15, charged with murder in stabbing on Washington DC Metro train A 15-year-old boy who was stabbed Friday on a Washington Metro train near the U.S. Capitol has died and a 15-year-old girl has been charged with murder, D.C. police said Saturday....
06:14 2019-10-13

'Serial Stowaway' arrested after attempting to bypass TSA at O'Hare Airport The woman dubbed the “Serial Stowaway” for her history of sneaking onto flights without having tickets struck again Friday and was arrested at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport....
06:14 2019-10-13

Texas police officer fatally shoots woman in her home after welfare check A black Texas woman was shot and killed by a white Fort Worth police officer who was called to the woman's home for a welfare check, authorities said....
06:14 2019-10-13

John Bel Edwards fails to avoid runoff for Louisiana governor Democratic Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards fell short of the 50 percent threshold to avoid a runoff Saturday with one of two Republicans in his re-election bid....
06:14 2019-10-13

Bomb kills Kenyan police near Somali border Jihadist group al-Shabaab suspected of placing roadside deviceSeveral Kenyan police officers were killed on Saturday when their vehicle hit a roadside bomb near the Somali border, authorities said.“Unfortunately we lost some officers and the vehicle ...
05:56 2019-10-13

Harry Dunn: Anne Sacoolas, driver who fled UK, 'devastated' by fatal crash US woman who used diplomatic immunity wants to meet parents of 19-year-old Dunn to say sorry for ‘tragic accident’The US woman who used diplomatic immunity to leave the UK after the death of 19-year-old Harry Dunn has been left “devastated” by the cr...
05:56 2019-10-13

Fur ban: California outlaws making and selling new products Leather and some animal skins still allowed, while circuses will be banned from using wild animals like tigers and bearsCalifornia will become the first US state to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur products and the third to bar most animals fr...
05:56 2019-10-13

Female Kurdish politician among nine civilians killed by pro-Turkey forces in Syria, observers say Rebels shot at least nine civilians in execution-style killings in Syria, according to Syrian Observatory for Human RightsPro-Ankara fighters taking part in a Turkish offensive on Kurdish-held border towns in north-eastern Syria have killed at least ...
05:56 2019-10-13

Typhoon Hagibis: death toll rises in Japan as ‘worst storm in 60 years’ roars through Threat of widespread flooding and landslides compounded by earthquake in Chiba prefectureAt least seven people have been killed and 15 left missing after the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in decades paralysed Tokyo, flooding rivers and putting m...
05:56 2019-10-13

Kurdish forces in Syria will no longer prioritise guarding Isis prisons Development raises likelihood of breakouts from understaffed, volatile jailsThe fate of thousands of Isis suspects held in Syrian camps is increasingly in the balance after Kurdish forces announced that guarding them would no longer be a priority.As ...
03:56 2019-10-13

Wedding guests tackle gunman who shot two at New Hampshire church Police chief says church received active shooter trainingAdds shooting ‘does not seem to be a random event’A gunman opened fire at a wedding ceremony inside a New Hampshire church on Saturday, shooting two people before guests tackled the attacker an...
03:56 2019-10-13

James Mattis says Trump's troop pullout has led to 'disarray' in Syria Ex-defense secretary calls resurgence of Isis ‘a given’Withdrawal will ‘have an impact’ on Kurds’ ability to fight IsisThe former defense secretary James Mattis has said Donald Trump’s abrupt withdrawal of US troops from the Syria-Turkey border has l...
03:56 2019-10-13

A Nobel prize that dishonours the victims of genocide | Ed Vuilliamy Whatever his literary merits, Peter Handke’s dismal morals should have disqualified himSo, the highest award in literature goes to a writer who denies the existence of concentration camps that it was my accursed honour to find in Bosnia in 1992, who ...
03:56 2019-10-13

Higher, faster, stronger, better ... is there no end to what humans can do? As the two-hour marathon barrier is breached and with records tumbling every year, we explore sport’s science, skill and sheer gutsThere are a handful of numbers that are imbued with meaning. Roger Bannister’s 3:59.4. Usain Bolt’s 9.58. And now Eliud...
03:56 2019-10-13

Svetlana Alexievich: ‘Most children caught up in war die early’ The Nobel prize-winning author on using oral history to convey the horrors of war, her regard for Dostoevsky, and Greta Thunberg’s activismSvetlana Alexievich gave a lecture last week commemorating the work of murdered Russian journalist Anna Politko...
03:56 2019-10-13

Shooting at Brooklyn illegal gambling club leaves four dead Three wounded with non-life-threatening injuriesMayor Bill de Blasio laments ‘senseless gun violence’Four people were killed and three wounded in a shooting early on Saturday at an illegal gambling club in New York City, police said.The six men and o...
03:56 2019-10-13

New Orleans hotel collapse leaves one dead and two missing Hard Rock hotel was under construction in Louisiana citySite still unstable after one side of building falls to groundA section of a Hard Rock hotel under construction at the edge of New Orleans’ historic French Quarter collapsed on Saturday morning,...
03:56 2019-10-13

Support grows for a new Brexit poll amid fears over Johnson’s plan DUP raises doubts on customs union, while Labour says it will whip MPs to support a second referendumPro-remain MPs predicted on Saturday that they were gaining sufficient cross-party support to secure a second Brexit referendum as fresh doubts were ...
03:56 2019-10-13

Betrayal on the border: Kurds fear future as Turkish assault intensifies In the Kurdish heartlands in Syria, the sense of abandonment at the withdrawal of US troops is palpable as Erdoğan’s forces claim early successesThe lone road out of Ras al-Ayn was empty, except for one overladen lorry that slowly made its way along ...
03:56 2019-10-13

Typhoon Hagibis: four dead in Japan as ‘worst storm in 60 years’ roars through Threat of widespread flooding and landslides compounded by earthquake in Chiba prefectureFour people were killed and 17 were missing after the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in decades paralysed Tokyo, flooding rivers and putting millions under e...
03:56 2019-10-13

Rural Metro Fire responds to house fire TUCSON-Rural Metro Firefighters responded to a house fire in the area of Country Club and Alvord mid-afternoon on Saturday. Officials say one of the home owners is still missing three dogs that are believed to have escaped during the fire. Crews were...
03:28 2019-10-13

Tucson police identify man killed in officer-involved shooting TUCSON — Tucson police have identified the man who was shot and killed in an officer-involved shooting Friday. Officials say officers received a call of a man who was waving a gun around in a neighborhood, while shouting suicidal statements, in...
03:28 2019-10-13

Dry conditions with cool mornings this weekend TUCSON – Expect dry conditions this weekend. A few light showers may occur southeast of Tucson Monday into Tuesday. Otherwise, conditions will remain dry the next seven days across Southern Arizona. Expect seasonable to slightly above average tempera...
03:28 2019-10-13

Texas police officer shoots woman to death inside her home NBC — A Fort Worth police officer checking out a residence with an open door opened fire on a woman inside her home, killing her, authorities said. The shooting early Saturday happened less than two weeks after a police officer in nearby Dallas...
03:28 2019-10-13

Tucson police investigate shooting at The Party House on east side TUCUSON — A man was injured after a shooting at The Party House on Tucson’s east side. Tucson police say the shooting happened just before 5 p.m. at the business near 22nd and Craycroft. The victim was taken to the hospital with life thre...
03:28 2019-10-13

For Both Trump and Xi, Trade Deal Comes Amid Growing Pressures at Home President Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, agreed to a compromise on trade in recent days as they feel political pressures at home and face weakening economies....
01:00 2019-10-13

Collapse of a Future Hard Rock Hotel Leaves One Dead, and New Orleans Reeling At least 19 others were injured and two people remain unaccounted for after a building collapse at a construction site steps from the city’s historic French Quarter, according to the authorities....
01:00 2019-10-13

How Well Off Is Ohio, Site of Democratic Debate? It’s Debatable Unemployment is down and wages are inching up. But in a state becoming less dependent on manufacturing, people wonder where the well-paying jobs will come from....
01:00 2019-10-13

1 dead, dozens missing as Typhoon Hagibis slams into Japan Typhoon Hagibis pounded Tokyo and the surrounding region Saturday, killing two people and injuring at least 80 amid record-breaking rain that’s flooding the low-lying capital. Hagibis, one of the most powerful typhoons ever to hit Tokyo, trapped mill...
00:42 2019-10-13

Man dies after California power outage prevents him from getting to oxygen machine A man who relied on an oxygen machine to breathe died 12 minutes after a preventative power cut to his Northern California home — but the local coroner told his incredulous family that the outage did not cause his death. “The power going off and him ...
00:42 2019-10-13

California bans smoking on public beaches, state parks California has banned smoking on beaches and in state parks. The bill, which was signed by Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom Friday, will also forbid the disposal of cigarette and cigar waste on beaches. Californians who do want to light up will have ...
00:42 2019-10-13

New chapter of world’s first novel discovered in Japan The world’s oldest novel is now a little bit longer after a whole new chapter of the volume was discovered in Japan. The writing, from the 11th Century book “The Tale of Genji,” had been tucked away in a chest owned by an aristocrat...
00:42 2019-10-13

Hong Kong protesters bomb subway station with Molotov cocktails Thousands of pro-democracy protesters again took to the streets of Hong Kong Saturday, defying police warnings they were gathering illegally to express continued anger at what they believe is Beijing’s tightening grip on the city. While the march was...
00:42 2019-10-13

PG&E restores power to over 2 million California residents as wildfires rage Firefighters in California are making slow but steady progress in stamping out the Saddleridge wildfire. The blaze was 19% contained as of Saturday, according to the state’s Department of Fire and Forestry Protection. The more than 1,000 firefi...
00:42 2019-10-13

Zoo releases video of adorable baby pandas cuddling with mom Berlin’s Zoo released a video of its panda mom cuddling her newborn twins Saturday. The teeny cubs can be heard cooing and squeaking as they snuggle against her shoulder. In another scene, a closeup shows the shockingly small feet of one cub. T...
00:42 2019-10-13

Multiple people shot inside New England church, man in custody A male shooter is in police custody after multiple shots rang out inside a church in a southern New Hampshire town Saturday morning, according to several reports. There were no fatalities reported but two people — a man and a woman — were injured in ...
00:42 2019-10-13

#WheresHunter becomes top trend online, thanks to viral Trump tweet Where’s Hunter Biden? After President Trump posted the question on his Twitter feed yesterday, thousands of social media users responded with the rapidly trending #whereshunter hashtag. One user posted the hashtag on a t-shirt, while others lik...
00:42 2019-10-13

Brexit negotiations to take place this weekend ahead of EU summit Brexit negotiators are planning to spend the weekend locked in intensive negotiations in advance of an EU leaders summit next week. The talks — which include British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Irish leader Leo Varadkar — are taking place in the...
00:42 2019-10-13

Hard Rock Hotel New Orleans construction site collapse kills one, several others missing One person was killed and three are missing after part of an under-construction hotel collapsed in New Orleans early Saturday. Another 18 people were treated for injuries at local hospitals, New Orleans Fire Chief Timothy McConnell said in a press co...
00:42 2019-10-13

Hillary Clinton: Boris Johnson, Trump are both ‘blowhards’ Hillary Clinton has ripped British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as a “grandstander” and “blowhard” who’s “very full of himself,” according to a report. She compared the British Prime Minister to President Tru...
00:42 2019-10-13

Blizzard to return winnings to gamer who sided with Hong Kong protesters Ng “blitzchung” Wai Chung fell into the company's crosshairs after voicing his support for the months-long demonstration while playing on the Blizzard game Hearthstone....
00:42 2019-10-13

Trump claims old pal Oprah ‘loved me until I ran for office’ President Trump recalled his one-time friendship with Oprah Winfrey at a campaign rally last week, telling supporters the talk-show host was a frequent guest at his Florida golf course and loved the key lime pie. “She used to go to Mar-a-Lago,&...
00:42 2019-10-13

Trump calls Giuliani a ‘great guy’ as feds investigate former mayor “He may seem a little rough around the edges sometimes, but he is also a great guy and wonderful lawyer,” Trump tweeted Saturday, blaming the “Deep State” for his personal lawyer’s legal woes....
00:42 2019-10-13

15 (surprising) countries where it’s illegal to be gay Uganda this week announced that it wants to resurrect a bill colloquially known as “Kill the Gays.” The bill, which was nullified five years ago on a technicality, would impose the death penalty on homosexuals. If it passes, it would make Uganda the ...
00:42 2019-10-13

AOC says climate change has tarnished her ‘dreams of motherhood’ The Queens Congresswoman's "dreams of motherhood now taste bittersweet, because of what I know about our children's future," she told an audience in Denmark on Saturday....
00:42 2019-10-13

China’s basketball fans divided over their nation’s NBA backlash SHANGHAI, China — China has gone from basketball-mad to mad over basketball. But is all this anger coming from the common man or the communist government? It’s complicated. “It’s a crazy time,” one 30-something told the Post. “It’s so complicated. Ve...
00:42 2019-10-13

Dying patient was in ER for hours, hospital delayed reporting death, officials say A WellSpan York Hospital called the death, which authorities say was not immediately reported, a "rare event."        ...
23:14 2019-10-12

Hard Rock hotel construction collapse in New Orleans: At least 1 dead, several missing The construction of a Hard Rock hotel on Canal Street collapsed Saturday morning in New Orleans. You can watch the harrowing moments here.        ...
23:14 2019-10-12

'Lennon Walls' emerge from Hong Kong protesters In the more than four months of demonstrations that have shaken Hong Kong, one way that protesters and their supporters have made their voices heard is with message boards that have sprung up spontaneously on walkways and elsewhere. (Oct. 12)  &...
23:14 2019-10-12

Hard Rock hotel construction collapses in New Orleans A scary scene was captured on video Saturday morning in New Orleans showing the Hard Rock Hotel on Canal Street collapsing onto the road.        ...
23:14 2019-10-12

2 people shot before wedding guests tackle gunman at New Hampshire church, police say A large police presence gathered outside a church in Pelham, New Hampshire, amid reports of a shooting Saturday morning.        ...
23:14 2019-10-12

Police: Woman killed by 6-foot log pushed off cliff in Ohio state park; 2 teens charged Ohio investigators say the six-foot log was pushed or thrown off the cliff in the Hocking Hills State Park. Two teens have been charged.        ...
23:14 2019-10-12

Los Angeles fires prevent thousands from returning home; 2 confirmed dead in Sandalwood blaze The Saddleridge fire near Los Angeles has consumed 7,500 acres though winds are easing up. Tens of thousands of people still can't return home.        ...
23:14 2019-10-12

The moment when the Hard Rock hotel construction collapses Terrifying video shows the moment the Hard Rock Hotel collapsed in downtown New Orleans, crashing onto Canal Street.        ...
23:14 2019-10-12

Two injured in shooting at wedding in New Hampshire church Two people were shot and injured during a wedding at a church in New Hampshire on Saturday, police said. The shooter was subdued by wedding guests and arrested soon after....
22:56 2019-10-12

Firefighters make progress against deadly Los Angeles wildfire More than 1,000 firefighters battled a deadly and fast-moving wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles on Saturday, reinforcing containment lines that allowed some of the thousands of residents under evacuation orders to return to their homes....
22:56 2019-10-12

1 dead, three missing after Hard Rock Hotel construction site collapses in New Orleans NBC — One person was killed and three others are missing after a Hard Rock Hotel under construction in New Orleans collapsed Saturday morning. The city’s fire department received a call about the collapse just after 9 a.m. Police and emer...
22:28 2019-10-12

2 people shot when gunman opens fire during wedding at New Hampshire church NBC — Two people were shot and injured when a gunman opened fire during a wedding ceremony Saturday morning at a church in Pelham, New Hampshire. The incident happened at New England Pentecostal Church, about 24 miles southeast of Manchester. P...
22:28 2019-10-12

A healthy boy went to hospitals 320 times, had 13 surgeries. His mom is heading to prison NBC — A Texas mother was sentenced to six years in prison for faking her son’s illnesses and causing him to get medical treatments and surgeries he did not need. Kaylene Bowen-Wright was sentenced Friday in a Dallas courtroom after she pl...
22:28 2019-10-12

Louisianans head to polls to elect governor Democratic Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards vied for re-election against two Republicans -- Ralph Abraham and Eddie Rispone -- as voters headed to the polls Saturday....
22:00 2019-10-12

Trump defends Giuliani in tweet after report of federal probe U.S. President Donald Trump defended his attorney Rudy Giuliani on Saturday as a "legendary crime buster" and "wonderful lawyer" after a media report that prosecutors are investigating whether the former New York mayor broke lobbying laws in his deal...
19:42 2019-10-12

One injured in shooting before a funeral at New Hampshire church At least one person was injured in a shooting at a church in Pelham, New Hampshire, on Saturday, where a funeral had been scheduled for a minister killed in a separate shooting earlier this month. Police have taken the shooter into custody, local med...
19:42 2019-10-12

California fires prompt emergency evacuation order affecting thousands in LA, outskirts Mandatory evacuation orders remained in effect for tens of thousands of California residents overnight Friday into Saturday morning as officials on the ground and in the sky continued to fight several fires sweeping through residential areas in the o...
19:00 2019-10-12

California man says mother, 89, missing after fire destroys homes Don Turner's 89-year-old mother was missing Thursday night after a wind-driven wildfire sparked by burning trash swept through a Southern California mobile home park, destroying dozens of residences....
19:00 2019-10-12

Family of US citizen imprisoned in Lebanon pleads for his release: ‘This is a cry for help’  Amer Fakhoury, a naturalized U.S. citizen, was arrested in his native Lebanon during a family trip last month after a Hezbollah-backed newspaper accused him of torturing Hezbollah and Palestinian prisoners in the 1980s and 1990s....
19:00 2019-10-12

Shooting at 'illegal gambling' club in Brooklyn leaves 4 dead, 3 injured, police say Four people are dead and three more were injured after a shooting erupted at an “illegal gambling” club in New York City early Saturday morning, police said. ...
19:00 2019-10-12

Milwaukee bus driver honored for saving residents from burning apartment A Milwaukee County Transit System bus driver is being honored for her selfless actions after she helped to save local residents from a burning apartment earlier this year....
19:00 2019-10-12

New Orleans Hard Rock hotel under construction collapses; at least 1 dead, multiple injured A Hard Rock Hotel and Casino building under construction in downtown New Orleans partially collapsed on Saturday, killing at least 1 person and injuring several....
19:00 2019-10-12

Brave Blossoms tackle typhoon Hagibis flood waters for training – video Rugby World Cup hosts Japan braved high waters and a sodden pitch for their captain's run at Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium on Saturday, as Typhoon Hagibis slammed into Honshu, Japan's most populous island.The Brave Blossoms are scheduled to face S...
18:42 2019-10-12

Torrential rain causes flooding as Typhoon Hagibis hits Japan – video Japan has been engulfed by heavy rain and strong winds as what is feared to be the worst storm for six decades batters the country and approaches Tokyo. Rivers swelled, boats flipped over and seas were whipped up by Typhoon Hagibis. The storm is expe...
18:42 2019-10-12

How an ambitious young David Hockney tried to kick-start his career Letters from the archives of the Wakefield gallery show he had the chutzpah every young artist needsActs of audacious self-promotion in the contemporary art world now tend to be linked to names such as Damien Hirst or Tracey Emin, the Young British A...
18:42 2019-10-12

Extinction Rebellion arrests near 1,300 after Billingsgate protest Activists say 28 people were arrested after trying to block access to London fish marketPolice have announced they have made almost 1,300 arrests of Extinction Rebellion protesters since Monday, as activists hope the weekend will swell their numbers ...
18:42 2019-10-12

Keir Starmer: Labour will stop no-deal Brexit 'whatever it takes' Shadow Brexit secretary says any agreement would need to be subject to fresh referendumLabour will take action in the courts to prevent Boris Johnson from pushing through a no-deal Brexit against the will of parliament, Keir Starmer has pledged.The s...
18:42 2019-10-12

US troops in Syria come under fire from Turkish positions, Pentagon says All US troops accounted for after explosion near outpost where Turkey knew American forces were present, official saysUS troops deployed near the city of Kobani in northern Syria came under artillery fire from Turkish positions, the Pentagon said on ...
18:42 2019-10-12

‘Stupid, but it works’: satirical candidate brings levity to Canada election Bernier faces competition from the Rhino party’s candidate of the same name – but poking fun can make people more engagedIn the Quebec riding of Beauce, Maxime Bernier is bringing badly needed levity to Canada’s looming federal election.Not the Maxim...
18:42 2019-10-12

Louisiana's Democratic governor battles to avoid runoff election John Bel Edwards must secure 50% of vote in Saturday’s pollRepublicans Ralph Abraham and Eddie Rispone lead challengeLouisiana governor John Bel Edwards is fighting to hang on to a rare Democratic bridgehead in the deep south, against a national Repu...
18:42 2019-10-12

Robert Forster: a coolly charismatic character actor with an intensely sympathetic air Forster was a performer whose all-American looks could convey a deeper, more complex personality, something Quentin Tarantino and David Lynch picked up onIf ever an actor grew into his looks, it was Robert Forster, whose cleancut mainstream handsomen...
18:42 2019-10-12

Fossil fuel bosses must change or be voted out, says asset manager State Street chief says it could use shareholder powers to force boards to act on climateThe world’s biggest fossil fuel companies must take action on climate change or their directors could face being voted out of their jobs, the head of one of the ...
18:42 2019-10-12

World's top three asset managers oversee $300bn fossil fuel investments Data reveals crucial role of BlackRock, State Street and Vanguard in climate crisisThe world’s three largest money managers have built a combined $300bn fossil fuel investment portfolio using money from people’s private savings and pension contributi...
18:42 2019-10-12

Unstoppable Simone Biles wins vault to tie world championships medal record Biles wins 23rd world championships medal to tie all-time markUSA’s Jade Carey wins silver, Britain’s Ellie Downie takes bronzeSimone Biles has won the women’s vault competition at the gymnastics world championships to tie the record for most world m...
18:42 2019-10-12

Coco Gauff wins again in Linz to become youngest WTA finalist since 2004 Gauff beats Andrea Petkovic in straight sets to reach Linz finalWorld No 110 set to climb to at least 80th in Monday’s rankingsAmerican teenage sensation Coco Gauff reached the first WTA final of her career on Saturday as the 15-year-old beat Andrea ...
18:42 2019-10-12

Ellen DeGeneres: should we judge her by the company she keeps? | Rebecca Nicholson Mixing with George W Bush doesn’t exactly enhance her liberal credentialsEllen DeGeneres is nice, isn’t she? She dances funny. She’s got lovely twinkly eyes and she’s made it OK for grans everywhere to love lesbians, if they’re like Ellen and are nic...
18:42 2019-10-12

The uproar over AOC's hair is a reminder that women can't win under the patriarchy Women simply can’t play by the patriarchy’s rules – which is why we need to stop and lean all the way outSign up for The week in patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
18:42 2019-10-12

Erdoğan has managed the unthinkable: uniting all the other Middle East rivals Turkey’s Syria invasion following US withdrawal of its troops means that all bets are now off in the Middle EastBy invading northern Syria last week, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan achieved what many thought impossible – uniting all the regional countries and ...
18:42 2019-10-12

The IMF thinks carbon taxes will stop the climate crisis. That's a terrible idea | Kate Aronoff The IMF’s proposed $75-per-ton tax would exacerbate rampant inequality. There are better ways to fund decarbonizationA well-circulated statistic this week, from a new book by the University of California, Berkeley, economists Emmanuel Saez and Gabrie...
18:42 2019-10-12

MI6 accused of thwarting effort to solve 1961 killing of UN chief Files on Dag Hammarskjöld plane crash are being withheld, says inquiryMI6, the secret intelligence service, is under pressure to share its files on the mysterious death of a UN secretary general who was killed in an air crash almost 60 years ago.Dag ...
18:42 2019-10-12

Donald Trump is a 'potty-mouth', says Nancy Pelosi President made crude comment about Biden at rally‘Potus has become a potty-mouth and children are listening’Donald Trump has “become a potty-mouth and children are listening”, the House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, told Democrats, after the president accus...
18:42 2019-10-12

Hong Kong protesters defy ban on masks as they clash with police Petrol bomb thrown at metro station and government offices vandalised as unrest continuesThousands of protesters are continuing to defy a ban on wearing masks in Hong Kong as clashes have again taken place between demonstrators and authorities.A petr...
18:42 2019-10-12

California wildfires bring destruction to Los Angeles suburbs Two people feared dead and numerous buildings destroyed100,000 evacuated but utility restores power to consumersMillions without power. A hundred thousand ordered to evacuate. A major highway through Los Angeles closed for most of the day, as hills a...
18:42 2019-10-12

New evidence shows how asteroid dust cloud may have sparked new life on Earth 470m years ago Isotope found in seabed sediment points to clash of solar bodies near Mars, study suggestsAstronomers have discovered intriguing evidence that an asteroid break-up blanketed Earth with dust millions of years ago. The event dramatically cooled the pla...
18:42 2019-10-12

Typhoon Hagibis: millions across Japan told to evacuate homes Tokyo braced for arrival of storm and up to 60cm of rain as flights and trains cancelledMore than 1 million people in Japan have been ordered to leave their homes as Typhoon Hagibis hit Tokyo, having already caused power outages, flooding and widespr...
18:42 2019-10-12

Trump calls Rudy Giuliani a 'great guy' as impeachment pressure mounts President had appeared to distance himself a day earlierTrump calls Giuliani ‘greatest Mayor in the history of NYC’Donald Trump came to the defence of Rudy Giuliani on Saturday, only a day after saying he didn’t know if the former New York mayor was ...
18:42 2019-10-12

Today in History for October 12th Highlights of this day in history: Columbus lands in Americas; USS Cole bombed in Yemen; Soviet leader Khrushchev bangs shoe at UN; Blast rips Bali nightclub; Opera's Luciano Pavarotti born; Singer John Denver dies in plane crash. (Oct. 12)  &...
18:42 2019-10-12

It was once 'inconceivable' that he would go to college. Now, he's homecoming king He was born with Down syndrome and survived open heart surgery. "We have seen the most beautiful side of human nature," says dad of son's time at MSU.        ...
18:42 2019-10-12

4 killed, 3 injured in shooting at illegal gambling site in Brooklyn, police say New York police say four people were killed and three others injured in a shooting at an illegal gambling site in Brooklyn.        ...
18:42 2019-10-12

Saddleridge fire is only 19% contained as thousands near Los Angeles still can't return home The Saddleridge fire near Los Angeles has consumed 7,500 acres though winds are easing up. Tens of thousands of people still can't return home.        ...
18:42 2019-10-12

In Yellowstone, visitors must tread carefully around wild animals In Yellowstone National Park, the four-legged residents rule the roost and humans are just the visitors -- who must tread carefully.        ...
18:42 2019-10-12

Police respond to reports of shooting at New Hampshire church A large police presence gathered outside a church in Pelham, New Hampshire, amid reports of a shooting Saturday morning.        ...
18:42 2019-10-12

State of Emergency declared in Southern California counties amid deadly wildfires Hot, dry weather and strong Santa Ana winds served as the fuel for multiple wildfires to ignite across Southern California on Thursday, prompting officials to issue mandatory evacuation orders....
17:56 2019-10-12

After raising $4.5M in third quarter, O'Rourke says he needs to 'break through' now more than ever Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke raised $4.5 million in the third quarter, his campaign announced Friday as he acknowledged it was more urgent than ever to "break through" in the still-crowded primary....
17:56 2019-10-12

Columbus Day: Celebrating cultural heritage, or the colonization of Native Americans? A growing number of cities, states and universities are replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day, also known as Native Americans Day.        ...
13:42 2019-10-12

From Mutya to Beyoncé: who is the best girl band member of all time? To mark Sugababes’ return, it’s time to rank the 25 greatest female pop-group performersModern Toss on girl bandsTime has not necessarily been kind to late 00s quintet the Saturdays, a sort of Girls Not Quite Loud Enough. But every solid girl band ne...
13:14 2019-10-12

The day I confronted Harvey Weinstein: ‘He said, "You think you can save everyone"’ Long conference calls and bad-tempered threats: an exclusive extract from Ronan Farrow’s book Catch And KillRead an interview with Ronan Farrow hereBy fall 2017, I had taken my story to the New Yorker. As the investigation moved closer to publication...
13:14 2019-10-12

Japan orders evacuations as Typhoon Hagibis arrives Flights grounded, trains halted and supermarkets shut, while rugby and F1 Grand Prix also affectedLatest: millions advised to evacuate across JapanHundreds of thousands of households in Japan were advised to evacuate due to fears of flooding as a pow...
13:14 2019-10-12

Jackie Brown star Robert Forster dies aged 78 Forster was a versatile character actor whose career was unexpectedly rescued by his Oscar-nominated role in Quentin Tarantino’s cult thrillerRobert Forster, the handsome and omnipresent character actor who got a career resurgence and Oscar nominatio...
13:14 2019-10-12

See where the Louisiana governor candidates stand on key issues See where Louisiana governor candidates Ralph Abraham, Eddie Rispone and John Bell Edwards stand on Medicaid expansion, minimum wage and other issues.        ...
12:28 2019-10-12

‘Balunacy’: Colorado’s ‘balloon boy’ hoax is still a talker 10 years later On Oct. 15, 2009, Captivated viewers followed the drama of a 6-year-old who reportedly floated away in balloon. But when it landed, he wasn't there.        ...
12:28 2019-10-12

Arizona Football Gameday: Washington TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Washington was pushed around in its last game, a bruising 23-13 loss to big, powerful Stanford. The Huskies face a different kind of challenge Saturday night in the desert. Arizona is not oversized nor bruising. The Wildcats like...
12:28 2019-10-12

Trump announces ‘substantial’ China trade deal in the works Washington and Beijing agreed to a “substantial” interim trade deal on Friday, averting a tariff increase on Chinese goods that had been planned for Oct. 15 and auguring an export windfall for US farmers, President Trump said Friday. The president...
10:28 2019-10-12

Trump grants new powers to impose tough sanctions on Turkey Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday that the administration was not slapping sanctions on Turkey at this time — but that the Trump administration would be giving his department “significant new sanctions authorities” targeting “any person a...
10:28 2019-10-12