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  • Kids Found Chained In California Home, Parents Arrested

    Kids Found Chained In California Home, Parents Arrested

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 7:53 AM EST2018-01-16 12:53:48 GMT

    A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family’s home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults.

    A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family’s home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults.

  • CVS vows to stop altering the images it uses to sell beauty products

    CVS vows to stop altering the images it uses to sell beauty products

    Monday, January 15 2018 3:24 PM EST2018-01-15 20:24:34 GMT
    CVS wants women to be able browse for lipstick and moisturizer without worrying whether their lips are full enough or their forehead is smooth enough.
    CVS wants women to be able browse for lipstick and moisturizer without worrying whether their lips are full enough or their forehead is smooth enough.
  • Trump dismisses Haiti, African countries with vulgarity

    Trump dismisses Haiti, African countries with vulgarity

    Friday, January 12 2018 4:30 AM EST2018-01-12 09:30:14 GMT

    In bluntly vulgar language, President Donald Trump questioned Thursday why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and “sh*thole countries” in Africa rather than places like Norway, as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal.

    In bluntly vulgar language, President Donald Trump questioned Thursday why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and “sh*thole countries” in Africa rather than places like Norway, as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal.

  • Ecuador grants nationality to WikiLeaks founder

    Ecuador grants nationality to WikiLeaks founder

    Friday, January 12 2018 1:10 AM EST2018-01-12 06:10:58 GMT

    Ecuador has granted citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after more than five years of living in asylum at the nation's embassy in London, officials announced Thursday.

    Ecuador has granted citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after more than five years of living in asylum at the nation's embassy in London, officials announced Thursday.

  • Trump lawyer sues BuzzFeed for publishing Russia dossier

    Trump lawyer sues BuzzFeed for publishing Russia dossier

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 8:44 AM EST2018-01-10 13:44:59 GMT

    The longtime personal lawyer for President Donald Trump has filed a defamation lawsuit against BuzzFeed for publishing an unverified dossier of allegations about Trump's presidential campaign and Russia.

    The longtime personal lawyer for President Donald Trump has filed a defamation lawsuit against BuzzFeed for publishing an unverified dossier of allegations about Trump's presidential campaign and Russia.

  • HP issues worldwide laptop battery recall

    HP issues worldwide laptop battery recall

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 10:44 PM EST2018-01-10 03:44:44 GMT

    Affected batteries will be replaced at no cost by a technician.

    Affected batteries will be replaced at no cost by a technician.

  • Toyota adds 601,000 vehicles to Takata air bag recalls

    Toyota adds 601,000 vehicles to Takata air bag recalls

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 9:54 PM EST2018-01-10 02:54:46 GMT

    Owners will be notified by March and dealers will replace front passenger inflators or air bag assemblies.

    Owners will be notified by March and dealers will replace front passenger inflators or air bag assemblies.

  • Wounded congressman to have new surgery in shooting recovery

    Wounded congressman to have new surgery in shooting recovery

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 11:41 AM EST2018-01-09 16:41:47 GMT

    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise says he will undergo surgery Wednesday as part of his recovery from last June's shooting at a baseball practice.    

    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise says he will undergo surgery Wednesday as part of his recovery from last June's shooting at a baseball practice.    

  • Takata Adds 3.3 Million Air Bag Inflators To Massive Recall

    Takata Adds 3.3 Million Air Bag Inflators To Massive Recall

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 7:30 AM EST2018-01-09 12:30:04 GMT

    Japanese air bag maker Takata is recalling an additional 3.3 million faulty air bag inflators as it expands the largest automotive recall in U.S. history. 

    Japanese air bag maker Takata is recalling an additional 3.3 million faulty air bag inflators as it expands the largest automotive recall in U.S. history. 

  • Winfrey's Golden Globes Speech Sparks Talk Of 2020 Campaign

    Winfrey's Golden Globes Speech Sparks Talk Of 2020 Campaign

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 7:26 AM EST2018-01-09 12:26:25 GMT

    Oprah Winfrey's impassioned call for "a brighter morning even in our darkest nights" at the Golden Globes has Democratic Party activists buzzing about the media superstar and the 2020 presidential race — even if it's only a fantasy. 

    Oprah Winfrey's impassioned call for "a brighter morning even in our darkest nights" at the Golden Globes has Democratic Party activists buzzing about the media superstar and the 2020 presidential race — even if it's only a fantasy. 

  • Investors to Apple: Fight iPhone addiction among kids

    Investors to Apple: Fight iPhone addiction among kids

    Monday, January 8 2018 2:05 AM EST2018-01-08 07:05:18 GMT
    Two heavyweight investors say Apple should do more to combat iPhone addiction among young people.
    Two heavyweight investors say Apple should do more to combat iPhone addiction among young people.
  • Toy maker, VTech, agrees to pay $650K fine

    Toy maker, VTech, agrees to pay $650K fine

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 12:52 AM EST2018-01-09 05:52:07 GMT

    The FTC says that the VTech settlement is the first privacy and security case related to toys connected to the internet.

    The FTC says that the VTech settlement is the first privacy and security case related to toys connected to the internet.

  • Schumer Urges President Trump to Sign Fentanyl-screening Bill

    Schumer Urges President Trump to Sign Fentanyl-screening Bill

    Sunday, January 7 2018 9:58 AM EST2018-01-07 14:58:16 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - Senator Charles Schumer is urging President Donald Trump to sign legislation that would allow U.S. Customs and Border Protection to buy portable screening equipment to detect the powerful opioid fentanyl before it enters the United States.  

    NEW YORK (AP) - Senator Charles Schumer is urging President Donald Trump to sign legislation that would allow U.S. Customs and Border Protection to buy portable screening equipment to detect the powerful opioid fentanyl before it enters the United States.  

  • Feds actively investigating Clinton Foundation

    Feds actively investigating Clinton Foundation

    Friday, January 5 2018 11:41 AM EST2018-01-05 16:41:28 GMT

    Federal authorities are actively investigating allegations of corruption related to the Clinton Foundation, the charity of Bill and Hillary Clinton, according to a US official briefed on the matter.

    Federal authorities are actively investigating allegations of corruption related to the Clinton Foundation, the charity of Bill and Hillary Clinton, according to a US official briefed on the matter.

  • 'Jeopardy' host Trebek has surgery for blood clots on brain

    'Jeopardy' host Trebek has surgery for blood clots on brain

    Friday, January 5 2018 6:34 AM EST2018-01-05 11:34:55 GMT

    Longtime "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek had surgery for blood clots on the brain, but says he'll be back on the podium soon.

    Longtime "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek had surgery for blood clots on the brain, but says he'll be back on the podium soon.

  • Trump had lawyer urge Sessions not to recuse self

    Trump had lawyer urge Sessions not to recuse self

    Friday, January 5 2018 6:31 AM EST2018-01-05 11:31:59 GMT

    A person familiar with the matter says President Donald Trump directed his White House counsel to tell Attorney General Jeff Sessions to not recuse himself from the Justice Department's investigation into potential ties between Russia and the Trump campaign.

    A person familiar with the matter says President Donald Trump directed his White House counsel to tell Attorney General Jeff Sessions to not recuse himself from the Justice Department's investigation into potential ties between Russia and the Trump campaign.

  • Why cable bills are rising again and what can you do

    Why cable bills are rising again and what can you do

    Friday, January 5 2018 5:16 AM EST2018-01-05 10:16:27 GMT

    Cable and satellite TV providers are ringing in the new year with an unwelcomed gift: higher cable bills.

    Cable and satellite TV providers are ringing in the new year with an unwelcomed gift: higher cable bills.

  • Trump left ‘furious,’ ‘disgusted’ by Bannon over new book

    Trump left ‘furious,’ ‘disgusted’ by Bannon over new book

    Thursday, January 4 2018 7:51 AM EST2018-01-04 12:51:56 GMT

    President Donald Trump launched a scathing attack on former top adviser Steve Bannon, responding to a new book that portrays Trump as an undisciplined man-child who didn’t actually want to win the White House and quotes Bannon as calling his son’s contact with a Russian lawyer “treasonous.”

    President Donald Trump launched a scathing attack on former top adviser Steve Bannon, responding to a new book that portrays Trump as an undisciplined man-child who didn’t actually want to win the White House and quotes Bannon as calling his son’s contact with a Russian lawyer “treasonous.”

  • Trump signs order disbanding voter fraud commission

    Trump signs order disbanding voter fraud commission

    Wednesday, January 3 2018 7:09 PM EST2018-01-04 00:09:14 GMT
    Thursday, January 4 2018 3:52 AM EST2018-01-04 08:52:43 GMT
    President Donald Trump has signed an executive order disbanding his voter fraud commission.
    President Donald Trump has signed an executive order disbanding his voter fraud commission.
  • Few Colleges Track Suicides, Despite Prevention Investments

    Few Colleges Track Suicides, Despite Prevention Investments

    Tuesday, January 2 2018 7:27 AM EST2018-01-02 12:27:45 GMT

    An Associated Press analysis has found nearly half of the nation's largest public universities don't track suicides among their students despite making investments in prevention.

    An Associated Press analysis has found nearly half of the nation's largest public universities don't track suicides among their students despite making investments in prevention.

  • Armed with new data, officials target 'drug-dealing' doctors

    Armed with new data, officials target 'drug-dealing' doctors

    Monday, January 1 2018 2:01 PM EST2018-01-01 19:01:47 GMT
    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a strategy that gives them better access to drug and health-care data is helping them stop doctors who irresponsibly prescribe addictive pain pills.    It's called the Justice Department's Opioid Fraud and Abuse Detection Unit. The unit provides authorities in 12 regions with information on which doctors are prescribing the most, how far patients will travel to see them and whether any have died within 60 days of receiving a prescrip...
    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a strategy that gives them better access to drug and health-care data is helping them stop doctors who irresponsibly prescribe addictive pain pills.    It's called the Justice Department's Opioid Fraud and Abuse Detection Unit. The unit provides authorities in 12 regions with information on which doctors are prescribing the most, how far patients will travel to see them and whether any have died within 60 days of receiving a prescrip...
  • Tightest security ever for New Year's after deadly attacks

    Tightest security ever for New Year's after deadly attacks

    Friday, December 29 2017 8:50 PM EST2017-12-30 01:50:19 GMT

    Police are promising a bigger security detail than ever before at the New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square.

    Police are promising a bigger security detail than ever before at the New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square.

  • Four Children Among The Dead In New York City Fire

    Four Children Among The Dead In New York City Fire

    Friday, December 29 2017 8:06 AM EST2017-12-29 13:06:53 GMT

    Police say four children are among the 12 people killed in New York City's deadliest residential fire in decades.

    Police say four children are among the 12 people killed in New York City's deadliest residential fire in decades.

  • Lawmakers look to truck safety during holiday travel season

    Lawmakers look to truck safety during holiday travel season

    Thursday, December 28 2017 5:42 PM EST2017-12-28 22:42:49 GMT

    New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is introducing a bill aimed at preventing deadly crashes involving tractor-trailers.

    New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is introducing a bill aimed at preventing deadly crashes involving tractor-trailers.

  • Cuomo Grants 59 Pardons, With Focus On Immigrants And Youths

    Cuomo Grants 59 Pardons, With Focus On Immigrants And Youths

    Thursday, December 28 2017 7:23 AM EST2017-12-28 12:23:35 GMT

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has pardoned 59 people for nonviolent crimes, including 18 immigrants whose years-old convictions put them at risk of deportation despite otherwise law-abiding lives.

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has pardoned 59 people for nonviolent crimes, including 18 immigrants whose years-old convictions put them at risk of deportation despite otherwise law-abiding lives.

  • Claire's pulls makeup kits amid asbestos concerns

    Claire's pulls makeup kits amid asbestos concerns

    Thursday, December 28 2017 12:02 AM EST2017-12-28 05:02:27 GMT

    The decision by "Claire's" came after an explosive report by a TV station in Rhode Island. The report claimed that a mother sent her daughter's make-up kit from "Claire's", to a lab for testing, which later tested positive for tremolite asbestos.

    The decision by "Claire's" came after an explosive report by a TV station in Rhode Island. The report claimed that a mother sent her daughter's make-up kit from "Claire's", to a lab for testing, which later tested positive for tremolite asbestos.

  • "Gaming Disorder" To Be Considered Mental Health Disorder

    "Gaming Disorder" To Be Considered Mental Health Disorder

    Wednesday, December 27 2017 8:35 AM EST2017-12-27 13:35:15 GMT

    Playing video games too much and too often will soon be recognized as a mental health disorder.

    Playing video games too much and too often will soon be recognized as a mental health disorder.

  • BREAKING US attacks Syrian air base with cruise missiles

    BREAKING US attacks Syrian air base with cruise missiles

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States has attacked a Syrian air base with roughly 60 cruise missiles in response to a chemical weapons attack it blames on President Bashar Assad.   U.S. officials say the Tomahawk missiles were fired from two warships in the Mediterranean Sea, targeting a government-controlled air base in Syria.   U.S. officials say Syrian government aircraft killed dozens of civilians by using chlorine mixed with a nerve agent, possibly sarin, earlier this wee...
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States has attacked a Syrian air base with roughly 60 cruise missiles in response to a chemical weapons attack it blames on President Bashar Assad.   U.S. officials say the Tomahawk missiles were fired from two warships in the Mediterranean Sea, targeting a government-controlled air base in Syria.   U.S. officials say Syrian government aircraft killed dozens of civilians by using chlorine mixed with a nerve agent, possibly sarin, earlier this wee...
  • GSK Albuterol Inhalers Recall

    GSK Albuterol Inhalers Recall

    (CNN) -- Glaxo-Smith-Kline is voluntarily recalling more than 590,000 albuterol inhalers. When the inhalers are functioning properly, they release a fixed dose of the medication, albuterol, to treat conditions like asthma. The British pharmaceutical company says the recalled devices could potentially deliver incorrect dosages. The voluntary recall is not on the patient-level, but patients are encouraged to seek immediate medical attention if their inhaler is not relieving symp...
    (CNN) -- Glaxo-Smith-Kline is voluntarily recalling more than 590,000 albuterol inhalers. When the inhalers are functioning properly, they release a fixed dose of the medication, albuterol, to treat conditions like asthma. The British pharmaceutical company says the recalled devices could potentially deliver incorrect dosages. The voluntary recall is not on the patient-level, but patients are encouraged to seek immediate medical attention if their inhaler is not relieving symp...
  • Ribbon Cut on the New Seeley Creek Bridge

    Ribbon Cut on the New Seeley Creek Bridge

    JACKSON TWP., PA (WENY) - The first bridge replaced under the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's Rapid Bridge Replacement Project for 2017 was completed Thursday. Officials cut the ribbon on the new Route 549 bridge over Seeley Creek in Jackson Township. The project is part of a statewide initiative replacing nearly 560 bridges throughout the state. Construction started in early February. The construction company also presented a check for $2,074.32 to the Mansfield Univers...
    JACKSON TWP., PA (WENY) - The first bridge replaced under the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's Rapid Bridge Replacement Project for 2017 was completed Thursday. Officials cut the ribbon on the new Route 549 bridge over Seeley Creek in Jackson Township. The project is part of a statewide initiative replacing nearly 560 bridges throughout the state. Construction started in early February. The construction company also presented a check for $2,074.32 to the Mansfield Univers...
  • Frein Hospitalized, Trial Put on Hold

    Frein Hospitalized, Trial Put on Hold

    Friday, April 7 2017 4:18 AM EDT2017-04-07 08:18:28 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 4:03 AM EDT2017-04-18 08:03:01 GMT

    MILFORD, Pa. (AP) - An anti-government sharpshooter charged with killing a Pennsylvania police trooper and injuring a second in a 2014 ambush at their barracks has been hospitalized and his trial has been delayed. Defense attorney Michael Weinstein tells The Associated Press he was informed that Eric Frein was taken to the hospital around 8 a.m. Thursday. He says he doesn't know the reason. Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin told the AP that prosecutors and the defense are...

    MILFORD, Pa. (AP) - An anti-government sharpshooter charged with killing a Pennsylvania police trooper and injuring a second in a 2014 ambush at their barracks has been hospitalized and his trial has been delayed. Defense attorney Michael Weinstein tells The Associated Press he was informed that Eric Frein was taken to the hospital around 8 a.m. Thursday. He says he doesn't know the reason. Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin told the AP that prosecutors and the defense are...

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