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  • US Marine arrested following fatal Okinawa truck crash

    US Marine arrested following fatal Okinawa truck crash

    Sunday, November 19 2017 10:21 PM EST2017-11-20 03:21:47 GMT
    A US service member was involved in a collision that led to the death of an Okinawa man in the island's capital of Naha, Sunday morning, US Forces Japan said in a news release Monday.
    A US service member has been arrested following a deadly vehicle crash on the Japanese island of Okinawa early Sunday morning.
  • Charles Manson, Whose Cult Slayings Horrified World, Dies

    Charles Manson, Whose Cult Slayings Horrified World, Dies

    Monday, November 20 2017 7:14 AM EST2017-11-20 12:14:48 GMT

    Cult leader Charles Manson, whose followers killed actress Sharon Tate and six others in 1969, has died. 

    Cult leader Charles Manson, whose followers killed actress Sharon Tate and six others in 1969, has died. 

  • Honda recalls 900,000 Odyssey minivans; 2nd row seat may tip

    Honda recalls 900,000 Odyssey minivans; 2nd row seat may tip

    Sunday, November 19 2017 7:26 AM EST2017-11-19 12:26:07 GMT

    Honda is recalling about 900,000 of its Odyssey minivans because the second-row seats may tip forward if not properly latched.

    Honda is recalling about 900,000 of its Odyssey minivans because the second-row seats may tip forward if not properly latched.

  • Trump delays policy on importing elephant parts

    Trump delays policy on importing elephant parts

    Saturday, November 18 2017 9:09 AM EST2017-11-18 14:09:16 GMT

    President Donald Trump says he's delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review "all conservation facts."

    President Donald Trump says he's delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review "all conservation facts."

  • Pentagon exposed some of its data on Amazon server

    Pentagon exposed some of its data on Amazon server

    Friday, November 17 2017 11:03 AM EST2017-11-17 16:03:41 GMT
    A researcher says the Pentagon exposed huge amounts of web-monitoring data in a security failure.
    A researcher says the Pentagon exposed huge amounts of web-monitoring data in a security failure.
  • Gunman in Northern California rampage was not supposed to have guns

    Gunman in Northern California rampage was not supposed to have guns

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 5:30 AM EST2017-11-15 10:30:59 GMT
    A gunman who killed four people in Northern California rammed a pickup through a locked gate and marched onto the grounds of an elementary school, but he could not enter the classrooms, authorities say.
    A Northern California man who killed his wife on the eve of a rampage that claimed four others and included a stop at an elementary school was ordered earlier this year to give up his firearms, officials said Wednesday.
  • Lawmakers introduce legislation to tackle Capitol Hill's sexual harassment problem

    Lawmakers introduce legislation to tackle Capitol Hill's sexual harassment problem

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 12:36 PM EST2017-11-15 17:36:23 GMT
    A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced legislation Wednesday that aims to overhaul the way sexual harassment is treated on Capitol Hill, as fresh stories of misconduct involving sitting members of Congress have...
    A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced legislation Wednesday that aims to overhaul the way sexual harassment is treated on Capitol Hill, as fresh stories of misconduct involving sitting members of Congress have rocked...
  • McConnell proposes Sessions as a write-in to replace Moore

    McConnell proposes Sessions as a write-in to replace Moore

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 9:36 AM EST2017-11-15 14:36:14 GMT
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell floated Attorney General Jeff Sessions as a replacement for Roy Moore, the Alabama Senate candidate accused of sexual misconduct and assault of teenagers when he was in his 30s.
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell floated Attorney General Jeff Sessions as a replacement for Roy Moore, the Alabama Senate candidate accused of sexual misconduct and assault of teenagers when he was in his 30s.
  • Sessions open to idea of Clinton Foundation investigation

    Sessions open to idea of Clinton Foundation investigation

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 7:38 AM EST2017-11-14 12:38:10 GMT

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions is leaving open the possibility that a special counsel could be appointed to look into Clinton Foundation dealings and an Obama-era uranium deal, the Justice Department said Monday in responding to concerns from Republican lawmakers.

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions is leaving open the possibility that a special counsel could be appointed to look into Clinton Foundation dealings and an Obama-era uranium deal, the Justice Department said Monday in responding to concerns from Republican lawmakers.

  • Republicans Continue Abandoning Moore After New Accusations

    Republicans Continue Abandoning Moore After New Accusations

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 7:26 AM EST2017-11-14 12:26:08 GMT

    Roy Moore's support from his fellow Republicans is hemorrhaging.

    Roy Moore's support from his fellow Republicans is hemorrhaging.

  • Report: Trump Jr. Messaged with WikiLeaks During Campaign

    Report: Trump Jr. Messaged with WikiLeaks During Campaign

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 7:12 AM EST2017-11-14 12:12:39 GMT

    The Atlantic is reporting that President Donald Trump's oldest son communicated with the Twitter account behind WikiLeaks, exchanging direct messages during the 2016 election about leaked emails from Democrat Hillary Clinton's campaign and other issues.

    The Atlantic is reporting that President Donald Trump's oldest son communicated with the Twitter account behind WikiLeaks, exchanging direct messages during the 2016 election about leaked emails from Democrat Hillary Clinton's campaign and other issues.

  • Bill Gates' newest mission: Curing Alzheimer's

    Bill Gates' newest mission: Curing Alzheimer's

    Monday, November 13 2017 3:03 AM EST2017-11-13 08:03:29 GMT
    It's one of the holy grails of science: a cure for Alzheimer's. Currently, there is no treatment to stop the disease, let alone slow its progression. And billionaire Bill Gates thinks he will change that.
    It's one of the holy grails of science: a cure for Alzheimer's. Currently, there is no treatment to stop the disease, let alone slow its progression. And billionaire Bill Gates thinks he will change that.
  • Powerful earthquake on Iran-Iraq border kills over 340

    Powerful earthquake on Iran-Iraq border kills over 340

    Monday, November 13 2017 7:54 AM EST2017-11-13 12:54:51 GMT

    A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake that struck the Iraq-Iran border region killed over 340 people across both countries, sent people fleeing their homes into the night and was felt as far away as the Mediterranean coast, authorities reported on Monday.

    A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake that struck the Iraq-Iran border region killed over 340 people across both countries, sent people fleeing their homes into the night and was felt as far away as the Mediterranean coast, authorities reported on Monday.

  • New York Politicians Rally Against Tax Cut Bill

    New York Politicians Rally Against Tax Cut Bill

    Monday, November 13 2017 7:10 AM EST2017-11-13 12:10:39 GMT

    The Senate's top Democrat called on New York and New Jersey representatives to defeat the tax cut bill, saying solid opposition can defeat it. 

    The Senate's top Democrat called on New York and New Jersey representatives to defeat the tax cut bill, saying solid opposition can defeat it. 

  • NY Governor Sings Bill to Allow Medical Marijuana for PTSD

    NY Governor Sings Bill to Allow Medical Marijuana for PTSD

    Sunday, November 12 2017 9:22 PM EST2017-11-13 02:22:45 GMT

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation to add post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of ailments that can legally be treated with medical marijuana. 

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation to add post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of ailments that can legally be treated with medical marijuana. 

  • Schumer Calls Airport Screening Lapses 'Highly Concerning'

    Schumer Calls Airport Screening Lapses 'Highly Concerning'

    Sunday, November 12 2017 8:24 AM EST2017-11-12 13:24:53 GMT

    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says continued lapses in airport screening procedures are "highly concerning and a major threat we must neutralize." 

    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says continued lapses in airport screening procedures are "highly concerning and a major threat we must neutralize." 

  • Trump and Putin Chat Each Other Up at APEC Summit

    Trump and Putin Chat Each Other Up at APEC Summit

    Saturday, November 11 2017 5:39 AM EST2017-11-11 10:39:57 GMT

    President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin may not be having a formal meeting while they're in Vietnam for an economic summit, but they appear to be chumming it up nonetheless.

    President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin may not be having a formal meeting while they're in Vietnam for an economic summit, but they appear to be chumming it up nonetheless.

  • Senate GOP proposes to delay major corporate tax cut a year

    Senate GOP proposes to delay major corporate tax cut a year

    Friday, November 10 2017 3:04 AM EST2017-11-10 08:04:42 GMT
    Saturday, November 11 2017 2:53 AM EST2017-11-11 07:53:16 GMT
    Sweeping tax legislation proposed by Senate Republicans includes a one-year delay in plans for a major corporate tax cut despite strident opposition from the White House and others in the GOP.
    Sweeping tax legislation proposed by Senate Republicans includes a one-year delay in plans for a major corporate tax cut despite strident opposition from the White House and others in the GOP.
  • Penn State payouts on Sandusky abuse claims now top $100M

    Penn State payouts on Sandusky abuse claims now top $100M

    Saturday, November 11 2017 12:11 AM EST2017-11-11 05:11:29 GMT

    Penn State has paid out an additional $16 million to people with claims they were sexually abused by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, raising the total amount of payouts to more than $100 million.

    Penn State has paid out an additional $16 million to people with claims they were sexually abused by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, raising the total amount of payouts to more than $100 million.

  • NY lawmakers reach across aisle, have yet to find bipartisan tax reform solution

    NY lawmakers reach across aisle, have yet to find bipartisan tax reform solution

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 6:18 PM EST2017-11-08 23:18:43 GMT

    “I appreciate the dialogue we had and if we can have more of that I think we can get a lot more done," New York Congressman Tom Reed (R-NY-23) said.

    “I appreciate the dialogue we had and if we can have more of that I think we can get a lot more done," New York Congressman Tom Reed (R-NY-23) said.

  • First openly transgender state lawmaker elected in Virginia

    First openly transgender state lawmaker elected in Virginia

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 7:06 AM EST2017-11-08 12:06:23 GMT

    Virginia voters elected the state's first openly transgender candidate to the Virginia House of Delegates on Tuesday.

    Virginia voters elected the state's first openly transgender candidate to the Virginia House of Delegates on Tuesday.

  • Target offering 10% discount to vets and their families

    Target offering 10% discount to vets and their families

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 10:01 PM EST2017-11-08 03:01:01 GMT

    Starting now through Veterans Day, November 11th, all active duty members, veterans, and their dependents can sign up to receive a one-time 10% discount coupon.

    Starting now through Veterans Day, November 11th, all active duty members, veterans, and their dependents can sign up to receive a one-time 10% discount coupon.

  • Twitter doubles character limit to 280 for (nearly) everyone

    Twitter doubles character limit to 280 for (nearly) everyone

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 7:28 PM EST2017-11-08 00:28:24 GMT

    Users tweeting in Chinese, Japanese and Korean will still have the original limit. That's because writing in those languages uses fewer characters.

    Users tweeting in Chinese, Japanese and Korean will still have the original limit. That's because writing in those languages uses fewer characters.

  • Netflix scam targets user information, credit card numbers

    Netflix scam targets user information, credit card numbers

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 12:02 AM EST2017-11-07 05:02:35 GMT

    Reportedly, more than 100 million people were targeted with this scam.

    Reportedly, more than 100 million people were targeted with this scam.

  • NY, PA lawmakers begin taking up tax reform bill

    NY, PA lawmakers begin taking up tax reform bill

    Monday, November 6 2017 6:18 PM EST2017-11-06 23:18:39 GMT
    WASHINGTON (DC BUREAU) -- House lawmakers returning to work Monday to begin taking up their landmark tax reform plan. “Excited. It’s an exciting day," Pennsylvania Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA-3) said. Mike Kelly is celebrating the long-awaited day. Members of the House Ways and Means committee released the plan last Thursday. It is a proposal Kelly said will make America globally competitive and give a big boost to his constituents' take-home pay. “They’...
    WASHINGTON (DC BUREAU) -- House lawmakers returning to work Monday to begin taking up their landmark tax reform plan. “Excited. It’s an exciting day," Pennsylvania Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA-3) said. Mike Kelly is celebrating the long-awaited day. Members of the House Ways and Means committee released the plan last Thursday. It is a proposal Kelly said will make America globally competitive and give a big boost to his constituents' take-home pay. “They’...
  • Sen. Rand Paul recovering from 5 broken ribs suffered during attack

    Sen. Rand Paul recovering from 5 broken ribs suffered during attack

    Monday, November 6 2017 7:59 AM EST2017-11-06 12:59:30 GMT

    \A senior adviser for Rand Paul says the U.S. senator is recovering from five broken ribs following an assault at his home.

    \A senior adviser for Rand Paul says the U.S. senator is recovering from five broken ribs following an assault at his home.

  • Anthony Weiner Set for Prison Stint for Sexting Conviction

    Anthony Weiner Set for Prison Stint for Sexting Conviction

    Monday, November 6 2017 7:37 AM EST2017-11-06 12:37:13 GMT

    A sexting compulsion that cost Anthony Weiner his seat in Congress and a chance to be New York City's mayor is about to cost him his freedom too. 

    A sexting compulsion that cost Anthony Weiner his seat in Congress and a chance to be New York City's mayor is about to cost him his freedom too. 

  • Texas Church Attack Leaves 26 Dead, Small Community Reeling

    Monday, November 6 2017 7:07 AM EST2017-11-06 12:07:23 GMT

    Authorities say a gunman armed with an assault rifle opened fire inside a small South Texas church, killing 26 people who ranged in age from 5 to 72. 

    Authorities say a gunman armed with an assault rifle opened fire inside a small South Texas church, killing 26 people who ranged in age from 5 to 72. 

  • US carries out 1st airstrikes against ISIS in Somalia

    US carries out 1st airstrikes against ISIS in Somalia

    Saturday, November 4 2017 6:12 AM EDT2017-11-04 10:12:45 GMT

    The U.S. military for the first time has conducted two airstrikes against Islamic State group fighters in Somalia, where the extremists are a growing presence in a country long threatened by the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab.

    The U.S. military for the first time has conducted two airstrikes against Islamic State group fighters in Somalia, where the extremists are a growing presence in a country long threatened by the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab.

  • Netflix says no more Kevin Spacey on 'House of Cards'

    Netflix says no more Kevin Spacey on 'House of Cards'

    Saturday, November 4 2017 12:20 AM EDT2017-11-04 04:20:06 GMT

    Netflix said Friday night that Kevin Spacey will no longer be a part of "House of Cards" and it's cutting all other ties with the actor after a series of allegations of sexual harassment and assault.

    Netflix said Friday night that Kevin Spacey will no longer be a part of "House of Cards" and it's cutting all other ties with the actor after a series of allegations of sexual harassment and assault.

  • Bergdahl gets no prison time for leaving post

    Bergdahl gets no prison time for leaving post

    Friday, November 3 2017 11:44 AM EDT2017-11-03 15:44:30 GMT
    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - A military judge has found that Bowe Bergdahl should serve no prison time for endangering his comrades by walking off his Afghanistan post.      The judge also gave Bergdahl a dishonorable discharge, reduced his rank to private and said he must forfeit pay equal to $1,000 per month for 10 months. The judge made no other comments.      Bergdahl appeared tense, grimaced and clenched his jaw. His attorneys put their arms around h...
    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - A military judge has found that Bowe Bergdahl should serve no prison time for endangering his comrades by walking off his Afghanistan post.      The judge also gave Bergdahl a dishonorable discharge, reduced his rank to private and said he must forfeit pay equal to $1,000 per month for 10 months. The judge made no other comments.      Bergdahl appeared tense, grimaced and clenched his jaw. His attorneys put their arms around h...
  • Trump Twitter Account Restored After Brief Interruption

    Trump Twitter Account Restored After Brief Interruption

    Friday, November 3 2017 7:14 AM EDT2017-11-03 11:14:13 GMT

    President Donald Trump's Twitter account briefly disappeared Thursday evening.

    President Donald Trump's Twitter account briefly disappeared Thursday evening.

  • Bergdahl judge starts deliberating on punishment

    Bergdahl judge starts deliberating on punishment

    Thursday, November 2 2017 12:18 PM EDT2017-11-02 16:18:10 GMT

    Army Col. Jeffery Nance said he planned to spend Thursday afternoon deliberating. He planned to open court again Friday and could continue deliberating then. He didn't indicate when he would deliver the sentence.

    Army Col. Jeffery Nance said he planned to spend Thursday afternoon deliberating. He planned to open court again Friday and could continue deliberating then. He didn't indicate when he would deliver the sentence.

  • Trump's Post-Attack Blame Game

    Trump's Post-Attack Blame Game

    Thursday, November 2 2017 7:17 AM EDT2017-11-02 11:17:53 GMT

    The deadly New York truck attack prompted President Donald Trump to go looking for someone to blame beyond the man accused of doing it. He settled, at least for a time, on Sen. Chuck Schumer.     

    The deadly New York truck attack prompted President Donald Trump to go looking for someone to blame beyond the man accused of doing it. He settled, at least for a time, on Sen. Chuck Schumer.     

  • 3 Killed in Colorado Walmart Shooting; Police Seek Suspect

    Thursday, November 2 2017 7:07 AM EDT2017-11-02 11:07:50 GMT

    Colorado authorities are searching for a man who police say nonchalantly walked into a Walmart and immediately opened fire, killing two men and a woman Wednesday night.

    Colorado authorities are searching for a man who police say nonchalantly walked into a Walmart and immediately opened fire, killing two men and a woman Wednesday night.

  • Latest: Bike Path Attack

    Latest: Bike Path Attack

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 7:24 AM EDT2017-11-01 11:24:12 GMT

    FBI agents and police are searching for evidence in the Paterson, New Jersey, neighborhood where the man suspected of plowing down people on a New York City riverfront bike path lived.    

    FBI agents and police are searching for evidence in the Paterson, New Jersey, neighborhood where the man suspected of plowing down people on a New York City riverfront bike path lived.    

  • 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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