Report: Al-Qaida May Be Planning to Attack U.S. Monday

by By Curt Mills, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016

Filed under National News

Al-Qaida may be attempting to attack the United States on Monday – the day before the presidential election – according to a report.

CBS News reports that U.S. intelligence has alerted joint terrorism task forces that al-Qaida… Read more »

Obama unleashed

by Kevin Liptak, CNN White House Producer, CNN White House Producer

October 26, 2016

Filed under National News

Los Angeles (CNN)Maybe it’s his rapidly approaching return to life as a normal citizen. Or the knowledge that, two weeks from Election Day, his preferred successor is enjoying a decisive edge over Donald Trump. Or maybe it was… Read more »

How Ohio prosecutors are fighting back against deadly heroin

by Max Blau, CNN

October 24, 2016

Filed under National News

On August 21, EMS workers in Springfield, Ohio, found a heroin user passed out behind the wheel of a car. Having watched the drug spread across the state, they quickly administered naloxone, an opioid blocker, to the overdose… Read more »

Eleven states sue Obama administration over bathroom guidance for transgender students

by Mark Berman and Moriah Balingit

May 25, 2016

Filed under National News

Eleven states and state officials filed a lawsuit Wednesday challenging the Obama administration over federal guidance directing schools to allow transgender students to use restrooms and other facilities that match their gender ide… Read more »

Chibok girl Amina Ali meets with Nigerian President after escape

by Stephanie Busari, CNN

May 19, 2016

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Amina Ali, the Chibok girl who escaped Boko Haram after spending more than two years as a prisoner, met with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja Thursday.

During the emotional meeting, Pr… Read more »

Poll: Nine in 10 Native Americans aren’t offended by Redskins name

by John Woodrow Cox, Scott Clement, and Theresa Vargas

May 19, 2016

Filed under National News

Nine in 10 Native Americans say they are not offended by the Washington Redskins name, according to a new Washington Post poll that shows how few ordinary Indians have been persuaded by a national movement to change the football team’s moniker.

The … Read more »

EgyptAir flight MS804 from Paris to Cairo crashes into Mediterranean Sea

by Grasswire Newsroom

May 19, 2016

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An EgyptAir aircraft en-route from Paris to Cairo has crashed into the Mediterranean Sea, according to Egyptian and French authorities.

The A320 was carrying 56 passengers; including one child, two infants, and 10 EgyptAir… Read more »

Senate passes bill exposing Saudi Arabia to 9/11 legal claims

by Mark Mazzetti, New York Times

May 17, 2016

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A bill that would let the families of those killed in the Sept. 11 attacks sue Saudi Arabia for any role in the terrorist plot passed the Senate unanimously on Tuesday, bringing Congress closer to a showdown with the White House,… Read more »

Mississippi School District ordered to desegregate its schools

by Christine Hauser, New York Times

May 17, 2016

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A federal court has ordered a town in Mississippi to desegregate its high schools and middle schools, ending a five-decade-long legal battle over integrating black and white students.
The United States District Court for the … Read more »

Amtrak engineer, distracted by radio talk, lost awareness of curve

by Jason Laughlin and Jonathan Tamari

May 17, 2016

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The engineer operating Amtrak #188 likely lost “situational awareness” of where he was on his route, speeding up before a dangerous curve because he was distracted by earlier radio talk about a SEPTA train struck by rocks, federal… Read more »

Mark Zuckerberg meeting with Glenn Beck to talk about Facebook bias

by James Vincent, The Verge

May 16, 2016

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Facebook’s chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is meeting with Glenn Beck and other leading conservatives this week to discuss allegations of political bias in the social network’s Trending Topics section. In a Facebook post on Sunday, Beck said Zuckerberg’s office had called him about t… Read more »

Urgent inquiry demanded after Manchester United bomb ‘fiasco’

by BBC

May 16, 2016

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An “urgent” inquiry has been demanded after a dummy bomb used in a security exercise caused a Premier League match at Old Trafford to be postponed.
The game between Manchester United and Bournemouth was called off after the i… Read more »