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|Man Accused Of Breaking Off Terra-Cotta Warrior’s Thumb For Souvenir
Some people’s idea of justice is an eye for an eye, but China wants “severe punishment” for a man who stole a clay thumb.
POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2018 4:56 PM
|Students protest outside White House after deadly school shooting
Trump's press secretary said he supports efforts to improve the federal background check system, and students protest outside White House after deadly school shooting.
POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2018
|Shepard Smith Flames Trump For Not Condemning Russia — Ever
President Donald Trump blasted the FBI, his own Justice Department and national security adviser H.R. McMaster, the previous Congress, Democrats, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Oprah Winfrey in a Twitter tirade in the wake of indictments against 13 Russians in the investigation of interference in the 2016 presidential election.
POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2018 8:08 PM
|Man who says he could have been 'school shooter' tells his story
MSNBC's Katy Turn interviews Aaron Stark, who says he could have been a school shooter in 1996 if he had access to guns.
POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2018 6:52 AM
|U.S. Ice Dancing Team Breaks Down After 'Heartbreaking' Mistake
The dream of an Olympic medal came to a crashing end Tuesday for U.S. ice dancing team Madison Chock and Evan Bates.
POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2018 11:41 PM
|Carnival investigates "cruise from hell"
Carnival has launched an investigation into a wild brawl off the Australian coast, that saw 23 passengers kicked off a cruise. Some on board accuse security of being heavy handed. Joel Labi reports.
POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2018 8:30 AM
|5 officers killed in overnight Sufi protests in Iran
Iranian police said Tuesday the number of security officers killed in overnight protests by a Sufi sect had risen to five, with around 300 people arrested. Footage on state television showed a bus ploughing into a group of policemen in northern Tehran, which police said led to three deaths. On Tuesday, police spokesman Saeed Montazer Almehdi said two members of the hardline Basij militia, which is linked to the Revolutionary Guards, were also killed.
POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2018 4:14 AM
|Day turns into night as Indonesia's Mount Sinabung spews towering ash cloud in biggest eruption this year
Mount Sinabung in Indonesia has erupted once again shooting plumes of smoke and hot ash over 23,000 feet into the air. The volcano had not been active for four centuries until 2010 and since then it has displaced 30,000 people. Indonesia on Monday raised flight warnings around the volcano on Sumatra island to their highest level after its biggest eruption this year. Mount Sinabung erupts thick volcanic ash in Karo on Sumatra island on February 19, 2018. Credit: TIBTA PANGIN/Source: AFP Areas around the crater of the volcano, located about 1,181 miles northwest of the capital, Jakarta, have been off-limits for several years because of frequent volcanic activity. The Bureau of Meteorology's Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VACC), in Australia's northern city of Darwin, issued maps on Monday showing an ash cloud heading in three directions from Sinabung, to the north, northwest and south-southeast. Indonesia also upgraded its Volcano Observatory Notice for Aviation (VONA) to red, its highest warning, and said the ash-cloud top had reached 23,872 feet, according to a ground observer. An Indonesian man takes picture of Mount Sinabung volcano as it spews thick volcanic ash into the air in Karo, North Sumatra, on February 19, 2018 Credit: ENDRO RUSHARYANTO/AFP Sinabung is about 47 miles southwest of Kualanamu International Airport in Medan. Nur Isnin Istianto, head of the regional airport authority, said Kutacane airport in Aceh province had been closed, but the wind direction allowed the airport of Kualanamu, Meulaboh and Silangit to remain open. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman for Indonesia's Disaster Agency, said the eruption began on Monday morning, accompanied by multiple earthquakes and showering surrounding villages with small rocks. "In five districts it became dark with a visibility of about 5 metres," he said in a statement. School children walk as Mount Sinabung erupts in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018 Credit: Sarianto/AP No casualties were reported. The agency urged the public to stay out of a 4-mile exclusion zone around the crater, and watch for further warnings, which could cover floods. The 8,071-ft tall volcano is among Indonesia's most active. When Sinabung erupted in 2014, more than a dozen people were killed and thousands were evacuated.
POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2018 12:38 AM
|Iranian rescuers find wreckage from plane crash
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported.
POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2018 9:55 AM
|Man Assaults Gas Station Cashier With Hot Dogs After Refusing to Let Him Buy Beer: Cops
A corn dog stick was allegedly also involved.
POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2018 1:27 PM
Top News and Analysis (pro)
|Fed could 'rock the boat' with what it says about market's worst fears: higher inflation, interest rates
The Fed minutes Wednesday could have more impact than usual if they provide any insight on inflation and interest rates.
POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2018 11:45 PM
|Intensity among young voters and women could help Democrats overrun the GOP in midterm elections
Americans lately have expressed satisfaction with the prospect that lower taxes will boost their paychecks. Yet that doesn't mean the economy will dominate voters' attention this fall.
POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2018 10:45 PM
|Former Walmart US CEO: Gun regulation is the responsibility of the government, not retailers
Legislators, not retailers, should be responsible for regulating guns, says ex-Walmart US CEO.
POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2018 10:58 PM
|Amazon has quietly launched an exclusive line of over-the-counter health products
The products could spark a price war and put pressure on other store-brand profit margins.
POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2018 8:14 PM
|NXP shareholders owe a big 'thank you' to Broadcom's CEO
Broadcom CEO Hock Tan says that buying NXP doesn't solve Qualcomm's problems — but he's currently a hero to NXP shareholders.
POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2018 9:46 PM
|Trump pushes ban on 'bump stocks' — devices that turn weapons into 'machine guns'
The gunman in the Las Vegas massacre had at least 12 rifles fitted with the device that Trump now wants banned.
POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2018 8:56 PM
|More than half of Amazon's HQ2 finalist cities inherited a political problem
Eleven Amazon HQ2 finalist cities are in states lacking nondiscrimination laws. Gay rights advocates have noticed.
POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2018 1:31 PM
|Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: LendingClub, Boyd Gaming, Texas Roadhouse & more
See which stocks are posting big moves after the bell.
POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2018 10:31 PM
|Troll networks manipulated gun conversation after Florida shooting, expert says
It's a common tactic among these types of troll networks to sow division among Americans, New Knowledge's Jonathan Morgan says.
POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2018 11:16 PM
|Trump vowed to force pipeline makers to buy American steel. Now he's gone 'radio silent'
President Trump used to boast about forcing pipelines to use U.S. steel, but he has dropped the plan from speeches.
POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2018 6:27 PM