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|As Trump hedges, U.S. military officers condemn Charlottesville rally with clarity
Senior officers in the U.S. Armed Forces have denounced the white nationalists who organized a violent rally last weekend in Charlottesville, Va.
POSTED AUGUST 16, 2017 12:46 PM
|Man charged with spraying manure on US Border Protection car
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A man who says his livelihood in agriculture has been nearly ruined by people who entered the country illegally to work on local farms is facing charges he sprayed liquid manure on a marked U.S. Customs and Border Protection car after confronting an agent about immigration enforcement.
POSTED AUGUST 16, 2017 6:11 PM
|New York to axe Confederate busts from 'hall of fame'
New York authorities are taking steps to remove two busts of Confederate commanders from a "Hall of Fame" as America's most populous city joins others in erasing symbols of the pro-slavery Civil War South. Bronx Community College said the bust of General Robert E. Lee, the commander of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, and another of one of his top generals, Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, would be removed in two to three days. "We want to make it sure we get it done quickly, but without causing damage," said Karla Williams, executive legal counsel at the College, which is part of The City University of New York.
POSTED AUGUST 17, 2017 5:04 PM
|Thirty-seven inmates killed in government raid on Venezuelan prison
By Maria Ramirez PUERTO ORDAZ, Venezuela (Reuters) - Thirty-seven inmates were killed during an overnight raid by government security forces on a prison in Venezuela's southern jungle state of Amazonas, the governor said on Wednesday. The government seeks to reassert control over understaffed prison facilities by sending in special forces from time to time, but deadly confrontations often ensue. "There was a massacre," tweeted Liborio Guarulla, the Amazonas governor, who said 37 prisoners had been killed.
POSTED AUGUST 16, 2017 9:03 PM
|American Airlines Accused Of Destroying Woman's Wedding Dress
The court papers claimed Yewande Oteh of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, decided to sue the airline after it failed to prevent or investigate the incident.
POSTED AUGUST 17, 2017 3:10 AM
|Natalee Holloway's Dad Having Human Remains Tested For DNA
The father of missing Alabama teen Natalee Holloway says he is awaiting the results of DNA testing on bones found in Aruba.
POSTED AUGUST 16, 2017 5:17 PM
|Wildfires trap 2,000 villagers in Portugal
Forest fires cut off a village of 2,000 people in Portugal, as firefighters struggled Thursday to control two major blazes in the centre of the country, local officials said. Summer has seen a record number of fires and Portugal's Interior Minister Constanca Urbano de Sousa has blamed arsonists and human negligence for most of them.
POSTED AUGUST 17, 2017 7:19 PM
|59 Crazy Creative Things To Make With Cauliflower
POSTED AUGUST 16, 2017 12:46 PM
|Two 19-Year-Old Hikers Fall to Their Deaths from Cliff on Mount Hood: 'Terrible'
Emma Place and Emily Lang, both 19, had set up camp on Mt. Hood before their tragic falls, authorities said.
POSTED AUGUST 15, 2017 8:33 PM
|AFL-CIO leader bashes Trump’s ‘totally ineffective’ business council after leaving it
President Trump’s manufacturing council isn’t getting much work done, AFL-CIO chief Richard Trumka said after leaving the council following Trump’s highly criticized response to the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va.
POSTED AUGUST 16, 2017 11:09 AM