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|What You Need To Know About North Korea’s Threat To Detonate An H-Bomb In The Pacific
The international community has watched in dismay as U.S. President Donald “Dotard” Trump and North Korean leader “Rocket Man” Kim Jong Un trade escalating taunts and insults.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 6:10 PM
|Jeff Sessions' New Chief Of Staff: Mueller's Russia Probe Could Be A 'Witch Hunt'
WASHINGTON ― Attorney General Jeff Sessions has appointed as his chief of staff a former federal prosecutor who has written that the special counsel investigation into the Trump administration could be turning into a “witch hunt.”
POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 6:42 PM
|Cassini captured mysterious 'glitch' on Saturn's rings before death dive
Cassini sent home one last batch of photos from Saturn before plunging to its death Friday and among them was an attempt to record a mysterious object embedded in the planet's rings, otherwise known as "Peggy."
POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2017 3:12 PM
|Rescue workers race to find survivors at collapsed Mexico City school
Rescue workers search for students at the Enrique Rebsamen school after an earthquake in Mexico City.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2017 11:48 AM
|Tens Of Thousands In Puerto Rico Told To Evacuate Immediately As Dam Cracks
About 70,000 people in Puerto Rico’s northwestern municipalities of Isabela and Quebradillas were being urged to evacuate immediately Friday after the Guajataca Dam there was found to be in “imminent” danger of failing.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 7:27 PM
|WATCH: Video Of Georgia Students Hitting Teacher Goes Viral
It was a rough day for this teacher.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2017 11:34 AM
|Tiffany Trump faces her father's political adversaries, Sally Yates and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in law school career
In Tiffany Trump's first few weeks at George Law, she's shared the campus with some of the president's most renowned critics -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2017 12:42 PM
|Mass Killer Scott Dekraai Gets Life In Prison In Case Tainted By Government Misconduct
― Scott Dekraai, the shooter in the worst mass killing in Orange County, California, history, was sentenced on Friday to eight consecutive life terms in prison without the possibility of parole, rather than receiving the death penalty, because of government misconduct linked to a jail informant program.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 3:13 PM
|Red faces as Russian monument to creator of Kalashnikov depicts German rifle
The monument in the heart of Moscow was supposed to be a tribute to Mikhail Kalashnikov, the creator of the AK-47 assault rifle. Unfortunately, things went wrong, spectacularly so. The etching on the plinth was not of a Kalashnikov but the StG 44 rifle used by the Nazis during WWII. The mistake was spotted by arms experts, the BBC reported. It left the authorities having to use an angle grinder to remove the offending image. "A mistake has been made by the sculptor," executive director of the Russian Military Historical Society Vladislav Kononov was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies. A man uses an angle grinder as he removes a sketch allegedly featuring German StG44 rifle Credit: Mladen Antonov/AFP The AK-47 was, in fact, the Soviet answer to the Sturmgewehr 44 (StG44), which the German forces used from 1944. Determined to find an equally effective weapon, the Soviet Union launched a competition, which was won by Mikhail Kalashnikov. Having been wounded at the Battle of Bryansk, Kalashnikov began designing weapons. The AK-47 has been in use since the late 1940s. Kalashnikov, who died in 2013, aged 94 made little money out of his invention. Rather ruefully he said he wished he had designed a lawnmower. Although the AK-47 remains the most popular assault rifle in the world, last year the Kalashnikov company said it was branching out into menswear. "Kalashnikov is a global brand," said Kalashnikov's marketing director, Vladimir Dmitriyev, "and we rightly believe that clothing and souvenir products with our symbol will be in demand among buyers."
POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 6:53 PM
|Students Chant 'Get Out' During James Comey's Speech at Howard University
Dozens of students interrupted a speech made by former FBI director James Comey at the 150th opening convocation of Howard University in Washington, D.C.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 2:45 PM