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Saudi Arabia is about to release a group of 'de-radicalized' militants who were once at Guantanamo Bay — and the Trump administration is not happy about it

RIYADH — Saudi Arabia is quietly preparing to release a group of Yemenis once held in Guantánamo, the first non-Saudis to graduate from its 13-year-old deradicalization program. The imminent release of the nine Yemeni men, however, comes at a tense time for the kingdom and a potentially awkward …

Middle East

Ex-priest took confession, then murdered Texas beauty queen: prosecutors | Reuters

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A former Roman Catholic priest took the confession of a Texas beauty queen, then lured her to a church rectory and killed her, prosecutors said on Thursday to start a trial for a 1960 murder that has been one of state’s most notorious cold cases.<p>Former priest John Feit …

Crime

Trump says he'll release JFK assassination papers pending 'the receipt of further information'

President Trump indicated on Twitter Saturday he will most likely release 3,600 top-secret files about the assassination of former President John F. …

JFK Assassination

Las Vegas shooter wired $100k to the Philippines

Las Vegas suspect Stephen Paddock wired $100,000 to the Philippines last week, according to an NBC News report. Paddock's girlfriend, Marilou Danley, …

Las Vegas Shooting

Weapons cache found at Las Vegas shooter's home

<b>(CNN) —</b> Stephen Paddock, who sent bullets and terror down on thousands attending a Jason Aldean concert in Las Vegas, had an arsenal in his 32nd-floor hotel room and at his home 80 miles away, officials said.<p>Police recovered 23 guns from his Las Vegas hotel room and another 19 guns from Paddock's …

Las Vegas

Trump attacks San Juan mayor over hurricane response

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump launched an attack on San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz on Saturday for criticizing the White House's hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico, accusing her of "poor leadership" and suggesting that the island's residents are not doing enough to help …

Caribbean

ISIS leader seemingly breaks 11-month silence in audio recording

<b>(CNN) —</b> The leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, seems to have broken his 11-month silence with a long audio message in which he mocks the United States, calls on jihadis to rally against the Syrian regime and insists that ISIS 'remains' despite its rapid loss of …

China urges restraint amid war of words between Trump and North Korea | Reuters

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - China on Monday called for all sides in the North Korea missile crisis to show restraint and not “add oil to the flames” amid an exchange of increasingly bellicose rhetoric between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.<p>North Korean Foreign …

North Korea

Aides warned Trump not to attack North Korea's leader personally before his fiery U.N. address

Senior aides to President Trump repeatedly warned him not to deliver a personal attack on North Korea's leader at the United Nations this week, saying insulting the young despot in such a prominent venue could irreparably escalate tensions and shut off any chance for negotiations to defuse the …

The Love Is There. The Sex Is Not. (Well, Only Once a Month.)

<b>The “Dear Sugars” podcast is an advice program hosted by Steve Almond and Cheryl Strayed. The audio contains more letters; submissions are welcome at dearsugars@nytimes.com. If you’re reading this on desktop, click the play button below to listen. Mobile readers can find “Dear Sugars” on the</b> …

Residents warned to ‘get out or die’ as Harvey unleashes new waves of punishing rains and flooding

HOUSTON — The storm once known as Hurricane Harvey made its second landfall Wednesday, dumping record rains and spurring additional flooding in small Texas cities that lie east of now-devastated Houston.<p>Harvey, which had swung out into the Gulf of Mexico again, came ashore at dawn near the …

Extreme Weather

LGBTQ to Trump: "Why Don't We Belong?"

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- The past seven months have been traumatic for the LGBTQ community. Within a day of Pres. Trump’s inauguration, the White House …

Conflict between Trump and Congress escalates as difficult agenda looms

The conflict between President Trump and Congress escalated a day after he threatened to shut down the federal government over funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall as well as targeted opponents in Congress, aggravating tensions as a difficult legislative agenda looms.<p>Trump is now at odds not only …

Republicans

Trump threatens shutdown, suggests controversial pardon at Arizona rally

PHOENIX — President Trump on Tuesday threatened to shut down the government over border wall funding, said the North American Free Trade Agreement is likely to be terminated and signaled that he was prepared to pardon former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, who is anathema to the Latino …

Donald Trump

Top Navy admiral orders fleetwide investigation following latest collision at sea

SEOUL — The Navy’s top admiral on Monday ordered a fleetwide review of seamanship and training in the Pacific after the service’s fourth major accident at sea this year, a collision of the USS John S. McCain off Singapore that left 10 sailors missing.<p>The accident, which occurred Monday east of the …

Rowing

Trump’s Embrace of Racially Charged Past Puts Republicans in Crisis

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s embrace of the country’s racially charged past has thrown the Republican Party into crisis, dividing his core supporters who have urged him on from the political leaders who fear that he is leading them down a perilous and shortsighted path.<p>The divisions played out in …

Thousands march in D.C., across country to protest Trump climate policies

Thousands of people across the U.S. are marching on President Donald Trump's hundredth day in office to demand action on climate change.<p>In Washington, D.C., large crowds on Saturday made their way down Pennsylvania Avenue in sweltering heat. They planned to encircle the White House.<p>Organizers say …

How to decorate Easter eggs using stuff you already have in your kitchen

Scrambling to get ready for Easter, and don't think there's time to hit the craft stores and dye eggs? Think again.<p>Awesome ingredients for dyeing and decorating eggstraordinary Easter eggs are as close as the kitchen cupboards, closets or desk drawer.<p><b>How to make perfect hard-boiled eggs, …

North Carolina governor signs bill repealing and replacing transgender bathroom law amid criticism

North Carolina lawmakers retreated from the state’s controversial law that restricted which public restrooms transgender people can use, repealing it Thursday in the face of economic pressure in favor of a new bill that gay rights groups attacked as discriminatory.<p>The legislature approved the bill …

LGBTQI

We Can Now Harness The Tardigrade's Strangest Superpower - And Give It to Other Organisms

Turn them into living glass.<p>Tiny tardigrades - also known as water bears and moss piglets - have many strange properties, including being able to …