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Boy pulls gun on classmate and demands Chicken McNugget, NYPD says

A 12-year-old New York City boy is accused of pulling a gun on a classmate and demanding that she give him her chicken nugget.<p>NYPD say the boy first approached the girl inside a McDonald's in Harlem on Tuesday and asked her for one of her Chicken McNuggets. When the girl refused, police say the boy …

Guns
CNN
Military

The U.S. Just Banned Hoverboard Imports

And it has nothing to do with their fiery explosions.<p>The International Trade Commission announced Wednesday that the United States is banning imports of so-called hoverboards.<p>But while some brands of the auto-balancing scooters are known to spontaneously combust, the U.S.'s decision had nothing to …

South Korea and US set for 'largest ever' war games

<b>The US and South Korea are set to begin their largest ever joint military exercises amid high tensions on the Korean peninsula.</b><p>More than 300,000 South Korean and 15,000 US troops will take part in the drills, Yonhap news agency reported, citing a military official.<p>South Korean defence minister Han …

North Korea
LGBTQI

U.S. stealth jets fly over S. Korea amid N. Korea standoff

Four U.S. F-22 stealth fighters flew low over South Korea on Wednesday in a clear show of force against North Korea, a day after South Korea's president warned of the North's collapse amid a festering standoff over its nuclear and missile ambitions.<p>The high-tech planes capable of sneaking past …

Military

US flies stealth jets over South Korea

The United States has flown part of its stealth fleet from Japan to just south of the border between the two Koreas. The move was meant as a warning …

Exclusive: U.S. & India consider joint patrols in South China Sea - U.S. official

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The United States and India have held talks about conducting joint naval patrols that a U.S. defense official said could include the disputed South China Sea, a move that would likely anger Beijing, which claims most of the waterway.<p>Washington wants its regional allies and …

China

No 'bullying' in the South China Sea, US warns

US President Barack Obama will deliver a tough message to China during a summit with Southeast Asian countries that disputes in the South China Sea must be resolved peacefully and not with a big nation "bullying" smaller neighbours.<p>Obama is to host the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian …

China
NFL

ISIS may have saved the A-10

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS seems determined to destroy much of what's in its path as it tries to conquer more territory in Iraq, Syria and elsewhere, but it may have inadvertently saved a fleet of U.S. Air Force jets.<p>Gen. David Goldfein, the Air Force's vice chief of staff, tells Defense News the rise of the …

Military

Mall of America Goes to Court to Stop Black Lives Matter Protest

The Mall of America is taking legal action in a bid to stop an upcoming protest by members of the Minneapolis chapter of Black Lives Matter.<p>The mall …

UCLA To Face Nebraska In Foster Farms Bowl

The Foster Farms Bowl apparently wanted a team from Southern California really badly in order to impact Northern California tourism at Christmas.<p>For …

U.S. Navy’s Largest Destroyer Ever Heads Out to Sea for First Time

BATH, Maine — The largest destroyer ever built for the U.S. Navy headed out to sea for the first time Monday, departing from shipbuilder Bath Iron Works and carefully navigating the winding Kennebec River before reaching the open ocean where the ship will undergo sea trials.<p>More than 200 …

Military

Gun TV, a channel that lets people order firearms from home, is launching in the US

As insomniacs and impulse shoppers around the world can attest, home television shopping networks can make people covet never-before-contemplated purchases. So it’s worth asking whether a new channel dedicated to showcasing firearms could tempt Americans to buy more guns.<p>Gun TV (GTV Live Shopping) …

Guns

Losing Teams Get to Play In College Football Bowls Now Because Who Cares About Anything

Did you know this? Did you hear this? It is an outrage: There are so many college bowl games now (41 of them) that the NCAA had to change its rules …

College Football

Minnesota Couple Drops $500,000 Check Into Salvation Army Kettle

Call it paying it forward — big time.<p>A Minnesota couple — who at one time lived on discarded food — quietly put a personal check for $500,000 into a Salvation Army kettle located outside a grocery store in a Twin Cities suburb over the weekend.<p>The emblematic red kettle, which the humanitarian …

Homelessness
Justice
Justice

Fake Dutch ambulances smuggle up to £1.6 billion of cocaine and heroin

Prosecutor Robert Davies described it as a 'top-level, audacious, and - up to the point of interception and the arrests - successful and lucrative criminal conspiracy'<p>A fleet of specially adapted fake Dutch ambulances smuggled up to £1.6 billion of top-quality cocaine and heroin concealed in secret …

Crime
Law Enforcement

Colorado Survivor Recounts Haunting Moment When Gunman Stared Him In The Eye

A visibly shaken witness to Friday’s mass shooting at Colorado Springs’ Planned Parenthood clinic described the moment he saw the gunman, identified as Robert Lewis Dear.<p>“Five seconds we stared at each other, and in that five-second period those bullet holes went right through my windshield,” Ozy …

Crime

Suspected Burglar Died After Getting Stuck in California Chimney

A suspected burglar who became stuck in a chimney in Central California died Saturday afternoon after the unsuspecting homeowner lit a fire, the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office said.<p>The incident occurred at around 3 p.m. and firefighters who responded to the Huron home found a man stuck in the …

Crime

Radar points to a hidden chamber in king Tutankhamun’s tomb

Egyptian officials believe they have found a hidden chamber—the possible resting place of queen Nefertiti—alongside king Tutankhamun’s tomb.<p>The Egyptian government gave permission for the Antiques ministry to conduct infrared scans of the tomb in September, after British archeologist Nicholas …

Archaeology
Climate