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Chicago To Sue Feds Over Funding Threats To Sanctuary Cities

Chicago's Mayor Rahm Emanuel is pushing back against the federal government.<p>On Monday, the city is filing suit against the Department of Justice, which announced it would withhold millions of dollars in police grant money from so-called sanctuary cities.<p>Emanuel is suing because he says new rules …

North Korea Threatens ‘Thousand Fold Revenge’ Against US

Kim hits out at sanctions imposed after repeated missile launches

There's a war on for your mind!

'If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you can possibly imagine'<p>Street artists vow to spread Trump Derangement Syndrome in …

Breaking: Winner Of Super Bowl LI Announced

<b>Alex Jones breaks down how the social engineers have used sports to distract the population for centuries.</b><p><b>WATCH: Anti-Trump Super Bowl Ad Exposed</b><p><b>Audi</b> …

Donald Trump is sworn in as president, vows to end ‘American carnage’

Donald John Trump was sworn in Friday as the 45th president of the United States, after which he delivered a dark but ambitious speech promising to throw out entrenched Washington elites, end “American carnage” in cities and restore jobs lost to shuttered factories.<p>“Today, we are not merely …

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Istanbul attack: ISIS claims nightclub shooting; killer still at large

<b>Istanbul (CNN) —</b> ISIS claimed responsibility for the New Year's attack at Istanbul's Reina nightclub that left 39 people dead, but authorities are still scrambling to find the killer.<p>ISIS' claim, made in a statement posted to Twitter, cannot be independently verified by CNN. But it boasted about …

Mall mayhem: Fights break out across the US

<b>(CNN) —</b> Massive brawls and food-court fights played out at more than a dozen malls across the country in what proved to be a chaotic day after Christmas.<p>Some of the mayhem was captured on social media. The chaos prevented some shoppers from grabbing clothes off clearance racks and returning …

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Man Arrested Following Berlin Truck Attack Is Released

<b>Updated at 3:30 p.m. ET</b><p>A day after a truck attack on a Christmas market in Berlin killed 12 people and wounded 48 more, the only identified suspect has been released from custody due to a lack of evidence, according to German officials.<p>No other arrests have been made in connection with the attack. …

How Photographers Captured the Biggest Full Moon in 70 Years

We won't see anything like it again until 2034.<p>Early this morning, astrophotographers got their closest look at the moon in 70 years, and the internet won't stop talking about it. The so-called "supermoon" is a flashy name for any full moon in October, November, and December, when its elliptical …

Donald Trump's election has the Philippine president singing a different tune

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has been in office for just a few months, but he has made clear his opinion of the current US president, calling Obama a "son of a bitch" ahead of a regional summit in September.<p>Duterte expressed regret, and the two leaders met on the sidelines of that event.<p>But …

Square Enix reports $1.02 billion in sales, largely thanks to mobile games

Square Enix continues making some of the most popular RPG games in the industry, and their numbers sure don’t disappoint. The renown game developer has just published its FY17 earnings report, which ends on September 30th, and it seems they are making some mad sales.<p>According to this report, Square …

The Latest: SKorea media say Trump promises military support

LONDON (AP) — The latest on world reaction to the U.S. presidential election (all times local):<p>3:30 a.m.<p>South Korean media say U.S. President-elect …

Republicans maintain control of the Senate

Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania was the apparent decider, as he defeated Democratic challenger Katie McGinty. Control was contingent on Republicans holding seats in Louisiana and Alaska, which they were expected to do.<p>Republicans retained 51 seats, and Democrats retained 47. Two seats haven't been …

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In Iraq, ISIS Attacks City Of Kirkuk As Battle For Mosul Rages

ISIS fighters launched attacks on police Friday in the city of Kirkuk, as Iraqi security forces continued a massive military offensive to try to pry Mosul, one of Iraq's largest cities, from the militant group.<p>"The fighters struck [Kirkuk] before dawn, with suicide bombers hitting four police …

Donald Trump Says GOP Office Firebombed 'Because We Are Winning'

After the North Carolina GOP headquarters was firebombed on Sunday, one of the presidential candidates blamed “animals” while the other called the …

Clinton puts Trump on defense at first debate

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton forced Donald Trump onto defense over his temperament, refusal to release his taxes and his past comments about race and women during a fiery debut presidential debate Monday -- a potentially pivotal moment in a tight election campaign.<p>Clinton, who has seen her dominance of …

Government

Here's what to do when an airline loses your luggage

Thankfully, the US Department of Transportation has started laying down the law on what should happen when you arrive somewhere and your baggage doesn't.<p>Unfortunately, this still varies wildly depending on each airline and each specific situation.<p>To help you navigate these tricky waters, we've …

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Here's How Stop-and-Frisk Laws Got Their Start

During the taping of a Fox News town hall hosted by Sean Hannity on Wednesday, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said he is open to a …

Charlotte police shooting: Family says video is unclear on reported gun

<b>Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) —</b> Relatives of Keith Lamont Scott, after watching two police videos, said they couldn't say what was in his hands when he was shot and killed by a Charlotte police officer.<p>"It is impossible to discern from the videos what, if anything, Mr. Scott is holding in his …

Law Enforcement

Charlotte police won’t make shooting video public; chief says footage is not ‘definitive’

<i>For the latest updates from Charlotte, head here.</i><p>CHARLOTTE — Hours after North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) declared a state of emergency and the National Guard and state troopers moved in, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney resisted calls to release video footage of a police shooting …

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Syria Cease-Fire Negotiated By U.S., Russia Goes Into Effect

BEIRUT — A nationwide ceasefire in Syria brokered by the United States and Russia came into effect at 7 p.m. local time (12 p.m. ET) on Monday, the second attempt this year by Washington and Moscow to halt the five-year-long civil war.<p>Neither the Syrian government or the constellation of rebel …

The Story Behind TIME's Original 9/11 Cover

TIME's original 9/11 cover photographed by Lyle Owerko, on September 11, 2001<br>TIME—Photograph by Lyle Owerko<p>1 of 12<p>On the morning of September 11, …

With Syria 'safe zone' plan, Turkey faces diplomatic balancing act

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey will have to strike a balance between the conflicting goals of Russia and the United States if it is to achieve its ambition of a “safe zone” in northern Syria and build on an incursion which gave it control of a thin strip of the border.<p>A general view shows a damaged …

Middle East

U.S. Calls Turkey's Syria Clashes 'Unacceptable,' Urges Focus on ISIS

ISTANBUL — The United States on Monday criticized clashes between Turkish forces and some opposition groups in northern Syria as "unacceptable," calling on all armed actors in the fighting to stand down and focus on battling ISIS.<p>"We want to make clear that we find these clashes — in areas where …

North Korea bans jeans and piercings in crackdown against Western culture

North Korea has embarked on a nationwide crackdown on residents who wear Western clothing or have Western hairstyles. This includes wearing jeans and …

Domino’s Clever New Pizza Boxes Are Designed For Sharing (On Instagram)

Domino’s U.K released a bold brand refresh for their pizza boxes, and they’re designed to cut through the noise of social media.<p>Domino’s is booming internationally, and has regularly invested in new ideas since turning around its business in 2010.<p>The latest development? Directly translating the …