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CBS Helps John McCain Celebrate Memorial Day With Call For Ground Troops In Iraq

McCain never met a war or military conflict he didn't want to escalate and this Memorial Day weekend was no different. Here's soon to be retired <i>Face</i> …

Special Forces

Narendra Modi’s First Year by Numbers: What India’s Markets Show

A year after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s landslide election victory, financial markets have given him a positive report card though …

Massive India heatwave 'kills 500'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1169000/1169510_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524655625_1c977677da0a92d7da81fb789e78c47c<p><b>At least 500 people are reported to have died in a heatwave sweeping India, with temperatures reaching 48C (118F) in some areas.</b><p>Most deaths have taken …

This Australian Superfan Tricked Prince Harry Into a Kiss

Here, a play-by-play.<p>Aside from the whole, you know, royalty and incredible wealth thing, it must be kind of hard to be Prince Harry. You know you will likely never be king, but you still have to travel the world like a combination of politician and celebrity, shaking hands and talking to world …

Actress Anne Meara, wife of Jerry Stiller, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress and comedian Anne Meara, whose comic work with husband Jerry Stiller helped launch a 60-year career in film and TV, has …

Keeping Up with the Kardashians Recap: Kylie Jenner: 'I Go Through These Times Where I Hate My Life'

Within the Kardashian-Jenner clan, reactions to Bruce Jenner‘s transition from male to female have been supportive but wide-ranging.<p>As we saw in last …

Make the best clam chowder, inspired by SORTEDFood's trip to San Francisco

YouTube stars SORTEDFood have been eating their way through the U.S. as part of their #LostandHungry tour, and creating recipes inspired by all the delicious regional cuisine they've had and best practices they've learned from Americans. Here, they share their recipe for a creamy clam chowder, …

San Francisco

Boy Scouts President Robert Gates: Ban on Gay Adults Is Unsustainable

The president of the Boy Scouts of America on Thursday urged the organization to drop its ban on gay adults, saying the outdated policy would eventually crumble under the weight of social, political and legal forces.<p>Robert Gates, the former secretary of defense, said in a speech to the Scouts’ …

Son in Duggar TV Family Apologizes After Molestation Allegations

A son in the large, Christian family featured in reality television show "19 Kids and Counting" issued an apology and quit his job on Thursday after reports that he molested underage girls when he was a teenager.<p>Josh Duggar, 27, is the eldest child of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, whose long-running …

Duggar

Baltimore Grand Jury Indicts Six Officers in Freddie Gray's Death

A grand jury in Baltimore has indicted six officers in the death of Freddie Gray, the city's top prosecutor said Thursday.<p>In a hasty early-evening news conference, State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby reeled off the charges handed down by the grand jury against the officers: Caesar Goodson Jr., William …

TLC pulls '19 Kids and Counting' amid molestation scandal involving Josh Duggar

TLC has stopped airing episodes of its hit reality series "19 Kids and Counting," in light of molestation allegations involving the Duggar family's oldest child.<p>The network made the announcement on its Facebook page Friday afternoon, telling viewers, "Effective immediately, TLC has pulled all …

Duggar Family

John Nash, Nobel Prize Winner and Subject of 'A Beautiful Mind,' Killed in Car Crash

John Nash, winner of the Nobel prize in economics and the subject of the movie "A Beautiful Mind," was killed with his wife Saturday in a car crash in New Jersey, according to state police.<p>Nash and his wife, Alicia, were traveling in a taxi on the New Jersey Turnpike in Middlesex County when it hit …

Nobel Prize

Wear a tie, help a hero: Company donates proceeds to help veterans find jobs

Around the same time David Herzka was creating his tie company last year, a good friend returned home from his second tour of duty for the U.S. Army in Afghanistan in search of a job.<p>"He was talking about having to go into the workforce, and I was kind of shocked when he told me there wouldn't be …

U.S. Army

John Stamos 'heartbroken' over reports the Olsen twins won't appear on 'Fuller House'

While the majority of the "Full House" cast has signed on for the show's Netflix spinoff, it seems that Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, who originally played Michelle Tanner on the show, won't be a part of the revival.<p>The news came via a statement executive producer Robert L. Boyett gave to The …

Fuller House

John Nash, mathematician portrayed in A Beautiful Mind, dies in car crash

The Nobel Prize winner and his wife were travelling in a taxi in New Jersey<p>John Nash, the Nobel Prize-winning mathematician, died with his wife on Sunday when a taxi they were in crashed in New Jersey.<p>Nash, 86, was the inspiration for A Beautiful Mind, the Oscar-winning film in which he was played …

Frustrated Prince Harry howls as he misses open goal

Prince Harry appeared to have temporarily lost his skilful touch on the polo field, missing two shots that spectators described as 'open goals’<p>It should have been Prince Harry’s triumphant return to the polo pitch after spending five weeks abroad.<p>However, the fourth in line to the throne ended up …

Prime Minister urged to 'repair damage’ to defence

Air Chief Marshal Sir Michael Graydon says Cameron will be a failed statesman if he does not spend 2 per cent of GDP on Britain’s security<p>David Cameron will not be remembered as a statesman if he fails to commit to spending 2 per cent of Britain’s national income on defence, the former head of the …

Thousands flee deadly flash floods in Texas

At least two die as heavy rainfall and tornadoes sweep the US midwest<p>Record-breaking rainfall and damaging tornadoes wreaked havoc across the US midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods that killed at least two people and forced another 2,000 to evacuate.<p>A firefighter in Oklahoma was swept to his …

How to Lose Those Last 5 Pounds Forever

You're THIS CLOSE to finally reaching your weight-loss goal!<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness</i>.<p>In the beginning of a weight-loss journey, pounds melt away like ice cream on a hot summer day. But as you get closer to your goal, it's not …

Jeremy Clarkson latest: Top Gear Live events could go ahead with Hammond and May if Clarkson is sacked

The organisers of the Top Gear Live tour have hinted that Richard Hammond and James May will be expected to go ahead with shows this year even if Jeremy Clarkson is sacked this week<p>Richard Hammond and James May will be expected to go ahead with a series of <b>Top Gear</b> Live events this year even if</b> …

David Cameron: I do not want to serve a third term as Prime Minister

David Cameron sparks intense speculation about the future of the Conservative leadership as he suggests George Osborne, Boris Johnson and Theresa May would all be good candidates for the top job<p><b>David Cameron</b> has said he does not want to stand for a third term as Prime Minister because a "fresh pair …

Daily bowl of quinoa could save your life, says Harvard University

People who ate around 34 grams of whole grains per 1000kcal per day lowered their risk of premature death by 17 per cent<p>It is the news that middle-class foodies across Britain have been waiting for: quinoa could save your life.<p>A study by Harvard Public School of Health had found that eating a daily …

Utah restores firing squad as method of execution

Governor Gary Herbert signs law to restore firing squad after more than a decade - method will be used if lethal drugs are unavailable.<p>Utah has become the only state to allow firing squads for executions after Gov. Gary Herbert signed a law approving the controversial method's use when no …

Lil' Chris, star of Rock School, dies at 24

Rock School star Lil' Chris, who had a top 3 hit with Checkin' It Out, found dead in 'non-suspicious' circumstances<p>Lil’ Chris, the singer who found fame on the TV reality show Rock School, has died suddenly at the age of 24.<p>Suffolk Police said they are not treating the death of suspicious.<p>The …

African elephants could be extinct 'within a decade'

African elephants could be extinct in the wild within the next decade, a major conservation conference in Botswana has been told.<p>The Africa Elephant Summit, attended by delegates from around 20 countries including China – which is accused of fuelling the poaching trade – heard new figures from the …

Heinz to merge with Kraft to create US food giant

Kraft shareholders will receive $16.50 a share and own 49pc of The Kraft Heinz Company in a mega-merger to create the fifth largest food and drink company in the world<p>Kraft Foods has agreed a $100bn merger with Heinz to create the fifth biggest food company in the world, in latest blockbuster deal …

Jeremy Clarkson sacked: BBC Director General statement on Top Gear's future

Director General Lord Tony Hall makes a statement about his decision to sack Jeremy Clarkson as a Top Gear presenter<p>Tony Hall, the Director General of the BBC <b>made a statement about Jeremy Clarkson</b> saying "I've always been a fan of his work on Top Gear", he continued, "voices like Jeremy's has a …

The Jeremy Clarkson story

<b>Jeremy Clarkson will not have his contract at the BBC renewed, in the wake of allegedly punching a producer. But how did he get to where he is now?</b><p>"In the competition between fame and fortune, you'd take fortune every day of the week," Jeremy Clarkson once said. "Fame is almost constant pain."<p>But …

Jeremy Clarkson: Tony Hall statement in full

The BBC's director general has announced that Jeremy Clarkson's contract will not be renewed after a physical altercation with a producer.<p>Tony Hall said that he had considered the facts and come to a conclusion based on them.<p>He also thanked Mr Clarkson for his work with the BBC.