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Black Woman Dragged to the Ground, Arrested by Officers in Alabama Waffle House Over Dispute About Plastic Utensils

Add asking about whether it’s protocol to pay for plastic utensils to the list of things you apparently can’t do while black without someone calling …

Crime

Photo appears to show mysterious ‘beast’ on the prowl

A mysterious “half human, half animal” creature has been caught on camera after it was said to have savaged two dogs.<p>The beast is reported to have …

The teenager sentenced to 241 years in prison

<b>A man who committed a brutal robbery as a teenager in Missouri, firing a gun at two people, will be in prison until he dies. Is that fair?</b><p>Bobby Bostic wakes up at 4.45am, every day.<p>He washes his face, brushes his teeth, goes for breakfast around 5.30. He comes back, watches TV - usually CNN - …

Crime

'Super blue blood moon': stargazers prepare for rare celestial event

Blue moon, super moon and blood moon combine to create moment not seen in the skies in more than 150 years<p>A rare celestial event will grace the skies during the coming week when a blue moon and lunar eclipse combine with the moon being at its closest point to Earth, resulting in what is being …

Supermoon

World’s oceans rise to hottest temperatures ever recorded ‘by far’

The world’s oceans rose to the highest temperatures ever recorded by far in 2017, scientists have warned.<p>Research by a team of Chinese experts found …

Global Warming

Brazil yellow fever crisis: dozens dead as São Paulo closes city gardens and zoo

Health officials plan to vaccinate millions as cases of yellow fever rise during the Southern Hemisphere rainy season<p>São Paulo closed its zoo and botanical gardens Tuesday as a yellow fever outbreak that has led to 70 deaths is picking up steam.<p>The big Inhotim art park, which attracts visitors from …

São Paulo

Tsunami watch cancelled for Calif. after 7.9 magnitude quake in Alaska

A 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit just before 2 a.m. Pacific time Tuesday in the Gulf of Alaska and triggered a tsunami warning for the region, along with a tsunami watch for California, including the San Francisco Bay Area, Washington and Oregon before the National Weather Service cancelled the watch.<p>…

Natural Disasters

Winter isn’t coming in Alaska, and people are dying

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Winter is off to a late start in parts of the nation’s largest — and usually coldest — state.<p>Months of higher-than-normal …

Global Warming

Government shuts down as lawmakers still searching for a deal

<b>(CNN) —</b> The federal government shut down at midnight Friday as senators continued to scramble to reach a deal to fund the government.<p>This is the first modern government shutdown with Congress and the White House controlled by the same party, and it comes on the one-year anniversary of President …

Donald Trump

Unstable East Antarctic Ice Sheet Could Spell Catastrophe

New research has confirmed one of the worst nightmares of climate science: the instability of the East Antarctic ice sheet.<p>This vast mass holds …

State Department Warns Americans Not To Travel To Five Mexican States

The U.S. State Department is warning Americans not to travel to five Mexican states, issuing a "do not travel" advisory.<p>"Violent crime, such as homicide, kidnapping, carjacking, and robbery, is widespread," the State Department said in the notice Thursday.<p>As a result, the department says the …

Mexico

'Like a WWI battlefield': 15 dead as mudslides wipe away homes in fire-ravaged Southern California

MONTECITO, Calif. <b>—</b> Rescue teams battled through rain-sodden muck and debris Wednesday seeking to reach more areas ravaged by landslides that sent deadly torrents of mud and water over homes in Southern California. The death toll rose to at least 15, but the search was expanding and the figure could …

Southern California

Influenza kills 7-year-old boy; overcrowded hospitals forced to use tents

In California, 27 people younger than 65 have died since October, compared to four last season.

Viruses

It Snowed in the Sahara and the Photos Are Breathtaking

Look, I know we cover a lot of the bad types of weather here. Wildfires, droughts, extreme cold, hurricanes. But allow me to make it up to you with …

See the Time's Up Pin Many Stars Will Be Wearing to the 2018 Golden Globes

Several stars will be donning a Time's Up pin at the <b>2018 Golden Globes</b> to show their support for the recently launched sexual harassment prevention …

Golden Globes

Airstrikes in Syrian rebel enclave kill at least 17 civilians, says monitor

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says regime and Russian raids also injured 35 in eastern Ghouta<p>Syrian regime and Russian airstrikes in a rebel-held enclave near Damascus have killed at least 17 civilians, a war monitor has said.<p>Eastern Ghouta, one of the last remaining opposition …

Middle East

Iran protests: Students 'among more than 1,000 arrested'

<b>Ninety university students are among more than 1,000 people arrested since anti-government demonstrations began last month, say reformist MPs in Iran.</b><p>Mahmoud Sadeghi told the Iranian Students' News Agency that many of them were not involved in protests.<p>Another MP, Farid Mousavi, said it was a …

South Asia

Iranians chant ‘death to dictator’ in biggest unrest since crushing of protests in 2009

Interior minister warns protestors will ‘pay a price’, and Trump warns Tehran to respect freedom of speech as at least two die in demonstrations<p>Iranians took to the streets for a third day of anti-government protests in what appeared to be the biggest domestic political challenge to Tehran’s …

South Asia

Niagara Falls is a frigid, beautiful wonderland right now

It's bitterly cold across parts of the U.S. and Canada right now, and the freezing temps aren't going away anytime soon.<p>The bright side? Pretty …

Survey of top U.S. evangelical churches reveals "three explosive insights"

Church Clarity set out to report the policies and structure of America's churches, a project doomed to anger them. It results in "three explosive …

Construction workers just accidentally discovered 30 perfectly preserved dinosaur eggs

The holidays are all about happy surprises, and paleontologists got one heck of a shock earlier this week after learning about an unexpected …

France sets up tax dept to investigate Jews

The department currently has 20 Hebrew-speaking employees, and is in the process of hiring five more.<p>><br>• ><p>Emmanuel Macron. (photo credit: REUTERS)<p><b>Tel</b> …

Israel

Top Marine general: 'There's a war coming'

The commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Robert Neller, told troops Thursday that "there's a war coming" and urged them to be prepared.<p>"I hope I'm …

Military

Is the United Nations Fulfilling Ancient Biblical Prophecy?

Opinion<p>Posted: Dec 22, 2017 10:05 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>On December 21, …

Don't argue with the Devil - he's much more intelligent than us, says Pope Francis

The Devil is more intelligent than mere mortals and should never be argued with, Pope Francis has warned.<p>Satan is not a metaphor or a nebulous concept but a real person armed with dark powers, the Pope said in forthright remarks made during a television interview.<p>“He is evil, he’s not like mist. …

'Hero' exchanged fire with gunman, then helped chase him down

<b>(CNN) —</b> The deadliest shooting in Texas history could have claimed even more lives if it weren't for two strangers who jumped into action, authorities said.<p>When Devin Patrick Kelley opened fire inside First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs on Sunday, Stephen Willeford, who lives near the …

Crime

Fact check: Team Trump uses misinformation, inaccuracies responding to Mueller probe

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump and his stable of surrogates have tried to discredit former campaign adviser George Papadopoulos in wake of his guilty plea to special counsel Robert Mueller, casting him as nothing more than a low-level "coffee boy" who rarely -- if ever -- interacted with …

Donald Trump

The war against Pope Francis

His modesty and humility have made him a popular figure around the world. But inside the church, his reforms have infuriated conservatives and sparked a revolt. By Andrew Brown<p>Pope Francis is one of the most hated men in the world today. Those who hate him most are not atheists, or protestants, or …

Christianity

"A deranged animal": Trump’s newest lie about Obama is causing fury inside and outside the military

Trump says he loves the military. His latest assault on Obama shows that he doesn’t.<p>President Trump lies so often, and on such an astonishingly wide array of topics, that it’s rare for any single one of them to spark as much raw fury as his baseless accusation that Barack Obama and other previous …

The Eerie Light in the London Sky: Pictures

England