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Here’s how a Texas militia planned to assault Islamic convention participants in Houston

"Those motherf***ers are dead meat when they come out of that damn fence."<p>Earlier this month, a group of a few dozen armed members of the Texas …

White Supremacism

New book excerpt: Trump urged Roethlisberger to escort Daniels to room instead of bodyguards

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> Stormy Daniels, in her new tell-all book, says she was "terrified" by Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger after Donald Trump introduced the two at a nightclub in 2006.<p>CNN has an exclusive copy of "Full Disclosure," the book where Daniels details what she says was …

Book Excerpts

Jason Miller Out at CNN After Report He Slipped Woman ‘Abortion Pill’

Jason Miller, a former Trump campaign aide, announced on Saturday that he “decided to step away from his role” as a paid political commentator on CNN …

Apple Releases iOS 12 Shortcuts App User Guide, Highlights Shortcuts App as App of the Day

- Sep 18, 2018<p>Alongside the release of iOS 12 this week, Apple has also released the Shortcuts app, which allows users to create and run shortcuts …

Apps

It might be only two games into the NFL season, but it's been a sorry affair for the Buffalo Bills already.<p>After losing their first game 47-3 against …

Vontae Davis

Bombshell discovery in Dallas police shooting of man in wrong apartment leads to more questions

Questions surrounding the mysterious death of Botham Shem Jean, the 26-year-old man killed by Dallas police officer Amber Guyger on Sept. 6 after she allegedly mistook Jean’s apartment for hers, continue to mount, adding additional confusion to an already mind-bending case.<p>Now, two different …

Police Shootings

A Border Patrol Agent Has Been Arrested For Killing Four Women

Webb County District Attorney Isidro Alaniz described Ortiz as a "serial killer" who preyed on sex workers whom he picked up at bus stops and parking …

Freddie Oversteegen, Who As Teenager Lured Nazis Into A Forest To Make Out Then Had Them Killed, Dies At 92

“Yes, I too shot them. And what am I but a person? You want to pick them up.”<p>Freddie Oversteegen, a true World War II hero, passed away on September …

World War II

Police raid New Jersey couple's home after $400G in GoFundMe cash they raised for homeless veteran disappears

Police raided the home Thursday of a New Jersey couple who have been ordered by a judge to appear in court to explain what happened to the $400,000 they raised online for a homeless Good Samaritan.<p>Footage taken from the scene showed a shiny, black BMW car being towed away from the Bordentown …

New Jersey

Burt Reynolds, star of Deliverance and Boogie Nights, dies aged 82

Burt Reynolds, the star of Deliverance, The Longest Yard and Boogie Nights, has died aged 82. His manager, Erik Kritzer, confirmed the news on Thursday that Reynolds had died that morning at Jupiter medical center in Florida. The star had undergone a quintuple heart bypass in February 2010 but had …

Charisma

A Black Man Was Accused of Shooting at a Cop, Now the District Attorney Is Saying There's No Evidence That He Even Had a Gun

Guns

Why Young Men of Color Are Joining White-Supremacist Groups

PORTLAND, Oregon—Outfitted in a flak jacket and fighting gloves, Enrique Tarrio was one of dozens of black, Latino, and Asian men who marched …

Rights & Freedoms

I Trained And Ate Like Thor For A Week To Get His Body

Swapping kebabs for abs<p>Everyone wants to be a superhero. The powers, the glory, the ability to wear coloured tights in public. But how can us normal folk achieve this greatness without subjecting ourselves to radiation poisoning (The Hulk) or wrapping ourselves up in tinfoil (Iron Man)? The …

Marvel Studios

People Are Actually Destroying Their Nikes After Colin Kaepernick Was Featured In An Ad

Destroying my clothes to own a corporate entity.

Social Media

Riverdale 42, Grace King 12: Antonio Joseph, rushing attack pace Rebels in win | NOLA.com

<b>Riverdale 42, Grace King 12</b><p><i>at Joe Yenni Stadium (Aug. 30), non-district game</i><p><b>HOW THE GAME WAS WON: 4 KEY MOMENTS</b><p>The first drive for Riverdale was an …

College Football

Papadopoulos: Trump 'nodded' at suggestion of Putin meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump "nodded with approval" at the suggestion of a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to a court filing that seeks leniency for a former campaign aide who lied to the FBI.<p>Lawyers for George Papadopoulos are seeking probation, saying the …

Donald Trump

Arizona Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald: John McCain 'cared about the substance of my heart'

PHOENIX -- Arizona Cardinals' wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald honored John McCain at his memorial service Thursday, saying some may wonder how they became friends, given their differences.<p>His tribute touched on McCain's service in the Navy, the sacrifices he made as a prisoner of war in North …

Arizona Cardinals

When McCain’s anti-Asian slur stalled his ‘Straight Talk Express,’ he doubled down. Then, he apologized.

A finale to one of the most turbulent weeks in the presidency of Donald Trump, the death Saturday of Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona compelled a reckoning with the divisions and rage roiling his party and his country.<p>“In an era filled with cynicism about national unity and public service, …

George W. Bush

McCain’s choices for days of tributes deliver a symbolic final rebuke to Trump

By Paul Kane<p>Paul Kane<p>Senior congressional correspondent and columnist<p>Email Bio Follow<p>PHOENIX — An African American NFL legend, the first openly gay Republican congressman to address a national GOP convention, and a registered Democrat who runs an investment firm helping low-income Latinos. It’s …

Gillum responds to 'monkey this up' comment: DeSantis is joining Trump 'in the swamp'

Midterms 2018<p>ORLANDO, Fla. — Andrew Gillum, the black Democratic nominee for governor in Florida, said Wednesday that it was "clear" his GOP rival "is going to join Donald Trump in the swamp" after Ron DeSantis said in a television interview that the state should not "monkey this up" by electing …

Republicans

DeRay McKesson Explains What White People Still Don't Get About Racism

The activist talked to us about his new book, Ferguson, and how white supremacy hurts the country.<p>Four years ago, DeRay McKesson was a school administrator in Minneapolis when he saw the protests against police violence in Ferguson, Missouri, on the news and thought, as he told me, <i>This is wild.</i> The …

Black Lives Matter

Texas ex-officer is sentenced to 15 years for killing an unarmed teen

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Texas jury sentenced a former police officer to 15 years in prison Wednesday night for the shooting death of an unarmed African-American teen in a Dallas suburb.<p>The jury deliberated for 12 hours before deciding the fate of former Balch Springs officer Roy Oliver. In addition to the prison …

Alton Sterling

'The 40-Year-Old Virgin' actor, convicted of attempted murder, granted parole

A parole board has determined that a former actor who was convicted in 2010 of attempted murder for repeatedly stabbing his girlfriend at her San Marcos home will be released from prison.<p>Shelley Malil, 45, who is probably best known for a small role in the movie “The 40-Year-Old Virgin,” appeared …

Crime

Ex-Officer Who Killed 15-Year-Old Jordan Edwards Found Guilty of Murder

John McCain, senator and former presidential candidate, dies at 81

Programming note: For more on the late senator's legacy, tune in to "John McCain: For Whom the Bell Tolls" Sunday at 9 p.m. ET/PT.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Whenever America was in a fight during his long lifetime, John McCain was in the thick of it.<p>McCain, who has died at the age of 81, was a naval bomber pilot, …

Campaign Finance

What Happens If You Don't Drink Enough Water?

From day one, we've been taught that it's important to stay hydrated. But what happens if you don't drink enough water? Is it really that bad for …

Texas politician's explanation of why NFL players are kneeling goes viral

As has been repeated many times, when Colin Kaepernick and every NFL player (and professional athlete) that followed him took a knee or raised a fist during the national anthem, it wasn’t protesting the anthem itself.<p>It is a protest to bring attention to inequality and police violence against …

Ted Cruz

Black Americans still are victims of hate crimes more than any other group

JASPER, Texas — Former Texas prosecutor Guy James Gray keeps a 20-year-old CD in his desk that documents with graphic photos one of the most vicious …

Father of slain Colorado woman sobs, seethes in courtroom

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Frank Rzucek Sr. leaned forward in a Colorado courtroom, weeping with his face in his hands as his son-in-law, just feet away, was told Tuesday he could face the death penalty if convicted of killing Rzucek's daughter and two granddaughters.<p>Collecting himself, Rzucek glared as …

Police seek protesters who toppled Confederate statue in North Carolina

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Reuters) - University of North Carolina police on Tuesday were reviewing video to find the protesters who toppled a statue of Confederate soldier on campus, part of a recent movement to dismantle U.S. Civil War symbols that critics say glorify the South's legacy of slavery.<p>About …

Rights & Freedoms