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Woman arrested after trying to break into Seattle home through dog door

The Kissimmee Police Department is paying tribute to two of its fallen officers, Officer Matthew Baxter and Sergeant Sam Howard with a free community …

Crime

California lawmakers pass wildfire-related garage door safety bill

Lawmakers have passed Senator Bill Dodd’s wildfire-related garage door safety bill.<p>The proposal, which will require newly sold or installed electric …

An Achievable Underwater Camera

We are surrounded by sensors for all forms of environmental measurement, and a casual browse through an electronics catalogue can see an experimenter …

Raspberry Pi

After Strava Heat Map Revealed Military Sites, Fitness Tracking Bans Are Issued to Active Duty Military

The popular fitness app Strava is used by millions of people worldwide and the Strava heat map that was published months ago shows this. But, it also …

Fitness Technology

DC mayor taunts Trump after cancellation of military parade

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump sought to cast blame Friday for the cancellation of his planned military parade on Washington city council officials, saying they had inflated the cost.<p>Soon after the President tweeted, Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser claimed she "got thru" to Trump about costs for the …

Donald Trump

Trump says he is likely to strip DOJ official's clearance 'very quickly'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump said Friday that he would likely strip the security clearance of a Justice Department official "very quickly," opening a new front in his battle with figures related to the special counsel investigation into his campaign and Russian election …

Donald Trump

U.S.-Turkey tensions escalate as American pastor remains under house arrest

River surfing surging in popularity in Missoula, Montana<p>01:37<p>Baby boom at Arizona hospital: 16 nurses pregnant at the same time<p>01:05<p>Dozens of high schools scrap varsity football programs after struggling to fill positions<p>01:53<p>Electric scooters, the latest transportation trend, spark safety …

High School Football

Omarosa acted dishonorably by recording confidential White House conversations – but here’s the bigger problem

Even if you strongly oppose President Trump and want to see him defeated in 2020 or impeached before then, you should hope his presidential campaign succeeds with its legal action against Omarosa Manigault Newman alleging she violated a nondisclosure agreement. And if she broke any laws you should …

Donald Trump

President of All the People

Trump’s job approval nearly doubles among black Americans<p>The Left and its henchmen in the old-guard media relentlessly insist that President Donald …

Donald Trump

The US deported hundreds of parents without their kids. Should those parents be brought back?

<b>(CNN) —</b> As US officials scramble to track down hundreds of parents who were deported without their children, attorneys are sparring over a key question: Should deported parents be brought back to the US as part of reunification efforts?<p>Government attorneys argue that's taking things too far. But …

Immigration

Trump escalates feud with U.S. spy chiefs after Brennan flap, hinting he'll strip more security clearances

President Trump escalated his feud with the nation’s law enforcement and intelligence community Friday, threatening to revoke the security clearance of a Justice Department official and defying a bipartisan backlash of complaints that he is seeking to stifle criticism and politicize national …

Donald Trump

Why Should Cities Bear the Cost of Trump’s Rallies?

Donald Trump thinks Washington, D.C. charged him too much to host his parade. But he still owes a lot of cities money for past events.<p>Friday was one of those mornings when Donald Trump directed his Twitter ire at a mayor.<p>This time, Donald Trump blamed the cancellation of the military parade he had …

Donald Trump

DOJ employee who heckled immigration chief didn't violate rules, agency finds

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A Justice Department employee who heckled DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen at a Washington restaurant and criticized the administration's immigration policy online did not violate rules against political activity by government workers, a watchdog agency found.<p>In a letter dated this …

Immigration

US to send hospital ship to Colombia amid refugee crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is preparing to dispatch a hospital ship to Colombia and possibly other parts of South America to help relieve strain on health care systems overloaded by an influx of hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans who have fled that crisis-racked nation, Defense Secretary Jim …

South America

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser takes on Trump — and takes a turn in the limelight

D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser didn’t wake up Friday expecting to trade body blows on Twitter with the president of the United States. Then the phone rang.<p>“I was feeding my baby,” Bowser (D) said in an interview. “I got a call that I had made it to Donald Trump’s — or the city had made it to Donald …

Donald Trump

White House drafts docs for Trump to revoke more security clearances: report

The White House has drafted more documents to revoke the security clearances of current and former officials who have been critical of President …

Donald Trump

A Family Lives in Limbo After an Amusement Park Accident

HASLEMERE, England — Luke Gibbs drives from his home in Maidenhead south to Surrey about once a month now.<p>It’s been three years since his wife, Rachel, an American, was critically injured in a go-kart accident at a Michigan amusement park. Because it was an unseasonably cool August day, Rachel wore …

Karting

Bomb that killed 40 children in Yemen was supplied by the US

<b>(CNN) —</b> The bomb used by the Saudi-led coalition in a devastating attack on a school bus in Yemen was sold as part of a US State Department-sanctioned arms deal with Saudi Arabia, munitions experts told CNN.<p>Working with local Yemeni journalists and munitions experts, CNN has established that the …

Middle East

China: U.S. should ‘stop releasing’ reports on military

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis should “stop releasing” assessments of China’s military, the Communist power said in response to a new Pentagon report …

China

Judge told to consider protections for Montana grayling fish

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An appeals court on Friday told a judge to take another look at whether a Montana fish should be protected, saying that U.S. wildlife officials did not consider all environmental factors when they decided against designating the Arctic grayling as a threatened or endangered …

Fishing

Congo Ebola outbreak: 78 cases, 44 deaths, 10 health workers infected

<b>(CNN) —</b> There have been 78 cases of Ebola reported in the current outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo as of Wednesday, the World Health Organization said Friday.<p>Of those cases, 51 are confirmed, and 27 are probable. This includes 44 deaths.<p>The reported …

Disease

Shots Fired: Omarosa Releases Tape of Lara Trump — Lara Shuts Her Down with Scathing Statement (See Here)

She just can’t seem to — or won’t — go away.<p>Controversial ex-White House employee and reality TV star Omarosa Managault Newman once again made …

Donald Trump

The Church is tempted by power and obsessed with sex

The crisis of the Catholic Church is not a matter for Catholics only.<p>Love it or hate it — or anywhere in between — this is one of the most important, influential institutions in world history, with boots on the ground in every corner of the world. Its good works are monumental. No agency, I …

Los Angeles

AP source: It's not just audio, Manigault Newman has video

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not just audiotapes.<p>Omarosa Manigault Newman has a stash of video, emails, text messages and other documentation supporting the claims in her tell-all book about her time in the Trump White House, a person with direct knowledge of the records told The Associated Press …

Donald Trump

Ex-lawyer of pharma executive Shkreli gets 18 months prison for fraud scheme

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York lawyer was sentenced to 18 months prison on Friday for helping Martin Shkreli, currently serving a seven year prison sentence after being convicted of related charges, defraud a drug company that Shkreli had founded.<p>Evan Greebel, who was outside counsel to Shkreli's …

Corruption

U.S. judge approves plan to reunite separated immigrant families

(Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday approved a plan to reunite hundreds more families who were separated by border officials after they entered the United States from Mexico.<p>The plan negotiated by the U.S. government and immigrant rights advocates marked the second stage of federal efforts to …

Immigration

Trump says Cuomo's 'political career is over' after governor claimed America 'was never that great'

President Trump slammed New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday, claiming “his political career is over” after the Democrat’s remarks earlier this week declaring that America “was never that great.”<p>“Which is worse, Hightax Andrew Cuomo's statement, ‘WE’RE NOT GOING TO MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN, IT WAS …

Andrew Cuomo

California Christians, Prepare for Civil Disobedience

Opinion<p>Posted: Aug 17, 2018 9:18 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>As California …

Vatican in 'shame and sorrow' over abuses in Pennsylvania

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican expressed "shame and sorrow" Thursday over a scathing Pennsylvania grand jury report about clergy who raped and molested children in six dioceses in that state, calling the abuse "criminally and morally reprehensible" and saying Pope Francis wants to eradicate "this …

Pope Francis

Utah lawyer says his religious beliefs are more important than sick people who use medical cannabis

A Salt Lake City-area lawyer named Walter J. Plumb III is trying to remove Utah's medical marijuana initiative from the ballot in November. Plumb, …

Cannabis