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Gunman dies after opening fire inside Maryland school leaving two other students fighting for life

A gunman who opened fire inside a US school and shot two fellow students has died after exchanging gunfire with a campus security officer, the County …

Trump calls for shutdown if Congress doesn't pass border-security measures

President Donald Trump on Tuesday called for a government shutdown if Congress does not pass what he considers adequate border-security measures.<p>“If we don’t get rid of these loopholes where killers are allowed to come into our country and continue to kill ... if we don’t change it, let’s have a …

Immigration

Cheater’s Slow-Cooker Beef Bourguignon

1. In a large skillet, cook the bacon over medium heat until crisp, about 5 minutes. Remove from the skillet and transfer to the bowl of a slow …

Creamy Rice with Scallops Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine rice, chicken broth, and water in a large pot over high, and bring to a boil. Stir in thyme sprig, butter, 1 1⁄2 …

Country Lifestyle

Japan lays groundwork for boom in robot carers

Japan’s elderly are being told to get used to being looked after by robots.<p>With Japan’s ageing society facing a predicted shortfall of 370,000 caregivers by 2025, the government wants to increase community acceptance of technology that could help fill the gap in the nursing workforce.<p>Developers …

Robotics

Woman Says She Won $600 Million Jackpot But 'Huge Mistake' Leaves Prize Unclaimed

One month after a New Hampshire woman says she chose all six correct numbers for the lone $559.7 million Powerball grand prize, she has yet to turn in the ticket and the money is lying unclaimed. It's not that she doesn't want it. She just doesn't want the public to know she won it.<p>The woman says …

New Hampshire

As U.S. stocks plummet, Trump goes silent on role in markets | Reuters

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - As U.S. stocks plunged on Monday, President Donald Trump was speaking at an event in Ohio but noticeably not taking credit for the market despite doing so repeatedly when stocks were rising.<p>U.S. President Donald Trump delivers a speech on tax reform after touring …

Stock Markets

Schiff: Kelly should give Trump 'a time out'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Hours off of receiving a second Twitter attack from President Donald Trump, California Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff said White House chief of staff John Kelly should put the President in "time out."<p>"It may be time for General Kelly to give the President a time out," Schiff said in …

Donald Trump

The World’s Best Hotels in Every State

When we travel nothing completes the experience quite like staying in a hotel that understands the local vibe.<p>Every year, T+L asks readers to share …

Delicious Pioneer Woman Recipes That Will Save Dinnertime

Mrs. Drummond, you’ve outdone yourself.<p>When it comes to unabashedly delicious and comforting food, we know Ree Drummond, also known as The Pioneer …

Man dies after being sucked into MRI scanner at Indian hospital

An Indian man died after being sucked into an MRI machine while visiting a relative at a hospital in Mumbai, police said Monday.<p>Rajesh Maru, 32, was yanked towards the machine by its magnetic force after he entered the room carrying an oxygen cylinder, the city’s police said in a statement.<p>“We have …

Magnetism

2 dead, 17 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

BENTON, Ky. (AP) — A 15-year-old student killed two classmates and hit a dozen others with gunfire Tuesday, methodically firing a handgun inside a crowded atrium at his rural Kentucky high school.<p>"He was determined. He knew what he was doing," said Alexandria Caporali, who grabbed her stunned …

High School

Nurse charged with 97 more murders - CNN Video

A German nurse who allegedly killed his victims out of boredom has been charged with 97 murders, potentially making him one of the country's deadliest serial killers.

Turner Broadcasting

Humpback whale ‘saves’ marine biologist from tiger shark

Marine biologist, Nan Hauser, says a humpback whale protected her from a 15-foot tiger shark during a recent dive in the Cook Islands.

Should You Shower in the Morning, or at Night? Yes.

There were few greater sins in my childhood home than going to bed dirty, though I could sometimes appease my mother by just washing my feet before slipping between the clean sheets. Now, as an adult, I cannot bear to get in bed with the grime of the day clinging to my skin. And I’m not alone.<p>We …

Skin Care

Donald Trump Just Pulled Off the Greatest Long Con in History

Winners: Wall Street, corporations, Donald Trump’s kids, and Vladimir Putin. Losers: The rest of us. That about sums it up.<p>Bernie Madoff must be …

'There Will Be More Violence.' A Florida Sheriff Is Trying to Stop a War Between Rival Biker Clubs

Authorities outside Tampa, Florida, are rushing to stop a potential war between rival motorcycle clubs after a local leader was assassinated on …

Flynn pleads guilty to lying to FBI, is cooperating with Mueller

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty Friday to lying to the FBI about conversations with Russia's ambassador and disclosed that he is cooperating with the special counsel's office.<p>Flynn is the first person inside President Donald Trump's …

Donald Trump

Irish report shows lack of respect in EU for UK's handling of Brexit

The near contempt felt by European leaders at the British government’s management of the Brexit negotiations, and their concerns over the “unimpressive” and “surprising” behaviour of Boris Johnson and David Davis, have been revealed by a confidential report drawn up by the Irish government.<p>The …

United Kingdom

Appeal postponed again in 'Nazi Grandma' Holocaust denial case

A court in Germany has once more postponed the appeal of octogenarian Ursula Haverbeck, who has multiple convictions for Holocaust denial. Haverbeck …

US school bullying: Mother charged over hidden recording

<b>A mother in the US who equipped her daughter with a hidden digital recorder at school to catch alleged incidents of bullying has been charged by police and faces five years in jail.</b><p>Sarah Sims is accused of wrongfully using the device to intercept oral communication.<p>She is also accused of …

Crime

US gun control: Jeff Sessions announces review into background checks

<b>US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered a thorough review of the FBI database used to check the backgrounds of people who want to buy guns.</b><p>The review will assess how key information about the gunman who carried out a mass shooting at a church in Texas on 6 November was apparently not …

Guns

Congressman on tape tells woman he would report her to Capitol Police because she could expose his secret sex life

Rep. Joe Barton (R-Tex.), who apologized Wednesday for a lewd photo of him that circulated on the Internet, told a woman to whom he had sent sexually explicit photos, videos and messages that he would report her to the Capitol Police because she could expose his behavior, according to a recording …

Bill Clinton

US stocks on two-day losing streak as health stocks fall

NEW YORK (AP) — So that's what a losing streak feels like. Stocks fell for the second day in a row Friday, which hadn't happened in a month, as Amazon put a scare into yet another industry: medical device and health care equipment companies.<p>Those companies slumped after an analyst for Citi …

Stock Markets

Harry Leslie Smith, 94, on Trump, refugees and poverty

UK war veteran and activist, 94, on fears of US under Trump and his plans to document refugee crisis to spur empathy.<p><b>London, England -</b> When Harry Leslie Smith was a boy, his father hoped that by dragging his hungry son along as he begged for a shift at the Weetabix cereal factory in the northern …

Great Depression

Trump says he believes Putin's election meddling denials

<b>Da Nang, Vietnam (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump suggested on Saturday he's done confronting Russian President Vladimir Putin over his country's election meddling since it's insulting to the Russian leader.<p>Trump said he took Putin at his word that Russia did not seek to interfere in the US …

Donald Trump

Climate change: US report at odds with some in Trump team

<b>The White House has sought to downplay a major climate change report, which was compiled by 13 US federal agencies.</b><p>The study is at odds with assertions from President Donald Trump and several members of his administration.<p>It says it is "extremely likely" human activity is the "dominant cause" of …

Climate Change

This Is How All Your Favorite Chefs Roast Potatoes

A simple side of roasted potatoes seems like one of the easiest things to make, but it all depends on the technique. The appropriate seasonings and …

U. S. judge bars Pentagon from blocking citizenship applications by immigrant recruits

A federal judge has ordered the Defense Department not to block fast-tracked citizenship applications that it promised to about 2,000 foreign-born U.S. Army Reserve soldiers under their enlistment contracts.<p>The order Wednesday came in an ongoing lawsuit over the department’s year-old effort to kill …

Immigration