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Mother's nightmare at Mexico resort: 'There is more to this deeper, darker story than we know'

MILWAUKEE — She didn’t walk out.<p>That much Karen Newton knows about the night her 22-year-old daughter went missing from their room at a luxury resort in Mexico’s alluring Riviera Maya.<p>She <i>couldn’t</i> walk. She could barely stand. It was 1:30 a.m. when her daughter had come back to the room from the …

Crime

Principal says Trump is worse than 9/11 terrorist attacks

The principal of a fancy New York City private school says the election of President Trump is worse than the September 11, 2001 terrorist …

Mini Taggie Quilt

This project is written by sewing author Laura Strutt who blogs at http://www.madepeachy.com/. It is sponsored by Simply Solids who kindly provided …

Speaker Of Iran's Parliament Suggests Prisoner Swap For Rezaian, Other Americans

In a new sign that Iran might consider freeing Jason Rezaian, a powerful Iranian politician tells NPR that there are "practical" ways to liberate the <i>Washington Post</i> reporter and other American prisoners. He then sketched the outline of a trade.<p>"That's one way," Ali Larijani, the speaker of Iran's …

Asia

Family of slain Washington state farmworker seeks $25 million in U.S. lawsuit | Reuters

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Relatives of an unarmed Mexican immigrant farmworker who was shot dead this year by patrolmen in Washington state filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday seeking more than $25 million in damages.<p>Relatives of Antonio Zambrano-Montes carry his coffin after a funeral mass in Pomaro, in …

Latin America

Green Sea Turtles Break Nesting Record on Florida Beaches

Endangered green sea turtles, once on the brink of disappearing, love Florida beaches, and for a second time in the past three years they are setting …

Turtles

Police Disturbed to Find This in at Least Four Places Around Houston Days After Deputy’s Execution-Style Murder: ‘I Can’t Believe That’

Less than a week after a Texas sheriff’s deputy was fatally shot outside a Houston-area gas station, police have been responding to disturbing graffiti popping up around the city.<p>The graffiti shows emojis of police officers with images of guns pointed at them. They have appeared in at least four …

Shock Audio: Self-Proclaimed Black Lives Matter Activist Declares ‘It’s Open Season on Killing Whites and…Police Officers’ (UPDATED)

<b>UPDATE</b>: New video has emerged seemingly showing “King Noble” making the shocking comments. The video was posted on the man’s apparent YouTube channel.<p>The Right Scoop also alerted TheBlaze to an additional video in which King Noble proclaims white people are responsible for the future killings of …

Black Lives Matter

I am a socially liberal, millennial immigrant—and here’s why Donald Trump has my vote

Billionaire real-estate mogul and now presidential candidate Donald J. Trump is leading the Republican primary polls this summer. Yet, even as his numbers rise the majority of narratives I read online continue to reflect the idea that Trump “has no chance” and that he “shouldn’t be taken …

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Here's what Donald Trump supporters really believe

A new Public Policy Polling poll released on Tuesday shows Trump leading his GOP opponents by a familiar wide margin — 29% of likely GOP primary voters nationwide support the real-estate magnate.<p>Trailing him is the retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, with 15% of the Republican vote. Former Gov. Jeb …

Missouri executes man for 15-year-old girl's 1989 killing

BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — A man who spent nearly 25 years on Missouri's death row was executed Tuesday for the kidnapping, rape and fatal stabbing of a …

Crime

Accused killer of Texas police officer has history of mental illness

The man accused of shooting and killing a suburban Houston officer has a history of mental illness and once lived in a homeless shelter, authorities said on Monday.<p>Sheriff’s deputy Darren Goforth of Harris County was ambushed and shot 15 times, the Harris County district attorney, Devon Anderson, …

Black Lives Matter

Edenworks Is Building The Future Of Food On Urban Rooftops

Avocados from Mexico. Apples from Chile. Broccoli from China. If you take a look at the stickers on the produce you’re buying at the grocery store, chances are they’ll read something like this.<p>Fast-forward twenty years. Instead of driving to Whole Foods to pay top dollar for produce that was picked …

New poll indicates exactly who’s supporting Donald Trump — and the GOP should be worried

Empowering the most vile segment of the Republican base probably isn’t the best idea<p>The question of precisely which segments of the Republican base are responsible for insurgent candidate Donald Trump's dominance in the polls has been answered, and the answer isn't pretty -- but it's really not …

Republicans

Plastic Will Be Inside Nearly Every Seabird on Earth by 2050

​Oceans are the world's forgotten landfill, and seabirds are turning into flying garbage cans.<p>Oceans are the world's forgotten landfill, and seabirds are turning into flying garbage cans.<p>By 2050, 99 percent of all seabird species will be contaminated by the plastic waste flooding our oceans. If a …

Pollution

Why America Should Thank Donald Trump

Where Donald Trump goes, dehumanizing remarks are sure to follow. Fueled by a nationalistic pride catered to white conservatives of the country, Trump's outrageous statements -- the majority of which fall into the two well-worn categories of racism and sexism -- have been often presented by …

Donald Trump

Obama Gets One More Vote Closer To 'Yes' On Iran Deal

Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley announced on Sunday that he will support the White House-backed nuclear deal with Iran.<p>Merkley becomes the 31st Senate Democrat to endorse the agreement publicly, leaving the Obama administration just three votes shy of having enough votes to sustain a veto of a …

Obama Administration

‘The Kind of Thing You See in Dictatorships’: Univision Reporter Tossed by Trump From Presser Lays Out His Concerns

In the wake of Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump tossing Univision’s Jorge Ramos from an Iowa press conference last week, Ramos said Sunday the incident echoes behavior found in “dictatorships.”<p>“What is completely out of line is that a reporter is ejected from a press conference …

We Almost Had 3 Mass Shootings Last Week

For every Roanoke there is a near miss and for every near miss, there are dozens of murders with guns.<p>Roanoke wasn’t just a singular tragedy. It was …

GOP establishment plans Trump takedown

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Mitt Romney rumblings, a setback for President Obama, money issues for Jeb Bush, and the GOP establishment debate about trying to take down Donald Trump -- those stories filled our Sunday trip around the "Inside Politics" table.<p>1. A glaring omission as Obama's party holds its …

Government

In op-ed, Jorge Ramos says it was his journalistic duty to confront Donald Trump | Fox News

Univision anchor Jorge Ramos took to the station's website to defend his headline-grabbing confrontation with presidential candidate Donald Trump at a press conference this week.<p>The essay comes a few days after Trump dismissed Ramos from his press conference after the anchor shouted questions out …

Donald Trump

A Wyoming Rancher Is Fighting Back Against EPA After Being Fined More Than $16 MILLION Over What He Built on His Property

In 2012, the Environmental Protection Agency ordered Wyoming rancher Andy Johnson to dismantle the small pond he had built on his property, claiming it violated the federal Clean Water Act. The order came with a threat of a $37,000-per-day fine.<p>Johnson refused, claiming he “went through all the …

U.S. Army

Here's How Donald Trump Would Explain His Anti-Gay Marriage Stance To His Grandkids

"It's the way it is."<p>If Donald Trump had a gay grandchild, how would he explain his stance against same-sex marriage?<p>"Well, it's the way it is," Trump said Wednesday during a Bloomberg interview with Mark Halperin and John Heilemann. "I wouldn’t speak to them at all about it other than they are who …

'F*cking embarrassment': Conservatives furious after Luke Skywalker actor supports gun control

Actor Mark Hamill got a lesson in right-wing fragility when he spoke out in favor of gun control in the wake of the murder of two TV journalists in …

Donald Trump said he'll win the Latino vote. That's delusional.

<b>To the editor:</b><p>Donald Trumpmakes some far-fetched assumptions and incorrect claims about immigrants. One of the most outrageous is his belief that he will get the Latino vote. ("Donald Trump and Univision's Jorge Ramos engage in testy exchange in Iowa," Aug. 25)<p>Let's take at look at this: He favors …

Donald Trump