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Haley: North Korea has brought the world 'closer to war'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Members of the United Nations Security Council strongly condemned North Korea's successful launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile during an emergency meeting in New York on Wednesday, during which US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said the rogue regime's actions have …

North Korea

Archbishop of Canterbury baffled by Christians who back Trump

LONDON — England's top religious authority, the archbishop of Canterbury, said Sunday that he doesn't understand why so many Christians in the U.S. support President Donald Trump.<p>The Most Rev. Justin Welby told ITV's "Peston on Sunday" program that he "really genuinely" can't comprehend why …

Donald Trump

Meet '`Oumuamua,' the Strange Interstellar Asteroid That Sent Us a Message

In the classic 1973 Arthur C. Clarke science fiction novel "Rendezvous With Rama," a mysterious object is detected outside the orbit of Jupiter as it …

Mysterious signals are probably coming from space every second and no one can explain why

It started in 2001, a brilliant burst of light breached the skies. The event had released as much power as 500 million suns. Just a few milliseconds later, the signal had vanished. Astronomers call these powerful flashes Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs).<p>Since 2001, about 30 have been identified. But, new …

Universe

Health minister provokes outrage in India after describing cancer as 'divine justice'

The health minister of an Indian state has provoked anger after describing cancer as “divine justice”.<p>Himanta Biswa Sarma, who is the minister for the Assam state in north western India, said the “background” of some cancer sufferers led him to believe that disease was a punishment from God for …

The Best Celebrity Instagrams From Thanksgiving 2017: Beyoncé, Reese Witherspoon, and More

Thanksgiving is a day for giving thanks. It’s also a day where everyone, <i>everyone</i>, Instagrams a picture of their food, family, or festive decor—even notoriously private and brand-conscious celebs.<p>Afraid that the ’grams from your favorite trendsetter will get lost in the turkey-and-grandma-filled …

Elon Musk finishes building the world’s largest battery, wins bet (updated)

Elon Musk is a few tests away from completing a challenge to build the world’s most powerful battery in three months.<p>In July, Musk made a bet on …

Science

Early Galaxy S9 leaks show Samsung can’t copy the iPhone fast enough

A report from a noteworthy insider said on Wednesday that the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ will be nearly identical to their predecessors when it comes …

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 …

Bullying

Lawsuit: 3M contamination led to more cancer, infertility

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's attorney general alleges that chemicals dumped by 3M Co. in the Twin Cities metro led to an increase in cancer, infertility and babies with low birth weights.<p>The contamination caused $5 billion in health and environmental damage for which 3M should be liable, Attorney …

EPA

Police seek more victims of man accused of scamming and sexually assaulting women

Police in Indiana are searching for more victims of a man accused of exploiting and sexually assaulting women.<p>Lenard Adams, 32, is so far charged with attacks against four women in the Indiana towns of Merrillville, Hobart and Highland, according to Hobart police.<p>He is charged with rape, …

Virgin Galactic may offer superfast city-to-city flights

Space tourism company’s craft would fly much faster than the supersonic Concorde.<p>Suborbital space tourism and research may be just the beginning for Virgin Galactic.<p>The private spaceflight company eventually aims to add superfast point-to-point passenger flights to its repertoire, which would …

Space Travel

US slaps new sanctions on North Korean, Chinese companies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration imposed new sanctions Tuesday on a slew of North Korean shipping firms and Chinese trading companies in its latest push to isolate the rogue nation over its nuclear weapons development and deprive it of revenue.<p>The Treasury Department also designated a …

North Korea

Donald Trump Is Thirsty for Respect

In a speech billed as a “major statement,” the president had little to offer but a summary of his Asia trip.<p>President Trump returned from a 12-day trip to Asia Tuesday carrying little except some souvenirs and a sense of umbrage. Wednesday afternoon, he stepped to a lectern in the White House and …

Donald Trump

Tijuana model died while pursuing her dreams

Stephanie Rivera was excited about the future when her life came to an unexpected end last week in San Diego, friends said. Beautiful, disciplined and focused on her career, the Tijuana-born model had much to live for.<p>"She was getting up there finally," said her friend Lali Amador, who at one time …

Trump Pitches ‘America First’ Trade Policy at Asia-Pacific Gathering

DANANG, Vietnam — President Trump on Friday vowed to protect American interests against foreign exploitation, preaching a starkly unilateralist approach to a group of leaders who once pinned their economic hopes on a regional trade pact led by the United States.<p>“We are not going to let the United …

Human Rights

Trump calls Japan 'crucial ally' as he kicks off Asia trip

FUSSA, Japan (AP) — President Donald Trump praised Japan as a "crucial ally" and warned adversaries not to test America's resolve Sunday as he opened a grueling and consequential first trip to Asia.<p>Trump landed at Yokota Air Base on the outskirts of Tokyo and was greeted by cheering service …

North Korea

Defector: US strike would trigger automatic NK retaliation

WASHINGTON (AP) — A high-ranking North Korean defector told a congressional hearing Wednesday that a pre-emptive U.S. military strike on the country would trigger automatic retaliation, with the North unleashing artillery and short-range missile fire on South Korea.<p>The testimony from Thae Yong Ho, …

North Korea

Ex-Trump adviser's guilty plea poised to rattle White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump dismissed George Papadopoulos on Tuesday as a "liar" and a mere campaign volunteer, but newly unsealed court papers outline the former adviser's frequent contacts with senior officials and with foreign nationals who promised access to the highest levels of …

Donald Trump

Facebook apologizes after an auto-translate fail led to a false arrest

No translation service is perfect, but you wouldn’t expect it to get you arrested.<p>Facebook admitted that an error in its artificial …

Internet
Republicans

Florida Man Awarded $37,500 After Cops Mistake Glazed Doughnut Crumbs For Meth

It sounds like a joke, but, well — keep reading.<p>In December 2015, 64-year-old Daniel Rushing had just dropped off a friend at chemotherapy and was driving home an older woman from his church who worked at the 7-Eleven and would otherwise walk the 2 miles home.<p>As Rushing drove away from the …

Crime

Trump to Scrap Critical Health Care Subsidies, Hitting Obamacare Again

WASHINGTON — President Trump will scrap subsidies to health insurance companies that help pay out-of-pocket costs of low-income people, the White House said late Thursday. His plans were disclosed hours after the president ordered potentially sweeping changes in the nation’s insurance system, …

Health Care

Report: Trump Will Decertify Iran Nuclear Agreement, Opening Door to Additional Sanctions

President Donald Trump is expected to decertify the Obama-era nuclear deal negotiated with Iran, effectively deferring to Congress on next steps and …

The Latest: Gun shop owner recalls visit by Vegas shooter

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the mass shooting in Las Vegas (all times local):<p>6:10 p.m.<p>A Texas firearms dealer who had sold handguns to Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock in 2010 and 2011 remembers him coming into the shop last year with girlfriend Marilou Danley.<p>Paul Peddle, who owns B & S Guns in …

Las Vegas Shooting

8-Year-Old Puerto Rican To Trump: 'Stop Tweeting And Come Help The People'

Eight-year-old Yan Anthony Hernandez has deep dimples on each side of his smile. Somehow, he managed to sleep through the hurricane that roared over his home in Isabela, Puerto Rico. Unlike those living in wooden houses, his cement home held up.<p>But now, there's no electricity or cellphone service, …

Puerto Rico

The Latest: Republicans unveil nearly $6 trillion tax cut

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican plan to overhaul the tax code (all times local):<p>8:20 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans have unveiled the first major revamp of the nation's tax code in a generation.<p>The sweeping, nearly $6 trillion tax cut would deeply reduce …

Middle-class

Trevor Noah: Trump Has Disrespected the Country More Than Any N.F.L. Player

“If they wanted to disrespect the country, they wouldn’t kneel silently,” Noah said. “They would do crazy things like insult Gold Star families, or make fun of P.O.W.s like John McCain, or say America is morally equivalent to Putin’s Russia.”<p>When <b>Donald Trump</b> chose to spend his weekend yelling at …

Comedy

A Humbled Uber Pleads With London: Please Meet With Us

Uber is preparing an effort to reverse London regulators’ decision to take away its operating license. While some of its tactics will sound familiar, …

Transportation