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A Border Patrol agent detained two U.S. citizens at a gas station after hearing them speak Spanish

A Montana woman said she plans to take legal action after a Border Patrol agent detained and questioned her and a friend — both U.S. citizens — when he overheard them speaking Spanish at a gas station.<p>The incident occurred early Wednesday morning at a convenience store in Havre, Mont., a town in …

Immigration

2018 has been deadlier for schoolchildren than service members

<i>This article has been updated.</i><p>The school shooting near Houston on Friday bolstered a stunning statistic: More people have been killed at schools this year than have been killed while serving in the military.<p>Initial estimates put the number killed at Santa Fe High School at eight. (The death toll …

Military

Police Officer on Leave After Pointing Gun at Videographer: Two Sides of the Story

A video recently surfaced on YouTube showing a police officer pulling and pointing his gun at a man filming his activity. As a photographer, it would …

Justice

the Original Misfits tore the Prudential Center a new one (review, setlist, parking lot pics)

The “original” <b>Misfits</b>, aka <b>Glenn Danzig, Doyle Von Frankenstein</b>, and <b>Jerry Only</b> (rounded out by the ever-prolific Dave Lombardo on drums and rhythm …

New Jersey

Ebola vaccination set to start in DR Congo amid rising number of cases

Health officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are to start a vaccination campaign to contain an Ebola outbreak. The dangerous virus is …

Disease

An Early Hacker Used a Cereal Box Whistle to Take Over Phone Lines

The cereal box toy whistle inspired the development of a device that would seriously inspire Apple founders.<p>Starting in the 1960s, Cap’n Crunch started packing colorful whistle toys inside its cereal boxes. The Cap’n Crunch Bo’sun whistles were designed to mimic boatswain whistles used by sailing …

Sexual Harassment

Germany to meet with France, Britain, Russia and China to save Iran nuclear deal: report

In a bid to save the Iran nuclear accord, Germany, France, Britain, Russia and China will meet in Vienna this week. But one major player in the deal …

South Asia

Creamy Ham and Cheese Quiche Recipe

"This quiche is creamy, simple, and delicious!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 (9 inch) pastry for a 9-inch pie crust<p>1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, divided<p>1/2 cup …

Breakfast

Grilled Lamb Skewers with Cumin

Servings: 4 as a snack, 2 as a main course when paired with a vegetable dish<p>The lamb for this simple grilled dish is not marinated but instead simply …

Food

McCaskill defends CIA vote, says reasons are classified

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri on Saturday defended her vote against President Donald Trump's pick for CIA director but said the specific reasons were classified.<p>McCaskill was one of the few Democrats facing a difficult re-election this fall to oppose the …

Republicans

Reggae Label Trojan Records Details 50th Anniversary Releases

Label helped introduce Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Lee "Scratch" Perry to mainstream audiences<p>The seminal reggae label Trojan Records will celebrate its …

Music

'Brieing' Is a New Trend Where Middle-Aged Women Eat MDMA Wrapped in Cheese

Like butt-chugging, but for grown-ass women with lots of money and a penchant for fromage d'Affinois.<p>If you’re a middle-aged woman with a tremendous amount of disposable income, it’s so hard to be <i>satisfied</i>, you know? Like, how does one find fulfillment, especially in those empty hours between …

Middle Age

Trump administration arresting noncriminal immigrants in increasing numbers, new figures show

<b>(CNN) —</b> A growing percentage of immigrants arrested by the Trump administration don't have criminal convictions on their records, even though officials have repeatedly said arresting criminals is their priority.<p>In the first half of fiscal year 2018, which began in October, 34% of the more than …

Immigration

The First Urban Case of Ebola in the Congo Is a ‘Game Changer’ - The Atlantic

<i>Updated on May 17 at 3:54 p.m. ET</i><p>The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has thus far been confined to remote rural areas, but one case has now been confirmed in Mbandaka, a city of almost 1.2 million people. “We are moving to a new phase of the epidemic, and we are putting …

Disease

'Criminals on board': Georgia governor candidate begins deportation bus tour

Bus tours have become a staple of the American political campaign, but one candidate for governor in the state of Georgia, Michael Williams, wants you to know that his is different: “It’s not going to be one of those pansy political bus tours.”<p>'Deadly and unconstitutional': Trump attacks California …

Immigration

Populists’ rise to power in Italy sets perilous precedent for EU

Italy’s new government, likely to be formally confirmed within the next few days, sets a perilous precedent for Brussels: it marks the first time a founding member of the EU has been led by populist, anti-EU forces.<p>From the EU’s perspective, the coalition of the anti-establishment Five Star …

Europe

Earth just had its 400th straight warmer-than-average month thanks to global warming

It was December 1984, and President Reagan had just been elected to his second term, <i>Dynasty</i> was the top show on TV and Madonna's <i>Like a Virgin</i> topped the musical charts.<p>It was also the last time the Earth had a cooler-than-average month.<p>Last month marked the planet's 400th consecutive month with …

Global Warming

Israel bombs targets in Gaza

Israeli warplanes launched an overnight raid on a Hamas facility in Gaza in what the army said was a "retaliatory attack." Health officals in Gaza …

Israel

This Street Artist Uses Incredible 3D Typography

The British artist Pref has been interested for twenty years in the aesthetics of graffiti, he works to the maximum typography he will use. The text …

Typography

Here's the Name of Every Senator Who Voted Against Net Neutrality—and When to Vote Them Out

A surprising thing happened on Wednesday: The Senate did something good.<p>Not only did it pass a resolution to save net neutrality but more Republicans …

Elections

Woman caught on camera pooping on floor at Tim Hortons and throwing it at employee

A woman was caught on camera defecating on the floor of a Tim Hortons restaurant in Canada and then throwing her excrement at an employee, according to surveillance footage and authorities.<p>The woman, whose name has not been released, was arrested by Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Langley, British …

Tim Hortons

Trump defends 'animals' remark, says he'll always use it

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday defended his use of the word "animals" to describe some immigrants who enter the country illegally, saying he would continue to use the term to refer to violent gang members in spite of a sharp rebuke from Democratic leaders.<p>Answering a …

Donald Trump

Republican lawmaker: Rocks tumbling into ocean causing sea level rise

The Earth is not warming. The White Cliffs of Dover are tumbling into the sea and causing sea levels to rise. Global warming is helping grow the …

Climate Change

Man to Spanish speakers at New York restaurant: 'My next call is to ICE'

<b>(CNN) —</b> A man berated employees and customers for speaking Spanish in a New York restaurant, describing them as undocumented and threatening to call immigration officials in a rant captured on video.<p>The incident happened Tuesday at a Fresh Kitchen in Manhattan, according to Edward Suazo, who posted …

Justice

24 of the Most Scenic Places to Camp in the United States

Take a road trip from coast to coast, and you’ll find beautiful sights in every state in the U.S.<p>One of the best things about traveling around the …

Hiking

U.S. Opens Embassy in Jerusalem Amid Deadly Protests: Pictures

Israel defends Gaza crackdown as Palestinians bury their dead

<b>Gaza (CNN) —</b> Thousands of Palestinians gathered Tuesday for the grim task of burying the 60 protesters killed by Israeli troops at the Gaza border, as Israel faced international condemnation over the deaths.<p>Funerals took place across Gaza on Tuesday, a day after Israeli troops fired on Palestinians …

Israel

Nigerian Woman and Children Were Kicked Off United Flight After White Passenger Complained of 'Pungent' Odor, Lawsuit Says

A new civil rights lawsuit says that a United Airlines crew ejected a Nigerian woman and her two children from a flight on the basis of race, after …

Flying

58 dead in Gaza protests as Israel fetes US Embassy move

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — In a jarring contrast, Israeli forces shot and killed 57 Palestinians and injured more than 2,700 during mass protests Monday along the Gaza border, while just a few miles away Israel and the U.S. held a festive inauguration ceremony for the new American Embassy in …

Israel

What Did AT&T Want From Michael Cohen?

Everyone knows Washington is a swamp filled with snakes and influence peddlers. And few believed President Trump would do much to change that, …

Donald Trump