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Obama: Trump 'is ultimately helping do ISIL's work for us'

<b>Philadelphia (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama had strong words for Donald Trump's rhetoric over Muslims in the wake of terrorist attacks, saying -- using another acronym for ISIS -- that Trump "is ultimately helping do ISIL's work for us."<p>Obama also said Trump's suggestion he might not back NATO …

Syrian 'revenge' air strikes kill at least 30 civilians in Damascus

Intensive Syrian air strikes have killed at least 30 civilians in a Damascan suburb town northeast of the city a day after the reported execution of …

The Dangers of the Ever More Powerful Presidency

In his book “The Decline and Fall of the American Republic,” Bruce Ackerman writes that the power of the American Presidency today vastly exceeds what the founders had in mind and, as a result, is “a serious threat to our constitutional tradition.” With the office’s current powers, “perhaps we will …

Girl Gives Mom The Slip... And Ends Up Locking Herself In Bank Safe

Firefighters finally managed to free the 2-year-old.<p>Dramatic video shows fire crews rushing to free a 2-year-old girl from inside a locked bank safe.<p>She reportedly scrambled into the steel time-lock box at the UniCredit branch in Vicenza, northern Italy, on Thursday after becoming bored while her …

Chargers, San Diego need to leave the past behind and work together on stadium deal

It's not the grand prize of Los Angeles they were seeking, but after a year of posturing, trading jabs with the city of San Diego, and trying to shape the media narrative, the Chargers finally have what's best for them.<p>They have a second chance.<p>Chargers owner Dean Spanos announced Friday that the …

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Jeb Bush Releases Drug Policy, Vows to Stop 'Pill Mills'

As the heroin epidemic grips the nation, an early-voting state finds itself at the epicenter. In New Hampshire, where there were at least 295 opioid …

9 fab empowering TED talks that will zoom you towards SUCCESS

Is SUCCESS important to you? Check out these techniques that will empower you to take action right now. You'll zoom yourself towards success.

Michael Moore Defies Governor's Ban On Syrian Refugees And Opens Up His Apartment

The filmmaker set up a website for others to take in refugees, too.<p>WASHINGTON -- Filmmaker and political activist Michael Moore is peeved that Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) is vowing to block Syrian refugees from settling in his home state. So on Friday, Moore announced that he's opening up his …

Girl born in China seeks change in US Constitution so she can run for president

A 10-year-old girl who was born in China wants lawmakers to change the Constitution so she can run for president.<p>WBZ-TV reports that Alena Mulhern testified on Wednesday before a Massachusetts State House committee that everyone should have the opportunity to lead the country. Alena was adopted …

US Sen. Harry Reid suing exercise band maker over eye injury

LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. Sen. Harry Reid is suing a company that makes and markets a flexible exercise band that he says broke or slipped from his hand …

Five Strange Things People Have Put Up Their Butts

<b>These five things have actually gotten lost in people’s rectums. Because anal objects = a total thing.</b><p><i>A Buzz Lightyear action figure. What was wrong</i> …

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Frazier thrills hometown fans with Derby title

A new era of slugging began with a hometown champion, as the Reds' Todd Frazier won the Gillette Home Run Derby presented by Head & Shoulders on …

Texas Woman Finds Missing Daughter in Mexico After 8 Years

A Texas woman who has been searching for her daughter for eight years found her in Mexico, according to the Michoacán state prosecutor's office.<p>DNA …

That Boeing Force Field? It Probably Won't Ever Work

Boeing has filed a patent for something that could possibly be called a force field, but it's not. From the patent, it's a "Method and system for …

Arizona Legislature Passes Deep Cuts To Public Universities

WASHINGTON -- If you don’t like it, you can leave.<p>That’s essentially what three University of Arizona students said state Sen. Kelli Ward (R) told them during a private discussion over a proposed $75 million state funding cut to higher education.<p>“To paraphrase her, she told me I was acting entitled …

Meet the Yazidi Family Leading Fight Against ISIS

DUHOK, Iraq — Harbiya Hassan learned how to shoot when she was just 10 years old. Growing up in the treacherous environment of Iraq’s Sinjar district, her father thought she should know how to defend herself.<p>For centuries, the Yazidi community that lives there has been persecuted and attacked by …