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Google's self-driving cars are learning to deal with bad weather

Look at these adorable tiny windshield wipers<p>Google has some adorable ways of weather-proofing its driverless cars. According to the company's latest monthly report on its self-driving car program, tiny windshield wipers were built to help the rooftop sensors better navigate inclement …

Saturday Snow – Latest Updates

The latest trends seem to point towards lower snowfall totals than originally projected. The main reason for this is our system will be taking a more …

Paris Attacker Killed by Cops Had Paper With ISIS Flag on It: Official

PARIS — A knife-wielding man shot dead by Paris police on Thursday was carrying paper with an ISIS flag on it as well as a claim of responsibility, according to the Paris prosecutor.<p>The incident came as France marked the one-year anniversary of the deadly Charlie Hebdo terror attacks.<p>The …

Extremism

Raids on Islamic State clear the way to Mosul, Iraqi official says

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Foreign special forces have been carrying out raids on an Islamic State stronghold in northern Iraq ahead of an offensive planned later this year to retake Mosul, the largest city under the group’s control, Iraq’s parliamentary speaker said.<p>Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament Salim …

Middle East

ISIS fighter executes own mother in Syria for 'apostasy,' rights groups say

<b>(CNN) —</b> An ISIS fighter has executed his own mother before a public audience, an expat Syrian rights group said.<p>The 20-year-old killed his mother in the Syrian city of Raqqa, ISIS' de facto capital, as hundreds looked on near the post office where she worked, said the Syrian Observatory for Human …

Middle East

Iraq says ISIS leader Abu Mohammed al-Adnani wounded in airstrike

<b>(CNN) —</b> Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, an ISIS leader and its chief spokesman, has been injured in an airstrike, a statement from Iraq's Joint Operations Command said Thursday.<p>The airstrike took place in the Iraqi town of Barwanah, in Anbar province, the statement said.<p>Adnani was first moved to the city …

U.S. coalition targets Islamic State with 36 strikes in Iraq, Syria: statement

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies staged 36 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria on Wednesday in its latest round of daily attacks on the militant group, the coalition leading the operations said in a statement.<p>In Iraq, 22 strikes near nine cities hit several …

Middle East

Wounded Philadelphia officer shoots attacker; suspect pledges allegiance to ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> At a crosswalk in Philadelphia, a man dressed in a long white mantle stormed Officer Jesse Hartnett's squad car and unloaded a gun at him.<p>Edward Archer, 30, would tell police later that he attacked for ISIS. And Hartnett's bravery in the face of mortal danger would ensure the suspect didn't …

ISIS Brain Trust Works on Missiles, Remote-Control Bombs: Video

From a haven in Syria, an ISIS brain trust is conducting research on conventional and unconventional weapons, including surface-to-air missiles and chemical agents, current and former U.S. intelligence officials tell NBC News.<p>Video from inside an ISIS facility obtained by Britain's Sky News seems …

Key French ISIS jihadist jailed for 15yrs in absentia, 6 other militants sent to prison

A French member of Islamic State has been sentenced in absentia to 15 years in jail. Salim Benghalem, who has been linked to last year’s Charlie …

An ISIS member reportedly executed his own mother after she was accused of apostasy

Activists say a member of ISIS executed his own mother in front of hundreds of people in Syria after she was accused of being an apostate, or someone who renounces the terrorist group's brand of Islam.<p>The militant, whom the activists identified as 21-year-old Ali Saqr, reportedly shot and killed …

'Islamic State' claims Egypt police killings, officials play down seaside hotel attack

The "Islamic State" militant group has claimed responsibility for the shooting of an Egyptian police colonel and a conscript. Meanwhile, an attack on …

ISIS commander killed in Iraqi airstrike

<b>(CNN) —</b> The second deputy of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed during an Iraqi air force strike in the city of Barwana, just east of Haditha, the Iraqi military said Saturday.<p>Assi Ali Mohammed Nasser al-Obeidi was a top ISIS military commander in western Iraq and eastern Syria, Iraq's …

Special Forces

Flood Warnings Issues for Ilinois

Kansas high school students post sexual assault video on Facebook

Kansas City police are investigating two high school students after they posted a video of themselves sexually assaulting an unresponsive girl to …

Kansas man accused of killing police officer dies in prison

A Topeka man serving a life sentence for killing a Topeka police officer has died in prison.<p>The Kansas Department of Corrections told The Topeka …

At least 10 people killed as floods ravage parts of Missouri, Kansas

Flood warnings remained in effect across parts of Missouri and southeast Kansas as a deadly winter storm began moving out of the area overnight, …

N.Y. Couple Try to Find Triplets Sons Adopted in Kansas in 1972

A couple forced as teens to give up their triplet sons are on a quest to find them, with the help of social media sleuths.<p>Cynthia and Brian Bush got married and raised three more children after the 1972 adoption — but never stopped wondering about the three baby boys.<p>"It's a sense of giving me some …

National anti-abortion groups to recognize Kansas

— A coalition of national anti-abortion groups will recognize Kansas next month for enacting a new law banning a certain type of abortion procedure, …

BIG Monday: Kansas, Oklahoma should enter showdown as top 2 teams in country

Kansas University’s 102-74 rout of Baylor and Oklahoma’s 87-83 home victory over Iowa State on Saturday combined to set up a really big, ESPN Big …

Kansas is short on prison guards, Highway Patrol troopers amid budget woes

Kansas needs more corrections officers — and at a higher pay scale to keep them from bolting for jobs elsewhere.<p>The staffing problem at state prisons …

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Woman on moving on after surviving attack that left her with brain trauma: Part 6<p>Suspect's mom says no evidence her son was inside home during shovel …

Emma And Kansas City Links Tonight

<b>Emma Glover</b> gives us a bit of inspiration to look at Kansas City links tonight . . .<p><b>Chupacabra Lives In The Midwest</b> <br>Ranchers find more mutilated …

Father Of Recently Found Wolferts Sisters Hopes They Will Return Home, Daughters Say He Abused Them

0<p>SHARES<p>Two sisters who had been missing since 2014 were discovered living with their mother in Pleasant Grove, Utah, on Jan. 3. The mother has been …

Pot in Kansas Is Better Since Colorado Legalized — and Officials Are Pissed

"The major effect of Colorado marijuana 'legalization' appears to be that high-grade marijuana from Colorado has to a large extent replaced …

Cannabis

Back-to-back earthquakes rattle Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas

The larger temblor was centered 19 miles south-southeast of Alva, Oklahoma, west of Enid, at 10:28 p.m. CST, the USGS said. The first quake occurred …