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Mike Huckabee brushes off criticism over Korean dog remark

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Mike Huckabee shrugged off criticism Wednesday that a tweet he made about Koreans eating dogs was racist.<p>Instead, the former Arkansas governor said, liberals are delusional and lack humor.<p>Huckabee was tweeting throughout Tuesday's Democratic debate, and raised eyebrows with a …

Editor's Note

New Blood Test Predicts Future Suicide Attempts — NOVA Next | PBS

About one million people per year commit suicide—or about one person every 40 seconds. However, a new blood test could help determine if a patient is …

Shark kills diver in front of daughter off Tasmanian coast

<b>A diver has died after being attacked by a shark in front of his daughter, off the Tasmanian coast in Australia.</b><p>The pair were collecting scallops near the town of Triabunna on Saturday morning when the attack happened.<p>The woman returned to their boat with the shellfish, but became concerned after …

Obama, Kenyatta clash on gay rights in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya – President Barack Obama and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta sparred over support for gay rights here Saturday, with Obama urging fast changes and Kenyatta saying it was not something Kenyan culture or society would “accept.”<p>Linking LGBT discrimination in Africa to the history of Jim …

Africa

Powerful earthquake possible in San Francisco's Hayward Fault Zone

<b>(CNN) —</b> There's a big earthquake coming.<p>Tuesday's magnitude-4.0 earthquake in the San Francisco Bay Area caused relatively little damage, but it gave a glimpse of the potential geological threats the region could face.<p>Scientists believe there's strong evidence to suggest that a major quake will …

Natural Disasters

Bonding time for Obama, teenage daughters during NYC getaway

NEW YORK (AP) — It's inevitable: At some point, teenage kids just aren't that into their parents anymore.<p>Parent Barack Obama, who happens to be …

KKK to Protest Confederate Flag's Removal From South Carolina Capitol

The Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan calls itself the largest Klan group in America. But it doesn’t take much these days to claim that …

Republicans mulling how to respond to same-sex marriage, report says

WASHINGTON, July 18 (UPI) -- Republican lawmakers are trying to determine how to respond to the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision to legalize …

LGBTQI

Families find shelter after escaping Cajon Pass blaze

Julie Dominguez was watching her kids play in the pool Friday afternoon when she first saw the fire.<p>When she realized the blaze wasn't dying down, she wrangled about 10 family members and shoved them in her Chevy Suburban, along with two dogs, rabbits and a pig. She had a friend ride off with her …

Barack Obama’s lame-duck period could be one of the least lame ever

It’s said of Jimmy Carter that he’s America’s best ex-president. Barack Obama, on the other hand, may be shaping up as its best soon-to-be-ex-president.<p>Obama is a “lame duck,” in the twilight of his term, and lame ducks are presumed to be ineffective. Yet this alone has been an action-filled week. …

Trump brings his bluster to Bill Clinton's hometown

In a stream-of-consciousness address, the real-estate mogul riding high in Republican polls sticks to his favorite subjects - and targets.<p>Hot Springs, Ark. — A large highway sign on the drive to the Hot Springs Convention Center advertises the town proudly as the “boyhood home of President Bill …

Scores in Nigeria killed in terror bombings as Ramadan ends

As families in northern Nigeria marked the end of the holy month of<p>Ramadan, terrorists mounted a series of deadly attacks, killing scores of people, including many children.<p>Families traditionally flock into the streets to pray, shop and celebrate one the most joyful celebrations in the Muslim year, …

Isis claims responsibility for Iraq car bomb blast that kills dozens

Children among dead after explosion at busy market in Khan Bani Saad north of Baghdad that happened while Muslims were celebrating end of Ramadan<p>A car bomb has killed at least 80 people, both adults and children, at a busy market near Baghdad in one of the deadliest attacks in Iraq since Islamic …

Extremism

Norwegian Mass Murderer Accepted to Oslo University

Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik, the gunman who killed 77 people near Oslo in 2011, was accepted to Oslo University from his prison cell to …

Some 25,000 Cubans fear deportation as U.S.-Cuba relations thaw | Fox News

With the United States and Cuba inching closer to fully restoring diplomatic ties, including re-opening embassies for the first time in 54 years, the future is murky for tens of thousands of Cuban immigrants who have been ordered by immigration authorities to leave the country.<p>As many as 25,000 …

Detroit Mom Who Killed Her 2 Kids and Stuffed Them in Freezer Gets Life in Prison

A Detroit mom who killed two of her kids and stuffed their bodies in a freezer has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.<p>Mitchelle Blair …

The Texas county where Sandra Bland died: there's 'racism from cradle to grave'

Waller County, Texas, where Sandra Bland was found dead in a jail cell three days after she was arrested at a traffic stop, is known for its watermelon festival – and its long history of racial tension.<p>Foul play suspicions raised in Illinois woman's alleged suicide in Texas jail<p>Read more<p>That …

Crime

Trump Stands By Past Support For Universal Health Care

"...I'm actually a conservative with a heart."<p>Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is standing by his past support for universal health care.<p>"I want people taken care of in the country, okay? You can call it anything you want, but I want -- including people that don't have anything," The …

Associated Press News

Dem group trying to dig up dirt on Trump

Donald Trump is leading the GOP field in several recent national polls, while attracting no shortage of controversy — and airtime — for his now-month-old comments on immigration.<p>The remarks that Mexico and other countries are sending their worst, including rapists and murderers, resulted in the …

A Guy Walks Into a Bar Around the World, Different Treatment, Different Results

A guy walks into a bar,<p>...and wants to apply for a job. The bartender in America asks, "Where are you from?" He responds, "Hailasia". But if you are from the country of Hailasia, we don't want you. There is too much liability and tax reporting in doing business with you. The guy goes to the next …