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|Trump bemoans ‘ridiculous standard’ of judging presidents by first 100 days
President Trump is complaining about the “ridiculous standard” of judging an administration on its first 100 days.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 10:27 AM
|Clinton knocks Trump on LGBT rights
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers remarks at the annual LGBT Center dinner on April 20, 2017, in New York City. The Center gave Clinton its Trailblazer Award. Clinton was receiving an award at a fundraiser for The Center, an LGBT community center in New York City, where she made the critical remarks.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 11:09 AM
|Russian Planes Buzz Alaska Four Nights in a Row
U.S. and Canadian jets scramble to intercept Russian bombers and surveillance planes that keep inching closer to Alaska.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 3:46 PM
|ABC News visits cabin where alleged abductor Tad Cummins was arrested
Authorities arrested Tad Cummins after finding him with his 15-year-old former student, Elizabeth Thomas, at a cabin in Cecilville, CA.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 7:46 PM
|U.S. identifies, charges Israeli teen accused of Jewish threats
Michael Ron David Kadar, 18, who has dual citizenship and lives in Israel, made at least 245 threatening telephone calls between Jan. 4 and March 7, many targeting Jewish community centers in the United States, according to the Florida complaint. Kadar also appears linked to more than 240 hoax threats called into schools in the United States and Canada between August and December 2015, forcing thousands of students to be evacuated, according to the Georgia complaint.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 7:25 PM
|American Airlines Employee Suspended After Reportedly Hitting Woman With Stroller
The man also reportedly almost hit the woman's child.
POSTED APRIL 22, 2017 10:42 AM
|Spate of attacks masks a weakening Islamic State: experts
The steady drip of jihadist attacks in Europe, including the slaying of a policeman on Paris's world-famous Champs Elysees Thursday, might give the impression the Islamic State group is thriving -- but experts say that's wrong. Under the pressure of the international coalition in Iraq and Syria as well as improved efforts by intelligence services, IS has seen its ability to mount complex, group attacks weaken. While a large-scale strike remains a possibility, "the deadly tenacity of Daesh (IS) against France poorly masks a continuing degradation of its ability to strike our nation," Jean-Pierre Filiu, a researcher at Paris's Sciences Po university, wrote on his blog Friday.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 11:24 AM
|Ronald Reagan’s son defends O’Reilly, asks if men should ‘sue for sexual arousal’
Michael Reagan speaks at a rally for Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle in 2010. Michael Reagan, son of late President Ronald Reagan, defended disgraced Fox News host Bill O’Reilly, who was ousted this week after advertisers boycotted the show en masse amid a sexual harassment scandal. The firestorm started after the New York Times revealed that O’Reilly and the network had shelled out $13 million in settlements to various women who had accused him of sexual harassment.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 3:53 PM
|Best animal friendships
They really are friends fur-ever! These adorable animals have struck up the most unlikely friendships in the animal kingdom. From a pig and a cat to a baby goat and a dog, these are companions you never thought you’d see.
POSTED APRIL 22, 2017 9:00 AM
|Alaskan village fights for survival as island disappears
Joe McCarthy of Global Citizen talks about his recent journey to the remote village of Kivalina where climate change is threatening the community's very existence.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 1:07 PM
|Trump stuns Twitter with patriotic, yet curious, video celebrating American freed from Egypt
President Donald Trump shared a video on his Twitter page that had production values that didn’t quite line up to the highest office in the land.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 5:16 PM
|London library makes World War II war crimes searches easier
LONDON (AP) — Holocaust denial just got a little harder.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 8:23 AM
|George HW Bush Hospitalized Due To Pneumonia
Former President George H.W. Bush, who is hospitalized in Houston, is said to have an estimated net worth of $25 million as of 2013.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 5:05 AM
|Keep evidence from ex-NFLer Hernandez's prison suicide: judge
A Massachusetts state judge on Friday ordered prison officials to preserve any evidence collected from the cell of former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez, according to court documents, two days after he was found dead of an apparent suicide. Lawyers for Hernandez's family had sought the ruling to ensure they can conduct their own investigation into his death at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Lancaster, Massachusetts. A lawyer for the state correction department told Superior Court Judge Thomas McGuire in New Bedford, Massachusetts, that the maximum-security prison was already keeping any evidence, making a formal order unnecessary, the Boston Globe reported on Friday.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 5:20 PM
|U.S. Will Keep Fighting Lord’s Resistance Army After All
The Trump team is discovering that U.S. security commitments are really, really sticky.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 1:30 PM
|Ousted Fox host O'Reilly could get $25 mn
Former Fox anchor Bill O'Reilly will receive an exit payout of as much as $25 million after being ousted over sexual harassment allegations, according to American media reports. Fox did not confirm the sum, equal to about a year's salary for the populist firebrand. O'Reilly, a major draw at the news network favored by conservatives, will be replaced in the primetime 8 p.m. slot by Tucker Carlson.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 1:59 PM
|Pyongyang drivers scramble as gas stations limit services
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Car users in Pyongyang are scrambling to fill up their tanks as gas stations begin limiting services or even closing amid concerns of a spreading shortage.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 11:19 PM
|AMBER ALERT: Wilmington police searching for 2 missing children
The Wilmington Police Department is actively searching for two missing children.
POSTED APRIL 22, 2017 10:15 AM
|IS claims deadly attack on FSB office in Russia
The Islamic State jihadist group has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack Friday on an office of Russia's main domestic intelligence agency, the FSB, in the country's far east, a US-based monitoring group said. According to the text translated into English by the SITE monitoring group, the source said an IS "fighter" attacked an FSB office in Khabarovsk, killing three people and wounding others. Russian officials say two people were killed in the incident -- an FSB employee and a civilian.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 7:13 PM
|Why Would Congress Bail Out Miners’ Pensions?
For decades, being a coal miner has come with a deal: Work in dangerous, unpleasant conditions for years, and in exchange, get lifelong health-care benefits and a decent pension. Now, though, part of that deal is jeopardy, as the funds that provide those benefits have dwindled.
POSTED APRIL 22, 2017 11:55 AM
|Parole denied for Brinks heist getaway driver Judith Clark
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A former Weather Underground radical who drove a getaway car in a bungled 1981 Brinks armored-car robbery that left three people dead was denied parole on Friday despite the fact Gov. Andrew Cuomo praised her behavior as a prisoner when he commuted her sentence last year.
POSTED APRIL 22, 2017 2:29 AM
|Police officers shot on Champs-Élysées in Paris
After a fatal shooting on the Champs Élysées in Paris Thursday, the avenue was swarmed by police. We have photos.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 9:45 AM
|U.N. chief, Trump meet at White House amid U.S. funding cut threat
By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres met with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on Friday for the first time since both took office earlier this year and amid a U.S. push to cut funding to the world body and its agencies. Guterres met with Trump's national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, and then "had an opportunity to meet with President Trump," U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 1:09 PM
|Elon Musk thinks Tesla is just beginning to get big
Tesla shares have been on a rampage lately. Over the past six weeks, Tesla's stock price has skyrocketed 25%, with shares currently trading in the $304 range. With a market cap of nearly $50 billion, Tesla is currently more valuable than Ford -- which has a market cap of $46 billion -- and is close to surpassing GM which currently boasts a market cap of $51 billion. Predictably, Tesla's valuation has elicited ridicule from critics who can't help but point out that Tesla in 2016 delivered 76,230 vehicles. In stark contrast, Ford during the first half of 2016 alone delivered 1.35 million cars to customers.
That data, though, is irrelevant as far as Wall Street is concerned. As tends to be the case, investors aren't so much concerned with current performance as they are with future performance. And in that respect, as EV adoption continues to grow steadily, Tesla's future looks incredibly bright.
Speaking to the New York Times recently, Karl Brauer of Kelley Blue Book opined that Tesla is selling a story that other competitors simply can't match.
"Investors want something that is going to go up in orders of magnitude in six months to six years," Brauer said, "and Tesla is that story.Nobody thinks Ford or G.M. is going to do that."
Interestingly enough, Tesla CEO Elon Musk -- who in the past has conceded that Tesla's valuation can sometimes hover at absurd and arguably unjustified levels -- recently expressed a different point of view.
In a letter Musk penned to engineers who came over to Tesla via the company's acquisition of Grohmann Engineering, Musk said that shares of Tesla might see a 10-fold increase over the next 5 to 10 years. The letter was obtained by Electrek and reads as follows:
Unlike other automotive manufacturers, each Tesla employee receives Tesla shares in addition to salary. These shares can be easily sold for money, but they also open up the possibility of earning much more through stock appreciation. The tenfold increase in our share price over the past five years has made shareholding exceptionally profitable for our Tesla employees. I firmly believe that we have the potential for a further ten-fold increase over the next five to ten years. That would make a total value of € 100,000 from the € 10,000 in stock.
The impetus for the letter stems from financial concerns that Grohmann engineers began having once word emerged that Tesla had no plans to renew contracts Grohmann had with other auto manufacturers.
Looking to reassure engineers further, Musk added that Tesla's product roadmap extends out far beyond the Model 3 and includes upcoming vehicles like the Model Y, a brand new Roadster, a pickup truck and a semi-truck.
While it's easy to scoff at Musk's "ten-fold" prediction with respect to shares of Tesla, it's important to remember that the stock market is rarely governed by logic. Remember, Amazon's market cap in recent years soared to insane levels even though the company wasn't making much money at all. In a nutshell, Wall St. investors aren't so much of the "what have you done for me lately" ilk as they are of the "what will you do for me in the future" crowd.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 6:52 PM
|MH370 'mostly likely' lies north of search zone: experts
Missing flight MH370 "most likely" lies north of a former search zone in the remote Indian Ocean, Australian authorities said Friday, in a new report that offers hope the plane may one day be found. A vast underwater hunt for the Malaysia Airlines jet off Australia's west coast was halted in January when no trace was found of the plane, which disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing three years ago carrying 239 people. The Australian-led undersea search -- the most expensive ever of its kind -- operated on the assumption that MH370 went down somewhere in the southern Indian Ocean, based on satellite data.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 5:11 AM
|Mexico sees 2,020 killings in March, worst month since 2011
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico has surpassed 2,000 homicides in a month for the first time since the summer of 2011 and had more killings in the first quarter of 2017 than in the start of any year in at least two decades, according to data released Friday.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 4:42 PM
|14-Year-Old Allegedly Shot In The Head By Teenage Boys Makes Remarkable Recovery: 'I Am Tougher Than A Bullet'
The boys could be tried as adults, according to reports.
POSTED APRIL 22, 2017 4:08 PM
|Lyrids 2017: When And How To See The Lyrids Meteor Shower
The Lyrids meteor shower will be best visible this weekend.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 7:40 PM
|US businesses getting hammered by Venezuela crisis
The political and economic crisis in Venezuela is costing US companies dearly, as General Motors can attest following the unexpected nationalization of its plant there. The big auto-maker shut down its operations in Venezuela and laid off its 2,700 workers after the government on Wednesday seized the plant, which had been idle because of the chaotic market environment. GM isn't the only US business to be walloped by Venezuela's crisis.
POSTED APRIL 23, 2017 12:09 AM
|Delicate bargain frees 26 hostages, including Qatar royals
BAGHDAD (AP) — After nearly a year and a half in captivity, Qatar on Friday secured the release of 26 hostages, including members of its ruling family, in what became possibly the region's most complex and sensitive hostage negotiation deal in recent years.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 3:25 PM
|Woman uses Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino to spread some magical news to her husband
Move over ultrasound pictures — Unicorn Frappuccinos are the new way to tell people you're pregnant. Given the insane popularity of Starbuck's newest ready-for-Instagram creation, it was bound to happen sooner or later. It seems the first person to try it is an anonymous woman in Arizona who drove through her local 'Bucks and asked the baristas to write a special message on the drink. They, of course, obliged. One of them, Julie Renee, then tweeted out a photo of the brightly colored concoction. A customer ordered this to tell her husband that she's pregnant❤️ #unicornfrappuccino pic.twitter.com/jzN79O7ZdO — ♡Young and in Love♡ (@crabbybutcute) April 19, 2017 Renee told
People that the customer had just found out she was expecting and was taking the Frappucino to her husband at work to break the news. It's a cute idea that has all the makings of a perfect viral storm. So it's not surprising that it's gotten a lot of attention — though, naturally, not everyone thought it was a delicious idea. @crabbybutcute I hope he dont taste it pic.twitter.com/X4Q3PmJ1JK — Gloria (@gtobar20) April 20, 2017 Love them or hate them, the drinks are only available for a limited time. So if you're dying to break some news using one, you'd better get on it. Just maybe don't try to use one for a gender reveal party — the color-changing results will confuse the hell out of your guests. WATCH: Starbucks barista goes on spectacularly angry rant about Unicorn Frappuccinos
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 10:43 AM
|How to live happily ever after
Jo Piazza, author of "How to be Married," describes the secrets behind a long lasting marriage.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 6:04 AM
|Ukraine not worried relations with U.S. fraying in Trump era
By Lindsay Dunsmuir WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has strongly signaled it will continue to support Ukraine, Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk said on Friday, adding that the war-torn country had a "good, pragmatic" relationship with Washington. Ukraine has previously expressed some nervousness about the possibility the Trump administration might try to cut a deal with Russia over Crimea and the eastern part of Ukraine that has been seized by Russian-backed separatists. President Donald Trump promised a thaw in relations during his 2016 election campaign, but relations between Washington and Moscow currently remain tense due to the countries' military involvement in the Syrian crisis.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 6:36 PM
|Man who made his living killing African wildlife gets eaten by African wildlife
Scott Van Zyl made his living taking wealthy clients on "safaris" for the sole purpose of bringing home trophies like leopards, zebras, wildebeests and even lions. Now, investigators in Zimbabwe believe that Van Zyl ended up on the wrong end of the predator-prey relationship, and DNA tests have confirmed that he was attacked, killed, and eaten by crocodiles while on a hunting trip.
Van Zyl, who ran SS Pro Safaris, offered specials for hunters to spend a week or more on his hunting lands which border nature preserves, with the promise of killing up to seven different species for $9,000. He also offered other hunting expeditions with targets like elephants and giraffes, though specifics for those, including prices, aren't listed on the company's site. Photos of clients holding the bodies of several rare species are posted on Van Zyl's site, along with the motto "Stop whining, go hunting."
The circumstances surrounding his death are spotty, but reports suggest that Van Zyl and a second hunter and a pack of dogs. The two men split up, choosing to travel on foot alone, but when the dogs returned to the base camp without Van Zyl, his companion knew something was wrong.
His footprints were tracked to a riverbank where searchers found his backpack as well as several large Nile crocodiles. Authorities killed the crocs after getting clearance to do so and subsequently discovered human remains inside the stomach of one of them. Tests of the remains matched Van Zyl. The incident is just one of a handful of fatal crocodile attacks tallied so far in 2017 alone.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 8:00 PM
|6 Tips for Laying Top-Notch Tile
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 2:04 PM
|Fresno killings suspect shouts out during 1st court hearing
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The suspect in this week's racially motivated shooting rampage in Fresno shouted Friday that natural disasters will increasingly hit the United States as he was ushered into a cramped courtroom for his first appearance before a judge.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 3:25 PM
|4 Tips For Retirement Savings
Retirees used to high incomes may need even more than the average cost of retirement to maintain their standards of living.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 9:47 AM
|Clashes as German anti-immigration party power struggle spills over
Germany's anti-immigration AfD handed its own leader a humiliating setback Saturday five months before a general election, as thousands of demonstrators rallied against its party congress. The four-year-old Alternative for Germany has harnessed public anger over Chancellor Angela Merkel's decision to let in more than one million asylum seekers since 2015. Top-selling daily Bild called delegates' decision to not even debate her motion a "crushing blow" for Petry, a 41-year-old former chemist who is pregnant with her fifth child.
POSTED APRIL 22, 2017 11:57 AM
|Champs-Elysees gunman had long criminal record, praised IS
PARIS (AP) — The gunman who shot and killed a police officer on the famed Champs-Elysees just days before the French presidential vote spent 14 years in prison, including for attacking other officers, Frances's anti-terrorism prosecutor said Friday — a lengthy criminal history that gave a jolt to an already nail-biting election and fueled growing security concerns.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 8:30 PM
|Bill Gates has some surprising technology restrictions for his kids
Take a moment to imagine the childhood lives of Bill Gates' three kids. You're picturing joyful children leaping and lounging upon heaps of all the coolest and newest tech, right? Shockingly, you're wrong. Bill Gates, technology giant and co-founder of Microsoft, had pretty surprising technology restrictions for his kids. Gates and his wife Melinda banned their three children from owning cell phones until they were age 14 - even though they argued all their
friends had them. (Classic.) SEE ALSO: Professor brings her kid to class dressed as Godzilla and everyone loved it Image: DI NOLFI/EPA/REX/ShutterstockAccording to 2016 research by Influence Central, the average age for a child to get their first cell phone is 10 years old, down from 12 in 2012. So in the scheme of things, the Gates kids were really on the
late side for tech. Who would have thought!? Once the children finally got their phones, their parents strictly regulated their usage - notably banning all phones from the dinner table. "We often set a time after which there is no screen time and in their case that helps them get to sleep at a reasonable hour," Gates told
. Surprisingly, Gates isn't the only tech mastermind to limit his children's technology usage. In a 2014 article titled "Steve Jobs Was a Low-Tech Parent," the Apple founder told a
New York Times
reporter that his children had not yet used the iPad, and that, "We limit how much technology our kids use at home." Kids, hide your cell phones. WATCH: Someone combined the best parts of the Kindle and iPad
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 12:22 PM
|Man Beats Tiny Yorkie to Death for Vomiting in His Car: Cops
Sigman Hernandez, 40, allegedly confessed to the violent crime after turning himself in to Miami Beach police.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 12:25 PM
|Pence says United States will honor refugee deal with Australia
By Colin Packham and Roberta Rampton SYDNEY (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday the United States would honor a controversial refugee deal with Australia, under which the United States would resettle up to 1,250 asylum seekers, a deal President Donald Trump had described as "dumb". Pence told a joint news conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull that the deal would be subject to vetting, and that honoring it "doesn't mean that we admire the agreement".
POSTED APRIL 22, 2017 3:09 AM
|Trump takes executive actions on tax at Treasury Department
President signs two presidential memoranda and one executive order
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 3:28 PM
|You have one day left to save big on the Nest Thermostat and the Ecobee3
Earth Day is tomorrow, April 22, and there are a number of different ways you can celebrate it. But did you know that there’s one thing you can do to celebrate Earth Day and save money at the same time? Smart thermostats like the Nest Learning Thermostat and the Ecobee3 Thermostat conserve a tremendous amount of money by adapting your heating and air conditioning based on things like the time of day, the temperature outside, and even your location. You end up saving tons of money on your utility bills each month, but you also conserve resources in the process.
Right now, through the end of the day on Earth Day tomorrow, the Nest Learning Thermostat and the Ecobee3 are both on sale at a deep discount on Amazon. Trust us, you definitely don’t want to let this Earth Day deal pass you by.
Nest Learning Thermostat
- Works with Amazon Alexa for voice control (Alexa device sold separately)
- Auto-Schedule: Nest learns the temperatures you like and programs itself in about a week.
- Home/Away Assist: Nest automatically turns itself down when nobody’s home to help you save energy.
- Remote Control: Connect your thermostat to Wi‑Fi to control the temperature from your phone, tablet or laptop.
- Farsight: When Nest spots you across the room, it lights up to show you the time, temperature or weather.
- Energy History: Check your Energy History in the Nest app to see how much energy you use and why.
- Nest Leaf: You’ll see the Leaf when you choose a temperature that saves energy. It guides you in the right direction.
Ecobee3 Thermostat with Sensor
- Works with Amazon Alexa for voice control (Alexa device sold separately)
- Smart, really smart - intuitively understands when to turn on your heating or cooling equipment based on your home's unique energy profile, the weather outside, and thousands of other data points to make sure you're comfortable at all times
- Knows you have a life - senses whether anyone's home and which rooms are occupied, delivering comfort when you're at home and saving you energy and money when you're not
- Lowers your energy bills - ecobee saves homeowners an average of 23%* annually, paying for itself in energy savings (*Learn more at ecobee.com/savings)
- Homekit-enabled Ecobee3 - the world's first homekit-enabled smart thermostat - is an evolution of our previous Ecobee3 smarter wi-fi thermostat.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 12:13 PM
|Russian man sentenced to 27 years in hacking case
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge on Friday handed down the longest sentence ever imposed in the U.S. for a cybercrime case to the son of a member of the Russian Parliament convicted of hacking into more than 500 U.S. businesses and stealing millions of credit card numbers, which he then sold on special websites.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 9:30 PM
|10 Ways To Improve Your Credit Score
Yes, it takes some dedication, but there's no secret club or shortcuts to achieving credit score perfection.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 10:14 AM
|Arkansas carries out first of planned executions
The US state of Arkansas has carried out its first execution in more than a decade despite criticism that its plan to put to death several prisoners this month is rushed. Ledell Lee, 51, was executed Thursday after the US Supreme Court rejected eleventh-hour requests to stay the move. Another day of intense legal wrangling kept Lee, who was sentenced to death more than two decades ago, alive until just before his death warrant expired at midnight.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 6:08 AM
|The Latest: Venezuelan protesters cross into western Caracas
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local):
POSTED APRIL 22, 2017 6:08 PM
|The Best Gas Grills You'll Find at Lowe's
Walk into any home improvement center and you’ll see an armada of grills—a sure sign of spring. Lowe’s and Home Depot alone account for more than 40 percent of gas grills sold in the U.S. Consume...
POSTED APRIL 22, 2017 9:56 AM