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NFL owners, players start dialogue on social issues NEW YORK -- NFL players and owners met Tuesday to discuss social issues, and many came away thinking it was beneficial. Indianapolis Colts defensive back Darius Butler, who was in attendance, said that the league and owners hearing the players' ...  Federal judge blocks Trump's third travel ban A federal judge on Tuesday largely blocked the Trump administration from implementing the latest version of the president's controversial travel ban, setting up yet another legal showdown on the extent of the executive branch's powers when it comes to ...  President Trump Calls On NFL to Suspend Players Who Protest President Donald Trump again criticized NFL players who protest during the national anthem Monday, saying that the league should suspend them for one game or more. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton recently said that she did not find  Key senators reach bipartisan health-care subsidy deal, and Trump expresses support A pair of leading Republican and Democratic senators reached an agreement Tuesday to fund key federal health-care subsidies that President Trump ended last week — and the president expressed support for the plan. But it was unclear whether Senate ...  Trump says he wish he knew of Greek PM's past criticism before joint briefing President Trump joked Tuesday that he wished he had known Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras once criticized the possibility of his presidency as "evil" before he held a joint press conference with the politician. During the joint press conference in  George Soros Transfers Billions to Open Society Foundations George Soros at the offices of the Open Society Foundations in New York in 2014. Credit Joshua Bright for The New York Times. George Soros, the billionaire hedge fund manager and Democratic political donor, has given the bulk of his wealth to the Open ...  Faber says US wouldn't have made as much 'progress' if colonized by blacks Swiss investor Marc Faber has doubled down on racially charged remarks he made in an October newsletter, suggesting that the U.S. would be in a qualitatively different state if it had been colonized by black people instead of whites. “I am not saying  Las Vegas Shooting Conspiracy Theories Now Include the Illuminati and Antifa Conspiracy theories have been swirling around the internet since the Las Vegas shooting on October 1; the stories center around Stephen Paddock, the gunman who took the lives of 58 people and injured more than 500 others during the Route 91 Harvest ...  Kristen Stewart Addresses Sexual Harassment of Below-the-Line Workers in Hollywood At the Elle Women in Hollywood event, the actress highlighted the abuse that goes on in all levels of the industry. On Monday evening, Kristen Stewart stepped out for the Elle Women in Hollywood event in Beverly Hills, where she spoke about the extent  Raqqa, ISIS 'Capital,' Is Captured, US-Backed Forces Say A member of the Syrian Democratic Forces as the group cleared the last positions on the front line in Raqqa. The American-backed militia group, made up of Syrian Kurds and Arabs, announced that it had taken full control of the area after a monthslong ...  Nebraska man accused of helping girlfriend commit suicide believed she had terminal cancer Matthew J. Stubbendieck, 41, of Weeping Water, Neb., faces an assisted suicide charge after authorities said he helped his girlfriend commit suicide. (Cass County Jail/AP). A Nebraska man facing an assisted suicide charge in his Florida girlfriend's  Nebraska man accused of helping girlfriend commit suicide believed she had terminal cancer Matthew J. Stubbendieck, 41, of Weeping Water, Neb., faces an assisted suicide charge after authorities said he helped his girlfriend commit suicide. (Cass County Jail/AP). A Nebraska man facing an assisted suicide charge in his Florida girlfriend's  Justice Department Indicts 2 Chinese Nationals In Synthetic Opioid Case The Justice Department said Tuesday that it has indicted two Chinese nationals suspected of manufacturing and then distributing in the U.S. a synthetic opioid that officials say kills thousands of Americans every year. The two suspects, Xiaobing Yan  GOP senator announces deal on health insurer payments Sen. Lamar Alexander · Andrew (Lamar) Lamar AlexanderChildren's health-care bill faces new obstacles Overnight Health Care: Schumer calls for tying ObamaCare fix to children's health insurance | Puerto Rico's water woes worsen | Dems plead for nursing ...  GOP senator announces deal on health insurer payments Sen. Lamar Alexander · Andrew (Lamar) Lamar AlexanderChildren's health-care bill faces new obstacles Overnight Health Care: Schumer calls for tying ObamaCare fix to children's health insurance | Puerto Rico's water woes worsen | Dems plead for nursing ...  Here are the 18 Delaware prison inmates charged in Vaughn siege Here are the 18 Delaware inmates charged in connection with the Feb. 1 prison siege at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center that left correctional officer Lt. Steven Floyd dead and two other officers wounded. Sixteen of the men in the Smyrna prison were ...  Bull recaptured after running through streets of New York City A loose bull has been recaptured after it was spotting wandering through Brooklyn's Prospect Park in New York. Interested in New York? Add New York as an interest to stay up to date on the latest New York news, video, and analysis from ABC News.  'Half-baked spurious nationalism': McCain's most biting recent criticisms of Trump Tuesday, Trump and McCain have been in a war of words about McCain's comments. The post has been updated below. Since President Trump was sworn in, Sen John McCain (R-Ariz.) has been one of his chief antagonists in the Senate. But over the past ...  Vegas guard shot by Paddock vanishes before TV interviews LAS VEGAS, Nev. – A union official representing the Las Vegas hotel security guard shot by Stephen Paddock before he rained gunfire on a music festival says the guard disappeared last week before he was scheduled for TV interviews. Security, Police  Senate Dem hammers FCC Chair for response to Trump tweet Sen. Brian Schatz · Brian Emanuel SchatzChris Murphy's profile rises with gun tragedies Senators grill ex-Equifax CEO over stock sales Overnight Cybersecurity: Trump proclaims 'Cybersecurity Awareness Month' | Equifax missed chance to patch security ...  50 awesome reasons to be excited for the 2017-18 NBA season The 2017-18 NBA season is finally here. The Warriors are the toast of the sporting world for their dominance, but a lot goes on between October and June. The league is enjoying a silver age of talent, exciting play and unprecedented profitability. It's  Healthcare Drives Small Gains for Dow While Rest of Market Slips A flood of earnings from the likes of UnitedHealth, Johnson & Johnson and Goldman Sachs keeps investors occupied on Tuesday. ByKeris Alison Lahiff. Oct 17, 2017 1:15 PM EDT. The healthcare sector rose on Tuesday, Oct. 17, following positive earnings ...  MI5 boss Andrew Parker warns of 'intense' terror threat The UK's intelligence services are facing an "intense" challenge from terrorism, the head of MI5 has warned. Andrew Parker said there was currently "more terrorist activity coming at us, more quickly" and that it can also be "harder to detect". The UK  Foreign Experts to Help Malta Investigate Reporter's Killing Malta has appealed to the FBI and European forensic experts to help in the inquiry into the car bomb killing of its leading investigative journalist. Oct. 17, 2017, at 12:56 p.m.. Foreign Experts to Help Malta Investigate Reporter's Killing ...  Raw sewage contaminating water in Puerto Rico after Maria CAGUAS, Puerto Rico — Raw sewage is pouring into the rivers and reservoirs of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. People without running water bathe and wash their clothes in contaminated streams, and some islanders have been drinking ...  McCaskill's false claim that she 'wasn't here' when the DEA bill was passed “Now, I did not go along with this. I wasn't here at the time. I was actually out getting breast cancer treatment. I don't know that I would have objected. I like to believe I would have, but the bottom line is, once the DEA [Drug Enforcement  Police Respond to Report of Active Shooter at Howard DC police are investigating reports of an active shooter at Howard University. No shooting has been confirmed yet, but Fox 5 reports that police are responding to a call that came in at 12:05. According to Howard's newspaper, The Hilltop, the school's ...  How a group of Florida tomato growers could help derail NAFTA Emboldened by the Trump administration's hostility toward foreign trade, a group of Southeast growers are pushing for tough new protectionist measures against their Mexican rivals - so tough, in fact, that their demands threaten to wreck the negotiations.  Devout Trump follower, is Pence a leader we want? | Opinion Sun Sentinel Editorial Board members talk about the NFL protest and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. Dan K. Thomasson | Tribune News Service. Privacy Policy. WASHINGTON — Former Vice President John Nance Garner once said the position he held ...  Goldman and Morgan Stanley Look for Profit Elsewhere After Trading Slumps If you're the chief executive of a Wall Street firm whose fortunes have been tied to fickle trading markets, it helps to have a Plan B. For James Gorman, that's Morgan Stanley's wealth-management division, which produced nearly half of the firm's  LeBron James I Talked to My Kids About Racism After N-Word Graffiti Incident LeBron James says he used the n-word vandalism incident at his Brentwood home to warn his children about racism ... revealing he turned the hate crime into a teachable moment. We broke the story ... a racial slur was spray-painted on the front gate of ...  LeBron James I Talked to My Kids About Racism After N-Word Graffiti Incident LeBron James says he used the n-word vandalism incident at his Brentwood home to warn his children about racism ... revealing he turned the hate crime into a teachable moment. We broke the story ... a racial slur was spray-painted on the front gate of ...  Harvey Weinstein's Fall Opens the Floodgates in Hollywood Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles. Hollywood associations like the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Producers Guild of America have moved to strip Harvey Weinstein of his membership. Credit Chad Ress for The New York Times.  The Latest: 5 firefighters hurt battling Santa Cruz fire SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):. 9:05 a.m.. Authorities say five firefighters have sustained minor injuries while battling a blaze that sprang up late Monday in the Santa Cruz mountains. Rob Sherman  The Han Solo movie has a title — Solo Throughout its production, the untitled “Young Han Solo” movie has been known as just that, but today director Ron Howard revealed its actual (much briefer) name. Solo. If you want to get technical, the film slated to debut on May 25 is Solo: A Star  Transcript: Interview with Hillary Clinton Hello and welcome to The Economists Asks. I'm your host Anne McElvoy. This week we're asking what stops a woman from becoming president of the United States. I'm here with Zanny Minton Beddoes, editor-in-chief of The Economist, and together we're ...  325-pound woman charged with killing girl by sitting on her This Oct. 14, 2017 photo made available by the Escambia County Sheriff's Office, Fla., shows Veronica Green Posey under arrest. Posey is charged with killing her 9-year-old cousin by sitting on the child as ... more. Photo: AP. Image 2 of 28. Photo  Iraq war victims allege pharmaceutical companies' bribery led to US troop deaths The families of dozens of U.S. troops killed or injured during the war in Iraq filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against several U.S. and European pharmaceutical and medical supply companies, alleging that the corporations knowingly financed the anti  5-Year-Old And 7-Year-Old Stabbed To Death; Teen Charged With Murder COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – A 5-year-old girl and a 7-year-old girl were stabbed to death in Colorado Springs early Tuesday morning. A man was also stabbed, the Colorado Police Department said in a statement. A 19-year-old man has been ...  Wildfire in Santa Cruz Mountains prompts evacuations SANTA CRUZ COUNTY — As residents evacuated the area around Bear Creek Canyon Road early Tuesday, fire crews from around the state descended on the Bear Fire, preparing to send air tankers and helicopters to help contain the blaze. By sunrise, the ...  Fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains: 150 structures threatened Cal Fire crews use a rope to pull their firefighters up a near-vertical canyon wall after battling the Bear Fire in the early morning hours Tuesday. (Dan Coyro -- Santa Cruz Sentinel). Expand. By Mark Gomez | mgomez@bayareanewsgroup.com, Robert Salonga ...  Again Illinois' richest person, Ken Griffin increases fortune by $1 billion Forbes has released its 36th annual list of the top 400 richest people in the United States. Fourteen Illinois residents are on the list. Ally MarottiChicago Tribune. Ken Griffin has done it again. With a net worth of $8.5 billion, an increase of $1  Q and A with Dwyane Wade: Why he and LeBron are on the same Cavs team but in different places in their careers Each man, however, has big decisions to make about his future next summer. We know James can become a free agent, yes. Wade, on the other hand, will be a free agent. He's playing for the Cavs on a one-year, $2.3 million deal he signed Sept. 27. And he  Brush fire erupts near Mount Wilson Observatory, communication towers - KABC A brush fire erupted near the Mount Wilson Observatory early Tuesday morning, prompting an evacuation of the historic facility as the blaze charred nearby hillsides. (KABC). KABC. Tuesday, October 17, 2017 11:34AM. MOUNT WILSON, Calif. (KABC) --.  Man held by Taliban for five years thought his captors were joking about Trump being president Joshua Boyle's life had descended into a surreal, five-year nightmare — but one thing was still beyond belief. Boyle and his pregnant wife had been kidnapped by affiliates of the Taliban on a trip to Afghanistan in 2012. The captors had later killed  Delaware Indicts 18 Inmates in Deadly Prison Riot DOVER, Del.—Delaware has indicted 18 inmates in a deadly riot and hostage-taking at the state's maximum-security prison, most of them on murder charges. The Delaware Department of Justice announced the indictments Tuesday, charging 16 of the ...  Will Northern California Soon Have Southern California's Climate? Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. The deadliest and most destructive spate of fires in California's modern history continues to burn. The string of massive fires in the Napa and Sonoma Valleys  After Vegas, Georgia GOPer's Campaign Promotes 'Bump Stock Giveaway' A Republican candidate for governor in Georgia on Monday suggested that bump stocks—devices that make semi-automatic weapons act more like automatic weapons, several of which were found on the Las Vegas shooter's guns—may have prevented ...  Trump invokes death of John Kelly's son in furor over calls to fallen soldiers President Donald Trump on Tuesday invoked the death of the son of his chief of staff, John Kelly, as he defended his claim from a day before that Barack Obama and other past presidents didn't always call the families of slain service members. “For the  Trump's Net Worth Plummets on Forbes Richest List President Donald Trump's net worth took a dive on Forbes list of the wealthiest Americans. The president dropped by $600 million — and 92 spots — to No. 248 this year, to an estimated net worth of $3.1 billion, according to Forbes, which released its  19-year-old Colorado Springs man faces murder charge in stabbing death of two younger siblings Colorado Springs police have arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with an attack early Tuesday morning that left his 7-year-old brother and a 5-year-old sister dead and his father seriously injured, authorities say. Malik Vincent Murphy has been  Fire ignites near Wilson Observatory in Los Angeles County LOS ANGELES (KUSI) — Firefighters worked Tuesday to extinguish a fire that scorched about 15 acres of brush after it broke out before dawn near the Mount Wilson Observatory in the Angeles National Forest northeast of Los Angeles. The blaze was ...  Wildfire near Mt. Wilson Observatory threatens TV towers Firefighters were battling a 26-acre brush fire early Tuesday around Mt. Wilson in the San Gabriel Mountains that was threatening to burn nearby television broadcast towers, authorities said. The fire broke out around 3:54 a.m. near the Mt. Wilson  California's Mt. Wilson Fire Shown In Pictures And Videos Yet another fire broke out in California Tuesday morning, threatening the state's Mt. Wilson Observatory. The fire started just before 4 a.m. and continued burning in the hills above Pasadena, Arcadia and Altadena, according to KABC-TV. The observatory  Squat, lift, kick, curl: Justice Ginsburg's workout is tough and it left me exhausted McLEAN, Va. — Forget the fiber, fresh air and blood transfusions, liberals: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg can take perfectly good care of herself, thank you. This I learned Monday by attempting the very squats, curls, planks and push-ups ...  Santa Cruz Mountains wildfire prompts over 100 residents to evacuate - KGO At least 100 homes are threatened and one structure has been destroyed in a wildfire in the Santa Cruz Mountains. More than 150 residents have evacuated from the blaze. (KGO-TV). KGO. By Matt Keller. Tuesday, October 17, 2017 08:47AM. SANTA CRUZ ...  Investigators: Mother killed two young sons by placing them in oven, turning it on - Columbus Ledger An Atlanta mother charged in the murder of her two sons allegedly placed the boys in an oven and turned it on, according to an arrest warrant obtained by CBS46. In the warrant, Lamora Williams is accused of “knowingly and intentionally” causing the  Taliban attacks in Afghanistan kill more than 40 people amid push for peace talks KABUL — A string of Taliban attacks on Afghan security units killed more than 40 people, officials said Tuesday, in another show of force by the militants amid a renewed effort seeking possible peace talks. The attacks, which began late Monday  Reese Witherspoon Says She Was Sexually Assaulted By Director At Age 16 Reese Witherspoon revealed during a speech to introduce honoree Laura Dern at Elle's Women In Hollywood event last night that she has experiences multiple instances of harassment and sexual assault during her career in Hollywood — including an ...  Vikings film review: Strong DT play helped stunt Packers' start before Aaron Rodgers injury Linval Joseph and Tom Johnson were disruption Green Bay's offense Sunday in the opening minutes of the game before Aaron Rodgers got hurt. Here's what they did. By Andrew Krammer. October 17, 2017 — 9:45am. Text size. comment. share · tweet.  NC pastor orders removal of boy's grave marker in financial squabble with parents A 5-year-old Hickory boy who died of juvenile leukemia last year has had his grave marker repossessed in a financial tug-of-war between his parents and a North Carolina monument company. The boy, Jake Leatherman, made national news last November ...  Prince William and Kate Middleton Announce Royal Baby's Due Date! Prince William and Kate Middleton are having a spring baby! “Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to confirm they are expecting a baby in April,” Kensington Palace said in a statement Tuesday. The royal couple will ...  Airbus Boss Nails Bombardier Timing Just as he was being lampooned in Bild Zeitung's dreaded “Loser-of-the-Day” column, Tom Enders proved his impeccable timing: Within hours, the Airbus chief had blindsided rival Boeing Co., expanded a strong U.S. beachhead, and won control of the most ...  Richard Spencer's Florida visit leads to state of emergency declaration “We have zero tolerance for violence and public safety is always our number one priority,” says Gov. Rick Scott. Matthew Rozsa10.17.2017•6:58 AM •0 Comments. 0 Comments. In anticipation of an upcoming speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer at the ...  Why the Somalia Truck Bomb Matters for President Trump Leveled buildings. The smoking shells of vehicles. Body parts charred and scattered around the blast radius. The images from Saturday's bombing in Mogadishu are familiar to observers of Somalia, which has been mired in conflict since the early 1990s.  'Degrading and Humiliating.' Jennifer Lawrence Says She Was Forced to Do a 'Nude Line-Up' Early in Her Career Jennifer Lawrence on Monday opened up about a "degrading and humiliating" experience from the early days of her career. The Mother! star said that producers asked her to lose weight quickly and also made her do a nude line-up during one of her first ...  Lewandowski To Clinton: There Was A Sexual Assaulter In The White House, His Name Was Bill Clinton In an interview with FOX & Friends, Corey Lewandowski responded to Hillary Clinton's accusation that President Trump a "sexual assaulter." "There was a sexual assaulter in the White House," Lewandowski said on Sunday's FOX & Friends." "He was called ...  Kim's Nukes Are a 'Recipe for Disaster,' US Admiral Says The top U.S. military commander in the Pacific warned the situation in North Korea is a “recipe for disaster,” as the region prepares for Donald Trump's first visit to the region as president. Admiral Harry Harris, head of the U.S. Pacific Command  Bannon's move to purge GOP may backfire While President Trump claims that his relations with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell · Addison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellGun proposal picks up GOP support Children's health-care bill faces new obstacles Dems see Trump as potential ally on gun ...  'Scaramucci Post' Yanks Twitter Poll on Holocaust Death Toll Updated | Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci used the Twitter feed of his nebulous new “media venture” to conduct a poll on how many Jews were killed in the Holocaust. The multiple-choice question tweeted Tuesday ...  Child dies after her 325-pound cousin sits on her as punishment A 9-year-old girl died after her cousin, Veronica Posey, allegedly sat on her as punishment. (Escambia County Jail). BY Minyvonne Burke. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 9:36 AM. A little girl in Florida has died after her 325-pound ...  Cops: 325-Pound Woman Sat on Kid as Punishment, Fatally (Newser) – A 9-year-old girl was allegedly killed by her adult cousin, a 325-pound woman accused of sitting on the child to punish her for misbehaving, the AP reports. Per the Pensacola News Journal, Dericka Lindsay was pronounced dead Saturday after  Sonny Gray can reestablish lost credibility with strong Game 4 performance for Yankees Sonny Gray has had plenty of time, nearly two weeks now, to reflect on and regroup from his poor first postseason start as a Yankee. The team that mortgaged multiple prospects to boldly acquire him at the trade deadline desperately needs him to perform  Pensacola child dies after 325-pound adult sat on her as punishment A 9-year-old Pensacola child died Saturday after her 325-pound cousin allegedly sat on her as punishment for misbehavior, according to an Escambia County Sheriff's Office report. Veronica Green Posey, 64, was charged with homicide and cruelty toward a ...  Pensacola child dies after 325-pound adult sat on her as punishment A 9-year-old Pensacola child died Saturday after her 325-pound cousin allegedly sat on her as punishment for misbehavior, according to an Escambia County Sheriff's Office report. Veronica Green Posey, 64, was charged with homicide and cruelty toward a ...  Goldman's Equity Investments Lift Profit as Trading Slumps Gains from investing in other companies rose 51 percent in the third quarter to the highest in almost four years as share indexes touched records. The bank credited its private-equity holdings for much of the increase. Goldman Sachs is one of the few  Review: Google's Pixel 2 Is the Best Android Phone for Anyone Tired of Samsung The bad: Underwhelming screen, no facial recognition or iris scanning, not much that makes it stand apart from Samsung and Apple. Who should buy: Any Android fan that values clean software and camera quality, particularly those looking for something ...  Microsoft's Surface Book 2 has more power and a new 15-inch size A spec bump and a size bump for a laptop should be the easiest story in the world to tell. For example: Microsoft's Surface Book 2 has new processors, new graphics cards, slightly tweaked designs, and is now also available with a new 15-inch screen  Columbus Crew, Welcome To The Stadium Extortion Racket MLS is not and for the foreseeable future will not be one of this country's so-called Big Four, but let no one say the scrappy upstart doesn't extort American cities like a big-boy league. The league's rapid expansion—someone without a stake in the  Trump drug czar nominee withdraws Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.) is withdrawing his name from consideration as the nation's drug czar, President Trump announced Tuesday. "Rep.Tom Marino has informed me that he is withdrawing his name from consideration as drug czar. Tom is a fine man and ...  California Today: Reporting on Wildfires Felt 'Like a Country at War' The Coffey Park neighborhood in Santa Rosa, Calif., on Saturday after a wildfire swept through. Credit Marcio Jose Sanchez/Associated Press. Good morning. (Want to get California Today by email? Here's the sign-up.) Thomas Fuller, the San Francisco ...  California Today: Reporting on Wildfires Felt 'Like a Country at War' The Coffey Park neighborhood in Santa Rosa, Calif., on Saturday after a wildfire swept through. Credit Marcio Jose Sanchez/Associated Press. Good morning. (Want to get California Today by email? Here's the sign-up.) Thomas Fuller, the San Francisco ...  Bombshell: FBI found Russia bribery, extortion plot in US nuclear industry — in 2009 Call it the original Russia collusion case, only it came long before the 2016 election. According to The Hill's John Solomon and Alison Spann, the FBI began to piece together a Russian operation designed to advance Vladimir Putin's control of nuclear ...  Catalonia's Leader, Facing Deadline, Won't Say if Region Declared Independence Carles Puigdemont, the leader of Catalonia, delivered a perplexing speech before the regional Parliament last week in which he appeared to declare but then immediately suspend independence. Credit Samuel Aranda for The New York Times. MADRID ...  USNS Comfort Welcomes Baby Girl Off Coast of Puerto Rico The sound of two bells rang through the passageways of the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort as the announcement passed over the ship's one main circuit. “Sara Victoria Llull Rodriguiz, born this day Oct. 14, arriving!” Puerto Rico Gov.  Ophelia batters UK after pummeling Ireland, leaves 3 dead Waves break around the church in the harbour at Porthleven, Cornwall southwestern England, as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia begins to hit parts of Britain and Ireland. Ireland's meteorological service is predicting wind gusts of 120 kph to 150 kph ...  Giggling Utah cheerleaders scream 'f*ck n*ggers' in widely shared Instagram video School officials in Utah are investigating a video posted on social media showing five teenage white girls screaming racial slurs and profanity. The Instagram video, which shows the girls giggling as they scream, “f*ck n*ggers,” was reported Monday to ...  McConnell told Trump that Bannon could undermine agenda: report Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell · Addison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellGun proposal picks up GOP support Children's health-care bill faces new obstacles Dems see Trump as potential ally on gun reform MORE (R-Ky.) reportedly warned President ...  Power lines and electrical equipment are a leading cause of California wildfires The deadliest wildfires in state history have raised questions about whether a repeat culprit might again be to blame for starting or spreading at least some of the Northern California blazes: utility companies and their equipment. The explosive  Power lines and electrical equipment are a leading cause of California wildfires The deadliest wildfires in state history have raised questions about whether a repeat culprit might again be to blame for starting or spreading at least some of the Northern California blazes: utility companies and their equipment. The explosive  Power lines and electrical equipment are a leading cause of California wildfires The deadliest wildfires in state history have raised questions about whether a repeat culprit might again be to blame for starting or spreading at least some of the Northern California blazes: utility companies and their equipment. The explosive  It's a Fact: Supreme Court Errors Aren't Hard to Find A ProPublica review adds fuel to a longstanding worry about the nation's highest court: The justices can botch the truth, sometimes in cases of great import. by Ryan Gabrielson. Oct. 17, 8 a.m. EDT. In 2007, a group of California Institute of  Marcus Mariota 'complete stud' for braving Titans win You know those days when you wake up, sore, feeling like garbage, and the last thing you want to do is go to work, but you do anyway because people are counting on you? Marcus Mariota had a day like that, sort of. On Monday night, the Tennessee Titans' ...  Why Did LeBron and Kyrie Fizzle? They Didn't Follow the Rules of the 1-2 Punch Just about every reviewer of the defunct Cleveland consortium James & Irving—i.e., current Cavalier LeBron and former Cavalier Kyrie—expressed shock it only lasted three seasons, seeing as it produced three consecutive appearances in the NBA Finals ...  Why Did LeBron and Kyrie Fizzle? They Didn't Follow the Rules of the 1-2 Punch Just about every reviewer of the defunct Cleveland consortium James & Irving—i.e., current Cavalier LeBron and former Cavalier Kyrie—expressed shock it only lasted three seasons, seeing as it produced three consecutive appearances in the NBA Finals ...  Woman charged with killing girl by sitting on her PENSACOLA, Fla. – Authorities say a 325-pound (150-kilogram) woman is charged with killing a 9-year-old girl by sitting on the child as punishment. The Pensacola News Journal reports that 64-year-old Veronica Green Posey was arrested and charged with ...  Unwanted sexual advances not just a Hollywood, Weinstein story, poll finds More than half of U.S. women have experienced unwanted and inappropriate sexual advances from men, three in 10 have put up with unwanted advances from male co-workers and a quarter have endured them from men who had influence over their work ...  Volvo Cars' Polestar 1 is a discreet 600-hp hybrid supercoupe Volvo's revitalization efforts since it was purchased by China's Geely in 2010 have proven to be nothing short of remarkable. Its product-led transformation over the last few years has been both sweeping and convincing, yet few could have predicted the ...  Russia Probe: Senate Asks Mike Flynn's Son for Documents, Testimony WASHINGTON — The Senate Intelligence Committee has requested documents and testimony from Michael G. Flynn, the son of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, but has not received a response, three sources familiar with the matter told NBC ...  Civilians return to Kirkuk as Iraq's Kurds lose more ground ERBIL -- Thousands of civilians streamed back into the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Tuesday, a day after fleeing as Iraqi troops pushed Kurdish forces out of the disputed oil-rich city. The Kurdish peshmerga, meanwhile, lost even more ground to the