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Reuters

Harley an awkward ride for ‘union-busting’ Republican Walker
Jul 30, 2015   05:18 AM  2 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
MILWAUKEE (Reuters) – For Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, there’s something awkward about the Harley-Davidson motorcycles that he has been posing on at presidential campaign stops: each one bears a sticker on its frame that reads “Union…

Trump shows staying power with surge ahead of first debate
Jul 30, 2015   05:12 AM  2 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Some Republicans gleefully scripted Donald Trump’s political obituary in the wake of his scathing comments about Sen. John McCain’s military service earlier this month, hoping that his freewheeling presidential cam…

Planned Parenthood reports second website hack in a week
Jul 30, 2015   04:09 AM  4 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
(Reuters) – Planned Parenthood said electronic traffic to its websites was snarled by computer hackers on Wednesday in the second cyber attack mounted against the healthcare organization this week amid a controversy over alleged sales of…

Californians divided along party lines on combating climate change
Jul 30, 2015   04:03 AM  4 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) – Two-thirds of Californians link the state’s ongoing catastrophic drought to climate change, and most support Governor Jerry Brown’s efforts to combat it – but that’s also because most Californians are Democ…

Senate confirms Dunford as top U.S. military officer
Jul 30, 2015   12:43 AM  7 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Marine General Joseph Dunford as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the top officer in the U.S. military.

House Speaker Boehner supports ending U.S. oil export ban
Jul 29, 2015   11:33 PM  8 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday expressed for the first time his support for repealing the 40-year-old ban on domestic crude oil exports, a move that could breathe new life into a bi…

CNN

Schumer to FBI: How did shooter get a gun?
Jul 30, 2015   12:26 AM  7 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
Sen. Chuck Schumer on Wednesday asked the FBI to investigate how the Lafayette, Louisiana, theater shooter was able to purchase a gun despite having well-documented mental health issues.

Fox News tweaks debate rules
Jul 29, 2015   11:54 PM  8 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics

Jindal: Bush ‘got it wrong’ on immigration
Jul 29, 2015   11:54 PM  8 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Wednesday he disagreed with competing GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush’s plan for comprehensive immigration reform, arguing that the conversation can only happen once the border is secure.

Perry’s tough guy challenge for Trump
Jul 29, 2015   10:54 PM  9 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics

Huckabee: I wasn’t comparing Obama to Hitler
Jul 29, 2015   10:19 PM  9 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is standing by his dire warning that President Barack Obama’s Iran nuclear deal could bring about another Holocaust.

Huckabee: Maybe Holocaust metaphor wasn’t good
Jul 29, 2015   10:19 PM  9 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics

Washington Post

Sen. Sanders tries 3,500 parties to drum up support for 2016 bid
Jul 30, 2015   02:32 AM  5 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
The presidential hopeful has been trying to harness the enthusiasm of the large crowds he has been drawing and bolster his insurgent campaign organization.

Sen. Sanders tries 3,500 parties to drum up support for 2016 bid
Jul 30, 2015   02:32 AM  5 hours ago  White House: Latest White House News, Headlines, Analysis & More – The Washington Post
The presidential hopeful has been trying to harness the enthusiasm of the large crowds he has been drawing and bolster his insurgent campaign organization.

What will Sanders get from the 3,500 parties he is hosting Wednesday night?
Jul 30, 2015   02:32 AM  5 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
Senator can draw crowds but needs infrastructure to sustain his upstart bid for the Democratic nomination.

House approves cutting workplace protections for VA workers
Jul 30, 2015   12:59 AM  7 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
The House approved legislation that would cut appeal rights for Department of Veterans Affairs employees facing dismissal or demotion and facilitate the firing of new VA staffers.

What will Sanders get from the 3,500 parties he is hosting Wednesday night?
Jul 30, 2015   12:28 AM  7 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
Senator can draw crowds but needs infrastructure to sustain his upstart bid for the Democratic nomination.

What will Sanders get from the 3,500 parties he is hosting Wednesday night?
Jul 30, 2015   12:28 AM  7 hours ago  White House: Latest White House News, Headlines, Analysis & More – The Washington Post
Senator can draw crowds but needs infrastructure to sustain his upstart bid for the Democratic nomination.

Reuters

Three days, five killings and a year of pain in Baltimore
Jul 30, 2015   05:32 AM  2 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
BALTIMORE (Reuters) – Kajuan Guinn was just 8, and recently reunited with his family after years in foster care, when his chronically ill mother died of complications from lupus.

Cincinnati police officer indicted in shooting death of black man
Jul 30, 2015   04:14 AM  3 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
CINCINNATI (Reuters) – A University of Cincinnati police officer was indicted on Wednesday on murder charges in the fatal shooting last week of an unarmed black motorist who was stopped because of a missing front license plate.

Planned Parenthood reports second website hack in a week
Jul 30, 2015   04:09 AM  4 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
(Reuters) – Planned Parenthood said electronic traffic to its websites was snarled by computer hackers on Wednesday in the second cyber attack mounted against the healthcare organization this week amid a controversy over alleged sales of…

University of Virginia graduates sue Rolling Stone over rape story
Jul 30, 2015   03:53 AM  4 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Three University of Virginia graduates on Wednesday filed a defamation lawsuit in New York against Rolling Stone magazine, its publisher, Wenner Media, and a journalist, over a now-debunked 2014 article describing a …

Cincinnati police officer indicted in shooting death of black man
Jul 30, 2015   02:19 AM  5 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
CINCINNATI (Reuters) – A University of Cincinnati police officer was indicted on Wednesday on murder charges in the fatal shooting last week of an unarmed black motorist who was stopped because of a missing front license plate.

Oregon governor OKs early sales of recreational-use marijuana
Jul 30, 2015   01:58 AM  6 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) – Oregon residents will be able to buy marijuana for recreational use starting in October, about a year earlier than originally expected, under a new law backers hope will help curb the black market, state offici…

CNN

Brady slams ‘Deflategate’ suspension, says, ‘I did nothing wrong’
Jul 29, 2015   11:38 PM  8 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.

Exclusive: Trump lashes out at lawyer over breast pump break
Jul 29, 2015   08:30 PM  11 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.

Kimmel chokes up on air over lion’s death
Jul 29, 2015   08:06 PM  12 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Jimmy Kimmel weighed in on the Cecil the lion issue during his monologue on Tuesday night and he didn’t hold back, choking up a little as he made clear his disgust and likened the present hatred of hunter Walter Palmer to the public’s fe…

Exclusive: Trump lashes out at lawyer over breast pump break
Jul 29, 2015   08:05 PM  12 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.

Ohio university cop indicted for murder
Jul 29, 2015   07:10 PM  13 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing was indicted Wednesday on a murder charge for shooting Samuel Dubose during a traffic stop this month.

Boy, 15, charged as adult in murder of 8-year-old girl
Jul 29, 2015   07:10 PM  13 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
A 15-year-old boy was charged as an adult with murdering and sexual assaulting an 8-year-old girl, whose body was found in a recycling bin after she went missing in Santa Cruz, California, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

MSNBC

This Shoplifter Stole $1,800 in Cosmetics: Cops
Jul 30, 2015   06:16 AM  1 hour ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
A woman caught on surveillance cameras is wanted for stealing hundreds of dollars in cosmetics from a California beauty supply store, police said.

Wildfire Forces Evacuations in California
Jul 30, 2015   04:52 AM  3 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
The town of Lower Lake, California is being evacuated after a wildfire broke out, covering at least 3,000 acres.

Hockey Player Shares Stanley Cup with Air Force
Jul 30, 2015   04:14 AM  3 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Blackhawks player Brandon Saad took the Stanley Cup to the 911th Airlift Wing in Gibsonia, Pennsylvania.

Two Die After Small Plane Crashes at Milwaukee Airport
Jul 30, 2015   04:13 AM  3 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
The small aircraft was landing at Timmerman Airport at around 7 p.m. Wednesday when it crashed and caught fire, police and witnesses said.

Three UVA Grads Sue Rolling Stone Over Retracted Rape Article
Jul 30, 2015   03:34 AM  4 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
The three fraternity members said they were subject to “vicious and hurtful attacks” after an article, since discredited and retracted, was published.

UVA Grads Sue Rolling Stone Over Retracted Rape Article
Jul 30, 2015   03:34 AM  4 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
The three fraternity members said they were subject to “vicious and hurtful attacks” after an article, since discredited and retracted, was published.

Fox News

911 caller: New Mexico dispatcher had no reason to hang up while she tried to aid friend
Jul 30, 2015   07:35 AM  36 minutes ago  FOXNews.com
A 911 caller said she was panicked about a friend being shot but stayed as calm as possible before a New Mexico dispatcher told her to “deal with it yourself” and hung up as she sought aid.

Rick Perry no longer emphasizing his Christian faith, in switch from last White House campaign
Jul 30, 2015   07:24 AM  46 minutes ago  FOXNews.com
Rick Perry bragged to an Iowa barbeque crowd about the strong economy back in Texas, drew laughs comparing President Barack Obama to Jimmy Carter and won applause vowing to secure the U.S.-Mexico border.

California to release June water-savings report for first month of mandatory drought cutbacks
Jul 30, 2015   07:18 AM  53 minutes ago  FOXNews.com
California regulators were expected Thursday to announce how much water cities conserved in June — the first month of mandatory cutbacks during the drought.

California teen charged as adult in killing of 8-year-old neighbor
Jul 30, 2015   07:15 AM  55 minutes ago  FOXNews.com
Prosecutors charged a 15-year-old boy with murder, kidnapping and rape Wednesday in the death of an 8-year-old girl in an artists complex in a California beach town.

Three University of Virginia graduates sue Rolling Stone over retracted rape story
Jul 30, 2015   07:15 AM  55 minutes ago  FOXNews.com
Three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity profiled in a debunked account of a gang rape in a retracted Rolling Stone magazine story filed a lawsuit against the publication and the article’s author Wednesday, cour…

Colorado theater shooter James Holmes went from happy boy to mass killer
Jul 30, 2015   06:47 AM  1 hour ago  FOXNews.com
A fuller portrait of Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes has emerged during his death penalty trial.

Reuters

Landslide in Nepal kills 20 after heavy rain, toll may rise
Jul 30, 2015   07:38 AM  32 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
KATHMANDU (Reuters) – Landslides triggered by torrential rain in Nepal swept through two villages on Thursday killing at least 20 people, the home ministry said.

Malaysia says almost certain debris found off Madagascar is from a Boeing 777
Jul 30, 2015   07:27 AM  43 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
KUALA LUMPUR/PARIS (Reuters) – Malaysia is “almost certain” that plane debris found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean is from a Boeing 777, the deputy transport minister said on Thursday, heightening the possibility it could be wreck…

Syrian group says Nusra abducts its leader, in blow to U.S. plan
Jul 30, 2015   07:16 AM  54 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
ANKARA/BEIRUT (Reuters) – The al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front has abducted the leader of a U.S.-backed rebel group in north Syria, opposition sources and a monitoring group said, in a blow to Washington’s efforts to train and equip fighters …

Kuwait says uncovers Islamic State network
Jul 30, 2015   07:13 AM  57 minutes ago  Reuters: World News
KUWAIT (Reuters) – Kuwait has uncovered a network of Islamic State militants who fought in Iraq and Syria and detained several of its members, the interior ministry said on Thursday.

India hangs Mumbai blasts convict 22 years after attack
Jul 30, 2015   07:05 AM  1 hour ago  Reuters: World News
MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India hanged Yakub Memon on Thursday for his role in the country’s deadliest bombings, which killed 257 people in Mumbai in 1993, after the Supreme Court threw out his final plea for a stay of execution.

Malaysia says almost certain debris found off Madagascar is from a Boeing 777
Jul 30, 2015   06:53 AM  1 hour ago  Reuters: World News
KUALA LUMPUR/PARIS (Reuters) – Malaysia is “almost certain” that plane debris found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean is from a Boeing 777, the deputy transport minister said on Thursday, heightening the possibility it could be wreck…

CNN

Iran deal: Why don’t Americans like it?
Jul 29, 2015   05:47 PM  14 hours ago  CNN.com – World
I don’t read polls for a living, and certainly don’t want to compete with those who do. But I was intrigued by a new CNN poll that found a majority of Americans in favor of Congress rejecting the recently negotiated nuclear deal with Iran.

Can the Chinese government control the stock market?
Jul 29, 2015   05:47 PM  14 hours ago  CNN.com – World

Meet the oldest panda in the world
Jul 29, 2015   05:46 PM  14 hours ago  CNN.com – World

Debris in Indian Ocean checked for MH370 ties
Jul 29, 2015   05:36 PM  14 hours ago  CNN.com – World

Only 4 northern white rhinos left on Earth
Jul 29, 2015   05:35 PM  14 hours ago  CNN.com – World

Only 4 northern white rhinos left on Earth
Jul 29, 2015   05:11 PM  14 hours ago  CNN.com – World
And then there were four.

MSNBC

Americans gear up to help Philippines
Nov 12, 2013   12:38 AM  1 year ago  MSNBC.com: World News
From military veterans and U.S. troops to grassroots Filipino-American organizations, people across the country geared up to do what they could to help after one of largest storms ever barreled through the Philippines over the weekend an…

Video: Hundreds attend 99-year-old UK veteran’s funeral
Nov 12, 2013   12:15 AM  1 year ago  MSNBC.com: World News
A veteran of the RAF during World War II, Harold Jellicoe Percival’s funeral was attended by hundreds of Britons even though they never knew him. An ad in a local paper encouraged attendees, because he had no living family members. NBC’s…

Video: Typhoon’s winds stronger than Hurricane Katrina
Nov 12, 2013   12:09 AM  1 year ago  MSNBC.com: World News
Typhoon Haiyan may be among the biggest ever recorded, peaking at more than 200 mph with a 20-foot storm surge. NBC’s Tom Costello reports. (Nightly News)

Video: Tacloban residents struggle without food, water
Nov 11, 2013   11:54 PM  1 year ago  MSNBC.com: World News
The Philippine city of Tacloban is ground zero in an area completely wiped out by the fast-moving, ferocious typhoon. People are desperate for aid, and have no access to food, shelter or water. NBC’s Harry Smith reports. (Nightly News)

Doctors haunted by typhoon victims they couldn’t help
Nov 11, 2013   11:53 PM  1 year ago  MSNBC.com: World News
TACLOBAN, Philippines — Days after the super-typhoon Haiyan roared ashore here and laid waste to the Philippine island of Leyte, the roads remain blocked, the airports closed, the ferries aren’t running — and a public health crisis is un…

Typhoon pushed the limits — bigger storms ahead
Nov 11, 2013   11:05 PM  1 year ago  MSNBC.com: World News
Experts say Typhoon Haiyan was about as strong as it could theoretically get when it swept through the Philippines, but storm intensity limits are on the rise.

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