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|Rep. Ilhan Omar defends her controversial World Trade Center remarks: '9/11 was an attack on all Americans'
Rep. Ilhan Omar responded to criticism from a 9/11 victim’s son, who, during a memorial reading of victims’ names at Ground Zero last week, called out the freshman congresswoman for past remarks she made about the terrorist attacks.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 15, 2019 1:25 PM
|Yemen rebels threaten new attacks on Saudi oil sites
Yemen's Iran-backed Huthi rebels, who claimed responsibility for devastating weekend attacks on Saudi oil facilities, threatened Monday to carry out more strikes and urged foreigners to stay away. "We assure the Saudi regime that our long hand can reach any place we want at any time we choose," Huthi military spokesman Brigadier Yahya Saree said in a statement. Strikes on two Saudi facilities Saturday halted half the kingdom's oil production and sent shock waves through energy markets.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 16, 2019 9:45 AM
|B-2 Spirit: The Stealth Bomber Trump Could Send to Strike Iran
Or North Korea, Russia, China--anyone.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 15, 2019 11:00 PM
|Kamala Harris had a 'Trump strategy': Brazile on third Democratic debate
The Powerhouse Roundtable analyzes the third Democratic debate and discusses the week's politics on "This Week."
POSTED SEPTEMBER 15, 2019 2:16 PM
|Half of the 147 tigers rescued from Thai temple have died
More than half the tigers rescued three years ago from a Buddhist temple in Thailand where they served as a popular tourist attraction have died of disease, wildlife officials said Monday. The tigers were vulnerable to illness because of inbreeding, leading to laryngeal paralysis causing respiratory failure, said national parks official Patarapol Maneeorn. The DNA of all 147 confiscated tigers could be traced to six tigers who were the original breeding stock, said Patarapol, head of the department's Wildlife Health Management Division.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 16, 2019 8:43 PM
|Blasphemy accusation in Pakistan sparks ransacking of Hindu temple, school
KARACHI/ISLAMABAD, Sept 16 (Reuters) - A crowd in Pakistan ransacked a school and Hindu temple after a Hindu principal was accused of blasphemy, police said on Monday, the latest case to raise concern about the fate of religious minorities in the predominantly Muslim country. The enraged crowd ransacked the school and damaged a nearby temple, a district police chief said. "It seems the principal had not done anything intentionally," the district police chief, Furrukh Ali, told Reuters.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 16, 2019 3:37 AM
|More than half of teens say they're 'afraid' and 'angry' about climate change — and 1 in 4 of them are doing something about it
Teenagers in the US are afraid of climate change but are also increasingly participating in activist activity, according to a new poll.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 16, 2019 12:33 PM
|'A war zone': Propane explosion kills firefighter, injures 8 others, levels building in Maine
A firefighter was killed and eight others were injured when a powerful propane explosion destroyed a new building Monday in Farmington, Maine.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 16, 2019 6:12 PM
|Obama’s team lines up to defend Andrew McCabe in court
Obama-era national security leaders would testify on behalf of McCabe should he face trial over allegations that he misled officials about leaks to the media.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 16, 2019 1:24 PM
|Trump lashes out at Kavanaugh accusers as pressure builds for justice's impeachment
Donald Trump has tweeted an angry defence of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh over fresh sexual misconduct allegations as pressure to impeach the controversial judge continues to build.At the weekend the New York Times published new accusations suggesting that Mr Kavanaugh exposed himself to a woman during his time at America's prestigious Yale University, and that his genitals were thrust into the woman's hands by his classmates.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 16, 2019 1:40 PM