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Trump accuses Obama of inaction over Russia meddling claim

BBC / News 21 sources

The president says his predecessor "did nothing" despite knowing of meddling claims before the poll.

Senate health-care bill faces serious resistance from GOP moderates

Washington Post 60 sources

A small group of centrists, worried that Medicaid cuts would fray the social safety net, could prove pivotal.

She was named world’s ugliest dog, but ‘She’s just darling’

Toronto Star / News 96 sources

Martha, a 125-pound Neapolitan mastiff, has droopy red eyes, uncontrollable drool, baggy skin and bragging rights after winning the dubious annual distinction.

Russia “meddled” in American election, Trump spy chief says

Russia "meddled" in last year's presidential election as part of a decades-long effort to "undermine American democracy," CIA Director Mike Pompeo said.

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California father buries wrong man after coroner's mistake

SFGate 20 sources

Kerrigan, 82, of Wildomar, said he called the coroner's office and was told the body was that of his son, Frank M. Kerrigan, 57, who is mentally ill and had been living on the street.


Bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil terror plot in Mecca

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque in Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam just as the fasting month of Ramadan ends, Saudi security forces said Saturday. The…


Trump just ended a long tradition of celebrating Ramadan at the White House

It appears the modern-day White House tradition of marking Ramadan with an iftar dinner or Eid celebration has come to an end.


British lawmakers hit by 'sustained' cyber attack

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's parliament was hit by a "sustained and determined" cyber attack on Saturday designed to identify weak email passwords, just over a month after a ransomware worm crippled parts of the country's health service.

Trump just ended a long tradition of celebrating Ramadan at the White House

It appears the modern-day White House tradition of marking Ramadan with an iftar dinner or Eid celebration has come to an end.


Texas mom left kids in hot car as punishment, officials say

ABC News / U.S. 55 sources

Authorities say a Texas woman told investigators that she left her 2-year-old daughter and 16-month-old son in a hot car where they died last month to teach the girl a lesson, and that they didn't lock themselves in, as she initially said

How the Health Care Bill Could Impact Consumers

TIME 60 sources

The proposed GOP plan would make fundamental changes to the Medicaid program


Mother arrested after toddlers' death

KHOU.com 55 sources

Two toddlers died after being locked in a hot car for several hours by their mother who left them in the car to teach them a lesson, officials said.


Cladding tests: 34 tower blocks fail checks

Sky News / US News 258 sources

Some 34 high-rise residential blocks have failed fire safety tests because of the cladding used on them.

Cyberattack Hits U.K. Parliament, Limiting Access to MPs ...

A cyberattack disabled some of the U.K. Parliament’s communications on Saturday, disrupting the ability of lawmakers to access their email, a House of ...


Death Toll Climbs to 73 After 3 Attacks in Pakistan

TIME / World 79 sources

(PESHAWAR, Pakistan) — The death toll from twin blasts in the northwestern town of Parachinar climbed to 55 overnight, bringing the overall death toll from three separate attacks in Pakistan on Friday to 73, with several others in critical…

Sears will close another 20 stores this year across 14 states

UPI.com 41 sources

Sears Holdings will close another 20 stores throughout the U.S. to add to a growing list of defunct locations, the department store company confirmed Friday.


Drop dead grotesque! Mastiff Martha reigns supreme at 2017 World’s Ugliest Dog contest

Boston Herald 77 sources

They brought their best bad hair days, crazy eyes and snaggle teeth, but only one canine could be crowned “The Ugliest.”


More Than 120 People Buried by Landslide in China Village

TIME / World 274 sources

More than 120 people were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in a mountain village in southwestern China early Saturday, officials said


California Gov. Jerry Brown blocks parole for Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis

Newsday / Nation 30 sources

LOS ANGELES - California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday night blocked parole for Charles Manson follower and convicted killer Bruce Davis. Brown's rejection issued late Friday night is the fifth time Davis has been recommended for parole by a…

Qatar handed stern list of 13 demands by Arab states

CNN / Money 279 sources

Four Arab states that have isolated Qatar have handed the country a list of 13 demands, including some that are likely to infuriate Doha and exacerbate the region's worst crisis in decades.


World's Ugliest Dog Contest winner is gentle giant saved from blindness

AL.com 77 sources

The gassy Neapolitan Mastiff was a favorite of the Northern California crowd from the start at the Friday night contest, often plopping down on her side on stage at the Sonoma-Marin Fair.

Lara Trump: Depp assassination remarks 'really sad'

But Lara Trump said she's not surprised by such "out of control" comments.

Saturday, Jun 24

LYNCH IN THE HOT SEAT Senate panel questions ex-AG over 'political interference' in Clinton probe

Fox News 36 sources

The Senate Judiciary Committee has formally asked ex-Attorney General Loretta Lynch and others to respond to allegations of “political interference” in the FBI’s Hillary Clinton email probe, according to a letter released Friday.

Republican Senator Vital to Health Bill’s Passage Won’t Support It

Senator Dean Heller of Nevada became the latest Republican to say he cannot support a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act in its current form.

800 Camden homes evacuated after Grenfell fire

Sky News / US News 288 sources

Camden Council will evacuate 800 households from five tower blocks tonight amid fire safety concerns.

Friday, Jun 23

Let the political jockeying begin as Republican senators deal on Obamacare repeal

Los Angeles Times 773 sources

Get ready for a drama-filled week of mock hand-wringing, political jockeying and backroom brinkmanship as the Senate GOP healthcare plan heads toward a hoped-for vote next week.

Second US mistrial in Ohio police shooting of Samuel Dubose

BBC / US / Canada 66 sources

The Cincinnati officer shot dead Samuel Dubose after pulling him over near a campus in 2015.

Johnny Depp asks about assassinating president at Glastonbury Festival

Triblive.com 173 sources

LOS ANGELES — Johnny Depp has asked a crowd at the Glastonbury Festival when was the last time an actor assassinated a president. The remarks ...

Grenfell Tower blaze started in fridge-freezer

Sky News / US News 293 sources

The Grenfell Tower blaze started in a Hotpoint fridge-freezer and the building's insulation and cladding have failed safety tests, according to investigators.

Thursday, Jun 22

Airport stabbing probed as act of terrorism

CBS News 645 sources

Amor Ftouhi, a Canadian national, has been charged in stabbing of officer in Flint, Michigan, FBI says

Senate GOP unveils health care plan after weeks of secrecy

CBS News 925 sources

Senate Republicans unveiled a "discussion draft" of the bill Thursday. Mitch McConnell is aiming for vote on the bill before end of next week

Trump says he didn't record meetings with Comey

CTV News 293 sources

U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday on Twitter that he 'did not make' and doesn't have any recordings of his private conversations with ousted former FBI Director James Comey.

Senate Republicans set to release health-care bill, but divisions remain

The proposal is an attempt to strike a compromise between existing law and a bill passed by the House in May.

Wednesday, Jun 21

Republicans hang on to House seat in key Georgia election

The Hill 374 sources

SANDY SPRINGS, GA - Republican Karen Handel is projected to win Georgia's special House election, dealing a major blow to Democrats who were hoping to score an early win against President Trump ahead of the 2018 midterms....

New Dashcam Video Shows Philando Castile Informing Officer He Had A Firearm

The Huffington Post 172 sources

Philando Castile very clearly said he had a firearm.

UPDATE 6-Saudi king empowers young reformer son in succession shake-up

Reuters 467 sources

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's King Salman made his son next in line to the throne on Wednesday, handing the 31-year-old sweeping powers as the kingdom seeks radical overhaul of its oil-dependent economy and faces mounting tensions with…

Michigan police officer 'stable' after stabbing at airport

BBC / US / Canada 456 sources

The police officer appeared to have been targeted, preliminary reports indicate.

Tuesday, Jun 20

Barclays charged by SFO over 2008 fundraising

Sky News / Business 166 sources

Barclays and four former senior executives are facing criminal charges relating to the bank's fundraising at the height of the financial crisis.

Georgia's Special Election Couldn't Look Much Closer

The Huffington Post 97 sources

The special election to fill a congressional seat in Georgia’s 6th District may be anyone’s game, according to the final round of polling on the race.

Bomber 'neutralized' after suspected terrorist attack in Brussels

NY Daily News 501 sources

Police in the Belgian capital said that they were responding to an “incident” around 9 p.m.

Otto Warmbier, American student held in North Korea, dies

NY Daily News 496 sources

Otto Warmbier was held in captivity in the isolated authoritarian regime for more than 17 months.