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'Malnourished and dirty': police find 13 children and siblings chained in California house

The Guardian / AU 96 sources

Thirteen malnourished siblings ranging in age from two to 29 have been rescued from a house in California where some of them were chained to beds, and their parents have been charged with torture, police have said. Officers made the…

Cranberries singer was to re-record Zombie

The lead singer of Irish band Cranberries had been due to record a new version of their hit song Zombie the day after she died.

Simone Biles says Larry Nassar sexually abused her, too

Houston Chronicle 112 sources

Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles went public with a statement on Twitter on Monday, accusing former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar of sexually assaulting her.

Trump says his words on immigration were misrepresented by 'Senator Dicky Durbin'

Chicago Tribune 35 sources

President Donald Trump said in a tweet that his comments during a meeting on immigration were misrepresented by Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois. (Andrew Harrer / TNS). Monique GarciaChicago Tribune. Privacy Policy. President…

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False alert unlikely to hurt Hawaii

Hawaii’s false ballistic missile warning and the nuclear rhetoric between President Trump and North Korea will likely scare only a small number of people away from the island paradise, industry experts said.


Thousands facing no pay after Carillion collapse

Sky News / UK 42 sources

Workers employed by Carillion on private sector contracts will receive no pay after Wednesday unless other companies step in to take them on.

Parents charged with torture after teen escapes house where she and 12 siblings held captive

Canada.com 29 sources

Authorities found several children shackled to beds with chains and padlocks and were ‘shocked’ to discover seven of the ‘children’ in the home were actually adults


Ron Cook: By trading Andrew McCutchen, the Pirates continue to torture their fans

Leave it to the Pirates to take a horrible Pittsburgh sports weekend and make it 10 times worse.


Shackled children found in Perris, California home

BBC.com 96 sources

Two parents are arrested after police find in their house 13 people who were allegedly held captive.


Thousands march in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Seattlepi.com 179 sources

Thousands of people gathered and marched in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on what would have been the civil rights leader's 89th birthday.


Pirates trade Andrew McCutchen to Giants

Triblive.com 66 sources

Lying in bed Sunday night, Pirates president Frank Coonelly tossed and turned. “It was hard to sleep,” Coonelly said, “knowing what was coming.” By sundown ...

Donald Trump takes on Dick Durbin over 'racial slur'

BBC / News 35 sources

The US president says he has been "totally misrepresented" by a senator who said he used a racial slur.


Inside Hawaii's emergency alert command center

CBS News / U.S. 77 sources

Missile-alert mistake feeds skepticism about government's ability to keep citizens informed in a real emergency


Cranberries star Dolores O'Riordan dies in London aged 46

Daily Mail Online 275 sources

The Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan has died suddenly at a hotel at the age of 46, her publicist has confirmed.


Hawaii alert: Employee who sent missile warning reassigned

BBC / US / Canada 77 sources

People in the US state received messages warning of an imminent attack after a human error on Saturday.

Turkish president threatens to ‘drown’ U.S.-backed force in Syria

The U.S.-led coalition is training recruits for a border security force that would be stationed along Syria’s borders with Turkey and Iraq. The group would involve Kurdish fighters Turkey views as a threat.


Poppi Worthington was sexually abused by father, coroner rules

The Guardian 32 sources

Toddler suffocated soon after being assaulted, says coroner, but Paul Worthington is unlikely ever to face trial

Aziz Ansari denies sexual assault claims

Fox News 112 sources

Aziz Ansari responds to accusation of sexual assault, says sex was consensual.


Ford to boost investment in electric cars by 2022

BBC / Technology 76 sources

The firm says it will have 40 hybrid and fully electric vehicles in its range within five years.


Jakarta Stock Exchange Tower Evacuated After Floor Collapses

NPR 228 sources

A mezzanine floor inside the Jakarta Stock Exchange tower collapsed on Monday, according to Indonesian authorities. A police spokesman says nearly 80 people were injured. Terrorism has been ruled out.

England's Ben Stokes charged with affray

Sky News 46 sources

England cricketer Ben Stokes has been charged with affray after an incident outside a Bristol nightclub.

Monday, Jan 15

Hawaii told to fix its alert system after false missile alarm

BBC / News 230 sources

The US media regulator says the error that produced panic in the state was "absolutely unacceptable".

Thousands of jobs at risk as Carillion goes into liquidation

The Guardian 161 sources

Construction company involved in government projects including HS2 collapses as last-ditch talks with lenders fail

Trump responds to reports of "sh*thole" remark

CBS News / Politics 190 sources

He was meeting Sunday to discuss a new DACA deal when he was asked about the disparaging remark he allegedly made

Sunday, Jan 14

Chelsea Manning files to run for U.S. Senate in Maryland

NOLA.com / News 110 sources

Manning would challenge Democrat Benjamin Cardin, Maryland's senior senator who is considered an overwhelming favorite to win a third term.

Plane in Turkey Skids Off Runway and Dangles Over Cliff

TIME / World 145 sources

The plane dangled off a muddy cliff with its nose only a few feet from the sea

After outcry, Mark Wahlberg donates $1.5 million film fee

Philly.com 117 sources

NEW YORK (AP) - Following an outcry over a significant disparity in pay between co-stars, Mark Wahlberg agreed Saturday to donate the $1.5 million he earned for reshoots for "All the Money in the World" to the sexual misconduct defense…

Hopes for immigration deal fade as lawmakers trade barbs and Trump declares dreamer program ‘probably dead’

Washington Post 112 sources

Debate raged over what President Trump said in a Thursday Oval Office meeting — and whether he had said it at all.

Saturday, Jan 13

Hawaii Panics After Alert About Incoming Missile Is Sent in Error

The New York Times 595 sources

The alert appeared on cellphones warning people to “seek immediate shelter,” and said, “This is not a drill.” The authorities said it was a false alarm.

Trump in 'excellent health' after check-up

Sky News / US News 123 sources

Donald Trump is in "excellent health" after undergoing his first medical check-up as president, his doctor says.

Legendary broadcaster Keith Jackson dies at age 89

ABC News / Sports 131 sources

Keith Jackson, who was widely regarded as the voice of college football by several generations, died late Friday night, his family said. He was 89. Jackson, who retired in 2006, spent some 50 years calling the action in a folksy, down-to…

Political fallout from Trump's 's---hole' controversy

Fox News 290 sources

The president denies he used vulgar language during the DACA meeting, but impact on delicate negotiations over immigration reform and government funding is already being felt.

Friday, Jan 12

Donald Trump cancels London visit amid protest fears

The Guardian 315 sources

President will not open new US embassy next month, with secretary of state Rex Tillerson likely to take his place

Donald Trump denies 'shithole countries' slur

Sky News / US News 174 sources

Donald Trump has responded to criticism about his alleged use of the word "shithole" to describe migrant countries, saying "this was not the language used".

Trump criticized immigration from 's---hole' countries: report

The Hill 357 sources

President Trump reportedly referred to immigrants from Haiti and African countries as coming from "shithole countries" on Thursday.Trump made the comment in an Oval Office meeting with lawmake...

Thursday, Jan 11

Time running out to find survivors of US mudslides

Sky News / US News 426 sources

Rescuers are racing to find 17 people who are still missing after mudslides slammed into wealthy areas of California, destroying an estimated 100 homes.

Trump plays down prospect of special counsel interviewing him about Russia

The Guardian / US 122 sources

Donald Trump has claimed that it “seems unlikely” he will be interviewed by the special counsel investigating alleged collusion between his presidential election campaign and Russia. The investigation has two spearheads: special counsel…

ICE raids 7-Eleven stores nationwide, arrests 21 people

NBC News 163 sources

U.S. immigration agents raided dozens of 7-Eleven stores before dawn Wednesday and arrested 21 people in the biggest crackdown on a company suspected of hiring undocumented workers since President Donald Trump took office.

Five women accuse James Franco of inappropriate or sexually exploitative behavior

Five women accuse James Franco of inappropriate or sexually exploitative behavior By Daniel Miller and Amy Kaufman, The Los Angeles Times Jan 11, 2018 James Franco. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times) It should have been a pure moment…