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No Longer Hosting G7: Trump's Resort

The 2020 Group of Seven meeting to be hosted to the Trump National Doral resort is no more, with the president rescinding the announcement via tweet late Saturday after taking piles of criticism over the perception that he was enriching himself on the taxpayer dime, reports Politico . "Based on both...

Schumer calls for federal probe of contaminated…

The Senate's top Democrat is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to examine a report that found dozens of baby food products contaminated with lead and other metals

After delay, New Orleans to demolish cranes at…

City officials in New Orleans are planning to use a series of controlled explosions to take down two cranes that have been standing precariously over the remains of a partially collapsed hotel

Italian experts diffuse WWII bomb in northern city

Authorities evacuated 4,000 people from the center of the northern Italian city of Bolzano to defuse a World War II bomb found during construction

It's Supposed to Fly in Nuclear War. A Bird Took…

A military "doomsday" aircraft that's supposed to serve as a command post during nuclear war got brought down by something much simpler than a nuke earlier this month: a bird. Per the Navy Times , an E-6B Mercury was trying to land at Maryland's Naval Air Station Patuxent River on Oct....

Calls for revolution at Lebanon protests

Thousands of people have taken to the streets for a third day of nationwide protests.

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Defense chief: US troops leaving Syria to go to…

Defense Secretary Mark Esper says that under the current plan all U.S. troops leaving Syria will go to western Iraq, and that the military will continue to conduct operations against the Islamic State group to prevent a resurgence in that country

New Emmett Till marker dedicated to replace…

New bulletproof memorial to Emmett Till has been placed in Mississippi after past historical markers were vandalized; the African American teen was beaten and killed in 1955

The Latest: Finnish PM backs giving UK a Brexit…

The prime minister of Finland, whose country holds the European Union's rotating presidency, says "it makes sense to allow extra time" for London to deal with the negotiated Brexit agreement to avoid a no-deal Brexit

Nestor heads into Georgia after tornados damage…

Nestor is racing across Georgia and into the Carolinas as a post-tropical cyclone after its Florida landfall

Lawmakers Introduce Bills Opposing G-7 Summit At…

Congressional Democrats hope to bar federal funding from being used to host the 2020 G-7 summit at the Trump National Doral Miami.

A Defense of Elizabeth Holmes

She is perhaps the most vilified CEO—now former CEO—in the country. But in a lengthy analysis at RealClearMarkets , the site's editor stakes out a strong defense of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes . "My take is that with time Holmes will be vindicated as a visionary whose main 'offense' was...

Mexico says Trump shows 'solidarity' after…

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says he received a phone call from U.S. President Donald Trump to express "solidarity" over the events this week in the northern Mexican city of Culiacan, where soldiers faced off with cartel henchmen

Chicago strike means day off for some, emergency…

Chicago parents are leaning on family, friends and community groups with teachers in the nation's third-largest school district went on strike

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Body of US Rep. Cummings will lie in state at…

A wake and funeral for U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings will be held next week at the church where he worshipped for nearly four decades

Indonesia's popular president sworn in for 2nd…

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has been sworn in for a second and final five-year term with a pledge to take bolder actions

Man suffers 'grievous' injury after traffic stop, search

Authorities in a Maryland suburb of the nation's capital say a man has suffered "grievous" injuries after an encounter with police after a recent traffic stop

Croatia protesters demand ‘justice for girls’

The protests, held in cities across Croatia, were against the release of five men accused of rape.

US defense chief in Afghanistan to assess the way…

Defense Secretary Mark Esper has arrived in Kabul to assess what comes next for the U.S. military in Afghanistan

Video shows coach disarming, embracing Oregon student

Authorities have released a video that shows part of a former Oregon football star's successful effort to wrest control of a black shotgun from a student at an Oregon high school

German cabin crew union strikes at Lufthansa subsidiaries

A German union representing cabin crew has called members at several Lufthansa subsidiaries out on strike _ a walkout that was extended by 13 hours at short notice

Coach Disarmed Student, Showed Him 'Compassion'

Surveillance video of an armed student shows how he was treated after being disarmed: with a hug. Keanon Lowe, a football coach and security guard at Parkrose High School in Portland, Oregon, garnered media attention after disarming Angel Granados-Diaz at the school in May. Now video obtained by KOIN through...

British Lawmakers Vote To Delay Decision On…

Lawmakers voted in favor of an amendment that is basically an "insurance policy" to protect against a no-deal Brexit.

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Move over, Honeycrisp: New apple to debut at…

A new variety of apple called the Cosmic Crisp is coming to grocery stores Dec. 1.

Lost Pacific Crest Trail hiker rescued in…

Pacific Crest Trail hiker gets lost in snowstorm in Oregon mountains, and credits sheriff's deputies for saving his life