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Admin January 17, 2018

City officials couldn’t find any records that the fire marshal conducted required annual inspections at a California home that doubled as a private school where authorities say 13 malnourished siblings were kept captive in filthy conditions by their parents. On Wednesday, a state lawmaker for the area said he’s considering introducing legislation requiring state officials […]

Admin January 17, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday Russia is helping North Korea get supplies in violation of international sanctions and that Pyongyang is getting “closer every day” to being able to deliver a long-range missile to the United States. “Russia is not helping us at all with North Korea,” Trump said during an Oval Office […]

Admin January 17, 2018

A former officer with the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency has been arrested and charged with illegally retaining classified records, including names and phone numbers of covert CIA assets. Jerry Chun Shing Lee, also known as Zhen Cheng Li,, was arrested Monday night after arriving at JFK International Airport in New York City. The 53-year-old made […]

Admin January 17, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon declined on Tuesday to comply with a subpoena ordering him to answer questions from a U.S. House intelligence panel about his time at the White House as part of its investigation into allegations of Russian interference in the U.S. election. After Bannon initially refused to answer […]

Admin January 16, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, is meeting behind closed doors with a House of Representatives committee that is probing whether Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential election. The interview with the House intelligence committee comes after Bannon’s public falling out with the president over comments Bannon made to author Michael Wolff for […]

Admin January 16, 2018

The mother of 13 malnourished children and young adults who were held in filthy conditions, some chained to furniture, was “perplexed” when deputies arrived at the family’s Southern California home, a sheriff’s official said Tuesday. The deputies had been summoned by a 17-year-old daughter who jumped out a window and called 911. Riverside County sheriff’s […]

Admin January 16, 2018

Japanese public broadcaster NHK issued a false alarm about a North Korean missile launch on Tuesday, just days after a similar gaffe caused panic in Hawaii, but the broadcaster managed to correct the error within minutes. It was not immediately clear what triggered the mistake. “We are still checking,” an NHK spokesperson said. NHK’s 6.55 p.m. […]

Admin January 16, 2018

The Black Death, which killed thousands throughout Europe in a pandemic stretching from the 14th to 19th centuries, was likely spread by parasites such as fleas and lice carried on the human body. While rats have long been blamed for spreading the fatal disease throughout Europe, researchers at the University of Oslo in Norway and the University […]

Admin January 15, 2018

A man and a woman have been arrested in California, accused of keeping their children shackled to beds with chains and padlocks in “dark and foul-smelling surroundings.” According to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, a 17-year-old escaped from the home in Perris early Sunday morning and called 911, telling emergency officials that her parents were holding […]

Admin January 15, 2018

For an asking price of $ 50 for a grape lollipop, at least the vendor tossed in some locally grown goodies. The free samples, given away with a handshake in the hazy basement of an after-hours Ethiopian restaurant, came sealed in a plastic baggie — 3.5 grams of downright skunky marijuana buds. The customer quickly disregarded the candy […]