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|Baltimore Detective Killed A Day Before Testifying In Federal Case Against Fellow Cops
The Baltimore police detective who was fatally shot in the line of duty last week was scheduled to testify in a federal case against officers indicted earlier this year, the Baltimore Police Department confirmed Wednesday.
POSTED NOVEMBER 23, 2017 12:06 AM
|Man who claims Earth is flat says he'll prove his belief by taking flight in a DIY rocket
Science has long been the target of conspiracy theories, some of which have persisted for centuries.
POSTED NOVEMBER 23, 2017 5:01 AM
|First House Dem Calls On Rep. Conyers To Resign
Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-N.Y.) became the first Democrat in Congress to call on Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) to resign from Congress in light of recent sexual harassment allegations.
POSTED NOVEMBER 23, 2017 7:59 AM
|Search for missing submarine concluded
Argentine navy says the last sound heard from the submarine was most likely an explosion, and the families of the 44 crew members have been told their loved ones are most likely dead.
POSTED NOVEMBER 23, 2017
|Police Storm Detention Center As Australia Slammed Over 'Humanitarian Crisis'
Law enforcement officials in Papua New Guinea moved to evict hundreds of asylum seekers from a former detention center on Manus Island after the Australian government closed it late last month.
POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 10:17 PM
|Zimbabweans Prepare to Greet Their New President
Exuberant Zimbabweans converged on a stadium for the presidential inauguration Friday of Emmerson Mnangagwa, who will become the country’s second leader since independence from white minority rule in 1980.
POSTED NOVEMBER 24, 2017 5:49 AM
|U.S. Afghanistan General: We've Reached Stalemate Against Taliban
In an exclusive interview with NBC News, General John Nicholson discusses the U.S. strategy against the Taliban in Afghanistan, and why he's confident he maintains Trump's trust.
POSTED NOVEMBER 23, 2017 6:00 AM
|Cows rain down on drivers after crash in Utah
Drivers in Riverdale, Utah experienced some unexpected bumps on their morning commute when cows began raining down on them from the road above. The freeway ramp was temporarily closed in the aftermath, as crews attempted to clear the scene of cattle. The driver was speeding in the 45-mph (72-kph) area, Riverdale Police Lieutenant Mike Loveland told The Independent.
POSTED NOVEMBER 23, 2017 11:29 AM
|Border without doctors? South Koreans urge more funding for trauma care after defector drama
By Josh Smith and Heekyong Yang SEOUL (Reuters) - A defector’s treatment for critical injuries suffered during a dramatic dash from North Korea has highlighted a shortage of South Korean trauma doctors and again underscored Seoul's lack of preparedness in the event of hostilities with Pyongyang. The defector, identified only by his family name of Oh, was shot at least four times by his former comrades during his daring escape into South Korea last week. American military helicopters flew the wounded soldier not to one of the many hospitals in Seoul, closer to the border, but to the Ajou University trauma center an hour south of the capital.
POSTED NOVEMBER 24, 2017 3:59 AM
|Anti-Pipeline Activist Found Guilty After Being Barred From Mentioning Climate Change
After a short trial lasting just a day and a half, climate activist and retiree Leonard Higgins was found guilty on Wednesday of a serious felony charge for his role in the “valve turner” protest last year that resulted in the brief shutdown of a tar sands pipeline in Montana.
POSTED NOVEMBER 23, 2017 4:07 PM