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Here's What The FBI Lovers' Secret Texts Actually Say About Trump, Clinton And Leaks


Sun, 14 Jan 2018 20:16:00 -0500

Here's What The FBI Lovers' Secret Texts Actually Say About Trump, Clinton And LeaksWASHINGTON ― Last week, a story by The Hill’s John Solomon set off another firestorm in the conservative media about the ongoing special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.



Botched Photo Shoot Brings Viral Glory To Missouri Family


Mon, 15 Jan 2018 21:53:11 -0500

Botched Photo Shoot Brings Viral Glory To Missouri FamilyIt’s a fact of life: Nice family photos never go viral, as one family in St. Louis, Missouri recently discovered.



The Latest: Thousands attend vigil for mudslide victims


Sun, 14 Jan 2018 22:26:43 -0500

The Latest: Thousands attend vigil for mudslide victimsMONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on deadly California mudslides (all times local):



In Terrifying Close Call, Plane Skids Off Turkish Runway And Nearly Plunges Into Black Sea


Sun, 14 Jan 2018 08:25:14 -0500

In Terrifying Close Call, Plane Skids Off Turkish Runway And Nearly Plunges Into Black SeaTerrifying images captured Saturday night at Trabzon airport on Turkey’s northeast coast showed a passenger plane teetering precariously on a steep slope, its nose pointing toward the waters of the Black Sea below, after the jet skidded off the runway as it was attempting to land.



Stealth and Speed: America's SR-71 Blackbird Might Be Old (But Still the World's Fastest Plane)


Mon, 15 Jan 2018 19:30:00 -0500

Stealth and Speed: America's SR-71 Blackbird Might Be Old (But Still the World's Fastest Plane)The Blackbird’s design reflected the fact that it was pushing the limits. The SR-71’s J58 engines could only start through use of two vehicle-mounted V8 starter engines, and the triethylborane used in the fuel would belch green flames during ignition. The J58s would switch to a partial ramjet mode at high speeds, such that the SR-71 actually became more fuel efficient when it went faster.



Chinese 'rainbow dinosaur' had iridescent feathers like hummingbirds


Mon, 15 Jan 2018 05:22:39 -0500

Chinese 'rainbow dinosaur' had iridescent feathers like hummingbirdsScientists on Monday announced the discovery of a crow-sized, bird-like dinosaur with colorful feathers from northeastern China that lived 161 million years ago during the Jurassic Period. Microscopic structures in the exquisitely preserved, nearly complete fossil unearthed in Hebei Province indicated that it boasted iridescent feathers, particularly on its head, neck and chest, with colors that shimmered and shifted in the light, like those of hummingbirds. The discovery "suggests a more colorful Jurassic World than we previously imagined," said evolutionary biologist Chad Eliason of the Field Museum in Chicago, one of the researchers in the study published in the journal Nature Communications.



Torture probe launched after 13 siblings held captive in US home


Mon, 15 Jan 2018 19:42:19 -0500

Torture probe launched after 13 siblings held captive in US homeA California couple has been arrested after authorities found a dozen of their malnourished children held captive in their home, with one as young as two and some shackled to beds in the dark, officials said Monday. The 13 victims who had been held captive at the Perris, California home range in age from two to 29, the Riverside County Sheriff's Department said in a statement.



Hawaii's False Missile Alert Caused by Employee Who Pushed the Wrong Button


Sun, 14 Jan 2018 12:06:42 -0500

Hawaii's False Missile Alert Caused by Employee Who Pushed the Wrong ButtonResidents went into a panic.



Sen. Perdue on Trump's 's---hole countries' comment: 'He did not use that word'


Sun, 14 Jan 2018 08:46:47 -0500

Sen. Perdue on Trump's 's---hole countries' comment: 'He did not use that word'On "This Week," the Trump ally who attended the Oval Office immigration meeting denies the president made the inflammatory comments.



Iran oil tanker explodes off coast of China with no survivors


Sun, 14 Jan 2018 13:22:37 -0500

Iran oil tanker explodes off coast of China with no survivorsA burning Iranian oil tanker exploded and sank Sunday after more than a week listing off the coast of China, as an Iranian official acknowledged there was “no hope” of missing sailors surviving the disaster. The collision and disaster of the Sanchi, which carried 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis, had transfixed an Iran still reeling from days of protests and unrest that swept the country at the start of the year. Families of the sailors wept and screamed at the headquarters of the National Iranian Tanker Co. in Tehran, the private company that owns the Sanchi.