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    U.S. passengers file suit against Southwest over fatal engine explosion

    U.S. passengers file suit against Southwest over fatal engine explosion


    Eight passengers have sued Southwest Airlines Co over a catastrophic engine blowout in April that killed a passenger and injured several others. The plaintiffs, eight passengers from Flight 1380 on April 17 and one passenger's husband, filed suit on...

    Eight passengers have sued Southwest Airlines Co over a catastrophic engine blowout in April that killed a passenger and injured several others. The plaintiffs, eight passengers from Flight 1380 on April 17 and one passenger's husband, filed suit on Tuesday in the Supreme Court of the State of New York County of New York. Passengers Cindy Candy Arenas, Jaky Alyssa Arena, Jiny Alexa Arenas, Elhadji Cisse, Donald Kirkland, Beverly Kirkland, Connor Brown, and Cassandra Adams, and Cindy Arenas' husband, Joe Leos Arenas, allege that Southwest acted negligently in its responsibilities to maintain and repair its aircraft and aircraft components.


    911 Call: Mom said ex-boyfriend had gun, 4 kids with him

    911 Call: Mom said ex-boyfriend had gun, 4 kids with him


    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman who escaped her apartment after her ex-husband started beating her told a 911 dispatcher she didn't want to leave her four children alone with him too long "because he might do...

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman who escaped her apartment after her ex-husband started beating her told a 911 dispatcher she didn't want to leave her four children alone with him too long "because he might do something."


    Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day

    Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day


    Hundreds of New Yorkers from refugee, immigrant, religious and advocacy communities held a march in observance of World Refugee Day. Marchers laid out 85 pairs of shoes to represent 85,000 refugees who were not allowed into the U.S. in 2018, carried...

    Hundreds of New Yorkers from refugee, immigrant, religious and advocacy communities held a march in observance of World Refugee Day. Marchers laid out 85 pairs of shoes to represent 85,000 refugees who were not allowed into the U.S. in 2018, carried orange rafts symbolizing refugee ocean crossings and read the names of refugees who died in transit.


    Torture case: 911 audio reveals harrowing details of alleged child abuse

    Torture case: 911 audio reveals harrowing details of alleged child abuse


    A 17-year-old girl, one of the 13 children held captive and tortured by her parents in California, told a 911 operator about the horrors she experienced. ABC News' Diane Macedo...

    A 17-year-old girl, one of the 13 children held captive and tortured by her parents in California, told a 911 operator about the horrors she experienced. ABC News' Diane Macedo reports.


    Killing dogs for meat illegal, rules S. Korean court

    Killing dogs for meat illegal, rules S. Korean court


    A South Korean court has ruled the killing of dogs for meat is illegal, in a landmark decision that animal rights activists said Thursday could pave the way to outlawing eating canines. Despite no specific ban, authorities have invoked hygiene...

    A South Korean court has ruled the killing of dogs for meat is illegal, in a landmark decision that animal rights activists said Thursday could pave the way to outlawing eating canines. Despite no specific ban, authorities have invoked hygiene regulations or animal protection laws that ban cruel slaughter methods to crack down on dog farms and restaurants ahead of international events such as the Pyeongchang Olympics. Animal rights group Care last year filed complaints against a dog farm operator in Bucheon, accusing him of "killing animals without proper reasons" and violating building and hygiene regulations, and prosecutors later charged him.


    Police: Bear that mauled searcher likely killed Alaska hiker

    Police: Bear that mauled searcher likely killed Alaska hiker


    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Authorities in Alaska's largest city said they believe the same brown bear killed a hiker who had gone missing and attacked a volunteer who was looking for him...

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Authorities in Alaska's largest city said they believe the same brown bear killed a hiker who had gone missing and attacked a volunteer who was looking for him Wednesday.


    Nevada sets 1st execution since 2006 after fight over drugs

    Nevada sets 1st execution since 2006 after fight over drugs


    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada plans to carry out its first execution in 12 years using a never-before-tried combination of drugs that drew a court challenge over concerns that a convicted murderer could suffer during the lethal...

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada plans to carry out its first execution in 12 years using a never-before-tried combination of drugs that drew a court challenge over concerns that a convicted murderer could suffer during the lethal injection.


    Trump July Europe trip to include Putin meeting: Bloomberg

    Trump July Europe trip to include Putin meeting: Bloomberg


    Rachel Maddow shares news from Bloomberg that Donald Trump will meet with Vladimir Putin next month around the time that he is schedule to travel to...

    Rachel Maddow shares news from Bloomberg that Donald Trump will meet with Vladimir Putin next month around the time that he is schedule to travel to Europe.


    Obama cyber chief confirms 'stand down' order against Russian cyberattacks in summer 2016

    Obama cyber chief confirms 'stand down' order against Russian cyberattacks in summer 2016


    Michael Daniel, Obama White House’s chief cyber official testified that proposals he was developing to counter Russia’s attack on the U.S. presidential election were put on a “back burner” after he was ordered to “stand down” his efforts in...

    Michael Daniel, Obama White House’s chief cyber official testified that proposals he was developing to counter Russia’s attack on the U.S. presidential election were put on a “back burner” after he was ordered to “stand down” his efforts in the summer of 2016.


    Remains of Civil War soldiers found in pit of severed limbs

    Remains of Civil War soldiers found in pit of severed limbs


    McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Researchers have discovered the remains of two Civil War soldiers buried among a batch of severed limbs on a northern Virginia...

    McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Researchers have discovered the remains of two Civil War soldiers buried among a batch of severed limbs on a northern Virginia battlefield.


    Trump aide Stephen Miller, meet your great-grandfather, who flunked his naturalization test

    Trump aide Stephen Miller, meet your great-grandfather, who flunked his naturalization test


    White House aide Stephen Miller, who is behind Trump’s harsh position on immigration, had immigrant great-grandparents, including one who flunked his naturalization test on his first...

    White House aide Stephen Miller, who is behind Trump’s harsh position on immigration, had immigrant great-grandparents, including one who flunked his naturalization test on his first try.


    Will Michael Cohen turn on Trump?

    Will Michael Cohen turn on Trump?


    Michael Cohen's friends are hinting that he may cooperate with federal investigators. Ron Klain says the Cohen saga is a public negotiation between "two people who don't know what they're...

    Michael Cohen's friends are hinting that he may cooperate with federal investigators. Ron Klain says the Cohen saga is a public negotiation between "two people who don't know what they're doing."


    Obama: 'Are we a nation that accepts the cruelty of ripping children from their parents' arms?'

    Obama: 'Are we a nation that accepts the cruelty of ripping children from their parents' arms?'


    Former President Barack Obama weighed in Wednesday on the Trump administration’s controversial “zero-tolerance” immigration policy that has resulted in thousands of children being separated from their families at the U.S. southern...

    Former President Barack Obama weighed in Wednesday on the Trump administration’s controversial “zero-tolerance” immigration policy that has resulted in thousands of children being separated from their families at the U.S. southern border.


    Father pulls son from burning car after dramatic racetrack crash

    Father pulls son from burning car after dramatic racetrack crash


    After Mike Jones spun out of control and crashed during a race at Virginia’s South Boston Speedway, his father jumped over the pit wall and rushed to save his son from the burning...

    After Mike Jones spun out of control and crashed during a race at Virginia’s South Boston Speedway, his father jumped over the pit wall and rushed to save his son from the burning wreckage.


    Lewandowski won't apologize for 'womp womp' reaction to story of girl separated from mother

    Lewandowski won't apologize for 'womp womp' reaction to story of girl separated from mother


    President Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski is refusing to apologize for his reaction to the story of a 10-year-old girl with Down syndrome who was reportedly separated from her mother after crossing the border...

    President Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski is refusing to apologize for his reaction to the story of a 10-year-old girl with Down syndrome who was reportedly separated from her mother after crossing the border illegally.


    Militants' rockets, Israeli air strikes heat up Gaza border

    Militants' rockets, Israeli air strikes heat up Gaza border


    By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Ori Lewis GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Several dozen rockets and mortar bombs launched at Israel by Palestinians in Gaza, and Israeli air strikes on the enclave's dominant Hamas militant group, raised the heat along the border on...

    By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Ori Lewis GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Several dozen rockets and mortar bombs launched at Israel by Palestinians in Gaza, and Israeli air strikes on the enclave's dominant Hamas militant group, raised the heat along the border on Wednesday. "I don't intend to detail the actions we plan on Gaza," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a speech to graduating military officers that was aired on national radio.


    Eva Longoria Welcomes First Child

    Eva Longoria Welcomes First Child


    "Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria has become a mother for the...

    "Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria has become a mother for the first


    Most and Least Reliable Washing Machine Brands

    Most and Least Reliable Washing Machine Brands


    CR's extensive lab testing can help you pinpoint a washing machine that cleans fabric well, is gentle on clothes, runs quietly, and more. But aside from picking a machine with solid performance,...

    CR's extensive lab testing can help you pinpoint a washing machine that cleans fabric well, is gentle on clothes, runs quietly, and more. But aside from picking a machine with solid performance, ...


    Giuliani says that after probe, things might get cleaned up with presidential pardons

    Giuliani says that after probe, things might get cleaned up with presidential pardons


    After a judge sends Fmr. Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to jail over witness tampering allegations, Giuliani tells the NY Daily News that once the Mueller probe has ended, things might get cleaned up with presidential...

    After a judge sends Fmr. Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to jail over witness tampering allegations, Giuliani tells the NY Daily News that once the Mueller probe has ended, things might get cleaned up with presidential pardons.


    South Sudan president Kiir departs for Ethiopia ahead of peace talks

    South Sudan president Kiir departs for Ethiopia ahead of peace talks


    South Sudan President Salva Kiir left the capital on Wednesday and headed to Ethiopia ahead of a planned meeting with his rival and rebel leader Riek Machar ahead of planned talks to try to negotiate an end to a five-year-old civil war, an official said....

    South Sudan President Salva Kiir left the capital on Wednesday and headed to Ethiopia ahead of a planned meeting with his rival and rebel leader Riek Machar ahead of planned talks to try to negotiate an end to a five-year-old civil war, an official said. "IGAD has decided to call face-to-face dialogue between our president and Riek Machar on outstanding issues," Awut Deng, a senior member of Kiir's delegation, said before departing, referring to the regional East African bloc.


    Foster mother describes trauma of migrant children separated from their parents

    Foster mother describes trauma of migrant children separated from their parents


    Christine, a foster mother in Michigan who has been taking in unaccompanied migrant children since 2016, shares her experiences taking care of children who are being separated from their parents at the...

    Christine, a foster mother in Michigan who has been taking in unaccompanied migrant children since 2016, shares her experiences taking care of children who are being separated from their parents at the border.


    Yemen pro-govt forces seize Hodeida airport from rebels: coalition

    Yemen pro-govt forces seize Hodeida airport from rebels: coalition


    Emirati-backed Yemeni government forces seized Hodeida airport from Huthi rebels on Wednesday, the coalition said, in a major step towards retaking the key Red Sea port city. "The airport was completely cleared, Thank God, and is under control,"...

    Emirati-backed Yemeni government forces seized Hodeida airport from Huthi rebels on Wednesday, the coalition said, in a major step towards retaking the key Red Sea port city. "The airport was completely cleared, Thank God, and is under control," coalition commander for the Red Sea coast, Abdul Salaam al-Shehi, said in a video posted by the United Arab Emirates' official WAM news agency. Last Wednesday, government forces launched an offensive to clear Hodeida of rebel fighters who have held it since 2014, raising UN concerns for vital aid shipments and commercial food imports through the city's docks.


    An Italian Official Is Calling for a Census of the Roma Minority. Critics Warn It Reeks of Fascism

    An Italian Official Is Calling for a Census of the Roma Minority. Critics Warn It Reeks of Fascism


    Italy’s new interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has pledged to conduct a census of the nomadic Roma people and drive out those lacking valid residence permits, escalating the anti-immigrant attitude he rode to...

    Italy’s new interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has pledged to conduct a census of the nomadic Roma people and drive out those lacking valid residence permits, escalating the anti-immigrant attitude he rode to power.


    Businesses have made millions off Trump's child separation policy

    Businesses have made millions off Trump's child separation policy


    President Trump’s controversial child separation policy is being carried out with the help of private businesses who have received millions of dollars in government contracts to help run the shelters where young migrants are being held away from their...

    President Trump’s controversial child separation policy is being carried out with the help of private businesses who have received millions of dollars in government contracts to help run the shelters where young migrants are being held away from their parents.