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    Ohio Lawmaker Quits After Having 'Inappropriate Conduct' With Man In His Office

    Ohio Lawmaker Quits After Having 'Inappropriate Conduct' With Man In His Office


    An Ohio lawmaker known for his devotion to “family values” has stepped down after allegedly engaging in “inappropriate conduct with another man” in his...

    An Ohio lawmaker known for his devotion to “family values” has stepped down after allegedly engaging in “inappropriate conduct with another man” in his office.


    Argentina's navy searches for missing submarine with 44 crew on board

    Argentina's navy searches for missing submarine with 44 crew on board


    Argentina’s navy has launched a huge search-and-rescue operation for a military submarine with 44 crew members that has been missing off the coast of Patagonia for more than two days. The last radio contact with the San Juan submarine was on...

    Argentina’s navy has launched a huge search-and-rescue operation for a military submarine with 44 crew members that has been missing off the coast of Patagonia for more than two days. The last radio contact with the San Juan submarine was on Wednesday, when it was 430km off the coast of the southern province of Chubut, in the area of San Jorge bay, a naval spokesman said on Friday.


    The Funniest Tweets From Parents This Week

    The Funniest Tweets From Parents This Week


    Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest...

    Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways.


    23 Unique Gifts For Your Wife That Don’t Totally Suck

    23 Unique Gifts For Your Wife That Don’t Totally Suck


    Finding the right holiday gift for your wife can be stressful. Everything’s either too cheesy, too pricey or just plain...

    Finding the right holiday gift for your wife can be stressful. Everything’s either too cheesy, too pricey or just plain boring. 


    Have You Ever Lived In One Of Jared Kushner's Apartment Buildings?

    Have You Ever Lived In One Of Jared Kushner's Apartment Buildings?


    Daddy’s bright boy and White House son-in-law Jared Kushne has never had a reputation for being a particularly...

    Daddy’s bright boy and White House son-in-law Jared Kushne has never had a reputation for being a particularly scrupulous landlord.


    Man accidentally shoots himself and wife at church while discussing church shootings

    Man accidentally shoots himself and wife at church while discussing church shootings


    A man accidentally shot himself and his wife while discussing church shootings at a church in Tennessee, police have said. Tellico Plains police say a man in his 80s accidentally discharged his gun during a Thanksgiving luncheon at the First United...

    A man accidentally shot himself and his wife while discussing church shootings at a church in Tennessee, police have said. Tellico Plains police say a man in his 80s accidentally discharged his gun during a Thanksgiving luncheon at the First United Methodist Church. As they cleaned up from the luncheon, the group began discussing church shootings, such as the recent shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.


    Starbucks under fire over holiday cups that 'feature same-sex couples' hands'

    Starbucks under fire over holiday cups that 'feature same-sex couples' hands'


    Starbucks' new holiday cups are coming under fire - for possibly depicting the hands of a lesbian couple. The holiday cup line was launched with a commercial showing a range of ages, races and...

    Starbucks' new holiday cups are coming under fire - for possibly depicting the hands of a lesbian couple. The holiday cup line was launched with a commercial showing a range of ages, races and sexualities.


    How the U.S. Military Could Soon Have a New Way to Crush North Korea's ICBMs

    How the U.S. Military Could Soon Have a New Way to Crush North Korea's ICBMs


    A US military upgraded Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle, or EKV, a kinetic-force weapon that slams into its targets, destroyed an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time during a Missile Defense Agency test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense...

    A US military upgraded Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle, or EKV, a kinetic-force weapon that slams into its targets, destroyed an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time during a Missile Defense Agency test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system several months ago. The Missile Defense Agency's first-ever successful intercept of an ICBM target using a Ground-based Midcourse Defense system, using the kinetic force of an Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV) to destroy the target, is paving the way toward advanced future kill vehicles able to discern and attack multiple approaching threats, industry and Pentagon officials said.


    Tesla Unveils World's Fastest Production Car In Surprise Announcement

    Tesla Unveils World's Fastest Production Car In Surprise Announcement


    Tesla on Thursday night unveiled its electric semi truck, but the massive new vehicle was overshadowed by what it was hauling...

    Tesla on Thursday night unveiled its electric semi truck, but the massive new vehicle was overshadowed by what it was hauling inside.


    New $200,000 Tesla Roadster speeds in front of electric big-rig truck

    New $200,000 Tesla Roadster speeds in front of electric big-rig truck


    Tesla Inc upstaged its own debut of an electric heavy duty truck on Thursday when a red Roadster pulled out of the big rig's trailer and Chief Executive Elon Musk said the new $200,000 sports car would be the fastest production car ever. As the...

    Tesla Inc upstaged its own debut of an electric heavy duty truck on Thursday when a red Roadster pulled out of the big rig's trailer and Chief Executive Elon Musk said the new $200,000 sports car would be the fastest production car ever. As the presentation appeared to end, the Tesla Semi opened its trailer, and the Roadster drove out. The sports car with a removable glass roof is an updated version of Tesla's first production vehicle.


    Rights group: Militants, troops violated law in Marawi siege

    Rights group: Militants, troops violated law in Marawi siege


    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Amnesty International said Friday it has documented violations of humanitarian law, some amounting to war crimes, during the five-month conflict between Philippine government troops and Islamic State-allied militants who laid...

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Amnesty International said Friday it has documented violations of humanitarian law, some amounting to war crimes, during the five-month conflict between Philippine government troops and Islamic State-allied militants who laid siege to the southern city of Marawi.


    Millions of People May Die if Saudi Arabia Doesn't Allow Aid to Enter Yemen Immediately

    Millions of People May Die if Saudi Arabia Doesn't Allow Aid to Enter Yemen Immediately


    A humanitarian crisis is rapidly deepening in Yemen, where millions of aid-reliant people have been cut off from assistance since Saudi Arabia closed the country’s ports on Nov....

    A humanitarian crisis is rapidly deepening in Yemen, where millions of aid-reliant people have been cut off from assistance since Saudi Arabia closed the country’s ports on Nov. 5.


    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Says Bill Clinton Should've Resigned Over Lewinsky Scandal

    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Says Bill Clinton Should've Resigned Over Lewinsky Scandal


    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) said that President Bill Clinton should have resigned from the Oval Office after news broke of his infamous affair with former White House intern Monica...

    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) said that President Bill Clinton should have resigned from the Oval Office after news broke of his infamous affair with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky.


    Experts: Puerto Rico may struggle for more than a decade

    Experts: Puerto Rico may struggle for more than a decade


    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico could face more than a decade of further economic stagnation and a steep drop in population as a result of Hurricane Maria, experts said on...

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico could face more than a decade of further economic stagnation and a steep drop in population as a result of Hurricane Maria, experts said on Thursday.


    Venezuela's Ousted Chief Prosecutor Says President Nicolas Maduro Is Responsible for 8,000 Murders

    Venezuela's Ousted Chief Prosecutor Says President Nicolas Maduro Is Responsible for 8,000 Murders


    Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor on Thursday asked the International Criminal Court to open an investigation into President Nicolas Maduro and four other senior officials for alleged crimes against...

    Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor on Thursday asked the International Criminal Court to open an investigation into President Nicolas Maduro and four other senior officials for alleged crimes against humanity.


    School cancels Muslim speaker after teacher organising presentation receives threats

    School cancels Muslim speaker after teacher organising presentation receives threats


    A teacher at Northeastern Middle School in Bristol, Connecticut, had invited a local Muslim woman to speak about her faith and sent a note to parents informing them of the event. The letter, which was posted online, introduced the speaker as a New York...

    A teacher at Northeastern Middle School in Bristol, Connecticut, had invited a local Muslim woman to speak about her faith and sent a note to parents informing them of the event. The letter, which was posted online, introduced the speaker as a New York City native who resided in Connecticut and had founded an organisation devoted to “empowerment of Muslim women”. In a statement to NBC, Bristol Public Schools superintendent Susan Kalt Moreau said despite the cancellation “there was an outpouring of support for bringing a speaker in to support our curriculum which includes religions of the world”.


    Russia's Next Big Nuclear Missile Submarine Launches Tomorrow

    Russia's Next Big Nuclear Missile Submarine Launches Tomorrow


    Russia’s first Project 995A Borei-class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) is set to be launched on November 17 in Severodvinsk. The vessel, called Prince Vladimir (Князь Владимир—transliterated as Knyaz Vladimir) is an...

    Russia’s first Project 995A Borei-class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) is set to be launched on November 17 in Severodvinsk. The vessel, called Prince Vladimir (Князь Владимир—transliterated as Knyaz Vladimir) is an improved version of the original Project 955 SSBN, three of which have been completed for the Russian Navy. Compared to the three older Project 995 boats, Prince Vladimir has a better acoustical stealth, better electronics and improved living spaces for the crew.


    Japan's Underwater Aircraft Carriers: Crazy Enough to Work?

    Japan's Underwater Aircraft Carriers: Crazy Enough to Work?


    A bold plan to attack the United States came too late in the war. Japan's Underwater Aircraft Carriers: Crazy Enough to Work? As soon as Colonel James Doolittle’s  B-25 raid struck Japan in April 1942, Japan sought to wreak revenge on the United...

    A bold plan to attack the United States came too late in the war. Japan's Underwater Aircraft Carriers: Crazy Enough to Work? As soon as Colonel James Doolittle’s  B-25 raid struck Japan in April 1942, Japan sought to wreak revenge on the United States, but by 1944 devastating aerial bombings on Japan by the Americans had become all too regular.


    All hail Roy Moore at 'pro-family' rally, while accusations pile up

    All hail Roy Moore at 'pro-family' rally, while accusations pile up


    A “pro-family” rally in Birmingham, Ala., featured tributes to embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore by a parade of supporters — including one with a stalking conviction and one who has blamed Hurricane Sandy on gay marriage – but no comments from...

    A “pro-family” rally in Birmingham, Ala., featured tributes to embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore by a parade of supporters — including one with a stalking conviction and one who has blamed Hurricane Sandy on gay marriage – but no comments from Moore himself on the latest accusations against him. After two hours of speeches, Moore gave a brief address before the host invited questions on “issues” from the assembled press. The first question was if Moore had ever touched young women without their consent and if he dated teenagers when he was in his 30s.


    The Kurdish Explosion Is Unleashing Demons

    The Kurdish Explosion Is Unleashing Demons


    The United States needs to put a stop to this flashpoint before it’s too...

    The United States needs to put a stop to this flashpoint before it’s too late.


    Pentagon retweets post calling on Trump to resign

    Pentagon retweets post calling on Trump to resign


    The Pentagon’s official Twitter account has retweeted then quickly deleted a post that included a call for President Donald Trump to resign. The original tweet was posted by a person whose Twitter handle is @ProudResister. Al Franken: Resign from...

    The Pentagon’s official Twitter account has retweeted then quickly deleted a post that included a call for President Donald Trump to resign. The original tweet was posted by a person whose Twitter handle is @ProudResister. Al Franken: Resign from congress.


    Charles Manson alive, but reportedly on death's doorstep in California hospital: 'It’s just a matter of time'

    Charles Manson alive, but reportedly on death's doorstep in California hospital: 'It’s just a matter of time'


    Mass murderer Charles Manson is alive in a California hospital, but new reports suggest he may be near to death after serving more than four decades behind bars for committing one of the most notorious crimes in modern...

    Mass murderer Charles Manson is alive in a California hospital, but new reports suggest he may be near to death after serving more than four decades behind bars for committing one of the most notorious crimes in modern history.


    U.S. Army medic charged with rape and murder of his 9-month-old daughter

    U.S. Army medic charged with rape and murder of his 9-month-old daughter


    A United States Army combat medic was charged in the rape and strangling death of one of his 9-month-old twin daughters, according to local media...

    A United States Army combat medic was charged in the rape and strangling death of one of his 9-month-old twin daughters, according to local media reports.


    Florida Man Being Chased By Police Asks 911 To Call Donald Trump

    Florida Man Being Chased By Police Asks 911 To Call Donald Trump


    A Florida man being chased by police phoned 911 and asked a dispatcher to contact the White House so he could speak to his “close friend,” President Donald...

    A Florida man being chased by police phoned 911 and asked a dispatcher to contact the White House so he could speak to his “close friend,” President Donald Trump.


    Abandoned steelworks looks like 'post-apocalyptic wasteland'

    Abandoned steelworks looks like 'post-apocalyptic wasteland'


    An abandoned steelworks that looks like a post-apocalyptic wasteland similar to Westworld has been transformed into an artist’s haven. Far from its days of producing over 250 tons of steel per day, this steelworks in Birmingham, Ala., has lain dormant...

    An abandoned steelworks that looks like a post-apocalyptic wasteland similar to Westworld has been transformed into an artist’s haven. Far from its days of producing over 250 tons of steel per day, this steelworks in Birmingham, Ala., has lain dormant for 40 years, a sad ode to its long-forgotten wonder years long.


    15 black men charged with drug offences have all charges dropped after being allegedly framed by corrupt detective

    15 black men charged with drug offences have all charges dropped after being allegedly framed by corrupt detective


    Fifteen African American men who say they were framed by a corrupt Chicago police officer and his team, have had all the charges against them dropped. Prosecutors said they were vacating all charges against the men, who were arrested by officers led by...

    Fifteen African American men who say they were framed by a corrupt Chicago police officer and his team, have had all the charges against them dropped. Prosecutors said they were vacating all charges against the men, who were arrested by officers led by former police sergeant Ronald Watts. The Exoneration Project, a free legal clinic at the University of Chicago Law School which represented the men, said all 15 were convicted of drug crimes from 2003-2008, and have all served their respective sentences.


    A Look Back At Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's Rise To Power

    A Look Back At Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's Rise To Power


    Zimbabwe’s military appeared to have seized power this week, a stunning move that may signal the end to the rule of the country’s longtime...

    Zimbabwe’s military appeared to have seized power this week, a stunning move that may signal the end to the rule of the country’s longtime president.


    Donald Trump's 'Bond Villains' Posing With Cash Is Your New Favorite Meme

    Donald Trump's 'Bond Villains' Posing With Cash Is Your New Favorite Meme


    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and his wife, Louise Linton, celebrated the first batch of bucks to bear his signature with a photoshoot at the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing on...

    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and his wife, Louise Linton, celebrated the first batch of bucks to bear his signature with a photoshoot at the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing on Wednesday.


    Hillary Clinton Calls DOJ Investigation Threats An 'Abuse Of Power'

    Hillary Clinton Calls DOJ Investigation Threats An 'Abuse Of Power'


    Hillary Clinton responded to news that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering whether to appoint a special counsel to investigate allegations leveled against her and other...

    Hillary Clinton responded to news that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering whether to appoint a special counsel to investigate allegations leveled against her and other Democrats.


    North Korean soldier stable, but riddled with parasites

    North Korean soldier stable, but riddled with parasites


    A North Korean soldier shot multiple times while defecting to the South is in a stable condition but riddled with parasites that could complicate his chances of survival, his doctor said Thursday. The young man was rushed to hospital in South Korea by...

    A North Korean soldier shot multiple times while defecting to the South is in a stable condition but riddled with parasites that could complicate his chances of survival, his doctor said Thursday. The young man was rushed to hospital in South Korea by helicopter where he has undergone two rounds of emergency surgery. "We're paying close attention to prevent possible complications," said Lee, who on Wednesday said "an enormous number of parasites" including roundworms had been found in the small intestine.


    14 More Lawsuits Filed In Aftermath Of Las Vegas Shooting

    14 More Lawsuits Filed In Aftermath Of Las Vegas Shooting


    A Chicago law firm filed 14 civil complaints on Wednesday over the Oct. 1 shooting at a concert in Las Vegas that left 58 people dead and more than 500 others...

    A Chicago law firm filed 14 civil complaints on Wednesday over the Oct. 1 shooting at a concert in Las Vegas that left 58 people dead and more than 500 others wounded.


    The Latest: 7 hospital staff on unpaid leave after escape

    The Latest: 7 hospital staff on unpaid leave after escape


    HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a dangerous Hawaii man who escaped from the state psychiatric hospital (all times...

    HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a dangerous Hawaii man who escaped from the state psychiatric hospital (all times local):


    Syria army renews assault on last IS-held town: monitor

    Syria army renews assault on last IS-held town: monitor


    The Syrian army on Thursday entered Albu Kamal, the last town in the country held by the Islamic State group, several days after the jihadists recaptured it, a monitor said. The town in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor on the border with Iraq was...

    The Syrian army on Thursday entered Albu Kamal, the last town in the country held by the Islamic State group, several days after the jihadists recaptured it, a monitor said. The town in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor on the border with Iraq was initially captured by the army and allied forces a month ago but IS retook it in a counterattack. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the new offensive had successfully penetrated the town, with troops backed by Russian air strikes advancing from the west, east and south.


    Millionaire Treasury Secretary, Socialite Wife Pose With Sheets Of Cash

    Millionaire Treasury Secretary, Socialite Wife Pose With Sheets Of Cash


    Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and his wife, actress Louise Linton, on Wednesday turned a fairly standard duty into an uncomfortable...

    Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and his wife, actress Louise Linton, on Wednesday turned a fairly standard duty into an uncomfortable photo-op.


    Australians celebrate same-sex marriage vote

    Australians celebrate same-sex marriage vote


    Celebrations swept across Australia Wednesday as voters emphatically endorsed same-sex marriage after more than a decade of divisive...

    Celebrations swept across Australia Wednesday as voters emphatically endorsed same-sex marriage after more than a decade of divisive debate.


    Joe Biden 2020 Is A Terrible Idea In A Post-Weinstein America

    Joe Biden 2020 Is A Terrible Idea In A Post-Weinstein America


    Behind those famous aviators, he’s surveying the landscape to see if 2020 might just be his year to fulfill his presidential...

    Behind those famous aviators, he’s surveying the landscape to see if 2020 might just be his year to fulfill his presidential dreams.