Rachel Maddow Defends Niger Theory After Experts Call It 'Conspiracymongering'
Rachel Maddow on Friday doubled down on her controversial reporting on the deadly Niger ambush on U.S. troops, in which she linked President Donald Trump?s travel ban with the deaths of four soldiers.
Tampa Police Search for Possible Serial Killer in Murder of Three Pedestrians
Oxford Students To Alumna Aung San Suu Kyi: Rohingya Inaction Is 'Inexcusable'
Students at St. Hugh?s College in Oxford have joined an international chorus of critics in condemning their alumnus Aung San Suu Kyi, now the de facto leader of Myanmar, for her response to the crisis engulfing the Rohingya in the country?s Rakhine State.
Tom Hanks Offers Suggestion To Those 'Frustrated' With Current Affairs: 'Read History'
US commanders stress 'ironclad' commitment to defend SKorea
BUSAN, South Korea (AP) ? U.S. naval commanders on Saturday reiterated Washington's "ironclad" commitment to defend South Korea against North Korean threats as an American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier visited a South Korean port following a joint naval drill.
Las Vegas hotel will not rent out mass killer Stephen Paddock's room again
The hotel room used by mass killer Stephen Paddock who murdered 58 people in Las Vegas earlier this month will not be rented out again. Paddock sprayed shots on a crowd attending a concert from a corner suite on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. MGM Resorts International announced its decision in a statement to a local paper, the Las Vegas Sun. "This was a terrible tragedy perpetrated by an evil man. We have no intention of renting that room," the company said. Stephen Paddock Credit: Eric Paddock/AP The company has also been ordered by a court to preserve evidence and surveillance footage of the incident. There was no indication of how the room will be used in future. MGM, which also owns the land used by the crowds attending the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival, has not said what will happen to the area. The Bataclan nightclub in Paris where 90 people were killed in a terrorist attack in November 2015 has reopened. However, the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida where 49 people died on June 12 last year, has become a permanent memorial to the victims.
New Tax Proposal Could Affect 401K Plans for Millions of Americans
Soda tax supporters try to pivot from Chicago setback
US public health advocates are hoping to pivot after a major setback in Chicago, where local lawmakers repealed a soda tax after only two months following fierce industry-backed lobbying. On October 11, the Cook County Board of Commissioners, which includes Chicago, nullified the penny-an-ounce levy, which was seen as a means to discourage consumption of sugary drinks that can lead to obesity, diabetes and other ills. "It's a setback," said Jim O'Hara, director of health promotion policy at the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest.
Hikers May Have Died in 'Sympathetic Murder-Suicide' After Battling the Elements, Family Says
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