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Is It Time To Fire Mike Babcock?

Thursday  17:00,   25 april 2019

A look at both sides of the argument. The Toronto Maple Leafs are coming off another disappointing first-round exit at the hands of the Boston Bruins, and the fanbase is very unhappy about it. There are many targets for this unhappiness—Nazem Kadri... >>>

Trump's angry tweet about common border incident prompts Mexican investigation

Thursday  14:35,   25 april 2019

On April 13, a Mexican military patrol spotted an unmarked vehicle on the south side of the border fence outside El Paso, Texas, and confronted the two people inside. They turned out to be U.S. Army soldiers, and the spot where they were parked was... >>>

Thousands of penguin chicks wiped out

Thursday  11:31,   25 april 2019

The second largest emperor penguin colony in Antarctica disappears, satellite images... >>>

After cyclist is hit by police car turning right on red, police charge cyclist

Thursday  08:50,   25 april 2019

The cyclist was not seriously hurt, and Fairfax County police said he was riding the wrong way on Route... >>>

Leaked recording reveals Michael Cohen reneging on some guilty pleas

Thursday  04:40,   25 april 2019

Michael Cohen, former attorney for President Donald Trump, apparently reneged on his admissions for some of his alleged crimes, indicating that he only pleaded guilty to avoid dragging his wife through a prolonged legal battle. The revelations came... >>>

AJ Freund: Missing Crystal Lake boy found dead and his parents are charged with murder

Thursday  04:40,   25 april 2019

The body of a 5-year-old boy reported as missing last week was found wrapped in plastic in a shallow grave, and his parents have been charged with his murder, police said on... >>>

Prince William’s concerns over Meghan Markle ‘went down quite badly' with Prince Harry, says royal expert

Wednesday  22:01,   24 april 2019

Prince William and his younger brother Prince Harry stirred headlines over the weekend when they appeared noticeably distant during church services — but one royal expert insisted the future king of England still has great love for his sibling.... >>>

Opinions | How Trump may be making his own impeachment more likely

Wednesday  22:01,   24 april 2019

If Trump keeps stonewalling House Democrats, they might have to initiate impeachment — to strengthen their own... >>>

Woman wakes up from coma 27 years after school bus crash

Wednesday  21:31,   24 april 2019

A woman who suffered a catastrophic brain injury and fell into a coma when her car collided with a school bus in the United Arab Emirates has woken up for the first time in almost three decades. Munira Abdulla was involved in the horrific road... >>>

Saudi Arabia executes 37 people for "terrorism"

Wednesday  16:16,   24 april 2019

Saudi Arabia has executed 37 men convicted of terror-related crimes, the kingdom's official news agency said Tuesday. One of the convicts was crucified, according to an interior ministry statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA). "The death... >>>

Huge 'Prehistoric' Alligator Gar Caught in Oklahoma

Tuesday  20:55,   23 april 2019

Alligator gars are often referred to as "living fossils" because they have not changed much since the time of their earliest... >>>

Trump rips into his perceived enemies on Twitter

Tuesday  20:55,   23 april 2019

The president tweeted or retweeted more than 50 times in 24... >>>

Mom not cooperating with police amid search for 5-year-old boy: Officials

Tuesday  20:55,   23 april 2019

There's no indication the missing 5-year-old was abducted, police... >>>

What to do about Sarah Sanders? White House reporters have a few ideas

Tuesday  10:25,   23 april 2019

The press secretary, exposed for false statements, may be permanently damaged as Trump’s... >>>

Trump and Allies Ramp Up Attacks as McGahn Emerges as Chief Witness in Mueller Report

Tuesday  05:56,   23 april 2019

Donald F. McGahn II arrived in a windowless conference room in southwest Washington in November 2017 to meet for the first time with the special counsel’s... >>>