General News

Thailand's lost baby dugong dies of shock, ingesting plastic

Aug 17, 2019

An 8-month-old dugong nurtured by marine experts after it was found lost near a beach in southern Thailand has died of what biologists believe was a combination of shock and ingesting plastic waste

Family seeks more answers to London teen's death in Malaysia

Aug 17, 2019

The family of a 15-year-old London teen who was found dead nine days after she disappeared from a Malaysian forest resort has claimed her body

Hundreds arrive to honor El Paso victim after public invited

Aug 17, 2019

Hundreds of strangers braved scorching heat to attend the funeral of an El Paso shooting victim after her longtime companion invited the public

Java still a no-no for Mormons despite fancy coffee names

Aug 17, 2019

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued a warning to members that coffee is prohibited no matter how fancy the name and that vaping is banned despite the alluring flavors

California man convicted of torture of pot dispensary owner

Aug 16, 2019

A California man who previously escaped from jail and was on the run for a week was convicted of kidnapping and torturing a marijuana dispensary owner who he mistakenly believed had buried large sums of cash in the desert

O'Rourke visits town targeted by 'terrifying' ICE raids

Aug 16, 2019

Democrat Beto O'Rourke has become the first presidential candidate to visit Mississippi towns where federal immigration agents raided chicken plants and arrested nearly 700 people

Eataly severs ties with Mario Batali amid misconduct scandal

Aug 16, 2019

Celebrity chef Mario Batali, whose career crumbled amid sexual misconduct allegations, no longer owns a stake in Eataly

Trump appoints student loan industry exec to watchdog job

Aug 16, 2019

The Trump administration appoints longtime student loan industry executive to be the government's top watchdog for the $1.5 trillion student loan market

AP Source: Officials to brief Trump on Afghanistan talks

Aug 16, 2019

A U.S. official says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and others plan to brief President Donald Trump Friday afternoon on the state of peace negotiations in Afghanistan

California leads latest lawsuit over Trump immigration rule

Aug 16, 2019

California and other states are filing the latest court challenge to new Trump administration rules blocking green cards for many immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public assistance

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