The Latest: Dad of man killed by ex-officer addresses court

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a former police officer convicted of fatally shooting his daughter's boyfriend in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (all times local): … [Read more...]

Second woman comes forward to say Al Franken inappropriately touched her

‘I take thousands of photos at the state fair surrounded by hundreds of people, and I certainly don’t remember taking this picture,’ Franken said. A second woman has come forward and accused Al Franken of inappropriately touching her, this time since he took office as senator from Minnesota. According to CNN, Lindsay Menz, 33, said Franken grabbed her buttocks in 2010 while the two were posing together for a photo at a state fair in Minnesota. … [Read more...]

Priceline.com giving away over $1 million in Black Friday travel deals

Thanksgiving travel can be just as stressful as it can be exciting. … [Read more...]

The Latest: Party's decision to impeach Mugabe 'unanimous'

The Latest: Party's decision to impeach Mugabe 'unanimous'

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local): … [Read more...]

Roy Moore And The Dangerous Rise Of Christian Nationalism

Many have believed the accusations against Roy Moore of sexual assault and harassment against teen girls to be massively hypocritical since for year’s he’s presented himself as a hardcore evangelical man of faith, and he has a loyal white Christian evangelical following. … [Read more...]

Writer Calls On Women Of Color 'To Divest From Lena Dunham' After Controversy

Lena Dunham, the creator and star of HBO’s “Girls,” generated widespread controversy last week after issuing and then walking back a statement defending Murray Miller, a writer and producer on the show whom actress Aurora Perrineau said raped her when she was 17 and he was in his 30s. … [Read more...]

German president presses parties to form coalition for good of Europe after talks collapse

German president presses parties to form coalition for good of Europe after talks collapse

By Andreas Rinke and Emma Thomasson BERLIN (Reuters) - Efforts to form a three-way governing coalition in Germany collapsed on Monday, pitching Europe's biggest power into political crisis, and its president told parties they owed it to voters and European neighbors to form a government. The major obstacle to a deal was immigration, according to Chancellor Angela Merkel, who was forced into negotiations after bleeding support in a Sept. 24 … [Read more...]

Roche stock up $12 billion on cancer, hemophilia trials; rivals hit

By John Miller ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche shares were lifted on Monday by two trial wins for its new cancer and hemophilia drugs, potential blockbusters that the Swiss drugmaker is counting on to offset shrinking revenue from older medicines. Along with Roche's multiple sclerosis medicine Ocrevus, the drugs are pillars of Chief Executive Severin Schwan's plan to offset the patent expiry of top-sellers Rituxan, Avastin and Herceptin which account … [Read more...]

People Are Freaking Out Over K-Pop Band BTS' Performance At The AMAs

If you didn’t know about K-pop sensation BTS before, you do now. … [Read more...]

As Germany sinks into crisis, president urges compromises

As Germany sinks into crisis, president urges compromises

Germany's president on Monday urged political parties to find compromises and avoid snap elections, hours after the collapse of high-stakes coalition talks plunged the EU's top economy into crisis. President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who holds the power to call a new vote, made it clear that this was not his favoured option, as he told mainstream parties to rethink their positions and return to the negotiating table. Chancellor Angela Merkel, … [Read more...]

U.S., Afghan forces strike opium factories to curb Taliban funds

U.S., Afghan forces strike opium factories to curb Taliban funds

By Girish Gupta KABUL (Reuters) - U.S. and Afghan forces have launched joint attacks on Taliban opium factories to try to curb the insurgent group's economic lifeline, officials from both countries said on Monday. U.S. Army General John Nicholson showed videos at a press conference of targeted aerial strikes against what he described as Taliban drug factories. "Last night we conducted strikes in northern Helmand to hit the Taliban where it … [Read more...]

Iran, Lebanon reject Arab League criticism as tensions mount

Iran, Lebanon reject Arab League criticism as tensions mount

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Monday rejected a harsh statement by Arab League foreign ministers condemning the Islamic Republic and its proxy Hezbollah, saying the tirade was "full of lies" and the product of Saudi "pressure and propaganda." … [Read more...]

'We are heavily armed': Florida church uses warning signs to protect congregation

A church in Florida has put up a sign warning those who might to enter with an eye to do harm that the congregation is “heavily armed”. … [Read more...]

Kenya's Supreme Court upholds Kenyatta's presidential win

Kenya's Supreme Court upholds Kenyatta's presidential win

By Maggie Fick and Duncan Miriri NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday upheld the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in last month's repeat presidential vote, paving the way for him to be sworn in next week. Chief Justice David Maraga said all six judges dismissed the two legal challenges to the vote. The opposition coalition NASA insisted the government was illegitimate. … [Read more...]