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|Zinke Pushes Majority Of National Park Service Advisory Panel To Resign
Most of the members of the National Park Service Advisory Board have tendered their resignation over frustrations with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, The Washington Post reports.
POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 8:15 PM
|Suspect In Murder Of Student Blaze Bernstein Claims He Was Hitting On Him: Report
The man suspected of murdering Blaze Bernstein, a 19-year-old college student from Orange County, California, told police he believed the victim had been hitting on him, according to a court document obtained by a local newspaper.
POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 6:14 PM
|'Today' Show Gets First Female Executive Producer During Key Hours
In the wake of Matt Lauer’s ouster from the “Today” show, it appears women are taking over.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 1:28 PM
|What does Mueller's subpoena of Bannon mean?
Chuck Rosenberg, former federal prosecutor, talks with Rachel Maddow about what it might mean that special counsel Robert Mueller served Steve Bannon with a subpoena instead of asking him for an informal interview like others in Trump's inner circle gave.
POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 3:18 PM
|Teen fatally shot over iPhone was reportedly killed by a friend, mom says
A New York woman claims her 15-year-old son was fatally shot over an iPhone by one of his own friends.
POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 10:31 AM
|Car crashes into second floor dental practice in California
A man who had taken drugs before getting behind the wheel of his Nissan Sedan survived relatively unscathed after crashing his car in the second-floor of a house. Police in Santa Ana, California, say that the car, travelling at high speed, clipped the central reservation before launching into the air. It flew about 60 feet before smashing into the second floor of the building, which contained a dental practice. CCTV footage obtained by a local television station captured the moment, and showed the car flying through the air. Unbelievable new surveillance video shows a car hitting a median and launching into the second story of a Santa Ana dentist office. Driver and passenger transported with minor injuries. @NBCLA@ChristineNBCLApic.twitter.com/Yw4poZXUNR— Kenny Holmes (@KHOLMESlive) January 15, 2018 The crash, which happened at about 5.25am on Saturday, rattled guests in a motel next door but the dental practice was closed at the time. The Los Angeles County fire department used a specialized forklift and wrecker to remove the car, the police said. Two people in the vehicle, although both were rescued suffering only minor injuries One of the two people inside the vehicle was able to exit on his own, but emergency workers had to remove the other person. The driver had minor injuries and remains in hospital, but will likely be charged with driving under the influence.
POSTED JANUARY 15, 2018 3:26 PM
|Philippine volcano spews lava; thousands flee
Glowing-red lava spurted in a fountain and flowed down the Philippines' most active volcano in a stunning display of its fury that has sent more than 34,000 villagers fleeing to safety.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 9:14 AM
|Warnings of fallout after US freezes funding for Palestinian refugees
The UN agency for Palestinian refugees warned Wednesday it faced its worst funding crisis ever after the White House froze tens of millions of dollars in contributions, a move Palestinian leaders decried as cruel and blatantly biased. The agency provides Palestinian refugees and their descendants across the Middle East with services including schools and medical care, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has long accused it of hostility toward Israel and called for its closure. Some five million Palestinians are eligible for its services.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 6:25 AM
|Flight from Denver to Hawaii Diverted After Toilet Troubles on Plane
Toilet troubles caused a United Airlines flight from Denver to Hawaii full of passengers to divert back to land when they were halfway over the Pacific Ocean.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 8:10 AM
|Japanese News Outlet Mistakenly Sends North Korean Missile Alert
A Japanese broadcaster on Tuesday erroneously sent a mobile app alert announcing that North Korea had launched a missile.
POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 8:44 AM