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Mitch McConnell: Steve Bannon Backs Losers And Is Hurting The GOP

Mitch McConnell: Steve Bannon Backs Losers And Is Hurting The GOPblasted Steve Bannon in an interview on “Fox News Sunday,” saying the former White House chief strategist backs losing Republican candidates who are dividing and hurting the party.




POSTED OCTOBER 23, 2017 2:32 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping Declares Era of “National Rejuvenation”

Chinese President Xi Jinping Declares Era of “National Rejuvenation”Chinese president Xi Jinping declared an era of national rejuvenation in a speech that garnered 1.5 billion virtual claps on a virtual applause app released in conjunction with the Communist Party congress.




POSTED OCTOBER 22, 2017 11:41 AM

Trump says he spoke the name of fallen U.S. soldier in call with widow

Trump says he spoke the name of fallen U.S. soldier in call with widow“Look, I’ve called many people. And I would think that every one of them appreciated it,” Trump told Maria Bartiromo in an interview on Fox News on Sunday.




POSTED OCTOBER 22, 2017 1:40 PM

Mother, son and daughter all arrested in connection to multiple robberies on Long Island

Mother, son and daughter all arrested in connection to multiple robberies on Long IslandA woman and her two children have been arrested in Long Island in connection to seven armed robberies, all of which took place over the last month.




POSTED OCTOBER 22, 2017 8:35 PM

Megyn Kelly Reveals She Complained To Fox News About Bill O'Reilly

Megyn Kelly Reveals She Complained To Fox News About Bill O'ReillyBill O’Reilly says the recent New York Times report that he settled a sexual harassment suit for $32 million shortly before Fox News offered him a $100 million contract extension is “false, defamatory” and “another smear article.”




POSTED OCTOBER 23, 2017 12:44 PM

Visiting family in Puerto Rico amid devastation

Visiting family in Puerto Rico amid devastationPhotos from the week that Yahoo News spent in Puerto Rico with a family navigating life without electricity or water in the wake of Hurricane Maria.




POSTED OCTOBER 23, 2017 2:05 PM

Travel plea for conjoined twins in blockaded Gaza

Travel plea for conjoined twins in blockaded GazaConjoined twins born in Gaza Sunday need to leave the blockaded Palestinian enclave for treatment crucial to their survival, their doctor and a family member said. "A woman gave birth this morning to Siamese twins joined at the stomach and pelvis," Allam Abu Hamda, head of the neonatal unit at Gaza's Shifa Hospital, told AFP. The twins, whose condition Abu Hamda said was stable, have one shared leg, but separate hearts and lungs.




POSTED OCTOBER 22, 2017 2:05 PM

Southern California Braces For Wildfires As Region Goes On High Alert

Southern California Braces For Wildfires As Region Goes On High AlertOn the heels of devastating wildfires that killed more than 40 people in Northern California earlier this month, Southern California is now on high alert for fire danger.




POSTED OCTOBER 23, 2017 9:20 PM

Lucky Australian diver paddles five miles to shore with a tiger shark following him

Lucky Australian diver paddles five miles to shore with a tiger shark following himIt's a situation no ocean swimmer wants to find themselves in. John Craig was free diving off the coast of Shark Bay in Western Australia on Friday afternoon, when he suddenly found himself alone — and stalked by a tiger shark. SEE ALSO: In Australia, sometimes you've got to pick a shark out of a pool Craig and a friend of his were at the last dive spot of the day, where a series of unfortunate events began, according to his Facebook post.  On his first shot spearfishing, he had managed to get his spear stuck in a rock. Meanwhile, his friend was on the boat, which was having mechanical trouble. By the point Craig managed to get his spear free, the boat had drifted away. He was alone. "I started to call out and splash to try and get the attention of my friend but after five minutes it was clear I was on my own ... I had been splashing and screaming for some time and my heart rate was sky high," he wrote in the post. Craig then dived underwater to check that he was in the same place as marked on the GPS, when he noticed a four-metre-long tiger shark approaching and circling beneath him.  "It was obvious the sharks had been attracted by my splashing and panicking so I knew immediately that I had to try to calm down in order to survive," he said. After recognising the shark was trying to size him up, Craig decided to make a beeline for the shore. It wasn't going to be an easy swim, he was 7.4 kilometres (4.6 miles) out to sea. Then, the shark followed him. "I have to admit that at this point I thought I was gone," he said. Fortunately, the shark swimming along with him gave up after about 500 metres in, and left him alone.  Craig kept swimming for about three hours before he noticed boats and a plane searching for him. He screamed and waved at them — but his wetsuit was in camouflage, making it difficult for rescuers to find him. He made it to shore, exhausted from the swim and barely able to walk. The rescue boats and plane were too far for him to signal. Half an hour later, a plane came along the coast and circled to show that it had seen him. He was picked up by a fisheries boat, and reunited with his wife. "I feel extremely lucky to be alive and was blown away by the Shark Bay community's efforts to rescue me," he added. "I am eternally grateful and I'm sure I'll be buying beers for years to come."  Despite the frightening experience, Craig doesn't want to discourage people from diving around Shark Bay. "We need them in the oceans and as much as it was scary at the time I can only reflect on how beautiful that big female tiger shark was. If the circumstances were different I would have been stoked to have that experience," he said. WATCH: Someone created a storm lamp that produces lightning every time Trump tweets




POSTED OCTOBER 23, 2017 9:14 PM

Barack Obama couldn't stop laughing after George W. Bush whispered in his ear

Barack Obama couldn't stop laughing after George W. Bush whispered in his earAll five living former U.S. presidents gathered at a hurricane relief concert in Texas to raise money for victims of Hurricane Harvey, Irma, and Maria on Saturday night -- and the Internet can't stop obsessing about one moment between George W. Bush and Barack Obama.




POSTED OCTOBER 23, 2017 2:24 PM

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