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|California Leaders Slam Trump Administration Over Report Of Planned ICE Raids
After a report of planned federal immigration raids targeting undocumented individuals in Northern California ― supposedly to send a message to the new “sanctuary” state ― California politicians came out with condemnation and vows to protect the immigrants in their communities.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 7:51 PM
|Undocumented immigrant charged in slaying of 2 police officers says he wishes he killed more cops
An undocumented immigrant who admitted to shooting and killing two Northern California police officers in October 2014 said in court on Tuesday that he regrets not killing more cops.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 11:20 AM
|Alligator And Python Locked In Death Duel On Golf Course
A Naples, Florida, golf course featured a reptilian smackdown between an alligator and Burmese python last week ― and it was caught on camera.
POSTED JANUARY 18, 2018 8:03 AM
|How to protect your family against the spread of the flu
This year’s outbreak is widespread in every state but Hawaii, and has gotten so bad in Alabama that the governor has declared a public health emergency.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 10:54 AM
|Mormon Church Confirms New Leader In Live Broadcast
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has officially named Russell M. Nelson as its 17th president.
POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 7:18 PM
|Blessing of the animals on St. Anthony's Day
The feast of St. Anthony, Spain’s patron saint of animals, is celebrated each year. On the eve of St. Anthony’s Day, riders guide their horses through a bonfire in the village of San Bartolome de Pinares as part of the Luminarias ritual in honor of St. Anthony the Abbot.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 1:29 PM
|World's biggest flooded cave found in Mexico, explorers say
A group of divers has connected two underwater caverns in eastern Mexico to reveal what is believed to be the biggest flooded cave on the planet, a discovery that could help shed new light on the ancient Maya civilization. The Gran Acuifero Maya (GAM), a project dedicated to the study and preservation of the subterranean waters of the Yucatan peninsula, said the 347-km (216-mile) cave was identified after months of exploring a maze of underwater channels. Near the beach resort of Tulum, the group found that the cave system known as Sac Actun, once measured at 263 km, communicated with the 83-km Dos Ojos system, the GAM said in a statement.
POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 11:14 PM
|China planning to send robot sub to sunken ship
BEIJING (AP) — China is preparing to send a robot submarine possibly followed by divers to explore and plug holes in a sunken Iranian oil tanker whose 32 crew members are all believed to have died, the Transport Ministry said Wednesday.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 5:46 AM
|Girl From Viral Photo Dies of Aggressive Brain Cancer DIPG
"Our sweet Braylynn, our warrior princess, earned her sparkly pink angel wings this evening," according to a Facebook post from Braylynn's Battalion, a page started to keep family, friends and anyone else up to date with Braylynn Lawhon's fight against diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or DIPG. DIPG cases make up 10 percent of central nervous system tumors in children. "Her nickname was Princess Bel and she could light up any room," the Facebook post continued.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 11:49 AM
|Eric Trump: 'My father sees one color — green'
Eric Trump on Wednesday dismissed the backlash over President Trump’s caustic comments on immigration that have led some members of the media to label his father a racist.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 11:09 AM