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Sep 21 2016

Florida sinkhole to cost Mosaic up to $50 million to fix

BM: Yes. It's going right into the Floridian aquifer which is the drinking water source for most people in Florida. EPA found that Mosaic improperly handled its facilit...

Sep 20 2016

Diane James elected UKIP leader after departure of Farage

Mrs James, a former immigration spokesman, won the contest to replace Mr Farage, with 8,451 votes almost twice as many as her nearest rival. "I don't have the same nati...

Sep 19 2016

Johnson, Stein fail to qualify for first debate

The non-profit Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) has invited both Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party nominee, and Donald Trump, the Republican Party nominee, ...

Sep 19 2016

Plane crashes into couple's home while they're watching TV

Four skydivers ejected from the plane and landed safely. Skydivers jumped for their lives as the fiery plane crashed into a small house in Gilbert, Arizona, with a loud...

Sep 19 2016

Carolina governor links fate of LGBT law to Charlotte

It was created to invalidate an LGBT-inclusive ordinance passed in Charlotte in February, but its broad strokes also protects discrimination against veterans and other un...

Sep 17 2016

Bobbi Kristina Brown's partner loses wrongful death case

The suit accused Gordon of assault, battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and transferring money from Brown's account into his own without authorization....

Sep 16 2016

Officer shoots, kills boy, 13, armed with BB gun after robbery

Their coach describes the first-year player as someone with a "smile that could light up the room". "It's one of the saddest deaths in a long time ", said Maryam Abidi...

Sep 16 2016

Clinton Returns to Campaign Trail Amid More Scrutiny About Her Health

Clinton, 68, has blood pressure of 100 over 70. "We're offering ideas, not insults", she said in a jab at her Republican rival. She leads Trump big among young adults i...

Sep 14 2016

Tupac Pop-up Café Pays Tribute to Rapper on 20th Anniversary of Death

Billboard writes that Shakur-inspired dishes will be featured at the restaurant today, including "Thug Passion" cake pops, "Mac-and-Cheeseburgers" and the "California Lo...

Sep 13 2016

Hillary Clinton's health re-emerges as issue in '16 campaign

Clinton abruptly departed the high-profile, televised event at Ground Zero and was taken to her daughter Chelsea's home in Manhattan. While Clinton tried early Saturday...

Sep 12 2016

Trump to Black church in Detroit: 'Our nation is too divided'

The Rev. Lawrence Glass said Trump represents "politics of fear and hate" and that "minorities of all kinds have much to lose taking a chance on someone like" Trump. Po...

Sep 07 2016

Conservative Icon Phyllis Schlafly (1924-2016)

Susie Hawkins, wife of GuideStone Financial Resources President O.S. Hawkins, called Schlafly "a profound influence on the American conservative movement". Louis. Schla...

Sep 07 2016

Was This the Final J'Ouvert?

A 72-year-old woman and a 20-year-old man were also shot, but their injuries were not life threatening. The participants in the five-day festivities represent various C...

Sep 07 2016

Conservative firm poll: Trump up by 12 points in SC

Among independents, Trump has more sway with 49% and Clinton getting just 29% and the rest backing Johnson or Stein. Under extensive criticism from her rival and journa...

Sep 07 2016

Tropical storm watch issued for southern Georgia coast

The storm's winds had uprooted a pine tree in Gatlin's backyard and sent it crashing onto his home of more than 40 years. The storm was expected to drop back down to a ...

Sep 06 2016

Kaine: 'Improperly Labeled' Emails to Blame for Clinton's Classified Material Woes

The FBI recommended in July not to prosecute Clinton for sending unsecured emails with classified material through the server, though it found her to have been "extremely...

Sep 06 2016

More Information to be Released in Wetterling Case

The body of an 11-year-old Minnesota boy, Jacob Wetterling, has been found 27 years after he was abducted by a masked man while in the company of his brother and a friend...

Sep 03 2016

Third party candidates need to be heard

Presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both have unfavorable ratings of about 60 percent - though Clinton still leads the contest in Wisconsin, accordi...

Sep 03 2016

411K Oklahomans to travel over Labor Day

Gas prices - which have gone up in recent weeks - are still lower than they were previous year, which also factors into the number of people who will travel, Jarmusz sai...

Sep 02 2016

Hackers break into election systems in Illinois, Arizona

Democratic lawmakers are urging the FBI to investigate Donald Trump campaign advisers to determine whether they were involved in the suspected Russian hacking of election...