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  • Multiple people injured after lava bomb hits Hawaii tour boat

    HONOLULU – A lava bomb hit a tour boat on Monday morning in Hawaii, injuring at least a dozen people, the Hawaii County Fire Department said. The lava punctured the boat’s roof and it returned to Wailoa Harbor, the fire department said. Three of the injured were taken to Hilo Medical Center; two were reported in stable condition, the other in serious condition. Lava still flowing creates new island One of the passengers in stable condition is a woman in her […]

  • Cashier helps save woman from group she says kidnapped, sexually assaulted her

    WATERFORD, Calif. – Quick and decisive action from a Stanislaus County gas station cashier is being credited with helping a woman get away from suspected kidnappers who she says sexually assaulted her, according to KCRA. Savannah Pritchett was working at the Triple R Gas and Mart in Waterford around 3 p.m. on Wednesday when a young woman came in asking for help. The woman said she told her captors she needed to use the restroom and convinced them to pull over […]

  • US charges Russian national with being a foreign agent

    The Justice Department charged a Russian national who, along with her mentor, aimed to set up backchannel communications between Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, with conspiring against the US as a secret agent. Mariia Butina, also known as Maria, who was involved with a Russian gun group that the National Rifle Association was supportive of, was arrested on Sunday and appeared in court in Washington, DC to Monday, according to the Justice Department. The arrest is the latest […]

  • Child-killer taunted investigators for 30 years; DNA ends the mystery of who did it

    For three decades, the abduction, rape, and murder of 8-year-old April Tinsley in April 1988 had frustrated Indiana investigators. The mysterious killer’s taunting messages admitting to the crime, scrawled on a barn door and on paper notes threatening to kill again, only added to the desire to solve the cold case. Still, no suspect could be found. But thanks to advances in genealogy and DNA technology, the suspected killer was arrested and then confessed to the crime on Sunday — […]

  • Trump says ‘we’re all to blame’ for poor US-Russia relationship, Putin denies interference

    US President Donald Trump said Monday he holds both the United States and Russia responsible for the breakdown in the relationship between the two countries and railed against the special counsel’s Russia investigation. “I hold both countries responsible. I think that the United States has been foolish. We’ve all been foolish,” Trump said during a joint news conference alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland. “We should have, frankly, had this dialogue a long time ago. I think that […]

  • Papa John’s founder John Schnatter kicked out of his office

    Papa John’s founder is physically out at the pizza chain. A special committee of the board of directors met on Sunday to discuss its founder John Schnatter. The board decided to kick him out of his office at Papa John’s headquarters in Louisville, Kentucky. Papa John’s also announced that Schnatter will “cease all media appearances, and not make any further statements to the media regarding the company, its business or employees,” the company said in a statement. Papa John’s announced Friday […]

  • Key House Republican says ‘Russia attacked this country in 2016’

    Outgoing South Carolina Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy took Russia to task over alleged interference in the 2016 US elections and suggested President Donald Trump ask Russia to extradite its recently indicted nationals. “Russia attacked this country in 2016,” Gowdy, the chairman of the influential House Oversight Committee, said Sunday on CBS’ “Face the Nation.” Gowdy broke again with Trump in the interview by declaring the special counsel investigation led by former FBI Director Robert Mueller is decidedly not a “witch hunt” and […]

  • Lava from Hawaii volcano creates tiny new island

    Lava that’s still flowing from the Kilauea volcano has now created a tiny new island off the coast of Hawaii. The island of lava appeared Thursday, just offshore from the northern edge of the Big Island, the United States Geological Survey said. A Hawaii Volcano Observatory crew noticed it during a Friday morning flight. The island is part of the lava flow that extends underwater away from the coastline, the agency said. It thinks underwater pressure pushed the lava flow to the surface. This is […]

  • Common blood pressure drug recalled for possible cancer link

    A common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure was announced by the US Food and Drug Administration on Friday, a week after 22 other countries recalled it because the drug contains a chemical that poses a potential cancer risk. Valsartan is off patent and is used as a component of other generic medicines, but not all medicines containing the ingredient are involved, according to the FDA. The US recall includes the the versions of valsartan that are made […]

  • Adorable new christening photo of Prince Louis released by Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

    Kensington Palace has released one more official photograph from the christening of Prince Louis, the third child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The four portraits previously released by the Palace on July 9 show the young prince surrounded by his adoring family, including a grinning Prince George, who turns 5 next week. The latest photograph, published on Monday, shows the Duchess of Cambridge holding Prince Louis, who is looking away from the camera with open-mouthed amusement. The Duke and […]

  • What you should know about Amazon’s 2018 ‘Prime Day’

    Amazon has successfully invented a new shopping holiday, and it’s set to capitalize on the rewards. The fourth Prime Day (and a half) will begin noon PT (3 p.m. ET) Monday, extending for 36 hours. The savings event this year is running longer than prior years, available for shoppers in more countries, and Amazon is promising a million deals — the most yet — for Prime members. It’s also the first Prime Day with Whole Foods, Amazon’s most expensive acquisition, […]

  • Rapper T.I. charged with three misdemeanors

    Henry County, GA — Rapper T.I. is facing three misdemeanor charges stemming from a May 16 incident near his home in Henry County. T.I., whose real name is Clifford Joseph Harris, is charged with simple assault, public drunkenness and disorderly conduct. His attorney Steve Stadow released the following statement: “The misdemeanor charges brought against T.I. are baseless, ill-founded and unjustified. T.I. never threatened or acted in a violent manner towards Euwan James, the security guard. Indeed, we understand the security […]