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Massage Therapist Arrested for Elder Sexual Abuse, Rape

Massage Therapist Arrested for Elder Sexual Abuse, Rape

A massage therapist and licensed home health care provider was arrested Wednesday at his Mission Viejo residence on suspicion of rape, elder sexual abuse and other sex crimes, the Orange County Sheriff's...

2 hours ago

Prosecutors Drop Groping Case Against Kevin Spacey

Prosecutors Drop Groping Case Against Kevin Spacey

Prosecutors dropped a case Wednesday accusing Kevin Spacey of groping a young man at a resort island bar in 2016, more than a week after the accuser refused to testify about a missing cellphone the defense says...

3 hours ago

Fed Up Puerto Ricans Protest, Demanding Governor Resign

Fed Up Puerto Ricans Protest, Demanding Governor Resign

In colonial Old San Juan, police were erecting concrete barricades and shop owners were covering store windows with metal sheeting or plywood as if a hurricane were coming. The multi-colored umbrellas that form...

3 hours ago

'I'm a Person of Color ... I'm a White,' Congressman Says

'I'm a Person of Color ... I'm a White,' Congressman Says

U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, a white congressman from western Pennsylvania, told a reporter this week that he believes his Irish and German roots make him a "person of color." The Republican's remarks came during...

2 hours ago

The Moon Tastes Like Blueberries, It Turns Out

The Moon Tastes Like Blueberries, It Turns Out

Or at least pies inspired by the 50th anniversary of the moon landing do, at The Pie Hole.

4 hours ago

Fact Check: Trump's False Claims About Rep. Ilhan Omar

Fact Check: Trump's False Claims About Rep. Ilhan Omar

President Donald Trump accused Rep. Ilhan Omar of professing a “love” for al Qaeda and talking about “how great” and “how wonderful” al Qaeda is. That is false. Trump also misleadingly claimed polls showed Omar...

3 hours ago

With Big Tech's Dominance Under Scrutiny, EU Probes Amazon

With Big Tech's Dominance Under Scrutiny, EU Probes Amazon

While the U.S. Congress talks about reining in big tech companies, Europe is taking action. The European Union said Wednesday it is investigating whether Amazon uses data from independent retailers to gain...

3 hours ago

Ebola Outbreak in Congo Declared a Global Health Emergency

Ebola Outbreak in Congo Declared a Global Health Emergency

The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced Wednesday after the virus spread this week to a city of 2 million people. A WHO expert...

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019 at 08:39 AM PDT

'El Chapo' Gets Life in US Prison, Rails About NYC 'Torture'

'El Chapo' Gets Life in US Prison, Rails About NYC 'Torture'

The Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo" was sentenced to life plus 30 years in a U.S. prison Wednesday for convictions on murder conspiracy and drug charges, culminating an epic trafficking case that even...

4 minutes ago

House Votes to Hold Ross, Barr in Contempt of Congress

House Votes to Hold Ross, Barr in Contempt of Congress

The Democratic-controlled House voted Wednesday to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas related to a decision to add a citizenship question to...

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