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A 7.6-Magnitude Earthquake Hit the Caribbean Sea, Raising Tsunami Alarms

What factors have to line up for an earthquake to create a tsunami? … [Read more...]

Photos Capture Brutal Devastation Of California Mudslides

The mangled frames of abandoned cars, drenched in mud. … [Read more...]

Trump denies he’s considering ‘bloody nose’ strike on North Korea

President Trump told his South Korean counterpart by telephone that he is not considering a so-called bloody nose military strike on North Korea. … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Spice Up Your 401(k) Plan In 1 Day

Despite a robust upswing in the U.S. stock market, American workers continue to struggle with low retirement savings rates. A 2016 study by GoBankingRates states that 56 percent of Americans have less than $10,000 saved for retirement and one-third of U.S. adults have no retirement savings at all. A separate study from Vanguard notes that the average 401(k) fund only holds $101,650 (most … [Read more...]

Southern California Mudslides Leave At Least 17 Dead

A day after powerful mudslides swept through the Southern California community of Montecito, rescue crews continued to search the wreckage for missing people on Wednesday. … [Read more...]

Land Rover 70th anniversary marked by special restoration

When vehicle manufacturers celebrate a major milestone in their history, it's quite common for them to produce anniversary models that pay homage to a vehicle from the company's early days, or to roll out some historic models for an event or photoshoot. Well, Land Rover is going right back to the very beginning to celebrate its 70th anniversary in 2018, by restoring a vehicle that effectively … [Read more...]

These Grim Photos Capture the Deadly Destruction of the Montecito Mudslides

The deadly mudslides have killed at least 13 people and injured dozens more … [Read more...]

Protests turn violent in Tunisia over price hikes

More than 200 people have been arrested and dozens hurt during clashes in several parts of Tunisia, the interior ministry said Wednesday, after a second night of unrest driven by anger over austerity measures. The North African country has been hailed for its relatively smooth democratic transition since its 2011 uprising, but seven years after the revolution tensions over economic grievances are … [Read more...]

Joe Biden Says He Didn’t Want To Be Vice President

Former Vice President Joe Biden didn’t want the No. 2 job ― and said so when Barack Obama offered him the position. … [Read more...]

Explosion on Iranian oil tanker forces rescue team to retreat

By Josephine Mason and Yuna Park BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - Rescue crews were forced to retreat from a stricken Iranian oil tanker in the East China Sea on Wednesday following an explosion on the ship as a fire raged for a fourth day after a dramatic collision. The blast happened on board the tanker in the afternoon after rescue crews were dousing the ship with foam in an attempt to put out the … [Read more...]

Drone attack on Russia bases in Syria 'came from Idlib'

Drones that attacked Russian bases in Syria last week were sent from Idlib, a "de-escalation" zone controlled by anti-Damascus fighters, the Russian defence ministry's official newspaper said Wednesday. Idlib province has been a source of tension between regime-backer Russia and rebel-supporter Turkey, with Ankara accusing the Syrian regime of stepping up its offensive on key rebel-held areas … [Read more...]

French beef producers cheer chance for return to China

French beef producers on Tuesday hailed a deal reached by President Emmanuel Macron and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to end China's 2001 embargo on French beef. The accord, which would allow French producers back into the huge Chinese market within six months, came as Macron made a three-day visit to the country, his first destination in Asia as France's leader. … [Read more...]

Videos Of Mudslide-Ravaged Montecito Reveal Staggering Devastation

Rescue workers desperately scouring wreckage for survivors: The photos and videos out of Montecito, California, on Tuesday showed a town devastated by mudslides and debris flows mere weeks after it was ravaged by the Thomas fire. … [Read more...]

Miss Trans America Founder Is The First Known Transgender Person Killed This Year

The founder of the Miss Trans America pageant is believed to be 2018′s first known victim of deadly violence against the transgender community. … [Read more...]

Aerial view shows aftermath of deadly flooding and mudslides in California

Over a dozen people are dead from weather-related incidents. … [Read more...]

Democrats Downplay Bonuses Employees Are Getting In Wake Of GOP Tax Law

WASHINGTON ― Democrats welcome that corporations are passing onto employees some of the savings from the Republican tax bill enacted late last year, but they say the bonuses aren’t reason for a major celebration. … [Read more...]

A Highly Classified Spy Satellite Has Been Destroyed. Probably.

SpaceX launched a classified, multibillion-dollar spy satellite for the U.S. government on Sunday ― and then something went wrong. … [Read more...]

US Supreme Court won't hear prairie dog protections lawsuit

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal from residents of a small Utah city challenging endangered-species protections for prairie dogs, but the plaintiffs say their case alleging that their community has been overrun by the animals has made a mark as the Trump administration moves to loosen the rules preventing people from shooting or moving the animals. … [Read more...]