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  • China Landslide: at Least 15 Dead, 140 Buried in Sichuan Mountain Village
    June 24, 2017, 3:39 pm

    After days of torrential rains, nearly 300 million cubic feet of rock and soil ? equivalent to some 3,000 Olympic-sized pools ?covered the village and a hotel in the worst landslide to hit the region since 2008.



  • Not Just Coal: Retail Jobs Fall Despite Lower Unemployment
    June 25, 2017, 7:38 am

    A close look at labor statistics shows that retail jobs are falling, even as the national unemployment figure stays low.



  • 15 dead, scores missing hours after landslide buries Chinese village
    June 24, 2017, 5:19 pm

    By Christian Shepherd BEIJING (Reuters) - Fifteen people were killed in a landslide in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Saturday and about 100 were believed to be still buried in the debris and feared dead, state media said. The landslide swept over more than 60 homes as dawn broke in Xinmo, a remote village in north Sichuan province. Rubble slid 800 meters (half a mile) down a steep slope to block a 2 km stretch of river and 1.6 km of road, official state news agency Xinhua said.



  • 'We Love to Attack Our Leaders' Democrats Debate Pelosi's Leadership
    June 25, 2017, 6:31 am

    Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) and Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) join Meet the Press for an exclusive joint interview to talk about the future of the Democratic party.



  • Trump May Be Sleep Deprived Because Of Twitter
    June 25, 2017, 12:00 pm

    President Donald Trump might have become dependent on Twitter to the extent where he is losing sleep over it. According to experts, it could be affecting his administrative abilities.



  • California father buries wrong man after coroner's mistake
    June 25, 2017, 2:04 am

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) ? Eleven days after laying his son to rest, Frank J. Kerrigan got a call from a friend.



  • Three police, family of six killed in latest Mexico violence
    June 25, 2017, 5:54 am

    Three federal police officers were mowed down Saturday in Mexico's Veracruz state, where gunman also killed a family of six, in the latest spasm of violence linked to criminal gangs. Among Saturday's victims were a federal police commander and two agents, who were ambushed by gunmen in the city of Cardel. In the nearby city of Coatzacoalcos, the dead included two adults and four children who died in a hail of bullets as they ate dinner at an outdoor restaurant.



  • Invasive Asian carp found near Great Lakes beyond electrified barrier
    June 24, 2017, 4:26 pm

    Asian carp can weigh up to 100lbs and often outcompete other fish. An Asian carp has been found just miles from the Great Lakes, beyond an electrified barrier designed to keep the invasive species from entering the ecosystem and wreaking the sort of damage seen elsewhere in the US. The carp was sent to Southern Illinois University for further analysis.



  • 6 Science-Backed Cures For Insomnia
    June 24, 2017, 9:00 pm

    Each night, millions of people struggle to fall asleep or stay asleep.



  • Hot Car Deaths up As Extreme Heat Sweeps Country
    June 24, 2017, 3:31 pm

    Nationwide, hot car deaths are up and there?s a push for new legislation in Congress that would require all passenger motor vehicles to be equipped with a child safety alert system.



  • How Democrats Gerrymandered Their Way to Victory in Maryland
    June 25, 2017, 10:00 am

    New documents show how when given the opportunity, the Democratic Party was as ruthless as their GOP counterparts in trying to redistrict their rivals out of existence.



  • Cable car crashes in tourist resort in Kashmir, killing 7
    June 25, 2017, 2:48 pm

    SRINAGAR, India (AP) ? Four Indian tourists and three local residents died on Sunday when a cable car came crashing down from a height of at least 30 meters (100 feet) in a tourist town in the Indian portion of Kashmir.



  • Full Sanders Interview: Obamacare 'Has Problems' But Can Be Fixed
    June 25, 2017, 6:13 am

    Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) sat down with Chuck Todd for an exclusive interview to discuss Senate Republicans' healthcare repeal plan.



  • Donald Trump defies calls to appoint envoy to combat anti-Semitism around the...
    June 24, 2017, 5:44 pm

    Donald Trump has defied calls to appoint a special envoy to combat anti-Semitism across the world despite growing pressure from Jewish groups and Congress. The two remaining staffers in the US State Department's office to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism are reportedly set to be reassigned next month, which will leave the branch completely unstaffed after 1 July. President Trump is legally required to appoint a Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, a position created under former president George W. Bush.



  • Lawyer: Race a factor in St. Louis cop being mistakenly shot
    June 24, 2017, 10:42 pm

    An off-duty black St. Louis police officer's race factored into him being mistakenly shot by a white officer who didn't recognize him after a shootout with black suspects this week, the wounded officer's lawyer contends.




Los Angeles Times

  • China Landslide: at Least 15 Dead, 140 Buried in Sichuan Mountain Village
    June 24, 2017, 3:39 pm

    After days of torrential rains, nearly 300 million cubic feet of rock and soil ? equivalent to some 3,000 Olympic-sized pools ?covered the village and a hotel in the worst landslide to hit the region since 2008.



  • Not Just Coal: Retail Jobs Fall Despite Lower Unemployment
    June 25, 2017, 7:38 am

    A close look at labor statistics shows that retail jobs are falling, even as the national unemployment figure stays low.



  • 15 dead, scores missing hours after landslide buries Chinese village
    June 24, 2017, 5:19 pm

    By Christian Shepherd BEIJING (Reuters) - Fifteen people were killed in a landslide in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Saturday and about 100 were believed to be still buried in the debris and feared dead, state media said. The landslide swept over more than 60 homes as dawn broke in Xinmo, a remote village in north Sichuan province. Rubble slid 800 meters (half a mile) down a steep slope to block a 2 km stretch of river and 1.6 km of road, official state news agency Xinhua said.



  • UAE president in first appearance since 2014 stroke
    June 25, 2017, 2:04 pm

    United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan made his first public appearance Sunday since suffering a stroke more than three years ago, to mark the Eid al-Fitr Muslim holiday. The official WAM news agency published pictures showing Sheikh Khalifa meeting a number of prominent officials and rulers of the other six emirates that with Abu Dhabi form the UAE. The guests came to his Abu Dhabi palace on the first day of the Eid, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, and Sheikh Khalifa appeared to be in good spirits, according to the pictures and a short video posted on WAM's Twitter account.



  • 'We Love to Attack Our Leaders' Democrats Debate Pelosi's Leadership
    June 25, 2017, 6:31 am

    Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) and Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) join Meet the Press for an exclusive joint interview to talk about the future of the Democratic party.



  • Trump May Be Sleep Deprived Because Of Twitter
    June 25, 2017, 12:00 pm

    President Donald Trump might have become dependent on Twitter to the extent where he is losing sleep over it. According to experts, it could be affecting his administrative abilities.



  • Deadly landslide in southwestern China
    June 24, 2017, 3:39 pm

    Fears grew for 141 people missing in China after a landslide buried their mountain village in southwestern Sichuan province on Saturday, with reports that only three survivors had been pulled out of the mud and rock hours after the calamity struck. The landslide swept over 46 homes as dawn broke at around 6 a.m. in Xinmo village in Maoxian county, a remote mountainous area of north Sichuan close to the region of Tibet, according to the official Xinhua state news agency. President Xi Jinping urged on the rescue effort, but state broadcaster CCTV reported that by midday the only people rescued were a couple and their two-month-old baby.



  • California father buries wrong man after coroner's mistake
    June 25, 2017, 2:04 am

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) ? Eleven days after laying his son to rest, Frank J. Kerrigan got a call from a friend.



  • Invasive Asian carp found near Great Lakes beyond electrified barrier
    June 24, 2017, 4:26 pm

    Asian carp can weigh up to 100lbs and often outcompete other fish. An Asian carp has been found just miles from the Great Lakes, beyond an electrified barrier designed to keep the invasive species from entering the ecosystem and wreaking the sort of damage seen elsewhere in the US. The carp was sent to Southern Illinois University for further analysis.



  • Hot Car Deaths up As Extreme Heat Sweeps Country
    June 24, 2017, 3:31 pm

    Nationwide, hot car deaths are up and there?s a push for new legislation in Congress that would require all passenger motor vehicles to be equipped with a child safety alert system.



  • How Democrats Gerrymandered Their Way to Victory in Maryland
    June 25, 2017, 10:00 am

    New documents show how when given the opportunity, the Democratic Party was as ruthless as their GOP counterparts in trying to redistrict their rivals out of existence.



  • Cable car crashes in tourist resort in Kashmir, killing 7
    June 25, 2017, 2:48 pm

    SRINAGAR, India (AP) ? Four Indian tourists and three local residents died on Sunday when a cable car came crashing down from a height of at least 30 meters (100 feet) in a tourist town in the Indian portion of Kashmir.



  • Full Sanders Interview: Obamacare 'Has Problems' But Can Be Fixed
    June 25, 2017, 6:13 am

    Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) sat down with Chuck Todd for an exclusive interview to discuss Senate Republicans' healthcare repeal plan.



  • India's Modi heads to Washington for 'no frills' Trump meet
    June 25, 2017, 6:08 am

    India's leader heads to the US this weekend for his first meeting with President Donald Trump, seeking to build on growing ties between the world's two largest democracies and move beyond disagreements over climate change. Relations between New Delhi and Washington warmed under Trump's predecessor Barack Obama as India sought greater foreign investment and trade ties with Western nations. Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed to work closely with the Trump administration, but obstacles soon emerged on issues such as trade and visas for Indians wanting to work in the United States.



  • White police officer shoots off-duty black officer in St Louis
    June 24, 2017, 10:30 am

    A black off-duty police officer has been shot by a white colleague who ?feared for his safety? in the US. The St Louis Metropolitan Police Department described the shooting as a ?friendly fire incident? but the injured officer?s lawyer said he had been ?automatically feared? as a black man. Acting police commissioner Lawrence O?Toole said officers were pursuing a stolen car when three suspects inside opened fire on Wednesday night.



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