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  • McCain on reports Kushner may have sought back-channel talks with Kremlin: ‘I don’t like it’

    WASHINGTON — Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona is not pleased about reports that President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, proposed setting up a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin. “I don’t like it,” the Republican lawmaker said Monday in an interview with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s “7:30” when asked about President Donald Trump’s son-in-law’s possible ties to Russia. “I know that some administration officials are saying ‘well, that’s standard procedure.’ I don’t think it’s […]

  • Yikes! Great white shark leaps into fisherman’s boat

    EVANS HEAD, Australia — It was the catch of a lifetime — and like something from a “Sharknado” movie. Fisherman Terry Selwood, 73, is still trying to wrap his head around how it all happened. Selwood was fishing off of Evans Head on Australia’s east coast on Saturday when a great white shark suddenly leaped out of the ocean beside him. “The bloody thing just jumped in my boat,” Selwood told ABC News Australia. The shark was later measured at […]

  • Teen thanks men who defended her on Portland train: ‘They lost their lives because of me and my friend’

    As tears streamed down her cheeks, Destinee Mangum, 16, thanked the three strangers who intervened on a Portland light rail after a man hurled anti-Muslim slurs at her and her friend who was wearing a hijab.

  • Tiger kills female zookeeper in enclosure in England

    CAMBRIDGE, England — A tiger killed a zookeeper in an enclosure at Hamerton Zoo Park in the hamlet of Steeple Gidding, near Cambridge, according to the Cambridgeshire Constabulary’s Facebook page. The zoo said in a Facebook post that the keeper’s death on Monday “appears to have been a freak accident.” A full investigation is underway, the zoo said. “At no point during the incident did any animals escape their enclosures, and at no point was public safety affected in any […]

  • Germany’s foreign minister blasts Trump, says his actions have ‘weakened’ the West

    BERLIN, Germany — Germany’s foreign minister launched a scathing criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, claiming his actions have “weakened” the West and accusing the U.S. government of standing “against the interests of the European Union.” Just 24 hours after German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that Europe could no longer completely rely on traditional allies such as the U.S. and Britain, the country’s top diplomat, Sigmar Gabriel, went a step further. “Anyone who accelerates climate change by weakening […]

  • World War II vet gets high school diploma after 71 years

    World War II veteran Milton Mockerman received an honorary diploma from the school and participated in its graduation ceremony, fulfilling his lifelong dream of earning a high school degree -- 71 years later than expected.

  • (VIDEO) Nearly 8-foot long alligator found in family’s pool

    Sarasota, FL — Talk about a Memorial Day surprise! A 7-8 foot gator was found at the bottom of a family’s pool in Sarasota County Monday morning. Because no two days on patrol are ever the same… #OnlyInFlorida #MemorialDayInTheSunshineState #DeathRoll #LookBeforeYouLeap 🐊☀️ pic.twitter.com/mKUx5PP63e — SarasotaSheriff (@SarasotaSheriff) May 29, 2017 Deputy Lori Clark with the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office posted the video on Twitter. The department received a call about the “unwanted guest” at a home in the Plantation neighborhood. When […]

  • Prince William opens up about losing mother in GQ interview

    By Eliza Mackintosh CNN (CNN) — Sitting in their garden, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge smile as they watch their young children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, toddling around in the tall grass. Kate is paused mid-laugh as their dog, Lupo, runs past in a blur. Prince William, dressed down in jeans, looks at ease surrounded by family. The candid shot of the British royal family was released by GQ magazine as part of a wide-ranging interview with Prince […]

  • Memorial Day is not the same as Veterans Day (or Labor Day) — here’s what they all mean

    Don’t embarrass yourself. Inevitably, someone says something demonstrating confusion over the difference between Memorial Day, Veterans Day and even Labor Day.

  • Highest aviation alert level issued after Alaskan volcano erupts

    An Alaska volcano that has been active for nearly six months erupted again on Sunday. The Alaska Volcano Observatory says Bogoslof Volcano in the Aleutian Islands erupted at 2:16 p.m. Sunday and sent a cloud of ash at least 35,000 feet high.