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Trump Checks Out for Hotel Visit

Donald Trump is still running for president. But he is also doing a lot of other things. The candidate will leave the campaign trail at a critical time to promote his new D.C. hotel, one of many times he's used the campaign spotlight for self-promotion

Migrants Leave The Jungle Refugee Camp In Calais

Calais 'Jungle' Ablaze as Last Migrants Leave

Large areas of the migrant camp were on fire Wednesday, as more than 1,200 French police and government officials continue to tear the squalid camp down following the departure of over 8,000 residents of the settlement

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter testifies to Senate Armed Services Committee during the hearing on national security and military operations on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, Sept. 22, 2016.

Pentagon to Stop Seeking National Guard Bonus Repayments

The Pentagon will stop seeking repayments of enlistment bonuses given to California National Guard members who served overseas. His decision comes in the wake of angry reaction from members of Congress who demanded he relieve the burden on the Guard members

You Asked: Are Egg Yolks Bad For Me?

Why You Need to Stop Eating Egg Whites

There's good reason not to fear the yolks. Scientific research has vindicated dietary cholesterol, finding that eating cholesterol has no real impact on cholesterol metabolism. Some evidence even suggests that eggs might even be beneficial for cholesterol

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio arrives to speak during the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio on July 21, 2016.

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Slapped with Contempt Charge

A sheriff in Arizona controversial for his hardline approach to immigration enforcement has been officially charged with criminal contempt-of-court for failing to end immigration patrols in the state despite a judge’s orders

Mike Pence Meets with GOP House

Clinton Was Aware of Donald Duck Stunt But Denies Breaking Law

A Clinton campaign spokesman said on Tuesday that the Democratic nominee was aware of a stunt to embarrass Donald Trump for not releasing his tax returns, an operation that a conservative activist group investigated in a new video. But the campaign denied any wrongdoing


2016 Is Deadliest Year for Migrants in Mediterranean: UN

The U.N. refugee agency says the death toll for migrants in the Mediterranean has reached at least 3,800 this year so far. The Geneva-based agency said that this makes 2016 the deadliest year ever for migrants in the Mediterranean


Airstrikes in Syria Kill 17, Including 14 Children

Airstrikes in Syria killed 17 people, mostly children on Wednesday when warplanes struck a school complex in the northern rebel-held province of Idlib, activists said. The strikes hit as the children were gathered outside the school complex in the village of Hass

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump attends a campaign rally at the Million Air Orlando, which is at Orlando Sanford International Airport on October 25, 2016 in Sanford, Florida.

Trump, Clinton Warn of Doom in Dueling Speeches

The Sunshine State was treated to twin apocalyptic visions on Tuesday, when Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both warned Florida voters in dark terms that the other candidate threatens the fabric of the nation

Apple Fans Await iPhone 7

Apple Sold More iPhones Than Expected This Quarter

Apple Inc sold more iPhones than Wall Street had expected in the latest quarter, and the company forecast higher-than-expected revenue for the critical holiday-shopping season. However, it was the third quarter in a row of falling iPhone sales