King's legacy still felt strongly as Thailand bids goodbye

Oct 22 2017 - 7:48pm

King's legacy still felt strongly as Thailand bids goodbyeHUAY HOM, Thailand (AP) — Half a century has passed and the king is dead, but the villagers of Huay Hom still haven't forgotten the day Bhumibol Adulyadej descended by helicopter into their remote, impoverished mountain valley in northern Thailand and changed their lives forever.



Fox & Friends draws ire by dressing up black child as watermelon slice for Halloween

Oct 22 2017 - 7:48pm

Fox & Friends draws ire by dressing up black child as watermelon slice for HalloweenIn what one would hope was just a terrible oversight, Fox & Friends this weekend aired a Halloween segment that featured children in various cute costumes -- including a black child dressed as a watermelon slice.



Three wounded in shooting near US mine in Papua

Oct 22 2017 - 7:48pm

Three wounded in shooting near US mine in PapuaAt least one gunman has wounded three people near a huge Indonesian gold and copper mine owned by US firm Freeport-McMoRan, the company said Sunday. The attacks on Saturday injured two policemen and a security contractor, according to Freeport spokesman Riza Pratama.



Donald Trump Says Public Spats With Lawmakers Can Help His Agenda

Oct 22 2017 - 7:48pm

Donald Trump Says Public Spats With Lawmakers Can Help His AgendaPresident Donald Trump may be using his public spats with Congress as a whip to get his agenda moving.



Police Officer Killed in Las Vegas Mass Shooting Left Instructions For Funeral: 'Remember Me For Who I Was'

Oct 22 2017 - 7:48pm

Police Officer Killed in Las Vegas Mass Shooting Left Instructions For Funeral: 'Remember Me For Who I Was'He was killed trying to shield others during the hail of gunfire.



Supporters of white supremacist Richard Spencer arrested for attempted murder hours after his speech

Oct 22 2017 - 7:48pm

Supporters of white supremacist Richard Spencer arrested for attempted murder hours after his speechSupporters of white surpemacist Richard Spencer were arrested for attempted murder just hours after he made a controversial speech at the University of Florida. Shouting "hail hitler", the three men shot at anti-racist protesters in the city of Gainesville, northern Florida. Tyler Tenbrink, 30, William Fears, 28 and Colston Fears, 28, pulled up to a bus stop and began "offering Nazi salutes and shouting chants about Hitler to the group” police said in a statement.



Tom Hanks Offers Suggestion To Those 'Frustrated' With Current Affairs: 'Read History'

Oct 22 2017 - 7:48pm

Tom Hanks Offers Suggestion To Those 'Frustrated' With Current Affairs: 'Read History'Actor Tom Hanks recommends this: Brush up on your history.



Oxford Students To Alumna Aung San Suu Kyi: Rohingya Inaction Is 'Inexcusable'

Oct 22 2017 - 7:48pm

Oxford Students To Alumna Aung San Suu Kyi: Rohingya Inaction Is 'Inexcusable'Students at St. Hugh’s College in Oxford have joined an international chorus of critics in condemning their alumnus Aung San Suu Kyi, now the de facto leader of Myanmar, for her response to the crisis engulfing the Rohingya in the country’s Rakhine State.



Women Say They Were Burned and Branded by Doctors During Initiations Into a Secret Sorority

Oct 22 2017 - 7:48pm

Women Say They Were Burned and Branded by Doctors During Initiations Into a Secret SororityState officials will examine whether the women's complaints warrant an investigation now



New Tax Proposal Could Affect 401K Plans for Millions of Americans

Oct 22 2017 - 7:48pm

New Tax Proposal Could Affect 401K Plans for Millions of AmericansAccording to a report in the Wall Street Journal, the proposal being considered would reduce the amount a worker could contribute tax-free to just $2,400 a year.



The Latest: Russia accuses US of 'barbaric' bombing of Raqqa

Oct 22 2017 - 7:48pm

The Latest: Russia accuses US of 'barbaric' bombing of RaqqaBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria (all times local):



On the USS Reagan amid growing nuclear tensions

Oct 22 2017 - 7:48pm

On the USS Reagan amid growing nuclear tensionsABC News' Chief Global Correspondent Martha Raddatz travelled to the USS Reagan for an exclusive look at U.S. military preparations near North Korea.



Some Truly Excellent Costumes From NYC's Famous Halloween Dog Parade

Oct 22 2017 - 7:48pm

Some Truly Excellent Costumes From NYC's Famous Halloween Dog ParadeEvery year, New Yorkers and their beloved canine pals embark on a time-honored tradition: The Annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade.



Toddler Who Disappeared After Father Allegedly Put Her Out For Not Drinking Her Milk is Found Dead: Report

Oct 22 2017 - 7:48pm

Toddler Who Disappeared After Father Allegedly Put Her Out For Not Drinking Her Milk is Found Dead: ReportShe was missing since Oct. 7.



Rachel Maddow Defends Niger Theory After Experts Call It 'Conspiracymongering'

Oct 22 2017 - 7:48pm

Rachel Maddow Defends Niger Theory After Experts Call It 'Conspiracymongering'Rachel Maddow on Friday doubled down on her controversial reporting on the deadly Niger ambush on U.S. troops, in which she linked President Donald Trump’s travel ban with the deaths of four soldiers.



Steve Bannon Attacks Bush for Anti-Trump Speech

Oct 22 2017 - 7:48pm

Steve Bannon Attacks Bush for Anti-Trump SpeechSteve Bannon ripped into former President George W. Bush Friday night, calling Bush’s presidency "destructive" and saying he had "embarrassed himself" with an anti-bigotry speech earlier this week.



Lupita Nyong’o Says Weinstein Pushed Her To Massage Him: 'I Panicked'

Oct 21 2017 - 7:47pm

Lupita Nyong’o Says Weinstein Pushed Her To Massage Him: 'I Panicked'Two weeks after investigative journalists exposed decades of accusations of sexual misconduct against Harvey Weinstein, Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o has come forward with her own allegations against the disgraced producer.



11 Pretzel Hacks That'll Rock Your Whole World

Oct 21 2017 - 7:47pm

11 Pretzel Hacks That'll Rock Your Whole World



New U.S. Budget is a "Hoax" Says GOP's Bob Corker

Oct 21 2017 - 7:47pm

New U.S. Budget is a "Hoax" Says GOP's Bob CorkerTennessee Republican says the 2018 budget is really about pushing through tax reform.



Texas judge postpones execution of 'tourniquet killer'

Oct 21 2017 - 7:47pm

Texas judge postpones execution of 'tourniquet killer'A Texas judge, acting on requests from prosecutors, halted the planned execution on Wednesday of a man known as the "tourniquet killer" for the grisly method used to murder five girls and young women in the Houston area whom he also raped.



Kenya president snubs vote crisis meeting, presses on with campaign

Oct 21 2017 - 7:47pm

Kenya president snubs vote crisis meeting, presses on with campaignKenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta snubbed a crisis meeting called by the top election official for Thursday, saying he would instead spend the time campaigning for next week's presidential vote re-run. The first presidential vote in August, which Kenyatta won by 1.4 million votes, was annulled by the Supreme Court over procedural irregularities. The re-run is set for Oct. 26 but opposition leader Raila Odinga has pulled out, alleging a failure to improve oversight of the election, casting doubt on how the vote will proceed.



'Drunk' driver kills mother-of-six who was on way home from hospital

Oct 21 2017 - 7:47pm

'Drunk' driver kills mother-of-six who was on way home from hospitalA woman was almost three times over the alcohol limit when her car crashed into a mother of six on her way home from visiting her premature newborn twins in hospital, investigators said. Ms Evans was pronounced dead at the scene, the force said in a statement on Facebook. “Katie leaves behind her husband Jacob Evans, her children Spencer (12), Travis (11), Nathaniel (9), Gideon (2) and her premie twin girls Hannah and Sarah,” Ms Evans’ friend Natalie Mortensen wrote on a fundraising page has been set up for the victim’s family.



Catalan leader pressured from all sides

Oct 21 2017 - 7:47pm

Catalan leader pressured from all sidesThe battle between Spain's central government and the separatist leaders of Catalonia escalates day after day, forcing Catalan society to take a stand. Political parties, football clubs, businesses and civic society groups have picked their side -- for or against independence, for or against holding a referendum -- and they are all trying to convince Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont. FC Barcelona, one of the world's most popular football teams whose motto is "more than a club", has long been a symbol of Catalan nationalism.



WHO chief now 'rethinking' Mugabe 'goodwill ambassador' post

Oct 21 2017 - 7:47pm

WHO chief now 'rethinking' Mugabe 'goodwill ambassador' postGENEVA (AP) — After widespread shock and condemnation, the head of the World Health Organization said Saturday he is "rethinking" his appointment of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe as a "goodwill ambassador."



US existing home sales edge up in September

Oct 21 2017 - 7:47pm

US existing home sales edge up in SeptemberSales of existing US homes rose in September compared with August, but remained relatively tepid due to limited housing supply and high prices, the National Association of Realtors said Friday. Last month sales rose 0.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.39 million houses, a surprise since analysts expected a drop to 5.29 million. "Home sales in recent months remain at their lowest level of the year and are unable to break through, despite considerable buyer interest in most parts of the country," said Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist.