• Photos of the day – March 25, 2017 March 25, 2017

    Photos of the day - March 25, 2017A woman dressed as “Europa” performs during a rally in Berlin marking the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome; a woman, pushed to the ground by police, tries to defends herself as the police detain an activist during an opposition rally in Minsk, Belarus; Pope Francis waves to the faithful from the Popemobile in Milan, Italy, as Cardinal Angelo Scola, the archbishop of Milan, looks on, after the Angelus in Duomo Square. These are some of the photos of the day. (AP/EPA/Getty/Reuters)


  • Trump disappointed House conservatives blocked healthcare bill March 25, 2017

    Trump disappointed House conservatives blocked healthcare billBy Steve Holland and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Friday that he was disappointed that a conservative faction in the House of Representatives blocked his healthcare legislation and said “we learned a lot about loyalty” from the effort. Speaking in the Oval Office after a stunning political setback, Trump said the healthcare effort was a victim of stalwart Democratic opposition and any future healthcare legislation would likely need Democratic support. Asked if he felt betrayed by the Freedom Caucus, Trump said he did not.


  • Double-amputee Marine vet joins New York police department March 25, 2017

    Double-amputee Marine vet joins New York police departmentBRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — The wounded warrior is now a cop — and he’ll be walking the beat on titanium legs.


  • Corroded South Korean ferry loaded onto transport vessel March 25, 2017

    Corroded South Korean ferry loaded onto transport vesselSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Salvage crews towed a corroded 6,800-ton South Korean ferry and loaded it onto a semi-submersible transport vessel Saturday, completing what was seen as the most difficult part of the massive effort to bring the ship back to shore.


  • Noura Jackson adjusts to life outside after being in prison for mom's murder: Part 6 March 25, 2017

    Noura Jackson adjusts to life outside after being in prison for mom's murder: Part 6Noura Jackson earned her GED while incarcerated and is now applying to colleges.


  • This is the secret to unclogging sinks and drains anywhere in your house March 25, 2017

    This is the secret to unclogging sinks and drains anywhere in your house

    Okay, first things first: there is no miracle product that instantly clears any and every clogged drain. If it sounds too good to be true, it is. Do you really think you pour some liquid down the drain in your sink and miraculously clear a fist-sized ball of hair in a matter of minutes? Newsflash… there’s not. If you have a very bad clog, you need to snake your drain. It’s the only way to handle it. To clear normal clogs and gross odors that happen during the course of normal wear and tear though, these is a secret to unclogging drains and keeping things smelling fresh: Sani Sticks.

    Drop one of these sticks down your drain to take care of average clogs and embarrassing odors in a matter of hours. Then, drop a new stick down each drain once every month to prevent clogs and odors in the future. Each stick includes enzymes and other ingredients found in a septic tank to break down waste and keep things clear. $17 gets you a pack of 48 Sani Sticks, and it’ll be the best $17 you’ve ever spent.

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    • Keep your drains clean and odor-free, all year long with Sani Sticks as part of your cleaning supplies


  • Tillerson to meet allies as NATO races to save talks March 25, 2017

    Tillerson to meet allies as NATO races to save talksUS Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet with NATO members next week in Brussels, officials said Friday, as alliance diplomats worked to nail down the date. “We are currently planning to hold the meeting of NATO foreign ministers on 31 March. Consultations on scheduling among Allies are ongoing,” a NATO official in Brussels said.


  • Victim's husband appeals for calm after Wisconsin shooting March 25, 2017

    Victim's husband appeals for calm after Wisconsin shootingMADISON, Wis. (AP) — The husband of one of four people killed in a string of shootings by a suspect who is Hmong urged community members not to “get caught up in colors” in reacting to the attack.


  • Kentucky lawyer pleads guilty in massive disability scheme March 24, 2017

    Kentucky lawyer pleads guilty in massive disability schemeLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A flamboyant Kentucky lawyer who billed himself as “Mr. Social Security” pleaded guilty Friday for his role in what prosecutors portrayed as a long-running scheme to defraud the government of nearly $600 million in federal disability payments.


  • Arkansas inmates make longshot bid to avoid double execution March 24, 2017

    Arkansas inmates make longshot bid to avoid double executionVARNER, Ark. (AP) — Two Arkansas inmates scheduled for back-to-back lethal injections next month asked the parole board Friday to spare their lives, a longshot bid as the state prepares for an unprecedented four nights of double executions over a 10-day period.