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August 30, 2018 7:45 PM Giant balloon mocking Mayor Sadiq Khan to fly over London

Londoners opposed to Mayor Sadiq Khan have raised funds and secured permission to fly a giant inflatable balloon of the mayor — clad in a yellow bikini — over Parliament Square as part of a campaign to “Make London Safe Again.” Organizers, inspired by the “Baby Trump” balloon that flew over London during President Trump’s visit to the U.K., accuse Khan of allowing 87

August 29, 2018 10:39 PM Florida Governor’s Race: ‘Two Polar Opposites’ in the Trump Era

Election in swing state will be a major test of the Democratic and Republican party bases MIAMI—Florida’s race for governor will offer the first major test of the Democratic and Republican party bases, both of which are being transformed in the Trump era. Republican Ron DeSantis, a three-term congressman from northeast Florida, campaigned as an unabashed 76

August 29, 2018 4:30 PM Polar bear attack leaves hunter dead, two others injured in Canada

A polar bear attack left a hunter dead and two others injured near Naujaat, Nunavut in Canada, officials said. (iStock) A man was killed and two others were injured after a polar bear attacked the trio of hunters, officials said Tuesday. Solomon Malliki, the mayor of Naujaat, Nunavut, located in northern Canada, said the polar bear was shot and killed 178

August 28, 2018 9:21 PM Likely Lula replacement denies corruption charges in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO – The man in line to replace jailed presidential candidate Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as the Brazilian Workers' Party standard-bearer on Tuesday denied accusations of corruption. Prosecutors accuse Fernando Haddad of receiving indirect payments to his 2012 campaign for Sao Paulo mayor. Construction company UTC Engenharia got preferential 104

August 25, 2018 4:01 AM Once-powerful Hawaii hurricane downgraded to tropical storm

HONOLULU – A powerful hurricane that threatened Hawaii for a week is weakening and is now a tropical storm. But meteorologists are warning heavy rains could still wallop the islands with flash flooding and landslides. Lane dumped nearly 3 feet of rain on parts of the Big Island of Hawaii over the past two days, forcing residents to flee their flooded 63

August 24, 2018 8:23 PM Kimberly Guilfoyle Chooses Which Party Has the Best Dinner Parties

Kimberly Guilfoyle was once married to a major Democratic politician and now she's hooked up with a Trump ... so which party is more entertaining at a party? We got the former FOX News anchor -- and Donald Trump Jr.'s gf -- in NYC Friday ... and it was all table talk. You may remember, she was once married to then-San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, who's 147

August 24, 2018 2:25 PM San Francisco's 'Poop Patrollers' cleaning up

San Francisco's mayor has created a new program called 'Poop Patrol' to clean up the human waste from the infested sidewalks. San Francisco has assigned six city workers to a new "Poop Patrol" to rid targeted sidewalks of human waste -- but it turns out the pay is far from crappy. "Poop patrollers" earn $71,760 a year, which swells to a value of $184,678 with mandated 53

August 23, 2018 9:35 PM Chicago’s New Idea to Fix Its Pension Deficit: Take On More Debt

Proposed $10 billion bond would be biggest pension obligation bond ever issued by a U.S. city Chicago tried to lower its pension deficit with budget cuts, benefit reductions and tax increases. Now the third-largest U.S. city is considering a controversial new fix: more debt. Finance Chief Carole Brown said she would decide in the next week whether to endorse 68

August 23, 2018 9:53 AM Gunmen attack checkpoint in western Libya, killing four

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - At least four people were killed in a gun attack by suspected militants on a checkpoint east of the Libyan capital Tripoli on Thursday, a local official and a resident said. The attack took place between the towns of Zliten and Khoms on the coastal road leading from Tripoli to the port city of Misrata, Zliten mayor Miftah Hamadi said. Islamic 38

August 17, 2018 5:45 PM Donald Trump Says He Canceled Military Parade Because of the 'Ridiculously High' Cost

President Donald Trump announced that he decided to cancel an upcoming military parade in Washington, D.C. because it was going to be too expensive. Sharing the news on Friday morning, Trump wrote on Twitter that he had decided to cancel the event because “the local politicians who run Washington, D.C. (poorly) know a windfall when they see it.” “When asked 81