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November 22, 2017 5:41 PM U.S. Calls Myanmar’s Actions Against Rohingya Ethnic Cleansing

Declaration sets the stage for Washington to impose economic sanctions The U.S. on Wednesday declared Myanmar’s military campaign against its Muslim minority “ethnic cleansing,” setting the stage for tougher action against the country that has carried out “horrendous atrocities” that led to an exodus of people fleeing the violence. Secretary of State 15

November 22, 2017 1:51 PM Donald Trump Calls LaVar Ball a 'Poor Man's Don King without the Hair'

Donald Trump is CONTINUING his war with LaVar Ball -- this time ripping him as the "poor man's version of Don King, but without the hair." Trump is clearly still pissed over LaVar's CNN interview -- in which Ball refused to thank POTUS for helping get his son LiAngelo Ball and 2 other UCLA teammates out of China after they shoplifted. "It wasn’t the White 19

November 22, 2017 6:47 AM Pledge deaths at US colleges fuel reviews of Greek life

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The deaths of at least four fraternity pledges this year have helped fuel a re-examination of Greek life at U.S. colleges. More and more schools are hitting pause on the organizations as they grapple with how to prevent hazing, alcohol misuse and other misconduct. The move comes after pledges died at Florida State, Texas State, Penn State 19

November 22, 2017 12:45 AM Conditions Worsen in Rebel-Held Damascus Suburb Under Siege

Dozens of people have been killed in airstrikes since a regime offensive began a week ago Dozens of people have been killed in airstrikes on the besieged, rebel-held Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta since the Syrian regime launched a new offensive a week ago, and others are dying from malnutrition and lack of medicine, according to doctors and emergency 18

November 22, 2017 12:02 AM Head of Disney’s Pixar Studios to Take Leave After Apologizing

John Lasseter says he is sorry for making some Pixar personnel ‘disrespected or uncomfortable’ John Lasseter is taking a six-month leave of absence from the senior creative post at Walt Disney Co.’s animation operations, he told staff Tuesday in an email that cited unspecified “missteps” on his part, including making some personnel feel “disrespected 18

November 21, 2017 6:31 PM Cam Newton Posts 2008 Mug Shot, 'Learn From This Story'

Cam Newton says he thought his life and his career were OVER when he was arrested for stealing a student's laptop computer in 2008 ... but now he wants people to learn from his mistakes. It was this exact date in 2008 that Newton was busted at the University of Florida (when he was Tim Tebow's backup). He was charged with felony counts of burglary, larceny 17

November 21, 2017 5:00 PM Bombing in contested Iraqi town kills at least 32 people

A suicide bomber detonated a pickup truck loaded with explosives outside a market, killing at least 32 people in a town claimed by both the Iraqi government and the Kurdish region. Iraqi police and hospital officials said the powerful explosion Tuesday evening in Tuz Khormato wounded at least 75 people. At least six members of Iraq's security forces 18

November 21, 2017 4:45 PM Despite Pelosi's opposition, Steyer taking impeachment campaign to Times Square

Billionaire Tom Steyer, right, launched a $20 million campaign urging lawmakers to impeach President Trump, left. (AP) Left-wing billionaire Tom Steyer is taking his campaign to impeach President Donald Trump to Times Square, announcing Monday he will be putting up "large billboards" in the heart of Manhattan. Steyer's has put $20 million into his campaign 24

November 21, 2017 2:35 PM 6 killed in Northern Illinois house fire, sheriff says

A county sheriff says six people have died in a house fire in rural northern Illinois. The Ogle County Sheriff's Department says police received a 911 call just after midnight Tuesday reporting smoke in the basement of a home outside Dixon. Sheriff's officials say firefighters arrived to discover a "fully engulfed" residential structure fire. Authorities 17

November 21, 2017 2:34 PM China suspends approval of new internet micro loan firms: sources

BEIJING (Reuters) - A top-level Chinese government body on Tuesday issued an urgent notice to provincial governments urging them to suspend regulatory approval for new internet micro loan companies, sources who had seen the notice told Reuters. The body, tasked by the central government in Beijing to rein in risks in the growing online finance sector 18