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  • Deadly landslide in southwestern China

    Deadly landslide in southwestern ChinaFears grew for 141 people missing in China after a landslide buried their mountain village in southwestern Sichuan province on Saturday, with reports that only three survivors had been pulled out of the mud and rock hours after the calamity struck. The landslide swept over 46 homes as dawn broke at around 6 a.m. in Xinmo village in Maoxian county, a remote mountainous area of north Sichuan close to the region of Tibet, according to the official Xinhua state news agency. President Xi Jinping urged on the rescue effort, but state broadcaster CCTV reported that by midday the only people rescued were a couple and their two-month-old baby.




  • Barack Obama received 'intelligence bombshell' on Russian hacking plans, investigators report

    Barack Obama received 'intelligence bombshell' on Russian hacking plans, investigators reportBarack Obama received an “intelligence bombshell” from the CIA to warn him of a hacking campaign led by Vladimir Putin to help Donald Trump win the US election, it has been reported. The Russian president had given specific instructions on the operation’s objectives to defeat Democratic candidate Hilary Clinton, and help get her opponent elected, the Washington Post revealed in a special report. Citing interviews with current and former senior US officials, the newspaper detailed how the Obama administration allegedly considered retaliating against Putin by releasing intelligence on him, and planting “cyber weapons” in Russia’s infrastructure to destroy its economy.




  • US special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan quits post

    US special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan quits postWashington's special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan stepped down on Friday, just as the United States is preparing to send thousands more troops to the region. A senior State Department official told AFP that acting special representative Laurel Miller left the post without a replacement being named. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Miller is returning to a position at the Rand Corporation and that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has not yet decided what to do with post.




  • 2 in Thunderbirds jet accident in Ohio in good condition

    2 in Thunderbirds jet accident in Ohio in good conditionCINCINNATI (AP) — A Thunderbirds Air Force jet went off a runway and overturned Friday during preparations for an Ohio air show, injuring the pilot and causing a performance to be canceled.




  • Arab states issue ultimatum to Qatar: close Jazeera, curb ties with Iran

    Arab states issue ultimatum to Qatar: close Jazeera, curb ties with IranBy William Maclean, Rania El Gamal and Tom Finn DUBAI/DOHA (Reuters) - Four Arab states that imposed a boycott on Qatar have issued an ultimatum to Doha to close Al Jazeera television, curb ties with Iran, shut a Turkish base and pay reparations, demands so far reaching it would appear to be hard for Doha to comply. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have sent a 13-point list of demands apparently aimed at dismantling their tiny but wealthy neighbor's two-decade-old interventionist foreign policy which has incensed them. A Qatari government spokesman said Doha was reviewing the list of demands and that a formal response would be made by the foreign ministry and delivered to Kuwait, but added that the demands were not reasonable or actionable.




  • Second mistrial declared in killing of black man by ex-Cincinnati cop

    Second mistrial declared in killing of black man by ex-Cincinnati copFor the second time, a mistrial was declared in the murder trial of a white former University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a black motorist during a traffic stop. Officer Ray Tensing shot once, hitting 43-year-old Samuel DuBose in the head after stopping him for a missing front license plate on his car in July 2015, a body camera worn by Tensing showed. A mistrial was declared last November after jurors could not agree on a verdict.




  • Casey Anthony’s Parents Counter Sue Over Family Home Foreclosure

    Casey Anthony’s Parents Counter Sue Over Family Home ForeclosureCaylee Anthony lived with her mother and grandparents at the home at the time of her death in 2008.




  • Trump vs. Medicaid

    Trump vs. MedicaidDespite repeated campaign promises not to cut Medcaid, Trump supports the Senate health care bill, which one GOP senator said cuts health care for "tens of millions."




  • Black off-duty cop shot by colleague while responding to car crash

    Black off-duty cop shot by colleague while responding to car crashA complex situation involving a car crash and three sets of police led to the shooting of a black officer by a white one in St. Louis.




  • Everything We Know About the New Bronco and Ranger

    Everything We Know About the New Bronco and RangerFord promises a new small pickup truck and a return of the legendary Bronco name. Here's what to expect.




  • 24 Sweet and Spooky Halloween Desserts

    24 Sweet and Spooky Halloween Desserts




  • 33 Pasta Salads That Will Kill At Your Next Cookout

    33 Pasta Salads That Will Kill At Your Next Cookout




  • Judge: Another Mistrial in Case Against Former Officer in Deadly Ohio Shooting

    Judge: Another Mistrial in Case Against Former Officer in Deadly Ohio ShootingA mistrial was declared Friday in the retrial of former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing, who was accused of murder and manslaughter in the 2015 shooting death of Samuel DuBose, an unarmed black motorist.




  • LAPD Officer, 31, Arrested for Alleged Sexual Relationship With 15-Year-Old Cadet: Cops

    LAPD Officer, 31, Arrested for Alleged Sexual Relationship With 15-Year-Old Cadet: CopsLAPD Officer Robert Cain was arrested for having an alleged sexual tryst with a 15-year-old female cadet, who was also arrested last week.




  • Crash that killed teenage siblings so horrific emergency responder went into cardiac arrest

    Crash that killed teenage siblings so horrific emergency responder went into cardiac arrestAn emergency response volunteer went into cardiac arrest while helping to remove bodies from the scene of a “horrific” car accident in which two teenage siblings and a 70-year-old man were killed. Eric Neibaur, 15, and his 13-year-old sister Lauren Neibaur died when their pick-up truck collided with Jay Lanningham’s vehicle on a major road in the US state of Idaho. Police said a member of the local search and rescue unit had to be revived with a portable defibrillator after his heart stopped at the scene of the crash, reported the Idaho State Journal.




  • News outlets 'banned from filming' Jared Kushner during visit to Israel

    News outlets 'banned from filming' Jared Kushner during visit to IsraelJournalists were ordered not to photograph Jared Kushner while he is in Israel on a quick visit trying to broker a peace deal for father-in-law Donald Trump. It is unclear at this time who gave the order, but reports indicate that an Associated Press cameraman was prevented from filming Mr Kushner's arrival at the office of Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu. Another cameraman was told to delete the memory card in his camera, which reportedly contained images of Mr Kushner's arrival and from Mr Netanyahu's office.




  • Michelle Carter Spotted First Time In Public After Guilty Verdict

    Michelle Carter Spotted First Time In Public After Guilty VerdictPhotos of the 20-year-old Massachusetts woman, who encouraged her boyfriend to kill himself, were posted by Daily Mail on Thursday.




  • US Navy to hold Japan memorial for sailors killed in crash

    US Navy to hold Japan memorial for sailors killed in crashThe US navy said Friday it will hold a memorial ceremony for seven sailors killed when their destroyer collided with a container ship off Japan's coast last weekend. The service will be held on Tuesday at the naval base in Yokosuka, southwest of Tokyo, where the badly damaged destroyer USS Fitzgerald is based, a navy spokeswoman said. The sailors' relatives, US military officials and some 300 crew members of the guided-missile warship will join the private event, she added, without releasing other details.




  • Female Japan politician resigns after attacking male aide

    Female Japan politician resigns after attacking male aideMayuko Toyota, a 42-year-old Harvard graduate and up-and-coming member of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), can be heard screaming at the unnamed aide, saying he should die as she mocked his thinning hair. "Don't damage my reputation anymore," Toyota screams, apparently in response to a mistake she claims the man had made. Major Japanese media, including public broadcaster NHK, named Toyota as the woman heard on the tape.




  • Pakistan says Indian man admits spying, India dismisses it as farce

    Pakistan says Indian man admits spying, India dismisses it as farceISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - An Indian citizen sentenced to death for spying in Pakistan has admitted espionage and filed a mercy petition with the chief of army staff, the Pakistan military said on Thursday, a statement India dismissed as a farce. Former Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav was arrested last year in Pakistan's southwestern province of Baluchistan, the site of a long-running conflict between the Pakistan military and separatist insurgents.




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Ranking the BET Awards nominees by number of Twitter followers

The 2017 BET Awards will air on Sunday, June 25 at 8:30 p.m., when the country’s top minority musicians, actors, and athletes come together to compete for a chance to be named the best of the best in their respective categories. There’s no way to know for sure who will win, but as a fun exercise and experiment, we decided to examine each nominee’s popularity on social media. Not every potential winner has a Twitter account (folks like Denzel Washington, Mahershala Ali, Daft Punk, and Kehlani do not), but we nevertheless used that as our reference point. Here are the 2017 BET Awards nominees ranked by their number of Twitter followers.