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Trump was warned in Iraq that ISIS was not defeated in Syria

Trump was warned in Iraq that ISIS was not defeated in Syria

Military commanders warned President Donald Trump on December 26 during his surprise visit to Iraq that — despite his claims to the contrary — ISIS was not entirely defeated in Syria. People familiar with the President’s reaction said the conversation was eye-opening for a leader who days earlier claimed the terror group was defeated “badly”…MORE

Rihanna files suit against her dad

Rihanna files suit against her dad

Rihanna claims her father and his business partner fraudulently used her name to make money and she’s suing them over it. The singer alleges that her father, Ronald Fenty, and his partner, Moses Perkins, falsely represented their company’s affiliation with her. “Although Mr. Fenty is Rihanna’s father, he does not have, and never has had,…MORE

19-year-old man stabbed to death during fight outside liquor store

19-year-old man stabbed to death during fight outside liquor store

A 19-year-old man was stabbed to death during a fight in an Escondido neighborhood Tuesday. Escondido police officers were called to the area of Washington Avenue and Ash Street, near Lena’s Liquor, at around 7:20 p.m. to respond to a report of two men fighting. When officers arrived, they found Alfredo Manzano with a stab…MORE

Alfred Newman, one of the last remaining Navajo Code Talkers, dies at 94

Alfred Newman, one of the last remaining Navajo Code Talkers, dies at 94

One of the last remaining members of the Navajo Code Talkers, who used their difficult-to-learn language to form an indecipherable code that helped the US win World War II, has died. Alfred K. Newman died Sunday in New Mexico, the Marine Corps said. He was 94. Newman served during WWII with the 1st Battalion, 21st…MORE

These 7 House Democrats met with Trump about the shutdown

These 7 House Democrats met with Trump about the shutdown

A day after congressional Democrats declined to meet with President Donald Trump over ending the government shutdown, at least seven House Democrats attended a White House meeting Wednesday aimed at reopening the government that has been partially closed for more than three weeks. Democratic Reps. Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey, Thomas Suozzi of New York,…MORE

Woman, 96, rescued from car seconds before train hits

Woman, 96, rescued from car seconds before train hits

A Metra train crashed into a car on the tracks in Lombard just seconds after the elderly driver was rescued by two good Samaritans and a police officer. At about 8:30 p.m. Monday, the driver — 96-year-old Antoinette Lazzara — was stuck on the tracks at the railroad crossing at Grace and St. Charles Road.…MORE

Prosecutors say man stabbed woman in wheelchair 116 times

Prosecutors say man stabbed woman in wheelchair 116 times

A South Milwaukee man has been charged in the brutal stabbing of a woman found covered in blood in a wheelchair. Kehinde Afolayan, 31, faces one count of first degree intentional homicide, use of a dangerous weapon. The fatal stabbing happened on Friday, Jan. 11 near 5th Avenue and Clark Avenue in South Milwaukee. According…MORE

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Sorry, Trump. Netflix is creating its own ‘Space Force’

Sorry, Trump. Netflix is creating its own ‘Space Force’

Out-of-this-world news for fans of “The Office,” outer space and subtle jabs at President Donald Trump: Steve Carell is set to star in a TV series called “Space Force” for Netflix. The show will be a workplace comedy “centered around the people tasked with creating a sixth branch of the armed services,” according to the…

Rihanna files suit against her dad

Rihanna files suit against her dad

Rihanna claims her father and his business partner fraudulently used her name to make money and she’s suing them over it. The singer alleges that her father, Ronald Fenty, and his partner, Moses Perkins, falsely represented their company’s affiliation with her. “Although Mr. Fenty is Rihanna’s father, he does not have, and never has had,…

Harvey Weinstein’s criminal defense attorney to quit case

Harvey Weinstein’s criminal defense attorney to quit case

Harvey Weinstein’s defense attorney Benjamin Brafman plans to withdraw from representing the former producer in his criminal case, according to a source familiar with the situation. The source would not provide further details Wednesday. When contacted by CNN, Brafman said he had no comment. Weinstein is accused of raping a woman in a New York…

Macaulay Culkin explains his friendship with Michael Jackson

Macaulay Culkin explains his friendship with Michael Jackson

Macaulay Culkin understands the curiosity about his friendship with Michael Jackson, but he insists it was pretty normal. On an episode of the “Inside of You With Michael Rosenbaum” podcast released Tuesday, Culkin talked about how the “King of Pop” took him under his wing when the actor was a child star. He said Jackson…