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Texas judge clears way for removal of Jefferson Davis statue

Texas judge clears way for removal of Jefferson Davis statue

AUSTIN, Texas - A judge on Thursday cleared the way for the University of Texas to move a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis away from the main area of campus, despite objections from a Southern heritage group that called uprooting the monument a cultural atrocity and compared it to the Islamic State destroying ancient artifacts in the Middle East.

   01:57 GMT
Trump proposals risk deepening GOP rift on immigration

Trump proposals risk deepening GOP rift on immigration

WASHINGTON - Donald Trump has exposed anew the deep rift inside the Republican Party on immigration, a break between its past and the country's future the party itself has said it must bridge if the GOP ever hopes to win back the White House.

   00:34 GMT
Parole recommended for Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis

Parole recommended for Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - After 43 years in prison and 30 parole hearings, parole officials on Thursday again decided it is safe to free Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis.

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Mexico foreign minister takes new post, may augur presidency bid

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Thursday shifted Foreign Minister Jose Antonio Meade into a key ministry in a cabinet reshuffle that could provide Meade with a platform to mount a presidential bid in 2018.

   01:59 GMT
Scotland in search of Italy revenge

Scotland in search of Italy revenge

Scotland will be seeking to overturn their dramatic last-minute Six Nations defeat at home to Italy and restore morale at Murrayfield when they face the Azzurri in their penultimate World Cup warm-up match on Saturday.

   01:58 GMT
Greenwood urges Burgess calm as Crowe backs his 'gladiator'

Greenwood urges Burgess calm as Crowe backs his 'gladiator'

Will Greenwood has told England fans not to get worked up over the inclusion of fourth choice centre Sam Burgess in England's World Cup squad -- even though acting star Russell Crowe believes his selection is proof of the tournament hosts' desire to lift the Webb Ellis trophy.

   01:38 GMT

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 Shark attack survivors to beachgoers: Keep calm and swim on

Shark attack survivors to beachgoers: Keep calm and swim on

Emergency responders assist a teenage girl at the scene of a shark attack in Oak Island, N.C., Sunday, June 14, 2015. Mayor Betty Wallace of Oak Island, a seaside town bordered to the south by the Atlantic Ocean, said that hours after the teenage girl suffered severe injuries in a shark attack Sunday a teenage boy was also severely injured.

   01:33 GMT
 Erika strengthens as heavy rain triggers fatal mudslides

Erika strengthens as heavy rain triggers fatal mudslides

A river overflows, affecting some homes along its banks, due to Tropical Storm Erika in Roseau, Dominica, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Streets across Dominica turned into fast-flowing rivers that swept up cars as the storm pummeled the eastern Caribbean island.

   01:12 GMT

Manson Family killer granted parole for fourth time, but release not assured

Bruce Davis, an associate of 1960s mass murderer Charles Manson, was granted parole on Thursday for the fourth time, although previous such decisions have all been reversed.

   00:18 GMT

  Business >>

Two men hospitalized after jumping into canal at Venetian in Las Vegas

Reuters - Two men jumped into a canal at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas and, because they could not swim, had to be rescued and hospitalized, a spokesman for the hotel said on Thursday.

   23:41 GMT
Animal Rights Group Reveals Cruelty Behind McNuggets-and McDonald's Responds Fast

Animal Rights Group Reveals Cruelty Behind McNuggets-and McDonald's Responds Fast

Even by the lightning-fast standards of social media and viral videos, it was enough to make your head spin: No sooner had the activist group Mercy for Animals released a sickening undercover video showing abhorrent treatment of chickens at a Tennessee factory farm that supplies poultry for McDonald-s Chicken McNuggets than both McDonald-s and Tyson Foods, which makes the famed nuggets for the fast-food giant, announced they had severed ties with the offender.

   22:56 GMT
Exclusive: David Letterman struggling with love of racing

Exclusive: David Letterman struggling with love of racing

SONOMA, Calif. - This kind of list makes David Letterman sick to his stomach and question his love of auto racing.

   19:33 GMT

  Technology >>

 A supermoon will appear this Saturday

A supermoon will appear this Saturday

FullMoon2010

   01:55 GMT
 Everything we know so far about the new Apple TV
 Apple Sends Out Invitations For Sept. 9 Event

Apple Sends Out Invitations For Sept. 9 Event

Apple Sends Out Invitations For Sept. 9 Event

   21:46 GMT

  Entertainment >>

Carrie Underwood Works Out With Adorable 5-Month Old Son Isaiah

Carrie Underwood Works Out With Adorable 5-Month Old Son Isaiah

Carrie Underwood isn-t letting 5-month-old son Isaiah keep her from her workout routine! The country star and new mom showed off her active lifestyle on Instagram on Thursday with a pic of her getting a workout in while taking baby Isaiah for a walk.

   02:03 GMT
Ben Affleck Takes His Daughters to See Taylor Swift Because He Is an Awesome Dad

Ben Affleck Takes His Daughters to See Taylor Swift Because He Is an Awesome Dad

Aww, daddy daughter night! Ben Affleck took his two daughters, Violet, 9, and Seraphina, 6, to Taylor Swift's Los Angeles concert on Wedesday night, and fans have been posting pictures with the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice star to Instagram.

   01:23 GMT
Rob Kardashian Blames Milkshakes for Weight Gain: Started Right Here

Rob Kardashian Blames Milkshakes for Weight Gain: Started Right Here

Rob Kardashian posted a throwback photo of himself on Thursday, Aug. 27, blaming milkshakes for his weight gain - see the photo

   00:21 GMT

  Sports >>

Duron Carter trying to show he can catch on in NFL

Duron Carter has that NFL look.

   01:44 GMT
Former powerhouse Braves struggling to finish a lost season

Former powerhouse Braves struggling to finish a lost season

Not after the Atlanta Braves traded away just about anyone with a major league pulse.

   01:24 GMT
Shaq and Kobe say they regret their past actions. Some of them, at least.

Shaq and Kobe say they regret their past actions. Some of them, at least.

Shaquille O'Neal brought Kobe Bryant on his new podcast to talk up the ways they went wrong. Kind of.

   00:42 GMT

  Science >>

Apollo astronaut Buzz Aldrin joins Florida university

Apollo astronaut Buzz Aldrin joins Florida university

Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin, one of the first Americans to land on the moon, will spearhead a new research institute in Florida aimed at paving a path toward Mars exploration and settlement, officials said on Thursday.

   00:43 GMT

Still Breaking Bad: Meth Lab Injuries on the Rise, CDC Reports

Meth lab injuries are on the rise in some parts of the U.S, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC.

   23:23 GMT
Elon Musk-s Hyperloop Dream Becoming Reality

Elon Musk-s Hyperloop Dream Becoming Reality

Can Elon Musk do no wrong? Can he ever fail? Is he human? Or is he a Bond villain, just biding his time, while he strokes a white cat from a swivel chair? Seriously, whatever that man comes up with, or touches instantly turns the world on its head.

   23:01 GMT

  Health >>

High blood pressure in pregnancy tied to family risk

High blood pressure in pregnancy tied to family risk

For women with pregnancy-related high blood pressure, the higher risk of hypertension that follows them through life may be due not just to the episode in pregnancy but also to family risk factors, researchers say.

   01:46 GMT

Elderly Utah resident dies from plague: health officials

Reuters - An elderly Utah resident died from the plague earlier this month, state health officials said on Thursday, the first person in Utah to have been diagnosed with the disease since 2009.

   01:05 GMT

Ill Compton out of Barclays, ends season

Erik Compton ended his season Thursday when he withdrew from The Barclays after eighth hole with a respiratory infection.

   23:24 GMT

  Politics >>

 Clinton likens GOP's views on women to those of terrorists

Clinton likens GOP's views on women to those of terrorists

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks on the campus of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, during a 'Commit to Vote' grassroots organizing meeting.

   20:49 GMT
 Trump: 'I swear' my hair is not a toupee

Trump: 'I swear' my hair is not a toupee

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump supporter Mary Margaret Bannister checks to see if his hair is real during his speech at the TD Convention Center, Thursday, Aug, 27, 2015, in Greenville, S.C. Trump says his trademark hairdo is for real. He told 1,800 people in South Carolina Thursday: "It's my hair ... I swear."

   19:06 GMT
 Trump's lean campaign structure breaks the mold

Trump's lean campaign structure breaks the mold

FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2015 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speak in Dubuque, Iowa. Not only is Trump an unconventional candidate, he's got a campaign operation that turns the conventional wisdom of electoral politics on its head.

   18:26 GMT



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