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Meet Martha, the world's ugliest dog

The dog's owner, Shirley Zindler , rescued the big girl, who went almost blind from neglect, from a California rescue group. Shirley Zindler of Sebastop...


NASA's infrared and radar eyes in space cast on Tropical Storm Cindy

Some threats could be lurking in the flood waters, Alabama state officials warned: Floating colonies of fire ants could form in the gushing surge of water, th...


British gov't says 27 tower blocks fail fire safety checks

Around 600 residential blocks are in the process of being checked for combustible materials. Camden Council plans to remove external cladding on towers in Cha...


Huge, homely mastiff named Martha wins world's ugliest dog

Some of the dogs had bad hair, others had no teeth and their tongues were hanging out for all to see. With an air of languid confidence Martha pawed her way...


No Bay, No How: Michael Bay Wants Transformers To Go R-Rated

You can hardly blame Michael Bay for continuing to work with the franchise, for it allows him to do what he does best and paint of the biggest canvas imaginab...


North Korea preparing for another nuclear weapons test

Pyongyang tested a new rocket engine that can be installed on an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), Fox News reported on Thursday, citing unnamed U.S....


Helmut Kohl, German reunifier, dies

President Gerald R. Ford. "The maker of a united Germany and Franco-German friendship: with Helmut Kohl , we lose a great European", tweeted French Preside...


Corbyn Overtakes May in UK PM Polls

Corbyn is ahead of the PM as 35 per cent voted for him and 34 per cent voted for May, nearly a third of people were not sure. When asked who make the best pri...


Bellator NYC: Double Knockdown Leads to Mitrione KO'ing Fedor

The fight was done in the first round to possibly end Emelianenko's MMA career. Mitrione moved to 3-0 in the Bellator MMA heavyweight division, as he disposed...


Four Conservative Republicans Balking at GOP Health Plan

The Senate bill includes drastic federal funding cuts to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) expansion of Medicaid to low-income adults. "It's going to be a good ...


Bill Cosby to hold town halls on sex assault

Ebonee Benson , who has acted as a spokesperson for Cosby's wife, Camille , also appeared on the program and said part of the idea for the town halls is to...


Otto Warmbier's family hid his Jewishness to aid negotiations with North Korea

Although China has expressed frustration about North Korea's nuclear ambitions and has supported UN Security Council sanctions on its traditional ally, "the two...


Blac Chyna Rear-Ended By Apparent Drunk Driver

Thankfully, however, Blac Chyna was not hurt in the accident. Judging by the photos available of the crash scene, it appears the other driver's auto ended up ...


Camille Cosby on Mistrial: 'Truth Can Be Subdued, But Not Destroyed'

District Attorney Kevin Steele vowed to try the 79-year-old Cosby a second time, saying accuser Andrea Constand supported the decision. In late 2014, dozens o...


South Korea tests missile with warning to North

South Korea's military said Friday it is confirming whether North Korea conducted another rocket engine test on Wednesday, following a report from Fox News ...


'Toy Story' Writer Debunks Highly Effed-Up Theory About Andy's Dad

It seems as if longtime fans and critics of Toy Story have not been given the answers to questions about Andy's dad after all. Other fan theories in...


Vox Writer: Special Elections Results Mean 'Republicans Are in Trouble'

But it was demoralizing for Democrats , who also lost a special election in neighboring SC. "We will take the many lessons learned from Georgia's 6th Dis...


Congratulations, Beyoncé + Jay Z: The Twins Have Arrived

And while the world is beyond happy for the healthy arrival of the Carter twins, some of the Beyhive are annoyed about how they found out the news. Although...


Huge, homely mastiff Martha wins world's ugliest dog title

In a competition annually dominated by the old, the tiny, and the hairless, the 3-year-old, 125-pound Neapolitan Mastiff used her lollygagging youth to win the ...


Spokesman: Cosby plans tour to educate youth on misbehavior

She added: "Neither of which I will be attending". A town hall will be held in Birmingham in July, Wyatt said. A juror in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial s...


Another bout of rain engulfs much of Texas on heels of Cindy

He said it appeared one person has been injured but he had no details. The governors of Louisiana and Alabama both declared statewide states of emergency ah...


Montano competes again while pregnant

Montano, whose child is due in November, seemed to cherish the occasion as she was pictured finishing the race at the Hornet Stadium with a huge grin on her fac...


GOP Senators Oppose Health Bill - Enough To Sink It

It also required all Americans to purchase coverage or pay a penalty, a way to push healthy people into the marketplace. Fixing the bill to save Medicaid's ex...


Brexit bills dominate United Kingdom govt agenda

A planned state visit by U.S. President Donald Trump to Britain will go ahead although no date for the trip has been fixed, British Foreign Secretary Boris J...


Marisa Tomei talks "Spider-Man: Homecoming", looks back at "My Cousin Vinny"

Speaking with JoBlo , Feige cleared up some of the confusion and re-confirmed that it was only Spider-Man who was a part of the MCU. To Layden's credit, hi...


Portman Has 'Real Concerns' About Medicaid Cuts, May Still Vote For Bill

House GOP bill: No additional money for the opioid epidemic. Several dozen protesters have been arrested after they gathered and chanted outside Senate M...


Daniel Day-Lewis retires from acting

The 60-year-old has played a wide variety of roles throughout his career. His final film, Phantom Thread , released this Christmas, is set in London's fashio...


Palestinian militant factions deny Islamic State claim of Jerusalem shooting incident

The killing was "a natural response to the crimes of the occupier", he said, echoing the language used by Hamas after other recent attacks in Israel . The thre...


Royal Ascot opening day

Stephanie Del Valle the current Miss World poses for photographers as she arrives for the first day of the Royal Ascot horse race meeting in Ascot, England , T...


Amid criminal case, Cosby fighting lawsuits by 10 women

And here is Cosby's defense: That drugging women used to be " fashionable ". He says they were lovers and their encounter was consensual. Hours before retirin...


Lena Dunham and other celebrities react to Cosby mistrial

The jurors, who spent 53 hours debating whether Cosby was guilty or innocent, told Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas Judge Steven O'Neill they could not...


Five GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written

His home state has taken advantage of federal funds to expand its Medicaid rolls: As of March, more than 630,000 Nevadans had enrolled for Medicaid covera...


IS militants occupy school in Philippines

However, Mr Padilla also said the military was investigating whether five civilians were still being held by the militants. The Philippines military said Isla...


Americans are more likely to believe James Comey over Trump

Trump said, saying "we are just getting started" on major changes to the VA, one of his central campaign promises in 2016. The president said Comey "did admit...


Best Performances From The 2017 Tony Awards

Michael Aronov was a surprise victor for his lively featured actor performance as an Israeli negotiator in " Oslo ", J.T. Rogers' behind-the-scenes look at the ...