Israel launches U.S.-backed missile shield on Syria frontier, Russia sends en... - 23 Jul 2018 at 6:57am - Israel launched its newest air defense system on Monday on the Syrian frontier, where Damascus's Russian-backed forces have been routing rebels, as Moscow sent envoys for what it called "urgent" talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Trump to Iranian president: ‘Never ever threaten’ U.S. again, or ... - 23 Jul 2018 at 6:55am - President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani exchanged threats Monday amid tensions over the U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear deal.        

Gunman dead after shooting 14, killing one, in Toronto: Canadian police - 23 Jul 2018 at 6:35am - Fourteen people, including a young girl, were shot near downtown Toronto, police in Canada's biggest city said on Sunday, with one person killed and the gunman also dead.

Mortgage, Groupon and card debt: how the bottom half bolsters U.S. economy - 23 Jul 2018 at 6:31am - By almost every measure, the U.S. economy is booming. But a look behind the headlines of roaring job growth and consumer spending reveals how the boom continues in large part by the poorer half of Americans fleecing their savings and piling up debt.

BoJ easing talk sends bond yields up - 23 Jul 2018 at 6:31am - Signs that the Bank of Japan (BoJ) might scale back its monetary stimulus faster than expected sent tremors through bond markets on Monday, while European stocks slipped as threats of further U.S. tariffs on China drained risk appetite.

Trump tells Iran 'never, ever threaten' U.S. or suffer consequences - 23 Jul 2018 at 6:15am - U.S. President Donald Trump told Iran it risked consequences "the like of which few throughout history have suffered before" if the Islamic Republic made more threats against the United States.

Threats of war never help, Germany says after Trump's Iran tweet - 23 Jul 2018 at 6:15am - Threats of war are "never helpful", a spokesman for the German Foreign Ministry said on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump told Iran it risked consequences "the like of which few throughout history have suffered before" if the Islamic Republic made more threats against the United States.

Ban duck boat tours, says former NTSB chairman after fatal Branson sinking - 23 Jul 2018 at 6:07am - Amphibious duck tours like the one that killed 17 people in Branson, Missouri, last week should be banned, the former head of the National Transportation Safety Board said Sunday.        

LDS church shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 injured in Fallon, Nevada - 23 Jul 2018 at 6:05am - Police say it appears John O'Connor, 48, was targeting a specific person in the church.        

Apollo astronauts on moon-landing anniversary - 23 Jul 2018 at 6:04am - The Apollo Celebration Gala at the Kennedy Space Center kicked off a yearlong celebration of the upcoming 50-year anniversary of the first moon landing. Apollo astronauts reflect on their missions in interviews with The Associated Press. (July 23)        

New York nonprofit Cayuga tripled its annual budget by caring for migrant chi... - 23 Jul 2018 at 6:00am - Social service nonprofit Cayuga Centers more than tripled its revenues from 2012 to 2016 through federal contracts that fund the company's services for unaccompanied migrant children. The foster care provider is a major player in the $1 billion annual U.S. industry serving undocumented children.        

Book traces Mike Pence's 'path to power' - 23 Jul 2018 at 6:00am - A new biography of Mike Pence shows the path he took to get to his current position, including his early influences, key mentors, successes and setbacks.        

Suspect in fatal Trader Joe’s standoff allegedly shot grandmother over ... - 23 Jul 2018 at 5:40am - A man who allegedly shot his grandmother and led police on a chase to a Trader Joe's grocery store where a woman was shot and killed has been arrested on suspicion of murder, authorities said Sunday. Gene Evin Atkins, 28, was being held Sunday morning on $2 million bail.        

New Fiat Chrysler boss must deliver Marchionne plan - 23 Jul 2018 at 5:36am - New Fiat Chrysler boss Mike Manley faces the task of executing his predecessor's plan to boost production of SUVs and catch up on electric cars to keep the world's seventh-largest carmaker competitive in the absence of a merger.

Some Ritz Crackers products recalled due to salmonella risk - 23 Jul 2018 at 5:35am - Maker of Ritz crackers issues nationwide recall of some varieties of the product due to potential salmonella risk        

Exclusive: Alleged Russian agent Butina met with U.S. Treasury, Fed officials - 23 Jul 2018 at 5:33am - Maria Butina, accused in the United States of spying for Russia, had wider high-level contacts in Washington than previously known, taking part in 2015 meetings between a visiting Russian official and two senior U.S. officials.

Gunman shoots 14 in Toronto rampage; kills 1 - 23 Jul 2018 at 5:32am - A man shot 14 people, killing one, in a lively Toronto neighborhood before dying after an exchange of gunfire with police late Sunday, police said.        

Mondelez voluntarily recalls some U.S. Ritz cracker products - 23 Jul 2018 at 5:16am - Mondelez Global LLC has voluntarily begun recalling some Ritz Cracker sandwiches and Ritz Bits products over concern that they may include an ingredient tainted with Salmonella.

China says it won't devalue currency to bolster exports - 23 Jul 2018 at 5:12am - China said on Monday the value of its currency is driven by market forces and that it has no intention to devalue the yuan to help exports, after Washington said it was monitoring the currency's weakness amid the escalating bilateral trade row.

Iran says Pompeo's remarks interference in state matters: Tasnim - 23 Jul 2018 at 5:10am - Iran said on Monday U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's speech against Iran's clerical rulers was an interference in its affairs, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported.

Iran will resist Trump's 'psychological warfare;: senior Guards commander to ... - 23 Jul 2018 at 5:10am - Overnight threats by President Donald Trump against Iran amount to "psychological warfare", and Tehran will continue to resist its enemies, a senior commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards was quoted as saying on Monday.

Trump's rude he-man act is catnip to his fans. They don't care that... - 23 Jul 2018 at 3:15am - Donald Trump betrayed the U.S. in Helsinki, but his party and fans don't care. What's so studly about standing up to friends and buttering up bullies?        

Deadly Missouri duck boat to be raised, most survivors leave hospital - 23 Jul 2018 at 2:30am - The duck boat that sank in a Missouri lake last week, killing 17 people, was set to be raised on Monday and taken to a secure facility as part of a federal investigation into one of deadliest U.S. tourist accidents for years.

Branson duck boat salvage, Ferguson Fire, deportations: 5 things you need to ... - 23 Jul 2018 at 2:30am - A boat recovery in Branson, forest fires near national parks, a deportation deadline and more things to know Monday.        

Mexican leftist appeals to 'anti-establishment' Trump, seeks NAFTA deal - 23 Jul 2018 at 1:36am - Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador sent U.S. President Donald Trump a letter urging a swift end to NAFTA negotiations and suggesting the leaders could work well together due to their shared anti-establishment style, Mexican officials said on Sunday.

Tom Cruise's ankle, Henry Cavill's 'stache are the talk of &ap... - 23 Jul 2018 at 12:53am - Looking for classified information about Sunday night's "Mission: Impossible – Fallout" premiere in Washington with Tom Cruise and Henry Cavill? You've come to the right place.        

Johnny Manziel traded by CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats to Montreal Alouettes - 22 Jul 2018 at 10:04pm - Johnny Manziel was traded to the Montreal Alouettes of the CFL, where he will be reunited with former Texas A&M coach Mike Sherman.        

'Supergirl' welcomes transgender superhero played by trans activist... - 22 Jul 2018 at 9:05pm - At Comic-Con, the DC Comics show on The CW announced that Nicole Maines would join the show in Season 4 as the transgender superhero called Dreamer.        

Branson duck boat salvage to begin Monday at Table Rock Lake, Coast Guard says - 22 Jul 2018 at 9:01pm - The Coast Guard on Sunday said that salvage operations for the duck boat are tentatively scheduled for 9 a.m. Monday morning.        

Syrian 'White Helmets' flee to Jordan with Israeli, Western help - 22 Jul 2018 at 8:50pm - Hundreds of Syrian "White Helmet" rescue workers and their families fled advancing government forces and slipped over the border into Jordan overnight with the help of Israeli soldiers and Western powers, officials said.