Soldier's mom trolls him dressed as T-Rex - 19 Jan 2019 at 4:01am - This soldier's mom couldn’t care less if her son is embarrassed. He's going to get this short-armed hug!        

Mexican pipeline blast during fuel raid kills at least 21 - 19 Jan 2019 at 3:54am - At least 21 people were killed and 71 were injured on Friday when a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico as dozens of people tried to fill up containers, state and federal authorities said.

Mexico vows fuel theft crackdown after deadly pipeline blast - 19 Jan 2019 at 3:52am - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pledged to step up efforts to stamp out fuel theft on Saturday after an explosion at a pipeline killed at least 21 people and injured dozens more.

Senator Graham says U.S.-Saudi cannot move on until prince is 'dealt with' - 19 Jan 2019 at 3:51am - Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Saturday the relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia cannot move forward until Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is "dealt with", without being more specific.

Senator Graham hopes Trump will slow U.S. Syria withdrawal - 19 Jan 2019 at 3:24am - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Saturday he hoped President Donald Trump would slow the U.S. withdrawal from Syria until Islamic State is destroyed.

Serena Williams routs Dayana Yastremska in third round at Australian Open - 19 Jan 2019 at 2:53am - Serena Williams offers Dayana Yastremska praise after a precise 6-2, 6-1 tennis lesson in all of 67 minutes in Australian Open third round.        

Serena consoles Ukrainian teen after sailing into last 16 - 19 Jan 2019 at 2:52am - Serena Williams powered into the fourth round of the Australian Open on Saturday with a 6-2 6-1 demolition of Dayana Yastremska then consoled the Ukrainian teenager after leaving her in tears.

Opinion: DeMarcus Cousins' impressive debut with Warriors has rest of NB... - 19 Jan 2019 at 2:27am - DeMarcus Cousins scored 14 points - hitting three 3-pointers - in 15 minutes before fouling out of his season debut as the Warriors beat the Clippers.        

U.S. special counsel disputes report Trump told lawyer to lie - 19 Jan 2019 at 2:27am - Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office on Friday disputed key elements of a media report that President Donald Trump directed his former lawyer to lie to Congress about a Moscow real estate deal, raising questions about a story that has dominated U.S. news coverage for the past 24 hours.

Ex-Chicago policeman sentenced to nearly seven years in black teen's death - 19 Jan 2019 at 1:49am - White former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced on Friday to nearly seven years in prison for shooting black teen Laquan McDonald to death in 2014 in a landmark case that highlighted racial tensions in America's third-biggest city.

U.S.-born Iranian TV anchor's arrest confirmed by U.S. court - 19 Jan 2019 at 1:39am - An American-born Iranian television anchor has been arrested as a material witness in an undisclosed U.S. federal investigation, according to a federal court order granted on Friday.

Afghan Taliban reject talks with U.S. in Pakistan - 19 Jan 2019 at 1:33am - The Afghan Taliban rejected reports in the Pakistani media that they were prepared to resume meetings with U.S. special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in Islamabad and repeated their refusal to deal directly with the Afghan government.

Jemel Roberson: Police release name of cop who killed black security guard wh... - 19 Jan 2019 at 12:11am - Officer Ian Covey, a four-year veteran of the Midlothian Police Department, shot 26-year-old Jemel Roberson on Nov. 11 outside Manny's Blue Room Lounge, a bar in the neighboring suburb of Robbins, according to Police Chief Daniel Delaney.        

National Women's March is moving the cause of women forward — don&... - 18 Jan 2019 at 11:45pm - Successful social movements are always the target of deceitful campaigns and attempts to undermine them. The Women's March is no different.        

Gifts and support pour in for Jayme Closs after abducted teen's escape - 18 Jan 2019 at 10:52pm - Support for the 13-year-old has exploded since she fled a Douglas County home where she had been held for 88 days.        

Rudolph the puppy was 'euthanized but lived,' pet rescue says - 18 Jan 2019 at 10:40pm - King's Harvest Pet Rescue – a no-kill shelter in Davenport, Iowa – says Rudolph the puppy came to the rescue after a failed euthanasia attempt by another shelter.        

R. Kelly accuser alleges: I have DNA proof of sexual misconduct on soiled T-s... - 18 Jan 2019 at 10:32pm - Tracy Sampson alleged in a 2001 lawsuit that Kelly induced her "into an indecent sexual relationship," when she was 17. Now she's speaking out along with Jerhonda Pace who claims to have DNA proof.        

Mueller's office disputes BuzzFeed story about Trump directing Cohen&apo... - 18 Jan 2019 at 10:23pm - Special counsel Robert Mueller's office disputed a bombshell report from BuzzFeed News on Friday that alleged President Donald Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress        

Striking Los Angeles teachers rally near City Hall as talks resume - 18 Jan 2019 at 10:03pm - Tens of thousands of striking Los Angeles teachers were joined by parents and students in a rally near City Hall on Friday, as contract talks mediated by the mayor resumed behind closed doors after a marathon negotiating session the day before.

Mueller's office disputes Buzzfeed story on Michael Cohen - 18 Jan 2019 at 9:32pm - U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office issued a statement late on Friday taking issue with a report in Buzzfeed that President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen said Trump told him to lie to Congress.

White House adviser Kudlow says making progress on China trade talks - 18 Jan 2019 at 9:29pm - White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Friday that the United States and China were making progress on trade negotiations but reaching a deal would take time.

Explainer: How U.S.-China talks differ from any other trade deal - 18 Jan 2019 at 9:29pm - The trade deal that U.S. negotiators are seeking with China may have more in common with a sanctions-monitoring regime than a traditional trade pact.

Exclusive: U.S. demands regular review of China trade reform - 18 Jan 2019 at 9:29pm - The United States is pushing for regular reviews of China's progress on pledged trade reforms as a condition for a trade deal - and could again resort to tariffs if it deems Beijing has violated the agreement, according to sources briefed on negotiations to end the trade war between the two nations.

Video shows Tempe police officer shooting 14-year-old as he runs away - 18 Jan 2019 at 9:06pm - Police say Antonio Arce was burglarizing a truck, and was found to have an airsoft gun, when he was shot by the officer.        

Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke sentenced to more than 6 years for murder of Laqua... - 18 Jan 2019 at 9:02pm - Former Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced Friday to more than six years in prison in the controversial 2014 shooting death of Laquan McDonald.        

How real is Clint Eastwood’s drug drama 'The Mule'? We explore - 18 Jan 2019 at 8:53pm - Clint Eastwood's "The Mule" is loosely based on a true story. Here's what the real prosecutor of the drug case says about the film.        

U.S. asked Ecuadorean officials about alleged Assange-Manafort meeting: source - 18 Jan 2019 at 8:49pm - U.S. officials spoke with officials from Ecuador's British embassy on Friday about an alleged meeting there between President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, an Ecuadorean government source said.

Trump, North Korea's Kim to hold second summit in late February - 18 Jan 2019 at 8:31pm - U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in late February but will maintain economic sanctions on Pyongyang, the White House said on Friday after Trump met Pyongyang's top nuclear negotiator.

Forgotten no more: Hundreds of strangers gather to honor veteran who died alone - 18 Jan 2019 at 8:18pm - Vietnam-era vet Peter Turnpu died alone in New Jersey, but he was not alone at funeral attended by about 1,000 caring strangers who showed appreciation for his service.        

Omaha airport reopens after Southwest Airlines plane goes off runway - 18 Jan 2019 at 8:11pm - The airport tweeted out a statement Friday afternoon about the incident, and followed up with several additional tweets.