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NYC mayor calls for halt to protests in the wake of NYPD officer executions



Embattled New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has called for all politics to be "put aside" while police officers and families of two slain cops mourn their killings.

Speaking to a Police Athletic League luncheon televised across the country, de Blasio said the fatal shootings of o

NYPD Commish Bratton: Mayor de Blasio owes no apology as tensions escalate to 1970s levels

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton feels Bill de Blasio has lost the trust of some officers but insists the mayor owes no apology for the risen tensions between the city's "Finest" and New Yorkers.

Bratton made the comments during a Monday appearance on NBC's "Today." He also

Jeb, Rand, Marco Exit 2014 Strong. Hillary, Not So Much.

With 2014 just about in the books, the next presidential election is set to shift into high gear in the new year. Two candidates—Jeb Bush and Jim Webb—are already exploring bids, and the political world is waiting for dozens of other potentials to make their intentions kno

Cuban President Raul Castro: Detente With U.S. Won't Change Communist System

Raul Castro.

Cuban President Raul Castro sent a blunt message to Washington Saturday as the White House works to reverse a half-century of hostility between the U.S. and Cuba: Don't expect detente to do away with the communist system.

Castro's speech to Cuba's National Assembly was a

Operation Revenge

Barack Obama.

Two senior White House staffers stumbled out of the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago into the boozy, early-morning aftermath of President Obama’s Nov. 6, 2012, reelection victory and ran smack into a sober reporter. “It’s over,” one of the wobbly, relieved aides said. “He never h

NYC mayor calls for halt to protests in the wake of NYPD officer executions

NYC mayor calls for halt to protests in the wake of NYPD officer executions

Embattled New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has called for all politics to be "put aside" while police officers and families of two slain cops mourn their killings.Speaking to a Police Athletic League luncheon televised across the country, de Blasio said the fatal shootings of officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were "an attack on all of us."A visibly upset de Blasio appeared at the podium to a standing ovation only hours after visiting the slain...

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NYPD Commish Bratton: Mayor de Blasio owes no apology as tensions escalate to 1970s levels

NYPD Commish Bratton: Mayor de Blasio owes no apology as tensions escalate to 1970s levels

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton feels Bill de Blasio has lost the trust of some officers but insists the mayor owes no apology for the risen tensions between the city's "Finest" and New Yorkers. Bratton made the comments during a Monday appearance on NBC's "Today." He also bemoaned policing in a climate similar to the 1970s. "Who would've ever thought déjà vu all over again, that we would be back where we were 40-some-odd years ago,"...

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Jeb, Rand, Marco Exit 2014 Strong. Hillary, Not So Much.

Jeb, Rand, Marco Exit 2014 Strong. Hillary, Not So Much.

With 2014 just about in the books, the next presidential election is set to shift into high gear in the new year. Two candidates—Jeb Bush and Jim Webb—are already exploring bids, and the political world is waiting for dozens of other potentials to make their intentions known in the coming weeks and months. But just because no one else is technically "exploring" a bid at this point doesn't mean others haven't been considering a White House...

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Cuban President Raul Castro: Detente With U.S. Won't Change Communist System

Cuban President Raul Castro: Detente With U.S. Won't Change Communist System

Cuban President Raul Castro sent a blunt message to Washington Saturday as the White House works to reverse a half-century of hostility between the U.S. and Cuba: Don't expect detente to do away with the communist system. Castro's speech to Cuba's National Assembly was a sharp counterpoint to the message U.S. President Barack Obama gave in his year-end news conference the day before. Obama reiterated that by engaging directly with the Cuban people, Americans are more...

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Operation Revenge

Operation Revenge

Two senior White House staffers stumbled out of the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago into the boozy, early-morning aftermath of President Obama’s Nov. 6, 2012, reelection victory and ran smack into a sober reporter. “It’s over,” one of the wobbly, relieved aides said. “He never has to do this again.” It’s taken Obama – who spuriously predicted the 2012 election would break the “fever” of partisan gridlock – two miserable years to approach the level of presidential...

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Obama The 'First Latino President'? No, But Here's 6 Hispanics Who Might Be One Day

Obama The 'First Latino President'? No, But Here's 6 Hispanics Who Might Be One Day

President Barack Obama has broken two barriers: Being the first black president -- and becoming the first Latino president, according to Tom Perez, Obama’s labor secretary. Perez made the comment a day after Obama’s shocking shift to take steps to normalize relations with Cuba and a month after the president’s executive actions on immigration that had widespread appeal among Latinos. “When I reflect on the breadth and depth of what he has done for Latinos, it...

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Police officer killed during shootout in Florida

Police officer killed during shootout in Florida

A police officer died on the weekend after being shot in the town of Tarpon Springs, 20 miles north of Tampa, Florida, according to local authorities on Sunday. According to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Department, Officer Charles Kondek was killed about 3 a.m. on Grande Boulevard in the central Florida community . As a result of the shooting, local police are holding Marco Antonio Parrilla Jr., 24, identified as a transient and suspected of firing the fatal...

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Phone Companies Have a New Regulator to Worry About

Phone Companies Have a New Regulator to Worry About

The telecom industry has a new cop on its beat. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued Sprint on Wednesday for "cramming" consumers' phone bills with bogus third-party charges. The lawsuit demands that Sprint provide tens of millions of dollars in refunds to consumers. It's the first time that CFPB, which is only about three years old, has gone after a phone company. "Part of our mission here at the Consumer Bureau is to make sure that consumers are...

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Headline News

11 hurt after van drives into Christmas …

22-12-2014

11 hurt after van drives into Christmas market in France

PARIS (AP) — France's top security official says the driver of a van that crashed into a Christmas market in western France on Monday stabbed... Read more

North Korea experiencing severe Internet…

22-12-2014

North Korea experiencing severe Internet outages

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea experienced sweeping and progressively worse Internet outages extending into Monday, with one computer expert saying the country's online access is... Read more

U.S. Army refers Bergdahl case to comman…

22-12-2014

U.S. Army refers Bergdahl case to commander, punishment possible

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army said on Monday it sent findings from an investigation into Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl's 2009 disappearance from his base in... Read more

Russia's first bailout

22-12-2014

Russia's first bailout

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has bailed out a mid-sized bank for about $500 million to save it from bankruptcy— a clear sign that the slide... Read more

Mexico News

Entertainment

Paula Deen's New Christmas Vid…

22-12-2014

Nothing tastes like Christmas more than a little bourbon and butter....

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Ellen DeGeneres' Latest Selfie…

22-12-2014

If there's one thing...

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Johnny Depp Becomes a Middle-A…

22-12-2014

On this week's special edition of...

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Sports News

Bears say Clausen will miss finale becau…

22-12-2014

Bears say Clausen will miss finale because of concussion (Yahoo Sports)

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Quarterback... Read more

Hernandez trial in January to take 6 to …

22-12-2014

Hernandez trial in January to take 6 to 10 weeks (Yahoo Sports)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) -- The murder trial of former... Read more

Pirates win rights to negotiate with Sou…

22-12-2014

Pirates win rights to negotiate with South Korean shortstop (Yahoo Sports)

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pirates have won the rights to negotiate with South Korean shortstop Jung-Ho Kang.... Read more

Florida State's Fisher relieved after Wi…

22-12-2014

Florida State's Fisher relieved after Winston ruling (Yahoo Sports)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher says there's a sense of relief after quarterback... Read more

Latin America News

U.S.-Cuba spy mystery

22-12-2014

It might be the most bizarre secret from last week's historic U.S.-Cuba agreement: How did the leader of a Cuban spy ring serving life in... Read more

Opinion: Why Cuba move will help America

20-12-2014

The decision to ease the Cuba embargo will be good for Cubans and Americans, argues Fareed Zakaria.... Read more

Hard times haunt hope of Cuba

18-12-2014

In June of 1960, my father was a 14-year-old Cuban boy with a round-trip airline ticket from Havana to Madrid, Spain. He spent the summer... Read more

Agent freed in Cuba deal identified

18-12-2014

U.S. officials have refused to release the spy's name, but sources inside the government and out tell CNN his name is Rolando Sarraff Trujillo.... Read more

Political News

North Korea's Internet down; cause unkno…

22-12-2014

North Korea’s tiny piece of the global Internet went dark altogether Monday, after flickering on and off over the last 24 hours, and experts said it could be a cyberattack... Read more