Maduro wins Venezuela election challengers call illegitimate

Maduro wins Venezuela election challengers call illegitimate


Maduro wins Venezuela election challengers call illegitimate

Posted: 20 May 2018 11:56 PM PDT

CARACAS, Venezuela - Embattled socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela's presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote marred by irregularities and mass absenteeism that led his main rivals to call for a re-run to prevent a national ...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

Posted: 20 May 2018 11:40 PM PDT

BEIJING - A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas ...

Warriors hit Rockets with a double dose of Stephen Curry and defense

Posted: 20 May 2018 11:30 PM PDT

OAKLAND, Calif. -- If you're new to the Golden State Warriors and find yourself in the hallway leading to the court at Oracle Arena about 90 minutes before game time, the chance of getting run over by two-time MVP Stephen Curry as he sprints out for ...

Hawaii Residents Face New Hazard From Erupting Volcano: Laze

Posted: 20 May 2018 11:29 PM PDT

PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Hawaii faced a new hazard on Sunday as lava flows from Kilauea's volcanic eruption could produce clouds of acid fumes, steam and glass-like particles as they reach the Pacific, authorities said.

Nepal official says 2 foreign climbers died on Mount Everest

Posted: 20 May 2018 11:24 PM PDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) Two foreign climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest have died on the world's highest peak, a Nepal mountaineering official said Monday.

Police: Man rams SUV into restaurant, kills daughter, daughter-in-law

Posted: 20 May 2018 11:13 PM PDT

BESSEMER CITY, N.C. (AP) - A man intentionally rammed a vehicle into a steak and seafood restaurant in North Carolina on Sunday, killing his daughter and daughter-in-law who had been seated at a table inside with other family members, police said.

Nonstop BTS Chants, J. Lo's Fake Cash: What You Didn't See on TV at the Billboard Music Awards

Posted: 20 May 2018 11:06 PM PDT

The Billboard Music Awards were full of big performances, dynamic reunions, and it was also ground zero for K-Pop (thanks BTS.) Those things, though, you saw on TV.

Man faces murder charges in North Carolina restaurant crash that killed daughter, daughter-in-law

Posted: 20 May 2018 10:48 PM PDT

A man intentionally rammed a vehicle into a steak and seafood outlet in North Carolina on Sunday, killing his daughter and daughter-in-law who had been seated inside the restaurant with other family members, police said.

'Laze' plume could carry toxic substances miles away from lava's ocean entry

Posted: 20 May 2018 10:36 PM PDT

UPDATE 1 P.M.. The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory is warning about a "laze" plume that could reach 15 miles downwind of the lava's ocean entry on Hawaii island's southeast coast today.

Most Asian Stocks Gain As US/China Trade Comments Offer Relief

Posted: 20 May 2018 10:32 PM PDT

Get trading hints and join our analysts for live coverage of all major market-moving economic data at the DailyFX Webinars. Asian stocks were broadly higher Monday -if not by much- as investors looked with hope to the US/China trade position.

The next life saved by a seat belt could be yours

Posted: 20 May 2018 10:31 PM PDT

Nationwide enforcement campaign to remind people to wear their seat belts kicks off. Most understand the lifesaving value of seat belts - the national use rate is at 90.1 percent.

Stephen Curry, amid breakout rally, fails to hold tongue: 'I blacked out'

Posted: 20 May 2018 10:22 PM PDT

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Stephen Curry was cooking so much in the third quarter of Game 3 that after a successful driving floater in traffic, he faced the crowd, took his mouthpiece out and shouted, "This is my f---ing house!

9 Unforgettable Moments from the 2018 Billboard Music Awards

Posted: 20 May 2018 10:21 PM PDT

The Billboard Music Awards rocked the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, and almost all the biggest names in music and entertainment came out to celebrate the artists, songs, and albums that took the world by storm this year.

She's Back! Janet Jackson Performs, Gives Emotional Speech at BBMAs as First Black Woman to Receive Icon Award

Posted: 20 May 2018 10:17 PM PDT

It's all for her! Janet Jackson graced the Billboard Music Awards stage to receive the prestigious Icon Award on Sunday in Las Vegas.

Venezuela's Maduro Wins Boycotted Elections Amid Charges Of Fraud

Posted: 20 May 2018 10:13 PM PDT

Venezuelan leftist President Nicolás Maduro has easily won a second term, but his main rivals have refused to accept the results, calling the polling fraudulent - a view shared by the United States and many independent observers.

Economic talks between US-China result in truce in trade war

Posted: 20 May 2018 10:07 PM PDT

WASHINGTON - The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after the world's two biggest economies reported progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with Beijing.

Kelly Clarkson, a Gun Owner, Urges Action at Billboard Music Awards

Posted: 20 May 2018 09:58 PM PDT

Kelly Clarkson said she was supposed to lead a moment of silence on Sunday night as she hosted the Billboard Music Awards in the aftermath of yet another school shooting - this one at Santa Fe High School in Texas, which killed 10 people.

6 PM Lava Update: Community Meeting TUESDAY

Posted: 20 May 2018 09:53 PM PDT

UPDATE: May 20, 2018, at 6 p.m.. This is a Civil Defense Message for Sunday, May 20, 2018, at 6 p.m.. Hawaiian Volcano Observatory continues to monitor active flows.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on Russia probe, border; Pruitt claims

Posted: 20 May 2018 09:52 PM PDT

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is skimming over the facts involving the investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Trump 'demands' Justice Department investigate FBI

Posted: 20 May 2018 09:41 PM PDT

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is intensifying his pressure on the Justice Department by demanding it open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign.