An explosion and subsequent gunshots have occurred at 7:50 p.m. local time at the American University of Afghanistan complex in Kabul.
Eyewitnesses on the scene say fires are burning on the campus.
Ambulances, security forces and search and rescue teams are en route to the university. The blast occurred at 7:50 p.m. local, when students were gathering and eating together. Continue reading
Legendary newsman, Morley Safer, has died. He was 84 years old.
A long time “60 Minutes” correspondent, Safer had only just recently retired from his duties in the newsroom.
During his six decades of reporting, Safer won hundreds of awards, including a dozen Emmys and three Peabody Awards. Just this past Sunday, “60 Minutes” said goodbye to Safer in a tribute marking the close of a 61-year career. Continue reading
Authorities are confirming that at least three ISIS terror suspects were arrested Thursday in Houston, Sacramento and Milwaukee. The arrests were part of an ongoing terrorism investigation.
Officials said information would only be released when court documents are unsealed or the suspects make their initial court appearances.
“I can confirm that there were two national security related arrests today, one in Houston and one in Sacramento,” Department of Justice spokesman Marc Raimondi told CBS News’ Paula Reid. Continue reading
Steven Stepho, Bobbi Kristina Brown and Nick Gordon‘s roommate, is telling a sordid tale of the couple’s drug use and physical abuse.
Brown, who is currently in a medically induced coma, was battling a massive drug addiction at the time of her accident, spending upto $1,200 a day on heroin, Xanax, pot and Roxicodone, says Stepho.
“Bobbi and Nick would spend a lot on drugs every day, it just depended on how much money they had. Continue reading
Bill O’Reilly‘s, The O’Reilly Factor, on the Fox News Channel is enjoying its biggest audience jump of 2015 to date – 3.3 million viewers with an averaged 590,000 viewers in the news demo.
Despite recent scandals, O’Reilly’s audience pull is 166% bigger than the number of folks he dragged in at the same time last year. That’s works out to a cool 100% improvement in demo viewers.
Last week, for instance, was his first full week since discrepancies emerged between his description of his role in covering various news events, most particularly his reporting on the Falklands War from Buenos Aires, with the headline Bill O’Reilly Has His Own Brian Williams Problem. Continue reading
Michael Brown‘s stepdad, Louis Head, speaking directly after a grand jury announced that no charges would be brought against Officer Darren Wilson.
He can be heard yelling “burn this b**ch down,” to the crowd. Ask and you shall receive..
The FBI has already arrested two still unidentified men, who allegedly purchased explosives to use in pipe bombs that they planned to set off during protests in Ferguson, Missouri.
The men are believed to be members of the New Black Panthers, and were apprehended as part of a special agent undercover operation.
Two men who allegedly purchased explosives to use in pipe bombs that they planned to set off during protests in Ferguson, Missouri were arraigned Friday in federal court. Continue reading
Former CBS News reporter, Sharyl Attkisson, says she was spied on by a “government-related entity” that planted classified documents on her computer.
Attkisson claims the motive was to facilitate a way to layout the groundwork for charges against her, while exposing her sources.
In her new book, Attkisson says a source who arranged to have her laptop checked for spyware in 2013 was “shocked” and “flabbergasted” at what the analysis revealed. Continue reading
A Veterans Affairs employee at the VA Medical Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming, has been placed on administrative leave after an email showing an employee directing his staff on how to game the appointments system to make it appear as though veterans were being seen within the VA’s 14-day directive.
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