Anonymous denies link to list of alleged KKK members — and promises to release its own

Anonymous denies link to list of alleged KKK members — and promises to release its own

Newsweek

Updated | Online hacking group Anonymous has denied responsibility for the recent publication of a list that claims some U.S. politicians belong to the Ku Klux Klan. Last week, Anonymous said it would soon release the identities of about 1,000 members of the white supremacist organization. Anonymous is expected to release the details on Thursday, the…

Confederate flag lover throws bomb inside Walmart after online threat: ‘No messing around anymore’

Confederate flag lover throws bomb inside Walmart after online threat: ‘No messing around anymore’

Arturo Garcia A Mississippi man was arrested on Sunday morning for allegedly throwing a bomb inside a Walmart just days after threatening the retail giant and other businesses for refusing to sell Confederate battle flags. According to the Tupelo Daily Journal, 61-year-old Marshall W. Leonard will be charged with placing an explosive device after allegedly

Federal regulators accuse Volkswagen of hiding emissions ‘defeat devices’ in larger engines

Federal regulators accuse Volkswagen of hiding emissions ‘defeat devices’ in larger engines

Agence France-Presse Germany’s embattled Volkswagen on Monday denied claims by US environmental regulators that it had also included “defeat devices” to skirt emissions rules on certain larger diesel engines. “Volkswagen underlines that no programme has been installed in its V6 3 litre diesel engines” that would “inappropriately modify” the results of anti-pollution tests, a statement

Trump ditches fellow GOP candidates to negotiate separate debate deal with networks

Trump ditches fellow GOP candidates to negotiate separate debate deal with networks

Arturo Garcia Donald Trump will not join his fellow Republican presidential candidates, and will instead negotiate his own deals with television networks concerning future debates, the Washington Post reported. The real estate mogul’s decision came a day after officials representing 11 GOP campaigns put together a letter on Sunday to be sent to network hosts.

Obama: GOP candidates talk tough about Putin but they can’t even handle CNBC

Obama: GOP candidates talk tough about Putin but they can’t even handle CNBC

Reuters President Barack Obama poked fun at Republican presidential candidates on Monday for promising that they could stand up to Russian President Vladimir Putin when they couldn’t “handle” the moderators from last week’s debate on cable network CNBC. Republican candidates Donald Trump, Ben Carson and others have criticized the journalists who moderated the well-watched debate

Canadian firm building Keystone XL pipeline asks for US permit to be suspended

Canadian firm building Keystone XL pipeline asks for US permit to be suspended

International Business Times

TransCanada Corp., the company behind the highly contested Keystone XL pipeline project, requested Monday to suspend its U.S. permit application, the Wall Street Journal reported. The move, hailed by opponents as a great victory, comes before an expected rejection from the Obama administration. It also comes at a time of low oil prices that have sapped…

Defense Dept. criticized for spending $43 million on natural gas station in Afghanistan

Defense Dept. criticized for spending $43 million on natural gas station in Afghanistan

Agence France-Presse The US military used $43 million of taxpayer dollars for a natural-gas filling station in northern Afghanistan that should have cost just $500,000, the government watchdog for reconstruction in the war-torn country said Monday. The huge expense highlights some of the endemic problems that have plagued US aid to Afghanistan in the wake

More than 320 arrested at electronic music festivals in Southern California

More than 320 arrested at electronic music festivals in Southern California

Los Angeles Times

LOS ANGELES — More than 320 people were arrested this weekend at two electronic music festivals in Pomona and San Bernardino, authorities said Sunday. On Saturday, the first day of the Halloween-themed HARD Day of the Dead festival at the Pomona Fairplex, 148 people were arrested, according to the Pomona Police Department. Authorities in San Bernardino…

WATCH: Six black passengers kicked off Spirit Airlines flight while white traveler kept double-booked seat

WATCH: Six black passengers kicked off Spirit Airlines flight while white traveler kept double-booked seat

International Business Times

Six passengers, who were removed from a Spirit Airlines, Inc. flight by crew members at Los Angeles International Airport, claim they were discriminated against for being black. The incident occurred late Monday and the passengers accused a white flight attendant of discrimination. The episode happened over a seat, which the passengers said was double-booked, CBS Los…