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Democrat who resigned after masturbation allegation may be planning political comeback: report

A California Democrat who resigned last year amid sexual misconduct allegations -- including that he allegedly masturbated in front of a female lobbyist -- has transferred more than $1 million into a lieutenant governor committee account, ...

9/1/2018 3:29:00 AM

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Thieves swipe Swedish crown jewels, then escape on motorboat

Crown jewels belonging to the Swedish royal family were stolen in a daring heist by thieves who escaped on a motorboat today, reports claim.

9/1/2018 1:00:00 AM

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Brian Terry murder suspect extradited to the US from Mexico

A man suspected of killing Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry in 2010 was extradited to the U.S. from Mexico on Tuesday, officials said.

9/1/2018 12:50:00 AM

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Mississippi highway gunfire suspect caught

A suspect is in custody after he allegedly opened fire on a Mississippi highway.

9/1/2018 12:45:00 AM

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Kelowna mayor: Short-term rentals affecting housing market

The mayor of Kelowna says short-term rentals are causing havoc on the local housing market.

8/10/2018 11:19:16 PM

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Four Are Killed in Canada, and a Country Repeats a Sad Ritual

Two police officers were among the victims in Fredericton, the capital of New Brunswick. The assailant was seriously injured.

8/10/2018 11:17:21 PM

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Teens accused of trying to drown kitten in Snapchat video

YORK, S.C. — Two South Carolina teenage boys are charged with trying to drown a kitten in a video posted to Snapchat. York County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Trent Faris tells The Herald of Rock Hill that the 13-year-old and 15-year-old wer ...

8/10/2018 11:16:38 PM

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Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend — Just Look Up

The shower will peak late Sunday night and early Monday morning, but you can also catch a good number of meteors in the middle of the night on Saturday. Find a dark spot and let your eyes adjust.

8/10/2018 11:13:20 PM

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Alysia Reiner is nothing like her evil ‘OITNB’ character

On “Orange Is the New Black,” Natalie “Fig” Figueroa is a coarse, nasty prison warden — the antithesis, it seems, of Alysia Reiner, the book-loving, ecologically minded New York mom who plays her. Now 49, she lives in Harlem with her actor ...

8/10/2018 11:12:00 PM

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Trump trolls Nancy Pelosi with mock endorsement on Twitter

President Trump gave some mock praise to Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on Friday and endorsed her effort to “take down the Democrat Party.” “Democrats, please do not distance yourselves from Nancy Pelosi. She is a wonder ...

8/10/2018 11:08:22 PM

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Don’t be misled by the Left’s primary losses . . . and other commentary

Security desk: Bolton’s Case for Hunting Witches Hearkening back to the Red Scare of the 1950s is usually meant as “a cautionary device,” observes Bloomberg’s Eli Lake, but National Security Adviser John Bolton is citing it to describe the ...

8/10/2018 11:04:18 PM

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Parry Sound area fire burns island cottage to the ground

Massive wildfire known as Parry Sound 33 consumes several cabins and a lighthouse, leaving family that has owned property since 1960s bereft

8/10/2018 11:03:54 PM

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Footage shows Cameroon forces executing unarmed people, human rights group says

The grainy video provided by Amnesty International shows armed men in fatigues wandering through a burning village, then shooting a group of people sitting and lying on the ground. A government spokesperson called the footage ‘fake news’.

8/10/2018 11:03:54 PM

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The week that was: Beer salesmanship got frothy and a rescued alligator remained friendly

Also, the Brady Bunch house found a new owner and Jim Carrey welcomed people to his nightmare

8/10/2018 11:03:54 PM

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Roadways closed, woman in serious condition following crash northeast of Woodstock

Oxford OPP have closed several roads in Blandford-Blenheim Township near Woodstock following a serious two vehicle crash that left one woman with serious injuries. 

8/10/2018 11:02:27 PM

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Huge disparity in care by funeral companies, report reveals

Report highlights lack of refrigeration and inadequate storage on some premises in UKSome funeral companies are failing to take proper care of bodies, with lack of refrigeration, inadequate storage and general disregard for the individual, ...

8/10/2018 11:01:15 PM

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Family of Jasper crash victims thanks bystanders, public and medical staff

The family of two victims killed in a highway crash near Jasper this week issued a statement Friday thanking bystanders to offered help at the accident scene and the general public for an o ...

8/10/2018 11:00:39 PM

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Firefighters scramble to stop California wildfire from reaching more homes

The so-called Holy Fire has burned through 72 square kilometres of dense brush and is only partially contained as 1,200 firefighters battle the blaze. The man accused of setting the fire co ...

8/10/2018 11:00:39 PM

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Nicki Minaj takes on Drake, 50 Cent and her ex in new album ‘Queen’

Nicki Minaj’s new album “Queen” — which suddenly dropped Friday — takes royal aim at a roster of Top 10 hip-hop artists. Her “Barbie Dreams” track already has social media buzzing about men that the Queens rapper calls out on that explicit ...

8/10/2018 11:00:29 PM

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California spends more than half of annual fire budget in 40 days, as large wildfires continue to burn

At least 13 large fires raged across California on Friday, threatening more than 16,000 homes and leading to evacuation orders for nearly 25,000 residents.

8/10/2018 10:56:00 PM

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Turkish Lira Plummets; Erdogan Pledges Economic War 

The Turkish lira suffered its worst one-day loss in a decade Friday after President Donald Trump announced that the United States would hike tariffs, prompting investor confidence to slump. Trump announced the doubling of aluminum and ...

8/10/2018 10:55:57 PM

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London police seek public’s help locating missing 54-year-old man

Sorrenti was last seen wearing a khaki coloured long sleeve shirt and grey pants in the area of Princess Avenue and Ontario Street around 10:00 p.m. Thursday. 

8/10/2018 10:55:29 PM

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More customers allege discrimination at Toronto cat café after Global News report

Global News first reported on Thursday that teenager Jacob Trossman was denied service because of his wheelchair.

8/10/2018 10:55:03 PM

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Grocery store locations among first round of approvals for Calgary cannabis dispensaries

The City of Calgary has completed April applications for cannabis store permits, with major chains like Superstore, Co-op and Second Cup scooping up multiple permits.

8/10/2018 10:54:16 PM

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There’s a lot more than horses at retooled Monmouth Park

This summer, all bets are on — at least at Monmouth Park. The historic horse-racing track and Jersey Shore stalwart added legal sports betting to their pony wagering in June, and attendance has jumped. “I think gambling is less taboo now,” ...

8/10/2018 10:52:46 PM

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Embattled NYPD cop wins battle over false arrest lawsuit

Embattled NYPD Bronx Detective David Terrell just won his battle over a lawsuit claiming that he improperly played a game of dice to determine a young man’s fate — resulting in Terrell being stripped of his gun and badge. A Man ...

8/10/2018 10:48:57 PM

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Hackers can seize practically all your online accounts, and it's your voicemail's fault

Who would have thought that, in the end, it would be the humble voicemail that would do us all in? Your Google, Microsoft, Apple, WhatsApp, and even Signal accounts all have an Achilles' heel — the same one, in fact. And it turns ou ...

8/10/2018 10:48:03 PM

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Monsanto ordered to pay $289 million in California Roundup cancer trial

A California jury on Friday found Monsanto liable in a lawsuit filed by a man who alleged the company's glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, caused him cancer and ordered the company to pay $289 million in damages.

8/10/2018 10:47:00 PM

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Judge rejects plea deals in deadly Oakland warehouse fire

Two men who accepted a deal in exchange for each pleading no contest to 36 charges of involuntary manslaughter in connection with a California warehouse fire will likely be released from prison after serving just half their sentences.

8/10/2018 10:45:41 PM

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Firefighters scramble to stop California arson wildfire from reaching more homes

The so-called Holy Fire has burned through 72 square kilometres of dense brush and is only partially contained as 1,200 firefighters battle the blaze. The man accused of setting the fire co ...

8/10/2018 10:45:26 PM

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Jill Zarin says she’s ‘devastated’ over Dennis Shields’ death

“I know what it is like to lose someone so soon. It's unbearable,” she said.

8/10/2018 10:42:54 PM

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Fun events you need to do in NYC before Labor Day

With only three weeks until Labor Day, there’s still time to enjoy the city’s outdoor films, food festivals, concerts and more. Family fun There are two weekends left to enjoy North Slope Summer Strolls, a giant Park Slope bloc ...

8/10/2018 10:42:46 PM

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Jessica Alba on her Honest Company: 'Everyone' told me there was 'no way' I'd be 'successful'

Jessica Alba has always been at the top of her health-minded and eco-friendly company, Honest Co., but most people didn’t know that until recently.

8/10/2018 10:42:00 PM

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Mom who survived crash that killed family arrives to wake on stretcher

The New Jersey mom who survived a horrific Delaware car crash that killed her husband and four daughters last month arrived on a stretcher to the Friday afternoon wake — where hundreds of mourners gathered to pay their respects. Mary ...

8/10/2018 10:39:26 PM

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Monsanto ordered to pay $289m as jury rules weedkiller caused man's cancer

Court finds in favor of DeWayne Johnson, ill man who was first to take Roundup maker to trial over allegationsMonsanto suffered a major blow with a jury ruling that the company was liable for a terminally ill man’s cancer, awarding him $28 ...

8/10/2018 10:38:36 PM

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Abbott goes full Trump as Coalition tries out election strategies

The Coalition is wrestling with itself and the face it wants to present to voters at the next federal electionOnce upon a time, in fact not all that long ago, there was a national conversation in Australian politics. If you followed the br ...

8/10/2018 10:36:51 PM

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Construction worker dies in freak saw accident

A hardhat at a Staten Island construction site died in a freak accident Friday when he fell while operating a saw — and the blade fell on his throat, cops and sources said. The unidentified worker, 50, was working at Maine and Clinto ...

8/10/2018 10:36:33 PM

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Bank CEO wanted Manafort to secure him a Cabinet post in Trump’s administration, witness testifies

Trump’s former campaign chairman obtained $16 million in loans from a bank run by Steve Calk, who aspired to be Treasury or HUD secretary, according to court testimony.

8/10/2018 10:34:46 PM

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Matthew Newton, Director With Domestic Violence Record, Departs Jessica Chastain Film

The director stepped away from “Eve,” a movie being co-produced by a company founded by Ms. Chastain, a vocal supporter of the Time’s Up movement.

8/10/2018 10:34:14 PM

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Jury awards $289 million to man who says he got terminal cancer from Monsanto's Roundup

In a groundbreaking case against agricultural giant Monsanto, a jury has awarded $250 million in punitive damages and nearly $40 million in compensatory damages to a former school groundskeeper who said he got terminal cancer from the weed ...

8/10/2018 10:33:00 PM

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A former school groundskeeper says he got terminal cancer from Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller

In a groundbreaking case against agricultural giant Monsanto, a jury has awarded $250 million in punitive damages and nearly $40 million in compensatory damages to a former school groundskeeper who said he got terminal cancer from the weed ...

8/10/2018 10:33:00 PM

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California: Roundup ingredient can cause cancer

Glyphosate will be added to California's list of chemicals that can cause cancer, the state's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment said. Glyphosate is the key ingredient in weed killers such as Roundup.

8/10/2018 10:31:45 PM

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UN condemns rising incitement to hatred in CAfrican Republic

The U.N. Security Council is strongly condemning “the rise of incitement to ethnic and religious hatred and violence” in the Central African Republic.

8/10/2018 10:31:41 PM

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Mastodon skeleton reassembly gets underway at U. of Michigan

Remains of a mastodon that perished millennia ago are being put back together at the University of Michigan.

8/10/2018 10:30:29 PM

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Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Hearings Will Start in September

Senator Chuck Grassley announced the hearings would start September 4

8/10/2018 10:26:45 PM

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'One dead in explosion at Salisbury military factory'

One person has died after an explosion at a military hardware factory in Salisbury, according to reports.

8/10/2018 10:25:00 PM

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F.B.I. Agent Did Not Fire His Gun During Militia Standoff, Oregon Jury Finds

An F.B.I. agent was found not guilty of lying about firing his gun during a 2016 confrontation in Oregon when a leader of an armed militia was killed.

8/10/2018 10:24:40 PM

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Wolfe Island Music Festival kicks off

Thousands are expected at Kingston's Wolfe Island Music Festival this weekend which celebrates its 20-year mark.

8/10/2018 10:23:38 PM

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Source: Melania used 'chain migration'

Melania Trump used the same so-called "chain migration" visa that the President publicly rails against to get her parents US citizenship, a source tells CNN.

8/10/2018 10:23:31 PM

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Bath, Ontario, is dealing with a feral cat problem, say residents

Bath, Ont. is dealing with a new problem — feral cats.

8/10/2018 10:22:55 PM

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Betty White has a surprising celebrity crush

Betty White, still going strong at 96, is the subject of “Betty White: First Lady of Television,” a new documentary airing Aug. 21 on PBS (8 p.m.) Filmed over a five-year period by Steven J. Boettcher and Michael J. Trinklein, the film tak ...

8/10/2018 10:22:11 PM

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US government failing millions by paying below $15 an hour, study finds

Study shows government employs more workers making less than $15 an hour than any other employer in the USThe federal government employs more workers making less than $15 an hour than any other employer in the US, a new report has revealed ...

8/10/2018 10:21:04 PM

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Eco-terror defendant arrested in Cuba after 12 years on run

Authorities say a former Seattle man wanted in connection with an eco-terrorism conspiracy dating back two decades has been arrested in Cuba

8/10/2018 10:20:15 PM

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Eco-terror defendant arrested in Cuba after 12 years on run

Prosecutors say a former Seattle man wanted in connection with an eco-terrorism conspiracy dating back two decades has been arrested in Cuba.

8/10/2018 10:20:01 PM

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CIA cables detail interrogation at base run by CIA director

Newly declassified documents graphically describe how an accused al-Qaida operative was stripped naked, repeatedly slammed against walls, waterboarded and confined in boxes for hours at a covert detention site that CIA Director Gina Haspel ...

8/10/2018 10:19:40 PM

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MoviePass now forcing users to choose between two movies a day

Cash-strapped MoviePass has quietly rolled out its latest ploy to keep users from heading to the theaters: forcing them to choose between a terrible film and a terrible showtime. At dozens of theaters coast-to-coast on the MoviePass app, s ...

8/10/2018 10:18:58 PM

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Turkey, Trump, N.F.L.: Your Friday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

8/10/2018 10:18:23 PM

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Kobach recuses himself as Kansas' top election official as he clings to lead in governor's race

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach on Friday said he is recusing himself from serving as the state’s chief elections official as he holds a razor-thin edge in the state’s Republican gubernatorial primary.

8/10/2018 10:18:00 PM

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Battling one of the worst fire seasons, Ontario commits millions more to the fight

Dry conditions and lightning have created the perfect conditions with the end of the fire season still a long way off.

8/10/2018 10:17:52 PM

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Ben Shapiro hits Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on 'catcalling' claims: 'She didn't want to look like she was afraid'

Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro responded Friday to accusations by democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that he catcalled her in his debate challenge, arguing that she didn’t want to come across as being “afraid.”

8/10/2018 10:15:00 PM

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Tensions Between Turkey and U.S. Soar as Trump Orders New Sanctions

Frustrated by Turkish delays in releasing an American pastor, President Trump announced economic sanctions as Turkey’s currency plummets.

8/10/2018 10:14:16 PM

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Trump May Cut Suspended Aid To Palestinians Soon

After freezing millions of dollars in assistance, the Trump administration may be on the verge of formally cutting off the aid.

8/10/2018 10:10:29 PM

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Actor: This is what makes David Duke evil

Actor Topher Grace reflects on how he prepared for his role as former KKK leader David Duke in Spike Lee's film "BlacKkKlansman."

8/10/2018 10:09:12 PM

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Cramer's game plan: Take time to study your stocks as earnings season fades

Jim Cramer recommends investors use next week's lack of earnings reports to do their homework and make informed decisions.

8/10/2018 10:09:00 PM

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Earnings Outlook: Nvidia earnings: Gaming and data-center should pave over any auto, crypto weakness

Nvidia Corp. is expected to play to its core strengths rather than to visionary side hustles this earnings season as strong gaming and data-center sales overcome deficiencies in self-driving auto and cryptocurrency mining sales.

8/10/2018 10:06:57 PM

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Why Jessica Alba stopped being OK with just being ‘the face’ of Honest Co.

"I didn't realize how important it is for women to see someone like me," she said.

8/10/2018 10:05:52 PM

via The Star
Here are the potential legal challenges to Doug Ford’s proposed cut to Toronto council

As the Ontario Tories’ Better Local Government Act moves through the legislature, city officials and other groups are trying to stop it in its tracks.

8/10/2018 10:04:19 PM

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Trump used the ‘N’ word during Celebrity Apprentice, his former aide Omarosa Newman says

The claims the U.S. president used a racial epithet, based on hearsay, are among the more explosive that Manigault Newman makes in the book, Unhinged. It was first reported by the British publication The Guardian, which had an early copy.

8/10/2018 10:04:19 PM

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Ottawa was surprised by Saudi Arabia’s angry reaction to its human rights concerns

Federal officials were caught off guard by the angry response to Ottawa’s social media criticism of the detention of several activists, saying that Canada’s message was little different than what had been conveyed in the past.

8/10/2018 10:04:19 PM

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NASA solar probe launching on Saturday has a heat shield that Captain America would envy

The Parker Solar Probe is as heat-resistant as a spacecraft gets — essential tech for a mission that will bring us closer to our star than ever before.

8/10/2018 10:04:19 PM

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3 sent to Saskatoon hospital in multi-vehicle crash

The crash involving several vehicles happened in the northbound lane of Idylwyld Drive near the Avenue C overpass.

8/10/2018 10:01:54 PM

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China may be holding 1 million Uighur people in massive internment camp: U.N.

The U.N. estimates that 2 million Uighurs and Muslim minorities were forced into "political camps for indoctrination" in the western Xinjiang autonomous region.

8/10/2018 10:00:00 PM

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'Star Trek' star Nichelle Nichols diagnosed with dementia: report

"Star Trek" star Nichelle Nichols has reportedly been diagnosed with dementia.

8/10/2018 10:00:00 PM

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US judge applauds government's 'significant strides' to reunite families

Dana Sabraw offers more positive outlook but says officials still lack contact details for deported relatives of 26 childrenThe federal judge overseeing the reunification of 2,500 children separated from their parents by the Trump administ ...

8/10/2018 9:55:10 PM

via NPR
Census Citizenship Question Lawsuits In California Likely To Proceed, Judge Says

Dozens of states, cities and other groups are trying to get a question about U.S. citizenship status removed from the 2020 census. Two cases in New York are already heading towards a potential trial.

8/10/2018 9:52:29 PM

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Nike’s frat-house culture exposed in shocking lawsuit

Nike’s frat-boy corporate culture got exposed in a lawsuit by two women who say they were paid less than their male co-workers and had to put up with unchecked sexual harassment from superiors. Execs allegedly called women “dykes” and “stu ...

8/10/2018 9:52:28 PM

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Anthem kneeler says NFL must come clean on Kaepernick

The first slate of NFL preseason games Thursday demonstrated players’ national anthem protests aren’t going anywhere, and now they’re about more than the reasons Colin Kaepernick first knelt during the 2016 season. They&# ...

8/10/2018 9:48:33 PM

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Kavanaugh's SCOTUS confirmation hearing set, but Dems call it a 'mad rush'

Kavanaugh’s lengthy paper trail has become part of a partisan tit-for-tat.

8/10/2018 9:47:05 PM

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Man says he killed city worker over yard rule 'harassment'

A Utah man who shot and killed a city worker, torched her truck and set his neighbor's house on fire told witnesses that he did it after "years of harassment" over laws requiring cleanup of trash and weeds outside his home, police said Fri ...

8/10/2018 9:46:42 PM

via CBC
Slain Fredericton officers leave behind families, spoke of on-the-job dangers

Robert Costello and Sara Burns have been identified as the Fredericton city police officers killed in a Friday morning shooting that left four people dead on the city’s north side. ...

8/10/2018 9:45:52 PM

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White House slams Omarosa Manigault Newman's new book as 'riddled with lies'

The former "Apprentice" villain and White House staffer releasing a new book.

8/10/2018 9:45:13 PM

via Voice of America
Deported Salvadoran Mother, Daughter Back in US on Judge's Order

A mother and daughter deported to El Salvador on Thursday flew back to the United States hours after a federal judge ordered their return and threatened to hold top officials in contempt if they failed to comply with his order, U.S. offici ...

8/10/2018 9:43:46 PM

via The Guardian
Explosion at Salisbury military hardware factory kills one

Police said another man is badly injured after incident at Chemring CountermeasuresOne person has been killed and another has been left in a critical condition after an explosion at a military hardware factory near Salisbury, police have s ...

8/10/2018 9:42:57 PM

via Market Watch
Earnings Outlook: Cisco earnings: Duo acquisition is nice, but what have you done for us lately?

Cisco Systems Inc. will wrap up its fiscal year with an earnings report that could have investors focusing on the future instead of the results.

8/10/2018 9:40:01 PM

via City Lab
Yes, Black People Brew Beer, Too

As craft beer breweries pop up in cities across America, Michael Potter and Day Bracey want to make sure that African American brewers are not left off the map.

8/10/2018 9:39:31 PM

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Fact Check Friday: Trump's pants-on-fire claims about California blazes and tariffs

ABC New's fact checks statements the president made on vacation this week.

8/10/2018 9:38:44 PM

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2 Canadian police officers among 4 dead in shooting; 1 suspect in custody

Two police officers were among the four people shot and killed Friday morning in the Canadian city of Fredericton, New Brunswick, police said.

8/10/2018 9:38:00 PM

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This grandpa plays Pokemon Go with 11 phones attached to his bike

Chen San-yuan, also known as "Uncle Pokemon," is a 70-year-old grandfather in Taiwan who equipped his bike with 11 phones to play Pokemon Go. He also rides around with a bag of batteries that allows him to play for up to 20 hours in a row. ...

8/10/2018 9:35:39 PM

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WWE’s WrestleMania-week competition sells out MSG

There will be a sold-out wrestling show at Madison Square Garden during WrestleMania weekend. It just won’t involve WWE. Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling’s “G1 Supercard” on April 6, 2019, at the World&#821 ...

8/10/2018 9:35:20 PM

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WWII pilot's remains return home after 7 decades

The remains of a World War II pilot were finally buried with full military honors in his home state of Nebraska after 73 years in foreign soil

8/10/2018 9:35:00 PM

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WWII pilot's remains return home after 7 decades

The remains of a World War II pilot were finally buried with full military honors in his home state of Nebraska after 73 years in foreign soil.

8/10/2018 9:34:41 PM

via Global
Montreal city councillor calling for overhaul of line-painting on city streets

A Montreal city councillor is ringing the alarm bells over poor line-painting for crosswalks and stop signs on many city streets.

8/10/2018 9:33:21 PM

via Global
100-year-old Montreal tennis player on what keeps him on the court

An incredible 100-year-old from the West Island still regularly plays tennis.

8/10/2018 9:32:27 PM