An Explosion Rocked a Russian Pathogen Lab That Stores Ebola, Smallpox

  09/17/2019 03:51 PM
The incident highlights the risks of researching and storing lethal pathogens.

  Lewandowski Confirms Trump Asked Him to Help Curtail Mueller Inquiry: Live Updates

  09/17/2019 03:50 PM
Mr. Lewandowski, President Trump’s former campaign manager, is testifying before lawmakers conducting an impeachment inquiry.

  Lewandowski Confirms Trump Asked Him to Help Curtail Mueller Inquiry: Live Updates

  09/17/2019 03:50 PM
Mr. Lewandowski, President Trump’s former campaign manager, is testifying before lawmakers conducting an impeachment inquiry.

  Cokie Roberts Dies; Veteran Broadcast Journalist Was 75

  09/17/2019 03:50 PM
She was known to millions for her pioneering work for ABC News and NPR.

  "48 Hours" podcast: "My Life of Crime" with Erin Moriarty

  09/17/2019 03:46 PM
A new true-crime podcast for fans of "48 Hours"

  Corey Lewandowski testifies he can't talk about conversations with Trump

  09/17/2019 03:46 PM
Corey Lewandowski, President Trump's former campaign manager, testifies before House Judiciary in regards to Trump and the Mueller report.

  DOJ Sues for All of Edward Snowden's Book Profits

  09/17/2019 03:46 PM

  Trump administration plans to block California from setting its own vehicle emissions standards

  09/17/2019 03:46 PM
The Trump administration move on California's auto emissions standards would likely set up a fight between the White House and the state.

  Everlane Still Struggles To Stock Clothes That Fit Its Customers

  09/17/2019 03:45 PM
After years of similar complaints, the minimalist brand continues to fall short.

  Cokie Roberts Dies; Veteran Broadcast Journalist Was 75

  09/17/2019 03:45 PM
She was known to millions for her pioneering work for ABC News and NPR.

  Lewandowski Confirms Trump Asked Him to Help Curtail Mueller Inquiry: Live Updates

  09/17/2019 03:43 PM
Mr. Lewandowski, President Trump’s former campaign manager, is testifying before lawmakers conducting an impeachment inquiry.

  Saudi oil attacks: Drones and missiles launched from Iran - US

  09/17/2019 03:42 PM
Drones and missiles that targeted oil facilities were fired from southern Iran, US officials say.

  Great Grandparents Turn Into ‘Up’ Characters For Grandson’s Birthday

  09/17/2019 03:41 PM
Richard and Caroline Bain, who both turn 90 this year, stepped in to play Carl and Ellie.

  Minneapolis robberies ‘unacceptable,’ police chief says: ‘Has to be consequences’

  09/17/2019 03:40 PM
Minneapolis police report 20 people have been arrested, 18 of them charged, in connection with two brutal mob-style robberies caught on tape in viral videos.

  Minneapolis robberies ‘unacceptable,’ police chief says: ‘Has to be consequences’

  09/17/2019 03:40 PM
Minneapolis police report 20 people have been arrested, 18 of them charged, in connection with two brutal mob-style robberies caught on tape in viral videos.

  Israel Election Live Updates: Exit Polls Show Tight Race

  09/17/2019 03:39 PM
Israelis are deciding the political fate of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a contest that has revolved around whether Jewish voters want their country to become more or less religious.

  ‘They Videoed His Death’: After a Brawl, Teenagers Gawked as a Boy Lay Dying

  09/17/2019 03:39 PM
Shocked officials on Long Island said the teenagers recorded the fight and the victim’s suffering on their phones.

  Couples in Virginia Can Marry Without Disclosing Their Race

  09/17/2019 03:39 PM
The attorney general said denying a marriage license for a couple’s refusal to disclose their race poses “serious constitutional questions.” New forms include a “declined to answer” option.

  Tekashi 69 to Testify Against Former Crew in Federal Court

  09/17/2019 03:39 PM
The rapper is now a government witness, testifying against his former crew, the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods.

  Couples in Virginia Can Marry Without Disclosing Their Race

  09/17/2019 03:39 PM
The attorney general said denying a marriage license for a couple’s refusal to disclose their race poses “serious constitutional questions.” New forms include a “declined to answer” option.

  Couples in Virginia Can Marry Without Disclosing Their Race

  09/17/2019 03:39 PM
The attorney general said denying a marriage license for a couple’s refusal to disclose their race poses “serious constitutional questions.” New forms include a “declined to answer” option.

  US government sues Edward Snowden over book disclosures – live

  09/17/2019 03:38 PM

A civil lawsuit alleges the whistleblower’s book Permanent Record violates non-disclosure agreements he signed with CIA and NSA

Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer announces his caucus will be working late to “share the stories of families shattered by gun violence.” Polls show Americans want action on the issue and the Democrats appear intent on pressing their advantage, although without Republican cooperation no legislation is possible.

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell this afternoon told reporters that he would not be taking up new gun safety legislation until checking with Donald Trump on what he wants.

Tonight, Democrats will hold the Senate floor into the evening to share the stories of families shattered by gun violence, the stories of our constituents, and demand that @SenateMajLdr McConnell and @realDonaldTrump join us in working to pass meaningful gun safety legislation. pic.twitter.com/USfai3fAts

Beto O’Rourke stopped by Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles this morning to meet with a group at the forefront of the growing homelessness crisis.

.@BetoORourke at Skid Row, visiting the Downtown Women’s Center pic.twitter.com/owEA1SBNZB

White House says it’s exploring “policing” as a tool to move homeless people off the streets. Unclear what that means or what authority the federal government could have in California cities.
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Courtney Milligan, 29 year old who lives at Skid Row, says she was glad to see ⁦⁦⁦@BetoORourke⁩ come to the area and hopes more 2020 candidates talk about homelessness.

“Skid Row is home for a lot of people. This shows he cares.” pic.twitter.com/5Lx9aUUw6Q

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  First Lady Melania Trump Gives the White House a Makeover

  09/17/2019 03:38 PM
The improvements come as the White House prepares to host a state dinner Friday

  Benjamin Netanyahu in close fight for survival in Israeli election

  09/17/2019 03:38 PM

Prime minister’s ruling Likud party trailing Blue and White party, poll shows

Israeli election: live coverage

Benjamin Netanyahu could be scrambling for his political survival over the coming days, after Israel election exit polls suggested neither he nor the opposition had gained a majority in parliament.

The unofficial polls released late on Tuesday evening showed the prime minister’s ruling Likud party marginally behind retired general Benny Gantz and his Blue and White party. Critically, neither had a clear route to form a majority government.

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  Lewandowski speaks at House Judiciary Committee impeachment hearing

  09/17/2019 03:38 PM
The White House ordered Rob Porter and Rick Dearborn to ignore subpoenas to appear before the House Judiciary Committee

  As Amazon Smolders, Indonesia Fires Choke the Other Side of the World

  09/17/2019 03:37 PM
Thousands of fires, most of them set to clear land for plantations that make palm oil, created thick clouds of smoke that disrupted air travel and sickened people.

  Train Delayed? Relax With a Bolivian Pastry and Bubble Tea

  09/17/2019 03:37 PM
New York is seeking to replace the discount-clothing stores and doughnut chains that line its subway corridors with trendy food halls and upscale shops.

  Train Delayed? Relax With a Bolivian Pastry and Bubble Tea

  09/17/2019 03:37 PM
New York is seeking to replace the discount-clothing stores and doughnut chains that line its subway corridors with trendy food halls and upscale shops.

  The Bahamas’ Big Need Is Tourists, It Says

  09/17/2019 03:37 PM
The 700-island nation is in mourning after the devastation of Hurricane Dorian. But with the country dependent upon tourism, travel officials say that many hotels and resorts are open and eager for visitors.

  The Governor, the Seneca Nation and the Completely Rotten Highway

  09/17/2019 03:37 PM
Three miles of wrecked pavement symbolize the feud between New York’s largest Native American tribe and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.

  'Nobody Wins in a Strike': Inside the Historic, Painful GM Walkout

  09/17/2019 03:37 PM
"When push comes to shove, GM doesn’t give a fuck if you’re a Republican or Democrat."

  U.S. sues Snowden for proceeds from new book

  09/17/2019 03:36 PM
The Justice Department is seeking to recover the proceeds of Edward Snowden's new book

  The Autoworkers Strike Is Bigger Than G.M.

  09/17/2019 03:35 PM
How teachers, hotel workers and supermarket cashiers inspired 50,000 General Motors workers to go on strike.

  U.S. Tries to Seize Edward Snowden’s Proceeds From New Memoir

  09/17/2019 03:35 PM
The former intelligence contractor, who disclosed surveillance secrets in 2013, failed to submit his book for prepublication review.

  Facebook to train AI systems using police videos

  09/17/2019 03:35 PM
Social media company is moving to crack down on extremist material on its platform, including real violence

  Inquiry into safety and wellbeing concerns at two hospitals

  09/17/2019 03:35 PM
It follows problems at the new children's hospital in Edinburgh and the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.

  Trump’s Advisors Are Getting Nostalgic for the Homelessness Crackdowns of Yore

  09/17/2019 03:34 PM
They think more police presence might just solve the problem.

  Another parent charged in college admissions cheating scandal

  09/17/2019 03:34 PM
Authorities say the woman was arrested in Spain and is accused of paying money to get her son into the University of California, Los Angeles

  WATCH Indian Air Force test-fire homegrown Astra missile from a Russian jet

  09/17/2019 03:33 PM
Preview The Indian Air Force has carried out a successful test of the Astra, its first homegrown air-to-air missile system. The trial launch from a Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jet was captured in impressive video footage.
Read Full Article at RT.com

  Designer slammed for 'disgusting' hoodies inspired by mass school shootings

  09/17/2019 03:32 PM
A New York-based fashion designer is facing major backlash after releasing a new line of hoodies inspired by a series of mass school shootings. 

  U.S. official says Washington believes Saudi attacks came from southwest Iran

  09/17/2019 03:32 PM
The United States believes the attacks that crippled Saudi Arabian oil facilities last weekend originated in southwestern Iran, a U.S. official told Reuters on Tuesday, giving an assessment that further increases tension in the Middle East.

  Saudi Arabia to restore oil output fully by end of September: energy minister

  09/17/2019 03:32 PM

  Is Tinder About to Become the Horniest Streaming Service?

  09/17/2019 03:32 PM

Tinder is reportedly getting into the streaming game with its sights on helping pair you up with prospective dates.

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  EPA set to revoke California's authority to set vehicle standards

  09/17/2019 03:30 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to revoke California's authority to set vehicle emission standards and could make the announcement as early as Wednesday, a source familiar with the plans tells CNN.

  Pence upbeat that Congress will pass USMCA trade deal this year

  09/17/2019 03:30 PM
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday said he believed Congress would act to pass a new U.S.-Mexico-Canada free trade agreement this year, providing important momentum for the U.S. economy.

  Fanatics poaches Nike exec as CFO; business is targeting $2.5 billion in sales this year

  09/17/2019 03:30 PM
Fanatics has hired Michener Chandlee, Nike's corporate audit and chief risk officer, to become its chief financial officer, succeeding Lauren Cooks Levitan, CNBC has learned.

  CEO of WeWork rival defends the office-sharing business model's ability to withstand a recession

  09/17/2019 03:30 PM
"I feel really confident that defense-minded CEOs, when they are on defense, they're going to come to" flexible offices, Knotel CEO Amol Sarva says.

  Borderlands 3 Is Fun But Very Corny

  09/17/2019 03:30 PM

It’s been a few days since Joshua and I streamed Borderlands 3 on the Kotaku Twitch channel, so we decided to do a brief video check-in to talk about our thoughts on the game so far. Josh will share his full thoughts on the game in a review soon, but you can check out our video to hear us talk about topics like the…

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  Presidential candidates look to court rural voters in South Carolina

  09/17/2019 03:29 PM
The small, unincorporated, rural community of Galivants Ferry felt like a bustling town center when four presidential candidates came here Monday

  Israeli election: exit polls suggest result too close to call - live news

  09/17/2019 03:29 PM

  ‘Crazy’ for Polish PM to suggest Nord Stream 2 pipeline is a ‘threat’ to European energy security

  09/17/2019 03:29 PM

  Cokie Roberts, veteran political reporter, has died at age 75

  09/17/2019 03:29 PM
Cokie Roberts was a longtime political reporter and analyst at ABC News and NPR

  Opinion: These little organisms are saving the coastlines from monster storms. Be nice to them

  09/17/2019 03:28 PM

  U.S. gas prices could rise 20 cents after Saudi oil attack

  09/17/2019 03:28 PM
A weekend strike on key Saudi oil facilities is already pushing up prices at the pump in the U.S.

  Amid Vaping Deaths, California Targets Counterfeit Products

  09/17/2019 03:27 PM
The move comes as a scourge of vaping-related illnesses across the country has killed at least seven people.

  Rhode Island boy, 4, weighs nearly twice as much as average kid his age due to rare condition

  09/17/2019 03:26 PM
A Rhode Island mom recently opened up about her son’s rare and life-threatening condition that causes him to gain weight at an abnormal pace — and the cruelty he has faced as a result. 

  Fire & EXPLOSION reported at Pemex oil refinery in southern Mexico

  09/17/2019 03:26 PM
Preview An oil refinery in Mexico has caught fire, according to videos that have emerged on social media. An explosion at the same facility was also reported, but the extent of the damage remains unclear.
Read Full Article at RT.com

  Wild 411-pound feral hog wrangled on Texas golf course, pictures show

  09/17/2019 03:25 PM
A massive 411-pound feral hog marauding through a Texas golf course was captured and removed last week.

  Yemen Houthi drones, missiles defy years of Saudi air strikes

  09/17/2019 03:25 PM
At a weapons exhibition in July in Yemen's Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, military officials whipped silken sheets off what they said were newly-developed drones and missiles.

  The 'brown girls' out to conquer Instagram

  09/17/2019 03:25 PM
South Asian women are proudly taking ownership of their identities on social media

  Oxycontin maker Purdue begins bankruptcy in push to settle opioid lawsuits

  09/17/2019 03:25 PM

  The U.S. Should Act Before a Global Downturn Destabilizes Latin America

  09/17/2019 03:22 PM
A potential widespread recession in the region can further endemic poverty, inequality and violence, sending another wave of migrants north.

  The Abortion Mysticism of Pete Buttigieg

  09/17/2019 03:22 PM
How the party of science decided that personhood begins at birth.

  Republicans Don’t Believe in Democracy

  09/17/2019 03:22 PM
Do Democrats understand what they’re facing?

  Israel Wants Palestine’s Land, but Not Its People

  09/17/2019 03:22 PM
Mr. Netanyahu only confirmed an unspoken truth. And yet something has changed.

  Something Special Is Happening in Rural America

  09/17/2019 03:22 PM
There is a “brain gain” afoot that suggests a national homecoming to less bustling spaces.

  ‘Locked and Loaded,’ but for What?

  09/17/2019 03:22 PM
President Trump considers retaliation after the attack on Saudi oil facilities. But he has few options and fewer allies.

  Mad About Kavanaugh and Gorsuch? The Best Way to Get Even Is to Pack the Court

  09/17/2019 03:22 PM
Their lifetime appointments cry out for Democratic hardball.

  The Ups and Downs of Life Without Wheels of My Own

  09/17/2019 03:22 PM
How I’ve been getting by since I ditched my car.

  Does Anyone Really ‘Love’ Their Private Health Insurance?

  09/17/2019 03:22 PM
I am alive today not because of insurance companies but despite them.

  The 184-Year-Old Promise to the Cherokee Congress Must Keep

  09/17/2019 03:22 PM
The tribe’s right to a congressional delegate is embedded in the 1835 Treaty of New Echota. The council’s nominee should be confirmed by Congress immediately.

  John Stossel: Democrats' Green New Deal is: 'impossible...violates the laws of physics'

  09/17/2019 03:22 PM
FNC regular John Stossel went after Democrats' proposed Green New Deal on Fox Nation's latest episode of "Deep Dive," scolding 2020 candidates for their support of the controversial bill.

  Israeli election too close to call: exit polls

  09/17/2019 03:21 PM
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's battle for political survival looked set to continue for days or weeks after Israeli exit polls at the end of Tuesday's election showed the race too close to call.

  Supreme Court: Parliament suspension case 'a difficult question of law'

  09/17/2019 03:18 PM
The Supreme Court hears competing arguments about the legality of the PM's decision to suspend Parliament.

  Israeli election too close to call: exit polls

  09/17/2019 03:17 PM
Israel's election on Tuesday was too close to call, exit polls indicated, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing Likud party virtually level with Benny Gantz's centrist Blue and White.

  General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour after E. coli found

  09/17/2019 03:17 PM
Warning comes two months after health officials said an E. coli outbreak linked to other flour brands was apparently over

  Warren and Trump Speeches Lay Out Competing Visions of Populism

  09/17/2019 03:16 PM
In New York, Senator Elizabeth Warren described a government compromised by the influence of the wealthy. President Trump, in New Mexico, denounced a “failed liberal establishment.”

  Storm-resistant parks are helping cities defend against flooding

  09/17/2019 03:16 PM
Flower beds disguise a ditch and filtration system that captures water and slowly releases it back into the river

  ‘Daytona Beach Serial Killer’ Suspect Is Arrested

  09/17/2019 03:16 PM
Police say evidence tied a man to at least four deaths between 2005 and 2016 in Daytona Beach and West Palm Beach.

  Biden's bid to attract Rust Belt workers faces troubles in his own backyard

  09/17/2019 03:15 PM

  White House candidate Harris urges new investigation of Kavanaugh, FBI

  09/17/2019 03:15 PM

  Famed Computer Scientist Resigns From MIT After Doubting Epstein Accuser

  09/17/2019 03:14 PM
In a terse email to his colleagues, Richard Stallman announced he was immediately stepping down from his position.

  Oil down as Saudi output restored; stocks steady as Fed meets

  09/17/2019 03:14 PM
Oil prices dropped sharply on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia's energy minister said the kingdom has fully restored its oil production after having been hit by an attack this weekend that shut 5% of global oil output.

  Trump to bar California from setting vehicle emissions rules: sources

  09/17/2019 03:13 PM

  Sarah Thomas: American swims English Channel four times

  09/17/2019 03:13 PM
Sarah Thomas is the first person to swim the English Channel four times non-stop

  Analysis: Kavanaugh controversy could hurt Democrats' 2020 Senate chances

  09/17/2019 03:12 PM
The re-emergence of the controversy surrounding Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court has put Democrats in a challenging political position.

  Who Really Attacked Saudi Arabia?

  09/17/2019 03:12 PM
Houthi rebels in Yemen claimed responsibility, but Saudi and American officials have pointed fingers at Iran.

  Bringing Down Harvey Weinstein

  09/17/2019 03:12 PM
Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey talk about their new book, “She Said,” and Ian Urbina discusses “The Outlaw Ocean.”

  Everything to Know About the 2019 Emmys

  09/17/2019 03:11 PM
How to watch and who could win

  3 Masked Teens Shot Dead During Failed Home Burglary

  09/17/2019 03:11 PM


A Georgia homeowner fatally shot three masked teens, at least one of whom was armed, during a failed robbery attempt early Monday, authorities said, NBC news reported.The three boys, one 15 and the other...

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  NYC Rabbi Preyed on Dozens of Minors for Nude Pics: Feds

  09/17/2019 03:10 PM


A rabbi and associate principal at a prominent New York City private school faces child pornography charges for allegedly tricking a teen boy into sending him nude photos, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

Photo Credit: News 4

  Charlie Kirk: It's Constitution Day, America – Here's what we should (and should not) be celebrating

  09/17/2019 03:09 PM
September 17 is Constitution Day, a day that does not receive the attention of other patriotic holidays like July Fourth, Veteran’s Day, or Memorial Day, but is no less important. 

  Joy Reid suggests 'wealthy white Christian' men will enact apartheid to 'maintain power'

  09/17/2019 03:09 PM
MSNBC host Joy Reid has suggested that wealthy, white Republicans are willing to enact a South Africa-style apartheid system in the United States in order to maintain a hold on power.

  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Back First 2020 Challenger to Sitting Democrat

  09/17/2019 03:09 PM
The progressive congresswoman’s endorsement of Marie Newman, who is seeking to oust the conservative-leaning Representative Daniel Lipinski, reflects a careful political calculus.

  "Like a sunburn on your lungs": How does the climate crisis impact health?

  09/17/2019 03:07 PM
Children, pregnant people and the elderly are the most at risk from extreme weather and heat – but the impact is already felt across every specialty of medicine

  Iran's supreme leader: No talk with the US at any level

  09/17/2019 03:07 PM
The remarks seemingly kill off speculation about a U.S.-Iran meeting.

  Iran's supreme leader: No talk with the US at any level

  09/17/2019 03:07 PM
The remarks seemingly kill off speculation about a U.S.-Iran meeting.

  UK deportation of three men halted after detention centre death

  09/17/2019 03:07 PM

Court rules deportees may have evidence about death of Oscar Okwurime in Harmondsworth

The deportation of three men from the UK to Nigeria on Tuesday night was halted by the high court because they may be able to provide evidence about the death of a man in a detention centre.

Oscar Okwurime died in Harmondsworth detention centre next to Heathrow airport last Thursday. In an order made in the high court on Monday preventing the three men flying, Mr Justice Butler said: “There is a serious issue that there should not be a removal of persons for whom there are grounds to believe that they may have material evidence to give in relation to the death of Oscar Okwurime.”

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  Trump lists top five possible Bolton replacements

  09/17/2019 03:07 PM
The president had particular praise for Keith Kellogg, Vice President Mike Pence's national security adviser

  1st case of Eastern equine encephalitis confirmed in Connecticut: Health officials

  09/17/2019 03:06 PM
The first case of Eastern equine encephalitis has been confirmed in Connecticut as the virus continues to spread across North America.

  1st case of Eastern equine encephalitis confirmed in Connecticut: Health officials

  09/17/2019 03:06 PM
The first case of Eastern equine encephalitis has been confirmed in Connecticut as the virus continues to spread across North America.

  Israel election: Voting closes in second poll in five months

  09/17/2019 03:06 PM
Analysts say Benjamin Netanyahu unlikely to be able to secure majority, raising prospect of unity government.

  Saudi oil attacks: All the latest updates

  09/17/2019 03:06 PM
Riyadh calls on world's governments to confront drone attacks on its oil installations 'regardless of their origin'.

  Taiwan president accuses China of ‘dollar diplomacy’ after country loses recognition from largest Pacific ally

  09/17/2019 03:05 PM
Taiwan’s president on Monday accused China of “dollar diplomacy” after the Solomon Islands, one of the few remaining countries to recognize Taiwan, switched allegiance to China.

  California Republican Rep. Paul Cook announces plans to leave Congress

  09/17/2019 03:04 PM
Rep. Paul Cook, a California Republican, announced Tuesday that he will not seek reelection to the House in 2020, adding to the growing number of House Republicans who plan to depart in 2020.

  Tim Tebow, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters ask for 'help' with wedding hashtags

  09/17/2019 03:04 PM
Like many engaged millennial couples, they're admittedly struggling to coin the perfect wedding hashtag.

  Italian solider stabbed in neck, shoulder by man carrying scissors, shouting 'Allahu Akbar'

  09/17/2019 03:04 PM
An Italian soldier was stabbed in the neck and shoulder outside a Milan train station Tuesday by a man wielding a pair of scissors and shouting “Allahu Akbar."

  'Seinfeld' could be the last 'white whale' TV show for Netflix to snag

  09/17/2019 03:04 PM
As Netflix's rivals prep for their own streaming service launches, and snatch up content belonging to their own networks, Netflix could soon face a dry well when it comes to massively popular, 100+ episode shows.

  Who is Javier Burillo Azcarraga, the Mexican tycoon arrested after son's boat death?

  09/17/2019 03:02 PM

Javier Burillo, part of Mexico's rich and powerful Azcarraga family, is held after his 11-year-old son dies on a boating trip in San Francisco Bay.


  Trump administration officials tell Senate about Big Tech antitrust probes

  09/17/2019 03:01 PM

  Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez arrested on child porn charges

  09/17/2019 03:01 PM
Vazquez, 28, was arrested at his residence in Pittsburgh

  US government sues Edward Snowden over his memoir

  09/17/2019 03:00 PM
Justice Department says Snowden violated nondisclosure agreements by publishing 'Permanent Record' without gov't review.

  UK Liberal Democrats face huge fight to stop Brexit: leader Swinson

  09/17/2019 03:00 PM
Britain's Liberal Democrats face the fight of their lives to rescue the country from the negative effects of leaving the EU, party leader Jo Swinson said on Tuesday, outlining the battle for hearts and minds in the next few weeks.

  British PM could recall parliament if suspension ruled unlawful

  09/17/2019 03:00 PM
Boris Johnson could recall parliament if Britain's highest court rules he unlawfully suspended it, a government lawyer said on Tuesday, after judges heard the prime minister wanted a shutdown because it was an obstacle to his Brexit plans.

  Merriam-Webster adds the nonbinary pronoun 'they' to its dictionary

  09/17/2019 02:59 PM
Merriam-Webster has officially added the nonbinary pronoun "they" as an entry in its dictionary.

  Explosion rocks Soviet-era biological weapons center

  09/17/2019 02:59 PM
A gas explosion shook a Soviet-era biological weapons center in Siberia that houses samples of Ebola and smallpox.

  Comic-Strip History Not to be ‘Overlooked’ at Midtown Bar

  09/17/2019 02:58 PM


A Midtown bar features a wall toward the back with comic-strip and cartoon characters, from Fred Flintstone to Spiderman to Mad magazine, all of which were created by New York writers and cartoonists back...

  Tropical Storm Imelda makes landfall in Texas

  09/17/2019 02:57 PM
Tropical Storm Imelda made landfall in Texas on Tuesday, and it could give the Houston area its heaviest rainfall from one storm since Hurricane Harvey, raising prospects of heavy flooding in a city that sees plenty of it.

  Behind the Scenes on 'Session,' the Game Picking up the 'Skate 4' Torch

  09/17/2019 02:57 PM
VICE Games chats with the developers of Session, the would-be heir of EA's Skate franchise, about difficulty, realism, and skating history.

  Ex-campaign chief defends Trump at chaotic impeachment hearing

  09/17/2019 02:57 PM

  Lewandowski testifies at House impeachment hearing

  09/17/2019 02:57 PM
President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski is appearing Tuesday before the House Judiciary Committee in the panel's first official "impeachment hearing" under the panel's new rules.

  Former Trump campaign chief to testify publicly

  09/17/2019 02:57 PM

  Factbox: Big Tech faces growing number of federal, state probes

  09/17/2019 02:57 PM
U.S. antitrust enforcers testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel on Tuesday as the number of antitrust probes into big tech companies grows.

  U.S. Justice Dept official calls big tech antitrust probes a 'priority'

  09/17/2019 02:56 PM

  Why the Fed is likely to trim interest rates further

  09/17/2019 02:54 PM
Trade war jitters, a manufacturing slowdown and other factors point to a second rate cut this year by the Fed

  Extinction Rebellion stage funeral at London fashion week finale

  09/17/2019 02:54 PM

The activist group focused on fast fashion as a major factor in the climate crisis and called for drastic reform

The end of London fashion week was somewhat sombre on Tuesday evening. It culminated in Extinction Rebellion’s funeral march calling for the event to end in its current form, with the group criticising the clothing industry as a major offender in the climate crisis.

Extinction Rebellion kept to the drama of which fashion is so fond. Starting at Trafalgar Square, a group of about 200 people – some in funereal outfits complete with black veils – gathered around two black coffins. “RIP LFW 1983-2019” read one, while the other simply said “Our Future”. They were accompanied by a live band as they made their way up to 180 The Strand, a venue that hosted fashion week shows.

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  Desperate journeys: Police clear migrant camp in France

  09/17/2019 02:54 PM
The makeshift camp is being cleared and migrants being dispersed around the country.

  Trump To Block California From Setting Its Own Car Pollution Standards: Report

  09/17/2019 02:53 PM
The state's waiver allows it to set its own rules about auto emissions.

  Corey Lewandowski Refuses To Answer Questions At House Hearing

  09/17/2019 02:52 PM
The W.H. instructed the former Trump campaign aide not to "disclose any conversations" he'd had with the president.

  'Country stands behind Stokes' in Sun story row

  09/17/2019 02:52 PM
England cricketer Ben Stokes has the support of "the whole sport and the country" after criticising The Sun over a story it ran about his family, a leading cricket chief says.

  GM switches health insurance costs to union for striking workers; talks continue

  09/17/2019 02:52 PM
General Motors Co shifted health insurance costs for its striking workers to the United Auto Workers union as its members walked the picket line for the second day on Tuesday.

  White House says not involved in contract talks with GM, UAW union

  09/17/2019 02:52 PM
The White House is not involved in contract talks with General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers union, aimed at ending a nationwide strike that began late on Sunday, a White House spokesman and GM said.

  Felicity Huffman sentenced to 14 days in jail

  09/17/2019 02:50 PM
The popular television actress admitted to paying $15,000 in an effort to boost her eldest daughter's SAT score.

  Hong Kong leader to hold dialogue aimed at easing tensions

  09/17/2019 02:49 PM
Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, said on Tuesday she and her team would begin dialogue sessions with the community next week, while reiterating that violence that has roiled the city over three months of protests must end.

  Spain likely to return to the polls in November after party talks fail

  09/17/2019 02:48 PM

Socialist leader Pedro Sánchez appears to have failed in bid to form a stable government

Spain looks set to return to the polls for the fourth time in as many years in November after last-ditch efforts to break the deadlock following April’s inconclusive vote came to nothing late on Tuesday.

Although the Spanish socialist party (PSOE), led by the acting prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, won the most votes five months ago, it fell well short of a majority in the country’s 350-seat congress.

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  100 Cylinders Of Bull Semen Go Up In Smoke In Fire At Cattle Breeding Farm

  09/17/2019 02:47 PM
Cryogenic containers exploded in the fire in Australia, splattering the burning building with sperm.

  READ: Lewandowski's opening statement

  09/17/2019 02:47 PM
The House Judiciary Committee is holding its first impeachment investigation hearing on Tuesday, September 17. Here is the opening statement of former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski:

  Joe Biden's sister dismisses calls for Justice Kavanaugh's impeachment

  09/17/2019 02:46 PM
"I don't think you'd call for impeachment proceedings because of a story in The New York Times," Valerie Biden Owens, a campaign co-chair, said

  U.S. Justice Department Sues Edward Snowden Over New Memoir

  09/17/2019 02:45 PM
The lawsuit alleges the ex-NSA contractor violated a nondisclosure agreement

  Bridal party delivers aid to Hurricane Dorian-hit Bahamas

  09/17/2019 02:43 PM
Rikki Kahley and her friends brought 40 suitcases of donated items to the ravaged archipelago.

  IPhone 11 and 11 Pro Review: Thinking Differently in the Golden Age of Smartphones

  09/17/2019 02:42 PM
This is not your typical gadget review. That’s because it is time to rethink when to upgrade your iPhone.

  Guarding the Sanctity of Italian Food, One Meal at a Time

  09/17/2019 02:42 PM
The SoHo chapter of the Accademia Italiana della Cucina gathers each month to review a restaurant and uphold its ideal of that nation’s cuisine. (No veal parm, please!)

  A Nazi Design Show Draws Criticism. Its Curator’s Comments Didn’t Help.

  09/17/2019 02:42 PM
The exhibition’s detractors say that a man who derided museums as too feminine and politically correct may not be taking the right approach to overseeing the sensitive items on display.

  Has the world failed the Rohingya Muslims?

  09/17/2019 02:42 PM
Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar face a 'serious risk of genocide', the UN has warned.

  Facebook enlists Ray-Ban maker to help with 'Orion' smart glasses, a project years in the making

  09/17/2019 02:42 PM
Facebook has partnered with Luxottica to develop augmented-reality Ray-Ban glasses code-named 'Orion', people familiar with the matter told CNBC.

  Trump Will End California’s Authority to Set Stricter Auto Emissions Rules

  09/17/2019 02:41 PM
The move, expected Wednesday, would strip California of its special authority to set tougher rules on car emissions. 

  Trump Will End California’s Authority to Set Stricter Auto Emissions Rules

  09/17/2019 02:41 PM
The move, expected Wednesday, would strip California of its special authority to set tougher rules on car emissions. 

  Citizenship Day Used to Be Called ‘I Am an American Day.’ Here’s How It Came to Be—and Why It Changed

  09/17/2019 02:41 PM
Nearly 34,000 people will by sworn in as new American citizens during 316 ceremonies held nationwide, from Albany, N.Y., to Yakima, Wash., between Sept. 13 and Sept. 23

  To G.M. Workers, U.A.W. Strike Is Chance for Overdue Reward

  09/17/2019 02:41 PM
Union members are pushing for what they see as a fair share of the company’s hefty returns, a decade after its bankruptcy, as negotiations continue.

  Hong Kong Activists Ask Lawmakers to Block U.S. Companies From Exporting Equipment Used Against Protesters

  09/17/2019 02:39 PM
Lawmakers expressed support for the protests

  North Carolina sheriff wanted ex-deputy with dirt on him killed, indictment says

  09/17/2019 02:39 PM
A grand jury has indicted the sitting Granville County, North Carolina, sheriff on two felony obstruction of justice charges, alleging the lawman ignored and encouraged a plot to kill one of his deputies, according to court documents.

  Hundreds killed in Brazil's Amazon over land, resources: HRW

  09/17/2019 02:38 PM
Human Rights Watch finds that of 300 cases of killings in the Amazon in the last decade, only 14 were tried in court.

  Amazon Offers Millions of Songs in High-Quality Audio. Even Neil Young Approves.

  09/17/2019 02:36 PM
The company addresses a longtime complaint of audiophiles by offering improved audio for 50 million songs. It will cost $15 a month, $13 for members.

  Cameron Ortis: Trudeau reassures allies amid alleged spying case

  09/17/2019 02:36 PM
The prime minister's remarks come after the arrest of senior RCMP intelligence official last week.

  The History of Citizenship Day Is a Reminder That Being an American Has Always Been Complicated

  09/17/2019 02:32 PM
“We welcome you,” President Truman declared, “not to a narrow nationalism but to a great community based on a set of universal ideals.”

  Rep. Ayanna Pressley pushes for Brett Kavanaugh impeachment

  09/17/2019 02:32 PM

  Another parent arrested as part of Varsity Blues college admissions scandal

  09/17/2019 02:31 PM
The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that a Chinese woman based in Canada named Xiaoning Sui has been arrested in Spain in the college admissions case.

  Another parent arrested as part of Varsity Blues college admissions scandal

  09/17/2019 02:31 PM
The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that a Chinese woman based in Canada named Xiaoning Sui has been arrested in Spain in the college admissions case.

  Corbyn vows to put 'sensible' Brexit deal to voters in referendum

  09/17/2019 02:31 PM

Labour leader says as PM he would ‘carry out whatever the people decide’ in second EU referendum with remain as an option

Jeremy Corbyn has set out the four pillars of a “sensible” Brexit deal he would negotiate with the EU, as he pledged to carry out whatever the people decide in a second EU referendum as Labour prime minister.

The Labour leader set out how he would go into an election offering to negotiate a Brexit deal involving a customs union, ahead of next week’s autumn conference where activists will launch a bid to shift the party’s position towards campaigning to remain in the EU.

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  Afghan student invited to UN youth climate summit denied US visa

  09/17/2019 02:30 PM
Teen selected to participate in first UN youth climate summit unable to travel as US embassy rejects visa application.

  Navy Says Yes, Those ‘Unidentified Aerial Phenomena’ Videos Are Real

  09/17/2019 02:30 PM

  ‘Pray for CNN’: Network crucified for bashing ‘thoughts and prayers’ tradition

  09/17/2019 02:29 PM
Preview ‘Thoughts and prayers’ is a phrase bandied about by well-wishers after almost every national tragedy but, according to a new study reported by CNN, atheists would actually pay not to receive them.
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  ‘Pray for CNN’: Network crucified for bashing ‘thoughts and prayers’ tradition

  09/17/2019 02:29 PM
Preview ‘Thoughts and prayers’ is a phrase bandied about by well-wishers after almost every national tragedy but, according to a new study reported by CNN, atheists would actually pay not to receive them.
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  All Out Search for Girl, 5, Who Went Missing at NJ Park

  09/17/2019 02:28 PM


Police and family members in a South Jersey town are searching for a 5-year-old girl who went missing while visiting a park Monday.

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  Mexico experts say body parts dumped in well come from 41 individuals

  09/17/2019 02:25 PM

  Saturday Night Live fires new cast member Shane Gillis over controversial comments

  09/17/2019 02:23 PM

  MS-13 member accused of kidnapping Tennessee high school student after refusing to join gang

  09/17/2019 02:22 PM
An MS-13 member has been accused of kidnapping a Tennessee high school student and beating him because he allegedly refused to join the violent gang.

  To Find Clues in Saudi Oil Attacks, U.S. Examines Missile and Drone Parts

  09/17/2019 02:22 PM
American investigators are gathering evidence to bolster their claim that Iran was responsible for attacking oil facilities in Saudi Arabia.

  New York Times reporters grilled about botched Kavanaugh story

  09/17/2019 02:22 PM
The two reporters at the center of the botched New York Times story about a new sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh were pressed on Tuesday about the paper's handling of the facts.

  Andrew Yang Knows You May Disagree With Him About Shane Gillis

  09/17/2019 02:19 PM
Mr. Gillis was dropped by “Saturday Night Live” after making racist comments about Asian-Americans and using a slur to refer to Mr. Yang, a presidential candidate, who has urged forgiveness.

  An Indigenous Group Famous for Its Heart Health Started Using Cooking Oil—and Began Gaining Weight

  09/17/2019 02:15 PM

A group of indigenous people in Bolivia are famous for their healthy hearts, but a new study shows that they are experiencing higher rates of obesity after the introduction of processed cooking oils to their diet.

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  How an Oil Price Surge Could Hurt the U.S. Economy

  09/17/2019 02:13 PM
The spike in oil prices after the drone attacks in Saudi Arabia won’t start a recession. But a sustained surge in energy prices might have a bigger impact.

  How an Oil Price Surge Could Hurt the U.S. Economy

  09/17/2019 02:13 PM
The spike in oil prices after the drone attacks in Saudi Arabia won’t start a recession. But a sustained surge in energy prices might have a bigger impact.

  This Software Will Give You a Fake Face to Protect Your Privacy

  09/17/2019 02:12 PM
DeepPrivacy masks your real face with a flurry of a million other faces.

  Harvey Weinstein’s Lawyer Contends Disgraced Mogul Has Committed ‘Sins’ But Is Not a ‘Rapist’

  09/17/2019 02:12 PM
Weinstein has denied all accusations of non-consensual sex

  Trump’s Cabinet Has Had More Ex-Lobbyists Than Obama Or Bush

  09/17/2019 02:12 PM
Former lobbyists run the Defense and Interior departments, EPA and office of the U.S. Trade Representative.

  Congresswoman to file Kavanaugh impeachment resolution

  09/17/2019 02:11 PM
"Sexual predators do not deserve a seat on the nation's highest court," argued Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley

  A crack emerges in the financial markets

  09/17/2019 02:11 PM
Borrowing rates skyrocketed on Tuesday in a sleepy corner of Wall Street that is critical to the functioning of the global financial system.

  A crack emerges in the financial markets

  09/17/2019 02:11 PM
Borrowing rates skyrocketed on Tuesday in a sleepy corner of Wall Street that is critical to the functioning of the global financial system.

  Watch how the hearing went off the rails

  09/17/2019 02:10 PM
Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski frustrated Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) during questioning before the House Judiciary Committee.

  The US Government Is Suing Edward Snowden

  09/17/2019 02:09 PM
Snowden published his memoir, "Permanent Record," and the US government doesn't want him to make any money off of it.

  Trump's Cabinet has included more ex-lobbyists than Obama or Bush

  09/17/2019 02:07 PM
President Trump claimed he would drain the swamp, but it's unclear what he meant by that

  Man called police allegedly to say he stabbed daughter to death: Sheriff

  09/17/2019 02:06 PM
Joe Montes has been arrested for murder. There is no known motive.

  Man called police allegedly to say he stabbed daughter to death: Sheriff

  09/17/2019 02:06 PM
Joe Montes has been arrested for murder. There is no known motive.

  All The Movies Coming To Netflix This Week

  09/17/2019 02:05 PM
Zach Galifianakis stars in "Between Two Ferns: The Movie."

  ‘I Will Not Allow That to Be Your Life.’ A Mother’s Letter to Her Black Sons on Growing Up in America

  09/17/2019 02:04 PM
Read an excerpt from Imani Perry's new book, 'Breathe'

  Husband arrested after missing woman and her 4 kids found dead

  09/17/2019 02:04 PM
Police believe they've found the remains of four young children hours after their mother was found dead in Georgia

  Getty Trust to Invest $100 Million in Saving Threatened Antiquities

  09/17/2019 02:03 PM
The money will go toward preserving ancient artifacts that are in danger because of crises like war and climate change.

  Simon Cowell Tells A Predictable Lie On ‘Ellen’

  09/17/2019 02:02 PM
The "America's Got Talent" judge got tripped up by The Lie Detector Game.

  Zenit star Sardar Azmoun scores first goal of Champions League season (VIDEO)

  09/17/2019 02:01 PM
Preview The honor of scoring the first goal of the 2019/20 UEFA Champions League season went to Russia’s Zenit St. Petersburg and their Iranian striker Sardar Azmoun.
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  Immigration judge violated Hatch Act with pro-Hillary Clinton comments, ruling says

  09/17/2019 02:01 PM
The fine against Carmene "Zsa Zsa" DePaolo was the maximum possible civil penalty that she faced under the Hatch Act for her comments about Hillary Clinton's immigration plan at a deportation hearing.

  Josh Frydenberg overruled department to block Lord Howe Island wind turbines

  09/17/2019 02:00 PM

Exclusive: FOI documents reveal former environment minister took action despite support from islanders

The former environment minister Josh Frydenberg went against the advice of his departmental experts when he blocked two wind turbines on Lord Howe Island in 2017, consigning the world-heritage listed island to relying on diesel fuel for the bulk of its electricity.

A freedom of information request by the Guardian has uncovered that the minister took the unusual action of blocking the project under the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act, deeming it “unacceptable”.

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  Huang Xiangmo: judge to reveal why she froze $140m of Chinese businessman's assets

  09/17/2019 02:00 PM

  Oil supply is back to what it was before the attack, but we don't know yet who is responsible - Saudi energy minister

  09/17/2019 02:00 PM

  Wild New Theory Blames a Disintegrating Moon for Star’s Mysterious Dimming

  09/17/2019 02:00 PM

  These Are The Most Fun Cities In The U.S.

  09/17/2019 01:56 PM
A report from WalletHub ranks cities based on metrics like number of attractions, bar accessibility and more.