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  • London Mayor Pushes For Second Brexit Vote

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    Alarmed by the possibility of a bad or "no-deal" Brexit, London Mayor Sadiq

    Sun, 16 Sep 2018 10:08:09 -0400
  • George W. Bush: Standing up for tolerance after 9/11

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    Peter Baker, author of “Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House" spoke to Yahoo News about the younger Bush’s defining moment of presidential leadership: standing up to anti-Muslim hatred and discrimination after the attacks on Sept. 11. 2001.

    Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:54 -0400
  • Time Magazine To Be Sold To Billionaire Couple For $190 Million

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    Billionaire Marc Benioff and his wife, Lynne, are buying Time magazine from

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 00:20:11 -0400
  • Hong Kong, southern China clean up after super typhoon

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    The financial hub of Hong Kong began clearing up on Monday after being battered by one of the strongest typhoons in recent years, with financial markets and offices operating as normal. Super typhoon Mangkhut, with hurricane-force winds well over 200 kilometers per hour (124 miles/h), had barreled past the northern tip of the Philippines, killing at least 50 people. It then skirted south of Hong Kong and the neighboring gambling hub of Macau, before making landfall in China.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 06:13:03 -0400
  • Volvo asks US government for tariff exemption for China-built XC60 crossover SUV

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    Volvo is the latest automaker to ask the U.S. government for an exemption from steep tariffs on Chinese-made SUVs, Reuters reported Friday. Buick asked trade officials in July for an exemption from a 25-percent tariff on its China-made Envision SUV earlier this year, although Volvo's interest in seeking relief from the measure is far greater. In August, the XC60 accounted for more than 31 percent of overall sales for Volvo, according to the automaker. Since May, the U.S. has imported most of its Volvo XC60 models from China, although the automaker originally imported them from its factory in Sweden when the car was launched. Unlike Buick, which petitioned for an exemption for 40,000 of its China-built Envision crossover, Volvo is seeking an unlimited exemption for XC60 crossovers built in China, according to Reuters.  Earlier this year, Volvo opened its first North American production facility near Charleston, S.C., where it builds the S60 sedan and eventually the XC90 full-size crossover. DON'T MISS: Global trade war prompts Volvo to put brakes on its IPO In its letter to the U.S. Trade Representative, Volvo said it could eventually build the XC60 crossover in America, but said that a proposed 25-percent tariff would be unfairly passed to consumers. When Volvo opened its North American plant in June, CEO Hakan Samuelsson said that steep tariffs could threaten jobs at that plant and that eliminating global trade restrictions was the "right way" for the auto industry. “We will export as many cars from this factory as we will import in the U.S...That is a good example of how trade with cars should work in an open and free economy,” he said in June.  

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 09:34:00 -0400
  • A U.S. Border Patrol Agent Accused of Killing Four Women Is Being Held on $2.5 Million Bond

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    The dead are believed to have been sex workers

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 02:58:31 -0400
  • Sen. Ted Cruz Calls Rival Beto O'Rourke 'Quick' To Blame Dallas Cop Who Killed Botham Jean

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    Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who are facing off

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 20:05:14 -0400
  • Frantic dig for Philippine victims of typhoon landslide

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    Philippine rescuers used shovels and bare hands to claw through mounds of rocky soil on Monday in a desperate search for dozens feared buried under a landslide unleashed by Typhoon Mangkhut. Searchers have already pulled 11 bodies from the vast debris field in Itogon in the disaster-prone nation's north.

    Sun, 16 Sep 2018 20:14:02 -0400
  • Rains from Florence cause collapse at NC coal ash landfill

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    Duke Energy said Saturday night that heavy rains from Florence caused a slope to collapse at a coal-ash landfill at a closed power station near the North Carolina coast.

    Sun, 16 Sep 2018 17:48:51 -0400
  • Sen. McConnell urges Senate to keep Kavanaugh vote on schedule

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    Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faces an allegation of sexual assault from high school.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 16:45:14 -0400
  • Donald Trump has 'insecurity of a teenage girl' says John Kerry in attack on president

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    John Kerry, the former US secretary of state, has torn into Donald Trump in response to the president accusing him of holding “illegal” meetings with Iran. The former Massachusetts senator used decidedly undiplomatic language, saying Mr Trump had “the maturity of an eight-year-old boy with the insecurity of a teenage girl. The attack came after Mr Trump tweeted that talks Mr Kerry held with Iran officials after leaving office were “to the detriment of the American people".

    Sun, 16 Sep 2018 14:19:10 -0400
  • Blowing In With Hurricane Florence: The Rugged Anchor In A Polo Shirt

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    The only thing in the Carolinas having a good week is the polo shirt. As

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 19:36:27 -0400
  • The 67 Most Delish Fall Soups

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    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 18:27:00 -0400
  • Alligator Casually Strolls Through Myrtle Beach-Area Neighborhood During Florence

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    Gators have to weather these storms too.

    Sun, 16 Sep 2018 16:55:58 -0400
  • Why Idlib matters and the obstacles Assad faces there

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    The Syrian conflict has turned toward the northwestern Idlib region, where government preparations for a Russian-backed offensive have sparked a concerted Turkish diplomatic bid to prevent an attack. A major assault in Idlib, home to some three million people, could be more deadly and destructive than any other in a war that has killed hundreds of thousands of people since 2011. The U.N. is warning of a humanitarian catastrophe.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:34:03 -0400
  • Wisconsin Humane Society Rescues 5 Squirrels With 'Hopelessly Entangled' Tails

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    What a tale these five squirrels can tell. Or should we say "tails"?

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:41:38 -0400
  • Erdogan says luxury jumbo is 'gift' from Qatar emir

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    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the emir of Qatar gave a luxury jumbo jet as a "gift" to Turkey, rejecting opposition claims the plane had been bought in a costly purchase for the presidency. In comments published Monday, Erdogan said Turkey had shown interest in buying the on-sale Boeing 747-8 plane -- reportedly worth around $400 million -- but Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani insisted on offering the plane as a gift. When the Qatar emir was informed of this he gave it as a gift, saying 'I won't take money from Turkey.

    Sun, 16 Sep 2018 20:55:31 -0400
  • Report links half of Dutch cardinals and bishops to abuse

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    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A media report linking half of the cardinals and bishops who served in the Netherlands between 1945 and 2010 to abuse cases has drawn the country's Catholic Church into the church's global sex abuse and cover-up scandal.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 08:00:39 -0400
  • Florence Flooding Breaches Makeshift Levee Reinforcement In North Carolina

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    LUMBERTON, North Carolina -- In the days before Hurricane Florence struck,

    Sun, 16 Sep 2018 17:25:30 -0400
  • Protests as Steve Bannon defends Europe’s far right at New York appearance

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    Protesters gathered to voice their opposition to Steve Bannon as he used an appearance in New York to praise Hungary’s nationalist prime minister Viktor Orban and Italy’s deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini. Speaking at a live debate at the Open Future festival organised by The Economist in New York, the former White House chief strategist applauded the leaders for trying to safeguard the “sovereignty” of their nations. “These individuals, these populist national movements across Europe, are trying to get the sovereignties of their countries back,” Donald Trump’s former aide said.

    Sun, 16 Sep 2018 13:49:18 -0400
  • Thai cave rescue diver sues Elon Musk for defamation over repeated ‘pedo’ comments

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    A British rescue diver who was instrumental in the rescue of 12 children trapped in a Thailand cave is suing Tesla CEO Elon Musk for defamation. Vernon Unsworth and his attorneys filed their lawsuit on Monday, arguing that the businessman had crossed a line by repeatedly insisting that Mr Unsworth is a paedophile and “child rapist”. Musk did not substantiate his claims against the diver.

    Tue, 18 Sep 2018 02:11:00 -0400
  • Rare triple whale breach close to boat stuns onlookers

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    Whale watchers squeal with delight as three surfacing humpbacks leap out of the water almost simultaneously in rare triple breach right next to their boat.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 06:14:20 -0400
  • Drudge Report Dragged For Promoting Hit Piece On The Wrong 'Christine Ford'

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    Conservative website Drudge Report shared an article on Monday that attempted

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 17:40:28 -0400
  • Baby-aspirin risks overwhelm benefits in healthy elderly

    The trial has "provided convincing evidence that aspirin is ineffective in preserving good health in elderly people without a medical (reason) to be using it," chief author Dr. John J. McNeil of Monash University in Melbourne told Reuters Health in an email. The results - which show that risks of major bleeding in low-dose aspirin users overwhelm any heart benefits - were reported online in the New England Journal of Medicine and presented Sunday at the European Respiratory Society International Congress in Paris. For people trying to prevent a second heart attack or stroke, evidence in support of baby aspirin therapy remains strong.

    Sun, 16 Sep 2018 14:21:54 -0400
  • 20 Spring-Inspired Cakes and Cupcakes

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    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 10:12:00 -0400
  • Iran vows to protect civilians in Syria's Idlib province

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    Iran said Monday it is committed to protecting civilians if its Syrian regime ally launches a full-scale offensive on the country's last rebel stronghold of Idlib province. "The humanitarian issue is of significant importance to us," foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi told journalists in Tehran. Tehran is a key backer of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the country's seven-year conflict, and has said it is ready to support an assault by regime forces on the rebel-held province.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 09:04:15 -0400
  • GOP officials: Indicted Rep. Chris Collins to stay on ballot

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    Indicted U.S. Rep. Chris Collins will remain on the ballot despite previously suspending his campaign.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 18:00:55 -0400
  • Hurricane Florence Has Killed At Least 1.7 Million Chickens In North Carolina

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    At least one livestock company has reported massive losses in the wake of

    Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:05:00 -0400
  • FEMA Will Test an Emergency System That Lets President Trump Send You Text Alerts

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    The texts will be sent as "Presidential Alerts"

    Sun, 16 Sep 2018 10:44:57 -0400
  • Japanese Billionaire Will Fly To The Moon With SpaceX, Elon Musk Says

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    SpaceX, Elon Musk's ambitious rocket endeavor, said Monday it had signed a

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 22:00:01 -0400
  • Kings Plaza fire: At least 21 injured as firefighters tackle blaze at Brooklyn shopping centre parking lot

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    Firefighters are tackling a massive fire that spread through a parking garage in Brooklyn, New York. The fire began before 9:00 a.m. local time near the Kings Plaza shopping centre in Brooklyn, erupting from a two-alarm to a seven-alarm emergency within an hour. Police and fire department officials did not respond to enquiries, and it was not immediately clear whether police suspected criminal intent or wrongdoing.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:54:00 -0400
  • Why Meghan Markle Is Throwing Her Support Behind a Charity Cookbook

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    Titled "Together Our Community Cookbook," it gathers 50 recipes from around the world.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 11:32:31 -0400
  • Julie Chen Leaving ‘The Talk’ After Allegations Push Husband Les Moonves Out At CBS

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    Julie Chen, the wife of former CBS Chairman and CEO Les Moonves, will step

    Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:56:43 -0400
  • South Korean president jets to Pyongyang for 'heart-to-heart' nuclear talks with Kim Jong-un

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    Moon Jae-in, South Korea’s president, will seek to revive stalled talks on nuclear disarmament between the US and North Korea when he jets into Pyongyang on Tuesday morning for a three-day summit with Kim Jong-un. Mr Moon will be the first South Korean leader to visit North Korea’s capital in 11 years and he will be accompanied by an entourage of  senior business executives and K-pop stars as he attempts to bolster economic, cultural and security ties.  He is expected to land at 10am (2am BST), and may be greeted personally by Kim at the airport before proceeding to the negotiating table and a banquet in the evening.  On the eve of his departure for his third direct meeting with Kim this year, Mr Moon pledged to hold “heart-to-heart talks” to push for better ties between Pyongyang and Washington.  “What I want to achieve is peace. I mean irreversible, permanent peace that is not shaken by international politics,” Mr Moon said during a meeting with top advisers, according to his office.  But Im Jong-seok, his chief-of-staff, played down expectations that the summit will produce a major breakthrough on the process of denuclearisation, which has plunged into a deadlock since the historic meeting between Kim and Donald Trump, the US president, in Singapore in June.  Mr Moon will push for a second summit between Kim and Mr Trump, where he believes progress can be made on disarmament. His aides revealed that he wants to find “a middle ground” between the US position on denuclearisation and the North’s request for assurances over security and ending hostilities.  In a press briefing, Mr Im predicted that the summit would take “meaningful” steps to “fundamentally remove the danger of armed clashes and ease fears of war” between the two Koreas, moving them closer to formally ending the 1950-53 Korean War with a peace treaty. Proposals could include the disarmament of sections of the jointly controlled border area or the removal of front-line guard posts.  Trump-Kim summit in pictures: Best photos from Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un's meeting in Singapore While the moves would be significantly more modest than Kim giving up his nukes, analysts say they are key to building an atmosphere of trust that will avoid future military escalations on the Korean Peninsula.  “Most of the crises around North Korea have been started by some kind of small-scale military exchange on the border that has threatened a larger war,” said Joe Cirincione, president of the Ploughshares Fund, a global security foundation.  “Anything you can do to decrease that possibility – moving artillery pieces and physical forces back - would be good for decreasing tensions,” he told The Telegraph.  “Are we getting closer to our goal of denuclearising the Korean Peninsula? No. But we have a dramatically reduced risk of war on the Korean Peninsula compared to this time last year.”    

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:38:51 -0400
  • UN's Yemen envoy in Sanaa, as 32 rebels killed

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    Fresh clashes and air strikes around the Yemeni city of Hodeida have killed 32 rebels, hospital and medical sources said Sunday, as the UN envoy kept up peace efforts in Sanaa. A military source told AFP the Saudi-led coalition fighting alongside the Yemeni government against Shiite Huthi rebels carried out an air raid on a radio station tower in the port city of Hodeida. According to medical sources in Hodeida province, which is controlled by the Huthis, at least 32 insurgents have been killed and 14 others wounded in clashes and air strikes since Saturday.

    Sun, 16 Sep 2018 11:19:34 -0400
  • Roads shut after 2 fall ill in UK city where ex-spy poisoned

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    LONDON (AP) — Police closed roads and called a hazardous response team Sunday night after two people became ill at a restaurant in the English city where a Russian ex-spy and his daughter were poisoned with a chemical nerve agent.

    Sun, 16 Sep 2018 20:51:10 -0400
  • Kavanaugh's Toughest Senate Questioners Are There In Part Due To The Me Too Movement

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    Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, now accused of sexual assault, faced

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 17:46:46 -0400
  • U.S. duties spare Apple gadgets but hit cloud industry

    (Reuters) - The United States will spare Apple Inc's Watch and other consumer gadgets from the latest round of tariffs on Chinese goods, according to a list of products released by the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) on Monday.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:37:00 -0400
  • Flooding From Hurricane Florence Is Overtaking Hog Farms and Coal Ash Dumps

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    Officials say several open-air manure pits at hog farms have failed

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 15:32:42 -0400
  • 5 Red Flags to Avoid When Buying Secondhand Items

    Craigslist. Freecycle. Facebook Marketplace. Goodwill. Your local consignment shop. Yard sales. All of these are wonderful places to pick up used items at a low price, which can really help out your bottom line.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 11:08:23 -0400
  • Accused serial killer and border patrol agent planned to 'commit suicide by cop' after murders, police say

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    New details have emerged surrounding Juan David Ortiz, the US Border Patrol supervisor accused of murdering multiple women in a vicious killing spree across Texas. Mr Ortiz "was going to try to commit suicide by cop," according to Webb County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Federico Garza. The chief deputy told reporters Mr Ortiz "took advantage of this community, he had the trust of most of his victims, and he took that opportunity to commit this crime".

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 17:18:13 -0400
  • Henry Winkler Finally Wins An Emmy, And His Speech Is As Cool As 'The Fonz'

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    Actor Henry Winkler had some words of wisdom about patience and persistence

    Tue, 18 Sep 2018 08:23:17 -0400
  • Inside the Neal Beckstedt-Designed World of Color On Manhattan's West Side

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    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 08:00:00 -0400
  • Mattis condemns Russian influence-peddling in Macedonia

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    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis condemned Russia's efforts to use its money and influence to build opposition to an upcoming vote.

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:27:28 -0400
  • Barn-find Porsche 901 makes post-restoration debut

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    An early production run Porsche 901 spent decades rotting away in a barn. After three years of restoration, it's driving again, competing in the Hamburg-Berlin Classic rally

    Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:06:06 -0400
  • A Palestinian Has Fatally Stabbed an American-Israeli Activist in the West Bank

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    The victim was identified as Ari Fuld, an outspoken Israel advocate on social media platforms

    Sun, 16 Sep 2018 23:20:08 -0400
  • FEMA Boss Defends Trump's Puerto Rico Death Toll Denial: 'Numbers Are All Over The Place'

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    The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency on Sunday defended

    Sun, 16 Sep 2018 11:15:03 -0400
  • BMW X3 erupts in flames after being parked outside new owner's home

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    A family says it's at odds with BMW over how the automaker is handling what happened to their new vehicle.

    Sun, 16 Sep 2018 21:52:05 -0400
  • North Carolina Hurricane Shelter Residents Break Into Spontaneous Song

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    Something uplifting out of disaster.

    Sun, 16 Sep 2018 11:53:32 -0400
  • Audi launches electric SUV in Tesla's backyard, with assist from Amazon

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    German luxury car brand Audi on Monday staged the global launch of a new electric sport utility vehicle on the home turf of rival Tesla Inc, and highlighted a deal with Amazon.com Inc to make recharging its forthcoming e-tron models easier. The Audi e-tron midsize SUV will be offered in the United States next year at a starting price of $75,795 before a $7,500 tax credit. It is one of a volley of electric vehicles coming from Volkswagen AG brands, as well as other European premium brands including Daimler-owned Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Volvo Cars and Jaguar Land Rover.

    Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:40:44 -0400
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