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Henry Winkler Finally Wins An Emmy, And His Speech Is As Cool As 'The Fonz'

Henry Winkler Finally Wins An Emmy, And His Speech Is As Cool As 'The Fonz' Actor Henry Winkler had some words of wisdom about patience and persistence


George W. Bush: Standing up for tolerance after 9/11

George W. Bush: Standing up for tolerance after 9/11 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.


Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Calling a ‘bank holiday’ for a collapsing economy

Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Calling a ‘bank holiday’ for a collapsing economy Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of "Leadership in Turbulent Times" spoke to Yahoo News about FDR’s defining moment of presidential leadership: the “bank holiday” he declared almost immediately upon taking office in 1933, in the hope that doing so would stem the run on the banks and help stabilize the financial system.


Thai cave rescue diver sues Elon Musk for defamation over repeated ‘pedo’ comments

Thai cave rescue diver sues Elon Musk for defamation over repeated ‘pedo’ comments 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.


Julie Chen Leaving ‘The Talk’ After Allegations Push Husband Les Moonves Out At CBS

Julie Chen Leaving ‘The Talk’ After Allegations Push Husband Les Moonves Out At CBS Julie Chen, the wife of former CBS Chairman and CEO Les Moonves, will step


Elon Musk Sued By Thai Cave Rescuer He Called A 'Child Rapist'

Elon Musk Sued By Thai Cave Rescuer He Called A 'Child Rapist' The British cave diver who helped save a trapped Thai soccer team has sued


Sen. Ted Cruz Calls Rival Beto O'Rourke 'Quick' To Blame Dallas Cop Who Killed Botham Jean

Sen. Ted Cruz Calls Rival Beto O'Rourke 'Quick' To Blame Dallas Cop Who Killed Botham Jean Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who are facing off


Blowing In With Hurricane Florence: The Rugged Anchor In A Polo Shirt

Blowing In With Hurricane Florence: The Rugged Anchor In A Polo Shirt The only thing in the Carolinas having a good week is the polo shirt. As


US and Russia clash over enforcing UN sanctions on NKorea

US and Russia clash over enforcing UN sanctions on NKorea UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States and Russia clashed Monday over enforcing U.N. sanctions against North Korea, with the U.S. ambassador accusing Moscow of "cheating" and Russia's envoy accusing Washington of "political ill-intent."


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Syria Shoots Down a Russian Military Plane, and Moscow Blames Israel - New York Times


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Syria Shoots Down a Russian Military Plane, and Moscow Blames Israel
New York Times
Syrian antiaircraft missiles shot down a Russian military aircraft carrying 15 service members off the Syrian coast Monday night, the Russian Defense Ministry said. Moscow angrily blamed the Israeli military for what appeared to be a case of friendly ...
Russia Blames Israel for Loss of Plane Shot Down by Syria Air Defenses Wall Street Journal
Russian Surveillance Plane Accidentally Shot Down By Syrian Forces, Moscow Says NPR
Russia says Israel indirectly to blame for downed plane over Syria Reuters
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A former sex-crimes prosecutor analyzed Ford's allegations against Kavanaugh. Here's her take. - Washington Post


Washington Post

A former sex-crimes prosecutor analyzed Ford's allegations against Kavanaugh. Here's her take.
Washington Post
Soon after Christine Blasey Ford was revealed as the author of a letter alleging that Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted her decades ago, the responses ran along predictable lines. While some argued that she should be ...
Hearing Set for Monday to Hear Kavanaugh and His Accuser New York Times
Battle For The Senate: Candidates In Key Races Respond To Kavanaugh Allegations NPR
Kavanaugh: To be confirmed, nominee has to get support of these Republicans – or possibly some key Democrats USA TODAY
Bloomberg  - HuffPost  - Snopes.com  - Washington Post
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Trump hits China with fresh tariffs, threatens more if Beijing retaliates - Reuters


Reuters

Trump hits China with fresh tariffs, threatens more if Beijing retaliates
Reuters
WASHINGTON/TIANJIN (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his trade war with Beijing, imposing 10 percent tariffs on about $200 billion worth of imports in a move one senior Chinese regulator said “poisoned” the atmosphere for negotiations.
China vows 'counter-measures' to US tariff hike on $200B of imports USA TODAY
Stocks Rise on Softer Tariffs; Treasuries Yield 3%: Markets Wrap Bloomberg
Markets in Asia and Europe Unfazed by Trade-War Escalation New York Times
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Kavanaugh twist shows rising influence of MeToo

Kavanaugh twist shows rising influence of MeToo Just one day after the accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, revealed her identity to The Washington Post, Ms. Conway on Monday said she had it straight from President Trump that Professor Ford should be allowed her say – and with dignity. Ford is willing to appear before Congress, and Conway urged the Senate Judiciary Committee to hear her testimony under oath.


How one North Carolina town stayed dry during Florence

How one North Carolina town stayed dry during Florence Neighbors J.W. Raburn and Henry Williams are political polar opposites. Mr. Raburn says he may have been the only one in this sound-side hamlet to have voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016. Nearby Oriental, New Bern, and large parts of central North Carolina were devastated when up to 40 inches of rain fell, swelling rivers that are expected to crest later this week.


‘Returnships’: how the cousin of internships is about giving back

‘Returnships’: how the cousin of internships is about giving back When I was growing up, you might have had an internship or two. Internships are a must if you want to show you have business experience and get a job after graduation. An internship is usually for those ages 15 to 25.


Amazon’s Bezos clicks on homelessness

Amazon’s Bezos clicks on homelessness The world’s richest man, Jeff Bezos, is shopping for solutions to homelessness. Last week, the founder of Amazon announced a special fund of around $1 billion to reward nonprofits doing “needle-moving work” in assisting young families without a home.



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Audi launches electric SUV in Tesla's backyard, with assist from Amazon

Audi launches electric SUV in Tesla's backyard, with assist from Amazon 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.


George W. Bush: Standing up for tolerance after 9/11

George W. Bush: Standing up for tolerance after 9/11 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.


Iran welcomes Turkey-Russia deal over Idlib: Lebanon's al-Mayadeen TV

Iran welcomes Turkey-Russia deal over Idlib: Lebanon's al-Mayadeen TV BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran welcomes an agreement between Turkey and Russia over Idlib province in northwestern Syria and was consulted before it was announced, Lebanon's al-Mayadeen TV station reported on Tuesday, citing Iran's foreign ministry spokesman. Under the agreement announced on Monday after a meeting between the presidents of Russia and Turkey, Russian and Turkish troops are to enforce a new demilitarized zone in the Idlib region from which "radical" rebels will be required to withdraw by the middle of next month. ...


Julie Chen Leaving ‘The Talk’ After Allegations Push Husband Les Moonves Out At CBS

Julie Chen Leaving ‘The Talk’ After Allegations Push Husband Les Moonves Out At CBS Julie Chen, the wife of former CBS Chairman and CEO Les Moonves, will step


Aerial footage shows North Carolina underwater after Florence

Aerial footage shows North Carolina underwater after Florence Rescue teams try to reach hundreds of stranded people and race against rising rivers and floods that could last for days after Florence dumped record rain on the Carolinas and killed at least 31 people. No reporter narration.


Elon Musk Sued By Thai Cave Rescuer He Called A 'Child Rapist'

Elon Musk Sued By Thai Cave Rescuer He Called A 'Child Rapist' The British cave diver who helped save a trapped Thai soccer team has sued


Japanese Billionaire Will Fly To The Moon With SpaceX, Elon Musk Says

Japanese Billionaire Will Fly To The Moon With SpaceX, Elon Musk Says SpaceX, Elon Musk's ambitious rocket endeavor, said Monday it had signed a


Special Counsel Robert Mueller Is Set for Michael Flynn's Sentencing

Special Counsel Robert Mueller Is Set for Michael Flynn's Sentencing The former national security advisor agreed to cooperate with Mueller’s team



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ACLU, Labor Union, Allege Facebook's Ad Targeting Discriminates By Gender - Fortune


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ACLU, Labor Union, Allege Facebook's Ad Targeting Discriminates By Gender
Fortune
Facebook faces a legal showdown with the American Civil Liberties Union, the labor union Communications Workers of America, and three female workers for gender-discrimination related to its online ad platform. The ACLU said Tuesday that it had filed ...
ACLU Says Facebook Ads Let Employers Favor Men Over Women WIRED
ACLU slaps Facebook with gender discrimination complaint over job ads Fast Company

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Markets in Asia and Europe Unfazed by Trade-War Escalation - New York Times


New York Times

Markets in Asia and Europe Unfazed by Trade-War Escalation
New York Times
The trade war between the United States and China has escalated. Markets are largely shrugging it off. Stock indexes on Wall Street were poised to rise on Tuesday morning, after China's stock market closed higher and Europe's main indexes were all up ...
Theories Why Tariffs on $200 Billion Are Only Worth Market Yawn Bloomberg
Stock futures pare gains after China retaliates against US tariffs CNBC
10 things you need to know before the opening bell Business Insider
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Mastercard, Visa Agree to Settle Merchant Antitrust Suit - Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Mastercard, Visa Agree to Settle Merchant Antitrust Suit
Wall Street Journal
Mastercard Inc., MA -0.68% Visa Inc. and other financial institutions have agreed to settle a long-running antitrust lawsuit with merchants over the fees they pay when they accept card payments for a proposed settlement amount of about $6.2 billion.
Visa, Mastercard Reach $6.2 Billion Settlement Over Swipe Fees Bloomberg
Visa, Mastercard and others to pay $900 million more in amended settlement over card-swipe fees CNBC
Visa, Mastercard reach $6.2 billion settlement over card-swipe fees Reuters
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Daily Digit: Why are there so few African-American baseball players?

Daily Digit: Why are there so few African-American baseball players? It’s been 71 years since Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier, but African-American participation in the MLB has sharply declined since its peak in the early ’80s.


Water pollution in Rio ahead of the Olympic Games

Water pollution in Rio ahead of the Olympic Games Just days ahead of the Olympic Games the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw human sewage teeming with dangerous viruses and bacteria, according to a 16-month-long study commissioned by The Associated Press. The AP’s survey of the aquatic Olympic and Paralympic venues has revealed consistent and dangerously high levels of viruses from the pollution, a major black eye on Rio’s Olympic project that has set off alarm bells among sailors, rowers and open-water swimmers.


The Most Stylish Players in the 2016 NBA Finals

The Most Stylish Players in the 2016 NBA Finals This evening is Game 1 of the NBA Finals, where the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers will once again face off, and each team has a very stylish roster.


How That Pro Cyclist Hid a Motor in Her Bike

How That Pro Cyclist Hid a Motor in Her Bike "Mechanical doping" made its way into the popular culture last week when a professional bike racer got caught.​


Millions Will Watch the Super Bowl — But Is the Football Generation Ending?

Millions Will Watch the Super Bowl — But Is the Football Generation Ending? One NFL player after another — from former Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler, 69, who died in July 2015, to 27-year-old Giants safety Tyler Sash, who died two months after Stabler — has been diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease caused by repeated trauma. The New York Times reports that well over 100 football players, including several Pro Football Hall of Famers, have CTE so far.


Muslim Teen Defies Tradition to Become First Hijab-Wearing Ballerina

Muslim Teen Defies Tradition to Become First Hijab-Wearing Ballerina With a dream of becoming the first hijab-wearing Muslim ballerina, 14-year-old Stephanie Kurlow recently launched a fundraising page in the hopes of pulling together more than $7,000 so that she can get her certification to open a performing arts program in her native Sydney because she said, “I don’t want certain people who are discriminatory to hold anyone back from achieving their dreams and being unique.” 


Cheerleading Coach Fired for Sabotaging Rival Teen

Cheerleading Coach Fired for Sabotaging Rival Teen A cheering coach lost her job after allegedly tripping a cheerleader. Video shows the cheerleader backflipping and Teresa Fann sticking a leg out to stop her.



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