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|Boyfriend Of Missing Phoenix Teen Kiera Bergman Arrested
The on-again, off-again boyfriend of Kiera Bergman, a missing Arizona
POSTED AUGUST 20, 2018 1:10 PM
|'National Disgrace!': Trump escalates attack on Mueller as jury mulls Manafort's fate
President Trump on Monday escalated his attack on Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, labeling the special counsel “disgraced and discredited” and Mueller's investigators a “National Disgrace.”
POSTED AUGUST 20, 2018 8:53 AM
|Alligator Kills Woman Walking Dog In South Carolina: Police
A woman died Monday morning in a suspected alligator attack on Hilton Head
POSTED AUGUST 20, 2018 2:50 PM
|Yahoo News explains: What's the other cause impacting global warming?
The authors of the study predict a 58 percent chance that the next few years will be “anomalously warm,” with a 69 percent chance that earth’s oceans will be too. The study found that that warming trend is not just the result of a steady increase in human-made climate change driven by emissions of greenhouse gases. The study used data from 10 climate-change models and found that natural variabilities were the cause of a global warming “hiatus” in the early 2000s.
POSTED AUGUST 20, 2018 11:13 AM
|Pope addresses Catholic Church sexual abuse report in open letter: ‘We showed no care for the little ones'
Pope Francis has condemned the “atrocities” of child sex abuse and cover-ups by the clergy in an open letter to the world’s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics. Addressing a US Grand Jury report revealing decades of alleged sexual abuse inside the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania, the Pontiff described allegations against the Church as “crimes that inflict deep wounds of pain and powerlessness” in victims, their families and the religious community. The report detailed at least 1,000 cases of alleged sexual abuse committed by 300 “predator” priests in Pennsylvania — and what was a systematic cover-up by Church officials.
POSTED AUGUST 20, 2018 12:58 PM
|Customers Rally After Yelp Reviewer Calls Cafe's Gay Pride Flag 'Disgusting'
An anti-gay review on Yelp that called a restaurant in Dorchester,
POSTED AUGUST 20, 2018 5:52 AM
|Crikey! Photographer gets up close with dangerous crocs
Alex Suh has traveled to Mexico's Banco Chinchorro reef twice in the past three years to get into the waters and capture the crocodiles in their natural habitat.
POSTED AUGUST 21, 2018 3:41 PM
|Weinstein accuser Asia Argento paid teen who made sex assault claim: report
Italian actress Asia Argento, who became a leading figure in the #MeToo movement after accusing powerhouse producer Harvey Weinstein of rape, paid hush money to a man who claimed she sexually assaulted him when he was 17, The New York Times reported Sunday. The $380,000 payment was made to Jimmy Bennett, an actor and rock musician, who claimed Argento assaulted him in a California hotel room in 2013, according to the Times, which cited documents sent to the paper by an unidentified party. Bennett was two months past his 17th birthday at the time of the alleged encounter, while Argento was 37.
POSTED AUGUST 20, 2018 12:58 AM
|Malaysia's Mahathir cancels China-backed rail, pipeline projects
KUALA LUMPUR/BEIJING (Reuters) - Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Tuesday that the Chinese-funded $20 billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project and a natural gas pipeline project in Sabah will be canceled for now, according to media reports. Mahathir made the comments while addressing the media in Beijing during his five-day trip to China. The Prime Minister's office confirmed the comments Mahathir made to reporters in Beijing.
POSTED AUGUST 21, 2018 4:53 AM
|More Russian Hacking Uncovered Ahead Of Midterms — This Time Targeting Conservatives
Microsoft announced Tuesday that it had uncovered -- and thwarted -- fresh
POSTED AUGUST 21, 2018 5:25 AM
Top News and Analysis (pro)
|Here’s why Donald Trump is not named in the Michael Cohen indictment
Anyone who has followed the news knows that the payments Cohen described were made on behalf of Trump. But neither the prosecutor nor Cohen ever uttered Trump's name.
POSTED AUGUST 22, 2018
|Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen admits to illegal payments at direction of candidate to influence election
Cohen came under investigation by federal prosecutors in New York City earlier this year. They had received a referral from special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
POSTED AUGUST 21, 2018 6:12 PM
|Forget 10,000 steps: Google is trying out a new goal that won't intimidate you
Google's health app, Google Fit, is trying other kinds of goals after noticing that some users were giving up on the app quickly.
POSTED AUGUST 21, 2018 6:26 PM
|Serta Simmons to merge with Tuft & Needle
Serta Simmons will seek to take advantage of combining Tuft & Needle's e-commerce infrastructure and capabilities with Serta Simmons' retail reach.
POSTED AUGUST 21, 2018 4:06 PM
|Private equity firms are circling local TV owners such as Tribune and Nexstar as consolidation looms
Private equity firms are circling local TV station owners such as Nexstar, Sinclair and Tribune, and some of these companies may look to consolidate by merging or buying more stations as well.
POSTED AUGUST 21, 2018 6:00 PM
|Uber hires CFO as it prepares to IPO
The ride-hailing company has been trying to tighten up its finances as it prepares to go public next year.
POSTED AUGUST 21, 2018 4:01 PM
|Russia is preparing to search for a nuclear-powered missile that was lost at sea months ago
The operation will include three vessels, one of which is equipped to handle radioactive material from the weapon's nuclear core.
POSTED AUGUST 21, 2018 5:31 PM
|Jury in Manafort trial asks judge about consensus issue
Jurors in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort asked the judge in his bank and tax fraud trial how to fill out a verdict form for a single count if it cannot come to a consensus on that count.
POSTED AUGUST 21, 2018 3:57 PM
|China central bank official rebuts Trump's claim it is manipulating the yuan
A senior official of the People's Bank of China told a briefing on Tuesday that the yuan's exchange rate is set by the market, rebutting President Trump's claim a day earlier.
POSTED AUGUST 21, 2018 2:01 PM
|Sen. Elizabeth Warren's new reform bill would ban members of Congress from owning individual stocks
The bill, which comes amid speculation that Warren could run for president in 2020, would also create "conflict-free investment opportunities for federal officials with new investment accounts."
POSTED AUGUST 21, 2018 2:00 PM