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Thousands Are Lining Up For The iPhone X Around The World

Thousands Are Lining Up For The iPhone X Around The World

Thousands of Apple users around the world lined up to get their hands on the new iPhone X that became available in major markets on Friday.  The iPhone X, Apple’s 10th anniversary offering, is loaded with plenty of high-end hardware and new features, including Face ID that unlocks the phone when users look at it. It is […]

US Treasury Yields Tick Lower After Jerome Powell Selected For Fed Chair

US Treasury Yields Tick Lower After Jerome Powell Selected For Fed Chair

U.S. government debt yields ticked lower after President Donald Trump announced the selection of Jerome Powell as the next Chair of the Federal Reserve. Powell will run the Federal Reserve once current Chair Janet Yellen’s term expires, in a move widely expected and one unlikely to disturb the roaring stock market. Trump made the announcement […]

Police Seeking Suspect After 3 People Killed In Shooting At Colorado Walmart

Police Seeking Suspect After 3 People Killed In Shooting At Colorado Walmart

Two men and a woman were killed in a shooting inside a suburban Denver Walmart on Wednesday night in Thornton, Colorado. The men died at the store, and the woman died at a hospital.  Police spokesman Victor Avila said a man nonchalantly entered the store and fired a handgun into a group of people before […]

NPR Editor Michael Oreskes Forced To Resign Amid Harassment Claims

NPR Editor Michael Oreskes Forced To Resign Amid Harassment Claims

NPR’s Senior Vice President of News and Editorial Director Michael Oreskes was forced to resign from the company one day after the Washington Post reported that two women said he had made unwanted sexual contact two decades ago while employed by the New York Times. Top NPR editor on leave amid reports of harassment Via […]

Donald Trump Dismisses Campaign Adviser As ‘Young, Low Level Volunteer’

Donald Trump Dismisses Campaign Adviser As ‘Young, Low Level Volunteer’

President Trump on Tuesday downplayed the role of his former foreign policy adviser, George Papadopoulos, calling him merely a “young, low level volunteer,” whom “few people knew.”  The President’s Tuesday morning tweeted his first comments about Papadopoulos, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about being offered information from the Russian government regarding Trump’s […]

Eight Dead In Suspected Terrorist Truck Attack On Bike Path In New York City

Eight Dead In Suspected Terrorist Truck Attack On Bike Path In New York City

A man driving a rented pickup truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists on a bike path alongside the Hudson River in New York City on Tuesday, killing eight people and injuring about a dozen others in what authorities said was an act of terrorism.   NYC terror attack leaves 8 dead, several injured; suspect’s notes […]

Ex-Trump Campaign Chair Paul Manafort Pleads Not Guilty To Charges In Russia Probe

Ex-Trump Campaign Chair Paul Manafort Pleads Not Guilty To Charges In Russia Probe

Paul Manafort, the onetime chairman of the Trump campaign was indicted on 12 counts related to money laundering, including “conspiracy against the United States.”  A former Manafort colleague, Rick Gates, also has been charged. Gates and Manafort both surrendered to authorities on Monday morning.  The two men pleaded not guilty to all charges during a […]

U.S. Court Blocks Enforcement Of Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

U.S. Court Blocks Enforcement Of Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

A federal judge in Washington on Monday blocked President Donald Trump from banning transgender people from serving in the U.S. military, handing a victory to transgender service members who accused the president of violating their constitutional rights. Federal Judge Blocks Enforcement of Trump Ban on Transgender Service Members Via www.nbcnews.com Trump in July said he […]

Kevin Spacey Apologizes After Allegation Of Decades-Old Sexual Advance On A Minor

Kevin Spacey Apologizes After Allegation Of Decades-Old Sexual Advance On A Minor

Actor Kevin Spacey apologized Sunday night for what he said “would have been deeply inappropriate drunken behavior” after actor Anthony Rapp accused him of making a sexual advance on him 31 years ago, when Mr. Rapp was 14 years old.  Spacey, who has long been private about his personal life, said in a statement that […]

More Than 900K Without Power As Major Storm Batters Northeast

More Than 900K Without Power As Major Storm Batters Northeast

More than 900,000 customers were without power in the Northeast on Monday as a major storm battered parts of the region with hurricane-force winds and torrential rain. The power outages spanned several states — including Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire.   Fierce winds and heavy rain hit […]