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Islamic State announces death of one of its Egypt branch leaders
  • World
  • 2018-07-22 20:41:30Z

A local leader of Islamic State's branch in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula has been killed, the group and a security source said on Sunday. The group identified the leader as Abu Jaafar al-Maqdesi and released a poster-like mourning notice titled "Caravans of shuhada (martyrs)" with a photo

Golf: Molinari plots course through the mayhem to win Open
Golf: Molinari plots course through the mayhem to win Open

By Martyn Herman CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (Reuters) - Francesco Molinari kept the coolest head in Carnoustie as he steered a steady course through a wild afternoon of nailbiting tension at the British Open on Sunday to become the first Italian major champion. With a strong breeze causing mayhem at the top of the leaderboard which a charging Tiger Woods had topped with nine holes to play, the 35-year-old Molinari buckled down to produce a flawless 69 and claim victory by two strokes. Overnight leaders Xander Schauffele and Kevin Kisner ended two shots back in four-way tie for second place with England's Justin Rose and Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy.

Police name murder suspect in Los Angeles store hostage standoff
Police name murder suspect in Los Angeles store hostage standoff
  • US
  • 2018-07-22 19:50:39Z

(Reuters) - Los Angeles police named a 28-year-old man on Sunday as the suspect who took hostages and barricaded himself for three hours inside a Trader Joe's grocery store in which he fatally shot a woman. Gene Atkins is being held on a $2-million bail on suspicion of murder for Saturday's

Froome teammate Moscon thrown off Tour de France
Froome teammate Moscon thrown off Tour de France

Italian Gianni Moscon, a Team Sky teammate of defending Tour de France champion Chris Froome, was thrown off the race Sunday after an altercation with a fellow rider, officials said. Race officials took the decision after Moscon was involved in a fracas with a rider from the Fortuneo team shortly after

Quintana hoping for Sky collapse as Movistar look to Pyrenees
Quintana hoping for Sky collapse as Movistar look to Pyrenees

Nairo Quintana said he would welcome rivals Chris Froome and Tom Dumoulin paying for their efforts in the Giro d'Italia in May as he looks to relaunch his Tour de France bid in the Pyrenees. Colombian climbing specialist Quintana is one of several yellow jersey contenders who have been battered

Froome teammate Moscon thrown off Tour de France
Froome teammate Moscon thrown off Tour de France

Italian Gianni Moscon, a Team Sky teammate of defending Tour de France champion Chris Froome, was thrown off the race Sunday after an altercation with a fellow rider, officials said. Race officials took the decision after Moscon was involved in a fracas with a rider from the Fortuneo team shortly after

Around 25,000 protest immigration stance of Merkel's Bavarian allies
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  • 2018-07-22 17:43:47Z

Around 25,000 people braved the rain in Munich on Sunday to protest the hardline immigration stance of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies three months before they face a tough state election in Bavaria. The protest is another sign of the Christian Social Union's (CSU) waning popularity

Katharine McPhee Shares Photo of Her Massive Engagement Ring in Honor of Her Late Father
Katharine McPhee Shares Photo of Her Massive Engagement Ring in Honor of Her Late Father

The 'Scorpion' star also shared some wisdom from her fiance, David Foster.

Nicole Maines Joins
Nicole Maines Joins 'Supergirl' As TV's First Transgender Superhero

The CW's "Supergirl" will be introducing TV's first ever transgender superhero

Rain delays NASCAR Cup race at New Hampshire
Rain delays NASCAR Cup race at New Hampshire

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) -- The NASCAR Cup race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway has been delayed by rain.

Trump
Trump's looming auto trade battle is staggeringly pointless - but there's a good chance he'll win it (GM, F, FCAU)

Trump has drawn the auto industry into a trade war that it doesn't want. In the past, Detroit has been willing to deal with Trump, but now it finds itself in an awkward position. The best outcome might be for Trump to win his trade war and declare victory, while essentially nothing changes for the car business.

Without evidence, Trump claims documents confirm misconduct
Without evidence, Trump claims documents confirm misconduct

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) - President Donald Trump asserted without evidence Sunday that newly released documents relating to the wiretapping of his onetime campaign adviser Carter Page "confirm with little doubt" that intelligence agencies misled the court that approved the warrant.

Golf-Golden oldie Langer defies creaking body at Carnoustie

The remarkable Bernhard Langer continued to defy the passage of time on Sunday as the 60-year-old veteran plotted his way to a wind-defying 71 in the final round of the British Open. Asked by reporters how his body was bearing up after a difficult week on the fearsome 7,402-yard Carnoustie links layout, Langer replied: "It's creaking. On 17 I went with driver, driver, which was a new experience," said Langer, referring to the par-four penultimate hole that measures 460 yards.

The best vaporizers for flower and concentrates
The best vaporizers for flower and concentrates

As we continue to prioritize the health of our lungs, herbal vaporizers have sprung onto the scene as a new way to get your fix without inhaling carcinogen-laden smoke. While tabletop vaporizers have long dominated this market, handheld vaporizers continue to get smaller, lighter, and more powerful. For 2018, we've now had the opportunity to put several new herbal vaporizers through our rigorous testing program, and new entrants are giving market leaders like the Pax and Firefly a run for their money.

Clay-loving Fognini beats Gasquet in Swedish Open final
Clay-loving Fognini beats Gasquet in Swedish Open final

BASTAD, Sweden (AP) -- Fabio Fognini won his second ATP title this year after beating Richard Gasquet 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 in the Swedish Open final on Sunday.

This is how Kim Kardashian does wedding wear - is it appropriate?
This is how Kim Kardashian does wedding wear - is it appropriate?

The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star, who attended the wedding with husband Kanye West, shared a video on her Instagram account of the couple getting ready. The short clips show Kanye suited up in a black tuxedo and Kim wearing what she called a gold minidress.

Gigi Hadid and Emma Stone, Squad Members, Attend Taylor Swift
Gigi Hadid and Emma Stone, Squad Members, Attend Taylor Swift's Concert In New Jersey

Emma Stone and Gigi Hadid were both in the crowd.

Trump Renews Attacks on Russia Probe As Surveillance Papers Emerge
Trump Renews Attacks on Russia Probe As Surveillance Papers Emerge

President Donald Trump used the release of a surveillance application on an adviser during his 2016 campaign to renew his claims of a "rigged" FBI investigation, even as a Republican senator said the request to a foreign intelligence court was legitimate. In response to public-records lawsuits, the

18 killed in Boko Haram attack in Chad: military source
18 killed in Boko Haram attack in Chad: military source
  • World
  • 2018-07-22 14:53:34Z

N'Djamena (AFP) - Eighteen people have been killed in an attack by suspected Boko Haram jihadists in the Lake Chad region, a Chadian military source said Sunday. "Boko Haram elements attacked a village south of Daboua," not far from Chad's border with Niger, at around 9:00 pm (2000

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Box Office: 'Equalizer 2' Narrowly Edges Past 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' to Land at No. 1

In a twist straight out of a movie, "The Equalizer 2" shot past "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again" to steal the box office crown. Going into the weekend, it looked like "Mamma Mia! 2" would easily debut at No. 1. Final numbers won't come in until Monday, but weekend estimates show Sony's "The Equalizer" […]

Russian-backed air strikes hit Islamic State in southern Syria: sources
Russian-backed air strikes hit Islamic State in southern Syria: sources
  • World
  • 2018-07-22 14:41:14Z

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - Russian and Syrian jets stepped up their bombing of an Islamic State bastion along the Jordan-Israel border in southwestern Syria, as the militants pushed into areas abandoned by other rebel groups, diplomatic and opposition sources said. Islamic State-affiliated

6ix9ine Hospitalized After Reportedly Being Kidnapped and Robbed
6ix9ine Hospitalized After Reportedly Being Kidnapped and Robbed

6ix9ine was kidnapped, robbed, and hospitalized early Sunday morning, reports TMZ. The rapper was heading home from working on a music video in Brooklyn when the incident occurred.

Rapper Pusha T Gets Married With Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and Pharrell Williams in Attendance
Rapper Pusha T Gets Married With Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and Pharrell Williams in Attendance

Pusha T Is Married and Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Attend

Halsey Just Commented on G-Eazy
Halsey Just Commented on G-Eazy's "Big Dick Energy" Instagram in the Most Iconic Way

Is this shade? Or are they...back together?

'Do Not Play With the Lion's Tail.' Iran Warns President Trump Not to Threaten Oil Exports

Trump is reimposing sanctions on Iran, which ships most of its oil through the Strait of Hormuz, in an effort to squelch the country's oil sales. Hormuz, a shipping chokepoint at the mouth of the Gulf, is a conduit for tankers carrying about 30 percent of all seaborne-traded crude oil and other liquids.

Hillary Clinton Wants to Help Reunite Immigrant Families and Calls Helsinki Summit
Hillary Clinton Wants to Help Reunite Immigrant Families and Calls Helsinki Summit 'Alarming'

"I'm going to be tweeting about this in the days to come, but if any of you work for an airline please direct message me because these families will need vouchers and discounted tickets to be reunited over these thousands of miles," she told a crowd cheering her Saturday in Central Park when she took the stage as part of a star-studded summer festival of conversation, music and food. Clinton also took on this week's burning topic: Republican President Donald Trump's encounter with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, amid special counsel Robert Mueller's warning that Russian intelligence services have active "interference operations" in U.S. politics. "It's really distressing and...

Mets place Tim Tebow on 7-day disabled list
Mets place Tim Tebow on 7-day disabled list

Tebow will undergo further evaluation on Monday after injuring sustaining a right hand injury last week.

Candidate of Imran Khan
Candidate of Imran Khan's party killed in bombing days before Pakistan election
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  • 2018-07-22 13:29:14Z

By Saud Mehsud DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - A candidate from the party of Pakistan prime ministerial hopeful and former cricket star Imran Khan was killed on Sunday in a suicide attack that wounded four others, a police official said, days before Wednesday's general elections. The attack

Streaking Rockies beat D-backs, move into second in NL West
Streaking Rockies beat D-backs, move into second in NL West

Colorado catcher Tom Murphy hit a pinch-hit homer in the eighth inning, and the visiting Rockies moved into second place in the National League West with a 6-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on Saturday. Ian Desmond had two hits and an RBI and for the Rockies, who have won seven

Grandmother shot, hostages held at supermarket; 1 woman dead
Grandmother shot, hostages held at supermarket; 1 woman dead

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police said they were trying to determine what prompted a man to shoot his grandmother and wound another woman before he crashed his car and ran into a busy supermarket, where he held dozens of people hostage in a tense standoff with scores of heavily armed officers outside.

If You
If You're Worried About Social Security, Do These 4 Things Instead

The future of Social Security looks a little iffy. If you're nearing retirement, here's what you can do to protect yourself.

Fans continue to taunt Chris Froome at the Tour de France
Fans continue to taunt Chris Froome at the Tour de France

Spectators continue to taunt Chris Froome along the roads of the Tour de France after the four-time champion was cleared of doping. Prior to the start of Stage 15 on Sunday in the southern town of Millau, one spectator leaned over the barriers toward Froome and made a gesture like he was injecting his

Trading Tips: July 22
Trading Tips: July 22

Buying low on Edwin Encarnacion and selling high on Sean Manaea are among the trading tips offered by Fred Zinkie this week.

Here
Here's What the Proposed Retirement Savings Changes Could Mean to You

As part of "Tax Reform 2.0," Republicans are proposing some major changes to retirement savings in the United States.

This Could Be the Most Important Piece of Financial Advice You
This Could Be the Most Important Piece of Financial Advice You'll Ever Get

And the sooner you hear it, the better.

Elon Musk settles bizarre fight over a farting unicorn
Elon Musk settles bizarre fight over a farting unicorn

Elon Musk has settled a weird argument with an artist who created a mug featuring a farting unicorn. Musk used the image in Tesla operating systems and other company material, prompting potter Tom Edwards to ask for his copyright to be recognised. Elon Musk has settled his bizarre dispute with an artist

Is Home Depot
Is Home Depot's Decor Push Where Bed Bath & Beyond Finally Unravels?

Late may be just as bad as never for the home goods retailer.

The 1 Industry Not Thrilled With Canada
The 1 Industry Not Thrilled With Canada's Decision to Legalize Marijuana

With investors expecting to see lots of green, this industry is dealing with rising costs.

5 Career Decisions You
5 Career Decisions You'll Probably Come to Regret

Don't fall victim to these blunders -- you'll end up kicking yourself later.

Exclusive: Accused Russian agent Butina met with U.S. Treasury, Fed officials
Exclusive: Accused Russian agent Butina met with U.S. Treasury, Fed officials

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Accused Russian agent Maria Butina had wider high-level contacts in Washington than previously known, taking part in 2015 meetings between a visiting Russian official and two senior officials at the U.S. Federal Reserve and Treasury Department. The meetings,

Israel rescues Syrian volunteers stranded in border area
Israel rescues Syrian volunteers stranded in border area
  • World
  • 2018-07-22 08:37:43Z

JERUSALEM (AP) - The Israeli military said Sunday it had rescued members of a Syrian volunteer civil organization from the volatile frontier area and evacuated them to a third country, the first such Israeli intervention in Syria's lengthy civil war.

Meet the campaigners who say they will stop at nothing in their quest to break up Facebook
Meet the campaigners who say they will stop at nothing in their quest to break up Facebook

Campaign group Freedom from Facebook protested at a congressional hearing this week by holding up an image of Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg as a two-headed octopus. It was a stunt designed to raise awareness for Freedom from Facebook's mission to break up Facebook and make it more accountable

U.S. launches campaign to erode support for Iran
U.S. launches campaign to erode support for Iran's leaders
  • World
  • 2018-07-22 06:41:28Z

By Jonathan Landay, Arshad Mohammed, Warren Strobel and John Walcott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration has launched an offensive of speeches and online communications meant to foment unrest and help pressure Iran to end its nuclear program and its support of militant groups, U.S. officials

Eleven taxi drivers shot dead in South Africa on return from funeral
  • World
  • 2018-07-22 06:37:56Z

Gunmen have shot dead 11 taxi drivers returning to Johannesburg from the funeral of a colleague in Kwa-Zulu Natal, a police spokesman said on Sunday. The drivers, who were members of the Gauteng taxi association, were in a minibus driving along the R74 when unknown gunmen launched an ambush and opened

Hundreds of Syrian 'White Helmets' evacuated by Israel to Jordan: reports
  • World
  • 2018-07-22 06:04:58Z

About 800 members of Syria's White Helmets civil defense group and their families were evacuated via Israel to Jordan on Sunday from southwest Syria, where a Russian-backed Syrian government offensive is under way, media said. In a statement, the Israeli military said it had completed "a humanitarian

1 dead, dozens of hostages freed after Los Angeles standoff
1 dead, dozens of hostages freed after Los Angeles standoff

A woman was shot and killed when a gunman ran into a busy Los Angeles supermarket where he held dozens of people hostage for about three hours Saturday before handcuffing himself and surrendering to police. No hostages were seriously hurt. Police chased the vehicle and exchanged gunfire with the man

Top intel official says he meant no disrespect to Trump
Top intel official says he meant no disrespect to Trump

The top U.S. intelligence official said Saturday he meant no disrespect to President Donald Trump in a televised interview discussing the summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said his Thursday comments at the Aspen Security Forum in Colorado were

Gunman arrested after deadly Los Angeles store hostage standoff
Gunman arrested after deadly Los Angeles store hostage standoff
  • US
  • 2018-07-22 02:43:01Z

Police in Los Angeles arrested a man who took hostages and barricaded himself inside a Trader Joe's store on Saturday, ending a three-hour standoff during which he fatally shot a woman inside, authorities said. The man, who was being chased by police after he was suspected of repeatedly shooting

Inspector warned duck boat company of design flaws last year
Inspector warned duck boat company of design flaws last year

A private inspector said Saturday that he warned the company operating duck boats on a Missouri lake about design flaws putting the watercraft at greater risk of sinking, less than a year before the accident that killed 17 people during a sudden storm. Steve Paul, owner of the Test Drive Technologies

Ryan Reynolds Shares His Real Thoughts About
Ryan Reynolds Shares His Real Thoughts About 'Green Lantern' and 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine'

If you were expecting the  Deadpool 2  panel at Comic-Con to reveal some news about a third installment or an X-Force movie then consider your expectations not met. Instead, the panel shared deleted scenes from the upcoming "Super Duper $@%!#& Cut" of the movie which will be released on Aug. 21. Even so, that doesn't mean there was juicy news from the  Deadpool  team. Moderated by Karan Soni (who played Deadpool's unofficial partner Dopinder), the panel featured Ryan…

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