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The World Agrees With Trump on One Thing When It Comes to Iran
The World Agrees With Trump on One Thing When It Comes to Iran
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  • 2019-05-19 20:42:55Z

Governments worldwide are alarmed at the tension between Washington and Tehran, concerned about the risk of escalation or military miscalculation and frustrated at a lack of communication about U.S. goals. What keeps the anxiety in check from Berlin to Moscow to Ankara is President Donald Trump's oft-stated

Katyusha rocket fired into Baghdad Green Zone
Katyusha rocket fired into Baghdad Green Zone

A Katyusha rocket was fired Sunday into Baghdad's Green Zone housing government offices and embassies including the US mission, days after the United States evacuated staff from Iraq citing threats from Iran. Tensions between the US and Iran have been high since Washington withdrew last year from the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and major world powers, and they have soared in the past few weeks. Despite international scepticism, the US government has cited alleged threats from Iran, a long-time enemy of both Washington and its regional allies, including Israel and Saudi Arabia, but a powerbroker in Iraq.

Roe v. Wade gave women a right to choose abortion. But doctors like me have a choice, too.

As a doctor, I'm not there to carry out the will of either the state or the individual, but to do what I see as in keeping with my medical role.

8-year-old girl kidnapped in Fort Worth,Texas found safe, police say
8-year-old girl kidnapped in Fort Worth,Texas found safe, police say

FOUND SAFE: Police said two alert citizens reported the suspect's car at a hotel after the Amber Alert went out Saturday night.

One-off Aston Martin V8 Shooting Brake Took 8000 Hours To Build
One-off Aston Martin V8 Shooting Brake Took 8000 Hours To Build

When engaged in philanthropy or hunting down underprivileged persons with a superyacht, society's elite can often be found boasting over their car collection. Imagine the uproar, then, should you waft up to your local polo match in this unique 1998 Shooting Brake. Employing V8 coupe underpinnings and commissioned by Aston Martin to designer Andrew McGeachy, more than 8000 man hours were spent building the one-off vehicle.

New Hampshire cafeteria worker fired for giving student free lunch won
New Hampshire cafeteria worker fired for giving student free lunch won't return

A company has offered to rehire a New Hampshire school cafeteria worker whom it fired for giving a student lunch for free , but she isn't interested.

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It's Different This Time Around for General Electric
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  • 2019-05-18 12:16:00Z

The industrial giant's management is taking the right steps to rebuild investor confidence.

How Architect I.M. Pei Achieved Greatness By Forever Testing and Challenging Himself
How Architect I.M. Pei Achieved Greatness By Forever Testing and Challenging Himself

Famed architect I.M. Pei designed some of the greatest buildings across the globe in his more than half century career.

High School Student Carjacked Night Before His Graduation
High School Student Carjacked Night Before His Graduation

A teenager was held at gunpoint, and his car was stolen the day before his high school graduation in Tennessee.

Tennessee whiskey exports slump amid Trump tariff turmoil, report says
Tennessee whiskey exports slump amid Trump tariff turmoil, report says
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  • 2019-05-17 14:57:03Z

Tennessee whiskey exports, which have climbed steadily in past years, dropped to $135 million from $197 million, according to the report.

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You're crazy if you don't get an Apple Watch while it's on sale for $199

The Apple Watch has become an absolutely essential accessory for iPhone users and today is definitely the day to buy one if you don't already have one. Or, if you have an older model like a Series 1 or Series 2 Apple Watch, today is the perfect day to upgrade. Amazon is selling the Apple Watch Series 3 right now starting at just $199 for a 38mm model that retails for $279. If you have a bigger wrist and need to size up, the 42mm model is down to $229 from $309. Those are both huge $80 discounts, and they're also both all-time low prices for a brand new Apple Watch Series 3. So what are you waiting for!?Here are the highlights from the product page: * GPS * Optical heart sensor *...

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares feeling blue as Shanghai turns red

Asian shares were struggling to end a bleak week in the black on Friday as upbeat U.S. economic news and solid company earnings offered only a fleeting respite from the interminable Sino-U.S. trade dispute. Shanghai stocks slipped amid the fallout from President Donald Trump's move to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology. The Communist Party's People's Daily used a front page commentary to evoke the patriotic spirit of past wars, saying the trade war would never bring China down.

Expert: Fetal abduction rare yet endures over 30 years
Expert: Fetal abduction rare yet endures over 30 years

DETROIT (AP) - The grisly act is rare, yet it's common enough to have a name: fetal abduction.

Michael Flynn Helped Robert Mueller in WikiLeaks, Obstruction Probes
Michael Flynn Helped Robert Mueller in WikiLeaks, Obstruction Probes

Jonathan Ernst/ReutersPresident Trump's former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn told Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team about top Trump campaign officials discussing plans to reach out to WikiLeaks after the group released emails stolen from Hillary Clinton's campaign manager during the 2016 presidential contest, according to newly unredacted court documents. In a filing concerning Flynn's sentencing unredacted in federal court Thursday, prosecutors outlined his extensive cooperation in the Russia probe after he pleaded guilty to making false statements to the FBI in December 2017. In addition to providing investigators with evidence of "potential efforts to interfere or...

Walmart reports jump in profit, warns on tariffs
Walmart reports jump in profit, warns on tariffs

Walmart reported a jump in first-quarter earnings on Thursday on increased US store sales and e-commerce growth but warned that higher US tariffs could hit its business. President Donald Trump has started a process to impose new duties on about $300 billion worth of additional Chinese merchandise, covering virtually everything China sells to the United States and encompassing household items such as clothing and appliances. It's who we are," Chief Financial Officer Brett Biggs said on a conference call with reporters.

Boeing seeks regulators
Boeing seeks regulators' OK, says 737 MAX software update complete

Boeing said Thursday that it completed its software update on the 737 MAX after two deadly crashes resulted in a global grounding of the aircraft. The proposed fix, which addresses a problem with a flight handling system thought to be a factor in both crashes, must now win approval from US and international regulators before the planes can return to service. US airlines have targeted August as the date they expect to resume flying on the 737 MAX.

2020 Democrats Warn of U.S.-Iran Risks as Trump Pressures Tehran
2020 Democrats Warn of U.S.-Iran Risks as Trump Pressures Tehran

"It would be an absolute disaster," said Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont. Sanders said he was trying to rally fellow lawmakers to make it clear to President Donald Trump that he cannot involve the country in a military conflict without authorization. "The president has to understand that the Constitution mandates that it's Congress that decides when we go into war, not the president alone," Sanders said.

White House says House Democrats will not get a
White House says House Democrats will not get a 'do-over' of the Mueller probe

A letter to House Judiciary Chair Rep. Jerry Nadler accuses Democrats of trying to pursue an unauthorized 'do-over' of the investigation; Catherine Herridge reports from Washington.

How lovable 'Big Bang Theory' pals matured (well, not always) over the show's 12 seasons
How lovable 'Big Bang Theory' pals matured (well, not always) over the show's 12 seasons

'The Big Bang Theory' co-creator Chuck Lorre, cast members credit character evolution as a major reason the CBS sitcom lasted a record 279 episodes.

NY Mayor Bill de Blasio could be latest White House hopeful
NY Mayor Bill de Blasio could be latest White House hopeful

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to visit a pair of early voting states ahead of an expected entry into the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential race.

Special Procession Planned for Colorado School Shooting Hero Kendrick Castillo
Special Procession Planned for Colorado School Shooting Hero Kendrick Castillo

A procession will be held Wednesday before a service honoring Kendrick Castillo, who was killed in the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting.

The 2020 McLaren GT Is a Mid-Engined Supercar Built for Luxurious Grand Touring
The 2020 McLaren GT Is a Mid-Engined Supercar Built for Luxurious Grand Touring

McLaren's newest supercar doesn't fit into its existing model hierarchy.

All Eyes on Aurora Cannabis (ACB) Stock Ahead of Earnings This Evening
All Eyes on Aurora Cannabis (ACB) Stock Ahead of Earnings This Evening
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  • 2019-05-14 19:17:24Z

Today after the market closes, Aurora Cannabis (ACB) is set to report FQ3 numbers for the March quarter. The numbers are crucial as they provide insight into the troubling sales of legalized cannabis in the Canadian adult-use market. With all data points suggesting weak legal sales, the company has a

Alibaba founder Jack Ma says staff should have sex six times in six days
Alibaba founder Jack Ma says staff should have sex six times in six days
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  • 2019-05-14 17:15:19Z

One of China's wealthiest men, Jack Ma, founder of tech giant Alibaba, is urging his employees to have more sex in pursuit of a better work-life balance. Mr Ma gave a lighthearted speech at an event at which dozens of Alibaba couples were married in a group ceremony, stressing that a balanced home life

Trump Says He
Trump Says He'd Send More Than 120,000 Troops to Fight Iran
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  • 2019-05-14 16:25:06Z

Trump Says He'd Send More Than 120,000 Troops to Fight Iran

Graham, Feinstein Echo Trump
Graham, Feinstein Echo Trump's Warning on China as Telecom Risk
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  • 2019-05-14 15:44:27Z

"There is no way in hell China can meet those criteria because of the way they're governed," Senator Lindsey Graham, the South Carolina Republican who is chairman of the Judiciary Committee, said in a hearing of the panel. Last week, the Federal Communications Commission rejected China Mobile Ltd

Put Cisco Stock In Your Pocket and Wait
Put Cisco Stock In Your Pocket and Wait
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  • 2019-05-14 14:19:46Z

Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) hasn't been this hot since the turn of the century, when it was (briefly) the world's most valuable company. Since the start of the year, the shares are up 22%, against an S&P 500 gain of 15%. This puts the market cap at $235 billion, just $9 billion short of Walt

FAA reportedly didn
FAA reportedly didn't review crucial safety assessments of Boeing 737 Max system before fatal crashes
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  • 2019-05-14 13:14:46Z

Boeing also failed to label the stall-prevention feature as a system in which a malfunction would be disastrous, according to the FAA's preliminary findings.

66% of Near-Retirees Fear Social Security Won
66% of Near-Retirees Fear Social Security Won't Have the Funding to Pay Their Benefits
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  • 2019-05-14 10:36:00Z

The question is: Are their concerns warranted?

How Much Money Do You Need to be
How Much Money Do You Need to be 'Wealthy?' Here's What Most Americans Say
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  • 2019-05-13 20:57:23Z

Many thought wealth is based more in how you live your life, rather than how much money you have.

3 Things You Can Expect with Aurora Cannabis
3 Things You Can Expect with Aurora Cannabis' Q3 Earnings
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  • 2019-05-13 19:00:00Z

The marijuana producer's latest results are right around the corner. Here's how the company should fare.

UPDATE 13-Saudi oil tankers among those attacked off UAE amid Iran tensions

DUBAI/LONDON, May 13 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and described it as an attempt to undermine the security of crude supplies amid tensions between the United States and Iran. The UAE said on Sunday that four commercial vessels were sabotaged near Fujairah emirate, one of the world's largest bunkering hubs lying just outside the Strait of Hormuz.

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Here's What the Networks Are Picking Up and Dropping for the 2019-2020 TV Season
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  • 2019-05-13 16:16:02Z

Here's What the Networks Are Picking Up and Dropping for the 2019-2020 TV Season

Trump says tariffs hurt only China, but top adviser Kudlow admits 'both sides will suffer'
Trump says tariffs hurt only China, but top adviser Kudlow admits 'both sides will suffer'

"There is no reason for the U.S. Consumer to pay the Tariffs, which take effect on China today," Trump said. But his top economic adviser disagrees.

UN envoy to Mideast warns of war between Israel, Hamas
UN envoy to Mideast warns of war between Israel, Hamas

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - The U.N. envoy to the Mideast said Monday that the recent ceasefire between Gaza's Hamas rulers and Israel was the "last chance" to prevent an all-out conflict. A Qatari envoy arrived the same day in the Palestinian enclave with cash to help cement the truce, which halted the worst round of fighting between the two sides in years.

Uber shares fall for second day after ill-fated IPO; Lyft follows

Uber Technologies Inc shares were set to fall another 7% on Monday, doubling losses since its poorly-received Wall Street debut on Friday and raising more questions about investors' faith in its ability to make profits. The move, which came in a wide-ranging sell-off on global financial markets spurred by more U.S.-China trade tensions, pointed to shares opening at $38.54, valuing the company at almost $11 billion less than Friday's debut price of $45. Before going public, Uber lowered its valuation expectations twice in two months to address investor concerns over the company's mounting losses, and priced its initial public offering at the low end of the targeted range.

Only one Indian client of Iran takes up extra Saudi oil for June: sources
Only one Indian client of Iran takes up extra Saudi oil for June: sources
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  • 2019-05-13 12:27:11Z

Only one Indian buyer of Iranian oil has taken up Saudi Arabia's offer of additional oil to make up for the loss of supplies from Tehran due to U.S. sanctions, taking an extra 2 million barrels from the Kingdom for June shipment, industry sources said. Last month, Saudi Arabia approached Indian

Uber Extends Decline as Investor Skepticism Deepens After IPO
Uber Extends Decline as Investor Skepticism Deepens After IPO
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  • 2019-05-13 11:47:06Z

The share slump reflects investor skepticism about the size of the ride-hailing market, Uber's ability to execute on food and package delivery and its push into autonomous vehicles, said Ygal Arounian of Wedbush Securities. The IPO also comes as investors shy away from riskier assets given U.S.-China

Trump Warns China Impasse to Worsen If Xi Retaliates on Tariffs
Trump Warns China Impasse to Worsen If Xi Retaliates on Tariffs
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  • 2019-05-13 11:45:42Z

"I say openly to President Xi & all of my many friends in China that China will be hurt very badly if you don't make a deal because companies will be forced to leave China for other countries," Trump wrote in one of several Twitter messages. Trump's comments come after high-level talks between Chinese

40% of Aspiring Millionaires Say This Skill Is the Key To Striking It Rich
40% of Aspiring Millionaires Say This Skill Is the Key To Striking It Rich
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  • 2019-05-13 09:00:00Z

Find out what Americans think it takes to become a millionaire.

Saudi oil tankers hit by
Saudi oil tankers hit by 'sabotage attacks' as Gulf tensions soar

Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were damaged in "sabotage attacks" in the Gulf as tensions soared in a region already shaken by a standoff between the United States and Iran. It came as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo scrapped a planned visit to Moscow to head to Brussels instead for talks with European officials on Iran. The United States has already strengthened its military presence in the region, including deploying a number of strategic B-52 bombers in response to alleged Iranian threats.

Iran metal exports may be harder to sanction than oil, experts say
Iran metal exports may be harder to sanction than oil, experts say

Iran, hard hit by US sanctions on its oil sales, now faces restrictions on metals exports -- but industry insiders say foreign income from mining and steel will be harder to curb. Tensions are soaring a year after Washington withdrew from a multilateral 2015 deal over Iran's nuclear programme. A US aircraft strike group is heading for the Gulf and Tehran has said it will stop abiding by some restrictions on its nuclear activities.

As
As 'Game of Thrones' battle nears, we have questions about how Dany, Jon, Cersei wage war

As Cersei and Daenerys appear destined for war, we've still got tactical questions relating to earlier 'Game of Thrones' battles.

Bitcoin jumps to 9-month high as price grows by 135% since December
Bitcoin jumps to 9-month high as price grows by 135% since December
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  • 2019-05-12 12:20:17Z

Bitcoin's price has grown by 135% since December 15 when the price fell to less than $3,200. The price has briefly surpassed $7,500 on Sunday, which was last seen on August 2; more than 9 months ago.The post Bitcoin jumps to 9-month high as price grows by 135% since December appeared first on The

Why the Bitcoin price defines the cryptocurrency market
Why the Bitcoin price defines the cryptocurrency market
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  • 2019-05-12 11:00:05Z

Since the creation of Bitcoin, there has only ever been one cryptocurrency at the top of the market cap rankings, despite thousands of competitors being created over the years. The Bitcoin price defines all other cryptocurrencies. Indeed, altcoins are not only priced in dollar terms, but also in terms

70 countries urge North Korea to scrap nuclear, ballistic weapons
70 countries urge North Korea to scrap nuclear, ballistic weapons

Seventy countries urged North Korea on Friday to scrap its nuclear weapons, ballistic missiles and related programs, decrying the "undiminished threat" posed to world peace. Signatories included the United States and South Korea, as well as nations in Asia, Latin America, Africa and Europe. Russia and China, supporters of Pyongyang, did not sign the document drafted by France.

The Cannabis
The Cannabis 'Magic Bus' Is About to Depart the Station! Next Stops? Aurora Cannabis, Hexo, Canopy Growth and Aphria
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  • 2019-05-10 21:40:20Z

Now here's something you don't see every day.Up in Canada, investment banker Seaport Global just announced a first of its kind offer to cart its investor clients around Canada aboard a "magic bus" -- they didn't call it that, so we will -- as part of a tour of cannabis production

Mueller won
Mueller won't testify next week, House chairman says

WASHINGTON (AP) - The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee says special counsel Robert Mueller won't appear before his panel next week, despite the committee's hope that Mueller would testify May 15.

Trial date set for Elon Musk
Trial date set for Elon Musk's 'pedo guy' tweet

The judge had on April 26 denied Musk's bid to dismiss the lawsuit brought by diver Vernon Unsworth, without explaining his reasoning. Unsworth, who said in his lawsuit he shared a house in the Thailand countryside with a 40-year-old woman who owned a nail salon, was part of a team that helped rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach from a Thailand cave last July 10.

Colombia will not allow Venezuela border to be rebel sanctuary: Duque
Colombia will not allow Venezuela border to be rebel sanctuary: Duque

Colombia will not allow its border with Venezuela to become a sanctuary for the leftist ELN rebel group, President Ivan Duque said on Friday, after local media published documents said to show Venezuela has given weapons to the group. Local media Red+ Noticias, which published the documents late on Thursday, said they are signed by Venezuelan military leaders and reference orders from President Nicolas Maduro that the armed forces treat the National Liberation Army (ELN) rebels as their allies and avoid targeting them.

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