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UN Security Council to meet on tanker attacks
UN Security Council to meet on tanker attacks

The world cannot afford a major confrontation in the Gulf, UN chief Antonio Guterres warned Thursday, as the Security Council prepared to meet to discuss suspected attacks on two oil tankers in a strategic sea lane. The latest incident, the second in the Gulf of Oman in a month, came amid spiralling tensions between Tehran and Washington, which has pointed the finger at Iran over earlier tanker attacks in May. At the request of the United States, the Security Council was to meet behind closed doors later Thursday to discuss the situation in the Gulf.

Prices Are Out for the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and 3500HD Pickups
Prices Are Out for the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and 3500HD Pickups

Configuring a pickup is a highly personal task, but here are the numbers to get you started.

Suspected tanker attacks risk sparking conflict: analysts
Suspected tanker attacks risk sparking conflict: analysts

Suspected attacks on tankers at the mouth of the oil-rich Gulf threaten to block vital crude supplies to the world and trigger an all-out conflict involving Iran, analysts said Thursday. The latest incident left two tankers in flames on Thursday in waters near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, a narrow channel that is a chokepoint for more than a third of the globe's seaborne oil exports. It comes just a month after another mysterious incident in which four tankers -- two Saudi, one Norwegian and one Emirati -- were damaged nearby off the Emirati port of Fujairah.

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Hannity Spins: Trump's Foreign Intel Admission Was a 'Jiu-Jitsu Move'

The morning after praising President Trump for supposedly setting up the media to create "fake, phony, moral selective outrage" over his admission that he didn't find it necessary to contact the FBI if a foreign government approached him with dirt against a 2020 opponent, Fox News host Sean Hannity showed up on the network's morning shows to further rally to Trump's defense.This time around, he likened the president's comments in an ABC interview-and subsequent double-down on Twitter-to a martial-arts maneuver.Appearing on Fox & Friends Thursday morning, Hannity argued that there is "nothing wrong" with candidates listening to what foreign governments have to say about their opponents,...

'If All of Us Come Out, We Can Win.' Hong Kong Protesters Call for Even Bigger March

Protesters are calling for a mass march Sunday afternoon, followed by a strike the next day

6 arrested in murder plot against David Ortiz
6 arrested in murder plot against David Ortiz

Police said the suspects set out to kill the former Red Sox star for an $8,000 bounty. ABC News' Maggie Rulli reports.

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12 of America's Best Historic Homes to Visit

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iRobot's Super Popular Roomba Vacuum is 40% Off Today

But this deal is here today, gone tomorrow.

Mom of slain children asks for mercy on ex-husband
Mom of slain children asks for mercy on ex-husband

The mother of five children who were killed by their father stunned a South Carolina courtroom Tuesday by asking the jury to spare her ex-husband's life. (June 12)

Joe Biden Is Ahead in the Iowa Polls. But His Rivals Are Ahead on Organizing
Joe Biden Is Ahead in the Iowa Polls. But His Rivals Are Ahead on Organizing

Former Vice President Joe Biden is ahead of other Democrats in Iowa polls, but behind the scenes, he is still playing catch up.

Celebrate Pride Month with these rainbow treats and eats
Celebrate Pride Month with these rainbow treats and eats

Celebrate Pride Month with these 9 delicious rainbow treats and drinks.

Everyone Still Loves Our Long-Term Mercedes-Benz E-Class Wagon-for the Most Part
Everyone Still Loves Our Long-Term Mercedes-Benz E-Class Wagon-for the Most Part

It's not easy to come up with negative things to say about our E450 wagon, but it can be done.

House Judiciary Committee Allowed to Take Notes on Evidence From Mueller Probe
House Judiciary Committee Allowed to Take Notes on Evidence From Mueller Probe

Chip Somodevilla/GettyMembers of the House Judiciary Committee will be able to take notes on Mueller investigation evidence, and keep those notes after viewing the closely held documents, The Daily Beast has learned. There may be a hiccup, however: A source familiar with the situation cautioned that the White House will likely have access to any evidence that could implicate its equities and executive privilege, and may try to step in and block members of Congress from seeing material it deems privileged. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler start the arm-wrestle with the Justice Department after Special Counsel Robert Mueller released his report on Russian election meddling in...

'Diplomacy at its finest': Pompeo defends Mexico deal amid criticism of Trump's tariff threat
'Diplomacy at its finest': Pompeo defends Mexico deal amid criticism of Trump's tariff threat

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo disputed reports that Mexico had already agreed to most of the provisions months ago, before last week's frenzied talks.

Iran revokes New York Times reporter's credentials

The paper said Iran's Foreign Ministry has "offered no explanation" for why the credentials were revoked.

Fiat Chrysler taps Aurora for self-driving commercial vehicles
Fiat Chrysler taps Aurora for self-driving commercial vehicles

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said Monday it would develop self-driving systems for its commercial vehicles in partnership with Aurora Innovation, a tech startup led by a former Google car executive. Under the partnership, Aurora will supply a self-driving platform that comprises the hardware, software, and data services that aim for "level 4" autonomy which can navigate without human intervention. "As part of FCA's autonomous vehicle strategy, we will continue to work with strategic partners to address the needs of customers in a rapidly changing industry," said Mike Manley, FCA's chief executive.

Pelosi, Fellow Democrats Poised to Counter Trump
Pelosi, Fellow Democrats Poised to Counter Trump's Subpoena Defiance

Despite pressure from inside their caucus to open a formal presidential impeachment inquiry, they will maintain a middle ground instead with a vote on the House floor Tuesday to further empower committee oversight of Trump and his administration. "It's a resolution that reflects the middle of the caucus, who appear to have grown frustrated over the president's obstruction," said Joshua Huder, a senior fellow with the Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University.

Tick tock goes the political clock as Dems weigh impeachment
Tick tock goes the political clock as Dems weigh impeachment

The political clock is a significant factor in whether majority House Democrats launch any impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. There's increasing pressure on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to at least start an impeachment inquiry into whether Trump obstructed special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation . Pelosi is resisting for a number of reasons.

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Queer Eye's Antoni Porowski: 'I Cannot Believe the Equality Act Is Even a Thing That Needs Debating In 2019'

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast/Photos GettyIn this special series, LGBT celebrities and public figures talk to Tim Teeman about the Stonewall Riots and their legacy-see more here.Antoni Porowski is a TV personality, actor, chef and model, star of Queer Eye.When/how did you first hear about the Stonewall Riots, and what did you make of them?I learned about the Stonewall Riots during my first Pride in New York. I had already been living here for a few years and my friend Klaus was surprised to learn that I had never attended. He took me to the Stonewall Inn and explained its significance. I quickly felt embarrassed for my perception of Pride and its meaning which, prior...

Conan O'Brien laments the 'Jeopardy!' question that ended Holzhauer's winning streak
Conan O'Brien laments the 'Jeopardy!' question that ended Holzhauer's winning streak

Did you catch the moment that stumped the longtime winner? Take a look and see if you could have answered the question in Best of Late Night.

Don't be a trade war casualty: Here's 9 ways small businesses can survive Trump's tariffs
Don't be a trade war casualty: Here's 9 ways small businesses can survive Trump's tariffs

Make no mistake: We're in a trade war and someone's going to pay. Stock up, lock in rates and hunker down until the battles are over.

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