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In a comparison of Instacart Pickup and Walmart curbside grocery services, Consumer Reports found that Walmart provided better value, but Instacart offered more convenience and broader choice. S...
Norway said Friday it was freezing all defence material export licences to Saudi Arabia over recent developments in the country and the war in Yemen. The announcement came amid international outrage over Riyadh's killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul in October, though Norway did not mention the murder specifically. "We have decided that, in the current situation, no new licences are to be granted for exports of defence-related products or dual-use items for military use to Saudi Arabia," Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Soreide said in a statement.
Chief Justice Correspondent Pierre Thomas joins a special edition of "This Week" with the latest on claims of voter suppression and the security of the 2018 midterm elections.
DOHA, Qatar (AP) - All the usual bells and whistles were there. The pyrotechnic introductions. The in-house deejay heavy on American pop music. An aggressive social media campaign replete with its own hashtag (#GoGymtastic). The bright colors on the competition floor. Oh, and perhaps the greatest gymnast of all time at the height of her astonishing powers.
"We removed a series of accounts for engaging in attempts to share disinformation in an automated fashion -- a violation of our policies," a Twitter spokesman said Friday. "We stopped this quickly and at its source." The accounts appeared to be domestic in origin, according to a person familiar with the matter. While Twitter declined to specify how many accounts were taken down, Reuters earlier reported the number at more than 10,000.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The midterm elections are just around the corner, but efforts to "get out the vote" don't mean much if voters unexpectedly find themselves unable to get out of their hospital bed on Election Day.
The late-night host was able to get some parents to participate in his annual challenge.
The comments from Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir were some of the most direct yet from Riyadh, which has given multiple and conflicting accounts about Khashoggi's killing on Oct. 2, first denying his death and later admitting it amid an international outcry. The weeks of denial and lack of credible evidence in the face of allegations from Turkish officials that Khashoggi had been killed have shaken global confidence in ties with the world's top oil exporter. U.S. Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin said Saudi Arabia's admission that the Washington Post columnist was killed in a fistfight was a "good first step but not enough," though he added it was premature to discuss sanctions...
Washington Post Global Opinions Editor Karen Attiah is interviewed on "This Week" about Saudi Arabia's explanation for columnist Jamal Khashoggi's death.
SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Two teen-aged suspects have been charged, including one man who remains on the loose, in connection with the fatal shooting of a George police officer who was killed while responding to a suspicious vehicle parked near a middle school, authorities said Sunday.
Thousands of migrants who forced their way through Guatemala's northwestern border and flooded onto a bridge leading to Mexico, where riot police battled them back, on Saturday waited at the border in the hope of continuing their journey to the United States. The caravan of mainly Honduran migrants, whose journey has triggered escalating anti-immigrant rhetoric from US President Donald Trump, on Friday surged through a series of police lines and barricades up to the final fence on Mexico's southern border. There -- at the far end of the bridge over the Suchiate River, which forms the western part of the Mexico-Guatemala border -- they hurled rocks and other objects at hundreds of riot...