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New $200,000 Tesla Roadster speeds in front of electric big-rig truck
New $200,000 Tesla Roadster speeds in front of electric big-rig truck

Tesla Inc upstaged its own debut of an electric heavy duty truck on Thursday when a red Roadster pulled out of the big rig's trailer and Chief Executive Elon Musk said the new $200,000 sports car would be the fastest production car ever. As the presentation appeared to end, the Tesla Semi opened its trailer, and the Roadster drove out. The sports car with a removable glass roof is an updated version of Tesla's first production vehicle.

Bella And Gigi Hadid's Model Cousin Is A Body Positive Badass
Bella And Gigi Hadid's Model Cousin Is A Body Positive Badass

There's no arguing that sisters Gigi and Bella Hadid are two of the hardest-working models in the business right now.

North Korean Suspects Named in the Mysterious Murder of Kim Jong Nam
North Korean Suspects Named in the Mysterious Murder of Kim Jong Nam

Four North Korean men have been named in court as potential suspects in the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother Kim Jong Un, who was killed at an airport in the Malaysian capital in February.

Woman who gave Trump the middle finger fired from her job
Woman who gave Trump the middle finger fired from her job

Juli Briskman said she had no regrets about the attention her public show of displeasure received. A woman whose picture went viral after she raised her middle finger at Donald Trump as his motorcade passed her on her bicycle has been fired from her job. Juli Briskman was cycling in Virginia last month when she offered the gesture in a gut reaction to Trump's policies, she said.

What People Are Buying On Amazon This Week, Besides Mushroom Coffee
What People Are Buying On Amazon This Week, Besides Mushroom Coffee

This week in weird, practical and just-plain-interesting items trending on Amazon, folks seem keen to stock up on ~trendy~ health foods like ghee and mushroom coffee, as well as holiday gifts like bath bombs and card games, but that's not all.

Muslim countries push UN to speak out on Myanmar abuses
Muslim countries push UN to speak out on Myanmar abuses

Muslim countries led by Saudi Arabia want the United Nations to denounce serious rights abuses in Myanmar and demand an end to the military campaign against the Rohingya, according to a draft resolution seen by AFP on Wednesday. In one of the worst refugee crises in decades, more than 600,000 Muslim Rohingya have fled an army crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine state since late August.

Your Halloween Costume Will Never Top This Dog Who Went As A Mop
Your Halloween Costume Will Never Top This Dog Who Went As A Mop

If you're still scrambling for the perfect costume this Halloween, you can chill.

Witness: I put $60,000 bribe in union boss's designer bag

NEW YORK (AP) - The government's chief witness in a trial of New York City's former jail guard union boss described putting a $60,000 cash bribe in a luxury bag for him so he'd feel good about it as he took fresh swipes Friday at Mayor Bill de Blasio and former police officials.

Your Personality Type May Be Sabotaging Your Exercise Goals
Your Personality Type May Be Sabotaging Your Exercise Goals

It's no secret that your character traits directly affect how you interact with the world ― but you might be surprised at just how deep it goes.

Will The U.S. Ever Win The War In Afghanistan?
Will The U.S. Ever Win The War In Afghanistan?

Once upon a time, an insurgent candidate defeated Hillary Clinton, the most prepared potential president in U.S. history, after a nasty, close and historic race.

Yemeni PM says fishermen have seized Iranian vessel, sailors

An Iranian vessel with 19 sailors on board has been seized near a Yemeni island by local fishermen, Yemen's prime minister said on Saturday. There was no immediate official Iranian reaction to the comments made by Ahmed Obeid bin Daghr on his Twitter account in which he said the ship was detained off the coast of Socotra, the largest island in an archipelago south of Yemen. Iran's semi-official Fars news agency said that the Yemeni government, which Tehran does not recognize, had "claimed" that an Iranian vessel with a crew of 19 had been seized on Friday.

UNICEF: Rohingya children refugees face
UNICEF: Rohingya children refugees face 'hell on earth'

GENEVA (AP) - UNICEF says the children who make up most of the nearly 600,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in Myanmar are seeing a "hell on earth" in overcrowded, muddy and squalid refugee camps in neighboring Bangladesh.

Alabama inmate defiant before his execution for killing cop
Alabama inmate defiant before his execution for killing cop

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) - A convicted cop killer who sued Alabama over its lethal injection method was put to death, but not before he cursed at the state and said: "I hate you."

Echoes of Mao: China Communist Party fawns over
Echoes of Mao: China Communist Party fawns over 'Xi thought'

As the Chinese Communist Party gathers for its most defining congress in decades, a new catchphrase is echoing through Beijing's cavernous Great Hall of the People: Xi Jinping's "new era thought". Next week, the CCP's general secretary may have his name -- and signature ideology -- inscribed in the party's constitution -- symbolising his elevation to the pinnacle of Chinese power. Xi's predecessors, Hu Jintao and Jiang Zemin, both had their own ideas written into the constitution, but without their names attached and only at the end of their respective 10-year terms.

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