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'Dotard' rockets from obscurity to light up Trump-Kim exchange, spark partisan war of words
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:25:00 +0200
President Trump fired off “rocket man.” North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, the target of that verbal missile launch, shot back a flurry of taunts, calling America’s leader “a rogue,” “a frightened dog,” a “gangster fond of playing with...
© LA Times
Betsy DeVos Reverses Obama-era Policy on Campus Sexual Assault Investigations
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:01:15 +0200
The Education Department said colleges may use a higher standard of evidence before finding an accused student responsible, which could make it harder to prove claims.
© The New York Times
Teacher fired after showing third graders how to give Nazi salute
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:52:16 +0200
A substitute teacher was fired from a Vermont school on Thursday after giving the Nazi salute in front of third graders.
© NY Daily News
DeVos does away with Obama-era rules on Title IX
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:51:16 +0200
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos scrubbed Obama-era guidance for universities investigating sexual assaults on campus.
© NY Daily News
Jennifer Lopez is trying to reach family in P.R. after hurricane
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:33:33 +0200
For Jennifer Lopez, Hurricane Maria damage hits close to home, literally.
© NY Daily News
Look up! You might see NASA's asteroid-hunting spacecraft fly past Earth
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:25:00 +0200
It’s time to wave goodbye ... for now. This morning, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx is zipping past Earth on its way to the asteroid Bennu – the last time we’ll see the spacecraft until 2023. At 9:52 a.m. Pacific, OSIRIS-REx (short for Origins, Spectral Interpretation,...
© LA Times
Jay-Z reportedly turns down offer to perform at Super Bowl LII halftime show
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:25:00 +0200
Jay-Z apparently won’t be following in the footsteps of his wife, Beyoncé. Or those of Bruce Springsteen, Katy Perry, Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga and the numerous others who have performed during the halftime show at the Super Bowl. According to a report...
© LA Times
Knicks plan on Carmelo being at training camp and a starter
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:23:45 +0200
Carmelo Anthony wants out of New York. And the Knicks don’t want him, either. But as of right now, they’re still stuck together.
© NY Daily News
Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria death toll climbs to at least 13
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:21:41 +0200
The death toll from Hurricane Maria rose above 30 Friday as at least 13 people were confirmed dead in Puerto Rico, officials.
© NY Daily News
Trump positioned to slap potentially crushing tariffs on solar industry
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:20:00 +0200
U S. trade officials on Friday empowered President Trump to impose tariffs that could cut off the solar energy industry from the cheap foreign-made panels that have driven its explosive growth. The tariffs under consideration are meant to protect a small...
© LA Times
Trump positioned to slap potentially crushing tarriffs on solar industry
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:20:00 +0200
U S. trade officials on Friday empowered President Trump to impose tariffs that could cut off the solar energy industry from the cheap foreign-made panels that have driven its explosive growth. The tariffs are meant to protect a small number of American...
© LA Times
Marijuana and infertility: what you need to know
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:18:41 +0200
The evidence “strongly suggests that [the cannabinoids] exert potent negative effects on the ovulatory cycle.”
© NY Daily News
Wiccan murderer sues prison for ‘imposing Christian beliefs’
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:12:17 +0200
A woman convicted of murder in Kansas filed a lawsuit against her prison, claiming officials have been “imposing Christian beliefs" on her.
© NY Daily News
Mother allegedly left baby in 105 degree car while she shopped
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:10:41 +0200
Police were called to the parking lot of a mall after a mother allegedly left her baby alone in a hot car.
© NY Daily News
Drunk man reportedly forced 8-year-old to drive him around
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:04:47 +0200
Driver, home please!
© NY Daily News
Charmin offers year’s supply of toilet paper to the 'Mad Pooper’
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:57:32 +0200
Charmin is looking to wipe away the troubles of "The Mad Pooper" with an offer she can’t reuse.
© NY Daily News
Trump’s Travel Ban to Be Replaced by Restrictions Tailored to Certain Countries
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:56:55 +0200
The new restrictions could go into effect on Sunday and would prevent people in those nations from traveling to the United States or prompt increased scrutiny if they seek visas.
© The New York Times
18-year-old terror suspect charged over London subway bombing
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:52:37 +0200
London's police chief says the bomb that failed to fully detonate last week in a London subway car was loaded with explosives and shrapnel.
© NY Daily News
What we learned in the Rams' 41-39 victory over the San Francisco 49ers
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:50:00 +0200
What we learned in the Rams’ 41-39 victory over the San Francisco 49ers: Todd Gurley can run for more than 100 yards The NFL’s 2015 offensive rookie of the year finally showed the form — and the statistics — that made him a breakout star. Gurley...
© LA Times
These Giants listed as out on Friday's initial injury report
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:46:19 +0200
Right tackle Bobby Hart, middle linebacker B.J. Goodson and backup linebacker J.T. Thomas are listed as out.
© NY Daily News
Hewlett Packard Enterprise to cut 5,000 jobs, 10% of its workforce, report says
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:40:00 +0200
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. is planning to lay off at least 5,000 employees, or about 10% of its workforce, according to a business media report. Bloomberg reported Thursday that the job cuts, which will occur in the U.S. and abroad, are expected to...
© LA Times
Uber driver held at gunpoint by men who believed he was burglar
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:25:17 +0200
Two Florida residents on neighborhood watch held an Uber driver at gunpoint after mistaking him for a burglar, authorities say.
© NY Daily News
Tech, banks lead U.S. stock indexes lower
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:25:00 +0200
Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street as technology companies and banks decline. Apple fell 1% early Friday as investors give a tepid reception to its new lineup of iPhones. Financial stocks are down as bond yields decline. Bank of America...
© LA Times
Trump reposts graphic on being most tweeted about leader
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:20:19 +0200
Donald Trump took to his virtual soapbox again Friday morning.
© NY Daily News
Female Marine officer becomes first to finish infantry course
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:19:53 +0200
A female Marine Corps lieutenant completed the branch’s brutal infantry officer course, the first woman to do so.
© NY Daily News
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Dog-walk service Wag! in doghouse for losing another pet
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:01:00 +0200
A popular pet-sitting service is back in the doghouse after one of its handlers lost a Long Island family's beloved Beagle-Labrador mix.
© NY Daily News
Rams show what’s on tap for 2017: excitement and a lot of exhaustion
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:05:00 +0200
They tried to give it away, but couldn’t. They did everything humanly possible to blow it, except blow it. On a nutty night at Levi’s Stadium on Thursday, these new Rams backed up the precipice of 2016, stared over their shoulders into its flaming...
© LA Times
NFL teams show wrong flag while trying to support Mexico
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:07:03 +0200
The Titans and Broncos deserve a flag for these social media posts.
© NY Daily News
Widespread Deceptive Practices May Reduce Payouts in N.F.L. Concussion Settlement
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 04:59:41 +0200
“We don’t want to watch these awards be cannibalized,” a lawyer for retired players told a judge investigating lenders and others seeking a cut of payments.
© The New York Times
Cornell Fraternity Closes Indefinitely After Racially Charged Attack
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 04:55:02 +0200
The Psi Upsilon alumni board at Cornell plans to devote the fraternity’s building to organizations that promote inclusiveness.
© The New York Times
Rams have their problems, but they're at least showing promise
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 04:45:00 +0200
The Rams had a spark, they moved the ball, they located the end zone … and they wound up losing to Washington 27-20. A year earlier, in making their Los Angeles debut with a 9-6 victory over Seattle, the wrong-way Rams were as flat as a Johnny Unitas...
© LA Times
DeVos does away with Obama-era rules on Title IX
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:51:16 +0200
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos scrubbed Obama-era guidance for universities investigating sexual assaults on campus.
© NY Daily News
Look up! You might see NASA's asteroid-hunting spacecraft fly past Earth
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:25:00 +0200
It’s time to wave goodbye ... for now. This morning, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx is zipping past Earth on its way to the asteroid Bennu – the last time we’ll see the spacecraft until 2023. At 9:52 a.m. Pacific, OSIRIS-REx (short for Origins, Spectral Interpretation,...
© LA Times
Jay-Z reportedly turns down offer to perform at Super Bowl LII halftime show
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:25:00 +0200
Jay-Z apparently won’t be following in the footsteps of his wife, Beyoncé. Or those of Bruce Springsteen, Katy Perry, Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga and the numerous others who have performed during the halftime show at the Super Bowl. According to a report...
© LA Times
Trump positioned to slap potentially crushing tarriffs on solar industry
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:20:00 +0200
U S. trade officials on Friday empowered President Trump to impose tariffs that could cut off the solar energy industry from the cheap foreign-made panels that have driven its explosive growth. The tariffs are meant to protect a small number of American...
© LA Times
Marijuana and infertility: what you need to know
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:18:41 +0200
The evidence “strongly suggests that [the cannabinoids] exert potent negative effects on the ovulatory cycle.”
© NY Daily News
Trump’s Travel Ban to Be Replaced by Restrictions Tailored to Certain Countries
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:56:55 +0200
The new restrictions could go into effect on Sunday and would prevent people in those nations from traveling to the United States or prompt increased scrutiny if they seek visas.
© The New York Times
What we learned in the Rams' 41-39 victory over the San Francisco 49ers
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:50:00 +0200
What we learned in the Rams’ 41-39 victory over the San Francisco 49ers: Todd Gurley can run for more than 100 yards The NFL’s 2015 offensive rookie of the year finally showed the form — and the statistics — that made him a breakout star. Gurley...
© LA Times
Hewlett Packard Enterprise to cut 5,000 jobs, 10% of its workforce, report says
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:40:00 +0200
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. is planning to lay off at least 5,000 employees, or about 10% of its workforce, according to a business media report. Bloomberg reported Thursday that the job cuts, which will occur in the U.S. and abroad, are expected to...
© LA Times
Uber driver held at gunpoint by men who believed he was burglar
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:25:17 +0200
Two Florida residents on neighborhood watch held an Uber driver at gunpoint after mistaking him for a burglar, authorities say.
© NY Daily News
Tech, banks lead U.S. stock indexes lower
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:25:00 +0200
Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street as technology companies and banks decline. Apple fell 1% early Friday as investors give a tepid reception to its new lineup of iPhones. Financial stocks are down as bond yields decline. Bank of America...
© LA Times
Trump reposts graphic on being most tweeted about leader
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:20:19 +0200
Donald Trump took to his virtual soapbox again Friday morning.
© NY Daily News
Female Marine officer becomes first to finish infantry course
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:19:53 +0200
A female Marine Corps lieutenant completed the branch’s brutal infantry officer course, the first woman to do so.
© NY Daily News
Diamonds Aren’t Forever: 5 Bygone Ballparks of New York
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:13:18 +0200
These ballparks and stadiums — some of which were built early in the 20th century — seeded much of the game’s history before being torn down.
© The New York Times
9 of the most anticipated books of fall
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:09:34 +0200
Children aren't the only ones who get to pick up new books this time of year.
© NY Daily News
Snapchat video sees childcare workers taunting boy with autism
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:01:21 +0200
Authorities are searching for two childcare workers who filmed themselves taunting and throwing objects at an 8-year-old boy with autism.
© NY Daily News
FDA approves medical scope with disposable cap to fight superbug infections
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:00:00 +0200
Seeking to prevent superbug outbreaks, federal health officials said they have approved the first gastrointestinal medical scope with a disposable cap for use in the U.S.The Food and Drug Administration said that the design of the new duodenoscope by...
© LA Times
Steve Kerr says Warriors haven't decided on White House visit
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:56:58 +0200
Should they stay or should they go?
© NY Daily News
Cuomo departs for Puerto Rico to help in Hurricane Maria recovery
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:56:54 +0200
Cuomo boarded a plane to Puerto Rico with a raft of aid workers to assess the damage wreaked by Hurricane Maria and help the island.
© NY Daily News
Kyrie Irving's car broke down, what happened next was 'awesome'
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:55:52 +0200
Kyrie Irving learned that he can rely on the kindness of strangers in his new home.
© NY Daily News
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