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Entertainment News10 minutes ago

Film producer Harvey Weinstein leaves criminal court following his arraignment in Manhattan in New York, U.S., May 25, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Film mogul Harvey Weinstein appeared in handcuffs in a New York court on Friday to face charges of rape and other sex crimes against two of the scores of women who have accused him of misconduct, ending his reign as a Hollywood kingpin.

U.S.25 minutes ago

Police is seen near Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville, Indiana, U.S., May 25, 2018 in this still image obtained from social media video. COURTESY CHRISTOPHER REILY/via REUTERS

Two people were injured in a shooting incident at an Indiana middle school on Friday and a suspect was in custody, the Indiana State Police said.

Business News4 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: A general view of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington, U.S., May 27, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

Tax experts for global corporations are hot on the trail of loopholes in the sweeping tax law approved in December by President Donald Trump and Republicans in the U.S. Congress.

Environment3 hours ago

A low pressure system located over the northwestern Caribbean Sea east of the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico, has a 90 percent chance of strengthening into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Friday.

U.S.7 hours ago

A gunman opens fire in a restaurant in Oklahoma City, and is then shot dead by an armed passerby. Jayson Albano reports.

A gunman who wounded two people in an Oklahoma restaurant on Thursday was shot dead by a bystander when he walked outside the business, authorities said.

Business News14 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators examine a self-driving Uber vehicle involved in a fatal accident in Tempe, Arizona, U.S., March 20, 2018.  A women was struck and killed by the vehicle on March 18, 2018.     National Transportation Safety Board/Handout via REUTERS   ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. - RC124083F3B0

Uber had disabled an emergency braking system in a self-driving vehicle that struck and killed a woman in Arizona in March even though the car had identified the need to apply the brakes, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report released on Thursday.

Environment2 hours ago

Lava glows through the laze as it pours into the ocean during the eruption of the Kilauea Volcano near Pahoa, Hawaii, U.S., May 24, 2018.  REUTERS/Marco Garcia

A third lava flow from Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano streamed into the ocean on Thursday as U.S. Marine Corps helicopters stood by to evacuate a Big Island community should molten rock or huge cracks block its final escape route.

Politics13 hours ago

A Democratic candidate among front-runners in the race for Iowa governor dropped out on Thursday after accusations of sexual misconduct by three women.

U.S.19 hours ago

Boxer Jack Johnson.         Courtesy LOC/via REUTERS

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday issued a posthumous pardon to boxer Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight champion, who was jailed a century ago due to his relationship with a white woman.

Politics14 hours ago

The U.S. Capitol dome is pictured in the pre-dawn darkness in this general view taken in Washington, October 18, 2013.  .   REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously approved legislation that would step up protections for congressional staffers facing workplace harassment, including requiring lawmakers to use their personal funds to cover the cost of settlements if they were the alleged harassers.

U.S. Legal News4 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Harvey Weinstein, co-chairman of the Weinstein Company, kicks off the Film Finance Circle conference with an informal discussion at the inaugural Middle East International Film Festival in Abu Dhabi, October 15, 2007.    REUTERS/Steve Crisp/File Photo

Film producer Harvey Weinstein was expected to surrender to authorities in New York on Friday, months after he was toppled from Hollywood's most powerful ranks by scores of women accusing him of sexual assault, a person familiar with the case said.

U.S. Legal News14 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: 71st Cannes Film Festival - Closing ceremony - Cannes, France May 19, 2018. Asia Argento delivers a speech. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Women in Hollywood applauded on Thursday after Harvey Weinstein agreed to turn himself into authorities in New York after a months-long investigation into multiple allegations of sexual misconduct.

U.S.16 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: May 18, 2018; Santa Fe, TX, USA; Texas governor Greg Abbott speaks at a vigil for the victims of the Santa Fe high school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas following a shooting that killed 10 at Santa Fe High School. John Glaser-USA TODAY NETWORK

Victims and survivors of mass shootings in Texas choked back tears, recounted the bloodshed that unfolded before their eyes and pleaded with Governor Greg Abbott on Thursday to improve safety so that another massacre does not take place.

Politics16 hours ago

Oct 1, 2017; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos inside linebacker Brandon Marshall (54) and free safety Darian Stewart (26) react along with teammates during the American national anthem before a game against the Oakland Raiders at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Several NFL players responded harshly Thursday to President Donald Trump's comments supporting the league's new national anthem policy, which calls for fines or punishment for any form of disrespect during the anthem.

Environment17 hours ago

U.S. forecasters expect the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season will be near-normal to above-normal in number and intensity of storms, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center said on Thursday.

U.S.18 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Children demonstrate how they might take shelter in a school under a bulletproof blanket sold by Elite Sterling Security LLC (ESS) in Aurora, Colorado March 19, 2013. REUTERS/Rick Wilking/File Photo

From gunshot detection devices to wireless panic buttons and bulletproof windows, schools across the United States are pursuing aggressive security measures to prevent a shooting massacre on their campuses.

U.S.19 hours ago

FILE PHOTO -  John Venditto, Oyster Bay Town Supervisor, whose facing corruption charges with Edward Mangano, Nassau County Executive and his wife Linda Mangano, leaves his arraignment hearing outside federal court in Central Islip, New York, U.S., October 20, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A former town official in New York's Nassau County was found not guilty on Thursday of taking bribes from a restaurateur, as jurors continued to weigh the fate of the county's former top elected executive charged in the same case.

Politics20 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Republican presidential nominee Senator John McCain (R-AZ) speaks at a campaign rally in Defiance, Ohio October 30, 2008.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo

At age 81, and with a terminal cancer diagnosis, U.S. Senator John McCain is looking back on his life, not with rancor or to settle old scores, but with immense gratitude.

World News21 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration and the gang MS-13 at the Morrelly Homeland Security Center in Bethpage, New York, U.S., May 23, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

The U.S. House of Representatives broke on Thursday for an 11-day recess with majority Republicans deadlocked over legislation to protect "Dreamer" immigrants from deportation while President Donald Trump insisted that Congress meet all his hard-line immigration demands.

Sports News21 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Indianapolis Colts players kneel during the playing of the National Anthem before the game against the Cleveland Browns at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN, U.S., September 24, 2017.   Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo

U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed a decision by the National Football League to fine teams if players on the field refuse to stand for the national anthem, saying in an interview broadcast on Thursday that if they do not want to stand, perhaps they should not be in the United States.

Entertainment News10 minutes ago

Film producer Harvey Weinstein leaves criminal court following his arraignment in Manhattan in New York, U.S., May 25, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Film mogul Harvey Weinstein appeared in handcuffs in a New York court on Friday to face charges of rape and other sex crimes against two of the scores of women who have accused him of misconduct, ending his reign as a Hollywood kingpin.

U.S.25 minutes ago

Police is seen near Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville, Indiana, U.S., May 25, 2018 in this still image obtained from social media video. COURTESY CHRISTOPHER REILY/via REUTERS

Two people were injured in a shooting incident at an Indiana middle school on Friday and a suspect was in custody, the Indiana State Police said.

Business News4 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: A general view of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington, U.S., May 27, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

Tax experts for global corporations are hot on the trail of loopholes in the sweeping tax law approved in December by President Donald Trump and Republicans in the U.S. Congress.

Environment3 hours ago

A low pressure system located over the northwestern Caribbean Sea east of the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico, has a 90 percent chance of strengthening into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Friday.

U.S.7 hours ago

A gunman opens fire in a restaurant in Oklahoma City, and is then shot dead by an armed passerby. Jayson Albano reports.

A gunman who wounded two people in an Oklahoma restaurant on Thursday was shot dead by a bystander when he walked outside the business, authorities said.

Business News14 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators examine a self-driving Uber vehicle involved in a fatal accident in Tempe, Arizona, U.S., March 20, 2018.  A women was struck and killed by the vehicle on March 18, 2018.     National Transportation Safety Board/Handout via REUTERS   ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. - RC124083F3B0

Uber had disabled an emergency braking system in a self-driving vehicle that struck and killed a woman in Arizona in March even though the car had identified the need to apply the brakes, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report released on Thursday.

Environment2 hours ago

Lava glows through the laze as it pours into the ocean during the eruption of the Kilauea Volcano near Pahoa, Hawaii, U.S., May 24, 2018.  REUTERS/Marco Garcia

A third lava flow from Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano streamed into the ocean on Thursday as U.S. Marine Corps helicopters stood by to evacuate a Big Island community should molten rock or huge cracks block its final escape route.

Politics13 hours ago

A Democratic candidate among front-runners in the race for Iowa governor dropped out on Thursday after accusations of sexual misconduct by three women.

U.S.19 hours ago

Boxer Jack Johnson.         Courtesy LOC/via REUTERS

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday issued a posthumous pardon to boxer Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight champion, who was jailed a century ago due to his relationship with a white woman.

Politics14 hours ago

The U.S. Capitol dome is pictured in the pre-dawn darkness in this general view taken in Washington, October 18, 2013.  .   REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously approved legislation that would step up protections for congressional staffers facing workplace harassment, including requiring lawmakers to use their personal funds to cover the cost of settlements if they were the alleged harassers.

U.S. Legal News4 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Harvey Weinstein, co-chairman of the Weinstein Company, kicks off the Film Finance Circle conference with an informal discussion at the inaugural Middle East International Film Festival in Abu Dhabi, October 15, 2007.    REUTERS/Steve Crisp/File Photo

Film producer Harvey Weinstein was expected to surrender to authorities in New York on Friday, months after he was toppled from Hollywood's most powerful ranks by scores of women accusing him of sexual assault, a person familiar with the case said.

U.S. Legal News14 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: 71st Cannes Film Festival - Closing ceremony - Cannes, France May 19, 2018. Asia Argento delivers a speech. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Women in Hollywood applauded on Thursday after Harvey Weinstein agreed to turn himself into authorities in New York after a months-long investigation into multiple allegations of sexual misconduct.

U.S.16 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: May 18, 2018; Santa Fe, TX, USA; Texas governor Greg Abbott speaks at a vigil for the victims of the Santa Fe high school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas following a shooting that killed 10 at Santa Fe High School. John Glaser-USA TODAY NETWORK

Victims and survivors of mass shootings in Texas choked back tears, recounted the bloodshed that unfolded before their eyes and pleaded with Governor Greg Abbott on Thursday to improve safety so that another massacre does not take place.

Politics16 hours ago

Oct 1, 2017; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos inside linebacker Brandon Marshall (54) and free safety Darian Stewart (26) react along with teammates during the American national anthem before a game against the Oakland Raiders at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Several NFL players responded harshly Thursday to President Donald Trump's comments supporting the league's new national anthem policy, which calls for fines or punishment for any form of disrespect during the anthem.

Environment17 hours ago

U.S. forecasters expect the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season will be near-normal to above-normal in number and intensity of storms, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center said on Thursday.

U.S.18 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Children demonstrate how they might take shelter in a school under a bulletproof blanket sold by Elite Sterling Security LLC (ESS) in Aurora, Colorado March 19, 2013. REUTERS/Rick Wilking/File Photo

From gunshot detection devices to wireless panic buttons and bulletproof windows, schools across the United States are pursuing aggressive security measures to prevent a shooting massacre on their campuses.

U.S.19 hours ago

FILE PHOTO -  John Venditto, Oyster Bay Town Supervisor, whose facing corruption charges with Edward Mangano, Nassau County Executive and his wife Linda Mangano, leaves his arraignment hearing outside federal court in Central Islip, New York, U.S., October 20, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A former town official in New York's Nassau County was found not guilty on Thursday of taking bribes from a restaurateur, as jurors continued to weigh the fate of the county's former top elected executive charged in the same case.

Politics20 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Republican presidential nominee Senator John McCain (R-AZ) speaks at a campaign rally in Defiance, Ohio October 30, 2008.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo

At age 81, and with a terminal cancer diagnosis, U.S. Senator John McCain is looking back on his life, not with rancor or to settle old scores, but with immense gratitude.

World News21 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration and the gang MS-13 at the Morrelly Homeland Security Center in Bethpage, New York, U.S., May 23, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

The U.S. House of Representatives broke on Thursday for an 11-day recess with majority Republicans deadlocked over legislation to protect "Dreamer" immigrants from deportation while President Donald Trump insisted that Congress meet all his hard-line immigration demands.

Sports News21 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Indianapolis Colts players kneel during the playing of the National Anthem before the game against the Cleveland Browns at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN, U.S., September 24, 2017.   Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo

U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed a decision by the National Football League to fine teams if players on the field refuse to stand for the national anthem, saying in an interview broadcast on Thursday that if they do not want to stand, perhaps they should not be in the United States.

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