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The Latest: Lavrov says swapping American not on horizon

4 minutes ago   |   National Post

MOSCOW - The Latest on the Russian foreign minister's annual news conference : 1:05 p.m. Russia's foreign minister says Moscow isn't considering a possibility of swapping an...
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Trump's Climate Change Policies Are Threatening Wildlife in U.S. National Parks-Fragmented Land Must Be Reconnected to Save It

4 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

"Climate change will force wild species in all national parks to adapt, often by migrating. The problem is that U.S. policies-especially under the Trump administration-are...
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In Home Of Original Sriracha Sauce, Thais Say Rooster Brand Is Nothing To Crow About

In Home Of Original Sriracha Sauce, Thais Say Rooster Brand Is Nothing To Crow About

14 minutes ago   |   NPR

The Rooster brand, ubiquitous in the U.S., is now being exported to Thailand, where Sriracha was born. But many Thais who taste the U.S. version are not impressed. "I wanted to...
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EU court rules annuls regulator move to block UPS-TNT merger

22 minutes ago   |   Miami Herald

The European Union's top court says a decision by anti-trust regulators to block a merger between U.S. delivery giant UPS and Dutch firm TNT must be annulled. The European Court...
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Russia says US ignored offer to inspect controversial weapon

36 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

MOSCOW - Russia's foreign minister says that the U.S. has ignored Moscow's proposal to inspect a Russian missile that Washington says has violated a nuclear arms treaty. Sergey...
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Alexa Down? Amazon Smart Assistant Appears to Suffer Global Outages

38 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

Down Detector recorded outages across Europe and some parts of the U.S.
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Sears chairman prevails in bankruptcy auction for retailer with $5.2 billion bid: sources

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

Sears Holdings Corp Chairman Eddie Lampert prevailed in a bankruptcy auction for the U.S. department store chain with an improved takeover bid of roughly $5.2 billion, allowing...
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Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown signals he's testing a presidential run

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

By Mark Niquette COLUMBUS, Ohio - Sen. Sherrod Brown, an Ohio Democrat, says he will be embarking on a “Dignity of Work” tour that will include two states - Iowa and New...
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GM's Washington charm offensive sidelined by Wall Street's push for profit

3 hours ago   |   Reuters

General Motors code named its November announcement to cut nearly 15,000 jobs in North America and restructure itself "Turbo," suggesting a leaner approach for the largest U.S...
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Congress Plans to Skip Next Recess If the Shutdown Continues

4 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Congress is planning to skip next week's planned recess if the partial government shutdown continues. And there is every indication it will drag on. Neither side is showing...
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Teen dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship, landing on pier

Teen dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship, landing on pier

Officials say a teenager from the South Pacific died after falling from a cruise ship onto a pier in Haiti. Read more ...

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is entering the 2020 race for president

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is entering the 2020 race for president

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand jumped into the 2020 presidential race Tuesday by announcing on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” that she's forming an exploratory committee for the... Read more ...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds - without pay

The IRS is recalling 46,000 workers - nearly 60 percent of its workforce - from furlough to handle tax refunds without pay. Read more ...

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

A business owner posted on Facebook before the game that he would make the donation if the Syracuse Orange defeated No. 1-ranked Duke. Read more ...

Warriors rout Nuggets after NBA-record 51 in first quarter

Warriors rout Nuggets after NBA-record 51 in first quarter

DENVER - Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson each scored 31 points as the Golden State Warriors, propelled by an NBA-record, 51-point first quarter, regained the top spot in the... Read more ...

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

The lawsuit alleges that Netflix did not have permission to use the trademarked phrase "choose your own adventure." Read more ...

Judge Blocks White House From Adding Census Question

Judge Blocks White House From Adding Census Question

A federal judge in New York has barred the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census. US District Judge Jesse Furman said Tuesday that... Read more ...

Coast Guard receives $15 million donation for unpaid service members as...

Coast Guard receives $15 million donation for unpaid service members as shutdown continues

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard have not been paid during the government shutdown. Read more ...

Former Yankees closer John Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse charges

Former Yankees closer John Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse charges

John Wetteland, the former Yankees and Rangers closer, was arrested Monday on child sex abuse charges, the Dallas Morning News reported. The 52-year-old Wetteland is being... Read more ...

Steven Spielberg casts unknown 17-year-old as Maria in 'West Side Story' remake

Steven Spielberg casts unknown 17-year-old as Maria in 'West Side Story' remake

Rachel Zegler recently went viral for some powerhouse vocals. Read more ...