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Trump threatens to send military, shut border as migrants head for Mexico

Top Stories - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 21:37

Stretching almost 2,000 miles (3,200 km), the U.S.-Mexican border is one of the busiest in the world, processing thousands of commuters daily and much of the half a trillion dollars of annual trade between Mexico and the United States. "I must, in the strongest of terms, ask Mexico to stop this onslaught - and if unable to do so I will call up the U.S. Military and CLOSE OUR SOUTHERN BORDER!" Trump wrote on Twitter. Several thousand Honduran migrants moved this week through Guatemala, and some were trying to cross to Mexico on Thursday, local media said.

Mark Peterson awarded 2018 W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund Grant in Humanistic Photography

Top Stories - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 18:56

The W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund awarded Mark Peterson this year’s $35,000 Grant in Humanistic Photography for his project, "The Past Is Never Dead."

Dear Abby, Here's What It’s Really Like To Have A 'Foreign' Name In America

Top Stories - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 17:25

It's tradition for Sikh parents to turn to the Guru Granth Sahib, our holy

Falling Ford Pickup Tailgates Draw Federal Safety Probe

Top Stories - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 16:56

Government regulators opened an investigation this week into why some Ford heavy-duty pickup truck power tailgates are falling open. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is ...

Returning home — Panhandle residents rebuild lives after Hurricane Michael

Top Stories - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 16:30

Daily life is a series of fears and frustrations for thousands of people living in the hurricane zone of the Florida Panhandle.

iPhone XR vs iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max: Which one should you buy?

Macworld - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 16:00

Just like last year, Apple announced three new iPhone models, but it’s not so easy to tell them apart anymore. Gone is the old-school design with the home button and the giant bezels, and in its place are three new models with iPhone X styling. (But don’t worry, if you really like the old look, you can still buy an iPhone 8 or 8 PlusRemove non-product link.)

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Activists Target Peter Thiel And Other Powerful Americans Still Connected To Saudi Conference

Top Stories - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 15:55

WASHINGTON ― After Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin announced that he was

Jimmy Carter Says Brett Kavanaugh 'Unfit' To Serve As Supreme Court Justice

Top Stories - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 15:49

Former President Jimmy Carter didn't mince words while discussing Supreme

'Active shooter' in Virginia puts major defence company building on lockdown

Top Stories - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 14:28

Police are investigating reports of reports of an "active shooter" at a defence company General Dynamics in Portsmouth, Virginia. The call was received earlier in the day fro a security guard on site and Portsmouth police have called for people to stay clear of the area. Police are investigating a report of an active shooter at 2 Harper Ave. Dispatch received the 911 call at 1146am.

Ford Is Increasing GT Production by 350 Units and Reopening Applications

Top Stories - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 14:20

Total production will now be 1350 cars through 2022.

Texas Mom Chases Son, Beats Him With Belt After He Takes Family's BMW and Goes on Joyride

Top Stories - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 14:00

Aaron Martinez, 14, was able to sneak out after disabling the home Wi-Fi.

Bizarre Details Revealed in Case of Boy Abandoned on Texas Doorstep

Top Stories - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 13:40

The mystery that initially baffled authorities has been solved.

What Defines Normal? Millions Search Google Every Day For Answers

Top Stories - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 13:36

Days before India's Supreme Court overturned a colonial-era law that made gay

Apple sends out colorful, creative invites to presumed Mac, iPad event

Macworld - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 13:23

As expected for weeks, Apple has finally sent out invitations to its next event, which will be held at the Howard Gilman Opera House in the Brooklyn Academy of Music on October 30. But this time around, Apple had a little more fun with the invitations.

Apple event invites always consist of a main image and a clever phrase, but this one is different. While all of the invitations feature the same "There's more in the making" tagline, everyone who received an invite seems to have gotten a different image. As you can see above, they all feature a unique spin on the Apple logo, each with a clear eye toward creativity. Our invite is one of the creepier ones, with slime dripping off the Apple logo. But hey, it is Halloween.

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Charge your MacBook, iPad, and three phones with this $30 Anker USB-C charger

Macworld - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 13:01

If you never seem to have enough power to quickly charge all of your devices, today’s deal is the one you've been waiting for. Amazon is selling a five-port Anker PowerPort+ USB Type-C charger for just $30, discounted from a list price of $48 and the lowest we’ve seen it.

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Return of the Obra Dinn review: A phenomenal detective story invoking old Macintosh adventures

Macworld - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 13:00
A unique art style and a fantastic puzzle hook make Return of the Obra Dinn a detective story worth experiencing, especially if you can do it all in one go.

A new MacBook may be on the way, but I'm not buying one until Apple dumps Intel for its own chip

Macworld - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:55

Apple has finally sent out invitations for its semi-annual fall event that expects to be loaded with new products: an all-new iPad Pro with USB-C, slim bezels, and Face ID. We may also see a new Mac mini allegedly geared at pro users, refreshed iMacs, and a new low-priced MacBook.

While an updated Mac mini will be the kind of pigs-flying release that I'll believe when I see, I'm most intrigued by the MacBook. Not since the days of the polycarbonate iBook G4 and original MacBook has Apple sold a true budget notebook. Sure, the current MacBook Air retails for $999, but there are a lot of compromises there: a non-retina screen, outdated processor, and aging ports. And above that is the plain MacBook, which is hardly a bargain with its $1,300 starting price.

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Woman charged in death of toddler found buried in park

Top Stories - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:38

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A toddler's caregiver was charged with murder in the suffocation death of the baby whose body was found partially buried in a public park with the top of her head exposed, police said Thursday.

French foie gras makers say they are ready if bird flu returns

Top Stories - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:30

French foie gras makers, still recovering from two severe bird flu crises that ravaged flocks, said on Thursday they would be able to face any new outbreak thanks to strict security measures but prices will remain high to make up for increased costs. France, which has one of the largest poultry flocks in the European Union, is one of the countries that was most affected by the H5N8 bird flu virus that spread through wild birds across the continent last year. Of course some cases may break out at any time but by no means we will be in the same situation, we'll be able to deal with it very quickly," Marie-Pierre Pe, director of French foie gras makers group CIFOG, told reporters.

Georgia Teacher Accused of 'Inappropriate' Relationship With Student Kills Himself

Top Stories - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 11:38

Zachary Meadors had a warrant out for his arrest at the time of his death.


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