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Armstrong out at Verizon's Oath after integrating AOL, Yahoo

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 15:40

Tim Armstrong, head of the Verizon unit that included faded internet stars AOL and Yahoo, is leaving the company at the end of the year, the telecom and media giant announced Wednesday. Armstrong was the first chief executive at Oath, the name chosen when Verizon acquired Yahoo and incorporated the internet pioneer into a new division that had promised to innovate in online media.

Boston-Area Catholic Priest Charged With Sexually Assaulting Young Girl

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 15:13

A Roman Catholic priest and Boston hospital chaplain has been charged with

Pressure Mounts On Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski To Block Brett Kavanaugh

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 14:39

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) has received 3,000 coat hangers in the mail.

That Racist Serena Williams Cartoon Is So Very Australian

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 14:06

By now, you have probably seen the Australian newspaper cartoon about the U.S.

2 wounded in fatal Cincinnati shooting are back home

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 13:37

CINCINNATI (AP) — A woman who survived at least 12 gunshots in a downtown Cincinnati attack was back home Wednesday and helped get her two children ready for school, kissing them as she sent them off, a spokeswoman said.

Apple unveils new smartwatch, nears 2 bn devices

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 13:27

Apple unveiled a redesigned smartwatch on Wednesday as the California tech giant said it was nearing its two billionth device for its mobile operating system. "We are about to hit a major milestone, we are about to ship our 2 billionth iOS device," Apple chief executive Tim Cook said as he opened a media event expected to unveil a new lineup of iPhones.

Turkey reinforces military in Syria's Idlib after ceasefire call fails

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 12:59

President Tayyip Erdogan has warned that an assault by the army and its Russian and Iran-backed allies on Idlib, home to around 3 million people, will uproot hundreds of thousands in one of Syria's last rebel strongholds. Already hosting 3.5 million Syrians - the world's biggest refugee population - Turkey says it cannot absorb more victims of the war and has accused the West of abandoning it to face the consequences of President Bashar al-Assad's reconquest of Syria. At a meeting in Tehran on Friday with the presidents of Russia and Iran, seen as the last realistic chance to avert all-out conflict in the insurgent-held region, Erdogan failed to win a pledge of ceasefire from Assad's two main backers.

Tennis Umpires Fear 'No One Has Their Back' After Serena Williams Controversy

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 12:49

The Serena Williams controversy has stirred resentment among tennis umpires ―

The 66 Most Delish Fall Soups

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 12:34

Cancer to kill 10 mn in 2018 despite better prevention

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 12:26

Cancer will kill nearly 10 million people this year, experts said Wednesday, warning the disease's global burden continues to rise in spite of better prevention and earlier diagnosis. An estimated 18.1 million new cancer cases were predicted worldwide for 2018 -- with 9.6 million deaths, said a report of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). This is up from estimated 14.1 million new cancer cases and 8.2 million deaths reported in the agency's last assessment just six years ago.

Omarosa Thinks She Knows Who Wrote That Anonymous New York Times Op-Ed

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 12:17

Omarosa Manigault Newman, still hitting the press circuit for her book tour,

JP Morgan's Jamie Dimon Slams Trump, Says He Could Beat Him: 'I’m Smarter'

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 12:10

JP Morgan Chase & Co. CEO Jamie Dimon threw out some fighting words in

Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent Just Launched New Sofas—and They're Under $1,000

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 11:59

We cannot get over how cool and affordable the Gwen Sofa is!

Brett Kavanaugh wants to do away with legal abortion. He told us so.

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 10:55

The Supreme Court nominee has given strong hints that if he’s confirmed, “states will have free rein to eliminate abortion access via increasingly draconian laws.”

US Coast Guard details Hurricane Florence response plan

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 10:36

Rear Admiral Keith Smith working with federal, state and local officials to prepare for when the storm hits land.

Alabama Pastor Destroys Own Nike Gear During Anti-Colin Kaepernick Sermon

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 10:24

The senior pastor of a church in Alabama destroyed his own Nike gear during a

Our 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Begins Its Long-Haul Journey

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 09:09

Plugging in for 40,000 miles with the electrified version of our favorite minivan.

Germany will make autonomous decision on Syria action: Maas

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 09:01

Germany will make an autonomous decision on whether to participate in any military response to a future Syrian chemical weapons attack in line with international law and the German constitution, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday. Maas told German news agency dpa in an interview posted on the ministry's website that diplomatic means were the top priority to prevent the use of chemical weapons, and any German action would be discussed with German lawmakers.

The Twitter Craic Was 90 After Donald Trump's Ireland Visit Was Postponed

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 08:31

President Donald Trump's postponed fall visit to Ireland sparked a Twitter