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Woman facing deportation seeks sanctuary a second time

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 14:52

DENVER (AP) — A Peruvian woman has sought sanctuary for a second time in Colorado rather than board a Tuesday flight to her native country as ordered by U.S. immigration authorities, supporters said.

Obama administration approved nuclear deal with Kremlin after FBI uncovered Russian bribery plot

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 14:20

The Obama administration potentially knew of corruption at a Russian nuclear supplier years before it agreed to sign over 20 per cent of US's uranium supply to the company, a new report has claimed. The Hill claims federal agents found evidence of illegal payments made to an employee at a Russian nuclear company years before the Obama administration allowed the company to make a major business deal.

Thousands of anti-government protesters rally in Ukraine

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 13:24

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Several thousand government protesters rallied outside Ukraine's parliament Tuesday and some urged President Petro Poroshenko to step down.

Still standing: Photos capture abandoned buildings after years of neglect 

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:52

A Dutch photographer has released a series of photos of abandoned buildings throughout France that nature is slowly reclaiming.

Prince Harry's ultimate desire revealed: What he 'so badly craves' as he prepares his future with Meghan Markle

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:12

As Prince Harry continues to look towards a future with girlfriend Meghan Markle, sources close to the couple are revealing what their potential future wedding day could look like.

Netanyahu says Israel won't tolerate Iran presence in Syria

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:08

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister warned Tuesday that he will not tolerate an Iranian military presence in neighboring Syria.

Bill Cosby Accusers Demand Academy Kick Out Cosby And Polanski Too

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 11:57

Two of the more than 50 women who have accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault are demanding he and film producer Roman Polanski be immediately removed from the Academy of Motion Pictures.

Airbus takes control of Bombardier CSeries in rebuff to U.S. threat

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 11:43

MONTREAL/TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) - Airbus has agreed to take a majority stake in Bombardier's troubled CSeries jetliner programme, securing the plane's future and giving the Canadian firm a possible way out of a damaging trade dispute with Boeing. Airbus will get a 50.01 percent stake in an entity recently carved out of Bombardier to produce and market the CSeries, four years after it first flew with a goal to enter the $125 billion a year market for large jets. In reality, the terms of the deal mean Bombardier could pay Airbus to take over by agreeing to underwrite $700 million of risks related to cost overruns in coming years.

Harvey Weinstein donated $10K to Bill Clinton's legal fund during Lewinsky sex scandal

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 11:30

It’s been 20 years since the sex scandal between Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky rocked the White House and the nation.

Kenya opposition suspends protest campaign after deaths

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 11:05

Opposition leader Raila Odinga said Tuesday he was suspending a protest campaign after three people were shot dead in demonstrations against Kenya's election body. The National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition had earlier said the protests would resume on Wednesday after pausing for a day in a tribute to the victims. "In honour of the innocent victims of the state, our protests will stay suspended.

Russian Bribery Plot Uncovered Before U.S. Nuclear Deal

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:55

Instead of bringing immediate charges, the Department of Justice investigated the Russian plot for nearly four years

Buy These Popular Toys Now -- Before They Sell Out This Holiday Season

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:38

Given that it's only October, you're probably thinking more about Halloween than holiday shopping. Walmart, Toys R Us, Target, Kmart and Amazon have released their predictions for the hottest holiday toys. Hatchimals Surprise Twin-Puppadee ($69.99) is an egg in which a pair of twin creatures are hiding and waiting for some loving attention.

German court sentences 88-year-old Holocaust denier to jail

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:38

A German court sentenced an 88-year-old woman to six months in prison on Monday for denying the Holocaust and for inciting hatred. Ursula Haverbeck, who describes herself as a revisionist historian, said at a public event in January 2016 that gas chambers in Auschwitz concentration camp "were not real". A court in Berlin found Haverbeck guilty after examining a short video of her speech in which she said that she was citing a book, not expressing her own views.

America Ferrera Reveals She Was Sexually Assaulted When She Was 9

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:16

America Ferrera has joined the growing list of women who have come forward to share personal experiences of sexual harassment and assault.

Airbus, Bombardier deal hits Boeing with double whammy

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 09:49

Airbus and Bombardier are inflicting double damage on Boeing with a deal that fills a gap in the Europeans' aircraft range and gives Bombardier a fighting chance to avoid punishing US tariffs, analysts say. In the middle of the European night, Airbus issued a surprise announcement that it would take a majority stake in Bombardier's marquee C-Series airliner programme, aiming for significant production savings on the C-Series aircraft and making use of Airbus's international reach for sales. The agreement, which Airbus chief Tom Enders called "a win-win deal for everyone", gives the European company a stake in Bombardiers' mid-range programme without the need to immediately inject cash -- allowing it to keep its war chest intact for future battles with arch-rival Boeing.

Ariel Winter stuns on the cover of LaPalme Magazine's Fall 2017 issue: Exclusive

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 09:01

Ariel Winter is opening up about her contentious relationship with her mother.

No Deal Reached on NFL Players Protests

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 08:55

NFL players and owners had a "productive" meeting over social issues but no deal or decision made about players who choose to kneel during the playing of the National Anthem at football games.

Behold the first Polestar, a 600hp hyper coupé

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 08:19

If every car that it builds is exciting as the Polestar 1, Volvo's decision to spin off its racing and tuning arm as a standalone environmentally responsible sportscar company could be one of the best it's ever made. Unveiled at a special event in China, where the new cars will be built, the Polestar 1 will go on sale in 2019 and is described by its creators as a 2+2 grand tourer coupé. "Polestar 1 is the first car to carry the Polestar on the bonnet.

Trump's Approval For Hurricane Response Plunges 20 Points After Puerto Rico Storms

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 06:53

President Donald Trump’s approval rating for his handling of the response to hurricanes striking the U.S. has plummeted 20 points since Puerto Rico was devastated by back-to-back hurricanes last month, according to the latest CNN poll.