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'The Angel' and 'Aladdin' star Marwan Kenzari says social media is 'not for me'

The star of the Netflix historical thriller "The Angel" and next year's live-action adaptation of "Aladdin" says he'd prefer to spend his day reading instead of looking at his phone. (Oct. 19)            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, Netflix, Aladdin, Marwan Kenzari

Mega Millions Numbers Drawn For $1 Billion Jackpot

The numbers are 15-23-53-65-70 and Mega Ball 7.
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Huberdeau, Panthers beat Capitals for first win of season

Jonathan Huberdeau had a goal, two assists and the shootout winner as the Florida Panthers recovered after giving up a three-goal lead in the second period and beat the Washington Capitals 6-5 for their first victory of the season            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Washington, Ap, Florida Panthers, Jonathan Huberdeau, Huberdeau Panthers

Europe, Japan send spacecraft on 7-year journey to Mercury

TOKYO (AP) — European and Japanese space agencies say an Ariane 5 rocket has successfully lifted a spacecraft into orbit for a joint mission to Mercury, the closest planet to the sun. The European Space Agency and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency say the BepiColombo spacecraft successfully separated and was sent into orbit from French Guiana […]
Tags: Science, News, Ap, European Space Agency, Tokyo, French Guiana, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Europe Japan, Nation & World, Boeing & Aerospace

Saudis admit Khashoggi was killed inside consulate in Turkey

The Saudi government acknowledged early Saturday that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed while visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, saying he died during a fist fight.
Tags: News, Turkey, Istanbul, Nation & World, Khashoggi, Jamal Khashoggi

Suter has winning goal, 2 assists as Wild beat Stars 3-1

Ryan Suter scored the winning goal in the third period and had two assists as the Minnesota Wild beat the Dallas Stars 3-1            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Ap, Stars, Dallas Stars, Ryan Suter, Suter

'Venom' stars reveal their fave Marvel characters: 'Hulk,' 'Wolverine,' and of course 'Venom'

British actor and rapper Riz Ahmed loved the 'Hulk' as a kid because they both 'had tempers'. (Oct. 19)            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, Riz Ahmed

'Just praying for it to end': Family rides out Hurricane Michael in a bulldozer

When 80-foot pines started snapping all around their house, Nathan Bunting knew there was only one unlikely place for his family to take refuge.            [Author: Tallahassee Democrat]
Tags: News, Tallahassee, Tallahassee Democrat, Nathan Bunting

Russian charged with attempt to interfere in midterm elections

Russians working for a close ally of President Vladimir Putin engaged in an elaborate campaign of “information warfare” to interfere with the midterm elections, federal prosecutors said Friday in unsealing a criminal complaint against one of them.
Tags: News, Vladimir Putin, Nation & World

Japan deepens Southeast Asian ties with airmen program

SINGAPORE (AP) — Japan’s defense minister says he plans to start a program for professional airmen to strengthen ties between his country and Southeast Asia. Takeshi Iwaya says the program fits in with the government’s vision to raise defense cooperation with the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations, which has “gained momentum” since it was […]
Tags: Japan, News, Southeast Asia, Singapore, Ap, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Nation & World, Takeshi Iwaya

Trump revives fiery immigration talk before midterm elections

Donald Trump fueled his 2016 campaign with fiery immigration rhetoric, visions of hordes flowing across the border to assault Americans and steal their jobs. Now, in the final weeks before midterm elections, he’s back at it as he looks to stave off Democratic gains in Congress.
Tags: News, Donald Trump, Trump, Nation & World

Australia government braced for Wentworth by-election defeat

The ruling coalition's one-seat majority could evaporate if it loses the Wentworth by-election.
Tags: News, Australia, Wentworth

Initiative to repeal California gas-tax hike is falling short

A California initiative that would repeal gas tax increases is falling well short of the majority support needed to pass, jeopardizing a Republican strategy to use the measure to draw conservatives to the polls next month in hopes of helping GOP candidates.
Tags: News, California, Gop, Nation & World

Mega Millions numbers for $1B jackpot announced

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Mega Millions numbers that could win an estimated $1 billion jackpot have been announced. They are 15 23 53 65 70 and Mega Ball 7. The jackpot is the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. lottery history. Mega Millions says it may take an hour or two to determine if […]
Tags: News, DES MOINES Iowa, Mega Millions, Nation & World

When women got pills for hysteria and advice to keep vaginas clean

A Royal College of Nursing exhibition charts the strange, sometimes disturbing history of women's healthcare.
Tags: UK, News, Royal College of Nursing

The winning numbers for the $1 billion Mega Millions drawing Friday are 15 23 53 65 70 and Mega Ball 7

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The winning numbers for the $1 billion Mega Millions drawing Friday are 15 23 53 65 70 and Mega Ball 7.
Tags: News, Ap, DES MOINES Iowa, Nation & World

Timberwolves home opener: Disgruntled Jimmy Butler gets hearty boos and MVP chant

Jimmy Butler encouraged the fans to boo him, and the Minnesota crowd obliged during introductions. But some appeared to quickly forget their anger            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Minnesota, Usa Today, Jimmy Butler

OnePlus 6T launch event rescheduled to October 29, Here’s why

Earlier this month OnePlus sent out invites for the launch of its flagship OnePlus 6T smartphone globally including India on October 30th, now the company has announced that the event has been rescheduled to September 29th. The venue is same - Pier 36, New York City and starts at 11AM EDT (8:30PM IST). India launch event takes place at KDJW Stadium, inside Indira Gandhi Sports Complex, New Delhi at the same time. The reason for moving the event a day early is due to the Apple iPad and Mac eve...
Tags: Apple, News, India, New York City, Blogging, Oneplus, KDJW Stadium, OnePlus 6T launch, Indira Gandhi Sports Complex New Delhi

Bruce Dern released from hospital after fall while jogging

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Bruce Dern has been released from the hospital after a fall during his daily jog in Los Angeles. A representative for the 82-year-old Dern says he was released Friday evening following his fall earlier in the day. The Oscar-nominated actor’s representative says he is in good spirits. No further details […]
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Ap, Bruce Dern, Dern, Nation & World

Afghan parliamentary polls underway despite threats

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Tens of thousands of Afghan forces fanned out across the country as voting began Saturday in parliamentary elections that followed a campaign marred by relentless violence. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani marked his ballot at the start of voting. In a televised speech afterward, he congratulated Afghans on another election and praised […]
Tags: News, Ashraf Ghani, KABUL Afghanistan, Nation & World

Barcelona’s top tourist sight finally gets a building permit

The Sagrada Familia basilica in Barcelona has worldwide fame as an architectural treasure, the dreamlike masterpiece of Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí, which draws millions of visitors a year though it is still under construction, 136 years after work began.
Tags: News, Barcelona, Sagrada Familia, Antoni Gaudí, Nation & World

Victims IDed as Hurricane Michael recovery effort drags on

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A family can begin to grieve after officials confirmed Friday the death of a 79-year-old Florida woman who had been missing since Hurricane Michael left her Mexico Beach home in rubble. Joanne Garone Behnke said it’s been an agonizing wait to find out what happen to her aunt, Aggie Vicari. […]
Tags: Florida, News, Nation & World, PANAMA CITY Fla, Mexico Beach, Hurricane Michael, Joanne Garone Behnke, Aggie Vicari

Compelling Evidence Points To Saudi Prince In Khashoggi Death, Says Ex MI6 Chief

The crown prince likely acted because he believed he had nothing to fear from the U.S., said John Sawers.
Tags: News, Khashoggi

Harvard’s Admissions Process, Once Secret, Is Unveiled in Affirmative Action Trial

A lawsuit accusing one of the country’s most selective universities of discriminating against Asian-Americans is providing a glimpse into how admissions officers decide “yea” or “nay.”
Tags: News, Harvard, Harvard University, Discrimination, Colleges and Universities, William R, FitzSimmons, Admissions Standards, Race and Ethnicity, Suits and Litigation (Civil, Asian-Americans

BepiColombo Launches on Long Journey to Mercury

The European-Japanese spacecraft will be the third mission to the rocky planet closest to the sun.
Tags: Europe, Japan, News, European Space Agency, French Guiana, JAXA, Space and Astronomy, Rocket Science and Propulsion, BepiColombo, Mercury (Planet

Polls open in Afghanistan’s parliamentary elections, protected by thousands of Afghan forces

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Polls open in Afghanistan’s parliamentary elections, protected by thousands of Afghan forces.
Tags: News, Afghanistan, KABUL Afghanistan, Nation & World

The Poison on Facebook and Twitter Is Still Spreading

Social platforms have a responsibility to address misinformation as a systemic problem, instead of reacting to case after case.
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, News, Censorship, Social Media, Myanmar, Facebook Inc, WhatsApp Inc

Don Lemon: Trump is pulling out all the stops

CNN's Don Lemon criticizes President Donald Trump's talking points defending both Saudi Arabia and Rep. Greg Gianforte ahead of a crucial 2018 midterm election.
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Cnn, Stories, Don Lemon, Donald Trump, Trump, Greg Gianforte

‘Luke Cage’ Canceled by Netflix

Netflix has canceled “Luke Cage.” News of the cancellation comes four months after the superhero action drama from Marvel Television debuted its second season on the streaming service — and just days after Netflix pulled the plug on another Marvel show, “Iron Fist.” “Unfortunately, ‘Marvel’s Luke Cage’ will not return for a third season. Everyone […]
Tags: News, Netflix, Luke Cage, Marvel Television