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Oil prices surge on fears about Iran sanctions

US oil prices raced above $65 a barrel on Monday for the first time since Halloween after the White House pledged to deepen its crackdown on Iran.


Trump's other fed pick Stephen Moore called it a 'travesty' that women 'feel free' to play sports with men

• Stephen Moore is a self-described 'radical' who said he's not a 'big believer in democracy


Panelist: Moore's comments on women just not funny

Stephen Moore, one of President Donald Trump's picks to serve on the Federal Reserve Board, made controversial statements about women and sports in columns for a conservative magazine over a decade ago.


The President tweeted that the embattled pick is a 'truly wonderful man' and 'I will respect his wishes'

President Donald Trump said Monday that his embattled Federal Reserve pick Herman Cain has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the bank's powerful board of governors.


Trump says 'nobody disobeys my orders,' defying Mueller's account

President Donald Trump contended Monday that none of his underlings routinely defy his commands, despite numerous examples contained in Robert Mueller's report showing aides ignoring or refusing his dictates.


Philippines rocked by deadly earthquake

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck near the town of Bodega on the Philippine island of Luzon on Monday, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).


Now ‘AI’ takes on writing death metal, country music hits, more

Machine learning is synthesizing death metal. It might make your death metal radio DJ nervous – but it could also mean music software works with timbre and time in new ways. That news – plus some comical abuse of neural networks for writing genre-specific lyrics in genres like country – next. Okay, first, whether this makes you urgently want to hear machine learning death metal or it drives you into a rage, either way you’ll want the death metal stream. And yes, it’s a totally live stream – yo...
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Stephen Moore called it a 'travesty' that women 'feel free' to play sports with men

• Stephen Moore is a self-described 'radical' who said he's not a 'big believer in democracy


Trump's Fed pick called it a 'travesty' that women 'feel free' to play sports with men

• Trump renews Federal Reserve attacks amid controversy over his two picks


5th grader from DC killed in Sri Lanka attacks

• Sri Lankan government admits it failed to act on multiple warnings • Billionaire loses 3 out of 4 children in Sri Lanka attacks


Trump admin announces countries importing Iranian oil will be subject to sanctions

The Trump administration announced Monday that all countries that continue to import Iranian oil will be subject to US sanctions.


Justin Bieber makes surprise announcement at Coachella

Justin Bieber announced he has a new album coming soon, after performing a duet with Ariana Grande to close out the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.


Analysis: Rudy Giuliani is totally cool with taking dirt from the Russians

Since signing on as President Donald Trump's lead lawyer responding to the Mueller probe, Rudy Giuliani has said a number of outlandish things. But none were more outlandish than what he told CNN's Jake Tapper on Sunday, when questioned about three of the Trump campaign's top aides meeting with Russians who had promised dirt on Hillary Clinton.


Tesla car appears to explode in China

Tesla is investigating after one of its vehicles appeared to explode in China.


Tesla's new Autopilot is amazing -- but keep your eyes on the road

Tesla's new Navigate on Autopilot technology can do amazing things but, even with all the car's cameras, sensors and computer brains, you'd better keep your eyes on the road because, seriously, there are crazy people out there.


Analysis: The eco-woke among us make climate deadlines. But there is a big problem

For years now, people like environmentalist and journalist Bill McKibben have been screaming from the treetops that we need a World War II-scale mobilization to fight the scourge of climate change.


The recycling mistakes you're likely making

Some items that may seem right for your recycling bin actually aren't, and it's doing more harm than you might realize. CNN's Allison Chinchar explains.


Anchors slam Sarah Sanders' ongoing lie

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders is backtracking on a 2017 comment about James Comey after the Mueller report resurfaces it.


Episode recap: Let's all sit by the fire before we die

Did you like that episode? Did all the fireside chats and sweet moments of affection between your faves warm your heart and make you foolishly believe, even for a moment, that there may be true happiness awaiting them on the other side of this war?


Yes, some were uncomfortable with the scene. For the record, Maisie Williams is 22 years old.

You weren't the only one surprised by that scene between Arya Stark and Gendry on "Game of Thrones."


The President is going to court to try to stop House Democrats from obtaining his financial records

President Donald Trump is going to court try to block a Democratically-controlled congressional committee from obtaining his financial records through a subpoena.


Sri Lanka attacks inspired by ISIS, US official says

• Sri Lankan government admits it failed to act on multiple warnings • Billionaire loses 3 out of 4 children in Sri Lanka attacks


Trump administration announces all countries importing Iranian oil will be subject to sanctions

The Trump administration announced Monday that all countries that continue to import Iranian oil will be subject to US sanctions.


Warren releases sweeping student debt cancellation and free college plan

• A new contender enters the 2020 race • Democratic candidates tackle free college ahead of 2020 • Opinion: Not all young American voters are left-wing Twitter warriors