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Nadal knocked out of U.S. Open

Nadal knocked out of U.S. Open

It just hasn't been Rafael Nadal's year.
Migrants reach Austria

Migrants reach Austria

The week in 35 photos

The week in 35 photos

Take a look at 35 photos of the week from August 28 through September 3.
Salmonella outbreak kills 1

Salmonella outbreak kills 1

At least 66 people are sick in Arizona following a salmonella outbreak linked to cucumbers grown in the United States, health officials said.
Aides: Clinton raised up to $500K i...

Aides: Clinton raised up to $500K in Puerto Rico

2 GOPers who won't tear up Iran dea...

2 GOPers who won't tear up Iran deal on Day 1

FoxNews

Clintons reportedly personally paid...

Clintons reportedly personally paid staffer to maintain private server

WITH OPEN ARMS Thousands of migran...

WITH OPEN ARMS Thousands of migrants welcomed into Austria

INVALID ORDEAL? Ky. clerk calls ga...

INVALID ORDEAL? Ky. clerk calls gay couples' marriage licenses void

'IRREFUTABLE PROOF' 2 men defend c...

'IRREFUTABLE PROOF' 2 men defend claim they found Nazi gold train

ETCHED WITH SCRIPTURE Gunsmith cre...

ETCHED WITH SCRIPTURE Gunsmith creates rifle terrorists will 'never' use

STARNES: Navy exonerates chaplain a...

STARNES: Navy exonerates chaplain accused of being anti-gay

MSNBC

Jared Fogle to plead guilty to sex ...

Jared Fogle to plead guilty to sex acts with minors, child porn

New poll: Hillary Clinton's lead sh...

New poll: Hillary Clinton's lead shrinks

Thai police issue warrant for bomb ...

Thai police issue warrant for bomb suspect

What's in the Ashley Madison data d...

What's in the Ashley Madison data dump?

Image of the day

Image of the day

2 missing after explosion rocks Was...

2 missing after explosion rocks Wash. Motel 6

Washington Post

WorldViews: Russia removes Western ...

WorldViews: Russia removes Western detergents from supermarkets

It looks as if Russian authorities are trying to outperform one another in their campaign against all things Western. They have burned Dutch flowers, bulldozed cheese of unknown origin, and destroyed apples and carrots. On Tuesday, they came for Western-brand detergents.Read full article >>
U.S. markets rise after wild seesaw...

U.S. markets rise after wild seesaw trading in China

U.S. stocks rallied in early morning trading Wednesday, following a volatile day in China.Both the Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor?s 500-stock index jumped by more than 2 percent at the open. Read full article >>
Leaders sign deal to end South Suda...

Leaders sign deal to end South Sudan?s civil war, but challenges loom

NAIROBI ? South Sudan?s president signed a peace deal Wednesday intended to end a 20-month-old civil war that has killed thousands in the wake of the country?s historic independence in 2011.President Salva Kiir signed the accord under massive pressure from the international community, which threatened to impose further sanctions if the deal was not completed before September. Rebel leader Riek Machar, Kiir?s former deputy, had signed the document one week earlier.Read full article >>
Two coalition troops killed at base...

Two coalition troops killed at base in Afghanistan

KABUL ? Two service members of a U.S.-led coalition were killed Wednesday in an apparent ?insider? attack by Afghan soldiers at a military base in Afghanistan?s southwestern Helmand province, officials reported.Read full article >>
Manhunt on for killer of two TV sta...

Manhunt on for killer of two TV station employees in SW Virginia

We love you, Alison and Adam. pic.twitter.com/hLSzQi06XEA television reporter and a videographer for CBS affiliate WDBJ7 in Roanoke, Va., were shot and killed Wednesday morning as they were doing a live report and authorities are looking for the gunman. The incident was caught on camera and those at the station said they heard six to seven shots and then nothing as the camera fell.Read full article >>
Merkel condemns rash of Neo-nazi at...

Merkel condemns rash of Neo-nazi attacks in Germany

BERLIN ? Seeking to counter a rising tide of neo-Nazi rage in Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel traveled to the eastern city of Heidenau on Wednesday to deliver what critics called a long-overdue public statement against a terrifying wave of attacks on asylum seekers.Read full article >>

Reuters

U.S. Treasury official: G20 sees ne...

U.S. Treasury official: G20 sees need to 'double down' against devaluation

ANKARA (Reuters) - There is a shared belief among the members of the Group of 20 leading economies in the need to "double down" against competitive currency devaluation and avoid it in both policy and language, a senior U.S. Treasury official said on Saturday.
Credit Suisse to pay $288 million i...

Credit Suisse to pay $288 million in damages in Lake Las Vegas refinancing

(Reuters) - A district court judge has asked Credit Suisse Group AG to pay $287.5 million in damages to an affiliate of Highland Capital Management, as part of a long drawn breach of contract case.
Global concerns may shrink Wall Str...

Global concerns may shrink Wall Street's third-quarter estimates

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Slowing growth in emerging markets and currency fluctuations in anticipation of a U.S. interest rate hike may push third-quarter revenue and earnings estimates lower this month.
Wall Street caps off tough week wit...

Wall Street caps off tough week with a steep loss

(Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes dropped more than 1 percent on Friday after a mixed August jobs report did little to quell investor uncertainty about whether the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates this month.
Fiat Chrysler U.S. to recall 7,810 ...

Fiat Chrysler U.S. to recall 7,810 SUVs to prevent hacking

(Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV's U.S. arm said on Friday it would recall 7,810 sport utility vehicles in the United States to update software for radios to prevent hacking.
SEC's Gallagher says will leave his...

SEC's Gallagher says will leave his post by October 2

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Republican member Daniel Gallagher announced on Friday that he will not stay on at the agency past Oct. 2.

ABC

Bus Fleet in Hungary Carries Migran...

Bus Fleet in Hungary Carries Migrants to Austrian Welcome

Bus fleet in Hungary carries defiant migrants to Austria; exhaustion, jubilation at border
Drowned Syrian Boys' Aunt Fights to...

Drowned Syrian Boys' Aunt Fights to Bring Family to Canada

Aunt of drowned Syrian boys continues fight to bring family to Canada
Oregon Judge Refuses to Perform Sam...

Oregon Judge Refuses to Perform Same-Sex Marriages

Oregon judge refuses to perform same-sex marriages, asks couples to go to other judges
What's Next for Jailed Kentucky Cou...

What's Next for Jailed Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis

Kim Davis remains in jail for contempt of court over same-sex marriage.
Kite Surfer Blown Onto Road, Hit by...

Kite Surfer Blown Onto Road, Hit by Car, Seriously Hurt

Kite surfer in critical condition after being blown onto San Francisco highway, hit by car
Ahead of US Trip, Pope Francis Asks...

Ahead of US Trip, Pope Francis Asks Americans 'Pray For Me'

Pope Francis offered one final message to all Americans during a virtual audience hosted with ABC News before his historic trip to the United States.

BBC

Thousands of migrants reach Austria

Thousands of migrants reach Austria

Thousands of exhausted migrants cross into Austria after Hungary's surprise move to provide buses to take them to the border.
Clinton 'regret' over private email

Clinton 'regret' over private email

Hillary Clinton says she wishes she had made a "different choice" and not used a private email account while serving as US secretary of state.
Gay couples wed in Kentucky county

Gay couples wed in Kentucky county

Authorities in a county of the US state of Kentucky issue marriage licences to gay couples after a county clerk was jailed for refusing to do so.
Obama reassures Saudis on Iran deal

Obama reassures Saudis on Iran deal

Saudi Arabia says it is happy with President Obama's assurances that the recent nuclear deal with Iran will not imperil the Gulf states.
Guatemala ex-leader denies corrupti...

Guatemala ex-leader denies corruption

Jailed Guatemala's ex-president Otto Perez Molina rejects corruption allegations during court hearing - and asks to be placed under house arrest
Brain zaps 'may ease travel sicknes...

Brain zaps 'may ease travel sickness'

Using electricity to stimulate parts of the brain may ease the symptoms of motion sickness, scientists say.

New York Times

Rafael Nadal Is Ousted Early Again ...

Rafael Nadal Is Ousted Early Again as Fabio Fognini Wins a Slugfest

No. 32 Fabio Fognini came from two sets down to upset Rafael Nadal in a heavyweight match that lasted until Saturday morning.
Hillary Clinton Adviser Spends 7 Ho...

Hillary Clinton Adviser Spends 7 Hours Before Benghazi Panel

The testimony of Jake Sullivan, Mrs. Clinton?s closest foreign policy adviser, could not be discussed because it was conducted in a classified setting.
News Analysis: As Vote Looms, Some ...

News Analysis: As Vote Looms, Some in Guatemala Foresee More Frustration

Many Guatemalans who had been involved in demonstrations that helped force a presidential resignation expressed concern that the country?s entrenched political class might again come to power.
Russian Moves in Syria Pose Concern...

Russian Moves in Syria Pose Concerns for U.S.

President Vladimir V. Putin has sent a military advance team to Syria and is taking other steps that the United States fears could lead Russia to expand its military support for President Bashar al-Assad, administration officials said.
Kentucky Clerk?s Stance Tests Count...

Kentucky Clerk?s Stance Tests County Where Opposing Views Are Welcomed

Rowan County, where Kim Davis was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, has seen the politesse and grace that has marked the community unravel.
At West Point, Annual Pillow Fight ...

At West Point, Annual Pillow Fight Becomes Weaponized

A ritual to let freshmen blow off steam left 30 cadets injured, including 24 with concussions and one with a broken leg.

WallStreet Journal

An Investor's Field Guide to Bottom...

An Investor's Field Guide to Bottom Fishing

While the sharp swings in the stock market in the past couple of weeks have scared many investors, others have been buying. But you can hit snags when you bottom-fish, so the key is to act on a plan rather than out of instinct.
The Racial Reality of Policing

The Racial Reality of Policing

Police bias and misconduct are serious problems?but so is the epidemic of homicide among young black men.

Wired News

The Ticket Kings Who Make $50 an Ho...

The Ticket Kings Who Make $50 an Hour Playing Arcade Games

The Ticket Kings Who Make $50 an Hour Playing Arcade Games

Players like Jon Hauser score big at little games, winning mountains of tickets and trading for PlayStations and iPads at video arcades.

The post The Ticket Kings Who Make $50 an Hour Playing Arcade Games appeared first on WIRED.

BlackBerry Drops $425M to Try to Lu...

BlackBerry Drops $425M to Try to Lure Corporate Clients Back

BlackBerry Drops $425M to Try to Lure Corporate Clients Back

BlackBerry is trying to regain its footing by managing devices instead of selling them.

The post BlackBerry Drops $425M to Try to Lure Corporate Clients Back appeared first on WIRED.

Check Out the Adorable BB-8 Toy Rob...

Check Out the Adorable BB-8 Toy Robot in Action

Check Out the Adorable BB-8 Toy Robot in Action

You want one. You know you do. And here's why.

The post Check Out the Adorable BB-8 Toy Robot in Action appeared first on WIRED.

Toyota Finally Gets Serious About S...

Toyota Finally Gets Serious About Self-Driving Cars

Toyota Finally Gets Serious About Self-Driving Cars

The Japanese automaker is doing research with Stanford and MIT to work on artificial intelligence and autonomous driving technology.

The post Toyota Finally Gets Serious About Self-Driving Cars appeared first on WIRED.

A Band That?s Bigger Than Ever?14 Y...

A Band That?s Bigger Than Ever?14 Years After Breaking Up

A Band That’s Bigger Than Ever—14 Years After Breaking Up

The cult rock band talks about alternative tunings, unconventional time signatures, and the Chicago music scene of the ?90s.

The post A Band That’s Bigger Than Ever—14 Years After Breaking Up appeared first on WIRED.

The Physics of How That Star Wars B...

The Physics of How That Star Wars BB-8 Toy Works

The Physics of How That Star Wars BB-8 Toy Works

Sphero has a toy version of the BB-8 droid from Star Wars VII. How does it work? Magnets?

The post The Physics of How That Star Wars BB-8 Toy Works appeared first on WIRED.

Sports ESPN

Brady on Deflategate ordeal: '...

Brady on Deflategate ordeal: 'We have all lost'

Brady on Deflategate ordeal: 'We have all lost'
Rafa suffers unprecedented upset af...

Rafa suffers unprecedented upset after 2-set lead

Rafa suffers unprecedented upset after 2-set lead
Eagles ship Barkley to Cardinals; T...

Eagles ship Barkley to Cardinals; Tebow to stay?

Eagles ship Barkley to Cardinals; Tebow to stay?
Source: Seattle, RB Jackson agree t...

Source: Seattle, RB Jackson agree to 1-year deal

Source: Seattle, RB Jackson agree to 1-year deal
Mets stick to Harvey innings plan; ...

Mets stick to Harvey innings plan; spurn agent

Mets stick to Harvey innings plan; spurn agent
Western Michigan puts scare into in...

Western Michigan puts scare into in-state power Michigan State

Western Michigan puts scare into in-state power Michigan State

Yahoo Movies

Assange slams WikiLeaks film in let...

Assange slams WikiLeaks film in letter to actor Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch attends a news conference for "The Fifth Estate" at the Toronto International Film FestivalLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange penned an open letter to British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who portrays Assange in an upcoming film, praising the actor's talents but slamming his involvement with the film and turning down the actor's invitation to meet in person. Assange, who is currently holed up at the Ecuadorean embassy in London, wrote a letter to Cumberbatch dated January 15, 2013, that was published on Wednesday on the anti-secrecy website ahead of the October 18 theatrical release of Walt Disney Co's DreamWorks film "The Fifth Estate. ...

'Captain Phillips' star Abdi finds ...

'Captain Phillips' star Abdi finds a risk worth taking in debut

Somali actor Barkhad Abdi poses for a portrait during a media publicity event for the film "Captain Phillips" in Los Angeles in this file photoBy Eric Kelsey BEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) - Barkhad Abdi, a tall wisp of a man with a narrow face and a wide grin, sat on the sofa in his hotel suite with one eye on the television and another on a view of the Hollywood Hills. The 28-year-old Somali-American, who had worked the past year at his brother's mobile phone store in Minneapolis, could hardly have called himself an actor when he began production in British director Paul Greengrass' thriller "Captain Phillips. ...

France bows to stage director Patri...

France bows to stage director Patrice Chereau, dead at 68

French director Patrice Chereau attends a photocall in Venice.By Tom Heneghan PARIS (Reuters) - The French theatre, opera and film director Patrice Chereau, who mounted one of the most famous productions of Richard Wagner's "Ring" cycle in Bayreuth in the 1970s, has died at the age of 68. Chereau, who was preparing a production of Shakespeare's "As You Like It" when he succumbed to lung cancer, was a restless innovator who began directing at high school in Paris and never looked back. ...

Scarlett Johansson again named 'sex...

Scarlett Johansson again named 'sexiest woman alive' by Esquire

Johansson poses at the premiere of the movie "Iron Man 2" at El Capitan theatre in Hollywood(Reuters) - American actress Scarlett Johansson has been named the sexiest woman alive for the second time by Esquire, the men's lifestyle magazine said on Monday. "The Avengers" star was named sexiest woman in 2006 and is the only woman to have been given the title twice by the publication. The annual recipient of the title is chosen by Esquire editors. Husky-voiced Johansson, who rose to prominence as a teenager in the 2001 cult film "Ghost World," stars in three films this fall. ...

Britain's 'kitchen sink' cinema fin...

Britain's 'kitchen sink' cinema finds dark new twist

By Patrick Graham LONDON (Reuters) - British director Paul Wright's new film "For Those in Peril" pans across a dour Scottish coastal town where madness, tragedy and a feared sea monster lurk close beneath the surface. It's a dark tale, typical of a new generation of filmmakers like this year's Oscar hopeful Steve McQueen, who are taking Britain's tradition of gritty "kitchen sink" cinema in a stark and sometimes strange direction. ...
Lebanon bans two films in setback f...

Lebanon bans two films in setback for tolerant image

By Stephen Kalin BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon has banned the screening of a film about homosexuality and another on short-term "pleasure marriages" practiced in some Muslim communities, in a blow to its reputation as a bastion of tolerance in a deeply conservative region. The films, which had been due to be shown at the Beirut International Film Festival that opened last week, were blocked by a government censorship committee, festival organizers said. ...

Editorial New York Times

Op-Ed Columnist: A Silver Lining to...

Op-Ed Columnist: A Silver Lining to Brazil?s Troubles

The economy is in tatters, but the country?s handling of a huge corruption case shows its democracy and judicial institutions are working.
Op-Ed Contributor: The Tao of a Cor...

Op-Ed Contributor: The Tao of a Corncob Pipe

Smoking a corncob pipe is the act of tending something that is of the land, tied to values, practices and a thought process worth preserving.
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Trades a...

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Trades and the Tides of Time

Inevitably, there will be a day when our favorite players have to walk away from the game ? or, bad enough, from the team we love.
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Why Is S...

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Why Is Science So Straight?

Gays and lesbians are underrepresented in many STEM fields.
Editorial: A Chance to Fix Parole i...

Editorial: A Chance to Fix Parole in New York

The state?s high court is about to consider a case that offers a rare opportunity to make the system meaningful.
Editorial: The Minimum Wage: Gettin...

Editorial: The Minimum Wage: Getting to $15

Arguments from Republican candidates who oppose a robust minimum wage make little sense.

Editorial MSNBC

Slideshow: The Week in Political Ca...

Slideshow: The Week in Political Cartoons

NBCNews.com's political cartoonists take a look back at the past week.NBCNews.com's political cartoonists take a look back at the past week.

Clicked: One day at a time

Clicked: One day at a time

This blog is not dead.This blog is not dead.

Watch a 'ring of fire' solar eclips...

Watch a 'ring of fire' solar eclipse online

Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: If you can't make it to the South Pacific's eclipse zone to watch the sun turn into a "ring of fire" on Thursday, you can still see the spectacle online. Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: If you can't make it to the South Pacific's eclipse zone to watch the sun turn into a "ring of fire" on Thursday, you can still see the spectacle online.

Daily Nightly: Read the latest entr...

Daily Nightly: Read the latest entries

ZeitGeist: Terrible Father?s Day gi...

ZeitGeist: Terrible Father?s Day gift ideas

From ?The Daddle? to ?The Freedom Flask?, Willie Geist offers some really bad ideas for dad this year.From ?The Daddle? to ?The Freedom Flask?, Willie Geist offers some really bad ideas for dad this year.

First Read: The day in politics

First Read: The day in politics

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Arby's fires Florida manager after ...

Arby's fires Florida manager after police officer joke goes 'awry'

MIAMI (Reuters) - Arby's sandwich chain fired a South Florida restaurant manager and suspended a clerk after an unfortunate police joke led to a complaint against staff at a drive-thru.
Pope makes surprise visit to Rome o...

Pope makes surprise visit to Rome optician for new eyeglasses

ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis slipped out of the Vatican on Thursday evening to make a surprise visit to a Rome optician's shop to get a new pair of eyeglasses, insisting that his old frames be re-used and that he would pay for them.
Australian sheep is unofficially th...

Australian sheep is unofficially the world's woolliest

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Around 40 kilograms (88 lb) of wool has been sheared from a sheep found near Australia's capital, the RSPCA said on Thursday, making him unofficially the world's woolliest.
Spanish pensioner offers cash to fi...

Spanish pensioner offers cash to find job for 'desperate' son

MADRID (Reuters) - A Spanish pensioner has placed a newspaper advertisement offering 5,000 euros ($5,600) to any employer who would hire his 39-year-old son, a "desperate" unemployed father of one.
Odd ancient lizard-like reptile cal...

Odd ancient lizard-like reptile called earliest-known turtle

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It was a creature that one scientist said resembled "a strange, gluttonous lizard that swallowed a small Frisbee."
Fox News anchor sues Hasbro over to...

Fox News anchor sues Hasbro over toy hamster sharing her name

(Reuters) - An anchor for Fox News Channel has sued Hasbro Inc for more than $5 million over the company's sale of a plastic toy hamster that shares her name, and which she says resembles her.
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