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Huge national repository houses con...

Huge national repository houses confiscated animal items

Bin Laden relatives killed in crash

Bin Laden relatives killed in crash

Members of Osama bin Laden's family were killed in a small plane crash in southern England in which three passengers and the pilot died, the Saudi Embassy in London said.
Audio: Taliban deny peace efforts

Audio: Taliban deny peace efforts

In an audio message, a speaker purported to be the Taliban's new leader denies that the Sunni Islamist group is attempting to work toward a peace process with the Afghan government.
2 airliners in drone near-misses

2 airliners in drone near-misses

A drone flying near one of the nation's busiest airports came within 100 feet of a commercial flight on Friday, according to audio from the flight's radio calls.
Cops: Inmate escaped, then killed

Cops: Inmate escaped, then killed

Firefighter dies as CA blazes rage

Firefighter dies as CA blazes rage

A firefighter battling one of the large wildfires burning in California died in the line of duty this week, the U.S. Forest Service said.

FoxNews

Petition rejection likely means ind...

Petition rejection likely means indefinite Russia stay for Snowden

HUMA CASH Top Clinton aide reporte...

HUMA CASH Top Clinton aide reportedly overpaid by State Dept.

NEW FACE, SAME THREAT Afghan Taliba...

NEW FACE, SAME THREAT Afghan Taliban leader calls for unity; talks Sharia law

'EXPLODED ON IMPACT' Saudi envoy: ...

'EXPLODED ON IMPACT' Saudi envoy: bin Ladens killed in plane crash

MURDER SPIKE Baltimore killings so...

MURDER SPIKE Baltimore killings soar to a level unseen in 43 years

Firefighter dies after battling 1 o...

Firefighter dies after battling 1 of several California wildfires - VIDEO: California National Guard sending helicopters to fight wildfires

MSNBC

New Taliban leader calls for unity ...

New Taliban leader calls for unity in first message

Bobbi Kristina Brown's coffin arriv...

Bobbi Kristina Brown's coffin arrives ahead of Atlanta funeral

Bin Laden relatives reportedly kill...

Bin Laden relatives reportedly killed in private jet crash

Dentist who killed Cecil the lion m...

Dentist who killed Cecil the lion may have trouble avoiding extradition

10 photos you need to see from this...

10 photos you need to see from this week

MH370 investigation: Wing part arri...

MH370 investigation: Wing part arrives in France

Washington Post

Al-Qaeda?s Syrian branch threatens ...

Al-Qaeda?s Syrian branch threatens to attack all U.S.-backed rebels

KILIS, Turkey ? Al-Qaeda?s Syrian affiliate threatened to attack all U.S.-backed rebels entering the country, after the U.S.-led coalition launched airstrikes on the jihadists? positions in Syria in retaliation for the abduction of members of a rebel brigade trained by the Pentagon. Read full article >>
Jon Stewart confirms final guests f...

Jon Stewart confirms final guests for his last week on ?The Daily Show?

In the closing minutes of ?The Daily Show? on Thursday night, Jon Stewart confirmed the last three guests for his final week after 16 years as host: Amy Schumer, Denis Leary and Louis C.K.The three actors/comedians are all his pals. Recently, Stewart revealed Leary and C.K. as two of his favorite guests, given that they?re his friends and he doesn?t really have to do any work for the interview. Meanwhile, Stewart and Schumer, his fellow Comedy Central star, apparently grabbed pizza earlier this year and talked about her possibly taking over ?The Daily Show.? (She ultimately turned the gig down.)Read full article >>
In a setback for Obama, negotiators...

In a setback for Obama, negotiators fail to wrap up Pacific trade pact

High-level talks to forge a ­12-nation trade deal spanning the Pacific broke up Friday without resolving contentious disputes over Canadian dairy tariffs, the protection of cutting-edge drugs known as ?biologics? and Japanese access to the North American automobile market.Read full article >>
U.S. coalition?s airstrikes target ...

U.S. coalition?s airstrikes target al-Qaeda affiliate

KILIS, Turkey ? The U.S.-led coalition launched airstrikes against al-Qaeda?s Syrian affiliate Friday after the jihadists acknowledged the abduction of members of a U.S.-backed rebel group.The clashes came as Jabhat al-Nusra, the al-Qaeda-linked group, announced the Thursday capture of Nadim al-Hassan, commander of the rebel group known as Division 30, which it said had received U.S. training and was acting on behalf of ?agents of America? in Syria.Read full article >>
For downtrodden Detroit, hopes of r...

For downtrodden Detroit, hopes of revitalization ride streetcar rails

DETROIT ? It is hardly the tidiest paperweight. At the center of Paul Childs?s coffee table in a downtown building rests a long, rusty chunk of 19th-century rail.This is one of the last remnants of a streetcar system that was the envy of cities throughout the country. Childs can still remember riding the trams as a boy, dreaming of the soda fountain at the end of the line that served as a treat after his doctor?s appointments. It was six decades until he could salvage this section of track from the miles of rail that still lie below the ground, hastily buried underneath new roads.Read full article >>
Million-dollar donors pump huge sum...

Million-dollar donors pump huge sums into 2016 White House race

More than 50 individuals and entities have shelled out at least $1 million apiece to big-money groups backing presidential candidates ? with close to half of the big donors giving to a super PAC aligned with former Florida governor Jeb Bush.Read full article >>

Reuters

Pacific Rim free trade talks fall s...

Pacific Rim free trade talks fall short of deal

LAHAINA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Pacific Rim trade ministers failed to clinch a deal on Friday to free up trade between a dozen nations after a dispute flared up over auto trade between Japan and North America, New Zealand dug in over dairy trade and no agreement was reached on monopoly periods for next-generation drugs.
Puerto Rico will fail to make Aug.1...

Puerto Rico will fail to make Aug.1 payment, signaling default

(Reuters) - Puerto Rico will miss a payment on debt due Aug. 1, the governor's chief of staff said on Friday, an event that will be considered a default by investors as the commonwealth lurches towards what could be one of the largest U.S. municipal debt restructurings in history.
Tumbling oil prices slam profit at ...

Tumbling oil prices slam profit at Exxon Mobil, Chevron

(Reuters) - Weak oil prices shriveled quarterly profit at Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp on Friday, compelling both companies to rethink operations and plan for what many expect to be a sustained period of cheap crude.
Wall Street ends lower as weak oil ...

Wall Street ends lower as weak oil weighs

(Reuters) - Wall Street ended on a sour note on Friday as a drop in energy stocks eclipsed wage data that supported expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve might hold off on an interest rate.
Goldman tentatively agrees to pay $...

Goldman tentatively agrees to pay $270 million to settle lawsuit: source

(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc has tentatively agreed to pay about $270 million to settle a lawsuit by investors, according to a source familiar with the matter.
Yahoo buys fashion website Polyvore

Yahoo buys fashion website Polyvore

(Reuters) - Yahoo Inc said on Friday it agreed to buy fashion start-up Polyvore to help drive traffic and strengthen its mobile and social offerings.

ABC

Why The 2016 Republican Primary Cou...

Why The 2016 Republican Primary Could Make History

The 2016 Republican presidential primary is on course to become the largest in modern presidential history. Here's why.
See the Best Photos of Friday's Blu...

See the Best Photos of Friday's Blue Moon, From NYC to Seattle

There's a reason why "once in a blue moon" is a saying.
Woman Pinned Under Tree ???Didn???t...

Woman Pinned Under Tree ???Didn???t Think I Would Make It???

College student Stephanie Epstein had to be rescued after being pinned.
UK Police Confirm 3 Bin Ladens Kill...

UK Police Confirm 3 Bin Ladens Killed in England Plane Crash

UK police confirm 3 bin Laden family members killed in private jet crash in southern England
Suspected Flight 370 Wing Flap Arri...

Suspected Flight 370 Wing Flap Arrives at French Facility

Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives at French testing facility near Toulouse
MH370 Probe: What???s Next for the ...

MH370 Probe: What???s Next for the Flaperon?

With authorities ???increasingly confident??? the airplane debris recovered Wednesday comes from MH370, official analysis is set to begin in France Wednesday.

BBC

New Taliban leader calls for unity

New Taliban leader calls for unity

The new leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, calls for unity and says the group will continue fighting.
Iraqi Kurds issue warning to PKK

Iraqi Kurds issue warning to PKK

Iraqi Kurdish authorities urge Turkish Kurd separatist forces to leave civilian areas, as Turkey continues its air strikes.
Mourners gather for Brown funeral

Mourners gather for Brown funeral

Mourners gather in the US state of Georgia for the private funeral of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of late singer Whitney Houston.
Aeroplane debris arrives in France

Aeroplane debris arrives in France

A piece of debris that experts believe could be from missing flight MH370 arrives in France from Reunion in the Indian Ocean for analysis.
Snoop Dogg cash seized in Italy

Snoop Dogg cash seized in Italy

Rap star Snoop Dogg is stopped by police at an Italian airport for carrying more cash than allowed, with half of his $422,000 seized.
Myanmar declares flood emergency

Myanmar declares flood emergency

Myanmar's president declares a state of emergency in four regions after heavy flooding left at least 27 people dead.

New York Times

Iraqis Protest Electricity Shortage...

Iraqis Protest Electricity Shortage During Heat Wave

One of the country?s largest recent grass-roots protests shut down traffic in Baghdad on Friday night, and more protests took place Saturday in southern Iraq.
Finding a Career Track in LinkedIn ...

Finding a Career Track in LinkedIn Profiles

Students can get help choosing a college and a major in the digital breadcrumbs that LinkedIn members put online. Just follow the big data.
See How the Latest Fund-Rai...

See How the Latest Fund-Raising Numbers Stack Up

Palestinian Teenager Is Fatally Sho...

Palestinian Teenager Is Fatally Shot While Protesting Deadly Arson Attack

An Israeli military spokeswoman said soldiers had fired ?in response to immediate danger? after a firebomb was hurled at them.
Cultural Studies: I?m Not Mad. That...

Cultural Studies: I?m Not Mad. That?s Just My RBF.

The perks, perils and hypocrisy of the serious female face at rest.
Mark Karpeles, Chief of Bankrupt Bi...

Mark Karpeles, Chief of Bankrupt Bitcoin Exchange, Is Arrested in Tokyo

The police said they believed Mr. Karpeles had manipulated transaction records on a computer system that Mt. Gox used to swap Bitcoins for dollars.

WallStreet Journal

Desert Storm, the Last Classic War

Desert Storm, the Last Classic War

The Saturday Essay: Twenty-five years after Iraq invaded Kuwait, the Gulf War still stands out as a triumph of U.S. foreign policy. Its lessons remain urgent, even in the chaos of today?s much altered Middle East.

Wired News

Here Is Your WIRED Star Wars Challe...

Here Is Your WIRED Star Wars Challenge for Day 90

Here Is Your WIRED Star Wars Challenge for Day 90

Today's challenge: Get crafty!

The post Here Is Your WIRED Star Wars Challenge for Day 90 appeared first on WIRED.

Space Photos of the Week: This Nebu...

Space Photos of the Week: This Nebula Doesn?t Come in Peace

Space Photos of the Week: This Nebula Doesn’t Come in Peace

Space photos of the week, July 26 ? August 1.

The post Space Photos of the Week: This Nebula Doesn’t Come in Peace appeared first on WIRED.

The Genius Contraption That Will Ma...

The Genius Contraption That Will Make Your Flight Suck Less

The Genius Contraption That Will Make Your Flight Suck Less

It?s a rare and beautiful thing when a Kickstarter seedling blossoms into an real product.

The post The Genius Contraption That Will Make Your Flight Suck Less appeared first on WIRED.

Security News This Week: United Air...

Security News This Week: United Airlines Can?t Catch a Break

Security News This Week: United Airlines Can’t Catch a Break

Each weekend, WIRED rounds up the security vulnerabilities and privacy updates that deserve your attention.

The post Security News This Week: United Airlines Can’t Catch a Break appeared first on WIRED.

New Laws Explain Why Fast-Growing N...

New Laws Explain Why Fast-Growing Networks Break

New Laws Explain Why Fast-Growing Networks Break

Researchers are uncovering the hidden laws that reveal how the Internet grows, how viruses spread, and how financial bubbles burst.

The post New Laws Explain Why Fast-Growing Networks Break appeared first on WIRED.

Can Superman Get Sued for Trashing ...

Can Superman Get Sued for Trashing Metropolis?

Can Superman Get Sued for Trashing Metropolis?

People have the legal right to defend themselves, but they?re still required to exercise a reasonable level of care.

The post Can Superman Get Sued for Trashing Metropolis? appeared first on WIRED.

Sports ESPN

Moved again: Cespedes sent to Mets ...

Moved again: Cespedes sent to Mets at deadline

Moved again: Cespedes sent to Mets at deadline
Jets coach: Richardson going down s...

Jets coach: Richardson going down spiraling road

Jets coach: Richardson going down spiraling road
WWE great Roddy Piper, 61, dies of ...

WWE great Roddy Piper, 61, dies of heart attack

WWE great Roddy Piper, 61, dies of heart attack
Judge wants Goodell, Brady in court...

Judge wants Goodell, Brady in court Aug. 12, 19

Judge wants Goodell, Brady in court Aug. 12, 19
Giants bleachers buckle due to Beck...

Giants bleachers buckle due to Beckham mania

Giants bleachers buckle due to Beckham mania
Sobel: Another positive link in the...

Sobel: Another positive link in the chain for Tiger

Sobel: Another positive link in the chain for Tiger

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: Joe Biden in 2016:...

Op-Ed Columnist: Joe Biden in 2016: What Would Beau Do?

Will the vice president jump in the race for the Democrats? Will Howard Schultz?
Op-Ed Columnist: Revenge of the Ide...

Op-Ed Columnist: Revenge of the Ideologues: Killing the Export-Import Bank

The bank helps big and small American businesses compete globally while turning a profit for the Treasury.
Op-Ed Contributors: Should We Charg...

Op-Ed Contributors: Should We Charge Patients for Medical Research?

It could subsidize promising experiments. But is it ethical?
Editorial Observer: Special Olympic...

Editorial Observer: Special Olympics and the Burden of Happiness

Behind all the sports and smiles is an urgent human rights mission.
Editorial: Republicans Audition for...

Editorial: Republicans Audition for Big Money

Presidential candidates are making their pitch to the Koch brothers and other wealthy donors, who are hoping to dominate the election process.
Editorial: For Prisoners, a Path to...

Editorial: For Prisoners, a Path to Society

The Obama administration is wise to restore limited access to Pell education grants for prisoners.

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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Texas man shoots armadillo, gets hi...

Texas man shoots armadillo, gets hit in face by bullet ricochet

DALLAS (Reuters) - An East Texas man was wounded after he fired a gun at an armadillo in his yard and the bullet ricocheted back to hit him in his face, the county sheriff said on Friday.
Wild turkey sparks hunt for angry b...

Wild turkey sparks hunt for angry bird at University of Michigan

DETROIT (Reuters) - A wild turkey is ruffling feathers at the University of Michigan, chasing pedestrians and cyclists, sneaking into dorms and even causing traffic delays by lying down in the middle of streets.
Stowaway cat 'Lucky' to be alive in...

Stowaway cat 'Lucky' to be alive in sunken boat

PHOENIX (Reuters) - A brown and black shorthair cat now named "Lucky" is one fortunate feline after managing to survive while trapped under water for at least an hour inside a sunken powerboat in Arizona.
Ohio man must spend two days in jai...

Ohio man must spend two days in jail for petting zoo cougars

CLEVELAND (Reuters) - An Ohio man who posted a video of himself petting cougars at a Columbus zoo appealed no contest to a trespassing charge on Wednesday and has to spend two days in jail and pay more than $200 in fines, court documents said.
Fugitive-turned-actor arrested afte...

Fugitive-turned-actor arrested after U.S. Marshals read film write-up

SEATTLE (Reuters) - A fugitive bank-robber-turned-actor has been arrested in Washington state after U.S. agents spotted his picture in a newspaper article about a low-budget horror film in which he plays an evil doctor, an official said on Monday.
Lion sighted in Milwaukee, police c...

Lion sighted in Milwaukee, police close streets in area

MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Police closed off streets near a park in north Milwaukee on Saturday night after reports of a "lion-like animal," which came days after people said they had a seen a lion prowling city streets.
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