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Palin: What Obama missed in Alaska

Palin: What Obama missed in Alaska

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin took issue with President Barack Obama's visit to her state, saying he missed some key points while in the region.
Clinton's boldest speech ever?

Clinton's boldest speech ever?

It's still Hillary Clinton's most iconic moment.
Goodbye, Jefferson Davis

Goodbye, Jefferson Davis

Floating with the tide of military ...

Floating with the tide of military life

Darkness and light -- two polarities seeking balance.
You should see this sinkhole Corvet...

You should see this sinkhole Corvette now

Salmon spawns on Obama

Salmon spawns on Obama

During his historic trip to Alaska, President Barack Obama spent some time fishing and in a comical moment, a salmon spawned on his shoes.

FoxNews

TOPLESS AND CUFFED Times Square pa...

TOPLESS AND CUFFED Times Square painted lady allegedly offered cop sex

KING COBRA ON LOOSE 'Airplane Repo'...

KING COBRA ON LOOSE 'Airplane Repo' star's snake has town on edge

TODD STARNES Jailed Kentucky clerk:...

TODD STARNES Jailed Kentucky clerk: 'This is a fight worth fighting'

WAVE OF MISERY: Refugees bring Balk...

WAVE OF MISERY: Refugees bring Balkans to breaking point

AX FALLS AT ARBY'S Restaurant manag...

AX FALLS AT ARBY'S Restaurant manager fired over snub of Florida cop

Chinese warships reportedly came wi...

Chinese warships reportedly came within 12 nautical miles of US coast

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 WDBJ7inRoanoke, 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 cameraand 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

Muddled U.S. jobs report leaves Fed...

Muddled U.S. jobs report leaves Fed in a 'jam' watching markets

NEW YORK/RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - The latest U.S. jobs report was not definitively good or bad enough to help the Federal Reserve decide whether to raise interest rates later this month, leaving the decision hanging on volatility in financial markets over the next couple of weeks.
GE set for cost cuts as EU decision...

GE set for cost cuts as EU decision on Alstom deal nears

(Reuters) - General Electric Co is expected to win regulatory approval next week for its purchase of the power equipment business of France's Alstom, allowing the U.S. industrial conglomerate to finally carry out a major cost-cutting program 16 months after first announcing the deal.
Wall St. lower as mixed jobs report...

Wall St. lower as mixed jobs report adds to uncertainty

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell in late morning trading on Friday as a mixed August jobs report did little to quell investor anxiety over the timing an interest rate increase.
U.S. labor market shows some muscle...

U.S. labor market shows some muscle despite slower job growth

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job growth slowed in August, but the unemployment rate dropped to a near 7-1/2-year low and wages accelerated, keeping alive prospects of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike later this month.
G20 promises transparency on rate m...

G20 promises transparency on rate moves as global economy disappoints

ANKARA (Reuters) - World financial leaders will agree to calibrate and communicate monetary policy carefully to avoid triggering capital flight, but will not call an expected U.S. rate rise a risk to growth, a draft communique showed on Friday.
Geneva Madoff case settled with 'st...

Geneva Madoff case settled with 'strong compensation'

GENEVA (Reuters) - Criminal complaints in a case related to U.S. fraudster Bernard Madoff have been dropped after "strong compensation" was agreed for the victims, the Geneva prosecutor's office said on Friday.

ABC

Same-Sex Couple Gets Marriage Licen...

Same-Sex Couple Gets Marriage License in Rowan County, Ky

The couple arrived five minutes after the office opened.
Drowned Refugees Laid to Rest in Ho...

Drowned Refugees Laid to Rest in Hometown

The father of 3-year-old Aylan and 5-year-old Galip laid them to rest.
Pope Francis to Sister Norma: 'I L...

Pope Francis to Sister Norma: 'I Love You All Very Much'

When Sister Norma Pimentel participated in a virtual papal audience hosted with ABC News, she was excited to see Pope Francis, but never expected him to address her.
The Latest: Attorneys for Jailed Cl...

The Latest: Attorneys for Jailed Clerk to Update Media

The Latest: Attorneys for jailed Kentucky clerk to hold news conference after meeting with her
Drowned Syrian Boys Buried in Homet...

Drowned Syrian Boys Buried in Hometown They Fled

Drowned boys, mother, buried in Syrian hometown of Kobani they fled
'Significant' Video Found in Fox La...

'Significant' Video Found in Fox Lake Cop Killing, Police Say

Authorities searching for the three responsible for the death of a police officer in Fox Lake, Illinois, say they have a "significant" video from the fatal shooting.

BBC

Hungary migrants start walk to bord...

Hungary migrants start walk to border

A large group of migrants have set off on foot from Budapest, as Hungarian authorities try to contain thousands desperate to reach western Europe.
UK to accept 'thousands' more refug...

UK to accept 'thousands' more refugees

David Cameron says the UK will fulfil its "moral responsibility" by giving sanctuary to "thousands" more Syrian refugees and providing 100m more in aid to the region.
IS 'blows up Palmyra tower tombs'

IS 'blows up Palmyra tower tombs'

Islamic State (IS) militants continue their destruction of the ancient Syrian site of Palmyra by blowing up three funerary towers.
UAE soldiers killed by Yemen 'blast...

UAE soldiers killed by Yemen 'blast'

Twenty-two soldiers from the United Arab Emirates have been killed in Yemen while fighting Houthi rebels as part of a Saudi-led coalition, state media say.
Village of 1,000 sealed off over Eb...

Village of 1,000 sealed off over Ebola

A Sierra Leone village of nearly 1,000 people is put under quarantine after a dead woman's body tested positive for Ebola.
Tajikistan clashes leave 17 dead

Tajikistan clashes leave 17 dead

Clashes in and around Tajikistan's capital Dushanbe leave 17 dead, with the government blaming a disaffected minister.

New York Times

A Surreptitious Courtroom Video Pro...

A Surreptitious Courtroom Video Prompts Changes in a Georgia Town

A video showing a small-town judge threatening to jail traffic violators who could not immediately pay their fines led to intervention by the Southern Center for Human Rights.
Your Friday Briefing

Your Friday Briefing

Here?s what you need to know to start your day.
Migrants Face Police in Hungary

Migrants Face Police in Hungary

Hundreds of migrants on a train headed to an area near the Austrian border were stranded in Bicske, Hungary, in a standoff with the police.
Blocked by Rail, Migrants Set Out f...

Blocked by Rail, Migrants Set Out for Germany on Foot

?Nothing but death will stop us,? said one of about 1,000 migrants who left the Budapest train station and began walking toward Germany.
With a Revamped Apple TV, Company H...

With a Revamped Apple TV, Company Hopes to Camp in Your Home

At Apple?s product event on Wednesday, it is expected to introduce a TV device with more capabilities as the company seeks a bigger presence in homes.
Reporters Notebook: Only the Lucky ...

Reporters Notebook: Only the Lucky Remain

WallStreet Journal

Stocks Lower After Jobs Report

Stocks Lower After Jobs Report

U.S. stocks fell Friday following a U.S. jobs report that missed expectations, but which many investors saw as strong enough for the U.S. Federal Reserve to possibly raise short-term interest rates later this month.

Wired News

What You Should Know About Your New...

What You Should Know About Your New Transporter Star

What You Should Know About Your New Transporter Star

You might not know the name Ed Skrein, but you should. He's kind of badass?just ask Deadpool.

The post What You Should Know About Your New Transporter Star appeared first on WIRED.

Instagram Rabbit Hole: Weird Kids a...

Instagram Rabbit Hole: Weird Kids and Buzzing Bees

Instagram Rabbit Hole: Weird Kids and Buzzing Bees

This week, WIRED's director of photography Anna Goldwater Alexander discovers the best Instagram has to offer.

The post Instagram Rabbit Hole: Weird Kids and Buzzing Bees appeared first on WIRED.

Here Is Your WIRED Star Wars Challe...

Here Is Your WIRED Star Wars Challenge for Day 124

Here Is Your WIRED Star Wars Challenge for Day 124

Time to treat yourself.

The post Here Is Your WIRED Star Wars Challenge for Day 124 appeared first on WIRED.

How 3-D Printed Glass Could Lead to...

How 3-D Printed Glass Could Lead to Some Wild Architecture

How 3-D Printed Glass Could Lead to Some Wild Architecture

Eventually, 3-D printed glass will make building facades far more dynamic.

The post How 3-D Printed Glass Could Lead to Some Wild Architecture appeared first on WIRED.

How to Photograph a Giant Humpback ...

How to Photograph a Giant Humpback Whale as It Waves Hello

How to Photograph a Giant Humpback Whale as It Waves Hello

Craig Parry catches a whale at just the right moment in the Pacific Ocean.

The post How to Photograph a Giant Humpback Whale as It Waves Hello appeared first on WIRED.

The First US City With 10 GB Intern...

The First US City With 10 GB Internet Is ? Salisbury

The First US City With 10 GB Internet Is … Salisbury

Ever heard of Salisbury, North Carolina? Well, its broadband is faster than yours.

The post The First US City With 10 GB Internet Is … Salisbury appeared first on WIRED.

Sports ESPN

McDaniels: Brady never swayed durin...

McDaniels: Brady never swayed during NFL fight

McDaniels: Brady never swayed during NFL fight
Sources: Veteran DL Dockett release...

Sources: Veteran DL Dockett released by 49ers

Sources: Veteran DL Dockett released by 49ers
Teacher arrested after drone crash ...

Teacher arrested after drone crash at US Open

Teacher arrested after drone crash at US Open
Tebow: Not worrying about what I ca...

Tebow: Not worrying about what I can't control

Tebow: Not worrying about what I can't control
Seven bizarre college football stad...

Seven bizarre college football stadium facts

Seven bizarre college football stadium facts
Bears, Bills, Browns, Eagles, Giant...

Bears, Bills, Browns, Eagles, Giants likely destinations for Robert Griffin III

Bears, Bills, Browns, Eagles, Giants likely destinations for Robert Griffin III

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

Editorial: France's War on the Roma

Editorial: France's War on the Roma

Under the Hollande government, evictions have soared ? and so has the Roma?s misery.
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Friends ...

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Friends at Work? Not So Much

Americans used to socialize more with their colleagues. Now, the office is more transactional.
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Refu...

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Refugee Drama Stirs the French

It took the photo of a Syrian child washed up on a beach to move Hollande to act.
Public Editor's Journal: Looking Ah...

Public Editor's Journal: Looking Ahead: Evaluating Bernie Sanders Coverage in The Times

I?ve heard you, readers, and will take a detailed look.
Opinionator: For Teens in Crisis, t...

Opinionator: For Teens in Crisis, the Next Text Could Be a Lifesaver

The traditional help line for depressed, anxious or suicidal young people is being transformed by a technology they actually use.
Editorial: G.E., Finish the Job on ...

Editorial: G.E., Finish the Job on the Hudson

The river is still in need of restoration, but the company is about to walk away.

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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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.
Texas teen fatally shoots himself w...

Texas teen fatally shoots himself while taking selfie

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A 19-year-old Texas man who was posing with a gun for a social media selfie photo accidentally shot himself and died from the wounds, Houston police said on Wednesday.
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