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Iran says its seizure of British ship a 'reciprocal' move

Associated Press2019-07-20 11:39:45

Iran says its seizure of British ship a 'reciprocal' move Author: AMIR VAHDAT and AYA BATRAWY
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A powerful council in Iran said Saturday the country's seizure of a British oil tanker in the strategic Strait of Hormuz was in response to Britain's role in impounding an... ...Read full article

Campaigning from behind: Lower-tier 2020ers seek comeback

Associated Press2019-07-20 11:38:46

Campaigning from behind: Lower-tier 2020ers seek comeback Author: WILL WEISSERT
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — As her campaign bus trundled along Interstate 80 toward the Michigan-Ohio border, Kirsten Gillibrand was offering wedding planning advice to one of her presidential campaign... ...Read full article

School district warns parents: Pay lunch bill or kids may go into foster care

Fox News2019-07-20 11:37:40.3431173

School district warns parents: Pay lunch bill or kids may go into foster care Author: Fox News
A Pennsylvania school district received backlash after warning parents their children could be removed from their homes and placed into foster care if overdue lunch bills are not paid. ...Read full article

Pete Buttigieg says he's obligated 'with the privilege of whiteness' to speak out on systemic racism

Fox News2019-07-20 11:37:37.3932886

Pete Buttigieg says he's obligated 'with the privilege of whiteness' to speak out on systemic racism Author: Fox News
South Bend mayor and 2020 hopeful Pete Buttigieg has continued his efforts to try to reach out to black voters in a new fundraising email, where he says he welcomes the "obligation as a candidate with the privilege of whiteness on my side" to speak out agains… ...Read full article

Thousands in pro-police rally as Hong Kong braces for another mass protest

Reuters2019-07-20 11:29:28

Thousands in pro-police rally as Hong Kong braces for another mass protest Author: Alun John
Tens of thousands gathered in Hong Kong on Saturday to voice support for the police and call for an end to violence, after a wave of protests against an extradition bill triggered clashes between police and activists and plunged the city into crisis. ...Read full article

Trump on 'send her back' chant: 'I did nothing to lead people on' | TheHill

The Hill2019-07-20 11:19:57

Trump on 'send her back' chant: 'I did nothing to lead people on' | TheHill Author: Jesse Byrnes
President Trump on Saturday doubled down on his defense of his handling of a rally crowd this wee... ...Read full article

Iran says it seized tanker after collision, UK fears 'dangerous path'

Reuters2019-07-20 11:16:39

Iran says it seized tanker after collision, UK fears 'dangerous path' Author: Babak Dehghanpisheh
Iran said on Saturday it seized a British-flagged oil tanker because it was involved in an accident, but Britain's foreign minister said he feared Tehran was taking "a dangerous path" and other major European powers expressed alarm. ...Read full article

Bahrain foreign ministry strongly condemns Iran's seizure of British tanker

Reuters2019-07-20 10:51:46

Bahrain foreign ministry strongly condemns Iran's seizure of British tanker Author: Reuters Editorial
Bahrain said on Saturday it "strongly condemned" Iran's seizure of a British flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, asking Iran to immediately release the vessel. ...Read full article

U.K. Warns Tankers to Stay Out of Strait of Hormuz After Iran Seizes Ship

The New York Times2019-07-20 10:49:52

U.K. Warns Tankers to Stay Out of Strait of Hormuz After Iran Seizes Ship Author:
The British government said on Saturday after an emergency meeting that “there will be serious consequences if the situation is not resolved.” ...Read full article

CNN boards the ship that shot down an Iranian drone - CNN Video

CNN2019-07-20 10:38:21.3102542

CNN boards the ship that shot down an Iranian drone - CNN Video Author:
President Donald Trump said that the USS Boxer downed an Iranian drone that came within one thousand yards of the Navy ship and ignored "multiple calls to stand down." CNN Sam Kiley reports. ...Read full article

Why the Strait of Hormuz is so important for oil - CNN Video

CNN2019-07-20 10:38:17.0191417

Why the Strait of Hormuz is so important for oil - CNN Video Author:
The Strait of Hormuz is the only way to move oil from the Persian Gulf to the world's oceans. For that reason, any threats to the area rattle oil markets. ...Read full article

Beauty queen, a Trump fan, dethroned after conservative views ruled 'insensitive,' she says

Fox News2019-07-20 10:22:39.4403052

Beauty queen, a Trump fan, dethroned after conservative views ruled 'insensitive,' she says Author: Fox News
A beauty queen known for her pro-Trump conservative views was stripped of her Miss Michigan title and dismissed from the Miss World America pageant this week after the organization found her social media presence “offensive, insensitive and inappropriate.” ...Read full article

Hong Kong police find explosives ahead of protests

BBC News2019-07-20 10:17:34

Hong Kong police find explosives ahead of protests Author: BBC News
The find came ahead of a weekend of marches by both pro- and anti- China demonstrators in Hong Kong. ...Read full article

Japan fire suspect 'spotted' days before attack

BBC News2019-07-20 10:09:29

Japan fire suspect 'spotted' days before attack Author: BBC News
The man suspected of a deadly arson attack in Kyoto may have visited the site before, reports say. ...Read full article

Trump voter: How is that racist? - CNN Video

CNN2019-07-20 10:08:12.8444072

Trump voter: How is that racist? - CNN Video Author:
They both voted for Donald Trump for president in 2016, but now these coworkers are splitting the ticket. CNN's Randi Kaye reports from Wisconsin as the 2020 election gets closer. ...Read full article

British-flagged tanker detained by Iran is not carrying any cargo: ISNA

Reuters2019-07-20 10:07:21

British-flagged tanker detained by Iran is not carrying any cargo: ISNA Author: Reuters Editorial
A British-flagged oil tanker detained by Iran was not carrying any cargo, the head of the Ports and Maritime Organization in Iran's southern Hormozgan province said on Saturday, according to the ISNA news agency. ...Read full article

McConnell challenger faces tougher path after rocky launch | TheHill

The Hill2019-07-20 10:00:11

McConnell challenger faces tougher path after rocky launch | TheHill Author: Alexander Bolton
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer’s (D-N.Y.) prize recruit to challenge Majority Leader Mitc... ...Read full article

Democrats unified against Donald Trump's racist tweets but remain divided over race

USA Today2019-07-20 10:00:04+00:00

Democrats unified against Donald Trump's racist tweets but remain divided over race Author:
Democrats united against Donald Trump's racist tweets. But under the surface, the party is wrestling with divisions over how to address race. ...Read full article

'I don't have words': Boss of torched Japan animation studio mourns bright, young staff

Reuters2019-07-20 09:55:26

'I don't have words': Boss of torched Japan animation studio mourns bright, young staff Author: Tim Kelly
Many victims of an arson attack on a Japanese animation studio were young with bright futures, some joining only in April, the shaken company president said on Saturday, as the death toll climbed to 34. ...Read full article

Ilhan Omar on her 9/11 comments, Trump, and US-Saudi relations

Al Jazeera English2019-07-20 09:52:05.6458298

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Joe Biden compares Trump to segregationist George Wallace

Reuters2019-07-20 09:49:12

Joe Biden compares Trump to segregationist George Wallace Author: Tim Reid
Joe Biden, former U.S. vice-president and Democratic presidential candidate, compared President Donald Trump on Friday to the late George Wallace, a prominent supporter of racial segregation. ...Read full article

US to deploy troops to Saudi Arabia as Gulf tensions soar

Al Jazeera English2019-07-20 09:48:00

US to deploy troops to Saudi Arabia as Gulf tensions soar Author: Al Jazeera
Pentagon says deployment of US military personnel to Saudi to face 'emergent, credible threats'. ...Read full article

When N.Y.C. Is Your Gym: Meet the Athletes Redefining Fitness in the City’s Parks

The New York Times2019-07-20 09:45:45.819

When N.Y.C. Is Your Gym: Meet the Athletes Redefining Fitness in the City’s Parks Author: James Thomas, Leslye Davis
In New York, the calisthenics community is finding its rhythm. ...Read full article

Just Before the Eagle Landed, an Alien Arrived in Our Living Room

The New York Times2019-07-20 09:45:38.721

Just Before the Eagle Landed, an Alien Arrived in Our Living Room Author:
Until the Apollo 11 mission, my family didn’t have a television. Then, for one weekend, we joined the rest of Planet Earth. ...Read full article

France expresses concern over Iran's seizure of British tanker

Reuters2019-07-20 09:38:24

France expresses concern over Iran's seizure of British tanker Author: Reuters Editorial
France's foreign ministry said on Saturday it was very concerned by the seizure of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, saying such an action harmed de-escalation efforts in the region. ...Read full article

Britain warns Iran of 'serious consequences' if British-flagged oil tanker not released

USA Today2019-07-20 09:32:30+00:00

Britain warns Iran of 'serious consequences' if British-flagged oil tanker not released Author:
Iran's seizure of a British oil tanker potentially marks a major escalation in tensions between Iran and the West since they began rising in May. ...Read full article

9-year-old girl dies after bounce house blown into power lines

USA Today2019-07-20 09:27:29+00:00

9-year-old girl dies after bounce house blown into power lines Author:
A 9-year-old Reno girl has died from injuries she suffered when strong winds blew an inflatable bounce house with three children inside into power lines last weekend. ...Read full article

CBS stations go dark for DirecTV customers amid contract dispute with AT&T

Reuters2019-07-20 09:24:56

CBS stations go dark for DirecTV customers amid contract dispute with AT&T Author: Reuters Editorial
CBS Corp and AT&T Inc failed to renew their contact, resulting in millions of DirecTV subscribers losing access to CBS programming. ...Read full article

Historic election under way in Pakistani former tribal districts

Al Jazeera English2019-07-20 09:24:00

Historic election under way in Pakistani former tribal districts Author: Asad Hashim
Millions expected to vote in elections for the first time since Pakistani constitution was extended to region. ...Read full article

Bernie Sanders defends campaign staff salaries after accusations of 'poverty wages'

Fox News2019-07-20 09:22:38.2237383

Bernie Sanders defends campaign staff salaries after accusations of 'poverty wages' Author: Fox News
Bernie Sanders defended his campaign's treatment of staffers and said he was “very proud” to lead the first U.S. presidential campaign to have unionized workers -- one day after The Washington Post reported the campaign’s field staff were complaining about re… ...Read full article

Mueller Hearings on Wednesday Present Make-or-Break Moment for Democrats

The New York Times2019-07-20 09:00:14

Mueller Hearings on Wednesday Present Make-or-Break Moment for Democrats Author:
For two years, Democrats have waited on Robert S. Mueller III to deliver a death blow to the Trump presidency. Wednesday’s hearings with the special counsel could be their last chance. ...Read full article

Michigan woman had 350% interest rate on $1,200 loan — and a loophole allows it

USA Today2019-07-20 09:00:03+00:00

Michigan woman had 350% interest rate on $1,200 loan — and a loophole allows it Author:
Online lenders are using affiliations with American Indian tribes to pitch loans that charge rates of 300% or more and skirt consumer protections. ...Read full article

Britain will be considered but robust toward Iran: Hunt

Reuters2019-07-20 08:49:22

Britain will be considered but robust toward Iran: Hunt Author: Reuters Editorial
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said London would respond in a considered but robust way to the seizure of a British tanker by Iranian guards, and warned that Tehran would be the biggest loser if freedom of navigation is restricted. ...Read full article

Iran's gamble on a tanker seizure will end its credit -- even among friends

CNN2019-07-20 08:44:36

Iran's gamble on a tanker seizure will end its credit -- even among friends Author: Analysis by Sam Kiley, CNN
Steadily increasing its bets in an international game of bluff, Iran has gone almost all in with a gamble that its hard liners must believe is worth the punt -- but which will certainly end their credit lines even among friends. ...Read full article

CBS stations dropped from AT&T DirecTV, U-verse in select markets

USA Today2019-07-20 08:32:28+00:00

CBS stations dropped from AT&T DirecTV, U-verse in select markets Author:
DirecTV and AT&T U-verse customers in select markets lost access to their local CBS stations Saturday morning. ...Read full article

Apollo 11 mission, Baseball Hall of Fame, Marvel hits Comic-Con: 5 things to know this weekend

USA Today2019-07-20 08:26:42+00:00

Apollo 11 mission, Baseball Hall of Fame, Marvel hits Comic-Con: 5 things to know this weekend Author:
Looking back at Apollo 11, Baseball Hall of Fame introduces its new members and more things to get your weekend started right. ...Read full article

New search in bid to solve Vatican mystery

BBC News2019-07-20 07:43:19

New search in bid to solve Vatican mystery Author: BBC News
Two burial chambers will be examined in the search for teenager Emanuela Orlandi, missing since 1983. ...Read full article

Keanu Reeves leaves fan sweet note on the way to set in Louisiana: 'You're breathtaking!'

Fox News2019-07-20 07:37:47.1182656

Keanu Reeves leaves fan sweet note on the way to set in Louisiana: 'You're breathtaking!' Author: Fox News
Keanu Reeves stopped to leave a sweet note in a fan’s yard this week while driving to the set of “Bill and Ted Face the Music” in Louisiana. ...Read full article

Hong Kong actor Simon Yam stabbed on stage

BBC News2019-07-20 06:56:14

Hong Kong actor Simon Yam stabbed on stage Author: BBC News
The 64-year-old was attacked while speaking at a promotional event in the city of Zhongshan. ...Read full article

Democrats want to rejoin the Iran nuclear deal. It’s not that simple.

Politico2019-07-20 06:40:47

Democrats want to rejoin the Iran nuclear deal. It’s not that simple. Author: NAHAL TOOSI
Even if Trump loses, political and logistical hurdles could make it impossible to rejoin the 2015 agreement. ...Read full article

Dem campaigns bulk up with hiring spree

Politico2019-07-20 06:39:23

Dem campaigns bulk up with hiring spree Author: DANIEL STRAUSS
Seven 2020 primary contenders paid more than 100 staff each last quarter, led by Elizabeth Warren. ...Read full article

Why Apollo 11 Matters

National Review2019-07-20 06:30:59

Why Apollo 11 Matters Author: Taylor Dinerman
It was a Cold War victory at a moment when the country needed one. ...Read full article

In Its Third Season, Stranger Things Strays from What Made It Great

National Review2019-07-20 06:30:45

In Its Third Season, <i>Stranger Things</i> Strays from What Made It Great Author: Daniel Payne
The Netflix show’s latest season proves that it can be difficult to find the sweet spot between doing what works and charting fresh territory. ...Read full article

Benjamin Netanyahu: Israel’s Longest-Serving Prime Minister

National Review2019-07-20 06:30:44

Benjamin Netanyahu: Israel’s Longest-Serving Prime Minister Author: Matthew Continetti
He persisted. ...Read full article

Wolf Warrior II Tells Us a Lot about China

National Review2019-07-20 06:30:44

<i>Wolf Warrior II</i> Tells Us a Lot about China Author: Helen Raleigh
The movie is a window into state propaganda – and the population’s beliefs, too. ...Read full article

No One Really Wants to ‘Send Her Back’

National Review2019-07-20 06:30:39

No One Really Wants to ‘Send Her Back’ Author: Andrew C. McCarthy
Don’t exaggerate the significance of raucous chants. ...Read full article

History as Wisdom: Thomas Carlyle vs. the ‘Perfectibilarians’

National Review2019-07-20 06:30:30

History as Wisdom: Thomas Carlyle vs. the ‘Perfectibilarians’ Author: M. D. Aeschliman
The most memorable critic of ‘Enlightenment’ rationalism was also a visionary moralist. ...Read full article

Dijon’s Masterpiece of a Museum, Brilliantly Renovated

National Review2019-07-20 06:30:00

Dijon’s Masterpiece of a Museum, Brilliantly Renovated Author: Brian T. Allen
One of France’s oldest museums gets the makeover it deserves. ...Read full article

UK vows 'serious consequences' if Iran doesn't release British-flagged oil tanker

CNN2019-07-20 06:18:45

UK vows 'serious consequences' if Iran doesn't release British-flagged oil tanker Author: Joshua Berlinger, CNN
Britain warned Friday there would be "serious consequences" if Iran did not release a UK-flagged oil tanker it seized in the Strait of Hormuz Friday, the latest confrontation in the increasingly tense standoff in the important shipping route. ...Read full article

In reversal, Trump disavows criticism of chanting crowd

Associated Press2019-07-20 06:13:02

In reversal, Trump disavows criticism of chanting crowd Author: ALAN FRAM, DARLENE SUPERVILLE and JONATHAN LEMIRE
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday reversed his previous criticisms of a North Carolina campaign crowd that chanted "send her back" about a Somali-born congresswoman.Trump... ...Read full article

Miranda Lambert's husband Brendan McLoughlin on leave of absence from the NYPD

USA Today2019-07-20 04:32:30+00:00

Miranda Lambert's husband Brendan McLoughlin on leave of absence from the NYPD Author:
Miranda Lambert's husband Brendan McLoughlin is taking time away from his job at the New York Police Department. ...Read full article

Hawaii officials want a peaceful end to telescope protests

Associated Press2019-07-20 03:50:24

Hawaii officials want a peaceful end to telescope protests Author: CALEB JONES and AUDREY McAVOY
HONOLULU (AP) — Officials in Hawaii said Friday that they will not call up additional National Guard troops or use force on peaceful telescope protesters blocking access to the state's highest... ...Read full article

UK 'deeply concerned' by Iran tanker seizure

BBC News2019-07-20 03:45:25

UK 'deeply concerned' by Iran tanker seizure Author: BBC News
The foreign secretary warns of "serious consequences" if the situation in the Gulf is not resolved quickly. ...Read full article

Besieged Puerto Rico governor goes quiet amid protests

Associated Press2019-07-20 03:37:49

Besieged Puerto Rico governor goes quiet amid protests Author: MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — In the Spanish colonial fortress that serves as his official residence, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is under siege.Motorcyclists, celebrities, horse... ...Read full article

On the ship that downed a military drone, one small mistake could cause a war with Iran

CNN2019-07-20 03:26:59

On the ship that downed a military drone, one small mistake could cause a war with Iran Author: Sam Kiley, CNN
With short incendiary shrieks Harrier jump jets race across the USS Boxer's deck and are soon gray dots in the sky. Seahawk and Super Stallion helicopters leap and land like gigantic insects, feeding on the mother ship. The tilt-rotor Ospreys, part-plane part… ...Read full article

South Korea Targets Lawmakers in Latest Anti-Graft Proposal

Bloomberg2019-07-20 02:39:00+00:00

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South Korea is seeking to ratchet up penalties against lawmakers who increase their wealth by leveraging secrets obtained in office. ...Read full article

Counties: Drug companies shipped suspicious opioid orders

Associated Press2019-07-20 01:53:02

Counties: Drug companies shipped suspicious opioid orders Author: JULIE CARR SMYTH and GEOFF MULVIHILL
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Companies that make and distribute opioids didn't abide by a requirement that they refuse to ship orders of the powerful prescription painkillers when they deemed them... ...Read full article

Live updates: Iran says it has captured a British-flagged oil tanker - CNN

CNN2019-07-20 01:47:06

Live updates: Iran says it has captured a British-flagged oil tanker - CNN Author:
Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said its navy has captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Follow here for the latest. ...Read full article

Equifax Is Said to Be Near $650 Million Settlement for Data Breach

The New York Times2019-07-20 01:31:26

Equifax Is Said to Be Near $650 Million Settlement for Data Breach Author:
An agreement would resolve federal and state investigations and consumer claims over the exposure of information about 145 million people. ...Read full article

Florida sheriff to investigate Epstein's work release

Associated Press2019-07-20 01:28:22

Florida sheriff to investigate Epstein's work release Author: CURT ANDERSON and ALI SWENSON
MIAMI (AP) — A Florida sheriff launched an investigation Friday into whether his department properly monitored the wealthy financer Jeffrey Epstein while he was serving a sentence for soliciting... ...Read full article

Tucker: Democratic voters don't really have a lot of choices

Fox News2019-07-20 01:07:29.1740361

Tucker: Democratic voters don't really have a lot of choices Author: Fox News
Tucker uncovers the hypocrisy of 2020 Democrats: Bernie Sanders pushes for $15 minimum wage, Kamala Harris touts equal pay but their staffers argue otherwise. ...Read full article

US moves forward on operation to counter Iran, begins sending troops to Saudi Arabia | TheHill

The Hill2019-07-20 01:03:53

US moves forward on operation to counter Iran, begins sending troops to Saudi Arabia | TheHill Author: Tal Axelrod
The Pentagon on Friday laid out its plans to mount a multi-nation maritime campaign in the M... ...Read full article

Tulsi Gabbard: Puerto Ricans are coming together and fighting against their corrupt government

Fox News2019-07-20 00:52:45.7005735

Tulsi Gabbard: Puerto Ricans are coming together and fighting against their corrupt government Author: Fox News
Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard addresses tensions with Iran and protests in Puerto Rico on 'Tucker Carlson Tonight.' ...Read full article

Equifax Nears $700 Million Settlement of Probes Into Data Breach

Bloomberg2019-07-20 00:17:00+00:00

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Equifax Inc. is poised to reach a roughly $700 million deal to settle investigations into its massive data breach, in line with what the credit-reporting company ... ...Read full article

US to send asylum seekers back to dangerous part of Mexico

Associated Press2019-07-20 00:14:39

US to send asylum seekers back to dangerous part of Mexico Author: NOMAAN MERCHANT
HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government on Friday expanded its requirement that asylum seekers wait outside the country to a part of the Texas Rio Grande Valley across from one of Mexico's most... ...Read full article

Tensions soar over tanker seizures as Trump again signals interest in talks with Iran

CNN2019-07-20 00:09:18

Tensions soar over tanker seizures as Trump again signals interest in talks with Iran Author: Nicole Gaouette, CNN
President Donald Trump said Friday he had authorized Sen. Rand Paul to speak with Iranian officials -- a day after denying he had done so -- but downplayed the significance of the outreach to Iran as tensions skyrocketed in the Persian Gulf. ...Read full article

3,271 Pill Bottles, a Town of 2,831: Court Filings Say Corporations Fed Opioid Epidemic

The New York Times2019-07-19 23:28:29.834

3,271 Pill Bottles, a Town of 2,831: Court Filings Say Corporations Fed Opioid Epidemic Author:
Cities and counties are suing major drugstore chains and Walmart, contending they distributed billions of painkillers that devastated communities. ...Read full article

‘They tried to buy my daughter’

BBC News2019-07-19 23:12:52

‘They tried to buy my daughter’ Author: BBC News
Changes to US immigration policy have left some families divided and waiting in Mexico for their asylum cases to be heard. ...Read full article

O'Rourke bolsters senior staff with five hires

Politico2019-07-19 23:09:33

O'Rourke bolsters senior staff with five hires Author: DAVID SIDERS
The hires come as O’Rourke builds out his campaign operation after entering the race with an unusually skeletal staff. ...Read full article

Meghan McCain opens up about 'horrendous' miscarriage: 'I am not hiding anymore'

USA Today2019-07-19 23:00:54+00:00

Meghan McCain opens up about 'horrendous' miscarriage: 'I am not hiding anymore' Author:
Meghan McCain, 34, opens up about a "horrendous" miscarriage she suffered weeks ago. "To the end of my days I will remember this child," she says. ...Read full article

Appeals court upholds Trump move to drop mine pollution rule

Associated Press2019-07-19 22:54:49

Appeals court upholds Trump move to drop mine pollution rule Author: MATTHEW BROWN
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A U.S. appeals court panel sided with the Trump administration Friday in a mining pollution dispute, ruling that state and federal programs already in place ensure that... ...Read full article

Service Resuming After 7 New York City Subway Lines Stopped

Bloomberg2019-07-19 22:48:00+00:00

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New York (AP) -- About a third of New York City's subway lines were suspended for more than an hour during Friday's hot evening commute, and the head of the ... ...Read full article

YouTube Reaches Settlement With U.S. on Children’s Privacy

Bloomberg2019-07-19 22:47:00+00:00

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YouTube reached a settlement with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission resolving allegations that the company violated rules about collecting data on and ... ...Read full article

Karina Canellakis makes Proms history

BBC News2019-07-19 22:45:06

Karina Canellakis makes Proms history Author: BBC News
The US musician becomes the first woman to conduct the First Night of the BBC Proms. ...Read full article

Fact check: Trump falsely accuses Ocasio-Cortez of calling Americans 'garbage'

CNN2019-07-19 22:22:20

Fact check: Trump falsely accuses Ocasio-Cortez of calling Americans 'garbage' Author: Daniel Dale, CNN
Facts First: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez did not use the word "garbage" to describe any group of peolpe. ...Read full article

Michelle Obama after Trump's racist tweets: 'What truly makes our country great is diversity'

CNN2019-07-19 22:08:02

Michelle Obama after Trump's racist tweets: 'What truly makes our country great is diversity' Author: Anna Laffrey, CNN
Former first lady Michelle Obama in a tweet Friday made an oblique reference to President Donald Trump's racist jabs against a foursome of first-term congresswomen of color, saying that "what truly makes our country great is its diversity." ...Read full article

CNN mocked for Democratic debate lottery

Fox News2019-07-19 22:07:45.3150812

CNN mocked for Democratic debate lottery Author: Fox News
CNN called out for debate drawing show; reaction and analysis from 'The Five.' ...Read full article

Budget talks between White House, Pelosi spill into weekend | TheHill

The Hill2019-07-19 22:02:49

Budget talks between White House, Pelosi spill into weekend | TheHill Author: Jordain Carney
Negotiations between the Trump administration and Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on a two-year b... ...Read full article

Apollo 11 astronauts reunite on 50th anniversary of moonshot

Associated Press2019-07-19 21:54:33

Apollo 11 astronauts reunite on 50th anniversary of moonshot Author: MARCIA DUNN
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins reunited Friday on the eve of the 50th anniversary of humanity's first moon landing.They gathered in the... ...Read full article

Trump steps up attacks on minority congresswomen | TheHill

The Hill2019-07-19 21:41:07

Trump steps up attacks on minority congresswomen | TheHill Author: Brett Samuels
President Trump on Friday stepped up his attacks on four progressive congresswomen one day a... ...Read full article

Britain says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says captured one

Reuters2019-07-19 21:33:16

Britain says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says captured one Author: Kate Holton
Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation to ratchet up tension along a vital international oil shipping route. ...Read full article

Trump takes shots at NASA administrator during photo op celebrating Apollo moon landing

USA Today2019-07-19 20:57:26+00:00

Trump takes shots at NASA administrator during photo op celebrating Apollo moon landing Author:
During an Oval Office photo op to commemorate Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, President Trump dug at NASA chief Jim Bridenstine. ...Read full article

Torpedoed US warship found, solving WWII cold case

BBC News2019-07-19 20:37:59

Torpedoed US warship found, solving WWII cold case Author: BBC News
After four years of searching, locating the USS Eagle was "just absolute awe," says diver Ryan King. ...Read full article

Majority of voters aren't confident Trump's diplomacy will lead to North Korea denuclearization | TheHill

The Hill2019-07-19 20:24:54

Majority of voters aren't confident Trump's diplomacy will lead to North Korea denuclearization | TheHill Author: Tess Bonn
A majority of voters said in a new poll on Friday that they aren’t confident that President Trump... ...Read full article

Remembering the historic Apollo 11 launch on its 50th anniversary

Fox News2019-07-19 20:22:43.6641412

Remembering the historic Apollo 11 launch on its 50th anniversary Author: Fox News
Apollo 11 was the first spaceflight to land humans on the moon. ...Read full article

Trump says US will talk to UK about tanker Iran seized | TheHill

The Hill2019-07-19 20:21:32

Trump says US will talk to UK about tanker Iran seized | TheHill Author: Rebecca Kheel
The United States will be speaking with the United Kingdom about Iran’s seizure of a British-flag... ...Read full article

Historic heat wave is double whammy for climate change | TheHill

The Hill2019-07-19 20:19:44

Historic heat wave is double whammy for climate change | TheHill Author: Miranda Green
Nearly two-thirds of the U.S. is expected to be hit by a massive weekend heat wave, forcing energ... ...Read full article

Second Democrat Debate Sets Up Showdown Between Biden and Harris

Breitbart News2019-07-19 20:12:12

Second Democrat Debate Sets Up Showdown Between Biden and Harris Author: Haris Alic
The newly announced lineup for the second Democrat presidential debate sets up a showdown between former Vice President Joe Biden, the purported frontrunner, and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA). ...Read full article

Yankees manager Aaron Boone suspended one game after expletive-filled rant at umpire

USA Today2019-07-19 20:10:09+00:00

Yankees manager Aaron Boone suspended one game after expletive-filled rant at umpire Author:
Yankees manager Aaron Boone got a one-game suspension as punishment for the expletive-filled rant he unleashed on an ump Thursday against the Rays. ...Read full article

Mollie Hemingway: Those 'Making False Allegations' Against Kavanaugh Have Not Been Prosecuted

Breitbart News2019-07-19 20:03:09

Mollie Hemingway: Those 'Making False Allegations' Against Kavanaugh Have Not Been Prosecuted Author: Robert Kraychik
Those who slandered Brett Kavanaugh have not been held accountable for their misconduct, said Mollie Hemingway and Carrie Severino. ...Read full article

Cruz: Biden Isn't Going to Be the Nominee, Trump's Re-Election 'a Coin Flip'

Breitbart News2019-07-19 20:00:51

Cruz: Biden Isn't Going to Be the Nominee, Trump's Re-Election 'a Coin Flip' Author: Ian Hanchett
During an interview aired on Friday’s broadcast of PBS’ “Firing Line,” Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) stated that Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA), Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) are the most likely to win the Democratic presidential … ...Read full article

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

The New York Times2019-07-19 19:11:03

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads Author:
Saving Notre-Dame. John Paul Stevens dies. 16,000 Readers on “go back.” 16 black chefs changing food in the U.S. Generation Spice Girls. And more. ...Read full article

Dominican Republic rolls out new safety measures in wake of tourist deaths

Fox News2019-07-19 18:37:40.1377251

Dominican Republic rolls out new safety measures in wake of tourist deaths Author: Fox News
Vice Consul General of the Dominican Republic Eduardo Hernandez breaks down the new safety measures and says that his office is going to do a better job of communicating to the American people. ...Read full article

Josh Hawley: 'Liberal Language Police' Lost Their Minds over 'Cosmopolitan' Scandal

Breitbart News2019-07-19 18:37:35

Josh Hawley: 'Liberal Language Police' Lost Their Minds over 'Cosmopolitan' Scandal Author: Sean Moran
Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) said Friday that the “liberal language police” lost their minds over his usage of the word “cosmopolitan” to describe an out-of-touch elite who undermines American identity and the middle class. ...Read full article

Iranian Forces Hold U.K.-Linked Tanker as Tension Soars

Bloomberg2019-07-19 18:30:00+00:00

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Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps is holding a British oil tanker, after seizing it in the Strait of Hormuz amid soaring tensions in one of the world's critical energy ... ...Read full article

Trump Says ‘Incredible Patriots’ Attended His ‘Send Her Back’ Rally

Bloomberg2019-07-19 18:27:00+00:00

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President Donald Trump's disavowal of a “send her back” chant aimed at a Somalia-born Congresswoman appeared to last one day. ...Read full article

Dangerous heatwave starts hitting US and Canada

BBC News2019-07-19 18:17:00

Dangerous heatwave starts hitting US and Canada Author: BBC News
More than 200 million people may be affected, and temperatures could reach 100F (38C) in some areas. ...Read full article

Robert Charles: Woke Media Turn Moon Landing into ‘Political Knife Fight’ About Sexism

Breitbart News2019-07-19 18:01:17

Robert Charles: Woke Media Turn Moon Landing into ‘Political Knife Fight’ About Sexism Author: Robert Kraychik
The New York Times and Washington Post used the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 space flight and moon landing to push a “political knife fight,” said Robert Charles, spokesperson for the Association of Mature American Citizens (AMAC), in a ...Read full article

'The Lion King' has a great new Beyoncé song. The rest of it is trite and uninspired.

MSNBC2019-07-19 18:01:00

'The Lion King' has a great new Beyoncé song. The rest of it is trite and uninspired. Author: MSNBC
Disney's latest "live action" remake comes to theaters on July 19th but despite the amazing cast, the CGI makes the movie sink rather than soar. ...Read full article

Mass Fraud by African Refugees Halted Inflow After Ilhan Omar Came to U.S.

Breitbart News2019-07-19 17:59:28

Mass Fraud by African Refugees Halted Inflow After Ilhan Omar Came to U.S. Author: John Binder
A refugee program that allowed foreign relatives of already-arrived foreign refugees to the United States was halted, altogether, more than a decade ago due to mass fraud among applicants. ...Read full article

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