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Stock market drop spreads, Wall Street set to fall again

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 07:07

SINGAPORE (AP) — World stock markets sank Thursday, extending losses from Wall Street, as investors worried that higher interest rates will dent company earnings and a trade war will crimp global business.

FBI's Former Top Lawyer Says Rosenstein Was Dead Serious About Secretly Taping Trump: Reports

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 05:34

The FBI's former top lawyer reportedly told congressional officials in closed-

Central Bankers Defend Fed After Trump Accuses It of ‘Going Loco’

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 04:48

Trump on Wednesday slammed the Fed as “going loco” for its interest-rate increases this year in comments hours after the worst U.S. stock market sell-off since February. During panel discussions at the International Monetary Fund’s annual meetings in Bali, Indonesia on Thursday, South African Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago stressed the importance of central bank independence when he was asked whether Trump’s comments demean the integrity of the institutions.

F-22 Raptor vs. the Mythical YF-23: Why the F-23 Never Happened

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 04:00

Ultimately, the Air Force selected Lockheed’s YF-22 design, which was also an exceptional aircraft, for its ATF requirement. The YF-22 would eventually evolve into today’s F-22A Raptor, which became operational in late 2005 and remains the single best air superiority fighter ever built. However, in many ways, the YF-23 was a superior design that was well ahead of its time.

New Indonesia quake kills 3 in Java village, shakes Bali

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 01:56

PALU, Indonesia (AP) — An earthquake collapsed homes on Indonesia's Java island, killing at least three people, and shook the tourist hotspot of Bali on Thursday, two weeks after a major quake-tsunami disaster in a central region of the archipelago.

FT says Murdoch in line for Tesla chair. Musk reply - incorrect

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 00:58

Tesla has until Nov. 13 to appoint an independent chairman of the board, part of settlements reached last month between Tesla, Musk and U.S. regulators in the wake of Musk tweeting in August that he had secured funding to take the electric car maker private. The SEC settlement capped months of debate and some investor calls for stronger oversight of Musk, whose recent erratic public behaviour raised concerns about his ability to steer the money-losing company through a rocky phase of growth.

Gunman arrested near California park where camper was shot

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 23:52

CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — A man dressed in black and carrying a rifle was arrested Wednesday near Malibu Creek State Park, where a camper was shot and killed as he slept in a tent in June, authorities said.

Georgia Knew Its Voter Roll Practice Was Discriminatory. It Stuck With It Anyway.

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 23:10

A Georgia process for verifying voters' information has left the applications

Justice For Jamal Khashoggi Now Depends On Trump's Moral Judgment And Diplomatic Skills

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 22:49

WASHINGTON ― As reports about missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi grow

South Korea considers lifting some sanctions on North Korea

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 21:51

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea is considering lifting some of its unilateral sanctions against North Korea to create more momentum for diplomacy aimed at improving relations and defusing the nuclear crisis, the South's foreign minister said Wednesday.

Saudi Crown Prince Ordered Effort To Bring Jamal Khashoggi Back To Saudi Arabia: Report

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 21:11

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally ordered an effort to lure

California judge mulls new trial in $289M Roundup award

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 20:58

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco judge said Wednesday she is considering tossing out the lion's share of the $289 million judgment against agribusiness giant Monsanto and ordering a new trial over whether the company's weed-killer caused a groundskeeper's cancer.

U.S. raises pressure on Saudi Arabia over missing journalist

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 20:51

Pressure appeared to be building worldwide on close U.S. ally Saudi Arabia on the whereabouts of Khashoggi, a prominent critic of Saudi policies, who was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to get documents for his planned marriage. Khashoggi's Turkish fiancée, Hatice Cengiz, who was waiting outside, said he never re-appeared. Turkish sources said they believe Khashoggi was killed inside the building and removed, allegations that Riyadh dismisses as baseless.

Eric Holder Revises Michelle Obama’s Famed Quote: 'When They Go Low, We Kick Them'

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 20:45

Eric Holder, the former U.S. attorney general who served in the Obama

Trump holds campaign rally as Hurricane Michael rages

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 20:22

As the storm pushed into Georgia, the president headed to Pennsylvania.

What We Know About The Disappearance Of Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 20:15

Jamal Khashoggi, a prominent Saudi journalist living in self-imposed exile,

Boeing rocket for NASA over budget, could further delay launch: audit

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 19:42

The first test launch of the Space Launch System rocket, which is supposed to send humans to the moon and ultimately allow deep space exploration, was most recently slated for mid-2020 with a crew launch to follow in 2022. NASA's Inspector General said in an audit that "management, technical and infrastructure issues driven by Boeing's poor performance" had led to delays and cost overruns, raising questions about the future launch timetable. NASA spokeswoman Kathryn Hambleton said the agency was restructuring its contract with Boeing, but still planning for the same timetable.

Benjamin Moore Reveals Its 2019 Color of the Year

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 19:40

This year, an agreeable hue we can all live with

U.S. Marshals Service Says It Recovered 123 Missing Michigan Children, But Did It?

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 17:20

The U.S. Marshals Service said a major effort to find missing kids and victims

The Latest: DA: Man offered to plead guilty for life term

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 16:50

BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on a Colorado man charged with shooting and killing three people at a suburban Denver Walmart (all times local):