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Voter Registration Deadlines By State, Explained

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 15:12

The 2018 midterm elections aren't until Nov. 6, but the deadlines for

Justice Brett Kavanaugh makes his Supreme Court debut

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 14:12

Kavanaugh was present for the Supreme Court's first day of arguments.

BMW i4 Is a New Electric Car Coming in 2021

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 13:40

At the Paris auto show last week, BMW chairman Harald Krüger confirmed that the brand will be launching a fourth all-new electric vehicle in 2021. Dubbed the i4, it will be the BMW Group's fifth fully electric "core" model. BMW has given no details on the production i4 aside from the release date, but that concept had an electric range of 373 miles (albeit on the very optimistic European test cycle), a top speed of 125 mph, and a zero-to-62-mph time of 4.0 seconds.

As Nikki Haley Resigns as U.N. Ambassador, Will Ivanka Trump Take Her Place?

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 13:22

The abrupt departure has led to rumors that President Trump's eldest daughter will step into the role.

The Latest: Man to be freed in Bulgarian journalist probe

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 13:17

RUSE, Bulgaria (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of a female journalist in Bulgaria (all times local):

Turkey prepares to search Saudi Consulate for missing journalist

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 11:40

Diplomatic tensions are boiling over missing and presumed dead Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Seek Out Mentors Who Can Help You in Your Premed Path

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 10:36

Similarly, drawing on the wisdom of mentors will help you to streamline your path to medical school. Premed advisors are professionals who can help navigate the process of figuring out your fit for a medical career, scheduling your courses, checking off medical school pre-requisites, and applying to medical schools. For struggling students, premed advisors can provide suggestions for improvement or a vital reality check to encourage students to consider a Plan B.

Most heavy arms pulled out of planned Syria buffer zone

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 10:27

Jihadists and Turkish-backed rebels in Syria's last major opposition stronghold have withdrawn heavy weapons from nearly all of a planned buffer zone, a monitor said Tuesday, a day ahead of deadline. The pullback is the first major test of a deal brokered by government ally Russia and Turkey last month to avoid what the United Nations warned would be the appalling humanitarian consequences of a major government offensive. Analysts had expected Ankara to have a difficult time enforcing the September 17 deal but by Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the heavy weapons pullout was nearly complete.

Pros and Cons to Buying Walmart Inc (WMT) Stock

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 10:04

Since 1962, when founder Sam Walton opened the first Walmart in Rogers, Arkansas, Walmart Inc (NYSE: WMT) has billed itself as a family business, and it has walked the walk, as 75 percent of all store managers (who average $170,000 a year in salary) started out as hourly employees. After building its reputation as a store where low-income and middle-income consumers can go to shop without breaking the family budget, Walmart is starting to break out into new areas like banking and consumer health care -- intriguing ideas given the foot traffic at the average Walmart on any given Saturday or Sunday. Walmart commanded 11 percent of all retail foot traffic on Black Friday last year, the most of any retailer.

Branson says Virgin Galactic to launch space flight 'within weeks'

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 08:17

British entrepreneur Richard Branson said he expects his Virgin Galactic company to conduct its first space flight "within weeks, not months" in comments broadcast Tuesday. Branson's Virgin Galactic is racing against Amazon creator Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to launch the first out-of-this-world passenger flight and take paying passengers into space. The first space tourists, who visited the International Space Station (ISS) in the 2000s, paid tens of millions of dollars for the privilege.

Wounded Syrian soldiers learn to live with war disabilities

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 07:02

Many Syrian government soldiers, after years of intense fighting, now face a new reality of learning to live without one or more of their limbs or with other serious disabilities. One hospital manufactures 60 prosthetic limbs a day, reflecting the high demand in a nation wracked by a bloody civil war.

Vigil held for 20 people killed in limousine crash

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 06:50

The small limo company has been told to cease operations while officials investigate its history. ABC News' Maggie Rulli reports.

Heidi Heitkamp, Vulnerable Dem In A Red State, Explains Why She Voted 'No' On Kavanaugh

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 06:19

As one of the most vulnerable Democrats up for re-election and a potential

Target launches new in-house personal care brand, 'Smartly'

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 05:40

Target has unveiled a new in-house brand for beauty fixes on a budget. The retailer has announced the launch of ‘Smartly,' a series of more than 70 household and personal care products such as soaps, shower gels and razors set to launch online on October 14. According to a statement from the company, "Target's product design and development team doubled down on design and key attributes, such as a variety of fragrances developed in partnership with master perfumers.

Stormy Daniels Details Her Weird Airport Run-In With Michael Cohen

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 05:09

Adult film star Stormy Daniels had a brief, but strange airport encounter with

Former GOP Congressman David Jolly Unloads On Sen. Lindsey Graham: 'He’s Lost His Mind'

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 04:23

A former Republican lawmaker claims Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is losing it.

U.S. Tariffs Won't Force China to Back Down, Trade Minister Says

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 03:30

(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. shouldn’t believe that ever higher tariffs can induce China’s government to capitulate to American demands in the escalating trade dispute between the world’s biggest economies, according to Chinese Commerce Minister Zhong Shan.

New Ad Shreds Ted Cruz's 'Tough As Texas' Campaign Slogan

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 00:30

A new ad from a political action committee called Fire Ted Cruz slams the

Exclusive: Turkish police believe Saudi journalist Khashoggi was killed in consulate - sources

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 20:22

"The initial assessment of the Turkish police is that Mr. Khashoggi has been killed at the consulate of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul. The Turkish sources did not say how they believed the killing was carried out. A Saudi source at the consulate denied that Khashoggi had been killed at the mission and said in a statement that the accusations were baseless.

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed To Supreme Court As Senate Rejects Me Too Movement

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 15:55

WASHINGTON ― The Senate confirmed Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court on