FBI reviewing new emails in Clinton classified information probe - CNN Avatar
CNN Fri, 28 Oct 2016 18:09:15 GMT
(CNN) FBI Director James Comey told lawmakers Friday the bureau is reviewing new information related to Hillary Clinton's personal email server, a political bombshell that comes 11 days ahead of the election. After recommending earlier this year that ...
Donald Trump isn't opening his checkbook to save his campaign - CNN Avatar
CNN Fri, 28 Oct 2016 16:46:20 GMT
(CNN) If Donald Trump were to honor his pledge to spend $100 million of his own money on his campaign, he would have to invest and spend $44 million at breakneck speed. And even then, Republicans warn, it would not do much good. Trump, the ...
Death Of Former Putin Aide In DC Now Ruled To Be An Accident - NPR Avatar
NPR Fri, 28 Oct 2016 17:41:03 GMT
Nearly a year after former Russian press minister and Kremlin insider Mikhail Lesin was found dead in a downtown hotel in Washington, D.C., U.S. authorities have ruled his death an accident and closed the case. The finding comes after a lengthy ...
Mark Kirk Apologizes After Racially-Charged Retort in Senate Debate - NBCNews.com Avatar
NBCNews.com Fri, 28 Oct 2016 17:36:00 GMT
After months of fighting to separate himself from Republican nominee Donald Trump, whose inflammatory rhetoric has alienated moderate voters in his more moderate state, Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk stumbled into the kind of racially-charged, controversial ...
Mike Pence's airplane scare is a reminder of why protective press pools matter - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:44:53 GMT
Concerns about a frightening episode in which Mike Pence's campaign plane skidded off the runway while landing at LaGuardia Airport on Thursday night were quickly assuaged, as journalists aboard the aircraft reported that the Republican vice ...
US Economy Grew 2.9% in 3rd Quarter, Picking Up the Pace - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Fri, 28 Oct 2016 18:41:00 GMT
A tugboat followed a ship into the Port of Oakland in California in August. Better-than-expected exports and lower imports in September helped raise estimates for economic growth in the United States. Credit Jim Wilson/The New York Times. The American ...
Eric Garner's daughter blasts Clinton campaign after WikiLeaks emails - CNN Avatar
CNN Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:25:49 GMT
Washington (CNN) The daughter of a New York City man who died after he was put in a police chokehold blasted Hillary Clinton's campaign Thursday when WikiLeaks revealed email conversations about using her father's death to protest gun violence.
Three in Florida, Virginia charged with criminal voter fraud - Reuters Avatar
Reuters Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:59:40 GMT
An election volunteer holds a box outside Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York City, October 26, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar. By Scott Malone. Officials in Florida and Virginia filed voter fraud charges against three people in apparently ...and more »
Apple's Touch Bar further normalizes emoji as everyday language - The Verge Avatar
The Verge Fri, 28 Oct 2016 18:51:19 GMT
The Touch Bar is the most unorthodox addition to Apple's new MacBook Pro — or any laptop in recent memory. A thin OLED strip that runs the length of the keyboard, resting just above the number keys, displays different “buttons” depending on the situation.
US and Russian warplanes jostle for space over battlefields in Syria - Los Angeles Times Avatar
Los Angeles Times Fri, 28 Oct 2016 16:28:38 GMT
U.S. and Russian aircraft have flown dangerously close several times in the skies over northwest Syria, according to U.S. officials, as the air war has intensified in recent weeks. Lt. Gen. Jeffrey L. Harrigian, the U.S. Air Force commander in the ...
Spending vs. profits: Amazon, short-term investors at odds again - Reuters Avatar
Reuters Fri, 28 Oct 2016 14:07:05 GMT
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos addresses the Economic Club of New York in New York City, U.S., October 27, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid. 2/2. left. right. Amazon boxes are seen stacked for delivery in the Manhattan borough of New York City, January 29, ...
Chinese Vessels Leave Disputed Fishing Grounds in South China Sea - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Fri, 28 Oct 2016 17:00:50 GMT
A fisherman and his wife repaired their nets in June at the port in Masinloc, Philippines, on the South China Sea. Credit Ted Aljibe/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. MANILA — Chinese vessels have quietly abandoned the contested Scarborough Shoal ...
Why Vine died - The Verge Avatar
The Verge Fri, 28 Oct 2016 16:15:22 GMT
The thing about Vine becoming the internet's premiere tool for making short-form videos is that it happened almost completely by accident. Its founders had envisioned their tool for making 6-second clips as a way to help people capture casual moments ...
Amy Schumer Pens Essay Praising Hillary Clinton As Her Inspiration for 'Formation' Spoof - Billboard Avatar
Billboard Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:55:36 GMT
Amy Schumer posted an essay Thursday (Oct. 27), once again responding to critics of her spoof of Beyoncé's "Formation" music video. The Tidal-exclusive video featured Schumer dancing to the song on an island with Goldie Hawn, Joan Cusack and Wanda ...
Comma.ai pulls out of US after receiving NHTSA Special Order - CNET Avatar
CNET Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:04:35 GMT
Being a Silicon Valley 'disruptor' doesn't excuse you from federal safety standards. Bloomberg screengrab via Andrew Krok/Roadshow. Nobody likes dealing with US federal regulations, but a great many companies suck it up and do it anyway so their ...
What creatives think of the Microsoft Surface Studio - Engadget Avatar
Engadget Fri, 28 Oct 2016 18:01:56 GMT
Microsoft's Surface Studio is a bold device. Ostensibly an all-in-one PC, it's also a major play at winning more creatives over to the Windows way of life. The bulk of the Studio is a 28-inch display, mounted on a pair of "zero gravity" hinges that ...
Man who hacked Jennifer Lawrence's nude photos and videos sent to prison - USA TODAY Avatar
USA TODAY Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:58:36 GMT
A Pennsylvania man was sentenced to 18 months in prison for hacking into the email and online accounts of Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities and stealing private information, including nude photos and videos. Ryan Collins, 36, of Lancaster, ...
Jury awards more than $70M to California woman in baby powder lawsuit - WHIO Avatar
WHIO Fri, 28 Oct 2016 11:49:09 GMT
A St. Louis jury on Thursday awarded a California woman more than $70 million in her lawsuit alleging that years of using Johnson & Johnson's baby powder caused her cancer, The Associated Press reported. >> Read more trending stories. The decision by ...
Uber drivers deserve paid vacation, minimum wage, British court rules - Los Angeles Times Avatar
Los Angeles Times Fri, 28 Oct 2016 18:27:24 GMT
Uber's claim that its drivers are contractors — and not employees entitled to vacations — was rejected Friday by a British tribunal in a ruling that may have implications for a range of companies that rely on self-employed workers. The employment ...
Everything You Need to Know About Iceland's Pirate Party - TIME Avatar
TIME Fri, 28 Oct 2016 16:55:13 GMT
Iceland's Pirate Party is hoping to win the largest share of the vote in the country's Oct. 29 general election, not even four years after the fringe political group formed. Until this week the esoteric political party had led the polls in Iceland ...
Syrian rebels in Aleppo unleash car bombs, mortar attacks in new offensive - CNN Avatar
CNN Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:51:00 GMT
Istanbul, Turkey (CNN) Rebel fighters launched a new offensive in the Syrian city of Aleppo on Friday, unleashing a series of deadly car bombings and mortar attacks on government-held positions aimed at breaking the siege of rebel-controlled eastern ...
Jennifer Lopez to Star in NBC's 2017 Holiday Musical, Bye Bye Birdie - Playbill.com Avatar
Playbill.com Fri, 28 Oct 2016 16:18:10 GMT
NBC-TV has announced that its 2017 holiday live Broadway musical broadcast will be Bye Bye Birdie, and its star will be pop songstress Jennifer Lopez, according to a report in The Hollywood Reporter. She will sing the Charles Strouse/Lee Adams score, ...
Russia Voted Off UN Human Rights Council - Wall Street Journal Avatar
Wall Street Journal Fri, 28 Oct 2016 19:07:30 GMT
UNITED NATIONS—Russia was ousted from the United Nations Human Rights Council in a vote by the 193-member General Assembly Friday, signaling a backlash against its policies in Syria. Russia lost its bid for reelection to membership on the council by ...
NASA New Horizons Mission: Spacecraft Sent Final Pieces Of Pluto Data Before Heading Deeper Into Kuiper Belt - International Business Times Avatar
International Business Times Fri, 28 Oct 2016 18:34:02 GMT
In July 2015, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft completed a historic flyby of Pluto—a dwarf planet smaller in size than Earth's moon located more than 3.7 billion miles from the sun. Since then, the spacecraft has stored scientific data from the flyby in ...
Facebook tests Snapchat-style camera special effects with ephemeral sharing - TechCrunch Avatar
TechCrunch Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:21:57 GMT
Facebook is overhauling its in-app camera to embrace the next era of augmented reality visual communication pioneered by Snapchat. The new features include Snapchat-style animated selfie masks, overlaid graphics, and geofilters; Prisma-esque fine ...
Kid Cudi to Drake:
Complex Fri, 28 Oct 2016 18:01:23 GMT
The situation between Drake and Kid Cudi turnt up on Friday afternoon when Cudi responded to Drake directly on Twitter. "Say it to [my] face pussy. You think it's a game. I wanna see you say it to my face. I'll be out soon. Promise." The tweet is in ...
Exxon Warns on Reserves as it Posts Lower Profit - Wall Street Journal Avatar
Wall Street Journal Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:21:56 GMT
Exxon Mobil Corp., under investigation for how it values its oil and gas wells, on Friday said it may be forced to recognize that nearly one fifth of its reserves are no longer profitable to produce, a sign of the toll that low prices are taking on the ...
Migrants flood Paris after destruction of massive 'jungle' camp - Fox News Avatar
Fox News Fri, 28 Oct 2016 18:02:37 GMT
The destruction of a sprawling shanty town near the English Channel has caused the number of migrants in Paris to skyrocket this week, French officials say. "We have seen a big increase since the start of the week,” Colombe Brossel, Paris deputy mayor ...
Nations Agree To Establish World's Largest Marine Reserve In Antarctica - NPR Avatar
NPR Fri, 28 Oct 2016 11:47:47 GMT
After years of negotiations, nations have reached an agreement to establish the world's largest marine sanctuary in Antarctica's Ross Sea. Antarctica's Ice Sheets Are Melting Faster — And From Beneath ...
Politics|Chelsea Clinton's Frustrations and Devotion Shown in Hacked Emails - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Fri, 28 Oct 2016 01:23:55 GMT
From left, Bill Clinton, Chelsea Clinton and Ms. Clinton's husband, Marc Mezvinsky, at the second presidential debate on Oct. 9. Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York Times. Chelsea Clinton was alarmed. During a 2011 trip to London representing her ...