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Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu cancels UN trip as reelection bid flounders

11 seconds ago   |   NY Daily News

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu nixed next week's plan to address the UN General Assembly as his decade-long rule appears to be in jeopardy. “Due to political...
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Obama says tech can help solve climate change but ultimately it's a 'moral decision'

12 seconds ago   |   CNBC

President Barack Obama spoke at an event in San Francisco on Wednesday hosted by software company Splunk and addressed how tech can help solve problems.
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Pallister promises plastic bag ban, liquor delivery and more in second term

6 minutes ago   |   National Post

WINNIPEG - Manitoba may become the next province to ban single-use plastic bags to help the environment, following Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador.
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Referee suspended after wrestler forced to cut locks or forfeit match

8 minutes ago   |   ABC

The referee who forced a high school wrestler to cut his hair or forfeit the match has been suspended for the next two seasons, according to the results of an investigation by...
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Stephen A. Smith: Kevin Durant 'Was Not Feeling Steve Kerr, at All' on Warriors

10 minutes ago   |   Bleacher Report

Stephen A. Smith shed more light on the apparent dynamic between Kevin Durant and Steve Kerr, painting the picture of a somewhat fraught relationship...
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I Watched All 16 New Network Shows. Here's Why You Shouldn't

18 minutes ago   |   Time

Something unusual happened at this summer's Television Critics Association press tour, an event where networks hype their upcoming slates to the media. During Fox's...
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Ref who told wrestler to cut dreadlocks gets 2-season ban

24 minutes ago   |   Review Journal

Buena Regional student Andrew Johnson, who is black, had been wearing a hair covering.
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Action delayed on sign development waivers at Allegiant Stadium

24 minutes ago   |   Review Journal

The Raiders are seeking waivers from Clark County's sign codes for Allegiant Stadium and while staff supports the waivers, action was delayed Wednesday until Oct. 16.
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Beyond Meat slides the most in a month after Tim Hortons pulls its breakfast sandwiches out of stores

Beyond Meat slides the most in a month after Tim Hortons pulls its breakfast sandwiches out of stores

30 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Tim Hortons confirmed Wednesday that it would discontinue Beyond Meat breakfast sandwiches in all Canadian provinces except British Columbia and Ontario. Shares of Beyond Meat...
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How Google pulled the plug on a Pixel smartwatch and let Apple steal the market

How Google pulled the plug on a Pixel smartwatch and let Apple steal the market

30 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

In October 2016, at the company's inaugural "Made by Google" product launch event, Google was supposed to launch its first-ever proprietary smartwatch . Those plans changed...
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Merriam-Webster adds 530 new words from ‘deep state' to ‘dad joke'

Merriam-Webster adds 530 new words from ‘deep state' to ‘dad joke'

The dictionary's editors announced that they have added more than 530 words to its pages in September, as well as 4,000 definitions, etymology and pronunciation revisions. Read more ...

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

States have responded to severe respiratory problems linked to vaping, implementing bans on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. Read more ...

President Trump reveals new national security adviser choice

President Trump reveals new national security adviser choice

President Donald Trump announced his new national security adviser choice Wednesday morning. Read more ...

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

California officials and environmental groups have pledged a legal counter amid the president's announcement. Read more ...

Trump names U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser

Trump names U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser

President Donald Trump announced plans to name U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien to replace John Bolton as his national security adviser. “I am pleased to announce that I... Read more ...

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

State lawmaker charged after investigators search his home in Lebanon County, Pa. Read more ...

Nick Carter confirms restraining order against younger brother, Aaron Carter

Nick Carter confirms restraining order against younger brother, Aaron Carter

According to Nick Carter, Aaron Carter "harbors thoughts and intentions of killing wife and unborn child." Read more ...

Police: Teen hit by car while walking little sister to bus stop in possible...

Police: Teen hit by car while walking little sister to bus stop in possible road rage incident

A 13-year-old boy was hit by a car during a possible road rage incident while walking his younger sister to the bus stop, according to police in South Carolina. Read more ...

Isaiah Thomas injury update: Wizards guard has thumb surgery, out 6-8 weeks

Isaiah Thomas injury update: Wizards guard has thumb surgery, out 6-8 weeks

The thumb injury, suffered Monday, is the latest setback for Thomas, who has been bothered by hip issues for the past several seasons. Read more ...

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After 3rd Man ODs

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After 3rd Man ODs

For more than two years, activists say, Buck has avoided being charged with a crime because he is white, wealthy and politically connected. (Image credit: Ann Johansson/Corbis... Read more ...