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Jamal Khashoggi Was My Co-Writer and My Friend. Here's the Last Thing He Told Me

48 minutes ago   |   Time

I last saw Jamal Khashoggi in early July, over breakfast at our favorite London restaurant, the Wolseley. He and I first met 39 years ago in Jidda, but we developed a close...
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How the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi Could Upend the Middle East

How the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi Could Upend the Middle East

48 minutes ago   |   Time

Before the world even learned his age, it could glean that the young man who runs Saudi Arabia takes extraordinary chances with violence. Mohammed Bin Salman, the prince now...
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Planet Formation? It's a Drag

52 minutes ago   |   Scientific American

The way worlds form from dust may also explain other phenomena throughout the universe-and right here on Earth
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Floyd Mayweather says he's fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov - and he called former opponent Conor McGregor his 'leftovers'

Floyd Mayweather says he's fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov - and he called former opponent Conor McGregor his 'leftovers'

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Floyd Mayweather has said he is fighting the UFC's newest star Khabib Nurmagomedov. The fight would be Mayweather's second against a mixed martial artist, having defeated Conor...
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Brexit Is a Threat to Ireland, the U.K., the Rest of Europe - and the U.S. Too

1 hour ago   |   Time

In the seventy-five years before 1945, Europe was devastated by three major land wars. The last and most destructive, the Second World War, resulted in the deaths of 63 million...
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How the West Coast's New Earthquake System ‘Shakealert' Will Warn You of the Next ‘Big One'

How the West Coast's New Earthquake System ‘Shakealert' Will Warn You of the Next ‘Big One'

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

Next time an earthquake rumbles somewhere on the West Coast, the United States Geological Survey will warn a few organizations and beta users of its long-delayed ShakeAlert...
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The New American Songbook

1 hour ago   |   Slate

What makes a song last? The history of popular music tells us that many masterpieces of songcraft-and even the most world-conquering smashes -are quickly forgotten. Meanwhile...
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Ian Kiernan, Australian Sailor Who Battled Pollution, Dies at 78

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Appalled by the trash he saw in the world's oceans, he began a cleanup campaign in Sydney that went global.
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Dollar stands tall, stocks fall after hawkish Fed minutes

2 hours ago   |   Reuters

The dollar rose to a one-week high on Thursday and stocks edged lower after signs that the Federal Reserve will keep raising interest rates through 2019 undermined a bounce in...
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Simona Halep Confirms Withdrawal from WTA Finals, Replaced by Kiki Bertens

3 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report   |   2 articles

World No.1 Simon Halep has confirmed that she will not take part in the 2018 WTA Finals in Singapore. The Romanian has been suffering with a back problem, and having been...
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Red Sox take 3-1 lead thanks to Benintendi catch and HR that wasn't

Red Sox take 3-1 lead thanks to Benintendi catch and HR that wasn't

HOUSTON - From this point forward, will Red Sox Nation hold a special place in its heart for Country Joe? It will if Alex Cora's guys keep stomping their way through October... Read more ...

Former USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny Arrested In Tennessee

Former USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny Arrested In Tennessee

A Texas grand jury indicted him for allegedly tampering with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Read more ...

Reports: White House Counsel Don McGahn returns to civilian life

Reports: White House Counsel Don McGahn returns to civilian life

Don McGahn is no longer White House counsel, according to reports. Read more ...

MLB postseason 2018: Three takeaways from Dodgers' NLCS Game 5 win over Brewers

MLB postseason 2018: Three takeaways from Dodgers' NLCS Game 5 win over Brewers

Clayton Kershaw was great again as the Dodgers moved to within one win of their second straight National League pennant. Read more ...

'Pull over NOW': Mom filmed whipping teen son with belt after he took her...

'Pull over NOW': Mom filmed whipping teen son with belt after he took her new BMW

The boy planned to sneak out with the car to see his girlfriend. But it appears he underestimated his mother's innate tracking ability. Read more ...

Spectacular catch leaves Red Sox one game away from World Series

Spectacular catch leaves Red Sox one game away from World Series

Andrew Benintendi made a diving catch with the bases loaded for the final out to clinch the win for the Red Sox. Read more ...

Top-ranked Simona Halep withdraws from WTA Finals

Top-ranked Simona Halep withdraws from WTA Finals

SINGAPORE - The Women's Tennis Association said Thursday that No. 1-ranked Simona Halep has withdrawn from the WTA Finals because of a lower back injury. Read more ...

Opening statements to begin in pizza shop crash

Opening statements to begin in pizza shop crash

Opening statements are set in the trial for a driver accused of killing two people in a pizza shop crash. Read more ...

Jimmy Butler Scores 23 In Wolves Loss To Spurs

Jimmy Butler Scores 23 In Wolves Loss To Spurs

SAN ANTONIO - DeMar DeRozan had 28 points in his San Antonio debut, LaMarcus Aldridge added 21 points and 19 rebounds and the Spurs overcame a 23-point performance by... Read more ...

Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around over smoke in cabin

Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around over smoke in cabin

Melania Trump's Philadelphia-bound plane was forced to return to Joint Base Andrews on Wednesday morning after a “mechanical issue” caused smoke to waft though the cabin... Read more ...