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Coming up craps: Atlantic City woman faked own kidnapping for ransom money, say cops

2 days ago   |   NY Daily News

This pathetic self-abduction attempt should be a crime of itself. An Atlantic City, N.J., woman was charged Wednesday with faking her own kidnapping for the ransom money...
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Canadian Consulate Suspends Travel for Hong Kong Staff

2 days ago   |   Time

The Canadian Consulate in Hong Kong said Friday it has suspended official travel for local staff, following the detention of a U.K. Consulate employee during a trip to mainland...
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FAA puts out a call for pilots to test changes in Boeing jet

2 days ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

Federal safety officials are recruiting pilots from airlines around the world to test changes that Boeing is making to the flight-control software on the grounded 737 Max jet...
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The 4 new Netflix original movies and TV shows it's releasing this weekend

The 4 new Netflix original movies and TV shows it's releasing this weekend

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Netflix's popular, but controversial, series "13 Reasons Why" returns on Friday with its third season. Netflix's release slate this weekend is otherwise light. It also includes...
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Uber is pulling its Jump bikes from Providence, Rhode Island, because of misuse and assaults linked to the e-bikes

Uber is pulling its Jump bikes from Providence, Rhode Island, because of misuse and assaults linked to the e-bikes

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Uber is temporarily pulling its Jump electric bikes off the road in Providence, Rhode Island. This decision comes after a number of reported assaults in August that have been...
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U.S. transport chief names aviation safety advisory panel

2 days ago   |   Reuters

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao on Thursday named 22 people to a new panel that will advise the department on aviation safety oversight and certification programs as...
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NYC inspectors only discovered an apartment was split into 9 illegal micro-units because a tenant happened to open the door when they arrived

NYC inspectors only discovered an apartment was split into 9 illegal micro-units because a tenant happened to open the door when they arrived

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

An apartment on Manhattan's Lower East Side came under fire last week after two condo owners were issued fines of more than $100,000 each after their single-occupancy units had...
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This $16 rechargeable lighter doesn't require a flame to light your candles, making it safer and more reliable

This $16 rechargeable lighter doesn't require a flame to light your candles, making it safer and more reliable

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Fed up with the waste and lack of reliability of fluid lighters and matches, I sought out a more sustainable and effective way to light my candles. I discovered...
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Inside India's Messy Electric Vehicle Revolution

3 days ago   |   NY Times

A million electric rickshaws sprang up out of nowhere and are now being used by 60 million people a day. The government and vehicle makers are struggling to catch up.
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ABC7 News Catch-Up: Ghost Ship jury recess, Search for SF gunman, Pilot explains crash

3 days ago   |   ABC

ABC7 NEWS CATCH-UP: Ghost Ship jury recess, search for SF Market Street gunman, pilot explains Halfmoon Bay crash What's happening in the Bay Area in 60 seconds.
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White House backtracks after Trump said he had 'second thoughts' about...

White House backtracks after Trump said he had 'second thoughts' about escalating the China trade war, saying he regrets 'not raising the tariffs higher'

Trump told reporters at a Sunday morning breakfast with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson in Biarritz, France, that he has 'second thoughts about everything,' including his... Read more ...

Larry Kudlow: U.S.-China trade talks continue, but no deal in sight

Larry Kudlow: U.S.-China trade talks continue, but no deal in sight

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Sunday U.S. trade negotiations with China were continuing despite the recent dust-up over tariffs, but could not promise a... Read more ...

Andrew Luck is retiring from the NFL at age 29 because he is 'mentally worn...

Andrew Luck is retiring from the NFL at age 29 because he is 'mentally worn down'

Andrew Luck is retiring from the NFL, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Schefter reports that Luck is "mentally worn down, and now checking out." Luck's season appeared to be... Read more ...

Sergey Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde results: Kovalev survives scare, stops...

Sergey Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde results: Kovalev survives scare, stops Yarde to retain WBO title

It wasn't easy but Sergey Kovalev took care of business against Anthony Yarde from Traktor Sport Palace in Chelyabinsk, Russia. Read more ...

New 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' poster debuts at Disney's D23 expo

New 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' poster debuts at Disney's D23 expo

Disney unveiled a poster for its upcoming "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" movie, which will be the final film in the latest space opera trilogy. The poster, revealed at... Read more ...

Emma Stone looks unrecognizable as the iconic Disney villain Cruella de Vil...

Emma Stone looks unrecognizable as the iconic Disney villain Cruella de Vil in her upcoming live-action movie

Disney debuted the first photo of Emma Stone as iconic villain Cruella de Vil at D23 Expo on Saturday at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Stone described... Read more ...

Trade And Economic Tensions Loom Over G7 Summit In France

Trade And Economic Tensions Loom Over G7 Summit In France

Just before leaving Washington, D.C., Friday, President Trump hiked tariffs on Chinese imports and threatened to force American companies to leave China. Read more ...

Burglars caught on camera stealing money from 4-year-old boy's piggy bank

Burglars caught on camera stealing money from 4-year-old boy's piggy bank

The little boy was saving money for a trip to Dave and Buster's, according to his family. Read more ...

Ewan McGregor is officially returning as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a 'Star Wars' show

Ewan McGregor is officially returning as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a 'Star Wars' show

Ewan McGregor will reprise his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a new, untitled series on Disney's upcoming streaming service, Disney Plus. McGregor surprised fans on stage Friday at... Read more ...

A 'High School Musical' show is coming to Disney's streaming service...

A 'High School Musical' show is coming to Disney's streaming service - here's the first trailer

A "High School Musical" series is coming to Disney's streaming service Disney Plus . "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" will follow East High's drama club as they... Read more ...