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US Stocks Rebound Strongly

[ad_1] Major U.S. stock indexes made strong gains in Thursday's trading after some upbeat profit reports by major companies. The Nasdaq composite posted its biggest daily gain since March, as Microsoft's upbeat earnings spurred a rebound in technology names and investors snapped up oversold shares. The Nasdaq added 209.94 points, or 2.95 percent, to 7,318.34, a day after it confirmed a correction and registered its biggest decline since 2011. The
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Merchant asks thieves to return and rob him later Video

[ad_1] Now Playing: Family fights off attack by mother bear in British Columbia Now Playing: Meghan and Harry's wedding outfits now on display Now Playing: Migrant caravan hits close to home Now Playing: Merchant asks thieves to return and rob him later Now Playing: Ethiopia appoints 1st woman president, after approving gender-balanced Cabinet Now Playing: Dia De Los Muertos Now Playing: Migrants' journey continues Now Playing: Saudi Arabia calls journalist's
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US General Recovering in Washington after Kandahar Attack

[ad_1] PENTAGON —  The general wounded in last week's deadly attack in Kandahar is recovering in Washington, with an Australian general now in command of NATO's advisory mission in the war-torn country's south. Army Brigadier General Jeffrey Smiley "is now at Walter Reed Military Medical Center," U.S. Navy Commander Grant Neely, a spokesman for U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan, confirmed to VOA. "[Australian Army] Brigadier General John Shanahan arrived
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GLAAD’s ‘Where We Are On TV’ Survey Finds Queer Characters At A Record High

[ad_1] Category: Entertainment,TV LOS ANGELES (AP) — A record-high percentage of LGBTQ characters are part of the new TV season’s prime-time network series, according to the media advocacy group GLAAD. The annual study by media advocacy group GLAAD out Thursday also found an increase in the characters’ ethnic diversity, with slightly more LGBTQ people of color than white for the first time. While the percentage of regularly seen LGBTQ characters
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Suspect in 2015 quadruple murder in Washington, DC mansion convicted of 20 counts, including murder, kidnapping

[ad_1] The man accused in the 2015 quadruple murder of three family members and their housekeeper inside a Washington, D.C., mansion that was later set on fire has been found guilty. Amy, Savvas and Philip Savopoulos, and their housekeeper, Veralicia Figuero, were brutally killed in May 2015 in the family's multi-million dollar home in an elite neighborhood in the nation's capitol. Darren Wint was convicted of charges of murder, kidnapping,
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President Trump blames media for ‘anger’ despite bombs mailed to CNN and high-profile Democrats

[ad_1] “A very big part of the Anger we see today in our society is caused by the purposely false and inaccurate reporting of the Mainstream Media that I refer to as Fake News,” Trump tweeted in the early morning hours, as it was announced that, in addition to explosives sent to the offices of two Democratic congresswomen and the homes of former Presidents Clinton and Obama, authorities had intercepted
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Avenatti Denies ‘White Male’ Nominee Comments

[ad_1] © Getty Images/Ethan MillerAfter reportedly telling TIME magazine that the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential candidate “better be a while male,” Michael Avenatti issued a series of defenses for his comments via Twitter. The prominent lawyer denied making any such remarks, calling them “bullsh**t.”In an interview with TIME published on Thursday, Avenatti discussed the next Democratic presidential candidate. Avenatti himself has toyed with the idea of running, and has not
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UN Rights Expert Urges Protection of Transgender People

[ad_1] The U.N. human rights expert on preventing violence and discrimination against people based on their sexual orientation and gender identity is urging countries to amend laws and policies to protect and include those from this part of society. "These persons are suffering levels of violence and discrimination that are offensive to human conscience," U.N. Special Rapporteur Victor Madrigal-Borloz told reporters Thursday. During the presentation of his report to the
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Gerard Butler Stalks Around a Submarine in Passable Thriller

[ad_1] You know those DVDs that sit in a giant Walmart bin, where, if you’re so inclined, you can spend half an hour sifting for a $2 treasure? The kinds of movies usually dumped unceremoniously into theaters in January, and maybe if you’re going stir crazy you take a chance and find yourself happily surprised? “Hunter Killer” is one of those. It’s not going to win any Oscars, or give
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2 dead at Yosemite National Park after apparent fall: Official

[ad_1] A man and a woman were found dead after apparently falling from Taft Point in Yosemite National Park, the park said in a statement Thursday. Park rangers were recovering the bodies of the victims. Their identities were not released, but the park said they were visitors. It was not immediately clear when the fall took place, said park ranger Jamie Richards. This is a developing story. Please check back
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See All the Rooms at This Year’s Holiday House

[ad_1] Gabriela Grisoro was faced with the daunting task of crafting the house’s first impression in the entry foyer, which already had a strong graphic vibe thanks to a patterned floor. So, the designer elected to riff on the theme of blending modern and traditional, pairing antique prints with contemporary furniture, accents, and ceramics. “The idea is playing between the idea of what’s new and what’s found,” she tells AD
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5 Questions With XUMO’s SVP of Product Chris Hall

[ad_1] When it comes to TV viewing habits, cord-cutting is only going to continue, says Chris Hall, senior vice president of product at XUMO, a live television and video-on-demand service. In his role, Hall leads the product strategy and development of XUMO’s core streaming media technologies. The services are integrated into a suite of connected devices (such as smart TVs and set-top-boxes) and free-to-download, consumer-facing applications (for platforms including Android,
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UN Chief Decries Failure to Bring Women into Peacemaking

[ad_1] UNITED NATIONS —  Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is decrying the failure to bring women into peacemaking, pointing to grim statistics that between 1990 and 2017, women constituted only 8 percent of negotiators and 5 percent of witnesses and signatories to major peace processes. He told the U.N. Security Council on Thursday that at the heart of these statistics is the continuing inequality between men and women. FILE - Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka,
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Facebook fined £500k in the UK for Cambridge Analytica scandal

[ad_1] The UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has upheld its £500,000 ($645,000) fine for Facebook for the social network's involvement in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. ICO's investigations found that between 2007 and 2014, Facebook processed the personal information of users unfairly by allowing application developers access to their data "without sufficiently clear and informed consent". It also found that Facebook failed to make suitable checks on the apps and developers
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Meghan Markle Suffers Unfortunate Wardrobe Malfunction With Visible Tag in Tonga

[ad_1] Tag — you're it! Meghan Markle has been caught with the manufacturer's label hanging off her dress. It happened as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrived on the remote South Pacific island of Tonga. The tag could be seen dangling from the edge of Meghan's red dress.So is she planning to return it? Inside Edition found the garment online for $513. The brand, Self-Portrait, only allows returns if the tag
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Trump briefed by CIA director on Khashoggi as Saudis say murder was premeditated

[ad_1] President Trump has been briefed by CIA Director Gina Haspel on the latest in the U.S. investigation into how Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. The CIA had no comment on a Washington Post report that Haspel had listened to audio purportedly capturing Khashoggi's killing. The president's briefing comes as the pressure increases on Saudi Arabia to reveal what happened after
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Google Retreats from Berlin Plan Opposed by Local Groups

[ad_1] Category: Europe,World “There is a lot of potential for solving societal challenges,” said Ramona Pop of the Greens, the city senator responsible for the economy, in a statement praising Google’s announcement.Mr. Koppitsch’s record store, across the street from the Google site, is typical of the old Kreuzberg, an informal community center where people come to chat and browse through the 10,000 discs.“I think it’s a very positive turn of
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UK data watchdog slams Facebook with maximum fine for violating data laws

[ad_1] Britain's data and information watchdog has fined Facebook more than $644,000 for serious breaches of data protection laws. Interested in Facebook? Add Facebook as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Facebook news, video, and analysis from ABC News. "Facebook failed to sufficiently protect the privacy of its users before, during and after the unlawful processing of this data," Elizabeth Dunham, the UK's information commissioner, said
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Steve Mosko Named CEO of Village Roadshow Entertainment

[ad_1] Former Sony Pictures TV Chairman Steve Mosko has been named the chief executive officer of Village Roadshow Entertainment Group (VREG), the company announced Thursday. VREG is continuing its development and production of content with a bigger focus on television and streaming to complement the development and co-financing of movies. Village Roadshow Pictures Entertainment chairman and CEO Bruce Berman will remain in his position and will now report to Mosko.
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Alexander Skarsgard Joins Cast of Monster Movie

[ad_1] Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Alexander Skarsgård will join Legendary’s upcoming “Godzilla vs Kong” film alongside previously announced cast Julian Dennison, Brian Tyree Henry and Demian Bichir. “Godzilla vs. Kong” is the fourth installment of the Legendary and Warner Bros. cinematic universe and is set to be released on May 22, 2020. “Godzilla” brought in $529 million globally after it was released in 2014. “Kong: Skull Island” was
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Ties Long Strained Between Trump, Democrats Targeted With Mail Bombs

[ad_1] U.S. President Donald Trump for months has aimed sharp political attacks at the eight Democrats and news network CNN who were mailed suspected explosives this week, all of whom have been among his fiercest critics. Trump defeated former secretary of state Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. But as he campaigns for Republican candidates in next month's nationwide congressional elections, he still demonizes her as corrupt. "I mean,
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Lionsgate Signs ‘Power’ Creator to New Deal That May Include Spinoffs

[ad_1] Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for STARZ “Power” creator Courtney Kemp has signed a sprawling new deal with Lionsgate that may include spinoffs of the Starz drama. The exclusive overall deal, which Starz-owned Lionsgate is describing as “one of a kind,” Kemp will develop and produce a variety of new content across multiple platforms through her End of Episode banner, which encompasses several commitments from Starz, including potential projects inspired
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NBC Cancels Megyn Kelly Today After Blackface Controversy, Sources Say

[ad_1] Megyn Kelly’s 9 a.m. Today show hour has been canceled, multiple sources confirm to PEOPLE.The news comes just 48 hours after she received immense backlash for her controversial remarks about blackface earlier this week.“They’re contacting the staff and reassigning everyone today. Everyone’s being told that they still have a home here, but it won’t be on Megyn’s show,” one source says. “They haven’t made an official announcement about the show, but everyone
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White man kills 2 black customers at grocery store

[ad_1] JEFFERSONTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A white man with a history of violence fatally shot two African-American customers at a Kroger grocery store and was swiftly arrested as he tried to flee, authorities said Thursday.The Courier Journal of Louisville reported that the suspect made a racial comment to a man he encountered on his way out.The FBI announced that it "is evaluating the evidence to determine if there were any
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An American hunter provokes online outrage with photos of a goat hunt in Scotland

[ad_1] Scottish government officials will be reviewing the nation's hunting laws after a social media post of a self-styled American “huntress” posing with a wild goat she had shot and killed went viral. Television host Larysa Switlyk, a “professional huntress and angler” according to her Twitter bio, was widely criticized online after posting about her “fun hunt” on Isley, an island off the coast of Scotland. “Beautiful wild goat here
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Trump to unveil a new ‘American patients first’ strategy; accuses drug manufacturers of charging more in US

[ad_1] President Donald Trump was expected Thursday to unveil a new "American patients first" strategy that accuses drug manufacturers of charging more in the United States than other countries with similar economic advantages. The push comes less than two weeks ahead of the midterm elections in which Democrats are eyeing an opportunity to flip the House and several governor seats. STOCK PHOTO/Getty ImagesPolls show, voters are worries about healthcare costs.
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Dakota Johnson Brings Grandmother Tippi Hedren To ‘Suspiria’ Premiere

[ad_1] Category: Entertainment,Movies Steve Granitz via Getty Images Tippi Hedren and Dakota Johnson arrive at the Los Angeles "Suspiria" premiere.  Dakota Johnson made her “Suspiria” premiere a family affair!The “Fifty Shades of Grey” star brought grandmother and screen legend Tippi Hedren as her date to the Los Angeles premiere of her new horror movie on Wednesday night at ArcLight Cinerama Dome. Johnson, 29, and Hedren, 88, held each other close as they
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Jamila Hunter Leaves ABC for Kenya Barris’s Khalabo Ink Society

[ad_1] ABC comedy executive Jamila Hunter has stepped down from her position to join Kenya Barris’s Khalabo Ink Society production company, TheWrap has learned. Hunter will serve as president of television at the company, which currently has a number of projects in development in addition to “Black-ish” at ABC and its spinoff “Grown-ish” at Freeform. Her exit from ABC comes a few months after Barris negotiated his exit from his
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Suspect In Fatal Kroger Shooting Said ‘Whites Don’t Kill Whites’

[ad_1] The son of a man who confronted a gunman at a Kroger grocery store in Louisville, Kentucky, said the assailant told his father that “whites don’t shoot whites.”Two people were killed Wednesday afternoon after 51-year-old Gregory Alan Bush allegedly opened fire in the supermarket. Jeffersontown Police Chief Sam Rogers said at a news conference that Bush fired multiple shots at a man inside the store, then walked out and fired
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Pentagon Mulling Request for Troops at Southern Border to Stem Migrant Flow

[ad_1] PENTAGON —  The Pentagon is considering sending hundreds of troops to the southern border after President Donald Trump reiterated Thursday the military would be used to prevent a caravan of Central American migrants from entering the United States. A U.S. official confirmed to VOA the Pentagon has received a request from the Department of Homeland Security for troops to assist border patrol agents. The official, speaking on condition of
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Mark Burnett Won’t Face Charges From Tom Arnold Scuffle

[ad_1] Television producer Mark Burnett won’t face charges stemming from a reported scuffle with Tom Arnold in September, a spokesman for the Los Angeles city attorney’s office. The spokesman for the office said that the city attorney declined to file charges in the matter Wednesday, due to insufficient evidence. A spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department told TheWrap in September that Arnold had filed battery charges against Burnett a
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On the Market in the New York Region

[ad_1] Category: Finance,Real Estate Ossining Five-Bedroom Victorian • $965,000 • WESTCHESTER • 36 South Highland Avenue A five-bedroom, five-full-and-two-half-bath house built in 1872. The 5,800-square-foot home is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places as Highland Cottage or Squire House, and was renovated beginning in 1998, with six gas fireplaces, a bedroom suite with sitting area and library, a 2,000-square-foot one-bedroom apartment and an additional 1,200 square feet in
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Bombs Seized in US are Similar, Law Enforcers Say

[ad_1] U.S. law enforcement authorities say the pipe bombs that were mailed to several high-profile Democrats, including former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, are crudely built devices that are similar in appearance. The devices were placed inside manila envelopes lined with bubble wrap, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. Computer-printed address labels were on the packages as were six first-class stamps, the law enforcement agency
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Trump doubles down on blaming media as suspicious packages continue to surface

[ad_1] An investigation is underway after explosive devices were reportedly sent to the Clintons, the Obamas, and a host of other liberal and media figures. (Pictured) A package containing a "live explosive device" according to police, received at the Time Warner Center which houses the CNN New York bureau is shown in this handout picture provided on Oct. 24. Police tape cordons off a post office in Wilmington, Del., Oct. 25.
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NBA player among those honoring slain University of Utah track and field athlete

[ad_1] The shocking murder of University of Utah track and field athlete Lauren McCluskey has prompted an outpouring of support beyond the school's Salt Lake City campus. Utah Jazz player Donovan Mitchell honored McCluskey -- who was killed on campus Monday night -- by writing her name on his sneakers for Wednesday's game. "This one really hit home to me," Mitchell told NBA TV. "I have a little sister, you
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U.S. military receives request for troops to protect border

[ad_1] By Phil Stewart and Makini BriceWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military has received a request from the Department of Homeland Security for active-duty troops on the U.S.-Mexico border, a U.S. official said on Thursday, after President Donald Trump said he was "bringing out the military" to guard against a caravan of Central American migrants trekking through Mexico.The U.S. official, speaking to Reuters on condition of anonymity, said the U.S.
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CBS All Access Beams Up ‘Star Trek’ Animated Series ‘Lower Decks’ for 2 Seasons

[ad_1] CBS All Access is boldly going into animation for its next “Star Trek” series, handing out a two-season order to “Star Trek: Lower Decks,” a half-hour cartoon from “Rick & Morty” head writer Mike McMahan. The series will focus on the support crew serving on one of Starfleet’s least important ships and will be the first production by CBS Eye Animation Productions, CBS Television Studios’ new animation arm. Alex