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Internet hammers CEOs who used virtual reality to simulate being homeless

2 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The rich may be even more divorced from reality than we thought. During Vinnies CEO Sleepout in Sydney, Australia, a charity event designed to raise money for the homeless, corporate executives donned virtual reality headsets to simulate the experience of living on the streets. Our Sydney CEOs...

Convictions are rare for officers in police shootings

2 hours agoNews : USAToday: News

A jury again deadlocked in the case of a white Ohio officer involved in a fatal traffic stop shooting of a black motorist.        

Claudio Bravo fit again, says Chile coach

2 hours agoNews : USAToday: News

Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi says Claudio Bravo is fit again and could start in goal against Australia at the Confederations Cup on Sunday        

Ferrand elected to lead Macron's lawmakers in French parliament

PARIS (Reuters) - Former French minister Richard Ferrand, who has been fighting accusations of improper financial dealings during most of his few weeks in office, was elected on Saturday to lead President Emmanuel Macron's lawmakers in parliament

30 years after Edwards v. Aguillard: Here’s why creationism still lingers in America’s public schools

2 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

This month marks the 30th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Edwards v. Aguillard, a groundbreaking case that ruled it unconstitutional to require creationism to be taught in public schools. Though much has changed in 30 years, the broad questions raised by this case remain timely....

Voter Data Manipulated in 2016 Hacks: Report

2 hours agoNews : Trending Now

Rachel Maddow relays new details in what is being learned about the cyberattacks on the 2016 U.S. election and new reports that investigators are looking into whether stolen voter data made its way to the Donald Trump campaign.

UAE's Gargash says alternative to Qatar demands is 'not escalation but parting ways'

DUBAI (Reuters) - A senior United Arab Emirates (UAE) official said on Saturday that if Qatar did not accept an ultimatum issued by Arab states which imposed a boycott on the small Gulf Arab nation this month, "the alternative is not escalation but parting ways".

Show some patriotism, UK minister tells broadcasters over Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - A prominent Brexit campaigner and leading member of Britain's government has scolded a BBC presenter for showing a lack of patriotism when asked why the country was in such political turmoil.

Sectarian group claims Pakistan bombs; death toll rises to 50

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - A faction of Pakistan-based sectarian militants Lashkar-e-Jhangvi on Saturday claimed responsibility for twin bombs that hit a market in the northwestern town of Parachinar, killing at least 50 people ahead of the holiday marking the end of Ramadan.

Putin’s attack, our failure

3 hours agoNews : NY Daily News

A detailed new account of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election leaves no doubt on two fronts...

Important change may be coming for baby car seats in New York

3 hours agoNews : USAToday: News

This bill, if signed, would go into effect on Nov. 1, 2019, to give parents time to buy the correct safety seat.        

Camera found at Goodwill reveals forgotten photos of Mount St. Helens eruption

3 hours agoNews : USAToday: News

A camera found at a Goodwill store in Portland, Ore., revealed never-before seen images of Mount St. Helens eruption.        

Los Angeles is closer to hosting another Olympics, while few cities can stay in race

3 hours agoNews : USAToday: News

Group raises social concerns as Los Angeles bids for the right to host another Olympics.        

Gambia: The business of human trafficking

Mohammed Lamine Jammeh, also known as L-Boy, discusses this lucrative trade.

Study says breastfeeding could lower mom's risk of heart disease, stroke

3 hours agoNews : USAToday: News

The benefits of breastfeeding have been well documented for the baby, but a new study purports there may also be more benefits for the mother than originally believed.        

Norway-Russia relations to deteriorate following U.S. Marines' base extension: Russian embassy

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's decision to extend the presence of U.S. Marines on its soil will worsen relations with neighboring Russia and could escalate tensions on NATO's northern flank, the Russian embassy in Oslo told Reuters on Saturday.

A Foolish Take: How your credit score is calculated

3 hours agoNews : USAToday: News

Credit agencies look at five factors to determine your credit score.        

U.S. would like nuclear deal with India to go forward: official

3 hours agoNews : Trending Now

President Donald Trump's administration would like to see a Westinghouse nuclear reactor deal with India move forward, a senior White House official said on Friday ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meetings with Trump on Monday. Show More Summary

China's party paper trumpets U.N. rights resolution as combating West's monopoly

BEIJING (Reuters) - The West's monopoly on rights has been dealt a blow by the United Nations' decision to adopt a China-led resolution saying development promotes human rights, an editorial in the official paper of China's ruling Communist Party said on Saturday.

Kyrgyz President denies he's in talks to send troops to Syria: Interfax

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev has not conducted negotiations on sending peacekeeping troops to Syria during his visit to Moscow, Interfax news agency quoted Atambayev as saying on Saturday.

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