• Novelist and literary icon Philip Roth is dead at 85
Novelist and literary icon Philip Roth is dead at 85

Reportedly infuriated, Roth exacted revenge by caricaturing Bloom as a poisonous character in "I Married a Communist". Roth was frequently identified as being a writer interested in Jewish identity, as well as lust, the American Dream and male anxiety.

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  • Republicans want new special counsel to investigate Trump-Russia probe 'misconduct'
Republicans want new special counsel to investigate Trump-Russia probe 'misconduct'

The president is known for being unpredictable and it would be hard for his team to know what he might say during a sit-down. "That would be one of the biggest insults that anyone has ever seen", the president said during a White House sitdown with South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

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  • Zuckerberg Dismisses Facebook Monopoly Concerns
Zuckerberg Dismisses Facebook Monopoly Concerns

The format was very different from that of Mr Zuckerberg's testimony to USA lawmakers in April. While the U.S. politicians took turns to cross-examine the Facebook chief in a series of back-and-forth exchanges, the leaders of the European Parliament's various political groups each asked several questions apiece.

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  • Crowd remembers victims of Manchester attack during 1 year anniversary
Crowd remembers victims of Manchester attack during 1 year anniversary

In the wake of the tragedy, the "Break Free" singer organized a star-studded " One Love Manchester " benefit concert, which raised over $13 million for victims . The commemorations began in the afternoon when Prince William and Theresa May attended a remembrance service at Manchester Cathedral, and were joined by the families and friends of thos...

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  • Netflix, Ryan Reynolds, Michael Bay team up for Six Underground
Netflix, Ryan Reynolds, Michael Bay team up for Six Underground

It's the first Netflix project for both Reynolds and Bay, and it's a big one: Deadline reports that the film could cost $150 million. "But at the same time, I think it fits with the Deadpool tone". 'Forget everything you just saw! Which deleted scenes from the Deadpool 2 extended cut are you looking forward to the most? Deadpool 2 ...

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  • Congress' Parameshwara to be Karnataka Deputy CM
Congress' Parameshwara to be Karnataka Deputy CM

The Congress is spending over a million rupees per day to hold its flock together in a five-star hotel in Bengaluru but the party may find the going tough-and probably more expensive- within the next two months as the BJP prepares to roll out its "Plan B".

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  • Iran shrugs off U.S. threat of imposing
Iran shrugs off U.S. threat of imposing "toughest sanctions"

Any company doing business with Iran will be held "to account" through sanctions the USA plans to implement within months. Johnson said a "new jumbo Iran negotiation" would not be "very easy to achieve". He said Iran should simply "allow for this era of extremism to end". "We believe that without this agreement, we would take the risk that Ir...

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  • Gov. Greg Abbott Cancels Shotgun Giveaway After Santa Fe Shooting
Gov. Greg Abbott Cancels Shotgun Giveaway After Santa Fe Shooting

Suspect Dimitrios Pagourtzis , 17, was charged with capital murder and aggravated assault. Eight of the 10 people police say he fatally shot were students, and the other two were substitute teachers. "We have 50 million abortions", he told CNN on Sunday. My family is all in if we can do this at scale. "We have incredible, heinous violence as...

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  • Japanese and Macedonian climbers die at Mount Everest
Japanese and Macedonian climbers die at Mount Everest

Further details were not available. This was his sixth attempt to climb Everest, and first during the spring season. The Japanese climber was identified as 35-year-old Nobukazu Kuriki and the Macedonian as 63-year-old Gjeorgi Petkov. "Sherpas found his body inside the tent", Shrestha said. According to the report, more than 340 foreign climbers...

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  • As talks resume, China ends anti-dumping probe of U.S. sorghum
As talks resume, China ends anti-dumping probe of U.S. sorghum

China announced last month that it was slapping provisional anti-dumping duties on U.S. sorghum imports, ordering importers to pay Chinese customs a deposit amounting to 178.6 percent of the value of sorghum brought in. "The United States officials conveyed the president's clear goal for a fair trading relationship with China", the White House said...

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  • Liam, Olivia top NY state list of most popular baby names
Liam, Olivia top NY state list of most popular baby names

On Thursday the Social Security Administration released the top 100 baby names in IL in 2017. While numerous most popular names stayed the same, the state-by-state breakdown reveals some interesting trends. Number 2 through 10 includes Liam , Henry, Benjamin, William , Logan , Noah , Wyatt, James , and Samuel. The SSA first began compili...

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  • Meghan Markle's Catholic school celebrates royal wedding
Meghan Markle's Catholic school celebrates royal wedding

Samantha also said that her father had a heart attack after seeing the media's reaction to the staged pictures. She's way out of her league to tell me that I can't speak. Yet on Wednesday, Markle underwent heart surgery-reportedly to implant three stints-and Markle would be unable to attend for medical reasons, the site reported.

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  • Fracking: Government promises 'faster and fairer' planning decisions
Fracking: Government promises 'faster and fairer' planning decisions

The government said it will introduce measures to streamline and improve the regulatory process for shale gas planning applications so decisions are made more quickly. The industry welcomed the news. Cuadrilla Resources - which completed the first vertical shale gas exploration well in the United Kingdom for six years earlier this year and is...

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  • READ HERE: John Engler's letter to MSU community about Nassar victims' settlement
READ HERE: John Engler's letter to MSU community about Nassar victims' settlement

Michigan State is setting aside an additional $75 million in trust for victims who may come forward in the future. Michigan State has been accused of failing to properly investigate complaints about Nassar through the years to coaches, counselors, police and university-employed trainers, some of which allegedly dated back to the 1990s.

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  • James Ransone And Andy Bean Sign Up To Star In 'It' Sequel
James Ransone And Andy Bean Sign Up To Star In 'It' Sequel

The actor had this to say, alongside a photo of Jack Dylan Grazer's Eddie from the first IT. The It: Chapter 2 Losers' Club has new members as two actors join the cast, nearly completing the round-up of characters who will have to face the murderous Pennywise as grown-ups.

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  • Redstone family wins latest fight over control of CBS
Redstone family wins latest fight over control of CBS

The CBS board is scheduled to hold a special meeting Thursday afternoon and vote on a dividend that would dilute Redstone's voting stake. It dived, as 80 investors sold CBS Corporation shares while 278 reduced holdings. Despite the ruling, CBS said it would hold the meeting as planned. The court's decision comes after Bouchard briefly paused the ...

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  • Starbucks in hot water again over racial slur on cup
Starbucks in hot water again over racial slur on cup

Staff reportedly offered him a $50 gift card, which he refused as an "insulting" gesture. Pedro said he was hurt, felt bad, was insulted, and not just for him, but for everyone of Hispanic descent like him, even for African Americans. What can I tell you? A woman who said she knows Pedro posted an image of one of the drinks on Twitter. Pedro ...

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  • BMW Teases New Pure Electric Car
BMW Teases New Pure Electric Car

Company BMW has published the first image of its flagship electric model, scheduled to submit in 2021. Krüger told the shareholders: "Today, we wanted to give our shareholders an exclusive first glimpse". "The iNext is fully electric, fully connected, and enables safe, partially autonomous driving". So now you have the same vehicle that the Int...

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  • Today May 16 iShares Core Growth Allocation ETF (AOR) Increases 0.16%
Today May 16 iShares Core Growth Allocation ETF (AOR) Increases 0.16%

The score ranges from zero to six where a 0 would indicate no evidence of book cooking, and a 6 would indicate a high likelihood of something amiss. When dealing with the stock market, investors have to be constantly on their toes. Used as a coincident indicator, the CCI reading above +100 would reflect strong price action which may signal an upt...

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  • DIRECTV Now Adds DVR Service, But It May Cost You
DIRECTV Now Adds DVR Service, But It May Cost You

DirecTV Now officially released Tuesday the much-anticipated update to its streaming service for Apple TV users with 20 hours of cloud DVR capability and an expected re-designed of its look and feel. AT&T also is offering access for up to three simultaneous streams per account, up from two available in the initial version. The new experience...

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  • Capitals vs. Lightning: Game 4 Prediction
Capitals vs. Lightning: Game 4 Prediction

If they aren't moving the needle against Washington's best players, it's going to be the biggest reason why the Lightning don't rally back and claim the East. A Lightning victory guarantees a sixth game. This may be the unpopular opinion, and we can't even believe we are about to say this, but the NHL Department of Player Safety made the righ...

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  • Abaxis Inc. to be Acquired by Zeotis
Abaxis Inc. to be Acquired by Zeotis

Cubic pays an annual dividend of $0.27 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. The North Carolina-based Atria Invs Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.02% in Abaxis, Inc . The stock rating was maintained by Northcoast with "Buy" on Monday, January 29. The rating was upgraded by Raymond James to "Hold" on Tuesday, January 9.

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  • Bumble CEO indicted in scam to fix tuna prices
Bumble CEO indicted in scam to fix tuna prices

The scandal has already reeled in three more executives, who have all pleaded guilty to price fixing, two at Bumble Food and one at StarKist. Lischewski is the fourth person to be charged as a result of the ongoing federal antitrust investigation into the packaged seafood industry, which is being conducted by the Antitrust Division's San Franci...

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  • Passenger tries to rip plane door open after missing his flight
Passenger tries to rip plane door open after missing his flight

The massive security breach happened today after the man missed his flight and then tried to charge onto a plane waiting to take off. The alleged offender was then filmed trying to rip open the front door of the Jetstar aircraft before restrained by baggage handlers.

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  • Frontier to offer nonstop flight from Omaha to San Antonio
Frontier to offer nonstop flight from Omaha to San Antonio

In addition to San Antonio and Austin, Frontier flies from Cleveland to: Denver, Fort Myers, Las Vegas, Miami, Minneapolis, Orlando, Portland, Phoenix, Raleigh/Durham, Seattle, Tampa and Cancun, Mexico. Two daily flights between Newark and San Antonio start in October. The flights mark Air Canada's return to Sacramento International Airport after a...

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