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Honoring of antisemites a ‘problem,’ says Israel’s ambassador to Ukraine

In a rare public statement on the honoring of antisemites in Ukraine, Israel’s ambassador to that country called the phenomenon a “problem” that is “not in line” with Israel’s interests. Eliav Belotzercovsky said this Friday during a conference of the Limmud FSU group in the southern city of Odessa

JERUSALEM POST - 2017-10-21 04:22:00

Homeless Puerto Rican teen spends birthday helping hurricane victims

The teenager has been living on his own for three years A group of US volunteers worked with him to make care packages for others

CNN - 2017-10-21 01:15:24

UPDATE 1-Grupo Mexico profit more than doubles on metals, acquisition

(Adds background and report numbers) MEXICO CITY, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Mexican mining and infrastructure company Grupo Mexico said on Friday that its net profit more than doubled in the third quarter, as metals prices rose and it included a new acquisition. The company said net profit was $488 milli

REUTERS - 2017-10-21 01:06:47

Google's internet balloons now bringing service to remote areas of Puerto Rico

MENLO PARK, Calif. - Google's parent Alphabet Inc. said Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Two of the search giant's "Project Loon" balloons are already over the country e

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-21 00:40:01

Puerto Rico's Medical System is in Critical Condition

One month after Hurricane Maria damaged hospitals are still running on backup generators and remote areas are seeing barely any care at all. Meet the remarkable people who are making a positive impact on our communities and making the world a little bit better.

NBC NEWS - 2017-10-21 00:39:31
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Politics News

Photos of the Week: Senate Grills Sessions and Adopts Budget

The week of Oct. 16 as captured by Roll Call's photographers Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., takes a selfie on Tuesday outside of Dirksen Building along Constitution Avenue NE. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) The Senate was the only congressional chamber in session this week as the House recessed f

ROLL CALL ONLINE - 2017-10-20 17:01:30

Wilson Says Kelly Lied, Used 'Racist Term' in His Emotional Briefing

The Florida lawmaker who criticized President Donald Trump's condolence call to a fallen soldier's wife hit back at White House Chief of Staff John Kelly on Friday, claiming that his emotional comments a day earlier featured a "lie" and a "racist" insult directed at her. "I feel sorry for General

NBC NEWS - 2017-10-20 16:51:00

Cummings: Trump aides admitted to lawyers they used private email

Rep. Elijah Cummings said the lawyers repeatedly refused to name the officials and now he's asking Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) to issue subpoenas for the information. | Alex Brandon/AP A top House Democrat says White House lawyers acknowledged this week that "several" Trump administration official

POLITICO - 2017-10-20 16:16:38

Trump's week: Important signals masked by huge amounts of noise

The Trump presidency often plays out as a drama on two levels - a high-decibel reality show coupled with a stumbling, but persistent, effort to achieve conservative policy goals. This week vividly illustrated both. President Trump fell into a quarrel with the family of a slain soldier, a public spat

LA TIMES - 2017-10-20 16:00:00

Who Trump actually hurts by stopping payments to insurance companies, explained with a cartoon

President Trump claims that because Congress has failed to repeal Obamacare, he's going to "piece by piece" give America the health care it deserves. So he issued an executive order that would stop key Obamacare payments to insurers, in an effort to stop "bailing out [insurance companies] who have m

VOX - 2017-10-20 15:20:02
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Business News

U.S. tax plan hopes lift stocks, dollar strengthens

NEW YORK (Reuters) - World stocks advanced, bond yields rose and the U.S. dollar strengthened on Friday on increased hopes President Donald Trump could make progress on his fiscal plans after the U.S. Senate approved a budget blueprint that paves the way for tax cuts. U.S. Republican Senator Rand P

REUTERS - 2017-10-21 01:27:32

Recent hurricanes take toll on quarterly earnings

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - After raging over the southern United States and Puerto Rico, remnants of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria are now dampening U.S. corporate profits. While the deadly storms in August and September slammed insurers who are now on the hook for billions of dollars in damaged

REUTERS - 2017-10-21 01:25:22

Better Buy: NVIDIA Corporation vs. Texas Instruments

It's true that both Texas Instruments(NASDAQ: TXN) and NVIDIA(NASDAQ: NVDA) work in the semiconductor industry. The two companies design computer chips, and each is a household name in its chosen focus markets. The similarities stop right there. NVIDIA has very little in common with TI, and investor

CNBC - 2017-10-21 00:46:00

Washington ‎Business‏ Journal Lists Acumen Companies the Regions Fastest Growing Company of 2017

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Acumen Companies is proud to announce that it has been recognized by the Washington Business Journal as one of the 50 Fastest Growing Companies in the Washington, DC area. This honor is being awarded as a result of Acumen Companies sustained revenue growth o

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-10-21 00:45:00

Grupo Rotoplas acquires a majority stake in the leading water storage tanks e-commerce platform in the United States of America

MEXICO CITY, Oct. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Rotoplas S.A.B. de C.V. (AGUA.MX) ("Rotoplas" or "the Company"), the leading provider of individual and integrated water solutions in the Americas, announces the acquisition of a majority stake in the leading water storage tanks e-commerce platform in

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-10-21 00:40:00
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Technology News

Apple gets sued over Animoji trademark

Apple's Animoji were a key part of the company's iPhone X announcement last month -- and are also key to a trademark lawsuit filed against the company this week. Japanese company Emonster filed a suit claiming it had already invented the term "Animoji" back in 2014 and registered it with the U.S. Pa

CNET - 2017-10-21 07:00:00

Want to score an iPhone X? Here are the best preorder tips

Sarah Tew/CNET It's widely expected that the iPhone X will be in very, very limited supply when Apple begins taking preorders on Oct. 27. In order to have one in your hands on launch day, well, it's going to take a bit of luck and a lot of planning ahead.1. Set an alarm (or three) Screenshot by Ja

CNET - 2017-10-21 07:00:00

Apple invites Upgrade Program members to 'get a head start on your upgrade to iPhone X'

We're fully expecting the iPhone X pre-order and launch period to be chaotic, and Apple wants its iPhone Upgrade Program members to have the smoothest experience possible. For that reason, Apple is pushing IUP members to 'get a head start on your upgrade to iPhone X' starting Monday, October 23, ahe

9TO5MAC - 2017-10-21 02:16:27

The Apple Store doesn't actually sell many iPhones

Much is made of Apple's retail arm. The company described it as its "biggest product" during the recent iPhone X launch, and it's initiated a revamp of its stores to turn them into cult-like "plazas" where fans gather to worship the latest technology. But according to a new survey of US consumers, t

BGR - 2017-10-21 01:32:34

Senators want to know if Apple fought back on China's VPN ban

Apple CEO Tim Cook wasn't pleased about pulling VPN software from the company's App Store in China, but this July, it happened anyway. As a result, many users who once counted on such software to dodge the country's Great Firewall were left to their own devices (and we've explored the situation at l

ENGADGET - 2017-10-21 00:54:00
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Entertainment News

Stream Niall Horan's Debut Album 'Flicker'

First Zayn Malik, then Harry Styles. Now Niall Horan has his own solo album. The former One Direction singer finally dropped Flicker, his debut LP which includes the singles "This Town," "Slow Hands" and the new release, "Too Much To Ask." Flicker is the result of a year-and-a-half-long writing an

BILLBOARD - 2017-10-20 23:59:59

Mariah Carey Surprises Twitter with Reveal of New Christmas Song 'The Star'

Mariah Carey added to is adding to her beloved catalog of Christmas tunes with a new track on The Star film soundtrack. Carey tweeted early Friday (Oct. 20) morning, "Surprise! My new Christmas song THE STAR is out now! #TheStarMovie." The song is available for download via iTunes now, while pre-ord

BILLBOARD - 2017-10-20 17:30:34

Kim & Kanye Thief Trashes Kardashian Staff Car ... Gets Almost NOTHING

AKim Kardashian and Kanye West's staffer was hit by a crook who ransacked 3 vehicles at the end of their driveway and made a getaway ... but not before surveillance cameras captured the alleged perp. According to law enforcement sources ... the theft went down around 4 AM PT Friday at their Bel Air

TMZ.COM - 2017-10-20 16:25:00

Granite Mountain Hotshots: 5 Things About The Real-Life 'Only The Brave' Heroes

The powerful 'Only The Brave' is based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, and HollywoodLife.com has everything you need to know about the heroic firefighters. 1.) 'Only The Brave' tells the story of the real-life firefighters from the Prescott Fire Department in Prescott, Arizona. T

HOLLYWOOD LIFE - 2017-10-20 14:49:52

Ed Sheeran Took a Year Off Because of Substance Abuse

Ed Sheeran will reveal his battle with substance abuse in Saturday's episode of The Jonathan Ross Show. According to People, Sheeran says the real reason he took a year off from music was to distance himself from an environment that triggered the abuse. "I think you need to, when you get into the in

VULTURE - 2017-10-20 13:54:36
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Sports News

Mitchell Marsh chooses County stint with Surrey over 2018 IPL

Australian cricketer Mitchell Marsh has opted to sacrifice a possible lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) contract by signing with Surrey in order to feature across all three formats during the 2018 County season. The all-rounder, who turns 26 today, has effectively ruled himself out of the reckon

SPORTSKEEDA.COM - 2017-10-21 04:42:00

James and Korver heat up from 3, Cavs beat Bucks 116-97

MILWAUKEE -- LeBron James had 24 points and eight assists, and Kyle Korver hit three straight 3s in a decisive third-quarter run to help the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Milwaukee Bucks 116-97 on Friday night. Kevin Love added 17 points and 12 rebounds for the Cavs. Their 15-5 spurt over the final 4

ESPN - 2017-10-21 04:39:00

We'll take inspiration from Olympic final win: Brazil goalie

Kolkata, Oct 20 (PTI) Brazil U-17 World Cup goalkeeper Gabriel Brazao today said his side would take inspiration form his country's gold medal winning feat in Rio Olympics rather than thinking about the 1-7 thrashing by Germany in the 2014 World Cup. Brazil and Germany will lock horns in the FIFA U

SPORTSKEEDA.COM - 2017-10-21 04:14:00

Derrick Rose ruled out for Saturday's game with injury

(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes) Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Derrick Rose suffered a sprained ankle during the early portion of the fourth quarter of Friday night's game against the Milwaukee Bucks. Head coach Ty Lue said after the game that Rose would likely be sidelined for Saturday night's game a

FANRAGSPORTS.COM - 2017-10-21 02:01:16

Why Jeremy Lin's injury leaves Nets with a financial headache

Even as coach Kenny Atkinson tried to console Jeremy Lin - who had season-ending knee surgery Friday - it was the injured point guard that consoled his coach, pointing out that this season's retooled Nets are far better equipped for life without Lin than last year's shorthanded bunch. Now they'll ge

NEW YORK POST - 2017-10-21 01:53:24
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Health News

GA lawmaker: Can HIV patients be quarantined?

At a committee meeting on Tuesday to address "Barriers to Access Adequate Healthcare," Georgia state representative Betty Price asked about the legality of quarantining HIV patients, to stop the spread of the virus that causes AIDS. "What are we legally able to do?" Price asked Dr. Pascale Wortley,

MSN.COM - 2017-10-21 01:26:01

The Most Common Financial Mistakes To Avoid

Whether you're living paycheck to paycheck or managing a healthy nest egg, there are certain classic money blunders you'll want to avoid. Between hidden fees, budgeting mishaps and poor communication around finances, it's almost too easy to throw money away. We've compiled nine helpful reads that ou

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2017-10-21 00:46:26

Alex and Me: On This Day I Became a Mom

This was how motherhood began for me 26 years ago, today. It was the first time seeing my son after he was born and swept away from me for surgeries and care at a neonatal unit affiliated with the hospital where he came into the world. It would be 30 days until I was allowed to hold him. He would sp

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2017-10-21 00:00:46

What Does Your Medical Record Say About You?

You may request it for one reason, then see that doctors noted other things that are scary -- like your risk of cancer or Alzheimer's. Or they might make comments that you may find personal and insulting. Multiple vague complaints. Noncompliant. Morbidly obese. And if you make a comment that a docto

WEBMD - 2017-10-20 23:59:59

Doctors Fear A Potentially Deadly Disease Outbreak In Puerto Rico

CAROLINA, Puerto Rico Christian Romero sat in near darkness in the stairwell of his apartment building. The glare from his phone illuminated his face, as he swiped through photos of his late brother Romsy. "I feel like a part of me is missing," Romero, 28, told HuffPost. He spoke calmly, but his eye

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2017-10-20 21:48:53
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