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Why Isn't Somalia's '9/11' Drawing As Much Global Attention?

Somalians are calling the twin truck bombing -one of the world's deadliest attacks in years- their "9/11," but the assault has drawn little global attention compared to extremist attacks in the U.S. and Europe. Hashtags like #PrayForSomalia and #IAmMogadishu, referring to the eastern African country

NEWSWEEK - 2017-10-18 22:14:51

Trump used the phrase 'my generals,' and the military community isn't happy

President Donald Trump used the phrase "my generals" on Monday. Some people in the military community took objection to the possessive language, with one critic calling it "extremely offensive." It's not the first time Trump has referred to the military in possessive terms. On Monday, when Presiden

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-10-18 21:40:59

Teen girl's suspected killer found dead in Mexico

LOS ANGELES - Investigators say a fugitive gang member on a federal most-wanted list suspected in the 2002 kidnapping and slaying of a teenage girl in Southern California has been killed in Mexico. Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say detectives had been tracking George Barraza and hoped to ex

NEW YORK POST - 2017-10-18 20:31:56

White House staff drafted Niger sympathy statement for Trump that was never released

For 12 days, President Donald Trump stayed silent on the deaths, even though White House officials said he'd been briefed on the matter. | Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo The president has been criticized for his prolonged silence and for then making an allegedly callous statement to one of the widows. S

POLITICO - 2017-10-18 19:13:21

Top Syrian War General Killed in Explosion Outside City He Helped Free from ISIS

One of the Syrian army's most prominent leaders was killed Wednesday when his vehicle struck a landmine believed to have been planted by the Islamic State militant group (ISIS), which is attempting to defend its final stronghold in Syria. Major General Issam Zahreddine was the gray-bearded commander

NEWSWEEK - 2017-10-18 18:00:25
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Politics News

When it comes to ‎politics‏, celebrities are out of control - and it's our fault

Over the past month, dozens of NFL players followed in the footsteps of Colin Kaepernick and refused to stand during the playing of the national anthem. NBA star DeMarcus Cousins recently advocated for the removal of Confederate statues following the Charlottesville protests. They join a growing lis

WASHINGTON EXAMINER - 2017-10-18 22:34:45

Trump's Unforced Error

The question to President Trump on Monday sounded relatively innocuous: "Why haven't we heard anything from you so far about the soldiers that were killed in Niger? And what do you have to say about that?" It's certainly not the kind of question that seemed likely to set off several days of heated c

THE ATLANTIC - 2017-10-18 22:08:56

Emoluments Hearing Hints At What May Be At Stake: Trump's Tax Returns

If there's one thing President Trump's critics want from him, and he refuses to give up, it's his tax returns. The returns didn't come up during Wednesday's hearing in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York in Manhattan. But the hearing was the first step in a process that could l

NPR - 2017-10-18 22:00:00

Trump Campaign Staffers Pushed Russian Propaganda Days Before the Election

Some of the Trump campaign's most prominent names and supporters, including Trump's campaign manager, digital director and son, pushed tweets from troll accounts paid for by the Russian government in the heat of the 2016 election campaign. The Twitter account @Ten_GOP, which called itself the "Unoff

DAILY BEAST - 2017-10-18 21:51:18

Gold Star widow: I wish Trump had called me

(CNN)Gold Star widow Whitney Hunter says she was told to expect a phone call from President Trump after her husband was killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan, but that call did not come. "I never received the phone call," Hunter told CNN anchor Brianna Keilar. Hunter said she was informed by h

CNN - 2017-10-18 21:48:36
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Business News

Millions of Americans to Lose Tax Breaks While Corporations Keep Them?

WASHINGTON (AP) - Millions of Americans would lose a prized tax break under President Donald Trump's sweeping revamp of the tax code, but corporations would get to keep it. The Republican proposal would eliminate the federal deduction for state and local taxes, a widely popular break used by some 4

KAAL-TV - 2017-10-18 23:10:00

GOP, give the American people Trump tax cut gift by Christmas

Getty On Thursday, the Senate will hold a key budget vote that could determine the fate of the Trump tax cut. Cutting anti-growth taxes is a core tenet of the Republican Party's economic message, so this shouldn't be taking so long and shouldn't be so hard to get done. Unlike ObamaCare repeal votes

THE HILL - 2017-10-18 22:00:07

Former GE CEO Jeff Immelt used to have an empty private jet fly next to his - just in case there were delays

Former General Electric chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt.Michael Dwyer/AP When Jeff Immelt traveled, he wanted to take no chances of running late. The former GE CEO used to have an empty private plane follow his own on trips, the Wall Street Journal's Thomas Gryta and Joann S. Lublin report in a stor

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-10-18 21:55:48

American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault to step down

Kenneth Chenault will step down as Chairman CEO of American Express in February, to be succeeded by Stephen Squeri, the company said on Wednesday. It will be the end of a 17-year run at the helm of Amex, and a 37-year career with the company. Named CEO in 2001, Chenault, 66, is among the first Afr

USA TODAY - 2017-10-18 21:14:04

Closing Bell: Dow Closes Above 23,000 For First Time as Stocks Stride Higher

With half the trading week over, stocks moved confidently higher by the market close on Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 23,000 points for the first time ever, driven largely by strong earnings from component International Business Machines (IBM) . The blue-chip index closed

STREET.COM - 2017-10-18 20:26:13
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Technology News

Samsung's new camera has 17 lenses and costs $10,500

Samsung's 360 Round is looking at you. James Martin/CNET With 17 lenses and a $10,500 price tag, Samsung's 360 Round camera is not messing around. Equipped with two pairs of eight lenses and one in the center staring up, the 360 Round is designed for pros and enthusiasts to capture and livestream 3

CNET - 2017-10-18 22:26:00

This faux skin gives robots a sense of touch

Researchers with UCLA and the University of Washington have created a faux skin that gives robots a sense of touch, enabling them to better grasp objects and more. This fake skin, which is described as a flexible sensor, can be stretched over robotic parts or a prosthetic limb, giving the device a s

SLASHGEAR - 2017-10-18 22:06:43

This self-heating winter jacket claims to stay warm for 14 hours and charge your phone at the same time

Control your jacket at the touch of a button. Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Winter is coming, which means most people are breaking out their winter coats that are so bulky, they're borderline ridiculous. A Kickstarter project (

MASHABLE - 2017-10-18 22:03:26

Toyota applies long range fuel cell tech to its latest minivan concept

Toyota Toyota's next concept car, which it's debuting at the Tokyo Motor Show next week, isn't yet another electric vehicle. The 'Fine-Comfort Ride' runs on hydrogen fuel cells (remember those?) with an intended range of 1,000 km (620 miles) per charge, and can be refuelled in about three minutes. W

ENGADGET - 2017-10-18 21:13:00

Blue Apron is laying off hundreds of workers

Blue Apron Blue Apron laid off 6% of its roughly 5,000 person workforce on Wednesday. The meal-kit company is attempting a "realignment," the CEO said in a letter to employees. The company has struggled since its disappointing IPO in June. Blue Apron has laid off 6% of its total workforce, the com

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-10-18 21:09:58
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Entertainment News

RZA admits Russell Crowe spat at Azealia Banks during 2016 confrontation

The Wu-Tang producer's latest comments undermine his initial statement. Russell Crowe and RZA at a screening of The Man With Iron Fists in New York City. October 27, 2012. Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images During a recent interview with The Breakfast Club, RZA admitted that Russell Crowe spat

THE FADER - 2017-10-18 22:02:07

'Liberation Day' Review: A Slovenian Rock Band Visits Pyongyang in this Utterly Bizarre Look at Life in North Korea

A documentary about North Korea that questions the ethics of making a documentary about North Korea. "Liberation Day" Only one foreign rock band has ever performed in North Korea. Any guesses? Here's a hint: Instead of thinking about the musicians who Kim Jong-un would invite to his tetchy hermit k

INDIEWIRE - 2017-10-18 21:46:08

Channing Tatum Pulls Sexual Abuse Movie, Cutting Ties With Weinstein Company

CREDIT: Jo Davidson/SHM/REX/Shutterstock In the latest fallout from the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault scandal, Channing Tatum is ditching his film adaptation of "Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock" at the Weinstein Company. The actor and producer announced Wednesday in a statement with producing partner

VARIETY - 2017-10-18 20:17:48

Billy Joel, 68, and his wife, 35, are expecting another child

Billy Joel is putting the sex back in sexagenarian. The 68-year-old Piano Man confirmed during a lengthy Belfast Telegraph interview that his wife, Alexis Roderick, is pregnant again. "We are due next month," the six-time Grammy winner said in the story published on Saturday. (It appears that the in

LA TIMES - 2017-10-18 19:11:00

Harvey Weinstein Scandal Not Expected to Impact Political Fundraising

CREDIT: Joe Schildhorn /BFA/REX/Shutterstock WASHINGTON - In the fallout of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, Democrats have disavowed him and donated his campaign contributions to charities, while Republicans seized on any opportunity to hammer their rivals with guilt by association. What doesn't seem

VARIETY - 2017-10-18 18:51:19
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Sports News

Brad Stevens: Full Recovery Expected For Gordon Hayward; No Timetable For Return

BOSTON (CBS) - Celtics head coach Brad Stevens said Wednesday that further tests confirmed the initial diagnosis on Gordon Hayward's injured ankle, but added there is no timeline yet for surgery and recovery. Tests confirmed that Hayward suffered a broken tibia and dislocated ankle Tuesday night aga

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-10-19 01:24:00

Eric Reid catches up with Colin Kaepernick, whom he says is in a 'good place'

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The night before sitting down with 11 fellow players, 11 NFL owners, commissioner Roger Goodell and representatives from the NFL Players Association on Tuesday morning, San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid met with Colin Kaepernick in New York. Although Reid has said he's been

ESPN - 2017-10-18 22:57:41

It's Looking More and More Like Andrew Luck Will Miss the Entire 2017 NFL Season

The quarterback suffered a setback that will indefinitely keep him from throwing, just as it looked like he was nearing a return to the field Aaron Doster/USA Today The NFL's two biggest on-field problems this season have been bad play from quarterbacks and injured superstars. On Wednesday, both of

THE RINGER - 2017-10-18 22:46:09

Why Gordon Hayward, Brett Gardner and Gucci Mane Are TV's Social Media MVPs of the Week

The week's most emotionally reacted-to TV personalities and characters A Celtics forward, a Yankees outfielder and a newlywed rapper had viewers talking passionately on social media over the past seven days. The Wrap has partnered with Canvs, the emotion measurement company, for a weekly look at som

SFGATE - 2017-10-18 22:35:00

Jerry Jones is lone rebel in group of NFL owners who can thwart progress amid anthem debate

NEW YORK - When the NFL's fall meetings drew to a close Wednesday, Jerry Jones was nowhere to be found. His Dallas Cowboys franchise had just been gifted the 2018 NFL draft and cameras eagerly awaited his descent down the winding staircase at the Conrad hotel in Lower Manhattan. But as other owners

YAHOO SPORTS - 2017-10-18 22:27:35
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Health News

Living Stronger: Women race on the water with more at stake than finishing first

October 18, 2017, 6:57 PM|Recovery on Water is a rowing group for Chicago women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer and have taken up the sport to improve their lives. Dean Reynolds reports. October 18, 2017, 6:57 PM|Recovery on Water is a rowing group for Chicago women who have been diagnose

CBS NEWS - 2017-10-19 01:57:00

'Project Runway' designer Mychael Knight's death: Is irritable bowel syndrome fatal?

The cause of death for designer Mychael Knight, a "Project Runway" finalist, remains a mystery. The 39-year-old fashion star had been open about his battle with irritable bowel syndrome and extreme weight loss in recent months, leaving many to wonder if the disease may have played a role in his dea

TODAY.COM - 2017-10-18 22:57:00

High stress and a poor diet could wreak equal havoc on your body

Sorry to break it to you, but high stress levels might be just as bad for you as downing junk food. Yes, seriously. When studying the effects of stress and high-fat diets on mice, researchers found interesting discoveries concerning gender discrepancies: According to a press release, "When female mi

WELL+GOOD - 2017-10-18 22:46:58

FDA approves a game-changing treatment for blood cancer

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved a promising new treatment for a particularly deadly form of cancer, bringing hope to desperate patients while rekindling a global conversation about the escalating cost of new therapies. The treatment, made by Gilead Sciences, is made by extract

MSN.COM - 2017-10-18 21:43:18

Get Legs of Steel With These 5 Beginner-Friendly Exercises

Much of your muscle mass is in your lower body. So if you want to rev your metabolism and sculpt your physique, leg day is unavoidable. However, it can be overwhelming if you are just getting started. A lot of guys go straight to heavy barbell squatting and deadlifts, only to find themselves dealing

MEN'S HEALTH - 2017-10-18 21:06:34
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