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News : Offbeat

The 14 biggest announcements from Amazon’s surprise hardware event

Friday  01:05,   21 september 2018
theverge

Today Amazon held a hardware event that was loaded with new product announcements. We got new Echo speakers, a new Echo Show, and even a microwave. In many ways, the sprawling event was a showcase of how far Alexa has come in the four years since...[...]

Venezuela murder toll worse than some war zones: Amnesty

Friday  01:05,   21 september 2018
msn

Amnesty International hit out on Thursday at the repression by Nicolas Maduro's government in Venezuela, saying that more people were murdered in the South American country than in some war zones. Opponents have accused Maduro's regime of the [...]

Opposition to Trump Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh rises after hearings, assault claim: NBC/WSJ poll

Friday  00:50,   21 september 2018
cnbc

Brett Kavanaugh is the first Supreme Court pick opposed by a plurality of voters dating back to 2005, according to NBC/Wall Street Journal polls.Opposition to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh climbed in the past month, following his...[...]

GOP lawmaker mocks Kavanaugh accusation, jokes that Ruth Bader Ginsburg claimed she was groped by Lincoln

Friday  00:25,   21 september 2018
thehill

Rep. Ralph Norman (R-S.C.) on Thursday mocked the sexual misconduct accusations brought against President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh."Did you hear about this?" Norman, who has represented South Carolina's 5th...[...]

Woman, 71, charged with the first degree murder of her 65-year-old husband in 2012 after 'new information' emerges

Friday  00:25,   21 september 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Janet P Winslow, 71, of Farmville, Virginia was arrested on September 13 and charged with the 2012 murder of her husband, Ernest Winslow, age 65. If convicted on the first degree murder charge, Ms Winslow faces anywhere from five to 40 years in...[...]

France's Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests over IS tweets

Friday  00:25,   21 september 2018
msn

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen expressed outrage Thursday after being ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for tweeting pictures of atrocities committed by the Islamic State group. Le Pen shared the gruesome images in December 2015, a few...[...]

Paulina Gretzky shares 'Jealous' song post amid Dustin Johnson relationship uncertainty

Thursday  23:51,   20 september 2018
usatoday

Was model's Instagram post a coded message about her up-and-down relationship with fiance and PGA Tour star?In it, Gretzky can be heard listening to Dustin Lynch's song "I'd Be Jealous Too" while in bed. The post quickly went...[...]

Trying to hold state Trump won, McCaskill feels pull to left

Thursday  23:51,   20 september 2018
msn

Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill faces a double challenge as she campaigns for re-election in heavily Republican Missouri for a seat that could determine which party controls the Senate. Why did she support an immigration deal that increased...[...]

Aides quietly stunned by Trump's respectful handling of Kavanaugh accuser

Thursday  23:51,   20 september 2018
cnn

White House aides who steeled themselves for what President Donald Trump would say when he finally addressed the sexual assault allegation against his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh were quietly stunned when Trump said the process should be...[...]

Masked gunman fires into car in Chicago, wounding baby, 13-year-old girl and 2 adults

Thursday  23:51,   20 september 2018
chicagotribune

CHICAGO - After a chase that lasted less than two miles, a gunman in a ski mask walked up to a car and opened fire in the South Loop Wednesday night, seriously wounding a 6-month-old baby and a 13-year-old girl and also hitting two adults, according [...]

A single bullet killed her; how 2 more might solve her murder

Thursday  23:51,   20 september 2018
11alive

They found a single shell casing at the scene where Beverly Jenkins was left to die. But over a month later, that single clue - and a new crime - may have led police to the person responsible for this local woman’s murder. In the days that followed...[...]

The Disappeared

Thursday  23:51,   20 september 2018
propublica.org

Police on Long Island wrote off missing immigrant teens as runaways. One mother knew better — and searched MS-13’s killing fields for answers.Every few minutes, Miguel’s phone pinged with messages, distracting him. Carlota asked who kept texting him [...]

US to prioritize attacks against foreign adversaries under new cyber strategy

Thursday  23:51,   20 september 2018
thehill

The Trump administration on Thursday announced that the U.S. will now officially act to deter and respond to cyberattacks with offensive actions against foreign adversaries. The U.S.'s new cyber strategy, signed by President Trump, marks the...[...]

4 dead, including suspect, after Maryland warehouse shooting

Thursday  23:30,   20 september 2018
msn

An official says three people have been killed in a shooting in Harford County in northeast Maryland. Women embrace after leaving the business park where multiple people were killed and injured in a shooting on Sept. 20, 2018 in Aberdeen,...[...]

I love my girlfriend, but she spends all her money on vacations and clothes

Thursday  23:25,   20 september 2018
marketwatch

This 22-year-old man saw his mother lose everything during the Great Recession and doesn’t want history to repeat itself.I am 22 years old and just graduated from college in May with a bachelor’s degree. I recently started my first full-time job and [...]