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News : Offbeat

Amazon wants India to shop online, and it's battling Walmart for supremacy

Sunday  18:05,   21 october 2018
bloomberg

The prize is 1.3 billion... >>>

The last days of Theranos – the financials were as overhyped as the blood tests

Sunday  18:05,   21 october 2018
marketwatch

MarketWatch exclusive: Theranos executives, board members and other insiders go on the record for the first... >>>

Democrats Lost Rural America. This Former Rodeo Star Thinks He Can Win it Back

Sunday  18:05,   21 october 2018
nytimes

Billie Sutton is running for governor of South Dakota as a conservative Democrat with cowboy cred and a stirring life story. His supporters think he can show Democrats how to start rebuilding the party in socially conservative states where the... >>>

What's Behind North Korea’s Building Boom?

Sunday  17:55,   21 october 2018
citylab

Kim Jong-un is transforming Pyongyang, the Hermit State’s capital city, into a high-rise-filled “socialist... >>>

Corker: 'Has to be a punishment' for Saudi journalist's death

Sunday  17:55,   21 october 2018
cnn

Tennessee Republican Sen. Bob Corker said that the US should punish Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman if an investigation concludes he was behind the death of Jamal Khashoggi. "Obviously, if he's gone forth and murdered this journalist, he's... >>>

GOP lawmaker condemns Saudi 'savagery'

Sunday  17:45,   21 october 2018
politico

“That relationship cannot allow savagery such as this," Rep. Peter King... >>>

Ex-NFL player Rae Carruth to be released from prison

Sunday  17:30,   21 october 2018
cnn

The former NFL star who was found guilty of conspiracy to commit murder of his girlfriend and attempting to destroy their unborn child almost 20 years ago is set to be released from prison... >>>

He killed a man and got probation. Now bad driving could get him 10 years in prison

Sunday  17:30,   21 october 2018
msn

A Buick LeSabre speeding down Linwood Boulevard caught the attention of a Kansas City police officer on... >>>

NBC/WSJ Poll: Democrats hold nine-point advantage for midterm elections

Sunday  16:40,   21 october 2018
nbcnews

Two weeks out, Democrats retain an edge but "unprecedented enthusiasm" is fueling both... >>>

Dem senator calls for ban on Saudi Arabian oil imports

Sunday  15:55,   21 october 2018
thehill

Sen. Martin Heinrich (R-N.M.) on Sunday called for the U.S. to ban oil imports from Saudi Arabia over the death of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Heinrich, who is running for re-election, released a statement days after the Saudi government... >>>

Trump Administration Eyes Defining Transgender Out of Existence

Sunday  15:55,   21 october 2018
nytimes

The Trump administration is considering a legal definition of gender as immutable and fixed at birth, the most drastic in a series of moves against transgender... >>>

Andrew Gillum ready to 'go there' if Ron DeSantis attacks in Florida governor debate

Sunday  15:30,   21 october 2018
cnn

Only a few days after making his return to the campaign trail following a hurricane-enforced hiatus, Florida Democrat Andrew Gillum will square off with Republican Ron DeSantis on Sunday night in the first debate of their high stakes gubernatorial... >>>

Mnuchin to Travel to Saudi Arabia to Reinforce Ties, Despite Uproar Over Khashoggi Killing

Sunday  15:20,   21 october 2018
nytimes

Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin defended the visit, saying the economic and strategic relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia was too important to be cast aside. The trip to Riyadh comes as Saudi Arabia is facing intense global... >>>

GOP Candidates Play Defense Over Health Care

Sunday  14:55,   21 october 2018
online.wsj

Many Republicans are urgently trying to reassure voters they want to save the protections in President Obama’s 2010 health law. Democrats are pouring on ads to remind the electorate of the GOP push to repeal the... >>>

DRC rebels kill 13, abduct a dozen children in Ebola epicentre

Sunday  14:20,   21 october 2018
aljazeera

Congolese rebels have killed 13 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the centre of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, the Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) military... >>>