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93 women accuse former USC doctor of sex abuse

Friday  14:06,   19 october 2018

Nearly 100 women who contend that they were sexually harassed or abused by a former University of Southern California gynecologist are suing the school, contending it ignored decades of complaints. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

Trump amps up immigration fight for midterms

Friday  13:55,   19 october 2018

President Trump is stepping up attacks on some of his favorite targets - immigrants, Mexico and Democrats - amid reports that a "caravan" of Honduran migrants is headed to the U.S.... >>>

Turkey denies giving 'any kind of audio tape' on Khashoggi to US

Friday  13:17,   19 october 2018

Turkey on Friday denied giving "any kind of audio tape" from the investigation into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo or any American... >>>

Copter crashes on USS Ronald Reagan in Asia, sailors hurt

Friday  13:17,   19 october 2018

An U.S. Navy helicopter has crashed on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, causing injuries to sailors that were not... >>>

Wall Street futures point to a slight rebound after the Dow sheds 300 points

Friday  13:06,   19 october 2018

U.S. stock futures pointed to a slightly higher open Friday as investors shrugged off worries surrounding rising interest rates and the threat of a U.S.-China trade war. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Billionaire Learns You Only Divorce Once in $585 Million Fight

Friday  13:06,   19 october 2018

A Russian billionaire fighting one of the largest divorce payouts in U.K. history lost a Moscow court case where he was trying to prove that his marriage had been dissolved 16 years earlier. Farkhad Akhmedov was ordered to pay his wife Tatiana... >>>

Apple’s next event is on October 30, probably for new iPads and Macs

Friday  12:18,   19 october 2018

It was just last month that Apple announced three new iPhones and its latest smartwatch, but it turns out the company isn't done for the year. Apple just sent out invites to its next event, taking place in Brooklyn, New York on October... >>>

Facebook’s confusion about its Portal camera is concerning

Friday  12:18,   19 october 2018

Facebook couldn't have picked a worse time to introduce Portal, a camera-equipped smart display designed to make video chatting in your home... >>>

EU's Barnier says Brexit deal 90 percent done, but Ireland issue could derail it

Friday  12:18,   19 october 2018

European Union negotiator Michel Barnier said on Friday a Brexit deal with the United Kingdom was 90 percent done, although there was still a chance no accord would be reached due to ongoing stumbling blocks over the Irish... >>>

Turkish officials suspected Khashoggi had been killed within hours of disappearance

Friday  11:51,   19 october 2018

Turkish officials suspected within hours of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance that he had likely been killed, CNN has learned. Intelligence officials raced to the Istanbul airport where a private Saudi plane was waiting to take off -- >>>

Turkey suggests Khashoggi's remains taken out of consulate

Friday  11:43,   19 october 2018

A Turkish official says investigators are assessing the possibility that the remains of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have been taken to a forest in the outskirts of Istanbul or to another city, if and after he was killed inside the... >>>

EU's Barnier says Irish border issue could lead to failure

Friday  11:30,   19 october 2018

The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, says disagreement over the Ireland border issue could lead to the discussions with Britain... >>>

Bradley Jr. crowned ALCS MVP after 2-HR, 9-RBI performance

Friday  11:20,   19 october 2018

Boston Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. was awarded the Most Valuable Player of the American League Championship Series following Thursday's Game 5 series-clinching victory against the Houston Astros. JBJ = MVP!!! #ALCS | #DoDamage... >>>

O'Rourke gives 'a definitive no' to possibility of running in 2020

Friday  10:30,   19 october 2018

Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas) on Thursday ruled out a 2020 presidential run if he wins in November against incumbent Texas Sen. Ted Cruz... >>>

Booker gets a warm welcome from South Carolina Democrats

Friday  10:20,   19 october 2018

Sen. Cory Booker is getting a chance to try out his campaign style before South Carolina Democrats in his first visit to the state as a likely presidential contender. Booker is making a two-day swing in the state that holds the South's first... >>>