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May 26 2018

U.S. launches auto import probe, China says will defend interests

The Trump administration is using national-security laws to consider imposing new tariffs on vehicle and auto-parts imports, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. Las...

May 26 2018

Police had resource officer at Noblesville West Middle School

The student described his teacher's actions as heroic. He said the suspect asked to be excused from class before returning with the guns, and investigators believe he a...

May 26 2018

U.S. parents sue 30-year-old son who refuses to move out

With reporters watching in court, Michael Rotondo sparred with Greenwood for 30 minutes, at one point refusing the judge's request to work things out directly to his pa...

May 26 2018

Giuliani reverses course on a major request from Mueller about Trump

On Wednesday, Trump tweeted that the FBI's use of a government informant amounts to " one of the biggest political scandals in history". Only President Trump c...

May 25 2018

Trump Slaps Dems For 'Rooting Against' North Korea Summit

It could even be the 12th. "We simply couldn't get them to pick up the phone", a White House senior official told reporters during a background briefing Thursday aftern...

May 25 2018

Will NFL's ban on kneeling boost ratings?

Following that decision, New York Jets chairman Chris Johnson told Newsday that his players will be able to continue to protest without any fear of repercussions fr...

May 25 2018

Harvey Weinstein arrested on rape, criminal sex act charges

The film mogul, who lost his perch atop the industry after multiple accusations of sexual misconduct first published last fall by The New York Times and The New York...

May 25 2018

Judge: President Trump blocking people on Twitter is unconstitutional

While Buchwald stopped short of ordering Trump and White House aides to unblock users that Trump and his team have prevented from seeing or responding to his tweets...

May 25 2018

Memorial Day services remember the fallen

The event is free. Military personnel will stand at attention in one-hour shifts throughout 24-hour period. In 1971, Congress declared Memorial Day a national holiday w...

May 25 2018

Detroit's Population Drops Again - But More Slowly

NY is still easily the nation's largest city with 8,622,698 residents as of last July. The South had the most city dwellers of any region at 67.9 million. "Following st...

May 24 2018

Everything you need to know about Battlefield V

Should you subscribe to EA Access, you'll get to start playing even earlier on October 11. The company explains that Battlefield 5 will be set in the lesser known reg...

May 24 2018

Ariana Grande marks anniversary of Manchester bomb attack

The singer returned to Manchester two weeks later to perform at an all-star fundraising concert. It's been one year since a bombing took the lives of many Ariana Grand...

May 23 2018

U.S. warns staff in China: Beware of unusual sounds

Emily Rauhala, the Washington Post's China correspondent reported that the State Department confirmed the embassy employee had been diagnosed with mild traumatic br...

May 18 2018

It's Neither Yanny Nor Laurel - It's Covfefe!

How you listen to the recording will also affect what you hear. Humans typically pay attention to three different frequencies when they're listening to speech. The disp...

May 18 2018

NY man's tirade against Spanish speakers prompts online petition

During the rant, he accuses the Spanish speakers of being undocumented immigrants. "The clients of your staff are speaking Spanish to customers, when they should be spea...

May 18 2018

Biggest eruption at Hawaii volcano since it became more active

Thursday's eruption, which occurred before dawn, produced an impressive ash plume, but otherwise caused minimal damage to surrounding areas. This story has not been edi...

May 18 2018

CARICOM condemns use of force by Israeli army against Palestinians

Embassy to Jerusalem, assistant Secretary-General of the Arab League, Hossam Zaki, previously stated. Against this backdrop, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley stated ...

May 18 2018

European Union shields businesses from fallout of Trump's nuclear sanctions on Iran

Jean Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, said on Thursday the commission has a "duty to protect European companies" from American sanctions. And, in a b...

May 18 2018

World Bank denies reports that Nawaz Sharif laundered $4.9 billion to India

Sharif said it was time the country knew who was responsible for the current state of affairs. "By his irresponsible act and misstatement, he has caused great harm to t...

May 18 2018

Author Tom Wolfe dead at 87

In 2013, the NYPL acquired Wolfe's entire archive, including drafts and outlines for "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test" and " The Right Stuff ", dozens of notebooks and co...