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Angry teens swarm into Florida Capitol; demand new gun laws

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A week after a shooter slaughtered 17 people in a Florida high school, thousands of protesters, including many angry teenagers, swarmed into the state Capitol on Wednesday, calling for changes to gun laws, a ban on assault-type weapons and improved care for the mentally ill.<p>…

High School

Inside Linda Hamilton's Insane Terminator 2 Training With James Cameron And Arnold Schwarzenegger

Even 26 years after its release, <i>Terminator 2: Judgment Day</i> remains one of the best action movies of all time--and one of the best sci-fi films, as well. That's thanks in no small part to Linda Hamilton, who reprised her role as Sarah Connor from the first <i>Terminator</i> movie.<p>The portrayal of Sarah was …

Judge ponders reinstated charges in Penn St. frat death case

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A prosecutor Thursday used a press release to sharply criticize a judge hearing the case against former Penn State fraternity …

British Airways Scolding Flight Attendants For Running Naked In Hotels

Airlines sometimes have a hard time keeping the behavior of their crew in line while traveling in – and out of – uniform on overseas trips.<p>The …

'Faithful' Detroit priest beatified by Catholic church

DETROIT (AP) — A priest known for his steadfast devotion to the needy cleared a threshold on the way to possible sainthood Saturday as the Roman …

Sylvester Stallone denies sexually assaulting 16-year-old in 1986: ‘It never happened’

Sylvester Stallone is vehemently denying an allegation that he sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl in 1986, when he was 40 years old.<p>Story …

Sexual Harassment

Understanding Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin Gold

There are officially three versions of Bitcoin, including Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Bitcoin Gold (BTG).<p>BTC is by far the King of Crypto, …

Bitcoin

Durant named GQ's Champion of the Year

After finally achieving his goal of becoming an NBA champion, Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant was named GQ Magazine's 2017 Champion of the …

Richard Dreyfuss Accused of Sexual Harassment and Exposing Himself to L.A. Writer Jessica Teich

The "Jaws" actor reportedly exposed himself to the L.A. writer while the two were working on an ABC comedy special in 1987.<p>Richard Dreyfuss, best …

49 'facts' about health we often believe that are misleading, inaccurate, or totally false

These are just a few of the incorrect notions that we've all been told at one point or another.<p>But it's time to put an end to these alluring myths, misconceptions, and inaccuracies.<p>To help the cause we've rounded up and corrected dozens of the most popular health "facts" that we've heard over the …

Saudi arrest of Binladin family scion shatters royal entente

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Among those caught in the unprecedented arrests this week of top princes, wealthy businessmen and senior officials …

Rand Paul has 6 broken ribs and "water on the lungs"

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) is in much worse shape after his neighbor assaulted him Friday than initial reports suggested. The senator tweeted …

Rand Paul

The sexual assault allegations against Kevin Spacey span decades. Here’s what we know.

The two-time Oscar winner has been dropped by his agent and publicist, and Netflix has effectively fired him from the final season of House of Cards.<p>As sexual harassment and assault allegations against a number of powerful men continue to ricochet around Hollywood (as well as other industries), …

'StarCraft 2' goes free-to-play after 7 years

<i>StarCraft 2</i> is going to be free to play starting this month, Blizzard revealed at BlizzCon today.<p>Specifically, <i>StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty</i> will be …

Starcraft

'Cowardly act of terror': Truck driver kills 8 on bike path

NEW YORK (AP) — A man in a rented pickup truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists along a busy bike path near the World Trade Center memorial on Tuesday, killing at least eight and seriously injuring 11 in what the mayor called "a particularly cowardly act of terror."<p>The driver was shot in the …

Extremism

Netflix Suspends Production on 'House of Cards'

Talk about swift action.<p>Netflix Inc. (NFLX) suspended production of the sixth season of its hit show "House of Cards" on Tuesday, Oct. 31, days after …

Media Rights Capital

A new American revolution is starting in New England—against Daylight Saving Time

“Why do we keep doing this to ourselves?” Donna Bailey, a Democratic state representative in Maine and crusader against anachronistic and dangerous institutions, asked the Wall Street Journal (paywall). It’s an excellent question.<p>Earlier this year, Bailey sponsored a bill that would move Maine to …

New England

Trump Says He Will Release Final Set of Documents on Kennedy Assassination

WASHINGTON — President Trump has decided to release a final batch of thousands of classified government documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Mr. Trump announced in a tweet on Saturday morning.<p>“Subject to the receipt of further information, I will be allowing, as …

Climber kills himself after girlfriend's avalanche death

Just two weeks before renowned climber Hayden Kennedy killed himself following the death of his girlfriend in an avalanche in Montana, he wrote on a …

Arkansas High School Teacher Accused of Having Sex With 4 Students

A former high school art teacher in Arkansas has been accused of having sex with four students.<p>Jessie Lorene Goline, who taught at Marked Tree High …

Cops: Ammo, manifesto seized in school shooting suspect home

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Guns, ammunition, a Molotov cocktail and a school yearbook with pictures of faces marked with X's were seized by police from …

The Real Reason Airplanes Still Have Ashtrays

It’s a quintessential inflight riddle — a perennial that comes on mid-red-eye and is forgotten by the time the wheels touch down. If smoking is …

Emmys 2017: Ben Affleck ‘Jumped Up and Cheered’ When Girlfriend Lindsay Shookus, ‘SNL’ Won

<b>Ben Affleck</b> didn’t hide his pride at the 2017 Emmy Awards when his girlfriend, <i>Saturday Night Live</i> producer <b>Lindsay Shookus</b>, took the stage as the NBC …

The first 'Aladdin' set photo is here to wreck you emotionally

Disney's live-action <i>Aladdin</i> is taking flight, after a flurry of casting announcements and several months of delay from its initial target shoot …

Will Smith Gets His Genie On in First Photo From Set of the ‘Aladdin’ Remake

<b>Will Smith</b> granted the wishes of <i>Aladdin</i> fans when he shared the first photo from the set of the live-action remake of the 1992 Disney hit movie.<p>The …

‘Terrified and confused’: Seahawks’ Michael Bennett tells of traumatic police encounter

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett plans to file a civil rights lawsuit, claiming that he was the victim of racial profiling and excessive force when he was stopped by Las Vegas police as he left the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight last month. His accusation about the “traumatic …

Justice

Lenovo pays $3.5 million for preinstalling Superfish adware

A new state-level settlement makes the PC manufacturer pay for the root-level ad inserter<p>Lenovo will have to pay for the Superfish scandal after all. This morning, a coalition of 32 state attorneys general announced a $3.5 million settlement with the PC maker over the controversial adware …

Netflix is being offered for free by T-Mobile to entice new customers

T-Mobile—which dubs itself the “uncarrier”—takes pride in upending the staid ways of the traditional wireless industry. Two years ago, it stopped counting most video streams against its data plans. Later, it led the shift to bring back unlimited data plans, which had been replaced in previous years …

T-Mobile