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'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies at 76

NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, died Thursday at age 76 from pancreatic cancer.<p>She died at her home …

Aretha Franklin

17 states sue Trump administration over family separations

SEATTLE (AP) — Seventeen states, including Washington, New York and California, sued President Donald Trump's administration Tuesday in an effort to force officials to reunite migrant families who have been separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.<p>Late Tuesday, a federal judge in California issued a …

Immigration

Deleting this one app off your phone could double its battery life

Please don't shoot the messenger though<p>Our phone are everything. Our alarm, camera, map, and the device that allows us to get our mum on the blower when sh*t gets real. So, watching its life drain away is painful af, especially when it still says it's at 34%.<p>Luckily, <i>Inc.com</i> mobile economist John …

President Trump Calls for Immediate Deportation of Undocumented Immigrants With 'No Judges or Court Cases'

President Donald Trump said on Twitter Sunday that immigrants entering the country illegally should be removed from the country “immediately” without …

Summit Day: What happened at historic Trump-Kim meeting?

It was the greatest show on earth — at least for today and according to its main protagonists, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.<p>That a global audience from Washington to Pyongyang and beyond was agape at such a once inconceivable tete-a-tete in the wake of threats of …

Boring Company flamethrower shipments to start in two weeks

Tonight at an event to explain the details of his tunneling project, The Boring Company, Elon Musk was asked about the 20,000 flamethrowers it sold a few months ago. Musk said that they "encountered some delivery challenges" when it came to shipping these devices loaded with propane, but claimed …

We're almost positive this is the restaurant Google Duplex called for a dinner reservation

Google Duplex likes noodles. And, apparently, not telling servers that it's an artificial intelligence.<p>Or anyway that's what we learned when we spoke …

Scores of Palestinians have been shot in their legs, and some face amputation

GAZA CITY - Mohammad al-Ajouri is a lanky teenager who loves to run, a medal-winning track star with ambitions to compete abroad.<p>But last month, while participating in a protest along Gaza's border, he was struck by a bullet fired by an Israeli soldier. It penetrated his calf, shattering his leg …

Kennedy, conservatives appear to back Trump on travel ban

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Conservative justices and swing vote Justice Anthony Kennedy appeared to side with the Trump administration Wednesday as the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on President Donald Trump's travel ban.<p>More than a year after Trump caused chaos in the airports by following through on …

Muslim Ban

CDC: Throw All Romaine Away, Washing Won’t Do the Trick

No romaine is safe.<p>The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) expanded its warning about an E. coli outbreak found in romaine lettuce. …

Forget Smartphone Addiction. Here's What Experts Are Really Worried About

Our phones are not the problem when it comes to gadget addiction. It's this.<p>It's not the smartphone in your hand. It's not the tablet or the laptop. Reports about shiny objects captivating us all day miss the mark by a long shot. Apple is not to blame for making a useful phone, and Google is not to …

Melania Trump Sits Next to Barack Obama at Barbara Bush’s Funeral

The Obamas, the Clintons, and Melania Trump are all seated in the front row.<p>The late former First Lady Barbara Bush’s funeral at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston on Saturday was attended by “thousands” of reported guests, including familiar faces of White Houses past and present. Former …

Gunfire Heard At Saudi Royal Palace In Riyadh As Rumors Of Attempted Coup Mount (Updated)

It isn't clear what exactly is going on at this time, but rapid and prolonged gunfire was heard near the royal palace.<p>B.alotaby/wikicommons<p>Tyler …

Mohammad bin Salman

Very good dog Max stayed overnight with lost three-year-old girl and helped rescuers

This is one very good dog.<p>Max, a 17-year-old Blue Heeler, may be deaf, partially blind, and getting on in his years, but that didn't stop him from …

Pets

Father holding his daughter in his lap fatally stabbed while dining at restaurant in California

CAMARILLO, Calif. — A 35-year-old father died from stab wounds he suffered as he held his daughter in his lap at a restaurant in Ventura, police said Friday.<p>The victim was identified as Anthony Mele of Ventura.<p>Ventura police arrested Jamal Jackson, 49, on the night of the attack and have charged …

Steakhouse

Watch how quickly humans are changing the planet in these animations of NASA satellite images

From rising sea levels to an increase in wildfires.<p>A new website, EarthTime, aims to shows how humans have dramatically changed the planet — such as how glaciers are melting and where refugees are migrating — through time-lapse satellite photos.<p>The site’s interactive maps use images taken by NASA …

Time-lapse Photography

North Korea says it will suspend nuclear and missile tests, shut down test site

TOKYO — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has declared that he will suspend nuclear and missile tests starting Saturday and that he will shut down the site where the previous six nuclear tests were conducted.<p>The surprising announcement comes just six days before Kim is set to meet South Korean …

North Korea

Before dying, Barbara Bush said she would miss George but was going to 'a beautiful place'

HOUSTON — Barbara Pierce Bush was remembered Saturday as a loyal and devoted wife, stern but affectionate mother, good-humored friend and authentic first lady at a funeral attended by four former presidents including her husband and son.<p>Past presidents and pizzeria owners, heads of state and …

Barbara Bush

At trial, experts debate drug Cosby gave to his accuser

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — It's long been one of the most enduring mysteries of Bill Cosby's sexual assault case: What drug did he give his chief accuser …

Los Angeles

Files show rising alarm in Prince's circle as health failed

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Some of Prince's closest confidants had grown increasingly alarmed about his health in the days before he died and tried to get …

Boston University

Trump, Having Denounced Amazon’s Shipping Deal, Orders Review of Postal Service

WASHINGTON — President Trump abruptly issued an executive order on Thursday demanding an evaluation of the Postal Service’s finances, asserting the power of his office weeks after accusing Amazon, the online retail giant, of not paying its fair share in postage.<p>In the executive order, issued just …

Donald Trump

Huge Sperm Whale Reduced to Empty Carcass After Ingesting 64 Lbs of Plastic

The ocean's trash problem is getting out of hand.<p>Indigestion can be crippling, leaving one toilet-bound for days. In the ocean, however, it can send …

16 items people waste too much money on at the grocery store and should stop buying immediately

Grocery stores — whether your local store or a big-box chain — have tons of items in stock and many for a fair, reasonable price. But that doesn't mean it should be your one-stop shop for anything you need to buy.<p>The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the average American spends more than …

Personal Finance

He was wearing a vest marked ‘PRESS.’ He was shot dead covering a protest in Gaza.

GAZA CITY — Yaser Murtaja had often filmed from the sky, but he never lived to fulfill his dream of flying on an airplane through the clouds.<p>The young journalist shot drone images and video for Ain Media, a small Gaza-based news agency he started five years ago. Just two weeks ago, he posted an …

Israel

Manafort moves to suppress evidence found in storage unit

Lawyers for former Trump campaign chairman say FBI illegally accessed the locker, then returned with warrant.<p>Lawyers for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort are arguing that what could be key evidence against him should be kept out of court because the FBI violated his Constitutional …

Paul Manafort

Two killed in Germany as van ploughs into crowd in Muenster

<b>Two people have been killed in the western German city of Muenster after a van drove into people sitting outside restaurants.</b><p>The driver of the vehicle, who has not yet been officially identified, died after shooting himself at the scene.<p>About 20 people were injured in the incident, six seriously, …

This surreal AI creature meets humans, then decides whether it wants to play with them

In the middle of London's Hyde Park lives a strange and wondrous creature. Its name is BOB, and it's an AI entity.<p>BOB ("Bag of Beliefs") is an art …

Amazon filed an under-the-radar protest hinting that it's ready for a battle with Trump over a multibillion-dollar contract

Amazon Web Services filed a protest this week that indicates it would contest any meddling by President Donald Trump into a coming Pentagon contract.<p>Amazon Web Services filed a protest with the Government Accountability Office on Tuesday to contest the awarding of a military contract to Google. The …

Donald Trump

FBI seeks mechanic linked to ValuJet crash that killed 110 in 1996

The FBI’s Miami Field Office is trying to locate an airline mechanic who may be linked to a 1996 airline crash that killed 110 people.<p>It is offering a $10,000 reward in a "Wanted" poster calling for information about a man identified as Mauro Ociel Valenzuela-Reyes.<p>The mechanic was criminally …

Top Pakistani News Channel Is Forced Off Air, and Eyes Are on the Military

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan’s largest television network says it has been forced off the air by cable operators in most parts of the country, in a move widely seen as being forced by the military as it flexes its authority over civilian institutions.<p>“We are off the air in 80 percent of the …

Pakistan