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Allegiant Air responds to critical "60 Minutes" report

A seven-month "60 Minutes" investigation into Allegiant Air, the Las Vegas-based ultra-low-cost carrier, found more than 100 serious incidents …

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'Statistically, it's coming.' California prepares for the next big earthquake

<b>(CNN) —</b> The scene is terrifying -- entire sections of a Mexico City office building fall away and crash to the ground. The screams of people reacting are almost worse.<p>That moment, captured on cellphone video, shows just one of a number of buildings, from apartments to schools to governmental …

Natural Disasters

A Language Haven in Baltimore

BALTIMORE — On June 29, 1987, Jermin Laviera attended her first English-language lesson still wearing her wedding dress. Though she had just arrived …

A stock market warning siren is blaring

"Adjusted" earnings growth is 10.2% year-over-year in the second quarter, according to FactSet, based on the 91% of the companies in the S&P 500 that have reported results. The energy sector was a key driver, with 332% "adjusted" earnings growth from the oil-bust levels of a year ago.<p>The sectors …

Stock Markets

Why North Korea has no interest in talking to the South

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — With liberals back in charge in South Korea, Seoul is making peace offerings to its archrivals, but the North isn't biting.<p>South Korean President Moon Jae-in believes the best way to solve the North Korean nuclear crisis is engagement of the sort that two past liberal …

North Korea

When is Eid 2017? Details of moonsighting in India, UAE and other countries

The date for Eid al-Fitr 2017 is based on the lunar calendar and the process of the moonsighting begins on the 29th day of Ramadan.<p>Eid al-Fitr or Eid …

‘The Daily Show’s Hasan Minhaj Joins ‘The Spy Who Dumped Me’ From Lionsgate

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: Comedian Hasan Minhaj, a Senior Correspondent on <i>The Daily Show with Trevor Noah</i>, has come aboard Lionsgate’s comedy feature <i>The Spy Who</i> …

Comedy

Burger Project sacks waiter and apologises after black customer given receipt with racial slur

A waiter at a celebrity restaurant has been fired after using a racial slur on a customer’s receipt.<p>Rutendo Ruth Muchinguri became aware of the issue …

Zen Philosophy Explains Why Attachments Lead to Suffering (and What You Can Do About It)

Attachment, clinging, desiring…I’m sure you’ve heard these words spoken about negatively by Zen masters before.<p>If you grew up in the west, most of us …

My Fellow Americans is a throwback to a kinder, gentler political era: 1996

Jack Lemmon and James Garner are ex-presidents and enemies who team up to save the world.<p><i>Every weekend, we pick a movie you can watch at home that dovetails with an event from the previous week. Old, new, blockbuster, arthouse: They’re all fair game. What you can count on is a weekend watch</i><i>that</i> …

President's Day

5 Things I Learned About AI at President Obama’s Frontiers Conference in Pittsburgh

A review of "Rampage," plus an update on the former Friends of the Hollywood Theater and other local movie news.<p>The bar team at the Strip District …

Isle of Dogs

Stop Drinking This Drink- It Is Slowly Ruining Your Thyroid!

<i>Many nutritionists these days are encouraging you to replace normal milk with soy milk, so many people, particularly in America, are doing so</i> …

Lifestage is Facebook's creepy new app for teens, and just for teens

iTunes<p><b>Update (10/27):</b> Facebook’s new Snapchat-esque app for teens is now available for Android users. Click the button below to download it!<p>Download from Play Store<p><b>Original post (8/21):</b> Mark Zuckerberg <i>really</i> wants you to know that Facebook is not <i>sooo</i> <i>2004</i>. First it was Instagram’s Stories that …

Social Media

Here's how the NSA spied on Cisco firewalls for years

Edward Snowden leaks revealed that the NSA had the ability to spy on Cisco firewall traffic for years, but just how did the agency do it? We now have a clearer idea. An analysis of data from the Equation Group hack shows that the NSA used a specialized tool, BenignCertain, that uses an exploit in …

Guantanamo Bay

Human limb designers - and 9 other jobs we'll need in the future

Space Junk Archaeologist: Spacejunk Archaeologists will locate and explore debris orbiting our planet. These specialists will conduct guided tours of …

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