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Google is about to launch a Gmail web redesign

Google sent an email to G Suite customers to tell them that the company has been working on a brand new version of Gmail for the web. In addition to a fresh design, the company also listed some of the new features.<p>You can expect to be able to access Google Calendar from the Gmail interface …

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Patrick Kane on investigation: 'I don't know what comes next'

After stunning developments the last three days in the investigation into a sexual assault allegation against Patrick Kane, the Blackhawks winger said his focus has remained on playing hockey and reaffirmed his belief that he will be cleared of any wrongdoing in the case.<p>Kane took the ice again to …

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Military selects rarely used charge for Bergdahl case

Military prosecutors have reached into a section of military law seldom used since World War II in the politically fraught case against Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the soldier held prisoner for years by the Taliban after leaving his post in Afghanistan.<p>Observers wondered for months if Bergdahl would …

North Korean defector: Kim Jong Un's days are numbered

<b>(CNN) —</b> He's a fairly young man, wearing an ill-fitting suit. His thin neck is pronounced, giving way to an equally thin face and frame. We're meeting over a meal of sushi, something he specifically requested because it's rare for those trapped in North Korea.<p>For his safety, I'll limit descriptions …

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Subway Denies Getting Tipped About Jared Fogle Years Ago

Subway sticks to its claims in a tightly worded way.<p>Subway stuck to claims on Saturday that company executives never received warnings the sandwich chain's former spokesman Jared Fogle was a pedophile. A spokeswoman also distanced the company from the former CEO of the Subway Franchisee Advertising …

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Fashion has to do much more if it is serious about catwalk diversity

Models with disabilities – Jillian Mercado, Jamie Brewer – have made the headlines, but the handful of examples is just a drop in the ocean<p>Reading certain sections of the media over the past few weeks you might have thought that we were living in a golden age of diversity in fashion. Modelling – so …

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Lawyer for Ward's family: Tony Stewart's response 'appalling'

A lawyer for a racecar driver who was killed when he was run over by Tony Stewart's car says legal claims by the NASCAR star in response to a lawsuit are "appalling."<p>Attorney Mark Lanier said Saturday in an email that Kevin Ward Jr. was killed last year as he walked on a dirt track in upstate New …

Latest on Houston deputy: Suspect charged with murder

HOUSTON (AP) — Here are the latest developments regarding the fatal shooting of a suburban Houston sheriff's deputy (all times local):<p>4:40 p.m.<p>A …

Citigroup braces for world recession, calls for Corbynomics QE in China

Citigroup's Willem Buiter says only a blitz of helicopter money from the central bank can stop China's economy crumbling now<p>China has bungled its attempt to slow the economy gently and is sliding into “imminent recession”, threatening to take the world with it over coming months, Citigroup has …

Man charged with murder in ambush of Houston area deputy

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas prosecutors on Saturday charged a 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of a uniformed sheriff's deputy who was …

Texas Deputy Slaying: Suspect Shannon Miles Charged in Killing of Darren Goforth

Authorities have arrested a suspect in the "execution-style" shooting of a uniformed Texas sheriff's deputy.<p>Shannon J. Miles, 30, of Houston, has been charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren H. Goforth, officials said Saturday afternoon.<p>Goforth, …

IS cracks down on western Iraqi town after rare protest

BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants moved on Saturday to stamp out dissent in a remote western Iraqi town, detaining at least 70 and tying dozens …

Border Crossings

Hurricane Katrina Was a Nightmare for Inmates in New Orleans

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, we revisited the horrific story of the inmates who were stuck in the hellish Orleans Parish Prison.<p>On Saturday, August 27, 2005, two days before Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf coast, Dan Bright was locked inside Orleans Parish Prison (OPP) on what he calls …

India village council orders rape of two sisters

The rights group Amnesty International has called on Indian authorities to ensure the safety of two young women after their local village council ordered them to be raped and paraded naked after their brother eloped with a married woman.<p>The unelected all-male village council in Baghpat, Uttar …

Oklahoma police arrest son of politician fatally stabbed at restaurant

Oklahoma City labor commissioner Mark Costello’s 26-year-old son arrested on first-degree murder charge at scene of Sunday’s incident<p>A man charged with killing his father, who was Oklahoma’s labor commissioner, repeatedly stabbed him with a large kitchen knife in the neck and head at a busy …

13 Ways Beauty Bloggers Use Baking Soda in Their Beauty Routine

One of the most awesome trends to take over the beauty world is the push for more natural beauty products. Vloggers talk about it, bloggers talk about it and we’re definitely into it too. After all, many of us are totally obsessed with keeping our skin glowing and fresh, so why not keep it healthy …

Native Americans seek hate crime investigation in killing

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Wyoming man who said he was tired of "homeless" people causing problems in the city parks shot two men, one fatally, while they were lying on beds in a drug and alcohol detox center, said police in Riverton, Wyoming.<p>Native American leaders said the victims are members of the Northern …

Newly Released Dashcam Video Shows Sandra Bland Traffic Stop

Texas lawmakers who reviewed dashcam footage of the arrest of Sandra Bland confirmed Tuesday that she was "threatened" with a Taser during a traffic stop — and believe that she should never have been arrested.<p>"Once you see what occurred, you will probably agree with me that she shouldn’t have been …

New dashcam video details Sandra Bland's arrest

North Korea Has Banned Foreign Envoys From Having Media Critical of Kim Jong Un

Foreign diplomats are no longer allowed to keep content critical of the North Korean regime or supreme leader Kim Jong Un, according to a new …

North Korea

In an IS training camp, children told: Behead the doll

SANLIURFA, Turkey (AP) — The children had all been shown videos of beheadings and told by their trainers with the Islamic State group that they would …

Star Wars Tweets That It's Not Cool With Amy Schumer's GQ Shoot

One <i>Star Wars</i> fan expressed his feelings on Amy Schumer's recent August <i>GQ</i> cover story on Twitter, tagging the film's page. The official <i>Star Wars</i> account responded to him simply stating that the production company did not "approve, participate in or condone the inappropriate use" of its characters. …

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Yahoo's new messenger is a silent video app called Livetext

But it's only available in Hong Kong — for now<p>Yahoo is taking another crack at the crowded messenger market with Livetext, a strange video chat app currently available only in the Hong Kong iTunes Store. Yahoo describes the new app, which was first spotted by <i>TechCrunch</i>, as "the most natural way to …

China to deport foreign tourists after 'Genghis Khan video'

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will deport nine foreign tourists whom it detained last weekend, apparently after some of them they watched a documentary on Genghis Khan in their hotel room, a spokesman for two of the tourists said on Saturday.<p>The release of the group - five South Africans, three Britons …

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