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Brexit blamed as number of Britons applying for Irish passports rises by two thirds

The number of British people applying for Irish passports has risen by more than two thirds, indicating a continuing surge in Britons seeking to …

Georgia election seen as Trump political barometer

The battle for a House seat in Georgia’s sixth district — with a Tuesday primary election — is becoming a quasi-referendum on President Trump that will probably intensify over the next couple of months.<p>Democrats are rallying behind a 30-year-old political neophyte, Jon Ossoff, who is buoyed by $8.3 …

Kim Jong-un may be more of a wildcard than Trump, but he’s not as ignorant

If ever a global moment seemed so dangerous and unfathomably complex that only a superhero could resolve it, that moment is upon us.<p>With the …

Trump Chief Strategist Steve Bannon Removed From National Security Council

<b>Updated at 12:59 p.m. ET</b><p>Steve Bannon has been removed from his controversial role on the National Security Council just months after he was elevated to the position.<p>President Trump's chief strategist will no longer be a regular attendee of the principals committee of the NSC, but he will retain his …

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Typography Ruined The Oscars’ Biggest Moment. This Guy Fixed It

Do us a favor, and give designer Brandon Jameson a spare statuette.<p>By now, we’ve all seen the replays and read the analysis, breaking down how Warren Beatty could have gotten the wrong envelope for Best Picture. But something else could’ve prevented the biggest screw-up in Oscar history. If the …

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Your Guide to Steve Rogers' Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Evil Year

If you’re reading Marvel comics right now, then you’re probably aware that while Steve Rogers has taken up the Captain America mantle once more, …

Quirky font magically adjusts to what you're writing

With its geometric angles and art-deco aesthetic, Futuracha has become one of the most popular free fonts used by designers all over the world. …

The genesis of 'Rogue One,' the first 'Star Wars' you might not want to take your kid to

For nearly 40 years, the "Star Wars" franchise has been targeted at all ages, from the youngest padawans to the most grizzled Jedi masters. Speaking to The Times in 1977, shortly before the release of "A New Hope," George Lucas said he thought of the film — which was initially rated G until its …

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Obama On Russian Hacking: 'We Need To Take Action. And We Will'

President Obama says the United States will respond to Russian cyberattacks that the intelligence community has concluded were part of an effort to influence the 2016 presidential election.<p>In an interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep that is airing Friday on <i>Morning Edition,</i> Obama said, "I think there …

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Aleppo: New ceasefire deal reached

<b>(CNN) —</b> Aleppo residents will be allowed to leave on Thursday under a new ceasefire agreement reached overnight, a rebel group said.<p>According to Ahmad Qurah Ali, spokesman for the Ahrar al-Sham rebel group, the deal was reached late Wednesday and will permit injured people to be evacuated beginning …

Clinton in emotional post-election speech: 'Coming here tonight wasn't the easiest'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton, in her first public speech since last week's crushing presidential loss, admitted making the appearance "wasn't the easiest."<p>But speaking at the Children's Defense Fund's "Beat The Odds" Gala on Wednesday night, Clinton emotionally reflected about the 2016 loss …

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‘Deadpool’ Had An Interesting Character Trade With Marvel Over ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2’

<i>Deadpool</i> is definitely the best of the entire slate of <i>X-Men</i> films we’ve seen to date, followed closely by <i>X2</i> and <i>The Wolverine</i>. Those are stone cold facts and you can’t dispute them. But it turns out that part of Deadpool’s greatness is owed in part to Marvel Studios and a creative trade with Fox. It …

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Clinton, Trump make their closing arguments

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have a simple closing argument for voters: A loss in Tuesday's election would be catastrophic.<p>With four days remaining before the election, the White House rivals are speaking in increasingly stark terms about the stakes of the race. Clinton is portraying …

How the Chicago Cubs Made World Series History

This extraordinary Game 7 was for Judy Caldow, a retired teacher who sits in Section 309, Row 14, Seat 10 of the Wrigley Field bleachers. She has …

Baseball

Rain Delay Speech Helps End Drought as Chicago Cubs Win Historic World Series

CLEVELAND — Into the droughts fell the rain. Seventh game of the World Series, nine innings completed, the score 6-6 and, of course. This Fall Classic would not nearly be large enough to contain the 108 years the Chicago Cubs had gone since their last title and the 68 years for the Cleveland …

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Republican women increasingly fear party is alienating female voters

A growing number of prominent Republican women are worried that as members of their male-dominated party step up to defend Donald Trump against accusations of sexual assault, they are causing irreparable damage to the GOP’s deteriorating relationship with female voters.<p>Trump has faced questions …

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Poll: Republican Party Fractured as Hillary Clinton Maintains Solid Lead

Hillary Clinton’s 5-point lead over Donald Trump remains virtually unchanged since last week—but after prolonged in-fighting among GOP party leaders, a majority of Republicans and Republican-leaning voters (57 percent) see a lasting fracture in the Republican Party, according to the latest NBC …

Hard crash-landing may have wrecked Europe's Mars probe

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists say Europe's experimental Mars probe has hit the right spot but may have been destroyed in a fiery ball of rocket fuel …

Criminal botnets responsible for breaking the Internet last Friday

Last Friday, a large scale DDoS attack broke the Internet, and now we know that botnets using the Mirai malware are at least partially to blame.<p>Around 7 AM (EST) last Friday, people started noticing that they couldn’t access websites like Twitter, Netflix, Spotify, Reddit, and other …

Cybersecurity

Cause of Galaxy Note 7 overheating reportedly still a mystery

Nearly two months after Samsung announced a global recall of its new Galaxy Note 7, the electronics giant reportedly still doesn't know what is causing some phones to overheat and catch fire. And that mystery is delaying development of the Galaxy S8, its next flagship phone, the Wall Street Journal …

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The tumultuous 2016 campaign is in a sudden limbo

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The most dramatic and unpredictable presidential election in decades is suddenly slipping into a strange state of suspended animation.<p>Donald Trump and his team, facing widening deficits in the polls, insist the Republican nominee can still win. But he and his allies seem to be …

Trump delivers harsh remarks on Clinton at charity dinner

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump abandoned decades of tradition Thursday night with a tough takedown of Hillary Clinton at an annual charity dinner that prompted booing of the Republican presidential nominee.<p>Clinton's remarks, too, largely lacked the self-deprecating humor that is typical at the Al Smith …

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Donald Trump’s Crazy Handwriting Is Now A Free Font Called Tiny Hand

Tiny Hand could be the huckster’s Helvetica.<p>Although he’s known for his incessant tweeting, an interesting fact about Donald Trump is that he doesn’t really use computers outside of his iPhone. Although he aspires to lead the most technologically progressive nation on Earth, the Republican …

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Colorado: Camping on the side of Estes Park cliff | CNN Travel

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Avengers: Infinity War: Cobie Smulders spills beans on sign

Jimmy Kimmel knew his Monday night guest Cobie Smulders wouldn’t be able to talk much about her role in upcoming high-profile Marvel projects, but he …

Guardians of the Galaxy 2: Vin Diesel talks Baby Groot

The whole intergalactic gang is returning for <i>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2</i>, including everyone’s favorite space tree, but Vin Diesel says his Groot …

Marvel Universe

Battle for Mosul begins with gunfire and car bombs

<b>Near Mosul, Iraq (CNN) —</b> Two years ago, Iraqi soldiers in Mosul threw down their weapons and fled the city in terror as armed militants overran the streets under the banner of the emerging threat of ISIS.<p>On Monday, invigorated Iraqi forces and their allies started back down the road to Mosul to try …

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