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Trader Joe's employee was killed by officer's bullet, LAPD says

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> Melyda Corado, a Trader Joe's assistant manager who died during a shootout Saturday, was killed by an officer's bullet, Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore said.<p>"I am truly sorry," Moore said at a news conference Tuesday. "It is unimaginable, the pain of the Corado family. We …

Trader Joe's

North Korea begins dismantling key test site, satellite imagery suggests

SEOUL — North Korea has begun dismantling the facilities at the satellite launch station in Sohae, according to an analysis of commercial satellite imagery released on the 38 North website.<p>The Sohae location has been the main site for North Korean satellite launches since 2012. The testing …

North Korea

Wildfires in Greece kill 74 in deadliest blazes in decades

RAFINA, Greece (AP) — The death toll from Greece's deadliest wildfires in decades climbed to 74 Tuesday as rescue crews searched on land and sea for those who sought to escape the blazes that engulfed popular summer resort spots near Athens.<p>The number of victims appeared set to go even higher, with …

Forests

Ivanka Trump is shutting down her fashion brand

Following streams of criticisms about potential conflicts of interest and a handful of protests, Ivanka Trump is shuttering her fashion brand.<p>Roughly …

Donald Trump

To Ease Pain of Trump’s Trade War: $12 Billion in Aid for Farmers

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced on Tuesday that it would provide up to $12 billion in emergency relief for farmers hurt by the president’s trade war, moving to blunt the financial damage to American agriculture and the political fallout for Republicans as the consequences of …

Tariffs

'Boy or girl?' Parents raising 'theybies' let kids decide

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Three-year-old twins Zyler and Kadyn Sharpe scurried around the boys and girls clothing racks of a narrow consignment store filled with toys. Zyler, wearing rainbow leggings, scrutinized a pair of hot-pink-and-purple sneakers. Kadyn, in a T-Rex shirt, fixated on a musical cube …

Parenting

Labour should drop action against Margaret Hodge, McDonnell says

Labour should drop its disciplinary inquiry into Dame Margaret Hodge for calling Jeremy Corbyn an antisemite, the shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, has said.<p>At a meeting of the parliamentary Labour party on Monday some MPs and peers are planning to push an emergency motion saying the PLP should …

Labour Party

Thousands mourn Kazakh skating Olympic medalist Denis Ten

ALMATY (Reuters) - Thousands of mourners packed into a sports hall to remember Kazakh figure skater Denis Ten on Saturday, two days after he was stabbed to death in the street in Almaty.<p>The Olympic bronze medalist, who turned 25 in June, was knifed in broad daylight during a struggle with two men …

Figure Skating

'Death traps': Federal officials have warned about dangers from duck boats for two decades

Federal officials have warned tourists for nearly 20 years about the dangers posed by amphibious tour boats, which have spotty and sometimes contradictory safety regulations because they are neither entirely boat or bus.<p>“Duck boats are death traps on both on water and on land,” said Andrew Duffy, …

Table Rock Lake

The generation that grew up on Stephen King is taking him back

The author is going through a cinematic renaissance, thanks to directors who grew up as fans.<p>Stephen King is one of mainstream fiction’s great …

Horror

'This is just the beginning': Using DNA and genealogy to crack years-old cold cases

For three decades, authorities in Fort Wayne, Indiana, had the DNA of the man who murdered 8-year-old April Tinsley in April 1988, but could not find him.<p>Police pleaded for leads, and chased them. They brought in FBI profilers, enlisted state and federal agents and went on “America’s Most Wanted.” …

Genealogy

Trump just offered one of the boldest lies of his presidency

Trump on Russia and the 2016 US election: You gonna believe me or your lying ears?<p>President Donald Trump just issued what was arguably the most bald-faced lie of his entire presidency — and that’s saying something.<p>Following massive bipartisan condemnation of Trump’s disastrous Monday press …

Donald Trump

Mariia Butina, Who Sought ‘Back Channel’ Meeting for Trump and Putin, Is Charged as Russian Agent

WASHINGTON — A Russian woman who tried to broker a secret meeting between Donald J. Trump and the Russian president, Vladimir V. Putin, during the 2016 presidential campaign was charged Monday and accused of working with Americans to carry out a secret Russian effort to influence American …

Donald Trump

MGM Sues Vegas Mass-Shooting Victims in Hopes of Limiting Liability

MGM Resorts International sued the victims of a Las Vegas music festival mass shooting in an effort to block any potential compensation claims …

MGM Resorts International

'We've Been Through Darker Times': Barack Obama Speaks In South Africa

<b>Updated at 12:05 p.m. ET.</b><p>Former President Barack Obama celebrated Nelson Mandela's life and legacy in South Africa on Tuesday with a speech that focused not only on the freedom Mandela came to symbolize, but the long walk it took to get there.<p>"We have to follow Madiba's example of persistence and …

South Africa

A Besieged Trump Says He Misspoke on Russian Election Meddling

WASHINGTON — Under unrelenting pressure from congressional Republicans, his own advisers and his allies on Fox News, President Trump abruptly reversed course on Tuesday and claimed he had misspoken during a news conference with President Vladimir V. Putin about whether Russia tried to influence the …

Donald Trump

Branding Putin

MOSCOW<p>In Vladimir Putin’s push to build Russia’s global influence, one of his most potent weapons is his own image.<p>Power ploys<p>Understanding Russia’s global influence<p>Confidence in the Russian leader has risen in several countries since 2014<p>2014<p>2017<p>79%<p>Vietnam 69%<p>54<p>50<p>Greece 41<p>Philippines 38<p>South Korea …

Russia

England finish fourth at World Cup 2018 as Belgium win 3rd place play-off

England have finished fourth at the 2018 World Cup, with Belgium winning Saturday's third-place play-off 2-0 to consign the Three Lions to …

Justice Department appeals Time Warner-AT&T merger approval

The Justice Department will appeal the AT&T-Time Warner merger approval, according to a court document filed Thursday.<p>Shares of AT&T slipped more …

Heirs can access Facebook account of deceased relatives: German court

BERLIN (Reuters) - Heirs in Germany have the right to access the Facebook accounts of their deceased relatives, a court said in a landmark privacy ruling on Thursday, saying a social media account can be inherited in the same way as letters.<p>The Federal Court of Justice in Karlsruhe ruled that the …

Social Media

Facebook recently closed a loophole that allowed third parties to discover the names of people in private, 'closed' Facebook groups

Facebook recently closed a privacy loophole that allowed third parties to discover the names of people in private, "closed" Facebook groups. A Chrome …

Big Twitter Accounts See Follower Numbers Drop After Fake-User Purge

<b>UPDATED:</b> As expected, Twitter’s elimination of “locked” users accounts from public follower counts has resulted in a decline for many users — …

How 20-Year-Old Kylie Jenner Built A $900 Million Fortune In Less Than 3 Years

K<p>ylie Jenner sits at a dark-wood dining table at her mother’s home in Calabasas, California, flicking through display options for a forthcoming pop-up shop. The youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner industrial complex needs to decide how to showcase products by her Kylie Cosmetics makeup …

Kylie Cosmetics

It may not be coming home, lads, but the England team sure brought people back together

LONDON — It may not be coming home after all, but despite falling a match short of playing for soccer's World Cup trophy, England's team will still receive a hero's welcome.<p>“They're coming home ... but everyone's a hero,” proclaimed the Sun newspaper. “End of the dream,” read the Guardian's front …

East London

Oprah expands her food empire

Oprah Winfrey is cooking up something new.<p>Winfrey's latest investment is in True Food Kitchen, a healthy restaurant chain backed by celebrity doctor Andrew Weil. Specific terms of the deal weren't disclosed, but the Phoenix-based chain said she's also joining the restaurant's board of directors and …

Food

ZTE Soars After U.S. Signs Deal to Lift Tech-Purchase Ban

ZTE Corp.’s shares surged after it inked an agreement with the Trump administration to allow the company to resume doing business with American …

Trump Administration

Business groups and unions clash over Supreme Court nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Business groups and labor unions have lined up on opposing sides of the pitched battle shaping up over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, whose approach to the law is widely seen as business-friendly.<p>Kavanaugh's rulings and written dissents generally …

Pfizer says it will postpone price increases after discussions with Trump

Pfizer announced on Tuesday it would postpone drug price hikes after an "extensive" conversation between the company's CEO and President Donald Trump.<p>…

Donald Trump

Why the Thailand Cave Rescue Was So Difficult: A Diver Explains

Rescue operations reached a successful climax at the Tham Luang Cave complex in northern Thailand on Tuesday, where divers pulled the last trapped members of the Wild Boars soccer team to safety. Twelve young team members and their coach had been trapped in the flooded cave complex in Chiang Rai …

Scuba Diving