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Seth Meyers to Trump: Rocket Man is 'not a diss, that's a cool nickname'

According to Seth Meyers, Donald Trump may be pushing for Kim Jong-un to be cast alongside Tom Cruise in <i>Top Gun 2.</i><p>On Tuesday’s <i>Late Night</i>, the host used the beginning of his latest “Closer Look” segment to criticize the president’s nickname for the North Korean leader — but for a different reason …

RocketMan

Sarah Paulson Hiding From A Clown Is Extremely Relatable

As part of an "Ellen Show" prank.<p>Sarah Paulson is a favorite of modern day horror master Ryan Murphy, and she's bewitched audiences in installment after installment of <i>American Horror Story</i>. So what scares <i>her</i>? Turns out, anything Ellen DeGeneres sends her way, including clowns.<p>Ellen's celebrity …

American Horror Story

Red Sox become 1st MLB team to sign Tibetan-born player

Twitter/Pete Abe<p>The Boston Red Sox are looking far into the future with their latest signing.<p>The team has signed 16-year-old catcher Qiang Ba Ren …

Boston Red Sox

RG3 claps back at Santana Moss for saying he gloated about getting Shanahan fired

Griffin says Moss is lying about the QB being happy when Shanahan was let go<p>Few NFL stars have had their careers flame out with the ferocity of Robert Griffin III. The No. 2 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft led the Redskins to a division title and a playoff spot as a rookie, only to find himself on the …

Robert Griffin III

OmniFocus, OmniPlan, and OmniGraffle updated for iOS 11 w/ drag and drop, Files app support, more

The Omni Group today is updating a trio of its iOS apps to better take advantage of the changes in iOS 11. Task management app OmniFocus, graphic design app OmniGraffle, and project management app OmniPlan have all been updated with iOS 11 features following Apple’s release earlier today…<p>OmniFocus …

iOS

Kuo: If Face ID is 'Well Received,' It's Likely 2018 iPhones Will Fully Adopt TrueDepth Camera

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo this afternoon published a new research note for investors where he speculates about what Apple might do in future iPhones regarding Touch ID and Face ID. Investors, like many of us, are curious whether Apple plans to eliminate Touch ID in favor of Face ID, …

Touch ID

McKinsey drawn into South Africa's sprawling corruption scandal

The list of global companies being drawn into a vast graft scandal in South Africa is growing.<p>McKinsey is the latest to be implicated after the country's main opposition party filed criminal charges of fraud, racketeering and collusion against the consulting firm on Tuesday over its alleged ties to …

Corruption

Wells Fargo's lone outsider aims to clean up bank's reputation

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Before a sales scandal upended its reputation, Wells Fargo & Co (WFC.N) was something of a proud outsider in Washington and on Wall Street compared to its big bank peers.<p>Now the only one of 11 executive officers at the bank who did not work there before its fall from grace is a …

Wells Fargo

St. Louis faith leaders urge peace, justice amid turmoil

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Leaders of several faiths on Tuesday called for peace and justice amid the turmoil that followed the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the 2011 death of a black man.<p>Several hundred people gathered on a hot, unshaded public plaza for an interfaith service …

Policing

China offers support for strife-torn Venezuela at United Nations

BEIJING (Reuters) - China believes that the Venezuelan government and people can resolve their problems within a legal framework and maintain national stability, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his Venezuelan counterpart at the United Nations.<p>At least 125 people have been killed in four …

China

Trump Takes to Twitter to Pan the Emmy Ratings

President Trump had international affairs on his mind Tuesday morning. In his speech before the United Nations, he threatened to “totally destroy North Korea.” He lambasted the Iran nuclear deal. And he proclaimed that parts of the world “are going to hell.”<p>But by late Tuesday night, Mr. Trump was …

First on CNN: An inside look Sen. Menendez's vacation spot in the Dominican Republic

<b>Newark, New Jersey (CNN) —</b> Federal prosecutors in Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial have painted a posh picture of the New Jersey Democrat living beyond his means on white sand beaches at resorts in the Dominican Republic, all thanks to his friend and co-defendant, Dr. Salomon Melgen.<p>CNN obtained …

Dominican Republic

Dolphins’ Lawrence Timmons suspended indefinitely after unexcused absence

The Miami Dolphins suspended linebacker Lawrence Timmons indefinitely on Tuesday, days after the 31-year-old reportedly disappeared from the team hotel in Los Angeles, causing the team to file a missing persons report. Timmons, who was signed to a two-year, $10 million deal in March, was later …

Miami Dolphins

The Latest: Mexico's president says 22 dead at fallen school

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local):<p>11:00 p.m.<p>Mexico's president says 22 people have died at a school that collapsed in the nation's capital due to Tuesday's 7.1 earthquake.<p>President Enrique Pena Nieto said that two of the bodies found were …

Mexico

Walmart to offer extra holiday hours for current workers

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart won't be doing large-scale holiday hiring at its stores this year. Instead, like last year, it will offer extra hours to its current workers.<p>The nation's largest private employer says, however, that it will be taking on more temporary workers at its distribution centers. But …

Trends

As Angel Investments Become Restricted, Venture Capital Fills The Void In India

Last month, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) formed a committee to examine angel networks in the country.<p>The market regulator shot off notices to over a dozen such networks in the past two months, asking them to provide details on their fundraising process and explain whether they …

Venture Capital

Sinopec president Wang Yupu to head China's work safety body

BEIJING (Reuters) - Sinopec <600028.SS> president Wang Yupu has been appointed the Communist party chief of China's work safety administration, the state body said in a statement late on Tuesday, effectively heading up the safety watchdog.<p>The 61-year old oil industry veteran will lead the body as …

China

At U.N., Britain to push internet firms to remove extremist content quicker

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The leaders of Britain, France and Italy will push social media companies on Wednesday to remove "terrorist content" from the internet within one to two hours of it appearing because they say that is the period when most material is spread.<p>British Prime Minister Theresa …

United Nations

Buffett calls pessimists about United States 'out of their mind'

Uncertainty about how the United States will cope with growing tumult in the world has not dampened Warren Buffett's optimism for the country's prospects over the long term -- even 100 years into the future.<p>"Whenever I hear people talk pessimistically about this country, I think they're out of …

Warren Buffett

Twitter lurkers will love its new Popular Articles feature

In an effort to make its platform better for new and logged-out users – and presumably, folks who don’t tweet much – Twitter is rolling out a new feature that surfaces articles that people in your feed are talking about.<p>BuzzFeed News first spotted links to stories under a ‘Popular Articles’ header …

Marketing

Man testifies in trial over NBA players assault

PHOENIX (AP) — The man accusing NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris of aggravated assault was pressed Tuesday by defense lawyers about his financial motives in the case.<p>An Arizona grand jury indicted the Morris brothers on felony aggravated assault charges. They are accused of helping three …

Crime

5 things to know about the U.S. Open Cup

Sporting Kansas City will host the New York Red Bulls in the U.S. Open Cup championship game at Children's Mercy Park on Wednesday (ESPN2, 9 p.m. ET).<p>While SKC is going for its fourth U.S. Open Cup title, NYRB still is seeking its first. The winner also earns a berth in the 2019 CONCACAF Champions …

Soccer

Did Miley Cyrus Write Love Song About Leaving Stella Maxwell For Liam Hemsworth?

Miley Cyrus’ new album promises to be quite confessional. She’s dropped a lyric from a song called ‘She’s Not Him’ that sounds like she’s talking …

Liam Hemsworth

Linda Hamilton Returning to the Terminator Franchise with James Cameron

Is this why Cameron was so critical of Wonder Woman?<p>After three movies and one TV series without them, the original <i>Terminator</i> dream team is reuniting for an as-yet-untitled sixth installment in the franchise. <b>James Cameron</b> announced at a private event Tuesday night that the original Sarah Connor,</b> …

Science Fiction

President Trump Calls Emmy Award Ratings ‘the Worst Ever’ After Multiple Jokes Were Made About Him

President Donald Trump is once again taking aim at the “rigged” Emmys — with the Leader of The Free World rejoicing over the award show’s low ratings.<p>…

Donald Trump

Before Wisconsin, Foxconn Vowed Big Spending in Brazil. Few Jobs Have Come.

Before the Taiwanese manufacturing giant Foxconn pledged to spend $10 billion and create 13,000 jobs in Wisconsin, the company made a similar promise in Brazil.<p>At a news conference in Brazil, Foxconn officials unveiled plans to invest billions of dollars and build one of the world’s biggest …

Foxconn

Trump takes a jab at the Emmys after threatening to 'destroy North Korea' in first UN speech

Two days after celebrities threw verbal jabs at President Donald Trump during the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards, Trump fired back at his critics with a tweet.<p>"I was saddened to see how bad the ratings were on the Emmys last night - the worst ever," Trump tweeted on Tuesday evening.<p>"Smartest people of …

North Korea

Donald Trump Calls This Year’s Emmys “The Worst Ever” | Deadline

It took him a while, but Donald Trump finally decided to throw in his two cents about this year’s Emmys, which had a fair share of criticism of the …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s long Twitter history with Emmys continues

U.S. President Donald Trump rarely seems to forget being scorned as he took a potshot at the Emmys on Twitter Monday night.<p>I was saddened to see how …

Donald Trump

Clinton mocks 'manspreading' Putin

NEW YORK (AP) — When Hillary Clinton took the guest's seat on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," she was in a mood to put Russian President Vladimir Putin on the psychiatrist's couch.<p>Clinton said Tuesday night that Putin interfered in the presidential election in part because of her work as …

Comedy