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Ohio governor bans abortions after 20 weeks while vetoing 'heartbeat' bill

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ohio Gov. John Kasich vetoed a measure that would have outlawed abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected while approving a law that prevents them after 20 weeks of pregnancy.<p>The vetoed proposal, commonly referred to as the "heartbeat bill," would have been the nation's strictest …

Abortion

White wine raises melanoma risk, study says

Alcohol has been linked to several different cancers, some more strongly than others. Now a study adds a new type of cancer to the list, and it's an unexpected one: Brown University researchers say that drinking, even in moderate amounts, is associated with higher rates of melanoma -- the deadliest …

Cancer

Trump picks longtime friend of Beijing as U.S. ambassador to China | Reuters

BEIJING/NEW YORK (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump will nominate Iowa Governor Terry Branstad as the next U.S. ambassador to China, choosing a longstanding friend of Beijing after rattling the world’s second largest economy with tough talk on trade and a telephone call with the leader of …

China

The 88-Year-Old Tailor Who Dresses Trump and Obama Is Suing Brooks Brothers

The 88-year-old tailor whose handmade suits have been worn by everyone from President Eisenhower to President-elect Trump delivered a different kind …

Brooks Brothers
North Carolina
North Carolina

See how zero electricity DIY air conditioner works

Leeanna McLean<b><br>Digital Reporter</b><p>Thursday, June 9, 2016, 1:02 PM - Air conditioning is not an option for most people living with sweltering heat in …

Hacking

Mom Reunites With Kidnapped Son After 21 Years Apart

Steve Hernandez tenderly wiped tears from his mother’s face. They were standing in an austere room in the San Bernardino County district attorney's office. Maria Mancia couldn’t stop crying as she wrapped her arms around her son.<p>It was their first embrace in 21 years -- a long-delayed reunion that …

Crime

Democrats united behind Clinton, GOP divided on Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Democratic establishment disarmed Bernie Sanders' political revolution in a swift and ruthless counter coup Thursday, lining up behind its own heir apparent, Hillary Clinton.<p>The Vermont senator came to Washington for a round of polite, high-level endgame talks after a …

Government

MH370: More possible debris found off Madagascar and Australia

<b>(CNN) —</b> Investigators will examine multiple pieces of debris found off Madagascar and Australia to see if they belong to missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.<p>Three pieces were found by American lawyer Blaine Gibson on the island of Nosy Boraha, off the east coast of Madagascar.<p>Another was found …

Airplanes

Delaware Just Got Sued by 21 Other States Over Unclaimed Checks

Twenty-one U.S. states led by Texas and Arkansas on Thursday announced a lawsuit against Delaware, accusing it of violating federal law by snatching …

U.S. Supreme Court

College boots ex-Delta Force hero after complaint from LGBT activists

Jerry Boykin is the kind of man you’d want teaching your sons – a good and decent man, an honorable man – a Christian man.<p>For the past nine years the retired lieutenant general has taught leadership and ethics at Hampden-Sydney College, a highly regarded, all-male school based in Virginia. By many …

LGBTQI

Video shows Hillary Clinton 'lying for 13 minutes'

A YouTube video entitled "Hillary Clinton lying for 13 minutes straight" has been viewed more than seven million times on the internet.<p>The video shows Mrs Clinton changing her positions on a variety of issues including Wall Street, healthcare, trade deals, and same sex marriage<p>Mrs Clinton, the …

Freddie Gray case: Judge challenges prosecution claim

<b>Baltimore, Maryland (CNN) —</b> A Baltimore judge deciding the fate of one of six officers charged in the Freddie Gray case on Thursday challenged prosecutors' claim that the takedown and subsequent arrest of Gray without probable cause amounted to a criminal assault.<p>The 25-year-old black prisoner died …

Justice

The Complete Raspberry Pi 3 Starter Kit | Popular Science Shop

<b>Raspberry Pi 3</b><p>Learn to Code & Build Programs with this Family-Friendly CPU Designed by Leading Computer Science Educators<p>Raspberry Pi is a compact computer developed by leading computer science educators to help people of all ages explore computing and learn how to program. Simply plug it into a …

Maryland delegate for Trump charged with child pornography and possession of illegal gun and explosives

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Maryland man who was elected as a delegate for Donald Trump to the Republican National Convention has been charged with creation and possession of child pornography and possession of an illegal gun and explosives.<p>A federal grand jury indicted Caleb Bailey on Wednesday, following an …

Crime

Japan is the 'land of the setting sun' for investors

On the surface, Japan's stock market looks promising. The Tokyo Stock Price Index, or TOPIX, trades at a price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 16, which isn't terribly cheap - but is 20 percent below its 10-year average. Shares have fallen 20 percent from an 18-year high in June 2015, and are down an …

Stock Markets

The worst is yet to come for the mining sector

After gold rose 20%, iron ore jumped 65%, and oil went up 50% from its January lows, most commodities seem to be giving up their gains as of late.<p>Ratings agency Moody's issued a report last week noting that persistently low oil prices will fuel the increase in commodities sector defaults, with …

Oil & Gas Industry

FDA bans sale of e-cigarettes and cigars to people under 18

The FDA's regulation had been highly anticipated after the agency issued a proposed rule two years ago on how to regulate the $3 billion e-cigarette industry and these other products.<p>The FDA said in a statement the regulations will bring these products in line with how it oversees other tobacco …

Public Health

China is warning the European Union to stop interfering in Hong Kong affairs

Hua Chunying, a spokeswoman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry, made the remarks at a press conference on Tuesday, a day after the European Union released a highly critical annual report on Hong Kong.<p>"We call on the European Union to stop interfering in Hong Kong affairs," she said.<p>A spokesman for …

Hong Kong

Decline in iPhone sales leads to first revenue decline in 13 years for Apple

Much of the falloff is attributable to the stuggling Chinese economy, still the second-largest market in the world for Apple products behind the US<p>Apple shares dropped on Tuesday afternoon after the company reported a nearly 13% fall in quarterly sales, the first time revenue at the world’s most …

iPhone

Mizzou professor who called for 'muscle' against journalist suggests she was fired because of 'racial politics'

She hit back at critics this week in an interview in The Chronicle of Higher Education. In the interview, she suggested that Mizzou's Board of Curators fired her because of her race, according to Reason.com.<p>"This is all about racial politics," she told The Chronicle, according to Reason. "I'm a …

Justice

SEOUL: North Korea is gearing up for a fifth nuclear test

North Korea said two days ago it had successfully test-fired a ballistic missile from a submarine in a continuation of its weapons tests during ongoing South Korea-U.S. military drills. Seoul officials said they could not confirm whether Saturday's test-firing was a success.<p>Meeting with senior …

North Korea

There will be a huge new 'Panama Papers' data dump

The group has already released a host of information regarding how major figures in politics and business store their wealth in tax havens.<p>On Wednesday the ICIJ said in an email that on May 9 it would "publish what will likely be the largest-ever release of information about secret offshore …

Corruption

Harvard mumps outbreak grows; dozens infected

<b>(CNN) —</b> Please stop infecting one another.<p>That is Harvard University's message to its students after a mumps outbreak left 40 people sick over the past two months.<p>The university first announced mumps cases in February, and infections have steadily increased despite efforts to isolate patients.<p>Paul …

Public Health

Oil and gas producers ‘in distress’ as low oil price pain continues

Many US producers borrowed heavily and cheaply to cash in on the shale boom, but prices of around $30 a barrel are now causing severe difficulties<p>Low oil and gas prices are close to triggering a wave of bankruptcies and debt defaults among US producers, investors fear. The fall in the oil price to …

Oil & Gas Industry

Black water pouring out of Texas town's faucets

A Texas town is facing another crisis days after its mayor, city manager, mayor pro tempore, a city councilman and a former councilman were arrested earlier this week.<p>Crystal City residents don’t have any water they can drink. Black water came out of the pipes in homes in the tiny city where the …

Snorkeling

Richard Branson Unveils New Virgin Galactic Spaceship, Stephen Hawking Helps Name It

In the latest chapter of Virgin Galactic’s space tourism story, Sir Richard Branson yesterday unveiled the company’s newest version of SpaceShipTwo, called VSS “Unity.” The craft is the result of a valiant effort by staffers to replace SS2 “Enterprise,” which, after 55 test flights – four of them …

Space Travel

US Air Force test-launches Minuteman missile from California

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Air Force says an unarmed Minuteman 3 missile has been launched from California's central coast in the latest test of the intercontinental system.<p>The missile blasted off at 11:34 p.m. PST from Vandenberg Air Force Base northwest of Los …

Military