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Facebook is testing a feature called 'Sets' like Pinterest

Daily Mail - 4 hours 50 min ago
The new feature means Facebook users globally could create themed collections. It is currently being tested on select users (stock image).

World shares rise as investors await Japan vote, Fed pick

TownHall - 5 hours 2 min ago
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets pushed higher Friday on investor optimism over the global outlook despite uncertainties over the outcome of political events in China and Japan and speculation over Trump's choice for the next Fed chief.KEEPI

Egypt releases Egyptian-Irish after 4 years detention

TownHall - 5 hours 3 min ago
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities have released an Irish-Egyptian man who was detained for four years on charges related to a Muslim Brotherhood protest in Cairo in 2013.Ibrahim Halawa's release comes a month after an Egyptian court acquitted hi

Shin fires 67 to share lead at Taiwan Championship

TownHall - 5 hours 9 min ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Jenny Shin shot a 5-under-par 67 for a share of the lead with Eun-Hee Ji after the second round of the Taiwan Championship on Friday.Shin offset a pair of bogeys with seven birdies at Miramar Resort and Country Club.

Butter shortage in France as global demand grows

TownHall - 5 hours 13 min ago
PARIS (AP) — Blame the croissant.French pastries, and butter, have become so popular abroad that the increased demand led to a mini shortage of the dairy product in French supermarkets.According to the body in charge of listing the cost o

Trump's border wall models take shape in San Diego

TownHall - 5 hours 17 min ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The last two of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall took shape Thursday at a construction site in San Diego.The prototypes form a tightly packed row of imposing concrete and metal panels, including

Hurricanes, earthquakes estimated to cost industry $95B

TownHall - 5 hours 17 min ago
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss Re, one of the world's biggest reinsurers, estimates that Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, plus two recent earthquakes in Mexico will cost the industry about $95 billion.The Zurich-based company, which as a reinsurer provid

Drone video shows devastation in Raqqa, Syria

TownHall - 5 hours 19 min ago
RAQQA, Syria (AP) — Drone footage from the northern Syrian city of Raqqa shows the extent of devastation caused by weeks of fighting between Kurdish-led forces and the Islamic State group and thousands of bombs dropped by the U.S.-led coalition.

Heiress, 20, smirks talking to police after killing five

Daily Mail - 5 hours 22 min ago
Alyona Zaitseva, 20, is said to have been travelling at more than 60mph in 35mph area when she crashed into pedestrians, killing five, in central Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Syrian refugee detained in Greece on terror charge

TownHall - 5 hours 23 min ago
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Police in northern Greece say a 32-year-old Syrian refugee has been arrested on terrorism-related charges following a review of his asylum application.Authorities said the man was detained in the northeast city of Ale

Survivors attend benefit concert for Vegas shooting victims

TownHall - 5 hours 25 min ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Some survivors of the Las Vegas mass shooting said they were ready for closure, though they confessed feeling engulfed by anxiety and security fears while gathering in a large group for the first time since the attack.Forty-nine

Pro-independence Catalans make cash withdrawals in protest

TownHall - 5 hours 28 min ago
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Bank customers in Catalonia on Friday were withdrawing symbolic amounts of money from financial institutions that have moved their official headquarters to other locations in Spain amid a political crisis over the region's indep

George W. Bush delivers clear rebuke, without mentioning Trump by name (Julia Fair/USA Today)

Memeorandum - 6 hours 46 min ago

Julia Fair / USA Today:
George W. Bush delivers clear rebuke, without mentioning Trump by name  —  Former president George W. Bush on Thursday called on Americans to reject bigotry and white supremacy.  —  In a speech for the Bush Institute's Spirit of Liberty event in New York, Bush made bold statements that seemed …

Thieves steal $50K in items from Mariah Carey's home

Daily Mail - 6 hours 51 min ago
Mariah Carey had roughly $50,000 worth of purses and sunglasses stolen from her Los Angeles mansion during a break-in. Burglars gained access to her residence around 3am Thursday.

Qantas releases ad offering to pay for US passports

Daily Mail - 6 hours 54 min ago
Australia's flagship airline carrier Qantas has released a cringe-worthy new video hoping to entice Americans to visit the nation, in which they offer to pay their $135 passport fee.

Gold Star widow shares condolence phone call with Trump 

Daily Mail - 7 hours 10 min ago
Amid controversy surrounding Trump's interaction with one Gold Star family, another widow shared her uplifting phone call with the President.

Top ways you can tell if you have a power hungry boss

Daily Mail - 7 hours 37 min ago
Workplace expert Michelle Gibbings has revealed the red flags you need to be aware of that could signal power problems in the workplace.

Survivors of Las Vegas massacre attend benefit concert

Daily Mail - 7 hours 42 min ago
Survivors of the Las Vegas massacre gathered for a benefit concert on Thursday night headlined by American country music duo Big & Rich.

Texas city offers Hurricane Harvey relief only to those who won't boycott Israel

UPI - 7 hours 45 min ago
A Texas city is telling its residents that if they want aid to rebuild from the damage of Hurricane Harvey, they have to promise not to boycott Israel.

Mom and her five kids killed in house fire are identified

Daily Mail - 7 hours 58 min ago
Randy Feldschau identified the family from Silsbee, Texas, as 31-year-old Ashley Pickering and her five children, Camden, three; twins Cash and Cavence; four, Serenity; seven, and Cristian, 11.


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