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  • Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ film gets a title

    The Han Solo “Star Wars” prequel film finally has a name, and the title is a little on the nose. “Solo: A Star Wars Story” is the aptly-named title of the upcoming origins story about Han Solo, the famous smuggler-turned-hero of the previous “Star Wars” films. It's official. #starwars Han Solo movie title is revealed! — 9GAG (@9GAG) October 17, 2017 “As we wrap up production I just want to take this moment to thank an incredibly talented cast and crew […]

  • Dow cruises past 23,000 for the first time

    The Dow has rocketed through yet another milestone — 23,000. Wall Street’s latest record shows how hot the stock market has become over the past year. The Dow was sitting at just 18,333 on Election Day. But since President Trump’s election, the average has spiked more than 4,600 points, or about 25%. The Dow has notched 66 record highs in that time. Trump’s political problems haven’t fazed investors, in part because the market has been supported by healthy corporate profits […]

  • Trump says Marino withdrawing consideration as drug czar after ’60 Minutes’ report

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that Rep. Tom Marino, a Pennsylvania Republican, has withdrawn his name from consideration to become the nation’s next drug czar. “Rep. Tom Marino has informed me that he is withdrawing his name from consideration as drug czar,” Trump tweeted. “Tom is a fine man and a great Congressman!” Rep.Tom Marino has informed me that he is withdrawing his name from consideration as drug czar. Tom is a fine man and a great Congressman! […]

  • Google drones will drop burritos into people’s yards in Australia

    Drones bearing piping hot burritos are about to start swooping down on the Australian countryside. At least, that’s the plan for Google affiliate Project Wing, which on Tuesday announced new tests of its drone delivery service with two Australian businesses, a Mexican taqueria chain and a drugstore company. It’s not the first time the Project Wing team has used drones to send people burritos. It did that last year with Chipotle at Virginia Tech University, but that was “in an open field, not […]

  • 3 roofers set hammers aside to stand for national anthem

    WATERVILLE, Maine — As the Waterville, Maine, High School football players took the field on Saturday and everyone in the stands rose for the National Anthem, a buzz went through the crowd. “Hey, look. They’re not kneeling.” Michelle Lyons Cossar turned around and spotted three men atop a roof adjacent to the field standing with their hands on their chest. “When I looked over the fence, I saw them standing and respecting the flag even though they didn’t have to,” […]

  • Mistrial declared in burning death of Mississippi teen

    BATESVILLE, Miss. — A judge declared a mistrial Monday in the case of a Mississippi teenager who was burned to death three years ago. The jury failed to reach a verdict. Quinton Tellis, 29, was charged with capital murder because 19-year-old Jessica Chambers’ death in December 2014 occurred during the commission of another crime, third-degree arson. If convicted, Tellis could have faced life in prison after prosecutors did not seek the death penalty. Tellis, who was charged in 2016 while […]

  • Mom charged with murder after allegedly putting kids in oven, turning it on

    ATLANTA — Two Atlanta toddlers were found dead late Friday night and the mother of the children has been charged with murder, according to WGCL. According to an arrest warrant obtained by WXIA, investigators believe the mother, 24-year-old Lamora Williams, put the children in an oven and turned it on. Officers were called out to the Oakland City West End Apartments on Friday night where two infants, 1-year-old Jakarter Penn and 2-year-old Keyounte Penn, were found dead. Police said the […]

  • Former Gardner-Webb soccer player shot in head in Las Vegas massacre takes her first steps

    Less than two weeks after she was shot in the head during the Las Vegas massacre, Tina Frost has taken her first steps. Over the weekend, the 27-year-old took three steps from her hospital bed to a chair and another three steps back with assistance from her nurses, says a GoFundMe page updated by a family friend. In addition to walking, Frost now opens her left eye to look around. Her right eye, damaged by the gunman’s bullet, was replaced […]

  • Courtney Love warned women about Harvey Weinstein

    A video of Courtney Love warning young actresses about Harvey Weinstein has been burning up the internet. The video, which was first surfaced by TMZ, was shot in 2005 on the red carpet for the Pamela Anderson Comedy Central Roast. Love is asked if she has any advice for “a young girl moving to Hollywood.” Love first hesitates and says, “I’ll get libeled if I say it.” “If Harvey Weinstein invites you to a private party in the Four Seasons […]

  • Women ID as assault, harassment victims with ‘me too’ tweets

    Two simple words became a rallying cry on Twitter to stand against sexual harassment and assault. “Me too.” Social media was flooded with messages Sunday, mostly from women, who tagged their profiles to indicate that they have been sexually harassed or assaulted. On Sunday actress Alyssa Milano tweeted a note that read “Suggested by a friend: If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote “Me too” as a status, we might give people a sense of […]

  • Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty in desertion, avoids trial

    Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl plead guilty Monday to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy after the Taliban held him for nearly five years. Bergdahl was charged after he disappeared from his base in Afghanistan in June 2009 and was held in captivity by the Taliban until May 2014. The Taliban released Bergdahl in a prisoner swap for five detainees at Guantanamo Bay. During questioning from a judge Monday, Bergdahl said, “I left my observation post on my own.” He also said, […]

  • Rand Paul after golf with Trump: ‘The President never loses, didn’t you know?’

    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul praised President Donald Trump’s moves on taxes and health care after the President beat him in a round of golf Sunday at Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia. “The President never loses, didn’t you know?” Paul told reporters after the game. “The President and his partner beat myself and my partner by three holes. He’s a little better golfer than I am, admittedly, but we had a good time.” Paul added that he’s excited about […]