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August 23, 2019

Kobe Bryant Birthday: Facts to Celebrate the Basketball Legend’s 41st Birthday

In his 41 years of life, basketball legend Kobe Bryant has racked up achievements few can even dream of accomplishing.
August 23, 2019

Trump, G-7 leaders to open summit centered on world economic system

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and other leaders of the world’s most industrialized nations will open their annual G-7 summit over the weekend by discussing the global economy.
August 23, 2019

As international financial image dims, options appear out of attain

WASHINGTON (AP) — As global leaders gather on two continents to take account of a darkening economic outlook, this is the picture they face:
August 22, 2019

Trump’s ‘Chosen One’ Comment and Spat with Denmark Shows His ‘Psychotic-Like State’ Says Doctor Who First Warned About President’s Mental Condition

One of the first psychiatrists who sounded the alarm over Donald Trump's state of mind has expressed renewed concern that the president's recent pronouncements show his cognitive abilities are deteriorating.
August 22, 2019

Long, Pointy Skulls of Starved Teenage Boys From Distant Lands Discovered in 1,500-year-old Burial Pit

The ancient remains of two teenage boys whose skulls were artificially deformed have been discovered in a Croatian burial pit. One of the boys was found to have had his skull lengthened using hard and rigid tools, while the other's skull had been compressed and heightened, likely with the use of bandages and tape.
August 22, 2019

Researchers suggest a brand new method for dismantling on-line hate networks

How do you get rid of hate speech on social platforms? Until now, companies have generally tried two approaches. One is to ban individual users who are caught posting abuse; the other is to ban the large pages and groups where people who practice hate speech organize and promote their noxious views.
August 22, 2019

Want Tokyo Olympic tickets? No downside in case you have $60,000

TOKYO (AP) — Having trouble getting tickets for next year’s Tokyo Olympics?That’s no problem if you have $60,000 to spare.
August 22, 2019

Trump: Germany, France should take again Islamic State fighters

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump challenged France, Germany and other countries on Wednesday to take back citizens captured fighting for the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq. Otherwise, he warned, the U.S. “will have no choice but to release them into the countries from which they came.”
August 22, 2019

Fed officers broadly divided on charges at July assembly

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials were widely divided at their meeting last month when they decided to cut rates for the first time in a decade, with some arguing for a bigger rate cut while others insisted the Fed should not cut rates at all.
August 22, 2019

Russia Says It ‘Will Always Stand’ with Venezuela Against U.S. As Secret Talks Emerge

Russia has reaffirmed its commitment to backing Venezuela as the Latin American state faced U.S.-led attempts to oust its government. Venezuela's government also recently revealed secret talks with Washington.