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Jan 23 2018

Amiibo-Like PlayStation Totaku Figurines Detailed

GameStop will be the exclusive seller of Totaku figures in the U.S., and they'll be launching on March 23rd with pre-orders now available. I don't know what a "Totaku" i...

Jan 22 2018

Pentagon says confronting Iran now tops terrorism concerns

A spokesman for the Chinese embassy in Washington told Xinhua news agency that China seeks global partnerships rather than global hegemony, and used a Chinese phrase that...

Jan 22 2018

US government shutdown shows Congress 'playing politics' with military pay, Pence says

Unrest since the announcement has left at least 17 Palestinians dead, majority killed in clashes with Israeli forces. During the visit, Pence told Sisi that the U.S. "W...

Jan 21 2018

The federal government may shut down. Here's what it means to you

A White House representative did not immediately respond to CNBC's request for comment about Schumer's remarks. "The blame should crash entirely on President Trump's ...

Jan 21 2018

Russia's Lavrov: Iran nuclear deal can not survive if U.S. pulls out

US President Donald Trump said a week ago that if the "disastrous flaws" of the 2015 global agreement to curb Iran's nuclear program were not fixed within 120 days then W...

Jan 20 2018

Bitcoin dips below $10000

Other cryptocurrencies plunged as well. Last week, South Korea's justice minister said that his ministry was preparing a bill that could ban trading via some cry...

Jan 19 2018

YouTube Deleting 'Tide Pod Challenge' Videos for Encouraging Dangerous Behavior in Teens

It doesn't end well. "It can cause other GI (gastrointestinal) problems, it can lead to even what we've seen a loss of consciousness and worse case scenario it can lead t...

Jan 19 2018

Oil spill off China coast now the size of Paris

Officials are calling it "the worst oil spill disaster in decades" and comparing it to a tanker spill in 1991, when 260,000 tonnes of oil leaked off the East African co...

Jan 19 2018

Dem Schachtner beats GOP's Jarchow for 10th Senate District seat

A Democrat resoundingly defeated her Republican rival to win the Wisconsin state Senate election Tuesday night, flipping a seat that had been red for almost two decades-a...

Jan 19 2018

Buses carrying Apple and Google employees attacked

Apple has rerouted some of its buses following the incidents . It's being reported that at least five buses used to transport Apple employees to the company's headquar...

Jan 19 2018

Here's When You Can Buy Legal Cannabis In Massachusetts

Under current federal law any financial institution or ATM deployer with ties to the legal cannabis industry could be subject to criminal and civil action by the U.S. (Th...

Jan 18 2018

White House 'Excited' About Impending Fake News Awards

Mr McCain pointed to the rise in attacks on reporters internationally last year, which the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) declared one of the most risky years...

Jan 18 2018

Subpoena sniffs for "Sloppy Steve"

Former chief White House strategist Steve Bannon will not stonewall special counsel Robert Mueller like he did the House Intelligence Committee , the Daily Beast re...

Jan 17 2018

Blake Griffin has hilarious response to Clippers-Rockets beef

Clippers guard, one of seven players the Rockets traded along with a first-round pick to get Paul, was the most impactful player in the game . "You're always judged...

Jan 17 2018

President vows to uproot 'terror nests' in Syria

And at the weekend, the USA -led coalition fighting IS said it was working to create a 30,000-strong border security force in northern Syria that would deploy along the T...

Jan 17 2018

Rohingya repatriation 'physical arrangement' deal struck

The Bangladesh government refused to issue birth certificates to Rohingya babies who are born into refugee camps, so technically, they do not exist. The repatriation pr...

Jan 16 2018

Firefighter Catches Child Thrown From Balcony to Escape Blaze

The early morning blaze, which consumed the Avondale Forest Apartments on Pine Tree Circle near Memorial Drive in Decatur, Ga., displaced dozens of people and sent severa...

Jan 16 2018

Girl In Hijab Not Attacked By Scissors According To Police

Khawlah Noman, 11, reported to police on Friday that she was heading to the Pauline Johnson Junior Public School when she was approached from behind by a man who pulled...

Jan 16 2018

United States treats Turkey as its 'enemy', says PM Yildirim

Ankara's resentment was prompted by the article published on the Defense Post news website on Saturday, in which the spokesman of the US-led coalition fighting against ...

Jan 15 2018

Israel Says It Destroyed A 'Terror Tunnel' To Egypt, Gaza Strip

Gaza is run by Islamist group Hamas , which has fought three wars with Israel and is designated a terrorist group by Western countries and Israel. The army said that ...