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At Least 2 Dead In Shooting Outside Fort Myers Nightclub: Reports

Lee Moran | July 25, 2016 | Crime
At least two people have been reportedly killed and up to 17 people seriously injured after shots were fired in the parking lot of a Florida nightclub. Gunfire broke out outside the Club Blu Bar and Grill in Fort Myers at around 12:30 a.m. Monday,...

John Oliver Reveals The Real Theme Of The 2016 GOP Convention

Lee Moran | July 25, 2016 | Comedy
The real theme of the “mismanaged shit-show” that was the Republican National Convention wasn’t policies based on facts. “It was a four-day exercise in emphasizing feelings over facts,” John Oliver said on...

Music Stars Join John Oliver To Demand That Politicians Stop Using Their Songs

Lee Moran | July 25, 2016 | Comedy
John Oliver brought a host of famous music stars together to demand that politicians stop using their songs in political campaigns. Usher, Sheryl Crow, Josh Groban and Cyndi Lauper were among the singers and musicians to appear in the “Don’t Use Our Song” clip on the...

Photos Show Devastation Left By Wildfire Consuming Southern California

Nick Visser | July 25, 2016 | Green
An out-of-control brush fire consumed hillsides around the Santa Clarita Valley near Los Angeles over the weekend, charring 33,000 acres and destroying more than a dozen structures in the region.  One person was found dead inside a burned vehicle, although it was unclear if the fire was...

Verizon To Acquire Yahoo In $5 Billion Deal: Report

Jade Walker | July 25, 2016 | Business
function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsitesection='+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video['package']){var c='&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D'+commercial_video['package'];a+=c}e.setAttribute('vdb_params',a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById('vidible_1'),onPlayerReadyVidible); (Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc will announce an agreement on Monday to buy Yahoo Inc for about $5 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter. The announcement...

Swathes Of The Great Barrier Reef Suffers 'Complete Ecosystem Collapse'

Dominique Mosbergen | July 25, 2016 | Green
It’s been a wretched year for Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the largest living structure and one of the most complex natural ecosystems on Earth.  The area suffered the worst bleaching event ever, one that impacted over 90 percent of the reef and killed more than a...

How Putin Weaponized Wikileaks to Influence the Election of an American President

Kelly Chen | July 24, 2016 | World
Evidence suggests that a Russian intelligence group was the source of the most recent Wikileaks intel dump, which was aimed to influence the U.S. election.  

Syrian Man Dies Carrying Bomb In Germany, Injures 12

Kelly Chen | July 25, 2016 | World
BERLIN/ANSBACH, Germany (Reuters) - A 27-year-old Syrian man denied asylum in Germany a year ago died on Sunday when he set off a bomb outside a crowded music festival in Bavaria, an official said, in the fourth violent attack in the country in less than a week....

With Donna Brazile, Democrats Dump One Centrist Loyalist For Another

Howard Fineman | July 24, 2016 | Politics
PHILADELPHIA ― Back in May, just as Hillary Clinton was locking up the Democratic nomination, a top Democrat in Congress told me that the then-reigning chairwoman of the party, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida, would be out of a job soon. “The Bernie Sanders people...

Don’t Get Excited About Polling Numbers For A Couple Of Weeks

Natalie Jackson | July 24, 2016 | Politics
As the Democratic National Convention begins on Monday, we’re going to start seeing results of polling conducted after the close of the Republican National Convention. Don’t get caught up in those numbers. They could change very quickly. Following the polls closely immediately after each convention is only...

'Star Trek Beyond' Debuts To A Solid $59.6 Million At The Weekend Box Office

Julia Brucculieri | July 24, 2016 | Entertainment
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Hillary Clinton On RNC's Relentless Focus On Her: 'Very Sad'

Marina Fang | July 24, 2016 | Politics
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said that she was “saddened” by the loud chants of “lock her up” at last week’s Republican National Convention, which dedicated a large portion of the proceedings to calling her character into question and attempting to portray her as a criminal....

Bernie Sanders Supporters Disrupt The Democratic Convention

Amanda Terkel | July 24, 2016 | Politics
PHILADELPHIA ― Thousands of backers of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) took to the streets Sunday in advance of the Democratic convention, kicking off a week of planned protests.  “I felt he worked so hard for the 99 percent, I could do my little bit and...

Politico Admits ‘Mistake’ In Sending DNC An Article In Advance

Michael Calderone | July 24, 2016 | Media
NEW YORK ― Politico acknowledged Sunday that it was a “mistake” for one of its top reporters to send the Democratic National Committee an advance copy of an article while emphasizing there were no substantive changes made to the piece prior to publication. A May 2 article by...

Mother Of Victim Linked To Long Island Serial Killer Case Found Dead

Nina Golgowski | July 24, 2016 | Crime
A New York woman whose escort daughter mysteriously died in 2010, leading to the discovery of a series of serial murders along a Long Island beach, was herself found dead Saturday, leading to her younger daughter’s arrest, police said. Mari Gilbert, 52, is believed to have been...

Lindsay Lohan Accuses Fiancé Of Cheating, Hints She's Pregnant

Julia Brucculieri | July 24, 2016 | Entertainment
Lindsay Lohan took to Twitter this weekend to call out her fiancé, Egor Tarabasov, for cheating on her. She also appeared to announce she is pregnant. The “Mean Girls” star reportedly shared a video on Snapchat Friday with the following message to Tarabasov: 

Get Used To These Extreme Summer Heat Waves

Lydia O'Connor | July 24, 2016 | Green

Los Angeles-Area Wildfire Spreads, Motorist Found Dead

Adam Goldberg | July 24, 2016 | Green
By Laila Kearney (Reuters) - A huge wildfire in the Los Angeles area spread another 2,000 acres overnight and appeared to have killed a motorist whose remains were found in a charred vehicle in the fire’s path, officials said on Sunday. This brought to 22,000 acres...

Froome Cements Tour Great Status With Third Title

Paul Vale | July 24, 2016 | Sports
Briton Chris Froome cemented his status as one of the greatest Tour de France riders when he secured his third title on Sunday after a three-week rocky ride. Germany’s Andre Greipel won the 21st and last stage, a 113-km ride from Chantilly...

Kim Kardashian and Calvin Harris Just Added Some Serious Fuel To The TSwift Fire

Julia Brucculieri | July 24, 2016 | Entertainment
It’s been a rough couple of weeks for Taylor Swift. Not only did her ex-boyfriend, DJ Calvin Harris, take a few digs at her on Twitter, she was also dragged through the mud online after Kim Kardashian released the now-infamous Snapchats seen ‘round...