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Representative — and defendant — Greg Gianforte: How will it work?


Fri, 26 May 2017 13:49:12 -0400

Representative — and defendant — Greg Gianforte: How will it work?After his victory, Gianforte apologized to Guardian journalist Ben Jacobs by name and vowed to never embarrass fellow Montanans again.



Lawsuit: Zillow ‘Zestimates’ Are Wrong, Preventing Homes from Selling


Fri, 26 May 2017 11:46:36 -0400

Lawsuit: Zillow ‘Zestimates’ Are Wrong, Preventing Homes from SellingZillow estimates values for 110 million homes across America as “zestimates,” but many have questioned the company’s accuracy, including one homeowner who claims she can’t sell her home because of it.



Hillary Clinton repeatedly tweaks Trump during a college commencement address


Fri, 26 May 2017 15:43:59 -0400

Hillary Clinton repeatedly tweaks Trump during a college commencement addressHillary Clinton delivered the commencement address at her alma mater, Wellesley College, Friday, 48 years after she was the school’s first-ever student commencement speaker when she graduated in 1969. In one of her most high-profile appearances since losing the presidential election, Clinton doled out biting criticism of President Trump’s tumultuous administration, albeit without mentioning him by name. Pointedly, she referenced the political climate at the time of her 1969 speech, when “we were furious about the past presidential election of a man whose presidency would end with disgrace with his impeachment for obstruction of justice, after he fired the man running the investigation into him at the Department of Justice.” This reference to Richard Nixon’s Watergate scandal was an apparent connection to Trump, who sparked a firestorm by suddenly firing James Comey as FBI director earlier this month (although Nixon resigned before he was actually impeached).



The Latest: Alabama raced clock to execute inmate


Fri, 26 May 2017 14:39:22 -0400

The Latest: Alabama raced clock to execute inmateATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on Alabama's execution of inmate Tommy Arthur (all times local):



Sponsors abandon Puerto Rican parade in NY after nationalist honored


Fri, 26 May 2017 15:51:14 -0400

Sponsors abandon Puerto Rican parade in NY after nationalist honoredOscar Lopez Rivera, 74, was convicted in 1981 of numerous charges, along with other members of the Armed Forces of National Liberation (FALN), who sought to secure Puerto Rican independence from the United States. Rivera's sentence was commuted by former President Barack Obama, and the prisoner was freed this month.



Melania Trump Takes the World Stage


Fri, 26 May 2017 11:51:41 -0400

Melania Trump Takes the World StageFrom turning heads in a Dolce and Gabbana coat to joking with the Pope, here’s a look at some of Melania Trump’s most memorable moments on her first trip overseas as the First Lady.



Australian trafficker Corby back home amid media storm


Sat, 27 May 2017 20:15:10 -0400

Australian trafficker Corby back home amid media stormAustralian Schapelle Corby returned home Sunday following her deportation from Bali 12 years after her conviction for drug trafficking, as she battled through a media storm in a dramatic end to a saga that captivated her homeland. Corby and her sister Mercedes avoided cameras when she touched down in the eastern city of Brisbane early on Sunday morning, with live television broadcasts showing a convoy of vehicles believed to be carrying them leaving the airport. "It is with gratefulness and relief that this morning we mark Schapelle Corby's return to Australia," a member of her security team said, reading out a family statement at Brisbane airport.



Sputnik's White House correspondent quits, claiming they would rather have 'propagandists' than 'real journalists'


Sat, 27 May 2017 07:53:01 -0400

Sputnik's White House correspondent quits, claiming they would rather have 'propagandists' than 'real journalists'Sputnik’s White House correspondent, Andrew Feinberg, has quit the Russian-state news organisation, claiming they would rather have “propagandists” than “real journalists”. Mr Feinberg, has taken to social media to give full details about his reasoning for resigning and has claimed he was forced to chase stories that were contrary to the facts on the ground. “Seems Sputnik isn't happy with real journalists.



TSA Is Testing a Change That Could Make Airport Security Even Slower


Fri, 26 May 2017 11:37:54 -0400

TSA Is Testing a Change That Could Make Airport Security Even SlowerTravelers at some U.S. airports are being asked to place electronic devices bigger than a cellphone in separate bins.



Iraq forces launch broad attack on IS holdouts in Mosul


Sat, 27 May 2017 11:30:43 -0400

Iraq forces launch broad attack on IS holdouts in MosulIraqi forces have launched a broad assault on parts of battleground second city Mosul still held by the Islamic State group, the military announced on Saturday. The offensive is the latest push in the more than seven-month battle to retake Mosul, a linchpin in IS's now crumbling attempt to establish a cross-border jihadist "state". Multiple security forces units are attacking "what remains of the unliberated areas" on the west bank of the River Tigris, the Joint Operations Command said in a statement.