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Ohio officer fired for abuse of power after pulling over daughter’s boyfriend
“You’re going to jail,” the two-decade department veteran told the 18-year-old during a traffic stop that was recorded on dash cam.
Marijuana addiction is real but many users don’t realize that
There are withdrawal symptoms such as chills, nausea and cravings and psychological dependence.
New Zealand’s Leader, Jacinda Ardern, Introduces Baby Daughter
Ms. Ardern, the first sitting world leader to give birth in almost 30 years, said she had named her first child Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford.
Italy and Malta Block Another Rescue Ship Carrying Migrants
The Italian interior minister referred to those on board the MV Lifeline as “human meat,” prompting an outcry.
Where Danes Butt Heads (Politely) With Their Leaders
For four days in June, leaders, chief executives and ordinary Danes flock to a remote island in the Baltic Sea to hash out issues profound and personal at Folkemodet, a political festival.
See all the highlights from the BET Awards
The 2018 BET Awards, which honor the best in music, movies and sports, are happening Sunday night.
Migrants 'knock at front door' for asylum after Trump crackdown
TIJUANA/REYNOSA, Mexico (Reuters) - More Mexicans and Central Americans are lining up to make asylum requests at the U.S.-Mexico border as word spreads of a U.S. crackdown on families crossing illegally and the threat of brutal gangs lying in wait if they go it alone.
Turkey's Erdogan wins presidential election, opposition yet to concede
ANKARA (Reuters) - Tayyip Erdogan won Turkey's presidential election on Sunday, the head of the country's electoral body said, overcoming the biggest electoral challenge to his rule in a decade and a half.
The sounds of separation -- how 8 minutes of audio changed the immigration debate
The sounds are unmistakable: Children sobbing. Hard. Begging to be allowed to see their parents, their aunt, a relative. And then crying again when told that isn't possible.
Teenage boy reported missing from Texas facility that cares for migrants, police say
A teenage boy has been reported missing from a care facility in Brownsville, Texas, a police official said Sunday.
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Seattle’s Pride Parade goes ‘Beyond Borders’
Though there was much to celebrate at the parade, opposition to the separation of immigrant families surfaced as a major concern. “We can celebrate this beautiful day and look out for our brothers and sisters who are struggling — there’s room for both,” said one paradegoer.
New Mexico residents to testify on atomic bomb fallout
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Residents of a New Mexico Hispanic village near the site of the world’s first atomic bomb test say they were long ignored about the lingering health effects and were expected to share their stories with Congress. The Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium plans to travel t...
18-year-old driver dies after colliding with log truck
The driver of the log truck wasn't injured in the crash on Highway 101 near Beaver, Oregon.
Police arrest 7 in downtown Seattle during march calling for social change
About 50 people marched through downtown Seattle Saturday in the Washington Poor People’s Campaign demonstration, hosted in solidarity with a larger rally and march in Washington, D.C.
Fire crews contain wildfire near Vantage
The fire started Wednesday night and quickly began burning through brush and grass in the area. The cause is under investigation.
Commercial spaceflight company to try to launch from Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — A commercial spaceflight company is preparing for its third attempt to launch from the Kodiak spaceport. If successful, it would be the first commercial launch from the spaceport at Narrow Cape, the Kodiak Daily Mirror reported Friday. State-owned Alaska Aerospace Corp., whi...
The beauty of henna art at Kent salon
Women come to a Kent beauty salon to receive henna patterns for Eid, marking the end of the Ramadan fast.
GET out or stay in? Prepaid-tuition account holders have until Sept. 12 to decide
If you have invested in GET — Washington state’s prepaid college-tuition program to pay future tuition bills — you have until Sept. 12 to make a decision about what to do with your account.
String of assaults fuels criticism of Seattle’s handling of homelessness crisis
Advocates for the homeless say that while serious, the incidents represent a minute fraction of similar crimes committed in the region, and that homeless people are more likely to be the victims of violent crime than perpetrate it.
Seattle’s head tax is dead, but political debate may reverberate
The tax was supposed to raise $47 million per year for low-income housing and homeless services. The business lobbyists who helped kill the measure want to carry the momentum from their victory into next year’s City Council elections.
Week 13 fantasy baseball chat: Monday, 11 a.m. ET
Steve Gardner offers advice and helps you set your fantasy baseball lineups for the upcoming week.
Morales homers in 10th as Blue Jays top Angels 7-6
Kendrys Morales homers in 10th inning as Toronto Blue Jays top Los Angeles Angels 7-6
Bubba Watson rallies to win in Connecticut _ again
Dodgers hit 7 solo homers in win, tie MLB mark
Justin Turner hit the Dodgers' seventh home run of the game, a go-ahead drive in the 11th inning that led Los Angeles over the New York Mets 8-7 Sunday.
Dietrich homers for 3rd game in row, Marlins top Rockies 8-5
Derek Dietrich homered for the third straight game and tied a career high with four hits, leading the Miami Marlins over the Colorado Rockies 8-5
Martin Truex Jr. uses acting skills to pull ahead for Sonoma win
Martin Truex Jr.'s team channeled its inner thespian at Sonoma on Sunday, as a little acting and a big fake got Truex his third win of the season.
Olney: Nationals are built to last beyond 2018
Whether future free agent Bryce Harper sticks around or not, Washington should continue to be a top contender with young stars like Juan Soto.
Dodgers hit 7 homers in 8-7 win over Mets
Sunday's Baseball Capsules
Southgate must resist temptation to change vs. Belgium
With a last-16 spot assured, Thursday's game presents a quandary. But Gareth Southgate should not veer away from what got his England side into this position.
Martin Truex Jr. surges into championship picture with deft pit-stop fake-out
Martin Truex Jr. and crew chief Cole Pearn outsmarting Kevin Harvick and Rodney Childers hints that Truex will be a factor in the championship race.
Will new obesity measures make your life easier?
New rules aiming to tackle child obesity have been broadly welcomed - with some reservations.
NHS use of 'unsafe' syringes to be examined
It follows claims the devices, used to give powerful painkillers, could have caused widespread deaths.
US 'not ready' for increasing level of deadly bug diseases
Child obesity plan targets sweets at checkouts
New measures also aim to limit junk food ads and end the sale of energy drinks to children.
When an Iowa Family Doctor Takes On the Opioid Epidemic
Few primary care doctors are willing to do what Nicole Gastala has: endure the challenges of prescribing buprenorphine, a medication for opioid addiction.
The Trump Appointee Who’s an Addiction Specialist
Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz answers questions about the opioid crisis and how to help more doctors treat addiction
Phys Ed: For Survivors of Childhood Cancer, Walk
Regular exercise, such as brisk walking for an hour, improved long-term survival in those who had childhood cancers.
Thirty-three pregnant Cambodian women discovered in surrogacy raid
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Thirty-three pregnant Cambodian women who were carrying babies on behalf of Chinese clients have been discovered during a raid on an illegal commercial surrogacy operation, police said on Saturday.
Reuniting and Detaining Migrant Families Pose New Mental Health Risks
Experts say the parents and children split apart at the border could face difficult reunions. Holding them indefinitely could be even worse.
Dr. Gupta: After all my years of reporting, this still haunts me
Most of the time when you hear me talking about food, I am talking about the food we eat. But a few years ago, I realized I needed to talk more about the food we DON'T eat.
Police violence and activism lead the first official trailer for 'The Hate U Give'
The trailer for the film adaptation of Angie Thomas' novel The Hate U Give is here, and the film looks incredible. Based on Thomas' New York Times bestseller, inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, the film follows teenager Starr Carter who witnesses the shooting of her childhood best frien...
Linus Torvalds tells kernel devs to fix their regressive fixing
And get their timing right so that fixes aren't features Linus Torvalds has given the Linux kernel development community a bit of a touch-up, after finding some contributions to Linux 4.18 complicated the kernel development process.…
Tom Holland reveals the next Spider-Man movie's title - CNET
Looks like the web head is going Far From Home.
League of Legends Twitch channel becomes first to reach 1 billion views - CNET
The Twitch channel for League of Legends developer Riot Games enters the record books.
India tells its banks to get Windows XP off ATMs - in 2019!
And do some pretty basic security hygiene before then The Reserve Bank of India has given that country's banking sector a hard deadline to get Windows XP out of its ATMs: June 2019.…
Changes in WebAssembly Could Render Meltdown and Spectre Browser Patches Useless
Catalin Cimpanu, reporting for BleepingComputer: Upcoming additions to the WebAssembly standard may render useless some of the mitigations put up at the browser level against Meltdown and Spectre attacks, according to John Bergbom, a security researcher at Forcepoint. WebAssembly (WA or Wasm) is ...
NASA gives Jupiter the Van Gogh treatment with magnificent new image - CNET
Jupiter’s vociferous weather systems snapped on a Juno fly-by reveal a stunning cosmic oil painting.
5 things white people can do before they call the cops on a black person
Thanks to Alison Ettel, aka #PermitPatty, we can add selling bottled water without a permit to the list of things black people can't do in America without having the cops called on them. Ettel became the subject of viral outrage Saturday when she appeared to call the police to report an 8-year-o...
Fintech friends: Monzo partners with TransferWise for international payments
“So what’s going on here then?” I ask. “Two good friends just got even better [friends],” replies TransferWise co-founder Kristo Käärmann laughing, while Monzo co-founder Tom Blomfield, who is also on the video call, smiles approvingly. “Sorry for spoiling your news,” I tell the pair, who I’m int...
WHO Gaming Disorder Listing a 'Moral Panic', Say Experts
The decision to class gaming addiction as a mental health disorder was "premature" and based on a "moral panic," experts have said. From a report: The World Health Organization included "gaming disorder" in the latest version of its disease classification manual. But biological psychology lecture...
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