Coldplay Confirm New Double Album Everyday Life With Postcards To Fans

Coldplay began teasing a new album last week. Around the same time the Daily Star reported an "experimental" Coldplay album was on the way, posters promoting the release began popping up around the world. The weathered-looking images showed the band in old-timey garb with a drumhead reading "The Wedding Band Dance … More »
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US forces withdraw from key base in northern Syria

US forces withdrew from a key base in northern Syria Sunday, a monitor said, two days before the end of a US-brokered truce to stem a Turkish attack on Kurdish forces in the region. An AFP correspondent saw more than 70 US armoured vehicles escorted by helicopters drive past the town of Tal Tamr carrying military equipment. The Syrian Observatory for the Human Rights said the convoy was evacuating the military base of Sarrin.

Australian papers redact front pages to expose govt secrecy

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s major newspapers published redacted front pages on Monday in a coordinated campaign to highlight government secrecy that is often justified on national security grounds. Rival media businesses first banded together to fight for press freedom in June after police raided the Canberra home of a News Corp. journalist and the […]
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California Wildfire Victims Face Deadline To File Against PG&E

Monday is the deadline for victims of wildfires caused by California power company PG&E to file their claims. Only about half of those eligible for payments have already filed.

Bruce Springsteen on concert film ‘Western Stars’: One of his most personal works yet

Bruce Springsteen talks personal trilogy, John Wayne and "Western Stars."         [Author: Asbury Park Press]
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North Korea Seems Calm Now, But In 2010 It Sunk a South Korean Warship

A silent submarine attack?

Poll: Majority of Americans lacks confidence in Trump when it comes to making Supreme Court picks

A Marquette University poll shows most Americans have little faith in President Trump's ability to pick the right person for next Supreme Court vacancy.         [Author: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
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This Is the Robot Tank Russia Used in Syria

(But it didn't fight well.)

National Parks Trying To Get A Handle On E-Bikes

Electric assisted bicycles are on trails in the national parks. Enthusiasts think that's a great thing, but some traditional riders and environmentalists see big problems ahead.(Image credit: Mark Arehart/WKSU)

Italy women’s team awarded for ’emancipating’ female game

ROME (AP) — The Italy women’s national soccer team was awarded the Foreign Press Association’s Invictus award Monday for promoting and “emancipating” the female game in the country with its run to the World Cup quarterfinals. Head coach Milena Bertolini and forward Barbara Bonansea were given the award during a ceremony at the Rome-based association. […]
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'The worst public health crisis in decades': First federal opioid trial slated to begin Monday

The first federal trial related to the nation's opioid epidemic is scheduled to start Monday in Cleveland after settlement talks failed.

Trump misspells his defence secretary’s name in rambling rant about securing oil in Syria

Donald Trump has misspelled his defence secretary’s name while discussing his controversial decision to withdraw US troops from northern Syria.The US president tried to quote Mark Esper in a tweet, but instead he referred to him as “Mark Esperanto”.

Week 8: Another KingCo 4A team joins The Seattle Times state football rankings

As the football playoffs loom, three KingCo 4A teams are among the state's top 10.
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Keeping Your Blood Sugar In Check Could Lower Your Alzheimer's Risk

Diabetes can double a person's chances of developing Alzheimer's. Now researchers are beginning to understand the role of brain metabolism in the development of the dementia.(Image credit: Science Source)

Sen. Lindsey Graham indicates he may support Trump impeachment if inquiry establishes 'quid pro quo'

Lindsey Graham did not rule out voting to convict Trump if he is impeached in the House and more evidence against him comes to light.         [Author: USA TODAY]

Teenagers charged with urinating on black classmate and shouting racist abuse

Two 17-year-old boys from New Jersey have been charged with harassment, lewdness and bias intimidation after allegations that they urinated on a black middle school student at a high school football game while calling her the n-word.Social media posts from at least one parent of a Lawrence High School student alleged that the boys used racist language while urinating on the girl during a Friday night game.

Red Stars defeat Thorns 1-0 to reach NWSL championship

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Sam Kerr scored in the ninth minute and the Chicago Red Stars advanced to the National Women’s Soccer League championship match with a 1-0 victory over the Portland Thorns on Sunday. The Red Stars are heading to a final for the first time after four straight semifinal losses. They’ll play the […]
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Kuwait Sees Neutral Zone Oil Pact With Saudis Within 45 Days

(Bloomberg) -- Kuwait expects to sign an agreement with Saudi Arabia to restart oil production from the neutral zone along their border within 30 to 45 days, according to a person familiar with the matter.The pact, reached after months of intensive negotiations, won’t be final until it’s signed, the person said, asking not to be identified as the talks are private. Khafji, one of two fields in the zone, can start production immediately, while the Wafra field will need three to six months, the pe...

Zuckerberg Has Quietly Advised Buttigieg on Campaign Hires

(Bloomberg) -- Facebook Inc. chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg has privately recommended several potential hires to Pete Buttigieg’s presidential campaign, a rare example of direct political involvement from one of tech’s most powerful executives.Earlier this year, Zuckerberg sent multiple emails to Mike Schmuhl, Buttigieg’s campaign manager, with names of individuals that he might consider hiring, campaign spokesman Chris Meagher confirmed. Priscilla Chan, Zuckerberg’s wife, also sent mul...

Faux flesh phone cases: Does your device need a covering that feels like human skin?

The artificial skin goes beyond just mimicking the haptics and squishiness of human skin.         [Author: USA TODAY]

Ohio State stays No. 1, but Big Ten rivals Wisconsin and Michigan fall in NCAA Re-Rank 1-130

There's another change at the top of NCAA Re-rank with Ohio State - after beating Northwestern - moving past Alabama for the No. 1 spot.         [Author: USA TODAY]

32 things we learned from Week 7 of the 2019 NFL season

As the NFL approaches its midseason point, several contenders are rounding into top form while others are getting desperate.         [Author: USA TODAY]

Japan's Uniqlo pulls ad after South Korean fury

Japanese retail giant Uniqlo has pulled a commercial featuring a 98-year-old US fashion figure from South Korean screens, it said Monday after it was accused of whitewashing colonial history. South Korea and Japan are both US allies, democracies and market economies faced with an overbearing China and nuclear-armed North Korea, but their relationship is deeply strained by the legacy of Tokyo's 20th-century expansionism. The latest example is an advert for Uniqlo fleeces showing elderly fashion...

As LAX ends curbside pickup, Phoenix airport tacks on fees for Uber, Lyft rides

Phoenix will increase surcharges on using ride shares such as Uber and Lyft to get to and from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport.         [Author: Arizona Republic]
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‘Parasite’ review: Worlds clash in Bong Joon-ho’s masterful dark satire of class divide

It’s best to see this Cannes Film Festival grand-prize winner by Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho not knowing too much about it; the better to let its sly power sneak up on you. Rating: 4 stars out of 4.
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Stay-at-home parents work hard. Should they be paid?

It’s not uncommon in the United States for two parents to spend long hours working hard — but the one who works outside the home is paid for it, while the one who does housework and child care is paid nothing.
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Power out for more than 100,000 after Dallas tornado damages homes, downs trees

Thousands homes and businesses were without power in East Texas Monday after severe storms near Dallas ripped off roofs and downed power lines.         [Author: USA TODAY]

‘You People With This Phony Emoluments Clause’ And More From The Crazed Prez

These are all real quotes from the pool report filed just moments ago. On whistleblower: “Do we have to protect a whistleblower who gives a false account? I don’t know. You tell me.” “It’s possibly Schiff.” “Why didn’t he say he met with the whistleblower.” “I’m trying to get out of wars. We may have to get in wars, too.” “I have to fight off these lowlifes at the same time I’m negotiating these deals.” Will you send troops home? “Sending them home” “That was our largest cheer in Dallas,” dur...
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Brandi Carlile Pulls Out Of Fortune Event That Will Host Kirstjen Nielsen

Brandi Carlile has rescinded her participation in Fortune's upcoming Most Powerful Women summit following their inclusion of former Director of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen in the event's lineup. More »
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'Tis In Season: A Harvest Of New VeggieTales, In Time For Christmas

Hugely popular in the 1990s, the computer-animated Christian series — featuring Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber retelling Bible stories — has been rebooted on Trinity Broadcasting Network.(Image credit: Big Idea Content Group)
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