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Portland protests wind down after 13 arrested and six injured

Portland protests wind down after 13 arrested and six injured

More than a dozen people were arrested Saturday and six others were injured as left-wing anti-fascist demonstrators spent hours counter-protesting against a rally by far-right and extremist groups. Thirteen people were detained for a variety of charges including disorderly conduct, interfering with police, unlawful use of a weapon, and possession of a weapon on the…MORE

White House suspends reporter Brian Karem’s hard pass

White House suspends reporter Brian Karem’s hard pass

It’s official: In a letter to Playboy correspondent and CNN political analyst Brian Karem’s lawyer on Friday, White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham said she had “made a final determination” to suspend Karem’s hard pass for 30 days. The move will be “effective immediately” through Saturday, September 14, 2019. This was, of course, expected. The…MORE

FCC proposes new 3-digit number as Suicide Prevention Hotline

FCC proposes new 3-digit number as Suicide Prevention Hotline

The Federal Communications Commission has proposed a three-digit number for the National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 988. The federal agency’s staff made the recommendation this week in a report to Congress, finding that using a shorter and easier to remember number “would likely make it easier for Americans in crisis to access potentially life-saving resources.” The…MORE

Sean Gunn helped launch Rocket Raccoon and now he’s flying high

Sean Gunn helped launch Rocket Raccoon and now he’s flying high

By his own admission, actor Sean Gunn sometimes feels like he has a front row seat to the greatest show in the world. As the man who provided the physical performance for Rocket Raccoon in four Marvel Studios movies, he’s not wrong. While he may not have any face time in the billion-dollar Marvel franchises…MORE

It was a wild week on Wall Street

It was a wild week on Wall Street

It was far from the dog days of summer on Wall Street this past week. Investors went on a roller coaster ride after the markets reacted to both good and bad news. Monday, August 12 The wild ride begins Monday after the Dow closes nearly 400 points lower, or 1.5%. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq…MORE

US Open 2019: Naomi Osaka frets over knee injury

US Open 2019: Naomi Osaka frets over knee injury

With the US Open just days away, Naomi Osaka is fretting over a knee injury after she was forced to retire from the Cincinnati Masters on Friday. Osaka, who is the first player from Japan to win a major and climb to the No. 1 ranking, quit in the third set of her quarterfinal match…MORE

Aides got Trump to delay tariffs by telling President it could ‘ruin Christmas’

Aides got Trump to delay tariffs by telling President it could ‘ruin Christmas’

As President Donald Trump’s trade advisers were searching last week for a strategy to forestall his threatened tariffs on China, they struck upon a novel approach: appeal to his Christmas cheer. Under pressure from retailers to prevent a move that would likely have caused prices of popular consumer goods to spike, the President’s team came…MORE

More than 120 cases of lung disease in 15 states could be linked to vaping

More than 120 cases of lung disease in 15 states could be linked to vaping

At least 15 states have identified more than 120 cases of lung disease or injury that could be linked to vaping, a CNN survey of state health departments has found. States with the most cases include Wisconsin, with 15 confirmed cases and 15 more under investigation. Illinois has 10 confirmed cases, while 12 more are…MORE

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