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May 26, 2016 4:27 PM 'Wheel of Fortune' ends in a tie

Two Wheel of Fortune contestants each had $24,000 in cash and prizes leading into the bonus round, the first tie on the show in over a decade. Danielle Gilseth tied LaToya Williams by correctly guessing “HOLLANDAISE SAUCE” on the show's final puzzle. So Williams and Gilseth had to go head-to-head in a rare, sudden death tie-breaker, which Williams took by correctly 30

May 1, 2016 7:32 PM Miami man accused of hacking frequent flyer accounts

Police say a Miami computer programmer hacked into the American Airlines accounts of travelers and stole $260,000 worth of frequent flyer miles. The Miami Herald reports (http://hrld.us/23h6Gre ) that Milad Avazdavani has been jailed for a year on 19 felony counts including grand theft. Police say Avazdavani used the frequent flyer miles to take trips 48

April 25, 2016 9:33 PM Time Warner Cable deal gets OK, with online video conditions

NEW YORK — Federal regulators will impose several conditions meant to protect online video services as they back Charter’s bid to buy Time Warner Cable and create the country’s second-largest home Internet provider. The Justice Department approved the deal Monday, subject to court approval on the conditions, while Federal Communications Commission Chairman 64

March 25, 2016 3:07 PM Brussels attack victims came from Belgium and around world

David Dixon had texted family members to say he was safe after two bombs severely damaged Brussels airport, but he was killed shortly after when a bomber attacked the subway system. Dixon, 53, a British citizen, was working as a computer programmer at the time of his death, which was confirmed Friday by Britain’s Foreign Office. Friends and family had been searching 30

March 23, 2016 8:54 AM Brussels explosions: PM chairs emergency response meeting

David Cameron has chaired an emergency Cobra meeting to determine the UK's response to the Brussels attacks. The prime minister said UK security had been stepped up in the wake of "a very real terror threat" across Europe. Two Britons were injured in the blasts at the city's airport and metro on Tuesday which left 34 people dead. There are also concerns 41

March 21, 2016 1:43 PM Banned From Amazon for Returning 37 Things

(Newser) – Returned a few purchases on Amazon? Then take note of Greg Nelson, a computer programmer who saw his account canceled after he returned 37 of 343 items, the Guardian reports. "I could understand if there were evidence that I had somehow tried to abuse the system, but I haven't," says Nelson. He claims the returns were all justified, but Amazon 20

March 20, 2016 4:33 PM Voices: Living with anxiety after recent bombings in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey — For the past week, I’ve felt the anxiety. A dull, gnawing tension is palpable while driving or walking in Turkey’s capital, where armed police, some wearing black ski masks and heavy body armor with automatic weapons, set up roadblocks to pull over and search cars and passengers. Security has been the main topic in local newspapers 48

March 7, 2016 11:08 PM Your Monday Evening Briefing: Michael Bloomberg, Donald Trump, Nancy Reagan

1. Whoever the next president is, it won’t be Michael R. Bloomberg. The former New York City mayor, who had floated the idea of an independent bid, said on Monday he was afraid a three-way race could help Donald J. Trump win. Mr. Bloomberg condemned Mr. Trump, saying he was running “the most divisive and demagogic presidential campaign I can remember 97

January 25, 2016 3:20 PM Billionaire donors aided Ted Cruz's rise in 2016 race

WASHINGTON -- Four of America's wealthiest businessmen laid the foundation for Ted Cruz's now-surging Republican presidential campaign and have redefined the role of political donors. With just over a week until voters get their first say, the 45-year-old Texas senatorknown as a conservative warrior has been ascendant. The $36 million committed last year by these 39 7

January 7, 2016 8:13 AM Egypt Christians celebrate Christmas amid tight security

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Christians flocked to churches Wednesday night to attend Masses on Christmas Eve across the predominantly Muslim country, as the government continues to battle a burgeoning Islamic insurgency. Police painstakingly searched more than 300 churches in the capital, Cairo, alone for explosive devices, according to police 32