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December 10, 2018 3:15 PM 'I can't breathe': Saudi journalist Khashoggi's last words

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Journalist Jamal Khashoggi repeatedly told his killers “I can’t breathe” during his final moments in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, CNN reported on Monday. Quoting a source who said they had read the full translated transcript of an audio recording, CNN said that Khashoggi recognized one of the men, General Maher Mutreb, who told him: “You are coming 113

December 4, 2018 4:05 AM Cambodia eases pressure on opposition, media after EU sanctions threat

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia’s parliament is reviewing a five-year ban on more than 100 members of the main opposition party, which could allow them to return to politics, following threats by the European Union to deny duty-free trading access to the Southeast Asian nation. The EU last month began a formal procedure to strip Cambodia of its “Everything 121

November 24, 2018 12:40 PM Northern Irish DUP says will support Gibraltar cause in parliament

BELFAST (Reuters) - Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party on Saturday pledged to use its 10 votes in parliament to support the cause of Gibraltar if necessary. The European Union is trying to broker a compromise between Spain and the United Kingdom over the future of the British overseas territory to stop Madrid from blocking an agreement on Britain’s 79

October 17, 2018 2:54 PM The Legendary Big Bird Puppeteer Is Flying Away From Sesame Street After Nearly 50 Years

Spinney, who has played both Big Bird and Oscar since the show’s 1969 premiere, announced his retirement in a statement that Sesame Street shared on Twitter on Wednesday. “Before I came to Sesame Street, I didn’t feel like what I was doing was very important,” the 84-year-old said. “Big Bird helped me find my purpose. Even as I step down from my roles 86

October 17, 2018 2:33 PM Original Big Bird actor Caroll Spinney retiring from ‘Sesame Street’ after nearly 50 years

Caroll Spinney told The New York Times he was retiring from “Sesame Street” after portraying Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969. Caroll Spinney, the actor who has portrayed iconic "Sesame Street" characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969, will retire from the long-running children’s program. Spinney, 84, will retire after Thursday's taping 106

October 10, 2018 1:03 AM Fed’s Kaplan Voices Support for Three More Rate Increases

Dallas Fed chief says he is hopeful the central bank’s preferred rate path won’t invert the yield curve Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan said he still favors the central bank raising short-term interest rates three more times before deciding whether more increases will be necessary to keep the economy on an even keel. This suggests the Federal Reserve 94

October 5, 2018 2:21 PM Entrepreneur Tyler Haney on her Best Beauty Hacks

The founder of booming athletic-wear company Outdoor Voices describes her easy, sporty self-care rituals OUTDOOR VOICES’S founder Tyler Haney calls Barton Springs, a natural pool in Austin, a “fountain of youth.” When she first visited the Texas capital, she went for a dip and had a presentiment that the hippie-haven city would be the ideal home for her budding 102

September 14, 2018 9:48 PM Google Video Reveals Executive Reaction to 2016 Election

Newly surfaced tape offers glimpse into how the tech giant discusses politics with employees A newly surfaced video that shows Google executives lamenting the 2016 presidential election in an all-staff meeting days after President Trump’s victory offers a glimpse into how the tech giant discusses political issues with employees and comes as Silicon Valley 89

September 6, 2018 1:57 AM AGT's Trapeze Couple Duo Transcend Narrowly Advances to Season 13 Finals as Us the Duo Is Eliminated

During Wednesday’s elimination round, many fan favorites failed to advance to the finals round as the acts to go home were mostly singers and dance troupes. Golden buzzer winners and 15-year-old vocalists Makayla Phillips, who was judge Heidi Klum‘s golden choice, and Amanda Mena, who was judge Mel B‘s favorite to win, were both eliminated. Us the Duo also did not make the cut. Husband-and-wife 80

September 3, 2018 8:20 AM Facebook definition of 'terrorism' helps states mute dissent: U.N. expert

GENEVA (Reuters) - Facebook needs to narrow its “sweeping” definition of terrorism to stop governments arbitrarily blocking legitimate opposition groups and dissenting voices, a U.N. Human Rights Council independent expert said in a statement on Monday. “The use of overly broad and imprecise definitions as the basis for regulating access to and the use of Facebook’s 43