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Uber Data On 57 Million People Stolen In Massive Hack

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 22:41:00 -0500

CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says there is no excuse for the cover up of a 2016 data breach. A source tells NPR that the company paid hackers $100,000 to delete the data and keep the attack a secret.

Prime Minister Saad Hariri Returns To Lebanon

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 21:01:23 -0500

Hariri had resigned his post while visiting Riyadh amid intrigue over Lebanon's role in the rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran for influence in the region.

Jury Deliberations Begin In Kate Steinle's Murder Trial

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 19:47:40 -0500

Prosecutors argued that the defendant, an undocumented Mexican immigrant, intentionally shot Kate Steinle. The defense argued that the shooting was a tragic accident.

Charlie Rose Fired By CBS, After 8 Women Accused Him Of Sexual Harassment

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:59:00 -0500

The star of the highly regarded PBS talk show Charlie Rose and co-host of CBS This Morning issued a statement apologizing for his actions. On Tuesday, CBS announced it had terminated his employment.

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri Meets Macron In Paris

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:34:00 -0500

He has been at the center of concern that he was being detained. He announced from Riyadh on Nov. 4 that he was resigning.

Chief Of Puerto Rico's Power Authority Resigns Under Fire

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:02:27 -0500

A continuing controversy over a $300 million contract with a small Montana electrical firm to restore power in Puerto Rico was one of many "distractions," says the island's governor.

Keystone Pipeline Oil Spill Reported In South Dakota

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 18:29:00 -0500

The oil leak occurs just a few days before Nebraska state regulators will decide on the fate of TransCanada's controversial sister project, the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Police Find Body Of Tehama County Gunman's Wife, Making His Death Toll 5

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:56:00 -0500

Tehama County Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston said that the body of Kevin Janson Neal's wife was found under the floor in their home and her murder is "what started this whole event."

California Shootings Sprang From Domestic Violence, Restraining Order

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 22:11:00 -0500

Tehama County authorities say one of the first victims killed Tuesday was a woman who had sought protection from the shooter earlier this year. Other victims may have been chosen randomly.

At Least 4 Victims Killed After Shooting At School, Other Locations In California

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 13:57:00 -0500

The shooter began at a residence and traveled to "multiple locations" before shooting students at an elementary school in Tehama County, an assistant sheriff said. Officials say the shooter is dead.

Trump Travel Ban Allowed To Take Partial Effect

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 18:51:00 -0500

Travelers from six Muslim-majority nations may be temporarily barred entry into the United States if they don't have a close "bona fide relationship with a person or entity in this country."

Spectacular Light Show At Notre Dame Cathedral Commemorates World War I

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 20:09:48 -0500

A stunning display of color and technology illuminates the medieval cathedral's facade and tells a story about history, war and survival.

Researcher Says Aaron Hernandez's Brain Showed Signs Of Severe CTE

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 21:40:00 -0500

Hernandez enjoyed a brilliant career on the football field and displayed a remarkable self-destructive streak off the field.

Venezuela Constituent Assembly Cracks Down On Media

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 20:35:31 -0500

Human rights groups say President Nicolas Maduro's autocratic government aims to stifle dissent in both broadcasting and social platforms.

The Texas Church Shooter Should Have Been Legally Barred From Owning Guns

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 15:50:00 -0500

Devin Patrick Kelley was convicted of assaulting his then-wife and fracturing his stepson's skull, according to a former Air Force chief prosecutor. A mistake by the Air Force allowed him to buy guns.