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World Air Guitar Champion In Finland To Defend His Title

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 4:01am

The 2017 world finals are this weekend in Finland, and Matt Burns is there. He was last year's winner. Burns picked "Airistotle" as his nom de rock.

Residents Prepare As Hurricane Harvey Threatens Texas

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 4:01am

Businesses and residents in Texas are bracing for Hurricane Harvey. It's bringing back memories of a deadly tropical storm in 2001.

Morning News Brief

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 4:01am

Escalating tension between Capitol Hill and the White House is threatening the GOP's legislative agenda, and testing party unity under the Trump administration. Some far-right groups have set their sights on San Francisco and Berkeley for rallies this weekend. And, Hurricane Harvey is threatening Texas.

After A Suicide, Sibling Survivors Are Often Overlooked

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 4:01am

Recent studies show that people who survive a brother or sister's suicide are at great risk of mood disorders and mental health problems, including thoughts of harming themselves.

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World Air Guitar Champion Is In Finland To Defend His Title

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 4:01am

The 2017 world air guitar finals are this weekend in Finland, and Matt Burns is there. He was last year's winner. Burns picked "Airistotle" as his nom de rock.

What A Tech Leader's Corruption Conviction Means For Samsung And South Korea

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 4:01am

A South Korean court has sentenced the billionaire head of Samsung Group to five years in prison. He was found guilty in a corruption case involving the country's former president.

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Attention On Hate Speech Drives Donations To Fight Anti-Semitism

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 4:01am

Jewish groups have broadened their work to oppose all forms of bigotry. Following the violence in Charlottesville, Va., more non-Jews see the reality of anti-Semitism and join the fight against it.

American Legion Elects First Female Leader In Its 98-Year History

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 4:01am

Ailsa Chang talks to the American Legion's newly elected National Commander Denise Rohan, who is first woman to serve in the position for the nation's largest veterans' group.

Hurricane Harvey Is Expected To Dump Much Rain Along Its Path

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 4:01am

Hurricane Harvey is barreling toward the Texas coast. Houston-based meteorologist Eric Berger tells David Greene that the storm could dump several feet of rain in a few days.

Specs For Border Wall Show It Would Divide Texas Wildlife Refuge

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 4:01am

Texans are upset that the first plans for Trump's border wall show that it will rip through two nature preserves. Though the border patrol insists public access will be guaranteed, a refuge manager says the barrier poses an existential threat to the sanctuary.

This Week In Politics: Trump Takes Aim At GOP Leadership

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 4:01am

President Trump this week bad-mouthed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Arizona Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake. How long will the backbiting between the White House and Capitol Hill continue?

Bay Area Police Say They're Prepared For Weekend Alt-Right Rallies

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 4:01am

Far-right activists are set to hold two weekend rallies in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Bay area is a mecca for free speech and political activism, but for some residents, upcoming alt-right rallies go too far. Local police say they're prepared to handle events.

Criticism Builds For Catalonia Police After Last Week's Terror Attack In Spain

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 4:01am

Police in Spain's northeast region of Catalonia are being criticized for not doing enough to prevent last week's terror attacks. More than a dozen people were killed in a van attack in Barcelona.

Bannon's Back At Breitbart, White House Advisers Worry They're Targets

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 4:01am

Steve Bannon is back in the saddle running Breitbart News after being forced out as President Trump's top political adviser. We assess how Breitbart has covered the White House since Bannon's return.

Post Charlottesville: Democrats Consider Ways To Keep Pressure On Trump

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 4:01am

Democrats are having trouble agreeing on how to handle the politics of fallout from President Trump's reaction to recent racial tensions after the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Samsung Heir Found Guilty Of Corruption, Sentenced To 5 Years

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 4:01am

A South Korean court has sentenced the billionaire head of Samsung Group to five years in prison. He was found guilty in a corruption case involving the country's former president.

With Trump White House, Are Ethics Issues Becoming Just Part Of The Scenery?

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 4:00am

While giving reporters his reaction to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., the president reminded them he owns a vineyard there. But that presidential product placement was a blip on the radar.

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Indian Supreme Court Declares Privacy A Fundamental Right

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 10:54pm

In a milestone ruling, the nine justices unanimously declared, "Privacy is the constitutional core of human dignity."

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Taylor Swift's New Song, 'Look What You Made Me Do,' Is Here

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 10:37pm

After a week-long roll-out consisting of snakes, snakes and more snakes, Taylor Swift is here with the first single from Reputation.

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Benches Clear — Again And Again — During Brawls Between Yankees And Tigers

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 6:09pm

The confrontation opened with a hit batter and an inside pitch, but before long, both benches had cleared amid a flurry of fists. Then, they cleared again. And again. Luckily, no one appears injured.

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