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Uppdaterad: 2 timmar 49 minuter sedan

15 Injured, Some Critically, After 2 Men Set Off Bomb At Ontario Restaurant

3 timmar 31 minuter sedan

Police in Ontario say two men walked into an Indian restaurant near Toronto Thursday night and set off an improvised explosive device, then fled. Three people had "critical blast injuries."

(Image credit: Mark Blinch/Reuters)

Kategorier: Amerikanska

Border Patrol Shooting Death Of Immigrant Woman Raises Tensions In South Texas

7 timmar 22 minuter sedan

Federal and state authorities are investigating the shooting death of a young immigrant along the U.S.-Mexico border. Few details about the incident have been released.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Harvey Weinstein Will Turn Himself In To Police On Criminal Charges

8 timmar 44 minuter sedan

The Hollywood mogul is expected to hand himself over to police at 8 a.m. Friday in Manhattan, a source tells NPR. He's expected pay a million-dollar bail and surrender his passport.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

NTSB: Uber Self-Driving Car Had Disabled Emergency Brake System Before Fatal Crash

10 timmar 19 minuter sedan

The National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary report said that sensors saw the victim. But Uber says it's the driver, not its system, that was supposed to intervene to avoid the collision.

(Image credit: Chris Carlson/AP)

Kategorier: Amerikanska

'That's A Cat!' Video Star Has Been Identified And Is Doing Fine

10 timmar 53 minuter sedan

The cat caught clinging to the roof of a minivan barreling down an Omaha, Neb., highway is aptly named Rebel and sustained no injuries as a result of the harrowing ride.

Kategorier: Amerikanska

Democratic Rep. Eliot Engel Reacts To Cancellation Of Planned North Korea Summit

11 timmar 4 minuter sedan

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., the top democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, about President Trump cancelling the summit with North Korea.

Kategorier: Amerikanska

Mitch McConnell On Filling The Federal Bench: 'This Is My Top Priority'

11 timmar 14 minuter sedan

The Senate majority leader says he is focusing the chamber's agenda for the rest of 2018 on confirming conservatives to lifetime judicial appointments.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Australian Woman Sentenced To Die In Malaysia For Drug Smuggling

11 timmar 34 minuter sedan

Lawyers are appealing the sentence and say the 54-year-old from Sydney was the victim of an online scam.

(Image credit: Sadiq Asyraf/AP)

Kategorier: Amerikanska

New Census Data Shows Texas Cities Are Growing Faster Than All Other States

12 timmar 8 minuter sedan

The study found seven of the nation's fastest-growing cities are in Texas, with San Antonio expanding by the greatest number from 2016 to 2017.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Movie Mogul Harvey Weinstein Expected To Turn Himself In

12 timmar 11 minuter sedan

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with New York Times reporter Benjamin Mueller about the reports that disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself over to face charges Friday.

Kategorier: Amerikanska

In Papua New Guinea's Sorcery Wars, A Peacemaker Takes On Her Toughest Case

12 timmar 33 minuter sedan

In the Eastern Highlands, the accusation of sorcery is a vigilante's rallying cry. Such accusations often lead to violence and are believed to be responsible for dozens of deaths every year.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

What's Up With All The Home Runs? MLB Hired Scientists. Here's What They Found Out

tors, 05/24/2018 - 23:06

A panel of experts studied the issue for months but couldn't come up with much more than ballpark determinations as to why home run rates are spiking.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Legendary Boxer Jack Johnson Gets Pardon, 105 Years After Baseless Conviction

tors, 05/24/2018 - 22:44

The black world heavyweight champion was convicted of a crime in 1913 for traveling with a white girlfriend. President Trump issued a rare posthumous pardon after an appeal from Sylvester Stallone.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

How South Korea Is Reacting To the Cancellation Of U.S.-North Korea Summit

tors, 05/24/2018 - 22:35

South Korean leaders met late at night to discuss President Trump's decision not to go ahead with his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Kategorier: Amerikanska

New EU Data Protection Law Could Affect People Who Take Pictures With Their Phones

tors, 05/24/2018 - 22:35

The European Union's new data protection law is intended to strengthen privacy rights and stop abuses by social media giants. But the law also forbids people from posting anyone's picture online without their permission — and that includes tourist vacation photos.

Kategorier: Amerikanska

Hawaii Officials Send Different Messages For Residents And Tourists About Active Volcano

tors, 05/24/2018 - 22:35

Hawaii officials continue to warn the public about dangers from the active volcano on the Big Island, including the lava flowing toward a power plant. In the meantime, they are trying to reassure possible visitors that the tourism opportunities have not been affected.

Kategorier: Amerikanska

Trump Administration Considers Steep Tariffs Against Foreign Automakers

tors, 05/24/2018 - 22:35

The president has suggested this will be good for U.S. autoworkers, but economists and industry executives warn the move could spark a destructive trade war that would hurt all countries involved.

Kategorier: Amerikanska

Santa Fe, Texas Shooting Takes Toll On Area's Chief Medical Examiner

tors, 05/24/2018 - 22:35

The Santa Fe High School shooting in Texas affected people in profound ways — particularly the first responders and others who rushed to the scene, including Galveston County's chief medical examiner.

Kategorier: Amerikanska

Former U.S. Diplomat To North Korea Reacts To Cancellation Of Summit

tors, 05/24/2018 - 22:35

NPR' Audie Cornish speaks with Amb. Joseph DeTrani, former State Department special envoy for negotiations with North Korea, about the fallout from the cancellation of the U.S.- North Korea summit.

Kategorier: Amerikanska

How A Cheap Magnet Might Help Detect Malaria

tors, 05/24/2018 - 22:35

Engineers in California are working on a new test that could offer a fast, cheap way to see if people are infected with the parasite.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

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