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Catalan parliament defies Madrid pressure, works on independence declaration

BARCELONA/MADRID (Reuters) – Catalan secessionists were working on Friday toward a unilateral declaration of independence from Spain that could be adopted next week in defiance of a court order and increased economic pressure from Madrid. Reuters: World News

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Police, FBI seek public’s help in finding motive behind Las Vegas massacre

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Baffled police and FBI agents, still lacking a clear motive for the Las Vegas massacre of 58 people by a lone gunman five days ago, appealed to the public on Friday to come forward with any ...

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Replay – The Atari 2600 Spectacular

Replay – The Atari 2600 Spectacular

The Atari 2600 originally launched in 1977 and didn't officially call it quits until 1992. During that 15 year period, a ton of games released for the system, and today we played a small fraction of them. In lieu of ...

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North Korea preparing long-range missile test: RIA cites Russian lawmaker

MOSCOW (Reuters) – North Korea is preparing to test a long-range missile which it believes can reach the west coast of the United States, a Russian lawmaker just returned from a visit to Pyongyang was quoted as saying on Friday. ...

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Trump to unveil new responses to Iranian ‘bad behavior’: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will announce new U.S. responses to Iran’s missile tests, support for “terrorism” and cyber operations as part of his new Iran strategy, the White House said on Friday. Reuters: World News

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Trump undermines U.S. birth control coverage requirement

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration on Friday undermined requirements under the Obamacare law that employers provide insurance to cover women’s birth control, keeping a campaign pledge that pleased his conservative Christian supporters. Reuters: U.S.

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Hurricanes Harvey, Irma sink U.S. payrolls in September

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. employment fell in September for the first time in seven years as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma left displaced workers temporarily unemployed and delayed hiring, the latest indication that the storms undercut economic activity in the third ...

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Help wanted: Staff shortages under Trump slow policy changes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Hundreds of government employees file in and out of the U.S. agency for auto safety in Washington every working day, investigating potentially dangerous vehicles and managing a $ 900 million annual budget. Reuters: U.S.

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Watch Conan O’Brien Play Shadow Of War With Kumail Nanjiani

Watch Conan O’Brien Play Shadow Of War With Kumail Nanjiani

In the latest Clueless Gamer segment, the self-described clueless gamer himself Conan O'Brien plays through Warner Bros.' sequel to 2014's Shadow of Mordor with comedian Kumail Nanjiani. A gamer himself and host of video game podcast The Indoor Kids, Nanjiani ...

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NRA backs ‘bump stocks’ regulations after Las Vegas massacre

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – The U.S. gun lobby, which has seldom embraced new firearms-control measures, expressed a willingness to support a restriction on the rifle accessory that enabled a Las Vegas gunman to strafe a crowd with bursts of sustained ...

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