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Source: Washington Post

That brutal, bizarre Chicago murder case began with sex and suicide fantasies, prosecutors say

Monday 11:46 GMT

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On the day of the murder, former Northwestern University microbiology professor Wyndham Lathem rented a car and started driving west, away from his high-rise apartment in Chicago and the bloodied body of his 26-year-old boyfriend, Trenton James Cornell-Duranleau, who had been stabbed 70 times.

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Source: Common Domain

Amazon Isn’t Ulta’s Only Problem

Monday 19:05 GMT

Ulta’s stock enjoyed a nice run during the first few months of the year, rising 23% through early June as investors grew excited about Ulta’s strong appeal with millennials, who were increasingly buying beauty items after seeing product recommendations online.

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Source: Common Domain

16-member White House arts committee is latest group to quit Trump

Sunday 15:26 GMT

The 16 members of the president’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities has become the latest group to abandon the president in protest at his response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va. last weekend, saying the “false equivalencies’ he is pushing cannot stand.

He wrote that he didn’t want “partisan bickering about my role” to cloud the administration or the work of Neomi Rao, who has been appointed Trump’s regulatory czar.

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Source: New York Times

Stocks Drop as Attacks in Spain Push Investors to Safe Havens

Saturday 13:35 GMT

Stocks in the United States opened lower on Friday, following declines in Europe and Asia after terrorist attacks in Spain added to the issues concerning investors, spurring them to park their money in traditional safe havens.

Which measures volatility in the stock market and is known as Wall Street’s “fear gauge” — has jumped higher in recent weeks.

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Source: Common Domain

Dodgers rookie Cody Bellinger gets day off after spraining ankle

Sunday 20:00 GMT

A day after spraining his right ankle, Dodgers rookie Cody Bellinger received a day off for Sunday’s series finale against the Tigers.

Jacob Rhame, a triple-A reliever, became the player to be named later to complete the Dodgers’ trade with the Mets for Curtis Granderson.

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Source: Fox News

Boston 'Free Speech Rally' cut short as conservative activists leave counterprotesters behind

Monday 01:31 GMT

Conservative activists cut short a planned rally in Boston on Saturday as thousands of counterprotesters chanted anti-Nazi slogans and waved signs condemning white nationalism.

The Boston Police Department announced on Twitter that the event, billed as a “Free Speech Rally,” had ended around 1:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon saying “demonstrators had left the [Boston] Common.” The tweet came just a few hours after dozens of rallygoers gathered at the historic Boston Common and were met with thousands of counterprotesters who had marched peacefully through downtown Boston.

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Source: CBS News

Suspect in Kissimmee police shootings is former Marine, records show

Monday 04:15 GMT

The man accused of killing two police officers in what appeared to be an ambush in in Kissimmee, Florida, on Friday is a former Marine, records show.

Miller was stationed in various locations including Tampa, North Carolina and Okinawa, Japan, while enlisted as Marine, records show. According to Miller's online resume, he performed intelligence analysis during Operations Noble Eagle, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom while working with the United States Special Operations Command, CBS affiliate WKMG reports.

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Source: Fox News

Second police officer dies in Florida shooting

Sunday 20:00 GMT

Everett Glen Miller, 45,  has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Baxter, Kissimmee Police Chief Jeff O’Dell said earlier Saturday at a news conference.

The officers did not return fire, and it appears they were surprised, the police chief said, adding that authorities are still talking to witnesses to determine the timeline of events. Sheriff's deputies with a neighboring law enforcement agency later tracked Miller down to a bar and approached him.

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Source: New York Times

They’re Trying to Sue a White Supremacist. First He Must Be Found.

Monday 06:04 GMT

There, Ms. Gersh, a real estate agent, encouraged Sherry Spencer, to disavow her son, Richard Spencer, a white supremacist, and donate to human rights causes.

He has used the site to champion a modern holocaust that would create an American white ethno-state and to target individuals whom he sees as enemies. During the white supremacist protests in Charlottesville, Va., this month, Mr. Anglin live-blogged the proceedings.

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Source: CBS News

Man returns to childhood home against the odds

Monday 23:40 GMT

About six months after getting on that train, he got on a jumbo jet to Australia where he met his new mom and dad, Sue and John Brierley.

They took Saroo back to their home on the Australian island of Tasmania where he had a toy filled room as big as his house in India.

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Source: CBS News

Capturing the swarm

Monday 23:40 GMT

Footage of a one-time event: the largest autonomous drone swarm ever — more than 100 Perdix drones, launched from three F-18 jet fighters, performing a complicated swarm maneuver for the first time.

The U.S. military has used the remotely piloted vehicles for more than 15 years, but now the devices are capable of flying missions autonomously — and in a swarm. This week on 60 Minutes, correspondent David Martin and producer Mary Walsh reported on the development of an autonomous drone called the Perdix, bringing viewers a rare glimpse of the future of combat.

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Source: New York Times

Continued Use of Long Putter Raises Concerns on the Senior Tour

Monday 23:41 GMT

Since then, the broomstick putters have virtually disappeared from the regular PGA Tour, but they remain in use among a handful of players on the senior circuit, the PGA Tour Champions.

The Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee was watching the second round of the United States Senior Open in June when television cameras zoomed in on Bernhard Langer as he attempted a 7-foot eagle putt on the 14th hole.

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Source: ABC News

Kasich urges Trump to end staff chaos and 'settle it down'

Monday 23:40 GMT

Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to stop the staff chaos at the White House and "settle it down."

"You can't keep putting new people in the lineup and think you're going to win a world championship," said Kasich, who is among those who think the staff churn is hampering Trump's ability to notch a major legislative victory. Strategist Steve Bannon last week became the latest top White House official to follow Trump's national security adviser, a chief of staff, two communications directors and a press secretary, and others, out the door.

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Source: Washington Post

Escaping one of the nation’s worst environmental disaster zones

Monday 23:41 GMT

An environmental crisis morphed into a housing crisis, and West Calumet became a national flash point, a cautionary tale about the Environmental Protection Agency’s underfunded cleanup program.

“It merely reflects the glaring lack of oversight and enforcement of existing housing and environmental laws,” said Debbie Chizewer, a Chicago-based attorney at Northwestern University’s Environmental Advocacy Clinic. “ECHA, the City of East Chicago and EPA all knew [about the lead] and did not act here to address this grave danger to this low-income community of color.”

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Source: CBS News

What we learned about grief from Sandy Hook parents

Monday 22:46 GMT

Because, Scott Pelley says, he and his colleagues haven't been able to get the parents of Sandy Hook Elementary School out of their minds.

"We do have a responsibility," Pelley says of telling Sandy Hook stories, "because these parents don't want their children to be forgotten." The video above was originally published on April 16, 2017,  and produced by Lisa Orlando, Ann Silvio and Will Croxton.

Source: NBC News

New Polls Show Trump's Presidency Stands on Perilous Ground

Today 09:01 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Millions flock to the heartland for a glimpse of the Great Eclipse

Today 09:01 GMT
Source: ABC News

Total solar eclipse: Weather forecast for path of totality

Today 09:01 GMT
Source: CBS News

Trump outlines new U.S. strategy in Afghanistan

Today 09:01 GMT
Source: Fox News

Trump's Afghanistan address: What to watch for

Today 09:01 GMT
Source: CBS News

What scientists hope to learn from total eclipse

Today 09:01 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Trump expected to announce Afghanistan troop boost

Today 09:01 GMT
Source: New York Times

Jo Walker-Meador, 93, Dies; Raised Country Music’s Profile

Saturday 21:49 GMT
Source: Common Domain

The average American saves less than 5%, so how are you doing?

Sunday 10:50 GMT
Source: CBS News

9/11 victim fund granted contracts worth millions to official's law firm

Sunday 17:15 GMT
Source: NBC News

'Do you recognize me' See the makeover that left these daughters shocked

Sunday 14:30 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Finance Chiefs Look to Free Up Working Capital Ahead of Rate Increases

Today 09:01 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Treasury secretary’s wife boasts of travel on government plane, touts Hermes and Valentino fashion

Today 09:01 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Amazon says new accounting rule will change when it recognizes sales of its devices

Today 09:00 GMT

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