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Source: CBS News

Yrsa Daley-Ward on raw Instagram poetry and her new memoir, "The Terrible"

Thursday 21:55 GMT

She shares her poetry with over 130,000 followers on Instagram, a social media landscape that more commonly showcases carefully curated versions of young users' lives.

She scrolls through poems in progress, jots down thoughts on the Internet like a personal notebook, and shares videos of her readings.

Source: Common Domain

OPEC Nears Deal to Lift Oil Production

Friday 09:03 GMT

Ministers from some of the world’s biggest oil producers were nearing a deal to lift crude output by about one million barrels a day in an effort to tame recently high prices—though officials said an agreement might fall well short of that goal in practice.

Mr. Falih said Thursday that one million barrels a day of new crude output was a “good target” for OPEC and non-OPEC partners to work toward as they debate a production boost this week in Vienna.

Source: CBS News

Pete Davidson confirms engagement to Ariana Grande

Friday 04:22 GMT

Fallon joked to Davidson, "You know you didn't have to get engaged to Ariana Grande just to come on our show," but Davidson joked back, "But I did, though." "It's f**cking lit, Jimmy.

I have cared for him and tried to support his sobriety & prayed for his balance for years (and always will of course) but shaming/blaming women for a man's inability to keep his s**t together is a very major problem."

Source: Washington Post

House narrowly passes farm bill that includes stricter work requirements for food stamps, a month after failing on first try

Friday 06:09 GMT

The bill was championed by a dwindling number of farm-district Republicans who feel duty-bound to deliver farm supports to their rural constituents.

GOP proposes stricter work requirements for food stamp recipients, a step toward a major overhaul of the social safety net. They’re the think tank pushing for welfare work requirements. There’s just this constant, gradual erosion of the farm bill’s political basis.”

Source: Common Domain

Eh Tu Canada’s Tariff Response Targets U.S. Hankies, Boats, Jam

Friday 03:26 GMT

America’s northern neighbor prepares to retaliate against Trump’s trade sanctions by listing some perplexing imports; ‘prepared meals, of bovine’

Joe Schuele, a spokesman for the U.S. Meat Export Federation, says some members are worried about something on Canada’s hit list: “prepared meals, of bovine.” ”. Some U.S. trade groups and companies are sweating the ramifications of Canadian tariffs.

Source: Fox News

Dow slips 196 points as trade jitters continue

Friday 06:09 GMT

A Chinese government-owned tabloid said Thursday that there’s a chance China may need to adopt a “hard-line approach” targeting U.S. firms listed on the Dow Jones Industrial Average, if President Trump keeps up with his trade threats. “China does not want a trade war, but if Chinese companies suffer great losses due to Trump's protectionist trade policies, China will have no choice but to fight back in a bid to safeguard the interests of Chinese investors,” The Global Times said.

Source: Common Domain

Insurers to Expand Presence in Affordable Care Act Marketplaces Despite Uncertainty

Friday 09:05 GMT

After years of pullbacks, insurers are increasing their footprints in the Affordable Care Act marketplaces next year, despite uncertainty including the latest court challenge to the health law.

The expansions reflect that many insurers’ ACA business has moved into the black, after years of rate increases that have helped premiums catch up to costs, said Cynthia Cox, a director at the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Source: Fox News

Man-bunned protester turns out to be 'full-time human guinea pig' and aspiring comedian

Friday 06:09 GMT

The man-bunned protester who was thrown out of President Trump’s Minnesota rally on Wednesday night appears to be an aspiring comedian and self-described “full-time human guinea pig.”

“Thousands of people and overwhelming civility was a good day for Duluth,” Police Chief Mike Tusken wrote on Facebook.

Source: Global News

Melania Trump wears jacket that reads ‘I really don’t care, do u’ to visit immigrant kids in Texas

Friday 06:09 GMT

First Lady Melania Trump travelled to Texas today to visit immigrant children being detained at the border wearing a jacket with the phrase, “I really don’t care, do u?” scrawled on the back.

WATCH BELOW: Melania Trump visits U.S.-Mexico border to get first hand look at separated families. The first lady can be seen boarding a plane at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland headed for Texas wearing a $39 army green military-inspired jacket from Zara with the flippant phrase written out in graffiti-style lettering.

Source: Fox News

Brian Stelter skewered after bragging CNN skipped Trump rally: ‘You're settling for last place again’

Friday 06:09 GMT

CNN’s in-house media magpie Brian Stelter was ridiculed Wednesday night after bragging on Twitter that his network didn’t air President Trump’s rally in Duluth, Minn.

“As expected, the only cable newsers carrying tonight's Trump rally are Fox News and Fox Biz,” Stelter tweeted with a photo of the Fox News coverage. “President speaks on day of a major story development; and the nation's hall monitor prides self on not covering it,” Fox News host Greg Gutfeld tweeted, and Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera responded, “That doesn’t make them wrong.”

Source: The Guradian

Leader of Romania's ruling party sentenced for corruption

Friday 06:09 GMT

The powerful leader of Romania’s ruling party has been sentenced to prison in a blow to a government that has showered praise on Donald Trump’s “drain the swamp” rhetoric, and threatened to create the EU’s latest populist headache.

Liviu Dragnea, head of the Social Democratic party and regarded as the most powerful man in the country, was convicted of abuse of power and handed a three-and-a-half-year sentence in an initial verdict after a corruption trial.

Source: Fox News

'If You Have a Cheese Pizza...': Mulvaney Amazes Trump With Explanation of 'Ridiculous' Gov't Bureaucracy

Friday 06:09 GMT

Office of Management & Budget Director Mick Mulvaney gave an intricate and often eccentric explanation of redundancy and overlap in federal bureaucracy in a presentation that stunned the president and the press.

Benson on Melania Going to Child Detention Center: It's 'First Competent' Move by Admin on Border Policy. 'A Country Without Borders Isn't a Country': MN Diners React to Trump Visit as Immigration Debate Simmers. Mulvaney said government regulations as they exist are often "stupid" or "make no sense." President Trump then interjected: "That was incredibly said.

Source: CBS News

Charles Krauthammer, longtime conservative columnist and Fox News personality, dead at 68

Friday 09:05 GMT

Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and pundit who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement as he evolved from "Great Society" Democrat to Iraq War cheerleader to denouncer of President Trump, died Thursday.

The Washington Post, where Krauthammer's column appeared since 1984, and Fox News, where he was a political analyst, announced his death Thursday.

Source: NBC News

Charles Krauthammer, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and conservative voice, dies

Friday 09:04 GMT

Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and pundit who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement as he evolved from "Great Society" Democrat to Iraq War cheerleader to denouncer of Donald Trump, died Thursday.

Sometimes scornful, sometimes reflective, he was awarded a Pulitzer in 1987 for "his witty and insightful" commentary and was an influential voice among Republicans, whether through his syndicated column or his appearances on Fox News Channel.

Source: Reuters

Unconvincing France beat Peru 1-0 to book last-16 place

Friday 03:26 GMT

France beat Peru 1-0 with a goal from Kylian Mbappe on Thursday to book their place in the last 16 of the World Cup and crush the South Americans’ hopes of progressing in their first appearance at the tournament for 36 years.

The result leaves France on six points and Denmark and Australia on four and one respectively after their 1-1 draw earlier in the day. Peru have yet to win a point but they have won numerous hearts in Russia, thanks to their industrious style of play and the passion of their supporters, a remarkable 15,000 of whom made the journey to roar on their team in Yekaterinburg.

Source: New York Times

Matt Murphy, Master of Blues Guitar, Is Dead at 88

Tuesday 22:48 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Mexico Criticizes U.S. Over Policy Removing Immigrant Children From Parents

Wednesday 18:15 GMT
Source: Reuters

In Mexico, Trump's child separations trigger wrenching decisions

Thursday 05:16 GMT
Source: Fox News

4 common mistakes in retirement planning

Friday 06:09 GMT
Source: CBS News

China blocks talk of John Oliver for taunting leader Xi Jinping

Friday 11:51 GMT
Source: CBS News

Johnny Depp: "I was as low as I believe I could have gotten" after money and marital problems

Thursday 21:55 GMT
Source: CBS News

This "Hot Dog Water" sells for $37.99 a bottle

Thursday 21:55 GMT
Source: Washington Post

British royal family will make history this summer with its first-ever same-sex wedding

Today 15:29 GMT
Source: CBS News

Supreme Court decides police generally need a warrant to track cell phones

Today 14:33 GMT
Source: NBC News

#Pride30: Travel executive Rick Meadows is making diversity a 'business imperative'

Today 15:29 GMT
Source: BBC

US court backs states over web sales tax

Today 03:23 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Date Lab:?Can a U2 fan fall for a Justin Timberlake buff?

Today 15:29 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Lavish Los Angeles Passion Project to Hit Auction Block

Today 15:29 GMT
Source: The Week

Beware fund fees

Today 15:29 GMT

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