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Sniper, ambush and standoffs: Officers shot in five states over the past week

Sniper, ambush and standoffs: Officers shot in five states over the past week

In the past seven days, there have been several shootings of police officers spanning from California to Philadelphia. The shootings were not fatal, and occurred during traffic stops, tense standoffs and in some cases ambushes while officers served warrants at homes. Here’s a breakdown of the officers shot in the past week: California: A sniper…MORE

Daniella and Quentin Tarantino are expecting their first child

Daniella and Quentin Tarantino are expecting their first child

Quentin Tarantino may need to learn to keep it rated G around his home now that he and his wife Daniella are expecting their first child. “Daniella and Quentin Tarantino are very delighted to announce that they are expecting a baby,” the couple said in a statement to PEOPLE. CNN has reached out to his…MORE

Spicer on an ABC dancing show? “It’s a slap in the face”

Spicer on an ABC dancing show? “It’s a slap in the face”

Tom Bergeron isn’t the only person who’s unhappy about the casting of Sean Spicer on “Dancing With the Stars.” Some staffers at ABC News are “up in arms,” as one source put it, over the decision by ABC’s entertainment division. The network is casting the former White House press secretary, best known for his obfuscation…MORE

Trump’s contradictions hit a fever pitch

Trump’s contradictions hit a fever pitch

Something is eating at President Donald Trump. Another exhausting day of the indefatigable commander in chief’s compulsive seizing of the spotlight showed how what once would have been considered outrageous has become Washington routine. The President had a tantrum at NATO ally Denmark only because it wouldn’t sell him Greenland, doubled down on an anti-Semitic…MORE

Asian markets mixed as big regional companies report earnings

Asian markets mixed as big regional companies report earnings

Asian markets were mixed Thursday as investors digested a slew of corporate earnings. Japan’s Nikkei 225 rose 0.1%, while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index fell 0.5%. China’s Shanghai Composite Index was flat. South Korea’s Kospi fell 0.5%. Qantas Airways, Australia’s largest airline, jumped 3.3% in Sydney. The company reported a 17% drop in underlying pretax…MORE

Giuliani says he met with Ukrainian official to discuss Biden

Giuliani says he met with Ukrainian official to discuss Biden

Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday that he had spoken with a Ukrainian official about Joe Biden’s possible role in that government’s dismissal of a prosecutor who investigated Biden’s son. The move shows the former New York mayor is making a renewed push for the country to investigate President Donald Trump’s political enemies. Giuliani, who serves as…MORE

Dale Earnhardt Jr. still has sore back but plans on racing at Darlington

Dale Earnhardt Jr. still has sore back but plans on racing at Darlington

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is only mostly retired, so he doesn’t plan to miss driving at one of his favorite tracks when NASCAR goes to Darlington Raceway in South Carolina next weekend. Earnhardt, who was in a plane crash last week along with his wife, daughter and two pilots, said he’s still hurting from the wreck…MORE

Former Yale professor sexually assaulted five students, report says

Former Yale professor sexually assaulted five students, report says

A former Yale psychiatry professor sexually assaulted five students and engaged in other sexual misconduct, according to an independent report released by the university. Eugene Redmond, who was on the faculty for 44 years, is accused of misconduct and sexual assault primarily by interns in a program he ran that included undergraduate students at Yale,…MORE

Question of the Day

Aug 21

Q:  Experts say this is one simple thing you should do if you want to be safer while driving.   A:  Avoid Left Hand Turns

Aug 19

Q: In southern Iraq they make a candy using this unique ingredient… A:  Pollen from a flower

Aug 16

Q: The average household has about 20-of these tucked away… A: Gift bags