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Stormy Daniels’ Lawyer’s Coffee Chain Just Ran Out of Coffee

It’s going to be a rough weekend for Tully’s Coffee, the Seattle-based coffee chain that was once an early Starbucks competitor: it has to shut down its shops temporarily due to a lack of, well, coffee. The reason? Michael Avenatti, lawyer for adult film star Stormy Daniels and Tully’s former part-owner, says they seem to have fallen behind on […]

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Jack Ma Says Trade War Is the ‘Most Stupid Thing’ as U.S.-China Tensions Boil

Billionaire Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma called fighting over trade senseless and decried once again a widening conflict between the U.S. and China. China’s richest person — who warned just last month that a trade war could last two decades — argued it was pointless to target goods because the Asian nation was on its way […]

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‘You Don’t Want Just a Yes Man.’ Barack Obama Rallies for Sen. Joe Donnelly in Indiana

Former President Barack Obama praised Indiana Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly on Sunday for being willing to break with his party, telling a roaring crowd at a rally in the state that “you don’t want just a yes man.” Donnelly has sounded more like President Donald Trump while trying to persuade voters in the conservative Midwestern […]

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Freddie Mercury Biopic Wins Weekend Box Office Despite Mixed Reviews

A biopic about rock ’n’ roll front man Freddie Mercury and the band Queen led the North American box office this weekend, scoring a rare win over a new Walt Disney Co. fairy tale that would normally be expected to dominate the competition. The weekend’s major new releases made a clean sweep in the top […]

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In Texas Senate race, both parties are at the door — all 7.4 million of them

DALLAS — When Beto O’Rourke wrapped up his day here late Friday, rallying supporters in what he noted was the aptly named Opportunity Park, his voice was hoarse and scratchy, and there were bags under his eyes from lack of sleep. It was the Democratic Senate hopeful’s sixth public event of the day — his […]

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Trump Has Been Playing Rihanna Songs At Rallies. ‘Not For Much Longer,’ Singer Says.

President Donald Trump has been hitting the campaign trail over the past few months, rallying supporters around the country to vote in for conservatives in Tuesday’s midterm elections. Similar to his events during the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump’s selection of music before and after the rallies has remained constant, most notably Lee Greenwood’s rendition of “God Bless the U.S.A.” […]

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These huge new wind turbines are a marvel. They’re also the future.

The declining price of solar power gets more press, but there are big things happening in wind technology too. And I mean big. The math on wind turbines is pretty simple: Bigger is better. Specifically, there are two ways to produce more power from the wind in a given area. The first is with bigger rotors and blades […]

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Massive explosion of Pennsylvania house is felt in New Jersey, officials say

A house exploded in Pennsylvania Sunday night, causing shock a state away, according to multiple reports. The 9,000-square-foot home exploded in the community of Gladwyne, in Lower Merion Township, because of a gas leak, right before 8 p.m., the reports said. “The explosion could be heard township wide,” Lower Merion Police Department wrote on Facebook. WPVI reported […]

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Tower of London lights up for World War I anniversary

The year 2018 marks the centennial of the end of World War I. Known at the time as the Great War, the five-year struggle changed Europe and the world forever. To recognize and celebrate the centennial, the Tower of London is hosting a stunning event called “Beyond the Deepening Shadow: The Tower Remembers.” The eight-night event in London, […]

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This midterm election is like no other in a generation

Tuesday’s midterm election is about many things. It’s about health care and immigration. It’s about the economy. It’s about power and who will hold it, both in Washington and in the states. Above all, it’s about something more elemental: what kind of country Americans see today and want to see in the future. That makes […]

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