• Lawsuits against the Church of Scientology are piling up, alleging a vast network of human trafficking, child abuse, and forced labor
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    Lawsuits against the Church of Scientology are piling up, alleging a vast network of human trafficking, child abuse, and forced labor

    The pile of lawsuits follows years of scrutiny over the Church of Scientology and its inner workings, which largely remain an enigma to outsiders.

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    Young climate activists seek step up from streets to political table

    Young climate change activists demanded a greater role in decision-making Saturday as they met leaders at U.N. headquarters, saying that their growing voice on the streets had yet to earn them a seat at the political table. "The decisions about our future are still being made largely without us

  • Armani explores connection with nature in ethereal looks
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    Armani explores connection with nature in ethereal looks

    Giorgio Armani's collection presented on Saturday, the fourth day of Milan Fashion Week, was both earthy and ethereal, with myriad natural references the designer said were meant to create closeness with Mother Earth. The Italian brand Twinset put a sign in its window during fashion week: "

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    Items linked to crime duo Bonnie & Clyde sold for $186K

    Several personal items related to 1930s Texas outlaw Clyde Barrow have sold at a Boston auction for nearly $186,000. RR Auction officials say the Bulova watch that Barrow wore when he and Bonnie Parker were killed in 1934 sold on Saturday for $112,500. Parker and Barrow were fatally shot by officers

  • Sheriff: 2 dead, 8 wounded in South Carolina bar shooting
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    Sheriff: 2 dead, 8 wounded in South Carolina bar shooting

    Two men were fatally shot early Saturday at a South Carolina sports bar and eight other people were wounded in the gunfire, authorities said. The shooting occurred in Lancaster, a community about 45 miles (72 kilometers) south of Charlotte, North Carolina. Coroner Karla Deese told news outlets that the

  • Barron Hilton, hotel magnate and AFL founder, dies at 91
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    Barron Hilton, hotel magnate and AFL founder, dies at 91

    Barron Hilton, a hotel magnate who expanded his father's chain and became a founding owner in the American Football League, died Thursday at his Los Angeles home. Hilton's family said he died of natural causes. "The Hilton family mourns the loss of a remarkable man," said Steven M

  • Woman convicted in texting suicide case denied parole
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    Woman convicted in texting suicide case denied parole

    The Massachusetts woman convicted of urging her boyfriend to kill himself via text messages has been denied early release. The state Parole Board announced Friday it rejected Michelle Carter's bid for release after serving about half her 15-month jail sentence. Carter appeared before the board Thursday

  • Armani pays tribute to nature, easy summer feeling at Missoni
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    Armani pays tribute to nature, easy summer feeling at Missoni

    Giorgio Armani paid tribute to nature in his main line's spring collection on Saturday, using earthy tones and floral prints, while Missoni added an easy summer feeling to Milan Fashion Week. The 85-year-old Armani, affectionately called "King Giorgio" in his native Italy, kicked off

  • Police: Suspect in cop shooting, bike attack captured
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    Police: Suspect in cop shooting, bike attack captured

    A man suspected of shooting and wounding a Chicago police officer on Saturday and of being the bicyclist who shot a woman in broad daylight near downtown days earlier has been captured, police said. A "person of interest" believed to be Michael Blackman, 45, was apprehended following an armed

  • The Latest: Man suspected of shooting Chicago cop captured
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    The Latest: Man suspected of shooting Chicago cop captured

    Chicago police say a man believed to be the suspect in the shooting and wounding of an officer has been shot and captured. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi (goo-lee-EHL'-mee) tweeted Saturday that officers apprehended a "person of interest" believed to be 45-year-old Michael Blackman

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    UPDATE 1-Armani pays tribute to nature, easy summer feeling at Missoni

    Giorgio Armani paid tribute to nature in his main line's spring collection on Saturday, using earthy tones and floral prints, while Missoni added an easy summer feeling to Milan Fashion Week. The 85-year-old Armani, affectionately called "King Giorgio" in his native Italy, kicked off

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    UPDATE 2-Lorena weakens to a tropical storm as it nears mainland Mexico

    Hurricane Lorena weakened to a tropical storm as it approached northwestern Mexico on Saturday, bringing with it heavy wind and rain, U.S. forecasters said. On Saturday afternoon, Lorena had maximum sustained winds of 50 miles (80 km) per hour as it moved north, the Miami-based National Hurricane Center

  • Greek police make arrest in 1985 hijacking of TWA Flight 847
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    Greek police make arrest in 1985 hijacking of TWA Flight 847

    Greek police said Saturday they have arrested a suspect in the 1985 hijacking of a flight from Athens that became a multi-day ordeal and included the slaying of an American. Police said a 65-year-old suspect in the hijacking was arrested Thursday on the island of Mykonos in response to a warrant from

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    UPDATE 6-UK Labour deputy leader survives bid to oust him over Brexit

    LONDON/ BRIGHTON, England, Sept 21 (Reuters) - The deputy leader of Britain's Labour Party survived an attempt to oust him over Brexit on Saturday after party chief Jeremy Corbyn moved to defuse a row that threatened to overshadow the party's bid to show it was ready for power. Holding its annual

  • Person of interest apprehended in shooting of Chicago police officer
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    Person of interest apprehended in shooting of Chicago police officer

    Police said they've apprehended a man they believe shot a Chicago police officer Saturday morning. The officer lost nearly a third of his blood from the gunshot wounds, but was rushed to a local hospital for surgery and last was listed in stable condition, according to Chicago police spokesman Anthony

  • US police assess rise in threat tips after 3 mass killings
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    US police assess rise in threat tips after 3 mass killings

    In the weeks after three high-profile shootings in three states took the lives of more than two dozen people in one week in August, law enforcement authorities nationwide reported a spike in tips from concerned relatives, friends and co-workers about people who appear bent on carrying out the next mass

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    Reuters Health News Summary

    Following is a summary of current health news briefs. Dr. Dana Meaney-Delman, who has been leading the inquiry at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, wants to know where that oil came from. People who swim in warm freshwater lakes, ponds and hot springs should do their

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    UPDATE 2-Paris draws new climate rally; police vie with 'yellow vests', 'black blocs'

    Climate protesters marched through Paris for a second day on Saturday in a rally that saw sporadic clashes between masked demonstrators and police who also broke up "yellow vest" groups trying to stage unauthorised gatherings in the capital. The climate protest drew some 16,000 participants

  • Missing 5-year-old from New Jersey was likely lured into van
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    Missing 5-year-old from New Jersey was likely lured into van

    Dulce Maria Alavez vanished Monday from Bridgeton City Park about 30 miles south of Philadelphia

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    Reuters Entertainment News Summary

    Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs. With a blooming rose catwalk, Italian fashion designer Anna Molinari dedicated her latest collection for label Blumarine to kindness on Friday, a virtue she said seemed "to belong to a time past". Molinari, known for her feminine

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    Reuters Science News Summary

    Scores of UFO enthusiasts converged on rural Nevada on Thursday for a pilgrimage of sorts to the U.S. installation known as Area 51, long rumored to house government secrets about alien life, as law enforcement officials beefed up security around the military base. Visitors descended early in the day

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    Reuters Odd News Summary

    Following is a summary of current odd news briefs. Scores of UFO enthusiasts converged on rural Nevada on Thursday for a pilgrimage of sorts to the U.S. installation known as Area 51, long rumored to house government secrets about alien life, as law enforcement officials beefed up security around the

  • Booker seeks $1.7 million in new funds to stay in Democratic White House race
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    Booker seeks $1.7 million in new funds to stay in Democratic White House race

    U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker will drop out of the running for his party's 2020 White House nomination unless he can raise $1.7 million over the next 10 days, his campaign said on Saturday. The mounting scale of rival campaigns and the prospect of higher thresholds for participating

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    UPDATE 2-Biden urges investigation into Trump Ukraine call

    DES MOINES, Iowa/WASHINGTON, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, a frontrunner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Saturday called for an investigation into reports that President Donald Trump pressed his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate Biden and his son. &

  • Associated Press

    Rape followed threat of forced incest, prosecutors say

    Authorities say a man raped a woman in New York after giving her the option of that, being killed or having sex with her son. The Queens district attorney's office says 33-year-old Joshua Henderson raped and robbed the victim in her home Monday. Prosecutors say Henderson dressed as a construction