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    Somali Pirates Free 26 Hostages After Nearly 5 Years in Captivity

    Somali pirates have released 26 hostages after nearly five years in captivity, according to an organization involved in mediation efforts. The dozens of hostages freed were in a ship hijacked south of the Seychelles in March 2012. Of the 29 crew members seized, one died during the hijacking and two died from illness while in captivity, according to the organization, Oceans Beyond Piracy. The hostages were all men from Cambodia, China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam, it said. They […]

  • Chicago Cubs players rush the mound after beating the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series on Oct. 22, 2016. (Chicago Cubs via Twitter)

    Chicago Cubs Defeat L.A. Dodgers in Game 6 of NLCS, Advance to First World Series Since 1945

    The Chicago Cubs finally ended their 71-year absence from the World Series by pushing aside the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series. Long the subject of a so-called curse, the Cubs continued their spectacular season at Wrigley Field late Saturday. They now head to Game 1 of the World Series in Cleveland, where they will face the Indians on Tuesday. Long time coming The last time the Cubs appeared in the World Series […]

  • Bullet holes pierce the main gate of the Civil Prison after a jail break in the coastal town of Arcahaiea, Haiti.

    174 Inmates Escape Prison in Haiti After Guard is Killed

    A manhunt is underway after 174 inmates escaped from a prison in Haiti following a riot during which one guard was killed, authorities said. The prison break occurred at a facility in Arcahaie on Saturday, said Inspector Garry Derosiers, the national police spokesman. Of the more than 100 fugitives, a dozen have been captured, Derosiers said. The uprising was led by “heavily armed individuals,” according to a statement from the Prime Minister’s office. It’s unclear how the prisoners broke out […]

  • Republican Presidential nominee Donald J. Trump holds an event at the Eisenhower Hotel and Conference Center on Oct. 22, 2016 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. (Credit: Mark Makela/Getty Images)

    Donald Trump Vows to Sue Sexual Misconduct Accusers After Election is Over

    Donald Trump vowed Saturday to sue the women who have accused him of sexual misconduct in recent weeks. “Every woman lied when they came forward to hurt my campaign,” Trump said during remarks in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. “Total fabrication. The events never happened. Never. All of these liars will be sued after the election is over.” He added that a “simple phone call” to major news outlets “gets them wall-to-wall coverage with virtually no fact-checking ever.” In the last two weeks, […]

  • A Native American protestors holds up his arms as he and other protestors are threatened by private security guards and guard dogs, at a work site  for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) oil pipeline, near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, September 3, 2016.
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    83 Arrested During Protest Against Construction of North Dakota Pipeline

    Eighty-three people were arrested Saturday at a protest against construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, authorities in North Dakota said. The Morton County Sheriff’s Department said 300 protesters trespassed on private property and “engaged in escalated unlawful tactics and behavior” at a spot three miles west of State Highway 1806, along the pipeline right-of-way. The suspects were charged with criminal trespass and engaging in a riot, the sheriff’s department said. Construction equipment has been damaged at previous protests. About 20 […]

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    Tens of Millions of IP Addresses Used to Take Down Twitter, Netflix in ‘Unprecedented’ Cyberattack

    Tens of millions of IP addresses were used to take down popular websites like Twitter and Netflix as part of a massive cyberattack on Friday. Dyn, an Internet middleman company, was the target of the distributed denial-of-service, or DDoS, attack that hit in three waves. Dyn directs traffic when people type a URL into a browser. So the attack on the company caused temporary outages at many of the internet’s most widely-trafficked sites. On Saturday, Dyn revealed that a “sophisticated” […]

  • Time Warner Cable headquarters are seen in Columbus Circle on May 26, 2015 in New York City. Charter Communications announced this morning that it has bought Time Warner Cable for $56.7 billion.  (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    AT&T, Time Warner Agree on $85 Billion Deal to Merge Companies

    AT&T and Time Warner have agreed to an $85 billion deal — one of the biggest media tie-ups ever. The move, announced Saturday evening, will help AT&T expand beyond wireless and Internet service into programming. Time Warner is the parent of CNN, TNT, HBO, the Warner Bros. studio, and other channels and websites. AT&T, which dates back to the invention of the telephone in 1876, is one of the country’s largest providers of wireless phone and Internet service. It also […]

  • Jessica Drake (R), who works for an adult film company, stands with a photo of her meeting with Donald Trump, beside attorney Gloria Allred as they talk about allegations of sexual misconduct against the Republican presidential hopeful during a press conference in Los Angeles on October 22, 2016.  (Credit: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

    Adult Film Star Becomes Latest Woman to Accuse Donald Trump of Inappropriate Sexual Advances

    Another woman is publicly accusing Donald Trump of inappropriate sexual contact, alleging the GOP nominee touched and kissed her a decade ago during a charity golf tournament in Lake Tahoe, Nevada. Jessica Drake is at least the 11th woman to accuse Trump of unwanted sexual advances since the surfacing of a 2005 “Access Hollywood” tape in which Trump brags about being able to grope and kiss women. Drake, an adult film performer and director, claimed at a news conference in […]

  • Quentin Mehr, spokesman for the  Arizona State Troopers tweeted a photo of an emu was on the loose on I-10 west of Phoenix on Oct. 21, 2016.

    Emu Lassoed on Arizona Highway: State Troopers

    It’s not the usual type of suspect Arizona State Troopers take into custody — this capture involved a long-legged big bird, wandering the highway. Police were alerted after an emu was spotted on the Interstate 10 on Friday. “Wild day on I-10 west of Phoenix. Emu on the loose!!” Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesman Quentin Mehr tweeted. Authorities said the animal crossed the median and onto the dirt shoulder of the roadway, where it was safely contained. A state […]