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Russian Hackers 'Targeted Macron Campaign'

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's political campaign was targeted by a group of Russian hackers last month, according to a report by a cybersecurity research group Tuesday. The Pawn Storm group, which has been linked to several high-profile attacks in the West...

Wikipedia Founder Aims to 'Fix the News' With Collaborative Website

Jimmy Wales, the founder of online encyclopedia Wikipedia, has launched a website aimed at countering the spread of fake news by bringing together professional journalists and a community of volunteers and supporters to produce news articles.

Bacterial Infection Forces Elton John to Cancel May Shows

Elton John has cancelled more than a month of upcoming shows after contracting an unusual bacterial infection during a South America tour that left him in intensive care for two nights.

Serena Williams Speaks Out Against Ilie Nastase

Serena Williams has spoken out in response to suspended Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase's comments speculating about the skin color of the baby the pregnant Williams is expecting.The 23-time major champion wrote on Instagram on Monday: "It disappoints me to know we live in a...

Kasparov: Putin Skipped Poland and 'Went Straight to Wisconsin'

Russian chess champion Garry Kasparov on Sunday said Russian President Vladimir Putin "skipped over Poland and went straight to Wisconsin," Business Insider reports.

Caitlyn Jenner: 'Disappointed' With Trump on LGBT Issues

Caitlyn Jenner voted for Donald Trump for president, but is disappointed in his administration's lack of action on gay and transgender issues.

Horowitz: Democrats 'Consumed by Their Hatred'

Democrats have become an "extreme party" dealing in character assassination, bestselling author David Horowitz said.

Writers Guild Votes to Authorize Strike as Talks Continue

Members of the Writers Guild of America are one step closer to striking come May 2. In a letter to its members Monday, the WGA said 96.3 percent voted to authorize a strike as the May 1 contract expiration deadline looms. Negotiations between the Guild and the Alliance of...

Trump on Chinese President: 'I Like Him and I Believe He Likes Me a Lot'

President Donald Trump heaped praise Monday on China President Xi Jinping, crediting him for tamping down escalating tensions with North Korea, the Washington Examiner reported.

Obama to Earn $400K Speaking Fee at Wall Street Conference

Former President Barack Obama has a big payday coming when he speaks at a Wall Street conference later this year.

Macron Campaign Says it Fought off Cyberespionage Attempts

The campaign of French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron says it has fought off a series of cyberespionage attempts dating back to December, adding meat to previous allegations that it was the subject of an electronic eavesdropping campaign.The campaign's digital...

O'Reilly on Podcast: 'Sad I'm Not on TV, Truth Will Out'

Bill O'Reilly began his post-Fox News career Monday with his "No Spin News" podcast saying he is sad he is no longer on television, but believes "the truth will come out."

CNN: Randolph Alles to Be Named Secret Service Director

The Secret Service is expected to name Randolph "Tex" Alles its new director, CNN reported.

CDC Still Searches for Cause of Mysterious Polio-Like Illness

The Center for Disease Control still does not know the cause behind a strange, polio-like muscle weakness that affected 138 people last year, NBC News reported.

Meet the 'Trumpchi' Sedan, Made in China

A Chinese automaker planning to sell cars in America is catching flak over its flagship brand - Trumpchi - and its awkward name similarity to the president of the United States, CNNMoney reported.The name was meant to sound like its Chinese name, Chuanqi - which is a play...

Newsweek Reporter Sues Tweeter Who Caused Seizure

A Newsweek journalist filed a civil lawsuit in federal court against a man who allegedly sent a tweet with a strobe light image and the message: "You deserve a seizure for your posts," Lawnewz.com reported.

Tantaros Alleges Fox News Targeted Her, Newsmax CEO

Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros stepped up her fight with her ex-employer, claiming in a new lawsuit filed Monday that the cable network targeted both her and Newsmax Media's CEO.The lawsuit, filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, claims that Tantaros was a...

Venezuelans Stage Sit-in on Roads to Protest Government

Protesters sprawled in lawn chairs, worked on math homework and played cards on main roads around Venezuela's cities Monday, joining in sit-ins to disrupt traffic as the latest slap at the socialist government.Thousands shut down the main highway in Caracas to express their...

Doctors to Keep George HW Bush in Hospital a Few More Days

A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says the nation's 41st president will remain in a Houston hospital for a few more days of observation while he recovers from a mild case of pneumonia.Family spokesman Jim McGrath said Monday that the medical team at Houston...

WSJ: Amazon Working on Driverless Technology That Removes All the Human Jobs

Amazon has a team of roughly 12 people working on developing driverless technology to help deliver packages to customers quicker.

Israeli President: Le Pen's Holocaust Denial 'Disturbing'

Israel's president on Monday denounced French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's recent comments denying France's role in the Holocaust as "uniquely disturbing" and urged his country not to make "unholy alliances" with rising nationalist parties in...

Telegraph Reporter Takes on White-Collar Boxing Program

White-collar boxing, a form of boxing where men and women in white-collar professions train like a professional boxer to fight at special events, was recently reported on first-hand by a journalist from The Telegraph.

Nasdaq Sets Record as French Election Catapults Wall Street Higher

U.S. stocks rallied on Monday, tracking a relief rally that swept through Asian and European markets, after centrist candidate and market favorite Emmanuel Macron won the first round of the French presidential election.

Report: Russia Wants to Build World's Biggest Aircraft Carrier

Russia wants to build the biggest aircraft carrier in the world because of "bubbling geopolitical tensions," Russian state media reported.

Dylann Roof on Death Row at Terre Haute

Dylann Roof is now on death row at Terre Haute Federal Prison in Indiana for the June 2015 incident where he shot and killed nine black churchgoers at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

NRA to Offer New Training, Insurance Plan for Concealed Carriers

The National Rifle Association will offer at its annual convention this week in Atlanta an advanced training program and an accompanying insurance plan aimed at those who are legally allowed to carry concealed firearms, The Washington Free Beacon reported on Monday.

Frail Burt Reynolds, 81, at Tribeca Premiere of 'Dog Years'

A frail Burt Reynolds had to be helped onto the red carpet for the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of his new movie "Dog Years" Saturday night in New York. It was a rare appearance for the 81-year old actor, who at times struggled to walk.

Albertsons Exploring Take Over Whole Foods: FT

Albertsons Cos. Inc is. exploring a takeover of high-end grocer Whole Foods Market Inc, the Financial Times reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Entire Senate to Go to White House for North Korea Briefing

Top Trump administration officials will hold a rare briefing Wednesday at the White House for the entire U.S. Senate on the situation in North Korea, senior Senate aides said Monday. All 100 senators have been asked to the White House for the briefing by Secretary of State...

Poll: 73 Percent Support Independent Probe of Russia's Election Meddling

Seventy-three percent of Americans want an independent panel to investigate Russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential election, while 16 percent prefer Congress handle the investigation, an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll reveals.

Erin Moran's Death: Stage 4 Cancer in Not So Happy Times

Erin Moran, the 56-year-old former "Happy Days" actress who was found unresponsive in a mobile home in Indiana, likely succumbed to complications of stage 4 cancer,' said a coroner after an autopsy.

Supreme Court Rejects GM Bid to Block Ignition Switch Suits

General Motors Co.'s bid to block hundreds of lawsuits, potentially worth billions of dollars, over a deadly ignition-switch defect broke down on Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear its appeal claiming the suits were barred by the No. 1 American automaker's 2009 bankruptcy.

United Airlines Sued by Passenger Over Alleged Seat Removal

United Airlines has another passenger complaint to deal with -- this time in court.Karen Shiboleth claims she was forced out of her business-class seat during a flight to London from Newark, New Jersey.

Snowden Documents Reveal NSA Surveillance at GOP, Dem National Conventions

The National Security Agency used "vast electronic spying apparatus to bolster security" at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions back in 2004, according to newly released documents provided by Edward Snowden to The Intercept.

Obama Talks Youth Leadership Post Presidency

Former President Barack Obama is using his first public appearance since leaving office to talk with students about his experiences as a community organizer in Chicago and how that laid the foundation for his political career.

High Court Won't Hear Appeal Over CIA Torture Report

The U.S. Supreme Court has turned away an appeal seeking to force the CIA to release the full 2014 Senate report about the agency's use of harsh interrogation tactics.

Tucker Carlson Scores Caitlyn Jenner on 1st Night in O'Reilly's Spot

Tucker Carlson will sit down with Caitlyn Jenner on "Tucker Carlson Tonight" late Monday in what will be his first night replacing Bill O'Reilly in the 8 p.m. Eastern time slot on Fox News.

Report: Dems Presented False Accusations Against Marine Corps in 2007

Documents and emails show that Democrat-controlled public accounts made false accusations against the Marine Corps in 2007, The Washington Free Beacon reports.

NY Post: Megyn Kelly Set for June Debut on NBC

Former Fox News host Megyn Kelly will return to television in May joining NBC's Sunday evening programming, the New York Post's "Page Six" reported Monday in an exclusive story.

Trump Calls US Astronaut Who Broke Record for Time in Space

President Donald Trump made a very long distance phone call to the International Space Station, to congratulate its commander on breaking the record for the most time spent in space of any American astronaut.

Exec: Facebook Is Not 'Arbiter of the Truth' Amid Fake News Criticism

Amid criticism of spreading fake news, a top Facebook executive said the technology firm does not want to be the "arbiter of the truth" because it sees itself as a platform for social commentary rather than as a publisher....

Anti-Defamation League: Anti-Semitic Incidents on The Rise in US

Anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. increased more than one-third in 2016 and surged by more than 86 percent in the first quarter of 2017, a report by the Anti-Defamation League found.

Politico: Obama Admin. Released Iranians Considered Threats to US

The Obama administration last year released seven Iranians to the terrorist nation, some who were considered a threat to the national security of the United States by the former president's own Justice Department, Politico reported.

Republicans in Position to Reshape Federal Bench

Republicans have put President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee on the bench, and they're now in a position to fill dozens more federal judgeships - and reshape some of the nation's highest courts. Democrats have few ways to stop them....

Israel Indicts Hacker Linked to Threats on US Jewish Centers

Israel indicted an 18-year-old American-Israeli Jew Monday for a wave of bomb threats against Jewish community centers in the United States that stoked fears of a rising wave of anti-Semitism.Israel's Justice Ministry said the accused was charged at a district...

Report: No Full-Time Staffer for Senate Probe Into Russian Election Meddling

The Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russian meddling into the American presidential election has not even started substantially probing possible ties between the Trump campaign and Moscow, and has no staffer is dedicated to the task full time...

Report: No Full-Tim Staffer for Senate Probe Into Russian Election Meddling

The Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russian meddling into the American presidential election has not even started substantially probing possible ties between the Trump campaign and Moscow, and has no staffer is dedicated to the task full time, The Daily...

Obama Call, Trump Tweets and Their Impact on French Election

Although spokesmen for Trump and Obama denied their words constituted endorsements, their involvement with presidential candidates in a foreign country is considered unprecedented for former and current U.S. Presidents.

Report: Trump Hollywood Star Vandalized Again

President Donald Trump's Walk of Fame star was vandalized for the second time since October, TMZ reports.

Report: In U.S.-Canada Border Cities, Groups Aim to Help Asylum Seekers

Residents along the U.S.-Canada border are organizing ways to help asylum-seekers cross into Canada, the Canadian Press reports.