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  • Billy Joel Expecting Third Child

    (CNN) — Billy Joel is going to be a dad for the third time. The 68-year-old told The Belfast Telegraph that his fourth wife, Alexis Joel, is pregnant with their second child and the couple is due next month. Billy Joel’s spokesperson confirmed the baby news to CNN. The “Piano Man” and his wife welcomed a daughter, Della Rose, in August 2015. Their bundle of joy arrived a month after the couple got married. Joel also has a daughter, Alexa Ray Joel, […]

  • GOODELL: NFL Players Aren’t Trying To Be ‘Disrespectful To The Flag’

    (CNN Money) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says players aren’t trying to be “disrespectful to the flag” when they kneel during the National Anthem. But the league still believes they should stand. Goodell, speaking to reporters after a two-day owners meeting in New York, announced no plans to change the league’s policy. It says that players should stand for the Anthem, but it does not require them to. The players “will state to you, and they have stated to everyone […]

  • More Than 40 Women Have Accused Harvey Weinstein Of Sexual Harassment Or Assault

    (CNN Money) — It started with Ashley Judd. The New York Times story that unearthed the first of what would become more than 40 accusations of sexual harassment, and in some cases assault, against movie titan Harvey Weinstein started with an account from Judd. The actress told the story of an encounter that happened more than two decades ago, when she was in the midst of filming 1997’s “Kiss the Girls.” Judd claimed to the Times that she went to the Peninsula […]

  • Police: Sixth Victim Of Maryland Gunman Survives Delaware Shooting, Knows Suspect

    (CNN) — [Breaking news update at 4:31 p.m. ET] A gunman who authorities say killed three people and wounded two others at his job in Maryland early Wednesday shot a sixth person at a Wilmington, Delaware, car dealership later, officials said. Radee Labeeb Prince shot the male victim in Delaware twice, striking him in the head, shortly before 11 a.m., said Wilmington Police Chief Robert Tracy. The victim, who knew Prince, gave police Prince’s name and a description of his vehicle, […]

  • NFL Owners Gather To Discuss National Anthem Protests

    (CNN Money) — NFL owners have a lot to talk about. They’re gathering in New York for two days of meetings, with the league convulsed by player protests during the National Anthem — and by opposition to the protests, led by President Trump himself. Team owners are expected to discuss the protests. But an NFL spokesman says the league does not expect to change its policy, which says only that players should stand during the Anthem, not that they must. […]

  • How ‘Sesame Street’ Can Help Children Cope With Traumatic Experiences

    (CNN) — Big Bird is upset. Angry, sad, confused, anxious. “I’ve got all these feelings, you know … and they’re all mixed together,” he tells Alan the shop owner in anew “Sesame Street” video. “And I — I don’t know what to do.” Alan tells him that big feelings are OK, especially “after hard things happen,” and talks to him about a “safe place” where he can feel peaceful. Together, they take a deep breath, and the big yellow bird […]

  • Hawaii Judge Blocks Trump’s Latest Travel Ban

    (CNN) — A federal judge in Hawaii has blocked President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban one day before it was set to take effect.  Judges turn to extreme remedy to block Trump administration Judge Derrick Watson said the travel ban — Trump’s third version of the policy — “plainly discriminates based on nationality.” The President’s executive order “suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor: it lacks sufficient findings that the entry of more than 150 million nationals from six specified countries would be […]

  • State Of Emergency Declared Ahead Of White Supremacist Speech In Florida

    ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. (CNN) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for Alachua County on Monday (Oct. 16) ahead of expected protests around a speech by prominent white supremacist Richard Spencer at the University of Florida. Spencer, the president of the white nationalist group National Policy Institute, is expected to deliver his views on Thursday afternoon at the university, and officials are wary that the incident could turn violent. Spencer said in a phone interview with CNN […]

  • USPS Releases 2017 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

    NORFOLK, Va. (CNN) — The United States Postal Service has announced the 2017 holiday mailing and shipping deadlines for domestic, international and military services. To ensure timely delivery of cards, letters and packages within the United States by Dec. 25, the Postal Service recommends that customers ship their items by the following dates: Mail-by Dates (Domestic Services) Dec. 14 – Standard Post Ground service for less-than-urgent deliveries and oversized packages. Dec. 19 – First Class Mail Service for standard-sized, single-piece […]

  • Trump Says Marino Withdrawing Consideration As Drug Czar

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that Rep. Tom Marino, a Pennsylvania Republican, has withdrawn his name from consideration to become the nation’s next drug czar. “Rep. Tom Marino has informed me that he is withdrawing his name from consideration as drug czar,” Trump tweeted. “Tom is a fine man and a great Congressman!” The congressman’s withdrawal comes after a joint CBS “60 Minutes” and Washington Post report revealed that Marino took nearly $100,000 from the pharmaceutical lobby […]

  • Google Photos Can Now Identify Your Pets

    (CNN Money) — Your furry friends are finally getting acknowledgment that they’re not just an important part of the family — they’re also an essential part of your photo library. Google announced on Monday its Photos service can now recognize pets. Users will be able to see pictures of animals grouped alongside people, and your pet can be labeled and searched for by name. This means you no longer have to type “dog” or “cat” into Google Photos’ search function. […]

  • How Do You Report Sexual Harassment When There’s No HR?

    (CNN Money) — First Silicon Valley, then Hollywood … the year has been marked by high-profile sexual harassment allegations in a range of industries. Most recently, a long list of actresses and industry professionals have accused film producer Harvey Weinstein of offenses that range from harassment to assault and rape. A spokeswoman for Weinstein has said he “unequivocally” denies all allegations of non-consensual sex. Earlier this year, dozens of women in tech came forward with their own harassment stories, forcing several venture capitalists to resign. […]