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Houston area preparing for heavy rain, flooding from Imelda

Officials in the Houston area are preparing high-water vehicles and strategically staging rescue boats as Tropical Storm Imelda threatens to dump up to 18 inches of rain in some parts of Southeast Texas and southwestern Louisiana over the next few days

The robot that cleans floors and tells jokes

More than 100 fully autonomous cleaning robots are coming to Singapore this year, made by local manufacturer Lionsbot. Ella's job is cleaning the floors at the National Gallery.

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Lawyer: Chicago archdiocese has paid out $80M to law firm

An attorney for victims of sexual abuse by clergy says the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago has paid $80 million in settlements to clients represented by his law firm alone since 2000

EPA set to end California's ability to regulate…

The Trump administration is poised revoke California's authority to set auto mileage standards, asserting that only the federal government has the power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy

Progress reported in contract talks between GM…

Contract talks between the United Auto Workers and General Motors showed some signs of progress as a strike by more than 49,000 employees extended into a second day

Israeli PM Netanyahu's Ties To Trump May Not Win…

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's campaign leaned in to his connection to President Trump, but it may not have been enough to win him reelection.

Gaming heavyweights raise $17M for new esports…

New venture backed by gaming heavyweights unveiling network that hopes to be to esports what ESPN has been to traditional sports

The Latest: Hurricane warning for Bermuda as Humberto nears

Officials in Bermuda say schools, public transportation and government offices will close early ahead of the likely arrival of Hurricane Humberto as a Category 2 storm Wednesday evening

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'I can't believe we did it'

American woman Sarah Thomas has become the first person to swim the English Channel four times non-stop.

Indiana judge wants reinstatement after felonies dropped

A southern Indiana judge wants to return to the bench after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor battery charge stemming from a fight outside an Indianapolis fast-food restaurant during which he and another judge were shot

FedEx profit falls, company cites uncertainty…

FedEx's profit drops 11% as the company is hit by slowing global growth and loss of business with Amazon

5 rights groups urge UN chief to condemn China over Muslims

Five human rights organizations are urging U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to condemn the Chinese government's detention of more than a million Muslims in the Xinjiang region and call for the immediate closure of government detention camps

Walkout Of GM Workers Offers A Test For Unions…

In its first strike since 2007, nearly 46,000 UAW employees join picket lines at GM plants as the company loses an estimated $50 million a day.

Facebook to name first oversight panel members by…

Facebook says it expects to name the first members of a quasi-independent oversight board by year-end

Navy SEAL acquitted of murder sues his former lawyers

A Navy SEAL who was acquitted of murder by a military jury in July has filed a lawsuit against two defense lawyers and a nonprofit legal defense group _ all of whom had parted ways before the trial

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100 days of protests in Hong Kong in 100 seconds

How a controversial extradition bill with China sparked months of violent protest.