Australia is reeling after the son of a rock music legend was allegedly murdered by one of his best friends

The son of an Australian rock music legend was killed by one of his best friends on Sunday morning. Confused witnesses mistook over half an hour of Liam Anderson’s cries for help as just the noises of the first ‘boot camp’ exercisers of a Sydney summer. It’s a bitter tragedy that twists a familiarly Australian milieu – two best friends, dawn at the beach on the hottest day of the year so far, the sounds of a summer park floating outside an open window. SYDNEY – The past weekend brought a mini heatwave to Australia’s biggest city. Down near Manly beach on the north side of Sydney Harbour, the surf… Read More

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Jamal Khashoggi’s sons have made an emotional plea for the return of the slain journalist’s remains in their first interview since his murder

The sons of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi spoke out for the first time since his murder on October 2, issuing an emotional plea for the return of their father’s remains. Salah Khashoggi, 35, a dual US-Saudi citizen, and his brother Abdullah, who lives in the United Arab Emirates, spoke to CNN in an interview which aired Sunday and described the last few weeks of uncertainty. The brothers said they were disturbed by the depiction of their father following his death, and say their father has been misrepresented for political reasons. They described their father as “courageous, generous and very brave,” and said they still have faith in the Saudi King… Read More

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After GoDaddy cut ties following Pittsburgh shooting, Gab back online thanks to Seattle startup

Robert Monster. (Photo via DigitalTown) A Seattle startup has inked a deal to host domain registrar services for Gab.com, the site that was dropped by GoDaddy and other companies in the wake of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting. Gab made headlines after it was revealed that Robert Bowers, the 46-year-old charged with killing 11 people in Pittsburgh last week, used the service — described by The New York Times as “extremist-friendly” — to post anti-Semitic messages. Others including PayPal and Stripe suspended or canceled Gab’s accounts. But Gab went back online Sunday after it found a new domain provider to replace GoDaddy, which cut ties with the site after the shooting.… Read More

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Iran Will Continue to Try to Evade U.S. Sanctions

Front companies, barter deals, oil transfers on the high seas: These are just some of the methods that Iran could employ to keep its economy limping on after American sanctions targeting the country’s oil industry went into effect at midnight on Monday. Iran has plenty of experience here, having already been subject to stringent international sanctions over its nuclear industry, which choked its economy. That changed in July 2015, when it signed a deal―the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action―with major world powers, including the United States. That accord has legal standing and the imprimatur of the United Nations. Washington’s withdrawal from the agreement in May—coupled with its decision to not… Read More

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Rick Grimes isn’t the only beloved character who departed ‘The Walking Dead’ and fans are not happy with how it was handled

Warning: There are spoilers ahead for Sunday’s “The Walking Dead,” “What Comes After.” Fans may be coping with the end of Rick Grimes’ final episode of “The Walking Dead,” but Andrew Lincoln isn’t the only star who left the show. Showrunner Angela Kang told The Hollywood Reporter, Sunday’s episode also marked Lauren Cohan’s final episode as Maggie, for now. “That’s the last of her for this season,” Kang told THR. “I would hope it’s not the last you’ll see of her for the show, but she is not in any immediately forthcoming episodes,” AMC programming president David Madden confirmed. Cohan’s departure was expected this season. The actress signed on for… Read More

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Brady throws for 294 yards as Patriots beat Rogers, Packers

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady threw for 294 yards and a touchdown, and James White ran for two scores to lead New England past Aaron Rodgers and Green Bay. The Patriots improved to 7-2 with their sixth straight victory. Rodgers completed 24 of 43 passes and two touchdowns in his second career matchup with Brady. It was 17-all late in the third quarter when Aaron Jones fumbled for Green Bay (3-4-1). New England receiver Julian Edelman hit White on a 37-yard catch-and-run to set up White’s second score, a 1-yard run. On the Patriots next possession, Brady connected with Josh Gordon for a 55-yard TD. Gordon caught four passes for… Read More

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