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Sirius XM buys streaming giant Pandora for $3.5 bn in shares


Sirius XM, which dominates satellite radio in the United States, announced Monday it is buying music streaming giant Pandora for $3.5

Rough waters for California’s not so public beaches


The sandy cove along California’s picturesque coast beckons visitors to what is supposed to be a public beach. But the imposing

Kavanaugh sex assault allegations ‘totally political:’ Trump


US President Donald Trump on Monday branded sexual assault allegations that threaten to bring down his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

California to limit use of plastic straws in restaurants


California restaurants will soon stop providing plastic straws unless customers explicitly ask for them, under a new law signed on Thursday

Three babies slashed at ‘illegal’ New York childcare center


Three babies and two adults were slashed during an early-morning assault at a suspected illegal childcare center in New York City

Trump attacks credibility of Kavanaugh sex accuser


Donald Trump on Friday ditched his previous caution in the scandal threatening his Supreme Court nominee to attack the credibility of

In a first, American picked to direct next Bond film


Filmmaker Cary Joji Fukunaga will become the first American to direct a James Bond movie, its producers announced Thursday, replacing British

US bishops signal complaints line, code of conduct post scandal

US bishops have vowed to draw up a code of conduct regarding the sexual abuse of children and set up a reporting

Trump blasts ‘ridiculous’ US spending bill, revives shutdown threat


President Donald Trump on Thursday boosted the chances of a US government shutdown when he savaged a “ridiculous” spending bill that

NSA leak fuels rise in hacking for crypto mining: report

Illicit cryptocurrency mining has been surging over the past year, in part due to a leaked software tool from the US National