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What to watch and obsess over now that ‘Game of Thrones’ is done

It is truly a dark time. “Game of Thrones” is over, and depending on what you thought of its grand conclusion, you’re either in mourning or ready to exorcise the whole scarring experience from your soul. Either way, it’s time to find some new shows and movies to stuff into that dragon-sized hole in your…MORE

Markets aren’t only fretting trade. Now they’re worried about global growth

1. Bigger than trade: Investor anxiety about trade has quickly morphed into something much bigger: renewed worries about global economic growth. Treasury yields are down, oil is under pressure and global economic data has disappointed. Stocks could face a rocky ride if that fear really sets in. “When you actually look at some of the…MORE

Central US reels from week of deadly weather

Ten people are dead and a 4 year-old boy remains missing after more than a week of severe weather across the central US that put tens of millions of people at risk. The deadly spring storm system ravaged several states, unleashing more than 170 reported tornadoes, fierce winds, drenching rain, flash flooding and hail. Saturday…MORE

Eight people shot at a holiday gathering in Virginia

Gunfire broke out at a neighborhood gathering in Virginia, leaving at least eight people hospitalized with injuries, authorities said. The shooting happened in the Holly Cove area of Chesapeake on Saturday night, police spokesman Leo Kosinski said. All victims have been taken to area hospitals and police are conducting interviews with those who attended the…MORE

Two dead after a possible tornado touches down in Oklahoma

A possible tornado tore through a city in Oklahoma, killing at least two people and leaving multiple others injured, authorities said. Officials are going door to door to find victims and assess the damage after it touched down in El Reno late Saturday night. One of the areas it hit is a mobile home park,…MORE

In Japan, Trump accuses Jussie Smollett of hate crime against his supporters

President Donald Trump took time from his Japan state visit Sunday to slam actor Jussie Smollett for not apologizing to his supporters after his alleged staged attack. The gay black actor said in January that he’d been the victim of a hate-fueled attack in Chicago, but police announced weeks later that he had staged the…MORE

FAA investigating two airports where Chick-fil-A restaurants were excluded

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating religious discrimination claims against two airports because plans for Chick-fil-A restaurants were scrapped after complaints about the fast food chain’s stance on LGBTQ issues. “The Department of Transportation has received complaints alleging discrimination by two airport operators against a private company due to the expression of the owner’s religious…MORE

Stan Lee’s former manager arrested on elder abuse charges

A former business manager for late Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee was arrested Saturday in Arizona on charges including elder abuse, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Keya Morgan faces felony charges of false imprisonment and grand theft from an elder and a misdemeanor charge of elder abuse, police said in a news release.…MORE