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Emmys: Rami Malek leads victories for minority actors

Mr Robot star Rami Malek becomes the first minority actor in 18 years to win the Emmy Award for best leading actor in a drama series.

BBC News - Home BBC News - Home 9/19/2016 6:41am

Complete list of 2016 Emmy nominations and winners

The 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards have come to an end, with “Veep” winning best comedy series, while “Game of Thrones” won in the drama category. “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” also earned several awards, while Julia Louis-Dreyfus...

Home  - Chicago Tribune Home - Chicago Tribune 9/18/2016 10:55pm

'Game of Thrones' wins best drama, makes history at Emmys

Fantasy epic "Game of Thrones" made television history at the 68th Emmy Awards on Sunday, becoming the most decorated fictional show since the awards began nearly seven decades ago.

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New York bombs ‘both pressure cookers filled with shrapnel’

The bomb that injured 29 people in central New York on Saturday and another device found nearby were both shrapnel-filled pressure cookers, US media report, as law enforcement probe for potential terrorist links.

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New York City police name man wanted in questioning in Chelsea bombing

The New York Police Department said Monday morning that 28-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahami is being sought for questioning in a blast Saturday night that injured 29. The NYPD tweeted Monday morning that authorities were seeking Ahmad Khan Rahami. He is a naturalized citizen from Afghanistan.Bill de...

Home  - Chicago Tribune Home - Chicago Tribune 9/19/2016 7:53am
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Suspicious device at New Jersey train station being investigated

Investigators examined a suspicious device found Sunday night in a trash can near a New Jersey train station, and service on the busy Northeast Corridor line was suspended. Elizabeth Mayor Christian Bollwage said two men called police and reported seeing wires and a pipe coming out of the package...

Home  - Chicago Tribune Home - Chicago Tribune 9/19/2016 12:54am
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Vote as if It Matters

Paul Krugman, New York TimesDoes it make sense to vote for Gary Johnson, the Libertarian candidate for president? Sure, as long as you believe two things. First, you have to believe that it makes no difference at all whether Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump moves into the White House — because one of them will. Second, you have to believe that America will be better off in the long run if ...

RealClearPolitics - Homepage RealClearPolitics - Homepage 9/19/2016 7:14am