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Business: Singapore's BandLab to buy 49 percent of Rolling Stone

Source: Reuters

Singapore's BandLab Technologies will buy 49 percent of Rolling Stone magazine from publisher Wenner Media and plans to expand the business into new...

Nation: Zombicon canceled as lawsuits swirl after 2015 shooting

Source: USA Today

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Zombicon festival, beset by a tragic fatal shooting in downtown Fort Myers in 2015, will not be held in any community...

World: Saudi women file petition to end male guardianship system

Source: BBC News

A petition signed by more than 14,000 Saudi women calling for an end to the country's male guardianship system has been handed to the government.

Out of the ordinary: Target nixes mini-carts for kids after parents suffer bruised ankles, shins

Source: UPI

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Target announced it is ending a trial run of kid-sized mini-carts at stores in Minnesota and New York after shoppers...

Nation: Charlotte curfew ends after largely peaceful protest night

Source: The Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- A third night of protests over a fatal police shooting in Charlotte gave way to quiet streets as a curfew enacted by the...

Business: UPS launches U.S. drone test flights for urgent medical deliveries

Source: Reuters

BEVERLY, Mass. (Reuters) - United Parcel Service Inc said it began testing the use of drones for emergency deliveries of medical supplies this week...

World: Aleppo pounded in new Syria offensive

Source: BBC News

Warplanes have carried out fresh air strikes on Aleppo, hours after Syria's government announced an offensive to retake rebel-held areas of the city.

Out of the ordinary: Hospital hires robot to patrol emergency room parking lot

Source: UPI

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- A California hospital unveiled the newest member of its security staff -- a robot charged with patrolling the...

Business: Wells Fargo employees say sales focus was all-consuming

Source: MSN Money

It began with the constant and compulsive pressure to sell. Then came stress-induced health problems. Wells Fargo employees, both current and former,...

Nation: State of emergency declared after violent clashes in Charlotte

Source: CNN

Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN)Violent protests raged in Charlotte for the second night over the police shooting of an African-American man,...