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Sanders Lashes Comey For 'Corruption' After He Slams Spineless GOP On 'Lying' Trump

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 21:16:22 -0500

Sanders Lashes Comey For 'Corruption' After He Slams Spineless GOP On 'Lying' TrumpWhite House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders launched a scathing,


French city honors victims of Christmas market attack

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 18:43:08 -0500

French city honors victims of Christmas market attackPARIS (AP) — People filled a square in the French city of Strasbourg on Sunday to show respect and sympathy for the victims of last week's shooting attack near a famous Christmas market as the death toll rose to five.


Kosovo says army 'irreversible' ahead of UN meeting

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 19:29:59 -0500

Kosovo says army 'irreversible' ahead of UN meetingKosovo's president said the country's decision to build an army was "irreversible" before heading to a UN Security Council meeting on Monday about the move, which has drawn the ire of former war foe Serbia. The Kosovo parliament's Friday vote to transform a lightly-armed emergency force into a standing army was carried out with strong support from the United States, which hailed the move as historic. At Serbia's request, the UN Security Council will hold a public meeting on the issue Monday.


Pauley Perrette, Sasha Alexander back ex-'NCIS' star Michael Weatherly amid harassment claims

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 14:53:43 -0500

Pauley Perrette, Sasha Alexander back ex-'NCIS' star Michael Weatherly amid harassment claimsPauley Perrette and Sasha Alexander are supporting their ex-'NCIS' co-star Michael Weatherly after Eliza Dushku accused him of sexual harassment.


Camp Fire Cleanup Workers Fired After Posting Disgraceful Photos

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 21:06:46 -0500

Camp Fire Cleanup Workers Fired After Posting Disgraceful PhotosThree contractors working to clear the devastation left in the wake of the


Top Democrat Schiff Adds Call for Probe of Trump, Deutsche Bank Links

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 15:25:20 -0500

Top Democrat Schiff Adds Call for Probe of Trump, Deutsche Bank LinksRepresentative Adam Schiff of California said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday that any type of compromise needs to be investigated. Schiff’s comments came three days after Wall Street critic Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and fellow Senate Democrat Chris Van Hollen called for a Banking Committee investigation of Deutsche Bank’s compliance with U.S. money-laundering regulations.


Dogs Thrown From Vehicle On New York Highway, Police Say

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 19:28:00 -0500

Dogs Thrown From Vehicle On New York Highway, Police SayTwo beagle mixes are recovering after authorities said they were tossed from a


Hilton: Trump’s record is head and shoulders above the rest

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 21:29:42 -0500

Hilton: Trump’s record is head and shoulders above the restTrump haters say that the president pulling out of the Paris climate deal is definitive proof that he’s destroying the world.


Fox News Legal Analyst Warns Trump Of ‘Doomsday’ Scenario In Mueller Probe

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 00:41:30 -0500

Fox News Legal Analyst Warns Trump Of ‘Doomsday’ Scenario In Mueller ProbeFox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano predicted that President


Fleeing home alone: the migrant children blocked at Mexican border

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 02:30:00 -0500

Fleeing home alone: the migrant children blocked at Mexican borderGuatemalan children caught in Mexico while trying to migrate into the US, queue before climbing into a minibus at Aurora international airport in Guatemala City. For years, Dora waited impatiently to turn 15, the age her mother had agreed she would be old enough to leave their home in El Salvador – where she suffered physical and sexual abuse at the hands of her grandfather – and head to the US, in search of a new life. “Seeing them leave together … that gave me hope and gave me the courage to finally leave,” said Dora, who is now living at a children’s shelter in Tijuana, on the border with California.


Indian troops enforce lockdown to foil Kashmir protest march

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 05:53:42 -0500

Indian troops enforce lockdown to foil Kashmir protest marchSRINAGAR, India (AP) — Soldiers and police fanned out across Indian-controlled Kashmir on Monday to enforce a security lockdown for a second straight day to stop anti-India protests and foil a call by separatists for a march toward India's main military garrison in the disputed region.


Congressman says migrant woman tear-gassed with kids in viral photo applies for asylum

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 09:04:13 -0500

Congressman says migrant woman tear-gassed with kids in viral photo applies for asylumThe image sparked worldwide outrage and appeared to contradict the Trump administration's claim the caravan was comprised of dangerous criminals.


Britain, Switzerland reach post-Brexit aviation deal

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:21:50 -0500

Britain, Switzerland reach post-Brexit aviation dealSwitzerland and Britain signed an agreement Monday guaranteeing that flights between the two countries can continue uninterrupted even if London opts to leave the European Union without a deal with Brussels. "We have managed to ensure a flawless transition, which is in the interest of both of our countries," Swiss Transportation Minister Doris Leuthard said in a statement after signing the deal in Zurich with her British counterpart Chris Grayling. Switzerland is not a member of the EU, but its relations with Britain are based on a long line of bilateral agreements between Bern and the bloc.


Chili's Weighs In On North Carolina Election Fraud And Immediately Regrets Decision

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 20:11:53 -0500

Chili's Weighs In On North Carolina Election Fraud And Immediately Regrets DecisionChili's social media department is getting ribbed after it weighed in on North


Introducing the 5 Ultimate Smith & Wesson Guns

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 10:47:00 -0500

Introducing the 5 Ultimate Smith & Wesson GunsWhat would you choose? 


U.S., Taliban Meet in U.A.E. to Discuss Afghanistan Peace

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 04:51:21 -0500

U.S., Taliban Meet in U.A.E. to Discuss Afghanistan PeaceRepresentatives from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the U.A.E. will also attend the meeting, Zabihullah Mujahed, a spokesman for the militant group, said in a statement released on late Sunday evening. Pakistan has also confirmed that talks will be taking place and hopes the meeting “will end bloodshed in Afghanistan and bring peace to the region,” Mohammad Faisal, a foreign ministry spokesman in Islamabad, said on Twitter.


E-cigarette usage nearly doubles in U.S. high-schools: survey

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:35:46 -0500

E-cigarette usage nearly doubles in U.S. high-schools: surveyThe percentage of high school seniors who used e-cigarettes in the last 30 days nearly doubled to 20.9 percent from last year, results of a survey released by the National Institute on Drug Abuse showed on Monday. The increase in vaping by 10th and 12th graders was the largest year-over-year jump for any substance ever measured by the survey, which started 44 years ago.


Run-up to Flynn sentencing tinged with unexpected drama

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 22:13:35 -0500

Run-up to Flynn sentencing tinged with unexpected dramaWASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Flynn may have given extraordinary cooperation to prosecutors, but the run-up to his sentencing hearing Tuesday has exposed raw tensions over an FBI interview in which the former national security adviser lied about his Russian contacts.


Colin Kroll, HQ Trivia creator, found dead at his New York apartment

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 13:21:56 -0500

Colin Kroll, HQ Trivia creator, found dead at his New York apartmentThe man who co-founded the quiz app HQ Trivia has died aged 34 from a suspected drug overdose. Colin Kroll's girlfriend is reported to have raised the alarm when she was unable to reach him early on Sunday. After receiving a request for a wellness check, police found Kroll unconscious and unresponsive at his apartment in Soho, Manhattan at 8am local time. He was pronounced dead on the scene, said a spokesperson for the New York Police Department.  The medical examiner's office will determine the cause of death. A police source told the TMZ entertainment website that officers found his body in the bedroom with drug paraphernalia. His HQ app proved an online sensation after launching last year. It live-streams 15-minute quiz shows to millions of viewers, who split the prize money between winners. The largest prize pot to date is $400,000 to mark the US basketball finals, one of a number of movie or sport tie-ins. HQ Trivia found a ready audience after being launched by co-founder Colin Kroll It was one of the top ten most downloaded iPhone apps at the start of the year but slid down the rankings after that. Kroll was also the founder of Twitter's Vine video app, but left the company in 2014 amid complaints about his management style. HQ Trivia said, "We learned today of the passing of our friend and founder, Colin Kroll, and it's with deep sadness that we say goodbye. Our thoughts go out to his family, friends and loved ones during this incredibly difficult time." Rus Yusupov, co-founder of HQ Trivia and Vine, tweeted: "So sad to hear about the passing of my friend and co-founder Colin Kroll. My thoughts & prayers go out to his loved ones. I will forever remember him for his kind soul and big heart," he wrote. "He made the world and internet a better place. Rest in peace, brother."


Women are harassed every 30 seconds on Twitter, major study finds

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 07:14:01 -0500

Women are harassed every 30 seconds on Twitter, major study findsIf you're a woman with an opinion on Twitter, chances are you've been harassed, abused, or even threatened. “We found that, although abuse is targeted at women across the political spectrum, women of colour were much more likely to be impacted, and black women are disproportionately targeted.


‘One of a kind’ royal tomb is 4,400 years old, Egypt says

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 09:42:36 -0500

‘One of a kind’ royal tomb is 4,400 years old, Egypt saysOfficials in Egypt revealed they discovered a 4,400-year-old tomb believed to belong to a senior official linked to the fifth dynasty of the pharoahs.


US accepts Assad staying in Syria -- but won't give aid

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 16:05:29 -0500

US accepts Assad staying in Syria -- but won't give aidJames Jeffrey, the US special representative in Syria, said that Assad needed to compromise as he had not yet won the brutal seven-year civil war, estimating that some 100,000 armed opposition fighters remained in Syria. It's not regime change -- we're not trying to get rid of Assad," Jeffrey said at the Atlantic Council, a Washington think tank.


Milwaukee airport adds unlimited free Wi-Fi service

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:30:06 -0500

Milwaukee airport adds unlimited free Wi-Fi serviceMilwaukee County executive says free Wi-Fi has been one the of the most requested passenger amenities at Mitchell International.


Google Is Spending $1 Billion on a Massive New York City Expansion

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 07:48:51 -0500

Google Is Spending $1 Billion on a Massive New York City ExpansionJust weeks after Amazon announced plans to build office space in Queens


Donald Trump tweets NBC, ‘SNL’ should be tested by courts

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 16:37:51 -0500

Donald Trump tweets NBC, ‘SNL’ should be tested by courtsPresident Donald Trump tweets NBC, ‘SNL; should be tested by courts. This comes after the shows Christmas parody sketch, which depicts a world were Hilary Clinton was elected president.


U.S. border agents will not speak to lawmakers about girl's death

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 07:24:59 -0500

U.S. border agents will not speak to lawmakers about girl's deathMembers of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus on Tuesday plan to visit the New Mexico patrol station where Jakelin Caal and her father were taken on Dec. 7 to learn more about why she died the next day. Caal's death fueled criticism of President Donald Trump's immigration policies from Democrats and migrant advocates. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said it showed the dangers of her journey and the family's decision to cross the border illegally.


Terror charges issued in France's Christmas market attack

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 07:16:18 -0500

Terror charges issued in France's Christmas market attackPARIS (AP) — A man suspected of supplying the gun used in the Christmas market shooting attack that killed five people in Strasbourg has been handed preliminary terror charges, according to a French judicial official close to the investigation.


U.S. Intelligence officials frustrated by White House response to Khashoggi killing

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 05:00:39 -0500

U.S. Intelligence officials frustrated by White House response to Khashoggi killingAnd it’s not just the White House that may make it tough to act on the intelligence community’s findings — the longstanding ties between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia complicate efforts to hold the kingdom accountable.


Delta adds Mexico City route from Minneapolis/St. Paul hub

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 12:03:27 -0500

Delta adds Mexico City route from Minneapolis/St. Paul hubMinneapolis/St. Paul is sixth hub to get nonstop service to Mexico City on Delta, joining Atlanta, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York JFK and Salt Lake City.


Boeing, Embraer forge on with tie-up after Brazil suspension reversed

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 09:20:52 -0500

Boeing, Embraer forge on with tie-up after Brazil suspension reversedUS planemaker Boeing and Brazil's Embraer said Monday they have approved the terms of a partnership to create a joint venture now worth $5.26 billion -- more than when they first announced it in July. "The transaction remains subject to approval by the Government of Brazil, after which Embraer and Boeing intend to execute definitive transaction documents," the two companies said in a statement. The news comes a week after a Brazil appeals court overturned a "hasty" suspension ordered by a lower court days earlier that would have prevented the outgoing Brazilian government of taking any concrete decision of the proposed tie-up.


How To See 'Christmas Comet' 46P/Wirtanen With The Naked Eye

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 03:11:02 -0500

How To See 'Christmas Comet' 46P/Wirtanen With The Naked EyeIt may not be the star of Bethlehem, but there's a bright green comet passing


Instant Pot’s most popular pressure cooker is on sale for even less than it was last week

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:17:30 -0500

Instant Pot’s most popular pressure cooker is on sale for even less than it was last weekThe Instant Pot DUO80 8 Qt 7-in-1 Multi- Use Programmable Pressure Cooker is the largest version of Instant Pot's most popular pressure cooker, and it costs a hefty $140. It was on sale last week at a $40 discount though, which was a great deal that many of our readers took advantage of. Don't worry if you missed it though, because it turns out you're in luck. Why? Because it's on sale right now with an even bigger $50 discount! And if you don't need all that capacity, the smaller Instant Pot DUO Mini is also on sale right now for just $59.99.Here's what you need to know from the product page: * Duo 8 Quart, the number 1 selling multi-cooker, combines 7 kitchen appliances in 1, Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Steamer, Saute, Yogurt Marker and Warmer, prepares dishes up to 70% faster to support your busy lifestyle * Features 14 Smart Programs - Soup, Meat/Stew, Bean/Chili, Poultry, Saute/Simmer, Rice, Multigrain, Porridge, Steam, Slow Cook, Keep Warm, Yogurt, Manual, and Pressure Cook. Now, your favorite dishes are as easy as pressing a button * Healthy, stainless steel (18/8) inner cooking pot made from food grade 304, no chemical coating, 3-ply bottom for even heat distribution, fully sealed environment traps the flavours, nutrients and aromas within the food * Built with the latest 3rd generation technology, the microprocessor monitors pressure, temperature, keeps time, and adjusts heating intensity and duration to achieve your desired results every time * UL and ULC certified with 10 safety mechanisms to provide you with added assurance, designed to eliminate many common errors * Accessories include stainless steel steam rack with handles, rice paddle, soup spoon, measuring cup, condensation collector and recipe booklet * Power supply: 120V - 60Hz


As Ex-Premier Returns, Calls for Sri Lanka Election Grow Louder

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 00:40:19 -0500

As Ex-Premier Returns, Calls for Sri Lanka Election Grow LouderSirisena on Sunday swore in Wickremesinghe, who he’d abruptly fired on Oct. 26 and replaced with former strongman president Mahinda Rajapaksa. "With the issues we have, I am not sure what guarantee we have that we could go on this journey together," Sirisena told a crowd that included Wickremesinghe and other lawmakers. Analysts believe Sirisena originally appointed Rajapaksa to cash in on his enduring popularity, particularly after a party backed by the former strongman defeated the ruling coalition in local elections earlier this year.


Putin: Nothing to stop new states joining nuclear pact with U.S. and Russia

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:35:34 -0500

Putin: Nothing to stop new states joining nuclear pact with U.S. and RussiaPresident Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that there was nothing to stop Russia and the United States holding talks with other countries about the possibility of them joining a landmark arms control treaty that is at risk of unraveling. The United States delivered Russia a 60-day ultimatum earlier this month to come clean about what Washington says is a violation of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty between Moscow and Washington.


Correction: Vatican-Bulgaria-Macedonia story

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 18:22:47 -0500

Correction: Vatican-Bulgaria-Macedonia storyVATICAN CITY (AP) — In a story Dec. 13 about the pope's May travel schedule, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Bulgaria is a former Soviet republic. During the Cold War, Bulgaria was one of the Soviet allies that formed the Warsaw Pact.


Trump agrees to shut down his embattled charity

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 11:49:52 -0500

Trump agrees to shut down his embattled charityPresident Donald Trump has agreed to shut down his personal charity, the Trump Foundation, the New York attorney general said Tuesday, accusing it of engaging in a "shocking pattern of illegality" to advance his political and business interests. State Attorney General Barbara Underwood said the family foundation would be dissolved and its remaining assets distributed to other charities under her supervision. "This amounted to the Trump Foundation functioning as little more than a checkbook to serve Mr. Trump's business and political interests," she said in a statement.


Early week storm may be strongest yet this season in northwestern US

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 04:42:52 -0500

Early week storm may be strongest yet this season in northwestern USThe storm sweeping across the northwestern United States through Tuesday will pack a big punch in Washington and Oregon.


Ask the Captain: Do planes have quirks like cars?

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 17:16:11 -0500

Ask the Captain: Do planes have quirks like cars?Pilots fly many different airplanes of the same model within a fleet. While there are some differences, they fly pretty much the same.


Poll: Americans don't want another government shutdown, will blame the GOP

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 15:02:30 -0500

Poll: Americans don't want another government shutdown, will blame the GOPA USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll shows Americans do not want to see another government shutdown by a double-digit margin.


Southwest Passenger Says She Was Forced To Leave Pet Fish At Denver Airport

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 13:35:26 -0500

Southwest Passenger Says She Was Forced To Leave Pet Fish At Denver AirportA San Diego-area college student is accusing Southwest Airlines of forcing her


Yard Find Porsche 928 S3 V8 could be project of the decade

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 14:49:46 -0500

Yard Find Porsche 928 S3 V8 could be project of the decadeLeft outside for nearly a decade, surely this 1985 Porsche 928 S3 5.0-litre V8 is beyond saving? Think again. The Californian climate has been kind to this example, making it an attractive prospect at only $5k


Clashes Between Nigerian Farmers and Herders Have Killed Thousands, Amnesty Says

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 06:30:53 -0500

Clashes Between Nigerian Farmers and Herders Have Killed Thousands, Amnesty SaysThe London-based human rights organization blamed the escalation in the conflict on the authorities’ failure to investigate the violence or prosecute perpetrators, according to the report on its website. “The authorities’ lethargy has allowed impunity to flourish and the killings to spread to many parts of the country, inflicting greater suffering on communities who already live in constant fear of the next attack,” Amnesty’s Nigeria director, Osai Ojigho, said in the report released on Monday. The army condemned the report and accused Amnesty’s Nigerian branch of trying to destabilize the nation.


Canada gets access to detainee in China 6 days after arrest

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 14:27:09 -0500

Canada gets access to detainee in China 6 days after arrestTORONTO (AP) — Canada's ambassador to China was given access Sunday to detained Canadian entrepreneur Michael Spavor six days after he was arrested, the country's Global Affairs department said.


Jesuits release list of 89 US priests accused of sex abuse

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 16:05:37 -0500

Jesuits release list of 89 US priests accused of sex abuseJesuit authorities for 20 US states on Monday released the names of 89 priests with credible allegations of child sexual abuse dating as far back as 1950. The disclosures by the Jesuit provinces of Maryland and USA Midwest are the latest chapter in the ongoing sexual abuse scandal roiling the Catholic Church and come after 153 Jesuits were publicly identified by two other provinces earlier this month. "On behalf of the Midwest Jesuits, I apologize to victim-survivors and their families for the harm and suffering you have endured.


A look at where the investigations related to Trump stand

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 11:58:27 -0500

A look at where the investigations related to Trump standA look at where the investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him:


J&J announces $5 billion share buyback after shares extend losses

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 17:50:32 -0500

J&J announces $5 billion share buyback after shares extend lossesJohnson & Johnson said on Monday it plans to buy back up to $5 billion of its stock, after a Reuters report on Friday that the company knew for decades that its Baby Powder contained cancer-causing asbestos wiped about $40 billion from its market value. J&J knew about the presence of small amounts of asbestos in its products as early as 1971, a Reuters examination of company memos, internal reports and other confidential documents showed. The share repurchase was just the latest effort the healthcare conglomerate has made to boost investor confidence.


Michigan business FloraCraft hands out $4 million in Christmas bonuses to workers

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 19:00:45 -0500

Michigan business FloraCraft hands out $4 million in Christmas bonuses to workersFloraCraft will give each of its 200 full-time employees a share of $4 million in cash and 401(k) gifts. The company has never even had a layoff.