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  • 2 Nuns Accused Of Embezzling $500,000 From Catholic School

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    Two Roman Catholic nuns have admitted to embezzling $500,000 from a parochial

    Mon, 10 Dec 2018 05:46:06 -0500
  • Trump Scorched Over Tweet Bashing Obama For Burning Through 'Chief Of Staffs'

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    Twitter followers piled on President Donald Trump after unearthing his 2012

    Sat, 08 Dec 2018 22:57:34 -0500
  • Neon sea creatures light up ocean with vibrant colors

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    Incredible neon sea creatures have been captured lighting up the ocean with their vibrant colors – in what looked like a scene from Avatar. Photographer Simon Pierce, 39, took the images over several months after visiting both Nosy Sakatia in Madagascar and Mafia Island in Tanzania recently. He was thrilled to spot the biofluorescence creatures – which produce their own light – he managed to capture, including fireflies and glow worms. Simon, who is also a marine biologist, from New Plymouth, New Zealand, said: “I felt like I was in the film Avatar capturing these images. ...

    Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:10:09 -0500
  • In Gaza protests, Israeli troops aim for the legs

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    GAZA CITY, Gaza (AP) — Israeli forces deployed along the volatile border with the Gaza Strip have fired live rounds at rock-throwing Palestinian protesters ever since demonstrations against Israel's long-running blockade of Gaza began in March.

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 15:34:58 -0500
  • Camp Fire survivor elated to find dog waiting at their burned down house

    When Andrea Gaylord was forced to evacuate the devastating Camp Fire in Northern California in November, she couldn't get back home to take her dog Madison with her to safety as the fires spread. The evacuation order was lifted nearly a month after it was instated in Paradise, California, and Gaylord was beside herself to see Madison waiting for her as she pulled up to her burned down property, Gaylord told the ABC 10 news. Madison miraculously survived the Camp Fire that tore through Northern California throughout November, killing 85 people, displacing thousands, and leaving many, including Gaylord, homeless.

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 13:18:11 -0500
  • Cyntoia Brown, Sex-Trafficking Victim, Must Serve 51 Years Before Release, Court Says

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    Cyntoia Brown, a Tennessee woman who was convicted as a teenager for shooting

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 05:56:53 -0500
  • Britain's May will seek further assurances from EU on Brexit backstop

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    Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday she would do all she could to secure further assurances from the European Union on the so-called backstop arrangement in the Brexit deal that has angered so many across parliament. Announcing that she would delay a vote on her agreement with the EU she looked set to lose, May told lawmakers if they wanted an alternative arrangement with the bloc, they must be honest about the downsides of the other options - a second referendum, continued single market membership and a no deal Brexit.

    Mon, 10 Dec 2018 11:00:06 -0500
  • EU Said Open to Assurances But Not Renegotiation of Brexit Deal

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    The EU is prepared to add wording to the effect it has no wish to force the U.K. into a never-ending “backstop” arrangement in the absence of a broader trade deal and it will do all it can to avoid it, according to the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity citing the sensitivity of the matter. May told U.K. lawmakers on Monday that she would do “everything I possibly can” to secure assurances on the backstop from the EU.

    Mon, 10 Dec 2018 11:32:05 -0500
  • Indian tycoon Mallya to find out extradition fate

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    Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya will appear in a London court on Monday to find out whether he will be extradited to his homeland, where he is accused of fraud. Mallya, chairman of the UB Group drinks conglomerate and chief executive of the Force India Formula One team, will discover his fate at Westminster Magistrates' Court. The loans from the state-owned IDBI bank were intended to bail out his failed carrier Kingfisher Airlines.

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 21:18:16 -0500
  • I Drove Drunk And It Cost 6 People Their Lives. Here's How My Own Life Changed Forever.

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    On Nov. 1, 2003, I was involved in a drinking and driving accident. I cost six

    Mon, 10 Dec 2018 09:21:28 -0500
  • Jared Kushner Gave Saudi Crown Prince Advice After Khashoggi Slaying: NY Times

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    Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, flouted

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 08:21:37 -0500
  • Meng Wanzhou: US ambassador told to 'immediately correct' arrest of Huawei CFO as diplomatic row deepens

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    China has summoned the US ambassador to Beijing to demand Washington cancel an arrest warrant for a senior executive of telecoms giant Huawei. The arrest of chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou on 1 December has threatened to reignite a trade war between the two powers. Officials reportedly told Ambassador Terry Branstad the detention was “extremely egregious” and said the US must “immediately correct its wrong actions”.

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 18:39:00 -0500
  • Evers not optimistic Wisconsin Gov. Walker will veto bills

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    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers said Sunday he's not optimistic that outgoing governor Scott Walker will veto bills approved by the Republican-dominated Legislature that would limit the new governor's power.

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 15:14:29 -0500
  • Dan Abrams on Cohen court filing: 'Biggest legal threat we've seen so far' for Trump

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    Dan Abrams, Chris Christie and Asha Rangappa weigh in on the sentencing memo for Michael Cohen from the Southern District of New York and the special counsel's filing on Paul Manafort.

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 08:45:12 -0500
  • An '(Unintentional) Grinch' Tried To Ban Christmas From The Classroom

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    An elementary school principal from Omaha, Nebraska has been placed on

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 21:37:02 -0500
  • Macron to meet French unions, employers on Monday: source

    PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron will meet representatives of trade unions, employers' organizations and associations of local elected officials on Monday, an Elysee palace source said on Sunday. The meeting, which will take place at 0900 GMT, follows a fourth weekend of violent "yellow vest" riots in which anti-government protesters threw stones, torched cars and vandalized shops and restaurants across the country. ...

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 10:54:33 -0500
  • Trade Bear David Woo Hasn't Been This Nervous Since 2008

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    The Bank of America strategist is the most worried about volatility in global markets -- particularly in the developing world -- since the 2008 financial crisis. "We’ll have a $1 trillion budget deficit, a big fight over the debt ceiling, gridlock and the U.S. economy will be slowing at the same time," Woo said from New York.

    Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:07:17 -0500
  • Photos from Our Prototype Drive of the 2020 Volkswagen Passat

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    Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:15:00 -0500
  • Would Taiwan Fight China Without U.S. Support?

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    It is in the interests of the United States to send reassuring signals to the public in Taiwan about the U.S. determination to assist and defend Taiwan.

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 21:32:00 -0500
  • Rand Paul Calls Trump's Nomination Of William Barr For Attorney General 'Very Troubling'

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    Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Sunday bashed President Donald Trump's nomination of

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 13:07:39 -0500
  • Maria Butina: Alleged Russian spy files to change plea in US federal court

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    Maria Butina’s lawyers and federal prosecutors have filed a request for a court hearing so that the accused Russian agent can change her plea from not-guilty, a joint filing shows. The request shows that Ms Butina and her lawyers may have managed to negotiate such a plea deal with federal prosecutors, who have accused the former American University student of attempting to infiltrate Republican political circles during the 2016 election in order to advance Russian interests. The alleged Russian agent is being held in an Alexandria, Virginia jail following her indictment by a grand jury earlier this year.

    Mon, 10 Dec 2018 06:31:00 -0500
  • Indian troops kill 3 rebels in 18-hour-long Kashmir fighting

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    SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian troops killed three rebels on the outskirts of disputed Kashmir's main city on Sunday, ending a nearly 18-hour-long gunbattle, officials said.

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 10:29:31 -0500
  • How LSAC's GPA Calculation Differs From Your School's

    Welcome to the latest installment of Law Admissions Q&A, a feature that provides law school admissions advice to readers who send in questions and admissions profiles. In doing my research for applying to law school I've encountered different versions on how LSAC calculates my GPA. Is it possible my GPA when applying to law school is actually higher than my transcript GPA?

    Mon, 10 Dec 2018 11:15:24 -0500
  • The Best Green Monday 2018 Deals We've Seen So Far

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    Regret missing out on some of those Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals last

    Mon, 10 Dec 2018 14:37:21 -0500
  • China says U.S. should withdraw arrest warrant for Huawei executive

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    China called lodged a "strong protest" over the arrest in Canada of Meng Wanzhou, a Huawei executive, and said the U.S. should withdraw its arrest warrant.

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 14:28:08 -0500
  • Heavy snow batters North Carolina and Virginia, leaving thousands of drivers stranded

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    At least four deaths have been blamed on "mammoth" snowstorm in the Southeast, causing drivers to abandon their cars on the road due to dangerous conditions.

    Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:26:25 -0500
  • Social media tops print as news source for Americans: study

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    Social media has overtaken print newspapers as a news source for Americans, researchers said Monday, highlighting the growing importance of services such as Facebook and Twitter as well as the troubled state of legacy news organizations. The Pew Research Center report found 20 percent of US adults say they often get news via social media, compared with 16 percent from newspapers. In 2016, newspapers were more important that social networks and in 2017 the percentages were roughly even for both sources, according to Pew surveys.

    Mon, 10 Dec 2018 11:03:50 -0500
  • 11 Useful Gifts For The Person Who Can't Cook To Save Their Life

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    Learning to cook can be intimidating for a lot of people. Maybe they are a

    Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:54:24 -0500
  • Marco Rubio Warns Trump: It Would Be A 'Terrible Mistake' To Pardon Paul Manafort

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    Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Sunday said it would be a "terrible mistake" for

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 11:27:29 -0500
  • Former beauty queen sent nude pictures to 15-year-old student on Snapchat, police say

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    A former beauty pageant queen is facing up to 20 years in prison after allegedly sending nude photographs of herself to a 15-year-old boy. Ramsey Bearse, now a teacher at Andrew Jackson Middle School outside Charleston, West Virginia, was arrested and charged with distribution or display of obscene matter to minors after allegedly sending the lewd images to the former student. According to the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office, Ms Bearse sent the teenager at least four topless photos using multimedia messaging app Snapchat over a period of three months.

    Mon, 10 Dec 2018 04:47:34 -0500
  • Yellow vests protests are 'a catastrophe for our economy' warns French finance minister

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    The French finance minister warned that France’s worst street protests in decades were “an economic disaster” as burned out cars and debris were cleared from the streets of Paris and other cities on Sunday. “It’s a catastrophe for trade. It’s a catastrophe for our economy,” said Bruno Le Maire, a conservative serving under Emmanuel Macron, the embattled centrist president who came to power last year promising to modernise France with sweeping pro-business reforms. Mr Le Maire promised that the state and insurance companies would foot the repair bill. Tax payments due at the end of the year will be postponed for retailers whose shops were ransacked only two weeks before Christmas, he said. Dozens of cars were torched in Paris on Saturday as protesters roared “Macron resign”. Clashes also broke out in Marseille, Bordeaux, Lyon and Toulouse during the fourth consecutive weekend of protests. Tourism has suffered a blow, with Paris hotel bookings over Christmas and New Year, normally a busy period, down by at least 20 per cent.  Yellow vest protesters clash with police in Paris, in pictures Emmanuel Grégoire, deputy mayor of Paris, said the damage to property was worse than in the previous weekend’s riots. “The protests spread over a much larger area, so many more places were hit,” he said.  But there was less violence thanks to an increase in police numbers and more efficient tactics. Officers swiftly detained hooligans, arresting more than 1,700, a record for a single day in post-war France. Jean-Yves Le Drian, the foreign minister, rebuked Donald Trump for a provocative tweet in which he appeared to back the protesters and claimed they were chanting his name on the streets of Paris. Telegraph reporters, placed across the city, heard no such chants. “We do not take part in domestic American politics and we want that to be reciprocated,” Mr Le Drian said.  Thousands of protesters continued blockading petrol stations and barricaded roads across the country on Sunday. Thomas Lebrun, a 62-year-old pensioner demonstrating near Vierzon, in central France, said: “We won’t stop until our demands are met. We want action not words.” The increasingly unpopular president is expected to make a televised address to the nation on Monday or Tuesday. Under fire for remaining silent for the past week, Mr Macron’s approval ratings have plunged to record lows of below 20 per cent. With critics accusing him of being arrogant and remote, he faces an enormous challenge in trying to win back public support amid the most serious unrest since students and workers rioted in May 1968.  He has already scrapped increases in “green” taxes on fuel, but the protesters want further concessions such as tax cuts for people on low incomes and tax increases for businesses.  Such measures would mark a humiliating U-turn for the president, who has been trying to attract foreign investors and entice banks and finance companies to relocate from London to Paris by offering tax breaks. Benjamin Griveaux, the government spokesman, warned: “All the problems of the ‘yellow vests’ can’t be settled by waving a magic wand.” But he added that Mr Macron would make “important announcements”. According to French media, he may raise the minimum wage and pensions, and  introduce a tax-free bonus for workers on low incomes.   The “yellow-vest” movement, which takes its name from the high-visibility jackets worn by demonstrators, began as a  protest against fuel tax increases four weeks ago. It has since widened to encompass a range of demands such as 40-per-cent increases in the minimum wage and benefits, and the re-introduction of a wealth tax on high earners, scrapped by Mr Macron as part of a drive to promote investment. French intelligence is investigating claims that the movement, which began on social media, spread with the help of Russian trolls. Hundreds of social media accounts linked to Russia allegedly played a role in spreading disinformation, but officials said no evidence of Russian state involvement had been uncovered so far.

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 10:02:50 -0500
  • Deal Alert: These Gearhead Essentials Are Heavily Discounted Today

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    Mon, 10 Dec 2018 14:00:00 -0500
  • Teachers union: Tentative deal to end charter schools strike

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    CHICAGO (AP) — The nation's first teachers' strike against a charter school operator will end after their union and management struck a tentative deal Sunday that includes protections for students and immigrant families living in the country illegally.

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 18:31:15 -0500
  • Armenian acting PM's bloc leads parliamentary vote: election commission

    YEREVAN (Reuters) - Armenia's acting prime minister, Nikol Pashinyan, is on his way to bolstering his authority as his political bloc appeared to have taken a clear lead in elections in the ex-Soviet country on Sunday, the Central Election Commission's (CEC) preliminary results showed. My Step Alliance, which includes Pashinyan's Civil Contract Party, won over 70 percent of the vote based on results from more than 50 percent of the polling stations, the CEC said on its website. ...

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 18:33:36 -0500
  • 3 tools for learning a new language, on sale for an extra 15% off with code

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    Wish you could give someone the world this holiday season? Well, now you can — (somewhat) literally — with the gift of language lessons. Whether your Secret Santa aspires to be a polyglot or just wants to brush up on their vocabulary so they don't sound like an idiot the next time they dine at their local Mexican place, they'll find it easier to navigate the world around them with a subscription to any of these three online language courses and apps. SEE ALSO: Learn Python for cheap: Shop online classes on sale Oh, and speaking of presents — we have a gift for you, dear reader: You can take an additional 15% off your purchase of any of these already-discounted programs by entering the coupon code MERRY15 at checkout. Mondly: Lifetime Subscription Mondly takes a fresh approach to learning a new language by integrating speech-recognition technology into its education. It actually listens to you when you speak, and only offers positive feedback if you correctly pronounce a new word or phrase. (Cool, right?) It's structured around short lessons that emphasize conversational tools in your choice of 33 languages but also lets you take part in chats with native speakers and supplement your learning with a dictionary and a verb conjugator. A $1,199.75 value, you can snag a lifetime subscription to training in five languages through Mondly for only $69.99 plus an extra 15% off using the coupon code MERRY15. Image: ATi Studios Mondly: Lifetime Subscription See Details uTalk Language Education: Lifetime Subscription  Take your pick from more than 130 different tongues and start busting language barriers through uTalk. Available on any device, its lessons emphasize practical vocabulary and verified translations that help you understand how native speakers actually talk. Valued at $64.99, you can purchase lifetime access to any one language's lessons through uTalk for just $19.99, plus an additional 15% off if you enter the coupon code MERRY15 at checkout. Image: uTalk uTalk Language Education: Lifetime Subscription See Details busuu Premium Subscriptions When it comes to learning a new language, "I'm too busy!" is no longer an excuse thanks to busuu Premium. Since it works both on- and offline, you can brush up on your learning from virtually anywhere with its advanced grammar units, vocabulary trainer, and other useful features. By the time you've completed 22 hours of training with busuu Premium, you'll have reportedly learned the equivalent of an entire college semester of language classes. A $69.96 value, you can get lifetime access to 12 different language courses through busuu Premium for only $34.99 — plus an extra 15% off with the promo code MERRY15. Image: busuu busuu Premium Subscriptions See Details

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 09:00:00 -0500
  • Mexico's new president boosts Pemex budget by $3.7 bn

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    Mexico's new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Sunday he would reverse shrinking investment in the state oil company by pouring $3.7 billion into Pemex in 2019, in a bid to boost crude and refined products' output. "We are going to increase investment in Pemex by 75 billion pesos from what was authorized for 2018," the leftist president said in a speech in his home state of Tabasco. The state oil giant has seen a drop in its production since 2004, when it extracted some 3.4 million barrels per day.

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 20:08:22 -0500
  • Inside the Navy's flyover farewell for President George H.W. Bush

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    Navy pilots who participated in the 21 aircraft flyover at George H.W. Bush's funeral in Texas describe what it was like to be part of that historic tribute for the late president.

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 09:04:57 -0500
  • Fox News Contributor: Trump 'Likely To Be Indicted' On Campaign Finance Violations

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    Fox News contributor Andrew McCarthy has bad news for President Donald Trump:

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 16:04:43 -0500
  • New Zealand leader apologies for death of British tourist

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    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made an emotional apology Monday to the family of a 22-year-old British tourist who police say was murdered.

    Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:18:48 -0500
  • Why Israel Confronted Hezbollah’s Tunnel Threat

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    The impact of Israel’s operation will have wider regional implications.

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 21:35:00 -0500
  • Gavin McInness: Proud Boys founder and far-right activist ‘dropped’ by conservative US TV channel

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    A far-right activist linked with English Defence League (EDL) founder Tommy Robinson has reportedly been ditched by an American television channel less than a week after he was recruited as a host. Gavin McInnes, the founder of right-wing group Proud Boys, which the FBI labelled an “extremist organisation with ties to white nationalism”, is no longer working with BlazeTV, the company announced. An FBI agent later denied having called the group extremist, saying it had been trying to characterise the potential threat from individuals in the Proud Boys.

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 11:53:00 -0500
  • Why you should buy an Escort Cosworth over a Ford Focus RS

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    The recently discontinued MK3 Ford Focus RS is destined to become a future classic, but should you buy an Escort RS Cosworth instead? We find out...

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 04:19:53 -0500
  • At least seven officials killed in Sudan helicopter crash: news agency

    At least seven local government officials were killed in a helicopter crash in Sudan's eastern al-Qadarif state on Sunday, state news agency SUNA reported. The state's governor and three security officials were among the dead. A number of people were also injured in the incident, SUNA said.

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 07:24:21 -0500
  • Delta adds four new routes from Boston as airlines battle for business travelers

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    The Atlanta-based carrier plans to offer nonstop flights between Boston and Chicago, Cleveland, Newark and Washington, D.C. in 2019.

    Mon, 10 Dec 2018 10:33:00 -0500
  • Be Prepared for a Housing Market Price Dive, OECD Warns Australia

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    In its latest survey of Australia, the Paris-based group forecast economic growth of 2.9 percent next year, leading to a gradual pickup in wages and inflation. While it said the housing market’s cooling was so far orderly, it warned that high property prices and household debt were potential instabilities. “Risk of an overshoot in the price correction -- a hard landing -- remains,” the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development said in its report.

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 14:00:00 -0500
  • Roger, the internet famous bucket crushing kangaroo, has died

    If you've spent quite a bit of time on the internet, you might've stumbled across Roger. The impressively buff red kangaroo has died aged 12, announced by The Kangaroo Sanctuary — the Australian refuge where he lived — in a Facebook post Saturday morning. "Sadly Roger has passed away of old age," reads the post.

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 20:17:51 -0500
  • Carl Bernstein: 'Donald Trump For The First Time In His Life Is Cornered'

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    President Donald Trump is used to avoiding accountability. Whether in his past

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 17:34:59 -0500
  • Indiana teen charged with killing pregnant schoolmate

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    MISHAWAKA, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana high school football player told investigators that he killed a 17-year-old schoolmate because he was angry that she waited so long to tell him she was pregnant with his child that it was too late to get an abortion, authorities said Monday.

    Mon, 10 Dec 2018 19:53:18 -0500
  • In-Depth Photos of the 2018 Ferrari 812 Superfast

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    Mon, 10 Dec 2018 11:54:00 -0500
  • Macron to meet unions, address nation seeking to end 'yellow vest' crisis

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    President Emmanuel Macron will address the nation on the "yellow vest" crisis Monday and meet trade unionists and business leaders in search of a way to end the protests that have rocked France. The president will speak to the French people at 8:00 pm (1900 GMT), his Elysee office announced -- his first public comments after four weeks of nationwide anti-government demonstrations which again turned violent Saturday in Paris and other cities. Government officials have said the 40-year-old centrist would announce "immediate and concrete measures" to respond to protesters' grievances.

    Sun, 09 Dec 2018 21:00:09 -0500
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