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President Obama marks 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack

President Barack Obama marked the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Wednesday by honoring those who gave their lives that day. 2016-12-07 09:01 2KB

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Read stories of Michigan vets who were at Pearl Harbor 75 years ago

Millions of Americans served in the war, including some 670,000 from Michigan. 2016-12-07 08:46 1KB

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Indonesia earthquake kills at least 97

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. 2016-12-07 08:05 2KB

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Trump is Time magazine's Person of the Year

Time magazine on Wednesday named President-elect Donald Trump its Person of the Year. 2016-12-07 09:11 1KB

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Frantic rescue underway in Indonesia as quake kills scores

A strong earthquake rocked Indonesia's Aceh province early Wednesday, killing nearly 100 people and sparking a frantic rescue effort in the rubble of dozens of collapsed and damaged buildings. 2016-12-07 07:39 4KB

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Syrian Forces Said to Drive Deeper Into Rebel-Held Aleppo

Anti-government activists in the city were sending increasingly desperate messages about being killed or arrested, and civilians called for safe passage out. 2016-12-07 08:10 5KB

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PIA plane crash: 40 passengers on board in Pakistan

Pakistan International Airlines Flight PK-661 has crashed, officials said Wednesday. 2016-12-07 09:14 1KB

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Poet, nail art lover among warehouse fire victims

There was a mortuary worker who dreamed of being a painter or photographer. A poet who texted her father Kurt Vonnegut lines. A music manager known for her love for nail art. They were among the 36 people killed when flames raced through a dance party Friday... 2016-12-07 05:15 761Bytes

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Trump wants Air Force One contract canceled

Trump wants Air Force One contract canceled Dec. 7, 2016, 3:54 a.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's transition and the outgoing Obama administration: Trump says the costs are "out of control" for a new presidential plane... 2016-12-07 07:54 26KB

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Syria says it seized nearly 75 percent of eastern Aleppo

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and allied militias captured Aleppo's centrally located al-Shaar neighborhood from rebels on Tuesday, securing nearly three quarters of the besieged enclave less than two weeks after launching a ground offensive, according to the Syrian…... 2016-12-07 07:47 918Bytes

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Caddie dies during Dubai ladies' golf tournament

A caddie has died after collapsing on a fairway during the first round of the Dubai Ladies Masters. 2016-12-07 06:52 1KB

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Ohio "heartbeat bill" headed to Gov. Kasich's desk

The legislation would prohibit most abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy, after the detectable heartbeat 2016-12-07 05:36 2KB

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Man arrested over online threats to Brexit legal challenger Gina Miller

A 55-year-old man has been arrested over online threats he allegedly made against Gina Miller, the businesswoman behind a high profile legal challenge to Brexit. 2016-12-07 09:06 1KB

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Thousands protest white nationalist's speech at Texas A&M

Texas A&M University hosted white nationalist speaker Richard Spencer, as well as a massive pro-diversity demonstration across the street. 2016-12-07 08:35 3KB

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Judge to consider requests to end recount in Michigan

A statewide recount of the presidential election results could stop following a hearing Wednesday in federal court 2016-12-07 07:43 2KB

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Official: Refrigerator potential source of deadly fire

Investigators honed in on a refrigerator and other electrical appliances as possible causes of the fire that killed 36 2016-12-07 07:45 4KB

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Resurgent Japan military 'can stand toe to toe with anybody'

(CNN)Seventy-five years after Japan unleashed one of the most devastating naval attacks in history on the US fleet at Pearl Harbor, the country has again established itself as one of the world's foremost military powers, experts say. The resurgence comes despite a constitution... 2016-12-07 00:09 968Bytes

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Merkel party backs tougher rules on dual citizens in Germany

BERLIN (AP) -- Members of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party voted Wednesday in favor of scrapping rules that allow the children of immigrants to be d 2016-12-07 08:04 2KB

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Pfizer fined for hiking epilepsy drug price 2,600 pct in UK

British regulators fined U. S. drugmaker Pfizer and distributor Flynn Pharma a record 89.4 million pounds ($112.7 million) Wednesday for increasing the cost of an epilepsy drug by as much as... 2016-12-07 07:21 3KB

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The U. S. Will Let Taiwan’s President Transit In New York City In a Rebuff to China

U. S. officials have rejected China’s request that Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen be prevented from making a stopover in New York City next month, as the fallout continues from President-elect Donald Trump’s protocol-busting phone call last week. Trump spoke with Tsai by telephone... 2016-12-07 05:14 1KB

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Chinese ship pulls out of MH370 search, leaving lone ship

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Officials say the sea bed search for the missing Malaysian airliner has been left to a single ship, with a Chinese vessel heading home to Shanghai. ... 2016-12-07 07:47 670Bytes

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FBI: No evidence to verify threat against L. A. subway system

Investigators believe the anonymous caller may have provided misleading information in the past. 2016-12-07 06:11 2KB

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The 'crazy' Japanese billionaire who met Donald Trump has a 300-year plan

SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son is an eccentric billionaire who bets big on highly-valued tech startups around the world. 2016-12-07 09:03 5KB

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Russian military adviser in Aleppo dies of shelling wounds

MOSCOW, Dec 7 (Reuters) - A Russian military adviser in Aleppo has died of wounds sustained in a mortar attack carried out by Syrian opposition rebels, the K... 2016-12-07 07:13 1KB

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Study: Thousands of Bangladesh kids working 64 hours a week

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Thousands of Bangladeshi children who live in the capital's slums are working illegally for an average of 64 hours a week, with many employed by the garment industry making clothing for top global brands, according to…... 2016-12-07 07:47 867Bytes

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South Korean President Park Seen Likely to Be Voted Out

South Korean lawmakers grilled a former aide to President Park Geun-hye and several former government officials over their alleged involvement in an influence-peddling scandal that appears likely to unseat the president in a Friday impeachment vote. 2016-12-07 08:00 1KB

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Dylann Roof's hate-crimes trial to begin after confusion over whether he would represent himself

Opening statements are set to begin this week in the federal hate crimes trial of Dylann Roof , the self-avowed white supremacist who is charged with killing nine black worshipers at the historic Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S. C. 2016-12-07 08:00 10KB

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Aide Says Trump Sold Stocks in June, Provides No Evidence

President-elect Donald Trump sold all of his stocks in June as he plunged into the costly general election campaign, his transition team abruptly announced Tuesday. His advisers provided no proof of the transactions and would not explain the apparent sell-off. The announcement comes amid... 2016-12-07 04:13 5KB

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Lucky for us, Trump has Mattis all wrong: Democratic congressman

I served under Mattis. Democrats should make him Defense secretary before Trump changes his mind. 2016-12-07 04:16 4KB

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How Trump’s Call With Taiwan Could Affect U. S. Goals in Asia

Paul Haenle, a retired Army officer who served on the National Security Council, gauges the consequences of the president-elect’s action. 2016-12-07 06:29 6KB

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Michigan avoids near-disaster with narrow, ugly win over Texas

Some immediate observations from Crisler Center. 2016-12-07 01:02 2KB

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China accuses Taiwan leader of 'ulterior political intentions' over US stopover

China has accused Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen of seeking to use a planned transit stop in the US to score diplomatic points. 2016-12-07 06:46 3KB

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Trump’s promises to Americans are being kept to corporations

As should be standard practice with Donald Trump, pay attention to the substance, not the theater. United Technologies, the parent company of air-conditioner maker Carrier, has been threatening to move more than 2,000 jobs from Indiana to Mexico. Trump addressed this specifically during his campaign, vowing to … 2016-12-07 06:00 5KB

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Former NFL stars Marshawn Lynch, Joshua Johnson raising money for Oakland fire victims, families

Oakland natives and former NFL stars Joshua Johnson and Marshawn Lynch are raising money for victims of the Ghost Ship fire and their families. 2016-12-07 08:37 1KB

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Charleston church shooting suspect's trial set to begin

The white man who authorities said wanted to start a race war by killing nine black people in a South Carolina church is getting ready to stand trial in a city already bruised by a former police officer's racially charged murder trial that ended in a hung jury... 2016-12-07 08:53 1KB

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Duterte defends police accused of killing drug-linked mayor

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte staunchly defended on Wednesday more than two dozen policemen who were accused by the government's main investigation agency of killing a jailed mayor linked to illegal drugs. 2016-12-07 08:40 2KB

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Three banks fined total of £412m over conspiring to rig interest rate market

The European Commission has fined HSBC, JPMorgan and Credit Agricole a total of 485 million euro (£412 million) for their role as part of a cartel that consp... 2016-12-07 08:02 2KB

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NBA: Spurs rally, roll toward history on the road

The San Antonio Spurs erased an early 10-point deficit to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 105-91 on Tuesday and extend their perfect record on the road to 13-0. The Spurs are closing in on 2016-12-07 00:00 4KB

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Georgia executes man convicted of killing his father-in-law

William Sallie became the ninth person executed by the state of Georgia this year 2016-12-07 04:53 4KB

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Did authorities miss opportunities to prevent the Ghost Ship fire? New video shows police inside the death trap two months before the deadly blaze - and they did nothing

The video raises questions about whether authorities could have prevented the fire that killed 36 at the Oakland warehouse on Friday. 2016-12-07 08:55 6KB

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WikiLeaks' Assange releases statement he gave prosecutors

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has released his statement to prosecutors in which he asserts he is innocent of committing sex crimes while vi... 2016-12-07 08:14 1KB

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Broken finger sidelines India's Ajinkya Rahane for final two England Tests

India will be without middle-order batsman Ajinkya Rahane for his home Test in Mumbai and the fifth match of their series against England next week too after... 2016-12-07 08:05 4KB

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Danish suspect in police shooting jailed for 4 weeks

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A 26 year-old Danish man has been jailed for four weeks on suspicion of shooting a Danish policeman in the head outside a police station in suburban Copenhagen. ... 2016-12-07 07:47 686Bytes

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Trump takes flak for national security adviser pick

Donald Trump has pointed to his hiring chops as a key asset, but he is already facing calls to rescind a job offer to one of his top national security picks. 2016-12-07 07:11 7KB

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Biden not planning on 2020 bid, but will 'never say never'

NEW YORK (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is continuing his coy approach to a possible 2020 presidential bid. For now, it's no. The Democrat told Stephen Colb... 2016-12-07 08:21 1KB

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Huffington Post nombra sucesora para Ariana Huffington

NUEVA YORK (AP) — El Huffington Post nombró a la editora del New York Times Lydia Polgreen como sucesora de la fundadora del diario digital, Ariana Huffingto... 2016-12-07 07:51 1KB

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Weakened Angela Merkel embarks on tough election campaign

Angela Merkel's conservatives gave her an 11-minute standing ovation after handing her another term as party chief but also issued a warning in re-electing her with the worst score since she became German chancellor. 2016-12-07 07:30 3KB

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For young people like me, there's only one choice as #Ghana Decides

I've "rocked on" at President John Mahama's free concerts but to lead our country I have chosen Nana Akufo-Addo 2016-12-07 09:10 3KB

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Italian Prime Minister Renzi to resign on Friday

By Francesca Piscioneri and Steve Scherer ROME, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi will hand in his resignation on Friday, a parliamentary... 2016-12-07 07:49 2KB

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Critic's Notebook: Michael Moore, Ana Navarro Slam 'Malignant' Trump on Van Jones' CNN Special

CNN political commentator Van Jones discussed the recent election with Trump voters and guests Rick Santorum, Republican strategist Ana Navarro and filmmaker Michael Moore. 2016-12-07 00:38 6KB

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GOP adds measure to stopgap bill to aid Mattis' confirmation

Word of the bill came around the same time that Trump formally announced he had selected retired Gen. James Mattis for the top Pentagon job. 2016-12-07 02:21 5KB

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Aleppo's Old City captured by Assad regime following rebel retreat

The Syrian regime seized Aleppo's Old City after rebels retreated -- giving the government control of three-quarters of east Aleppo, a human rights group said. 2016-12-07 07:56 2KB

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IS Launches Overnight Attack Against Iraqi Troops in Mosul

Iraqi army said on Wednesday that Islamic State militants launched an overnight attack against security forces in the southeastern part of Mosul, a day after the troops advanced deeper into the city. The attack "inflicted heavy losses," Iraqi Army Sgt. Maj. Hakim Saranbii told The... 2016-12-07 05:43 3KB

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UAE Calls Ohio Police Killing of Emirati 'Painful Incident'

The United Arab Emirates has called the police killing of an Emirati man in Ohio a "painful incident" that the country's diplomats would investigate, just months after another citizen of the U. S.-allied Arab nation was wrongly accused in Ohio of being an Islamic militant. The shooting death... 2016-12-07 05:22 3KB

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Maserati crashes into Brookhaven home, driver killed - Story

A driver died early Wednesday morning after smashing a car into a home in Brookhaven. 2016-12-07 06:50 1KB

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Philippine rebels threaten to end monthslong cease-fire

MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Philippine communist rebels warned President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday that they may be forced to end their monthslong cease 2016-12-07 07:52 3KB

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Wings rally from 2-goal deficit to win shootout thriller

Anthony Mantha and Thomas Vanek scored second-period goals, tying the game 3-3. 2016-12-07 00:00 3KB

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Wings sharpen shootout ways, take down Jets

The Red Wings are now 4-0 in the shootout this season after having gone 13-29 the previous four campaigns. 2016-12-07 05:13 3KB

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Trump asks Terry Branstad friend of China's president to become Ambassador to Beijing

The governor of Iowa, Terry Branstad, has reportedly accepted President-elect Donald Trump's offer to be U. S. ambassador to China. 2016-12-07 07:26 3KB

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How Iran closed the Mosul "horseshoe" and changed Iraq war

By Dominic Evans, Maher Chmaytelli and Patrick Markey BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq, Dec 7 (Reuters) - In the early days of the assault on Islamic State in Mosul, Iran... 2016-12-07 08:28 8KB

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Libyan force takes ISIS-occupied city

BENGHAZI, Libya — The last buildings occupied by Islamic State militants in Sirte have fallen into hands of Libyan fighters on Tuesday, officials 2016-12-07 07:50 678Bytes

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Pfizer fined record £84.2m for overcharging NHS

Image copyright Getty Images Drugs giant Pfizer 2016-12-07 00:00 832Bytes

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Foxconn says in preliminary discussions to expand its US operations

Foxconn, a major Apple supplier, said on Wednesday that it was in preliminary discussions to expand its operations in the United States. 2016-12-07 02:31 1KB

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Trump got it wrong. China is spending big to prop up its currency

Beijing's foreign currency war chest fell below $3.1 trillion, the lowest level since March 2011, according to official data released Wednesday. 2016-12-07 09:10 3KB

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JPMorgan fined $360 million for manipulating key interest rate

Europe has slapped JPMorgan Chase with a $360 million fine for rate manipulation. 2016-12-07 08:25 2KB

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Michigan's Moritz Wagner shows his other side, and that could change everything

The fruit of a year-plus of work showed itself in the final possessions vs. Texas. 2016-12-07 08:00 5KB

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Ghana president, longtime opposition leader face off in vote

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Voters in Ghana are choosing Wednesday between their incumbent leader and a three-time opposition presidential candidate amid widespread concerns about the credibility of the country's electoral commission. ... 2016-12-07 07:47 813Bytes

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Through Tuesday, December 6, 2016

GP G A PTS Connor McDavid, EDM 28 11 25 36 Nikita Kucherov, TB 26 13 16 29 Evgeni Malkin, PIT 26 10 18 28 Sidney Crosby, PIT 20 17 10 27 Vladimir Tarasenko, STL… 2016-12-07 00:32 653Bytes

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Somali forces retake port town from faction loyal to Islamic State

By Abdiqani Hassan QANDALA, Somalia Dec 7 (Reuters) - Soldiers loyal to Somalia's government retook control of a port town on Wednesday from insurgents who h... 2016-12-07 08:44 1KB

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Another strong performance could boost Auckland coach's ambitions

WELLINGTON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - The Club World Cup could not have come at a better time for Auckland City coach Ramon Tribulietx, with the Spaniard hoping a go... 2016-12-07 08:00 2KB

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Bolivia detains airline's president as crash probe advances

COCHABAMBA, Bolivia (AP) — The head of the charter airline whose plane crashed in the Andes last week was detained by Bolivian prosecutors for questioning Tuesday as authorities look into whether the tragedy that killed 71 people stemmed from negligence. ... 2016-12-07 07:47 889Bytes

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Thai prime minister cautions news media on lese majeste law

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's prime minister warned Wednesday that the BBC could be prosecuted if an online report published by its Thai-language service about the country's new king is found to have violated the law safeguarding the monarchy's reputation. ... 2016-12-07 07:47 851Bytes

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Obama defends counterterrorism plan before handover to Trump

TAMPA, Fla. — Closing out two terms as a president at war, Barack Obama staunchly defended his counterterrorism strategy as one that rejected torture, held to American values and avoided large-scale troop deployments, in what was seen as an implicit effort to shape the... 2016-12-07 00:44 6KB

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Bangladesh court confirms death for Islamic group leader

NEW DELHI (AP) — Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld death sentences for the leader of a banned Islamic group and two of his associates found guilty in a 2004 grenade attack on a British envoy. ... 2016-12-07 07:47 729Bytes

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Carolina Herrera says it’s an honor to dress Melania Trump

While a few designers have made news saying they would not dress the future first lady, Carolina Herrera said she'd be honored if Melania Trump wore one of her outfits... 2016-12-07 05:02 3KB

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Critics worry after Trump security chief fuels conspiracies

On issues of national security and intelligence, no one is likely to have more influence in Donald Trump's White House than retired Gen. Michael T. Flynn. 2016-12-07 04:12 5KB

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Zetterberg's keen eye lifts Red Wings over Jets, 4-3, in shoot-out

Mrazek made 31 saves as Wings overcame 3-1 deficit to force overtime, eventually win 2016-12-07 02:44 3KB

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British premier tells Gulf she's 'clear-eyed' on Iran threat

British Prime Minister Theresa May has told Gulf leaders meeting in Bahrain that she's "clear-eyed" on the threat posed by Iran. May's comments on Wednesday came at the end of... 2016-12-07 07:53 706Bytes

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016

On Dec. 7, 1941, Japan launched a sneak attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, killing 2,403 people and catapulting the United States into World War II. 2016-12-07 04:30 4KB

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NBA: Magic topple Wizards despite Wall’s 52 points

Fifty-two points from John Wall weren't enough for the Washington Wizards on Tuesday as they fell 124-116 to the surging Orlando Magic. Wall became the fourth NBA player to score 50 or 2016-12-07 00:00 2KB

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Christmas gifts for underprivileged kids stolen from church

Police in Connecticut are investigating the theft of dozens of toys collected for underprivileged children from a Watertown church. 2016-12-07 09:00 1KB

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Aid in South Sudan: We're mopping up while the tap is still running

Even the most experienced humanitarians are being ground down by the violence and short-termism in South Sudan 2016-12-07 08:12 6KB

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UN agency says Iran no longer in violation of nuclear deal

A U. N. agency says Iran is no longer in violation of its nuclear agreement with six world powers because it has reduced its store of heavy water. 2016-12-07 07:55 1KB

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Men's World Cup ski races rescheduled for Italy, Norway

OBERHOFEN, Switzerland (AP) — Men's World Cup ski races canceled in Canada have been rescheduled for Italy and Norway. The International Ski Federation says... 2016-12-07 07:51 1KB

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'Mannequin Challenge' Video Leads to Arrests in Alabama

A "mannequin challenge" video of people staging a shootout has led to the arrests of two men in Alabama and the seizure of several guns and marijuana. Madison County Sheriff's Office Capt. Mike Salomonsky tells local news outlets the video led investigators to serve a search warrant Tuesday... 2016-12-07 07:48 1KB

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Gambia leader's upset heartens families of the disappeared

KANIFING, Gambia (AP) — Fatoumata Sawaneh tried to hold back tears while talking about her father, one of hundreds of people who disappeared during the 22-year reign of President Yahya Jammeh in this tiny West African country. ... 2016-12-07 07:47 810Bytes

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NATO chief laments 'serious' security problems in Ukraine

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says security problems are undermining peace efforts in eastern Ukraine, as a routinely violated cease-fire barely holds in the separatist Donbass region. ... 2016-12-07 07:47 761Bytes

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Study: ‘Obamacare’ repeal-only would make 30M uninsured

Repealing President Obama’s health care law without a clear replacement risks making nearly 30 million people uninsured 2016-12-07 07:30 4KB

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10 Things to Know for Today

By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 2016-12-07 07:01 2KB

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Djokovic has not worked hard enough, says Becker

By Zoran Milosavljevic BELGRADE, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic lost his momentum in the second half of last season and was toppled as the world number one... 2016-12-07 06:28 2KB

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Mistrial in 'open and shut' police shooting stuns observers

COLUMBIA, S. C. (AP) -- The video was unambiguous: A white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black man in the back as the man ran away. But a South Car 2016-12-07 05:41 5KB

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Audi launches red light-reading cars in Las Vegas

Working on the theory that a driver who knows when a red light will turn green is more relaxed and aware, car giant Audi is unveiling in Las Vegas a technology that enables vehicles to 2016-12-07 05:26 4KB

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Cambodian deputy opposition leader reconciles with premier

Cambodia's deputy opposition leader who was pardoned from jail time for ignoring a court summons has returned to parliament, saying he and Prime Minister Hun Sen have agreed to reconcile. 2016-12-07 05:10 1KB

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Thailand vows to crack down on 'illegal' news content after BBC targeted

Thailand's government will not back down from prosecuting news outlets that publish "illegal" content, the defence minister has said, after the BBC's bureau in Bangkok came un 2016-12-07 03:06 3KB

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Australian teen jailed over foiled plot to set off bomb

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) " An Australian teenager who was planning to set off a homemade bomb similar to the one used in the Boston Marathon bombings was sentenced on Wednesday to seven years in prison. Victoria state Supreme Court... ... 2016-12-07 02:49 831Bytes

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No. 5 Duke beats No. 21 Florida 84-74 in Jimmy V Classic

Amile Jefferson had career highs of 24 points and 15 rebounds to lead No. 5 Duke to an 84-74 victory over No. 21 Florida on Tuesday night in the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden. Luke Kennard scored 29 points and freshman Jayson Tatum added... 2016-12-07 01:41 1KB

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Thailand opens investigation into BBC for alleged insult of new king

Police visit BBC’s Bangkok office, taking staff’s Yakult milk drink, after profile detailing King Maha Vajiralongkorn’s personal life is blocked online 2016-12-07 01:02 3KB

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Double from Schwartz lifts Blues over Canadiens in overtime

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis' Jaden Schwartz scored his second goal of the game in overtime, leading the Blues over NHL Eastern Conference pacesetter Montreal... 2016-12-07 02:56 3KB

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Police: 2 shot, 2 hurt after fight outside Annandale home

Fairfax County police say two women were shot and a third woman and a girl also needed medical treatment after a fight outside an Annandale home. 2016-12-07 09:03 1KB

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Libyan militias launch assault on vital oil terminals

Libyan militias that were expelled from the eastern city of Benghazi are now advancing toward the country's vital oil terminals, seeking to establish control over Libya's primary revenue source. 2016-12-07 08:56 1KB

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Amy Schumer responds to critics of recent 'Barbie' casting: 'They can scream as loud as they want'

Amy Schumer is fighting back against critics who have attacked the comedian's appearance since being cast in an upcoming "Barbie" film. 2016-12-07 08:41 2KB

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Man carrying gas can, matches arrested near Rockefeller tree

Police in New York City have arrested a man who they say was carrying a gas can and matches and acting erratically near the Rockefeller Center tree... 2016-12-07 05:02 1KB

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Tuesday's roundup: No. 1 Villanova gets past La Salle

Jalen Brunson scored 26 points and Josh Hart had 21 to help No. 1 Villanova hold off La Salle 89-79. 2016-12-07 02:39 1KB

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Langford, Winston lead MSU past Youngstown State

Joshua Langford scores career-high 15 as four Spartans reach double figures. 2016-12-07 01:38 4KB

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Darling gets first shutout; Blackhawks beat tired Coyotes

Marian Hossa had two goals, Scott Darling made 22 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-0 on Tuesday night to snap a two-game slide. 2016-12-07 00:32 3KB

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Prince Harry touches down in London for ICAP charity event

Prince Harry, 32, today helped close deals for global firm ICAP in the City - following a two-night stopover in Toronto where his girlfriend was spotted wearing a necklace bearing their initials. 2016-12-07 08:06 3KB

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Vauxhall Corsa fires: Calls for inhabitant information sharing

Image caption Vauxhall owner Julie Reynolds said the 2016-12-07 00:00 3KB

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Barcelona's incredible pass map as they break their own Champions League record

Lionel Messi may not have broken Cristiano Ronaldo's Champions League group stage goal record on Tuesday night, but Barcelona still made history against Borussia Monchengladbach. 2016-12-07 08:58 2KB

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Oakland woman visits Ghost Ship memorial: 'Your lives meant something'

Mourners from all over the Bay Area have been leaving messages of hope, love and strength at memorials near the site of the deadly Ghost Ship fire. Many of the victims were in the arts and one local woman wanted to give them a message. 2016-12-07 04:41 2KB

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New Zealand passport robot tells applicant of Asian descent to open eyes

SYDNEY, Dec 7 (Reuters) - A New Zealand man of Asian descent had his passport photograph rejected when facial recognition software mistakenly registered his... 2016-12-07 04:18 2KB

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Google expects all of its energy in 2017 to come from renewable sources

Google, which used the same amount of power as the San Francisco last year, announced Tuesday it expects to use nothing but renewable energy in 2017. 2016-12-07 03:40 2KB

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European shares on a Q4 high as banks gain further ground

LONDON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - European shares rose on Wednesday with the regional banking index hitting an 11-month peak after Credit Suisse announced further co... 2016-12-07 04:35 1KB

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England captain Alastair Cook backs opening partner Keaton Jennings to seize opportunity

PAUL NEWMAN IN MUMBAI: England will throw another rookie into their line-up for the fourth Test following injury to Haseeb Hameed as they try to salvage something from this series. 2016-12-07 05:49 4KB

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German industry output rises less than expected in October

By Michael Nienaber BERLIN, Dec 7 (Reuters) - German industrial production rose less than expected in October due to stagnating factory output and falling en... 2016-12-07 03:55 3KB

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Athletics-Ethics Board extends IAAF officials' suspension

By Mitch Phillips LONDON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Three senior athletics officials have had their provisional suspension from the sport extended by the IAAF's Ethi... 2016-12-07 08:24 3KB

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NHL’s new concussion spotters have had spotty results so far

NEW YORK (AP) — Connor McDavid hit the ice, chin first, and a concussion spotter at least played a part in pulling him from the game. The Edmonton Oilers captain and budding star was not… 2016-12-07 03:06 5KB

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Paris winter pollution worst in 10 years

Paris is suffering its worst and most prolonged winter pollution for at least 10 years, the Airparif agency which measures the levels said Wednesday. 2016-12-07 06:20 1KB

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Tuesday’s high school roundup: Country Day rallies

Country Day found itself, scoring 14 straight and finishing the third quarter on an 18-3 run. 2016-12-07 01:01 2KB

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Myanmar stops migrant workers going to Malaysia after Rohingya row

YANGON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Myanmar has stopped workers going to Malaysia after Malaysia's leader criticised its treatment of Muslims, while Indonesia joined a... 2016-12-07 07:13 3KB

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Woman at heart of South Korean scandal refuses to testify

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Ahead of an impeachment vote later this week, lawmakers took turns grilling a K-pop music director, a fashion designer and nearly a dozen others said to be linked to a woman at the heart of…... 2016-12-07 07:47 785Bytes

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China forex reserves plunge amid surging dollar

China's foreign exchange reserves plunged by $69 billion in November to a five-year low, according to central bank data released Wednesday, as policy-makers... 2016-12-07 06:35 2KB

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Twitter founder feels 'complicated' about Donald Trump's tweeting

Jack Dorsey says he has mixed feelings about the president-elect’s use of the social media service 2016-12-07 05:39 3KB

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Shares in Monte dei Paschi rise strongly at open

MILAN, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Shares in Monte dei Paschi shot up more than 9 percent in early trade on Wednesday after sources said Italy is preparing to take a c... 2016-12-07 04:18 1KB

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High school basketball player with autism hits three-pointer in first game

Here’s a feel good story for you as we approach the holidays. 2016-12-07 01:35 1KB

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Parliament's SABC inquiry gets rolling today

A failed court bid by Mbulaheni Maguvhe, the only remaining member of the SABC board, means that parliament's inquiry into the broadcaster will go ahead today. 2016-12-07 09:35 843Bytes

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Red cards set to be introduced for unruly player conduct

By Sudipto Ganguly MUMBAI, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Cricketers could be 'red-carded' by umpires and ejected from the ground for the duration of a match from next Oc... 2016-12-07 09:10 3KB

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Atletico move on from tragedy at Club World Cup

By Andrew Downie SAO PAULO, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Before they became famous the world over for their incidental part in the tragedy of last week's Chapecoense ai... 2016-12-07 08:01 3KB

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Belgium arrests 3 over Syria recruiting, terror charges

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian authorities have arrested three of eight people they picked up earlier this week during anti-terror raids centering on the recruitmen... 2016-12-07 07:45 1KB

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2 children among 3 dead in Indiana house fire

BRAZIL, Ind. (AP) -- An 18-year-old woman, her 4-year-old brother and her 4-month-old daughter have died in a raging house fire produced flames and heat so 2016-12-07 05:09 2KB

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Derrick Rose could miss Knicks' game vs. Cavaliers with back issue

Derrick Rose's goal of playing all 82 games is in jeopardy. 2016-12-07 01:47 2KB

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Inquest opens Viola Beach deaths after car crashed into Swedish canal

Viola Beach band members Jack Dakin, 19, River Reeves, 19, Kris Leonard, 20, and Tom Lowe, 27, died when their car plunged off a bridge in Sodertalje, Sweden. 2016-12-07 08:59 4KB

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John Mahama, Ghana's affable but embattled president

Ghana's President John Mahama is a man of the people who is known for his good humour, but has been forced onto the back foot by his country's lacklustre gro... 2016-12-07 05:40 3KB

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College Basketball Scores

Tuesday, Dec. 6 EAST Bucknell 75, Fairfield 64 California 62, Princeton 51 Harvard 86, Northeastern 80 Monmouth (NJ) 81, Wagner 71 Navy 76, Bryant 74 New Hampshire 80, American U. 70 Providence 95, Brown 57… 2016-12-07 03:00 2KB

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Utah Jazz preserve win over Suns after blowing 23-point lead

Rudy Gobert gets a huge dunk late in the fourth quarter to help Utah hold onto its third straight win. 2016-12-07 02:00 4KB

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Wednesday sports on TV/radio

Sports TV and radio listings 2016-12-07 01:16 1KB

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President-Elect Continues “Thank You” Tour In North Carolina

Trump was far less bombastic than during the tour's kickoff in Ohio last week, striking more of the healing notes traditionally delivered by a president-to-be in the weeks after a bruising election. 2016-12-07 00:38 7KB

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Brazil Supreme Court deal might keep Senate head in place -report

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Brazil's Supreme Court is seeking an agreement to resolve a constitutional crisis that would let the indicted h... 2016-12-07 08:39 2KB

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#IfMalemaWasPresident trends on Twitter

The national elections are still more than two years away‚ but people on social media on Wednesday morning mused about the next president of the country. 2016-12-07 08:22 1KB

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Forget populism — Trump’s picking orthodox Republicans

The prevailing opinion on President-elect Donald Trump is that he’s unpredictable, a man of no fixed views who transcends traditional notions of right and left. 2016-12-07 08:00 7KB

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Airline boss is arrested and could face manslaughter charge over plane crash that wiped out Brazilian football team

LaMia boss Gustavo Vargas and two other employees of the tiny Bolivia-based charter airline were taken to a prosecutor's office in Santa Cruz for up to eight hours. 2016-12-07 04:21 3KB

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Apple blames external damage for flaming China iPhones

Apple has blamed 2016-12-07 04:10 2KB

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TV tonight: 'Hairspray Live,' 'Lethal Weapon'

What's worth watching, and what might not be, in primetime 2016-12-07 04:02 2KB

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British and Irish Lions coaches are announced as Warren Gatland picks England pair

Confirmation of the trio came at a press conference in Dublin on Wednesday, with Farrell and Howley returning for another Lions trip after working with Gatland during the 2013 tour. 2016-12-07 09:02 2KB

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Lebanese army arrests terrorist suspects over links to soldier shooting

BEIRUT, Dec 7 (Reuters) - The Lebanese army on Wednesday said it had arrested four people in connection with the fatal shooting of a soldier and the wounding... 2016-12-07 08:58 1KB

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Erik Thomson leaves co-presenter Jessica Mauboy giggling with embarrassment as she struggles to read autocue at AACTA Awards

Jessica Mauboy, 27, struggled to read the autocue at the AACTA Awards in Sydney on Wednesday. 2016-12-07 07:54 3KB

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Is Australia headed for its first recession in 25 years?

Australia's epic run without a recession is at risk after its economy shrank in the latest quarter. 2016-12-07 07:52 2KB

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No fear: Brexit, Trump, Italy fail to rattle market

Investors seem to be expecting more populist political victories these days. The market shrugged off the 'No' vote in Italy that brought down Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and stocks continue to enjoy their post-Trump glow. 2016-12-07 07:05 3KB

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Bonsai App Launches with Alec Monopoly at Dundas Square

TORONTO, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Shop Bonsai™ will be taking over Dundas Square to commemorate the Toronto-based... 2016-12-07 03:06 3KB

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Gift of the Day: A must-have for Vernors fans

It won't tickle your nose but this Vernors-inspired candle is quite festive 2016-12-07 01:02 1KB

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Gen. John Kelly Emerges as Strong Contender for Homeland Security Secretary

Retired four-star Marine Gen. John Kelly, the former head of U. S. Southern Command, who has met with president-elect Trump several times in recent weeks, has emerged as a strong contender for secretary of homeland security, ABC News has learned. Rep. Michael McCaul, chairman of the House Homeland... 2016-12-07 00:02 1KB

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David Beckham shares video of son Cruz listening to his If Everyday Was Christmas song

His mother, Victoria Beckham, rose to fame as a Spice Girl, while his father, David Beckham, enjoyed a career as one of the world's most celebrated football players. 2016-12-07 09:02 10KB

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Man in critical condition after Little Rock police shooting

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Little Rock police chief says an officer shot and critically injured a man who reportedly told police dispatch he had fatally sh... 2016-12-07 09:00 1KB

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Digital Asset says blockchain platform allows confidential trades

By Anna Irrera Dec 7 (Reuters) - Digital Asset Holdings, a blockchain startup backed by some of the world's largest banks, said on Wednesday it had developed... 2016-12-07 09:00 3KB

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Germany urges Israel to scrap "illegal" settlement bill

BERLIN, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Germany urged Israel in unusually strong language on Wednesday to scrap legislation that would legalise Israeli settlement homes bu... 2016-12-07 08:44 3KB

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Police: Thieves steal prescriptions from Buckhead Walgreens - Story

Atlanta police said thieves broke into a Walgreens in Buckhead and stole prescriptions early Wednesday morning. 2016-12-07 08:34 1KB

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AACTA Awards 2016: Prinnie Stevens, Zoe Ventoura and Dami Im don velvet despite heat

Actresses and singers, including Dami Im donned thick velvet fabric on the AACTA Award red carpet in Sydney on Wednesday, despite the heat. 2016-12-07 07:53 3KB

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Police investigating stabbing near Sparta

A 23-year-old Sparta Township man was hospitalized Tuesday evening after being stabbed multiple times during a physical altercation. 2016-12-07 07:34 1KB

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Man shooting up heroin in parking ramp interrupted by policeman on Segway

The man was arrested on charges of drug possession and outstanding warrants. 2016-12-07 06:52 1KB

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I was just the ginger who went to make African kids laugh, says Harry as he tries to shake off 'party prince' reputation and insists it's 'boring to be bad'

Prince Harry, 32, who is dating actress Meghan Markle, appears to have completely turned his back on his rebellious antics, saying in a TV documentary: 'It is boring to be bad'. 2016-12-07 05:35 3KB

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Liberal Democrats fined for leaving out payments from 2015 election expenses

A spokesman for Tim Farron's party blamed 'human error and failures of process' for the 307 payments totalling £184,676 that were missing from the spending return. 2016-12-07 05:03 3KB

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Union leader says Trump lied about Carrier deal

Donald Trump touted his deal to keep more than 1,000 jobs at an Indiana Carrier plant as his first major achievement as president-elect. 2016-12-07 05:00 2KB

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Pistons' bench keys effort to run past Bulls, 102-91

Butler scores 32, but Harris' 22, contributions from Hilliard, Baynes, Smith and Leuer seals key victory 2016-12-07 02:30 4KB

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High Court Sides With Samsung in Patent Dispute With Apple

The Supreme Court unanimously sided with smartphone maker Samsung on Tuesday in its high-profile patent dispute with Apple over design of the iPhone. The justices said Samsung may not be required to pay all the profits it earned from 11 phone models because the features it copied from the... 2016-12-07 01:25 4KB

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Pistons reserves are the stars in win over Bulls

Detroit survived a 10-0 run in third by the visitors to prevail 102-91 at The Palace Tuesday. 2016-12-07 01:05 5KB

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Jubilant Libyan militias declare victory over IS in Sirte

LONDON — Libyan fighters declared victory over the Islamic State group at its coastal stronghold of Sirte on Tuesday, ending the extremist group’s ambitions for a caliphate on the southern shores of the Mediterranean. “The battle is finally over,” said Reda Eissa, a spokesman for the... 2016-12-07 00:47 6KB

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Spring, Mason lead Minnesota back to 74-68 win against NJIT

Akeem Springs came off the bench to score 19 points and Nate Mason added 18 for Minnesota, which came from behind in the second half and escaped with a 74-68 victory against NJIT on Tuesday night. 2016-12-07 00:28 3KB

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Germany: 3 teens go on trial over bombing a Sikh temple

BERLIN (AP) — Three teenagers have gone on trial in Germany over an explosion at a Sikh temple in the western city of Essen. Prosecutors say the defendants,... 2016-12-07 09:11 1KB

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India records huge spike in 'honor killings' in 2015

India has registered nearly an 800 percent spike in the number of so-called honor killings reported last year, leading state officials and women's rights groups to urge investigations into how such crimes persist. 2016-12-07 09:11 4KB

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SunPower widens cost-cutting plan to include job cuts, plant closure

Dec 7(Reuters) - SunPower Corp, the No. 2 U. S. solar panel maker, said on Wednesday it would lay off about 25 percent of its workforce, or 2,500 employees, a... 2016-12-07 09:10 1KB

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1-year-old drowns in bathtub on Detroit's east side

Detroit Police say a 1-year-old child is dead this morning after drowning in a bathtub in a home located in the 10700 block of Balfour on the city's east side. 2016-12-07 09:08 1KB

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The most valuable XI in the world… and Cristiano Ronaldo isn’t in it! Why two Manchester United players make the cut but Real Madrid star doesn't

Cristiano Ronaldo might have a guaranteed place on the podium when it comes to the Ballon d'Or at the end of every year, but the Portuguese maestro has missed out on one place among greats. 2016-12-07 09:06 3KB

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Drug dealer 'White Boy Rick' pushes for reduced sentence

A Detroit-area drug dealer nicknamed "White Boy Rick," who has been in prison for 28 years for crimes when he was a teen, is making another effort to get his sentence reduced. 2016-12-07 08:55 1KB

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Settlers in the West Bank hopeful as Trump prepares to take over the White House

Yoni Binyamin lives on a windy, contentious hilltop slated for demolition, but she is convinced her community will not only remain but also continue to grow after Donald Trump becomes U. S. president. 2016-12-07 08:50 937Bytes

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Second trailer for 'Lemony Snicket's A Series Of Unfortunate Events' released

Netflix has released a second trailer for their upcoming release of "Lemony Snicket's A Series Of Unfortunate Events. " 2016-12-07 08:46 1KB

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We have a bullying problem‚ admits Stellenbosch school after two assault videos go viral

The management of a high school in Stellenbosch where school girl bullies viciously assaulted weaker classmates has admitted it has a discipline problem. 2016-12-07 08:42 4KB

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Suspect foiled by 90-year-old Holocaust survivor arrested

NEW YORK (AP) — Police in New York City say they've arrested a would-be mugger whose attempt to steal a Holocaust survivor's purse was thwarted when the then... 2016-12-07 08:32 1KB

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Married Couple Found Shot To Death In Burbank Home

About 5:30 p.m., a relative found the couple dead at the house in the 8500 block of Laramie Avenue, according to Burbank police. 2016-12-07 08:09 1KB

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Macedonia to hold early vote after corruption allegations

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia is holding an early general election after a nearly two-year political crisis that has roiled the government and threatens... 2016-12-07 08:09 4KB

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Army Corps of Engineers said the government SHOULD approve controversial Dakota Access pipeline but was overruled by bureaucrats

A bureaucrat overruled a recommendation by the Army Corps of Engineers which would have allowed construction of the controversial Dakota Access pipeline to go ahead. 2016-12-07 08:04 5KB

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Top lawyer fighting Brexit appeal continues case for third day at Supreme Court

The top lawyer opposing the Government's Brexit appeal is due to continue his case at the Supreme Court. Lord Pannick QC appears for Gina Miller, the investm... 2016-12-07 08:03 2KB

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Ex-commander welcomes appeal for Marine serving life sentence for killing Afghan

The former commanding officer of Royal Marine Sergeant Alexander Blackman has welcomed the decision to grant a fresh appeal in the case. Blackman, also known... 2016-12-07 08:02 3KB

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Popular Vermont punk music venue is closing its doors

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A popular Vermont punk music venue, established with the help of the wife of U. S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, is closing after 32 years. Verm... 2016-12-07 08:02 1KB

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Pitso climbs world stage

Reaching the semifinals or going one better with a third-placed finish would be a credit to Africa and Southern Africa at the Fifa Club World Cup, says Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane. 2016-12-07 08:02 2KB

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Sleepy driving: It's as dangerous as drunk driving

Just losing 1 hour makes a different, report says. 2016-12-07 08:01 2KB

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Chief says manpower was issue in apartment blaze that injured firefighters

"We didn't have enough people," said Chief Ray Barton. "Realistically, we needed double what we had. " 2016-12-07 08:00 2KB

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Italian director clarifies ‘Last Tango’ butter rape scene

Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci is clarifying details about the infamous butter rape scene in the 2016-12-07 00:00 2KB

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Ukrainian police say 10 injured in Champions League violence

Ten people were injured in fighting between supporters of Dynamo Kiev and Turkish team Besiktas around a Champions League game between the teams, Ukrainian police said on Wednesday. 2016-12-07 07:56 2KB

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4 migrants die, 34 rescued en route from Morocco to Europe

Moroccan authorities say four migrants have died and 34 have been rescued after their inflatable boat capsized between Morocco and Spain. Moroccan state news agency MAP reported that Morocco's royal... 2016-12-07 07:53 751Bytes

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Kerry, Russia's Lavrov to meet in Hamburg to discuss Syria

A spokeswoman for Russia's Foreign Ministry says U. S. Secretary State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov are meeting for talks later in the day. Maria Zakharova said at... 2016-12-07 07:53 730Bytes

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France arrests 3 in connection with June police killings

PARIS (AP) — French police have arrested three men in connection with the killing of two police officials earlier this year by an extremist claiming loyalty... 2016-12-07 07:51 1KB

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Survey finds Afghans more pessimistic on security, future

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghans are increasingly uncertain about their future, less confident in their government and more pessimistic than before on issues such as security, corruption, and rising unemployment, according to a survey released… 2016-12-07 07:47 4KB

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Magnitude-5.8 quake rattles Trinidad, nearby islands

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) — An earthquake rattled Trinidad and Tobago and nearby Caribbean islands on Tuesday but there were no immediate reports of any significant damage or injuries. ... 2016-12-07 07:47 683Bytes

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7 dead in latest China mine blast; 60 miners killed in week

BEIJING (AP) — Seven coal miners are dead and another four still missing after a gas explosion in a central province in the latest deadly accident to strike China's mining industry, authorities said Wednesday. ... 2016-12-07 07:47 763Bytes

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Hospital employee in DC arrested for sexually assaulting patient

An emergency room technician at United Medical Center, in southeast D. C., has been arrested for sexually assaulting a woman who was being treated. 2016-12-07 07:45 1KB

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World's oldest bank BMPS in trouble — Here’s what you need to know

It's the oldest world lender and it has been making headlines amid concerns it doesn't have the financial capacity to cover its bad debts. 2016-12-07 07:43 3KB

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Officials: Suspect killed after attacking deputy with oar

FRUITLAND PARK, Fla. (AP) — A Florida deputy sheriff shot and killed a suspect who authorities say beat the deputy with an oar in a lake. Lake County Sheriff... 2016-12-07 07:35 1KB

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Charter school for at-risk students to open in Kalamazoo in January

Covenant Charter Academies has locations in Muskegon, Grand Rapids and Detroit. 2016-12-07 07:30 6KB

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Manchester City new boy Gabriel Jesus reveals Etihad switch was an opportunity too good to let go

Gabriel Jesus has explained his decision to join Manchester City in the summer, claiming that it was opportunity simply too good to let go. 2016-12-07 07:30 2KB

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India's central bank says cash crisis is hurting the economy

The Reserve Bank of India acknowledged Wednesday that the country's ongoing cash shortage is hurting the economy. 2016-12-07 07:25 2KB

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Mom battling breast cancer says she was ‘violated and humiliated’ during TSA search

LOS ANGELES — A woman battling breast cancer said she felt violated and humiliated in a public TSA search at Los Angeles International Airport Sunday after two security agents put her through what she called an aggressive pat-down. Denise Albert, co-host of "The Moms,... 2016-12-07 07:13 4KB

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Democrats Make Long-Shot Effort To Win Louisiana Senate Seat : NPR

Following Donald Trump's victory, Democrats around the country have suddenly focused on Foster Campbell's campaign in an attempt to limit Republicans' incoming Senate majority to 51 seats. 2016-12-07 07:00 4KB

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How Adele and Beyoncé reflect the Grammys' conflicting impulses

Tradition will take on innovation — accompanied by plenty of pop-diva razzle-dazzle — when two of music’s most powerful superstars face off at the 59th annual Grammy Awards. 2016-12-07 07:00 7KB

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Captive elephants help save wild cousins on forest frontline

Confrontations between elephants and humans can quickly turn violent in Sumatra, where competition for space has intensified as the island’s forests have been rapidly cleared for timber and farming. Video provided by AFP 2016-12-07 06:38 943Bytes

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Trump adviser’s son loses transition team job for spreading fake news

Michael Flynn Jr sacked over ‘Pizzagate’ claims that led to shots being fired at the Comet Ping Pong restaurant in Washington 2016-12-07 06:32 3KB

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In New York, attacks on women with headscarves raise alarms

One woman is a decorated officer of the New York Police Department, commended two years ago for running into a burning building to save a baby. 2016-12-07 06:30 8KB

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Damage estimate: Repeal of Obamacare would leave 30 million without coverage

If Republicans use the budget reconciliation process to repeal major parts of the Affordable Care Act, nearly 59 million would lack health insurance in 2019, according to a new analysis by the Urban Institute. 2016-12-07 06:00 5KB

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Donald Trump is 'easy to talk to' and values Britain, Theresa May says amid a scramble to build ties with the President-elect

The PM praise the President-elect while on a trip to the Gulf to promote UK ties to the region, becoming the first woman to make a speech at the Gulf Cooperation Council. 2016-12-07 05:47 4KB

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Britain will help Gulf 'push back' against Iran aggression: PM

Britain will help Gulf states 2016-12-07 05:45 1KB

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Friends remember Rashaan Salaam as more than football star

Salaam's death stunned the Colorado football community which this year celebrated a revival with a 10-3 record. 2016-12-07 05:33 6KB

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Scientists develop robotic hand for people with quadriplegia

Scientists have developed a mind-controlled robotic hand that allows people with certain types of spinal injuries to perform everyday tasks such as using a fork or drinking from a cup. 2016-12-07 05:31 3KB

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Groups call blocking of inaugural protests unconstitutional

Protest organizers and their attorneys say the National Park Service is quashing dissent by blocking access to public space for those who want to demonstrate during President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration. 2016-12-07 05:30 1KB

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Top ten highest paying jobs of 2016 but did YOURS make the list?

The list considers the annual salary of each position - excluding any bonuses - as well as the potential for growth within the sector. 2016-12-07 05:28 2KB

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An Afghan woman goes from refugee to military pilot

An Afghan woman goes from refugee to military pilot Associated Press - 7 December 2016 01:59-05:00 News Topics: General news, Lifestyle, Political refugees, Military affairs, War and unrest, Skin care, Human welfare, Social issues, Social affairs,... 2016-12-07 05:04 1KB

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Trump promises to heal divisions, plans visit to Ohio State

President-elect Donald Trump promised to "heal our divisions and unify our country" as he prepares to meet with some of the victims of last week's car-and-knife attack at... 2016-12-07 05:02 4KB

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Drake tops iTunes’ year-end music lists

Drake was all over Apple Music this year, so perhaps no surprise the rapper tops the iTunes music lists as well... 2016-12-07 05:02 2KB

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Global stocks mostly higher on record Dow, telecoms news

Global markets were mostly higher Wednesday, cheered by gains on Wall Street and optimism about the telecommunications industry. 2016-12-07 05:01 3KB

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Standing Rock is only the beginning

After months of protests, the Army Corps of Engineers has denied the easement that would allow the Dakota Access Pipeline to proceed beneath Lake Oahe, the disputed section of the … After months of protests, the Army Corps of Engineers has denied the easement that would allow... 2016-12-07 05:00 4KB

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Colombians take to streets to demand justice after rape and murder of seven-year-old girl

Hundreds of Colombians have taken to the streets of Bogota to demand 2016-12-07 04:55 625Bytes

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Five-year-old boy hit by lightning after touching tap during Gold Coast storm

Boy taken to hospital in a stable condition suffering burns after another day of lightning storms across Queensland 2016-12-07 04:53 2KB

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PICS: Trevor Noah and Olivia Munn look sexy at this New York premiere

The South African comedian and Hollywood hottie look like they had a great time at the premiere of Office Christmas Party. 2016-12-07 04:29 1007Bytes

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Snead knows time is now for the Rams to improve

LOS ANGELES-He engineered two of the biggest trades in NFL draft history, one that netted the Los Angeles Rams a haul of picks for the No. 2 overall selection, another that cost the franchise a haul for the right to choose No. 1. 2016-12-07 04:00 5KB

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Mark Purdy: It's now obvious the 49ers should have kept Smith, not Kaepernick

When it comes to the 49ers, we can spend many hours - or days or weeks and bye weeks - arguing about exactly how it all went so wrong for them over the last few seasons. But one issue is coming into clarity. 2016-12-07 04:00 9KB

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Man gets 55 years in prison for sexually abusing young girl

A former Aurora man has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for repeatedly sexually abusing a young girl over several years in multiple states. 2016-12-07 03:59 1KB

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Josef Fritzl’s house sold to strip club boss who will accommodate 'trainees' in property

The house where Josef Fritzl kept his daughter captive for 24 years and fathered seven children with her has been sold to the owner of a strip club. 2016-12-07 03:41 4KB

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Report: Hezbollah accuses Israel of striking targets near Damascus

The IDF has neither confirmed nor denied the reports, as is their policy regarding foreign reports on purported Israeli strikes. 2016-12-07 03:38 1KB

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Caged and slathered in ghost pepper hot sauce: Photographs reveal the disturbing hazing rituals at Hofstra University's Sigma Pi fraternity

The photos were obtained during an investigation into the Sigma Pi fraternity at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, that led to the chapter's suspension in March 2016. 2016-12-07 03:20 3KB

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NBA: Anthony and Knicks down Heat in warm-up for Cavs

Carmelo Anthony scored a season-high 35 points to lead the New York Knicks to a 114-103 NBA victory over the short-handed Heat in Miami on Tuesday. Anthony shook off a slow start to connect on 2016-12-07 00:00 2KB

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Ship with 64 passengers on board sinks off Yemen coast- shipping sources

ADEN, Dec 7 (Reuters) - A passenger ship carrying more than 60 passengers, including women and children, sank while sailing to Socotra island in the Indian O... 2016-12-07 03:02 2KB

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Tory backbenchers demand detailed Brexit plans from Theresa May

Pro-remain MPs want the government to provide a comprehensive policy plan before it triggers article 50 2016-12-07 03:00 6KB

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Rams' slide threatens to take down Fisher despite extension

Jeff Fisher was freezing on the New England sideline last weekend, so the Rams coach put on a long coat and wind pants. When he needed to challenge an incorrect call later, the native Californian couldn't find his red flag under those trappings of winter. 2016-12-07 02:56 4KB

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Man sentenced in Capitol attack plot to appeal

CINCINNATI (AP) " An Ohio man who was sentenced to 30 years in prison for plotting to attack the U. S. Capitol in support of the Islamic State group plans to appeal his sentence. Christopher Lee Cornell filed notice of a planned appeal... ... 2016-12-07 02:49 801Bytes

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CEOs of AT&T, Time Warner to sell merger to skeptical Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) " The CEOs of AT&T and Time Warner are heading to Capitol Hill in a bid to convince senators that a merger of their two companies will mean innovative new experiences for consumers. They can expect a skeptical audience. The... ... 2016-12-07 02:49 836Bytes

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#Righttodie: assisted dying will save lives

Everyone should be entitled to an assisted death. A law that makes criminals out of people helping another person to end their suffering is not a good law, writes Sean Davison. 2016-12-07 02:27 5KB

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Malcolm Turnbull forced to mop up his own mess after spilling a coffee

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been forced to mop up his mess after spilling an espresso he was drinking in a press conference in the Sydney fish markets. 2016-12-07 01:50 1KB

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Around the MLB: Sale goes to Boston in deal for prospects

The Boston Red Sox acquired left-hander Chris Sale from the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday for a package of four prospects. 2016-12-07 01:30 2KB

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Mugabe appeals for calm amid economic crisis

Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe has appealed for calm as his government battles to contain a debilitating economic crisis. 2016-12-07 01:22 1KB

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A's President Kaval opens doors to fans for office hours

Ryan Mitchell reached out to buddy Michael Doran a few days back to find out his finals schedule at Saint Mary's College. If they were both all clear from exams Tuesday, there would be no missing the first office hours hosted by new Oakland Athletics President Dave Kaval. 2016-12-07 01:02 4KB

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Trump's VP Mike Pence tells Republican donors they're going to govern as conservatives

Vice president-elect Mike Pence promised a roomful of top conservative donors in Washington DC that Donald Trump would immediately get to work instituting a wish-list of conservative policies. 2016-12-07 00:57 4KB

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Historic rugby rivalry moves west for first time

PERTH, Australia (AP) — The Wallabies and All Blacks will head to Western Australia state in 2019 for the first Bledisloe Cup match in Perth between the trad... 2016-12-07 00:55 1KB

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Colson, Vasturia Lead No. 23 Notre Dame Over IPFW, 87-72

Bonzie Colson had his sixth straight double-double with 17 points and 14 rebounds. 2016-12-07 00:36 3KB

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DePaul Beats Lamar, 80-61

li Cain scored 21 points, and Billy Garrett added 15. 2016-12-07 00:31 1KB

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EXCLUSIVE: Former NYPD cop Peter Liang to end appeal after convicted of killing Akai Gurley

Attorneys for a cop who shot his gun in a stairwell and killed an innocent man are expected to drop their appeal of his conviction. 2016-12-07 00:18 3KB

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Charges to be dropped against black suspect in murder of white police officer – report — RT America

A man who shot dead Sgt. Collin Rose in Detroit will reportedly avoid charges, including those of first-degree murder and murder of a police officer. Rose died in a hospital hours after he sustained gun wounds to his head while on duty. 2016-12-07 00:10 1KB

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US STOCKS-Futures rise for third day in a row

By Yashaswini Swamynathan Dec 7 (Reuters) - U. S. stock index futures rose for the third straight day, as investors continued to bet on a post-election rally ... 2016-12-07 08:30 2KB

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EU puts credibility at risk over Ukraine visa wrangle-Tusk

By Alastair Macdonald and Pavel Polityuk BRUSSELS/KIEV, Dec 7 (Reuters) - The European Union is putting its credibility and reputation at risk by letting int... 2016-12-07 08:01 3KB

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Japan's defense chief says alliance with US will endure

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's defense chief said Wednesday she believes her country's alliance with the United States will endure in the Trump administration because it benefits both countries. ... 2016-12-07 07:47 730Bytes

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Staples to sell controlling stake in European unit to Cerberus

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Office supplies retailer Staples Inc said on Wednesday it would sell its controlling stake in its European business to an affiliate of priv... 2016-12-07 07:13 2KB

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UK's Stagecoach says on course to hit profit target

LONDON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - British transport company Stagecoach stuck to its forecast for a dip in annual earnings, saying improving demand for rail travel wo... 2016-12-07 06:27 3KB

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La Salle sweeps Ateneo to capture UAAP Season 79 crown

De La Salle romped to the UAAP Season 79 men's basketball crown with a 79-72 triumph over Ateneo to complete the Finals sweep Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. The Green Archers, who 2016-12-07 00:00 2KB

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Swiss must do more to stop money laundering -task force

By Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi ZURICH, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Switzerland must do more to prevent financial crime and banks in particular should step up efforts to spo... 2016-12-07 05:54 2KB

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Karl Stefanovic's food blogger pal Sofia Levin sports a huge grin as she flashes her black bra in sexy backless blouse and skinny jeans while running errands

Karl Stefanovic's food blogger pal Sofia Levin couldn't wipe the smile off her face on Wednesday as she stepped out in Melbourne. 2016-12-07 04:31 3KB

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NHL-Highlights of Tuesday's NHL games

Dec 6 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of National Hockey League games on Tuesday: Flyers 3, Panthers 2 (overtime) Wayne Simmonds scored a pair of goals for... 2016-12-07 01:28 3KB

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From 'Moonlight' to 'Fences,' movie awards season bursts with color

By Jill Serjeant Dec 7 (Reuters) - If the Oscars turn out to be 2016-12-07 09:00 4KB

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Record 607 bears billed in New Jersey's hunt

Hunters have killed a record 607 bears in New Jersey. 2016-12-07 08:58 1KB

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Turkey's Erdogan says battle to shore up lira same as fight against Islamic State

By Ercan Gurses and Humeyra Pamuk ANKARA, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan drew parallels on Wednesday between Turkey's battle against Isla... 2016-12-07 08:42 3KB

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Inflation risk means Russia should keep monetary policy tight - analysts

MOSCOW, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Inflationary risks mean Russia should keep monetary policy moderately tight, analysts at the country's central bank said in a repor... 2016-12-07 08:39 1KB

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Nobel laureate says Trump policies may lead to budget problems

STOCKHOLM, Dec 7 (Reuters) - U. S. President-elect Donald Trump's plans to increase spending on infrastructure while cutting taxes would endanger public finan... 2016-12-07 07:55 1KB

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Australian economy contracts 0.5 percent in September

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's economy contracted in the September quarter for the first time since early 2011, the government said Wednesday, as the economy adjusts to weaker Chinese demand for its biggest exports, iron ore and coal. ... 2016-12-07 07:47 911Bytes

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Germany sees no clarity on IMF role in Greek bailout before 2017

BERLIN, Dec 7 (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will only decide on its participation in the Greek bailout programme once the second review i... 2016-12-07 07:30 1KB

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Pakistan court indicts four, including brother, over social media star's death

By Mubasher Bukhari LAHORE, Pakistan, Dec 7 (Reuters) - A Pakistani court has charged four men with the murder of a woman social media star, including her br... 2016-12-07 06:27 2KB

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Dutch PostNL rejects new offer from Belgium's Bpost

AMSTERDAM, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Dutch postal company PostNL rejected a raised 2.54 billion euro ($2.7 billion) takeover offer from Belgium's Bpost on Wednesday,... 2016-12-07 05:47 2KB

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OPEC deal will go ahead even if only Russia commits - Nigeria oil min

By Maha El Dahan and Stanley Carvalho ABU DHABI, Dec 7 (Reuters) - OPEC's deal to cut oil production will go ahead even if Russia becomes the only non-OPEC c... 2016-12-07 05:40 2KB

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Fidel Castro laid to rest in private ceremony in east Cuba

SANTIAGO, Cuba (AP) -- A wooden box containing Fidel Castro's ashes was placed by his brother and successor on Sunday into the side of a granite boulder th 2016-12-07 03:04 5KB

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JGBs mixed as superlong zone droops ahead of 30-year sale

TOKYO, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Benchmark Japanese government bonds firmed slightly on Wednesday, though superlong JGBs weakened as investors positioned for the nex... 2016-12-07 02:35 3KB

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Two senior New Zealand ministers throw weight behind English for PM

By Charlotte Greenfield WELLINGTON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Two senior New Zealand ministers threw their support behind Finance Minister Bill English on Wednesday,... 2016-12-07 01:50 3KB

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Shell to sign initial Iran oil and gas development deals - Iran

DUBAI, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell will sign initial agreements on Wednesday to develop Iranian oil and gas fields, an Iranian official said, the fir... 2016-12-07 07:48 2KB

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High School girls’ basketball roundup 12.6: Central’s Mahaley Holit 7 away from a milestone

Central Cabarrus girls basketball star Mahaley Holit needs seven points to hit a big milestone. Also get Tuesday’s Big 5 performers, the elevator, game recaps and more 2016-12-07 00:45 4KB

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Union County man sentenced to life for wife's shooting death

A Union County man has been sentenced to life in prison for shooting his wife to death. 2016-12-07 06:48 1KB

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AACTA Awards 2016: Isla Fisher takes swipe at Donald Trump during acceptance speech

Australian actress Isla Fisher has taken a swipe at the U. S President elect, Donald Trump, during her AACTA Trailblazer acceptance speech on Wednesday night. 2016-12-07 07:59 2KB

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India holds interest rates steady despite cash chaos

India's central bank left interest rates unchanged at 6.25 percent Wednesday, defying expectations of a cut following the government's shock move to withdraw... 2016-12-07 06:50 4KB

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Donald Trump, Angela Merkel, Supreme Court: Your Wednesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day. 2016-12-07 06:48 6KB

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Slovak Republic - Factors To Watch on Dec 7

BRATISLAVA, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Slovak financial markets on Wednesday. ALL TIMES GMT... 2016-12-07 04:24 2KB

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NHL Hockey Box Scores

NEWARK, N. J... 2016-12-07 07:04 4KB

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AACTA Awards 2016: Rose Byrne presents before rushing off to perform in Speed-the-Plow

Rose Byrne presented the first trophy of the night at the AACTA Awards in Sydney on Wednesday, before rushing off to perform on-stage in the Sydney Theatre Company's play. 2016-12-07 09:06 2KB

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Fans share their favourite Sfiso Ncwane memories

The death of award-winning gospel icon Sfiso Ncwane shocked the nation on Monday and saw a flood of social media tributes to the late star. 2016-12-07 08:00 2KB

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PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Dec 7

Dec 7 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their ac... 2016-12-07 07:46 2KB

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Space Oddity? Dr David Bowie is treating former astronaut Buzz Aldrin How Theresa May is trying to trap her opponents over Brexit

Ground control to major coincidence. 2016-12-07 17:25 4KB

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Mel Gibson wins the AACTA for Best Direction 14 years after his last Australian film award as Hacksaw Ridge takes home NINE trophies

Mel Gibson received AACTA for Best Direction on Wednesday, 14 years after his last Australian film award as his latest film Hacksaw Ridge took home nine trophies. 2016-12-07 05:48 3KB

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Hundreds bid Bon Voyage to Royal Navy's HMS Illustrious as it is towed away

The 22,000-tonne ship, affectionately known as ‘Lusty’, was formally decommissioned in August 2014 - and she has now left Portsmouth for a Turkish shipyard after 32 years of service. 2016-12-07 09:10 6KB

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ISIS recruiter Hamdi Alqudsi and Moutia Elzahed's Sydney home reveals 'jihad' documents

Police searched the Sydney home of convicted terrorist Hamdi Alqudsi in September 2014 but have only just released the video as his wife claims she was assaulted during the search. 2016-12-07 09:05 5KB

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Canada's Dollarama reports better-than-expected profit

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Canadian dollar store operator Dollarama Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday as people spent more in its stor... 2016-12-07 09:00 1KB

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Zinedine Zidane out to extend Real Madrid's 33-game unbeaten run against Dortmund

Zinedine Zidane takes charge of his 50th game as Real Madrid manager at Dortmund in Champions League on Wednesday night, looking to extend a run of 33-games without defeat. 2016-12-07 09:00 5KB

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Male partners responsible for deaths of most UK women killed by men - charities

By Lin Taylor LONDON, Dec 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nearly two thirds of the British women killed by men over a seven-year period were murdered by cur... 2016-12-07 08:57 3KB

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Iheanacho ready to prove himself able deputy for banned Aguero

Kelechi Iheanacho is ready for the challenge of replacing Sergio Aguero as the prolific Manchester City striker takes an enforced break. Aguero, who has scor... 2016-12-07 08:53 3KB

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Lucas Perez can be Arsenal's Spanish Jamie Vardy… he finally announced himself in style by winning their Champions League group

The treble against Basle secured an unlikely top-of-the-group-table finish and was the first meaningful mark made in north London by the little-known Spaniard brought in from Deportivo La Coruna. 2016-12-07 08:49 4KB

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South Africa's Steinhoff to double stores in eastern Europe in 5 years

By TJ Strydom JOHANNESBURG, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Steinhoff plans to double its clothing stores in eastern Europe to 2,000 in the next five years, its chief exec... 2016-12-07 08:12 2KB

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Number of cancer patients waiting longer than two months for life-saving treatment has DOUBLED in five years

Patients are meant to be seen within 62 days for treatment but the government’s target of treating 85% cancer patients within two months has been missed every quarter for three years. 2016-12-07 08:06 5KB

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Can Trump cut off funds for sanctuary cities? The Constitution says yes.

Several cities and public universities have vowed to resist President-elect Donald Trump ’s plan to deport undocumented criminals by doubling down on sanctuary policies. In response, Trump has pledged to curtail federal funding for sanctuary providers. Activists, predictably, are crying foul, and some... 2016-12-07 08:00 7KB

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Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish gives Alan Pardew vote of confidence after 3-0 Southampton win and says the manager's job is 'totally safe'

Steve Parish added that the man he appointed was a 'positive force' at the Premier League club. The side's 3-0 home win over Southampton helped them stay three points clear of the relegation zone. 2016-12-07 07:54 2KB

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Pep Guardiola’s next generation: The dream team of Manchester City youngsters as Patrick Roberts and Kelechi Iheanacho make their mark

After Pep Guardiola rang the changes for Manchester City's final Champions League group stage game against Celtic, Sportsmail look at a dream team of academy youngsters. 2016-12-07 07:51 5KB

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Southampton can go deep in Europa League, insists Virgil van Dijk as defender urges team to go for the win against Hapoel Be'er Sheva

Defender Virgil van Dijk believes Southampton have the ability to go on a long run in the Europa league if they can come out on top when they host Hapoel Be'er Sheva. 2016-12-07 07:32 2KB

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Arsenal superstar Alexis Sanchez is only the 15th best-paid player in the Premier League

It's not about the money, insisted Arsene Wenger last week. Sometimes, though, it is. Alexis Sanchez is only the 15th best-paid player in the Premier League as it stands. 2016-12-07 07:24 1KB

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Hull striker Abel Hernandez set for hernia operation and faces three more weeks on the sidelines

Tigers boss manager Mike Phelan revealed that Hernandez, who has not played since picking up a groin injury last month, is set for an extended spell out and is set to go under the knife this week. 2016-12-07 05:43 1KB

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YouTube star PewDiePie threatens to CLOSE his channel

Felix Kjellberg, who posts videos under the name PewDiePie, has accused YouTube of being 'a toddler playing with knives' in his rant about losing subscribers. 2016-12-07 05:32 2KB

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British benefit cash is being used to fund ISIS terror warns Lord Carlile

Lord Carlile, the former independent reviewer of terror legislation, issued the warning the day two men from Birmingham were convicted of funding terrorism. 2016-12-07 05:16 2KB

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Premature naming of execs in drugs taints judges, courts–SC justice

President Rodrigo Duterte’s public disclosure of names of officials suspected of being involved in illegal drug activities has achieved nothing except tarnish their reputations, according to a Supreme Court associate justice. 2016-12-07 00:00 2KB

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Katie Holmes reveals she regularly played Beyonce on set of directorial debut All We Had

Holmes, 37, appeared on the show on Tuesday. All We Had is set during the worldwide financial crisis in 2008, where a single mother and her teenage daughter move to a small Midwestern town. 2016-12-07 04:22 2KB

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Dillian Whyte v Dereck Chisora fight date, TV channel, time, boxing tickets info and records

Dillian Whyte will defend his British heavyweight title against Dereck Chisora on Saturday. You will be able to read Sportsmail's report but before then, here is all you need to know. 2016-12-07 04:14 2KB

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Carillion sees slowdown in pace of new orders post-Brexit

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Carillion Plc, a British building support services company, said the pace of new order intake had slowed in the second half of the year, pa... 2016-12-07 04:06 2KB

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I have to keep myself on rise, says Anthony Joshua ahead of Eric Molina fight

Anthony Joshua has no doubt that as 2016-12-07 03:23 3KB

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Jaime King is angelic in white midi dress as she attends Dior Lady pop-up in LA

The 37-year-old model was a wonder in white as she attended a Dior Lady Art Pop-Up Boutique opening event on Tuesday night. 2016-12-07 03:21 2KB

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West Virginia recycling grants go to 28 agencies, others

West Virginia environmental officials say they awarded $1.8 million to 28 municipal agencies, nonprofits and private industries to boost recycling. 2016-12-07 03:19 1KB

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NSW police arrest 40 people on drug related charges after Subsonic music festival

The Subsonic music festival has wrapped up after three days of electronic music and quirky space-themed costumes held at Riverwood Downs, on the NSW mid north coast. 2016-12-07 01:56 2KB

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Man shot in back on West Side

A man was shot in the back Tuesday night in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. 2016-12-07 00:53 755Bytes

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Jewell Jones makes history as youngest state rep

Through social media calls to action, the 21-year-old from Inkster hopes to inspire Michigan youth. 2016-12-07 00:49 9KB

Forthright Stars coach tells management his players are just not good enough

Giovanni Solinas is a frustrated man at Free State Stars‚ where the coach says he has instructed his management that he does not believe the current squad is good enough to survive relegation. 2016-12-07 09:49 3KB

Give a Hawk a bad name

Pretoria High Court Judge Elias Matojane's remarks that Lieutenant-General Berning Ntlemeza was dishonest and biasedhave come back to haunt the Hawks boss. 2016-12-07 09:35 2KB

'Jakkals made me do it'

One of the four men accused of murdering, raping and robbing 16-year-old Franziska Blöchliger in Tokai forest has pointed the finger at one of his co-accused - a man nicknamed Jakkals. 2016-12-07 09:30 2KB

‘Block believed anyone close to Zuma was untouchable’

The 15-year sentence given to African National Congress (ANC) heavyweight John Block for fraud and money laundering has been welcomed. 2016-12-07 09:28 3KB

Trump defends his comments on Boeing, sees markets going up -NBC interview

WASHINGTON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Donald Trump said companies should welcome his actions because they will prosper under his administration, the U. S. President-e... 2016-12-07 09:11 1KB

Eric Lafforgue photographs North Korea while staying in country's equivalent of Airbnb

Stunning pictures taken by Eric Lafforgue show his visit to a guest house in the fishing village of Jung Pyong Ri in North Korea's North Hamgyong province. 2016-12-07 09:11 5KB

Photographs of Native Americans taken in 1900s go on sale for £300,000

Wisconsin-born Edward Curtis spent time with more than 80 native tribes across America, taking thousands of pictures for his groundbreaking ‘The North American Indian’ project. 2016-12-07 09:10 3KB

Dutch to stop subsidising renewables in long-term climate strategy

AMSTERDAM, Dec 7 (Reuters) - The Netherlands will gradually phase out subsidises for renewable energy and shift its climate change strategy to areas such as... 2016-12-07 09:10 2KB

Is there an age limit on having SEX? Pensioner's intimate issues are often ignored by doctors as they are 'too old'

One man in his eighties even reported being refused Viagra for his erectile dysfunction on the grounds of cost, researchers from the University of Manchester discovered. 2016-12-07 09:10 1KB

Former Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro wins Woman of the Year in Women in Football Awards

Dr Eva Carniero, the former Chelsea doctor, has been named Woman of the Year in the Women in Football Awards. The 43-year-old won it for her 'courage and professionalism' this year. 2016-12-07 09:09 1KB

Stephen Port victims' families to sue police over a 'series of blunders'

The Met repeatedly said the similar deaths in Barking over 15 months were all not suspicious before serial killer Port was arrested last year. 2016-12-07 09:09 4KB

Cisco CEO: If we could repatriate, we’d do a combination of dividends, buybacks, M&A

Chuck Robbins says if all goes as planned, it would ultimately create jobs for Cisco. 2016-12-07 09:09 1KB

Alice Clarke from Montreal overcomes anorexia to become a doctor

Alice Clarke, 18, from Montreal in Quebec, Canada, dropped to 60lbs (4st 4lb) after developing the life-threatening illness four years ago. 2016-12-07 09:08 4KB

Miracle for Molly: Family's pet beagle survives unscathed after spending TWO DAYS trapped in the rubble of a building which collapsed onto her

When a 100-year-old apartment building collapsed during renovations in Sioux Falls, South Dakota all hope was lost for the family's pet dog, which had been last seen padding around inside. 2016-12-07 09:07 2KB

Energy minister’s advisers reveal why nuclear should be dumped

A report on SA's future energy plan explains that by removing policy adjustments and keeping the plan at a least cost level, the need for nuclear energy falls away. 2016-12-07 09:07 5KB

Danny Dyer asks royals to welcome him into family on Celebrity Juice Christmas special

He recently discovered that he has connections with royalty as a descendant of Edward III. And Danny seemed keen to make the most of his regal roots as he placed his bid to be a king. 2016-12-07 09:07 3KB

Met stages female composer's opera 'L'Amour de Loin'

NEW YORK (AP) — Spanning five brief acts, 2016-12-07 09:07 3KB

'This Is Us' star Milo Ventimiglia does push-ups with Ellen on his back

Milo Ventimiglia does push-ups with Ellen on his back during his appearance on her show. 2016-12-07 09:04 1KB

Labour's Corbyn visits Czech Jewish death camp on European tour

“It is an obligation for all of us to work together to build a world of respect, tolerance and peace,” the Labour leader stated before his sojourn to the death camp. 2016-12-07 09:04 2KB

DEA warns that fentanyl epidemic is a 'crisis of historic proportions' as it is revealed that 44 people a DAY die from opioid abuse

New statistics show that opioids are the largest drug threat to the United States - and 44 people die daily from opioid abuse. The emergency of fentanyl has significantly increased the risk of overdose. 2016-12-07 09:04 3KB

Kellyanne Conway: There's 'no excuse' for Trump not to get things done

President-elect Donald Trump's senior advisor, Kellyanne Conway, talks the transition, Boeing, and her future with the administration. 2016-12-07 09:04 1KB

Meet CNNMoney's Paul La Monica

He writes daily about the markets, economy and technology and also appears in the daily Buzz video segment. He also tweets throughout the... 2016-12-07 09:03 1KB

Pensioner appears in court charged with causing the death of a three-year-old girl by dangerous driving

Poppy Clarke, three, pictured, died after being hit by a car while crossing a road in Birmingham, on June 6. John Place, 72, has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving. 2016-12-07 09:03 1KB

Besiktas rage at Scottish referee Craig Thomson for awarding controversial penalty against Dynamo Kiev

Beskitas players had to be restrained by manager Senol Gunes from attacking Scottish referee Craig Thomson after his Champions League refereeing disaster. 2016-12-07 09:03 3KB

Courts, Not the People, Are Choosing Leaders

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Incredible moment night turns to day for a couple of seconds as dazzling meteor if filmed shooting through the sky over Russia

After lighting up the sky above the Republic of Khakassia, Russia, the night plunged back into darkness and 30 seconds later witnesses reported a loud bang which triggered car alarms. 2016-12-07 09:02 2KB

Cousins enter pleas in 1973 shotgun slayings of 2 girls

Larry Don Patterson and his cousin William Lloyd Harbour pleaded no contest to the murders of 12-year-old Valerie Janice Lane and Doris Karen Derryberry, 13, in California in 1973. 2016-12-07 09:01 3KB

Man says Long Island cop kept him from seeing dying mom

EAST MEADOW, N. Y. (AP) — A Long Island man says a Nassau County police officer beat and restrained him over a parking dispute that prevented him from seeing ... 2016-12-07 09:01 1KB

Danniella Westbrook grimaces as she gets Botox around her eyes in Liverpool

The 43-year-old looked calm as she received injections at the Lip Couture salon, even filming herself and snapping selfies during the procedure. 2016-12-07 09:01 3KB

I'm A Celebrity's Sam Quek sent secret messages to her boyfriend during the show

They're cut off from the outside world during their time on I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! desperately hoping they'll win a letter or phone call from home. 2016-12-07 09:00 2KB

'A victory for common sense': Group of parents who were prosecuted for taking their children out of school during term-time are CLEARED

The five accused, from three Swindon families, were taken to court in Salisbury (pictured) for failing to ensure regular attendance - despite the children having exemplary attendance records. 2016-12-07 09:00 5KB

January trial set for man charged in 2 Mason City slayings

A January trial has been scheduled for a man accused of killing two people and trying to kill another in Mason City. 2016-12-07 09:00 1KB

Archaeology sheds light on Mongolia’s uncertain nomadic future

As a herding lifestyle practiced for millennia is threatened by contemporary climate change, archaeology offers a long-term perspective 2016-12-07 09:00 7KB

What do people in Germany think of the burqa ban?

We want to hear from people in the country, including supporters of Islam, about the proposed partial ban on the burqa and the niqab in Germany 2016-12-07 09:00 2KB

In Greece's tobacco culture, passive smoke a serious problem

Nearly two-thirds of Greeks are inhaling someone else's tobacco smoke on a daily basis, making Greece the worst nation in the European Union in exposing its people to the health risks of passive smoking. 2016-12-07 09:00 1KB

25% of Brits have never been on a plane or visited a European capital

A fifth of Brits (20 per cent) say they have never visited a beach in their life, 25 per cent have never visited a European capital city and 41 per cent say they've never tried foreign food. 2016-12-07 09:00 3KB

West Ham's David Gold retweets photo of Will The Inbetweeners after being tricked

West Ham chairman David Gold, 80, has been tricked into retweeting a photograph featuring the character Will McKenzie from the E4 comedy Inbetweeners by one of the club's fans. 2016-12-07 09:00 2KB

SNAPS: Da L. E. S's daughter gets an actual spa day with her friends

Sjoe. Da L. E. S's daughter has got to be one of the luckiest little girls around. 2016-12-07 09:00 877Bytes

What is nonprofit journalism, and is it the answer to media's woes?

To some, a nonprofit business model for news outlets is a hopeful answer for an industry that's been largely upended by the internet. But it's a much more complicated solution than they may know. 2016-12-07 09:00 6KB

Texas congressman makes blunt pitch for Trump cabinet

U. S. Rep. Mike McCaul, a contender to become Homeland Security Secretary in the new Trump administration, has gone on the offensive as he’s comes under increasing scrutiny from the hard right about his conservative credentials. The Texas Republican proposes to put Mexico on... 2016-12-07 09:00 2KB

Home resale price gains heat up amid typically slow season

Christmas came early for the local real-estate community with news that housing resale prices edged upward in November, defying the usual trend for... 2016-12-07 09:00 2KB

Reuters People News Summary

Following is a summary of current people news briefs. Cosby's testimony can be used against him at criminal trial: judge Comedian Bill Cosby has lost a bid t... 2016-12-07 08:59 2KB

Six Flags attempts to break own mistletoe kissing record

Six Flags Over Georgia is attempting to break its own Guinness World Record for Most People Kissing Under Mistletoe. 2016-12-07 08:59 1KB

Chloe Ferry defends 'violent' behaviour towards Marty McKenna on Geordie Shore

Taking to her Snapchat on Tuesday, the reality star, 22, said she had been made to 'question' herself due to Marty's antics - leading her to 'apologize for the kick-offs'. 2016-12-07 08:59 2KB

Shots fired during robbery at Portage Park store

Police are searching for robbers who exchanged gunfire with a store employee during a robbery Tuesday night in the Portage Park neighborhood. 2016-12-07 08:59 1KB

Bristol teenager told she may NEVER recover from 'mystery illness'

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Vicky Archer, 15, fell seriously ill following a family holiday to Menorca in August but her recent MRI scan has left doctors no closer to finding a cure. 2016-12-07 08:59 5KB

Deputy again shows lack of faith in Muthambi‚ as SABC inquiry resumes

Deputy Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams appeared to take a swipe at her superior on Wednesday ahead of the resumption of the ad hoc committee on the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board inquiry on Wednesday. 2016-12-07 08:59 4KB

Netflix finally adds preview videos to help you decide what to watch

The new video previews launch globally this week to all Netflix subscribers and will be rolled out to all compatible devices in the coming months. 2016-12-07 08:58 2KB

Cops: 2 teenage boys shot, wounded in Syracuse neighborhood

Police say two teenagers are recovering from gunshot wounds suffered when someone opened fire in a Syracuse neighborhood. 2016-12-07 08:58 1KB

Lehigh Tunnel closures to slow traffic on Northeastern pike

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is warning motorists to expect delays at the Lehigh Tunnel on the Northeast Extension in Carbon County. 2016-12-07 08:57 1KB

'Dog thief' is forced to stand in a pit of EXCREMENT as punishment in China

Locals from a village in Guilin, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, caught a man in the act of attempting a theft according to local media in China. 2016-12-07 08:56 2KB

U. S. rig count increased more than 6 percent

With oil prices recovering from yearly lows, oilfield services company Baker Hughes said there was an increase in U. S. exploration and production activity. 2016-12-07 08:56 3KB

Caterpillar CEO: We need policy reform; no CEO wants to give up on jobs

Bringing jobs back to the U. S. is good, but companies will need policy reform, Caterpillar's Doug Oberhelman tells CNBC. 2016-12-07 08:55 1KB

Robin McBryde to lead Wales' coaching team on Pacific Islands tour in summer

Robin McBryde will lead Wales' coaching team on next summer's tour to the Pacific Islands. With Wales interim head coach Rob Howley involved on the 2017 Brit... 2016-12-07 08:54 3KB

Ohio man's controversial 'Zombie Nativity' vandalized

A suburban Cincinnati man says someone vandalized the "Zombie Nativity" scene he puts up annually, beheading the 2016-12-07 08:53 789Bytes

Early movers: WEN, LUV, LOW, UNH, MMM, MU, K, MA & more

Some of the names on the move ahead of the open. 2016-12-07 08:52 4KB

POLL-Canadian stocks to gain in 2017, but risks multiply

By Alastair Sharp TORONTO, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Financial strategists expect Canada's main stock index to rise more slowly in 2017 but to reach an all-time high... 2016-12-07 08:51 3KB

Croatia public sector unions reject govt offer on wage hike

By Igor Ilic ZAGREB, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Public sector trade unions on Wednesday rejected a wage bill increase proposed by the Croatian government and invited... 2016-12-07 08:51 2KB

ZF seeks $1 billion from Body Control Systems sale

STUTTGART, Dec 7 (Reuters) - German auto supplier ZF has launched the sale of its Body Control Systems division, Chief Executive Stefan Sommer said, seeking... 2016-12-07 08:51 1KB

Not much of a secret! Pizza Hut reveals new hidden menu item is a Christmas chocolate orange milkshake (but it's VERY similar to McDonald's festive offering)

To order the secret menu item, customers have to whisper the right code words to their waiter. The pizza chain also has 25 goodie boxes full of props and vouchers to give out today at five branches. 2016-12-07 08:51 2KB

4 hurt in multi-vehicle crash at Thruway exit near Rochester

State police say a tow truck driver and three other people have been injured in a multi-vehicle crash at a Thruway exit in western New York. 2016-12-07 08:50 1KB

Pope insists opening on civilly divorced has church backing

Pope Francis is insisting that his opening to letting civilly remarried Catholics receive Communion has the backing of the majority of the world's bishops. 2016-12-07 08:50 1KB

Britain champions female refugees abroad only to fail them here

Despite saying it wants to protect women from sexual violence in conflict, the UK fails to provide safe, legal routes to sanctuary and handles asylum insensitively 2016-12-07 08:48 5KB

UMass Law School earns national accreditation

University of Massachusetts School of Law officials say the state’s first public law school has reached a major milestone with full accreditation by the American Bar Association. 2016-12-07 08:48 1KB

Cristiano Ronaldo perfectly flips bottle in new skills video to reignite rivalry with Dwyane Wade

Wade originally challenged the Real Madrid star to battle of skills earlier this year after scoring a basket blindfolded in a video for Pokerstars. 2016-12-07 08:48 2KB

Cobb DA seeks death penalty in rape, murder, house fire case

The Cobb County District Attorney is asking for the death penalty in a case of a stepfather accused of raping and killing a 14-year-old and burning the house to hide his crime. 2016-12-07 08:47 1KB

Jonny Bairstow: I get goosebumps being reminded of my memorable year but I am in no way the finished article as a cricketer

England find themselves two down against India and Sportsmail columnist Jonny Bairstow says he is desperate to level the series with India and end his memorable year on a high. 2016-12-07 08:46 6KB

Western Michigan University class to pitch a plan for old paper mill

The students were tasked with coming up for solutions to reclaim the paper mill site near downtown Watervliet. 2016-12-07 08:45 2KB

Dogs and babies among Helen Mirren's acting inspirations

NEW YORK (AP) — Helen Mirren's acting inspirations involve fur and diapers. The Oscar-winning actress says she hopes to capture the magic of dogs and babies... 2016-12-07 08:45 1KB

Founders Brewing taps back into tax break for ongoing expansion

As Founders Brewing Company fills out a southwest Grand Rapids city block with new production, packaging, offices and wastewater facilities, it is asking the city to grant it another tax break. 2016-12-07 08:45 2KB

Pregnant dancer is blasted to death with a shotgun at an Indian wedding

A 25-year-old pregnant woman was shot dead while on stage (pictured) when she refused to dance with a drunken stranger during a wedding in Punjab, India. 2016-12-07 08:44 3KB

Norwegian Air Shuttle negotiating with Pease

The Pease Development Authority in New Hampshire is negotiating with Norwegian Air Shuttle to bring the international carrier to the Portsmouth International Airport at Pease. 2016-12-07 08:43 1KB

United's Mkhitaryan determined to hold on to starting spot

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan understands that competition for places kept him out of manager Jose Mourinho's plans but i... 2016-12-07 08:41 2KB

Misbehaving cricketers face being sent off for 1st time

MUMBAI, India (AP) — Cricketers will be at risk of being sent off for the first time after the game's lawmakers proposed giving umpires powers to punish unru... 2016-12-07 08:41 1KB

Missouri peach grower sues Monsanto over herbicide use

Missouri’s biggest peach producer is suing Monsanto Co. over illegal herbicide users suspected of causing widespread crop damage in Missouri and neighboring states. 2016-12-07 08:41 1KB

Louis Tomlinson pops into his local KFC to CHICK out the food

It's hard to say whether he's a breast or thigh man - but One Direction icon Louis Tomlinson had the pick of all the birds when he was pictured in a branch of KFC. 2016-12-07 08:41 2KB

Collapsed drainage pipe causing 2 Asheville homes to sink

Officials say a collapsed drainage pipe is to blame for two Asheville homes that are slowly sinking into the ground. 2016-12-07 08:40 1KB

6 Florida deputies open fire on suspected cocaine dealers

Six Hillsborough County deputies opened fire on two suspected cocaine dealers after one pulled a gun on an undercover officer trying to purchase two ounces of the drug. 2016-12-07 08:40 1KB

The story behind this crystal-covered monkey

It may be called "Monkey Business," but Studio Job's eye-catching creation is no joke. 2016-12-07 08:40 929Bytes

Honeywell picks Atlanta for software hub, division HQ

Honeywell says its pick of a mid-rise office building in Midtown Atlanta for a new software hub and the headquarters of its home and building technologies business. 2016-12-07 08:39 1KB

Missouri man accused of trying to grab officer's gun

A southeast Missouri man is accused of trying to grab the gun of a police officer who responded to a reported domestic disturbance involving the suspect. 2016-12-07 08:38 1KB

Shin Bet says terror cell responsible for West Bank shootings arrested

Three minors are suspected of carrying out four shooting attacks against the Ofra settlement. 2016-12-07 08:38 2KB

Our hairstyles play a significant role in our lives

Our hairstyles play a significant role in our lives. Although, some people like to do experiments with their hair. There are different types of natural hairstyles with different colors, shapes, styling techniques and much more. It is important that your hairstyle fits the shape... 2016-12-07 08:35 3KB

How can you solve dog's behavior problems to change their aggression?

When you talk about having a pet socially like the dog many owners wants to train them on their own. Because the moment you adopt them in their very young age they will obey and follow you no matter what. Dogs have so many breeds but the most... 2016-12-07 08:35 3KB

Climate change could render Sudan 'uninhabitable'

After years of deforestation and drought as a result of climate change, Sudan's rich biodiversity is under threat and drought has hindered the fight against hunger. 2016-12-07 08:34 7KB

WATCH: Arctic Blast, Blizzard Slam Northern Plains

The blizzard caused dangerous driving conditions in North Dakota, where wind gusts reached up to 64 miles per hour and over one foot of snow fell in some parts of the state. ... 2016-12-07 08:32 684Bytes

WATCH: Donald Trump Claims Credit for 50K New US Jobs

ABC News' Jon Karl and political analyst Matthew Dowd weigh in on Trump's claiming of credit, which has not been verified by ABC News, for a $50 billion investment in the U. S. by Japanese telecom and internet company SoftBank. ... 2016-12-07 08:32 799Bytes

Electors sue to vote against popular vote to keep Trump out of office

Several members of the Electoral College across the country started a movement to keep Donald Trump out of office. Their plan is to rally so-called 2016-12-07 08:31 5KB

Kalamazoo County joins fight against disparity in infant mortality

Three times as many black infants die before their first birthday than white babies. 2016-12-07 08:30 4KB

3 points you should keep in mind before shortlisting properties

If you are planning to buy a property, you should be sure that your shortlisting process is foolproof so that you do not end up purchasing the wrong property. Make sure that you are looking for the properties of the right website We know that you have already... 2016-12-07 08:30 3KB

Kazakhstan detains suspected oil thieves linked to Islamists

ASTANA, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Kazakhstan's state security service has detained several people suspected of stealing oil and fuel from a refinery and being linked... 2016-12-07 08:29 2KB

A family challenges the official story of a killing in Duterte's drug war

By Clare Baldwin, Andrew R. C. Marshall and Damir Sagolj MANILA, Dec 7 (Reuters) - It's a Friday morning in late October, and Florjohn Cruz's body lies on a m... 2016-12-07 08:29 10KB

SA minors' passports to change from February 2017

SA passports for minors will finally have both parents details in it, come February 2017. 2016-12-07 08:27 4KB

South Shore Line train strikes vehicle in northwest Indiana

A South Shore Line train struck a vehicle Wednesday morning in Michigan City, Indiana. 2016-12-07 08:26 1KB

Buhle Mkhize: What if I put it to you that I'm a chocolate fudge cake?

Socialite Buhle Mkhize is in New York and has been sharing loads of sexy pictures. 2016-12-07 08:26 837Bytes

Planning to build a new independent house?

If you have this amazing thought in mind, you should think about citation building services and make sure that each and every thought that is added to the process is customized and will make you look and feel good once the building is constructed. At the same time... 2016-12-07 08:25 3KB

Target shooter to be charged after bullet hits Lowell-area home

A man accused of firing a shot that went through a Lowell-area home last month, injuring none, will face a misdemeanor charge. 2016-12-07 08:21 1KB

Everest-conquering Japan teen eyes explorers' 'Grand Slam'

Japanese teenager Marin Minamiya has already conquered Mount Everest and the highest peaks on six other continents, plus a journey to the South Pole. Now the... 2016-12-07 08:20 3KB

Why can randomly choosing a medical malpractice attorney be bad for you?

When we are talking about medical malpractice, we know that the situation is difficult because medical malpractice has been one of the most critical issues that are being faced by people in the United States today. It is less known fact that medical malpractice is the third leading... 2016-12-07 08:19 3KB

Disastrous 'white spot' prawn disease found at Australian farms

Potentially disastrous disease threatens to eradicate Australia's prawn supply entirely, just weeks before Christmas. White Spot Disease was detected at two prawn farms in Brisbane's south last week. 2016-12-07 08:13 2KB

A glimpse inside Detroit's 6 Mile Chedda Grove gang

A federal indictment of 11 alleged 6 Mile gang members offers a rare glimpse inside the word of gang life. 2016-12-07 08:13 870Bytes

'The only limitations are the beliefs we have'

Pioneering Swiss aviator Bertrand Piccard gives CNN's Supercharged show a unique insight into his solar-powered flights and his hopes for a clean energy future. 2016-12-07 08:12 7KB

NHL to move to new 67-story tower on Manhattan's west side

NEW YORK (AP) — The National Hockey League is moving its headquarters to a 67-story office tower under construction on Manhattan's west side. Developer Brook... 2016-12-07 08:10 1KB

Iran moves to change its currency unit back to the toman

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's official IRNA news agency says that President Hassan Rouhani's administration is proposing changing the name and denomination of t... 2016-12-07 08:10 1KB

Berlusconi agrees to 3-month delay for sale of AC Milan

MILAN (AP) — Silvio Berlusconi's holding company and a group of Chinese investors have agreed on a three-month delay to complete the sale of AC Milan. A join... 2016-12-07 08:09 1KB

Arrows find renewed sharpness

Lamontville Golden Arrows coach Clinton Larsen believes the club will see the best of midfielder Kagisho Dikgacoi in the second half of the season once the technical staff had time to work on his fitness. 2016-12-07 08:09 2KB

Two men plead guilty to murder of war veteran who was stabbed 13 times and left to die on his 90th birthday - in a botched burglary at his home

Two men have pleaded guilty to stabbing Victoria World War II veteran Ken Handford to death before leaving him to die on what would have been his 90th birthday. 2016-12-07 08:07 2KB

Angel Di Maria booed at every touch by furious PSG fans and rated just 3/10 by L'Equipe… what has happened to the former Manchester United man?

ADAM SHERGOLD: Amid reports that the PSG hierarchy are concerned about Angel Di Maria's 'detached' attitude towards his work, he has now been booed by his own supporters. 2016-12-07 08:07 4KB

Singer, 34, makes a full recovery after suffering a horrific reaction to 90% of her body from antibiotics

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Sandy Duperval, 34, from Toronto, Canada, developed toxic epidermal necrolysis that left her fighting for her life in hospital. 2016-12-07 08:05 3KB

Carrick, Valencia and Darmian among those to miss United's Ukraine trip

Michael Carrick, Antonio Valencia and Matteo Darmian have been left out of Manchester United's trip to Zorya Luhansk, while the omission of Memphis Depay and... 2016-12-07 08:05 2KB

Denny Solomona registered in Sale Sharks' European Champions Cup squad

Record-breaking winger Denny Solomona's controversial switch of rugby codes moved a step closer on Wednesday when he was registered by Sale for the European... 2016-12-07 08:04 3KB

Inside the head of... Anita Rani

Bradford-born Anita Rani has presented ‘Countryfile’ and ‘Watchdog’, and appeared in ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ in 2015, reaching the semi-final. 2016-12-07 08:04 4KB

Justin Rose hoping to put back problem behind him in time for Hong Kong defence

Justin Rose says he is 2016-12-07 08:04 2KB

Faf could miss Sri Lanka Test

Faf du Plessis' appeal against his ball-tampering conviction has been set for December 19 , which means he could miss the first Test against Sri Lanka. 2016-12-07 08:04 2KB

French regulator cites Brexit uncertainty for delay to second power link with UK

PARIS, Dec 7 (Reuters) - French energy markets regulator CRE is withholding approval for a planned second power link between France and Britain to assess the... 2016-12-07 08:03 2KB

Prosecutors consider Bloody Sunday charges after detectives submit report

Detectives investigating former soldiers who were involved in the Bloody Sunday shootings have sent a report to prosecutors. A murder probe into the deaths o... 2016-12-07 08:03 2KB

BBC's Liz Bonnin learns ancestors traded SLAVES on Who Do You Think You Are?

Television presenter Liz Bonnin, 44, unearths surprising truths about her family and travels to her to the Caribbean islands of Martinique and Trinidad for Who Do You Think You Are? 2016-12-07 08:03 5KB

Where is the world's most 'godless' city?

Norwich has the highest proportion of residents describing themselves as having no religion, while Berlin has been called the ‘atheist capital of Europe’. But what about the rest of the world? And is such an assessment meaningful? 2016-12-07 08:03 10KB

Police minister defends Phahlane's R10m house

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has rejected suggestions that acting police commissioner General Khomotso Phahlane resorted to illegal means to afford an R8m house. 2016-12-07 08:03 2KB

US Health in Evolution – How Israeli Entrepreneurs Can Help

Levi Shapiro 2016-12-07 08:03 5KB

Heartbreaking images show 'Rohingya toddler tortured with a stun gun by laughing Burmese soldier' as Burma continues crackdown on the country's Muslim minority

A heartbreaking video shows the child screaming in pain as the cruel torturer uses a stun gun to repeatedly hurt him. 2016-12-07 08:03 4KB

This could be your last chance to make big money in the Trump rally, PNC's top strategist says

PNC strategist Bill Stone cites a stronger dollar and the potential for global growth to slow down for his below-consensus forecast. 2016-12-07 08:03 2KB

why is it so expensive?

Military gear, special shielding and its own defence systems - Air Force One is two of a kind. 2016-12-07 14:10 4KB

Yankees In Hot Pursuit Of Chapman, Have Contingency Plans, Too

The Yankees may not be the Yankees of recent vintage when it comes to consistently breaking the bank for free agents, but they still act with purpose when intrigued. Aroldis Chapman has their attention, and then some. 2016-12-07 08:02 2KB

Cop who leaked recording of Django Unchained actress being arrested is fined $500 after he was found in breach of ethics

Sergeant James Parker had been facing a $10,000 penalty for the leaking of the audio of actress Daniele Watts in September 2014 in LA but was given a much reduced fine. 2016-12-07 08:02 4KB

Rebecca Solnit's Hope in the Dark sells out after Trump victory

Feminist activist’s manifesto for ‘an alternative to the certainty of both optimists and pessimists’, originally published in 2004, sees huge rise in sales 2016-12-07 08:02 3KB

New Report: U. S. students falling behind in math literacy

A new test paints a poor picture for U. S. High School students, in regards to math literacy. The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), showed that U. S. math test scores plummeted once again. Out of 73 participating countries, the U. S. now ranks 40th. 2016-12-07 08:01 3KB

Their last hours of joy before heading to battle: Evocative pictures from new book show US Navy sailors enjoying shore leave ahead of deployment in the Second World War

Photos from the book Shore Leave show the final hours of US Navy sailors in their final hours before being deployed in the Second World War. They spent time relaxing and dancing in Hawaii. 2016-12-07 08:01 3KB

Jeonbuk eye one more dizzying high in rollercoaster 2016

By Peter Rutherford SEOUL, Dec 7 (Reuters) - From the despair of losing the Korean league title on the final day of the season to the joy of being crowned As... 2016-12-07 08:00 2KB

Tottenham supporter admits he will miss Champions League match with CSKA Moscow for fear of Russian violence after Euro 2016

The Tottenham fan, who did not want to be named, says he will avoid the match because of his 'terrifying' experience in Marseille, where English and Russian fans clashed in the Stade Velodrome. 2016-12-07 08:00 2KB

This creepy new exercise claims to strengthen your face

There are always weird new exercise trends popping up, but the Pao might be the strangest yet. It’s a device that claims to strengthen facial muscles and reduce wrinkles and sagging. 2016-12-07 08:00 3KB

China's commodity trading crackdown has long-term consequences: Russell

By Clyde Russell LAUNCESTON, Australia, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Is there a longer-term cost to be paid by China for its ongoing efforts to curb what the authoritie... 2016-12-07 08:00 5KB

Western Australia mother Tamara Thompson starved her three-month-old baby Destiny to death then wrapped her body up and left it to rot in a cooler bag

A West Australian mother, Tamara Thompson, who starved her three-month-old daughter Destiny to death then allowed her body to decompose in a cooler bag has pleaded guilty to manslaughter. 2016-12-07 08:00 2KB

One Michigan college president brings in nearly $1 million in compensation

Hillsdale College President Larry Arnn earned $990,313 in compensation 2016-12-07 08:00 3KB

An Obamacare ‘Delay’ Plan Could Backfire

Republicans may try to “repeal and delay” Obamacare. But controlling the timing of the program’s demise could be tricky. 2016-12-07 08:00 8KB

WATCH: Blues-loving cockatoo is a star

Casper the cockatoo from Zimbabwe may be 20 years old - but he loves nothing better than a good old boogey to the blues. 2016-12-07 08:00 1KB

'They slaughtered a baby on our watch!' activist says of Marrero shooting

Ashonta Wyatt has attended a lot of vigils.  "I've done so many I've lost count," she said on the phone Monday evening. To hear Wyatt tell it, she's the go-to choice to speak when people are standing in a circle... 2016-12-07 08:00 4KB

'The laws must be followed': City issues warning to L. A. school districts considering digital billboards

The Los Angeles city attorney has told local school district officials that installing commercial billboards on school property would violate city law. 2016-12-07 08:00 6KB

Trader makes a bold bullish play on gold

One trader makes a bullish play on gold with high prospects of a December rate hike. 2016-12-07 08:00 2KB

Plunge in mortgage applications stalls, down just 0.7 percent

The bleeding in the mortgage business appears to have slowed, following a sharp rise in mortgage rates postelection. 2016-12-07 08:00 2KB

Kristin Victoria Barron's dream-like designs

At Design Miami, Kriest Studio founder Kristin Victoria Barron reveals how dreams inspired her latest designs. 2016-12-07 07:59 1KB

Chelsee Healey admits it's a struggle playing Goldie McQueen in Hollyoaks

She plays the feisty, misunderstood 'rough' member of the McQueen family. But Chelsee revealed that acting the part isn't the hardest part of her new role, but donning the hair and make-up. 2016-12-07 07:59 2KB

Katie Holmes doesn't believe a 'Dawson's Creek' reunion will happen

Katie Holmes has admitted in a new interview that she doesn't see a "Dawson's Creek" reunion happening. 2016-12-07 07:58 1KB

Crewe player's mother expressed concern about sleeping arrangements on away trips in 1989

Carole Dyer says she sent a letter to boss Dario Gradi after hearing that a coach was booking too few hotel rooms so one of the boys would have to share a room with him. 2016-12-07 07:58 2KB

Bill to get Stein to cover all recount costs could be unconstitutional

A bill that could force Jill Stein to cover all the costs of recounting Michigan votes for president in the Nov. 8 election is "clearly" unconstitutional, says Mark Brewer, a lawyer who is past chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party. 2016-12-07 07:58 5KB

Timothy Fosu-Mensah takes Zlatan Ibrahimovic's autobiography to read on Manchester United's flight to face Zorya Luhansk in Ukraine

While a number of senior players have been left at home, both Ibrahimovic and Fosu-Mensah have travelled, with the latter holding a copy of the striker's book as he headed to the plane. 2016-12-07 07:58 3KB

Felicity Jones promotes Rogue One: A Star Wars Story in Tokyo

As she hit Tokyo on Wednesday, the British actress chose a quirky striped satin dress for a press conference in the Japanese capital. 2016-12-07 07:58 2KB

There's a new sheriff in town! Basketball legend Shaquille O'Neal sworn in as Clayton County's deputy

Residents in Clayton County, Georgia will think twice before disobeying the law with their new sheriff's deputy, former LA Lakers star Shaq O'Neal. 2016-12-07 07:57 1KB

Footage shows helicopter pilot manage to land chopper on moving ship

The footage was shot during the Ship Helicopter Operating Limits trials for the Danish Navy and Air Force with their new MH-60R helicopter on HDMS Vædderen in October this year. 2016-12-07 07:57 2KB

Israeli nursing student suspected of posing as doctor, treating 300 patients

The suspect, an employee of the Sheba Medical Center, was arrested Tuesday after allegedly treating hundreds of ER patients. 2016-12-07 07:57 2KB

Will Trump herald a US economic boom?

His policies have risks, but deregulation, tax cuts and infrastructure spending will boost business confidence 2016-12-07 07:57 5KB

How Amazon's grocery service would really work: patent holds clues

The question is whether the company's 'just walk out' technology can be economically viable 2016-12-07 07:57 6KB

Frail pensioner, 69, is left with two swollen black eyes and a suspected broken nose after he was brutally beaten unconscious on a shocking street attack

Geoff Richardson, 69, pictured, was left lying on the road covered in blood after he walked to his local pub in Blackburn, Lancashire after being attacked by a group of youths. 2016-12-07 07:55 4KB

Man shoots rottweiler after it attacks 3-year-old

3-year-old Marco was attacked by the family rottweiler at home yesterday. Francois Slabbert, Marco's dad told News24 the dog had never shown aggression before and grew up with his son. 2016-12-07 07:55 1KB

Theresa May’s clever holding position has caught remainers off guard

By agreeing to a Brexit concession that potential Tory rebels expected would be much harder to secure, the PM has edged closer to the moral high ground 2016-12-07 07:55 4KB

Retired bus driver left his wife of 39 years a rose from her favourite bush before hanging himself in the mistaken belief he had cancer

Patricia Lister had gone to offer her husband Donald, 78, a cup of tea when she discovered him hanging near their shed at their home in Goole, East Yorkshire, Hull Coroner's (pictured) has heard. 2016-12-07 07:54 4KB

Alison King 'spotted on the set of Coronation Street' amid reports soap bosses are trying to persuade her to reprise her role as Carla Connor eight months after she quit

The actress, who played Carla Connor, has reportedly been spotted on set amid reports the soap's boss Kate Oates is working hard to persuade her to return. 2016-12-07 07:54 4KB

Former U. S. Atty. Debra Wong Yang is reportedly under consideration to lead the SEC

Los Angeles lawyer Debra Wong Yang, the former top federal prosecutor for the region, reportedly is being considered by President-elect Donald Trump to chair the Securities and Exchange Commission. 2016-12-07 07:54 5KB

Whale breaches just metres away from stunned jet-skiers in Queensland

The incredible moment that a whale breached not once, but twice - merely a few metres away from jet-skiers off Queensland coast - leaving them fearing they would be capsized. 2016-12-07 07:53 2KB

Sister of man who funded Brussels bomb suspect cleared of terror charge

Soumaya Boufassil is found not guilty of engaging in conduct in preparation for acts of terrorism 2016-12-07 07:53 1KB

Court to review UK marine's conviction for Taliban murder

A court will review a British Royal Marine's murder conviction for killing a wounded Taliban fighter in Afghanistan. Sgt. Alexander Blackman was convicted of murder by a military court in... 2016-12-07 07:53 727Bytes

Emily Ratajkowski trumps Kate Upton at Vince Camuto Holiday Dance Party in LA

The 25-year-old London-born beauty was dressed to impress at the fashion bash as she opted to go braless beneath a perilously plunging black shirt 2016-12-07 07:52 1KB

Dense fog advisory for Charlotte area until 10 a.m.

There is a dense fog advisory for counties in the Charlotte regionWednesday. 2016-12-07 07:51 916Bytes

China crackdown relies on ‘torture, detentions’

Reuters HONG KONG (Reuters) — The corruption crackdown ordered by Chinese President Xi Jinping is reliant on a secret system of detentions and torture beyond the reach of the formal Chinese criminal justice system, a U. S.-based human rights group said in a report... 2016-12-07 07:51 860Bytes

Paula Lawes puts pooches on vegan diet of fruit and vegetables

Café worker Paula Lawes, 41, from Gosport, Hants, has put her dogs on a vegan diet. They live exclusively on fruit and vegetables - but she claims they have never been healthier. 2016-12-07 07:50 4KB

Passers-by attack armed thieves attempting to steal motorbike in London

The drama unfolded when thieves were seen pulling up in Soho Square yesterday afternoon and using an angle grinder to cut through the metal lock on the bike. 2016-12-07 07:50 3KB

Iraq forces push deep inside Mosul, face fierce resistance

Iraqi forces battled jihadists deep inside Mosul Wednesday, edging closer to the River Tigris that divides the city and looking for a breakthrough in the sev... 2016-12-07 07:50 4KB

US aircraft carrier readies for ISIS fight

On August 8, 2014, jets carried out the first American airstrikes against ISIS. 2016-12-07 07:50 5KB

Formula E gets fan boost from explorer Bertrand Piccard

Swiss aviator and environmentalist says Formula E is showing electric cars can be "sexy. " 2016-12-07 07:49 3KB

Fatal crash closes I-70 ramp to I-270

A fatal collision on the ramp from eastbound Interstate 70 to southbound Interstate 270 will close the ramp for an extended period of time. 2016-12-07 07:49 1KB

Search On For Suspect In Attack On Muslim MTA Worker

Police released a sketch of the suspect who they say assaulted and taunted the MTA employee as she headed to work on Monday at Grand Central Terminal. 2016-12-07 07:48 3KB

No Birthday Blues for Chelsea captain John Terry as he celebrates turning 36

Wednesday morning saw his wife Toni and his two children Georgie and Summer ensure that the Chelsea captain’s day was one to remember as he was presented with cake, cards and presents in bed. 2016-12-07 07:48 2KB

Now Trump's U. S. Business Interests Could Pose Conflict Challenge for Incoming Appointees

President Elect Donald Trump’s choice for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development – retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson -- will now oversee one of the largest federally-subsidized affordable housing projects in the country – and it is part owned by his new boss. The development is called Starrett... 2016-12-07 07:47 6KB

NATO, EU make show of unity amid uncertainty posed by Trump

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO and the European Union made a public show of unity Tuesday in the face of criticism from Donald Trump, hailing their deepening cooperation as the U. S. president-elect insists European allies start pulling their own military weight. ... 2016-12-07 07:47 862Bytes

UN: gains against Libya terrorism real but not irreversible

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The fight against terrorism has produced results in Libya but those gains are not irreversible, the U. N.'s special envoy to the North African nation said Tuesday. ... 2016-12-07 07:47 730Bytes

Lebanese women protest against rape law

BEIRUT (AP) — A dozen Lebanese women, dressed as brides in white wedding dresses stained with fake blood and bandages, gathered Tuesday outside government buildings in Lebanon's capital to protest a law that allows a rapist to get away with…... 2016-12-07 07:47 766Bytes

Hungary leaves anti-corruption group that criticized it

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Hungarian government says it is pulling out of an international initiative to promote transparency and fight corruption because of the group's unfair criticism of the country. ... 2016-12-07 07:47 725Bytes

Brexit case sees starkly different views of UK constitution

LONDON (AP) — U. K. Supreme Court judges were presented with starkly contrasting views of Britain's largely unwritten constitution Tuesday, as they considered whether government or Parliament has the power to lead the country out of the European Union. ... 2016-12-07 07:47 861Bytes

Spokesman: Coalition accidentally bombed Yemen hospital

CAIRO (AP) — An internal investigation committee said on Tuesday that the Saudi-led military coalition accidentally bombed a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Yemen, which killed 19 people and forced the international group to pull out from northern Yemen. ... 2016-12-07 07:47 876Bytes

500 migrants drowned at sea. No one investigated: Reuters Report

(Reuters) - At around 2 a.m. on Saturday, April 9, a large blue fishing boat carrying hundreds of African migrants and their children capsized just off the coast of Egypt. ... 2016-12-07 07:47 716Bytes

El Salvador to investigate death threats against justices

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador's chief prosecutor says he is opening an investigation into a complaint that governing party activists have made death threats against Supreme Court justices. ... 2016-12-07 07:47 737Bytes

Is this the best biscuit recipe EVER? The VERY simple bake that’s driving the web wild (and it only has six ingredients)

A recipe for tiny jam-filled biscuits have had 264,000 pins on Pinterest, making them the most popular biscuit recipe on the visual bookmarking website. The author has now shared the recipe with Femail. 2016-12-07 07:46 1KB

Niesr finds Brexit could slash 150,000 EU citizens from net immigration to Britain

Official statistics last week (pictured) revealed immigration to Britain is still running at record-breaking levels, fuelled by surging numbers of people arriving from eastern Europe. 2016-12-07 07:46 3KB

Multi-car accident slows I-20 WB morning traffic

A multi-car accident is slowing traffic on westbound Interstate 20, before Wesley Chapel. 2016-12-07 07:46 839Bytes

Ukraine PM says Odessa fertiliser plant sale has failed

KIEV, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Ukraine's Prime Minister blamed the State Property Fund for the failure of a second attempt to sell a state-owned fertiliser plant in... 2016-12-07 07:45 1KB

Your 17.4MILLION votes aren't enough: Gina Miller's star QC Lord Pannick claims huge public backing alone is not enough to trigger Brexit

Gina Miller's star QC Lord Pannick, pictured, also dismissed the Prime Minister's showdown Westminster vote tonight saying nothing would be altered 'by a motion' 2016-12-07 07:45 1KB

Samsung Galaxy Note 7s may have exploded because of design flaw

Engineers at Palo Alto-based technology company Instrumental were not satisfied with Samsung's explanation for the flaming phones, so decided to find one and take it apart to examine it. 2016-12-07 07:45 4KB

DiCaprio, former Kremlin aide competing for ivory documentary Oscar

By Astrid Wendlandt PARIS, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Hollywood heartthrob and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio is competing for another Oscar against an unli... 2016-12-07 07:44 3KB

WATCH: Tears as 3-year-old Everlate Chauke laid to rest

Family, friends, and residents of the Setshwetla informal settlement in Alexandra have said farewell to three-year-old Everlate Chauke, who drowned in the Jukskei River during flooding last month. 2016-12-07 07:44 2KB

One of the world's largest gas fields gets stimulus package

An estimated $1 billion in assistance will help Azerbaijan develop its flagship Shah Deniz complex in the Caspian Sea, the Asian Development Bank said. 2016-12-07 07:43 2KB

Ewan McGregor returns to toilet he famously crawled out of in original Trainspotting

He famously crawled into - and then out of - a very dirty toilet as mischievous Mark Renton in the original Danny Boyle-directed Trainspotting movie 20 years ago. 2016-12-07 07:43 5KB

Incredible photos of British immigrants from the Caribbean, Asia and Europe

New black and white photos show the many faces of the groups that arrived to fill Britain's labour market after WWII from all over the world - from the Caribbean to India to Somalia. 2016-12-07 07:42 1KB

A life on the Hill: The journey of Sala Udin

The journey of Sala Udin mirrors the experience of many African American Pittsburghers. 2016-12-07 14:09 12KB

Safari leader Sigurd Halvorsen dies from elephant attack in Malawi

Norwegian Sigurd Halvorsen was taking a group of four tourists and two other guides around the Majete Game Reserve in Malawi when the enraged animal rammed into them. 2016-12-07 07:41 1KB

HBO's 'The Leftovers' will return for final season in the spring

HBO show "The Leftovers" will return for Season 3 in April 2017. 2016-12-07 07:40 1KB

DOJ approves filing of case vs group in P3.8-B license plate deal

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has approved the filing of case against officials of the consortium that won the P3.8-billion license plate contract of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) in the previous administration. 2016-12-07 00:00 4KB

Birmingham scaffolder who killed a man becomes boxer after getting licensed in Malta

James MacDonald was handed a five and a half year sentence for a fatal attack on a father outside a pub near in Birmingham in 2010. 2016-12-07 07:39 2KB

Older mothers are TWICE as likely to reach a ripe old age

Women who had their last child after the age of 33 had more chance of living to an old age compared to women whose last birth was at 29, Columbia University researchers found. 2016-12-07 07:38 3KB

Reese Witherspoon rocks houndstooth frock to Beverly Hills meeting

Reese Witherspoon looked ready to take charge as she attended a business meeting in Beverly Hills on Tuesday. 2016-12-07 07:38 2KB

U-M Board to consider $11.4 million in upgrades for U-M Health System

Improvements up for approval include upgrading imaging technology to improve patient safety to replacing a Department of Radiology magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner. 2016-12-07 07:38 3KB

Sienna Miller flashes skin as Zoe Saldana slips into knitted number at Live By Night

The 34-year-old Layer Cake beauty wowed in a chic striped gown with a small cut out while the Star Trek actress, 38, showed more skin than her co-star 2016-12-07 07:37 3KB

MD fatal crash involving multiple vehicles, tractor trailer reported

FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. (WUSA9) -- An investigation is underway after a fatal crash Wednesday morning on I-70 at I-270 in Frederick County, Maryland State police said. 2016-12-07 07:37 1KB

Star Wars fan plucks out Imperial March tune using a coffee stirrer

The footage, which appears to have been filmed in an office in Russia, shows and office worker complete a perfect rendition of the Imperial March using just a coffee stirrer. 2016-12-07 07:37 1KB

Couple donates entire wedding registry to Bert's Big Adventure

Kristin Klingshirn and her fiancé Bart Mattingly have donated their entire registry to Bert’s Big Adventure, the non profit that gives chronic and terminally ill children and their families a magical five day all expenses paid trip to Disney World each year. 2016-12-07 07:36 1KB

Why Elie Wiesel never moved to Israel

Friends seek answers as Limmud FSU opens Wiesel Memorial Exhibition at Hebrew University. 2016-12-07 07:36 7KB

Girl too scared to play in garden after finding frozen bird stuck in feeder

Lisa Dunn and daughter Jessica, from Midhurst, Sussex, headed out to their garden with extra birdseed when the eight-year-old ran ahead and found the frozen bird. 2016-12-07 07:34 4KB

Alternative shopping: Don’t settle for Old Spice

To avoid the crazy Christmas shopping crowds, here are some ideas for alternative, fun places to find the perfect gift for the lovers of local in your life. 2016-12-07 07:34 6KB

Lincoln schoolboy admits he's addicted to spice at age THIRTEEN

Jamie Poulton, 13, from Lincoln, smokes Spice on a daily basis until he passes out after turning to the drug to deal with mental health problems. But he says his habit has spiralled out of control. 2016-12-07 07:33 3KB

EMBARGOED-U. N. rights watchdog calls on Sri Lanka to investigate torture

GENEVA, Dec 7 (Reuters) - A U. N. rights watchdog called on Sri Lanka on Wednesday to investigate documented allegations of torture and rape of detainees by s... 2016-12-07 07:32 2KB

Ole Scheeren and Dean & DeLuca give fast food a makeover

Ole Scheeren tells journalist Max Fraser all about Stage, his fast-food concept café with Dean & DeLuca. 2016-12-07 07:32 960Bytes

Sony Takes Rights to Stephen Chow’s ‘Journey to the West’

Sony has picked up North American and multi-territory rights to hugely anticipated Chinese movie “Journey to the West: Demon Chapter.” The film is a rare collaboration between action co… 2016-12-07 07:32 2KB

Giddy Holly Willoughby becomes incredibly broody as she spends the day in a maternity ward

Holly Willoughby was overcome with broodiness as she spent the day in the maternity ward at St Thomas's hospital for This Morning on Wednesday. 2016-12-07 07:30 3KB

There goes the neighborhood? Canada frets over Trump's trade agenda

Canada seems a likely target of Trump’s protectionism on account of Nafta, but the government has sounded a willingness to renegotiate 2016-12-07 07:30 8KB

After Jammeh defeat, Gambia's jubilant exiles hope to head home

By Edward McAllister and Emma Farge DAKAR/BANJUL Dec 6 (Reuters) - Fatty Ousman watched all night as the results of Gambia's presidential election last week... 2016-12-07 07:30 3KB

Booty on display! Lexi shows it off at Mzansi Sexiest

If you're going to be attending the Mzansi Sexiest event, then best you make sure you get out your best. 2016-12-07 07:29 822Bytes

High Point Regional program pairs science and medicine with faith and hope

HIGH POINT, N. C. -- Mike Jones is not a doctor, but at the Hayworth Cancer Center at High Point Regional, he helps a lot of patients. His job is to connect people who’ve been on the cancer journey for a while... 2016-12-07 07:26 1KB

Mohamed Ben Attia on ‘Hedi’ A Metaphor for Post-Revolution Tunisia

Coming into Dubai’s Muhr feature competition boasting kudos for best first feature and best actor from the Berlinale, “Hedi” is an engrossing, realist drama about an inhibited young man whose… 2016-12-07 07:26 4KB

Migrants in Greece Drop Off Grid

European immigration officials say thousands of people who registered at Greek camps are unaccounted for, threatening more EU migrant tensions 2016-12-07 07:26 1KB

Polar ice the size of INDIA has vanished as the Arctic and Antarctic experience record heat

The amount of polar sea ice on December 4 was about 3.84 million square kilometers (1.48 million square miles) below the 1981-2010 average (pictured), climate scientists claim. 2016-12-07 07:26 4KB

Regional Morning Briefing: 15-year old found with gun, police honored and Flyers keep winning

Good Morning. Here are some of the top stories from around the region today. 2016-12-07 07:25 3KB

Egypt- Between International Stardom and Dignified Survival

Ruth Wasserman Lande 2016-12-07 07:25 9KB

Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian 'block Blac Chyna from trading on family name'

Months before she and fiancé Rob Kardashian welcomed the birth of their daughter Dream, Blac Chyna filed to trademark the name Angela Renee Kardashian. 2016-12-07 07:25 3KB

Jeric Teng signs with Mahindra

Mahindra continues to be the land of opportunity. Jeric Teng gets a new lease on life in his professional career, joining the Floodbuster in a one-season deal. Rain or Shine left the former 2016-12-07 00:00 1KB

5 things for Wednesday, December 7: Indonesia quake. Ohio abortion bill. Oakland fire.

1. Michael Slager trial A major earthquake jolted Indonesia this morning, killing at least 97 people... 2016-12-07 07:24 3KB

Friends of Jamie Murphy arrested over white powder in Bali raise money to pay for fees

Friends of Perth teen Jamie Murphy, 18, who was arrested over a white powder during Schoolies in Bali, are crowdfunding to pay for legal costs following his three-day stint in prison. 2016-12-07 07:23 2KB

Malta becomes first European country to ban 'gay cure' therapy

Under new law anyone found guilty of trying to change, repress or eliminate a person’s sexual orientation faces fine or jail 2016-12-07 07:22 3KB

Analysis: Settlement bill marks a revolutionary moment in Israeli history

If passed into law, the legislation would be the most significant event in the settlements movement since the 2005 withdrawal from Gaza and northern Samaria. 2016-12-07 07:22 3KB

Few Troops Clap As Obama Lies: “No Foreign Terror Attack On Our Homeland” While I Was Prez

Excerpted From The American Mirror: President Obama received tepid applause from troops in Tampa, Florida during his last national security speech as president. Obama made the eyebrow-raising declaration that, “We should take great pride in… 2016-12-07 14:08 1KB

CSKA Moscow boss Leonid Slutsky linked with Vitesse Arnhem

Slutsky, who has been linked with the Chelsea job in the past, has spent seven years in charge of CSKA Moscow and won the league title three times. 2016-12-07 07:20 2KB

Father films toddler crashing her way round Walmart with a full cart

A parent has filmed a video of his daughter attempting to help with the weekly food shop in Walmart. But the girl, thought to be no older than 18 months, crashes it repeatedly into different aisles. 2016-12-07 07:19 2KB

Ben Carson didn't live in public housing

A Twitter-feud ensued over legislators over Carson's history. 2016-12-07 07:19 2KB

Health Insurers List Demands if Affordable Care Act Is Killed

The nation's health insurers on Tuesday publicly outlined for the first time what the industry wants to stay in the state marketplaces. NYT reports. 2016-12-07 07:19 7KB

Off-White founder Virgil Abloh looks from fashion to design

At Design Miami, Virgil Abloh, Kanye West's creative director, debuted what he calls "a new vocabulary" for furniture design. 2016-12-07 07:18 1KB

Wednesday starts cold but it's not the week's 'big chill'

After a moping band of rain moved through the Triangle on Tuesday, Wednesday will be mostly dry ahead of a cold front that will bring sub-freezing temperatures. 2016-12-07 07:16 1KB

Dylan Voller fears reprisals if he gives royal commission evidence from prison – mother

Nineteen-year-old wants to speak about Don Dale in person rather than via video-link with guards watching over him, says Joanne Voller 2016-12-07 07:15 4KB

Pedestrian hit by car in southeast Charlotte in critical condition

A pedestrian remains in critical condition Wednesday after being struck by a car in southeast Charlotte Tuesday evening. 2016-12-07 07:13 1KB

Chelsea fan Emily Rogawski spotted at Everton vs Manchester United sends Twitter into meltdown

Emily Rogawski is from New York, but moved across to England to follow her passion for football. Never one to turn down a match, Rogawski snapped up a ticket for just £15 for the 4pm kick off. 2016-12-07 07:13 2KB

Police catch Scotland's TRANSPORT minister Humza Yousaf driving without insurance in humiliation for the SNP

Humza Yousaf, pictured with Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon in May, blamed the 'genuine mistake' on a misunderstanding following his recent break-up with his wife Gail, 27. 2016-12-07 07:11 2KB

State entities' debts push SA to the edge

The more than R450-billion the government has advanced as guarantees for ailing state-owned entities is the biggest credit-ratings risk South Africa faces, lifting the country's debt-to-GDP ratio by nearly 20%. 2016-12-07 07:11 4KB

Trump and the truth need closer relationship

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016 -- When a president speaks, it must be believable and correct if it is going to have any clout. Donald Trump's lies will weaken his presidency and our democracy. 2016-12-07 07:11 3KB

Relationship goals! Sfiso and Ayanda's strong love game

Sfiso and Ayanda Ncwane were known for serving up huge portions of relationship goals. On Instagram, the couple would often post marriage advice to their followers in the hopes of inspiring a better relationship. 2016-12-07 07:11 1KB

CSKA Moscow star Alan Dzagoev looks to heap misery on Tottenham

In the summer of 2012, after emerging from the European Championships as one of the hottest talents on the continent, Alan Dzagoev thought he was destined to end up at White Hart Lane. 2016-12-07 07:10 4KB

7 teens with special needs rescued from locked room of ‘deplorable’ Texas house

RICHMOND, Texas – Seven teens with special needs are recovering in the hospital after being rescued from the Texas home where they were forced to live together in a closet, authorities said. They were regularly locked in a closet with a deadbolt for so long that they... 2016-12-07 07:10 6KB

Dikadee’s Front Porch is really gone now

Though the restaurant is long gone the green-roofed building on East Independence will always be Dikadee’s Front Porch to me. Their menu reminded me of the old White Horse*offerings: stuffed baked potatoes, salads, sandwiches and quiches. But bulldozers are making a meal of... 2016-12-07 07:10 4KB

ANALYSIS: Where Are the Loyalists in the Trump Administration

As President-elect Donald Trump puts together his White House team and makes his cabinet picks, he’s tapped governors, business executives and retired military officers, but there’s one group largely absent from the President-elect’s appointments so far: long-time Trump loyalists. With the... 2016-12-07 07:09 3KB

Texas energy overseer drafts five-year plan

The newly-minted head of a Texas oil and gas commission said her focus over the next five years was to lower the economic burden for the industry. 2016-12-07 07:06 2KB

Police to provide update on case of missing 28-year-old Farmington Hills woman

The Farmington Hills Police Department is expected to provide an update on the case of missing 28-year-old Danielle Stislicki today. 2016-12-07 07:06 1KB

Libertadores spots up for grabs after Mexican withdrawal

By Daniela Desantis ASUNCION, Dec 7 (Reuters) - South America's smaller soccer nations will gain three extra berths in the 2017 Copa Libertadores after Mexic... 2016-12-07 07:05 3KB

Church helps Atlanta's working poor give Christmas to their children

Inside Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, Christmas Kindness is transforming the holiday for Atlanta’s working poor. 2016-12-07 07:04 1KB

Cook authentic Austrian with chef Eduard Frauneder

The New York City chef demonstrates his Wiener Schintzel recipe at Freud. 2016-12-07 07:03 1KB

Wildebeest nudges dying friend back to feet with its horns in South Africa

A wildebeest has shown the power of friendship after resurrecting his dying friend from the side of the road. In a video, filmed in South Africa, the animal is seen repeatedly trying to save his friend. 2016-12-07 07:03 2KB

6 sure-fire tips to increase sales by Dec. 31

Yes, Virginia, there is a small business Santa Claus — customers eager to spend money. 2016-12-07 07:03 3KB

J&J questions fairness of hip implant trial, $1 bln verdict

By Erica Teichert Dec 7 (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson will challenge the fairness of a trial that produced a verdict of $1 billion in damages against the com... 2016-12-07 07:03 4KB

Saying turtles threatened, groups sue SC over seawalls

Two environmental groups have followed through on their threat to sue South Carolina if it doesn’t protect sea turtles from hard plastic seawalls installed on beaches a few years ago. 2016-12-07 07:02 1KB

Eva Longoria keeps it casual in grey loungewear as she enjoys a spot of retail therapy

The actress, 41, rocked off-duty chic as she enjoyed a spot of low-key retail therapy in Beverly Hills on Tuesday. 2016-12-07 07:02 3KB

3 ex-college students plead guilty in dumpster fire in Maine

Three former Colby College students have pleaded guilty to criminal mischief in connection with a dumpster fire that occurred just hours before a commencement exercise. 2016-12-07 07:02 1KB

Former Israeli MK questioned over alleged sexual bribes during his tenure

Police have detained the former cabinet member and are questioning him, suspecting felonies of bribery, fraud and breach of trust. 2016-12-07 07:01 1KB

Cassius Winston the catalyst in improved Michigan State offense

Winston finished with nine assists for the second straight game 2016-12-07 07:01 4KB

Trillanes says ‘Dutertard trolls’ behind coup rumors linking him, Magdalo vs admin

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has pointed to the “Dutertard trolls” as the ones circulating rumors that he and the Magdalo group were allegedly plotting a coup against 2016-12-07 00:00 2KB

Police: Vandals set hundreds of cows loose at farm; 1 died

Police say a cow broke its neck and died last week after vandals let hundreds of cows out of their pens at a Maine farm. 2016-12-07 07:01 1KB

These ski resorts are Europe's best-kept secrets

From Switzerland to Italy to France and even Spain, these little-known ski resorts are the perfect spots to get some alone time on the piste 2016-12-07 07:00 12KB

How a network led by the billionaire Koch brothers is riding the Trump wave

The business brothers’ sprawling network, which spent $250m this election cycle, is emerging as a winner as the Trump administration takes shape 2016-12-07 07:00 5KB

The Jeff Fisher NFL All-Stars represent a level of mediocrity we can all aspire to

Andy Dalton, Matt Ryan, Ryan Tannehill are hardly great, but, like the Rams coach, they show up every day and are just competent enough to stay employed 2016-12-07 07:00 6KB

Jordan Morris is not the savior of US soccer – but he can decide the MLS Cup

His maiden MLS season has seen him finish as Seattle’s top scorer with 14 goals, and on Saturday he will play his in his first MLS Cup. Not bad for a rookie 2016-12-07 07:00 4KB

Mammoth US health bill aims to approve drugs faster, but concerns linger

As the 21st Century Cures Act heads to a Senate vote, critics argue it is part of a ‘deregulatory agenda’ that dilutes standards 2016-12-07 07:00 6KB

Repairs Underway After Massive Sinkhole Opens Up In Brooklyn

The FDNY says the street collapsed beneath a school bus around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday on 23rd Street between 5th and 6th avenues in Windsor Terrace. 2016-12-07 07:00 1KB

The debt limit monster is coming back, in time for Trump’s first 100 days

Budget and debt limit deadlines loom in the spring, complicating Donald Trump’s efforts to make big changes in government policy during his first hundred days. 2016-12-07 07:00 5KB

What It Was Like For A Muslim Reporter Covering Donald Trump In The 2016 Presidential Election

NPR's Asma Khalid reflects on a year covering politics at a moment when being Muslim was seen as political problem for some. 2016-12-07 07:00 16KB

PNC Bank building is becoming posh apartments and office space

The Peregrine 100 Building to set to open soon in downtown Kalamazoo. 2016-12-07 07:00 5KB

A top Danish chef plans to open a $600-per-diner pop-up in Mexico, and it’s already fully booked

On his travels through Mexico, chef Rene Redzepi recently tasted a large, white variety of butterfly larva that reminded him of a sunchoke caramelized for hours in the oven. 2016-12-07 07:00 7KB

The sergeant who went to jail for the California National Guard bonus scandal says others share the blame

The first hint of the scandal that has engulfed the California National Guard came more than eight years ago with a one-page memo that disclosed an internal investigation of a sergeant working at Mather Airport in Sacramento. 2016-12-07 07:00 13KB

Remember that billionaire bully who was trying to keep the public off Martins Beach? He's still at it.

In one corner, a Silicon Valley mogul and oceanfront property owner who doesn’t like sharing Martins Beach with us riffraff. 2016-12-07 07:00 9KB

Your Christmas tree may cost more this year

A Christmas tree shortage could have many Southern California shoppers feeling the holiday blues. 2016-12-07 07:00 7KB

Did the media help Trump win? Look at the numbers.

As the 2016 presidential campaign careened toward the November balloting, Donald Trump , who was down in the polls, tweeted that the “election is being rigged by the media, in a coordinated effort with the Clinton campaign.” 2016-12-07 07:00 7KB

Earth's spin is slowing at a rate of 1.8 milliseconds per century

The latest findings in Earth science are brought to you by ancient astronomers who observed the heavens as much as 2,700 years ago. 2016-12-07 07:00 9KB

Essential Politics: Talking Trump from coast to coast

The presidential race may be in the rearview mirror, but the political and policy implications in the Golden State are still on the horizon. 2016-12-07 07:00 5KB

Cozy grandpa cardigan

The long cardigan has always been a wardrobe staple. Check out this style blogger accessorizing with her oversized knit. 2016-12-07 07:00 1KB

Parents of teens spend just as much time with screens as their kids: study

Tear your bloodshot eyeballs from that iPad and take a good, hard look at yourselves, Mom and Dad. 2016-12-07 07:00 2KB

Overeating may be more ego than desire, especially with men: study

Put down the pie, gentlemen — researchers say you’re probably stuffing your face at holiday meals just to show off. 2016-12-07 07:00 2KB

Michael Cheika backed by Australia Rugby Union chief Bill Pulver despite defeat to England

The former New South Wales Waratahs coach signed a contract extension in May through until the 2019 World Cup in Japan, just months after his side made last year's final against the All Blacks. 2016-12-07 06:59 2KB

1MILLION people to attend Quinceañera after father posts invitation on Facebook

Rubi Ibarra García's quinceañera evite has more than one million RSVPs. The video of her father extending an invitation to the party captivated people on Twitter and Facebook. 2016-12-07 06:59 2KB

Abueva sizzles in return as Aces beat Batang Pier

Alaska welcomed back four of its key players and took down GlobalPort, 95-84, for its first win in the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup Wednesday at Mall of Asia Arena. Calvin Abueva chalked up a 2016-12-07 00:00 2KB

Pervert Alan Ralph caught peering up women's skirts while they are shopping in Walmart

Alan Ralph was charged with voyeurism after he was detained by police in Sarasota, Florida after several victims complained to officers that he had looked up their skirts in Walmart. 2016-12-07 06:58 2KB

REVEALED: Trump To Terminate Gay Fascism In Defense Of Persecuted Christians

Why should people tolerate gays when they have no tolerance for any person, religion, idea or belief opposed to their very queer ideas about sex and marriage? Excerpted From The Independent: Donald Trump has reportedly… 2016-12-07 13:03 2KB

Wrecked Douglas C-47 brought in from Siberian cold

Half-sunk in the marshy Siberian tundra lay the remains of a 70 year-old American-made aircraft. A recent salvage mission brought the plane to a new home. 2016-12-07 06:58 6KB

10 Principles Of Strong Organisational Governance

Strong corporate governance is important for a business and with these tips you will see what you need to do to ensure it works well for your business. Avoiding Initial Mistakes Every successful organisation needs an overarching mission and vision. This should be considered carefully before the first... 2016-12-07 06:58 3KB

Rikers Island correction officer accused of raping child

Cops busted a Rikers Island correction officer accused of repeatedly raping a young child, a police source said. 2016-12-07 06:57 1KB

Scalia replacement could move court rightward on criminal justice

The late conservative Justice Antonin Scalia was known for dissenting opinions on social issues like abortion rights and gay marriage, remarking that he liked "to tell the majority to take a walk. " 2016-12-07 06:56 6KB

War remnants cleared for German wind farm

The installation of the foundations for a wind farm in the Baltic Sea can begin now that the area is clear of the remnants of war, a German company said. 2016-12-07 06:56 2KB

Japan mercury-poisoning victims demand tests, 60 years later

Six decades after "Minamata disease" mercury poisoning was first discovered, victims and their advocates are demanding tests for food toxicity and illnesses be carried out to help identify patients. 2016-12-07 06:56 3KB

How planes get their names

To mark National Aviation Day on August 19, we look at how airlines choose the names for their planes 2016-12-07 06:55 4KB

Hospital chaplain loses same-sex wedding discrimination appeal

Jeremy Pemberton was appealing against ruling backing Church of England ban on gay clergy marrying their partners 2016-12-07 06:55 2KB

Israeli biotech firm successfully reverses human bone loss in early trial

The innovation could lead to the possibility of regrowing larger bones in the rest of the body. 2016-12-07 06:55 2KB

Rooftop yoga: A fresh way to see a new city

From L. A. to Paris, there's no shortage of pop-up yoga classes. But some are more spectacular than others. 2016-12-07 06:55 5KB

Utah will spend $138,000 to restore Butch Cassidy's childhood cabin which is now decaying

The log cabin that is believed to be where infamous outlaw Butch Cassidy grew up in Circleville, Utah, has recieved $138,000 to upgrade its site and restore the structure. 2016-12-07 06:55 3KB

Police: Motorist tried to run over ex as he put up lights

State police say holiday music was blaring from a western Pennsylvania woman’s car as she tore up the yard of her ex-boyfriend’s home, nearly running the man and his family over. 2016-12-07 06:54 1KB

Footage shows lorry driver run red light before killing mother and daughter on crossing

Neville Fletcher's HGV is seen approaching a pedestrian crossing outside an Iceland store in Hull just before he ran a red light and struck Zena Jackson, 43, and Cidalia Mendez-Jackson. 2016-12-07 06:52 4KB

YouTuber MamaGarciaVlog's videos of her breastfeeding FOUR-YEAR-OLD son cause a storm

Ana Garcia, 37, who lived in Coventry before moving to Spain, hopes to normalise the practice of breastfeeding children in public by posting videos of her nursing her four-and-a-half-year-old son. 2016-12-07 06:52 4KB

Here are Vodacom's uncapped fibre internet prices

Mobile network service provider, Vodacom has announced its fibre-to-the-home price plans, with line speeds of up to 100 megabits per second. 2016-12-07 06:52 2KB

Benefits cheat Kerry Hope caught after pictures of lesbian wedding spotted on Facebook

Kerry Hope, 40, from Nelson, near Burnley, received income support and housing benefit because she claimed she was living alone and had no other form of income. 2016-12-07 06:51 4KB

Record cash flowing into US markets

Thomas Lee, Fundstrat Global Advisors, shares his thoughts on why he is positive on the markets and what's likely driving investors back into stocks. Also Lee weighs in on why it's a good time to own bank stocks. 2016-12-07 06:51 759Bytes

Champion showjumper Ella Popely dies after car crash in West Sussex

Driver Ella Popely, 18, was killed when her Fiat crashed into an Audi while on her way to Burgess Hill Girls' School in West Sussex on Tuesday morning. 2016-12-07 06:49 2KB

Half of southern Italians at risk of poverty — RT Business

One in four Italians is at risk of poverty or social exclusion, a new report from national statistics agency Istat has found. According to the estimates, almost 17.5 million people in the country live in poverty. 2016-12-07 06:49 2KB

Ghana Elections 2016: Using tech to monitor MPs pledges

Ghana's youth population is exploding and the upcoming elections coupled with new faster, cheaper digital technology, provide a window of opportunity for change. 2016-12-07 06:49 6KB

Western NY mother guilty of manslaughter in baby's death

A western New York woman has been found guilty in the April 2015 death of her 1-year-old girl. 2016-12-07 06:48 1KB

3,000-year-old stolen mummy hand mistaken for sci-fi prop is returned to Egypt

The valuable item is among five smuggled artefacts, including painted wooden sarcophagi and a shroud that wrapped a mummy. They items were unveiled at a recent ceremony n Washington, D. C. 2016-12-07 06:48 3KB

Mikayla passes Grade 1 on 3rd try after snake bite

A 10-year-old girl bitten by a Mozambique spitting cobra almost five years ago has finally passed Grade 1, on her third attempt. 2016-12-07 06:48 1KB

Selection Advice for Healthiest Dog Food

This article is related to basic information and advice on selecting the Healthiest dog food for your best friend. We genuinely hope the following will be a great help for you to choose the right dog food for your dog. As a dog owner, you should always... 2016-12-07 06:48 3KB

Bitcoin predicted to rise 165% to $2,000 in 2017 driven by Trump’s ‘spending binge’ and dollar rally

The price of Bitcoin could hit more than $2,000 in 2017 driven by U. S. President-elect Donald Trump's economic policies, a report claims. 2016-12-07 06:48 4KB

How Prince William's thinning hairline makes him look almost a decade older

According to a top hair clinic, William's thinning thatch means he looks eight years older than he is. Surgeons at the Crown Clinic in Manchester found that wearing a beard also aged men. 2016-12-07 06:47 3KB

Many wrongs can make a right: Boy who lost his fingers gets letters of support

Since losing most of his right hand after a bullet exploded in his fingers, a 13-year-old Odendaalsrus schoolboy has received letters of support from people, which they have written using their non-dominant "wrong" hand. 2016-12-07 06:47 1KB

The woman documenting the "Humans of Damascus"

In Syria, a war is flattening eastern Aleppo. There are destroyed minarets, a burnt down 14th century souq, a number of perished neighborhoods and thousands of casualties. 2016-12-07 06:47 4KB

AT&T deal under scrutiny; Italian bank watch; Starbucks CEO faces investors

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day. 2016-12-07 06:47 3KB

Sitka hydroelectric plant down for repairs; city on diesel

The city of Sitka has been using diesel generators to fulfill resident’s increasing power demands as a hydroelectric plant remains shut down for repairs. 2016-12-07 06:47 1KB

Quo vadis, Europa? A conversation with Quentin Peel

Why are we voting for the worst characters of capitalism? If we lose the centre-ground, we risk repeating the mistakes of the 1930s, so how should we avoid the mistakes of the past? Interview Español Protests in London against Brexit. 28 June, 2016... 2016-12-07 06:47 910Bytes

Students, researchers to visit S. Illinois for solar eclipse

Students and researchers from Louisiana State University will travel to Southern Illinois University Carbondale for next year’s total solar eclipse. 2016-12-07 06:45 1KB

As Pistons and Reggie Jackson reacquaint, team's potential becomes clearer

Getting their starting point guard back will take some time, but Jackson got his first win since his return against the Chicago Bulls, and Ish Smith has excelled as backup. 2016-12-07 06:44 6KB

Roma's Kevin Strootman handed two-game ban after sparking brawl by spraying water and trying to con referee into sending off opponent

The 26-year-old scored the opening goal in the Rome derby but sparked a scuffle when he squirted water at Lazio substitute Danilo Cataldi, before hitting the deck dramitcally when Cataldi retaliated. 2016-12-07 06:43 2KB

Trump DC hotel attracting foreign envoys and controversy

The hotel has come under scrutiny by experts who worry that governments, special interest groups and others will book rooms and events to curry favor. 2016-12-07 06:43 4KB

Obama's UN envoy refers to Armenian genocide

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Has the Obama administration quietly recognized the World War I-era killing of Armenians as genocide? The term has long been taboo for U 2016-12-07 06:42 4KB

David Haye looking ripped in Miami gym as he prepares for training camp ahead of Tony Bellew fight

David Haye has begun his preparations for his highly-anticipated heavyweight showdown with Tony Bellew at London's O2 Arena next year. 2016-12-07 06:42 1KB

Man in beanie hits woman in face, grabs her purse, but she fights him off

The suspect was described as a black male standing approximately 6 feet tall and wearing a tan beanie hat, dark Carhartt style jacket, and black pants. 2016-12-07 06:42 1KB

Climate change battle heats up for Australian winemakers

With record-breaking hot weather tipped to become the new "normal" in Australian, the world's fourth-largest wine exporter by value, the government and grape-growers are trialling ways to mitigate against the challenges. A voiced AFPTV report Video provided by AFP 2016-12-07 06:41 1KB

Rauner to sign Exelon subsidy to spare 2 nuclear plants

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is set to sign legislation that provides billions of dollars in subsidies to Exelon Corp. so the power giant can keep unprofitable nuclear plants running in Clinton and the Quad Cities. 2016-12-07 06:41 1KB

Dubai Initiative Forges Ties Between Global Producers, Arab Investors

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A group of high-caliber American and British film executives have made the trek to the Dubai Film Market for the newly launched Dubai Investors Club where they w… 2016-12-07 06:41 3KB

Greek journalists on 24-hour strike to protest austerity

Greek journalists are striking to protest austerity measures, pulling all television and radio news broadcasts off the air a day before a nationwide general strike expected to shut down... 2016-12-07 06:41 1KB

The Best Movies of 2016

The film critics of The New York Times — Manohla Dargis, A. O. Scott and Stephen Holden — share their picks for the best movies of the year. 2016-12-07 06:40 20KB

Allmendinger organ from a century past finds new home in Ann Arbor

Based on its design, Detter believes the organ was manufactured in the 1880s, though the exact date is unknown. 2016-12-07 06:38 6KB

Norway likely winner from OPEC-Russia oil production cuts — RT Business

Western Europe’s biggest crude oil producer is likely to benefit from the deal between OPEC and Russia to cut output. Norway has refused to cut production and expects to see a surge in investment in its declining oil sector. 2016-12-07 06:38 2KB

Ashton Kutcher heads into town days after welcoming baby son with Mila Kunis

Wrapped up against the cool winter weather, the 38-year-old actor cut a slightly fatigued figure as he made his way along the street. 2016-12-07 06:38 2KB

Group eases foster care transition with a taste of home

A Sense of Home helps former foster children establish and furnish homes where they feel they belong after aging out of foster care 2016-12-07 06:37 5KB

Runners-up spot leaves PSG in dangerous waters

By Julien Pretot PARIS, Dec 7 (Reuters) - After faltering in the Champions League quarter-finals four times in a row, Paris St Germain could face the prospec... 2016-12-07 06:36 2KB

Tuesday's Sports in Brief

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Stanford researchers develop chips three atoms thick that could make flexible displays

Researchers at Stanford University claim they can make electronic devices that are not possible to with silicon, like transparent television, bendy phones or electronic displays on glass doors. 2016-12-07 06:35 3KB

Interview: Joseph Gordon-Levitt on playing Edward Snowden

Joseph Gordon-Levitt sighs wearily. It’s ten days after the American election and the star of Inception and The Dark Knight Rises is talking to me down the line from London, trying to figure out if the meaning of his new film about NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has... 2016-12-07 06:35 978Bytes

Malawi churches march against homosexuality, abortion

Malawian churches have reportedly held a march against alleged plans by government to legalise homosexuality and abortion in the country. 2016-12-07 06:34 2KB

Footbonaut: Hoffenheim leads football into the future

Along with Bundesliga rival Borussia Dortmund, Hoffenheim is leading the way in football innovation with the introduction of the "Footbonaut. " 2016-12-07 06:33 6KB

Prince William County students should bring bottled water to school

School officials are asking students in Prince William County, Virginia to bring bottled waters to school after a water main break north of route 29. 2016-12-07 06:33 1KB

Japan’s Shinya Tsukamoto on ‘Silence,’ Scorsese, His Own Film Creed

MARRAKECH, Morocco — 56-year old Japanese filmmaker Shinya Tsukamoto has directed several landmark films in the fantastic film genre, including the “Tetsuo” trilogy: “Bullet Ballet,” “A Snake… 2016-12-07 06:32 8KB

Father of murdered Lateesha Nolan gives heartbreaking interview as bones are found near Dubbo, New South Wales

Lateesha Nolan's father Mick Peet joined officers at a riverbank near Dubbo on Wednesday, where a thigh bone belonging to Ms Nolan- who was killed nearly 12 years ago - had already been found. 2016-12-07 06:31 2KB

Safari Doctors brings health care to rural Kenya

Safari Doctors provides free basic medical services to people in an area threatened by Islamist terror group Al-Shabaab. 2016-12-07 06:31 4KB

Indian tribe in northern Indiana to announce casino plans

An Indian tribe in northern Indiana that recently celebrated becoming the first tribe in the state to have land returned to it from the federal government is ready to announce its plans to build a casino in South Bend. 2016-12-07 06:30 1KB

Activists back Google's appeal against Canadian order to censor search results

Canadian supreme court decision to ban links of fake company worldwide could allow countries to regulate internet outside borders, civil liberty groups say 2016-12-07 06:30 5KB

SC prosecutors handling drug case after local solicitor sued

State prosecutors are now handling the case of a Myrtle Beach man shot by police during a drug raid last year because the man is suing local authorities. 2016-12-07 06:30 1KB

In Norway, teenager confesses to stabbing boy and teacher

Police in Norway say a teenager has confessed to stabbing both a student and a kindergarten teacher walking her dog. 2016-12-07 06:30 1KB

Middle school students get jarring lesson from 'Seatbelt Convincer'

"Some of the older kids act all tough," said Western High School Principal Judy Cox, "Then they ride it and they change their minds. " 2016-12-07 06:30 3KB

Senate GOP shies from fight over Medicare

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional Democrats are warning that Speaker Paul Ryan and President-elect Donald Trump are gunning for Medicare -- and they are rub 2016-12-07 06:30 5KB

Unusual facts every women should know about cellulite

Before you reach out for a bottle of cellulite cream, there are 10 facts about cellulites you’ve probably never heard of before that you have to know now before taking matters into your own hands. 2016-12-07 06:30 4KB

Cameraman seems distracted by model’s bust as she poses at Serbian TV event

The shameless man behind the lens was clearly transfixed by Serbian model Soraja Vucelic. 2016-12-07 06:29 1KB

Jewish cancer patient finds bone marrow donor after worldwide search, Kim Kardashian pitch

“This is what cloud 9 looks like … I’m so grateful to let you all know that a donor has been found.” 2016-12-07 06:29 2KB

Knorr-Bremse seals victory in Haldex takeover battle

FRANKFURT, Dec 7 (Reuters) - German car parts maker Knorr-Bremse sealed its victory in the battle for Sweden's Haldex by snaring 86.1 percent of the brake sy... 2016-12-07 06:29 2KB

Epileptic woman Georgina Adams reveals she was raped by her depraved FIANCE

Georgina Adams, 24, from Longton, revealed how Peter Cotterill preyed on her and urged other victims suffering in silence to call the police. 2016-12-07 06:28 4KB

Instagram's 10 most photographed cities revealed and New York and London top list

Each year photo-sharing app Instagram looks back at its data to pinpoint trends. It's compiled a list of the most Instagrammed cities in the world this year. The Big Apple got the top spot. 2016-12-07 06:28 2KB

Snickerdoodles: The ultimate comfort cookie

The perennial favorites are easy to create and can be made ahead 2016-12-07 06:28 3KB

Hailee Steinfeld fan taken away by ambulance after being shoved by security at LAX

A fan who tried to get an autograph from Hailee Steinfeld ended up being taken away from LAX by paramedics after being confronted by the star's security. 2016-12-07 06:27 2KB

Taraji P. Henson, Richard Gere and other stars to honor giving

A-list celebrities will celebrate people working to improve the lives of others through service at the 10th annual "CNN Heroes All-Star Tribute" Sunday. 2016-12-07 06:27 4KB

Earnings drop at Trafigura on weak commodities, asset writedowns

By Julia Payne and Dmitry Zhdannikov LONDON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Commodities trading company Trafigura reported a 13 percent drop in 2016 core earnings due to... 2016-12-07 06:27 3KB

UK weather will be warmer than Athens and Madrid today as temperatures hit 17C

The mild weather will see temperatures climb to 14C (57C) in London while they are set to hit 17C (63F) in Inverness - and Northern Ireland could have its warmest December day on record. 2016-12-07 06:27 2KB

Brazilian bride dies in helicopter crash on way to her wedding

Rosemere do Nascimento Silva's moment of bliss turned into a gut wrenching scenario. 2016-12-07 00:00 2KB

Will Apple's iPhone 8 have a CURVED screen?

Cupertino-based Apple is said to be introducing a curved OLED panel on its upcoming handset. Previous rumours also point towards wireless charging, a 3D camera and augmented reality. 2016-12-07 06:25 4KB

Russia's 1917 revolution gets a social media makeover

A Russian journalist has embarked on a huge social media project, which aims to relive the months and days in the run up to the country's bloody revolution of 1917. 2016-12-07 06:24 4KB

Spanish floods victim ‘had been LOCKED UP in basement’ which was used as a BROTHEL

Heavy rain battered the Costa del Sol over the weekend and the 26-year-old Romanian woman got trapped in the California Club in Marbella where she made a desperate call to the emergency services. 2016-12-07 06:24 3KB

Detroit Symphony planning 2017 Asian tour, 1st trek to China

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra plans its first concert in Japan in nearly two decades, and the ensemble’s inaugural trek to China. 2016-12-07 06:22 1KB

Lauren Adcock reveals attack by ex who burnt her with CIGARETTES in West Midlands

Lauren Adcock, 28, pictured, of Walsall, West Midlands, is using her ordeal - and showing her injuries - to urge others to leave their abusive partners. 2016-12-07 06:18 5KB

Mother's Snapchat rant at unbearably slow shopper will strike a chord with anyone

When Amanda Bell (pictured), from Michigan, US, found herself queuing behind a confused shopper, she decided to make a video about the all-too-familiar experience. 2016-12-07 06:18 2KB

From smart toothbrushes to cancer, Philips bets big on software

By Ben Hirschler LONDON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - These days the average researcher at Philips is more likely to be a software developer than an product engineer, r... 2016-12-07 06:14 3KB

Cops: NC Walmart greeter seeks receipt, gets stunned instead

Authorities in North Carolina have arrested a man they say used a stun gun on a Walmart greeter who asked to see his receipt. 2016-12-07 06:12 1KB

Catalyst to Produce Movie Version of Owen Sheers’ Hit Play ‘Pink Mist’

Catalyst Global Media, the London production company led by Charlotte Walls, is to make a movie based on poet and novelist Owen Sheers’ verse-drama “Pink Mist,” which explores the human cost of mod… 2016-12-07 06:11 3KB

6 organizational gifts to start the new year off right

Get organized this month to be productive next month. There is no better time to invest in these products to increase productivity then before the new year 2016-12-07 06:11 1KB

Militant solons oppose appointment of new AFP chief Año

Militant lawmakers on Wednesday asked President Rodrigo Duterte to reconsider the appointment of newly-installed Lieutenant General Eduardo Año as the chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, citing his supposed long records of human rights violations. 2016-12-07 00:00 2KB

Drilon: At least 9 senators oppose reimposition of death penalty

Senate President Pro Tempore Franklin Drilon said he has counted at least nine senators, including him, who are against the proposed reimposition of the death penalty in the country. “Nine or 2016-12-07 00:00 3KB

Driverless cars for travelers: More questions than answers

In a series of initiatives that took place so quickly many Americans didn’t notice it happening, autonomous vehicles have suddenly lurched from science fiction to reality. 2016-12-07 06:04 10KB

Footage shows man getting blackhead squeezed from neck that's been there for 20 YEARS

The clip, filmed in a jewelry workshop in Pattaya, Thailand, went viral after it was shared online and has since racked up more than a million views. 2016-12-07 06:02 1KB

Wilton Speight's getting healthier, looking to take more ownership as Michigan preps for bowl

Speight says he wants to get as much work with the team's younger receivers and backs as he can 2016-12-07 06:01 4KB

Govt seeks prison sentences for creators of dangerous hacking software — RT Russian politics

The Russian government has drafted a bill introducing prison sentences as punishment for those who create software used in targeting critical national infrastructure, even if they have no part in actual attacks. 2016-12-07 06:01 2KB

Theresa May calls on Gulf leaders to press on with economic reforms

PM stresses need to see through social change in speech at Bahrain summit but makes no mention of women’s rights 2016-12-07 06:00 5KB

Bloomberg View

Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news... 2016-12-07 14:10 1KB

Africa's crackdown on tax avoidance nets £204m to boost development

UN Development Programme chief Helen Clark applauds project designed to improve audit capacities and ensure multinationals observe local tax laws 2016-12-07 06:00 5KB

Gun Control Advocates Find a Deep-Pocketed Ally in Big Law

Offering free legal services to the gun control groups, law firms say they are hoping to match the resources, coordination and power of the gun lobby. 2016-12-07 06:00 10KB

Donors Rush to Inaugural Festivities as Congress Heads for the Exits

Donald J. Trump struggled at times to get donations for his presidential campaign, but he’s now on pace to break the record for inaugural fund-raising. 2016-12-07 06:00 4KB

House GOP eyes food stamp overhaul, possible requirements

WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans are laying the groundwork for a fresh effort to overhaul the nation's food stamp program during Donald Trump's preside 2016-12-07 06:00 5KB

Super Seven: Centennial senior class forms terrific trio

Eight members of the Centennial girls basketball team’s current senior class were already on their way to forming one of the storied program’s best-ever cores through their first two years of high school. ... 2016-12-07 06:00 6KB

Downtown’s California completes redesign for ‘modern island vibe’

An ambitious renovation of the California Hotel and Casino in downtown Las Vegas has been completed, giving new flair to its Hawaiian motif. In the hotel’s west tower, 435 guest rooms and 56 suites are being updated with new furniture, carpet and fixtures... 2016-12-07 06:00 2KB

Clash over CCSD reorganization fuels more drama on School Board

A Clark County School Board member suddenly banned from visiting schools. A letter of concern quietly sent to state education officials. A mysterious plan for the board to hire... 2016-12-07 06:00 5KB

Oregon standoff defendant files motion to dismiss indictment

Jason Patrick, one of seven Oregon standoff defendants awaiting trial in February, is urging the court to dismiss the pending indictment, arguing that... 2016-12-07 06:00 5KB

The most popular gifts of 2016

Save on this year's most popular gifts! From drones to jewelry, there's something for everyone on your list! 2016-12-07 06:00 1013Bytes

The basic button up

A classic button up shirt is a piece that you can get many uses out of. Find out how this blogger has rocked her green button up in more ways than one. 2016-12-07 06:00 1KB

Do you feel worthy of success

Success can be measured in many different ways. These tips will help you gain insight on how to achieve true success! 2016-12-07 06:00 10KB

Hero item of the day: Smartphone sanitizer and charger

Sometimes it takes one amazing find to make your life so much simpler. Every day, we'll be showcasing one product that does just that: our "hero" item. Today, our top pick is the 2016-12-07 06:00 1KB

Why Didn't I Learn This in School: Terrible Taxes

Benjamin Franklin famously said: “The only thing for certain is death … and taxes.” But what he didn’t tell us is how confusing those forms can be. 2016-12-07 06:00 2KB

5 things to watch: This week could be the one for DeAndre Levy

The Detroit Lions (8-4) close out the month by traveling to face NFC East heavyweights New York and Dallas, which makes handling their business Sunday against last-place Chicago (3-9) all the more important. 2016-12-07 05:59 3KB

Burbank construction company faces $80K in OSHA fines

A southwest suburban construction company is facing more than $80,000 in fines from OSHA. 2016-12-07 05:51 2KB

Captain's guidance has Wings' Mantha NHL-savvy

Henrik Zetterberg's influence has helped the 6-foot-4 forward make the transition to being everyday professional. 2016-12-07 05:50 4KB

2 convicted, 1 acquitted in soldier’s tragic Independence Day death in Jerusalem

The incident shook the nation with a moment of seemingly arbitrary tragedy at what is viewed as one of the high and unifying points of the year. 2016-12-07 05:50 2KB

Geordie Shore's Charlotte Crosby unveils her debut makeup range to rival Kylie Jenner's - but her cosmetics cost MORE than her idol's

The Geordie Shore star and beauty aficionado has teamed up with Easilocks to create what she is dubbing a 'luxurious, affordable and cruelty-free cosmetics range.' 2016-12-07 05:49 3KB

Transfer news LIVE: Arsenal, Chelsea, Man Utd and Liverpool updates as Middlesbrough look to fend off interest for Ben Gibson

With the busy festive period fast approaching, Premier League will be fully aware that the January transfer window opens in less than a month. Sportsmail provide you with all latest news. 2016-12-07 05:49 1KB

Boy who suffered brain injuries after hanging himself with scarf dies 3 years later

Cameron Lawley was taken to hospital after suffering brain damage in his Rhyl, North Wales, home in 2012. He had been playing with a scarf when the accident happened. 2016-12-07 05:49 2KB

Jessica Simpson shares shot of daughter Maxwell riding a pony

Since rising to fame, she has often expressed her pride in hailing from Texas. 2016-12-07 05:49 2KB

Sizzling Kady McDermott shows off her sensational physique in yet another bikini as she continues sun-soaked Australian getaway

The 20-year-old make-up artist, who met her beau on the ITV2 dating show, languished poolside as she slipped into a cobalt blue bikini 2016-12-07 05:49 1KB

Gose being given shot at redemption with Tigers

After being sent to Triple A Toledo and then demoted to Double A Erie, the center fielder is coming into spring with a clean slate. 2016-12-07 05:48 6KB

Man, 69, guilty of the rape and murder of two sisters and the manslaughter of their mother in 1974 to appeal his conviction

Garry Dubois, who was found guilty of killing Barbara McCulkin and her daughters after they disappeared from their Brisbane home in 1974, is reportedly appealing his conviction. 2016-12-07 05:47 2KB

Sony to release as many as six mobile phone games next year

TOKYO, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Sony Corp will release as many as six smartphone games in the financial year starting April in the hope of replicating with its own... 2016-12-07 05:47 2KB

VC’s agreement upholds UCT core values

The call for a motion of no confidence in UCT Vice-Chancellor Dr Max Price is based on a largely erroneous understanding of the agreement between the UCT executive and students, writes Dianna Yach. 2016-12-07 05:46 4KB

10 Unusual Cases of Lost & Found Engagement Rings

The Purely Diamonds team asked 10 journalists and 2016-12-07 05:46 3KB

Iranian fashion bloggers jailed for 'spreading Western-style culture of nudity'

The eight women and four men were also banned from working in the fashion industry and barred from going abroad after being sentenced in the Iranian city of Shiraz. 2016-12-07 05:45 2KB

Channel 4's The Undateables leaves viewers emotional as show ends with a happy ending

Channel 4's The Undateables chronicled the lives of people living with disabilities or learning difficulties looking for love and, for some, finding their happily ever after. 2016-12-07 05:44 5KB

Detroit News All-State Dream Team

The top high school football players from across Michigan in 2016, selected by News high schools writer David Goricki. 2016-12-07 05:43 8KB

X Factor's 5 After Midnight are reunited with family during Battle Bus week

The trio, Kieran Alleyne, Nathan Lewis and Jordan Lee, were given some leave on Monday and arrived in their hometown where they were reunited with their families and friends. 2016-12-07 05:42 2KB

Mass surveillance exposed by Snowden is about control, not counterterrorism – Oliver Stone to RT — RT UK

The majority of the US public is not aware of what exactly was exposed by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden because media coverage focused on the messenger, not the message, the director of the biopic ‘Snowden’, Oliver Stone, told RT. 2016-12-07 05:41 2KB

Roma midfielder Strootman gets two-match ban for simulation

Dec 7 (Reuters) - AS Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman has been banned for two games for unsportsmanlike conduct during his team's 2-0 win over local rivals La... 2016-12-07 05:40 1KB

UK think tank covertly funded by Bahrain royal family – leaked papers — RT UK

The International Institute of Strategic Studies, an influential UK diplomacy and security think tank run by prominent military, political, and business figures, has received over $38mn in secret donations from Bahrain. 2016-12-07 05:40 4KB

Busiest day for relationship break-ups is December 11 (and one dating expert thinks it's because we don't want to our waste money)

Expert James Preece has said the reason for break-ups occurring at this time of year is because we don't want to waste time or money on people we're not crazy about in the lead up to Christmastime. 2016-12-07 05:40 2KB

Dear Julius Malema

We know you and your friends are behind the fees must fall movement. I see Wits has declared an increase in fees for 2017, if you can't even get that right, how are you planning on taking over the whole country? 2016-12-07 05:40 8KB

Chicago breaks snowfall record after temperatures are 35 degrees colder than usual

The city has been the victim of an arctic blast that has brought heavy snowfall, with as much as nine inches falling over Illinois, and cold temperatures that have plunged below freezing. 2016-12-07 05:38 4KB

Latex appeal! Love Island's Olivia Buckland flaunts her hourglass curves in a plunging PVC dress as she cuddles up to Alex Bowen at magazine launch

Clad in a sexy pink dress, the blonde beauty channeled Kardashian glamour - donning a dress favoured by both Khloe and Kim, and Olivia certainly gave them a run for their money. 2016-12-07 05:37 3KB

Bella Hadid rejected by Victoria's Secret in 2015 but storms runway for 2016 show

Speaking to Paper Magazine the 20-year-old model confesses she tried out for the 2015 show, which starred her older sister Gigi Hadid and close pal Kendall Jenner, but was turned down. 2016-12-07 05:37 2KB

Butler senior guard Zane Rankin is having a career year

“I am very motivated this year, being my last season at Butler. I want to go out strong and let people know my name,” Zane Rankin says. 2016-12-07 05:36 7KB

4 new PH ambassadors get CA nod

The Commission on Appointments unanimously approved on Wednesday the nominations of four Philippine ambassadors. 2016-12-07 00:00 1KB

Poor Nat! Mysterious 'Nat has herpes' graffiti tag is spotted across the country as eagle-eyed Twitter users send the bizarre slur viral

Vandals across the country have been daubing the bizarre message 'Nat has herpes' on buildings with the resulting damage being photographed and shared across the internet. 2016-12-07 05:33 2KB

Man 'murdered' by gunman in Walham Grove is named Salim Coulter

Salim Coulter, 24, was shot dead by a gunman believed to have been 'lying in wait' for an hour as he returned from the restaurant in south-west London. 2016-12-07 05:33 5KB

Modern fullback needs technique, pace and smarts, says Darmian

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Manchester United's Matteo Darmian believes a greater emphasis on attack has changed the role of the fullback, meaning the modern defender... 2016-12-07 05:33 2KB

MPs debate call for government to publish its Brexit plan - Politics live

Rolling coverage of all the day’s political developments as they happen, including PMQs and the Commons debate on a motion saying the government should publish a plan for Brexit 2016-12-07 05:32 6KB

San Miguel, gov’t to build drug rehab center in Bataan

Delivering on an earlier commitment to support the Duterte administration's campaign against illegal narcotics, San Miguel Corporation on Wednesday announced a deal to build a drug rehabilitation facility in the province of Bataan. 2016-12-07 00:00 3KB

Man pleads guilty in 2003 felony drunken driving case

A month shy of his crime's 13-year mark, a Bay City man accused of drunkenly driving with his minor son in the car has pleaded guilty. 2016-12-07 05:30 3KB

Chelmsford couple found dead 'may have been overcome by carbon monoxide fumes'

Tom Putt, 20, and his girlfriend Nikki Willis (pictured), 23, were discovered unconscious in the vehicle in Chelmsford, Essex, minutes after residents heard a ‘loud bang’. 2016-12-07 05:30 5KB

Villanueva on arrested Chinese workers: Gov’t was duped

Senators on Wednesday expressed surprise and dismay at how more than a thousand Chinese nationals were able to work illegally at the Clark Freeport Zone under the radar of government agencies, noting their lapses and the possible exploitation of conflicting policies on foreign employment in Philippine-based firms. 2016-12-07 00:00 5KB

I'm A Celebrity 2016 winner Scarlett Moffatt hits back at 'fake' claustrophobia claims

Eagle-eyed social media user noted that the Gogglebox star, 26, shared a number of selfies in lifts before her stint on the show, where she faced a challenge in which she was encased in a box 2016-12-07 05:28 6KB

Union Pacific to examine board's crash findings

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- The Latest on a hearing into the cause of a 2014 train collision in northern Arkansas that killed two Union Pacific employees (al 2016-12-07 05:27 4KB

Israeli convicted of attempted murder for stabbing Jewish man mistaken as Arab

Pinto, 32, walked through a Kiryat Ata shopping center with a kitchen knife and a box-cutter looking for an Arab to kill, the indictment says. 2016-12-07 05:27 4KB

Pollard's recovery 'on track' for Super Rugby

The Bulls have confirmed that star flyhalf Handré Pollard has made a successful return to training and is on track to be "fit and ready" by January 2017. 2016-12-07 05:26 2KB

Mindful of Amazon, malls take the Santa experience high-tech

NEW YORK (AP) -- Hop on a virtual sleigh ride to the North Pole. Stand on the "Naughty or Nice O'Meter. " Snap a selfie and see your face on a dancing elf. 2016-12-07 05:25 5KB

Court orders feuding 2GO investors to submit to arbitration

A local court has directed the feuding shareholders of logistics company 2GO Group Inc. to proceed to an arbitration court in Singapore to avoid multiplicity of suits and unnecessary delay. The 2016-12-07 00:00 3KB

Ohio's top court says police dashcam video is public record

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Video footage from police cruiser dashcams is a public record that, with some exceptions, should be promptly released upon request, 2016-12-07 05:23 4KB

Teenager, 18, who was 'desperate for the perfect job' took his own life after being 'belittled' by Jobcentre staff

David Brown, 18, from Middlesbrough allegedly faced such ‘immense pressure’ from the Department of Work and Pensions to find work that it became too much and he killed himself. 2016-12-07 05:21 3KB

Japan, Saudi Aramco extend Okinawa crude storage deal

TOKYO, Dec 7 (Reuters) - State-run Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp (JOGMEC) said it signed a contract with the world's top exporter Saudi Aramco on W... 2016-12-07 05:20 2KB

China GDP to soar and the US 10-year yield to hit 3%? 10 'outrageous' predictions for 2017

Chinese GDP (gross domestic product) growth could balloon to 8 percent next year, according to one economist's "outrageous predictions" hotlist for 2017. 2016-12-07 05:19 4KB

MIC's Louise Thompson labels brother Sam a 'freak' after mocking Instagram pictures

Somehow getting hold of one of his 26-year-old sibling's ensembles, he expertly mirrored a snap she'd uploaded the week before, complete with the same accessories and sultry pout. 2016-12-07 05:18 2KB

Plett Rage: 'We are not running a missionary station here'

The manager of Plett Rage has defended the festival, saying it's a rite of passage to adulthood for matrics, and they can party in a controlled environment. 2016-12-07 05:17 2KB

10 Tips to help you with tooth pain during the winter

Tooth pain is no joke. It’s uncomfortable, and can drive people crazy. Many people suffer from tooth pain, and there are a number of causes, including heightened sensitivity,tooth injury and tooth decay. Tooth pain can become unbearable during the winter months. The... 2016-12-07 05:17 3KB

France's Hollande reportedly proposes Netanyahu, Abbas meeting in Paris

French president issues invitation to coincide with a Paris peace summit later in the month; Abbas reportedly accepts proposal. 2016-12-07 05:16 2KB

12/7 CBS2 Wednesday Morning Weather Headlines

There will be some leftover flakes & drops falling so please be safe during travels. 2016-12-07 05:15 1020Bytes

The Football Four Podcast on Baylor's hire and Oregon's search

Who should the Ducks and Cougars hire? Dan Wolken and Paul Myerberg have the answers. 2016-12-07 05:15 1KB

World’s most luxurious motorhomes

Most of the people like travelling and visit different beautiful places. Sometimes they plan a trip for dome months or they plan to visit whole world. As you know very well that nature is very beautiful so it is very common thing to visit different interesting places... 2016-12-07 05:15 3KB

LA authorities boost security after threatened rail attack

The FBI said Tuesday it found no evidence that a bomb threat which prompted heightened security at a Los Angeles subway station was real and the anonymous caller who made it may have reported similar phony threats in the past. ... 2016-12-07 05:15 787Bytes

Download Tamil Ringtones for Smart Phone

Mobile industry in India has seen unprecedented growth in last 5 years. Earlier mobile phones were used only to make and receive phone calls and SMS. After that comes the period of smart phones, which enable users to do so many things like watching movies, listing... 2016-12-07 05:14 3KB

Teachers for Refugees call for Nauru refugees to be allowed into Australia

Up to 500 teachers from 30 Victorian schools, who are with the group Teachers for Refugees, will wear T-shirts promoting the closure of offshore detention centres as of Monday. 2016-12-07 05:12 2KB

Coldest air of the season on the way

Today: Partly to mostly sunny skies. High: 58 Tonight: Partly cloudy skies. Low: 41 2016-12-07 05:11 1KB

‘Corrupt’ Ukraine remains under oligarch influence, reform results ‘fragile’ – EU auditors — RT News

The results of EU-backed reforms in Ukraine are “fragile,” while public policymaking is still under heavy influence from vested interests, the body charged with oversight of spending EU budget money reports. 2016-12-07 05:11 4KB

Sonoran Desert V Palm Springs is fast becoming a happening place to be

The V Palm Springs hotel, owned by entertainment lawyers Mark Geragos and Brian Kabateck, has had a $15million facelift - and is fit for any celebrity visitor, as MailOnline Travel's Ryan Parry discovers. 2016-12-07 05:10 4KB

China fines Medtronic $17 million on anti-monopoly charges

BEIJING (AP) — Medical device maker Medtronic has been fined $17 million by Chinese anti-monopoly regulators in the latest effort by Beijing to force down what it sees as unreasonably high prices. Regulators concluded Medtronic,… 2016-12-07 05:10 2KB

Why your diet should include more fat

Eating fat won't make you fat. Eliminating or limiting fat in your diet can actually make you gain weight, often because it leaves you feeling so deprived. 2016-12-07 05:08 5KB

IS setting up base in Philippines—Indonesian military

The Islamic State (IS) group’s attempt to create a fully pledged wilayat or province in the southern Philippines poses a serious security threat to Indonesia, the Indonesian Military (TNI) has warned. 2016-12-07 00:00 4KB

Deconstructing Another Right-Wing Victory in Haiti

The largest and most important percentage to emerge from Haiti's Nov. 20, 2016 election is that 78.31% of the country's 6.2 million eligible voters did not vote.* Some could not obtain their National Identification Card or find their name on the... 2016-12-07 05:07 1019Bytes

Northern Ontario diamond mine not reporting mercury levels: environmental group

An environmental group is accusing a diamond mining company of failing to report mercury levels at a mine in northern Ontario. Wildlands League alleges De Beers Canada has failed to report properly on mercury and methylmercury levels in five out of nine surface water monitoring stations at its diamond... 2016-12-07 05:07 1KB

NU Bulldogs open head coach post to applicants

National University has formally accepted the resignation of coach Eric Altamirano. Athletic director Chito Loyzaga shared the news to the media on Wednesday before Game 2 of the UAAP 2016-12-07 00:00 2KB

Cattle shortage leaves Zimbabwe's fields unploughed as rains fall

By Andrew Mambondiyani MPUDZI, Zimbabwe, Dec 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After a year of paralyzing El Nino-induced drought, Zimbabwe's farmers have bee... 2016-12-07 05:06 4KB

UN experts urge China to investigate case of missing rights lawyer

UN human rights experts have urged China immediately to investigate the fate of a prominent Chinese rights lawyer missing for over two weeks, the latest exam... 2016-12-07 05:05 3KB

The 'super parents' of chronically ill children

A new photography project produced by the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health showcases the intimate lives of chronically ill children and their families. 2016-12-07 05:02 6KB

Aaron Hernandez in court for 2012 drive-by shootings

Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is set to appear in court in Boston in connection with the shooting deaths of two men in 2012... 2016-12-07 05:02 1KB

Parton, Christmas tree lighting, Cowboys give NBC big week

With the help of Dolly Parton, an iconic Christmas tree lighting, "The Voice" and the Dallas Cowboys, NBC enjoyed one of its best weeks in television ratings in years... 2016-12-07 05:02 2KB

Kokomo leaders look to reverse law prohibiting pinball

At their height, the pings and bells of pinball machines could be heard in arcades and pizza parlors across Kokomo, offering an afternoon escape for teenagers and a consistently profitable investment for store owners. 2016-12-07 05:01 6KB

EXCHANGE: Flower power prunes adversity for Decatur couple

Life never promised Jared and Lindsay Storm a rose garden. 2016-12-07 05:01 5KB

Pacers, Fever players deliver toys to Terre Haute children

There were the old standbys such as dolls and trucks, but also a new favorite of children, Minions, as representatives of the Indiana Pacers and Indiana Fever brought 3,000 toys to Terre Haute Monday. 2016-12-07 05:01 3KB

The struggle to find housing for a transitional age youth

‘Roger” was a student teetering on the edge. Between 2005 and 2013, I was an artist-in-residence at what is now Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts. Roger (not … ‘Roger” was a student teetering on the edge. Between 2005 and 2013... 2016-12-07 05:00 4KB

SF nonprofit hopes to house 800 homeless families by 2018

A San Francisco-based nonprofit has quadrupled the budget of a program aimed at housing homeless students in The City with the goal of finding 800 families a place to live … A San Francisco-based nonprofit has quadrupled the budget of a program aimed at housing homeless students in... 2016-12-07 05:00 4KB

Among major cities, SF has highest percentage of unsheltered homeless youth

Of all major U. S. cities, San Francisco has the highest percentage of unsheltered homeless youths who live on their own, according to the federal homeless report released last month. That … Of all major U. S. cities, San Francisco has the... 2016-12-07 05:00 6KB

China's terracotta warriors to return to UK for first time in nearly a decade

Ancient Chinese treasures from first emperor’s tomb will be among 120 objects to go on display at Liverpool’s World Museum in 2018 2016-12-07 05:00 4KB

Places like Sleaford are desperate for change – no wonder they back Brexit

Thursday’s byelection takes place in a region that has been crippled by a broken economic system, so of course it will reaffirm the referendum result 2016-12-07 05:00 7KB

Indian mourners shave heads in show of respect for leader

Thousands of ordinary Indians flocked Wednesday to the seaside grave of Jayalalithaa Jayaram, a day after a burial ceremony restricted to politicians, film s... 2016-12-07 05:00 3KB

Protecting wildlife is hard, compromise makes it easier

Over the last 40 years, habitat loss, overconsumption, pollution, invasive species and disease have destroyed 60 percent of global wildlife. The United States has struggled under both Democrats and Republicans … Over the last 40 years, habitat loss, overconsumption, pollution, invasive... 2016-12-07 11:53 5KB

Environmental group raising money to help South Portland fight pipeline lawsuit

The group posts a video requesting private donations as the city's legal costs head toward $1 million in the 'Clear Skies' ordinance case. 2016-12-07 05:00 8KB

Opioid overdoses are nearing record levels in the city that's become a 'mecca' for addicts

During the first weekend of December, nine people died of apparent drug overdoses in and around Kensington, a neighborhood in northern Philadelphia. 2016-12-07 05:00 4KB

Students at Rhode Island School of Design create Mars simulation suit

Staff and students come up with a cheaper suit that will be more comfortable during the year-long test. 2016-12-07 05:00 4KB

Toy Fund: New job notwithstanding, young mom struggles to put gifts under tree

She says that after meeting expenses, she has nothing left for the holidays. 2016-12-07 05:00 3KB

Fate of Boston Chinatown’s ‘9-man’ court uncertain

Home to the unique-style of volleyball, area development is threatening its existence. 2016-12-07 05:00 5KB

McDonald's meal PIERCES student's cheek with fish bone in Russia

Kirill Tropitsyn had ordered a new cuisine-style McDonalds fish roll from a branch in Moscow, Russian and suddenly felt a stab of pain as he bit into the meal before spotting the bone in his face. 2016-12-07 04:54 2KB

New Brunswick man denies having role in prostitution ring

A New Brunswick man has denied accusations that he carried out killings as part of his role in a criminal enterprise that brought people into the country illegally to work in New Jersey brothels. 2016-12-07 04:49 1KB

With Clinton's loss, Washington groups seek new missions

WASHINGTON (AP) — They're at opposite ends of the political spectrum, but two Washington 2016-12-07 04:47 641Bytes

Emotions raw on witness stand at Will Smith death trial

Early testimony in the trial of the man who fatally shot retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith sometimes dealt more with the emotional effects of Smith's slaying than with facts. 2016-12-07 04:46 4KB

ILO to publish latest Global Wage Report (ILO - International Labour Organization)

(Source: ILO - International Labour Organization ) GENEVA (ILO News) - The International Labour Organization (ILO) is to publish the Global Wage Report 2016-2017 - the fifth in a series that now spans over a decade. While the... 2016-12-07 04:46 992Bytes

Court arguments set on retroactivity of death penalty ruling

Delaware’s Supreme Court is hearing arguments on whether its ruling declaring the state’s death penalty law unconstitutional can be applied retroactively to a dozen men already sentenced to death. 2016-12-07 04:41 1KB

Morocco’s Lamia Chraibi To Produce Narjiss Nejjar’s ‘Apartheid’

“Mimosas” producer Lamia Chraibi is on board to produce “Apartheid,” the next film by Narjiss Nejjar, one of Morocco’s top directors, best known for her 2003 drama … 2016-12-07 04:39 2KB

City accepting cards for Santa who was injured in plane jump

A Massachusetts city is accepting get-well letters for a sky-diving Santa who was injured while parachuting from a plane as part of an annual tradition known as the Santa Jump. 2016-12-07 04:38 1KB

Family of man who died after drunken fall sues PA strip club

The family of a 56-year-old Pennsylvania man who died following a drunken fall at an Allentown strip club last Christmas is now suing the establishment. 2016-12-07 04:37 1KB

Man once linked to bombing to stand trial in assault case

A Massachusetts man who said a newspaper once falsely portrayed him as a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing will stand trial on a sex assault charge. 2016-12-07 04:36 1KB

Bird flu warning: keepers told to keep poultry inside

Government chief vet declares ‘prevention zone’ for England as highly infectious strain of avian flu hits Europe 2016-12-07 04:34 3KB