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Never Again Miss A News
I created this website for those who love news, enjoy news and love to stay ahead. Alex Katiraie
(CreativityMotivation.COM, UXDesignSEO.COM)

Here are 5 reasons leaving Congress might be the House speaker's best possible political move
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:41:42 GMT
From rss.cnn
The news that Speaker Paul Ryan is engaged in "soul searching" about his political future and could leave Congress after the 2018 election shocked a political Washington sprinting toward a tax cut vote and Christmas recess.

Paul Ryan considering resigning in 2018
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:08:58 GMT
From rss.cnn
CNN's Phil Mattingly reports that House Speaker Paul Ryan is considering resigning after the 2018 midterm elections after two years serving as speaker.

Ryan 'soul searching' about his future in Congress, friends say
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:14:09 GMT
From rss.cnn
House Speaker Paul Ryan has had soul searching conversations about his future with friends, some of his close friends tell CNN.

Do Democrats have a new roadmap to victory?
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:33:23 GMT
From rss.cnn
Democrats began the year with a string of frustrating special election defeats and a feeling that the party, shell-shocked by 2016 and lacking ideas for 2018, was doomed to further losses and increasingly caustic internal bickering.

Rubio says 'no' to tax bill unless he gets child tax credit
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:20:27 GMT
From rss.cnn
Sen. Marco Rubio, a Republican from Florida, told congressional leadership that he will not support the latest version of the GOP tax bill if the legislation doesn't make the child tax credit more generous.

Sources describe John McCain as looking increasingly frail
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:49:00 GMT
From rss.cnn
Sources in the Senate tell CNN they have been worried about Sen. John McCain recently, following a week when the Arizona Republican was kept from the Senate to address side effects from his brain cancer treatment.

FCC repeals net neutrality regulations
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:00:33 GMT
From rss.cnn
The FCC will vote on whether to repeal net neutrality comes amid mounting protests from tech companies, consumer advocacy groups and even some Republicans in Congress.

It's the way you dress, Democratic congresswoman tells colleagues
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:19:11 GMT
From rss.cnn
At a closed-door meeting of House Democrats to discuss reforming how Congress handles sexual harassment allegations, one senior congresswoman stunned lawmakers when she suggested female lawmakers were inviting unwanted advances because of the way they dressed.

Trump voter: I was raped. I believe Moore accusers
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:54:38 GMT
From rss.cnn
A panel of Trump voters debate the Alabama special election and whether they believe the women who have accused Roy Moore of sexual assault and child molestation.

Moore releases video, refuses to concede
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 04:15:56 GMT
From rss.cnn
Republican Roy Moore released a video following Alabama's US Senate election. He says he will not concede to Democrat Doug Jones.

'Sunday Night Football' takes a big hit as NFL ratings struggle
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:57:55 GMT
From rss.cnn

US and Russian jets in 40-minute encounter
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:04:08 GMT
From rss.cnn
Two US F-22 stealth fighters intercepted two Russian aircraft Wednesday after the Russian jets crossed the Euphrates River in Syria, flying east of the "de-confliction line" that is supposed to separate Russian and US-led coalition aircraft operating over Syria, two US defense officials told CNN.

Trump and Putin speak by phone
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:19:28 GMT
From rss.cnn
President Donald Trump spoke Thursday with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, who earlier in the day praised progress made by the Trump administration but chastised its approach to North Korea.

Surgeon admits branding patients' livers
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:56:34 GMT
From rss.cnn
An accomplished British surgeon has admitted branding two of his patients' livers with his initials. Yes, you read that right.

Trump congratulates Murdoch after deal
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:07:07 GMT
From rss.cnn

Haley: Concrete proof of Iran UN violations
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:10:29 GMT
From rss.cnn
US Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley presented what she called "concrete evidence" of Iran's weapons proliferation and called on the international community to join "a united front in resisting this global threat."

Biden says he owes Anita Hill an apology
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:08:37 GMT
From rss.cnn
Former Vice President Joe Biden says he owes Anita Hill an apology for not doing more for her during confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

Apple releases its most expensive computer
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:12:26 GMT
From rss.cnn

'The Simpsons' predicted Disney's Fox move
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:49:42 GMT
From rss.cnn

After rejecting $70M, NBAer's career spirals
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From rss.cnn

Reports: Journalist beaten by security
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:52:57 GMT
From rss.cnn
A reporter from South Korea was roughed up by Chinese security guards at an event South Korean President Moon was attending, according yo South Korean reports. The South Korean government is calling for an investigation. CNN's Ivan Watson and Matt Rivers report.

Opinion: Nothing I wear justifies harassment
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:40:24 GMT
From rss.cnn
Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur of Ohio reportedly believes that her female colleagues should rethink their wardrobe choices if they want to protect themselves from unwanted sexual advances on Capitol Hill. Too many outfits she sees around Washington, she told colleagues this week, are "an invitation" to be harassed.

When NFL injuries are kept secret
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From rss.cnn

NASA: Eight planets found orbiting distant star
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:20:16 GMT
From rss.cnn
For the first time, eight planets have been found orbiting a distant star, Kepler-90, 2,545 light-years from Earth in the Draco constellation, NASA announced Thursday. It is the first star known to support as many planets as are orbiting our own sun, and researchers believe that this is the first of many to come.

WWEer given 5 years to live with brain cancer
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From rss.cnn

Iceland Northern Lights trip, save up to $450
Date: 0
From rss.cnn

Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock says 'I am part of the problem'
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:19:43 GMT
From rss.cnn

TV show judge accused of sexual misconduct
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:16:41 GMT
From rss.cnn
ABC has pulled "The Great American Baking Show" after one of the show's judges was accused of sexual misconduct.

Russell Simmons denies rape allegations
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:01:48 GMT
From rss.cnn
Russell Simmons is denying new allegations of sexual misconduct, including multiple accusations of rape, after a group of women told their stories to the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times.

Opinion: Women enable men like Matt Lauer and Charlie Rose. Admit it
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:41:17 GMT
From rss.cnn
Admit it.

Kids find direction by getting their hands dirty
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:19:28 GMT
From rss.cnn
Aaron Valencia was a teenager when his life hit rock bottom.

Meet the top 10 CNN Heroes of 2017
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:32:14 GMT
From rss.cnn
Their missions vary greatly: To provide loving homes for orphaned children, feed those in crisis or mend war's psychological wounds.

500-year-old mystery at the Vatican was just solved
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:40:58 GMT
From rss.cnn
A 500-year-old mystery at the Vatican has just been solved. Two paintings by Renaissance master Raphael were discovered during the cleaning and restoration of a room inside the Vatican Museums.

Watch 16-year-old find out he got into Harvard
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:44:32 GMT
From rss.cnn
A 16-year-old high school student from Breaux Bridge, Louisiana celebrated with his classmates after opening his acceptance letter to Harvard University.

Social media won't win the suburban vote
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:57:26 GMT
From rss.cnn
A century ago, the philosopher John Dewey coined the term "social endosmosis" to describe an ideal democracy, made up of many parts dependent on each other. He warned of the dangers of a community whose interests limit "full interaction with other groups, so that its prevailing purpose is the protection of what it has got, instead of reorganization and progress through wider relationships. ... isolation makes for rigidity and formal institutionalizing of life, for static and selfish ideals within the group."

The FCC has created an 'internet for the elite'
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:35:09 GMT
From rss.cnn
On December 14, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to roll back the rules that uphold net neutrality -- the principle that internet service providers (ISPs) must allow equal access to web content, regardless of the source.

DontA(c) Stallworth: Learn from what I did wrong
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:05:18 GMT
From rss.cnn
His name was Mario Reyes. He was a family man with a wife and daughter. He worked nights as a crane operator on a construction site. On the morning of March 14, 2009, he was headed home from work when he was struck and killed by an impaired driver.

How black women saved democracy
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:08:59 GMT
From rss.cnn

Let this be the start of the food world's reckoning
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:17:20 GMT
From rss.cnn

A vibrant press in the unlikeliest of places
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:19:52 GMT
From rss.cnn

Huge mortgage rate drop. May be last chance to refi.
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From rss.cnn

7 surprising triggers of psoriasis
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From rss.cnn

The fastest way to pay off $10,000 in credit card debt
Date: 0
From rss.cnn

Rep. Blake Farenthold won't seek re-election
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:21:26 GMT
From rss.cnn
Rep. Blake Farenthold, who's under fire for accusations of sexual harassment, is not planning to run for re-election, a Republican source familiar with situation told CNN on Thursday.

20 dead children shaped this senator's mission
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:59:57 GMT
From rss.cnn
Sen. Chris Murphy looks back on how his political career was shaped by the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting, five years after it happened.

Overall teen drug use low, but marijuana edging up
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:23:26 GMT
From rss.cnn
Teen drinking, smoking and drug use overall are stable, but the percentage of teens using marijuana is increasing, according to a new report from the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research.

Salma Hayek recalls Weinstein 'fury' on set
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:06:15 GMT
From rss.cnn
Salma Hayek is breaking her silence about Harvey Weinstein in a New York Times op-ed in which the star details sexual harassment and abusive behavior on the set of "Frida."

Anthony Bourdain's best bites
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From rss.cnn

aWe Donat Want Another Titanic.a 1,000 Icebergs Drifted Into Shipping Lanes in 2017, Coast Guard Says
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:59:38 +0000
(NEW LONDON, Conn.) -- About 1,000 icebergs drifted into the North Atlantic shipping lanes this year, marking the fourth consecutive "extreme" ice season, U.S. Coast Guard officials said Thursday. The Connecticut-based Coast Guard International Ice Patrol, which monitors iceberg danger in the North Atlantic and warns ships, held its annual meeting in New London to...

White Evangelicals and Catholics Are Most Concerned About North Korea
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:15:31 +0000
More than the average American

4 Children Killed as School Bus and Train Collide in France
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:13:14 +0000
Seven others are critically injured

These are the Top 10 Questions You Asked Google in 2017. We Answered Them.
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:10:32 +0000
"What is covfefe?"

Aid Workers Say at Least 6,700 Rohingya Were Killed in Myanmar Crackdown
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:03:14 +0000
The dead could include at least 730 children younger than 5

Dublin Revokes Aung San Suu Kyias Prestigious Freedom of City Award
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:37:39 +0000
In revoking the honor, the city councilors cited the Myanmar leader's failure to condemn military-perpetrated atrocities against Rohingya

Rex Tillerson Wants Talks With North Korea. The White House Isnat So Sure
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:44:51 +0000
Tillerson's proposal to start talks has been contradicted by the White House

11 Congolese Fighters Have Been Jailed for Life For Raping Dozens of Children
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 03:54:29 +0000
A spiritual adviser reportedly told the men raping infants would give them supernatural powers

U.K. Lawmakers Have Given Parliament Veto Power on the Brexit Deal
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:21:16 +0000
The vote was the government's first defeat in Parliament on its Brexit legislation

Two Journalists Have Been Arrested in Myanmar, Sparking Outcry Over a Widening Press Crackdown
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:09:45 +0000
The reporters had been working on stories about a military crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority in Rahkine State

Has Support for Moore Stained Evangelicals? Some Are Worried
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:13:22 GMT
From https:
Reflexive backing of divisive, scandal-plagued figures like Roy S. Moore, the Alabama Senate candidate, is hurting their movement's image, some evangelical Christians say.

Alabama Loss Exposes Republican Fissures Amid a Democratic Surge
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 01:45:58 GMT
From https:
With the Republican majority in the Senate now reduced to a single seat, the party's establishment is uneasy about what the populist wing could do in next year's primary races.

A Sheriff, a Mystery Check and a Blogger Who Cried Foul
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:14:19 GMT
From https:
In Alabama, an official's use of public funds and behavior toward critics raise questions about the broad powers of American sheriffs.

The #MeToo Moment: How One Harasser Can Rob a Generation of Women
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:57:19 GMT
From https:
Closed opportunities, dwindling role models, alternative roads taken

Kentucky Lawmaker Kills Himself Amid Sexual Assault Allegations, Officials Say
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 03:39:44 GMT
From https:
Representative Dan Johnson, a first-term Republican, was accused of molesting a 17-year-old parishioner nearly five years ago at the evangelical church he led in Louisville.

News Analysis: For Trump, a Moment of Defeat but Maybe Not Recalibration
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 03:16:49 GMT
From https:
President Trump, never one to accept blame, said the Democratic upset in Alabama proved he was right all along, and he gave little indication that he would shift course.

Black Voters in Alabama Pushed Back Against the Past
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 01:00:08 GMT
From https:
Turned off by Roy S. Moore, Stephen K. Bannon and President Trump, African-Americans turned out at levels that ensured victory for the Democratic Senate candidate.

On Washington: With New Focus on Sexual Misconduct, Democrats Take Aim at Trump
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:31:29 GMT
From https:
After purging some from their ranks, Democrats intensify a push to investigate the president over accusations of harassment and abuse.

21st Century Fox, Net Neutrality, Roy Moore: Your Thursday Evening Briefing
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:09:02 GMT
From https:
Here's what you need to know at the end of the day.

Ford Chooses a Detroit Base to Take On Silicon Valley
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:31:58 GMT
From https:
The automaker, long absent from the city proper, will create a hub there for work on self-driving and electric cars.

Once Unthinkable, Senate Looks Like a Tossup in 2018
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:05:04 GMT
From https:
Alabama's surprising result gives Democrats a plausible path to take control.

Sunny Murray, Influential Free-Jazz Drummer, Is Dead at 81
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:42:00 GMT
From https:
In his work with Cecil Taylor and Albert Ayler, Mr. Murray treated the drum set as a palette of textures more than a percussion instrument.

Trump Says His Regulatory Rollback Already Is the ‘Most Far-Reaching’
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:52:01 GMT
From https:
President Trump, showcasing his accomplishments near the end of his first year, said that for every new regulation, his administration has killed 22.

Morgan Spurlock: ‘I Am Part of the Problem’
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:36:48 GMT
From https:
The filmmaker wrote that he had engaged in sexual misconduct over the years, dating back to his college days.

Republicans Hunt for Ways to Pay for Tax Cuts
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:30:15 GMT
From https:
Republican Senator Marco Rubio said he won't vote for the tax cut without an expanded child tax credit as lawmakers look for ways to pay for the merged version of the House and Senate bills.

Blake Farenthold, Texas Congressman Accused of Sexual Harassment, Will Not Run Again
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:12:39 GMT
From https:
Representative Blake Farenthold, who settled a sexual harassment claim for $84,000, is the subject of an Ethics Committee investigation and will not run again.

How Global Warming Fueled Five Extreme Weather Events
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:07:45 GMT
From https:
Scientists analyzed 27 extreme weather events from 2016 and found that global warming was a "significant driver" for most of them. We look at five cases.

Thousands of Interior Dept. Employees Report Harassment and Intimidation at Work
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:55:08 GMT
From https:
About 30,000 employees took an Interior Department survey, and 35 percent said they were mistreated, the agency said in results released Thursday.

California Today: California Today: North vs. South, That Fading Rivalry
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:03:48 GMT
From https:
Thursday: A debate over NorCal versus SoCal, fire-resistant Getty Center, waiting for rain, Tavis Smiley show suspended and finally, Jewish humor for Christmas.

Alabama, Salma Hayek, Net Neutrality: Your Thursday Briefing
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:36:54 GMT
From https:
Here's what you need to know to start your day.

Feature: ‘Will They Take Me, Too?’
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:00:28 GMT
From https:
More than a thousand children are counting on Nora Sandigo to become their guardian if their undocumented parents are deported. How many of those promises will she now have to keep?

Last-Ditch Effort to Sway Senator on Tax Bill Involves Personal Pleas
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:32:47 GMT
From https:
Progressive activists met with Senator Susan Collins, Republican of Maine, in a bid to persuade her to vote against the $1.5 trillion tax bill.

Marijuana and Vaping Are More Popular Than Cigarettes Among Teenagers
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:01:15 GMT
From https:
The latest national survey of adolescent drug use found declining use of most substances, including alcohol, tobacco, prescription opioids and stimulants.

Tavis Smiley Responds to PBS Suspension of Talk Show After Misconduct Allegations
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:38:07 GMT
From https:
The network said it had indefinitely suspended distribution of Mr. Smiley's nightly program after an investigation found "credible allegations" of inappropriate behavior against him.

Voices From Alabama: Black Women Who Voted for Doug Jones
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 01:11:47 GMT
From https:
Exit polling shows 98 percent of female African-American voters supported Doug Jones in the Senate election in Alabama. We spoke to some of them to learn what was so important to them in this election.

AT&T Agrees to Contract, and Union Backs Time Warner Deal
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:26:58 GMT
From https:
Under the accord, if ratified, 20,000 wireless employees would get better pay and job protection, and the company would bring work back from overseas.

A Salvadoran woman says her baby was stillborn. Officials called it a homicide and sent her to prison for 30 years
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:15:00 PST
From feeds.latimes

Teodora del Carmen Vasquez was nine months pregnant and at work in a school cafeteria when she felt shooting pains in her abdomen.

She dialed an emergency number for help, but none arrived. A few hours later, bleeding profusely and sitting alone in a bathroom stall, she delivered a baby. Vasquez...

Firefighter killed battling Thomas fire as massive blaze moves toward Santa Barbara
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:10:00 PST
From feeds.latimes

Fire officials confirmed Thursday that a firefighter died while battling the Thomas fire, which ranks as the fourth-largest in the stateas modern history.

aI am very saddened to report that a firefighter fatality has occurred on the Thomas Incident,a Chief Ken Pimlott, the director of the California...

Three more women accuse California assemblyman of sexual misconduct
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:10:00 PST
From feeds.latimes
Assemblyman Matt Dababneh (D-Woodland Hills) faces new accusations from three women. The Democrat already has announced plans to resign following a Times report that he masturbated in front of a lobbyist.

What will the Fox TV network be without its own production studio?
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:05:00 PST
From feeds.latimes

The decision by 21st Century Fox to sell its TV and movie production units as part of a $52.4-billion deal with Walt Disney Co. means Fox will be the only broadcast network without a studio to supply its scripted shows.

That has current and former Fox executives and their competitors wondering...

Sen. Marco Rubio becomes latest obstacle to GOP tax bill, complicating next week's vote
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:55:00 PST
From feeds.latimes

Sen. Marco Rubio on Thursday became the latest holdout on the Republican tax plan, depriving leaders of crucial backing as they struggle to build support for the bill before next weekas expected vote.

The Florida Republican, who warned leaders he would vote no unless changes were made to the current...

Sen. Bob Hertzberg will cooperate with investigation into unwanted hugs
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:51:00 PST
From feeds.latimes

Marian Gaborik will play in 1,000th NHL game when Kings visit New York Rangers on Friday
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:50:00 PST
From feeds.latimes

Nicknames are usually given to hockey players early on, and they are stamped with them the rest of their career.

Marian Gaborik has always been known as aGabby,a but at this stage of his 17-year career, heas lately been called aFerrari,a to reflect his affinity for sports cars and perhaps his acclaimed...

RushCard is distancing itself from founder Russell Simmons following sexual misconduct allegations
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:40:00 PST
From feeds.latimes
Green Dot Corp, a Pasadena debit card company that owns RushCard, has removed photos of Simmons from the brand's website following new sexual misconduct allegations this week

Responding to Trump, Turkey says it will open an embassy in East Jerusalem a in support of Palestinians
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:40:00 PST
From feeds.latimes

Escalating the chorus of global condemnation of President Trumpas recognition of Jerusalem as Israelas capital, the Turkish government announced Friday it would open an embassy in East Jerusalem a in support of Palestinians.

At the end of a special session of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation,...

Cornerback Hayward misses practice, but the Chargers believe he'll play against Chiefs on Saturday
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:30:00 PST
From feeds.latimes

A calf injury that has bothered Chargers cornerback Casey Hayward for a month flared up Thursday, forcing one of the NFLas top defenders to miss practice and throwing his status for Saturday nightas game at Kansas City into question.

aHe had more soreness in his calf, and it kind of worked its...

Massive Disney-Fox deal expected to get close antitrust scrutiny
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:30:00 PST
From feeds.latimes

Walt Disney proposed takeover of 21st Century Fox is likely to raise thorny regulatory concerns at a time when the Justice Department has been putting media mergers under the microscope.

Disneyas $52.4-billion stock deal to acquire key parts of Fox would create an unprecedented entertainment...

Reports: Actresses to wear black on Globes red carpet to protest gender inequality, harassment
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:20:00 PST
From feeds.latimes

Scientists find a miniature version of our solar system, with eight planets and a sun-like star
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:20:00 PST
From feeds.latimes

Scientists applying artificial intelligence to data from NASAas Kepler Space Telescope have discovered an eighth planet around the star Kepler-90 a breaking the record for the star with the most exoplanets and, for the first time, tying with our own.

The planet Kepler-90i, described at a briefing...

Today in Entertainment: NYPD opens investigation into Russell Simmons; 'The Producers' to open the TCM Classic Film Festival
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:20:00 PST
From feeds.latimes

Shervin Pishevar resigns from Sherpa Capital amid reports of sexual misconduct
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:05:00 PST
From feeds.latimes

Shervin Pishevar, the embattled venture capitalist accused of sexual misconduct, said Thursday that he would step down from the Silicon Valley investment firm he co-founded.

The announcement comes weeks after he declared he would take a leave of absence from Sherpa Capital to shield the firm from...

Mikey Garcia looks to make history against Sergey Lipinets in February
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:05:00 PST
From feeds.latimes

Mikey Garcia will attempt to join Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez as the only champions of the four divisions stretching from featherweight to junior-welterweight when he meets Sergey Lipinets in San Antonio on Feb. 10.

The Riverside-trained Garcia (37-0, 30 knockouts) bypassed higher-profile...

Memory of his slain brother has Chargers rookie Desmond King playing 'off the chain'
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:00:00 PST
From feeds.latimes

Desmond King winces at the mere mention of his name. It has been more than five years since his older brother, Armon Golson, was fatally shot during a robbery near their Detroit home, and time has done little to heal the wound.

aI really donat like talking about it,a the Chargers rookie defensive...

Varsity Times Insider: The latest sports news from Southern California's high school teams
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:58:00 PST
From feeds.latimes
Dec. 14, 2017, 8:12 a.m. Basketball: Wednesday scores Eric Maddy BOYS BASKETBALLNONLEAGUEPeninsula 63, North Torrance 41Wilmington Banning 83, Angelou 49A TOURNAMENTSBELLFLOWERWest Torrance 47, Keppel 42A COLONY/RANCHO CUCAMONGARancho Verde 62, Pacific 45A EL DORADOEdison 57, Yorba Linda 38A GLENDORASan...

Former Loyola Coach Marvin Sanders is new defensive coordinator at Coastal Carolina
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:58:00 PST
From feeds.latimes

I publicly accused Dustin Hoffman of harassment. Take it from me, it's not easy to expose sexual misconduct
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:50:00 PST
From feeds.latimes

A friend called me recently, anxious. Like many men, he was scared he might get caught in the net of sexual harassment accusations. aAnyone with a grudge could make up a story about me and get me fired,a he said. aIs that OK with you, if innocent men lose their jobs and careers?a

I took a breath,...

FCC votes to repeal net neutrality rules, a milestone for Republican deregulation push
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:45:00 PST
From feeds.latimes

Federal regulators voted on Thursday to repeal Obama-era net neutrality rules for internet traffic a a major victory for telecommunications companies and another milestone for the Republican deregulation push under President Trump.

The 3-2 party-line vote by the Federal Communications Commission...

Healthcare and bank stocks pull indexes down
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:40:00 PST
From feeds.latimes

Healthcare companies and banks drove U.S. stocks lower Thursday, pulling major indexes below their recent highs.

The slide, which erased gains from earlier in the day, came on news that some Republican senators' support for the GOP's proposed tax overhaul bill was faltering.

Small-company stocks,...

Special-needs students take a STEP toward independence with job skills training
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:40:00 PST
From feeds.latimes

Vicki Ann Martini always knew special-needs students had the potential to be independent and part of society. All they needed was support.

A group of Martinias colleagues in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District, where she was a job coach, had similar feelings, so they drafted a proposal for...

Teva, the world's largest generic drugmaker, is cutting 14,000 workers
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:35:00 PST
From feeds.latimes

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., the world's largest generic drugmaker, said Thursday that it would lay off over a quarter of its workforce as part of a global restructuring meant to salvage its ailing business.

The company said 14,000 workers would be let go. The cuts will be scattered across...

Let the games begin: Tax plan opens new opportunities for taxpayers and state legislators to save key deductions
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:25:00 PST
From feeds.latimes

You may never have considered your state government or local school district to be a charity needing your donation, but you might want to start thinking that way if the Republicans follow through on their plans to demolish the traditional federal deduction for state and local taxes.

Or you might...

Comey edits revealed: Remarks on Clinton probe were watered down, documents show
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:30:00 PST
From feeds.foxnews
Newly released documents obtained by Fox News reveal that then-FBI Director James Comeyas draft statement on the Hillary Clinton email probe was edited numerous times before his public announcement, in ways that seemed to water down the bureauas findings considerably.

Ex-NBC News production assistant reveals secret relationship with Matt Lauer
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:30:00 PST
From feeds.foxnews
A former NBC News production assistant revealed Thursday that she had a month-long sexual relationship with disgraced "Today" anchor Matt Lauer in the summer of 2000 that included rendezvous in his dressing room

Omarosa ousted by Kelly in White House Situation Room, despite her denials
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:30:00 PST
From feeds.foxnews
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly personally told former "Apprentice" star Omarosa Manigault Newman that her White House employment had been terminated, despite her insistence to the contrary.

Widow of Kentucky State Rep. Dan Johnson says she'll pursue his seat
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:30:00 PST
From feeds.foxnews
The wife of Kentucky State Rep. Dan Johnson, who killed himself Wednesday after he was accused of sexual assault in a bombshell report, announced Thursday that she would run for her husbandas seat, saying ahis fight will go on.a

Kim Jong Un's top aide executed by North Korean death squad, reports suggest
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:09:00 PST
From feeds.foxnews
A key member of Kim Jong Un's inner circle touted as a powerful military figure mysteriously vanished from public life recently, sparking rumors he was executed by a North Korean death squad after allegations of bribery, recent reports indicated.

Terry Richardson accused of forcing model Caron Bernstein to perform oral sex during photo shoot
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:00:00 PST
From feeds.foxnews
Ford model Caron Bernstein claimed to the New York Daily News on Thursday she was reportedly raped by celebrity photographer Terry Richardson in 2003.

US fighter jets 'head-butt' Russian jets in Syria, US official says
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:42:00 PST
From feeds.foxnews
A pair of U.S. Air Force stealth fighter jets intercepted two Russian attack jets in Syria, an area off-limits to Russian jets based on a long-standing mutual agreement, a U.S. defense official told Fox News on Thursday.

California housing crisis affecting middle class the most: It's 'a broken system'
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:15:00 PST
From feeds.foxnews
For all of its claims of being an economic paradise, California is a failure when it comes to housing.

GOP senators hold back support for tax bill over child tax credit
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:45:00 PST
From feeds.foxnews
Two Republican senators indicated Thursday they were holding back support for the final $1.5 trillion GOP tax reform bill unless a larger child tax credit is included.

Republicans turn focus to FBI's McCabe over texts on 'insurance' against Trump
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:52:00 PST
From feeds.foxnews
Top Republicans are turning their focus to FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe as they scrutinize a host of anti-Trump texts exchanged between two bureau officials, raising questions about one in particular that seemed to reference an ainsurance policya against a Trump presidency.

Republicans step up countermeasures against Mueller
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:16:00 PST
From feeds.foxnews
Will they be successful?

The tragedy of Palmyra: First look inside one of worldas most magical ancient ruins a now utterly destroyed by ISIS
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:45:00 PST
From feeds.foxnews
In a world before ISIS, Palmyra was something of a sanctuary poised deep inside the south-central desert of Syria.

Omarosa trolled by Robin Roberts: 'Bye, Felicia,' after ouster from White House
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:11:00 PST
From feeds.foxnews
"Good Morning America" co-host Robin Roberts had a terse observation after just-resigned White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman told the show's Michael Strahan on Thursday she has "quite a story to tell" about her time with President Trump.

Evergreen professor who made anti-white comments resigns, gets $240G settlement
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:55:00 PST
From feeds.foxnews
An Evergreen State College professor, who has been recorded publicly harassing her white co-workers, resigned amidst a settlement with the school after a aday of absencea for white people on campus resulted in chaos earlier this year.

Net neutrality vote: FCC repeals Obama-era Internet rules
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:02:00 PST
From feeds.foxnews
The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to repeal Obama-era net neutrality rules, a move that Republicans say would preserve a afree and opena Internet but has triggered protests from consumer groups, Internet companies and Democratic lawmakers.

Biggest celebrity losers of 2017: From Harvey Weinstein to Ben Affleck
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:00:00 PST
From feeds.foxnews
Itas no secret that 2017 has felt like a divisive year all around. However, some managed to claw their way to the New Year more unscathed than others.

Fertility doctor accused of impregnating patients with own sperm receives no jail time
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:55:00 PST
From feeds.foxnews
A former fertility doctor in Indiana who was accused of using his own sperm to impregnate his patients pleaded guilty on Thursday to lying to investigators, but received no jail sentence.

Emanuel rolls out Chicago ID for 'undocumented' and those 'on the sidelines'
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:15:00 PST
From feeds.foxnews
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has unveiled a new ID program that he says is designed to welcome the aundocumenteda community and people aon the sidelinesa into the city.

Startup Thor Trucks drops the hammer on Tesla with wild-looking electric semi
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:16:00 PST
From feeds.foxnews
Nikola Tesla may have harnessed electricity, but Thor is the god of lightning and thunder.

Amazon to start selling Apple TV, Google Chromecast
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:55:36 +0000
From will start selling Google Chromecast and Apple TV, which compete against its Fire TV, on its online store, an Amazon spokeswoman told Reuters on Thursday.

California man pleads guilty to murdering his children
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:51:02 +0000
California man, Robert Hodges (left), 32, who was accused of killing his three children, Kelvin, Julie and Lucas (pictured), in September, pleaded guilty to the murders on Thursday.

Florida boy makes mess with mom's expensive hair productA
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:49:43 +0000
A sweet video shows a Florida mother, Esther Hutchison, walking in on her mischievous son, Malachi, who is covered head to toe in her her expensive hair product.

Salons offering colours that match every type of coffee
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:49:40 +0000
Ever since Meghan Markle burst onto the scene with her luscious brunette locks, everyoneas gone mad for coffee. No, not to drink . . . weare talking hair colour.

How your daily cuppa could beat glaucoma
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:40:05 +0000
People who drink a cup of hot tea at least once a day are 74 per cent less likely to be diagnosed with glaucoma - a severe eye problem which affects 600,000 people in Britain.

Brisbane family discovers green tree snake Christmas tree
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:38:46 +0000
A Brisbane family has revealed its shock at discovering a snake wrapped around its Christmas tree.

Twitter theory claims Santa's reindeer are female
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:35:13 +0000
A Twitter user pointed out on the platform earlier this week that male reinder, unlike females, shed their antlers in the winterameaning females are the only ones with antlers around Christmastime.

Femail's 2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Best in Beauty
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:30:55 +0000
Shop the best gifts for every kind of beauty lover on your list including the unicorn-obsessed, the spa lover and wrinkle warrior from brands like Sistar, Marc Jacobs, Glossier and Glow Recipe.

US Marines test self flying helicopter
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:30:28 +0000
The helicopters will initially replace resupply convoys of trucks bringing fuel, food, water, ammunition and medical supplies to the front lines, officials hope.

Now academic says natural history museums are 'sexist'
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:29:56 +0000
Museum collections (pictured, the Natural History Museum in London) are dominated by male animals with their flashy antlers and feathers, leaving females in the minority.

Top official ethics official is accused of harassment
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:21:04 +0000
The top staffer on an independent panel investigating the swarm of allegations against members of Congress has himself been accused of harassing and assaulting women at a bar.

Hackers halt plant operations in watershed cyber attack
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:15:54 +0000
Hackers likely working for a nation-state invaded the safety system of a critical infrastructure facility and halted operations, according to cyber investigators.

Ghost filmed floating through grounds of former hospital
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:13:51 +0000
This is the spooky moment a 'ghost' was filmed passing through a grade II listed family home that once used to be a hospital.

Baby boy born with his bowels OUTSIDE his body
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:08:57 +0000
Ashton Daley and her partner Tom Greenwood, from Huddersfield, were terrified when they discovered there was something wrong with Albie at a 10-week scan.

Just quit already, White House tells Roy Moore
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:06:30 +0000
Republican Roy Moore was bluntly told by the White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, to give up his claim he could still win the Alabama Senate special election.

Cow twice escapes living nativity scene in Philadelphia
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:59:12 +0000
A seven-year-old brown and white Hereford named Stormy first escaped from Old First Reformed Church of Christ in Philadelphia at around 2am, then a second time at 6am.

Third graders' Jackson 5 tribute goes viral with 35M views
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:58:54 +0000
Malinda Williams, a third grade teacher at Baldwin Hills Elementary, has been running an annual Motown revue since 2014, raising money for music education.

Ivanka Trump store opens at Trump Tower in New York
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:50:39 +0000
The small store opened at the Fifth Avenue building late Thursday afternoon. It features pink walls with just five shelves, all stocked with bags.

MaastrichtA stabbing rampage leaves people dead and injured
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:44:05 +0000
One person has been killed and several others injured in a stabbing attack in the southern Dutch city of Maastricht. The incident happened on Thursday evening.

No jail for fertility doctor who lied about using own...
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:43:20 +0000
A retired Indianapolis fertility doctor accused of inseminating patients with his own sperm will serve no jail time. A judge gave Dr. Donald Cline, 79, a one-year suspended sentence.

Florida flooring store heir arrested in death of mom
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:35:21 +0000
Police in Florida have arrested Robert Butler III, 52 (left), along with several other suspects, in connection to the December 2016 death of 22-year-old Taylor McAllister (right).

Wife to run for seat of Kentucky lawmaker who killed self
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:31:14 +0000
In a statement on Thursday, the day after Dan Johnson's suicide, Rebecca Johnson said she has been fighting behind her husband for 30 years and 'his fight will go on.'

University of Houston fraternity is indicted for hazing
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:29:30 +0000
The Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity was indicted Thursday on a charge of hazing in connection with a 2016 incident at the University of Houston. It has been suspended until 2023.

Geologists discover 60-million-year-old meteorite strike
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:24:38 +0000
A team of geologists setting out to study volcanic rocks on Scotland's Isle of Skye instead discovered evidence of a 60 million-year-old meteorite impact.

Alabama mothers breastfeed together in powerful shoot
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:17:51 +0000
The nine women who posed topless for the powerful series of images are members ofA Chocolate Milk Mommies, a parenting group in Birmingham, Alabama.

Hilarious moment a dog crash lands in the pool
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:15:53 +0000
An adorable fail shows a dog competing in Dock Dogs in Australia,A the worldas premier canine aquatics competition. The dog slips before jumping in the air and ultimately crashes into the pool.

One in five patients report discrimination in healthcare
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:15:10 +0000
Quality health care for older patients is crucial as the US population ages, but widespread discrimination found by a set of California universities could discourage people in need from seeking care.

VA doctor 'spiked girlfriend's drink with abortion pills'
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:13:26 +0000
Sikander Imran, 32, is awaiting trial in Virginia for spiking his girlfriend's tea with four abortion pills.

Director of Colorado pension fund dies in Hawaii
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:11:50 +0000
Gregory W. Smith, the executive director of the Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association died Tuesday while on vacation in Hawaii with his family. He was 56-years-old.

Oklahoma man indicted for 'keeping stepdaughter captive'
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:11:28 +0000
A federal grand jury in Oklahoma has indicted Henri Piette, 63, in the alleged kidnapping and rape of his stepdaughter, Rosalynn McGinnis, now aged 33, whom he had kept in captivity in Mexico.

Mooch tells why sex claims against Trump didn't stick
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:10:46 +0000
In an exclusive interview with DailyMailTV, Anthony Scaramucci, better known as The Mooch explained why the sexual assault claims against President Donald Trump didn't stick.

Girl dies after being 'beat up by her mother's boyfriend'
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:03:42 +0000
Morgan Koepp, 3, was taken off of life support Wednesday, three days after being admitted to the hospital with serious injuries.

#Piegate comes back as Sarah Sanders bakes for reporters
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:57:57 +0000
Reporter April Ryan blasted Sarah Sanders' pie as a fake so Sanders is firing back in the kitchen. Ryan's Instagram shows that she paid caterers to cook her own Thanksgiving dinner.

FCC regulators overturn controversial net neutrality rules
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:57:31 +0000
The 3-2 ruling sets up a court fight over a move that opponents fear will recast the digital landscape. An FCC official told that a bomb threat was phoned in, briefly clearing the room.

Doug Jones won't demand Senate seat right away
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:57:01 +0000
Senator-elect Doug Jones isn't jumping in with his fellow Democrats who want Republicans to scrap their tax reform plans until he can take his place on Capitol Hill.

Rihanna is crowned the most powerful celebrity influencer
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:49:32 +0000
R&B star Rihanna has been crowned the most powerful celebrity influencer of 2017 by global fashion platform Lyst, with her eclectic outfits driving huge sales for fashion brands.

Missouri thief takes treadmill meant for dad with cancer
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:47:11 +0000
Matt Elwonger, from Raytown, Missouri, bought his dad Martin a new treadmill to keep him active while he battles bladder cancer.

Slogans show why choosing the right font really matters
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:46:30 +0000
From the X-rated to the downright rude, disastrous font choices have proved the downfall of many an unwitting salesman, as these signs show.

Mice used a higher pitch when talking to opposite sex
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:43:42 +0000
Researchers from the Konrad Lorenz Institute of Ethology, Austria discovered that mice alter their bird-like vocalizations depending on who theyare communicating with.

Scientists solve speed surprise in stratospheric stunt
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:41:32 +0000
Munich researchers say his protective suit and backpack gave him a very irregular shape, which appears to reduce the aerodynamic drag that increases as objects near the sound barrier.

Animal shelter removes cats from 'deplorable' Ohio home
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:40:10 +0000
Columbus Humane removed 166 cats total from a house in Gahanna, Ohio. 111 living cats were saved but 55 were found dead. No charges have yet been filed against the 60-year-old owner.

Rubio says he's a no on Trump's tax cut unless it changes
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:33:27 +0000
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio told party leaders his vote on the $1.5 trillion tax cut depends on a provision to extend the child tax credit to more low income families.

Robin Roberts says 'Bye Felicia' to Omarosa on GMA
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:27:28 +0000
Robin Roberts made no attempt to hide her disdain for guestA Omarosa Manigault on Thursday after she appeared on Good Morning America, saying 'bye Felicia' at one point on the show.

Russell Simmons accuser claims L.A. Reid harassed her
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:23:20 +0000
Drew Dixon said she was working as an executive at Arista Records in 2000 when she was sexually harassed by L.A. Reid. It came just five years after alleged similar abuse by Russell Simmons.

Texas man sees girlfriend die as car is hit by firefighter
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:10:52 +0000
Eighteen-year-old Alyssa Pimentel (left with her boyfriend) and her unborn child were killed Wednesday after her car was hit by 'intoxicated' off-duty firefighter Horace Shaw III (right) in Texas.

Record number in U.S. to travel this holiday season
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:06:30 +0000
An estimated 107.3million Americans are expected to travel 50 miles or more this holiday season, according to a new report from AAA.

Tennessee toddler goes rogue steals nativity 'baby Jesus'
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:56:01 +0000
Tana Benson from White Pine, Tennessee shared the funny video of her daughter Teegan. Teegan picked up the doll playing Jesus to dance and rock him - much to the chagrin of the girl playing Mary.

Simone Biles claps back at people who criticized her hair
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:55:57 +0000
The quadruple Olympic gymnast, 20, took to Twitter recently to share the snap, in which she can be seen posing in a Texan sweater and holding her pom-poms, flashing a bright smile at the camera.

Ivanka Trump bundles up as she leaves her D.C. home
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:52:42 +0000
The first daughter, 36, was spotted leaving her house in the upscale neighborhood of Kalorama, donning a below-the-knee coat with matching wide-legged slacks and boots.

Florida woman pens letter to mother of son's organ donor
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:48:43 +0000
A 33-year-old woman from Florida wrote to the mother of her son's organ donor to express thanks and sorrow. Kate Harris' son had heart attacks when he was born and needed a new heart.

Male virgins can still get sexually-transmitted HPV
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:43:19 +0000
Researchers from The University of Texas in Houston believe their finding 'reinforces the point that HPV vaccination should not be thought of only in the context of sexual behavior.'

North Korea accidentally reveals its first atomic bomb
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:39:58 +0000
North Korea appear to have inadvertently revealed an image of former leader Kim Jong-il inspecting one of the country's first ever atomic bombs.

Woman sues Michigan police after bloody arrest video
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:37:19 +0000
A woman is suing a police department in Michigan after a video was released showing her bloody arrest. Tiffany McNeil, 31, was knocked unconscious by a Coldwater police officer.

Georgia drunk woman has no recollection of crash
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:33:16 +0000
A Georgia woman cited for drunk driving told police she was unaware she had been involved in an accident because she was too intoxicated.

NASA has discovered eighth planet in distant star system
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:32:09 +0000
NASA's Kepler space telescope has discovered an eighth planet in a distant star system, the first time a faraway star has been found to have the same number of planets as our own.

Is ‘Oumuamua an alien spaceship or a cigar-shaped asteroid? Scientists reveal data from latest scans of mysterious object
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:11:25 +0000
Is this first contact - or just a weirdly-shaped space rock?

Hacker got details of 165,000 people from sites including Uber and Groupon
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:59:25 +0000
The information was then sold on the dark web

Britain First leader charged over speech at rally in Belfast
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:47:32 +0000
He was arrested while he was in court supporting the groups deputy leading at her own hearing.

Grenfell Tower mourners walk in silence on six-month anniversary of blaze
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:54:17 +0000
The disaster killed 71 people.

Stormy throws away acting cowreer by escaping nativity scene twice
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:27:49 +0000
Some cattle just can't handle fame.

Women in refugee camps wear nappies to stop them being sexually assaulted
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:41:22 +0000
Adult nappies prevent them from being attacked when they walk to the toilet at night, they said.

FCC chairman drinks from ridiculously oversized mug as he ends net neutrality
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:20:11 +0000
Slurping from vessel maximus while changing internet history like its nbd.

Man’s ear bitten on train because his friend was talking too loudly on the phone
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:09:57 +0000
The man was left with a nasty cut after the late night attack.

Check out this vintage subway line running in NYC for the holidays
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:09:36 +0000
So you think you're some kinda wise guy, see? *said with 1950s Manhattan accent*

Nasa and Google discover exoplanet Kepler-90i in ‘second solar system’ resembling our own
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:08:11 +0000
We now know that other star systems resembling the one we call home exist way out in deep space

Net neutrality set to be scrapped by Federal Communications Commission
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:17:35 +0000
Regulators are expected to vote to end it today.

Four dead after school bus hit by train at rail crossing in France
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:00:47 +0000
The incident has been described as a 'terrible accident'.

Rapist tried to burn down victim’s home after she gave evidence against him
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:57:50 +0000
He set fire to the wrong house.

Problems at Waterloo cause travel chaos for fourth day in a row
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:54:10 +0000
'It would be more efficient to only tweet when it's working'

Prank caller convinced elderly couple he was their son confessing murder
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:43:55 +0000
'You dig a hole for her and Iall do the rest'.

People ‘wanting flexible hours and career breaks’ are killing the NHS
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:15:49 +0000
Millennials are ruining something again. Apparently.

Man says he was victim of racism when he tried to return lost iPhone
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:11:10 +0000
Hemen Karim found the phone in departures.

Theresa May insists ‘Brexit is on course’ despite humiliating defeat by rebel MPs
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:06:59 +0000
Everything is absolutely fine.

Millionaire’s daughter, 15, stranded at Euston when staff didn’t believe she was a child
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:06:20 +0000
Her father, James Timpson, took to Twitter to voice his anger at his daughter's treatment.

Touching moment boy, 5, is reunited with his mum in Mosul
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:04:40 +0000
His beaming smile is infectious.

Snapchat Lens Studio: New app lets users create their own ‘personal and diverse’ lenses
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:00:05 +0000
Bored of turning yourself into a hotdog? Now you can create your very own lenses

How to donate to charity for Christmas Jumper Day
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:59:57 +0000
Each year Save The Children have their Christmas Jumper Day campaign.

Woman dies after being pushed onto tracks then kicked in head by woman on platform
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:53:13 +0000
WARNING: Video which some readers may find disturbing.

Police called after woman complains about lack of Sriracha sauce with her pizza
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:50:06 +0000

Lorry driver who knocked down bridge on M20 admits dangerous driving
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:37:08 +0000
Alan Austen struck the bridge causing APS1,500,000 of damage.

Who’s to blame in this crash involving a bus, car and lorry?
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:27:58 +0000
It's a tough call

Senator John McCain in hospital suffering side-effects of cancer treatment
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:13:24 +0000
He was diagnosed with brain cancer earlier this year.

It looks like the Kim Jong-un mountain prediction may have come true
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:02:48 +0000
A key aide to the leader is reportedly missing.

‘Tropical’ air dashes all hopes of a white Christmas
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:54:56 +0000
Feeling hot! hot! hot! ...kind of.

Woman arrested for handing out food to homeless people
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:41:50 +0000
Adele MacLean refused to stop handing out food.

Police called after woman complains about lack of Sriracha sauce with her pizza
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:50:06 +0000

Someone’s breeding mini cows so people can keep them as pets
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:53:36 +0000
Forget mico pigs, now we have micro cows.