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  • Stacey Abrams Acknowledges Loss In Georgia Governor's Race

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    In a speech to her supporters on Friday night, Democrat Stacey Abrams

    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:44:46 -0500
  • Subject of Mueller probe boasts of ties to acting AG Matt Whitaker

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    An obscure conservative podcast recorded by a former Trump administration official last Sunday provided a unique window into acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker and the reasons some have found his appointment alarming.

    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 16:18:50 -0500
  • List of retailers that will be closed on Thanksgiving 2018

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    While many stores push the limits of Black Friday and offer store hours on

    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:13:45 -0500
  • Argentina Finds Missing Sub One Year Later But Lacks Resources To Surface It

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    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- The Argentine government acknowledged on

    Sat, 17 Nov 2018 12:52:05 -0500
  • Khashoggi family receives condolences after Riyadh proffers murder culprits

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    Two of Khashoggi's brothers and one of his sons received a few hundred men in the coastal city of Jeddah a day after the Saudi public prosecutor said it would seek the death penalty for five unnamed suspects in the killing inside the country's Istanbul consulate on Oct. 2. Earlier on Friday, tens of thousands of worshippers prayed for the deceased in Mecca and Medina, Khashoggi's hometown, though the imams did not name him. Friends eulogized the 59-year-old royal insider-turned-critic, and politicians who knew him denounced Riyadh's investigation as biased.

    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:35:17 -0500
  • President Trump insists his lawyers did not write his answers to Mueller

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    President Trump told the press that he, not his lawyers, wrote the answers to questions from special counsel Robert Mueller.

    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:55:32 -0500
  • Is Amazon about to turn into Lockheed Martin? What the company's move to Crystal City says about its future

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    Amazon will doubtlessly change Crystal City beyond recognition. But perhaps not before Crystal City, with its proximity to the Pentagon and the Capitol, exercises its own influence on Amazon.

    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:28:16 -0500
  • The Latest: CVS says Florida's opioid claim 'without merit'

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Florida's lawsuit accusing CVS and Walgreens of illegal opioid sales (all times local):

    Sat, 17 Nov 2018 13:47:04 -0500
  • Joe Biden Just Adopted An Adorable Shelter Dog

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    Joe Biden is welcoming a furry new member to his family.

    Sat, 17 Nov 2018 12:59:51 -0500
  • Andrew Gillum Concedes Florida Gubernatorial Race To Ron DeSantis

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    Andrew Gillum, the Democratic mayor of Tallahassee running for governor of

    Sat, 17 Nov 2018 17:43:38 -0500
  • Trump Calls Report That He’s Questioning Pence Loyalty ‘Phony’

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    “I can’t imagine any President having a better or closer relationship with their Vice President,” he said in a tweet Saturday. The New York Times report on Friday cited unidentified sources who said Trump was repeatedly asking aides and advisers about whether Pence was loyal. “The New York Times did a phony story, as usual, about my relationship with @VP Mike Pence.

    Sat, 17 Nov 2018 12:25:17 -0500
  • Leaked chat logs on hacks may be part of case against Julian Assange

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    While transparency advocates and First Amendment activists have consistently worried that Assange’s arrest and conviction would set a bad precedent for the media if Assange is charged with espionage for publishing classified documents, it’s possible the charges will have to do with his solicitation of those materials.

    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:43:02 -0500
  • ‘Green New Deal’ Gains Momentum, But Few Progressive Caucus Democrats Pledge Support

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    Just three Democrats in the Congressional Progressive Caucus have pledged this

    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 16:10:43 -0500
  • This six-mile 2005 Ford GT is a car collector's dream

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    This brand-new unregistered 2005 Ford GT is still waiting for its first owner. These cars have appreciated significantly from their original $149,995 price when new

    Sat, 17 Nov 2018 12:02:19 -0500
  • PG&E shares surge 40 percent on report regulator wants to avoid bankruptcy from wildfire

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    SAN FRANCISCO/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - PG&E Corp shares soared 40 percent in after-hours trade on Thursday following a report that a regulatory official told investors the agency does not want the utility to go into bankruptcy should it be found responsible for this month's deadly wildfire in northern California. Bloomberg reported the comment by a California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) official on a call hosted by Bank of America Corp, citing a person familiar with the matter. A CPUC spokesman said he could not confirm the remarks and Bank of America declined to comment.

    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:52:03 -0500
  • Israel's Netanyahu to hold 'decisive' meeting on coalition

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    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced he will hold a "decisive" meeting Sunday with Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon in a final bid to avert early elections. Netanyahu's ruling coalition was left with a single seat majority in parliament after a walkout Wednesday by defence minister Avigdor Lieberman and his hawkish Yisrael Beitenu party. Lieberman quit over a Gaza ceasefire deal, which on Tuesday ended the worst flare-up between Israel and the territory's Islamist rulers Hamas since a 2014 war.

    Sat, 17 Nov 2018 13:48:16 -0500
  • Key facts about APEC host Papua New Guinea

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    PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Papua New Guinea hosts leaders from Pacific Rim countries, including the United States, Russia and China, this weekend in a coming-out party for the jungle-clad nation that is regarded as one of the world's last frontiers for trade and investment.

    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 19:31:19 -0500
  • Eagle-eyed! Photographer captures stunning pictures of world's last remaining Mongolian eagle keepers

    These stunning photographs of the world’s last remaining Mongolian eagle keepers show the incredible bond between man and bird. The images, taken last month by photography tour guide Daniel Kordan, 29, show a group of 10 eagle hunters traveling between West and South Mongolia and across the Gobi Desert. The hunters train eagles from an early age and look after the majestic birds until they reach the age of 12.

    Sat, 17 Nov 2018 06:00:26 -0500
  • Stacey Abrams Says She'll Run For Office Again: 'I’m Planning To Get Back Into The Ring'

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    Two days after acknowledging her loss to Republican Brian Kemp in Georgia's

    Sun, 18 Nov 2018 11:28:07 -0500
  • Cab Drivers Refuse To Pick Up Racists After Philly Rally With Proud Boys

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    Racists in Philadelphia were apparently denied a quick escape Saturday after

    Sat, 17 Nov 2018 18:41:13 -0500
  • 78-year-old man in California claims he killed at least 90 people over four decades

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    A man now thought to be one of the most prolific serial killers in the US claims he killed as many as 90 people over four decades. Investigators have been able to close four unsolved murder cases because of the confessions of Samuel Little. The 78-year-old, also known as Samuel McDowell, was already serving a life sentence in California for three murders when he confessed to a Texas investigator.

    Sat, 17 Nov 2018 08:51:00 -0500
  • In Khashoggi murder case, Trump is torn between 2 tyrants

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    The Trump administration’s Middle East strategy to isolate and contain Iran is jeopardized by Saudi Arabia’s brazen slaying of a dissident journalist and Turkey’s determination to exploit the crisis for its own gain.

    Sat, 17 Nov 2018 08:00:31 -0500
  • Ford, Lincoln SUVs Recalled for Second-Row Seat Issue

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    Ford is recalling approximately 38,000 of its 2018 Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator SUVs because of a faulty second-row seat. The second-row bench seat may be missing a reinforcement bracke...

    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:39:51 -0500
  • A mother's decision to donate son's face: How doctors approach, support families

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    Dr. Eduardo Rodriguez, a renowned reconstructive surgeon at NYU Langone Health who performs face transplant surgeries, shares how 3-D printing of the donor's face is used to help the family cope.

    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:50:00 -0500
  • North Korea's Deadly Artillery Has the “Potential to Affect Millions of South Korean Citizens”

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    About that "ultramodern" weapon from last week: it could have been some fancy new artillery. 

    Sun, 18 Nov 2018 09:22:00 -0500
  • Facebook says steep rise in data requests from Indian gov't

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Facebook says there was a steep rise in data requests from India's government in the first half of this year as compared to the previous two years.

    Sat, 17 Nov 2018 04:26:22 -0500
  • Lamborghini Supercars Exist Because of a 10-Lira Tractor Clutch

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    The founder's feud with Enzo Ferrari inspired the first Lamborghini sports car.

    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:12:00 -0500
  • Zimbabwe: the year since Mugabe's ousting

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    Here is a summary of key developments since Robert Mugabe was ousted as president of Zimbabwe a year ago after 37 years in charge of the southern African country. Military generals had seized power days earlier after he fired Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, amid concern Mugabe was positioning his wife Grace to succeed him. Mnangagwa returns to Zimbabwe from South Africa the following day, having fled after his dismissal two weeks earlier.

    Sat, 17 Nov 2018 23:41:07 -0500
  • Planning My Wedding Is Making Me Feel Like I've Stepped Back 50 Years

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    When I got engaged last year, I expected wedding planning to be fun, if a

    Sat, 17 Nov 2018 08:30:13 -0500
  • 10 of the Most Tranquil Outdoor Showers in the World

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    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 18:04:18 -0500
  • Trump Insists 'Raking' Will Help Stop Forest Fires; Twitter Reels

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    With 76 people dead and nearly 1,300 unaccounted for and feared dead in

    Sat, 17 Nov 2018 23:26:34 -0500
  • Britain to push U.N. Security Council to back humanitarian truce in Yemen

    British U.N. Ambassador Karen Pierce said she would give the 15-member council a draft resolution on Monday that would enshrine five requests made by U.N. aid chief Mark Lowcock, one of which was for a truce around infrastructure and facilities on which the aid operation and commercial importers rely. Pierce said the aim of the resolution would be to put Lowcock's call "into practice." She gave no timeline for when the draft resolution could be put to a vote. The remaining four requests were for protection of the supply of food and essential goods, a larger, faster injection of foreign exchange into the economy through the central bank, increased humanitarian funding and support, and for the warring parties to engage in peace talks.

    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 16:57:09 -0500
  • Honda Recalls 64,000 SUVs and Minivans for Brake Issue

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    Honda is recalling 64,785 SUVs and minivans because an improper coating on a brake component may lead to reduced braking performance, which raises the risk of a crash, according to the National H...

    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 19:15:37 -0500
  • Bulgarian Prime Minister Accepts Deputy’s Resignation Over Protest

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    Simeonov, deputy premier in charge of economic and demographic policy, personally took the decision to step down on Friday over “his reluctance to cause tension in the government,” the cabinet in Sofia said in an email. Borissov is heading his third cabinet since 2009 in the European Union’s poorest nation, with goals including adopting the euro.

    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:41:43 -0500
  • North Korea deports American even as it boasts of new weapon

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea on Friday deported an American citizen it says it detained for illegal entry, a U.S. official said, an apparent concession that came even as the reclusive nation announced the test of a newly developed but unspecified "ultramodern" weapon that will be seen as a pressuring tactic by Washington.

    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:32:39 -0500
  • Bill Maher Trashes Fans Mourning Stan Lee And Adults Who Read Comics

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    Comedian Bill Maher is getting the ire of the comic book world this weekend

    Sat, 17 Nov 2018 21:25:31 -0500
  • After 'nap-gate', Duterte skips APEC summit dinner

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    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte passed on a gala dinner at a regional summit in Papua New Guinea, days after skipping key meetings in another gathering of world leaders for a "power nap". Duterte, who has a well-known disdain for stiff diplomatic gatherings, was a no-show Saturday night, sending his trade minister instead to pose with heads of state donning bright yellow and red Papua New Guinean shirts.

    Sat, 17 Nov 2018 21:06:56 -0500
  • A weighty issue: scientists redefine the kilogram after 129 years

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    The kilogram will no longer be measured against an actual weight, after scientists voted to start using an electromagnetic current. Since 1889, a kilogram has been defined by a single lump of platinum-iridium which is housed inside three glass bell jars at the headquarters of the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM) , just outside Paris. But the master copy, known as ‘Le Grand K’, has been picking up microparticles of dust, or losing mass in cleaning, causing consternation for scientists using it to measure ever more accurate weights. Now, after a week-long meeting at the Palace of Versailles representatives of 60 nations agreed to redefine the kilogram based on the unchanging value of the ‘Planck constant.’ Instead of checking it against an actual weight, scientists can now find an exact kilogram by measuring the amount of electricity needed to lift it, using a special set of scales known as The Kibble balance.   Scientists have been trying for decades to define a constant value for the kilogram that is derived from laws of physics, in the same way they have done for other standard units. For example, a metre is not defined as 100 centimetres but "the length of the path travelled by light in a vacuum during a time interval of 1/299,792,458 of a second". Scientists Yuning Duan and Gert Rietveld celebrate after the vote on the redefinition of four base units of the International System of Units Credit: Reuters  Describing what impact the new kilogram would have, the BIPM said: "In the same way that if you replaced the decaying foundations of a house with robust new ones, it may not be possible to identify the difference from the surface, but some substantial changes would have taken place to ensure the longevity of the property." The BIPM also voted to update definitions for the ampere (electrical current), the kelvin (thermodynamic temperature) and the mole (amount of a substance). Martin Milton, director of the BIPM, said: “The SI redefinition is a landmark moment in scientific progress. "Using the fundamental constants we observe in nature as a foundation for important concepts such as mass and time means that we have a stable foundation from which to advance our scientific understanding, develop new technologies and address some of society's greatest challenges." Barry Inglis, who heads the committee for weights and measures, said the implications were immense. "We will now no longer be bound by the limitations of objects in our measurement of the world, but have universally accessible units that can pave the way to even greater accuracy, and even accelerate scientific advancement," he said. The new definitions agreed by the BIPM will come into force on May 20, 2019.

    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:03:32 -0500
  • The Latest: GOP senator hits challenger over lobbying work

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    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. Senate special election runoff in Mississippi (all times local):

    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 18:16:00 -0500
  • Democrats Are Planning To Target The Arms Sales Trump Loves

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    WASHINGTON ― Top Democrats are discussing how to use their upcoming control of

    Sun, 18 Nov 2018 05:45:16 -0500
  • Number of missing hard to peg in deadly California wildfire

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    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than 1,000 people are unaccounted for after a deadly Northern California wildfire, but authorities warned Friday that the roster is fluid and contains "raw data," including the names of people who are safe.

    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 22:06:39 -0500
  • Pfizer to raise U.S. drug prices in January after previously backing down

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    The largest U.S. drugmaker said in a statement that the increases would be on around 10 percent of its medicines. Pfizer said it would raise the list price of most of the drugs by 5 percent, while prices for three will rise by 3 percent, and the price of one by 9 percent, all effective Jan. 15. Pfizer said it does not expect the price increases to boost its revenue in the United States next year as it believes that rebates to insurance companies and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) will offset them.

    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:25:52 -0500
  • The 2020 Toyota Corolla Sedan Will Be the First Corolla Hybrid in the U.S.

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    It's based on the all-new Corolla sedan.

    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:00:00 -0500
  • U.S. Justice Dept denies exploring extradition of Erdogan foe to appease Turkey

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    NBC News reported on Thursday that the Trump administration had been seeking ways to extradite U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is wanted in Turkey over accusations that he was involved in a failed 2016 coup, in order to appease Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan. It said the move was designed to persuade Erdogan to ease pressure on Saudi Arabia over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last month. Trump has sought closer ties with Saudi Arabia, citing Riyadh's role in countering Iranian influence in the region, and billions of dollars in potential arms deals.

    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:53:24 -0500
  • Facebook's Top Brass Say They Knew Nothing About Definers. Don't Believe Them.

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    Sweet, wide-eyed Mark Zuckerberg swears he didn't know anything.

    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 16:41:36 -0500
  • Protest greets Apple's Champs Elysees launch

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    The launch of an Apple store on the Champs Elysees in Paris was greeted Sunday by a protest against the US multinational's controversial fiscal practices. The group had staged a sit-in at Apple's flagship Paris store in December 2017, and in February a French court declined to approve a ban on such actions following a request by the US computer giant. "We have come to celebrate in our own way the inauguration of Apple's Champs Elysees store, to remind people that Apple is one of the biggest tax evaders in the world," Attac spokeswoman Aurelie Trouve told AFP at the protest, which featured a brass band.

    Sun, 18 Nov 2018 12:00:10 -0500
  • Thanksgiving with the Jewish Relief Agency

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    The Jewish Relief Agency (JRA) helps over 6,000 individuals in need throughout the greater Philadelphia area. Every month, the organisation hosts a food drive and distribution event to deliver food to the community. This year, we followed JRA as it delivered turkeys and other holiday food items ahead of Thanksgiving day! Learn more on this episode of "Holiday Heroes!"

    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:51:20 -0500
  • Michelle Obama on running for political office: 'It's not something I would ever do'

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    Michelle Obama has an unyielding answer for anyone trying to persuade her to run for political office: she’s not interested. The former first lady discussed her newly published memoir Becoming with television host Jimmy Kimmel in his eponymous show on Thursday night when he asked her about people goading her to pursue a political career. “I know you said – repeatedly – you will not run for office,” Mr Kimmel said, “but has anyone ever really, like, seriously approached you and tried to convince you to run for office?

    Sat, 17 Nov 2018 10:41:00 -0500
  • 'You Were Busy': Trump Marvels At Antonin Scalia's Large Brood At Medal Ceremony

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    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:47:57 -0500
  • New York–Inspired Paint Colors, Mythological Rugs, and More Great New Products to Source Now

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    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:02:25 -0500
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