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Here's Why Tide Detergent Is Going to Come in a Shoe Box

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 11:02

Forget about Tide Pods

Israeli air strikes target Gaza Strip after rocket fire

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:32

Israel's military said it was carrying out air strikes "throughout the Gaza Strip" on Monday after a barrage of rocket fire from the Palestinian enclave towards its territory. Israel reported some 80 "launches" from the Gaza Strip towards its territory -- reportedly rockets and mortars -- with a number intercepted by missile defences. It also said an Israeli bus was hit by fire from the Gaza Strip.

California shooting: Gunman Ian Long wanted to join US marines 'so he could kill for his country'

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:25

A former high school coach of the gunman who killed 12 people at a Southern California bar says he was a “sadistic” teenager who joined the military so he would “kill for his country”. Evie Cluke says that years before his shooting rampage, the 28-year-old former marine was already displaying volatile and intimidating behaviour. The educator, who coached Long on Newbury Park High School's track team in 2007 and 2008, said he was a “ticking time bomb” who constantly lost his temper, threw tantrums and would scream at coaches when he didn't like their decisions.

Fox News Airs Ad For Trumpy Bear And People On Twitter Aren't Sure It's Real

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:19

Viewers of Fox News were given the gift of learning about Trumpy Bear on

Trump makes baseless 'infected' ballot claims amid Florida recount

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:04

President Trump on Monday suggested that the ongoing recounts in Florida should be halted and the races called for Republican candidates while floating baseless claims of voter fraud.

Indonesia urges more training for pilots after Lion Air crash

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 09:55

The comments shed further light on the areas under scrutiny as investigators prepare to publish their preliminary report on Nov. 28 or 29, one month after the Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX dived into the Java Sea, killing all 189 on board. Now the investigation's focus appears to be expanding to the clarity of U.S.-approved procedures to help pilots prevent the 737 MAX over-reacting to such a data loss, and methods for training them. Soerjanto Tjahjono, head of Indonesia's transportation safety committee of crash investigators (KNKT), said on Monday that Indonesian regulators would tighten training requirements as a result of the findings of the investigation so far.

AP Explains: The latest in Sri Lanka's political crisis

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 09:49

NEW DELHI (AP) — Sri Lanka is in the midst of a political crisis set off by the president's decisions to remove the South Asian island nation's prime minister, dissolve Parliament and call snap elections.

15 Useful Gifts For College Students They'll Use At School And Beyond

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 09:00

Between cramming for exams, tailgating at football games, studying late into

Tesla Model 3 key fob sold out in one day

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 08:50

After an alarming video surfaced of car thieves stealing a Tesla with nothing but a phone and tablet, Tesla released a Model 3 key fob without the easily intercepted passive entry feature for US customers on Friday. After receiving constant requests from Model 3 owners who have not been satisfied with opening their car via a credit card-like key or via their smartphone and the Tesla mobile app, Tesla finally released a Model 3 key fob on Friday -- those in the early access program already got their hands on the device last month.

10 Things to Know for Today

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 08:45

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

Imelda Cortez: Raped woman faces 20 years in jail for trying to abort her attacker's baby

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 08:14

A young woman in El Salvador who fell pregnant after being repeatedly raped from the age of 11 by her stepfather could face up to two decades in jail for allegedly attempting to abort his child. Imelda Cortez became pregnant at the age of 18 and denies trying to abort the baby, which is a crime under any circumstances in El Salvador. Ms Cortez's daughter is now nearly two-years-old.

Timelapse footage captures Malibu wildfire as seen from Venice Beach

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 08:13

Timelapse video shows the destructive Woolsey Fire spreading into Malibu as seen from Venice Beach, about 20 miles away.

Best Bites: Traditional Thanksgiving pumpkin pie cupcakes

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 08:00

Welcome to Best Bites, a twice-weekly video series that aims to satisfy your

Bar gunman was 'out of control' in high school, coach says

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 07:19

MONTCLAIR, Calif. (AP) — A second high school coach of the gunman who killed 12 people at a Southern California bar recalled him on Sunday as volatile and intimidating, and said that repeated complaints to school administrators about his behavior failed to prompt any discipline.

How You Can Help Victims Of California Wildfires

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 06:42

The three wildfires raging on both ends of California have exacted a

Republicans Remain in a Strong Position in State Legislatures

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 06:30

Most of the commentary on the 2018 midterms has focused on the federal level, where Democrats won a majority in the House and Republicans extended their lead in the Senate. When combined with the governor results we can see that Democrats made important gains across the states, but the Republicans remain in a strong position. Going into the 2018 midterm, Republicans had complete control of 26 state governments — meaning that their party held both chambers of the state legislature as well as the governorship.

U.S. Troops Will Likely Miss Thanksgiving At Home As They Wait For Migrant Caravan

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 06:25

The thousands of troops deployed to the southern U.S. border will most likely

Frank Sinatra’s 70th birthday gift Rolls-Royce sells for £140k

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 06:24

Legendary American singer Frank Sinatra’s Rolls-Royce Corniche – a 70th birthday gift from Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr – has sold for £140,000 at a UK auction