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Trump Wants To End Hurricane Maria Relief Funding To Puerto Rico: Report

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 05:07

President Donald Trump wants to stop sending federal relief money to Puerto


How the B-2 Spirit Was Designed to be the Ultimate Stealth Bomber

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 03:00

Why does the B-2 look so weird, and how does that help evade radar?


Markets Will Continue Their Tug of War

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 02:00

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up more than 500 points, or 2.1 percent, the Nasdaq Composite rose 2.6 percent, and the S&P 500 Index gained 2.2 percent. The immediate cause of the rallies was the split Congress that emerged as Democrats gained control of the House of Representatives and Republicans increased their majority in the Senate. There were also powerful economic forces at play in the markets.


GOP Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith Just Made A Joke About Public Hangings In Mississippi

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 23:06

Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, a white Republican, joked about going to a


Ukraine separatists elect leaders in defiance of West

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 21:46

Separatist leaders in Russian-backed areas of eastern Ukraine on Monday looked set for an expected victory according to preliminary results in polls condemned as illegal by Kiev and Western countries. Elections in the Donetsk and Lugansk "People's Republics", controlled by separatists since breaking away from Ukraine's pro-Western government in 2014, took place after the killing of the rebel Donetsk "president" in a bomb attack in August. "Today we have proved to the world that we can not only fight, not only win on the battlefield but also build a state based on real democratic principles," Denis Pushilin, the 37-year-old acting Donetsk leader who is expected to win, told a crowd during a concert at the main square.


The Latest: Sheriff: 6 more bodies found; total of 29

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 21:40

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the California wildfires (all times local):


23 Ways To Eat Corned Beef

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 21:04


Hell in Paradise: fire crews in grim search for California's dead

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 20:54

Search teams recovered bodies from the devastation left by California's most destructive ever wildfire on Sunday, as the statewide death toll rose to at least 27 with high winds hampering the effort to save lives and homes. Firefighters took advantage of a brief calm overnight to make headway against the multiple blazes, but conditions were hellish on Sunday, with winds forecast to gust as high as 60 miles (100 kilometers) an hour, and humidity low. The largest inferno -- the so-called "Camp Fire" in the northern foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains -- has destroyed 6,700 homes, business and other buildings in the town of Paradise, effectively wiping it off the map.


Alibaba hits another 'Singles Day' record but growth slows

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 20:28

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba filled a record $30.7 billion in orders on Sunday during its annual "Singles Day" shopping frenzy, but growth slowed from previous years. Although retail sales in China have been steady, the outlook is uncertain as the economy slows and concerns rise over the impact of the trade war with the United States. Alibaba's share price, which doubled in 2017, is down 16 percent this year.


Critics rebuke Mississippi senator's 'public hanging' remark

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 20:09

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A newly published video shows a white Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi praising someone by saying: "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row."


Israeli soldier, 7 Palestinians killed in new Gaza fighting

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 19:36

JERUSALEM (AP) — A fresh wave of fighting erupted between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, leaving an Israeli soldier and seven Palestinians dead, just as Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers had appeared to be making progress toward ratcheting down months of border violence.


One Day In, Florida's Senate Recount Gets Messier

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 19:26

The race to count Florida's votes got even messier on Sunday as Gov. Rick


11 Gifts For Tween Boys And Girls That Are Actually Age Appropriate

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 17:41

Whether the tween on your shopping list is one you spend a lot of time with or


2018 Veterans Day Parade in New York City

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 17:13

New York City hosted its annual Veterans Day Parade, the largest celebration of service in the nation, on Nov. 11. “America’s Parade” featured more than 20,000 participants, with 300 marching bands, floats, veterans’ groups and military units. Medal of Honor recipient Florent Groberg (U.S. Army, Afghanistan) was this years grand marshal.


8 Personalized Gifts That Aren't Cheesy Or Expensive

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 16:54

Though there are plenty of thoughtful gift ideas that mean much more than they


Evacuations remain for Malibu, 2 found dead as Woolsey Fire threatens tens of thousands of structures

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 16:43

Two people were found dead and more than 200,000 residents remain under mandatory evacuation as the Woolsey Fire rages in Southern California.


Street battles rage in Yemen's Hodeidah, civilians caught in crossfire

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 16:21

Residents said they saw bodies of seven civilians killed in clashes in southern suburbs, with both sides using mortar shells, anti-aircraft guns and assault rifles in the fight for the Houthi-held city, a lifeline for millions of Yemenis. The coalition has renewed its offensive on Hodeidah as Western allies, including the United States, called for a ceasefire to support U.N.-led efforts to end the nearly four-year war that has killed more than 10,000 and pushed the country to the brink of starvation.


Pabst says MillerCoors is trying to put it out of business

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 16:14

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Pabst Brewing Company and MillerCoors are going to trial, with hipster favorite Pabst contending that MillerCoors wants to put it out of business by ending a longstanding partnership through which it brews Pabst's beers.


Airplane banner denounces Jets' partnership with MGM

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 15:21

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — An airplane banner criticizing the New York Jets' gaming deal partnership with casino operator MGM Resorts International circled MetLife Stadium several times a few hours before the team's game against the Buffalo Bills.


Dozens of cat mummies unearthed in ancient Egyptian tomb

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 15:20

At an excavation of a pharaoh's 4,500-year-old pyramid complex, Egyptian archaeologists discovered dozens of mummified cats — in addition to 100 ornate cat statues.  Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Dr. Khaled El-Enany announced the ancient cat artifacts on Nov. 10, and the Ministry took to Twitter to share images of the long-deceased felines, wrapped in ribbons of cloth. Ancient Egyptians may not have worshiped their cats, but there's ample evidence that they viewed the small mammals as divine.  #Tens of #cats #mummies were unearthed in #Saqqara #necropolis along with 100 wooden #gilded #statues of #cats and a bronze one dedicated to the cat #goddess #bastet. pic.twitter.com/g0oSQPBhL8 — Ministry of Antiquities-Arab Republic of Egypt (@AntiquitiesOf) November 10, 2018 #mummies of #cats #discoverd in #Saqqara (#Discovery pic.twitter.com/AFRNERfHBn — Ministry of Antiquities-Arab Republic of Egypt (@AntiquitiesOf) November 10, 2018 SEE ALSO: The people have spoken and they want to eat the diseased tomb cheese The mummified cats, however, weren't alone.  Piles of mummified scarab beetles were also found in the tomb. The large beetles lay buried under the lid of heavy limestone sarcophagus for 4,500 years.  #Discovery Unique #Discovery in #Saqqara #Giza #Egypt #mummies of #scarabs #AncientEgypt pic.twitter.com/FkCA9HxY5P — Ministry of Antiquities-Arab Republic of Egypt (@AntiquitiesOf) November 10, 2018 WATCH: Subway rat seizes free avocado, because who wouldn't


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