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Classics for sale: TV-featured Lotus Elan S2

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 03:00

If you’re hunting down the best Elan S2 on the market, you’ve just found it. As a bonus, the car has also been on the TV…

NBC Reportedly Threatened To 'Smear' Ronan Farrow If He Pressed Harvey Weinstein Exposé

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 01:03

New details have emerged about NBC News' reported efforts to stop Ronan Farrow

Judge halts Saturday's grizzly hunts in Wyoming, Idaho

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 00:55

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge has put a 14-day hold on the first public grizzly bear hunts in Wyoming and Idaho in more than 40 years, as he considers whether the government was wrong to lift federal protections on the animals.

Esports shooting survivor tells story, files lawsuit

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 22:52

Jacob Mitich had made it to Round Two of the Madden NFL 19 tournament in Jacksonville when the shots rang out.

Trump Attacks CNN, NY Times And NBC At Indiana Rally

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 22:43

President Trump named The New York Times, CNN, and NBC specifically in his complaints.

Actress Tried To Use Acid And Alligators To Dispose Of Husband's Ex-Wife

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 21:09

After Grant and Amanda Hayes killed Laura Ackerson, cut her body into pieces

The Latest: Hospital expecting more patients from bus crash

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 21:02

THOREAU, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a commercial bus crash in New Mexico (all times local):

Bank Of America Faces Backlash After Freezing Accounts Over Citizenship Questions

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 20:09

Bank of America is facing backlash over reports that the company has frozen

Small air leak in Russian capsule patched at space station

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 16:58

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronauts scrambled Thursday to patch a tiny hole in a Russian capsule that was allowing air to leak from the International Space Station.

Harley-Davidson F-150 Making a Comeback

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 15:19

Harley-Davidson F-150 Making a Comeback Celebrating 115th years with something big and loud Behold the ultimate Harley-Davidson swag: the H-D pickup truck! The bike maker, in collaboration with custom truck shop Tuscany Motor, has unveiled its 115th

44 Hearty Fall Slow-Cooker Recipes

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 14:26

Chris Watts Murder Case: Man Claims He Had Affair With Dad Accused of Killing Wife, Kids

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 13:46

Trent Bolte says he had a 10-month relationship with Watts, who revealed to him that he was trapped in a loveless marriage.

Man who threatened to ‘shoot Boston Globe reporters in the head’ arrested by FBI

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 13:27

A man in California has been arrested by the FBI after allegedly threatening to murder Boston Globe reporters and echoing the rhetoric of President Donald Trump by calling the press the “enemy of the people”. Sixty-eight-year-old Robert Chain, of Encino, reportedly began calling the offices of the Boston newspaper on 10 August, when the newspaper announced that it would publish an editorial — alongside dozens of other news outlets — pushing back on the president’s labelling of the media as enemies of the people. Mr Trump, in response, tweeted even more attacks, and targeted the Globe specifically in those tirades.

Trump govt backs suit alleging Harvard anti-Asian admissions policy

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 12:28

The US Justice Department accused Harvard University Thursday of discriminating against Asian applicants, ramping up the Trump administration's opposition to widespread policies seeking to manage racial balance among students. The department filed a statement with the Boston federal court endorsing a lawsuit by an Asian students group that charged the prestigious university with preferring whites, blacks and Hispanics at the expense of more academically deserving Asians. The move came two months after the Trump government announced it was cancelling the previous Obama administration's support for so-called "affirmative action" programs, by which universities seek to boost the numbers of under-represented minorities, particularly Hispanics and African-Americans.

Pick up a George Foreman Grill from Walmart on sale for just $19.99

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 12:26

George Foreman has impacted two major spaces: the boxing ring and the kitchen. Regarding the latter, the Foreman Grill has been one of the most popular kitchen appliances for years. And if you've been looking to add one to your kitchen, or have a kid who's soon heading out into the world on their own, Walmart has a great sale right now for you. SEE ALSO: Best Instant Pot cookbooks on Amazon: Traditional, vegan, Weight Watchers, and more The George Foreman Electric Grill and Panini Press is currently available at Walmart for $19.99, saving you $15.91 from the listed price of $35.90. This compact grill is super versatile. Despite the size, it can prepare enough grilled veggies, meats, and more for the whole family. And thanks to its simple, sloped design and nonstick finish, you won't have to worry about cleanup or grease build-up. If you encounter a particularly messy meal and need to give the grill a once over, the plates are easily removable. Image: George Foreman Grills George Foreman Electric Grill and Panini Press — $19.99 See Details

20 Tweets That Perfectly Capture The Struggle Of Being Broke As Hell

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 12:11

At some point in our lives, we've all felt the frustration of finally making

Experts: Unusual factors in ex-Texas cop's murder conviction

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 12:06

Every case is unique, as is every jury. But experts say several factors seemed to stack up against former Texas police officer Roy Oliver this week when, in an extremely rare outcome, he was convicted of murder for a shooting that occurred while he was on duty.

Russia to hold major drills in Mediterranean off Syria as UN warns of 'perfect storm'

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 10:10

Russia has announced it will hold a week-long military drill in the Mediterranean off the coast of Syria, as the UN warned a “perfect storm” was brewing in the battle for the country’s last rebel stronghold. Moscow’s defence ministry said it will deploy 25 ships, including a Marshall Ustinov missile cruiser, and 30 jets for the exercises, which would focus on anti-air and anti-submarine defence. The armada is the biggest task force sent by President Vladimir Putin’s government since Russia’s intervention in the Syrian conflict in 2015. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the drills were justified by the situation around the Idlib, the northwestern province where Syrian and allied Russian forces are expected to soon launch an offensive. "The situation in Syria has the significant potential of exacerbating,” Mr Peskov said. “Nothing good can come out of this terrorist hotbed that formed there, if no one acts. So tightened security measures are totally justified and reasonable.” Syrian army soldier stands at a check-point as Russian military police vehicle, right, passes by near the village of Almajdiyeh, Syria, Credit: AP The manoeuvring in the Mediterranean came as Russia accused Britain and the US of preparing a “false-flag” chemical attack in Idlib to frame the Syrian government and justify a a Western attack on its forces. Russian embassies and a network of Kremlin-owned media outlets have been pushing stories of potential chemical attacks as part of a large-scale disinformation campaign. The Russian newspaper Moskovsky Komsomolets said the buildup was connected to the prospect of an attack by the US, which last week sent guided-missile destroyer USS Ross to the eastern Mediterranean. Nato has expressed concern about the naval manoeuvering. Civil defense members carry out search and rescue works after the airstrikes in Idlib province Credit: Anadolu "We will not speculate on the intention of the Russian fleet, but it is important that all actors in the region exercise restraint and refrain from worsening an already disastrous humanitarian situation in Syria," said Oana Lungescu, Nato’s chief spokeswoman. Government forces have been massing around Idlib for days and looked poised to launch what could be the last major battle of the seven-year civil war. Some 2.7 million people are living in Idlib under the control of several thousand jihadists and other more moderate rebels. A major military operation would pose a particular humanitarian nightmare because there is no opposition territory left in Syria where people could be evacuated to and the country’s border with Turkey has been closed. 'There is a perfect storm based on warnings, counter-warnings (from the US and Russia)," said Staffan de Mistura, UN envoy to Syria. "There is no other Idlib," he added, stressing the need to ensure civilians can evacuate to nearby areas under government control, with guarantees their rights will be respected once they get there. "It would be a tragic irony frankly if at almost the end of... a territorial war inside Syria, we would be witnessing the most horrific tragedy to the largest number of civilians." Mr de Mistura offered to personally travel to Idlib to help ensure civilians can leave through a humanitarian corridor, though did not say to which safe area they would lead.  Syrian onlookers gather around rescue teams clearing the rubble in the morning of April 10, 2018 at the site of an explosion in the northwestern city of Idlib.  Credit: AFP The envoy said there were an estimated 10,000 al-Qaeda and affiliated fighters in Idlib, along with their families. The most powerful of them, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), appeared to leave the door open to a negotiated settlement on Thursday during last-ditch talks. "We in HTS are striving to find an effective solution in the liberated Syrian north that would protect our people from a possible offensive by the criminal regime and its allies," read a statement published on its propaganda agency Ibaa. Turkey, which backs the Syrian opposition, has been in talks with Russia and Iran to prevent an offensive, which it fears would send millions more refugees its way. Russia, in return, has demanded that Ankara remove all al-Qaeda elements, such as HTS, before any deal is made. While Turkey actively sponsors rebel forces in Idlib, its influence over HTS is less clear and experts warned the chances of success were slim.

China says no plans to deploy troops to Afghanistan

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 08:03

BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday denied reports that it plans to deploy troops to Afghanistan, saying the neighbors are engaged merely in "normal military and security cooperation."

Couple arrested after friend's body parts found in bags

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 07:19

Investigators say a woman was beaten to death and chopped up by her best friend's boyfriend, while the best friend allegedly helped.