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Guy responds to his own wanted mugshot on Facebook and hilarious romance ensues

Top Stories - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 15:14

A Facebook post led to an unexpectedly hilarious exchange between the Richland Police Department and a wanted criminal who was taking his sweet time. For its weekly "Wanted Wednesday," the Washington police department posted a mugshot of 38-year-old Anthony Akers, who allegedly violated his probation. When he didn't show up, the Richland Police Department tried reaching out again.


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez warns Donald Trump Jr not to troll somebody who's about to have subpoena power over him

Top Stories - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 15:09

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the new Democratic darling in Washington DC, has poked fun at Donald Trump’s eldest son, suggesting it is not wise to troll a member of a body that will soon have subpoena powers over him. Earlier this week, Donald Trump JR sought to mock the 29-year-old congresswoman-elect – apparently hated by conservatives as much as she is loved by progressives – with a meme he posted to his Instagram page. The Washington Post reported the meme implied Ms Ocasio-Cortez’s democratic socialist views would lead to Americans eating dogs.


Dollar Stores Sell More Food Than Whole Foods

Top Stories - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 15:00

They technically aren't even grocery businesses, but dollar stores are feeding


Our 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Still Charms Midway through Its Long-Term Test

Top Stories - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 14:50

A trip to Montana gains the VW wagon another fan.


Who is Heather Nauert? The new UN ambassador with little experience

Top Stories - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 14:35

State department spokesperson Heather Nauert has been appointed to replace the current UN ambassador Nikki Haley. Donald Trump’s appointment of Heather Nauert – the state department spokeswoman and a former Fox News anchor – as the new US ambassador to the United Nations is widely being interpreted as bad news for the UN.


Oil prices surge as OPEC agrees joint 1.2 mn bpd cut with partners

Top Stories - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 13:26

OPEC members and 10 other oil producing nations, including Russia, agreed Friday to cut output by 1.2 million barrels a day in a bid to reverse falls in prices in recent months. Energy ministers reached the deal -- which takes effect from January 1 but has already sent prices surging on oil markets -- after two days of talks at OPEC headquarters in Vienna. "OPEC group countries are contributing 800,000 barrels per day as a cut, and the non-OPEC (countries) will be contributing 400,000 barrels per day," Emirati Oil Minister Suhail Mohamed al-Mazrouei said at a news conference.


Endangered Hawaiian monk seals baffle scientists by getting eels stuck in their noses

Top Stories - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 13:25

The behaviour of the endangered Hawaiian monk seal has researchers confused - after multiple incidents involving the creatures getting eels stuck up their noses. “Mondays… it might not have been a good one for you but it had to be better than an eel in your nose,” the HMSRP captioned the photo. The unlucky situation led many to raise questions on Facebook, where the photo has been shared more than 1,200 times.


OPEC, Russia agree to slash oil output despite Trump pressure

Top Stories - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 13:20

The producer club will curb output from January by 0.8 million barrels per day versus October levels while non-OPEC allies contribute an additional 0.4 million bpd of cuts, in a move to be reviewed at a meeting in April. Oil prices jumped about 5 percent to more than $63 a barrel as the combined cut of 1.2 million bpd was larger than the minimum 1 million bpd that the market had expected. Saudi Arabia, de facto leader of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, has faced demands from Trump to help the global economy by refraining from paring supplies.


77th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack

Top Stories - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 13:15

77 years ago today on the morning of Dec. 7,  1941, a Sunday, Japanese bombers flew across Oahu, Hawaii, and began their assault.


Rex Tillerson Says He Repeatedly Stopped Donald Trump From Breaking The Law

Top Stories - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 12:45

Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he was fired by Donald Trump


Young Afghan Messi fan threatened by criminals, Taliban

Top Stories - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 11:51

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A young Afghan soccer fan who shot to fame after he was photographed in a Messi shirt made from a plastic bag has been forced to flee with his family to the capital after criminal gangs and the Taliban threatened to kill or kidnap him, his mother said Friday.


The Latest: OPEC backs 6-month oil production cut package

Top Stories - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 11:13

VIENNA (AP) — The Latest on the OPEC oil meeting (all times local):


Company Insiders Are Buying Home Improvement Stocks

Top Stories - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 10:21

For the last few months, shares of home improvement stocks have been under pressure. Weakness in the housing market, driven by rising rates and higher material costs, was a main catalyst. First, some analysts think that the weakness in housing stocks is overdone, and the lower end of the housing market remains undersupplied.


Elementary school principal put on leave after banning Santa, candy cane decorations

Top Stories - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 10:19

An elementary school principal was put on leave after trying to enact a


Honduran women and children say they were threatened with denial of asylum and jail time

Top Stories - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 09:49

On Dec. 1, 2018, a group of Honduran women and children tried to cross the border between Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego in an attempt to seek asylum in the United States. They were met by U.S. Border Patrol agents who, they said, urged them to return to Mexico, threatening them with jail time and denial of asylum if they proceeded to cross.


Don Lemon Roasts 'Hypocrite-In-Chief' Donald Trump Over Undocumented Workers Report

Top Stories - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 09:11

CNN's Don Lemon called Donald Trump the "hypocrite-in-chief" on Thursday,


Ukraine says will send naval ships through Kerch Strait soon

Top Stories - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 08:27

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine's defense ministry warned Russia on Friday that it will soon send navy ships through the Kerch Strait where Russia fired on and seized three Ukrainian vessels two weeks ago.


Kevin Hart steps down from hosting the 2019 Academy Awards

Top Stories - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 08:14

The comedian announced he is stepping down following criticism of some anti-gay tweets he posted years ago. ABC News Emily Rau reports.


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