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The Story Behind That 2,000-Year-Old Thracian Chariot You Saw on Reddit

Top Stories - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 15:03

The photo of an ancient Thracian chariot alongside the bones of two horses and a dog has quickly risen to the top of Reddit today (Oct. 13), with more than 65,000 likes. A team of archaeologists led by Veselin Ignatov, of the Istoricheski muzej Nova Zagora, a museum in Bulgaria, discovered the 2,000-year-old wooden chariot in 2008. In 2009, Ignatov and his team also found a brick tomb, containing the remains of a man dressed in what appears to be armor, near the chariot.


McCain on Willingness to Work With Trump 'Dumb Question'

Top Stories - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 15:01

Sen. John McCain chastised a reporter who questioned if he would continue to work with Donald Trump after criticizing him. Lawrence O'Donnell says McCain, who likely won't seek another term, has "nothing left to lose."


Woman facing deportation seeks sanctuary a second time

Top Stories - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 14:52

DENVER (AP) — A Peruvian woman has sought sanctuary for a second time in Colorado rather than board a Tuesday flight to her native country as ordered by U.S. immigration authorities, supporters said.


Obama administration approved nuclear deal with Kremlin after FBI uncovered Russian bribery plot

Top Stories - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 14:20

The Obama administration potentially knew of corruption at a Russian nuclear supplier years before it agreed to sign over 20 per cent of US's uranium supply to the company, a new report has claimed. The Hill claims federal agents found evidence of illegal payments made to an employee at a Russian nuclear company years before the Obama administration allowed the company to make a major business deal.


Thousands of anti-government protesters rally in Ukraine

Top Stories - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 13:24

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Several thousand government protesters rallied outside Ukraine's parliament Tuesday and some urged President Petro Poroshenko to step down.


Basketball without cable: A cord-cutter's guide to the NBA

Macworld - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 13:16
Cord cutters can get their fill of big nationally televised games, but local broadcasts are still left on the bench.

Still standing: Photos capture abandoned buildings after years of neglect 

Top Stories - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:52

A Dutch photographer has released a series of photos of abandoned buildings throughout France that nature is slowly reclaiming.


Prince Harry's ultimate desire revealed: What he 'so badly craves' as he prepares his future with Meghan Markle

Top Stories - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:12

As Prince Harry continues to look towards a future with girlfriend Meghan Markle, sources close to the couple are revealing what their potential future wedding day could look like.


Netanyahu says Israel won't tolerate Iran presence in Syria

Top Stories - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:08

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister warned Tuesday that he will not tolerate an Iranian military presence in neighboring Syria.


Bill Cosby Accusers Demand Academy Kick Out Cosby And Polanski Too

Top Stories - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 11:57

Two of the more than 50 women who have accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault are demanding he and film producer Roman Polanski be immediately removed from the Academy of Motion Pictures.


Airbus takes control of Bombardier CSeries in rebuff to U.S. threat

Top Stories - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 11:43

MONTREAL/TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) - Airbus has agreed to take a majority stake in Bombardier's troubled CSeries jetliner programme, securing the plane's future and giving the Canadian firm a possible way out of a damaging trade dispute with Boeing. Airbus will get a 50.01 percent stake in an entity recently carved out of Bombardier to produce and market the CSeries, four years after it first flew with a goal to enter the $125 billion a year market for large jets. In reality, the terms of the deal mean Bombardier could pay Airbus to take over by agreeing to underwrite $700 million of risks related to cost overruns in coming years.


Harvey Weinstein donated $10K to Bill Clinton's legal fund during Lewinsky sex scandal

Top Stories - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 11:30

It’s been 20 years since the sex scandal between Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky rocked the White House and the nation.


Kenya opposition suspends protest campaign after deaths

Top Stories - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 11:05

Opposition leader Raila Odinga said Tuesday he was suspending a protest campaign after three people were shot dead in demonstrations against Kenya's election body. The National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition had earlier said the protests would resume on Wednesday after pausing for a day in a tribute to the victims. "In honour of the innocent victims of the state, our protests will stay suspended.


Russian Bribery Plot Uncovered Before U.S. Nuclear Deal

Top Stories - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:55

Instead of bringing immediate charges, the Department of Justice investigated the Russian plot for nearly four years


Buy These Popular Toys Now -- Before They Sell Out This Holiday Season

Top Stories - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:38

Given that it's only October, you're probably thinking more about Halloween than holiday shopping. Walmart, Toys R Us, Target, Kmart and Amazon have released their predictions for the hottest holiday toys. Hatchimals Surprise Twin-Puppadee ($69.99) is an egg in which a pair of twin creatures are hiding and waiting for some loving attention.


German court sentences 88-year-old Holocaust denier to jail

Top Stories - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:38

A German court sentenced an 88-year-old woman to six months in prison on Monday for denying the Holocaust and for inciting hatred. Ursula Haverbeck, who describes herself as a revisionist historian, said at a public event in January 2016 that gas chambers in Auschwitz concentration camp "were not real". A court in Berlin found Haverbeck guilty after examining a short video of her speech in which she said that she was citing a book, not expressing her own views.


America Ferrera Reveals She Was Sexually Assaulted When She Was 9

Top Stories - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:16

America Ferrera has joined the growing list of women who have come forward to share personal experiences of sexual harassment and assault.


Airbus, Bombardier deal hits Boeing with double whammy

Top Stories - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 09:49

Airbus and Bombardier are inflicting double damage on Boeing with a deal that fills a gap in the Europeans' aircraft range and gives Bombardier a fighting chance to avoid punishing US tariffs, analysts say. In the middle of the European night, Airbus issued a surprise announcement that it would take a majority stake in Bombardier's marquee C-Series airliner programme, aiming for significant production savings on the C-Series aircraft and making use of Airbus's international reach for sales. The agreement, which Airbus chief Tom Enders called "a win-win deal for everyone", gives the European company a stake in Bombardiers' mid-range programme without the need to immediately inject cash -- allowing it to keep its war chest intact for future battles with arch-rival Boeing.


Ariel Winter stuns on the cover of LaPalme Magazine's Fall 2017 issue: Exclusive

Top Stories - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 09:01

Ariel Winter is opening up about her contentious relationship with her mother.


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