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US man wrote 'God sheltered me' before trip turned deadly

Top Stories - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 14:22

NEW DELHI (AP) — The young American, paddling his kayak toward a remote Indian island whose people have resisted the outside world for thousands of years, believed God was helping him dodge the authorities.


Three Kosovo Serbs arrested over politician's murder

Top Stories - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 13:37

Three Kosovo Serbs were arrested Friday over the murder of prominent Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic who was shot dead in January, Kosovo authorities said. The early morning arrests were a rare intervention by Kosovo's special police forces into the northern half of Mitrovica, an ethnically divided city with Serbs in the north and Albanians in the south.


U.S. lawmaker subpoenas ex-FBI chief and former Attorney General

Top Stories - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 13:11

The Republican chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, Bob Goodlatte, has issued subpoenas for former FBI Director James Comey and former Attorney General Loretta Lynch to give depositions in a probe of their handling of an investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails. A committee statement released on Friday said the two former top law enforcement officials have been repeatedly asked to meet with the Judiciary and Oversight committees "as part of the Committees’ joint investigation into decisions made by the Department of Justice in 2016" but "have yet to voluntarily appear," driving the need to issue subpoenas. According to the statement, Comey would be deposed on Dec. 3 and Lynch on Dec. 4.


Retailers look to millennials for holiday shopping cheer

Top Stories - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 12:54

As the US holiday shopping season kicked off Friday, retailers were looking to an unexpected savior to keep the tills humming: millennials. The generation of 22 to 37-year-olds have long been seen as cash-strapped and debt-laden after graduating college into a jobless economy after the 2008 global financial crisis. "This holiday season retailers will experience the growing purchasing power of Gen Z and millennials," National Retail Federation president Matthew Shay said.


Turkey's Foreign Minister Accuses Trump Of Turning 'Blind Eye' To Khashoggi's Murder

Top Stories - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 12:47

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Çavuşoğlu criticized President Donald Trump


Amazon Workers In Germany & Spain Go On Strike For Black Friday

Top Stories - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 12:31

Not everyone is excited about the Black Friday madness. About 620 Amazon workers in Germany, as well as others in Spain and the U.K., staged walkouts and strikes on November 23. Better pay and working conditions, Yahoo! Finance reports.


Roger Stone Associate Jerome Corsi In Plea Negotiations With Mueller: Report

Top Stories - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 12:24

Jerome Corsi, a conservative conspiracy theorist associated with Roger Stone,


May Appeals to Voters as Gibraltar Spat Drags on: Brexit Update

Top Stories - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 12:24

Prime Minister Theresa May is fighting to win domestic backing for her Brexit deal and is appealing directly to voters over the heads of politicians. Theresa May’s government has taken the unusual step of launching a blog to “offer rebuttal to criticisms and inaccurate reporting in the lead up to Parliament’s meaningful vote” on the prime minister’s Brexit deal. The blog so far contains responses to a City A.M. article on “the 10 capitulations of Theresa May” and a Spectator piece giving “the legal verdict” on May’s deal.


UTC gets Chinese nod for Rockwell Collins purchase, deal set to close

Top Stories - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 11:48

United Technologies Corp on Friday received Chinese regulatory approval for its $30 billion purchase of aircraft parts maker Rockwell Collins Inc, clearing the final hurdle to complete the largest aerospace deal in history. The conditional approval for the deal between the two American industrial heavyweights comes during a period of escalating trade tensions between China and the United States. The dispute between the world's two largest economies had fanned concerns among UTC shareholders that the merger could fall victim to the growing tensions.


Grandma And Teen Who Connected By Wrong Text Enjoy Third Thanksgiving Together

Top Stories - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 11:38

One Arizona grandmother's accidental text has turned out to be the gift that


A Thanksgiving Mall Shooting Left 2 Injured, Including a 12-Year-Old Girl. Here's What to Know

Top Stories - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 11:12

The suspected gunman was pronounced dead at the scene


Factbox: How Carlos Ghosn's pay compares with other top auto executives'

Top Stories - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 10:03

(Reuters) - Carlos Ghosn, one of the most celebrated leaders in the global auto industry, was ousted as the chairman of Nissan Motor Co on Thursday over allegations of financial misconduct including under-stating his income by around 5 billion yen ($44 million) over five years. Ghosn, who helms Mitsubishi Motors and Nissan's French partner Renault , is one of the most well-paid executives at global automakers, a Reuters analysis of company filings shows. The following is a snapshot of the compensation packages earned by top auto executives in their latest financial year. ...


The 2019 Cadillac XT4 Is an Eye-Catching Alternative in a Sea of German Competition

Top Stories - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 10:00

The interior, though, doesn't quite live up to the promise of the exterior.


Land Rover reveals new edition of Range Rover Evoque SUV

Top Stories - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 09:54

Land Rover revealed its 2020 Range Rover Evoque Thursday, "the luxury SUV for the city and beyond," in a world premiere in London's East End. The new #RangeRover #Evoque makes its debut, turning heads with its modernist design and bringing accessible luxury to the city and beyond. Based on exterior design, it's difficult to tell the 2019 model from the latest one if not placed right beside one another -- the 2020 model is just a hair longer to offer passengers more legroom and trunk space.


Yahoo News Explains: Why do we call it Black Friday?

Top Stories - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 08:55

Does it mean retailers will turn a profit, or get “in the black” for the year, or is the meaning a lot less positive?


Yahoo News Explains: Why do we call it Black Friday?

Top Stories - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 08:48

Black Friday is a consumer’s saving grace. Many attribute the term “Black Friday” to retailers who would turn a profit, or get “in the black” for the year, with holiday sales. Yahoo News explains where the name came from.


Save $100 on the Philips Airfryer at Amazon for Black Friday, on sale for just $99

Top Stories - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 08:22

We're calling it: Air fryers are going to be one of the hottest gifts of the 2018 holiday season and this Black Friday deal on Amazon could be part of the reason why. If you've yet to familiarize yourself with air fryers — AKA the raved about new method of frying that's changing the way we do comfort food — now's a good time to start. Not to be confused with a deep fryer, these devices require just a tablespoon or less of oil to fry your favorite foods to crisp perfection with up to 75% less fat (and guilt).  What's even better? Amazon's currently selling this Philips Airfryer for just $99.99, which is basically $100 off its $199 listing price. SEE ALSO: All the best Black Friday 2018 sales, right in one place The Philips Airfryer uses Rapid Air technology to circulate hot air around its metal mesh cooking basket. The patented starfish design in its basket will guarantee your food is cooked evenly with no turning needed (even if you happen to pile your food.)  In addition to the hot air, powerful direct heat from above will give food that crisp golden finish we all love. The basket can fit up to 1.75 pounds of food, which is basically one full bag of french fries. The Airfryer isn't just a fryer though, it also grills, roasts and even bakes. It's essentially your one-stop solution for whatever meal you want to whip up for your family or guests.  Pick one of the 150 recipes that come included with the free app, set your cook time and temperature, and enjoy your favorite comfort foods all while knowing they're way healthier than usual. Sounds pretty good to us. Grab this Black Friday deal while you still can here.   More coverage: Black Friday 2018 Black Friday 2018: All the best deals are right here Shopping tips and tactics for Black Friday 2018 Black Friday 2018 deals by store Amazon: Shop sales on Fire tablets, Echo Spot, and more Walmart: Shop sales on Xbox One S, Instant Pot, Nintendo Switch Macy's: Shop sales on Vitamix, Dyson, Instant Pot, Roomba Target: Shop sales on iPhone XS, Apple Watch, 23andMe, TVs, and more Best Buy: Shop sales on QLED TVs, Microsoft laptops, Nintendo, and more Black Friday 2018 deals by category Gaming deals: Xbox One X, PlayStation 4, Nintendo, Alienware laptops, and more Laptop deals: Lenovo Yoga, Alienware, Dell, HP, Asus, and more  TV deals: OLEDs from Best Buy, Amazon, Walmart, and more Smart home deals: Amazon Echo, Roomba, Google Home, Apple HomePod Instant Pot deals: Where to get the cheapest price Clothing deals and promo codes: J.Crew, Macy's, Kohl's, Nordstrom, Lord & Taylor Mattress deals: Nectar, Casper, Leesa, Eight Sleep, and more


Armed men in Syria's Idlib kill prominent activist

Top Stories - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 08:13

Armed men in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province assassinated on Friday an activist who ran a radio station that provided independent news and satirized both President Bashar al-Assad and opposition insurgents, a war monitor reported. The unidentified gunmen shot Raed al-Fares, along with his friend Hamoud al-Juneid, in the town of Kafranbel, home to the Radio Fresh station, the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Fares gained prominence early in the uprising against Assad, which began with mass demonstrations in 2011 and slid into civil war, with protest banners that drew international attention on social media.


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