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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - North Korean Prisons Are Worse Than Nazi Concentration Camps, Says Holocaust Survivor

North Korean Prisons Are Worse Than Nazi Concentration Camps, Says Holocaust SurvivorNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s mistreatment of political prisoners is at least as egregious as that carried out in World War II concentration camps, according to a former international judge who survived Auschwitz.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Sandy Hook Promise releases new PSA about the response to school shootings

Sandy Hook Promise releases new PSA about the response to school shootingsA new video called “Tomorrow’s News” imagines a local news item that reports, a day ahead of time, a mass shooting at a school. “Tomorrow I’ll probably say that I wish I told someone,” says one interviewee. The video was released by Sandy Hook Promise, which was founded by parents of the victims of the Newtown shooting.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Clinton rape accuser Juanita Broaddrick explains why she supported Trump

Clinton rape accuser Juanita Broaddrick explains why she supported TrumpA woman who accuses former President Bill Clinton of raping her during his 1978 campaign for Arkansas governor spoke out on Monday about her support for President Donald Trump.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Daredevil 'Rooftopper' Plunges To His Death From Chinese High Rise

Daredevil 'Rooftopper' Plunges To His Death From Chinese High RiseAn incredibly agile Chinese social media star and fearless “rooftopper” plunged 62 floors to his death from a high-rise in the city of Changsha, police confirmed to Chinese media.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Charge dropped for 'It's OK To Be White' commentator

Charge dropped for 'It's OK To Be White' commentatorSTORRS, Conn. (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped a breach of peace charge filed against a conservative commentator over a confrontation he had with protesters at the University of Connecticut as he prepared to give a speech titled "It's OK To Be White."


Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - Mario Batali Advocated Doing 'The Right Thing' Weeks Before Being Accused Of Misconduct

Mario Batali Advocated Doing 'The Right Thing' Weeks Before Being Accused Of MisconductMario Batali, who stepped down from his restaurant group on Monday after four women accused him of sexual misconduct, spoke out in support of women’s equality at an event in October.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Racial dispute at beloved bakery roils liberal college town

Racial dispute at beloved bakery roils liberal college townStudents at Oberlin College have long enjoyed pastries, bagels and chocolates from Gibson's Bakery, a century-old, family-owned business near campus. That sweet relationship has turned bitter amid hotly disputed accusations of racism, roiling a school and town long known for their liberal politics.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Who is New York subway bomber suspect Akayed Ullah?

Who is New York subway bomber suspect Akayed Ullah?A bomb has exploded on a Manhattan subway platform leaving four people injured in a suspected-Isil-inspired attack. The suspected bomber is Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi national who is thought to have lived in the US for seven years.  Ullah, who lived in Brooklyn, was armed with a five-inch metal pipe bomb and battery pack as he walked through a midtown Manhattan transit hub, sources told the New York Post. Local TV image reported to be Akayed Ullah Credit: CBS/Universal News And Sport The device prematurely exploded which meant it only partially detonated in the right side of the suspect's jacket.    Ullah, who is thought to have been seriously injured in the attack, told officials he made the explosive device at the electrical company where he works, according to the New York Post. CCTV Port Authority image reported to be of Akayed Ullah Credit: NY Port Authority/Universal News And Sport The blast happened on Monday morning in an underpass at the Port Authority Bus Terminal near Times Square - the nation's most crowded bus station. Ullah had burns and lacerations to his hands and abdomen, police said. New York Mayor Bill De Blasio has described the incident as a "suspected terror attack". Emergency services respond to New York terror attack  


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Russia’s Su-57 Stealth Fighter Is Destined to Fail

Russia’s Su-57 Stealth Fighter Is Destined to FailAll of the reasons the Su-57 is going nowhere fast. Westerns analysts have concluded that Russia’s fifth-generation Sukhoi Su-57 stealth fighter is unlikely to enter operational service before 2027. The Su-57 program was never really viable.


Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - Charles Jenkins, American Held By North Korea For 40 Years After Defection, Dies At 77

Charles Jenkins, American Held By North Korea For 40 Years After Defection, Dies At 77Charles Jenkins, a former American soldier who defected across the Demilitarized Zone into North Korea in 1965 and was held by the totalitarian regime for 40 years, died in Japan on Monday at the age of 77.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Alabama senate race: Charles Barkley tells Alabama to vote for Doug Jones and 'stop looking like idiots to the nation'

Alabama senate race: Charles Barkley tells Alabama to vote for Doug Jones and 'stop looking like idiots to the nation'Basketball legend Charles Barkley has made an impassioned plea to people in Alabama to cast their vote for Democrat Doug Jones and “stop looking like idiots to the nation”. Barkley, 54, who was born in Alabama and who at this peak was one of the National Basketball League’s most influential players, said he believed it was incredible Mr Jones’s rival, Roy Moore, was still in the race. Mr Jones, who made his reputation prosecuting two former members of the Ku Klux Klan of the deadly bombing of a black church in 1963, told supporters they were on “the right side of history”.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - The Second Coming, brought to you by — who else? Donald Trump

The Second Coming, brought to you by — who else? Donald TrumpIn recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Donald Trump excited evangelical Christians and many orthodox Jews, who see it as laying the groundwork to rebuild the Holy Temple and a precursor to the Second Coming of Christ.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Bullied Tennesee student Keaton Jones' mom faces backlash over Confederate flag photos

Bullied Tennesee student Keaton Jones' mom faces backlash over Confederate flag photosDuring the weekend, a Tennessee woman took to Facebook with her son Keaton Jones' emotional video about the relentless bullying he experiences in school that went viral almost instantly.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Serial Killer Taunts Police In New Letter, Claims There Are More Victims

Serial Killer Taunts Police In New Letter, Claims There Are More VictimsA convicted serial killer sent a letter to a South Carolina newspaper claiming police hadn’t found all of his victims ― and he’s not planning to help them.


Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 13 Great Gifts For The Ultimate Host Or Hostess

13 Great Gifts For The Ultimate Host Or Hostess


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Ellen DeGeneres Evacuates Her Pets As California Fire Bears Down

Ellen DeGeneres Evacuates Her Pets As California Fire Bears DownEllen DeGeneres tweeted Sunday that she and wife Portia de Rossi evacuated their pets as California’s raging Thomas Fire closed in on their home in Santa Barbara County, an area packed with celebrities.


Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - MSC Seaside named best new ship of 2017 by Cruise Critic

MSC Seaside named best new ship of 2017 by Cruise CriticMSC Seaside was named best new ship of the year Tuesday in the annual awards handed out by Cruise Critic, the cruise website.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Dying polar bear roams iceless land for food in 'soul-crushing' video

Dying polar bear roams iceless land for food in 'soul-crushing' videoHeartbreaking footage of a starving polar bear desperately searching for food on iceless land highlights the “real face of climate change”, conservationists say. Photojournalist Paul Nicklen said his team were moved to tears as they captured the struggling animal’s battle to stay alive on Canada’s Baffin Island last summer. The “soul-crushing” scene, captured by marine conservationists SeaLegacy, shows the emaciated bear searching an abandoned Inuit camp for sustenance. “My entire SeaLegacy team was pushing through their tears and emotions while documenting this dying polar bear,” explained Mr Nicklen. “It’s a soul-crushing scene that still haunts me, but I know we need to share both the beautiful and the heartbreaking if we are going to break down the walls of apathy. This is what starvation looks like. The muscles atrophy. No energy. It’s a slow, painful death. Polar bears are listed as vulnerable due to a “loss of sea ice habitat from climate change” Credit: AP “When scientists say polar bears will be extinct in the next 100 years, I think of the global population of 25,000 bears dying in this manner. There is no band aid solution. There was no saving this individual bear. People think that we can put platforms in the ocean or we can feed the odd starving bear. “The simple truth is this - if the Earth continues to warm, we will lose bears and entire polar ecosystems. This large male bear was not old, and he certainly died within hours or days of this moment. But there are solutions. We must reduce our carbon footprint, eat the right food, stop cutting down our forests, and begin putting the Earth-our home-first.” His colleague Cristina Mittermeier said it was “one of the hardest shoots we have ever had to do”. “Through tears, we were able to capture this footage with the hope of awakening people to the realities of a climate change future,” she said. Polar bears are the poster child for climate change  Credit: AP SeaLegacy said though it couldn’t say with 100 per cent certainty what had caused the bear to starve to death, the group added: “We do know that he didn’t have any visible wounds and that he was not an old bear. “Many of you have asked whether we could have saved this individual bear, but the hard truth is that he was on his last legs and his muscles had atrophied beyond repair. It would also have been illegal to feed him, to approach him, or to do anything to ease his pain.” The group warned an increasing number of polar bears are likely to die in this way “as a result of our warming climate”. “As global temperatures rise, the amount of multi-year sea ice in the Arctic shrinks. Polar bears depend on that ice to travel large distances and to hunt for their food. Without sea ice this will become a common scene across the Arctic,” they said.  The World Wildlife Fund says polar bears are vulnerable due to a “loss of sea ice habitat from climate change”. A study published last year by University of Washington researchers found that polar bears across the Arctic are facing a shorter sea ice season, a surface they depend on for hunting, travelling and breeding.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Oxford Researchers Make Startling Discovery About Ancient St. Nicholas Relic

Oxford Researchers Make Startling Discovery About Ancient St. Nicholas RelicA post shared by Dr Georges Kazan (@drgeorgeskazan) on Dec 5, 2017 at 4:56pm PST Researchers at Oxford University have used modern scientific technology to test a religious relic believed to belong to St. Nicholas, the fourth-century Christian bishop whose generosity inspired the legend of Santa Claus.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Russia and China Are Doing Joint Air Defense Drills to Prepare for a Surprise Attack

Russia and China Are Doing Joint Air Defense Drills to Prepare for a Surprise AttackRussia and China are kicking off a series of joint air defense exercises called Aerospace Security-2017, highlighting the growing strategic partnership between the two great powers. In recent years, Russia and China have more or less set aside their differences dating back to the Soviet-era to jointly push back against the American-led liberal institutional world order.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Trump slammed for throwing insults at the media in the wake of attempted terror attack in NYC

Trump slammed for throwing insults at the media in the wake of attempted terror attack in NYCPresident Donald Trump is receiving backlash for attacking the "failing" New York Times shortly after being briefed on an attempted terror attack in New York City Monday. ".@POTUS has been briefed on the explosion in New York City," White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced on Twitter at 8:13 a.m.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Woman Wins Dallas Marathon With the Help of a Stranger After Falling Near Finish Line

Woman Wins Dallas Marathon With the Help of a Stranger After Falling Near Finish Line Chandler Self was helped to her feet by a kind teen each of the four times she fell.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Supreme Court's Wedding Cake Case Isn't About Faith, Religious Leaders Warn

Supreme Court's Wedding Cake Case Isn't About Faith, Religious Leaders WarnThe Supreme Court wrestled with a clash between religious freedom and LGBTQ rights last week when justices heard oral arguments in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Photographer, Now Facing Felonies, Had Asked News Site For Inauguration Work

Photographer, Now Facing Felonies, Had Asked News Site For Inauguration WorkWASHINGTON ― A photographer currently facing trial on several felony charges after being arrested during a protest of Donald Trump’s inauguration had reached out to a Texas news outlet before Jan. 20 about photographing the protests, yet another indication he was working as a journalist that day.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - New York surgeon who treated Bono found dead in Park Avenue apartment in suspected suicide

New York surgeon who treated Bono found dead in Park Avenue apartment in suspected suicideA top US surgeon is said to have been found dead with a knife in his torso in his New York flat on Sunday in a suspected suicide. Dr Dean Lorich, 54, worked as Bono’s Orthopaedic trauma surgeon after the U2 frontman fell off his bike in 2014 and required extensive reconstructive surgery. Dr Lorich, the father of three daughters, was the associate director of the Orthopedic Trauma Service at the Hospital for Special Surgery and a professor at Weill Cornell Medical College.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Not Real News: Alabama Senate race spurs false reports

Not Real News: Alabama Senate race spurs false reportsBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — As Alabama's high-profile Senate race heads toward a Tuesday vote, supporters and opponents of GOP candidate Roy Moore are bending the truth — or shattering it to pieces — in the campaign's final stretch.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Quality of fake 'supernotes' found in Seoul fan suspicions that North Korea is forging $100 bills

Quality of fake 'supernotes' found in Seoul fan suspicions that North Korea is forging $100 billsSuspicions are growing that North Korea has resumed forging $100 dollar bills that are so realistic that they are virtually indistinguishable from genuine currency. It took a team of forgery specialists at South Korea's KEB Hana Bank to confirm that a single $100 bill found at a branch in Seoul in November was a fake. The discovery has triggered alarm because authorities have no idea how many similar "supernotes" - named because they are so similar to real banknotes - are now in circulation. While previous "supernotes" were dated either 2001 or 2003, the new forgeries are dated 2006 and are even more sophisticated in the ink, the printing processes and the material that they use. The forgeries also change colour when they are viewed from a different angle, just as genuine notes should, while the slightly rough texture of the note has also been accurately copied, a spokesman for Hana Bank told South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper. The quality of the forgeries has immediately led to suspicion falling on North Korea, which has a track record of forging foreign banknotes in order to earn hard currency for the regime. Pyongyang is also in increasingly dire need of funds as international sanctions imposed due to the regime's ongoing development of nuclear weapons and long-range ballistic missiles begin to bite. North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un visiting Mount Paektu in Ryanggang Province Credit:  AFP "It seems that whoever printed these supernotes has the facilities and high level of technology matching that of a government", Lee Ho-jung, a bank spokesman said. "They are made with special ink that changes colour depending on the angle, patterned paper and Intaglio printing that gives texture to the surface of a note". Another bank source told The Hankyoreh newspaper, "To print supernote-level forgeries, you need a minting corporation-level production line in place, which costs hundreds of billions of won. "This makes if difficult for ordinary criminal organisations to produce them". Earlier versions of supernotes have been around for at least 15 years, with US government officials estimating in 2006 that as much as $250 million worth of fake $100 bills could be in circulation worldwide. Case study | Counterfeit cash in the UK In recent years, Pyongyang appears to have scaled back its forging operation, which is reportedly overseen by the shadowy Division 39, although that may have changed given the pressure that the regime is now under. In the past, North Korea was believed to distribute the bills overseas through criminal groups and by transporting them abroad through the diplomatic pouch to embassies from where they could be slipped into circulation. In December 2011, the Irish High Court dismissed an application from the US to extradite Sean Garland, the alleged chief of staff of the Official Irish Republican Army, in connection with passing fake supernotes. Mr Garland had been observed travelling to Moscow and visiting the North Korean embassy in the company of a number of former KGB officials. Fake notes were later allegedly smuggled into Ireland and the UK and exchanged for pounds or other currencies.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - How Long Can You Keep Meat In The Freezer?

How Long Can You Keep Meat In The Freezer?Before the invention of the freezer, snow and cold weather were the only ways to keep food cold.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - The Saudi-UAE Alliance Could Be Weaker Than It Appears

The Saudi-UAE Alliance Could Be Weaker Than It AppearsThe potential for tension between Riyadh and Abu Dhabi is illustrated by an increasing number of foreign-policy disagreements. On December 5, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Foreign Ministry announced the creation of a joint cooperation and coordination committee with Saudi Arabia. This committee provides an official forum for Saudi Arabia–UAE security collaboration outside the auspices of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).


Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 14 Awesome Kitchen Gifts That Are Under $25

14 Awesome Kitchen Gifts That Are Under $25


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Nuclear plan backer denies Inauguration Day text with top Trump aide

Nuclear plan backer denies Inauguration Day text with top Trump aideA company promoting a plan for the United States and Russia to jointly build nuclear reactors in the Middle East denied in a letter made public on Monday that its director received an Inauguration Day text message from incoming national security adviser Michael Flynn saying the project was "good to go." Citing a confidential informant, the top Democrat on the House of Representatives' Oversight and Government Reform Committee last week said Flynn and Alex Copson, managing director of ACU Strategic Partners, communicated during President Donald Trump's inaugural address about the project, which would have required lifting U.S. sanctions on Moscow. Thomas Cochran, a business partner of Copson, wrote in a letter to the lawmaker, Representative Elijah Cummings, that the informant's allegations are "patently false and unfounded." Reuters was unable to identify the confidential informant or independently confirm the informant's information that was provided by Cummings.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Tennessee boy's heart-wrenching video about bullying rallies massive support

Tennessee boy's heart-wrenching video about bullying rallies massive supportA Tennesse boy's emotional video about the relentless bullying he experiences in school is stirring support across the country.


Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Dies At 65

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Dies At 65San Fransisco Mayor Ed Lee died early Tuesday, a hospital spokesman told HuffPost.


Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - U.S. not granting loan relief to defrauded students: inspector general

U.S. not granting loan relief to defrauded students: inspector generalThe U.S. Education Department under President Donald Trump and Secretary Betsy DeVos has stopped cancelling the student-loan debt of people defrauded by failed for-profit schools and those borrowers face mounting interest and other burdens, its inspector general said on Monday.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - The Rape and Murder of a 6-Year-Old Girl in India Has Reignited Outrage

The Rape and Murder of a 6-Year-Old Girl in India Has Reignited OutrageProtests erupted in the northern state of Haryana


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Tasmanian tiger doomed long before humans came along

Tasmanian tiger doomed long before humans came alongThe Tasmanian tiger was doomed long before humans began hunting the enigmatic marsupial, scientists said Tuesday, with DNA sequencing showing it was in poor genetic health for thousands of years before its extinction. Scientists genetically mapped the animal -- also known as a thylacine -- using the genome of a pup preserved more than a century ago in a jar. The research revealed the creature began to undergo a decline in genetic diversity more than 70,000 years ago, leaving it less resilient to environmental change even before Aborigines are believed to have first inhabited the continent 65,000 years ago.


Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - Alabama Sen. Shelby Didn't Vote For Roy Moore. Now Moore's Supporters Hate Him.

Alabama Sen. Shelby Didn't Vote For Roy Moore. Now Moore's Supporters Hate Him.MIDLAND CITY, Ala. ― Anyone who criticizes GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore is his new worst enemy. During the ex-judge’s last hurrah on Monday ― hours before the polls opened for the special Senate election ― Moore’s supporters dug into their trenches, lashing out at everyone who ever slighted him during his campaign.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Vladimir Putin announces Russian withdrawal from Syria during visit to airbase 

Vladimir Putin announces Russian withdrawal from Syria during visit to airbase Vladimir Putin has said Russia will withdraw the bulk of its forces from Syria following the "successful intervention" in the conflict there. The announcement comes after the defence ministry said last week that Russia had “completely liberated” Syria from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil), despite reports that the terrorist group still controls some remote territory there.  Speaking to soldiers at Russia's Khmeimim airbase during his first trip to Syria, where he was welcomed by Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, Mr Putin said he was ordering the defence minister and head of the general staff to begin withdrawing Russian forces to their home bases.   “In two-and-a-half years, Russia's military along with the Syrian army have defeated the most battle-worthy gang of international terrorists,” Mr Putin said. “In connection with this, I've made the decision that a significant part of the Russian military contingent located in the Syrian Arab Republic will return home to Russia.” VIDEO: Putin visits Russian troops at Syria’s #Khmeimim Airbase https://t.co/yX35LANrqSpic.twitter.com/DVXZdl5kHS— RT (@RT_com) 11 December 2017 Moscow will continue to operate the Khmeimim airbase as well as its naval base in Tartus and will crush any further terrorist activities in Syria, he said.  “If the terrorists raise their head again, we will hit them with such strikes as they have never seen,” Mr Putin said. “We will never forget the casualties and losses that we suffered in the fight with terrorism here in Syria as well as at home in Russia.”  Vladimir Putin with Bashar al-Assad during his visit at Hmeymim base Credit: Kremlin Press Office / Handout/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images The president told his troops they were “returning with victory” to their homeland and loved ones. Mr Putin's triumphant visit to Syria comes days after he said he would run for re-election in March, a vote that is expected to keep him in power until 2024, nearly as long as Joseph Stalin. He is expected to make Russia's more aggressive foreign policy and defiance of the West a centerpiece of his campaign. Assad welcomes Putin  The leaders embrace on the tarmac Mr Putin also met with president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Egypt on Monday and was traveling on to Turkey to speak with president Recep Tayyip Erdogan as part of a strengthening of ties and the two countries. During the sit-down, Mr al-Sisi called for the Syria de-escalation zones established by Iran, Russia and Turkey to be expanded. Mr Putin said Russia was ready to resume flights to Egypt, which were suspended after the bombing of a Russian airliner on Halloween 2015. Russia has also been drafting an agreement to deploy warplanes to Egypt, further increasing its presence in the Middle East.  Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the Russian and Turkish leaders would discuss a political solution to the Syrian war. Mr Putin has met Mr Erdogan, who he once denounced as a backstabber after Turkey shot down a Russian plane in 2015, four times in the past two months. Vladimir Putin, left, and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi, arrive for their talks in Cairo Credit: Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP Russia's casualties have been mounting in Syria as its ground presence grew from advisers and military contractors to include special forces this fall, although the exact number of deaths remains secret. In September, Russia's top military adviser was killed by a mortar strike, and two Russians who were reportedly working for a Russian private contractor were captured by Isil and executed in September. Read more | Escape from Isil Mr Putin announced an air campaign in September 2015 to support his ally, an intervention that has turned the tide of the war and positioned Russia as one of the most influential voices in talks to deterine Syria's future. Russia, Turkey and Iran have been holding rival negotiations to the Western-backed talks in Geneva.  Al-Assad visited Sochi last month, hugging his Russian counterpart and thanking him for “Russia's efforts to save our country”. Mr Putin returned the gesture and hugged al-Assad when he disembarked his presidential plane in Syria on Monday.


Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - Opioid crisis strains foster system as kids pried from homes

Opioid crisis strains foster system as kids pried from homesINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The case arrives with all the routine of a traffic citation: A baby boy, just 4 days old and exposed to heroin in his mother's womb, is shuddering through withdrawal in intensive care, his fate now here in a shabby courthouse that hosts a parade of human misery.


Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - War-scarred neighborhoods in Ukraine's rebel-held Donetsk

War-scarred neighborhoods in Ukraine's rebel-held DonetskRuined houses, shell craters and deserted streets - this is a typical scene in the Oktyabrsky district of Donetsk, the largest city of Ukraine's pro-Russian rebel region that bears the same name. The self-styled Donetsk and next-door Luhansk "people's republics" broke away from central rule in 2014 after months of violent street protests in Kiev toppled Ukraine's Moscow-leaning president and propelled pro-Western nationalists to power. In this calm suburb of Donetsk, many people stood aloof of politics.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - The Latest: Celebrities among thousands fleeing wildfire

The Latest: Celebrities among thousands fleeing wildfireLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):


Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 5 Things That Truly Don’t Matter When You Buy Your First House

5 Things That Truly Don’t Matter When You Buy Your First HouseAll those concerns you have about money are quite legitimate, and the mortgage process can be confusing.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Hezbollah Vows U.S. Decision on Jerusalem Will Mark the 'Beginning of the End' for Israel

Hezbollah Vows U.S. Decision on Jerusalem Will Mark the 'Beginning of the End' for IsraelTens of thousands of Lebanese and Palestinians attended a Hezbollah rally in Beirut on Monday, where the militant group's leader vowed to return its focus to Israel after years of fighting in Syria's civil war.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - 'Cruel and Vicious.' Woman Who Killed Pregnant Neighbor to Keep Baby Pleads Guilty

'Cruel and Vicious.' Woman Who Killed Pregnant Neighbor to Keep Baby Pleads Guilty22-year-old Savanna Greywind was 8 months pregnant when she disappeared


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Christmas time means loads of sneaky cats getting stuck in trees

Christmas time means loads of sneaky cats getting stuck in trees'Tis the season to be a total jerk if you're a cat. Oh wait, that's ALL YEAR ROUND. SEE ALSO: Upside down Christmas trees are trending, and the internet is outraged People on Twitter have been sharing images of their feline pals clambering into their Christmas trees. just caught my cat climbing up the Christmas tree hahahhaha pic.twitter.com/egcBS59jL1 — emma (@emseymourx) December 10, 2017 We told my cat we were decorating my Christmas tree, next thing you know, she is the decoration pic.twitter.com/n71lox074V — Leila (@leila_leducxx) December 9, 2017 Every time the cat gets stuck in the christmas tree, I'm gonna take a photo. This time he meowed to be taken out, so I turned on the lights and started snapping pics. #catshaming pic.twitter.com/6I81yw2oej — Punk&Spice Latte (@sch4) December 6, 2017 Inevitable cat in Christmas tree photo. pic.twitter.com/HfNGRhnvSf — Simon Spanton (@SimonGuy64) December 8, 2017 So we bought a christmas tree and my cat is climbing it pic.twitter.com/Ol3Oh5BLxr — Theo (@MoopacBC) December 8, 2017 If you can’t find the cat, check the Christmas tree���� pic.twitter.com/lLzT1w1DNY — Alice Mellors (@alicemellors) December 6, 2017 Cat cam in the Christmas tree! ������������ pic.twitter.com/VSKkiYFwuh — Lori Clark Weatherly (@LoriWeatherly) December 7, 2017 I woke up like this. My cat on my Christmas Tree ������������ pic.twitter.com/5jITmc7Z1r — Ali. ◟̽◞̽ ���� (@adovreash_) December 10, 2017 No words!! Yes the cat is in the middle of my Christmas tree at the top eye level with me ! �������������������� pic.twitter.com/eln9FUegHs — Jayde (@Jayde_Musk) December 7, 2017 Christmas tree if you have a cat pic.twitter.com/QQy9EiDabx — kiki (@juliettebaba) December 8, 2017 Christmas cat knows when you are sleeping, he knows when you're awake. He knows this because he's trying to work out when you're at your most vulnerable so he can put a dead mouse on, or in, your mouth. Thank you and good night. [H/T Twitter moments] WATCH: The internet is deathly afraid of this year's White House Christmas decorations


Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - Hopper From 'Stranger Things' Wore A Holiday Sweater And Became A Meme

Hopper From 'Stranger Things' Wore A Holiday Sweater And Became A MemeActor David Harbour is spreading the festive cheer with a holiday sweater snap, which is now going viral.


Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 39 Amazing Chicken Thigh Recipes

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Monday, December 11, 2017 - Why China Plans to Invade Taiwan

Why China Plans to Invade TaiwanChina's rapid military buildup is focused on acquiring the capabilities needed to annex, or conquer, Taiwan. A Chinese diplomat in Washington recently threatened that China would invade Taiwan if the U.S. Navy sent a ship to visit the democratic island, something that Congress has called upon the Pentagon to do in 2018. According to leaked Chinese military documents (analyzed here), Taiwan stands to lose more from the rise of China as a twenty-first-century superpower than any other country in the world.


Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - Zimbabwe's Mugabe flies to Singapore, first trip since ouster

Zimbabwe's Mugabe flies to Singapore, first trip since ousterBy MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe has left the country for medical checks in Singapore, his first foreign travel since the army forced him from office last month, a state security official said on Tuesday. Until recently the world's oldest head of state, Mugabe had a reputation for extensive and expensive international travel, including regular medical trips to Singapore - a source of public anger among his impoverished citizens. "He has gone for a routine medical trip to Singapore," said the official, who has organized Mugabe's security protection but who is not authorized to speak to the media.


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Los Angeles subway work uncovers array of Ice Age fossils

Los Angeles subway work uncovers array of Ice Age fossilsLOS ANGELES (AP) — As part of the crew digging a subway extension under the streets of Los Angeles, Ashley Leger always keeps her safety gear close by.