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Yemen's warring parties agree to ceasefire in Hodeidah and U.N. role

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:45:54 -0500

At the close of a week of talks in Sweden, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said a framework for political negotiations would be discussed at the next round of talks at the end of January betwe....
Georgia officer killed after traffic stop; suspect dead

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:48:00 -0500

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia police officer and a suspect died Thursday night after a traffic stop led to a foot chase and shooting just east of Atlanta, authorities said.....
Seven-year-old Guatemalan girl dies in US custody: report

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 02:47:39 -0500

A seven-year-old Guatemalan girl died in American custody after being detained by US border police in New Mexico, The Washington Post reported on Thursday. The girl who illegally crossed the border f....
Chinese tech workers told not to travel to US 'unless it's essential' after Huawei exec arrested

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 09:18:35 -0500

Technology researchers in China have been ordered to not travel to the US unless it is absolutely necessary, amid rising tensions between the two countries. Staff working in sensitive tech sectors we....
Pope-appointed missionary travels US to do good

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:07:45 -0500

Father Jim Sichko had a calling and it wasn't just to God. It was to, well, everybody. Pope Francis named the Kentucky-based priest to a newly created fleet of Papal Missionaries, ministers who tr....
The 6 Best Smartwatches of 2018

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:39:36 -0500

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'Christmas miracle': 3 suspected thieves rescued after days in West Virginia mine

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 10:34:38 -0500

Three people who disappeared in a closed West Virginia mine five days ago have been rescued and taken to a hospital in what a family member called a "Christmas miracle."....
Porsche presents EV ‘FastCharge' solution

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 06:13:01 -0500

The automaker Porsche has presented a prototype charging station in Germany with an output of up to 450kW. It can be used by electric models of all brands compatible with the European standard Type 2....
PHOTOS: French police kill suspect in Strasbourg Christmas market attack

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 09:00:45 -0500

The gunman who killed three people at a Christmas market in Strasbourg was shot dead by French police on Thursday as the Islamic State jihadist group claimed him as one of its “soldiers”.....
Israeli forces kill Palestinian in West Bank clashes: medics

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 12:20:04 -0500

Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian during stone throwing clashes on Friday in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian health officials said. The clashes followed a surge of violence on Thursday....
Accused Russian agent Maria Butina pleads guilty to attempting to sway US policy

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:18:36 -0500

A Russian woman has admitted to acting as an agent for the Kremlin to get close to the Republican party in an effort to influence US policies.  Maria Butina, 30, pleaded guilty to a single charge of c....
Middle School Student Dumps Trump From His Name After Relentless Bullying

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 00:58:35 -0500

A middle school student in Delaware has been allowed to change his surname....
China urges Japan to ensure rights of 2 in shrine protest

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 07:53:36 -0500

BEIJING (AP) — China has urged Japan to ensure the legal rights of two Hong Kong residents who staged a protest this week at a Tokyo shrine honoring Japan's war dead, the foreign ministry said Fri....
Man who sexually assaulted woman on flight while she slept is jailed for nine years

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 05:16:00 -0500

Prabhu Ramamoorthy, 34, was also sitting next to his wife on the overnight flight in January. Ramamoorthy had molested the victim while unbuttoning her blouse and unzipping her trousers as she slept.....
Gun deaths in US rise to highest level in 20 years, data shows

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 01:00:04 -0500

In 2017, 39,773 people in the US were killed by guns, the CDC says. A steady rise in suicides involving firearms has pushed the rate of gun deaths in the US to its highest rate in more than 20 years,....
Former Baylor fraternity president accused of rape is banned from graduation, University of Texas campus

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 06:32:14 -0500

Jacob Anderson, accused of sexually assaulting a 19-year-old student, has been banned from University of Texas at Dallas, but will receive a degree.....
The 2020 Toyota Supra Finally Debuts in January and the First One Will Be Auctioned for Charity

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 09:49:00 -0500

The long wait for Toyota's revived sports car is almost over.....
NY sues Walmart, Target for selling toys with high lead levels

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 20:10:28 -0500

New York state authorities on Thursday announced a lawsuit against retail giants Walmart and Target for selling Chinese-made toys that had up to 10 times the legal limit of lead. The lawsuit seeks up....
Brazil take first step in program to join nuclear-powered sub club

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 12:52:09 -0500

President Michel Temer and his right-wing successor, President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, both pressed the button that lowered into the sea the 1,700-ton submarine named Riachuelo at a Rio de Janeiro naval....
In farewell speeches, senators bemoan downfall of the 'world's greatest deliberative body'

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:57:54 -0500

In their farewell addresses on the Senate floor, senators call out the hyperpartisan atmosphere that has taken hold of the U.S. Capitol.....
Johnson & Johnson 'kept secret' that its Baby Powder contained asbestos 

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:50:40 -0500

Johnson & Johnson knew that its talcum powder contained asbestos but failed to tell customers for over three decades, an investigation has found.  Shares in the company plunged  12 per cent following ....
The Latest: Israeli PM vows to 'settle the score' of attacks

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:05:25 -0500

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (all times local):....
The Latest: Italian journalist among the dead in Strasbourg

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:02:51 -0500

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The Latest on France attack aftermath and death of suspect (all times local):....
Health care law is alive despite Trump's 2-year drive to kill it. So sign up for insurance.

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 04:00:09 -0500

The Affordable Care Act is down but not out under Trump, and sorely needed given new realities of more chronic conditions and less employer insurance.....
Brexit Reversal More Likely After May's Confidence Vote: Goldman

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 06:31:58 -0500

Prime Minister Theresa May enjoyed a Pyrrhic victory last night, surviving an attempt by her own party to oust her. Goldman said the party’s eurosceptic faction “holds much less sway across Parliamen....
Millennials and Gen X's interest in classic cars increasing

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 05:38:25 -0500

A recent survey by Hagerty has revealed that Generation X and Millennials are surpassing their elders in searches for classic car values....
In an African first, a cannabis expo...without cannabis

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:23:05 -0500

What it didn't have, however, was a cannabis plant. The four-day expo, which opened in South Africa's capital Pretoria on Thursday, was a stark illustration of the legal grey area the nascent industr....
Iran urges West to end 'absurdities' on missiles

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 11:53:15 -0500

Iran on Thursday urged the United States and its allies to stop their "absurd" accusations about Iranian missile tests, a day after Washington urged the UN to adopt punitive measures against Tehran. ....
Cash deposited in Robinhood's 3% checking and savings isn't insured, SIPC says

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:51:51 -0500

Cash in Robinhood's new checking and savings products that were rolled out this week is not insured by the Securities Investor Protection Corp.....
Brad Ford and The Hudson Company Team Up for a Connecticut Showroom That Emphasizes Craftsmanship

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:47:40 -0500

The designer and Hudson Company founder Jamie Hammel bring their shared passion for fine craftsmanship to Ridgefield....
Russian Orthodox church calls on UN for help in Ukraine

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 09:05:12 -0500

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The Russian Orthodox Church on Friday called on the United Nations, the leaders of Germany and France, the pope and other spiritual leaders to protect believers in Ukraine in the....
Tijuana official: Some caravan migrants breaking into homes

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 20:38:47 -0500

Tijuana delegate Genaro Lopez on the impact the migrant caravan is having on the city.....
Yes, he really said that. What Trump gets about his presidency that critics don't.

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 05:00:00 -0500

When Trump flouts the conventions of the office, he’s winning with his core voters. It doesn’t matter what he’s saying — what matters is that he’s making the rest of us howl in indignation.....
Plot Thickens for Carlos Ghosn: Financial Charges Filed in Japan, But Renault Declares He Did Nothing Wrong in France

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 11:41:00 -0500

In Japan, the former Nissan, Renault, and Mitsubishi chief faces as much as 10 years in prison, while Renault keeps him on as chairman and CEO after finding he did not break French finance laws.....
Cadillac's 3-row XT6 SUV loses camouflage for Detroit Auto Show

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 10:01:19 -0500

Cadillac confirmed this week that the forthcoming XT6 crossover SUV will be unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show next month. The Caddy that we got a camouflaged sneak peek at a couple months ago has bee....
Israel to approve thousands of unauthorized West Bank settler homes

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 13:46:43 -0500

Israel is to authorize thousands of the settler homes built illegally in the occupied West Bank, some of them decades ago, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday. The move is likely to pl....
With tech exec arrest, Canada squeezed between China, US

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 20:44:37 -0500

The arrest of a top Chinese tech executive at the request of the US has snared Canada in the middle of a major international dispute involving Beijing and Washington. Ottawa confirmed on Thursday tha....
Thousands of Ohio schoolkids plead with GM CEO Mary Barra to keep Chevy Cruze plant open

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:12:02 -0500

About 20 school districts in Ohio near GM's Lordstown plant launched a letter-writing campaign to GM CEO Mary Barra asking her to save the factory.....
Mother, teen daughter found dead in Monrovia apartment remembered at vigil

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 02:24:57 -0500

Loved ones gathered at a vigil Wednesday to remember a woman and her teen daughter who were found dead in their Monrovia apartment.....
UNAIDS head to quit post early following scathing report

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 13:12:01 -0500

GENEVA (AP) — The head of the U.N. agency focusing on AIDS said he would leave the job six months early, bowing to apparent pressure just a week after independent experts looking into sexual harassmen....
On criminal justice reform, policy prevails over politics

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:32:27 -0500

The First Step Act is expected to be passed by the Senate soon and then to be signed by President Trump, reversing more than two decades of tough-on-crime policies.....
3 found alive inside West Virginia coal mine

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 06:24:28 -0500

CLEAR CREEK, W.Va. (AP) — Three people missing since last weekend were found alive Wednesday in an underground coal mine in West Virginia, authorities said.....
VW teases Detroit-bound 2020 Passat with sketches

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:57:20 -0500

The collection of teaser sketches of the upcoming 2020 VW Passat show that the model is just getting some upgrades rather than a complete redesign. Volkswagen shared some sketches this week of the ne....
U.S.-backed Syrian forces close to seizing town from Islamic State: spokeswoman

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:52:48 -0500

The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces will soon seize the town of Hajin from Islamic State (IS) in eastern Syria near the Iraqi border, a spokeswoman said on Friday. Hajin is the last big town Isl....
French govt urges 'yellow vests' not to protest after Strasbourg attack

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 03:10:43 -0500

The French government on Thursday urged "yellow vest" protesters to refrain from holding another round of demonstrations this weekend, citing the strain on security forces on high alert after the terr....
20 Financial New Year's Resolutions for 2019

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:12:22 -0500

Nearly one-third of Americans plan to make a money resolution for 2019, according to a Fidelity Investments survey, with 48 percent of them planning to save more, 29 percent aiming to pay down debt an....
Alaska Airlines to give priority boarding to people in ugly sweaters

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:32:35 -0500

Alaska Airlines will let passengers wearing ugly sweaters board early on Friday, Dec. 21 in honor of National Ugly Holiday Sweater Day.....
Lost girls of Indonesia among 61k dead and missing migrants

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:59:47 -0500

FATUKOKO, Indonesia (AP) — The stranger showed up at the girl's door one night with a tantalizing job offer: Give up your world, and I will give you a future.....