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  • Trump makes baseless 'infected' ballot claims amid Florida recount

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    President Trump on Monday suggested that the ongoing recounts in Florida should be halted and the races called for Republican candidates while floating baseless claims of voter fraud.

    Mon, 12 Nov 2018 10:04:50 -0500
  • Justin Trudeau Says Canada Has Heard Recording Of Jamal Khashoggi’s Murder

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    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday that members of his

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 03:05:24 -0500
  • 10-year-old stops potential kidnapper by asking for family's secret 'code word'

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    A 10-year-old Arizona girl says she was able to ward off a potential kidnapper

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:16:58 -0500
  • Death Toll Mounts To 48 In Northern California Fire, Deadliest In State History

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    The death toll in Northern California's Camp fire climbed higher on Tuesday as

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 21:35:39 -0500
  • Best Bites: Traditional Thanksgiving pumpkin pie cupcakes

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    Welcome to Best Bites, a twice-weekly video series that aims to satisfy your

    Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 -0500
  • Wisconsin Student Speaks Out On Nazi Salute Prom Photo: 'It Was A Scary Moment'

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    A Wisconsin high school student who refused to raise his arm in an apparent

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 12:49:23 -0500
  • Civilian killed in Israel as fighting in Gaza continues into second day

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    A man was killed in the Israeli city of Ashkelon late on Monday by a rocket fired by Palestinian militants in Gaza, becoming the first civilian casualty of the most serious fighting between Israel and Hamas since 2014.  The Israeli military said around 400 rockets and mortars had been fired from Gaza since Monday afternoon and that Israeli warplanes had carried out more than a hundred airstrikes in response to the fire.  “What we're dealing with is a massive barrage of rockets aimed at Israeli civilians,” said Lt Col Jonathan Conricus, an Israeli military spokesman.  The 40-year-old  civilian was killed when a rocket struck a building in the coastal city of Ashkelon, according to Israeli media. Two women in the same building were seriously injured. One man was killed and two women were injured in a rocket strike on Ashkelon Credit: GIL COHEN-MAGEN/AFP/Getty Images The man has not been identified but is reportedly Palestinian, from the occupied West Bank, and may have been working without permits inside Israel. His body was reportedly found by neighbours after the police had already left the scene.  Hamas said it would begin firing more long-range missiles towards the more distant cities of Ashdod and Beer Sheva if Israel continued its airstrikes.  Palestinians check the damage in a residential neighbourhood in Gaza City early on November 13, 2018, following Israeli air strikes Credit: MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images “What has been happening so far is the traditional retaliation our enemy must have expected. In the next few hours, what our enemy can’t expect will follow,” the group said.  Israel said it was targeting military positions belonging to Hamas and other smaller Palestinian factions like Islamic Jihad and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).  Four Palestinian fighters had been killed inside Gaza, according to Palestinian media reports early on Tuesday. There were no reports of civilian casualties inside Gaza. The death toll rose to six by late morning on Tuesday, but it was unclear who the victims were. Israeli warplanes also blew up a building belonging to al-Aqsa Television, a Hamas channel which Israel said was “a strategic terror target” because it broadcast violent propaganda against Israelis. Hamas decried the attack as an effort to suppress coverage of the situation in Gaza.  Children in both Gaza and southern Israel spent a sleepless night as aircraft roared overheard and the sky was filled with the explosions of rockets and interceptor missiles. Schools was cancelled Tuesday for children in Gaza and in Israeli towns near the border.    Smoke blows up after Israeli fighter jets carried out airstrikes in Gaza Credit: Photo by Mustafa Hassona/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Israeli families ran towards bomb shelters at the sound of the rocket sirens and families in Gaza huddled in their houses and hoped for the best. “The kids hear the bombing, that’s the worst part,” said one father in Gaza.  The UN and Egypt were working to try to broker a ceasefire but by Tuesday morning the fighting was continuing after a brief lull overnight.   “The escalation in the past 24 hours is extremely dangerous and reckless,” said Nickolay Mladenov, the UN envoy for Israeli-Palestinian peace. “No effort must be spared to reverse the spiral of violence.” Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, was due to hold a meeting of his security cabinet to discuss the situation.  Israel estimates that Hamas and its allies have around 20,000 mortars and rockets, meaning that they could continue firing at the current rate for weeks. "Unfortunately, they are not anywhere near the end of their capabilities,” said Lt Col Conricus.  The rapid rate of rocket fire is believed to be an effort to overwhelm Israel’s Iron Dome missile defence system, which has been largely successful intercepting rockets in recent years.  “Iron dome so far has been phenomenal but even it is not hermetic and we can’t be under assumption it will intercept everything,” Lt Col Conricus said.  The Israeli military said it has sent additional forces to the Gaza border but had not yet called up the reserves, usually a sign that Israel is expecting a large-scale conflict.   Residents in Gaza said that Israel appeared to be launching warning strikes with drones against large buildings. They then gave people several minutes to clear the area before striking the buildings with larger bombs from F-16 fighter jets.  

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 02:54:52 -0500
  • No, This Is NOT the 2020 Ford Bronco (It's the "Baby Bronco" Crossover)

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    A leaked image from a Ford dealer presentation shows the smaller SUV.

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 11:41:00 -0500
  • Still alive in Paradise after fire, but then what?

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    Some plan to travel far away, while others are determined to rebuild their lives here, but most of the survivors of the deadly fire that ravaged the California town of Paradise are still in shock. "For now, I'm so grateful to be here alive with my family," said Diane Mullin, who escaped the flames but couldn't hold back her tears. The so-called Camp Fire has now killed at least 42 people, making the deadliest wildfire in California history.

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:39:09 -0500
  • Yahoo News Explains: How a Democratic House can cause trouble for Trump

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    President Trump warned Democrats that it would be a “warlike posture” if they used their newfound House power to investigate him. But what can Democrats actually do?

    Mon, 12 Nov 2018 12:46:57 -0500
  • Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Post 'Squad' Pics Of Diverse New Members Of Congress

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    New progressive members of Congress posted photos on social media on Monday

    Mon, 12 Nov 2018 21:00:35 -0500
  • eBay is releasing its Black Friday deals early

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    In a move to give competitors a run for their money, eBay has launched the

    Mon, 12 Nov 2018 14:04:57 -0500
  • Dozens Have Died In The California Wildfires. Here Are Some Of Their Stories.

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    At least 50 people have been killed in the wildfires raging at both ends of

    Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:54:21 -0500
  • Best Bites: Red wine short ribs

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    Welcome to Best Bites, a twice-weekly video series that aims to satisfy your

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 -0500
  • Town in Agoura Hills, California, burned to the ground after Woolsey wildfire

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    ABC News' Matt Gutman walks through a town in the mountains of Agoura Hills, California, left ravaged by ongoing wildfires.

    Mon, 12 Nov 2018 12:23:06 -0500
  • 20 Penne Pasta Recipes That Are Lightyears Better Than Noodles And Sauce

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    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 10:31:00 -0500
  • Chris Cuomo Rips Rick Scott Adviser: There's Not A 'Damn Bit Of Proof' Of Voter Fraud

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    CNN's Chris Cuomo went head-to-head with Brad Todd, the senior adviser to

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:05:14 -0500
  • Former SS guard testifies he was aware of camp conditions

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    BERLIN (AP) — A 94-year-old former SS concentration guard on trial on hundreds of counts of accessory to murder painted himself Tuesday as an unwilling participant in the Nazi machinery of death.

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 10:56:33 -0500
  • California wildfires: Paradise resident films escape from blaze

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    As wildfires continue to scorch California, the death toll has risen to 31, with 200 still missing. Footage shows residents driving through the flames, as an estimated 250,000 people were forced to flee their homes to avoid three major infernos which swept across the state. Donald Trump previously blamed California’s forest management for the blaze, which led to Neil Young to post on his website: "California is vulnerable – not because of poor forest management as DT (our so-called president) would have us think.

    Mon, 12 Nov 2018 12:24:25 -0500
  • U.S. Troops Will Likely Miss Thanksgiving At Home As They Wait For Migrant Caravan

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    The thousands of troops deployed to the southern U.S. border will most likely

    Mon, 12 Nov 2018 06:25:05 -0500
  • Skip the Sauce and Put One of These Cranberry Relishes on Your Thanksgiving Table

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    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 15:37:00 -0500
  • New York Taxpayers Are Buying A Helipad For The Richest Man In The World

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    New Yorkers, take note: While you commute in dilapidated and decaying subways,

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 16:01:15 -0500
  • Pabst Blue Ribbon may be no more as battle brews in Milwaukee courtroom

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    A legal battle between MillerCoors and Pabst Blue Ribbon could leave Pabst without a place to ferment its signature brew. Pabst Blue Ribbon may be no more. The American lager, known for its cheap price, popularity among hipsters, and – some critics say – insipid taste, is locked in a legal battle with manufacturers of rival beer manufacturer MillerCoors, which may leave Pabst without a place to ferment its signature brew.

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 06:00:05 -0500
  • Saudi king to resume domestic tour amid Khashoggi fallout

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    Saudi King Salman will resume an unprecedented domestic tour next week, the royal court said Tuesday, as the kingdom grapples with an international crisis over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The king is now set to visit the "northern regions of the kingdom" next week to "inspect the condition of citizens and inaugurate a number of development projects", the official Saudi Press Agency said citing the royal court. SPA said the king is also set to address the Shura Council, a top advisory body, on Monday, in his first public comments since the murder of insider-turned-critic Khashoggi on October 2 in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 09:46:15 -0500
  • Fish oil cuts heart attack risk, vitamin D lowers odds of cancer death

    Neither vitamin D nor fish oil lowered the odds of stroke or of getting cancer in the first place in the trial, whose participants did not know whether they were taking the real supplements or a dummy pill. The heart attack rate in fish oil recipients was 28 percent lower than among those who got the dummy pill, or placebo, and it was 77 percent lower among African American participants - although the lead author of the study told Reuters Health that this dramatic drop in risk among black participants needs to be confirmed. For people taking vitamin D who developed cancer, the death rate from cancer was 25 percent lower, possibly because the vitamin "may affect the biology of the tumor so it's less likely to spread and become metastatic," said lead author Dr. JoAnn Manson, chief of the division of preventive medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.

    Mon, 12 Nov 2018 11:29:48 -0500
  • Democrat Kyrsten Sinema Becomes Arizona’s First Female Senator

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    After a delay in ballot counting following last week's midterm election,

    Mon, 12 Nov 2018 19:57:57 -0500
  • 10 Things to Know for Today

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    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

    Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:45:32 -0500
  • California shooting: Gunman Ian Long wanted to join US marines 'so he could kill for his country'

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    A former high school coach of the gunman who killed 12 people at a Southern California bar says he was a “sadistic” teenager who joined the military so he would “kill for his country”. Evie Cluke says that years before his shooting rampage, the 28-year-old former marine was already displaying volatile and intimidating behaviour. The educator, who coached Long on Newbury Park High School's track team in 2007 and 2008, said he was a “ticking time bomb” who constantly lost his temper, threw tantrums and would scream at coaches when he didn't like their decisions.

    Mon, 12 Nov 2018 10:25:00 -0500
  • Trump Wants To End Hurricane Maria Relief Funding To Puerto Rico: Report

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    President Donald Trump wants to stop sending federal relief money to Puerto

    Mon, 12 Nov 2018 05:07:32 -0500
  • "First Look, First Shot, First Kill": How the F-22 Raptor Could Fly Until 2060

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    The two new weapons, which have been under testing and development for several years now, are advanced variants of existing weapons - the AIM-9X air-to-air missile and the AIM 120-D. Upgraded variants of each are slated to be operational by as soon as next year.

    Mon, 12 Nov 2018 21:29:00 -0500
  • Timelapse footage captures Malibu wildfire as seen from Venice Beach

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    Timelapse video shows the destructive Woolsey Fire spreading into Malibu as seen from Venice Beach, about 20 miles away.

    Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:13:53 -0500
  • Fox News Airs Ad For Trumpy Bear And People On Twitter Aren't Sure It's Real

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    Viewers of Fox News were given the gift of learning about Trumpy Bear on

    Mon, 12 Nov 2018 10:19:30 -0500
  • Ocasio-Cortez Claims New Yorkers Are ‘Outraged’ Over Opening of New Amazon Headquarters

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    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the democratic socialist who unseated Rep. Joe Crowley in a shocking upset earlier this year, expressed “outrage” on behalf of her constituents over the opening of a new Amazon headquarters in Long Island City, Queens. Amazon is a billion-dollar company. The tweets were sent just hours after the Wall Street Journal reported that Amazon plans to open two new east coast locations, one in in Crystal City, Va. and another Long Island City, creating a total 25,000 jobs in the process.

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:55:22 -0500
  • Exclusive: Britain's Hunt sees prospect for Yemen talks, news on Khashoggi inquiry

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    Following meetings in Riyadh with the Saudi king and crown prince - the main proponent of Saudi military intervention in Yemen - Hunt also said he anticipated "rapid progress" in bringing to justice those responsible for last month's murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. "I was led to believe that certainly the legal processes are going to be starting very soon indeed and we should hear something about that quite shortly," Hunt told Reuters in an interview. Hunt's trip, which included a meeting in the United Arab Emirates with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, comes as Riyadh, already under scrutiny for civilian deaths in Yemen air strikes, is facing global criticism and potential sanctions over Khashoggi's killing inside its Istanbul consulate on Oct. 2.

    Mon, 12 Nov 2018 19:39:57 -0500
  • 20 Inexpensive Beauty Gift Sets Under $20

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    Beauty gift sets are a great last-minute stocking stuffer gift for just about

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 19:07:39 -0500
  • Pilots says Boeing didn't disclose jet's new control feature

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    Boeing didn't tell airline pilots about features of a new flight-control system in its 737 MAX that reportedly is a focus of the investigation into last month's deadly crash in Indonesia, according to pilots who fly the jet in the U.S.

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 22:51:34 -0500
  • New fires erupt in California neighborhood already charred by wildfire

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    Santa Ana winds kicked up in southern California Tuesday. With that, new fires erupted in areas already burned. CBS News correspondent Jamie Yuccas reports.

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 18:57:37 -0500
  • Trump Blames Secret Service For Missing WWI Ceremony Because Of Rain

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    President Donald Trump on Tuesday hit back at critics who lampooned him for

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 09:18:28 -0500
  • Imelda Cortez: Raped woman faces 20 years in jail for trying to abort her attacker's baby

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    A young woman in El Salvador who fell pregnant after being repeatedly raped from the age of 11 by her stepfather could face up to two decades in jail for allegedly attempting to abort his child. Imelda Cortez became pregnant at the age of 18 and denies trying to abort the baby, which is a crime under any circumstances in El Salvador. Ms Cortez's daughter is now nearly two-years-old.

    Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:14:00 -0500
  • Taiwan's "Midterms" and Why They Matter

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    The elections will be a test of Tsai's presidency.

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:29:00 -0500
  • Liam Hemsworth 'Heartbroken' After Losing House Shared With Miley Cyrus In Malibu Fires

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    Liam Hemsworth opened up Tuesday about losing his home in the California

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 15:10:37 -0500
  • It's Simply Not Thanksgiving Without These Traditional Dishes

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    Mon, 12 Nov 2018 11:15:00 -0500
  • Trump could answer written Russia probe questions this week: source

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    The questions from Special Counsel Robert Mueller that Trump is preparing to answer relate only to Moscow's involvement in the election, and not to whether Trump may have tried to obstruct the Russia investigation, the source told Reuters. Among the topics covered is a June 2016 meeting between the president's son, Donald Trump Jr., other members of Trump's campaign team and a group of Russians, the source said. Trump's lawyers have been negotiating with Mueller's team since last year over whether he will sit for an interview.

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:24:24 -0500
  • Michelle And Barack Obama Did Couples Therapy, She Says In Memoir 'Becoming'

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    In advance of her new memoir Becoming, Michelle Obama is getting real about

    Mon, 12 Nov 2018 14:58:20 -0500
  • Pilots Say Boeing Didn't Tell Them About a Safety Feature Tied to a Deadly Crash

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    It may have contributed to a disaster that killed 189 people

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:48:20 -0500
  • China postpones lifting rhino, tiger parts ban

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    China appeared to backtrack on a controversial decision to lift a ban on trading tiger bones and rhinoceros horns, saying it has been postponed, state media reported Monday. The State Council, China's cabinet, unexpectedly announced last month that it would allow the sale of rhino and tiger products under "special circumstances", a move conservationists likened to signing a death warrant for the endangered species. Permitted uses included scientific research, sales of cultural relics, and "medical research or in healing".

    Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:28:37 -0500
  • Trump Reportedly Plans To Fire DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen In Coming Weeks

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    President Donald Trump plans to fire Department of Homeland Security Secretary

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:03:01 -0500
  • Markets Right Now: Technology stocks lead US market lower

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    NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

    Mon, 12 Nov 2018 16:11:54 -0500
  • EU Risks Dangerous Blowback by Undermining Iran Sanctions

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    The European Union’s campaign to shield Iran from U.S. sanctions is doomed to fail.

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 13:15:00 -0500
  • New Zealand Newspaper Flubs Stan Lee's Obituary, Writes 'Spike Lee Dies'

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    The Gisborne Herald is apparently bamboozled and did not do the right thing.

    Tue, 13 Nov 2018 12:25:12 -0500
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