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Palestinians Protest U.S. Settlement Decision in ‘Day of Rage’

RAMALLAH, West Bank) — Thousands of Palestinian protesters took part in a “day of rage” across the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, with some groups clashing with Israeli forces to protest the U.S. announcement that it no longer believes Israeli settlements violate international law. Around 2,000 people gathered in the West Bank city of Ramallah by midday, where they set ablaze posters of U.S. President Donald Trump as well as Israeli and American flags. Schools, universities and government o...
Tags: News, Israel, Uncategorized, Jerusalem, Ronald Reagan, Gaza, Middle East, West Bank, Red Cross, Hamas, State Department, Benjamin Netanyahu, Donald Trump, Gaza Strip, Trump, State

FAA Says It Will Handle All Approvals for New Boeing 737 Max Jets

(WASHINGTON) — Federal safety regulators indicated Tuesday that they will keep full control over approvals of each new Boeing 737 Max built since the planes were grounded in March, rather than delegating some of the work to Boeing employees. The Federal Aviation Administration said it told Boeing on Tuesday that the agency will retain all authority to issue safety certificates for newly manufactured Max planes. Boeing hasn’t stopped producing the Max, although it slowed down the assembly li...
Tags: News, Indonesia, Washington, Uncategorized, Chicago, Ethiopia, Aviation, Faa, Boeing, Federal Aviation Administration, Max, Dickson, Max Jets, Overnight, Stephen Dickson, Onetime

South Dakota Man Linked to Russian Agent Maria Butina Pleads Guilty to Fraud

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A South Dakota man linked to a Russian agent said little Tuesday as he pleaded guilty to fraud charges unrelated to the agent’s case. Conservative political operative Paul Erickson admitted to a federal judge that he operated fraudulent investment schemes. Prosecutors say Erickson, who pleaded guilty to wire fraud and money laundering, bilked investors of more than $1 million. Erickson’s onetime girlfriend is Maria Butina, who was deported last month to her native Russia...
Tags: News, Russia, Uncategorized, Fbi, North Dakota, South Dakota, Erickson, SIOUX, Onetime, Paul Erickson, Maria Butina, Butina, South Dakota Man Linked, Clint Sargent

Most of the 5,500 Evacuees in California Wildfire Near Santa Barbara Allowed to Return Home

(GOLETA, Calif.) — Most of the thousands of people who fled a raging California wildfire in the mountains north of Santa Barbara were told they could return home Tuesday as an approaching storm offered hope the flames would be doused. About 4,000 of the nearly 5,500 evacuees were affected when authorities reduced the size of the evacuation zone. The blaze had blackened more than 6.5 square miles (16.8 square kilometers) of the rugged Santa Ynez Mountains, but most of that acreage was scorch...
Tags: News, California, Uncategorized, Red Cross, Santa Barbara County, Orange County, Gruber, Santa Barbara, Garcia, Goleta, Montecito, Los Padres National Forest, Santa Ynez Mountains, Goleta Calif, Onetime, Tony Briggs

Koalas Were Already on the Brink in Australia. Bushfires Have Killed 1,000 in 2 Months, Experts Say

A koala that had received global attention after dramatic video footage emerged of its rescue from Australia’s bushfires by a woman who wrapped it in her shirt has died after suffering extensive burns. Video footage released on Nov. 19 showed the koala, later named Ellenborough Lewis, as it was rescued by Toni Doherty who plucked him from a tree in New South Wales. Doherty took the koala to the K oala Hospital in Port Macquarie b ut the hospital were unable to save him and put him to s...
Tags: Facebook, News, Abc, Australia, Uncategorized, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New Scientist, Brisbane, East Coast, Koala, Morrison, Port Macquarie, Doherty, Daily Mail Australia

Museum Director Fired After Lending Out Handwritten Copy of Gettysburg Address

(OAK RIDGE, Tenn.) — The new director of a Tennessee museum was fired from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum for lending out an irreplaceable copy of the Gettysburg Address. A Friday report by the Illinois Inspector General says Alan Lowe lent the document to Mercury One for a “pop-up museum” last year. Mercury One is a nonprofit founded by political pundit Glenn Beck. The document is one of five known copies of the Gettysburg Address written in Lincoln’s hand. It wasn’t suppos...
Tags: News, Glenn Beck, Uncategorized, Tennessee, Lincoln, Gettysburg, Lowe, Knoxville News Sentinel, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Onetime, Alan Lowe, Illinois Inspector General, Historic Preservation Agency Board of Trustees The, American Museum of Science and Energy

Lawyers Claim It’s Legal to Discriminate Against Gay People in Missouri as It Fights $20 Million Verdict

(CLAYTON, Mo.) — Lawyers representing St. Louis County are challenging a $20 million verdict in a gay officer’s lawsuit, claiming it is legal to discriminate against gay people in Missouri. Police Sgt. Keith Wildhaber alleged in his lawsuit that he had been passed over for a promotion 23 times and was told to “tone down your gayness.” The verdict was announced in October. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the county’s new legal team, the Lewis Rice law firm, is asking a judge to amend the...
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Missouri, Courts, St Louis Post Dispatch, St Louis County, Missouri Police, Onetime, Keith Wildhaber, Wildhaber, Lewis Rice, CLAYTON Mo Lawyers

A New Wildfire Is Threatening Southern California at Thanksgiving. Here’s What to Know

A new wildfire has been blazing near Santa Barbara ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. The Cave Fire quickly burned through 4,262 acres since it started Monday afternoon—and it remains 0% contained as of midday Tuesday, according to the Los Padres National Forest (LPNF) unit, one of the lead agencies overseeing the fire. Approximately 600 firefighters have been assigned and evacuation orders have been issued for more than 2,280 residents, while still other areas are under evacuation warn...
Tags: Facebook, News, California, Uncategorized, Sacramento, Southern California Edison, Yolo County, Santa Barbara County, Santa Barbara, County, Northern California, Goleta, Woodland, Bill Brown, Jimmy Harris, Santa Ynez Mountains

New York City Lawmakers Vote to Ban All Flavored E-Cigarettes

(NEW YORK) — New York City lawmakers have voted to ban flavored electronic cigarettes. The City Council voted Tuesday to ban all e-cigarette and e-liquid flavors except tobacco. Backers of the ban said they were acting to protect young people whose use of e-cigarettes has surged in recent years. Democratic City Council member Mark Levine said there is “no higher obligation” than protecting the health of kids. Supporters of the vaping industry jeered and threw fake dollar bills from the balcony o...
Tags: New York, News, New York City, Uncategorized, City Council, New York New York City, Mark Levine, Onetime, Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio, Democratic City Council

Simultaneous Explosions in Iraq Leave 5 Dead Amid Anti-Government Protests

(BAGHDAD) — Three simultaneous explosions rocked Baghdad late Tuesday, killing five people and wounding more than a dozen, Iraqi officials said, in the first apparent coordinated attack since anti-government protests erupted nearly two months ago. It was not immediately clear who has behind the bombings, which bore the hallmarks of the Islamic State group. Iraq declared victory over the extremists nearly two years ago, but they still maintain a presence in parts of the country and carry out...
Tags: News, Islamic State, Iraq, Uncategorized, Baghdad, Ahrar, Tahrir Square, Tigris River, Onetime, Baiyaa, Shaab City, Baladiyat, Jumhuriya Ahrar

Pennsylvania Overhauls Its Child Sex Abuse Laws Following Massive Catholic Church Cover-Up

(READING, Pa.) — Pennsylvania overhauled its child sexual abuse laws Tuesday, more than a year after a grand jury report showed the cover-up of hundreds of cases of abuse in most of Pennsylvania’s Roman Catholic dioceses over the last seven decades. The central bill signed by Gov. Tom Wolf gives future victims of child sex abuse more time to file lawsuits and ends time limits for police to file criminal charges. The grand jury report spurred several states to change their laws and other sta...
Tags: New York, News, Senate, Court, Uncategorized, Pennsylvania, House, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Wolf, Legislature, Tom Wolf, Albany New York, Shapiro, Harrisburg Pennsylvania, TRENTON New Jersey

First Lady Melania Trump Booed While Speaking at Youth Summit in Baltimore

As First Lady Melania Trump was welcomed onstage at the University of Maryland Baltimore College Tuesday to speak during a youth event, she was met with resounding boos from the audience of middle and high students from the Baltimore area. The First Lady was attending the B’MORE Youth Summit for Opioid Awareness, hosted by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s 360 Campaign and the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation. Trump spoke for about five minutes, primarily about her Be Best agenda, bu...
Tags: Politics, News, Maryland, White House, Uncategorized, Cnn, Baltimore, Trump, Melania Trump, Bennett, U S Drug Enforcement Administration, Onetime, Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation, Kate Bennett, University of Maryland Baltimore College, Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation Trump

House Judiciary Committee to Hold Its First Hearing Of the Impeachment Proceedings Next Week

The House Judiciary Committee announced Wednesday will hold its first hearing as part of the impeachment proceedings into President Donald Trump on Dec. 4. The public hearing will be titled, “the impeachment inquiry into Donald J. Trump: constitutional grounds for presidential impeachment.” A panel of constitutional experts and authorities will explain the constitutional framework of high crimes and misdemeanors, though the experts have not yet been identified. “This is a legal hearing....
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Uncategorized, Joe Biden, Ukraine, House, House Intelligence Committee, Donald Trump, Committee, Clinton, Trump, Hunter, Nixon, Donald J Trump, Adam Schiff

Texas Teacher Wins Appeal, Rehired After Tweeting President Trump About ‘Illegal’ Students

(FORT WORT, Texas) — An English teacher who was fired after tweeting that her Texas high school was full of students who are in the country illegally has won an appeal to get her job back. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath ruled Monday that Carter-Riverside High School teacher Georgia Clark’s tweet was protected by the First Amendment. Clark can either receive back pay and employment benefits or the Fort Worth Independent School District ca...
Tags: Texas, News, Immigration, Uncategorized, Donald Trump, Clark, Morath, Mike Morath, Texas Education Agency, Fort Worth Star Telegram, Georgia Clark, Onetime, FORT WORT Texas, Carter Riverside High School, Fort Worth Independent School District, Barbara Griffith

Jeremy Corbyn Pushes Back on Britain Chief Rabbi’s Anti-Semitism Claims

(LONDON) — Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn sought Tuesday to defuse harsh criticism about anti-Semitism leveled at the party by Britain’s chief rabbi. Corbyn addressed Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis’ remarks in The Times newspaper while taking questions at a campaign event just over two weeks before Britain’s Dec. 12 election. He denied Mirvis’ claim that Labour and its leader have been deeply tarnished by pervasive anti-Semitic attitudes. The influential rabbi’s suggestion that Corbyn was un...
Tags: London, News, Uncategorized, Bbc, Britain, Labour, United Kingdom, House Of Commons, Boris Johnson, Hamas, Parliament, Johnson, Conservative Party, Times, Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn

‘This Is a Story of Hope.’ New Documentary Series College Behind Bars Follows Men and Women Working to Gain College Degrees While in Prison

“Inside the walls of a classroom, you escape the walls of a cell — and you become an individual again.” So says Shawnta Montgomery, speaking at her graduation in the Bard Prison Initiative in College Behind Bars , the latest documentary project from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. The four-part series follows men and women incarcerated in maximum and medium security prisons across New York state over the span of four years, as they attempt to gain college degrees through the Bard Prison ...
Tags: New York, News, Obama, Congress, Documentary, Uncategorized, Bill, Ken Burns, Pbs, Criminal Justice, BPI, New York State, Sarah, Clinton, Burns, Bard

No One Can Look Away From ‘Karate Guy’ Spicing Up This News Segment

What’s a live broadcast about truly important news without a martial arts aficionado in the background to enliven the proceedings? During a CNN news segment on Capitol Hill Tuesday about the impeachment inquiry, internet users latched onto a random guy’s moves that were on full display. The currently unknown man in a ski mask and yellow T-shirt was just doing his thing — as one does. He was getting in his workout regardless of anything else going on at the building, because that’s how amped...
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, Cnn, Viral, Capitol Hill, Naruto, Onetime, Steven Cheung, Steven Raymond

Texas Woman Killed by Feral Hogs, Authorities Say

(ANAHUAC, Texas) — Authorities say feral hogs attacked and killed a woman outside a Southeast Texas home where she worked as a caretaker. Christine Rollins cared for an elderly couple at their home in the small town of Anahuac. Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne said Monday the 84-year-old woman she cared for was waiting for Rollins to arrive on Sunday. The woman went outside and found the 59-year-old Rollins in the front yard between her car and the front door. Hawthorne says Rollins had a...
Tags: Texas, News, Uncategorized, Jefferson County, Southeast Texas, Rollins, Hawthorne, Onetime, Anáhuac, Christine Rollins, Brian Hawthorne, ANAHUAC Texas Authorities, Texas Woman Killed by Feral Hogs Authorities Say, Anahuac Chambers County

Bread or Butter? Trump Prepares to Pardon Thanksgiving Turkey Before Flying to Florida

(WASHINGTON) — Which Thanksgiving turkey will earn a presidential pardon? Will it be Bread or Butter? The White House is sponsoring an online contest to help President Donald Trump as he contemplates his role in the 30-year-old tradition of sparing the National Thanksgiving Turkey. According to the White House, Bread is a 45-pound (20-kilogram) turkey who likes a cherry flavored soft drink called Cheerwine, bluegrass music and college basketball. Butter weighs 47 pounds (21 kilograms) and enjoys...
Tags: Florida, News, Holidays, Washington, White House, Uncategorized, Donald Trump, George H W Bush, Onetime, Trump Prepares to Pardon Thanksgiving Turkey, NASCAR Trump

Here’s What Stores Are Open and Closed on Thanksgiving 2019

For many Americans, Thanksgiving is a day to spend with family, friends and food (and sometimes football). But what happens if your aunt forgets to bring her turkey baster, or you run out of dish soap, or the apple pie burns just as your guests are arriving? While dozens of major retailers traditionally opt to close their doors, many businesses stay open on Thanksgiving. That means you can pick up last-minute essentials, including the baster, soap and a store-bought pie. If you’re intereste...
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Walgreens, Starbucks, Costco, Cvs, Joe, Kroger, Macy, Lowe, Safeway, Kohl, Dunkin Donuts, Harris Teeter, Herald Square, Kelly Rowland

Former Navy Secretary Richard Spencer says Trump’s Involvement In SEAL Case Sends Bad Message

Former Navy Secretary Richard Spencer, who was fired for allegedly attempting to make a behind-the-scenes deal with President Trump in the case of SEAL Edward Gallagher , says President Donald Trump is sending a bad message to troops by getting involved. In an interview with CBS news after being fired Monday evening, Spencer said Trump’s insistence on maintaining Gallagher’s rank as a Navy SEAL tells troops that they “can get away with it,” if they commit a crime. “We have to ...
Tags: Isis, News, Navy, White House, Defense, Uncategorized, Military, Bulgaria, Cbs, Pentagon, Donald Trump, Trump, Spencer, David Martin, Donald J Trump, Richard Spencer

Talented Goldfish Cracker Goes Viral for Outdoing Itself With This Concert for 6,000 Other Fish

This viral video is the best reason to get 6,001 goldfish crackers out of the Pepperidge Farm section and into your life. A lone goldfish cracker “singing” its heart out for an audience of countless goldfish as the panning camera reveals has gone viral for being excellent at performing. In this TikTok video that has been liked nearly 800,000 times, a rapt “audience” of goldfish listening to the Adele hit cover every surface of the living room below the “stage,” seemingly extending forever. ...
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Adele, Viral, Yaz, Haribo, Onetime, David Kasprak, Mikayla Remington

Ebola Responders on Lockdown in Congo After Deadly Protest

(BENI, Congo) — Ebola responders are on lockdown in the eastern Congo city of Beni after angry residents attacked a United Nations base to protest repeated rebel assaults, the World Health Organization said Tuesday. At least four protesters were killed, a local official said. Every day that health workers don’t have full access to Ebola-affected areas is a “tragedy” that prolongs the second-worst Ebola outbreak in history, WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Twitter. Alm...
Tags: Ebola, News, Uncategorized, United Nations, Who, World Health Organization, Congo, Geneva, Associated Press, Goma, Beni, JAMEY KEATEN, Christian Lindmeier, Allied Democratic Forces, Ngoma, Onetime

At Least 16 Killed in Deadly Albanian Earthquake: Officials

(TIRANA, Albania) — Albania’s Defense Ministry has reported two more dead in the western port city of Durres following an early morning earthquake, taking the confirmed death toll to 16. The ministry said only that the bodies were found, apparently in one of the collapsed buildings in the western city 33 kilometers (20 miles) from the capital Tirana. Health Minister Ogerta Manastirliu said medical teams had taken care of more than 600 injured people, with nine of them in life-threatening conditi...
Tags: News, Greece, Uncategorized, Italy, Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro, Tirana, Durres, Defense Ministry, Adriatic Sea, Onetime, Ogerta Manastirliu, TIRANA Albania Albania

This Ariana Grande Doppelgänger on TikTok Is So Striking Ariana Grande Had to Weigh In

While some people fantasize about enjoying the attention of a famous verified celebrity, one person may have some insight in what it’s like to have global adoration of an avid following. Meet Paige Niemann, a teen on TikTok who the internet has gathered to discuss because people believe she’s an Ariana Grande doppelgänger. In this viral video, Niemann pays tribute to Grande’s stint as Cat on the Nickelodeon show “Victorious” early on in her career. And the resemblance is so striking that it has ...
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Viral, Nickelodeon, Niemann, Grande, Onetime, Paige Niemann

The 10 Best Movie Performances of 2019

Actors are the lifeblood of cinema. An amazing performance can at least partially redeem a terrible film, or nudge a good film toward perfection. Below are 10 of my top performances of the year, a mix of lead and supporting—because the sorcery a good actor can pull off can’t be defined by the number of lines he or she has. 10. Kristen Stewart, Seberg Stewart is a marvel as Jean Seberg, the American-born actor who became a huge French star—and whose troubled life was in all likelihood...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Uncategorized, Fbi, Jennifer Lopez, Scarlett Johansson, Margot Robbie, Stewart, Murphy, Emily, Charlie, Russell, Lopez, Jean Seberg, Robbie

Three Maryland Men Have Been Exonerated After 36 Years in Prison

The three were arrested in 1983 for the murder of a 14-year-old at a Baltimore school
Tags: News, Maryland, Uncategorized, Baltimore, Overnight, Onetime

‘Tough as Nails.’ An 82-Year-Old Female Bodybuilder Took Down an Alleged Intruder

Willie Murphy, an award-winning powerlifter, was at home when she says a man broke in
Tags: New York, News, Uncategorized, Overnight, Onetime, Willie Murphy

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