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The retail apocalypse is fueled by no-name clothes

A private-label push has upended the $275 billion U.S. apparel sector. Amazon, Wal-Mart, Target and other big retailers are beefing up their private-label clothing lines to grab shoppers whose loyalty to established brands such as Gap and Nike has waned.
Tags: Amazon, Business, News, Nike, Retail, Amazon Wal Mart Target


Now That Net Neutrality’s Dead, Here Are The ISPs You Can Choose From (lifehacker)

Today, the Federal Communications Commission, in a 3-2 vote spearheaded by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and Commissioners Michael O’Rielly and Brendan Carr, repealed the Obama-era legislation deeming broadband internet a Title II utility. In short, the FCC has voted to relinquish the ability to regulate ISPs, giving…Read more... [Author: Patrick Lucas Austin]
Tags: News, Fcc, Obama, Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, Michael O'Rielly, Patrick Lucas Austin, Brendan Carr


Idyllwild residents say humbug to snow-visitors’ abominable behavior

Dreams of a white Christmas can become nightmares for those living in and around Idyllwild and Pine Cove, who say the influx of snow-seeking visitors is often more than mountaintop communities can handle. Idyllwild residents Morgan Cannon and Marsha Kennedy hold signs they and made for the wintertime and are concerned about people blocking the two-lane roads from people who come to the mountain to sled and partake in wintertime activities near Humber Park trailhead in Idyllwild Thursday, Dec...
Tags: Facebook, News, Sport, Soccer, Public Safety, Kennedy, U S Forest Service, Idyllwild, Pine Cove, San Jacinto Mountains, San Bernardino National Forest, Fern Valley, Behrens, Top Stories PE, FRANK BELLINO, Zach Behrens


Annie Leibovitz captures the spirit of our times in her iconic photographs

Famed photographer Annie Leibovitz, in a visit to Seattle, shares the meaning of her latest book of images and talks about using her portraits to explore who we are.
Tags: Books, News, Life, Lifestyle, Visual Arts, Annie Leibovitz, Seattle


Telling the story behind the Chanukah season

The Chabad of Downtown Seattle hosted the holiday event, Light Up The Night — Burger Fest, to celebrate the Chanukah season.
Tags: News, Seattle, Local News, Photo & Video


Roy Moore still won’t concede in Alabama Senate race

The Republican Party of Alabama, which stood by Roy Moore when national Republicans abandoned him, congratulated Democrat Doug Jones on Wednesday.
Tags: News, Nation, Roy Moore, Alabama Senate, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, Doug Jones, Republican Party of Alabama


Crunch Report | FCC Kills Net Neutrality

The FCC kills net neutrality, Snapchat launches Lens Studio and Squarespace reportedly raises $200 million. All this on Crunch Report. Read More
Tags: TC, Daily, Technology, News, Fcc, Net Neutrality, Review, Tech, Snapchat, Report, Silicon Valley, Recap, Hands On, Squarespace, TechCrunch, Disrupt


Police: Officers shoot 3 carjacking suspects, killing 1

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Police officers in Connecticut shot three carjacking suspects Thursday night, killing one, authorities said. New Britain Police Chief James Wardwell said officers tried to stop a vehicle that they believe was involved in a series of armed carjackings in the city and surrounding areas over at least the past two […]
Tags: News, Connecticut, New Britain, Conn AP, Nation & World, James Wardwell


Johnny Iuzzini Net Worth: Celebrity Chef Accused Of Sexual Harassment

Celebrity pastry chef and television personality Johnny Iuzzini was the subject of the multiple sexual harassment claims this year. On Wednesday, four more women accused Iuzzini of sexual harassment and abusive behavior, taking the total number of accusations against the celebrity chef to eight, according to a report by Mic.
Tags: News, Johnny Iuzzini, Iuzzini, Johnny Iuzzini Net Worth


Girls witness lewd acts in Chula Vista

Police in Chula Vista are investigating a possible series of indecent exposures.
Tags: News, Chula Vista


Man convicted of murder in feud with farmer over herbicide

BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A jury has convicted a man of second-degree murder in the shooting of a farmer who accused him of applying herbicide to crops that the farmer said drifted onto nearby land and damaged plants. A Mississippi County Circuit Court jury late Thursday convicted Allan Curtis Jones, of Arbyrd, Missouri, who admitted […]
Tags: Business, News, Nation & World, Ark AP, Blytheville, Mississippi County Circuit Court, Allan Curtis Jones


More single-family homes now for rent

A growing number of single-family homes in San Diego County are now being rented out instead of sold, according to a new study by Zillow.
Tags: News, San Diego County


Will U.S. companies put overseas cash to work? Don’t bet on it

The Republican tax plan is about to hand some of America’s richest multinational companies tens of billions in tax breaks on profits they’ve parked overseas. But the payoff to the nation could be a meager one.
Tags: Business, Technology, News, America, Economy, Nation & World Politics


Why Miami Dolphins' Ndamukong Suh played every single defensive snap on Monday

DAVIE— The Miami Dolphins played 61 defensive snaps against Tom Brady and the New England Patriots on Monday night and, remarkably, defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh played 61 defensive snaps. Just don't ask Suh if ...
Tags: News, New England Patriots, Tom Brady, Miami Dolphins, Ndamukong Suh, Suh, Miami Dolphins Ndamukong Suh


IT specialist indicted on cyber hacking charges

CHICAGO (AP) — Federal authorities in Chicago say an information technology specialist has been indicted on charges of cyber hacking after he allegedly damaged the servers of a suburban company after he was fired. In a news release, the U.S. Attorney’s office says that in the indictment this week, Edward Soybel is accused of accessing […]
Tags: News, Ap, Chicago, Nation & World, Edward Soybel


Board OKs rebuilding 4 Houston schools ravaged by Harvey

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston school district board has voted to demolish and rebuild four elementary schools severely damaged by Hurricane Harvey floods. The board action Thursday night clears the way for the reconstruction of the Braeburn, Scarborough, Kolter and Mitchell elementary schools. The $126 million plan also would include elevating the rebuilt schools to […]
Tags: News, Ap, Houston, Mitchell, Harvey, Nation & World, Scarborough Kolter


How did arms bought by U.S. end up in the hands of ISIS?

The report could become a vital tool for understanding the terror group’s deadly industrial proficiency.
Tags: Isis, News, World, Nation & World


Aaron Judge can’t wait to play alongside Giancarlo Stanton

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Judge can’t wait to get to spring training and start learning from new teammate Giancarlo Stanton. The reigning AL Rookie of the Year alongside the NL MVP. What a sluggin’ 1-2 punch in the middle of the New York Yankees’ lineup — not to mention daily entertainment during batting practice. […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Giancarlo Stanton, New York Yankees, Aaron, Oakland Calif, Aaron Judge


Here are all the best deals for Free Shipping Day 2017

Get free shipping and guaranteed deliver by December 24 by buying all your holiday gifts on Free Shipping Day.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today


Knicks hold on to beat Nets after Porzingis leaves

Courtney Lee scored 18 of his 27 points in the second half, Michael Beasley added 15, and the New York Knicks held on to beat the Brooklyn Nets 111-104 after losing star forward Kristaps Porzingis to a sore left knee early in the second half            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, Courtney Lee, Brooklyn Nets, Nets, New York Knicks, Knicks, Kristaps Porzingis, Porzingis, Michael Beasley


Stressed out over finals? Colleges offer hammocks, massages; even a mechanical bull ride

At Cal State Fullerton, students seeking a break from the stress of finals can take power naps in big inflatable hammocks. At UC Riverside, they can relieve nervousness with free massages and cookies. At USC, they literally cry out their anxiety with a coordinated “primal scream.” The stress of finals is taken seriously these days on college campuses, where resources and programs to relieve anxiety and improve students’ mental well-being is increasingly met with all manner of programming. La...
Tags: News, Education, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Higher Education, Universities, Westminster, Colleges, Local News, Taylor, UC, Cal State Fullerton, Usc, Bell, Ucla


Behold The Most Hilarious Wildlife Photos of 2017 (gizmodo)

Wildlife photographer Tibor Kércz would spend a few nights each year camped out in a tent near a tree, hoping to capture photos of little owls and their nestlings. But just before nightfall on one fateful evening, three of the birds flew out onto a short branch. They landed and tried stabilizing themselves... but the…Read more... [Author: Ryan F. Mandelbaum]
Tags: News, Ryan F Mandelbaum, Tibor Kércz


2 charged in 2015 slaying of rapper Lionel Pickens

NEW YORK (AP) — Two Long Island men have been indicted in a 2015 shooting in Queens that killed rapper Lionel Pickens and wounded his friend. Queens prosecutors say the pair followed Pickens from a nightclub in Brooklyn to Queens where they shot him and his friend who were sitting in Pickens’ Porsche. Prosecutors say […]
Tags: New York, News, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, Pickens, Lionel Pickens, Nation & World, Pickens Porsche


Northern Illinois man faces 90 years in 2015 murder, arson

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois man has been sentenced to 90 years for fatally shooting a man and his dog in 2015, robbing the home and setting it on fire. The Rockford Register Star reports 31-year-old Delano L. Foreman was sentenced Thursday. A jury convicted him of killing 67-year-old Henry Murphy, an Army […]
Tags: News, Ap, Army, Illinois, Rockford Register Star, ROCKFORD Ill, Nation & World, Delano L Foreman, Henry Murphy


Australian probe into child abuse attacks Catholic celibacy

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian inquiry into child abuse has recommended that the Catholic Church lift its demand of celibacy from clergy and clarify the extent that the seal of the confession applies to evidence of child abuse. Australia’s Royal Commission into Institution Responses to Child Sexual Abuse on Friday delivered its final 17 […]
Tags: News, Australia, Catholic Church, Canberra, Australia AP, Royal Commission, Nation & World


The Man Accused of Driving into the Charlottesville Protestors Faces a First-Degree Murder Charge

The Aug. 12 attack in Charlottesville left 32-year-old Heather Heyer dead and dozens injured
Tags: Crime, News, Uncategorized, Charlottesville, Overnight, Onetime, Heather Heyer


U.S. Prosecutors Are Rushing to Cash In on a Drug-Ring’s Seized Bitcoins

The bitcoin cache was worth less than $500,000 a year ago, but has exploded in value to about $8.5 million
Tags: Crime, News, Law, Drugs, Uncategorized, Bitcoin, Overnight, Onetime


Habitat Byron Bay

Habitat Byron Bay launches with the opening of new restaurant Barrio Eatery and Bar and a collection of Byron Bays most creative lifestyle businesses including; St Agni, Zulu and Zephyr, Pampa, The Bare Road, Byron Bay Hanging Chairs, Tigmi Trading and Our Corner Store under the umbrella of Habitat Home & Habitat Women. Created as a hub for like-minded people and businesses to come together, Habitat Byron Bay has been specifically designed as a space for people to live and work in a socially and...
Tags: Travel, Food, Featured, News, Culture, Byron, Dan, Brandon, North Beach, Byron Bay, Brandon He, Barrio, St Ali, Corner Store, David Fraser, Martin Johnston