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  • Amid Sexual Harassment Probe, Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen Won't Seek Re-Election
    December 16, 2017

    Amid Sexual Harassment Probe, Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen Won't Seek Re-ElectionDemocratic Nevada Rep. Ruben Kihuen said on Saturday he won???t seek re-election in 2018 just one day after the House Ethics Committee said it would investigate allegations of sexual harassment from two women.


  • Mystery swirls around powerful North Korea official as Hwang Pyong-so remains missing
    December 16, 2017

    Mystery swirls around powerful North Korea official as Hwang Pyong-so remains missingA North Korean official widely deemed as the nation???s??second??most powerful figure has been missing for some time, raising speculation that he has been executed.


  • Trump administration prohibits CDC from using certain words
    December 16, 2017

    Trump administration prohibits CDC from using certain wordsAccording to a Washington Post report, the Trump administration is banning the Center for Disease Control from using certain words in their official documents including fetus, transgender and diversity.


  • This Cat Named D-O-G Helps Train Pups To Be Service Dogs
    December 16, 2017

    This Cat Named D-O-G Helps Train Pups To Be Service DogsNot many cats get to have a career as a dog trainer, but one Missouri feline is doing just that.


  • Track Palin, son of politician Sarah Palin, arrested in Alaska
    December 17, 2017

    Track Palin, son of politician Sarah Palin, arrested in AlaskaThe elder son of former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin was in jail on Sunday, facing assault and burglary charges in her home state of Alaska. Track Palin, 28, appeared in state court in Palmer, Alaska, earlier in the day, on a felony burglary charge and misdemeanor assault and criminal mischief charges, court records showed.


  • Billionaire founder of Canada drug firm in 'suspicious' death
    December 16, 2017

    Billionaire founder of Canada drug firm in 'suspicious' deathCanada's global pharmaceutical giant Apotex has confirmed the death of its billionaire founder Barry Sherman, after police reported two "suspicious" deaths at the couple's upscale Toronto home. Police did not identify the victims, who were found on Friday, but Canadian media named them as Sherman and his wife Honey, prominent Canadians whose deaths sparked an outpouring of grief among the country's political elite. "We've been informed of the tragic news that Barry and Honey Sherman have unexpectedly passed away," said the Twitter account of Apotex, which Sherman founded in 1974.


  • Firefighters Take Advantage of Calmer Winds to Dig In and Contain Californian Wildfires
    December 18, 2017

    Firefighters Take Advantage of Calmer Winds to Dig In and Contain Californian WildfiresThousands of firefighters tried Sunday to shield coastal communities from one of the biggest wildfires in California history.


  • Trump defends $1.5 trillion tax cut bill
    December 16, 2017

    Trump defends $1.5 trillion tax cut bill???This will mostly benefit the middle class and jobs,??? Pres. Trump told reporters before departing for Camp David on Saturday.


  • America's Oldest Zoo Polar Bear 'Coldilocks' Get's 37th Birthday Bash
    December 16, 2017

    America's Oldest Zoo Polar Bear 'Coldilocks' Get's 37th Birthday Bash'Coldi' has far outlived the average lifespan for her species in captivity.


  • Relief, Bitterness And Frustration: Another Year Of Obamacare Enrollment
    December 17, 2017

    Relief, Bitterness And Frustration: Another Year Of Obamacare EnrollmentSince the first open enrollment period for the Obamacare exchanges began in the fall of 2013, these health insurance markets have been a godsend, a disaster or something in between for consumers.


  • The Vatican Bans Sales of Saints' Body Parts in Updated Relic Rules
    December 16, 2017

    The Vatican Bans Sales of Saints' Body Parts in Updated Relic RulesThe new rules govern how body parts and cremated remains are to be handled


  • A Republican Running To Replace Paul Ryan Comes With White Nationalist Street Cred
    December 16, 2017

    A Republican Running To Replace Paul Ryan Comes With White Nationalist Street CredHuffPost asked Paul Nehlen three times by email this week if he considers himself a white nationalist.


  • AP PHOTOS: Best of 2017 for the Middle East
    December 16, 2017

    AP PHOTOS: Best of 2017 for the Middle EastIn 2017 the Islamic State group was driven from its last strongholds in Iraq and Syria at an enormous cost, Pakistanis broke their silence to speak about sexual abuse in Islamic schools, and the U.S. declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel ignited widespread protests.


  • 93-Year-Old Woman Spends 2 Nights In Jail After Eviction From Senior Housing
    December 16, 2017

    93-Year-Old Woman Spends 2 Nights In Jail After Eviction From Senior HousingFlorida authorities released an elderly woman from jail on Thursday after police arrested her for allegedly not paying rent at the senior housing community where she had lived since 2011.


  • British embassy worker found murdered in Lebanon: official
    December 17, 2017

    British embassy worker found murdered in Lebanon: officialA British woman employed at the UK embassy in Lebanon has been found murdered, a senior official said Sunday, adding that the crime did not appear to be political. According to her social media profiles, she was employed by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).


  • Santa???s workshop comes to life in Brooklyn, New York
    December 16, 2017

    Santa???s workshop comes to life in Brooklyn, New YorkFifty years ago, Lou Nasti gained fame when he built a robot that landed him on the front page of the New York Times. Now his skill can be seen in his detailed animatronic Christmas workshop in Brooklyn, New York and on display all around the world.


  • Third Sea Lion Attack in a Week Prompts Swimming Ban at San Francisco Park
    December 16, 2017

    Third Sea Lion Attack in a Week Prompts Swimming Ban at San Francisco Park"I haven???t had a single sea lion or wildlife attack like this."


  • Landslides kill 26 in storm-hit Philippine province: local officials
    December 17, 2017

    Landslides kill 26 in storm-hit Philippine province: local officialsAt least 26 people were killed while several residents were missing in an island province in central Philippines after tropical storm Kai-tak brought heavy rains that triggered landslides, local authorities and media said on Sunday. Kai-tak cut power supplies in many areas, forced the cancellation of several flights, stranded more than 15,000 people in various ports in the region and prompted nearly 88,000 people to seek shelter in evacuation centers. The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office of Biliran island said 26 residents had died, but the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) has yet to make any official announcement about fatalities.


  • Mario Batali Apologizes For Sexual Harassment With Cinnamon Rolls
    December 16, 2017

    Mario Batali Apologizes For Sexual Harassment With Cinnamon RollsMario Batali, the former host of ???The Chew??? who stands accused of sexual misconduct, issued an apology to fans on Friday through his newsletter and inexplicably ended it with a recipe for cinnamon rolls.


  • Cake for 'joyful' pope on his 81st birthday
    December 16, 2017

    Cake for 'joyful' pope on his 81st birthdayPope Francis celebrated his 81st birthday Sunday with a hero cake and a message urging the world -- and children in particular -- to join in the holiday mood and be joyful. The Argentine pontiff thanked the crowds gathered in Saint Peter's Square for the Angelus prayer as they sang happy birthday, and was expected to slice into his birthday cake after lunch. The artist -- whose real name is Mauro Pallotta -- famously depicted Francis as Superman in 2014 and has since begun supporting Vatican charitable projects by selling T-shirts bearing the flying pope.


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