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German FM calls for Europe to raise its climate…

Germany’s foreign minister says the European Union should increase its targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions if it wants to lead in the fight against climate change

This Island Looks Like A Giant Fingerprint From…

There is a small island off the coast of Croatia that, when viewed from above, bears a striking resemblance to a fingerprint.

​Former U.S. Ambassador To Ukraine Marie…

The career diplomat has testified about a "concerted campaign" to get her fired and said some of the president's comments made her feel "threatened."

Feral Hogs Destroy Forest Cocaine Stash

A group of drug traffickers heard on a wiretap complaining that pigs had found their cocaine stash weren't talking about the police. Authorities in Italy arrested four suspected traffickers after they heard them lament that a pack of wild boars had dug up a package of cocaine worth around $22,...

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Here's the latest for Thursday November 14th: Democrats, Republicans disagree about impeachment hearings; Israel and Islamic Jihad announce cease-fire; Protests in Hong Kong; Kentucky to double-check Governor's election result.

Kaepernick's Chance To Revive NFL Career

Colin Kaepernick will take part in a private workout in front of NFL teams on Saturday, but the details surrounding the event are hazy. The timing of the workout is confusing, as it takes place on a Saturday, a busier day in the NFL, and Kaepernick's team had little knowledge of the plans for the workout until the NFL approached them on Tuesday and gave them two hours to say yes.

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White Helmets founder’s wife barred from leaving…

Turkish media reports say authorities have barred the wife of a former British army officer who founded the White Helmets volunteers group, from leaving Turkey pending the investigation into his death

Daisy Ridley Gave Her All to Final 'Star Wars…

Daisy Ridley Gave Her All to Final 'Star Wars' Film Ridley will reprise her role as Rey for the third time in 'The Rise of Skywalker.' She believes that this film is the best yet. Daisy Ridley, to 'Marie Claire' Daisy Ridley, to 'Marie Claire'

Laura Dern Thanks Kanye West For 'Cred' With Kids

Appearing on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” Tuesday, Laura Dern opened up about seeing West wear a long-sleeved top emblazoned with a close-up image of her “Blue Velvet” character, Sandy Williams, over the summer. “This is thanks to the amazing designer Raf Simons, who paid homage to [director] David Lynch and his work,” the “Big Little Lies” and “Marriage Story” actor told DeGeneres. “But what he didn’t know is he actually gave me a tiny bit of cred in my household of teenagers, and I’m really grateful.”

3 Castaway Cows Survived Being Swept Away by…

Three cows swept away from North Carolina's Cedar Island by Hurricane Dorian in early September were presumed dead, along with dozens of wild horses. But they had actually built new lives as castaways in the Outer Banks, the BBC reports. Authorities believe that after they were swept away by a...

Kenyan cross country runners adapting to new…

AccuWeather's Dexter Henry visited the campus of Hofstra University, in Long Island, New York, where two Kenyan members of the school's cross country team are dealing with running in cold Northeast temperatures.

Most Important Moments of the Public Impeachment…

Most Important Moments of the Public Impeachment Hearings: Day One. On Nov. 13, the House Intelligence Committee officially began public impeachment hearings to investigate President Donald Trump. Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff delivered the first opening statement, saying that the hearings would affect “the future of the presidency itself.”. "Our answer to these questions will affect not only the future of this presidency, but the future of the presidency itself, and what kind of conduct or misconduct the American people may come to expect from their commander-in-chief." Adam Schiff, via CNN. Bill Taylor, the top U.S. official in Ukraine, used his statement to lay out a specific timeline of his interactions with top U.S. and Ukraine officials. . At one point, Taylor spoke about Trump’s decision to withhold aid from the Ukraine unless they agreed to investigate Biden’s son, Hunter. . “Ambassador Sondland responded that President Trump cares more about the investigations of Biden, which [Rudy] Giuliani was pressing for.” Bill Taylor, via CNN. Taylor also specifically spoke against the Republicans, calling Trump’s attempt to “leverage security assistance” against Ukraine “alarming.”. California Representative Devin Nunes, the highest-ranking Republican on the Intelligence Committee, spoke in defense of Trump. Nunes used his time to voice his belief that the hearings are a “low rent, Ukrainian sequel” to the “Russian hoax.”. "It seems you agreed witting or unwittingly to participate in a drama, but the main performance — the Russia hoax — has ended and you've been cast in the low rent Ukrainian sequel." Devin Nunes, via ‘Nightline’

Turkey to deport IS suspect stuck at Greek border…

Turkey's state-run news agency says a U.S. national and suspected Islamic State group member, who has spent three days in a no man's land between Turkey and Greece after Ankara tried to deport him, will be repatriated to the United States

1 dead, 6 hospitalized in Florida multicar crash

Authorities in Florida say one person has died and six more were hospitalized after a fiery 8-car crash shut down part of Interstate 75 near Tampa on Wednesday night. (Nov. 14)

San Francisco Has a Reminder of Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg has left the US, but she hasn't left the building. In a mural 60 feet high and 30 feet wide on the side of the Native Sons Building near Union Square, the Swedish climate change activist now keeps an eye on San Francisco. The mural was unveiled Tuesday...

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The Latest: UK won’t name new EU commissioner

With election campaigning in full swing, Britain has informed its European Union partners that it will not name a new commissioner to the EU’s executive arm despite an obligation to do so

Fuzzy Creature Turns Out To Be Sea Spider Covered…

NOAA’s Southeastern US Deep Sea Exploration recent caught a very special male sea spider on camera.

Trump And Erdogan Hold Joint Press Conference At…

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited the White House roughly a month after the U.S. withdrew from northern Syria and Turkey swept in.

Drug-Resistant Germ Threat Is Worsening, Puzzling…

Drug-resistant germs have long been known to be a serious health threat, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says the problem is worse, and more baffling, than previously thought. Someone in the US contracts an antibiotic-resistant infection every 11 seconds, the Washington Post reports, and someone dies...

Warren on impeachment inquiry: 'Let's do it'

Democratic Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren says President Trump has shown he would break the law repeatedly, and impeachment proceedings should have begun months ago. Senator Warren also downplayed Mike Bloomberg's possible candidacy. (Nov. 14)

Kodak Black Sentenced To Nearly 4 Years On…

Rapper Kodak Black has been sentenced to more than three years in prison on weapons charges. The 22-year-old, whose real name is Bill K. Kapri, pleaded guilty in August to the charges. The Florida rapper was arrested in May at the Rolling Loud hip-hop festival in Miami on state and federal weapons charges. US District Judge Federico A. Moreno in Miami on Wednesday sentenced Kapri to 46 months in prison.

China presses Washington for tariff cut in trade deal

China presses Washington to roll back punitive tariffs in interim trade deal

Chris Pratt Auditioned for the Role of Captain…

Chris Pratt Auditioned for the Role of Captain America Pratt has become a key Marvel member through his portrayal of Star-Lord in the 'Guardians of the Galaxy' franchise, but things could had gone differently. Casting director Sarah Finn said Pratt's audition for Captain America put him in the frame for 'Guardians' even though he lost the role to Evans. Although Finn was convinced that Pratt was the right man to portray Star-Lord, aka Peter Quill, she had to convince director James Gunn to let him audition. Sarah Finn, via statement Finn insists Pratt's audition was a "eureka moment" as they knew instantly he was their Star-Lord. Sarah Finn, via statement

Supreme Court Declines Shielding Gun Maker: Sandy…

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt a blow to the firearms industry, rejecting Remington Arms Co's bid to escape a lawsuit by families of victims aiming to hold the gun maker liable for its marketing of the assault-style rifle used in the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre that killed 20 children and six adults.

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Another President Faces Impeachment, Over Another…

University of Florida student body president Michael C. Murphy invited Donald Trump Jr. to make what proved to be a controversial speech on campus last month, and now Murphy is facing his own impeachment inquiry over the matter. The Tampa Bay Times notes the parallels between Murphy's impeachment battle and...

Why have there been so many fires lately?

Following what seems like weeks of rampant wildfires, Bill Wadell traveled to Sacramento, California, on Nov. 13, to talk with a Cal Fire representative and learned about a few of the factors responsible for creating the numerous fires.

Prince William Looking to Volunteer as a Crisis…

Prince William Looking to Volunteer as a Crisis Counselor. The British royal is gearing up to offer mental health support over the phone. According to Crisis Text Line CEO Nancy Lublin, William is serious about training. She adds to 'People' that the 37-year-old is trying to fit the work into his busy schedule. "When you’re really busy, and/or really famous, it’s very hard to volunteer." - Nancy Lublin, via 'People'. "What’s nice about this — it’s totally anonymous. He could be the guy at the end of the phone." - Nancy Lublin, via 'People'. Along with wife Kate Middleton, William celebrated the six-month anniversary of Shout this week. The pair helped start the mental help service earlier this year with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Shout, which is open 24/7, has reported 145,000 conversations with those having thoughts of suicide and depression. The service also helps people with anxiety and relationship and isolation issues