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AP Sources: Florida State introducing Norvell as…

Two people with knowledge of the decision say Memphis coach Mike Norvell will be introduced Sunday as Florida State's new coach

A Bomb Cyclone Generated 75-Foot Wave Off…

A massive, nearly 75-foot wave was recently recorded off the California coast after a bomb cyclone caused unusually strong winds to pound the area last week.

Iran Frees American Student Held Since 2016

​Xiyue Wang was a fourth-year graduate student at Princeton conducting research in Iran when he was arrested there in August 2016.

Trump Plucks New Staffer From Secret Service

Looks like President Trump has a new staff member: Dan Walsh is out as White House chief of operations and Anthony Ornato is in, Fox News reports. "The United States Secret Service Deputy Assistant Director, Anthony Ornato, will become my new Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations," Trump tweeted , referring...

Today in History for December 8th

America enters World War Two; Former Beatle John Lennon is shot to death in New York. (Dec. 8)

Dems Draft Articles Of Impeachment

Reuters reports Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives met behind closed doors on Saturday. They're preparing for what could be the final week of their months-old impeachment inquiry. The House Judiciary Committee’s Democratic lawmakers spent the weekend sifting through evidence against President Donald Trump. They're drafting formal charges that the panel could recommend for a full House vote as early as Thursday.

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North Korea says it carried out 'very important test'

North Korea says it has carried out a “very important test” at its long-range rocket launch site

This Day in History: John Lennon Is Shot (Sunday…

This Day in History: John Lennon Is Shot December 8, 1980 The 40-year-old former member of the Beatles was shot and killed by obsessed fan Mark David Chapman. The outspoken rock icon was entering his Manhattan apartment when Chapman shot him four times at close range with a .38-caliber revolver. Lennon was rushed to the hospital but died en route. He had given Chapman an autograph earlier in the day. Chapman voluntarily remained at the scene of the shooting until he was arrested by police. Demonstrations of mourning were held all over the world. Deemed a borderline psychotic, Chapman pleaded guilty to murder and remains in Attica prison. Lennon is memorialized in a section of Central Park known as "Strawberry Fields."

Boris Johnson: Patients Should Pay For NHS

In a 1995 column unearthed by Business Insider, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson called for patients to be charged to use the National Health Service to prevent free care being "abused" by people who can afford to pay. The prime minister wrote in the Spectator magazine that free healthcare should be only for "those who are genuinely sick, and for the elderly." He added that "if people have to pay" for NHS services, "they will value them more." Johnson has denied that the future of the NHS would be at risk under his government.

Aldean Returns to the Scene of the Crime

It's been two years—and Jason Aldean clearly hasn't forgotten. The country singer played in Las Vegas on Friday night for the first time since the worst mass shooting in US history interrupted his show, People reports. "Tonight's a really special night for us," he said on stage. "We got...

Soaking rain to accompany brief warmup in…

While it will stay cold and dry through the weekend, a significant change is on the way for Monday.

Shooting at Florida Naval Base Leaves 4 Dead…

Shooting at Florida Naval Base Leaves 4 Dead, Many Injured. The incident occurred at Naval Air Station Pensacola. The suspected gunman has been reported dead after exchanging gunfire with police. U.S. Defense officials say the suspect was a Saudi military trainee. Several people were reported to have been injured in the shooting. Investigators say it is too early to determine if the motive was terror-related. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis commented on the situation. This is a dark day for a very great place, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, via statement. The Florida shooting comes two days after another in Hawaii's Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. That incident left three people dead, including the gunman

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Who's in CFP is easy; But…

Picking the four teams to play in the College Football Playoff should be pretty easy for the selection committee

Trump on shooting, impeachment, prisoner exchange

Just months after senior U.S. officials delivered substantial military aid to Saudi Arabia to counter threats from Iran, America's relationship with the kingdom is being tested by a Saudi Air Force student's shooting spree at a U.S. Navy base. (Dec. 7)

A Peloton Ad Goes Viral, Not Exactly in a Good Way

If the old adage of "all publicity is good publicity" is true, then Peloton has a terrific ad on its hands. If the opinions of lots of people on social media count for anything, the ad is closer to a sexist, elitist, cringe-inducing dud. Either way, the spot for a...

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Burrow completes Heisman coronation, LSU routs…

Joe Burrow finished off his likely Heisman Trophy coronation with another dazzling performance and No

Trump Claims He's The 'Greatest Of All Presidents'

President Trump called himself the "greatest of all presidents."

U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter To Resign From Congress…

The Republican lawmaker from California pleaded guilty earlier this month to misusing campaign funds.

Xmas Parades Canceled Over Protest Fears

In two North Carolina towns, Christmas might come next year. This after officials in Garner and Wake Forest scrapped their parades amid concerns that aggressive or even violent protesters could clash with Confederate marchers, Newsweek reports. In Garner, town officials nixed the event after seeing social media posts about possible...

Tear gas fired at Yellow Vest protesters

Paris police on Saturday clashed with yellow vest activists joining a wave of protest actions against the government's overhaul of France's national retirement system. (Dec. 7)

Amid Reports Of Police Raids, Binance Still…

Binance Coin, or BNB, is the only major cryptocurrency outperforming bitcoin this year. However, its namesake exchange is facing new concerns around increased competition. Markets Insider reports BNB is also struggling with police raid rumors, and controversy over its "burning" practice. After a police raid in China, the Binance exchange faced new scrutiny after it said it has no "fixed offices in Shanghai or China." The exchange also destroys, or "burns," a portion of BNB coins in circulation each quarter. Binance plans to burn half of the total BNB supply, or about 100 million coins, before pausing the practice. Though it buys the coins from holders before destroying them, the practice drives BNB demand.

Gibson, No. 16 Memphis top No. 21 Cincinnati for…

Antonio Gibson rushed for 130 yards and caught the go-ahead touchdown with 1:14 left as No. 16 Memphis defeated 21st-ranked Cincinnati 29-24 in the American Athletic Conference championship game. The victory marked the first time Memphis (12-1, No. 17, CF

This Day in History: Pearl Harbor Is Bombed…

This Day in History: Pearl Harbor Is Bombed December 7, 1941 360 Japanese warplanes carried out the Sunday morning surprise attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor. 2,400 Americans were killed in the attack and another 1,200 were wounded. Five U.S. battleships, three destroyers and seven other ships were either destroyed or sunk. Japan lost fewer than 100 men during the attack. The next day, following President Franklin Roosevelt's "Infamy" speech, Congress recognized a state of war between the U.S. and Japan. America had entered World War II. Three days later, war was declared on the U.S. by Germany and Italy. The American contribution to the successful Allied war effort cost more than 400,000 American lives.

Five Tech To Gift Women This Holiday

1. A pair of stylish headphones. 2. A tile Bluetooth tracker. 3. A Nintendo Switch. 4. A hybrid smartwatch. 5. A pretty phone case.

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We Have Depressing News for Grammar Nerds

If you find yourself texting about "Johns scarf" or "Shellys hat" because it's so much easier than switching to your phone's punctuation menu to add an apostrophe, congratulations, you're part of the problem: The Apostrophe Protection Society is officially shutting down. The society was started by retired journalist John Richards,...

Major storm continues to douse California…

Forecasters say the storm will push east into Sunday, with valley rain and mountain snow expanding across Montana, Nevada, Utah, western Colorado, Arizona and western New Mexico.

R. Kelly Faces New Charges Related to His…

R. Kelly Faces New Charges Related to His Marriage to Aaliyah. Kelly allegedly bribed a public employee for a fake ID to marry 15-year-old Aaliyah in 1994. The marriage between then 27-year-old Kelly and Aaliyah was annulled a few months later. Kelly was indicted on the latest charge in Brooklyn on Thursday. Aaliyah is referred to as “Jane Doe #1” in the court documents. It is the first federal charge stemming from R. Kelly and Aaliyah's wedding. Aaliyah died in a plane crash in 2001. R. Kelly is also facing charges for racketeering and sex trafficking. Kelly is currently being held in Chicago prison without bail