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Fed is likely to reinforce a message of continued…

The Federal Reserve is expected to send a clear message when its latest policy meeting ends Wednesday: Interest rates will likely stay ultra-low for the foreseeable future

Ilhan Omar Slams Trump For Doing Saudi Government…

Representative Ilhan Omar slammed President Trump’s response to Friday’s shooting at an airbase in Pensacola, Florida.

Anti-Doping Agency Bans Russia From Global Sports…

The ban includes next summer's Olympic games in Tokyo.

Watchdog Has Good News, Bad News for Trump on FBI

A report by the Justice Department's inspector general about the FBI's investigation into possible collusion between the Trump 2016 campaign and Russia delivers both good and bad news for the president. Key findings from the report (read it in full here ) by IG Michael Horowitz: Justified: Horowitz found that...

Dem Counsel: Trump a 'clear and present danger'

House Judiciary Committee receives a summing up of the impeachment case against President Donald Trump Monday as Democrats prepare formal charges against him. Trump and his allies lobbed fresh assaults on the proceedings they dismiss as a hoax. (Dec. 9)

Russia Banned From Olympics Over Doping

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Diplomats: US backs out of North Korea human…

Diplomats say the United States has changed its mind and is now refusing to sign a letter that would have authorized the UN Security Council to hold a meeting on the human rights situation in North Korea on Tuesday

How to Keep Your Cat Away From the Christmas Tree

How to Keep Your Cat Away From the Christmas Tree. It's no secret that felines are obsessed with poking around holiday decorations. Here are some tips to stop your cat this Christmas season. Lifehacker recommends putting soft and fluffy material at the bottom of the tree. This will take the cat's attention away from the tree ornaments above. PetCareRx says a safe repellent is also a good idea. Cats are turned off by the smells of citronella, potpourri and bitter apple. Spray objects such as cotton balls with these scents and spread them around the tree. Your cat will notice the smell from a distance and keep away from your set-up. Put ornaments only on the top half of the tree so cats cannot knock them down. Also, avoid placing your tree next to any furniture or a couch. This way, cats cannot climb on them before going after your Christmas centerpiece

Five Fun Things To Do In The Desert

1. Horseback riding. 2. Hiking. 3. Sandboarding. 4. Camel racing. 5. Quad biking.

Here's the Shortlist for Time 's Person of the…

Time magazine will unveil its Person of the Year Wednesday, and the shortlist is out today . These are the people editors thought influenced the world the most in 2019: Nancy Pelosi: The House speaker has been a key figure in impeachment proceedings against President Trump. Donald Trump: The president may...

What is lake-effect snow?

You've seen it in the news, lake-effect snow slamming cities along the Great Lakes. But what exactly is lake-effect snow?

Rapper Juice Wrld Dead at 21

Rapper Juice Wrld Dead at 21. TMZ reports the hip-hop superstar has died after suffering a seizure at Chicago's Midway airport. He was reportedly rushed to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead. . Born Jarad Anthony Higgins, he had just turned 21 last week. . His track "Lucid Dreams" was a breakout hit. and made it to No. 2 on the 'Billboard' Hot 100. He released two albums, 'Goodbye & Good Riddance,' 'Death Race for Love' . and a collaborative project with Future, titled 'Wrld on Drugs.'. Juice Wrld had 25 songs land on the 'Billboard' Hot 100.

PG&E Corp. stock surges following settlement

PG&E's stock is surging after the utility reached a tentative $13.5 billion settlement resolving all major claims related to Northern California wildfires of 2017 and 2018

Dierks Bentley’s son is a video star

Country star Dierks Bentley’s son Knox has inherited some of his dad’s entertainer skills. Bentley says the type of days he spends with his son was the inspiration behind the music video for his No. 1 country hit, “Living.” (Dec. 9)

China Bans Foreign Computers

Within three years, there won't be a Dell or a Microsoft to be found inside China's government offices. Beijing has ordered all foreign computer equipment and software be eliminated from government offices and public institutions by 2022, reports the Guardian , which notes the move will likely be "a blow to...

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U.N.D.P. says Latin America is wealthier but…

A global report from the U.N. Development Programme says that in order to face up to protests, including those in Latin America, governments must address inequality not just in income, but also education, technology and environment

Fox News’ Bill Hemmer To Take Over Shepard…

Fox News anchor Bill Hemmer will reportedly be taking over the afternoon time slot vacated by Shepard Smith, who left the network in October.

Factory Fire In New Delhi Kills At Least 43

The fire tore through the building as many workers slept.

Marianne Williamson Mistakenly Slams Trump

Marianne Williamson is still a 2020 candidate for president, though she hasn't been generating much attention in the media. That changed Monday, but not in a good way. It seems that Williamson got snookered by a satirical article and condemned President Trump for doing something he hadn't done—pardoning Charles...

Tom Hanks 'blown away' by Sally Field

At the Kennedy Center Honors, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson praise honoree Sally Field, while another recipient - conductor and composer Michael Tilson Thomas - says his family were the biggest influence on him. (Dec. 9)

'The Mandalorian' gives female directors a chance…

"Star Wars" has been criticized for having a lack of female directors, but the franchise is addressing the issue through the new series “The Mandalorian

Cardi B and Daughter Kulture Grace Cover of…

Cardi B and Daughter Kulture Grace Cover of 'Vogue'. The rapper and her 17-month old were photographed by Annie Leibovitz for the January 2020 issue. In an interview, the 27-year-old talked about how motherhood has changed her mentality. Being a mom — how can I say it? Things are a little bit harder to balance, but it’s good for the mental. Like, if I’m playing with my daughter, I forget about the issues, Cardi B, via 'Vogue'. The "Money" rapper also discussed her relationship with husband Offset, who is Kulture's father. Late last year, Cardi split from the 'Migos' rapper over cheating allegations. The pair soon got back together, but Cardi said she received criticism for staying with Offset. If you love somebody and you stop being with them, and you’re depressed and social media is telling you not to talk to that person because he cheated, you’re not really happy on the inside until you have the conversation, Cardi B, via 'Vogue'. Then, if you get back with them, it’s like, how could you? You let all of us down. I believe in forgiveness. I prayed on it, Cardi B, via 'Vogue'

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.

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Dog That Tended Baby Giraffe: 'He Stayed Till the…

When Jazz, a days-old giraffe, arrived at the Rhino Orphanage animal shelter in Limpopo, South Africa, a few weeks ago, he wasn't doing so well. A farmer had found the giraffe, abandoned by its mother and dehydrated and frail, and called the shelter to take Jazz in. What happened next...

With all of these Santas, checking the list twice…

Hundreds of skiiers showed up to Sunday Resort in Newry, Maine, dressed up as Santa Claus to support the River Fund charity on Dec. 8.

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