GM lending $40M to startup company buying closed…

General Motors has agreed to loan $40 million to a newly formed company that wants to make electric pickup trucks at a massive Ohio assembly plant GM shut down earlier this year

Supreme Court Declines To Review Case Of Texas…

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear the appeal of a Texas inmate whose was denied gender reassignment surgery.

Dream Jobs: Astrologer / Life Coach

Astrologer and life coach, Tracey Rogers showed Newsy's Bianca Facchinei around her dream job.

'Clear and Present Danger': Impeachment Testimony

The House Judiciary Committee resumed its impeachment proceedings Monday, with each party laying out familiar narratives. For example, Democratic staff investigator Daniel Goldman said President Trump's "persistent and continuing effort to coerce a foreign country to help him cheat to win an election is a clear and present danger to...

Naval base shooting hits too close to home

The Naval Air Station Pensacola is not only an economic engine for the northwest Florida city, it is also its heart and soul. (Dec. 9)

Russia Banned From Olympics Over Doping

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Wray: Report on Russia probe found "unacceptable…

FBI Director Chris Wray says in an interview with The Associated Press that a Justice Department inspector general report on the early days of the Russia investigation identified problems that are “unacceptable and unrepresentative of who we are as an institution

Trump Labeled an 'Erratic Old Man' by North Korea

Trump Labeled an 'Erratic Old Man' by North Korea. The statement from a senior official in the foreign country comes after a series of tweets by the president. Kim Jong Un is too smart and has far too much to lose, everything actually, if he acts in a hostile way ... North Korea, under the leadership of Kim Jong Un, has tremendous economic potential, but it must denuclearize as promised. The official, former nuclear negotiator Kim Yong Chol, says North Korea may resume calling Trump a "dotard.". As (Trump) is such a heedless and erratic old man, the time when we cannot but call him a ‘dotard’ again may come. Chol has also accused the Trump administration of trying to move a December deadline for nuclear talks. Former Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong says Trump's comments mean he is "feels fear" if the December deadline expires. This past weekend, the rogue nation said it conducted tests at a rocket facility on its western coast

Five Fun Things To Do In The Desert

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

Former NBAer Fined for Not Looking at China Flag

Guerschon Yabusele, who played with the Boston Celtics for two seasons before moving to a professional team in China, was hit with a "serious warning"—and a $1,400 fine—for not looking at the Chinese flag while the country's national anthem was played before the Nanjing Tongxi Monkey Kings'...

Floodwaters force residents to pack their things…

Residents of Ely, Somalia, were forced to flee their homes on Dec. 8 and 9, as floodwaters swept through the area.

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.

Families of crash passengers want wider review of…

Relatives of passengers who died in one of two crashes of a Boeing 737 Max say U.S. regulators should re-examine all critical systems on the plane and not just the one suspected of playing a role in the accidents

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)

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...

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AP source: Strasburg, Nats reach record $245M…

World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg is staying with the Washington Nationals

Watch A Self-Driving Air France Baggage Tractor…

Watch a self-driving baggage tractor in action.

What's The State Of The Affordable Care Act Today?

Lawmakers have proposed big changes to our health care system, so let's look at the state of the prevailing health care law — the Affordable Care Act.

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...

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)

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

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

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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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...

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?

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