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Yemen's warring parties agree to ceasefire in Hodeidah and U.N. role

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:45:54 -0500

At the close of a week of talks in Sweden, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said a framework for political negotiations would be discussed at the next round of talks at the end of January betwe....
Man who sexually assaulted woman on flight while she slept is jailed for nine years

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 05:16:00 -0500

Prabhu Ramamoorthy, 34, was also sitting next to his wife on the overnight flight in January. Ramamoorthy had molested the victim while unbuttoning her blouse and unzipping her trousers as she slept.....
At least $9bn in insurance claims from California fires

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 20:04:05 -0500

Insurance claims from the recent devastating California wildfires that killed at least 89 people and destroyed 19,000 homes and businesses have reached at least $9 billion, the state's insurance commi....
China urges Japan to ensure rights of 2 in shrine protest

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 07:53:36 -0500

BEIJING (AP) — China has urged Japan to ensure the legal rights of two Hong Kong residents who staged a protest this week at a Tokyo shrine honoring Japan's war dead, the foreign ministry said Fri....
'Christmas miracle': 3 suspected thieves rescued after days in West Virginia mine

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 10:34:38 -0500

Three people who disappeared in a closed West Virginia mine five days ago have been rescued and taken to a hospital in what a family member called a "Christmas miracle."....
Middle School Student Dumps Trump From His Name After Relentless Bullying

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 00:58:35 -0500

A middle school student in Delaware has been allowed to change his surname....
Porsche presents EV ‘FastCharge' solution

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 06:13:01 -0500

The automaker Porsche has presented a prototype charging station in Germany with an output of up to 450kW. It can be used by electric models of all brands compatible with the European standard Type 2....
Home comforts -- and a curfew -- for Huawei exec on bail

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 21:28:38 -0500

Accused of sanctions busting and forced to abide by a curfew and wear an ankle bracelet as she awaits possible extradition to the United States, China's "Princess of Huawei" could be said to have fall....
In farewell speeches, senators bemoan downfall of the 'world's greatest deliberative body'

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:57:54 -0500

In their farewell addresses on the Senate floor, senators call out the hyperpartisan atmosphere that has taken hold of the U.S. Capitol.....
Brazil take first step in program to join nuclear-powered sub club

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 12:52:09 -0500

President Michel Temer and his right-wing successor, President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, both pressed the button that lowered into the sea the 1,700-ton submarine named Riachuelo at a Rio de Janeiro naval....
Georgia officer killed after traffic stop; suspect dead

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:48:00 -0500

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia police officer and a suspect died Thursday night after a traffic stop led to a foot chase and shooting just east of Atlanta, authorities said.....
Cash deposited in Robinhood's 3% checking and savings isn't insured, SIPC says

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:51:51 -0500

Cash in Robinhood's new checking and savings products that were rolled out this week is not insured by the Securities Investor Protection Corp.....
Former Canadian Envoy Is Now at Center of Feud With China

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 07:51:49 -0500

The former Canadian diplomat who has written about some of the touchiest geopolitical issues in the world, including China’s expanding military footprint in Africa and the North Korea nuclear crisis,....
Man quits his job with epic rant over the store's PA

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 11:58:03 -0500

A disgruntled employee at a Canadian Walmart decided that he wasn’t going to....
6 Sandy Hook Survivors On Healing, Faith And Forgiveness, 6 Years Later

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 12:51:24 -0500

Dec. 14, 2018, marks six years since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary....
President Trump: Michael Cohen case is meant to embarrass me

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 13:20:55 -0500

President Donald Trump reacts to the sentencing of his former personal attorney and his 46 percent job approval rating in an exclusive interview with Harris Faulkner on 'Outnumbered Overtime.'....
Trump knew hush-money payments were wrong: ex-lawyer Cohen

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 06:56:03 -0500

President Donald Trump knew it was wrong to order election-eve hush money paid to two women who claimed to have had affairs with him, his former lawyer Michael Cohen said in an interview to be broadca....
Every Angle of the 2019 Toyota Prius

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:00:00 -0500

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Turkey will enter Syria's Manbij if U.S. doesn't remove YPG fighters, Erdogan says

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 09:44:30 -0500

Turkish forces will enter the Syrian town of Manbij if the United States does not remove YPG Kurdish fighters, and it will also target Kurdish-controlled areas further east, President Tayyip Erdogan s....
The 6 Best Smartwatches of 2018

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:39:36 -0500

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4th conviction in Los Angeles murder of Chinese student

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 19:54:34 -0500

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 21-year-old man was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder in the beating death of a University of Southern California graduate student from China.....
Former Baylor fraternity president accused of rape is banned from graduation, University of Texas campus

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 06:32:14 -0500

Jacob Anderson, accused of sexually assaulting a 19-year-old student, has been banned from University of Texas at Dallas, but will receive a degree.....
Jailed former Venezuela oil minister dies in state custody

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 20:10:06 -0500

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Nelson Martinez, the jailed former head of Venezuela's state-run oil giant PDVSA who was arrested last year as part of anti-corruption purge, died in state custody Wednes....
Nancy Pelosi Backs House Leadership Limits, All But Securing Bid For Speaker

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 19:37:50 -0500

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) will support a proposal to....
20 Financial New Year's Resolutions for 2019

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:12:22 -0500

Nearly one-third of Americans plan to make a money resolution for 2019, according to a Fidelity Investments survey, with 48 percent of them planning to save more, 29 percent aiming to pay down debt an....
Seven-year-old Guatemalan girl dies in US custody: report

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 02:47:39 -0500

A seven-year-old Guatemalan girl died in American custody after being detained by US border police in New Mexico, The Washington Post reported on Thursday. The girl who illegally crossed the border f....
European flight route most likely to experience delays? Mykonos to London Gatwick

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 06:33:38 -0500

Flyers traveling through UK airports are more likely to suffer flight delays and cancellations compared to other transit hubs in Europe, says a new report on the 50 most disrupted flight routes in the....
Pope-appointed missionary travels US to do good

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:07:45 -0500

Father Jim Sichko had a calling and it wasn't just to God. It was to, well, everybody. Pope Francis named the Kentucky-based priest to a newly created fleet of Papal Missionaries, ministers who tr....
Chinese state media urges Canada to defy U.S., free Huawei exec

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 22:58:02 -0500

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Canada should distance itself from U.S. "hegemonism" and grant unconditional freedom to Meng Wanzhou, a top executive of China's Huawei detained in Vancouver on Washington....
Plot Thickens for Carlos Ghosn: Financial Charges Filed in Japan, But Renault Declares He Did Nothing Wrong in France

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 11:41:00 -0500

In Japan, the former Nissan, Renault, and Mitsubishi chief faces as much as 10 years in prison, while Renault keeps him on as chairman and CEO after finding he did not break French finance laws.....
Death row inmate seeks execution; judge to decide competency

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 21:39:39 -0500

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi judge will decide whether a death row inmate who says he wants to be executed is mentally competent to waive all his appeals.....
1984 Bertone Ramarro Corvette: The concept we forgot

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:58:16 -0500

Named after a green lizard, this Chevrolet Corvette C4 with sliding doors was born in Italy and looks futuristic to this day....
Isil driven from last town as US-backed forces leave caliphate on brink

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 04:09:09 -0500

Kurdish-led forces seized the Isil's main hub of Hajin Friday, a milestone in a massive and costly US-backed operation to eradicate the jihadists from eastern Syria. The Syrian Democratic Forces ....
Due to fly WOW Air next year? Your trip might be canceled

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:35:49 -0500

The struggling budget carrier says holiday flights will not be affected. Flight cuts will begin in January. Affected passengers will be notified.....
Yes, he really said that. What Trump gets about his presidency that critics don't.

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 05:00:00 -0500

When Trump flouts the conventions of the office, he’s winning with his core voters. It doesn’t matter what he’s saying — what matters is that he’s making the rest of us howl in indignation.....
US airliner turned back after human heart left on board

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:37:44 -0500

A Southwest Airlines flight headed from Seattle to Dallas was turned back mid-flight after it was discovered that a human heart had been left on board, officials said Thursday. The plane had was over....
Cadillac's 3-row XT6 SUV loses camouflage for Detroit Auto Show

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 10:01:19 -0500

Cadillac confirmed this week that the forthcoming XT6 crossover SUV will be unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show next month. The Caddy that we got a camouflaged sneak peek at a couple months ago has bee....
Tijuana official: Some caravan migrants breaking into homes

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 20:38:47 -0500

Tijuana delegate Genaro Lopez on the impact the migrant caravan is having on the city.....
Girl dies after being detained by U.S. Border Patrol-Washington Post

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 21:33:06 -0500

A 7-year-old girl from Guatemala died of dehydration and shock hours after she was taken into U.S. Border Patrol custody, the Washington Post reported on Thursday. Early on Dec. 7, the girl started h....
Montana man pleads guilty to killing 2, putting them in acid

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:06:23 -0500

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man pleaded guilty Friday to stabbing two people to death, including a teenage girl, dismembering their bodies and then trying to dissolve them in tubs filled with aci....
Brad Ford and The Hudson Company Team Up for a Connecticut Showroom That Emphasizes Craftsmanship

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:47:40 -0500

The designer and Hudson Company founder Jamie Hammel bring their shared passion for fine craftsmanship to Ridgefield....
The Latest: Israeli PM vows to 'settle the score' of attacks

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:05:25 -0500

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (all times local):....
Johnson & Johnson 'kept secret' that its Baby Powder contained asbestos 

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:50:40 -0500

Johnson & Johnson knew that its talcum powder contained asbestos but failed to tell customers for over three decades, an investigation has found.  Shares in the company plunged  12 per cent following ....
Health care law is alive despite Trump's 2-year drive to kill it. So sign up for insurance.

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 04:00:09 -0500

The Affordable Care Act is down but not out under Trump, and sorely needed given new realities of more chronic conditions and less employer insurance.....
Iran urges West to end 'absurdities' on missiles

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 11:53:15 -0500

Iran on Thursday urged the United States and its allies to stop their "absurd" accusations about Iranian missile tests, a day after Washington urged the UN to adopt punitive measures against Tehran. ....
The 2020 Toyota Supra Finally Debuts in January and the First One Will Be Auctioned for Charity

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 09:49:00 -0500

The long wait for Toyota's revived sports car is almost over.....
Trump says trade deal pays for border wall, Democrats scoff

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:34:10 -0500

The Republican president vowed during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign to build a wall along the border with Mexico to slow the flow of illegal immigration, and he has long pledged that Mexico - no....
Love Triangle, Not Alligators, Caused Florida Man's Death, Confessed Killer Testifies

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 19:52:46 -0500

A Florida man testified this week about fatally shooting his best friend ― who....
Russian Orthodox church calls on UN for help in Ukraine

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 09:05:12 -0500

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The Russian Orthodox Church on Friday called on the United Nations, the leaders of Germany and France, the pope and other spiritual leaders to protect believers in Ukraine in the....