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Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)As most of the US is starting to see the end of a chilling Arctic Blast, one Florida city's summer weather is just now coming to an end.As of Friday, Key West has had 233 consecutive days of high temperatures 80 degrees or above -- the longest...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

New York (CNN Business)Warren Buffett must really like comfy sofas and beds. The Oracle of Omaha's Berkshire Hathaway bought more than 1.2 million shares of high-end furniture retailer RH -- aka Restoration Hardware -- in the third quarter. It's a new...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

As prepared for delivery:Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member Nunes, and other Membersof the Committee: Thank you for the opportunity to start with thisstatement, to reintroduce myself to the Committee and tohighlight parts of my biography and experience.My...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)The simplicity of "Dollface" doesn't make the show any less fun, although this slenderly conceived comedy vehicle for "2 Broke Girls" star Kat Dennings could easily have landed on a conventional broadcast network. As is, it's a nice addition to...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)In what has been described as a "major first," Ireland's parliament was taken over by 157 young people from across the country on Friday as they discussed the climate crisis in Ireland's first Youth Assembly. Aged between 10 and 17, the young people ...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Speculation over Elsa's sexuality is ramping up in anticipation of "Frozen II."Yes, people actually are interested in whether the Disney character is gay.Here's the back story: In 2016, Twitter got behind a #GetElsaAGirlfriend campaign for the...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)What will you be doing when you're 70? For most people, the answer probably isn't fighting fires. But for 71-year-old John Foster, retirement was just the start of a brave new venture.Foster and the rest of his six-member team from Woodgate Rural...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

As prepared for delivery:It's unfortunate that today, and for most of next week, we will continue engaging in the Democrats' day-long TV spectacles instead of solving the problems we were all sent to Washington to address. We now have a major trade...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

Washington (CNN)The White House has released on Friday a transcript of President Donald Trump's first phone call with his Ukrainian counterpart.The call, which occurred on April 21, came just after Volodymyr Zelensky was elected president.It doesn't...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

As prepared for delivery:In April 2019 the United States Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch -- was in Kyiv when she was called by a senior State Department official and told to get on the next plane back to Washington. Upon her return to DC, she...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)The teenager who murdered his father and then opened fire on a South Carolina school playground, killing a 6-year-old boy, was sentenced to life in prison without parole Thursday.Judge R. Lawton McIntosh also sentenced Jesse Osborne, 17, to 30 more...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Gorgui Dieng is one of two Senegalese players in the NBA, but back home he might be better known for his philanthropic work. The Minnesota Timberwolves center is a seven-year NBA veteran who signed a four-year $64 million contract extension with the ...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Drake gets an unexpected reception at a music festival. An elephant just needed a break. And a couple gets really, really honest with Lisa Ling. These are the must-see videos of the week.A wild roadblockWatch as a bull elephant...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Get ready for the speculation that Jhené Aiko and Big Sean have reunited.They have -- artistically.Aiko enlisted her ex-boyfriend for her new single titled "None Of Your Concern."The pair dated from 2016 to 2018 so it's hard not to envision that...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

Hong Kong (CNN)Less than 50 meters from a Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) base, student protesters are building a fortress.Black-clad, masked protesters man the walls of Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) in Kowloon's Hung Hom district, some ...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

New York (CNN Business)JCPenney has a long way to go before it's a turnaround story. But the company had some rare good news Friday: It was able to trim its losses in the third quarter, and it raised its profit forecast, even as its sales continue to...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)House impeachment investigators on Friday morning will hear publicly from the ousted US ambassador to Ukraine, whose removal Democrats say marks the start of the shadow diplomacy campaign that sparked their impeachment inquiry into President Donald...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)We're hooked on plastic, but too often we're careless consumers. Waste plastic is entering our ecosystems and food chain with untold consequences; we're still not sure what the long-term effects will be on our own bodies.Cleaning up our polluted...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton is not looking forward to negotiating a new contract with Mercedes but hopes a deal can be agreed "soon."The Briton, whose contract runs out at the end of 2020, clinched his sixth world title this month to become...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)It was just small talk. A quick conversation about weather, traffic and pollution. I was, after all, in Mexico City, a metropolis of more than 20 million with more than its share of big city problems. But as soon as the cab driver realized his...

Latest articles published by Las Vegas Sun

President makes wildfires worse Posted Friday, 08 November 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

President Donald Trump recently announced that he wants to cut off aid to California for fighting the historically widespread wildfires which are devastating the state. He attributes this horrific disaster to California’s supposedly poor forest...

Posted Friday, 08 November 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Welcome to the week we’ve all been waiting for. The annual meeting between Alabama and LSU is always good bet to be one of the biggest games of the year, but the excitement is amplified this year. Both teams are sitting in the top two slots of the AP...

Horse racing is animal abuse Posted Friday, 08 November 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

How many more race horses have to die before people admit that this is an abusive industry? You have to look beyond the grandstands and at the many deaths, not just on the tracks but also those either killed because they weren’t fast enough or worse,...

Nation needs a new direction Posted Friday, 08 November 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

What I am seeing in this country is making my stomach turn. So-called evangelicals seem to be trying to turn this country into a theocracy. The rhetoric coming out of the White House has divided this country more than at any time in my 85 years. We have...

President’s trade wars are hurting our farmers Posted Friday, 08 November 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

A handful of landmark laws have indelibly changed our nation’s history. Some, like the Civil Rights Act and the GI Bill, for the good; others, not so much. Alarmingly, we are seeing one of the more harmful laws rising from the dead today. Back in June...

Humanitarian crisis at the border is a concern for states as much as feds Posted Friday, 08 November 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

State and local officials can and should play an important role in addressing the humanitarian crisis that is America’s treatment of immigrant detainees. So writes John Hudak of the Brookings Institution in an insightful paper that should be required...

Latest articles published by CNN

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)As most of the US is starting to see the end of a chilling Arctic Blast, one Florida city's summer weather is just now coming to an end.As of Friday, Key West has had 233 consecutive days of high temperatures 80 degrees or above -- the longest...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

New York (CNN Business)Warren Buffett must really like comfy sofas and beds. The Oracle of Omaha's Berkshire Hathaway bought more than 1.2 million shares of high-end furniture retailer RH -- aka Restoration Hardware -- in the third quarter. It's a new...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

As prepared for delivery:Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member Nunes, and other Membersof the Committee: Thank you for the opportunity to start with thisstatement, to reintroduce myself to the Committee and tohighlight parts of my biography and experience.My...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)The simplicity of "Dollface" doesn't make the show any less fun, although this slenderly conceived comedy vehicle for "2 Broke Girls" star Kat Dennings could easily have landed on a conventional broadcast network. As is, it's a nice addition to...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)In what has been described as a "major first," Ireland's parliament was taken over by 157 young people from across the country on Friday as they discussed the climate crisis in Ireland's first Youth Assembly. Aged between 10 and 17, the young people ...

Posted Friday, 15 November 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Speculation over Elsa's sexuality is ramping up in anticipation of "Frozen II."Yes, people actually are interested in whether the Disney character is gay.Here's the back story: In 2016, Twitter got behind a #GetElsaAGirlfriend campaign for the...

Latest articles published by The New York Times

Posted Thursday, 23 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Senate lawmakers on Thursday announced they had reached agreement on a long-delayed disaster relief package, ending a monthslong impasse over billions of dollars in aid for farmers and communities struggling to recover from an onslaught of ...

Posted Thursday, 23 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

Subway workers began raising alarms in recent months: Emergency brakes on New York City subway trains were being deliberately pulled, acts of apparent sabotage that were setting off major delays on the sprawling system. There were clues. A man spotted...

Posted Thursday, 23 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump is considering deploying additional troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American military personnel already there, the acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, said Thursday. Mr. Shanahan did not specify...

Posted Thursday, 23 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

Last year, a federal jury in Washington convicted Nicholas Slatten, a former security contractor, of first-degree murder for his role in killing one of 14 Iraqi civilians who died in 2007 in a shooting that also injured more than a dozen others. Matthew...

Posted Thursday, 23 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that House Democrats were “not on a path to impeachment,” even as she accused President Trump of trying to whip her caucus into a distracting political battle by stonewalling congressional...

Posted Thursday, 23 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The United States and China are digging in for a prolonged trade war, with the Trump administration unveiling a new $16 billion bailout for farmers hurt by Beijing’s tariffs on Thursday and more companies saying they are redirecting...