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Undercover Operation Catches Rogue Turkey

A wild turkey's five-month reign of terror in Oakland ended Thursday when it fell for a sting operation. The aggressive turkey, called Gerald, had been terrorizing Grand Lake residents and prompted the closing of the city's Morcom Rose Garden, KGO reports. "I swear I was getting flashbacks to the velociraptor...

Poland's President Duda tests positive for coronavirus

Poland’s President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for coronavirus

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California Court Rules Uber and Lyft Must Make…

California Court Rules Uber and Lyft Must Make Drivers Employees. On Thursday, a California appeals court told the ride-sharing companies that their drivers can no longer be classified as independent contractors. Uber and Lyft can appeal to the California Supreme Court within the next 30 days. Both companies have contributed to a nearly $200-million campaign, Prop. 22, in an effort to keep drivers as independent contractors in California. According to NPR, it's the most expensive ballot campaign in the state's history. Today's ruling means that if the voters don't say Yes on Proposition 22, rideshare drivers will be prevented from continuing to work as independent contractors, ... , Uber spokesperson Matt Kallman, via NPR. ... putting hundreds of thousands of Californians out of work and likely shutting down ridesharing throughout much of the state, Uber spokesperson Matt Kallman, via NPR. Uber and Lyft claim the gig economy laws of California do not apply to them since they are "tech platforms" rather than "transportation businesses.". San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera says both companies have been "breaking the law for years.". This is a victory for the people of California and for every driver who has been denied fair wages, paid sick days, and other benefits by these companies, San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera, via NPR

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County Hit by Surge Ends Mask Mandate

A health board in Idaho reacted to the news that the county's main hospital was out of room for new patients by throwing out the local face mask mandate. The Kootenai County board voted 4-3 Thursday to pull back to just a recommendation that residents wear masks to contain the...

McDonald's Fires Back: Black $1 Billion…

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider On Friday, McDonald's filed a motion to dismiss a $1 billion racial-discrimination case filed by Black former franchisees. McDonald's legal counsel, former US attorney general Loretta Lynch, said in a statement that "there are legal deficiencies in the complaint that merit dismissal at this early stage." Black former franchisees sued McDonald's in late August, alleging they were forced to close or sell more than 200 locations due to "systematic and covert racial discrimination" at the fast-food giant.

Driving through the storm

On Oct. 23, a thunderstorm over Cincinnati, Ohio, drenched the city as bolts of lightning lit up the night sky.

Coming Home Again (Clean Trailer)

Trailer for 'Coming Home Again' starring Justin Chon, Jackie Chung, Christina July Kim, Leesa Kim, John Lie

Dow Fizzles as COVID Relief Remains in Limbo

The Dow ended the week on a down note, and a familiar reason is getting the blame: uncertainty over a COVID relief package in Congress. The index fell 28 points to 28,335, while the S&P 500 gained 11 points to 3,465, and the NASDAQ rose 42 points to...

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That Borat Video of Giuliani Looks a Little Fishy

A closer look at the now-infamous scene involving Rudy Giuliani in the new Borat film suggests it was edited to appear worse than it was, writes Allahpundit at Hot Air . And he's not alone. You can watch the scene here . It shows Giuliani on a bed in the presence of...

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California utility may cut power to 1 million…

Pacific Gas & Electric says it may power to some 1 million people this weekend in central and Northern California, which could see the most dangerous fire weather of the season

Fire is used to keep trains running during bitter…

Fire is used to keep trains running during the bitter cold. #trains #winter #science

Trump Says Israel and Sudan Have Agreed to…

Trump Says Israel and Sudan , Have Agreed to Normalize Relations. President Trump made the announcement on Friday, less than two weeks before the election. According to CNN, before talks of normalization could move forward, . Sudan Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok requested that the country be removed from the state sponsor of terrorism list, which it has be on since 1993. Trump signed an executive order to implement Sudan's removal from the list. According to CNN, if both the House and Senate pass veto-proof joint resolutions of disapproval within 45 days, . Congress can overturn the decision to remove Sudan from the state sponsor of terrorism list

Cops: Fatal Shooting Was Self-Defense. Girlfriend…

A police shooting in an Illinois city this week has left a Black teen dead and his girlfriend hospitalized, with protesters and family members demanding that the feds get to the bottom of what happened. Per CBS News , police in Waukegan say that 19-year-old Marcellis Stinnette was the passenger in...

Who Are Undecided Voters?

It may be hard to believe but some voters still have not made up their minds. While most voters know exactly who their candidate is, undecided voters are still weighing their options. Depending on the poll undecided voters can make up roughly as much as 10% of the electorate. That means undecided voters can swing an election. Undecided voters tend to be from all walks of life, so it's difficult to know just how to appeal to them. Most undecided voters are not fixated on one issue, like economy or health care. Undecided voters are often late deciders. The country won’t know how much undecided voters mattered until after the election.

Outdoor movie theaters gaining popularity

As temperatures begin to drop, more people are gaining interest in drive-in movie theaters.

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The Last Sermon

Trailer for 'The Last Sermon'

Biden's Oil Remarks Are Resonating

Peggy Noonan isn't counting President Trump out, and she points to a Gallup result showing that 56% of Americans say they're personally better off than they were four years ago. Factors like that could yet lift Trump to re-election, she writes in the Wall Street Journal . But really, "no one...

Longest Flight in US Is Coming Back

Wheels up—the longest domestic flight in America is coming back, just in time for the holidays. In a statement this week, Hawaiian Airlines announced it will once more start up its twice-a-week nonstop service between Honolulu's Daniel K. Inouye International Airport and Boston's Logan International Airport, a flight that...