Protesters in Belarus against deeper ties with…

Several hundred protesters have braved the repressive climate in Belarus to demonstrate against deepening ties with Russia

What's This Space 'Snail Trail' On Pluto?

What's this space "snail trail" on Pluto?

Iran Frees American Student Held Since 2016

​Xiyue Wang was a fourth-year graduate student at Princeton conducting research in Iran when he was arrested there in August 2016.

Just Before Base Shooting, an Anti-US Rant on…

The killings have not been ruled terrorism, but tweets criticizing the US were posted about two hours before the shootings at the naval base in Florida on Friday. The rant appears to have gone up on the account belonging to Mohammed Alshamrani, the Saudi aviation student named Saturday night by...

AP Top Stories December 7 P

Here are the top stories for Saturday, Dec. 7th: Saudi Kin to help Pensacola families says Trump; Shooting inspires blood donations; Paris protestors demand economic justice; Tains, h0ome s and even people ara part of a gingerbread model town.

Eva Longoria And Ricky Martin's Holiday Plans

Extra caught up with besties, Eva Longoria and Ricky Martin. They recently hosted Operation Smile's Annual Global Gift Gala together in Miami. The actress and musician, who initially met in their teens, talked holiday plans. Eva, a new mom, said “We do tamales every holiday, so we're like an assembly line of aunts and tias and we just do tamales.” Ricky shared that he and his husband Jwan are headed to Puerto Rico with their four kids, including newborn son Renn. He added, “We sing loud in Puerto Rico… la parranda [out on the town]… so we go from house to house.”

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Piero Terracina, Rome Jew who survived Nazi death…

Piero Terracina, one of the last survivors of Italy's tiny Jewish community who had been deported to Nazi death camps during World War II, has died

This Day in History: John Lennon Is Shot (Sunday…

This Day in History: John Lennon Is Shot December 8, 1980 The 40-year-old former member of the Beatles was shot and killed by obsessed fan Mark David Chapman. The outspoken rock icon was entering his Manhattan apartment when Chapman shot him four times at close range with a .38-caliber revolver. Lennon was rushed to the hospital but died en route. He had given Chapman an autograph earlier in the day. Chapman voluntarily remained at the scene of the shooting until he was arrested by police. Demonstrations of mourning were held all over the world. Deemed a borderline psychotic, Chapman pleaded guilty to murder and remains in Attica prison. Lennon is memorialized in a section of Central Park known as "Strawberry Fields."

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.

Some Guy Ate the $120K Banana

On much of planet Earth, a banana costs about 39 cents a pound. But in Miami, where a banana will run you $120,000 , you probably want to make sure you chow down before you're looking at some very pricey brown spots. David Datuna, identified as a New York City-based...

Heavy rain to arrive with warmer air in Northeast

Following the wet and warmer start to the week, conditions will rapidly change in the Northeast.

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

Germany: 2 teenagers arrested after off-duty…

German authorities say that two teenagers have been arrested after an off-duty firefighter was killed in an altercation between two couples and a group of youths in the southern city of Augsburg

Today in History for December 8th

America enters World War Two; Former Beatle John Lennon is shot to death in New York. (Dec. 8)

Woman Stung by Scorpion on United Air Flight

You can't always get a free checked bag on a domestic flight, but increasingly you can get a complimentary scorpion sting : A woman on a San Francisco to Atlanta flight went to the plane's bathroom after feeling a "stinging sensation" on her leg, when out dropped a scorpion and "scurried...

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New Delhi fire victims lived and worked in unsafe…

The victims of a devastating factory fire in central New Delhi early Sunday lived in a dense neighborhood packed with thousands of poor migrant workers from different Indian states forced to live and work in buildings without proper ventilation and prone to fire

A Bomb Cyclone Generated 75-Foot Wave Off…

A massive, nearly 75-foot wave was recently recorded off the California coast after a bomb cyclone caused unusually strong winds to pound the area last week.

U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter To Resign From Congress…

The Republican lawmaker from California pleaded guilty earlier this month to misusing campaign funds.

Trump Plucks New Staffer From Secret Service

Looks like President Trump has a new staff member: Dan Walsh is out as White House chief of operations and Anthony Ornato is in, Fox News reports. "The United States Secret Service Deputy Assistant Director, Anthony Ornato, will become my new Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations," Trump tweeted , referring...

Trump on shooting, impeachment, prisoner exchange

Just months after senior U.S. officials delivered substantial military aid to Saudi Arabia to counter threats from Iran, America's relationship with the kingdom is being tested by a Saudi Air Force student's shooting spree at a U.S. Navy base. (Dec. 7)

Dems Draft Articles Of Impeachment

Reuters reports Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives met behind closed doors on Saturday. They're preparing for what could be the final week of their months-old impeachment inquiry. The House Judiciary Committee’s Democratic lawmakers spent the weekend sifting through evidence against President Donald Trump. They're drafting formal charges that the panel could recommend for a full House vote as early as Thursday.

Joshua 2.0: British boxing star plots new path to…

Anthony Joshua appears to be a changed man as he starts his second reign as world heavyweight champion

This Day in History: Pearl Harbor Is Bombed…

This Day in History: Pearl Harbor Is Bombed December 7, 1941 360 Japanese warplanes carried out the Sunday morning surprise attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor. 2,400 Americans were killed in the attack and another 1,200 were wounded. Five U.S. battleships, three destroyers and seven other ships were either destroyed or sunk. Japan lost fewer than 100 men during the attack. The next day, following President Franklin Roosevelt's "Infamy" speech, Congress recognized a state of war between the U.S. and Japan. America had entered World War II. Three days later, war was declared on the U.S. by Germany and Italy. The American contribution to the successful Allied war effort cost more than 400,000 American lives.

Five Tech To Gift Women This Holiday

1. A pair of stylish headphones. 2. A tile Bluetooth tracker. 3. A Nintendo Switch. 4. A hybrid smartwatch. 5. A pretty phone case.

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Aldean Returns to the Scene of the Crime

It's been two years—and Jason Aldean clearly hasn't forgotten. The country singer played in Las Vegas on Friday night for the first time since the worst mass shooting in US history interrupted his show, People reports. "Tonight's a really special night for us," he said on stage. "We got...

Snow to precede frigid air in North Central states

After the snow passes through, Arctic air will invade the region and cause temperatures to plummet.

R. Kelly Faces New Charges Related to His…

R. Kelly Faces New Charges Related to His Marriage to Aaliyah. Kelly allegedly bribed a public employee for a fake ID to marry 15-year-old Aaliyah in 1994. The marriage between then 27-year-old Kelly and Aaliyah was annulled a few months later. Kelly was indicted on the latest charge in Brooklyn on Thursday. Aaliyah is referred to as “Jane Doe #1” in the court documents. It is the first federal charge stemming from R. Kelly and Aaliyah's wedding. Aaliyah died in a plane crash in 2001. R. Kelly is also facing charges for racketeering and sex trafficking. Kelly is currently being held in Chicago prison without bail