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Independence not on ballot, but on voters’ minds…

The question of Scotland's independence from the rest of the United Kingdom is not on the ballot, but it’s uppermost in the minds of many voters in Scotland as they make their final choices

Mind Blown: Here's What An Elephant Tooth Looks…

There aren’t a lot of opportunities to see an elephant’s tooth up close, but one presented itself when an animal at the Zoological Society of London’s Whipsnade Zoo had some dental issues.

ProPublica: Footage Shows Migrant Teen's Last…

Border Patrol documents say agents found the boy unresponsive during a morning welfare check, but video footage seems to show otherwise.

State Sends Blind Man to Electric Chair

Lee Hall never saw the chair he would be killed in. The 53-year-old convicted murderer was executed in Tennessee's electric chair Thursday night, making him the second blind man to be executed in the US since capital punishment was reinstated in 1976. He was sentenced to die in 1992 for...

Stolen UPS truck chase ends with shootout, 4 dead

Four people, including a UPS driver, were killed Thursday after robbers stole the driver’s truck and led police on a chase that ended in gunfire at a busy South Florida intersection during rush hour, the FBI said. (Dec. 6)

William Barr Revealed To Have Hazed Robert Mueller

A new profile in New York Magazine revealed more about Attorney General William Barr. According to Business Insider, Barr’s relationship with former special counsel Robert Mueller wasn’t great. Sources said Barr respected Mueller as a prosecutor but didn’t see him as a “brilliant legal mind.” The profile revealed that Barr subjected Mueller to “intellectual hazing” in the 1990s. A former colleague said: "Mueller would say things that were kind of stupid at times, and Bill would just mercilessly make fun of him."

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Greta Thunberg reaches Madrid for climate…

Climate activist Greta Thunberg has arrived by train in Madrid, where a global, U

KFC to Bring Back 11 Herbs & Spices Firelog

KFC to Bring Back 11 Herbs & Spices Firelog . In honor of the holiday season, KFC is officially re-releasing their 11 Herbs & Spices Firelog exclusively at Walmart. Last year, we captured the hearts, noses and fireplaces of our fans, but thousands more were clamoring to get their hands on our limited firelogs. So, we brought our 11 Herbs & Spices Firelogs back with an exclusive partnership with Walmart to spread the finger-lickin’ good cheer, Andrea Zahumensky, KFC Chief Marketing Officer, via statement. The burnable five-pound log is designed to fill rooms with the smell of KFC’s signature fried chicken for up to three hours. . We hope you’ll cuddle up with your family or friends with a bucket of our world-famous fried chicken and a warm fried chicken-scented fire this holiday season, Andrea Zahumensky, KFC Chief Marketing Officer, via statement. The log, created in partnership with Enviro-Log, is also eco-friendly. . It is designed with waxed cardboard, which emits 30 percent less greenhouse gases and 80 percent less carbon monoxide.

Five Stocking Stuffer Ideas Under $20

1. A mini waffle maker. 2. A protective cover for their Airpods case. 3. Headphones. 4. Reusable stainless steel straws. 5. Bath bombs

North Korean Test Site Doesn't Look Dismantled…

After President Trump met with Kim Jong Un in Singapore, he announced that the North Korean dictator seemed to be keeping his promise by dismantling the Sohae Satellite Launching Station. "And we appreciate that," Trump said, per CNN . Now, expert analysis of a satellite image obtained by CNN has found...

Waves brought an unusual sight to these beach…

Throughout 2019, many objects have washed up along the shoreline of Lake Michigan, but just after Thanksgiving, an odd sight appeared near Muskegon, Michigan.

Study Links Breast Cancer to Some Hair Dyes and…

Study Links Breast Cancer to Some Hair Dyes and Straighteners. Based on the medical records of 45,000 women, the study was published in the 'International Journal of Cancer.'. The study found that women who regularly used a permanent hair dye had a 9 percent higher chance of developing breast cancer. The study revealed that African American women who use similar products face a risk several times higher, closer to 65 percent. Chemical hair straighteners were also found to be linked to a higher risk of breast cancer. Researchers found that this increase of risk was close to 30 percent and was consistent across all races. I do believe the study gives us enough evidence to call for a prospective trial designed to specifically look at this one factor to see if the increased risk of cancer persists, Stephanie Bernik, MD, Chief of Breast Surgery at Mount Sinai West, via 'Newsweek'. Cancer researchers not connected to the study recommend further research into its findings

Hong Kong police sound alarm over homemade…

Hong Kong's much-maligned police force has provided a rare behind-the-scenes look at its bomb disposal squad

Feds grapple with child exploitation on dark web

As graphic images of child exploitation and abuse rise on the dark web, federal investigators use the latest digital technology and old fashion "shoe leather" investigative techniques, to try to rescue victims and put perpetrators behind bars. (Dec. 6)

Happy News for Emma Stone

Congratulations are in order for Emma Stone and Dave McCary, who announced their engagement Wednesday night with a picture on McCary's Instagram feed featuring Stone showing off a shiny ring. The caption was simply a hearts emoji, but a rep for Stone confirms the engagement to CNN . The actress, 34,...

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Uber reports more than 3,000 sexual assaults on…

In a long anticipated safety report, ride-sharing giant Uber says more than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported during its U

Why Are Sloths So Slooow?

Here is why sloths are incredibly slow.

Homeland Security Gives Up Plan To Expand Face…

The proposal would have required all travelers, including citizens, to participate in a facial recognition scan when exiting or entering the U.S.

This Will Be the Biggest IPO in History

Saudi Aramco's pricing for its initial public offering gives the oil company a valuation that—at $1.7 trillion—falls short of the $2 trillion that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman hoped for. But selling 3 billion shares at $8.53 apiece would still bring in $25.6 billion, the...

Did Italian priest father two African sons?

When Gerald Erebon accused a priest of being his father, church officials refused to compel a DNA test to check the Kenyan man’s claims. After The Associated Press wrote about the case, another man came forward with a key piece of the puzzle. (Dec. 6)

Hillary Clinton Denies Rumors Of Her Being A…

During an interview on Howard Stern’s radio show, Hillary Clinton denied rumors that she’s a lesbian. She said her boyfriend before President Bill Clinton was “really handsome” and looked like a “Greek god.” When prodded about the topic more Clinton said she’s never even “been tempted.” They told Clinton that women with “strong relationships” with other women can “cause suspicion.” The Democrat then said: ‘Everything we do can cause suspicion, apparently.”

CMU, Miami to meet in unexpected matchup for MAC…

Central Michigan takes on Miami of Ohio in a rather unexpected MAC championship game this weekend

Will Smith Gives Advice to Mena Massoud

Will Smith Gives Advice to Mena Massoud Massoud revealed that he's had no auditions since the release of 'Aladdin' earlier this year. He said that the movie industry is "hard" and he needs to persevere with his "deepest love and focus." Smith took the time to offer some advice to his co-star. Will Smith, to 'People' Will Smith, to 'People' Massoud recently admitted that people expected him to make millions following the release of 'Aladdin,' but that couldn't be further from the truth. Mena Massoud, to The Daily Beast Mena Massoud, to The Daily Beast

New HashTag Laments Harris Withdrawl

Kamala Harris suspended her campaign to become the Democratic nominee for President. She was the only woman of color running in the 2020 race. Harris qualified for the December 2019 debates. Currently, no person of color has qualified for the debates. Many Democrats are lamenting her withdrawal. The hashtag #PrimariesSoWhite is now trending on Twitter. There are still candidates of color, but they are not polling in the top positions. Andrew Yang, Cory Booker, Julian Castro, and Tulsi Gabbard are all candidates of color.

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Karen McDougal, Who Says She Had Affair With…

Karen McDougal, the former Playboy model who says she had an affair with Donald Trump before he was president, filed a defamation suit Thursday against Fox News. McDougal received $150,000 that Michael Cohen, Trump's lawyer, has said came from him. In December 2018, Fox host Tucker Carlson said on...

Coast Guard pulls pooch from ocean

A few members of the U.S. Coast Guard found a dog paddling off the coast of Bowditch Point in Fort Myers Beach, Florida, and pulled him to safety on Dec. 4.

House Will Begin Drafting Articles of Impeachment…

House Will Begin Drafting Articles of Impeachment, Says Pelosi. The Speaker of the House of Representatives made the announcement in a formal address on Thursday. The opening words of Pelosi's address evoked the opening words of the Declaration of Independence. Let us begin where our founders began in 1776. When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bonds which have connected them with another, Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House, via 'The New York Times'. In the course of today’s events, it becomes necessary for us to address, among other grievances, the president’s failure to faithfully execute the law. , Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House, via 'The New York Times'. His wrongdoing strikes at the very heart of our Constitution. Our democracy is what is at stake. The president leaves us no choice but to act because he is trying to corrupt, once again, the election for his own benefit, Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House, via 'The New York Times'. Pelosi's announcement follows the opening day formal impeachment hearings conducted by the House Judiciary Committee. President Trump responded to the announcement via Twitter. ... if you are going to impeach me, do it now, fast, so we can have a fair trial in the Senate, and so that our Country can get back to business, President Trump, via Twitter