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  • Southwest Airlines cancels nearly 400 flights as maintenance woes, winter storms linger
    on February 22, 2019 at 2:07 am

    The airline continues to have a higher-than-usual number of aircraft out of service due to maintenance and is dealing with snow in Las Vegas. […]

  • 20 Affordable Indoor Planters We Love
    on February 21, 2019 at 10:03 pm


  • North Carolina voter fraud: New election ordered after Republican operatives ‘illegally collected ballots’
    on February 21, 2019 at 9:33 pm

    A new vote has been ordered in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District after the republican in the race admitted his lead over his democratic opponent was tainted by ballot-tampering conducted by operatives working for is campaign. The new vote was approved unanimously by the state's board of elections on Thursday after several days of evidentiary hearings in which witnesses said that operatives hired by the campaign of Mark Harris conducted illegal door-to-door ballot harvesting in violation of state law. Mr Harris, who had previously pushed back on the notion that his victory came as a result of any voter fraud, agreed on Thursday that his 905-vote lead over Democrat Dan McCready may have been impacted by that tampering. […]

  • Jussie Smollett charged: 'Empire' actor's bond set at $100K, staged attack because he was 'dissatisfied with his salary': police
    on February 21, 2019 at 9:22 pm

    "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett appeared in court Thursday after he surrendered to authorities Thursday morning on one felony count of disorderly conduct for filing a false police report. […]

  • Johnson & Johnson stock price falls after federal subpoena on alleged asbestos in baby powder
    on February 21, 2019 at 9:08 pm

    The Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission investigate the alleged asbestos contamination of Johnson & Johnson's baby powder. […]

  • 14 Designers Decorate the Modernism Week Show House With Flair
    on February 21, 2019 at 9:07 pm


  • Operation to end last IS Syria pocket hits evacuation snag
    on February 21, 2019 at 8:55 pm

    The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which has steadily driven the jihadists down the Euphrates, has surrounded them at Baghouz near the Iraqi border, but does not want to mount a final attack until all civilians are out. Iraqi sources said the SDF handed over more then 150 Iraqi and other foreign jihadists to Iraq on Thursday, under a deal involving a total of 502. The SDF had expected to pull the last civilians from Baghouz on Thursday, but trucks it sent in left empty. […]

  • Searing testimony heard at Vatican sex abuse summit
    on February 21, 2019 at 8:43 pm

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — The day began with an African woman telling an extraordinary gathering of Catholic leaders that her priestly rapist forced her to have three abortions over a dozen years after he started violating her at age 15. It ended with a Colombian cardinal warning them they could all face prison if they let such crimes go unpunished. […]

  • Mercedes-Benz Recall | Automated System Problem
    on February 21, 2019 at 8:26 pm

    Mercedes-Benz Vehicles Recalled for Partially Automated Driving System Problem Mercedes-Benz is recalling 6,200 S-Class sedans, coupes, and convertibles from the 2018 and 2019 model years becaus... […]

  • Carbon dioxide in our atmosphere may soar to levels not seen in 56 million years
    on February 21, 2019 at 8:17 pm

    Emissions of carbon dioxide – the greenhouse gas most responsible for global warming – could soar to levels not seen in 56 million years, scientists warned. […]

  • Japan wants frictionless UK-EU trade after Brexit: ambassador
    on February 21, 2019 at 6:35 pm

    Japan wants Britain to have frictionless trade with the European Union after Brexit, its ambassador said Thursday, insisting a damaging no-deal scenario should be avoided. Japanese companies are looking to expand their investment in Britain but are holding back due to uncertainty over Brexit, Koji Tsuruoka said during a talk in London. […]

  • Venezuela Army Trucks Block Guaido's Travels as Showdown Looms
    on February 21, 2019 at 6:32 pm

    Earlier today, three buses carrying about 40 lawmakers sympathetic to Guaido left Venezuela’s capital heading for the frontier. The National Assembly president was traveling separately for security reasons and was unable to cross the tunnel, said Edward Rodriguez, his press team coordinator. […]

  • Canada looks to reunite Syrian family after fire claims seven kids
    on February 21, 2019 at 6:18 pm

    Canada is looking to quickly bring over siblings of a Syrian refugee distraught over the loss of her seven children in a Halifax house fire, the prime minister said Thursday. "The immigration minister is seized with this particular case," Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said when asked if Ottawa would fast-track the immigration or asylum process to bring the woman's brothers to Canada in order to provide her with family support. The family was among tens of thousands of Syrian refugees welcomed by Canada over the past four years. […]

  • Consumer Reports' Top Picks Quiz
    on February 21, 2019 at 5:47 pm

    A lot of research goes into determining which vehicles achieve a spot as one of Consumer Reports' Top Picks. Take our quiz to see how well you know our annual list of the best SUVs, cars, and tru... […]

  • 9 Great Utility Stocks to Buy for Income
    on February 21, 2019 at 5:26 pm

    When investors think of low-risk investments, they often think of utility stocks. When times get tough it's much easier to cut back on discretionary spending like travel or apparel than it is to materially reduce your energy use. Income investors are particularly drawn to energy utilities because consistent demand fuels consistent profits -- and regular dividends are the result. […]

  • Parents dead in murder-suicide at Sugar Land home as 16-year-old daughter slept inside
    on February 21, 2019 at 2:59 pm

    Their family says they were involved in volunteering and believed in giving back before they died. […]

  • National emergency: House will vote on rejecting Trump’s declaration in coming days, Pelosi says
    on February 21, 2019 at 1:28 pm

    Nancy Pelosi has said that the House will vote in the coming days on a resolution rejecting Donald Trump's national emergency declaration, while encouraging fellow Democrats to support the effort as they try to stop the president's push to expand efforts to build a barrier along the US-Mexico border. Ms Pelosi announced that the House would move "swiftly" to pass a disapproval resolution written by Texan Democrat Joaquin Castro, although she did not specify an exact date and indicated that it would move through a House committee before coming to the floor. […]

  • Britain, EU closer to possible agreement on Brexit: EU diplomats
    on February 21, 2019 at 12:35 pm

    The backstop is an insurance policy designed to avoid border controls between EU member Ireland and British-ruled Northern Ireland after Brexit. "We are also looking at updating the declaration on future EU-UK ties after Brexit to give more prominence to the 'alternative arrangements' sought by Britain," said one EU diplomat who deals with Brexit. "But May won't get any firm wording before Feb. 28." A second diplomat, briefed on the May-Juncker talks on Wednesday evening, confirmed the EU would only signal this was the direction of travel before the British prime minister faces another round of Brexit votes in the UK parliament. […]

  • Serbia Lashes Out at U.S. After Diplomat's Warning on Venezuela
    on February 21, 2019 at 10:12 am

    (Bloomberg) -- Serbia rejected a warning from the U.S. over its support for embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro a week after Belgrade hosted a delegation from the Latin American state. […]

  • France Says Internet Platforms Could Be Fined for Racist Content
    on February 21, 2019 at 10:11 am

    President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday night told the annual meeting of France’s largest Jewish organization that a law could be presented in May in response to a recent spate of anti-Semitic incidents. “There will be an obligation for results: if the content is not taken down then there will be a fine, and a large fine,” Mahjoubi said on France Info radio. […]

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