10 ways to make your binge-watch as comfortable as possible

Full Story Here Yahoo News January 20, 2019 10:58 am Support Us In Binged, Mashable breaks down why we binge-watch, how we binge-watch, and what it does to us. Because binge-watching is the new normal. * * * Binge-watching is basically an endurance sport, so you need to be sure you’re prepared. After all, if… Read More

School apologizes after students mock Native American

Full Story Here Yahoo News January 20, 2019 10:58 am Support Us A Catholic school in Kentucky condemned a group of its students, many of whom wore “Make America Great Again” hats, after they were recorded harassing a Native American Vietnam veteran in a video that went viral on Saturday. Yahaira Jacquez reports. Full Story… Read More

Winter storm to hit U.S. northeast with up to two feet of snow

Full Story Here Yahoo News January 20, 2019 10:58 am Support Us The Weather Service issued winter storm warnings or advisories for a swath of the eastern United States that is home to 100 million people, said meteorologist Rich Otto of the U.S. Weather Prediction Center. The storm system, which was moving from west to… Read More

Senator Graham urges Trump to meet Pakistan PM Khan

Full Story Here Yahoo News January 20, 2019 10:58 am Support Us The comments, which add to growing signs of improved relations between Islamabad and Washington, come amid efforts to press on with talks between the Taliban and the United States aimed at an agreement to end 17 years of war in Afghanistan. “I’ve seen… Read More

Mueller disputes accuracy of BuzzFeed report on Trump, Cohen

Full Story Here Yahoo News January 20, 2019 10:58 am Support Us WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office on Friday issued a rare public statement disputing the accuracy of BuzzFeed News’ report that said President Donald Trump’s former attorney told Mueller that the president directed him to lie to Congress. Full Story Here… Read More

Netflix tidying guru sparks charity shop boom

Full Story Here Yahoo News January 20, 2019 10:58 am Support Us A Netflix tidying guru has sparked a charity shop boom, as branches of Salvation Army, Scope and the British Heart Foundation have said she has led to increase in donations. It comes as decluttering expert Marie Kondo has rapidly risen to fame with her… Read More

Non-zero tolerance: DHS is still separating families at the border

Full Story Here Yahoo News January 20, 2019 10:58 am Support Us Since President Trump suspended his administration’s zero-tolerance family separation policy, immigration officials have continued to separate immigrant children and parents — at steadily increasing rates. Full Story Here Yahoo News January 20, 2019 10:58 am Support Us

Saturn's Rings Are Much Younger Than You Might Think

Full Story Here Yahoo News January 20, 2019 10:58 am Support Us A new study finds that Saturn has only had its iconic rings for a fraction of its lifetime. Full Story Here Yahoo News January 20, 2019 10:58 am Support Us

Only Two People Can End This Shutdown. And Neither Is Budging

Full Story Here Yahoo News January 20, 2019 10:58 am Support Us It’s become clear that only two people can end it: President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. And neither one is budging. Full Story Here Yahoo News January 20, 2019 10:58 am Support Us

The Latest: Officer to plead not guilty after man's death

Full Story Here Yahoo News January 20, 2019 10:58 am Support Us NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the criminal case against a white Nashville police officer who shot and killed an armed black man who was fleeing (all times local): Full Story Here Yahoo News January 20, 2019 10:58 am Support Us

Romney backs Trump in shutdown showdown, questions Pelosi

Full Story Here Yahoo News January 20, 2019 10:58 am Support Us OGDEN, Utah (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah said Friday he supports President Donald Trump’s push for a border wall that has led to a government shutdown and questioned why Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi won’t agree to “another few miles”… Read More

Global stocks surge on China-US trade breakthrough hopes

Full Story Here Yahoo News January 20, 2019 10:58 am Support Us Stock markets across the globe powered higher Friday, buoyed by hopes of a breakthrough in efforts to defuse a US-China trade war. Full Story Here Yahoo News January 20, 2019 10:58 am Support Us

Trump says no amnesty for 'Dreamers,' signals support in broader deal

Full Story Here Yahoo News January 20, 2019 10:58 am Support Us In a morning Twitter storm, Trump also said he would not seek the removal of millions of illegal aliens living in the United States, while bashing House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her fellow Democrats for turning down his offer on Saturday.… Read More

Democrats aren’t buying President Trump’s shutdown-ending ‘compromise’

In a bid to break the shutdown stalemate, President Donald Trump offered to extend temporary protections for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children and those fleeing disaster zones in exchange for his long-promised border wall. But while Trump cast the move as a “common-sense compromise,”… Full Story Here Chicago Tribune January 20,… Read More

Major Winter Storm Wreaks Havoc in Northeastern U.S. – TIME

Major Winter Storm Wreaks Havoc in Northeastern U.S.  TIMEStorm Brings More Than a Foot of Snow to Parts of Northeast  The Wall Street JournalWinter storm barrels east after blanketing Midwest  CBS NewsUnited plane skids off runway at O’Hare  WLS-TVLake-effect snow may intensify as wind chill drops below zero  Fox 32 ChicagoView full coverage on Google News Full Story Here Google… Read More

Only 3% of Social Security Recipients Are Taking Advantage of This Benefit-Boosting Move – The Motley Fool

Only 3% of Social Security Recipients Are Taking Advantage of This Benefit-Boosting Move  The Motley FoolWhy Late Retirees Will Soon Get Smaller Social Security Bonuses  Yahoo! Finance NewsThe stakes are higher for women when claiming Social Security  CNBCWill My Retirement Fund Withdrawals Affect My Social Security Benefits?  The Motley FoolSocial Security: 3 Things You Should Know About Spousal Benefits  Yahoo… Read More

Giuliani says Trump might have talked to Cohen about testimony – CNN

Giuliani says Trump might have talked to Cohen about testimony  CNNGiuliani says Trump might have talked to Cohen about his testimony: ‘So what?’ | TheHill  The HillRudy Giuliani: ‘So What’ If Trump Spoke With Cohen Ahead Of Congressional Testimony?  HuffPostGiuliani: So what if Cohen spoke to Trump about testimony  CNNGiuliani: ‘So What’ If Trump Talked To Cohen About His… Read More

Producers Guild Awards 2019 Winners: List in Full – Hollywood Reporter

Producers Guild Awards 2019 Winners: List in Full  Hollywood Reporter‘Green Book’ win at PGA Awards boosts its Best Picture Oscar odds: Could SAG Awards change that?  Gold DerbyOscars: With PGA Victory, ‘Green Book’ Becomes Best Picture Frontrunner  VarietyProducers Guild Awards: ‘Green Book’ Takes Best Picture; ‘Americans’ & ‘Mrs. Maisel’ Lead TV – Winners List  DeadlineEmma Stone & Amy Adams… Read More

Giuliani on criminality of Manafort sharing polling data with Ukrainian: ‘Give me a break’ – POLITICO

Giuliani on criminality of Manafort sharing polling data with Ukrainian: ‘Give me a break’  POLITICOHere are all the known contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian government-linked people or entities  Business InsiderTrump Didn’t Have Secret Contact With Russia — It Was Done in Plain Sight  New York MagazineDemocrats Need To Start Trump-Russia Hearings Now  HuffPostNo (Trump) collusion? Rudy Giuliani’s… Read More

‘Glass’ Ending Explained: ‘Unbreakable’ Always Built Toward This – Hollywood Reporter

‘Glass’ Ending Explained: ‘Unbreakable’ Always Built Toward This  Hollywood ReporterBox Office: ‘Glass’ Dominates MLK Weekend With $47 Million  Variety‘Glass’ Tries To Do What No Other Superhero Movie Would Dare, But It Comes Up Short  HuffPostGlass: 10 Most Unintentionally Funny Bad Moments  WhatCultureBox Office: M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Glass’ Opens With $89 Million Worldwide  ForbesView full coverage on Google News Full Story… Read More

France presses Japan to accept Renault-Nissan merger – The Japan Times

France presses Japan to accept Renault-Nissan merger  The Japan TimesParis informs Tokyo it wants Renault and Nissan to integrate  CNBCMichelin boss a possible successor to Ghosn at Renault – France finance minister  ReutersFrench gov’t presses Japan to accept Renault-Nissan merger  Japan TodayParis informs Tokyo it wants Renault and Nissan to integrate: Nikkei  ReutersView full coverage on Google News Full Story… Read More

Lunar eclipse 2019: how to watch this “supermoon” turn blood-red – Vox.com

Lunar eclipse 2019: how to watch this “supermoon” turn blood-red  Vox.comSuper blood wolf moon happening Sunday night | Weather Blog  FOX CarolinaEverything you need to know about Sunday’s ‘super blood wolf moon’ eclipse  TechRadarRabbi: Blood moon is sign telling Jews to ‘come to Israel’  WND.comOnce in a blue moon, we have a Super Wolf Blood moon  KTUU.comView full coverage on… Read More

Fortnite’s V-Bucks Are Apparently Being Used for Money Laundering – Bleeding Cool News

Fortnite’s V-Bucks Are Apparently Being Used for Money Laundering  Bleeding Cool News‘Fortnite’ V-Bucks Reportedly Being Used For Money Laundering  Comicbook.com‘Fortnite’ has become a money laundering paradise  New York Post ‘Fortnite’ bug leaves 80 million vulnerable to hack. Here’s what you need to know  Deseret NewsReports: ‘Fortnite’ attracting child predators and money launderers  TheBlazeView full coverage on Google News Full Story… Read More

First Production 2020 Toyota Supra Sold For $2.1M At Auction – Motor1.com

First Production 2020 Toyota Supra Sold For $2.1M At Auction  Motor1.com2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition (Vin 001) sells for $2.5 MILLION at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale!  MotorTrend ChannelFirst 2020 Toyota Supra Sold for $2.1 Million at Barrett-Jackson  AutomobileBarrett-Jackson: 10 cool cars to watch on the last day of auctions on Sunday  AZCentralFirst 2020 Toyota Supra sells for $2.1 million at Barrett-Jackson… Read More

Mexico fuel pipeline blast kills 71, witnesses describe horror – AOL

Mexico fuel pipeline blast kills 71, witnesses describe horror  AOLWhy are there fuel shortages in Mexico?  BBC NewsDeath Toll in Mexico Blast Rises to 79; Leader Vows to Intensify Crackdown on Fuel Theft  The New York TimesScores killed in Mexico pipeline explosion  Guardian NewsDeath in Mexico: Images From the Pemex Pipeline Explosion  BloombergView full coverage on Google News Full Story… Read More

4 Arizona Women Convicted for Leaving Water for Migrants

Four aid workers were convicted Friday on charges connected to their efforts to leave food and water for migrants in an Arizona wildlife refuge along the U.S.-Mexico border. The volunteers, who are members of the faith-based humanitarian aid group No More Deaths, were caught on Aug. 13, 2017, by a Federal Wildlife officer as they… Read More

Canales leads Betis to 3-2 comeback over Girona in Spain

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Sergio Canales converted a penalty in injury time to lead Real Betis’ 3-2 comeback over Girona in the Spanish league on Sunday. Canales scored three minutes into second-half stoppage time after Douglas Luiz fouled Giovani Lo Celso. Cristian Tello’s free kick gave Betis a 12th-minute lead, only for visiting Girona to… Read More

Algerian ex-prime minister Benflis to run for presidency

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian ex-Prime Minister Ali Benflis has announced he will run for president in next year’s election. The 74-year-old Benflis was President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s campaign director in 1999 and was named prime minister in 2000. He quit as prime minister in 2003 and unsuccessfully challenged Bouteflika in 2004 and again in 2014.… Read More

Giuliani: ‘So what’ if Trump and Cohen discussed testimony

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani is leaving open the possibility that Trump and former personal attorney Michael Cohen might have discussed Cohen’s congressional testimony. But, he says, “so what” if he did? Giuliani appeared Sunday on CNN, where he said he didn’t know if Trump had discussed with Cohen a 2017… Read More

Elizabeth Warren planning 1st trip to South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is making her first trip to early voting South Carolina since launching her exploratory bid for a possible 2020 presidential run. Warren’s organization tells The Associated Press on Sunday that she is planning to visit Columbia on Wednesday for an organizing event at Columbia College. Warren has… Read More

Landmark Air Force chapel suffering from leaks, corrosion

DENVER (AP) — The landmark Cadet Chapel that towers over the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado is suffering from leaks and corrosion, so the school has drawn up the most ambitious restoration project in the building’s 55-year history. But the repairs have been on hold for months while officials try to settle on a… Read More

2 pedestrians struck by van in Hillsboro; woman killed

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police in Hillsboro say two pedestrians were struck by a van and one died of her injuries. KOIN-TV reports the crash occurred at 7:40 p.m. Saturday. Police say a man and woman crossed a road as a white van stopped at a stop sign. The van made a left turn and… Read More

Zimbabwe president to return home after deadly turmoil

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s president he will return home and skip the World Economic Forum after a week of turmoil in which activists have said at least a dozen people have been killed in a government crackdown. President Emmerson Mnangagwa had been under growing pressure to come home from two-week overseas visit as accounts… Read More

Unclaimed veterans buried with dignity, thanks to strangers

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — When the flags were removed from the caskets and folded with military precision, there were no family members there to receive them. So, the banners were passed, hand-to-hand, through the crowd. Some mourners wept as they clutched the flags briefly. Others kissed them. But the three veterans laid to rest on… Read More

Asian Cup: Lippi’s China comes from behind to beat Thailand

AL AIN, United Arab Emirates (AP) — China fought back from a goal down to beat Thailand 2-1 in the round of 16 of the Asian Cup on Sunday and avoid a potentially embarrassing upset. Supachai Jaided put Thailand ahead in the 31st minute, turning and shooting despite being surrounded by three defenders, before Chinese… Read More

Houston home to rival Martin Luther King Day parades

HOUSTON (AP) — For more than two decades, Houston has had competing parades on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, with organizers lobbing allegations of favoritism and conspiracy at each other and at city officials as the groups battled over permits and preferred starting times. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, up for re-election in November, hoped to… Read More

Tornado inflicts heavy damage in Alabama town

WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) — Homes, businesses, government offices and churches were among the buildings badly damaged or demolished when tornadoes struck central Alabama. The National Weather Service says its initial surveys of Saturday’s damage indicate there was an EF 1 tornado in Autauga County, and a stronger EF2 twister in Wetumpka. Wetumpka Mayor Jerry Willis… Read More

‘A three-generation project’: riverside development divides Indian city

The next 15 megacities #6: New facilities by the Sabarmati will provide Ahmedabad with much-needed public space, but at what cost? As the sun dips below the horizon, young lovers make themselves more comfortable on benches overlooking the Sabarmati river. Walkers stroll along the concrete promenades, and mothers enjoy a moment of respite under newly… Read More

Scores killed in Mexico pipeline explosion – video

A massive fireball that engulfed people collecting fuel gushing from a pipeline allegedly ruptured by thieves in central Mexico killed at least 66 people and badly burned more than 76 Mexico explosion: Scores killed after burst pipeline ignitesContinue reading… Full Story Here Guardian.CO.UK-TOP Stories January 20, 2019 10:58 am Support Us

Gillibrand and Gabbard face first test as 2020 candidates on past views

Democrats Kirsten Gillibrand and Tulsi Gabbard faced tricky questions about former political positions SundayOpinion: Gillibrand is a feminist. No wonder she’s attacked Kirsten Gillibrand and Tulsi Gabbard, declared candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination, faced tricky questions on Sunday about former political positions. Related: Kirsten Gillibrand urges Iowans to ‘take back this democracy’ in 2020… Read More

Passwords may not be the key to security

I’ve lived in Austin, Texas, since 1970 and Chris Reynolds’ article is one of the best on its culture and music scene I’ve read [“Really Hearing Austin,” Jan. 13]. Not bad for a foreigner. Thanks for his article. We probably get more visitors than we’d prefer these days, but as “one of the good… Full… Read More

The Sports Report: A dominant performance by Manny Pacquiao

Howdy everyone, and welcome to the Sunday edition of the Los Angeles Times daily sports newsletter. My name is Houston Mitchell and I’m your host for the festivities. Let’s get to it. The weekends will have abbreviated versions of the newsletter as I try to avoid working too hard seven days a week…. Full Story… Read More

Could Kenya have prevented the hotel siege?

Tuesday’s attack in Kenya raises questions about whether lessons have been learned from past incidents. Full Story Here BBC News- World January 20, 2019 10:57 am Support Us

How will history judge President Trump?

Two years into a history-defying presidency, the BBC’s Nick Bryant assesses how Donald Trump may be remembered. Full Story Here BBC Front Page January 20, 2019 10:57 am Support Us

When America agreed on a border barrier

The battle over the border fence has shut down the government – so how did we get here? Full Story Here BBC Front Page January 20, 2019 10:57 am Support Us

Can anyone ‘own’ the Moon?

Companies and countries are looking at mining the surface of the Moon for precious materials. Full Story Here BBC Front Page January 20, 2019 10:57 am Support Us

Shutdown hits home for Trump; he lives in government housing

Full Story Here Yahoo News January 20, 2019 10:43 am Support Us WASHINGTON (AP) — The partial government shutdown is hitting home for President Donald Trump in a very personal way. He lives in government-run housing, after all. Full Story Here Yahoo News January 20, 2019 10:43 am Support Us

Singapore Plans to Buy F-35 Fighter Jets to Replace F-16 Fleet

Full Story Here Yahoo News January 20, 2019 10:43 am Support Us The Air Force’s F-16s that were in service since 1998 will retire soon after 2030, Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen said in a Facebook post the same day. Singapore has an annual defense budget of S$14.76 billion ($10.9 billion), the Straits Times reported… Read More

Six suspects in court over Nairobi hotel attack

Full Story Here Yahoo News January 20, 2019 10:43 am Support Us Six suspects, including a Canadian national, appeared in a Kenyan court on Friday in connection with a radical Islamist attack on a Nairobi hotel complex that left 21 dead. A magistrate granted a request from the prosecution to detain four men and one… Read More

Russia agrees for Germany, France to monitor Kerch Strait: Lavrov

Full Story Here Yahoo News January 20, 2019 10:43 am Support Us Russia on Friday said it had agreed for France and Germany to monitor shipping traffic in the Kerch Strait following a naval confrontation between Moscow and Kiev last year. Russian ships fired on and seized three Ukrainian navy vessels in the narrow strait… Read More

Knee pain prompts Lindsey Vonn to consider immediate retirement

What was evident all weekend for Lindsey Vonn became clear to everyone else on Sunday. The American skier’s surgically repaired knees simply don’t let her apply the power she requires to win races anymore. The pain is too severe; the psychological impact too much to bear; her pride too great. No… Full Story Here Chicago… Read More

Pence slams BuzzFeed ‘obsession,’ decries ‘disappointing’ Pelosi rejection of Trump border funding compromise – Fox News

Pence slams BuzzFeed ‘obsession,’ decries ‘disappointing’ Pelosi rejection of Trump border funding compromise  Fox News Vice President Mike Pence, speaking to “Fox News Sunday,” said Republicans “of course” remain willing to negotiate further on the border funding compromise … View full coverage on Google News Full Story Here Google News January 20, 2019 10:43 am Support… Read More

Curtain rising Sunday night on total lunar eclipse – The Associated Press

Curtain rising Sunday night on total lunar eclipse  The Associated Press CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The celestial curtain will be rising soon on a lunar extravaganza. Sunday night, the Earth will slide directly between the moon … View full coverage on Google News Full Story Here Google News January 20, 2019 10:43 am Support Us

Paris informs Tokyo it wants Renault and Nissan to integrate – CNBC

Paris informs Tokyo it wants Renault and Nissan to integrate  CNBC A French government delegation has informed Tokyo that it would seek an integration of Renault and Nissan, most likely under the umbrella of a single holding … View full coverage on Google News Full Story Here Google News January 20, 2019 10:43 am Support Us

Friedrich wins his 8th World Cup bobsled race of season

INNSBRUCK, Austria (AP) — Francesco Friedrich continued his dominant World Cup bobsled season with another four-man victory on Sunday. The German star and his team of Martin Grothkopp, Alexander Schueller and Thorsten Margis finished with a total two-run time of 1 minute, 41.17 seconds. Between two- and four-man races, Friedrich has competed 10 times this… Read More

Chile says 2 dead, thousands without power after quake

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean officials say a magnitude-6.7 earthquake has killed at least two people and left thousands without electricity in the country’s north. The U.S. Geological Survey says the Saturday night quake was centered 15.6 kilometers (9.7 miles) south-southwest of the city of Coquimbo, and it had a depth of 53 kilometers (33… Read More

Fiorentina snatches 3-3 draw against Samp after dramatic end

MILAN (AP) — Luis Muriel marked his return to Serie A by scoring two goals against his former club on Sunday to help 10-man Fiorentina draw 3-3 against Sampdoria after a dramatic finale. Muriel, who is on loan from Sevilla, didn’t celebrate the first but couldn’t be faulted for expressing his joy after his spectacular… Read More

Smaller class sizes not proven but teachers strike for them

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Most educators and parents see class size as an indicator of a quality education and have made it a priority in teacher strikes across the United States in the past year, but its effectiveness is still up for debate. There’s no universal standard for the best class size, though some states… Read More

Polish PM calls for respect in public life after mayor slain

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s conservative Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has called on politicians and public figures to make the public debate more respectful after the slaying of Gdansk city mayor which raised calls for national reconciliation. Morawiecki said Sunday that the death of Pawel Adamowicz was a “great evil” that should be turned into… Read More

M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Glass’ is No. 1 with $40.6M debut

NEW YORK (AP) — M. Night Shyamalan’s “Glass” didn’t live up to expectations but it still easily dominated the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend at the box office, debuting with an estimated $40.6 million in ticket sales. Universal Pictures is estimating that “Glass” will make about $47 million over the four-day holiday weekend. Industry forecasts… Read More

Egypt says security forces killed 14 militants in Sinai

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security forces say they’ve killed 14 militants and seized a ton of explosives in an operation in the restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula. They said on Sunday that their offensive involved clashes with Islamic militants in desert areas outside the city of el-Arish, adding that the extremists had intended… Read More

Virginia investor tries to curb Dominion’s influence

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Rich people using their wealth to try to influence politics is nothing new, but not many launch multimillion-dollar crusades against their local electric company. That’s just what Charlottesville investor and Democratic donor Michael Bills is doing in Virginia, where’s he’s taking on Dominion Energy, the state’s largest electric utility and most… Read More

Macedonia extends school break because of air pollution

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia’s government has ordered the winter break for students to be extended to Jan. 23 because of extremely high levels of toxic particles in the air in many cities throughout the country. The government said in a statement Sunday that the measure is to “shorten the time of exposure of students… Read More

Americans take stock of shutdown’s everyday effects

The federal government shutdown is rippling into everyday life even for people who don’t usually think their lives are closely tied to Washington. The government’s doings, or not-doings, can be woven into an American day from a bowl of breakfast cereal to a beer after work. And the standoff is making people notice. A California… Read More

Bling and beauty: Dakar’s fashion comes of age – photo essay

Photojournalist Finbarr O’Reilly has been covering Dakar fashion week for over a decade. He charts the city’s burgeoning style scene Alongside its golden beaches, glitzy nightclubs and vibrant music scene, Senegal’s capital, Dakar, is emerging as a key African fashion hub. Continue reading… Full Story Here Guardian.CO.UK-TOP Stories January 20, 2019 10:42 am Support Us

The Times’ boys’ basketball rankings

A look at the top 25 high school boys’ basketball teams in the Southland: Rk. SCHOOL (W-L) Comment (last rank) 1. SIERRA CANYON (21-1) vs. Fla. Montverde at MA., Monday (1) 2. WESTCHESTER (18-1) vs. Fairfax, Friday (2) 3. RANCHO CHRISTIAN (18-2) vs. Ga. McEachern at MA, Monday (7) 4. CORONA CENTENNIAL… Full Story Here… Read More

Is this the least romantic weekend ever?

Justin Rowlatt’s wife suggested a cheeky New Year break. “Surprise me,” she said. He did. Full Story Here BBC News- World January 20, 2019 10:42 am Support Us

England’s Shields a doubt for Six Nations opener

Flanker Brad Shields is a doubt for England’s Six Nations opener against Ireland after pulling out of Wasps’ Champions Cup match against Leinster on Sunday. Full Story Here BBC Front Page January 20, 2019 10:42 am Support Us

IRS workers beckoned to involuntary servitude

IRS employees are among the 800,000 federal employees not being paid. Now, an increasing number of them are being told they must work without pay. Full Story Here Washington Post January 20, 2019 10:28 am Support Us

Anti-vaxxers among top ‘threats to global health,’ WHO says – Fox News

Anti-vaxxers among top ‘threats to global health,’ WHO says  Fox News Anti-vaxxers, or those who oppose vaccines, were deemed a top “threat to global health” in 2019 by the World Health Organization (WHO). View full coverage on Google News Full Story Here Google News January 20, 2019 10:28 am Support Us

Fire at French ski resort of Courchevel kills two

Pre-dawn blaze injures 22 others and forces evacuation of almost 60 resort workers Two people have died and 22 others have been injured after fire swept through a building in the French ski resort of Courchevel. The fire spread rapidly after breaking out on an upper floor of the building, housing nearly 60 resort workers… Read More

Native American mocked by students in Maga hats – video report

A group of Kentucky students in Washington DC for an anti-abortion rally have been filmed harassing a Native American who was singing and drumming. The group were filmed surrounding Nathan Phillips, and one teenager wearing a Maga hat can be seen standing in front of Phillips and staring into his face while smiling Outcry after… Read More

Letter: Zhores Medvedev obituary

Zhores Medvedev was a staunch supporter of the journal Labour Focus on Eastern Europe, set up in 1977 to provide a vehicle for leftwing support for dissidents in central and eastern Europe in the wake of the Polish strikes of 1976 and the formation of Charter 77 in Czechoslovakia. He remained on the international editorial… Read More

Why are there fuel shortages in Mexico?

After a deadly pipeline blast, a new policy designed to crack down on fuel theft is drawing scrutiny. Full Story Here BBC Front Page January 20, 2019 10:27 am Support Us

Feds’ twilight zone — working without pay

Federal employees required to work without pay during the partial government shutdown are in a twilight zone. They can’t stay home. They can’t strike. They can’t take a second job, if they’re working mandatory overtime, such as some correctional officers. Full Story Here Washington Post January 20, 2019 10:13 am Support Us

Major CTA delays after switching problem

Major delays hit multiple train lines Sunday morning after a switching issue near the Jarvis stop. There were no injuries and passengers on the stopped train just north of the station at 1523 W. Jarvis Ave. were moved off, authorities said, but the minor incident caused major delays. By 10 a.m…. Full Story Here Chicago… Read More

Roger Federer Defeated By 20-Year-Old Stefanos Tsitsipas in Australian Open

(MELBOURNE, Australia) — Even as his uninterrupted dominance of yore dissipated, even as he took the occasional break, Roger Federer always mattered more often than not in the closing days of Grand Slam tournaments. Until lately, that is. Until, at age 37, he was outplayed in the Australian Open’s fourth round by a much younger… Read More

Jacquemus menswear is all work and no play in Paris

French designer’s first men’s autumn/winter range focuses on reality and shuns fantasy On the final morning of the Paris shows, Jacquemus, the French label known for putting women in huge hats and men in tiny shorts, showed its first autumn/winter menswear collection. The show was titled Le Meunier (‘the miller’) and the invitation arrived with… Read More

World’s oldest man dies in Japan aged 113

Masazo Nonaka, who enjoyed watching sumo wrestling and eating sweets, died at home The world’s oldest man has died at his home, a hot springs on Japan’s northern main island of Hokkaido, at the age of 113. His family said Masazo Nonaka died peacefully from natural causes in the early hours of Sunday while sleeping… Read More

Bill Shorten to make local jobs pitch as Queensland bus tour continues

Companies bidding for government projects worth more than $10m will be required to look for local workers first under Labor Labor would require firms to first look for local workers before filling skills shortages in a bid to use $50bn of government contracts to encourage local employment. Bill Shorten will announce Labor’s beefed up procurement… Read More

Tough times for Amsterdam sex business

The Dutch worry that part of central Amsterdam is now just a sleazy tourist trap. Full Story Here BBC Front Page January 20, 2019 10:12 am Support Us

Britain’s 97-year-old Prince Philip photographed driving without wearing a seatbelt — days after he was in serious rollover crash

British police have spoken with Prince Philip after the husband of Queen Elizabeth II was photographed apparently driving without wearing a seatbelt — just two days after he was involved in a serious rollover car crash. British media on Saturday published a photograph showing the 97-year-old royal… Full Story Here Chicago Tribune January 20, 2019… Read More

Watch actress Rachel Brosnahan of Highland Park make her ‘SNL’ hosting debut

Rachel Brosnahan plays a housewife-turned-stand-up-comedian on the Amazon series “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” but she didn’t really get to show off her comedic chops in her “Saturday Night Live” hosting debut. Brosnahan, who grew up in suburban Highland Park, wasn’t part of Saturday’s cold open… Full Story Here Chicago Tribune January 20, 2019 9:58 am… Read More

Somalia: dozens of al-Shabaab fighters killed in airstrike, says US

Attack follows extremist group’s assault on hotel complex in Nairobi, which killed 21 people A US airstrike in Somalia has killed 52 Islamic militants from al-Shabaab, military officials have said. The strike comes days after a deadly attack by the extremist organisation on a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya. Continue reading… Full Story Here… Read More

Amateur footage captures blaze at French ski resort – video

Two people have died and a dozen more injured in a fire at the French ski resort of Courchevel, according to officials. A witness who was staying at a hotel opposite the burning building captured this footage of the pre-dawn fire Fire at French ski resort of Courchevel kills twoContinue reading… Full Story Here Guardian.CO.UK-TOP… Read More

Derry bomb attack: Northern Ireland police arrest two men

Police say they were given only 10-minute warning before Saturday night explosion Police in Northern Ireland have arrested two men in connection with Saturday night’s car bomb in Derry city. The suspects, both in their 20s, were detained early on Sunday after what police called an “unbelievably reckless” attack outside a courthouse in the heart… Read More

The drug that saved the people who overdosed in Chico

Chico police officers knew they had only minutes to act when they pulled up to the house where someone had called 911. Limp bodies were splayed inside, in the backyard and in the garage. Some people looked pale and felt cold to the touch; others had stopped breathing. One person’s skin had turned… Full Story… Read More

Hearts knock Livingston out of Scottish Cup

Sean Clare’s first goal for Hearts is enough to net them a place in the Scottish Cup fifth round at the expense of Livingston. Full Story Here BBC Front Page January 20, 2019 9:57 am Support Us

Ask Amy: In-laws struggle to connect with son’s family

Dear Amy: My wife and I are struggling with how to handle our relationship with our new daughter-in-law. No matter what, it seems impossible to draw her into the fold of our family and to shower her with love and affection. She is moody and often cold and indifferent. She and my son live a… Read More

Aerial footage shows scale of Mexico fire after pipeline explosion – video

A massive fireball that engulfed people scooping up fuel that was spilling from a pipeline ruptured by thieves in central Mexico has killed at least 66 people and injured 76 Mexico explosion: scores killed after burst pipeline ignitesContinue reading… Full Story Here Guardian.CO.UK-TOP Stories January 20, 2019 9:43 am Support Us

Trump may have spoken to Cohen before false testimony to Congress – Giuliani

President’s attorney, Rudy Giuliani, said it would have been ‘perfectly normal’ for Trump to discuss testimony with Cohen Donald Trump may have talked to Michael Cohen in advance about Cohen’s false testimony to Congress on their pursuit of a property deal in Russia, the president’s attorney said on Sunday. Related: Mueller’s disavowal of bombshell Cohen… Read More

Elderly drivers: when is it time to hand over the car keys?

Loss of autonomy is a painful reality of old age – but it’s hard to let go when, like Prince Philip, you are used to being in charge In the wake of his car crash on Thursday afternoon, in which the Duke of Edinburgh rather miraculously walked away unhurt, there has been much speculation over… Read More

Open: This is Face the Nation, January 20

This week on Face the Nation, Margaret Brennan talks to Vice President Mike Pence, Sen. John Kennedy, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Adam Schiff. Plus, we’ll talk with former special presidential envoy Brett McGurk and Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian. Full Story Here CBS News- Latest January 20, 2019 9:42 am Support Us

Schiff wants Cohen to testify before House Intelligence Committee

Representative Adam Schiff, D-California, says the House Intelligence Committee has a date for Michael Cohen to come and testify “voluntarily or, if necessary, by subpoena” to explain why he lied to Congress and who else was knowledgeable. Full Story Here CBS News- Latest January 20, 2019 9:42 am Support Us

Pedestrian hit, killed in Barrington Hills late Saturday

A man in his 20s was struck by a car and killed in Barrington Hills late Saturday, officials said. About 11:50 p.m. Barrington Hills emergency responders were called to the intersection of Dundee Road and Potter Lane for a report that a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle. Officers found a… Full Story Here… Read More

Major CTA delays after Red Line switching problem

Red Line service between Howard and Belmont was temporarily suspended Sunday morning after a switching issue near the Jarvis stop. There were no injuries and passengers on the stopped train just north of the station at 1523 W. Jarvis Ave. were moved off, authorities said, but the minor incident… Full Story Here Chicago Tribune January… Read More