Sunday, November 19, 2017, 46. week,
 
 
  
 
19:33
- Greg Gianforte misled police after assault of Guardian journalist, incident repo... (Yahoo News)
Greg Gianforte pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor assault charge and was sentenced to community service, anger management classes and a $385 fine. US congressman Greg Gianforte misled police after his assault of Guardian reporter Be...
19:30
- Contrary to Trump Tweet, Senator Flake still undecided on tax bill (Reuters)
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump predicted on Sunday that Senator Jeff Flake will oppose the Republican tax bill, but the senator's office says he has not yet made up his mind.
19:26
- Vice President Pence on Taxes and Trade (Wall Street Journal)
Mike Pence says the administration thinks they have the votes for tax reformand offers a defense of the presidents leadership qualities.
19:19
- Marshawn Lynch sits for US anthem, stands for Mexican anthem (Foxnews)
Oakland Raider Marshawn Lynch again protested the U.S. national anthem Sunday at a game against the New England Patriots in Mexico by sitting during The Star-Spangled Banner, but standing during the Mexican national anthem.
19:19
- Border agent killed, another injured during attack near Texas southern border (Foxnews)
A U.S. Border Patrol agent was killed in the line of duty Sunday while patrolling the Big Bend Sector of Texas along the southern border with Mexico.
 
19:06
- Woman says she was harassed by New York state employee (Yahoo News)
NEW YORK (AP) An upstate New York woman struggling to find a place to live and a job after ending an abusive relationship said a state employee helped her, only to use it as an excuse to sexually harass and assault her, and the g...
19:06
- Trump Puts 'Big Game Trophy Decision on Hold' After Backlash (Yahoo News)
President Trump is putting the decision to lift the ban on big game trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia on hold after receiving backlash.
19:01
- Special counsel subpoenas Trump campaign for more documents (CNN)
Special counsel Robert Mueller has issued a subpoena to the Trump campaign for more Russia-related documents, two sources familiar with the matter tell CNN.
18:51
- Syrian army, allies take back Albu Kamal from Islamic State (Yahoo News)
The Syrian army and its allies took complete control over Albu Kamal, Islamic State's last significant town in Syria, a military news service run by Hezbollah said on Sunday. The army had declared victory over Islamic State in Al...
18:50
- Counterfeit opioid pills are flooding into the U.S. with lethal results (Washington Post)
The fake painkillers, which contain fentanyl and mysterious chemicals never before seen in some states, are changing the nature of the nations opioid epidemic.
 
18:47
- Rams machine needs some repairs after 24-7 loss at Minnesota (Foxnews)
The Rams' four-game winning streak was tossed aside by a determined Vikings defense in a 24-7 defeat on Sunday in this matchup of NFC division leaders.
18:46
- Net Neutrality is Essentially Unassailable, Argues Billionaire Barry Diller (Slashdot)
An anonymous reader quotes Yahoo Finance: The billionaire media mogul behind such popular sites as Expedia, Match.com and HomeAdvisor has a one-word forecast for traditional media conglomerates concerned about being replaced by te...
18:45
- Anniversary portraits of Queen and Prince Philip released (Daily Mail)
Ahead of the Queen and Prince Philip's platinum wedding anniversary tomorrow, Buckingham Palace has released three official photographs of the couple to recognise the remarkable milestone.
18:43
- Merkel seeks to maintain stability as German government talks collapse (New York Post)
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged early Monday to maintain stability after the Free Democratic Party pulled out of talks on forming a new government with her conservative bloc and the left-leaning Greens, raising the...
18:42
- Anniversary portraits of Queen and Prince Philip released (Daily News)
Ahead of the Queen and Prince Philip's platinum wedding anniversary tomorrow, Buckingham Palace has released three official photographs of the couple to recognise the remarkable milestone.
 
18:35
- Florida struggles from the floor, holds off New Hamphire to stay unbeaten (Foxnews)
The Gators (3-0) had been averaging a nation-leading 112 points per game in their first two wins. But they shot just 32 percent Sunday.
18:35
- Saints' comeback earns them 8th win in a row (Foxnews)
The Saints needed overtime to overcome the Washington Redskins.
18:35
- Chargers defense comes up huge in 52-24 win over Bills (Foxnews)
Rivers passed for 250 yards and Keenan Allen had 12 receptions for 159 yards and two touchdowns for the Chargers
18:35
- M.J. Walker, Terance Mann lead FSU past Colorado State in Jamaica Classic (Foxnews)
Mfiondu Kabengele added 12 points and CJ Walker had 11 for the Seminoles (3-0), who used an 11-0 run for a 76-60 lead with 6:28 to play.
18:30
- 'Is Ambassador Kislyak in the Room?' Jeff Sessions Jokes About Russia ... (Yahoo News)
The attorney general's relationship with Russia is under scrutiny
 
18:24
- Trump reignites feud with Flake, predicts he'll vote no on tax cuts (Foxnews)
President Donald Trump slammed back at Sen. Jeff Flake in a tweet Sunday night, calling him unelectable and referring to his political career as toast days after the Republican senator was caught criticizing the president.
18:24
- Indonesia graft suspect detained after doctors clear health (Foxnews)
Indonesia's anti-graft commission has arrested a top politician who for weeks evaded questioning over his alleged role in the theft of $170 million of public money.
18:23
- The 40 smart plaster that spots sepsis SIX hours early (Daily Mail)
A smart plaster that detects the early signs of sepsis is to be fast-tracked into NHS hospitals as the gadget is earmarked for rapid adoption across England.
18:23
- The children who are so fat they need hip replacements (Daily Mail)
One child aged ten to 14 and four aged 15 to 19 had an NHS hip replacement last year with obesity as the main or secondary cause, official figures have revealed.
18:23
- Drunken man groped woman's breast on plane to Heathrow (Daily Mail)
Saranjeet Bassi, 29, was on his way home to Scotland after visiting his new-born baby in India when he sexually assaulted a mother-of-two travelling with her two young children.
 
18:23
- Stunning photographs reveal beauty hidden in laboratories (Daily Mail)
Metal peacock feathers, a partly constructed wooden clock and a 'nano man' are just some of the strikingly intricate images entered a photo competition at the University of Cambridge.
18:23
- Firms buying 15,000 DVLA records a day to chase fines (Daily Mail)
Private parking firms are buying the details of almost 16,000 drivers a day from the DVLA so they can hound them for fines.
18:23
- Chiefs say give family members 'company' instead of booze (Daily Mail)
Research shows that for the first time in recent history drinkers aged between 55 to 64 in England and Scotland now consume more alcohol than any other age group.
18:23
- NHS trusts are STILL promoting natural births (Daily Mail)
The NHS is paying a controversial author to persuade midwives to promote natural birth despite a series of baby deaths associated with it, campaigners have claimed.
18:23
- Opponents of Mugabe accuse 'old man' of going off script (Daily Mail)
Robert Mugabe sensationally failed to resign as he spoke to the world from the Zimbabwean capital of Harare on Sunday, and his opponents have since said he went off script.
 
18:23
- One in 10 towns and villages could lose free ATMs (Daily Mail)
One in ten towns and villages in Britain may lose their free cash machines. RBS and Lloyds want a cut in the fees they pay when their customers use ATMs run by other firms.
18:23
- University head is slated for her 468,000 pay deal (Daily Mail)
Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell, of Bath University, was awarded a pay rise of 3.9 per cent in 2016-17 despite widespread concern over her huge wages.
18:21
- US threatens to shut down PLO office in Washington (Yahoo News)
The State Department has threatened to shut down the Palestine Liberation Organisation's office in Washington DC. In response the PLO  said it would cut off all communication with the Trump administration, undercutting the ef...
18:20
- The 40 smart plaster that spots sepsis SIX hours early (Daily News)
A smart plaster that detects the early signs of sepsis is to be fast-tracked into NHS hospitals as the gadget is earmarked for rapid adoption across England.
18:20
- The children who are so fat they need hip replacements (Daily News)
One child aged ten to 14 and four aged 15 to 19 had an NHS hip replacement last year with obesity as the main or secondary cause, official figures have revealed.
 
18:20
- Drunken man groped woman's breast on plane to Heathrow (Daily News)
Saranjeet Bassi, 29, was on his way home to Scotland after visiting his new-born baby in India when he sexually assaulted a mother-of-two travelling with her two young children.
18:20
- Stunning photographs reveal beauty hidden in laboratories (Daily News)
Metal peacock feathers, a partly constructed wooden clock and a 'nano man' are just some of the strikingly intricate images entered a photo competition at the University of Cambridge.
18:20
- Firms buying 15,000 DVLA records a day to chase fines (Daily News)
Private parking firms are buying the details of almost 16,000 drivers a day from the DVLA so they can hound them for fines.
18:20
- Chiefs say give family members 'company' instead of booze (Daily News)
Research shows that for the first time in recent history drinkers aged between 55 to 64 in England and Scotland now consume more alcohol than any other age group.
18:20
- NHS trusts are STILL promoting natural births (Daily News)
The NHS is paying a controversial author to persuade midwives to promote natural birth despite a series of baby deaths associated with it, campaigners have claimed.
 
18:20
- Opponents of Mugabe accuse 'old man' of going off script (Daily News)
Robert Mugabe sensationally failed to resign as he spoke to the world from the Zimbabwean capital of Harare on Sunday, and his opponents have since said he went off script.
18:20
- One in 10 towns and villages could lose free ATMs (Daily News)
One in ten towns and villages in Britain may lose their free cash machines. RBS and Lloyds want a cut in the fees they pay when their customers use ATMs run by other firms.
18:20
- University head is slated for her 468,000 pay deal (Daily News)
Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell, of Bath University, was awarded a pay rise of 3.9 per cent in 2016-17 despite widespread concern over her huge wages.
18:13
- Tax filers in most states claim deduction targeted by GOP (Yahoo News)
A popular deduction targeted in the GOP's overhaul of the tax code is used by more than a quarter of all filers in a majority of states, including many led by Republicans where some residents eventually could see their federal tax...
18:13
- Trump reverses elephant trophy decision, keeps ban (Yahoo News)
President Donald Trump said Friday he will uphold a ban on importing trophies of elephants hunted and killed in Zimbabwe, pending further review, reversing his own administration's decision from just a day earlier after a public o...
 
18:12
- Mexico, Canada shun NAFTA autos counteroffers: sources (Reuters)
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Divisions over updating the NAFTA trade deal showed no sign of easing on Sunday as Mexico and Canada signaled they would not offer counterproposals to U.S. demands for far stronger automotive content rules,...
18:05
- Thousands March On National Mall To Demand Puerto Rico Disaster Relief (Yahoo News)
Thousands gathered Sunday on the National Mall in Washington to demand the federal government increase its commitment to disaster relief on hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.
18:04
- Saudi, Bahrain target Iran at Arab League meeting (Yahoo News)
Saudi Arabia warned Sunday that it would not stand idly by in the face of Iranian "aggression", as Bahrain said the Iran-backed Hezbollah movement was "in total control" of Lebanon. The foreign ministers of both Gulf states spoke...
18:02
- Trump swipes at Flake, calls his career 'toast' (CNN)
President Donald Trump slammed Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake on Twitter on Sunday evening, calling his political career "toast" after he was caught on mic criticizing the President and Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy ...
18:00
- Merkel fourth term in doubt as German coalition talks fail (Reuters)
BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's efforts to form a three-way coalition government that would secure herself a fourth term hit a major setback after a would-be coalition partner unexpectedly pulled out of talks, thrust...
 
18:00
- Zimbabwe will now seek Mugabes impeachment (New York Post)
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe ignored continued calls to step down on Sunday a stubborn defiance that could trigger impeachment proceedings as early as Monday. Before Mugabe addressed the nation, multiple media outlets cited...
17:55
- US serviceman arrested for fatal road accident in Okinawa (Yahoo News)
A US Marine who tested positive for excess alcohol was arrested in Japan's southern island of Okinawa on Sunday after an elderly local man was killed in a road accident, police said. The 20-year-old was held for alleged negligent...
17:53
- Who owns art made by Guantanamo detainees? The artist captives? Or the US? (Foxnews)
An art exhibit in New York City of cell block art made by detainees at Guantánamo is raising questions about ownership of intellectual property.
17:49
- Germany faces snap election after coalition talks crumble (Daily Mail)
Germany could be facing a snap election as Angela Merkel's Conservative union is yet to form a coalition with another two parties, clashing on migration and climate change.
 
17:49
- French police officer, 31, shoots his wife in the face (Daily Mail)
The horrific incident took place in the northern Paris suburb of Sarcelles on Saturday following an argument between Arnaud Martin, 31, and his 25-year-old partner, who has not been named.
17:48
- Germany faces snap election after coalition talks crumble (Daily News)
Germany could be facing a snap election as Angela Merkel's Conservative union is yet to form a coalition with another two parties, clashing on migration and climate change.
17:48
- French police officer, 31, shoots his wife in the face (Daily News)
The horrific incident took place in the northern Paris suburb of Sarcelles on Saturday following an argument between Arnaud Martin, 31, and his 25-year-old partner, who has not been named.
17:43
- Holder's 35 leads high-scoring Sun Devils to another blowout win (Foxnews)
ASU scored 90 or more points in a game for the 4th time this season, and 50-plus by halftime for the 3rd time.
17:43
- Heat overpowered in 2nd half in blowout loss to visiting Pacers (Foxnews)
The Miami Heat were handed a 25-point loss Sunday night at home against the Pacers.
 
17:43
- Chargers harass rookie QB Peterman, Bills en route to 54-24 win (Foxnews)
Casey Hayward made two of the Chargers' five interceptions and Los Angeles cruised to a 54-24 victory over the slumping Bills on Sunday.
17:43
- Receivers struggle as Cardinals come undone in second half, lose to Texans (Foxnews)
Ricky Seals-Jones, who didn't have a catch entering Sunday, finished with 54 yards receiving and two touchdowns.
17:38
- Keystone pipeline leak won't affect last regulatory hurdle (Yahoo News)
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Discovery of a 210,000-gallon oil leak from the Keystone pipeline would seem to be poor timing four days before regulators in Nebraska decide whether to allow a major expansion of the system, but officials say ...
17:31
- Texas woman killed after non-impaired driver taking breathalyzer test hits her (Foxnews)
A Texas woman died Friday afternoon after being hit by a non-impaired driver who was taking a breathalyzer test while operating his vehicle.
17:31
- GOP Senator slams Trump on hot mic (CNN)
President Trump tweeted a response to Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake's comments. Flake was caught on a hot mic saying the GOP is "toast" if it becomes the party of Roy Moore and Donald Trump.
 
17:25
- Border patrol agent killed in the line of duty: officials (New York Post)
VAN HORN, Texas Authorities are searching Texas' Big Bend area for potential suspects and witnesses after a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent was fatally injured responding to activity there. Border Patrol spokesmen said t...
17:20
- The Latest: Border agent injured in Texas dies (Yahoo News)
VAN HORN, Texas (AP) The Latest on the death of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent in Texas (all times local):
17:08
- Publicist who set up Trump Jr.-Russian lawyer meeting ready to talk to Mueller (CNN)
The British publicist who set up a 2016 meeting at Trump Tower between a Russian lawyer and several members of then-presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign team says he's open to speaking with special counsel Robert Mueller...
 
17:04
- Hidden Camera Shows Dying WWII Veteran's Gasps For Help Were Ignored (Yahoo News)
A World War II veterans last breaths were among nurses who were secretly filmed laughing and failing to adequately perform CPR or call for help in a timely fashion, a disturbing video shows.
17:03
- First Ever Anti-Aging Gene Discovered In a Secluded Amish Community (Slashdot)
"This is one of the first clear-cut genetic mutations in human beings that acts upon aging and aging-related disease," Dr. Douglas Vaughan, a medical researcher at Northwestern University, told Newsweek. schwit1 quotes Science Ale...
16:53
- Trump: Decision on elephant trophies to come next week (New York Post)
President Trump says he plans to announce his decision on importing big game hunting trophies in the coming days. "Big-game trophy decision will be announced next week but will be very hard pressed to change my mind that this horr...
 
16:53
- Business is booming and corporate owners are pushing the GOP for tax reductions (Washington Post)
Republicans are acutely aware that if they fail to deliver on the tax overhaul it would upset the business interests that have long been key party allies, and donors. Now is the opportunity, said the owner of a Pennsylvania packag...
16:45
- Rosas' field goal in overtime gives Giants unexpected win (Foxnews)
Rosas' field goal in overtime gives Giants unexpected win
16:45
- Trump says he should have left UCLA players in Chinese jail (Foxnews)
Trump says he should have left UCLA players in Chinese jail
16:45
- Jimmy Johnson on how the Cowboys can beat the Eagles (Foxnews)
Jimmy, Strahan on how Dallas can beat Philadelphia tonight
16:45
- Foreman has 2 TDs to help Texans to 31-21 win over Cardinals (Foxnews)
Foreman has 2 TDs to help Texans to 31-21 win over Cardinals
 
16:45
- Saints extend win streak to 8, roar back, 34-31 in OT (Foxnews)
Saints extend win streak to 8, roar back, 34-31 in OT
16:40
- Border Patrol agent from El Paso dies from injuries while on patrol (USA Today)
A U.S. Border Patrol agent from El Paso died Sunday morning from injuries sustained while on patrol near Van Horn, Texas.
16:40
- Dale Earnhardt Jr. leaves amid tributes and tears on final day in NASCAR Cup rac... (USA Today)
Dale Earnhardt Junior will leave the sport without a championship, but leaves behind great memories of his 19-year-career.
16:40
- Al Franken 'will not appear substantially' when PBS broadcasts David L... (USA Today)
Under scrutiny after accusations of misconduct, the Minnesota senator will be barely seen in the broadcast of the Mark Twain Prize ceremony.
16:37
- Merkel to inform German president of unsuccessful coalition talks (Reuters)
BERLIN (Reuters) - Conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she would meet the German president to inform him that she had failed to form a coalition government with the Greens and the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP)...
 
16:26
- Trump Says He Should Have Left UCLA Players in Chinese Jail (Wall Street Journal)
Donald Trump tweeted he should have left three college basketball players in a Chinese jail, after the father of one of the players minimized the presidents role in securing their release.
16:26
- Key GOP Senator Cites Concerns Over Senate Tax Bill (Wall Street Journal)
Sen. Susan Collins on Sunday recited a list of concerns she had with the Republican tax bill barreling through the Senate, raising pressure on the partys leadership to slow its progress and make changes to secure passage.
16:26
- Ex-Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew Joins Private-Equity Firm (Wall Street Journal)
Former Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is joining Lindsay Goldberg LLC, a midmarket New York private-equity firm, adding his name to the long list of high-ranking government officials entering the sector in recent years.
16:26
- Trump Administration Tightens Scrutiny of Skilled Worker Visa Applicants (Wall Street Journal)
The Trump administration is adding hurdles and increasing scrutiny in the employment-visa application process, making it harder for businesses to hire foreign workers, and companies and immigration attorneys are bracing for more c...
16:24
- LiAngelo Ball: 'I'm extremely sorry' (CNN)
College basketball players Cody Riley, LiAngelo Ball and Jalen Hill publicly apologized Wednesday after they were accused of shoplifting in China.
 
16:24
- UCLA basketball players released (CNN)
Three freshmen on the UCLA men's basketball team have arrived back in the United States after being arrested for shoplifting in China.
16:24
- Trump to UCLA players: 'You're welcome' (CNN)
President Donald Trump on Thursday morning accepted the appreciation of three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in China, offering some fatherly advice while also thanking his Chinese counterpart.
16:14
- Rape in the storage room. Groping at the bar. Why is the restaurant industry so ... (Washington Post)
Interviews with dozens of women across the country depict a culture of widespread sexual harassment and abuse in kitchens and dining rooms in dazzling Michelin-starred restaurants and suburban chains alike that cant be pinned so...
16:04
- Border Patrol Agent Dies in Texas (Wall Street Journal)
A U.S. Border Patrol agent died Sunday morning after being fatally injured while on patrol in the Big Bend Sector in Texas.
 
16:04
- In Tour of House Districts, Democrats Listen for a Message (Wall Street Journal)
Rep. Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 House Democrat, is visiting districts his party hopes to carry in 2018 with an aim to craft a message that resonates with voters only marginally attached to the partys base of support along the coasts.
16:04
- Roy Moore Is Relying on Evangelical Christians to Keep Campaign Afloat (Wall Street Journal)
As allegations of sexual misconduct have mounted against Roy Moore and Republican leaders have urged him to end his run for U.S. Senate in Alabama, Mr. Moore is relying on his most loyal constituency to keep his campaign afloat: e...
16:02
- Trump slams Jeff Flake on Twitter, calls his career toast (New York Post)
President Trump blasted outgoing GOP Sen. Jeff Flake who was caught on a hot mic saying Republicans "are toast" if they become the party of Trump and Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. "Sen. Jeff Flake(y), who is unelectable in t...
16:00
- Jeffrey Tambor hints at exit from 'Transparent' despite denying sexual misconduc... (Foxnews)
Following accusations of sexual harassment and misconduct from two people tied to the production of the Amazon series Transparent, Jeffrey Tambor seems like he has decided to step away from his starring role on the show.
16:00
- France wrestles with the line between seduction and harassment (Foxnews)
France is in a bind over where seduction ends and sexual harassment begins.