Sunday, November 19, 2017, 46. week,
- Two GOP senators say Roy Moore shouldnt run for office (New York Post)
Two GOP senators said Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore should not be a member of Congress amid allegations that he sexually harassed teenage girls when he was in his 30s. The allegations are stronger than the denial, and Roy Moo...
- Trump: I should have left UCLA players in China jail (CNN)
President Donald Trump on Sunday shot back at Lavar Ball, the father of one of the UCLA basketball players arrested in China, for belittling the President's role in the students' release.
- Royal Navy deploys patrol ship to search for Argentine sub (Daily Mail)
Britain sent the HSM Protector, a polar exploration vessel, to the southern Argentine Sea to search for the military sub ARA San Juan, which lost contact with officials three days ago.
- Ship reappears on California beach (Daily News)
The abandoned Lyubov Orlova has been missing since it cut adrift while being towed from Canada nearly a year ago.
- Trump dunks on UCLA star's controversial father, says he should have 'left them ... (Foxnews)
President Trump on Sunday responded to the father of one of the UCLA basketball players detained in China on shoplifting charges after the man snubbed the presidents successful effort to get the teammates released, saying, I shoul...
- Argentina unsure if signals came from lost submarine (Foxnews)
Argentina's Navy cannot confirm if seven brief satellite calls came from a lost submarine with 44 crew members onboard, an official said.
- Mugabe addresses nation, refuses to mention resignation (New York Post)
Zimbabwean ruler Robert Mugabe will step down and relinquish the seat of power hes held since 1987, sources said Sunday. Mugabe agreed to resign the presidency, sources told Reuters, hours after he was fired as head of his own rul...
- Cringely: Amazon Is Starting To Act Like 'Bad Microsoft' (Slashdot)
An anonymous reader quotes My last column was about the recent tipping point signifying that cloud computing is guaranteed to replace personal computing over the next three years. This column is about the slugfest to...
- Mel Tillis, Longtime Country Singer, Dies at 85 (Time)
The affable country star wrote hits for Kenny Rogers and Ricky Skaggs
- The complicated but well-dressed woman knew to go to Azzedine Alaa (Washington Post)
The Tunisian-born designer of indeterminate age died Saturday but leaves an inescapable and enduring influence. He made clothes for the complicated woman who wants to make a statement, often with dresses that celebrate the female ...
- Macron welcomes Lebanon's Hariri to Elysee Palace: AFP (Yahoo News)
French President Emmanuel Macron welcomed Saad Hariri for talks Saturday, an AFP reporter said, hours after the Lebanese premier arrived from Saudi Arabia in the midst of a political crisis. Hariri, who made a shock resignation a...
- Defiant Hun Sen tells U.S. to cut all aid to Cambodia (Yahoo News)
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen challenged the United States on Sunday to cut all aid after it announced it was ending funding for a general election next year in response to the dissolution of the main opposition party, media re...
- Cardona: Trump tweets highlight hypocrisy (CNN)
In a panel discussion, CNN political contributor Maria Cardona says that President Trump's tweets about Al Franken highlights the hypocrisy and lack of moral leadership from Trump.
- Gaia Pope: Suspect's father hits out after clothes found (Daily Mail)
Greg Elsey (pictured), 69, said his 49-year-old son, who has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Gaia Pope 'couldn't stand' the teenager but protested his innocence.
- BBC workers snapped while asleep at their desks (Daily Mail)
A furious colleague collated evidence of several journalists brazenly asleep on the job in the newsroom at the BBC's Broadcasting House in London.
- Britain's foreign aid bill to the EU goes up by 177m (Daily Mail)
Tory MPs last night urged new International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt to get a grip on how the cash is spent.
- Brits suffer Airbnb disaster as cloud of 'asbestos dust' (Daily Mail)
The three girls from Derby were staying on the top floor of an eight-storey apartment block in Madrid, Spain, when they heard a huge bang which came from the room opposite theirs.
- Passerby shoves thief off motorbike in London (Daily News)
In the clip, which was filmed on Wednesday in Kensington, west London, three men dressed in black are seen riding mopeds and waving to the camera before a passer-by knocks one of them off.
- Lingerie model back in court for stealing from Sainsburys (Daily News)
Yasmin Katir (pictured) was jailed for four months in May after smashing her friend's 10,000 car into a wall while driving at speeds of up to 91mph around Stockton, near Middlesborough.
- Hull woman who stole 10k from mother-in-law spared jail (Daily News)
Sharon Rimmer, 57, (pictured) was convicted at Hull Magistrates Court on November 9 after admitting she stole thousands of pounds from her husband's 75-year-old mother, Catherine Rimmer.
- Tusk drops EU's two week deadline for Brexit divorce bill (Daily News)
European council president Donald Tusk will deliver a tough message when he meets the Prime Minister on the fringes of a summit in Sweden later.
- Miami's blowout victory over Florida A&M tempered by injury to Lonnie Walker IV (Foxnews)
Highly touted freshman guard Lonnie Walker IV limped off the court in the first half with a left leg injury.
- FANTASY PLAYS: Players to start and bench for Week 11 (Foxnews)
FANTASY PLAYS: Players to start and bench for Week 11
- High-level Chinese envoy heads to North Korea amid chill (Foxnews)
China is sending its highest-level envoy to North Korea in two years amid a prolonged chill in relations.
- Jared Kushner still waiting on permanent security clearance (New York Post)
It's been 10 months since President Trump took office and Jared Kushner is still waiting on his permanent security clearance, according to a report. White House officials and others with knowledge on the matter told Politico on Th...
- Cops bust wife of high school football coach waiting for sex romp with teen (New York Post)
A married teacher in Oklahoma was arrested Wednesday after having a sexual relationship with an underage student. Hunter Day, 22, a science teacher at Yukon High School, was arrested by the Canadian County Sheriffs Department on c...
- Military jet lowered into sea in bid to create new coral reef (New York Post)
A Jordanian Air Force plane was lowered into the Gulf of Aqaba on Thursday in an attempt to create a new coral reef on the sea bed that will provide a lush space for marine life to flourish. The prospective reef is expected to dev...
- Tax overhaul drama moves to Senate as House approves its bill (Reuters)
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans took important steps on Thursday toward the biggest U.S. tax-code overhaul since the 1980s, with the House of Representatives approving a broad package of tax cuts, and a Senate pan...
- Tesla unveils electric big-rig truck in midst of Model 3 factory 'hell' (Reuters)
HAWTHORNE, Calif. (Reuters) - Tesla Inc on Thursday unveiled a prototype electric big-rig truck, throwing itself into a new market even as it struggles to roll out an affordable sedan on which the company's future depends.
- Woman accuses Senator Al Franken of unwanted groping, kiss (Reuters)
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A radio broadcaster accused U.S. Senator Al Franken on Thursday of touching her breasts while she slept and forcing a kiss on her in 2006 when he was still a comedian and the two were preparing to perform be...
- South Korea, U.S. reaffirm need for peaceful resolution of North Korea problem (Reuters)
SEOUL (Reuters) - The nuclear envoys of South Korea and the United States held bilateral talks on Friday and addressed measures to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue peacefully and diplomatically, the South's foreign ministry ...
- Tesla unveils electric big-rig truck, sporty Roadster (Reuters)
HAWTHORNE, Calif. (Reuters) - Tesla Inc on Thursday unveiled a prototype electric big-rig truck that it will start producing in 2019, throwing itself into a new market even as it struggles to roll out an affordable sedan on which...
- Detroit's Marginalized Communities Are Building Their Own Internet (Slashdot)
An anonymous reader writes: Motherboard has a report that discusses how some of Detroit's communities are building their own internet to help close the gap between the roughly 60 percent of Detroiters who have internet and 40 perc...
- Google Will Stop Letting Sites Use AMP Format To Bait and Switch Readers (Slashdot)
"Google today announced a forthcoming update to its Accelerated Mobile Pages, or AMP, web format that aims to discourage website owners from misusing the service," reports The Verge. "The company says that, starting in February 20...
- Tesla Unveils 500-Mile Range Semi Truck, 620-Mile Range Roadster 2.0 (Slashdot)
Rei writes: During a live reveal on Thursday, Tesla unveiled its new electric Class 8 Heavy Duty vehicle. As most people familiar with Tesla products would expect, the day cab truck features staggeringly fast acceleration for a ve...
- The Investigation Into Chemical Attacks in Syria Is Fizzling Out After a Securit... (Time)
Russia vetoed a resolution to extend the mandate of investigators
- Social Media Users Are Calling President Trump a Hypocrite for Criticizing Al Fr... (Time)
Trump blasted "Al Frankenstien" over groping allegations caught on camera
- Roy Moore's Democratic opponent Doug Jones now favored in Alabama election,... (USA Today)
Prediction market PredictIt has Doug Jones, Roy Moore's Democratic opponent, favored in the Alabama special election
- Feds will process DACA renewals that missed deadline because of slow mail (USA Today)
The federal government will review thousands of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals renewal applications that were delayed by slow mail service.
- Live stream: Tesla unveils its electric big rig truck (USA Today)
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is pledging a groundbreaking advancement Thursday night, when he shows off Tesla's progress in designing an electric semitruck.
- Trump tweets broadside against Al Franken: 'Where do his hands go?' (USA Today)
The president let loose on Twitter after a 12-year-old photo showed the Minnesota Democrat appearing to grope a fellow entertainer.
- Tesla Semi, an electric big rig truck, rolls into reality (USA Today)
Elon Musk unveiled a sleep electric truck that he said will revolutionize the industry based on cost-per-mile efficiency and comfort.
- Two Weeks of Frenzied Negotiations Led to Bank-Relief Deal (Wall Street Journal)
Moderate Democrats worked with GOP on plan to roll back Dodd-Frank law.
- Can Democrats Win the House? Early Clues Emerge (Wall Street Journal)
The Democrats large victory in the Virginia governors race last week has sparked hopes within the party of a suburban surge would carry it to a majority in the House next year. But the best signals may come from elsewhere.
- They were sexually harassed at work. They reported it. Heres what happened. (Washington Post)
From an assembly line worker to a doctor, eight people describe a process frequently shrouded in mystery. For many, the decision to report was as life-altering as the incident itself.