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Boris Johnson tries to suppress ethics report about ‘bullying’ senior minister

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing allegations that he told a government watchdog to tone down a report that found one of his senior ministers had bullied her staff, according to reports. An independent probe had found that Home Secretary Priti Patel had broken ministerial conduct by swearing and shouting at her staff, but...
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How Much Are Christmas Trees at Kirkland's, Big Lots, Walmart and More Stores
With just over three weeks to go until Christmas Day, now is the perfect time to begin decorating for the holidays—which means finding the perfect Christmas tree.
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Justin Bieber says he'd 'love to have a tribe' of kids with wife Hailey Baldwin
Justin Bieber opens up about his marriage to Hailey Baldwin and how many children the couple would like to have one day.
Obama narrates new Jon Ossoff ad ahead of Georgia runoff
Obama highlights Ossoff's commitment to passing a new Voting Rights Act and his personal connection to fighting the coronavirus pandemic.
Travelers to Iceland don't have to quarantine or get tested if they've had Covid-19
Travelers hoping to enter Iceland will be able to do so without going into quarantine or taking a test if they have already contracted and recovered from coronavirus.
Hundreds of COVID-Infected Mink Could Have Escaped Danish Fur Farms, Spreading New Coronavirus Strain
Scientists warned the escaped mink could broaden the infection range of the virus by introducing into the wild.
Shake Shack introduces new truffle-topped burgers for a limited time
Truffles are now on the menu at Shake Shack, the New York City-based burger chain announced Tuesday
No. 4 Ohio State is the puzzle the College Football Playoff committee has to solve
In its first findings last week, the 13-member committee placed Ohio State at No. 4, within the realm of a prospective four-team playoff.
Ellen Page Is Now Elliot Page as Actor Shares Transgender Identity
"I feel lucky to be writing this. To be here. To have arrived at this place in my life," Page began their note shared to Twitter.
Top aide to Carl Heastie lived lavish lifestyle from cocaine profits: prosecutors
In less than two years, Dennis blew $12,000 at Christian Louboutin, more than $1,500 at Gucci, more than $1,300 at Burberry and more than $1,000 each at Louis Vuitton, Moschino and Prada.
Pomeranian cruises Key West in a cute convertible
Sup, dog! A laid-back Pomeranian was filmed riding in a black remote-controlled car along touristy Duvall Street in Key West, Florida. The small dog caused a “big commotion,” says bystander Terrance Martin. Subscribe to our YouTube!
Brazilian city seized by armed bandits, bank looted
Dozens of criminals armed with assault rifles invaded a city in southern Brazil overnight and took control of the streets as they assaulted a local bank.
Nasdaq seeks to make boardroom diversity mandatory
Nasdaq is seeking US authority to require its listed companies to make their boardrooms more diverse — or be force them to explain why they can’t. The tech-heavy stock exchange said Tuesday it has filed a proposal with the Securities and Exchange Commission seeking the authority to demand that Nasdaq-listed companies to have at least...
Ellen Page comes out as transgender, will be called Elliot
"I feel lucky to be writing this. To be here. To have arrived at this place in my life," he wrote.
Massachusetts firefighters rescue man stuck chest-deep in mud of drained pond
Firefighters in Massachusetts pulled a man to safety after he got stuck chest-deep in the thick mud of a drained pond Sunday morning, authorities said.
Hurricane flags burned to mark storm season's end
A record-setting Atlantic hurricane season has officially come to a close. On Monday, a group of Florida Keys residents staged a ceremonial burning of hurricane warning flags to mark the official end of the season. (Dec. 1)
Carter Page: FBI agent used fake name during Russia probe
President Trump's 2016 campaign associate Carter Page claims in a new lawsuit that an FBI agent used a fake name during interviews — another potential breach of protocol in the FBI's Russia investigation.
Soldier faces murder charge for ordering girlfriend’s son out of vehicle for ‘unruly’ behavior by busy highway
An active-duty soldier is facing criminal charges after his girlfriend’s 5-year-old son was struck and killed on a busy highway in Alabama after he allegedly forced the child to get out of the car in the rain and after dark as punishment.
Monolith found in Utah's Red Rock country vanishes without a trace
A three-sided metal column discovered embedded in Utah's remote Red Rock Country has reportedly vanished without a trace.
Elliot Page, star of 'Juno,' comes out as transgender
Elliot Page, Academy Award-nominated star of "Juno," has come out as transgender. "I love that I am trans. And I love that I am queer," he wrote.
See emotional interview of nurse who lost husband and mom to virus
ICU nurse Lizanne Jennings speaks with CNN's Kate Bolduan about losing her mother and husband to Covid-19, only three days apart.
‘The Undoing’ Finale Draws HBO’s Biggest Audience Since ‘Big Little Lies’
The finale drew 3 million total viewers, an increase of almost 170% from its series premiere.
Trump risks a GOP disaster in Georgia
His focus on conspiracy theories is a liability for Republicans.
Why Daniel Cormier thinks Jon Jones should fight Curtis Blaydes in UFC heavyweight debut
Daniel Cormier has a unique perspective on who Jon Jones should face in his heavyweight debut.        Related StoriesWhy Daniel Cormier thinks Jon Jones should fight Curtis Blaydes in UFC heavyweight debut - EnclosureSpinning Back Clique: Should Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. inspire UFC legends fights?Su Mudaerji's 44-second KO has him wanting a quick turnaround
‘Heaven’s Gate: The Cult of Cults’ Adds Humanity to The Tragedy
Heaven’s Gate is one of those rare national tragedies that’s never treated as such. Shortly after the UFO cult first made headlines, it was mocked. Even when that same cult led to the deaths of a believed 39 victims, the organization and its members have been the center of snarky one-liners and ridiculous sketches. It’s...
How To Watch ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ Online In 2020
"Of all the Charlie Browns in the world, you're the Charlie Browniest."
Pizza topped with over 250 cheeses breaks Guinness world record
It cost about $1,000 to make.
Dutch climate activists take Shell to court over emissions
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A group of environmental organizations backed by thousands of Dutch citizens launched a civil case Tuesday against the energy giant Shell, asking a court to order the multinational to commit to reining in its carbon emissions 45 percent by the year 2030. Lawyer Roger Cox told a panel of three judges...
Katy Perry to Carlos Santana: Gustavo Dudamel relives iconic Hollywood Bowl performances for new PBS series
New PBS series "In Concert at the Hollywood Bowl" features portions of performances that took place over the past decade.
De Blasio’s fix to NYC’s low blood supply: Krispy Kreme, Jets tickets
New York City’s blood supply is so low that the de Blasio administration is dangling prizes to donors — including a year’s worth of Krispy Kreme doughnuts.
Jennifer Lawrence thanks fans for outpouring of support after family barn is destroyed in fire
Jennifer Lawrence thanked fans for the outpouring of support she and her family received after a tragic fire took out a large portion of their barn that doubled as a kids’ summer camp.
China Media Boasts PLA Warplanes Set 'New Record' for Taiwan Intrusions As War Looms
Communist Party newspaper "Global Times" said warplane missions to Taiwan were now "routine" in order to safeguard Chinese territory.
Where Biden got the votes that helped push him over the top
Lincoln Mitchell writes that if American political life remains so polarized -- and we have not seen any evidence to suggest otherwise -- it will continue to be difficult for smaller third parties to get much support in elections
Fired cybersecurity chief may include Trump attorney in lawsuit over death threats
Former Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Director Chris Krebs said Tuesday he plans to take legal action against people who have threatened his life after he disagreed with his onetime boss, President Trump, over the validity of the Nov. 3 election.
Bill Cosby’s lawyer makes bid to overturn sex assault conviction
The 83-year-old legally blind disgraced star is serving a three- to 10-year sentence in a state prison near Philly.
Viral video shows intruder break into woman’s home while she dances for TikTok
Disturbing video shows the moment an intruder breaks into a Maryland woman’s home while she’s was alone dancing for a TikTok video. Hannah Vivenette’s cellphone captured the terrifying encounter that took place Nov. 22 at around 10:20 p.m. The now-viral footage shows Vivenette filming herself dancing for the popular social media app when neighbor Angel...
Trump files suit to overturn his loss in Wisconsin
The lawsuit targets roughly 221,000 ballots in two heavily Democratic counties.
This 90-foot bridge was made for animals to safely cross a busy highway in India
The elevated eco-bridge is for reptiles and other animals that live in surrounding forest — from lizards or pythons, to monkeys and possibly leopards.
Opinion: New York City Marathon, like the NBA and NFL, undergoes its own racial reckoning
For years the New York City Marathon has ignored pleas to diversify its ranks, but now the CEO of NYRR is leaving as the sport examines its culture.
Art star helps other artists during pandemic
Painter Guy Stanley Philoche, a star in the New York art world, had wanted to treat himself to a fancy watch after a hugely successful gallery show. Then the pandemic hit, and he feared for all the struggling artists who haven't been so lucky. (Dec. 1)
Lawmakers introduce bipartisan COVID-19 relief proposal with uncertain future in Congress
The coronavirus relief proposal is the latest effort to break the logjam in negotiations. Congress has not passed a comprehensive package since March.
South Korea’s ‘BTS bill’ could let pop stars defer military service
The ARMY is euphoric. BTS’ legions of fans, known as the ARMY, were joyous Tuesday after South Korean lawmakers passed a bill that will likely enable pop stars — including the boyband’s members — to postpone mandatory military service. As a result of the country’s decadeslong war with North Korea, there is currently what Americans...
Four people hurt in three separate NYC shootings on Monday
Four people were shot in three separate incidents across Gotham on Monday — most recently a pair wounded inside a Brooklyn clothing store, according to police. Two men, 47 and 32, were struck inside “The Booth NYC” clothing store on 52nd Street near Sixth Avenue around 5:45 p.m., authorities said.  Paramedics took the older victim,...
SoftBank bets on Europe's hottest stock
After selling nearly $100 billion in assets, SoftBank is back in buying mode.
Eagles’ Jalen Hurts experiment never got off the ground
So much for all of that talk about an expanded role for Jalen Hurts. Even with Carson Wentz having another poor game, the Philadelphia Eagles’ rookie quarterback played only three snaps in their 23-17 loss Monday night to the Seattle Seahawks. Eagles coach Doug Pederson said after the game there was “not necessarily” a change...
Amazon touts record holiday shopping sales amid COVID-19
Amazon says it’s kicked off its “largest holiday shopping season” ever as the coronavirus pandemic leads more consumers to buy their gifts online. In a blog post Tuesday, the e-commerce colossus said independent merchants on its platform raked in more than $4.8 billion in sales from Black Friday through Cyber Monday, up more than 60...
McEnany calls on WH reporters org to 'look into' Playboy reporter Brian Karem's 'misogynistic questions'
Press secretary Kayleigh McEnany called on the White House Correspondents' Association to probe Playboy’s Brian Karem for repeatedly shouting “demeaning, misogynistic questions” during White House press briefings.
You can get a free McRib from McDonald’s if you shave your beard
The best things in life come for free -- and yes, that includes the beloved McRib sandwich from McDonald's. But there's a catch: You'll have to shave off that facial hair in order to qualify.
Students failing more often during coronavirus virtual learning: study
A new study suggests middle and high school students are seeing less academic success as a result of online learning as schools close again due to spiking COVID-19 cases.