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Motorola Razr will hit stores in North America on February 6
The highly anticipated Razr reboot has a new release date in North America: February 6.
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Trump campaign manager says Bernie Sanders is "on a rise"
Parscale also commented on the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, saying it "excites" his base.
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New TikTok challenge has people eating cereal out of each other’s mouths
WARNING: Videos contain graphic language. Well, there goes our cravings for breakfast. A disgusting and dangerous new challenge is reportedly sweeping some corners of TikTok and it involves users eating cereal out of other people’s mouths as part of a so-called #CerealChallenge. In recent days, several social media personalities have taken to the video-sharing platform...
Conway: Trump is virtually incapable of telling the truth
George Conway told CNN's Jake Tapper that President Donald Trump is a "pathological liar" and is incapable of telling the truth, even when it benefits him.
S&P 500, Nasdaq hit record on IBM, waning China virus fears
The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq scaled new highs on Wednesday, as an upbeat forecast from IBM added to optimism over earnings, while China's efforts to contain a virus outbreak eased worries about a wider financial fallout.
Frozen iguanas to start falling from trees in Florida
Don’t look up, Florida. The National Weather Service (NWS) is warning citizens of South Florida to take cover as they forecast showers of frozen iguanas on Wednesday amid unusually low temperatures in the 30s and 40s around the region. Apparently, iguanas are known to literally freeze in-state as temperatures reach around 40 degrees Fahrenheit. When...
Spirit Airlines passenger claims man sitting next to her 'slide his hand' down her pants, 'pleasured' himself
Michigan woman Tia Jackson, 22, was flying into Detroit on a 7 a.m. flight Jan. 21. when the incident occurred.
California police warn public not to ‘attack’ sexual predator with full face tattoo named Pirate
Pirate, born Daniel Selovich, has a lengthy rap sheet that includes rape and assault across several states.
Influencer defends faking broken ankle for flight upgrade
He's putting his best foot forward.
As coronavirus spreads, doctor says "be proactive" but don't panic
The World Health Organization has called a meeting Wednesday to decide whether China's coronavirus is a global health emergency.
Australians warned of possible deadly spider "bonanza"
Experts say weather conditions in bushfire-battered eastern Australia could bring "super dangerous" funnel-webs out in droves.
Tesla finally wins the right to sell cars in Michigan
Tesla is finally coming to Michigan, the home of the US auto industry.
Trump's flawed 'Jekyll and Hyde' impeachment defense
Shanlon Wu writes that the Trump legal team's defense is struggling to balance expertise with the name-calling tactics Trump deploys regularly.
U.N. experts back suggestion Saudi prince helped hack Bezos
The experts drew their conclusions based on a technical report from digital forensics analysts.
The nine best picture Oscar nominees need to woo voters. Here's how they should do it
The best picture Oscar race is almost over. How might the nominated movies sell themselves to academy voters?
20 salon-quality styling tools to upgrade your look
Despite what shampoo ads tell you, getting sleek, bouncy, salon-quality hair isn’t as simple as jumping in the shower and using their product. It’s an elaborate process that begins with blowdrying and continues with curling, straightening, or some combination of both. Regardless, what really makes or breaks a routine are your tools. Lucky for you,...
George Conway: Deeply saddened by the Republican Party
Attorney George Conway tells CNN's Jake Tapper he is "deeply saddened" and distressed by the actions of the GOP in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
Why Astros stars Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman did not apologize for cheating scandal
The Astros players who benefitted from the team’s cheating operation did not sound very sorry this past weekend. Owner Jim Crane says that will come eventually. Jose Altuve tried looking ahead to the future, while Alex Bregman hid behind the commissioner’s report when asked about the sign-stealing scandal that rocked the sport at an Astros...
Pro Bowl will feature changes to onside kick, pre-snap penalties
The NFL announced Tuesday it will be testing two new rule changes at the Pro Bowl over the weekend, involving changes to the onside-kick attempt and pre-snap penalties.
Meghan Markle accused of competing with Kate Middleton on Instagram
Meghan Markle may be fighting back against her royal rivals -- on Instagram.
As Florida weather closes Disney water park and others, social media users gripe about cold
Theme park guests and watchers have been quick to point out the Orlando, Florida, chills on social media.
Joe Namath cautions Tom Brady on joining new team after championship successes
Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath warned Tom Brady in an interview Tuesday to not make the same mistake he did when he left the New York Jets to play for the Los Angeles Rams in 1977.
Fairway to stay: Beloved New York food market denies report that it plans to liquidate
New York grocery chain Fairway Market on Wednesday denied a report that it plans to liquidate.
When it comes to hiring, millennials are killing it
Hiring managers focus most on millennials, followed by Gen Z, with baby boomers trailing. They're most intent on retaining Gen X.
Teen told no graduation because of deadlocks
Controversy erupted at a school board meeting on MLK Day.
Pompeo says he will testify in Trump impeachment trial if required
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday he would be ready to testify in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial if legally obliged to, as political squabbles over the process intensified in Washington.
Cops search for mystery thief living in grocery store ceiling
After several reports of possible break-ins and employees claiming to hear footsteps, police believe that a man has spent several weeks hiding up in the ceiling.
Death toll from Chinese coronavirus outbreak nearly doubles
The death toll from China’s deadly mystery virus has nearly doubled in less than 24 hours — with the number of fatalities climbing to 17 on Wednesday, according to reports. The Chinese province of Hubei has confirmed 17 deaths and more than 444 total cases of the coronavirus, which emerged in the capital of Wuhan,...
Video shows sick random attack on 70-year-old woman in Brooklyn
Disturbing video released by police Wednesday shows the moment a man randomly attacks a 70-year-old stranger in Brooklyn. The incident took place on Thursday in front of 148 Parkside Avenue in in Prospect Park South around 5:15 p.m. when the man randomly slugged the victim in the back of the head –– causing her to...
Arizona mother of 2 vacationing in Belize vanishes from small island, is 'feared no longer alive,' family says
An American mother of two vacationing in Belize disappeared over the weekend while she and her boyfriend camped on an island less than an acre in size, officials said Wednesday.
Fairway Market says it’s in talks to keep some stores operating
Fairway Market denied on Wednesday that it is preparing to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection, saying it’s in talks to save at least some stores. “Fairway has been engaged in a strategic process and expects to soon announce a value maximizing transaction that will provide for the ongoing operations of stores,” a company spokeswoman...
Utah bans conversion therapy for LGBTQ children
The Mormon church teaches that homosexual relationships are a sin.
Trump: Chinese coronavirus 'totally under control'
The CDC anticipates more cases in the U.S., but officials believe the risk to the American public at large is low.
Pam Keith's tweet about Kellyanne Conway's appearance slammed as 'vulgar, unprofessional'
Pam Keith attempted to shame White House counselor Kellyanne Conway Monday in a widely mocked tweet that focused on the physical appearance of both women.
Trump minimizes concussion-like injuries in Iraq attack as merely 'headaches'
President Donald Trump brushed aside the concussion-like injuries of U.S. service members as not "very serious," though VA and DOD consider them to be serious.
Trump dismisses injuries of US military troops, proves (again) there is no bottom
Before leaving the internal gathering at Davos, Switzerland, on Wednesday, President Donald Trump held a hastily scheduled press conference. In it, he was asked about the clear discrepancy between his initial claim that no Americans had been harmed in Iran's retaliatory strikes against a US base in Iraq and reports of 11 military personnel diagnosed with concussions and an unnamed number of others also being treated in the wake of the attack.
Kim Kardashian now claims Jay Leno inspired North West’s name
She took the idea more seriously after appearing on "The Tonight Show" in 2013.
Baby’s intense reaction to her first ice cream cone goes viral
The frozen treat eater was not about to let it go.
New York commuter train slams into tractor-trailer at railroad crossing
A commuter train in New York tore a tractor-trailer in half after slamming into it Tuesday night at a railroad crossing north of New York City.
U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments over public funds for religious schools
U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday began hearing arguments in a major religious rights case over whether states can bar public funding of religious institutions in a dispute over a Montana tax credit program beneficial to private religious schools.
Trump praises Tesla founder Elon Musk, compares him to Thomas Edison
President Trump compared Elon Musk to legendary inventor Thomas Edison Wednesday as he showered praise on the Tesla tycoon.
New On Netflix February 2020
Spend your Valentine's Day with Lara Jean and Peter Kavinsky.
Jessica Simpson reveals addiction to alcohol and pills in new memoir
"I was killing myself with all the drinking and pills," the singer shared.
UPDATE 1-Warren calls on big U.S. banks to disclose preparation for climate risk
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a contender for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, is asking the biggest U.S. banks for details on their assessments of and preparations for risks related to global warming.
Earth's oldest asteroid strike may have ended 'Snowball Earth'
Researchers have discovered the Earth's oldest asteroid impact crater, a 2.2 billion-year-old strike found in Western Australia. The space rock may have also ended a massive ice age that radically altered the planet's climate, known as "Snowball Earth."
Tornado strikes Oregon coast, minor damage reported
Residents along the Oregon coast got a gusty surprise on Tuesday when a tornado struck one community, leaving minor damage.
Consumer Confidence Fell After Trump's New Trade Agreement With China
Trump hailed the "phase one" trade agreement as "the biggest anybody has ever seen."