‘MAGA bomber’ lawyers ask judge for 10 years instead of life sentence

Attorneys for accused “MAGA bomber” Cesar Sayoc Jr., who faces life behind bars for shipping bomb-like devices to prominent Democrats last year, say that he should receive no more than 10 years and one month in prison for sending what they claim he intended to be hoax devices. In papers filed on Monday evening, public...
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Slowdown strikes Brooklyn buses as MTA contract talks wear on
A sweeping workers’ “rulebook” slowdown disrupted service for thousands of riders on more than a dozen Brooklyn bus lines during Friday’s morning commute as contract talks between the MTA and its biggest union wear on. The slowdown comes just days after The Post revealed that angry transit workers are organizing slowdowns to up pressure on...
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Black Panther star Angela Bassett's diet includes sweet potato brownies and bison
Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney Angela Bassett, who played Ramonda, the Queen Mother of Wakanda, in "Black Panther," says that she learned how to treat food as "fuel" when she became an actor. At home, she likes to cook with "healthy fats," and prefers bison over beef burgers, as well as a sweet potato brownie recipe made with cacao.  "No one knows the difference, but my body does," Bassett said.  Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. Angela Bassett says as we're headed in to "eating season," this November and December, it's important to remember that what we put in our bodies is the fuel that keeps us alive.  For the star, an ambassador for the American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association, heart health and healthy eating are personal. Bassett's mother, Betty Jane, died from type-2 diabetes-linked congestive heart failure in 2014. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: A podiatrist explains heel spurs, the medical condition Trump said earned him a medical deferment from VietnamSee Also:2 bodybuilders went vegan for a month and found the biggest downside was the gasWhat you should eat and drink to get over the flu, according to doctorsWhat you should avoid eating and drinking when you have the flu
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Prince William and Kate Middleton told off radio host for mocking Princess Charlotte
Prince William and Kate Middleton have no problem checking anyone when it comes to their children.
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This smart robot could become your cat’s new BFF — Future Blink
This smart robot gives your cat companionship — and exercise —while you're away by rolling around, spinning, and dancing. Read more...More about Tech, Cats, Mashable Video, Future Blink, and Ebo
The Best Thanksgiving Movies That Aren't About Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is nearly upon us, which, for those of us who avoid family during the holidays, means it’s a day dedicated to staring at your television or laptop’s screen for hours at a time. If you aren’t in the holiday spirit, perhaps because you’re spending it alone, we get it. Still, you don’t want to forget about…Read more...
Here’s where your electric vehicles sounds come from
The quiet vehicles have prompted regulations in the U.S. and Europe, requiring vehicles to make warning sounds to alert pedestrians. Read more...More about Tech, Cars, Transportation, Mashable Video, and Electric Cars
20 high-paying jobs requiring a bachelor's degree that are set to boom in the next 10 years
Portland Press Herald/Getty Images Many jobs that require a college degree or higher are set to grow rapidly in the next decade. Using employment projections from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we found the 20 jobs that typically require at least a bachelor's degree that are expected to have the highest employment growth rates between 2018 and 2028. Physician assistants and information security analysts top the list. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Nurse practitioners, information security analysts, and actuaries all require specialized education at a college or graduate level, and the US economy is set to add thousands of new jobs in these and other fields over the next decade or so.  Every two years, the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases employment projections for the United States. These estimate how many people are likely to be employed in various jobs over the next decade. The most recently released projections cover how employment is expected to change between 2018 and 2028. The projections also include typical educational requirements for each job. Using those projections, we found the 20 jobs that require a bachelor's degree or higher that the BLS projects will have the fastest employment percent growth rates over the decade. Here are the jobs, along with their median annual salaries as of May 2018, the most recently available data:20. Veterinarians: Employment is projected to rise from 84,500 in 2018 to 100,100 in 2028, an 18.4% increase. Leon Neal/Getty Images Median annual salary in 2018: $93,830 Typical educational requirement: Doctoral or professional degree 19. Athletic trainers: Employment is projected to rise from 31,100 in 2018 to 37,000 in 2028, an 18.8% increase. Otto Greule Jr / Stringer / Getty Images Median annual salary in 2018: $47,510 Typical educational requirement: Bachelor's degree 18. Interpreters and translators: Employment is projected to rise from 76,100 in 2018 to 90,700 in 2028, a 19.2% increase. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton Median annual salary in 2018: $49,930 Typical educational requirement: Bachelor's degree See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:14 jobs requiring a bachelor's degree that might not be around in 10 yearsThe 20 fastest-disappearing jobs in AmericaThe 20 most popular jobs of 2019SEE ALSO: 14 jobs requiring a bachelor's degree that might not be around in 10 years
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Nike shoes and clothing up to 40% off during pre-Black Friday sale
Your sneaker game is about to be all kinds of epic once you take a look through Nike’s current sale section — which is packed with some great deals ahead of Black Friday. You can currently score up to 40% off a variety of sale items, including shoes, clothing, accessories and equipment. 

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Nintendo, Walkmans, & VCRs: Japan reigned in tech. What happened?
Japan was once synonymous with cutting-edge technology. But now, the country only has a few unicorns. How did the country fall behind in the race to innovate?
Canadian Official Calls for Removal of Key Software From 737 Max
“MCAS has to go,” a manager at Canada’s aviation regulator said in an email to global peers, referring to software in the Boeing plane.
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The Challenge Vault: a locksport training tool and mechanical puzzle that teaches you to be a safecracker
Every year around this time, our friends at Sparrow Lockpicks (previously) come out with a incredibly clever, giftable addition to your locksport arsenal; I always buy a few of these for Christmas gifts (often for younger people on my list) and they're universally well received. This year, Sparrow's seasonal offering is the Challenge Vault, a safecracking practice box that is both a gorgeous artifact in its own right and a superb mechanical puzzle that can be made progressively harder by adding wheels that you access by opening the safe, which arrives set to the easiest setting. The box is also useful as a safe! That is, to the extent that any safe is useful -- and as with all locksport items, this doesn't just confer a better, deeper understanding of the mechanical principles behind locks (nor merely an improvement in fine motor skills and spatial reasoning): it also armors your intuition about whether the security measures you take in your own life are worthwhile, and thus whether the companies that make them are honest about the efficacy of their products. I played with a Challenge Vault prototype at the Atlseccon conference in Halifax last spring, and my thoughts have returned to it often since. It's a fiendishly clever little gadget, well-made and well thought-through, and I know I'll be buying some for the future lockpickers in my life this year. This is more than a puzzle box … this is safe cracking. Get ready to learn a new skill with this challenge. Read the rest
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Make your smartphone a microscope with this device — Future Blink
A small, compactable kit, DIPLE converts your phone camera into an essential scientific tool in the easiest way. Read more...More about Tech, Smartphone, Mashable Video, Microscope, and Future Blink
Watch Biden fire back at Graham: I'm embarrassed for you
Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden discusses Sen. Lindsey Graham's request to the State Department for documents related to Biden and his son's previous work in Ukraine in an interview with CNN's Don Lemon. - RSS Channel
NYC creates a high-level position to oversee ethics in AI
New York City wants to avoid bias in AI and other algorithms, and it's creating a role primarily to ensure that equal treatment. Mayor Bill de Blasio has issued an executive order creating a position for an Algorithms Management and Policy Officer....
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KitchenAid created a new online tool that lets you customize your stand mixer with personalized engravings, unique bowl designs, and more
KitchenAid KitchenAid is giving shoppers the option to customize its Artisan Series 5-Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer, including stand color, personalized engraving, bowl design, and more. The custom stand mixers are available from $279.99 and make a memorable and useful holiday gift for the baker or chef in your life. If you're shopping for more gifts, you can check out all our Holiday 2019 gift guides on Insider Picks. Product Embed: Product Name: KitchenAid Custom Stand Mixer Card Type: small Width: 100% Height: 150%   On November 21, KitchenAid launched a new tool that lets you customize the stand color, mixing bowl, and more when you purchase an Artisan Series 5-Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer. If you're looking to give a personalized kitchen gift or just upgrade your own stand mixer, this tool is a great place to start. The Artisan is an Insider Picks' favorite and the top pick in our guide to the best stand mixers.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:Adidas and 'Star Wars' launched their newest collaboration of space battle-themed Ultraboost sneakersThe best fitness trackers34 unique Etsy gifts that come with free shipping
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Joe Biden lashes out at protesters, telling one 'you listen to Bernie too much' and another to 'vote for Trump'
Reuters Former Vice President Joe Biden told an immigration activist who was questioning him on the Obama administration's record that he should "vote for Trump." At a campaign event in South Carolina on Thursday, Biden also rebuked an audience member who urged him not to accept money from corporations.  "I do not take money from corporations!" Biden said in response. "You listen to Bernie too much." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former Vice President Joe Biden lost his patience with protesters at a campaign event in Greenwood, South Carolina, on Thursday.  One of the protesters, identified by The New York Times as immigration rights activist Carlos Rojas, confronted Biden about the mass deportations that occurred under the Obama administration. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Extremists turned a frog meme into a hate symbol, but Hong Kong protesters revived it as an emblem of hopeSee Also:Obama says he's open to higher taxes on the wealthy, saying 'I've got a lot of room to pay more taxes'Tulsi Gabbard is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how she stacks up against the competition.Biden claims at debate that he has the support of 'the only black woman' elected to the Senate, to which Kamala Harris responds, 'the other one is here!'SEE ALSO: Andrew Yang says if he's elected president, he'll tell Putin: 'I'm sorry I beat your guy'
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Most Americans fear they've lost control of their personal information, as Facebook and Google continue to dominate the online ad market (GOOG, GOOGL, FB, AAPL)
Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Technology platforms like Google and Facebook are raking in record revenues from helping advertisers use personal information to target ads, as the industry continues to grow. At the same time, an overwhelming majority of Americans are concerned about companies harvesting their personal information and say the risks outweigh the benefits, according to a new survey from Pew Research Center. The survey found that people feel paralyzed by a lack of understanding about how companies use their data and an inability to do anything about it. The complexity of data privacy issues has prevented both companies and the government from finding one-size-fits-all solutions. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As people's personal information becomes increasingly valuable, an overwhelming majority of Americans are concerned about what companies like Facebook or Google are doing with that data. According to a new survey from the Pew Research Center, 79% of Americans are either somewhat or very concerned about how companies use the data they collect. At the same time, 81% don't even feel like they have control over what data is collected.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Watch Elon Musk unveil his latest plan for conquering MarsSee Also:Google is offering a $1.5 million reward to anyone who can pull off a complex Android hackApple's AirPods Pro have replaced Powerbeats Pro as my go-to workout headphonesSacha Baron Cohen tore into Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook over hate speech, violence, and political liesSEE ALSO: Apple CEO Tim Cook explains the 'revelation' he had late in life that led him to realize his 'highest value'
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Journey down a rabbit hole created by Barry Bonds’ ‘Untitled’ career
We’ve made a lot of videos at SB Nation. Like this one. We made that, probably. Sometimes, after we make a video, we’ll realize that video contains a whole bunch of tangents to other stuff we’ve made. Episode 3 of Untitled, which explains everything that happened to stop Barry Bonds from winning a World Series, is one such video. If, after (or before!) watching that Bonds episode, you want to dive even further down any of various rabbit holes, here’s some more stuff we recommend you watch. Maybe you left this episode fixated on Bonds’s individual greatness. Well, our pal Jon Bois once demonstrated that Bonds was so ridiculously frightening to pitchers that he could have had a very good 2004 season without using a bat: If you came away from Untitled thinking less “Bonds was amazing at sports” and more “Bonds was kind of a dick,” well, we’ve got even more to watch about his distaste for Jeff Kent, which was mutual, and included that 2002 dugout brawl: One important event in this Untitled is the final out of the 1992 NLCS between Bonds’s Pirates and the Atlanta Braves. You’ll already know how it ends, but if you want to know even more about what came before that legendary play, there’s a whole episode of Rewinder digging into the relevant background and context: Also mentioned in Untitled is how often the National League teams advancing at Bonds’ expense went on to win the World Series. That includes the Marlins in 1997 and 2003, with the 2001 Diamondbacks in between. Those Bonds foes had some compelling stories of their own. The Marlins’ bizarre up-and-down-and-up-again-and-then-even-more-down-somehow trajectory is captured in this episode of Collapse: (If you want to ride a tangent off that tangent, the Jose Mesa vs. Omar Vizquel beef budded directly off the outcome of that ‘97 World Series finish. Also, the saddest plate appearance of all time came from a Giants-Marlins game. We warned you about the rabbit holes.) Meanwhile, Arizona’s path to the 2001 World Series vs. the Yankees, which came down to a thrilling walkoff, is covered in this episode of Rewinder: Oh, and one more! Perhaps you noticed Bonds’s manager, Dusty Baker, making some dubious decisions, including the fateful pitching change in Game 6 of the World Series. Well, uh ... it got worse for Dusty, but not with the Giants: Oh, and if you’re a Giants fan and that Untitled episode made you sad about the ‘90s and 2000s ... we’ve got a Rewinder about good ol’ 2014: So yeah, we’ve made a lot of videos.
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The Gin & It Is the Perfect Cold Weather 'Martini'
I have made many cocktails in my time, but I am absolute garbage at remembering ratios. For that reason, I really appreciate recipes that call for equal parts of ingredients—even I, with my very scattered brain, can remember something like that.Read more...
Carmen Maria Machado’s New Memoir Is an Unflinching Look at an Abusive Queer Relationship
In the Dream House explores some of the worst things.
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28 places in America with the harshest winters
Spencer Platt / Getty Winter is the harbinger of snow, bitter winds, freezing temperatures, and plenty of darkness. In the US, the intensity of the season varies across the country. While many Americans complain about winter, some cities and states have more reason to whine than others. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Northern cities like Anchorage, Buffalo, and Minneapolis are known for their punishing winters. But the US has dozens of cities and many more small towns where the season is just as bad — or worse. Some experience plunging temperatures far below freezing, or hundreds of inches of snowfall, or months with barely any sunshine. Others have ice-storms that coat entire cities in inches of slippery ice. Here are 28 places with some of the harshest winters in America.Anchorage, Alaska, gets 74.5 inches of snow per year on average. The record fall was 133 inches in 2012. It remains below freezing for most of winter, and on top of that, it gets about 20 days where temperatures fall below 0 degrees Fahrenheit. Associated Press Sources: Current Results, CNN Fairbanks, Alaska, is known for dog sledding and the Northern Lights, which prompted the town to create a fifth season, known as the Aurora Season. It gets brutally cold. In 2017, temperatures dropped to -50 degrees Fahrenheit. Scott Chesney / Picture Alliance / Getty Source: Washington Post, USA Today Utqiaġvik, formerly Barrow, Alaska, is the most northern town in the US, and is plunged into darkness from November to January. The darkness is so off-putting people sometimes call the police station to find out what day or time it is. Temperatures also remain on average below zero from December to March, and can often fall to -27 degrees Fahrenheit. David L. Ryan / The Boston Globe / Getty Source: Business Insider See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:Heat waves and floods shattered records. Fires ravaged the Arctic and the Amazon. This was the climate crisis in 2019.The 9 states with the worst homelessness crises reveal how bad the housing crunch has gotten in US citiesCompanies like Walmart, CVS, and Amazon are beefing up their healthcare strategies. Here are their plans to upend the $3.5 trillion industry.SEE ALSO: Scientists say these 11 major cities could become unlivable within 80 years DON'T MISS: The 50 most miserable cities in America, based on census data
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Metal Wants to Float, Once It’s Etched With a Fricking Laser
An absurdly powerful laser can trap an air bubble in a layer of metal, so that it’ll float no matter what.
Trump says administration to take 'good look' at Hong Kong rights bill
President Donald Trump said on Friday his administration would take a "good luck" at a Hong Kong bill that passed the U.S. Congress nearly unanimously, as lawmakers awaited his decision on whether he would sign it into law or issue a veto.
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I've been picking the skin on my fingers until it bleeds for as long as I can remember. This is how I finally stopped.
I've had dermatillomania, or compulsive skin-picking, for as long as I can remember.  After dealing with shame and worry for years, I decided one New Years that I would work on kicking the habit for good. Many expensive manicures and bottles of hand cream later, I finally got to a place I'm proud of.  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. I clutched my mangled fingers together under the table as the woman across from me playfully scolded the owner of the restaurant — a neighborhood spot in a neighborhood full of billionaires — in broken French.  It was the first time I'd been invited to post-work drinks with this clique of Wall Street women, with their perfect, smooth, bejeweled fingers lifting forkfuls of tuna tartare. As a journalist at a finance-news giant a few blocks away, I might have looked like I belonged there. Instead, I was disoriented. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:In a political landscape dominated by class warfare, 2019 was the year movies ate the richI bought a $79 bidet attachment for my toilet in an effort to be more eco-friendly and hygienic — and now I can't imagine not having onePOWER RANKING: Here's who has the best chance of becoming the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee
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Watch Michelle Obama and Ellen perform duet about her new journal
Michelle Obama and Ellen DeGeneres just pulled off a hilarious duet to promote the former FLOTUS' new project.
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Google bans microtargeting and “false claims” in political ads
Google's new policy, like Twitter's, is a shot across Facebook's bow.
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Apple has a problem with user reviews: It (still) doesn’t care
Apple has a reputation for listening too little to user concerns. Two separate incidents in the past week demonstrate the need for executive-level change.
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Alaska man arrested after drugs found in spoiled goat guts
A 71-year-old Alaska man is under federal arrest after he was found with $400,000 in illegal drugs hidden in spoiled goat intestines at an airport
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Opinion: To defend Trump, Republicans spew wacky, wild-eyed conspiracy theories
Two weeks of impeachment hearings have revealed as much about the Republican Party as they did about the President's actions toward Ukraine. - RSS Channel
To defend Trump, Republicans spew wacky, wild-eyed conspiracy theories
What the protection of Trump — despite damning impeachement testimony — exposes is how much the GOP has changed: the pursuit of partisan power overwhelms almost any concern for norms, governance and even national security, writes Julian Zelizer.
How to Cut a Mango Without Cutting Your Hand
Eating a mango is like taking a mini vacation in your mouth—all of a sudden, you’re transported somewhere sunny and warm, even if you’re not. But as tasty as they are, they can be a little tricky to cut up. Luckily, this instructional video demonstrates how to cut off big, clean slices from a mango around its flat,…Read more...
Fashion experts reveal the 12 items from your 2010 wardrobe that you should get rid of
Getty/Theo Wargo Some popular trends of the 2010s are predicted to fall out of fashion in the 2020s.  Neon colors, skinny jeans, patterned leggings, and chunky sneakers are on their way out.  Professionals told Insider that cold-shoulder tops and garments with lace accents won't be as popular next year. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Although some fashions are timeless, a few major trends from the 2010s are predicted to fade in the next decade in order to make way for fresh new looks.  To figure out what's here to stay and what's on its way out, Insider spoke to a range of style experts. Here are some fashions from the past decade that experts predict will be out of favor in the 2020s. Skinny jeans will be ousted in favor of looser styles. Getty/Theo Wargo Skinny jeans may have been a staple in your closet for the past decade, but professional fashion-trend analyst and forecaster Marie-Michèle Larivée told Insider that they are on their way out.  "The skinny shape took over the jeans market in early 2010; It was the key shape to wear. However, fashion is a cycle and the pendulum is slowly swinging to the other extreme. Skinny jeans will be replaced by a looser fit of jeans and a flared leg," said Larivée.  Boot-cut and relaxed, boyfriend-style jeans are poised to become the standard jean silhouette of the 2020s, she explained. Culottes, palazzo pants, and even bell-bottoms will also likely be hot items in the coming decade. Ultra-high heels will be swapped out for lower, trendier footwear. Kim Kyung Hoon/Reuters Although 4-, 5-, and 6-inch heels were considered de rigueur for evening wear in the 2010s, television fashion stylist Cindy Conroy told Insider that lower heels and dressy flats will rule the 2020s.  "I'm happy to say stilt-like heels are taking a major fashion nap. Likely because no one can comfortably walk in them for extended periods of time," said Conroy. Ankle-breaking stilettos may be out, but fancy footwear is still in vogue. Conroy told Insider that ultra-high heels will be replaced with comfort-driven shoes like slides, flats, sandals, and exaggerated chunky heels.  Ripped jeans are on their way out. atdigit/Shutterstock Fashion publicist Isoke Salaam told Insider that the days of sorting through racks of ripped jeans may soon be over.  "Ripped jeans popped back up about seven years ago and they have been hanging on. However, they're on their way out," said Salaam. "Though they work for concerts and maybe festivals, ripped jeans don't work for most restaurants or first impressions. Instead, polished and classic styles are here to stay." To keep up with changing trends, Salaam suggests wearing a slim pair of black, cropped jeans instead of shredded denim. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:11 photos that show why Ashley Graham is the queen of maternity fashion30 of the most popular movies of the year, ranked from worst to best10 things you must see in London that aren't Big Ben
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Exclusive: UniCredit clinches deal to cut exposure to Turkish lender Yapi Kredi - sources
UniCredit has struck a deal to reduce its exposure to Turkey's Yapi Kredi , three sources told Reuters, a move seen as a first step toward the Italian bank's full exit from the recession-hit country.
How Tania Avalos wants you to remember her family
The photo of Oscar and Valeria Ramirez, the father and daughter who drowned crossing the Rio Grande to the U.S., was seen around the world. Tania Avalos, their wife and mother, talks about her family, their journey and how it ended for the first time. 60 Minutes reports, Sunday
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Iran declares victory over protesters after week of deadly unrest
Amnesty International says at least 106 were killed, but many inside and outside Iran believe the death toll is much higher
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Trump claims Marie Yovanovitch wouldn’t hang his portrait at embassy
"This ambassador that everybody says was so wonderful, she wouldn't hang my picture in the embassy," Trump told "Fox and Friends" in a wide-ranging interview.
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A dog drove a car in circles around a Florida neighborhood for a hour, and it turns out he wasn't half bad
WPBF A dog drove around a cul-de-sac in Port Saint Lucie, Florida, for an hour on Thursday before police stopped him.  The dog was surprisingly good at driving. In the hour he was behind the wheel, driving in reverse, he only hit a mailbox and a couple garbage bins.  Police think that the dog's owner left the dog in a running car and stepped out. That's when the dog inexplicably took the wheel. Ruff trip. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. At around 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, neighbors in Port Saint Lucie, Florida, spotted a silver sedan driving in circles around a cul-de-sac. The car appeared to be driverless, but there was someone behind the wheel: A dog. Specifically, a dog named Max. "I saw this car going around in a circle and it was doing it for about an hour. And when the cops got the door open, a black dog jumped out, I was like, 'They should give that thing a license,'" neighbor Anne Sabol told WPBF-TV.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: 9 items to avoid buying at CostcoSee Also:This dog is best friends with a ferret, and the photos of their unlikely friendship will make your daySan Francisco airport's first therapy pig takes selfies with passengers and entertains them by playing a toy pianoAn Australian woman nearly lost an eye and needed 25 stitches to her face after she was mauled by a kangaroo while walking her dog
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Susan Sarandon suffers concussion, fractured nose after fall
She used the opportunity to endorse Bernie Sanders.
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Woman accused of urging boyfriend's suicide via text pleads not guilty
Inyoung You, the 21-year-old woman accused of urging her boyfriend Alexander Urtula to kill himself via text, pleaded not guilty in Boston court Friday.
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White Sox are entering free agency with an open wallet
The Chicago White Sox are making up for last winter’s missed opportunities. After losing the sweepstakes for the services of star free agent Manny Machado a year ago, the White Sox haven’t been shy about opening up their checkbook during the 2019 MLB free agency period. On Thursday, Chicago inked catcher Yasmani Grandal to a...
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Amazon pulls "racist" skin-lightening products
High mercury levels also cited as a reason for the controversial cosmetic products to be removed from its site
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Bloomberg launches eight-figure TV ad campaign as he is expected to run for president
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg places upward of $25.4 million worth of television ads as he is expected to jump into presidential race.
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Woman battling anorexia says girls’ trip saved her life
A 20-year-old British woman who battled anorexia for two years and dropped down to just 84 pounds credits a girls’ trip for saving her life. Chloe Frame told South West News Service, a British news agency, that her anorexia began two years ago when her parents were going through a divorce. At the time, starving...
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Republican Senators, White House Map Out Impeachment Trial
The White House has stepped up its outreach to Capitol Hill as the House impeachment inquiry gathers steam.
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Student advocate sets the scene at 2019 Women Leaders Global Forum
Student advocate and #Girl2Leader Delegate Mariana Frenk Knaul sets the scene in Wednesday's first session on gender based violence at the 2019 Women Leaders Global Forum in Reykjavik, Iceland.
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Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes just made Demi Lovato feel old
"I feel old now but It's totally worth it."
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‘The time is now to have a federal privacy bill,’ says Tim Cook
Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Congress has been struggling for years to pass a federal data privacy law, but on Friday, lawmakers gained an unexpected ally in Apple CEO Tim Cook. In an interview with ABC News, the executive said big tech companies haven’t corrected their mistakes, and it’s time for the government to step in — ideally with a federal privacy bill. “I think we can all admit that when you’ve tried to do something and companies haven’t self policed, that it’s time to have rigorous regulation,” he explained, “and I think we’ve passed that time.” But while many are focused on splitting up companies like Facebook into separate, smaller entities, Cook also said regulators are too focused on antitrust action and not focused enough on data privacy. Breaking up... Continue reading…
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