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Suspect Arrested In Death Of African American Museum Founder Discovered In Car Trunk

Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, was a community fixture in Baton Rouge, La. Police say the suspect was one of Roberts-Joseph's tenants who was behind on his rent.
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Iowa psychologist allegedly watched porn, developed ‘emotional affair’ with violent sex offender
An Iowa psychologist who treated the state’s most dangerous sex offenders has been accused of developing an “emotional affair” with a violent predator — even watching pornography with him, according to a disturbing new report. Shannon Smith Sanders, 38, the director of the treatment program at the Civil Commitment Unit for Sex Offenders in Cherokee,...
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Chinese airlines turn to Asia as long-haul losses pile up
BENGALURU/BEIJING - Chinese airlines are adding seats on short- and mid-range Asian flights in a strategic shift away from prestigious but loss-making North American routes to a market that promises better returns and growth.
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Prosecutor killed in freak accident when gun goes off in court
A prominent South African prosecutor was killed in court this week by a loaded gun that discharged when it somehow fell, according to reports. Addelaid Ann Ferreira, 51, was in Ixopo regional court when the weapon was introduced as an exhibit in a robbery case, fell and accidentally fired, the Sunday Times reported. The lawyer...
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Israel moves closer to third elections after political kingmaker refuses to back Netanyahu or Gantz
A third Israeli election within 12 months now appears more likely after political kingmaker Avigdor Liberman refused to back either Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu or former IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz, leaving both without the seats necessary to form a coalition.
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England women set for major boost with Dawn Scott appointment
US high performance coach to join Neville’s staffFA backing manager despite recent poor resultsThe FA’s bid to help Phil Neville turn the Lionesses into world beaters is set to receive a major boost with the announcement that US Women’s National Team’s high performance coach Dawn Scott has been recruited to his staff. Related: If Phil Neville stays on as England manager then he has to be bold | Suzanne Wrack Continue reading...
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A 16-year-old was arrested for using a remote-controlled car to smuggle drugs across the border, officials say
The teenager was found hiding in thick brush along the US-Mexico border. When they searched him, agents found a remote-controlled car and bags filled with 50 packages of methamphetamine, Customs and Border Protection said.
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Ambassador Gordon Sondland testifies there was a quid pro quo in Trump’s Ukraine dealings
Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland said in his opening statement to House impeachment investigators that he raised concerns about a “quid pro quo” that tied a White house visit for Ukraine’s president to investigations President Trump wanted into Joe Biden and his son and the 2016 election. Sondland also said he came to understand...
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When Republicans say "How will you pay for Medicare for All?" Democrats should answer: "Mexico will pay for it"
The "pay-for game" is that gotcha game that Conservatives like to play, wherein the ridiculous boondoggles favored by the right (billions for Trump's wall, more than a trillion in tax cuts for the wealthy, massive increases in Pentagon and intelligence agency spending, even a $16 million bomb used for no military reason) can be financed with infinite amounts of deficit spending, while any program that benefits the majority of America needs has to be "fully funded," generally by making cuts in other programs that benefit the majority of America -- something that the idiotic Democratic establishment has bought into. When Republicans are asked how they'll pay for their corporate welfare, authoritarian up-armoring, mass surveillance and military adventures, they are silent, or, if they are Donald Trump, the insist that "Mexico will pay for it." America has spent $10b on Trump's wall so far (Trump picked a design that can be carved through in minutes with a $100 reciprocating saw and a $15 blade), a downpayment on the $21b+ that Trump has pledged to spend. On the campaign trail, Trump promised the "Mexico would pay for the wall" more than 200 times on the campaign trail. Trump has added $4t to the national debt in less than 3 years in office. Republican' "pay-for game" is an unfunny joke: they are the party of fiscal irresponsibility and unfunded liabilities, while Democrats are the party of paying for programs with a proven ROI: public health, public education, sustainable energy, green resiliency, public infrastructure, and other programs that deliver more dollars out than the government puts in to them. Read the rest
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The 20 nations that have qualified for Euro 2020 so far, how they made it, and who their star player has been
Getty 20 teams have now qualified for UEFA Euro 2020. The tournament is being held across 12 different countries next summer and kicks off in Rome, Italy on June 12. Four additional teams can still qualify for the tournament via the play-offs, which will be played in March 2020. Here's every country who has made the cut so far, how they did it, and who was their best player during qualifying.  Read more of our soccer stories here. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. England Getty/Marc Atkins England lost just once en route to qualifying for next summer's tournament, sealing its place with an emphatic 7-0 victory over Montenegro on November 14 in what was the country's 1000th ever competitive fixture.  Star player in qualifying: Harry Kane became the only Englishman in history to score in every qualifying game during a single campaign, hitting 12 in 8 matches. Czech Republic Getty/Thomas Eisenhuth One-goal victories over both England and Kosovo proved to be the pivotal moments in Jaroslav Silhavy's side ensuring its safe passage to Euro 2020.  Star player in qualifying: Vladimir Darida's all-action displays in the middle of the park have been a key part of the Republic's progression.  Ukraine Getty/Marco Bertorello Ukraine surprised everyone by beating Portugal to claim the top spot in Group B. Andriy Shevchenko's side won six of its eight games, including a 2-1 victory over Cristiano Ronaldo and Co.  Star player in qualifying: 23-year-old Roman Yaremchuk benefitted from having striking icon Shevchenko as his coach, scoring four times.  See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:Gareth Bale celebrated with a flag that read 'Wales. Golf. Madrid. In that order' after he helped secure his country's qualification to Euro 2020A 19-year-old scores so many goals he's starting to sleep with his winning footballs, calls them his 'girlfriends,' and says Manchester United links are 'boring as f---'Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly yelled 'what the f---?' at Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri after he was substituted in the 55th minute against AC Milan
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This is Taco Bell's answer to the chicken sandwich wars. But is it even a sandwich?
The Texmex chain's fried, spicy Crispy Tortilla Chicken isn't enjoyed between two buns, but it can be rolled up in a taco.
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Liverpool hope £50m Kirkby training facility will inspire academy players
New facility to replace Melwood training ground next seasonAcademy prospects and first team will be brought togetherLiverpool are on course for next summer’s move to a new £50m training facility in Kirkby that manager Jürgen Klopp believes will inspire the club’s academy prospects in their pursuit of a first team place. Related: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain feels he is almost back to his best after injury Continue reading...
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PSA's small car platforms should be favored in FCA merger: executive
Small car platforms developed by France's Peugeot should be favored if plans to merge PSA and FiatChrysler go ahead, PSA executive Gaetano Thorel told Reuters on Wednesday.
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A 'Joker' sequel is reportedly in the works after the movie passed $1 billion, breaking the R-rated box-office record
Warner Bros. A "Joker" sequel is in the works with director Todd Phillips in talks to return as director, The Hollywood Reporter reported on Wednesday. Phillips was also granted the rights to develop "at least one other DC story," according to THR. "Joker" hit $1 billion at the global box office last week, becoming the first R-rated movie to do so. Phillips hinted that a "Joker" sequel would "have to have some thematic resonance" in an interview with The Los Angeles Times last week. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. You don't get to $1 billion at the global box office without Hollywood considering a sequel. A "Joker" sequel is in the works with Todd Phillips in talks to return as director, The Hollywood Reporter reported on Wednesday. The violent origin movie for Batman's popular nemesis cracked $1 billion last week, becoming the first R-rated movie to do so.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Behind the scenes with Shepard Smith — the Fox News star who just announced his resignation from the networkSee Also:The 'Justice League' Snyder Cut movement got a big burst of support from stars like Ben Affleck and Gal Gadot, and fans hope it will appear on HBO Max'Joker' will cross $1 billion at the box office today, becoming the first R-rated movie in history to do so'Joker' director hints at what he'd want in a sequel as the movie nears $1 billion at the box office
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Is it time to restrict nude scenes to the over 50s?
Emilia Clarke’s experience on Game of Thrones highlights how young actors can feel exploited, so only showing wrinkly bodies might redress the balanceGame of Thrones has not had the best press of late. The finale was bad, the showrunners appeared to demean their own fans at a film festival and HBO had to perform an embarrassing about-face when it came to making a prequel. Could it get any worse?Thanks to Emilia Clarke’s recent appearance on Dax Shepherd’s podcast, it could. During her interview, she describes having to resist pressure to appear nude on the show. “I’ve had fights on set before where I’m like: ‘No, the sheet stays up,’ and they’re like, ‘You don’t wanna disappoint your Game of Thrones fans.’ And I’m like: ‘Fuck you.’” Continue reading...
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Watch the Army's elite Night Stalkers conduct nighttime helicopter air-to-air refueling
Senior Airman Daniel Snider / US Air Force / DVIDS The US Army's 160 Special Operations Aviation Regiment is a highly specialized unit that flies other elite units into combat. Night HAAR (Helicopter Air-to-Air Refueling) is one of the key capabilities of the 160th SOAR. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The 160th SOAR is a highly specialized combat aviation unit headquartered at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky that supports elite US and coalition combat units like Army Special Forces, Naval Special Warfare (SEALs) and other special operations units. 160th SOAR mainly operate at night (hence their name) in attack, assault, reconnaissance, infiltration and exfiltration, and any kind of known or unknown special operations you may imagine. Indeed, the "Night Stalkers" are quite famous for the raid to capture Osama bin Laden, Operation Neptune's Spear, on May 1, 2011.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: These are the favorite weapons of the Army Special Operations ForcesSee Also:Check out this F-117 Nighthawk stealth aircraft being restored for display at the Ronald Reagan LibraryThe head of the Army awarded two West Point cadets who were in the right place at the right time to save a man's lifeThe story behind a rare 2-plane U-2 spy plane mission over CaliforniaSEE ALSO: Meet the Night Stalkers, the pilots who fly SEALs and Delta Force to their most dangerous and secretive operations
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The Launch of Disney+, the War on Billionaires, and the 4-Day Work Week
Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss several topics from a busy news week, including the launch of Disney+ (what does it mean for Netflix?), the growing public animosity towards billionaires, and proposals to move to a 4-day work week.
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5-year-old girl left with hole in throat after falling on toothbrush
A 5-year-old girl was reportedly left with an inch-wide hole in her throat after she fell off her bed with a toothbrush in her mouth, according to her distressed dad, who is warning other parents in the wake of the frightening accident. Mitchell Gravenmier, 27, of Utah said that just before he was readying to...
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The world’s first all-carbon superyacht is on sale for over $30 million — take a peek inside the flashy gold vessel
SuperYachtsMonaco Launched in 2014, Khalilah was the first all-carbon yacht ever built. The yacht (from US shipyard Palmer Johnson) has a distinctive gold exterior.  Khalilah was a standout at this year's Monaco Yacht Show in September, where its flashy exterior turned heads.  The vessel is currently listed for sale through SuperYachtsMonaco and G-Yachts with an asking price of €28.5 million (or roughly $31 million).  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The world's first all-carbon yacht is for sale, with an asking price of €28.5 million (or roughly $31 million). The vessel, known as Khalilah, was constructed using all-carbon composites, designed to offer optimal fuel consumption and a top speed of 26 knots. The superyacht also has a distinctive gold exterior, made with custom Cordova Gold, and was a showstopper at this year's Monaco Yacht Show.  Featuring five guest rooms — including two master suites — Khalilah can fit 11 guests on board, in addition to nine crew members. The yacht is currently listed for sale or charter through both SuperYachtsMonaco and G-Yachts. Here's a closer look at Khalilah.Khalilah is the world's first all-carbon yacht. Its carbon composite construction was designed to give optimal fuel consumption, even when cruising at its max speed of 26 knots. In addition, it has an exterior finish of custom Cordova gold. SuperYachtsMonaco The yacht also doesn't need speed stabilizers because of its 10.8 meter beam. Source: SuperYachtsMonaco The interiors, designed by the team at Palmer Johnson, are said to mix "contemporary chic" with "Asian influence." And, with five bedrooms — including two master suites — the yacht can house 11 people, in addition to a nine-person crew. SuperYachtsMonaco Source: SuperYachtsMonaco The master bedrooms are both finished with bleached birch wood and feature floor-to-ceiling windows, offering panoramic views of the ocean. SuperYachtsMonaco Source: SuperYachtsMonaco See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:The 25 travel destinations you need to visit in 2020, according to National GeographicThe 15 most expensive homes sold in the US over the past decade, rankedHere's the income you need to live comfortably in every state in the USSEE ALSO: The $200 million superyacht once owned by a fugitive businessman and later rented by Kylie Jenner for her 22nd birthday is now for sale — take a look inside DON'T MISS: You can rent the James Bond villain's 'floating lair' from 'Casino Royale' — for about $72,000 a week. Take a look inside the sleek yacht.
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A retiree who stopped working at 54 says he's able to live and travel the world on $24,000 a year thanks to 3 money-saving strategies
Courtesy of Bill Davidson Bill Davidson, 60, retired at age 54 after a career in marketing. He and his wife, Rose, prioritize traveling, and have made it possible even on a relatively small budget. He says that using credit card miles for airfare, being smart about timeshares, and moving to a more affordable area are key to his lifestyle. Read more personal finance coverage.  Even though they live on a small budget in retirement, Bill Davidson and his wife, Rose, have managed to make the most of it. The Davidsons "live very comfortably" on about $24,000 per year between their two pensions and retirement savings from a 401(k) and an IRA Davidson started when he was 30. "Over the last several years, we've traveled about a third of the time," says Davidson, who retired at age 54 after a career in marketing. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Taylor Swift is the world's highest-paid celebrity. Here's how she makes and spends her $360 million.See Also:I'm putting 100% of my savings towards retirement instead of my kids' college, and a financial planner told me it's the right thing to doI was too scared to invest during the last recession, but I won't be making that mistake againMany Americans are planning to work through retirement, even if they don't need the money
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Former soccer star Koke arrested after cops find literal ton of hash
Former Malaga striker Sergio Contreras Pardo, known as Koke, has reportedly been arrested after cops confiscated a ton of hashish as part of an alleged drug trafficking ring. EuroWeekly claims, as first reported by ElConfidencial, that the Guardia Civil carried out 11 raids involving a total of 150 officers as part of a major operation...
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It's time to add internet slang 'ship' to the dictionary
I came of age online. LiveJournal and Tumblr were fixtures for me in the early 2010s, when Harry Potter fan-fiction was written at warp speed and Tumblr had not yet banned adult content. In those days, one could not go far without running into the internet slang term “ship.” Ship, a term so ubiquitous in fandom it has its own Wikipedia page, was immortalized on Urban Dictionary in 2003, in noun and verb form. Noun, short for relationship. Verb, to endorse a romantic relationship.  While the concept of wanting two fictional characters to have sex/fall in love predates “ship,” the term reportedly first entered the online forum sphere in the 1990s with The X-Files. Fans who wanted to see Mulder and Scully together were known as “relationshippers,” which was truncated to just “R’shippers,” and finally just “shippers.”  Read more...More about Dating, Ship, Oxford English Dictionary, Dictionaries, and Culture
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The one impeachment witness who Republicans can't claim is a 'Never Trumper' just threw Trump under the bus
Jonathan Ernst/Reuters US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland in his testimony to impeachment investigators on Wednesday implicated the highest levels of the Trump administration — including the president. Sondland also testified there was an explicit quid pro quo involving a White House meeting that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky desired and investigations into Trump's political rivals. Sondland is a documented Trump loyalist who donated $1 million to the president's inauguration committee.  US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland threw President Donald Trump under the bus in his opening statement during the fourth day of impeachment hearings on Wednesday. Sondland, 62, a wealthy hotelier from Oregon, also implicated Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and former National Security Adviser John Bolton.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:LIVE: Gordon Sondland throws Trump, Pompeo, and Bolton under the bus and comes armed with new texts and emailsThe Army is prepared to move Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman and his family to a safe location if necessaryTrump and Republicans zero in on decorated Army officer Alexander Vindman wearing his military uniform to impeachment hearings
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Video shows heroic Australian woman brave raging flames to save a badly-wounded, crying koala from a bushfire
Youtube/The Sun A woman in Australia saved a badly-wounded, crying koala from a bushfire in New South Wales in Australia.  Video footage shows  how Toni Doherty rushed to pick the animal up from a tree surrounded by flames, using her own t-shirt to scoop him up into her arms.  The koala was then washed and wrapped in a blanket before being taken away to the Port Macquarie Koala Hospital, according to 9News. Six people have died as a result of the fires in the state of New South Wales since October, and 577 homes have been destroyed, according to The Associated Press. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories.  A woman in Australia saved a crying koala from a bush fire by taking her shirt off and scooping the whimpering animal up with it, away from the scorching flames.  9News Sydney named the woman who rescued the koala as Toni Doherty. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Here's how to escape a flooding vehicleSee Also:Photos and video of Prince Andrew at glamorous French Riviera events appear to contradict his claim in BBC interview that he 'never really partied'13 photos show Sydney under a blanket of smoke as bushfires continue to ravage the regionA Saudi Arabian princess and rights activist who 'fell off the radar' in late 2018 is reportedly detained under house arrest with 24/7 surveillance
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2019 could be Earth’s second-hottest year, NOAA finds
2019 is poised to be either the second or third-warmest year on record, according to newly released data from the U.S. government.
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Oxford Union president resigns after outcry over treatment of blind student
The president of the Oxford Union -- a well-known university debating society -- has resigned following the outcry over his handling of an incident involving a blind student being "dragged by his ankles" and then ejected from the debating chamber last month.
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Don’t dismiss the ‘other’ political parties: they might be the future | Alan Finlayson
Groups that existed on the fringe of British politics a generation ago have recently become key playersIn the 1970s, when I was still at primary school, I was convinced that Britain had four parties: Conservative, Labour, Liberal and Others. Those were the parties listed by the BBC when it showed the running totals of seats on election night.When I realised my mistake, the word “others” continued to intrigue me. And I’ve come to think that one way of understanding the last quarter-century of British politics is as the slow reveal of what lay behind that label. In our fragmented political culture, parties that once didn’t warrant a namecheck now help make the running. Continue reading...
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Uber to Record Audio During Rides
Riders and drivers can record audio for each trip, but only Uber customer support agents will be able to listen to the recordings 'to better understand an incident.'
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UK PM Johnson: I have never seen evidence of Russian interference
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday he had never seen any evidence of Russian interference in any British democracy.
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Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh indicted on federal charges relating to shady book deal
Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh was hit with federal corruption charges Wednesday related to a shady children’s book deal that prompted her resignation. Pugh is accused of improperly tapping into the nearly $800,000 in proceeds from her lucrative “Healthy Holly” book deal, including to buy and renovate a home in Baltimore, pay down personal debt...
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8-year-old girl denied school photos due to hair extensions gets empowering photoshoot
When this Michigan third-grader was denied school photos because of her red hair extensions, a photographer reached out to provide the girl her very own photoshoot – and the results are empowering.
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Roland MC-101 review: Beats, bass and batteries
If you think Roland's nostalgia-infused music gear is a new thing, think again. As far back as the mid-'90s (and maybe beyond), the company was cashing in on the gravitas of some of its legendary instruments. In 1996, the company introduced the MC-30...
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5 great Apple Arcade games you may have missed
When Apple Arcade launched in September, the subscription service debuted with an incredible number of games — so many, in fact, that it could be hard to find the best things to play. In the ensuing weeks and months, a steady trickle of new games has hit the platform, making that search even harder. Apple Arcade is now home to more than 100 games, and while the top end is full of great titles, the quality varies quite a bit. And that’s become even more true as the service has become more crowded. The huge number of games, compared with the relatively quiet way Apple goes about releasing them, means there’s a good chance you missed some of the better titles to hit the service. (A holiday season filled with lengthy blockbusters like Death... Continue reading…
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Officer shot in head, teen boy hurt during 'chaotic' pursuit of bank robber
A 17-year veteran officer with the Chicago police is recovering after he was shot in the skull during a gun battle with bank robbery suspect Tuesday night.
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Film-maker who sparked Egypt protests launches opposition movement
Mohamed Ali, whose videos revealed corruption, is to coordinate efforts to force President Sisi outMohamed Ali, the filmmaker who sparked rare street protests in Egypt two months ago with his revelations about corruption in his country, has launched a plan to coordinate a new opposition movement dedicated to saving the Egyptian economy and democracy.Ali making his announcement in London on Wednesday said he was acting to bring together the liberals, the Muslim Brotherhood and the April 6 movement together in a move that could end with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi forced to stand down. Continue reading...
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New Sri Lankan leader's brother to be sworn in as PM: spokesman
New Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's brother, former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, will be sworn in as the country's new prime minister on Thursday, their party spokesman said on Wednesday.
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The AirPods Pro are the first noise-cancelling AirPods — here's how to control their noise-cancellation modes
Crystal Cox/Business Insider Not all AirPods are noise-cancelling. The first two AirPod versions, notably, don't include any noise cancellation features. The new AirPods Pro, however, have noise-cancellation features built in, including Active Noise Cancellation and a "Transparency" mode that mixes in ambient sound. You can control the noise cancellation using the AirPods Pro stems, from the iPhone, or using an Apple Watch.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The AirPods Pro are Apple's first noise-cancelling wireless earbud. The AirPods (both the original version and the slightly updated version two that Apple released in Spring 2019) don't have noise-cancelling features.  But the AirPods Pro have three noise-cancelling modes: Active Noise Cancellation, Transparency mode (which mixes in some ambient sound, so you can still hear what's going on around you) and Off (which is equivalent to not using noise cancellation). See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Watch Elon Musk unveil his latest plan for conquering MarsSee Also:'Can you transfer money from Venmo to PayPal?': Not directly, but you can use your bank account — here's howHow to change your avatar on a PS4, to customize your profile and better represent yourself online'Why won't my flashlight work on my iPhone?': 4 ways to troubleshoot your iPhone flashlight if it isn't workingSEE ALSO: The best iPhone accessories from cases to lightning cables
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Grammy nominees announced; "Win a Baby" contest
Watch Part 4 of "CBS This Morning": The 2020 Grammy nominees are announced. Also, a new son for a Florida couple after “Win a Baby” contest
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Grammy Nominations 2020: Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X Dominate
Young artists lead the major categories as the Recording Academy strives to align its awards with the musicians pushing pop into the future.
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Pope Francis arrives in Thailand at start of 7-day Asia trip
Pope Francis is beginning a week-long trip to Asia with a visit to Thailand. It's his first trip to the country, and it coincides with the 350th anniversary of the first papal mission there. CBS News' Anna Matranga reports from Bangkok.
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Chick-fil-A backlash is nothing short of 'cancel culture'
Chick-fil-A is clucking about ending donations to religious, anti-LGBTQ organizations.
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9 charged in alleged hazing death of Ohio University student Collin Wiant
Nine people – including seven former members of an expelled fraternity — have been indicted after an investigation into the alleged hazing death of an Ohio University freshman last year, prosecutors said. The charges announced Tuesday in the November 2018 death of Collin Wiant, 18, range from involuntary manslaughter to reckless homicide to hazing, Athens...
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READ: Adam Schiff's opening statement at November 20 public impeachment hearing
This morning we will hear from Gordon Sondland, the American Ambassador to the European Union.
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The latest Keystone Pipeline oil leak is almost 0 times worse than initially thought
The state says that the amount of land impacted by the spill is 10 times more than they initially reported.
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Katie Holmes selling stylish Calabasas home for $4.6M
Holmes brought the six-bedroom, 6.5-bath home in 2014 for $3,795,000 and has kept it in pristine condition.
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UK's Johnson says Conservatives would raise payroll tax threshold
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday that his Conservative Party would raise the threshold at which workers start to pay the National Insurance payroll tax to 12,000 pounds ($15,487) a year.
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Widow of ex-KGB agent backs legal action for release of UK's Russia report
The widow of a Russian dissident murdered in London has backed a legal challenge to force Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government to publish a report on alleged Russian meddling in British politics.
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How to block someone on eBay and prevent them from placing bids or making offers on your items
Natee Meepian/Shutterstock It's relatively easy to block someone on eBay so that they can't bid on your items, which is useful if you have had an issue with a buyer in the past. You can have up to 5,000 eBay usernames on your blocked list, although if you ever get to that number you may want to reevaluate some of your own life choices. Blocked buyers can still see your eBay listing, but they cannot place a bid, make an offer, or use the Buy It Now option. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Most eBay transactions are smooth and pleasant, with buyers promptly paying for auctions won and sellers swiftly shipping out products in just the condition they were described. That's why the platform has become such a prominent retailer, and it's what makes eBay a great resource both for generating revenue and for getting stuff to the folks who want it. But then again, if you use eBay enough, of course you are going to deal with your share of nuisances as well.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Why it's so hard for planes to land on waterSee Also:How to remove blank rows in Microsoft Excel to tidy up your spreadsheetHow to freeze columns in Microsoft Excel to compare data throughout your spreadsheetHow to change feedback you've left on eBay by adding follow-up comments or upgrading feedbackSEE ALSO: The best budget laptops
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