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In a shocking statement, Chris Watts describes how he killed his wife: Part 4

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 18:00

While sitting in a police interrogation room, Watts claims to his father that he killed Shanann Watts after she had strangled their kids, but investigators weren't buying his story.

Suspect in model's strangulation death pleads not guilty

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 17:15

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man accused of strangling a model in an affluent Philadelphia suburb pleaded not guilty Friday to murder charges, days after a suspect in the burglary of her apartment was taken into custody.

Dow Jones drop adds to losses, weekly gloom for stock investors

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 17:07

Fears about trade and the economy spurred relentless selling on Wall Street Friday, capping a dismal stretch. The Dow fell 4.5 percent for the week.

N.Y. federal prosecutors seek prison for former Trump lawyer Cohen

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 17:06

Cohen, who has been cooperating with U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into possible collusion between Russia and Trump's 2016 election campaign, pleaded guilty to the charges in August. Cohen pleaded guilty last week to a separate charge by Mueller's office that he lied to Congress about discussions over the construction of a proposed Trump Organization skyscraper in Moscow. In a separate filing on Friday, Mueller's office said Cohen should serve any sentence imposed for that crime concurrently with the sentence imposed for the New York charges, saying he had gone to "significant lengths to assist the Special Counsel’s investigation." The New York prosecutors said in their filing that Cohen should receive some credit for his cooperation with Mueller, but noted that he had not entered into a cooperation agreement with their office.

Pantone's 2019 Color Of The Year Holiday Gifts

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 16:17

Earlier this week, the Pantone Color Institute announced its 2019 color of the

Texts show manager firing student who asked off for funeral

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 16:10

EWING, N.J. (AP) — A text exchange shows a New Jersey restaurant manager firing an employee after she asked for time off to attend a friend's funeral.

Moose uses doorbell to awaken a couple in Alaska

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 15:20

Video from a home security camera in Anchorage, Alaska, captured the moment a moose rang a doorbell, then calmly walked away.

You can get All-Clad cookware at amazing prices this weekend

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 15:19

All-Clad's 48-hour VIP sale is on this weekend--get your gifts while you can

Guy responds to his own wanted mugshot on Facebook and hilarious romance ensues

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 15:14

A Facebook post led to an unexpectedly hilarious exchange between the Richland Police Department and a wanted criminal who was taking his sweet time. For its weekly "Wanted Wednesday," the Washington police department posted a mugshot of 38-year-old Anthony Akers, who allegedly violated his probation. When he didn't show up, the Richland Police Department tried reaching out again.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez warns Donald Trump Jr not to troll somebody who's about to have subpoena power over him

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 15:09

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the new Democratic darling in Washington DC, has poked fun at Donald Trump’s eldest son, suggesting it is not wise to troll a member of a body that will soon have subpoena powers over him. Earlier this week, Donald Trump JR sought to mock the 29-year-old congresswoman-elect – apparently hated by conservatives as much as she is loved by progressives – with a meme he posted to his Instagram page. The Washington Post reported the meme implied Ms Ocasio-Cortez’s democratic socialist views would lead to Americans eating dogs.

Dollar Stores Sell More Food Than Whole Foods

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 15:00

They technically aren't even grocery businesses, but dollar stores are feeding

Our 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Still Charms Midway through Its Long-Term Test

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 14:50

A trip to Montana gains the VW wagon another fan.

Who is Heather Nauert? The new UN ambassador with little experience

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 14:35

State department spokesperson Heather Nauert has been appointed to replace the current UN ambassador Nikki Haley. Donald Trump’s appointment of Heather Nauert – the state department spokeswoman and a former Fox News anchor – as the new US ambassador to the United Nations is widely being interpreted as bad news for the UN.

Oil prices surge as OPEC agrees joint 1.2 mn bpd cut with partners

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 13:26

OPEC members and 10 other oil producing nations, including Russia, agreed Friday to cut output by 1.2 million barrels a day in a bid to reverse falls in prices in recent months. Energy ministers reached the deal -- which takes effect from January 1 but has already sent prices surging on oil markets -- after two days of talks at OPEC headquarters in Vienna. "OPEC group countries are contributing 800,000 barrels per day as a cut, and the non-OPEC (countries) will be contributing 400,000 barrels per day," Emirati Oil Minister Suhail Mohamed al-Mazrouei said at a news conference.

Endangered Hawaiian monk seals baffle scientists by getting eels stuck in their noses

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 13:25

The behaviour of the endangered Hawaiian monk seal has researchers confused - after multiple incidents involving the creatures getting eels stuck up their noses. “Mondays… it might not have been a good one for you but it had to be better than an eel in your nose,” the HMSRP captioned the photo. The unlucky situation led many to raise questions on Facebook, where the photo has been shared more than 1,200 times.

OPEC, Russia agree to slash oil output despite Trump pressure

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 13:20

The producer club will curb output from January by 0.8 million barrels per day versus October levels while non-OPEC allies contribute an additional 0.4 million bpd of cuts, in a move to be reviewed at a meeting in April. Oil prices jumped about 5 percent to more than $63 a barrel as the combined cut of 1.2 million bpd was larger than the minimum 1 million bpd that the market had expected. Saudi Arabia, de facto leader of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, has faced demands from Trump to help the global economy by refraining from paring supplies.

77th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 13:15

77 years ago today on the morning of Dec. 7,  1941, a Sunday, Japanese bombers flew across Oahu, Hawaii, and began their assault.