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These Were The Most Popular Baby Names In The 1920s

Top Stories - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 11:29

Thanks to the Social Security Administration, Americans can see which baby


Deployed Airman Surprises Teacher Mom During 'Student of the Month' Assembly

Top Stories - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:55

"I was like, 'What? They made a mistake.' I can’t believe this,” said Regina Benzing as she called her son's name during a monthly assembly.


Turn a single USB-C port into three USB ports and Ethernet with this $20 adapter

Macworld - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:38

Modern laptops never seem to have quite enough USB ports for all your plug-ins. Hook up a mouse, plug in a flash drive, and suddenly you’ve got no room for anything else. And as more laptops adopt USB-C ports, some items won’t plug in at all. A port hub can fix both problems, and right now you can get an AmazonBasics USB-C to three-port USB hub for $20, the lowest we’ve seen it and nearly 20 percent off its average price.

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Honda Small RS Concept Is An Absolutely Adorable Hot Hatch

Top Stories - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:09

The teeny, tiny concept previews the upcoming new Brio.


Harley Wins Biggest-Ever TradeMark Infringement Case

Top Stories - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:58

Harley Wins Biggest-Ever TradeMark Infringement Case Courts side with Harley-Davidson in 2017 trademark infringement lawsuit, the marque’s biggest ever win of its kind Harley-Davidson has a well-deserved reputation for, shall we say, aggressively protecting


Black Men Arrested At Starbucks Said They Were There For 2 Minutes Before 911 Call

Top Stories - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:17

The two black men arrested at a Starbucks in Philadelphia last week while


FAA orders jet engine inspections after Southwest explosion

Top Stories - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:56

U.S. airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane, leading to the death of a woman who was partially blown out a window. The Federal Aviation Administration’s announcement late Wednesday comes nearly a year after the engine’s manufacturer recommended the additional inspections, and a month after European regulators ordered their airlines to do the work. Pressure for the FAA to act grew after an engine on a Southwest plane blew apart on Tuesday, showering the aircraft with debris and shattering a window.


The Sbode M400, one of our favorite Bluetooth speakers, is 20% off today

Macworld - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:55

These days, it seems there are more Bluetooth speakers on the market than songs to play on them, and finding a good one for a good price can be tricky. The Sbode M400 Bluetooth speaker, one of our favorites, fits the bill: It's normally only $50, looks good, and is packed with high-end features. And today on Amazon, it's even cheaper. With this coupon, you can get 20 percent off the Sbode M400 Bluetooth speaker today while supplies last, bringing it down to just $40, the lowest price we've ever seen.

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Missing Teen Back After 2 Years Traveling the Country Under Assumed Name: 'Nice to See Y'all'

Top Stories - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:34

The anguished family now has answers about Aubrey Carroll, who was last seen leaving his Georgia high school


Queen puts foward son as next head of Commonwealth

Top Stories - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 06:35

Queen Elizabeth II, the Head of the Commonwealth, opened the Commonwealth summit for what may be the last time on Thursday voicing hope that her son would be allowed to carry on her role. Queen Elizabeth, who turns 92 on Saturday, welcomed leaders from the 53 Commonwealth nations -- mostly former colonies -- to Buckingham Palace for two days of talks that will include discussions on trade, marine protection and tackling cyber crime. In her opening speech, Queen Elizabeth spoke of her own "extraordinary journey" as head of the Commonwealth, which started under her father King George VI with the London Declaration of 1949.


Surprise IS attack kills 25 regime forces in east Syria: monitor

Top Stories - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 05:18

The Islamic State group launched a surprise attack near a town in eastern Syria they had lost six months ago, killing at least 25 regime forces, a monitor said Thursday. At least 13 jihadists were also killed in the attack which IS carried out near Mayadeen on Wednesday afternoon, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said. Mayadeen lies in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor on the western bank of the Euphrates River and is flanked by the vast Badia desert to its west and south.


Midwest farmers fear tariff war, while their steelworker neighbors cheer

Top Stories - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 05:16

Trump’s trade policies may be helping some steel companies — and steelworkers — but China is threatening to retaliate with tariffs on American agricultural exports. Farmers in this Illinois town are worried about losing their market.


Japanese volcano erupts, spitting out smoke and rock; no injuries

Top Stories - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 03:53

A volcano in Japan erupted on Thursday, shooting clouds of smoke and rocks into the sky, and prompting authorities to ban access to the peak, but there were no reports of any damage or casualties. The eruption of Io Yama, a 1,298 m (4,258 ft) high volcano on the southernmost main island of Kyushu, was the latest in a series of eruptions in Japan this year. A warning level for Io Yama was raised to "3" from "2" on Japan's 5-level scale, with the Japan Meteorological Agency warning that volcanic rocks could be hurled as far as 2 km (1.2 miles).


Laura Ingraham's Guest Mocks Her On Live TV For Losing Advertisers

Top Stories - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 03:31

> Guest Enrique Morones asks Ingraham: "Where's your sponsors @davidhogg111


Canadian Woman Who Instagrammed Her Cocaine-Smuggling Cruise Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison

Top Stories - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 03:27

Melina Roberge and her accomplice posted photos of their cruise on social media


Ford's New Engine That Can Run On Two Cylinders Heading To U.S.

Top Stories - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 02:36

The new three-cylinder 1.5 EcoBoost replaces the previous four-cylinder 1.5 EcoBoost.


Trump Gets Roasted On Twitter After Bragging About How Tough He Is On Russia

Top Stories - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 01:59

President Donald Trump boasted Wednesday about taking a tough stance on Russia


2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke Diesel rated at 30 mpg highway, with a big catch

Top Stories - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 00:01

A new turbodiesel V-6 gives the rear-wheel drive 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke Diesel fuel economy akin to a mid-size sedan, but the four-wheel drive version is much thirstier. Ford said Thursday that the EPA rates the rear-wheel-drive diesel pickup at: 22 mpg city, 30 highway, 25 combined. The four-wheel drive one comes in at just 20/25/22 mpg, a figure on par with most gas-fueled pickups and not far off of the 18/25/21 mpg rating of the most powerful engine available in the F-150, the 3.5-liter twin-turbo V-6. That 30 mpg figure is enough to make the rear-drive F-150 a teetotaler among half-ton pickups, however. Its next-closest rival is the 2018 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, which is rated by the EPA at 20/27/23 mpg with rear-wheel drive. The Ram with four-wheel drive and the diesel is rated at 19/27/22 mpg. MORE: Read our 2018 Ford F-150 review It's not clear how long Ford will hold the most fuel-efficient claim, however. The redesigned 2019 Ram 1500 will offer a diesel V-6, though the truckmaker hasn't detailed that engine yet. Additionally, its standard gas V-6 will come with 48-volt mild-hybrid technology designed to reduce fuel consumption, too—but, again, EPA figures haven't been released. The F-150's 3.0-liter turbodiesel V-6 produces 250 horsepower and 440 pound-feet of torque, and Ford says that's good for a tow rating of up to 11,400 pounds when properly equipped. Curiously, that's nearly 2,000 pounds shy of the maximum trailer rating for a properly-equipped gas-engined F-150. Additionally, Ford says that fleet versions of its F-150 Power Stroke Diesel have a 2,020-pound payload capacity, which shrinks to a still decent 1,940 pounds for versions offered to retail customers. DON'T MISS: Ford's 3.0-liter turbodiesel V-6 explained Ford expects just 5 percent of F-150 buyers to opt for the turbodiesel V-6, which joins four gasoline engines ranging from a 3.3-liter V-6 to a twin-turbo 3.5-liter V-6. Fleet buyers will be able to order the F-150 Power Stroke Diesel in XL and XLT trim levels, while retail shoppers will have to stick with Lariat, King Ranch, and Limited trims. It won't come cheaply, either. On the 2018 F-150, the turbodiesel V-6 is being positioned as the range-topping engine, and it is saddled with a premium of as much to $4,000 depending on the trim level.


What Two Men Say Happened When They Were Arrested At Philadelphia Starbucks

Top Stories - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 00:00

Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson, both 23-year-old entrepreneurs and longtime friends, said they were there for a business meeting they hoped would change their lives.


South Korea Working To Formally End The Korean War. Yes, That Korean War.

Top Stories - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 23:49

South Korean officials have discussed ways to formally end the Korean War with


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