DEATHS

Lee Alvin Slape, 95

Born August 19, 1923

Died December 11, 2018

Joyce E. Eller, 85

Born August 10, 1933

Died December 8, 2018

Rena "Genevia" Sanders, 95

Born December 16, 1922

Died December 8, 2018

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Michael Cohen, former Trump attorney, gets 3 years in prison for tax fraud, campaign finance violations, lying - Fox News
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Michael Cohen, former Trump attorney, gets 3 years in prison for tax fraud, campaign finance violations, lying  Fox NewsCohen gets 3 years, says Trump's 'dirty deeds' led him to 'choose darkness'  NBC NewsMichael Cohen sentencing: Live updates  CNNMichael Cohen Sentenced to 3 Years After Implicating Trump in Hush-Money Scandal  The New York TimesMichael Cohen sentencing hearing, SAG Award nominations: 5 things to know Wednesday  USA TODAYView full coverage on Google News

What To Know About The No-Confidence Vote Facing British Prime Minister Theresa May - NPR
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

What To Know About The No-Confidence Vote Facing British Prime Minister Theresa May  NPRTheresa May awaits confidence vote result - as Tory MPs cast ballots  BBC NewsThis is a national crisis – not the time for a pointless Tory feud  The GuardianBritain Gets a Second Brexit Referendum (by Proxy)  BloombergWhat does this vote of no confidence mean?  The GuardianView full coverage on Google News

Trump’s fight with Pelosi and Schumer shows he doesn’t want the wall - Vox.com
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Trump’s fight with Pelosi and Schumer shows he doesn’t want the wall  Vox.comNancy Pelosi mocks Trump's 'manhood' after 'wild' Oval Office meet, says she tried to 'be the mom' - NY Daily  New York Daily NewsWatch the full, on-camera shouting match between Trump, Pelosi and Schumer  The Washington PostOn border security, Pelosi and Schumer play politics while Trump fights to protect us  Fox NewsThe Chuck and Nancy and Donald Show  The New York TimesView full coverage on Google News

Robert Mueller's case against Michael Cohen has very little to do with Trump or campaign finance violations - Washington Examiner
Posted on Tuesday December 11, 2018

Robert Mueller's case against Michael Cohen has very little to do with Trump or campaign finance violations  Washington ExaminerDershowitz: Trump Won't Be Impeached Unless 'Massive New Information' Comes Out  Fox News InsiderTrump Says “The People Would Revolt” If He Were Impeached  SlateMichael Flynn to Judge: Don’t Lock Me Up  New York MagazineTrump is acting very guilty for someone who has been 'totally cleared'  Los Angeles TimesView full coverage on Google News

Quake-Up Call: Magnitude 4.4 Temblor Rattles People Out Of Bed Across Southeast U.S. - NPR
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Quake-Up Call: Magnitude 4.4 Temblor Rattles People Out Of Bed Across Southeast U.S.  NPRTwo earthquakes shake eastern Tennessee; felt in Atlanta  WPTV West Palm BeachMagnitude 4.4 earthquake shakes Tennessee, Georgia  USA TODAYEarthquake, magnitude 4.4, rattles Tennessee, Georgia  Fox NewsEarly morning earthquake jolts Atlanta awake  Atlanta Journal ConstitutionView full coverage on Google News

Video shows missing mom, baby at store before she vanished - ABC News
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Video shows missing mom, baby at store before she vanished  ABC NewsKelsey Berreth case: Police release last known footage of missing Colorado mom  CBS NewsMissing Colorado mother seen in newly released video the day she vanished  NBC NewsMissing Colorado Mom Kelsey Berreth Seen in Video Footage on Day She Vanished  Inside EditionSurveillance footage shows missing Colorado mom on the day she disappeared - NY Daily News  New York Daily NewsView full coverage on Google News

Christine Blasey Ford makes first public statement post Kavanaugh hearingr - AOL
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Christine Blasey Ford makes first public statement post Kavanaugh hearingr  AOLChristine Blasey Ford: Brett Kavanaugh accuser presents award to abuse survivor Rachael Denhollander  CBS NewsChristine Blasey Ford presents award to Nassar accuser Rachael Denhollander  NBC NewsChristine Blasey Ford presents SI ‘Inspiration of the Year’ award to Rachael Denhollander  The Washington PostRachael Denhollander named "Inspiration of the Year" by Sports Illustrated  CBS NewsView full coverage on Google News

Senator calls potential Trump intervention in Huawei case 'very disturbing' - POLITICO
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Senator calls potential Trump intervention in Huawei case 'very disturbing'  POLITICOCanadian court releases Huawei's Meng Wanzhou on bail | Al Jazeera English  Al Jazeera EnglishMeng Wanzhou: Trump could intervene in case of Huawei executive  BBC NewsWhat to Do About Huawei?  The Wall Street JournalHuawei Case Will Split Nations Between U.S. and China  BloombergView full coverage on Google News

A brief history of Time's annual Person of the Year - The Washington Post
Posted on Tuesday December 11, 2018

A brief history of Time's annual Person of the Year  The Washington PostTime's 2018 'Person of the Year': Killed and imprisoned journalists  NBC News'Their Way of Doing Trump Without' Naming Him: 'The Five' on TIME Person of the Year Pick  Fox News InsiderTime fumbles another 'Person of the Year' by excluding Kavanaugh | TheHill  The Hill4 journalists and a newspaper are Time’s Person of the Year  cleveland.comView full coverage on Google News

Cardinal Pell, top advisor to Pope Francis, found guilty of 'historical sexual offenses' - America Magazine
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Cardinal Pell, top advisor to Pope Francis, found guilty of 'historical sexual offenses'  America MagazinePope demotes two cardinals over sexual abuse scandals  BBC NewsPope removes two cardinals hit by sex scandals from group of close advisers  ReutersPope Cuts Three Cardinals—Two Tainted by Scandal—From Council  The Wall Street JournalThird-Ranking Vatican Official Convicted of Sexually Abusing Choir Boys  National ReviewView full coverage on Google News

Poland's 'Solidarity' union joins forces with US climate change skeptics - Washington Examiner
Posted on Monday December 10, 2018

Poland's 'Solidarity' union joins forces with US climate change skeptics  Washington ExaminerAround the World, Climate Goals Clash With Reality  The Wall Street JournalFailure to agree climate deal rules would be suicidal: U.N. chief  ReutersStates can lead the way on climate change. Let’s get to work.  The Washington PostNeil Young's made a start, but the arts must do more to oppose dirty money  The GuardianView full coverage on Google News

Google CEO Had To Explain To Congress Why Googling 'Idiot' Shows Donald Trump - HuffPost
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Google CEO Had To Explain To Congress Why Googling 'Idiot' Shows Donald Trump  HuffPostDonald Trump Appears When Searched For Word ‘Idiot’; Google CEO Sundar Pichai Explains Why!  LatestLYNo plans for censored Chinese search engine: Google CEO  Al Jazeera EnglishGoogle and CEO Sundar Pichai had a good day on Tuesday -- The rest of us not so much  Fox NewsBelieve Google’s Promise to Be Transparent About China  BloombergView full coverage on Google News

Tesla Stock Lifts Into Buy Zone With Improving Outlook - Investor's Business Daily
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Tesla Stock Lifts Into Buy Zone With Improving Outlook  Investor's Business DailyTencent Music pops in market debut, after opening at $14.10  CNBCTencent Music IPO; Trump on Huawei; Brexit uncertainty  CNNHow China weaned itself off music piracy  InkstoneTencent Music prepares to launch its IPO at the NYSE  CGTN AmericaView full coverage on Google News

Intel's Architecture Day 2018: The Future of Core, Intel GPUs, 10nm, and Hybrid x86 - AnandTech
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Intel's Architecture Day 2018: The Future of Core, Intel GPUs, 10nm, and Hybrid x86  AnandTechIntel promises big boost to integrated GPU, breaks teraflop barrier  Ars TechnicaIntel Just Gave Us a Glimpse at the Near Future of CPUs  GizmodoIntel unveils Foveros 3D chip stacking and new 10nm ‘chiplets’  The VergeIntel unveils a new architecture for 2019: Sunny Cove  Ars TechnicaView full coverage on Google News

Apple may relaunch its Netflix for magazines service in the spring - Engadget
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Apple may relaunch its Netflix for magazines service in the spring  EngadgetApple may launch a new version of Texture, a magazine subscription app it bought in March, in the spring. However, publishing executives are reportedly wary ...View full coverage on Google News

ZeniMax, Facebook settle $250M suit over Oculus VR tech - Polygon
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

ZeniMax, Facebook settle $250M suit over Oculus VR tech  PolygonZeniMax Agrees to Settle Facebook VR Lawsuit  VarietyFacebook and ZeniMax settle VR copyright lawsuit  EngadgetZeniMax and Facebook settle Oculus legal battle  Rock Paper ShotgunOculus Lawsuit Between Facebook And ZeniMax Is Over  GameSpotView full coverage on Google News

Djay relaunched on iOS with subscription model and powerful performance features - The Verge
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Djay relaunched on iOS with subscription model and powerful performance features  The VergeAlgoriddim merges its iOS djay apps, adds new Pro-level features  EngadgetAlgoriddim updates djay for iOS with subscription model  TechCrunchAlgoriddim's djay for iOS Goes Free With Optional Pro Subscription, Updated With New Live Performance Tools...  Mac RumorsAlgoriddim overhauls djay for iOS with universal free app and optional Pro subscription  9to5MacView full coverage on Google News

Streaming shows dominate SAG Awards TV nominations - Engadget
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Streaming shows dominate SAG Awards TV nominations  Engadget2019 SAG Nominations: Complete List  Hollywood ReporterSAG Award Nominations: Complete List  VarietyEmily Blunt and Emma Stone Lead 2019 SAG Award Nominees with Two Each  PEOPLE.comHere Are The Screen Actors Guild Nominations For 2019  BuzzFeed NewsView full coverage on Google News

Kathie Lee reveals what Regis told her after she announced she's leaving TODAY - Today Show
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Kathie Lee reveals what Regis told her after she announced she's leaving TODAY  Today ShowKathie Lee Gifford Says Her Replacement on 'Today' Will Be Hoda Kotb's Pick | TMZ  TMZEllen Pompeo calls out Kathie Lee Gifford's drinking before 'Today' exit announcement  Page SixSpicy Ellen Pompeo Advised Hoda & Kathie Lee to 'Lay Off the Booze'  JezebelKathie Lee Gifford Says Her Replacement on 'Today' Will Be Hoda Kotb's Pick  TMZView full coverage on Google News

Mary Poppins Returns Review: Practically Imperfect in Every Way - Bleeding Cool News
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Mary Poppins Returns Review: Practically Imperfect in Every Way  Bleeding Cool NewsFilm Review: ‘Mary Poppins Returns’  VarietyReview: ‘Mary Poppins Returns,’ and she really shouldn’t have  Los Angeles TimesReview: Emily Blunt is spit-spot-on as the iconic nanny of 'Mary Poppins Returns'  USA TODAYMary Poppins Returns Is Magical But It's Missing Something  GizmodoView full coverage on Google News

Ellen DeGeneres Considers Ending Her Daytime Talk Show - E! NEWS
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Ellen DeGeneres Considers Ending Her Daytime Talk Show  E! NEWSEllen DeGeneres considers retiring from her talk show — and Portia de Rossi is all for it  Yahoo EntertainmentEllen DeGeneres Returns to Stand-Up: When ET First Met the Comedian (Flashback)  Entertainment TonightEllen DeGeneres Is Considering Retiring From Her Daytime Talk Show  BuzzFeed NewsEllen DeGeneres Is Considering Leaving Her Daytime Talk Show  AccessView full coverage on Google News

Tom Brady's final game in Pittsburgh? Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger reflects - Tribune-Review
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Tom Brady's final game in Pittsburgh? Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger reflects  Tribune-ReviewNFL Panic Index: Jon Gruden’s hostile takeover of the Raiders is complete  SB NationBILL BELICHICK Expects Buisness As Usuall From PITTSBURGH STEELERS  CLNS Media NetworkBen Roethlisberger of Pittsburgh Steelers has bruised ribs, expected to play  ESPNPatriots coach Bill Belichick praises Steelers' kicking game  Steelers WireView full coverage on Google News

Could Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard team up with Clippers? | Get Up! - ESPN
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Could Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard team up with Clippers? | Get Up!  ESPNKawhi Leonard Has No Time For Your Damn Holiday Cheer  DeadspinRaptors vs. Clippers score: Kawhi Leonard can’t lose  SB NationWarriors-Raptors cheatsheet: Rematch comes with Steph, Draymond in place  The Mercury NewsBallmer has all the pieces in place to add two more big ones  Los Angeles TimesView full coverage on Google News

Akiem Hicks: Nobody’s forgotten Aaron Rodgers’ “little comments” - NBC Sports
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Akiem Hicks: Nobody’s forgotten Aaron Rodgers’ “little comments”  NBC SportsBears' Hicks hasn't forgotten Rodgers' comments  NFL.comBears-Packers, Part II: What has changed, lies ahead for rivals - Green Bay Packers Blog- ESPN  ESPNJJ in 60: Bears vs Packers  Chicago Bears‘We hate the Packers’ — Bears can strike blow in rivalry by clinching NFC North  Chicago Sun-TimesView full coverage on Google News

Latest On Jackie Bradley Jr. - MLB Trade Rumors
Posted on Tuesday December 11, 2018

Latest On Jackie Bradley Jr.  MLB Trade RumorsThe Red Sox need new alternate uniforms  Over The MonsterIt's Pretty Messed Up That The Red Sox Might Be Shedding Payroll  DeadspinDave Dombrowski Reveals Red Sox Wanted Colten Brewer Trade During 2018 Season  NESNBradford: Jackie Bradley Jr. explains his new world  WEEIView full coverage on Google News

NASA’s InSight Lander Strikes a Confident Pose for Its First Martian Selfie - Gizmodo
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

NASA’s InSight Lander Strikes a Confident Pose for Its First Martian Selfie  GizmodoNASA's InSight Mars Lander snaps its first stunning selfie  Fox NewsNASA's New Mars Lander Takes 1st Selfie, Scopes Out Workspace  Space.comInSight Mars lander takes its first selfie  Phys.orgMars lander takes a selfie  Science MagazineView full coverage on Google News

New and emerging threats continue to appear in Arctic as region warms, 2018 Arctic Report Card says - AccuWeather.com
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

New and emerging threats continue to appear in Arctic as region warms, 2018 Arctic Report Card says  AccuWeather.com'Scary' warming at Earth's poles is making scientists worried  New York Post Arctic Report Card details effect of record melting on global environmental changes  FirstpostThe Arctic Ocean has lost 95 percent of its oldest ice — a startling sign of what’s to come  The Washington PostScary warming at poles showing up at weird times, places  ABC NewsView full coverage on Google News

Geminid meteor shower will bring brightest shower of the year - WTHR
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Geminid meteor shower will bring brightest shower of the year  WTHRThe Geminid meteor shower is coming this week, plus the brightest comet of 2018  NJ.comMeteor shower expected to light up the sky over R.I. on Thursday  The Providence JournalGeminid meteor shower peaks Thursday — here’s where skies will be clear to watch  Washington PostGeminid meteor shower peaks this week  WOODTV.comView full coverage on Google News

Space station astronauts complete nearly eight-hour spacewalk to inve - Astronomy Magazine
Posted on Tuesday December 11, 2018

Space station astronauts complete nearly eight-hour spacewalk to inve  Astronomy MagazineVIDEO: Cosmonauts Slice Spacecraft For Clues To Cause Of Mysterious Hole  NPRWatch Russian Cosmonauts Inspect Mysterious ISS Hole in 'Unprecedented' Spacewalk  GizmodoISS: Spacewalk cosmonauts investigate mystery hole  BBC NewsCan 8-Hour Forensic Spacewalk Solve Galactic Whodunit?  GeekView full coverage on Google News

Fentanyl is the deadliest drug in America, CDC confirms - East Idaho News
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Fentanyl is the deadliest drug in America, CDC confirms  East Idaho NewsFentanyl overtakes heroin as the No. 1 opioid overdose killer  CBS NewsFentanyl now America's deadliest drug, federal health officials say  USA TODAYCDC reveals deadliest drug in US  WTVR CBS 6 NewsCocaine deaths increase amid ongoing national opioid crisis  Washington PostView full coverage on Google News

Women’s breast cancer risk increases after childbirth, study suggests - USA TODAY
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Women’s breast cancer risk increases after childbirth, study suggests  USA TODAYSurprising Link Between Breast Cancer And Childbirth  CBS New YorkGiving birth increases, then curbs, breast cancer risk: study  Daily SabahCanadian doctors urge women to weigh pros and cons of breast cancer screening  Reuters11.6% women undergo breast examination in Delhi  Daily News & AnalysisView full coverage on Google News

Top Ten Drugs Tied to Overdose Deaths - Medscape
Posted on Tuesday December 11, 2018

Top Ten Drugs Tied to Overdose Deaths  MedscapeUS deaths from drug overdose increased 54% from 2011 to 2016, a new report by the CDC shows. Although rankings changed, the top 10 drugs involved ...