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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Cohen tells court he covered up Trump's 'dirty deeds' - ABC News
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Cohen tells court he covered up Trump's 'dirty deeds'  ABC NewsMichael Cohen sentencing: Live updates  CNNMichael Cohen Sentenced to 3 Years After Implicating Trump in Hush-Money Scandal  The New York TimesMichael Cohen jail time: Michael Cohen sentenced to 3 years in prison — live updates  CBS NewsMichael Cohen sentencing hearing, SAG Award nominations: 5 things to know Wednesday  USA TODAYView full coverage on Google News

Theresa May, Facing the End, Makes a Last-Ditch Appeal for Moderation - The New York Times
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Theresa May, Facing the End, Makes a Last-Ditch Appeal for Moderation  The New York TimesTheresa May faces a vote of no confidence from Tory MPs  BBC NewsBritain's Conservative Party to put Theresa May to a vote  The Washington PostBritain Gets a Second Brexit Referendum (by Proxy)  BloombergBrexit was a blunder. British voters should have the chance to undo their mistake  Los Angeles TimesView full coverage on Google News

Liberals condescend to Nancy Pelosi after her meeting with Trump - Washington Examiner
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Liberals condescend to Nancy Pelosi after her meeting with Trump  Washington ExaminerTrump’s fight with Pelosi and Schumer shows he doesn’t want the wall  Vox.comPelosi vs. Trump: 'Don't Characterize the Strength That I Bring,' She Says  The New York TimesWatch the full, on-camera shouting match between Trump, Pelosi and Schumer  The Washington PostThe Chuck and Nancy and Donald Show  The New York TimesView full coverage on Google News

Middle Tennesseans feel earthquake that hit in eastern part of state - WZTV
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Middle Tennesseans feel earthquake that hit in eastern part of state  WZTVQuake-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 TODAYEarly morning earthquake jolts Atlanta awake  Atlanta Journal ConstitutionView full coverage on Google News

Missing Colorado mother seen in newly released video the day she vanished - AOL
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Missing Colorado mother seen in newly released video the day she vanished  AOLVideo shows missing mom, baby at store before she vanished  ABC NewsKelsey Berreth case: Police release last known footage of missing Colorado mom  CBS NewsPolice release video of missing Colorado mom Kelsey Berreth, who vanished Thanksgiving Day  WDAF FOX4 Kansas CityFiance of missing Colorado mom is cooperating with investigation, lawyer says  FOX 31 DenverView full coverage on Google News

Julian Castro launches exploratory committee for possible 2020 White House bid | TheHill - The Hill
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Julian Castro launches exploratory committee for possible 2020 White House bid | TheHill  The HillJulian Castro moves toward 2020 White House run  AOLJulián Castro makes early move toward a 2020 White House bid  The Washington PostEx-housing official Castro takes step to 2020 U.S. presidential bid  ReutersDemocrat Julian Castro takes first step toward 2020 White House run  Los Angeles TimesView full coverage on Google News

Stormy Daniels Ordered To Pay Nearly $300,000 In Trump's Legal Fees - HuffPost
Posted on Tuesday December 11, 2018

Stormy Daniels Ordered To Pay Nearly $300,000 In Trump's Legal Fees  HuffPostStormy Daniels ordered to pay Trump lawyers legal fees  CNNJudge orders Stormy Daniels to pay Trump $293K in legal fees | TheHill  The HillStormy Daniels Ordered To Pay Trump $293000 In Fees In Defamation Lawsuit  NPRView full coverage on Google News

Here's what's going on with the Marriott hack, Huawei and the DOJ — and it's all related to China and trade - CNBC
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Here's what's going on with the Marriott hack, Huawei and the DOJ — and it's all related to China and trade  CNBCHuawei CFO facing extradition to US released on $10 million bail  CNNMeng Wanzhou: Trump could intervene in case of Huawei executive  BBC NewsHuawei Case Will Split Nations Between U.S. and China  BloombergDOJ 'not a tool of trade' in China dispute, official vows, despite Trump suggestion  ABC NewsView 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 Post'Time' Person Of The Year For 2018: Journalists Fighting 'War On Truth'  NPRTime Person of the Year: 'The Guardians and the War on Truth'  CNN4 journalists and a newspaper are Time’s Person of the Year  cleveland.comJamal Khashoggi, other "guardians" are Time's Person of the Year for 2018  CBS NewsView 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  ReutersThird-Ranking Vatican Official Convicted of Sexually Abusing Choir Boys  National ReviewPope Francis removes two cardinals embroiled in sex abuse scandals from advisory council  America MagazineView 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 ExaminerUS undermining 'last chance' climate talks, experts charge  CNNClimate talks work on fair way to phase out coal use: Canada  ReutersProtesters disrupt pro-fossil fuel event at COP24  Guardian NewsNeil Young's made a start, but the arts must do more to oppose dirty money  The GuardianView full coverage on Google News

Google is cozying up to China's government, and CEO Sundar Pichai doesn't want to admit it - Washington Examiner
Posted on Tuesday December 11, 2018

Google is cozying up to China's government, and CEO Sundar Pichai doesn't want to admit it  Washington ExaminerGoogle 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!  LatestLYSundar Pichai, Google CEO, faces liberal bias charge from Republicans  Washington TimesBelieve 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  CNNTencent Music prepares to launch its IPO at the NYSE  CGTN AmericaTencent Music Raises $1.1 Billion in Downsized U.S. IPO  BillboardView full coverage on Google News

Some Denver City Council members say repurposing parking space is key for new e-scooter rules to roll smoothly - Denverite
Posted on Tuesday December 11, 2018

Some Denver City Council members say repurposing parking space is key for new e-scooter rules to roll smoothly  DenveriteTorpy at Large: How scooters have Atlanta falling hard to regulate ’em  Atlanta Journal ConstitutionElectric scooters may return to Norfolk next spring, but only if they play by the city's rules  Virginian-PilotCDC will study public health risk of electric scooters in Austin  QuartzDenver will have chance to change rules on where e-scooters can ride Tuesday  7NEWS DenverView full coverage on Google News

Wall Street pushes higher on trade talk optimism - Reuters
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Wall Street pushes higher on trade talk optimism  Reuters(Reuters) - U.S. stocks jumped about 1.6 percent on Wednesday, bolstered by the technology sector, as signs Beijing would ease its “Made in China 2025” ...View full coverage on Google News

Qualcomm's China Ruling Only Applies to iOS 11 - Thurrott.com
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Qualcomm's China Ruling Only Applies to iOS 11  Thurrott.comApple reportedly developing custom cellular modem for iPhones in-house amid battle with Qualcomm  9to5MacQualcomm says Apple is still selling iPhones in China, breaching court order  CNBCApple's New iPhones Have A Serious Design Problem  ForbesApple made a big mistake by killing one affordable product  AOLView 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 is bringing teraflop integrated graphics to 10nm chips in 2019  EngadgetView full coverage on Google News

Epic will let other game developers use Fortnite’s cross-platform tools for free - The Verge
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Epic will let other game developers use Fortnite’s cross-platform tools for free  The VergeEpic opens Fortnite's cross-platform services for free to other devs  Ars TechnicaEpic Is Already Announcing Exclusives for Its Game Store  ExtremeTechEpic to launch cross-platform services for developers  GamesIndustry.bizFortnite's Cross-Play Tech Will Be Shared With Other Devs For Free  GameSpotView full coverage on Google News

Facebook and ZeniMax settle VR copyright lawsuit - Engadget
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Facebook and ZeniMax settle VR copyright lawsuit  EngadgetZeniMax, Facebook settle $250M suit over Oculus VR tech  PolygonZeniMax and Facebook settle Oculus legal battle  Rock Paper ShotgunOculus Lawsuit Between Facebook And ZeniMax Is Over  GameSpotFacebook Finally Settles $250 Million Oculus Lawsuit  Tom's HardwareView 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 ReporterHere Are The Screen Actors Guild Nominations For 2019  BuzzFeed News'A Star Is Born' tops SAG Awards nominations, snubs abound  WRAL.com2019 Screen Actors Guild Award nominations: See the full list  Entertainment Weekly NewsView 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 NewsMary Poppins Returns reviews: Emily Blunt saves imperfect sequel  Entertainment Weekly NewsReview: ‘Mary Poppins Returns,’ and she really shouldn’t have  Los Angeles TimesMary Poppins Returns Is Magical But It's Missing Something  GizmodoReview: Emily Blunt is spit-spot-on as the iconic nanny of 'Mary Poppins Returns'  USA TODAYView 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 ShowEllen Pompeo tells Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb to 'lay off the booze' over Patrick Dempsey tweet  Yahoo EntertainmentEllen Pompeo Suggests Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb 'Lay Off the Booze and Pay Attention'  TooFabEllen Pompeo calls out misleading Today headline, tells them to 'lay off the booze'  Entertainment Weekly NewsKathie Lee Gifford Feels ‘So Relieved’ After Announcing ‘Today’ Exit  Us WeeklyView 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

2019 NBA Finals - Is Warriors vs. Raptors the best matchup? - ESPN
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

2019 NBA Finals - Is Warriors vs. Raptors the best matchup?  ESPNRaptors vs. Clippers score: Kawhi Leonard can’t lose  SB NationBallmer has all the pieces in place to add two more big ones  Los Angeles TimesKawhi Leonard, Toronto Raptors, out with bruised hip vs. LA Clippers  ESPNRaptors star Leonard out against Clippers, may miss matchup with Warriors  Yahoo SportsView full coverage on Google News

NFL Panic Index: Jon Gruden’s hostile takeover of the Raiders is complete - SB Nation
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

NFL Panic Index: Jon Gruden’s hostile takeover of the Raiders is complete  SB NationBen Roethlisberger of Pittsburgh Steelers has bruised ribs, expected to play  ESPNScouting The Steelers: 6 Things To Know About Patriots’ Week 15 Opponent  NESNThe 5 most fireable coaches of Week 14, featuring ... Bill Belichick?  SB NationSteelers managing tailspin, and Patriots offer no easy escape - Pittsburgh Steelers Blog- ESPN  ESPNView 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  ESPN‘We hate the Packers’ — Bears can strike blow in rivalry by clinching NFC North  Chicago Sun-TimesJJ in 60: Bears vs Packers  Chicago BearsView full coverage on Google News

The Red Sox need new alternate uniforms - Over The Monster
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

The Red Sox need new alternate uniforms  Over The MonsterReport: Red Sox Taking Offers On Rick Porcello, Others  MLB Trade RumorsDave Dombrowski Reveals Red Sox Wanted Colten Brewer Trade During 2018 Season  NESNBradford: Jackie Bradley Jr. explains his new world  WEEIChampion Red Sox are browsing at Winter Meetings’ trade market  The Boston GlobeView full coverage on Google News

Mars lander takes a selfie - Science Magazine
Posted on Tuesday December 11, 2018

Mars lander takes a selfie  Science MagazineNASA’s InSight Lander Strikes a Confident Pose for Its First Martian Selfie  GizmodoNASA's New Mars Lander Takes 1st Selfie, Scopes Out Workspace  Space.comInSight Mars lander takes its first selfie  Phys.orgNASA's InSight lander just took its first selfie on Mars — take a look  Business InsiderView 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.comArctic Report Card details effect of record melting on global environmental changes  Firstpost'An Indication of What's Coming': Melting at North and South Poles Worse Than Previously Thought  Common DreamsArctic's record warming propelling 'broad change' in climate: study  DW (English)Video shows stunning loss of oldest Arctic sea ice in last 30 years  TreehuggerView 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 this week  WOODTV.comGeminid meteor shower peaks Thursday — here’s where skies will be clear to watch  Washington PostView 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  MedscapeFentanyl deadliest drug in America, CDC confirms  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3Roy Exum: We're Torturing Millions  The ChattanooganView full coverage on Google News