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 sentenced to 3 years in prison  CNNView 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 NewsTheresa May Faces No-Confidence Vote Wednesday Over Brexit Anger  NPRBritain Gets a Second Brexit Referendum (by Proxy)  BloombergThe bright side of Britain’s Brexit chaos  The Washington PostView 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.comNancy Pelosi mocks Trump's 'manhood' after 'wild' Oval Office meet, says she tried to 'be the mom' - NY Daily  New York Daily NewsPelosi vs. Trump: ‘Don’t Characterize the Strength That I Bring,’ She Says  The New York TimesThe 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  SlateHow FBI actions may bring leniency for Michael Flynn  CNNTrump 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 NewsSurveillance footage shows missing Colorado mom on the day she disappeared - NY Daily News  New York Daily NewsMissing Colorado Mom Kelsey Berreth Seen in Video Footage on Day She Vanished  Inside EditionView full coverage on Google News

Christine Blasey Ford: Brett Kavanaugh accuser presents award to abuse survivor Rachael Denhollander - CBS News
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Christine 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 NewsChristine Blasey Ford Commends Larry Nassar Survivor In Rare Public Appearance  HuffPostView 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 News4 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 NewsTIME 2018 Person of the Year goes to Jamal Khashoggi, ‘The Guardians and the War on Truth’  Fox 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 Cuts Three Cardinals—Two Tainted by Scandal—From Council  The Wall Street JournalThird-Ranking Vatican Official Convicted of Sexually Abusing Choir Boys  National ReviewPope removes two cardinals hit by sex scandals from group of close advisers  ReutersView 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 Climbs in Trading Debut After $1.1 Billion IPO  Yahoo! Finance NewsView 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!  LatestLYGoogle chief denies political bias claims - BBC News  BBC NewsGoogle 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

Techs power Wall Street higher on trade optimism - Reuters
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Techs power Wall Street higher on trade optimism  ReutersU.S. stocks jumped on Wednesday, boosted by the technology sector, as indications that Beijing would ease its "Made in China 2025" industrial policy added to ...View full coverage on Google News

Samsung Could Be Developing a Bitcoin (BTC) and Crypto Wallet App for The Galaxy S10 - Ethereum World News
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Samsung Could Be Developing a Bitcoin (BTC) and Crypto Wallet App for The Galaxy S10  Ethereum World NewsLeaked images show the Galaxy S10 will have a feature that’s no longer available on iPhones  BGRSamsung Suddenly Reveals Potential Galaxy S10 Cancellation  ForbesIf This Is Really the Samsung Galaxy S10+ It Will Kick Ass  Tom's Guide1TB Galaxy S10 Will Cost $1800, Beating iPhone XS Max Claims Report  WccftechView 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 might be making its own cellular chips to compete with Qualcomm  The VergeView full coverage on Google News

Intel promises big boost to integrated GPU, breaks teraflop barrier - Ars Technica
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Intel 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's Architecture Day 2018: The Future of Core, Intel GPUs, 10nm, and Hybrid x86  AnandTechIntel is bringing teraflop integrated graphics to 10nm chips in 2019  EngadgetView 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 Agrees to Settle Facebook VR Lawsuit  VarietyZeniMax and Facebook settle Oculus legal battle  Rock Paper ShotgunOculus Lawsuit Between Facebook And ZeniMax Is Over  GameSpotView full coverage on Google News

SAG Awards Nominations – Movies: Crazy Rich Diversity, Emily Blunt, Musicals Shine In Actor Guild Choices - Deadline
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

SAG Awards Nominations – Movies: Crazy Rich Diversity, Emily Blunt, Musicals Shine In Actor Guild Choices  DeadlineSAG Award Nominations: Complete List  VarietyAmy Adams, Emily Blunt and Emma Stone Lead 2019 SAG Award Nominees with Two Each  PEOPLE.comHarry Shum Jr. Named Ambassador for the 2019 SAG Awards  E! NEWSScreen Actors Guild Props Up Popular Players in Film, Ignores Critical Darlings  VarietyView 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 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 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 SixKathie Lee Gifford on Her 'Today' Show Replacement: 'Whoever Hoda Wants, Hoda Gets!' (Exclusive)  Entertainment TonightSpicy Ellen Pompeo Advised Hoda & Kathie Lee to 'Lay Off the Booze'  JezebelView full coverage on Google News

Ellen DeGeneres considers retiring from her talk show — and Portia de Rossi is all for it - Yahoo Entertainment
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Ellen DeGeneres considers retiring from her talk show — and Portia de Rossi is all for it  Yahoo EntertainmentEllen DeGeneres says Portia de Rossi wants her to end daytime talk show  Page SixEllen DeGeneres Returns to Stand-Up: When ET First Met the Comedian (Flashback)  Entertainment TonightEllen DeGeneres Considers Ending Her Daytime Talk Show  E! NEWSEllen DeGeneres Is Considering Leaving Her Daytime Talk Show  AccessView 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 NationPicking up the pace: Are the Toronto Raptors at their best when they play fast?  NBA CAKawhi Leonard, Toronto Raptors, out with bruised hip vs. LA Clippers  ESPNView full coverage on Google News

Report: Red Sox Taking Offers On Rick Porcello, Others - MLB Trade Rumors
Posted on Tuesday December 11, 2018

Report: Red Sox Taking Offers On Rick Porcello, Others  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

Live Chat: Jon Jones, UFC 231 Aftermath, Final FOX Show, Welterweight Title, More - MMAFightingonSBN
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Live Chat: Jon Jones, UFC 231 Aftermath, Final FOX Show, Welterweight Title, More  MMAFightingonSBNCSAC: USADA’s process of handling Jon Jones’ UFC 214 drug-test failure ‘was a wreck’  Bloody ElbowUFC News: Andy Foster Slams USADA For Inefficiency In Jon Jones' Legal Obligations  SportskeedaCalifornia commission, USADA butt heads on jurisdiction, Jon Jones case  MMA FightingJon Jones Granted Temporary Fight License, Cleared for UFC 232  Yahoo SportsView full coverage on Google News

NBA Earned Edition Uniforms - Nike News - Nike News
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

NBA Earned Edition Uniforms - Nike News  Nike NewsNike Reveal 'Earned' Edition Uniforms for Warriors and Every 2018 Playoff Team  Bleacher ReportTeams unveil Earned Edition uniforms for 2018-19 season  NBA.comCleveland Cavaliers unveil powder blue and white 'Earned Edition' uniforms  WJW FOX 8 News ClevelandUtah Jazz to debut green Earned Edition jerseys for Chrismas Day showdown versus Portland  Deseret NewsView 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.comNASA's InSight lander just took its first selfie on Mars — take a look  Business InsiderMars lander takes a selfie  Science MagazineView 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.comSpend an Hour with the Geminid Meteor Shower  Sky & TelescopeMeteor 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 PostView full coverage on Google News

"Scary" warming in the Arctic at unusual times and places - CBS News
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

"Scary" warming in the Arctic at unusual times and places  CBS NewsArctic Report Card details effect of record melting on global environmental changes  Firstpost'Scary' warming at Earth's poles is making scientists worried  New York Post The Arctic Ocean has lost 95 percent of its oldest ice — a startling sign of what’s to come  The Washington Post'An Indication of What's Coming': Melting at North and South Poles Worse Than Previously Thought  Common DreamsView full coverage on Google News

VIDEO: Cosmonauts Slice Spacecraft For Clues To Cause Of Mysterious Hole - NPR
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

VIDEO: 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?  GeekCosmonauts on Spacewalk Cut Into Soyuz Spacecraft to Inspect Patched Hole  Space.comView 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-TV3View full coverage on Google News