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 NewsMichael Cohen sentencing: Live updates  CNNMichael Cohen jail time: Michael Cohen sentenced to 3 years in prison — live updates  CBS NewsMichael Cohen named Trump as 'Individual-1'. Here's why prosecutors haven't identified him in court.  NBC NewsMichael Cohen sentenced to 3 years in prison  CNNView full coverage on Google News

Theresa May to Face No-Confidence Vote That Could Oust Her as Prime Minister - Slate
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Theresa May to Face No-Confidence Vote That Could Oust Her as Prime Minister  SlateTheresa May awaits confidence vote result - as Tory MPs cast ballots  BBC NewsTheresa May: Change in leadership could delay Brexit  CNNBritain 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.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 ExaminerTrump warns Democrats against impeachment: “The people would revolt”  SalonHow FBI actions may bring leniency for Michael Flynn  CNNMueller Investigations Finally Begin To Worry Trump Allies  HuffPostTrump probably won't be charged with campaign finance fraud in office. But that doesn't make him innocent.  NBCNews.comView full coverage on Google News

Did you feel the earth move this morning? You aren't alone - MDJOnline.com
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Did you feel the earth move this morning? You aren't alone  MDJOnline.comQuake-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 BeachEarthquake, magnitude 4.4, rattles Tennessee, Georgia  Fox NewsMagnitude 4.4 earthquake shakes Tennessee, Georgia  USA TODAYView 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 makes first public statement post Kavanaugh hearingr  AOLChristine Blasey Ford presents award to Nassar accuser Rachael Denhollander  NBC NewsRachael Denhollander named "Inspiration of the Year" by Sports Illustrated  CBS NewsChristine Blasey Ford presents SI ‘Inspiration of the Year’ award to Rachael Denhollander  The Washington PostView full coverage on Google News

France 'terror' shooting leaves 3 dead, multiple injured with gunman on the run: officials - Fox News
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

France 'terror' shooting leaves 3 dead, multiple injured with gunman on the run: officials  Fox NewsStrasbourg Attack Was Terrorism, French Government Confirms  SlateStrasbourg shooting suspect, ID'd as extremist, still at large; 5 others arrested  Fox NewsDeadly terror attack at a French Christmas market  ABC NewsStrasbourg shooting: Gunman at large after three killed and 12 injured  BBC NewsView full coverage on Google News

China sends mixed messages on arrest of ex-Canadian diplomat amid Huawei legal battle - Fox News
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

China sends mixed messages on arrest of ex-Canadian diplomat amid Huawei legal battle  Fox NewsCanadian court releases Huawei's Meng Wanzhou on bail | Al Jazeera English  Al Jazeera EnglishHuawei executive wanted by the U.S. granted bail by Canadian judge  NBC 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.comTIME 2018 Person of the Year goes to Jamal Khashoggi, ‘The Guardians and the War on Truth’  Fox NewsJamal 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 Cuts Three Cardinals—Two Tainted by Scandal—From Council  The Wall Street JournalPope removes two cardinals hit by sex scandals from group of close advisers  ReutersThird-Ranking Vatican Official Convicted of Sexually Abusing Choir Boys  National ReviewView full coverage on Google News

Dow rallies more than 350 points amid optimism surrounding US-China trade talks - AOL
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Dow rallies more than 350 points amid optimism surrounding US-China trade talks  AOLDow rises 300 points on new US-China trade hopes  CNNDow pares gains, still up 240 points on US-China trade hopes  CNBCStocks jump on signs of trade talk progress  Yahoo FinanceS&P 500, Dow Jones & Nasdaq 100 Charts: Monday’s Reversal Lows Hold the Key  DailyFXView full coverage on Google News

Tencent Music debut strikes a chord with investors - Yahoo Finance
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Tencent Music debut strikes a chord with investors  Yahoo FinanceTencent Music pops in market debut, after opening at $14.10  CNBCTencent Music prepares to launch its IPO at the NYSE  CGTN AmericaHow China weaned itself off music piracy  InkstoneTencent Music IPO; Trump on Huawei; Brexit uncertainty  CNNView full coverage on Google News

California text tax: California considers a tax on text messages - CBS News
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

California text tax: California considers a tax on text messages  CBS NewsText messages might be next to face California tax, reports say  Fox NewsOMG! Now California wants to tax text-messaging?  The Mercury NewsCalifornia considers charging residents a tax for sending text messages  USA TODAYCalifornia Wants to Tax Your Text Messages. Here's Why  FortuneView 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

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

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  VarietyOculus Lawsuit Between Facebook And ZeniMax Is Over  GameSpotBethesda and Facebook Reach Settlement on Massive VR Lawsuit  Screen RantView full coverage on Google News

Apple might be making its own cellular chips to compete with Qualcomm - The Verge
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Apple might be making its own cellular chips to compete with Qualcomm  The VergeApple's New iPhones Have A Serious Design Problem  ForbesQualcomm says Apple is still selling iPhones in China, breaching court order  CNBCApple reportedly developing custom cellular modem for iPhones in-house amid battle with Qualcomm  9to5MacQualcomm's Challenges May Only Get Worse  Seeking AlphaView full coverage on Google News

Review: Amazon Echo Input is the easiest way to stream media to speakers - TechCrunch
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Review: Amazon Echo Input is the easiest way to stream media to speakers  TechCrunchToday’s best deals: iPads at all-time low prices, Philips Hue sale, Instant Pot, Sonos, DNA tests, more  BGRHow to host a party with your Amazon Echo  Android CentralAmazon launches massive device sale - and the Echo is included  Mirror OnlineIt’s not too late to get a Fire TV Stick for $25, or for free when you buy an Echo Dot  BGRView 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  Variety2019 Oscars scorecard: ‘Vice’ and ‘Green Book’ keep lead after Critics’ Choice nominations  Gold Derby‘A Star Is Born’ and ‘BlacKkKlansman’ Lead SAG Nominations  Collider.comView 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 NewsEmily Blunt brings most of the magic in Mary Poppins Returns: EW review  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

Isha Ambani, Anand Piramal's wedding: Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas and Hillary Clinton attend - USA TODAY
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Isha Ambani, Anand Piramal's wedding: Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas and Hillary Clinton attend  USA TODAYMukesh Ambani's residence 'Antilla' decked up for Isha-Anand's wedding  Hindustan TimesBeyonce, Hillary Clinton among guests as daughter of India’s richest man marries in $100mn wedding  RTIndia's Richest Man Mukesh Ambani Reportedly Spent $100 Million on Daughter Isha's Lavish Wedding  PEOPLE.comIsha Ambani wedding: Bachchans, Ambanis, Priyanka -Nick arrive for the wedding  Hindustan TimesView full coverage on Google News

Kathie Lee Gifford Says Her Replacement on 'Today' Will Be Hoda Kotb's Pick - TMZ
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Kathie Lee Gifford Says Her Replacement on 'Today' Will Be Hoda Kotb's Pick  TMZKathie Lee Gifford: 'Who Hoda wants, Hoda gets!'  AOLKathie 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  TMZKathie Lee Gifford on Her 'Today' Show Replacement: 'Whoever Hoda Wants, Hoda Gets!' (Exclusive)  Entertainment TonightView full coverage on Google News

NFL Power Rankings Week 14: Finally, the Chiefs stand alone... - The Athletic
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

NFL Power Rankings Week 14: Finally, the Chiefs stand alone...  The AthleticNFL Power Rankings Week 15 Reaction Show: Steelers Out of Top 10 | NFL  NFLNFL Week 15 playoff scenarios: Cowboys, Patriots among six teams who can lock in spot  USA TODAYSeahawks News 12/12: Frank Clark on New Look Seahawks Defense  Field GullsWeek 15 2018 NFL Power Rankings - Wish lists for all 32 teams  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

Golden State Warriors, 2018 Sportsperson of the Year: Secrets of franchise - Sports Illustrated
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

Golden State Warriors, 2018 Sportsperson of the Year: Secrets of franchise  Sports IllustratedKevin Durant: 'We will get our jerseys retired, get statues'  Yahoo! SportsKevin Durant: “We’ll Probably All Get Statues” Outside Of Warriors New Arena  HotNewHipHopWarriors Kevin durant compares Michael Jordan to Einstein and Obama  Golden State of MindKevin Durant on His Trash-Talking Experience With Kobe, Dirk, and KG  The RingerView 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 ReportMiami Heat unveil Sunsert Vice, part of NBA's 'Earned' jerseys  ESPNCleveland Cavaliers unveil powder blue and white ‘Earned Edition’ uniforms  WJW FOX 8 News ClevelandUtah Jazz debut new Nike “Earned” Green Jerseys  SLC DunkView 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 & TelescopeGeminid meteor shower peaks this week  WOODTV.comMeteor shower expected to light up the sky over R.I. on Thursday  The Providence JournalView 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

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.comMars lander takes a selfie  Science MagazineInSight Mars lander takes its first selfie  Phys.orgView full coverage on Google News

Space station astronauts on a spacewalk to investigate mystery hole - Astronomy Magazine
Posted on Tuesday December 11, 2018

Space station astronauts on a spacewalk to investigate mystery hole  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 surpasses heroin as most deadly US drug  NewsyFentanyl now America's deadliest drug, federal health officials say  USA TODAYCocaine 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