Saturday, November 16, 2019

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Paris police use tear gas, water cannon on ‘yellow vest’ protests anniversary

PARIS (Reuters) - French police used a water cannon and fired tear gas in Paris on Saturday to drive back protesters marking the first anniversary of anti-government “yellow vest” demonstrations. On the Place d’Italie in the south of the city, demonstrators…

Road clearing in Hong Kong ‘voluntary’ move by Chinese PLA: city spokesman

SEOUL (Reuters) - A move by China’s People’s Liberation Army to clear debris and barricades left by anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on Saturday was initiated as a “voluntary community activity” by the military, a city spokesman said. The spokesman s…

The Week in Pictures: Venice underwater and fires down under

Pissi Myles, center, a drag performer from Asbury Park, N.J., and a special contributor with Happs News, a live news source that streams through Twitter, reports with her cell phone during impeachment hearings on Nov. 13. They scouted him out at his Barracud…

Trump’s impeachment tantrums reveal a fragile ego obsessed with saving his legacy

As the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, gave public testimony during the House Intelligence Committees second public impeachment hearing Friday, President Donald J. Trump unleashed a bizarre tweet attack, claiming, Everywhere Marie Yovano…

Telescope protest inspires more Native Hawaiian activism

Flapping Hawaiian flags adorn a large canopy on the easement of a highway that winds along Oahus famed North Shore. Under the tent, protesters come and go. Some of them keep guard overnight, and some stop by to wave at cars honking in support or to drop off …

Boeing says it has to ‘re-earn’ public’s trust after crashes

A senior Boeing executive said Saturday the company knows it has to re-earn the publics trust as it works to win approval from U.S. regulators to get its grounded 737 Max jets flying again after crashes that killed 346 people. Stan Deal, president and CEO of…

Shooting in San Diego leaves 5 dead, including 3 children, report says

Three children were among five family members killed in a shooting Saturday morning at a San Diego home that also left an 11-year-old in the hospital, according to the Associated Press. Police believe the shooter is among the dead, according to the AP. Offi…

House investigators question White House Budget official about reasons for delay in aid to Ukraine

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), one of the lawmakers in the closed-door deposition, told reporters a few hours into Sandys testimony that they needed to determine whether it really was a political problem that emanated from the White House, and that it was not som…

After Saugus High School shooting, teens use TikTok to reflect and mourn

Lauren Olmeda was getting ready for school just before 8 a.m. Thursday, when her mother knocked on her bedroom door, telling her she wouldn't be going to class that day. Olmeda's mother told her the sobering news: There had been a shooting at Saugus High Sch…

White House budget official broke ranks and testified in impeachment inquiry

Longtime White House budget employee Mark Sandy appeared in a closed hearing on Saturday before the House committees conducting the impeachment inquiry, making him the first official from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to testify in the inquiry. S…

Pelosi: Trump has “every opportunity to present his case”

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi refuted Republicans claims that President Trump has not had the opportunity for due process in the impeachment inquiry, saying that the president has "every opportunity to present his case." "The president could come right before t…

Pelosi: Trump’s offenses “so much worse” than Nixon’s

“At some point Richard Nixon cared about the country enough to recognize that this could not continue,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tells Face the Nation

Health

ISCHEMIA: Invasive Strategy No Better Than Meds for CV Events – TCTMD

PHILADELPHIA, PAAfter more than 10 years and $100 million, the International Study of Comparative Health Effectiveness With Medical And Invasive Approaches (ISCHEMIA) has delivered a decisive result: an invasive strategy on top of optimal medical therapy (OMT…

British man, 32, nearly dies after parasite crawls up his penis and lays eggs – Daily Mail

A British man almost died after a parasite crawled into his manhood and laid eggs in his vital organs during a 'dream holiday' to Africa. James Michael, from Kensington, London, said he was left 'debilitated' and unable to sleep from the pain of the bugs att…

Feel More Relaxed at Home with These Best Essential Oil Diffusers

One limited to spas, aromatherapy has made its way into our homes as we try to create a relaxing environment away from the stresses of work and responsibility. Calming the mind can help improve focus as well as the quality of sleep. Whether youre experienced …

Stents and bypass surgery are no more effective than drugs for stable heart disease, highly anticipated trial results show – The Washington Post

Overall, the keenly anticipated ISCHEMIA study results suggest that invasive procedures, stents and bypass surgery, should be used more sparingly in patients with stable heart disease and the decision to use them should be less rushed, experts said. The $100…

Polio-like disease hits three kids on Long Island – Newsday

A rare polio-like disease that has struck at least three Long Island children since a nationwide outbreak began in 2014 typically starts as a common viral infection. For Emma DAntonio, 8, of Bohemia, it was an ear infection in August 2018. A week later, her …

When undergoing chemo or radiation, cancer patients need to avoid diseases. CDC provides vital tips. – Washington Post

Up to 75 percent of our bodys white blood cells are neutrophils, and they play a major role in helping fight infection. When theyre needed, neutrophils are among the first cells to respond. They gobble up microorganisms and release enzymes and other substance…

Anxious and depressed as a scary disease destroyed her lungs, she turned to ecstasy for relief. Here’s what happened. – Washington Post

And anything turned out to be MDMA, the psychotropic drug known as ecstasy or molly and commonly used by ravers and music festival mavens to attain euphoric, communal bliss. Ecstasy and I had partied together just once, after college, in combination with pot…

Three new measles cases in Cobb County – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Health authorities on Friday reported three new cases of measles in Cobb County, where multiple people have been quarantined since a middle schooler was diagnosed with the virus earlier this month. The three confirmed cases involve members of the same family…

Are kissing bugs dangerous? Here’s what to know – Fox News

Dear Dr. Manny,  My son found a funny looking bug in the backyard. When we went to identify it, we found out it was a kissing bug! Aren’t those dangerous? Why are they dangerous?  Thanks for your question. DO YOU NEED YOUR TONSILS REMOVED? The kissing bug…

Type 2 diabetes: Experts agree this diet will keep blood sugar levels low – what is it? – Express

Type 2 diabetes: Experts agree this diet will keep blood sugar levels low - what is it? - Express

ER doctor calls for kids to stop vaping, as CDC points to potential culprit behind illnesses – Fox News

At least 42 people have died as a result of vaping-related illness, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said this week as health officials upped the number of confirmed and probable lung injury cases to 2,172 as of Nov. 13. Additionally, for…

US states saw drop in vaccine rates for children as anti-vaxx theories spread – The Guardian

More than half the states in America have seen a decline over the past decade in the take-up rates among kindergarten children of vaccines against diseases such as measles, mumps, hepatitis B and polio, as unfounded anti-vaccination theories have spread. A n…

Politics

Obama speaks out on 2020: Voters ‘don’t want to see crazy stuff’

"For those who get stressed about robust primaries, I just have to remind you that I had a very robust primary," Obama said, according to a transcript of the event. "Not only did I win ultimately a remarkably tough and lengthy primary process with Hillary Cli…

U.S. may delay Huawei trade ban for another six months

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross had recently confirmed that U.S. firms will soon be granted licenses that will allow them to sell non-sensitive components to Huawei. Now, a new report from Politico claims the Commerce Department is likely to soon grant a six-m…

Pro-Trump Goof Dodges Questions on Trump Impeachment Tweets by Taking Obviously Fake Phone Call

GOP Representative John Ratcliffe tried to dodge reporters outside impeachment hearings against Donald Trump by pretending to take an urgent call, even though the home screen of his phone was clearly visible and it was obvious he was rambling into the void, P…

Nancy Pelosi Says New NAFTA Deal Is ‘Imminent’

WASHINGTON — The most powerful Democrat in the United States Congress says she believes lawmakers on Capitol Hill could vote on the new North American free-trade agreement before the end of the year. Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the House of Representatives,…

Timeline: The curious release of military aid to Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) Military aid promised by the U.S. to Ukraine and the strange circumstances under which it was held up and eventually released is at the heart of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. For Republicans, the key fact is that Ukrain…

Pelosi says Trump’s actions amount to bribery as impeachment inquiry intensifies

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi holds her weekly news conference in the House Visitors Center, at the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 14, 2019. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday Preside…

Trump says decision on tariffs for imported cars coming ‘very soon’

WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump says he "will make a decision very soon" about whether to impose tariffs on imported cars and auto parts. It was unclear whether he would meet a Wednesday deadline to decide. In May, Trump declared that auto imports…

The U.S. Navy canceled a routine Black Sea operation after Trump complained that it was hostile to Russia

Christopher Anderson, an aide to Kurt Volker, former special envoy to Ukraine, testified that the White House canceled a Navy freedom-of-navigation operation in the Black Sea after President Trump complained to then-national security adviser John Bolton about…

On the Red Carpet

Laquan Smith X Jordache Collaboration Celebration

September 2019 LaQuan Smith and Jordache teamed up for a capsule collection of denim looks. Models including Georgia Fowler, Halima Aden, and Alton Mason...

Fashion

EXPATS S/S 2020 Runway collection MBFW Russia

EXPATS debuts S/S 2020 collection founded by Stephan Rabimov during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia photos by Ik Aldama EXPATS, a newly established fashion collective of...

Bridal

Monique Lhuillier Wedding Weekend on Madison

Exclusive preview of Monique Lhuillier Fall 2020 bridal collection at her newly relocated New York flagship store on Madison ave Event co-hosted by Julie Sabatino owner...

Events

2019 NYC Veterans Day Parade

New York City’s 100th annual Veterans Day Parade

Spotlight

Entertainment

Elizabeth Banks on Charlie’s Angels reboot criticism: ‘You’ve had 37 Spider-Man movies’

In the age of reboots, revivals, and sequels, Elizabeth Banks wants to know why people are criticizing her for creating another chapter in the Charlie’s Angels franchise. In a recent profile in WSJ Magazine, the Charlie’s Angels writer/director/star responde…

LIFESTYLE: Natural beauties

Fall back in love with the raw allure of stripped-back wood, unadorned ceramics and pure wool forever pieces for your home Light, £1,800, naomipaul.co.uk. Lava stone table, £5,983.30, heals.com. Blue serving bowl, £19.99, and cutlery, £8.99 for set of three,…

Meghan Markle’s Outfits Have Created ‘The Meghan Effect’ –

Meghan Markle has been married to Prince Harry for about a year and a half, and since then, shes become somewhat of a fashion icon. Kate Middleton has always had a massive pull on the fashion industry (known as the Kate effect) based on what she wears to even…

Disney Plus Is Going to Embiggen The Simpsons Back To Its Proper Aspect Ratio Next Year

For classic The Simpsons, 16:9, the default widescreen viewing ratio, is not the most cromulent option. In fact, its a pretty bad one. But its the option that shipped with Disney Plus, much to the consternation of classic Groening fans everywhere. The probl…

Miranda Lambert Explains How Her Marriage to Brendan McLoughlin is ‘Different’ Than Her Years With Blake Shelton

Country star Miranda Lambert seems happier than ever with her second husband, Brendan McLoughlin, but its hard to forget the days when Lambert was married to fellow country singer Blake Shelton. The two were one of countrys biggest power couples at the time, …

Selena Gomez Wrote a Sweet Comment on Bella Hadid’s Insta, and Bella Deleted the Entire Post

Selena Gomez started following Bella Hadid on Instagram earlier this month, and yesterday she left a sweet comment on one of Bella posts, writing, "Stunning 😍." Bella has since deleted the entire Instagram post, which is very 👀.

‘Frozen 2’: Does Elsa Fall in Love with a Female Character?

It’s almost time for Frozen 2! All of our favorite characters who stole our hearts in the original 2013 film are back. The first Frozen broke a few Disney tropes that had been around since the very beginning of the production company. Rarely do we ever see …

Fans accuse Janet Jackson of lip-syncing at concert, walk out in protest

Janet Jackson fans are not happy with the singer. They accused the star of lip-syncing during her RNB performance Friday night in Brisbane, Australia, and some walked out in protest. One fan told The Sunday Mail that the 53-year-old's set was a "disaster." …

Sports

Tsitsipas into first ATP Finals showpiece with victory over Federer

Roger Federer's hopes of a record-extending seventh ATP Finals title are over for another year 2019 Nitto ATP Finals Venue: O2 Arena, London Dates: 10-17 NovemberCoverage: Watch live coverage of one match p…

AL West: Can Angels land an ace?

With MLB free agency underway, the offseason is going to pick up steam. What are the big questions facing all 30 teams? Here's a look at the AL West, where the Astros continue to loom, the A's always seem to find a way to contend and the Angels appear poised…

Euro 2020 qualifier: Davis misses penalty as NI draw with Netherlands in Belfast

The penalty miss by Davis came on his 116th international appearance Northern Ireland's slim hopes of qualifying automatically for the Euro 2020 finals ended as they drew 0-0 with the Netherlands in Belfast. Captain Steven Davis blasted a first-half penalty…

Charles Woodson joins Urban Meyer to explain Michigan’s defensive adjustments | URBAN’S PLAYBOOK (VIDEO)

Charles Woodson joins Urban Meyer to explain Michigan’s defensive adjustments | URBAN’S PLAYBOOK (VIDEO)

A Small Town Gave Up Tackle Football. It Came Storming Back.

There was another reason for restoring the program: Some parents felt young players were less prepared when they joined the eighth-grade team an important feeder for the high school squad because they were not as practiced at hitting. You can have a kid now,…

Georgia vs. Auburn: Live stream, watch online, TV channel, kickoff time, odds, line, pick, prediction – CBS Sports

It's the Deep South's Oldest Rivalry, and it's also the biggest game of the weekend. No. 4 Georgia and No. 12 Auburn are set to square off in a showdown that will take center stage on Saturday afternoon in the SEC on CBS Game of the Week. Georgia can wrap up …

Best Of The Celtics 10 Game Win Streak – NBA

Relive the best of the Celtics journey to their league leading 10-1 start!

Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa carted off with right hip injury, bloody nose vs. Mississippi State – CBS Sports

Tua Tagovailoa's ankle was a major storyline ahead of No. 5 Alabama's game on Saturday at Mississippi State. His health will continue to be a storyline moving forward as Tagovailoa had to be carted off the field in the first half after taking a nasty hit. Ta…

Business

With Dow, S&P 500 at record highs, investors are ignoring a ‘material deterioration’ in the global economy

The mood on Wall Street is decidedly bullish, as investors watched the benchmark S&P 500 index notch its fourth consecutive record close on Friday amid rising optimism that the U.S. and China are headed toward an agreement that could ease tensions over tr…

Popeyes customer catches young boy working in restaurant kitchen: ‘It was so insane’

A customer at a Popeyes restaurant in Texas was shocked when he witnessed a young boy working in the kitchen. According to the customer, the boy looked to be about “9 years old” and was seen “handling raw chicken before giving it to a male staff worker who w…

Federal study shows that some heart surgeries aren’t needed – Business Insider

Dangerous heart surgeries like bypasses may not be needed, according to new research from the federal government. Patients that received drug therapy alone, with no surgery, for blocked arteries did not have any more heart attacks than those that did have su…

Leaked Chinese papers on Muslim camps have Xi Jinping speeches – Business Insider

With more than 3 million people now being held in forced indoctrination camps in western China, ruling party is beginning to experience some cracks in its once impenetrable facade.  One of the biggest leaks in the history of the country published Saturday by…

Five Below starts selling products for more than $5

(CNN)Five Below, a popular store focusing on products for $5 and under, is undergoing a colossal change: Its price point is going up for the first time in 17 years. No longer will the store, a bargain hunter's dream, only sell items priced at $5 and under. N…

3 Stocks to Hold for the Next 20 Years

It seems harder than ever for investors to stick with a buy-and-hold investing strategy amid 24-hour news cycles that report on every little move the market makes. Unending news about how companies are performing can make it feel like you're doing something w…

Elon Musk’s plan to build a new Tesla factory in Germany makes no sense. Here’s why.

Last week, Tesla announced that it would build a new Gigafactory — Tesla's term for a rather grandiose term for a car plant — near Berlin. That would bring the Tesla Gigafactory count to four, with facilities in Nevada, New York state, China, and now Germany…

Seven workers fired after brawl at Milwaukee Popeyes caught on video

MILWAUKEE (WITI) Multiple employees at a Milwaukee Popeyes restaurant lost their jobs after a wild brawl was caught on camera Wednesday, WITI reports. Cellphone video from inside the fast food eatery shows the fight break out while customers were still insid…
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