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Turkey deploys surveillance drone in northern…

Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency says a surveillance and reconnaissance drone has landed at an airport in the breakaway north of ethnically divided Cyprus amid tensions over offshore oil and gas exploration

Nothing To See Here, Just Two-Headed Turtle…

Check out this two-headed turtle.

Death Toll Rises To 16 After Volcanic Eruption In…

On Monday, a popular volcanic tourist attraction erupted on White Island in New Zealand.

Latest Allegation Could Cost the Patriots Bigtime

Looks like Patriots SpyGate II is here, and TMZ says "it's reallllllly bad for the Pats." In footage obtained by Jay Glazer, an NFL on FOX reporter, a Cincinnati Bengals security guard confronts a Patriots video crew that appears to be illegally filming the Bengals sidelines from a high rear...

Snowboarder dies after getting caught in avalanche

A 45-year-old snowboarder was killed Sunday after he was caught in an avalanche that he unintentionally triggered and was buried, according to the Utah Avalanche Center. (Dec. 16)

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UK prime minister to welcome new lawmakers to…

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be welcoming new Conservative Party lawmakers arriving in London following their big win in the General Election

Happy Birthday, Offset! (Saturday, December 14th)

Happy Birthday, Offset! . Kiari Kendrell Cephus turns 28 years old today. Here are five things you may not have known about the rapper. 1. Offset is Quavo’s cousin, and Takeoff is Quavo’s nephew. 2. The fashionable rapper has starred in campaigns for designers Gosha Rubchinskiy, Bryce Barnes and Lavati. 3. He is an investor in the Esports organization FaZe Clan. 4. The Migos member’s first solo album was ‘Father of 4.’. 5. The rapper acted in the TV show, 'Atlanta.'. Happy Birthday, Offset!

Greta Thunberg World's Savviest Twitter Troll

At 16 years old, Greta Thunberg has become the face of the youth climate movement. On Wednesday, Time magazine named her its 2019 person of the year. President Donald Trump criticized Time's choice as "ridiculous," tweeting that Thunberg has an "Anger Management problem" and needs to "Chill." Thunberg changed her Twitter bio to include Trump's insults. Earlier in the week, Thunberg had a similar interaction with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who called the teenager a "little brat." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.

Sheriff: 'Anti-Police Culture' at Starbucks Has…

Yet again, law enforcement is complaining about service they get at Starbucks—this time in California. "Two of our deputies were refused service at Starbucks," tweeted Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco, per CNN . "The anti police culture repeatedly displayed by Starbucks employees must end." Bianco said in a Facebook video...

It's not a tennis ball, but snowball fetch will do

Dave Stevens and his dog Minnie had some fun with snowball fetch in the fresh snow on Dec. 15 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Michelle Obama Comes to Defense of Greta Thunberg

Michelle Obama Comes to Defense of Greta Thunberg. Former first lady Michelle Obama recently took to social media to offer words of encouragement to climate crisis activist Greta Thunberg. In a Twitter post, Obama told Thunberg to never “let anyone dim [her] light.". Don’t let anyone dim your light. Like the girls I’ve met in Vietnam and all over the world, you have so much to offer us all, Michelle Obama, via Twitter. Ignore the doubters and know that millions of people are cheering you on, Michelle Obama, via Twitter. Obama's tweets were seemingly in response to Donald Trump mocking Thunberg a day earlier on Twitter. So ridiculous. Greta must work on her Anger Management problem, then go to a good old fashioned movie with a friend! Chill Greta, Chill!, Donald Trump, via Twitter. Trump’s mocking of Thunberg was spurred on by her recent naming by ‘Time’ as 2019’s Person of the Year. . This is not the first time the president of the United States has publicly made fun of the 16-year-old activist. . In September, Trump sarcastically called Thunberg a “happy young girl” after she delivered an emotional speech in front of the United Nations General Assembly. . In both instances, Thunberg has responded to Trump’s comments by mockingly making them her Twitter bio.

Royalty, EU, US delegations attend Battle of…

Royalty, American and European delegations are attending ceremonies to mark the 75th anniversary of one of the most important battles in World War II

Today in History for December 16th

The Boston Tea Party takes place; World War Two's Battle of the Bulge begins; Ludwig van Beethoven is born. (Dec 16)

Judge Tells Wisconsin to Take 230K Off Voting…

Wisconsin has been ordered to remove about 234,000 names from its list of registered voters. A judge made the ruling Friday in a lawsuit brought by conservatives who argued that the state should have voided the registrations of people who did not respond within 30 days to a letter...

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NFL HQ can relax: NFC East winner will have at…

The folks at NFL headquarters can relax: The NFC East winner will have at least a

Water Found In South African Mine Could Be 2…

Water collected deep within a South African mine could be 2 billion years old and may even contain traces of life.

Lawmakers Call For FBI Surveillance Reform After…

The report criticizes the FBI's standards.

Greta Says Expression's Meaning Was Lost in…

Greta Thunberg said, in issuing an apology, that she didn't intend to sound threatening when she called for holding leaders accountable by saying to "put them against the wall." Some people saw that as suggesting violence against those who don't act on climate change, CBS reports. The 16-year-old blamed her...

Baby lions and leopard rescued from poachers

Indonesian police say they have arrested two men suspected of being part of a ring that poaches and trades in endangered animals and seized from them several lion and leopard cubs and dozens of turtles. (Dec. 16)

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NFL ICYMI: All ends well for Cowboys after flip…

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This Day in History: First US President George…

This Day in History: First US President George Washington Dies. December 14, 1799. The former president died at his Mount Vernon estate in Virginia from a severe respiratory infection. He had developed the infection the day before after refusing to change out of wet clothes following a horseback ride into freezing sleet. His last words were, "Tis well.”. The fledgling nation plunged into a state of mourning. He was eulogized by friends and political foes alike. King George III of England once grudgingly called Washington the “greatest character of the age.”. In his will, Washington referred to himself simply as “George Washington, of Mount Vernon, a citizen of the United States.”

Joe Biden Speaks To Protestor At Texas Rally

At a community gathering for Joe Biden's campaign in San Antonio, Texas, the presidential candidate was interrupted by a protestor asking about corruption in Ukraine. Biden paused while the crowd chanted "We want Joe," then said the protestor "represents Donald Trump very well" and is "just like Donald Trump." He also said the man is a "great American" and urged the crowd to "let him go" and "don't hurt him," saying "this is not a Trump rally, this is a real rally." The former vice president then returned to his speech, linking Trump's rhetoric about an "invasion" at the border to the El Paso shooting in August that left 22 people dead.

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A Suffering Town Celebrates a Victory

On the final play of the game—after a rainy day of vigils and mourning, with flags at half-staff—Riley Ward caught a 36-yard pass from Jack Street. The touchdown gave the Newtown Nighthawks the Connecticut Class LL high school championship on Saturday, the seventh anniversary of the day a...

Drivers battle slick conditions amid heavy…

Motorists on I-70 and I-57 near Effingham, Illinois, had to take it easy with snow-covered roads causing spin-offs and poor road conditions on Dec. 15.

US Implements 3-Digit Suicide Hotline

US Implements 3-Digit Suicide Hotline . The Federal Communications Commissions (FCC) approved the 988 dial-code on Thursday. The hotline will provide mental health support and is intended to relieve some pressure off the 911 line. 988 has an echo of the 911 number we all know as an emergency number. We believe that this three-digit number dedicated for this purpose will help ease access to crisis services. , FCC chairman Ajit Pai, via statement. The FCC is requiring that all telephone providers implement the dial-code within 18 months.