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China urges US to “stop flexing muscles” in S…

China has urged the U.S. military to “stop flexing muscles” in the disputed South China Sea

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Someone loves a good scratch.

Holmes Confirms Trump-Sondland Call About Ukraine…

David Holmes, a career foreign service offer, testified that he overheard a phone call between President Trump and U.S. Ambassador Gordon Sondland.

New Harassment Complaint Riles CBS

Two women have quit their jobs after yet another sexual harassment complaint at CBS, the New York Times reports. Broti Gupta, a writer on Carol's Second Act , complained in September that executive producer David Hunt—husband of the show's star, Patricia Heaton—got handsy with her on two occasions. Gupta,...

Ford hopes to score big with Mustang electric SUV

Ford Motor Co. is hoping to score big with an electric SUV for daily drivers that sort of looks like a Mustang performance car.

Boris Johnson Promises A Conservative Win Will…

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Britain’s Conservatives will end the uncertainty felt in the country. According to Reuters, if conservatives are elected in December, Johnson promised to deliver Brexit. The Dec. 12 elections was called to end three years of disagreement over Britain leaving the European Union. At the CBI’s annual conference, Johnson said big businesses want certainty now, even if they’re not in favor of Brexit. The date of Britain’s departure has been delayed three times so far.

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Asian shares mixed amid cautious mood, eyes on…

Asian shares are mixed in a cautious mode after Wall Street closed out the week with milestones

Largest Starbucks Store Ever Opens in Chicago

Largest Starbucks Store Ever Debuts in Chicago. The Starbucks Roastery, which is the coffee's giant's sixth, is around 35,000 square feet. The spot is five stories tall and overtakes Starbucks' Tokyo Roastery. Other Roastery locations include Seattle, New York, Shanghai and Milan. The Chicago location was announced in 2017 and is open seven days a week. Over it has over 200 employees that not only serve, but also cocktails and baked goods. In addition to pastries from Princi, the Roastery offers pizza and has three coffee bars. The location also has a liquid nitrogen gelato bar and an experiential bar

Trump Tweets That Williams Should Meet With Other…

President Donald Trump tweeted at Jennifer Williams, one of the vice president’s top national security aides. He said Williams should the transcripts of both his calls with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Trump wrote: She should meet with the other Never Trumpers, who I don’t know & mostly never even heard of, & work out a better presidential attack!” According to Politico, Williams recently testified before Congress for Trump’s impeachment hearings. She said the call between Trump and Zelensky was “unusual and inappropriate.”

Ariana Grande: I'm in 'So Much Pain'

Ariana Grande says she's "in a lot of pain" with a weirdly lingering health problem and might have to cancel upcoming gigs—even though it's "the last thing I would ever want to do." People reports that she wrote about her illness Saturday on Instagram , saying "I've been sick since...

Strong storm flooding parts of the Outer Banks

A marathon-like storm continues to pound the Outer Banks of North Carolina for the third day in a row. Parts of Highway 12 are impassible because of flooding and sand dunes that have washed onto the highway. North Carolina Department of Transportation report that the highway likely will remain closed between the Marc Basnight Bridge and Rodanthe until possibly Tuesday morning, Nov. 19.

Roger Stone Found Guilty of Lying to Congress…

Roger Stone Found Guilty of Lying to Congress, Witness Tampering. Stone was on trial for obstructing a House investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. A federal jury found Stone guilty on all charges Friday. The trial concluded with unanimous guilty verdicts on five felony counts of lying to investigators, one count of obstructing a congressional probe and one count of witness tampering. Prosecution urged U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson to have Stone taken into custody, which she declined. Jackson placed Stone under the same restrictions he’s dealt with for months while out on bail. . Stone's fate now lies in Donald Trump's hands, with many wondering if the president will pardon his former political adviser.

Jon Voight, Alison Krauss honored with national…

Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight, singer and musician Alison Krauss and mystery writer James Patterson are among those being honored by President Donald Trump for their contributions to the arts or the humanities

Rapper Kanye West: 'The only superstar is Jesus'

Rapper Kanye West told parishioners at Joel Osteen's Houston megachurch on Sunday that his recent spiritual awakening has made him realize he's no longer in the service of fame and money but "in service to God." (Nov. 17)

Andrew's Interview Called Worse Than a 'Train…

Prince Andrew's TV interview about his friendship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein has triggered shock waves of disbelief across British media, CNN reports. To recap, the prince soberly denied even knowing accuser Virginia Giuffre, who was underage at the time. In particular, he denied having sex with Giuffre on...

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Kim Jong Un supervises another N. Korean military…

North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised a military drill and vowed to build an “invincible army,” displaying defiance even as US and South Korea call off their own exercises to create space for diplomacy

This Is The Special 'Panda Express' Plane For Bei…

Check out the "Panda Express" plane.

Trump Clears Officers Accused Of War Crimes…

The Pentagon had recommended against clearing the officers because it could undermine the integrity of the military's judicial process.

Last Survivor of Hindenburg 'Did Not Talk About…

Werner Gustav Doehner, who was an 8-year-old passenger on the Hindenburg when it burst into flames in 1939, has died. Doehner, 90, was the last of the 62 passengers and crew members who survived the disaster, which killed 36 people, including one crew member on the ground. "He did not...

AP Top Stories November 17 P

Here are the top stories for Sunday, November 17th: US and South Korea postpone military exercise; Louisiana's Democratic governor wins re-election; Bloomberg apologizes for stop-and-frisk; Venice floods.

Pete Buttigieg Gets Democratic Lead In Iowa

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg is ahead of the Democratic pack in Iowa. According to Reuters, Iowa is the first state to vote in February for the presidential elections. Buttigieg’s support jumped to 25 percent.a 16-point increase since the last survey. Second among Democrats is Sen. Elizabeth Warren at 16 percent. And In third former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders tied at 15 percent.

Reid: Iowa, NH not diverse enough to provide Dems…

Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says that while Iowa and New Hampshire get to weigh in first on the Democratic presidential contest next year, the states are not diverse enough to offer any insight into how a candidate will fare

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Share New Archie…

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Share New Archie Picture The Prince of Wales celebrated his 71st birthday on Nov. 14, and the royal couple sent Archie's "grandpa" a special message. They released the black and white photo to mark the special occasion. @sussexroyal/Instagram The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's son was christened in a private ceremony at Windsor Castle in July.

Chuck Schumer Calls On Trump To Testify Before…

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called on President Donald Trump. He said the president should testify before Congress instead of tweeting. Trump defended himself on Twitter repeatedly against testimonies in the impeachment hearings against him. According to CNN, several former and current Trump administration officials have defied subpoenas. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi also invited Trump to testify in front of Congress.

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Chemistry Professors Arrested in Meth Probe

Two chemistry professors in Arkansas have been accused of breaking bad, and have been arrested on suspicion of making methamphetamine. Terry David Bateman, 45, and Bradley Allen Rowland, 40, have been on administrative leave since Oct. 11, the Democrat-Gazette reports, days after a chemical odor was reported in the science...

Cruise ship battles Nor'easter winds & waves

A cruise ship off the coast of North Carolina had a rough time on Nov. 17, when they had to deal with the winds and waves of a powerful nor'easter. The ship, bound for Baltimore, had to slow to a crawl.

Scientists Seek 10,000 Dogs for Aging Study

Scientists Seek 10,000 Dogs for Aging Study. The study is the largest-ever analysis of its kind. A pill meant to slow aging will be given to 500 of the test subjects. Researchers say they hope to use their results to figure out human longevity. . "What we learn will potentially be good for dogs and has great potential to translate to human health." - Co-director Daniel Promislow, via Associated Press. The study lasts five years and is being funded by the National Institute on Aging. Vet records and DNA samples will be required. Periodically, dog owners must fill out specific surveys. Throughout the process, dogs can live at home and not change up any of their normal activities. Veterinarian visits are also required. All types and ages of dogs can participate. If you would like to nominate your pup, go to dogagingproject.org