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Bug found embedded in van Gogh masterpiece

Bug found embedded in van Gogh masterpiece Mary Schafer , a conservator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Missouri, found the pesky bug hiding in plain sight in the post-impressionist master's 1889 work " Olive Trees ", Kansas City Star reported . It invites visitors to confront the time period and environment during which van Gogh painted Olive Trees , and to picture the artist outside with his easel, and how the composition fits... [Full Article...]

TBI 'Most Wanted' suspect, 2 others escape Middle Tennessee jail

TBI 'Most Wanted' suspect, 2 others escape Middle Tennessee jail Ferguson and two other men, Jeffrey Strong and Matt White, escaped by tunneling through a wall in their cell and went out a door. According to authorities, Ferguson was serving time for a criminal homicide conviction in connection with a man's death in 2016. [Full Article...]

Democrats make big gains in local elections, but what about next year?

Democrats make big gains in local elections, but what about next year? With the sweep of six, North Branford Republicans unseated the 2015-'17 Town Council Democratic majority of five seats to four. "The results do not portend good things for Republicans" both nationally and locally, former US Sen. Rubenstein got 1,371 votes to Gray's 1,255. The GOP victory followed a heated race that included an upset by the Republican candidates for the Independence Party n... [Full Article...]

Colombia Seizes 12 Tons of Cocaine in Its Biggest-Ever Bust

Colombia Seizes 12 Tons of Cocaine in Its Biggest-Ever Bust The catch was the biggest in the nation's history, Reuters said, adding that the us market value of the drugs was about $360 million. "Thanks to a police operation with overseas intelligence, from friendly countries, the largest seizure in history was made", Santos said at a police base. [Full Article...]

Fox News stops airing Trump impeachment ad after viewers react

Fox News stops airing Trump impeachment ad after viewers react The move came after Trump openly blasted the Democratic donor who paid for the ad as "wacky and unhinged". "Due to the strong negative reaction to their ad by our viewers, we could not in good conscience take their money", Jack Abernethy , Fox News co-president, told AdWeek. [Full Article...]

Electric vehicle tax credit preserved in Senate's revised tax bill, says senator

Electric vehicle tax credit preserved in Senate's revised tax bill, says senator Democrats are strongly opposed to the GOP rewrite, so the Republicans must find agreement among themselves to have any hope of passage. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy told The Associated Press that the Senate's total-repeal approach would face tough sledding in his chamber. [Full Article...]

Trump's former bodyguard reportedly said the Russian Federation dossier is 'bulls

Trump's former bodyguard reportedly said the Russian Federation dossier is 'bulls Multiple sources have said that the offer came from someone close to Emin Agalarov , the pop star who is the son of a Russian oligarch, though Schiller testified that it was not Agalarov himself. When he later told Trump about the offer, Trump reportedly laughed and went to be alone. Trump has also ramped up his attacks after it became public that the Hillary Clinton campaign and Democratic... [Full Article...]

TSA screenings fail to spot weapons most of the time, agency says

TSA screenings fail to spot weapons most of the time, agency says The Department of Homeland Security has since offered eight recommendations to improve checkpoint security. TSA announced last month that all flights arriving to the U.S. "To invest in the CT technology requires funding above what TSA now has", Pekoske said. Undercover tests conducted by the Department of Homeland Security revealed "vulnerabilities" at security checkpoints across USA airpo... [Full Article...]

Ellen to Biden: Please run in 2020

Ellen to Biden: Please run in 2020 Now promoting his new book, Promise Me Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship and goal, about his relationship with Beau, Biden also says that after campaigning for Hillary Clinton , he knew "a month out" from Election Day that Trump was poised to win. [Full Article...]

Friend: Rand Paul Attack Was Property-Related

Friend: Rand Paul Attack Was Property-Related Kentucky doctor pleads not guilty to assault of Sen. She says the investigation "has not concluded". Neither the prosecutor nor Boucher's attorney have said what prompted the attack, but Boucher's attorney has said it was trivial and not related to politics. [Full Article...]

Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore accused of sexually assaulting teen girl

Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore accused of sexually assaulting teen girl She says he touched her over her bra and underpants, and moved her hand to touch him over his underwear. "I wanted it over with - I wanted out", she said she remembers thinking. Doug Jones prosecuted the KKK members responsible for Birmingham church bombing, while Roy Moore was trying to seduce junior high and high school girls. [Full Article...]

Twitter doesn't even know what "verification" means anymore

Twitter doesn't even know what But no matter which camp you fall into, having a verified account signifies one thing: Twitter is acknowledging that it knows who you are and is vouching for you. In celebration of his newly verified status, Kessler tweeted "Looks like I FINALLY got verified by Twitter". Kessler, who posts under the handle @TheMadDimension, deleted his account for a brief period of time in August after he tweet... [Full Article...]

Python found in pants of drunk man German police

Python found in pants of drunk man German police The 19-year-old was detained in the German city of Darmstadt for drunken behaviour after a reported altercation with another man had led to complaints from local residents. The man then "shocked" those present by pulling out a 35-centimetre king python. Police asked the man what that bulge was, the report states, and he told them that it was just a snake. [Full Article...]

Winter Weather Advisory issued for tonight and Thursday

Winter Weather Advisory issued for tonight and Thursday Freezing temperatures will persist for many hours. Temperatures are expected to fall below freezing soon after sunset on Friday and through much of the morning Saturday. MAP: Lake Michigan water temperatures as of November 9, 2017. Considering the airport rarely establishes record lows anymore , it would be quite remarkable. [Full Article...]

Indianapolis Colts release Pro Bowl CB Vontae Davis

Indianapolis Colts release Pro Bowl CB Vontae Davis Coach Chuck Pagano repeated several times after the game that leaving Davis behind was a coach's decision. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported that Davis was not left behind for disciplinary reasons, and said he could be missing the game because of the groin. [Full Article...]

Tata Motors Q2 profit jumps three-fold on Jaguar Land Rover strength

JLR says that it witnessed higher sales and profits on the back of continuing ramp-up of new models such as the Range Rover Velar , Land Rover Discovery , Jaguar XF Sportbrake , Jaguar F-PACE and, in China, the Jaguar XFL. Revenue for the period was up 9 percent to 701.56 billion rupees. Jaguar Land Rover reported a pre-tax profit of 385 million pounds ($505 million), a 38% increase from a ye... [Full Article...]

Sanctions are hurting North Korea, Tillerson says

Sanctions are hurting North Korea, Tillerson says He welcomed USA companies to participate in Xi's Belt-and-Road Initiative, adding that the two countries could cooperate on infrastructure, liquefied natural gas and shale gas. President exposing the many aspects of brutality of Kim's dictatorship from the political prison camps to the daily hunger and deprivation and to the cruelty imposed upon those who try to flee North Korea including forced a... [Full Article...]

Khulna-Kolkata railway service launched

Khulna-Kolkata railway service launched Emphasising on good ties with neighbours, Modi said, "I have always thought that relations with neighbours should be like neighbours. The people-to-people link is the important aspect of connectivity between two nations", added the prime minister. [Full Article...]

Saudi-Iranian tensions escalate amid war of words

Saudi-Iranian tensions escalate amid war of words As he stressed that Iran has nothing but good intentions towards countries and people in the Middle East, Rouhani said that the recent missile attack near the Saudi Arabian capital's airport was a legitimate response by the Yemeni people to Saudi bombings . [Full Article...]

Xi holds welcome ceremony for Trump

Xi holds welcome ceremony for Trump On his three-day state visit to China this week, he had been expected to raise with counterpart Xi Jinping practices long complained of by USA businesses, including stealing American firms' intellectual property, forcing technology transfers, and setting high entry barriers for foreign businesses. [Full Article...]


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