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December 16, 2018 5:06 PM Truck driver saves dogs thrown from vehicle on New York highway

Two beagles were thrown out of an SUV on Interstate 81 in Cortland County on Wednesday. (New York State Police) Two beagles are now recovering after they were thrown out of a vehicle on an upstate New York highway and rescued by a truck driver on Wednesday. New York State Police said in a news release the incident happened on Interstate 81 in Whitney 130

December 16, 2018 3:37 PM Police say Blackhawks mascot attacked, fights back

Police said the Chicago Blackhawks' mascot was attacked by a man on the concourse of the United Center on Friday, but Tommy Hawk didn't go down without a fight. The Chicago Sun-Times, which posted video of part of the brawl, attributed police as saying that the mascot was attacked by a white male between 18 and 20 years of age who was estimated to be 5-foot- 106

December 16, 2018 3:03 PM 'Wreaths Across America' honors fallen vets at hundreds of locations in the US

At hundreds of ceremonies this weekend, Americans quietly paid their respects to those who served and lost their lives in the country's wars. "Wreaths Across America" is an annual December event that pays tribute to U.S. servicemembers. "We're here to honor the veterans. My father was a veteran, my grandfather and my great grandfather and we’re here to place 100

December 15, 2018 4:29 PM Trump joins Wreaths Across America in laying wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery

President Trump joined thousands of volunteers in the rain Saturday at Arlington National Cemetery to participate in the annual holiday wreath-laying event that pays tribute to those who served—and died-- in America’s wars. Trump made the unscheduled stop to the famous military ceremony about 2:15 p.m. ET, hours after the event began. Every December 78

December 15, 2018 2:59 PM Germany weighing new government jet after Buenos Aires debacle

BERLIN (Reuters) - It was a vivid illustration of the gap between Germany’s foreign policy ambitions and its real means: Chancellor Angela Merkel arriving late, on a scheduled flight, to a crucial summit of world leaders because the government jet had broken down. Stung by Merkel’s failure to make the beginning of the Buenos Aires G20 summit on Nov 30, Defence 83

December 14, 2018 8:51 PM 'Modern' Santa? Some want Father Christmas to be gender-neutral, have tattoos, survey finds

A tattooed, hoverboard-riding, beardless Santa Claus? Some respondents to a recent survey think this Christmas icon needs an upgrade. The survey, which was conducted by logo-making company GraphicSprings in October and November, used Google surveys to gather responses from 400 people across the U.S. and U.K, asking them how they would “rebrand” or modernize 137

December 14, 2018 6:21 PM French President Macron Calls For Calm Ahead of 5th Weekend of Violent 'Yellow Vest' Protests

(PARIS) — Anticipating a fifth straight weekend of violent protests, France’s president on Friday called for calm and the Paris police chief warned that armored vehicles and thousands of officers will be deployed again in the French capital. Police chief Michel Delpuech told RTL radio that security services intend to deploy Saturday in the same numbers 87

December 14, 2018 3:26 PM The Brightest Comet of the Year Is Visible This Weekend. Here's Where to See It

The brightest comet of 2018 will streak past Earth right after the peak of the Geminid meteor shower. Comet 46P/Wirtanen will be closest to Earth on Dec. 16, according to EarthSky, and is currently the brightest comet in the sky. The comet will come within about 7 million miles of Earth, putting it among the 10 comets that have come closest to the planet 117

December 14, 2018 12:06 AM Bitcoin ransoms just are not what they used to be

The people behind a rash of bomb threats made across the United States and Canada on Thursday demanded a $20,000 ransom to be paid in bitcoin. Authorities said none of the threats - emailed to hundreds of businesses, public offices and schools - appeared credible. Frankly, the perpetrators would have been better off asking for Turkish lira. Bitcoin and other 83

December 13, 2018 10:50 PM Woman’s tweets detailing heart attack go viral: ‘I was lucky’

A woman who recently survived a heart attack is using her experience to remind others how symptoms of the sometimes fatal occurrence can differ for men and women. The woman, identified only as Twitter user @gwheezie, took to the social media platform on Sunday to share her story, detailing what she later realized were signs of a heart attack. “I want to warn women 133