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January 9, 2019 4:36 AM California highway officer helps deliver baby along roadside

California Highway Patrol Officer Jeffrey Lloyd holds a baby he helped deliver along Highway 99 on Monday. (CHP South Sacramento) A mother and her newborn daughter were in "excellent health" and resting at a local hospital Tuesday, one day after a California Highway Patrol officer helped deliver the baby along the side of a busy highway. CHP Officer 131

January 8, 2019 5:44 PM Paris' first all-nude restaurant closing due to lack of customers

A little over a year after it opened, Paris' first nudist restaurant, O'Naturel, is set to close its doors in February due to a lack of business. O'Naturel opened in November 2017 in the city of lights' 12 arrondissement, a testament to the rising popularity of naturism in France. But unfortunately it didn't prove as popular as expected, as the owners 237

January 7, 2019 3:30 PM Boy survives horrific injury after bolt pierces skull

A 5-year-old boy somehow escaped a severe brain injury after a water pump explosion caused a metal bolt to pierce his skull, missing his brain by just millimeters. Chhabila Jumar, of Kathariya, India, was reportedly playing in a field near the broken pump while it was being repaired, according to SWNS. At some point, the pump’s fan belt snapped and sent fragments 119

January 7, 2019 2:05 PM Turkey to investigate whether Google violated competition law

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey’s competition authority said on Monday it had launched an investigation into whether internet search engine Google broke competition law with algorithms it uses for searches and to target advertisements. The probe follows a complaint that Alphabet Inc’s Google unit had “abused its dominant position and made the efforts of other 123

January 6, 2019 5:07 PM Lyondell Houston refinery not affected by nearby accident: company

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Operations at Lyondell Basell Industries 263,776 barrel-per-day (bpd) Houston refinery were unaffected by a nearby industrial accident on Saturday, a company spokeswoman said. The refinery was informed about the accident at about 3 p.m. local time (2100 GMT) on Saturday, said Lyondell spokeswoman Chevalier Gray. Two people working 100

January 5, 2019 3:39 PM How the government shutdown is affecting Americans

His son might not be able to complete his last semester The shutdown has been a stressful time for some US Coast Guard families, as about 42,000 service members are being forced to work without pay. Kayla, whose husband serves in the Coast Guard, says it took a toll on the holiday season. Things could get even tougher. Kayla says she's a full-time student 105

January 5, 2019 12:39 AM Baby sitter accused of killing boy and giving body to mother

This undated booking photo released by Marathon County Sheriff's Office shows Marissa Tietsort of Wausau, Wis. The Wisconsin baby sitter accused of killing a 2-month-old boy has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide. A criminal complaint filed Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, says Tietsort caused the infant's death in October, then put him in a snowsuit 122

January 5, 2019 12:38 AM Japanese lawmaker under fire for LGBT comment

TOKYO – A Japanese legislator is drawing criticism for his comment that "a nation would collapse" if everyone became LGBT. Remarks by Katsuei Hirasawa, a veteran lawmaker of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, were carried on Nippon News Network's national broadcast Friday. Outrage has been popping up on social media. Hirasawa told a crowd in Yamanashi 108

January 4, 2019 11:49 PM Earth quake rattles Albania, 5 homes damaged, no injuries

TIRANA, Albania – Albanian authorities say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.8 has struck off the country's southwestern coast, causing material damage but no injuries. The Institute of GeoSciences, Energy, Water and Environment says the quake occurred at 1826 GMT (1926 local time) Friday and affected the Borsh commune, 240 kilometers (150 miles) 95

January 4, 2019 9:24 PM Here Are All of the Solar and Lunar Eclipses You Can See in 2019

2019 will have plenty in store for astronomy fans across the world, with a total solar eclipse, an annular solar eclipse, a total lunar eclipse and more. The most exciting such event for U.S.-based stargazers may be the so-called “Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse” on Jan. 21, says Christian Veillet, an astronomer at the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory 130