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January 9, 2018 7:50 AM 'Ask This Guy.' Thailand's PM Leaves a Life-Size Cardboard Cut-Out to Answer Questions

Thailand’s junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha has come up with a novel way to deflect journalists’ questions: just pass them off to a cardboard likeness. At a press conference in Bangkok, Prayuth, who serves as prime minister of the country’s military-run government, briefly addressed a crowd of reporters and families, according to the BBC. It appeared as if he was going 64

January 8, 2018 11:48 PM Former Baruch College fraternity members sentenced to jail for pledge's hazing death

Three former fraternity brothers from a New York City college were sentenced to jail Monday for their role in a pledge's hazing death in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains five years ago. Kenny Kwan, Raymond Lam and Sheldon Wong -- who were part of Pi Delta Psi with Baruch College -- had pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and hindering apprehension 68

January 8, 2018 5:24 PM Florida couple's 'getaway' treehouse must come down after Supreme Court declines to hear case

Lynn Tran and her husband Richard Hazen were fighting to keep their Australian pine treehouse, but will ultimately have to tear it down. (AP) The Supreme Court declined to take Lynn Tran and Richard Hazen’s case, a decision which forces them to tear down their elaborate two-story treehouse beachfront “getaway.” The treehouse was built on their Holmes 66

January 8, 2018 1:07 AM Everybody Wore Black to Golden Globes 2018, Except These Folks

The Golden Globes was a sea of black Sunday -- except for some speckles of red and white ... from a few ladies who apparently didn't get the memo. The only women who appeared not to wear black in solidarity with the Time's Up and #MeToo movement were German fashion model Barbara Meier and actress Blanca Blanco. Meier rocked a beige floral gown, and Blanco 76

January 7, 2018 5:37 PM Miss America organization raising maximum age of competitors to 25

The Miss America organization is raising the maximum age of contestants from 24 to 25. Pictured are contestants in September 2017. (REUTERS/Mark Makela) The Miss America organization is raising the maximum age of contestants from 24 to 25. A spokeswoman told The Press of Atlantic City that the change takes effect with this year's contests. It's the first 59

January 6, 2018 9:31 PM In epic title game, North Dakota State edge James Madison to win back FCS throne

FRISCO, Texas (STATS) -- They saved the best for last in the FCS this season. Add in the unmatched intensity and physicality and the 40th FCS championship game showed why it was one of the most anticipated in history. North Dakota State returned to its familiar throne atop the subdivision with a 17-13 victory over defending champion James Madison before 50

January 6, 2018 8:55 PM Report says Trump is open to conversation with Kim Jong Un

The Associated Press reported that President Trump has expressed openness to the idea of a dialogue of some sort with Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. (Reuters) President Donald Trump said Saturday he would be open to talking with the North Korean dictator he has nicknamed "Little Rocket Man," according to an Associated Press report. Trump, who last year took his chief 116

January 6, 2018 7:23 PM Obama to speak at MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

Obama to speak at MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference Former President Barack Obama will speak at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference on Feb. 23 to discuss his time in office and the next chapter in his life. The conference announced Friday night on Twitter that Obama, an avid sports fan, would make an appearance. MIT has held the conference 78

January 6, 2018 9:15 AM Trump backs Sen. Paul's plan to fund infrastructure projects with suspended aid to Pakistan

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says he plans to introduce a bill to fund domestic infrastructure projects using suspended foreign aid to Pakistan. (Associated Press) President Donald Trump on Friday evening issued support for U.S. Sen. Rand Paul's proposal to fund infrastructure projects in the U.S. with foreign aid halted from going to Pakistan. In a tweet Thursday 58

January 6, 2018 7:00 AM JonBenet Ramsey's brother's lawsuits against CBS, pathologist may proceed, judge rules

JonBenet Ramsey, 6, was found dead in her family's home in Boulder, Colo., in December 1996. The case remains unsolved. (Associated Press) A judge on Friday declined to dismiss a $750 million defamation lawsuit filed against CBS by Burke Ramsey, brother of slain 6-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey. A circuit court judge in Michigan denied a motion 79