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December 12, 2018 11:44 PM No psychiatric hospital employee responsible for escape

FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo Randall Saito appears in court for a hearing on his mental competence to stand trial in Honolulu. Hawaii officials said they are ready Wednesday, Dec. 12 to discuss findings of an investigation into Saito's escape from a psychiatric hospital. The state attorney general's office has completed an administrative 85

December 12, 2018 8:30 AM Mystery radar blips appear over Illinois and Kentucky and nobody knows why

The origin of mysterious blips that appeared across radar in southern Illinois and western Kentucky Monday night may have come from military aircraft, but nearby military bases say they had nothing to do with it. Social media users theorized that the culprit could have been debris from passing meteors or even a flock of birds, the report said. A local 74

December 12, 2018 7:58 AM Swedish parliament to vote on new Social Democrats, Green Party coalition

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden’s parliament will vote on Friday whether to set up a ruling coalition made up of the Social Democrats and Greens, the speaker said - though that combination is unlikely to get enough support from lawmakers. “The situation ... is still deadlocked,” parliamentary speaker Andreas Norlen told reporters on Wednesday. The country 84

December 11, 2018 11:04 PM China's Tencent Music raises nearly $1.1 billion in U.S. IPO

NEW YORK/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China-based music streaming company Tencent Music Entertainment Group TME.N has raised close to $1.1 billion in its U.S. initial public offering (IPO) after pricing its shares at the bottom of its targeted range, two sources said on Tuesday. The music arm of gaming and social network giant Tencent Holdings Ltd (0700.HK) priced 131

December 11, 2018 5:36 PM Varnish accuses British Cycling of applying 'extreme control' over riders

MANCHESTER (Reuters) - Former European team sprint champion Jess Varnish told an employment tribunal on Tuesday that British Cycling used to exert extreme control over their athletes, as she seeks to sue the body for wrongful dismissal and sexual discrimination. Varnish was dropped by the British cycling squad in 2016 before the Rio Olympic Games. She has alleged 82

December 11, 2018 2:52 AM Chrissy Teigen's dad got a tattoo of her face to celebrate her 33rd birthday

Chrissy Teigen revealed on Instagram on Monday that her dad got a tattoo of her face for her 33rd birthday. (Mike Coppola/WireImage) Chrissy Teigen is certainly feeling the love from her dad in honor of her special day. The proud dad went to veteran tattoo artist Mark Mahoney and brought along a photo of Chrissy as a guide, and ended up getting a sizable 81

December 10, 2018 8:20 PM Pat Sajak suggests 'quick fix' for Oscars: 'On the second night, hold your political rally'

'Wheel of Fortune' host Pat Sajak has a suggestion on how to quickly fix the Oscars after Kevin Kart stepped down from his hosting assignment. On Sunday, the "Wheel of Fortune" host went on Twitter to suggest a "quick fix for the Academy Awards show." "On the first night, give out awards, and celebrate the history and wonder of movies," he continued 106

December 10, 2018 1:00 PM Facebook's hidden battle against ad-blockers

The methods Facebook uses to thwart ad-blocking technology have been criticised by web developers. The social network injects dozens of lines of code in every page to make it harder for ad blockers to detect and hide sponsored posts. But that makes the website less efficient and stops software such as screen readers used by visually impaired users from working 85

December 10, 2018 2:17 AM Michigan boy, 12, rakes leaves to raise money for gravestone of friend who died of cancer

The best friend of a 12-year-old boy who lost his life to Leukemia has decided to raise money to pay for a headstone. Kaleb Klakulak and Kenneth “K.J.” Gross had been BFFs since second grade before K.J. died in May of congestive heart failure after years of chemotherapy to fight leukemia. Now, Kaleb, a 12-year-old Michigan boy, is working odd jobs to raise 499

December 6, 2018 3:29 PM Teen's 'hijacked' birthday party invite goes viral, sparks riot fears in small town

File photo - Chairs burn in the northern Dutch town of Haren late on Sept. 21, 2012 as riot police went into action to contain thousands of party-goers who turned up after a teenager's birthday invite on Facebook went viral. (CATRINUS VAN DER VEEN/AFP/GettyImages) A 15-year-old Dutch girl’s innocent message inviting friends to her birthday party has been “hijacked 136