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December 5, 2018 7:27 PM Florida firefighter donates kidney to help save stranger

Heidi Hughes, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, is thankful and says she intends to take good care of Blair's gift. (iStock) The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports doctors at Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, removed a kidney from 41-year-old Edgewater firefighter David Blair on Nov. 15 and prepped 33-year-old Heidi Hughes to receive it. The surgery 137

December 5, 2018 4:32 PM Facebook drops from 1st to 7th for best place to work

FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File) Think having a job at Facebook is #goals? The grass might not be greener in Menlo Park. Employee satisfaction at Facebook has taken a big hit in the last year, according to new research from Glassdoor. The job and recruiting 151

December 5, 2018 12:04 PM Festive Satanic statue added to Illinois statehouse

A satanic group has added its own statue to a series of displays in the government building of the US state of Illinois to mark the festive season. Placed between a Christmas tree and a menorah, the four-foot sculpture depicts a snake coiled around an outstretched arm holding an apple. It's the first display sponsored by the Chicago chapter of the Temple 109

December 4, 2018 4:26 PM U.S. House panel reschedules Google CEO testimony for Dec. 11

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai will testify before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Dec. 11, the panel said in a statement on Tuesday as Washington prepared for the state funeral of former President George H.W. Bush. The hearing will examine the Alphabet Inc GOOGL.O unit’s social media practices, according to the notice 118

December 4, 2018 2:00 PM Danielle Bregoli Bashes Facebook, Calls Snapchat TV's Replacement

Danielle Bregoli is REALLY excited about teaming up with Snapchat for her new show ... and maybe even more excited about sticking it to good OLD Facebook. We got Bhad Bhabie leaving the Valley Inn Restaurant in Sherman Oaks Monday night, where our photog congratulated her on her reality series. As we first reported, she inked a 12-episode deal for a 12-episode 90

December 4, 2018 11:25 AM Chief at Alibaba video site Youku steps down amid corruption probe

BEIJING (Reuters) - The president of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s video streaming service, Youku, has stepped down and is believed to be talking to Chinese authorities as part of a potential corruption case, the company said on Tuesday. The abrupt departure comes amid a wider reshuffle of Alibaba executives as the company shores up its leadership following 138

December 4, 2018 10:00 AM People drink twice as much alcohol over the holidays, survey finds

The average American consumes double the amount of alcoholic drinks over the holidays than any other time of year, according to new research. This fascinating statistic emerged in a new study of 2,000 Americans exploring how much more social we are over the time between Thanksgiving and New Years than normal and found that the average American will drink 124

December 3, 2018 10:27 AM Diego Maradona in spat with fans as Dorados lose Mexican second tier playoff

Maradona watched from the stands due to a suspension and a video on social media showed the former Argentina manager losing his temper after being shouted at by rival supporters as he made his way across the VIP area. "Come here! I want him to tell me that to my face. I want you to tell me to my face," Maradona yelled, in quotes reported by ESPN Deportes 105

December 3, 2018 6:34 AM ‘Misfit’ voice actor denounces criticisms of ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’

Corinne Conley, the veteran actress who voiced one of the misfits in “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” has defended the 1964 classic from critics who say it’s “problematic” for our times. The film’s airing on CBS last Tuesday – a holiday tradition going back to its debut – unleashed a wave of comments on social media, with critics suggesting that the film was a metaphor 124

December 1, 2018 8:13 PM Overturning Napoleon-era rights, France bans smacking kids

PARIS (Reuters) - Members of the French parliament voted in favor of a ban on parents smacking their children, falling into line with the majority of European Union member states, although there will be no punishment for breaking the law. The civil code will be updated to state that parental authority must be exercised without violence and that parents 85