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November 1, 2018 12:39 PM Sears to license out manufacturing of some Kenmore, DieHard products

(Reuters) - Sears Holdings Corp (SHLDQ.PK), which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last month, said on Thursday it would license out the manufacturing of some its Kenmore and DieHard products to third parties. The company said the outsourcing of the manufacturing of products such as Kenmore water filtration appliances and DieHard electric vehicle 100

November 1, 2018 1:16 AM Willie McCovey, Hall of Famer and Giants legend, dies at age 80

Willie McCovey, the Hall of Fame first baseman who played 19 of his 22 seasons with the San Francisco Giants and slugged 521 career home runs, died Wednesday at age 80. The Giants said McCovey died "peacefully" after battling "ongoing health issues." "San Francisco and the entire baseball community lost a true gentleman and legend, and our collective 103

October 31, 2018 10:27 PM California houseboat where Tom Hanks lived listed for $600G

A houseboat Tom Hanks lived on as a young man can be yours for the low price of $600,000. The house – located in Alameda, Calif., an island south of Oakland – hit the market late September. Hanks lived on the 1,152-square-foot floating home from 1973-1976 with his father, Amos, and his stepmother, Frances. The houseboat was reportedly built in 1973, making 158

October 31, 2018 5:08 PM Mega Millions Winner Selling $26 Million Mountaintop Mansion Because of Son's Heart Condition

After winning the $180 million jackpot in August 2014, Rick Knudsen purchased 845 acres of land on a mountain in Oak Glen, California. He said at the time that he and his family had lived in their home for 23 years, and though they promised to stay humble after winning, they couldn’t wait to purchase a new home. “We really are very grounded people. But there’s 103

October 30, 2018 8:51 AM Australia spy chief says 5G risks high, in nod to China firms' exclusion

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia must restrict foreign firms with government ties from its 5G mobile communications network because it is critical infrastructure, the head of one of the country’s intelligence agencies said, helping to explain why China’s Huawei was banned. Australia expanded its national security rules in August to exclude telecommunication 138

October 28, 2018 10:24 AM Two dead after China bus plunges 60 meters into river: state media

BEIJING (Reuters) - Rescuers recovered two bodies after a public bus plunged nearly 60 meters (197 ft) into a river after colliding with a car in southwestern China’s Chongqing city on Sunday, state television reported. The bus collided around 10 am (0200 GMT) into a private car that was driving against the flow of traffic on a four-lane bridge in the city’s 99

October 28, 2018 4:17 AM Toddler dies after family pulls him from dirty pool, reports say

A 14-month-old boy died Saturday after being pulled from a dirty swimming pool at a family event in Arizona, reports said. (Getty Images/iStockphoto) A 14-month-old boy pulled out of a Phoenix-area home’s murky backyard swimming pool on Saturday has died, reports said. The toddler fell into the pool, which wasn’t fenced-in, while at a family event in Avondale 104

October 25, 2018 9:51 PM Hundreds of fish die along Florida's Space Coast beaches

MELBOURNE BEACH, Fla. – Hundreds of fish have washed ashore along Florida's Space Coast beaches, a week after the first signs of a toxic algae outbreak were reported. The dead fish, mostly mullet, were found this week from Melbourne Beach to Satellite Beach on the state's east coast. Florida Today reports that public work crews used large equipment to scoop 66

October 25, 2018 8:26 PM Mysterious cloud over Mars puzzles onlookers, invites conspiracy theories

Since 13 September 2018, the Visual Monitoring Camera (VMC) on board ESA’s Mars Express has been observing the evolution of a curious cloud formation that appears regularly in the vicinity of the 20 km-high Arsia Mons volcano, close to the planet’s equator. (Credit: ESA/GCP/UPV/EHU Bilbao, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO) Although Mars' atmosphere is comprised of vastly 129

October 25, 2018 6:39 PM Iraq's new PM moving government outside Baghdad Green Zone

Prime Minister-designate Adel Abdul-Mahdi, center, arrives to the parliament building, in the heavily guarded Green Zone, in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. Iraq's parliament is convening to vote on Prime Minister-designate Adel Abdul-Mahdi's ministry appointments, and the parliament must confirm the appointments for the government to be sworn 77