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December 17, 2018 4:10 PM Tension as Israel rolls out barbed wire on Lebanon border

FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 file photo, an Israeli soldier looks out from one of their new positions, near the southern border village of Mays al-Jabal, Lebanon. Lebanon's state-run National News Agency said Monday, 17, 2018 that Lebanese soldiers have gone on alert after Israeli troops placed a barbed wire along the border between the two countries 98

December 16, 2018 4:34 AM Redskins QB Alex Smith out of hospital after surgeries, infection

After spending four weeks in the hospital and enduring several surgeries on his broken right leg, Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith finally has been released -- with an encouraging prognosis, no less -- per league sources. There is some optimism, but hardly certainty, that Smith will be able to resume his NFL career, though the priority for now is simply 106

December 15, 2018 10:05 PM World Leaders Agree to Paris Climate Accord Rules After 2 Weeks of U.N. Talks

(KATOWICE, Poland) — Officials from around the world have agreed upon a set of rules to govern the 2015 Paris climate accord after two weeks of U.N. climate talks in Poland. Michal Kurtyka, a Polish official chairing the talks in Katowice, gaveled the deal Saturday after diplomats and ministers from almost 200 countries approved. The U.N. talks were meant 72

December 15, 2018 1:56 AM Matt Chapman has shoulder surgery, expected to swing bat in 6 weeks

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman had surgery Friday on his left shoulder, his second operation this offseason. Dr. William Workman performed a distal clavicle resection procedure on Chapman's shoulder, the team said Friday. Chapman is expected to begin swinging a bat in six weeks. The team said Chapman felt discomfort in the shoulder 82

December 14, 2018 2:23 PM US retail sales rose 0.2% in Nov., helped by holiday boost

FILE- In this Nov. 23, 2018, file photo a shopper walks through Dolphin Mall while shopping on Black Friday in Miami. On Friday, Dec. 14, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for November. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File) WASHINGTON – U.S. retail sales increased a slight 0.2% in November, as strong sales tied to holiday shopping were offset 81

December 14, 2018 2:52 AM NFL playoff picture: AFC, NFC seeds through Week 15

The Los Angeles Chargers' wild 29-28 win over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night left the two teams in a virtual tie atop the AFC West. Meanwhile, the Houston Texans took one step closer to the AFC South title with a win on Saturday night. Let's get to the details of the NFL playoff picture as it would look if the season had ended following Thursday's 68

December 13, 2018 10:50 PM Woman’s tweets detailing heart attack go viral: ‘I was lucky’

A woman who recently survived a heart attack is using her experience to remind others how symptoms of the sometimes fatal occurrence can differ for men and women. The woman, identified only as Twitter user @gwheezie, took to the social media platform on Sunday to share her story, detailing what she later realized were signs of a heart attack. “I want to warn women 131

December 13, 2018 2:24 PM Advocacy group drafts U.S. privacy bill as effort grows to make law next year

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A consumer advocacy group backed by large American technology companies on Thursday unveiled a U.S. privacy bill that strictly limits collection of biometric and location information and calls for punishment by fines, as Congress weighs nationwide regulation to supersede new California rules. The Washington-based Center for Democracy 129

December 11, 2018 5:46 PM Report: Cavs C Thompson out 2-4 weeks

Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson is expected to miss up to a month with a sprained foot, ESPN reported Tuesday. Thompson scored his 5,000th career point on Monday against Milwaukee and has been one of the team’s most consistent players this season. Thompson is averaging 12 points and 11.6 rebounds per game in 2018. The Cavs, already struggling 95

December 11, 2018 5:41 PM Town decorates pothole with Christmas tree: 'That would look nice in the hole'

One Pennsylvania town found a cheery fix to a pothole problem that had been plaguing their neighborhood: Put a Christmas tree in it. Wilkes-Barre residents had been dealing with the pothole, which had gotten bigger over the past few weeks, when Marietta Spak decided to do something about it. "I was upstairs in the attic and was looking for more Christmas 111