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How Nancy Pelosi won U.S. Rep. Bill Foster's backing for House speaker

7 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune

For weeks now, U.S. Rep. Bill Foster has been part of a group of Democrats unwilling to back Nancy Pelosi for House Speaker unless there was a “clear succession plan” - as he...
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This busy Houston airport lands among the very worst for waiting out holiday delays

27 minutes ago   |   ABC

George Bush Intercontinental Airport is one of the worst in the nation for flight delays, according to a recent study.
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3 things the federal farm bill funds besides farming: Chesapeake Bay cleanup, food stamps and renewable energy

29 minutes ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Congress approved what is known as the farm bill - legislation that sets federal agricultural and food policy for five years - on Wednesday. It does more than help farmers. To...
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With OK from Congress, US hemp market set to boom

33 minutes ago   |   Miami Herald

Hemp is about to get the nod from the federal government that marijuana, its cannabis plant cousin, craves. A provision of the farm bill that received final approval in Congress...
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A malfunction involving a cash-filled Brinks truck blew money all over the highway, and people ran onto the highway to pick it up

A malfunction involving a cash-filled Brinks truck blew money all over the highway, and people ran onto the highway to pick it up

37 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

An armored Brink's security truck accidentally released cash into the air on a highway Thursday morning. Videos of people leaving their cars to take some of the loose money...
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Watch Buffalo vs. Detroit: TV channel, live stream info, start time

45 minutes ago   |   CBS Sports   |   8 articles

How to watch Bills vs. Lions football game
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Congress sends Trump bill to make lawmakers liable for harassment settlements

1 hour ago   |   The Washington Post

The measure - Congress's first major policy change since the start of the MeToo movement - was approved unanimously after nearly seven months of negotiations.
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California Residents to Face Higher Prices from PG&E After Wildfires

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

Wildfires raging across California may be contained, but the worst is not over for the state's residents. In addition to thousands still homeless in the aftermath of the Camp...
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Report: Walker strikes Kimberly deal his successor couldn't

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker planned Thursday to announce a $25 million deal with paper-products giant Kimberly-Clark Corp. using a power that his Democratic...
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Utah voters passed a bill legalizing medical marijuana. The Mormon church helped derail it

Utah voters passed a bill legalizing medical marijuana. The Mormon church helped derail it

1 hour ago   |   Think Progress

It took Christine Stenquist years to find something to take the edge off of her chronic pain. Bedridden for a decade and a half after a massive seizure, she suffered from...
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The Geminid meteor shower peaks this week: Here's how and when to watch

The Geminid meteor shower peaks this week: Here's how and when to watch

This will be the last - and strongest - meteor shower of the year, according to NASA. Read more ...

Russian Spy Maria Butina Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy Against The United States

Russian Spy Maria Butina Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy Against The United States

The Russian gun rights activist was enmeshed in Republican politics during the 2016 election. Read more ...

DOJ veterans say Trump's latest defense in the Michael Cohen case is rarely...

DOJ veterans say Trump's latest defense in the Michael Cohen case is rarely successful and could spectacularly backfire on him

President Donald Trump took to Twitter Thursday to assert his innocence after his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, admitted to violating campaign-finance laws at his boss's... Read more ...

Man arrested after shooting, killing 'intruder' who was coming to collect...

Man arrested after shooting, killing 'intruder' who was coming to collect money for drugs

Detectives later learned the "intruder" was a drug dealer and he was coming to collect a debt owed for methamphetamine, police said. Read more ...

Apple threw shade on Amazon with the stealthy selection of its very own HQ2

Apple threw shade on Amazon with the stealthy selection of its very own HQ2

Apple announced on Thursday that it is spending $1 billion on a new campus in Austin, Texas . Its stealthy process of selecting the campus contrasted with Amazon's drawn-out... Read more ...

Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks join Rock Hall of Fame

Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks join Rock Hall of Fame

Janet Jackson joins her brother Michael and the Jackson 5 as members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, earning induction on Thursday along with Stevie Nicks and the top fan... Read more ...

KFC selling a fire log that smells like fried chicken

KFC selling a fire log that smells like fried chicken

Perfect Christmas present for your fried chicken friend Read more ...

MLB trade rumors: Edwin Encarnacion to Mariners, Carlos Santana to Indians...

MLB trade rumors: Edwin Encarnacion to Mariners, Carlos Santana to Indians in 3-team deal

Santana returns to Cleveland as his former slugging partner Encarnacion heads to Seattle. Read more ...

Dennis Middle School student dead after he shoots self in Richmond, Indiana

Dennis Middle School student dead after he shoots self in Richmond, Indiana

An Indiana teen apparently planning to shoot up a middle school took his own life during a gun battle with cops Thursday morning, according to reports. Cops in Richmond - 70... Read more ...

Armored car crash causes chaos as money blows across highway

Armored car crash causes chaos as money blows across highway

This is a new kind of cash flow. An armored car crash caused money to fly around a New Jersey highway Thursday morning - prompting further accidents as drivers chased the loot... Read more ...