MSNBC – United States

Families Face Agonizing Wait in Oakland Investigation

Relatives of people still missing after the Oakland warehouse fire killed 36 people continued their agonizing wait as authorities said it could take days to learn the fate of their loved ones.

Posted on 7 December 2016 @ 6:08 am

N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory Concedes to Democrat Roy Cooper

In a YouTube video released Monday, GOP Gov. Pat McCrory said it was “time to celebrate our Democratic process.”

Posted on 7 December 2016 @ 5:52 am

Hundreds Protest Speech by White Nationalist at Texas A&M

Richard Spencer was not invited by the university, which said his views are “in direct conflict with our core values.” A former student rented space.

Posted on 7 December 2016 @ 4:36 am

Man Arrested Near Rockefeller Plaza With Gas Can, Matches

‘Have you seen the news today?’ the man allegedly asked when he was arrested. He was before he could get to crowds by the famed Christmas tree.

Posted on 7 December 2016 @ 3:24 am

Missing Nevada Mother Located Safe

Kristy Porter was located by detectives Tuesday, according to the Sparks Police Department.

Posted on 7 December 2016 @ 2:50 am

NBC’s Hairspray Live! Premieres Wednesday

Tracy Turnblad will dance her way back into the hearts of America Wednesday night in NBC’s all-star performance of Hairspray Live!

Posted on 7 December 2016 @ 2:01 am

Dakota Pipeline Was Denied After Engineers Gave Approval

Despite the Army Corps of Engineers’ recommendation, the civilian head of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works decided more work needs to be done to explore alternate routes.

Posted on 7 December 2016 @ 1:15 am

Star Tribune – United States

Poll: Racial vulnerability linked to youth vote choice

Posted on 7 December 2016 @ 8:15 am

Critics worry after Trump security chief fuels conspiracies

Posted on 7 December 2016 @ 8:11 am

Trump promises to heal divisions, plans visit to Ohio State

Posted on 7 December 2016 @ 8:10 am

Lawmakers wrapping up work, eyeing the exits

Posted on 7 December 2016 @ 8:10 am

Mistrial in ‘open and shut’ police shooting stuns observers

Posted on 7 December 2016 @ 7:50 am

AP WAS THERE: 75 years ago, the AP reported on Pearl Harbor

Posted on 7 December 2016 @ 7:40 am

Official: Refrigerator potential source of deadly fire

Posted on 7 December 2016 @ 6:01 am

US News and World Report – United States

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France 24 – France

Ghana holds presidential and parliamentary elections in tight race

Ghanaians cast their ballots on Wednesday in neck-and-neck presidential and parliamentary polls held at a time of economic woes and corruption scandals that have eroded President John Mahama’s lustre.

Posted on 7 December 2016 @ 7:05 am

Deadly earthquake strikes Indonesia’s Aceh province

At least 25 people died and hundreds were injured after a strong earthquake struck off Aceh province on Indonesia’s Sumatra island on Wednesday, local officials said.

Posted on 7 December 2016 @ 4:14 am

Head of airline detained in investigation into Chapecoense crash

Bolivian authorities detained on Tuesday the chief executive of airline LaMia, the owner of the plane that crashed last week in Colombia and killed nearly all of Brazil’s Chapecoense soccer team, prosecutors said.

Posted on 7 December 2016 @ 3:00 am

Champions League: PSG miss out on top spot in 2-2 draw with Ludogorets

French champions Paris St Germain face the prospect of a tough last 16 Champions League match despite snatching a last-minute equaliser through Angel Di Maria to draw 2-2 at home to Ludogorets in their final group game on Tuesday.

Posted on 6 December 2016 @ 11:18 pm

Video: Antoine Griezmann, Atletico Madrid’s own Zidane

France’s star striker Antoine Griezmann is a legend among fans of Atletico Madrid, who love him every bit as much as their bitter rivals at Real Madrid love Zinedine Zidane.

Posted on 6 December 2016 @ 5:42 pm

Bertolucci calls ‘Last Tango’ controversy ‘ridiculous misunderstanding’

Italian film director Bernardo Bertolucci on Monday blamed a row over his comments on a notorious anal sex scene in “Last Tango in Paris” on a “ridiculous misunderstanding”.

Posted on 6 December 2016 @ 3:33 pm

All of France put on ‘high risk’ restrictions over bird flu

France widened “high risk” restrictions to the entire country after the detection of several cases of the highly pathogenic H5N8 avian flu strain in farms in southwest France and in wild ducks in northern France, the farm ministry said Tuesday.

Posted on 6 December 2016 @ 3:21 pm

The Examiner – United States

Mariah Carey sleighs ‘All I Want for Christmas is You’ performance on ‘VH1 Divas’

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In honor of the festive season, VH1’s “Divas Holiday: Unsilent Night” special aired on Dec. 5. Among the talent booked, the music channel made sure to call up the Queen of Christmas, Mariah Carey.
The special featured performances by greats like Patti LaBelle and Chaka Khan alongside newcomers like…

Posted on 7 December 2016 @ 5:08 am

Best bars for New Year’s Eve in Dallas-Ft. Worth 2016

The Dallas-Fort Worth area is a hot bed of action when it comes to New Year’s Eve every year, with parties all over the Metroplex and a giant outdoor celebration as well. However, the DFW area is also the home to some fantastic clubs and bars and they also provide a great chance to ring in the New…

Posted on 7 December 2016 @ 5:02 am

Best New Year’s Eve shows in Minneapolis-St. Paul 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, one of the best ways to see it off and welcome in 2017 is by taking in a good concert–and the Minneapolis-St. Paul area has plenty to pick from. It’s no surprise that the hometown of Prince, who died earlier this year, will be holding tributes to the singer, but there are…

Posted on 7 December 2016 @ 4:54 am

Waiting Room to host Sawyer Fredericks

Buffalo’s Waiting Room will host contemporary folk singer-songwriter Sawyer Fredericks, who won season eight of NBC’s “The Voice,” at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7 with special guest Gabriel Wolfchild and the Northern Light.
Sawyer Fredericks is currently out on the road promoting his debut studio…

Posted on 7 December 2016 @ 4:46 am

Celebrate ‘Christmas At My Place’ with Travis Cloer At The Space Las Vegas

It is that time of year again and Broadway veteran and Las Vegas entertainer Travis Cloer is ready to celebrate. He will be the debut ticketed performance at The Space, a community-driven and charity-based arts complex on Dec. 9.
Cloer is performing a return engagement of his sell-out holiday…

Posted on 7 December 2016 @ 4:42 am

Hannah Georgas to perform at Toronto’s Mod Club

Vancouver-based pop rock singer-songwriter Hannah Georgas will perform at Toronto’s Mod Club Theatre at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7 with special guest Uni Ika Ai.
Hannah Georgas is out on the road supporting her latest full-length LP, For Evelyn, released back in June. The album, which was named…

Posted on 7 December 2016 @ 4:40 am

Adele makes waves with new single ‘Water Under the Bridge’

U.K. singer-songwriter Adele’s “Water Under the Bridge” continues to climb the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Her latest single has reached No. 78 on the Dec. 17 edition of the tally.
“Water Under the Bridge” is the fourth single from Adele’s massively successful 25 album. It follows lead single “Hello…

Posted on 7 December 2016 @ 4:26 am

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