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Hip waders on: Venice copes with another…

Venetians coped with another exceptional tide in a season that is setting records, while other parts of Italy wrestled with weather woes ranging from rain-swollen rivers to high winds to an out-of-season avalanche

Why This Lake Suddenly Turned Into A Swirling Pit…

Louisiana’s Lake Peigneur had long been a shallow, freshwater body of water but, on one November morning, it turned into a swirling, saltwater pit of doom.

Turkey Returns Suspected American ISIS Member To…

When the man arrived in Virginia, authorities questioned him and inspected his electronics.

Kaepernick Workout Doesn't Go So Smoothly

Colin Kaepernick's much-publicized workout for at least 10 NFL teams ran into trouble Saturday and nearly didn't happen, TMZ reports. The quarterback-turned-activist had a noon workout scheduled at the Atlanta Falcons facility in Flowery Branch, Georgia, but his reps said the NFL asked him to sign an "unusual liability waiver"...

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Here's the latest for Saturday, Nov. 16: White House budget officer meets with impeachment investigators; Protesters shot in Bolivia by security forces; Five men charged in football game shooting; Dog study could help humans live longer lives.

Gwyneth Paltrow's Company Released Holiday Gift…

Gwineth Paltrow’s health and lifestyle brand, Goop, released holiday gift guides. According to CNN, one guide is called, “The Ridiculous but Awesome Gift Guide.” One of its featured gifts is a BDSM beginner kit, which stands for bondage, dominance, sadism and masochism. Another suggested gift idea are $250 fire extinguishers. And a $130 automatic joint roller.

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Pope decries that “greed of a few” worsens…

Pope Francis is decrying that the “greed of a few” wealthy people is compounding the plight of the poor

Largest Starbucks Store Ever Opens in Chicago

Largest Starbucks Store Ever Debuts in Chicago. The Starbucks Roastery, which is the coffee's giant's sixth, is around 35,000 square feet. The spot is five stories tall and overtakes Starbucks' Tokyo Roastery. Other Roastery locations include Seattle, New York, Shanghai and Milan. The Chicago location was announced in 2017 and is open seven days a week. Over it has over 200 employees that not only serve, but also cocktails and baked goods. In addition to pastries from Princi, the Roastery offers pizza and has three coffee bars. The location also has a liquid nitrogen gelato bar and an experiential bar

Microsoft Hired Former Attorney General Eric…

Microsoft hired US Attorney General Eric Holder to audit an Israeli facial recognition company called AnyVision. Microsoft's investment was met with backlash by the ACLU. News reports suggest AnyVision's technology is secretly used to monitor Palestinian residents in the West Bank. Microsoft has worked to establish itself as a leader in tech industry ethics, including by publishing in December six principles to guide its facial recognition work. Holder will reportedly lead a team of former federal prosecutors to investigate how the company's technology is being used.

'You Got It, Run! Run!' Arrest of 2 Teen Girls…

A Bronx teen who filmed herself springing a friend from a police cruiser is now in trouble—and so is the friend, NBC New York reports. It went down Thursday after two 14-year-old girls allegedly punched and kicked another girl unconscious at a street corner. Cops tried arresting the girls,...

Weekend-long storm swamping the Outer Banks of…

Strong winds, heavy rain and coastal flooding all happening as an unnamed coastal storm strengthens into Sunday near the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Dunes have been overtopped and neighborhoods have flooded. Highway 12 closing at 5 p.m. Saturday as conditions worsen.

Roger Stone Found Guilty of Lying to Congress…

Roger Stone Found Guilty of Lying to Congress, Witness Tampering. Stone was on trial for obstructing a House investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. A federal jury found Stone guilty on all charges Friday. The trial concluded with unanimous guilty verdicts on five felony counts of lying to investigators, one count of obstructing a congressional probe and one count of witness tampering. Prosecution urged U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson to have Stone taken into custody, which she declined. Jackson placed Stone under the same restrictions he’s dealt with for months while out on bail. . Stone's fate now lies in Donald Trump's hands, with many wondering if the president will pardon his former political adviser.

Merkel party leader: No overhaul of German…

The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is rejecting calls for an overhaul of the accord underpinning Merkel’s often-fractious government

Student witness recalls Calif. school shooting

A 16-year-old boy who shot five fellow students - killing two - before turning the gun on himself at a Southern California high school has died. Students and others gathered at a makeshift memorial in Santa Clarita, California, Friday. Nov. 15)

Trump Sent This Guy on a 'Secret Mission…

"Parnas." Adjust cufflink. "Lev Parnas." Yes, the Soviet-born businessman and Rudy Giuliani associate apparently thought he was on a secret mission for President Trump to persuade Ukraine into investigating Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden. "Parnas viewed the assignment as a great crusade," one of two Parnas confidants tells...

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UK media: Prince Andrew’s sex claims rebuttal a…

Britain’s media slammed Prince Andrew’s rebuttal to claims of sex with a woman who says she was trafficked by Jeffrey Epstein, branding the interview a public relations disaster

This Video Of Snakes Swimming In Their Own Swim…

There's a swim gym for reptiles at this zoo.

Chinese Troops Clean Streets After Protesters…

Troops have been allowed to do community service without the government's permission since last year.

Calif. School Shooting Had Surprise First…

Amid yet another school shooting, a ray of hope: two off-duty officers and a detective who rushed to help, USA Today reports. "Off-duty first responders were there and did not hesitate, turned around and went right into the source of the gunfire to attempt to neutralize it, and they rendered...

Makeshift memorial grows near school shooting

A makeshift memorial is growing near Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California, where authorities say a 16-year-old opened fire Thursday morning, killing two students. (Nov. 15)

Taylor Swift's Team Backs Up Her Story Against…

Taylor Swift informed her fans that her old label, Big Machine Records, won’t let her perform her old songs. According to Business Insider, the label company denied prohibiting Swift from playing the songs. Yet Swift’s spokeswoman shared an email that supports Swift’s claims. She then shared that an independent, professional auditor determined the label owes Swift $7.9 million dollars of unpaid royalties. Big Machine Records say they did not block Swift from using her songs and said they don’t have the right to do that.

Leaked Russian interference report raises UK vote…

A senior Labour party official says leaks from a report on Russian interference in Britain raise serious questions about the security of next month’s general election

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Share New Archie…

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Share New Archie Picture The Prince of Wales celebrated his 71st birthday on Nov. 14, and the royal couple sent Archie's "grandpa" a special message. They released the black and white photo to mark the special occasion. @sussexroyal/Instagram The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's son was christened in a private ceremony at Windsor Castle in July.

Ashton Kutcher Buys Shoes For Team After Text…

(CNN) When Monica Gutierrez sent actor Ashton Kutcher a text and asked him to help her son's cross-country team get new shoes, she wasn't really expecting a response. After all, he's a celebrity with millions of followers on social media. But the star of "That '70s Show" not only replied, he sent brand-new shoes to the team last month, so the boys have them in time for their regional meet. Gutierrez told CNN that this was her 13-year-old son Oswaldo "Ozzy" Briones' first year running on the IDEA Tres Lagos cross-country team.

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'Mystery Men' Took Our UFO Data: Navy Veterans

The Navy already admits to seeing "unidentified aerial phenomena." Now five Navy veterans are adding to the story with details about longer video footage and two mysterious visitors, Fox News reports. In a private group chat with Popular Mechanics , the veterans tell their version of what happened on the USS...

Early morning video from North Carolina as…

Saturday morning video from Bruxton, North Carolina. You can see in the video the intensifying waves, dune erosion and increasingly intensifying winds.

Scientists Seek 10,000 Dogs for Aging Study

Scientists Seek 10,000 Dogs for Aging Study. The study is the largest-ever analysis of its kind. A pill meant to slow aging will be given to 500 of the test subjects. Researchers say they hope to use their results to figure out human longevity. . "What we learn will potentially be good for dogs and has great potential to translate to human health." - Co-director Daniel Promislow, via Associated Press. The study lasts five years and is being funded by the National Institute on Aging. Vet records and DNA samples will be required. Periodically, dog owners must fill out specific surveys. Throughout the process, dogs can live at home and not change up any of their normal activities. Veterinarian visits are also required. All types and ages of dogs can participate. If you would like to nominate your pup, go to dogagingproject.org