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Carol Burnett on career longevity: 'Here's to reruns and YouTube' The inaugural Carol Burnett Award was presented to its namesake at the Golden Globe Awards ceremony in Los Angeles Sunday night.
United Press International | Jan 7, 2019 03:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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TSA workers calling in sick amid shutdown, union says; DHS denies Hundreds of TSA workers called off work sick this week after being forced to work without pay during the partial government shutdown.
United Press International | Jan 5, 2019 2:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
College fanatics living it up on San Jose billboard Diehard sports fans often go to great lengths to show their allegiance but some college football supporters took their loyalty to new heights when they agreed to live on a San Jose billboard ahead of Monday's national championship game.
Reuters | Jan 4, 2019 8:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Why don't you die?': Australian's fight with a spider sparks police call An Australian man triggered an emergency police response after a noisy exchange with a spider startled a passerby into reporting what sounded like a violent disturbance to the authorities, media reported.
Reuters | Jan 2, 2019 11:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Thieves use mechanical diggers to tear open Italian security van Thieves used mechanical diggers on Wednesday to prise open an armored van on a highway in southern Italy and made off with more than 2 million euros ($2.3 million) in cash, police said.
Reuters | Jan 2, 2019 4:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Watch: Marco Belinelli scratches Kyrie Irving's cornea Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving suffered a scratched cornea during the team's loss to the San Antonio Spurs.
United Press International | Jan 1, 2019 3:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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A border wall by any other name ... is steel slats? WASHINGTON (AP) The "big beautiful wall" has now become "steel slats."
Yahoo! News | Dec 21, 2018 9:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Government shutdown deadline, Remembering Apollo 8 launch, winter begins: 5 things to know Friday Government faces deadline to sign short-term funding bill, remembering Apollo 8, winter season begins and more things to start your Friday morning.
Yahoo! News | Dec 21, 2018 09:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Safer Zika vaccine may be on the horizon Researchers have found a new vaccine that can fight the Zika virus without producing antibodies, a study says.
United Press International | Dec 20, 2018 3:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Korean Air to raise refund fees after K-pop fans get the picture, get off Korean Air Lines Co Ltd said on Tuesday it will raise refund penalties after K-pop fans got on a plane only to take pictures of a boy band on the flight, then demanded to get off before it departed and got refunds on their tickets.
Reuters | Dec 18, 2018 09:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend