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News : Offbeat

Vitaminwater is offering $100,000 if you can stay off smartphones for a year

Friday  05:05,   14 december 2018
cnbc

Vitaminwater's new contest promises $100,000 to a person who can successfully live without their, or any, smartphone for a... >>>

Trump met with Chris Christie to discuss chief of staff job

Friday  05:05,   14 december 2018
washingtonexaminer

Chris Christie is a top contender for the White House chief of staff job, according to a new report. President Trump met with the former New Jersey governor Thursday as he weighs who will replace John Kelly, Axios reported. “He’s tough; he’s an... >>>

Missouri police to launch review of destroyed rape kits following CNN investigation

Friday  05:05,   14 december 2018
cnn

The police chief in Springfield, Missouri, on Thursday told a rape victim advocacy group that the department will review sex crimes cases in which the agency destroyed rape kits. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

Russia Praises China Ties, Readies New Pacific Warships

Friday  05:05,   14 december 2018
newsweek

Russia and China's efforts to boost bilateral ties have also drawn other regional powers, but Asia's complex political dynamics meant there were no clear... >>>

Oversight panel hearing on Clinton Foundation blows up as GOP battles its own witnesses

Friday  04:40,   14 december 2018
washingtonexaminer

A congressional hearing on the Clinton Foundation turned into a fiasco on Thursday after Republicans clashed with their own witnesses — two private investigators who refused to turn over documents that they claimed showed evidence of criminal... >>>

Trump increasingly isolated as aides leave, friends flip and investigations advance

Friday  04:40,   14 december 2018
latimes

WASHINGTON — It was almost noon Thursday when a Marine suddenly appeared outside the West Wing doors, a sign that President Donald Trump had belatedly reported to the Oval Office. For the second day in a row, the president had been in the White... >>>

Thousands of women say LuLaRoe's legging empire is a scam

Friday  04:31,   14 december 2018
bloomberg

There are more than a dozen suits facing the $2.3 billion multilevel marketer. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Roberta Blevins likes to talk to... >>>

University of Richmond player's family will donate his brain to concussion research

Friday  04:20,   14 december 2018
usatoday

Freshman defensive back Augustus Lee, 20, was found dead Tuesday; his family wonders if brain injury may have played a role in his... >>>

White House, inaugural committee push back against report of criminal investigation

Friday  04:20,   14 december 2018
foxnews

The Trump administration and the president's inaugural committee said Thursday they had no knowledge of a reported investigation by federal prosecutors into whether the committee misspent some of the money it raised to stage Trump's swearing-in last >>>

What it's really like to be in America's middle class

Friday  03:55,   14 december 2018
gobankingrates

The middle class faces high prices for real estate and... >>>

Trump’s falsehoods on hush-money payments are ‘coming home to roost’

Friday  03:55,   14 december 2018
msn

The president and his allies have repeatedly changed their stories on who was responsible for buying the silence of women alleging sexual encounters with... >>>

Who’s in the Middle of a Spat Between the U.S. and China? Canada

Friday  03:55,   14 december 2018
nytimes

Canada is in a tricky spot, boxed in the middle between its two largest trading partners, and worried about having to choose sides. After feeling burned by negotiations to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, the country is trying to... >>>

Arrests after 'Baby Jane Doe' found near California highway

Friday  03:40,   14 december 2018
msn

Days after the funeral of a newborn girl found dead last summer along a Southern California highway, police have announced two arrests in the... >>>

Eight NFL teams that need to start over

Friday  03:40,   14 december 2018
yardbarker

With three weeks remaining in the NFL's 99th season, a handful of teams are either preparing for next year or fighting a losing battle for playoff qualification. Here are the franchises that need to consider making big-picture changes in the coming... >>>

ABC’s Stephanopoulos teases first interview with Cohen post-sentencing

Friday  03:30,   14 december 2018
thehill

ABC's George Stephanopoulos on Thursday teased a new interview with President Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen, the first interview since Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison. The interview is set to air during Friday's "Good Morning... >>>