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News : Offbeat

NYC jogger Karina Vetrano murder case declared mistrial by judge

Wednesday  07:40,   21 november 2018
foxnews

A mistrial was declared Tuesday night in the trial of a man accused of beating and strangling a woman who was jogging in New York City more than two years ago. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Pharmacy resident killed at Mercy Hospital 'had a wonderful life. She was a fighter'

Wednesday  07:40,   21 november 2018
latimes

At 24, Dayna Less had the world in front of her. She was engaged to her childhood sweetheart, and she was in the first year of a pharmacy residency at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center. She was planning to go home to Indiana for Thanksgiving and spend >>>

Pusha T Show Erupts Into Massive Brawl After Fans Throw Drinks on Stage

Wednesday  07:40,   21 november 2018
theblast

Pusha T shockingly did not get a warm welcome on Tuesday night in... >>>

Snap will reportedly release AR-enabled Spectacles with dual cameras

Wednesday  07:31,   21 november 2018
engadget

Snap is reportedly set to release a new version of Spectacles with an aluminum design that packs in two... >>>

Alexa will soon be able to read the news just like a professional

Wednesday  07:31,   21 november 2018
theverge

Amazon is using AI to develop new speaking styles for Alexa, including a newscaster voice for reading... >>>

LG's first Google Assistant-powered smart display is rolling out

Wednesday  07:31,   21 november 2018
engadget

Need another smart speaker to consider for your holiday gift-giving? The LG smart display we spotted at CES is finally ready to go on... >>>

Why plunging oil prices now hurt – yes, hurt – the US economy

Wednesday  07:05,   21 november 2018
marketwatch

Thanks to the shale revolution, plunging oil prices are a drag on U.S. economic growth, but the hit is uneven, notes one economist. Falling oil prices are usually greeted with cheers, especially at the gas pump. But for the economy, the equation has >>>

Why Lincoln, Eisenhower and Obama visited troops in combat — and Trump hasn’t

Wednesday  07:05,   21 november 2018
msn

Presidents have visited troops in the field for centuries. Trump's reluctance is an aberration, historian Michael Beschloss... >>>

Seoul will dissolve Japan-funded sexual slavery foundation

Wednesday  06:30,   21 november 2018
msn

South Korea says it will dissolve a foundation funded by Japan to compensate South Korean women who were forced to work in Japan's World War II military brothels. The widely expected decision effectively kills a controversial 2015 agreement to... >>>

Five takeaways from Mississippi's Senate debate

Wednesday  06:20,   21 november 2018
thehill

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R) and Mike Espy (D) faced off in their only debate ahead of the Mississippi run-off election on Nov.... >>>

Man enters insanity plea in killing of mom at hospital

Wednesday  06:20,   21 november 2018
msn

A man accused of killing his mother last year in a New Hampshire hospital intensive care unit has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. Fifty-year-old Travis Frink appeared in Grafton County Superior Court on Tuesday. He was charged with... >>>

Gunman who went on rampage at Mercy Hospital had troubled history, particularly with women

Wednesday  06:05,   21 november 2018
chicagotribune

The gunman who went on a rampage Monday at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center piled up a history of allegations of menacing behavior in the years before he killed his ex-fiancee, as well as a Chicago cop and a pharmacist who simply crossed his path at... >>>

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Fires Back at Sarah Palin

Wednesday  06:05,   21 november 2018
newsweek

“Now that’s *TWO* fallen GOP Vice Pres candidates going after a freshman Congresswoman that’s not even sworn in yet," Ocasio-Cortez... >>>

Election fraud scheme on L.A.'s skid row got homeless to sign fake names for cigarettes, cash, D.A. says

Wednesday  05:55,   21 november 2018
latimes

A forged signature swapped for $1 — or sometimes a cigarette. The crude exchange played out hundreds of times on L.A.’s skid row during the 2016 election cycle and again this year, prosecutors said Tuesday as they announced criminal charges against... >>>

The FCC has a new plan to combat unwanted robocalls and spammy texts

Wednesday  05:55,   21 november 2018
msn

But critics say it could lead to censorship of legitimate... >>>