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News : Offbeat

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... >>>

7-year-old migrant girl taken into Border Patrol custody dies of dehydration, exhaustion

Friday  03:06,   14 december 2018
msn

Guatemalan child entered illegally with her father as part of a large group crossing into New... >>>

McConnell sets Monday test vote on criminal justice bill

Friday  03:06,   14 december 2018
thehill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is teeing up a first vote on a White House-backed criminal justice bill for early next week. McConnell, wrapping up the Senate's work for the week, scheduled a procedural vote for 5:30 p.m. on Monday.... >>>

GOP could ditch Harris in North Carolina special

Friday  02:55,   14 december 2018
politico

State Republicans passed a bill that would require a primary if there's a re-vote in North Carolina's contested House... >>>

The Family That Left the Dolphins Game Early---and Missed a Miracle

Friday  02:30,   14 december 2018
online.wsj

The Miami Dolphins’ double-lateral miracle to beat the New England Patriots will be remembered fondly by every Dolphins fan—except for Matt Yale, who, fearing post-game traffic, made the disastrous decision to leave... >>>

Trump inaugural committee under criminal investigation

Friday  02:30,   14 december 2018
cnn

President Donald Trump's 2017 inaugural committee is currently being investigated by federal prosecutors in New York for possible financial abuses related to the more than $100 million in donations raised for his inauguration, according to a source... >>>

Former Special Forces soldier, once lauded as a hero, faces murder charge

Friday  02:30,   14 december 2018
msn

Mathew Golsteyn is accused in a case involving the death of a suspected Taliban... >>>

Ex-US attorney: Mueller ‘absolutely’ has Trump’s tax returns

Friday  02:05,   14 december 2018
thehill

Former U.S. Attorney Chuck Rosenberg said Thursday that he "absolutely" believed special counsel Robert Mueller has President Trump's tax returns. The comment came in response to a question from MSNBC host Nicole Wallace on "Deadline: Whitehouse"... >>>

Chase for Talent Pushes Tech Giants Far Beyond West Coast

Friday  02:05,   14 december 2018
nytimes

Amazon and Google are aggressively opening offices outside of their Silicon Valley and Seattle hometowns. On Thursday, Apple said it would invest $1 billion in Austin,... >>>

Severity of Carson Wentz's back injury still unknown

Friday  01:55,   14 december 2018
msn

Carson Wentz was absent from the open portion of practice because of a back injury, increasing the possibility Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles will start for the Eagles at the Rams on Sunday. Foles hasn't taken a snap in a game since Week 2. He took over... >>>