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News : Offbeat

Who follows Speaker Ryan? Battle for power looms in GOP

Sunday  20:40,   21 october 2018
msn

As House Speaker Paul Ryan bows out of Congress, he leaves no obvious heir... >>>

iPhone XR hands-on: Colorful phones make a great first impression

Sunday  20:40,   21 october 2018
cnet

We take an early look at what sets the iPhone XR apart from the... >>>

Amway Coaches Poll: Ohio State sinks after loss; Clemson, Notre Dame, LSU, Michigan rise

Sunday  20:30,   21 october 2018
usatoday

Ohio State tumbles to No. 9 in the Amway Coaches Poll. Alabama remains a dominant No. 1, Clemson climbs to No. 2 followed by Notre Dame, LSU,... >>>

Arizona GOP Senate candidate Martha McSally unloads on Kyrsten Sinema: 'This is personal .... She was protesting in a pink tutu'

Sunday  20:20,   21 october 2018
foxnews

Arizona Republican Senate candidate Martha McSally exclusively told "Fox News Sunday" that rival Democrat Kyrsten Sinema is "disqualified to be a U.S." senator because of her 2003 comments on a radio show that showed her seeming indifference to... >>>

Detective in spotlight as true crime film 'Gosnell' opens

Sunday  20:20,   21 october 2018
msn

His real-life work as a detective drawing attention in a reel-life drama on movie screens this weekend has thrust the name of Montgomery County Detective James Wood into the national... >>>

Bipartisan calls for Saudi Arabia to face repercussions mount in wake of Khashoggi killing

Sunday  19:40,   21 october 2018
msn

Senior Republicans and Democrats proposed a range of severe punishments, including sanctions on the longtime U.S ally, the expulsion of the Saudi ambassador and the cutting of arms... >>>

Wisconsin's Walker confronts dire political outlook

Sunday  19:30,   21 october 2018
msn

Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker is trying to rally supporters in what may be the toughest election he's faced... >>>

FOX NEWS EXCLUSIVE: Bret Baier grills Saudi foreign minister over death of US-based columnist in consulate

Sunday  19:30,   21 october 2018
foxnews

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister offered his condolences on Sunday to the family of a Washington Post journalist killed in the country’s consulate in Turkey almost three weeks ago, but offered no new information on how Jamal Khashoggi was killed nor... >>>

O'Rourke walks back 'Lyin' Ted' line

Sunday  19:05,   21 october 2018
politico

He said borrowing a Trumpian insult for the Texas senator was not... >>>

Saudi foreign minister says Khashoggi killing was 'huge and grave mistake' -Fox

Sunday  19:05,   21 october 2018
reuters

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Sunday the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul was a "huge and grave mistake" and promised his family that those responsible will be punished. "This is a terrible >>>

This retirement expense has hit $100,000 annually — and it's rising

Sunday  18:41,   21 october 2018
cnbc

Growing older can come at a high price, at least according to new data from Genworth Financial. The annual median cost of a private room in a nursing home has hit $100,375, due to a rising number of aging adults who need skilled... >>>

Svitolina and Pliskova win opening matches at WTA Finals

Sunday  18:35,   21 october 2018
msn

Karolina Pliskova and Elina Svitolina secured opening round-robin match wins at the WTA Finals on Sunday. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); });... >>>

From Ford to Volkswagen, rivals become frenemies to share the cost of building self-driving cars

Sunday  18:35,   21 october 2018
cnbc

The sheer cost and technological burden of developing self-driving cars, electric vehicles and other advancements has companies that have historically been fierce competitors becoming, at the very least, frenemies. They're forming new alliances,... >>>

Schiff suggests Trump has 'financial motives' that influence Saudi Arabia policy

Sunday  18:35,   21 october 2018
thehill

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) on Sunday questioned whether the Trump administration's rhetoric and actions toward Saudi Arabia may be influenced by the Trump family's finances, and called for Congress to look into the matter. Schiff, the ranking... >>>

Was Interracial Love Possible in the Days of Slavery? Descendants of One Couple Think So

Sunday  18:35,   21 october 2018
nytimes

A box of 500 photographs, most of them black and white and in near-pristine condition, chronicle a family tree full of love and... >>>