Do you want to start the new year? StarFlyer is giving away tickets

ORLANDO, Fla. – An attraction from International Drive hopes that you will start the new year with them. The Orlando StarFlyer organizes the New Year’s Eve party “The Soaring 20’s” on Tuesday from 5 p.m. until 2 a.m. on January 1. The attraction, a 450-foot swing ride in Icon Park, promises a live DJ, food, […]

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Tottenham fans name the 13 transfer goals to replace Kieran Trippier as a right-back

After a summer that Kieran Trippier left Tottenham Hotspur to move to Atletico Madrid, fans urge Jose Mourinho to invest in a new right-back. It’s been two and a half years since Kyle Walker left Spurs for Manchester City. Serge Aurier was signed by Paris Saint-Germain as the successor to the England international. Kyle Walker-Peters […]

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New Russian weapons can travel at 27 times the speed of sound

In this photo taken from abstract videos distributed by the Russian Defense Ministry’s press service, an intercontinental ballistic missile rises from a silo somewhere in Russia. The Russian military said the Avangard supercar introduced the tax on Friday. The Kremlin has made modernizing Russia’s strategic nuclear forces one of its top priorities. (Russian Ministry of […]

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Here Are a Few Things Lots of Liberals Believe That They Shouldn’t

What should I do to ring out the decade? I know! Let’s make people mad at me. With that in mind, here’s a (non-exhaustive) list of things that lots of liberals believe even though they shouldn’t. Head Start (and similar pre-K programs) raise student achievement. There’s evidence that they have positive effects on many things, […]

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Here Are a Few Things Lots of Liberals Believe That They Shouldn’t

What should I do to ring out the decade? I know! Let’s make people mad at me. With that in mind, here’s a (non-exhaustive) list of things that lots of liberals believe even though they shouldn’t. Head Start (and similar pre-K programs) raise student achievement. There’s evidence that they have positive effects on many things, […]

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Voboril: A grassroots art movement

On a monochrome evening, we descended the steep staircase of an unremarkable building. Humdrum from the exterior, the entrance door to the performance space was a portal into something altogether technicolor, the effect one of stumbling upon a speakeasy populated by bombastic characters of lore. This particular night, the hallway was jammed with the bodies […]

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Grand finale? It’s all about 2020 for Mitch Trubisky

Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky was never better this season than against the Cowboys on Dec. 5 at Soldier Field — he threw three touchdown passes and had a 115.5 passer rating — and rushed for 63 yards, including this 23-yard touchown. | Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images Bears beleaguered quarterback is searching for elusive consistency […]

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George Michael’s Sister Died On Christmas, The Third Anniversary Of The Singer’s Death

Getty Image It would seem that this holiday season was not the best of times for the family of George Michael. The Wham! singer passed away on Christmas in 2016, and on December 25 this year, exactly three years later, Michael’s sister, Melanie Panayiotou, also died. Panayiotou was a hairdresser and makeup artist, and she […]

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Bret Stephens: What will it take to beat Donald Trump?

Bill Clinton and Barack Obama both campaigned for, and won, the White House on the watchword “hope.” What watchword will it take for a Democrat to win this time? My suggestion: soap. Nearly three years into Donald Trump’s presidency, America needs a hard scrub and a deep cleanse. It needs to wash out the grime […]

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Guest Commentary: May the (space) force be with you

With the recent passage of this year’s big defense bill, Congress authorized the creation of a sixth branch of the armed forces — the United States Space Force. The move reflects the growing militarization of space, as the other branches have grown increasingly reliant on operations there. Despite criticism from spending hawks and late-night comics, […]

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NFL: Antonio Brown works out with Saints

Marshawn Lynch isn’t the only former NFL superstar getting an unlikely late-season look. Antonio Brown, whose topsy-turvy 2019 began in Napa at Raiders training camp, on Friday worked out for the New Orleans Saints. The free-agent wide receiver posted a picture of a tryout waiver with the message “back to business” on his Instagram account, […]

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Daniel Craig Says This Line From ‘Casino Royale’ Made Him Want To Play James Bond

SONY Since replacing Pierce Brosnan, Daniel Craig has played James Bond five times, from 2006’s Casino Royale to next year’s No Time to Die; other actors have worn 007’s tactical turtleneck in more movies, but none have played the same character for as many years as Craig. It’s now obvious that he loves goofy southern […]

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Growing number of retirees are returning back to work

At Seminole High School in Florida, in between classes you’ll find the interim assistant principal, Kenneth Lewis, monitoring the halls and making sure students are getting to class. However, just a few weeks ago, things were a lot different for Lewis. He wasn’t working, he was retired. “I am still health. I can still do […]

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Hunter acts fast when charged by mountain lion

A pheasant hunter in North Dakota relied on his law enforcement instincts when a mountain lion emerged from the tall grass and charged him. The frightening incident occurred Thursday afternoon in the Custer Mine hunting area near Garrison while Gary Gorney of Minot was on his cellphone, according to the Minot Daily News. When his […]

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AEW Changed Its New Year’s Day Women’s World Championship Match

Lee South/AEW Kris Statlander has been the fastest rising figure in the All Elite Wrestling women’s division over the past few weeks, going from an AEW Dark tag match debut to number one contender for the Women’s World Championship. She was scheduled to challenge Riho for the title on the January 1, 2020, episode of […]

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Half a century ago, Apollo 8 gave mankind a Christmas to remember

“In the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep.” So began the momentous Christmas broadcast on Dec. 24, 1968 — the most-watched television program in history at that time — when astronauts Frank Borman, James Lovell and […]

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There’s a severe blood shortage right now, public health officials warn

CHICAGO — Public health experts are concerned that a shortage in blood supplies could get worse. Severe weather canceled blood drives and the holidays are causing supply levels to drop to critical levels. For Medline employee Rhonda Hinks, giving blood is a celebration.Earlier this month, she made her 100th blood donation.“It doesn’t take too long […]

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Home sale prices from San Jose area and Peninsula, December 27

104 Willet Circle, Watsonville 95076; sold Dec. 16 for $1,808,375; 2049 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. Beach house built in 1978; 0.2-acre lot on Sunset State Beach. Open plan, indoor/outdoor feel, midcentury style. Light wood paneling and floors, beamed ceilings, skylights, clerestory windows. Fireplace, sauna. Storage area but no garage; parking in common lot. […]

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Two auto-pedestrian crashes near resource center raise safety concerns

A man in a wheelchair was critically injured on Christmas night when a truck struck him in the radway near 3400 South and 300 West in South Salt Lake | Ray Boone, Deseret News SOUTH SALT LAKE — After the second serious auto-pedestrian crash in a month involving someone believed to be homeless, a South […]

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Navy SEAL slams Trump for pardoning Eddie Gallagher: ‘Shooting civilians and executing prisoners shouldn’t be’ political

A Navy SEAL who testified against Chief Edward Gallagher in a war-crimes trial condemned President Donald Trump’s interference in Gallagher’s case in an interview with The San Diego Union-Tribune. “When you look at politicians getting involved in military justice — whether it’s a congressman from San Diego or the president — with their involvement, it […]

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wins party primary, weeks after indictments

Supporters hold up banners at a rally against the indictments of Benjamin Netanyahu on November 26, 2019, in Tel Aviv, Israel. | Amir Levy/Getty Images The strong primary performance suggests Israel’s controversial leader is still in the game. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won a landslide victory in his party primary on Friday, thrashing his […]

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Utah couple charged with physically abusing baby boy

Stock image COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS — Criminal charges were filed Friday against a Salt Lake County couple accused of abusing their baby. Carter Michael Owens, 23, of Cottonwood Heights, and Marley Jordan Garcia-Earlewine, 22, of South Jordan, were each charged in 3rd District Court with child abuse, a second-degree felony. The investigation began Sept. 9 when […]

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Here’s how to watch all the movies and TV shows that were nominated for Golden Globes before the big award show

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the Golden Globe nominees across 25 categories of film and television on December 9. While some of the nominees are still in theaters, others can be streamed online. INSIDER used JustWatch to lay out how viewers can access Golden Globe-nominated series and films prior to the big show. NBC […]

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Here’s how to watch all the movies and TV shows that were nominated for Golden Globes before the big award show

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the Golden Globe nominees across 25 categories of film and television on December 9. While some of the nominees are still in theaters, others can be streamed online. INSIDER used JustWatch to lay out how viewers can access Golden Globe-nominated series and films prior to the big show. NBC […]

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We compared Trader Joe’s versions of iconic brands like Oreo, Cheerios, and Reese’s to the originals to see which is better

Trader Joe’s is a beloved grocery chain with loads of its own in-house products. Many of the grocer’s products seem eerily similar to more mainstream brands. That’s because the company has an agreement with third-party sellers to buy and sell products under the Trader Joe’s label, Eater reported. But Trader Joe’s generally doesn’t reveal the […]

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