Wednesday, November 21, 2018

AP US & World News

Simulator helps experts understand how whales get entangled

Scientists have developed a video simulation of how whales become entangled in fishing lines, and say the technology could help lead to new and safer gear designs
Updated: 1 hour ago
Brother jailed over blaze possibly linked to mansion deaths

Brother jailed over blaze possibly linked to mansion deaths

Authorities have arrested the brother of the man that records indicate owned the New Jersey mansion where authorities found two adults and two children dead after a fire
Updated: 1 hour ago
Trump's Mar-A-Lago: Mixing work, business, pleasure

Trump's Mar-A-Lago: Mixing work, business, pleasure

President Donald Trump back at the "winter White House" at Mar-A-Lago, spending the morning before Thanksgiving at his nearby golf course
Updated: 1 hour ago
Trump says he plans to make his first visit to a war zone

Trump says he plans to make his first visit to a war zone

President Donald Trump says he intends to make his first visit to a war zone to visit deployed troops
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British, EU leaders to meet as Brexit deadline looms

British, EU leaders to meet as Brexit deadline looms

British Prime Minister Theresa May told skeptical lawmakers on Wednesday that rejecting her divorce deal with the European Union would mean uncertainty and division.
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Guards, others charged in prison contraband scheme

Authorities say six women, including current and former guards, have been charged in a scheme to smuggle tobacco, drugs and other contraband into a Florida prison
Updated: 2 hours ago

State says 'I Love NY' signs have been removed by deadline

New York officials say hundreds of "I Love NY" tourism signs have been removed from the Thruway system and other state highways under an agreement with the federal government
Updated: 2 hours ago
Reports say Japan prosecutors to hold Ghosn for 10 more days

Reports say Japan prosecutors to hold Ghosn for 10 more days

Japanese media report prosecutors will hold Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, 2nd executive for another 10 days
Updated: 2 hours ago
It may be harder to find the perfect Christmas tree

It may be harder to find the perfect Christmas tree

A tight supply of tannenbaums this holiday season means some shoppers will be paying more or searching longer for that perfect Christmas tree.
Updated: 2 hours ago

Utilities encourage energy savings with smart thermostats

As winter chills loom, homeowners are going beyond traditional winterizing by installing smart thermostats to lower utility bills
Updated: 2 hours ago