Ohio woman allegedly poured hot grease on another woman during argument - Fox News

An Ohio woman was arrested after she allegedly poured hot grease on another woman during a disagreement. Charlene Thompson, 61, was arguing with another woman at a home in Mount Airy, roughly seven miles north of Cincinnati when she allegedly ...-- https://www.foxnews.com/us/ohio-woman-allegedly-pours-hot-grease-on-another-woman-during-argument

National for-profit college chain abruptly closes, stunning thousands of students - USA TODAY

Dozens of for-profit college campuses across the country abruptly closed this week after their parent company lost its accreditation and funding. The schools are owned by Birmingham, Alabama-based Education Corp. of America (ECA), which runs more than ...-- https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/education/2018/12/05/virginia-college-brightwood-college-and-others-abruptly-shut-down/2221650002/

Ocasio-Cortez: House Democrats must focus on voter rights - Boston Herald

N.Y. Rep.-Elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she's ready to shake things up in D.C., pushing an expansion of voter rights to the top of her agenda and vowing to prevent voters from being “disenfranchised the way that they were in November,” she told ...and more »-- https://www.bostonherald.com/2018/12/06/ocasio-cortez-house-democrats-must-focus-on-voter-rights/

Carbon Dioxide Emissions Are Up Again. What Now, Climate? - NPR

As climate negotiators from around the world meet in Poland this week and next to figure out how to keep greenhouse gases out of the atmosphere, they are hearing some discouraging news: Emissions of the biggest pollutant, carbon dioxide, are going up.-- https://www.npr.org/2018/12/05/673821051/carbon-dioxide-emissions-are-up-again-what-now-climate

Kamala Harris aide resigns over harassment settlement - The Hill (blog)

An aide to California Sen. Kamala Harris · Kamala Devi HarrisFrom Bernie to Beto, a progressive era begins Colorado's Michael Bennet considering 2020 White House run: report Brazile: Hillary Clinton will not run in 2020 MORE (D) resigned Wednesday ...-- https://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/419987-kamala-harris-aide-resigns-over-harassment-settlement

Wisconsin Gov.-Elect Tony Evers Will Ask Scott Walker To Veto GOP Power Grab - HuffPost

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The incoming Democratic governor of Wisconsin said Wednesday that he plans to make a personal appeal to his defeated rival, Gov. Scott Walker, to veto far-reaching GOP legislation that would restrict the new administration's powers.-- https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/tony-evers-walker-republican-power-grab_us_5c087993e4b0844cda4fbb25

Five US Marines Missing in Aircraft Accident Off Japan - New York Times

HONG KONG — Five United States Marines were missing and two have been found after two aircraft crashed off the coast of Japan early Thursday, the Marine Corps and the Japanese military said. The crash is the latest in a growing number of American ...-- https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/05/world/asia/marines-japan.html

Jessica Simpson Comes for Natalie Portman After Virginity Comments - E! Online

UPDATE: Natalie Portman later commented, in response to Jessica Simpson's clapback, "Thank you for your words. I completely agree with you that a woman should be allowed to dress however she likes and behave however she likes and not be judged.-- https://www.eonline.com/news/993493/jessica-simpson-claps-back-at-natalie-portman-over-bikini-photo-remarks

Einstein's 'God letter' fetches $2.9 million at auction: Full text and facts on the iconic science-religion debate - India Today

Albert Einstein wrote a handwritten letter to German philosopher Eric Gutkind in 1954 where he explicitly rejected god and religion, which sold for a stunning $2.9 million at the Christie's Rockefeller Center auction, smashing all predictions. "This ...and more »-- https://www.indiatoday.in/education-today/gk-current-affairs/story/einstein-god-letter-fetches-2-9-million-at-auction-full-text-of-letter-html-1403132-2018-12-05

PETA wants to change 'anti-animal' sayings, but the Internet thinks they're feeding a fed horse - Washington Post

Have you ever tried to feed a fed horse? Come home with a big paycheck and thought, “Man, I really brought home the bagels today!”? Or just . . . taken the flower by the thorns? Those, according to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, are the ...-- https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/2018/12/05/peta-wants-change-anti-animal-sayings-internet-thinks-theyre-feeding-fed-horse/

VIDEO: Man pushed under truck in random downtown LA attack - KABC-TV

A man is in critical condition with a collapsed lung and broken bones after being pushed into the street and run over by a truck in an apparently random attack in downtown Los Angeles. Dramatic surveillance video shows the brazen attack. At first the ...and more »-- https://abc7.com/video-man-pushed-under-truck-in-downtown-la-attack/4841569/

Fantasy baseball impact of Paul Goldschmidt's move to the St. Louis Cardinals - ESPN

One of the top players in fantasy baseball is on the move, as the St. Louis Cardinals have acquired first baseman Paul Goldschmidt from the Arizona Diamondbacks in a trade. Catcher Carson Kelly, pitcher Luke Weaver and prospect Andrew Young will join ...-- http://www.espn.com/fantasy/baseball/story/_/id/25462680/fantasy-baseball-impact-paul-goldschmidt-move-st-louis-cardinals

Bipartisan Senate group wants to formally blame Saudi crown prince for journalist's killing - Washington Post

A bipartisan group of senators filed a resolution Wednesday to condemn Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as responsible for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, directly challenging President Trump to do the same. “This resolution — without ...-- https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/bipartisan-senate-group-wants-to-formally-blame-saudi-crown-prince-for-journalists-killing/2018/12/05/164f99cc-f8f1-11e8-8c9a-860ce2a8148f_story.html

The Democratic Party Wants to Make Climate Policy Exciting - The Atlantic

On Monday, speaking at a town hall led by Senator Bernie Sanders, Representative-Elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez framed her chosen climate policy—the Green New Deal—through the lens of gallant American exceptionalism. “This is going to be the New ...-- https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/12/ocasio-cortez-green-new-deal-winning-climate-strategy/576514/

Wisconsin Gov.-Elect Tony Evers Will Ask Scott Walker To Veto GOP Power Grab - HuffPost

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The incoming Democratic governor of Wisconsin said Wednesday that he plans to make a personal appeal to his defeated rival, Gov. Scott Walker, to veto far-reaching GOP legislation that would restrict the new administration's powers.-- https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/tony-evers-walker-republican-power-grab_us_5c087993e4b0844cda4fbb25

National for-profit college chain abruptly closes, stunning thousands of students - USA TODAY

Dozens of for-profit college campuses across the country abruptly closed this week after their parent company lost its accreditation and funding. The schools are owned by Birmingham, Alabama-based Education Corp. of America (ECA), which runs more than ...-- https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/education/2018/12/05/virginia-college-brightwood-college-and-others-abruptly-shut-down/2221650002/

The slow-motion disaster of Trump's Khashoggi strategy - CNN

Washington (CNN) Shortly before 1 p.m. on Tuesday, having just received a classified briefing from the director of the CIA in the basement of the Capitol, two Republican senators stepped to a crowd of cameras and reporters. With a few pointed words ...-- https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/05/politics/trump-khashoggi-murder/index.html

Carbon Dioxide Emissions Are Up Again. What Now, Climate? - NPR

As climate negotiators from around the world meet in Poland this week and next to figure out how to keep greenhouse gases out of the atmosphere, they are hearing some discouraging news: Emissions of the biggest pollutant, carbon dioxide, are going up.-- https://www.npr.org/2018/12/05/673821051/carbon-dioxide-emissions-are-up-again-what-now-climate

Parts of South Jersey get up to 8 inches of snow - News 12 New Jersey

Parts of New Jersey saw nearly a foot of snow Wednesday – but most of the state didn't even know it. The snowstorm impacted the extreme southern portion of the state – with parts of Atlantic County seeing up to 8 inches of snow. Brigantine residents ...-- http://newjersey.news12.com/story/39594737/parts-of-south-jersey-get-up-to-8-inches-of-snow

Saudi Arabia Paid Washington Lobbyist to Book 500 Rooms in Trump's DC Hotel Shortly After 2016 Election - Slate Magazine

For insight into the interplay of money, power, access, and Donald Trump, you need not look further than the recent emoluments lawsuits filed against the president. The details of some of the possible constitutional violations, where President Trump is ...-- https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2018/12/saudi-arabia-washington-lobbyist-500-rooms-veterans-9-11-trump-hotel-qorvis-mslgroup.html

Kevin Durant calls environment playing with LeBron James 'toxic;' says it ventures beyond the basketball court - CBSSports.com

It's been well-documented that the Los Angeles Lakers made arguably the biggest splash of the offseason when they signed LeBron James. More NBA news. Star Index: Curry staring at more history · Top 10 NBA first-quarter takeaways. Following James' ...-- https://www.cbssports.com/nba/news/kevin-durant-calls-environment-playing-with-lebron-james-toxic-says-it-ventures-beyond-the-basketball-court/

The Guy Behind Steam Spy Has Been Working On Epic's Store For Years - Kotaku

It's one thing for a gaming company to announce a Steam competitor—and believe me, many have—but it's something else entirely when the developer behind the world's biggest game does it. Epic's upcoming game store seems to have already gotten under ...-- https://kotaku.com/the-guy-behind-steam-spy-has-been-working-on-epics-stor-1830890162

Homeless man in Sumner finds bag holding $17000, turns it in to food bank - Q13 FOX

SUMNER, Wash. -- A homeless man in Sumner is being praised for turning in thousands of dollars. He found a bag full of money outside of the Sumner Food Bank. He didn't keep it - in fact, he handed it over to the staff there. “All of them were like ...and more »-- https://q13fox.com/2018/12/04/homeless-man-in-sumner-finds-bag-of-money-turns-it-in-to-local-food-bank/

Woman, 17-year-old daughter found dead inside Monrovia apartment - Los Angeles Times

A woman and her 17-year-old daughter were found dead Wednesday afternoon in a Monrovia apartment, authorities said. Monrovia police went to conduct a welfare check after someone reported an assault at the home in the 800 block of West Colorado ...and more »-- https://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-monrovia-double-homicide-20181205-story.html

Border patrol: More families cross illegally to San Diego - ABC News

The woman crawled under first, squeezing face down through a gap dug under the border fence. The space is only a few inches high, and her feet kicked dust into the air as she wiggled. Next was her 3-year-old daughter, dressed in a pink sweat suit ...-- https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/border-patrol-families-cross-illegally-san-diego-59608085

There's an Exception to the Double-Jeopardy Rule - The Atlantic

Ask a lawyer to explain “sovereignty” and you'll hear an elevated discussion of Enlightenment political thought, along with some name-dropping—Hobbes, Montesquieu, Madison. Ask Terance Gamble, and he will have a more concrete answer: 34 months of ...-- https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2018/12/gamble-v-united-states-case-double-jeopardy/577342/

Fantasy baseball impact of Paul Goldschmidt's move to the St. Louis Cardinals - ESPN

One of the top players in fantasy baseball is on the move, as the St. Louis Cardinals have acquired first baseman Paul Goldschmidt from the Arizona Diamondbacks in a trade. Catcher Carson Kelly, pitcher Luke Weaver and prospect Andrew Young will join ...-- http://www.espn.com/fantasy/baseball/story/_/id/25462680/fantasy-baseball-impact-paul-goldschmidt-move-st-louis-cardinals