Anna Karina, the icon of French New Wave cinema, dies at 79
Anna Karina, the icon of French New Wave cinema, dies at 79

The French culture minister announced her death on Twitter on Sunday. French media said that the Danish-born Karina had cancer and died Saturday.

Cadets accused of flashing 'white power' symbol during live broadcast of Army-Navy game attended by Trump
Cadets accused of flashing 'white power' symbol during live broadcast of Army-Navy game attended by Trump

School officials are trying to determine what the hand signals were meant to convey, they said.

Melania refuses to condemn Trump's attack on Greta Thunberg, instead appears to condone her husband's bullying ways
Melania refuses to condemn Trump's attack on Greta Thunberg, instead appears to condone her husband's bullying ways

House Judiciary Committee approves 2 articles of impeachment against Donald Trump
House Judiciary Committee approves 2 articles of impeachment against Donald Trump

The House is expected to approve the two articles of impeachment next week before lawmakers depart for the holidays. The partisan split in the committee vote — 23 Democrats to 17 Republicans — reflects the atmosphere in Congress

Lizzo claps back at people who fat-shamed her for twerking in thong at Lakers game: 'Your criticism has no effect on me'
Lizzo claps back at people who fat-shamed her for twerking in thong at Lakers game: 'Your criticism has no effect on me'

“Never ever let somebody stop you or shame you from being yourself,” she said in a livestream.

Texas man, 22, accused of killing grandmother and great-grandmother arrested: 'He was tired of the 2 women'
Texas man, 22, accused of killing grandmother and great-grandmother arrested: 'He was tired of the 2 women'

Jaryd Ramos, 22, was arrested Tuesday evening after telling detectives he killed his grandmother, 59-year-old Barbara Gromley. and his great-grandmother, 90-year-old Regina Gromley, on November 5 at the home in Spring.

Harvey Weinstein arrives at NY court using a walker after reaching $25 million tentative settlement with accusers
Harvey Weinstein arrives at NY court using a walker after reaching $25 million tentative settlement with accusers

“The most troubling aspect of this settlement is a punitive provision designed to force victims to settle"

New Jersey shooting leaves 6 dead including officer, 2 suspects and 3 bystanders
New Jersey shooting leaves 6 dead including officer, 2 suspects and 3 bystanders

A police officer and multiple other people were killed in a furious gunbattle Tuesday that filled the streets of Jersey City with the sound of heavy gunfire for about an hour, authorities said. They believe the bloodshed was not an act of terrorism, but it was still under investigation

Finland's new Prime Minister Sanna Marin, 34, is the youngest sitting head of government in the world
Finland's new Prime Minister Sanna Marin, 34, is the youngest sitting head of government in the world

Marin is heading a five-party, center-left coalition. The four other parties in the coalition are headed by women — three of whom are in their early 30s.

Democrats unveil two impeachment articles against Trump as president insists he did 'NOTHING' wrong
Democrats unveil two impeachment articles against Trump as president insists he did 'NOTHING' wrong

Democratic leaders are pushing ahead with formal charges saying the president put U.S. elections and national security at risk by asking Ukraine to investigate his rivals, including Joe Biden, while withholding military aid

Gender non-binary identifier 'they' is Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2019
Gender non-binary identifier 'they' is Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2019

Merriam-Webster recently added a new definition to its online dictionary to reflect use of “they” as relating to a person whose gender identity is nonbinary.

Abandoned baby giraffe who became unlikely best friends with a dog dies: 'The dog was by her side'
Abandoned baby giraffe who became unlikely best friends with a dog dies: 'The dog was by her side'

Resident watchdog Hunter seemed to realize something was wrong and didn't leave the baby giraffe’s side, and was there when he died, the orphanage said.

Greta Thunberg asks media to stop focusing on her and listen to other climate activists: 'My story has been told over and over'
Greta Thunberg asks media to stop focusing on her and listen to other climate activists: 'My story has been told over and over'

The 16-year-old Swede, who first inspired fellow students by skipping school to pressure her country's leaders, has drawn huge crowds at demonstrations and conferences in the past year.

Volcano on New Zealand island erupts killing at least five tourists, police say site too dangerous to search for the missing
Volcano on New Zealand island erupts killing at least five tourists, police say site too dangerous to search for the missing

Police said there were fewer than 50 people on the island when the volcano erupted and 23 had been taken off, including the five dead.

Caroll Spinney, the Sesame Street puppeteer behind Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, dies at 85
Caroll Spinney, the Sesame Street puppeteer behind Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, dies at 85

Through his two characters, Spinney gained huge fame that brought international tours, books, record albums, movie roles, and visits to the White House.

Arkansas police officer 'ambushed and executed' by 35-year-old gunman as he sat in his patrol vehicle outside station
Arkansas police officer 'ambushed and executed' by 35-year-old gunman as he sat in his patrol vehicle outside station

When officers responded, they heard additional gunshots, then found an armed suspect behind the police department

Shooter at Naval Air Station in Pensacola killed after opening fire on multiple people, two dead and at least 10 hospitalized
Shooter at Naval Air Station in Pensacola killed after opening fire on multiple people, two dead and at least 10 hospitalized

Pensacola Police spokesman Mike Wood has confirmed that law enforcement responded to the active shooter. Base spokesman Jason Bortz said both gates are closed and the base is on lockdown.

Tennessee executes 53-year-old blind inmate on electric chair for setting estranged girlfriend on fire in 1991
Tennessee executes 53-year-old blind inmate on electric chair for setting estranged girlfriend on fire in 1991

Lee Hall became the second inmate without sight to be executed in the US since the reinstatement of the nation's death penalty in 1976

R Kelly charged with paying bribe to buy fake ID for Aaliyah a day before they got married
R Kelly charged with paying bribe to buy fake ID for Aaliyah a day before they got married

The US Attorney's office declined to comment about who the fake ID was meant for, and the indictment didn't mention the wedding, but a person familiar with the investigation confirmed the "Jane Doe" was Aaliyah

3 soldiers killed as Black Hawk helicopter crashes in Minnesota during routine maintenance test flight
3 soldiers killed as Black Hawk helicopter crashes in Minnesota during routine maintenance test flight

The Guard lost contact with the helicopter shortly after it took off on a maintenance test flight from St. Cloud on Thursday afternoon. The helicopter called mayday about nine minutes after takeoff

Hijacked UPS truck chase ends in shootout with Florida police, leaving 4 dead, including truck driver
Hijacked UPS truck chase ends in shootout with Florida police, leaving 4 dead, including truck driver

The FBI says four people, including a UPS driver, were killed after robbers stole the driver’s truck and led police on a chase that ended in gunfire at a busy Florida intersection during rush hour

Pelosi OKs drafting of impeachment articles against Trump: 'Our democracy is what is at stake'
Pelosi OKs drafting of impeachment articles against Trump: 'Our democracy is what is at stake'

At the heart of the impeachment probe is a July call with the president of Ukraine, in which Trump pressed the leader to investigate Democrats and political rival Joe Biden as Trump was withholding aid to the country.

Pearl Harbor shooting: US Navy sailor fatally shoots two civilians at military base before taking his own life
Pearl Harbor shooting: US Navy sailor fatally shoots two civilians at military base before taking his own life

The commander of Navy Region Hawaii, Rear Adm. Robert Chadwick, said he didn’t know the motive behind the shooting at the Hawaii base’s naval shipyard that left the third civilian Department of Defense employee hospitalized.

Furious Trump hits back at Trudeau after he was caught mocking him, calls him 'two-faced'
Furious Trump hits back at Trudeau after he was caught mocking him, calls him 'two-faced'

On Wednesday, Trump said that Trudeau was likely upset about him pointing out that Canada falls short of the NATO target of spending 2% of its GDP on defense

Los Angeles police officer caught fondling dead woman's breasts on own bodycam, removed from active duty
Los Angeles police officer caught fondling dead woman's breasts on own bodycam, removed from active duty

The officer had disabled the body camera but the act was caught on video when he turned it back on as the devices also capture what happens right before they are activated

Kamala Harris to end campaign for 2020 Democratic presidential nomination: Campaign official
Kamala Harris to end campaign for 2020 Democratic presidential nomination: Campaign official

The first woman and first black attorney general and U.S. senator in California’s history, she was widely viewed as a candidate poised to excite the same segment of voters that sent Barack Obama to the White House

Powerful storm moves inland after wreaking havoc on West Coast, set to disrupt Thanksgiving return travel
Powerful storm moves inland after wreaking havoc on West Coast, set to disrupt Thanksgiving return travel

Forecasters warned that intensifying snow and ice could thwart millions of people across the country hoping to get home after Thanksgiving.

Leonardo DiCaprio funded Amazon fires: Brazil's president Bolsonaro goes on bizarre rant against star
Leonardo DiCaprio funded Amazon fires: Brazil's president Bolsonaro goes on bizarre rant against star

“DiCaprio is a cool guy, isn’t he? Giving money to set the Amazon on fire,” the president said to supporters in Brasilia

Police on London Bridge fatally shoot terror suspect wearing fake explosive vest, 2 killed, 3 injured in stabbings
Police on London Bridge fatally shoot terror suspect wearing fake explosive vest, 2 killed, 3 injured in stabbings

Metropolitan Police Chief Cressida Dick said two stabbing victims had died and three injured people were being treated in hospitals. Health officials said one of the injured was in critical but stable condition, one was stable and the third had less serious injuries

Trump serves US troops Thanksgiving dinner in surprise 1st visit to Afghanistan, says Taliban want a deal
Trump serves US troops Thanksgiving dinner in surprise 1st visit to Afghanistan, says Taliban want a deal

Trump arrived at Bagram Air Field shortly after 8:30 p.m. local time Thursday and spent 3½ hours on the ground during his first trip to the site of America’s longest war. He served turkey and thanked the troops, delivered a speech and sat down with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani before leaving

10 animals, including 3 giraffes, killed in barn fire at African Safari Wildlife Park in Ohio
10 animals, including 3 giraffes, killed in barn fire at African Safari Wildlife Park in Ohio

The blaze began at about 6.15 pm on Thursday, November 28, at the African Safari Wildlife Park in Port Clinton. Three bongos, three giraffes, three red river hogs and a springbok housed in the barn are thought to be dead, according to fire officials

Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong protesters, furious China threatens 'unspecified consequences'
Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong protesters, furious China threatens 'unspecified consequences'

China has reacted furiously to President Donald Trump’s signing of bills on Hong Kong human rights and says the U.S. will bear the unspecified consequences

Clive James, Australian-born TV star, intellectual and writer, dies aged 80
Clive James, Australian-born TV star, intellectual and writer, dies aged 80

The poet, essayist, author and entertainer had a gift for tickling the divergent sensibilities of the readers of highbrow literary magazines and the audiences of Saturday night TV in Britain, his adopted country. He hosted "Saturday Night Clive," “The Clive James Show” and other TV programs

Sir Jonathan Miller, groundbreaking British stage director, filmmaker and comedian, dies at 85
Sir Jonathan Miller, groundbreaking British stage director, filmmaker and comedian, dies at 85

Miller’s family said Wednesday that he “died this morning peacefully at home with his family around him following a long battle with Alzheimer's.” One of the country’s most important and wide-ranging arts figures, Miller had a decades-long career that encompassed theater, television and opera

Thousands stranded as storms lash California airports grounding flights and causing power outage
Thousands stranded as storms lash California airports grounding flights and causing power outage

San Francisco International Airport was affected by weather while Oakland International Airport lost power for about 90 minutes

Trump donates 3rd-quarter salary to help fight opioid crisis after making drug misuse an 'administration priority'
Trump donates 3rd-quarter salary to help fight opioid crisis after making drug misuse an 'administration priority'

Trump is required to be paid, but he has pledged to donate his salary while in office to worthy causes

President Trump inks bill that makes animal cruelty federal felony, says its important to combat 'sadistic acts'
President Trump inks bill that makes animal cruelty federal felony, says its important to combat 'sadistic acts'

The Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act prohibits extreme acts of cruelty when they occur in interstate commerce or on federal property.

Bill Cosby has no 'remorse' for sexual assault crimes, prepared to serve 10-year prison sentence
Bill Cosby has no 'remorse' for sexual assault crimes, prepared to serve 10-year prison sentence

Bill Cosby says he’s prepared to serve the 10-year maximum sentence for sexual assault rather than show remorse for a crime the comedian says he didn’t commit

Missouri woman kept husband's body in bedroom freezer for a year fearing what doctors would do to his dead body
Missouri woman kept husband's body in bedroom freezer for a year fearing what doctors would do to his dead body

Records show that police and state workers responded repeatedly to concerns about the care of a terminally ill Missouri man before his body was found in a freezer in his wife's bedroom, where it may have been stored for nearly a year

Judge temporarily stops first federal execution in 16 years in reprieve for Oklahoma death row inmate
Judge temporarily stops first federal execution in 16 years in reprieve for Oklahoma death row inmate

U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutka said in a Wednesday evening ruling that the public is not served by “short-circuiting” legitimate judicial process.

The Pariah Prince: How the good life led Prince Andrew down a rabbit hole of lust, greed, and infamy
The Pariah Prince: How the good life led Prince Andrew down a rabbit hole of lust, greed, and infamy

Queen Elizabeth II’s second son has announced that he would step back from public duties because of his ties to Jeffrey Epstein, saying the relationship had become a “major disruption” to the royal family’s charitable work.

Grammy Nominations 2020: Lizzo leads with 8 nods followed by Lil Nas X and Billie Eilish as new acts rule the roster
Grammy Nominations 2020: Lizzo leads with 8 nods followed by Lil Nas X and Billie Eilish as new acts rule the roster

The Grammys have announced the first nominees for its 2020 show, and contenders include Beyoncé and Taylor Swift apart from a range of newcomers

Sweden drops rape investigation into Julian Assange even as he awaits US extradition in British jail
Sweden drops rape investigation into Julian Assange even as he awaits US extradition in British jail

Two months earlier, Assange was evicted from the Ecuador Embassy in London where he had been holed up since 2012. He was immediately arrested and is currently serving a 50-week sentence in Britain for jumping bail in 2012

Michael Jackson accusers in the center of 'Leaving Neverland' documentary likely to get their lawsuits restored
Michael Jackson accusers in the center of 'Leaving Neverland' documentary likely to get their lawsuits restored

The tentative decision does not revive the actual Jackson estate as a defendant. A 2015 decision throwing out that part of the lawsuit will stand.

TIME explains why Greta Thunberg was named Person of the Year: 'For showing us what it looks like when a new generation leads'
TIME explains why Greta Thunberg was named Person of the Year: 'For showing us what it looks like when a new generation leads'

Thunberg, 16, has become the face of the youth climate movement, drawing large crowds with her appearances at protests and conferences over the past year and a half

Greta Thunberg accuses world leaders of inaction against 'climate emergency': 'Nothing is being done'
Greta Thunberg accuses world leaders of inaction against 'climate emergency': 'Nothing is being done'

Activist Greta Thunberg said business and political leaders are misleading the public by holding climate talks that are not achieving real action against what she called the world's 'climate emergency'

Brazil's Bolsonaro calls activist Greta Thunberg a 'brat' after she criticizes violence against indigenous tribes in the Amazon
Brazil's Bolsonaro calls activist Greta Thunberg a 'brat' after she criticizes violence against indigenous tribes in the Amazon

Bolsonaro used the Portuguese word 'pirralha; that loosely translates as 'little brat' or 'pest'

Trump attacks 'disrespectful' Macron for calling NATO a 'brain dead' organization and blaming US for lack of leadership
Trump attacks 'disrespectful' Macron for calling NATO a 'brain dead' organization and blaming US for lack of leadership

During campaigning for the last election, Trump described NATO as “obsolete.” He has since tempered his criticism somewhat.

Four generations of Idaho business family die in South Dakota plane crash while returning from hunting trip
Four generations of Idaho business family die in South Dakota plane crash while returning from hunting trip

The Hansen family representative Jeff Walbom called the crash which killed 9 members a “total tragedy” and described how their loss rippled through their Idaho community, from church to their businesses.

Greta Thunberg reaches Europe in catamaran after 3-week voyage across the Atlantic for climate talks
Greta Thunberg reaches Europe in catamaran after 3-week voyage across the Atlantic for climate talks

The Swedish teen sailed to the Portuguese capital before heading to neighboring Spain to attend the UN Climate Change Conference taking place in Madrid

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