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In first game of Mario Cristobal era, Oregon Ducks leave Las Vegas with 'disappointing' bowl loss LAS VEGAS -- Like so many visitors to Sin City before them, the Oregon Ducks left here Saturday night tired, confused and attempting to piece together exactly when their luck ran out, and their fortunes turned. With facemasks pointed toward the Sam  Wreaths Across America draws thousands of volunteers to Arlington National Cemetery Wreaths rest against headstones at Arlington National Cemetery as Wreaths Across America places remembrance wreaths on headstones at the cemetery in Arlington, Va., Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen). Thousands of volunteers traveled to  South Africa's ANC party to vote for new leader South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) is set to vote on who will succeed President Jacob Zuma as its leader. The main contenders are the country's deputy president, Cyril Ramaphosa, and former cabinet minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, President  Sonia Gandhi overcame her caste and religion deficits as a politician, but chose Congress' interests over governance The one unique aspect of Sonia Gandhi as Congress president was that she did not have a caste. It is an attribute none of her predecessors post-Independence can claim. She wasn't a Brahmin although she had been married to one. A person is born into a  Chargers vs. Chiefs 2017 live results: Score updates and highlights from Saturday night football The Chiefs completed a season sweep of the Chargers on Saturday night, taking sole possession of the AFC West. By James Brady@JamesBradySBN Updated Dec 16, 2017, 11:42pm EST. tweet · share · pin · Rec. Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images. The Kansas  Nebraska turns in a masterpiece for fifth NCAA volleyball title John Cook (top) and the Huskers celebrate their NCAA volleyball championship at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo., on Saturday. GWYNETH ROBERTS, Journal Star. NCAA Volleyball Final, Nebraska vs. Florida, 12/16/17. Buy Now. The Huskers celebrate in  Argentina dismisses navy chief amid submarine investigation BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Argentina has dismissed the head of its navy as part of the investigation into the disappearance of a submarine with 44 crew members aboard last month. State news agency Telam said Saturday that Defense Minister Oscar Aguad  Carmelo Anthony on MSG return: I'll always be part of culture here NEW YORK -- Carmelo Anthony received a mostly welcoming reception from New York Knicks fans Saturday night in his first game back at Madison Square Garden as a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Knicks played a tribute video for Anthony before he  Bears offense, Mitch Trubisky fail to take step forward in stumble against Lions The outcome was decided by the time Mitch Trubisky's third interception left his hand. Another penalty-filled performance by the Bears. Another wave of self-inflicted wounds in a loss to a division opponent. Still, the final gut punch hurt. Lions  UFC on Fox 26 By the Numbers The former lightweight titlist improved to 3-0 at 170 pounds on Saturday night, as he earned a dominant unanimous verdict over ex-champ Robbie Lawler in the UFC on Fox 26 headliner. Dos Anjos kept the pressure on his opponent for the duration of their  UN council mulls call for US Jerusalem decision to be withdrawn UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council is considering a draft resolution that would insist any decisions on the status of Jerusalem have no legal effect and must be rescinded after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized the city  Student's rape trial collapses because police 'sat on evidence proving his innocence' A student says he has suffered "mental torture" after a rape case against him was thrown out in court. Video Liberals win Bennelong, Melbourne balcony collapse. CLOSE. Video Liberals win Bennelong, Melbourne balcony collapse. Liam Allan, 22, escaped  Pope Francis criticizes media for dredging up old stories VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis is criticizing journalists who dredge up old scandals and sensationalize the news, saying it's a "very serious sin" that hurts all involved. He reminded journalists to provide precise, complete and correct information and  Thwarted by chimney, 'criminal Santa' has to call the cops on himself Jesse Berube, 32, was charged with one count of burglary, police said. (Citrus Heights Police Department). A burglary suspect in California reportedly had to call the police on himself earlier this week after getting stuck in a chimney. According to  Australian police accuse man of acting as North Korean economic agent (CNN) The Australian Federal Police have arrested a 59-year-old Australian man for allegedly acting as an economic agent for North Korea with the intent of raising revenue for the Pyongyang government. Authorities identified the man as Chan Han Choi, a  2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Trail Boss takes bowtie brand to new heights With its factory lift kit, the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Trail Boss that debuted Saturday at a surprise event deep in the heart of pickup country has big boots to fill. At Texas Motor Speedway outside Fort Worth, Texas, at an event to celebrate 100  Donations pour in after 7-year-old girl's letter to Santa asking for blanket, food - Austin American A 7-year-old's heartbreaking letter to Santa asking for a blanket, ball and food, brought in hundreds of donations to help her and other impoverished children at her school. >> Read more trending news. “I have (been) good this day,” Crystal Pacheco  Donations pour in after 7-year-old girl's letter to Santa asking for blanket, food - Austin American A 7-year-old's heartbreaking letter to Santa asking for a blanket, ball and food, brought in hundreds of donations to help her and other impoverished children at her school. >> Read more trending news. “I have (been) good this day,” Crystal Pacheco  Hundreds of homes in Montecito threatened as winds push Thomas fire toward coast; new evacuations New evacuation orders were issued in Santa Barbara County on Saturday as the massive Thomas fire took aim at the hills above Montecito, with some wind gusts reported up to 65 mph. The so-called sundowner winds pushed south from the mountains down to  Trump transition lawyer accuses Mueller of unlawfully obtaining emails A lawyer for President Donald Trump's transition team is accusing special counsel Robert Mueller of unlawfully obtaining tens of thousands of private emails during its investigation into Russian meddling in last year's presidential election. Kory  Islamists accuse Trump of 'falsifying' history President Trump based the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, which sparked a surge of anti-Semitic protests, on a historical narrative that is “unfounded and contrary to reality,” the Palestinian Authority charges, says a report in  Chile: Landslide destroys village and kills at least five A landslide caused by torrential rain has killed at least five people in southern Chile and has destroyed dozens of houses. Fifteen people are missing in the remote village of Villa Santa Lucía in the country's lake region, popular with tourists  Chile: Landslide destroys village and kills at least five A landslide caused by torrential rain has killed at least five people in southern Chile and has destroyed dozens of houses. Fifteen people are missing in the remote village of Villa Santa Lucía in the country's lake region, popular with tourists  Relax, the Dodgers' trade for Matt Kemp isn't nearly as dramatic as it seems All I want for Christmas is … Matt Kemp? Three years after he was controversially dumped in the first big trade of the Andrew Friedman era, the polarizing slugger returned Saturday in a deal seemingly even more confusing when considering the cost. To  Words banned at multiple HHS agencies include 'diversity' and 'vulnerable' The Trump administration has informed multiple divisions within the Department of Health and Human Services that they should avoid using certain words or phrases in official documents being drafted for next year's budget. Officials at the Centers for  17-Year-Old Shot and Killed in Miami Trailer Park NBC 6 reporter Amanda Plasencia gives the latest details in the killings of a toddler and 17-year-old in two separate Miami-Dade shootings. (Published 29 minutes ago). Police are investigating a shooting that happened in Miami that left a 17-year-old  Hunter Harrison, Famed Railroad Turnaround CEO, Dies at 73 E. Hunter Harrison, who turned around three railroad carriers during a five-decade career before being tapped by CSX Corp. to improve the company's lackluster performance, has died days after taking medical leave. He was 73. Harrison died in Wellington  Warriors will watch as Lakers retire Kobe Bryant's jerseys, says Steve Kerr OAKLAND, Calif. -- When the Los Angeles Lakers hang the jerseys of Kobe Bryant in the rafters during halftime of Monday night's game against Golden State, Warriors coach Steve Kerr said the defending champs will be on the court taking in the  5 injured in Pennsylvania ski lift mishap Company 5 and Centre Hall Volunteer Fire Company were dispatched to assist Boalsburg Fire Company with a high-angle rescue at Tussey Mountain Ski Resort in Pennsylvania, Dec. 16, 2017.more +. 0 Shares. Email. Five people were injured at a Pennsylvania  UN council weighs measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision HOLY CITY. A picture taken on April 14, 2014 at the sunset shows the golden Dome of the Rock in the compound known to Muslims as al-Haram al-Sharif (Noble Sanctuary) and to Jews as the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's old city. Thomas Coex/AFP. UNITED  Warriors will watch as Lakers retire Kobe Bryant's jerseys, says Steve Kerr OAKLAND, Calif. -- When the Los Angeles Lakers hang the jerseys of Kobe Bryant in the rafters during halftime of Monday night's game against Golden State, Warriors coach Steve Kerr said the defending champs will be on the court taking in the  Oregon spectacularly converts 2 Boise State red-zone turnovers into TDs If you thought the Las Vegas Bowl matchup between Boise State and Oregon would be intense, entertaining or even close, you were probably a little disappointed through first 29 minutes or so — unless you're a Broncos fan. Boise State shot up to a 24-0  Wildfire Burns Beloved Burros in South Dakota's Custer Park Nine Custer State Park burros that were reported missing in a South Dakota wildfire have been found, but they all suffered burns. Dec. 16, 2017, at 8:44 p.m.. Wildfire Burns Beloved Burros in South Dakota's Custer Park. Share. ×. Share on Facebook  United Nations to act after Donald Trump declared Jerusalem as Israel's capital THE UN Security Council is considering a draft resolution that would affirm that any change to the status of Jerusalem has no legal effect and must be rescinded, in response to the US decision to recognise the city as Israel's capital. Egypt circulated  Chevrolet forges sleeker, aerodynamic styling on 2019 Silverado FORT WORTH, Texas -- The Chevrolet Silverado, GM's top-selling and most profitable nameplate, will be sleeker, more aerodynamic and available in more trim lines, with expanded powertrain options, for the 2019 model year. Chevrolet introduced the 2019  Nevada Democrat Facing Harassment Accusations Will Not Seek Re-election WASHINGTON — Representative Ruben Kihuen, a freshman Democrat from Nevada who has been accused of sexual harassment, said Saturday that he would not seek re-election. He is the fifth member of Congress in the past two weeks whose career has been  Lakers Guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Restricted on Travel On Saturday, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope told reporters that he had been ordered by court to stay in California for a period of 25 days in relation to his guily plea to a DUI in Michigan while he was still a member of the Detroit  Lakers Guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Restricted on Travel On Saturday, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope told reporters that he had been ordered by court to stay in California for a period of 25 days in relation to his guily plea to a DUI in Michigan while he was still a member of the Detroit  Kim Jong-un's shocking least favourite food REVEALED as defector is given lifetime supply NORTH Korea's latest defector has been offered a lifetime supply of tyrannical dictator Kim Jong-un's least favourite snack in a final snub to the ruler. By Vincent Wood. PUBLISHED: 21:46, Sat, Dec 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 22:26, Sat, Dec 16, 2017. Play  Russia could cut off internet to NATO countries, British military chief warns LONDON — Russia could try to sever global underwater communications cables, potentially triggering catastrophic repercussions for the economy and way of life in the West, the head of Britain's military has warned. The vast majority of global internet  Russia could cut off internet to NATO countries, British military chief warns LONDON — Russia could try to sever global underwater communications cables, potentially triggering catastrophic repercussions for the economy and way of life in the West, the head of Britain's military has warned. The vast majority of global internet  Iran refutes US allegation on missile supply to Yemeni Houthis TEHRAN, Dec. 16 (Xinhua) -- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday dismissed as "baseless" the U.S. allegations that Tehran supplies missiles to Yemeni Shiite Houthis, Press TV reported. "In an attempt to cover up its presence in the  Uber accused of espionage, hacking and bribery in bombshell letter Uber spied on and bribed foreign officials, infiltrated private chat groups, stole trade secrets, and abused secret messaging apps and attorney-client privilege to obstruct government investigations, according to a former employee. Those are just some  Norovirus was an unwelcome stowaway on the world's largest cruise ship, sickening 332 It was supposed to be a relaxing five-day jaunt aboard the world's largest cruise ship, Independence of the Seas — travel, adventures and good food in the Caribbean while most of the country was shivering through “extremely frigid air, straight from  1st grader asks for food, blanket in heartbreaking letter to Santa A first grade student's letter to Santa at Monte Cristo Elementary School in Edinburg, Texas, Dec. 13, 2017. 0 Shares. Email. A first grader's heartbreaking letter to Santa has spurred a flood of donations, after her teacher shared the humble wish list  CSX CEO E. Hunter Harrison has died CSX Chief Executive Officer and President E. Hunter Harrison (Photo: CSX website) on image of CSX locomotives. CSX Headlines. CSX Chief Executive Officer and President E. Hunter Harrison (Photo: CSX website) CSX CEO, President E. Hunter Harrison on  Pope Begs Journalists To Avoid 'Sins Of Communication' Pope Francis, in speaking to a group of journalists Saturday, addressed the importance of a free and responsible press while also warning against falling “prey to the sins of communication.” He was speaking to members of the Italian Periodicial Press  Pope Begs Journalists To Avoid 'Sins Of Communication' Pope Francis spoke to a group of journalists on Saturday, asking them not to sensationalize despite the "overheating of emotion rather than thoughtful reflection" that often dominates "our time." Alessandra Benedetti/Corbis via Getty Images hide  Chevrolet unveils 2019 Silverado pickup -- and it's all about steel Chevrolet unveiled its new 2019 Silverado pickup in Texas on Saturday and the brand's talk is all about steel -- whether it's the truck's steely-eyed front-end appearance or the metal that lines its bed. Silverado is General Motors' best-selling model  Injured Ryan Shazier helps Steelers dominate final fan voting for Pro Bowl The fans have spoken, and apparently, all they want to see in this year's Pro Bowl is an entire roster of Steelers players. The fan voting period for this year's Pro Bowl wrapped this week, and the results of the fan ballots were finally released on  Remains found in Montana match ages of missing Skelton boys from 2010 MORENCI, Mich. -- Michigan State Police say there's a possible breakthrough in one of the state's highest profile cases Thursday night. Police say the remains of three children were found in Montana that match the ages of the Skelton brothers who went  5 injured in Tussey Mountain ski lift malfunction Multiple fire companies, ambulance services and police were called to Tussey Mountain on opening day of the season for a malfunctioning ski lift that left about 50 people stranded. The incident occurred at about 10 a.m. Saturday. A chair on the lift  Ex-wife of NBA player Lorenzen Wright charged in his 2010 slaying (CNN) In Memphis, Lorenzen Wright was a favorite son. He grew up there and was a star basketball player in high school and at the University of Memphis. Lorenzen Wright. At 6-foot-11, he was a first-round pick in the NBA draft and played 13 seasons in  Virginia woman killed by her pit bulls in 'grisly mauling' A 22-year-old Virginia woman was mauled to death by her dogs while walking them in the woods near her home, authorities said Friday. Bethany Lynn Stephens' body was found “guarded by two very large, brindle-colored pit bull dogs” Thursday, Goochland  Republican elite — not Trump's base — lost the Alabama race Here we go again. In the aftermath of Democrat Doug Jones' victory in Alabama on Tuesday night, the same familiar faces on television are coming to the same familiar, yet inaccurate conclusions about the latest Republican debacle. The sun rises in the  UN Security Council weighs resolution saying Jerusalem decisions are void The United Nations (U.N.) Security Council is weighing a draft resolution that would essentially seek to nullify any move to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The resolution, drafted by Egypt and circulated among the Security Council's 15  UN Security Council weighs resolution saying Jerusalem decisions are void The United Nations (U.N.) Security Council is weighing a draft resolution that would essentially seek to nullify any move to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The resolution, drafted by Egypt and circulated among the Security Council's 15  President Trump Calls Wife of Hospitalized Sen. John McCain President Trump called Cindy McCain (R) to send his best wishes while her husband, Sen. John McCain, remains hospitalized. Christian Petersen—Getty Images. By Associated Press. 2:52 PM EST. (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump has called the wife of  North Korea's Kim Jong Un Wants to Blow up the World Because His Father Wasn't Nice to Him Kim Jong Un may never have had the chance to enrage President Donald Trump, threaten the world with nuclear war or lead the charge in dozens of human rights violations if not for his complicated relationship with his father, Kim Jong Il. Kim Jong Il  Mario Batali chewed out for including recipe in sexual misconduct apology Celebrity chef Mario Batali steps away from his restaurant empire and has been removed from co-hosting duties on ABC's "The Chew" following sexual misconduct allegations by four women. Celebrity chef Mario Batali came under fire for including a recipe  Progressive Groups Want Doug Jones To Throw Caution To The Wind If the Alabama Democrat loses his re-election bid in 2020, it won't be because he was too liberal, activists say. By Daniel Marans. Through a unique confluence of events, Democrat Doug Jones managed to defy the deeply Republican leanings of Alabama and  UN council mulls call for US Jerusalem decision to be withdrawn UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council is considering a draft resolution that would insist any decisions on the status of Jerusalem have no legal effect and must be rescinded after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized the city  Moore loss means Republicans must 'fear for their political lives,' and other news agenda items All it took for the media to stop viewing Alabamians as a bunch of rednecks was for the media candidate to win an election. Suddenly, journalists began seeing the people of Alabama as enlightened progressives. Staff in the CNN election night studio  Police Investigate 'Suspicious' Death of Prominent Toronto Couple Mystery has shrouded the unexplained deaths of an enormously wealthy Canadian couple, who gave away much of their fortune from a generic drug business. The bodies of the couple, Barry and Honey Sherman, were found Friday inside their mansion in an  Report: Pentagon continued UFO investigation program using 'black money' Aerial encounter A video shows what's said to be an encounter between a Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet and an unknown object. (Department of Defense via New York Times). The U.S. Department of Defense funded a program to investigate unidentified flying  CC Sabathia is back, signs one-year deal with the Yankees The MLB Winter Meetings are over, but there are still plenty of questions to be answered. Pete Caldera/NorthJersey.com. NY Yanks. CC Sabathia will be back in New York on a one-year deal. (Photo: Kevin R. Wexler/NorthJersey.com). CONNECTTWEETLINKEDIN 2  Texas man sentenced to 52 years for decapitating wife, putting head in freezer Davie Dauzat, 24, pleaded guilty to murdering and beheading of his wife, who he killed in front of their young children before putting her head in a freezer. He was sentenced to 52 years in prison. (McClennan County Jail). BY Megan Cerullo. NEW YORK  Trump phones John McCain's wife as Arizona senator hospitalized with brain cancer Donald Trump called Sen. John McCain's wife to check in on the Arizona Republican's condition after he was hospitalized this week. (AP). President Trump on Friday called the wife of Sen. John McCain, the Arizona Republican who was hospitalized this  Christmas Weather WARNING: 'Storm Dylan' to cause travel chaos in UK with 70mph BLIZZARD WEATHER watchers have warned the nation could be plunged into festive travel chaos as Storm Dylan threatens to disrupt plans this Christmas. By Vincent Wood. PUBLISHED: 17:50, Sat, Dec 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 18:19, Sat, Dec 16, 2017. 0. UK weather  Jason Priestley Says He Punched Harvey Weinstein in the Face at a 1995 Golden Globes Party According to Priestley, the alleged fight occurred at the Miramax after party for the 1995 Golden Globes. “Harvey told me I had to leave… I was leaving when he grabbed me by the arm and said 'What are you doing? 'I said 'You told me leave, I'm leaving  Pentagon acknowledges program to investigate UFO encounters: report The Pentagon has acknowledged for the first time the existence of a program charged with investigating unidentified flying objects. According to a New York Times report, the $22 million advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program began in 2007 and  Riders "evacuated" off ski lift in Pennsylvania Last Updated Dec 16, 2017 2:14 PM EST. Riders were being "evacuated" off a ski lift Saturday at Tussey Mountain in central Pennsylvania. Aaron Weyman, the resort's marketing director, told CBS News that officials manually stopped the lift due to a  Sources: CC Sabathia returning to the Yankees CC Sabathia came to agreement with the New York Yankees on the terms of a one-year, $10-million contract on Saturday, sources said, for what will be the veteran left-hander's 18th major league season. The deal is pending a physical. Sabathia, 37, will  Bad Santa! Burglary suspect gets stuck in the chimney of a bar and calls 911 to beg the police for help A burglary suspect has gotten stuck in a chimney and called 911 to beg for help when he couldn't free himself. Jesse Alan Berube, 32, was arrested on Wednesday in Citrus Heights, California, where police say he tried to wriggle down a chimney in an  Glowing Auras and 'Black Money': The Pentagon's Mysterious UFO Program WASHINGTON — In the $600 billion annual Defense Department budgets, the $22 million spent on the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program was almost impossible to find. Which was how the Pentagon wanted it. For years, the program investigated  Ex-NBA player Lorenzen Wright's ex-wife arrested in his 2010 murder Lorenzen Wright poses at the Cleveland Cavaliers' Media Day in the fall of 2008. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan). The ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright has been charged with his 2010 murder in Memphis, police said. Sherra Wright, who was taken into  Pope: Media Sins by Dredging Up, Sensationalizing Old News Pope Francis is criticizing journalists who dredge up old scandals and sensationalize the news, saying it's a "very serious sin" that hurts all involved. Dec. 16, 2017, at 12:17 p.m.. Pope: Media Sins by Dredging Up, Sensationalizing Old News. Share  Why Republicans shouldn't be so optimistic their tax bill will be a big win Republicans are on the verge of passing a massive tax cut for businesses that is deeply unpopular with the American public. They are doing it with no Democratic votes and at a moment when the U.S. economy looks pretty healthy (typically, tax cuts are  Why Republicans shouldn't be so optimistic their tax bill will be a big win Republicans are on the verge of passing a massive tax cut for businesses that is deeply unpopular with the American public. They are doing it with no Democratic votes and at a moment when the U.S. economy looks pretty healthy (typically, tax cuts are  Alyssa Milano's Tweets To Matt Damon Spread An Important Message About Sexual Assault Earlier in the week, actor Matt Damon's comments about Hollywood's sexual assault allegations caused quite a stir on social media. After the Downsizing star's words were widely criticized by fans all over Twitter on Thursday and Friday, Alyssa Milano  The one that got away: Not the fish, but the $2.8M prize OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) - Phil Heasley caught the fish of his life, but the $2.8 million in tournament prize money got away. Heasley reeled in a 6-foot (1.8 meter) white marlin last year off Maryland's coast. But in a sign of how concerned some big money  Skiers 'crushed' and 20 'pinned by chairs' in ski lift accident at popular Tussey mountain resort SKIERS have been crushed after a ski lift malfunctioned sending chairs slamming into each other in Pennsylvania. Emergency crews have been called to the scene in Tussey Mountain, Boalsburg, where several are believed to have been injured. Witnesses  Report: Trump to Accuse China of 'Economic Aggression' in Security Strategy President Donald Trump will accuse China of "economic aggression" on Monday when he is set to unveil his national security strategy, The Hill reported Saturday. The hard line follows a softer approach the president assumed after taking office and  We're Once Again 6 Days From Jeff Sessions Possibly Being Able to Prosecute Marijuana Businesses If this amendment is left out of a new federal spending bill, Attorney General Jeff Sessions will be free to wage war on the cannabis industry. Sean Williams. (TMFUltraLong). Dec 16, 2017 at 11:41AM. You'd be hard-pressed to find an industry that's  Trump to accuse China of 'economic aggression': Financial Times "The national security strategy is likely to define China as a competitor in every realm," a person familiar with the matter told the Financial Times. The administration will roll out its national security strategy on Monday. Spencer Kimball. Published  Fox-Disney: Now Get Ready for the Power Struggle As Disney devours most of 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion, execs are jockeying for position as Hollywood braces for upheaval and as many as 10,000 layoffs. On Dec. 14, the day The Walt Disney Co. unveiled its industry-altering $52.4 billion  The Last Jedi spoiler talk: Mark Hamill discusses the secrets of Luke Skywalker's return Star Wars fans have waited for more than three decades to hear Luke Skywalker speak again. Now it's Mark Hamill's turn to talk about what The Last Jedi reveals about the farmboy-turned-exile. On Friday night, as the movie was opening worldwide, I  Tribes oppose planned bioterror tests near Oklahoma graves TULSA, Okla. – Five Native American tribes that own an Oklahoma site where the U.S. Department of Homeland Security intends to conduct bioterrorism drills next year now oppose the government's plan, saying the agency didn't inform them it was releasing  Austria far right: Freedom Party wins key posts in new government The far-right Freedom Party has secured the key posts of foreign, interior and defence in Austria's new coalition government for its nominees. Governing with the conservative People's Party, the move makes Austria the only country in Western Europe to  Royals join Romanians at ex-king Michael's funeral The coffin of late Romanian King Michael is carried during a funeral ceremony in Bucharest December 16, 2017. — Picture by Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea via ReutersBUCHAREST, Dec 16 — Thousands of Romanians today joined European royalty for the state  Third Sea Lion Attack in a Week Prompts Swimming Ban at San Francisco Park Swimming is temporarily banned at San Francisco's Aquatic Park Cove after a string of sea lion attacks. The latest attack happened Friday morning when a man was bitten on his upper thigh, the Los Angeles Times reported. The most recent incident led  California: Here's how to handle unfounded fears of cell phone cancer The California Department of Public Health officially issued a guidance Friday on how to reduce exposure to radio-frequency energy released by cell phones—despite a lack of solid scientific data suggesting that such exposure poses any harm. The  Fatah calls for 'angry' protests against US during Pence's Jerusalem visit A Palestinian demonstrator moves a burning tire during clashes with Israeli forces near an Israeli checkpoint in the West Bank city of Ramallah on December 16, 2017l. (AFP PHOTO / ABBAS MOMANI). Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah  Miss Iraq Takes Selfie With Miss Israel, Family Forced to Flee Country Miss Iraq Sarah Idan took the picture with Adar Gandelsman, Miss Israel 2017, at Miss Universe beauty pageant on November 14. News18.com. Updated:December 16, 2017, 8:40 PM IST. facebook · Twitter · google skype whatsapp. Miss Iraq Takes Selfie With  Lindsey Vonn strikes back with Val d'Isere World Cup win (CNN) She endured a week marred by an injury scare and controversy, but Lindsey Vonn hit back in emphatic fashion to clinch her 78th World Cup win in Val d'Isere. At 33, Vonn became the second oldest woman -- after Elisabeth Goergl (33) -- to win a  Lindsey Vonn strikes back with Val d'Isere World Cup win (CNN) She endured a week marred by an injury scare and controversy, but Lindsey Vonn hit back in emphatic fashion to clinch her 78th World Cup win in Val d'Isere. At 33, Vonn became the second oldest woman -- after Elisabeth Goergl (33) -- to win a  Is the XFL coming back? New rumors are surfacing In an era when everything from “Star Wars” to “Lethal Weapon” to “Ghostbusters” is getting the full reboot-refresh, it comes as absolutely zero surprise that there's suddenly talk of a new XFL. The XFL was a short-lived professional football league  Vonn takes first super-G win in nearly two years with victory in Val D'Isere Lindsey Vonn has become the second oldest woman to win a World Cup super-G race after storming to victory on a shortened Val D'Isere course. Eurosport Player : Watch this event live. Watch on Eurosport. The 33-year-old had not stood atop the podium  World's Most Expensive Home? Another Bauble for a Saudi Prince LOUVECIENNES, France — When the Chateau Louis XIV sold for over $300 million two years ago, Fortune magazine called it “the world's most expensive home,” and Town & Country swooned over its gold-leafed fountain, marble statues and hedged labyrinth set  World's Most Expensive Home? Another Bauble for a Saudi Prince A $300 million chateau is one of a string of extravagant purchases for a prince who is cracking down on ill-gotten wealth and preaching fiscal austerity. The Chateau Louis XIV, near Versailles, sold for over $300 million to an anonymous buyer