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James Corden, Mariah Carey Carpool Karaoke gets star-studded treatment

James Corden, Mariah Carey Carpool Karaoke gets star-studded treatment

Already, the short segment, which aired on The Late Late Show with James Corden last night and was posted to YouTube this morning, has received nearly half a million views. Carey kicks off the few notes from " All I Want for Christmas " of her 1994 mega-hit. The video then launched into a medley of previous " Carpool Karaoke " guests including Selena Gomez , Adele, Lady Gaga, and many more, singing Mariah's famous Christmas song. Read More

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Thousands of wreaths keep memory of veterans alive

Thousands of wreaths keep memory of veterans alive

Governor John Sevier Highway. The VFW Post 4190 in Decatur will remember veterans with Wreaths Across America. Thousands of wreaths will be laid at a number of ceremonies today followed by taps and a fly-over. Saturday was the firs time they attended the Wreaths Across America event. Volunteers are welcome to help lay wreaths and are encouraged to take Metro. Read More

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Storm Expected To Be Short-Lived

Storm Expected To Be Short-Lived

New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible. The snow in LaPorte County is expected to begin later in the afternoon Friday and change into a wintry mix early Saturday . today until noon Saturday . It said one- to two-tenths of an inch of ice are possible. High near 48. Southwest wind around 8 miles per hour becoming northwest in the afternoon. Read More

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Trump picks Michigan's Ronna Romney McDaniel for RNC chair

President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday publicly endorsed Michigan Republican Party Chair Ronna Romney McDaniel to serve as the next head of the Republican National Committee , confirming reports he had picked her for the post. Priebus was slated to be Trump's White House chief of staff. She also continued to try to convince her uncle to support Trump, even though he refused to do so throughout the nominating fight and even after, saying he was unfit to serve. Read More

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Marines collect boat-load of toys for needy kids

Marines collect boat-load of toys for needy kids

The Toys for Tots program was established by the Marine Corps Reserve in 1947. Tuesday, the U.S. Marines spent the morning packing up the toys to deliver to more than a hundred different non-profit organizations. The Salvation Army combines its Angel Tree program with the Toys for Tots drive. Marines and store staff loaded the toys in a truck to take to a distribution center. Read More

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Killer of ex-NFL star Will Smith found guilty

Killer of ex-NFL star Will Smith found guilty

Hayes was convicted of manslaughter i. An Orleans Parish jury on Sunday night found Cardell Hayes guilty of manslaughter in the shooting death of Will Smith. Hayes then pursued Smith for a few block before crashing into him. In her instruction to jurors Sunday evening, Louisiana District Judge Camille Buras said other possible verdicts include manslaughter and negligent homicide. Read More

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Forecast calls for some snow on Wednesday

Forecast calls for some snow on Wednesday

The Weather Service is warning drivers that the heavy snowfall will make driving "extremely difficult" in the central mountains, including the Wood River Valley. If last week's cold snap didn't get your attention, this next one probably will. If you haven't used it in a while, it could be a hazard when we prepare to fight these surprising cold temperatures. Read More

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Icy Roads overnight, then snow showers return late Tuesday

Icy Roads overnight, then snow showers return late Tuesday

However, any precipitation will hold off until after dark. Between now and Friday , snow showers are possible with a series of cold fronts, which will be moving through New England. Up to an inch of snow is possible. A northwesterly wind will probably gust to 30-40 miles per hour, which will be brutal. The record high in Boston for the day is 61. Read More

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Trump is Time magazine's Person of the Year

Trump is Time magazine's Person of the Year

Time editor-in-chief Nancy Gibbs explained: " For all of Trump's public life, tastemakers and intellectuals have dismissed him as a vulgarian and carnival barker, a showman with big flash and little substance ". Last year, the title "Man of the Year" went to Chancellor Angela Merkel . Hillary Clinton finished as the runner up, while "the hackers" finished third. Read More

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Boy claims he was fat-shamed by Santa

Boy claims he was fat-shamed by Santa

Anthony Mayse says he started crying after what the Santa had said to him. "And I went out and I started crying because I just felt so bad", 9-year-old Anthony Masyse told WLOS . Mayse's mother Ashley says that Santa's demeanor was already foul when they got there and that he was acting like he didn't want to be there. It's unknown whether any disciplinary action was taken against the employee. Read More

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Former senator, astronaut John Glenn hospitalized

Former senator, astronaut John Glenn hospitalized

The flight engineer who initiated the launch sequence also uttered a prayer, to which astronaut Scott Carpenter added the words, " Godspeed, John Glenn ". Glenn travelled through the South seeking support for his pre. He also served four terms as a U.S. Senator. His long political career, which included a failed 1984 run for the Democratic presidential nomination, enabled him to return to space in the shuttle Discovery in 1998, 36 years after going into orbit in Friendship 7 as part of ... Read More

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Recount begins in Michigan; Greens sue in Pennsylvania

Recount begins in Michigan; Greens sue in Pennsylvania

Stein said she doesn't expect to change the outcome of the presidential election but wants to test the integrity of voting systems. Trump won MI by a little over 10,000 votes. Trump won the county with 12,338 votes to Hillary Clinton's 11,404, a difference of 934 votes. "In the 2016 presidential election, rife with foreign interference documented by American intelligence agencies and hacks of voter rolls in multiple states, voters deserve the truth", Stein's new lawsuit reads. Read More

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Oregon meets with USF's Willie Taggart, BSU's Bryan Harsin

Oregon meets with USF's Willie Taggart, BSU's Bryan Harsin

Kelly, head coach of the San Francisco 49ers, said last week he had no interest in returning to Eugene despite a plea from Helfrich to return to the Ducks. Taggart is finishing the first year of a five year, $9 million contract with USF that he signed last year. Spread offense, no-huddle, snap the ball as soon as humanly possible once the referee sets the ball down at center. Read More

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Trump to Pick Kelly as Homeland Security Secretary

Trump to Pick Kelly as Homeland Security Secretary

Gen. Michael Flynn , who will serve as national security adviser, and retired Gen. James Mattis , who has been nominated for defense secretary, as former military men tapped for Trump's administration. But Kelly has also expressed a more understanding approach than Trump's to dealing with an influx of immigrant arrivals at the southwest border from Central America. Read More

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Red Sox acquire ace Chris Sale in trade with White Sox

On Tuesday, the White Sox took the first steps to a rebuilding process that doesn't include the 27-year-old, five-time MLB All-Star. The White Sox were reportedly looking to acquire five prospects in return for Sale , with the Red Sox having plenty of young talent to offer including outfielder Andrew Benintendi and third baseman Rafael Devers among the top prospects. Read More

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Stafford throws for 341 yards, Lions beat Saints 28-13

The Saints did not beat the Lions , though. "Things you know - he had two touchdown passes, whatever his percentages were, he earned a [111.3 quarterback] rating". Detroit Lions free safety Glover Quin (27) tries to break up a pass intended for New Orleans Saints wide receiver Brandin Cooks (10) in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans , Sunday, Dec. Read More

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Iran condemns US senate vote to extend sanctions

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that the recent US vote for the extension of Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) is a clear violation of an worldwide deal on Iran's nuclear issue, the official IRNA news agency reported. "The extension of sanctions by the U.S. Congress is a violation of the deal". "I have not heard strident objections from our key allies in the JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action)", Delaware Senator Chris Coons said. Read More

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Detroit Lions at New Orleans Saints

Tate ran through the open field to the end zone. In the last five games, the defense has sacked the quarterback 13 times and forced nine takeaways. The Lions defeated the Saints 28-13. The Saints fared much worse on their own third and one. The Saints' offense was also stymied by costly penalties (including two holding calls against guard Senio Kelemete ). Read More

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Army Corps blocks route of Dakota Access oil pipeline

Army Corps blocks route of Dakota Access oil pipeline

Authorities will move from the north end of the Backwater Bridge by 4pm on Sunday, they said, if protesters stay south of the bridge in the Oceti Sakowin camp, where thousands are camped out in protest against the four-state, $3.8bn pipeline, and come to the bridge only if there is a prearranged meeting with law enforcement. Read More

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House passes $611 billion policy defense bill by wide margin

House passes $611 billion policy defense bill by wide margin

The Republican said the bill also prevents any increase to out-of-pocket healthcare costs for current force or retirees. John McCain (R., Ariz.), the chairmen of their respective Armed Services Committees, both cheered the compromise legislation on Wednesday, describing it as pivotal in increasing the strength of the US military at a time when global threats run high. Read More

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Trump files suit to stop vote recount in MI

In the lawsuit seeking to halt the recount in Wisconsin , which started Thursday, the plaintiffs say there is a "realistic risk" that it may not be completed by the deadline and that the "chaotic rushing necessary" to meet the deadline "creates an imminent unreasonable risk of error that can lead to votes being erroneously counted, disregarded, or diluted". Read More

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Charlotte officer to face no charges in black man's killing

Murray said that speculation in the community that Scott was unarmed - initial reports from a family member on Facebook said he was holding a book - were untrue. Scott's family has said he did not have a gun, but detectives recovered a firearm at the scene, police said. The State Bureau of Investigation put 63 agents on this probe, and they spend more than 2,300 hours on the case, Murray said. Read More

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AFT: Trump's Education Pick As Bad As It Gets

AFT: Trump's Education Pick As Bad As It Gets

Obviously, given Ms. DeVos's potential role in the federal government, The 74 will not be seeking additional funding for 2017 or beyond. "The status quo in ed is not acceptable", DeVos tweeted . Fang also Tweeted that Betsy "DeVos' brother Erik Prince donated to Trump's Super PAC, other family members donated over quarter mil to Trump joint fundraising committee". Read More

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Trump Voter Cries Discrimination During Tirade At Michaels Over $1 Bag

Trump Voter Cries Discrimination During Tirade At Michaels Over $1 Bag

In the video , Grady described it as a "30-minute racist rant complete with yelling and cursing and repeated references to the fact that both employees were African-American". Grady said she chose to document the unfolding incident on video to provide proof in defense of the store's employees. "Your job is to ring people up and tell them to have a nice day", said the woman. Read More

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Authorities search for 2 women kidnappers

The sheriff told reporters hours after Papini's rescue that he was withholding some information he considered sensitive for the sake of the investigation. Oswald is a runner, like Papini, and said her sudden vanishing hit close to home. As the woman browsed through some files on her laptop, she located pictures of the two girls together - a picture of the two in an embrace after a "whip cream fight" and another of them dressed up for a school formal dance. Read More

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Missing Mother Found Alive Three Weeks After Apparent Abduction

The Sacramento Bee reported that it acquired an audio clip of the exchange between dispatchers and officers in the moments after 34-year-old Sherri Papini flagged down a passing motorist near Interstate 5. Earlier Friday, a family member and law enforcement said they expected Papini to spend her first few days of freedom quietly, with family. Throughout the days when the woman was missing the police conducted both ground and aerial searches, during this time her family and friends raised ... Read More

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Judge puts overtime pay hike for 4.2 million workers on hold

Judge puts overtime pay hike for 4.2 million workers on hold

Department of Labor issued a new rule that categorically denies an overtime exemption to any employee making less than $47,476 per year, regardless of whether the employee performs executive, administrative, or professional duties. But businesses said the rules would have created an overly restrictive environment that would have penalized younger and slower workers. Tom Clem's auto shop was one of the businesses that decided to make changes before the rule went into effect. Read More

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