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Thu, 26 Nov 2020 00:00:45 -0500

Today in History Today is Thursday, Nov. 26, the 331st day of 2020. There are 35 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 26, 2000, Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris certified George W. Bush the winner over Al Gore in the state’s presidential balloting by a 537-vote margin. On this date: In 1789, Americans observed a day of thanksgiving set aside by President George Washington to mark the adoption of the Constitution of the United States. In 1883, former slave and abolitionist Sojourner Truth died in Battle Creek, Mich. In 1917, the National Hockey League was founded in Montreal, succeeding the National Hockey Association. In 1933, a judge in New York ruled the James Joyce book “Ulysses” was not obscene and could be published in the United States. In 1941, U.S. Secretary of State Cordell Hull delivered a note to Japan’s ambassador to the United States, Kichisaburo Nomura (kee-chee-sah-boor-oh noh-moo-rah), setting forth U.S. demands for...

Trump administration denies planned mine near Alaska fishery

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 19:17:03 -0500

The Trump administration has effectively killed a proposed gold and copper mine near the headwaters of the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery in southwest Alaska

Black Lives Matter flag becomes issue in Florida community

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 18:30:01 -0500

As demonstrations against police brutality roiled the country earlier this year, Antoine Mickle began noticing the flags going up in his Florida neighborhood declaring “Blue Lives Matter."

Brazilian regulator clears grounded Boeing plane to fly

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 18:09:02 -0500

Another international aviation regulator is clearing the way for the return of the Boeing 737 Max

Consumers' lawyer seeks refunds as FirstEnergy ratings fall

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 17:56:02 -0500

The lawyer for FirstEnergy’s 1.8 million residential electric customers in Ohio stepped in Wednesday to try to assure they get refunds should legislators or the courts halt charges the company was expecting from a now-tainted nuclear bailout bill

Maine fishing community mourns loss of 4 fishermen at sea

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 17:51:47 -0500

Maine’s commercial fishing community is mourning the loss of four fishermen who went missing when an 82-foot fishing vessel sank off Provincetown, Massachusetts

US mortgage rates stay at record low 2.72% for 30 years

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 17:34:29 -0500

U.S. long-term mortgage rates remained at record lows this week as the coronavirus pandemic continues to threaten the economy

US long-term mortgage rates rise; 30-year at 2.84%

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 16:31:48 -0500

U.S. long-term mortgage rates rose this week

Report: Deputies fired 34 rounds in killing of Black man

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 16:25:47 -0500

A newspaper says deputies fired a total of 34 rounds at a 21-year-old Black man who died after being struck four times following an attempted drug arrest in Washington state

As economy struggles, Fed weighs boosting bond purchases

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 15:56:42 -0500

At their meeting earlier this month, Federal Reserve officials discussed possible future adjustments to the central bank's monthly bond purchases to boost the economy

Run, don't walk, to grab a cheap Fitbit in Amazon's Black Friday sale

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:50:00 +0000

Amazon's Black Friday Fitbit deals can't be beaten, with offers on the Charge 4, Inspire HR and Versa 2.

AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT GPU price in India announced

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:47:21 +0000

AMD has announced the India price of Radeon RX 6800 XT GPU which directly competes with the Nvidia RTX 3080.

Playstation 5 shortage across South Africa

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:44:08 +0000

Playstation has had a rocky start with the roll-out of its latest console. Globally, there is a shortage of the PS5 and South Africa isn't exempt

Diesel Fadelite smartwatch with Wear OS launched at Rs 21,995 in India

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:43:07 +0000

Diesel Fadelite is the latest Wear OS smartwatch for the Indian market.

The best Black Friday deals 2020: all the top sales around

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:27:58 +0000

Black Friday deals 2020 are here early and we have all the best sales from Walmart, Amazon, and Best Buy.

Black Friday laptop deals: huge savings on the Dell XPS 13 and XPS 15 are still live

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:09:21 +0000

Every day this week, Dell is bringing its Mega Deals, and it's still selling the XPS 13 with a huge £260 discount.

FIFA 21 on PS5 sounds way more fun than the Xbox Series X version

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:02:50 +0000

FIFA 21 on PS5 is getting a number of attractive updates that won’t be present on the Xbox Series X version, and it’s all because of the DualSense controller.

Chrome for Android now lets you take screengrabs in Incognito Mode

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 07:46:54 +0000

Google disabled the option for security reasons, but it looks like it's had a change of heart.

iPad Air Black Friday deals don’t quit – Apple’s new iPad is $100 off

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 07:38:27 +0000

The iPad Air 4 tablet, released in October, is getting a substantial month-one discount courtesy of Black Friday

Moto G 5G to launch in India on November 30

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 07:33:04 +0000

Moto G 5G will be the company's first mid-range 5G device in India.

Ledesma: Maradona epitomised Argentinians

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:00:00 GMT

Argentina will honour Diego Maradona in their Tri-Nations Test against New Zealand on Saturday by trying to match his passion for playing for the country, coach Mario Ledesma said on Thursday.

Foster resists wholesale changes for Pumas rematch

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:17:00 GMT

New Zealand coach Ian Foster has made just three changes to the side beaten by Argentina in their previous Tri-Nations game for Saturday's rematch with the Pumas but made it clear he expected significant improvement from that defeat in Sydney.

Sparta Prague vs Celtic preview: No Griffiths

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:19:00 GMT

Team news and stats ahead of Sparta Prague vs Celtic in the Europa League group stage on Thursday; kick-off 5.55pm.

Merse's Thanksgiving NFL Predictions

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:33:00 GMT

It's Thanksgiving in the NFL! And, to celebrate, Sky Sports' Paul Merson is in the NFL Predictions hot seat for Week 12, taking on Wycombe Wanderers striker Adebayo Akinfenwa and Richard Graves.

Braga vs Leicester City preview: Rodgers' boost

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 15:53:00 GMT

Team news and stats ahead of Braga vs Leicester City in the Europa League group stage on Thursday; kick-off 5.55pm.

Transfer Centre LIVE! Arsenal offered Eriksen

Thu, 30 Jan 2020 07:00:00 GMT

It's Deadline Day! Follow the latest on Chelsea's pursuit of Dries Mertens plus updates from the Premier League and beyond.

World mourns Maradona - reaction & tributes

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 16:31:00 GMT

LISTEN: Toe 2 Toe podcast

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:13:00 GMT

John Ryder discusses the super-middleweight scene and Fernando Vargas talks about his rivalry with Oscar De La Hoya.

Ferdinand critical of FA's handling of Terry racism case

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:00:00 GMT

Anton Ferdinand has criticised the Football Association's handling of his high-profile racism case against John Terry, saying he "didn't feel like the victim" when speaking to investigators from the governing body.

Six Pakistan players test positive for coronavirus

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:08:00 GMT

Six Pakistan cricket players have tested positive for coronavirus while on tour in New Zealand, with their exemption to train during managed isolation has been put on hold pending investigations.

‘RHOBH’ Filming Shut Down Due To COVID Infection: Cast & Crew ‘Have No Idea’ When Shooting Will ‘Start Again’

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 06:07:07 +0000

The cast of 'RHOBH' were informed on Nov. 25 that filming would be halted, and everyone has been told to quarantine for 14 days a source spills EXCLUSIVELY to HL.

Lori Harvey Brings Michael B. Jordan To Her Hometown Before Thanksgiving After Split With Future

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 02:55:21 +0000

Fans are applauding Lori Harvey, after she was photographed landing in Atlanta with the 'Sexiest Man Alive': Michael B. Jordan. Just three days prior, it was revealed that Lori's ex Future has a new girlfriend!

Halle Berry Claps Back At LisaRaye McCoy’s Comment That She’s ‘Bad In Bed:’ ‘Ask My Man Van Hunt’

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 00:46:50 +0000

Halle Berry says that her boyfriend Van Hunt can vouch for how good she is in bed, after LisaRaye McCoy questioned the stunning actress' sexual abilities.

Megan Fox Files For Divorce From Brian Austin Green 6 Months After Separating

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 00:40:04 +0000

Megan Fox has finally made the move to make her split from Brian Austin Green official. Interestingly, the exes reportedly listed much different dates of separation in court documents.

Cardi B & Offset Show Off His 3,200 Collection Of Sneakers In His Massive Walk-In Close

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 23:36:34 +0000

Cardi B has a pretty impressive shoe closet. But even she thinks that hubby Offset's over 3,200 pairs of sneakers is over the top, calling his collection 'ridiculous.'

Megan Thee Stallion Admits She Has ‘Chemistry’ With DaBaby & Teases Collab: We ‘Need’ To Work On That

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 23:03:46 +0000

Megan Thee Stallion is 'definitely' open to working with fellow chart-topping rapper DaBaby again, which she revealed on SiriusXM's 'Hip-Hop Nation' show!

Jake Paul Dragged On Social Media For Calling COVID-19 ‘A Hoax’: He’s ‘Aggressively Ignorant & So Embarrassing’

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 22:52:35 +0000

Jake Paul is being branded a Covidiot online after revealing that he thinks COVID-19 isn't real and masks don't work.

The Weeknd Using Grammys Snub To Motivate Him For The Super Bowl Halftime Show

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 22:33:14 +0000

The Weeknd was floored that his mega-successful 2020 album and singles received zero Grammy nominations. It is now fueling him to put on the best Super Bowl Halftime show ever.

Jennifer Lopez, 51, Bares All In Sexy Photo For New Single & Fans Think Her Body Looks So Good It’s ‘Illegal’

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 21:33:44 +0000

The art for Jennifer Lopez's new single is drop dead stunning. She posed au natural, showing off her flawless body for her new single 'In The Morning.'

Barack Obama Gives Drake His ‘Stamp Of Approval’ To Play Him In A Biopic: He’s ‘A Talented Brother’

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 21:23:19 +0000

Barack Obama's 'thumbs up' comes a decade after Drake confessed his 'goal' was to play the former President in a biopic film!

Original Gremlins Script Was a Hard R Monster Movie Inspired by a Mouse Infestation

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 17:51:24 PDT

Gremlins creator Chris Columbus says it was originally meant to be a hardcore R-rated horror movie.

Avengers: Endgame Directors Believe Streaming Is the Future of Cinema

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 17:37:52 PDT

The Russo Brothers believe streaming will dominate over movie theater for the foreseeable future.

The Christmas Chronicles 2 Had Kurt Russell Writing a 200-Page Backstory for Santa

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 17:17:51 PDT

Kurt Russell went full method while playing Santa Claus in The Christmas Chronicles 2.

Extraction 2 Aims for 2021 Filming Start Date on Netflix

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 17:05:30 PDT

The Russo Brothers are hopeful that the sequel to the Netflix action thriller Extraction will begin filming next year.

Why One Crucial Bill and Ted Face the Music Scene Got Cut Before Filming Even Began

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 16:33:55 PDT

Ed Solomon and Chris Matheson had a rather different version of how the trilogy would reach its conclusion. 

The New Mutants Quietly Becomes a Sleeper Hit on Streaming

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 16:13:18 PDT

After flopping at the box office The New Mutants is finding new life after arriving on VOD platforms.

The Goonies Cast Will Reunite This December for a Good Cause

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 15:18:39 PDT

Josh Brolin, Sean Astin, Martha Plimpton, Corey Feldman, Kerri Green, Jonathan Ke Quan, and Joe Pantoliano will take part in the reunion on December 5th.

Mads Mikkelsen Officially Replaces Johnny Depp as Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts 3

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 14:37:38 PDT

Johnny Depp previously played Gellert Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts franchise, but Warner Bros. asked him to resign.

Beast Mode Trailer Throws Back to the 80s for a Bonkers Horror Comedy

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 14:14:54 PDT

Bloodthirsty, shape-shifting, ferocious beasts are invading Los Angeles with C. Thomas Howell in tow in Beast Mode.

The Mandalorian Director Carl Weathers Weighs in on Snoke Connection in Season 2

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 14:10:43 PDT

While the Star Wars sequel trilogy never properly explained Snoke's mysterious origins, The Mandalorian is finally shelling out answers. 

November 2020