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Hunter, Jerome lead No. 4 Virginia in rout of Hokies, 81-59
Hunter, Jerome lead No. 4 Virginia in rout of Hokies, 81-59

Ty Jerome got No. 4 Virginia off to just the start it needed by making a few deep 3-pointers. Hunter scored 21 points, Kyle Guy scored 15 and Jerome had 14 points and a career-high 12 assists as the Cavaliers started fast and routed the Hokies 81-59 on Tuesday night. ''He loosened it up early

Hundreds in new U.S.-bound migrant caravan cross into Guatemala
Hundreds in new U.S.-bound migrant caravan cross into Guatemala
  • US
  • 2019-01-16 03:31:09Z

Several hundred Honduran migrants in a new U.S.-bound caravan crossed into Guatemala on Tuesday, as U.S. President Donald Trump seized on news of the advancing group to try to build support for a wall along his country's border with Mexico. About 360 Hondurans presented documents to pass legally through the Agua Caliente border crossing separating the two Central American nations. An additional 350 Hondurans crossed into Guatemalan territory, but were being detained by migration officials checking their documents, according to pro-migrant activists traveling with them.

Razor burn: Gillette ad stirs online uproar
Razor burn: Gillette ad stirs online uproar

A Gillette ad for men invoking the #MeToo movement is sparking intense online backlash, with accusations that it talks down to men and groups calling for a boycott. The two-minute ad from Procter & Gamble's razor brand shows men and boys engaging in bullying and sexual harassment and encourages

Some in GOP split with White House on Russia sanctions
Some in GOP split with White House on Russia sanctions
  • World
  • 2019-01-16 00:44:38Z

WASHINGTON (AP) - Almost a dozen Senate Republicans broke with the White House Tuesday on Russia, voting to move forward on a resolution that would maintain sanctions on companies linked to oligarch Oleg Deripaska.

PG&E bankruptcy could mean price hikes, unpaid fire lawsuits
PG&E bankruptcy could mean price hikes, unpaid fire lawsuits

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said this week it will file for bankruptcy, raising concern that rates for electricity and gas will rise and victims of California wildfires who are suing the nation's largest utility won't get all the money they may be owed.

The Latest: Iowa
The Latest: Iowa's largest newspaper calls on King to resign

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa (all times local):

China sentences Canadian citizen to death after Huawei CFO arrest
China sentences Canadian citizen to death after Huawei CFO arrest

"Bulls & Bears" panel on how a Chinese judge sentenced a Canadian citizen to death and whether China was retaliating to the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou.

Two Republicans Push
Two Republicans Push 'Border Bonds' to Let Americans Finance a Wall

Representatives Steven Palazzo of Mississippi and Andy Harris of Maryland, both members of the House Appropriations Committee, introduced the Border Bonds for America Act of 2019 -- a law that would allow Americans to buy such securities from the U.S. The money would be put in a trust fund and used just to build a wall along the nearly 2,000 mile (3,200 kilometer) border. The tactic echoes the Liberty Bond program, which appealed to Americans' sense of patriotism to raise funds during World War I.

'El Chapo' paid former Mexican president $100 million bribe: trial witness
  • World
  • 2019-01-15 21:58:04Z

Alex Cifuentes, who has described himself as Guzman's onetime "right-hand man," discussed the alleged bribe under cross-examination by one of Guzman's lawyers in Brooklyn federal court. Asked if he told authorities in 2016 that Guzman arranged the bribe, he answered, "That'

Brexit bedlam: May
Brexit bedlam: May's EU divorce deal crushed by 230 votes in parliament
  • World
  • 2019-01-15 21:56:10Z

After parliament voted 432-202 against her deal, the worst defeat in modern British history, opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn promptly called a vote of no confidence in May's government, to be held at 1900 GMT on Wednesday. With the clock ticking down to March 29, the date set in law

Federal workers take on odd jobs to make ends meet
Federal workers take on odd jobs to make ends meet

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - When her paychecks dried up because of the partial government shutdown, Cheryl Inzunza Blum sought out a side job that has become a popular option in the current economy: She rented out a room on Airbnb.

Apple just announced $129 battery pack cases for its new iPhones
Apple just announced $129 battery pack cases for its new iPhones

Apple just announced new smart battery cases for the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR. The cases cost $129.

Turkey to set up Syria
Turkey to set up Syria 'security zone' after Trump call

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that Ankara would set up a "security zone" in northern Syria suggested by US President Donald Trump. Erdogan's comments came a day after he had a telephone conversation with Trump to ease tensions after the US leader threatened to "devastate" the Turkish economy if Ankara attacks Kurdish forces in Syria.

Fearing for Saudi teen
Fearing for Saudi teen's safety, Canada refugee agency hires guard
  • World
  • 2019-01-15 21:03:01Z

The teen has received multiple threats online that have made her fear for her safety, said Mario Calla, executive director of Costi, a refugee agency contracted by the Canadian government to help her settle in Toronto. "I understand that everyone here and around the world wishes me well and would

Trump Citizenship Question on 2020 Census Blocked by Court
Trump Citizenship Question on 2020 Census Blocked by Court

The ruling comes after a two-week trial in Manhattan that the government sought more than a dozen times to derail. The Supreme Court may have the last word, though the court will have to move quickly to let the Census Bureau meet its June deadline to start printing the questionnaire. Critics of the question -- "Is this person a citizen of the United States?" -- said it was an attempt by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to promote a Trump administration effort to undercount Hispanics and other minorities.

If you invested $1,000 in Netflix in 2007, here
If you invested $1,000 in Netflix in 2007, here's how much you'd have now

Video-streaming giant Netflix announced Tuesday that it is raising prices between 13 and 18 percent for new and existing customers. If you had invested in Netflix in 2007, when it first began its streaming service , that investment could have paid off big time: A $1,000 investment would be worth more than $90,000 as of Jan. 15, according to CNBC calculations. The platform faces competition from Amazon, Apple, Disney and, most recently, NBCUniversal , which either offer similar services or plan to launch streaming platforms and which could pull content, and potentially viewers, from Netflix.

The Latest: Canada asks China to spare life of Canadian
The Latest: Canada asks China to spare life of Canadian

BEIJING (AP) - The Latest on China-Canada tensions (all times local):

Apple reportedly replaced about 10 times more iPhone batteries than it expected to
Apple reportedly replaced about 10 times more iPhone batteries than it expected to

Apple reportedly replaced about 10 to 11 million iPhone batteries during its iPhone battery replacement program. It had expected about 1-2 million, according to a report.

U.S.-bound Honduran migrant caravan grows as Trump argues for wall
U.S.-bound Honduran migrant caravan grows as Trump argues for wall
  • US
  • 2019-01-15 20:07:51Z

A new U.S.-bound caravan of Honduran migrants grew to nearly 1,000 people as it neared the Guatemalan border on Tuesday, a Honduran official said, while U.S. President Donald Trump seized on news of the group to try to drum up support for a border wall. Honduran Deputy Foreign Minister Nelly Jerez told reporters that there were between 800 and 1,000 people traveling together and headed toward the Agua Caliente border crossing into Guatemala. Central American migrant caravans heading toward the United States have inflamed the debate over U.S. immigration policy, with Trump using the groups to seek backing for his plan to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

New Israeli military chief pledges to lead
New Israeli military chief pledges to lead 'innovative' army

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's new military chief took office Tuesday, pledging to lead a "lethal, efficient and innovative army" into the future as it faces grave challenges along its borders.

McDonald
McDonald's loses 'Big Mac' trademark case to Irish chain Supermac's

The judgment, provided to Reuters by Supermac's, revoked McDonald's registration of the trademark, saying that the world's largest fast-food chain had not proven genuine use of it over the five years prior to the case being lodged in 2017. With the revocation, Supermac's said it can

PG&E misses interest payment on 2040 notes; bonds, shares plummet
PG&E misses interest payment on 2040 notes; bonds, shares plummet

The price of bonds and shares in PG&E Corp (PCG.N) plummeted after the California power company failed to make a $21.6 million interest payment due Tuesday on its 2040 senior notes. In a form filed with the SEC on Monday, PG&E announced its intention to not make the payment. PG&E, which is the owner

Impact on U.S. government widens on 25th day of shutdown
Impact on U.S. government widens on 25th day of shutdown
  • US
  • 2019-01-15 19:05:30Z

The longest shutdown in history affecting a quarter of U.S. government reached its 25th day on Tuesday, with most of the 800,000 employees who have been furloughed or who are working without pay having missed their first paychecks last week. The White House and congressional Democrats remain divided over Republican President Donald Trump's demand for money for a border wall. The shutdown, which began on Dec. 22, is the 19th since the mid-1970s, although most have been brief.

New migrant caravan sets out from Honduras for US
New migrant caravan sets out from Honduras for US
  • World
  • 2019-01-15 18:43:33Z

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) - Hundreds of Hondurans trekked out of a violent northern city Tuesday, part of a new caravan of migrants hoping to reach the United States or Mexico, following in the path of another group last year that U.S. President Donald Trump turned into a hot political issue during

CNN Analyst Surprised After Accusing Fox Nation
CNN Analyst Surprised After Accusing Fox Nation's David Webb of 'White Privilege': 'I'm Black'

Note to radio commentators: Before calling out someone for their white privilege, make sure they're white. CNN analyst Areva Martin learned that the hard way on Tuesday morning after mistakenly accusing Sirius XM radio host and Fox Nation host David Webb for his "white privilege" during a discussion on race, only to find out Webb is, in fact, black. The awkward moment happened during a debate on whether race or qualifications should be an issue when hiring people for certain jobs. Also Read: Was Elvis Presley Racist? Eugene Jarecki Talks to Chuck D About His Famous Lyrics in 'The King' (Podcast) After Webb said that expertise and experience are what matter, Martin interjected: "That's...

China condemns Trudeau
China condemns Trudeau's remarks about Canadian's death sentence
  • World
  • 2019-01-15 18:03:31Z

The countries have been at odds since early December, when Canadian police arrested Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL], on a U.S. extradition request as part of an investigation into suspected violations of U.S. trade sanctions. Days later, China detained two

Democrats Reject Lunch Meeting With Trump
Democrats Reject Lunch Meeting With Trump

Jan.15 -- President Donald Trump's attempt to bypass Democratic congressional leaders to break open negotiations on the government shutdown fell flat as he failed to persuade any of the party's rank-and-file members to attend a hastily arranged White House meeting Tuesday. Bloomberg's Erik Wasson reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power."

The government shutdown is really putting a cramp in Donald Trump
The government shutdown is really putting a cramp in Donald Trump's golf game

As the longest government shutdown in American history stretches on, Donald Trump's golf game hits a milestone of its own.

Judge bars citizenship question from 2020 census
Judge bars citizenship question from 2020 census

NEW YORK (AP) - A federal judge blocked the Trump administration Tuesday from asking about citizenship status on the 2020 census, the first major ruling in cases contending that officials ramrodded the question through for Republican political purposes to intentionally undercount immigrants.

Trump trolled for Clemson fast food dinner, but Warren Buffett and others are fans of junk food too
Trump trolled for Clemson fast food dinner, but Warren Buffett and others are fans of junk food too

Donald Trump served Clemson players a buffet of McDonald's, Wendy's and Burger King at the White House. Twitter is largely aghast, but billionaires like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett also love fast food. Even Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi indulges.

The California Rule That Doomed PG&E: Inverse Condemnation
The California Rule That Doomed PG&E: Inverse Condemnation

Known as inverse condemnation, it holds California utilities responsible for wildfire damage caused by their equipment -- whether the companies acted negligently or not. The utilities spent most of last year pushing state legislators to change it, to no avail. The concept isn't unique to California

Will the Government Shutdown Delay My Social Security Benefits?
Will the Government Shutdown Delay My Social Security Benefits?

Offices remain open and monthly Social Security checks will go out on time despite the partial shutdown.

Walmart opts to leave CVS partnerships over pricing dispute
Walmart opts to leave CVS partnerships over pricing dispute

CVS said the dispute would not impact Walmart's presence in its Medicare Part D pharmacy network, which according to Cowen & Co analyst Charles Rhyee was a bright spot as it represented a larger chunk of CVS' scripts. "At a time when everyone is working hard to find ways to reduce healthcare

Netflix raising prices for 58M US subscribers as costs rise
Netflix raising prices for 58M US subscribers as costs rise

Netflix is raising its U.S. prices by 13 percent to 18 percent, its biggest increase since the company launched its streaming service 12 years ago. Its most popular plan will see the largest hike, to $13 per month from $11. That option offers high-definition streaming on up to two different internet-connected devices simultaneously.

VW, Ford team up on pickups, explore deal on electrics
VW, Ford team up on pickups, explore deal on electrics

Volkswagen and Ford are forming a global alliance to develop commercial vans and medium-sized pickups together while exploring broader cooperation on future battery-powered and autonomous vehicles and services. Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess and Ford CEO Jim Hackett said Tuesday that the first jointly developed vehicles could hit the market as early as 2022 and that the linkup would offer efficiencies that would mean stronger profits starting 2023. Ford Motor Co., based in Dearborn, Michigan, would make the medium-sized pickups, one of its strengths, as well as larger vans.

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Here's How Much Donald Trump's Fast Food Spread for the Clemson Tigers May Have Cost

Here's How Much Donald Trump's Fast Food Spread for the Clemson Tigers May Have Cost

Walmart opts to leave CVS partnerships over pricing dispute
Walmart opts to leave CVS partnerships over pricing dispute

CVS said the dispute would not impact Walmart's presence in its Medicare Part D pharmacy network, which according to Cowen & Co analyst Charles Rhyee was a bright spot as it represented a larger chunk of CVS' scripts. "At a time when everyone is working hard to find ways to reduce healthcare costs, Walmart's requested rates would ultimately result in higher costs for our clients and consumers," Derica Rice, president of CVS Caremark, said in a statement. Walmart spokeswoman Marilee McInnis said the retailer was continuing discussions with CVS Caremark, the company's pharmacy benefits unit.

Apple loses bid to undo $440 mln judgment in VirnetX patent case
Apple loses bid to undo $440 mln judgment in VirnetX patent case
  • Tech
  • 2019-01-15 15:33:03Z

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit denied Apple's appeal of a 2016 jury verdict originally valued at $302 million that grew to $440 million with interest, enhanced damages, and other costs. The same patent claims have been ruled invalid by an administrative court, but VirnetX is in

Judge rejects citizenship question for 2020 U.S. census
Judge rejects citizenship question for 2020 U.S. census
  • US
  • 2019-01-15 15:19:43Z

A federal judge on Tuesday rejected the Trump administration's plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census questionnaire. U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman in Manhattan said the 18 U.S. states, 15 cities and various civil rights groups that challenged Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross' addition of the question proved it was more likely than not that they would be harmed if it were added. Furman also said Ross's decision to add the question was "arbitrary and capricious" and violated federal law, despite a lack of proof that the commerce secretary was motivated by discriminatory intent.

Personal finance: The truth about becoming an American millionaire

The American dream is alive and well, and Americans who aspire to build wealth and become rich may be surprised to know they don't need a flashy job or come from an affluent family to build a fortune. The truth is, eight out of 10 millionaires reach that milestone through their company's 401(k) plan, according to the National Study of Millionaires by Ramsey Solutions. "Typically they are hitting it around 25 to 28 years, so right before age 50," said Chris Hogan of Ramsay Solutions to FOX Business' Maria Bartiromo on Tuesday.

Trump to meet lawmakers at White House as shutdown enters 25th day
Trump to meet lawmakers at White House as shutdown enters 25th day
  • US
  • 2019-01-15 14:46:36Z

President Donald Trump will meet members of Congress at the White House on Tuesday as the partial U.S. government shutdown enters a 25th day without resolution amid a standoff over border wall funding. Trump is scheduled to host the lawmakers for lunch, according to his public schedule, which did not say who was attending. Moderate House Democrats were invited, CNN and Politico reported.

Rothschild vice chairman resigns from PG&E board
  • US
  • 2019-01-15 13:01:15Z

(Reuters) - Struggling California power company PG&E Corp said on Tuesday Roger Kimmel, vice chairman of investment banking firm Rothschild Inc, had resigned from company's board.

President Donald Trump
President Donald Trump's inaugural fund spent lavishly at his DC hotel, new docs show

President Donald Trump's inaugural committee spent more than $1.5 million at the Trump International Hotel in Washington ahead of his 2017 swearing-in, according to internal documents reviewed by ABC News. It is part of an array of expenditures there and elsewhere that included more than $130,000 for

El Chapo attorney
El Chapo attorney's affair, sexting steals spotlight at trial

Drug kingpin El Chapo's attorney is stealing the headlines from his client after The New York Post obtained steamy text messages between him and his mistress. Concerns abound if the relationship will affect the case.

China criticizes Trudeau comments on death penalty case
China criticizes Trudeau comments on death penalty case

China expressed its "strong dissatisfaction" with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday over his criticism of a death sentence given to a Canadian accused of drug smuggling at a retrial that followed a chilling of relations over the arrest of a senior Chinese technology executive

Delta CEO: Government shutdown will cost the airline $25 million this month
Delta CEO: Government shutdown will cost the airline $25 million this month

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian said the partial U.S. government shutdown will cost it $25 million in lost revenue this month as fewer government contractors are traveling. The government shutdown is the longest ever and has left some 800,000 government employees furloughed or working without pay.

Steve King Calls His Removal from Congressional Committees an
Steve King Calls His Removal from Congressional Committees an 'Unprecedented Assault' on Freedom of Speech

Steve King Calls His Removal from Congressional Committees an 'Unprecedented Assault' on Freedom of Speech

Trump says solution to shutdown impasse
Trump says solution to shutdown impasse 'so simple'

Trump rejected a suggestion to reopen the government for several weeks while negotiations would continue with Democrats over his demands for $5.7 billion for a long, impregnable wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. "I'm not looking to call a national emergency," Trump said Monday. Congressional

Complaint: Kidnapping suspect kept Wisconsin girl under bed
Complaint: Kidnapping suspect kept Wisconsin girl under bed

BARRON, Wis. (AP) - For nearly three months, 13-year-old Jayme Closs was forced to hide in a 2½-foot space beneath her kidnapper's bed, going without food, water or a bathroom for hours, too terrified to flee from a man she knew had fatally shot both of her parents.

Chinese Court Sentences Canadian Man to Death on Drug Charges
Chinese Court Sentences Canadian Man to Death on Drug Charges

A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian man to death for drug trafficking, a move Prime Minister Justin Trudeau denounced as "arbitrary" as the two nations feud over last month's arrest of a Huawei Technologies Co. executive. Robert Lloyd Schellenberg was convicted and given a death sentence after a one-day

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