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UK’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to marry in Windsor in May

LONDON (Reuters) – The wedding of Britain’s Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle will take place next May in St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, a venue with royal associations going back centuries. The fifth-in-line to the British throne, 33, and the American actress, 36, previously best known for her starring role in the TV legal drama “Suits” announced their engagement on Monday, sparking a trans-Atlantic media frenzy. The couple have chosen to marry in Windsor, west of London, because it is “a special place for them”, Harry’s spokesmanRead More


Man convicted of murdering Christa Worthington speaks out: ‘I’m not guilty of anything’ – Sharing #ABC #News Feed

Chris McCowen, the man who was convicted of raping and murdering Christa Worthington, is speaking out about being at the center of what was then the biggest case to hit the Cape in decades. “There’s a lot of speculation on the exact timeline of when she was killed,” McCowen told ABC News “20/20.” “I’m not guilty of anything … this is a nightmare for me.” Worthington, a 46-year-old fashion writer and single mother, was found stabbed to death in her seaside cottage in Truro, Massachusetts, on Jan. 6, 2002, withRead More


CBS, Dish agree carriage terms; blackout ends

(Reuters) – CBS Corp (CBS.N) and Dish Network Corp (DISH.O) resolved a dispute over the fees the satellite TV provider pays to the broadcaster, ending a three-day blackout that affected customers across 26 states. FILE PHOTO: The CBS “eye” and logo are seen outside the CBS Broadcast Center on West 57th St. in Manhattan, New York, U.S., April 29, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo CBS said late Thursday it reached a multi-year agreement with Dish for carrying its local stations as well as three cable channels. Financial terms of the dealRead More


New $200,000 Tesla Roadster speeds in front of electric big-rig truck

HAWTHORNE, Calif. (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) upstaged its own debut of an electric heavy duty truck on Thursday when a red Roadster pulled out of the big rig’s trailer and Chief Executive Elon Musk said the new $200,000 sports car would be the fastest production car ever. Tesla’s new electric semi truck is unveiled during a presentation in Hawthorn, California, U.S., November 16, 2017. REUTERS/Alexandria Sage The showmanship wowed the crowd although some analysts’ heads started throbbing at the variety of new projects launched as the company is strugglingRead More


20 percent chance of cyclone across southwest and central Caribbean sea: NHC

(Reuters) – An elongated area of low pressure from southwest to northeast across the southwestern and central Caribbean Sea has a 20 percent chance of turning into a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Thursday. “Satellite imagery and ship reports indicate that the system has become a little better organized (Thursday) evening,” the Miami-based weather forecaster said, adding “however, strong upper-level winds are expected to prevent significant additional development.” Reporting by Nithin Prasad in Bengaluru; Editing by Chris Reese Our Standards:The Thomson ReutersRead More


JC Penney is the bright spot for retail this week – Sharing #ABC #News Feed

J.C. Penney delivered some encouraging news in the form of rising comparable-stores Friday, reversing four straight quarters of declines and it posted smaller-than-expected loss for the third quarter. Shares soared 15 percent before the opening bell. The news staunched, at least for a moment, an extended sell-off in company shares, which accelerated last month when J.C. Penney warned that it would be forced to liquidate poor-selling merchandise. Shares which have tumbled 67 percent this year, hit an all-time low. Initiatives to spiff up clothing lines to fuel sales is, “givingRead More


Trump says will release nearly all JFK assassination files

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would release all documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy except those with the names and addresses of people who are still alive. President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy and Texas Governor John Connally ride in a limousine moments before Kennedy was assassinated, in Dallas, Texas November 22, 1963. Walt Cisco/Dallas Morning News/Handout/File Photo via REUTERS “After strict consultation with General Kelly, the CIA and other Agencies, I will be releasing ALL #JFKFilesRead More


Pence pledges that US will go to the moon, Mars and beyond

Seated before the grounded space shuttle Discovery, a constellation of Trump administration officials used soaring rhetoric to vow to send Americans back to the moon and then on to Mars. After voicing celestial aspirations, top officials moved to what National Intelligence Director Dan Coats called “a dark side” to space policy. Coats, Vice President Mike Pence, other top officials and outside space experts said the United States has to counter and perhaps match potential enemies’ ability to target U.S. satellites. Pence, several cabinet secretaries and White House advisers gathered inRead More


Shooting at Las Vegas concert kills at least two

LAS VEGAS, Nevada (Reuters) – At least two people were killed and 24 were hospitalized after a shooting at a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip, a local hospital spokeswoman said, and police said one suspect was down. Witnesses on social media said the shooting broke out on the last night of the three-day Route 91 Harvest festival, a sold-out event attended by thousands and featuring top acts such as Eric Church, Sam Hunt and Jason Aldean. U.S. media, including Fox News, reported that Aldean was performing onRead More


‘Let’s Make a Deal’ host Monty Hall dead at 96

(Reuters) – Monty Hall, one of the most popular game show hosts in American television history as he presided over a throng of outrageously costumed and nearly delirious contestants on “Let’s Make a Deal” for almost three decades, died on Saturday at age 96, his son said. Richard Hall said his father died at home in Beverly Hills, California, likely of heart failure. Members of his audiences, dressed as clowns, playing cards or giant tomatoes, would shriek “Monty, Monty, Monty!” as they tried to convince Hall to give them aRead More