- Entertainment Country Living
"I'm just addressing the elephants in the room."
- Politics HuffPost
Democratic Rep. Peter Welch snapped back when the GOP congressman ranted about the whistleblower at the impeachment hearings.
- World Yahoo News UK
Stephen Waterson repeatedly tried to absolve himself of blame after three-year-old Alfie Lamb was crushed to death by his car seat.
- U.S. HuffPost Life
Mikhail Galin almost got away with his over-the-top plan to keep his pet out of cargo. If only he had stayed off of social media.
- Business Reuters
The U.S.-China trade war is unlikely to see a permanent truce over the coming year, and while concerns have eased over a U.S. recession, an economic rebound is also not expected any time soon, according to a Reuters poll of economists. The Nov. 8-13 Reuters poll of over 100 economists showed a quarter-point Federal Reserve interest-rate cut would come in the third quarter next year; a poll three weeks ago had predicted a cut early next year.
- Business Associated Press
Dialing in “Caribbean” on a mandatory tracking system, the captain of the Liberia-flagged vessel headed west. Then, weeks later, as it neared Venezuelan waters, the VL Nichioh suddenly stopped transmitting its location, course and speed in violation of international maritime rules, essentially vanishing on the high seas without a trace. As the Trump administration has clamped down on President Nicolas Maduro with sanctions set on depriving him of easy cash from Venezuela’s vast oil reserves, some ship captains and their employers are eager to help the embattled socialist by “going dark” to hide tankers brimming with crude.