Do you know how much you spent on takeout last month? What about on Uber? Or online shopping? If you don't track your expenses, the totals may be alarming. They certainly were for one 38-year-old software engineer and blogger, who happened to look up her Amazon order history a few years ago only to discover that, in 2014 alone, she had placed 177 orders and bought 427 items. "I had acquired more new things than there are days in the year!" writes "Mrs. BITA," who asked to remain anonymous, of "Bayalis Is The Answer." How much do you spend on Uber each month? Thursday, 5 Jan 2017 | 10:23 AM ET | 01:59 The numbers get worse. From 2008, when she first started using Amazon, to 2016, she spent
Former intelligence officials described Jared Kushner's reported attempt to set up a backchannel line of communication with Russia last December that would bypass the US' national security and intelligence apparatus as "off the map," "explosive," and "extremely dangerous." "We have back-channel communications with a number of countries," McMaster said. "So, generally speaking, about back-channel communications, what that allows you to do is to communicate in a discreet manner." Scott Olson, a recently retired FBI agent who ran counterintelligence operations and spent more than 20 years at the bureau, agreed that it is not unusual for low-level staffers to work between governments and bypass bureaucracy
Two men have been killed after trying to stop a man abusing two women on a train because they appeared to be Muslim, say police in Portland, Oregon.
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WEATHERFORD, Texas -- Two toddlers were found dead in a hot car in a rural North Texas neighborhood. A Parker County Sheriff's Office statement says the 2-year-old girl and 16-month-old boy were found about 4:30 p.m. Friday by their mother in a subdivision near Lake Weatherford. The statement says temperatures at the time were about 96 degrees. The mother, whom deputies did not identify, told investigators that her children "took off" and she was searching for them when she found them locked in the vehicle. The mother broke a window to get into the vehicle and found both children unresponsive. Emergency medical personnel were immediately contacted. Both children were pronounced deceased at
Zillow estimates values for 110 million homes across America as “zestimates,” but many have questioned the company’s accuracy, including one homeowner who claims she can’t sell her home because of it.