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  • Sherri Papini Returns Home, But Questions Abound

    More than a month after she went missing, the story of the abducted mother who was found tied up on the side of a highway on Thanksgiving Day has captivated the nation.

    International Business Times
  • Boeing responds after Trump knocks contract for Air Force One jets

    Donald Trump declared Tuesday morning that the Air Force should cancel its contract with Boeing to build two new presidential airplanes, asserting that the agreement had a $4 billion price tag. “Boeing is building a brand new 747 Air Force One for future presidents, but costs are out of control, more than $4 billion. It’s not clear how Trump, who frequently tweets exaggerated or baseless claims, arrived at that number.

    Yahoo News
  • If you’re thinking about buying an Apple Watch, today is the day to do it

    The Apple Watch might not be the smash hit that Wall Street analysts guessed it would be, but it's still the most popular smart watch in the world by a landslide. In fact, during its first year on the market, the Apple Watch became the number 2 best-selling watch brand on the planet behind only Rolex. That's a pretty amazing feat for a device in such a new category, and now is your chance to see what all the fuss is about. Amazon has a big sale going for one day only, and it knocks $80 off a stainless steel 38mm Apple Watch with a Sport band, or $90 off a stainless steel 42mm Apple Watch with a Classic Buckle leather band. These prices are unbeatable, and they're only available on Tuesday. We're talking about the Series 1 watches here, just to be clear. If you want a taste of the stainless Apple Watch without spending too much cash though, this is the perfect way to get it. The only difference between Series 1 and Series 2 Apple Watches is the speed, and it's really not too big a deal for a device where all of your interactions are only supposed to last for a few seconds. The most important new Apple Watch feature this year is water-resistance, and these Series 1 Apple Watches are both water-resistant. Also, note that the smaller 38mm model is refurbished. The larger 42mm Apple Watch Series 1 is brand new. Here are the models on sale on Amazon today: Apple Watch 38mm Stainless Steel Case w/ Black Sport Band This Certified Refurbished product has been tested and certified to work and look like new, with minimal to no signs of wear, by a specialized third-party seller approved by Amazon. The product is backed by a minimum 90-day warranty, and may arrive in a generic brown or white box. Accessories may be generic and not directly from the manufacturer. Operating System: watchOS 2, Chipset: Apple S1, Processor: 520 MHz, GPU: PowerVR SGX543 Internal Memory: 8GB, 512MB RAM Up to 18 Hours of All-Day Battery Life, Up to 3 hours Talk Time; About 1.5 hours to 80% Charge Time, About 2.5 hours to 100% Charge Time IPX7 Ceritified - Water Resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes Apple Watch 42mm Stainless Steel Case w/ Black Classic Buckle 1.65-inch AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, 390 x 312 pixels + Sapphire Crystal Glass Operating System: watchOS 2, Chipset: Apple S1, Processor: 520 MHz, GPU: PowerVR SGX543 Internal Memory: 8GB, 512MB RAM Heart Rate Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Ambient Light Sensor Up to 18 Hours of All-Day Battery Life, Up to 3 hours Talk Time; About 1.5 hours to 80% Charge Time, About 2.5 hours to 100% Charge Time

    BGR News
  • Boy, 16, Charged After Remains of Teen Missing for 3 Weeks Found Along Alaska Roadside

    Remains believed to be those of David Grunwald were found Friday near the town of Palmer.

    Inside Edition
  • 2018 Buick Regal Sedan and Wagon Spied: They're Undisguised and They're Hot

    Swap out the Insignia insignias, and you have sharp-looking Buicks.

    Car and Driver
  • Get ready for a limited NES Classic Edition sale tomorrow morning

    It's basically impossible to find a NES Classic Edition for $60 right now, unless you or someone you've recently bribed works in inventory management at Target. Walmart, Best Buy and anyone else you'd think of as selling the games console are out of stock online, and the limited stock that trickles into physical retails stores is being gobbled up before they even make it to the shelves. But at the eleventh hour before Christmas, one highly unlikely retailer might save your day/holiday gifting plans: Urban Outfitters. DON'T MISS:  Galaxy Note 7 fires were caused by over-ambitious design, engineers find The store known for selling painfully hipster record players and "ironic" Polaroids will have a limited-stock, online-only sale of the NES Classic Edition starting tomorrow morning. We don't yet have a precise time, but Urban Outfitters told  BGR  it will be sometime Tuesday AM. If I were a guessing man, I'd say the likeliest times would be 12:01AM, and something like 7, 8 or 9AM in the morning, just as physical stores open/the IT guy clicks "go" in an office somewhere. In the absence of perfect information, I'd recommend using a service like Visualping  to keep an eye on Urban Outfitter's tech page , so that when the site gets updated with a new product, you'll get pinged with an email. The good thing about this Urban Outfitter sale is that unlike the stock releases from Walmart and Target, not too many people seem to know about it. Add that to the uncertain release timing, and this could be your best chance to get a console before Christmas. Years of experience with buying concert tickets has taught me the best strategies for making sure you get your hands on a console. Make sure you set up an account beforehand and that you're logged in, to speed through checkout. You'll also want to have more than one computer on hand, so you can keep hitting refresh on multiple devices to get the best chance. If possible, rope a couple friends into the plan; bribe with the promise of Super Mario parties where necessary.

    BGR News
  • Let's Get Ready to Roo-ble! Kangaroo Gripping Dog in Chokehold Is Punched in the Face by Hunter

    Surprisingly, the entire event came to be as a final wish to a terminal teen suffering from a rare form of bone cancer.

    Inside Edition
  • Sherri Papini, Family Move To Undisclosed Location

    An investigation is ongoing into the kidnapping of the California mother who was found heavily battered on Thanksgiving Day morning.

    International Business Times
  • Joe Biden Announces Plan to Run for President in 2020 and More News

    Joe Biden announces plan to run for president in 2020, Jimmy Kimmel and his wife are expecting baby #2, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner will move to Washington, D.C., and videos from Beyoncé’s private collection are going up for auction. Get all the details at MarieClaire.com!

    Marie Claire Videos
  • No bail for 15-year-old charged with decapitating classmate

    LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy charged with killing a high school classmate whose headless body was found near a river said in a police report made public Monday that they had gone to smoke marijuana together and he had last seen the classmate alive.

    Associated Press
  • The Latest: Trump adds to lead in Wisconsin amid recount

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the presidential recount efforts in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin (all times local):

    Associated Press
  • 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack (28 photos)

    On the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, a Sunday, Japanese bombers flew across Oahu, Hawaii, and began their assault. The attack killed more than 2,300 people, nearly half of them on the battleship USS Arizona. More than 1,100 were injured. After the attack, President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered a speech before Congress, calling Dec. 7 a “date which will live in infamy.” The U.S. declared war against Japan. (AP) Dec. 7, 2016, marks the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Here’s a look back at that fateful day. See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Tumblr .  

    Yahoo News Photo Staff
  • Longtime Sheriff's Deputy Dies After Her Car Plunges into Sinkhole: 'We Are Heartbroken'

    Deputy Dora Linda Nishihara, 69, died after her car fell into 12 feet of water Sunday.

    Inside Edition
  • For $56,000, You Can Have a Hellcat-Powered Wrangler

    On top of the purchase price of the vehicle.

    The Drive
  • Car and Driver
  • Chief defends police investigation in decapitated teen case

    LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A police chief is defending his department's investigation into the disappearance of a 16-year-old boy whose headless body was found near a river.

    Associated Press
  • See Pics Of ‘Duck Dynasty’ Rebecca Lo Robertson’s Wedding To Fiancé John Reed Loflin

    “Duck Dynasty” Rebecca Lo Robertson just got married to her fiancé John Reed Loflin. See wedding photos here.

    International Business Times
  • Islamic State shifts defenses to east Mosul: coalition commander

    By Patrick Markey ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Islamic State has brought its forward defenses from western Mosul towards the east as it fights against Iraqi forces in the battle to liberate the city, a coalition commanding general said. Iraqi special forces are slowly edging through districts in eastern Mosul, Islamic State's last stronghold in Iraq, where they face suicide attacks, snipers and mortars from militants dug in among the civilian population. Commanders expected the western half of the city, divided by the Tigris River, to be the tougher battle, but Islamic State - which has controlled the city for two years - appears to be committing its defenses to the east against the Iraqi forces, which are backed by Western-led coalition air strikes.

    Reuters
  • Republican success opens door to amending US Constitution

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The November election put Republicans in full control of a record number of state legislatures around the country, a level of power that gives the party an unprecedented opportunity: change the U.S. Constitution.

    Associated Press
  • Al Gore: I just had an ‘extremely interesting conversation’ about climate change with Donald Trump

    Former Vice President Al Gore had a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump and his daughter, Ivanka Trump, on Monday. The meeting was announced by Trump spokesman Jason Miller during the presidential transition team’s daily conference call. Miller said Gore would be discussing “climate issues” with Ivanka, but that he was not scheduled to speak with Trump.

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