Two people were killed and 175 injured by slow-going drivers on UK roads in 2017, marking a 31 per cent increase on 2016 as campaigners warn it is just as dangerous as going too fast. The people have spoken and superheroes continue to rule the movie pack, as Captain America, Iron Man and Batman were among the top winners at the People's Choice awards on Wednesday. In a nostalgic homage to a now-defunct nation, a bronze statue of former Yugoslav leader Josip Broz Tito was unveiled on Wednesday in Montenegro's capital Podgorica. Overall, one in ten UK passengers on major airlines reported that they had experienced a flight blighted by shouting, drunkenness, verbal abuse or other obnoxious behaviour. The presidents comments and his encouragement of supporters in the crowd in Iraq and Germany veered from norms even as he upheld the convention of visiting soldiers abroad during the holidays. Who would bring a suitcase full of olive oil to Portugal, one of the world's biggest producers of the stuff? In part a nod to the upcoming Chinese New Year, Russians are embracing mini-pigs as domestic pets. Dan Fastenberg reports.
After Sears declared bankruptcy in October, the iconic retailers chairman, Eddie Lampert, put in an 11th hour bid Friday to save the company from liquidation. As of Saturday, the terms of the bid remain unclear, as does the stores fate. NBCs Matt Bradley reports for TODAY. Scientists have unearthed fossils of a large meat-eating dinosaur that stalked northern Italy 198 million years ago that was remarkable both in life and in death.
Oscar-winning actor Jeff Bridges will receive a lifetime achievement award at January's Golden Globes ceremony for his wide range of work, from Western "True Grit" to comedy "The Big Lebowski," the Hollywood Foreign Press Association said on Monday. The points race comes down to Francesco Molinari and Tommy Fleetwood, but a handful of top golfers have a chance to finish the season with a flourish.
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The president frequently attacked the news media in general and lobbed insults at individual reporters. But he also sat for dozens of interviews. The streets of Paris have been set ablaze during 'yellow vests' protests in Paris this evening leaving the Eiffel Tower shrouded in thick black smoke, after riot police fired tear gas at crowds earlier today. Their lease is up. The city is suing them. Las Vegas and a new stadium await them for the 2020 season. But for 2019, they officially have no home. The New York City Council has introduced a bill with bipartisan sponsorship aimed at curtailing technology-enabled sexual harassment.
The East Village was great, but a rent-regulated apartment on Roosevelt Island was home for a family of five, especially when the building went co-op and they bought their place at an insider price. A spokesman for U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Thursday that Republicans and Democrats were still very far apart in efforts to resolve a U.S. government shutdown.
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