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  1. Should wives be given a 'cheat pass' at Christmas?Read the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    When I told my husband I was interviewing a writer who thinks men should give their wives a "cheat pass" this Christmas, he understandably had some questions. "How would the wife find someone suitable for the occasion?" he wondered.


  2. Lock 'Em Up Or BustRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | JustOneMinute

    The major takeaway from the 40-page sentencing memorandum filed by federal prosecutors Friday for Michael Cohen, President Trump's former personal attorney, is this: The president is very likely to be indicted on a charge of violating federal campaign finance laws. It has been obvious for some time that President Trump is the principal subject of the investigation still being conducted by the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York.


  3. Longtime aging expert, now 88, heeds his own adviceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Almanac

    For decades, local aging expert Walter Bortz has promoted how to live "100 healthy years." Now that he's 88, he reflects on how he's followed his own advice.


  4. Reviews: 'One Day in December,' by Josie Silver, and 'The Rain Watcher,' by Tatiana de RosnayRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    First of all, to enjoy this book, you have to set aside your skepticism and common sense. You have to embrace your inner romantic, and you have to believe, just for a few hours, that love at first sight is a reasonable thing and that we all have a soul mate.


  5. Building a vocabulary one new word at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... Britannica" arrived, it was Christmas come early. I sat on the floor with my brother surrounded by piles of books like explorers at the base of Everest. Each of the 24 volumes was a doorstop, the kind of book you'd expect to see in a library, never ...


  6. Goodreads Choice Awards: An annual reminder that critics and readers don't often agree | Book ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    ... Yes, professional critics who read widely and with discernment contribute something valuable when they curate the best books of the year. But that needn't necessitate regarding the choices of ordinary readers with disdain. And we'd do well to ...


  7. AMERICARead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    What does it mean to be poor? Currently there are two basic ways to define poverty. To get a better measure of who needs help -- and a better sense of how to provide it -- society needs a third definition.


  8. JK Rowling trolls Trump with an a Individual-1a tweetRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    For those of you not aware of what 'Individual-1' means, it is the name that the US president was being referred to in memos submitted by Mueller and New York prosecutors for the prison sentencing Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen should face. Shared by legal editor Chris Geidner, the reference to Trump as 'Individual-1' had soon turned into a viral meme.


  9. JK Rowling mocks Trump with sarcasm saying his Twitter rant is 'study of quiet strength'Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... often without any subtlety. In July, she replied to Trump's now-deleted tweet about having written "many best selling books" and defending his grammatically-incorrect capitalization rules, with lines of "hahahahahahaha" over multiple tweets. ...


  10. Eastern promise for Edinburgh entrepreneurRead the original story

    22 hrs ago |

    It was a cold, wintry day in January 2011 and Andrew McRae was behind the counter of his heritage-themed and Harry Potter curios shop in Cockburn Street in Edinburgh's Old Town when a "distinctive- looking gentleman" walked in and began examining the items very closely. "He started asking questions about my plans for the future.


  11. Sienna Miller gains 20 years as she takes on new role of Roger Ailes' wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Metro

    Sienna Miller gains 20 years as she takes on new role of Roger Ailes' wife in The Loudest Voice In The Room Sienna Miller has been papped for the first time as Roger Ailes' wife Beth on set for the new TV series The Loudest Voice In The Room. The star could be seen sparking up a cigarette as she leaned against a brick wall dressed in a purple two piece and matching scarf.


  12. Mind GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | Foreign Affairs

    "We study natural stupidity instead of artificial intelligence." That was how Amos Tversky described his collaboration with Daniel Kahneman, a partnership between two Israeli psychologists that produced some of the twentieth century's most important findings about how the mind works.


  13. There's never been a better time to be an investorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    As Christmas approaches, it is an ideal time for reflection. When thinking about 2018, I agree with the often-repeated sentiment of our most recent ex-prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, that there has never been a better time to be alive.


  14. Times Insider: What Goes Into Our End-of-Year Books ListsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New York Times

    Times Insider delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how news, features and opinion come together at The New York Times. By the end of a typical year, hundreds of thousands of books in various styles, genres and subject areas are published.


  15. A farewell reflection on the 41st chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Madera Tribune

    This week experienced a national day of mourning for the death of President George Herbert Walker Bush, 94. The former commander in chief died Nov. 30, just seven months after the death of his wife of 73 years, Barbara, in April. Known as 41, especially by his son George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the United States, served but one term 1989 to 1993 in the White House before being voted out in favor of Bill Clinton.


  16. Neon Buys Aretha Franklin Documentary 'Amazing Grace'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    The film was shot in 1972 by Sydney Pollack at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles. It was originally planned by Warner Bros.


  17. The Year of the Wikipedia BlockbusterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Film School Rejects

    This year's Hollywood tentpoles were more interested in filling in encyclopedic gaps than they were in telling their own stories. Earlier this year, the Internet exploded over New Yorker critic Richard Brody's review of Avengers: Infinity War .


  18. Is Outlander Season 4 Moving Way Too Fast?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cinema Blend News

    ... into two seasons to properly invest viewers in all the characters, locations, and twists? Although the first three books of Diana Gabaldon's Outlander saga were long and packed with plot twists that were all able to be adapted into a single season ...


  19. Tom Felton rocks jazzy purple jacket for low-key outing in LARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Mail

    Tom Felton rocks jazzy purple jacket for low-key outing in LA... after reuniting with Harry Potter co-star Emma Watson But seven years after putting down the character's wand, Tom Felton, 31, looked worlds away from his alter ego while out and about in Los Angeles, on Friday. The Epsom native - who currently stars in new YouTube Premium show Origin - cut a casually cool figure as he donned a jazzy purple jacket with a white fur lining.


  20. Winter Yule Ball for teen Potterheads on Dec. 27, 2018. Friday, December 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    ... And who doesn't want a little bit of magic in their own world?" "Yes! Absolutely dress up as a character from the books, but don't feel like you can't be your owncharacter, too," Heidema said. "Wear formalwear or your Harry Potter robes or come as ...