BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombians gathered for renewed protests on Friday as sporadic looting took place in several parts of the capital Bogota, after mass marches on Thursday ended in three deaths.
More than 250,000 people marched on Thursday to express growing discontent with President Ivan Duque’s government, including over rumored economic reforms the president has denied and anger at what protesters say is a lack of government action to stop corruption and the murder of human... more»
Whether we’re ready or not, the holiday season has arrived. And with it come the office White Elephant exchanges, the friend-group Secret Santas, and the impossible-to-please relatives. But don’t let the stress of finding the perfect gift ruin the season: This hyper-curated guide has your back, whether you’re shopping for the fitness fanatic who never skips leg day or the dinner party host who doesn’t need another bottle of wine. Check back often: We’ll be adding new... more»
A former Boston College student who prosecutors say sent texts encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself pleaded not guilty Friday to a manslaughter charge.
Inyoung You, 21, entered the plea to an October indictment charging her with sending more than 47,000 texts to Alexander Urtula, 22, of New Jersey in the weeks before his May 20 suicide in Boston.
She showed no expression as prosecutors detailed the case against her at the arraignment.
The court appearance came after You returned to... more»
People shop during a Black Friday sales event at Macy’s flagship store on 34th St. in New York City, November 22, 2018.
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Although some retailers have already started marking down items and cueing the holiday music, the season will kick off in earnest next week.
Retailers are preparing for crowds of shoppers as the holidays approach, with retail sales expected to grow between 3.8% and 4.2% this year to between $727.9 billion and $730.7 billion,... more»
ALGIERS (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of Algerians marched through the capital and other towns and cities on Friday as their months-long campaign of protests gathers steam ahead of an election they demand to be canceled.
FILE PHOTO: A demonstrator chants slogans and carries a national flag during a protest rejecting the December presidential election in Algiers, Algeria November 21, 2019. REUTERS/Ramzi Boudina
With three weeks to go before the December 12 vote for a new... more»
This rice pilaf recipe will brighten up any fall or winter meal! Studded with pomegranates, pistachios & herbs, it’s a stunning, fresh holiday side dish.
How pretty is this rice pilaf? If you’re looking for an easy holiday side dish that doesn’t skimp on flavor, this recipe is just the thing for you. It’s simple, you can prep most of it ahead of time, and it’s richly flavorful. A spiced citrus dressing coats the hearty rice, nuts add crunch, and herbs give it fresh,... more»
Inyoung You, a 21-year-old former Boston College student accused of encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself, is scheduled to appear in court Friday.
You had returned to her native South Korea but is due in a Suffolk County courtroom to face charges of involuntary manslaughter in the death of 22-year-old Alexander Urtula, FOX 25 of Boston reported.
The woman was in South Korea when she was indicted in October. She and Urtula had dated for 18 months before Urtula, a New Jersey... more»
U.S. government debt prices were higher Friday morning, as investors monitored trade progress between the world’s two largest economies.
At 02:40 a.m. ET, the benchmark 10-year Treasury note, which moves inversely to price, was lower at around 1.7706%, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was also lower at around 2.2251%.
Market focus is largely attuned to global trade developments, as doubts prevailed over an interim trade agreement between the U.S. and China.
During a... more»
This Sausage and Sweet Potato Thanksgiving Stuffing recipe is the best! It’s packed with the perfect balance of sweet and savory ingredients, perfectly seasoned with lots of fresh herbs, and so hearty and delicious. See tips below for gluten-free and/or vegetarian options too.
Meet my all-time favorite Thanksgiving stuffing recipe. ♡
It’s quite literally stuffed with all of my favorite stuffing-y things — crusty bread, savory sausage, tender sweet potatoes, garlicky veggies,... more»
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Navy warships twice sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea in the past few days, the U.S. military told Reuters on Thursday, at a time of heightened tension between the world’s two largest economies.
FILE PHOTO: An aerial photo taken though a glass window of a Philippine military plane shows the alleged on-going land reclamation by China on mischief reef in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, west of Palawan,... more»