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Amazon’s Alexa Will Help You Change Subjects to Avoid Family Arguments on Christmas

Alexa is coming to your rescue this holiday season. Amazon’s smart speakers have a new feature called “distraction technique,” which means the virtual assistant will intervene when things get a little heated during the holidays. In short, Alexa will be on hand and ready to break up any arguments...
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Northern California AAA Offers Free Tipsy Tow Service Christmas Eve

AAA is offering its Tipsy Tow service for those who may have a little too much to drink this Holiday Season.
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In this Sept. 21, 2018, file photo rapper Daniel Hernandez, known as Tekashi 6ix9ine, performs during the Philipp Plein women's 2019 Spring-Summer collection, Milan, Italy. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)

Tekashi 6ix9ine Gets 2-Year Prison Term In Racketeering Case

Tekashi 6ix9ine was sentenced to 2 years in prison Wednesday, for his entanglement with a violent street gang that fueled his rise to fame, but was spared a much harsher possible sentence because of his extraordinary decision to become a star witness for prosecutors.
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Gross School Experiment Shows Students the Effects of Not Washing Their Hands

A school has used moldy bread to show its students how important it is to wash your hands. The month-long classroom experiment was carried out by two teachers at Discovery Elementary School in Idaho Falls, Idaho just as the height of flu season was set to begin, reported “Today.” Gross! School...
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This Painful Toilet Is Designed to Maximize Office Productivity

A startup company wants to flush your bathroom breaks down the drain. In an effort to cut down the time employees spend sitting in a stall, a British firm has come up with a toilet that’s tilted at a lower angle to make long periods on the porcelain throne uncomfortable, reported the New York Post...
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In this Nov. 24, 2019, file photo Post Malone arrives at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Post Malone To Headline Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve

The rap-pop star will perform at “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2020” in New York City on Dec. 31, Dick Clark Productions announced Tuesday, Dec. 17.
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Airline Offers Priority Boarding to Anyone in an Ugly Christmas Sweater

Your questionable festive gear will give you perks while traveling this holiday season. There’s no need to pay extra for priority boarding on Alaska Airlines as the carrier has announced it will allow all passengers wearing an ugly Christmas sweater to board early on Friday, December 20th, reported...
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Bank Accidentally Deposits $37 Million into Texas Woman’s Account

Many of us would like to be a millionaire one day, but for a Texas woman that wish came to fruition a little too literally. After finishing work at Roma Boots in Dallas, Ruth Balloon checked her bank account and, to her surprise, found that she was suddenly a multi-millionaire. Bank mistakenly puts...
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In Reversal, Hallmark Will Reinstate Same-Sex Marriage Ads

The Hallmark Channel says it will reinstate same-sex marriage commercials that it had pulled from the network. Hallmark Cards CEO Mike Perry said in a statement Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, that pulling the commercials “was the wrong decision."
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In this file photo dated Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, British actor Colin Firth and his wife Livia, pose for photographers upon arrival at the Green Carpet Fashion Awards in Milan, Italy. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, FILE)

Oscar Winner Colin Firth and Wife Split After 22 Years

A statement from their publicists says Colin and Italian eco-campaigner and film producer Livia Firth have separated after 22-years of marriage.
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