Steve Nedved

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Nov 26

Thirteenth century priest’s tomb discovered in Egypt’s Luxor

KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images(EGYPT) — A 13th century tomb belonging to a priest and his wife was found in Luxor, Egypt, after five months of excavation work, Egypt’s ministry of antiquities said Saturday. The tomb — colored with scenes depicting the owner with his family and found on the Nile River’s West Bank — belonged to …

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Nov 26

General Motors to lay off 15 percent of workers, shutter 5 plants in North America

Danny Lehman/Corbis/VCG/Getty Images(DETROIT) — General Motors is laying off 15 percent of its salaried workers and shuttering five plants in North America, the Detroit automaker announced on Monday. The company said it was “transforming its global workforce to ensure it has the right skill sets for today and the future, while driving efficiencies through the …

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Nov 26

All of the 145 pilot whales beached on a remote New Zealand beach have died

ABCNews.com(STEWART ISLAND, New Zealand) — )As many as 145 whales have died after a “heart-breaking” mass stranding on a remote island, the New Zealand Department of Conservation said on Monday. The whales were reported to the authorities Saturday evening by a hiker on Stewart Island, a remote island which lies off the country’s south coast. …

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Nov 26

Police say Alec Baldwin admitted pushing a man who ‘stole my spot’ but the actor pleaded not guilty to assault charges in parking space dispute

ABCNews.com(NEW YORK) — Alec Baldwin admitted to police that he pushed a man during a street parking dispute this month because he “stole my spot,” but the actor pleaded not guilty in a New York City courtroom Monday to charges he assaulted the victim. Following Baldwin’s brief appearance with his lawyer in Manhattan Criminal Court …

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Nov 26

Kelsea Ballerini will kick off 2019 with The Chainsmokers on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve”

Dick Clark ProductionsKelsea Ballerini will welcome 2019 by performing with The Chainsmokers on this year’s edition of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest. Kelsea and The Chainsmokers will do their collaboration, “This Feeling,” on the part of the show that originates from the West Coast, which will be hosted by singer and actress Ciara. Foster the People, Dua …

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Nov 26

NASA’s InSight lander to touch down on Mars

ABCNews.com(HOUSTON) — When NASA’s InSight lander approaches Mars on Monday afternoon, it will finish one journey — through space — and launch on another: to go deeper into Mars. The mechanical three-legged, one-armed mining spacecraft is scheduled to land at 3 p.m. ET, capping off a trip that started seven months and more than 300 …

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Nov 26

Inside Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s move from Kensington Palace to Windsor

Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images(LONDON) — The New Year will bring a new home for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. The expectant parents have decided to move to Frogmore Cottage on the grounds of Windsor Estate, about 30 miles from London, Kensington Palace announced in a brief statement over the weekend. …

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Nov 26

Camp Fire, which has claimed 85 lives, now 100 percent contained: A closer look at the California fires by the numbers

iStock/Thinkstock(PARADISE, Calif.) — More than 13,000 families were left without homes this Thanksgiving weekend in the wake of the devastating Camp Fire that ripped through Butte County in Northern California. On Sunday, the Camp Fire finally reached 100 percent containment, weeks after the blaze ignited. The death toll from that fire has climbed to 85, …

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Nov 26

Cyber Monday travel deals 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — If a 2019 vacation is on your wish list, Cyber Monday may be a great time to shop for deals. From hotels to airfare to all-inclusive vacations, there’s no excuse for paying full price for your next getaway. For example: Destination Resorts is offering up to 40 percent off hotels and condos …

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Nov 26

Local Sports for Monday November 26th

The Mitchell Lady Marlins earned their second win of the young season and exploded for nine goals in a 9-1 win at Watertown against the Lakers over the weekend.  Ashley Jones finished with four goals in the game after notching two in the third period to pull away.  Jenna Grosdidier got the hat trick as …

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