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Hockney painting, smashing auction records

Hockney painting, smashing auction records

A painting by David Hockney fetched $90.3 million Thursday night, a record price for a living artist’s work, The New York Times reported. Hockney’s 1972 painting, “Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures),”...
New Brexit Secretary: Stephen Barclay seeks to steady ship

New Brexit Secretary: Stephen Barclay seeks to steady ship

Theresa May appointed two new ministers to her top team Friday, as she sought to steady her government after it was rocked by a string of resignations following the publication of her draft Brexit...
Million-dollar Banksy artwork to be destroyed, says Artist

Million-dollar Banksy artwork to be destroyed, says Artist

An artist has paid more than half a million pounds for a Banksy mural - just so he can destroy it. Ron English bought 'Slave Labour', which depicts a child kneeling at a sewing machine...
'Batkid' Miles Scott is cancer free five years after saving SF

‘Batkid’ Miles Scott is cancer free five years after saving SF

On the fifth anniversary of Miles Scott, a.k.a. Batkid, saving San Francisco from the Penguin and the Riddler, the Make-a-Wish Foundation gave a wonderful update: Scott is now cancer free. Scott was 5 years old...
Jamal Khashoggi death penalty for five suspects, Report

Jamal Khashoggi death penalty for five suspects, Report

Saudi officials are seeking the death penalty for five of the 11 suspects charged in the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Shalaan al-Shaalan, the kingdom’s deputy public prosecutor, revealed that 21 people are in custody over...
Homeless man charged in GoFundMe scam, Report

Homeless man charged in GoFundMe scam, Report

After a New Jersey couple launched a fundraiser for a homeless man last year, donations poured in. But the story started to unravel in August, when the GoFundMe money disappeared, and now, it seems,...
Cocaine Bust Made in a Banana Shipment (Photo)

Cocaine Bust Made in a Banana Shipment (Photo)

A man from Sydney's south has been arrested after about 190 kilograms of cocaine were found in a shipment of bananas that was seized in New Zealand. The bust comes after an investigation into an...
Theresa may no confidence vote: What does it mean for May?

Theresa may no confidence vote: What does it mean for May?

Theresa May's Cabinet has agreed on a draft Brexit withdrawal agreement. Speaking outside 10 Downing Street following a five-hour meeting on Wednesday night, the Prime Minister said the choices had been "difficult" but the...
China's 'Artificial Sun' Marks Breakthrough for Nuclear Fusion, Report

China’s ‘Artificial Sun’ Marks Breakthrough for Nuclear Fusion, Report

On Tuesday, a team from China’s Hefei Institutes of Physical Science announced that its Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST) reactor — an “artificial sun” designed to replicate the process our natural Sun uses to...
Queen, charles speech: unexpected comment in her birthday toast

Queen, charles speech: unexpected comment in her birthday toast

Prince Charles celebrated his 70th birthday at Buckingham Palace Wednesday evening with a private party hosted by his mother. Besides the fashion that has come from Kate Middleton and Megan Markle, a more intimate moment...

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Man spots strange gray creature in Ohio

A former Marine reportedly saw a strange looking gray creature in Ohio. According to the Dec. 20 report from Unexplained Mysteries and the Dec....