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UN force says Israel-Lebanon border tunnels violate truceBEIRUT (AP) — U.N. peacekeepers in Lebanon said Monday that two of the four tunnels discovered by Israel and allegedly dug by the Hezbollah militant group cross the border in violation of the cease-fire agreement that ended the 2006 war.

12/17/2018 12:35:46 PM

Chili's Weighs In On North Carolina Election Fraud And Immediately Regrets DecisionChili's social media department is getting ribbed after it weighed in on North

12/17/2018 7:11:53 PM

Little Progress Made As Partial Government Shutdown Looms'It looks like it probably is going to have to build for a few days here before there's a solution'

12/18/2018 6:03:23 AM

1000mph Bloodhound SSC record car savedBritish entrepreneur Ian Warhurst has saved the Bloodhound SSC land speed record project after no other investors came forward

12/17/2018 8:47:12 AM

No one can 'dictate' to China what it should, shouldn't do: XiPresident Xi Jinping vowed Tuesday to push ahead with China's "reform and opening up" but warned that no one can "dictate" what it does, as the Communist Party celebrated the policy's 40th anniversary. While he pledged to press forward with the economic reforms initiated under late paramount leader Deng Xiaoping in December 1978, Xi indicated that there would be no change to the one-party system. "The leadership of the Communist Party of China is the most essential feature of socialism with Chinese characteristics and the greatest advantage of the socialist system with Chinese characteristics," he said.

12/17/2018 10:52:51 PM

Fleeing home alone: the migrant children blocked at Mexican borderGuatemalan children caught in Mexico while trying to migrate into the US, queue before climbing into a minibus at Aurora international airport in Guatemala City. For years, Dora waited impatiently to turn 15, the age her mother had agreed she would be old enough to leave their home in El Salvador – where she suffered physical and sexual abuse at the hands of her grandfather – and head to the US, in search of a new life. “Seeing them leave together … that gave me hope and gave me the courage to finally leave,” said Dora, who is now living at a children’s shelter in Tijuana, on the border with California.

12/18/2018 1:30:00 AM

‘One of a kind’ royal tomb is 4,400 years old, Egypt saysOfficials in Egypt revealed they discovered a 4,400-year-old tomb believed to belong to a senior official linked to the fifth dynasty of the pharoahs.

12/17/2018 8:42:36 AM

The best and worst times to travel for ChristmasAAA predicts that more than one-third of Americans will travel this holiday season, so knowing the best and worst times for traffic and weather can cut down your trip time.

12/18/2018 7:32:22 AM

U.S., Taliban Meet in U.A.E. to Discuss Afghanistan PeaceRepresentatives from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the U.A.E. will also attend the meeting, Zabihullah Mujahed, a spokesman for the militant group, said in a statement released on late Sunday evening. Pakistan has also confirmed that talks will be taking place and hopes the meeting “will end bloodshed in Afghanistan and bring peace to the region,” Mohammad Faisal, a foreign ministry spokesman in Islamabad, said on Twitter.

12/17/2018 3:51:21 AM

Correction: Vatican-Bulgaria-Macedonia storyVATICAN CITY (AP) — In a story Dec. 13 about the pope's May travel schedule, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Bulgaria is a former Soviet republic. During the Cold War, Bulgaria was one of the Soviet allies that formed the Warsaw Pact.

12/17/2018 5:22:47 PM

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"We treat the food and ingredients with respect," says Chef Eric Huntley owner of Gaudiello's Italian Hoagies in the Trolley Square Shopping Center.


12/18/2018 6:42:47 AM

A 1993 News Journal photograph began a Delaware tradition. Readers have asked for "The Christmas Weed," a fable written by former reporter Al Mascitti.


12/18/2018 5:48:49 AM

The Musser family light show near Bear opens its seventh -- and biggest -- display on Saturday, Dec. 15.


12/15/2018 7:45:49 PM

Duck Creek Business Campus in Smyrna could bring 4,000 jobs in the next 20 years and could have a $477 million economic impact for the area.


12/18/2018 11:55:52 AM

With a theme of "trees reimagined," guests at Pennsylvania gardens will find a floating forest and trees made of books, shards of glass and tumbleweeds.


12/18/2018 8:28:22 AM

The Pennsylvania gardens offers a floating forest and trees made of books, tumbleweeds and birdhouses, as well as 500,000 lights on 150 outdoor trees.


12/18/2018 12:23:47 PM

Style files setter Nikki Kemper.


12/17/2018 3:47:51 PM

Chef Eric Huntley of Gaudiello's Italian Hoagies applies restaurant skills to sandwich shop.


12/18/2018 5:27:16 AM

Platoon IV decided to donate to the humane association for the holidays after first responders found a cat who needed a home and took it to the shelter.


12/17/2018 11:02:43 AM

Rodney Smith Jr., aka Santa, saw Dustin on the side of the road in Delaware and stopped to ask him what he wanted for Christmas.


12/15/2018 3:52:58 PM

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Announcing the new Pantone Color of the year. The chosen color for 2019 is … Living Coral. Take a look at what this cutting-edge hue is all about and how you can incorporate it into your home decor.What is the Pantone Color of the Year?Pantone is a business that’s totally devoted to color - or "color [...]

12/13/2018 8:37:42 AM

Do you love the sleek look of a stainless steel kitchen? You are not alone. Among homeowners who remodeled their kitchen this year, 73 percent chose stainless new steel appliances. Add to that the popularity of stainless steel sinks and faucets ... and you're looking at a material that plays a starring or supporting role in just about every American kitchen.But do you know how to clean stainless steel appliances and fixtures? Despite stainless’s many advantages, it’s [...]

12/6/2018 9:13:10 AM

Whether you’re hunting for a new home or trying to keep your current residence in good shape, you want a good solid foundation. That’s why it’s essential to be aware of the signs of foundation issues.Keep in mind that the outward signs of foundation issues are just a symptom of a trouble source that needs to be taken care of. There’s quite a bit or variance in how serious (and expensive to fix) the underlying problem may be.Here’s a general [...]

11/29/2018 8:35:47 AM

What’s that mysterious wet patch on the bathroom floor? At first a little dampness may be easy to dismiss as splashing from your shower or a toddler’s "accident," but sooner or later, you have to investigate further. And … yep, it seems like the cause is your toilet leaking at the base. Sigh!Cheer up. Here’s how to troubleshoot and fix this watery problem.Toilet leaking at base only when you flushNarrow down the source of the seepage. Dry off [...]

11/21/2018 12:48:37 PM

Are you planning to replace your old floors? Or are you about to install flooring in a newly-built home? In either case, when you look at the expense of your floor material and installation, you may well ask yourself, "Do I need a subfloor, too?" To make an informed decision, take a closer look at what a subfloor does and why it's important.Do I need a subfloor? What does it actually do?A subfloor is a structure attached to your floor joists which provides support for your [...]

11/15/2018 8:41:10 AM

Homeowners love concrete, for both interior and exterior use. Outdoors, large expanses of concrete can create environmental problems, though, as they block stormwater from draining off into the soil. The solution? Pervious concrete is a material that provides the strength and durability of standard concrete, yet permits rain and melted snow to drain easily and naturally.We consulted Hunter McFarlane, construction expert at Lowe’s, for detailed information on the pros and cons [...]

11/8/2018 8:40:56 AM

Sorry to bring this up just as we're looking forward to the festive season, but did you know house fires increase as the weather gets colder? Thanksgiving is the biggest day of the year for conflagrations in the home, with Christmas Day and Christmas Eve as close runners-up. Let’s keep the holidays happy with these house fire safety tips.House fire preventionCook ultra carefully. Unattended cooking — especially frying — is the number one cause of house [...]

11/1/2018 8:33:59 AM

Before we look at how to save electricity, let’s talk about why. Most electric power comes from burning non-renewable fossil fuels, which give off greenhouse gases that pollute our planet. So scaling down electricity consumption reduces your carbon footprint. Another, more tangible benefit is that using less electricity lowers your utility bill.It helps, though, to figure out how to save electricity without driving yourself (and your household) crazy, or freezing in the [...]

10/25/2018 8:40:05 AM

The smallest room in your home tends to be THE most expensive to renovate. That’s because a typical bathroom remodel is heavy on costs for both labor and materials. Want to save money? Do most of the work yourself and carefully consider what to keep and what to get rid of. [...]

10/18/2018 7:59:46 AM

According to the Insulation Institute, fully 90 percent of today’s American homes are underinsulated. That’s really too bad, because insulating your house is one of the greenest moves you can make. Effective insulation keeps in heated or cooled air [...]

10/11/2018 8:49:01 AM