U.S. Senate committee backs Russia energy bills, delays vote on sanctions ‘from hell’

WASHINGTON — Underscoring U.S. lawmakers’ continuing unhappiness with Russia, a Senate committee on Wednesday advanced legislation seeking to hamper Russian energy pipelines and boosting NATO but delayed voting on a measure nicknamed the “sanctions bill from hell” that would punish Moscow for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost       

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Camo Santa — aka former BYU, Steelers DE Brett Keisel — delivers presents to kids at Pittsburgh hospital

Brett Keisel smiles while delivering a gift to a child at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. | Courtesy Dick’s Sporting Goods SALT LAKE CITY — Brett Keisel continues to deliver heartwarming moments five years after his football career came to a close. The former Pittsburgh Steeler and BYU defensive end […]

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Rents up 5.7% in Los Angeles and Orange counties, biggest hike in 14 years

The cost of renting in Los Angeles and Orange counties continued to rise at a 14-year high — increasing at a 5.7% annual rate in November vs. 5% a year earlier, according to a slice of the local Consumer Price Index. The last time this measurement by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed a […]

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Canadian And American Moms Face Equally Expensive Child Care

According to Why Is Child Care In Canada So Expensive? The Motherhood Penalty Is Real And Reflected In Women’s Pay, Report Finds Canadian Women Agree The Gender Pay Gap Is A Problem. Men, Not So Much. Teachers On Strike? Here’s What Parents Should Do First …read more Source:: The Huffington Post – Canada Business       

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Porsche Has Received 30,000 Pre-Orders For Taycan Electric Sports Car

Porsche Has Received 30,000 Pre-Orders For Taycan Electric Sports Car As Tesla’s market share of the electric vehicle space becomes more contested in early 2020, Reuters has reported that Porsche CEO Oliver Blume told Germany’s Handelsblatt newspaper that 30,000 customers in Europe have already placed down payments for its Taycan electric sportscar. Blume told the […]

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Ute Insiders: Why the Utes shouldn’t sleep on 7-5 Texas in the Alamo Bowl (podcast)

AP The Utah Utes, who entered the Pac-12 Championship Game against Oregon dreaming of the College Football Playoff or, at worst, the Rose Bowl, now find themselves on the outside looking in. Hello, San Antonio. So what went wrong against the Ducks? And how will the Utes respond when they face an unranked 7-5 Texas […]

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