Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Elections 2020

California’s presidential primary is wide open — but not because Kamala Harris dropped out

The winner of the Democratic presidential primary in California will likely be decided in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina.

Business

Facebook, Google drop out of top 10 ‘best places to work’...

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Big tech companies like Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google, long seen as some of the world’s most desirable workplaces offering countless perks and employee benefits, are losing some of their shine.

World

Turkey could slam door on US to Incirlik Air Base if Ankara sanctioned over S-400s

Turkey is ready to consider the possibility of closing its Incirlik Air Base to American servicemen if Washington imposes sanctions over Ankara’s purchase of Russia’s S-400 air defense systems.

Nation

Sports

Is Michael Deiter’s demotion a Dolphins teaching tool or sign of trouble?

Does the rookie offensive guard, who had started every game he’s played in since his high school days until Sunday, need a slice of humble pie?

Agent Scott Boras on Orioles’ Chris Davis: ‘I’m always concerned when a player’s not performing’

Baseball super-agent Scott Boras made an extended metaphor about major league teams as different species of birds Tuesday at the winter meetings, but his comments on one bird in particular — Orioles first baseman Chris Davis — were straightforward.

Phillies need to reel in Anthony Rendon, another client of agent Scott Boras

With third baseman Anthony Rendon and starting pitchers Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg, Boras has the three most high-profile players on the market.

Is trade door about to swing open for Heat, NBA?

By Ira Winderman Sun Sentinel (TNS) MIAMI — The myth of the NBA is that Dec. 15 is the formal start of the trading period. The...
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Travel

Royal Caribbean sending new Quantum Ultra ship Odyssey of the Seas...

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Florida finally gets to be home to one of Royal Caribbean’s Quantum-class ships. In fact, it will be getting the newest one when Odyssey of the Seas heads to Fort Lauderdale.

Food

How to make panforte, Italy’s medieval-era fruitcake with a peppery kick

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Christmas in Tuscany would not be complete without a slice of panforte — the peppery, dried fruit and nut-based spice cake born in the central Tuscan hill town of Siena in the Middle Ages — served with a glass of vin santo, a sweet Italian dessert wine.

Health

‘Food pharmacies’ in clinics: When the diagnosis is chronic hunger

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There’s a new question that anti-hunger advocates want doctors and nurses to ask patients: Do you have enough food?

Entertainment

Harvey Weinstein shuffles into NYC court using a walker, but judge still ups his bail to $2 million

Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s bail was doubled Wednesday from $1 million to $2 million amid allegations that the accused serial sex offender tampered with his electronic ankle monitor so he could disappear for hours at a time.

Harvey Weinstein shuffles into NYC court using a walker, but judge...

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Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s bail was doubled Wednesday from $1 million to $2 million amid allegations that the accused serial sex offender tampered with his electronic ankle monitor so he could disappear for hours at a time.

Auto Trends

Under the Hood: Trouble with lock system

I have a 2013 Ram 1500 with power locks, and a lot of other options.

Tesla on auto-pilot collides with Connecticut state police cruiser

Police said the operator of the Tesla stated that he had his vehicle on auto-pilot and explained that he was checking on his dog, which was in the back seat prior to hitting the vehicles.

The least popular car in America is practical and affordable. So why isn’t it selling?

The company is introducing a new version of its 500X crossover. Dubbed the 500X Sport, it boasts a front and rear facelift and revised interior trim. But is it enough to stop the brand’s sales slide?

Motormouth: Make sure your tires are properly inflated in the winter

By Bob Weber Chicago Tribune (TNS) Q: I have had several Hondas, and the same situation has existed with each. When the weather changes from...