Metallic Monolith In Utah Vanishes Just As Mysteriously As It Appeared

Discovering the origins of the monolith in 2001: A Space Odyssey requires only a keen cinematic eye or a time spent with Arthur C. Clarke’s novel. But the mystery surrounding its apparent real-life counterpart just got stranger.

A metallic monolith of unknown origin, discovered more than a week ago, has vanished from the Utah desert as mysteriously as it appeared, according to the Bureau of Land Management’s Utah division.

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David Prowse, the original Darth Vader, dies aged 85

British actor David Prowse, who played Darth Vader in the original “Star Wars” trilogy, has died aged 85, his management company announced Sunday.

Prowse died after a short illness, according to his agent Thomas Bowington. CNN reported in 2018 that Prowse was being treated for prostate cancer.
“It’s with great regret and heart-wrenching sadness for us and million of fans around the world, to announce that our client DAVE PROWSE M.B.E. has passed away at the age of 85,”

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What to Make of Ulta Beauty Stock After the Target Link Up

Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) is the largest beauty retail chain in the United States. The company sells cosmetics, fragrances, skin care products, hair care products and salon services across its 1,196 stores in all 50 states. Ulta Beauty was one of the first major brick-and-mortar businesses to close its store locations as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and, consequently, took some incredible losses earlier this year. Fast forward to November and the company continues to look toward a full recovery with the announcement of a new partnership with Target (TGT).

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Ends soon! Everything—and we mean everything—is 50 percent off at Old Navy!

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Black Friday has arrived early at Old Navy, and the sale situation is serious. It’s not a few things here and there, not a tightly curated list of ‘select items.’ Oh no, Old Navy has gone and put the whole store on sale.

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The Battle of the Dollar Stores: How Dollar Tree, Dollar General and Five Below Are Faring This Holiday Season

In this unprecedented holiday season, for consumers, it’s all about the Almighty Dollar — literally.

As the United States, and countries around the world, wade through the persistent coronavirus pandemic, consumers are grappling with the immediate health impact as well as broader financial implications related to job loss and macroeconomic shifts.

The result, experts say, is a more financially prudent shopper during retail’s critical season — a trend that could hurt some firms but is creating a boon to business for dollar stores.A report this week from market research firm Placer.ai indicates that Dollar General and Five Below,

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Dallas Cowboys, Kane Brown Dedicate Thanksgiving Halftime to Help Rescue Christmas

The Salvation Army’s 130th annual Red Kettle Campaign launched the season of giving on Thanksgiving Day and is urging everyone to help rescue Christmas for over 100 million Americans who are already or just a mere financial event away from living in poverty.

This holiday fundraising campaign kicked into high gear at AT&T Stadium Thursday afternoon with a special nationally televised halftime performance during the Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving Day game against the Washington Football Team.

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Molly Yeh’s Pumpkin Pie Recipe Ups the Ante on the Traditional Dessert

When I think of the holidays, one essential dessert pops into my mind: pumpkin pie. In general, pumpkin itself is such an iconic fall food. You want a warm drink on a chilly day? Grab a pumpkin spice latte. You want a delicious, rich, flavorful dessert to top off your Thanksgiving meal? Well, in that case, you can’t go wrong with pumpkin pie. Molly Yeh’s pumpkin pie recipe is so good because it highlights the natural flavors of each ingredient.

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Argentine Soccer Legend Diego Maradona Dies At 60

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Diego Armando Maradona, who rose from the slums of Buenos Aires to lead Argentina’s national team to victory in the 1986 World Cup, lost his way through substance abuse and then pursued a second career as a coach, died Wednesday at the age of 60, according to media reports.

He reportedly suffered a heart attack at his home in a suburb of Buenos Aires.

Argentina’s 3-2 victory over West Germany in 1986 made Maradona a national hero.

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Hal Ketchum, Opry member and ‘Small Town Saturday Night’ singer, dies at 67

Hal Ketchum, a 1990s country hitmaker and member of Nashville’s famed Grand Ole Opry, died this week at age 67.

Ketchum died from dementia complications, according to a post on his verified Facebook page Tuesday morning. Ketchum’s wife previously detailed his diagnosis in an April 2019 social media post.

“With great sadness and grief we announce that Hal passed away peacefully last night at home due to complications of dementia,” a Facebook post signed by his wife Andrea said Tuesday.

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Barcelona win as Sergino Dest scores historic U.S. goal, Konrad debuts

Sergino Dest became the first U.S. international to score for Barcelona in their 4-0 Champions League win over Dynamo Kiev on Tuesday.

Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman fielded a team without talisman Lionel Messi and midfielder Frenkie de Jong, with both players staying behind in Spain to rest because of a club and country fixture pileup in recent weeks.

The Catalans seemed to miss Messi in the final third, as they dominated possession throughout a scoreless first half but never created any legitimate scoring chances.

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