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Nov. 14, 2018 11:26 PM ET
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Many reports of frozen doors and windows caused Electrek to film the experience of trying to open a Tesla Model 3 when it’s cold
If you can’t open the door to get into the car, that’s a problem -- whether at just a few degrees below the freezing point, or 30 degrees below.
In my mind, pictures of Stalingrad quickly appeared.
These reports of Winter problems for the Model 3, look like one big advertisement for…

At an event in Miami, Ford shows what it's self-driving vehicles can do -- and how the company might make money at it

PUYALLUP -- Kimberly Dodd says she was lying in bed at 5 a.m. on November 7th when she heard a small but loud SUV in her neighborhood on 108th Ave East.
"My mother heard it too. She got up and looked out the window at the neighbor's house and saw a huge fire," said Dodd.
She jumped out of bed, threw some clothes on, called 911 and raced over with a fire extinguisher.

KENT, Wash. - A woman died after being hit by an SUV as she was pushing a stroller through a crosswalk in Kent on Wednesday afternoon, police said.
The woman was walking northbound with her children in a stroller at the intersection of E. Smith St. and State Ave. N. around 2 p.m. when she was hit by the mid-size SUV.

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities searching through the blackened aftermath of California's deadliest wildfire have released the names of about 100 people who are missing, including many in their 80s and 90s, and dozens more could still be unaccounted for. As the names were made public, additional crews joined the search, and the statewide death toll climbed Wednesday to at least 51, with 48 dead in Northern California and three fatalities in Southern California.

MONROE COUNTY, Mo. – The body of a missing St. Louis-area ballerina was found in the water at Mark Twain Lake State Park Wednesday morning.
Raffaella Maria Stroik, 23, lived in St. Louis but is originally from South Bend, Indiana. She performed with the St. Louis Ballet.
Divers found her body around 9:40 a.m. near the 107 boat ramp after a private plane pilot flying over the Missouri recreation area spotted what he believed to be a person in the water, investigators said.

The Court of Appeal for this district has rejected the contention by a lawyer that portions of his cross-complaint against Allstate Insurance and others was improperly stricken in response to an anti-SLAPP motion because the court erred in supposing that misuse of subpoenas to gather useless information was protected by the litigation privilege
The opinion, which was not certified for publication, was filed Friday. Authored by…

Aurora Flight Sciences, a pioneer in experimental flying vehicles that became a Boeing subsidiary last year, says its solar-powered, high-altitude, long-endurance Odysseus drone will take on its first…

AUSTIN, Texas (CBS Austin) - A Wisconsin company has given out Christmas bonuses this year in the form of handguns. WBAY reports that BenShot, a father-and-son business that makes bulletproof drinking glasses, gave their employees the handgun of their choice. Ben Wolfgram of BenShot told WBAY that handguns are the perfect gift for their close-knit team. "I want to make sure all (of our) employees are safe and happy – a handgun was the perfect gift. "

Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley host the show for the 11th straight year

VERNON, Conn. – A Connecticut hotel owner faces a slew of charges after he allegedly tried to pay for a young girl to be his sex slave, according to WTIC.
On Tuesday, police arrested 46-year-old Simon Hessler after he tried to "solicit in exchange for money, a 10-12 year old girl," police said. An investigation later revealed a "sex dungeon" located on the property of another business Hessler owns, police said.

This in-town, brand new construction home features over 2,000 square feet of elegant living space and an incredible rooftop deck with panoramic 360 degree views that are sensational! Located just…

The season finale of "AHS: Apocalypse" certainly did end the story of Michael Langdon, but it left plenty of plot threads dangling in the process

Photo: Adobe Stock You've just spent the last exhausting six hours preparing an elaborate feast for your entire extended family. Every platter you own is overflowing with delectable goodies to celebrate the holiday. At long last, you sit down to enjoy the fruits of your labor and you hear: "That looks gross." "The foods are…

The NFL on Wednesday flexed the Dec. 2 game against the San Francisco 49ers off of Sunday Night Football.

Sony is taking over 201 Mulberry Street NYC and turning it into an immersive tech & music pop-up space. Get ready for weekly live gigs from top Sony Music artists. If you can’t be there in person, catch the Lost in Music show every Friday on Sony's YouTube channel for a feast of music performances, celebrity interviews and the latest tech and music news.

A beer icon and a self-taught pit master team up for a solid new barbecue spot in sleepy Maple Leaf.

SEATTLE – On Wednesday, AAA released a study finding that parents are the biggest offenders in the state’s E-DUI law. “You’re going to get caught,” said Captain Monica Alexander with the Washington State Patrol, who partnered with AAA in announcing the findings. “But we are the least of your worries. The real worry is having that crash with your family in the car, or crashing into someone else’s family. ”

Scientists find out which rewards dogs will run faster for, and the results explain why you need to use good treats in dog training.

Nearly a week after the Camp Fire devastated an entire town, destroying 7,600 homes and at least 260 commercial properties, officials say dozens of people are still missing—possibly hundreds—and many among them are senior citizens.

NEW YORK (AP) - The total value of the incentive package New York is using to lure Amazon could top $2.8 billion
Amazon announced Tuesday that it would build new headquarters in New York City and Washington D.C.'s Virginia suburbs, each of which would host around 25,000 workers
The New York City headquarters, built on the East River waterfront in Queens, would vault Amazon into the…

BILLINGS, Montana (AP) - Creating fire buffers between housing and dry brush, burying spark-prone power lines and lighting more controlled burns to keep vegetation in check could give people a better chance of surviving wildfires, according to experts searching for ways to reduce growing death tolls from increasingly severe blazes in California and across the U.S. West
Western wildfires have grown ever more lethal, a grim…

An unusually large asteroid crater measuring 19 miles wide has been discovered under a continental ice sheet in Greenland. Roughly the size of Paris, it’s now among the 25 biggest asteroid craters on Earth.

All Port Angeles public schools will be closed on Thursday because of a strike. Paraeducators, also known as teachers aids, are walking of the job after negotiations with the school district failed to come up with an acceptable contract. According to the school district, teacher will not cross the picket lines forcing the shutdown of all classes.

After more than 100 years of ushering boats to and from Puget Sound and Lake Union, the Ballard [Hir

There's a firestorm brewing between the National Rifle Association (NRA) and some physicians – and it’s blowing up on Twitter. The social media war of words began when the NRA took aim at doctors over gun safety - starting last week with this NRA tweet: 'Someone should tell self-important doctors to stay in their lane. ' At issue, recent medical publications published by the American College of Physicians view gun safety as a public health issue.

Everyone who fled the Camp Fire has a story about when they knew things were going to be very, very bad on that fateful Thursday that the flames tore through the town of Paradise and the surrounding region.

These days, most of us turn to Facebook for news of the latest local events. When we scroll through the social media platform, we instantly know when a friend is attending anything from a concert to…

The reelect numbers for President Trump are low.
Just 36 percent of American adults, and 37 percent of registered voters, would return the 45th President to office in 2020. Fifty eight percent want a new face in the Oval Office.

Social media marketers are always looking to uncover the “next big thing”, and as we head into 2019 personalized social media engagement is becoming the latest must-have strategy for businesses o…