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Republican Senator Says Comments About 'Booze or Women' Were Misunderstood Republican Senator Says Comments About 'Booze or Women' Were Misunderstood
- December 04, 2017

The House bill repeals the Estate Tax, while the Senate's version doubles the exemption for the tax for individuals. Chuck Grassley implied that people not now affected by that tax are "spending every darn penny. The estate tax is counter-productive to jobs and economic growth. The Tax Policy Center has estimated that only 80 small business and small farm estates nationwide will face any estate tax in 2017. (more...)
Dlamini-Zuma takes KZN, Ramaphosa surprises delegates Dlamini-Zuma takes KZN, Ramaphosa surprises delegates
- December 04, 2017

The province has nominated Cyril Ramaphosa as it preferred presidential candidate, while the youth league wants Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to be the next ANC president. And Nomvula Mokonyane has bagged the nomination for treasurer general. The ANC Youth League in Limpopo says it's not anxious by the outcome of the provincial general council. (more...)
Hadi calls on Yemenis to rise up against Houthis after Saleh's death
- December 04, 2017

Just days before, Saleh had offered to negotiate peace with Saudi Arabia in a deal that was too much for the Houthis, who said their forces had captured him as he tried to flee the capital Sana'a. Following the killing of Saleh, Yemeni President Mansour Hadi called upon the Yemenis to fight against the Houthi rebels responsible for the murder of the former president. (more...)
Mattis prods Pak on terror Mattis prods Pak on terror
- December 04, 2017

Mattis met with Abbasi and army chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa, as well as a number of senior Pakistani leaders and military officials and U.S. Ambassador David Hale. Following Mattis' visit, Pakistan's prime minister's office released a statement saying there are no safe heavens in Pakistan and that the nation was committed to eradicating terrorism once and for all. (more...)
At least one protester killed amid Honduras election unrest At least one protester killed amid Honduras election unrest
- December 04, 2017

Mr Nasralla said over the weekend that he had asked for the presidential vote to be repeated. Authorities on Sunday ordered the reopening of some 1,031 ballot boxes in which inaccuracies were detected, ignoring calls by Salvador Nasralla - the candidate for the leftist Alliance of Opposition Against Dictatorship and a well-known TV personality - that thousands more polling stations be included. (more...)
Tens of thousands protest Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu, corruption
- December 04, 2017

Last Monday, the Israeli parliament had passed , in a first vote, the bill that would bar police from recommending whether charges should be filed against public officials. However, if officially indicted on corruption charges, Netanyahu would not be legally required to abandon the prime ministry, although he might face pressure to resign or call new elections in order to restore his mandate. (more...)
Fla Dem Corrine Brown sentenced to PRISON after shock corruption conviction Fla Dem Corrine Brown sentenced to PRISON after shock corruption conviction
- December 04, 2017

Her lawyers also sought a softer sentence in light of her service to the community. A federal jury in May convicted Brown of 18 of the 22 charges against her, which included fraud, lying on her tax returns and on her congressional financial disclosures, the newspaper reported. (more...)
Trump Says He's Encouraging Orrin Hatch To Run For Another Senate Term Trump Says He's Encouraging Orrin Hatch To Run For Another Senate Term
- December 04, 2017

Orrin Hatch to run for an eighth term in 2018. While traveling in Utah, pool reporters asked if Trump was urging Hatch to run next year, as the Utah Republican considers retiring from the Senate. "He's a good man. Mitt's a good man", Trump said. Hatch has also stood by Trump through some of his most hard moments. As Senate Finance Committee chairman Hatch helped push Trump's tax cuts through the Senate last week. (more...)
Piers Morgan rips into Kezia Dugdale over her I'm A Celebrity appearance Piers Morgan rips into Kezia Dugdale over her I'm A Celebrity appearance
- December 04, 2017

The 52-year old presenter had earlier commented that Dugdale was eliminated because the public "didn't like" her. I'm A Celebrity . Get Me Out Of Here! continues on TV3. The Labour MSP was the second personto be voted out of the camp on Sunday. Iain Lee - who was a late comer with Kez - was devastated that his time in the jungle wasn't up yet. (more...)
Police handling of Tess Richey case to be investigated Police handling of Tess Richey case to be investigated
- December 04, 2017

William Ayers can't forget the screams after a mother found her daughter's body near a construction site in the Village in Toronto last Wednesday. While police did not initially suspect foul play, a post-mortem conducted on Friday shows that Richey's cause of death was a "neck compression", which changed the ruling to a homicide . (more...)
Supreme Court Lets Stand Texas Ruling That Could Undermine Marriage Equality Supreme Court Lets Stand Texas Ruling That Could Undermine Marriage Equality
- December 04, 2017

In another case involving the scope of protections provided by the Obergefell decision, the Supreme Court in June overturned a state court ruling that had allowed Arkansas to refuse to list both same-sex spouses on birth certificates. "Pidgeon and the Mayor, like many other litigants throughout the country, must now assist the courts in fully exploring Obergefell's reach and ramifications, and are entitled to the opportunity to do so", Justice Jeffrey Boyd wrote in the Texas Supreme ... (more...)
Fire: Homeless Man Saves 2 Children From Burning Apartment Fire: Homeless Man Saves 2 Children From Burning Apartment
- December 04, 2017

The fire was ruled an accident-officials say it started in a stovetop pan full of cooking grease-and they add that both kids are expected to be fine after being treated for minor smoke inhalation. Las Vegas Fire and Rescue received multiple 911 calls at 11:33 a.m. that an apartment was on fire and small children were trapped inside. Speaking to KSNV , Angulo stopped short of calling himself a hero - although the fire department insisted he is. (more...)
Massachusetts Senate president steps aside as husband faces probe Massachusetts Senate president steps aside as husband faces probe
- December 04, 2017

Rosenberg, an Amherst Democrat, said in a letter that was shared with members of his leadership team at morning meeting Monday he meant to take a "leave of absence as your president, effective immediately", for as long as the investigation lasts. (more...)
Body of missing 4-year-old girl with autism found in pond Body of missing 4-year-old girl with autism found in pond
- December 04, 2017

A USA marshal in a kayak looking for the girl in the retention pond at SW Halmark Street and SW Abacus Avenue saw what he thought as a body at about 11 p.m. Lucie Chief John A. Bolduc. Footage from the home's surveillance video reportedly showed her leaving, he said. There are no signs of foul play, but the investigation is ongoing. (more...)
On-fire Hazard not at his peak yet - Conte On-fire Hazard not at his peak yet - Conte
- December 04, 2017

Just months later, Eden Hazard has now paid tribute to the famous Czech Republic striker on a very special day. I hope that at the end of the season Thibaut and Eden will sign a contract. The World Cup is a showcase for talent and all the top European clubs will have scouts assessing the players and Conte will be on the lookout too. Chelsea have already booked their place in the knock out stages of the UEFA Champions League and the Blues will face Atletico Madrid in their final group ... (more...)
Time's 'Person of the Year' shortlist includes Trump, Mueller, Kaepernick Time's 'Person of the Year' shortlist includes Trump, Mueller, Kaepernick
- December 04, 2017

Jeff Bezos Founder and chief executive of Amazon.com, Bezos is the richest person in the world. One of the names noticeably missing from the list was former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, who had been among the finalists a year ago but ultimately lost out to President Trump. (more...)
California 18-year-old confesses to molesting dozens of children California 18-year-old confesses to molesting dozens of children
- December 04, 2017

The teen told authorities that he started assaulting children when he was 10. It was unclear why the children's parents might have allowed the boys to go with Boston. She then picked him up and drove him to a police station, where she turned him in. House later, Boston called his mother explaining what he had just done. (more...)
Powerful Santa Ana winds expected as red flag warning issued for SoCal Powerful Santa Ana winds expected as red flag warning issued for SoCal
- December 04, 2017

The windy weather could persist into Friday or Saturday, forecasters said. "We can get a lot of acreage out of a simple brush fire". But if winds knock down a power line and ignite flames, Dumas said, the fire "could spread rapidly because of the wind condition". (more...)
La Armada analizará La Armada analizará "cuatro contactos" en el fondo del mar
- December 04, 2017

Aún no esta confirmada la declaración nacional, lo que significará que la bandera nacional estará a media asta y se evitarán fiestas públicas y otro tipo de eventos, los padres, hermanos y esposas de los 44 ya salieron al cruce y se sintieron molestos con esta determinación, sin tener confirmado en su totalidad el deceso de los tripulantes. (more...)
2 militants, soldier killed, civilian hurt in Qazigund gunfight 2 militants, soldier killed, civilian hurt in Qazigund gunfight
- December 04, 2017

SSP Kulgam Shridhar Patil told GNS that a cordon gas been launched to trace out the militant who are likely hiding inside a building in the area. "When the militants were challenged, they fired at the security forces triggering a gunfight which continued for almost four hours, two militants have been killed, but so far, only one slain militant's body has been recovered who was a local", police said. (more...)
Yes, Vishal Is One Of The Contestant Of RK Nagar ByPoll! Yes, Vishal Is One Of The Contestant Of RK Nagar ByPoll!
- December 04, 2017

Vishal, the head of South Indian Film Artistes" Association and the Film Producers' Council, announced on Sunday that he will contest the RK Nagar bypoll as an Independent candidate and will work for "change'. E Madhusudanan from the AIADMK, N Marudu Ganesh from the DMK and AIADMK rebel leader TTV Dhinakaran among the others, are contesting the by-poll, which will be held on December 21. (more...)
Australian Politician Proposes To Partner Amid Same-Sex Marriage Debate In Parliament Australian Politician Proposes To Partner Amid Same-Sex Marriage Debate In Parliament
- December 04, 2017

Rob Mitchell, the deputy speaker, had the remarks committed to the official record, making it the first time a marriage proposal occurred in the chamber. Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott was one of the most high profile opponents of same-sex marriage. Full passage of the same-sex marriage bill, which has drawn widespread, cross-party support, would make history in Australia. (more...)
Winter Storm Warning For Northern Minnesota Winter Storm Warning For Northern Minnesota
- December 04, 2017

Snow is expected to begin falling over western and central Wyoming beginning today, followed by windy conditions that could make travel hard. Total snowfall amounts of 15 to 30 cm are likely. To the southeast, the Twin Ports and Interstate 35 corridor are expected to see 1 to 3 inches of snow. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. (more...)
Florida State, Southern Miss to face off in Walk-On's Independence Bowl Florida State, Southern Miss to face off in Walk-On's Independence Bowl
- December 04, 2017

Kickoff is 12:30 p.m.at Independence Stadium. The Golden Eagles make their third-straight bowl appearance, 13th in the last 16 years and 25th overall. Southern Miss is 8-4. He's scored 15 total touchdowns. The Seminoles, with former Clinton Arrows high school star, Cam Akers, raked up six wins and six loses on the season. (more...)
Qatar's ruler to attend Gulf meeting in Kuwait amid dispute
- December 04, 2017

Uncertainty continues to prevail on whether GCC countries will be attending the 38th GCC summit which is set to be held on Tuesday and Wednesday. However, according to an Al Arabiya Channel correspondant on Monday, the Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir arrived in Kuwait in the afternoon. (more...)

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