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Take Two: Schumer, Pelosi Accept Trump's Invitation to Talk Budget Take Two: Schumer, Pelosi Accept Trump's Invitation to Talk Budget
- December 06, 2017

Democrats would likely oppose that approach because it doesn't address DACA. Pelosi has echoed the sentiment, and said last week "we want to keep government open". Given the divisions inside the House GOP conference on spending bill votes, Democrats traditionally back stopgap bills to avoid any threat of a shutdown. (more...)
Tributes to police officer killed in Wargrave collision Tributes to police officer killed in Wargrave collision
- December 06, 2017

The elderly passenger in the auto was also killed while the driver of the vehicle was rushed to hospital, although her injures were not thought to be life-threatening. Jo Gill said: "Goodnight Dixie, you really were one of the funniest and best blokes I worked with". On Twitter, Ryan Sheehan said: "Growing up I was a big fan of PC James "Dixie" Dixon and his @tvprp colleagues as they featured in #RoadWars. (more...)
Police Foil Islamic Terror Plot To Kill British PM Theresa May Police Foil Islamic Terror Plot To Kill British PM Theresa May
- December 06, 2017

Sky News added that this was something which has been pursued over several weeks at least by Scotland Yard, MI5 and West Midlands Police. He is accused of preparing acts of terrorism. The same report found that the ringleader of the June London Bridge attack was actively under investigation at the time. Stringent protective measures were first put in place in the 1970s, and were tightened during the 1980s when Irish republicans launched attacks on the British mainland. (more...)
Another woman says Franken tried to forcibly kiss her in 2006 Another woman says Franken tried to forcibly kiss her in 2006
- December 06, 2017

She said she was gathering her belongings to follow the future Senator out of the room when she turned around and found herself face-to-face with him. A total of six women have now accused Franken of unwanted touching. Lindsay Menz of Frisco, Texas also told CNN Franken grabbed her buttocks while they were taking a photo together at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010. (more...)
Rep. Al Green to Force Trump Impeachment Vote on Wednesday Rep. Al Green to Force Trump Impeachment Vote on Wednesday
- December 06, 2017

Green's resolution is mostly symbolic in the Republican-controlled Congress and even fellow Democrats have backed away from similar efforts. The resolution accuses Trump of "high misdemeanor", worthy of removal from office. Both remained in office after the Senate voted to impeach failed. The articles of impeachment he brought against Trump in October accused the president of "fueling an alt-right hate machine" that's "causing immediate injury to American society". (more...)
TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly sunny, high near 38 TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly sunny, high near 38
- December 06, 2017

For Wednesday , expect mostly sunny skies, with a high near 44 and with wind gusts as high as 23 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. South wind 10 to 15 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 20 miles per hour. Temperatures in Raleigh from Wednesday evening into Thursday will be highs in the 40s and lows in the 30s. (more...)
Vladimir Putin to seek re-election for 2018 Russian presidency Vladimir Putin to seek re-election for 2018 Russian presidency
- December 06, 2017

After the term end in 2008, Vladimir Putin did not have the right to qualify again for a top state post, since the Russian Constitution forbids one person to serve as a president for more than two consecutive terms. The dud announcement came a day after veteran Kremlin reporter, Andrei Kolesnikov, a favorite journalist of Putin, dropped a strong hint on social media that the president would take the plunge and officially declare his intention to seek re-election. (more...)
Nigeria seals deal with Switzerland to return $321m Abacha loot Nigeria seals deal with Switzerland to return $321m Abacha loot
- December 06, 2017

The report said that Transparency International, a corruption watchdog, stated that Abacha stole up to $5 billion of public money during the five years he was the Head of State from 1993 until his death in 1998. "It is the first time we are having this sort of trilateral agreement and we feel confident that it will work, plus we signed it in the spirit of trust that the money will be put to good use", he said. (more...)
Atlanta mayor's race too close to call Atlanta mayor's race too close to call
- December 06, 2017

As of 10 a.m. Yesterday, we reported that the mayoral election in Atlanta, Georgia was going to be nothing short of a showdown. Keisha Lance Bottoms also went in depth with CBS46's Adam Harding, who spoke with her during a Facebook Live video recorded in our newsroom. (more...)
Tremors of magnitude 5.0 felt in New Delhi; epicentre in Uttarakhand Tremors of magnitude 5.0 felt in New Delhi; epicentre in Uttarakhand
- December 06, 2017

According to European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, the tremors were also felt in different parts of the country. No reports of casualty or damage to property were available at the time of this update. Severe tremors of natural disaster were felt in all the districts of Uttarakhand including Chamoli, Uttarkashi, New Tehri, Dehradun and Haridwar. Earlier today, a 3.5 magnitude quake hit Rajkot, Rapar districts of Gujarat. (more...)
Harvey Weinstein used agents and journalists to carry out his abuse Harvey Weinstein used agents and journalists to carry out his abuse
- December 06, 2017

The " Girls " alum told the New York Times that she told Kristina Schake , the campaign's deputy communications director, that Weinstein was a "rapist" at least a year before recent accusations arose against the producer. The Clintons' relationship with Weinstein goes back decades, and they had been working on a documentary until Weinstein's scandal broke, the Times said . (more...)
PM Modi most 'most tweeted about world leader' after Donald Trump PM Modi most 'most tweeted about world leader' after Donald Trump
- December 06, 2017

Ahead of the rally, Narendra Modi tweeted that he would be addressing rallies in Dhandhuka, Dhaod, and Netrang in Gujarat. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 6 accused the Congress of linking the Ram temple issue with the Lok Sabha elections and attacked its leader Kapil Sibal's arguments in the Supreme Court for deferring hearing the matter till after the 2019 polls. (more...)
Opinion Polls Say BJP Will Win in Gujarat But Not Handsomely Opinion Polls Say BJP Will Win in Gujarat But Not Handsomely
- December 06, 2017

An opinion poll has the Congress tied with the BJP in vote percentage in Gujarat while trailing slightly in projected seats tally. While this discontent may lead to a stiffer challenge for the BJP, it may not be enough to bring an end to BJP's long rule in Gujarat, an analysis of the past election trends and the pre-poll survey findings suggest. (more...)
Mueller subpoenas Deutsche Bank over loans to Trump Mueller subpoenas Deutsche Bank over loans to Trump
- December 06, 2017

Russian Federation has denied U.S. intelligence agencies' conclusion that it meddled in the election and Mr Trump has said there was no collusion with Moscow. The bank, which Trump reportedly owed $300 million for his real estate business dealings, had previously rejected calls for more information about how it worked with the entrepreneur-turned-executive. (more...)
'Hamilton' star Lin-Manuel Miranda to be dad for second time 'Hamilton' star Lin-Manuel Miranda to be dad for second time
- December 06, 2017

In 2010, the couple tied the knot in an intimate wedding in upstate NY and welcomed their first child, Sebastian Miranda in 2014. Instead of making a formal announcement, the couple made a decision to let Vanessa's baby bump speak the news itself. (more...)
Recount looms in too-close-to-call Atlanta mayor's race Recount looms in too-close-to-call Atlanta mayor's race
- December 06, 2017

Voters in Tuesday's runoff for Atlanta mayor are deciding between Mary Norwood and Keisha Lance Bottoms. Bottoms spoke early Wednesday at an Atlanta hotel, saying near the end of her speech that "I am just in awe of what God is able to do". (more...)
US Special Counsel Mueller's office has spent $3.2m since May US Special Counsel Mueller's office has spent $3.2m since May
- December 06, 2017

Justice Department agencies also spent $3.5 million to support the investigation. The combined $6.7 million spent by Mueller's office and other offices supporting his investigation only covers the special counsel's investigation, not the various congressional investigations of Russia's meddling in the election. (more...)
Destroy terror 'safe havens' or else USA will: Central Intelligence Agency tells Pakistan Destroy terror 'safe havens' or else USA will: Central Intelligence Agency tells Pakistan
- December 06, 2017

Citing the U.S. war in Afghanistan has taken a big toll on Pakistan, Asif said stability in the region is key to prosperity. Appearing on the same panel, former Central Intelligence Agency director and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said that Pakistan has always been a problem. (more...)
Gus Malzahn says he won't be leaving Auburn anytime soon Gus Malzahn says he won't be leaving Auburn anytime soon
- December 06, 2017

Malzahn had been the top target at Arkansas , which let go of former coach Bret Bielema the day after Thanksgiving. When asked if Arkansas should not try and court Malzahn away from Auburn , he put an end to the questioning. Assuming Clemson, who is the No. 1 ranked team in the country, gets the No. 1 spot in the College Football Playoff rankings, Georgia likely will head to the Rose Bowl and take on Oklahoma in one of the College Football Playoff semifinals. (more...)
Confirmed: Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma are not getting married Confirmed: Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma are not getting married
- December 06, 2017

The tentative dates according to the channel are 9 to 11 December 2017. As media reports suggest, the duo will likely Wednesday between December 9 to 12 in Milan, Italy. The couple was recently seen together dancing at Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge's wedding last week. Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma have been dating each other since 2013 after they met during the shoot of a television commercial. (more...)
The GOP isn't getting a political payoff from its tax plan The GOP isn't getting a political payoff from its tax plan
- December 06, 2017

The telephone survey of 1,508 voters was conducted by Quinnipiac University from November 29 to December 4 as the Senate pushed through its tax-cut bill, setting up conference committee negotiations on a final version with the House. In August, Americans split evenly over which party handles tax issues better. Now, Dems have an eight-point advantage. Most significant is Trump's historic weakness. (more...)
Libya Slave Trade: Another 257 Nigerians return Libya Slave Trade: Another 257 Nigerians return
- December 06, 2017

Mahamat's remarks were made at a summit of European and African leaders last week following footage showing African refugees being sold as farmhands for as little as $400 (about R5400) in Libya's capital Tripoli as global outrage mounted. Morocco, France, and Germany will provide the air carriers, according to Gambian senior foreign affairs official Ebrima Jobe. Last Thusrday, a communique issued at the end of the Abidjan Summit in Cote d'Ivoire, indicated the reaffirmed commitment of ... (more...)
Yemen humanitarian situation likely to worsen with Saleh death: Jim Mattis Yemen humanitarian situation likely to worsen with Saleh death: Jim Mattis
- December 06, 2017

Yemeni President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi, who fled to Riyadh in an armed uprising, the Houthis had called on Yemen citizens to resist the paramilitary rebel group "Ansar Allah". Saleh loyalists accused the Houthi fighters of raiding their bases across Sana'a and beyond, an allegation that the Houthi leader has strongly denied. (more...)
Travel ban impacts refugee program in the Valley Travel ban impacts refugee program in the Valley
- December 06, 2017

Six of the countries have majority Muslim populations. The courts were borrowing language the Supreme Court itself came up with last summer to allow partial enforcement of an earlier version of the ban. "People are talking about the travel ban, but it's really more than that, because it's a whole process being slowed down, right?" They said USA officials had ample authority to deny entry to foreigners who posed a security risk. (more...)
Vigil held for Waterbury teen fatally killed by 27-year-old man Vigil held for Waterbury teen fatally killed by 27-year-old man
- December 06, 2017

Evalyce Santiago , 16, was killed in a shooting and auto crash Monday night. Santiago had been shot twice in the head and once in the hand. Authorities pronounced Santiago dead at the scene. Police say Pittman shot Santiago in the Nissan sedan before the crash. Of intrigue, police said 'Pittman was known to them '. A GoFundMe page has been created for Santiago. (more...)

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