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House Passes Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill House Passes Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill
- December 07, 2017

Republicans say it will let gun owners travel freely between states without worrying about conflicting state laws or civil suits. Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) voted in favor of the resolution, which passed the GOP-led House 231-198 along party lines on Wednesday. (more...)
Gujarat Election: Congress releases lucrative people's manifesto Gujarat Election: Congress releases lucrative people's manifesto
- December 07, 2017

The party promised to pay unemployment allowance up to Rs 4000 for every unemployed youth, and said that it would also request the GST council to exempt small traders with an annual turnover up to Rs 1.50 crore. Petrol and diesel prices in the state to be rolled back by Rs 10 per litre. The party will earmark development packages for areas dominated by OBCs and also establish "Vishwakarma Foundation" for providing 100 per cent finance for self-employment of artisans and OBC youths. (more...)
First lady Melania Trump visits Harvey responders, dines at Whataburger First lady Melania Trump visits Harvey responders, dines at Whataburger
- December 07, 2017

Mrs. Trump and Mrs. Pence will first go to Corpus Christi to meet with first responders who are a part of the Hurricane Harvey recovery effort. You might also be interested in. They plan to tour the site of the family's old home and will also see the family's manufactured housing unit provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). (more...)
Possible Net Neutrality repeal 'worries' Mercer School of Law Professor, students Possible Net Neutrality repeal 'worries' Mercer School of Law Professor, students
- December 07, 2017

The main argument presented for dismantling net neutrality is internet freedom. That is also the day that the Federal Communications Bar Association will host a roast of Pai, which will likely see protests as well, if past is prologue-Former FCC chairman Tom Wheeler took some heat at a chairman's dinner before he made a decision to propose Title II-based rules. (more...)
Airlines Ban Smart Bags That Lack Removable Batteries Airlines Ban Smart Bags That Lack Removable Batteries
- December 07, 2017

American, Delta and Alaska airlines have all announced that as of January 15, travelers may no longer check smart bags unless their batteries can be removed. If it's not possible to remove the battery from the bag, the bag won't be allowed on the plane. But they are powered by lithium ion batteries, which have been known to burst into flames on flights. (more...)
22-year-old found dead with bullet injury inside vehicle
- December 07, 2017

It has also come to our notice that he regularly visited his female friend's house. Nawab discovered Khan's body, upright on the driver's seat in the unlocked auto with a bullet wound on his temple. "Had we reached on time, we could have prevented his death", said Riyazuddin. The deceased was in love with a woman who studied in a college in Rohtak. (more...)
Stoltenberg Expresses NATO Support For Georgia, Urges Russian Troop Pullout Stoltenberg Expresses NATO Support For Georgia, Urges Russian Troop Pullout
- December 07, 2017

USA envoy to NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison said that "there has been no change whatsoever" in planning for two days of talks between Tillerson and his NATO counterparts starting Tuesday. "Our Joint Training and Evaluation Center in Georgia is up and running, and the NATO-funded Defense Institution Building School in Georgia has already trained around a thousand soldiers in subjects as diverse as the rule of law in armed conflict, hybrid warfare, and cybersecurity", he added. (more...)
Rye Fire in Santa Clarita burns 5000 acres, only 5 percent contained Rye Fire in Santa Clarita burns 5000 acres, only 5 percent contained
- December 07, 2017

All evacuations were lifted in the Santa Clarita Valley by 6:20 p.m. Tuesday evening. The 5 Freeway was closed in both directions near SR 126, and Rye Canyon Loop was also closed, along with SR 126 from Copperhill Drive to the 5 Freeway. West Creek Academy is closed for the remainder of the day and Trinity Classical Academy in Valencia is now evacuating students. Valencia High School and Santa Clarita Activities Center are being used at as evacuation center. (more...)
Dallas Sheriff Lupe Valdez to run for governor; announcement today in Austin Dallas Sheriff Lupe Valdez to run for governor; announcement today in Austin
- December 07, 2017

Meanwhile, candidates for Valdez's soon-to-be-vacant sheriff's job are lining up. "I believe good government can make people's lives better, and I intend to do just that", said Valdez in a statement Wednesday morning. State Democrats are surely hoping that the country's only openly gay, Hispanic, woman sheriff will at least draw a strong contrast with Abbott. Valdez was among about 40 female sheriffs in the USA, a number that amounts to only about 1 percent of the total sheriff population, ... (more...)
Chris Matthews: 'Crazy' Evangelicals Don't Understand Situation in Israel Chris Matthews: 'Crazy' Evangelicals Don't Understand Situation in Israel
- December 07, 2017

Around 77 percent of surveyed Evangelicals 65 years and older said they support the existence, security, and prosperity of Israel. "For the most part, younger evangelicals are indifferent about Israel", said Scott McConnell, executive director of LifeWay Research, in a statement. (more...)
Blue Angels not coming to Hampton Roads in 2019, schedule says Blue Angels not coming to Hampton Roads in 2019, schedule says
- December 06, 2017

Nov. 3, 2012) U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, diamond formation flies the Diamond 360 maneuver at the Pensacola Home Show at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla., Nov. The Blue Angels is the U.S. Navy's flight demonstration squadron with aviators from the Navy and Marines. WOMB will mark JLC Airshows' third time hosting the Blue Angels inside of 13 months. (more...)
Army unveils spectacular uniforms for Army-Navy game Army unveils spectacular uniforms for Army-Navy game
- December 06, 2017

We honor the past by re-telling the story of the "Climb to Glory". "As a team, we take pride in remembering and honoring those that have come before us", he said. To stay in formation a dark stripe was placed on the back of their uniforms known as the "Follow Me" stripe. It also features some of the best custom uniforms, full stop, and the get-ups for this year's game (Saturday, Dec. (more...)
Videos Of Wildfires Reaching Sepulveda Pass Threatening Getty Center Videos Of Wildfires Reaching Sepulveda Pass Threatening Getty Center
- December 06, 2017

No fatalities were reported but three firefighters were injured Tuesday in their battle against the Creek Fire , which was zero percent contained Tuesday night. A fire east of the 405 freeway near the Getty Center has closed the 405 freeway in both directions north of the 10 freeway, says the LA Times . The area from Sayre Street to the 5 and 14 freeways split was under voluntary evacuation, according to L.A. (more...)
Python hunter catches 17-foot snake, sets Florida record Python hunter catches 17-foot snake, sets Florida record
- December 06, 2017

He said: "That snake could pretty much kill any full-grown man". The South Florida Water Management District said Monday python hunter Jason Leon broke the agency's old record with his kill of a Burmese python in southern Miami-Dade County at around 2:45 a.m. (more...)
Sign-Language Interpreter at Serial Killer Press Conference Was Imposter, Police Say Sign-Language Interpreter at Serial Killer Press Conference Was Imposter, Police Say
- December 06, 2017

Settambrino, who teaches sign language at the University of South Florida , compared the woman's signing to "gibberish more than anything", according to ABC Action News . "I allowed her to do it". In September, as Hurricane Irma approached Florida and officials announced a mandatory evacuation, an interpreter in nearby Manatee County began signing words like "pizza", "monster" and "bear", along with other gibberish. (more...)
Trump eyes private spy network to fight 'deep state' Trump eyes private spy network to fight 'deep state'
- December 06, 2017

Further, The Intercept reported that some involved with the proposal have even reached out to major Trump donors to seek financing for the private operations. National Security Council spokesman Michael Anton told CNN there is no evidence that this was proposal was ever made to his agency or the White House. (more...)
Donald Trump Jr scheduled for Capitol Hill interview Wednesday Donald Trump Jr scheduled for Capitol Hill interview Wednesday
- December 06, 2017

The interview with President Donald Trump's eldest son comes as both the House and Senate intelligence panels are investigating a meeting that Trump Jr. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), who was a leading Trump backer, according to a recent New York Times report. "No subpoena has been issued or received", the lawyer, Jay Sekulow, said in a statement. (more...)
Lubaina Himid wins Turner art prize Lubaina Himid wins Turner art prize
- December 06, 2017

The professor of contemporary art is the first victor of the prestigious award to be aged over 50. Since the 1980s, Himid has focused on a range of subjects related to race, from matters of the African diaspora to the visibility of black artists in museums. (more...)
Biggest Starbucks Roastery shop landed in China Biggest Starbucks Roastery shop landed in China
- December 06, 2017

There's a two-story, four-ton copper cask where freshly-roasted coffee beans are stored and more than 1,000 traditional Chinese "chops" or stamps which tell the story of Starbucks . As of now, China is the company's second-largest market in the world with 3,000 stores. Sounding more and more like a coffee-themed amusement park, customers can also use their phones to enhance their experience once they've gotten their caffeine fix - "All along the way, customers can point their mobile devices ... (more...)
SC fires offensive coordinator Roper SC fires offensive coordinator Roper
- December 06, 2017

SC averaged 24.1 points per game (12th SEC) and 340.2 yards per game (12th SEC) this season. Rice is expected to hire Stanford offensive coordinator Mike Bloomgren, according to ESPN . MI was listed as a 7.5-point favorite over SC as of Wednesday afternoon. The Gamecocks (8-4) rank 108th nationally in total offense, averaging just 340.2 yards per game. (more...)
'Santa Claus may be real, ancient bones reveal'
- December 06, 2017

As many as 500 of St Nicholas's bone fragments are believed to be held in Venice. The test has found that the relic does date from the time of St Nicholas, who is believed to have died about 343AD. The proof of the bone's age, however, is enough to merit revisiting other alleged fragments of St. Nicholas's remains to use DNA testing to see whether they belong to the same individual, according to Dr. (more...)
Whistleblower To Dems: Flynn Promised Biz Associate He'd Gut Russia Sanctions Whistleblower To Dems: Flynn Promised Biz Associate He'd Gut Russia Sanctions
- December 06, 2017

The whistleblower told congressional investigators that Copson boasted that Flynn was "making sure that sanctions would be "ripped up" as one of his first orders of business and that this would allow money to start flowing into the project", an apparent reference to financial sanctions imposed on Russian Federation by the Obama administration, Cummings's letter states. (more...)
McFarland Contradicted Herself on Russia Contacts, Congressional Testimony Shows McFarland Contradicted Herself on Russia Contacts, Congressional Testimony Shows
- December 06, 2017

If senators on the Foreign Relations Committee find that Ms McFarland was evasive in her testimony, it could complicate her nomination to become ambassador to Singapore. The newspaper was unable to reach McFarland for requests to comment. Hours after Flynn's team filed the statement, the Associated Press began reporting that Jared Kushner - who has played a crucial role in not only the campaign, but also the administration as the President's senior advisor - was the "very senior member" of the ... (more...)
Jay-Z & Beyonce Deja Vu Jay-Z & Beyonce Deja Vu
- December 06, 2017

Mr. and Mrs. Carter hit up Angelika Film Center & Cafe Monday night as they celebrated Jay's 48th - and on their way out rode an elevator to the ground floor. Rumors of infidelity rapper went years, adultery, Beyonce dedicated an entire album ( Lemonade ), but until recently, Jay Z has not commented on this theme (songs don't count). (more...)
Pope urges respect for Jerusalem 'status quo' Pope urges respect for Jerusalem 'status quo'
- December 06, 2017

The pope said, "I can not remain silent about my deep concern for the situation that has developed in recent days and, at the same time, I wish to make a heartfelt appeal to ensure that everyone is committed to respecting the status quo of the city, in accordance with the relevant resolutions of the United Nations". (more...)

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