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Nalbandian, Lavrov talk Armenian-Russian issues, Karabakh peace process Nalbandian, Lavrov talk Armenian-Russian issues, Karabakh peace process
- December 09, 2017

There is direct dialogue over settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, which, unfortunately, does not produce any visible progress, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a press conference held on the sidelines of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Vienna on Friday, APA reported. (more...)
North Korea says war is unavoidable after USA military drills North Korea says war is unavoidable after USA military drills
- December 09, 2017

The official also reiterated North Korea's insistence that its nuclear weapons program is for self-defense, saying "we do not wish for a war but shall not hide from it". The twin developments underscore the delicate balance in pursuing a diplomatic resolution to the worst crisis to face the Korean Peninsula in decades, even as President Donald Trump's administration and the North trade threats of military action. (more...)
Manafort tried to pen positive op-ed on Ukraine work: special counsel Manafort tried to pen positive op-ed on Ukraine work: special counsel
- December 09, 2017

US Special Counsel Robert Mueller late yesterday unveiled a trove of evidence against President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort to convince a judge that he violated a gag order by ghost-writing an article to bolster his public image. (more...)
'Making A Murderer's Brendan Dassey To Remain In Prison After Court Ruling 'Making A Murderer's Brendan Dassey To Remain In Prison After Court Ruling
- December 09, 2017

Making a Murderer subject Brendan Dassey will remain behind bars after a federal appeals court in Chicago narrowly overturned a 2016 ruling that would have allowed Dassey to go free. "His confession was not voluntary and his conviction should not stand, and yet an impaired teenager has been sentenced to life in prison", she wrote. (more...)
Traders Buy Shares of Celgene (CELG) on Weakness
- December 09, 2017

It has underperformed by 80.54% the S&P500. Woodstock Corporation reported 2.51% stake. Plus, unusual option volume on CELG; the Chinese stock rallying for the second day in a row; and the catalyst behind today's sell-off in gun stocks. (more...)
Deputy National Security Adviser Dina Powell To Leave The White House Deputy National Security Adviser Dina Powell To Leave The White House
- December 09, 2017

She engaged in diplomacy throughout the Middle East with Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says in a statement that Powell had always planned to serve for a year before returning home to NY. (more...)
RK Nagar bypoll: Will announce next move soon, says Tamil actor Vishal RK Nagar bypoll: Will announce next move soon, says Tamil actor Vishal
- December 09, 2017

Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam said as far as RK Nagar constituency is concerned, Madhusudhanan knows every voter in the constituency and his victory is certain given the overwhelming support AIADMK cadre gathered for the meeting. When asked about a viral video that showed him making an announcement that Mr. Vishal's nomination had been accepted, Mr. Velusamy claimed that the actor and others present there put undue pressure on him. (more...)
FBI Warned Hope Hicks About Emails From Russian Operatives FBI Warned Hope Hicks About Emails From Russian Operatives
- December 09, 2017

Copies of the New York Times sit for sale in a rack July 23, 2008 in New York City. But former officials said in the report that the USA intelligence and law-enforcement community - out of concern that Hicks may have been part of a Russian operation - became unnerved about introductory emails that were sent from Russian government addresses shortly after Trump took office. (more...)
25 race horses killed by Southern California wildfire 25 race horses killed by Southern California wildfire
- December 09, 2017

The wind-driven fire burned dozens of mobile homes in a retirement community and killed race horses at San Luis Rey Downs. Southern California is one of the nation's largest horse-racing centers, thanks to an inviting climate where horses can be run year-round. (more...)
Peacekeepers killed in attack on United Nations base in DR Congo Peacekeepers killed in attack on United Nations base in DR Congo
- December 09, 2017

Congo , nearly the size of Western Europe and the world's largest source of cobalt, has for two decades struggled to defeat dozens of local and foreign militias in the east, which has deposits of tin, gold and coltan. The province of North Kivu remains one of the DRC's most unstable regions. "There must be no impunity for such assaults, here or anywhere else". He also informed that military reinforcements, including the Force Commander from MONUSCO , have arrived on the scene and medical ... (more...)
Ethics panel expands probe into GOP Rep. Farenthold of Texas Ethics panel expands probe into GOP Rep. Farenthold of Texas
- December 09, 2017

The Ethics Committee said it would investigate the claim and other allegations that Farenthold made "inappropriate statements to other members of his official staff". In interviews with CNN and Politico , she described the significant professional backlash she faced after filing a lawsuit against Farenthold. "I'm also pleased the Committee on Ethics recognizes, as per their statement, that I have cooperated fully with the committee's investigation and has acknowledged a decision has been ... (more...)
Putin to Saudi energy minister: buy our gas, save your oil - Ifx Putin to Saudi energy minister: buy our gas, save your oil - Ifx
- December 09, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin is escorted by Energy Minister Alexander Novak and co-owner of Russian gas producer Novatek Leonid Mikhelson, as he inspects a construction site of Yamal LNG, Russia's second liquefied natural gas plant, in the Arctic port of Sabetta, Yamalo-Nenets district, Russia December 8, 2017. (more...)
George Papadopoulos' fiancee: He's a patriot, not a Trump campaign coffee boy George Papadopoulos' fiancee: He's a patriot, not a Trump campaign coffee boy
- December 09, 2017

When news surfaced that Donald Trump's former campaign policy adviser, George Papadopoulos, is cooperating with the special counsel's investigation, the president tweeted that his former aide was nothing more than a "young, low level volunteer". (more...)
ICE agents arrest 22 in northern Kentucky roundup ICE agents arrest 22 in northern Kentucky roundup
- December 09, 2017

However, in May CBP began to see a month-over-month increase in apprehensions, particularly with minors. "We're still arresting almost 1,000 people a day coming across the border", he said. "There is no free pass here", Homan said. "They're using it as a pretext to throw people out of the country", Howard Greenberg, a New York City attorney who has represented people accused of being gang members told Newsweek . (more...)
Matt Lauer breaks silence on sexual misconduct claims after NBC firing Matt Lauer breaks silence on sexual misconduct claims after NBC firing
- December 08, 2017

Lauer's termination comes just one week after CBS News fired its morning show co-host Charlie Rose over sexual harassment claims, ending his five-year run on CBS This Morning and as a 60 Minutes correspondent. O'Donnell, who used to work at NBC News, said she was particularly distressed by the many talented women who've left journalism and other professions because of experiences of harassment and assault. (more...)
Rockets Launched at Israel; Gaza Militant Posts Struck Rockets Launched at Israel; Gaza Militant Posts Struck
- December 08, 2017

The military said two rockets were launched towards Israel, but fell short of their intended destination and landed inside Gaza. "In response to... projectiles fired at Israel throughout the day... "The IDF holds Hamas responsible for the hostile activity perpetrated against Israel from the Gaza Strip", an army statement said. The strikes on the Gaza Strip come after Palestinians spent Thursday protesting against the US government's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. (more...)
Nithari's 9th murder case: Court sentences Moninder Pandher, Surinder Koli to death Nithari's 9th murder case: Court sentences Moninder Pandher, Surinder Koli to death
- December 08, 2017

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Former Mesa Police Officer Cleared Of Murder Charge Former Mesa Police Officer Cleared Of Murder Charge
- December 08, 2017

Mark Geragos , an attorney for Daniel Shaver's family, called the incident "an execution, pure and simple". Disturbing footage of their encounter films Shaver sobbing and crawling towards the officer, audibly begging, "please don't kill me". (more...)
First phase of Gujarat polls tomorrow First phase of Gujarat polls tomorrow
- December 08, 2017

He has attacked the BJP, which has ruled the state uninterrupted for the past 22 years, on many issues, including the chaotic implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in July and the demonetisation of high-value currency in November 2016. (more...)
Roy Moore accuser admits she forged part of yearbook inscription Roy Moore accuser admits she forged part of yearbook inscription
- December 08, 2017

To back up her assertion that Moore knew her when she was a teenage waitress at the restaurant, Nelson presented a message in her yearbook that she said Moore wrote. Nelson will hold a press conference Friday afternoon in Atlanta. Despite the allegations, Moore still has lots of support. Nelson, who voted for President Donald Trump , also hit Republican lawmakers that are backing Moore despite finding the allegations against him credible. (more...)
Hoover City Schools closed all day Friday due to winter weather Hoover City Schools closed all day Friday due to winter weather
- December 08, 2017

Middle and High School classes begin at 10:30 a.m. Flour Bluff ISD: Friday, December 8, All campuses will begin their day for students and staff two hours later than normal. Richard Milburn Academy Schools: Friday, December 8, Classes delayed until 10:00 a.m. Pearl River Community Colleges will be opening at 12:00 PM on Friday December 8th. (more...)
Japan economy gains momentum, grows 2.5 percent in July-Sept Japan economy gains momentum, grows 2.5 percent in July-Sept
- December 08, 2017

The Japanese economy has grown for seven straight quarters, which now registers as its longest expansion since the mid-1990s, following government revisions to previous data released on Friday. The figures for GDP for the third quarter follow the upward revised annualized growth of 2.9% in the April through June quarter. But private consumption, a key factor accounting for almost 60% of the GDP, continued to be sluggish with a 0.5% decline from the previous quarter as spending on automobiles ... (more...)
Supreme Court approves Trump travel ban Supreme Court approves Trump travel ban
- December 08, 2017

On Monday the United States Supreme Court approved the third version of the Trump presidency's travel ban to take effect whilst legal arguments against it go on. Challenges continue for the six predominantly Muslim countries, charging that the ban discriminates on the basis of religion in violation of the U.S. (more...)
After Numerous Sexual Harassment Allegations, Sen. Al Franken Announces Resignation After Numerous Sexual Harassment Allegations, Sen. Al Franken Announces Resignation
- December 08, 2017

Franken repeatedly drew attention to his pro-woman political record in his resignation speech, saying he has been proud to use his power "to be a champion of women". "More details to come". Franken's exit gives Republicans an opening to expand their reach in an already favorable Senate map - two dozen Democratic senators are up for re-election next year, including 10 in states that President Donald Trump carried in 2016. (more...)
We will secure all our borders, says Rajnath Singh We will secure all our borders, says Rajnath Singh
- December 08, 2017

Rajnath Singh chaired a crucial meeting with states sharing border with Bangladesh at the West Bengal Secretariat in Kolkata.During the meeting, Chief Ministers of state of Assam, Mizoram, West Bengal along with the officials of Tripura and Meghalaya were present and held review of Indo-Bangladesh border issues concerning the states that share an global border with the neighbouring country.Ensuring the security in Indo-Bangladesh border, Singh said, "People residing in border areas are very ... (more...)

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