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Charged in Slaying of Rapper Chinx Charged in Slaying of Rapper Chinx
- December 15, 2017

Mr. Homere pleaded guilty in 2006 to federal charges of giving a fake name in a passport application. Luckily, a suspect has been arrested. Hill and Homere reportedly followed Pickens from a nightclub in Brooklyn home to Queens according to District Attorney Richard Brown. (more...)
Trump has tough task with tax cuts plan Trump has tough task with tax cuts plan
- December 15, 2017

President Trump is making a renewed pitch to the American people about the importance of overhauling the tax code. A Wall Street Journal reporter said that Trump, "acted as if whatever response he got from him was some sort of endorsement of the GOP tax plan". (more...)
US Warplanes Chase off Russian Jets in Dangerous Syria Standoff US Warplanes Chase off Russian Jets in Dangerous Syria Standoff
- December 15, 2017

But the United States says Russian planes have flown into its zone six to eight times a day. The skepticism voiced by the Pentagon's representatives over Russian forces' withdrawal from Syria shows that the United States does not have information on the real situation, Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman Igor Konashenkov said on Friday. (more...)
High-ranking Palestinian official says Hamas 'stronger than it has ever been' High-ranking Palestinian official says Hamas 'stronger than it has ever been'
- December 15, 2017

Just days after the Israeli army destroyed an attack tunnel leading from the southern Gaza Strip into Israel, a senior army officer told residents of a kibbutz near the border that it likely wasn't the last such passage. In response to Trump's decision, leaders from the 57-member OIC recognized East Jerusalem as the occupied capital of a Palestinian state and called on the worldwide community to do the same, according to the final communique from the group's emergency summit. (more...)
Putin says Trump foes harm United States with Russian Federation collusion inquiries Putin says Trump foes harm United States with Russian Federation collusion inquiries
- December 15, 2017

He denounced as "invention" alleged claims that Russian Federation had meddled in the 2016 United States presidential election. Putin said Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak, whose contacts with Trumps campaign are part of the investigations by Congress and special counsel Robert Mueller, was only performing his routine duties. (more...)
Children's Health Insurance Program on the back burner Children's Health Insurance Program on the back burner
- December 15, 2017

He said, "While I would've liked to pass the CHIP bill months ago, I believe our bill will pass by the end of the year and be signed into law with enough time to ensure funding goes uninterrupted and nobody loses coverage". "I don't know what to tell them to do". It is not too late to ask your friends living in GOP-held congressional districts to call on their congressmen to reauthorize CHIP so Virginians and citizens across the country can have the medical certainty they deserve and need. (more...)
U.S. 'ready to talk to North Korea' U.S. 'ready to talk to North Korea'
- December 15, 2017

White House officials have noted that when US embassies were moved to new locations in the past, it took as long as five years. "I'm not sure we need the footprints we have there because we don't have the same issues of urgency necessarily that we have in other parts of the world where we really need talent deployed". (more...)
Final Phase Of Polling In Gujarat; Voter Turnout 14% Till 10 AM Final Phase Of Polling In Gujarat; Voter Turnout 14% Till 10 AM
- December 15, 2017

Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) leader and union finance mister Arun Jately cast his vote in a polling booth in Naranpura as the voting for the second phase of Gujarat Assembly elections has commenced. As many as 851 candidates are in the fray. Booth managers, with the support of polling agents, also keep a close tab on any irregularities during voting and alert election officials if any problem arises on behalf of their party. (more...)
Gujarat Exit Polls: Results from Times Now and others Gujarat Exit Polls: Results from Times Now and others
- December 15, 2017

In the 2012 Assembly elections in Gujarat, the BJP had won 115 seats, the Congress 61 and others , six. Alpesh Thakor, a Thakor community leader, joined Congress and managed tickets for his loyalists, a move that that could affect the party losing seats even where the BJP was on the backfoot. (more...)
Christmas season church services Christmas season church services
- December 15, 2017

Daniel Dickens and Kelly Newsome will provide a program of Christmas music. At 7:30 p.m., classical Christmas music, provided by the NightSong Trio (Jessica Peterson on flute, Heidi Tanner on violin and Sally Neel at the piano), flutist Kathy Wadenpfuhl, Sarah Dorian (cello) and others of the Dorian family, baritone soloist Robert Neel, tenor soloist Dale Scrivener and the Choir of St. (more...)
Down Syndrome Community Responds to Ohio Passing Abortion Law Down Syndrome Community Responds to Ohio Passing Abortion Law
- December 15, 2017

Women who choose to have abortions would not face criminal charges. The bill, which passed the Senate 20-12, will now be sent to Ohio Governor John Kasich, who has 10 days to sign the bill into law. Last month Kasich, who has signed 18 abortion restrictions into law since 2011, also reiterated to cleveland.com that he generally supports the idea of banning Down syndrome abortions but wanted to see the legislation first before making a decision. (more...)
Three abortion committee members to boycott final meeting Three abortion committee members to boycott final meeting
- December 15, 2017

An Oireachtas Committee has recommended a full repeal of the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution. The PLC was commenting after the committee voted to recommend abortion on wide-ranging grounds, up to 12 weeks on request and up to birth on health grounds that are not and can not be defined. (more...)
Bermuda Could Become First Nation to Repeal Marriage Equality Bermuda Could Become First Nation to Repeal Marriage Equality
- December 15, 2017

Bermuda has voted to outlaw equal marriage, just six months after giving it the go-ahead. Officials in the British Overseas Territory voted on Wednesday to overturn the law. The previous government held a referendum a year ago asking citizens if they approved of civil unions and same-sex marriage. "If this bill had come forward a year ago, we would have been delighted, because everyone in the gay community and advocacy community would have seen this as a huge step forward", notes Rod ... (more...)
US Rep. Mo Brooks has prostate cancer, will have surgery US Rep. Mo Brooks has prostate cancer, will have surgery
- December 15, 2017

Brooks, who finished third in the special Republican primary for U.S. Senate on August 15, said losing may have been the best thing that could have happened. "That is why I disclosed this very personal, very private and humbling matter". "Don't ever, ever, take your health or family for granted", Brooks said. (more...)
World Bank To Halt Oil Development Loans World Bank To Halt Oil Development Loans
- December 15, 2017

The World Bank's mandate is to provide finance and other assistance to aid the economic advancement of developing countries. Lending for oil and gas projects will be allowed in very poor countries where such projects are seen to help the poor get access to energy. (more...)
Barcelona Keen To Get Philippe Coutinho Deal Done By End Of Month Barcelona Keen To Get Philippe Coutinho Deal Done By End Of Month
- December 14, 2017

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Timbers trade Darlington Nagbe to Atlanta Timbers trade Darlington Nagbe to Atlanta
- December 14, 2017

Atlanta also received Gbenga Arokoyo in the deal. Nagbe was picked by the Timbers with the second overall selection in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft. The Liberian-born midfielder, who moved to the United States when he was 11 and gained USA citizenship in 2015, scored 27 goals for Portland, including three in the recently concluded season. (more...)
$0.17 EPS Expected for Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)
- December 14, 2017

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Man Thrown From Bridge After He Intervenes In Couple's Argument Man Thrown From Bridge After He Intervenes In Couple's Argument
- December 14, 2017

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Youngstown State Student Arrested For Trying To Trade Chicken Alfredo For Sex Youngstown State Student Arrested For Trying To Trade Chicken Alfredo For Sex
- December 14, 2017

The officer told Maruna that he was 15 at which time Maruna responded that he didn't believe in age, according to the report. The suspect is in custody and charged with attempted unlawful sexual contact with a minor, disseminating matter harmful to juveniles, possessing criminal tools, and importuning . (more...)
Bank Of England Unanimously Leaves Monetary Policy Unchanged Bank Of England Unanimously Leaves Monetary Policy Unchanged
- December 14, 2017

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) today unanimously voted to keep the Bank of England Base Rate at 0.50% and maintain the current levels of Quantitative easing. On inflation, the UK's Consumer Price Index climbed to 3.1 percent on a 12-month basis in November, while the BoE's target rate is 2.0 percent. The BoE said in a statement that last week's breakthrough in Brexit talks has reduced the risk of Britain leaving the European Union in a disorderly way and might boost economic confidence. (more...)
AT&T starts testing its high-speed internet delivery system over power lines AT&T starts testing its high-speed internet delivery system over power lines
- December 14, 2017

Yesterday AT&T announced their new Project AirGig with plans to offer 1 Gigabit per second home internet wirelessly. AT&T now has two trials underway, one a suburban test in an undisclosed country outside the United States, and another in partnership with Georgia Power in a more rural location, the company announced Tuesday night. (more...)
UN's Guterres warns against 'sleepwalking' into war over North Korea UN's Guterres warns against 'sleepwalking' into war over North Korea
- December 14, 2017

Kono said North Korea was the most urgent and important threat faced by worldwide community. The Trump administration has proposed setting up a blockade as a effect of North Korea's repeated long-range missile tests and refusal to give up its nuclear program. (more...)
Pence Visit to Israel Delayed Over Tax Reform Vote Pence Visit to Israel Delayed Over Tax Reform Vote
- December 14, 2017

Pence's trip comes after Trump last week announced that the United States would officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a move welcomed by the Israeli government and met with condemnation by much of the Arab world, as well as American allies in Europe. (more...)
UN Secretary General Warns Against 'Sleepwalking' Into War Over North Korea UN Secretary General Warns Against 'Sleepwalking' Into War Over North Korea
- December 14, 2017

He made his remarks following a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo Thursday. "Unity of the Security Council is crucial on this", he said, adding that it is also important to allow for diplomatic engagement toward a peaceful resolution. (more...)

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