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Rescheduling Winter Session not unprecedented: Vijay Goel Rescheduling Winter Session not unprecedented: Vijay Goel
- December 16, 2017

The winter session of Rajya Sabha began on a stormy note on Friday with the opposition demanding an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his "conspiracy with Pakistan " remarks against his predecessor Manmohan Singh , creating an uproar and repeatedly disrupting proceedings. (more...)
Austria governing coalition to include far-right party Austria governing coalition to include far-right party
- December 16, 2017

Mr Kurz and Freedom Party leader Heinz-Christian Strache announced yesterday that they had wrapped up an agreement on a new coalition, which will shift Austria to the right. While other far right parties in Europe have gained ground this year, entering parliament in Germany and making France's presidential run-off, the Freedom Party is going further by entering government and securing key ministries. (more...)
Look! Sunny Leone's sexy and wild avatar Look! Sunny Leone's sexy and wild avatar
- December 16, 2017

Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy has given a statement to the media that he is going to instruct the police commissioner to stop the event if it is anti-cultural before knowing what the event is all about. Incidentally, the organisers had clarified that the event would be a "family-type programme" and would have Sunny dancing on a Kannada song. Sources reveal that actress Sunny Leone has got a plenty of offers to dance on the New York's evening but she chose to come here in the Bengaluru ... (more...)
Joe Biden Holds Meghan McCain's Hand In Emotional Moment On 'The View' Joe Biden Holds Meghan McCain's Hand In Emotional Moment On 'The View'
- December 16, 2017

Biden's son, Beau, died in 2015 of glioblastoma , an aggressive type of brain cancer that is hard to treat. There are no words I have to convey my enormous gratitude to @ JoeBiden and his family - your strength, hope and fortitude are an inspiration to me and so many others daily. (more...)
Black voters in Alabama could be deciding factor in defeating Roy Moore Black voters in Alabama could be deciding factor in defeating Roy Moore
- December 16, 2017

Sen. Richard C. Shelby (R-Ala.) and politicians from both parties on December 10 weighed in on the accusations of sexual misconduct against Roy Moore , the Republican nominee for U.S. How much difference that will make on Election Day is another "X" factor. She was disappointed, she said, when the president and the Republican National Committee made the call to back Moore. (more...)
Trump adviser to tell all after White House exit Trump adviser to tell all after White House exit
- December 16, 2017

Hostin was also sure to point out reports that Omarosa caused a raucous after her firing, and had to be escorted out of the White House as of a result. She said she resigned after a conversation with White House chief of staff John Kelly about some of her concerns. Thank you Omarosa for your service! Some published reports said Secret Service officers had physically removed Ms Manigault Newman from the complex. (more...)
Tina Smith: 4 things to know about Al Franken's Senate replacement Tina Smith: 4 things to know about Al Franken's Senate replacement
- December 16, 2017

Currently, that's a Republican - GOP Sen. Moore, who was accused of pursuing sexual encounters with teenagers and molesting a 14-year-old girl , lost Tuesday's special election to Democrat Doug Jones . The Associated Press reports that Fischbach expects to keep her spot in the Senate when she becomes lieutenant governor. Smith told Minnesota reporters that she respects Franken's decision to resign , and thanked him for his service as senator. (more...)
Same sea lion eyed in two separate attacks in San Francisco cove Same sea lion eyed in two separate attacks in San Francisco cove
- December 16, 2017

A 56-year-old swimmer was seriously injured Thursday in the same area and authorities are trying to determine if the same sea lion attacked both men. He was taken to Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, where he is listed in good condition. (more...)
Colts' Brandon Williams hospitalized after suffering head injury while blocking on punt Colts' Brandon Williams hospitalized after suffering head injury while blocking on punt
- December 16, 2017

Broncos: Play their road finale December 24 at Washington. A frustrating season for Denver Broncos star wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders on the injury front continued Thursday night in Indianapolis , as he left the game against the Colts in the fourth quarter with the Broncos hanging onto a lead. (more...)
SC extends deadline for Aadhaar linkage up to March 31, 2018 SC extends deadline for Aadhaar linkage up to March 31, 2018
- December 16, 2017

However, the Centre said Aadhaar or application for enrolling for Aadhaar will continue to be must for opening new bank accounts. A five-judge Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra , in an interim order, modified its earlier order with regard to linking of Aadhaar with mobile services and said the deadline of February 6 next year for this objective also stood extended till March 31. (more...)
Palestinians killed during violent clashes with Israeli troops over Trump's Jerusalem move
- December 16, 2017

The Muslim world and US allies in Europe have denounced the move, saying that it is detrimental to the ongoing peace process through which Palestinians hope to make East Jerusalem the capital of their potential state. "Trump's decision is a deliberate undermining of all peace efforts, is in the interest of extremism and terrorism, and threatens worldwide peace and security", they added. (more...)
USA and Saudi Arabia arms in ISIS hands? USA and Saudi Arabia arms in ISIS hands?
- December 16, 2017

A report of the British group of Conflict Arms Report (CAR), presented evidence on the supply of weapons by the United States to the terrorist group Daesh or Islamic State . In the same year, sources with knowledge of the Syrian conflict reportedly said that the Central Intelligence Agency was establishing small rebel units capable of taking down tanks and had received anti-tank missiles, a BuzzFeed News report said. (more...)
Muslim leaders denounce Trump's Jerusalem decision Muslim leaders denounce Trump's Jerusalem decision
- December 16, 2017

Erdogan added that there can no longer be "any question" of the United States being a mediator. Immediately after Trump's announcement last week, Abbas had said the USA effectively disqualified itself as a broker, but Wednesday's speech was more sharply worded and delivered to a global audience. (more...)
Tillerson urges long halt to North Korea weapons tests before any talks Tillerson urges long halt to North Korea weapons tests before any talks
- December 16, 2017

That missile, said to be capable of hitting targets anywhere in the United States, landed off Japan's coast within its economic exclusive zone in its test flight. In his briefing to Friday's meeting, United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres offered his "good offices" to avoid the dispute over the "alarming and accelerated pace" of North Korea's nuclear and missile programme accidentally escalation into conflict. (more...)
Russell Westbrook leads Thunder to 119-117 triple-overtime win over Sixers Russell Westbrook leads Thunder to 119-117 triple-overtime win over Sixers
- December 16, 2017

Westbrook got the last laugh, and capped his triple-double, 52-minute effort with the final assist of the game, and the Thunder pulled out a 119-117 victory on Friday night. Bulls 115, Bucks 109: Bobby Portis scored a27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as visiting Chicago won its fifth consecutive game. Barton went 4-for-4 from the field in the extra period and had all of the Nuggets' points in the frame before Jamal Murray's two free throws made it 116-110 with 25 seconds remaining. (more...)
South Korea says North close to 'weaponization' South Korea says North close to 'weaponization'
- December 16, 2017

A sustained pause in North Korea's threatening behavior is needed before it can enter into talks with the U.S., Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told a U.N. "We remain open to dialogue when North Korea is willing to conduct a credible dialogue on the peaceful denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula", she continued, saying that Washington is not "seeing any evidence that they are ready to sit down and have those kinds of conversations right now". (more...)
9th Circ. Chief Launches Kozinski Sex Misconduct Inquiry 9th Circ. Chief Launches Kozinski Sex Misconduct Inquiry
- December 16, 2017

Thomas issued the order based on allegations against Judge Alex Kozinski in a December 8 Washington Post article . To view the full article , register now. A spokesman for the court, David Madden, also confirmed "that one or more of Judge Kozinski's current law clerks has resigned" but declined to elaborate. (more...)
ANC KZN leadership to appeal high court ruling ANC KZN leadership to appeal high court ruling
- December 16, 2017

Pietermaritzburg - KwaZulu-Natal ANC members, who challenged the results of the party's 2015 provincial conference and won, are likely to suffer harm, the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg ruled on Friday. PEC spokesperson Mdumiseni Ntuli expressed "dissatisfaction and disappointment" at the judgment, saying it would have "huge ramifications" for the ANC. (more...)
Kids fight over baby Jesus in East Tennessee Nativity pageant Kids fight over baby Jesus in East Tennessee Nativity pageant
- December 16, 2017

That is, until Mary decides she is having none of it and tries to grab poor Jesus back from the sheep - a tussle ensues. However, the 3-year-old playing Mary took great exception to her child being taken out of his bed. Momma to the rescue tried her best to protect her baby at all costs. "Her mom asked her later what happened and she said, 'I had to tackle her". LOVE these kiddos and my church family! We all know how the nativity scene goes: a newborn Jesus lays cradled in a manger in a ... (more...)
Larry Nassar Victim Rachael Denhollander Joins Current Sports Larry Nassar Victim Rachael Denhollander Joins Current Sports
- December 16, 2017

He was sentenced to 60 years in federal prison last week on charges of possession of child pornography. He has pleaded guilty to criminal sexual conduct and faces more charges. However, the victims will be making statements during the public portion of the meeting. The university hired former USA attorney Patrick Fitzgerald in February to guide its internal review of how Nassar was able to continue his misconduct as a university employee for almost 20 years. (more...)
Cong protests PM's remarks on Manmohan, forces adjournment of Rajya Sabha Cong protests PM's remarks on Manmohan, forces adjournment of Rajya Sabha
- December 16, 2017

Mr. Yadav, along with Ali Anwar, was disqualified on December 4 after the JD (U) had sought the same, arguing that they had attended a rally of Opposition parties in Patna in violation of its directive. "There is no discussion on the ruling of the chairman". Ruling party MPs countered the protest. Following this, opposition member trooped into the well raising slogans forcing the chair to adjourn the house for 40 minutes till noon. (more...)
Holiday Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Enforcement Campaign Holiday Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Enforcement Campaign
- December 16, 2017

If you are feeling "buzzed", you likely are over the 0.08 BAC limit and should not drive. We depend on every driver to make the right decisions. Nationally during 2016, traffic crashes killed 37,461 people. The campaign starts Wednesday, Dec. 13, and goes through Dec. 31. If your holiday revelry extends to having a drink at a local bar and then hopping in the driver's seat for "just a quick drive home", troopers and law enforcement will be looking for you. (more...)
Noteworthy Stock: Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK)
- December 16, 2017

The stock of Flex Ltd. (NASDAQ:FLEX) earned "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, January 27. The stock of The TJX Companies, Inc. The firm has "Buy" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Monday, May 29. Great Western Bancorp, Inc. Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) has declined 40.97% since December 15, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. (more...)
Manafort released from house arrest on $10 million bail Manafort released from house arrest on $10 million bail
- December 16, 2017

The order said Manafort must pay $10 million if he fails to show up for a scheduled court appearance. Manafort was indicted on October 30 on felony charges of conspiracy against the United States, acting as an unregistered foreign agent and other financial counts as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into potential coordination between Russian Federation and Trump associates during the 2016 presidential election. (more...)
Ethics Committee Launches Sexual Harassment Investigation Into Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen Ethics Committee Launches Sexual Harassment Investigation Into Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen
- December 16, 2017

The freshman member of Congress, who has said he would welcome an ethics investigation as a way to clear his name, was considered a rising Democratic star in Nevada politics until earlier this month, when BuzzFeed News published allegations that he made unwanted sexual advances toward his then-campaign finance director. (more...)

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