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Robert Mueller now has thousands of Trump transition emails Robert Mueller now has thousands of Trump transition emails
- December 18, 2017

Kory Langhofer , general counsel for Trump for America, sent a letter to two congressional committees arguing the disclosure was "unauthorised" and it considers the documents private and privileged and not government property. In addition to the emails, CNN reported , Mueller's team was also able to secure access to "transition laptops, cell phones and at least one iPad" without a subpoena. (more...)
ANC prepares to unveil leader, Malema says ANC prepares to unveil leader, Malema says "It's a boy"
- December 18, 2017

The market is closely watching to see whether Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma or Cyril Ramaphosa becomes the party president. Outgoing president of the African National Congress (ANC), Jacob Zuma , on Monday said that he was satisfied with the contribution he made in the party for the past 10 years as president despite the challenges he faced. (more...)
Derailed Amtrak train falls off bridge onto I-5 lanes in Washington Derailed Amtrak train falls off bridge onto I-5 lanes in Washington
- December 18, 2017

The tracks run parallel to Interstate 5 through Tacoma, Lakewood and Joint Base Lewis-McChord. It is unclear exactly how the train derailed but reports state the train hit a truck. All southbound lanes are shut down. "I was on that exact train this morning". Tim Williams, a CBS News digital content manager, posted this shocking photo with the caption, "#BREAKING: "PHOTO: "An Amtrak train has derailed near Olympia, Washington State. (more...)
Princess Charlotte to attend nursery school in January Princess Charlotte to attend nursery school in January
- December 18, 2017

A spokesperson for The Willcocks Nursery School also said: 'We are delighted that The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have chosen the Willcocks Nursery School for Princess Charlotte . School authorities say they are "pleased" with the choice and anticipate inviting Charlotte to the nursery. It charges fees of an eye-watering £3,050 per term for 32 youngsters aged nearly three to five years old. (more...)
U.S. airforce base in Suffolk on lockdown after 'significant' security incident U.S. airforce base in Suffolk on lockdown after 'significant' security incident
- December 18, 2017

Katherine Lam is a breaking and trending news digital producer for Fox News. At around 4.45pm a spokesman for the base said: "They just released us from lockdown". The Ministry of Defence said it was aware of the incident. It has been reported that the USAF will stay at RAF Mildenhall until 2024. Around 150 peace campaigners from the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament demanded the removal of around 100 nuclear bombs at Lakenheath in 2006. (more...)
Hernández victor of disputed Honduras election Hernández victor of disputed Honduras election
- December 18, 2017

In a nationally televised address, tribunal head David Matamoros said all the challenges presented to it had been resolved and votes were recounted at select polling stations, declaring Hernandez "the president-elect for the Republic of Honduras". (more...)
UN Security Council to meet on US Jerusalem decision UN Security Council to meet on US Jerusalem decision
- December 18, 2017

It affirms that "any decisions and actions which purport to have altered the character, status or demographic composition" of Jerusalem "have no legal effect, are null and void and must be rescinded". It captured East Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war and annexed it in a move never recognised internationally. Trump abruptly reversed decades of U.S. (more...)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Wedding Date Formally Announced Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Wedding Date Formally Announced
- December 18, 2017

Officials had already revealed that Prince Harry would Wednesday American actress Meghan in May 2018, but a new post on Twitter has announced the actual day that the ceremony will take place. He attended this year's match and presented a trophy to the victor, Arsenal - but will likely be otherwise engaged in 2018. The couple have chosen to marry in Windsor, west of London, because it is "a special place for them". (more...)
'SNL': Alec Baldwin Ends War On Christmas As Omarosa Begs Forgiveness 'SNL': Alec Baldwin Ends War On Christmas As Omarosa Begs Forgiveness
- December 18, 2017

In the sketch, various members of the Trump administration (played by various SNL cast members) stopped by the White House to bring ornaments for the "shame" Christmas tree representing former employees. "You can finally say it again because the War on Christmas is over", said Baldwin's Trump. Ivanka brought him two ornaments: One of Republican Alabama senate candidate Roy More and a "Mad Ball", meant to be a Steve Bannon ornament. (more...)
Vienna: thousands protest as far-right ministers enter government Vienna: thousands protest as far-right ministers enter government
- December 18, 2017

The agreement also says asylum should only be offered to people "for the duration of their persecution, who really need Austria's help". At his side for the investiture by Austria's president in the Hapsburg dynasty's imperial palace in Vienna was FPOe chief Heinz-Christian Strache, 48, now vice-chancellor, and FPOe general secretary Herbert Kickl, the new interior minister. (more...)
District Police Chief Killed in Badghis District Police Chief Killed in Badghis
- December 18, 2017

Taliban insurgents launched the assaults in the early morning in the Qalai Sang area of the provincial capital Lashkar Gah. "Abdul Rasool the police chief of Aab Kamari district lost his life in clash with militants on Sunday night", Khaama Press reported. (more...)
ISIS claims responsibility for attack on Kabul's NDS Training Center ISIS claims responsibility for attack on Kabul's NDS Training Center
- December 18, 2017

The security forces launched an operation to combat the militants. Roads to the area were closed and dozens of police and intelligence officers were blocking access to the public. On Dec. 8, seven civilians were killed, six others wounded and several vehicles and buildings were damaged in a bomb attack in the nearby Qala-e-Shada locality. (more...)
Slain NBA player's ex-wife charged with murder
- December 18, 2017

Police arrested Wright on Friday over the death of her ex-husband, which occurred more than seven years ago . Wright's decomposing body was found in suburban Memphis on July 28, 2010 - 10 days after the 34-year-old was reported missing. (more...)
Israel prepares for Palestinian violence during Pence visit Israel prepares for Palestinian violence during Pence visit
- December 18, 2017

Trump made the announcement on December 6, saying at the time that the USA would be moving its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Ambassador Danny Danon, Israel's permanent representative to the UN, on Saturday night condemned the draft resolution submitted to the UN Security Council calling to rescind President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. (more...)
AC Milan legend, Kaka announces retirement from football AC Milan legend, Kaka announces retirement from football
- December 18, 2017

I would like to take part in a club in a form more ... a manager, a sporting director, someone that stays between the pitch and the club. Kaka tweeted Sunday that "I'm now ready for the next journey". Kaka was unveiled as the face of Major League Soccer's expansion franchise Orlando City in 2014, heading home for a brief reunion with Sao Paulo ahead of the U.S. (more...)
Chinese air force planes fly through Tsushima Strait for first time Chinese air force planes fly through Tsushima Strait for first time
- December 18, 2017

The air force said in a statement that fighter and bomber aircraft flew through the Tsushima Strait that separates South Korea from Japan and into global waters in the Sea of Japan. The KADIZ near Ieo Island overlaps the air defense zones unilaterally designated by China and Japan. The South's fighters took "normal tactical measures" until the Chinese planes left, it said. (more...)
12 dead in fire in shop in Mumbai's Khairani road 12 dead in fire in shop in Mumbai's Khairani road
- December 18, 2017

Investigators were trying to determine the cause of the fire, which gutted the workshop area and the shop itself. Senior Sub-inspector at Sakinaka Police station A Dharmadhikari has said that least 25 fire tenders have been rushed to the spot to douse the fire. (more...)
The EU is probing IKEA's Dutch tax arrangements The EU is probing IKEA's Dutch tax arrangements
- December 18, 2017

The EU declared that Dutch ruling illegal but Brussels was later foiled as Inter Ikea changed the way it was structured, with the Dutch authorities agreeing a model that allowed franchise profits to be moved to Liechtenstein from 2011. The Commission said the first tax ruling, which covered 2006 to 2011, resulted in a significant part of Inter Ikea Systems' franchise profits shifting to a Luxembourg unit where it was not taxed. (more...)
Dense Fog Advisory of much of metro Atlanta Dense Fog Advisory of much of metro Atlanta
- December 18, 2017

Some mist or drizzle is possible through 8 or 9 AM, otherwise, expect a mostly cloudy Monday with highs around 60 degrees. Temperatures will only cool down to the lower 60s. Highs on Wednesday will be in the mid to upper 60s. There could still be a few lingering showers over the weekend, so I'm leaving the rain chances up at 30%. (more...)
Trump Set To Unveil New US Security Strategy, Blast China Trump Set To Unveil New US Security Strategy, Blast China
- December 18, 2017

A prime area of conflict with Russian Federation is over what McMaster, the president's national security adviser, has called "sophisticated campaigns of subversion and disinformation". It appears that the Trump Administration may be doling out even more policy goodness this Christmas season. A staggering 14,000 troops will take part in the exercises as the White House ordered flexing of USA military might in the region. (more...)
Quiet and mild start to the week with minimal rain chances Quiet and mild start to the week with minimal rain chances
- December 18, 2017

Allentown only had a morning low temperature of 30 while many other locations were between 25 and 30 for the lows. Sunday night will be mild as lows fall to the lower 60s under partly cloudy skies. Monday night: Mostly clear. The rest of the day is dry, but there's plenty of clouds. "Wichita reported 0.03" of rain overnight. The normal high this time of year is 53 with a normal low of 33. (more...)
Police release cause of death of Barry and Honey Sherman Police release cause of death of Barry and Honey Sherman
- December 18, 2017

Barry Sherman, 75, and Honey Sherman, 70, were found dead in their home by their realtor on December 15.in circumstances the police initially said " appear to be suspicious ", The Toronto Star reported. This screen grab taken on December 16, 2017 from a YouTube video released by Apotex with permission given to AFP shows Barry Sherman, founder of Canada's global pharmaceutical giant Apotex, speaking during a promotion video. (more...)
Donald Trump thanks Russia's Vladimir Putin for praising American economy Donald Trump thanks Russia's Vladimir Putin for praising American economy
- December 18, 2017

Putin had applauded Trump and his handling of the United States economy at an annual end-of-year press conference that was broadcast on Russian national television Thursday, saying, "Look at the markets, how they've risen". According to AP, the Kremlin statement noted that Trump initiated the call. The Security Council has ratcheted up sanctions on North Korea over its weapons programs since 2006. (more...)
Texas 7-year-old's heartbreaking letter to Santa inspires flood of donations Texas 7-year-old's heartbreaking letter to Santa inspires flood of donations
- December 18, 2017

Crystal's teacher at Monte Cristo Elementary School, Ruth Espiricueta, had shared her letter to Santa, saying "it breaks my heart" to hear students ask for things that many simply take for granted. She says that she's very proud of her children since she raises them to "appreciate the little that [they] have". "When I saw her, I was like, 'Oh my gosh, it's a girl!'" Garcia told the Washington Post . (more...)
Sarah Palin's Army Veteran Son Was Just Arrested in Alaska Sarah Palin's Army Veteran Son Was Just Arrested in Alaska
- December 18, 2017

The attorney representing the Palin family, John Tiemessen , said the Palins "are unable to comment further" on the incident. Each of the charges was related to domestic violence. He remained jailed in Palmer, Alaska, as of Sunday afternoon. Representatives for the Palin family could not be immediately reached for comment. A woman identified as Palin's girlfriend told authorities he had punched her in the face and kicked her in the knee during the 2016 incident. (more...)

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