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Turkey joins criticism of United States veto on Jerusalem Turkey joins criticism of United States veto on Jerusalem
- December 19, 2017

The Palestinians are more likely to take the issue to the U.N. General Assembly under Resolution 377A, known as the "Uniting for Peace" resolution. UN Security Council members raise their hands as they vote on a draft resolution that would reject US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, on December 18, 2017, at UN Headquarters in NY. (more...)
Election Commission drops show-cause notice on Rahul Gandhi for giving interviews Election Commission drops show-cause notice on Rahul Gandhi for giving interviews
- December 19, 2017

The poll panel said that the decision has been taken on these lines by the EC after taking cognisance of the complaint from the Congress on December 13 - a day before the second phase polling. In their separate but nearly identical letters, the poll panel have advised both the BJP and the Congress "not to make any mention of any election matter pertaining to area going for poll during the prohibited period of 48 hours, henceforth". (more...)
Brexit transition to 2020, trade deal by 2021 Brexit transition to 2020, trade deal by 2021
- December 19, 2017

Ministers did not agree a position but there was discussion of the potential for "gradual divergence" - a step-by-step move away from European Union laws after Brexit and the conclusion of a subsequent implementation period in 2021. Separately, speaking to the Times of London, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson argued that the United Kingdom can not mirror European Union laws or else "we would have gone from being a member state to a vassal state". (more...)
More than 400 people fall ill on two Royal Caribbean cruises More than 400 people fall ill on two Royal Caribbean cruises
- December 19, 2017

Local newspapers in South Florida are reporting today that the Independence of the Seas which left Port Everglades on Monday, for a Caribbean cruise, and returned to Fort Lauderdale this morning with at least 332 passengers sickened by a norovirus outbreak. (more...)
CDC can say 'fetus,' insists there's no ban on words
- December 19, 2017

If you are thinking about how this impacts you as a person, think of it this way: What if your gender was no longer a recognized word in any official document from the post powerful health system in America because some people simply felt uncomfortable - would you feel small? Dr. (more...)
Syria's Assad calls U.S.-backed militias "traitors"
- December 19, 2017

He did not specify any particular projects. Assad also called US-backed Kurdish fighters "traitors", ramping up the rhetoric against the forces controlling more than a quarter of the country."When we talk about those referred to as "the Kurds", they are in fact not just Kurds. (more...)
Cameron House Fire Sees Crews Battle Luxury Hotel Blaze Cameron House Fire Sees Crews Battle Luxury Hotel Blaze
- December 19, 2017

The hotel said the facility will remain closed for the next 48 hours. The other victim died after being taken to the Royal Alexandra Hospital, in Paisley. "Officers remain at the scene and are working with other emergency services to establish the exact circumstances of the incident". Former British prime ministers Sir Winston Churchill and Sir Anthony Eden both stayed at the hotel, which was previously the family home of 18th century Scottish novelist Tobias Smollett. (more...)
Stars promised Sh180,000 for CECAFA win Stars promised Sh180,000 for CECAFA win
- December 19, 2017

My coach told me (before the penalties) to concentrate with the ball and not jump around", Matasi said after the match. Normal time ended 2 goals each. Football Kenya Federation president Nick Mwendwa said that the move is aimed at ensuring the Stars gets adequate preparations for the looming Ghana test. (more...)
Phil Jackson To Skip Kobe Retirement Ceremony At Staples Center Phil Jackson To Skip Kobe Retirement Ceremony At Staples Center
- December 19, 2017

Kobe Bryant , who became a cultural phenomenon just as Michael Jordan was planning his exit strategy, was long compared to Jordan. On the heel of the sneakers, Nike will add the No. Kerr should know. In his four seasons playing with Jordan in Chicago, they won three National Basketball Association titles. "Very similar games. (more...)
Obama 'blocked' Hezbollah drugs trafficking investigation to secure Iran nuclear deal Obama 'blocked' Hezbollah drugs trafficking investigation to secure Iran nuclear deal
- December 19, 2017

The magazine also suggests Obama administration officials were afraid that targeting the alleged criminal network could "destabilise Lebanon" or even lead to Hizbollah conducting a terrorist attack inside the U.S. The agreement was announced in January 2016, when Project Cassandra officials were moved onto other assignments. A former CIA officer confirmed how intelligence operations were also impacted by the nuclear negotiations with Iran. (more...)
Piper Jaffray Companies Analysts Give Oasis Petroleum (OAS) a $15.00 Price Target
- December 19, 2017

Oasis Petroleum Inc (NYSE: OAS ) shares traded -2.12% down during most recent session to reach at the closing price of $7.84. On the other hand Oasis Petroleum Inc (NYSE: OAS ) has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 31.18 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.53. (more...)
Will Trump Pardon Michael Flynn? The President Says "We'll See What Happens"
- December 19, 2017

Trump returned to the White House from Camp David and was asked if he was considering triggering the process to dismiss Mueller, who is investigating whether the president's Republican campaign coordinated with Russian officials during last year's election. (more...)
BC banning grizzly bear hunt BC banning grizzly bear hunt
- December 18, 2017

About 78 per cent of 4,180 emails the government received on the issue opposed a continued food hunt. During the election campaign, the government and candidates fell under vast pressure to end trophy hunting for good. Asked if anyone hiking in grizzly territory should be more nervous now, Heyman said the same good advice that applied before, such as making yourself heard to avoid surprising a bear, still apply. (more...)
U.S. military release classified footage of UFO witnessed by two Navy airmen U.S. military release classified footage of UFO witnessed by two Navy airmen
- December 18, 2017

For years, the program investigated reports of unidentified flying objects, according to Defense Department officials, interviews with program participants and records obtained by The New York Times . His request was denied, the Times reported . "I'm thrilled to say I found that environment at the To The Stars Academy, an fantastic team of top-flight scientists from the defense, industry and intelligence communities alongside passionate creatives to help tell the story". (more...)
Will Floyd Mayweather Have A 2018 UFC Fight? Conor McGregor Rematch Unlikely Will Floyd Mayweather Have A 2018 UFC Fight? Conor McGregor Rematch Unlikely
- December 18, 2017

The MMA world waited nearly four years for the eventual return of UFC great Georges St-Pierre, now they will wait again while he deals with health problems. "I think a true fight is what I want to do next", McGregor says in the video posted online on Saturday. "He's going to feel his body out and see what he wants". (more...)
Operation that led to Mugabe's resignation ends Operation that led to Mugabe's resignation ends
- December 18, 2017

Public enemy General Augustine Chihuri has been retired as the commissioner general of the Zimbabwe Republic Police, the chief secretary in the President's office has announced via a statement. Sibanda said the military had handed over "all normal day-to-day policing duties to the Zimbabwe Republic Police". Gen. Sibanda said the task at hand as enunciated by President Mnangagwa at his inaugural speech was to "focus on recovering out economy" and shed misbehaviours and acts of indiscipline ... (more...)
Suarez and Paulinho doubles put Barca six point clear Suarez and Paulinho doubles put Barca six point clear
- December 18, 2017

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has insisted he will not rush big-money summer signing Ousmane Dembele back into action after his long layoff, despite the first Clasico of the season on the horizon. So with Deportivo La Coruña coming to the Camp Nou, Barcelona are going to be looking to get back in their groove ahead of such a huge match. Barca then broke quickly with a three-on-two, and Suarez's cutback for Messi was effortlessly curled on to the crossbar by the No 10. (more...)
PFAW Statement on Withdrawal of Petersen Nomination PFAW Statement on Withdrawal of Petersen Nomination
- December 18, 2017

Matthew Spencer Petersen , a member of the Federal Election Commission, said in a letter to President Donald Trump that his nomination had become "a distraction", and it was not fair to Trump or his administration. Jeff Mateer, who had described transgender children as evidence of "Satan's plan", is not moving either. He also appointed Justice Neil Gorsuch to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Courts, restoring the high court's conservative majority. (more...)
Nicki Minaj Addresses 'White Rappers' Instagram Post Nicki Minaj Addresses 'White Rappers' Instagram Post
- December 18, 2017

Check out Minaj's teasers below. I wanna sign one for my new label. Y'all can never wait to ride the Queen dick! Nicki Minaj was slammed online after she called out the fact that so many white artists are dominating the hip-hop scene. The "Motorsport" artist posted a picture of the top 10 hip-hop/rap songs on iTunes in the United States and noted that many artists on the the list weren't artists of color or black. (more...)
Australian accused of aiding N. Korea Australian accused of aiding N. Korea
- December 18, 2017

The Australian Federal Police arrested Monday a man on suspicion of attempting to sell missile parts for Pyongyang. Speaking to reporters, Neil Gaughan, assistant commissioner for Australian Federal Police, said Choi was charged with trying to broker the sale of missile components, including software for the guidance of ballistic missiles, and other unspecified North Korean military expertise to "international entities", which he did not identify. (more...)
Congress stumbles again on CHIP funding Congress stumbles again on CHIP funding
- December 18, 2017

Democrats and Republicans have been negotiating for months over how to pay for the CHIP extension, but have yet to reach an agreement. "In the same manner, I know the House and Senate will ensure any additional funding bills provide the program with the necessary resources". (more...)
Senators Starting to Regret Demanding Franken Resign Senators Starting to Regret Demanding Franken Resign
- December 18, 2017

Another Democratic senator, Joe Manchin of West Virginia, took a similar position on Monday, when he said on CNN's New Day that he was no longer focusing on the more than a dozen sexual harassment and assault allegations against Trump. "I've moved on", Manchin said. Manchin was not one of the lawmakers who originally urged Franken to resign. One reportedly said, "I think we acted prematurely, before we had all the facts". (more...)
Slain former National Basketball Association player's ex-wife charged and arrested for 2010 murder Slain former National Basketball Association player's ex-wife charged and arrested for 2010 murder
- December 18, 2017

A court spokesperson said as of Sunday night 8 media outlets requested a camera for Sherra Wright's appearance, proof this story crosses over into both the news and sports world, with national interest in this murder case from the west coast to the Mid-South. (more...)
The Official Christmas Day Weather Forecast For Melbourne Is Here! The Official Christmas Day Weather Forecast For Melbourne Is Here!
- December 18, 2017

With the return of mild air comes moisture. "By Christmas day we're expecting a minimum of 13 - so a nice cool start - and then getting up to a top of 24 degrees and only partly cloudy skies expected - so flawless day in my opinion". As for Christmas Day, Dec. 25, as of now Elliott is anticipating occasional rain showers. Thursday night into Friday looks like our net best chance of some snow. (more...)
Take extra care: Fog warning issued for Lincolnshire overnight and Tuesday morning Take extra care: Fog warning issued for Lincolnshire overnight and Tuesday morning
- December 18, 2017

Forecasters have issued a yellow weather warning for fog in West Sussex. Motorists are being advised of poor visibility and hazardous driving conditions. Areas in North and North East Lincolnshire are forecast to miss the worst of the fog, as should most of the coast. Last night forecasters issued a Status Orange weather warning - valid until just after midnight. (more...)

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