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California Couple Tried to Sell Kids for Money & Drugs California Couple Tried to Sell Kids for Money & Drugs
- December 20, 2017

The Sheriff's Department had announced the December 14 arrests of the Lancaster , California couple on Monday, saying they had tried to sell or give away their underage sons in exchange for drugs or money. They are being held in lieu of $100,000 safeguard. If you recognize the suspects and you witnessed them abusing their children OR the suspects approached you to give away their children or sell them for drugs or money, detectives need to know. (more...)
Sarah Palin Called 911 on Her Son for Allegedly Beating His Father Sarah Palin Called 911 on Her Son for Allegedly Beating His Father
- December 20, 2017

The incident is not his first arrest related to domestic violence. His father grabbed a pistol to "protect his family", and the two got into a fight, the report says. The 28-year-old was arrested on three charges, including assault, after the incident Saturday. Track Palin also told the police he had consumed a few beers earlier, the documents say. (more...)
Recount begins in contested House of Delegates race in Newport News Recount begins in contested House of Delegates race in Newport News
- December 20, 2017

The unofficial results Tuesday afternoon, which still have to be finalized Wednesday by the court overseeing the recount, showed Simonds ahead by one vote . Democrat Shelly Simonds beat incumbent Republican David Yancey in the 94th District race by a margin of a single vote, said Trent Armitage, executive director of the Virginia House Democratic Caucus. (more...)
Corbyn says he'll 'probably' be prime minister within 12 months Corbyn says he'll 'probably' be prime minister within 12 months
- December 20, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn has said there is likely to be another general election in the United Kingdom within the next 12 months - and added he " will probably win ". As party leader, Corbyn says he is "utterly determined" to make all Labour party events 'a safe place for women to go, ' He also outlines the measures already in place to support those affected by such misconduct and to promote equality in the work place of the Labour Party. (more...)
Pistorius Asks South Africa's top Court to Cut Sentence Pistorius Asks South Africa's top Court to Cut Sentence
- December 19, 2017

An initial six-year sentence was more than doubled in November after the prosecution appealed, saying the original sentence was too lenient. The court handed him the minimum 15-year murder sentence, subtracting the time he has already served. (more...)
Cuomo exploring possibility of eliminating minimum wage tip credits Cuomo exploring possibility of eliminating minimum wage tip credits
- December 19, 2017

Such a move will widen the already large gap between the front of the house workers (e.g. servers) and "back of the house" employees (e.g. cooks) who, under NY law, do not and can not receive any tips. "We have many, many thousands of workers - auto wash workers, restaurant workers, many other trades that don't even get that minimum wage", said Blue Carreker, campaign manager for Citizen Action. (more...)
Norwegian citizen suspected of espionage for Central Intelligence Agency detained in Russian Federation
- December 19, 2017

Russian media reported that Mr Berg, a 62-year-old former border inspector, was accused of receiving classified documents about Russia's navy . Citing investigators, media said that Berg had received the documents from a Russian national, Alexei Zhitnyuk, who himself had been earlier arrested for treason. (more...)
China: Trump's security policy shows Cold War mentality
- December 19, 2017

It also accuses China of stealing USA intellectual property worth hundreds of billions of dollars and says Russian Federation uses "subversion" to undermine US credibility with its allies. "At the same time, there are some modestly positive aspects, in particular, the readiness to co-operate in areas that correspond to American interests". (more...)
Two Daycare Workers Charged With Injuring Five Toddlers With Hot Glue Gun Two Daycare Workers Charged With Injuring Five Toddlers With Hot Glue Gun
- December 19, 2017

Police arrested 32-year-old Lizandra Cosme at her home in Humboldt Park Sunday afternoon, according to KTLA sister station WGN in Chicago . Cosme was denied bail at a court appearance Monday, according to Cook County Sheriff's Office records. (more...)
House discloses three more sexual harassment settlements totaling $115000 House discloses three more sexual harassment settlements totaling $115000
- December 19, 2017

Gregg HarperGregory (Gregg) Livingston HarperMcCarthy: "Zero tolerance" for sexual harassment Taxpayers funded GOP lawmaker's K sex harassment settlement: report Ethics panel asks for details of past harassment cases against serving lawmakers MORE (R-Miss.), who chairs the House Administration Committee, said in a statement. (more...)
Senate committee blocks controversial Ex-Im Bank chairman nominee Senate committee blocks controversial Ex-Im Bank chairman nominee
- December 19, 2017

Sens. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) and Tim Scott (R-S.C.) joined Democrats in opposing the confirmation of Garrett, who has been a vocal critic of the bank in the past. Garrett led the charge to oppose ExIm, so, it defies logic that he would ever be considered to lead the Bank with the opportunity to sabotage it from within". (more...)
Miss Iraq Sent Death Threats Over Selfie With Miss Israel Miss Iraq Sent Death Threats Over Selfie With Miss Israel
- December 19, 2017

Idan was forced to write a follow-up post, in which she explained that the selfie did not signify a support of Israel or the Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , nor was it a slight against Palestinians. Idan doesn't regret taking the photo but admitted that at times, she felt to blame for her family's troubles. TThe family of the beauty queen, who lives in the United States, left Iraq after receiving death threats over the photo of the two women, Idan confirmed. (more...)
TD Asset Management Inc. Has $11.57 Million Stake in Carnival Corporation (CCL) TD Asset Management Inc. Has $11.57 Million Stake in Carnival Corporation (CCL)
- December 19, 2017

Point72 Asset Mngmt Lp accumulated 701,464 shares or 0.26% of the stock. About 433,278 shares traded. Carnival Corp . ( CCL ) is due to issue its quarterly earnings report in the upcoming extended-hours session. Therefore 76% are positive. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, December 8 by Numis Securities. Carnival has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $68.83. (more...)
North Korean Agent Charged With WMD Sale Plot In Australia North Korean Agent Charged With WMD Sale Plot In Australia
- December 19, 2017

The team accidentally broadcast internal discussions about how the arrest would play out via the social media site, Periscope, last Wednesday. The man, Chan Han Choi, 59, was arrested Saturday in the Sydney suburb of Eastwood, where he lives. (more...)
Hindu outfit asks UP schools to ban Christmas celebrations, cites majority Hindu outfit asks UP schools to ban Christmas celebrations, cites majority
- December 19, 2017

He said at the time that his group would send letters to all Christian schools in Aligarh to tell them not to participate in these activities. He said such kind of activities can affect the mentality of hindu students. The SSP, however, said the police were not aware of such a threat, but would take action against elements who take the law into their own hands. School managements have been assured full security, he added. (more...)
Alabama LB Dylan Moses sustains season-ending injury Alabama LB Dylan Moses sustains season-ending injury
- December 19, 2017

Alabama is coming off a 10-day break between games to focus on final exams, as the Tide last played on December 9 at Arizona. "Every day after practice, we dedicate some time to them from an individual standpoint, from a competitive crossover standpoint, and then also from a scheme standpoint", Elliott said. (more...)
Rain chances stay in the forecast Rain chances stay in the forecast
- December 19, 2017

Christmas Day on Monday should be sunny and cold, with highs around 30. Monday night: Rain likely, mainly after 4 a.m. A few showers are possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Sunny, with a high near 80. Wednesday night , the low will be around 43 with a southeast wind of 5 to 8 miles per hour, according to the weather service. (more...)
Latest from scene of Chesterfield counter terrorism operation Latest from scene of Chesterfield counter terrorism operation
- December 19, 2017

Members of the public reported the sound of an explosion as police raided an address in Shirebrook Road, Meersbrook, Sheffield . "As a precautionary measure and in the interest of public safety, the immediate area has been cordoned off and local residents evacuated while a thorough search is carried out". (more...)
The FBI warned Trump about Russian campaign infiltration The FBI warned Trump about Russian campaign infiltration
- December 19, 2017

Both candidates were urged to tell the feds about any suspicious outreach to their campaigns, the officials said . The FBI's warning came at least one month after the FBI had already opened an investigation into Russia's election interference and whether the Trump campaign had colluded with Moscow to undermine Hillary Clinton . (more...)
Japan, South Korea urge China to do more to 'pressure' North Korea Japan, South Korea urge China to do more to 'pressure' North Korea
- December 19, 2017

In 2015, Japan reached an agreement with the previous South Korean government on the comfort women issue as a final and irreversible resolution. Kang also expressed hope that the Japanese prime minister would be able to visit South Korea for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics next February. (more...)
DJ killed in stage collapse at Brazil music festival DJ killed in stage collapse at Brazil music festival
- December 19, 2017

Freitas was transported to a local hospital with head wounds but pronounced dead on arrival, according to the Gauchazh newspaper in nearby Porto Alegre . Freitas's Facebook page was flooded with tributes from friends and fans alike. He added that there were things flying all over the place and that there was panic. (more...)
Chick-fil-A Opens Sunday at Atlanta Airport to Help Stranded Travelers Chick-fil-A Opens Sunday at Atlanta Airport to Help Stranded Travelers
- December 19, 2017

At a media briefing Sunday night, Reed confirmed the outage was a result of a rare electrical fire in an underground Georgia Power substation at 1:06 p.m. departure, she said the first flight in today from Atlanta is just delayed about 20 minutes. Dettro said the airport was evacuated a few hours later, but she left before that - making arrangements to stay with family members. (more...)
Tampa attorney charged with soliciting sexual favors from inmate Tampa attorney charged with soliciting sexual favors from inmate
- December 19, 2017

Through the closed door of his Tampa apartment, Spark refused to speak to comment to WFTS but did say he was hiring an attorney. He has requested an attorney. In what could go down as the most freakish case in the history of jailhouse visits, a Florida attorney has been accused of paying female inmates to have sex with him while he recorded the acts, scheming to make a video entitled " Girls in Jail ". (more...)
Residents near Washington trainwreck site had anxious of high-speed danger Residents near Washington trainwreck site had anxious of high-speed danger
- December 19, 2017

An Amtrak passenger train traveling on a new route for the first time derailed Monday (Tuesday in Manila) in Washington state , killing at least three people as cars plunged off a bridge onto a busy highway at the height of morning rush hour, officials said . (more...)
Jill Stein Under Investigation for 'Collusion with the Russians'
- December 19, 2017

The Senate Intelligence Committee has reportedly requested documents from former Green Party candidate Jill Stein as part of the Russian Federation investigation. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) told reporters Monday that the Senate Intelligence Committee has "two other campaigns that we're just starting on", in addition to the panel's ongoing probe of alleged ties between the Trump administration and Kremlin officials. (more...)

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