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Trump Commutes Sentence of Sholom Rubashkin Trump Commutes Sentence of Sholom Rubashkin
- Декабря 21, 2017

Rubashkin was convicted in 2009 of financial fraud for bilking the plant's bank by submitting fake invoices that made the company's finances appear healthier than they were so that it could borrow more . attorneys general, judges, and other judicial professionals signed a letter to Trump in February, pleading for clemency on Rubashkin's behalf. "His family has longed for this day for eight long years", Rabbi Pesach Lerner, president of the organization, said in a statement . (more...)
North Korean soldier defects to the South - S.Korean defence official North Korean soldier defects to the South - S.Korean defence official
- Декабря 21, 2017

No shots were fired during the incident and Seoul is now investigating the soldier's intentions, said South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff. "The Navy found it in waters about 100 kilometres north of Dokdo during a patrol mission". The Korea Joongang Daily reported the North Korean was shot in the shoulder and elbow. Separately, the South Korean government on December 13 said it was considering new regulations on cryptocurrencies, including taxing capital gains from trading of virtual ... (more...)
No terror link in Australia auto ramming No terror link in Australia auto ramming
- Декабря 21, 2017

Police said the driver, an Australian citizen of Afghani descent, had a history of mental illness and did not have links to terrorism. As our federal & state police & security agencies work together to secure the scene and investigate this shocking incident our thoughts & prayers are with the victims & the emergency & health workers who are treating them. (more...)
Top Democrat says Trump firing of Mueller could provoke 'constitutional crisis' Top Democrat says Trump firing of Mueller could provoke 'constitutional crisis'
- Декабря 21, 2017

But Committee ranking Democrat Elijah Cummings, of Maryland, says the panel does have jurisdiction over the matter. Mr. Trump said last weekend that he is not planning to fire Mr. Trump fired Flynn in February. Still, it's unclear how broadly revelatory the emails will be for Mueller. In addition to e-mails, the GSA turned over laptops, cellphones, and an iPad to Mueller's office. (more...)
International Monetary Fund slashes United Kingdom growth forecasts amid Brexit uncertainty International Monetary Fund slashes United Kingdom growth forecasts amid Brexit uncertainty
- Декабря 21, 2017

Britain's tepid growth can improve along with other economies should a positive trade deal over Brexit be agreed to with the EU, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said on Wednesday. The report also welcomed recent progress in the Brexit talks with Brussels but said the time-frame for negotiating a new trade deal was ambitious. (more...)
'Best days are behind him' - Rae delivers damning verdict on Celtic signing 'Best days are behind him' - Rae delivers damning verdict on Celtic signing
- Декабря 21, 2017

The centre back joins from RB Leipzig , and has made 195 appearances in the Bundesliga . You saw the benefits of having Kolo Toure last season, with the experience he has. "We're all in this together, so there's not one position or certain players that are responsible for our success or our setbacks". Former BT Sport and current Bundesliga commentator Derek Rae has been giving his thoughts on Celtic's new signing Marvin Compper - and he isn't exactly impressed. (more...)
Rosie O'Donnell faces conservative backlash after offering to pay GOP senators Rosie O'Donnell faces conservative backlash after offering to pay GOP senators
- Декабря 21, 2017

O'Donnell promised in a tweet Tuesday night that she would give Collins and Flake each $2 million if they voted "no" on the tax bill. The outspoken liberal used the rationale that "they have been paid obviously", implicitly charging that some "yes" votes on the bill are a result of lobbying and donations from special interest groups and that, accordingly. (more...)
China, Russia criticise U.S. for Cold War mentality and Imperialism China, Russia criticise U.S. for Cold War mentality and Imperialism
- Декабря 20, 2017

China's Foreign Ministry on Monday defended trade with the United States as a win-win scenario ahead of a speech by U.S. President Donald Trump laying out a new national security strategy that makes clear that China is a competitor. On Friday, China's finance ministry said it would cut export taxes on some steel products and ditch those for sales overseas of steel wire, rod and bars from January 1, stirring concern in the United States and Europe that the world's top steel producer may be ... (more...)
United Kingdom deputy prime minister Damian Green reigns from cabinet after porn allegations United Kingdom deputy prime minister Damian Green reigns from cabinet after porn allegations
- Декабря 20, 2017

Green was a vital political ally who acted as a de facto deputy prime minister and supported May in her hard Brexit negotiations. She claimed the minister "fleetingly" touched her knee in a pub in 2015 and in 2016 sent her a "suggestive" text message which left her feeling "awkward, embarrassed and professionally compromised". (more...)
Franken to leave Senate Jan. 2; Smith takes over Jan. 3 Franken to leave Senate Jan. 2; Smith takes over Jan. 3
- Декабря 20, 2017

Al Franken will resign on January 2, 2018, almost a month after announcing his intent to leave in the wake of several accusations of sexual misconduct. While he denied the allegations or said he recalled the events differently than the women, he resigned after most of his Senate Democratic colleagues said he had to go. (more...)
United States vetoes resolution on Trump's Jerusalem decision United States vetoes resolution on Trump's Jerusalem decision
- Декабря 20, 2017

Riyad Mansour, the Palestinian Ambassador to the United Nations , told the Security Council, "East Jerusalem remains occupied and an integral part of the Palestinian territory occupied since 1967 and is the capital of the State of Palestine, as recognized by the majority of the countries around the world". (more...)
At Least 12 Dead In Tourist Bus Crash In Mexico
- Декабря 20, 2017

We are doing all we can to care for our guests, including assisting with medical care and transportation. Quintana Roo state authorities said emergency responders took the injured to hospitals in Bacalar , Chetumal and Tulum . After all of the dead had been identified, local officials will notify consular authorities. The bus carrying tourists from cruise ships docked in Mahahual to Mayan ruins flipped over Tuesday morning. (more...)
Row over ugly spikes to deter pesky pigeons in Bristol Row over ugly spikes to deter pesky pigeons in Bristol
- Декабря 20, 2017

In September, Stevenage Borough Council in Hertfordshire put spikes on a tree in the centre of town to prevent "mess and disease". The white spikes, normally used to stop birds roosting on buildings, were installed at two smart apartment blocks in the exclusive Bristol suburb of Clifton after residents complained that the paintwork of their BMWs and Audis was covered in droppings. (more...)
Daesh affiliate claims responsibility for deadly attack on El-Arish airport Daesh affiliate claims responsibility for deadly attack on El-Arish airport
- Декабря 20, 2017

Egypt has experienced a wave of militant attacks, mainly targeting security forces and Christians, since Egypt's military toppled democratically-elected, but divisive, Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in 2013. The attack took place during a visit by the Egyptian ministers of interior and defence to Al-Arish. On November 24, a terrorist attack against a mosque in a town of Arish city killed at least 310 Muslim worshippers and wounded over 120 others, marking the deadliest terror operation and ... (more...)
Trump's approval rating hits historic low of 35 percent Trump's approval rating hits historic low of 35 percent
- Декабря 20, 2017

RealClearPolitics , after aggregating the 13 national surveys released between December 5 and December 19, found that Trump had an average approval rating of 38.5 percent and an average disapproval rating of 57 percent. Fifty percent of registered voters say they prefer a Democratic-controlled Congress, versus 39 percent who want Republicans in charge. For example, according to exit polls, 66 percent of white voters without a college degree backed Trump over Hillary Clinton, but just 47 ... (more...)
Country star Michael Ray arrested for DUI, pot in Eustis Country star Michael Ray arrested for DUI, pot in Eustis
- Декабря 20, 2017

According to the report, Michael's Jeep hit the vehicle in front of him waiting in the drive-thru line at McDonald's. According to the arrest report, the officer said Roach , who performs under the name Michael Ray , had bloodshot eyes, slurred his speech, stumbled while walking and smelled of alcohol. (more...)
Powerful Winds That Fanned Thomas Fire Expected to Return to SoCal Powerful Winds That Fanned Thomas Fire Expected to Return to SoCal
- Декабря 20, 2017

Milder winds, cooler temperatures and a higher relative humidity have aided firefighters for the past two days. One firefighter died of smoke inhalation and burns last Thursday near the town of Fillmore in Ventura County. history. "Only two other years in recent history have topped that". The fires in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties are the third largest in California's history, but 9.5 million acres of US vegetation have been scorched this year. (more...)
Turkish government wants Enes Kanter imprisoned for four years Turkish government wants Enes Kanter imprisoned for four years
- Декабря 20, 2017

Turkish prosecutors demanded on Wednesday, December 20 over 4 years jail for Turkish NBA player Enes Kanter on charges of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, state media reported . According to ESPN, Kanter described himself as "countryless" after the incident while stating his desire to also become an American citizen . He resided in Oklahoma City for two-plus seasons before being traded to NY. (more...)
USA blacklists Chechen leader Kadyrov, 4 others over human rights abuses, corruption
- Декабря 20, 2017

The Treasury Department identified Katayev as a law enforcement officer in Chechnyа. "We will continue to use the Magnitsky Act to aggressively target gross violators of human rights in Russian Federation, including individuals responsible for extrajudicial killings, torture, and other despicable acts", said John Smith, who oversees the sanctions program. (more...)
Trudeau apologizes for conflict of interest with Aga Khan Trudeau apologizes for conflict of interest with Aga Khan
- Декабря 20, 2017

This unedited video from The Canadian Press shows Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meeting with Aga Khan on May 17, 2016. Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the media in the foyer of the House of Commons following the release of an ethics report in Ottawa on Wednesday Dec. (more...)
Child Health Insurance Program running out of money Child Health Insurance Program running out of money
- Декабря 20, 2017

Virginia sent letters last week to parents of 68,000 children warning them that CHIP coverage would end on January 31 unless Congress took action. Allowing funding for this program to expire when it did two months ago was an irresponsible move, one that put many children's health status in jeopardy. (more...)
Protesters torch political party offices in Kurdistan Protesters torch political party offices in Kurdistan
- Декабря 20, 2017

The Kurdistan Islamic Group (Komal), another opposition party with a smaller presence in parliament, also withdrew from the government. The Iraqi Defense Ministry on Tuesday denied claims by the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG)'s main security agency that federal forces were gearing up to seize parts of northern Iraq held by Peshmerga fighters. (more...)
Iran, Turkey, Azerbaijan denounce U.S. decision on al-Quds Iran, Turkey, Azerbaijan denounce U.S. decision on al-Quds
- Декабря 20, 2017

The Turkish Foreign Ministry said that Azerbaijan's Elmar Mammadyarov , Mohammad Javad Zarif of Iran, and Turkey's Mevlut Cavusoglu would exchange views on "the prospects for enhancing regional cooperation". In a Wednesday meeting, Zarif and Turkish FM Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu discussed the expansion of bilateral ties between Tehran and Ankara, particularly in the field of banking. (more...)
Most of Amtrak train wreckage removed from Washington highway Most of Amtrak train wreckage removed from Washington highway
- Декабря 20, 2017

New details emerged about the crash, the investigation and efforts to reopen southbound lanes of Interstate 5. Jim Hamre was a retired civil engineer from the Washington Transportation Department, the Associated Press (AP) reported, adding that he lived with his mother in Puyallup. (more...)
Gov. Rick Scott calls on state senator to resign Gov. Rick Scott calls on state senator to resign
- Декабря 20, 2017

She testified Latvala "placed his hands up her dress, touched the outside of her underwear at her vaginal area, her buttocks, and her breast". In a statement released on Wednesday, Governor Scott said, "Now that the special master report is complete and probable cause has been found, it is time for Senator Latvala to resign". (more...)

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