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Animatronic Donald Trump Makes Debut at Disney and Freaks People Out Animatronic Donald Trump Makes Debut at Disney and Freaks People Out
- December 22, 2017

Disney shut it down on January 17, 2017 in order to refurbish the other robots and install the Trump Hall of Presidents statue. The speech for the robot was recorded by Trump himself and this is a tradition that has been carried on by all sitting presidents since the 1990s. (more...)
North Korea Testing Anthrax-Tipped Missiles North Korea Testing Anthrax-Tipped Missiles
- December 22, 2017

North Korean state television reported last month the launch of a new intercontinental ballistic missile, Hwasong 15, which is a nuclear-capable weapon which could fly as far as America. President Donald Trump has engaged in bellicose rhetoric with the North Korean leader, who has referred to him as a "dolt". His claims are yet to be verified. (more...)
Times will keep reporter accused of sexual misconduct Times will keep reporter accused of sexual misconduct
- December 22, 2017

Thrush, 50, will remain suspended until January and be pulled from the White House beat, according to the paper. Times lawyer Charlotte Behrendt led an internal investigation against Thrush that "involved interviews with more than 30 people in NY and Washington, both inside and outside The Times ", according to the paper. (more...)
Ferris Capital LLC Sells 3700 Shares of Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB)
- December 22, 2017

Horan Capital Advisors LLC. purchased a new position in shares of Fifth Third Bancorp in the third quarter worth $102,000. World Investors holds 23.41 million shares. CIBC Asset Management Inc increased its holdings in shares of Fifth Third Bancorp by 1.3% in the 2nd quarter. The stock of Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB ) has "Equal Weight" rating given on Tuesday, January 3 by Barclays Capital. (more...)
Oh Come On: Roy Moore Still Hasn't Conceded Oh Come On: Roy Moore Still Hasn't Conceded
- December 22, 2017

Statewide, Democrat Doug Jones beat Republican Roy Moore by more than 20,000 votes, but Moore hasn't conceded and is awaiting state certification of the vote. In addition to the piece about Carson Jones , Moore shared an article from the far-right site World New Daily that blamed "Muslims and Marxists" for his upset defeat earlier this month. (more...)
State of anarchy in Karnataka, alleges Yogi Adityanath State of anarchy in Karnataka, alleges Yogi Adityanath
- December 22, 2017

The birth anniversary celebrations of the 18th Century ruler had triggered a huge controversy and protests in the state and resulted in the deaths of two persons two year ago. Alleging that there is a law and order problem in the state, he spoke about "brutal killings" of Hindu and BJP workers. Countering Adityanath's attack, state education minister Dr Sharan Prakash Patil accused him of trying to divide the society on communal lines. (more...)
Anissa Weier Sentenced To 25 Years In Mental Health Facility Anissa Weier Sentenced To 25 Years In Mental Health Facility
- December 22, 2017

Both Weier and Geyser will be sentenced this week but they have been told to expect a minimum of three years in their mental hospitals. Since her arrest Weier had been held in a West Bend juvenile jail on $500,000 bail. Leutner said Payton would not speak to anyone but her for months and was afraid to sleep in her own bed. The mother also said Payton felt "placement in a mental health facility was the best disposition for both girls", but the girl still feared for her safety. (more...)
First look of Nawazuddin Siddiqui for Bal Thackeray's biopic is out First look of Nawazuddin Siddiqui for Bal Thackeray's biopic is out
- December 22, 2017

Amitabh, who was closely associated with late Thackeray for more than four decades, recalled his personal and family relations with the late Sena chief and his family members. I know it's a big responsibility, but I will not disappoint you". In addition, the three hour film will touch the creative side of Thackeray in terms of his work as a cartoonist, writer and executive editor of Saamana newspaper. (more...)
Meghan Markle named 2017's Woman of the Year by UK's Hello Magazine
- December 22, 2017

Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle during an official photocall to announce their engagement at The Sunken Gardens at Kensington Palace on November 27, 2017 in London. Today's lunch will see Markle reunite with the queen's beloved corgis, who have taken a shine to her. It is expected that Markle will spend Christmas at Sandringham, where the royal family traditionally exchanges presents on Christmas Eve and attends church on Christmas Day at St Mary Magdalene Church. (more...)
Parents give teacher wine with son's face on label for Christmas Parents give teacher wine with son's face on label for Christmas
- December 22, 2017

The boy's brother, DJ Sommers, posted the gag gift on Twitter and it's become an instant hit with social media users looking for amusing ideas for presents. It's clear the internet believes this was a gift worth giving - and receiving. "None of the teachers were shocked by it". According to WHIO-TV, Mary Sommers and her husband, Paul, chose to have some fun with the teachers at Ascension School in Kettering and put a picture of their son, Jake, an eighth-grader, on bottles of wine. (more...)
Judge dismisses lawsuit alleging Trump violated Constitution Judge dismisses lawsuit alleging Trump violated Constitution
- December 22, 2017

In a 29-page opinion granting the Trump administration's request to toss the suit, Daniels said the plaintiffs did not have legal standing to bring the suit. Manhattan federal judge dismisses emoluments... Because the Constitution expressly gives Congress the power to consent, he said, courts avoid interfering, under the political question doctrine, unless and until Congress asserts that power. (more...)
South Puget Sound couple among those killed in Mexican bus crash South Puget Sound couple among those killed in Mexican bus crash
- December 22, 2017

An assistant principal at Sand Hill Elementary School in Belfair and her husband were among the 12 people killed on a tourist bus crash in Mexico as they traveled from cruise ships to visit nearby Mayan ruins, North Mason School District Superintendent Dana Rosenbach said Wednesday. (more...)
Parents devastated by Cameron House Hotel fire death Parents devastated by Cameron House Hotel fire death
- December 22, 2017

A message read: "We would ask all guests and customers to remain patient as we work with the emergency services to establish the extent of the damage and ascertain when we will be able to re-open". Mr Midgley, a journalist and public relations manager, and Mr Dyson, a freelance TV producer, were named by relatives as having died. Evening Standard editor George Osborne said: "The team here at the Standard are very sad to hear the terrible news about Simon and Richard. (more...)
Digging Up the Facts on Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE)
- December 22, 2017

The company has market cap of $1.75 billion. The stock increased 0.77% or $0.77 during the last trading session, reaching $100.68. Donaldson Michael P sold $601,283 worth of stock or 6,167 shares. Energy Transfer Equity has a 1 year low of $15.03 and a 1 year high of $20.05. Zacks.com's news article titled: "Is Energy Transfer Equity ( ETE ) a Great Value Pick?" with publication date: December 06, 2017 was also an interesting one. (more...)
Catalan separatists regain majority in regional election
- December 22, 2017

At the heart of the battle instead was the sensational recent independence push that led to Spain's worst political crisis in decades. The separatist parties were seen getting some 71 seats in the 135-seat assembly, the preliminary data showed. (more...)
A Blast Of Winter Weather On The Way For CNY A Blast Of Winter Weather On The Way For CNY
- December 22, 2017

Freezing drizzle and snowfall throughout the day may create hazardous travel conditions, according to the National Weather Service . More light snow is possible overnight, and sustained wind speeds up to 15 miles per hour could result in below-zero wind chill values. (more...)
WannaCry Ransomware: US Says North Korea To Blame WannaCry Ransomware: US Says North Korea To Blame
- December 22, 2017

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un presides over a target strike exercise conducted by the special operation forces of the Korean People's Army (KPA) at an undisclosed location. He also warned of further unidentified actions that would take place "at a time and manner of our choosing". Last week, the two companies collaborated with other unnamed members of the security community to take action against the group, the companies and a White House official said on Tuesday. (more...)
GOP tax bill 'essentially' repeals ObamaCare GOP tax bill 'essentially' repeals ObamaCare
- December 22, 2017

Senator Susan Collins' (R-ME) yes-vote was contingent on two ACA stabilization bills that have not passed. Healthy people looking for lower premiums who are willing to gamble that they'll stay healthy may have an alternative with the administration's plans to allow short-term insurance plans for longer periods and to give people and small businesses the chance to group together to buy insurance. (more...)
Hugh Jackman Would Reprise His Role As Logan In Wolverine Musical Hugh Jackman Would Reprise His Role As Logan In Wolverine Musical
- December 22, 2017

Hugh Jackman stars, and does a decent and honest enough job belting out some very kicking-out-time-at-GAY-circa-2016-sounding numbers. A roof-top dance between Jackman and Williams early on remains a high-point the film fails to better, while the power-pop ballad "Rewrite the Stars", sung by Zac Efron's society man and Zendaya's trapeze performer, will no doubt have audiences swooning. (more...)
Israel Rejects Jerusalem Vote At UN 'House Of Lies' Israel Rejects Jerusalem Vote At UN 'House Of Lies'
- December 22, 2017

The UN on Thursday overwhelmingly adopted a resolution on Jerusalem calling on the U.S.to withdraw its recognition of the city as Israel's capital. " Jerusalem is the capital of Israel whether the United Nations recognizes it or not", Netanyahu stressed, saying that while "it took 70 years for the U.S. (more...)
Sarah Huckabee Sanders Holds Back on Tax Bill Reaction Sarah Huckabee Sanders Holds Back on Tax Bill Reaction
- December 22, 2017

Sanders was also asked about Trump's claim that the new tax brackets, should they pass in the Senate and become law, will cost him money on his own taxes. Meanwhile, Twitter piled on the criticism against Sanders and slammed her as "hypocritical" for lecturing a congressman over his tweeting habits. Jordan Fabian of The Hill asked Sanders about this today, though things took a amusing turn when his phone's speaker went off as he tried to ask his question. (more...)
Two Indiana casinos are soon to be under new ownership Two Indiana casinos are soon to be under new ownership
- December 22, 2017

AstraZeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) has risen 19.45% since December 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.60% the S&P500. Las Vegas-based Pinnacle Entertainment Inc., which owns Ameristar Casino and Hotel in East Chicago and Belterra Casino Resort in Florence, is set to be acquired by Penn National Gaming Inc.in a $2.8 billion deal. (more...)
United States ends try to stop 2 illegals' abortions United States ends try to stop 2 illegals' abortions
- December 22, 2017

The young woman now is free to seek an abortion on her own time and at her own expense, if she chooses; but the government and the taxpayers will not be forced to help facilitate it. Roe appears to be a 19-year-old adult rather than a 17-year-old minor. "If they choose not to exercise these options, HHS does not believe we are required to facilitate the abortion", the government lawyers said in a statement. (more...)
Trump gets go-ahead to build wall - at his Irish golf course Trump gets go-ahead to build wall - at his Irish golf course
- December 22, 2017

The earlier application had included references to climate change and the threat of global warming, which Mr. Trump had previously described as hoax , in its case for building the wall. A number of conditions are also attached to the planning permission - including that access and rights of way to the beach can not be obstructed and that an archaeologist with coastal, maritime and underwater experience is engaged. (more...)
United Nations to vote on new N.Korea sanctions targeting oil United Nations to vote on new N.Korea sanctions targeting oil
- December 22, 2017

The Xin Sheng Hai (flag unknown); the Hong-Kong-flagged Lighthouse Winmore; the Togo-flagged Yu Yuan; Panama-flagged Glory Hope 1 (also known as Orient Shenyu), Kai Xiang, and Billions No. military's Pacific Command, Commander Dave Benham, said "it would be inappropriate to discuss plans for future exercises at this time". The resolution, the fourth since November 2016, would need support from China, a veto-wielding member of the Security Council that is also North Korea's biggest trading ... (more...)

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