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Warner: Firing Mueller would be 'gross abuse of power' Warner: Firing Mueller would be 'gross abuse of power'
- December 22, 2017

Speaking on the Senate floor, Senator Mark Warner denounced attacks on Mueller's impartiality and said the special counsel's investigation of ties between Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation must be "able to go on unimpeded". (more...)
Air tests positive for alcohol after police shutdown frat party Air tests positive for alcohol after police shutdown frat party
- December 22, 2017

It was advertised on Facebook as "Tequila Tuesday Hoy a las 22:00". Six people -all American University students and members of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity - told police they lived at the home, according to Baltimore television station WJZ . (more...)
Buhari seeks to be sole Presidential candidate in 2019, says PDP Buhari seeks to be sole Presidential candidate in 2019, says PDP
- December 22, 2017

He promised the party national leadership that, going by the volume of his administration's development agenda, all the 16 local government councils as well as the 177 wards would be delivered to the party, tomorrow, as well as the governorship election in July 2018. (more...)
Judge throws out 'emoluments' case against Trump Judge throws out 'emoluments' case against Trump
- December 22, 2017

In the 29-page decision, however, Daniels dismissed their case - which alleged that Trump's continued interests in his businesses are leading to violations of the Domestic and Foreign Emoluments Clauses - ruled that they lack standing to bring the lawsuit. (more...)
How tax overhaul will change California deductions How tax overhaul will change California deductions
- December 22, 2017

Then, you can log into your account and, with just a few clicks, send checks out to support your favorite charities easily and simply. A DAF enables you to get a tax deduction when you need it, while giving you time to be thoughtful about which charities to support, on your own timetable. (more...)
Paul Merson apologises to Mohamed Salah after team of the year snub Paul Merson apologises to Mohamed Salah after team of the year snub
- December 22, 2017

The Egypt global tops the league with 14 goals, while Roberto Firmino and Phillipe Coutinho have chipped in with six and five strikes respectively. He joined Liverpool in a £35m ($47m) deal on transfer deadline day after turning down a deal worth up to £180,000 a week to continue his development under Arsene Wenger. (more...)
Bigg Boss 11 : Hina comments on Vikas, Priyank fight with her Bigg Boss 11 : Hina comments on Vikas, Priyank fight with her
- December 22, 2017

Luv says to Shilpa that something is cooking between Priyank and Vikas. All these snide remarks don't go down well with Vikas. Except for Arshi and Priyank, he didn't have much support in the house. Priyank and Hina fight with each other over Vikas. Priyank say that he is dead to Hina. Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai actress Hina Khan's style statement in Bigg Boss 11 has got everyone's attention. (more...)
Miss America CEO accused of slut-shaming, fat-shaming winners over email Miss America CEO accused of slut-shaming, fat-shaming winners over email
- December 22, 2017

A report by the Huffington Post revealed emails that Haskell sent over a three year period in which former Miss Americas were called vulgar names and fat-shammed. One target of Haskell's was former Miss America victor Mallory Hagan , who was ridiculed for appearing to have gained weight, and slut shamed. Board member Lynd Weidner asked a group of former Miss Americas - including Carlson - if they could speak out to defend the organization. (more...)
Jayalalithaa Death Probe: Sasikala, Apollo Reddy Receive Summons Jayalalithaa Death Probe: Sasikala, Apollo Reddy Receive Summons
- December 22, 2017

Also, T.T.V. Dhinakaran and his faction are accused of trying to bribe EC officials for allegedly facilitating a Rs 50 crore deal , in order to obtain the "two leaf" symbol of AIADMK party. And after investigation, we will find out if Dhinakaran is responsible.Media houses are requested not to telecast the video". Jayakumar also sought to know who shot the video and if there was any security "breach" since the late chief minister was under Z plus NSG security cover."Whatever material one ... (more...)
Court denies bid to delay transgender military enlistments
- December 22, 2017

Thursday's action was in response to the administration's appeal of a November 21 ruling by U.S. District Judge Marvin Garbis, who said the transgender prohibition likely violates the plaintiffs' constitutional right to equal protection under the law. (more...)
Putin: Russia's security services foil over 60 terror attacks in 2017 Putin: Russia's security services foil over 60 terror attacks in 2017
- December 22, 2017

Putin said he doubted Trump would be able to improve relations between their two countries because the USA president was being held back by his political opposition and allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 US election were being invented to raise doubts about Trump's legitimacy. (more...)
United Nations rejects U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital United Nations rejects U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital
- December 22, 2017

A total of 128 countries voted for the resolution . The other countries which supported Washington were Togo, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Marshall Islands, Guatemala, and Honduras. "The US should turn back from this wrong step". "To its shame, the United Nations has always been a hostile place for the state of Israel", Haley told the General Assembly on Thursday. (more...)
Russia's actions in Balkans, Ukraine, cyberspace worry UK Russia's actions in Balkans, Ukraine, cyberspace worry UK
- December 22, 2017

The meeting between Boris Johnson and Russia's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow was the first in five years, and it did not go well it seems. Mr Lavrov added, after mentioning the series of insulting statements, said he trusts Mr Johnson and was happy to call him by his first name. Concern over the Kremlin's use of cyber tactics and misinformation to destabilize European states has also undermined trust, with British Prime Minister Theresa May accusing Russian Federation last month ... (more...)
Wisconsin girl in 'Slenderman' stabbing sentenced to 25 years in psychiatric care Wisconsin girl in 'Slenderman' stabbing sentenced to 25 years in psychiatric care
- December 22, 2017

Their classmate, who is not being named by Reuters, survived, but remains traumatized and fearful, locking her windows every night and living with scars all over her body, Waukesha County Circuit Judge Michael Bohren said at Thursday's sentencing. (more...)
People will decide who will be next PM, not Nawaz Sharif: Shah People will decide who will be next PM, not Nawaz Sharif: Shah
- December 22, 2017

According to sources, Maryam Nawaz is set to contest elections on both provincial and national assembly seats in the general elections of 2018 and will be most likely heading PML-N's stronghold in Punjab as the chief minister. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi became Nawaz Sharif's successor when he was nominated by the party to be its candidate for prime minister. Reports claimed, Nawaz made the announcement and praised Shehbaz for his hard-work and commitment to public service. (more...)
Congress votes to prevent a government shutdown Congress votes to prevent a government shutdown
- December 22, 2017

The Senate passed a bill Thursday to fund the federal government through January 19, hours after its approval by the House. "At some point we've got to make the hard decisions", said Republican Sen. The House bill includes $2.85 billion to fund the Children's Health Insurance Program through March and funding for community health centers and the Indian Health Service. (more...)
Australia to end air strikes against IS in Iraq and Syria Australia to end air strikes against IS in Iraq and Syria
- December 22, 2017

The Australian government came up with the decision to bring Super Hornet strike aircraft home from the Middle East after talks with Iraq as well as members of the worldwide Coalition. 'They will continue to support the Iraqi security forces and the counter-terrorism services in their work to ensure that Daesh is precluded from taking any further hold, ' Ms Payne said. (more...)
United Kingdom passports to turn blue after Britain leaves the European Union United Kingdom passports to turn blue after Britain leaves the European Union
- December 22, 2017

It was reported in September that a French and German company had been shortlisted to make the new passport , alongside British banknote printer De La Rue . "It will also be one of the most secure travel documents in the world, with a raft of new security measures to protect against fraud and forgery". (more...)
Blinded in one eye, Syrian baby becomes symbol of siege Blinded in one eye, Syrian baby becomes symbol of siege
- December 22, 2017

Government forces have besieged the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta region since 2013, restricting access to food and medicines for some 400,000 residents. "The regime is starving its population to kill off the opposition", Mr Delattre said. The New Arab's Qusay Noor visited Karim on Monday and said the baby's unemployed father is struggling to care for him while raising his other children. (more...)
29 die, 29 injured in South Korean building fire 29 die, 29 injured in South Korean building fire
- December 22, 2017

The fire erupted around 4 p.m.in a building housing a sports center and public bath, killing 29 people and injuring 29 others. Tragic stories began to emerge as victims were identified. The building was believed to be built of finishing materials prone to fire and of interior materials discharging toxic gas, increasing the number of death toll. (more...)
FBI's McCabe grilled almost 8 hours amid anti-Trump bias allegations FBI's McCabe grilled almost 8 hours amid anti-Trump bias allegations
- December 22, 2017

Will we ever get to the bottom of the FBI's involvement with the Steele dossier and the role of the dossier in its surveillance of individuals connected with the Trump campaign? McCabe reportedly fielded questions on the Steele dossier. (more...)
Record 1.2 tons of ice drugs seized in W. Australia Record 1.2 tons of ice drugs seized in W. Australia
- December 22, 2017

A large-scale state and federal operation has resulted in Australia's biggest ever methamphetamine bust, with 1.2 tonnes of the drug seized from a boat in Western Australia. AFP said 59 bags of meth were found in the van. The drugs, contained in about 60 bags, were believed to have originated in China and were meant to be taken to the populous east coast. (more...)
Trump's approval rating plunges to historic low of 35% Trump's approval rating plunges to historic low of 35%
- December 22, 2017

Asked whether he will be a successful or unsuccessful president, 44% said he will be unsuccessful, 26% said Trump will be successful, 29% were not ready to make that judgment, and one percent was not sure. The tables are turned for corporate America and wealthy families like the Trumps. Negative feelings about the tax reform plan that Trump's administration and Republican Party spent the tail end of the summer and the entire fall pushing could put a dent in the GOP's majority in next year's ... (more...)
State Unemployment Rate Remains the Same, but Economy Continues to Grow State Unemployment Rate Remains the Same, but Economy Continues to Grow
- December 22, 2017

From November 2016 to November 2017, BLS estimated MA added 65,200 jobs. "I'm not trying to pretend the numbers don't look good", he said. The jobless rate in MA dipped downward by one-tenth of a percentage point last month as employers added 6,700 jobs last month, state officials reported Thursday. (more...)
Tennessee man killed in Mexico bus crash; Family members injured Tennessee man killed in Mexico bus crash; Family members injured
- December 22, 2017

Seven American and two Swedish citizens were among the 18 people injured when the bus tipped on to its side on a dual carriageway in the state of Quintana Roo, authorities said. The news from Costa Maya about a bus accident involving #CelebrityEquinox & #SerenadeoftheSeas guests is heartbreaking. "We are doing all we can to help our guests", it said. (more...)

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