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Russian Federation withdraws from ICC
- November 29, 2016

On Wednesday, Putin signed an order withdrawing the Russian signature from the Hague-based ICC's founding treaty. "It seems that President Duterte is blustering again when he announced his intent to withdraw from the Philippines' membership to the International Criminal Court ". (more...)
Sheriff: Mom held captive for weeks emotional after release
- November 29, 2016

A section of road along County Road 17 and Interstate 5 in Redding, Calif., shown on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, is where Sherry Papini, a 34-year-old wife and mother was found on Thanksgiving Day. They called her a "super mom" who would never abandon her family. An assortment of balloons and yellow ribbons dangled off a pole near Papini's home in Mountain Gate. (more...)
California mom abducted 3 weeks ago while jogging is safe
- November 29, 2016

Police are looking for two women who allegedly left her near the spot she was found by a passing motorist. Sherri Papini disappeared on November 2, 2016, and has been reunited with her husband, Shasta County sheriff's officials said on November 24, 2016. (more...)
Trump then and now: How the President-elect has changed since his election
- November 29, 2016

After firing up crowds with boisterous and sometimes divisive campaign rhetoric, Donald Trump has appeared to moderate some stances since he won the USA presidential election on November 8. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal published on November 11, Trump said he was considering keeping parts of the law, including provisions letting parents keep adult children up to age 26 on insurance policies and barring insurers from denying coverage to people with pre-existing conditions. (more...)
France Thwarts Planned ISIS Attack in Paris Area
- November 29, 2016

Five of the men remain in detention after the raids in Strasbourg and Marseille, Molins said, where officials found weapons, ammunition and documents pledging allegiance to ISIS. Disneyland Paris said in a statement that the safety and security of its guests is the number one priority, and added, "We work closely with state and local authorities, and constantly review the security measures we have in place", according to The Mail . (more...)
Federal Judge Blocks New FLSA Overtime Rule Federal Judge Blocks New FLSA Overtime Rule
- November 29, 2016

The rule was set to take effect on December 1, but many business owners took issue with it. But a USA district judge, Amos Mazzant, has ruled in favour of 21 states , which petitioned that the overtime change is unlawful, and placed a preliminary injunction on the law. (more...)
European Union to grant visa-free regime for Ukrainians within 2016:Juncker European Union to grant visa-free regime for Ukrainians within 2016:Juncker
- November 29, 2016

Still, Tusk said he hoped Ukrainians would be granted visa-free travel to the European Union - coveted by Kiev - by year-end. President Petro Poroshenko will head the Ukrainian delegation. " Ukraine has fulfilled all the conditions being set for this purpose.we should now deliver on visa liberalization,"said Juncker". The West has imposed sanctions on Putin's Russian Federation over accusations that it continues to support Ukranian-based rebels in a conflict which has claimed 10,000 lives ... (more...)
SC Gov. Nikki Haley picked as Trump's United Nations ambassador SC Gov. Nikki Haley picked as Trump's United Nations ambassador
- November 29, 2016

Israel was among the first, and was certainly the most exuberant of United Nations member states to welcome US President-elect Donald Trump's pick for ambassador to the world body. Her predecessor Susan Rice, like many ambassadors to the United Nations before her, spent part of her career as a diplomat. Trump also appears close to appointing his first black Cabinet member in former GOP presidential primary opponent Ben Carson, who indicated in a Facebook post yesterday he's very close to ... (more...)
Federal court: Wisconsin's GOP-drawn legislative districts unconstitutional Federal court: Wisconsin's GOP-drawn legislative districts unconstitutional
- November 29, 2016

Republicans likely would have retained control of the Assembly and Senate in the 2012 and 2014 elections without the new maps, he said . Yet, the Republicans maintained a 60-39 majority in the legislative chamber. The map was not representative of political geography nor of state interests, but rather focused on Republican interests, the court ruled. Virginia's congressional districts following the 2010 United States Census. (more...)
Greece: 2 dead as fire rages through refugee camp Greece: 2 dead as fire rages through refugee camp
- November 29, 2016

Panos Navrozidis, the IRC's country director for Greece, said in a statement that the group had already warned of the dangers of overcrowded conditions in Greek camps, and about conditions in Moria. The much-debated EU-Turkey agreement has seen all the refugees arriving since the end of March waiting for their asylum applications to be reviewed, sometimes stranded in camps for months. (more...)
Obama again hits at Facebook for spreading fake news
- November 28, 2016

Right now I make like $10,000 a month from AdSense. In fact , in the three months leading up to the election, Buzzfeed determined that the 20 top-performing false election stories generated almost 1.4 million more shares, reactions, and comments than the 20 best-performing real election news stories from legitimate news outlets. (more...)
Coalition agrees to 15% Backpacker Tax
- November 28, 2016

Senator Hanson and her three colleagues helped vote down the Government's 19 per cent tax rate proposal last week. The new rate has been secured with the support of Pauline Hanson and her One Nation Senators as well as Senator Nick Xenophon and Senator Derryn Hinch. (more...)
New Orleans Police say shooting leaves 1 dead, 9 injured
- November 28, 2016

On Sunday (27 November), two men were arrested at the scene, charged with illegally carrying firearms, New Orleans Police Superintendent Michael Harrison said. "This is not something that should've happened", Harrison said, adding that there were "thirty or more [police officers] in the block" as shots rang out. (more...)
May says leaders wished Obama well in meeting May says leaders wished Obama well in meeting
- November 28, 2016

The White House said in a summary of the meeting that the leaders expressed grave concern about the humanitarian situation in Aleppo. Numerous leaders convening in Berlin are facing political crises at home. Angela Merkel made clear today that her top priority in Europe was the future of the European Union and not the details of Brexit as Theresa May flew in for talks in Berlin . (more...)
Kentucky shocks Louisville to create fresh Heisman intrigue Kentucky shocks Louisville to create fresh Heisman intrigue
- November 28, 2016

Stoops said he could not really put into words how he felt after United Kingdom held on for its seventh win of the season. He also made a 51-yard field goal as time expired to beat Mississippi State 40-38 October 22. "You know sometimes in this game you find ways to win games and sometimes you find ways to lose games". And Johnson got better and better, his deep ball becoming a serious threat against even the best SEC teams Kentucky faced, before the QB was finally banged up against ... (more...)
Hurricane Otto Leaves Dead People in Costa Rica
- November 28, 2016

In La Cruz, residents in the mainly tourist area of Bahia Salinas are bracing for strong winds and heavy rains. "Five of these deaths happened in the canton of Upala, and four in the zone of Bagaces", he explained. Otto had become a tropical storm by early yesterday, the US National Hurricane Centre said, with its maximum sustained winds slowing to about 120kmh. (more...)
SC electors besieged by requests not to cast votes for Trump
- November 28, 2016

That take posed a vast contrast to his determined promises to jail her, which prompted chants of "Lock her up!" and supporters wearing costumes of Clinton in jailbird stripes to appear at his rallies across the nation. According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, the last time an elector crossed over to back another party's nominee was 1972, when Virginia Republican elector Roger L. (more...)
No. 5 Baylor Rolls Past No. 18 DePaul, 104-72
- November 28, 2016

He also completed a double-double with 10 points. "I was really happy with the game today - it was not easy to have to turnaround after finishing at nearly 10 p.m.to play at 1:30, but our guys were focused and really hungry", head coach Jennifer Rizzotti said. (more...)
Clinton campaign to take part in state election recounts: lawyer
- November 27, 2016

But Elias also wrote that the Clinton team would support the Green party candidate Jill Stein in her effort to secure recounts in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and MI. State administrator Michael Haas cited recount requests by Stein and independent candidate Rocky De La Fuente when he announced Friday that the recount was expected to be completed by the December 13 federal deadline. (more...)
Dylann Roof Determined Fit to Stand Trial in Charleston Church Massacre
- November 27, 2016

District Judge Richard M. Gergel wrote in a brief order. Court-appointed psychiatrist Dr. James Ballenger reported on Roof's competency in a two-day hearing earlier this week. Roof faces the death penalty . He has already been found competent in a state court, where he faces nine counts of murder , and prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty . (more...)
Dave Wommack to retire at end of season Dave Wommack to retire at end of season
- November 27, 2016

Defensively, the Bulldogs had the challenge of containing true freshman quarterback Shea Patterson, an elusive player who showed his wheels in the first half. He broke the all-time school rushing record for a single game, which was formally held by Anthony Dixon. Ole Miss announced about an hour before the game that defensive coordinator Dave Wommack would retire following this season. (more...)
Suspect in fatal police shooting upset over custody battle Suspect in fatal police shooting upset over custody battle
- November 27, 2016

Marconi was shot to death in his squad auto while writing out a traffic ticket. The suspect parked a vehicle behind Marconi's police cruiser, walked over and fired two shots into the officer's auto, hitting him once him in the head, then fleeing. (more...)
Suspect Arrested In Ambush Killing Of San Antonio Police Officer Suspect Arrested In Ambush Killing Of San Antonio Police Officer
- November 27, 2016

Marconi, 50, was shot and killed about 11:45 a.m. Sunday during a traffic stop near SAPD headquarters in downtown. He returned to his patrol auto to write a ticket. Sgt. Mike Mata of the Dallas Police Association acknowledged that the current climate is scary for police officers. In Florida, an officer was in his patrol vehicle wrapping up a routine traffic stop at about 8 p.m. (more...)
Xhaka will prove his worth, says Wenger
- November 27, 2016

Wenger insisted that Xhaka will still have a big role to play this season, but that he still has "to find the balance" in the team. The Swiss global became the Gunners' third most expensive signing in their history following his £34million move from Borussia Monchengladbach in the summer, but he has failed to hold down a regular place. (more...)
Nephew of ex-NBA player Camby found dead on Texas property Nephew of ex-NBA player Camby found dead on Texas property
- November 27, 2016

Hundreds of people who searched for a missing autistic boy attended a vigil in his memory Saturday night in Pearland. "Once he left the house, we don't have a clear direction of travel on him", Lt. Police say that Camby and the boy are relatives. Pearland Police Officer Michael Arnold told volunteers that McGhee is non-verbal and may be scared of loud noises. (more...)

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