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Ohio House speaker: Governor's abortion veto being discussed
- December 16, 2016

A federal judge overturned a similar law in Arkansas in 2014 . However, the difference between victory and defeat in the history of warfare is that those who are ultimately victorious has picked themselves up after each defeat and gone on to win. (more...)
Black unemployment rate falls to 8.1 percent in November Black unemployment rate falls to 8.1 percent in November
- December 16, 2016

This year MA employers have added 67,200 jobs, with the strongest private sector growth occurring in construction , professional, scientific and business services , education and health services and hospitality. Following the statewide trend, the Shreveport area is losing jobs in the oil and gas sector. Day continued: "Even before taking office, President-elect Trump has proven that protecting and creating jobs will be among his highest priorities as president, and Americans who have ... (more...)
French parliament votes to extend State of Emergency until July 2017
- December 15, 2016

France's upper house will consider on Thursday the extension which gives police extended powers to search and arrest. The socialist government declared the state of emergency in November past year after Daesh terrorists killed 130 people and wounded hundreds in gun and bomb attacks on public places in and around Paris . (more...)
Hartley banned for 6 weeks, free for start of 6 Nations Hartley banned for 6 weeks, free for start of 6 Nations
- December 15, 2016

There were fears Hartley's poor disciplinary record could land him a suspension of eight weeks, ruling him out of England's opening Six Nations game against France. 'Let us see what happens [on Wednesday] but we recognise what Dylan has done over the last 12 months, ' RFU chief executive Ian Ritchie said after the incident. (more...)
Flames Shoot From NYC Hospital Building Under Construction
- December 15, 2016

Fire broke out on the roof of a building in Manhattan Wednesday, sending thick, black smoke into the air above the New York City skyline. The fire started on the 5th floor of the new building. Officials told the news station around 12:30 p.m. that the hospital was not being evacuated and the flames did not appear to be a threat to patients. (more...)
Winter Session|Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament Winter Session|Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament
- December 15, 2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Sonia Gandhi, party's Vice President Rahul Gandhi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, among others, were present in the House. When Kharge started speaking, the Speaker insisted that the Congress MPs standing in the well go back to their seats. As Congress questioned the decision to allow Mahtab to speak, the Speaker said she would not allow Kharge as long as Congress members were in the Well. (more...)
Advisory issued for 2-4 inches of windblown snow Advisory issued for 2-4 inches of windblown snow
- December 15, 2016

Mostly sunny, with a high near 22 and wind gusts as high as 28 miles per hour. Thankfully we won't see any wind with temperatures that cold, but a record low temperature is possible. The low at night will be around 20. "We're looking at highs Saturday of only 2 degrees", Claycomb said. In the afternoon, wind chills could be at or below zero. (more...)
At Virginia Mosque, Loretta Lynch Speaks Out Against Hate Crimes
- December 15, 2016

At a mosque in Virginia today, Attorney General Loretta Lynch spoke out against the spike in hate crime incidents across the country. "Overall, the number of reported hate crimes increased six percent from 2014", Lynch said at an interfaith event on the Justice Department's commitment to combat hate crimes. (more...)
Russia: Hacking Allegations Have 'Nothing to Do With Reality' Russia: Hacking Allegations Have 'Nothing to Do With Reality'
- December 14, 2016

Unlike Trump, who has expressed admiration for Russian leader Vladimir Putin, McConnell said flatly, "The Russians are not our friends". "It would be called conspiracy theory!" President-elect Donald Trump on Monday tweeted that he will announce his nominee for Secretary of State on Tuesday morning. (more...)
Kanye West and Donald Trump meet, talk about 'life' Kanye West and Donald Trump meet, talk about 'life'
- December 14, 2016

But Trump has said it is ridiculous to think Russian Federation interfered in the election. He told the audience that the success of Trump's campaign reaffirmed his convictions. "I am sure there are a lot of career scientists and others who see this as a awful message of fear and intimidation-'either ignore the science or we will come after you, '" he added . (more...)
College Student Arrested For Entering Trump Tower With Knives & Fireworks! College Student Arrested For Entering Trump Tower With Knives & Fireworks!
- December 14, 2016

Alexander Wang , 19, entered the building Monday evening with two knives, handcuffs, fireworks, rope, an M-80 explosive device and an empty water pistol. Last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio requested $ 35 million in federal reimbursements for the NYPD's role in securing the area around Trump Tower between November 8 and January 20 in a letter to President Barack Obama's administration. (more...)
Egypt Arrests Four Over Deadly Church Blast Egypt Arrests Four Over Deadly Church Blast
- December 14, 2016

Egypt said Monday it had arrested four people suspected of involvement in a devastating bombing of a Cairo Coptic church, as grief-stricken mourners gathered for the funeral of the dead. On Monday, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi said that the deadly attack in a Coptic cathedral complex in Cairo was staged by a 22-year-old suicide bomber, wearing a suicide vest. (more...)
Oil and Gas: AP Analysis: Will oil producers' cut have lasting impact? Oil and Gas: AP Analysis: Will oil producers' cut have lasting impact?
- December 14, 2016

The organisation intends to reduce output by 1.2m barrels per day from 1 January, with Saudi Arabia cutting by around 486,000 in an attempt to end overproduction. Bernstein said that "some of the non-OPEC supply cuts will come from natural decline, but most will come from self-imposed cuts". If prices move higher than $60 per barrel, Emmanuel Kachikwu, the Nigerian oil minister, said shuttered shale production facilities in the US might come online quickly to compete with oil. (more...)
Russian Federation signs oil development deals with Iran Russian Federation signs oil development deals with Iran
- December 14, 2016

Zanganeh, while recalling that Iran's cooperation with Russian Federation and China remains as strategic policy pursued in the post-JCPOA era, said the country sought to diversify the parties for development of fields. In a separate development as part of the top Iran-Russia energy deals meeting, Iran's Zangeneh said that his country was in talks with Russian customers to sell them up to 100,000 barrels of oil per day. (more...)
Turkish jets hit 39 Islamic State targets, kill four militants: Army
- December 14, 2016

Turkey is sending 300 more troops to northern Syria to reinforce an operation aimed at pushing ISIS and Syrian Kurdish fighters away from its southern border, state media reported on Thursday. The Observatory said explosions triggered by Islamic State had caused casualties in a village close to al-Bab. Al-Bab is of particular strategic importance to Turkey, partly because Kurdish-dominated militias have also been pursuing a campaign to seize it. (more...)
Daesh fighters regroup, make new attempt to capture Palmyra, Syria
- December 14, 2016

In the government's first official admission that Palmyra had fallen once again to the militants, Ikhbariyah TV quoted Governor Talal Barazi as saying the army had pulled out of the city. "The U.S. -led anti-ISIS coalition says it also conducted a huge attack on ISIS close to Palmyra last week". The assault on Palmyra also came as a further reminder that the Syrian army, despite substantial gains against rebel forces in recent weeks, is thinly spread, suffering from shortages of manpower and ... (more...)
Winter storms cancel more than 1000 flights in Chicago
- December 14, 2016

Officials reminded travelers to check their flight status before heading for the airport. United Air Lines and American Airlines have lifted most regional flights from Chicago O'Hare airport, which is the fourth busiest airport in the world, as well as some mainline service too. (more...)
Saudi police detain young woman for removing abaya
- December 14, 2016

Without the head-covering hijab or body-concealing abaya, Malak al-Shehri stood in ankle booties, a printed dress, sunglasses, and a jacket with her hair down. Another said: " We want blood ". However, Al Shehri was soon said to have been arrested for breaking the country's rule, which forbids Muslim women to go out in public without a hijab . (more...)
UK Supreme Court to decide Brexit trigger case as quickly as possible
- December 14, 2016

Miller won the support of all three High Court judges by submitting that when the United Kingdom passed the 1972 European Communities Act paving the way for Britain to join the EU's predecessor, the European Economic Community, rights were conferred on citizens via that act of Parliament. (more...)
Waiter Matt Terry lifts X Factor crown Waiter Matt Terry lifts X Factor crown
- December 13, 2016

No doubt this could have helped edge it for Matt Terry...' "This is why we made this show". One tweeted: "Ed Sheeran should have kept the X Factor winner's song for himself because I bet it would be a million times better than Matt's version", while another weighed in: "The winning X factor song would've been a classic had Ed Sheeran sang it instead of a BTEC version of himself". (more...)
Ga. Police Officers Shot While Serving Warrant Ga. Police Officers Shot While Serving Warrant
- December 13, 2016

Authorities say that's when someone inside started shooting at them, and the officers were able to return fire. Two Byron officers were shot Monday morning while serving a search warrant for drugs in Crawford County. Their conditions and that of the suspect weren't immediately available. The shooting comes at what has been a unsafe time for law enforcement officers in Georgia. (more...)
China says Trump's Taiwan comments cause 'serious concern' China says Trump's Taiwan comments cause 'serious concern'
- December 13, 2016

Replying to a spate of questions over Trump's comments, the first such by USA leader on Taiwan in recent years, Geng said, "I want to stress that Taiwan question has a bearing on China's sovereignty and territorial integrity and it is related to China's core interests". (more...)
Russian official: Russia, US near deal on Aleppo cease-fire
- December 13, 2016

The plan aims at allowing humanitarian aid into the shattered east of the city where regime forces are seizing control of rebel-held areas, and for sick or injured to be evacuated. And it calls for "the evacuation of civilians who wish to leave besieged east Aleppo to the northern Aleppo province countryside", where rebels still hold pockets of territory. (more...)
India, Indonesia resolve to deepen cooperation to combat terror
- December 13, 2016

While the joint statement has a reference to the South China Sea dispute, a separate document on maritime cooperation between India and Indonesia assumes significance as it comes a day after China flew its Xian H-6 strategic bomber aircraft along the nine-dash line. (more...)
Snow For Some, Mostly Rain For Others Today Snow For Some, Mostly Rain For Others Today
- December 12, 2016

Then the flakes will change to sleet and freezing rain between 3 a.m. and 6 a.m. Monday . If the snow falls for two hours more than expected, that will give an additional inch or so, while an earlier change to rain lessens the chance of higher accumulation numbers. (more...)

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