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Women call on congress to investigate Trump harassment Women call on congress to investigate Trump harassment
- December 12, 2017

And when you're a star, they let you do it. Trump says Democrats "have been unable to show any collusion with Russia" and now are "moving on" to these allegations. Juliet Huddy, former Fox News host claimed Trump attempted to kiss her in the Trump Tower elevator after a business lunch. They trio accused Trump of groping, fondling, forcibly kissing, humiliating or harassing them at different times and have all called for an immediate congressional inquiry to address the allegations. (more...)
Russian Foreign Ministry 'Alarmed' by Trump's Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's Capital Russian Foreign Ministry 'Alarmed' by Trump's Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's Capital
- December 12, 2017

Mr Trump broke tradition with decades of United States policy by recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel , imperilling Middle East peace efforts and upsetting the Arab world and Western allies alike. There were no reports of casualties on either side. During their meeting in Brussels, Safadi and Mogherini stressed on the need to limit the negative consequences of the United States' decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, which was rejected by Jordan because it ... (more...)
Trump Took to Twitter to Deny He Watches a Lot of TV Trump Took to Twitter to Deny He Watches a Lot of TV
- December 12, 2017

The story also says that Trump drinks a dozen Diet Cokes a day and other slightly gossipy items of his daily routine. According to the paper, President Trump begins the day by turning on CNN , an outlet he has routinely branded "fake news", before swiftly switching to Fox News' Fox & Friends. (more...)
Ukraine authorities to appeal Saakashvili's release Ukraine authorities to appeal Saakashvili's release
- December 12, 2017

Saakashvili's wife, Sandra Elisabeth Roelofs, said Ukrainian authorities "crossed a red line" by arresting him. Saakashvili faces the prospect of being sent back to his native Georgia, which has sought him on abuse of office charges. Protester Valery Shapovalov carried a big poster showing Poroshenko behind bars. Saakashvili was the key figure of the 2003 Rose Revolution protests that forced Eduard Shevardnadze to resign the presidency. (more...)
Nikki Haley: Trump's Assault Accusers Should Be Heard, Even After the Election Nikki Haley: Trump's Assault Accusers Should Be Heard, Even After the Election
- December 11, 2017

Just in Washington, this week saw Democratic Minnesota senator Al Franken and MI representative John Conyers announce their resignations over accusations of sexual misconduct and the Arizona Republican representative Trent Franks announce his departure after it was reported that he discussed child surrogacy with female members of staff. (more...)
Archaeologists Uncover 2 Ancient Tombs in Egypt's Luxor Archaeologists Uncover 2 Ancient Tombs in Egypt's Luxor
- December 11, 2017

The Antiquities Ministry has made a string of discoveries since the beginning of 2017 in several provinces across Egypt - including the tomb of a royal goldsmith in the same area and belonging to the same dynasty, whose work was dedicated to the ancient Egyptian god Amun. (more...)
Met Office issues amber warning for Derbyshire — SNOW ALERT Met Office issues amber warning for Derbyshire — SNOW ALERT
- December 11, 2017

Meteorologist Aidan McGivern said: "Looking ahead to Friday rush hour in the evening and further disruption is possible in the west where snow showers continue to pile into northern and western parts of Britain". "Icy surfaces are also likely to be an additional hazard, especially overnight". Forecasters warned that the snow would become more widespread throughout the day. (more...)
Met Workplace snow climate warning for Wales Met Workplace snow climate warning for Wales
- December 11, 2017

This follows risky and violent winds caused by Storm Caroline , which has now started to move away from Britain. Some parts of the United Kingdom have already woken up to a blanket of snow today. Social media users as far south as Birmingham posted videos of blizzards, with the potential for a smattering across the far South West, the whole of Wales and parts of Oxfordshire by dusk on Saturday. (more...)
Senior UN official assures Pyongyang of commitment to peaceful solution Senior UN official assures Pyongyang of commitment to peaceful solution
- December 11, 2017

The state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said Feltman's visit will help improve the United Nations and North Korea to communicate effectively through routine channels. The message comes amid a mixture of hardline and more moderate positions on Pyongyang within the Trump administration since North Korea's ICBM test launch on November 29. (more...)
An agonising flight for Zaira Wasim An agonising flight for Zaira Wasim
- December 11, 2017

The Commission, which was constituted with an aim to investigate and examine matters relating to the safeguards provided to women under the Constitution, took a suo moto action following media reports about the incident and issued a notice to the airliner. (more...)
Abbas won't meet Pence as Palestinians seek new mediator Abbas won't meet Pence as Palestinians seek new mediator
- December 11, 2017

The White House warned on Thursday that cancelling a planned meeting between Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas and United States vice president Mike Pence in the wake of Washington's policy shift on Jerusalem would be "counterproductive". However, Palestinian protests on Saturday were less intense than on the previous two days. Hamas, which controls Gaza, confirmed the two men killed in the pre-dawn strikes belonged to the group, which has urged Palestinians to keep up the confrontation ... (more...)
Trump urges 'calm' as anger to Jerusalem decision mounts across Muslim world Trump urges 'calm' as anger to Jerusalem decision mounts across Muslim world
- December 11, 2017

President Trump has also directed the U.S. State Department to start a plan for physically relocating the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. "I know for a fact there are a lot of happy people in this room", Trump stated in reference to his Jerusalem declaration . (more...)
Israel demolishes tunnel 'belonging to Hamas' from Gaza into its territory Israel demolishes tunnel 'belonging to Hamas' from Gaza into its territory
- December 11, 2017

The tunnel had electricity and other amenities, such as ventilation and communications equipment, suggesting that it was a significant tunnel for Hamas, the IDF also said in a statement. It is the second terror tunnel neutralized in recent weeks. Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said the tunnels were an unacceptable threat and that Israel would invest "every resource" to stop them. (more...)
The price of human rights The price of human rights
- December 11, 2017

It recognizes human rights and freedoms as given at birth, ensures equality and guarantees protection from violence, ill-treatment and penalties that affect human dignity. According to a report by KCNA Watch, the state news agency of North Korea, the white paper did not only praise North Korea for upholding human rights but also talked about nations that "violated them", referring to Western countries like the USA and the United Kingdom. (more...)
Plane Falls From Sky, Crashes Into House in San Diego Plane Falls From Sky, Crashes Into House in San Diego
- December 11, 2017

The plane crashed shortly after take-off from the Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport after the pilot reported an engine failure. His daughter, Roula said that the firefighter brought one of the dogs Mr. The plane and back of the house were engulfed in flames by then and no rescue was possible of two people trapped in the aircraft, the fire chief said. (more...)
Trump demands, gets apology from Washington Post reporter Trump demands, gets apology from Washington Post reporter
- December 11, 2017

But that didn't satisfy the president, who called Weigel's original tweet "FAKE NEWS" and said , "he should be fired". He removed the tweet after being told by others that the photo was taken before the venue filled up and apologized in a later Twitter exchange with the president. (more...)
Government admits Brexit impact assessments do not exist Government admits Brexit impact assessments do not exist
- December 10, 2017

Britain should leave open the option of being in a UK-wide customs union with the European Union after Brexit and aim to keep the benefits of the bloc's single market, the opposition Labour Party said on Wednesday. "Do not draw the conclusion that because you've used the word impact, you have an impact assessment", he told the committee made up of MPs from across the Commons. (more...)
OCR head hopes Russian athletes' Olympic kits to feature national details OCR head hopes Russian athletes' Olympic kits to feature national details
- December 10, 2017

By banning some innocent athletes as well as guilty ones, the ban "violates the basic human rights and undermines the trust in law and justice", said the Uzbekistan-born oligarch, who is a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, in a letter to the IOC's executive board. (more...)
Roy Moore rally set for Monday in Midland City Roy Moore rally set for Monday in Midland City
- December 10, 2017

There are a lot of considerations in evaluating the claims, and they appeared not only weak, but the information to Judge Moore's behalf, developments refuting the claims and even discrepancies with any proof, were not reported . As of Tuesday, Moore's Democratic opponent, Doug Jones , was leading him by four points in a poll by Big League-Gravis. It has come to this for Alabama voters. (more...)
Multiple wildfires destroy homes in Los Angeles County Multiple wildfires destroy homes in Los Angeles County
- December 10, 2017

Firefighters were getting the upper hand Saturday on a scary, home-destroying Sepulveda Pass fire that ran wild in the ritzy Bel Air area earlier in the week, forcing massive traffic jams when the San Diego (405) Freeway was completely shut down. (more...)
Was there bias for Clinton? Was there bias for Clinton?
- December 10, 2017

Questions arise whether former FBI director Robert Mueller is running a non-partisan and fair investigation of the alleged collusion between the presidential campaign of Donald Trump and the Russian government. "Congressman there is no shortage of opinions out there". "The FBI that I see is tens of thousands of fearless men and women", he continued. The senior Democrat on the committee, Rep. (more...)
Appeals Court Ruling Keeps Netflix Appeals Court Ruling Keeps Netflix "Making A Murderer' Killer In Prison"
- December 10, 2017

The court was faced with the task of deciding whether Dassey's confession, that was captured on video tape, to the 2005 rape and murder of Halbach could be used against him. Chief Judge Diane P. Wood said: "Without this involuntary and highly unreliable confession, the case against Dassey was nearly nonexistent". Court papers also raised the issue of Dassey's IQ, described as being in the "low to borderline" range. (more...)
N Korea Agrees To Communicate Regularly With UN At Various Levels N Korea Agrees To Communicate Regularly With UN At Various Levels
- December 10, 2017

A top United Nations official told senior North Korean figures there was an "urgent need" to keep channels open to avoid the risk of war, the organisation says. "The United Nations expressed concerns over the heightened situation on the Korean peninsula and expressed willingness to work on easing tensions on the Korean peninsula in accordance with the U.N. (more...)
Facing global isolation, White House defends Donald Trump Facing global isolation, White House defends Donald Trump
- December 10, 2017

It is the first time the White House has committed to releasing records about the president's health , something his predecessors did regularly. But as Rachel noted on last night's show, there are some lingering questions not only about what he said, but also about how he said it. (more...)
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Philadelphia 76ers Odds, Analysis, NBA Betting Pick Los Angeles Lakers vs. Philadelphia 76ers Odds, Analysis, NBA Betting Pick
- December 09, 2017

Ingram finished with 21 points. The 76ers latest defeat came Thursday night before a national television audience. Simmons had 18 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds in the first meeting with the Lakers, and his extremely well-rounded game is what has made him the favorite to win the award. (more...)

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