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Trump questions FBI's integrity in Russian Federation investigation Trump questions FBI's integrity in Russian Federation investigation
- December 27, 2017

This directly negates previous U.S. intelligence community assessments, which asserted that the campaign ordered by the Russian president was directed at undermining the public image of the former secretary of state, Hillary Clinton , while promoting a positive image of the Republican candidate Donald Trump. (more...)
Court rejects Trump bid to stop transgender military recruits Court rejects Trump bid to stop transgender military recruits
- December 26, 2017

The ruling by the San Francisco-based USA 9th Circuit Court of Appeals can not immediately take effect, however, because of a Supreme Court stay until the Trump administration's challenge against two injunctions plays out in court. "This creates a peculiar situation where the restrictions may persist ad infinitum". President Donald Trump's restrictions on travel to the USA from six mostly Muslim countries, Venezuela and North Korea were largely struck down by a federal appeals court, ... (more...)
Christmas being celebrated in Goa with religious fervour Christmas being celebrated in Goa with religious fervour
- December 26, 2017

The Christmas messages were disseminated at these services. When contacted Father Roy of all saints catholic church, Maulana Azad Road he said they prayed for peace, prosperity and brotherhood in the world in general and Jammu and Kashmir in particular. (more...)
President Trump kicks off Mar-a-Lago stay, tax reform accomplished
- December 26, 2017

In order to meet budget reconciliation rules to pass bill without Democratic votes, Republicans made individual tax cuts temporary in their bill. Trump's comments to his friends also contradict what the White House suggests: the middle class would benefit from the tax cut. (more...)
Trump celebrates Christmas like most of America, with family Trump celebrates Christmas like most of America, with family
- December 26, 2017

Before the church service, the Trumps spent the day partaking in Christmas activities. Trump is spending his first Christmas in office at his estate and private club in Palm Beach, Florida . The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack. He also squeezed in time for golf, time with family and time for church. President Donald Trump turns to talk to the gathered media during a Christmas Eve video teleconference with members of the mIlitary at his Mar-a-Lago estate in ... (more...)
Aardvark and four meerkats perish in London zoo blaze Aardvark and four meerkats perish in London zoo blaze
- December 26, 2017

A fire hit London Zoo Saturday morning, forcing the closure of the zoo and killing a nine-year-old aardvark named Misha, the zoo said in a statement on its website. More than 70 firefighters attended the incident, which was brought under control by 9.16am. Other animals were said to be apparently unaffected. We will continue to monitor them over the coming days. (more...)
U.S. will provide anti-tank weapons to Ukraine, State Dept. official says U.S. will provide anti-tank weapons to Ukraine, State Dept. official says
- December 26, 2017

The Trump administration approved the sale of lethal weapons to Ukraine on Wednesday, increasing US involvement in the armed conflict and potentially raising tensions with Russian Federation. He said American weapons in the hands of Ukrainian soldiers will not be used for an offense, but rather for a "stronger" rebuff of Russian Federation and for the protection of Ukrainian soldiers and civilians, as well as for self-defense. (more...)
Blue British passports could be made in Germany, fears MP Mark Pritchard Blue British passports could be made in Germany, fears MP Mark Pritchard
- December 26, 2017

The blue cover, per the statement, is a return to the "original appearance" of the British passport and the colour blue was "first used in 1921". The travel doc makeover-which the government says is "A move to symbolise or national identity"- will cost £500 million ($669 million). (more...)
Snow arrives in Seattle just in time for Christmas Snow arrives in Seattle just in time for Christmas
- December 26, 2017

In addition, temperatures will remain very cold with lows in the single digits and highs only around 10° through Wednesday. The Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory with a forecast of 1-2 inches in the Seattle area. Tree branches could fall as well due to strong winds. Total accumulations of up to two inches will be possible, but most should end up around an inch. (more...)
Kentucky woman killed by two pit bulls and husband hurt Kentucky woman killed by two pit bulls and husband hurt
- December 26, 2017

Johnny then went looking for his wife, finding her unresponsive on the ground in the front of the house. The second got away. Authorities said Johnny feared for his life, shooting and killing the dog. "She anxious more about neighbors and friends than she did herself, as Johnny's the same way, they're just a very giving couple". Johnny was able to get away and grab his gun and shot at the dogs, killing one. (more...)
Springfield child safe, father arrested in Texas, police say Springfield child safe, father arrested in Texas, police say
- December 26, 2017

According to Springfield PD, Eli was found with his father, 30-year-old Viktor A. Bandurovskiy. Police are looking for 1-year-old Eli Bardurovskiy, who was taken by his non-custodial father Viktor Bardurovkiy (inset). Eli Bandurovskiy was allegedly abducted on December 22 at about 9 p.m.in the 2600 block of Glenstone Ave.in Springfield. He was last seen wearing a black button-up t-shirt and dark jeans. (more...)
Three escape Christmas Eve house fire in Northwest Knox Three escape Christmas Eve house fire in Northwest Knox
- December 26, 2017

Relief Lieutenant Pete Winistorfer said the Marshfield Fire and Rescue Department responded at 9:15 last night to a fire in an apartment above Mr. G's Saloon at 136 South Central Avenue. Also on Christmas Eve, there was a vehicle fire on Kingston Court in New Sudbury, outside a residence. Shreveport Fire Department took over an hour to extinguish a house fire in the 1000 block of Pickett Street. (more...)
New Ohio law bans Down Syndrome abortions New Ohio law bans Down Syndrome abortions
- December 26, 2017

The bill bans abortions after prenatal tests show the baby is more likely than not to have Down Syndrome. "This is not an issue about abortion; it is an issue of discrimination - discriminating against a person, not allowing them their God-given right to life, simply because they might have Down syndrome", CNN reported Rep. (more...)
Nation gets into celebratory mood with Christmas festivities Nation gets into celebratory mood with Christmas festivities
- December 26, 2017

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and the governor of the state N.N Vohra greeted the Christian community on the auspicious day. Christian men, women and children gathered in the Holy Catholic Family Church situated at Moulana Azad Road here to celebrate the birthday of Jesus Christ. (more...)
China said to back fresh United Nations sanctions on North Korea fuel China said to back fresh United Nations sanctions on North Korea fuel
- December 26, 2017

The resolution would require for the first time that all nations declare the total amount of refined products shipped to North Korea. "It sends the unambiguous message to Pyongyang that further defiance will invite further punishments and isolation", Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations, said after the 15-0 vote. (more...)
RPF to manage crowds in AC suburban trains RPF to manage crowds in AC suburban trains
- December 26, 2017

Earlier, BJP MPs Kirit Somaiya, Gopal Shetty, Maharashtra minister Vinod Tawde, Mumbai BJP chief Ashish Shelar and WR General Manager Anil Kumar Gupta flagged off the train. Similarly, three fast services will run between Churchgate & Borivali stopping at Mumbai Central, Dadar, Bandra & Andheri stations in both directions. (more...)
Julian Assange's official Twitter account disappears Julian Assange's official Twitter account disappears
- December 26, 2017

The WikiLeaks founder's Twitter account mysteriously vanished from the social media platform, reportedly between 7 and 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve. The big mystery may be that Assange (or whomever else has the keys to his account) accidentally clicked something and didn't realize it until later. (more...)
I-880 in Hayward closed by accident that injured CHP officers I-880 in Hayward closed by accident that injured CHP officers
- December 26, 2017

CHP officials did not provide details of the injuries or the cause of the collision. Traffic is congested because all vehicles, involving semi trucks, are being diverted to A Street. CHP says Officer Camilleri is survived by his wife, daughter, sons, parents, brother and sister. "Anne and I are deeply saddened to learn of the tragic loss of Officer Camilleri, who died yesterday while working to keep our communities safe". (more...)
Palestinians call Guatemala's Jerusalem embassy move 'shameful' Palestinians call Guatemala's Jerusalem embassy move 'shameful'
- December 26, 2017

Guatemala and Israel were joined by Honduras, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau and Togo in voting with the United States and opposing the measure. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, drawing protest and condemnation from across the Arab and Muslim world. Israel called Guatemala's vote "courageous". (more...)
Santa costume-clad Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli forces in Bethlehem
- December 25, 2017

President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. After scuffles broke out between the two sides, Israeli forces deployed tear gas to disperse the crowd. At least 689 Palestinians were injured in clashes with Israeli forces during protests across the West Bank and Gaza on December 22, according to the Palestine Red Crescent . (more...)
Farmers seek to resolve Mahadayi water dispute Farmers seek to resolve Mahadayi water dispute
- December 25, 2017

BJP sources said that the party was looking to leverage the Mhadei issue in north Karnataka constituencies, especially in districts like Belgaum, Bagalkot, etc. Siddaramaiah went on to say that he was once again asking for a meeting with the chief ministers of Goa and Maharashtra. "Is it not politics if Yeddyurappa reads the letter in the BJP election rally?" On why Mr. (more...)
Wife and mother to meet Kulbhushan Jadhav on Monday Wife and mother to meet Kulbhushan Jadhav on Monday
- December 25, 2017

Earlier this month, Pakistan had agreed to facilitate the visit of Jadhav's kin and also assured their safety, security and freedom of movement in the nation. They said Jadhav's mother and wife would be allowed to speak to media representatives if they so desire. After extensive deliberations, the Indian request was allowed and last week December 25 was proposed as the meeting date. (more...)
A mostly cloudy Saturday with light snow showers on the way A mostly cloudy Saturday with light snow showers on the way
- December 25, 2017

During the day on Christmas eve, there will be a lull in the action with dry conditions before more wintry weather returns at night. The National Weather Service says snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches are expected by Monday morning. (more...)
The Devon Energy Corporation (DVN) Given Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.25
- December 25, 2017

Volume in the last session has increased compared with RHT's average trading volume. Current price places the company's stock 14.23% away from its 200-day simple moving average, 8.77%, away from the 50-day average and also 7.56% away from 20-day average. (more...)
North Korea says new sanctions imposed by United Nations are 'declaration of war' North Korea says new sanctions imposed by United Nations are 'declaration of war'
- December 25, 2017

In the past, North Korea has stressed the need for a nuclear deterrent, but on several occasions this year, the North has hinted that it desires a nuclear arsenal akin to that of the USA, indicating that North Korea intends to further expand its nuclear weapons stockpile and develop new means to deliver those devastating weapons to distant shores. (more...)

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