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White House infested with cockroaches, mice, ants White House infested with cockroaches, mice, ants
- December 01, 2017

Then the agency must watch over the contractors". Rodent problems are nothing new for the two-century-old building-American presidents have battled unwanted vermin for years , making it nearly a right of passage for the newest officeholder. (more...)
German Christmas market evacuated after suspicious package found German Christmas market evacuated after suspicious package found
- December 01, 2017

No additional details were immediately available. They said that the package, which contained cables among other material, had been had been dropped off in the afternoon just as crowds were starting to gather at the city's Christmas market. (more...)
Smelly socks lead to arrest of Indian bus passenger Smelly socks lead to arrest of Indian bus passenger
- December 01, 2017

A man on a bus travelling from Dharamsala to Delhi was recently booked for creating a public nuisance with his stinky socks. According to the Hindustan Times , in the early morning hours of November 27, Prakash Kumar was traveling on a bus from Delhi to Dharamshala - about a 10 hour drive - when he took off his shoes and socks. (more...)
Philly man accused of teen's brutal murder, burning body Philly man accused of teen's brutal murder, burning body
- December 01, 2017

She had been reported missing at the time. Examiners say McLean was wounded more than 80 times before being determined to flame. He allegedly tried to hide the body by burying it under leaves. They still don't have a motive for the crime yet. Police returned to the scene that day and found the body, then arrested the man on murder and arson charges. (more...)
Turkey issues arrest warrant for top Central Intelligence Agency analyst over failed coup Turkey issues arrest warrant for top Central Intelligence Agency analyst over failed coup
- December 01, 2017

Graham, who served as vice chairman of the National Intelligence Council of the CIA, resided in Turkey during the attempted coup in July 2016 and left the country after it failed, according to the newspaper. The Istanbul Chief Public Prosecutor's Office issued the arrest warrant today for the top U.S. intelligence analyst as part of an ongoing investigation into the bloodiest coup in Turkish history that tried to overthrow the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP). (more...)
N.Korean Skaters Forfeit Tickets to Pyeongchang Winter Olympics N.Korean Skaters Forfeit Tickets to Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
- December 01, 2017

North Korean figure-skating pair Ryom Tae-ok (left) and Kim Ju-sik compete at the the Nebelhorn Trophy event in Oberstdorf, Germany in September. According to NBC Sports, the International Skating Union (ISU) has not received any word from North Korea. (more...)
Haley: Trump Demanded Xi Jinping Cut off North Korea's Oil Supply Haley: Trump Demanded Xi Jinping Cut off North Korea's Oil Supply
- December 01, 2017

The US is seeking to tighten the noose around North Korea, while its president resumes his colorful insults against the North Korean leader. A RANK SNUB Yet Pyongyang kept pushing in hopes of a concession, and argued that this year's envoy ranked too low to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. (more...)
Charlottesville's white nationalist rally fueled by city's 'mistakes,' report finds Charlottesville's white nationalist rally fueled by city's 'mistakes,' report finds
- December 01, 2017

The report issues recommendations regarding preparing for civil disturbance, effective management of protest events, changes in law and restoring faith in government. The report accuses Charlottesville Police Chief Al Thomas of making several attempts to obstruct the process, including trying to control what information subordinates gave to investigators, deleting text messages related to the review, trying to hide his use of a personal email account to conduct some official police business ... (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn to banks: Jeremy Corbyn to banks: "You're right, we are a threat"
- December 01, 2017

And, accusing Morgan Stanley of seeking to keep the Conservatives in power, Mr Corbyn said: "They want to keep the Tories there, because their rigged economy and their tax cuts for the richest work for them". Jeremy Corbyn is feuding with investment bank Morgan Stanley . The firm said a Labour victory would mark the most extreme shift in British politics since Thatcher was elected in the late 70s. (more...)
John Conyers Accuser Breaks Non-Disclosure, Says He Propositioned Her for Sex John Conyers Accuser Breaks Non-Disclosure, Says He Propositioned Her for Sex
- December 01, 2017

Mark Takano, D-Riverside, said in a news release. "It was sexual harassment , violating - violating my body, propositioning me , inviting me to hotels with the guise of discussing business and then proposition me for sex", Brown said Thursday morning. (more...)
Istanbul airport attack mastermind killed in Georgia Istanbul airport attack mastermind killed in Georgia
- December 01, 2017

The Georgian State Security Service said in a statement on December 1 that it had identified the gunman who blew himself up as Akhmed Chatayev. Chatayev's identity "has been confirmed as a result of an investigation and the analysis of DNA and fingerprints carried out with the help of our colleagues from the United States", she said. (more...)
British MP Advises Trump on How to Make World a Better Place British MP Advises Trump on How to Make World a Better Place
- December 01, 2017

Britain's ambassador to the US, Kim Darroch, said he had raised concerns about the president's tweets with the White House. "The president feels strongly about talking about and bringing up as an issue every day", Sanders said. "We have yet to set a date". Former Conservative minister Tim Loughton said if Twitter was "genuine in its commitment to fight hate crime online" it would delete the U.S. (more...)
Michael Flynn charged with lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation about Russian ambassador conversations Michael Flynn charged with lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation about Russian ambassador conversations
- December 01, 2017

The White House declined to immediately comment. AP reported he was due to plead guilty. Prosecutors with the office of Special Counsel Robert Mueller say Flynn falsely stated to the Federal Bureau of Investigation that he had not discussed sanctions with the then-Russian ambassador to the United States. (more...)
'Thousands' of pornographic images on deputy PM Damian Green's computer 'Thousands' of pornographic images on deputy PM Damian Green's computer
- December 01, 2017

None of the material was deemed unlawful. The pornography that was viewed was not illegal, but the cabinet office investigation will have to investigate whether Mr Green has broken the ministerial code, which states that holders of public office should be "truthful". (more...)
Somalia Marks Milad-UN-Nabi Celebrations Somalia Marks Milad-UN-Nabi Celebrations
- December 01, 2017

A high level meeting took place under chief minister Punjab Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif to review the arrangements of celebrations and security plan in connection with Eid Milad ul Nabi. Srinagar, Dec 1 Eid-i-Milad, the birthday of Prophet Muhammad, was today celebrated across Kashmir with people thronging the Hazratbal Shrine, which houses a relic of the prophet, to offer prayers. (more...)
Odd China has submarines in Indian Ocean for anti-piracy: Navy chief Odd China has submarines in Indian Ocean for anti-piracy: Navy chief
- December 01, 2017

Addressing the annual press conference ahead of Navy day, Admiral Lanba said Chinese PLAN submarines had been regularly visiting the Indian Ocean since 2013 and there were two deployments alternately - a conventional submarine and a nuclear propelled submarine. (more...)
Max-Hospital fiasco: 'Dead' baby found alive on way to burial Max-Hospital fiasco: 'Dead' baby found alive on way to burial
- December 01, 2017

The incident took place on November 30 after a 20-year-old woman pre-maturely gave birth to a set of twins at the Max hospital, one of them still-born, the news of which was conveyed to the young parents by hospital authorities. We have started inquiry and investigation, in this case, also consulting legal experts, Delhi Medical Council and taking details of all circumstances, will analyse them and initiate action". (more...)
USA to arm drones flying in Niger USA to arm drones flying in Niger
- December 01, 2017

An armed fleet of Reapers means the USA military will now have access to immediate air power in Western Africa, where the number of American servicemembers has grown in tandem with concerns about the growth of violent extremism in the region. (more...)
5 keys for the Bulldogs to win SEC Championship Game 5 keys for the Bulldogs to win SEC Championship Game
- December 01, 2017

Obviously, we'll go next year or the year after'. No. 2 Auburn (10-2) gets to show us it can be an elite team away from home. Playing the same team 2 times in a months span is certainly a unique position to be in, but Georgia isn't considering this a revenge game. (more...)
Martin Schulz denies green light to grand coalition talks with Merkel Martin Schulz denies green light to grand coalition talks with Merkel
- December 01, 2017

German Social Democrat leader Martin Schulz denied on Friday he had given the green light for a new coalition with Angela Merkel's conservatives, insisting that multiple options for forming a government were still on the table. According to Schulz, the key demands of his party are a need to reform the European Union, improve healthcare, as well as the European Union and answer French President Emmanuel Macron's Eurozone reform proposals positively. (more...)
Ex Okinawa Base Worker Gets Life Sentence for Killing Japanese Woman Ex Okinawa Base Worker Gets Life Sentence for Killing Japanese Woman
- December 01, 2017

Kenneth Franklin Shinzato was found guilty of assaulting and killing a 20-year-old local woman last year. The woman was found in the forest in May, three weeks after she had disappeared while taking a walk. Marine from 2007 to 2014, according to his lawyers and the U.S. Defense Department. A series of crimes including rapes, assaults, hit-and-run and drink-driving accidents by USA personnel have long sparked protests on Okinawa, and have been a frequent irritant in relations between close ... (more...)
Russian Federation to ban U.S. media from accessing State Duma Russian Federation to ban U.S. media from accessing State Duma
- December 01, 2017

The decision is being seen as retaliation to a decision by a committee that governs Capitol Hill access to withdraw credentials for Kremlin-funded Russian channel RT. "Such outrageous attacks on foreign media, in particular Russian media, go against the global practice of freedom of speech and unfortunately flourish in full Technicolor in the USA", he said. (more...)
Quiet Weather, Seasonal Temperatures Ahead Quiet Weather, Seasonal Temperatures Ahead
- December 01, 2017

The temperatures will remain above average Thursday . Tuesday , showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 58. Rain chance around 10%. Lows tonight drop back into the lower 30s with mainly clear and quiet conditions.The quiet and mild pattern continues into the weekend. (more...)
Syracuse man accused of making death threat to congressman over net neutrality Syracuse man accused of making death threat to congressman over net neutrality
- December 01, 2017

Angelo made an initial court appearance Wednesday. According to a criminal complaint filed by the U.S. Attorney's office, Angelo left a voicemail message and threatened to kill Katko and his family if the congressman didn't support net neutrality. (more...)
Prince Harry and fiancee Meghan Markle make first official joint tour Prince Harry and fiancee Meghan Markle make first official joint tour
- December 01, 2017

Nottingham is the first stop on a six-month tour of the United Kingdom for Prince Harry and Meghan, before they get married in May. Harry, 33, and Meghan, 36, smiled and waved to cheering members of the public as they alighted their auto, taking the time to shake hands and speak to a few lucky locals, before heading the National Justice Museum. (more...)
Brexit: Dublin needs to start acting in a 'mature way', says Paisley Brexit: Dublin needs to start acting in a 'mature way', says Paisley
- December 01, 2017

Mr Wilson's remarks come after DUP MP Ian Paisley accused the Dublin government of "disgraceful" behaviour in the Brexit negotiations. "The former first minister said "there can be no arrangements agreed that compromise the integrity of the UK single market" and place barriers, real or perceived, to the free movement of goods, services and capital between Northern Ireland and the rest of the United Kingdom". (more...)
IDF soldier stabbed to death in southern Israel, terror suspected IDF soldier stabbed to death in southern Israel, terror suspected
- December 01, 2017

His funeral is set for Sunday afternoon in Tel Aviv. The Israeli Police said it initiated a search for the suspects, who are believed to have fled the area after the stabbing. When medics arrived at the scene, they found him in critical condition, unconscious and without a pulse, according to the Magen David Adom ambulance service. (more...)
RBS to shut 259 branches and cut 680 jobs RBS to shut 259 branches and cut 680 jobs
- December 01, 2017

RBS has confirmed the closure of 259 branches and the loss of 680 jobs as part of plans to cut costs and encourage customers to use online and mobile banking. To help customers who are not comfortable or familiar with using online or mobile banking, RBS has invested in training a new "specialist taskforce of TechXperts" dedicated to helping "training" customers and providing digital support, with at leastone TechXpert in every branch across the UK. (more...)
Australia sledging doesn't cross line - Smith Australia sledging doesn't cross line - Smith
- December 01, 2017

I guess people think it's going to be a good week for the bowlers but you've still got to bowl well even if the conditions are in your favour", he said. The England worldwide later said: "It's complete guess work from the pundits on the TV, I think, as to what the grimace was". "I'm happy to clarify that with Joe Root, no problem there at all", Smith added. (more...)
We're not brokers of religion: Rahul Gandhi We're not brokers of religion: Rahul Gandhi
- December 01, 2017

It seems that the development related concerns have lost somewhere in the Gujarat Assembly elections", Sibal said. We don't want to do " dalali " over it. As the major controversy broke out, the BJP questioned Rahul's faith, while the Congress hit back accusing the BJP of playing dirty politics and maintained he was a "devout Hindu". (more...)

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