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Judge sentences young Jacksonville man to life in prison for shooting officer Judge sentences young Jacksonville man to life in prison for shooting officer
- December 01, 2017

The officer was on his way to drop his teenage son off at school, WJXT-TV reported . He wasn't on duty, but he was wearing a ballistic vest with the text "police" on it, WTLV reports . That's when Rojas got out of his white Cadillac and started shooting at the officer, police said. The officer returned fire and Rojas ran off. Bullets struck the officer in the face, stomach and hand. (more...)
Missouri education commissioner ousted Missouri education commissioner ousted
- December 01, 2017

The upshot of Beetem's ruling appears to be that Springfield resident Jennifer Edwards, who Greitens appointed to take Sumners' place on the board, can stay on for Friday's meeting. Greitens rescinded Sumners' appointment after Sumners publicly stated his support for Vandeven. In the Sullivan case, attorney Duane Martin told Beetem that the board acted illegally by allowing Edwards to cast a vote during a closed meeting that had been called to act on personnel issues. (more...)
South Koreans Return Home Following The Bali Volcano Eruption South Koreans Return Home Following The Bali Volcano Eruption
- December 01, 2017

The alert level on Mount Agung remains at maximum, but the airport has reopened after a change in wind direction blew towering columns of ash and smoke away from the airport, which ground to a halt. Sending all my love to Bali❤️Until next time ❤️, ' she wrote. "This decision is based on Notice to Airmen B9033/17 Mount Agung eruption impact", said General Manager of PT Angkasa Pura I Lombok International Airport (LIA) I Gusti Ngurah Ardita in Central Lombok, Thursday (11/30). (more...)
Tipster 'made us whole again,' says father of Seminole Heights victim Tipster 'made us whole again,' says father of Seminole Heights victim
- December 01, 2017

More than 5,000 tips were sent to police during the almost two-month search for the suspected killer, who was apparently hiding in plain sight the entire time. "I am also appreciative of the outpouring of support from the community". Walker has already received about half of the $110,000 reward, according to Christina Barker, an assistant to Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn. (more...)
Is Flynn taking plea deal in Russian Federation probe? Is Flynn taking plea deal in Russian Federation probe?
- December 01, 2017

The Justice Department is preparing to release the first expense report from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the USA presidential election next week. The Kushner-Mueller meeting also comes amid news that the special counsel has postponed a grand-jury testimony linked to his investigation. But he's already been somewhat of a focus in other Russian Federation investigations taking place on Capitol Hill. (more...)
Nissan sues India for Rs. 5000 crores over outstanding dues Nissan sues India for Rs. 5000 crores over outstanding dues
- December 01, 2017

The Nissan spokesperson quoted in the report, however, chose not to elaborate on the matter, simply stating that the company was "committed to working with the government of India toward a resolution". Unfazed by the huge compensation claimed by Nissan Motors for overdue of incentives, the Tamil Nadu officials said the Japanese company officials have got it wrong several aspects of the MoU signed in 2008 to set up its car-making plant at Oragadam in Chennai's outskirts. (more...)
Laura Benanti Reprises Role as Melania Trump on 'Colbert' Laura Benanti Reprises Role as Melania Trump on 'Colbert'
- December 01, 2017

Ivana also said she thinks Melania is simply "trying her best" to be a good first lady, to which Colbert retorted, "Wow, get that kitty a saucer of mink". "It's all so merry!" she exclaimed. Citing Santa Claus as a true inspiration, Benanti's character signed off with the following: "If you can come down a chimney to go into a house, then you can go up a chimney to get out of a house". (more...)
Syria regime negotiators threaten to quit Geneva peace talks Syria regime negotiators threaten to quit Geneva peace talks
- December 01, 2017

United Nations special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura responded to the Syrian decision by attacking the opposition. The head of the delegation added that Damascus will need to decide whether the team will return to Geneva next week to continue the negotiations with the opposition. (more...)
Pearl Jam Announce UK And European Tour In Summer 2018 Pearl Jam Announce UK And European Tour In Summer 2018
- December 01, 2017

If you fancy seeing some music in the sun, the Seattle band will be playing Portugal's NOS Alive festival and they'll be playing alongside Queens Of The Stone Age , The National, Future Islands, and Wolf Alice . One of the biggest events of the year for Pearl Jam was also being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by David Letterman in April . Pearl Jam's last studio album was Lightning Bolt , their 10th LP, and dropped over four years ago back in October 2013. (more...)
Erdogan Helped Turks Evade Iran Sanctions Erdogan Helped Turks Evade Iran Sanctions
- December 01, 2017

Zarrab was the prime suspect in a major corruption investigation in Turkey that became public in December 2013 in which with others from the inner circle of the ruling AK Party government and then-Prime Minister Erdoğan for having paid Cabinet-level officials and bank officers bribes to facilitate transactions benefiting Iran. (more...)
Russian Federation rejects U.S. call to cut ties with N Korea Russian Federation rejects U.S. call to cut ties with N Korea
- December 01, 2017

Haley said that "if war comes... the North Korean regime will be utterly destroyed ". Lavrov said that he had been told by United States colleagues that the next war games in the region likely would not come until spring next year, but instead Washington staged two in October and November, provoking Pyongyang's response. (more...)
Stock within Investors Screening: Carnival Corporation (CCL)
- December 01, 2017

Finally, Argus reaffirmed a neutral rating and set a $67.00 price objective (down from $78.00) on shares of Carnival in a report on Thursday, September 28th. It has outperformed by 4.03% the S&P500. The firm operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores. (more...)
Rep. Blake Farenthold settled sexual harassment claim for $84000 Rep. Blake Farenthold settled sexual harassment claim for $84000
- December 01, 2017

News also confirmed the report. In that one case - apparently involving Farenthold - the settlement amounted to $84,000. Greene said she was sacked after complaining about Farenthold and one of his male staffers, who told her that the congressman had "sexual fantasies" and "wet dreams" about her. (more...)
Man mimicking History Channel show accused of starting massive fire Man mimicking History Channel show accused of starting massive fire
- December 01, 2017

John Gomes, a resident in one of the buildings that was destroyed, has been arrested in connection with the fire, which officials said began after Gomes tried to recreate a forging technique - using a burn barrel outside the apartment - that he saw on a TV show about forging weapons. (more...)
Turkey to enter Syria's Afrin, if threatened: Turkish FM Turkey to enter Syria's Afrin, if threatened: Turkish FM
- December 01, 2017

Spokesman Eric Pahon said the USA would "continue our partnership with the Syrian Democratic Forces [SDF]". Battle-hardened Kurds who led a months-long coalition-supported campaign to capture the IS capital of Raqqa in eastern Syria vowed to defend Rojava, including Afrin. (more...)
Parents say Colorado 10-year-old killed herself after being bullied online Parents say Colorado 10-year-old killed herself after being bullied online
- December 01, 2017

Davis' parents said their daughter hanged herself in a closet after a bullying incident was captured on video and shared on a social media site, according to KDVR in Denver . "Suicide rates have doubled over the past 10 years and bullying is now really at crisis levels", Dr. Sheryl Ziegler, child therapist, said. "I want other parents to know that it's happening", adds Harris. (more...)
Poppi's father weeps as he stays silent on 252 questions Poppi's father weeps as he stays silent on 252 questions
- December 01, 2017

Paul Worthington branded his daughter a "bully" in the witness box as he refused to answer more than 250 questions about how she died. According to Paul's version of events, Poppi awoke screaming at around 5.45am and she was rushed to hospital but tragically died. (more...)
Jimmy Kimmel Brings Up Roy Moore Being Jimmy Kimmel Brings Up Roy Moore Being "Banned from the Mall"
- December 01, 2017

It all started when Jimmy Kimmel Live sent Jake Byrd, a fictional character who has appeared on the show before, to crash Moore's speech at the Magnolia Springs Baptist Church , posing as a fake fan. There is no one I would rather fight than you. "We don't hate Alabama", said Kimmel. "I accept the invitation, I will come down there. I will come down there". (more...)
1 dead after train hits semi-truck north of Orlando 1 dead after train hits semi-truck north of Orlando
- December 01, 2017

The Orlando Sentinel reports that the crash occurred Thursday near Altamonte Springs, which is a suburb Orlando. The driver was hauling wood and screening materials. "Before trains are allowed to resume service through the area, at least one of the tracks will have to be rendered safe", Olson said, adding that the area will need to be inspected and possibly repaired. (more...)
Tenn. Lawmakers File Bill to End Sexual Harassment Hush Fund Tenn. Lawmakers File Bill to End Sexual Harassment Hush Fund
- December 01, 2017

Many such claims are settled through the Congressional Office of Compliance. "The Congressional Accountability and Hush Fund Elimination Act would overhaul the secret taxpayer-funded system that is now used to settle harassment claims". She is barred from identifying one member because of a nondisclosure agreement, she said, and isn't identifying the second at the victim's request. In recent weeks, Sen. (more...)
Man sues Eagles' Fletcher Cox for ruining marriage Man sues Eagles' Fletcher Cox for ruining marriage
- December 01, 2017

The Charlotte Observer reports Joshua Jeffords, of Huntersville, filed a lawsuit against Cox in Mecklenburg County Civil Court on November 22. In the state of North Carolina, grounds for alienation of affection are granted when you can prove that two people love each other and that love was destroyed due to the malicious intentions of a third party. (more...)
Rosenberg backs probe of misconduct allegations Rosenberg backs probe of misconduct allegations
- December 01, 2017

Rosenberg, 68, an Amherst Democrat, said earlier yesterday he hadn't heard of the allegations before they were posted, but that he is taking them seriously. Both Rosenberg and Hefner released statements saying they never received complaints from anyone. That prompted Rosenberg to reassure his colleagues that he planned to enforce a "firewall" between his personal and professional lives. (more...)
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...)

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