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GOP Leaders Claim They've Sewn Up 50 Votes For Tax Bill GOP Leaders Claim They've Sewn Up 50 Votes For Tax Bill
- December 04, 2017

She promised to leave United States if Trump won and she's still here Scalise responds to Rosie calling him a "f--ing liar": "Bless your heart" Scalise on taxes: "All the rates are going to go down" MORE (R-La.) said Sunday the House and Senate are "pretty close" on the key aspects of each chambers' tax bill, despite what he acknowledged are "significant" differences. (more...)
Senior UN official to visit N. Korea this week Senior UN official to visit N. Korea this week
- December 04, 2017

Feltman, who is the United Nations under-secretary-general for political affairs, will discuss "issues of mutual interest and concern" with North Korean officials, United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric said. Following the launch, Japan's U.N. ambassador announced that his country's foreign minister will preside over a meeting of the U.N. Security Council on December 15 to discuss North Korea's nuclear program. (more...)
Fort Drum's 10th Mountain Division Inspires Army's Football Uniform
- December 04, 2017

It was dubbed the 10th Light Division and re-designated the 10th Mountain Division a year later. "To be aligned with such a great division of the United States Army that has fought on some of the harshest terrain in the world makes this opportunity special". (more...)
Yemen fighting will lead to 'more tragedy'
- December 04, 2017

Jamie McGoldrick, Yemen's Humanitarian Affairs Coordinator for the United Nations, warned that the death of Mr. Saleh would only lead to "more tragedy" in the country. He sent a video purportedly showing Mr Saleh's body being carried away by a group of armed men chanting, "God is Great". The fighting continued on Monday, with reports of heavy clashes and coalition strikes against Huthi-controlled government buildings and around Sanaa airport. (more...)
Two in 10 pensioners now living in poverty
- December 04, 2017

By 2011/12, this worrying figure was down to 13%, however since then it has risen to a current level of 16%. Since 2013, an additional 300,000 people aged over 65, and 400,000 aged under 18 have fallen into relative poverty - defined as reliant on an income worth 60% or less than the median. (more...)
NBC5 Forecast: Warm Today with Rain Chances, Colder Tomorrow
- December 04, 2017

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. This will keep skies partly cloudy, have highs in the mid-50s and winds to stay out of the north at 5-10 miles per hour. A low around 22 Thursday night , with partly cloudy skies. Northeast wind 7 to 10 miles per hour. Wednesday: Sunny with a high near 54. Northeast wind 7 to 11 miles per hour. (more...)
Storms possible this afternoon; fire weather concerns, also Storms possible this afternoon; fire weather concerns, also
- December 04, 2017

Thursday , Dec. 7 - Sunny, with a high near 74. A west wind of 10 to 15 mph will increase to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon, gusting as high as 38 mph. Saturday: Mostly sunny - high near 37. Friday night , the low will be around 22 with partly sunny skies, according to the weather service. Saturday night , it will be mostly clear with a low of 26, according to the weather service. (more...)
Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Shares Bought by MAI Capital Management
- December 04, 2017

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 20,523,456 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $1,656,859,000 after acquiring an additional 1,406,529 shares during the period. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, August 24 with "Hold". The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, August 1 by RBC Capital Markets. (more...)
North Korean "Ghost Disease" Terrifies Those Forced To Live In Nuclear Conditions
- December 04, 2017

During the last seven years Lee lived in the North, the leader at the time, Kim Jong Il, test-detonated two nuclear bombs near her home. According to their accounts, leaking radiation is having a terrible effect on their health, causing weakness, sores, and worse. (more...)
That's nuts! Squirrel responsible for ruining Christmas lights in New Jersey That's nuts! Squirrel responsible for ruining Christmas lights in New Jersey
- December 04, 2017

Crews hurried to fix and replace the damaged wires when they were first found last week so the town's Christmas tree lighting could go on as scheduled. However, the restaurant owner, Chris DeCresce did not think that the two events were connected and said youngsters were to be blamed for the smashed pumpkins. (more...)
Trump urging Sen. Hatch, 83, to seek re-election Trump urging Sen. Hatch, 83, to seek re-election
- December 04, 2017

There's been less coverage of Trump's affinity for Senator Hatch, but it's similarly easy to understand. Trump demurred when asked whether he was trying to send Romney a message by encouraging Hatch to run again. Romney has been a critic of Trump's when he ran for president and since he assumed office. Trump has mostly tried to sway Hatch behind the scenes. (more...)
United States defense chief lands in Pakistan as ties between allies fray United States defense chief lands in Pakistan as ties between allies fray
- December 04, 2017

U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Islamabad on Monday to ask Pakistan's civilian and military leadership to do more to rein in militants accused of using the country as a base to carry out attacks in neighboring Afghanistan. A statement from Abbasi was even more upbeat, saying both countries share a commitment to the war against terrorism and asserting that there are "no safe havens" for militants in Pakistan. (more...)
Police look to identify man seen with woman found murdered in Toronto Police look to identify man seen with woman found murdered in Toronto
- December 04, 2017

This branch is responsible for overseeing police practices, conduct, appearance, ethics and integrity. Toronto police say the service's professional standards unit is now looking into the handling of the Tess Richey murder case. Police said Richey was in the company of an unknown male when her friend departed the area of Wellesley Street and Dundonald Street between 2 a.m. and 5 a.m. (more...)
US Supreme Court Rejects Texas Case on Same-Sex Benefits US Supreme Court Rejects Texas Case on Same-Sex Benefits
- December 04, 2017

The Supreme Court is expected to take up this week the case over whether a Colorado baker discriminated against a gay couple because he declined to bake a cake for their wedding. Supreme Court's decision not to review the state court's decision "a major victory for Texas Values and Houston taxpayers". "The U.S. Supreme court could have taken the case and used it to further expand Obergefell ". (more...)
Dershowitz: Obstruction of Justice Case Against Trump a Dershowitz: Obstruction of Justice Case Against Trump a "Hope Over Reality"
- December 04, 2017

Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) made that argument yesterday on NBC's Meet the Press , telling Chuck Todd that the Senate Judiciary Committee has almost completed its review of the matter. Trump also has the authority to speak to members of Congress ask that the investigation be wrapped up, said Dershowitz, but Congress has the power to invoke the Constitution's provision for separation of powers. (more...)
Ex-congresswoman Brown gets 5 years in prison for charity scheme Ex-congresswoman Brown gets 5 years in prison for charity scheme
- December 04, 2017

Jacksonville station WJXT-TV reported that Brown told U.S. District Judge Timothy Corrigan that she would appeal her sentence. The money was meant to provide educational scholarships to poor students. Prosecutors sought lighter sentences for them, citing their immediate cooperation in the case. They too were ordered to turn themselves in no earlier than January 8. (more...)
Jimbo Fisher could be introduced as Texas A&M coach Monday Jimbo Fisher could be introduced as Texas A&M coach Monday
- December 04, 2017

Fisher resigned from FSU on Friday after days of silence and drama surrounding the worst-kept secret in the industry. He thanked plenty of FSU figures Monday morning, including the legendary Bobby Bowden, president John Thrasher and athletic director Stan Wilcox. (more...)
Tobiko directs Directorate of Criminal Investigations to release Ndii on police bond Tobiko directs Directorate of Criminal Investigations to release Ndii on police bond
- December 04, 2017

As mentioned earlier, Ndii was on Friday, December 1 appointed by the Nasa to chair the coalition's People's Assembly National Steering Committee that is meant to push for electoral reforms following a contested electioneering. Kenyatta won the re-run election with 98 percent of the vote but the country, a Western ally in a volatile region, remains deeply divided after months of bitter campaigning and sporadic violent clashes. (more...)
Conte urges Chelsea to get Hazard & Courtois deals done Conte urges Chelsea to get Hazard & Courtois deals done
- December 04, 2017

In a scintillating display, Hazard registered a career-high nine attempts on goal, six of which were on target - the most by a Premier League player this season. "I have to say that is a great goalkeeper who saved two great chances". Hazard's Chelsea teammate, Victor Moses, added that the former Lille star is equally as impressive during training. (more...)
Colin Kaepernick a finalist for Time magazine's 'Person of the Year'
- December 04, 2017

Trump's is not the only controversial face on the list; Kaepernick won the GQ Citizen of the Year after starting the movement to protest racial inequality and police brutality during the national anthem before NFL games. Xi Jinping In October, China's ruling Communist Party voted to elevate President Xi JinPing to the same exalted status as its founding founder, Mao Zedong, by writing Xi's name and ideas into the party constitution. (more...)
Carlo Ancelotti says he turned down the Italy job Carlo Ancelotti says he turned down the Italy job
- December 04, 2017

Being a national coach is different to being a club coach, as I still enjoy training and working every day. "Italian football has serious problems and I don't think I'm capable of resolving them all alone". I have never spoken to the new Milan directors. Ancelotti did have advice for Gattuso, who was unable to inspire Milan in his first match in charge on Sunday, held to a 2-2 draw by lowly Benevento. (more...)
Rosenberg to step down as Senate president during investigation Rosenberg to step down as Senate president during investigation
- December 04, 2017

Even though, based on what little I have been told, these allegations do not involve members or employees of the Senate and did not occur in the State House, I take them seriously. "Until then, the presumably wronged spouse is innocent until proven otherwise and should be able to continue in his job, one the current president happens to do quite well". (more...)
Supreme Court taking up New Jersey sports betting case Supreme Court taking up New Jersey sports betting case
- December 04, 2017

For more than two decades, the National Basketball Association has opposed the expansion of legal sports betting , as have the other major professional sports leagues in the United States. A broad ruling could also set new legal precedent that would threaten other attempts by the federal government to force states and cities to follow its lead on policy issues. (more...)
Missing Texas Teen Found Safe in Mexico, Say Authorities Missing Texas Teen Found Safe in Mexico, Say Authorities
- December 04, 2017

She traveled to Laredo and crossed the border late Friday. The Harris County Sheriff's Office announced the news in a Twitter post saying that Ashlee was "found safe" in Mexico. "I asked her how old she was; she said 18", the woman told WFAA . Since the girl had made her way into Mexico, the Harris County Sheriff's Office turned to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security while the public in Mexico was asked to contact the nearest US embassy or ... (more...)
Met police chief condemns ex-officers' Damian Green porn claims Met police chief condemns ex-officers' Damian Green porn claims
- December 04, 2017

The First Secretary is now facing a Cabinet Office inquiry into similar claims but it is not looking directly into whether pornography was found on Mr Green's computer in 2008 as the controversy dates from before he became a minister. You do not go freelancing as these two officers have done... "Police should also be extremely careful about making judgments about other people's morality when it is not a matter of crime. (more...)
Rob Gronkowski injures Tre'Davious White on cheap shot, issues apology afterward Rob Gronkowski injures Tre'Davious White on cheap shot, issues apology afterward
- December 04, 2017

White ran ahead with the ball, and was tackled down near the sideline. The play was over. After the play was over, White was laying face down on the Patriots sideline when the 6-foot-6, 265-pound Gronkowski leapt and dropped his full body weight on the rookie. (more...)
Australian lawmaker proposes during same-sex marriage debate Australian lawmaker proposes during same-sex marriage debate
- December 04, 2017

Mr Wilson described the pair waking before sunrise during a trip to Hamilton Island when he presented Mr Ryan with the ring. The former Australian human rights commissioner delivered his speech as lawmakers prepare to legalise same sex marriage following a national vote in which almost 62 percent of citizens voted in favour of legalisation. (more...)
'Long Island Medium' star Theresa Caputo splits up with husband Larry 'Long Island Medium' star Theresa Caputo splits up with husband Larry
- December 04, 2017

Larry and adult children Larry Jr . and Victoria have been along for the ride, but her estranged husband has been absent in recent episodes, as their marital troubles have come to light. During the November 27 episode, Caputo broke down in tears while doing a reading as she became overwhelmed with her relationship struggles. But there might be hope for the couple as far as TMZ was concerned. (more...)
CHIP funds for Vermont to run out early next year
- December 04, 2017

Brian Sandoval and the state's bipartisan congressional delegation to urge quick action to reauthorize the program. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that Congress hasn't reauthorized funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program, which covers more than 48,000 children and pregnant women in Arkansas. (more...)
Millionaires don't blow their cash on 'booze & women' - Republican senator Millionaires don't blow their cash on 'booze & women' - Republican senator
- December 04, 2017

The 40 percent death tax has been regarded as one of the main issues to reconcile between the two differing tax bills in Congress. Grassley, who serves on the Finance Committee, made the remark when asked about the Senate tax reform measure which would double the exemption for estates to $11 million for an individual and $22 million for a couple. (more...)

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