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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' 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
- 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...)
Barack Obama re-emerges on world stage with journey to Asia, France Barack Obama re-emerges on world stage with journey to Asia, France
- December 04, 2017

Obama said people from the community should "take hope" from the experience of the USA and other countries, where same-sex marriages had now been legalised. "We had no evidence that the Pakistan government was aware of bin Laden's presence there", Obama said. While Obama made it a point not to call out the president by name, he did invite people to examine themselves when confronted with politicians that they disagreed with. (more...)
Sismo magnitud 6,0 Richter sacudió costa de Ecuador Sismo magnitud 6,0 Richter sacudió costa de Ecuador
- December 04, 2017

Mantengamos la calma e informémonos por canales oficiales', dijo el presidente Lenín Moreno por medio de su cuenta de Twitter . He dispuesto instalar #COE provincial. Luego del temblor que sacudió la provincia de Manabía este domingo a las 6:16 de la mañana hora local y de Colombia, el mandatario del vecino país confirmó que no hay reporte de víctimas fatales por el movimiento telúrico. (more...)
Protests break out as United States, S.Korea begin major air drill Protests break out as United States, S.Korea begin major air drill
- December 04, 2017

On Monday, Rodong Sinmun, the newspaper of the ruling Workers' party, described the Vigilant Ace exercises involving hundreds of US and South Korean military aircraft as "an open, all-out provocation against the DPRK, which may lead to a nuclear war any moment". (more...)
Terrorists Attack Army Convoy in J&K's Qazigund, Jawan Injured, Encounter Underway Terrorists Attack Army Convoy in J&K's Qazigund, Jawan Injured, Encounter Underway
- December 04, 2017

A spokesman for the outfit told local media that Bashir Lashkeri squad was involved in the attack and claimed that four security personnel were killed and several others injured. According to sources, army convoys are easy targets for militants. The incident comes a month after a similar attack was carried out in south Kashmir's Pulwama district, when one policeman was killed after militants attacked a patrol party. (more...)
Portugal Coach Santos Cautious About Iran, Morocco Portugal Coach Santos Cautious About Iran, Morocco
- December 04, 2017

The hosts, Russia , were drawn with Uruguay, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Ronaldo's Group B battle against Spain and many of his Real Madrid teammates in Sochi on June 15 will be an early highlight of a tournament that was mapped out by Friday's draw in the Kremlin. (more...)
Qatar emir to attend Gulf summit amid row
- December 04, 2017

Doha was excluded from attending the Riyadh forum of the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition's Ministers of Defense Council. The Arab Centre for Research and Policy Studies announced a panel discussion entitled "gulf crisis, regional and global dynamics and the role of media, " Qatar local media reported Sunday. (more...)
TODAY'S FORECAST: Partly sunny, high near 50 TODAY'S FORECAST: Partly sunny, high near 50
- December 04, 2017

Tonight: Showers/thunderstorm before 9 pm followed by a chance of showers/thunderstorms between 9 pm and midnight - low around 36. As a surface cold front approaches the region, there will be a 30 percent chance of rain this afternoon along with 11-17 miles per hour winds from the south and gusts as high as 28 miles per hour. (more...)
Nawaz Sharif's sons declared proclaimed offenders by accountability court Nawaz Sharif's sons declared proclaimed offenders by accountability court
- December 04, 2017

According to Dawn, the ousted premier had sought joint trial in three references pertaining to the Avenfield properties, Flagship Investments and Al-Azizia Mills. In line with the rules contained in NAB Ordinance, the process of recording statements against the two suspects has been initiated. Sharif and his sons, Hassan and Hussain, have been named in all the three NAB cases, while Maryam and her husband Safdar have been named only in the Avenfield case. (more...)
Man meets 81-year-old he befriended on 'Words with Friends' Man meets 81-year-old he befriended on 'Words with Friends'
- December 04, 2017

On Saturday, Spencer finally met his opponent in person when he flew to her home state of Florida to pay a visit. Spencer posted the photos on Twitter, writing: 'So last summer I randomly met this 80 y/o woman on Words With Friends . 'We played 300+ games together and she actually ended up becoming a good friend of mine. In a tweet which has received over 1 million likes and 200,000 retweets, Spencer told of how the unlikely friendship came about. (more...)
Charges against me are false, baseless, says Vijay Mallya
- December 04, 2017

The 61-year-old beleaguered businessman has been in self-imposed exile in the United Kingdom since March 2016 when he left India. Chief Magistrate at West minister Magistrate's Court Emma Arbuthnot will now hear the case Presented by Britain's Crown Prosecution Services on behalf of the Indian government and the United Kingdom defence prosecution. (more...)

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