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New York Met Opera suspends longtime conductor over sexual abuse allegations New York Met Opera suspends longtime conductor over sexual abuse allegations
- December 05, 2017

Levine is a beloved figure in the industry but has faced rumors of these sorts in the past - so much so that he addressed them in a 1987 interview. In a statement released Sunday, the opera company said Levine will not be involved in any Met activities, "including conducting scheduled performances at the Met this season". (more...)
Spanish court refuses to free 4 Catalan leaders as elections near Spanish court refuses to free 4 Catalan leaders as elections near
- December 05, 2017

The judge ruled there was a risk of criminal reiteration, though he admitted there was little prospect of the defendants fleeing the country, according to a court statement. To do so it must show that the regional election it has called for Catalonia on December 21 is fairly contested. Former Catalonian President Carles Puigdemont will appear in a court here on Monday for his first hearing on the European arrest warrant issued against him by Spain. (more...)
San Marcos Police Officer Shot And Killed In Line Of Duty Identified San Marcos Police Officer Shot And Killed In Line Of Duty Identified
- December 05, 2017

Authorities have not released the names of the officer or the shooting suspect. The officer was hit wearing a protective vest and was transported to Central Texas Medical Center. The San Marcos Police Department and Hays County Sheriff's Office is reportedly on scene. A press conference to address the incident is scheduled for 6 p.m.at the San Marcos Police Department. (more...)
Honduran electoral website shows president 1.59 percent points ahead Honduran electoral website shows president 1.59 percent points ahead
- December 05, 2017

Former Honduran president and coordinator of the Opposition Alliance, Manuel Zelaya, called on all Hondurans to take to the streets to defend presidential election preliminary results. "The process is far from being over", Matias said. "At the headquarters of the Organization of American States in Washington, as Secretary-General Luis Almagro was taking part in a forum on human rights, about a dozen protesters held signs with slogans such as "(hashtag) Honduras. (more...)
Cordray faces critics as he readies governor bid Cordray faces critics as he readies governor bid
- December 05, 2017

He resigned last month as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, one of the last major Obama-era holdouts in the Trump administration. A federal judge rejected a request to temporarily block the move. 5, that he's running for OH governor as a Democrat. Former consumer watchdog Richard Cordray has tapped a somewhat overqualified person to keep the books for his gubernatorial campaign: a former treasurer of the United States. (more...)
Department store reverses Salvation Army ban -- Ring those bells! Department store reverses Salvation Army ban -- Ring those bells!
- December 05, 2017

The brooch is valued at almost $5,000, the Salvation Army said, and was donated through a kettle at Downtown Crossing on November 29. Bell ringers are only out from Thanksgiving to Christmas. "We at CIBC FirstCaribbean are grateful for the opportunity to provide continued support to this remarkable Salvation Army initiative., he said". Anonymous donors have been leaving jewelry in red kettles since 2014 when a local widow dropped her valuable wedding ring into one. (more...)
Brock Turner, Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Unconscious Woman, Asks for New Trial Brock Turner, Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Unconscious Woman, Asks for New Trial
- December 05, 2017

Turner was released for good behavior after serving just half the sentence imposed . The former member of the Stanford swim team was convicted in Santa Clara County Superior Court past year of three felony counts of assault against a woman who was unconscious from intoxication in a field outside of a fraternity house at the university. (more...)
Court Orders Arrest Of Enugu Former Governor Chimaroke Nnamani Court Orders Arrest Of Enugu Former Governor Chimaroke Nnamani
- December 05, 2017

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday issued a warrant of arrest against a former governor of Enugu State, Chimaroke Nnamani . They all pleaded not guilty, while their lawyer, Ricky Tarfa, applied for their bail, which was granted. (more...)
Padmavati row: Kangana Ranaut refuses to support Deepika Padukone? Padmavati row: Kangana Ranaut refuses to support Deepika Padukone?
- December 05, 2017

Everyone in the wedding couldn't stop praising Deepika in that saree, they kept on asking her about the saree to which she proudly said it is Rekha ji's gift to me. It all began in 2014, when Deepika dedicated her win for Happy New Year to Kangana, whose hit film Queen had released the same year. Ranaut, however, was irked and said she would have appreciated if Padukone had praised her act in private rather than in public. (more...)
Long Island Man Bit Out Dog's Eye: SPCA Long Island Man Bit Out Dog's Eye: SPCA
- December 05, 2017

Aaron Kluger, 20, was arrested for allegedly torturing and injuring an animal, according to a press release from the Nassau County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. "I saw the dog Saturday and she seemed to be fine", Rogers said. The dog has since been returned to her owners. Records indicate that responding officers believed Kluger "appeared to be under the influence of heroin" and "had heroin in his backpack". (more...)
Farah Khan Slams Kapil Sharma On Twitter, Calls Him 'Mannerless' Farah Khan Slams Kapil Sharma On Twitter, Calls Him 'Mannerless'
- December 05, 2017

Comedian Kapil Sharma returned to the limelight with Firangi after going through a personal and professional crisis. The invitation was for the screening of Kapil's latest release " Firangi " and he has apparently sent it to the choreographer-director on Whatsapp, which she thought was extremely rude and unprofessional. (more...)
2604 fishermen rescued, search on for remaining: Tamil Nadu government 2604 fishermen rescued, search on for remaining: Tamil Nadu government
- December 05, 2017

Speaking to a television channel, a fisherman in Kanyakumari who came back to the shore said: "Only God saved my life". The collector of Gir Somnath district in Gujarat has said that Cyclone Ockhi is likely to lash Saurashtra coast in the next 48 hours and subsequently weaken. (more...)
Anthony Davis injury report: Pelicans forward ruled out Monday vs. Warriors Anthony Davis injury report: Pelicans forward ruled out Monday vs. Warriors
- December 05, 2017

It's been much more hard for New Orleans to adjust when it loses the four-time All-Star forward mid-game, however, with a 1-8 record over the past two seasons when Davis plays, but logs fewer than 25 minutes. Beyond that, the club says Davis' status will be "day to day". He's averaging 25.2 points, 11 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.7 blocks this season for the Pelicans. (more...)
Kyle Anderson Suffers MCL Strain Kyle Anderson Suffers MCL Strain
- December 05, 2017

Leonard remains out indefinitely, so the Spurs will take another hit after Anderson's specified timetable emerged. On a drive to the basket on which he was fouled, Anderson came down awkwardly and immediately grabbed at his knee. However, a couple of starters should be back and ready to go. Popovich added that Tony Parker and Rudy Gay were "dinged-up" and would also rest. Gay missed Sunday night's game. (more...)
California state lawmaker accused of sexual harassment California state lawmaker accused of sexual harassment
- December 05, 2017

But she didn't identify Dababneh as the legislator until Monday. She told the Times that the surge of other women coming forward inspired her to do the same. Dababneh, D-Van Nuys, was accused by two women. When she went to the bathroom, she wrote, he blocked the door, dropped his trousers and urged her to touch him. (more...)
Rape of minors to get death penalty: Madhya Pradesh Assembly Rape of minors to get death penalty: Madhya Pradesh Assembly
- December 05, 2017

The MP government on November 26 had cleared a proposal for a law on awarding the death sentence to those guilty of raping girls aged 12 or below in the state in the winter session of the state's Legislature. The Madhya Pradesh government had recently come in for criticism over recent incidents of rape in the state. They said some women may file a stalking case to settle a personal score. (more...)
Leaked Tapes Suggest Rahul Gandhi's Expected Elevation as President Rigged Leaked Tapes Suggest Rahul Gandhi's Expected Elevation as President Rigged
- December 05, 2017

The Congress set the ball rolling for the election of a new party president with the issue of poll notification today. Maharashtra Congress secretary Shehzad Poonawalla on Wednesday had alleged that the process of organising elections for party president was manipulated to elevate Rahul Gandhi. (more...)
Technical Indicators for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) Signal Future Growth
- December 05, 2017

This forecast is a point estimate that provides investors with a benchmark against which to directly compare stock price in the short run.Target prices made by analysts employed by large brokers, who have access to a greater resource pool, are more likely to be met over the 12-month forecast period. (more...)
Bhushan, Yadav refute reports on reconciliation talks with AAP Bhushan, Yadav refute reports on reconciliation talks with AAP
- December 05, 2017

Vishwas, who was holding an interaction with the party volunteers from Delhi on Sunday at the AAP headquarters, even said that party should apologise to these leaders if need be. we have strayed from our path and core values". The AAP leaders see Vishwas calling a meeting at the party office and his subsequent remarks as his intent to open another round of confrontation. (more...)
ABC News Is Reeling From Brian Ross's Botched Report ABC News Is Reeling From Brian Ross's Botched Report
- December 05, 2017

The network aired a special report Friday morning shortly after Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser, pleaded guilty to lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation agents about his s with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in the month before Trump took office. (more...)
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 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...)

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