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Serena Williams is asking other mums for advice about breastfeeding Serena Williams is asking other mums for advice about breastfeeding
- December 08, 2017

Along with her tweet, she posted a sweet photo of herself with her firstborn, Alexis Olympia Ohanian. The tennis champion isn't the only celebrity to speak out about breastfeeding. Since 2003, Williams has been a Nike athlete representing the brand globally. When completed, the Serena Williams Building will be the biggest structure at the Portland, Ore., campus - at more than 1 million square feet. (more...)
Deadline for health care open enrollment approaching Deadline for health care open enrollment approaching
- December 08, 2017

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said roughly 823,000 people selected a plan on HealthCare.gov between November 26 and December 2. The federal website attracted 9.2 million signups during last year's enrollment period, which lasted three months - equating to about 100,000 signups per day. (more...)
Liberia Court Says Presidential Runoff Vote Can Go Ahead Liberia Court Says Presidential Runoff Vote Can Go Ahead
- December 08, 2017

The date of the run - off will be determined and announced by the electoral commission which has been ordered by the Supreme Court to conduct critical reforms before the next election. The commission found the parties' allegations either unfounded or exaggerated and ruled it had not carried out a fraudulent election, a decision maintained upon appeal. (more...)
Anonymous donor drops $10k in Salvation Army kettle Anonymous donor drops $10k in Salvation Army kettle
- December 08, 2017

Around 600 children are projected to be served this year by the organization's holiday outreach program and 250 families have been registered. The Salvation Army is also accepting toy donations at its church location and thrift stores until December 15. (more...)
Cowen Analysts Give Signet Jewelers (NYSE:SIG) a $54.00 Price Target
- December 08, 2017

Delta Asset Limited Liability Corporation Tn holds 0.95% or 103,084 shares. Fjarde Ap has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE: SIG ). California State Teachers Retirement owns 130,379 shares. Asset Management One Co Ltd has 93,729 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. South Dakota Inv Council reported 35,400 shares stake. (more...)
Pearl Harbor Day commemorated today Pearl Harbor Day commemorated today
- December 08, 2017

Thursday marks the 76th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor, a day to remember the stories and sacrifices of those that lost their loves. "They find meaning in it", said Shelbyville High School history teacher Kyle Ladd. At about 8 a.m., Japanese planes filled the sky over Pearl Harbor. As witnesses to the war pass, the monumental size of the conflict seems to shrink in the public's conscious. (more...)
GOP Rep. Franks Expected To Resign, Says Statement To Come GOP Rep. Franks Expected To Resign, Says Statement To Come
- December 08, 2017

It did not elaborate why Franks has chosen to resign. "The statement will explain", he said. Right now, it is unclear why he is stepping down, but sources say there have been rumors of inappropriate behavior. He is now serving his eighth term in the United States Congress. He's also a member of the conservative Republican Study Committee. Franks represents the 8th district of Arizona, which includes the northwest Valley. (more...)
Crews battling vegetation fire along Interstate 15 in Bonsall Crews battling vegetation fire along Interstate 15 in Bonsall
- December 08, 2017

As of 12:45 p.m., the blaze, dubbed the Lilac Fire, had spread over roughly 150 acres and leveled at least two structures while damaging about a dozen others, the state agency reported. Route 395 to Sullivan Middle School. CAL Fire said in a statement that the fire has destroyed two buildings and damaged 12. Officials have ordered mandatory evacuations due to a fast-moving fire fanned by Santa Ana winds that is burning in the Bonsall area of northern San Diego County. (more...)
Backlash over 'excessive' pay for fat cats at universities Backlash over 'excessive' pay for fat cats at universities
- December 08, 2017

Despite this, university vice-chancellors, and in particular their pay packages, are under unprecedented scrutiny. A Bath Spa spokesperson said that Professor Slade, a professor of media theory, had "stood down" as vice-chancellor last summer after "more than five years of distinguished service". (more...)
Trump Administration Sides Against Unions in Key Supreme Court Case
- December 08, 2017

The plaintiff claims "collective bargaining" fees violate free-speech rights of non-union workers. But conservative justice Antonin Scalia died a month later and the short-handed court ended up with a 4-4 split in April 2016 that left the law intact but set no nationwide precedent. (more...)
PSL 2018 Schedule Announced; Final To Be Played In Karachi PSL 2018 Schedule Announced; Final To Be Played In Karachi
- December 08, 2017

Pakistan Cricket Board informed that PSL-3 would start with an awesome glittery opening ceremony at the global stadium of Dubai followed by the match between Peshawar Zalmi and Multan Sultans . Subject to security, the play-offs (2 matches) and the final of the tournament would be played in Lahore and Karachi . "It is important to take matches beyond Lahore ". (more...)
Hamilton police warn of fake GoFundMe account for Yosif Al-Hasnawi Hamilton police warn of fake GoFundMe account for Yosif Al-Hasnawi
- December 08, 2017

Doerr said Hamilton police worked with GoFundMe to shut down the account so no donations could be made. "We can confirm that GoFundMe suspended the campaign and that we are looking into this", GoFundMe communications manager Rachel Hollis said in an emailed statement. (more...)
15 killed in Pakistan boat capsize 15 killed in Pakistan boat capsize
- December 08, 2017

Efforts were underway to rescue the remaining passengers, including women and children. The eye witnesses said that the boat could have carried around 200 people; however, it could not uphold the balance due to strong winds and hurriedness of the people. (more...)
Trump Calls on Saudi Arabia to End Blockade of Yemen Trump Calls on Saudi Arabia to End Blockade of Yemen
- December 08, 2017

Yemen has been described by observers as "worse than Syria" while the United Nations has christened it the most pressing humanitarian crisis in the world. The President's statement appeared to be a veiled criticism of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who has led the kingdom's campaign in Yemen and has been publicly praised by Mr Trump for his efforts to clamp down on terrorism and corruption. (more...)
Quentin Tarantino's Star Trek Confirmed To Be Rated-R Quentin Tarantino's Star Trek Confirmed To Be Rated-R
- December 08, 2017

According to a new Deadline Hollywood report, the Hateful Eight and Pulp Fiction filmmaker's proposed Star Trek movie is meant to be rated R, which would mark a first for the Paramount Pictures franchise and a rarity in the realm of big-budget tentpole movies. (more...)
Argentine judge seeks arrest of ex-President Kirchner Argentine judge seeks arrest of ex-President Kirchner
- December 08, 2017

A judge has ordered the arrest of former Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner for allegedly covering up Iranian involvement in a 1994 bombing that killed 85 people at a Jewish community centre. The Senate will now have to vote on lifting Kirchner's immunity, however, this is not likely to happen before the end of 2017, according to Bo, because of the holiday recess and divisions over the validity of the judge's decision. (more...)
Bitcoin breaks through $12000... then $13000... like it's no big deal Bitcoin breaks through $12000... then $13000... like it's no big deal
- December 07, 2017

On Wednesday, the price of one bitcoin broke through $12,000, a first for the cryptocurrency. Bitcoin has however suffered a series of depreciation this year, a reminders of its extreme volatility after it's sharp dive to $2,000 per coin from $11,000 last week before it continued it's climb. (more...)
Gujarat Assembly Elections: Campaigning ends for first phase Gujarat Assembly Elections: Campaigning ends for first phase
- December 07, 2017

It is considered as high stake for BJP as it is the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and for Congress because it has been out of power for over two decades. Read Also: Gujarat Elections 2017: Congress manifesto promises happiness for all The BJP also called off rallies and press conferences of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Surat . (more...)
Kate Middleton Wears Princess Diana's Tiara to The Queen's Winter Party Kate Middleton Wears Princess Diana's Tiara to The Queen's Winter Party
- December 07, 2017

Princess Diana wearing the Queen Mary's Lover's Knot. Kate , 35, glowed with health and was dripping in diamonds, with her hair swept back to the nape of her neck, and she opted for a light blush and smokey eyes teamed with dusty pink lips for the royal event. (more...)
Sugar Bowl 2018 Preview: A Way-Too-Early Look at Alabama-Clemson Sugar Bowl 2018 Preview: A Way-Too-Early Look at Alabama-Clemson
- December 07, 2017

Of course, both of those were in the CFP Championship Game. But the Buckeyes did win the Big Ten championship by beating previously unbeaten Wisconsin . On the other hand, those Buckeyes - the ones with three solid wins - also lost by two scores to a playoff team at home and got smoked by 31 by an unranked Iowa . (more...)
Trump's Planned Visit to Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Opening 'an Insult' Trump's Planned Visit to Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Opening 'an Insult'
- December 07, 2017

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders expressed disappointment over the NAACP's protest but said the organization has every right to object Trump's visit. He was held at the infamous Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman. "If God gives me the breath and the strength, I will address his attendance when I stand to speak", she told The New York Times. (more...)
New North Korean Missile Is A 'Monster' New North Korean Missile Is A 'Monster'
- December 07, 2017

If the previous leaders of North Korea were interested mostly in a survival strategy - and saw a small nuclear arsenal as the country's best guarantee - Kim appears to have far greater ambitions. "We laughed at them for a long time, but they're pretty good at this". "We know that this is pretty hard". - The nose cone is much blunter than on previous versions, indicating that the missile was created to slow as it flies and protect the warhead as it comes back down. (more...)
Jailed pro-Kurdish party leader's trial opens in Turkey
- December 07, 2017

Prosecutors are seeking a total of 142 years in prison for Peoples' Democracy Party - or HDP - co-chairman Selahattin Demirtas. The HDP co-chair is accused of a "leading a terrorist organization", "inciting hate and crime in public" and "campaigning for a terrorist organization". (more...)
Zardari puts weight behind PAT's demand of CM Shahbaz's resignation Zardari puts weight behind PAT's demand of CM Shahbaz's resignation
- December 07, 2017

Taking his turn, Asif Ali Zardari said, "Enough is enough, Nawaz Sharif's brother Shehbaz must resign". On the other hand, Tahirul Qadri stated that murderers and those who planned the massacre have been exposed in the Justice Baqir Najfi commission report . (more...)
White House slams 'ridiculous' Trump health questions White House slams 'ridiculous' Trump health questions
- December 07, 2017

Sanders was walking off the podium after declaring a wrap on the briefing when she did an about face, returning to podium. Sanders called the questions about Trump's health "frankly, pretty ridiculous". Trump's typical order from McDonald's, Lewandowski wrote, consisted of "two Big Macs, two Filet-O-Fish and a chocolate malt". Trump made his most recent health records public by releasing a one-page report during an appearance on the "Dr. (more...)
Pedestrians hit in Lower Manhattan crash Pedestrians hit in Lower Manhattan crash
- December 07, 2017

Police said none of the injuries are considered life-threatening. Further details were not immediately available. The incident took place in the area of Broadway and Liberty Street in Tribeca, according to the New York City Police Department . (more...)
Remains positively ID'd as missing North Carolina girl Mariah Woods Remains positively ID'd as missing North Carolina girl Mariah Woods
- December 07, 2017

Fox 8 reported that the autopsy results will be critical in determining how the girl died and who, if anyone, should be charged with her death. He also hit "both the [boys] with a belt" that caused a bloody nose to one of them, according to court documents provided to Jacksonville Daily News by Mariah's biological father, Alex Woods. (more...)
Turkey detains 17 for 'providing USA with information' for Zarrab case Turkey detains 17 for 'providing USA with information' for Zarrab case
- December 07, 2017

Zarrab previously testified under questioning by a prosecutor that he worked with Halkbank from 2012 to 2016 to help Iran spend its oil and gas revenue overseas using fraudulent gold and food transactions. Turkish authorities have detained 17 people linked to Zarrab in an investigation launched after he cooperated with US authorities and agreed to testify in the case. (more...)
Former Congressman Harold Ford Jr. Fired For Misconduct By Morgan Stanley Former Congressman Harold Ford Jr. Fired For Misconduct By Morgan Stanley
- December 07, 2017

Former Tennessee Congressman Harold Ford, Jr . has been fired by Morgan Stanley amid allegations of misconduct, according to a report from the Huffington Post . One woman heard from Ford's accuser the night of the incident and described her as "distraught, shocked, and frightened", and said that she was concerned about any career ramifications should she report the incident. (more...)
29 horses burn to death at ranch destroyed by Creek Fire 29 horses burn to death at ranch destroyed by Creek Fire
- December 07, 2017

The Padilla family, who has lived on a hill near Little Tujunga Canyon Road in Sylmar for 20 years, surveyed their charred property Wednesday morning, according to the Los Angeles Times . The 210 interchange with the Ronald Reagan (118) Freeway was also closed. According to Curbed LA , the fire prompted mandatory evacuations throughout the area. (more...)

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