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White House: Dry Throat Caused Donald Trump Word Slurring; Exam Scheduled White House: Dry Throat Caused Donald Trump Word Slurring; Exam Scheduled
- December 11, 2017

After months of party invitations being used as political cudgels-President Trump skipping the WHCA's annual dinner in April, CNN loudly backing out of attending the White House's holiday party, Jewish Democrats left off the invite list for the White House's Hanukkah Party-there was little animosity on display at the association's get-together. (more...)
Manhattan Pipe-Bomb Suspect Identified as Akayed Ullah, 27 Manhattan Pipe-Bomb Suspect Identified as Akayed Ullah, 27
- December 11, 2017

According to NYPD Commissioner Bill Braton, the suspect is a 27-year-old Bangladeshi male who "acted in the name of ISIS". The New York Fire Department later updated the casualty toll to include four victims with non-life-threatening injuries. (more...)
Woman who grabbed UConn speaker's notes arrested Woman who grabbed UConn speaker's notes arrested
- December 11, 2017

Gregory was later arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and attempted sixth-degree larceny over the incident just this past weekend. The arrest report says she heckled Lucian Wintrich before she snagged his speech off the podium. (more...)
Ole Miss QB Shea Patterson announces he will transfer to MI Ole Miss QB Shea Patterson announces he will transfer to MI
- December 11, 2017

At the time, he led the SEC in passing yards . Shea Patterson , the MS quarterback and former five-star recruit, announced on Monday that he'll transfer to MI. Because he only played in seven games this year, he didn't qualify among the conference leaders in many statistical categories, but would have had the second-best completion percentage in the league at 63.8 percent (behind Auburn quarterback Jarrett Stidham's 66.7). (more...)
Saakashvili sees himself as Saakashvili sees himself as "prisoner of war"
- December 11, 2017

Several Ukrainian lawmakers and Fatherland Party leader Yulia Tymoshenko attended the hearing. "Look at the Western press, they gone insane!", he said emotionally. The government has accused Saakashvili of being backed by an ally of deposed Ukranian President Victor Yanukovich. Supporters of jailed political activist Mikheil Saakashvili marched the the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv today to demand the impeachment of President Petro Poroshenko and the release of Saakashvili from custody. (more...)
EU Leaders Reject Netanyahu on Jerusalem Recognition EU Leaders Reject Netanyahu on Jerusalem Recognition
- December 11, 2017

Prague accepts Israel's sovereignty only over West Jerusalem, diplomats say. In Hebron, Bethlehem and Nablus, dozens of Palestinians threw stones at Israeli soldiers who fired back with tear gas. "EU and member states will continue to respect the worldwide consensus on Jerusalem until the final status of the holy city is resolved, through direct negotiations between the parties". (more...)
Israeli army destroys incomplete tunnel from Gaza Israeli army destroys incomplete tunnel from Gaza
- December 11, 2017

Over the weekend, Israeli airstrikes hit several militant sites in Gaza in response to rocket fire, killing two Hamas militants. No alert sirens sounded in the Gaza border region. A third rocket was shot down by Israel's Iron Dome anti-missile system. Speaking shortly after it was cleared for publication that the IDF had uncovered a cross-border terror tunnel near the Gaza Strip border, GOC Southern Command Maj. (more...)
Florida adds an assistant (Brian Johnson) and a strength coach (Nick Savage) Florida adds an assistant (Brian Johnson) and a strength coach (Nick Savage)
- December 11, 2017

That comes just after Brian Johnson, another former Mississippi State assistant who most recently worked as the offensive coordinator at Houston, arrived to take over as an offensive assistant. One of his more impressive All-SEC coaching jobs was Florida's Chad Jackson in 2005. Johnson is the fourth assistant coach Mullen has added to his staff that worked under him at MSU, joining defensive coordinator Todd Grantham and co-offensive coordinators Billy Gonzales and John Hevesy. (more...)
The Tax Bill Is Bad for Homeowners, Good for Landlords The Tax Bill Is Bad for Homeowners, Good for Landlords
- December 11, 2017

Mark Meadows is the latest indication of an easing confrontation over the bill. The House is set to vote on the bill Thursday. "If we're going to solve all the problems that confront us before the end of the year, House leaders can not let the Freedom Caucus - a small band of hard-right, reactionary, conservatives - run the show". (more...)
Ukraine ranks 77th in Top 100 military hardware and arms producers Ukraine ranks 77th in Top 100 military hardware and arms producers
- December 11, 2017

Global sales of weapons and military services have risen for the first time in five years, helped in part by an increase in sales by British companies. The top-100 producers' combined sales totalled $374.8bn a year ago, up 1.9% from 2015. The United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC), on the contrary, went down from 15th place to 19th. (more...)
Gophers add two huge offensive linemen to recruiting class Gophers add two huge offensive linemen to recruiting class
- December 11, 2017

Faalele is Minnesota's third highest-rated commitment of the 2018 recruiting class, which now ranks 26th in the nation at 247Sports. Dunlap, who withdrew his verbal commitment from Florida on Tuesday, is rated the sixth-best guard nationally in the recruiting Class of 2018. (more...)
Serial Killer Who Murdered 7 People Says He Has More Undiscovered Victims Serial Killer Who Murdered 7 People Says He Has More Undiscovered Victims
- December 11, 2017

The man was arrested previous year following the discovery of a woman chained up at his property, she told police that Kohlhepp had killed her boyfriend and his body was then discovered in a shallow grave, also on the the killer's property. (more...)
Charlotte County Sheriff K9 missing Charlotte County Sheriff K9 missing
- December 11, 2017

NPPD has also stated that residents might notice a drone in the area of Cranberry Ave.as the search continues. Edo was with the sheriff's office for two years. North Port Police are investigating this incident but if you have any information on K9 Edo's location call CCSO at 941-639-0013. The community was helping out by sharing the sheriff's office Facebook post more than 2,000 times, as well as searching their neighborhoods. (more...)
Australian city of Melbourne to test terrorism alarm system Australian city of Melbourne to test terrorism alarm system
- December 11, 2017

Police Minister Lisa Neville said announcements will be read out to help direct people in the event of an emergency; to inform people to move to a particular area or shelter in a nearby building. Temporary concrete bollards installed around the CBD are also being replaced with protective barriers, such as planter boxes, to protect against vehicle attacks. (more...)
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (NYSE:TEVA) PT Set at $16.00 by BTIG Research Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (NYSE:TEVA) PT Set at $16.00 by BTIG Research
- December 11, 2017

The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, January 4 by Maxim Group. Capital Research Global Investors grew its stake in shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries by 13.8% in the second quarter. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 28th will be issued a dividend of $0.085 per share. This represents a $0.34 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.12%. (more...)
Multiple Casualties In Manchester House Blaze Multiple Casualties In Manchester House Blaze
- December 11, 2017

ITV News Granada understands two teenagers also managed to escape the blaze. Three children have died and a three-year-old and a mother are seriously ill in hospital after a suspected arson attack in Salford . Two 16-year-old boys rescued themselves from the fire, one of which is believed to be a family member. Police said they had been in recent contact with the family and had visited the house before the fire broke out. (more...)
4100 acre Lilac Fire now 20 percent contained 4100 acre Lilac Fire now 20 percent contained
- December 11, 2017

PT Sunday. "There's still tons and tons of hot spots out there, " Cal Fire Capt. Jon Heggie told KUSI on Saturday morning. The surge of wildfires started Monday evening with the Thomas fire before four other fires sparked Tuesday afternoon. (more...)
India's Kohli, Sharma marry in Italy: statement India's Kohli, Sharma marry in Italy: statement
- December 11, 2017

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma are soaking up the winter sun in South Italy, as they prepare to exchange marital vows soon. The ideal amalgamation of Bollywood and cricket, Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli have finally found their happily ever after in each other. (more...)
Supreme Court declines gay rights work discrimination case Supreme Court declines gay rights work discrimination case
- December 11, 2017

District Court for the Southern District of Georgia against her former employer, Georgia Regional Hospital, arguing that the hospital violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act by discriminating against her because of her sexual orientation and her nonconformity with gender norms of appearance and demeanor. (more...)
Researchers find safety protocols still aren't protecting kids from blinds with cords Researchers find safety protocols still aren't protecting kids from blinds with cords
- December 11, 2017

While most of those kids were treated and released, on average one child died every month, mostly due to strangulation when the child's neck got tied up in the blind's cord. A new warning for parents about an old danger that is likely still in your home right now: Blinds with cords. "Window blind strangulation incidents can be fatal within minutes and can occur silently", the researchers warned in the study. (more...)
More Snow on the Way More Snow on the Way
- December 11, 2017

Eastern Ontario - including Ottawa - can expect a general 8 to 12 cm of snow on Monday, according to Environment Canada. The weather agency was cautioning travellers to prepare for "brief heavy snow" along the front on Sunday, which began during the afternoon hours in some areas. (more...)
Three women who accused Trump of sexual misconduct speak out Three women who accused Trump of sexual misconduct speak out
- December 11, 2017

Last year, a recording from 2005 surfaced in which Trump could be heard bragging about grabbing women "by the pussy". Rachel Crooks , Samantha Holvey and Jessica Leeds appeared on " Megyn Kelly TODAY " to share their experiences with Donald Trump on December 11. (more...)
Rare 19-Foot Great White Shark Spotted Lurking Off An Esperance Beach Rare 19-Foot Great White Shark Spotted Lurking Off An Esperance Beach
- December 11, 2017

In the video, which has been viewed more than 100,000 times on social media , the shark makes up nearly the entire length of the vessel. He said the sharks likely hailed from deep waters as they appeared dark in colour and could have been coming in to follow food. (more...)
Fatal crash closes westbound Hwy. 401 in Etobicoke Fatal crash closes westbound Hwy. 401 in Etobicoke
- December 11, 2017

Kerry Schmidt said officers received a number of calls early Monday regarding a auto blocking a live westbound lane near Martin Grove Road. The driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. Schmidt is appealing for witnesses who were in the area around the time of the crash to come forward with details. The age and gender of the deceased has not yet been released. (more...)
China Refutes Allegations of Using Social Networks to Spy on Germans China Refutes Allegations of Using Social Networks to Spy on Germans
- December 11, 2017

Germany's intelligence service has published the details of social network profiles which it says are fronts faked by Chinese intelligence to gather personal information about German officials and politicians. One example of a suspicious account was that of Laeticia Chen, whose profile stated she was a manager at the "China Center of International Politics and Economy". (more...)
Foreign prisoner escapes from Kerobokan prison Foreign prisoner escapes from Kerobokan prison
- December 11, 2017

The jail's governor, Tony Nainggolan, said he believed the men had taken a ladder from a construction project at women's section of the prison. Police have questioned witnesses and guards and are hunting for Beasley, Hananta said. Two inmates have been caught in Timor Leste, namely Sayed Muhammad Said, an Indian citizen, and Bulgarian citizen Dimitar Nikolov Iliev. Davidson, from Perth, had less than three months left of his one-year-sentence for passport fraud at the time of his escape ... (more...)
NYPD responding to reports of explosion near Times Square NYPD responding to reports of explosion near Times Square
- December 11, 2017

According to ABC News, police sources said a pipe bomb detonated in passageway below ground level at Port Authority. Police Activity: expect traffic/transit delays and emergency personnel near W 42nd St btwn 8th & 9th Ave. The busy terminal near Times Square has been evacuated and the area is closed off to traffic. The A, C and E lines were being evacuated. This is a developing story and will be updated online as more information becomes avaiiable. (more...)
Tear gas fired at anti-Trump protesters near Lebanon US embassy Tear gas fired at anti-Trump protesters near Lebanon US embassy
- December 11, 2017

Mr Trump's decision has received widespread condemnation , with leaders including Theresa May, Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russia's Vladimir Putin all speaking out. Anger and grief were on display in a Gaza hospital and at three funerals there - one for a Hamas member killed in an Israeli airstrike. The rocket on Sderot caused minor damage, and no injuries. (more...)
French journalist arrested for shooting documentary on pellet victims in Kashmir French journalist arrested for shooting documentary on pellet victims in Kashmir
- December 11, 2017

Police told AFP that Comiti had been held because he entered India on a business visa rather than one for journalists. An FIR under Section 14B of the Passport Act had been registered against the French citizen, he said. According to Comiti, he was taken to the station by security forces after going to a demonstration on human rights in the territory that is also claimed by Pakistan. (more...)
Gunmen attack Jammu and Kashmir bank cash van, two guards dead Gunmen attack Jammu and Kashmir bank cash van, two guards dead
- December 11, 2017

SSP Shopian Shriram told that both security guards who were injured in the attack succumbed to injuries at Pulwama district Hospital. "We condemn the killing of the bank employees, and want to clarify that they were shot dead by security personnel", Burhanuddin, spokesperson of the militant group, said. (more...)

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