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HOMELESS HEROICS: Man stands in rain to guard cash left in vehicle HOMELESS HEROICS: Man stands in rain to guard cash left in vehicle
- December 16, 2017

When John, owner of McMonagle's Boat chippy, in Clydebank, found out what James had done, he showered him with praise on Facebook dubbing him an "absolute gentleman". He said: 'We are raising money for James John McGeown and homeless people in Glasgow and Clydebank. Just because one is down on their luck doesn't mean they don't have moral fibre. (more...)
Bernie Sanders to Trump on Nafta: For once, keep your promise Bernie Sanders to Trump on Nafta: For once, keep your promise
- December 16, 2017

Let working people in. "We have to stand strong for a trade policy that lifts up workers, safeguards human rights, and protects the environment, not one that simply hands more power and profit to massive corporations". Similarly, many products that say "Made in Mexico" or "Made in Canada" include USA parts or services. But there is concern about proposals USA negotiators have put forth that US businesses and Canadian and Mexican negotiators consider poison pills, including a five-year sunset ... (more...)
Hartford Gun Buy Back Program Saturday
- December 16, 2017

In Boston, the buyback program is set to take place at eight locations throughout the city from 10 a.m.to 4 p.m. City residents who drop off a gun can receive a $100 gift card. Hartford has had 28 homicides since January, and police have confiscated 470 firearms this year. A gun buyback will be held in Boston on Saturday. (more...)
Eminem offering 'mom's spaghetti' in Detroit Eminem offering 'mom's spaghetti' in Detroit
- December 16, 2017

Eminem has shared a joke with fans by launched a pun-filled pop-up spaghetti stand to celebrate the release of his new album. Ever since rapper Eminem released his song " Lose Yourself " for the 2001 film 8 Mile , fans have made countless memes and punchlines about one particular lyric. (more...)
Omarosa declares 'black woman civil war' against Robin Roberts
- December 16, 2017

Ms Manigault Newman says that she had always planned on leaving the White House after a single year of service, so she can go ahead and live her life. During his campaign, she was tasked with helping him gain black votes, but he received only 8 percent . Newman contends that she resigned from her position and was not fired . (more...)
Skating rink opens for holidays in Dawsonville Skating rink opens for holidays in Dawsonville
- December 16, 2017

Fiona Kurby, a third year student at Bournemouth studying telecommunications, said she feels like "ice skating is more of a winter thing for around Christmas". For the less co-ordinated, penguin skate aids were available to hold on to for balance, and younger children were able to sit on ice bananas while being pulled around by parents. (more...)
UT System Chancellor Bill McRaven to step down in 2018 UT System Chancellor Bill McRaven to step down in 2018
- December 16, 2017

The "difficult" decision, he said, was personal. "As I enter the fourth quarter of my life, there's still a lot of things I want to do". "I want to see the direction that the board is going", the American-Statesman quoted McRaven as saying at the time. (more...)
Trump's eldest son testifies to US Senate committee… Trump's eldest son testifies to US Senate committee…
- December 16, 2017

The compounds, known as "dachas" - or country houses - were seized under then-U.S. President Barack Obama in December past year as a response to Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. The Senate committee is conducting one of the main congressional investigations. Department of Justice special counsel Robert Mueller is also investigating the matter. (more...)
Knobs Baptist Church Christmas celebration Knobs Baptist Church Christmas celebration
- December 16, 2017

Lawndale Baptist Church: 841 Dr. MLK Jr. MINISTRY WORKSHOP Leadership trainer and motivational speaker Jeff Willie will present a leadership development workshop for ministry leaders from 9 a.m.to 4 p.m. The Living Word of Christ Fellowship will have its annual holiday dinner at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday. This service of hope is for everyone who seeks the light of Christ, but especially those who struggle to be joyful or find peace during the Holiday Season. (more...)
Red Flag Fire Warnings Expected To Be Back This Weekend Red Flag Fire Warnings Expected To Be Back This Weekend
- December 16, 2017

Forecasters say a combination of high winds, extremely low humidity and lack of rain in recent weeks will raise fire danger to critical levels. A red flag warning will also be in effect from 8 a.m.to 8 p.m. A Red Flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring or will shortly. Flames burned less than one acre before Cal Fire put it out. (more...)
Long Island Iced Tea (LTEA) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Finds
- December 16, 2017

The higher the RVOL the more In Play the stock is. The stock ended last trade at 6.96 a share and the price is up more than -21.00% so far this year. It is common practice for investors to use the price-to-earnings ratio (P/E ratio or price multiple) to determine if a company's stock price is over or undervalued. (more...)
USA urges Assad regime to fully take part in peace talks
- December 16, 2017

Bashar al-Jaafari harshly criticised United Nations envoy Staffan de Mistura for comments made to Swiss television Wednesday calling on Russian President Vladimir Putin to "have the courage" to convince his Syrian counterpart to allow new polls. (more...)
Prohibitory orders in Udaipur, Rajsamand to continue Prohibitory orders in Udaipur, Rajsamand to continue
- December 16, 2017

To thwart a rally by Hindu groups supporting the accused, the Udaipur Police on Wednesday issued a notice saying that Section 144 has been imposed and Internet services have been blocked for 24 hours to prevent disturbances or incidents of communal disharmony. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation agent, police officer involved in fatal shooting of man in Yonkers Federal Bureau of Investigation agent, police officer involved in fatal shooting of man in Yonkers
- December 16, 2017

Both the agent and the detective opened fire after spotting a weapon in the suspect's hand, according to the sources. "The subject who was shot was taken to the hospital, where he later died", Federal Bureau of Investigation spokesperson Amy Thoreson said in a statement to Fox 5 News. (more...)
Austrian conservatives reach coalition deal with far right Austrian conservatives reach coalition deal with far right
- December 16, 2017

He is set to become Europe's youngest leader after his center-right People's Party finished first in Austria's October 15 election. The conservative OVP won the parliamentary election on October 15 by capturing 31.6 percent of the vote, but fell short of an absolute majority in parliament. (more...)
Uber driver arrested in rape of 16-year-old girl Uber driver arrested in rape of 16-year-old girl
- December 16, 2017

She appeared intoxicated and her trousers were still around her ankles. Someone called 911 and the teen told officers she was sexually assaulted by an Uber driver. The 16-year-old girl was transported to an area hospital for treatment. According to police the girl appeared to be extremely intoxicated, police are now not aware of which bar the girl was drinking at but are still investigating as bar employees could face charges for serving a minor. (more...)
Call for action on 'social epidemic' of loneliness Call for action on 'social epidemic' of loneliness
- December 16, 2017

Published today in Mrs Cox's former constituency of Batley and Spen in West Yorkshire, the report says: "Tackling loneliness is a generational challenge that can only be met by concerted action by everyone". She said it was tough to be involved in something that was one of her sister's last initiatives but felt It went to the heart of what her sister stood for. (more...)
Cows burned, tortured at Florida dairy farm, animal rights group says Cows burned, tortured at Florida dairy farm, animal rights group says
- December 16, 2017

Fernando Lopez, 45, a caretaker, and Naul Dorantes-Garcia, 36, both face first-degree misdemeanor charges of cruelty to animals. "ORCRP012673-topic.html" class="local_link" >Publix Super Markets - to the list that have been filmed by undercover workers from Animal Recovery Mission trying to make a point about the abuse that they say dairy cows routinely endure. (more...)
Sweetheart Measure for Churches Stripped From GOP Tax Bill Sweetheart Measure for Churches Stripped From GOP Tax Bill
- December 16, 2017

The repeal of the Johnson Amendment , named for then-Sen, Lyndon Johnson, was pushed by right-wing Republicans like President Trump and Sen. As readers will remember, the House had, in its version of the tax bill, included the repeal applicable to all nonprofits and houses of worship, but the Senate did not include it, so it might have gone either way in the reconciliation process. (more...)
Victims of Larry Nassar speak out to MSU Board of Trustees Victims of Larry Nassar speak out to MSU Board of Trustees
- December 16, 2017

Kaylee Lorincz - "Victim E" in Larry Nassar Ingham County, Michigan criminal case. The raise comes shortly after state politicians and many women who say Nassar sexually abused them called for Simon to resign or be fired. "When we touch all the bases, we have one person who really took advantage - and, really, a kind man - that took advantage of so many colleagues that this person was working with", Ferguson said. (more...)
Erdogan, Putin warn about more Jerusalem tension Erdogan, Putin warn about more Jerusalem tension
- December 16, 2017

Erdogan spoke to a rally in the central province of Konya via teleconference on Friday. The president also recalled the extraordinary meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) convened by Turkey, which took place this Wednesday in Istanbul, 'seven days after the provoked announcement of the government of the United States'. (more...)
Small dog survives coyote attack caught on camera Small dog survives coyote attack caught on camera
- December 16, 2017

According to Barnaby Dinges, Vicky's husband, Boozer, upon returning home, went back into his kennel on his own but still appeared to be shaken up from the attack. Dinges said she ran out of the house screaming and the coyote eventually wandered off. Wildlife experts say the coyote was probably marking its territory since it's breeding season. (more...)
Sea lion attacks swimmer in San Francisco Bay Sea lion attacks swimmer in San Francisco Bay
- December 16, 2017

A spokesperson from the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito referred us to a paper about bites and contact abrasions that concluded sea lion attacks on open-water swimmers "were infrequent, and given the dozens of people that swim in San Francisco Bay each day, the chances of a negative interaction with a marine mammal are small". (more...)
Australia reckons with the national tragedy of child sexual abuse Australia reckons with the national tragedy of child sexual abuse
- December 16, 2017

But this is the most comprehensive judgement, and a damning indictment of Australia's political, educational, religious and legal authorities in addressing the scourge of child sexual abuse. The report contains a raft of recommendations aimed at churches, warning it would be a mistake to regard child sexual abuse as a historical problem. (more...)
5 things you need to know now
- December 16, 2017

The bill also can not add to the deficit outside the 10-year window. Rob Portman, a Republican from OH and a member of the tax conference. Sen. Marco Rubio , R-Fla., was a potential holdout. The deduction is especially important to residents of high-tax states such as New York, New Jersey and California. "Sen. Rubio has consistently communicated to the Senate tax negotiators that his vote on final passage would depend on whether the refundability of the Child Tax Credit was increased in a ... (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda #HamilDrops New Track Lin-Manuel Miranda #HamilDrops New Track "Ben Franklin's Song" With The Decemberists
- December 16, 2017

The content, dubbed the Hamildrops , will replace a Hamilton Mixtape Vol 2, a follow-up to the re-imaginings of songs from the hit musical, as well as tracks not included in the songbook for the Broadway smash. FAST FORWARD TO 2016: Lin passed on the lyrics to Colin, who was very much up to the task, and a new song was born: BEN FRANKLIN'S SONG , to be exact. (more...)
Despite failed round, UN Syria talks only viable peace effort, France says Despite failed round, UN Syria talks only viable peace effort, France says
- December 16, 2017

Mr.de Mistura had called the Syrian parties to Geneva hoping to capitalize on a slowdown in fighting across much of the country, the military demise of the Islamic State and an uptick in worldwide diplomacy exemplified by talks on Syria between Presidents Trump and Putin in Vietnam last month. (more...)
President Moon delivers speech at Peking University, meets key politicians President Moon delivers speech at Peking University, meets key politicians
- December 16, 2017

The trip follows Moon's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing for their third bilateral summit. Song visited as part of a tradition of exchanges between the ruling parties of the two countries, but left apparently without meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. (more...)
North Korea's ambassador meets with United Nations official after visit North Korea's ambassador meets with United Nations official after visit
- December 16, 2017

The debate over offering North Korea unconditional talks reflects the differences within the Trump administration as it runs out of time to prevent North Korea from perfecting a nuclear-tipped missile that can strike the US mainland. "The president is very realistic about that as well". Yun is in Bangkok as part of a December 11-15 trip that also included a stop in Japan, as Washington seeks to shore up regional support for its "maximum pressure" campaign in response to Pyongyang's ... (more...)
Democrat Ramsey Drops Out Of Kansas Congressional Race Following Sexual Harassment Allegations Democrat Ramsey Drops Out Of Kansas Congressional Race Following Sexual Harassment Allegations
- December 16, 2017

Had the false allegations been brought against me directly, I would have fought to exonerate my name and my reputation. "[Ramsey] repeatedly told me she heard great things from others about my performance", Funkhouser wrote. "My opponents have chosen to use these false allegations against me for political purposes, not only engaging in a whisper campaign, but also contacting political and news organizations", Ramsey said. (more...)

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