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Ukraine And Russia Both Claim Victory In Gas Dispute Ukraine And Russia Both Claim Victory In Gas Dispute
- December 22, 2017

Since Russia's illegal annexation of the Crimea region in 2014, Ukraine has been wracked by conflict in its eastern areas with Russian-backed separatists, leading to more than 10,000 deaths, according to the UN. The court also ordered Naftogaz to take and pay for 5 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas a year beginning with 2018. A court in Slovakia has arrested gas supplies destined for Ukraine over an unpaid debt dating back a decade. (more...)
Senate Paid Out $1.45 Million In Discrimination Settlements Since 1997, Data Shows Senate Paid Out $1.45 Million In Discrimination Settlements Since 1997, Data Shows
- December 22, 2017

Tim Kaine, D-Virginia. Or if you don't want to solve the problem. And Shelby, who was given the information in his role as head of the Rules panel, is in talks with his Democratic counterpart on releasing the data as Kaine vows to "start raising hell" to shake it loose. (more...)
Border Patrol Agents Tricked into Providing Protection for Convicted Drug Smuggler Border Patrol Agents Tricked into Providing Protection for Convicted Drug Smuggler
- December 22, 2017

But it has been revealed that the groom is barred from Mexico because he is a convicted drug smuggler, now awaiting his sentencing in San Diego federal court after he was caught smuggling 43 pounds of heroin, 47 pounds of methamphetamine and 43 pounds of cocaine back in February, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported . (more...)
Man Tries to Blow Himself up in Manhattan Brownstone Man Tries to Blow Himself up in Manhattan Brownstone
- December 22, 2017

No one else, including the Welsh family, was in the building at the time of the blast, police said. The man sustained a minor injury to his leg and was taken to St. The building was deemed "structurally sound", according to police. He was later taken into custody and charged with arson. Police said they are now investigating the incident as a domestic abuse case because of ongoing marital issues that may have led to the man's suicide attempt. (more...)
Cummings Praises FBI's McCabe As a 'Guardian of Democracy' Cummings Praises FBI's McCabe As a 'Guardian of Democracy'
- December 22, 2017

Some Republicans suspect it was used to obtain a FISA warrant and open an investigation into Trump's campaign. He said on more than one occasion that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had worked hard to verify the dossier, telling lawmakers that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had at one point sent investigators to London as part of the effort. (more...)
Year-old killed by deputy's stray bullet in Texas Year-old killed by deputy's stray bullet in Texas
- December 22, 2017

There was no weapon found with the woman at the scene, and she doesn't appear to be armed, Salazar said. "She was pointing that weapon at the deputy". One of the bullets struck Prescott, who was inside the home with two adults and another child. The boy was sitting inside the trailer when he was struck in the abdomen by a stray bullet that pierced the wall. (more...)
Girl sentenced to 25 years in mental hospital in Slender Man stabbing Girl sentenced to 25 years in mental hospital in Slender Man stabbing
- December 22, 2017

She said her daughter still keeps the curtains in her bedroom closed and that she was "different" after was released from hospital. The plea agreement called for Geyser to enter the plea, and then for Bohren to find her not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect, meaning she would ultimately not be held criminally responsible for the attack. (more...)
Here's What Jill Stein Had to Say About Her Dinner With Putin Here's What Jill Stein Had to Say About Her Dinner With Putin
- December 22, 2017

In a new interview with Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer , Stein clears up any misgivings about her trip to Russia--something Stein has also addressed in a Facebook live video . Earlier this month, Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation over conversations he had with Russia's ambassador last December. (more...)
Tompkins County residents should pay their taxes right now
- December 22, 2017

Betsy McClain, town clerk for Hanover, said on Friday that "conservatively, a dozen people" had called the town tax collector asking if this was possible. However, the San Francisco Treasurer's Office wanted to be clear that paying taxes early may not be the best solution for everyone. Not all municipalities in the region allow residents to pre-pay taxes, however, which in New Hampshire requires city council, board of selectmen or town meeting approval. (more...)
Fastenal Co (FAST) Stake Maintained by Mcdonald Capital Investors Inc
- December 22, 2017

The stock increased 0.81% or $2.68 during the last trading session, reaching $331.66. About 6.88M shares traded or 72.61% up from the average. Tesla, Inc. As per Monday, August 21, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of General Mills, Inc. The rating was maintained by Avondale with "Market Perform" on Thursday, April 7. (more...)
Italian 'ambulance of death' worker arrested on suspicion of murdering patients Italian 'ambulance of death' worker arrested on suspicion of murdering patients
- December 22, 2017

But police believe there could be many more victims of the mafia scheme, which they say may have been in operation since 2012. The nurse, 42-year-old Davide Garofalo, was arrested on Thursday. Garofalo then allegedly recommended the services of a funeral parlour, which grieving family members - "at a time of great sorrow and distress" - were only too grateful to accept. (more...)
Israel's Netanyahu calls UN 'house of lies' before Jerusalem vote Israel's Netanyahu calls UN 'house of lies' before Jerusalem vote
- December 22, 2017

Despite US President Donald Trump's threat to cut aid to countries that support the resolution , the motion is expected to pass with a wide margin. Netanyahu noted that various countries around the world are changing their attitude toward Israel, "and this will eventually seep into the walls of that house of lies". (more...)
U.S. planning to separate families of undocumented migrants U.S. planning to separate families of undocumented migrants
- December 22, 2017

Under the new policy, immigrant parents would be sent to adult detention facilities and their children placed either in juvenile shelters or with a "sponsor" who is typically a United States relative, The New York Times reported on Thursday , citing Homeland Security and White House officials who were briefed on the plan. (more...)
Congress passes sweeping tax overhaul
- December 22, 2017

The 20 percent corporate alternative minimum tax has been repealed. Most households will not see the full effect of the tax plan on their income until they file their 2018 taxes in early 2019. Despite their concerns, no prospective buyers in our survey said they would postpone their plans to buy a home this year altogether because of the tax changes. (more...)
Public sours on GOP tax plan as Dems regain lead on economy Public sours on GOP tax plan as Dems regain lead on economy
- December 22, 2017

The decline is similar among rural voters; 61 percent of rural voters supported Trump in 2016, while just 43 percent say they're confident they'll be in his corner in three years. The pollster said voters, by a 51 to 44 percent margin, disapprove of Trump's handling of the economy. Overall, Quinnipiac said voters, by a 59-37 margin, disapprove of Trump's White House performance 11 months into his presidency, nearly identical to Gallup's 59-36 negative reading on Trump's tenure. (more...)
Modi calls up would-be PM of Nepal Modi calls up would-be PM of Nepal
- December 22, 2017

He reiterated India's support to Nepal in its inclusive development, recalled the "timeless" contacts between the people and described the open border as a symbol of "our unique bonding". Thanking PM Modi for reaching out and his good wishes, Mr Oli said he intends to maintain good relations with all neighbouring countries. He also congratulated Oli for the huge success of the Left alliance in the recently held parliamentary and provincial elections. (more...)
North Korea vows to retaliate over US ransomware accusation North Korea vows to retaliate over US ransomware accusation
- December 22, 2017

While asserting that the country "does not feel a need to respond", the ministry spokesperson said that the DPRK could not tolerate the "direct accusation against our state" made on Monday . Thursday's warning came amid heightened animosities following the North's test-launch of its most powerful missile last month. The North was also suspected of involvement in a cyberattack on Sony's USA subsidiary 3 years ago. (more...)
Auto esce di strada e si schianta contro un muretto Auto esce di strada e si schianta contro un muretto
- December 22, 2017

La polizia postale ha rimosso il post dal social e ha individuato M.B. anche grazie alle tantissime segnalazioni arrivate sul profilo facebook della polizia "Agente Lisa".Si stanno ora valutando eventuali ipotesi di reato di cui potrebbe dover rispondere. (more...)
Donald Trump's approval tumbles over his tax plan Donald Trump's approval tumbles over his tax plan
- December 22, 2017

The majority - 56 percent - now take a negative view. The Pew findings may raise the question of whether Trump's alleged use of racial or ethnic " dog-whistles " has actually backfired. A year later, that had fallen to 52 percent. That year Democrats recaptured both the House and Senate and had a 50 percent to 36 percent margin in the poll. (more...)
Stock Grabbing Investor's Attention: Cemex SAB De CV Sponsored (CX)
- December 22, 2017

The company's stock had a trading volume of 9,167,918 shares, compared to its average volume of 9,801,135. The company had a trading volume of 9,805,190 shares, compared to its average volume of 9,801,150. To make a proper assessment, investors seek a sound estimate of this year's and next year's earnings per share (EPS), as well as a strong sense of how much the company will earn even farther down the road. (more...)
Navy finds HMAS AE1 submarine wreck 100 years after it sank Navy finds HMAS AE1 submarine wreck 100 years after it sank
- December 22, 2017

HMAS AE1 was the first time the Royal Australian Navy had lost a vessel, and the first lost submarine from World War 1. "The loss of AE1 in 1914 was a tragedy for our then fledgling nation", Defence Minister Marise Payne told reporters here. (more...)
Friday: Dense fog, holiday forecast Friday: Dense fog, holiday forecast
- December 22, 2017

If your front yard looked like the setting of an old horror movie film set this morning don't worry, director John Carpenter didn't sneak over last night to film another installment in "The Fog" series. Isolated showers will be possible through the day on Friday thanks to the moisture and in advance of an approaching cold front. Sunny and cool conditions are forecast for Christmas Day with highs in the mid-upper 50s. (more...)
Catalonian Separatists Claim Election Victory Over Spanish Gov't Catalonian Separatists Claim Election Victory Over Spanish Gov't
- December 22, 2017

Catalans began voting for a new administration in an election many hope will resolve Spain's worst crisis in decades after the region declared independence leading Madrid to sack local leaders. People walking by the sea in the Catalan capital Barcelona said before Puigdemont spoke Friday that they want Spain's political leaders to sit down and figure out a solution for the tense and drawn-out stalemate. (more...)
Osun NLC declares strike over half salary
- December 22, 2017

The modulated salary scheme has been on in the state since September 2015. The labour leaders therefore, urged the workers to stay at home until they received another directive from them concerning the strike. Osogbo - Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has commended the state's workers for their selfless services, inspite of the prevailing economic challenges in the country. (more...)
Goa ready to give Mahadayi river water for Karna's drinking needs:CM Goa ready to give Mahadayi river water for Karna's drinking needs:CM
- December 22, 2017

Besides Parrikar and Yeddyurappa, BJP's Maharashtra unit chief participated in the meeting. It may be there, but our stand for Goa and Goenkaponn says that Mhadei can't be diverted or emptied into Karnataka to irrigate their plains. Let the Prime Minister call the meeting of Chief Ministers immediately. "Under the Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and then Advocate General Atmaram Nadkarni, we have won the battle. (more...)
USA sollen Jerusalem-Entscheidung zurücknehmen — UN-Vollversammlung USA sollen Jerusalem-Entscheidung zurücknehmen — UN-Vollversammlung
- December 22, 2017

Nun, wir beobachten diese Abstimmungen. Wir werden weiter an einer vollen Mitgliedschaft in den Vereinten Nationen und anderen internationalen Organisationen arbeiten und natürlich gibt es die Option, Israel für seine Besatzung vor den Internationalen Strafgerichtshof zu bringen. (more...)
Merry Christmas To All Merry Christmas To All
- December 22, 2017

Our wish is simply for no call outs so our members can have a quiet Christmas with their families. Meanwhile, the "remaining two-thirds of the USA public either is not bothered by a perceived decline in religion in Christmas or does not believe that the emphasis on the religious elements of Christmas is waning", according to the Pew poll. (more...)
Snow expected late Thursday with fall of 5-10 cm overnight Snow expected late Thursday with fall of 5-10 cm overnight
- December 22, 2017

In the northern part of the region, your commute home today might be frightful as snow is expected to begin falling late in the afternoon of December 21. Drivers across York Region should be cautious. "The Friday morning rush hour commute could be particularly slow and messy". That means no on-street parking is permitted in the city, to allow for easier snow clearing. (more...)
Trump's Ambassador to the Netherlands caught lying about his own conspiracy claims Trump's Ambassador to the Netherlands caught lying about his own conspiracy claims
- December 22, 2017

Peter Hoekstra, Trump's representative to the Netherlands, lied despite the fact that his 2015 comments were captured on camera. Already, he has been caught in multiple lies by a Dutch journalist. Hoekstra quickly interrupted, saying: "I didn't say that, that is actually an incorrect statement". Hoekstra initially tried to deny ever making such statements. (more...)
Trump will visit the United Kingdom but not meet the Queen Trump will visit the United Kingdom but not meet the Queen
- December 22, 2017

The visit is expected to go ahead despite a series of ugly clashes with Mrs May - including a major Twitter row last month when Trump condemned the Prime Minister for attacking his decision to retweet anti-Muslim propaganda from far-right group Britain First. (more...)

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