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Donald Trump firing Robert Mueller 'could provoke constitutional crisis', warns senator Donald Trump firing Robert Mueller 'could provoke constitutional crisis', warns senator
- December 26, 2017

There's clearly a difference in how the White House has handled this possibility and how it handled the dismissal of FBI Director James B. Comey, which Trump previewed in a Fox Business interview . The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee warned President Donald Trump against firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller or pardoning key witnesses like Michael Flynn in the continuing Russian Federation investigation. (more...)
2 kids, woman killed, cop hurt in Christmas standoff in Phoenix 2 kids, woman killed, cop hurt in Christmas standoff in Phoenix
- December 26, 2017

When they arrived, they found a woman shot to death in the parking lot, according to Sgt. Jonathan Howard. Police say this appears to be a domestic dispute turned deadly. One officer injured in the shootout was rushed to the hospital and in stable condition, officials told the station. Residents were escorted back to their apartments by officers a half-hour after the shootout had ended. (more...)
Death toll from typhoon in southern Philipppines climbs to 200 Death toll from typhoon in southern Philipppines climbs to 200
- December 26, 2017

Over the weekend, Tembin unleashed landslides and flash floods that killed at least 164 people and left 171 others missing in the Philippines, according to Romina Marasigan of the government's main disaster-response agency. Another 18 people perished in the province of Lanao del Sur in the center of the island. One of the places hit hardest by the storm was the mountain village of Dalama, which was virtually erased from the map. (more...)
Osinbajo Monitors Fuel Distribution in Lagos Osinbajo Monitors Fuel Distribution in Lagos
- December 26, 2017

Obviously, people have gone through a lot of pain and anguish in the past few days, and that is deeply regretted. He said it was so shameful that Nigerians are spending the holidays in discomfort and promised that the situation is now under control that fuel crisis will be over very soon. (more...)
Eminem's 'Revival' Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200
- December 26, 2017

Revival is the third-largest week selling album of 2017 behind Kendrick Lamar's Damn with 603,000 units sold in its first week, and Drake's More Life with 505,000 units. 3 and becomes his third top 10 in a row. G-Eazy went a route more common in hip-hop today, relying heavily on digital streams: "The Beautiful & Damned", with its hit singles " No Limit " and "Him & I", sold 68,000 copies and tallied 70 million streams for a total of 122,000 units by the industry's math. (more...)
17-year-old charged in murder of Virginia couple 17-year-old charged in murder of Virginia couple
- December 26, 2017

Friends and relatives said Kuhn-Fricker was alarmed when she found messages she believes were from her daughter's boyfriend that praised Hitler and called for a "white revolution", The Washington Post reported . "These things render any legal redemption void". The Post report claims the couple became anxious when their daughter started parroting anti-Jewish sentiments about the Second World War. (more...)
Discovery of Crocodile in Melbourne Suburb Has Police Baffled Discovery of Crocodile in Melbourne Suburb Has Police Baffled
- December 26, 2017

Now it's not every day that you get a phone call in suburban Melbourne from someone who says " there's a crocodile on the footpath ", so police attending the scene expecting some big bastard of Jurassic Park-proportions to be snapping at them when they arrived. (more...)
Yorkshire woman due before Egyptian court on drug smuggling charge Yorkshire woman due before Egyptian court on drug smuggling charge
- December 26, 2017

Ms Plummer's sister, Rachel, said her sister was visibly nervous, upset and sleep deprived. Her legal team entered a written submission from her explaining she had not admitted guilt, but had meant to say she carried the drug without knowing it was illegal and with no intention of selling it. (more...)
Winter weather warnings in effect: Brutal cold & heavy snow Winter weather warnings in effect: Brutal cold & heavy snow
- December 26, 2017

A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for Wayne county Tuesday night until 10 am Wednesday . Residents in Jefferson, Lewis and Oswego counties can expect another round of heavy snowfall today after several inches of snow Monday night . The National Weather Service is also reporting wind gusts up to 30 to 40 miles per hour at times throughout the day, causing blowing and drifting snow. (more...)
Calm Christmas Eve Before More Winter Weather Calm Christmas Eve Before More Winter Weather
- December 26, 2017

At least this Christmas Day , temperatures will be below average throughout the region. The big question is: how far north with the snow move? Forecasters have issued a winter weather advisory for northwest MA, where four to six inches of snow are predicted, followed by ice accumulations of about one tenth of an inch. (more...)
Erdogan Calls For Full Lifting Of Economic Sanctions On Sudan Erdogan Calls For Full Lifting Of Economic Sanctions On Sudan
- December 26, 2017

The signing of the latest deals came on the final day of a two-day official visit by Erdogan to the country. Suakin, one of the oldest seaports in Africa, was used by African Muslims who set out for pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. (more...)
EPS for Taylor Morrison Home Corporation (TMHC) Expected At $0.66
- December 26, 2017

It has outperformed by 55.75% the S&P500. County Bancorp Incorporated (NASDAQ:ICBK) had a decrease of 4.31% in short interest. HTGC's SI was 563,000 shares in December as released by FINRA. The company was initiated on Friday, January 29 by Citigroup. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.49 earnings per share . California State Teachers Retirement System grew its stake in Taylor Morrison Home by 5.4% in the 3rd quarter. (more...)
Up to 10 cm of snow expected Christmas Eve, Environment Canada says Up to 10 cm of snow expected Christmas Eve, Environment Canada says
- December 26, 2017

West and and north Vancouver Island will be hit by snow in earnest, before precipitation eases to flurries or rain showers by the evening. Some bus routes are also diverting due to slippery conditions on the roads. It's a attractive white Christmas, but it's becoming blustery with brisk winds and local blowing snow developing, states the weather statement. Residents in most of southern Ontario will see a white Christmas as a low-pressure system is expected to bring five to 10 centimetres of ... (more...)
Equity indices at new highs, Sensex closes above 34k Equity indices at new highs, Sensex closes above 34k
- December 26, 2017

Wiping off the day's initial losses, the key indices of the Indian equity markets provisionally closed Tuesday's trade at new highs. Early on Tuesday, the benchmark BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 index hit an all-time high as it breached 34,000 and 10,500 mark respectively. (more...)
Plane Goes Off Taxiway at Logan Airport Plane Goes Off Taxiway at Logan Airport
- December 26, 2017

Responding to air traffic controllers after the incident, one of the plane's pilots said, "Everything's fine". When told that emergency personnel would be responding, the pilot said, "We just need a tow". A nasty winter storm hit New England Christmas Day temporarily shut down runways at Boston's Logan Airport. Earlier on Monday departures and arrivals were halted at Logan International for about an hour as snow reduced visibility to near zero, airport officials said. (more...)
Israel extends detention of Palestinian women over slap video Israel extends detention of Palestinian women over slap video
- December 26, 2017

The incident occurred during a clash in the Palestinian village of Nabi Saleh in the West Bank, after U.S. President Donald Trump chose to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and to move the US Embassy to it. The binding resolution could not be adopted despite 14 other council members supporting it. Since then, at least 15 Palestinians have been martyred - and thousands more injured - in clashes with Israeli security forces in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza Strip, according ... (more...)
Uproar continues in Peru after ex-president is pardoned Uproar continues in Peru after ex-president is pardoned
- December 26, 2017

A pardon was reportedly rejected in 2013. The protesters at first wanted to march towards the Government Palace, headquarters of the executive, or to the clinic in which Fujimori is hospitalised, but instead was ended in front of the Palace of Justice. (more...)
Union minister Hegde hints at amending Constitution to remove 'secular'
- December 26, 2017

Speaking at an event organised by the Brahman Yuva Parishad in Koppal district of Karnataka , Hegde said that while they would respect the word secular since the Constitution mentions it, the BJP will "change the Constitution" in the future. (more...)
Rahul Gandhi's Christmas Hug To A Grandmother Rahul Gandhi's Christmas Hug To A Grandmother
- December 26, 2017

Reaching out on social media - for which union minister Sushma Swaraj has received much respect and affection from the people - is a first for the leader, who took charge of the Congress recently from his mother Sonia Gandhi . Not just a tweet, the Congress chief also dialed Dipali and personally wished her grandmother on her birthday. "Dear Dipali, Please wish your lovely grandmother a very happy birthday and a merry Xmas". (more...)
Pregnant Arizona woman shot while sleeping, baby survives Pregnant Arizona woman shot while sleeping, baby survives
- December 26, 2017

The baby boy is in critical condition and on life support, the child's father Anthony Rivera told Tucson News Now . 19-year-old Jasmine Vega had married, and together with her husband were expecting their first baby. It's not yet known if anyone was specifically targeted. Others inside of the house were woken up by Vega's screams, but no one else in the home was injured, and the authorities were contacted. (more...)
Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, wife meet Sushma Swaraj Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, wife meet Sushma Swaraj
- December 26, 2017

At the three-hour meeting with Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday, a number of officials from the foreign ministry, including foreign secretary S Jaishankar , were also present, media reported. Pakistan then played a video at a press briefing, in which Jadhav is shown thanking Pakistan for its "grand gesture". Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, commenting on Kulbhushan Jadhav's meeting with his family, said, "In one sense, it is a step forward because 22 months after they arrested this poor man, ... (more...)
Shilpa Shetty offers apology for 'casteist slur' Shilpa Shetty offers apology for 'casteist slur'
- December 26, 2017

On Friday, when the film released, members of Valmiki community staged demonstrations outside cinema halls in Jaipur and tore posters of Tiger Zinda Hai , in which Khan plays the lead role. Troubles for Bollywood superstar Salman Khan are from over. A notice was issued by the Commission after it received a complaint from an ex-chairman of the Delhi Commission for Safai Karamcharis, Harnam Singh. (more...)
Downtown Madison church welcomes hundreds for Christmas dinner Downtown Madison church welcomes hundreds for Christmas dinner
- December 26, 2017

This was for anyone that is homebound or anyone just in need of somewhere to eat on Christmas. The community meals gave people a chance to enjoy some festive company, and some good food. Mashed potatoes, ham, Volunteers were available to assist people, especially the elderly. "I really am thankful to God and all these people here that volunteered to do this". (more...)
U.S. to cut $285 million in United Nations funds U.S. to cut $285 million in United Nations funds
- December 26, 2017

Haley said the budget negotiations had generated several "successes" with financial cutbacks and a reduction of the UN's "bloated management and support functions". Meanwhile, Guatemala said that it would follow America's lead and announced plans to move its embassy in Israel, now situated in Tel Aviv, to Jerusalem on Sunday. (more...)
Nine remain in hospitals after bus ploughs into Moscow pedestrian underpass
- December 26, 2017

Sirens were blaring around the metro station, as authorities prepared to pull the bus out of the underpass, an AFP correspondent at the scene said. "A bus drove into a pedestrian underpass", traffic police spokesman Artyom Kolesnikov said. (more...)
Rahul goes to Gujarat after a humorous 'Lie Hard' dig at BJP Rahul goes to Gujarat after a humorous 'Lie Hard' dig at BJP
- December 26, 2017

The party action plan has factored in the possibility of the ruling NDA advancing the general elections to 2018 end along with some key states in the North. "We lost in the election, but we won". The Congress president further added that his sole mission in the election was to boost the confidence in the Gujarat Congress that they can defeat the BJP. (more...)
Vijay Rupani takes oath as Chief Minister of Gujarat Vijay Rupani takes oath as Chief Minister of Gujarat
- December 26, 2017

BJP retained power in the state for the sixth consecutive term by winning the recently held Assembly polls. Earlier this morning, Modi's convoy made its way from the Ahmedabad airport, where he flew in from the national capital, to an open ground near the state secretariat where the oath ceremony took place. (more...)
Significant lake effect snow early next week Significant lake effect snow early next week
- December 26, 2017

It is after Christmas morning that lake effect becomes organized. The service issued a winter storm watch, advising there may be several inches of snow tonight, followed by significant lake effect snow Monday through Wednesday. There will be temperatures in the single digits Tuesday and Wednesday mornings with wind. In the most persistent snows east of Lake Ontario they wil be measuring snowfall in feet. (more...)
Meghan Markle shines at royals' Christmas church service
- December 26, 2017

As ET previously reported , Meghan and Harry were expected to stay at William and Kate's country home, Anmer Hall in Norfolk, which is close to Sandringham, so they could see 4-year-old Prince George and 2-year-old Princess Charlotte open their stockings from Santa on Christmas morning. (more...)
Christmas brings blizzard and bitter cold
- December 26, 2017

This will lead to a very cold Christmas eve with highs only in the single digits and teens. Temperatures in MA are also expected to be lower than usual on Christmas reaching a high of 38 degrees. The trucks were using treated salt that's deployed when temperatures drop below 15 degrees. A winter storm is winding down across New England but not before bringing blizzard conditions to some areas, power outages to others and making Christmas travel treacherous. (more...)

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