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We did not 'sabotage' Venezuela's Christmas We did not 'sabotage' Venezuela's Christmas
- December 30, 2017

Having now upset even his government's most ardent supporters, known as "Chavistas", Maduro blamed the shortage on Portugal, the origin of its latest pork shipments, according to CNN . So we had to import, and so I gave the order and I signed the payments. "They have sabotaged us", Maduro continued. Meanwhile, in response to Maduro's allegations, Portugal's Minister of Foreign Affairs Augusto Santos Silva said the government had no power to "sabotage the pork hind leg". (more...)
Cheyenne Police Planning Special DUI Enforcement Effort Cheyenne Police Planning Special DUI Enforcement Effort
- December 30, 2017

Bakersfield Police Department, California Office of Traffic Safety and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will all partner in the 18-day crackdown. The extra officers on the road, along with routine patrols, are aimed to reduce impaired driving, police said. DUI checkpoints are stationary setups created to identify intoxicated drivers. (more...)
12 dead as fire rips through Bronx apartment building 12 dead as fire rips through Bronx apartment building
- December 30, 2017

No heavy damage to the exterior of the building was visiblein news footage and photographs. At least 12 people were rescued and are expected to survive, the mayor said Thursday night. Some escaped barefoot or in their nightclothes. D&E Equities said through spokesman Ronn Torossian that it is communicating with the city about the Thursday fire in the Bronx. (more...)
Dozens Killed in Bombing at Shiite Center and News Agency in Kabul Dozens Killed in Bombing at Shiite Center and News Agency in Kabul
- December 30, 2017

Local media reported an explosion early on Thursday. The attacks shook Kabul a day after the US Marine Forces reported the death of a suspected Taliban leader, Qari Fida Mohammad, which, however, was claimed to have taken place much earlier. (more...)
Wallaby Karmichael Hunt arrested for drug possession Wallaby Karmichael Hunt arrested for drug possession
- December 30, 2017

Hunt, a former rugby league global who made his Wallaby debut this year, was detained along with another man in Brisbane early on Saturday morning. "An incident involving Karmichael Hunt occurred which resulted in his arrest", his high-profile lawyer Adam Magill told the Courier Mail . (more...)
Zimbabwean family stuck for three months in Bangkok airport
- December 30, 2017

Thai immigration officials said the family of four adults and four children had been trying to leave Thailand since the end of October but were left stuck at the airport because of visa irregularities. Airport officials denied them boarding, though, because they didn't have visas for Spain, Thailand's immigration bureau spokesman, Col. Cherngron Rimphadee told BBC News. (more...)
Trump 'disappointed' in China over North Korea sanctions Trump 'disappointed' in China over North Korea sanctions
- December 30, 2017

The North Korean oil tanker Sam Jong 2 so far has not been banned from worldwide ports, but it appears on a list of six ships suspected of transporting cargo banned under the global sanctions. Despite being flagged as Hong Kong, the Lighthouse Winmore has actually been chartered by a Taiwanese company called Billion Bunker Group. The Hong Kong government said it was "liaising with the Korean parties concerned to obtain further information about the incident, and will take appropriate ... (more...)
At Least 2 Dead in Long Beach Shooting At Least 2 Dead in Long Beach Shooting
- December 30, 2017

Brad Johnson said at a news conference. By 3:30 p.m., police confirmed it was no longer an active shooter situation but did not disclose whether the assailant had been arrested, wounded or killed. The number of victims and their conditions was unknown. The block where the shooting occurred includes doctor's offices and law offices, but police did not specify what kind of business it is. (more...)
UNESCO Director-General regrets departure of Israel UNESCO Director-General regrets departure of Israel
- December 30, 2017

Israel announced in October that it was following the U.S.'s lead and withdrawing from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) over its anti-Israel bias. Tensions had been bubbling since UNESCO admitted Palestine as a member state in 2011, a move opposed by the United States and Israel, who argue that any recognition of Palestinian statehood must await a negotiated Middle East peace deal. (more...)
Anderson and Thiem react to Djokovic injury withdrawal in Abu Dhabi Anderson and Thiem react to Djokovic injury withdrawal in Abu Dhabi
- December 30, 2017

Murray, who has struggled with a persistent hip injury since the Briton's quarter-final exit at Wimbledon in July, pulled out of the U.S. Open and dropped to 16th in the world rankings. The 30-year-old is scheduled to participate in the Brisbane International which starts on December 31 as he gears up for the Australian Open , but a season blighted by injury has changed the double Wimbledon champion's outlook. (more...)
Ex-estrela do futebol, George Weah é eleito presidente da Libéria Ex-estrela do futebol, George Weah é eleito presidente da Libéria
- December 30, 2017

Os liberianos aguardavam com ansiedade os resultados, ainda que parciais, do segundo turno, uma disputa entre a lenda viva do futebol do país e o atual vice-presidente, Joseph Boakai . Segundo Mahama, a participação no segundo turno foi de "cerca de 55%", após ter sido adiada durante sete semanas, devido a um recurso judicial apresentado pelo candidato que ficou em terceiro lugar. (more...)
Saudi-Led Airstrikes Kill 109 Civilians In Yemen In 10 Days Saudi-Led Airstrikes Kill 109 Civilians In Yemen In 10 Days
- December 30, 2017

The US-backed Saudi-led coalition denied the charges, with Riyadh accusing McGoldrick of taking the Houthi side in the conflict, claiming the information lacked credibility. "I once again remind all parties that it has no military solution". Saudi Arabia and its allies intervened in neighbouring Yemen in March 2015 to push back the rebels who control the capital Sanaa, in an attempt to restore the government of AbdRabbo Mansour Hadi to power. (more...)
Russia's Putin calls Saint Petersburg blast 'act of terror' Russia's Putin calls Saint Petersburg blast 'act of terror'
- December 30, 2017

Initial reports after Wednesday's blast suggested that it was being treated by authorities as attempted murder. An interior view of a supermarket is seen after an explosion in St Petersburg, Russia, in this photo released by Russia's National Anti-Terrorism Committe on December 28, 2017. (more...)
One third of Americans approve of war with North Korea One third of Americans approve of war with North Korea
- December 30, 2017

Anthrax is an acute disease caused by bacteria and can kill 80 per cent of those exposed to it within a day unless antibiotics are taken or vaccination is made available. The regime claims the facility is used for pesticide research , but experts said that the dual-use equipment in the facility suggest that it is used to manufacture biological weapons. (more...)
12 more patients evacuated from Syria rebel enclave 12 more patients evacuated from Syria rebel enclave
- December 30, 2017

The government recently tightened its siege on eastern Ghouta, home to almost 400,000 people, and has refused to allow hundreds of critically ill patients to reach hospitals located just minutes away, according to the United Nations. Eastern Ghouta is an area home to about 400,000 people that has been under a government-imposed siege since 2013. It was the first time the al-Qaeda-linked Hay'at Tahrir al Sham - Arabic for Levant Liberation Committee, also known as HTS - joined the battle over ... (more...)
State Dept. Releases Huma Abedin Emails From Clinton Investigation State Dept. Releases Huma Abedin Emails From Clinton Investigation
- December 30, 2017

One of the emails has the subject "Egyptian MFA on Hamas-PLO talks", referring to the Palestine Liberation Organization. The email's release comes amid a slew of attacks from Republicans on special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE's probe into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russian election meddling. (more...)
Meghan Markle's half-sister slams Prince Harry's family comment Meghan Markle's half-sister slams Prince Harry's family comment
- December 30, 2017

During an interview with BBC Radio 4, the Prince stated that the couple had an "amazing time" and Markle was with "the family she's always wanted". But the best thing about the two ladies, just five months apart in age ( Meghan is now 36, Kate turns 36 in January) is that they have so much in common already that their close relationship is coming very easily. (more...)
Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA)
- December 30, 2017

Volume information can be found just about anywhere, but few traders or investors know how to use this information to increase their profits and minimize risk. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Barrington Research given on Wednesday, June 29. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Buy" on Monday, June 26. (more...)
Palestine's Pakistan envoy shares dais with Hafiz Saeed, India issues demarche Palestine's Pakistan envoy shares dais with Hafiz Saeed, India issues demarche
- December 30, 2017

The Palestinian ambassador to Pakistan, Walid Abu Ali, also attended the rally. Talking about Kashmir and his political outfit, Hafiz Saeed said all the Muslim league running in Pakistan are fake and were anti-Pakistan. Speaking from the protest , Saeed said the U.S. decision on Jerusalem can not be tolerated "at any cost". "We have seen reports in this regard". (more...)
Sub-Zero Wind Chills Wednesday Sub-Zero Wind Chills Wednesday
- December 30, 2017

Wind chills will be around -15 to -25 at midnight Sunday into Monday. A Wind Chill Warning is in effect for the western portions of Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties and all of Berkshire County from 7 p.m. "Temperatures will primarily be subzero through Tuesday morning with periods of unsafe wind chills", the weather service reported. Windchill values are going to drop to -12 to -20 degrees across Kansas when the clock strikes 12 to start 2018. (more...)
National Basketball Association drops 'occupied Palestine' tag after Israel complaint National Basketball Association drops 'occupied Palestine' tag after Israel complaint
- December 30, 2017

In a letter Thursday to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, Miri Regev called Palestine " an imaginary state " and said the listing was not in line with President Donald Trump's recent recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital . East Jerusalem is the location of the Haram al-Sharif, or Noble Sanctuary, for Muslims, and is the third-holiest site in Islam. Regev thanked Silver on Friday for the removal. (more...)
Random drawing scheduled to break tie in disputed House race Random drawing scheduled to break tie in disputed House race
- December 30, 2017

Another said: "Recount rules matter", alluding to the motion that Simonds' lawyers filed Wednesday, asking judges to reconsider their decision. It initially appeared that Yancey had won the race by 10 votes. Workers start to remove boxes from a storage room to recount the ballots during the Newport News 94th district recount on December 19, 2017 at City Center in Newport News , Virginia. (more...)
Humane Society: Dog found dead, frozen on OH home's porch Humane Society: Dog found dead, frozen on OH home's porch
- December 30, 2017

The Humane Society said it's caring for another dog found malnourished and shivering inside the home. "It looks as if she had been attempting to get under a blanket or the blanket had blown off", Heaven said. According to The Blade , the dog's owner, Victor Vallejo Sr., 40, said he last saw the two American bullies days ago and left them both inside the home. (more...)
Hot Tickers: Starbucks Corporation (SBUX), American Tower Corporation (REIT) (AMT)
- December 30, 2017

Irving Kahn increased its stake in Voxx International (VOXX) by 58.21% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The insider DiSanto Edmund sold 10,000 shares worth $1.36 million. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Monday, October 5 report. On Thursday, July 30 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform". (more...)
Recy Taylor, Alabama civil rights icon, dies at 97 Recy Taylor, Alabama civil rights icon, dies at 97
- December 30, 2017

Buirski said Taylor felt no shame but rather entitled to justice for what happened to her that day. On September 3, 1944, Taylor, her friend, Fannie Daniel, and Daniel's teenage son, were walking home from church when a auto of white men pulled up besides them and subsequently forced Taylor into the vehicle at gunpoint. (more...)
No difference of opinion on Triple Talaq in TDP: CM No difference of opinion on Triple Talaq in TDP: CM
- December 30, 2017

INC leader Sushmita Dev said in Lok Sabha: that everybody wants social reforms. There is also a provision of imprisonment for a term, which may extend to three years and fine for violators. "I want to stress on the fact that the law will not prevent talaq only put a stop to talaq e biddat". When contacted, Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said, "We have already made our stand clear in the matter". (more...)
Mayor: Child playing with stove apparently caused NYC fire Mayor: Child playing with stove apparently caused NYC fire
- December 30, 2017

But Nigro said there was nothing unusual about the structure of the building that would have made it especially prone to such a disaster, a point that Mayor Bill de Blasio, D, reiterated later on WNYC radio. Dodge vocational high school as a reception center for people who needed housing and other services. No less than one individual on each floor of the five-story building was slaughtered, as indicated by city authorities. (more...)
Debt-Mired Chinese 'Musk' Ordered Back to China Debt-Mired Chinese 'Musk' Ordered Back to China
- December 30, 2017

Jia Yueting was hit with a similar request to return to China in September, to which he reportedly did not respond. According to the South China Morning Post , Yueting had promised to provide interest-free loans to cover LeEco's debts. But the company has been mired in credit woes and a cash crunch since the fall of 2016. Leshi Internet remains the largest listed vehicle in the LeEco empire but has been suspended from trade since April. (more...)
Multiple people shot at California business Multiple people shot at California business
- December 30, 2017

San Antonio and Long Beach Boulevard. Police also said they believed the gunman was deceased at the scene, but details surrounding the gunman's death have not been released. By 3:30 p.m., police confirmed it was no longer an active shooter situation but did not disclose whether the assailant had been arrested, wounded or killed. (more...)
At least 4 dead in shooting at SW Houston business At least 4 dead in shooting at SW Houston business
- December 30, 2017

The shooting was reported just before 11 p.m.at the Villa Americana Apartments at Selinsky Road and Sesame Street. Officials say at least 50 bullets were fired. The other two are expected to survive. Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS. (more...)

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