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White House slams 'ridiculous' Trump health questions

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Ryan promises "entitlement reform' in 2018 MORE (D-Minn.) took a parting shot at the president in his resignation speech". Sanders told " CBS This Morning " co-anchor Gayle King that she is "absolutely right" in assuming that the problem goes beyond Franken. Read More »

Former Rep. Harold Ford Jr. fired for sexual misconduct

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Morgan Stanley fired former Rep. Harold Ford Jr . after conducting an investigation into harassment, making him the latest in a string of high-profile men to lose their jobs after accusations of mistreating women. After losing his Senate campaign, Ford Jr. was hired by Morgan Stanley and also started a media career. He had meanwhile been keeping his political irons hot as a frequent guest commentator on the NBC " Morning Joe " program and in other venues, like a continuing role as lecturer ... Read More »

Nancy Pelosi: GOP Using National Reciprocity to Arm 'Violent Criminals'

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Richard Hudson (R-NC), author of the bill , said. It was a victory for the National Rifle Association , which claimed that the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act , if approved by the Senate , will override a patchwork of state laws so concealed carry permits are universally accepted, like drivers licenses. Read More »

European Union to sue Poland, Hungary and Czechs for refusing refugee quotas

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For Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic this legal precedent - not news, but a logical outcome. The contentious scheme, which was introduced at the height of the refugee crisis in 2015, was focused on 'burden-sharing, ' meaning that 160,000 refugees should be relocated across these countries to ease the burden on Greece and Italy. Read More »

First snow flurries of season set to fall into festive place

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The status orange alert was put into place on Thursday afternoon for Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Longford, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo. Met Eireann have warned of a cold snap set to take hold across the country while a status yellow weather warning was issued last night as Storm Caroline makes its way toward Irish shores. Read More »

Greenville rally calls for Scott, Gowdy to support DREAM Act

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President Donald Trump threatened a government shutdown and blamed Democrats for immigration problems linked to crime. The nationwide mobilization comes the day before Congressional leaders are expected to meet with President Trump to discuss the year-end spending package. Read More »

Singapore Airlines reroutes flights over North Korean missile threat

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The organization condemned the Pyongyang regime in October for its repeated launch of ballistic missiles. The new route avoided the northern part of the Sea of Japan, the spokesperson said . Singapore Airlines officials made the decision after an Air France plane glided just east of an area where a North Korean missile had flown just minutes earlier in July. Read More »

Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Meets Opponent

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Davis set off an global furor when she denied a marriage license to Ermold and his partner, David Moore , despite a U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the right for same-sex couples to marry. Mike Huckabee and Ted Cruz, both former 2016 Republican presidential candidates, also previously supported Davis when she was in jail. Ermold and David Moore obtained a license and were Wednesday on September 26, 2015, Ermold said. Read More »

Authorities respond to shooting at high school in New Mexico

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Numerous people have posted to Facebook Thursday morning about the shooting. "Aztec High School is locked down and being evacuated". Parents can stage at 516 and Mesa Verde near the church to pick up their kids. The nearby city of Bloomfield has placed its schools on lockdown as a precautionary measure and is asking parents stay away until further notice. This is a breaking news story. Read More »

Rahul asks Aiyar to apologise for 'neech' remarks against PM

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The prime minister, while inaugurating the Ambedkar International Centre, had earlier on Thursday hit out at the Congress, saying parties seeking votes in the name of the architect of the Indian Constitution's name tried to erase his contribution to nation building. Read More »

Hockey player shoots self, kin alleges murder

Baaniya said it remained unclear what happened between the time he left his friend's house and when his body was found, or why he had left the bag with the cash at the friend's house. However, on Tuesday, the friend and her family called the Khans and asked them to collect Rizwan's belongings. "When we called, a woman picked up but did not give clarity on Rizwan's whereabouts", he said. Read More »

US House urges Myanmar sanctions over Rohingya campaign

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Addressing the Human Rights Council on Tuesday, Zeid said United Nations investigators have received "concordant reports of acts of appalling barbarity committed against the Rohingya" during a military crackdown in Rakhine state in August. Mainly Buddhist Myanmar denies the Muslim Rohingya are its citizens and considers them foreigners. The Human Rights Council voted 33-3 with nine abstentions on a resolution aiming to re-center the world's attention on the crisis that has left an untold ... Read More »

German SPD leader seeks end to Schaeuble-style austerity

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The leader of Germany's Social Democrats Martin Schulz called on his party to uphold its national responsibility and to strengthen Europe by backing talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives to build a new government. Despite this, Schulz has the tacit backing of most party leaders - with some misgivings - and has also received considerable support from political leaders in Europe, who have urged him to be courageous and step up for the sake of European stability. Read More »

Cinemark announces new subscription service for movie theater fans

MoviePass hasn't released recent subscriber numbers, but based on recent press-and its passionate online community of users-MoviePass is having a major impact on the movie industry. four or five times a year", Mark Zoradi, Cinemark's chief executive, told the Dallas Morning News . MoviePass has attempted to crack that code with mixed results and now Cinemark is attempting their own brand of monthly offering. Read More »

Dwayne Johnson Will Receive Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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He is set to join the ranks of some of Hollywood's most iconic stars, and he certainly knows what a huge honor it is. The ceremony will take place on December 13th and will be honored in the motion pictures categroy. Next year he will be starring in the Fast and Furious spinoff based on his character Hobbs and three other movies: " Jungle Cruise ", " Rampage ", and " Skyscraper ". Read More »

UK Will 'Destroy And Eliminate' Citizens Fighting With IS

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The US military said it would also continue to support its local allies, the Syrian Democratic Forces , as they move to stabilize eastern Syria following a series of military victories over ISIS. Operations in both countries are shifting as the terrorist group shrinks, said Eric Pahon, another Pentagon spokesman. Pahon said the USA troop commitment would be "conditions-based", meaning no timeline will determine any pull out. Read More »

Bigg Boss 11: Divya Agarwal's entry makes Priyank Sharma teary eyed

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Puneesh Sharma gets emotional as his father enters the #BB11 house to meet him! As the task continues to test the determination of the housemates, will see more guests to enter Bigg Boss house. Divya opened her heart out, on how cheated she felt with his behaviour in the house. Divya, also took the opportunity to tell Priyank that he doesn't need a girl's support (read: Hina Khan ) to win the show. Read More »

AG: Raila's swearing-in is high treason, punishable by death

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Speaking at Sheria House on Thursday, the AG warned that persons that will facilitate or be involved in the event will face the full wrath of the law. "The People's Assembly is an institution totally unknown to the constitution of Kenya and totally unknown to the County Governments Act". It came as the top USA official for African affairs, Donald Yamamoto, visited the East African economic hub and met with government officials and opposition leaders. Read More »

Ohio State's Andrew Dakich Slaps Five With Teddy Valentine

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Eli Brooks temporarily stopped the bleeding with a corner 3-pointer but it wasn't enough to keep Ohio State at bay as MI missed its next eight shot attempts. "I think we've made some improvements in some areas, and I think maybe as important as anything is our players have been able to see success", Holtmann said after being MI. Read More »

Iran leader warns Trump Jerusalem 'violation'

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday called on Palestinians and Muslims to "rise up" against what he described as a USA "conspiracy" against the Islamic world. In the meantime, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that the relocation of the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem is illegal and would further destabilize Palestine and the Middle East region. Read More »

Snow likely in Friday forecast

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On Tuesday we don't see a large precipitation threat, but can't rule out flurries over about 20% of the state. The cold front will push off the coast later this morning and stall. A couple of reinforcing shots of even colder air will overrun the region on Thursday and Friday . There are some signs it could last longer than that, covering most of December. Read More »

Rajasthan: Man hacked and burnt alive over alleged 'love jihad', attack recorded

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The man seen as the attacker in the video has been identified as Shambhulal Regar, a local. The incident took place in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district. The motive of the murder remains unclear. Several teams of the police are on a lookout for the suspect, a resident of Rajsamund. The murderer is just going the extra length of preventing "love jihad" by taking the law in his own hands, for his bigotry, he knows, is the new law. Read More »

Congress grills Trump Jr. on 2016 meeting as Russian Federation probe picks up

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But Trump Jr. did not provide details about communications with his father and invoked attorney-client privilege because of the presence of attorneys during the exchange with his father. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating how Trump Jr.'s initial response was crafted. Mueller has charged four people so far, including two - George Papadopoulos, a campaign foreign policy adviser who maintained Russian contacts, and former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn - with ... Read More »

Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) Position Trimmed by Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc

After a recent scan, we can see that CBRE Group, Inc. Therefore 63% are positive. After the latest check-in, shares are -3.43% off of the 50 day high and 4.98% away from the 50 day low number. CCL's profit will be $3.67 million for 2397.06 P/E if the $0.51 EPS becomes a reality. After having $2.29 EPS previously, Carnival Corporation's analysts see -77.73 % EPS growth. Read More »

US Secretary of State Tillerson: "We strongly support Georgia's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation membership"

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NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has expressed the alliance's "strong commitment" to Georgia's security and called on Russian Federation to withdraw its forces from separatist regions in the Caucasus country. "We will assess our training and capacity building support for partners like Iraq and Jordan", he added . More than 95 percent of the territory once held by ISIS in Iraq and Syria has been liberated. Read More »

Centre extends mobile-Aadhar linking until 6 February

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The Center government has informed the Supreme Court that it will extend the deadline mandatory for to linking Aadhaar card . The apex court had, in October, said that a Constitution Bench would commence hearing on the clutch of petitions against Aadhaar scheme from the last week of November. Read More »

Lake-effect snow poses tricky commute Wednesday afternoon

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The lakes will enhance some of the snow up north, but we think there is potential for a coating to an inch over about 50% of the state on more insulated surfaces. Wednesday , we keep isolated snow but temperatures drop like a rock. The atmosphere is flipping to a winterlike appearance east of the Rockies this week, and with that comes the potential for increased snow chances in several regions. Read More »

The most expensive painting Da Vinci will appear in UAE

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The New York Times yesterday claimed to have seen documents linking the sale to a low-profile Saudi prince with no record of buying major artworks. Christie's auction house, which handled the sale, had said that it was the only known Da Vinci piece remaining in private hands. The prince is not a previously known art collector, the Times reports, and the sources of his wealth are not publicly known, but he is a close associate of crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, whose far-reaching ... Read More »

Pelosi: Trump is only one talking about shutdown

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Later, the White House issued another statement indicating Trump would sign the two-week spending extension and laying out its goals for upcoming budget bargaining. Democrats have been using their leverage to insist on spending boosts for health care, infrastructure and other domestic programs that would match increases Republicans want for defense. Read More »

Flynn told a business associate Russian sanctions would be 'ripped up'

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Mr. Flynn served as an adviser until June 2016. The allegation has been made public by Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD), the top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee - who is demanding that his Republican counterpart on the committee investigate Flynn and others involved in the matter more aggressively. Read More »

Melania Trump and Karen Pence visit Whataburger in Texas

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Cecilia Abbott, wife of Texas Governor Greg Abbott, and Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush joined Mrs. Trump and Mrs. Pence at a Corpus Christi International Airport hanger. But before she left, she stopped by Whataburger to partake in a Texas tradition - Whataburger. They will then travel to Rockport to meet a family whose home was destroyed in the storm, and tour the home's remains. Read More »

China says Indian drone entered its airspace, crashed

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During the meeting, the parties are expected to exchange views in detail on the current situation in the region and around the globe, including on developments in Afghanistan, the Middle East and on the Korean Peninsula. The two sides have not yet announced the dates for the meeting. Contentious issues like China's repeated blocking of listing of JeM chief Masood Azhar, Chinese military continuing to keep large troops presence near the site of Doklam standoff even during winter as well as ... Read More »

Lawmaker proposes during Australian same-sex marriage debate

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Only four MPs in the lower house voted against the private bill this afternoon, just over a week after it was agreed to by the Senate. The Bill will be put forward to the Governor-General Peter Cosgrove for Royal Assent, which could happen at anytime up to 10 days from now. Read More »

Airlines Are Rerouting Flights to Avoid North Korean Missiles

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North Korea tested its new Hwasong-15 (KN-22) intercontinental ballistic missile before dawn last Tuesday, but while the launch came as a surprise for many, the USA intelligence saw it coming. The North Korean missile was sacked very high up, reaching an altitude of 4,475 kilometers (2,780 miles) before falling back into the Sea of Japan about 950 kilometers (600 miles) from where it was launched. Read More »

House Passes National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill

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Meanwhile an alert from Erich Pratt, executive director of Gun Owners of America (GOA), claimed Fix NICS "would require that the rolls of Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP, and ObamaCare be trolled for recipients with PTSD, ADHD, or Alzheimer's-that is, people who have had guardians appointed", the group's legislative council said it was not arguing the bill would create new categories of prohibited people. Read More »

Record-breaking python caught and killed in Florida Everglades

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Leon holds the record for the largest snake captured in Florida. Leon still holds the 2013 state record for a python he captured that was 18 feet, 8 inches, according to SFWMD. That means that the giant python, which the hunters captured on December 1, is a $375 find. The program has proved so successful that two neighboring counties have initiated similar ones. Read More »

Starbucks to Open Biggest Cafe in the World in Shanghai

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The AR experience-which can be accessed through the roastery's digital web app platform or on Alibaba's Taobao app-acts as sort of a virtual tour guide for customers, explaining the different steps of the coffee-making process. Next, let's take a look at the performance of Starbucks stock. A two-story, 40-ton copper cask towers over the store, refilling the coffee bars' various silos. Read More »

Memorial continues to grow as vigil is held for Mariah Woods

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The remains were found almost a week after Mariah disappeared from her Jacksonville home. He was charged late Friday with concealing of death. Her body was found Saturday in a creek . Nancy Grace discusses this bombshell with lawyer and child advocate Ashley Willcott, New York psychologist and creator of AnxietyTools.com Dr. Chloe Carmichael, California defense lawyer Troy Slaten, death scene investigator/forensics expert Joseph Scott Morgan , and RadarOnline .com reporter Alexis Tereszcuk ... Read More »

Pentagon Announces Troop Levels in Iraq, Syria

Mattis also said that the USA was adjusting its support to the Syrian Democratic Forces , a mix of Kurdish and Arab troops that have led the US-backed fight against ISIS in Syria, suggesting that offensive weapons would no longer be provided to the Kurdish elements of the SDF, a change long sought by America's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey. Read More »

Willie Taggart introduced as FSU's new football coach

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Taggart had been recruiting for OR earlier this week and pledged he'd be with the program long-term after his name was originally linked to the FSU job. We're not going to make excuses. Taggart said it was a hard decision to leave OR, because the people were so nice there. "We're going to go out and do something (about it)". Read More »

Rye Fire In Santa Clarita Only 5% Contained, Thousands Evacuated

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County Fire Training Center, Magic Mountain and an Edison Transmission Line, according to a news release. The Rye Fire has already destroyed over 200 acres and shut down the busy Interstate 5 freeway. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. City officials said workers had cleared about 46 trees that were toppled by strong winds. Read More »

'Road Wars' traffic police officer killed in vehicle crash

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PC James Dixon, whose wife Samantha is heavily pregnant, died when his motorcycle was in collision with a auto near Hare Hatch on Tuesday. Sadly, PC Dixon, who was based at Loddon Valley police station, and a 91-year-old passenger in the auto died following the crash, which took place at about 1.50pm. Read More »

'Common ground' theme in testy US-Pakistan ties

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Bajwa appreciated Mattis' understanding of the underlying issues and said that Pakistan does not require anything from the USA but understanding, the statement said. A statement released later on Monday from Abbasi's office echoed the term "common ground", and said Mattis had emphasised he was "keenly aware" of the thousands of lives Pakistan has lost in its long battle with militancy. Read More »

Airlines moving to ban 'smart' luggage over fire concerns

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The policy goes into effect January 15, the same day Alaska Airlines implements its own smart-bag restrictions. "We are saddened by these latest changes to some airline regulations and feel it is a step back not only for travel technology, but that it also presents an obstacle to streamlining and improving the way we all travel", Bluesmart , a smart luggage manufacturer, said in a statement. Read More »