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Toddler fight breaks out during church nativity scene

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Benson then grabbed Teegan and took her off the stage. While the rest of the children were singing "Away in a Manger", the little girl who played the part of Mary chose to retrieve the baby Jesus and return Him to the manger. Benson's post has garnered more than 230,000 shares and 8.4 million views. "My daughter loves babies", Tana Benson told Inside Edition . She said she has been overwhelmed by the response to the video - receiving messages from as far away as England. Read More »

"Drive sober or get pulled over" for safe holiday travel

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The campaign will run through January 1. If you are feeling "buzzed", you likely are over the 0.08 BAC limit and should not drive. "Drivers impaired by alcohol, prescription medications or other drugs endanger everyone along our roadways", said David Pabst, Director of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation's (WisDOT) Bureau of Transportation Safety. Read More »

Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. (CRZO)

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It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Carrizo Oil is a Houston-based energy firm actively involved in the development, production and exploration of gas and oil from resource plays based in the U.S. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.23 EPS. The company has market cap of $22.11 billion. Its operations are focused in proven, producing oil and gas plays in the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas, the Delaware Basin in West Texas, the Utica Shale in OH, the Niobrara ... Read More »

Egypt minister set to signal deal to renew Russian flights

The Egyptian and Russian sides also agreed to hold meetings in April to discuss the resumption of flights from Moscow to Egyptian touristic resort cities, the ministry's statement added. Flights between the two countries were suspended after an Airbus A321 plane crashed over the Sinai Peninsula on October 31, 2015, en route from Egypt's Sharm al-Sheikh city to St. Read More »

Suspect In Charlottesville Car Attack Faces Life In Prison

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James Alex Fields Jr .is accused of driving this Dodge Charger into a group on counterprotesters killing Heather Heyer . Martin, who was injured as he pushed his fiancée out of the car's path, stormed out the courtroom. Young also testified that he was among the first officers to respond to the scene where Fields pulled over. By then, Fields was already on the ground in handcuffs, Young said. Read More »

Trump administration issues new rules on United States visa waivers

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At the time, the Obama administration said the rule would help United States businesses keep their highly skilled foreign workers, and provide better quality of life for the workers and their families. In October, the government said it was toughening up the process for renewing the visa. "I could not work and I realised I did not have a sense of goal", she told Quartz previous year. Read More »

Christie pledges $1.9 billion for Gateway tunnel to NY

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President Barack Obama committed to pay half of the project's cost, but his successor, President Donald Trump, hasn't said whether that commitment stands. Christie said he was concerned that New Jersey taxpayers would have to shoulder the overruns. Under a framework he and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie put forward, NY will provide $1.75 billion for the Gateway Program, New Jersey Transit will pay $1.9 billion and the Port Authority $1.9 billion. Read More »

Won't interfere in Gujarat election, says SC rejecting Congress EVM-VVPAT plea

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New Delhi :In another shocking incident of EVMs malfunctioning during the second phase of Gujarat polls, voters on Aravalli could not press Congress button. "However, having recognized that need, having recognized that legitimate apprehension, the Election Commission has actually negated it, has rendered it illusory, has rendered it meaningless and has rendered it non-effective", he added. Read More »

Trump judicial nominee struggles to answer basic legal questions at hearing

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He asked him whether he knew what the " Daubert standard is". Sen. Kennedy: State or federal court? KENNEDY: Okay. Have you ever argued a motion in state court? Anthony Michael Kreis, a professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law, said it was unreasonable to expect Petersen to have recently studied the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, a lengthy and complex document. Read More »

Ankara seeking to annul Trump decision on Jerusalem at UN

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The Kremlin is aware of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's stance on Israel but does not share it, Tass quoted Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying on Wednesday. "With this decision, Israel was rewarded for all the terrorist activities it has carried out". We are launching new initiatives at the U.N for the annulment of the USA decision. Read More »

Islamic nations search response to Trump's transfer on Jerusalem

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He says the US decision aims to "legitimize Israel's attempt to occupy Jerusalem". Pakistan's representation at the OIC can be termed praiseworthy. The communique also denounced Israel's actions and policies against the people of Palestine as "colonial" and "racist". "We do not accept any role of the United States in the political process from now on". Read More »

Natural disaster of magnitude 6.5 hits off Java, Indonesia

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During the quake, panicked people ran out of buildings and Indonesian television showed heavy traffic on roads as people fled coastal areas. Earthquakes can cause moderate damage when they approach 4 in magnitude. Describing the quake to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) one witness, from Jakarta, recounted the moment the tremors struck. Nobody has reported feeling the quake, according to Paul Caruso, a geophysicist with the USGS National natural disaster Information ... Read More »

Up to Four Inches of Snow Friday Night

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Expect clear conditions on the Friday morning commute, but bundle up, as temperatures remain in the upper 20s. Though snowfall in Mid-Michigan and the Thumb is expected to remain below an inch Friday, the afternoon and early evening could bring snow squalls and whiteout conditions, the National Weather Service states . Read More »

North Korea must earn its way back to the table: Rex Tillerson

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He said: "Let's just meet". Speaking at meeting of the U.N. Security Council in New York , Tillerson rebuked the North Korean representative's assertion that the United States is to blame for tensions between the two countries. "We do not accept any relaxing of the sanctions regime as a precondition of talks", he said. Referring to joint military drills the U.S. conducts with South Korea, Nebenzya said, "indeed this is how Pyongyang evaluates the regular wide-scale maneuvers and exercises ... Read More »

See President Donald Trump's official White House Christmas photo

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And today they released an official holiday message: "Merry Christmas from President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump ", the first lady posted on Twitter Thursday along with the above official 2017 Christmas portrait. In the cozy clip, the Slovenia native bundles up in an oversized turtle neck sweater and ankle boots as she oversees cookie decorating, organizes classic wreaths and gets everything in order for the most wonderful time of the year. Read More »

Russell Simmons Denies Rape Accusations With #NotMe

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On Wednesday, The New York Times published a story in which three woman accused Simmons of raping them. According to the LA Times , an unidentified NYPD spokesperson says authorities have opened an investigation against Simmons, and are in the initial stages of contacting alleged victims. Read More »

Firefighters geared up to protect San Ysidro Ranch from Thomas Fire

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Meacham says Iverson, whose team had been fighting the blaze since December 5, died while engaging with "a very active part of the fire" near Fillmore, Calif. Iverson had been with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection since 2009. Since that time , it has grown rapidly, charring 252,000 acres. Read More »

'Apprentice' star turned Trump aide leaves White House

John Kelly , but the White House claimed she left on her own recognizance. "[Did] she have any qualifications to work in the White House?" "I think the president brought a lot of people who wanted to fulfill his agenda", Spicer said. She said she resigned and claims she met with Gen. Kelly in the Situation Room where they had a "very frank discussion about the concerns I had, issues that I raised". Read More »

You're Fired! Trump Ally Omarosa Is Shown The Door

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Omarosa Manigault Newman, reality-television villain, presidential confidante, and owner of many pairs of shoes, is out at the White House. "I will say that I find it interesting that ... A White House official speaking to the Wall Street Journal , however, inferred that the adviser's departure isn't voluntary. Kelly apparently wanted to up her departure date. Read More »

Woman, 93, released from jail after eviction, arrest for not paying rent

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The trouble started when Fitzgerald was evicted Tuesday from the senior housing community at the National Church Residences' Franklin House in Eustis. The affidavit states officers were able to safely escort her out of the building into the rear of a patrol vehicle. The officer noted that due to her age and possibility of injury, Fitzgerald was not handcuffed. Read More »

Islamic State got USA weapons meant for Syrian rebels

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The report did not find any SDF weapons falling into Islamic State hands. Vehicle documented at least 12 cases of weaponry purchased by the United States that ended up in Islamic State's hands, either captured on the battlefield or acquired through shifting alliances within the Syrian opposition. Read More »

Suspected NYC Subway Bomber Hit With State Terrorism Charges

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Ullah was admitted to the United States in 2011 under the fourth family preference for immigrant visas, which is for brothers and sisters of USA citizens and their spouses and children. New York City police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation were leading the investigation into Ullah in conjunction with other agencies through the Joint Terrorism Task Force, and were asking the public for any information about the suspect. Read More »

Cabinet clears the bill on Triple Talaq

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Other members of the group included finance minister Arun Jaitley, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj , law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and junior law minister P P Chaudhary. "These are only reported cases, the actual figure could be much higher", explained a law ministry official the theory behind the bill. Uttar Pradesh tops the list. Read More »

Former Minister Ulyukayev Declared Guilty in Rosneft Bribery Case

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Ulyukayev has condemned the proceedings as trumped up by Rosneft's politically connected chief executive, Igor Sechin . The trial was filled with drama from the outset. State prosecutors had urged the court to sentence Ulyukayev to 10 years behind bars and a maximum $8.5 million fine. On Friday morning in advance of the sentencing, the RBC business portal calculated that the fine would amount to 40 percent of the total fines for corruption collected in 2017. Read More »

Stream Eminem's Highly-Anticipated New Album 'Revival'

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Fans can purchase Eminem's " Revival " merchandise items from his website . The Detroit rapper recently returned with a collaboration with Beyonce on single Walk On Water and was the musical performer on Saturday Night Live , when he performed that track along with older hits Stan and Love The Way You Lie. Read More »

European Union leaders agree on prolongation of economic sanctions against Russian Federation

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The EU imposed the economic sanctions against Russia after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in July 2014 was shot down over Ukraine , killing 298 people, an attack blamed by the EU on pro-Russian rebels. At their regular summit in March 2015, the European Union leaders agreed that the anti-Russian sanctions would be lifted only after the Minsk agreements were fully implemented. Read More »

Firefighter killed battling powerful California wildfire

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Last week a 70-year-old woman was found dead in a vehicle which apparently crashed as she was trying to evacuate from the fire zone. Ventura County sheriff's officials said Iverson suffered fatal injuries near the eastern flank of the Thomas Fire between 9 a.m. Read More »

Trump scales back NASA's mission to Mars, focuses on the moon instead

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The directive says that "the moon is of interest to global partners and is within reach of America's private space industry". Nevertheless, the announcement was welcomed by NASA's Acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot, who said the agency "looks forward to supporting the president's directive" and "strategically aligning our work to return humans to the Moon, travel to Mars and opening the deeper solar system beyond". Read More »

U.S. ready 'anytime' for direct North Korea talks - Tillerson

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And doubts about Trump's broader confidence in Tillerson have persisted since White House officials revealed a plan last month to replace Tillerson with CIA Director Mike Pompeo. There's ample precedent for a public disconnect between Tillerson and Trump on vital issues of foreign policy. But can we at least sit down and see each other face to face? Tillerson stressed the US would not accept a nuclear-armed North Korea, as it flouts global norms and might spread weapons technology to ... Read More »

Pakistan's Supreme Court Rejects Bid To Disqualify Khan

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After coming out as a victor after the Supreme Court verdict was announced in his favour, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan claimed a "drug dealer" filed a petition against him which was rejected on Friday. The petitioner's counsel, on the other hand, contended that the respondent changed his stance on more than 18 occasions and Justice Asif Saeed Khosa had given observation about Nawaz Sharif shifting stance twice in the Panama Papers case and eventually disqualified him. Read More »

Rohingya killed during Myanmar violence, says MSF

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Adler, president and editor-in-chief of Reuters . He previously worked for The Myanmar Times , where he covered Burma's historic 2015 elections, and People's Age, a local weekly newspaper, where his editor was Burma's current Minister of Information Pe Myint. Read More »

Plane crashes in northern Saskatchewan with 25 people on board, no fatalities

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Rick Philipenko, a spokesman for Saskatoon-based West Wind Aviation , confirmed it was one of the company's planes that crashed, a two-engine ATR 42 turbo prop. A spokesperson with the Transportation Safety Board says a team of investigators is expected to arrive at the crash site Thursday. Darryl McDonald of Louisdale, Nova Scotia, told CBC news that his mother Ernestine and sister Brenda were on the plane that crashed, and have sustained injuries. Read More »

Four children killed in France after train mows into school bus

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A spokeswoman from state-owned rail operator SNCF said the train was running at 80kmh at the time of the accident and 25 people were on board. Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, who flew to Millas by helicopter, said the process of identifying the victims was "extremely difficult". Read More »

Sonia to Retire as the Congress President?

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Though the Congress party has clarified that she might not retire from the politics. Sonia Gandhi has been President of Congress party for last 19 years. Rahul Gandhi is set to receive a formal certificate of being elected the Congress president unopposed from the party's central election authority at a function at the AICC headquarters on Saturday. Read More »

Gujarat Poll: PM Modi casts vote in Ahmedabad

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Yesterday, the Ahmedabad Police had turned down the request of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress from conducting roadshows by Prime Minister Modi and grand old party vice-president Rahul Gandhi . A total of 851 candidates were in the fray for the second phase. He further said, "It was shameful for the EC that Chief Election Commissioner, who has been a Personal Secretary (PS) to Modi, is working like one today". Read More »

We are cutting red tape to defend democracy

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Trump said the never-ending growth of red tape has come to a "sudden, screeching and lovely halt". As another visual aide, Trump presented what regulations were in place during 1960 - demonstrated by a relatively small stack of papers - to what regulations look like today, which was represented by a massive tower of white papers. Read More »

Iran reacts to United States allegations

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He said in a report to the Security Council that the United Nations is investigating Iran's possible transfer of ballistic missiles to Houthi militias in Yemen that may have been used in launches aimed at Saudi Arabia on July 22 and November 4. Read More »

Supreme Court interim order on Aadhaar pleas today

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The government has extended the deadline to link Aadhaar with bank accounts from December 31, 2017 to March 31, 2018. For opening of new accounts in banks, linking of Aadhar has to be done by March 31 or within six months from the date of commencement of bank account whichever is later, as the date of submission of Aadhaar number, PAN or Form 60 by the clients to the reporting entityprovided he/she has enrolled for Aadhar. Read More »

Teva Pharmaceutical to Cut 14000 Jobs, Suspend Dividend

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On Thursday, he announced a two-year restructuring plan that he said would "reduce our cost base across our global business and become a more efficient and profitable company". "Making workforce reductions of this magnitude is hard, and we do not take them lightly", Schultz said. He noted, however, that "there are a lot of details yet to be revealed for how they will execute this plan". Read More »

Suspects In Chinx Murder Has Been Arrested

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One the first anniversary of Chinx' death, his mother, Veronica Clinton, demanded answers from the rapper's two most powerful associates-music guru Diddy and French Montana , saying she feels "disrespected" by how they had ignored her, that they know more about her son's death than they were letting on. Read More »

US VP Delays Middle East Trip to Attend Congress Session

The White House said Thursday that Pence now plans to leave for Egypt on Tuesday so he can preside over the Senate during a likely vote next week on the Republicans' sweeping tax package. Palestinian, Coptic and other leaders have said Pence is not welcome and have publicly rebuffed requests for a meeting. Aides said Pence is to travel to Cairo and Jerusalem from Tuesday, amid demonstrations and diplomatic tensions over the dramatic shift in U.S. Read More »

Michigan Police Probe Remains of Three Children Found In Montana

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Travis Welsh said. Tanner, Alexander and Andrew Skelton were 5, 7 and 9, respectively, when they went missing. ABC FOX Montana's Angela Marshall spoke on Thursday with a reporter at 13ABC Action News, WTVG. The Montana Crime Lab verified that the remains were human. The National Missing and Unidentified Persons System will try to test the remains for DNA. Read More »

N. Korean Weapons Officials Pledge to Strengthen Nuke Program

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However, the news especially gains significance now, as the North Korean leader recently visited Mount Paektu , a volcano on the North Korea-China border. While the situation with North Korea demands urgency, one former senior defense official told CNN last week that rhetoric being used by Graham and others is "damn scary" and potentially risky. Read More »

16-Year-Old Louisiana Student Ayrton Little Accepted Into Harvard

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As of this writing, his video has been retweeted over 100,000 times and liked over 310,000 times. Since his moment went viral, Ayrton has gotten shout-outs on social media from Harvard's only current NBA basketball star Jeremy Lin , actor Tichina Arnold and Google executive Ryan Wyatt , who told the teen to let him know when he's ready for a job . Read More »

BJP set to keep Gujarat, but Cong tally may be up

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Exit poll prediction by Today's Chanakya for Gujarat Elections 2017: BJP 135 ± 11 (Plus/Minus 11) seats; Congress: 47 ± 11 (Plus/Minus 11) seats; Others: 0 ± 3 (Plus/Minus 3) seats. With the support of young agitating leaders like Hardik Patel, Alpesh Thakore and Jignesh Mewani, the Congress hopes to make a dent in the BJP bastions of Saurashtra-Kutch, South and Central Gujarat on the economic issues, as well as keep its house in North Gujarat intact on the Patel-OBC-Dalit consolidation basis. Read More »

Japan expands unilateral sanctions on North Korea

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North Korea tested its most advanced intercontinental ballistic missile on November 29, which it said could put all of the USA within range, in defiance of worldwide pressure and United Nations sanctions. The issue of abductions to North Korea is a highly-charged one in Japan, which suspects dozens of people were kidnapped by agents from the isolated country. Read More »