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Global Media White House Takes Down 'We the People' Petition Tool
Author: 0 White House Takes Down 'We the People' Petition Tool

The We The People website, established under former President Barack Obama , was shut down for maintenance - and, the White House said, will return next month. Another petition that has reached the required number of signatures is one that asks the White House to formally recognize the left-leaning activist group, Antifa , as a terrorist organization.

Global Media Al Franken to officially leave US Senate seat on January 2
Author: 0 Al Franken to officially leave US Senate seat on January 2

Franken has been accused by multiple women of touching them inappropriately. The common pattern they described included allegations that Franken groped their buttocks or breasts or tried to kiss them. When it was revealed that Franken would be replaced, on an interim basis, by Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith , people began to wonder when the transition would officially occur.

Global Media Woman pleads guilty to fatally shooting boyfriend in YouTube stunt
Author: 0 Woman pleads guilty to fatally shooting boyfriend in YouTube stunt

According to court reports, Perez and Ruiz regularly posted videos of their pranks online to her YouTube channel as they tried to build an online following. Perez's plea deal reportedly prevents her from making any money off the footage of the fatal shooting. Monalisa Perez of Halstad, Minnesota, shot her boyfriend through a book he was holding to his chest for a stunt the couple meant to upload to YouTube.

Global Media Turkey seeks to jail NBA star Kanter over insulting Erdogan
Author: 0 Turkey seeks to jail NBA star Kanter over insulting Erdogan

In response, the 25-year-old Kanter - the third pick in the National Basketball Association draft when he joined Utah Jazz in 2011 - said he was dedicating himself to Gulen and the cleric's Hizmet (Service) movement. An arrest warrant was issued in Turkey for Kanter following his detainment at the airport after he was accused of being a member of a "terror group".

Global Media New Poll: Congressional Dems Hold Biggest Lead Since 2008
Author: 0 New Poll: Congressional Dems Hold Biggest Lead Since 2008

The NBC/WSJ poll also shows Democrats with the intensity advantage, with 59 percent of Democratic voters saying they have a high level of interest in next year's elections (registering either a 9 or 10 on a 10-point scale), versus 49 percent of Republican voters saying the same thing.

Global Media Ethics watchdog says Canada PM Trudeau broke conflict rules
Author: 0 Ethics watchdog says Canada PM Trudeau broke conflict rules

Trudeau also contravened the rules when he and his family travelled in the Aga Khan's private helicopter last December and when his family traveled on a non-commercial aircraft chartered by the Aga Khan in March 2016, Dawson said. A year after becoming Liberal leader, the Aga Khan sent a standing invitation for Trudeau and his family to visit Bells Cay, suggesting it would provide Trudeau with some private family vacation time.

Author: 0 U.S. blacklists Chechen leader Kadyrov, four others for human rights abuses

Kadyrov was added to the US Treasury's blacklist along with Chechen security official Ayub Kataev and three Russians linked to the corruption case uncovered by deceased whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky. An official Russian probe blamed a heart attack, but Russia's presidential council on human rights concluded he'd been beaten and denied medical treatment.

Global Media DE children lose health care January 31 if CHIP ends
Author: 0 DE children lose health care January 31 if CHIP ends

But the program is at risk of losing its federal funding, which could put new costs on the state. "Tens of thousands of Alabama working families learned today - one week before Christmas - that their children will lose health insurance February 1 if Congress continues to delay funding" for the program, said Jim Carnes, policy director of the Arise Citizens' Policy Project , an advocacy group for low-income families.

Global Media Census Bureau: New York state population increases slightly
Author: 0 Census Bureau: New York state population increases slightly

Population Estimates Branch Chief Luke Rogers says domestic migration is the main driver in Idaho's increase. Since Texas' population was already large, the state grew just 1.4 percent over the past year. Wyoming had the largest percentage decline in population, while IL lost the most total residents. Wyoming had the largest percentage decline with 1 percent.

Global Media Donald Trump, Theresa May address forging peace in Middle East; Yemen crisis
Author: 0 Donald Trump, Theresa May address forging peace in Middle East; Yemen crisis

They also discussed "different" positions on Mr Trump's decision to move the USA embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, agreeing the U.S. needed to "bring forward new proposals for peace". The move has isolated Washington from nearly all its allies, and forced a rare U.S. veto of a UN Security Council resolution on Monday, when the 14 other council members, including the United Kingdom, voted to call for the USA recognition of its status as Israeli capital be rescinded.

Global Media Palestinians riot in the West Bank over Trump Jerusalem move
Author: 0 Palestinians riot in the West Bank over Trump Jerusalem move

All 14 other Security Council members backed the measure including USA allies Britain, France, Italy, Japan and Ukraine. It also demands that countries avoid "any decisions and actions which purport to have altered the character, status or demographic composition of the Holy City of Jerusalem" and calls upon all states to comply with existing security council resolutions.

Global Media Colin Kaepernick I Want to Buy the Carolina Panthers
Author: 0 Colin Kaepernick I Want to Buy the Carolina Panthers

Becker, in her 20th year with the team , will take full control of the day-to-day management of the Panthers as chief operating officer. Last night, the Panthers' owner/founder Jerry Richardson shocked fans by announcing plans to sell the team after the 2017 season.

Global Media Officer dragged by suspect's auto during attempted getaway
Author: 0 Officer dragged by suspect's auto during attempted getaway

Body camera footage shows a police officer's life or death struggle, as he was dragged through the road by a suspect's vehicle going 60 miles per hour. just west of I-95. Local news helicopter images showed several law enforcement vehicles following a auto, possibly a Nissan Altima, on eastbound I-595 through the area of University Drive and Davie Road.

Global Media Burma investigates 10 bodies found in grave in Rakhine
Author: 0 Burma investigates 10 bodies found in grave in Rakhine

She said this declaration of non-cooperation with her mandate can only be viewed as a strong indication that there must be something terribly bad happening in Rakhine. Bangladesh, one of the world's poorest and most crowded countries, initially said the Rohingya were not welcome and ordered border guards to push them back.

Author: 0 European Union to discuss sanctions over Poland judiciary reforms

The European Commission , the guardian of EU law, will now ask the other EU governments to declare that Poland's changes to the judiciary constitute "a clear risk of a serious breach" of EU values - especially the rule of law. Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muiznieks has said the new reforms will undermine judicial independence by making judges "subordinate" to the executive and legislature.

Global Media White House predicts tax reform will boost Trump's approval
Author: 0 White House predicts tax reform will boost Trump's approval

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders called out Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu (Calif.) on Tuesday after he cited an inaccurate tweet from The Hill in order to attack her. They should have been begging and banging down the door of the building behind me to be part of this process and be part of helping more Americans be more successful.

Global Media Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks hold off LeBron James, Cavaliers
Author: 0 Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks hold off LeBron James, Cavaliers

James scored 39 points for Cleveland (23-9), which lost for just the second time in its past 20 games. Thompson did, however, play during the Cavs fourth quarter rally. Wizards 116, Pelicans 106: Bradley Beal scored 26 points, Mike Scott had a season-high 24 and host Washington won for the third time in four games.

Global Media Mitch McConnell says DACA deal won't happen this year
Author: 0 Mitch McConnell says DACA deal won't happen this year

Many permits are now non-renewable since the Trump administration ended the program in September. "I hate to put it so cold, but do you shut down the government for 800,000 people at the expense of 320 million Americans?" "We need a protection, we need a solution", Soto said.

Global Media US Accuses Russia, China of 'Eroding American Security'
Author: 0 US Accuses Russia, China of 'Eroding American Security'

Beijing launched a vigorous defence of its "peaceful development", saying any report "which distorts the facts, or maliciously slanders will only do so in vain". In a speech laying out his strategy on Monday, Trump said he had received a call from Putin a day earlier to thank him for providing U.S. intelligence that helped thwart a bomb attack in the Russian city of St Petersburg.

Author: 0 Russian Federation detains Norwegian man for alleged espionage

The Norwegian was reportedly detained in a sting operation by Russia's FSB security agency. Citing investigators, media said that Berg had received the documents from a Russian national, Alexei Zhitnyuk, who himself had been earlier arrested for treason.

Global Media Union president: Officers actions 'heroic' in shooting at Mpls. City Hall
Author: 0 Union president: Officers actions 'heroic' in shooting at Mpls. City Hall

The man, whose identity hasn't been released, was brought in earlier that day for questioning in connection with an earlier shooting, the sources said. on an "officer needs help" call. They say Fisher slit his neck and wrists, and also stabbed himself in the chest - narrowly missing his heart. "The officers in this one are complete heroes".

Global Media Cardinal Bernard Law dead at age 86
Author: 0 Cardinal Bernard Law dead at age 86

FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004 file photo, Cardinal Bernard Law has his skull cap adjusted during the ceremony for Our Lady of the Snows, in St. From there, in 1973, he was appointed bishop of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, Missouri. He was born in Mexico in 1931, the son of a U.S. Air Force colonel.

Global Media British police confirm incident at RAF Mildenhall not terrorist-related; lockdown lifted
Author: 0 British police confirm incident at RAF Mildenhall not terrorist-related; lockdown lifted

A Ministry of Defence source told Sky News that "a man driving a auto tried to force the vehicle into the barriers at the entrance" to the Suffolk base, home to more than 3,000 U.S. No one else was injured in the incident. "At moments like this it is important to reiterate how strongly we support our friends - American and British - who work and live on and around the base at Mildenhall".

Global Media Toowoomba Born Man Arrested in Bali
Author: 0 Toowoomba Born Man Arrested in Bali

The 35-year-old man, identified by his initials IER, was arrested by customs agents when he arrived at Bali's Ngurah Rai International Airport on a flight from Bangkok on December 4. Possession of drugs in Indonesia, which claims to be facing a drug crisis with an estimated 6.4 million drug users, can lead to the death penalty. Roberts received only 336 votes in the by-election, which was won by LIberal Kelly O'Dwyer.

Global Media Sex Harassment in Congress: $199K in Settlements Disclosed
Author: 0 Sex Harassment in Congress: $199K in Settlements Disclosed

For example, the Office of Compliance says it paid $78,000 in three complaints alleging age discrimination. "We must create a culture within our Capitol Hill community that instills in every employee and employer, new and old, that there is no place for sexual harassment in the halls of Congress", House Administration Chairman Gregg Harper of MS said in a statement Tuesday.

Global Media 'Facebook, Microsoft disabled North Korean cyber threats'
Author: 0 'Facebook, Microsoft disabled North Korean cyber threats'

Bossert said the Trump administration will continue to use its "maximum pressure strategy to curb Pyongyang's ability to mount attacks, cyber or otherwise". "We've got analysts all over the world but also deep and experienced analysts within our intelligence community that looked at not only the operational infrastructure but also the tradecraft and the routine and the behaviors we have seen in the past attacks", Tom Bossert, a U.S.

Global Media North Korea 'not interested' in Tillerson's offer of unconditional talks
Author: 0 North Korea 'not interested' in Tillerson's offer of unconditional talks

Mr. Shi said that the repeated military threats from the USA have made the situation "very pressing", adding that, by completing its nuclear weapons program, North Korea will be able to scare off those who threaten with military strikes. "I don't think we can't tolerate that risk". U.S. President Donald Trump has unveiled a new national security strategy that focuses on defending the homeland and promoting American prosperity.

Global Media China urges cooperation after USA brands it a competitor
Author: 0 China urges cooperation after USA brands it a competitor

China hopes the United States can abandon its mentality of zero-sum games and seek common ground while respecting differences, China's US embassy said on its website. She noted that China's development depended on the efforts of its own people and its mutually beneficial cooperation with other countries. "We urge the USA side to stop intentionally distorting China's strategic intentions".

Global Media Final shortlist for Caf Player of the Year award
Author: 0 Final shortlist for Caf Player of the Year award

Mane has continued to impress this season at Liverpool and led the Teranga Lions to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, while Aubameyang has maintained his reputation as one of the best strikers in Europe, having scored 21 times this term for Dortmund.

Global Media Democrat wins by one vote, leaving Virginia House with 50-50 tie
Author: 0 Democrat wins by one vote, leaving Virginia House with 50-50 tie

A three-judge board of elections must certify the result on Wednesday, though legal challenges from Yancey are likely. A dramatic shift in control of Virginia's House of Delegates . Two more recounts are scheduled this week in the Fredericksburg area's 28th District and the Richmond region's 68th District. "Before the work of governing on behalf of our constituents can begin, the House of Delegates as an institution must organize itself in accordance with the Constitution of Virginia, its ...

Global Media Cloudy, chance of showers — TODAY'S FORECAST
Author: 0 Cloudy, chance of showers — TODAY'S FORECAST

Most of the holiday is dry with brisk winds and colder temperatures. And this all starts on Thursday with the chance for some RAIN showers - mainly north of I-70. West wind 8 to 13 miles per hour. There is a slight, slight, slight chance of some lingering shower activity into later Monday that could shift to some snow showers.

Global Media When will your bin collections be over Christmas and New Year?
Author: 0 When will your bin collections be over Christmas and New Year?

South Ribble Council has announced this year's festive bin collections. . During the Christmas week only, changes will be made to waste and recycling bin collections that will see no collections take place on Christmas Day and all collections pushed back a day for the rest of that week.

Global Media Four people arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences
Author: 0 Four people arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences

The terrorism unit spokesman said the arrests were led by intelligence and pre-planned as part of an ongoing investigation by counter terrorism police and Britain's intelligence service MI5. "I pulled the curtains and saw lots of armed men in the street, so I kept watching because that was quite extraordinary". One person living locally said the police arrived in the street at 4.30am on Tuesday.

Global Media Saffron outfit warns missionary schools against 'forcing' Hindu students to celebrate Xmas
Author: 0 Saffron outfit warns missionary schools against 'forcing' Hindu students to celebrate Xmas

The Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday directed all district police chiefs to ensure that Christmas festivities go smoothly without any untoward incident, after the Hindu Jagran Manch warned Aligarh schools against celebrating the festival. The Uttar Pradesh police headquarters have directed all its local units to remain alert in anticipation of a communal flare-up following HJM's warnings.

Global Media Sharif vows to launch movement for fair dispensation of justice
Author: 0 Sharif vows to launch movement for fair dispensation of justice

Commenting on the judicial proceedings in the disqualification reference against him, Imran said he submitted 60 documents with the Supreme Court, whereas Nawaz Sharif could only present the Qatari letter to justify his wealth. Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday vowed to spearhead a movement for fair dispensation of justice in the country. "We will remain steadfast in the face of this verdict and take the matter to the people", Sharif said once again threatening to start a ...

Global Media Senate panel rejects Trump's nominee to run Export-Import Bank
Author: 0 Senate panel rejects Trump's nominee to run Export-Import Bank

Mike Rounds (S.D.) and Tim Scott (S.C.) - joining with Democrats on the committee to reject the nomination, a rare break from Trump for Republicans. The panel approved several other nominees to the Ex-Im board, however. Their vote against his nomination means that the full Senate will not consider him for the position.

Global Media Rep. Jordan: FBI, DOJ Had Plans to Stop Trump From Winning Election
Author: 0 Rep. Jordan: FBI, DOJ Had Plans to Stop Trump From Winning Election

He continued, "But everything points to - from what we learned several weeks ago that they paid to the dossier to the fact that I believe that fake dossier was used as the basis to get warren to now what we learn about Peter Strzok and Bruce Ohr and the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department respectively, everything points to the fact that there was an orchestrated plan to try to prevent Donald Trump from becoming the president of the United States".

Global Media UK's newest, most expensive aircraft carrier needs fix
Author: 0 UK's newest, most expensive aircraft carrier needs fix

He said: "An issue with a shaft seal has been identified during HMS Queen Elizabeth's sea trials; this is scheduled for fix while she is alongside at Portsmouth ". Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson said Tuesday the repairs wouldn't be paid for by taxpayers because contractors who built the ship would be responsible.

Global Media Christian School Teacher Arrested After Husband Catches Her in Bed With Teen
Author: 0 Christian School Teacher Arrested After Husband Catches Her in Bed With Teen

Also a preferred hawt bixch is Springfield Christian teacher, Andrea Nicole Baber . Authorities said in a statement that Baber also gave the teenager marijuana . The email additionally contained a few photos of the kid and Baber together in the last's bed. An Oregon teacher has been accused of having a sexual relationship with a student.

Global Media Inquest told Alan Hawe had severe mental illness
Author: 0 Inquest told Alan Hawe had severe mental illness

When asked what he meant, Mr Hawe referred to matters discussed at previous therapy sessions. The Psychotherapist told the inquest: "I had not further contact with Alan". Having done so, he believed it was more likely than not that at the material time, Alan Hawe had progressed from a long-standing depressive illness to a severe depressive episode with psychotic symptoms.

Global Media MLS to make announcement about 'the future of soccer in Nashville'
Author: 0 MLS to make announcement about 'the future of soccer in Nashville'

There's no word yet on which other team, of Sacramento, Cincinnati or Detroit , will earn the second coveted MLS slot. "We look forward to hearing more tomorrow". If a soccer team comes to Music City, a stadium would likely be built at the fairgrounds off Wedgewood Avenue. The league all but confirmed that the Nashville bid has been accepted, according to a Sports Illustrated report .

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