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Global Media Sarah Sanders and Democratic lawmaker exchange blows on Twitter
Author: 0 Sarah Sanders and Democratic lawmaker exchange blows on Twitter

Only 33 percent say they approve of the GOP's tax reform proposals. "I feel like I already want to pass on this question given that you've aliens sitting among you". The Hill has since published a new tweet with the corrected title: "Huckabee Sanders: Dems should have been "begging" to participate in tax reform".

Global Media North Korea Testing ICBMs Loaded With Anthrax Bio
Author: 0 North Korea Testing ICBMs Loaded With Anthrax Bio

North Korea has a stockpile of between 2,500 tons to 5,000 tons of chemical weapons, and is capable of producing biological agents such as anthrax and smallpox, South Korea has previously said. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson also announced a new worldwide group Tuesday to increase the pressure on North Korea for a diplomatic solution to the global crisis over the regime's growing nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

Global Media Tristan Thompson thinks Khloe Kardashian looks 'better' pregnant
Author: 0 Tristan Thompson thinks Khloe Kardashian looks 'better' pregnant

Khloé and her boyfriend, Tristan Thompson , have kept their happy secret under wraps and without any official comment on the matter, though speculation that the couple were expecting started swirling in September. While the rest of her family has been surprisingly silent about the announcement, mom Kris Jenner finally posted about it on Thursday morning. 'Tristan, most of all, Thank you for making me a MOMMY! An inside source told Us Weekly that the answer to the marriage rumors is ...

Global Media United Kingdom will return to using blue passports
Author: 0 United Kingdom will return to using blue passports

Immigration Minister Brandon Lewis said Brexit presented an opportunity to "restore our national identity and forge a new path for ourselves in the world". The new blue and gold design - a return to the colours Britain used for decades following its adoption in 1921 - will be issued from October 2019, when a new contract for passport provision begins.

Global Media Congress approves temporary spending bill to avoid government shutdown
Author: 0 Congress approves temporary spending bill to avoid government shutdown

Pete Sessions, chairman of the House Rules Committee. Instead, lawmakers struggled to achieve the must-do: a $2.1 billion fix for an expiring program that pays for veterans to seek care outside the Department of Veterans Affairs system; a temporary fix to ensure states facing shortfalls from the Children's Health Insurance Program won't have to purge children from the program; and a short-term extension for an expiring overseas wiretapping program aimed at tracking terrorists.

Author: 0 Defying Trump, countries vote in favour of UN Jerusalem resolution

Five of the countries that voted with the U.S. and Israel were tiny Pacific island nations like Micronesia, and two were from Latin America. "And we will remember it when so many countries come calling on us, as they so often do, to pay even more and to use our influence for their benefit".

Global Media High Schooler's Parents Give Teachers Wine with Son's Face on Labels
Author: 0 High Schooler's Parents Give Teachers Wine with Son's Face on Labels

The couple, from Dayton, Ohio came up with the idea to give the teachers the gag gift after realising that teachers might need to wind down with a glass or two at night, just like some parents need to. "Typically something small like a candle or flower to say thank you". As such, they purchased a bottle of wine for each of the boy's teachers and expertly replaced the label with one of their own.

Global Media Deadly fire guts gym building
Author: 0 Deadly fire guts gym building

Moon was briefed on damage situations, ordering officials to focus on follow-up measures to minimize casualties. Experts compared the blaze to the Grenfell Tower fire and said cheap, flammable material on the outside of the building allowed the flames to spread rapidly up the building.

Global Media Catalonia begins voting in pivotal election
Author: 0 Catalonia begins voting in pivotal election

The euro was down 0.3 percent at $1.1837 after dipping as low as $1.1817. Instead, it brought further protests and controversies. The investigation could lead to charges of rebellion and sedition that carry penalties of decades in prison.

Global Media Canada and U.S. set up talks on North Korea for January
Author: 0 Canada and U.S. set up talks on North Korea for January

Canada and the United States will co-host a meeting to discuss the deepening crisis over North Korea's nuclear ambitions. They say the meeting will take place in Vancouver. He repeated his promise to "take care" of North Korea, but didn't give any details on what that might entail, before going into a long disquisition on the USA economy and then ranting about immigration for a while.

Global Media Donald Trump: Disney debuts new robot in Hall of Presidents
Author: 0 Donald Trump: Disney debuts new robot in Hall of Presidents

And considering how controversial Trump is-and, again, deeply unpopular, only a year into his term-it's easy to understand why Disney wouldn't want people to think about him during a visit to the Happiest Place on Earth. The Hall of Presidents opened in 1971, and since the early '90s, Disney has created replicas of every President occupying the Oval Office for its hallowed hall in Magic Kingdom, where visitors can catch a short show.

Global Media Almost 9M Sign up For ObamaCare, Health Officer Says
Author: 0 Almost 9M Sign up For ObamaCare, Health Officer Says

In the years after Obamacare's passage, Sonoma County saw its insured population grow by about 58,000 people, including 23,000 who enrolled through the Covered California state health exchange. Sign-ups for those states could rise, since a deadline extension is available for people in hurricane-affected areas. The Congressional Budget Office projects that higher premiums will kick 13 million people off health insurance plans as a result of the repeal of the individual mandate.

Global Media Judge Rules Trump Not in Violation of Emoluments Clause
Author: 0 Judge Rules Trump Not in Violation of Emoluments Clause

Trump's refusal to divest his sprawling web of global real estate holdings and other business interests has fueled criticism that he's miring the White House in conflicts of interest. CREW had asked Daniels to order Trump to divest himself of properties that put him in violation of the emoluments provision. No court has ever considered whether the Constitution requires a president to surrender his business holdings.

Global Media Tie Vote Declared in Virginia's 94th House District
Author: 0 Tie Vote Declared in Virginia's 94th House District

Under state law, the elections board has to break the tie by writing each candidate's name down, putting each name in a film canister and picking one at random from a bowl or a hat. Attorneys for Yancey presented a letter written by the official to the three-judge panel on Wednesday. The ballot shows the voter filled in the bubble for both Yancey and Simonds, but there was a line through the bubble for Simonds.

Global Media 'A deliberate act': Two arrested after auto hits pedestrians on Flinders Street
Author: 0 'A deliberate act': Two arrested after auto hits pedestrians on Flinders Street

The incident occurred on the corner of Elizabeth Street and Flinders Street at 4.41pm on Thursday. Among them was a pre-school aged child who suffered serious head injuries. The off duty sergeant acted heroically, Mr Patton said, suffering injuries as he fought with the driver and was also taken to hospital. "At this stage we don't believe that to be the case", he said.

Global Media Freezing rain and snow in the forecast Thursday
Author: 0 Freezing rain and snow in the forecast Thursday

It will be cloudy throughout the day though, and there's a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms at night. But on Thursday temperatures will drop almost 40 degrees to around 24, according to the National Weather Service in Boulder. East of Billings, snow showers with some accumulation are likely. It will be mostly sunny on Christmas Day , and the temperature could reach 38 degrees, the weather service says.

Global Media U.S. proposes ban on 10 ships for North Korean Trade
Author: 0 U.S. proposes ban on 10 ships for North Korean Trade

The United States has led a drive to step up sanctions on North Korea in response to Pyongyang's efforts to develop nuclear-tipped missiles capable of hitting the United States. The Council already blacklisted four vessels in October for transporting North Korean coal, seafood and iron ore in contravention of sanctions. The draft resolution was circulated to the 15-member council on Thursday and could be voted on as early as Friday, diplomats said.

Global Media About 1.7 million Floridians signed up for Obamacare coverage in 2018
Author: 0 About 1.7 million Floridians signed up for Obamacare coverage in 2018

While that is below the 9.2 million signup total for 2017, enrollment is still open in hurricane-hit states. "In a market that is experiencing soaring rates", she continued, "I am proud of the hard work CMS put into making sure that our customers didn't experience the website failures that were commonplace with HealthCare.gov in previous open enrollment periods".

Global Media After Dhumal damper, BJP scouts for CM face in Himachal
Author: 0 After Dhumal damper, BJP scouts for CM face in Himachal

Although, the BJP has romped home comfortably in the state but the loss of Mr. Dhumal, 73, to his former protégé and Congress candidate Rajinder Rana, has made the task of the party to find a successor to him a bit hard. He was elected to Himachal Pradesh Assembly from Mandi and had won his first election in the year of 1998. However, Mr. Jairam, who was a Minister in the previous Dhumal government, has not been known to be a strong administrator and his performance as a Minister had left much ...

Author: 0 US VP makes surprise visit to Afghanistan

The vice president will be meeting with service members and receive a briefing on the USA support for military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. Pence said that, 'When the American people start to see more in their paychecks in February, they're going to start to realize that the president's vision.is going to sell itself'.

Global Media AAA: Peak holiday travel times December 20-21
Author: 0 AAA: Peak holiday travel times December 20-21

This December's (Dec. 1 to Dec. 13) national average price is $2.47/gallon, which is 28 cents more than the same period a year ago. According to AAA, 107.3 million Americans will travel during the year-end holiday period from Saturday, Dec.

Global Media World Chess Championship logo looks like the Kama Sutra
Author: 0 World Chess Championship logo looks like the Kama Sutra

David Smerdon, the Australian chess Grandmaster, said: 'No, this is not a joke. But it has provoked outrage among players and followers of the game, has been described as a "chess kama sutra " and been heavily criticised by chess champion Susan Polgar, who questioned whether it was an "appropriate logo to promote to kids".

Global Media Turkey's Erdogan personally backs embassy shift to East Jerusalem
Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan personally backs embassy shift to East Jerusalem

The unanimity of the rest of the council was a stark rebuke to the Trump administration over its unilateral move earlier this month , which upended decades of global consensus. for standing firm saying its ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley had "lit a candle of truth" and dispelled "lies". The Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, tweeted: "Thank you, Ambassador Haley".

Global Media Diego Luna and Michael Pena to star in Narcos season 4
Author: 0 Diego Luna and Michael Pena to star in Narcos season 4

This week, Netflix released a new teaser and announced the stars for the series' upcoming fourth season. For this new season of Narcos , the action and intrigue move from Colombia to Mexico, a natural progression considering the popularity of series about the subject matter across Latin America.

Global Media Bird lovers cry foul at scare tactic
Author: 0 Bird lovers cry foul at scare tactic

The internet caught wind of the spikes after Twitter user Jennifer Garrett shared a photo taken by a former colleague, Anna Francis . Residents in an upscale neighborhood have ruffled the feathers of the environmentally-conscious by installing anti-bird spikes on trees for no apparent reason other than to protect fancy cars from bird poop.

Global Media NTSB: Amtrak Washington Train Traveling At 80 MPH In 30 MPH Zone
Author: 0 NTSB: Amtrak Washington Train Traveling At 80 MPH In 30 MPH Zone

The brake was not initiated by the engineer, said a spokesperson for the National Transportation Safety Board . An Amtrak Cascades train was traveling about 80 miles per hour in a 30 miles per hour zone before it derailed yesterday near DuPont, Washington, according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).

Global Media Eminem Claims He Uses Grindr to Date in New Interview
Author: 0 Eminem Claims He Uses Grindr to Date in New Interview

Speaking to Vulture .com, he said: "It's tough". Following the demise of his marriage to Kim Mathers, Em made a decision to download the Tinder app with the hopes of meeting someone but "nothing's panned out in a way that I wanted to make it public", he said.

Author: 0 Republican tax bill: US Senate passes reform legislation

WASHINGTON-Congress stands on the verge of passing a $1.5 trillion tax cut and the largest structural overhaul of the tax system since 1986. With a revote in the House of Representatives expected to pass Wednesday morning, upcoming months between now and November will likely delve into the exact details and provisions within the bill.

Global Media 'God and 2nd Amendment' saved Richard Childress during home break
Author: 0 'God and 2nd Amendment' saved Richard Childress during home break

On Sunday at 10:25 p.m. Childress and his wife heard a crash at a door on the lower level of their home. Sheriff David Grice said items of evidence have been collected for DNA. Some alleged home invaders learned a valuable lesson: you don't f-k with Richard Childress. Why? North Carolina state law, specifically the newest Castle Doctrine, permits homeowners to use deadly force if they have reason to believe that unlawful and forced entry occurred.

Author: 0 DOJ Asks FBI Agents What They Found In Uranium One Investigation

On the orders of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the DOJ has interviewed Federal Bureau of Investigation agents who looked at the deal, where a Russian-backed company bought a uranium firm with mines in the U.S., NBC News reports. The Canadian uranium company of Frank Giustra, who has donated more than $100 million to the Clintons profited highly after securing mining rights in Kazakhstan before selling out to Uranium One in 2007.

Global Media Cuban Leader Raul Castro to Stay in Office Through April: Government
Author: 0 Cuban Leader Raul Castro to Stay in Office Through April: Government

The announcement did not mention any such action. It will be the first time in almost 60 years that a leader other than Castro or his late older brother Fidel ruled the country. The decision comes due to delays in the nomination of delegates to municipal assemblies because of the damage cause by Hurricane Irma. 24 was the date set for when the National Assembly would meet and pick the country's next president.

Global Media North Korea begins testing mounting anthrax onto ICBMs, report says
Author: 0 North Korea begins testing mounting anthrax onto ICBMs, report says

A report in the Japanese newspaper Ashai on Tuesday (19 December) said that the hermit nation was testing the means of loading the biological weapon on to missiles that could reach South Korea, Japan and the United States. "North Korea-a country that starves its own people-has spent hundreds of millions of dollars on nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons that could threaten our homeland", the document states.

Global Media United Nations voting on resolution to condemn US
Author: 0 United Nations voting on resolution to condemn US

She bluntly echoed that call in a Twitter post: "The U.S. will be taking names". In response to the unilateral decision made by U.S. President Donald Trump on December 6, Turkey called for an extraordinary summit of the 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Istanbul on December 13, which declared East Jerusalem the capital of Palestine "under occupation".

Global Media US Blames North Korea for 'Cowardly' WannaCry Cyberattack
Author: 0 US Blames North Korea for 'Cowardly' WannaCry Cyberattack

Bossert and Jeanette Manfra, assistant secretary of homeland security for cybersecurity and communication, said the United States, through a combination of preparation and luck, escaped the worst of the attack, as a patch to the malware was found before US companies and other interests were severely crippled.

Author: 0 Intelligence officials pressure lawmakers to renew key spy law

That section had sought to place additional restrictions on government officials who want to know the names of US persons caught up in foreign surveillance - a political hot-button issue known as "unmasking". But over time, thanks in part to whistleblowers like Edward Snowden, it has become clear that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National Security Agency (NSA) have also been using these powers to snoop on American citizens and using the information gathered for domestic purposes.

Global Media Veterinarian charged with fatally shooting neighbor's dog over barking
Author: 0 Veterinarian charged with fatally shooting neighbor's dog over barking

During their investigation, Fitzner shared text messages as well as videos with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office that Folse had sent her to complain about the constant noise Bruizer had been making. Veterinarians told them the dog had to be put to sleep after being there all night. "We've always done good quality veterinary medicine in a compassionate environment and my sympathies go out to the family of Bruzer because I know they are devastated".

Global Media Man charged with murder months after baby dies
Author: 0 Man charged with murder months after baby dies

Houston Police announce that missing 6-week-old Shamali Flores has been found safe. Here, missing baby Shanally Flores is pictured December 19, 2017 in an AMBER Alert issued by the Houston Police Department. He is believed to be driving a 2000 blue Toyota Celica with a black hood and Texas license plate number CM7-L340. The incident was reported around 1 p.m.in the 100 block of Goodson Drive.

Global Media MLS: Nashville named as 24th franchise, in competition's latest expansion
Author: 0 MLS: Nashville named as 24th franchise, in competition's latest expansion

Soccer fans in Cincinnati, Detroit and Sacramento who were dreaming of an MLS expansion franchise as a Christmas gift will now have to wait until next year to have their wish fulfilled. "All of those other bids are MLS ready". "The success of our league, which has continued to soar over the last decade, is driven by innovative and dedicated ownership, by world-class soccer stadiums, by visonary management, and culturally diverse communities with a true passion for the game", MLS ...

Global Media Pentagon works to 'understand' missile strike on Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Pentagon works to 'understand' missile strike on Saudi Arabia

Tuesday's attack took place hours before Saudi Arabia was due to announce the country's annual budget in a news conference expected to be attended by senior ministers. State TV said no damage was caused by the intercepted missile. Quoting a statement from the coalition, SPA said Iranian-made missiles were a threat to regional and global security, and accused the Houthis of using humanitarian entry points to import missiles from Iran.

Global Media Gloomy Brexit forecasts for Britain HAVE come true, insists International Monetary Fund chief
Author: 0 Gloomy Brexit forecasts for Britain HAVE come true, insists International Monetary Fund chief

In its report on Britain's economy, the International Monetary Fund said Britain may need to raise more money from taxes to bring down its budget deficit after relying heavily on squeezing public spending. The Washington-based lender of last resort said despite recent progress, there remained a risk of the United Kingdom crashing out of the European Union without a deal and suffering a drop in commercial property prices and a credit crunch in financial markets.

Global Media BJP's Sushil Kumar Modi says RAM won over HAJ in Gujarat
Author: 0 BJP's Sushil Kumar Modi says RAM won over HAJ in Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also likely to campaign in the state once poll dates are announced. Congress President Rahul Gandhi who made Gujarat his second home during Assembly elections, will again visit the state to attend a three-day meeting starting on Wednesday to review the party's failure in the recently concluded polls .

Global Media Rome's official Christmas tree is looking bare already
Author: 0 Rome's official Christmas tree is looking bare already

The threadbare tree has been shedding needles since it was lit up on 8 December, the start of Rome's Christmas season, in one of the city's main squares, Piazza Venezia. Even Pope Francis has decried the state of the city. One consumer rights group demanded the tree be removed because it was a "shameful spectacle for citizens and tourists".

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