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World ABC News Suspends Brian Ross For Flynn Report
Author: 0 ABC News Suspends Brian Ross For Flynn Report

On Friday, Ross appeared during ABC's breaking news coverage of the Flynn indictment, during which he weighed in on Flynn's connection to the ongoing federal probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. President Donald Trump has suggested that anyone impacted by the brief stock dip should consider legal action. "We fell far short of that yesterday".

World Senior UN official to visit North Korea this week
Author: 0 Senior UN official to visit North Korea this week

He will meet with North Korea Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho and Vice Minister Pak Myong Guk, said United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric, adding that the visit was in response to "a long-standing invitation from the authorities in Pyongyang for a policy dialogue with the United Nations".

World Maduro to Create Venezuelan Cryptocurrency 'To Overcome the Financial Blockade'
Author: 0 Maduro to Create Venezuelan Cryptocurrency 'To Overcome the Financial Blockade'

Maduro said the proposed cryptocurrency, called "petro", will help combat the US' "blockade" against the country. Venezuela is now lacking in fundamental needs such as medicine and food. That has dragged down the monthly minimum wage to a mere $4.30 (3.2 pounds). Lawmaker Angel Avedro said that such announcement has "no credibility" and "It's Maduro being a clown".

World High Court Lets Third Version Of Travel Ban Take Effect
Author: 0 High Court Lets Third Version Of Travel Ban Take Effect

The ban is the third version of a policy unveiled by Mr Trump in his first week in the White House. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Justice Sonia Sotomayor would have left the lower court orders in place. Under the ban, hundreds of thousands of travelers wishing to visit family in the USA, including children, will be barred from entering the country.

World Lawyers Spar Over Lobbyist's Harassment Claims Against Lawmaker
Author: 0 Lawyers Spar Over Lobbyist's Harassment Claims Against Lawmaker

In a letter to Assembly Rules Committee Chairman Ken Cooley, Lopez wrote that she and Dababneh were among the guests celebrating the wedding of mutual friends. "Before the ordeal ended, he told me not to tell anyone". "And I can't have it on my conscious that this may happen again". Lopez's business partner, however, told the paper that Lopez told him about the encounter within days of her return to Sacramento after the Las Vegas party.

World ICG issues warning as cyclone Ockhi heads for Maharashtra, Gujarat
Author: 0 ICG issues warning as cyclone Ockhi heads for Maharashtra, Gujarat

Majority are from Thiruvananthapuram. Commodore G Prakash, Commanding Officer of INS Venduruthy told reporters in Kochi that the Indian Navy has rescued 25 people from Lakshadweep and picked 13 people off the Kerala coast. Cyclone Ochki is now passing through L&M and is likely to recurve northwards towards Gujarat and Maharashtra Coast. "The Coast Guard Region (West) at Mumbai is assessing the impact of cyclone in the sea area".

World Santa Ana winds bring fire danger to Southern California
Author: 0 Santa Ana winds bring fire danger to Southern California

Fire weather officials caution that any fires that spark will have the ability to grow very rapidly and exhibit other kinds of extreme fire behavior, such as fire whirls or "tornadoes" and erratic spreading. The winds will blow 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 55 mph, and isolated gusts of 70 to 80 mph at a few of the county's highest peaks. "Long-range computer models are showing that the Santa Ana winds could persist into Friday or Saturday", the federal weathercast said.

World Saudi foreign minister lands in Kuwait, Qatar confirms GCC summit participation
Author: 0 Saudi foreign minister lands in Kuwait, Qatar confirms GCC summit participation

However, according to an Al Arabiya Channel correspondant on Monday, the Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir arrived in Kuwait in the afternoon. He stressed the importance of GCC meetings in continuing cooperation between the member states for the interest of the people and to confront the dangers threatening the security and stability of the region.

Author: 0 See how astronauts make pizza in microgravity conditions

Although, what is lacking in the flavor and texture department is made up for by the fact that the pizzas are floating around in a weightless environment. Nespoli wasn't the only astronaut to get a thrill from the meal. After putting all the ingredients to good use, the European Space Agency posted video of the process and resulting meal on its official YouTube channel .

World Winter Storm Watch - Kenora - Grassy Narrows - Sioux Narrows
Author: 0 Winter Storm Watch - Kenora - Grassy Narrows - Sioux Narrows

The National Weather Service issued a special weather statement that said snow is possible Wednesday night and early Thursday morning. A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Slick bridges and roads are possible during this time, though the NWS doesn't expect any significant accumulations. A winter storm warning is in effect from noon Monday until midnight Monday night across west central Minnesota.

World U.S. defense secretary meets Pakistan's prime minister
Author: 0 U.S. defense secretary meets Pakistan's prime minister

Earlier, speaking to reporters, the USA defense chief said: "We have heard from Pakistan leaders that they do not support terrorism". During his visit, Mattis is expected to hold meetings with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Army Chief Gen Qamar Jawed Bajwa.

World Ex-Yemeni president Saleh killed by allies
Author: 0 Ex-Yemeni president Saleh killed by allies

Commenting on how the Saudi-led coalition is likely to react to the death of Saleh, Shakdam pointed out that although the politician was criticized by Riyadh, he was seen as a broker capable of dealing with various political and religious factions within the country.

World SD Senator John Thune; Time to Roll Back Net Neutrality
Author: 0 SD Senator John Thune; Time to Roll Back Net Neutrality

In the last five days alone, over 3,200 people have reported misused identities to the Attorney General's office, including almost 350 New Yorkers from across the state. "None", Schneiderman said in the letter to Pai. Virtually all opposed repealing the regulatory underpinning for the FCC's net neutrality rules. The FCC, under the leadership of Ajit Pai, is scheduled to on a policy that would roll back regulations on internet service providers on December 14.

World PM Modi hosts former US President Barack Obama
Author: 0 PM Modi hosts former US President Barack Obama

To a specific question from Akkai Padmashali, a transgender activist on Article 377 of Indian law, which criminalises homosexuality, Mr. Obama said that people from the community should "take hope" from the experience of the U.S. "If you're saying it's a hoax, then there's no way for us to bridge our differences in a constructive way", Obama said. Obama also spoke at length on terrorism.

World Former US Rep. Corrine Brown sentenced to 5 years in prison
Author: 0 Former US Rep. Corrine Brown sentenced to 5 years in prison

Prosecutors are asking the judge not to sentence her to anything less than 5 years in prison, but her attorneys only want probation. "I was impressed with all the outpouring of support for you and it's a tribute to you and the work you've done.

World Some see echoes of '68 court case in wedding cake dispute
Author: 0 Some see echoes of '68 court case in wedding cake dispute

Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion required states to subsidize abortions. The justices left intact a June ruling by the Republican-dominated Texas Supreme Court that revived a lawsuit backed by a conservative group aimed at blocking Houston from offering such benefits.

World Trump's Utah Agenda: Keep Romney Out of the Senate
Author: 0 Trump's Utah Agenda: Keep Romney Out of the Senate

Trump gave a one-word reply: "Yes". Asked if he was sending a message to Mitt Romney that he doesn't want him to run for Hatch's seat, Trump paused and then said , "He's a good man. The Republicans who discussed the matter with Romney recently said they are convinced Trump wants to keep the former MA governor out of the race. Romney and Hatch are Mormons.

World Homeless man saves 2 children from fire, hailed as 'true hero'
Author: 0 Homeless man saves 2 children from fire, hailed as 'true hero'

Angulo pulled at the steel door enough to "bend it upward", officials said . The fire has been ruled accidental, and is expected to have started as a cooking fire on the stove that quickly spread across the kitchen. The door opened and the little girl ran to him, wrapping her arms around his waist, authorities said. Las Vegas Fire and Rescue received multiple 911 calls at 11:33 a.m.

World Will Lincoln lose its Toys 'R' Us store?
Author: 0 Will Lincoln lose its Toys 'R' Us store?

While the US-based group filed for bankruptcy protection in the USA and Canada in September, it hopes restructuring proposals will be agreed by creditors within the next 17 days to avoid the company going into administration. Toys R Us filed for Chapter 11 (bankruptcy) in a USA court a few months ago after buckling under debt from a $7.5bn leveraged buyout in 2005 led by Bain Capital, KKR and Vornado Realty Trust.

World Time releases shortlist for its 'Person of the Year'
Author: 0 Time releases shortlist for its 'Person of the Year'

Among the finalists are one of the world's most notorious leaders, the women behind the year's biggest cultural reckoning and - whether he wants it or not - President Trump. Time , which uses the "Person of the Year" title to acknowledge people who most influenced the news, included special counsel Mueller, who charged former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn on Friday with to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

World Jasprit Bumrah in India Test squad for SA series, Parthiv Patel returns
Author: 0 Jasprit Bumrah in India Test squad for SA series, Parthiv Patel returns

India will play three T20Is - on 20, 22 and 24 December at Cuttack, Indore and Visakhapatnam respectively - before flying off to South Africa for the daunting assignment. The other quicks are Ishant Sharma‚ Umesh Yadav‚ Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami. The first Test will start on January 5 in Cape Town, the second Test will be played in Centurion on January 13, and the final Test match of the series will be played in Johannesburg on January 24.

World Mourinho Confirms Duo Will Start But Two Other Key Men Ruled Out
Author: 0 Mourinho Confirms Duo Will Start But Two Other Key Men Ruled Out

Pogba was red carded at the win at Arsenal and Mourinho refused to confirm whether United had appealed the decision, but he did say the mercurial midfielder will start and so may one otther surprise name. "Of course, he's a bit exhausted because it was a huge match at the weekend and just two days to recover for CSKA", Mourinho said at a press conference when asked if Pogba would feature.

World Services of 2 doctors in India terminated for declaring living baby dead
Author: 0 Services of 2 doctors in India terminated for declaring living baby dead

According to NDTV, a 22-week pregnant mother gave birth to twins, of which the girl was a stillborn while the boy was declared dead hours later. "When we opened the bag, we found the boy breathing. The private hospital confirmed the incident to the Indian Express, and released a statement saying investigations were now underway. The hospital said the IMA investigation was expected to be concluded on Tuesday.

World Two policemen injured in accidental firing
Author: 0 Two policemen injured in accidental firing

An injured soldier belonging to 10 SIKH LI meanwhile succumbed to his injuries at Base Hospital today evening. The house in which the militants were hiding was razed to ground during the gunfight. In December, three soldiers were killed when motorcycle-borne militants fired on an army bus in south Kashmir. Soon after the attack, army along with additional reinforcement launched a cordon and search operation to nab the assailants.

World Australian lawmaker proposes during same-sex marriage debate
Author: 0 Australian lawmaker proposes during same-sex marriage debate

Wilson said the debate over same-sex marriage was in many ways a "soundtrack to our relationship". Rob Mitchell, the deputy speaker, had the remarks committed to the official record, making it the first time a marriage proposal occurred in the chamber.

World Hero Vishal Files Nomination For RK Nagar by-Poll Elections
Author: 0 Hero Vishal Files Nomination For RK Nagar by-Poll Elections

Since the filing of nominations closes at 3 pm and while other aspirants objected to any special treatment for Vishal , the officials issued tokens to all the over 100 people and Vishal who reportedly got token number 65 filed nominations around 4 pm.

World Korea says United States 'begging' for war
Author: 0 Korea says United States 'begging' for war

F-35 fighters will also join the drill, which will also include the largest number of 5th generation fighters to take part, according to a South Korea-based US Air Force spokesman. North Korea regards the five-day joint drill as a rehearsal for invasion. Abe vowed to put pressure on North Korea until it changes its ways and gives up its missile and nuclear technology in a "verifiable" and "irreversible" fashion.

World OCKHI' over eastcentral Arabian Sea to move Maharastra coast
Author: 0 OCKHI' over eastcentral Arabian Sea to move Maharastra coast

The cyclone is on a north-western cause, drifting towards coastlines of Gujarat and Maharashtra at a speed of 17 kilometres per hour. With this, the total number of deaths on account of the cyclone has gone up to 30 and more than 500 fishermen have been rescued so far.

World Sadiq Khan mingles with Bollywood bigwigs
Author: 0 Sadiq Khan mingles with Bollywood bigwigs

The grand affair was graced by many Bollywood biggies. Katrina Kaif , Alia Bhatt , Karan Johar and Jacqueline Fernandaz struck a pose at the reception dinner too. By seeing his captions for all his pictures, it seems that Sadiq Khan enjoyed the star-studded bash! From Alia Bhatt to Shah Rukh Khan , some of Bollywood's bigwigs were in attendance so naturally it made for a good photo opportunity! #LondonIsOpen is to talent, visitors, ideas and investment from India.

World Anchorage's Brandon Pili is headed to the Cotton Bowl with USC
Author: 0 Anchorage's Brandon Pili is headed to the Cotton Bowl with USC

The Buckeyes beat Wisconsin 27-21 on Saturday to win the Big Ten title game but were pushed out of the national-title picture when Alabama emerged as the No. Many pundits had expected the two teams to play each other if both missed the playoff. Ohio State: second appearance in the Cotton Bowl; 49th bowl overall.

World Former Catalonia vice-president Oriol Junqueras refused bail: court source
Author: 0 Former Catalonia vice-president Oriol Junqueras refused bail: court source

The ruling by Supreme Court magistrate Pablo Llarena also allowed six others detained over the matter to leave prison after paying 100,000 euros (118,700 USA dollars) each. That would give the pro-independence camp just 67 seats in the 135-seat regional parliament, stripping them of the previous slim majority. But the latest polls show support for secessionists hovering around 45 percent - potentially putting another majority out of reach.

World Cathay Pacific crew saw North Korea missile test
Author: 0 Cathay Pacific crew saw North Korea missile test

But if a ballistic missile were to come close to a passenger jet, it would be almost impossible for the crew to detect, a Hong Kong-based pilot told CNN in August in the aftermath of that missile test. Earlier this year, Air France imposed a no-fly zone over North Korea after one of its flights flew past the site of Pyongyang's July 28 missile test over Japan.

World Hit-and-Run Driver Plows into 4 Pedestrians in Queens, Killing 1
Author: 0 Hit-and-Run Driver Plows into 4 Pedestrians in Queens, Killing 1

The dispute escalated when Harry got out of his vehicle and stabbed both the men in their torsos, Assistant Chief David Barrere said during a news conference Sunday morning. Police said the person who was killed was 23 years old, but did not release his identity. The 28-year-old who was stabbed is in stable condition at Jamaica Hospital.

World Police hunting cruel teen who threw a kitten in Snapchat video
Author: 0 Police hunting cruel teen who threw a kitten in Snapchat video

The Ontario, California police department said in a press release that it received information on Saturday "regarding the abuse of a kitten by a young man". The cat's owner Perla and her mum told NBC4 they refuse to watch the video because it's too upsetting. "The Inland Valley Human Society is assisting with the investigation and the care of the injured animal".

World Eight arrested in Malta over murder of journalist
Author: 0 Eight arrested in Malta over murder of journalist

The police have 48 hours to question the suspects, arraign them or release them. Muscat provided no other concrete information about the arrests or suspects, citing concerns that anything he says could derail any prosecution. The 53-year-old was known for her blog accusing top politicians of corruption. She was killed as she was driving near the village of Bidnija in northern Malta.

World DOJ files arrest warrant for undocumented immigrant acquitted in Kate Steinle case
Author: 0 DOJ files arrest warrant for undocumented immigrant acquitted in Kate Steinle case

It's what led Jose Ines Garcia Zarate to be released from San Francisco's jail despite a federal request to detain him for deportation several weeks before Kate Steinle was fatally shot in the back in 2015. "BUILD THE WALL", Trump tweeted. He was convicted on a charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm. The bill has not passed the U.S. Senate. He is awaiting sentencing on that charge.

World US, South Korea Begin Largest-Ever Joint Air Drill
Author: 0 US, South Korea Begin Largest-Ever Joint Air Drill

Joining the Vigilant ACE would be 24 US stealth fighter jets, including six F-22 fighters from Okinawa, Japan , six F-35A combat planes and 12 F-35B stealth fighter jets from the USA air force base in Japan. 230 aircraft at eight US and South Korean military installations would be mobilized during the drills, the USA military said at the time. "In the perspective of carrying out the wartime operation plan, we can provide the answer based on limited information with regard to specific ...

World Sensitive Santa comes to malls in South Dakota
Author: 0 Sensitive Santa comes to malls in South Dakota

From 9-11 Sunday morning, before the mall even opened, children got the chance to see the man in the red suit. This was the second year that the Belisles have attended Silent Santa. "To keep him settled is the main thing, and [with] this we could get in and waited, like, two minutes or so.it was great, " he added. "We were able to pick a time, come down, and they had stuff for them to do while they were waiting".

World Eagles' 9-game win streak ends with 24-10 dud in Seattle
Author: 0 Eagles' 9-game win streak ends with 24-10 dud in Seattle

He showed off his MVP ability with a pair of lovely plays early in the fourth quarter to make things interesting, but the Eagles were ultimately overpowered by a Seattle Seahawks team that showed a level of intensity Philadelphia could not match.

World We've been expecting Atiku's return to PDP -Makarfi
Author: 0 We've been expecting Atiku's return to PDP -Makarfi

When I was Vice President in 1999 I was responsible for liberalising the telecomms sector which enabled us to increase the number of people who could access a phone from less than 1 million then to over 100 million today. "We hereby make it resoundingly clear that what the former Vice President said only exists in the realm of his imagination". In a thread of two tweets from its official Twitter handle, the presidency stated that Atiku , who himself has been unable to travel to the United ...

World Australian lawmaker proposes to partner on floor of parliament
Author: 0 Australian lawmaker proposes to partner on floor of parliament

The bill was passed by the Senate last Wednesday, 43 votes to 12, and now only needs approval by the lower house this week to become law. "There's only one thing left to do", he said, choking up slightly. "Thankfully, the answer was yes". Deputy speaker Rob Mitchell noted it for the Hansard. "We should let Hansard note to record that was a "yes", a resounding "yes", Mitchell said.

World Florida teen was afraid to leave country with former coach
Author: 0 Florida teen was afraid to leave country with former coach

A friend of 17-year-old Caitlyn Frisina told her parents the teen said coach Rian Rodriguez wanted her to leave the country with him, but was afraid if she didn't, Rodriguez's arrest affidavit obtained by WJAX-TV says. The teen initially disappeared from her home in Lake City, Fla. last weekend. "His comment to us was 'just like Florida there's a lot of friendly people here, ' and he felt Syracuse was a lot like Florida and he could find some time to spend here", said New York State Trooper ...

World UAE denies claim of Yemen missile attack
Author: 0 UAE denies claim of Yemen missile attack

The Yemeni rebels, known as Houthis, have been clashing in the capital, Sanaa, for five consecutive days with supporters of Yemen's former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, an ally turned adversary. He also points up that Saleh's move represents a turning point in the situation inside the country, in which the tables have been turned against the Houthis, and the situation has returned to the status-quo prior to September 2014, when the Houthis seized chunks of the capital from former president ...

World Body believed to be missing North Carolina girl found after arrest
Author: 0 Body believed to be missing North Carolina girl found after arrest

Sign up today for a free 30 day free trial of unlimited digital access. "The focus of this investigation has changed from a missing child to a homicide case". The defendant acted with deceit and intent to fraud". "It's not about anything else or anyone else and bringing her justice and peace", Wiles said. Mariah was reported missing Monday morning by her mother, who said she last saw her when she put her to bed the night before.

World US President Donald Trump's Standard McDonald's Order Is Immense
Author: 0 US President Donald Trump's Standard McDonald's Order Is Immense

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump eats a pork chop on a stick and gives a thumbs up sign to fairgoers at the Iowa State Fair on August 15, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. In one part of the book, Lewandowski writes about a time when Trump was on a helicopter and learned that Manafort said, "Trump shouldn't be on television anymore, that he shouldn't be on the Sunday shows", and that Manafort should appear instead.

World NKorea's Missile Broke Up On Re-Entry to Earth
Author: 0 NKorea's Missile Broke Up On Re-Entry to Earth

North Korea has boasted - and western experts agree - that the missile tested on Wednesday is capable of reaching the United States. But the American official told CNN that "the North Koreans had problems with re-entry", though an analysis of the test was continuing.

World Trump thinks a government shutdown would be cool as hell
Author: 0 Trump thinks a government shutdown would be cool as hell

Democrats, who controlled the Senate and the White House resisted, and the GOP relented after polls showed them taking the blame. One White House official said a shutdown wouldn't be cool, as did the Donald's new BFF Lindsey Graham. The move was heralded by Democrats as a significant victory, while also allowing Republicans to jump-start their debate over tax cuts. Trump's renewed immigrant bashing on Friday, as well as just before he was slated to meet with Pelosi and Schumer earlier this ...

World Warm End To Weekend
Author: 0 Warm End To Weekend

Tomorrow night: Skies turn mostly cloudy as flow from the south-southeast continues to increase moisture levels. There next chance for rain is Tuesday , when highs are expected to reach the upper 50s. Tuesday Night .Mostly cloudy. Showers likely. High temperatures will be in the middle 50s Thursday . The high for the day is forecasted to be in the lower 40s and the low in the mid-20s.