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Top Democrats cancel White House meeting after Trump's tweet

Top Democrats cancel White House meeting after Trump's tweet Congress faces a December 8 deadline to pass stopgap legislation to keep the government open. Trump tweeted "I don't see a deal!" on a bill earlier in the day and attacked the two leaders . Trump, who announced in September he was ending the program, has said any deal protecting the so-called "Dreamers" should be paired with funding for a border wall and legislation that would reduce legal immi... [Full Article...]

Deputy PM resigns, averting Irish government collapse and snap election

Deputy PM resigns, averting Irish government collapse and snap election Despite her intentions to step down, the current crisis has damaged confidence in the Fine Gael government, as well as damaging the party's relationship with Fianna Fail, which supports the minority Government with a confidence and supply arrangement. [Full Article...]

There's One Key Difference Between Obama and Trump's White House Christmas Cards

There's One Key Difference Between Obama and Trump's White House Christmas Cards The president's comments, and defense of his wife's enjoyment leading the East Wing, come one day after the first lady's communications director, Stephanie Grisham, ripped the magazine article as "false". On Monday, the office of the first lady told CNN in a statement the Vanity Fair story was "riddled with unnamed sources and false assertions" and insisted the first lady remains "honored by... [Full Article...]

Which Republican Senators Might Oppose the Tax Bill, and Why

Which Republican Senators Might Oppose the Tax Bill, and Why GOP leaders hope to get a tax-reform package to President Trump's desk by the end of the year. Corker, a prominent fiscal hawk, wants a measure that would prevent the tax bill from ballooning the federal deficit. It would impose a one-time, cut-rate tax on corporations' foreign profits, while exempting future foreign profits from USA taxation. He came close months ago to overhauling the health car... [Full Article...]

Upgradation of toilets can boost China's tourism: Xi

The country has planned to install or upgrade another 64,000 toilets at tourist destinations from 2018 to 2020, according to an action plan released by the China National Tourism Administration. In this "new era" of socialism with Chinese characteristics, China's leader Xi Jinping is still focused on that age-old communist goal of carrying out revolution, at least in the realm of toilets. [Full Article...]

Dozens killed by government strikes outside Damascus

Dozens killed by government strikes outside Damascus Eastern Ghouta, one of the last remaining opposition strongholds in Syria, is among four so-called "de-escalation zones" set up earlier this year under a deal agreed by regime allies Russian Federation and Iran, and rebel supporter Turkey. Nine civilians were killed in the town of Madyara, correspondents said, while another seven were killed in the Duma district and one each in the Arbin and Misra... [Full Article...]

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's redesign chief quits after 3 months

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's redesign chief quits after 3 months She was only named State Department Counselor on 17 August. "We wish her the best of luck in her next venture". The lawmakers expressed concern about Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's staffing decisions, writing that his staffing patterns "threaten to undermine the long-term health and effectiveness of American diplomacy". [Full Article...]

17-year-old girl reported missing out of Columbia County

17-year-old girl reported missing out of Columbia County According to News 4 Jax , it seems she left her home of her own accord. Frisina's mother, Scarlet Parnell Frisina, took to Facebook to plead for her daughter's safe return home . 'She's intelligent. She's athletic. Addressing her daughter direct, she added: 'We want you to let us know that you're OK. "We want you to let us know that you're OK". [Full Article...]

Video Shows Passengers Being Rescued After NYC Ferry Strikes Underwater Pylon

Video Shows Passengers Being Rescued After NYC Ferry Strikes Underwater Pylon Authorities say the ferry "Zelinsky" became disabled after hitting the object between Pier 9 and Pier 11 nearly immediately after departing for the Rockaways around 5:15 p.m. on Monday evening, leaving scores of passengers stranded, cops said. It was wonderful. This is NY, ' resident Leslie Mahoney said. No passengers were hurt during the rescue. [Full Article...]

Military Must Accept Transgender Troops From 2018, Federal Judge Rules

Military Must Accept Transgender Troops From 2018, Federal Judge Rules A federal judge issued a ruling late Monday afternoon ordering the military to begin accepting transgender recruits as of January 1. Washington D.C.District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly issued the injunction in October ruling Trump's memo may not be enforced while a lawsuit by a group of transgender military members works its way through the courts. [Full Article...]

Drone Pilot Arrested For Dropping Anti-Media Propaganda At NFL Games

Drone Pilot Arrested For Dropping Anti-Media Propaganda At NFL Games He then quickly landed the drone, loaded it up and drove over to Oakland. "Something about TV stations being taken over", said Lt. Dan Moreno of the Santa Clara Police Department. Authorities say Mapes was arrested after using a drone to drop anti-media leaflets over crowds at National Football League games in Santa Clara and Oakland and that federal, state and local officials are investigating. [Full Article...]

Pakistan Rangers takes control of Islamabad sit-in area

Pakistan Rangers takes control of Islamabad sit-in area Television news channels remained off-air across the country under government orders on Sunday, as the country's media regulator said live coverage of the protest was hindering security operations. There is no traffic movement in the area of I-8 and Faizabad. Hospital officials said almost 200 people were hurt, a lot of them police. An AFP journalist in Lahore , the capital of Punjab province, ... [Full Article...]

Major Democratic opponent of Trump will not seek re-election

Major Democratic opponent of Trump will not seek re-election Gutierrez has made headlines recently for being a vociferous opponent of President Trump . He's among a small handful of House Democrats who have signed onto a largely symbolic effort to impeach him. In March he was arrested for protesting for illegal aliens outside of ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) offices. Gutierrez also served as a Chicago alderman and spoke to ABC7 Eyewitness New... [Full Article...]

English teacher 'snorted cocaine and heroin cocktail in class'

English teacher 'snorted cocaine and heroin cocktail in class' Junior Will Rogers said to a news station he shot the video through a window. Samantha Cox, 24, was arrested after children at her IN school filmed her sat IN a corner of her classroom cutting up lines of drugs and snorting them. She was more involved in student's lives than any other teacher I ever had. "She seemed to be a very good teacher". "School officials and police want to recognise and... [Full Article...]

Germany: Altena's pro-migrant mayor stabbed in kebab shop

Germany: Altena's pro-migrant mayor stabbed in kebab shop With a large bandage on his neck and a wavering voice, Hollstein told reporters that the 56-year-old male assailant had asked him if he was the mayor before pulling the knife and then said: "You let me die of thirst and take in 200 refugees in Altena". [Full Article...]

3 killed in Jaffa explosion likely caused by gas leak

3 killed in Jaffa explosion likely caused by gas leak A police spokeswoman said the three men killed had provisionally been identified as a Jaffa resident, a man from the Israeli Arab town of Taibe and a Palestinian from the occupied West Bank. At least five people suffered burns and injuries in the explosion, which occurred in the shop building on the southern outskirts of tel Aviv, said the ambulance service. [Full Article...]

Former Coronation Street actor Bruno Langley admits sexual assaults

Former Coronation Street actor Bruno Langley admits sexual assaults The actor who left the ITV soap in the wake of the allegations after playing Todd Grimshaw for more than a decade, the soap's first openly gay character, stood in the dock and pleaded guilty. He told the court Langley was not a "serial groper". "I will make a further statement in due course, and when I am able to do so". She said Langley had also sexually touched two other women, but had not f... [Full Article...]

Chinese general kills himself after facing graft probe

Chinese general kills himself after facing graft probe A suicide by an officer who held such a senior post is rare, though experts have said the frequency of officials from various levels of government taking their own lives may have increased as a result of the intensity of the corruption crackdown since President Xi Jinping took power five years ago. [Full Article...]

Russian jet makes "unsafe" intercept of US Navy aircraft over Black Sea

Russian jet makes Col. Michelle Baldanza, told CNN . However the Russian jet crossed in front of the U.S. plane from right to left, the Pentagon told CNN, engaging its afterburners, thereby prompting the U.S. However, U.S. and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation officials have complained that the Russians sometime engage in unpredictable, aggressive maneuvers that include flying without transponders turned on. [Full Article...]

UK Court Finds Teenager Guilty of Plotting Terror Attack in Wales

UK Court Finds Teenager Guilty of Plotting Terror Attack in Wales He had collected security information of the venue a few days before the concert took place. The 17-year-old boy has been found guilty of five terror-related offences at Birmingham Crown Court after he was arrested in June, ahead of a concert by the superstar at the Principality Stadium on 30 June. [Full Article...]


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