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UNM Rallies in Support of Mikheil Saakashvili UNM Rallies in Support of Mikheil Saakashvili
- December 10, 2017

Saakashvili dramatically escaped from a security service van on Tuesday after it was swarmed by hundreds of supporters angered at his detention. The politician's latest detention followed a failed attempt by police to recapture him in a raid on the camp on Wednesday, which led to violent clashes with protesters. (more...)
Email shows effort to give Trump campaign WikiLeaks documents Email shows effort to give Trump campaign WikiLeaks documents
- December 10, 2017

The September 4 email was sent during the final stretch of the 2016 presidential race - on the same day that Trump Jr. first tweeted about WikiLeaks and Clinton. The panel's interview with Trump Jr. was supposed to be private. "And Futerfas said the statements and leak of "a meaningless email" undermine the credibility" of the committee's investigation. (more...)
Trump to receive routine medical exam next year, White House says Trump to receive routine medical exam next year, White House says
- December 10, 2017

The White House said on Thursday it was not aware of any other country that planned to follow President Donald Trump's lead and recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Trump released a clean bill of health from his longtime personal physician a year ago that was widely panned as laughable for lacking details and offering an over-the-top portrait of Trump's health. (more...)
Robert Mueller subpoenas Deutsche Bank for Trump's financial records Robert Mueller subpoenas Deutsche Bank for Trump's financial records
- December 09, 2017

Reuters , citing an unidentified source, reported that the bank received the subpoena several weeks ago and was asked to give data on accounts of Trump and his family. But by Wednesday afternoon, Bloomberg Politics corrected its story to note that the subpoena related to people "affiliated" with Trump. At the time , the president said he couldn't say whether he would fire the special prosecutor because he was fairly confident Mueller wouldn't go there, warning that it would be "a ... (more...)
Trump Will Undergo Physical Exam After Slurring Through Speech Trump Will Undergo Physical Exam After Slurring Through Speech
- December 09, 2017

US President Donald Trump will have his medical tests in 2018 after which doctors would release his health records, the White House said on Friday while dismissing as "ridiculous" the questions about his slurred speech. What's more , Sanders' pushback notwithstanding, there's nothing "ridiculous" about the questions. It's hardly outrageous to think some will have questions about Trump's health given the circumstances. (more...)
"Silence Breakers" picked as Time magazine's Person of the Year
- December 09, 2017

Even as the image of Time's cover spread across the internet, Weinstein faced a fresh lawsuit on Wednesday from six women and, separately, a group of female U.S. "If you've been sexually harassed or assaulted write "me too" as a reply to this tweet," she wrote. Trump, Person of the Year in 2016, tweeted recently that the magazine had told him he "probably" would be named again if he agreed to an interview and photo shoot. (more...)
Roy Moore accuser amends part of her account about inscription in yearbook Roy Moore accuser amends part of her account about inscription in yearbook
- December 09, 2017

Trump's comments come after Beverly Young Nelson told ABC News that she made notes under Moore's entry in the book. At her original press conference with Allred, Nelson claimed that Moore wrote the entire yearbook inscription. "These allegations are completely false", Moore said. Allred said Friday that an independent forensic handwriting analyst had examined the signature, and the handwriting preceding the signature, and concluded they were written by Moore. (more...)
At Least Three Reported Killed In Aztec High Shoot Shooting At Least Three Reported Killed In Aztec High Shoot Shooting
- December 08, 2017

Students and staff were cleared from the campus as police searched the school room by room. Numbers of the injured have not been confirmed, but Bloomfield Police Departmented said there had been a "shooting". Aztec High School is about 180 miles northwest of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Authorities said the school was placed on lockdown and was later evacuated by bus to take students to another location where they could be reunited with their parents. (more...)
Congress suspends Aiyar over neech jibe against Modi Congress suspends Aiyar over neech jibe against Modi
- December 08, 2017

The move did not appease the BJP, which had criticised Mr Aiyar's words in the strongest terms. The comment had backfired on the Congress, as the BJP gained momentum from this statement, and launched its massive "Chai pe Charcha" (chat over tea) campaign. (more...)
Snow and Storm Caroline heading for Ireland Snow and Storm Caroline heading for Ireland
- December 08, 2017

The Met Office has issued an amber "be prepared" weather warning for Thursday with gusts of up to 90mph expected to batter the region through the morning. Caledonian Sleeper trains suffered major delays after a freight train was hit by metal sheeting blown on to the line near Penrith early yesterday, with passengers arriving in Glasgow, Aberdeen, Inverness and Fort William four hours or more late. (more...)
Newborn baby wrongly declared dead by Delhi hospital, dies after 6 days Newborn baby wrongly declared dead by Delhi hospital, dies after 6 days
- December 08, 2017

Four people from the medical staff - doctors and nurses - of Max Hospital at Shalimar Bagh were questioned on Monday. The newborn boy was found moving in a body bag hours after his parents were told he had passed away. Dr KK Aggarwal, the national president of the Indian Medical Association, ruled out criminal negligence, instead describing the incident as a "mistak". (more...)
Whistleblower: Flynn said Russian Federation sanctions would be 'ripped up' Whistleblower: Flynn said Russian Federation sanctions would be 'ripped up'
- December 07, 2017

Within minutes of Trump's inauguration in January, Flynn informed his former associate that the plan to work with Russian Federation to build nuclear reactors in the Middle East was "good to go", because Flynn was ensuring the sanctions would be "ripped up" as one of Trump's first orders of business. (more...)
The US Senate Approved Kirstjen Nielsen as Secretary of Homeland Security The US Senate Approved Kirstjen Nielsen as Secretary of Homeland Security
- December 07, 2017

Nielsen will oversee a federal agency that runs with approximately 240,000 employees, $40 billion in discretionary budget and 22 sub-agencies that include the Coast Guard, immigration enforcement, disaster preparedness and response, transportation security and the Secret Service. (more...)
The Pope has Called for Respect for the Status quo in Jerusalem The Pope has Called for Respect for the Status quo in Jerusalem
- December 07, 2017

Trump is expected to formally recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday and begin preparations to move the U.S. Embassy to the city, three senior administration officials confirmed late Tuesday. Before making his public comments, Francis met privately with a group of Palestinians involved in inter-religious dialogue with the Vatican. Francis pointed to the meeting with representatives of the various religious communities in the nation as a crucial step toward peace and encouraged ... (more...)
Modi praises Sunni Board's stance on Ram Mandir hearing issue Modi praises Sunni Board's stance on Ram Mandir hearing issue
- December 07, 2017

The Supreme Court had fixed the next hearing for the long-standing matter for February 8, 2018. "I learnt that the prime minister and Amit Shah have said that I represented the Sunni Waqf Board in the Supreme Court, but I was never representing the Sunni Waqf Board in the Ayodhya issue". (more...)
Brush fire breaks out in Los Angeles Brush fire breaks out in Los Angeles
- December 07, 2017

Paul Getty Museum appeared to be safe for the time being. Around 5 a.m. we learned reports of a 10-acre fire burning near the Getty Museum. Mandatory evacuation for area East of the 405 Fwy, South of Mulholland Dr., West of Roscomare Rd. (more...)
Supporters rally, demand due-process for US Rep. Conyers Supporters rally, demand due-process for US Rep. Conyers
- December 06, 2017

In the days following the allegations, Conyers, who is the longest serving current House member, had fiercely denied the allegations against him and vowed to fight to clear his name. "Oh, absolutely not", Conyers said. "When Rep. Conyers inappropriately touched me like this", said Grubbs, as reported by the paper, "my eyes would pop out and I would be stunned in disbelief". (more...)
North American traffic recovery boosts October passenger growth North American traffic recovery boosts October passenger growth
- December 06, 2017

The industry will see net profits rising 11.3 per cent to $38.4 billion (Dh141.04 billion) in 2018, marking slight improvement from the $34.5 billion it will make this year (revised up from the $31.4 billion forecast in June). A rise in overall revenues to $824 billion, up 9.4% on 2017 revenues of $754 billion. An estimated 4.3bn passengers will travel next year, with air cargo to rise to 62.5m tonnes. (more...)
Russian Federation probe cost $7 million over 5 months, DOJ says Russian Federation probe cost $7 million over 5 months, DOJ says
- December 06, 2017

Special counsel Robert Mueller's "Russiagate" probe cost USA taxpayers $3.2 million in the first six months, mostly on salaries and benefits. Special Counsel Robert Mueller was said to have subpoenaed Deutsche Bank for the release of Trump's medical records. (more...)
Cold Weather alert to affect West Sussex Cold Weather alert to affect West Sussex
- December 05, 2017

Anywhere from a half inch to one inch of total rainfall is expected area wide. By Sunday night, rain will turn to snow as the cold front sets in. Sunday, there's a 30 percent chance of showers before 10 a.m. Today will be mostly cloudy and mainly dry, with patches of mist and drizzle near the west and north coasts. Low around 36. Up to quarter-inch of rain possible. (more...)