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I Don't See Philippe Coutinho As Competition - Barcelona Midfield Star I Don't See Philippe Coutinho As Competition - Barcelona Midfield Star
- December 22, 2017

Barcelona ace Paulinho has urged his compatriot Philippe Coutinho to join him at the Camp Nou. Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho is constantly linked with Catalan giants Barcelona and it will be intriguing to see what happens in the winter transfer window. (more...)
North Korea: Building Missiles Armed with Anthrax That Can Hit America? North Korea: Building Missiles Armed with Anthrax That Can Hit America?
- December 22, 2017

The Asahi report comes a day after the White House published its National Security Strategy , a document that said Pyongyang is "pursuing chemical and biological weapons which could also be delivered by missile". The threat of war with North Korea intensified after the country's state television reported last month that it had launched a new ICBM , dubbed the Hwasong 15, which is a nuclear weapon capable of reaching reach the entire US mainland. (more...)
Al Franken just finally announced when he will resign Al Franken just finally announced when he will resign
- December 21, 2017

The two-term senator, who has denied allegations from more than a half-dozen women that he touched them inappropriately or made unwanted sexual advances, will be replaced by Minnesota Lt. However, numerous Democratic senators who had previously called on Franken to resign said earlier this week that they stood by those calls and had not changed their mind. (more...)
One vote ends GOP majority in Va. state house One vote ends GOP majority in Va. state house
- December 21, 2017

A Republican who appears to have lost a Virginia House of Delegates contest by one vote is challenging a single ballot, based on concerns raised by a GOP election official who participated in the recount. However, a Democratic official persuaded the Republican official to not count the ballot. But on Wednesday, Republicans asked the judges to look at an uncounted vote for Yancey, and the panel agreed, bringing the race to a tie. (more...)
Rocky Road: UK, EU Lock Horns on Fate of Gibraltar Under Brexit Rocky Road: UK, EU Lock Horns on Fate of Gibraltar Under Brexit
- December 21, 2017

She wants to negotiate a transition deal with Brussels by March to reassure businesses and then seal a long term trade deal by October. The Governor added the Bank decided not to take a "glass half empty" view on the outcome of talks, despite warnings from Europe's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier that Britain can not have a special deal for the City of London. (more...)
Florida state senator resigns amid sexual misconduct claims Florida state senator resigns amid sexual misconduct claims
- December 21, 2017

Denise Grimsley quickly announced she is donating money her political committees received from Latvala's political committees to a domestic violence group. "I have had enough". Swanson investigated a formal complaint by Rachel Perrin Rogers , an aide to Senate Majority Leader Wilton Simpson. But Swanson found there is probable cause to believe Latvala inappropriately touched Rogers in a Senate elevator and at the private Governors Club. (more...)
Gorsuch Basically Wrote a Love Letter to President Trump After SCOTUS Nom Gorsuch Basically Wrote a Love Letter to President Trump After SCOTUS Nom
- December 20, 2017

Supreme Court ", he tweeted . In conclusion, the commander in chief added , "The unnamed sources don't exist!" For instance, no one gave Trump credit for opting not to withdraw his Supreme Court pick's nomination after the judge mildly criticized his attacks on the judiciary. (more...)
U.S. vetoes UNSC resolution on Jerusalem U.S. vetoes UNSC resolution on Jerusalem
- December 19, 2017

Matthew Rycroft . East Jerusalem, one of the most contentious subjects in the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, was not part of the original lines drawn for Israel. However, Israeli Ambassador Danny Danon said that Mr. Trump had merely stated a fact by recognising that Jerusalem was the capital of Israel. Palestinians want the capital of an independent Palestinian state to be in the city's eastern sector, which Israel captured in a 1967 war and annexed in a move never recognized ... (more...)
Kaspersky Labs Sues Trump Administration Kaspersky Labs Sues Trump Administration
- December 19, 2017

In a statement , the company complained that the move by DHS was unconstitutional and denied it due process. Kaspersky said the company filed its appeal under the Administrative Procedure Act to challenge the decision of the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS). (more...)
Trump, Putin Speak After Russian Leader Praises US Economy Trump, Putin Speak After Russian Leader Praises US Economy
- December 18, 2017

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said this November that McFaul had been barred from entering Russia for intentionally "harming the bilateral relations" between the two nations. "People who do it are inflicting damage to the country's domestic political situation", Mr Putin said. "All of these steps force us to wonder about the sincerity of statements that suggest that there is a preference for a peaceful approach to resolving the crisis" in the United States , Nebenzya ... (more...)
Hardik Patel takes dig at BJP over exit polls for Gujarat Hardik Patel takes dig at BJP over exit polls for Gujarat
- December 18, 2017

The veteran Congress leader has rubbished the predictions of almost half a dozen pollsters that gave BJP a big thumbs up on Thursday in the state elections. Since BJP was ruling the nation, adequate funds would flow to the state for the development and other related fields. According to the final figures released by the poll panel, the voter turnout in the second phase of balloting yesterday for 93 seats of north and central Gujarat stood at 69.99%. (more...)
Trump Critics Think the Robert Mueller Email 'Scandal' Is Baloney
- December 18, 2017

Jay Sekulow, an attorney on Trump's personal legal team, referred questions to the transition group. According to Axios , which broke the story Saturday, the transition emails contain "sensitive exchanges" on topics ranging from policy planning, potential appointments and views on senators who would be involved with confirming political appointees. (more...)
'SNL' has Christmas message from Baldwin's Trump 'SNL' has Christmas message from Baldwin's Trump
- December 18, 2017

Both have consistently good burns, from Che calling Omarosa "Secretary of the Sunken Place" to Jost's line, "Doug Jones has become the first Democrat to win a Senate seat in Alabama in over 20 years". Leslie Jones later appeared as Omarosa Manigault Newman , who was a "villain" on season one of Trump's former show The Apprentice and whose departure from her job as a White House aide was announced last week , although some reports say she was sacked. (more...)
Trump, Putin Welcome Foiled Terror Attack as Positive Example of Cooperation Trump, Putin Welcome Foiled Terror Attack as Positive Example of Cooperation
- December 18, 2017

The phone call on Sunday between Trump and Putin was at least the second such call in the past week. The US President expressed gratitude to the CIA on Putin's request for the work done on prevention of a terror attack."President Putin extended his thanks and congratulations to Central Intelligence Agency (CIA ) Director Mike Pompeo and the CIA". (more...)
Woman mauled to death by her own pit bull dogs Woman mauled to death by her own pit bull dogs
- December 18, 2017

Initial medical examiner's reports indicated that Stephens, who stood 5-foot-1 and weighted 125 pounds, had defensive wounds on her hands and arms, indicative of having tried to defend herself against the animal attack. "They'd kill you with kisses", Norris told NBC affiliate WWBT, adding that the dogs' kennels looked as though they had been forced open. Henrico County Animal Control was called for assistance and provided tranquilizers to subdue the dogs. (more...)
Tillerson: All Options Remain on Table to Contain DPRK Nuclear Threat Tillerson: All Options Remain on Table to Contain DPRK Nuclear Threat
- December 17, 2017

The North Korean ambassador to the UN, Ja Song Nam , described the security council session as "a desperate measure plotted by the us being terrified by the incredible might of our Republic that has successfully achieved the great historic cause of completing the state nuclear force". (more...)
Natural disaster hits Indonesia's Java, at least two deaths confirmed Natural disaster hits Indonesia's Java, at least two deaths confirmed
- December 17, 2017

The natural disaster was also felt in the capital Jakarta , about 300km from the epicentre, as well as several other towns on Java. At least nine hundred houses were also damaged in addition to schools and government offices across West Java and Central Java provinces, the national disaster mitigation agency said. (more...)
'Sheep' steals baby Jesus, 'Mary' rescues him in Christmas performance 'Sheep' steals baby Jesus, 'Mary' rescues him in Christmas performance
- December 17, 2017

But then, "Mary" came to the rescue and put the doll back in his bed. The delightful video was posted on Facebook by Tana Benson - the sheep's mama. Tana also told WBIR-TV that her daughter is very protective of babies. "So [she] was not having it, and she knew we were not supposed to touch the baby Jesus so she made sure that Teegan knew for sure that that was unacceptable". (more...)
New York attorney general to sue following net neutrality repeal New York attorney general to sue following net neutrality repeal
- December 17, 2017

The US government's net neutrality policy was first enacted by former US President Barack Obama's administration in order to prevent internet service providers (ISP) from applying different rules depending on the data they were transferring. (more...)
Sonia Gandhi retires as Congress president Sonia Gandhi retires as Congress president
- December 16, 2017

However, the certificate of victory is yet to be formally handed over to him, he was stationed in Gujarat for the last phase of campaigning. "My role now is to retire", the 71-year-old Italy-born politician told media in Delhi, putting to rest all speculation about her future role in India's grand old party. (more...)