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Worldwide Pence trip to Middle East overshadowed by Trump's Jerusalem decision
Author: 0 Pence trip to Middle East overshadowed by Trump's Jerusalem decision

Pence, a strong supporter of Trump's decision , will spend three days in the region with stops in Israel and Egypt, the first high-level official to visit after the president reversed decades of USA policy and announced the United States would start the process of moving its embassy from Tel Aviv.

Worldwide Sea lion assaults swimmer in San Francisco Bay
Author: 0 Sea lion assaults swimmer in San Francisco Bay

He was taken to Pier 45 where San Francisco policeman Michael Reiter applied a tourniquet; paramedics treated him further before he was taken to the trauma center at San Francisco General Hospital. He started splashing the sea lion with water but it would not go away. Animals may bite when sick, injured or protecting their young, and others may be curious, but unless biologists can track a biting animal for further study, there's no way to conclude what may have triggered their aggression, ...

Worldwide Tillerson retreats on offer of unconditional N. Korea talks
Author: 0 Tillerson retreats on offer of unconditional N. Korea talks

The White House had responded to Tillerson's remarks by insisting there had been no change in U.S. policy, triggering a new round of reports of a rift between Trump and his chief diplomat. We have a lot of support. There are a lot of nations that agree with us - nearly everybody. North Korea has made clear it has little interest in negotiations with the United States until it has developed the ability to hit the U.S.

Worldwide Westbrook nets triple double for never-say-die Thunder
Author: 0 Westbrook nets triple double for never-say-die Thunder

The Thunder have a 5-5 record during their last 10-game stretch and are 4-10 in away games this season. Philadelphia attempted a season-high 46 three-pointers but only made 13 in their first triple-overtime game since 1992 against the Miami Heat .

Worldwide White House undercuts Tillerson on North
Author: 0 White House undercuts Tillerson on North

During last month's visit by U.S. President Donald Trump in Tokyo, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to freeze the assets of North Korean groups and individuals. This appears to have been an effort by Tillerson to act according to his convictions by promoting dialogue in the time he has left. "Various reactions show that his proposal was ultimately not approved", said Kim Hyeon-uk, a professor at the Korea National Diplomatic Academy.

Worldwide Kids fight over baby Jesus in East Tennessee Nativity pageant
Author: 0 Kids fight over baby Jesus in East Tennessee Nativity pageant

Midway through the song, young Teegan decided that she'd rather play with baby Jesus' likeness instead of congregating around his manger. While the rest of the children were singing "Away in a Manger", the little girl who played the part of Mary chose to retrieve the baby Jesus and return Him to the manger.

Worldwide RS adjourned over disqualification of Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar Ansari
Author: 0 RS adjourned over disqualification of Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar Ansari

The Upper House of Parliament was earlier adjourned briefly after the opposition parties led by Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad protested against suspension of JD-U leader Sharad Yadav . Azad said his party has given a notice under rule 267 seeking setting aside of the listed business to take up discussion on the "serious matter". Amid the shouting, Naidu said there can not be any discussion on the decision of the Chair.

Worldwide Statewide crackdown on impaired drivers begins Friday, runs through New Year's Day
Author: 0 Statewide crackdown on impaired drivers begins Friday, runs through New Year's Day

A program aimed at discouraging drunken driving began Friday, Dec. 15, and will continue until Monday, Jan. 1. "Our officers will patrol in greater numbers and for longer hours to discourage people from making the risky and irresponsible decision of getting behind the wheel impaired", Chippewa County Sheriff James Kowalczyk said in a press release.

Worldwide Paul Manafort to be Released From House Arrest on Strict Conditions
Author: 0 Paul Manafort to be Released From House Arrest on Strict Conditions

The release terms took more than six weeks to negotiate after Manafort pleaded not guilty October 30 in the first charges in the probe by special counsel Robert Mueller of Russian influence in the 2016 presidential election. Friday's decision comes after Jackson previously indicated she would be willing to amend the conditions of his release if and when they could provide financial assurance to the court that they would not miss critical court appearances.

Author: 0 Bye Felicia! Fired Omarosa Lambasted On Social Media, Talk Shows

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Manigault Newman's resignation will be effective January 20, the one-year anniversary of Trump's inauguration. There might even be a media deal coming from this, but the bottom line, is that the White House obviously lied about her, peacefully resigning and wishing her the best, when they immediately chose to revoke her privileges to even step foot on White House property, and then when she attempted to later, was forcibly dragged out, ...

Worldwide Grenfell six months on: Memorial service for victims held
Author: 0 Grenfell six months on: Memorial service for victims held

The disaster profoundly shocked Britain, highlighting extreme disparities in living conditions between rich and poor and fuelling a debate over why safety concerns voiced by tower residents before the fire had been ignored. The devastation inside Grenfell Tower was such that it took police and forensic scientists several months to recover and identify all human remains.

Worldwide Top Indonesian court rejects attempt to criminalise gay sex
Author: 0 Top Indonesian court rejects attempt to criminalise gay sex

Rights advocates had feared judges would criminalize tens of millions of people by outlawing gay and extramarital sex, setting back human rights in the world's most populous Muslim nation. Shofwan says verdicts for two defendants who allegedly performed oral sex were adjourned until next week. The court's decision is final. However, the court petitioners called the Family Love Alliance , chose to take the matter to the top court themselves as they feared Parliament would take too long to ...

Author: 0 Technical Secrets: Long Island Iced Tea Corp (NYSE: LTEA)

Long Island Iced Tea Corp . Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages as well as highs and lows for the year might assist with evaluating future stock performance. Welles Wilder. A beta less than 1 means less volatile than the market; more than 1 means more. The stock has a market cap of $17.41M and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated 9.95M.

Author: 0 Grand Jury Says Hazing "Rampant And Pervasive" At Penn State

Alcohol-driven misconduct and crime had been a problem at Penn State fraternity houses long before Piazza's death, according to the grand jury report. Piazza's death occurred two days after he suffered a series of falls and consumed a unsafe amount of alcohol during a pledge bid night. Other changes include prohibiting first semester freshmen from joining Greek life groups and posting a report card on fraternities and sororities, including infractions that occurred.

Worldwide US-Saudi nuclear talks: A barometer for whither the Middle East?
Author: 0 US-Saudi nuclear talks: A barometer for whither the Middle East?

Any possible progress in the Arab-Israeli conflict appears to be off the table, however, following the US president's decision to recognise the contested city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital . Mr. Trump recently refused to certify to Congress that Iran was compliant with the agreement. The first tranche of the package represents 2 to 3 per cent of the country's GDP, according to estimates of Oxford Economics senior Middle East economist Mohamed Bardastani.

Worldwide Uber driver arrested for rape of 16-year-old girl
Author: 0 Uber driver arrested for rape of 16-year-old girl

Her trousers were down around her ankles when she was found. She told Gwinnett County police officers that her Uber driver had just raped her. "We know that the trip from the bar to the apartment complex should have taken a specific amount of time, but the trip data indicated that it took a much longer amount of time to complete", police said.

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