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Worldwide Four Senators Want Al Franken to Reconsider His Resignation
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At least four senators are urging Al Franken to reconsider resigning, including two who issued statements calling for the resignation two weeks ago and said they now feel remorse over what they feel was a rush to judgment. Franken's replacement in the Senate was named as Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith last week. Franken's office didn't immediately provide a comment about the report, but aides have said in the past week that the senator expects to depart in early January.

Worldwide Ex Wife Of Slain NBA Star Lorenzen Wright Charged With His Murder
Author: 0 Ex Wife Of Slain NBA Star Lorenzen Wright Charged With His Murder

His decomposing body was found 10 days later with multiple gunshot wounds in a wooded area near a southeast Memphis suburb. Media reports have said Turner, a landscaper, and Sherra Wright attended the same church. He apparently called 911 early on July 19, 2010, but officers were not notified because the dispatchers could not pinpoint where the call was coming from.

Worldwide Dreaming Of A Southern Colorado White Christmas
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Elliott said there's a good chance of rain on Saturday, Dec. 23, and a slight rain threat on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, although he believes that might turn out to be a dry day. While we will be in between weather systems on Saturday, another chance of rain and snow showers is in the forecast on Sunday. If we can't get any snow to fall on Christmas day at least having some of it around on the ground would still be enough to get us into the holiday spirit! "This could then hold out with a cold ...

Worldwide Weather warning issued for heavy fog in Lincoln
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Forecasters warn that temperatures are expected to plummet again to near freezing overnight, bringing frost away from foggy areas. Becoming rather cloudy and tiresome overall later and there will be a little patchy drizzle in the west and southwest.

Worldwide South Africa's ANC Holds Congress to Elect New Leader
Author: 0 South Africa's ANC Holds Congress to Elect New Leader

On Sunday evening, the ANC disclosed that Mr. Ramaphosa had been nominated by 1,469 of the party's branches, while Ms. Dlamini-Zuma was nominated by 1,094 branches. "Before today we said Dlamini-Zuma could emerge as a victor". Voters are frustrated with the ANC as Zuma's administration has been mired in scandal and corruption allegations.

Worldwide Trump lawyer Cobb says Mueller 'won't be fired' by Trump, dispelling 'rumor'
Author: 0 Trump lawyer Cobb says Mueller 'won't be fired' by Trump, dispelling 'rumor'

Mueller's team, "has extensively used the materials in question, including portions that are susceptible to claims of privilege, and without notifying TFA or taking customary precautions to protect TFA's rights and privileges". "As the White House has repeatedly and emphatically said for months, there is no consideration at the White House of terminating the special counsel", Cobb said.

Worldwide High-speed train derails off bridge onto busy highway at 80mph
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All lanes are blocked in the heavily traveled area near Joint Base Lewis-McChord. A spokesperson wrote: 'All SB lanes of I-5 blocked near Mounts Road in Pierce County due to derailed train auto. "Avoid area!" the tweet said. The cause of the derailment has not been released. There is "massive damage" and "people are hurt", the News Tribune cited Chris Karnes, the chairman of Pierce Transit's advisory board.

Worldwide Phil Jackson to miss Kobe Bryant's jersey retirement Monday
Author: 0 Phil Jackson to miss Kobe Bryant's jersey retirement Monday

There's something interesting going on the floor. That's what great players do. Voted the NBA's Most Valuable Player in 2008, Bryant earned First Team All-NBA honors 11 times and was a member of the All-Defensive First Team nine times. "That was a proud moment, playing so well, and finally beating his team in the playoffs". It's also fair to say that Kobe has had periods of great teammates - the early and late 2000's - and periods with not-so-great teammates - mid 2000's and towards ...

Worldwide Rohingya villages razed despite refugee deal - HRW
Author: 0 Rohingya villages razed despite refugee deal - HRW

The evidence that villages were still being damaged as late as 2 December contradicted assurances by the Burmese government that violence had ceased and that the Rohingya could safely return to Myanmar , the watchdog group said. "We will have the opportunity to underline once again that we are ready to make all means of contributions at the highest level in these hard times Bangladesh is going through", he said.

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Author: 0 Man reportedly held in "incident" at base used by United States troops

Police have said they are responding to reports of a "significant incident" at RAF Mildenhall. It is understood one man has been arrested after he allegedly tried to drive through an entry point at the base. RAF Mildenhall is used as a transport hub by the USAF and is home to the KC-135 tanker fleet and special operations forces. On January 18, 2016, the British Ministry of Defence announced that the site is to be sold.

Worldwide Tens of thousands protest in Indonesia against US Jerusalem move
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Jerusalem is holy to Jews, Muslims and Christians. "But, God willing those days are near and. we will officially open our embassy there", he said, without giving any precise timescale. Support for Palestine State has also come from China, according to Russia Today . The Palestinians view the east as the capital of their future independent state.

Worldwide Crazy Kids Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Have Officially Set A Wedding Date
Author: 0 Crazy Kids Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Have Officially Set A Wedding Date

Officials had already revealed that Prince Harry would Wednesday American actress Meghan in May 2018, but a new post on Twitter has announced the actual day that the ceremony will take place. Check out this adorable video of the pair in their first joint interview! The couple have chosen to marry in Windsor, west of London, because it is "a special place for them".

Worldwide Scarlett Johansson makes flawless return as Ivanka Trump on 'SNL'
Author: 0 Scarlett Johansson makes flawless return as Ivanka Trump on 'SNL'

Audience started to take a keen interest about Christmas festivities in the white house after the pictures of decorations in the house went viral on the web. Johansson is now dating SNL head writer Colin Jost , and the couple made their first public appearance together last month at the American Museum of Natural History Gala in New York City.

Author: 0 Honduras president declared poll victor

He added that he was "very optimistic" because "the people do not endorse fraud". While Nasralla, a 64-year-old journalist and businessman, is one of Honduras' best-known faces and was backed by former President Manuel Zelaya, a leftist ousted in a Washington-backed coup in 2009.

Worldwide Austrian far-Right sworn in to government amid protests
Author: 0 Austrian far-Right sworn in to government amid protests

Lauder stated. Austria is sending Europe swinging to the right as the country's Nazi-founded Freedom Party (FPO) and conservative People's Party (OVP) form a coalition government. "The presence of the far right in power is never trivial". There is no such action being taken this time. Several thousand people marched peacefully, carrying placards saying " Nazis out " and chanting "Strache is a fascist".

Worldwide Assault on Kabul spy training centre ends as attackers killed
Author: 0 Assault on Kabul spy training centre ends as attackers killed

Clashes between the gunmen and security forces is still underway as the attackers are hiding in an under-construction building close to the training center of the NDS , Tolo News reported citing eye witnesses as saying. "I was going toward my school". ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack. There are no reports on casualties and the security forces have arrived in the area.

Worldwide EC withdraws notice to Rahul
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Section 126 of the Act originally prohibited organising, attending and addressing public meetings or processions in the 48 hours preceding voting. Was it a mere ploy to prevent TV channels from showing his interview? and 2. "The pointwise report of CEO, Gujarat was obtained over Representation (from Congress) and the legal examination on the matter was done", the EC said.

Author: 0 Ex-wife of National Basketball Association star Lorenzen Wright charged with first-degree murder

She said he left her home in a vehicle with a person she could not identify. "They need to bury her". Wright's body was later discovered on July 28, 2010, in a field near Hacks Cross and Winchester. "We went to the crime scene and walked in Lorenzen's final steps". They are calling the case "Operation Rebound". Marion said she believes her son was killed over his $1 million life insurance policy, the paper reported.

Worldwide Attack under way on Afghan forces in Kabul
Author: 0 Attack under way on Afghan forces in Kabul

He said the insurgents also suffered casualties, without providing figures. The assaults on two police post are the latest in a series of deadly attacks on Afghan security forces claimed by the Taliban. Abdul Raziq, the Kandahar police chief. Separately, a woman was killed and five others injured in Kandahar province in a suspected suicide attack targeting a convoy of foreign troops.