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Suspect in auto attack faces new charge: first-degree murder

Suspect in auto attack faces new charge: first-degree murder Heyer 32, and injuring 19 other people. The man accused of driving into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville faces a new charge of first-degree murder after a court hearing Thursday in which prosecutors presented surveillance video and other evidence against him. [Full Article...]

Dem senator bashes Trump judicial nominee over hearing testimony: 'Hoo-boy'

Dem senator bashes Trump judicial nominee over hearing testimony: 'Hoo-boy' Petersen: I was involved in taking depositions when I was associate at Wiley Rein, when I first came out of law school, but that was. Petersen defended his inability to answer the questions in a brief statement, telling Kennedy that he is aware that his path to the nomination for a district judge was unorthodox. [Full Article...]

Govs. Christie, Cuomo commit to their financial share of Gateway Tunnel project

Govs. Christie, Cuomo commit to their financial share of Gateway Tunnel project NY said it would propose an appropriation in its annual executive budget for 35 years to pay debt service on a $1.75 billion fixed-interest loan to the Gateway Program Development Corporation (GDC), according to a December 13 letter from the state to the GDC and the U.S. [Full Article...]

SC dismisses Congress plea to verify 25% paper trail in Gujarat

SC dismisses Congress plea to verify 25% paper trail in Gujarat Jai Hind!."The Election Commission had to replace almost 900 EVMs in the first phase of Gujarat assembly polls.The counting for Gujarat elections will take place on 18 December". A three-judge bench presided over by Chief Justice Dipak Misra noted the Election Commission has already chose to do random checks in one booth of the votes cast in electronic voting machines with paper trail. [Full Article...]

Iran refuses to recognize Israeli regime at OIC summit

Iran refuses to recognize Israeli regime at OIC summit OIC, Najib said, as an organisation that represents more than 1.6 billion Muslims, must not be indifferent and it can not remain silent in the face of such an unjust development. For at least seventy years, the people of Jammu Kashmir have been subjected to illegal Indian occupation, he said, adding that here too, the UN Security Council resolutions continue to be defied and the just struggle for ... [Full Article...]

Trump asks Congress to enact immigration reforms to avoid future terror attacks

Trump asks Congress to enact immigration reforms to avoid future terror attacks On Facebook the morning of the attack, authorities say Ullah posted a statement: "Trump you failed to protect your nation". One video exhorted Islamic State sympathizers to carry out terror attacks in their homelands if they couldn't join the caliphate in Syria and Iraq. [Full Article...]

1 killed as quake of magnitude 6.5 strikes Indonesia; tsunami warning issued

1 killed as quake of magnitude 6.5 strikes Indonesia; tsunami warning issued The disaster agency said the quake activated early tsunami warning systems in the south of Java, but the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said no tsunami had been detected. The official said there were reports of more injuries in cities and villages close to Tasikmalaya, with tremors being felt across central and west Java. [Full Article...]

Winter weather advisory issued for parts of MA ahead of evening snow

Winter weather advisory issued for parts of MA ahead of evening snow Snow is also expected in southeast Pennsylvania, parts of DE, all the way down to Baltimore and Washington, D.C. The National Weather Service says the advisory impacts south coastal Rhode Island and MA, including Cape Cod and the Islands. [Full Article...]

North Korea must earn its way back to the table: Rex Tillerson

North Korea must earn its way back to the table: Rex Tillerson He had said he was willing to start talks with Pyongyang without preconditions, which the White House refuted and said they were caught off guard by his offer. "China is helping. Russian Federation is not helping". The U.N.'s political affairs chief, Jeffrey Feltman, returned at the weekend from talks in Pyongyang - the first visit to the North by a high-ranking U.N. [Full Article...]

MP: Catholic priest arrested, 40 others detained for alleged forced conversion

MP: Catholic priest arrested, 40 others detained for alleged forced conversion Priests and seminarians in detention near Satna. The City Superintendent of Police D.D. Pande told IANS that a man, Dharmendra Dohad, has registered a complaint that he was paid Rs 5,000 and had converted to Christianity. Overall, more than 650 attacks on minority Christians have been reported in the Hindu-majority nation so far in 2017. With the onset of Christmas, the Catholics were singin... [Full Article...]

NYPD opens investigation into Russell Simmons amid rape allegations

NYPD opens investigation into Russell Simmons amid rape allegations Hines, who claims Simmons raped her in his NY office in the early 1980s, is one of 12 women who have accused Simmons of sexual misconduct. Simmons spokesman Eric Rose said of the NYPD's investigation, " Russell Simmons fully supports and will cooperate with the police inquiry and is confident of a swift resolution". [Full Article...]

Procession Held for Hero Firefighter Killed During California Wildfires

Procession Held for Hero Firefighter Killed During California Wildfires Cory Iverson, 32, was an engineer with Cal Fire's San Diego Unit. The conditions are expected to help any fires spread quickly. Despite a couple of days of reduced winds and feverish efforts by firefighters to establish new containment lines, the 242,500-acre Thomas fire has surpassed the size of the Zaca fire, which scorched Santa Barbara County in 2007, according to Dave Zaniboni, a spokesman ... [Full Article...]

Majority of Americans Have a Favorable View of First Lady Melania Trump

Majority of Americans Have a Favorable View of First Lady Melania Trump The card, shared earlier in the week, shows Melania in a gown and the president in a tuxedo, but there's no sign of the youngest resident of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue may be. Their 11 year old son is missing from the family photo, and Twitter users obviously had some thoughts. In the video, Melania walked through the White House, dressed in a grey sweater and black trousers, as she decorates the tr... [Full Article...]

'Apprentice' star turned Trump aide leaves White House

'Apprentice' star turned Trump aide leaves White House I wish her the best. - Robert Pass III (@rp12j) December 15, 2017 " Donald Trump is not racist, he's racial. From left are, Omarosa Manigault, Trump , and then-Housing and Urban Development Secretary-designate Ben Carson. Connors appeared on a CNN panel Thursday, where she told anchor Don Lemon that the White House "told us to take the gloves off" when it came to Omarosa . [Full Article...]

Eustis woman, 93, arrested after refusing to leave home

Eustis woman, 93, arrested after refusing to leave home She resisted all attempts to remove her and purposefully slid to the floor to try to prevent officers from removing her, the news station said. Juanita Fitzgerald , from Lake County, Florida , was arrested on Tuesday after she said the National Church Residences' Franklin House housing community had made a decision to "put her out" after blaming her for mould in her apartment. [Full Article...]

Sensex ends 216 points higher; Nifty settles at 10333-level

Sensex ends 216 points higher; Nifty settles at 10333-level All sectoral indices, including realty, consumer durables, oil and gas and metal stocks traded positive, with gains of up to 0.85 per cent. On a closing basis, the wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) rose by 81.15 points or 0.79 per cent to 10,333.25 points. [Full Article...]

Generic drugs giant Teva to slash workforce

Generic drugs giant Teva to slash workforce Teva expects to pay a restructuring charge of at least $700 million, mainly related to severance costs with additional potential charges tied to closures or divestments of plants, facilities, headquarters and offices. Under Mr. Soriot, Teva would have moved away from the focus on generics, toward developing innovative drugs, said former board member Benny Landa. Economy Minister Eli Cohen sa... [Full Article...]

Union Cabinet clears bill to make Triple Talaq a criminal offence

Union Cabinet clears bill to make Triple Talaq a criminal offence The law by the Centre has come three months after the Supreme Court termed the triple talaq , an instant form of giving divorce, illegal. The draft law provides for three years in prison and a fine for a Muslim man wanting to divorce his wife by uttering " talaq " three times in one go. [Full Article...]

Trump's moving embassy to Jerusalem to distract us

Trump's moving embassy to Jerusalem to distract us The whole of the Muslim world, as well as the United States close Western allies, reacted with outrage at Trumps unprovoked unilateral declaration and his subsequent order to move the USA embassy from Israels internationally recognized capital of Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . [Full Article...]

Tax reform vote delays Pence trip to Mideast

US Vice President Mike Pence has delayed his upcoming visit to Israel by a few days, the Knesset confirmed on Thursday. US Vice President Mike Pence's decision to delay his trip to Israel comes amid an outrage in the Arab World over President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. [Full Article...]


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