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Morgan Stanley Fires Former Dem Rep. Harold Ford Jr

Morgan Stanley Fires Former Dem Rep. Harold Ford Jr Photo Harold Ford Jr ., a former congressman, was sacked from his position as a managing director at the financial services firm Morgan Stanley for what the company described as behavior "inconsistent with our values". said so in a statement of innocence tweeted out by HuffPo's Yashar Ali . I support and have tremendous respect for the courageous women now speaking out in this important nati... [Full Article...]

Israel strikes Gaza after rocket fire

Israel strikes Gaza after rocket fire The IDF blasted back at Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip Thursday evening, following Palestinian rocket fire at Israel . Around two hours later the army said that another rocket, fired form the enclave's north, exploded in southern Israel. [Full Article...]

Former USA gymnastics doctor sentenced to 60 years in child pornography case

Former USA gymnastics doctor sentenced to 60 years in child pornography case Those sentences, which will be served consecutively with his federal sentence, will be handed down next month. Nassar's attorneys had asked the federal judge for leniency in court filings, arguing Nassar had helped fellow inmates and taken Bible classes since his arrest almost a year ago, the State Journal said . [Full Article...]

Trump Will Undergo Medical Checkup At Beginning Of The Year

Trump Will Undergo Medical Checkup At Beginning Of The Year Trump's vocal stumble lit up Twitter with users assuming he was suffering from health problems or questioning if he has false teeth, which led to " Daily Show " host Trevor Noah launching the #Donalddentures handle. Noah added: "Oh man!" He said there's no shame in having dentures, but, "there is shame in Donald Trump having dentures". "That super-bright smile you described is ( most like... [Full Article...]

Czech PM wants European Union to withdraw migrants lawsuit

Czech PM wants European Union to withdraw migrants lawsuit The European Commission said Hungary and Poland have accepted no asylum seekers, and the Czech Republic has accepted 12 of the 2,000 it was required to take. " Poland is ready to defend its position in the Court", Szymanski told state news agency PAP. The organization has also chose to file a lawsuit in the European court of justice against Hungary adopted in this country, the laws on n... [Full Article...]

Out-of-control vehicle plows into pedestrians on sidewalk

Out-of-control vehicle plows into pedestrians on sidewalk Police say none of the people who were struck have life-threatening injuries. NYPD officials said the driver of a Lincoln Continental struck a gray Ford Explorer at this intersection, struck two people and then proceeded east on Liberty street for almost a block before rear-ending a red Mercedes SUV. [Full Article...]

Local DACA recipients looking to legislators to pass 'Clean Dream Act'

Local DACA recipients looking to legislators to pass 'Clean Dream Act' The date of the vigil, December 7, marks the midpoint between when President Donald Trump announced in September the rescinding of the DACA program - that took effect in 2012 - and its expected legal end in March. There are DACA recipients who are as American as myself. Snyder said in a weekend commentary that immigrants help "make America great" - a clear allusion and rebuttal to Trump's ... [Full Article...]

Here's how NY House members voted on concealed carry reciprocity

Here's how NY House members voted on concealed carry reciprocity Other states, such as California, impose far more restrictions on gun ownership, choosing to interpret the Second Amendment's reference to a "well-regulated militia" as meaning that the right to bear arms is not absolute. The tragic killing of 26 innocent people at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas last month prompted dialogue about bureaucratic failing when it became known that the killer, De... [Full Article...]

Weather Warnings For Snow and Ice

Weather Warnings For Snow and Ice Saturday is expected to be a mostly dry but very cold day with varying cloud and sunny spells. A Status Yellow snow and ice warning is also in place for the remainder of the country, where accumulations of up to 3cm are expected. Rain will spread northeast across the country on Saturday night. Sunday is set to bring more outbreaks of sleet and snow over Ulster, most other places will be dry. [Full Article...]

Sadiq Khan crosses Wagah Border on foot!

Sadiq Khan crosses Wagah Border on foot! Sadiq Khan is leading a trade mission under the theme "London Is Open" to both India and Pakistan and is flanked by a 16-member delegation. A reporter was caught on camera today asking London Mayor Sadiq Khan "what does it feel like coming home?" as he spoke to media in Pakistan. [Full Article...]

Most Americans disapprove of GOP tax plan

Most Americans disapprove of GOP tax plan Mostly as a result of weak support from Democrats and independents regarding the proposed tax changes, only 29 percent of US adults as a whole approve of the plan, while 56 percent disapprove and 16 percent have no opinion. Both parties got failing grades for their handling of the matter in politics: 21 percent approve of Republicans' efforts, while 60 percent disapprove, versus 28 percent approva... [Full Article...]

North Korea missile test without advance notice raises flight safety concerns

North Korea missile test without advance notice raises flight safety concerns The high-tech F-35's sensors could help other missile-defense equipment track and destroy an intercontinental ballistic missile launched by North Korea . Changes to the route between Seoul and Los Angeles have been in place since July. Federal regulation from 1997 prohibits all USA airlines from flying over the Flight Information Region of Pyongyang. [Full Article...]

Sentencing phase begins in SC police shooting

Sentencing phase begins in SC police shooting Slager's attorney, Andy Savage of Charleston, introduced evidence during the hearing to contend that Scott had resisted arrest and posed a threat to the officer in the seconds before the shooting. The cellphone video of the shooting went viral, renewing concerns in the United States about police use of deadly force against unarmed black men. Scott's family testified before the sentence was hande... [Full Article...]

Myanmar forces may be guilty of genocide, United Nations says

Myanmar forces may be guilty of genocide, United Nations says But Zeid told the council: "Considering Rohingyas' self-identify as a distinct ethnic group with their own language and culture - and [that they] are also deemed by the perpetrators themselves as belonging to a different ethnic, national, racial or religious group - given all of this, can anyone rule out that elements of genocide may be present?" The Human Rights Council voted 33-3 with nine abs... [Full Article...]

Mani Shankar Aiyar suspended from primary membership of Congress Party

Mani Shankar Aiyar suspended from primary membership of Congress Party In an apparent move to contain the possible damage barely two days ahead of the keenly contested Assembly elections in the prime minister's home state, the Congress announced disciplinary action against Aiyar, insisting it showed the party's "Gandhian leadership". [Full Article...]

Did Trump's Teeth Almost Fall Out During His Historic Israel Speech?

Did Trump's Teeth Almost Fall Out During His Historic Israel Speech? Trump closed his address with a familiar phrase, "and God bless the United States". "I'm saying there's nothing to it". Trump released some details about his health ahead of last year's election in response to pressure after his personal physician had declared he would be the "healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency". [Full Article...]

Police respond to report of shooting at New Mexico high school

Police respond to report of shooting at New Mexico high school All students at Aztec High School in Aztec, New Mexico, were being evacuated, police said, and no information on those shot was immediately available. Both Bloomfield and Farmington High Schools are on lockdown. The nearby city of Bloomfield has placed its schools on lockdown as a precautionary measure and is asking parents stay away until further notice. [Full Article...]

Trump warns of government shutdown threat ahead of meeting with lawmakers

Trump warns of government shutdown threat ahead of meeting with lawmakers President Donald Trump and congressional leaders have scheduled a summit to begin sorting out their budget differences. Trump and Congress are facing a deadline of Friday at midnight to pass fresh spending legislation. He said, for example, that the USA lost about $71 billion in trade deficit with Mexico previous year and $17 billion with Canada. Complicating the search for a pact are disputes o... [Full Article...]

W/Cup Last Opportunity For Current Argentina Team - Messi

W/Cup Last Opportunity For Current Argentina Team - Messi Messi retired from global football after Argentina's penalties defeat to Chile in the Copa America Centenario Final a year ago, before going back on his word. They reached the final at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil but suffered defeat to Germany. Messi, however, believes they should have celebrated at least two victories. [Full Article...]

Germany's Schulz wants 'United States of Europe' by 2025

Germany's Schulz wants 'United States of Europe' by 2025 He was speaking at a congress where the party is debating whether to start talks on joining a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, who shed votes to the far-right in September's election and failed to form an alliance with two smaller parties. [Full Article...]


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