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Trump, Democrats Cast Preemptive Shutdown Blame

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Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi responded by backing out of the meeting, suggesting Trump wasn't serious about a negotiation. But Trump went on to criticize them on immigration, crime and taxes, tweeting, "I don't see a deal!" The two Democrats pulled out of a budget-deal meeting with Donald Trump on Tuesday, after the president bashed them on Twitter, saying "I don't see a deal!" . Read More »

Trump stresses 'no collusion' after Flynn's guilty plea

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Former FBI director James Comey once again seems to be trolling President Donald Trump with a cryptic message after Michael Flynn's guilty plea. The prosecutors did not name any transition officials. The details revealed Friday provide the clearest picture yet of coordination between Flynn and other Trump advisers in their contact with Russian officials to influence worldwide policy. Read More »

Five Features of the Centre's New Draft Law Against Triple Talaq

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The Bill also provides for a subsistence allowance for the victim and her dependent children and gives her the custodial rights of minor children. The ministers included Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley and Ravi Shankar Prasad. As of now, the draft law is prospective in nature. The community leaders said the government should have drafted the law in consultation with the community as had been the practice in the past. Read More »

730 volunteers search for missing girl in Onslow County

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The Sheriff's office in an announcement early Saturday morning declared proof gathered amid their examination has persuaded Mariah is dead. "The searches will now shift to a recovery process", the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. "Some person just strolls right in there, gets a 3-year-old out of the bed, she didn't cry, she didn't shout?" he told WTVR in front of Kimery's capture. Read More »

Rahul targets Modi over high fees in Gujarat's educational institutions

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The BJP bagged 14 of the 16 mayoral seats in Uttar Pradesh on Friday. "The results in UP have shut their (Congress leaders') mouth", he said. Taking a jibe at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, Union finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has always been seen as a pro-Hindutva party, and suggested that now, other parties have been trying to replicate their political stance, media reports said. Read More »

Safe travel with a Christmas tree on your car from AAA

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This year, Marler and her husband had to forgo their own eight-year tradition of going to K&K to pick out a tree. They normally would have 200 to 400 trees available for people to cut down and take home , but this year they have only about 50 to 75 trees, Koontz said. Read More »

Kremlin warns against severing ties with North Korea

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Wednesday's launch saw North Korea successfully test its most powerful intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) yet, which it said was capable of striking anywhere on the USA mainland. "And if war comes, make no mistake, the North Korean regime will be utterly destroyed". North Korea launched what it claimed to be a new model of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) towards Japan on Tuesday, which its state media alleged could reach all of the mainland United States and signified a ... Read More »

Killed In Yemen In Fighting Between Rebel Factions

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Things came to a head earlier this week with fighting breaking out between the two sides on the streets of the rebel-held capital. According to Saleh, the letter outlines what King Faisal described as Egypt's unsafe role in Yemen and the region in general through its support for the rebels and provoking the people's emotions against "us all", i.e. Read More »

Israel Bombs Syrian 'Military Targets' near Damascus

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The rebels fired a direct missile on the Syrian helicopter in an area near the Golan Heights and the Lebanese borders, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. However, some of the missiles hit their intended target, causing loud explosions near the towns of Kesweh and Sahnaya, the source further added. Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman has repeatedly warned of Iranian entrenchment in the war-torn country, saying in mid-November that Israel "will simply not allow for Shiite ... Read More »

Christmas tree lighting keeps holiday spirit alive

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Visitors can expect a visit from Santa (6:15 pm to 8:00 pm), as well as the lighting of the tree, and a fireworks display. Benner was bundled up in a winter coat braving a cold Friday night in Public Square to see the series of floats that would be featured at her first ever annual Christmas parade and downtown tree lighting ceremony . Read More »

White House Pest Problem? Work Orders Cite Bugs, Vermin

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Down the hall in the high-stakes Situation Room , exterminators were called to deal with a mouse infestation. Before you say Trump and the rest of his party brought in these un-welcomed guests, the White House has had this same problem in previous administrations. Read More »

Russian MPs to vote on banning U.S. media from the parliament

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A ban on attending sessions of the State Duma, the lower chamber of Russian Parliament, will be introduced "for all USA media", Olga Savastyanova, head of the Duma's committee on regulations and control, was quoted as saying by RBC news. RT was singled out in a intelligence community report published in January on Russia's attempts to influence the 2016 US election. It is unlikely that the proposal would be rejected by the overwhelmingly pro-Kremlin assembly. Read More »

Shilpa Shinde Dances To Make Vikas Gupta,The New Captain

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During the conversation, Shilpa slides on the couch facing the terrace and her skirt starts to pull up and she shouts "eh eh.mere kapde! meri skirt!". Priyank gives Vikas a Captain jersey and the housemates dance in the lawn. After the task starts, Arshi, Bandgi and Shilpa dance for Vikas while Hina, Luv and Akash dance for Priyank. Read More »

Russian Federation rejects Washington call to cut ties with N Korea

Washington, however, refused to consider the plan, calling the idea of its activity being compared to that of North Korea insulting. "We perceived this negatively", Lavrov told journalists in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, commenting on Washington's statement on the need to cut ties with North Korea. Read More »

Lauer Fired For Sexual Misconduct

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Matt Lauer's former " Today " show colleagues were emotional on-air while dealing with the aftermath of his firing by NBC for what it termed "inappropriate sexual behavior". "This week we saw that when an employee comes forward to report misconduct, the system works". Published reports accuse Lauer of crude and habitual misconduct with other women around the office. Read More »

Trump urged top Republicans to close Senate Intel Committee's investigation into Russian Federation

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But Burr told the Times that Trump was not aware of any irregularity in his requests, due to his lack of experience in politics. Another senator said Trump hadn't urged him to shut down the Russian Federation inquiry, but he suggested the Justice Department should be probing Hillary Clinton's ties to Fusion GPS, which put together the unverified dossier on the president's Russian Federation connections. Read More »

Life in prison for man who tried to kill Jacksonville detective, son

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Rojas was 19 when he got into an argument with his girlfriend, told her it might be his last day alive and then drove erratically through Jacksonville streets. Rojas fled the scene, barricaded himself in a home and then was shot himself three times by police before being taken into custody. Image source: YouTube screenshotThe officer fired back as Rojas ran away. Read More »

Girl, 10, hangs herself after bullying in Colorado, parents say

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Ashawnty Davis wanted to be a WNBA star. The district called Ashawnty's death a "heartbreaking loss". "As we journey on, her name won't die because with the last breath of my life, I'm going to make sure unfortunate kids are able to go to school comfortably and learn", Davis said. Read More »

Missing Columbia County teen found safe

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The Columbia County, Florida, Sheriff's Office tweeted the updates. The Columbia County Sheriff's Office confirmed that Caitlyn Frisina has been located safe in NY. The mom said her daughter's disappearance was all the more puzzling since she has a steady boyfriend, and they even spent Thanksgiving together. From interviews, though, authorities said they have learned of what Smith described as the "blossoming of a potential relationship" between Frisina and Rodriguez. Read More »

More Jobs, But No Change In Jobless Rate

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A wave of job creation last month knocked the unemployment rate down to 5.9% - its lowest level in almost a decade. Thomas market added 3,900 jobs in November as the unemployment rate held steady at 6.3 per cent. The numbers show employment increased for the second month in a row in November, with the addition of 80,000 new jobs across Canada. Factory jobs rose 37,400 last month, while the services sector added 42,100 positions. Read More »

Turkey's Vakifbank denies involvement in processes mentioned in USA lawsuit

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A wealthy Turkish-Iranian gold trader has told a jury in NY that he began cooperating with US authorities after he was unable to free himself through a prisoner exchange. CNN has sought comment from the Turkish government on Zarrab's testimony and is awaiting response. Zarrab also identified Atilla in court as a co-conspirator. Read More »

Taxpayers Paid $84000 to End Sex Harassment Claim Against Texas Lawmaker

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Fahrenthold's former communications director Lauren Green sued her boss in December 2014, alleging that he fostered a hostile work environment involving sexual harassment and gender discrimination. "After extensive discussion and consideration, the parties jointly agreed to accept the solution proposed by the mediator". The office of Congressional Ethics investigated the allegations against Farenthold but said "there is no substantial reason to believe that Representative Farenthold ... Read More »

"I would love to fight": Jimmy Kimmel accepts Roy Moore's challenge

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Kimmel, in a scorching Thursday night monologue during " Jimmy Kimmel Live", criticized Moore over claims of sexual misconduct levied against the longtime Alabama judge. "There is no one I would love to fight more than you". On Thursday, Kimmel considered that maybe when Moore tweeted "do it man to man", he meant he wanted to fight him. Read More »

The US deliberately provoke North Korea for a new adventure - Lavrov

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Haley earlier this week warned North Korea's leadership it would be "utterly destroyed" if war were to break out after Pyongyang test fired its most advanced missile, putting the U.S. Senator Franz Klintsevich, the deputy head of Russia's Defense and Security Committee, said on Wednesday that North Korea is bluffing about having developed intercontinental ballistic missile technology-and even if they have, their missile program "does not threaten Russian Federation", so Russia does not need ... Read More »

Trump rejects diplomatic efforts on Korea

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While Mr Trump has been bellicose at times in rhetoric toward North Korea, Mr Tillerson has persistently held out hopes for a return to dialogue if North Korea shows it is willing to give up its nuclear weapons programme. It is not clear at the moment, what actions might be taken by the United States if it does take up the situation into its own hand. Speaking at an emergency UN Security Council meeting, U.S. Read More »

Ex Okinawa Base Worker Gets Life Sentence for Killing Japanese Woman

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The case sparked anger on the island, where locals have long protested the presence of US military bases that they say imposes a heavy burden on Okinawa. According to The New York Times, the incident ignited widespread anger among people on Okinawa, shaking an already volatile situation surrounding the stationing of about 47,000 American troops on the island. Read More »

Man charged with shooting Francis Howell school teacher

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District officials said an incident involving a teacher at East High School was reported to them just before Thanksgiving break. Pearland police say they believe the boy is 17 years old. The teacher, whose identity has not been disclosed, was running on a trail when he passed an unidentified man, police said. He was treated and released from a hospital. Read More »

Newborn declared dead by Delhi hospital, found alive, FIR registered

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The hospital has admitted to the negligence and sent the doctors concerned on leave. "Luckily, I noticed that there was movement in the parcel I was carrying on the ride to the burial ground", Parveen said. "The investigation is in initial stages and we will take legal action against the doctors responsible for such inhumane negligence", Deputy Commissioner of Police Aslam Khan said. Read More »

Libya slave trade: more Nigerians return from Libya

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The Senate which officially reacted to sales of Nigerians as slaves in Libya, however described the ugly trend as most barbaric in the 21st century. He said, "As a country, truly, it is a slap on the face of all of us if Nigerians can be treated in this manner". Read More »

Hunter mistakes woman for a deer, arraigned for manslaughter

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Gerace announced late Thursday afternoon. The hunter, who pleaded not guilty to the charge, has been granted bail of $50,000 in cash or $100,000 property. "Having grown up in Sherman myself, I know of many families where hunting is a family affair". "Responsible hunting is paramount to the safety of anyone enjoying the outdoors", he said. Read More »

German Social Democrats inch toward Merkel coalition talks

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Merkel this week said she hoped to talk with the Social Democrats "in a serious, engaged, honest way and obviously with the intention of success". But it came under pressure to relent and head off fresh elections after Merkel's bid to form a coalition with the ecologist Greens and pro-business FDP fell apart last month. Read More »

Ethanol Applauds EPA RVO Announcement, Biodiesel Disappointed

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Pruitt is expected to travel to an invitation-only event in Iowa on Friday and highlight the administration's commitment to the ethanol industry. In a statement, ASA President Ron Moore of IL pointed to the increased capacity of the domestic industry to meet demand for renewable fuels blended into the nation's fuel supply. Read More »