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Aide: Mother Pence Thinks Trump Is 'Totally Vile'


In the lewd tape, recorded on a bus, Trump is heard bragging to then-anchor Billy Bush about grabbing women's genitals and kissing them without consent. In response, Mike Pence's Press Secretary Alyssa Farah called the Atlantic's story a "tired, false claim". "Pence was not a particularly hard partier, but he gamely presided over these efforts, and when things went sideways he was often called upon to smooth things over with the adults". Read More »

Record-breaking rainbow in Taiwan lasts for 9 fantastic hours


The record for the longest-lasting rainbow was set in Yorkshire after the phenomenon appeared for six hours on 14 March 1994. The time of day where they have the most gaps that need to be filled is between 11 a.m. 'I was shaking when I observed a six-hour rainbow, but this was a miracle [to me], being able to capture a rainbow with such long duration'. "But then it did something even more incredible; it went on to beat the previous record by another three hours!" According to BBC , the ... Read More »

Three men charged with Maltese journalist's murder


According to Maltese law, the police have 48 hours to question the suspects, charge them or release them. Apart from Marsa, arrests were also made in Zebbug and Bugibba, the Prime Minister said yesterday. Muscat would not comment on whether the detained men were suspected of carrying out the killing or instigating it, or if a motive had been established, saying he could not risk prejudicing a potential trial. Read More »

Chicken nugget guy, Obama among most retweeted of 2017


Despite his status as a truly prolific tweeter, President Donald Trump will not be finding any of his tweets on this year's official Twitter list of most retweeted tweets . On the day of clashes at a white supremacist protest in Virginia, Mr Obama posted a photo of himself talking to multi-racial children through a window. Read More »

Elon Musk Wants To Send His Red Sports Car To Mars

The CEO of Tesla Inc. The vehicle will then be put into orbit around Mars in its own little capsule while it belts out David Bowie's legendary song "Space Oddity" presumably to aliens to intercept. Originally announced in 2011 with a planned launch in 2013, the development of the Falcon Heavy proved to be much more hard than SpaceX expected. A half-dozen Mars scientists contacted by BuzzFeed News declined to comment on the proposal, perhaps wary of antagonizing the rocket company they hope ... Read More »

China has no intention to interfere in Australia's Internal Affairs - foreign ministry

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said Tuesday that foreign interference in politics would be outlawed under updated treason and espionage laws. Australia will ban foreign interference in its politics, motivated largely by Russia‚à "ôs alleged involvement in last year‚à "ôs US election and China‚à "ôs growing influence on world politics". Read More »

Mamata, Kejriwal condemn Yashwant Sinha's arrest


After a photo of Sinha sleeping on a wooden cot in the open went viral on social media, Banerjee showed her concern and wrote, "I am sending our MP Dinesh Trivedi to meet him. Later, some police officials, apparently acting on humanitarian grounds, offered Sinha and the others some tea and light refreshments, but an official from the district collectorate reportedly objected and pulled them up (the police) for their gesture. Read More »

13-Year-Old Girl Kills Herself After Years of Being Bullied


The meme includes a picture of a made bed, and an open grave, with Rosalie's face Photoshopped over a boy's body. "I will not let Rosie's name die in vain because that child should have never had to go through what she went through", said parent Robert Ellis. Read More »

Loofe Investigator Says There Is Evidence Of Foul Play

Loofe's body was recovered just days after Nebraska police named two people as persons of interest in the ongoing investigation into the disappearance of the Lincoln resident. The two shared a video on the Finding Sydney last week titled "Our side of the story", claiming they tried to reach out to the police, but never heard back. Read More »

Lebanese PM Hariri revokes resignation after consensus deal


Several media reports stated that the announcement came at the end of the first Cabinet meeting to be held since Lebanon plunged into a political crisis post Hariri's unexpected resignation. "All (the government's) political components decide to dissociate themselves from all conflicts, disputes, wars or the internal affairs of brother Arab countries, in order to preserve Lebanon's economic and political relations". Read More »

Syria says it shot down 3 Israeli missiles near Damascus


For the second time in under a week, Israel is reported to have struck targets near the Syrian capital of Damascus, with regime air defenses intercepting Israeli missiles. The attack comes three days after Syria said Israel fired several surface-to-surface missiles at a military post near Damascus, causing material damage but no casualties. Read More »

Showers, high near 53 — TODAY'S FORECAST


Today's National Weather Service forecast: Rain before 4 p.m., then a 100 percent chance of showers between 4 and 5 p.m., then rain likely after 5 p.m. It will also be breezy and mild with highs in the mid to upper 50s. Wednesday: Partly cloudy skies. Most of it looks to go out to sea with a little light snow here at night. Read More »

Weather warning issued with snow forecast this weekend


Met Éireann issued the warning for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare and Kerry, and it is valid from Thursday, December 7 at 3am until 8pm. "The most frequent showers and greatest risk of snow settling, which may cause disruption, will be for areas exposed to a north to northwesterly winds". Read More »

Saakashvili calls for protest camp in Ukraine's capital


Mikheil Saakashvili climbed onto the roof of his home in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, drawing a crowd of supporters below, and reportedly threatened to jump off, Ukrainian media reported. Mr Saakashvili served as Georgia's president for almost a decade before he was termed out of the office and left the country in 2013. On July 26 this year, Poroshenko revoked Saakashvili's Ukrainian citizenship following allegations that he had submitted false information while applying for a Ukrainian ... Read More »

Deutsche Bank receives subpoena from Mueller on Trump accounts


U.S. investigators are said to be demanding information on dealings linked to Mr Trump as part of an investigation into alleged Russian influence in the USA presidential election, according to Handelsblatt and Reuters. Russian Federation has denied meddling in the election and Trump has said there was no collusion. Separately, Deutsche Bank has lent Trump up to $170 million for the Old Post Office, a historic Washington property where he has opened a hotel. Read More »

Aldridge's double-double rallies Spurs past Pistons 96-93


San Antonio also has a top 5 rebounding rate, so a key to the game will be Andre Drummond's ability to control the glass and create second-chance opportunities. Leonard said prior to the game he is feeling healthy and will return "soon" from a quadriceps injury that has kept him out all season, but he does not have a target date for his debut. Read More »

Truckers protest electronic logging devices


The ELD devices link to a semi-truck's engine, capturing the movement of the truck and recording how much time a trucker is at the wheel. "We are over 100,000 drivers strong on this and we are willing to stand up, take time out of our day and say no we're not going to do this", Marshall said. Read More »

NAB accepted Nawaz Sharif request of exemption from personal appearance


Last month, the NAB filed four corruption references against the Sharif family and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar with the accountability court. In a short order read out by Justice Aamer Farooq of the IHC, the court rejected Nawaz's plea seeking a joint trial in three references pertaining to the Avenfield properties, Flagship Investments and Al-Azizia Steel Mills. Read More »

Conyers won't seek reelection following harassment allegations, report says


Elisa Grubbs said that the congressman put his hand up her skirt and rubbed her thighs while sitting in the front row of a church. Reed said last week that Conyers was hospitalized after feeling lightheaded. Conyers has denied any wrongdoing. Other local media also reported the plans, citing sources close to Conyers. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said he should resign, calling the allegations against him "serious, disappointing and very credible". Read More »

Family Members Killed In Wexford Crash


They are understood to have been trapped in the auto when emergency services arrived. The cab of the truck turned sideways in the impact and jack-knifed, and was buried into the side of its own trailer. It happened at Bergerin Hill on the main Wexford to New Ross road. All four were pronounced dead at the scene and their bodies were later removed by ambulance to University Hospital Waterford in Ardkeen for postmortem examination. Read More »

Top Catalan leaders are refused bail


Six Catalan politicians have left jails near Madrid after lawyers paid the 100,000-euro ($118,000) bail a judge had set for each earlier on Monday. A judge decides Monday if jailed Catalan pro-independence politicians and activists should be released, paving the way for them to join campaigning in a polarized regional election this month. Read More »

VOA, Radio Liberty declared "foreign agents" in Russian Federation


Klishas also said he has submitted to the State Duma a bill imposing fines for the dissemination of materials without informing clients that they are created by a "foreign agent". Zakharova did not specify which specific media outlets would be banned, out of the 23 USA media outlets which are now accredited by Russia's Foreign Ministry. Read More »

Sunil Gulati decides not to run for re-election as US Soccer president


Gulati's decision comes a day after Kathy Carter , the president of Soccer United Marketing, said she is considering a run as well . Gulati and U.S. He helped swing the Federation Internationale de Football Association presidential election to Gianni Infantino in 2016, and even though losing out to Qatar on hosting World Cup 2022 to Qatar was a crushing defeat, Gulati is in position to gain redemption with the World Cup 2026 decision coming in June. Read More »

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) Undervalued by 5.5%

Looking at a company's operating margin is also helpful. United States Steel Corporation (X) now has 174990 shares outstanding, which means that its market capitalization is $5.13B. Finally, TheStreet downgraded AK Steel from a "c" rating to a "d+" rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. AK Steel Holding Corporation posted sales of $1.42 billion during the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 0.7%. Read More »

Say it ain't snow: Wind advisory issued, flurries expected in North Iowa


The strongest wind gusts will be first thing in the morning, although it'll remain windy all day with the south wind shifting to the southwest behind the front. It won't get much warmer the rest of the week, with high temperatures in the low to mid-20s and low temperatures in the teens. Tonight , it will be mostly clear with a low of 29, according to the weather service. Read More »

Quentin Tarantino developing new Star Trek movie


Abrams appears taken with it too, and the next plan for the next Trek feature is to put a writers' room together. And the early word is that Tarantino may even direct the film himself. Tarantino is now prepping for him film on the Manson Family, scheduled for a 2019 release. Still, the studio has green lit a fourth film, one in which Chris Hemsworth of all people plays Chris Pine's (Captain Kirk's) father. Read More »

San Marcos officer fatally shot while serving arrest warrant


Copeland, who had a wife and four children, was working on what would have been his day off, serving an arrest warrant for a violent crime around 2:23 p.m., Chief of Police Chase Stapp said in an emotional news conference Monday evening. A suspect was taken into custody after he surrendered to law enforcement following the shootout. It was unclear, he said, if the wound was self-inflicted or the result of police gunfire. Read More »

ABC News suspends reporter for 4 weeks over erroneous Flynn story


On Friday, Ross appeared during ABC's breaking news coverage of the Flynn indictment, during which he weighed in on Flynn's connection to the ongoing federal probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. He's now clarifying that saying, according to Flynn, candidate Trump asked him during the campaign to find ways to fix relations with Russian Federation and other world hot spots. Read More »

UN Political Chief to Visit N. Korea


Following the launch, Japan's UN ambassador announced that his country's foreign minister will preside over a meeting of the UN Security Council on December 15 to discuss North Korea's nuclear program. The visit is a "response to a long-standing invitation from the authorities in Pyongyang for policy dialogue with the U.N.", Dujarric said in a daily news briefing after announcing the trip. Read More »

Venezuela's Maduro, under pressure from USA sanctions, vows to launch cryptocurrency


The President has announced the launch of the country's new digital currency called "Petro" which will be backed by oil reserves and other commodity reserves like gas, gold, and diamond. "It's Maduro being a clown". Maduro's government has a poor track record in monetary policy. 04 de diciembre de 2017, 16:16Caracas, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) The Vice President for Communication and Culture, Jorge Rodríguez, expressed his confidence in the possibility of an agreement with the opposition to ... Read More »

Scalise: House, Senate 'pretty close' on tax bill


Throughout the House and Senate debates, the USA bishops have maintained that any tax reform must prioritize "care for the most vulnerable among us". What wasn't clear Friday afternoon was what, if anything , Sen. Bob Corker , R-Tenn., being the only Republican to vote. Whether that is enough to bring her on board remains uncertain, but if Flake and every other Senate Republican save for Sen. Read More »