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Black Women Defeated Roy Moore, and the Country Is Better for It


But, even with the victory, the Democratic Party has still been taking heat. Twenty House members want Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill. We need white people to vote for black women in local and national offices, donate to their campaigns and help get out the vote for them. In Alabama, a battleground during the civil rights movement in the 1960s, Democrats went door to door urging black voters to choose Jones, who is the first ... Read More »

4 killed, 367 injured in clashes with Israeli forces: Health min

Six nations voted against the resolution, and nine abstained. He cited the US decision directly and said that it had taken the "joy" from the celebrations in the hometown of Jesus Christ, according to 10 News . I wonder whether the Israeli policymakers can believe what they say. No actor, he added, has the right to violate the global law and historical rights by legitimizing the occupation of lands. Read More »

Merkel welcomes SPD's decision to start talks on forming government


If the Social Democrats don't enter a coalition with Merkel's bloc, that would leave an unprecedented minority government led by Merkel or a new election as possibilities. But he promised party faithful he would take a new approach to keep the SPD's identity stronger in coalition than previously. She urged quick action on forming a stable government, 11 weeks after the vote. Read More »

Despite Tillerson's offer, White House says no talks with North Korea


North Korea's latest threat comes as Chinese President Xi Jinping - during a visit by South Korea's leader - said war must not be allowed to break out. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Thursday that the best way forward on resolving the North Korean crisis is to intensify economic pressure on the secretive state. Read More »

South Korea says North close to 'weaponization'


North Korea, which in the past has boycotted nearly all Security Council meetings where its nuclear program is discussed, is expected to speak during Friday's open session. "We've said from the diplomatic side we're ready to talk anytime North Korea would like to talk, and we're ready to have the first meeting without precondition", Tillerson said on December 13. Read More »

Macron Awards US Climate Scientists Grants To 'Make Our Planet Great Again'


The meeting in Paris seemed to cement Macron's role as a key leader on climate change , now that the US has shunned the global effort; he co-hosted the summit with the U.N. Macron said in a CBS News interview on Monday the US decision to unilaterally quit the Paris accord had provided an impulse for action by governments and the private sector. Read More »

Gujarat Poll: PM Modi casts vote in Ahmedabad


While the prime minister voted around noon, Shah, Jaitley, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel and former chief minister Anandiben Patel exercised their franchise earlier in the day. So far, the campaign has witnessed a bitter battle between the Congress party and the BJP. The first phase of the Gujarat Elections 2017, held on December 9, registered over 60 per cent polling. Read More »

Harrowing footage shows commuters save man on tracks as train approaches


Terrified witnesses on the Avenue H station platform in the Flatbush section yelled for an approaching Q train to stop, all while the the man was lying unconscious on the tracks. My God, Vicente said. By the time she reaches him, other straphangers have also pitched in trying to pull him to safety. It is unclear how the man ended up on the tracks. Read More »

China says war must not be allowed on Korean Peninsula


Ties had chilled for almost a year as Beijing was upset over the deployment of a US anti-missile system, Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD), in South Korea , as a protective step in the crisis over the weapons programmes of North Korea . Read More »

Paul Manafort to be Released From House Arrest on Strict Conditions


But Manafort, who was indicted in October on several charges including "conspiracy against the United States", will not be allowed to leave the Sunshine State without permission and be required to abide by a 11 p.m. Jackson also directed Manafort's wife and daughter to provide financial records verifying the deposit of cash or securities valued at $5 million and $2 million, respectively, to be available to the court as security. Read More »

Sheep takes baby Jesus in children's nativity scene


The audience also erupted in laughter over the scene. She swooped in, struggled with the sheep, got the Baby Jesus doll away from her and put him back in the manger. LOVE these kiddos and my church family! "Laughed so hard I cried!" she wrote. "She (Teegan) pulls back the little blanket, and I thought 'Oh no, ' Benson said in an interview with Knox News. Read More »

Denham Springs police to participate in Drive Sober campaign


If you're thinking about driving under the influence during the holidays, think again. Beginning December 13 and continuing into the New Year, you will see enhanced traffic enforcement watching closely for anyone who is driving impaired. A fall, 2017 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over operation in Waukesha County that took place around the Labor Day weekend allowed deputies to spend an extra 78 hours on local roadways in a roughly two-week span. Read More »

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (CRZO)

The stock increased 0.89% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $5.65. Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRZO ) have moved within the range of $11.10 to $41.11. LLC grew its stake in Carrizo Oil & Gas by 89.5% in the 2nd quarter. (NASDAQ: CRZO ). The number consists of estimates provided by 12 contributing analysts. Read More »

Egypt to sign deal to help resumption of Russian flights

The aviation officials say they expect Russian flights to resume by early 2018. Sokolov said flights between Moscow and Cairo would restart in February 2018 pending internal procedures, in comments echoed by the Egyptian minister. Since the crash, Egypt has been implementing tighter security measures in its airports to meet Russian demands, with the aim of restoring Russian tourism. Read More »

Man faces first-degree murder charge in Charlottesville auto ramming


Supporters of four men facing charges stemming from events around the August 12 white supremacist rally were shouted down by angry protesters as they entered the Charlottesville Circuit Court on Thursday afternoon. The parents of Heather Heyer , 32, as well as victims of the attack, attended the preliminary hearing. The Commonwealth's Attorney's Office had initially filed second-degree murder, punishable by five to 40 years in prison, as the most serious charge against Mr. Read More »

Trump moves to stop spouses of H-1B visa holders from working


It just said that the move is in accordance with the Donald Trump administration's " Buy American, Hire American " policy stance. Supporters argue that the program brings in overseas talent to fill a job gap, but critics say it promotes outsourcing and gives away American positions to lower-paid workers . Read More »

Gujarat elections: SC rejects Congress plea to verify VVPAT with EVM votes


Senior Congress leaders Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Kapil Sibal appeared on behalf of the party. A petition was filed the by Secretary Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee. He added that the subject was one that could be debated and allowed the petitioner to withdraw the plea and asked him to file a fresh petition that will take up the issue of electoral reforms. Read More »

Turkey seeks United Nations help to foil U.S. decision on Jerusalem


Erdogan - who regards himself a champion of the Palestinian cause - denounced Israel at the Wednesday OIC summit as a state defined by "occupation" and "terror". US President Donald Trump signing a proclamation that the US government will formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, at the White House in Washington, DC, December 6, 2017. Read More »

Trump judicial nominee struggles with basic legal knowledge during hearing


WASHINGTON - Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana hammered one of President Donald Trump's nominees for a federal judgeship with a probing, five-min... Petersen was nominated for the U.S. Petersen: Again, my background is not in litigation, as when I was replying to Chairman Grassley. He added, "I understand the challenge that would be ahead of me if I were fortunate enough to become a district court judge". Read More »

The kids are alright: 'Youthquake' is Oxford word of 2017


The U.K. saw a huge turnout of young voters hoping to make an impact as they rallied behind Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. It was first coined in the 1960s by Vogue editor, Diana Vreeland , who used it to describe sudden changes in fashion, music and attitudes, reports the BBC. Read More »

Catholic carol singers attacked in MP


A case has been registered against one identified person and five unknown persons in the conversion case, Pande said. "It is an attempt to divide the society with false accusations on conversion to bring down the development and the core foundation of our country". Read More »

Rex Tillerson to meet with Canadian cabinet on Korea crisis


But the White House snubbed the offer soon after, saying now is not the time for talks. Tillerson repeated that "we do not seek, nor do we want, war with North Korea". Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha had earlier said no trade takes place between Thailand and North Korea and that Thailand has abided by United Nations resolutions. Read More »

NYPD says it is reviewing rape claims against Russell Simmons


Russell Simmons was accused of rape by three women on Wednesday, and now the rap mogul is defending himself-and denying the accusations-in a series of statements on his Instagram page. Hines, who was in the all-female Hip-Hop group, Mercedes Ladies, and used the stage name Sheri Sher, alleged that Simmons raped her in his office around 1983. Read More »

Up to Four Inches of Snow Friday Night


The steadiest and heaviest snow will fall through 4 PM with snowfall rates of 1 inch per hour possible in spots. Friday starts out clear and cold on Long Island, but snow moves in just before the evening commute, forecasters said. Temperatures are likely to top out in the mid-30s on Saturday and Sunday , both of which should be mostly sunny. Precipitation will stick around throughout the day Monday, however, as temperatures warm into the middle and upper 30's the valleys will transition ... Read More »

Firefighter killed battling California wildfire


Iverson had a passion for firefighting, Cal Fire spokesman Jon Heggie told the newspaper . He started with Cal Fire in 2009. Fire officials said Iverson leaves behind a toddler daughter and a wife pregnant with their second child. That surpassed a blaze that burned inland Santa Barbara County a decade ago. More than 1,000 fire engines and 32 helicopters were involved in battling that fire alone, the agency said. Read More »

Natural disaster hits Indonesia's Java island, deaths reported


There are no reports of damage or injury from Thursday's quakes. There were reports of collapsed buildings near the epicenter, the Associated Press reported, and National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said there was one confirmed death and reports of several more. Read More »

But are fare hikes worth paying for new rail tunnels?


NY will contribute $1.75 billion, Port Authority is committed for $2.7 billion, and the federal government would pay roughly $17 to $18 billion. Were that to happen, the number of rush-hour trains would plummet from 24 per hour to six if one of the tunnel's two tubes had to be closed for repairs. Read More »

President, first lady's official White House Christmas portrait released


U.S. President Donald J. Trump and the first lady Melania Trump are welcomed by Hamburg's Mayor Olaf Scholz as they arrive at Hamburg Airport for the Hamburg G20 economic summit on July 6, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. The first couple are dressed in all black and are holding hands . The White House shared a video of Melania decorating the property and preparing for the season back in November. Read More »

Police open fire on man with knife at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam


Check back for updates. "The man is known to the police in connection with previous violent incidents". Officers shot the man in the leg and arrested him before transporting him to a hospital. Schiphol Plaza, which houses shops, bars and restaurants, was evacuated but not the parts of the airport behind the check-in area and security checks, airport spokeswoman Roos van der Ven said . Read More »

'Apprentice' star turned Trump aide leaves White House

And like many other Black women in media , she didn't hold back. The former White House staff member sat down with "GMA" on Thursday to discuss her planned tell-all about her time in the Trump administration. "Did you see any part of her story?" "But I don't - I'm not really sure". Omarosa Manigault and her fiancé tie the knot at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. Read More »

You're fired: White House apprentice Omarosa Manigault Newman shown the door


He did not know if she raised her objections with the president. Some published reports said Secret Service officers had physically removed Manigault Newman from the complex. Donald Trump's least presidential moments so far. Manigault Newman also worked briefly as a low-level aide in the White House during former President Bill Clinton's tenure. Read More »

94-year-old woman arrested after refusing to leave care home


Authorities have also reportedly said they have tried to get help for Ms Fitzgerald from her family as well as other agencies but claim she has refused any offers of help. Terri Goldberg, a Franklin House resident, told WKMG: "I feel like everything was done that could possibly be done to help her I feel a lot of this was brought on herself". Read More »

East Jerusalem is Palestine's capital: OIC


The extraordinary summit was called by President Erdogan in his capacity as the Chair of OIC, which has promised to take the discussion on Trump's Jerusalem move to the UN General Assembly if the UN Security Council fails to take any action. Read More »

ISIL Weapons Traced To US And Saudi Arabia


The report also added that more than 50 percent of the weaponry used by IS was manufactured by China and Russian Federation, largely from equipment captured from the government of Iraq and Syria. All of the items examined were made in European Union countries and, in passing them onto armed groups in Syria, the USA and Saudi broke contractual clauses prohibiting their retransfer. Read More »