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by | December 06, 2017 | 00:41

It was a year in which nearly every sector of society was mashed together or clashing on social media, with the "Tweeter in Chief", President Donald Trump , leading the way. The Charlottesville tweet came in at No. 2, with 1.7 million retweets. The social media platform's most shared tweet of the year was from a 17-year-old Nevada resident who asked U.S.

by | December 06, 2017 | 00:29

The Lebanese government also announced Tuesday that it was reaffirming its policy of "disassociation" from regional conflicts, adopted in 2013 in an attempt to insulate the country from the war in neighboring Syria. Hariri's planned departure was seen as the latest fallout from the proxy war between Sunni-majority Saudia Arabia and Shiite-majority Iran , who back different sides in Syria and Yemen's civil wars.

by | December 06, 2017 | 00:16

Moneycontrol News India's domestic air traffic beat China's growth by double, according to data from the International Air Transport Association ( IATA ) on Monday. In terms of average net profit per departing passenger, global airlines are expecting to see a higher US$8.90 compared with US$8.45 in 2017. Europe's airlines are in second place with an anticipated US$11.5 billion in profit, boosted by economic recovery in their home markets as well as some consolidation in that region.

by | December 05, 2017 | 17:53

Fog was the main weather headline early on Monday , as locally dense fog reduced visibilities to near or less than one-quarter of a mile across parts of the area. North wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. A decent soaking is expected with a half inch to an inch of rain possible from Tuesday afternoon into the overnight.

by | December 05, 2017 | 17:48

A yellow warning for snow has been put in place for the Exmouth, Budleigh, Sidmouth and Honiton areas from 00.05am on Friday (December 8) until 6pm on Saturday (December 9). The warning said: "Some roads and railways likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and for train services". Met Office deputy chief forecaster, Chris Bulmer, said: "On Friday conditions will be cold enough for any showers that we do see to fall as snow across the country.

by | December 05, 2017 | 17:13

After news came that he had been fired, Masterson issued a statement to TMZ , denying the women's allegations and expressing concern over Netflix's decision. Four women came forward in March 2017 to accuse Masterson of raping them over a decade ago. A petition on Care 2 calling for Netflix to cancel the show had more than 38,000 supporters.

by | December 05, 2017 | 17:10

Germany's largest bank received a subpoena from Mueller several weeks ago to provide information on certain money and credit transactions, the person said, without giving details, adding key documents had been handed over in the meantime. The bank told Bloomberg, in a statement, that it had always cooperated with investigating authorities. 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.

by | December 05, 2017 | 17:05

Anderson, 24, was averaging 9.0 points, 6.1 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 22 games this season entering Monday's meeting. Pau Gasol hit for 15 points, Gay and Manu Ginobili added 12 points each, and Danny Green, Mills and Davis Bertans scored 11 points apiece for the Spurs, who have won five of their past six games.

by | December 05, 2017 | 17:01

However; Singh said it won't be fair to the driver because they will only get paid for the time they're moving and not the time they're waiting for a load. The ELD will replace paper logs and keep more precise track of their hours. Some truckers in Kansas said a new rule aimed at protecting you on the road, could do the opposite.

by | December 05, 2017 | 17:04

The court, during yesterday's hearing granted one week exemption to Nawaz from appearing before court. Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar Awan departed for London from Lahore's Allama Iqbal International Airport early Tuesday morning.

by | December 05, 2017 | 16:38

He later escaped with help from supporters and led them on a march toward parliament, where they planned to call for President Petro Poroshenko to resign. He left the country in 2013. His stand-off with Mr Poroshenko ignited long-simmering popular discontent with the slow pace of the president's much-promised reforms.

by | December 05, 2017 | 16:29

Sorry, Mom, you're gonna find me like this'. But even after news spread that Rosalie committed suicide, the family says students still made fun of her, posting an image of her face near a grave online, mocking her death. they're still there, and my daughter's gone". "Now, I just have to think about what she could have done or what she could have become, now it's just a memory".

by | December 05, 2017 | 16:26

The state senator, who has been in office for about a year, said he had planned to run for re-election next year for his current statehouse seat but would give up that race to run for his great-uncle's seat in Washington. Mr. Trump now has 15 women who have accused him of sexual harassment. 'But we hope that you will pray for the congressman's good health and we hope and we hope that you will also understand that there is a bitter double edged sword to those that would accuse especially, ...

by | December 05, 2017 | 16:07

Israeli officials have repeatedly said that Tel Aviv would not allow Iran to turn Syria into its military foothold. The Russian-proposed ceasefire in the Eastern Ghouta area of Syria has been widely observed, a war monitor and a witness said on Wednesday, as a delegation from Damascus arrived in Geneva to join peace talks there.

by | December 05, 2017 | 14:12

Paramedics desperately tried to stabilise the condition of two critically injured people. The four are all believed to be from IL and had flown into Shannon Airport earlier yesterday for the funeral of a relative in Co Wexford. The lorry driver and his passenger avoided serious injury, although the driver was treated at the scene for severe shock. Emergency services are still at the scene and the road will be closed until tomorrow afternoon at the earliest , gardaí say.

by | December 05, 2017 | 12:54

In a statement, the court said Judge Pablo Llarena, in charge of the case, chose to withdraw the warrant as the five have said they want to come back to Spain to participate in regional elections. "This is a very clear attempt to win these elections without political adversaries", she said. A government-run poll published Monday indicated that pro-independence parties would lose their slim majority in Catalonia's parliament.

by | December 05, 2017 | 12:07

The Cold War-style standoff comes as investigations continue into Russian attempts to influence the outcome of the 2016 presidential elections. Russia's justice ministry on Tuesday designated nine USA media outlets , including the Voice Of America, as "foreign agents".

by | December 05, 2017 | 09:18

Several candidates had already announced prior to the October World Cup qualifiers, with Gulati considered the strongest should he choose to run. "I spent a lot of time thinking about it and talking about it with people in many different positions - many of whom told me I should run", Gulati told ESPN on Monday .

by | December 05, 2017 | 08:26

Conditions will stay mostly cloudy for the day, with rain showers likely at times. The strong cold front crosses southeast MI between 5:00 and 8:00 a.m. Thursday: Sunny with a high near 47. Thursday , Dec. 7 - Sunny, with a high near 74. Mostly cloudy Friday night , with lows near 20 degrees (-6 to -7 degrees Celsius).

by | December 05, 2017 | 08:01

Tarantino himself, meanwhile, is gearing up to direct his ninth film, an ensemble period drama set in Los Angeles that Sony will handle. Paramount is putting together a room full of screenwriters and they will hear Tarantino's take and shape his " Star Trek " idea into a movie.

by | December 05, 2017 | 06:55

Copeland and other officers present were shot at by the suspect, "much like in an ambush type of situation". "Today was his day off". He worked just about every day off to provide for his kids and because he knows we're shorthanded and we need the help.

by | December 05, 2017 | 06:45

But he also committed five turnovers - including four in the first-half - and was part of a defense with more holes than Kyrie Irving's flat-earth theory. With their top two scorers out, NY (11-11) turned to Michael Beasley , who had 21 points. The Knicks are now 11-11 this season. Indiana, meanwhile, are 7-2 against the spread in their last nine overall and have covered in nine of their last 11 home games against the Knicks.

by | December 05, 2017 | 06:25

ABC said that the Flynn confidant cited in its initial report "later clarified that during the campaign, Trump assigned Flynn and a small circle of other senior advisers to find ways to fix relations with Russian Federation and other hot spots".

by | December 05, 2017 | 06:23

The invitation, first informally issued in September, was confirmed on 30 November - the day after North Korea launched its most recent missile. But Dujarric said that "I have no doubt that regional issues will come up in the discussions" with Abe and that "I would be surprised if they didn't".

by | December 05, 2017 | 03:47

While not as serious as an Ice Storm Warning or a Winter Storm Warning , NWS says a Winter Weather Advisory is issued whenever freezing rain is expected or 2 - 4 inches of snow is in the forecast. Areas to the south and southeast of Mitchell will receive less snow accumulation while areas to the north and northeast will see more. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

by | December 05, 2017 | 03:11

U.S. District Judge Timothy Corrigan issued sentences for Brown and two co-conspirators, her former chief of staff Ronnie Simmons and One Door founder Carla Wiley , at the Bryan Simpson U.S. Instead, prosecutors said the money was used to pay for special events hosted or put on in her name, National Football League and concert tickets and other personal financial matters.

by | December 05, 2017 | 03:07

The announcement that the high court sided with the administration, which had requested a lifting of lower courts' rulings preventing full enforcement of the travel ban, came in a terse order without explanation of its reasoning. This comes days after Trump provoked global outrage by retweeting three Islamophobic videos, purporting to show Muslims committing violent acts, posted by a leader of a British far-right group.

by | December 05, 2017 | 03:07

Clement, a lawyer representing the NCAA, the National Basketball Association, the NFL and others. Chris Christie's challenge on Monday to a federal law that bans most states from sports betting . In 2012, with voters' support, state lawmakers authorized sports betting at the state's casinos and racetracks. "So the citizens of the state of New Jersey are bound to obey a law that the state doesn't want but that the federal government compels the state to have", said Justice Anthony M.

by | December 05, 2017 | 02:49

Maduro added that the petro would support the nation to advance in areas of financial sovereignty, to move past financial obstructions and to make successful financial transactions. This announcement of the state-owned government controlled cryptocurrency has against confused many of its citizens as the usual concept around virtual digital currencies is that they are not backed by any banks.

by | December 05, 2017 | 02:23

According to the filing , Manafort, who was indicted by Mueller's team in October, was working on the article as recently as last week, and hoped it would influence public opinion of him. Initially, Manafort's lawyers had said in their court filing that the special counsel's office was willing to accept the proposed terms of his release.

by | December 05, 2017 | 02:15

Speaking at a forum, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said Qatar's leader has accepted the invitation to attend, amid the region's worst political crisis in years. On June 5, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt and Bahrain cut diplomatic ties with Qatar and imposed a land, air and sea blockade on their Gulf neighbour.

by | December 05, 2017 | 02:14

Mattis meets with Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi during a visit to Islamabad , Dec. 4, 2017. He said the US has been direct about its expectations from Pakistan. "I believe that we work hard on finding the common ground, and then we work together, so that's the approach I want to take". Separately, a Pakistani Islamist accused of masterminding a bloody 2008 assault in the Indian city of Mumbai was freed from house arrest.

by | December 05, 2017 | 02:11

So tell us, what do you not understanding about the tax bills in play? Concerned? Excited? What might the bill mean for you in the short and long-term? On the website PredictIt on Sunday, bettors were assigning an 80 percent probability to Congress passing a corporate tax cut by the end of 2017, up from 35 percent on November 17.

by | December 05, 2017 | 02:06

The Assembly will hire an outside law firm to investigate the claim by Sacramento lobbyist Pamela Lopez. Lopez on Monday filed a complaint against Dababneh with the Assembly Rules Committee, telling reporters she waited nearly two years to act out of fear of retaliation and mistrust of the legislature's system for handling sexual harassment claims.

by | December 05, 2017 | 02:02

Washington did move up to No. 11 and that will be good enough to get the Pac-12 a second team, along with champion USC, into New Year's Six bowl game. That game was at the Rose Bowl, although it wasn't the official Rose Bowl game, which was between Ohio State and OR that season. The fourth slot was controversial because Ohio State was the Big Ten Champion, but they had two losses in the regular season.