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by | December 08, 2017 | 01:05

Skiing legend Lindsay Vonn is all set to try and receive as many gold medals as she can get at the 2018 Winter Olympics games in South Korea, and even though she'll be there representing her country, she won't be there representing President Donald Trump .

by | December 08, 2017 | 01:01

This comes after the Chinese authorities had leveled allegations that one of India's UAVs had crossed over into Chinese airspace and crashed and now is in custody of Chinese army. They have also had ongoing disputes over sovereignty in other border areas, notably Aksai Chin, a Himalayan region that straddles their territorial demarcation in the west.

by | December 08, 2017 | 01:00

Questions about the President's well-being were raised on Wednesday after he garbled the tail-end of a speech about moving the USA embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. So, what if #DentureDonald started trending on Twitter, Noah suggests. "As disturbing as it was today to watch Donald Trump add fuel to the Middle East conflict, it was even more disturbing to watch the conflict between Donald Trump's teeth and his tongue", " The Daily Show " host said.

by | December 08, 2017 | 00:57

Australia became the 25th country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage after a Bill to do so was passed nearly unanimously through parliament just before 6pm local time (7am Irish time). Australian law says couples must wait 30 days to get married once they apply to do so. The 500 or so people in the gallery were vocal in their disapproval of the amendments.

by | December 08, 2017 | 00:56

A spokesman for the financial firm said this week that he was sacked for 'conduct inconsistent with our values and in violation of our policies'. After losing his Senate campaign, Ford Jr. Ford strongly denied the allegations in a statement, writing: "I support and have tremendous respect for the fearless women now speaking out in this important national dialogue".

by | December 08, 2017 | 00:57

For example, Patrick Fitzgerald was a special counsel who investigated a far narrower subject: a leak that exposed the identity of covert Central Intelligence Agency officer Valerie Plame. Both men admitted to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about their contacts with Russians related to their work for Trump. Last week, Flynn pleaded guilty to a felony charge of lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and agreed to cooperate with Mueller's investigators.

by | December 08, 2017 | 00:55

Most of the wintry showers will fall at night and snow is expected to gather on higher ground. According to Met Eireann, occasional snow showers will occur this evening, tonight and during Friday - with accumulations of up to 3cm expected.

by | December 08, 2017 | 00:55

Exhibit Concepts, headquartered in Vandalia, has spent the past 18 months creating the long-anticipated Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. "The President hopes others will join him in recognizing that the movement was about removing barriers and unifying Americans of all backgrounds".

by | December 08, 2017 | 00:59

Two victims were students at Aztec High School and police said the gunman is also dead . Authorities and other officials in the small town of Aztec near the Colorado border have released few details other than to say the shooter and the two victims all attended Aztec High School.

by | December 08, 2017 | 00:54

He said such an inauguration would be outside the Constitution because Kenya already has a sitting president who took the oath of office on November 28. The AG's warning came hours after Odinga told the United States and other western powers that have advised against the planned swearing-in plan to back off.

by | December 07, 2017 | 07:48

Putin, who first became president after Boris Yeltsin sensationally resigned on New Year's Eve 1999, handed power to his ally Medvedev in 2008 at the end of his second term. They will likely be joined by Ksenia Sobchak, who is the daughter of late former St. Petersburg Mayor Anatoly Sobchak, who was Putin's boss in the 1990s.

by | December 07, 2017 | 07:39

For this snake , the hunters will receive a total of $375. Leon says the Burmese python is causing serious problems for the Everglades. The more of these snakes that can be eliminated, especially females and their eggs, the better chance future generations of native wildlife will have to thrive in the Everglades ecosystem that Floridians have invested billions of dollars to restore.

by | December 07, 2017 | 07:19

Schmidt was the general manager of Volkswagen's U.S. Environment and Engineering office. To view the full article, register now. But Judge Sean Cox sided with prosecutors, calling Schmidt a "key conspirator" who viewed the coverup as an opportunity to "shine" and "climb the corporate ladder".

by | December 07, 2017 | 07:17

The new Starbucks-branded attraction is the first to open outside of the US and roughly twice the size of the original Reserve Roastery in Seattle. As far as other global openings for the Starbucks Reserve Roastery, New York, Milan and Tokyo are under construction, and Shanghai will eventually succumb to the planned store in Chicago which is due to cover a mind-blowing 45,000 square feet.

by | December 07, 2017 | 07:10

When asked whether he intended the references to the sexuality of Bradford and other Democrats in a pejorative way, Metcalfe responded, "I said what I said". By Tuesday evening, the Pennsylvania Democratic Party was calling for Metcalfe's resignation, citing what it called his "repeated racism", and attempts to silence gay lawmakers and hold up anti-discrimination laws before the committee.

by | December 07, 2017 | 07:04

The United States now has approximately 2,000 troops on the ground in Syria, where they have been helping train and advise partner forces in the fight against ISIL. US military personnel will also continue to support local forces in Syria to stabilize liberated territory. The U.S. troops are also focused on training local police forces, ensuring humanitarian aid can flow into areas where it is needed and ensuring local governance where U.S.

by | December 07, 2017 | 07:06

Taggart discussed his Palmetto roots, Manatee High football, former head coach Joe Kinnan and neighborhood friend Peter Warrick, who played at Southeast and FSU before an NFL career, during his press conference. The 41-year old succeeds Jimbo Fisher, who left for Texas A&M Monday after 11 seasons with FSU, including eight as head coach. Cristobal, Oregon's co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coach, is one of the nation's top assistants and recruiters.

by | December 07, 2017 | 07:02

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Borremans said it should be partly sunny and breezy next Tuesday with a high of 26. By this evening, many areas may be experiencing wind chills in the teens and that's likely where we'll start on Wednesday morning.

by | December 07, 2017 | 06:27

The SEC Network's official Twitter account sent out a photo of Hummer driving around Atlanta with a TV strapped to the back with Saturday's SEC Championship game playing over and over. Carlson is the first SEC player to garner Special Teams Player of the Year honors multiple times in his career. Smith was named the MVP of the SEC Championship Game.

by | December 07, 2017 | 04:53

A South Korean defense official who spoke to News 1 said it is likely any funds being allocated toward upgrades will be recorded "at the end of the year". The increasingly tense stand-off between the USA and North Korea may have hit a new high this week. A United Nations spokesman said Feltman will discuss "issues of mutual interest and concern" with Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho and Vice Minister Pak Myong Guk during his visit, which ends on Friday - as does the military drill.

by | December 07, 2017 | 04:33

Still unresolved however is the thorny topic of the Irish border however, with a source telling the paper how "work is needed to find a formula to satisfy Ireland". Ireland has called on Britain to provide details of how it will ensure there is no "regulatory divergence" after Brexit in March 2019 that would require physical border controls.

by | December 07, 2017 | 04:30

UP to 50 people have been reportedly injured after a passenger train collided with a freight train in near Dusseldorf in Germany tonight. The Meerbusch fire department said up to 150 passengers were on the train . Pictures from the scene show firefighters on the scene and the passenger train buckled and damaged. It was not immediately clear what caused the accident.

by | December 07, 2017 | 04:17

No structures were immediately threatened by the so-called Rye Fire , and no injuries were reported. The fire shut down northbound and southbound Interstate 5 near Highway 126 for several hours as smoke and embers made it hard for traffic to move through the area.

by | December 07, 2017 | 03:29

Similarly, in the Nagar Panchyat Chairman polls, the BSP contested in 357 seats in which 268 (75 per cent) of its candidates lost their deposits. The BJP has won only on those seats where EVMs were used, Samajwadi Party's national general secretary Ramgopal Yadav said at a press conference here on Tuesday.

by | December 07, 2017 | 02:58

Judy John Baptiste, a dance teacher at the Basement Dance Studio , says imagining the box is the "first and foremost" thing you need to do. This weekend, video of a Manvel, Texas high school varsity cheer leader went viral, earning over 94,000 retweets all thanks to her " Invisible Box".

by | December 07, 2017 | 02:32

The Charlotte Hornets announced Wednesday that head coach Steve Clifford will step from his role with the team for the immediate future to address his health. Beyond that, he's been an assistant coach in the league nearly steadily since 2000, save for his time as a scout for the Washington Wizards. Charlotte's next game is against the Golden State Warriors, and a road trip featuring the Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rockets follows two other home games.

by | December 07, 2017 | 02:31

Green will use that process to make the House consider his articles of impeachment , which argue that Trump has "brought shame and dishonor to the office of the president" by "sowing discord among the people of the United States". "It is not about Republicans, it is about the fate of our Republic", Green wrote to colleagues Tuesday. "The special counsel's investigation is moving forward as well, and those inquiries should be allowed to continue", she added, referring to Robert Mueller.

by | December 07, 2017 | 02:26

Lt Col Michael Andrews, a Pentagon spokesman, said payments to Pakistan from the fund are still frozen, and that "Secretary Mattis has not yet made a decision on the certification required" by Congress to release the $400 million in counter-terrorism funds for Pakistan in fiscal 2017.

by | December 07, 2017 | 01:52

Al Franken to resign in the wake of a series of allegations of sexual misconduct. Another woman has accused Sen. The senator is under investigation by the Ethics Committee, an investigation he supported himself , and under pressure to step down-which he has resisted-particularly after Sen.

by | December 07, 2017 | 01:48

Delta Air Lines and Alaska Airlines rolled out similar rules, while United Airlines and Southwest Airlines say they're reviewing the issue. "We are saddened by these latest changes to some airline regulations and feel it is a step back not only for travel technology, but that it also presents an obstacle to streamlining and improving the way we all travel", Bluesmart , a smart luggage manufacturer, said in a statement.

by | December 07, 2017 | 01:28

As President Donald Trump announced Monday, the plan called for substantial reduction of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase monuments in Utah, as well as the Cascade-Siskiyou Monument in OR and Gold Butte National Monument in Nevada. Thus, when public comment was sought on the new monument, VVWD requested that the monument boundary be moved south of the Virgin Mountain ridgeline to exclude the valley water sources.

by | December 07, 2017 | 01:27

Many feel that the race was as close as it was because of Bottoms' endorsement by the current mayor, Kasim Reed , whose administration has been accused of corruption and bribery investigation and is allegedly being investigated by the Atlanta City Hall , diving the Black vote.

by | December 07, 2017 | 01:22

The Pope has described Jerusalem as "a unique city, sacred to Jews, Christians, and Muslims". The decision could potentially dismantle 22 years of US foreign policy in the Middle East and would likely enrage Muslims who view Jerusalem as the potential capital of the Palestinian state.

by | December 07, 2017 | 01:22

The area battled gridlocked heavy traffic as ash and smoke churned over the smoldering hillside. What's being called the "Skirball" fire for its location near the Skirball Cultural Center is covering 150 acres in Los Angeles-a separate blaze from the "Thomas" fire that broke out near Ventura earlier this week and has burned over 65,000 acres so far, The New York Times reported .

by | December 07, 2017 | 01:01

Flynn had assured his former associate that USA sanctions against Russian Federation would immediately be "ripped up" by the Trump administration, a move that would help facilitate the deal, the associate told the witness. According to this account, Copson blamed President Barack Obama for the sanctions, stating that he "fucked everything up in my nuclear deal with the sanctions".