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President Attends 5th AU/EU Summit In Cote D'Ivoire President Attends 5th AU/EU Summit In Cote D'Ivoire
- December 02, 2017

Africa has 60 percent of its population under the age of 25, a demographic asset that has created a huge labor pool yet to be fully utilized, due to such hurdles as a lack of industrialization. This year marks exactly 10 years since the EU-Africa relations began with the adoption of the joint Africa-EU strategy. The UN refugee agency UNHCR said 148,200 migrants and refugees have taken the Mediterranean routes to enter Europe in the first nine months of 2017, and 2,700 people reportedly died ... (more...)
Bay Area and Door County Humane societies to join Wisconsin Humane Society Bay Area and Door County Humane societies to join Wisconsin Humane Society
- December 02, 2017

Almost Home Humane Society is open until 6 p.m. today and from noon until 4 p.m. on Saturday. "It's a lifelong commitment as long as you have your dog". (more...)
Pelosi calls on Democratic congressman to resign amid sexual misconduct report Pelosi calls on Democratic congressman to resign amid sexual misconduct report
- December 02, 2017

The woman, identified only as Samantha, said Kihuen propositioned her for dates and sex despite her repeated rejections. When she left the campaign in April 2016 because of the ongoing advances, Samantha told a staffer at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, which was involved with the campaign - but does not set human-resources rules - about her experience. (more...)
Mattis departs for five-day Middle East trip Mattis departs for five-day Middle East trip
- December 02, 2017

According to US Department of Defense, Mattis will visit Pakistan, Egypt, Jordan and Kuwait during his tour. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is traveling overseas again, with stops in North Africa, the Middle East and Pakistan on his agenda over the next few days. (more...)
Kawhi Leonard on last steps of injury rehab, according to Gregg Popovich Kawhi Leonard on last steps of injury rehab, according to Gregg Popovich
- December 02, 2017

The Spurs have a 7-3 record during their last 10-game stretch and are 4-5 in away games this season. San Antonio ranks second in blocks per game (6.0) while Memphis ranks 24th in blocks allowed per game (5.5). McLemore surpassed his season-high with 11 points in the first half. San Antonio shot 44 percent, and the Spurs are 15-0 when they outshoot an opponent. (more...)
Carjacking suspect shot and killed by San Francisco police after pursuit Carjacking suspect shot and killed by San Francisco police after pursuit
- December 02, 2017

The San Francisco Medical Examiner's office has now identified the suspect as 42-year-old Keita O'Neil. The woman who was driving the white lottery vehicle was assaulted and suffered non-life threatening injuries. No other police officers were injured, and it was not clear what was contained inside the lottery van. The spokesman acknowledged that a window of one police auto was shattered, though he did not have any additional details. (more...)
Supreme Court to hear plea seeking ban on firecrackers across country Supreme Court to hear plea seeking ban on firecrackers across country
- December 02, 2017

Mr Luthra said the court should interpret Section 29 (A) of RPA to empower the ECI to derecognise the political parties if convicted persons head them. The petition said now, even a person who has been convicted for heinous crimes like murder, rape, smuggling, money laundering, loot, sedition, or dacoity, can form a political party and become its president or office bearers. (more...)
Conservatives rebel against House GOP plan to avert shutdown Conservatives rebel against House GOP plan to avert shutdown
- December 02, 2017

Both sides want to give negotiations another chance to produce an agreement with wins for Republicans and Democrats alike. He said if negotiators can't reach a long-term deal by December 22, "then we all need to be here for Christmas". Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.), a hard-right conservative and vocal member of the House Freedom Caucus, proposed passing a five-week stopgap measure that would extend current spending into early 2018. (more...)
Magnitude 2.6 quake strikes near Morgan Hill, CA Magnitude 2.6 quake strikes near Morgan Hill, CA
- December 02, 2017

It was felt across much of Maryland. The town has a population of 3,000 and is frequently hit by quakes. A USGS National Earthquake Information Center spokesperson told Bernews, "The USGS National Earthquake Information Center can indeed confirm that we recorded a small earthquake near Bermuda at about 16:13 UTC on November 10th". (more...)
Orcutt gets into holiday spirit with Christmas tree lighting Orcutt gets into holiday spirit with Christmas tree lighting
- December 02, 2017

Ivey thanked them for all that they do to protect and serve, just before inviting all of the children in attendance to light the big tree. And we all saw the tree lit up. It's scheduled for this upcoming Sunday from 5-9 p.m. and everyone is welcome. The evening will also include live music, sweet treats, food trucks, fun activities, and much more. (more...)
ECU announces future football series with Boise State ECU announces future football series with Boise State
- December 02, 2017

OR led 34-30 at the half before Zach Haney scored to open the second half for Boise State . Boise State knows how to shoot the ball and leads the Mountain West with 85 three-pointers made in seven games. By rallying from a six-point halftime deficit to edge Oregon , Boise State avenged a narrow loss to the Ducks last season and validated a strong start to the new season. (more...)
China Rejects US Opposition to Market Economy Status China Rejects US Opposition to Market Economy Status
- December 02, 2017

In a surprising turn of events, the USA made a formal statement of opposition to the World Trade Organization, fighting against the measure to grant the Chinese market, economy status. While China is branded as "non-market economy", the United States and the European Union may impose tariffs of up to or even over 100 percent, washing billions out of Chinese producers' export profits. (more...)
Cloud Police Identify Suspect in Shooting Cloud Police Identify Suspect in Shooting
- December 02, 2017

Wednesday afternoon. They are looking for 29-year-old Robert Dawson of St. Cloud. Police say they have probable cause to arrest Dawson for first degree assault with a firearm. Shootings also occurred on November 23 and November 26. He is a black man that is six-feet, three inches tall and weighs about 160 pounds. Police are now searching for two St. (more...)
Africa summit aims for evacuation of 3800 migrants risking abuse Africa summit aims for evacuation of 3800 migrants risking abuse
- December 02, 2017

Only increased EU-Africa cooperation on education, employment and integration of youth can defuse the migration time bomb in preparation for the next decades, but the starting point is democracy, the president of the Hellenic-African Chamber told EURACTIV Greece in an interview. (more...)
2 more arrested in gruesome death in Wheaton park 2 more arrested in gruesome death in Wheaton park
- December 02, 2017

Police in Maryland say they have arrested two more people in the death of a man stabbed more than 100 times in an apparent MS-13 gang slaying. Miguel Angel Lopez-Abrego, 19, was arrested in connection with the murder on November 11. He'd been stabbed more than 100 times. They ripped his heart from his chest and threw it into the grave they dug for him. Officials said the body was sent to the medical examiner and they were still attempting to positively identify the remains. (more...)
India wins election to global maritime body India wins election to global maritime body
- December 02, 2017

Germany scored a maximum of 146 votes. "The International Maritime Organization Council elections were held during the 30th Session of the IMO Assembly in London on December 1, 2017". The other countries to make the cut included France (140), Canada (138), Spain (137), Brazil (131), Sweden (129), The Netherlands (124) and the UAE (115). (more...)
Russian Federation accuses U.S. of provoking Kim Jong Un
- December 02, 2017

Yesterday, Washington warned that North Korea's leadership will be "utterly destroyed" if war breaks out as it called on countries to cut all diplomatic and trade ties with North Korea. The air forces of the US and South Korea are scheduled to hold a regular joint drill early this month with six US F-22 Raptor stealth fighters taking part. (more...)
Prosecutor charged with misconduct over police shooting case in Rensselaer County Prosecutor charged with misconduct over police shooting case in Rensselaer County
- December 02, 2017

Schneiderman had sought to intervene in the case, invoking a 2015 executive order signed by Gov. Cuomo empowering the attorney general's office to take over cases where unarmed civilians are killed by police. Days later, the attorney general's office filed a complaint against Abelove, claiming he had flouted a recently-passed state law which automatically refers police killings of unarmed citizens to the attorney general's office for investigation. (more...)
Suspect shot in Calif. hospital shooting Suspect shot in Calif. hospital shooting
- December 02, 2017

Jeremy Blakemore said. The suspect's condition was not immediately known. Responding police reportedly killed the suspect, who entered the hospital from the emergency room exit, according to a source who spoke to ABC . It all happened at about 5 p.m.at the hospital, on Buck Owens Boulevard near the iconic Bakersfield Sign. Police said in a Facebook post Friday that officers are investigating the shooting at Bakersfield Heart Hospital. (more...)
CAF To Assist Nigeria, Other Africa World Cup Reps With $500k Each CAF To Assist Nigeria, Other Africa World Cup Reps With $500k Each
- December 02, 2017

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) says the money is "mainly to strengthen and improve the technical supervision of each team". In the final draw conducted on Friday, Egypt - the first African country to play at the World Cup - have been placed in Group A, alongside hosts Russia, Uruguay and Saudi Arabia. (more...)
Man Killed In Alton Crash Man Killed In Alton Crash
- December 02, 2017

A passing motorist found the wreck along Route 16 and reported it about 9:30 a.m. State Police, Penobscot Sheriff's deputies, Old Town Police, Alton Fire and Rescue responded to the scene. Creighton was charged with manslaughter. Creighton later told police that he was texting at the time of the collision, and also admitted to officers that he may have had marijuana in his system, according to District Attorney Mark Rucci. (more...)
Polémica por videos antimusulmanes en Twitter de Trump Polémica por videos antimusulmanes en Twitter de Trump
- December 02, 2017

El mandatario estadunidense ha defendido la prohibición de entrada de ciudadanos procedentes de varios de mayoría musulmana, religión con la que ha sido muy crítico, aunque la medida ha sido bloqueada temporalmente por los tribunales. Con anterioridad a las declaraciones de May y después de la indignación que esos mensajes causaron en el Gobierno británico, Trump envió un nuevo mensaje e instó a la política europea a que "se preocupe" por el "terrorismo radical islámico". (more...)
New Zimbabwe Cabinet heavy on loyalists, military leaders New Zimbabwe Cabinet heavy on loyalists, military leaders
- December 02, 2017

Gen. Sibusiso Moyo foreign minister and handed Air Marshal Perrance Shiri the sensitive land portfolio. Aside from Moyo and Shiri, leaders of the powerful war veterans' association, who pushed for Mugabe to go after the military intervention, also got cabinet jobs, the BBC reported. (more...)
Cabinet approves National Nutrition Mission Cabinet approves National Nutrition Mission
- December 02, 2017

Women and child development minister Maneka Gandhi, finance minister Arun Jaitley and health and family welfare minister J.P. Nadda in New Delhi on Friday. NNM will ensure convergence, and lead to better results. At the heart of the mission is the use of information communication technology for real-time monitoring of the services delivered by anganwadi workers, frontline community health workers or ASHAs (Accredited social health activists) and auxiliary nurse midwives (ANMs). (more...)
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC)
- December 02, 2017

Capital International Investors now owns 1,758,501 shares of the aerospace company's stock valued at $451,425,000 after buying an additional 124,500 shares during the last quarter. H.C. Wainwright initiated Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. Barclays Capital has "Equal-Weight" rating and $189 target. The company was maintained on Tuesday, December 20 by Stifel Nicolaus. (more...)
Shares Picking Up Steam: The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR)
- December 02, 2017

After $-1.19 actual EPS reported by Caesars Entertainment Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1,347.90% EPS growth. Progressive had a net margin of 5.41% and a return on equity of 15.40%. The stock of The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, June 14 by Wells Fargo. Counselors has invested 0.11% in The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR). (more...)
Worthing bank to close next year Worthing bank to close next year
- December 02, 2017

A spokesman said it was "investing in our more popular branches and shaping our network, replacing traditional bricks and mortar branches with alternative ways to bank, including community bankers , Mobile Bank on Wheels and post offices , so that we can reach even more customers". (more...)
High court sides with First Nations, environmental groups in Yukon dispute High court sides with First Nations, environmental groups in Yukon dispute
- December 02, 2017

The Court of Appeal upheld the trial judge's order to quash the government plan, but ordered that the process resume at an earlier stage - when Yukon first received the recommended plan. In trying to revise the plan, the court said in a unanimous ruling, the territorial government violated 30-year-old treaties between the government and indigenous groups, which gave those groups a role in deciding how their traditional lands should be managed. (more...)
Pope Uses Word 'Rohingya' in Public for First Time on Asia Trip Pope Uses Word 'Rohingya' in Public for First Time on Asia Trip
- December 02, 2017

The pope has asked for their forgiveness on behalf of those who have wronged them and those who have ignored them. The pope looked somber as each member of the group, which included 12 men and four women, including two young girls, told him their stories through interpreters at the end of the gathering. (more...)
Missing Army Veteran Found Buried In Grave In Cactus City Missing Army Veteran Found Buried In Grave In Cactus City
- December 02, 2017

On that date, Jacobson sent a text to a friend saying she was heading to Palm Springs from Big Bear. Eventually, the case was handed over to Ontario police, since she was last seen in the city. Ontario police detectives did another forensic search of the vehicle and discovered new evidence that resulted in the conclusion Jacobson had been killed. (more...)

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