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Biden consoles Meghan McCain over father's cancer on 'The View' Biden consoles Meghan McCain over father's cancer on 'The View'
- December 13, 2017

Biden quickly switched seats to sit beside McCain and hold her hand, comforting her as they talked about his son, Beau Biden , who died a few years ago to the same type of cancer John McCain is now battling. "There's a lot of hope, Meghan..." Said Biden, getting up from his chair to sit closer to McCain: "There is hope, and if anyone can make it, your dad". (more...)
Semitrailer hits school bus with 39 students on board in Highlands County Semitrailer hits school bus with 39 students on board in Highlands County
- December 13, 2017

Thirty nine students were on the bus, according to FHP, and two students were flown to Tampa General with serious injuries. According to 10News WTSP, the bus driver and six students were transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. (more...)
Syrian gov't, opposition delegations continue indirect peace talks in Geneva Syrian gov't, opposition delegations continue indirect peace talks in Geneva
- December 13, 2017

He said de Mistura told them about the government's stance. There was no immediate response from the government team in Switzerland. In the meantime, US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert had told reporters in a weekly briefing on Tuesday that the US "believes that the future of Syria will not include Bashar al-Assad". (more...)
Wind could whip up California infernos as officials reveal campfire started blaze Wind could whip up California infernos as officials reveal campfire started blaze
- December 13, 2017

Hospitals across Southern California have deployed several resources and services to help those affected by multiple wildfires now raging across the state, the Los Angeles Times reports. The cost of fighting the fire as of Monday morning was more than $38 million, the agency added. At the University of California, Santa Barbara, final exams set for this week have been postponed, Chancellor Henry Yang said in a letter to the campus community. (more...)
GOP questions political leanings of Mueller team GOP questions political leanings of Mueller team
- December 13, 2017

Rosenstein spoke positively of Mueller's reputation and service, and told the congressman that he has not seen any sufficient reason to relieve Mueller as head of the special counsel. Rosenstein said any decision on the Clinton case would have to wait until the department's inspector general releases its report. Jackson Lee had just five minutes to ask Rosenstein questions during the House Judiciary Committee hearing, and chose to use two of those minutes to confirm that women can report ... (more...)
Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE:DNR)
- December 13, 2017

Denbury Resources (NYSE: DNR ) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 4th. Logan Capital Management Inc increased its stake in Primerica Inc Com (PRI) by 294.15% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Oscar Pistorius sustains 'minor injuries' in prison fight Oscar Pistorius sustains 'minor injuries' in prison fight
- December 13, 2017

The Supreme Court ruling was widely welcomed in his native South Africa, including by the family of his victim. Pistorius was originally found guilty of manslaughter after claiming he shot Steenkamp through a closed bathroom door in 2013 in the belief she was a burglar. (more...)
'We saved your kebab': MEPs vote against ban on doner meat additive 'We saved your kebab': MEPs vote against ban on doner meat additive
- December 13, 2017

A 2012 scientific review showed a link between phosphate additives in food and cardiovascular risk, but the European Food Safety Authority has said it is not possible to attribute this risk to a phosphorus intake. Doner kebab vendors across Europe won a victory in the European Parliament on Wednesday when European Union lawmakers failed to outlaw additives regularly used to preserve taste and moisture. (more...)
Weather Authority: Bitter cold, harsh winds ahead of overnight snow Weather Authority: Bitter cold, harsh winds ahead of overnight snow
- December 13, 2017

Low 14. Wind chills 5 to 10 below zero. The impact so far has been close to a foot of snow at the ski areas, a coating of ice for much of southern Hampshire and southern and eastern ME, and less than a 20th of an inch of rain near Boston. (more...)
Years Later, The 2001 Indian Parliament Attack Is Not Forgotten Years Later, The 2001 Indian Parliament Attack Is Not Forgotten
- December 13, 2017

In the December 13, 2001 attack, the victims included five Delhi Police cops, a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel, two staffers of the Parliament and a gardener. The mastermind behind this shameful attack was terror outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM). - On October 29, 2003, SAR Geelani was acquitted in the case by the Delhi High Court. (more...)
Anderson Cooper Attacks Donald Trump On Twitter, Later Claims He Was Hacked Anderson Cooper Attacks Donald Trump On Twitter, Later Claims He Was Hacked
- December 13, 2017

I guess that really does mean that you can't believe everything that you read on the Internet. Cooper said he wasn't responsible for the tweet, which bashed the president over his support of Moore for the senate race in Alabama. "We are looking into how this happened", he said. Was Anderson Cooper hacked on Twitter? And while we love the tone of the tweet, it doesn't sound like something Cooper would say. (more...)
Two Charged With Murder of Three Children Killed in House Fire Two Charged With Murder of Three Children Killed in House Fire
- December 13, 2017

Two 16-year-old boys rescued themselves from the fire and police said they are keeping an open mind of whether it is gang related. Two people have been charged with the murder of the three children who died in a suspected arson attack on their family home. (more...)
Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to replace Franken in Senate Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to replace Franken in Senate
- December 13, 2017

Dayton's appointment will remain in office until after next November's election, with the victor serving out the remaining two years of Franken's term. Last week Franken, 66, also a Democrat, announced his resignation from the seat he has held since 2009. It's not clear when Smith will head to Washington. (more...)
Steve Bannon misfires, mocks University of Alabama. Oops Steve Bannon misfires, mocks University of Alabama. Oops
- December 13, 2017

King said Bannon, who went back to running Breitbart after being fired from the White House in August, doesn't represent what he and other Republicans stand for. "His act is exhausted, inane and morally vacuous". He also claimed that Tuesday's election results were "a revulsion by people at [Bannon's] style, at his type of divisive views", adding that Bannon "encourages racial division". (more...)
World Bank to stop funding oil and gas projects World Bank to stop funding oil and gas projects
- December 13, 2017

The bank launched the Green Cities Climate Finance Accelerator and said it will provide over US$500mn financing aimed at encouraging additional third party contributions for the development and implementation of city action plans and projects worth a total of US$1.5bn. (more...)
Simon Doull: Black Caps' ODI squad is baffling Simon Doull: Black Caps' ODI squad is baffling
- December 13, 2017

Earlier, captain Jason Holder received suspension after being found three overs short in the first Test in Wellington , which the hosts won by an innings and 67 runs. "You're getting ready to bat". "Obviously that gave them a fair bit of momentum going into when they bowled". Boult was not the only New Zealander to achieve a significant personal milestone during the game with Ross Taylor joining former mentor Martin Crowe and Williamson on 17 Test centuries, the most by a New Zealander, on ... (more...)
Omarosa Manigault Newman to leave the White House in January Omarosa Manigault Newman to leave the White House in January
- December 13, 2017

Her acquiescence comes after the White House declared recently that representative national security consultant Dina Powell will advance down from her position ahead of schedule one year from now. Earlier this month, a White House source confirmed to NBC News that there was a plan being discussed to replace Tillerson with CIA Director Mike Pompeo , who has grown close to Trump over the months. (more...)
Healthcare.gov enrollment deadline is this Friday Healthcare.gov enrollment deadline is this Friday
- December 13, 2017

In the meantime, "Kansans should not miss this year's opportunity to enroll and take advantage of the free enrollment assistance provided by Navigators and other certified assisters", Weisgrau said. Through the Marketplace, many Kansans may be eligible for the Advanced Premium Tax Credits, which help lower monthly insurance premiums. New activity - including plans selected and paid coverage - are similar to 2017 Open Enrollment. (more...)
Light wind Tuesday in central Oklahoma, wildfire threat returns Wednesday Light wind Tuesday in central Oklahoma, wildfire threat returns Wednesday
- December 13, 2017

Winds will shift and come from the south tomorrow - gusty at times - raising temps to roughly 15 degrees above average. Weekend warm-up: upper 50s with increasing clouds on Saturday , lower 60s with scattered rain showers returning Sunday . (more...)
AMC Theatres Sets Sights on Saudi Arabia AMC Theatres Sets Sights on Saudi Arabia
- December 13, 2017

The measure is part of a wide scale reform planned by the Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman to overhaul the country's struggling economy. "The Ministry of Culture and Information has gone a long way in studying the cinema sector in the Kingdom in order to prepare the necessary executive framework that could lead to creating an integrated cinematic experience, and provide a cultural and recreational experience for the entire family", Al-Muammar said. (more...)
State trooper shot in Jeffersonville identified State trooper shot in Jeffersonville identified
- December 13, 2017

Evans got back to his police vehicle and pursued Kays, but Kays was able to escape and returned to his home on Huston Drive where he was later taken into custody by the Jeffersonville Police Department and the Clark County Sheriffs Office. His injuries are not expected to be life-threatening. "Keep out trooper in your prayers and hopefully the prognosis we had early on continues to be for both the trooper and the suspect that was shot also", he said. (more...)
During hearing on drying up of temple pond, Pak SC lambastes administration During hearing on drying up of temple pond, Pak SC lambastes administration
- December 13, 2017

In suo moto notice case of Katas Raj , Supreme Court has ordered the cement factories to fill up the pond of temple within a week. The hearing was then adjourned until Wednesday (today). The chief justice further said the court will not leave the issue till concrete action was taken. The pilgrims who visited the holy site had to bring their own idols to perform their rituals. (more...)
No Chanting Mantras, Ringing Of Bells At Amarnath Shrine: Green Court No Chanting Mantras, Ringing Of Bells At Amarnath Shrine: Green Court
- December 13, 2017

As per the orders by an NGT bench headed by chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, there should be no ringing of bells in the cave temple. As per the order of the NGT, now devotees can not carry their mobiles or other belongings beyond the last check post of Amarnath Yatra . (more...)
Maharashtra CMs wife trolled on Twitter for promoting Christmas Maharashtra CMs wife trolled on Twitter for promoting Christmas
- December 13, 2017

She was accused by a section of social media for "promoting evangelism", "luring Hindus into the fold of Christianity" and "encouraging Christian missionaries" by "promoting their agenda". "What mattered to me was the smiles on the faces of these poor children but the whole thing was showcased in absolutely negative light", Amruta Fadnavis told Indian Express . (more...)
Chennai police inspector shot dead in Rajasthan Chennai police inspector shot dead in Rajasthan
- December 13, 2017

The inspector was part of an eight-member special team which went to arrest two suspects in the burglary of a jewelry store in Chennai's Kolathur. The robbery had taken place on November 16, when the owner of the gold shop and his father had gone out for lunch. (more...)
Rahul Gandhi Visits Jagannath Temple In Ahmedabad Rahul Gandhi Visits Jagannath Temple In Ahmedabad
- December 13, 2017

With just one day left for electioneering for the second phase of the Gujarat elections , Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought to play mind games with the Opposition, claiming that the Congress had admitted defeat in the first phase of the polls as it had been levelling allegations of EVM tampering. (more...)
Modi eats Taiwanese mushrooms that cost Rs 80000 a piece: Alpesh Thakore Modi eats Taiwanese mushrooms that cost Rs 80000 a piece: Alpesh Thakore
- December 13, 2017

Thakore went onto say that Modi used to be as dark as him in terms of complexion, but the mushrooms have made him fair now. "Someone told me that you can't eat what Modi ji eats, because it's not a food for the poor", Thakor said during an election rally . (more...)
Personal costs for 'flagrant' court abuser Zuma Personal costs for 'flagrant' court abuser Zuma
- December 13, 2017

Zuma had attempted "to stymie the fulfilment of a constitutional obligation by the office of the Public Protector" in delaying the State of Capture report, said Judge Dunstan Mlambo, in a unanimous judgement by a full bench that ordered Zuma to personally pay the cost of the litigation. (more...)
Pakistan Submits Reply To ICJ, Dismisses India's Stance On Kulbhushan Jadhav Pakistan Submits Reply To ICJ, Dismisses India's Stance On Kulbhushan Jadhav
- December 13, 2017

On December 08, Pakistan allowed Jadhav to meet his mother and wife on December 25. Highly placed sources say that Pakistan will "reject" all "claims" made by India in front of the worldwide court regarding "consular access" to Jadhav. Pakistani security agencies on March 24, 2016 apprehended an "on-duty RAW agent" from Balochistan. On May 18, the ICJ ordered Pakistan to halt his execution, after India approached the Hague-based worldwide court. (more...)
NY bombing suspect's wife 'didn't know about radicalization' NY bombing suspect's wife 'didn't know about radicalization'
- December 13, 2017

The three wounded victims had relatively minor complaints such as ringing in their ears and headaches. "This was an attempted terrorist attack", he said. "The chain was initiated by the suspect's relative who became a U.S. Citizen after entering the country via a visa lottery program", a spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security wrote on Twitter. (more...)

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