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Brandis tipped to replace Downer in UK Brandis tipped to replace Downer in UK
- December 18, 2017

He will exit on a high note, after almost 18 years in Parliament, having helped lead the case for the historic legalisation of same-sex marriage and having introduced a sweeping package of laws created to curb foreign interference in Australia's democratic systems and processes. (more...)
South Korea, USconduct exercises for removing North Korea weapons South Korea, USconduct exercises for removing North Korea weapons
- December 18, 2017

Per capita incomes averaged 1.46 million won ($1,340) in the North past year, Statistics Korea said in statement, up five per cent. In July the South's central bank estimated the North's GDP to have grown 3.9 percent last year-faster that the South's 2.8 percent, albeit from a much lower base. (more...)
MNANGAGWA LINE UP: Gen. Sibanda Replaces Chiwenga As New Army Boss MNANGAGWA LINE UP: Gen. Sibanda Replaces Chiwenga As New Army Boss
- December 18, 2017

Mnangagwa has promised to fill the positions in the next few days. He was among senior government officials placed under sanctions by the United States and European Union although the latter removed him from its list of restricted individuals in 2014. (more...)
The US Pentagon's secret investigation into UFOs The US Pentagon's secret investigation into UFOs
- December 18, 2017

He made a beeline for the 40-foot, oval-shaped object. "Then they either dropped out of radar range or shot straight back up", the US Navy report states. Defense Department budgets worth hundreds of billions of dollars. "The Advanced Aviation Threat Identification Program ended in the 2012 timeframe". (more...)
North Korea 'agent' charged with WMD sale plot in Australia North Korea 'agent' charged with WMD sale plot in Australia
- December 18, 2017

The Australian Federal Police arrested Monday a man on suspicion of attempting to sell missile parts for Pyongyang. "We believe this man participated in discussions about the sale of missile componentry from North Korea to other entities overseas as another attempt to try and raise revenue for the government in North Korea , again in breach of the sanctions", said Australian Federal Police Assistant Commissioner Neil Gaughan in a statement. (more...)
Weather Advisory is in Effect for Halton Weather Advisory is in Effect for Halton
- December 18, 2017

Storm total snowfall amounts will range from 15 to 25 centimetres with the highest amounts falling near the US border, while some regions in the Kootenays may get more than 25 cm from this storm. The current temperature is 0°C with a high of 3°C expected later this afternoon. Tuesday will see the majority of the snowfall with 15 cm of snow falling. (more...)
Trump Blasts "Tattered" FBI Shortly Before Giving A Speech At Quantico
- December 18, 2017

Flynn's cooperation could enable Mueller to charge Trump with obstruction of justice, although there's no sign that the prosecutor plans to take that step. I have nothing to do with Russian Federation, everybody knows it. By the time Trump and Clinton started receiving their classified intelligence briefings in August 2016, Trump's son, son-in-law, and campaign chairman had already met with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower on the promise of obtaining "dirt" on Clinton; then-campaign chairman ... (more...)
Obama accused of blocking US Hezbollah cocaine inquiry Obama accused of blocking US Hezbollah cocaine inquiry
- December 18, 2017

But by tossing a string of roadblocks holding back the project, Obama administration officials helped allow the 35-year-old anti-Israel criminal enterprise to evolve into a major global security threat bankrolling terrorist and military operations, the report added. (more...)
Syria's Assad Meets Russian Official, Calls US-Backed Militias 'Traitors' Syria's Assad Meets Russian Official, Calls US-Backed Militias 'Traitors'
- December 18, 2017

Speaking about potential joint projects of Syria and Russia, Rogozin mentioned oil-producing facilities, restoration of infrastructure facilities, railways, port, and electricity. "France's hands are covered in Syrian blood and it has no right to evaluate any peace conference. All their statements mean nothing to us and have no value". (more...)
Slain former National Basketball Association player's ex-wife charged and arrested for 2010 murder Slain former National Basketball Association player's ex-wife charged and arrested for 2010 murder
- December 18, 2017

When officers were informed of the call eight days later, Wright's badly decomposing body was located by using cell towers. He'd been shot multiple times, according to the indictment. While Wright did collect $ 1 million life insurance policy, investigators have yet to say what the motive for the crime was. Gen. Amy Weirich talks during a press conference about the arrest of Sherra Wright-Robinson. (more...)
South Africa's Ramaphosa wins election as ANC president South Africa's Ramaphosa wins election as ANC president
- December 18, 2017

Duarte said there is nothing unusual about delays in confirming the credentials of delegates as "we do it for the credibility of delegates". In his speech to the delegates, Mr Zuma said the party was facing "enormous challenges" as he urges delegates to remain united. (more...)
Trump transition lawyer accuses Mueller of unlawfully obtaining emails Trump transition lawyer accuses Mueller of unlawfully obtaining emails
- December 18, 2017

However, some of the president's allies believe this is delusional, wishful thinking - and they fear what Trump will do if that exoneration letter never comes. On Sunday, former Trump campaign aide Michael Caputo called the investigation an "attack on the presidency" and told CNN there are " more and more indications that the Mueller investigation is off the rails". (more...)
Federal Judge Announces Retirement After Sexual Misconduct Allegations Federal Judge Announces Retirement After Sexual Misconduct Allegations
- December 18, 2017

Last week, Heidi Bond, who clerked for Kozinski from 2006 to 2007, told the Washington Post that the judge had asked her to view inappropriate material on a workplace computer. The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judge said he was retiring immediately to avoid being a distraction for the federal judiciary. "Nor would such a battle be good for my beloved federal judiciary", he said. (more...)
There it is: Democrats now want Al Franken to stay There it is: Democrats now want Al Franken to stay
- December 18, 2017

Manchin could face a tough reelection in 2018. The West Virginia senator stressed that he believes it would be appropriate for Franken to step down if the allegations are proved true. Gillibrand has said that sending a clear message of zero tolerance is important, and that she was anxious that the Ethics Committee process was being used as a shield. (more...)
Amtrak train auto dangling over interstate after derailment in Washington Amtrak train auto dangling over interstate after derailment in Washington
- December 18, 2017

Emergency services are on the scene after a train derailed onto a motorway in the U.S. state of Washington. Amtrak tweeted that it was aware of an incident that involved Train 501 but did not immediately provide details. On WSDOT's website is a notice to "watch for Amtrak Cascades trains running along I-5", saying the new route takes an "inland corridor". "We are passing traffic on I-5". (more...)
Puerto Rico orders review of official Hurricane Maria death toll Puerto Rico orders review of official Hurricane Maria death toll
- December 18, 2017

More than 500 people remain in shelters, government reports say. Officials have said the average number of daily deaths increased from 82 to 117 after the storm, with a total of 2,838 deaths reported in September, a 20% increase from the 2,366 deaths reported for the same month in 2016 and up from 2,242 in September 2015. (more...)
Jayda Fransen: Twitter suspends Britain First leader retweeted by Donald Trump Jayda Fransen: Twitter suspends Britain First leader retweeted by Donald Trump
- December 18, 2017

It had been expected that the policy could lead to a crack down on far-right users, including those associated with the alt-right, with the Britain First pair being two of the most high-profile accounts suspended so far. Mr Dorsey said the site had "mistakenly pointed to the wrong reason" the videos remained online, with the company adding its current media policy had not been violated, but would "continue to re-evaluate and examine our policies as the world around us evolves". (more...)
Adani ends Carmichael partnership with Downer Adani ends Carmichael partnership with Downer
- December 18, 2017

But Adani reviewed the project after Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk vetoed a Federal Government loan to build the railway. The split comes after Downer was the target of a nationwide activist campaign pressuring them to quit the Carmichael project in central Queensland. (more...)
Isaiah Thomas may return for Boston Celtics-Cleveland Cavs game January 3 Isaiah Thomas may return for Boston Celtics-Cleveland Cavs game January 3
- December 18, 2017

Charania added that Thomas believes he could play now , but the Cavaliers want to make sure he will stay healthy for the duration of the season. Without question, Isaiah Thomas is itching to play. He will provide consistency to the starting point guard spot for Cleveland and another scoring threat to its already prolific offense. But the most intriguing matchup is the next night, in Boston on January 3. (more...)
Disgraced RTE producer to appear in court in the United Kingdom today Disgraced RTE producer to appear in court in the United Kingdom today
- December 18, 2017

That between the same dates he attempted to incite a girl aged 13 to 15 to engage in sexual activity. The two charges relate to a period of time between July 1st and November 18th 2017, when Creaven travelled to Leeds with the intention of committing the crimes in a city centre hotel. (more...)
Police Drone Sparks Dramatic Rescue Of Woman Trapped In Mine Shaft Police Drone Sparks Dramatic Rescue Of Woman Trapped In Mine Shaft
- December 18, 2017

Ms Charty's family and police held serious concerns as temperatures soared to more than 40C over the weekend. "Due to poor light, loss of light in the evening, the search was restricted to vehicle searching, due to the number of mines there and just the dangers associated with the area", Mr Checkley said. (more...)
Congress-supported Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani wins Vadgam constituency Congress-supported Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani wins Vadgam constituency
- December 18, 2017

Manibhai Vaghela of Congress moved to Ider constituency to make way for Jignesh in Vadgam. The constituency has 16% Dalits and 25% Muslim population. Alpesh Thakor, 40, was trailing initially but picked up soon to take a lead in Radhanpur, one of the largest constituencies in Gujarat. During the campaigning, Thakor attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and even went on to say that the prime minister has glowing skin as he have mushrooms especially ordered from Taiwan everyday. (more...)
Princess Charlotte to start nursery school in January Princess Charlotte to start nursery school in January
- December 18, 2017

The royal couple also released a new family photograph that will feature on their official Christmas card. The picture, taken by royal photographer Chris Jackson, shows the duke posing with Prince George while Charlotte stands in front of the duchess. (more...)
United States airforce base in Suffolk on lockdown after 'car rams gate' United States airforce base in Suffolk on lockdown after 'car rams gate'
- December 18, 2017

The Royal Air Force (RAF) base is used by the US Air Force . Personnel at an RAF base in Suffolk have been told to "seek shelter" after a security incident today. RAF Mildenhall is on lockdown following a disturbance at the main entrance gates. The Ministry of Defence said it was aware of the incident. Around 150 peace campaigners from the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament demanded the removal of around 100 nuclear bombs at Lakenheath in 2006. (more...)
Two people dead after blaze at Cameron House hotel Two people dead after blaze at Cameron House hotel
- December 18, 2017

Two adults and one child, who are thought to be from the same family, were taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow just before 7am. "It's a really lovely hotel, I'm so sorry to see this", she said. A spokeswoman said: "Operations Control has mobilised a total of 12 appliances to the scene". Firefighters are still at the scene, the Scottish Fire and Rescue told Business Insider in a statement. (more...)
Palestinians call for protests as Pence visits Jerusalem
- December 18, 2017

Palestinians waving a Palestinian flag during a protest on Friday near the border with Israel against the U.S. president's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Tens of Palestinians were also injured on Saturday while attending angry demonstration against the United States decision. Ibrahim Abu Thurayya, 29, was one of four Palestinians killed in clashes with Israeli troops Friday, the Palestinian Health Ministry said. (more...)
Spellings, Jr. Sells 9379 Shares of Exxon Mobil Co. (XOM) Stock
- December 18, 2017

The stock increased 0.28% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $146.69. About 5.80M shares traded or 113.77% up from the average. More notable recent Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM ) news were published by: Fool.com which released: "Why ExxonMobil Corporation's Dividend Isn't Safe" on December 01, 2017, also Reuters.com with their article: "ExxonMobil, Chevron, Shell paid no tax in Australia for 2016" published on December 07, 2017, Reuters.com published: "Exxon to provide ... (more...)
Nawaz Sharif, Maryam return to Lahore after London visit Nawaz Sharif, Maryam return to Lahore after London visit
- December 18, 2017

The family had flown to London on Dec 5 to visit ailing Kulsoom Nawaz who is undergoing treatment for lymphoma at a London hospital. Nawaz Sharif had departed for London on December 4 after being exempted from appearing before the court to attend to his ailing wife Begum Kulsoom Nawaz. (more...)
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to marry May 19 on FA Cup day Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to marry May 19 on FA Cup day
- December 18, 2017

The announcement was made on Friday by Kensington Palace, which also confirmed the previous details of their wedding ceremony location at St. George's Chapel. With other members of the royal family she will attend the traditional Christmas Day church service at St Mary Magdalene church. By the time of the wedding, Prince Harry will be sixth in line to the throne (before his new nephew or niece is born in April he will remain fifth) but that will not diminish interest in this occasion. (more...)
LHC declares appointment of Absar Alam as Pemra chairman illegal LHC declares appointment of Absar Alam as Pemra chairman illegal
- December 18, 2017

Federal government's lawyer had denied the accusations and requested to dismiss the case over which the court had reserved the verdict. The bench remarked that "The new PEMRA chief should be appointed on merit". The counsel argued that judgments of the Supreme Court barred contractual appointments on permanent posts. The petitioner's counsel Azhar Siddique also opposed the request pleading that the court had sought the required record from the Pemra on October 6, 2016, while the petition ... (more...)

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