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1st Republican enters race to complete Franken's Senate term 1st Republican enters race to complete Franken's Senate term
- December 20, 2017

Senate", she announces. In a YouTube video , Housley, a Republican, touted some of her accomplishments in her role as a state senator since 2012. She has been married to Phil Housley since 1985 and has been splitting her time between Buffalo and her home district in the Twin Cities metropolitan area since her husband was hired as Sabres coach earlier this year. (more...)
Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR) Just Reaches All Time High?
- December 20, 2017

About 517,075 shares traded. (CLNE) has declined 16.50% since December 18, 2016 and is downtrending. It seems that Dollar Tree, Inc . Advisory Services Network LLC lifted its stake in Dollar Tree by 0.6% during the second quarter. Tci Wealth Advisors Inc invested in 3,497 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Similarly, the Williams %R Value, for this stock stands at -7.692 - suggesting that the shares are Overbought. (more...)
Nebraska rejects TransCanada's request to amend Keystone XL order Nebraska rejects TransCanada's request to amend Keystone XL order
- December 20, 2017

The order came after a unanimous vote of 5-0. The decision to approve a route through the state is expected to be appealed in court. Meanwhile, it appears doubtful that TransCanada has an approved route across Nebraska after nearly a decade of legal and political wrangling. (more...)
'She Knew': Artist Calls Out Meryl Streep with Weinstein Posters 'She Knew': Artist Calls Out Meryl Streep with Weinstein Posters
- December 20, 2017

I didn't know. I don't tacitly approve of rape. "I didn't know. I don't like young women being assaulted", she said. The film producer, 65, has been accused of sexual harassment by dozens of women - including actresses Gwyneth Paltrow, Lupita Nyong'o and Angelina Jolie - and is now under investigation in four cities. (more...)
Abbas to visit Saudi Arabia Abbas to visit Saudi Arabia
- December 20, 2017

The newly-built chateau was sold to a mystery buyer in 2015, and though its ownership is concealed through shell companies, advisers to the royal family have confirmed the prince is its ultimate owner, the Times reported Saturday. The fountains, sound systems, lights and air conditioning are all controlled by iPhone. The mansion which looks like a 17th century chateau has modern facilities like cinema, deluxe swimming pool and a moat with a transparent under water chamber. (more...)
Baby girl born from embryo frozen for 24 years Baby girl born from embryo frozen for 24 years
- December 20, 2017

Emma Wren holds the record for the longest frozen fetus, according to the NEDC. Emma was born healthy, weighing 6 pounds, 8 ounces and measuring 20 inches long. "I will always remember what the Gibsons said when presented with the picture of their embryos at the time of transfer: "These embryos could have been my best friends", as Tina herself was only 25 at the time of transfer", Sommerfelt said. (more...)
Mariah Carey Reschedules Australia And New Zealand Tour Mariah Carey Reschedules Australia And New Zealand Tour
- December 20, 2017

Mariah Carey's annual Christmas concert tour has not gone according to plan this year, and rumor at Radar Online has it that the star may be struggling to sell tickets. Tour manager Scott Mesiti released a statement earlier today, telling fans that he is extremely disappointed that this has happened and that thankfully, Australian's will still get to enjoy a spectacular performance. (more...)
Brisbane Accountant Faces Bali Drug Charges Brisbane Accountant Faces Bali Drug Charges
- December 20, 2017

Dressed in orange prison garb with his face covered by a balaclava, Isaac Emmanuel Roberts was presented to the media on Tuesday, along with two men from Malaysia and the United States arrested over separate allegations. What about the f....g importers? He claims he wasn't going to sell drugs to anyone in Indonesia. "This is ridiculous. This is an embarrassment". Indonesia says it is facing a drug crisis with an estimated 6.4 million drug users in the country of 250 million people, and needs ... (more...)
A single vote may have changed control of Virginia's state House A single vote may have changed control of Virginia's state House
- December 20, 2017

Republicans have a 51-49 advantage in the House of Delegates, so the race was crucial to determining the power dynamic in Richmond . Prior to the recount, Yancey had led by 10 votes. Going into the November elections, Republicans enjoyed an nearly 2-1 majority in the House of Delegates, with a 66-34 edge over Democrats. The final tally: 11,608 for Simonds and 11,607 for Yancey. (more...)
Carnage on New Zealand roads overnight as three die in separate crashes Carnage on New Zealand roads overnight as three die in separate crashes
- December 20, 2017

The single occupant of the vehicle died following a crash, where it appears the vehicle has left the road and crashed into a paddock. In the second a man died after the vehicle he was in crashed into a bridge about 1.50am on Wainakarua Road, Herbert in the Waitaki district. (more...)
Salvation Army to distribute 22K toys to kids Salvation Army to distribute 22K toys to kids
- December 20, 2017

Individual gifts were given to children through the Angel Tree program and other toys were supplied through the Marine Corps Toys For Tots. Brooklyn who wanted a bike for Christmas is getting one thanks to support from the community. What once were just paper tags on a tree are now so much more. Salvation Army is doing their part to help turn that stress into a blessing. Children received toys, clothing, and each family was given a food basket. (more...)
Track Palin, son of Sarah Palin, arrested for domestic violence, burglary Track Palin, son of Sarah Palin, arrested for domestic violence, burglary
- December 20, 2017

Authorities did not file criminal charges in the incident. He told police the dispute began when Track Palin , 28, called to retrieve his truck. Todd Palin reportedly told Truck not to come to the house because he could tell the older Palin was drinking. (more...)
Newfield Exploration Company (NFX): What's the Story?
- December 20, 2017

The Westpac Banking Corp holds 11,276 shares with $320.92 million value, up from 9,862 last quarter. Newfield Expl Co now has $5.68 billion valuation. Valero Energy Corp New (NYSE:VLO) was reduced too. TD Asset Management Inc. raised its holdings in Newfield Exploration Co. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. (more...)
Man murdered outside Times Square bar Man murdered outside Times Square bar
- December 20, 2017

According to WNBC, the man was shot just outside Tonic Bar in Times Square around 4 a.m. It's believed the victim was partying at the bar before the shooting. Witnesses said it happened outside Tonic Bar, a popular drinking spot, NBC New York reported. He was wearing a black jacket and a black skull cap and was last seen running north on 7th Avenue. (more...)
Tillerson Rips Rumors of His Resignation as 'Ridiculous' Tillerson Rips Rumors of His Resignation as 'Ridiculous'
- December 19, 2017

The U.S. and Canada are preparing to host a meeting in January on North Korea's nuclear ambitions, a senior State Department official told reporters . The conference will take place in Vancouver and will also include countries like Japan and South Korea. Mr. Trudeau said he discussed the possible course of action with Cuban President Raul Castro when he travelled to Havana past year. (more...)
White House 'temporarily' shuts down petition site White House 'temporarily' shuts down petition site
- December 19, 2017

In a move the White House claims will save taxpayers around $1.3 million per year, the site will remain closed until the end of January when it will be re-launched as a different site. Following a 2015 petition that requested a ban on conversion therapy, president Barack Obama official called for a ban of the procedure. The official says all existing petitions and responses will be restored next year, when petitions that reach the required 100,000 signatures will begin receiving responses. (more...)
Turkey's president calls for backing of United Nations resolution on Jerusalem Turkey's president calls for backing of United Nations resolution on Jerusalem
- December 19, 2017

Thank you, President Trump. "Thank you, Ambassador Haley". The text of the draft "affirms that any decisions and actions which purport to have altered the character, status or demographic composition of the Holy City of Jerusalem have no legal effect, are null and void, and must be rescinded in compliance with relevant resolutions of the Security Council". (more...)
USA security policy pitches for India's global power status USA security policy pitches for India's global power status
- December 19, 2017

Rejecting US concerns about its nuclear weapons, the statement said that Pakistan as a responsible nuclear state has put in place, a highly efficient, robust and centralised command and control mechanism to secure its nuclear assets. that will restore America's advantages in the world and build upon our country's great strengths". It also aimed to continue presence of the U.S. in the region proportionate to threats to the homeland and its allies. (more...)
Honduran President Claims Victory; Opponent Calls for New Election Honduran President Claims Victory; Opponent Calls for New Election
- December 19, 2017

A partial recount did not tip the result in favor of his opponent, TV host Salvador Nasralla , the electoral tribunal said . President Juan Orlando Hernandez spoke for the first time since electoral authorities said on Sunday he had won the November 26 election. (more...)
NYS trooper hurt after being struck while assisting motorist NYS trooper hurt after being struck while assisting motorist
- December 19, 2017

Earlier, there was heavy police activity in the area of the westbound Long Island Expressway and Sagtikos Parkway interchange in Suffolk. Police activity takes place on the roadway coming from the Long Island Expressway to the Sagtikos Parkway Monday afternoon, December 18, 2017, in Suffolk. (more...)
Metropolitan Police Issues Urgent Appeal For Toddlers Missing 'After Being Home Alone' Metropolitan Police Issues Urgent Appeal For Toddlers Missing 'After Being Home Alone'
- December 19, 2017

It adds that an estimated 306,000 reports of missing people are made to British police every year. Scotland Yard said today that the children's mother had been taken to hospital for treatment at 9.45pm last night. Officers were told that the children had been left alone. "Shortly after 12:00hrs on Tuesday, 19 December, the children were taken to an east London police station and are now being cared for by officers". (more...)
Kurdish protesters set fire to party offices in northern Iraq Kurdish protesters set fire to party offices in northern Iraq
- December 19, 2017

Some protesters clashed with Kurdish security forces and set fire to government buildings, while calling for the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to resign. The Kurdish leadership has regularly complained that Baghdad failed to provide it with its fair share of the budget and as a result, opted to sign its own oil agreements in 2014, just before the start of the war against the Islamic State (IS). (more...)
California couple tried selling kids for money and drugs, police say California couple tried selling kids for money and drugs, police say
- December 19, 2017

California Couple of two young men endeavored to offer their children in return for cash or medications, experts say. KTLA reports that on December 14, authorities arrested Vincent Calogerom 38, and Sarah Nilson , 32, after receiving a call at around 4 p.m.in regards to possible child abuse. (more...)
North Korea Dismisses Rex Tillerson's Offer Of Talks 'Without Preconditions'
- December 19, 2017

President Donald Trump has stated in the past that dialogue with North Korea "is not the answer". "We can talk about whether it's going to be a square table or a round table if that's what you're excited about", the Secretary of State said. (more...)
China condemns US 'Cold War mentality' on national security China condemns US 'Cold War mentality' on national security
- December 19, 2017

China on Tuesday urged the United States to "abandon its Cold War mentality and zero-sum game concept" after President Donald Trump labelled Beijing as a challenge to American power in a new document outlining his administration's National Security Strategy . (more...)
Four injured in crashes near Merritt Four injured in crashes near Merritt
- December 19, 2017

The next update is expected at 4 p.m. The Coquihalla has reopened in both directions following a multi-vehicle accident south of Merritt. "The weather conditions are now poor and expected to worsen overnight as a major winter storm moves through the area". (more...)
Congress Spent $115000 in Taxpayer Money to Settle Sexual Harassment Claims Congress Spent $115000 in Taxpayer Money to Settle Sexual Harassment Claims
- December 19, 2017

The settlements are from the fiscal years 2008 through 2012. The largest sexual-harassment settlement cost taxpayers $85,000, while the other two cases of sexual harassment and retaliation were settled for $10,000 and $20,000. The figures were released by Chairman Gregg Harper as part of the committee's review of sexual harassment in the Congressional workplace, a high-profile investigation given recent sexual harassment allegations made against multiple members of Congress. (more...)
Second woman dies in Edmonton hospital after weekend crash on Highway 63 Second woman dies in Edmonton hospital after weekend crash on Highway 63
- December 19, 2017

The tow-truck driver and the driver of the truck he had been assisting weren't injured in the collision. The tow truck driver and the driver of the truck he was assisting were not injured, however both occupants of the vehicle that struck them suffered injuries, with the 18-year-old driver sustaining serious injuries. (more...)
Two Republicans block Trump's Ex-Im Bank nominee Scott Garrett Two Republicans block Trump's Ex-Im Bank nominee Scott Garrett
- December 19, 2017

The committee, meeting in executive session December 19, voted 13 to 10 to block the nomination of former congressman Scott Garrett to chair the bank's board. "He has committed that Ex-Im will remain fully functional, operating in a fair and transparent manner to support American jobs and provide maximum value to the United States taxpayer", he said of Garrett in opening remarks. (more...)
Miss Iraq's Family Flees Their Home Country After Controversial Selfie Miss Iraq's Family Flees Their Home Country After Controversial Selfie
- December 19, 2017

So once the selfie went viral, the 27-year-old singer, songwriter and model from Iraq was threatened with death and cursed across social media in the Arab world. Idan said that her family was recognized in the streets and due to a seemingly harmless photo, they have been in considerable danger. She said in addition to the death threats, she received additional threats from the Miss Iraq organization, who allegedly told her they would strip her of her title if she did not remove the ... (more...)

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