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Waste Management reminds residents of holiday schedule Waste Management reminds residents of holiday schedule
- December 21, 2017

Friday customers will receive collection on Saturday. Excess garbage that doesn't fit in your 96-gallon garbage cart will be collected the same day as your garbage cart is emptied. All ornaments and lights, along with any wooden stands nailed to the base of the tree, should be removed. Garbage and recycling collections return to normal January 8. (more...)
Court: Sorbet can be called 'Champagne' if it tastes like it Court: Sorbet can be called 'Champagne' if it tastes like it
- December 21, 2017

Aldi Süd, the giant discount supermarket chain from Germany, Wednesday won a decisive legal victory against France's powerful winemakers that will allow it to continue to sell branded Champagne sorbets, despite an European Union protection of the name. (more...)
Alcohol level in air at fraternity party registers on Breathalyzer Alcohol level in air at fraternity party registers on Breathalyzer
- December 21, 2017

Officers say around 70 underage kids were partying inside. Beer cans and liquor bottles littered the house. They say the air inside the home registered a.01 on at least one breathalyzer. Along with the dozens of charges, the six students each face up to $315,000 in fines, though the likelihood of that is slim. Drunken partygoers - all between 17 and 20 years old - were being tested for alcohol on their way out and reportedly vowed never to attend another frat party. (more...)
Did Rosie O'Donnell try to bribe Republican senators? Did Rosie O'Donnell try to bribe Republican senators?
- December 21, 2017

The comedian immediately came under fire for what many called straight-up attempted bribery of a US official, which is a crime. " Attorney General Sessions, get cracking! ". "Do u think your family is proud of u @sennatorcollins?" In the end, both Collins and Flake voted for the GOP tax bill. O'Donnell also insulted Republican Sen. (more...)
Delhi in meet on N. Korea Delhi in meet on N. Korea
- December 21, 2017

The list of invitees is being called the "Vancouver Group" until further notice and both Tillerson and Freeland expressed hope that the rebuilt coalition will assist in de-escalating the nuclear crisis in North Korea. Top U.S. officials are once again raising the pressure on North Korea. "Whether the offer comes with or without conditions, what the US wants is the abandonment of our nuclear program", the commentary said, asserting that the North's stance on the issue has not changed at all. (more...)
Times will keep reporter accused of sexual misconduct Times will keep reporter accused of sexual misconduct
- December 21, 2017

Thrush was suspended on November 20 after he was accused of inappropriate sexual behavior. "While we believe that Glenn has acted offensively, we have decided that he does not deserve to be fired. An internal investigation at The Times , which involved interviews with more than 30 people in NY and Washington, found that Mr. Thrush behaved inappropriately, but not to the level of termination. (more...)
Puerto Rico fires back at GOP tax plan Puerto Rico fires back at GOP tax plan
- December 21, 2017

A 12.5 percent tax on profits derived from intellectual property held in foreign jurisdictions, included in the final version of the tax legislation, would be the latest setback. "There needs to be some language that specifies how resources go to Puerto Rico", Rossello added, flanked by Secretaries Nielsen and Carson. With the tax going from zero to 12.5%, experts say Puerto Rico will lose a key recruiting pitch for companies to come to the battered island. (more...)
Vale Lady 'Flo' Bjelke-Petersen Vale Lady 'Flo' Bjelke-Petersen
- December 21, 2017

Federal Maranoa MP David Littleproud, whose electorate encompasses Kingaroy, said he wouldn't be where he was today were it not for the Bjelke-Petersens. "She led a very full and successful life and was so-loved for her kindness, her genuine concern and care for others, her common sense and down-to-earth approach to life". (more...)
After Doklam standoff, India, China to hold top level talks on Friday After Doklam standoff, India, China to hold top level talks on Friday
- December 21, 2017

The objective is to secure those areas which have no habitation and are used by insurgents and criminals. SSB Director General Rajni Kant Mishra, while interacting with journalists on the occasion of the force's 54th Raising Day, shared a presentation on "operational challenges" which said 27% of pillars were missing along the Nepal border. (more...)
#ANC54: Land expropriation without compensation back on agenda
- December 21, 2017

The move is anticipated to have no impact on how the bank operates. In 2016 Parliament approved the Land Expropriation Bill enabling the state to make compulsory purchases of land to redress racial disparities in land ownership. In July, when the party said it would like the central bank to be wholly state-owned, investors were initially anxious and knocked the rand. The contentious issue of land reform almost brought delegates to blows during the African National Congress (ANC) elective ... (more...)
Texas Democrats sue to keep GOP Rep Texas Democrats sue to keep GOP Rep
- December 21, 2017

Republican Party of Texas first sued the state to keep Farenthold's name off the ballot but then dropped its lawsuit when it was determined the party could just simply exclude his name. But there was a loophole: He had missed the deadline to withdraw his name from the 2018 ballot, meaning he could still weirdly be reelected. "It's certainly a possibility", Gober told reporters, "but those are legal proceedings that would play out in time with presumably a plaintiff, a defendant and people ... (more...)
China Defends Trade With US Ahead of Pres. Trump's National Security Speech China Defends Trade With US Ahead of Pres. Trump's National Security Speech
- December 21, 2017

Despite the US criticism, Hua said no country can prevent the people of China from following the path of socialism with Chinese characteristics, which has proven to be a great success and its achievements widely recognized by the global community. (more...)
Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (FIS) Insider sold 17000 Shares
- December 20, 2017

It has outperformed by 36.17% the S&P500. Huntington Bancorp has invested 0% in Fidelity National Information Services, Inc . Moreover, Cantillon Capital Management Llc has 5.75% invested in the company for 5.40 million shares. 405,967 are owned by Congress Asset Ma. Conning Inc holds 7,698 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. (NASDAQ:FB) for 306,641 shares. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 19,154 shares in the company, valued at $1,810,627.62. (more...)
Veta proyecto de resolución de la ONU sobre Jerusalén Veta proyecto de resolución de la ONU sobre Jerusalén
- December 20, 2017

Al ejercer su poder de veto, agregó Abu Rudeina, Estados Unidos provocará un mayor aislamiento propio, pues su actitud en el Consejo de Seguridad es una provocación. La reunión se produce en medio de un torbellino de actividad diplomática luego de la decisión de la administración de Estados Unidos del 6 de diciembre de reconocer a Jerusalén como capital Israel y de mudar la embajada estadounidense de Tel Aviv a Jerusalén . (more...)
Disgruntled Kerala JD-U leader Veerendra Kumar quits Rajya Sabha Disgruntled Kerala JD-U leader Veerendra Kumar quits Rajya Sabha
- December 20, 2017

However, there are differences in the JD (S) over accommodating Veerendra Kumar. "I don't agree with his stand dumping the Mahagathbandhan and aligning with the Sangh Parivar and the BJP", he said in a press conference here. Shrivastava said Veerendra Kumar, who was elected to the Upper House from Kerala a year ago with support from the Congress-led UDF, resigned "so that no one questions his integrity that he is aligning with (Bihar Chief Minister and JD-U President) Nitish Kumar". (more...)
Last-Ditch Effort to Sway Senator on Tax Bill Involves Personal Pleas Last-Ditch Effort to Sway Senator on Tax Bill Involves Personal Pleas
- December 20, 2017

On Tuesday, as she faced down criticism of her decision to vote "yes" on the controversial Republican tax bill, Sen. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) supported the Senate's version of the bill earlier this month but is reportedly still deciding how she'll vote after the Senate and House reconcile their two proposals into one piece of legislation. (more...)
Minor actor molestation case: Accused Vikas Sachdev granted bail Minor actor molestation case: Accused Vikas Sachdev granted bail
- December 20, 2017

The 39-year old was on judicial custody after being arrested on December 10. The court has stated in its order that he shall not tamper with prosecution evidence and witnesses in any manner. She narrated and broke down in a self-shot video which went viral, drawing widespread condemnation from all over India. Anand had argued that Sachdeva was asleep and "a man in sleep is like a dead person who can't be said to have sexual intent". (more...)
'We have essentially repealed Obamacare,' Trump says after tax bill passes 'We have essentially repealed Obamacare,' Trump says after tax bill passes
- December 20, 2017

The Human Rights Campaign was particularly harsh in its assessment of the tax overhaul bill, criticizing Republicans for limiting the number of hearings and passing the measure without seeking input from congressional Democrats. To pay for the significant tax cuts contained in the bill, Congress will likely have to make equally deep cuts in entitlement spending, including Medicare and Medicaid. (more...)
DGP Jacob Thomas suspended for taking a dig at Govt
- December 20, 2017

The suspension order was issued on Tuesday as per the directions of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. Recently during a seminar on International Anti- Corruption Day, Thomas had lashed out at the state government alleging that there was total breakdown of law and order situation in the state. (more...)
British PM's deputy Damian Green resigns after May's request British PM's deputy Damian Green resigns after May's request
- December 20, 2017

Damien Green has resigned as First Secretary of State after an investigation found he breached United Kingdom ministerial code. As as result Prime Minister Theresa May - a life-long friend to the Tory - asked for his resignation. Theresa May suffered a major blow tonight when her deputy Damian Green quit over a sleaze row. Green, 61, has been a close friend of May since they were at Oxford University, and he is one of her closest political allies. (more...)
First Quantum Mulls Deal to Back Northern Dynasty's Pebble First Quantum Mulls Deal to Back Northern Dynasty's Pebble
- December 20, 2017

Northern Dynasty owns the rights to purchase 100% of the Pebble gold-copper-molybdenum porphyry deposit, where successful drilling programs have delineated an Inferred Mineral Resource. They issued a "market perform" rating on the stock. Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd (NYSEAMERICAN: NAK ) traded down $0.11 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $1.80. (more...)
United States vetoes UN Jerusalem resolution, created to reverse Trump recognition United States vetoes UN Jerusalem resolution, created to reverse Trump recognition
- December 20, 2017

Under a 1950 resolution, an emergency special session can be called for the General Assembly to consider a matter "with a view to making appropriate recommendations to members for collective measures" if the Security Council fails to act. Trump, it marked a clear rebuke of the administration's recent policy shift recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's official capital and beginning the process of relocating the U.S. (more...)
Canadians killed in Mexico bus crash Canadians killed in Mexico bus crash
- December 20, 2017

Passenger Vítor Maciel Fontes Jacques, 32, told ABC News he was with his wife and five family members on the bus when it suddenly ran off the side of the road. The bus belonged to the port and crashed at kilometer 5 of the Mahahual-Cafetal highway, the statement said. "Our hearts go out to all those involved in the bus accident", Royal Caribbean spokeswoman Cynthia Martinez said in a statement. (more...)
European Union laws don't cover sharia divorce, bloc's top court rules European Union laws don't cover sharia divorce, bloc's top court rules
- December 20, 2017

European Union countries do not need to legally recognise private divorces including so-called " triple talaq " divorces, which are granted in some Sharia courts, as they have not been given by a state court. The court ruled the Rome III regulation applied, an European Union regulation that dictates which law should be used in cross-border divorces. "At the time of the divorce at issue, their effective nationality was Syrian", the court said . (more...)
5-Year-Old Boy Calls 911 To Report The Grinch 5-Year-Old Boy Calls 911 To Report The Grinch
- December 20, 2017

So he made a decision to call 911 to report the green Dr. Seuss character's naughty intentions. Officer Lauren Develle, who found out about the hilarious call through the dispatcher's Facebook status, made a decision to go over and tell TyLon directly that he doesn't have anything to worry about. (more...)
Eni, Shell To Stand Trial In Italy Over Nigerian Bribery Scandal
- December 20, 2017

The trial is due to start on March 5, the sources said . Prosecutors are expected to delve into the operations of the two companies and more widely into an industry that often operates in countries where graft is pervasive like Nigeria. In the past he has denied any wrongdoing. Mr. Brinded said in a statement, "I have done nothing wrong and believe that will become clear in any legal proceedings". (more...)
Another day of powerful winds expected to fan Thomas fire Another day of powerful winds expected to fan Thomas fire
- December 20, 2017

Fuel in the area remains critically dry, posing an especially acute danger when the winds pick up. Northerly winds of 15 to 30 miles per hour are expected, with gusts up to 50 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service. But coastal communities such as Santa Barbara, Montecito and Summerland remained at risk as crews hurried to extend and shore up buffer zones before higher winds return. (more...)
'Extra £450m funding' for police in England and Wales 'Extra £450m funding' for police in England and Wales
- December 20, 2017

In Essex, Mr Hirst had recently held a survey asking residents if they were prepared to pay more for policing - and 65% of 5,044 respondents said they would pay more if the cap was lifted. The settlement follows a period of engagement, with Minister for Policing and Fire Nick Hurd speaking to every force in the country about the demands they face. (more...)
Alabama children will impacted by pending loss of All Kids program Alabama children will impacted by pending loss of All Kids program
- December 20, 2017

At the same time the state plans to freeze enrollment, it also plans to end coverage for about 7,000 children up for ALL Kids renewal next month, according to KHN . If the insurance coverage from CHIP isn't available to families anymore, it will "absolutely impact" the kind of treatment they will be able to get at Nemours and overall in Delaware, Miller said. (more...)
'We got it done': Trump declares political victory as tax bill passes 'We got it done': Trump declares political victory as tax bill passes
- December 20, 2017

The House then sent the bill to the Senate for action, but a Senate staff official ruled that three minor provisions in the measure had to be removed. The Senate parliamentarian disqualified them on procedural grounds, throwing a wrench into what would have been a day of celebration for Republicans and for Trump. (more...)

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