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N.Korea Poses Substantial Nuclear Threat To US: Kim Jong N.Korea Poses Substantial Nuclear Threat To US: Kim Jong
- December 22, 2017

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says no one in the world can now deny that North Korea has emerged as a country posing a real nuclear threat to the United States. He claimed that the regime's rapid nuclear arms development is influencing the global political stage, and the young leader called on his people for greater unity and optimism. (more...)
Hungría bloqueará el proceso de la UE para retirar voto a Polonia Hungría bloqueará el proceso de la UE para retirar voto a Polonia
- December 22, 2017

El presidente polaco concedió esta entrevista poco después de haber anunciado por la tarde que había decidido promulgar dos reformas que provocaban divergencias con Bruselas , una sobre el Tribunal Supremo y la otras sobre el Consejo Nacional de la Magistratura, que garantiza la independencia de los jueces. (more...)
Donald Trump's approval tumbles over his tax plan Donald Trump's approval tumbles over his tax plan
- December 22, 2017

Asked whether he will be a successful or unsuccessful president, 44% said he will be unsuccessful, 26% said Trump will be successful, 29% were not ready to make that judgment, and one percent was not sure. A slim 16 percent said it's their understand that they will pay less. That split is nearly mirrored in the number of those who don't like the Republicans' planned tax cut. (more...)
Const. James Forcillo facing additional charges
- December 22, 2017

Forcillo was sentenced to six years behind bars for attempted murder, a year more than the mandatory minimum, for shooting Yatim multiple times on board a Toronto streetcar on July 27, 2013. The charges come as a result of breach of bail allegations by the province's Special Investigations Unit, which sparked a separate investigation by the Toronto Police Service's professional standards unit, according to the police force. (more...)
Trump says he is not considering firing Mueller Trump says he is not considering firing Mueller
- December 22, 2017

Additionally, two FBI officials who worked on the special counsel investigation appeared to discuss ways to prevent Trump from becoming president. Speaking to reporters on his arrival back at the White House from Camp David, the president was asked if he meant to take a step that many observers have anticipated and one Democratic congresswoman said could come as soon as Friday. (more...)
'Iconic' blue British passport to return after Brexit 'Iconic' blue British passport to return after Brexit
- December 22, 2017

British Immigration Minister Brandon Lewis said he was delighted to return to the "iconic" blue and gold design, which came into use nearly 100 years ago. The page with the holder's photograph and details will be replaced with a new "super-strength plastic polycarbonate material that will be more hard to alter", according to the Government . (more...)
Rahul Gandhi likely to chair first Congress Working Committee meeting today Rahul Gandhi likely to chair first Congress Working Committee meeting today
- December 22, 2017

The Congress party said it stands vindicated after the verdict on Thursday as the 2G spectrum case was over spectrum allocation during the UPA regime and had given the opposition ammunition to attack the government with over alleged corruption, leading it to lose the elections in 2014. (more...)
Mexican bus crash leaves at least 12 people dead including tourists Mexican bus crash leaves at least 12 people dead including tourists
- December 22, 2017

Several news agencies are reporting that at least 12 cruise passengers have died after their tour bus flipped over on a highway in Mexico earlier today. The others who perished in the tragic crash have yet to be identified, but Mexican officials said Wednesday that eight Americans had been killed. A Mexican tour guide was also killed. (more...)
Senate paid almost $1.5M in harassment claims Senate paid almost $1.5M in harassment claims
- December 22, 2017

The Office of Compliance (OOC) paid almost $600,000 in claims stemming from senators' offices across a total of 13 settlements, according to the data. Kaine commended the move to release the data on Thursday night, calling it a "first step". Sen. Richard ShelbyRichard Craig ShelbyObstruction of justice watch: Trump attacks the FBI The Hill's 12:30 Report Alabama businesses fear Moore victory would hurt state economy: report MORE (R-Ala.) said they had received assurances from Senate ... (more...)
North Korea said to be testing anthrax-tipped ballistic missiles North Korea said to be testing anthrax-tipped ballistic missiles
- December 22, 2017

China has in the past proposed a "freeze for freeze" arrangement under which North Korea would stop its nuclear and missile tests in exchange for a halt to the exercises. aerial drill is a "war rehearsal [that] is just a grave military provocation". On May 14, a ballistic missile test was carried out. He has said that the only solution to the crisis is a complete denuclearization of North Korea . (more...)
Are MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI) Shares a Sell Now? Citigroup Has Downgraded Stock
- December 22, 2017

Dynamo Internacional Gestao De Recursos Ltda bought 210,452 shares as the company's stock rose 37.36% with the market. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 311,800 shares of the company's stock worth $78,224,000 after acquiring an additional 221,800 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Police Officer 'internet famous' for his angelic voice Police Officer 'internet famous' for his angelic voice
- December 22, 2017

Officer Jeremy Turner performed an impromptu rendition of the 19th century classic " O Holy Night " while at work last weekend, an act that has attracted a sleighfull of attention for Turner and the department as Christmas closes in. The video ended with a round of applause from a crowd that gathered to listen. The video went viral overnight - with tens of thousands of views from all over the country. (more...)
Two Americans plead guilty for attacking protesters at Turkish embassy in DC Two Americans plead guilty for attacking protesters at Turkish embassy in DC
- December 22, 2017

A total of 19 people including Turkish security officials were identified from video footage of the May 16 clashes outside the residence of Turkey's ambassador and indicted, though nearly all are still at large. Arrest warrants were issued in June for 16 people including 12 members of Erdoğan's security detail for the attack. News cameras covering the arrival of the Turkish president captured video of Mr. (more...)
Northeast Investment Management Sells 6311 Shares of NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI)
- December 22, 2017

Three Corner Global Investors Lp who had been investing in Citigroup Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $200.68B market cap company. (NASDAQ:NXPI) on Wednesday, September 9 with "Buy" rating. Robert W. Baird downgraded it to "Neutral" rating and $110 target in Friday, October 28 report. (more...)
Sheriff Forces Murderer to Listen to Unusual CD Sheriff Forces Murderer to Listen to Unusual CD
- December 22, 2017

WOOD-TV reported that Bletsch's body was found along a rural road where she was jogging. Poulin says the 25-minute CD was played five times as deputies drove Willis 145 miles (230 kilometers) to prison Wednesday. In addition, Muskegon County Prosecutor D.J. Hilson read aloud a letter from Bletsch's husband. "The way he walked out of that courtroom, glaring at us and then that last moment he blew a kiss, it was a little slap in the face, another slap in the face, another hurt that we have ... (more...)
Man at center of voter fraud claims registered to vote in Alabama Man at center of voter fraud claims registered to vote in Alabama
- December 22, 2017

Moore was beset by accusations of sexual misconduct involving teenage girls. Merrill was criticized by many in the left-leaning press for launching a " frivolous, partisan investigation ", but the original interview has been cut and shared tens of thousands of times online - particularly in circles that support Moore and President Donald Trump . (more...)
Bank of India may shut 700 ATMs by the end of February Bank of India may shut 700 ATMs by the end of February
- December 22, 2017

Welcoming the planned introduction of a special resolution regime for financial institutions to improve incentives and reduce the potential risks to public resources that could arise from the failure of financial institutions, the directors urged the Indian authorities to continue with efforts to further align the proposed resolution framework and other components of the safety net with global standards and best practices. (more...)
Crisis in Ohio's Foster Care System Worsens Crisis in Ohio's Foster Care System Worsens
- December 22, 2017

Soaring use of opioids across the country has flooded the foster care system with tens of thousands of kids abandoned by addicted parents, orphaned by fatal overdoses and removed from homes by authorities who suspected drug activity. "We need substantially more state resources before we lose the ability to provide essential services to vulnerable children". "It can be hard finding kin who are not themselves addicted, but even when we do there is a lot of stress on these grandparents who are ... (more...)
RJD Gears up to Shut Down Bihar on Thursday RJD Gears up to Shut Down Bihar on Thursday
- December 22, 2017

However, due to chakka jam on Mahatma Gandhi Setu, her ambulance got stuck. The relatives of the man pleaded with the protesters to make way for the ambulance but they didn't. Most of the markets and educational institutions had shut down apprehending law and order issues. "Why then did the Opposition RJD not take back its bandh call?" The RJD went ahead with its pre-scheduled shutdown even though the government on Wednesday eased restrictions imposed on lifting of sand and chose to lease ... (more...)
Pope denounces 'cancer' of cliques, ambition in Vatican Pope denounces 'cancer' of cliques, ambition in Vatican
- December 22, 2017

In an address at the Apostolic Palace, Francis acknowledged that numerous Vatican's staff did their jobs well. Pope Francis delivered his Christmas message to the Curia today, blasting Vatican officials who had been fired from key positions for having, he said , betrayed the trust that had been put in them. (more...)
The dress Meghan Markle wore today has already sold out
- December 22, 2017

Meghan Markle has made her next step towards royal life, attending the Queen's annual Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace . Harry, 33, arrived with Markle, 36, shortly after Princes Charles drove in with Camilla and Prince William and Princess Kate arrived with their children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte . (more...)
After Delays, Ground Broken for Thailand-China Railway Project After Delays, Ground Broken for Thailand-China Railway Project
- December 22, 2017

Construction of the first small stretch of the Thai-Chinese high-speed railway has begun with the official launch of the project on Thursday. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday presided over a ceremony to mark the commencement of the project in partnership with China at a historical site in Pakchong district's Tambon Klangdong in Nakhon Ratchasima province, where King Rama V initiated construction of the country's first Northeast-bound railroad more than a century ago. (more...)
Delhi: Woman gang-raped by 5 youths suspected to be juveniles Delhi: Woman gang-raped by 5 youths suspected to be juveniles
- December 22, 2017

The accused spotted the woman alone in the Jahangirpuri park Police around 2 p.m. and began to misbehave with her. According to reports, the girl has alleged that the youths took her to a desolate sport nearby and raped her. Aslam Khan DCP (northwest) said, "The suspects have been detained and we are verifying their antecedents.". It also states that all five accused are school dropouts and three of them are minors. (more...)
Elderly couple en route to VT busted with 60 pounds of pot Elderly couple en route to VT busted with 60 pounds of pot
- December 22, 2017

York County Sheriff's deputies who pulled over an elderly couple on a traffic stop in Nebraska on Tuesday say they found 60 pounds of high-grade pot in the Toyota Tacoma with the man and woman. Deputies found bags of weed in boxes inside the pickup topper. The York (Neb.) News-Times identified them as Patrick Jiron, 80, and Barbara Jiron, 83, of Clearlake Oaks, Calif. (more...)
Australia's largest ever drug haul seized Australia's largest ever drug haul seized
- December 22, 2017

Officers intercepted the van as it reversed from the dock, allegedly finding 59 bags containing about 20kg of methamphetamine. Officers also boarded Valkoista and arrested three crewmen including a 45-year-old man from the NSW Central Coast and two men from South Australia, aged 48 and 44. (more...)
Trump's threats ignored as UN votes against recognition of Jerusalem as capital Trump's threats ignored as UN votes against recognition of Jerusalem as capital
- December 22, 2017

But 35 countries abstained including Argentina, Australia, Canada, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Latvia, Mexico, the Philippines, Romania and Rwanda. was supposed to be playing the role of an "honest" broker of Palestinian-Israeli peace talks and that justice will eventually be achieved for the Palestinian people no matter how long it would take. (more...)
Kearney Center remembers homeless who have passed away Kearney Center remembers homeless who have passed away
- December 22, 2017

A similar event will be held every year across the nation. The two were known and loved by many. The Kearney Center honored the lives of 17 people who passed away this year. "He passed away, so I used to kinda go around town with him quite a bit so it's pretty sad", said Peck. "If I can do it, anybody can", she added. "Right, not forgotten", said Peck. (more...)
Thomas Fire becomes second largest California wildfire Thomas Fire becomes second largest California wildfire
- December 22, 2017

KCFD said they worked 24-hour shifts while battling the Thomas Fire which now stands as the second largest wildfire in California history. Much of their progress was made during three days in which diminished winds, cooler temperatures and higher humidity levels allowed firefighters to go on the attack against a blaze that had kept them on the defensive for the better part of two weeks. (more...)
28 die, 26 injured in building fire 28 die, 26 injured in building fire
- December 22, 2017

The building had several restaurants and leisure facilities, including a gym, the public bath and an indoor golf practice facility, the officials said. Jecheon is southeast of the capital Seoul and is popular with visitors to its mountains and lakes. "We thought that having a torch relay at a place where so many people died in a fire accident is just not right, and therefore canceled today's event in Jecheon", Ryu Hoyon, the torch relay manager for the Pyeongchang organizing committee, told ... (more...)
YouTube star shot dead after mocking Mexican drug lord YouTube star shot dead after mocking Mexican drug lord
- December 22, 2017

Some social media posts showed him standing near scantily clad women, sports cars, or large amounts of marijuana. " El Pirata de Culiacan " acted recklessly-as if he were impervious to the consequences of his actions. It's not clear why Lagunas took aim at " El Mencho ", but the insult was in line with his clownish, provocative behavior. The teenager fatally received between 15 and 18 bullet wounds, the Post said. (more...)

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