• Cuban Leader Raúl Castro Will Stay In Power Past February
Cuban Leader Raúl Castro Will Stay In Power Past February

Cuban President Raul Castro will remain in office until April, the country's government announced on Thursday . A Castro will be Cuba's president for at least a little longer. "I do not see a scope in his thought or in his expression", Antonio Rodiles said in a recent interview. First Vice President of the Council of State Miguel Diaz-Canel ...

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  • Trudeau's vacation broke ethics rules
Trudeau's vacation broke ethics rules

Basically, if Trudeau wasn't Prime Minister, he probably wouldn't be so chummy with the Aga Khan, so it's not a true "friendship". According to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , the start day for legal cannabis in Canada is vaguely set for "next summer" and not July 1st like everyone had originally thought.

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  • Jose Mourinho insists Bristol City were 'very lucky' to beat Man Utd
Jose Mourinho insists Bristol City were 'very lucky' to beat Man Utd

The victory was one of the great nights in the Championship club's 123-year history and now they face Premier League leaders Manchester City in the semi-finals. You expect to see big teams in the semi-finals of cup competitions, even though clubs change their sides up. They tried to win the game in the 90 minutes, which they could, and they w...

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  • European Union hits Uber with powerful body blow
European Union hits Uber with powerful body blow

The reason behind this ruling is that the company uses their own cars and their drivers fall under the section of transport service facilitators. Just recently, a case filed by a Spanish taxi association sought to have it sanctioned from operating in the country due to what the petitioners called "unfair competition".

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  • Virginia House Dems to vote on would-be speaker
Virginia House Dems to vote on would-be speaker

Virginia law says that in the event of a tie, the election board will determine the victor "by lot", after which point Republicans believe the loser can petition for another recount; however, there is some disagreement among Virginia election experts as to how the law should be applied in this case.

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  • Dem Senators repudiate demand that Franken resign
Dem Senators repudiate demand that Franken resign

And whatever the outcome is, I will live with that. "I've seen a person that his own caucus has turned on. The Ethics committee should have been allowed to investigate and make its recommendation". The rhetoric of "justice" will be employed, while simultaneously vowing to hunt down real "anti-woman" offenders (i.e., Republicans). Lt. Gov. Tina ...

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  • Trump Reportedly Thought About Pulling Gorsuch's Nomination. Here's Why
Trump Reportedly Thought About Pulling Gorsuch's Nomination. Here's Why

President Donald Trump reportedly told associates earlier this year that he was thinking about withdrawing Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the U.'S. Trump had launched into a series of attacks against federal judges who had ruled to stop his travel ban on Muslim-majority countries during Gorsuch's confirmation process, leaving the Supreme Court...

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  • North Korea reportedly testing anthrax-loaded ICBMs
North Korea reportedly testing anthrax-loaded ICBMs

A former US government official was also quoted as saying USA troops in South Korea have been vaccinated against smallpox and anthrax since 2004 because "Washington had apparently been aware for some time that North Korea is culturing anthrax".

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  • USA outnumbered as it vetoes United Nations vote on Jerusalem
USA outnumbered as it vetoes United Nations vote on Jerusalem

The Israeli military says there's no way of proving what killed him and insists that no live ammunition during the demonstration. A statement issued by Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein said that Israel's killing of wheelchair-bound Ibrahim Abu Thuraya was "incomprehensible".

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  • Twitter Suspends Trump's Favorite Alt-Right Islamophobic Retweet Account
Twitter Suspends Trump's Favorite Alt-Right Islamophobic Retweet Account

A number of prominent far-right accounts, including the white nationalist American Renaissance and its founder Jared Taylor, the neo-Nazi Traditionalist Workers Party and white nationalist group Vanguard America were suspended on Monday.

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  • Dreaming of a NY white Christmas? Latest forecast offers hope
Dreaming of a NY white Christmas? Latest forecast offers hope

However forecasters have a different story to tell, with a band of rain due to push into Scotland from Saturday into Sunday, followed by an "unsettled" period due on Monday. The snow line dips lower in elevation, as the major coastal cities in OR and Washington will remain above freezing during the day. Christmas Day is looking to be wet, but d...

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  • Woman, 3 Children Dead In Brooklyn House Fire
Woman, 3 Children Dead In Brooklyn House Fire

The FDNY is trying to figure out what sparked the fire. Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said that while the cause was still under investigation by fire marshals, "we know that unattended candles, overloaded outlets and power strips, and numerous holiday traditions we all hold dear are so often the cause".

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  • Cabinet committee discusses post-Brexit trade
Cabinet committee discusses post-Brexit trade

Mr Barnier ruled out striking a unique deal for Britain in the trade talks unlocked by Mrs May at the European Union summit last week. A new court is also planned to oversee a free trade agreement between the United Kingdom and EU, based on the European Free Trade Association's (EFTA) court.

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  • Afghan forces thwart attack on training center in Kabul
Afghan forces thwart attack on training center in Kabul

Security forces guard at the site of a clash between gunmen and security forces in Kabul, Afghanistan. During the attack, roads to the area were closed and dozens of police and intelligence officers blocked access to the public. Navy Capt. Tom Gresback, a spokesman for the coalition mission to train, advise and assist Afghan government forces. ...

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  • Bears Rookie TE Adam Shaheen Inactive Against Lions
Bears Rookie TE Adam Shaheen Inactive Against Lions

He and the Lions now hold a 20-3 lead over the Bears early in the fourth quarter. With the Lions facing a third-and-18 from their own 30-yard line, it looked like they were going to have to punt after the Bears put some serious pressure on Stafford.

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  • Pentagon acknowledges years-long secret UFO investigation
Pentagon acknowledges years-long secret UFO investigation

A number for Bigelow Aerospace in Las Vegas was not answered Saturday, and voice mail for the number was out of order. Elizondo left his Pentagon post in October and is now director of global security and special programs for a company called To The Stars Academy of Arts & Science.

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  • We Have Some More Weather Coming, People
We Have Some More Weather Coming, People

Not so fast. One long-range forecast , weather.com, says there is a chance for afternoon snow showers Christmas Eve and morning snow showers Christmas Day. Historically, that means lots of winter weather in the Northeast and warmer temperatures and low-than-normal precipitation in the South. Yikes! Hope Santa's elves knitted lots of blankets to gi...

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  • Teen's Dramatic Video, Revealing His Acceptance By Harvard, Charms Internet
Teen's Dramatic Video, Revealing His Acceptance By Harvard, Charms Internet

Ayrton Little, a 16-year-old boy from Louisiana, found out that he has been accepted to Harvard University and he could not contain his happiness. It's the third year in a row that a student has been accepted to an Ivy League school, which explains why the crowd was chanting "three-peat" in the video.

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  • Wreath laying ceremony set for Saturday at Mountain Home National Cemetery
Wreath laying ceremony set for Saturday at Mountain Home National Cemetery

This year's guest speaker will be Marine Corps League member Dean Bearup, a Vietnam veteran who served from 1966 to 1994, including three tours as a drill instructor, one in Parris Island, S.C., and two as chief drill instructor at Aviation Officer Candidate School in Pensacola, Fla.

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  • Salvation Army red kettles half way to Christmas goal
Salvation Army red kettles half way to Christmas goal

The Salvation Army is distancing itself from a man the social agency says is attempting to fleece people out of cash in a door-to-door scam. Among the 30 people packing boxes with needed foodstuffs Friday was first-time volunteer Dolly Kruger, someone who knows only too well how much those hampers mean at this time of year.

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  • Dan Johnson's Widow Calls Molestation Accusations 'High-Tech Lynchings'
Dan Johnson's Widow Calls Molestation Accusations 'High-Tech Lynchings'

Speaking out for the first time since his suicide , State Representative Dan Johnson's widow, Rebecca Johnson, accused the media of bullying her husband and harassing his friends and family during a seven-month investigation conducted by the Kentucky Center for Investigative reporting (KYCIR).

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  • Parliament Winter Session: Opposition parties plan to corner Centre
Parliament Winter Session: Opposition parties plan to corner Centre

He also asked the opposition to co-operate with the ruling bench so that Parliament can fulfill the aspirations of the people. "Either the government should prove the claim or the Prime Minister must apologise". Another powerful Opposition leader Mayawati will not be seen in the Rajya Sabha as she resigned during the last session of Parliamen...

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  • Teen Allegedly Offered Chicken Alfredo, Sprite For Sex
Teen Allegedly Offered Chicken Alfredo, Sprite For Sex

Youngstown State University student Albert Maruna was caught red-handed and arrested this week after he allegedly attempted to have sex with a 15-year-old boy, who turned out to be an undercover officer. WKBN reported that Maruna also requested that the teen wear a jock strap during their first meeting. Maruna was chatting up an undercover Au...

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  • Salvation Army is still looking for people to adopt angels
Salvation Army is still looking for people to adopt angels

Some of those who gathered outside the Salvation Army's headquarters for the annual hamper distribution. Money that you put in the kettles here in Martinsville and Henry County stays here to fund Salvation Army programs year-round. Donations to the Salvation Army are reportedly down for the season. This year, only 50 per cent of the spots are fille...

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  • Judge Nap: Too Early to Say Mueller Probe Is Biased Against Trump
Judge Nap: Too Early to Say Mueller Probe Is Biased Against Trump

I have no quarrel Mueller for removing Strzok from the investigation, whether if for substantive or appearance reasons. "Far too numerous special counsel prosecutors have significant records contributing to Democratic politicians - and representing partisan Democratic clients".

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  • Longview fire demonstrates how fast a dry tree burns
Longview fire demonstrates how fast a dry tree burns

But the farm developed a following and now sells thousands of trees each season, growing around one thousand trees on site and importing specialty trees as well. If you had difficulty finding a Christmas tree this year, or had to pay through the nose in order to obtain one, you're not alone. It will take a lot of water within the first week.

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  • Omarosa: 'I Was Very Uncomfortable With' Some Things in Trump's White House
Omarosa: 'I Was Very Uncomfortable With' Some Things in Trump's White House

Former reality TV star Omarosa Manigault Newman says reports that she was sacked from the White House are "100 percent false". Former " Apprentice " star Omarosa Manigault Newman denies reports that she was sacked from her job in the White House.

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  • Egypt condemns terror attack on Somalia police camp
Egypt condemns terror attack on Somalia police camp

Al Shabab (The Youth, in Arabic), which has not confirmed the operation, is an Islamist armed group loyal to the Al Qaeda network, created at the end of the 70s of the last century by the Saudi millionaire Osama Bin Laden with logistic and economic support and training of the Central Intelligence Agency.

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  • A slippery start this morning with falling temperatures today
A slippery start this morning with falling temperatures today

A leftover snow shower early in the morning; otherwise, times of clouds and sun, becoming brisk. A bit of a breeze makes wind chill values feel like the 20s. It will stay cold on Friday and Saturday , as winds turn northerly for a time, with wintry showers near coasts but for many dry and sunny, clear skies leading to widespread frost overnight.

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  • Read Live Updates On The Alabama Senate Election
Read Live Updates On The Alabama Senate Election

In an interview with Bill Press on C-SPAN 2's After Words , Press read an excerpt from one of Moore's Supreme Court decisions in which the judge describes homosexuality as "abhorrent, immoral, detestable, a crime against nature and a violation of the laws of nature and nature's God upon which the nation and our laws are predicated".

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  • North Korea and USA are ready for a meeting and talks
North Korea and USA are ready for a meeting and talks

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addresses a joint news conference with European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini at the European Council in Brussels, Belgium, December 5, 2017. Tillerson also said the United States was working to tighten enforcement of global sanctions against North Korea, especially further measures that China...

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  • Amid sexual misconduct allegations, Sen. Hirono calls for Trump's resignation
Amid sexual misconduct allegations, Sen. Hirono calls for Trump's resignation

We got the U.S. Senator from New York Tuesday morning on Capitol Hill, just a few hours after the President tweeted and called Gillibrand a "total flunky" who had begged him for donations. A day later, Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) told MSNBC, "The president should resign because he certainly has a track record, with more than 17 women, of horrific condu...

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  • Ann Arbor could get another 7 inches of snow Wednesday
Ann Arbor could get another 7 inches of snow Wednesday

The National Weather Service has posted a Winter Storm Watch for Wednesday, for all of Southeast Michigan, including Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, St. Clair, Livingston, Washtenaw, Lenawee, Lapeer, Monroe, Midland, Saginaw, Shiawassee and Genesee counties.

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  • Iraq is
Iraq is "totally liberated" from IS: armed forces

The Sunni extremists of ISIS seized control of large parts of Iraq and neighbouring Syria in 2014, declaring a cross-border "caliphate" and committing widespread atrocities. Allawi said. The forces fighting Islamic State in both countries say they now expect a new phase of guerrilla warfare, typical to the group. Iraqi intelligence and other ...

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  • Black Caps all out for 373 in first innings against West Indies
Black Caps all out for 373 in first innings against West Indies

New Zealand won the first test by an innings and 67 runs in Wellington and achieved a win in the second test which was nearly as comprehensive. But Roston Chase made a half century in a 78-run partnership with Ramon Reifer (29) which delayed New Zealand's push for victory by nearly two hours.

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  • Secondus emerges PDP national chairman amid allegations of rigging
Secondus emerges PDP national chairman amid allegations of rigging

Early reports suggest that Secondus may have won with over 2000 votes against his closest rival, Tunde Adeniran, who became a rallying point for the Southwest zone after other contestants namely Bode George, Jimi Agbaje, Gbenga Daniel, Rashidi Ladoja and Olusegun Aderemi withdrew from the race.

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  • Sarah Sanders goes off on the media at White House press briefing
Sarah Sanders goes off on the media at White House press briefing

The White House Press Secretary was asked to cite a specific story that she says is intentionally false. "The reporting conveyed by Brian Ross during the special report had not been fully vetted through our editorial standards process", ABC News said in a statement at the time.

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  • Anti-Trump protesters try to break into USA embassy in Beirut
Anti-Trump protesters try to break into USA embassy in Beirut

Islamist groups denounced Arab leaders for not acting forcefully enough in response to Trump's declaration, and called on the Palestinian Authority to declare the peace process dead, according to reports on Twitter. "We won't leave Jerusalem to the mercy of a child-murdering country", Erdogan said, accusing Israel of having no values other ...

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  • Homeless Crisis Escalates As Temperatures Plummet In The City
Homeless Crisis Escalates As Temperatures Plummet In The City

People living in areas where an Orange level weather warning has been issued should exercise extreme caution when travelling and avoid unnecessary journeys. It will be a mostly dry and clear night with moderate to fresh northerly winds. - Met Éireann (@ MetEireann ) December 10, 2017Further falls of snow, rain & sleet this morning in Connacht, Le...

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  • Israeli Army Destroys Tunnel From Gaza Strip
Israeli Army Destroys Tunnel From Gaza Strip

The tunnel destroyed on Sunday had been discovered several weeks ago and was monitored by the military, Conricus said. Israel's army announced Sunday it destroyed an incomplete tunnel from Gaza that stretched into Israeli territory. Israeli politicians hailed the news and suggested the detection and demolition system might be about to give Isra...

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