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by | December 21, 2017 | 01:28

Franken, the target of sexual harassment allegations, has announced he will resign. "I think if he had chose to stay, he would have found a lot of support". Days after Franken said he planned to step down, Minnesota's Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton chose Smith as his successor . A special election will be held in Minnesota to permanently fill the seat timed to next year's midterm elections in November.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:27

Deputy Governor Sam Woods said cooperation had worked well to date. Michel Barnier said that the "logical end" of a transition period must be December 31, 2020, giving Britain enough time to adapt to its situation outside the European Union and not too long to create further problems.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:12

Supreme Court ", he wrote . The Washington Post's reported Monday that "earlier this year, Trump talked about rescinding Gorsuch's nomination" to the Supreme Court after Gorsuch criticized "the president's escalating attacks on the federal judiciary in private meetings with legislators", according to an unnamed source.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:12

The Hermit Kingdom is beginning experiments to test out if anthrax can endure enormous heat and pressure it will have to endure when loaded into an ICBM and launched toward the earth's atmosphere, Japan's Asahi newspaper reported , citing an unidentified person connected to South Korea's intelligence services.

by | December 20, 2017 | 01:33

Violence: You may not make specific threats of violence or wish for the serious physical harm, death, or disease of an individual or group of people. The accounts of two of its leaders have been suspended as has the group's official page.

by | December 20, 2017 | 01:32

Barclays Center is not terrible and the Islanders are a great home team, but, the arena is not great for hockey and does not have the same ambiance or ice conditions as the Nassau Coliseum, the Isles' previous home. It is just the first step for the Islanders, who still need to get out of their current 25-year lease with the Barclays Center. It's accessible by auto and by regional rail, and would bring the Islanders closer to their historical Nassau County fan base.

by | December 20, 2017 | 01:29

Really? Have you no Christmas spirit? Despite bookies having Aberdeen as favourites for a White Christmas , it looks like there will be no snow falling on the Granite City on the big day. As for snowfall, it appears there will only be a few chances for accumulating snow before the end of 2017. Snow cover (especially in the City) has been disappearing day by day and the forecast this week is far from ideal.

by | December 19, 2017 | 11:17

Mr Porter's expected from Social Services to Attorney-General - he is a former treasurer and attorney-general in the Western Australian Parliament - will trigger further changes to the cabinet, and the outer ministry. Mr Turnbull said the former Industry Minister would likely return mid-2018. 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 ...

by | December 19, 2017 | 11:11

As ANC leader, Ramaphosa, a 65-year-old union leader who became businessman, is likely to become the country's next president after elections in 2019. Government bonds also closed firmer before announcement that Ramaphosa had won the race. Though either presidential candidate could still prevail, Ramaphosa had the edge after the nominations were announced, with the backing of 1,469 ANC branches, compared to Dlamini-Zuma's 1,094.

by | December 19, 2017 | 10:59

Key US allies Britain, France, Italy, Japan and Ukraine were among the 14 countries in the 15-member council that backed the measure asserting that any decisions on the status of Jerusalem "have no legal effect, are null and void and must be rescinded".

by | December 18, 2017 | 03:10

Mevani raised his voice against Dalit atrocities. The Gujarat Assembly elections have turned from home ground into a battle ground, where PM Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah has lots at stake. -While the BJP is seeking a sixth straight term in office in Gujarat, the Congress is aiming to stage a comeback in power after being in the Opposition for over two decades.

by | December 17, 2017 | 02:34

The school's official Facebook page wrote: "HARVARD THREE-PEAT!" Little is a student at TM Landry College Prep in Breaux Bridge, and according to KATC in Lafayette, Little's brother was accepted to Stanford University earlier this month.

by | December 17, 2017 | 02:13

In 1976, in the fifth Lok Sabha, the Winter Session in Lok Sabha was held from October 25 to November 5, with 11 sittings in 12 days, while the winter session in Rajya Sabha was held from November 3 to November 15, with nine sittings in 13 days.

by | December 17, 2017 | 02:10

The civil war has turned Yemen, the Arab world's poorest nation, into a proxy battleground for Sunni-led Saudi Arabia and Shiite-led Iran. Iran immediately dismissed the evidence as " fabricated ", saying the accusations were baseless. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley briefs reporters against a backdrop of what U.S. officials say are the remains of an Iranian Qiam ballistic missile, at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington on December 14, 2017 .

by | December 16, 2017 | 06:10

Trump announced last week that he recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital, reversing reversing decades of US policy and jeopardising Middle East peace efforts and upsetting the Arab world and Western allies alike. Almost 70 percent are Muslim and about 30 percent are Christian. The town announced it will cut back on its Christmas festivities, claiming Donald Trump has leached all the joy out of the holiday after his Jerusalem decision.

by | December 16, 2017 | 06:10

It could take months before DNA from the remains of three children found in Montana can be compared with DNA in the 2010 disappearance of three MI brothers due to a backlog of cases awaiting DNA testing, MI state police said Friday. A cleaning crew found the box when a tenant was evicted. D/Lt. Jeremy Brewer with Michigan State Police says the only connection between what Montana police are investigating and the case of the missing Skelton brothers in Morenci, Michigan is the approximate ...

by | December 16, 2017 | 06:07

A strong natural disaster hit off the southern coast of Indonesia's Java Island just before midnight Friday, forcing the country's Meteorological, Climatology and Geophysics issued a tsunami warning. He said strong tremors were felt for about 20 seconds in the capital of Jakarta and in cities and villages in western and central Java. The epicentre of the quake was 11 km southwest of Tasikmalaya Regency, West Java province, 102 km from West Java's capital Bandung, with a depth of 107 km in ...

by | December 16, 2017 | 06:04

There is a chance of rain early Monday , and temperatures will reach the mid-40s, the weather service said. The highest risk is expect to onset Saturday afternoon. South wind 7 to 11 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 22 miles per hour. Sunday night , the low will be around 35 with mostly cloudy skies, according to the weather service.

by | December 16, 2017 | 06:00

According to Variety , the investigation was conducted by Sarah Taylor Wirtz of the venerable Los Angeles law firm MSK, who interviewed ten witnesses, primarily former staffers, about their interactions with Smiley. "I have never groped, coerced, or exposed myself inappropriately to any workplace colleague in my entire broadcast career, covering 6 networks over 30 years", he said.

by | December 16, 2017 | 05:57

The changes to the News Feed will mean that users are more likely to see videos that Facebook thinks they want to watch, based on pages they have liked and behavioural data from the site, for example presenting new episodes of shows if users have watched earlier episodes.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:14

De Mistura says the opposition was engaged on other subjects, such as governance, the constitution and elections. He stressed that peace negotiations needed two sides and that the Syrian regime delegation had refused to carry out any direct talks, al-Hariri said.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:17

He said that the US averages 200 fires a year that stem from Christmas trees, and of those, 16 deaths annually are reported. "We received all the trees that we had ordered". Droves of Bay Area families flock back, year after year, to partake in a lively, charitable tradition: picking out out a tree from the Guardsmen, who donate a large portion of the proceeds to help at-risk youth in San Francisco.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:12

She's a former contestant from Mr Trump's television show, The Apprentice . Manigault Newman has known Trump since appearing on the first season of " The Apprentice ". New York Times reporter Yamiche Alcindor on "Morning Joe" Thursday reported that as well, although she added Omarosa was furious over losing her walk-in privileges with the president.

by | December 15, 2017 | 06:39

Eventually it worked its way to Arlington National Cemetery and that became the main place for the ceremony, but local communities also all hold their events on the same day, December 16. Reyes said the event is important for families who consistently honor veteran family members. And Taylor Truck Line is providing both a driver to deliver wreaths to Fort Snelling National Cemetery on Friday and a group of employees, who volunteered to hang wreaths on veterans' graves on Saturday.

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:20

Officers said the toll could have been far worse had the attacker detonated his bomb in the centre of the crowd. "Some of the police were already in lines, and others were gathering, when the man in police uniform entered and blew himself up", said bystander Hussein Ali, describing the carnage.

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:19

Temperatures tomorrow will remain below average, with highs only expected to be in the low 20s. The aforementioned clipper low-pressure system will move out to sea Thursday morning allowing any leftover snow showers to quickly end and skies to clear.

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:15

The setback comes less than a week after the United Kingdom and European Union secured a significant breakthrough in Brexit negotiations, allowing the two parties to progress onto a crucial second phase that will include discussions over the nature of a future trading relationship.

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:15

Biden moved to sit next to McCain and offer words of encouragement and joke about his long relationship with Sen. The former DE senator went on to say that, despite their political differences, he and McCain were just "like two brothers who were somehow raised by different fathers", adding that their different "points of view " never got in the way of their friendship.

by | December 13, 2017 | 06:40

Tillerson made the remark on Tuesday during a forum hosted by USA think tank Atlantic Council in Washington. "We're ready to talk whenever North Korea is ready to talk and we're willing to have a first meeting without preconditions", he told a forum here.

by | December 13, 2017 | 06:23

Kirsten Gillibrand as someone who once "would do anything" for campaign contributions, a "total flunky for Chuck Schumer " and a " lightweight " - tweeting the personal insults a day after she called for his resignation over multiple sexual assault allegations.

by | December 13, 2017 | 06:09

A winter storm warning is in effect for LaGrange and Noble counties until 7 a.m. Wednesday, the National Weather Service has announced. Highs are only expected to be in the upper teens, and with a 20-25mph wind, it will feel like single digits to near zero most of the day.

by | December 12, 2017 | 18:42

Senator Gamawa Babawo Garba beat former Minister of Women Affairs, Hajia Maryam Inna Ciroma and Senator Saidu Kumo to emerge new Deputy National Chairman (North) which earns him a place in the National Working Committee (NWC). "You will recall that I said that the PDP must be the ultimate victor at the end of the contest". Some of the contenders in the PDP Chairmanship race, including Chief Raymond Dokpesi , had described the electoral process that produced Uche Secondus as Chairman, ...

by | December 12, 2017 | 18:42

Huckabee Sanders then interrupted him to retort, "Well when journalists make honest mistakes they should own up to them". Acosta attempted to ask the question he originally wanted to ask, but Sanders refused to take it, saying Acosta had already used his question on another subject.

by | December 12, 2017 | 18:38

Aboul-Gheit said Trump's decision was "against global law and raises questions over American efforts to support peace" between Palestine and Israel . "This is an extended battle, a battle that will be escalated". Speaking from Paris, where he met with French President Emmanuel Macron, Netanyahu said that Jerusalm has "always been our capital, and Jerusalem has never been the capital of any other people".

by | December 12, 2017 | 18:29

President Trump signed a new directive at the White House on Monday, aimed at furthering the administration's efforts in advancing space exploration for future missions to the Moon and Mars . Experts say sending people to Mars, which lies an average of 140 million miles (225 million kilometres) from Earth, would require a massive cash investment and vast technical development.

by | December 11, 2017 | 03:27

The tunnel was identified several weeks ago with a unique method combining technology, intelligence and operational capability developed by the IDF. "The IDF will continue to discover and destroy the tunnels in order to defend and protect Israeli civilians and has no interest in escalating the situation".

by | December 11, 2017 | 03:25

The Israeli police and special forces units have strengthened Jerusalem's public transport security control following a stabbing attack in the city's center, a Sputnik correspondent reported . The Palestinian health ministry said the child suffered bruises in her lower part. In the occupied West Bank, Palestinians set fire to tires and threw stones and firebombs at Israeli troops, who responded with tear gas, water cannons, rubber bullets and, in a few instances, live fire.

by | December 10, 2017 | 05:10

Christie's declined to comment on the report. Abu Dhabi's Department of Culture and Tourism has confirmed that it bought the $450m Salvator Mundi painting for the state's new Louvre gallery. Under a 30-year agreement, France provides expertise, lends works of art and organizes exhibitions in return for one billion euros ($1.16 billion).

by | December 10, 2017 | 04:40

Following Trump's speech, in which the U.S. president recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital and ordered the State Department to begin preparations for moving the USA embassy to the city from Tel Aviv, Abbas slammed the move and said the United States has ended its historic role as the key sponsor for Israel-Palestinian peace talks.

by | December 09, 2017 | 13:44

Speaking at a weekly briefing, Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said Jadhav's wife and mother as well as an official of Indian High Commission have been allowed to visit him on Dec 25. We have been seeking access for both the mother and wife for a long time. Earlier, Pakistan had been repeatedly denied consular access to the Indian prisoner on grounds not applicable to cases pertaining to espionage.