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As reported in the USA and United Kingdom media, the American government said it would sanction Nigeria and other countries that voted against its decision. Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said on Sunday he had given instructions to move the Central American country's embassy in Israel . "We don't care", the President said at the time.
  • Fire breaks out at London Zoo

    Fire breaks out at London Zoo

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    The zoo had previously posted about her celebrating her birthday three years ago. It is not clear if any of the animals are injured or have suffered any harm. An investigation will begin to determine the cause of the incident. Officials are checking the rest of the animal population and the zoo remained closed to the public on what had been expected to be a busy day at the popular facility in Regent's Park.
  • United States claims North Korea is directly responsible for WannaCry cyber attack

    United States claims North Korea is directly responsible for WannaCry cyber attack

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    Mr Bossert said the United States administration's finding of responsibility is based on evidence and confirmed by other governments and private companies, including the United Kingdom and Microsoft. For their part, the North Korean government has repeatedly denied being behind the malware. North Korean officials have insisted they have nothing to do with any cyberattacks, and that they don't deny every single allegation made against them because there are simply too many to keep track of.
  • Ambassador's Claim About Fake News Claim Is Fake News

    Ambassador's Claim About Fake News Claim Is Fake News

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    You can tell because he has the same look on his face that political reporters in America have had since Donald Trump started running for president nearly two and a half years ago. So he denied he said something, and then, he denied the denial. "Chaos in the Netherlands", he continues. No-go zones are a perennial bogeyman for the right.
  • New Poll Shows Dems Leading by 18 Points on Generic Midterm Ballot

    New Poll Shows Dems Leading by 18 Points on Generic Midterm Ballot

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    In other poll results, Democrats are viewed more favorably than Republicans, according to the poll. The November 21 national poll found 60% of USA women say they've been sexually harassed; Trump job approval still stuck below 40%. Just 36% of registered voters would support President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election, a new poll finds, a precipitous drop from the 46% of votes he received past year.
  • Messy Snow Ahead, More on Way for Christmas

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    Winds will blow from the north at 10-15 miles per hour during the afternoon. Christmas Day will just be cold. Temperatures will range from the upper 30s to upper 40s with light winds and a moderate chance of rain throughout. WEDNESDAY: Mostly cloudy. A couple of showers possible. The coldest air yet this season arrives for Christmas weekend with high temperatures only reaching the low 30s Saturday and near 30 Sunday with nights dropping into the teens and low 20s.
  • Rosie O'Donnell faces conservative backlash after offering to pay GOP senators

    Rosie O'Donnell faces conservative backlash after offering to pay GOP senators

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    Those directly targeted by O'Donnell included GOP Sens. "I$3 t is obvious there is a price corker had one collins too flake nearly courageous he crawled out backwards". Collins was previously instrumental in the defeat of the Senate's effort to repeal Obamacare, voting "no" with John McCain and Lisa Murkowski. The bill is headed back to the House for a final vote before it goes to President Trump to sign into law.
  • Theresa May believes free trade deal can be negotiated before Brexit day

    Theresa May believes free trade deal can be negotiated before Brexit day

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    Legislation meant to smooth Britain's exit from the European Union moves a step closer to becoming law on Wednesday, as ministers begin working out what they want from Brexit . "But the real difficulties ahead lie when the British will ask for special system of regulatory alignment - they won't get it", he said . "We are pleased to see this development and it is now up to our politicians and regulators to make sure this is delivered", she added.
  • RI hangs on to second US House seat in population estimates

    RI hangs on to second US House seat in population estimates

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    Behind Texas, Florida, California, Washington and North Carolina round out the top five states that added the most individuals in that time period. States in the South and West continued to lead in population growth. Behind Wyoming's decline rate, which was the largest in the nation, were West Virginia, Illinois, Alaska and Hawaii. The U.S. population grew by 2.3 million to 325.7 million, a less than 1% increase in population.
  • Democrat wins recount in Virginia House race

    Democrat wins recount in Virginia House race

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    Her win means the House of Delegates is evenly divided, 50-50, between Democrats and Republicans . The recount, held in Virginia's 94th District, found that Democratic candidate Shelly Simonds won the November 7 election by just one vote after the original results showed Republican incumbent David Yancey winning by 10 votes, according to The Virginian Pilot .
  • Israeli soldiers just arrested this iconic teenage Palestinian activist

    Israeli soldiers just arrested this iconic teenage Palestinian activist

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    Since years, the village has been the scene for many protests against Halamish illegal settlement, whichs' construction led to land confiscation and theft of water from the local spring belonging to the Palestinians. Education Minister Naftali Bennett told Army Radio the teen provocateurs should be jailed for life for attacking the soldiers. "They didn't give a reason for her arrest", he told AFP.
  • House forced to vote again on tax reform bill

    House forced to vote again on tax reform bill

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    Should the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act make it into law it would be the first major legislative victory in the 11 months since Trump's inauguration. Marco Rubio, Fla., and Bob Corker, R-Tenn., pledged their support. Ryan expressed confidence that the public's view of the tax bill will change, telling reporters "results are going to make this popular". The bill's main features are cuts in the corporate tax rate, an end to the estate tax, a reduction in rates for most tax filers and an increase in ...
  • Carnival (CCL) Issues Q1 Earnings Guidance

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    Delphi Management Inc who had been investing in Carnival Corp. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $47.83 billion market cap company. The Minnesota-based Sns Fincl Grp Inc Lc has invested 0.54% in Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL). Riggs Asset Managment Com Inc invested in 400 shares.
  • White House blames North Korea for cyberattack

    White House blames North Korea for cyberattack

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    He said the United Kingdom is determined to identify, pursue and respond to malicious cyber activity regardless of where it originates, imposing costs on those who wish to attack us in cyberspace. "We make it way to easy for attackers by operating independently", she told reporters. Back in October , security minister Ben Wallace appeared to blame North Korea for the infamous ransomware attack that disrupted the operation of one in three NHS trusts in England as well as numerous other ...
  • Sonia Gandhi retires as India Congress celebration president

    Sonia Gandhi retires as India Congress celebration president

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    They set fire, we douse it. Senior leaders like Mr Ramesh Chennithala, Oommen Chandy and M.M. Hassan, who attended the programme, said that the Congress party was on a revival path. # We represented and worked for the development of every class of the society. Speaking of expansion of the party and his intent to democratise its functioning further, Rahul Gandhi said, "We would like to bring in as many new faces, young faces, exciting faces and dynamic faces (as we could)".
  • BJP to retain power in Gujarat despite strong showing by Congress

    BJP to retain power in Gujarat despite strong showing by Congress

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    As a star campaigner, he spoke of the development politics that the BJP perused in Uttar Pradesh and also spoke for an end to the politics of appeasement. Just a few days after Congress old hand Mani Shankar Aiyar's "neech" comments on Modi, Rahul Gandhi's supporter Alpesh Thakor said the PM was a "dark" person but has become "fair" because by consumption of imported mushrooms worth Rs 4,00,000 a day.
  • Snow likely over higher terrain in Metro Vancouver on Tuesday

    Snow likely over higher terrain in Metro Vancouver on Tuesday

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    On Tuesday, a low pressure system will track across northern Washington State near the B.C. border, mixing Pacific moisture with cool winds. Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for Tuesday in the eastern Fraser Valley, including Abbotsford, Chilliwack and Hope.
  • Let's talk: Should criminals get child abuse compensation?

    Let's talk: Should criminals get child abuse compensation?

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    During its hearings, the commission heard that 7% of Catholic priests were accused of abuse in Australia between 1950 and 2010, but the allegations were never investigated, with children ignored and even punished when they came forward. He said the Vatican is already giving "serious consideration" to questions raised by the commission about the extent of the seal of the confession and whether child molesters who did not confess to police could be absolved.
  • Pence delays trip to Egypt, Israel because of USA tax vote

    Pence delays trip to Egypt, Israel because of USA tax vote

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    The new date for the trip is January 14th, according to CNN. "We have some senators who obviously can't make it there for the vote and the vice president feels that it's important for him to be here for the largest tax cut in history", the official said.
  • NFL Takes Over Probe Into Misconduct Claims Against Panthers Owner

    NFL Takes Over Probe Into Misconduct Claims Against Panthers Owner

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    The SI report describes the settlements' value as "significant". For example: When female Panthers employees showed up to the team office on "Jeans Days", Richardson would ask the women to "turn around so he could admire their backsides" before delivering incredibly crude one-liners, such as "Show me how you wiggle to get those jeans up" and "I bet you had to lay down on your bed to fit into those jeans".
  • Utah Jazz Center Rudy Gobert Diagnosed with PCL Injury

    Utah Jazz Center Rudy Gobert Diagnosed with PCL Injury

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    Teammate Derrick Favors appeared to roll over the back of Gobert's leg, causing the injury . Gobert had an MRI on Saturday that revealed a sprained posterior cruciate ligament and a bone bruise. Joe Johnson and Thabo Sefolosha will need to be productive as well. The Jazz have already played without Rudy Gobert once this season. They'll see the Cavs one more time later in the month, and will also take on the reigning National Basketball Association champions, the Golden State Warriors.
  • Air service between Moscow and Cairo will resume on February 1

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    Asked whether an aviation security protocol with Egypt will be signed, he said: "We expect that it will be signed". At the meeting, the governments of the two countries agreed to the green light "to airlines to fly between Moscow and Cairo from February 1", the ministry said in a press release.
  • Remains of 3 children found in Montana may be missing Michigan brothers

    Remains of 3 children found in Montana may be missing Michigan brothers

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    Nothing previously has linked the three children to the state, but the Michigan State Police have been working with the authorities in Missoula to see if the parts belong to the three young boys, WXYZ Detroit reported. The Skelton brothers - Andrew, Alex and Tanner - disappeared during a Thanksgiving visitation in 2010 after their father, John Skelton, claims to have given the boys to an unknown group of people.
  • Dog survives plane crash that killed 3 people, other dog

    Dog survives plane crash that killed 3 people, other dog

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    Investigators said Sunday they have not identified the cause of the crash. Officers arrived on scene and located the fire from the wreckage in a heavily wooded area behind a residence. near Oldenburg in Franklin County, Indiana police said in a news release . Police say the initial cause of the crash has been attributed to engine failure.
  • Putin called Trump to thank Central Intelligence Agency for tip on bomb threat

    Putin called Trump to thank Central Intelligence Agency for tip on bomb threat

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    Petersburg's Kazan Cathedral and in other crowded places in that city", the press service said, adding that the conversation was initiated by the Russian side. Three other men were arrested in St. Petersburg on December 14. Trump was also asked to forward Putin's appreciation to CIA Director Mike Pompeo and the intelligence officials who obtained the information.
  • Bethany Stephens Mauled By Her Own Dogs

    Bethany Stephens Mauled By Her Own Dogs

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    She was 22 years old. Stephens' father had called the sheriff's office after he hadn't seen his daughter in a day. "The first traumatic injury to her was to her throat and face", Agnew said, reading from the initial autopsy results. Agnew indicated that the investigation has yet to be concluded, but has ruled out foul play as the cause of Stephens' death. The dogs are now with Goochland Animal Control.
  • Kihuen Will Not Seek Reelection

    Kihuen Will Not Seek Reelection

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    The announcement comes after the House Ethics Committee opened an investigation into the lawmaker. The Nevada Independent reported new allegations by a lobbyist who said Democratic Rep. Franks resigned last week. "Due process and the presumption of innocence are bedrock legal principles which have guided our nation for centuries, and they should not be lost to unsubstantiated hearsay and innuendo", Kihuen added.
  • Toronto Billionaire Philanthropist And Wife Found Dead In Home

    Toronto Billionaire Philanthropist And Wife Found Dead In Home

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    Police declined to officially identify the victims, however, a growing number of friends and colleagues are remembering the couple on social media. "All of us at Apotex are deeply shocked and saddened by this news and our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time", the company said in a statement .
  • Pa. ski lift malfunction strands dozens, 5 have minor injuries

    Pa. ski lift malfunction strands dozens, 5 have minor injuries

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    A witness told WJAC-TV she watched as the lift malfunctioned and several chairs crashed into each other. The chairlift at Tussey Mountain in Harris Township , Pennsylvania, became stuck Saturday morning after a malfunction. "We take the safety of our guests very seriously, and are saddened to learn that there were non-life threatening injuries as a result of this accident", it reads.
  • White House forbids CDC from using 7 words, including 'transgender' and 'diversity'

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    On the list: " diversity ", " fetus ", " transgender ", " vulnerable ", " entitlement ", " science-based " and "evidence-based". Gwen MooreGwen Sophia MooreThe almost 60 Dems who voted for impeachment FCC votes to limit program funding internet access for low-income communities More than a dozen lawmakers put family on campaign payroll MORE (D-Wis.) calling the decision "deeply disturbing and offensive".
  • Port Authority attack suspect : What we know of Akayed Ullah

    Port Authority attack suspect : What we know of Akayed Ullah

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    The NYPD said on it's official Twitter account: "The NYPD is responding to reports of an explosion of unknown origin at 42nd Street and 8th Ave, #Manhattan ". "Thank God the perpetrator did not achieve his ultimate goals". He commended first responders and said there were "minor" injuries from the "essentially low tech" explosive device.
  • Thomas Fire Containment Grows But So Does The Fire

    Thomas Fire Containment Grows But So Does The Fire

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    The firefighter was identified as 32-year-old Cory Iverson from Cal Fire San Diego. As an engineer, Iverson was an experienced firefighter who had been promoted to drive the fire engine and lead a crew. SDFD moved eight engines to Cal Fire to let employees grieve. "I am very saddened to report that a firefighter fatality has occurred on the Thomas incident".
  • Snow could snarl Friday evening commute

    Snow could snarl Friday evening commute

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    SHA spokesman Charlie Gischlar says crews only have about a five hour window as of 8 this morning to treat the roads. Today: Cloudy. A chance of snow this morning, then snow this afternoon. Lows in the mid 20s. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. Sunday's forecast is for partly sunny skies with a high of 37. "Heavy snow expected.
  • Trump Administration Cuts Red Tape

    Trump Administration Cuts Red Tape

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    During his remarks at the White House, Trump cut a red tape hung between two tall stacks of paper representing pages of regulations in 1960 and today. But when you put something like that into practice - man, is it complicated. "But they're all moving back (into our country)", he said. As for the 1,579 rules that OIRA said agencies withdrew or delayed, Rao said those are a separate batch of rules that are being reconsidered.
  • Oasis Petroleum (OAS) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Accern Reports

    Oasis Petroleum (OAS) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Accern Reports

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    Blackrock holds 0.01% or 15.69M shares in its portfolio. Emerald Advisers Inc Pa has 0.03% invested in Oasis Petroleum Inc . (NYSE: OAS ). Metropolitan Life Communications New York holds 0.01% or 160,760 shares. "Ultimately, through all this investigation into the company's performance the analyst decides whether their stock is a "buy", sell" or hold". Therefore 57% are positive.
  • Wreaths Across America event set for December 16

    Wreaths Across America event set for December 16

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    Wreaths Across America will place almost 1.6 million wreaths at cemeteries across the country on Saturday, including 246,700 wreaths at the Arlington National Cemetery. The Civil Air Patrol and volunteers will begin placing some of the wreaths before the ceremony after 9 a.m. "I'm hoping to bring Wreaths Across America to a cemetery near where I go to college", she said with a smile.
  • Activist campaign renames Redskins on hoax Web sites

    Activist campaign renames Redskins on hoax Web sites

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    On Wednesday, Facebook and Twitter were flooded with users sharing stories from what appeared to be legitimate news outlets, bearing the names of sports media titans like Bleacher Report , ESPN , The Washington Post and Sports Illustrated .