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Donald Trump: Russia dossier a 'Crooked Hillary pile of garbage' Donald Trump: Russia dossier a 'Crooked Hillary pile of garbage'
- December 27, 2017

It was recently revealed the Clinton campaign and DNC funded some of research behind it creation. While it was unclear which particular discussion Trump was attempting to quote, " Fox and Friends " hosts did discuss the Steele dossier on Tuesday morning. (more...)
Lavrov, Tillerson discuss need for urgent North Korea negotiations: Moscow Lavrov, Tillerson discuss need for urgent North Korea negotiations: Moscow
- December 27, 2017

South Korean daily newspaper Joongang Ilbo reported: 'Through various channels, we've recently learned that the North has completed a new satellite and named it Kwangmyongsong-5. was within its range. "We do not share the desire of some states to exert maximum pressure on North Korea, which is often interpreted by them as establishing full economic and political blockade of this country by all available means", Lavrov added. (more...)
Wake County recycling Christmas trees for mulch in local parks Wake County recycling Christmas trees for mulch in local parks
- December 27, 2017

Port City Daily has compiled a list of local entities that will help residents dispose of used trees. Customers without yard debris service can pay for an extra 32-gallon collection and put cut trees next to their garbage containers. There will be four drop-off locations for NHC residents. In the Richmond area, Henrico County offers a similar program that turns the trees into mulch. (more...)
A British Woman Has Been Jailed For Bringing 300 Painkillers Into Egypt A British Woman Has Been Jailed For Bringing 300 Painkillers Into Egypt
- December 27, 2017

He added: "The evidence is pretty clear that she didn't know the drug was banned and she was taking it out there to help her boyfriend, who has come up with the evidence that he does suffer from a severe back problem". "She's a normal, nice person". Her trial is due to begin tomorrow. "We're also devastated by the news that it's been able to carry on this far and the fact that she's been sentenced for three years, just for being kind, it's a disgrace". (more...)
Christmas Eve snow to slow holiday travel in central IL Christmas Eve snow to slow holiday travel in central IL
- December 27, 2017

Denver has been dreaming of a white Christmas , and last night's snowfall should ensure that we have one. But another chance of snow returns to the forecast for Sunday . Snow may be on the ground for Christmas after a system clips through southern Iowa tonight . Round about 3 p.m., there was thunder-snow. The exact track of the storm is yet to be determined and therefore snow amounts as well as the rain-snow line are still very questionable. (more...)
Tax Prepayment Information for Property Owners Tax Prepayment Information for Property Owners
- December 26, 2017

The basic advice is: Do everything you can to load up on tax deductions in 2017. "If you have the cash now, it's better to load up on charitable donations this year", said Andrew Jones, a tax attorney in San Francisco. For example: one easy trick could pay you as much as $16,122 more. each year! Other deductions have been repealed as well, such as alimony , tax-preparation fees and casualty losses. (more...)
United Kingdom passports to turn blue after Britain leaves the European Union United Kingdom passports to turn blue after Britain leaves the European Union
- December 26, 2017

All passports issued after October 2019 will now be navy blue, similar to the design that first came into use nearly 100 years ago, BBC reported . He said the new blue passports will also be one of the most secure travel documents in the world with new features to protect against fraud and forgery. (more...)
Odisha celebrates Christmas with gaiety and fervour Odisha celebrates Christmas with gaiety and fervour
- December 26, 2017

Dr. K.A. William placed the idol of Infant Jesus in the crib, which was specially prepared within the church premises. "This helps to kind of bring us back, not just for family and fellowship, but true worship of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ." says Interim Pastor at First Baptist Church of Meridian Scott Hummel. (more...)
Dreaming of a white Christmas Eve in Southern Indiana Dreaming of a white Christmas Eve in Southern Indiana
- December 26, 2017

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for far northern Missouri Saturday and early Sunday. After an initial round of snow, much of the Rochester Metro stayed relatively dry, but what snow had fallen was blown around by strong winds on Christmas day. (more...)
One woman dead after two dogs attack her, her husband One woman dead after two dogs attack her, her husband
- December 26, 2017

The call came in around 10:20 Sunday morning. The owner of the dogs, Johnny Dale Lankford, 42, had been in a local detention center after being charged Friday with domestic violence and unlawful imprisonment. "Tragically the woman died from her injuries in the attack", the department said. Sheriff Mitch Williams is asking the community to be alert and on the lookout for a brown pitbull. (more...)
BPD offers thoughts, prayers after Hayward CHP officer dies BPD offers thoughts, prayers after Hayward CHP officer dies
- December 26, 2017

He is now being treated at Eden Medical Center. All three victims suffered injuries and were rushed by ambulances to local hospitals. The collision was first reported around 11:30 p.m. "This is not the way we wanted to celebrate Christmas Day", Sanchez said. Gov. Jerry Brown said in a statement that he is "deeply saddened" by Camilleri's death. (more...)
Neighbours rush to help couple fighting Christmas Eve house fire Neighbours rush to help couple fighting Christmas Eve house fire
- December 26, 2017

Witnesses on the scene say a neighbor kicked down the door to rescue a man. The fire, which firefighters believe started at the Christmas tree in the living room, caused extensive damage to the first floor of the home. The American Red Cross has been contacted to assist the family. Fire ripped through the home of a firefighter from the Pembroke, Kentucky Fire Department. (more...)
Day After Big RK Nagar Loss, AIADMK Expels 6 Dhinakaran Loyalists Day After Big RK Nagar Loss, AIADMK Expels 6 Dhinakaran Loyalists
- December 25, 2017

All the other candidates including the DMK's N Marudhuganesh forfeited their deposits. The bypoll held on December 21 had seen a record 77.68% voter turnout. "Will the people vote if it is handed over to MN Nambiar and PS Veerappa", he asked, amidst chuckles from his supporters. "We are the true AIADMK", declared Mr Dhinakaran, who is the nephew of VK Sasikala, in jail over corruption charges. (more...)
North Korea calls latest UN sanctions 'an act of war' North Korea calls latest UN sanctions 'an act of war'
- December 25, 2017

The US-drafted resolution would also force all North Koreans working overseas to return within 24 months along with a ban on exports of North Korean goods. North Korea said those who voted for the sanctions would face Pyongyang's wrath. Make a one-time donation to support the quality, independent journalism of TheDCNF. (more...)
Following Trump's lead, Guatemala to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem Following Trump's lead, Guatemala to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem
- December 25, 2017

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that by boycotting peace efforts led by the United States, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has demonstrated that he is not interested in resolving the decades-long conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. (more...)
Nikki Haley negotiates $285M cut in 'bloated' United Nations budget Nikki Haley negotiates $285M cut in 'bloated' United Nations budget
- December 25, 2017

According to the Committee on Contributions of the UN General Assembly, the U.S. is the largest financial contributor to the United Nations , providing 22% of the entire UN budget in 2017. Among those casting "yes" votes were major US allies such as Britain, France, and Germany. "We are not seeing the results in line with this investment", he said. (more...)
Jairam Thakur new Himachal Chief Minister Jairam Thakur new Himachal Chief Minister
- December 25, 2017

The 14th chief minister will be sworn in on December 27 at a star-studded ceremony to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah , among others. Now, Dhumal will vie for place for his loyalists in Thakur's cabinet. During the meeting, Mr Thakur's name was proposed by two-time chief minister Mr Dhumal and seconded by Mr Nadda and another two-time chief minister Shanta Kumar. (more...)
Black Trump supporter accuses his former campaign manager of sexual misconduct Black Trump supporter accuses his former campaign manager of sexual misconduct
- December 24, 2017

Villa said Lewandowski slapped her buttocks, and after she told him to stop, Villa said he slapped her again. Lewandowski's response, she said, was nearly as shocking as the original slap. But he remains close to Trump; last week, he attended a meeting on political strategy in the Oval Office. President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski , has been accused of unwanted touching by singer Joy Villa, who memorably wore a "Make America Great Again" dress to the ... (more...)
Animals killed in fire at London Zoo Animals killed in fire at London Zoo
- December 24, 2017

A fire broke out at London Zoo early today, engulfing a cafe and shop near an animal petting area, although it was not immediately clear if any of the creatures were hurt. We will update as quickly as the situation allows". It said it hoped to reopen on Sunday. The alarm was raised shortly after 6:00 am (0600 GMT), and it was not until around 9:30am that the fire was brought under control. (more...)
Iced tea company's stock shoots up after adding blockchain to its name Iced tea company's stock shoots up after adding blockchain to its name
- December 24, 2017

Because "blockchain" is one of the hottest corporate buzzwords you can summon in 2017, Long Blockchain's stock " zoomed " almost 200 percent after the Thursday announcement. "The discussions are only in the preliminary stages but indicate the areas of focus for the company", it said "There is no assurance that a definitive agreement with these, or any other entity, will be entered into or ultimately consummated". (more...)
Interpreter at No 10 'was a Russian spy' Interpreter at No 10 'was a Russian spy'
- December 24, 2017

The Ukrainian press has found out that Yezhov's wife is a citizen of Russian Federation, graduated from Saint Petersburg University and works at the Kiev-based Donbass Fuel and Energy Company. He is known to have accompanied Hroysman on his global trips and often served as an interpreter and has worked in the past in the president's office and at the Ukrainian Embassy to the United States. (more...)
Jammu and Kashmir: Major, three soldiers killed in Pakistan firing in Rajouri Jammu and Kashmir: Major, three soldiers killed in Pakistan firing in Rajouri
- December 24, 2017

Also in Siachen glacier in northern Kashmir, Indian and Pakistani troops have fought intermittently since 1984. Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked and indiscriminate shelling and firing when 120 Infantry Brigade, Batallion Area was on patrol, after which the Indian Army retaliated. (more...)
WRHA warns of early start to flu season, 5 deaths so far WRHA warns of early start to flu season, 5 deaths so far
- December 24, 2017

A total of 5,715 flu cases for the season have been reported, up from 3,558 the previous week and up from 886 at this time past year. Montana's flu season lasts from October through May and typically peaks in January. That's compared to just 347 at this time past year. "We're seeing increases in influenza activity", said Dr. Karen Landers, a district medical officer whose area includes Lawrence, Limestone, Morgan and nine other north Alabama counties. (more...)
California Unemployment Rate Drops to Lowest Level Since 1970s California Unemployment Rate Drops to Lowest Level Since 1970s
- December 23, 2017

Nebraska continues to be among the states with the lowest unemployment rates, and is logging rates much lower than the rest of the country. Veterans looking for employment prospects attend the first Los Angeles International Airport Job Fair for Veterans in Los Angeles on September 14, 2016. (more...)
Elderly couple busted with 60 pounds of marijuana in pickup Elderly couple busted with 60 pounds of marijuana in pickup
- December 23, 2017

Lt. Paul Vrbka with the sheriff's department said deputies initiated a traffic stop in the Bradshaw area after they saw a Toyota Tacoma going over the center line and the driver failing to signal. She was not jailed, however, because of medical issues, the York County Sheriff's Office said. Christmas may be a little less mellow for a few households this year as a California duo was arrested in Nebraska and charged with felony drug possession. (more...)
Houthis fire ballistic missile towards Riyadh Houthis fire ballistic missile towards Riyadh
- December 22, 2017

Al-Yamama palace is the Saudi royal court and also the main headquarters of the Saudi king's office. "The more crimes you perpetrate, the more tyrannical you are, you will meet nothing but more missiles". "Targeting residential areas through ballistic missiles is a violation of worldwide humanitarian laws". "Coalition forces confirm intercepting an Iranian-Houthi missile targeting (the) south of Riyadh". (more...)
Barcelona Release Statement Following Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann Complaint Barcelona Release Statement Following Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann Complaint
- December 22, 2017

Well, it appears that his club, Atletico Madrid , weren't too impressed with the skulduggery going on and are set to report Barcelona . The former Ajax player then forced a move to Barcelona in 2014 for a fee of about £65m and has gone on to score 130 goals in 168 appearances for the Blaugrana. (more...)
Freezing rain, snow risk for Great Lakes into Northeast
- December 22, 2017

Edmonton, there could also be some flurries on Saturday , while Sunday and Monday are looking cloudy and cold for you Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14. Tonight: Chance of drizzle early pm, cloudy - low around 42 with southeast wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. (more...)
President Commutes Sentence of Iowa Meatpacking Executive President Commutes Sentence of Iowa Meatpacking Executive
- December 22, 2017

The White House noted that Rubashkin's sentence is only being commuted and he has not been pardoned. The New York Daily News reported he is from Brooklyn, and the White House said he ran the Iowa headquarters of a family business that was the country's largest kosher meat processing company. (more...)
Pentagon had multi-million dollar secret UFO programme Pentagon had multi-million dollar secret UFO programme
- December 21, 2017

Reid, the Times says, was also supported in his efforts to fund the program by the late Sens. "I've done something that no one has done before". The shadowy program ended in 2012, according to the Defense Department, but the New York Times reported that it is still up and running - with officials continuing to study incidents brought to their attention by U.S. (more...)
U.S. declares North Korea led huge WannaCry cyberattack U.S. declares North Korea led huge WannaCry cyberattack
- December 21, 2017

The White House has publicly blamed North Korea for a ransomware attack in May that locked more than 300,000 computers in 150 countries. What the point of this blame will be remains uncertain, other than piling on amid rising tensions with North Korea. (more...)
WannaCry ransomware: Now the United States says North Korea was to blame WannaCry ransomware: Now the United States says North Korea was to blame
- December 21, 2017

Addressing the nation this morning, Department of Homeland Security advisor Tom Bossert restated-in some cases word-for-word-the assertions in an op-ed he penned for the Wall Street Journal last night squarely blaming North Korea for the widespread ransomware attack known as WannaCry. (more...)
More than 13000 wreaths placed on graves to honor fallen soldiers More than 13000 wreaths placed on graves to honor fallen soldiers
- December 21, 2017

Several other local groups were involved in Wreaths Across America , including the boys soccer team at Bishop O'Connell High School in Arlington, which laid wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery; and St. "As a veteran myself, I think it's up to us to lead the charge and support this type of work as best as we can". Any woman 18 years or older who can prove lineal descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence is eligible to join. (more...)
Treasuries Close Firmly Negative As House Approves Tax Reform Bill Treasuries Close Firmly Negative As House Approves Tax Reform Bill
- December 20, 2017

The bill , which passed the House by a vote of 227-203, was the product of conference committee negotiations between House and Senate lawmakers to reconcile separate bills passed by the two chambers. If the legislation is ostensibly meant to help Americans, the majority aren't buying it. Two-thirds of those surveyed said the bill would help the rich more than the middle-class. (more...)
IDF arrests Palestinian teenager seen slapping soldier in viral video IDF arrests Palestinian teenager seen slapping soldier in viral video
- December 20, 2017

The video, filmed amid ongoing protests last Friday, shows Tamimi along with two other women, telling two armed Israeli soldiers to remove themselves from her property. Tamimi's mother was also arrested, and while Israeli police gave no reason for her detention, they did confirm that the pair would be in jail until at least Thursday. (more...)
US Vetoes UN Call To Withdraw Trump's Decision On Jerusalem US Vetoes UN Call To Withdraw Trump's Decision On Jerusalem
- December 19, 2017

Pence's trip to Egypt and Israel was pushed back to mid-January to allow the USA vice president to remain in Washington during a vote on Trump's tax bill, a White House official said. "The fact that this veto is being done in defense of American sovereignty and in defense of America's role in the Middle East peace process is not a source of embarrassment for us; it should be an embarrassment to the remainder of the Security Council". (more...)
Amtrak train derailment witness who helped victims describes scene at deadly crash Amtrak train derailment witness who helped victims describes scene at deadly crash
- December 19, 2017

Seventy-seven people were transported to hospitals in Pierce and Thurston counties, the Tacoma-based healthcare network CHI Franciscan Health said, including four " level red " patients with the most severe injuries. A footage of a local TV showed that at least one rail vehicle fell off a bridge over a traffic-clogged highway. Karnes said that people had escaped the wreckage by kicking out windows. (more...)
Pence delays trip to Middle East Pence delays trip to Middle East
- December 19, 2017

Pence's office said it made a decision to delay the trip to ensure Senate passage of the GOP tax bill, which is likely to keep the vice president in Washington past his scheduled Tuesday night departure. The vice president's trip has been complicated due to the uproar in the Middle East over President Trump's recent decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. (more...)
'Productive day' for firefighters at the Thomas Fire 'Productive day' for firefighters at the Thomas Fire
- December 19, 2017

The blaze has the potential to become the biggest fire in state history, as it is not expected to reach full containment until January 2018. The current record is held by the 2003 Cedar Fire, which killed 15 people and charred just over 273,000 acres in San Diego. (more...)
3 people die in a small plane crash in southeastern Indiana 3 people die in a small plane crash in southeastern Indiana
- December 19, 2017

Initial reports indicated that the plane caught fire after it crashed. Dog survives plane crash in the US. Only one survivor got off the plane: A second dog, which showed up injured at a nearby home and was taken to a local veterinarian for treatment. (more...)
Congresswoman says child tax credit expanded Congresswoman says child tax credit expanded
- December 18, 2017

Yet even up until the final hours before Republicans released their agreement, there was considerable uncertainty about whether proponents of the measure would be able to gather enough key votes to give it a solid chance of passage. Assets held by USA corporations overseas would face a one-time "deemed repatriation" tax of 8% on fixed assets and 15.5% on cash. The crimson ebb foretold by Democrat Doug Jones' unlikely election to Attorney General Jeff Sessions' former Senate seat ... (more...)
Meghalaya: PM Modi inaugurates Shillong-Tura Road Project, Addresses 'Rally for Change' Meghalaya: PM Modi inaugurates Shillong-Tura Road Project, Addresses 'Rally for Change'
- December 18, 2017

On Saturday, Modi addressed public rallies to mark the inauguration of a number of projects in Meghalaya and Mizoram. This visit of PM is observed as he visited the state to blow the conch for the BJP campaign in the state as there are only two months left for the Assembly Elections . (more...)
Dogs Maul Their Owner to Death Dogs Maul Their Owner to Death
- December 18, 2017

Many people following this story online said they find it hard to believe her dogs would commit such a tragedy. Meanwhile, one of Ms Stephens' best friends said she did not believe the animals would have hurt her, as she had raised them since they were puppies. (more...)
At least two dead as 6.5 magnitude natural disaster hits off Java, Indonesia At least two dead as 6.5 magnitude natural disaster hits off Java, Indonesia
- December 18, 2017

National Disaster Mitigation Agency's (BNPB) spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said at least two people had been killed, seven injured, over 100 homes damaged- 43 either very heavily damaged or collapsed - and a hospital evacuated. Nugroho said 228 houses were damaged heavily and 722 received moderate to light damage. The natural disaster affected 76 sub-districts in eight districts in West Java Province, Dicky Saromi, head of the West Java BPBD, said here, Sunday. (more...)
Trump Allies Allege Mueller's Obtaining Trump Transition Emails Was 'Unlawful' Trump Allies Allege Mueller's Obtaining Trump Transition Emails Was 'Unlawful'
- December 18, 2017

Kory Langhofer , an Arizona-based attorney representing Trump for America, spelled out the complaint in a seven-page letter sent Saturday to the main House and Senate oversight committees where he raises potential violations of attorney-client privilege and the Fourth Amendment, which protects against unlawful search and seizure. (more...)
Trump Says Russia 'Not Helping' On North Korea; Russia Fires Back Trump Says Russia 'Not Helping' On North Korea; Russia Fires Back
- December 18, 2017

Just look at how the markets have gone up", he added, according to TASS . "This speaks to investors' trust in the American economy". This indicates they have confidence in what President Trump is doing in this sphere. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said this November that McFaul had been barred from entering Russia for intentionally "harming the bilateral relations" between the two nations. (more...)
Word Ban At CDC Includes 'Vulnerable,' 'Fetus,' 'Transgender' Word Ban At CDC Includes 'Vulnerable,' 'Fetus,' 'Transgender'
- December 17, 2017

The newspaper quoted an anonymous source saying that scientists and other officials at the agency have been told to instead say that the "CDC bases its recommendations on science in consideration with community standards and wishes". The analyst who spoke with the Post could not remember a similar ban over potentially controversial words. "You can not fight against the Zika virus, or improve women's and fetal health, if you are unable to use the word " fetus .' You must be able to talk ... (more...)
Ex-'Apprentice' Star Omarosa to Tell All About White House
- December 17, 2017

Accustomed to the spotlight, Omarosa Manigault Newman appeared on national television Thursday to push back against reports that she was sacked from her job as a Trump assistant and director of communications for a White House office that deals with constituent groups. (more...)
Wreaths Across America brings volunteers to cemetery to honor veterans Wreaths Across America brings volunteers to cemetery to honor veterans
- December 17, 2017

Afterward, volunteers placed wreaths throughout the cemetery, speaking each veteran's name aloud as the wreath was placed. Wreaths were also laid for each branch of the armed forces. "Last year was a blizzard, I wouldn't trade it for the world", she said. Mitchell National Cemetery Saturday afternoon and was hosted by the Department of Veterans Affairs. (more...)
Nazareth Cancels Christmas in Protest of Trump's Jerusalem Move Nazareth Cancels Christmas in Protest of Trump's Jerusalem Move
- December 16, 2017

Nazareth, which Christians consider to be Jesus' birth site, is a major tourist destination and pilgrimage site. Some Christmas celebrations have been canceled in Nazareth - the Israeli city where the Bible says Jesus grew up - as a protest against President Donald Trump's controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Reuters reported . (more...)