• Pres. Trump Promotes Economic Potential of Tax Bill, Says Support is 'Great'
Pres. Trump Promotes Economic Potential of Tax Bill, Says Support is 'Great'

President Donald Trump is predicting passage of the Senate tax plan as he accuses Democratic leaders of being "all talk" and "no action". Democrats who oppose the GOP tax bill have repeatedly cast it as a plan helping corporations and the wealthy at the expense of poorer Americans.

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  • White House reveals 2017 Christmas decorations
White House reveals 2017 Christmas decorations

As part of their traditional yet exorbitant Christmas display, the First Family hung a mistletoe plant - an eighteenth-century creation that has evolved over the years as a cue for required kissing. Melania notably did not move into the White House immediately following her husband's inauguration, instead staying at Trump Tower in New York City...

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  • Sweetwater boutique shops promote Small Business Saturday
Sweetwater boutique shops promote Small Business Saturday

Many of our local stores will also be extending their hours tonight if you want to get a jump on the holiday shopping. "I actually just saw my second grade teacher here and she bought one of these and it's just exciting to be able to just get some money!", said Greene resident, Drake Malmquist.

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  • Uber Ride-Sharing Banned in Israel
Uber Ride-Sharing Banned in Israel

Orenstein found that the UberDAY and UberNIGHT services in Israel contravene an Israeli law which forbids drivers from ferrying passengers for payment unless they have a special taxi license. Gett Taxi and the Association of Taxi Drivers have filed suit against the company. The Transportation Ministry has protested Uber's expanding its service,...

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  • Pope Francis visits Myanmar amid crisis
Pope Francis visits Myanmar amid crisis

At 18:00 local the pope met army chief General Min Aung Hlaing , one of the country's most powerful men even after the end of the military dictatorship in November 2015. Myanmar's government doesn't recognize the term "Rohingya". The most tense moments of his Myanmar visit were expected to be the private meeting with the army chief and, separate...

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  • Ravichandran Ashwin hopes to double his 300 wickets in Test cricket
Ravichandran Ashwin hopes to double his 300 wickets in Test cricket

The elite list includes other former Indian bowlers, such as Anil Kumble (66 innings), Harbhajan Singh (72), Kapil Dev (83) and Zaheer Khan (89), all of him have taken 300 or more Test wickets. Lahiru Thirimanne played an irresponsible shot to a wide delivery from paceman Umesh Yadav to be caught at point for 23 in a further blow to Sri Lanka's c...

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  • Changes Are Coming to the Senate Tax Plan
Changes Are Coming to the Senate Tax Plan

There are numerous members demanding changes, and their needs don't all overlap. But if they lose three Republican members the bill will fall, unless a Democrat breaks ranks to support the bill, which appears unlikely at this time. President Trump acknowledged that changes are coming. Senate Republicans are expected to vote on their tax plan this...

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  • Transcanada asks Nebraska to reconsider order on Keystone route
Transcanada asks Nebraska to reconsider order on Keystone route

The company also said they continue to appreciate the cooperation and support from local officials, emergency response personnel and commissioners in Marshall County in South Dakota, as well as the landowner who has granted permission to access land for assessment, fix and clean-up activities.

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  • Michael Flynn's attorney reportedly meets with special counsel team
Michael Flynn's attorney reportedly meets with special counsel team

According to the report by ABC News , Flynn's lawyer met with Mueller's team on Monday morning. The meeting comes just days after Trump's legal team confirmed Flynn's attorney, Robert Kelner , notified them he was unable to have privileged talks about strategy in the case.

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  • If Clinton had won we'd be at war - Susan Sarandon
If Clinton had won we'd be at war - Susan Sarandon

She claims that things "wouldn't be much smoother" if Hillary Clinton would have won the election, and that there were still a lot of women out there who must've been flattered to be sleeping with Harvey Weinstein and James Toback. Susan is now promoting "Bombshell", a documentary she's co-produced about actress and inventor Hedy Lamarr - who was...

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  • Man arrested in road-rage shooting on Florida Turnpike, FHP says
Man arrested in road-rage shooting on Florida Turnpike, FHP says

He was then placed under arrest. The suspected road-rage shooting - which occurred at approximately 10:15 a.m on Saturday, Nov. 25 - took place in the southbound lanes of the Turnpike by mile marker 272 near Winter Garden. Troopers were able to review surveillance video and identified Mr. Donald's vehicle as being in the area and matching the vic...

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  • Industrial strategy promises major boost to United Kingdom training and research
Industrial strategy promises major boost to United Kingdom training and research

In a nutshell it's this rather well-worn story: the rhetoric is compelling, but the substance is lacking. The policy document identified challenges for the economy including the emerging importance of artificial intelligence , the shift to cleaner economic growth, radical changes in mobility such as electric and self-driving cars, and an aging s...

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  • Volleyball starts NCAA Tournament on Friday
Volleyball starts NCAA Tournament on Friday

Colorado, Colorado State, and University of Denver squads all play Friday in the first round. The Seawolves went 6-6 in America East play before upsetting top-seeded Albany in the semifinals. It's not like they haven't played great opposition, great opponents. Coastal Carolina is 20-7 overall and earned its fourth consecutive NCAA postseason ...

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  • Elizabeth Warren Responds To Trump Calling Her 'Pocahontas' At Navajo Ceremony - Ouch
Elizabeth Warren Responds To Trump Calling Her 'Pocahontas' At Navajo Ceremony - Ouch

But White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders defended the president's comments after being grilled by reporters over why the president felt the need to say something "offensive" during the press briefing on Monday. The president mostly heaped praise on the code talkers , thanking them for their service and their patriotism. "The prejudice tha...

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  • First lady reveals White House Christmas decorations
First lady reveals White House Christmas decorations

The Red Room features holiday treats, and has been decorated with peppermints, candy, and cookies, according to a news release from the White House . The White House insisted that she wanted to stay in NY until June so that her son Barron, 11, could finish his school year in NY. President Trump's dutiful wife is a reluctant First Lady.

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  • Glyphosate EU license renewed for five years
Glyphosate EU license renewed for five years

The European Commission said in a statement that 18 countries had backed its proposal, with nine voting against and one abstaining. "This is Black Monday for health", French European Parliament deputy Yannick Jadot told BFM TV. Many farmers, who say the substance is safe, had wanted a 15-year extension. European Union nations long failed to fin...

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  • No Snoopy Christmas tree for me
No Snoopy Christmas tree for me

Determine the size . You need to consider the clearance for a comfortable walkway in the room where the tree will be set up. "Well the eight years it takes to grow a tree is now on our doorstep, and the shortages are expected to last until 2025", Brougham said.

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  • Almost 200 Women Accused Massage Envy Therapists Of Sexual Assault
Almost 200 Women Accused Massage Envy Therapists Of Sexual Assault

Massage Envy, a billion dollar company with more than 1,100 franchises across the country, reportedly turned a blind eye to sexual assault complaints. "I felt broken.", Ingram said in an interview that aired Monday on The Today Show. "We are constantly listening, learning and looking at how we can do more, including how we support franchised l...

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  • 22 injured when dance floor collapses in Tenerife night club
22 injured when dance floor collapses in Tenerife night club

The island's fire brigade released photos and videos showing the extent of the damage. Authorities said the basement was not in use and so was empty at the time of the collapse. A total of 22 people were hurt and two suffered serious injuries including broken legs and ankles. An investigation has been launched. All establishments in the shopp...

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  • Israel's Health Minister Resigns in Protest of 'Sabbath Desecration'
Israel's Health Minister Resigns in Protest of 'Sabbath Desecration'

Israel Railways said that some maintenance work on the Sabbath must be carried out to avoid congestion and ensure public safety. The ruling party added that despite Litzman's resignation, the United Torah Judaism party will likely remain in the coalition.

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  • Dad's touching birthday flower delivery goes viral on Twitter
Dad's touching birthday flower delivery goes viral on Twitter

Sellers just celebrated her 21st birthday and this time her father noted that it would be his last "love letter" to her. "Miss you so much daddy", she posted on Twitter, along with the photos. "He said, 'I'm going to do it until her 21st birthday. I broke down", she added. The bubbly psychology student has been posting a picture of her birthday b...

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  • Turkey's 'Erdogan is a very independent statesman' hails senior North Korean official
Turkey's 'Erdogan is a very independent statesman' hails senior North Korean official

South Korea's Defense Ministry and the USA -led United Nations Command said they couldn't confirm it. In dramatic surveillance footage shown around the world, the soldier makes it across the border while being wounded by gunfire by pursuing North Korean soldiers.

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  • Mall evacuated after accidental gunfire
Mall evacuated after accidental gunfire

NY state police also said they could not comment on the shooting. The shooting was reported around 3:15 p.m.at the Galleria at Crystal Run in Middletown, about 70 miles north of midtown Manhattan. At least two people were injured, New York State police were reported as saying. The incident comes after shoppers flooded malls across the USA for B...

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  • Oscar Pistorius' Prison Sentence For Murder Is Extended By South Africa Court
Oscar Pistorius' Prison Sentence For Murder Is Extended By South Africa Court

The disgraced former Paralympian's sentence has been increased from six years to 13 years and five months. Pistorius was jailed in July a year ago after being found guilty on appeal of murdering Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013 in a case that attracted worldwide interest.

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  • New Gun Background Check Record on Black Friday
New Gun Background Check Record on Black Friday

Along with staffing shortages at both the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, the incomplete database has always been a problem for the federal background check system, an earlier USA Today report noted. The Sutherland Springs church shooter was former Air Force enlisted-man Devin Kelley, who under USA law should ...

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  • 2 shot at NY mall that was evacuated
2 shot at NY mall that was evacuated

No less than two individuals were harmed after reports of a dynamic shooter provoked an upstate NY shopping center to empty Sunday evening. Officials tell CBS reporters that two people were injured. Details on any injuries were not immediately available, and police said no suspects or victims had been located as of 4 p.m. We will continue to ...

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  • Two men and three children killed after collision with stolen vehicle
Two men and three children killed after collision with stolen vehicle

A 12-year-old and two 15-year-old boys were among the dead, West Yorkshire Police said. He said that just one vehicle had been involved but it was not yet clear whether the five victims and two suspects had all been in the auto. I wish I told you I love you everyday". "How can you be gone just like that in the flick of a switch?" The incident...

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  • Tiger roams streets of Paris after escaping circus
Tiger roams streets of Paris after escaping circus

An eye-witness who lives in the area, said: "He had entered a railway station, leading to its closure". 'It was a very big, fierce looking animal'. The animal was shot dead by its owner near the pont du Garigliano, according to Le Parisien.

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  • Alabama plays 3-on-5 basketball after fight, ejections and injury
Alabama plays 3-on-5 basketball after fight, ejections and injury

This isn't the the Iron Bowl but Alabama and Minnesota had to be separated just now after Nate Mason was ejected for talking smack. Then, Richard Pitino defended him and drew a technical of his own. It was not a good day to be a Crimson Tide fan. Under any other circumstances, a No. 14 team would rise in the polls after beating a fellow ran...

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  • Tillerson will not send high-ranking delegation to India with Ivanka Trump
Tillerson will not send high-ranking delegation to India with Ivanka Trump

Ivanka Trump , the daughter of US President Donald Trump, will get President level security during her India visit, the security authorities have uncovered on Friday. The decision by Tillerson - if true - is being viewed in the American corridors of power as one meant to deflate efforts by President Trump to give her daughter the aura of an importa...

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  • Texas woman sent Obama, Abbott homemade bombs: prosecutors
Texas woman sent Obama, Abbott homemade bombs: prosecutors

Federal investigators say the improvised explosive device sent in the packages contained a cellphone, a cigarette package and a salad dressing cap. If he had opened it correctly, according to the documents, he could have been severely burned or killed.

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  • Germany crisis: Merkel faces pressure for quick coalition talks
Germany crisis: Merkel faces pressure for quick coalition talks

The climbdown by Martin Schulz , the Social Democrat (SPD) leader, means that Mrs Merkel could avoid another election after the indecisive result in September. Merkel is facing the most serious political crisis since she assumed office 12 years ago after the breakdown of the government coalition exploratory talks on November 19.

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  • Teacher Arrested, Accused Of Having Drugs At Ind. School
Teacher Arrested, Accused Of Having Drugs At Ind. School

Pupils at Lake Central High School in IN stood outside the room where Samantha Cox, an English teacher, took herself and what appeared to be drugs into the corner. John police. Dyer Police Chief Dave Hein confirmed St. John police requested assistance from Dyer on Wednesday for their police K-9 that specializes in narcotics.

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  • Former Obama Photographer Trolls Trump's Time Magazine Obsession
Former Obama Photographer Trolls Trump's Time Magazine Obsession

The President's golfing is often kept under wraps, with White House aides saying that Mr Trump will be spending his weekends working, or in meetings. He tweeted in October 2014: "Can you believe that, with all of the problems and difficulties facing the US, President Obama spent the day playing golf".

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  • Liverpool Boss Explains Argument With African Star
Liverpool Boss Explains Argument With African Star

Klopp tried to cool him down but the Senegal star ended up storming off down the tunnel as shocked fans looked on. Mohamed Salah gave Liverpool the lead in the second half before Willian's effort rescued a point for Antonio Conte's side.

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