• US Intelligence Panel to Send New Subpoenas After Deputy FBI Head's Testimony
US Intelligence Panel to Send New Subpoenas After Deputy FBI Head's Testimony

The requests on Tuesday from House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte of Virginia and Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy of SC followed McCabe's seven-hour grilling from the House Intelligence Committee. However, Maryland Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings, who sits on the Oversight Committee, said McCabe did not discuss issues relating to Mueller'...

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  • Lalu Convicted Again on Corruption Charges
Lalu Convicted Again on Corruption Charges

The Jharkhand police today took the RJD chief into custody and brought him to Birsa Munda Central Jail here after he was found guilty in a fodder scam case. "Had people like Nelson Mandela , Martin Luther King, Baba Saheb Ambedkar failed in their efforts, history would have treated them as villains".

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  • SpaceX rocket lights up sky above California
SpaceX rocket lights up sky above California

KTLA began receiving numerous phone calls shortly after 5:30 p.m., when a brilliant but slow-moving light - somewhat resembling a jellyfish-like creature - appeared in the night sky. "Nuclear alien UFO from North Korea", he tweeted in a reference to the rogue communist country that has regularly tested ballistic missiles despite global condemnatio...

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  • Donald Trump gets to build his wall at Irish golf course
Donald Trump gets to build his wall at Irish golf course

The work will consist of two new structures and a 1km wall. As part of the application, golf course officials argued that the effects of global warming, including a rise in sea levels, would increase coastal erosion rates. Last year Mr Trump's firm withdrew plans for a large rock wall and instead applied for a scaled-down barrier, which has now...

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  • 32 feared dead as bus falls off bridge into river in India
32 feared dead as bus falls off bridge into river in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, "Anguished by the bus accident in Rajasthan's Sawai Madhopur district". Officials have recovered at least 33 bodies from the river and all on board the bus have been accounted for. Saturday. "Rescue operation is underway to find any survivors", Subhash Mishra, CO, City said. Those injured were rushed to t...

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  • Renowned orchestra conductor Charles Dutoit accused of sexual assault
Renowned orchestra conductor Charles Dutoit accused of sexual assault

In response, five major organizations have cut ties, at least momentarily, with Dutoit, including London's Royal Philharmonic. The 81-year-old Dutoit, now the artistic director and principal conductor of London's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra , has been a frequent guest conductor with the BSO for 36 years.

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They "All Have AIDS": Trump Reportedly Raged at Advisers About Immigrants

But the Times story notes that two anonymous officials who served as sources for the article deemed the comments so noteworthy at the time that they told others. The New York Times attributes the quote to an anonymous source and another unnamed person told of the comment by someone else at the meeting. But legal immigration has also become...

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  • Indian Military Says 3 of Its Soldiers Killed in Kashmir
Indian Military Says 3 of Its Soldiers Killed in Kashmir

Major Moharkar Prafulla Ambadas, 32, belonged to District Bhandara, Maharashtra and is survived by his wife Avoli Moharkar. Two soldiers were also wounded and are receiving medical treatment, he said, adding the Indian army had retaliated to the firing "strongly and effectively".

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  • White Christmas: Winter storm crossing northern U.S. poses travel troubles
White Christmas: Winter storm crossing northern U.S. poses travel troubles

On its north side, the main snow band will produce a narrow strip of one to three inches of accumulation, mainly along and north of Interstate 90. "It will become slippery", National Weather Service Meteorologist John Quinlan said. There's also another chance of very light snow that looks to roll in along a potent cold front Christmas Eve Sund...

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  • USA upholds 300 per cent tariff on Bombardier C Series jet
USA upholds 300 per cent tariff on Bombardier C Series jet

Labelling Boeing's complaint "meritless" and a "cover to close the US market", Mr Turner called on the US International Trade Commission (ITC) to set aside the Commerce Department's decision when it hears the next stage of the complaint in February.

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  • Hall of Fame sportscaster Dick Enberg dies at age 82
Hall of Fame sportscaster Dick Enberg dies at age 82

He's also been honored by the Pro Football Hall of Fame , the Basketball Hall of Fame and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Enberg did call one more game, matching the team he grew up rooting for, the Detroit Tigers, and the Los Angeles Dodgers, in 2017.

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  • Family IDs felon killed in deputy shooting
Family IDs felon killed in deputy shooting

A stray bullet pierced the wall of a trailer where Kameron Prescott was inside. "I can definitively tell you that myself and all the deputies involved, there's not a single one us of that wouldn't trade places with this child", Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar told reporters late Thursday.

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  • Coroner Releases Las Vegas Shooting Victims' Cause Of Death
Coroner Releases Las Vegas Shooting Victims' Cause Of Death

Paddock's suicide came after he committed the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history on October 1. Among the casualties in the deadliest mass shooting in present day USA history, 21 individuals were shot in the head, 36 passed on with chest and back injuries and one kicked the bucket of a discharge to the leg, as indicated by a diagram the ...

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  • Australian WWI Submarine Found After 103-Year Search
Australian WWI Submarine Found After 103-Year Search

AE1 has several historical distinctions: it was Australia's first submarine , and it was the country's first submarine to be lost in war - and it was also the first Allied submarine lost in the war. It was launched in May 1913 and commissioned into the navy in February 1914. It took part in operations leading to the occupation of German New Gui...

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  • Jaya Bachchan disappointed over uproar in RS during Sachin's speech
Jaya Bachchan disappointed over uproar in RS during Sachin's speech

On Thursday, Tendulkar stood waiting for nearly 10 minutes in the Rajya Sabha to make his speech but was refrained because of the protesting Congress MPs. Little that I realise that those baby steps in cricket would lead me to a great lifetime of memories. My father, Prof Ramesh Tendulkar, was a poet and a writer.

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  • Trump's ambassador to Netherlands in 'fake news' blunder
Trump's ambassador to Netherlands in 'fake news' blunder

However, the new ambassador can be seen clearly making the statements in a video recording from 2015. Dutch TV news programme Nieuwsuur asked Dutch-American politician Pete Hoekstra about his previous words on the radical Islam threat to Europe , just 10 days after he was sworn in as USA ambassador to the Netherlands.

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  • Separatists Win Catalan Election; Travel Outlook Unclear
Separatists Win Catalan Election; Travel Outlook Unclear

The revelation comes on the same day that the whole of Catalonia descends on polling stations for an official snap election which could finally bring an end to the independence crisis in the area. "The election has resolved very little", said Andrew Dowling, a specialist in Catalan history at Cardiff University in Wales. Rajoy said he would hol...

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  • PM should clarify on charges he levelled against Manmohan: RLD leader
PM should clarify on charges he levelled against Manmohan: RLD leader

Here's the damning part of justice Saini's verdict: "It was not Raja, but Pulok Chatterjee, in consultation with TKA Nair, (who) had suppressed the most relevant and controversial part of the letter of A Raja from the then hon'ble PM". "Raja specifically informed PM about processing of large number of applications in the backdrop of inadequate spec...

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  • Parents Give Teachers Wine With Picture Of Son's Face
Parents Give Teachers Wine With Picture Of Son's Face

But parents in OH got something more practical for their young son's teachers this year. The photos have been retweeted more than 5,000 times and liked more than 36,000 times. "My four older siblings were good kids and it was hard to live up to that, so I didn't try", Mary Sommers said. In most cases, a coffee mug would suffice as a Christma...

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  • FBI Thwarts Man Allegedly Planning Christmas Terror Attack At Pier 39
FBI Thwarts Man Allegedly Planning Christmas Terror Attack At Pier 39

According to the FBI , Jameson was identified as an ISIS supporter in September based on his social-media activity, which was brought to authorities' attention by an agency informant. He named Donald Trump and the Jews as the reasons for this "godless society", and he explained the attack was the reason "we have penetrated and infiltrated your d...

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  • Support for Trump impeachment hearings at 41 percent in new poll
Support for Trump impeachment hearings at 41 percent in new poll

And on the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program - which allows young adults who were brought to the USA illegally by their parents to stay in this country legally - 62 percent say Congress should continue it, while 19 percent believe Congress should take no action so the program ends.

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  • Forecast Calls for White Christmas in Iceland
Forecast Calls for White Christmas in Iceland

The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for much of the northern portion of New Jersey due to the potential for freezing rain and light snow Thursday night into Friday. Because Christmas is still five days away, the forecast could shift. Take, for example, the residents of Crested Butte, Colorado, which has a 99% histori...

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  • USA blacklists Chechen leader Kadyrov, 4 others over human rights abuses, corruption
USA blacklists Chechen leader Kadyrov, 4 others over human rights abuses, corruption

Sanctions were also implemented on another Chechen official connected with Kadyrov, as well as three other Russians implicated in a lucrative fraud scheme, as part of the 2012 Magnitsky Act, meant to hold non-US citizens liable for human rights abuses.

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  • Elderly couple's festive explanation for having $336000 worth of marijuana: 'Christmas'
Elderly couple's festive explanation for having $336000 worth of marijuana: 'Christmas'

On December 19, 2017 York County deputies observed a 2016 Toyota Tacoma failing to signal a turn and driving left of the center line and conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle. "As the use of marijuana has been legalized in some states, including our neighbor Colorado, we have been able to observe the impact the legalization of marijuana has had n...

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  • Parties to Astana Syria talks arriving in Kazakh capital
Parties to Astana Syria talks arriving in Kazakh capital

Earlier, the delegation also held a meeting in Astana with the Russian delegation, headed by Russian President's Special Envoy to Syria, Alexander Lavrentiev, in framework of Astana 8 meeting on Syria. The peace underwriters - Russia, Iran and Turkey - are also expected to study the initiative to convene the Syrian Congress on National Dialogue. ...

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  • Jose Mourinho keeps calling Bristol City 'lucky' after shock Carabao Cup exit
Jose Mourinho keeps calling Bristol City 'lucky' after shock Carabao Cup exit

Bristol City sent holders Manchester United crashing out of the Carabao Cup after Korey Smith's stoppage-time strike secured a stunning 2-1 victory. "It was a big night for them and probably for some of my players it wasn't a big night - it was just one more day in the office and when you play against teams who have that extra motivation, y...

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  • WannaCry ransomware: North Korea labels USA accusation as
WannaCry ransomware: North Korea labels USA accusation as "absurd"

It battered Britain's National Health Service, where the cyberattack froze computers at hospitals across the country, closing emergency rooms and bringing medical treatment to a halt. North Korea accused the U.S. of trying to create an "atmosphere of sanctions and pressure" against the DPRK by labelling it a criminal state. The U.S.

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  • Is Session's Uranium One Probe Meant To Distract Us From Russia?
Is Session's Uranium One Probe Meant To Distract Us From Russia?

Conservative lawmakers have asserted that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had financially benefited from the uranium sale, while Democrats have fired back that the Department of Justice (DOJ) interest in the matter is only meant to deflect from scandals within the Trump administration.

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  • Cuba President Raul Castro to step down in 2018
Cuba President Raul Castro to step down in 2018

The Cuban government announced Thursday that it will postpone a historic presidential election in 2018. Granma , the official state newspaper, said Thursday on Twitter that parliament had extended its session until mid-April to deal with recovery efforts from Hurricane Irma, which slammed into the island in September.

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  • Saudi Escalates War on Yemeni Civilians after Riyadh Missile Strike
Saudi Escalates War on Yemeni Civilians after Riyadh Missile Strike

The rebels said the attack was to mark 1,000 days since the Saudi Arabia-led coalition started its military offensive. The missile was reportedly headed toward a residential area in Riyadh, according to the Saudi state news agency. Houthi spokesman Mohammed Abdul-Salam tweeted that a ballistic "Volcano H-2" missile was used in the attack. Iran's ...

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  • 3.5-Billion-Year-Old Fossils May Be the Oldest on Earth
3.5-Billion-Year-Old Fossils May Be the Oldest on Earth

Eager to analyze them, William Schopf, professor of paleobiology at the University of California, Los Angeles , spent more than 10 years developing a technique to examine the fossils. Along with a team of researchers, the United States professor crushed the original rock sample, so they could see the delicate fossil inside. The results show that "...

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  • Julio Salinas defends Barcelona in Atletico Madrid row over Griezmann
Julio Salinas defends Barcelona in Atletico Madrid row over Griezmann

Barcelona would benefit from someone like Griezmann , who is proven in La Liga and at an age where he can be part of their attack for many years to come. The Catalan giants are expected to be willing to pay the French international's €100 million ($117.8 million) buyout clause at the end of the season to avoid negotiating with Atletico.

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  • Ocean's 8 trailer: Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett lead the gang
Ocean's 8 trailer: Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett lead the gang

Fans of the Ocean's franchise, get excited because an all-female version of the film is coming your way. What do you think of the Ocean's 8 trailer? The over two-minute clip opens with Sandra Bullock , who plays the role of Debbie Ocean , sister of George Clooney's Danny Ocean character from the original trilogy, being interview...

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  • Winter Weather Advisory for parts of WNY Friday
Winter Weather Advisory for parts of WNY Friday

Today's forecast will be quiet with cloudy skies and some sunshine at times, high of 32. It will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 46 and southwest winds from 5 to 9 miles per hour. "Elsewhere, a changeover to plain rain sooner will halt that icy buildup at about 0.05" or less. The snow will likely turn to sleet and freezing rain late Friday ...

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  • Trump commutes sentence of Agriprocessors' CEO Sholom Rubashkin
Trump commutes sentence of Agriprocessors' CEO Sholom Rubashkin

His conviction remains in place and he will be under a term of supervised release and a major restitution obligation despite being released from prison. Though the charges relating to hiring illegal aliens were later dropped, he was convicted of the fraud charges. Last December, a former deputy attorney general who served under President Bill Cli...

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