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World News Dutch reporter catches Hoekstra peddling 'fake news'
Author: 0 Dutch reporter catches Hoekstra peddling 'fake news'

Hoekstra replies: "I didn't say that". He retired from Congress in 2011 after 18 years and last year co-chaired President Donald Trump's campaign in MI. Hoekstra is then shown clips of him speaking at a 2015 panel discussion titled "Muslim Migration into Europe ", in Charleston, South Carolina. "Chaos in the Netherlands", he continues.

World News Paulinho urges Coutinho to make Barcelona switch
Author: 0 Paulinho urges Coutinho to make Barcelona switch

The Liverpool midfielder's agent recently met Barcelona to iron out the details of a contract and to discuss the potential plan for the transfer to happen. Whether the Reds are willing to let go of their marquee player is another factor in the transfer saga. Coutinho will not be eligible to play in the Champions League for Barcelona this season as he has already represented Liverpool in Europe.

World News Kim Jong-un orders North Korean military to test anthrax tipped missiles
Author: 0 Kim Jong-un orders North Korean military to test anthrax tipped missiles

KCNA called the USA claims "groundless" and said it was just an excuse for harsher sanctions after President Donald Trump labelled North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism. It was the highest-profile cyberattack North Korea has been blamed for since the 2014 hack of Sony Pictures after it produced "The Interview", a satirical movie imagining a Central Intelligence Agency plot to kill leader Kim Jong Un.

World News 8.8 million enroll on federal health insurance exchange
Author: 0 8.8 million enroll on federal health insurance exchange

Seema Verma, administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, said her agency took a " more cost effective" approach to outreach this year. President Trump has repeatedly claimed Obamacare is "dead" and "finished." President Donald Trump's decision to end cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers may have resulted in higher federal subsidies for lower-income individuals to pay for premiums.

World News Trudeau vacation on private island broke conflict of interest rules: ethics watchdog
Author: 0 Trudeau vacation on private island broke conflict of interest rules: ethics watchdog

According to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , the start day for legal cannabis in Canada is vaguely set for "next summer" and not July 1st like everyone had originally thought. Dawson concluded that the vacation could reasonably be seen as a gift created to influence the prime minister, whose government has had official dealings with the Aga Khan, a billionaire philanthropist and spiritual leader of the world's Ismaili Muslims, and his charitable foundation.

Author: 0 Sessions Tells Prosecutors To Ask FBI About Uranium One

Sessions told Congress that the matter was not related to the Uranium One approval process, and the Hill reports only cite that an undercover agent spoke about the deal by someone working for Rosatom and that the agent was told the Russian firm was contracting with some unidentified business that also donated to the Clinton foundation.

World News Raul Castro to step down as Cuba's leader next April
Author: 0 Raul Castro to step down as Cuba's leader next April

Castro had said that he expected to leave the presidency in February. Fidel Castro died in November 2016. Castro came to power in 2008, taking over for his brother Fidel who battled health issues in his later years. He also oversaw the reestablishment of diplomatic relations with the United States, a detente that was shaken by the election of Donald Trump as USA president past year.

World News Ice Tomorrow and Snow for Christmas
Author: 0 Ice Tomorrow and Snow for Christmas

As the system exits the region Friday night, colder air will filter in, so we may see rain mix with and then change over to all light snow from the northwest to the southeast. The GTA and the 401 corridor would likely still see a messy progression from snow to freezing rain to rain, but the balance would be shifted more towards wintery precipitation.

World News Driver Crashes Into Pedestrians In Australia, Injuring At Least 19
Author: 0 Driver Crashes Into Pedestrians In Australia, Injuring At Least 19

Witnesses said when the vehicle crashed it was rushed by bystanders who started pulling the two men out before police arrived a few minutes later. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) released a statement confirming that all its players are safe and accounted for after a vehicle mowed down pedestrians on Flinders Street in Melbourne on Thursday.

World News European Union rules Uber a transport service, not digital company
Author: 0 European Union rules Uber a transport service, not digital company

Senior lecturer Park Byung Joon, an urban transport specialist with the Singapore University of Social Sciences, noted that some foreign governments had gone so far as to ban Uber for not adhering to taxi regulations. In other words, Uber considers it doesn't have to follow the financially-burdening national licensing laws like traditional taxi firms do. It's well-known that some Uber drivers work dangerously long shifts , but a new letter from the company offers some additional ...

World News PDP faction named Fresh PDP sets up Abuja secretariat
Author: 0 PDP faction named Fresh PDP sets up Abuja secretariat

The five men are Prince Obi Nwosu, Alhaji Hassan Adamu, Chief Olusola Akindele, Chief Godwin Duru and Franklyne Edede . He explained that the selection of officials during the national delegates conference of the party in Abuja was illegal.

World News Pregnant woman dead, 100 injured in Iran quake panic
Author: 0 Pregnant woman dead, 100 injured in Iran quake panic

The quake measuring 5.2 magnitude struck shortly before 11:30 pm (local time) on Wednesday, according to the seismological centre of the University of Tehran. Last month, a 7.3-magnitude quake hit villages and towns in Iran's western Kermanshah province along the mountainous border with Iraq, killing 620 people and injuring thousands of others.

World News Saudi-led coalition launches fresh airstrikes, at least 9 killed in Shabwa
Author: 0 Saudi-led coalition launches fresh airstrikes, at least 9 killed in Shabwa

A missile fired from Yemen at the Saudi Arabian capital, Riyadh, bears the hallmarks of a weapon provided by Iran , the United States ambassador to the United Nations has said. Since then, the World Health Organization says health facilities have reported more than 8,700 conflict-related deaths and 50,000 injuries. "Our long hand will reach other places, God willing", he said.

World News Turkey seeks jail term for Enes Kanter for insulting Erdogan
Author: 0 Turkey seeks jail term for Enes Kanter for insulting Erdogan

The Knicks host the Boston Celtics on Friday night so he would have to be tried in absentia. He holds a US green card that allows him to live and work in the country on a permanent basis. Coming to the defense of the early 20th-century Ottoman commander and governor who fought rebelling local Arab tribes in modern-day Saudi Arabia, Erdogan called the small Gulf nation's Nahyan "a miserable [man]".

World News FBI Warned Trump in 2016 Russia Would Try to Infiltrate Campaign
Author: 0 FBI Warned Trump in 2016 Russia Would Try to Infiltrate Campaign

Symone Sanders said this is "inflammatory" and "dangerous", noting that a lot of people watch Fox News. The Judiciary and Oversight committees opened a joint investigation into the Justice Department in October . President Donald Trump has always been suspicious of McCabe, an ally of former FBI Director James Comey, whom Trump fired in May. Despite their shocking contents, congressional Democrats and much of the establishment press has criticized the process by which the texts were ...

World News Census estimates released; Kentucky shows slight population growth
Author: 0 Census estimates released; Kentucky shows slight population growth

In all, 8,300 more people left Wyoming than moved to the state over the a year ago but new births meant that the total loss of population was less than that. The estimates, published by the U.S. Census Bureau, estimated population changes between July 1, 2016 and July 1, 2017. If trends continue, the state could find itself in a downward spiral, Harger says, though he doesn't believe IL has reached that point yet.

World News Israeli Forces Detain Palestinian Mother Hours After Arresting Teenage Daughter
Author: 0 Israeli Forces Detain Palestinian Mother Hours After Arresting Teenage Daughter

A 14-year-old Palestinian boy has been placed into a medically-induced coma after Israeli soldiers shot him in the face with a rubber bullet during a protest against a U.S. Mohammad had to be put under a medically induced coma , from which he woke up on Tuesday, 72 hours later. "Forces removed the rioters from the home and remained standing in the entrance in order to prevent further entry".

World News Treasuries Close Firmly Negative As House Approves Tax Reform Bill
Author: 0 Treasuries Close Firmly Negative As House Approves Tax Reform Bill

The House revote will occur on Wednesday . Republicans cheered as House Speaker Paul Ryan announced the vote. Those in the top 1 percent, earning over $733,000, would see average tax cuts of $51,140. premiums. At the end of last week, to win the support of Sens. Rubio had been holding out for a bigger child tax credit for low-income families. The $1,000 per child tax deduction would grow to $2,000, with up to $1,400 available in IRS refunds for families who owe little or no taxes.

Author: 0 Carnival (CCL) Releases FY18 Earnings Guidance

Since August 23, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 insider sales for $15.93 million activity. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a "hold" rating and set a $61.00 target price (down from $62.00) on shares of Carnival in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th.

World News ICMR 2017 - Ofcom Compares UK Broadband and Mobile to 16 Countries
Author: 0 ICMR 2017 - Ofcom Compares UK Broadband and Mobile to 16 Countries

Access to superfast broadband - defined by Ofcom as a download speed of 30 Mbit/s or more - continues to improve. The option of taking superfast broadband was available to 91 per cent of all United Kingdom homes and small businesses as of May this year, up from 89 per cent at the same point in 2016.

World News Victory of development over dynasty politics: BJP TN leader
Author: 0 Victory of development over dynasty politics: BJP TN leader

While Congress+ was leading in 75 out of 182 seats. Senior Congress leader Shaktisinh Gohil is trailing against BJP's Virendrasinh Jadeja from Mandvi seat. Modi faces a general election in 2019, but before then, the opposition aims to slow down Modi's momentum in state elections, with two more next year.

World News Roman Catholic Church should end priest celibacy, report sex abuse: Aussie panel
Author: 0 Roman Catholic Church should end priest celibacy, report sex abuse: Aussie panel

A five-year inquiry into child sexual abuse in Australia has released its final report, making more than 400 recommendations. The restrictions would apply to anyone who has themselves been convicted of sex offences and also applies to those who have spent five years or more in prison for crimes such as serious drug, homicide or fraud offences, the ABC reports .

World News UN Security Council to discuss resolution on Jerusalem
Author: 0 UN Security Council to discuss resolution on Jerusalem

The US envoy to the UN, Nikki Haley, earlier hailed the US decision on Jerusalem as " the just and right thing to do ". The United Nations Security Council on Monday will vote on a draft resolution that would nullify President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr.

World News Pence further delays trip to Middle East
Author: 0 Pence further delays trip to Middle East

Mike Pence , an evangelical Christian, is a strong backer of Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Pence was scheduled to leave Tuesday, arriving in Egypt on Wednesday for a bilateral meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah el-Sissi.

World News Remains found in Montana may be three missing MI boys
Author: 0 Remains found in Montana may be three missing MI boys

WILX in Lansing, Michigan reports Michigan State Police reached out to police in Missoula, Montana on whether the remains of three children found in a box in a shed in the town may be those of the Skelton brothers. Police believe he killed the children because of a nasty custody fight. A spokesman for the Michigan State Police said they have requested more information about the Montana discovery but cautioned it was too early to say whether there's a connection to the Skelton brothers.

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