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World News Trump Loses Most Admired Man Title to Predecessor
Author: 0 Trump Loses Most Admired Man Title to Predecessor

Trump was followed by Pope Francis at 3%, along with other public figures like Rev. Billy Graham , John McCain , and Elon Musk . Trump's second place standing adds his name to a rare subset of incumbent presidents; those who failed to be named Gallup's most admired man .

World News U.S. police remove white supremacist group's memorial to Justine Ruszczyk
Author: 0 U.S. police remove white supremacist group's memorial to Justine Ruszczyk

Elder said Minneapolis police will investigate who was behind the memorial. Identity Evropa, whose motto is "You will not replace us!", was established in March 2016 and has promoted white supremacy and racial segregation. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called Damond's death "shocking" and "inexplicable". A conviction requires showing an objectively reasonable officer would have made a different decision than Noor did in shooting Damond.

World News Withdraw triple talaq Bill, says AIMPLB
Author: 0 Withdraw triple talaq Bill, says AIMPLB

The bill seeks to criminalise the practice of instant triple talaq . As many as 22 Muslim countries , including Pakistan and Bangladesh, have abandoned such medieval anti-women measures explicitly or implicitly. Bebaak Collective, a women's rights group that played a pivotal role in the Shayara Bano case, has warned that "the move to imprison Muslim men will add to the prevailing insecurity and alienation of the Muslim community".

World News GTA residents wake up to fresh snow on Christmas Day
Author: 0 GTA residents wake up to fresh snow on Christmas Day

Environment Canada says a low-pressure system will intensify over the Bay of Fundy on Monday afternoon, making for hazardous travel conditions across the East Coast. A high of -8 C is expected Boxing Day, with a 30 per cent chance of more flurries. Travelers are encouraged to adjust their plans if possible. Sub-freezing temperatures are expected to stick around throughout the week.

World News Simonds goes to court over contested Newport News house seat
Author: 0 Simonds goes to court over contested Newport News house seat

The Democratic House of Delegates candidate who is now tied with the Republican incumbent for the 94th District in Newport News is challenging the election recount that resulted in a tie. Election officials in Newport News, Va., examined ballots that a computer failed to scan. If Yancey wins, the Republicans will retain their majority by the slimmest possible margin.

World News Kulbhushan Jadhav's meeting with wife, mother
Author: 0 Kulbhushan Jadhav's meeting with wife, mother

Speaking on the condition of anonymity, a relative told this paper, "Kulbhushan's mother and wife must be exhilarated after looking at him". Tulsi Das Pawar , another friend of Jadhav, said that Pakistan did not do any favour by conducting such a meeting.

World News Japan's FM said to invite Netanyahu, Abbas, Kushner to Tokyo peace summit
Author: 0 Japan's FM said to invite Netanyahu, Abbas, Kushner to Tokyo peace summit

On 6 December, the US President Donald Trump announced his decision to formally recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital and that the American embassy in Tel Aviv will be relocated to the city. On Tuesday in the West Bank city of Jericho, Kono inspected an agro-industrial park being built with Japanese aid and pledged to provide the Palestinians with fresh support worth around $40 million, including $7.5 million for upgrading the agro-industrial park.

World News Top JeM commander killed in Pulwama encounter
Author: 0 Top JeM commander killed in Pulwama encounter

However, when the security forces were sealing the area, militants opened indiscriminate firing with automatic weapons in which a SOG jawan was injured. It is not know how the other militants survived the operation. All trains between Banihal-Srinagar have been suspended in south Kashmir. Tantray, who is seen as a key commander in central and southern Kashmir, was arrested in 2003 but was later released on a parole in 2015.

World News Kabul: Five killed as ISIL bomber targets spy agency
Author: 0 Kabul: Five killed as ISIL bomber targets spy agency

Following the attack, a gunbattle erupted between security forces and attackers. Officials said another five people were injured when the attacker, who was on foot, blew himself up as agency employees were on their way to work. And The Washington Post reported the bombing comes just a week after militants stormed an intelligence agency training center in Kabul . The Afghan capital has come under attack several times in 2017.

World News Phoenix Man Kills Woman, 2 Children Before Shootout With Police
Author: 0 Phoenix Man Kills Woman, 2 Children Before Shootout With Police

Police engaged in an nearly seven-hour standoff with the suspect during which an officer was injured but was transported to a nearby hospital in stable condition, New York Daily News reported . "Early investigation indicates this is likely a domestic violence incident". After a brief exchange of gunfire, police were able to secure the area and take the suspect into custody.

World News Lavrov, Tillerson discuss need for urgent NKorea negotiations: Moscow
Author: 0 Lavrov, Tillerson discuss need for urgent NKorea negotiations: Moscow

The offer comes amid escalating tensions between Washington and Pyongyang with both countries intensifying their rhetoric this year. "It was underlined that it is necessary to move from the language of sanctions to the negotiating process as soon as possible", the statement said, adding that it was Tillerson who initiated the call.

World News Lifelong friends find out they're brothers
Author: 0 Lifelong friends find out they're brothers

The two were born and raised in Hawaii and they played football at Punahou School in Honolulu. Robinson, who was adopted, goes by "Robby" and used to fly 737s for Aloha Airlines, so it didn't take long for the men to make the connection. That means they share the same birth mother. After years of sharing the same interests, finishing each others sentences, and even having people tell them they look alike, MacFarlane and Robinson claim they had no idea.

Author: 0 Get ready for bone-chilling cold weather in New England

The storm that gave New England a white Christmas is giving way to bitter cold. The service also issued wind chill advisories for parts of northern Vermont, New Hampshire, and ME, saying frostbite is possible with as little as 30 minutes of exposure.

World News North Korea calls latest United Nations sanctions 'an act of war'
Author: 0 North Korea calls latest United Nations sanctions 'an act of war'

The UN resolution seeks to ban almost 90 percent of refined petroleum exports to North Korea by capping them at 500,000 barrels a year and demands the repatriation of North Koreans working overseas within 24 months. "For more than 25 years, it has pursued nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles in defiance of every commitment it has made". Ambassador Park Chull-joo, participating as an observer since South Korea is not now a member of the Security Council, said, "However narrow and bumpy ...

World News Today is the first day of Kwanzaa
Author: 0 Today is the first day of Kwanzaa

The celebration lasts for seven days to honour the seven principles founder Karenga chose to celebrate, otherwise known as the Nguzo Saba. On Tuesday afternoon, more than 100 people watched the fourth-annual Kwanzaa celebration at the Jefferson School African-American Heritage Center.

World News US Jet Slides Off Taxiway at Boston Airport
Author: 0 US Jet Slides Off Taxiway at Boston Airport

We just skidded on the ice", the pilot radio to Air Traffic Control after the landing, according to ABC News . "Everybody was applauding him at the end", said Chisholm. None of the passengers were hurt. They were then taken to the airport terminal by bus. Earlier on Monday departures and arrivals were halted at Logan International for about an hour as snow reduced visibility to near zero, airport officials said.

World News GI Utilities recycling Christmas trees at 2 locations
Author: 0 GI Utilities recycling Christmas trees at 2 locations

Some nonorganic materials can ruin a chipping machine. As a reminder, this program is for Christmas trees only, please no yard waste. Trees must cut and put in the green waste carts, and placed curbside for pickup on regular green waste collection days.

Author: 0 Utah's biggest newspaper unloads on Orrin Hatch

The Tribune also highlighted the senator's role in passing a major overhaul of the nation's tax code that overwhelmingly benefits corporations and the nation's wealthy. The Tribune attacked Hatch for supporting President Donald Trump's drastic reduction in the size of federally protected land in Utah's Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante monuments , which the Tribune argued had "no constitutional, legal or environmental logic".

World News British woman gets 3-year prison time for smuggling tramadol into Egypt
Author: 0 British woman gets 3-year prison time for smuggling tramadol into Egypt

When she brought the tramadol, she believed it was a painkiller". "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". She's out there by herself. "Even half of that would be better", the Guardian quoted Laura's sister Rachel as saying. He said: "Unfortunately ministers can only do so much, the judiciary in Egypt is independent and impartial and the judge will come to a ...

Author: 0 EPS for The Blackstone Group LP (BX) Expected At $0.68

The stock decreased 0.68% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $44.12. CTRV's SI was 4.08 million shares in December as released by FINRA. (NYSE:BX) for 1,360 shares. US Bancorp DE now owns 33,791 shares of the asset manager's stock valued at $1,127,000 after acquiring an additional 10,979 shares in the last quarter.

World News U.S. labels Harrisburg shootings a terror attack
Author: 0 U.S. labels Harrisburg shootings a terror attack

Dauphin County District Attorney Ed Marsico said the Federal Bureau of Investigation was helping to investigate the crime to see if it was an act of terrorism. El-Mofty is suspected of leading a string of shootings throughout the city that started with shots fired into a Capitol Police vehicle. The gunman shot at Pennsylvania State police officers and targeted a Harrisburg cop cruiser.

Author: 0 Mizuho Reaffirms Neutral Rating for Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC)

The stock decreased 1.46% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $14.81. 5,431,703 shares of the company traded hands. (NYSE: THC ) shares can stay above the price resistance around $15.6 a share, that could help propel Tenet Healthcare Corp .

World News Donald Trump signs Tax Cuts Act into law
Author: 0 Donald Trump signs Tax Cuts Act into law

Politically, it marks the Republicans' first major legislative accomplishment of Trump's presidency. Speaker Paul Ryan, in unveiling the House plan in the fall, said the average reduction would be around $1,200. But those cuts to individual rates are scheduled to expire in 2026. As a result, the cuts, which total about $1.456 trillion, would generate $451 billion in growth, the committee's analysis showed .

World News Million Ram Trucks being Recalled
Author: 0 Million Ram Trucks being Recalled

The company said it is aware of seven injuries that may be related to the defect and a small number of potentially related accidents. - FCA US LLC is voluntarily recalling an estimated 1.48 million trucks in the U.S.to help prevent occupants from inadvertently moving the vehicles' gear-shifters out of the "park" position.The recall is limited to vehicles equipped with shifters mounted on their steering columns.

World News On Christmas, people pray for peace in Kashmir
Author: 0 On Christmas, people pray for peace in Kashmir

Apart from the midnight mass, which is also known as vigil mass, Christmas Day mass was held on Monday. In some of the churches, the services concluded with the distribution of cake and coffee. The Bishop placed the Infant Jesus in the crib prepared out of dry hay and cardboards at midnight. In her message, the Chief Minister expressed the hope that the holy occasion would be an omen of communal harmony, love for humanity and compassion for all across the world.

Author: 0 Russian opposition leader announces presidential bid

The commission said the conviction, for which Navalny received a suspended sentence and which he has repeatedly described as politically-motivated, meant he could not run for president in March. "The process in which we are called to participate is not a real election", Navalny said in a video statement, according to a Reuters translation. "Only Putin and the candidates he has hand-picked are taking part in it".

World News Queen Elizabeth II delivers her traditional Christmas message
Author: 0 Queen Elizabeth II delivers her traditional Christmas message

Wearing a brown coat and hat, boots, and, bag, Markle walked with future husband Harry, his brother Prince William and his wife Kate on their way to St Mary Magdalene Church for a Christmas morning service. Later that month, one man died and nine people were hospitalized after a terrorist attack targeting London's Muslim community . The Grenfell Tower tragedy received its own spotlight in the United Kingdom this year, too.

World News Winter Weather Advisory issued for Christmas Eve across southeast MI
Author: 0 Winter Weather Advisory issued for Christmas Eve across southeast MI

In addition, temperatures will remain very cold with lows in the single digits and highs only around 10° through Wednesday. (The only West Michigan counties not included in the advisory are Branch, Montcalm, and Mecosta.) An additional one to two inches of snow is expected in many areas, with a few isolated three inch totals possible.