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Kids Shop With A Cop For Christmas


This event partners former and current police officers with children less than 16 years old for a $100 shopping trip. This year, Santa wasn't wearing his traditional red and white uniform for ten Wahkiakum County kids. "This is so cool", she said. Ashley Miranda was surprised to see a contingent of officers at the front of the store when she walked into Target. The event is entirely funded by community donations. Read More »

Three People and One Dog Killed in Franklin County Plane Crash


Witnesses reported the plane caught fire. Three persons and one dog were killed as a result of a small plane crash near Oldenburg Saturday evening, December 16, Indiana State Police Sgt. The names of the victims have not been released. The dog was taken to the veterinarian and treated for its injuries. Indiana State Police, the Federal Aviation Association, and the National Transportation Safety Board are all working together to find out what happened. Read More »

Kremlin Says Putin Thanked Trump For CIA Tip On Bombings


According to the Kremlin, the Russian president called his U.S. counterpart on Sunday after the CIA supplied intelligence which allowed Russia's security services (FSB) to break up a "terror cell" planning an attack on Russia's second biggest city. Read More »

Teva layoffs spark labor protests in Israel


The generic drugs powerhouse is now carrying a $34.7 billion debt-a result of a $40.5 acquisition of Actavis. Why didn't he call Teva's CEO? Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he planned to meet with Kare Schultz, Teva's chief executive, this week to try and minimise the blow to workers. Read More »

2 couples tie the knot in Australia's 1st same-sex weddings


Coming hot on the heels of the country's decision to legalize gay marriage December 7, one couple will go down in history as having the first Australian same-sex wedding . The couple was given special permission to Wednesday without giving a month's notice to Births, Deaths and Marriages NSW. The couple are in a race against time because Ms Willow has breast cancer, which has spread to her brain. Read More »

Trump's Transition Lawyer Says Mueller Improperly Obtained Files in Russia Probe

The letter was sent to the US Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs, and the US House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. It said the special counsel's office has "extensively used the materials in question, including portions that are susceptible to claims of privilege" without notifying the Trump for America team. Read More »

Memorial Park for 1971 war soldiers to embark today


After all, Pakistan was defeated by Indian Army and on December 16, 1971, 93,000 Pakistani soldiers surrendered in Dhaka . Bangladesh was a part of Pakistan and it used to be referred as East Pakistan. The Battle of Hilli or the Battle of Bogra was a major battle fought in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 and Bangladesh Liberation War. He was posthumously awarded the Param Vir Chakra, India's highest military decoration, in recognition of his lone defence of Srinagar Air Base against a PAF ... Read More »

Why did Omarosa leave the White House?


Kellyanne Conway is the first to join the president, and she presents him with a bauble that has James Comey's face on it. Sarah Huckabee Sanders is up next with bulbs to represent Anthony Scaramucci and Sean Spicer , and Mike Pence gave Trump an ornament in honor of Michael Flynn . Read More »

There's A Wild Rumour That Destiny's Child Will Headline Coachella 2018


This is, quite obviously, fairly tenuous proof and neither Beyoncé nor Coachella has so much as given it a sliver of attention. This year, Beyoncé had to pull out last minute from her headlining show at Coachella . We have to admit, they even had us going for a minute . Destiny's Child might come back together for a performance. Next, Michelle randomly added a photo of the outfit she wore when Destiny's Child reunited with Bey at the Super Bowl in 2013 to her Instagram story. Read More »

Interpol no to red-corner notice against Zakir Naik


Naik, 52, promptly welcomed the Interpol communication. Following the statement, the NIA clarified that Interpol had not accepted the request to issue a Red Notice against Naik as the intelligence agency had not filed a chargesheet for Naik's arrest. Read More »

Not As Cold Tonight; Rain On Sunday


You'll need your thick coat on Saturday morning too as temperatures start off in the 20s. A better chance for showers will move in Wednesday as highs dip into the upper 50s. After a cold start, temperatures will warm to the upper 40s and low 50s. Lows will fall into the lower 30s with a southwest wind at 5 to 15 miles per hour. Read More »

Virginia woman killed in 'grisly mauling' by her dogs, cops say


Amy Learn, a veterinarian at Cary St Veterinary Hospital, did not know Stephens or her dogs, she believes many questions still need to be answered. "I think the investigation needs to be ongoing", she said. Stephens's friend, Barbara Norris , was not convinced by the authorities' account of her death, saying the dogs, which Stephens had been raising since they were puppies, would never turn on her, ABC affiliate WRIC reported . Read More »

Ethics committee investigating sexual harassment claims against Kihuen


BuzzFeed reported that Kihuen's former campaign finance director, identified only as "Samantha", said he propositioned her for dates and twice touched her thighs without consent. The statement also noted that "that the mere fact that it is investigating these allegations, and publicly disclosing its review, does not itself indicate that any violation has occurred, or reflect any judgment on behalf of the Committee". Read More »

Riders rescued after being trapped in Pa. ski lift malfunction


So is another employee... According to the resort, a chairlift slipped along the rope and slid back into the chair behind it, causing a domino effect involving four chairs, and several people were trapped in the air for about two hours. "Their injuries are not thought to be life threatening". In an initial tweet, the Tussey Mountain resort wrote: "Having difficulties with the chairlift. Read More »

On tax vote eve, pro-GOP group to make 1 million robocalls

The standard deduction for married couples would be doubled to $24,000. On net, Republicans believe the changes will lower most people's taxes. All 29 of the targeted lawmakers voted for the House version last month, including some members from California, New York and New Jersey - high-tax states that have been anxious about the plan's treatment of state and local taxes. Read More »

Relief for Turnbull with win in Bennelong


Inner city voters have re-elected The Liberal Party's John Alexander in a special poll triggered by the constitutional crisis caused by citizenship issues among MPs. Australia's ruling coalition won a strong victory at a crucial special election yesterday that was heralded as a "renaissance" for the embattled Prime Minister, Mr Malcolm Turnbull. Read More »

Omarosa leaving Donald Trump's White House team


Manigault Newman was a vocal advocate for Mr. Trump during his presidential campaign and had previously accompanied the president-elect while on the trail, serving as his director of African-American outreach. "We wish her the best in future endeavours", said press secretary Sarah Sanders . The White House said last week that deputy national security adviser Dina Powell will leave the administration early next year. Read More »

Federal Terror Charges Filed Against NYC Bombing Suspect


Bangladesh Police arrested the wife, mother-in-law and father-in-law of Manhattan blast suspect Akayed Ullah. Ullah survived with burns and lacerations and was taken to hospital in police custody. The officials spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly about the blast. Investigators at the scene found a nine-volt battery inside Ullah's trousers pocket, as well as fragments from a metal pipe and the remnants of what appeared to be a ... Read More »

Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) Touching Most Active List


Philip Morris Intl Inc now has $170.36B valuation. The stock increased 0.96% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $12.58. Analysts await Philip Morris International Inc. Philip Morris International Inc is a holding company. State Street Corp raised its holdings in Philip Morris International by 1.8% during the first quarter. Read More »

Portland Trail Blazers hold on to beat Orlando Magic 95-88


Lillard was happy to note afterward that the Portland defense, which was scorched for 103 or more points in all five games of the losing streak, had limited its second straight opponent to 98 or fewer. Never mind that the Blazers committed four turnovers down the stretch and almost squandered a 17-point lead midway through the fourth quarter. Portland ranks 13th in second chance points per game (12.4) while Orlando ranks 25th (10.1). Read More »

Paul Ryan To Retire After 2018 Midterms; UPDATE: He Denies, Kind-of

Ryan has apparently been quite exhausted of DC for a while, and when he was elected Speaker of the House, he made it clear to then-Rep. But Ryan has developed a better-than-expected relationship with Trump, and has worked with him on several landmark issues including health care and the current big legislative push, tax reform. Read More »