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Utah's biggest newspaper unloads on Orrin Hatch

The Salt Lake Tribune named Hatch their "Utahn of the Year", an honor the paper said is given to an impactful Utahn, whether their contributions were " for good or for ill ". The second was Hatch's role, as head of the Senate Finance Committee, in the passing of the recent tax bill by Congress. "That's not only not fair to all of those who were passed over". Read More »

Best friends for 60 years shocked to learn they're actually brothers


Both searched online for answers about their missing relatives, and DNA tests finally helped them realize that an important piece of the puzzle had been in front of them the entire time. At the top of the list of DNA matches was the username ROBI737. "He was the partier", Macfarlane said . Macfarlane and this user had identical X chromosomes. Read More »

It wasn't last meeting, will decide on consular access to Jadhav


They could see each other and talk through intercom. All along, Indian Deputy High Commissioner in Islamabad JP Singh watched from a distance. "I am utterly thankful to Pakistan for granting my family the permission to meet me", Jadhav said, adding that he had requested the Pakistani authorities for the meeting. Read More »

Lavrov Calls on US, North Korea to Start Negotiations


Russian Federation and China on Monday sought for a peaceful resolution to the tensions surrounding North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile activity. Lavrov disagreed with US threats of military intervention and further sanctions against North Korea, instead pushing for USA diplomacy to seek a more peaceful approach to negotiations, the statement said. Read More »

World's largest amphibious aircraft takes off in China


The AG600 Jiaolong ("Water Dragon") took its first flight over the South China Sea on Sunday, according to a report by the South China Morning Post (SCMP). It had previously been scheduled to make its first flight earlier this year but it is unclear why it was delayed after ground tests took place in April. Read More »

Albemarle Announces Christmas Tree Recycling Details


Designated drop-off sites include Duncan Lake on James St., Cameron Ball field at Kamper Park, #8 Fire Station on Lamar Blvd. near Petro Nissan, and Highland Cemetery behind the office on W. "We place them on wooden pallet habitat structures to diversify the habitat, or sink just the trees themselves", Ron Brooks, director of fisheries for Kentucky Fish and Wildlife, said in a news release past year describing the practice. Read More »

Phoenix Man Kills Woman, 2 Children Before Shootout With Police


Police responded Monday around 3:45 the Highland Apartments in Phoenix and found a woman dead in a parking lot, Howard said. She had already been shot and killed. The situation was said to have resolved around 11 p.m. EST. After a brief exchange of gunfire, police were able to secure the area and take the suspect into custody. Read More »

Lorde stands with Palestine, canceling Israel concert

The BDS movement has frequently made calls for many artists to cancel events in Israel, to which some of the top artists, including Roger Walters and Stevie Wonder, have accepted the call. Her statement ends: "I hope one day we call can dance". Israel's Minister of Culture is urging Lorde to rethink her decision. As part of this struggle, we believe that an economic, intellectual and artistic boycott is an effective way of speaking out against these crimes. Read More »

Kane usurps Messi as Europe´s top scorer in 2017


In the second half Kane scored his side's fifth goal of the game to become the first player to hit six Premier League hat-tricks in one year. However, Harry Kane scored his 35th Premier League goal in 2017 to leave the England star one goal shy of Alan Shearer's record tally for a calendar year in the north London side's 3-0 win against Burnley at Turf Moor. Read More »

Yorkshire woman due before Egyptian court on drug smuggling charge


Anything less than three years. Ms Plummer's lawyer Mohamed Othman said the allegations against his client were illogical as her plane ticket was double the price of the pills. They said she did not try to hide the medication and initially thought it was a joke when she was pulled up by officials. "She wouldn't have a clue that she was doing something unlawful", Mr Turner said. Read More »

Environment Canada predicts 'perfect Christmas' weather


Snowfall accumulations exceeding 10 cm are possible, particularly for inland areas and over higher terrain, Environment Canada warned. Somewhat heavier snow is likely in some areas, especially in the Greater Toronto Area where a snowfall warning is in effect. Read More »

South Korea creates North Korea nuclear monitoring team


Under the resolution, only 500,000 barrels of refined petroleum products can be sold to North Korea in total per year-a sharp drop from the two million barrels which had been allowed under U.N. "Only by meeting each other halfway and through dialogue and consultations can a peaceful settlement be found", he said. Hailing the UN Security Council's vote United States President Donald Trump took to Twitter to express, "The United Nations Security Council just voted 15-0 in favor of ... Read More »

Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma: From Italy wedding, Finland honeymoon to Mumbai reception


When: The reception will be held on December 26 and similar to the Delhi reception, will start at exactly 8.30 p.m. Virat and Anushka's reception invite has plant sapling attached to it. Now, the Mumbai reception will be something to look forward to. The lavish Astor Ballroom of the hotel, which boasts of a 23-foot-high ceiling and crystal chandeliers, will host the wedding reception . Read More »

Kulbhushan's mother and wife in Delhi to meet Swaraj


Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar and Ministry of External Affairs ( MEA ) spokesperson Raveesh Kumar were also present during the meet, which lasted for almost three hours. It later released pictures of Avanti and Chetankul on the foreign office's Twitter handle, peculiarly captioning it as the two "sitting comfortably" in the foreign office. Read More »

Vijay Rupani sworn-in as Chief Minister of Gujarat


With the chief minister from Saurashtra and deputy chief minister from North Gujarat, the party may this time seek to reward legislators from Central and South Gujarat, regions that have once again helped BJP reduce the deficit in Saurashtra and capture power for the sixth time in a row. Read More »

Pak-China-Afghan foreign ministers hold dialogue in Beijing


The first trilateral China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Foreign Minister's Dialogue is being held in Beijing to discuss development, connectivity, security and counter-terrorism. Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif emphasised that peace is the collective goal of Pakistan, China and Afghanistan while addressing the first foreign minister's dialogue of the three countries. Read More »

National Weather Service issues high wind advisory


Winds are lighter Tuesday than they were on Christmas, but will still be a bit breezy . Snow, cold, and wind chills highlight our Christmas weather. Snow flurries will increase by daybreak to light snow showers which could accumulate to a dusting. Wind chill values as low as -20. Expect wind chills to range from 15 below zero to 35 below at times, with the coldest readings early Tuesday morning. Read More »

Christmas celebrated with fervour


Churches all over held special Christmas Eve services Sunday to celebrate the real reason for the season. At one of the events, Kejriwal emphasised the significance of communal harmony, nullifying the role of place for "hatred" in a civil society. Read More »

Missouri baby found safe and unharmed in Brookshire


Eli Bandurocskiy was taken by his biological father, Viktor Bandurocskiy, during a visitation at a home on 26th and N. Glenstone in Springfield, Mo . He was last seen wearing blue/gray pajama trousers, a gray undershirt, a navy cardigan with two red horizontal stripes and large buttons, and blue/lime green tennis shoes. Read More »

Russia's Election Commission Says Navalny Ineligible to Run for President

Read alsoRussian presidential election: Rallies held for Alexei Navalny - BBCPresident Vladimir Putin had to take a four-year hiatus as prime minister from 2008 to 2012, but has effectively ruled Russian Federation for the past 17 years. "They expect me to call and say everything is OK". The commission's ruling comes just a day after Navalny applied to run for president, calling on supporters around the country to show their support for his bid. Read More »

CHP Officers Seriously Injured In Horrific Highway 880 Crash


A California Highway Patrol officer was killed when a patrol vehicle in which he was riding was struck on an on-ramp to Interstate 880 in Hayward, authorities said Monday. Camilleri and another officer suffered injuries in the crash. The suspect is now in the hospital being treated for his injuries. Camilleri, who was in the right front seat, died at the hospital. Read More »