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Global News Michael Flynn Promised Ex-Partner That Russia Sanctions Would Be 'Ripped Up'
Author: 0 Michael Flynn Promised Ex-Partner That Russia Sanctions Would Be 'Ripped Up'

Flynn had assured his former associate that US sanctions against Russian Federation would immediately be "ripped up" by the Trump administration, a move that would help facilitate the deal, the associate told the witness. Flynn, who pleaded guilty Friday to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, did consulting work with the form as part of a deal to build nuclear reactors across the middle east.

Global News The White House responds after President Trump's slurred speech raises questions
Author: 0 The White House responds after President Trump's slurred speech raises questions

Appearing to struggle to get through the final part of his speech on Jerusalem, Trump had trouble getting out a number of words and lisped his way through as he expressed hopes for peace and state: "God bless the United Shtesh". "Don't do it, don't do it - I'm just saying can you imagine how people would feel?" Perhaps Pres. Trump has taken to wearing dentures because his original teeth are broken or missing, although this still leaves unanswered the question of why Trump wouldn't simply ...

Global News Australian parliament approves same-sex marriage
Author: 0 Australian parliament approves same-sex marriage

Just four members voted against the bill. The Australian Parliament has voted to allow same-sex marriage across the nation, following a bitter and divisive debate settled by the government polling voters in a much-criticized ballot survey that strongly endorsed change.

Global News Former Dem rep fired by Morgan Stanley denies harassment allegations
Author: 0 Former Dem rep fired by Morgan Stanley denies harassment allegations

The Huffington Post said that in one incident that took place in Manhattan, Ford grabbed the woman. Ford said the incident "simply did not happen". Ford continued to contact her after the encounter until she wrote an email asking him to cease contact. John Singer, a lawyer for Ford, said in a statement: "Morgan Stanley has still not told Harold directly of his termination, and unlike every other circumstance I've been in, the company has refused to provide me with a reason".

Global News Mueller's Russian Federation probe cost his office $3.2 mln in first four months
Author: 0 Mueller's Russian Federation probe cost his office $3.2 mln in first four months

Mueller honed in on Trump's former and current dealings with the German bank as the U.S. investigation into potential Russian meddling allegations during the U.S. Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation to influence the 2016 election cost the government about $6.7 million in Mueller's first four and a half months in office, according to a report released by the Justice Department on Tuesday.

Global News Status Orange snow and ice warning for seven counties
Author: 0 Status Orange snow and ice warning for seven counties

There may be a light dusting of snow around the country, and it may stick in places in the north and northwest. Counties affected are Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal , Longford, Leitrim , Mayo and Sligo. Ireland has been told to brace itself for the first snowfalls of the winter. Sunday's warning, which covers Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire and is in force between 4am and 11.55pm, states: "A spell of heavy snow is possible over some central parts of the United Kingdom during Sunday".

Global News Data Breach Could Include 374000 Duke Customers
Author: 0 Data Breach Could Include 374000 Duke Customers

PayPal paid $233 million in cash to acquire TIO Networks in July this year. Back in November, PayPal started investigating its newly-acquired subsidiary TIO Networks' servers for security vulnerabilities and chose to suspend the latter's operations after TIO's servers were found wanting in terms of information security standards practiced by PayPal itself.

Global News Warm Tuesday leads into cooler week, showers today, possible snow this week
Author: 0 Warm Tuesday leads into cooler week, showers today, possible snow this week

Due to the cloud cover and cooling showers, temperatures aren't going to budge much, hovering in the low to mid 40s this afternoon, possibly upper 30s in some spots. Sunday will be partly cloudy and cold. Be prepared for a wet, windy, and rather cool Tuesday! Several disturbances will rotate around the deep trough of low pressure over the Eastern United States.

Author: 0 Gulf rulers boycotting Qatar skip annual summit

Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE) will set up a joint cooperation committee which will coordinate between the two sides in the field of military, politics, economy, trade, culture and other areas of mutual interest. Oman's foreign minister, Yussef bin Alawi, sat between them at the meeting which the foreign ministers of the UAE, Bahrain and Kuwait also attended.

Global News Quake hits Uttarakhand, tremors felt in Delhi, Haryana
Author: 0 Quake hits Uttarakhand, tremors felt in Delhi, Haryana

The epicentre was Rudraprayag in Uttarakhand, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD). A moderate natural disaster measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit Uttarakhand on Wednesday night, at around 8.45 p.m., causing tremors in the hill state and adjoining areas, including Delhi and NCR.

Global News Recognising rights of all people in Holy Land essential - Pope
Author: 0 Recognising rights of all people in Holy Land essential - Pope

Pope Francis said he was "profoundly concerned" and appealed for the status quo of Jerusalem to be respected and for "wisdom and prudence" to prevail. Francis spoke by telephone Tuesday with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, after President Donald Trump told Abbas of his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Global News U.S. lawmakers vote to reject Democrat's resolution to impeach Trump
Author: 0 U.S. lawmakers vote to reject Democrat's resolution to impeach Trump

House minority leader Nancy Pelosi has advised Democrats to exercise caution and wait until sufficient evidence that Trump committed an impeachable offense turns up. "The special counsel's investigation is moving forward as well, and those inquiries should be allowed to continue", she added, referring to Robert Mueller.

Global News PwC investigates accounting irregularities at Steinhoff
Author: 0 PwC investigates accounting irregularities at Steinhoff

The findings mark a striking turnabout for billionaire Chairperson Christo Wiese, South Africa's fourth-richest man and Steinhoff's biggest shareholder, who's taking over the CEO role on an interim basis. Wiese is South Africa's fourth-richest person with a net worth of $4.3 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Reuters reported last month that Steinhoff did not tell investors about nearly $1 billion in transactions with a related company, despite laws that some experts ...

Global News Obama: Cities, states new climate change leaders
Author: 0 Obama: Cities, states new climate change leaders

Former President Barack Obama , who signed onto the Paris Agreement in 2015, lent his support to the mayors' actions in a speech to the North American Climate Summit on Tuesday afternoon. Leaders elsewhere have taken similar action, despite Trump's announcement earlier this year that the USA would pull out of the 2015 Paris agreement, which involves nations setting benchmarks to reduce emissions of heat-trapping gases.

Global News Man held in terror plot to kill British prime minister
Author: 0 Man held in terror plot to kill British prime minister

Rahman was carrying two inert explosive devices when he was arrested last week, the court heard. Later it became known that the responsibility for what happened in Manchester, the attack claimed by the terrorist group "Islamic state". An official report released Tuesday on a suicide bombing that killed 22 people at the Manchester Arena in May found that opportunities to thwart the attack had been missed.

Global News Pizza Hut tests beer and wine delivery
Author: 0 Pizza Hut tests beer and wine delivery

Earlier this year, Pizza Hut executives said they have a $130-million plan to boost the brand, partially by ramping up delivery efforts. The move by Pizza Hut is its latest attempt to increase its sales. The hope is that by adding beer and wine to its delivery menu, the company will have an extra edge over competitors. Zacks EVP Kevin Matras believes this familiar stock has only just begun its climb to become one of the greatest investments of all time.

Global News Modi praises Sunni Board's stance on Ram Mandir hearing issue
Author: 0 Modi praises Sunni Board's stance on Ram Mandir hearing issue

This clarification comes after both PM Modi and Amit Shah attacked Kapil Sibal for trying to delay the hearing and demanded Congress party to make their stance clear. "Or, is it the case that the board and the Congress are working in tandem?" he asked. "Yesterday in the SC, a Congress MP Kapil Sibal was arguing (which is his right) for the Babri Masjid.

Global News East Contra Costa Fire Sends Strike Team to Los Angeles County
Author: 0 East Contra Costa Fire Sends Strike Team to Los Angeles County

People who live in Mandeville and Sullivan canyons should be prepared to leave their homes, authorities said . The area is in the vicinity of the devastating 1961 " Bel Air fire" that destroyed about 500 homes. There is now a mandatory evacuation zone for residents on either side of the 405 freeway, map is below. Another fire, dubbed the Creek Fire, raged near Sylmar and Kagel Canyon.

Global News Spain high court drops warrants for Puigdemont, 4 ex-Catalan leaders
Author: 0 Spain high court drops warrants for Puigdemont, 4 ex-Catalan leaders

However, today's ruling by the supreme court judge Pablo Llarena robs Mr Puigdemont and his colleagues of at least one of their gripes against Madrid . Last month, Spain's central government issued the warrants for Puigdemont and four of his allies-Meritxell Serret, former agriculture minister; Antoni Comín, former health minister; Lluís Puig, former culture minister; and Clara Ponsatí, former education minister.

Global News Supporters free ex-Georgian president from detention in Ukraine
Author: 0 Supporters free ex-Georgian president from detention in Ukraine

Earlier in the day, the Security Service of Ukraine said Saakashvili was arrested on suspicion of "aiding members of criminal groups and covering up their criminal activity". The detainee is still inside the police vehicle. The scene recalled an opposition rally this past weekend in Kiev's Independence Square, where thousands of demonstrators listened as Saakashvili called for the establishment of a permanent protest camp against the Ukrainian president.

Global News Truck drivers required to use electronic logs by December 18
Author: 0 Truck drivers required to use electronic logs by December 18

The events aimed to draw mainstream media attention to drivers concerns and showcase how the mandate could also negatively affect consumers. "If it's man-made, we brought it on a truck somewhere", said Hasner. Killeen and other southwest Missouri truck drivers say they are in favor of U.S. HR 3282. "And, when that clock expires, he goes into violation and that comes with a large fine.

Global News Russian Federation to list USA media as 'foreign agents'
Author: 0 Russian Federation to list USA media as 'foreign agents'

The designation also includes Current Time TV , which is produced by Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty , and Factograph , a website produced by Radio Liberty . The legislation has been condemned by rights groups including Reporters Without Borders, which called the legislation an "eye-for-eye response" that would seriously damage media freedoms.

Global News USA family dies in auto crash while attending funeral in Ireland
Author: 0 USA family dies in auto crash while attending funeral in Ireland

Gardai have confirmed that three men and a woman lost their lives in the crash. Locals described the scene as "absolutely horrific" with debris scattered all over the roadside. New Ross in Wexford is a popular stop for many USA tourists because of the Dunbrody starvation ship and the area's famous links to President John F Kennedy.

Global News 'House of Cards' production to resume without Kevin Spacey
Author: 0 'House of Cards' production to resume without Kevin Spacey

The final season will consist of eight episodes, instead of the typical 13 episodes that seasons one through five consisted of. Scotland Yard is investigating Spacey , who was artistic director at London's Old Vic theatre between 2004 and 2015, over two allegations of sexual assault.

Global News UN Political Chief to Visit N. Korea
Author: 0 UN Political Chief to Visit N. Korea

The UN's political chief will visit North Korea this week for talks with officials, amid heightened tensions over the North's latest ballistic missile test. President Donald Trump had threatened more unilateral sanctions, but so far, no resolution from the UN Security Council has been forthcoming. A Cathay Pacific crew spotted what was "suspected to be the re-entry" of the missile as they flew from San Francisco to Hong Kong, the airline said.

Global News SCOTUS Hears Masterpiece Cakeshop Case
Author: 0 SCOTUS Hears Masterpiece Cakeshop Case

Phillips' religious beliefs", but also noted that ruling in Phillips' favor could lead to shops putting up signs like "We do not bake cakes for gay weddings". While she argued that the free exercise clause forbids the commission from targeting Phillips "and like-minded believers for punishment", she reserved the bulk of her brief for the free speech clause, perhaps targeting Kennedy, who has at times shown an expansive view of free speech.

Global News Willie Taggart Leaving Oregon After One Season for Florida State
Author: 0 Willie Taggart Leaving Oregon After One Season for Florida State

A formal announcement from the school is expected later today with an introductory news conference scheduled for Wednesday morning. He told us that he grew up as an FSU fan but wasn't quite a good enough player to be recruited there. Taggart was FSU's top choice to replace Fisher. Taggart spent three years at Western Kentucky and four at South Florida before landing at OR, in both cases starting off slowly with a 2-10 season before turning things around for the better.

Global News As Cyclone Ockhi moves closer to Gujarat, Rahul Gandhi cancels rallies
Author: 0 As Cyclone Ockhi moves closer to Gujarat, Rahul Gandhi cancels rallies

Earlier in the day, the Prime Minister appealed the BJP workers to focus on helping people across the state. During the day, when nearly the entire state experienced a wet spell, Amit Shah's campaign meetings in Rajula town in Amreli district and in Mahuva and Shihor towns in Bhavnagar district were cancelled.

Global News Conyers Rally: Give Him Due Process; What About Trump?
Author: 0 Conyers Rally: Give Him Due Process; What About Trump?

Conyers, 88, announced Tuesday morning during an interview on Praise 102.7 FM that he is retiring and is endorsing his son, John Conyers III, to replace him. In the affidavit, Grubbs said Brown told her, "That SOB just wanted me to have sex with him". "Oh, absolutely not", Conyers said. "It will be Congressman John Conyers who decides what it is he is going to do".

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