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Global News Brief warm-up today, rain chances return on Sunday
Author: 0 Brief warm-up today, rain chances return on Sunday

The last week of the month we are still watching an outside chance that storms could move into CA as the high pressure blocking the storms shifts up towards Alaska. Along it, look for showers and perhaps a few thunderstorms. This will clear the skies and allow temperatures to drop into the 20's for over night lows.

Global News NY woman laundered bitcoin to aide Islamic State
Author: 0 NY woman laundered bitcoin to aide Islamic State

Searches of her electronic devices showed numerous searches for Islamic State-related material. Shahnaz past year travelled to Jordan to volunteer with the Syrian American Medical Society, during which times she helped give medical aid to Syrian refugees in refugee camps where ISIS "exercises significant influence", according to court documents.

Global News Bethany Stephens Mauled By Her Own Dogs
Author: 0 Bethany Stephens Mauled By Her Own Dogs

Agnew indicated that the investigation has yet to be concluded, but has ruled out foul play as the cause of Stephens' death. Stephens, was found dead in a " grisly " scene on Thursday night, two days after she was last seen heading out to walk her dogs in the woods near her Goochland , Virginia home.

Global News Kihuen, accused of sexual harassment, says he won't seek re-election
Author: 0 Kihuen, accused of sexual harassment, says he won't seek re-election

Two Democratic members of Congress have so far this year resigned or announced their intention to do so following accusations of sexual misconduct: Michigan Representative John Conyers and Minnesota Senator Al Franken . "I've asked for him to resign". On Friday, BuzzFeed reported that a woman who worked at Kihuen's condo building in Las Vegas said he made inappropriate comments toward her and sent flirtatious text messages.

Global News 5 injured in Pennsylvania ski lift mishap
Author: 0 5 injured in Pennsylvania ski lift mishap

It said that novice terrain and the tube park remain open. He said five had minor injuries. Around 10am Saturday, a chair carrying skiers and snowboarders slipped along the haul rope and slid backward into another chair, officials with Tussey Mountain ski resort in Centre County said.

Author: 0 Full text: Republicans unveil their final tax bill

The plan reduces rates for the majority of Americans and small businesses, with top income earners seeing their rate drop from 39.6 percent to 37 percent. President Trump on Saturday touted how "fantastic" the GOP tax bill will be for "middle-income people" ahead of anticipated votes in the House and Senate next week.

Global News Heartwarming moment boy, 16, erupts with joy at Harvard acceptance
Author: 0 Heartwarming moment boy, 16, erupts with joy at Harvard acceptance

Students surrounding Aytron when he learned of his acceptance to the Ivy League school started chanting "three-peat" in recognition of a student being accepted to an Ivy League school for the past three years. She said that while as a single mom it was challenging at times to raise her sons, she never had to worry about how they were doing in school. Many of my classmates are also getting their decisions this week.

Global News Rockets fired from Gaza intercepted by Iron Dome
Author: 0 Rockets fired from Gaza intercepted by Iron Dome

COGAT noted it was the second such incident this week. Palestinian militants have fired several rockets at Israel in recent days, sparking an uptick in Israeli retaliation. While the Gaza crossings are typically closed for Jewish and national holidays, it is uncommon for Israel to shut them for punitive reasons. Despite the fact that the rockets fired at Israel recently have been the doing of the Islamic Jihad, Israel has made it clear that it holds Hamas accountable for any aggression ...

Author: 0 Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding date announced

Britain's Prince Harry poses with Meghan Markle in the Sunken Garden of Kensington Palace , London , November 27, 2017. More are expected to tune in for Prince Harry , thanks to Markle's USA ties. They'll tie the knot at St. George's chapel at Windsor Castle in front of Queen Elizabeth, Prince William, Kate Middleton and the rest of the royals.

Global News Pentagon program investigated reports of UFOs
Author: 0 Pentagon program investigated reports of UFOs

The funding mostly went to Bigelow Aerospace, a Las Vegas-based company run by billionaire Robert Bigelow, a long-time friend of Reid's. The program cost federal taxpayers $22 million from late 2008 through 2011, according to contracts obtained by the newspaper that showed the funds were used for management of the program, research and assessments of the threat posed by the objects.

Global News NCAC Condemns Trump Administration Censorship of CDC
Author: 0 NCAC Condemns Trump Administration Censorship of CDC

CDC officials, according to the analyst, were told to supplement " science-based " or "evidence-based" phrasing with "CDC bases its recommendations on science in consideration with community standards and wishes". At the same time, they weren't given replacements for other words. The CDC has a budget of about US$7 billion ($10b) and more than 12,000 employees working across the nation and around the globe on everything from food and water safety to heart disease and cancer to infectious ...

Global News Toronto Billionaire Philanthropist And Wife Found Dead In Home
Author: 0 Toronto Billionaire Philanthropist And Wife Found Dead In Home

The bodies of Apotex founder Barry Sherman and his wife Honey were found dead, hanging from a railing around the indoor pool in their home Friday night, sources tell Global News. Mr. Sherman, 75, founded the privately held Apotex in 1974, growing it by introducing large numbers of low-priced generic drugs that took market share from brand pharmaceuticals.

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

The old tenants had been booted from the rental, so it was time to get the place washed and scrubbed. Local 4 has been in contact with detectives in Missoula and in MI. An Amber Alert was issued, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation came to town as massive searches spanning down through OH began. This part of the case is still a mystery.

Global News New York, New Jersey Reach Funding Pact For New Rail Tunnel
Author: 0 New York, New Jersey Reach Funding Pact For New Rail Tunnel

The estimated per-trip cost to NJT rail customers using the Trans-Hudson tunnels will be $.90 beginning in 2020 and increase to $1.70 in 2028 and $2.20 in 2038. In the first decade of this century, however, construction was about to begin on new rail tunnels into NY. NJ Transit riders will see the most personal impact.

Global News Tillerson backtracks on offer of unconditional NKorea talks
Author: 0 Tillerson backtracks on offer of unconditional NKorea talks

The threat riled Pyongyang, which has now threatened war if its ships are blocked. North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations on Friday ignored a US call for a cessation of weapons testing to allow for talks with Pyongyang on its nuclear program and said his country would not pose a threat to any state, as long as its interests were not infringed upon.

Author: 0 Bye, Felicia! Omarosa exits White House leaving some folks unbothered

Asked by Fox News host Laura Ingraham about her reported stormy departure, Spicer said he had no insights. Before her resignation, Kelly had advised Manigault Newman that changes were forthcoming - including her dismissal, according to two White House officials who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to publicly discuss personnel matters.

Global News Trump wants to send man back to moon, on to Mars
Author: 0 Trump wants to send man back to moon, on to Mars

A policy directive signed on Monday is "an important step in returning American astronauts to the moon for the first time since 1972 for long-term exploration and use", according to Trump, but plenty of hurdles still stand in the way of Trump's wishes, including funding and, even more importantly, an actual plan to go.

Global News Four French Children Killed After Train Mows Into School Bus
Author: 0 Four French Children Killed After Train Mows Into School Bus

The female driver of the bus was among the injured and has not yet been questioned, but Perpignan prosecutor Jean-Jacques Fagni said investigators had spoken to the train driver. The official added that that train normally travels at 80 kilometers per hour at that location. Mr Vignes said he could not say whether the railway barriers meant to stop vehicles from driving onto the tracks when a train is coming were open or closed.

Global News Triple Talaq: Owaisi writes to Law Minister
Author: 0 Triple Talaq: Owaisi writes to Law Minister

The Cabinet on Friday cleared the triple talaq law under which instant triple talaq would be illegal and void and a violation would attract a jail term of three years. The law making instant triple talaq illegal will be applicable everywhere across India, with the exception of Jammu and Kashmir. "In the absence of any genuine attempt at either holding broader consultations, the introduction of this legislation is essentially an attempt to demonise the Muslim community in the garb of ...

Global News Regulatory cuts 'just getting started,' Trump says
Author: 0 Regulatory cuts 'just getting started,' Trump says

Others listed as withdrawn are actually still being developed by federal agencies. The president said that for every new regulation adopted, his administration has killed 22, a claim that some experts in regulation said was hard to verify but which he said was far more than the two rules killed for each new one that he pledged earlier this year.

Global News Nazareth cancels Christmas celebrations in support of Jerusalem
Author: 0 Nazareth cancels Christmas celebrations in support of Jerusalem

President Donald Trump for souring the holiday following his controversial decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel . The giant Basilica of the Annunciation is built on the place where many believe Jesus' mother Mary's house stood and where the angel visited her and told her she would bear the Messiah.

Global News TRAIN falls short of revenue target
Author: 0 TRAIN falls short of revenue target

After a long suspension, the House resumed its session at around 10 pm, after copies of the TRAIN bicam report reached the Batasang Pambansa. Albay Rep. The ratified TRAIN bill exempts those earning an annual taxable income of P250, 000 and below from paying the personal income tax (PIT) and raised the tax exemption for 13th month pay and other bonuses to P90,000.

Global News Padman Trailer Out: The Story Of An Unlikely Superhero Of Every Woman
Author: 0 Padman Trailer Out: The Story Of An Unlikely Superhero Of Every Woman

What's really interesting is that the film touches upon a very important social topic but is told through the lens of humour. "@PadManTheFilm @akshaykumar @radhika_apte #RBalki #PadManTrailer @SonyPicsIndia @mrsfunnybones @kriarj" What is fantastic about the trailer, despite being such a taboo issue in India, the filmmaker R Balki has kept the emotion on a tightrope, language simple and on point, which definitely makes it the most awaited film of the next year.

Global News Russell Simmons Accused of Sexual Assault in South Florida
Author: 0 Russell Simmons Accused of Sexual Assault in South Florida

Three of the women quoted by the New York Times claim he raped them, and two of them describe separate instances of sexual harassment by the music mogul in South Florida. Sheri Hines, a former member of the hip hop group Mercedes Ladies who says Simmons raped her in his New York City office in 1983, told the Times she had been contacted by the NYPD on Thursday.

Global News SC dismisses Congress plea to verify 25% paper trail in Gujarat
Author: 0 SC dismisses Congress plea to verify 25% paper trail in Gujarat

Senior advocated Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Kapil Sibal represented the Congress in the apex court, while President of Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee Bharatsinh Solanki shared the news of the petition on Twitter. The Election Commission can then tally the slips from a particular Electronic Voting Machine's (EVM's) compartment and tally the paper records with the votes cast in the machine.

Author: 0 Muhammad Wilkerson won't travel for Jets at Saints

Wilkerson was benched for most of the first quarter against Kansas City this month for being late to a team meeting. But this isn't the first time the third-year head coach has disciplined Wilkerson. Wilkerson was benched for the first quarter of the December 3 game against the Kansas City Chiefs because he showed up late for a meeting on the eve of the contest.

Global News Thomas Fire fallout fans false fears of nearby brush fire
Author: 0 Thomas Fire fallout fans false fears of nearby brush fire

An accident review team will be looking at the situation that led to the fatality, which occurred in the Fillmore area Thursday morning. Pimlott identified the firefighter as fire apparatus engineer Cory Iverson, 32. "What it does is carry the embers farther down and can create more fires". "The sun is orange and it smells like smoke - a lot", she said. High winds and dry conditions continue to hamper efforts to contain the Thomas Fire, with few signs of improvement heading into the ...

Global News Rahul to formally take over as Congress President tomorrow
Author: 0 Rahul to formally take over as Congress President tomorrow

She was the longest serving Congress president but was keeping unwell for quite sometime. (He is) "sitting on a constitutional post but taking orders from the BJP office and PM Modiji". Addressing a joint press conference here, Congress general secretary in charge of Gujarat Ashok Gehlot and communications in-charge Randeep Surjewala alleged that a "desperate prime minister facing defeat in Gujarat" held a roadshow with BJP flags and flouted the Constitution and the poll code of conduct.

Global News Pakistan Supreme Court rejects petition seeking disqualification of Imran Khan
Author: 0 Pakistan Supreme Court rejects petition seeking disqualification of Imran Khan

Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, while reacting to Supreme Court's decision in case against Imran Khan and Jahangir Tareen, vowed to continue his struggle against corrupt elements of the politics. "Tareen was disqualified technical ground", he said. A Sharif's party leader filed the petition seeking the disqualification of Khan in November 2016.

Global News 93-Year-Old Woman Evicted, Arrested for Not Leaving Home
Author: 0 93-Year-Old Woman Evicted, Arrested for Not Leaving Home

She was charged with trespassing, according to the police report. One officer can be heard on the bodycam footage released by Eustis police warning Fitzgerald not to scratch him, while another officer said she wasn't trying to hurt the 5-foot, 100-pound woman.

Global News North Korea remains defiant against world pressure on nuclear weapons
Author: 0 North Korea remains defiant against world pressure on nuclear weapons

Tillerson's schedule includes a session with the ministerial committee on Canada-U.S. relations, in addition to meeting with his Canadian counterpart, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, during his visit Tuesday. Mattis' comments came weeks after North Korea tested what it said was a new kind of ICBM capable of reaching the entire USA mainland. President Donald Trump has vowed to prevent such capability, with military action if necessary.

Global News Quake of magnitude 6.5 hits off Java, Indonesia
Author: 0 Quake of magnitude 6.5 hits off Java, Indonesia

A strong natural disaster hit off the southern coast of Indonesia's Java Island just before midnight Friday, forcing the country's Meteorological, Climatology and Geophysics issued a tsunami warning. At least five other people were reported injured across the island as authorities continued to assess the damage from the quake, which hit just before midnight local time (1700 GMT).

Global News Weather Statement: Accumulating Snow During The Evening Commute
Author: 0 Weather Statement: Accumulating Snow During The Evening Commute

Valleys can expect 1"-3" with mountains picking up a good 2"-5". Highs in the lower 30s. Sunday's forecast is for partly sunny skies with a high of 37. Though snowfall in Mid-Michigan and the Thumb is expected to remain below an inch Friday, the afternoon and early evening could bring snow squalls and whiteout conditions, the National Weather Service states .

Global News Dan Johnson's widow says she'll seek to replace him in Kentucky legislature
Author: 0 Dan Johnson's widow says she'll seek to replace him in Kentucky legislature

Bullitt County Coroner Dave Billings said Johnson died from a single gunshot Wednesday night on Greenwell Ford Road in Mount Washington, Kentucky. In an interview given to NBC News Thursday night, Johnson said her husband suffered from a variety of ailments he developed while working in the aftermath of the 9-11 attack on the World Trade Center.

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