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Global News Republican Senators Helped Block A Trump Nominee
Author: 0 Republican Senators Helped Block A Trump Nominee

But Rep. Garrett's long record of attacking and undermining the Export-Import Bank mean that he is not fit to lead it. Garrett's rejection, on a 13-10 vote, was expected after Rounds announced he was not supporting the former New Jersey congressman.

Global News Tokyo approves deployment of two Aegis Ashore missile defense systems in Japan
Author: 0 Tokyo approves deployment of two Aegis Ashore missile defense systems in Japan

As Aegis Ashore is a land-based facility, it can be operated with fewer personnel than an Aegis destroyer and allows for more effective missile-interception measures to be adopted. The Aegis Ashore will be mainly operated by the Ground Self-Defense Force. Japanese defense officials also considered purchasing the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system, another USA -built anti-missile system, but chose the Aegis Ashore due to its cost-effectiveness.

Global News The Pentagon's secret UFO programme
Author: 0 The Pentagon's secret UFO programme

Officials in the Defense Department have acknowledged for the first time that they ran the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program for five years, between 2007 and 2012. The program investigated sightings of aircraft that appeared to move at very high speeds with no visible signs of propulsion, or that hovered with no apparent means of lift, the Times reported.

Global News MLS Team Appears Headed To Nashville; No Word On Detroit
Author: 0 MLS Team Appears Headed To Nashville; No Word On Detroit

According to a news release, the news conference will be about "the future of soccer in Nashville". It will take place at 5 p.m.at the Country Music Hall of Fame. However, that plan changed when the Detroit Lions' owners, the Ford family, got involved and presented an alternative plan that would see a Detroit MLS team share Ford Field with the Lions.

Global News WannaCry cyber attack: North Korea was 'directly responsible'
Author: 0 WannaCry cyber attack: North Korea was 'directly responsible'

Paying didn't unlock their computers, Bossert wrote in a Wall Street Journal op-ed that was published Monday. What's more, it even impacted and wreaked havoc on computer systems at sensitive locations like hospitals. Lazarus Group have in the past been accused of being responsible for the 2014 hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment that destroyed files, leaked corporate communications and led to the departure of top studio executives.

Global News Ahd Tamimi arrested for slapping an Israeli soldier raiding her house
Author: 0 Ahd Tamimi arrested for slapping an Israeli soldier raiding her house

The video shows the two Israeli soldiers maintaining their composure while taking multiple blows, before slowly slinking away from the scene. Israeli forces raided the home of the al-Tamimi family, well-known internationally for their activism against the Israeli occupation, and detained Ahed al-Tamimi, 17.

Global News CDC denies word ban, says guidelines are limited to budget presentation
Author: 0 CDC denies word ban, says guidelines are limited to budget presentation

In a letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Department of Health and Human Services , and Office of Management and Budget, the senators ask about the development and dissemination of any discouraged words, the legality and enforcement of such a policy, and the policies in place to ensure the scientific integrity of the health agencies.

Global News Sheriff: Dogs who mauled owner to death euthanized
Author: 0 Sheriff: Dogs who mauled owner to death euthanized

Stephens' family agreed to let the sheriff reveal the new details in hopes that everyone - including those who speculate she was killed another way - would understand what happened. "Ms. Stephens was terribly, terribly injured, but it was very apparent to us that she had been dead for quite some time", Agnew told reporters , adding later that the damage to her body "was so extensive that there was nothing left to compare bite marks to".

Global News Freezing fog grounds flights amid Met Office travel warning
Author: 0 Freezing fog grounds flights amid Met Office travel warning

The chief forecaster's assessment reads: "With light winds and clear skies fog is expected to form quite widely on Monday evening with visibility falling below 100 m in places". Forecaster Dr Dave Reynolds, of The Weather Channel, said: "There will be a foggy start over most of United Kingdom, lifting by late morning in most areas".

Global News South Africa's ruling ANC party votes for new leader Monday
Author: 0 South Africa's ruling ANC party votes for new leader Monday

Mr Ramaphosa is widely expected to become president after 2019 elections. On Saturday, Zuma announced plans to raise subsidies for tertiary colleges and universities, a move that analysts said was timed to appeal to the more populist members of the party allied to Dlamini-Zuma, the first woman to be nominated as a candidate for the ANC presidency.

Author: 0 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte backs same-sex marriage

According to Pink News , "He asked for members of the LGBT community to put forward nominees for the commission", asking "for the "brightest" most "honest" and "hardworking" LGBT people to be put forward for the roles", while the Telegraph claimed he revealed "he had gay family members" and joked "that he once toyed with the idea of being bisexual".

Global News Mother And Three Children Killed In Early Morning Fire In Sheepshead Bay
Author: 0 Mother And Three Children Killed In Early Morning Fire In Sheepshead Bay

Firefighters said unattended candles, overloaded outlets and power strips "and numerous holiday traditions we all hold dear" often cause fires. December is the peak time of the year for home candle fires, according to the NFPA, which said more than half of home candle fires happen when the flames are too close to combustible materials.

Global News Sarah Palin's oldest son, Track, arrested on domestic violence claims
Author: 0 Sarah Palin's oldest son, Track, arrested on domestic violence claims

His father, Todd , told him not to, and Track threatened to beat him up. He told police the dispute began when Track Palin , 28, called to retrieve his truck. John Tiemessen, the family's lawyer, was not available to respond to a news agency request for comment on Monday but issued a statement on Sunday asking for the Palins' privacy to be respected.

Global News Zimbabwe Army Announces End Of Operation Restore Legacy
Author: 0 Zimbabwe Army Announces End Of Operation Restore Legacy

Speaking at a media briefing, Zimbabwe National Army Commander Lieutenant-General Philip Valerio Sibanda said the operation had, to a large extent, achieved its goals urging the general populace to support the ZRP. Sibanda told reporters on Monday that "normalcy has returned to our country". Earlier today, the military announced an end to their intervention , deemed operation restore legacy, and stated that they had handed over all operations to the police.

Global News May insists United Kingdom can have a 'bespoke' Brexit trade deal
Author: 0 May insists United Kingdom can have a 'bespoke' Brexit trade deal

Striking a firm stance, British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday that the U.K.is "getting on with the job of Brexit" in the ongoing divorce negotiations with the bloc. "During this period we intend to register new arrivals from the European Union as preparation for our future immigration system". But Mrs May will say the United Kingdom wants to sign agreements which would come into force after the "strictly time-limited" period has ended.

Global News ISIS claims responsibility for attack on Kabul spy training center
Author: 0 ISIS claims responsibility for attack on Kabul spy training center

The attackers were hiding in the structure close to the training center of the National Directorate of Security in Afshar area and were targeting the center, eyewitnesses said. No group has claimed responsibility for that attack, which the government has blamed on the Taliban-allied Haqqani network. At least nine people were killed and more than 50 injured in the blast in the southwestern city of Quetta.

Global News United Kingdom to vote against Trump's Jerusalem decision
Author: 0 United Kingdom to vote against Trump's Jerusalem decision

The United States on Monday vetoed a resolution supported by the 14 other U.N. Security Council members that would have required President Donald Trump to rescind his declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a vote that showed the depth of global opposition to the USA move.

Global News U.S. to accuse North Korea of 'WannaCry' cyber attack
Author: 0 U.S. to accuse North Korea of 'WannaCry' cyber attack

The United Kingdom attributes the attack to North Korea, and Microsoft traced the attack to cyber affiliates of the North Korean government". Pointing to threats outside of North Korea, Bossert said preventing similarly massive cyber incidents would take concentrated effort and that President Donald Trump had taken steps in the right direction, such as ordering the modernization of government information technology to enhance the security of U.S.

Global News China condemns Quetta church attack
Author: 0 China condemns Quetta church attack

The chilling footage shows the gunmen, one dressed in black and the other in white, approaching the church. "Attack of terrorists on Zarghoon road church in Quetta is condemned", said Mohammad Faisal, spokesman for the Pakistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs .

Global News Hardik alleges EVM tampering
Author: 0 Hardik alleges EVM tampering

On Saturday, Patel had also questioned Supreme Court's decision to reject Congress' plea, seeking cross-verification of Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trails with votes cast with Electronic Voting Machines and asked why they were used in the Gujarat elections.

Author: 0 Trump Judicial Nominee Who Flopped at Hearing Withdraws Nomination

After the episode, and given the media attention triggered, Petersen presented his withdrawal to Trump through a letter in which he said " he did not wish to be a continued distraction to the President's or administration's work ", as reported by CNN .

Global News CNIL orders WhatsApp to stop sharing data with Facebook
Author: 0 CNIL orders WhatsApp to stop sharing data with Facebook

Facebook Inc's messaging service WhatsApp was given a one-month ultimatum by one of Europe's strictest privacy watchdogs, which ordered it to stop sharing user data with its parent without getting the necessary consent. Germany ordered Facebook to stop collecting data from WhatsApp users in September last year, and in the UK, Facebook agreed to stop collecting WhatsApp user data in November last year.

Global News Interpol cancels red corner notice against Dr Zakir Naik
Author: 0 Interpol cancels red corner notice against Dr Zakir Naik

On October 26, the NIA had filed a charge sheet in a special court in Mumbai against Zakir Naik for allegedly inciting youth to take up terror activities through speeches. The decision to not issue an RCN against Naik was taken by the Interpol's Commission in its 102nd session held on 24-27 October 2017. However, the Indian government has not yet requested for Naik's deportation from Malaysia - where he is presently residing.

Global News Police investigating death of British embassy worker in Beirut
Author: 0 Police investigating death of British embassy worker in Beirut

The expressway is a mountain road that links the coastal area of Metn north and east of Beirut with the town of Baabdat in the hills of Mount Lebanon. "We're providing consular support to her family & working very closely with Lebanese authorities who are conducting police investigation". "We are doing all we can to understand what happened", the family said.

Global News John McCain will return to Arizona after hospitalization, miss GOP tax vote
Author: 0 John McCain will return to Arizona after hospitalization, miss GOP tax vote

But instead of returning to Washington, D.C., his daughter, Meghan McCain, announced on Twitter that the senator will spend the holidays with his family in Arizona. Jon LaPook, include headache, general malaise, visual problems and speech problems. The Senate passed the initial tax bill December 2 with 51 votes after Tennessee GOP Sen.

Global News Vatican: Australia sex abuse report thorough, deserves study
Author: 0 Vatican: Australia sex abuse report thorough, deserves study

The Catholic Church is unlikely to yield to a royal commission's call to break the seal of confession. The investigation, which covered abuse in state and religious institutions, concluded there were "catastrophic failures of leadership of Catholic Church authorities over many decades".

Global News Franklin County plane crash claims three lives
Author: 0 Franklin County plane crash claims three lives

This crash happened north of Batesville, around 9 p.m. Saturday night. Firefighters were able to put those flames out. "My thoughts and prayers go out to the victims' families", IN state police public information officer Sgt. Officers arrived on scene and located the fire from the wreckage in a heavily wooded area behind a residence. Indiana State Police and federal investigators are looking into the incident.

Global News Donald Trump's federal judge pick struggles through legal grilling
Author: 0 Donald Trump's federal judge pick struggles through legal grilling

It shouldn't happen that way. Matthew Spencer Petersen , nominated by President Trump to serve as a federal judge, had a hard time with basic legal questions in a Wednesday Senate hearing . At first Petersen said yes, he knew what it was. Petersen claims he's been present at a handful of depositions but couldn't say how many. "In doing so, I'm just doing my job", said Kennedy .

Author: 0 Russia to renew flights to Egypt, halted after 2015…

The air traffic will resume on February 1, 2018, according to the report. The extremist militia Islamic State claimed responsibility for downing the plane. Russia, however, is not yet talking about resuming charter flights to Egyptian resorts on the Red Sea, once a popular destination for Russian tourists, Sokolov said, adding that this would be "the next stage" of negotiations.

Global News 'SNL' has Christmas message from Baldwin's Trump
Author: 0 'SNL' has Christmas message from Baldwin's Trump

A parade of familiar White House characters comes through to help them do this - and just happens to reflect special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's deepening investigation into whether Trump colluded with Russian Federation to interfere in the 2016 presidential election.

Global News Get a Sneak Peek of Prince Harry Interviewing Barack Obama
Author: 0 Get a Sneak Peek of Prince Harry Interviewing Barack Obama

I'll interview you if you want", Mr Obama replied. The high-profile interview will be broadcast on December 27. Watch the preview below. Apparently the two men got together for this special interview during September's Invictus Games in Toronto-you know, when we got those first wonderful pics of now-engaged Prince Harry and Meghan Markle holding hands.

Global News Cam Newton taunts Packers before throwing TD pass
Author: 0 Cam Newton taunts Packers before throwing TD pass

He threw four touchdown passes with no interceptions and kept the Packers off balance with 14 rushes for 58 yards. After Green Bay's field goal cut the Carolina lead to 24-17, Newton found Byrd again on a slant route to make it a two-possession game with 12:29 left in the fourth quarter.

Author: 0 Putin called Trump to thank Central Intelligence Agency for tip on bomb threat

Petersburg's Kazansky Cathedral and other busy sites in the city", the Kremlin said in a statement. President Vladimir Putin phoned Donald Trump to thank him for the information, the White House and Kremlin confirmed. On Tuesday, FSB chief Alexander Bortnikov said Russian Federation was on alert for the possible return of jihadists from Syria ahead of the World Cup and the presidential election in 2018.

Author: 0 NJ Assemblyman To Introduce Bill Counteracting Net Neutrality

While the FCC killed net neutrality, those changes won't take effect just yet. "Everyone who uses the Internet should be concerned about how this will impact Internet access and affordability", said Eustace in a statement. "That is the only way you are going to have sustainable net neutrality", Roslyn Layton, a visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, told NBC News.

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