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Global News Elderly couple's festive explanation for having $336000 worth of marijuana: 'Christmas'
Author: 0 Elderly couple's festive explanation for having $336000 worth of marijuana: 'Christmas'

York County, Nebraska sheriff's deputies stopped the couple on Tuesday after observing the Jirons' vehicle, a 2016 Toyota Tacoma, failing to signal a turn and driving left of the center lane, according to a police report . The York County Sheriff's Department said the street value of the haul is estimated at $336,000. Numerous comments on social media appeared to support the elderly couple.

Global News Bihar: 5 killed as Boiler explodes at sugar mill in Gopalganj
Author: 0 Bihar: 5 killed as Boiler explodes at sugar mill in Gopalganj

After the boiler explosion, angry workers went on a rampage in the mill, setting fire to vehicles parked inside the premises, the police said. Firefighters and rescuers are using heavy machinery to try to reach them. Police said three of those killed had been identified as Arjun Kumar Kushwaha, Kripa Yadav and Mohammad Shahsuddin, said police. Shamsuddin. It is feared that several other workers may still be trapped under the debris.

Global News Syria talks: Russian Federation looks to Sochi 'congress'
Author: 0 Syria talks: Russian Federation looks to Sochi 'congress'

Since the Syrian civil war began in 2011, sieges and starvation have been used as tools of war. The worldwide humanitarian task force has helped "dozens and dozens" of aid convoys reach previously inaccessible areas, but many other places still remain out of bounds, he said, calling for improved aid access to the country's most vulnerable communities in 2018.

Global News USA woman gives birth from embryo frozen 25 years ago
Author: 0 USA woman gives birth from embryo frozen 25 years ago

Emma Wren Gibson came into the world three weeks ago but that was more than 25 years after her embryo was frozen. Ms Gibson told CNN that despite not sharing Emma's genes, she and her husband love her as their own child. During their interview with CNN , Tina and Benjamin spoke of getting married seven years ago, but with Benjamin having cystic fibrosis, the pair understood their chances of fertility were low.

Global News Gujarat Results: Rahul Gandhi to Attend Congress Review Meeting in Ahmedabad
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Neither in states where they were in power nor where they were in the opposition". Responding to a question about Modi's assertion that the BJP's win was an endorsement of his development agenda and economic reforms like the GST, the Congress president said, "It is odd as in his poll speeches he did not talk about development, nor about GST and note ban".

Global News US Sanctions Top Burmese General, 51 Others for Human Rights Abuses
Author: 0 US Sanctions Top Burmese General, 51 Others for Human Rights Abuses

Congress passed the original Magnitsky Act in 2012 to blacklist several officials linked to his murder. On a conference call with reporters on December 20, a senior U.S. Head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadryov, who ordered Chechnya's anti-gay purge , has been added to the Magnitsky List, which seeks to punish suspected human rights abusers.

Global News Parents upset over Ivanka Trump's surprise school visit in CT
Author: 0 Parents upset over Ivanka Trump's surprise school visit in CT

Trump didn't seem phased, though. Trump and Rometty meet with students from a program, who were set to graduate in four years, instead of six. Trump was joined by IBM CEO Ginni Rometty on the visit. "Regardless of your stance regarding Ivanka Trump , I think we can all celebrate that NECA is the most successful program of its type in the state, thanks in part to IBM's generosity and partnership", BOE member Barbara Meyer-Mitchell reportedly added.

Author: 0 Pence says 'real progress' in war in Afghanistan

In a speech, the vice president said "President Donald Trump is the best friend the armed forces of the United States will ever have". The expected deployment of hundreds more U.S. Although he seemed to be dismissive of polls showing the administration's low approval ratings, Pence noted that, with midterm elections coming up, Americans can "count on the fact" that he, Trump and members of the administration will be traveling around the country next year, tub-thumping all year long.

Global News Venus Williams cleared in fatal Florida crash, reports
Author: 0 Venus Williams cleared in fatal Florida crash, reports

The lawsuit stated that Barson's injuries included "severed main arteries, massive internal bleeding, a fractured spine, and massive internal organ damage". "I was caught in the middle". Earlier this year, Williams' attorneys filed a protective order, saying they got less than 24 hours' notice that the Barson family's counsel was going to download vehicle data from the tennis star's SUV, CNN affiliate WPEC-TV in West Palm Beach reported .

Global News Ball boy steals limelight does unthinkable as Bristol City sinks Man United
Author: 0 Ball boy steals limelight does unthinkable as Bristol City sinks Man United

But they fought a lot to be lucky. "That's why they are one of if not the biggest club in the world". Obviously there was the FA Cup final last season and they got one over us there. Chelsea looked set to be comfortable winners over struggling Premier League opposition when Willian finished off a fine team move after just 13 minutes but Bournemouth rallied after the break.

Global News U.S. is planning 'bloody nose' military attack on North Korea, report says
Author: 0 U.S. is planning 'bloody nose' military attack on North Korea, report says

THE US is stepping up plans to thwart North Korea's nuke plans with a "bloody nose" strike, it is claimed. Bossert said Tuesday in a press briefing the attribution of the ransomware, dubbed WannaCry , to the East Asian country is based on "careful investigation" in collaboration with private companies and other worldwide governments such as the U.K., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Japan.

Author: 0 Jeff Sessions interviewing Federal Bureau of Investigation over Uranium One probe

We will never be freed of the Uranium One "scandal."Attorney General Jeff Sessions has requested the Department of Justice to survey prove in its torpid examination of the part of Bill and Hillary Clinton in the endorsement of an arrangement that permitted United States organizations to pitch uranium to Russia's state nuclear vitality organization".

Global News Raul Castro to step down as Cuba's president April 2018
Author: 0 Raul Castro to step down as Cuba's president April 2018

According to a vote Thursday in the island state's National Assembly, Castro, 86, will stay on two months longer than previously anticipated, AFP reported. Cuban First Vice President Miguel Díaz-Canel, 57, has been widely viewed as his successor as president. Castro has reiterated on several occasions that he will step down as president in 2018, although he will remain as first secretary of the central committee of the ruling Communist Party of Cuba (PCC).

Global News Saudis intercept Houthi missile targeting palace
Author: 0 Saudis intercept Houthi missile targeting palace

The U.S. reiterated on Tuesday its call to facilitate the flow of humanitarian aid into Yemen after the Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels there said the group had fired a ballistic missile toward Riyadh. The missile, which the U.S. said, bears the hallmarks of weapons supplied by Iran, did not cause any damage or casualty. Following the latest missile launch, Washington has warned Tehran is dragging the world "deeper into a broadening regional conflict".

Global News Oldest fossils ever found indicate life in the Universe is 'common'
Author: 0 Oldest fossils ever found indicate life in the Universe is 'common'

The existence of the rocks the scientists analysed is also rather remarkable. In the late research, William Schopf, a paleobiologist at the University of California, Los Angeles and the discoverer of the Australian microfossils teamed up with John Valley, a geoscientist at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.

Global News Atletico Madrid files Federation Internationale de Football Association case against FC Barcelona over Antoine Griezmann
Author: 0 Atletico Madrid files Federation Internationale de Football Association case against FC Barcelona over Antoine Griezmann

Atletico's aggressive response to Barcelona's behaviour indicates that they have no intention of selling their star striker, despite the fact that the release clause in his contract is an eye-watering €100m (£88.4m). "We're obliged to have contact with players". Barcelona , who were issued with a one-year transfer ban in 2014 for signing under-age players by world football governing body FIFA, did not respond when asked for comment.

Global News The Ocean's 8 trailer is here and it's absolutely ideal
Author: 0 The Ocean's 8 trailer is here and it's absolutely ideal

Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett star in a teaser for the upcoming first full-length trailer of Ocean's 8 that will release on Tuesday. Oscar victor Sandra Bullock stars in the title role, alongside Oscar winners Cate Blanchett and Anne Hathaway , Mindy Kaling , Sarah Paulson , Awkwafina , with Rihanna and Oscar nominee Helena Bonham Carter .

Author: 0 NBC5 Forecast: Mild Start to Winter Today, Cold Rain for Friday

Highs in the low 70s. The first day of winter will feel like winter, but the weather will stay quiet with quite a few clouds and temperatures not climbing any higher than the 20s. The chance of precipitation is 60 percent. At this time, all or mostly rain is forecast from Washington, D.C., to Philadelphia and Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Global News Religious Jews Celebrate as Trump Commutes Sholom Rubashkin's Sentence
Author: 0 Religious Jews Celebrate as Trump Commutes Sholom Rubashkin's Sentence

Wednesday, The White House issued a statement that President Trump had commuted Rubashkin's sentence. The case against Rubashkin started after an immigration raid on a kosher meatpacking company that he owned, and his arrest in 2008 by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents resulted in his conviction for financial crimes.

Global News Trump's approval rating plunges to historic low of 35%
Author: 0 Trump's approval rating plunges to historic low of 35%

Results from the new poll conducted by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal were released Wednesday. However, even if impeachment never comes to fruition, Trump's chances of reelection are slim to none, according to the poll. Thirty-six percent of those polled said they would definitely or probably cast a ballot of Trump. The icing on top of this anti-Trump cake is that when respondents were asked if the country was in better or worse condition than before Trump took office, only 30 ...

Global News Mike Tomlin: Catch Rule 'Needs To Be Revisited'
Author: 0 Mike Tomlin: Catch Rule 'Needs To Be Revisited'

Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said he doesn't remember what was lacking in the Steelers' game-planning in the final seconds of their 27-24 loss to New England. This is because the Steelers have a deep, talented roster on offense. Martavis Bryant and JuJu Smith-Schuster made big plays in Brown's absence. A source told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Sunday that Brown was expected to return for the postseason.

Global News China urges United States to abandon Cold War mindset reflected in Trump report
Author: 0 China urges United States to abandon Cold War mindset reflected in Trump report

Trump's strategy paper did not include specific accusations from United States security agencies that Moscow meddled in the 2016 U.S. election. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that "A quick read of the parts of the strategy that mention our country ..." "We urge the United States to stop deliberately distorting China's strategic intentions and abandon a Cold War mentality", said a foreign ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying.

Global News Christmas terrorist plot disrupted after early morning raids
Author: 0 Christmas terrorist plot disrupted after early morning raids

The arrested men, who are thought to have Islamist links, were detained on suspicion being involved in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism under the Terrorism Act 2000 . "We would ask people to remain alert but not alarmed and we are grateful for the assistance and understanding of people locally", the spokesperson added.

Global News Florida police officer released from hospital after being dragged by vehicle
Author: 0 Florida police officer released from hospital after being dragged by vehicle

A Florida cop held on for dear life as a suspect he stopped suddenly gunned his engine, dragging the officer alongside his vehicle at high speeds. "We also want to extend our gratitude to our neighboring law enforcement agencies who helped us take these suspects into custody", the Pembroke Pines Police Department said in a statement.

Global News Gov. Rick Scott: Latvala should resign
Author: 0 Gov. Rick Scott: Latvala should resign

The report also found probable cause that Latvala groped or made sexually suggestive comments to Rachel Perrin Rogers , an aide to Senate Republican Majority Leader Wilton Simpson of Trilby, on four different occasions dating back to 2013.

Global News Virginia governor cites power of a single vote
Author: 0 Virginia governor cites power of a single vote

Citing state election law , Virginia Board of Elections Chairman James Alcorn said the board would have to pick a victor at random, likely picking a name from a bowl. Ezra Reese, an attorney for Simonds, argued that under the guidelines, the ballot should remain uncounted because it contained more than one type of extra marking.

Global News Cavs Targeting Early January Return for All-Star Guard Isaiah Thomas
Author: 0 Cavs Targeting Early January Return for All-Star Guard Isaiah Thomas

Thomas , who has not played since the playoffs of last season due to a hip injury, is reportedly set to scrimmage with the Cavs' affiliate G League team, the Canton Charge, this week, according to sources of ESPN's Dave McMenamin . However, Cleveland acquired him, Jae Crowder, and Ante Zizic in the Kyrie Irving trade , and while Crowder and Zizic have played for the team, Thomas is still injured and unable to play.

Global News Ethics watchdog says Canada Prime Minister Trudeau broke rules
Author: 0 Ethics watchdog says Canada Prime Minister Trudeau broke rules

Trudeau's wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, also vacationed on the island with her children and a friend in March 2016. Dawson found that Trudeau also contravened section 21 of the Act when he did not recuse himself from discussions that provided an opportunity to further private interests associated with institutions of the Aga Khan, and section 5 for failing to arrange his private affairs to avoid such an opportunity.

Global News DAR Joins In National Wreath-Laying Ceremony
Author: 0 DAR Joins In National Wreath-Laying Ceremony

Each year on National Wreaths Across America Day, the Wreaths Across America organization coordinates the laying of wreaths at more than 1,200 locations in all 50 states, at sea and overseas with the stated mission to Remember, Honor and Teach, according to a news release.

Global News Pence Delays Upcoming Trip to Israel, Egypt Until 2018
Author: 0 Pence Delays Upcoming Trip to Israel, Egypt Until 2018

Vice President Mike Pence on Monday postponed his trip to Egypt and Israel until mid-January, citing the need to preside over the Senate on a sweeping tax overhaul. Palestinians have also planned to hold mass protests in the West Bank against the United States during Pence's visit. The Palestinian Authority said it was not going to meet with Pence during his trip that was going to include a visit to Bethlehem, Christ's birth place, and a meeting with President Mahmoud Abbas.

Global News Al Franken Announce He is Resign on 2nd January
Author: 0 Al Franken Announce He is Resign on 2nd January

In an insubordinate discourse on the Senate floor not long ago, Franken said he was certain that the morals examination would demonstrate his innocence. In any case, he said that he couldn't enough speak to his constituents while experiencing the Ethics Committee process, and declared that he would leave " in the coming weeks ".

Global News Congress punts on children's welfare
Author: 0 Congress punts on children's welfare

Before CHIP established a safety net for children and families, families without coverage sometimes would wait to get medical care for their children until symptoms became so serious that a trip to the emergency room was the only option. Some families get their kids insured for free by CHIP; others pay premiums determined by a sliding scale. Congress spent the summer trying and failing to undo Obamacare's damage to the individual health insurance market.

Global News Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor managed four.3m PPV buys
Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor managed four.3m PPV buys

Forget about Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight champion Conor McGregor stepping back into the boxing ring anytime soon. De La Hoya spoke to ESPN Deportes and admitted that he's not closing the door on him making a return to the ring, while also throwing a verbal jab at his longtime boxing and promoting rival Floyd Mayweather .

Global News Twitter accounts connected to far-right group Britain First have been suspended
Author: 0 Twitter accounts connected to far-right group Britain First have been suspended

The step is one of several that Twitter said it would take to crack down on white nationalists and other violent or hateful groups, which have become unwelcome on a service that once took an absolutist view of free speech. Hateful imagery will now be considered sensitive media under our media policy . He said Twitter determined his account was "affiliated with a violent extremist group", an allegation he denied.

Global News NHL's Islanders said to win right to build arena at Belmont site
Author: 0 NHL's Islanders said to win right to build arena at Belmont site

New York City Football Club and Related Partners wants to construct a 26,000-seat open-air soccer stadium for the Major League Soccer team, which now plays its home games at Yankee Stadium. State approval of the plan moves the team another step closer to having the stable long-term home it's sought for years. The Islanders are scheduled to play at Barclays through 2018-19.

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