Monday December 11-th, 2017

Supreme Court Allows Trump Travel Ban to Take Effect Supreme Court Allows Trump Travel Ban to Take Effect

The nine-member court, with two liberal justices dissenting, granted his administration's request to lift two injunctions imposed by lower courts that had partially blocked the ban, which is the third version of a contentious policy that Trump first ...

Whistleblower To Dems: Flynn Promised Biz Associate He'd Gut Russia Sanctions Whistleblower To Dems: Flynn Promised Biz Associate He'd Gut Russia Sanctions

The business colleague who texted with Flynn later recounted that he also suggested sanctions against Russian Federation would be "ripped up" as one of the administration's first acts, according to the whistleblower. "I am going to celebrate today". ...

Minnesota's largest newspaper calls on Franken to resign Minnesota's largest newspaper calls on Franken to resign

Another woman has come forward with accusations against the Minnesota Democrat of sexual misconduct. The Minnesota Democrat is facing a Senate Ethics Committee investigation into previous claims by several other women that he groped or sought to fo...

Keisha Lance Bottoms Elected Atlanta's Next Mayor | @KeishaBottoms #BlackGirlMagic Keisha Lance Bottoms Elected Atlanta's Next Mayor | @KeishaBottoms #BlackGirlMagic

Unofficial returns showed that Bottoms garnered 759 more votes than Norwood in the runoff election on Tuesday - a virtual repeat of the 2009 race when Mayor Kasim Reed defeated Norwood by 714 votes. Bottoms declared victory just minutes into early ...

Roma claim top spot with win over Qarabag Roma claim top spot with win over Qarabag

There was drama aplenty in Group C as Roma finished top, beating Chelsea to prime position after winning against minnows Qarabag 1-0 thanks to Diego Perotti's headed effort. They will now be seeded for Monday's draw as they attempt to reach the q...

Foiled assassins of United Kingdom prime minister charged with terrorism Foiled assassins of United Kingdom prime minister charged with terrorism

Rahman, from Finchley in north London , is charged with preparing acts of terrorism and assisting Imran in terror planning. MI5 head Andrew Parker briefed Cabinet ministers with details of the alleged plot to assassinate the Prime Minister on Tues...

Will Supreme Court Let Us Have Our Cake? Will Supreme Court Let Us Have Our Cake?

After a five-year legal battle, the Supreme Court began hearing arguments in theMasterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission case Tuesday. Such a ruling again could be appealed to the nation's top court. Even the Texas Supreme Cou...

FSU hires former USF coach to replace Fisher FSU hires former USF coach to replace Fisher

The landscape is different than it is in most places and high school coaches aren't as involved in the process as they are in other states. As it turns out, the wait for the next head coach didn't take all that long like officials promised.

Here's The Most-Liked & Retweeted Tweets of 2017 Here's The Most-Liked & Retweeted Tweets of 2017

The top four new U.S. political accounts were some of Trump's most forceful critics, led by @PreetBharara, the former federal prosecutor he fired. They all made the biggest splash on Twitter this year. Even in the USA -only year-end review, BTS took ...

Venezuela Plans a Cryptocurrency, Maduro Says Venezuela Plans a Cryptocurrency, Maduro Says

Without offering specifics as to how or when the currency would launch, Maduro added it would help Venezuela "advance in issues of monetary sovereignty, to make financial transactions and overcome the financial blockade". Reuters reports that comp...

Young rapper and grandma become best friends over Words with Friends Young rapper and grandma become best friends over Words with Friends

Spencer was quick to shut down any rumours that Roz may be in the lead when it comes to their Words with Friends battles. They eventually played more than 300 games against each other. Yet the two became unlikely friends as they continued to play ...

Airliner Witnessed North Korean Missile Test Airliner Witnessed North Korean Missile Test

While North Korea has claimed that their new weapon has put all parts of the United States within reach of a devastating strike, US officials say the latest test was a failure since the missile broke apart on re-entry as the airliner witnessed.

Texas Police Officer Shot and Killed While Serving Warrant Texas Police Officer Shot and Killed While Serving Warrant

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted the news, and said: "We pray for the family of the San Marcos police officer killed in the line of duty". The suspect allegedly opened fire on the officer shooting several times, according to KSAT ABC12. "Along with eve...

Don't miss the last 'supermoon' of the year in tonight's sky Don't miss the last 'supermoon' of the year in tonight's sky

An optical illusion, known as the "moon illusion", makes the moon appear even larger when it is close to the horizon compared to when it is high in the sky . Part of it depends on where you're viewing the supermoon. Tom Kerss, an astronomer at Roy...

Conyers retires amid firestorm of sexual harassment allegations from several women Conyers retires amid firestorm of sexual harassment allegations from several women

Conyers last month stepped down from his position as the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee after acknowledging that in 2015 he settled a wrongful dismissal complaint, though the congressman denied the sexual misconduct accusations aga...

Passenger demand in Middle East picks up in October: IATA report Passenger demand in Middle East picks up in October: IATA report

The industry will see net profits rising 11.3 per cent to $38.4 billion (Dh141.04 billion) in 2018, marking slight improvement from the $34.5 billion it will make this year (revised up from the $31.4 billion forecast in June). "The benefits of aviati...

Trump's Cut To Utah Monuments Sparks Protests And Lawsuits Trump's Cut To Utah Monuments Sparks Protests And Lawsuits

The tribes point to a federal lands law from the 1970s that says only Congress can actually reduce or nullify a national monument. Also Monday, another lawsuit filed by the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) challenges the proclamation that takes...

Deutsche Bank gets subpoena from Mueller on Trump accounts Deutsche Bank gets subpoena from Mueller on Trump accounts

A US official with knowledge of Mueller's probe said one reason for the subpoenas was to find out whether Deutsche Bank may have sold some of Trump's mortgage or other loans to Russian state development bank VEB or other Russian banks that now are un...

Florida authorities heading to NY to get Rian Rodriguez Florida authorities heading to NY to get Rian Rodriguez

According to CBS 47/FOX 30 in Jacksonville, Fla., however, court records show a friend of the teen had told her parents Frisina said the 27-year-old wanted to leave the country with her, but she was afraid to do so. Hunter said a sharp-eyed NY stat...

US Secretary of Defense Mattis arrives in Cairo US Secretary of Defense Mattis arrives in Cairo

A senior Trump administration official had earlier said that the USA is not satisfied with Pakistan's cooperation in the war against terror as part of its South Asia strategy and is yet to see Islamabad taking steps to "rein in" the Taliban and the H...

Georgia earns first College Football Playoff bid Georgia earns first College Football Playoff bid

The Sooners' last Rose Bowl appearance was in 2003 when they beat Washington State 34-14. "It will be one of the best defenses we've played here in the three years that we've been here, but a challenge we're very much looking forward to". Georgia dro...

Bumrah, Parthiv named in 17-member Indian squad for South Africa series Bumrah, Parthiv named in 17-member Indian squad for South Africa series

The MSK Prasad-led selection panel has persisted with the Test regulars for the 17-member squad, which includes seven batsmen, two wicketkeepers, along with the all-round option of Hardik Pandya. Hardik Pandya is the only genuine all-rounder while Pa...

Donald Trump Cuts the Crap, Endorses Alleged Child Molester Donald Trump Cuts the Crap, Endorses Alleged Child Molester

The explosive revelations were published by the Washington Post , which has interviewed more than 30 people who knew Moore between 1977 and 1982. White House spokesman Raj Shah said Trump and Moore "had a positive call" during which they "discusse...

Does Trump Have It Out for Mitt Romney? Does Trump Have It Out for Mitt Romney?

Orrin Hatch to run for an eighth term in 2018. But when the press followed up with a question about whether Trump's enthusiasm for Hatch was meant to deter Romney, he demurred, replying, "He's a good man. Their suspicions are warranted: Trump has so...

Sterling spikes on news of UK-Ireland trade breakthrough Sterling spikes on news of UK-Ireland trade breakthrough

But the issues of the rights of expatriate citizens and the UK-EU border on the island of Ireland remain fraught, diplomats said. The EU has had "enough time now to decide whether or not they are going to discuss trade with us, they need to get on ...

Eight arrested in Malta over murder of journalist Eight arrested in Malta over murder of journalist

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat told reporters that police operations were under way in the town of Marsa, and the Bugibba and Zebbug areas. The arrests came seven weeks after Daphne Caruana Galizia, a blogger and investigative journalist focusing on ...

Sunny Monday To Be Followed By Rain - Maybe Snow - Later In Week Sunny Monday To Be Followed By Rain - Maybe Snow - Later In Week

The service also predicts a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4 p.m. with a quarter-of-an-inch to half-an-inch of rain possible. Winds will gust up to 30-35 miles per hour at times through mid-afternoon. Tuesay's sunrise is at 7:47 a.m., an...

Cyclone Ockhi moves away; 96 fishermen still missing Cyclone Ockhi moves away; 96 fishermen still missing

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday rounded up her two-day visit to the southern districts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala struck by Cyclone Ockhi , saying the rescue operations will continue till the last fisherman stranded in the deep seas, is ...

Voyager 1 Fires Up its Old Thrusters After 37 Years Voyager 1 Fires Up its Old Thrusters After 37 Years

Traveling at nearly 40,000 miles per hour, Voyager 1 is one of the fastest things we've ever put into space. To accurately fly by and point the spacecraft's instruments at a smorgasbord of targets, engineers used "trajectory correction maneuver", or ...

1 dead, 5 others injured after hit-and-run in South Ozone Park, Queens 1 dead, 5 others injured after hit-and-run in South Ozone Park, Queens

Police officers responded after being notified of an assault outside XS NYC, a hookah lounge in South Ozone Park, Queens, about 4:30 a.m. Two men were stabbed and are hospitalized in stable condition. "The girl is yelling 'Stop, stop". One person w...

BJP won because of EVMs, says AAP BJP won because of EVMs, says AAP

A resurgent Mayawati challenged the BJP and said that her party would sweep the 2019 Lok Sabha polls if voting is done on ballot papers. While there is no doubt that the BJP had fared very well in the 16 municipal corporations and has succeeded...

Phase One of Chabahar Port to be Inaugurated Phase One of Chabahar Port to be Inaugurated

However, downplaying the rivalry during the inauguration, Rouhani said, "This port is also significant from the political point of view given that it connects Iran with its eastern and northern neighbors and at a later stage to European states".

Former BSO Conductor Being Investigated for Sexual Abuse Former BSO Conductor Being Investigated for Sexual Abuse

Shortly after the article appeared online, The New York Times reported that Met officials had been aware of the allegations since past year, but that Levine had denied them. The victim claimed in his report that similar behavior went on for years. ...

Mostly Sunny, Mild Monday Mostly Sunny, Mild Monday

As for tonight , overnight lows are expected to fall to the lower and mid 50s for much of the region. Tuesday .Mostly cloudy. Showers possible late. Some sunshine through high clouds and a bit colder. There will be a little bit of a breeze out of...

'Christmas Carol' parody with President Trump visited by shackled Michael Flynn 'Christmas Carol' parody with President Trump visited by shackled Michael Flynn

The segment starts as Baldwin's Trump walks into the Oval Office in a "pouty baby mode" with Kate McKinnon's Kellyanne Conway following him. The sketch began in the White House during a Christmas celebration, but Trump is too unnerved by Michael...

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