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Federal Bureau of Investigation agents called Trump an 'idiot' during presidential race

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It is also entirely possible that Trump's lawyers - who have been restraining him from firing Mueller - are presenting the Bizarro Mueller scenario to give him another way of lashing out that falls short of firing the special counsel. It is unclear whether the Ohrs have had any contact with the FBI or Mueller's team during their investigations, but the month of December has unearthed a slew of apparent political biasses on Mueller's team of prosecutors and investigators. Read More »

Driver, student killed when Iowa school bus catches fire

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Tuesday southeast of Oakland in Pottawattamie County. Officials said there maybe have been one or more individuals that did not make it out of the bus. He posted a statement on Facebook, which read in part, "Our hearts go out to their families and loved ones. The investigation into the cause of the accident is underway, and we are cooperating with law enforcement as they do their work". Read More »

China Is Preparing for an Influx of North Korean Refugees, Report Says

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Lu Kang, China's Foreign Ministry spokesman, told reporters on Monday that he was unaware of the plan for the refugee camps, but he did not deny their existence. Although China does not appear to have changed its basic position on maintaining stability, the increasingly hostile talk in Washington appears to be spurring contingency preparations. Read More »

Russian diplomats leave Yemen for Riyadh as violence escalates

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A Saudi-led military coalition fighting the Iran-aligned Houthi movement blockaded ports last month after a missile was sacked toward Riyadh. He remained in politics as the head of the GPC, Yemen's largest political party, and in 2015 he joined forces with the Iran-aligned Houthis after they captured the capital Sanaa in a move that precipitated Saudi-led military intervention on the side of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi. Read More »

Binyamin Netanyahu Rips Turkey's Erdoğan a New One

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Several people reported temporary breathing problems as a result of being hit with tear gas, Lebanese television LBC said. By early afternoon, the bulk of the protesters had departed, and security forces moved in to arrest a few remaining demonstrators. Read More »

Merriam-Webster Chooses 'Feminism' As 2017 Word Of The Year

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Now going back to " feminism ", since people seem to be curious ( and oftentimes confused ) about the definition, according to Merriam-Webster, feminism means "the theory of the political , economic, and social equality of the sexes" and "organized activity on behalf of women's rights and interests". Read More »

Tillerson overture to N.Korea: US ready to talk without pre-condition

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Tillerson spoke Tuesday to the US diplomatic corps at a town hall meeting amid low morale and widespread concerns about his planned overhaul of the State Department. Feltman, a veteran American diplomat who is the United Nations undersecretary-general for political affairs, said he told the North Koreans "they need to signal that they're willing now to go in a different direction, to start some kind of engagement, to start talking about talks". Read More »

Crystal Palace Confident Of Snapping Up Former Real Madrid Player

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We have a mountain to climb and it's wonderful to win but we're still very close to the bottom of the table because we haven't quite made up from getting zero points from the first seven games. The thirty-six year old played all but three league games for Espanyol last season but is yet to feature this term with Paul Lopez now first choice. Read More »

Burnley go fourth with 1-0 victory over Stoke

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There were tame penalty shouts from the home crowd on 21 minutes after Darren Fletcher caused Jack Cork to stumble in the Stoke box by stepping on the midfielder's heel, referee Michael Jones was quick to wave away claims though. Peter Crouch - one of three changes to the side - might have scored inside three minutes when he took advantage of a rare mistake from James Tarkowski to get on the end of Ramadan Sobhi's cross. Read More »

The blizzard in Buffalo might have cost Adam Vinatieri a $500000 bonus

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According to former National Football League agent and CBS Sports contributor Joel Corry, Vinatieri has a clause in his contract that includes a $500,000 bonus if he makes 90 percent or more of his field goals this season. But with the two misses on Sunday, Vinatieri dropped to 88% on the season. "I missed it by a kick". This year, the snow might have kept Vinatieri from collecting an additional $500,000. Read More »

Met Eireann add snow and ice warning to Status Yellow wind warning

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A new snow-ice weather warning has been issued with by Met Éireann with all of Ireland put on alert alongside a warning that gales will blow an arctic blast in from the Atlantic. The Met Office said last night was the coldest night of the year, with Drumnadrochit being the coldest in Scotland - reaching temperatures of -9.1 degrees. Read More »

Scott Frost confirms he will coach UCF in Peach Bowl

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Even though Frost has already accepted the position as head coach at his alma mater, the University of Nebraska, he's been given the blessings of both programs to coach the Knights for one last outing. Frost returned to Orlando on Monday night to conduct bowl practices with UCF after being on the recruiting trail for Nebraska. "This is a great place and a great university", Frost said . Read More »

Erdogan, Putin warn of further tension over US Jerusalem move

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Trump's decision and his plan to move the United States embassy to Jerusalem sparked violence in Jerusalem, with a fifth day of protests in the Middle East. In Beirut on Monday, the leader of Hezbollah, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, said the group and its allies in the region would renew their focus on the Palestinian cause after what he called their victories elsewhere in the region. Read More »

SC lens on jallikattu law

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The Bench observed that the question of whether a state can make a law claiming cultural right will have to be examined by a larger Bench. Article 29 (1) says that "any section of citizens residing in the territory of India or any part thereof having a distinct language, script or culture of its own shall have the right to conserve the same". Read More »

Assembly GOP leader Brian Kolb announces run for governor

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Kolb also has called the minimum wage increase and paid family leave program "two crushing mandates" for small businesses. Kolb; Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro; Syracuse Sen. But Kolb believes he can win by running what he described as an "unconventional campaign". He says he wants to grow the economy by bringing good jobs back to the state, making government work for everyone, cutting taxes to make NY affordable, end political corruption and restore honesty to state government. Read More »

CBSE UGC NET 2017 Answer Key Released, Check you Marks now

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CBSE UGC NET 2017 (November) examination was held in 91 cities at 1700 centres across the country. CBSE is expected to release the UGC NET 2017 result in the month of January 2018. While Paper 1 comprised 60 questions and carried a total of 100 marks and Paper 2 had 50 questions and carried a total of 100 marks, the Paper 3 was consist of 75 questions and carried a total of 150 marks. Read More »

These Are the Healthiest (and Least Healthy) States in the US

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Looking at data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Medical Association, and the Census bureau, the rankings took into account everything from obesity and smoking to community and environmental factors, such as child poverty and air pollution, to public policies like immunizations, and health outcomes like cancer deaths and diabetes. Read More »

SC to hear Centre's plea in Vodafone tax dispute case

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The Centre and the Election Commission , however have been at odds over the duration of the ban. These special courts would adjudicate 1571 criminal cases pending against lawmakers. The Centre has written to all State Governments to supply details of MLAs facing criminal cases. The government has, however, opposed the proposal for life ban. Read More »

Pacific pop-up: island that rose from the ashes might last 30 years

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But the island has survived the initial stage of evolution, something that has led Nasa to believe that its lifespan could go up to 30 years. Jim Garvin , chief scientist of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland, said that similar land masses in Mars could also have been formed from underwater eruptions. Read More »

Tremors Detected Near North Korean Nuclear Test Site Likely Aftershocks

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The new tunnel digging efforts appear to be concentrated at the facility's West Portal, while the North Portal, where the five most recent of North Korea's six total nuclear tests were conducted, remains all but abandoned. Pyongyang claimed that they tested a hydrogen bomb, and has suggested that its next test would be conducted above ground. As tensions grow between the United States and North Korea, the US and its allies are constantly on the lookout for signs of potential nuclear weapons ... Read More »

Woman killed husband, lived with his remains for 6 months

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The couple's son, who had been living with them, alerted police to the scene after discovering the remains of his 54-year-old father. In the call, the son describes finding a crate covered in maggots and flies, inside their home at 3301 Linda Drive, after locking himself out of his home and having to climb through an upstairs window. Read More »

Thousands protest in Jakarta against Trump's Jerusalem move

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Israeli police forces have brutally faced the Palestinian protesters across the occupied land. The Israeli army, for its part, has responded by suspending the soldier. The delegation is comprised of faith leaders from a number of religions and religious committees who will visit Jerusalem and its holy sites bringing with them a message of peace and tolerance in the midst of Trump's highly divisive declaration. Read More »

Ryanair faces strike threats in Germany, Ireland

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The decision to strike will, should it go ahead, cause significant disruption for some people returning home for Christmas . Staff employed through agencies, individual companies ar as contractor pilots were not covered in the ballot by the Irish Air Line Pilots Association - which is affiliated to IMPACT. Read More »

Trump's attack on Senator Gillibrand "nasty": Senator Schumer

Trump on Tuesday called Gillibrand a " lightweight " and "flunky" of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) who "would do anything" for campaign contributions. She insisted to Town and Country in 2015 the tycoon "clearly" respects women even though he said earlier that year that Megyn Kelly had "blood coming out of her wherever" while asking tough questions at a presidential debate. Read More »

Roy Moore rides a horse to the polls -- again

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In an opinion from 2002, Moore , then a justice on Alabama's Supreme Court, wrote that homosexual conduct "is and has been abhorrent, immoral, detestable, a crime against nature..." Moore faces accusations from multiple women that he pursued sexual encounters with them when they were teenagers and he was in his early 30s. Read More »

Gulfport Celebrates Hanukkah with Menorah Lighting Ceremony

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This continues every night until the eighth and final night of Hanukkah. Every night followers of all ages will participate in the traditional Menorah lighting, topped off with holiday foods, blessings, songs, and games. The annual menorah lighting at the Gateways Inn, 51 Walker St.in Lenox, is set for 6:30 p.m. Saturday, with live music, hot latkes, tea, and sufganiyah (a jelly doughnut eaten in Israel and around the world during Hanukkah.) The gathering includes an "awesome fire show". Read More »

Stop and search finds more drugs on white suspects

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The data, gathered from forces across England and Wales, "suggests that the use of stop and search on black people might be based on weaker grounds for suspicion than its use on white people, particularly..." It analysed more than 8,500 stop and search records. Read More »

More bike accidents occure during full moon, supermoon

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And on nights with a " supermoon " it gets even more perilous. Because a full moon can be a major distraction and occurs about 12 times a year, researchers made a decision to investigate whether full moons might be linked to more motorcyclists' deaths. Read More »