• US Vice president delayed his Middle East tour
US Vice president delayed his Middle East tour

As vice president, Pence can cast a tie-breaking vote in the U.S. Senate, and with a close vote expected along party lines on the tax legislation, it was made a decision to keep him in the country just in case. John McCain of Arizona and Thad Cochran of MS have missed votes recently because of health issues. Abbas had originally planned to host P...

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  • Nazareth cancels Christmas celebration over Trump Jerusalem move
Nazareth cancels Christmas celebration over Trump Jerusalem move

The annual events are a huge tourist attraction during the Christmas season. Salam's Christmas cancellation comes as part of continued backlash against Trump, who reversed decades of policy and made the USA the only country to recognize the contested city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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  • How Have Institutional Investors Been Trading Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX)?
How Have Institutional Investors Been Trading Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX)?

About 10.84M shares traded. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. ( NYSE : FCX ) has returns on investment of -14.20% which indicates firm's investment efficiency or to compare the efficiency of a number of different investments. They expect $0.42 EPS, up 68.00 % or $0.17 from last year's $0.25 per share. ANTM's profit will be $320.95 million for 45.52 P/E if th...

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  • Could human remains found in Montana shed be missing MI brothers?
Could human remains found in Montana shed be missing MI brothers?

There are no suspects as police continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the discovery. KECI reported Michigan State Police are in contact with the lead investigator on the Missoula case. That would just about fit the ages of the Skelton brothers, when they went missing in November of 2010 . The Montana Crime Lab verified the rema...

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  • Charges upgraded to first-degree murder in death of woman at Charlottesville rally
Charges upgraded to first-degree murder in death of woman at Charlottesville rally

But Thursday, the office sought to raise that to first-degree murder, with a penalty of 20 years to life, and the judge agreed. On Aug. 12, Fields allegedly drove into a crowd of counterprotestors who were demonstrating against the white nationalist rally, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer and injuring several others.

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  • White House undercuts Tillerson on North
White House undercuts Tillerson on North

North Korea warned Thursday it would take "merciless self-defensive" measures should the United States enforce a naval blockade, which Pyongyang sees as "an act of war", the isolated nation's state media said . The apparent softening comes almost two weeks after North Korea test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that could put ...

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  • Laois unemployment down but higher than national average - finds Census
Laois unemployment down but higher than national average - finds Census

The Central Statistics Office today released figures from Census 2016 on employment figures in Ireland with retail, sales and farmers the top occupations. Of the unemployed in the county, 197 (9.1%) were first-time job seekers. Looking at recent immigrants, 47,651 of the 82,346 persons who arrived to live in Ireland in the year prior to Census ...

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  • Donald Trump Tickles Tweeters With His Curt Message To Omarosa
Donald Trump Tickles Tweeters With His Curt Message To Omarosa

Both Kelly and former chief of staff Reince Priebus wanted to let Manigault Newman go, a former White House official told CNN . No details were provided about the 2:30 p.m. She was relegated to the Office of Public Liaison but was still given an "Assistant to the President" title. " Sources say General Kelly did the firing and Omarosa [Mani...

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  • Indonesian Court Rejects Petition to Criminalize Extramarital Sex
Indonesian Court Rejects Petition to Criminalize Extramarital Sex

Members of the group wept as it became clear the court would not side with them. Some rights activists said the petition was partially aimed at criminalising gay sex, which is now not regulated by the law, except in the ultra-conservative province of Aceh and in cases of child abuse.

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  • Trump has tough task with tax cuts plan
Trump has tough task with tax cuts plan

Amazingly, Trump won the state by 28 points in the 2016 presidential election, but - with allegations of child molestation and other problematic characteristics - the ultra-conservative Moore was unable to even break the 50 percent mark, much less pull-out a win.

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  • US jets intercept Russian planes over Syria and fire warning flares
US jets intercept Russian planes over Syria and fire warning flares

The agreement on the so-called de-escalation zones was signed by Russia, Turkey and Iran in May. US military officials raised concerns about the incident through an established hotline established in the past two years between American and Russian air forces.

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  • NGO: Myanmar Violence Killed at Least 6700 Rohingya in August-September
NGO: Myanmar Violence Killed at Least 6700 Rohingya in August-September

At least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed during the first month of a crackdown in Myanmar this year, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Thursday in a report based on surveys of refugees who fled to Bangladesh, marking the highest death toll given to date.

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  • Donald and Melania release first official Christmas portrait
Donald and Melania release first official Christmas portrait

The first lady accompanied President Donald Trump on several trips to survey hurricane damage in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, and he has said she was deeply affected by what she saw. Trump has become notorious for railing against the so-called "war on Christmas" and has promised that under his administration, America will be saying "Merry Ch...

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  • Israel fears Gaza tensions will continue
Israel fears Gaza tensions will continue

The Arabic reads, "For the sake of Jerusalem#Jerusalem [is] our capital" (Facebook page of QudsN, December 11, 2017). "We will knock down Trump's decision". "We urge all countries to withdraw their recognition of Israel because of its behaviour towards the Palestinians and disregard for the decisions of the world community with the support from t...

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  • Putin to United States lawmakers: 'Are you normal?'
Putin to United States lawmakers: 'Are you normal?'

He denounced as "invention" alleged claims that Russian Federation had meddled in the 2016 USA presidential election. "Its a universally accepted practice when diplomatic envoys and even government officials meet candidates and their teams to discuss some issues, prospects for development, trying to get an idea what they will do if they come to p...

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  • 'Not time for talks': White House backtracks from Tillerson's comments
'Not time for talks': White House backtracks from Tillerson's comments

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huakabee-Sanders insisted President Trump's position on North Korea hasn't changed, and that he still believes any negotiations with the country are "pointless". He said Washington and Seoul both maintain a firm stance that North Korea's nuclear weapons can not be tolerated and should be completely discarded in a pea...

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  • Sexual misconduct: White House rejects Trump accusers' demand for probe
Sexual misconduct: White House rejects Trump accusers' demand for probe

More than fifty female Democratic lawmakers are asking leaders in the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to open an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct against President Donald Trump . On Monday, the women - Jessica Leeds, Samantha Holvey and Rachel Crooks - urged Congress to investigate Trump's behavior. Whit...

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  • Gujarat exit poll predicts biggest ever BJP win. Hardik raises EVM concerns
Gujarat exit poll predicts biggest ever BJP win. Hardik raises EVM concerns

That the BJP is possibly retaining its bastion in Gujarat speaks of the formidable, if questionable, electoral charm of PM Modi. People in the hill state have been alternating between the Congress and the BJP in Assembly elections every five years.

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  • The First Church of Christ, Advent & Christmas Services
The First Church of Christ, Advent & Christmas Services

This event is free and for the whole family. On Christmas Eve, one morning service will be at 10 a.m. with "Lessons and Carols", a retelling of the story of Christmas and the birth of Jesus through Bible readings interspersed with hymns and carols sung by the congregation and by the choir.

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  • Ohio bill would prohibit abortions in Down syndrome cases
Ohio bill would prohibit abortions in Down syndrome cases

The Indiana measure, enacted in 2016, has been blocked by a federal judge, who ruled the state has no authority to limit a woman's reasons for ending a pregnancy. "This bill does nothing to improve the lives of people with disabilities, nor increase their access to health care or other services, nor does it educate a woman and her family about ...

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  • White House defends its diversity amid Omarosa exit
White House defends its diversity amid Omarosa exit

Ryan, for her part, had a gracious response to Sanders . Only one Cabinet member, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben CarsonBenjamin (Ben) Solomon CarsonVA slashes program that helps homeless veterans obtain housing: report Homelessness rises for first time since recession Moving the USA embassy to Jerusalem is the right call MORE ,...

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  • Two inmates busted in fatal drive-by shooting of Queens rapper 'Chinx'
Two inmates busted in fatal drive-by shooting of Queens rapper 'Chinx'

The 31-year-old rapper and a friend were sitting inside Pickens' Porsche and stopped at a red light near Queens Boulevard and 84th Drive when another auto pulled up. Hill and Homere each face up to 25 years to life in prison if convicted . Brown called the shooting "another example of the mindless gun violence plaguing our country", adding that ...

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  • Medicaid officials say they expect Congress to reauthorize CHIP funding
Medicaid officials say they expect Congress to reauthorize CHIP funding

For instance, Colorado and Virginia recently sent letters to CHIP families, warning them that they may have to shut down the program soon if funding does not come through. "Until Congress deploys this lifeline, all we're going to see is more and more children suffer and that for me as a pediatrician is absolutely unacceptable".

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  • FHP Trooper Revives Unresponsive Woman in Alligator Alley Who is Later Arrested
FHP Trooper Revives Unresponsive Woman in Alligator Alley Who is Later Arrested

The vehicle was resting against the south shoulder fence along lanes for eastbound traffic, according to an FHP news release Thursday. The trooper reportedly attempted to wake the female up, but was unsuccessful. "You heard that right?" a trooper says. "The trooper carried the female out of the vehicle, determined she was not breathing and bega...

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  • Teen's Heartwarming Reaction To Harvard Acceptance Letter Goes Viral
Teen's Heartwarming Reaction To Harvard Acceptance Letter Goes Viral

Ayrton Little, a 16-year-old junior at TM Landry College Prep in Breaux Bridge, was recently accepted to Harvard University , KATC-TV reported . Ayrton Little, 16, and his classmates burst into cheers after opening the emailed acceptance letter from the Cambridge Ivy League school.

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