Russian Federation designates Radio Free Europe and Voice of America as 'foreign agents'

She insisted, however, that the foreign ministry would not strip any foreign media outlets of their credentials or undermine their work. The media, which perform the functions of foreign agents , are Voice of America, Radio Free Europe/Radio Lib... More..

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Israel Fired Missiles, Three Intercepted Near Damascus
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Israel Fired Missiles, Three Intercepted Near Damascus

There was no Israeli comment on the incident. The Syrian army's air defense intercepted the Israeli missiles and shot down three of them, according to the source. Israel has acknowledged carrying out airstrik...More..

Reserve Bank keeps interest rates on hold
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Reserve Bank keeps interest rates on hold

Mortgage Choice's John Flavell said the decision to keep the rate on hold was indicative of a thriving economy. CoreLogic head of research Tim Lawless said the slowing house market continued to ease concerns ...More..

NY truckers protest electronic logging devices
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

NY truckers protest electronic logging devices

The hours of service rules have not changed due to the ELD mandate. Information some truckers say, they don't want to share. They include Forrest Lucas, president of Corona-based Lucas Oil Products, who sai...More..

Snow, high winds and cold mark season's first wintry weather
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Snow, high winds and cold mark season's first wintry weather

The storms aren't expected to be severe, but some could produce even stronger wind gusts. Sunny, with a high near 66. Saturday night , it will be mostly clear with a low of 26, according to the weather s...More..

United States soccer chief Gulati to step down
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

United States soccer chief Gulati to step down

Gulati acknowledged he likely would have run for re-election had the USA qualified for Russian Federation. Gulati's decision comes just two months before US Soccer will hold its presidential election at its a...More..

Tim Hardaway Jr. (leg) will not play Monday night for NY
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Tim Hardaway Jr. (leg) will not play Monday night for NY

New York's third leading scorer on the season, Courtney Lee, had flu-like symptom and played like it Monday, scoring just eight points in 20 minutes. Knicks' Enes Kanter talks after the loss to the Orlando ...More..

Texas officer shot to death while serving warrant
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Texas officer shot to death while serving warrant

Officer Kenneth Copeland, a 58-year-old father of four and a husband who was previously in the U.S. Coast Guard, is the first San Marcos police officer to be killed in the line of duty, San Marcos Police Chief ...More..

United Nations political affairs chief to visit North Korea this week
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

United Nations political affairs chief to visit North Korea this week

Feltmen has confirmed meetings with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho and Vice Minister Pak Myong-guk. The visit is a "response to a long-standing invitation from the authorities in Pyongyang for polic...More..

GOP senator says comments on estate tax misinterpreted
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

GOP senator says comments on estate tax misinterpreted

Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) said he supports getting rid of the federal estate tax it because "recognizes the people that are investing", rather than those who spend their money on " booze or women or movies ". ...More..

Prosecutors say longtime Manafort colleague has 'ties' to Russian intelligence
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Prosecutors say longtime Manafort colleague has 'ties' to Russian intelligence

In a new filing Monday afternoon, Mueller's investigators said Manafort was working on an editorial in English as late as last Thursday and that it related to his political work for Ukraine, which factored into...More..

Trump presses Senate to pass tax bill in tweets
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Trump presses Senate to pass tax bill in tweets

The vote fell along party lines, with 51 republicans voting in favor of the bill, and 49 democrats and one republican voting against it. Trump told reporters at the White House before a trip to New York City ...More..

US News Network Suspends Journalist Over Inaccurate Flynn Report
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

US News Network Suspends Journalist Over Inaccurate Flynn Report

Ross' report said that former national security adviser Michael Flynn would testify against President Donald Trump , and said that Flynn was directed to coordinate communication with Russian Federation whil...More..

Arsenal striker warned that he must leave the Gunners
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Arsenal striker warned that he must leave the Gunners

Ronald Koeman made it clear before he left Everton that Olivier Giroud had been a major target for the Merseyside club. Giroud in action for France during an worldwide friendly against Wales. " He has to ...More..

Valley Assemblyman Matt Dababneh accused of sexually assaulting Sacramento lobbyist
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Valley Assemblyman Matt Dababneh accused of sexually assaulting Sacramento lobbyist

In an October article for the Los Angeles Times, Barker depicted being annoyed while working in the workplace of an anonymous chose official. Dababneh was elected to the Legislature in a 2013 special election...More..

Salvation Army hosts annual toy drive
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Salvation Army hosts annual toy drive

Orillia's Salvation Army needs additional volunteers to bolster its roster of helpers for the all-important Christmas Kettle Campaign. "The bell ringing is one of our major fundraisers". The organization is d...More..

Enter the 'petro'- Venezuela to launch oil-backed cryptocurrency
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Enter the 'petro'- Venezuela to launch oil-backed cryptocurrency

During the broadcast, Maduro revealed that the cryptocurrency will be backed by commodity reserves including oil, diamonds, and gold. This announcement of the state-owned government controlled cryptocurrenc...More..

Cyclone Ockhi: Rajnath speaks Tamil Nadu, Kerala CMs
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Cyclone Ockhi: Rajnath speaks Tamil Nadu, Kerala CMs

The Indian Navy has pressed into action 10 ships, as well as eight aircraft, including the Boeing P8i patrol aircraft, for search and rescue operation, as hundreds of fishermen from the southern states of Tami...More..

Police called in U.S. school after student says 'Allah'
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Police called in U.S. school after student says 'Allah'

He told the officer in charge that Mohammad Suleiman could talk. "She claimed he was a terrorist ". "This is so stupid, it's discrimination. Actually, it's not implied discrimination, it's actual discriminat...More..

Morocco's Benatia looking forward to Fifa World Cup games
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Morocco's Benatia looking forward to Fifa World Cup games

Not only are the teams on-field rivals, having competed for major trophies in recent years. England's golden generation famously failed to deliver on the big stage, and Belgium has so far had the same issue...More..

by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Red Flag warning in place for Santa Barbara, Ventura Counties

However, in true California fashion, they're expected to keep things dry and windy, without the windchill one might generally expect from winds that could reach up to 60 miles per hour, said John Dumas, meteoro...More..

Supreme Court Wrestles With Sports Betting Case
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Supreme Court Wrestles With Sports Betting Case

The bill was being introduced in Congress as the US Supreme Court heard a case - Christie vs. NCAA - about the constitutionality of a federal sports betting ban (PASPA). However, Nevada was the only one tha...More..

Teen in California may have molested as many as 50; heres more
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Teen in California may have molested as many as 50; heres more

The two boys were aged 8 and 4 and the molestation took place in his room at a Riverside motel just hours earlier, according to the police. The parents had knowledge that their children were with Boston, but we...More..

by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Biocon surges 14% on USFDA approval for biosimilar of cancer drug Herceptin

In a big positive for Biocon and a huge milestone for Indian pharma companies, the US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) has approved cancer drug Trastuzumab used to treat breast and metastatic stomach...More..

Senate President's Husband Accused Of Sending Unsolicited Nude Photo
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Senate President's Husband Accused Of Sending Unsolicited Nude Photo

Late last week four men came forward to say that Broyn Hefner, Rosenberg's 30-year-old husband, had sexually assaulted them. "It is simply not true", Rosenberg stated. "The Senate's investigation is deeply nece...More..

Ousted Yemen President Killed by Iranian-Backed Houthis
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Ousted Yemen President Killed by Iranian-Backed Houthis

Yemen's veteran former president Ali Abdullah Saleh has been killed in a roadside attack after switching sides in the country's civil war. He sent a video purportedly showing Saleh's body being carried away by ...More..

US Defence Secretary Mattis arrives in Pakistan
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

US Defence Secretary Mattis arrives in Pakistan

And it said Abbasi appreciates "the USA resolve not to allow the use of Afghan soil against Pakistan". Sharing highlights of the recent counter terrorism operations to improve the law and order situation, Pri...More..

Modi Has A Vision For India, Manmohan Laid Foundation: Barack Obama
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

Modi Has A Vision For India, Manmohan Laid Foundation: Barack Obama

Highlighting how he has 100 million Twitter followers - " more than other people who use it more often" - Obama said: "I think it's important to be mindful of both the power of these tools but also its limits"...More..

SCOTUS lets anti-marriage-equality Texas Supreme Court ruling stand
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

SCOTUS lets anti-marriage-equality Texas Supreme Court ruling stand

The case will be decided by a Supreme Court that now includes Colorado Judge Neil Gorsuch. - In two cases involving LGBT rights, the Supreme Court has taken no action in one but denied review in another. Si...More..

A Winter Storm Will Impact The Area Monday
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

A Winter Storm Will Impact The Area Monday

The changeover from rain to snow is expected this morning near International Falls, moving southeast during the day and reaching the Twin Ports during the afternoon or early evening. A Winter Weather Advisory ...More..