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Rep. Larry Bucshon reacts to passed gun reciprocity bill

Rep. Larry Bucshon reacts to passed gun reciprocity bill The NRA has vehemently lobbied its progress. Representative Thomas Massie (R., Ky.) shared a message with supporters on Facebook claiming, among other things, the bill "compels administrative agencies, not just courts, to adjudicate your second amendment rights" despite the text creating no new adjudication powers for any administrative agencies. [Full Article...]

Snow likely in Friday forecast

Snow likely in Friday forecast Small craft advisories are posted for the offshore waters and a wind advisory is in effect along the coastal parishes. The next few days should be the coldest stretch many of us have seen so far this season. The first such opportunity comes overnight Friday into Saturday as a low pressure system develops along a front out over the ocean. A reinforcing shot of cold air will back up this snow po... [Full Article...]

Khamenei blames US for plans to start war in Middle East

Khamenei blames US for plans to start war in Middle East Iranian President Hassan Rouhani blasted his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump's plan to recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli capital on Wednesday, saying it would not be tolerated. As part of a "day of rage" announced jointly by Hamas, Fatah and other groups, Palestinian activists on Wednesday burned pictures of Trump and the Israeli flag. [Full Article...]

Special counsel spent $3.2 million in its first four months

Special counsel spent $3.2 million in its first four months In addition, the department said that its various offices have also spent another $3.5 million to help assist the probe, though those expenditures would have occurred "irrespective of the existence of the" special counsel's office. Starr's predecessor, Robert Fiske, spent an additional $6 million investigating the Clintons' involvement in the Whitewater real estate deal, according to a May 1999 ... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Jr. in private interview with House panel

Donald Trump Jr. in private interview with House panel Committee Democrats subsequently questioned the legitimacy of Trump Jr.'s privilege claim and raised the possibility of seeking a subpoena to compel him to answer. Mueller is investigating whether where was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin during the 2016 presidential election, which Trump won, and whether Trump himself obstructed justice when he fired former FBI Direc... [Full Article...]

World's largest Starbucks opens in Shanghai

World's largest Starbucks opens in Shanghai The new Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Shanghai is the firm's largest, spanning 30,000 feet, and includes a 3D-printed tea bar. With 28 million residents of Shanghai and 600 million middle class Chinese consumers clamoring for Western experiences, Starbucks is ready for a spectacular growth trajectory in China, where it already operates more than 3,000 stores (600 in Shanghai alone) across 136 ... [Full Article...]

Michael Flynn Promised Ex-Partner That Russia Sanctions Would Be 'Ripped Up'

Michael Flynn Promised Ex-Partner That Russia Sanctions Would Be 'Ripped Up' The congressman, Rep. Elijah Cummings , outlined the whistleblower's allegations in a letter to House Oversight Committee Chair Rep. Trey Gowdy earlier this week. The whistleblower also said that Copson intimated that USA financial sanctions hobbling the nuclear project were going to be "ripped up". He said Flynn did not cash the check, however. [Full Article...]

Weather: Quiet except for some lake-effect (12/7 AM)

Weather: Quiet except for some lake-effect (12/7 AM) Things turn sharply colder with flurries Tuesday night, and some lake effect snow that will continue right into Friday. An additional 1 to 2 inches of snow is possible in Livingston County on Thursday . Areas outside the narrow bands will likely see very little snow or no snow at all. It is interesting to note that we have not had a lot of snow Christmas Day alone. [Full Article...]

Deadline For Linking Aadhaar To Be Extended To March 31. Conditions Apply

Deadline For Linking Aadhaar To Be Extended To March 31. Conditions Apply Aadhaar card is a bigger buzzword and as the central government makes it necessary to link with Bank accounts, Public Provident Fund (PPF), insurance policies, mobile sim, ration card and perhaps even PAN before the end-December as the deadline. [Full Article...]

The DPRK launched a ballistic missile fell into sea of Japan

The DPRK launched a ballistic missile fell into sea of Japan The crew of the Cathay Pacific Airways flight says they witnessed the rogue nation's latest weapon break apart and explode as it traveled through the sky early Wednesday morning on November 29. "We have been in contact with relevant authorities and industry bodies as well as with other carriers". A Japan Airlines spokesman told the BBC that as of Thursday, all routes were deemed "safe to opera... [Full Article...]

First Lady Trump, Second Lady Pence arrive in Coastal Bend

First Lady Trump, Second Lady Pence arrive in Coastal Bend First Lady Melania Trump and Second Lady Karen Pence visited a regional chain with a cult following while traveling in Texas. Stephanie Grisham, the Director of Communications for FLOTUS , tweeted out an image of the pair placing their orders. [Full Article...]

China says Indian drone entered its airspace, crashed

China says Indian drone entered its airspace, crashed New Delhi and Beijing eventually agreed to pull back their troops towards the end of August ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to China for the G20 Summit. "We will earnestly fulfil our mission of duty and firmly defend the sovereignty and security of our country", he added. China had provided the Indian army with details about where the drone came down and Indian authorities were ... [Full Article...]

Rupert Murdoch's House Caught in California Wildfire

Rupert Murdoch's House Caught in California Wildfire Southern California has been witnessing numerous fires burning over acres of land, ravaging homes and the winds are further making the wildfires so destructive that it is getting hard for the firefighters to tackle the situation. The media mogul purchased the estate in 2013 for $28.8 million, according to Bloomberg . In the posh Bel Air area, wildfire has destroyed "at least four and possibly... [Full Article...]

European Union blacklist comes up short on sanctions

European Union blacklist comes up short on sanctions The EU said they face potential punitive measures related to "foreign policy, economic relations and development cooperation". These include stricter monitoring of transactions and increased audit risks for taxpayers benefiting from the regimes involved, or for those using these jurisdictions' structures. [Full Article...]

United States defense secretary meets Pakistan's prime minister

United States defense secretary meets Pakistan's prime minister Visiting Islamabad about a week after the White House asked Pakistan to immediately arrest and charge 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Saeed, in the absence of which it warned of repercussions, Mattis said he needs to talk to leaders in the country and gain their understanding. [Full Article...]

Same Sex Marriage Has Passed The Final Vote!

Same Sex Marriage Has Passed The Final Vote! The Australian people voted in favour of change by 61.6 per cent, triggering Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's promise to change the Marriage Act by Christmas. It follows years of campaigning from the Australian LGBTIQ community and dozens of failed attempts to change the law. The Senate voted decisively in favour of the legislation last week. [Full Article...]

DOD acknowledges additional USA troops in Syria

DOD acknowledges additional USA troops in Syria Army Col. Rob Manning, a Pentagon spokesman, said American troops will remain in Syria for the foreseeable future, even as Islamic State nears defeat there and in Iraq, countries where the militants once controlled vast areas of land. Critics say the policy masked the true extent of USA forces fighting IS and prevented the United States military from using support troops, such as mechanics and equ... [Full Article...]

ICE arrests and removals up in Colorado

ICE arrests and removals up in Colorado He said that number dropped dramatically because Trump has taken border security seriously. Arrests by Border Patrol agents dropped to a 46-year low in the past fiscal year, even as detentions soared during President Trump's first months in office, the Department of Homeland Security reported Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Oregon Players Rip Former Ducks Coach Willie Taggart on Twitter

Oregon Players Rip Former Ducks Coach Willie Taggart on Twitter Taggart talked extensively about being closer to home, and he mentioned his late father, saying, "I feel like I'm here now because of my dad, he put the word in to the good Lord, please get my son be closer to home and closer to his mom". Some fun facts about the Ducks' interim head coach. OR players aren't the only ones who felt mislead by a coach leaving this week. The Ducks were 7-5 in Tagg... [Full Article...]

TVS Apache RR 310 Launched In India; Priced At Rs 2.05 Lakh

TVS Apache RR 310 Launched In India; Priced At Rs 2.05 Lakh Bookings will start at select 50 dealerships initially and the delivery will begin by the month-end. According to the company, the Apache RR model has distinct characters, features and styling, besides being an attractive product in the racing category. [Full Article...]


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