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'This vote will be remembered': Haley says of UN Jerusalem vote

'This vote will be remembered': Haley says of UN Jerusalem vote On December 6, Trump announced his decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and instructed the US State Department to launch the process of moving the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city. The 193-nation assembly will decide on a draft resolution reaffirming that Jerusalem is an issue that must be resolved through negotiations and that any decision on its status must be rescin... [Full Article...]

Salvation Army hosts walk-in Christmas toy distribution

Salvation Army hosts walk-in Christmas toy distribution Forney said a number of factors are adversely affecting collections this year, including more folks shopping online and not visiting malls to others that shop exclusively with credit cards. "We got at least 150 toys, if not more, donated within the next two days, and even more trickling in after that", he said, adding that people made monetary donations as well. [Full Article...]

BJP's Sushil Kumar Modi says RAM won over HAJ in Gujarat

BJP's Sushil Kumar Modi says RAM won over HAJ in Gujarat Need I say who is the political victor in Gujarat". Well, now that the much awaited crucial results of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections have been declared and the pace of stereo-type peculiarly unending debates on nearly every news channel has finally slowed down, this appears to be the right time to fairly assess the ground realities. [Full Article...]

Country star Michael Ray is arrested for DUI and drug possession

Country star Michael Ray is arrested for DUI and drug possession Country music singer and Florida native Michael Ray was arrested on DUI and drug charges early Wednesday morning when he hit another vehicle in a McDonald's drive-through in Eustis, according to a report by the Daily Commercial . I am so very sorry for the disappointment these events have caused everyone. According to People , when cops arrived, they had Ray/Roach perform a field sobriety test... [Full Article...]

More heavy rain Saturday. cooling and dry for Christmas

This will lead to an increase in the clouds, and this should also mean our temperatures don't drop off quite as much as they did Wednesday night/Thursday morning. Areas to the north of Highway 29 have the best chance of seeing snow showers tonight , then snow will become more widespread tomorrow morning. Folks up in New England would get the majority of the wintry weather. [Full Article...]

Trump Commutes Kosher Meat Processing Plant Operator's 27-Year Bank Fraud Sentence

Trump Commutes Kosher Meat Processing Plant Operator's 27-Year Bank Fraud Sentence Sholom Rubashkin ran the Iowa headquarters of a family business that was the country's largest kosher meat-processing company. Rubashkin was convicted of bank fraud in 2009 and was sentenced to 27 years in prison, according to the White House. [Full Article...]

Haley warns against Jerusalem resolution ahead of United Nations vote

Haley warns against Jerusalem resolution ahead of United Nations vote According to The New York Times, Haley's letter read, "To be clear, we are not asking that other countries move their embassies to Jerusalem, though we think it would be appropriate". She went further on Tuesday, warning in her Twitter post: 'At the United Nations we're always asked to do more & give more. " Our goal with the administration is to show value at the UN and the way that we'll sho... [Full Article...]

Briton detained in Iran could be released soon

Briton detained in Iran could be released soon But in an apparent breakthrough, her husband, Richard Ratcliffe, revealed a computer database at the Iranian judiciary marked her status as "eligible for release". He was excited, and he told her, listen, I think it's the question of finalising the paperwork. Johnson was accused of jeopardising her defence by saying she was training journalists before she was arrested - something the Thomson Re... [Full Article...]

Uber dealt blow after European Union court classifies it as transport service

Uber dealt blow after European Union court classifies it as transport service In a surprisingly quick turn of events, the court has decided that Uber is, in fact, a taxi company, and should be regulated as such. "This ruling will not change things in most European Union countries where we already operate under transportation law ", an Uber spokesperson said . [Full Article...]

Uber can be regulated, European Union court rules

Uber can be regulated, European Union court rules On the decision ruled by ECJ, Uber said that the verdict would affect a little only to the way it operated in Europe, though experts think otherwise. But the highest court in the European Union isn't having it. It said the ruling "confirms that Uber does not simply exist "on the cloud" but is well established with its wheels firmly on the road". [Full Article...]

First Day of Winter: 4 Fast Facts

In the United States, it happens at 11:28 a.m. ET Thursday (10:28 a.m. CT, 9:28 a.m. MT, 8:28 a.m. PT). "It's an ad hoc celebration that brings together England's New Age Tribes (neo-druids, neo-pagans, Wiccans) with ordinary families, tourists, travelers and party people - 100's of them!" In fact, Earth is closer to the sun during winter than it is in summer months. [Full Article...]

China's Didi said to be worth $56B after raising more cash

China's Didi said to be worth $56B after raising more cash Investors in the latest round of funding are existing investor SoftBank, and Abu Dhabi state fund Mubadala Capital, although the latter's participation was not verifiable. Before this round, the company had raised upward of $15 billion. Didi, as is now well known, mauled Uber in Mainland China, after it acquired Uber's China business a year ago. [Full Article...]

Ferry with 251 people capsizes off Philippines

Ferry with 251 people capsizes off Philippines The Philippine Coast Guard is verifying the number of casualties of the ferry carrying 251 passengers that sunk in the waters off Quezon province on Thursday morning. He added huge waves crashed into the boat that caused it to sink, which might be a result of the tropical storm predicted to hit the mainland on Friday. [Full Article...]

South Korea fires warning shots after North soldier defects

South Korea fires warning shots after North soldier defects South Korean investigators are looking into North Korea's possible involvement in a heist from Youbit, the bitcoin exchange that collapsed on Tuesday, according to the Wall Street Journal. South Korean statistics, however, showed an overall decrease of defections from North Korea by 20 percent in the first month of 2017 in comparison to the year before. [Full Article...]

Geekbench noticed flagship smartphone Nokia 9

Geekbench noticed flagship smartphone Nokia 9 On the hardware front, the smartphone is expected to sport a 5.5-inch Quad-HD display and will likely be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset. In terms of features, the Nokia 9 is considered to be far superior to Nokia 8 , beating it far down. The biggest change from the Nokia 8 is going to be the display. [Full Article...]

Following Trump's report, China urges U.S. to accept its rise

Following Trump's report, China urges U.S. to accept its rise The document doesn't specifically mention Russian meddling in last year's USA presidential election. Addressing at Ronald Regan building in Washington, US president slammed his predecessors for protecting the interests of other countries at the cost of the U.S.' own. [Full Article...]

Audi owners can now enjoy Amazon music services via in-car infotainment

Audi owners can now enjoy Amazon music services via in-car infotainment While you will be able to use the MMI system itself to play music from Amazon's library in the auto, there's a required app component to this. The online retailer argued that licences were not required, because its customers were entitled to back up their digital files online under their private copy right. [Full Article...]

Damian Green resigns from Cabinet position

Damian Green resigns from Cabinet position Her parents, Colin and Victoria Maltby, said in a statement they were not surprised to find that the inquiry found Mr Green to have been "untruthful as a minister, nor to that they found our daughter to be a plausible witness". He has produced a thorough report which concludes that your conduct as a minister has generally been both professional and proper. The computer was one of a number of pos... [Full Article...]

Franken to leave Senate on January 2

Franken to leave Senate on January 2 In an insubordinate discourse on the Senate floor not long ago, Franken said he was certain that the morals examination would demonstrate his innocence. Housley's candidacy gives Republicans an alluring option at a time when female candidates are viewed as necessary. And the only thing I'll ask for is expedite, put extra investigators, do whatever you have to, to go through this investigation, thr... [Full Article...]

Amazon files trademark for 'Amazontube,' may be planning a YouTube competitor

Amazon files trademark for 'Amazontube,' may be planning a YouTube competitor Earlier this week, the site TV Answer Man spotted an interesting Amazon filing with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that could point to the next steps forward for the company. The application highlights two names, " AmazonTube " and "OpenTube", along with descriptions that hedge pretty closely to YouTube's bread and butter. [Full Article...]


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