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by | December 11, 2017 | 20:06

Franken, 66, had gained respect as a serious lawmaker in recent years and had even been mentioned in talk about the 2020 presidential race. Under Dayton's reported plan, Smith would serve only as a placeholder until a special election - held in November 2018 - which would give the people of Minnesota the opportunity to elect someone to serve the remaining two years of what was supposed to be Franken's six-year term.

by | December 11, 2017 | 19:26

Officers w/ NPPD, more than a dozen Volunteer Service Aids, & more than a a dozen CCSO representatives have been out looking for Edo. Drones were also used in the Cranberry Avenue area but so far, Edo has not been found. Saturday, the Charlotte County Sheriff posted via Twitter that K9 Officer Edo was missing. Edo weighs about 105 pounds and is not wearing a collar.

by | December 11, 2017 | 20:22

While tax legislation looks likely to be enacted by the end of the year, Congress has not yet taken up major infrastructure and welfare-reform legislation and it's unclear whether measures on such topics would be enacted. "What an embarrassing joke", tweeted Jason Furman , who served as chairman of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers. The one-page analysis by Treasury counters a congressional forecast that the tax cuts would add about $1 trillion in deficits over the next decade.

by | December 11, 2017 | 19:44

Demi Pearson, 14, named locally by the Manchester Evening News , and two children died after a blaze ripped through a home in Manchester. "I want to describe what this incident is; it's the murder, using fire, of three children and we have a three-year-old girl fighting for her life who is seriously ill".

by | December 11, 2017 | 18:58

India's most-loved couples, Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma , have tied the knot in a private ceremony in Florence, Italy . They wrote, "Today we have promised each other to be bound in love forever". Their spokesperson said, " We are extremely grateful to the media for their support and understanding in making this special occasion a memorable one and thank them for their continued love and support ".

by | December 11, 2017 | 18:29

Jessica Leeds , Samantha Holvey and Rachel Cooks recalled their alleged experiences with Trump Monday morning in an interview with NBC News' Megyn Kelly , which served as a preview of a news conference to be held later in the day. Like you don't want to be the "nasty girl" the "mean girl" who doesn't comply and puts up a fight, I guess. I was very young and naive and I just felt so gross and that wasn't what I signed up for.

by | December 11, 2017 | 18:32

A great white caught in a net at Seven Star Lake in 1997 was estimated as being almost seven metres long, as was a beast spotted off Marino Bay in South Australia previous year. He said the sharks likely hailed from deep waters as they appeared dark in colour and could have been coming in to follow food. Riggs has previously filmed documentaries about sharks and he is pushing for tighter safety measures to protect beachgoers, such as acoustic tagging and better warning signs.

by | December 11, 2017 | 19:12

But the hospital where Evans worked, Georgia Regional Hospital, told the court there were technical legal problems with the case. A lawsuit against a North Carolina city for allegedly discriminating against an African-American-owned television network will go forward after the Supreme Court declined to get involved in the case.

by | December 11, 2017 | 18:20

Kerry Schmidt said officers received a number of calls early Monday regarding a vehicle blocking a live westbound lane near Martin Grove Road. The driver of the passenger vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. The highway is expected to be closed for several hours, which will affect the morning rush hour. The OPP Technical Collision Investigators (TCI) are at the scene and are continuing to investigate.

by | December 11, 2017 | 16:46

A new study from Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio finds almost 17,000 children have been injured by window blinds or shades since 1990. Experts say that the dangers of blinds' cords extend from children ages 1-4 as toddlers start walking. The Window Covering Manufacturers Association is working toward a safety standard for manufacturers to go cordless or have inaccessible cords.

by | December 11, 2017 | 18:08

It has also hampered the recovery from a devastating natural disaster that hit in 2015, killing 9,000 and destroying more than half a million homes. Nepal's Election Commission has released preliminary results on Saturday and they show that the alliance of Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist) and Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center) has won 19 seats in the National Assembly and is leading in 81 other constituencies.

by | December 11, 2017 | 16:21

The Port Authority is a transportation hub where buses and trains operate. One person is in custody after his device partially detonated inside a tunnel, sources told The Post. The A, C and E trains are being evacuated, according to police. The busy terminal near Times Square has been evacuated and the area is closed off to traffic.

by | December 11, 2017 | 17:09

China has denied similar allegations of cyber espionage in the past and has not yet responded to the German allegation. In October, the Czech Republic's Security Information Service (SIS) warned that Chinese spying increased in the past year, using available information networks to promote interests in the European Union country, including attempting to suppress concerns about Tibet.

by | December 11, 2017 | 15:29

Asked whether Trump's election settled the issue, Haley said it was "for the people to decide". On Sunday, Haley, who was the first female governor of SC, praised the courage of women who have raised complaints of harassment in various industries, including government and Hollywood, saying they will "bring a conscience to the situation".

by | December 11, 2017 | 15:33

Companies from South Korea boosted their arms sales by 20.6 percent to $8.4 billion past year due to concerns over North Korea's missile and nuclear programs. Global arms sales have risen for the first time in six years, according to a new survey. Its missiles, howitzers, submarines and warplanes are particularly popular in Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe and South America.

by | December 11, 2017 | 15:33

Overnight on Friday, Israel responded to three rockets being fired from Gaza with airstrikes it said targeted a Hamas training compound and ammunition warehouse. Mr Netanyahu said: " Paris is the capital of France, Jerusalem is the capital of Israel - it has been the capital of Israel for 3,000 years and the capital of the Jewish state for 70 years".

by | December 11, 2017 | 15:07

Edward was arrested on Sunday evening from Kothibagh area. "Edward was found to have violated visa norms and booked under Passport Act". He was meeting separatists and pellet victims in the city to shoot his documentary, the officer said. A former journalist with French TV channel, TF 1, Edward received an award in 2009 in Bayeux for his reports on French soldiers being ambushed in Afghanistan.

by | December 11, 2017 | 15:45

They were taken to the district hospital at Pulwama where they succumbed to their injuries. Security forces have launched a search operation to track down the assailants. The injured bank guards are being treated upon in nearby hospital. The officer said that the bodies along with as many rifles were recovered and there identity are being ascertained.

by | December 11, 2017 | 14:44

Regions Financial Corp who had been investing in Comcast Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $177.37 billion market cap company. About 22.22M shares traded. (NASDAQ:CNCE). Alyeska Grp Inc Limited Partnership reported 361,667 shares. They expect $0.45 EPS, down 6.25 % or $0.03 from last year's $0.48 per share.

by | December 11, 2017 | 14:40

The city is home to Israel's president, parliament and most government ministries. "Until then, we recognize no sovereignty over Jerusalem", it added. The status of Jerusalem is one of the thorniest barriers to a lasting Israeli-Palestinian peace. Palestinians held protests on Friday in the West Bank, the Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem over the US move.

by | December 11, 2017 | 15:48

It has outperformed by 8.02% the S&P500. Puzo Michael J invested 3.61% of its portfolio in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. Zions Bancorporation now owns 1,224 shares of the business services provider's stock valued at $126,000 after buying an additional 37 shares during the period.

by | December 11, 2017 | 15:59

Stratus Properties Inc. (NASDAQ:STRS) has risen 28.67% since December 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.97% the S&P500. Impax Laboratories, Inc. Citadel Advisors reported 170,820 shares stake. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its stake in Core Laboratories 63.8% in the first quarter.

by | December 11, 2017 | 14:17

After today's game against the Celtics, the Detroit Pistons begin a streak of games where they should win the majority. Harrison Barnes scored 19 points for the Mavericks. "We knew we were going to play a month unlike anyone else in the National Basketball Association, and we started it well, but now it has gotten bad".

by | December 11, 2017 | 15:19

The women foreign tourists were allegedly molested as well. Reportedly, eight persons have been arrested in connection with the attack on French nationals. The tourists have also complained that the goons also threw stones at them. The DGP Sulkhan Singh has directed the Mirzapur police to arrest remaining accused and take strict action against them.

by | December 11, 2017 | 14:48

Highs will make it to 32, but by this evening, temps will be in the low 20s. The overnight period remains cloudy with some snow showers late. Temperatures will be significantly colder by midweek, with Wednesday's daytime temperatures struggling to make it out of the teens.

by | December 11, 2017 | 15:10

Police Minister Lisa Neville said another 31 CCTV cameras would be installed over the next 12 months, along with the loudspeakers, to help keep people safe in a major emergency. Temporary concrete bollards installed around the CBD are also being replaced with protective barriers, such as planter boxes, to protect against vehicle attacks.

by | December 11, 2017 | 14:17

Friday. The officer noticed the smell of marijuana coming from inside the auto while talking to the occupants. Medics responded and took Williams to a hospital where he remains in critical condition. He climbed over the median wall and was hit while trying to cross the highway's southbound lanes. State police released Williams' name late Saturday, and said they had determined he was the target of an arrest warrant charging him with child molesting.

by | December 11, 2017 | 15:05

During his speech, Erdogan held a picture of what he said was a 14-year-old Palestinian boy from Hebron, in the Occupied West Bank , being dragged away by Israeli soldiers. "It's not for the Americans to decide". "I don't think we need more initiatives", Macron said, ruling out a new French mediation effort after holding a peace conference in Paris last January.

by | December 11, 2017 | 13:55

They initially asked him for an extension until February 19 due to " non-availability due to prior legal commitment" and the complexity of the matter since 8 years had passed since Zuma made representations to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA ).

by | December 11, 2017 | 14:09

Turkey would continue to work in solidarity with the Iraqi government in post-Daesh period like in the period of anti-Daesh fight, it added. ISIS is an alternative acronym for IS. IS fighters overran almost a third of Iraqi territory, including Mosul , the country's second largest city in the summer of 2014, declaring a caliphate that stretched from northern Syria to the outskirts of Baghdad .

by | December 11, 2017 | 14:37

The official North Korean newspaper Rodong Sinmum wrote that Kim Jong-un had "often climbed" Mount Paektu but this was the first time in mid-winter. The drill will be held in waters near Japan on Monday and Tuesday, Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera said as he visited a garrison in northern Japan.

by | December 11, 2017 | 14:30

Similar conditions are forecast against overnight tonight before conditions become milder from Tuesday. It added that snow may fall over parts of Kent, Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire, with as much as 5cm possible on higher ground. Drivers in Bucks are being warned that icy patches could form on roads today - causing delays and "difficult" journeys. Some injuries are likely from slips and falls on icy surfaces as well as icy patches on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths.

by | December 11, 2017 | 14:41

Lieberman told Israeli TV Channel 2: "We have to boycott Um Al-Fahm and Wadi Ara [Israeli cities with a majority of Arab residents] in order to let them feel it is not desired for them to be here". "The notion that such a person is in charge of the state's security should concern any sane citizen". Dozens of masked rioters hurling stones at buses and police vehicles.

by | December 11, 2017 | 13:23

But King Khan does have a king's heart it seems. Well, Shah Rukh Khan has now proved that he is a true gentleman by compensating for the losses of the distributors. Directed by Imtiaz Ali, the film had a rather incoherent storyline, and there was hardly any chemistry between Anushka Sharma and SRK. Reports are that owing to the huge losses suffered by the film's distributors, Shah Rukh has come to their rescue and chose to compensate a part of their investment.

by | December 11, 2017 | 13:46

It is the first announcement as part of what's expected to be a substantial reshuffle to the Palaszczuk cabinet, which will be sworn in on Tuesday. Mark Robinson announced via twitter he will contest the LNP leadership in Tuesday's party room vote.