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by | December 18, 2017 | 22:14

McCain left Walter Reed Medical Center "exhausted, but ok", a Republican close to him said. His wife, Cindy, tweeted earlier Monday: "Nothing beats the feeling of being home in Arizona for the Holidays!" with a photo of a Christmas tree. Now in his sixth Senate term, McCain underwent surgery in mid-July to remove a 2-inch (51-millimeter) blood clot in his brain and was diagnosed with glioblastoma.

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:51

But as Project Cassandra reached higher into the hierarchy of the conspiracy, Obama administration officials threw an increasingly insurmountable series of roadblocks in its way, according to interviews with dozens of participants who in many cases spoke for the first time about events shrouded in secrecy, and a review of government documents and court records.

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:28

If we remove Jesus, what is left? Just an empty feast. Francis, who has often warned against excessive materialism during the holiday season, departed from his address to say: "This is the real Christmas". The Pope also received a cake decorated with a drawing by Italian street artist Mauro Pallotta. His other hand holds a small back briefcase with the word "valores"-meaning "values" in Latin-emblazoned on it, from which hangs a blue-and-red striped scarf, the colors of his favorite ...

by | December 18, 2017 | 22:39

The fire started around 2:30am, on the second floor of a home on East 14th Street in the Sheepshead Bay neighborhood. The father, a 16-year-old female, and a 15-year-old male were taken to Staten Island University Hospital in critical condition while two other boys, 13- and 12-years-old, were transported to Maimonides Hospital with minor injuries, according to the Post.

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:28

The officer added that the objects would then either shoot back up into the sky or drop off the radar completely. Some of it is captured in a video made public by officials with a Pentagon program that investigated U.F.O.s. "We were at least 40 miles away, and in less than a minute this thing was already at our cap point", Fravor, who has since retired from the Navy, told the New York Times .

by | December 18, 2017 | 20:32

Agency engineers spent months reviewing how SpaceX prepares a previously-flown booster for another mission, and three successful re-flights of different Falcon 9 rockets earlier this year gave officials added confidence in the plan. SpaceX landed the first-stage booster back at Cape Canaveral after liftoff. It was the 14th recovery of a booster for SpaceX this year alone.

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:27

After initial delays over delegate accreditation, polling finally kicked off around midnight at the 54th National Congress of the party. He has been backed by business and union leaders. "Anyone who wins we are going to support and rally behind", said Sasekani Manzini, a spokeswoman for the ANC in Mpumalanga province. They were the only candidates nominated for the ANC leadership at a conference in Johannesburg on Sunday night.

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:09

He claimed some of the documents Mueller obtained were "susceptible to privilege claims". A spokesman for the special counsel said in a statement that the emails were obtained properly. The twist: The sources say that transition officials assumed that Mueller would come calling, and had sifted through the emails and separated the ones they considered privileged.

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:16

The Australian Federal Police said 59-year-old naturalized Australian Chan Han Choi used encrypted communication to broker sales and discuss the supply of weapons of mass destruction. Forces Korea said Sunday. "The only way to "locate and destroy - with complete certainty - all components of North Korea's nuclear weapons programs" is through a ground invasion", he wrote.

by | December 18, 2017 | 19:51

When the bullets briefly stopped flying, Jasso looked up. Moments later, a 15-year-old boy was shot and killed, police said. Campeano said he pulled the SUV into a gas station and told Jasso to run, but he quickly realized the teen wasn't responding.

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:14

New Jersey Gov. -elect Phil Murphy posing next to a cutout of of Chris Christie at the New Jersey Working Families Alliance 10th anniversary gala on Thursday. He and his communications team spent much of that day and the next defending his decision, including claiming that although he was at the beach, he "didn't get any sun" because "he had a baseball hat on".

by | December 18, 2017 | 19:52

Stat News reported Sunday that Fitzgerald's Twitter statement had been previously sent in an all-hands email to CDC staff. The list includes the following: " vulnerable ", "entitlement", " diversity ", " transgender ", " fetus ", "evidence-based" and " science-based ", as stated in a report by Washington Post .

by | December 18, 2017 | 19:00

That story followed an earlier report in The Washington Post that detailed the allegations of six women, including young clerks who said Kozinski showed them porn in his chambers. Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco announced his retirement Monday morning just days after it was announced that he is under investigation for sexual misconduct.

by | December 18, 2017 | 20:02

Other senators privately said that they think calling for Franken's resignation was premature. "But you find out if I'm a predator, '" Manchin said. "In retrospect, I think we acted too fast". Minnesota Democratic Governor Mary Dayton appointed Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, D-Minn., to replace Franken when (if?) he eventually leaves the Senate. Editor's note: This article has been updated to include Sen.

by | December 18, 2017 | 19:57

A train carriage has plummeted on to a motorway in Washington state and there are reports of casualties. The accident happened over a highway in Pierce County, Washington state, on Monday prompting a major emergency response from local authorities, NBC News reported, citing the state transport agency and local media.

by | December 18, 2017 | 20:26

The death toll in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria will be recounted after a report said the official death count of 64 might be far short - and the actual number could top 1,000. A woman looks as her husband climbs down a ladder at a partially destroyed bridge, after Hurricane Maria hit the area in September, in Utuado, Puerto Rico November 9, 2017.

by | December 18, 2017 | 19:02

It has underperformed by 0.67% the S&P500. The asset manager reported $3.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $3.36 by $0.05. Renaissance Limited Liability Co holds 0.02% or 76,969 shares in its portfolio. Whittier owns 135 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. 5,858 were accumulated by Sprott Incorporated.

by | December 18, 2017 | 19:42

The people were brought to the stadium by police in modified trucks as sirens from the vehicles blared, reports said. The footage showed armed soldiers guarding the venue as the criminals, convicted of manslaughter, burglary and drug-related crimes, were sent up onto a raised platform, one by one, to hear their sentences read out via a loudspeaker.

by | December 18, 2017 | 18:23

Under the new regulations, those who express an affiliation with groups that use or celebrate violence will be permanently suspended, Twitter said. In November, Fransen posted three unverified anti-Muslim videos including ones titled "Muslim Destroys a Statue of Virgin Mary!" and "Muslim migrant beats up Dutch boy on crutches!" The White House was forced to defend the posts, as Theresa May said Trump had been "wrong" to share the videos.

by | December 18, 2017 | 19:20

Retail investors will be banned from trading binary options and will face leverage limits on forex trades, the European financial watchdog has proposed, among a raft of new restrictions to be placed on CFD trading that saw brokers IG Group , CMC Markets and Plus500 all slump.

by | December 18, 2017 | 17:40

It shows a group of people, both male and female, brawling outside the Victoria's Secret store at the mall. It's not known what started the fight. 10News' Gannett partner in Fort Myers, News-Press , reports a spokesman for the police department said officers responded to the mall but the fight ended when they arrived.

by | December 18, 2017 | 18:54

Citing a "broad sense of humor and a candid way of speaking to both male and female law clerks alike", Mr. Kozinski also offered an apology to his accusers. Christine Miller, a retired U.S. Court of Federal Claims judge, said Kozinski grabbed her breasts during a vehicle ride in 1986 after a legal community function in the Baltimore area.

by | December 18, 2017 | 17:37

The backward caste leader was roped in by Congress to win the support of Gujarat's 30% vote from OBCs. The Congress had chose to not field its sitting legislator from the Vadgam seat - Manibhai Vaghela - in this election and asked him to support Mevani's candidature instead.

by | December 18, 2017 | 18:45

School authorities say they are "pleased" with the choice and anticipate inviting Charlotte to the nursery . The most striking aspect of the image, however, is the meticulous co-ordination of everyone's outfits with Princess Charlotte's dress, George's shirt, William's tie and Kate's suit tieing together in matchy-matchy harmony.

by | December 18, 2017 | 17:58

However, according to Jerusalem Post , Salam later said he recognizes that Nazareth has "commercial interests", as it welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors during the Christmas season. "In the backdrop of the threat from radicalized elements, besides threats from Pakistan-based terrorist outfits like LeT and JeM, terrorists may exploit this development to perpetrate acts of terrorism against United States and Israeli interests in the country", an official communication accessed by The ...

by | December 18, 2017 | 18:53

A British defence source said a auto tried forcing its way past a checkpoint into the base. Khan wanted to attack United States airmen in East Anglia with a knife like that used by Jihadi John after plotting with an ISIS fighter in Syria.

by | December 18, 2017 | 18:40

CT authorities say police officers who killed a carjacking suspect and wounded two others opened fire when the suspects' vehicle sped at them. The incident is now under criminal and administration investigation. At least two officers opened fire. Emergency dispatchers received a call around noon for an officer conducting a traffic stop in the 1100 block of 21st Street with no front vehicle tag.

by | December 18, 2017 | 18:02

In a letter to the Prime Minister, Rahul Gandhi also asked for putting in place adequate measures for strengthening the weather update system and advance cyclone warning communication mechanism in the coastal areas. "In this context, I would earnestly request you to take all necessary measures for rehabilitation of our fishermen and restoration of their traditional vocation as a first priority".

by | December 18, 2017 | 17:28

The Air Force Academy (AFA), Dundigal is the premier training establishment which transforms the raw recruits, known as "flight cadets" during their training at Air Force Academy, into elite cadre of officers for the Indian Air Force . During the parade 14 officers of Indian Navy and Coast Guard were also awarded their "Flying Brevets". The MI-8, designed by the erstwhile Soviet Union, first arrived in Mumbai in 1971 and was inducted to the IAF in 1972.

by | December 18, 2017 | 17:26

The shares were sold at an average price of $308.97, for a total value of $154,485.00. Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) has risen 44.25% since December 17, 2016 and is uptrending. Morgan Stanley invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Coherent, Inc . (NASDAQ:COHR). Barclays Public Ltd has 51,960 shares. (NYSE:AIG). Virtus Advisers Inc reported 13,155 shares stake.

by | December 18, 2017 | 16:38

Speaking on BBC Radio 5 Live's Pienaar's Politics Mr Watson said "you shouldn't rule anything out" when engaged in "complex negotiations". Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable said: 'What Tom Watson said on not ruling out a referendum is encouraging and a tacit acknowledgment that this is what the British public increasingly wants.

by | December 18, 2017 | 17:25

Around 80,000 people yesterday took part in a rally at the National Monument in central Jakarta to protest against US President Donald Trump's controversial decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Abu Thurayya's funeral was held Saturday in Gaza. Friday's deaths brought to eight the number of Palestinians killed in violence or air strikes since Trump's Jerusalem move, and hundreds have been wounded.

by | December 18, 2017 | 17:24

It has underperformed by 11.43% the S&P500. Arosa Capital Management Lp bought 289,594 shares as the company's stock rose 0.21% with the market. Arizona State Retirement System who had been investing in Exxon Mobil Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $351.81 billion market cap company.

by | December 18, 2017 | 17:05

Speaking to Tuttomercatoweb, Marotta said : "Emre Can is a player that we monitored, I do not hide it". The Germany global has entered the final six months of his contract and will be free to sign a pre-contract with European clubs from January 1 onwards.

by | December 18, 2017 | 17:59

Republicans have a slim 52-48 Senate majority and can not lose more than two votes and still pass tax legislation. Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican, to back the new bill, buoying chances for passage. It's the widest-ranging reshaping of the tax system in three decades and is expected to add $1.46 trillion to the nation's debt over a decade. The drop in the corporate tax rate from the current 35 percent to 21 percent will save USA companies more than $1.3 trillion over ten years.