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by | December 21, 2017 | 22:23

Sanders said on Fox News. Sanders fired back, explaining that The Hill's tweet was inaccurate and that Lieu would've figured that out if he had read the actual story . "Dear @tedlieu - I don't serve in Congress, but I can read", Sanders said on Twitter. Around two hours later, Sanders quoted Lieu's first tweet and fired back.

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:52

The date of the elections was pushed back due to the devastation that Hurricane Irma had on Cuba in September. 24 was the date set for when the National Assembly would meet and pick the country's next president. Trump re-imposed restrictions on Americans' ability to travel to Cuba, cutting into a tourism boom that had helped buffer the island's economy against a decline in trade with socialist ally Venezuela.

by | December 21, 2017 | 21:36

In many cases, even paying the ransom did not decrypt the files. In an op-ed published in The Wall Street Journal , Homeland Security Advisor Tom Bessert wrote that North Korea was "directly responsible" for the malware that " cost billions ".

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:22

Senior PPP leader Qamar Zaman Kaira on Wednesday took strong exception to the use of harsh language by the PML-N chief Mian Nawaz Sharif against the judiciary, stating that the PML-N leader had every right to criticise the court decisions but not in a manner which ridicules the highest office of justice.

by | December 21, 2017 | 21:34

The raise and bonus come in the wake of a new tax code that was adopted by Congress this week. A handful of USA companies are already promising to pay one-time bonuses to their employees and bump up hourly pay if President Trump signs into law the tax reform bill that has been voted on by the Republican-led Congress.

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:36

Israel says a united Jerusalem will remain its capital, while Palestinians want it to cede East Jerusalem as the capital of a future, independent Palestinian state. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said in Ankara U.N. member states should not let their decision in Thursday's vote at the U.N. General Assembly be dictated by money.

by | December 21, 2017 | 21:28

Unfortunately for the retiring Texas GOP congressman, alleged sexual harasser and world's worst boss, the people in his corner were the Texas Democratic Party. But in court during the brief hearing on the matter Tuesday, state lawyer Esteban Soto said the lawsuit had no affect because the secretary of state office does not set primary ballots.

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:26

You can adopt a one of the dogs for just $85, it includes a spay or neuter, microchip, and all their vaccinations. Vets will examine the animals on Thursday. Each pet received a special cross for its collar to mark the event, and Kellie Taylor of Precious Paws Grooming in Rockmart provided touch-ups for the pets ahead of their time in front of the camera.

by | December 21, 2017 | 21:18

The film captures his trials with making a cheap sanitary pad, his experiment with wearing one and using animal blood to test if it leaked and the hostile reaction of his community for talking openly about menstruation. "I come from a family of doctors and I was informed about periods beforehand". It is a film for the family to enjoy, not just for women. "The film is all about awareness for all the family members".

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:59

The controversy has been a sticking point for Republicans who allege the deal was evidence of pay-for-play. On the orders of Attorney General Jeff Sessions , the DOJ has interviewed Federal Bureau of Investigation agents who looked at the deal, where a Russian-backed company bought a uranium firm with mines in the U.S., NBC News reports .

by | December 21, 2017 | 21:32

In the latest - the fourth - report on this issue, the Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, warns that Iran may be defying a U.N. call to halt ballistic missile development even as it complies with the nuclear deal with six world powers and that the United Nations is investigating Iran's possible transfer of ballistic missiles to Houthi Shiite rebels in Yemen.

by | December 21, 2017 | 21:08

Milan brought Bonucci from Serie A giants Juventus in the summer for £35million as part of a shopping spree, however the Italian outfit have struggled so far this season and sit 18 points behind league leaders Napoli . Milan's form has led to some of European football's biggest clubs showing an interest in the 30-year-old and according to Calciomercato , both Barca and City are interested in securing the player's signature in January.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:52

Those deliberations were in flux after the House vote was 224-201 on a measure that will touch every part of the economy and aims to put American corporations on a more favorable footing against global rivals. "I think there is a couple of things that get nearly all Americans riled up about this bill, it is fundamentally unfair and breaking the promise the Republicans made to the American people", Karp said.

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:42

Law enforcement believe that Hall may be in danger. Investigators ask anybody with information about their whereabouts to call 911, the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Department at 304-647-6634 or West Virginia State Police. She has brown eyes and blonde hair, according to a report from our sister station WCHS. She has brown eyes and blond hair. GCSD officials urged those with information on Rider and Krafft and/or a description of their auto, to contact the Greenbrier 911 Center at ...

by | December 21, 2017 | 21:22

Karim's image is not the first image of a child victim of Syria's war to go viral and drum up such outpouring of sympathy. He told Anadolu agency that the siege was making life hard for him and his five children. "It's a serious violation of worldwide law and also a huge moral sin, and everyone who has an influence on the Syrian regime should pressure it to put an end to this situation, which is totally unacceptable".

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:23

Haley writes: "As you consider your vote, I encourage you to know the president and the USA take this vote personally". "I like the message that Nikki sent yesterday at the United Nations , for all those nations that take our money and then they vote against us at the Security Council, or they vote against us potentially at the assembly", Trump said , according to the wire service.

by | December 21, 2017 | 21:25

While it also cuts the tax rate for most other income groups and doubles the size of the standard deduction, the elimination of other popular deductions could result in some taxpayers seeing a tax increase instead of a cut. The top tax rate for high earners is reduced. Middle-income households would see an average tax cut of US$900 next year under the bill, while the wealthiest 1 per cent of Americans would see an average cut of US$51,000, according to the Tax Policy Center, a ...

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:28

Proponents of the law say it provides adequate privacy protections for US citizens. Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulLexington mayor launches bid for Congress Trump-free Kennedy Center Honors avoids politics Meet the Iran hawk who could be Trump's next secretary of State MORE (R-Ky.) is threatening to filibuster any "long-term extension" of a controversial intelligence program meant to allow the government to collect data on foreign targets without a warrant.

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:20

The highest ranked African team in the latest rankings is Senegal, who in November ended South Africa's hopes of qualifying for the World Cup next year. Tite's Brazil remain in second place ahead of 2016 European Championship winners Portugal, while Lionel Messi's Argentina are still at fourth. There were no changes to the top 10 in FIFA's latest standings, with 2014 World Cup champions Germany retaining top spot.

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:27

Below are details about Green, the investigation into his behaviour and May's decision to demand his resignation. Green, who voted to stay in the European Union, was appointed as first secretary of state just six months ago in a bid to shore up May's premiership following her disastrous bet on a June snap election that lost her party its majority in parliament.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:39

The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $85.52. State Street Corp now owns 215,767,383 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $17,695,085,000 after purchasing an additional 15,740,895 shares in the last quarter.

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:02

Areas closer to HWY 24 could see temperatures drop at or below freezing by morning, so drivers would want to watch out for some slick spots there with light moisture on the ground. Christmas Day: Mostly sunny - high near 36. Cloudy skies tomorrow with temperatures locked in the 40s will make for a raw day. "Rochester has gotten 17.5 inches of snow this winter season", Apffel said.

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:50

Most of the victims were trapped inside a sauna on the second and third floors, while local officials said the blaze began in a parked vehicle within the premises, which were also home to a gym and restaurants. President Moon Jae-in shortly expressed grief at the accident and instructed efforts to minimize dealth toll. The prime minister's office and other government agencies are reportedly also working hard to contain the situation.

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:19

The U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial move on Jerusalem is an opportunity for the global community in raising the awarness on the cause of Palestine, participants at a panel on the recent crisis on the issue have said. for "serious case of amnesia" after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don't want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE sought to warn countries that the US would remember ...

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:46

The state Public Service Commission decided that the reactors are still a good deal for ratepayers, who bear much of the cost. About $4.3 billion had already been spent on construction and capital with $2 billion in financing costs. Staff and Georgia Power estimates on the future price of natural gas were about $1 billion apart. Delays in the project actually have worked in Georgia Power's favor, commission staff contended.

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:31

This move is in opposition to a recent announcement by US President Donald Trump who instructed his administration to begin a process of recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The Palestinian movement, Hamas, released a statement on Thursday acknowledging ANC members and activists in South Africa's Palestine solidarity movement "who convinced South Africans that it was the correct moral and ethical decision for their country".

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:47

Meet Zanco tiny t1 . Although a number of other tiny phones already exist ( like this one, the size of a credit card ) The Zanco tiny t1 is officially the world's smallest. The device has a 200 mAh battery which can, according to the company, last up to three days on standby and 180 minutes of talk time. Expect no support for 3G or 4G.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:46

The department notified Congress of the decision on December 13, Nauert said, adding that the U.S. government was not selling the weapons directly to the Kiev government but was allowing Ukraine to buy from USA manufacturers. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova responded to reports that the United States and Canada have chose to allow weapons exports to Ukraine by accusing Washington and Ottawa of making false claims about the conflict in Ukraine as a "pretext to begin ...

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:33

With the Navy already holding that the naval variant of the Tejas does not meet its requirements for aircraft carrier-borne fighters, the IAF too has expressed its reluctance to go in for Tejas Mark-II jets. HAL has so far supplied five of the first 20 LCAs ordered by the IAF under an Initial Operation Clearance (IOC) configuration. The Indian Air Force - now has 40 Tejas MK1 LCA aircraft to equip the first two squadrons.

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:30

Memphis has become the latest United States city to remove Confederate monuments, taking down two of the statues overnight. Confederate General Forrest was a slave trader and a Ku Klux Klan leader. Earlier this month, the city filed a petition asking for judicial review of the Tennessee Historical Commission's denial of a request to remove the Forrest statue.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:09

Uber uses a smartphone application the objective of which is to connect "non-professional drivers using their own vehicle with persons who wish to make urban journeys". Neil McGonigle, head of cities for the north of England for Uber , told councillors there were 28,000 people who regularly use the app in the city.

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:51

Didi said it plans to use the funds to accelerate the development of artificial intelligence in areas such as big data analysis, to expand its overseas operations and to build a transportation network with "new energy vehicles", as electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids are called in China .

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:05

While Sonia Gandhi continues to be the CPP leader, there are mixed views among leaders on whether she should soon hand over the leadership of the parliamentary wing of the party as well. Frankly, Modiji has a credibility problem and he will find it very hard... Along with the BJP family, the family of Prime Minister Narendra Modi too is ecstatic over the poll victories.

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:21

Britain has also accused North Korea of being behind WannaCry . White House Homeland Security Advisor Tom Bossert said US President Donald Trump had rallied allies and responsible tech companies around the world to increase the security and resilience of the Internet.

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:00

The new national secretariat of the faction is in Asokoro, Abuja . The group, which called itself Fresh PDP , declared that the newly elected National Working Committe (NWC) chaired by Prince Uche Secondus would not stand. That habitual impunity was also in full display at its national convention last weekend. While receiving former chairmen of the party, led by Ahmadu Ali, Secondus restated that he and members of the NWC would not be intimidated, adding that they would have zero ...