Damian Green sacked from cabinet after breaching ministerial code

But, crucially, the Cabinet Office inquiry, said statements made by the First Secretary of State regarding allegation of indecent material found on his parliamentary computer nearly a decade ago were "inaccurate and misleading". He was said to have m... More..

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Body cam shows Florida officer being dragged by speeding auto
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Body cam shows Florida officer being dragged by speeding auto

A Florida cop is recovering after he was almost dragged to his death by a suspect's vehicle after the driver took off during a traffic stop, authorities said. Officers approached the vehicle with guns drawn a...More..

Some key quotes after ethics watchdog's ruling that Trudeau broke conflict rules
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Some key quotes after ethics watchdog's ruling that Trudeau broke conflict rules

The Act allows for some exemptions for gifts from relatives and friends, though in the report Dawson concluded that Trudeau and the Aga Khan can not be characterized as friends. Trudeau apologized for the incid...More..

State Sen. Karin Housley running for Franken's seat
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

State Sen. Karin Housley running for Franken's seat

The speech was disappointing to many because Franken appeared to deny the allegations. Franken announced in early December that he will soon resign from his position in the Senate in light of sexual misco...More..

US Fighter Pilots Spot UFO In Newly Declassified Pentagon Footage
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

US Fighter Pilots Spot UFO In Newly Declassified Pentagon Footage

Documents from the programme describe sightings of aircraft moving at very high velocities with no visible signs of propulsion, or that hovered with no apparent means of lift. In an undated handout image ta...More..

Kerala communists place Kim Jong-un as hero, BJP not amused
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Kerala communists place Kim Jong-un as hero, BJP not amused

Like much of North Korea , the personal and family life of its dictator Kim Jong Un is shrouded in secrecy. If that's true, it would be the first time Kim Jong-un skipped the annual visit to his father's t...More..

Trump Considered Dumping Gorsuch Over Perceived Disloyalty
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Trump Considered Dumping Gorsuch Over Perceived Disloyalty

The White House pushed back on The Post's report on Monday, calling Gorsuch's nomination one of Trump's most significant early accomplishments. White House officials publicly denied that Gorsuch's nomin...More..

Child in stroller caught in middle of chaotic mall fight
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Child in stroller caught in middle of chaotic mall fight

One of the fight participants kicked a victim in the face and then abandoned a young child in a stroller while she was being chased. The victims told police they believed the remark referred to a fatal shooti...More..

Who will be the next Gujarat CM? Here are the top contenders
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Who will be the next Gujarat CM? Here are the top contenders

Asked to comment on the Gujarat victory, with a margin lower than what the party had touted, Irani said: "A victory is a victory. But the final decision will be taken by the party's parliamentary board". A ...More..

What Donald Trump's robot has to say at Disney's Hall of Presidents
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

What Donald Trump's robot has to say at Disney's Hall of Presidents

It is why our founders began our great constitution with three very simple words: "'We the People'". Whatever the merits of the speech, it should quell the conspiracy theory that Animatronic Trump would b...More..

A single vote may have changed control of Virginia's state House
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

A single vote may have changed control of Virginia's state House

A Democratic challenger appears to have won a recount on Tuesday by one vote , putting the partisan balance in the House at a tie. The results are due to be certified by a three-judge panel, after which th...More..

Final tax reform bill passes House, now moves to Senate
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Final tax reform bill passes House, now moves to Senate

Twelve Republicans also voted against the measure. Republicans were rewarded for a fast-track strategy, muscling through complex legislation that heaps the majority of tax cuts on wealthy individuals and corp...More..

It's imperative that Congress reauthorize CHIP now
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

It's imperative that Congress reauthorize CHIP now

Minnesota children will not lose health coverage due to Congress' delay in extending the Children's Health Insurance Program, but political inaction is already costing the state millions of dollars. "Why should...More..

John McCain Heads Home to Recover in Arizona, Will Miss Tax Vote
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

John McCain Heads Home to Recover in Arizona, Will Miss Tax Vote

Republicans secured the support of Sens. Then again, two of the Republicans senators who had been most outspoken in their opposition to the bill have recently changed their tune - Senators Bob Corker of Tenne...More..

Fatal plane crash in southern in claims 4 lives, other dog survives
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Fatal plane crash in southern in claims 4 lives, other dog survives

A second dog survived. Flight plans show the plane was making a one-day, round trip from Maryland to Kansas City, Missouri. Air traffic control reported the single-engine Cessna disappeared from radar aroun...More..

MLS to make announcement about 'the future of soccer in Nashville'
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

MLS to make announcement about 'the future of soccer in Nashville'

We will have more to come as this story develops. It will take place at 5 p.m.at the Country Music Hall of Fame. The first part of that decision, per multiple sources, will occur Wednesday in Nashville wi...More..

GTAA Confident They Can Avoid Atlanta Airport Situation
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

GTAA Confident They Can Avoid Atlanta Airport Situation

CNN reported early Sunday that electronic readers at the security checkpoint were still not working, meaning passengers were not able to use their online boarding passes and airline apps at the checkpoint and n...More..

Will Floyd Mayweather Have A 2018 UFC Fight? Conor McGregor Rematch Unlikely
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Will Floyd Mayweather Have A 2018 UFC Fight? Conor McGregor Rematch Unlikely

But, the longtime coach of the French-Canadian, Zahabi, thinks he will return for a big fight as he spoke to TSN : "Hard to say honestly [if he returns to welterweight], hard to say". It appears that the 29-ye...More..

White House Officially Blames North Korea For Massive 'WannaCry' Cyberattack
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

White House Officially Blames North Korea For Massive 'WannaCry' Cyberattack

North Korea has reportedly denied any involvement with WannaCry. Ahmad said: "The UK's National Cyber Security Centre assesses it is highly likely that North Korean actors known as the Lazarus Group were ...More..

Islanders poised for move back to Long Island after winning Belmont bid
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Islanders poised for move back to Long Island after winning Belmont bid

A news conference is scheduled for Wednesday morning at the racetrack in which Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is expected to be on hand. A spokesperson for the Empire State Development Corp. John Tavares has yet to ...More..

Brexit vote: The 11 Tory rebel MPs who defeated the Government
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Brexit vote: The 11 Tory rebel MPs who defeated the Government

The Frenchman also said Britain would lose its "passporting" rights to let banks automatically do business in the European Union after it leaves in March 2019. Johnson's remarks echoed those of Tory backbencher...More..

Virginia woman mauled to death by her pet pit bulls
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Virginia woman mauled to death by her pet pit bulls

Her father, John Stephens, found her body two days later at what law enforcement called a "grisly" scene. Stephens had injuries to her throat and face, leading investigators to believe the dogs took her to the ...More..

BC Green caucus responds to the end of the grizzly bear hunt
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

BC Green caucus responds to the end of the grizzly bear hunt

While the NDP garnered praise for its trophy ban on August 14, others questioned why the final season of the hunt should proceed if conservation of grizzly populations was truly the rationale. "They listened to...More..

Pre-Christmas travel weather forecast: Soggy South, snowy Northwest and Midwest
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Pre-Christmas travel weather forecast: Soggy South, snowy Northwest and Midwest

Have continued the previous forecaster's thinking of capping pops and QPF, as we likely will see several changes in this Day 6-7 forecast, just due to natural uncertainty for that length in time. In the colder ...More..

Pence postpones Mideast trip to mid-January, citing tax bill
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Pence postpones Mideast trip to mid-January, citing tax bill

The trip to Egypt and Israel , due to begin Tuesday, has been pushed back to mid-January, allowing Pence to remain in Washington in case he needs to cast the deciding vote in the Senate over President Dona...More..

Calmer winds 'critical' in Southern California firefight
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Calmer winds 'critical' in Southern California firefight

The conditions in Southern California have improved so far this week as firefighters slow the growth of the Thomas Fire, now in its 15th day. The hot, gusty winds that caused a huge flare-up and forced more ...More..

Japan approves missile defence system amid NKorea threat
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Japan approves missile defence system amid NKorea threat

Japan chose Aegis Ashore ahead of other land-based missile defenses, including the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, system that the USA recently deployed to South Korea. Last month, North Korea t...More..

Leaders of Britain First have their Twitter accounts suspended
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Leaders of Britain First have their Twitter accounts suspended

British Prime Minister Theresa May lashed out at Trump, saying, " Britain First seeks to divide communities by their use of hateful narratives that peddle lies and stoke tensions", the Independent reported ...More..

France wants pro-European dialogue with new Austrian coalition
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

France wants pro-European dialogue with new Austrian coalition

The document noted that the head of state, the liberal environmentalist Alexander Van der Bellen, proclaimed the new cabinet of thirteen ministers, with six seats occupied by the extreme rightist Liberal Party ...More..

Poor visibility and disruption to transport possible — FOG ALERT
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Poor visibility and disruption to transport possible — FOG ALERT

Commuters should also expect slower journey times with likely delays on bus and train services. The freezing fog is sweeping across the United Kingdom, with many airports being forced to cancel or heavily del...More..