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Iraqi troops take 2 neighborhoods in Mosul Iraqi troops take 2 neighborhoods in Mosul
- December 04, 2016

Brigadier General Haider Fadhil said his troops had taken over two adjacent two-storey houses in Zohour where IS fighters lived. In the garden, they found life-sized cardboard cutouts for target practice, he said. But it warned in a statement that "the dissemination of false and fabricated news" could help ISIS as the extremist group seeks to stop Iraqi forces retaking Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul, and surrounding areas. (more...)
Russian Supply Rocket Breaks Apart En Route To Space Station
- December 04, 2016

The six people now living on the International Space Station are Russian cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov, Andrey Borisenko and Oleg Novitskiy; NASA astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Peggy Witson; and European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet. (more...)
Supports Kanye West After Hospitalization — Kourtney Kardashian Twitter
- December 04, 2016

Other friends and fans have followed suit, wishing the rapper would "get well soon" and offering their prayers, resulting in #PrayForKayne trending on twitter . Since then, People reports that while Kim has been "amazing" and extremely supportive of her husband in his time of need, but reportedly, things aren't as flawless as they seem - and the two have been been going through some marriage troubles since the Paris robbery. (more...)
Black boxes are recovered from Colombia plane crash Black boxes are recovered from Colombia plane crash
- December 04, 2016

The aircraft was carrying members of the Chapecoense Real soccer team, based in southern Brazil, for the finals of the Copa Sudamerica against Atletico Nacional of Medellin. Argentina legend Diego Maradona was among those who sent condolences to the victims' families over Facebook. At daybreak, dozens of bodies were quickly collected into white bags while rescuers scavenged through pieces of the plane's fuselage strewn across the muddy mountainside. (more...)
Opec experts' meeting makes progress on output talks
- December 04, 2016

It is marks the highest level this month. Russian President Vladimir Putin said he saw no obstacle to freezing oil output from its post-Soviet high of more than 11 million barrels per day. "We want to protect Iraq's rights but we have a priority to raise the price of a barrel of oil", Abadi said. Reportedly, Indonesia also has made statements regarding their sentiments and reservations regarding an oil production cut . (more...)
The US Office Of Government Ethics Is Really (Really) Happy With Trump The US Office Of Government Ethics Is Really (Really) Happy With Trump
- December 04, 2016

Hemmer's guest, the Wall Street Journal's William McGurn, tried his best to rescue the segment from its clueless host, but Hemmer just kept digging. The tweets that OGE posted today were responding only to the public statements that the president-elect made on his Twitter feed about his plans regarding conflicts of interest. (more...)
Pac-12 Championship: Washington Vs
- December 04, 2016

The coaching awards continue to roll in for University of Colorado football coach Mike MacIntyre, as he was on Thursday named the 2016 Walter Camp Coach of the Year . If it wasn't over after Rapp's consecutive interceptions, it certainly was after John Ross turned a prayer of a pass from Browning into a touchdown in the third quarter, the Huskies already leading 24-7 and driving at CU's 19-yard line. (more...)
Oklahoma QB Mayfield says he'll return for senior season Oklahoma QB Mayfield says he'll return for senior season
- December 04, 2016

He wants to go this year, and he wants Westbrook to get an invitation, too. "I feel like the fact he just said that has a whole bunch of teams scared", linebacker Jordan Evans said of Mayfield's announcement. The Cowboys, who last won the Big 12 in 2011, fell to 2-10 against the Sooners under coach Mike Gundy. Even with Westbrook out and Perine being knocked out briefly after a helmet-to-helmet hit, the Cowboys were unable to gain control of the game. (more...)
Renzi's Office Denies He'll Quit Even on Italian Referendum Win
- December 04, 2016

Such a move might well unleash renewed political instability and scare away investors who fear the opposition, anti-euro 5-Star Movement will move closer to power. Renzi has promised to resign if he loses the December 4th ballot over his plan to reduce the role of the Senate and transfer powers to the central government from the regions. (more...)
AT&T to offer VoD content with Taylor Swift, Witherspoon AT&T to offer VoD content with Taylor Swift, Witherspoon
- December 04, 2016

The service will begin on Wednesday, Nov. 30 for anyone with a US internet connection. AT&T is offering the $60 plan for $35 per month as a limited-time promotion, with customers selecting the package able to keep that price for as long as they maintain the package. (more...)
AT&T DirecTV Now Needles Verizon AT&T DirecTV Now Needles Verizon
- December 04, 2016

This is TV your way. Within minutes, you have the power to stream content over a US internet connection on a variety of devices. AT&T is catering to the younger generation with its new streaming TV service, DirecTV Now . To celebrate the launch of DirecTV Now , for a limited time , AT&T will offer the Go Big package at a discounted price of $35 per month. Starting Nov. (more...)
Counter-terror framework, regional connectivity to dominate Heart of Asia conference Counter-terror framework, regional connectivity to dominate Heart of Asia conference
- December 04, 2016

A while later, Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani arrived too. The Heart of Asia conference began in Amritsar on Saturday amid heightened tensions between Pakistan and India. Sartaj Aziz, Pakistan's de-facto minister of foreign affairs who will be attending the meet, must be delivered the message loud and clear that Pakistan's use of terrorism as state policy will only lead to its diplomatic isolation. (more...)
Ivanka Trump, Chief Climate Change Advocate? Ivanka Trump, Chief Climate Change Advocate?
- December 04, 2016

It remains unclear exactly how she will use her platform, but her alleged commitment to climate science comes into conflict with her father's record on the issue and policy positions. However, not everyone is buying it. And Ms. O'Connor has a point. During the campaign, she appeared at an event where Trump announced his own family leave act that while decidedly short of Hillary Clinton's own proposal was nonetheless by far the most progressive to come from a Republican. (more...)
The Walking Dead Hints at Comics Moment for Carl
- December 04, 2016

It could be the fact that The Walking Dead Season 6 ended on a cliffhanger, which many fans viewed as a cheap gimmick. For some fans who believe that it's not fair for Negan to survive that long after killing two beloved characters, Morgan pointed out that thinking that way would be kind of hypocritical. (more...)
Soyuz Space Craft Lost Over Remote Part of Russian Federation
- December 04, 2016

Later on Thursday, Russia's Roscosmos space agency said that the astronauts now aboard the ISS would have enough to get by. Luckily, the ISS crew isn't in immediate danger of running out of food , spacesuits and other supplies - and Japan's Aerospace Exploration Agency is next in line to send a resupply in just a few days from now on December 9. (more...)
Analysts Update Their Price Target On Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN)
- December 04, 2016

The fund owned 366,796 shares of the casino operator's stock after buying an additional 365,756 shares during the period. The total 0 shares were bought and sold throughout the most recent trading session less than average volume of 433.02 thousand shares. (more...)
PSX 2016 - Knack 2 Officially Announced With Gameplay Footage
- December 04, 2016

This year, it's returning to the idea with just three games: PaRappa the Rapper , Loco Roco and Patapon . As we've come to expect from Sony of late , PlayStation Experience was a non-stop whirlwind of new announcements, new trailers , short snippets of news and a general frenzy of hype for games coming in the next year or two. (more...)
Unrelenting Mamata Banerjee goes home only after army returns to barracks
- December 04, 2016

In the Lok Sabha, Trinamool leader Sudip Bandopadhyay led the opposition members and trooped near the Speaker's podium and shouted slogans against the central government. "The ongoing exercise should be called off from the state before midnight today", said Mamata. They have also refuted Mamata's allegation that the state government was not informed about the same. (more...)
Two Manchester City players sent off in bench-clearing fracas with Chelsea Two Manchester City players sent off in bench-clearing fracas with Chelsea
- December 04, 2016

City took the lead late in the first half, but second-half goals from Diego Costa, Willian and Eden Hazard gave Chelsea a smash-and-grab victory and the hosts lost their composure in stoppage time. Andy Carroll scored a consolation goal for West Ham, who remain just two points above the relegation zone following yesterday's loss. West Ham lost central defender James Collins in the opening minutes, causing a change of formation and extending an absentee list that grew this week with injuries ... (more...)
Baloney Meter: did the feds promise electoral reform only with broad support? Baloney Meter: did the feds promise electoral reform only with broad support?
- December 04, 2016

Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef has apologized to members of the electoral reform committee for comments she made Thursday in the House of Commons. "I'd like to sincerely apologize to the members of this House, to Canadians and to the members of the special all-party committee on electoral reform", she said. (more...)

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