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South Korea Seizes Hong Kong Oil Tanker South Korea Seizes Hong Kong Oil Tanker
- December 30, 2017

We never allow Chinese companies and citizens to violate the resolutions", Hua said . South Korea will be keeping the Hong Kong-flagged vessel for about six months, during which time Hong Kong is expected to file a request for the ship's release with the UNSC's sanctions committee on North Korea, Yonhap said. (more...)
Court to Release the Huma Abedin Documents Found on Anthony Weiner's Computer Court to Release the Huma Abedin Documents Found on Anthony Weiner's Computer
- December 30, 2017

That 2010 email was a "callsheet" to Clinton about her upcoming call to Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal to warn about an imminent leak of US diplomatic cables - so-called Cablegate - from WikiLeaks. The FBI first became aware of the emails because of an investigation entirely separate from its investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state. (more...)
Jobs and work force increase in metro Rome Jobs and work force increase in metro Rome
- December 30, 2017

The number of employed residents rose by 86 to 42,015. "Over the year job growth moved into positive territory after reporting declines in recent months". Metro Rome posted 41,700 jobs in November, up by 400 from a revised 41,300 in October. The unemployment rate fell to 4.5 percent in March, according to the Labor Department. (more...)
New Mexico State beats Utah State 26-20 New Mexico State beats Utah State 26-20
- December 30, 2017

Utah State's Savon Scarver returned a kickoff 96 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter, then New Mexico State's Jason Huntley took the ensuing kickoff 100 yards for a score. Nearly non-existent in Friday's game until the fourth quarter, Scott dragged his left cleat through the end zone turf enough to overturn the call on the field, resulting in a New Mexico State touchdown. (more...)
Humane society recommends taking caution with animals as temperatures drop Humane society recommends taking caution with animals as temperatures drop
- December 30, 2017

Sarah Anderson, associate veterinarian, MedVet Toledo, said. Thanks to an alert adult who ignored personal threats to anyone who contacted the authorities, the information was relayed to the Dog Warden's office for further investigation into what actually occurred and can take action if necessary regarding the video incident. (more...)
Prince Harry Describes Markle's 'Fantastic' 1st Christmas With The Royals Prince Harry Describes Markle's 'Fantastic' 1st Christmas With The Royals
- December 30, 2017

She and Prince Harry will say "I do" in front of 800 nearest and dearest next May 19 at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle near London. The post about her resolutions was made on January 1 2016 - before she started dating the Prince , 33. (more...)
Severe wind chills anticipated for New Year's weekend
- December 30, 2017

The combination of very cold air and winds can cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as ten minutes and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. I have to say too, even though the wind will be light most of the day, an occasional gust of 3-7mph will put wind chills back below 0. And there is no relief in the short-term making extra caution needed for any New Year's Eve celebrations. (more...)
7-year-old child fatally shot in Greenville 7-year-old child fatally shot in Greenville
- December 30, 2017

When they attempted to approach her, she sped off, leading police into neighboring Frisco where she and her passenger were ultimately arrested . Police say Brooke Craig was arrested early Friday, Dec. Two other children were reported to occupy the vehicle but were not injured. Police said the father had sought to remove himself and the children from a " volatile situation " following the girlfriend's arrival at the boyfriend's home. (more...)
South Korea seizes ship it claims transferred oil to North Korea South Korea seizes ship it claims transferred oil to North Korea
- December 30, 2017

Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying was unaware of details relating to the oil products export situation, but said: "As a principle, China has consistently fully, correctly, conscientiously and strictly enforced relevant UN Security Council resolutions on North Korea ". (more...)
Mayor: 2 dead in shooting, 1 wounded but stable Mayor: 2 dead in shooting, 1 wounded but stable
- December 30, 2017

Witnesses said that the shooting took place in a building which housed a law office. The suspect and one victim died in the shooting and at least one person sustained injuries in what police initially described as an active shooter incident. (more...)
Kansas man shot dead by police after 'swatting' prank goes wrong
- December 30, 2017

The person who was the target of the swatting gave the other gamer a false address , which sent police to a nearby home instead of his own, according to Twitter posts. "We woke this morning to disgusting news about an innocent man losing his life", UMG spokeswoman Shannon Gerritzen said in an email to The Associated Press. (more...)
Deputies: Florida man rigged door, hoping pregnant wife would open it Deputies: Florida man rigged door, hoping pregnant wife would open it
- December 30, 2017

The sheriff's office says it was apparent that the suspect rigged the door lock and lower door handle in an attempt to electrocute whomever attempted to open the door. In the affidavit, When Wilson arrived, his wife said he began making concerning comments that led her to believe he had been in Florida at their house. (more...)
Free 'First Day Hikes' kick off 2018 in Alaska — MAP Free 'First Day Hikes' kick off 2018 in Alaska — MAP
- December 30, 2017

First Day Hikes has become a New Year's Day tradition for the North Carolina State Parks system. Get details in a press release that follows from the Iowa DNR (Department of Natural Resources), but don't fret because information on Minnesota DNR First Day Hikes that I gathered off the agency's website also is included here. (more...)
Combined Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots total $690 million Combined Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots total $690 million
- December 29, 2017

Almost $700 million in lottery jackpots will be up for grabs, starting with Friday night's Mega Millions drawing. In October, Mega Millions changed the numbers that players could choose from, bringing the odds of picking all six numbers to 1 in 302.6 million, from 1 in 258.9 million under the old format. (more...)
Lindsay Lohan Bitten by Snake During Hike in Thailand Lindsay Lohan Bitten by Snake During Hike in Thailand
- December 29, 2017

Given that Donald Trump is president and Lohan supported him , me thinks that these taxes will magically disappear in the coming weeks. A source close to the actress said her financial management firm in Los Angeles handled her money during the time period where her taxes weren't paid. (more...)
Swatting Possible Cause Of Fatal Wichita Police Shooting Swatting Possible Cause Of Fatal Wichita Police Shooting
- December 29, 2017

The man, who has not been identified by police, died at a local hospital. Twitter users and gaming sites have blamed the incident on swatting. "This call was little peculiar for us", Livingston said. "That's why we have to listen to this tape and kind of dissect it and go through it". That results in an excessive display of force from police, who have no other information to go on and typically respond to such calls with an extraordinary amount of aggression. (more...)
George Weah Announced As Liberia's President Elect George Weah Announced As Liberia's President Elect
- December 29, 2017

He entered politics after retiring from football in 2002. The 51-year-old has 61.5 per cent of the vote with 98.1 per cent of ballots counted and should succeed Ellen Johnson Sirleaf , according to BBC News . AC Milan offered their congratulations "to the Red and Black legend" who starred for the club over four seasons. Weah was up against Joseph Boakai, Liberia's vice-president since 2006. (more...)
IDF strikes Hamas targets after Gaza rocket hits Israeli community IDF strikes Hamas targets after Gaza rocket hits Israeli community
- December 29, 2017

Air attack alarm systems in the south of the Jewish state were triggered after three launches were identified from the Gaza Strip, according to the Israeli military. The Israeli army regularly detains and opens fire on unarmed Palestinian fishermen, shepherds, and farmers along the border areas if they approach the so-called "buffer zone", as the authorities have not made clear the precise area of the designated zone. (more...)
India hatching conspiracies against CPEC India hatching conspiracies against CPEC
- December 29, 2017

The inclusion of Afghanistan into CPEC, which will give China access deep into Central Asia, was portrayed by some media outlets as China's cornering of India; but Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying, in a press briefing , insisted that such a negative perspective on the matter was uncalled for. (more...)
Quadruple homicide victims identified in NY Quadruple homicide victims identified in NY
- December 29, 2017

A close friend of Mells (who had dwarfism), Dria Hector, said , "She was a little person but her heart was bigger than she was". Shanta Myers' sister said they had planned to spend the holiday together. Officials have released few details since a property manager found the bodies Tuesday in a basement apartment in a home along the Hudson River in Troy , just north of Albany. (more...)