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Rosie O'Donnell attacks Donald Trump in New Year's tweets

Rosie O'Donnell attacks Donald Trump in New Year's tweets In a New Years Day tweet , the out comedian amped up her disapproval of the president-elect, questioning his mental health and urging action to prevent his inauguration on January 20. The beef between Trump and O'Donnell started back in December 2006 when she criticized him for holding a press conference to reinstate Miss USA Tara Conner. [Full Article...]

AFC Wild Card: Dolphins at Steelers start time

AFC Wild Card: Dolphins at Steelers start time And yes, Miami had a winning record, but the Dolphins were 1-4 against in games versus winning teams in the regular-season (their only win coming against the Steelers at home). In 2015, Bell tore his MCL in week 8 against the Bengals and was placed on the injured reserve missing the playoffs for the second straight season. [Full Article...]

Israel seeks deal with Hamas over fighters' dead bodies

Israel seeks deal with Hamas over fighters' dead bodies The security cabinet is a select group of government ministers empowered to make decisions related to Israel's foreign and defense policy, especially in urgent circumstances like war. Oron Shaul and Lt. Hadar Goldin - making calls for the government to take a harsher stance toward Hamas , reported the Times of Israel . Now, any bodies its army captures will be buried immediately, but may be exhu... [Full Article...]

Kane Williamson pushes New Zealand to a win over Bangladesh

Kane Williamson pushes New Zealand to a win over Bangladesh But skipper Williamson stuck around, going through to his third T20 global fifty, and put on an unbroken 81-run stand with De Grandhomme to see his side to victory. Country's ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah put some resistance in the middle order and made a 37-run partnership in the 5th wicket. Out of form in the preceding One-Day International series which New Zealand swept 3-0,... [Full Article...]

Britain's man in Brussels bows out ahead of Brexit talks

According to the embassy, Sir Ivan will leave over the next few weeks, and had been due to leave in October. Downing Street defended him saying he was simply passing on the views of other European Union nations. "It's time now for someone who is optimistic about the future that lies ahead for Brexit Britain. Enough talk, we need to get on with getting out", he said. [Full Article...]

The FTSE 100 has reached another record high

The FTSE 100 has reached another record high London emerged as the best performing stock market in Europe a year ago, finishing 2016 more than 14% higher despite the vote for Brexit. Mining stocks continued to gain ground amid hopes of strong U.S. "The China data is key, and we've seen a sustained period of good numbers, so that is quite a big deal", said James Hughes, chief market analyst at GKFX, who added that the recent rally could nev... [Full Article...]

Trump to Obama: No more Gitmo transfers

Trump to Obama: No more Gitmo transfers Obama promised to close Guantanamo Bay during his first presidential campaign in 2008. "There should be no further releases from Gitmo", Trump said in the tweet , using an alternate name for the U.S. President Barack Obama has worked throughout his presidency to close the prison, but has met considerable opposition from lawmakers who have banned the transfer of detainees to USA facilities. [Full Article...]

No Place for Terrorist Groups in Astana Peace Talks

Like previous Syria ceasefire deals it has been shaky from the start with repeated outbreaks of violence in some areas, but has largely held elsewhere. Kazakhstan is ready to further facilitate such efforts of the worldwide community, including as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council holding the post from January 1, 2017, till December 31, 2018, the foreign ministry said. [Full Article...]

Alleged drug dealer shot dead on the M62 in police operation

Alleged drug dealer shot dead on the M62 in police operation The planned operation followed information about criminal possession of a firearm but was not terrorism related, police said. A man has been killed during a police operation on an M62 slip road. Motorists initially reported a "bad crash" closed all lanes near junction 24, but it emerged five hours later that a shooting occurred after the force released a statement. [Full Article...]

Megyn Kelly plans to leave Fox News

Megyn Kelly plans to leave Fox News News' announcement that popular anchor Megyn Kelly will be leaving Fox News didn't prompt investors to sell shares in 21st Century Fox (FOXA) immediately. (Sawyer summited even this, becoming the anchor of ABC World News a few years after Couric started at CBS.) It's impossible to know if Kelly's daytime show will be any good, but she sure would be a slamdunk doing the "10 Most Fascinating Peo... [Full Article...]

China says it will shut down ivory trade by end of 2017

The ivory trade has put elephants in grave danger as many poach them for their ivory alone, wiping out large sections of the elephant population. World Wildlife Fund , WWF, president and CEO Carter Roberts said , "China's announcement is a game changer for elephant conservation". [Full Article...]

Burundi's environment minister shot dead

Burundi's environment minister shot dead The minister was shot dead with a pistol in the early hours of Sunday in the streets of the Rohero neighbourhood in the capital, Bujumbura, police spokesman Pierre Nkurikiye said on Twitter. But this is the first time a serving government minister has been killed. The United States and other countries have imposed sanctions on Burundi, cutting it off from Western financial aid and forcing it to ... [Full Article...]

Car Bomb Kills 24 in Baghdad, ISIS Claims Responsibility

Car Bomb Kills 24 in Baghdad, ISIS Claims Responsibility Islamic State claimed to have been behind that attack. Its self-styled news agency, Amaq, said the target of those attacks were Shia, whom it regards as apostates. No group has yet claimed responsibility for Monday's bombing, but Iraqi officials typically blame such attacks on the Daesh terrorist group, which overran vast swathes of territory in northern and western Iraq in 2014. [Full Article...]

Migrants hide in suitcase, dashboard of vehicle in bid to enter Spain

Migrants hide in suitcase, dashboard of vehicle in bid to enter Spain Spanish sources also said that five Spanish policemen were wounded as Sub-Saharans used rocks and metal bars in order to break through the gates of the fence. Dozens of migrants made it to the top of the six-metre barbed wire fence yesterday before being lifted down by cranes, footage from local TV station Faro TV showed. [Full Article...]

Search for fugitives after deadly jail riot in Amazonas

Search for fugitives after deadly jail riot in Amazonas Officials said they were working to determine whether any prisoners had escaped. An uprising 24 years ago at Sao Paulo's Carandiru prison left 111 inmates dead, but the majority of the deaths were at the hands of police who stormed the penitentiary. [Full Article...]

DRC's Kabila set to step down after elections in new deal

DRC's Kabila set to step down after elections in new deal Earlier, the Archbishop told the media that, "The government is asked to take all steps so that elections are organised by the end of 2017 at the latest". Mediators still hope that an agreement can be reached. During that period, an opposition politician will serve as prime minister. That document also guaranteed Kabila would not seek a third mandate. [Full Article...]

New York Giants Week 17 Preview

New York Giants Week 17 Preview Make sure you check out Lake Lewis Jr. for all of your Redskins needs over on Redskins Wire. Cousins went 18-for-29 for 270 yards and a touchdown, and rushed for two more scores as Washington gained 208 rushing yards, clobbering Chicago 41-21 last week. [Full Article...]

North Korea prepares for new round of nuclear weapons tests

North Korea prepares for new round of nuclear weapons tests Kim spoke about the country's missile program to start the New Year. Experts say Kim is taking advantage of this political unrest, trying to assert North Korea as a nuclear power. Park's impeachment on December 9 stems from a corruption scandal. Although Kim did not make a specific reference to the incoming Donald Trump administration, he called on Washington to make a "resolute decisio... [Full Article...]

New UN chief Guterres urges putting peace first as 2017 dawns

New UN chief Guterres urges putting peace first as 2017 dawns Guterres stressed that "no one wins these wars, everyone loses". The former Portuguese prime minister and United Nations refugee chief begins a five-year term amid conflicts in the Middle East, Africa and elsewhere, as well as threats from terrorism and climate change. [Full Article...]

German police stop 'African' men on New Years Eve

Anti-immigration groups which have grown in popularity over the last few years used the mass sexual assaults of last year to attack the government's immigration policies. Mayor Henriette Reker said the increase police presence - which included concrete blocks to prevent an attack in the style of recent atrocities in Berlin and Nice , where trucks were driven into crowds - was "necessary". [Full Article...]


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