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Springfield Christian teacher husband catches wife raping student in bed

Springfield Christian teacher husband catches wife raping student in bed A 29-year-old teacher at a Christian school was caught by her own husband in bed with a 17-year-old male student, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office revealed this week. Baber, from Cottage Grove in western OR, worked in the English department at Logos Christian Academy , a nondenominational Christian school. Sheriff's officials said investigators obtained a search warrant Friday and foun... [Full Article...]

Senate panel rejects Trump nominee Scott Garrett to head Ex-Im Bank

Senate panel rejects Trump nominee Scott Garrett to head Ex-Im Bank Scott Garrett, who was a tea-party-aligned Republican congressman from New Jersey until he lost his re-election bid in 2016, has faced intense opposition from the business community ― corporations like General Electric Co. But members were skeptical of his claims since he didn't tell the committee that he believed they were wrong when he made them. Instead, Garrett said he was no longer in favo... [Full Article...]

I'd leave the pitch in a coffin for Mourinho - Terry

I'd leave the pitch in a coffin for Mourinho - Terry He not only picked Henry but also claimed he was the most feared striker he played against. After Terry departed the club, Christensen has established himself in the first team at Chelsea having taken David Luiz's place in recent weeks. "All characteristics. I can predict for him a fantastic career". I would say 2004/05 or 2005/06, those first two sides when Mourinho arrived at the club. [Full Article...]

Republicans' Final Tax Bill Just Passed The House Of Representatives

Republicans' Final Tax Bill Just Passed The House Of Representatives On the whole, however, most taxpayers will see relief. Republicans were rewarded for a fast-track strategy, muscling through complex legislation that heaps the majority of tax cuts on wealthy individuals and corporations. Those provisions will be struck from the bill prior to the Senate vote. "The Senate will still vote tonight, and the House will vote tomorrow to send the final bill to th... [Full Article...]

Ahd Tamimi arrested for slapping an Israeli soldier raiding her house

Ahd Tamimi arrested for slapping an Israeli soldier raiding her house They circulated pictures of Ahed when she was a little girl raising a fist in front of Israeli soldiers. This morning, at 4, the Israeli armed forces stole the family's cameras and telephone, beat the son, and arrested Ahed. Tamimi is well known as a leader of youth protests against Israeli soldiers in the West Bank. The al-Tamimi family is well-known internationally for their activism against... [Full Article...]

Trump denies he considered pulling Neil Gorsuch nomination: 'I never even wavered'

Trump denies he considered pulling Neil Gorsuch nomination: 'I never even wavered' He reportedly fretted over whether Gorsuch, lauded by the mainstream Republicans that have sometimes clashed with the White House, would be "loyal" and wondered if he were sufficiently grateful. As a Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch has already swayed the Court further to the right, in rulings, in cases accepted, and in cases denied. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., said the Supreme Court nomi... [Full Article...]

Infectious disease groups weigh in on CDC-budget word ban

Infectious disease groups weigh in on CDC-budget word ban While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention refutes these reports, new ones have come up saying that the ban extends beyond the agency. "The assertion that HHS has "banned words" is a complete mischaracterization of discussions regarding the budget formulation process", HHS spokesman Matt Lloyd told The Hill on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Strike over Teva Pharm job cuts briefly shuts down Israel

Strike over Teva Pharm job cuts briefly shuts down Israel Large swaths of Israel's economy slowly returned to business on Sunday afternoon after a "solidarity" strike over pharmaceutical giant Teva's plan to lay off some 1,750 Israeli employees shut down the public sector across the country for four hours. [Full Article...]

'Productive day' for firefighters as Thomas Fire containment rounds corner

'Productive day' for firefighters as Thomas Fire containment rounds corner December blazes throughout the state have surpassed California's October fires, which burned through 245,000 acres and killed 43 people near Napa Valley. The Santa Barbara Police Department said its officers were able to arrest on Monday two wanted felons suspected of stealing fire gear from firefighters. [Full Article...]

Ex-wife of slain National Basketball Association player Lorenzen Wright is arrested

Ex-wife of slain National Basketball Association player Lorenzen Wright is arrested The new information eventually led investigators to Walnut, Mississippi, where an Federal Bureau of Investigation dive team found a firearm-which turned out to be one of the murder weapons-at the bottom of a lake last month. Wright's ex-wife comes up multiple times in the piece and was even interviewed. In 2015, SI investigated and asked Wright's ex-wife if she had any part in the murder . [Full Article...]

Trump administration blames North Korea for global WannaCry cyberattack

Trump administration blames North Korea for global WannaCry cyberattack It was the North's fastest expansion for 17 years as Pyongyang quietly allows the market to play a greater role in its economy under Kim Jong-Un, even while denying it is carrying out reforms. He called on governments and companies around the world to cooperate to mitigate cyber risk, and said the US should lead the effort. After WannaCry began infecting computers powered by Microsoft Corp.'s ... [Full Article...]

Sen. Kennedy on Trump judicial nominee: 'He has no litigation experience.'

Sen. Kennedy on Trump judicial nominee: 'He has no litigation experience.' Trump, according to Kennedy , said his staff chose the nominees. Petersen is a member of the Federal Election Commission and one of five of the President's nominees for United States District Court for the District of Columbia. I understand the challenge that would be ahead of me, if I were fortunate enough to become a district court judge. The White House said on December 13 that the nomin... [Full Article...]

Pence postpones Mideast visit to mid-January citing tax vote

Pence postpones Mideast visit to mid-January citing tax vote Having failed to clear a series of legislative hurdles, the package is seen as key to Trump's ability to secure support among his base and skittish political donors. A senior White House official declined to say whether Pence would seek to put his meeting back on the books with Abbas, who has said the United States should no longer be involved in the peace process, in light of the postponement. [Full Article...]

Trump's strategy calls for deepening ties with India, pans Pakistan

Trump's strategy calls for deepening ties with India, pans Pakistan Janjua said Trump's new policy for Afghanistan and it allegations on Pakistan were an attempt to find a scapegoat for Washington's failure in fighting the Taliban. The CPEC links China's restive Xinjiang region with Pakistan's Balochistan province. During his speech shortly after White House released national security strategy, USA president Donald Trump on Monday urged Pakistan to take decisi... [Full Article...]

China calls for unity of worldwide community over Jerusalem

China calls for unity of worldwide community over Jerusalem The resolution did not specifically mention the USA but expressed " deep regret at recent decisions concerning the status of Jerusalem ". US President Donald Trump is expected to unveil on Monday his new national security strategy (NSS), which will reportedly emphasize that Israel is not the cause of the problems in the Middle East. [Full Article...]

South Africa's ANC votes to elect successor for party leader Zuma

South Africa's ANC votes to elect successor for party leader Zuma The candidates for the top six positions on the Dlamini-Zuma slate are: David Mabuza (deputy president), Ace Magashule (secretary general), Jessie Duarte (deputy secretary general), Nathi Mthethwa (chairperson) and Maite Nkoana-Mashabane (treasurer-general). [Full Article...]

Russia's Kaspersky Lab sues U.S. government for software ban

Russia's Kaspersky Lab sues U.S. government for software ban Kaspersky Lab claims that the agency did not allow the company to express its position within the framework of the procedures prescribed by law. Kaspersky software has been cited in a large data theft of US government intelligence documents from a National Security Agency worker. [Full Article...]

NY woman laundered bitcoin to aide Islamic State

NY woman laundered bitcoin to aide Islamic State According to court documents, Shahnaz spent time in Jordan a year ago volunteering with the Syrian American Medical Society, which brought her to Syrian refugee camps where the Islamic State "exercises significant influence". Shahnaz, a USA citizen and onetime Manhattan hospital lab technician with no criminal past, was awaiting arraignment Thursday in federal Court on Long Island. [Full Article...]

Hurt in Ski Lift Malfunction at Central Pennsylvania Mountain

Hurt in Ski Lift Malfunction at Central Pennsylvania Mountain The wife of a reported victim tweeted in response saying: "My husband, your employee is sitting here in the ER". "At the time the office was notified of a lift malfunction and when this original tweet was made, we were under the impression it was exclusively a lift issue and there were no injuries". [Full Article...]

Modi pledges fast track development for Meghalaya through improved connectivity

Modi pledges fast track development for Meghalaya through improved connectivity Noteworthy that neither the Chief Minister, Dr Mukul Sangma, nor any other Cabinet Minister from the State was present during the programme in which the Prime Minister dedicated the road project to the nation. Adding that the project would provide eco-tourism and proper drinking water to the people of the state, PM Modi added that the vision of New India can be realized only if fruits of developme... [Full Article...]


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