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by | December 24, 2017 | 03:09

London Fire Brigade said some staff were treated for smoke inhalation, but said that it did not yet know if any other animals were involved. The London Fire Brigade said 70 firefighters and ten fire engines were working to put out at the fire at the cafe and shop area of the park, which is close to the meerkat enclosure.

by | December 23, 2017 | 02:01

The commutation granted to Sholom Rubashkin, 57, marked only the second time that Trump has invoked his clemency authority as president. Attached to the statement was a long list of lawmakers from both parties who backed Rubashkin's release, as well as former top-ranking Justice Department officials, also from both parties.

by | December 23, 2017 | 01:26

The documents also say Jameson was posting and liking pro-ISIS and pro-terrorism content on Facebook. According to the FBI , Jameson was identified as an ISIS supporter in September based on his social-media activity, which was brought to authorities' attention by an agency informant.

by | December 22, 2017 | 02:11

Mr. Trudeau and his family vacationed on the Aga Khan's island from December 26, 2016 to January 4, 2017. Dawson also ruled that Trudeau didn't clear the use of the Aga Khan's helicopter, a form of private transportation that needs approval from the ethics commissioner's office.

by | December 22, 2017 | 01:37

Mourinho said: "They were a bit lucky but they fought a lot to be lucky". "For the Bristol boys it was a big, big day for them, and in the first half you could see that". Lee Johnson has praised his Bristol City players for each doing "a man and a half's job" while knocking Man Utd out of the Carabao Cup . United are 11 points adrift in the Premier League title race, but still in contention, while an FA Cup campaign will kick off in 2018 and a Champions League quest continued at the ...

by | December 22, 2017 | 01:28

Jovana Karanovic-Founder of Reshaping Work and a PhD candidate at the Amsterdam Vrije Universiteit indicated while talking to The Next Web that, this is a set back decision for Uber not only in Europe but throughout the world and gives indication that indeed the company is a transportation firm and not a tech firm as they call themselves.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:30

The Republican said he's preparing legislation for the next session. The recounted votes still must be certified by a court Wednesday. That panel of judges chose to count a disputed ballot for Yancey, which pulled him even with Simonds.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:27

An NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll found fewer than one-quarter of Americans think the tax plan is a good idea, while two-thirds of those surveyed say it's designed mostly to help corporations and the wealthy. The rhetoric of "justice" will be employed, while simultaneously vowing to hunt down real "anti-woman" offenders (i.e., Republicans). Gov. Mark Dayton confirmed last week that he'd chosen Smith to replace Franken.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:26

Legislation meant to smooth Britain's exit from the European Union moves a step closer to becoming law on Wednesday, as ministers begin working out what they want from Brexit . In a tough speech, Mr Barnier said the transition must be for a "short and specific" period. The Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME), grouping European banks, said the BoE's announcement would allow banks to get on with their planning for Brexit.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:14

President Donald Trump tweeted on Tuesday that a report about how he nearly rescinded Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch's nomination was "fake news". Gorsuch declined the Post's request for comment, but White House spokesman Raj Shah did provide a statement. As might be expected, Trump blasted The Washington Post report as "FAKE NEWS" on Twitter .

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:10

Last month, the United States returned North Korea to the list of state sponsors of terrorism . Reports by South Korea previously stated the North was capable of producing biological agents such as anthrax and smallpox that could be used as a part of biological warfare.

by | December 20, 2017 | 01:35

Let us be clear that the authenticity of the videos Trump posted have been widely disputed-Dutch authorities denied that a video titled "Muslim migrant beats up Dutch boy on crutches" involved any migrants at all, and a video titled "Islamist mob pushes teenage boy off roof and beats him to death" was filmed in Egypt during the overthrow of president Mohamed Morsi.

by | December 20, 2017 | 01:29

Could this be the year MS has a white Christmas? However, it is still too early to determine specifically what type of precipitation will occur, and how much, if any, accumulations we may see. The cold air plunging into the center of the country is bringing colder than normal temperatures. Winds accompanying Wednesday's cold front could create blowing snow and reduced visibility through Thursday in the local area.

by | December 19, 2017 | 11:20

Nasrat Rahim, a deputy interior ministry spokesman, said the sound of large and small arms fire could be heard from the fighting. Kabul police spokesman Basir Mujahid said two police officers were injured but there were no civilian casualties.

by | December 19, 2017 | 11:00

The Egypt-drafted text sought to ensure that any attempts to alter the characteristics or demographic composition of the Old City of Jerusalem had no effect and were rescinded. Both before and after the voting, many countries, including key US allies Britain, France, Italy, Japan and Qatar, expressed their disagreement with the United States, insisting that Jerusalem should be a shared capital of Israelis and Palestinians.

by | December 17, 2017 | 02:52

Although the weather is subject to change - especially when it's still 10 days out - snow is not in the forecast for Christmas or the days leading up to it. As this system exits, there will be warmer temperatures across the region on Saturday , according to the weather service. Yikes! Hope Santa's elves knitted lots of blankets to give out that year! But, as we know, that and a cup of coffee will get you a cup of coffee.

by | December 17, 2017 | 02:35

Ayrton Little is no exception - as viral footage posted online proves. Alex, who is equally as proud of his younger brother, told WBUR why the school was so overjoyed by Ayrton's acceptance letter. "I honestly don't know when the excitement will die down at this point". "My brother and I realized that we have done the impossible", he said. Little told The Huffington Post he plans to study math and computer science, and when he graduates wants to "find a job on Wall Street with the ...

by | December 17, 2017 | 02:09

The UN Secretary-General's recent report on UN Security Council Resolution 2231 strongly confirms what the UAE and its allies have long known that Iran is continuing its expansionist and destabilising behaviour in the region, and is fueling the conflict in Yemen, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said in a statement on Friday.

by | December 16, 2017 | 15:50

In order to maintain our current programs, we must meet our goal. Their 2017 Kettle Campaign is lagging behind last year's tally at this time. Communities across the Flathead Valley raised more than $12,800 for the local Salvation Army in Thursdays city bell-ringing competition.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:27

The Winter Session will continue till January 5. The session is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. Modi, at an election rally in Gujarat, had accused Singh and Mani Shankar Aiyar of hatching a conspiracy to influence the Gujarat elections. Almost 25 pending bills and 14 new ones, including Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Muslim women rights, will be brought before the House in the coming days.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:21

Police are accusing a 22-year-old Youngstown State University student from Ashtabula county of sending nude pictures and trying to have sex with a teenage boy who turned out to be an undercover Austintown Police officer. Albert Maruna told the boy he met on a dating site that he didn't believe in age , according to WKBN. Police say that during questioning, Maruna did not appear to see having sex with a 15-year-old as wrong.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:17

The Salvation Army is hoping its annual guns and hoses competition this weekend will help generate additional donations to help it reach goal. "We normally take those donations that are given and we sell them in our store and it helps fund what we do everyday", he said.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:15

He said that the USA averages 200 fires a year that stem from Christmas trees, and of those, 16 deaths annually are reported. "We believe there is no bad choice when it comes to a Christmas tree". On a one-to-one basis, a real tree requires considerably fewer resources to create and get to the customer than an artificial tree, said William Paddock, the managing director of WAP Sustainability Consulting in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

by | December 15, 2017 | 06:40

In St. Tammany Parish, volunteers will place wreaths on graves at both Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery near Slidell and the historic Mandeville Cemetery. "And we like to be able to go back through and make sure that we don't miss a veteran's grave", said Kuddes. "Last year we had 90 to 100 people", Swoboda said.

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:28

Attacking the BJP for the delayed and shorter Winter Session, the Congress leader said that "the session, which was supposed to end, is starting now". "It is wrong and unfair to question nationalism of journalists, diplomatics and public servants present at the dinner", he said. We just want to ask him whether he was so angry when monumental loot & plunder was happening under his watch? Singh also asserted that Modi "is setting a risky precedent by his insatiable desire to tarnish every ...