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Author: 0 Qatari, Saudi ministers at summit talks despite Gulf spat

Bahrain said it sent Assistant Foreign Minister Abdulla bin Faisal al-Doseri to that meeting that the Qatari foreign minister also attended. It was the first such invitation during the ongoing and increasingly bitter Saudi-led diplomatic boycott of Doha.

Global Media Massachusetts Senate president steps aside amid sexual misconduct probe against his husband
Author: 0 Massachusetts Senate president steps aside amid sexual misconduct probe against his husband

Rosenberg, first elected in 1991, remains a state senator. Late last week four men came forward to say that Broyn Hefner, Rosenberg's 30-year-old husband , had sexually assaulted them. The revelations led Rosenberg to pledge a "firewall" between his husband and his work in the Senate. Chandler said she did not yet know whether Rosenberg would be given committee assignments or other duties such as those assigned to senators, whether Rosenberg would give up the physical office of the ...

Global Media Texas Police Officer Shot, Killed While Serving Warrant
Author: 0 Texas Police Officer Shot, Killed While Serving Warrant

In response to the shooting, Gov. Greg Abbott said on Twitter, "We pray for the family of the San Marcos police officer killed in the line of duty". Another officer rushed Copeland to the Central Texas Medical Center in San Marcos, where medical staff worked to save his life.

Global Media Santa Ana winds to bring fire danger to Southern California
Author: 0 Santa Ana winds to bring fire danger to Southern California

The Ventura County Fire Department was requesting help from surrounding firefighting agencies, and numerous strike teams of engines and other resources were on order or en route to the blaze. We could see winds in the 25 miles per hour range and low humidity down to 5% on Thursday, especially in eastern Valley Center. Peak gusts are expected to range from 40 mph (64 kph) to 60 mph (96 kph) in wind-prone areas, except 50 mph (80 kph) to 70 mph (113 kph) Monday night into Tuesday.

Global Media Scalise: House, Senate 'pretty close' on tax bill
Author: 0 Scalise: House, Senate 'pretty close' on tax bill

President Trump celebrated the Senate's middle-of-the-night passage of a sweeping tax overhaul by calling it the "the largest tax decrease in the history of our country by far" and predicting Democrats could be harmed in future elections for not backing it.

Global Media Brian Ross Suspended, ABC News Errs in Anonymously Sourced Trump, Flynn Report
Author: 0 Brian Ross Suspended, ABC News Errs in Anonymously Sourced Trump, Flynn Report

Brian Ross reported in a live segment on Friday that Flynn meant to testify that President Donald Trump had "directed him to make contact with the Russians" when Trump was still a presidential candidate. "I don't think ever in my career have I felt more rage and disappointment and frustration that I felt through this weekend and through the last half of Friday", Goldston added, asserting the news division "spent this weekend getting absolutely pilloried as a news division for reporting fake ...

Global Media United Nations political chief Feltman to visit N. Korea
Author: 0 United Nations political chief Feltman to visit N. Korea

Dujarric said Feltman was invited informally in September and the visit was confirmed November 30. Feltman will meet with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho and other officials, Stephane Dujarric told reporters, with the isolated country's nuclear and missile programs a likely topic to be raised.

Global Media Will not lose hope: Sitharaman on Cyclone Ockhi rescue ops
Author: 0 Will not lose hope: Sitharaman on Cyclone Ockhi rescue ops

Meanwhile, women members of the fisher folk community held a protest in Kanyakumari district demanding that authorities intensify rescue operations to trace those caught in the deep sea in the wake of cyclone Ockhi . "They normally come back before Christmas and only then it will be known how many escaped the fury of Ockhi and how many succumbed to it". "I appealed to them that the search operations with even warships are going on and will continue till the last of the missing fishermen is ...

Global Media Supreme Court Allows Enforcement Of Trump Travel Ban
Author: 0 Supreme Court Allows Enforcement Of Trump Travel Ban

The latest travel ban was issued in September. Both sets of challengers said the latest ban, like the earlier ones, discriminates against Muslims in violation of the US Constitution and is not permissible under immigration laws. Some of the language attorneys have used in support of exemptions for those travelers with bona fide relationships in the United States stems from the Supreme Court's own decision last June on the administration's second travel ban, the Washington Post reports.

Global Media Mueller: Manafort's Collaborator Has Ties To Russia's Intelligence Services
Author: 0 Mueller: Manafort's Collaborator Has Ties To Russia's Intelligence Services

Mueller's team said it learned last week that Manafort has been working with a Russian compatriot on a newspaper column that prosecutors say violates a gag order by U.S. That colleague was likely Konstantin Kilimnik , a Russian-Ukrainian citizen and longtime protege of Manafort who he had used as a liaison to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska during the campaign.

Global Media California state lawmaker accused of sexual harassment
Author: 0 California state lawmaker accused of sexual harassment

Lopez, who alleged that Dababneh had harassed other women as well, spoke to HuffPost after the press conference about the larger culture of sexual harassment ― and of silencing victims ― at the California Capitol. When I turned around I saw it was Matt Dababneh . "It was a terrifying experience", she wrote. "Before the ordeal ended, he told me not to tell anyone".

Global Media U.S. defence chief urges Pakistan to redouble efforts against militants
Author: 0 U.S. defence chief urges Pakistan to redouble efforts against militants

A statement from Abbasi's office said the prime minister talked about recent counterterrorism operations and said Pakistan "would continue to conduct intelligence based operations all over the country". "We have heard from Pakistan leaders that they do not support terrorism". 4 on his inaugural trip to Pakistan in this position. Mattis' statement reflects persistent USA assertions that Islamabad is still not doing enough to battle the Taliban and allied Haqqani network insurgents within ...

Global Media Oklahoma, Georgia headed to Rose Bowl for playoff semifinal
Author: 0 Oklahoma, Georgia headed to Rose Bowl for playoff semifinal

After Oklahoma opened with a field goal, TCU running back Kyle Hicks was stripped on the Frogs' first play from scrimmage, and Caleb Kelly scooped up the loose ball and returned it 18 yards for the score. "We are honored to represent our University and the Big Ten Conference in the tradition-laden Outback Bowl in Tampa", Harbaugh said in a statement.

Global Media Toys R United States eyes UK store closures
Author: 0 Toys R United States eyes UK store closures

Alvarez & Marsal is serving as restructuring advisor to Toys R Us UK and Kirkland & Ellis is serving as principal legal counsel to the company. The company has 105 shops in total, including its newer, smaller shops which the company says have been trading well.

Author: 0 ISS astronauts throw pizza party in zero gravity

Paolo Nespoli‏ , an Italian astronaut who's now orbiting our planet aboard the International Space Station , missed pizza so much that he boldly brought it up to his boss during a live streamed public event. Knowing full well that earthlings would be highly curious to see what space pizza looks like, Paolo's fellow Expedition 53 crew member, Randy Bresnik‏, uploaded a video to YouTube over the weekend giving us the lowdown.

Author: 0 Yemen's ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh in key dates

Saleh's political party, the General People's Congress, confirmed his death on its Facebook page, describing him as a "heroic leader". He sent a video purportedly showing Saleh's body being carried away by a group of armed men chanting, "God is Great".

Global Media Trump Says He Wants Orrin Hatch To Run For Re-Election
Author: 0 Trump Says He Wants Orrin Hatch To Run For Re-Election

According to Trump deputies, the president's relationship with Hatch began before Romney planned of being Utah's senator. Earlier Monday, Hatch traveled to Utah with the president on Air Force One and organized a tour of Welfare Square for Trump to meet with leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Global Media Winter weather forecast for parts of the Big Country this week
Author: 0 Winter weather forecast for parts of the Big Country this week

WHAT.Snow and blowing snow causing low visibilities and slippery roads making travel unsafe. The risky winter conditions will spread across northeastern Minnesota and the Twin Ports this evening. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Genesee and northern Erie counties from late Tuesday night through late Thursday night.

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