• Senators Demand Answers on
Senators Demand Answers on "Banned Words" at CDC

Second, these three terms to avoid apparently came up in the course of a meeting among career officials at the CDC late last week about preparing next year's congressional-justification documents. "We will continue to talk about all our important public health programs", Fitzgerald tweeted . And the Trump administration has been systematically e...

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  • Sheriff: Dogs who mauled owner to death euthanized
Sheriff: Dogs who mauled owner to death euthanized

Despite insistence from friends that Bethany Lynn Stephens was not killed by her dogs, police are certain there was no foul play involved in her death. Bethany's friends told WRIC that she had been getting death threats, and that they didn't believe the dogs alone were responsible for her death. The sheriff explained the two dogs - Tonka and ...

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  • Neil Gorsuch Is in the Neil Gorsuch Business
Neil Gorsuch Is in the Neil Gorsuch Business

An aide told The Post that the president expressed fears Gorsuch would not be "loyal" to him and suggested he was considering rescinding his Supreme Court nomination, adding that there were other judges who would be interested in the position.

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  • Senate Intelligence Committee Investigates Jill Stein for Potential Russian Collusion
Senate Intelligence Committee Investigates Jill Stein for Potential Russian Collusion

Ms. Stein attended a dinner in 2015 at which Russian President Vladimir Putin and former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn were also present, the presumed point of the committee's interest. The request to Stein is more evidence that the Senate panel will still have much work to do in 2018. The only other United States network to host thir...

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  • Patchy fog expected through Monday morning, showers forecast for Tuesday
Patchy fog expected through Monday morning, showers forecast for Tuesday

Dense Fog Advisory for all East Mississippi Counties and Choctaw and Clarke Counties in Alabama until 8am Tuesday. More rain is forecast to affect the region Tuesday afternoon and evening. Monday's temperatures are expected to range from the high 50s to low 60s before falling to overnight lows in the 40s. The question is at this far out, it is h...

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  • U.S. presses Pakistan for 'decisive action against militants on its soil'
U.S. presses Pakistan for 'decisive action against militants on its soil'

He accused the USA of conspiring against the multi-billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) with India, The Express Tribune reported. "India was given clear preference over Pakistan by the US", Janjua said, even though India "continuously threatens" conventional war with Pakistan, Dawn quoted the NSA as saying.

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  • Track Palin, son of Sarah Palin, charged with assaulting father
Track Palin, son of Sarah Palin, charged with assaulting father

That incident, in which police told NBC he was "uncooperative" and "belligerent", later led to Palin facing charges of assault in the fourth degree, misconduct involving weapons in the fourth degree, and interfering with a domestic violence report.

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  • Lower Gas Prices For Holiday Travelers
Lower Gas Prices For Holiday Travelers

Florida's average price of $2.37 was 4 cents less than a week ago. " AAA forecasts a record-setting 97.4 million Americans will take a road trip during the final 10 days of the year". Petersburg-Clearwater markets had the least expensive gas in Florida with an average of $2.30 per gallon followed by Orlando with an average of $2.31 per gallon.

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  • Turnbull reshuffle: Barnaby Joyce dumps talented colleague Darren Chester
Turnbull reshuffle: Barnaby Joyce dumps talented colleague Darren Chester

In his address, Prime Minister Turnbull thanked Senator Brandis for his "17 years of distinguished service to the Senate", and said he would be recommending him as the UK High Commissioner. "Mathias' expanded portfolio is testament to his outstanding performance as Cabinet Minister", Mr Turnbull said. Last month, Turnbull's ruling Liberal-Nationa...

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  • UNSC resolution on Jerusalem vetoed by US
UNSC resolution on Jerusalem vetoed by US

What was the wording of the draft resolution? Palestinian Ambassador Riyad Mansour told reporters after meeting with the General Assembly president that he expects a vote this week. USA recognition of Jerusalem a "bomb" in the Mideast according to Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. It is the first time in the UNSC in more than six year...

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  • Deaths feared as train derails on highway bridge in Washington state
Deaths feared as train derails on highway bridge in Washington state

Seventy-seven people were transported to hospitals in Pierce and Thurston counties, the Tacoma-based healthcare network CHI Franciscan Health said, including four " level red " patients with the most severe injuries. "I'm not sure what happened at this juncture". "We climbed underneath the train as best we could, and there was people, like, with ...

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  • Pence delays Middle East trip for
Pence delays Middle East trip for "tax bill vote"

Instead, the trip will be rescheduled for the week of January 14, officials told reporters. Palestinian officials have pressured local church leaders to reject Pence's visit and follow the example of the Egyptian Coptic Church whose pope has refused to meet the United States vice president due to the decision.

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  • Thomas Fire now third-most destructive in state history
Thomas Fire now third-most destructive in state history

Cooler temperatures, higher humidity and a shift in the winds would make for more favorable conditions, a news report said . The Thomas fire has already cost the state $74 million to fight, burned more than 1,000 buildings and over 750 homes, according to authorities.

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  • Three Dead After Plane Heading to Frederick, Md., Crashes
Three Dead After Plane Heading to Frederick, Md., Crashes

A dog is the only survivor of a plane crash that killed three people and another canine in southern Indiana Saturday night. Three people and a dog were found dead among the plane's debris, police said. Firefighters extinguished the fire. Wheeles added it was not yet clear what caused the crash. The Indiana State Police are investigating the w...

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  • DOJ Alleges Bitcoin Involved in Attempted ISIS Funding
DOJ Alleges Bitcoin Involved in Attempted ISIS Funding

In court papers, prosecutors said the investigation revealed that "during the time she was committing bank fraud and moving money overseas, the defendant accessed ISIS propaganda, violent jihad-related websites and message boards, and social media and messaging pages of known ISIS recruiters, facilitators and financiers".

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  • Multiple injured after ski lift malfunctions in Tussey Mountain resort
Multiple injured after ski lift malfunctions in Tussey Mountain resort

A child is evacuated from another seat after the chairlift was brought to a stop. The extent of their injuries were not immediately known, but authorities said they were all minor in nature. So is another employee. To evacuate people from the lift, ski patrol throws a rope up over the cable and put a loop around the person to lower them down, s...

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  • GOP releases its final tax plan - here's what's in it
GOP releases its final tax plan - here's what's in it

Closing in on the first major legislative achievement of his term, President Donald Trump on Saturday defended the Republican tax cut as a good deal for the middle class while boldly suggesting it could lead to explosive economic growth. The threshold rises to 10 percent beginning in 2020. But a handful of little-known "Social Security secrets" cou...

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  • SAIL supplies around 70% steel for Mizoram's biggest Project
SAIL supplies around 70% steel for Mizoram's biggest Project

Ahead of the Mizoram and Meghalaya Assembly elections in 2018, PM Modi inaugurated a slew of development projects in the two northeastern states and also addressed public rallies. I have fond memories of my visit to this state a year ago. "We are committed to bring all the State Capitals of North East Region on the Rail map". Addressing a publi...

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  • Russian Federation and Egypt to resume direct flights after two-year break
Russian Federation and Egypt to resume direct flights after two-year break

Following the downing of a Russian passenger plane in Sinai in October 2015 - which killed all 224 people on board and was claimed as a terrorist attack by an IS-affiliated group - Russia suspended flights to the country. The Russian decision was a blow to Egypt's tourism industry, which has already been suffering since 2011 due to political turmoi...

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  • Putin praises Trump, rejects United States 'spymania'
Putin praises Trump, rejects United States 'spymania'

Trump told reporters Friday that his call with Putin was " great " and that Putin had "said very nice things about what I've done for this country in terms of the economy". It then added that, "the two presidents also discussed working together to resolve the very risky situation in North Korea ". Putin stressed that the accusations hurled aga...

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