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Six things you should know about open enrollment Six things you should know about open enrollment
- December 13, 2017

Registering for health insurance can be stressful and hard, especially when it comes to enrolling in the health care marketplace, which is all online. Just make sure you or your parents pay the bills until then. Speaking of that, experts say you shouldn't let that happen without at least shopping the plans. (more...)
Baby girl seriously injured in stabbing in Toronto Baby girl seriously injured in stabbing in Toronto
- December 13, 2017

A woman initially fled the scene but was found by officers a short distance from the scene of the stabbings. She and the man have serious injuries. Another victim, a man, suffered injuries not believed to be life-threatening. David Knowles said at least part of the incident occurred in the lobby. "However you want to look at it, this is an officer's worst nightmare". Police are is seeking assistance locating a man wanted in a sexual assault investigation which took place Monday, November ... (more...)
Iraq Holds Military Parade to Celebrate Victory over Daesh Iraq Holds Military Parade to Celebrate Victory over Daesh
- December 13, 2017

Daesh is an Arabic acronym for IS. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced that Iraqi forces were in full control of the country's border with Syria . The jihadists' defeat is a massive turnaround for an organisation that in 2014 ruled over seven million people in a territory as big as Italy encompassing large parts of Syria and almost a third of Iraq. (more...)
Winter Olympics: Russian neutrals supported by country's Olympic Committee Winter Olympics: Russian neutrals supported by country's Olympic Committee
- December 13, 2017

The national hockey team attended the conference wearing shirts reading "Russia is in my heart", while other athletes turned up in blue uniforms designed for the Russian team to wear in Pyeongchang. "Patriotism and love for your country is in your heart, so no one can take it away from us". Separately, the parallel Oswald Commission - headed by another Swiss, the International Olympic Committee member Denis Oswald - was set up to examine Russian doping in Sochi in 2014 and has so far banned ... (more...)
At least five injured in Florida school bus crash At least five injured in Florida school bus crash
- December 13, 2017

The accident occurred on United States 27 at Lake Ridge Drive. A police report says the bus had stopped to allow students to board, and its lights were flashing when it was hit by the semi. (more...)
Shelton PD: Man Arrested After He Threw Passerby Off Bridge Shelton PD: Man Arrested After He Threw Passerby Off Bridge
- December 13, 2017

The victim fell about 45 feet off the Derby-Shelton Bridge into the ice-cold water and was rescued by first responders, police said. According to a prepared statement from police, Rottjer was having an argument on the bridge with Hannum, his girlfriend, about 12:50 a.m. (more...)
Turkey rallying Islamic nations against Trump's Jerusalem bombshell Turkey rallying Islamic nations against Trump's Jerusalem bombshell
- December 13, 2017

The Bangladesh president's comments came as, chairing the summit, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Muslim nations must press the world to recognise East Jerusalem as the capital of a Palestinian state. "America is only seeking to secure the maximum interests of the Zionists and it has no respect for the legitimate rights of Palestinians", Rouhani told the summit. (more...)
Rosenstein says there is no reason to justify firing Mueller Rosenstein says there is no reason to justify firing Mueller
- December 13, 2017

Stzrok was immediately removed from Mueller's team this past summer after the text messages were uncovered through an internal investigation at the Justice Department. Rosenstein spoke positively of Mueller's reputation and service, and told the congressman that he has not seen any sufficient reason to relieve Mueller as head of the special counsel. (more...)
Geneva is 'the place for solution', says Syrian opposition Geneva is 'the place for solution', says Syrian opposition
- December 13, 2017

The latest round of talks began on November 28 with meetings between de Mistura and the opposition. The Syrian opposition claims the government delegation to the Geneva peace talks is coming up with new conditions, making it hard to move forward. (more...)
'Kebab ban' legislature defeated in European Parliament 'Kebab ban' legislature defeated in European Parliament
- December 13, 2017

The Christian Democrat EPP group, which argued for keeping them, said afterwards: "We saved your kebab". That advantage for producers prompted the European Commission, the 28-nation EU's regulatory arm, to propose an end to the bloc's ban on phosphates in kebab meat. (more...)
Oscar Pistorius Bruised In Prison Fight ... Over Phone Oscar Pistorius Bruised In Prison Fight ... Over Phone
- December 13, 2017

The former Paralympic champion had an altercation with another inmate over a public telephone earlier this month. "If Oscar Pistorius is found to be at fault, he could lose his privileges and be re-classified if he is no longer considered "low risk". (more...)
Arctic chill is coming: Here's how cold it will get Arctic chill is coming: Here's how cold it will get
- December 13, 2017

Temperatures will continue to drop, and by Wednesday morning many of us in central North Carolina will have temperatures near 20. The first will be Wednesday morning, but only in Cape May County. The temperature will hold in the 20s south and 10s north. The total snow accumulations with this clipper system will be more than a half a foot of snow from northern Wisconsin through MI. (more...)
Indiana Pacers Reportedly Will Host 2021 NBA All-Star Game Indiana Pacers Reportedly Will Host 2021 NBA All-Star Game
- December 13, 2017

The Pacers did not provide any further details about what the announcement may entail. "Eric Holcomb, Mayor Joe Hogsett, Pacers President of Basketball Operations Kevin Pritchard and Pacers Sports and Entertainment President and COO Rick Fuson are scheduled to speak". (more...)
Gov. Dayton appoints Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to replace Franken in Senate Gov. Dayton appoints Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to replace Franken in Senate
- December 13, 2017

Al Franken's seat says she will also run in a special election next year to complete Franken's term. Smith said she'd decided this was the best way for her to serve Minnesota in this "extraordinary" time, adding, "I'm prepared to do this". (more...)
Omarosa Manigault Newman resigns from White House Omarosa Manigault Newman resigns from White House
- December 13, 2017

Manigault Newman's decision comes at the start of what's expected to be a round of departures heading into the new year. Newman is one of Trump's best-known African American supporters. In an interview a year ago, Omarosa said that Trump was exacting "the ultimate revenge to become the most powerful man in the universe". Her most visible moments during her time in Washington came in April, when she and members of her 39-person bridal party used the White House for a wedding photo shoot . (more...)
Pak submits reply to ICJ in Jadhav case Pak submits reply to ICJ in Jadhav case
- December 13, 2017

According to Geo TV, Pakistan said Jadhav was not an ordinary prisoner and Vienna Convention does not applies to him. While Pakistan claims that Jadhav was arrested by security forces from Balochistan province on March 3 past year after he reportedly entered from Iran, the Indian side maintains he was kidnapped from Iran where he developed business after retiring from the Navy. (more...)
Wind advisory issued for Massachusetts Wednesday Wind advisory issued for Massachusetts Wednesday
- December 13, 2017

The highest threat will be on days with strong winds. Tuesday: Sunny with a high near 52. Low temperatures are expected to last through Friday with a "relatively" warmer outlook for a high of 45 on Sunday and a low of 31. Friday night: Clear with a low around 40. Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. However, some pollutants there may be a moderate health concern for a very small number of people who are sensitive to air pollution. (more...)
Davis promises Tory MPs a vote on European Union withdrawal Davis promises Tory MPs a vote on European Union withdrawal
- December 13, 2017

The PM's lack of a majority leaves her vulnerable to any Commons revolt and with up to 20 Tory MPs set to side with Grieve, she could face a damaging blow to her authority. "We will put the final withdrawal agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union to a vote in both houses of parliament before it comes into force", May told parliament. (more...)
Saudi Arabia to reopen movie theaters after 35 years Saudi Arabia to reopen movie theaters after 35 years
- December 13, 2017

Saudi Arabia's Islamic clerical establishment and Saudis have typically frowned upon non-religious forms of entertainment such as cinema and music. "Opening cinemas will act as a catalyst for economic growth and diversification. The kingdom's cinemas were shuttered in 1982 after clerics persuaded the government to do so. "Saudi Arabia is always in the news, but it's nice to be in the news in this way", said Los Angeles-based Saudi director Haifaa Al Manour, who released the 1st full-length ... (more...)
Manatee County Men Charged In Shark Dragging Video incident Manatee County Men Charged In Shark Dragging Video incident
- December 13, 2017

All three men are facing two counts of aggravated animal cruelty, a third-degree felony. The three men involved were reportedly identified in July, but their names have only now been revealed to the public: Michael Wenzel, 21, Spencer Heintz, 23 and Robert Lee Benac, 28. (more...)

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