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How do you feel about the FCC decision on net neutrality? How do you feel about the FCC decision on net neutrality?
- December 20, 2017

It can be expected they'll follow up with net neutrality laws as well. "With that now gone, we're anxious about what Australian operators will see as an opportunity to change that", he said . What they will soon have is every incentive to do their own thing. They'll be joined by public interest groups , including the National Hispanic Media Coalition and Free Press. (more...)
Key parts of plane recovered after fatal crash in SE Indiana Key parts of plane recovered after fatal crash in SE Indiana
- December 20, 2017

As a result of the crash, three people and one dog were found dead at the scene. Firefighters were able to put those flames out. The dog was taken to the veterinarian and treated for its injuries. Autopsies will be performed on all three crash victims December 18. Investigators are still working to confirm the identity of the people on the aircraft before releasing names. (more...)
Devos booed at UB graduation, some turn their back Devos booed at UB graduation, some turn their back
- December 20, 2017

DeVos celebrated this point during her remarks, saying the country "must admit that a one-size-fits-all approach to education, at any stage, will not work". One faculty member joined the demonstration from on stage. While some of my colleagues chose not to attend commencement out of protest of Secretary DeVos' policies, I attended the ceremony, despite my misgivings, because graduation is the most important thing that we do as college professors. (more...)
Storms, heavy rain possible next few days Storms, heavy rain possible next few days
- December 20, 2017

New snow accumulation of less than one inch. A gusty breeze out of the west will be around much of Wednesday and with temperatures only getting into the upper 30s, it will feel colder for sure. Temperatures may only be in the mid to low 50s by the afternoon. Ryan said Tuesday is expected to be partly cloudy with a high of 34. Dew point temperatures are near or at the air temperature in most spots, so be sure to leave some extra time before heading out to work if you see some dense fog. (more...)
Billboards, buses and camels show love for Trump in Jerusalem Billboards, buses and camels show love for Trump in Jerusalem
- December 20, 2017

The White House press secretary, Sarah Sanders, said discussions with London about the visit were continuing. The open rift over Jerusalem followed a sharp exchange between May and Trump after the president retweeted Islamophobic videos circulated by the extreme-right Britain First group, which was banned from Twitter this week. (more...)
US Blames North Korea For 'Wannacry' Cyber Attack US Blames North Korea For 'Wannacry' Cyber Attack
- December 20, 2017

Pyongyang had always been suspected of being behind the " WannaCry " attack, which hit entities including the USA -based shipping company FedEx, Spanish telecommunications firm Telefonica, and Britain's National Health Service, which forced hospitals to cancel surgeries and divert ambulances to other facilities. (more...)
Pope's visit to Dublin to cost about €20m - Martin
- December 20, 2017

Details of Pope Francis visit to Ireland next year, which many Scottish Catholics are expected to attend, were confirmed this week with the visit which takes place between August 21 and 26. He thought that the Pope would be very interested in the work of Brother Kevin in the Capuchin Day Centre for Homeless people. "We had over one million in the Phoenix Park [for Pope John Paul II]", he said. (more...)
Six of nine Quetta church attack victims laid to rest Six of nine Quetta church attack victims laid to rest
- December 20, 2017

Sarfraz Bugti, the provincial home minister, said the death toll could have been higher had the attacker managed to reach the main hall of the church, which is on one of the busiest roads in the city and near several important public buildings. (more...)
Bali drug bust: Australian man faces death penalty Bali drug bust: Australian man faces death penalty
- December 20, 2017

Australian man Isaac Emmanuel Roberts was arrested at Ngurah Rai International Airport Bali after he arrived on a Thai Airways flight from Bangkok. In vision posted online, the man can be seen wearing an orange prison uniform with a black balaclava over his head. (more...)
Trump Unveils Security Strategy, Vows to Take Care of N. Korea Threat Trump Unveils Security Strategy, Vows to Take Care of N. Korea Threat
- December 20, 2017

Trump didn't elaborate on what that would entail, but in past comments has repeatedly lambasted calls for diplomacy with North Korea , while threatening to "totally destroy" the country militarily. "On the surface, waves are rolling, but beneath it, there are undercurrents that are consistent", he said of Washington's policy toward North Korea. (more...)
Saudi prince buys 'world's most expensive home' Saudi prince buys 'world's most expensive home'
- December 20, 2017

The grand entrance to Chateau Louis XIV. Meanwhile, the ownership of the chateau was reportedly concealed by shell companies in France and Luxembourg. Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran's elite fighting Quds Force, warning him that the United States would hold Tehran accountable for any attacks it conducted on American interests in Iraq. (more...)
A single vote may have changed control of Virginia's state House A single vote may have changed control of Virginia's state House
- December 20, 2017

Republican incumbent David Yancey won in November by 10 votes against Democrat Shelly Simonds. Prior to the recount, Yancey had led by 10 votes. A Simonds victory would split party control at 50-50. "With this critical win, Virginia Democrats will add another brick in our expanding blue wall as the DLCC and state Democrats fight back against detrimental policies peddled by the Trump administration and state Republicans", Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica ... (more...)
McCain to miss Senate vote on Republican tax bill McCain to miss Senate vote on Republican tax bill
- December 20, 2017

After his summer surgery, McCain rebounded quickly, returning to Washington and entering the Senate on July 25 to a standing ovation from his colleagues. He has been undergoing treatment since. He will likely miss the tax vote this week. No Democrats or independents support the legislation, although it is expected to comfortably pass the House of Representatives. (more...)
Sarah Palin Calls Cops Over Violent Meltdown From Son! Sarah Palin Calls Cops Over Violent Meltdown From Son!
- December 20, 2017

Sarah Palin , called police officers "peasants" and "moved around in a odd manner" before he was arrested for allegedly breaking into his parents' house and assaulting his father , according to a police affidavit. The woman would not give her name or title. The 28-year-old was arrested on three charges, including assault. Court records do not list a defense attorney of record in the case. (more...)
How Did Alaska Air Perform Operationally In November?
- December 20, 2017

The stock decreased 1.03% or $0.76 during the last trading session, reaching $72.8. Comparatively, HA's free cash flow per share was -2.92. The top 5 institutional holders, in ascending order, are as follows: VANGUARD GROUP INC with 11.96 million shares, PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/ with 11.07 million shares, BLACKROCK INC. (more...)
NM attorney general joins call for Congress to pass clean Dream Act NM attorney general joins call for Congress to pass clean Dream Act
- December 20, 2017

In 1996, at just 6 years old, Dhalla moved to San Antonio, Texas with her parents; now, 21 years later, she is a college graduate, a small business owner and an undocumented immigrant who currently lives in fear of being deported. The so-called #Dream7 are vowing to continue their hunger strike until Schumer and GOP Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-Fla.) win enough votes in the Senate and the House to delay a vote on the spending bill and force a vote on a new DREAM Act on December 22 . (more...)
Views sought on sex education content Views sought on sex education content
- December 20, 2017

United Kingdom education secretary Justine Greening had earlier announced that sex and relationships education would be made compulsory in all schools in England and all primary and secondary schools must teach children about same-sex relationships and be "sensitive" to transgender issues. (more...)
Man gunned down in Times Square Man gunned down in Times Square
- December 20, 2017

New York police report the 33-year-old man was shot in the head, according to CBS New York . It's believed the victim was partying at the bar before the shooting. A witness told Fox 5 News that she saw a woman holding the victim after the shooting. Police said the suspect, who was wearing a black skull cap and black jacket, fled the scene on foot, according to the New York Daily News . (more...)
Tillerson, Trudeau to discuss meeting on North Korea Tillerson, Trudeau to discuss meeting on North Korea
- December 20, 2017

Now, word persists that Trump will soon dump Tillerson, with more rumors resurfacing last month after the New York Times reported he could be replaced (paywall) by CIA Director Mike Pompeo. Then, he and the French foreign minister left the room. Mr. Tillerson's visit comes amid an apparent rift between him and President Donald Trump on the USA approach to North Korea, and weeks after reports that the White House has a plan to force the top diplomat out. (more...)
SoCal Parents Accused Of Trying To Sell Kids For Drugs SoCal Parents Accused Of Trying To Sell Kids For Drugs
- December 20, 2017

The Los Angeles Police Department responded to the call at a residential area in Lancaster, off of 100 block of Avenue J-8. Calogero and Nilson were attempting to give or sell their two sons in exchange for money and drugs, police said. (more...)

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