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by | December 22, 2017 | 01:55

Vice President Mike Pence after a Republican caucus luncheon in Washington on Tuesday. Trump's views of the 16-year-long Afghan conflict have shifted since he came to power. Top U.S. officials, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, met recently with Afghan leaders in hopes of stabilizing the country.

by | December 21, 2017 | 23:08

Former White House lawyer Stewart Baker of the Bush administration said that it was possible that Clinton had never even been asked about the Uranium One deal. Mueller's time of tenure creates a very likely untenable conflict of interest in his role as special counsel on the "Russian Collusion" investigation because Hillary Clinton is a subject in both of the Uranium One and the Russian Collusion investigations.

by | December 21, 2017 | 23:02

This December's national average price is $2.47 (Dec. 1-13), which is 28 cents more than last December. Christmas is just days away and 2017 is expected to have the highest ever year-end holiday travel volume. "We have family in Athens, Virginia and several places, but I don't see us getting to see them this year". In Wisconsin, 118,000 people will travel by air during the holiday period, a 4.2 percent increase or 5,000 more people than previous year.

by | December 21, 2017 | 22:29

The image, which shows two chequered bodies wrapped around each other with a chess board placed at the center, has left Grandmasters flummoxed and the world at large in splits. One of the criticisms is that the logo's chess board isn't correct, since it has squares in a pattern of 6x6 instead of 8x8, which doesn't accurately represent a chess board.

by | December 21, 2017 | 22:09

A resident, who asked to remain anonymous, said: 'The spikes are exclusively to protect the cars. The resident added that they can see why some people might see it as cruel but that there are were many more trees nearby for birds to nest in.

by | December 21, 2017 | 21:54

The modification to Cuba's election calendar means general elections choosing the National Assembly's 600 members will be moved to a date yet to be decided. Cuban First Vice President Miguel Díaz-Canel, 57, has been widely viewed as his successor as president. He also oversaw the reestablishment of diplomatic relations with the United States, a detente that was shaken by the election of Donald Trump as US president previous year.

by | December 21, 2017 | 21:31

Instead, the president in October declared a public health emergency; he has since devoted little additional resources to the problem. "We need to get a handle on it". "It's just really dramatically increased", Anderson says, noting the latest increase is "far and above greater than any of the one-year increases that we've seen to this point".

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:57

An unidentified South Korean intelligence official told Japan's Asahi newspaper that North Korea was conducting experiments with Anthrax-laden warheads to understand if the bacterium could survive the high temperatures during atmospheric re-entry.

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:39

It looks like New Zealanders are thrilled at playing the Secret Santa game with their Prime Minister, and Jacinda Ardern gives the best Christmas gifts ever. Over 3,600 people have taken part in the exchange, for which the budget for each present was set at 10 New Zealand dollars. "There are only four people who have one of these".

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:38

Twitter today is beefing up perhaps its most important consumer-facing security measure, two-factor authentication (2FA), with an update to fully support third-party apps. Enter your password and click Confirm. - Now select Set up next to Mobile security app . Read instructions and tap Start . If you're asked to verify your password, enter it and click Verify.

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:21

Garber said that Nashville was a " perfect place for MLS expansion " as the city itself was ascending as one of the nation's " most dynamic communities " filled with " energy and creativity ". The Metro Council approved $225 million in bond funding for the proposed soccer stadium. This announcement brings another league into Tennessee. July's friendly between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur attracted a record crowd for a football match in the state of Tennessee.

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:17

The intelligence community stresses the importance of the bill in locating and disrupting terrorist activities. But by mid-afternoon, the Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. This leaves a gap for a second provision, allowing the government to initiate a procedure to restart information collection "about" Americans, once the Congress is notified.

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:17

The grand reception is being held mainly for the friends and family members of Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli , who weren't able to bless the couple in their Tuscan wedding. Anushka's parents - Ashima and Ajay Sharma, and brother Karnesh will accompany other guests as well. While the Delhi reception will see politicians and Delhi-based cricketers on December 21, the Mumbai event - to be held on December 26 - will see a bevy of film stars and businessmen.

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:13

The deliveries are confirmed by monitors once they arrive at warehouses inside Syria. "We think it is important to gradually roll down this rudimentary scheme which has worked for Syria's division", he said. At the outset, the measure covered more territory in opposition-held hands, reaching almost 3 million Syrians in need but government forces, backed by Russia's intervention in 2015, have retaken large swaths.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:49

Inside were donated Christmas toys and blankets. "They're walking away with some good stuff to be able to give this Christmas", Stambaugh said. "What a blessing is to have such a responsive community", said Capt. "We are trying to give each child at least two toys if possible; and while we have helped 350 families already, we are fearful that we will not be able to do the same for everyone".

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:34

This election result in Gujarat is a "warning bell for those who believe in an autocratic rule", the Sena said in its editorial of Saamana. Referring to the Congress' defeat in Himachal Pradesh, where the BJP has come to power, he said, "The Congress just can not win (polls).

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:32

Bay St. around 3:30 a.m. when his foot slipped off the brake and the Jeep he was driving struck the auto ahead of him. "While speaking to Michael I noticed he had blood shot eyes, slurred speech, he stumbled while walking and smelled of alcohol.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:22

Then comes the holiday weekend with a rather unsettled forecast anticipated. Some of the models are suggesting the rain may try to mix with snow , but it's too early to put much confidence in that just yet.stay tuned! "That would be the most we'd see on Sunday , if it comes far enough south".

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:19

On Monday, the USA used its veto power to block a United Nations Security Council resolution that called on all states to refrain from establishing diplomatic missions in Jerusalem. "Let them vote against us; we'll save a lot". The UNGA is expected to issue a draft resolution on Jerusalem on Thursday titled "Illegal Israeli actions in Occupied East Jerusalem and the rest of the Occupied Palestinian Territory".

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:17

He told Sky News this morning: "Nazanin was yesterday visited by her lawyer and her lawyer said that on the database - a kind of electronic case management system that they have in the judiciary - it now marks her case as being eligible for release".

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:03

This could mean that a similar argument could be made to reclassify other services that are now deemed to be digital p2p platforms. The ruling establishes that it is a transport service and that "it is for the member states to regulate the conditions under which such services are to be provided in conformity with the general rules of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union".

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:01

SBC Abogados, the Barcelona taxi drivers" law firm, said the judgment could be "extrapolated to other businesses that keep trying to avoid legal responsibilities'. Prompted by legal complaints, some European Union countries have already forced Uber and similar ride-hailing services to operate under national transport regulations.

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:59

One of the proposals that are gaining a lot of traction is that of Sen. In 2016 Pornhub viewers alone watched more than 91 billion videos, and the website got an average of 44,000 visits per hour. But regulators, consumer advocates and internet companies were concerned about what broadband companies could do with their power as the pathway to the internet - blocking or slowing down apps that rival their own services, for example.

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:57

Uber's main rival in Asia is now valued at $50bn, according to Reuters, as it looks to invest in artificial intelligence and open services beyond China. Now, the company plans to continue its aggressive overseas expansion plans, as well as leverage forward technologies like artificial intelligence. "In China, the competition is very fierce ..." Didi has over 450 million users in its home market and 21 million registered drivers.

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:51

Two men and two women drowned, he said. "It was no longer safe for the rescuers, but they will continue tomorrow", Crisostomo said. Four body bags were also seen being laid out on the floor. Accidents involving boats sailing between the many islands of the Philippines are common. Although there have been no official confirmation regarding the number of fatalities onboard the Mercraft 3 , some local radio stations reported at least three people onboard the vessel were confirmed dead.