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Moscow subway bus crash kills four people

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Footage shows people scattering as the bus ran down wide steps before being brought to a halt by the tunnel's roof. Police immediately ruled out a possibility of it being an attack, saying that they suspect a mechanical fault or that the driver lost control of the vehicle. Read More »

Long Island Iced Tea Corp changes name to Long Blockchain

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On Thursday, the company officially became a different company, changing its name to Long Blockchain Corp. The stock market loved the announcement. Shares jumped more than 200 percent to $7.66 in morning trading. One small financial technology company saw its value skyrocket after it announced a blockchain-related acquisition. The effect on the company's stock price was nearly instantaneous. Read More »

Deputy FBI Director Testifies

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CNN, CBS and The Washington Post all reported that the 49-year-old McCabe plans to retire, possibly in March, when he will be eligible for full pension benefits. Republicans charge that an anti-Trump bias exists in the bureau's ranks, citing the campaign donations to McCabe's wife and, more recently, the release of hundreds of text messages between FBI counterintelligence agent Peter Strzok and FBI lawyer Lisa Page. Read More »

President commutes sentence of former slaughterhouse executive

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Rubashkin's case and the severity of his sentence", the White House statement read. Rubashkin, of Postville, ran the Iowa headquarters of the country's largest kosher meat-processing company. The Daily News reported Rubashkin was first arrested in 2008 , after the Department of Justice and Immigration and Customs enforcement raided the Iowa plant and arrested nearly 400 undocumented immigrants. Read More »

Raul Castro To Step Down in April 2018

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The announcement was made Thursday by the Cuban State Press. Under the revised timeline, the National Assembly's current term will end April 19, instead of February 24. "I do not see a scope in his thought or in his expression", Antonio Rodiles said in a recent interview. This is the first time since the late Fidel Castro reintroduced a limited election in 1976, that the government chose to change the dates of the elections. Read More »

Canadian PM breaks ethics rules, ethics commissioner says

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Trudeau and his family stayed at the Aga Khan's home on Bell Island in the Bahamas from December 26, 2016 to January 4. The commissioner also found that Mr Trudeau broke the rules when he did not recuse himself from discussions of matters that could "further private interests associated with institutions of the Aga Khan". Read More »

Mourinho: Bristol City a bit 'lucky'

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The Championship side will now face runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City over two legs, but having also seen his team eliminate Watford, Stoke and Crystal Palace, Johnson can not wait. Revenge was 108 years in the making for Bristol City, which lost to United in its only major final in the 1909 FA Cup. "I have had good and bad times against them", he said, in quotes reported by the Evening Standard. Read More »

Virginia House Dems to vote on would-be speaker

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But if no agreement can be reached, prolonged chaos could ensue. Election officials in Newport News said Tuesday that Shelly Simonds beat incumbent Republican Del. Then this morning, the Republican wrote to the recount court saying he had made the wrong decision and the vote should count for Yancey. A recount is set begin for a Virginia House of Delegates race that could alter the power dynamic in Richmond. Read More »

Franken to leave Senate Jan. 2; Smith takes over Jan. 3

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At the time, he only said he would leave the Senate "in coming weeks". And go through this complete process of an extensive ethics review, and whatever the outcome is I will live with it. "I have stood for due process throughout my years as a prosecutor and in chairing the Judiciary Committee". Since the announcement, which was immediately followed by Minnesota Gov. Read More »

European Union banks in the United Kingdom will operate 'as normal' after Brexit

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Prime Minister Theresa May has said Brexit will mean leaving the EU's single market, raising questions about how British firms will do business in the bloc and European ones in Britain. May suffered a humiliating defeat by pro-European members of her own Conservative party last week, when MPs voted to amend the bill to ensure parliament has the final say on any divorce deal with Brussels . Read More »

Neil Gorsuch Is in the Neil Gorsuch Business

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Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), telling the senator he found Trump's repeated attacks on the federal judiciary "disheartening" and "demoralizing ". Gorsuch, right, smiles following a swearing in ceremony with President Trump . The White House pushed back against The Post's report . That should have been enough of a clue that this was all part of a political strategy, and according to the Post , advisers told Trump that Gorsuch needed to demonstrate his independence from the president to ... Read More »

Lebanese govt, parties condemn US Jerusalem veto

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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will travel to the US on December 20 to attend the voting on a draft resolution rejecting the USA decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital at the United Nations, private broadcaster CNN Türk has reported . Read More »

Twitter Suspends Britain First Leaders Who President Trump Retweeted

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Soon after announcing its implementation of revised rules on hate speech, Twitter has suspended the accounts of two leaders of a British far-right group, media reported. Hateful imagery will now be considered sensitive media under our media policy . Even though Trump has apparently violated Twitter's abuse policy on numerous occassions , his status as a "government entity" gives him a pass. Read More »

Pinpoint Weather: Despite the warm-up, white Christmas still possible

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And during the upcoming battle between warm and cold, the days leading up to and including Christmas look potentially unsettled with some rain likely, and some wintry weather possible. This forecast will likely require changes, perhaps a few times, by the weekend. The powerful El Nino two years ago contributed those 70-degree readings just before Christmas, and there was virtually no snow cover in all of New England. Read More »

India's Congress party asks Communists for support

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Ponguleti Sudhakar Reddy, MLC, said that the country needs the leadership of a young and dynamic leader like Rahul Gandhi to guide the country for the next generation. "Our country, whose philosophy and history is born out of love and compassion, is tarnished by such horror and no amount of hugs can fix the damage done to this great country of ours", said Gandhi. Read More »

Real Madrid favourites as key players return from injury

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Over the past week, Ronaldo has won the Club World Cup and been awarded the 2017 Ballon d'Or. Bale scored the victor as defending champions Real beat Al Jazira 2-1 in Wednesday's semi-final. Previously, Internacional beat Barcelona 1-0 in 2006, but the Catalans got their own back five years later, resoundingly defeating Santos 4-0. Real Madrid will now turn their focus back to domestic matters where things haven't been going so well. Read More »

The Office: a revival is being considered

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Citing sources, the website said the new show would feature a combination of returning cast members and newcomers. It's always, "Maybe someday, but not now". It won't be a remake or a reboot and will instead continue the lives of the hapless workforce at the offices of Dunder Mifflin's branch in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Read More »

Two security guards killed as Daesh attack intelligence training centre in Kabul

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The group is not as large or well-entrenched as the Taliban, but has carried out a number of deadly attacks, mainly targeting minority Shiites and security forces. ISIL claimed two of its fighters were involved, but reports said at least five fighters launched an attack at around 10am local time. Another government official said the attack was near the intelligence agency training center. Read More »

Bears vs. Lions Live Stream

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Matthew Stafford connected with TJ Jones to help Detroit establish a 13-0 lead. Facing 3rd-and-18 after a holding call and blown-up screen pass, Stafford sliced through a pair of pass rushers and rolled out to his right, heaving a prayer to Jones. Read More »

Let it snow, but what about Christmas Day?

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Expected cool temperatures and above-average precipitation in Missouri and IL mean there is a higher chance of snow on the ground for the holiday, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Jayson Gosselin. Murray said Saturday afternoon will offer the region's first chance at snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Sunday night. a chance of rain and snow showers after 1 a.m. Read More »

Hope Winter Session of Parliament is productive: PM Modi

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Kharge was reacting to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal for positive and innovative arguments in the House. "However, our Winter Session is getting started". "Democracy will surely strengthen", PM Modi had said while addressing the media inside Parliament's premises. The PM Modi said on Thursday that he welcomed discussion on "all issues" that the opposition wanted to raise in the session and also called for constructive discussion on government business. Read More »

Community reacts to deaths of Toronto billionaires

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Toronto Police said on Twitter that "two people (were) found deceased in a home" in the Bayview Avenue and Old Colony Road area, after officers responded to a medical call around noon on Friday. "I am beyond words right now". Apotex is a generic drug maker. A judge dismissed the suit in September of this year, calling the claims "beyond fanciful", but the plaintiffs said they would appeal the decision. Read More »

Federal Reserve Raises Rates, Gives Sunny Economic Forecast for 2018

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It also raised the interest rate on the one-year medium-term lending facility (MLF) by 5 basis points to 3.25%. The decision by the Fed to hike rates by 25 basis points to a range of 1.25 to 1.5 per cent came as the central bank said it expects faster economic growth and lower unemployment in the U.S. Read More »

UAE, Saudi welcome United Nations report on Iran

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A Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels in Yemen imposed a blockade of Yemen's air and sea ports and borders after the missile was sacked at Riyadh, citing concerns that weapons were being smuggled into Yemen. "Today's revelations proved yet again that Iran's risky presence in the Middle East is only growing despite their attempts to deceive the world", Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon said in a statement. Read More »