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"Fuck Trump" Bumper Sticker Breaks Law, Says Republican Sheriff

Karen Fonseca told the Houston Chronicle that her husband owns the truck, which has been pulled over by officers who could not find a reason to write a ticket. The Texas chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union offered to help Fonseca - and provided Nehls with a "Constitutional Law 101" lesson: "You can't ban speech just because it has [expletive] in it". [Full Article...]

UNSC to vote on Syria chem gas attacks probe

UNSC to vote on Syria chem gas attacks probe At the heart of the dispute is the demand by Russia, Syria's most important ally, for changes in the way the JIM operates. The statement comes as a joint global inquiry by the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons is set to expire Thursday. [Full Article...]

Corruption Trial Against Sen. Bob Menendez Ends In Mistrial

Corruption Trial Against Sen. Bob Menendez Ends In Mistrial On Thursday, the jury said that after reviewing all the counts and evidence it was still unable to reach a unanimous verdict on any of the 18 counts. Judge William Walls declared the mistrial Thursday. Before attending the hearing, Menendez tried to portray himself as a fighter, claiming, "I've committed my entire adult life, since I was 19, fighting for the people of New Jersey". [Full Article...]

Saudis Will Open Aid Deliveries to Some 'Loyal' Yemen Ports

Saudis Will Open Aid Deliveries to Some 'Loyal' Yemen Ports Hedile noted the first flight carrying 218 passengers took off today. On Monday, Saudi Arabia's state-run media agency celebrated its delivery of food baskets to needy families and, as The Guardian reports , announced it would allow shipments of aid through several ports held by the Yemeni government. [Full Article...]

Capitol Hill reacts to the Al Franken allegations

Capitol Hill reacts to the Al Franken allegations A fellow performer on Franken's 2006 USO tour to entertain service members overseas accused Franken on Thursday of forcibly kissing her during a skit rehearsal. The Playboy article was titled "Porn-O-Rama!" and in it Franken discusses creating an Institute for Pornographic Studies where he performed sex acts with humans and robots. [Full Article...]

PM Modi, Australia PM Turnbull hold bilateral meeting — ASEAN Summit

PM Modi, Australia PM Turnbull hold bilateral meeting — ASEAN Summit He praised India as a sovereign democracy with a population of over 1 billion as well as the largest democracy in the world. We recognize the positive contributions that ASEAN and the European Union, as two of the world's most advanced and successful regional organizations, have made to peace, security, stability, inclusive growth and sustainable development of Southeast Asia, Europe and the wor... [Full Article...]

National Weather Service outlines changes to winter weather alert system

National Weather Service outlines changes to winter weather alert system Rain and locally breezy winds will increase over Northern California on Wednesday. The heaviest rain will fall in the Sierra Nevada. As the front moves through it will bring snow and strong winds. Possible whiteout conditions and extremely hard travel conditions are expected over the Sierra passes from Wednesday through Thursday. There will be possible damage to trees and power lines, and local ro... [Full Article...]

Sean Hannity gives Roy Moore 24 hours to explain 'inconsistencies'

Sean Hannity gives Roy Moore 24 hours to explain 'inconsistencies' Moore spoke Tuesday night at a church revival in rural Alabama. Jeff Sessions as attorney general. National Republican leaders have begun to retreat from Moore and consider all options to prevent the Senate seat from going to Democratic nominee Doug Jones , a former federal prosecutor. [Full Article...]

Trump slammed after tweeting condolences for the wrong USA mass shooting

Trump slammed after tweeting condolences for the wrong USA mass shooting The tweet closely mirrored one he sent on November 5 for the victims of the Sutherland Springs shooting. President Donald Trump faced criticism after he appeared to have copied a tweet shared after a mass shooting earlier this month at a Texas church in the wake of an attack Tuesday that left five people dead and 10 injured in Northern California. [Full Article...]

Israel signals free hand in Syria as US, Russia expand truce

Israel signals free hand in Syria as US, Russia expand truce Prosecutors involved with the bribery and money laundering case are now working out the details to an indictment for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a wealthy businessman whose collaborators have been tied to the notorious Panama Papers that reveal how the rich hide assets from tax collectors, cited by Haaretz . [Full Article...]

Russian Federation says USA providing cover for Islamic State in Syria

Russian Federation says USA providing cover for Islamic State in Syria The ministry said US-led coalition planes instead tried to impede Russian Aerospace Forces operations in the area. Russia said the Americans actively interfered with Russian airstrikes, to provide cover for the Isis fighters. A cached version of the original statement can still be viewed online. The military stood by its allegations saying "the refusal of United States command to inflict str... [Full Article...]

At least four killed in California school shooting

The AP reported that the shooter was killed by law enforcement after wounding some students at the school. The Redding Record Searchlight said among the wounded was a six-year-old who suffered two gunshot wounds and another child shot in the leg. [Full Article...]

Mugabe's house, ZBC reportedly sealed off by army

Mugabe's house, ZBC reportedly sealed off by army While it is still unclear who ordered the military movement, it is an apparent step to put pressure on President Mugabe. "The said statement by General Constantino Chiwenga which was not signed, and which did not represent the rest of the Command Element, suggests treasonous conduct on his part as this was meant to incite insurrection and violent challenge to the Constitutional Order", Moyo sa... [Full Article...]

Increasing pressure on authorities over Manus Island humanitarian crisis

Increasing pressure on authorities over Manus Island humanitarian crisis The power and water have been turned off but hundreds of men remain barricaded inside. Activists chain themselves to the gates of the Australian high commission in Wellington to protest against the treatment of Manus Island refugees and asylum-seekers. [Full Article...]

Number of Reported Hate Crimes Surges in New Hampshire

Number of Reported Hate Crimes Surges in New Hampshire And Jews were targeted in more than half the 1,538 crimes that were motivated by religion - in the Bay Area, one of the most high-profile attacks was a swastika painted on Temple Sinai in Oakland on Rosh Hashanah, one of the holiest Jewish days of the year. [Full Article...]

Two Stabbed During Theft From Macy's Dressing Room At Mall of America

Two Stabbed During Theft From Macy's Dressing Room At Mall of America The stabbing at Macy's in the Mall of America Sunday night was an isolated incident and the mall is committed to the safety of its customers, said officials with the Mall of America in a statement Monday. "My daughter could see people lying on the ground who had been stabbed", Kim Schwieters, who was waiting to see St. Nick with her three children, said . [Full Article...]

Massive college party in Texas causes floor of apartment to collapse

Massive college party in Texas causes floor of apartment to collapse Until the building and its sprinkler system are repaired, the utilities will remain shut off, Denton Fire Department Battalion Chief Brian Glenn said. "We haven't even lived here three months, and everything we have is gone and destroyed". The fire department says it will be up to the city to determine if there were any code violations. [Full Article...]

Brrrr! Arctic blast brings record-breaking temps to NJ

Brrrr! Arctic blast brings record-breaking temps to NJ So, bundle up New Jerseyans because the Arctic air bearing down Saturday morning is challenging decades-old record lows as chilly winds cut across the state. "It's going to be cold again tomorrow". The weather is expected to only reach highs in the 30s Saturday. By midnight, expect temperatures to drop below freezing. [Full Article...]

Toomey: Roy Moore should step aside over sex allegations

Toomey: Roy Moore should step aside over sex allegations Moore faces Democrat Doug Jones, 63, a former US attorney, in a special election on December 12 to fill the Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions, now the USA attorney general. Over the weekend, more Republicans distanced themselves from Moore. The Republican tweeted his decision Friday, joining Utah Sen. The White House says Trump believes Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore "will do the rig... [Full Article...]

Magnitude 7.2 Quake Hits Iraq

Magnitude 7.2 Quake Hits Iraq Following initial reports of Sunday's devastating. quake, Kurdistan Regional Government Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani tweeted, "A real natural disaster has just added to the political, security, humanitarian and economic earthquakes to have hit Kurdistan & Iraq". [Full Article...]


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