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Rosie O'Donnell Offers Senators Cash To Reject Tax Bill

Rosie O'Donnell Offers Senators Cash To Reject Tax Bill In a post, former " View " co-host said she would "give 2 million dollars to senator susan collins and 2 million to senator jeff flake .if they vote NO", against President Trump's tax bill. Those directly targeted by O'Donnell included GOP Sens. The outspoken liberal used the rationale that "they have been paid obviously", implicitly charging that some "yes" votes on the bill are a result o... [Full Article...]

Watchdog finds Trudeau broke ethics rules, says he's 'sorry'

Watchdog finds Trudeau broke ethics rules, says he's 'sorry' Trudeau, as Prime Minister, accepted the gifts of hospitality from the Aga Khan and the use of his private island in March and December 2016, there were ongoing official dealings with the Aga Khan, and the Aga Khan Foundation Canada was registered to lobby his office". [Full Article...]

Teenager Accidentally Kills Her Boyfriend on Youtube

Teenager Accidentally Kills Her Boyfriend on Youtube At the time of the shooting, the couple was in the early stages of trying to grow an audience via their Youtube channel , which featured family videos and mild-mannered "stunts", such as eating spicy peppers and riding rollercoasters. She said they expected the bullet to embed harmlessly in the volume. The channel, which remains active although no new videos have been posted since June, has almos... [Full Article...]

Sterling hits two-week low as traders focus on Brexit talks

Sterling hits two-week low as traders focus on Brexit talks The Bank of England is reportedly set to unveil plans to allow European banks in Britain to continue to operate as normal after Brexit. "The transition period is useful and will enable the public administration in Britain to prepare themselves for the kind of challenges they will have to face", Barnier said at a press conference in Brussels while presenting the EU's formal position on the transi... [Full Article...]

Pennsylvania Moves Past Illinois To No. 5 In Census Estimate

Pennsylvania Moves Past Illinois To No. 5 In Census Estimate Overall payroll employment during the period shrunk by 3,600 people, or 1.3 percent, which was the worst in the nation. If trends continue, the state could find itself in a downward spiral, Harger says, though he doesn't believe IL has reached that point yet. [Full Article...]

Parents Triggered over Ivanka Trump School Visit, One Pulls Kid from School

Parents Triggered over Ivanka Trump School Visit, One Pulls Kid from School Though the visit was kept quiet for security reasons, some parents felt that they should have had the option of pulling their children out of school for the day. Some parents pulled their children from class on when they found out about the December 18 visit, reports the Daily Mail . An alumni of the academy, Monica Mercuri , also expressed her disapproval. [Full Article...]

Jack Latvala resigns from Florida Senate amid corruption allegations

Jack Latvala resigns from Florida Senate amid corruption allegations A November report form Politico first detailed allegations from Rachel Perrin Rogers , an aide to Senate GOP Leader Wilton Simpson of Trilby, Florida. But, I have had enough. A former lobbyist whose name was redacted in the released copy of Swanson's report said Latvala would touch her inappropriately, including touching the outside of her bra and panties, every time they were alone in his offi... [Full Article...]

Trump nominee to head Export-Import Bank rejected by Senate panel

Trump nominee to head Export-Import Bank rejected by Senate panel Scott Garrett, who was a tea-party-aligned Republican congressman from New Jersey until he lost his re-election bid in 2016, has faced intense opposition from the business community ― corporations like General Electric Co. "Mr. Garrett was a leader of the effort to slam shut the doors of America's export financing bank, and he can't hide his contempt for Ex-Im", said Senator Sherrod Brown of OH, ... [Full Article...]

Trump Rips WaPo Report About Revoking Gorsuch Nomination

Trump Rips WaPo Report About Revoking Gorsuch Nomination Further, he accused the Washington Post of inventing the "unnamed sources". Trump has repeatedly touted Gorsuch's confirmation to the Supreme Court as one of his most important achievements since taking office. "My teenage daughters were cheering the TV!" White House Legislative Affairs Director Marc Short was able to locate the note and show it to the president a week later, softening... [Full Article...]

McCain to Miss Pivotal Senate Tax Vote After Chemotherapy Complications

McCain to Miss Pivotal Senate Tax Vote After Chemotherapy Complications His daughter, Meghan McCain, took to Twitter on Sunday saying that she is excited to spend Christmas with her dad in Arizona. Sen. McCain is not expected to be in Washington for the tax vote, CNN confirmed. And it's too bad. "But he will come back if we need his vote". On Friday, Republicans released the final version of the GOP tax bill that, if passed, will be a big win for President... [Full Article...]

Will fight BJP's politics of 'anger' with love: New Congress President Rahul

Will fight BJP's politics of 'anger' with love: New Congress President Rahul There are a large number of new people that we have to bring forward. Rahul, who described himself as an "idealist like many Indians", committed the Congress to standing up for everyone. "You have chosen Rahul as your leader… I am proud of his endurance and firmness and I am confident he will lead the party with a pure heart, patience and devotion", Sonia said. [Full Article...]

Flurries in the forecast: Snowfall warnings in effect for parts of BC

Flurries in the forecast: Snowfall warnings in effect for parts of BC Rain will change to snow in the afternoon and continue through the evening. Significant but lesser amounts of snow are expected in Castlegar. On Tuesday, the cold, possibly snowy blast will affect East Vancouver Island and Victoria the most and spots such as higher elevation areas in Metro Van seeing up to about five centimetres of snow. [Full Article...]

1.1m United Kingdom premises can't get decent broadband, warns Ofcom

1.1m United Kingdom premises can't get decent broadband, warns Ofcom However, superfast broadband - defined by Ofcom as a download speed of 30Mbps or more - continues to improve. The option of taking superfast broadband was available to 91 per cent of all United Kingdom homes and small businesses as of May this year, up from 89 per cent at the same point in 2016. [Full Article...]

PM Modi flashes victory sign as BJP takes lead in Gujarat, Himachal

PM Modi flashes victory sign as BJP takes lead in Gujarat, Himachal Congress' Alpesh Thakor is leading in Radhanpur seat against Lavingji Thakor of BJP. According to trends available on the Election Commission's website, the BJP was leading in 101 of the 182 assembly segments in Gujarat. Apparently buoyed by reports of the BJP outstripping Congress in both states, the Prime Minister stepped out of his vehicle and made the "V" sign as he arrived for the Winter se... [Full Article...]

Pence delays trip to Egypt, Israel because of United States tax vote

Pence delays trip to Egypt, Israel because of United States tax vote A senior official said Monday that even though "the tax vote is still in very good shape", the last-minute failure of health-care reform legislation in July - following an unexpected thumbs down from Sen. The two religious leaders also declined to meet with Pence. His trip will be delayed until next month. The change of plans comes days after Palestinian officials cancelled their meeting with Pe... [Full Article...]

Scarlett Johansson Makes a Surprise SNL Cameo as Ivanka Trump

Scarlett Johansson Makes a Surprise SNL Cameo as Ivanka Trump Alec Baldwin's President Trump stood alongside his wife, Cecily Strong's Melania Trump , as the two wished a Merry Christmas to all from the White House, with visits from Don Jr., Eric, Ivanka and even Omarosa . "Hey!" she shouted. "Let me in!" Then it was the family's turn. Scarlett Johansson , playing Ivanka Trump, was asked by Baldwin about the whereabouts of her husband, Jared Kush... [Full Article...]

'Remember, honor, teach': Alton cemetery part of wreath-laying event

'Remember, honor, teach': Alton cemetery part of wreath-laying event Organizers purchase the wreaths thanks to donations from sponsors and the public. Veterans salute after laying a wreath in honor of the Air Force on Saturday at the Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington during a ceremony for Wreaths Across America Day on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Christmas (Mostly) Back on in Nazareth

Christmas (Mostly) Back on in Nazareth Christmas parade in Nazareth. Not only has Trump succeeded in turning the White House into a scene from "The Nightmare Before Christmas", he has also spoiled the birth celebration of Jesus at his hometown of Nazareth. Hamas leader Ismail Haniya demanded that the Islamic world "make every Friday a day of anger and revolution in every capital and city" until they "bring down Trump's decision". [Full Article...]

Video Shows Arrest of 93-Year-Old Florida Woman

Video Shows Arrest of 93-Year-Old Florida Woman Juanita Fitzgerald, who turned 94 on Friday, was evicted from her home at National Church Residences' Franklin House after falling behind on her rent. "Ow, God, you're hurting me", Fitzgerald said. The authorities contacted the woman's family on several occasions to try to obtain aid including in the efforts to several agencies for people in need but Fitzgerald rejected all the assistance o... [Full Article...]

Ex-Russian minister jailed for 8 years over $2 million bribe

Ex-Russian minister jailed for 8 years over $2 million bribe Ulyukayev, the most senior serving official to be arrested in decades, was found guilty of accepting the bribe past year from Rosneft chief executive Igor Sechin , a close ally of President Vladimir Putin . Previously, he said a long sentence in a harsh-regime colony, most of which are in remote locations and offer prisoners little contact with families, would effectively be a death senten... [Full Article...]


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