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World Media Rep. Mo Brooks announces he has prostate cancer
Author: 0 Rep. Mo Brooks announces he has prostate cancer

Earlier this year he ran in the U.S. Senate Republican primary for the seat now held by Luther Strange , but came in third behind Strange and Roy Moore . Brooks said if he had won that election, he may not have taken time to go to the doctor and his cancer would have gone undetected. In retrospect, and paradoxically, losing the Senate race may have saved my life.

World Media World Bank to stop financing upstream oil & gas projects from 2020
Author: 0 World Bank to stop financing upstream oil & gas projects from 2020

They've still opened the door for "exceptional circumstances" where this would be "a clear benefit in terms of energy access". "In line with countries submitting updated and potentially more ambitious Nationally Determined Contributions, the World Bank Group will present a stock-take of its Climate Change Action Plan and announce new commitments and targets beyond 2020 at COP24 in Poland in 2018", it said .

World Media Light snow overnight may impact Thursday morning commute
Author: 0 Light snow overnight may impact Thursday morning commute

Snow will intensify Wednesday morning with the heaviest snowfall expected in the afternoon. Tuesday and Wednesday , we keep a chance at rain and snow showers with highs in the low to mid 30s. With snow still left from Saturday's storm, there will be more today during the morning commute. Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 43.

World Media TSB investigating cause of plane crash in northern Sask.
Author: 0 TSB investigating cause of plane crash in northern Sask.

Police and first responders quickly worked to get 22 passengers - including an infant - and three crew out of the ATR 42 turboprop plane, which can seat up to 50 passengers. A wing of the plane is jutting up in the air as people search the plane for the passengers. Darryl McDonald of Louisdale, Nova Scotia, said his mother Ernestine and her sister Brenda were among the passengers on the flight.

Author: 0 Pence Middle East trip to go ahead

Haaretz reported that Pence's visit slated to begin on Sunday had been postponed indefinitely due to pressing tax reform issues in the U.S., while the Jerusalem Post reported that he would arrive on Tuesday or Wednesday. On Friday the vice president is expected to meet with President Reuven Rivlin, and visit Yad Vashem, before flying back to Washington. Pence was originally schedule to visit Israel first but flipped the order of his trip to now make Cairo his inaugural stop.

World Media Florida men who dragged shark behind boat charged with cruelty
Author: 0 Florida men who dragged shark behind boat charged with cruelty

FOX 13 has tried to get responses from the men in the video but have not been successful. "Get it again! Get it again!" "After the shark is shot", the affidavite notes, "all occupants are heard celebrating by laughing while Heinz yells, ‘Get it again!" Michael Wenzel , Robert Lee Benac and Spencer Heintz , the three men who shot a video of themselves dragging a live shark behind their speedboat in Florida in July 2017 - which subsequently went viral due to the outrage it caused ...

World Media Several chances for snow, ice forecast this week, starting Tuesday
Author: 0 Several chances for snow, ice forecast this week, starting Tuesday

Wind chill values should be better than Wednesday, but we'll still be in the upper teens and 20s for a good portion of the day. It will turn gradually less cold from the west on Sunday though, with rain arriving in the north, with the general theme as we head into next week of mild conditions, with winds from the southwest, which will bring a lot of cloud.

World Media S. Korea Fines Cryptocurrency Exchange Operator For 1st Time
Author: 0 S. Korea Fines Cryptocurrency Exchange Operator For 1st Time

The office said that it will actively work to prevent losses for normal investors and block exchanges from becoming a place for speculation. First, it plans to strictly control cryptocurrency-related crimes such as pyramid investing, deceptive selling, illegal trading, and concealment of criminal proceeds using cryptocurrencies.

World Media Voters prepare to hit the polls for US Senate Election Tuesday
Author: 0 Voters prepare to hit the polls for US Senate Election Tuesday

Alabama's Secretary of State John H. Merrill expects statewide voter turnout in Tuesday's special U.S. Senate election between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones to be in the range of 20% to 25%. Even Sen. Shelby said before the election he would vote for a write-in candidate, after allegations of past sexual misconduct surfaced against Moore.

World Media Anderson Cooper gives weird explanation for 'hacked' anti-Trump tweet
Author: 0 Anderson Cooper gives weird explanation for 'hacked' anti-Trump tweet

Until Wednesday, no messages had been posted to his account since Sunday. "I was right! Roy worked hard but the deck was stacked against him!" "We are looking into how this happened", Cooper wrote. In a statement, CNN said that the tweet was not sent from Cooper's phone, but from the phone of his assistant. Explanations aside, the social media response was critical.

World Media Wreaths Across America event set for this weekend in Rock Hill
Author: 0 Wreaths Across America event set for this weekend in Rock Hill

This is carried out through wreath laying ceremonies at all national cemeteries in all 50 states and beyond. It is with this in mind that this year's theme for National Wreaths Across America Day - Saturday, Dec. 16, thousands of volunteers will participate in wreath-laying ceremonies all over the nation, as well as overseas, to remember the lives of fallen veterans and give thanks for their service to our country.

World Media San Francisco's new acting mayor is a black woman
Author: 0 San Francisco's new acting mayor is a black woman

Lee was taken to Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital around 10 p.m. Monday and was pronounced dead at 1:11 a.m. Tuesday. "Every single year I was a member of the Board of Supervisors, we received more federal HIV cuts, and every single year the mayor did not hesitate to backfill those cuts from our local budget", remarked gay state Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco ), who represented District 8 on the board from January 2011 through last December when he was sworn into his ...

World Media Amit Shah attacks Manmohan Singh; questions his silence on 'monumental loot'
Author: 0 Amit Shah attacks Manmohan Singh; questions his silence on 'monumental loot'

On the eve of the second and final phase of Gujarat's Assembly elections , Shah also accused Singh of taking a U-turn in declaring that he had attended a meeting with Pakistani diplomats after denying it. The Prime Minister had alleged that the Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar had hosted a dinner for the ex-foreign Minister of Pakistan and Manmohan Singh along with a few other Congress leaders and Pakistani delegates were present there.

World Media WTO Food Stockpile Issue: India 'Surprised, Disappointed' at US Comments
Author: 0 WTO Food Stockpile Issue: India 'Surprised, Disappointed' at US Comments

Suresh Prabhu held a number of bilateral meetings too on Tuesday in Buenos Aires . The MC, chaired by Argentinan Minister Susana Malcorra, is the highest decision-making body of the WTO. He did not name the country in question. "We need to find ways for removing deadlock and move forward". WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo and Chinese Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan made welcoming speeches highlighting the importance of investment for strengthening the world trade and for the global ...

World Media Four-month-old baby stabbed in Toronto's west end
Author: 0 Four-month-old baby stabbed in Toronto's west end

Peel paramedics said the woman was taken to a Mississauga hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. "Our officers rushed to the scene and found the baby", said police spokesman Const. The child was rushed to hospital via emergency run. Officers continued to come and go from the building Wednesday afternoon but said they could not comment on the investigation.

World Media Cuomo: Woman reporter's question a 'disservice to women'
Author: 0 Cuomo: Woman reporter's question a 'disservice to women'

Cuomo hinting that new proposals to address misconduct would be a part of his State of the State address on January 3. Researchers at Michigan State University's School of Criminal Justice found in a study published last month that state laws requiring those under domestic violence restraining orders to relinquish their firearms - like the one Cuomo seeks to put in place - were associated with a 12% decrease in firearm-related intimate partner homicides.

World Media Omarosa: 5 Things To Know About The Resigned White House Official
Author: 0 Omarosa: 5 Things To Know About The Resigned White House Official

Omarosa Manigault Newman , who is a senior aide at the Office of the Public Liason, has tendered her resignation, and plans on leaving the West Wing January 20 - one year after Mr Trump's inauguration. Manigault Newman enjoyed a close relationship with the president despite the fact that he once uttered the famous "You're fired!" line to her before dispatching her from the TV show.

World Media Smithereens frontman and co-founder, Pat DiNizio, dies at 62
Author: 0 Smithereens frontman and co-founder, Pat DiNizio, dies at 62

The band gained a strong following in the New Jersey and NY area. The band took time away after the release of their 1999 album "God Save The Smithereens " before regrouping to record once again in 2007. He told his followers on Facebook he purchased the Hollingsworth House, which was built in 1885, as the farmhouse's third owner 20 years ago. Today we mourn the loss of our friend, brother and bandmate Pat DiNizio .

World Media Salvation Army packs food bags for Lincoln families
Author: 0 Salvation Army packs food bags for Lincoln families

The Salvation Army says they are grateful for the community to come out and help. The so-called " Coin Crusader " left five of the exact same coins during last year's Red Kettle Campaign and three coins the year before. In addition, The Salvation Army provided more than 114,000 opportunities for children and youth for camping experiences, after-school gatherings for tutoring, recreation, meals, and character-building programs.

World Media John Stamos Expecting First Child at 54
Author: 0 John Stamos Expecting First Child at 54

So we said, 'Oh, well, maybe we should have a family, '" Stamos told the magazine. The short answer is no, Stamos and McHugh's imminent bundle of joy ( whose existence the couple confirmed during a sweet interview with People on December 13) will be their first.

World Media Hack attack that took internet offline was about extortion and revenge
Author: 0 Hack attack that took internet offline was about extortion and revenge

Paras Jha, 21, Josiah White, 20, and Dalton Norman, 21, all pleaded guilty to violating of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act in the District Court of Alaska . Jha and his co-conspirators sought to launch these attacks against business competitors. The botnets were used between December 2016 and January 2017 to route internet traffic to unnamed websites, artificially driving up clicks on ads and other content, the court papers said.

World Media MI police chief nauseated by screams of girl cuffed by officers
Author: 0 MI police chief nauseated by screams of girl cuffed by officers

According to the GRPD, officers were looking for a suspect who was involved in an attempted murder on December 6. Cops instead detained Honestie and two other women who tried to leave the home. "She's 11 years old". During the exchange, she begins hysterically screaming. "The whole time they are telling her to come down, I'm telling them she's 11 years old, that's my daughter, don't cuff her", Hodges told WOOD-TV.

World Media Google announces first AI center in China
Author: 0 Google announces first AI center in China

Google said in a statement the research center is the first of its kind in Asia and will comprise a small team operating out of its existing office in Beijing. Chinese policymakers have voiced strong support for AI research and development in the country, but have imposed increasingly strict rules on foreign firms in the past year, including new censorship restrictions.

World Media Three Women Accuse Hip-Hop Producer Russell Simmons of Rape
Author: 0 Three Women Accuse Hip-Hop Producer Russell Simmons of Rape

In a statement to the Times , Simmons "vehemently" denied all four allegations, and said the claims "shocked (him) to (his) core", as he believed they were all consensual. Four additional women who spoke to the Los Angeles Times accused Simmons of sexual misconduct across several decades. In response to the LA Times story, Simmons said: "While there are many women with whom I have shared extraordinary relationships, whether through work or love, I regret with my whole heart any conduct ...

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