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Author: 0 Paul Ryan Denies He's Leaving Congress

The speaker pushed back on rumors of his retirement during a press conference on Thursday and in a statement to Fox News said he "is fully committed to advancing a bold and conservative agenda in 2018 and protecting the majority". Right now, he is facing a massive electoral battle against Randy Bryce, the working class man who made a decision to run against Paul Ryan as a Democrat in the Wisconsin house election for that district.

Author: 0 CDC ordered to stop using 'fetus,' 'transgender' and five other words

As the Post noted, the list of banned words is likely in use at other agencies managed by the Health and Human Services administration, though according to Stat News , the Food and Drug Administration has denied it is in effect there. The term refers to the goal of providing equal access to health care and removing obstacles such as poverty or racial discrimination. No explanations were given for the language changes, as reported by the Post .

World Media Trump transition accuses Mueller of improperly obtaining emails
Author: 0 Trump transition accuses Mueller of improperly obtaining emails

The lawyer, Kory Langhofer wrote to House and Senate committees on Saturday. GSA is the government agency which supports presidential transitions. Transition team's attorney, in the seven-page letter, alleges "unlawful conduct" by the career staff at the General Services Administration (GSA) in handing over transition documents to the special counsel's office, reported Fox News.

World Media Five killed, 20 injured in blast targeting church in Quetta
Author: 0 Five killed, 20 injured in blast targeting church in Quetta

Home Minister of Balochistan, Sarfaraz Bugti confirmed the militants attacked targeting the Church. A female eye-witness say that at least 400 people were present in the church. A bomb disposal team is on standby. Bugti said the suicide bombers were also reportedly carrying weapons. An emergency has been declared in all public hospitals in Quetta .

World Media Omarosa's exit highlights lack of White House diversity
Author: 0 Omarosa's exit highlights lack of White House diversity

It's then the turn of Vice-President Mike Pence to make his contribution in the form of an ornament of Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn . At the " White House ", Johansson's Ivanka tells her father that her husband, Jared Kushner , couldn't be there. Until he lost. Then I said I always knew he would lose.

World Media Number of Americans who view Christmas as religious keeps eroding
Author: 0 Number of Americans who view Christmas as religious keeps eroding

A new survey from Pew Research Center shows that a majority of Americans believe that the emphasis on the religious aspects of Christmas has diminished. In 2013, 59 percent of Americans said they celebrated Christmas as a religious holiday. Nine out of ten USA adults say they celebrate the holiday, which is almost identical to the share who said this in 2013.

World Media Not As Cold Tonight; Rain On Sunday
Author: 0 Not As Cold Tonight; Rain On Sunday

Temperatures may climb into the upper 40s. It has been a lovely Saturday across the mountains with plenty of sunshine and high temperatures in the upper 40s to low 50s. Sun: Hi: 49 Lo: 34 A.M. showers, then cloudy with patchy drizzle. Highs will be in the middle 50s with lows in the lower 40s. We will be caught between those two systems Sunday , bringing us mostly cloudy skies and a chance of scattered showers.

World Media Pence to delay Mideast journey as tax deal nears vote
Author: 0 Pence to delay Mideast journey as tax deal nears vote

The vice president can cast a deciding vote in the case of a tie in the Senate, and Pence has already done so several times this year. On Saturday, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced he would not meet with Pence, and the pope of the Egyptian Coptic church, who leads the largest Christian denomination in the Middle East, also canceled his planned meeting in Cairo with the vice president.

World Media Two lesbian couples celebrate first legal same-sex weddings in Australia
Author: 0 Two lesbian couples celebrate first legal same-sex weddings in Australia

Lauren Price and Amy Laker became the first same-sex couple to be married in Sydney just today, December 16th. Both couples received special permission to marry without giving a month's notice to Births, Deaths and Marriages because their families had travelled to be at what were originally meant to be civil ceremonies.

World Media President Kovind, PM Modi pay tributes to 1971 martyrs on Vijay Diwas
Author: 0 President Kovind, PM Modi pay tributes to 1971 martyrs on Vijay Diwas

During the Indo-Pakistani war of 1971, the 3rd Grenadiers was given the task of establishing a bridgehead across the Basantar River in the Shakargarh Sector from 15-17 December 1971. It is generally regarded as the most pitched battle that took place in East Pakistan, now Bangladesh. Unable to feed, clothe and provide medical facilities to such a massive influx, India started training and arming some of them-called the Mukti Bahini-to go back and fight the Pakistanis and the loyalist Razakars.

World Media Two Dogs Killed Their Virginia Mistress, Cops Say
Author: 0 Two Dogs Killed Their Virginia Mistress, Cops Say

Stephens' father had called the sheriff's office after he hadn't seen his daughter in a day. "It was an absolutely grisly mauling", Agnew told reporters. Friends say Stephens had recently been receiving death threats prior to the incident, which is another reason why they question whether the dogs were to blame.

World Media Dyche wants Burnley to stay grounded despite success
Author: 0 Dyche wants Burnley to stay grounded despite success

Burnley's Chris Wood , who spent the 2010-11 season on loan at Brighton , appeared to have scored in the 61st. This was the first ever meeting between these two sides in the top flight and it is unlikely to live long in the memory. Charlie Taylor may be handed his first Premier League start if Ward misses out, with Robbie Brady (knee), Tom Heaton (shoulder), Dean Marney and Jonathan Walters (both knee) still missing for the visitors.

World Media Bennelong win a 'renaissance' for PM
Author: 0 Bennelong win a 'renaissance' for PM

It was revealed later that he may not even be entitled to United Kingdom nationality and he is recontesting the seat against Labor's former New South Wales premier Kristina Keneally, a popular TV news personality. "People will be casting a judgment on the government, which I lead, of course", Turnbull told reporters Saturday. "Australia's security and prosperity depends on John Alexander being back part of our government, delivering more than 1000 jobs a day", he said.

World Media EU extends sanctions against Russia over Ukraine
Author: 0 EU extends sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

This has been stated by EU President Donald Tusk in his tweet message after leaders discussed the issue at a summit in Brussels. The sanctions would otherwise expire at the end of January 2018. Russia's annexation led Western powers, including the USA, to impose sanctions against Moscow. Only in Germany, the sanctions have put tens of thousands of jobs on the chopping block, according to a lawmaker from the EU-skeptic Alternative for Germany.

Author: 0 Ethics opens probe of Nevada Dem facing misconduct claims

The House Ethics Committee confirmed Friday it has opened an investigation into Nevada Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen over sexual misconduct allegations. The chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Rep. Buzzfeed has reported that Kihuen, now finishing his first year in Congress, harassed a staff member on his 2016 political campaign, and on Thursday multiple outlets recounted an anonymous lobbyist's description of his unwanted advances.

World Media Utah Jazz Center Rudy Gobert Diagnosed with PCL Injury
Author: 0 Utah Jazz Center Rudy Gobert Diagnosed with PCL Injury

Teammate Derrick Favors appeared to roll over the back of Gobert's leg, causing the injury. Gobert limped when he tried to walk under his own power. Favors later exited the game after suffering a laceration over his left eye following an incidental elbow from Celtics guard Jaylen Brown. After missing 11 games in November due to a knee bruise, it sounds like Rudy Gobert is headed back on the shelf.

World Media Riders rescued after being trapped in Pa. ski lift malfunction
Author: 0 Riders rescued after being trapped in Pa. ski lift malfunction

May not be able to run it today. A police officer noted that the ski patrol handled the situation well. Tussey Mountain has temporarily closed its ski operations while an investigation is underway. Eastern Dutchess County Fire and Rescue said four chairs "slid backwards and slammed into each other". The ski lift is not moving, and emergency crews are lowering people with ropes.

World Media Tillerson Presses Russia, China for Continuing North Korean Ties
Author: 0 Tillerson Presses Russia, China for Continuing North Korean Ties

North Korea's United Nations ambassador, Ja Song Nam, made no mention of Tillerson's call in his speech to the session, which he called "a desperate measure plotted by the US being terrified by the incredible might of our Republic that has successfully achieved the great historic cause of completing the state nuclear force".

World Media Suspicious Deaths of Billionaire Canada Couple Investigated
Author: 0 Suspicious Deaths of Billionaire Canada Couple Investigated

They are releasing few details at this point, saying the investigation is still in the early stages and the circumstances of their death appear suspicious and we are treating it that way. The mayor of Toronto John Tory through a prepared statement said he was heartbroken and shocked when he learned of the couple's death, noting the couple had made many contributions to the city.

World Media Macron offsets Trump by opening arms to USA climate change scientists
Author: 0 Macron offsets Trump by opening arms to USA climate change scientists

Trump has said the United States - which had pledged $3 billion towards the Green Climate Fund , of which it delivered $1 billion under Barack Obama - would not fulfil its climate finance commitments. Trump has expressed skepticism about global warming and said the Paris accord would hurt USA business. He said: "In Nigeria, we are looking at insurance-based proposals to deal with loss, damage and adaptation to the poor, vulnerable and hard-to-reach groups".

World Media Gujarat polls: LK Advani casts his vote for final phase
Author: 0 Gujarat polls: LK Advani casts his vote for final phase

BJP National president had said that firecrackers will be burst in Pakistan if Mahagathbandhan (Grand Alliance of RJD, JD-U and Congress ) comes to power. Earlier today, PM Modi appealed to the voters in Gujarat to exercise their franchise in the second phase of polling that began at 8:00 am today. On Saturday, during the first phase of the Assembly polls, the Congress had complained that some EVMs in Porbandar were connecting to external devices via bluetooth.

Author: 0 Stranger rescues man who falls on subway tracks

Vicente later told CBS New York she feared the worst - that the train would run over the sleeping man. Gasping for air, she hit what she thought was an emergency stop button on the platform. Vicente and another woman and man went onto the tracks and lifted the man onto the platform, where other commuters pulled him to safety. But she also said not for one second would she have done anything other than help the man.

World Media Carol singers' vehicle set on fire in Satna — Madhya Pradesh
Author: 0 Carol singers' vehicle set on fire in Satna — Madhya Pradesh

They were detained after, a complaint was filed after which they were taken to the Civil Lines police station. Reports say that on Friday, eight priests who came to the Civil Lines Police Station to inquire about the detentions made on Thursday were also detained and their vehicle was torched.

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