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World Media Judge dismisses foreign payments suit against Trump
Author: 0 Judge dismisses foreign payments suit against Trump

Daniels ruled that CREW lacked standing because it could not point to an injury it suffered due to the alleged constitutional violation and that the hospitality industry-related plaintiffs could not show that their claim of "competitor standing" could be redressed by the court - or even that the emoluments clauses were meant to protect competitors.

World Media See how Confederate statue of KKK leader was removed from Memphis park
Author: 0 See how Confederate statue of KKK leader was removed from Memphis park

The Memphis city council on Wednesday afternoon unanimously voted to remove the statues as part of a deal to sell the parks to the nonprofit organization Memphis Greenspace. "As I told the Tennessee Historical Commission in October, our community wants to reserve places of reverence for those we honor". They say the non-profit, not the City of Memphis, will cover any legal costs in the months ahead.

World Media Snow Should Wrap Up Thursday Night
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A cold front sweeping through Montana isn't expected to bring much snow to the Billings area, but plummeting temperatures will push wind chills into the single digits by Wednesday evening. Enjoy it while it lasts, because an arctic storm is barreling towards Colorado. "Monument should see between 0.5 to 1.5" but it's likely to hang right around that inch mark.

World Media It's Unclear When Trump Will Actually Sign the Tax Bill
Author: 0 It's Unclear When Trump Will Actually Sign the Tax Bill

House Republican leaders outlined a plan that would involve passing a "clean" spending bill without other measures attached that would fund the government through January 19. He also took attacked the ObamaCare policy and called it a "terrible individual mandate". Democrats withheld their votes to protest Republicans' refusal to include an immigration measure and some domestic spending priorities.

World Media Santa tracking set to start on Christmas Eve
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ET Christmas Eve and anyone can check on the sleigh's whereabouts by 6 a.m. ET by calling 1-877-Hi-NORAD (1-877-446-6723). Official NORAD Tracks Santa apps are also available in the Apple and Google Play stores, so parents and children can countdown the days until Santa's launch on their smart phones and tablets.

World Media Recounts end, control in Virginia House unclear
Author: 0 Recounts end, control in Virginia House unclear

But the race took another turn when the judges chose to count a disputed ballot as a vote for Yancey, tying up the results. A Republican official and recount observer believed the vote was clearly for Yancey, but the Republicans say a Democratic official had persuaded the Republican observer not to count the ballot.

World Media Turtle tangled up in drugs rescued by Coast Guard
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The crew was on a 68 day patrol up and down the East coast, watching for drug traffickers trying to sneak product into the country. Even at the surface, tangled sea turtles are at very high risk of drowning. The turtle had suffered chafing on its neck and flippers. Operation Martillo is an effort launched in January 2012 targeting illicit trafficking routes in waters along the Central American isthmus.

World Media European Union launches disciplinary action against Poland over judicial reforms
Author: 0 European Union launches disciplinary action against Poland over judicial reforms

The commission could ask for a formal warning against Poland. "Poland's image and influence in the EU has already suffered under the policy of the PiS government, so the worldwide consequences of the commission's move will be limited, but the domestic fallout will be more important", said Piotr Buras , director of the Warsaw office of the European Council on Foreign Relations.

World Media U.S. to Propose New Sanctions Against North Korea at UN Security Council
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These first four vessels - the Jie Shun, Tong San 2, Hao Fan 6 and Petrel 8 - were blacklisted on suspicion of involvement in carriage of prohibited goods. wrote that the vessels had either conducted illegal ship-to-ship transfers of refined petroleum products to North Korean vessels or illegally transported North Korean coal to other countries for export - both acts that violate United Nations sanctions that were imposed due to Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programmes.

World Media BJP wins war, but loses Generals in Himachal Pradesh
Author: 0 BJP wins war, but loses Generals in Himachal Pradesh

Right now the top three candidates for the Chief Minister position are reported to be Union health minister JP Nadda , MLA Jairam Thakur and Prem Kumar Dhumal's son Anurag Thakur . The Bharatiya Janata Party is looking for a new face for the job as BJP's chief ministerial candidate Prem Kumar Dhumal has already lost his seat after being defeated by Congress' Rajinder Rana.

World Media Astana holding 8th round of talks on Syrian settlement
Author: 0 Astana holding 8th round of talks on Syrian settlement

During the meeting, the two delegations discussed the issues on the agenda of this round as they agreed on the importance of these consultative meetings for the success of the Astana process. "The list of participants confirmed by the Russian, Turkish and Iranian leaders will definitely be announced tomorrow [Friday] in Astana", Lavrov said.

Author: 0 Vice President Mike Pence makes surprise trip to troops in Afghanistan

Palestinians burn the picture of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Dec. 17, 2017. " We believe that we are now on a path to achieving a lasting victory for freedom and security in Afghanistan ", Pence said in Kabul , CNN reported.

World Media Barca using blatant unsettling tactics to land Liverpool star
Author: 0 Barca using blatant unsettling tactics to land Liverpool star

Asked about his compatriot coming to join him at Barca, Paulinho told Mundo Deportivo : "I've already talked a few times about the Coutinho question". Diario Gol says the Croatia global can't see how he and Coutinho can play in the same midfield - and given the mooted price-tag it will be he who must make way.

World Media North Korea begins testing mounting anthrax onto ICBMs, report says
Author: 0 North Korea begins testing mounting anthrax onto ICBMs, report says

In its response, North Korea said the claims in the report were "the US stereotyped method to cook up untruths as truths, stubbornly insisting that black is white and fabricating anything for satisfying their aggressive greed". The news comes just days after South Korean President Moon Jae-in hinted at the possibility of a thaw in relations with China and the North in advance of the Winter Olympics, scheduled for February 2018, by suggesting he was open to the idea of postponing military ...

World Media Lewisville Salvation Army seeking Red Kettle bell ringers
Author: 0 Lewisville Salvation Army seeking Red Kettle bell ringers

You can take them directly to the Salvation Army at 515 NE Dekalb Avenue in Bend on Thursday between 8 am and 4 pm. When he returned to get the donations, they were gone - along with the vehicle. "We are trying to give each child at least two toys if possible; and while we have helped 350 families already, we are fearful that we will not be able to do the same for everyone".

World Media Post Gujarat, Congress Calls For Restoring Dignity In Public Discourse
Author: 0 Post Gujarat, Congress Calls For Restoring Dignity In Public Discourse

Vala, who shares close ties with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in contention for the much-coveted post of Gujarat Chief Minister? In an apparent attempt to shore up the confidence of BJP MPs in the first Parliamentary party meeting after the Gujarat verdict, Modi noted the party had lost two key leaders-Keshubhai Patel and Shankarsinh Vaghela-over the years.

World Media Michael Ray Issues Statement After Arrest in Florida
Author: 0 Michael Ray Issues Statement After Arrest in Florida

Michael Ray was arrested on Wednesday and charged with operating under the influence and drug possession, according to TMZ . Michael was arrested after police suspected him of DUI while investigating the incident. The officer said it was apparent Ray had been drinking because his eyes were bloodshot, his speech slurred and he stumbled when he walked. He was taken into custody and booked for DUI, as well as possession of weed oil, which was reportedly found during a search of his ...

Author: 0 First day of winter will be cold, but dry; Stormy holiday weekend

Snow: Snow will begin in northwest Montana by late Thursday afternoon and evening then slide south into west central and southwest Montana early Friday morning. Saturday: 20 percent chance of snow in the am, partly sunny - high near 39. Look for afternoon highs only in the low 30s. Friday , it will be mostly cloudy with a high near 36, the weather service said.

Author: 0 United Nations resolution on Jerusalem: India keeps cards close to chest

The Council episode could signal a lopsided general assembly vote should member states choose to ignore Trump's warning. I think we should wait for the voting to happen. Ahead of Thursday's meeting, Haley again warned the United States " will be taking names " of those who oppose USA policy during the symbolic vote, as resolutions passed by the General Assembly are not legally binding, but can be considered morally compromising.

World Media European Union rules Uber must be regulated as a transport company
Author: 0 European Union rules Uber must be regulated as a transport company

Ahead of the ruling, an Uber spokeswoman said: "Any ruling will not change things in most European Union countries where we already operate under transportation law ". Uber considers itself as a tech platform connecting passengers with independent drivers through the intermediation of an app. Bernardine Adkins, head of European Union, trade and competition law at Gowling WLG, said the ruling provided "vital clarity to its (Uber's) position within the marketplace".

World Media Uber can be regulated, European Union court rules
Author: 0 Uber can be regulated, European Union court rules

Uber uses a smartphone application the objective of which is to connect "non-professional drivers using their own vehicle with persons who wish to make urban journeys". Uber has gained a strong foothold and customer base in most European countries, adapting its multiple services time and again to bend to local rules when faced with legal challenges.

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