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World Media Strike aircraft to return home
Author: 0 Strike aircraft to return home

Six Super Hornets will return to Australia in January, effectively ending Australia's contribution to airstrikes in the region. AUSTRALIA will pull its strike aircraft out of the Middle East following the Iraqi Government's declaration this month it had pushed Islamic State forces out of the country .

World Media Turtle tangled in cocaine bundles freed by US Coast Guard crew
Author: 0 Turtle tangled in cocaine bundles freed by US Coast Guard crew

While on patrol on November 19, the cutter launched a small boat to investigate a debris field. Sea turtle trapped in $53M worth of cocaine rescued by coast guard. The Coast Guard cutter Thetis launched a small boat, which discovered the loggerhead turtle stuck among the lines holding the bales together. "Operation Martillo demonstrates a clear commitment of the Western Hemisphere and European nations to work as partners to counter the spread of transnational criminal organizations and ...

World Media Big lottery jackpots up for grabs this weekend
Author: 0 Big lottery jackpots up for grabs this weekend

The Powerball jackpot is an estimated $300 million, with the cash option of $191.1 million. There were no jackpot winners in Wednesday's drawing, which was worth $269 million. This is the fourth time that the Powerball jackpot has reached the $300 million mark in 2017. The cash value of the December 23 Powerball drawing will be at least $191.1 million.

World Media Two storms inbound for Newfoundland over the holidays
Author: 0 Two storms inbound for Newfoundland over the holidays

Snow is most favored north and west of Boston , with a mix changing to snow closer to the coast. However, a more prolonged period of freezing rain is possible from Corner Brook to the Deer Lake region and into the interior parts of Newfoundland, including Grand Falls-Windsor and Buchans, Saturday overnight into Sunday morning.

World Media Rahul Gandhi chairs first CWC meeting as Congress President
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi chairs first CWC meeting as Congress President

He said the 2G verdict, which acquitted all the accused, was discussed in detail, with many members suggesting the BJP had hatched a conspiracy with the then comptroller and auditor general Vinod Rai to project a fictitious scam. This is a win of development politics of the Prime Minister. "The lies are slowly coming out as we have seen in the case of Rafale deal also". "This businessman has debt of Rs 45,000 crore and the Prime Minister goes to Paris and takes unilateral decision while ...

World Media Nawazuddin honoured to portray Bal Thackeray
Author: 0 Nawazuddin honoured to portray Bal Thackeray

Nawazuddin took to Twitter to share the teaser of the Bal Thackeray biopic, titled Thackeray , and said that it was "an honour and pride to portray the Real King of the Country on Screen (sic)". He said, "I have and will always respect Balasaheb. It's a film on a person who made common man a hero", Uddhav said. Beaming with confidence, the script writer of the film Sanjay Raut said to IANS, "I had spent much time with Balasaheb, and have been associated with him for almost four decades".

World Media Tricked by Russian 2016 election propaganda? New Facebook tool reveals all
Author: 0 Tricked by Russian 2016 election propaganda? New Facebook tool reveals all

Just go to this page and it should display any of the accounts created by Russia's Internet Research Agency that you might have liked or followed. The agency is seen as a Russian resource for spreading propaganda online, and almost 150 million Facebook and Instagram users may have seen paid ads and organic posts distributed by the Kremlin-linked organization in St.

World Media Cuomo OKs route for homeowners to pre-pay 2018 property taxes
Author: 0 Cuomo OKs route for homeowners to pre-pay 2018 property taxes

Cuomo announced the move on a conference call Friday, saying it's the first in a series of changes he's planning for the state tax code to offset the hit on New Yorkers from the federal tax overhaul . Gov. Andrew Cuomo authorized local governments to immediately issue warrants to levy property taxes by the end of the year. "While legislative solutions are always preferable, the Speaker supports measures like this to give New Yorkers relief from the huge burdens this draconian tax bill ...

Author: 0 Dick Enberg, legendary sports broadcaster, dead at 82

Enberg was a member of the National Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame , the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame and the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame. For a time, he called Indiana Hoosiers basketball and football games. In all, he covered 28 Wimbledons, 10 Super Bowls and 8 NCAA men's basketball title games, including the Magic Johnson-Larry Bird showdown in 1979.

World Media Century-old Navy submarine mystery solved
Author: 0 Century-old Navy submarine mystery solved

The wrecked submarine was found in 300m of water. The search vessel used for this expedition, called Fugro Equator, is equipped with advanced search technology, including an underwater autonomous vehicle. have now been found", said Australian Defence Minister Marise Payne in a statement. According to the Australian Navy , these subs could plunge to a depth of 100 feet (30.5 meters) and travel at maximum speed of 17 miles per hour (28 km/h).

World Media Va. mom, son killed in Mexican bus crash, family says
Author: 0 Va. mom, son killed in Mexican bus crash, family says

Andy and Jody Fritz of Olympia, Washington, also died in the crash , Andy's brother Sam Fritz said. She was an assistant principal at an elementary school in the small town of Belfair and her husband taught environmental science at Clover Park Technical College near Tacoma for almost two decades, according to their employers, who were notified by a family member.

World Media Catalonia begins voting in pivotal election
Author: 0 Catalonia begins voting in pivotal election

With turnout at a record high and 99.9% of the ballots counted, the election handed a mandate back to the region's ousted separatist leaders, even after they campaigned from exile and behind bars. "This is a majority that wants a referendum". Catalonia's secessionist parties won enough votes Thursday to regain a slim majority in the regional parliament and give new momentum to their political struggle for independence from Spain .

World Media 2G Scam Verdict: Propaganda against UPA without foundation, says Manmohan Singh
Author: 0 2G Scam Verdict: Propaganda against UPA without foundation, says Manmohan Singh

Javadekar likened the case to a murder probe, saying that if somebody was killed, the guilty had to be exposed. The judge pointed out that Raja laid out the procedure in two letters that he wrote to the Prime Minister on November 2, 2011 and December 26, 2011 but PMO official Chaterjee, in consultation with Nair, did not take up the matter with Singh.

World Media Coroner's grim findings on Vegas
Author: 0 Coroner's grim findings on Vegas

In a separate statement, the coroner's office added that 64-year-old gunman Stephen Paddock died from a gunshot wound to the head from the mouth - ruling the death a suicide. Authorities have said more than 500 people were injured when Paddock, a high-stakes video poker gambler, unleashed gunfire from the 32nd floor of Mandalay Bay into a crowd of 22,000 people at the Route 91 Harvest Festival below.

World Media Trump s approval rating plunges to new low
Author: 0 Trump s approval rating plunges to new low

And majorities in the poll say corporations and wealthier Americans will pay less in taxes if Trump's tax plan becomes law, while a plurality - 37 percent - say middle-class Americans will pay more. Other stories Las Vegas mass shooting, Hurricane onslaught, North Korea, Trump-Russia probe, Obamacare, Tax overhaul, and World-wide terror attacks, etc.

World Media Year-old killed by deputy's stray bullet in Texas
Author: 0 Year-old killed by deputy's stray bullet in Texas

The boy was inside the home. Her death concluded a almost 2-hour chase, that began when a man called the sheriff's office to report a stolen vehicle around 11 a.m., and directed deputies to where he thought the woman had taken it. The Bexar County medical examiner's office identified the child Friday as Kameron Prescott . "There's not a single one of us that wouldn't trade places with this child if we could at this point", said Salazar.

World Media OH family gives unique gift to child's teachers
Author: 0 OH family gives unique gift to child's teachers

Teachers received a bottle of wine, with a special label. But Mary Sommers of metro Dayton, Ohio said the teachers who taught her son this year deserved something a little more intoxicating. "[Jake] always has something to say". DJ's parents got the teacher bottles of wine, but the labels on the bottles were replaced with a photo of the student.

World Media Ukrainian interpreter who visited May arrested on Russian spying charges
Author: 0 Ukrainian interpreter who visited May arrested on Russian spying charges

Stanislav Yezhov was reportedly pictured with Theresa May in Downing Street in July. A press release from the SBU, Ukraine's secret service, said they had detected a Russian agent working for the Ukrainian government. Ukrainian news outlet Ukrayinska Pravda, Yezhov's wife, Yulia Miroshnikova, is a Russian citizen and has accounts with Sberbank of Russia. Mr Yezhov, 39, had travelled on numerous foreign trips with Mr Groysman as an official in the cabinet of ministers.

World Media Air tests positive for alcohol after police shutdown frat party
Author: 0 Air tests positive for alcohol after police shutdown frat party

Police were called to the home after receiving complains from neighbours. The party was reportedly billed on Facebook as "Tequila Tuesday Hoy a las 22:00". The floor was noticeably sticky with spilled alcohol. The six tenants, all 20 years old and students at American University, face 126 criminal accusations, including underage possession of alcohol and providing alcohol to minors.

World Media Husband, 83, wife, 80, wanted to give weed as Christmas gifts
Author: 0 Husband, 83, wife, 80, wanted to give weed as Christmas gifts

Mr. and Mrs. Jiron told the police they were traveling from their home state of California to Vermont, with a planned pit stop in Boston, and meant to distribute the drugs to family and friends as Christmas gifts. The deputies noticed the odor of raw marijuana coming from the vehicle. Vrbka said the couple claims to not have known it was illegal to transport marijuana in the state of Nebraska .

World Media Canada and United States set up talks on North Korea for January
Author: 0 Canada and United States set up talks on North Korea for January

So far, US -led sanctions on North Korea and diplomatic isolation haven't compelled Kim Jong Un's government to stop its nuclear and missile tests or to seek negotiations. The ships would be blacklisted - meaning countries would be required to ban them from entering their ports - if none of the 15 members of the Security Council's North Korea sanctions committee object by afternoon today.

World Media Woman arrested for allegedly murdering Houston mother and taking her baby
Author: 0 Woman arrested for allegedly murdering Houston mother and taking her baby

If you recall, we talked about this was probably a woman who either lost a baby recently or desperate to have a child. She is now in the custody of Child Protective Services. An Amber Alert was issued for 11-month-old Shanally Flores around 5 p.m. Tuesday. Initially, they said they thought the baby could be with a person of interest in Flores' death - the baby's father Thomas Bernardez.

Author: 0 Meghan Markle joins royal family for Christmas lunch

This lunch is the first time Markle will be introduced to many of Prince Harry's relatives in preparation for the couple's wedding on the 19th of May, 2018. The celebration, held annually by Queen Elizabeth , is an opportunity for the monarch to celebrate Christmas with all of the extended members of her family, including those who might not be invited to Sandringham, Queen Elizabeth's estate where much of the royal family celebrates Christmas.

World Media Republican tax bill
Author: 0 Republican tax bill "essentially repeals Obamacare" - Donald Trump

Roughly 8.8 million selected coverage on Obamacare's main portal during the 2018 enrollment period that ended last Friday, a slight decline from the prior year, the Trump administration said. The administration also cut funds for outside groups that help reach and enroll likely ObamaCare consumers by 41 percent. Eleven states, plus D.C., run their own exchanges, and a lot of them are giving customers extra time to enroll - in some cases until January 31.

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