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It's looking like the Miss America crown won't escape 2017 untarnished. Haskell in a short reply stated, "Perfect...bahahaha". "Threatening her won't work and we already have "enough info on her" to shut down Fort Knox", Haskell responded.
  • Congress approves temporary spending bill to avoid government shutdown

    Congress approves temporary spending bill to avoid government shutdown

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    Among the items left behind was $81 billion worth of disaster aid , which passed the House on a bipartisan 251-169 tally but stalled in the Senate. Burgess, R-Texas, joined at left by Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Ala., said he was "bitterly disappointed" by the move and would not support any stopgap that did not make the Pentagon whole. Senate Democrats, who have the ability to block any spending bill if they stick together, waited Thursday to see whether House Republicans could manage to send a ...
  • United Kingdom to change burgundy passport cover to blue design after Brexit

    United Kingdom to change burgundy passport cover to blue design after Brexit

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    After the United Kingdom leaves the EU in March 2019, burgundy passports will continue to be issued but with no reference to the European Union under the current contract. Officials also claim the new document will introduce various new security measures. The new passports will include extra security features, according to the government, with a "super-strength plastic polycarbonate material" used for the picture page, making it harder to forge.
  • #SolidarityWithKarim: Blinded in one eye, Syrian baby becomes symbol of siege

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    The U.N. says about 400 00 civilians besieged in Eastern Ghouta face "complete catastrophe" because aid deliveries by the Syrian government were blocked and hundreds of people needing urgent medical evacuation were not allowed out. "The humanitarian situation in Eastern Ghouta has reached a critical point". "It's a serious violation of global law and also a huge moral sin, and everyone who has an influence on the Syrian regime should pressure it to put an end to this situation, which is ...
  • At least 29 killed in South Korea fire

    At least 29 killed in South Korea fire

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    Most of the dead or injured were gathered in a sauna inside the building when the fire broke out. South Korean President Moon Jae-in was planning to visit the scene where police and government agencies, including the national fire agency and forensic service, launched a joint inspection into the cause of Thursday's fire.
  • Australia announces biggest meth seizure at 1.2 tons

    Australia announces biggest meth seizure at 1.2 tons

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    Eight Australian men are in custody after police seized more than 1.2 tonnes of methamphetamine on a boat in Geraldton Western Australia. Simultaneously, three crew members, a 45-year-old man from the NSW Central Coast and two men aged 48 and 45 from South Australia, were arrested when police boarded the " Valkoista ".
  • Just 36% of Americans indicate they would vote for Trump in 2020

    Just 36% of Americans indicate they would vote for Trump in 2020

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    According to the CNN poll , a broad 59 per cent of Americans said they disapprove of how Trump is handling his job as President. What's striking about this number is who's saying Trump's election has strained race relations. The poll for this question, which surveyed 736 registered voters, was conducted December 13 to 15. The results highlight the divide that still exists between Republicans and Democrats on how they view Trump's affect on race relations.
  • CT jobless rate worsens slightly, job growth lags

    CT jobless rate worsens slightly, job growth lags

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    The state's labor force - or the total number of people both employed and unemployed over the age of 16 - was 3.7 million in November, an increase of 5,200 people from the previous month. Cummulative Connecticut job loses from March 2008 PEAK levels to present day. CT has now recovered 69.9 percent or 83,000 of the 119,100 jobs lost in the Great Recession.
  • Fox News Contributor Suggests An FBI Plot To Kill President Trump

    Fox News Contributor Suggests An FBI Plot To Kill President Trump

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    Comey also publicly revealed, just 11 days before the 2016 presidential election, that he was reopening the matter after the Federal Bureau of Investigation discovered a new batch of Clinton emails. Beyond that, investigators said, McCabe could not even say that the bureau had verified the dossier's allegations about the specific meetings Page supposedly held in Moscow .
  • How the GOP tax plan could impact MA taxpayers

    How the GOP tax plan could impact MA taxpayers

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    But we should note these statistics can be misleading. "The bill is pretty clear that you will not be able to prepay, even if you could, your income taxes", said Darien Shanske, a tax law expert at the UC Davis School of Law. This married couple with a small manufacturing business in Pittsburgh has $300,000 in pass-through business income. This is important because a credit reduces your tax, dollar for dollar, whereas a deduction reduces your income.
  • Child among 12 dead as tourist bus crashes in Mexico

    Child among 12 dead as tourist bus crashes in Mexico

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    Two Swedes were transported to the United States for treatment. Horwood would have turned 43 next week. A U.S. Embassy spokesman said in an emailed statement that U.S. The driver, who is in custody, was among 20 injured. Some survivors could be seen on the pavement. "Like, some people had fallen through it", said witness Carrie Vanrenterghem.
  • Madame Tussauds Trolls Disney Over Animatronic Donald Trump

    Madame Tussauds Trolls Disney Over Animatronic Donald Trump

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    It closed on January 17, 2017, to prepare for the new president and was originally slated to reopen in late June, but Disney announced that it would be available to the public in "late 2017". With a nod to the special prosecutor's investigation into the Trump campaign's possible ties to Russian election meddling, Twitter user Rex Hupke said that "the best part of Donald Trump being in Disney's Hall of Presidents will be when they move him ...
  • North Korea Testing Anthrax-Tipped Missiles

    North Korea Testing Anthrax-Tipped Missiles

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    According to the report , "Pyongyang is conducting heat and pressure resistance tests to see whether anthrax germs can survive at temperatures of 7,000 degrees or higher, the level an ICBM encounters when it re-enters Earth's atmosphere". This latest development in North Korea's nuclear weapons program is concerning as it showcases an ability the regime previously didn't have. Tensions have continued to rise between North Korea , its regional rivals and the United States.
  • Ellison calls for probe on reported abuse during Somali deportation flight

    Ellison calls for probe on reported abuse during Somali deportation flight

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    ICE agents wrapped some who protested, or just stood up to a question, in full-body restraints. US immigration agents "kicked, struck, choked and dragged detainees" during the journey, and some of the Somalis were put in straitjackets. Another detainee reported being dragged down the plane's aisle by his collar, while others repeatedly said ICE officials threatened to beat or kill them.
  • Yogi Adityanath lashes out at critics over farm issues

    Yogi Adityanath lashes out at critics over farm issues

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    He further told, "They don't worship Hanuman, they worship Tipu Sultan", TOI reported. The BJP, which came to power in the state for the first time on its own after the 2008 assembly election, lost to the Congress in the 2013 assembly poll following a split in its state unit and five years of "misrule", with three chief ministers at the helm of office.
  • Girl in 'Slender Man' Stabbing Sentenced to 25 Years in Mental Hospital

    Girl in 'Slender Man' Stabbing Sentenced to 25 Years in Mental Hospital

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    The following month, jurors agreed with Weier's notion that she wasn't responsible for her actions because she was mentally ill. Their classmate, who is not being named by Reuters, survived, but remains traumatized and fearful, locking her windows every night and living with scars all over her body, Waukesha County Circuit Judge Michael Bohren said at Thursday's sentencing.
  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui loses Balasaheb Thackeray biopic, thanks to his controversial memoir

    Nawazuddin Siddiqui loses Balasaheb Thackeray biopic, thanks to his controversial memoir

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    The director is Abhijit Panse . The teaser perfectly captures the dark and dingy times Thackeray went through, which played an important role in shaping him as a person. He told the tabloid, "People spread several rumours about him during that time". Balasaheb called me and asked whether there is any substance to it. "He stood by me like a rock whenever I was faced with any hard situation".