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Pentagon spent millions to investigate UFO reports

Pentagon spent millions to investigate UFO reports It also said initial funding came in large part because former Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid had a passion and enthusiasm for space phenomena. Elizondo said that the effort continued and that he had a successor, whom he declined to name. "It was determined that there were other, higher priority issues that merited funding and it was in the best interest of the DoD to make a change", Ocho... [Full Article...]

CDC allegedly banned from using "science-based" and other phrases

CDC allegedly banned from using The words are: transgender , diversity , abortion, fetus , vulnerable , entitlement , evidence-based, and science-based - you know, the kind of terms authoritarians tend to embrace wholeheartedly. The CDC does all kinds of work that encompasses the forbidden expressions, from fighting AIDS in Africa to preventing HIV among transgender people. [Full Article...]

Modric beats Ronaldo to Club World Cup Golden Ball award

Modric beats Ronaldo to Club World Cup Golden Ball award Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football Champions League holders CF Pachuca won the bronze medal match earlier in the day thanks to a 4-1 victory over hosts Al Jazira , giving the Mexican side their best-ever finish at the Club World Cup. [Full Article...]

Bears S Chris Prosinski out vs. Lions with concussion; Deon Bush in

Bears S Chris Prosinski out vs. Lions with concussion; Deon Bush in Detroit got points on the game's opening possession, driving 47 yards with the help of an unnecessary roughness penalty against the Bears , which set up a 48-yard Matt Prater field goal. The throw was high, but the tight end climbed the later to make the grab, making it 20-3 after the PAT. The Bears' short-handed secondary situation became even more precarious when safety Chris Prosinski, st... [Full Article...]

Quake of 6.5-magnitude rocks Indonesia, three dead

Quake of 6.5-magnitude rocks Indonesia, three dead A magnitude 6.5 quake has struck the coast of Indonesia leading the country's disaster management agency to issue a tsunami warning . The 6.5-magnitude quake was centered in Cipatujah, in the western part of Java , the U.S. local time, 105 kilometers underwater with an epicenter 43 kilometers southwest of the city of Tasikmalaya. "We then realized it was a quake and immediately ran downstair... [Full Article...]

Toronto billionaire and his wife found dead in their mansion

Toronto billionaire and his wife found dead in their mansion A very, very sad day. Today, it is the largest Canadian-owned pharmaceutical company with more than 10,000 employees. Forbes has estimated his net worth at $3.2bn. Honey, who also graduated from the University of Toronto, was a member of the board of the Baycrest Foundation and the York University Foundation. The couple had made numerous multimillion dollar donations to hospitals, schools, and... [Full Article...]

Iran says US evidence on Yemen missiles is 'fabricated'

Iran says US evidence on Yemen missiles is 'fabricated' Saudi-led forces, have been fighting the Houthi rebels in Yemen's more than two-year-long civil war. The United States and Saudi Arabia have accused Iran of supplying weapons to Yemen's Huthi rebels, who fired missiles at Saudi Arabia in July and November. [Full Article...]

Govt approves draft legislation banning instant Triple Talaq

Govt approves draft legislation banning instant Triple Talaq The law aims to empower a divorced wife who is a victim of the practice to approach a magistrate seeking "subsistence allowance" for herself and minor children as necessary financial support. He also attached a memorandum dealing with the legal and policy ramifications of criminalising triple talaq . Many in the government and opposition have termed it as a progressive bill which fulfills the dem... [Full Article...]

Kentucky politician takes his own life after sex assault allegation

Kentucky politician takes his own life after sex assault allegation Still Rebecca Johnson sat down with us on the steps inside the chapel where her husband preached answering questions about the emotional roller coast and allegations hovering over the death of Representative Dan Johnson. A 40 caliber pistol was found near his body. Johnson's family had reported him missing because they could not reach him after he posted the Facebook message about 5 p.m. [Full Article...]

Winter session of Parliament to begin today, PM Modi hopes full attendance

Winter session of Parliament to begin today, PM Modi hopes full attendance The BJP, however, faced flak from the opposition parties who accused the government for trying to curtail the length of the winter session. Speaking to press, Modi said at the all-party meeting on Thursday, everyone was on-board to take the country ahead and make this session of the parliament positive to achieve that goal. [Full Article...]

Death toll from Mogadishu police academy attack rises to 13

Death toll from Mogadishu police academy attack rises to 13 Police sources quoted in the report said the attacker infiltrated the General Kahiye Police Training Academy and struck during a police parade. Somali police guard the road leading to the scene of a suicide bomb attack on a police academy in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Thursday, Dec. [Full Article...]

Local lawmakers raise money for Salvation Army

Local lawmakers raise money for Salvation Army With just over a week left until Christmas, the Salvation Army is desperate to find volunteers for its annual kettle drive. "Those pennies that are dropped help what we do all year around". Volunteers will man kettles every day except Sunday. "And then they're also gonna be able to pick out things like stocking stuffers, stuffed animals, family games, and we even have a table of hats and mittens". [Full Article...]

Many Things Inside White House made me Uncomfortable: Manigault on Her Exit

Many Things Inside White House made me Uncomfortable: Manigault on Her Exit Mr Trump had said: "We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides, on many sides". Her appearance at an event during the convention was described as confrontational and hectic as she aggressively insisted reporters "Ask me a question about me", while sidestepping inquiries about the administration. [Full Article...]

India wants access to information collected by 'spy'

India wants access to information collected by 'spy' Submitting the countermemorial at the ICJ, Pakistan according to media reports said, "The Indians have not denied that Jadhav was travelling on a passport with an assumed Muslim name". File image of Kulbhushan Jadhav. The dossier also included evidence of contacts of Indian intelligence officials, working under diplomatic cover at the Indian High Commission in Islamabad, with terrorists. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says accusations of sexual misconduct 'fabricated'

Donald Trump says accusations of sexual misconduct 'fabricated' During the show, Samantha Holvey , Rachel Crooks and Jessica Leeds recalled separate instances in which they say Trump sexually harassed and forcibly kissed and groped them before he became president. Kirsten Gillibrand in a tweet that in itself appeared to be an act of sexual harassment. "Lightweight Senator Kirsten Gillibrand , a total flunky for [fellow New York Democratic Senator] Chuck... [Full Article...]

USA ready for North Korea talks 'without preconditions'

USA ready for North Korea talks 'without preconditions' The U.N. political chief said Tuesday that senior North Korea officials told him during a four-day visit to the country last week "that it was important to prevent war" over the country's rapidly advancing nuclear and ballistic missile programs. [Full Article...]

Roy Moore Vs. Doug Jones: Polls Are Closing in Alabama Senate Race

Roy Moore Vs. Doug Jones: Polls Are Closing in Alabama Senate Race Tonight's race is to fill the seat vacated by current Attorney General Jeff Sessions . "I couldn't vote for Roy Moore, I didn't vote for Roy Moore, but I wrote in a distinguished Republican name, and I think a lot of people could do that", Shelby said. [Full Article...]

Senator Gillibrand Trump is Trying to Silence Me ... With 'Sexist Smear' Tweet

Senator Gillibrand Trump is Trying to Silence Me ... With 'Sexist Smear' Tweet Kirsten Gillibrand as someone who once "would do anything" for campaign contributions, a "total flunky for Chuck Schumer " and a " lightweight " - tweeting the personal insults a day after she called for his resignation over multiple sexual assault allegations. [Full Article...]

Gas prices continue slide

Gas prices continue slide Gas prices rose in a handful of historically volatile states: 11 cents in IN, 8 cents in MI, 4 cents in OH and a penny in both Hawaii and IL. A week after falling under $2.50 a gallon, the lowest in more than a month , the price of gasoline declined another two cents, AAA said Monday in its weekly tally. [Full Article...]

Black Caps set West Indies mammoth task

Black Caps set West Indies mammoth task Taylor remained unbeaten and West Indies were set a target of 444 in their final innings. It's success was based on the outstanding performance of its frontline bowlers - Boult, Tim Southee and Neil Wagner - who contributed in every innings and to its batsmen who built on their efforts with solid scores which gave it the upper hand throughout the series. [Full Article...]


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