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People United Nations political chief Feltman to visit N. Korea
Author: 0 United Nations political chief Feltman to visit N. Korea

Starting Tuesday, Feltman will meet a number of North Korean officials, including foreign minister Ri Yong Ho, as well as foreign diplomats and United Nations staff, spokeswoman Eri Kaneko said. This photo, taken by AFP on December 4, 2017, shows Jeffrey Feltman, the United Nations undersecretary general for political affairs, who will visit North Korea this week.

People San Marcos officer killed by suspect while serving warrant
Author: 0 San Marcos officer killed by suspect while serving warrant

Officer Copeland was hit multiple times and rushed by a fellow police officer to Central Texas Medical Center in the back of a police auto. Copeland and other officers present were shot at by the suspect, "much like in an ambush type of situation".

People Enter the 'petro'- Venezuela to launch oil-backed cryptocurrency
Author: 0 Enter the 'petro'- Venezuela to launch oil-backed cryptocurrency

The currency would help Venezuela "to advance in monetary sovereignty, carry out its financial transactions to overcome the financial blockade", according to Maduro. The announcement bewildered some followers of cryptocurrencies, which typically are not backed by any government or central banks. The currency has lost 96% of its value this year.

People Rosenberg will step down while investigation unfolds
Author: 0 Rosenberg will step down while investigation unfolds

Democrats caucused for hours behind closed doors Monday to discuss the future leadership of the Senate. State Sen. Harriette Chandler, the Senate's majority leader and top deputy, is poised to become the chamber's acting Senate President and replace Stanley Rosenberg amid the whirlwind of turmoil that's enveloped the chamber.

People Senate Passes $1.4 Trillion Tax Cut Legislation
Author: 0 Senate Passes $1.4 Trillion Tax Cut Legislation

Republican senators will now move to reconcile their legislation with the House's proposal, passed in mid-November. "It could also be 20 (percent)". The letter, first posted Wednesday on CNBC's website , is signed by 137 economists but lists as its author the RATE Coalition, a political advocacy nonprofit representing a group of large USA corporations.

People Portugal, Spain, in same 2018 WCup group
Author: 0 Portugal, Spain, in same 2018 WCup group

Spain , clicking into gear again after under-performing in recent years, were seen as the team to avoid after missing out on a place among the top seeds. However, at the same time as USA investigations into Russian Federation for influence in the 2016 election, the highly anticipated World Cup draw was taking place in Moscow, thereby determining the World Cup groups that the qualified teams will play in this summer.

People Trump's Approved Travel Bans Rips Families Apart, Advocates Say
Author: 0 Trump's Approved Travel Bans Rips Families Apart, Advocates Say

Both sets of challengers said the latest ban, like the earlier ones, discriminates against Muslims in violation of the US Constitution and is not permissible under immigration laws. The travel ban affects all residents of six mostly Muslim countries: Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen. The ban also covers people from North Korea and certain government officials from Venezuela.

People Women Accuse California Assemblyman Of Sexual Harassment
Author: 0 Women Accuse California Assemblyman Of Sexual Harassment

The Assembly will hire an outside law firm to investigate the claim by Lopez, a Sacramento lobbyist. She went public following a call by the Assembly Rules Committee for alleged victims to come forward and name names. According to Lopez, she was cornered in a bathroom as Dababneh "stood blocking the door and began to masturbate and move toward me, urging me to touch him".

People Severe weather warning as Cyclone Ockhi set to intensify: latest IMD alert
Author: 0 Severe weather warning as Cyclone Ockhi set to intensify: latest IMD alert

Meanwhile, women members of the fisher folk community held a protest in Kanyakumari district demanding that authorities intensify rescue operations to trace those caught in the deep sea in the wake of cyclone Ockhi . Many rescued fishermen have been admitted to the medical college here and general hospitals since they were weak after being in the sea for the last 48 hours, the official said.

People Destroy terror havens or we'll: Central Intelligence Agency to Pak
Author: 0 Destroy terror havens or we'll: Central Intelligence Agency to Pak

U.S. Secretary for Defense, Jim Mattis, sits opposite Britain's Secretary of State for Defence, Gavin Williamson, before a meeting at the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in central London, Britain November 10, 2017. It was Mattis' first trip to Pakistan as secretary. The U.S. had last week directed Pakistan to immediately charge and arrest Saeed and warned of repercussions if it did not comply.

People Playing in Rose Bowl a bonus for playoff-bound Oklahoma
Author: 0 Playing in Rose Bowl a bonus for playoff-bound Oklahoma

It's that attitude that has helped the Sooners improve week-in and week-out. First, there was September's 31-16 win over Ohio State in Columbus, which sent the Buckeyes' offense spiraling into a temporary existential crisis. Part of Michigan's appeal is strong ticket sales and television ratings - the Michigan-Ohio State game on November 25 drew Fox's best-metered market rating ever for a regular-season college game with a 6.7 rating.

People It's likely this Aberdeen Toys R Us store will shut next year
Author: 0 It's likely this Aberdeen Toys R Us store will shut next year

The UK toy retail landscape is set for a big change, as Toys R Us confirmed today that at least 26 UK stores will close. The firm said it anticipated redundancies among its workforce of 3,200 but did not give a specific number. Mr Knights said the closures had been "a hard decision" but said the company needed to take "strong and decisive action" to try and turn around the business.

Author: 0 Ex-Yemeni president Saleh killed by allies

Saleh was forced to step down in 2012, after his forces waged a bloody crackdown on peaceful Arab Spring-inspired protests calling for his ouster. "We ask civilians to remain at least 500 meters (yards) away from Houthi military vehicles and gatherings", it said.

People Winter Weather Advisory Issued
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Snowfall of 6 to 8 inches - with locally higher amounts - is possible from just north of the Iron Range north toward the Canadian border. The wind will start to increase by mid-day out of the NW at 20-45 miles per hour with higher gusts. To the southeast, the Twin Ports and Interstate 35 corridor are expected to see 1 to 3 inches of snow. A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties.

People Los Angeles Lakers to enforce so-called 'LaVar Ball rule'
Author: 0 Los Angeles Lakers to enforce so-called 'LaVar Ball rule'

While previously a rule, the regulation had not been enforced by the organization until now as LaVar Ball's recent criticisms of Luke Walton forces the team's hand. "Go get the W. Do whatever it takes". The league's rule is that an individual must be credentialed in order to enter onto the court. But, that isn't going to stop LaVar Ball from talking.

People Ex-US Rep Brown gets 5-year prison sentence in fraud case
Author: 0 Ex-US Rep Brown gets 5-year prison sentence in fraud case

The slogan of purported educational charity One Door for Education was "we make your educational dreams a reality". Simmons pleaded guilty to some charges earlier this year, leading to Brown's conviction. Federal prosecutors said the three used One Door to bring in more than $800,000 between 2012 and 2016, including a high-profile golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass.

People FCC:
Author: 0 FCC: "Desperate" net neutrality supporters won't delay vote

There are multiple reports that the comments include fake ones, perhaps made by bots. His concern was echoed by Rosenworcel, who also brought up other issues with the process, like an alleged denial of service attack that crashed the system, and 50,000 comments that were submitted but are apparently missing from the public record.

People Trump's Utah Agenda: Keep Romney Out of the Senate
Author: 0 Trump's Utah Agenda: Keep Romney Out of the Senate

According to Trump deputies, the president's relationship with Hatch began before Romney planned of being Utah's senator. And indeed, Hatch was reportedly telling friends he wouldn't. "He's been one of the best presidents I've served under, and the reason is he's not afraid to make decisions", Hatch said when asked about Trump's retweets of videos of Muslim violence from fringe British political group Britain First.

People Obama on social media: You've got to 'think before you tweet'
Author: 0 Obama on social media: You've got to 'think before you tweet'

According to Mr. Rhodes, the Obama Foundation also wanted to highlight the importance of Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs). "I like him (Modi) and I think he has the vision for the country". Though he said that he had known some "kind people", he admitted that he didn't have somebody "who took me under their wing and groomed me". "Have a little bit of an edit function ...

Author: 0 United Kingdom government bans all Russian anti-virus software from Secret-rated systems

Specifically, the Martin warns that systems containing information classified as "SECRET and above", while some systems containing material classified as Official, should not use products that originated in Russian Federation. The Register has sought comment from Kaspersky Labs on the National Cyber Security Centre's decision and Barclays' actions and will update this story if we receive any information.

People Hero UK officer holds onto van dangling off bridge
Author: 0 Hero UK officer holds onto van dangling off bridge

He quickly realised the injured driver was trapped inside and the vehicle was swaying due to wind and passing lorries. PC Willis managed to single handedly stabilise the lorry and save the driver, who was later taken to hospital with serious but non life threatening injuries.

People USA top court leaves in place Texas ruling questioning gay spousal benefits
Author: 0 USA top court leaves in place Texas ruling questioning gay spousal benefits

Supreme court could have taken the case and used it to further expand Obergefell ". Such a ruling again could be appealed to the nation's top court. The state court's June decision in Pidgeon v. Opponents of gay marriage sued, prompting a district judge to block the benefits, ruling that they violated a state law and constitutional amendment barring government recognition of same-sex marriages.

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