Cubans surf the web at home in Havana pilot project


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Downtown Havana resident Margarita Marquez says she received a special Christmas gift this year: web access at home, a rarity in a country with one of the lowest internet penetration rates in the world. Marquez, a 67-year-old retired university professor, was among those selected by the government two weeks ago to participate in a pilot project bringing the web into the homes of 2,000 inhabitants of the historic center of the island's capital.

Brian Fallon: Trump officials should be ‘hostile witnesses’ in Russia probe

Hillary Clinton 's former campaign spokesman suggested Thursday that he believes President-elect Donald Trump 's team may have been complicit in Russian cyberattacks interfering with the election. In a pair of tweets, Brian Fallon said, he doesn't think Trump will ever come around and accept the conclusion by U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia is directly guilty for hacking into the email accounts of Democrats during the election.

Report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election

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US releases detailed look at Russia’s election hacking

The U.S. on Thursday released its most detailed report yet on Russia's efforts to interfere in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts. The 13-page joint analysis by the Homeland Security Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation was first such report ever to attribute malicious cyber activity to a particular country or actors.

Year in Review: High profile cases

KIMT News 3- The long arm of the law touched many people in 2016 for crimes both old and new. On February 4, Edgar Concepcion Jr. of Charles City was resentenced for the murder and rape of his 3-year-old cousin.

US releases detailed look at Russiaa s election hacking

The U.S. on Thursday released its most detailed report yet on Russia's efforts to interfere in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts. The 13-page joint analysis by the Homeland Security Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation was first such report ever to attribute malicious cyber activity to a particular country or actors.

White House Announces Retaliation Against Russia: Sanctions, Ejecting Diplomats

President Barack Obama took unprecedented steps Thursday to retaliate against alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election, prompting vows from Russian authorities that Moscow will respond in kind. The administration described Russia's involvement as "Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities" and sanctioned four Russian individuals and five Russian entities for what it said was election interference.

US punishes Russia for hacking presidential campaign

To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis, right, looks at US Sen. John McCain centre left, during a press conference, Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016 in Riga, Latvia, while Lindsey Graham, R-SC., and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., stand in the background. Russia can expect hard-hitting sanctions from United States lawmakers if an investigation proves that Moscow interfered in the presidential election, a U.S. senator said Wednesday during a visit to Latvia.

A look at areas Obama has protected

President Barack Obama designated the 300,000 acres of land in the Gold Butte area as the Gold Butte National Monument. President Obama this week established two more national monuments, raising to 29 the number of times he has created or added to monuments, usually to protect the environment, under the 1906 Antiquities Act.

DNC Official Donna Brazile: Obama’s Sanctions ‘Insufficient’

President Barack Obama's sanctions Thursday against Russia for hacking during the 2016 presidential election are "insufficient" and "more must be done," said Democratic National Committee Interim Chair Donna Brazile. "We applaud President Obama for taking these actions in response to the Russian government-sponsored cyberattacks on the DNC, the Clinton campaign, and our free and fair elections," Brazile said in a statement .

Rubin: ‘Anti-Israel’ Obama Carrying Out Islamic ‘Mission’

President Barack Obama's "main mission" was to prop up the Islamic world, and the abstention from the U.N. Security Council vote condemning Israeli settlements was a "parting shot against Israel" and a "subliminal message to the Islamic world that he still stands with them," the former major of Shiloh, Israel, David Rubin told Newsmax TV on Thursday. "You cannot build strong alliances throughout the Islamic world without going against Israel, because unfortunately in the Islamic world, it's not acceptable to be supportive of Israel or even to say something good about Israel in public," Rubin told Bill Tucker, guest host of " The Steve Malzberg Show ."

Peter Morici: ‘Trump’s a Heck of a Lot Smarter Than Barack Obama’

Peter Morici, economist at the University of Maryland, tells Newsmax TV that although President-elect Donald Trump is much smarter than Barack Obama, it will take some time to undo all of the regulatory damage the outgoing command-in-chief has imposed on America during the last eight years. "I have no doubt that Mr. Trump's a heck of a lot smarter than Barack Obama but Barack Obama had eight years to do this damage so it's going to take a lot of time to undo it," Morici told Bill Tucker on "The Steve Malzberg Show."

With Trump’s victory, Republicans hope to overhaul Medicaid

When President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January, Republicans will have the opportunity to pull off something they have wanted to do for years - overhaul Medicaid, the program that provides health care to tens of millions of lower-income and disabled Americans. Any changes to the $500 billion-plus program hold enormous consequences not only for recipients but also for the states, which share in the cost.

Joint DHS, ODNI, FBI Statement on Russian Malicious Cyber Activity

DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE WASHINGTON, DC 20511 December 29, 2016 Joint DHS, ODNI, FBI Statement on Russian Malicious Cyber Activity On October 7, 2016, Secretary Johnson and Director Clapper issued a joint statement that the intelligence community is confident the Russian Government directed the recent compromises of e-mails from U.S. persons and institutions, including from U.S. political organizations, and that the disclosures of alleged hacked e-mails on sites like DCLeaks.com and WikiLeaks are consistent with the Russian-directed efforts. The statement also noted that the Russians have used similar tactics and techniques across Europe and Eurasia to influence public opinion there.

Garbage trucks to block possible Times Square truck attacks

Massive 20-ton sanitation trucks, weighted with an extra 15 tons of sand, will surround the iconic New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square, officials said Thursday, describing a security measure meant to stop deadly truck-driving attacks into crowds like those in Germany and France. The placement of the 65 trucks, along with 100 patrol cars, at intersections surrounding Times Square is a new element to an already heavily policed event that will include 7,000 officers, specially armed counterterrorism units and bomb-sniffing dogs.

USDA announces new conservation farmland transfer policy

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced a new policy designed to allow farmers to take land out of a conservation program early if it is to be transferred to the next generation of farmers. Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary Lanon Baccam says beginning Jan. 9, the USDA will offer an early termination opportunity for certain Conservation Reserve Program contracts.

Actions taken by Obama in response to Russian hacking

President Barack Obama slapped harsh sanctions on the Russian intelligence services Thursday, both for the hacking that disrupted the U.S. presidential election and for the harassment of U.S. diplomats working in Russia. The U.S. also released a detailed report exposing Russia's hacking infrastructure in an effort to help computer specialists prevent more cyberattacks.

Trump’s Inauguration Rabbi Slams Obama With Anti-Semitism Charge

The rabbi scheduled to deliver remarks at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration charged President Barack Obama as an anti-Semite. According to a Wednesday news release sent to Mic News , Rabbi Marvin Hier , dean and founder of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, will participate in the January 20th inauguration ceremony with five other faith leaders.

US considers mining limits in West to save sage grouse

In this April 20, 2013 file photo, male greater sage grouse perform mating rituals for a female grouse, not pictured, on a lake outside Walden, Colo. The Obama administration will release five possible plans Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, for limiting mining on federal land in the West to protect the vulnerable greater sage grouse, but it isn't saying which it prefers.

The Latest: McConnell calls US steps against Russia ‘late’

President-elect Donald Trump speaks to reporters at Mar-a-Lago, Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, in Palm Beach, Fla. WASHINGTON - The Latest on the Obama administration's response to Russia's interference in the U.S. elections, which it denies : Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is calling President Barack Obama's efforts to retaliate against Russian hacking "a good initial step, however late in coming."

Trump on Russia sanctions: Time to move on, but I’ll meet with intelligence agencies anyway


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President-elect Donald Trump responded Thursday to President Barack Obama's fresh sanctions against Russia, saying that it's "time to move on," but that he'll meet with intelligence officials to discuss Russian involvement in election hacks anyway. "It's time for our country to move on to bigger and better things," Trump said in a brief evening statement.

US expels 35 Russian diplomats in response to election hacking

In a sweeping response to election hacking and other bad behavior, President Barack Obama on Thursday sanctioned Russian intelligence services and their top officials, kicked out 35 Russian officials and shuttered two Russian-owned compounds in the US. It was the strongest action the Obama administration has taken to date to retaliate for a cyberattack.

Trump Adviser: Americans Replaced Obama With ‘A Real Man, A True Man Who Loves This Country’

A senior member of President-elect Donald Trump's transition team suggested on Thursday that America would "be a leader in the world once again" after President Barack Obama leaves office because the country had chosen a "real man" over Hillary Clinton. During an interview on MSNBC's Chris Jansing, Trump adviser Boris Epshteyn downplayed reports that members of the Rockettes had objected to performing at the president-elect's inauguration.

White House bars Russian diplomats from riverfront compound

Russian Federation diplomats will no longer have access to the swanky riverfront compound on Maryland's Eastern Shore where they played tennis, went sailing and enjoyed respite from the nation's capital. As part of the move to punish Russia for its role in hacking the Democratic National Committee and influencing a United States election, President Barack Obama on Thursday announced sanctions that include shuttering the compound.

i America Must Choose Diplomacy Over War


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The 2016 election and its terrifying aftermath have pulled millions of Americans into a maelstrom of racism, xenophobia, anti-immigrant hysteria, and Islamophobia, which simultaneously reflects and prepares the ground for an even more militarized, private-profit-driven, anti-Muslim, and anti-immigrant foreign policy. We don't yet know whether Donald Trump's foreign policy will reflect his earlier dalliance with isolationism or move closer to the rabid military interventionism favored by so many of his chosen generals.

Garry Eugene ‘Pop’ Embrey

Garry Eugene "Pop" Embrey, age 80 of Franklin, Georgia, passed away December 29, 2016. He was born October 30, 1936 in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Roy Embrey and Pauline Stanford Embrey.

Republicans Propose Bill To Impose Fines For Live-Streaming From House Floor


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Likely in response to the 25-hour sit-in staged by Democrats earlier in 2016, protesting the lack of gun reform, House Speaker Paul Ryan has proposed new fines and ethics violations for House members that take photo and video from the floor of the chamber. Digital Trends reports: According to Bloomberg , the first violation will net violators a $500 fine, which will be deducted from member's paychecks.

With Trumpa s victory, GOP hopes to overhaul Medicaid

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., left, joined by Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., heads to a meeting of House Republicans on Capitol Hill in Washington. When President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January, Republicans will have the opportunity to do something they have desired for years - overhaul Medicaid, the program that provides health care to millions of lower-income and disabled Americans.

C-SPAN unveils first presidential portrait of Donald Trump

Although President-elect Donald Trump isn't president yet, C-SPAN has unveiled his first presidential portrait as part of its American Presidents Life Portraits exhibit. C-SPAN unveils first presidential portrait of Donald Trump Although President-elect Donald Trump isn't president yet, C-SPAN has unveiled his first presidential portrait as part of its American Presidents Life Portraits exhibit.

Trump says US will buy, hire American

Johns Hopkins Medicine CEO Dr. Paul Rothman, left, and Carlyle Group co-founder and co-CEO David Rubenstein arrive at Mar-a-Lago for meetings with President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team, Wednesday in Palm Beach, Fla. Trump has made the promise before.

Asked bout Russia sanctions, Trump thinks we should move on

Trump has cast doubt on the findings of U.S. intelligence agencies that Russian hackers meddled in the U.S. election Asked bout Russia sanctions, Trump thinks we should move on Trump has cast doubt on the findings of U.S. intelligence agencies that Russian hackers meddled in the U.S. election Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2iJ6jpB Trump has cast doubt on the findings of U.S. intelligence agencies that Russian hackers meddled in the U.S. election

‘Charlatan’ Evangelist To Pray With Trump At Inauguration

A televangelist who encourages her followers to get closer to God by sending money to her has been invited to Donald Trump's inauguration. Paula White spent much of the 2016 presidential campaign convincing evangelicals to vote for Trump, assuring them that he " accepts Jesus as his Lord and savior ," she told Politico.

2016 Health Care Year in Review

This was a tumultuous year in health care and elsewhere. Wherever we looked, the improbable and unbelievable became true and believable: from Brexit to a President-elect Trump to alleged foreign sabotage of our political institutions.

Harder Since The Left Entered Tizzyland

As the "second most conservative man in the world," according to a Washington Post Magazine humor columnist, I much prefer reading, and get most of my news from, publications of the left. Like The Huffington Post, Mother Jones, Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, and The Atlantic Monthly .

Eggnog, the Way the Supreme Court Made It

Our annual publication of the U.S. Supreme Court's eggnog recipe comes with the usual admonition: It is potent stuff, not to be drunk before driving. But if you like classic eggnog, not the chemical brew that grocery stores offer, it is hard to beat.

With Trump’s victory, GOP hopes to overhaul Medicaid

Patricia Krenwinkel, once a devout follower of cult killer Charles Manson and now the longest-serving female inmate in California, appeared again Thursday before a parole board - 47 years after she helped kill... Patricia Krenwinkel, once a devout follower of cult killer Charles Manson and now the longest-serving female inmate in California, appeared again Thursday before a parole board - 47 years after she helped kill pregnant... Once-bustling Renwick, Iowa, lost its grocery, hardware store, school and Ford dealership years ago, but when its sole bar closed last June, it seemed to some residents there wasn't much of a town left.

Ministers clash over call to annex West Bank in wake of UN resolution

Housing Minister Yoav Galant and Education Minister Naftali Bennett at the cabinet meeting at PM Netanyahu's office in Jerusalem on June 7, 2015. Housing Minister Yoav Galant, from the center-right Kulanu party, rebuffed a call this week by Education Minister Naftali Bennett, who leads the pro-settler Jewish Home party, to annex the West Bank in the wake of a Security Council resolution last week denouncing settlements on territory claimed by the Palestinians for a future state, including East Jerusalem.

Nine ‘amazing’ moments from the Obama presidency

Talking to Valerie Jarrett about her time as senior adviser to President Obama and specifically about that time he sang "Amazing Grace" in Charleston, S.C., on June 26, 2015, got me to thinking about other amazing moments of the Obama presidency. So, before Obama nostalgia hits full-tilt after New Year's Day, here are nine "amazing" moments from his presidency.

Menlo Park: Immigrant protection with ‘teeth’ sought

A local resident pushing for Menlo Park to create an ordinance to protect its undocumented immigrant population is hopeful the new mayor will hold a hearing on the idea in January. Jen Mazzon, who introduced the proposal after Donald Trump became president-elect and launched a website that features a sample ordinance, community survey and regular updates, on Wednesday said she was writing a letter to Mayor Kirsten Keith, asking her to schedule a hearing on an ordinance next month.

APNewsBreak: US considers mining limits to save sage grouse

The Obama administration will release five possible plans Thursday for limiting mining on federal land in the West to protect the vulnerable greater sage grouse, but it isn't saying which it prefers. The options range from banning new mining activity on about 15,000 square miles for up to 20 years to imposing no additional restrictions on mine locations.

Q&A with Neubergera s Brett Reiner on small-cap funds

They've been one of the big winners in the post-election stock market rally, largely due to the belief that they are poised to benefit more than other companies from President-elect Donald Trump's proposed policies. We spoke with Brett Reiner, a managing director and associate portfolio manager at the Neuberger Berman Genesis fund, about this recent run-up.

Bill Clinton vows major donation to foundation

The Clintons are redoubling their commitment to their family foundation - pledging to donate $200,000 to their family charity after Donald Trump pulled off a stunning victory over Hillary Clinton in the November presidential election. Clinton Foundation chairman Bruce Lindsey, a longtime Clinton crony, announced the family's latest move in an email Wednesday to supporters.

McCain calls for sanctions on Russia over election actions

U.S. Senator John McCain, R-Ariz., U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., left, and U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., right, listen to a question during a news conference following a meeting with Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite at the Presidential Palace in Vilnius, Lithuania, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016. McCain is a part of the U.S. Senate delegation including fellow Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham and Democrat Sen. Amy Klobuchar that is visiting the Baltic region for talks with local political leaders.

Prosecutor considers run for Harrisburg mayor

Dauphin County Chief Deputy District Attorney Johnny Baer has prosecuted many of Harrisburg's most serious crimes over the past decade. Now, the chief deputy district attorney is considering trading his courtroom gig against suspected killers for the mayor's job.

‘We see the hope of peace slipping away’; Relations between …

It took eight years of backbiting and pretending they got along for relations between President Barack Obama's administration and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government to finally hit rock bottom. Though they've clashed bitterly before, mostly notably over Iran, the two governments seemed farther apart than ever after a speech Wednesday by Secretary of State John Kerry and last week's United Nations resolution.

Daredevil skiing INSIDE a glacier captured in nail-biting footage

Munich is famous for its beer halls but it's champagne all the way in the sumptuous Bayerischer Hof hotel - a home from home for the rich and famous From Rihanna's homeland of Barbados to the Bahamas and Jamaica: How to pick the right Caribbean paradise for YOU What IS the etiquette for talking to strangers on public transport? A psychologist reveals all Think YOU had a hard time at the airport? Hilarious images capture weary travellers at the end of their tether Now THAT'S a princely sum! Historic hotel with 74 bedrooms built by the Emperor of Austria could be your renovation project... for A 1million Fly to New York for A 56: Norwegian Air to offer cheapest transatlantic flight yet Is global warming going to cancel the ski season? Popular resorts are completely shut down after no snow falls for a MONTH and temperatures soar leaving 45,000 people out of work A yoke-al brawl! Spanish ... (more)

Deadly floods voted top news story of 2016 in West Virginia

This Thursday June 23, 2016, file image provided by the Greenbrier shows flooding on the 17th green of the Old White Course at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., an area scheduled to host a PGA tour event two weeks later. The floods were voted the top story for 2016 in a poll of editors and broadcasters, who chose them in a year that also included tragic stories of substance abuse and an election in which voters emphatically supported Republican Donald Trump for president and Democrat Jim Justice for governor.

Trump’s Middle East Policy Revealed?

During one of his "thank-you" tour stops, Donald Trump announced on Dec. 1 : We will pursue a new foreign policy that finally learns from the mistakes of the past. We will stop looking to topple regimes and overthrow governments, folks.

1878: Pro baseball started in Cuba

On this day in 1878 , professional baseball started in Cuba. The first game was between Habana and Almendares, the two teams that would be great rivals until Castro dissolved the league after the 1960-61 season.

Thursday’s Morning Email: Putin Announces Cease-fire In Syria

BENJAMIN NETANYAHU THROWS HIS SUPPORT BEHIND DONALD TRUMP The Prime Minister of Israel called Secretary of State John Kerry's speech renouncing Israeli settlements " almost as unbalanced as the anti-Israel resolution passed at the U.N. last week." The top candidates for DNC have dodged the debate on where they stand on President Barack Obama's vetoing of the U.N. Israel resolution .

Asked about Russia sanctions, Trump says ‘we ought to get on with our lives’

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested that the United States and Russia lay to rest the controversy over Moscow's computer hacking of Democratic Party computers, saying, "We ought to get on with our lives." Trump has cast doubt on the findings of U.S. intelligence agencies that Russian hackers took information from Democratic Party computers and individuals and posted it online to help Trump win the election.

8 family slayings still unsolved as Ohio sheriff is sworn in

The appointed southern Ohio sheriff investigating the slayings of eight people from one family has been sworn in for a four-year term after winning election. Democratic Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader was sworn in Wednesday by Republican Attorney General Mike DeWine, whose office is working with Reader's on the massive investigation into the April slayings.

‘Crack King’ Clemency

Once known as the "crack king" of Oakland, Darryl Reed officially became a free man Wednesday night after he and 110 others were granted clemency by President Barack Obama in September. Cheryl Hurd reports.

10 things to know for Thursday

Debbie Reynolds embodied the sunshine of postwar America on the screen, while Carrie Fisher brought the sass and sarcasm of the Baby Boomers to her work. Mother and daughter died on successive days.

Return of Nevada nukes?

Donald Trump's talk and tweets of upgrading U.S. nuclear arms and possibly restarting the arms race raises the issue of whether nuclear testing in Nevada could return. "The United States must greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability until such time as the world comes to its senses regarding nukes," Trump wrote on Twitter on Dec. 22. Trump's stance would be an extreme change in U.S. policy if he carried it out in the White House.

Trump holds Q&A, discussing jobs, Russia, Israel

President-elect Donald Trump applauded the return of 8,000 jobs to the U.S. and hailed his transition discussions with President Barack Obama in a series of comments that amounted to the most detailed interaction he's had with journalists since before the election. In one of his cameos Wednesday on the front steps of his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, Trump touted plans by a Japanese mogul to bring jobs to the United States.

US senators: Russia should be sanctioned for election hacks

Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis, right, looks at US Sen. John McCain centre left, during a press conference, Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016 in Riga, Latvia, while Lindsey Graham, R-SC., and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., stand in the background. Russia can expect hard-hitting sanctions from United States lawmakers if an investigation proves that Moscow interfered in the presidential election, a U.S. senator said Wednesday during a visit to Latvia.

5 Hot Topics Hitting Public Finance in 2017

In what could be a tumultuous year for state and local finances, these five issues are likely to take center stage. Many Capitol Hill watchers expect federal tax reform to roll forward in some fashion in 2017 now that a Republican will be in the White House.

With 750 Dead, a feeling of civic embarrassment in Chicago

A woman holding a child watches members of the Chicago Fire Department transport a person who was shot near the intersection of South May Street and West 58th Street on Monday in Chicago, Ill. Members of the Chicago Fire Department transport a person who was shot near the intersection of South May Street and West 58th Street on Monday in Chicago, Ill.

US senators to eastern European allies: Russia should be sanctioned

U.S. senators visiting eastern European allies to discuss security issues called for sanctions against Russia for interfering in the presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts. Their demands came amid ongoing discussions among U.S. officials on an imminent response to alleged Russian meddling that would ensure the U.S. takes action before President-elect Donald Trump takes office.

Irish based Medtronic must face revived US lawsuit over Infuse

A federal appeals court on Wednesday revived a lawsuit accusing Medtronic Plc of defrauding shareholders by covering up negative side effects from its Infuse bone growth product for nearly a decade. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Paul, Minnesota said a lower court judge erred in finding that the plaintiff shareholders sued too late, by waiting more than two years after learning information that could suggest an intent to defraud.

UFC 207: Main Card Picks

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Obama expands environmental legacy with 2 Western monuments

President Barack Obama expanded his environmental legacy in the final days of his presidency with national monuments designations on lands in Utah and Nevada that have become flashpoints over use of public land in the U.S. West. The Bears Ears National Monument in Utah will cover 1.35 million acres in the Four Corners region, the White House announced Wednesday.

2016 wasn’t the worst year ever

In 2017 will Donald Trump be a madman, setting off wars and eviscerating American institutions, making bargains with the Russian devil at the expense of allies? Picture: Reuters It is easy to think 2016 has been the worst year in US history. Not by a long shot, says Jennifer Rubin.

Why I Call BS On US Claims “Gang-Up On Israel” Meeting Never Took Place

The White House vehemently denied a report Wednesday morning claiming Secretary of State John Kerry and National Security Adviser Susan Rice discussed the controversial U.N. resolution condemning Israeli settlements with a top Palestinian official days before Friday's Security Council vote. An Egyptian news site first published what it claimed to be details of the meeting with Palestinian official Saeb Erekat and others.

Pokemon Go, Trump top Google trend list

This file photo taken on January 11, 2011 shows a screen image of the Google logo in Washington, DC. AFP / KAREN BLEIER According to Google's global trends report released Wednesday, the augmented reality game from Nintendo was the most-searched item online in 2016.

Yellen’s Fed policies face obstacles in ’17

Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen and the Fed can finally expect some help from Washington in 2017, after three years of work to juice up a slow economy. Tax cuts and infrastructure spending planned by President-elect Donald Trump, if backed by the Republican-controlled Congress, would lighten the load for a Fed whose easy-money policies have been the primary economic support for the nation.

Defund The United Nations

When I first saw the headlines about Secretary of State John Kerry's latest threat to Israel I wondered if Kerry had finally lost all connection to reality. Based on predecessor Hillary Clinton's experience, the office would seem to do that to people.

Erdogan vows to ‘destroy threats’ after Istanbul gunman kills 39

Turkey's president vowed to "destroy threats" targeting the nation after a gunman opened fire inside a popular Istanbul nightclub, killing at least 39 people, including 15 foreigners - an act of terrorism that has become grimly familiar in Turkey. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack, the latest in a string of assaults that have multiplied as Turkey steps up its war against Islamic State and Kurdish militants.

Trump gives bizarre, impromptu press conference in Florida

With boxing promoter Don King by his side in front of the Mar-a-Lago resort, Trump opined on a handful of current events, including US Secretary of State John Kerry's final plea for peac e between Israelis and Palestinians. Saying Kerry's assessment "speaks for itself," Trump declined to go into specifics, adding cryptically: "different views we'll see what happens after January 20, right?" Earlier Wednesday, Trump tweeted , "We cannot continue to let Israel be treated with such total disdain and disrespect.

Report: 8 years of Obama vacations cost at least $85 million

As America's first family enjoys its eighth and final vacation in Hawaii, new estimates put the price tag of the Obamas' annual trip at $3.5 million or more. In total, the cost of the first family's personal or largely personal travel during the last eight years comes to $85 million - though that is likely to climb to $90 million after additional records are released, according to the conservative group Judicial Watch based on federal government records.

Report: Latin America Offers A Haven For Jihadis

A new report released on December 9 by Spain's Defense Ministry describes how Islamic terrorists operate and fundraise in Latin America to plan attacks on the United States. Translated by watchdog group Judicial Watch on Wednesday, the document states, "Latin America represents an important region for Islamic radicalism because conditions enable the free, almost undetectable, movement of their members throughout the region."

Obama names Utah, Nevada monuments despite GOP opposition

President Barack Obama designated two national monuments Wednesday at sites in Utah and Nevada that have become key flashpoints over use of public land in the U.S. West, marking the administration's latest move to protect environmentally sensitive areas in its final days. The Bears Ears National Monument in Utah will cover 1.35 million acres in the Four Corners region, the White House said.

Federal judge orders torture report preserved

A federal judge ordered the government Wednesday to preserve a 2014 Senate report documenting the alleged abuse of CIA detainees that occurred after the September 11 attacks. Lawyers for Abd al-Rahim Al-Nashiri -- who has been charged for his involvement in the bombing of the USS Cole in 2000 -- sought preservation last month of a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence report entitled, "Committee Study of the Central Intelligence Agency's Detention and Interrogation Program."

C&L’s Late Nite Music Club With Suede

In 1992, it seemed that the only buzzword for rock music was grunge. Suede's debut single, "The Drowners", came out that year though and, with a bucking the dressing down trend and embracing Bowie and Bolan instead of Black Sabbath and Black Flag, served as a bit of an antithesis to all that chatter and groan.

Donald Trump credits impending administration for return of 8,000 jobs from Sprint

After weeks of giving only brief comments to the media, Donald Trump made a series of public statements Wednesday, applauding the return of 8,000 jobs to the U.S. and hailing his discussions with President Barack Obama. In one of his cameos on the front steps of his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, Trump touted plans by a Japanese mogul to bring those jobs to the United States.

The floor of the Texas State Capitol rotunda

The State Capitol building is pretty quiet this time of year, but that will change when the Texas legislature convenes Jan. 10. Political insiders, like Butts, expect this will be a contentious session with the some internal battles within Texas GOP over local control versus state control. Some hard line Republicans want the state to have more of a say in what Butts said various parts of the state government have criticized the federal government for "sticking its nose" in the state's business.

Eastern Kentucky beats Div. II Virginia Wise 70-51

The afternoon bite has been terrific this week; however, look for the action to take a break beginning today, as strong northerly winds are forecasted and it likely will be several days before conditions calm enough for the action to return. Clear Creek volleyball's run to state finals, unique quirks make Wildcats the county's No.

Valparaiso closes non-league play winning 7 of last 9

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt articulated the Four Freedoms as goals in his State of the Union address Jan. 6, 1941. With this statement, he rejected the non-interventionist policies that dominated American foreign policy subsequent to the end of World War I and our rejection of the League of Nations.

Donald Trump inaugural to include prayers from prosperity preachers

Two preachers who teach that God will make the faithful rich are among the religious leaders chosen to offer prayers at President-elect Donald Trump 's swearing-in, the inaugural committee said Wednesday. Prosperity gospel preachers Paula White, a friend of Trump's, and Bishop Wayne T. Jackson, whose Detroit church hosted the Republican in September, will be among six faith leaders selected to participate in the Jan. 20 inauguration.

Search for truth amid torrent of media bashing

In July, I wrote an amazingly intelligent column explaining how Donald Trump, then dismissed as an erratic underdog, could win the presidential election. Voters were hungry for change, I wrote, and "when it comes to change, Trump can fairly claim to own the brand."

Legislators Propose Bills To Change Electoral Vote

Every four years after a presidential election, it seems, delegates and senators introduce bills to the General Assembly to change the way Virginia allocates its 13 Electoral College votes. A pair of Republicans prefiled identical House and Senate bills for the 2017 legislative session beginning Jan. 11 that would award only two of the commonwealth's 13 electoral votes to the winner of the statewide popular vote.

Trump accuses Obama of ‘inflammatory’ roadblocks

President-elect Donald Trump accused President Barack Obama on Wednesday of throwing up "inflammatory" roadblocks during the transition of power and his administration of treating Israel with "total disdain," further straining the veneer of civility between the incoming and outgoing leaders. Although Trump didn't detail his complaints in his morning broadsides on Twitter, the president-elect has made it clear it didn't sit well with him when Obama recently boasted he would have won the election if he'd been running.

New effort to help pallid sturgeon

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' newest effort in the long fight to save the pallid sturgeon is concentrated on 10 sites in the Missouri River between Kansas City and St. Louis. The Corps is working to re-engineer and restore some of the sites to allow better habitat for the pallid sturgeon, which has been an endangered species since 1990.

Redflex signs non-prosecution deal over US corruption scandal

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