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World Trump says China 'caught' shipping oil to North Korea
Author: 0 Trump says China 'caught' shipping oil to North Korea

The Chosun Ilbo , a South Korean newspaper, reported December 26 that USA spy satellites had observed Chinese vessels allegedly transferring oil to North Korean ships in the sea between the two countries about 30 times since October, citing unidentified South Korea government officials.

World Statewide average gas prices up
Author: 0 Statewide average gas prices up

Auto club AAA announced the new lower prices in a press release Tuesday. In another supply constraint, a major pipeline in the North Sea requires repairs. Rising oil prices are pushing pump prices higher. Petersburg-Clearwater ($2.29), Jacksonville ($2.30), and Orlando ($2.31). Lowest price in the state Monday was $1.83 per gallon in Katy.

World Egyptian court convicts British woman of Tramadol smuggling
Author: 0 Egyptian court convicts British woman of Tramadol smuggling

Tramadol is a Class C prescription drug in the United Kingdom but is banned in Egypt as it is widely used as a heroin substitute. The 33-year-old claimed she didn't know they were illegal and had taken them for her Egyptian lover Omar Caboo's bad back.

World Russian Federation willing to mediate US-North Korea talks
Author: 0 Russian Federation willing to mediate US-North Korea talks

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the White House have sent mixed messages regarding the administration's stance toward North Korea after Pyongyang launched an intercontinental ballistic missile late last month. Meanwhile, neighbouring South Korea, on Tuesday hoped that Pyongyang and Washington would open negotiations and diplomatic channels will be engaged between them in 2018.

World With messages of peace Christmas celebrated across Kashmir
Author: 0 With messages of peace Christmas celebrated across Kashmir

Markets in various parts of India have also begun selling Christmas-related decor, such as cut outs of Santa Claus, Christmas stars of various sizes and colour variants, fairy lights and so on. "Celebrating Christmas in Kashmir is a special occasion as people from across the world visit here during winter and come to churches and celebrate Christmas", said Father Roy of All Saints Catholic Church MA Road in Srinagar.

World CHP Officers Seriously Injured In Horrific Highway 880 Crash
Author: 0 CHP Officers Seriously Injured In Horrific Highway 880 Crash

The accident was reported at 11:59 p.m. Sunday just north of Highway 92. The 33-year-old officer had been with the CHP for a little over a year. When released from the hospital, CHP says they have enough evidence to charge the driver with "very serious felony charges".

World Jadhav has not been given consular access, clarifies Pak FO
Author: 0 Jadhav has not been given consular access, clarifies Pak FO

Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife and mother will meet him in Pakistan on Monday. Jadhav's family is expected to leave Pakistan soon after the meeting. He affirmed that Kulbhushan was not given consular access as the Indian official was barred to speak anything.

World Emirates stops flying to Tunisia
Author: 0 Emirates stops flying to Tunisia

This new tension between Tunis and Abu Dhabi comes as Tunisian women had said their travel to the Gulf state on UAE airlines had been delayed and some had been forced to undergo additional examination of their visas, which triggered angry reactions on social media and media outlets in Tunisia.

World Can Arsenal stop the rot versus Liverpool?
Author: 0 Can Arsenal stop the rot versus Liverpool?

There was one last plot twist as Firmino bagged Liverpool's equaliser to cap a breath-taking clash that was nearly as memorable as the Reds' 4-3 victory over Arsenal in the corresponding fixture last season. "First half we dominated". It felt like we shouldn't have conceded but we did. He's the first Liverpool player to score 20 goals before Christmas since Ian Rush and after appearing pretty wasteful in his first few games, the former Roma man has been on a tear.

World Elderly couple said 60 pounds of pot was for Christmas presents
Author: 0 Elderly couple said 60 pounds of pot was for Christmas presents

They told police they were traveling from California and meant to make stops in Boston, Mass. and Vermont to distribute the holiday cheer to family and friends. The marijuana had an estimated street value of over $300,000. Barbara was not arrested, but Patrick was - he's now out on bond. An update from the YNT explains Patrick was jailed on charges of possession of marijuana with the intent to deliver and having no drug tax stamp.

World Saudi Escalates War on Yemeni Civilians after Riyadh Missile Strike
Author: 0 Saudi Escalates War on Yemeni Civilians after Riyadh Missile Strike

The Yemeni rebels, known as the Houthis, said they launched a ballistic missile to target Yamama Palace in Riyadh, where King Salman chairs weekly government meetings and receives dignitaries and heads of state from around the world. "Coalition forces confirm intercepting an Iranian-Houthi missile targeting (the) south of Riyadh". Iran , a Shia-oriented regional heavyweight and arch-rival of Sunni-inclined Saudi Arabia, has repeatedly denied it had armed the Houthis.

World Atletico report Barcelona for going after Griezmann
Author: 0 Atletico report Barcelona for going after Griezmann

The former Ajax player then forced a move to Barcelona in 2014 for a fee of about £65m and has gone on to score 130 goals in 168 appearances for the Blaugrana. Sky Sports says that a Federation Internationale de Football Association spokesman has confirmed to them that they "have received a complaint from Atletico Madrid ".

World Mike Pence reschedules Middle East visit for January
Author: 0 Mike Pence reschedules Middle East visit for January

This was the Trump administration's first Security Council veto, and all 14 other members supported the resolution, underscoring the USA isolation on the issue. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas had originally meant to meet with Pence but pulled out of the meeting after denouncing Trump's decision. The two religious leaders also declined to meet with Pence.

World IOF arrest mother hours after taking her teenage daughter
Author: 0 IOF arrest mother hours after taking her teenage daughter

Speaking to the Jerusalem Post, Tamimi's father told the outlet that soldiers had also "beaten his family", in addition to officials arresting the teen and confiscating cell phones, laptops and cameras from the home. For the supporters of Nabi Saleh, the teenager remains a hero who has been filmed for years shouting at Israeli soldiers and sometimes scuffling with them.

World United States vetos UN resolution on Jerusalem
Author: 0 United States vetos UN resolution on Jerusalem

The recent decisions mentioned include President Trump's move to reverse decades of USA policy on December 6 when he Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and announced plans to move the American embassy there from Tel Aviv. It came ahead of a planned trip by the USA vice-president, Mike Pence, to Jerusalem on Wednesday that was set to take place amid a deep rupture in U.S.

World AP report: Special counsel obtains thousands of Trump transition emails
Author: 0 AP report: Special counsel obtains thousands of Trump transition emails

Arizona-based attorney Kory Langhofer claims Mueller's acquisition of the emails violated attorney-client privilege and the Fourth Amendment, which prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures. Langhofer argues in the letter that decision by GSA officials went against what he calls "the GSA's previous acknowledgement concerning" the Trump campaign's "rightful ownership and control of" transition team materials.

World The CDC Can No Longer Use Partisan Words like
Author: 0 The CDC Can No Longer Use Partisan Words like "Transgender" or "Science-Based"

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. In March, HHS chose to stop counting LGBT people in two surveys, the National Survey of Older Americans Act Participants and the Annual Program Performance Report for Centers for Independent Living.

World Trump balks at his Secretary of State's foreign policy (again)
Author: 0 Trump balks at his Secretary of State's foreign policy (again)

Tillerson said the US has assured China that in the event that American troops had to cross north of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, it would retreat back south once stability returned. The last time the North Koreans came to the table was because China cut off the oil". "It surely is out of line with the U.S.' previous posture and seems to be moving toward the North's demand to some extent", said James Kim, a researcher at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies.

World Tillerson: US ready for talks with North Korea 'without precondition'
Author: 0 Tillerson: US ready for talks with North Korea 'without precondition'

The presidential Blue House said Wednesday that Tillerson's remarks re-emphasized the USA position to encourage Pyongyang to return to a dialogue table. Park says that if dialogue can help denuclearize the regime the allies are willing to hold talks through diverse channels. The US Embassy, in a statement released, said the secretary of state reiterated President Trump's message that Pakistan must increase its efforts to "eradicate militants and terrorists operating within the country".

World Bangladesh president leaves for Istanbul to join special OIC summit
Author: 0 Bangladesh president leaves for Istanbul to join special OIC summit

Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif and Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif are also accompanying the prime minister on the trip, said in a press release by the PM Office. The status of Jerusalem is one of the key problems in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Egypt and the United Arab Emirates will send foreign ministers, while Saudi Arabia had yet to say how it would participate.

World Winter weather advisory issued for Wednesday in central Wisconsin
Author: 0 Winter weather advisory issued for Wednesday in central Wisconsin

Lesser amounts, around 5 inches , are in the forecast for the Southtowns and Genesee county. Tuesday will see more flurries during the day as well as at night. and our model has most of the snow this evening and overnight affecting more of the eastern half of Michiana (around USA 31 and eastward with the best chance for snow).

World Two Palestinians killed in Israeli air strike on Gaza
Author: 0 Two Palestinians killed in Israeli air strike on Gaza

The announcement, cleared by Israeli censors who had previously barred reports of detection work around the central Gaza frontier, followed a surge of Palestinian unrest in response to last week's United States recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

World Trump to record robocall for Roy Moore
Author: 0 Trump to record robocall for Roy Moore

He continued: "We want jobs, jobs, jobs, so get out and vote for Roy Moore ". Several women have accused Moore of sexual misconduct, and pursuing them when they were teenagers and he was in his 30s . At a hair salon, Emma Howell, the 21-year-old manager, rolls her eyes at the mention of Moore, saying he has broken the habitual Republican vote among her generation.