Thursday December 13-th, 2018

Harris County Sheriff's Office deputy arrested for possession of child pornography Harris County Sheriff's Office deputy arrested for possession of child pornography

Vanderlinde has been charged with possession of child pornography. The arrest came down on Thursday morning at a local restaurant. An Edmonton man is facing charges after a child pornography investigation that began at the Peace Bridge border cro...

Russian Federation to Expel US Diplomats in Tit-for-Tat Move Russian Federation to Expel US Diplomats in Tit-for-Tat Move

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov makes a statement on the decision to expel 60 USA diplomats and close its consulate in Saint Petersburg. Saying the US isn't ruling out further action against Russia, Nauert said, "The Russian Federation is ...

TPS Superintendent responds to teacher pay raise package TPS Superintendent responds to teacher pay raise package

It would fund the hike through increased taxes on oil and gas production, cigarettes, fuel, and hotels, providing a raise of just over $6,000 each for teachers, who have not had a pay raise since 2007. But the Monday walkout may still be on: "While t...

State honors Vietnam veterans with new holiday State honors Vietnam veterans with new holiday

Keynote speaker, Major General Duane Gamble, commanding general of the Army Sustainment Command, says this was only the second year the U.S. has observed Vietnam War Veterans Day, and it was long overdue. Or those of Roger Hugh Charles Donlon, the fi...

Lawyer Wants Trump Testimony About Alleged Affair with Porn Star

Stormy Daniels' attorney Michael Avenatti has filed a motion in federal court seeking to depose President Donald Trump and his lawyer Michael Cohen to ask about a $130,000 payout before the 2016 election. Schwartz tried to contest her account, ...

Trump in OH: 'I don't know what that means, a community college' Trump in OH: 'I don't know what that means, a community college'

As he did during the 2016 campaign, Trump again said the USA should have seized Iraq's oil after the 2003 invasion of that country, which he blamed for the rise of ISIS. "What matters, is that we get the job done". Trump's speech in northern OH was...

Russian former spy's daughter no longer in critical condition after poisoning Russian former spy's daughter no longer in critical condition after poisoning

On March 4, former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal, convicted in Russian Federation of spying for Britain, and his daughter Yulia - if the British version of the events is to be believed - were affected by a nerve gas in Salisbury. Sergei and Yulia Skripa...

Turkey-EU leaders meeting not provided major progress but endorsed dialogue Turkey-EU leaders meeting not provided major progress but endorsed dialogue

However, EU diplomats said that Erdogan's invitation to Varna will come at the price of more sharp criticism from EU counterparts who say that Turkey has been backsliding on democracy and human rights since a failed coup in July 2016. The PKK - w...

Mega Millions Jackpot Climbs to $502 Million Mega Millions Jackpot Climbs to $502 Million

According to the report, the winners have not claimed their prize. The MegaMillions ticket was sold at Circle K #5200 on Highway 51. Winning numbers from the March 23 drawing were: 4-8-23-53-59 and the Mega Ball was 17. Mega Millions tickets can ...

Pres. Trump says Second Amendment won't be repealed Pres. Trump says Second Amendment won't be repealed

Trump and Stevens' reflection on the second amendment comes after millions around the United States and the world marched over the weekend to protest gun violence and call for gun control measures. Fact is. there was a move back then to keep guns awa...

Cliff crash: Child abuse concerns were raised; son was in famous Cliff crash: Child abuse concerns were raised; son was in famous

The missing children's parents, Jennifer and Sarah, and their three other siblings were confirmed to have died in the crash , the cause of which Mendocino Sheriff officials say they are still working to determine. "This is a tragic accident of a mag...

Pope Francis criticizes 'Fake Christians' in weekly address Pope Francis criticizes 'Fake Christians' in weekly address

Scalfari's interview, published Thursday, quoted the pope as saying during a meeting that while the souls of repentant sinners "receive the forgiveness of God and go among the line of souls who contemplate him, the souls of those who are unrepentan...

French Ex-Leader Sarkozy to Be Tried on Corruption, Influence Peddling Charges French Ex-Leader Sarkozy to Be Tried on Corruption, Influence Peddling Charges

Sarkozy has objected to the case because part of the investigation is based on information gleaned from tapped phone conversations between him and his lawyer. In January French businessman Alexandre Djouhri, suspected by investigators of funnelling m...

Putin visits site of deadly blaze Putin visits site of deadly blaze

The awful tragedy has raised allegations of negligence, with thousands of Kemerovo residents coming out to protest the safety failings on Tuesday. Flags on government buildings across Russian Federation flew at half mast, state TV and radio station...

White House calls Alton Sterling shooting a 'local matter' White House calls Alton Sterling shooting a 'local matter'

Indications are that ex-White House attorney John Dowd was concerned about what the former Trump advisers might say to Robert Mueller , and that Dowd talked to his colleagues about having Trump extend pardon offers. He has deployed federal aut...

Smith, Lehmann reduced to tears amid ball-tampering scandal Smith, Lehmann reduced to tears amid ball-tampering scandal

A key finding was that Bancroft had in fact used sandpaper to rough up the ball in the third Test at Newlands, and not sticky tape as he stated, though Sutherland doubted that this showed the cheating had been planned prior to the match or the day's ...

Driver dies in 100-mph crash at Sonoma Raceway event Driver dies in 100-mph crash at Sonoma Raceway event

According to a Twitter user who said he witnessed the crash, the driver's "extremely fast" Pinto jerked to the left at the end of the track, hit the wall and careened across the track into the grass. "I think our safety record speaks for itself". The...

Russian Federation to expel same number of envoys as West Russian Federation to expel same number of envoys as West

The Trump administration, saying it was acting in support of the government of U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May, earlier this week expelled 60 Russian diplomats - many believed to be intelligence agents operating under cover - and said it was closin...

Court Rules Adnan Syed Of 'Serial' Podcast Will Get A New Trial Court Rules Adnan Syed Of 'Serial' Podcast Will Get A New Trial

The Maryland Court of Special Appeals filed an opinion on the Adnan Syed v. Prosecutors appealed that decision to the appellate court. His current lawyer had argued that his trial attorney, the late Cristina Gutierrez, failed to pursue a classm...

Pope Francis washes feet of 12 prisoners during Holy Thursday Mass Pope Francis washes feet of 12 prisoners during Holy Thursday Mass

Maundy Thursday is the beginning of Easter weekend for Christians, continuing to Good Friday, Holy Saturday, and Easter Sunday. Maundy Thursday is the Thursday before Easter and is observed by millions of Christians worldwide in commemoration of th...

Corbyn under fire over backlog of Labour anti-Semitism cases

While expressing appreciation for Corbyn's apology over the pain caused by antisemitism in his party as well as other statements made in his letter, the Jewish leaders said that "any meeting between us must produce concrete, practical outcomes to be ...

Collusion craze: Mueller memo says Trump aide contacted 'assessed' Russian spy Collusion craze: Mueller memo says Trump aide contacted 'assessed' Russian spy

Van der Zwaan, who is now cooperating with the special counsel, is alleged to have withheld and destroyed documents relating to his communications with Manafort, Gates, and Person A , as well as lying to the special counsel about them. Rick Gates, f...

Russian protesters demand probe into shopping centre fire which killed 64 Russian protesters demand probe into shopping centre fire which killed 64

Putin flew to Kemerovo earlier Tuesday and visited the makeshift memorial to the victims outside the shopping mall. Thirteen people have been hospitalized. The fire - among the deadliest in years in Russian Federation - has been extinguished, emerg...

Irish Abortion Referendum Could Further Liberalize The Country's Laws Irish Abortion Referendum Could Further Liberalize The Country's Laws

Ireland is under intense pressure to repeal its Eighth Amendment, which protects unborn babies' right to life. Lawmakers also approved a proposal to legalize abortions up to 12 weeks for any reason, should the referendum pass. The Montenegrin governm...

Family of Alton Sterling devastated by decision not to charge officers Family of Alton Sterling devastated by decision not to charge officers

However, those use-of-force experts ultimately concluded that the officers used "reasonable" force against Sterling, according to a report released Tuesday by Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry . Salamoni's attorney, John McLindon, said he e...

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