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WWE Announces First Ever Women's Royal Rumble Match For Next Month's PPV

WWE Announces First Ever Women's Royal Rumble Match For Next Month's PPV WWE has been hitting out a lot of women's firsts since the start of the women's revolution. Next month at Royal Rumble , Lesnar will defend his Universal title against Kane and Braun Strowman . At this point it's not clear whether or not stars from SmackDown Live will compete in the Royal Rumble match as well, but it seems likely. Ask enough and ye shall receive - because WWE announce... [Full Article...]

New Twitter policies targeting abuse, hate groups lead to crackdown

New Twitter policies targeting abuse, hate groups lead to crackdown Twitter says the suspensions - some are temporary and some are permanent - will help make the social-media platform better for the vast majority of its 330 million monthly active users. "Accounts that affiliate with organizations that use or promote violence against civilians to further their causes", will be suspended, Twitter wrote in its announcement Monday. [Full Article...]

Malcolm Turnbull unveils new-look Cabinet for 2018

He later said the composition of the ministry had to take into account "matters of geography" and Mr Joyce had insisted Mr Chester, a Victorian, make way for more Queenslanders given a large proportion of the Nationals party room comes from the sunshine state. [Full Article...]

Massive Southern California wildfire now halfway contained

Massive Southern California wildfire now halfway contained There have been two people that died in the fire, Firefighter Cory Iverson, 32, and Virginia Pesola, 70, of Santa Paula. Fire, smoke, and ash from the Thomas Fire , now burning in the hills above Montecito, Summerland, and Carpinteria along the eastern edges of the county on December 13, 2017, in Santa Barbara, California. [Full Article...]

Sarah Mullally appointed bishop of London

Sarah Mullally appointed bishop of London She took on several leadership positions, culminating in her appointment as chief nursing officer for England in 1999, a move which she once said "caused a bit of a stir". As she outlined her vision for the role, Ms Mullally also said she wishes to work with survivors of abuse in the Church to ensure that they "not only survive, but flourish". [Full Article...]

United Kingdom government to start thrashing out post-Brexit vision

United Kingdom government to start thrashing out post-Brexit vision Mrs May, who will formally discuss what ministers want from the trade deal for the first time at a cabinet meeting today, confirmed to MPs that the Brexit divorce bill will be up to £39billion. "We will prepare for our future independent trade policy by negotiating - and where possible signing - trade deals with third countries, which could come into force after the conclusion of the implementatio... [Full Article...]

House Fire Caused by Christmas Tree Injures 6 in Lisle

House Fire Caused by Christmas Tree Injures 6 in Lisle The brothers and their families now run the operation: a bustling attraction that does its peak business around Christmas but which is busy year-round. Last Sunday at church the pastor asked for a show of hands of the families who have real Christmas trees this year in their homes. "We're senior citizens and we just need something small to put up on a table", said Carolyn Harris. [Full Article...]

Secretive Multimillion Program, Glowing Aura, Pentagon Confirms Its Obsession With UFOs

Secretive Multimillion Program, Glowing Aura, Pentagon Confirms Its Obsession With UFOs Billionaire Robert Bigelow's aerospace company secured numerous program's early contracts. I think it's one of the good things I did in my congressional service. "I've done something that no one has done before". "It (The program) was run by a military intelligence official, Luis Elizondo, on the fifth floor of the Pentagon's C Ring, deep within the building's maze", the New York Times repor... [Full Article...]

Sheriff: Dogs who Mauled Owner to Death in Virginia Euthanized

Sheriff: Dogs who Mauled Owner to Death in Virginia Euthanized He again referenced the bloody scene that law enforcement discovered, and deferred to the expertise of the medical examiner. Authorities said she was found by her father, John, who was searching for her in an area where she was known to take the dogs out for walks. [Full Article...]

Charlottesville police chief resigns after criticism over white nationalist rally

Charlottesville police chief resigns after criticism over white nationalist rally Thomas, who was appointed to lead the police department in April 2016, will be succeeded in the interim by Deputy Chief Gary Pleasants. Thomas' resignation comes after a review released December 1 concluded Charlottesville law enforcement was unprepared and improperly trained to handle a white supremacist rally in August promoted by Richard Spencer and members of the Ku Klux Klan. [Full Article...]

No words should be off-limits for the CDC

No words should be off-limits for the CDC Reports state that the documents pertained to the ones made in preparation for the next presidential budget. In a highly charged political climate, it's understandable why the CDC would be concerned about getting its budget approved. "This kind of erasure has potentially catastrophic consequences beyond the words used by the CDC - it could impact the very programs most vital to the health of w... [Full Article...]

Pence delays trip to Egypt, Israel because of U.S. tax vote

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal plans. Mr Pence was scheduled to leave tonight to Egypt then on to Israel where he was planning to meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as well as address the Kenneset. [Full Article...]

Trump's Jerusalem statement violates global law: Scholars

As Vox's Sarah Wildman pointed out at the time of the announcement, Trump didn't call Jerusalem the undivided capital of Israel - suggesting the U.S. A statement signed by more than 50 Muslim-majority countries at that summit declared that the U.S. had lost its role as " sponsor of peace " in the Middle East. [Full Article...]

Over 300 Fall ill on Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

Over 300 Fall ill on Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Royal Caribbean said in statements to media outlets that 332 of the 5,547 passengers and crew became ill. Victoria Nolan , a passenger who was traveling on the Independence of the Seas with 15 relatives, said that six members of her family got sick with the stomach bug. [Full Article...]

Gujarat Polls: Anandiben Patel congratulates BJP workers for their efforts

Gujarat Polls: Anandiben Patel congratulates BJP workers for their efforts The polling stations were decided through a draw of lots in which the candidates or their agents were also present. Patel's claims have been rubbished by not only the BJP but also current and former Chief Election Commissioners and some Congress leaders. [Full Article...]

GSP Targeting McGregor, Mayweather for 'Big, Exciting' Fights

GSP Targeting McGregor, Mayweather for 'Big, Exciting' Fights UFC president Dana White has admitted that the lightweight champion might never defend his title. "I can go fight in the octagon - I can go and do a three or four-fight deal in the octagon and make $1 billion". "Georges is going to feel his body out and see what he wants". The 29-year-old Irish is under contract with UFC, and it states that he can not enter into any negotiations for a fight, a ... [Full Article...]

Puerto Rican governor calls for recount of hurricane dead

Puerto Rican governor calls for recount of hurricane dead A Newsweek report in October indicated Americans grew ill after bacteria outbreaks spiked in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico as people on the island used dirty water, sometimes contaminated by urine and hazardous waste, for drinking and bathing. [Full Article...]

Assad calls US-backed groups fighting in Syria 'traitors'

Assad calls US-backed groups fighting in Syria 'traitors' Assad said he also welcomed a United Nations role in Syrian elections as long as the country's sovereignty was protected - suggesting he would resist any attempt to remove him from power as part of a future political transition. "According to the estimate of the Syrian president - said Rogozin - damages caused by this aggression against Syria are worth about 400 billion dollars". [Full Article...]

Navy Commissions Lockheed-Built USS Little Rock Littoral Combat Ship

Navy Commissions Lockheed-Built USS Little Rock Littoral Combat Ship The ship, which was the second to be named after the largest city in Arkansas, was delivered to the Navy on September 25 after completion of acceptance trials in August. In a momentous moment as the ship passed the CLG-4, veterans aboard the retired vessel rendered honors by saluting LCS 9 and with the newest Little Rock returning their salute with pride. [Full Article...]

British Columbia Gov. Ends Grizzly Bear Hunting

British Columbia Gov. Ends Grizzly Bear Hunting Liberals who actively supported grizzly trophy hunting and the B.C. NDP who would not take a position". In March, the Grizzly Bear Foundation said during the last four years, the province has allowed up to 573 grizzlies to be killed each year, about almost four per cent of B.C.'s grizzly population. [Full Article...]


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