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GOP senators hold back support for tax bill over child tax credit
GOP senators hold back support for tax bill over child tax creditThe strongest statement came from the office of Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio. “Senator Rubio has consistently communicated to the Senate tax negotiators that his vote on final passage would depend on whether the refundability of the child tax ...read more
Source: Fox News
Published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:16:00 GMT
FCC votes to repeal net neutrality rules, a milestone for Republican deregulation push
FCC votes to repeal net neutrality rules, a milestone for Republican deregulation pushFederal regulators voted on Thursday to repeal Obama-era net neutrality rules for internet traffic — a major victory for telecommunications companies and another milestone for the Republican deregulation push under President Trump. That strict regulatory ...read more
Source: Los Angeles Times
Published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:51:00 GMT
U.S. fighter jets intercept Russian aircraft over Syria, Pentagon says
U.S. fighter jets intercept Russian aircraft over Syria, Pentagon saysTHE PENTAGON --American warplanes intercepted Russian fighter jets that flew into coalition airspace in Syria on Wednesday, a Pentagon spokesman said. Two F-22A Raptors came into contact with two Russian Su-25s as they crossed into coordinated coalition ...read more
Source: CBS News
Published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:24:00 GMT
Dan Johnson, Kentucky lawmaker who killed himself, claimed he raised woman from the dead
Dan Johnson, Kentucky lawmaker who killed himself, claimed he raised woman from the deadThe Kentucky preacher-turned-politician who killed himself after being accused of molesting a teenager claimed he once raised a woman “from the dead.” State Rep. Dan Johnson also declared that he watched the second hijacked plane slam into the World ...read more
Source: NBC News
Published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:56:00 GMT
New DNA evidence leads to arrest in 1980 slaying of 14-year-old babysitter
New DNA evidence leads to arrest in 1980 slaying of 14-year-old babysitterIt’s been almost four decades since 14-year-old Suzanne Bombardier was abducted and killed while babysitting, and ever since then the identity of her killer has remained a mystery. Or at least that was the case until this week, when Antioch police said ...read more
Source: Los Angeles Times
Published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:06:00 GMT
Report: Artillery was ready to target North Korea
Report: Artillery was ready to target North KoreaAn exclusive report putting perspective on the week's most important developments. Dec. 14 (UPI) --The South Korean military was ready to deploy heavy artillery fire at the border with North Korea, if North Korean guards targeting an escaping soldier had ...read more
Source: United Press International
Published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:03:00 GMT
EPA mum on whether failed Trump nominee is still on the job
EPA mum on whether failed Trump nominee is still on the jobWASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency is refusing to say whether President Donald Trump's failed pick to oversee chemical safety will continue to work there as a senior adviser, a role that doesn't require Senate confirmation. Michael L.read more
Source: Yahoo News
Published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:02:00 GMT
Disney to acquire 21st Century Fox, after business spinoff, for $52.4B
Disney to acquire 21st Century Fox, after business spinoff, for $52.4BThe Walt Disney Co. is acquiring most of 21st Century Fox Inc. for $52.4 billion in stock, Disney announced this morning. Fox will spin off and retain some of its properties, including Fox News, but Disney would own Fox's substantial film and TV empires.read more
Source: ABC News
Published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 03:18:00 GMT
Putin calls Russia-US contacts 'all invented' in annual press conference
Putin calls Russia-US contacts 'all invented' in annual press conferenceRussian President Vladimir Putin took a page out of the playbook of President Donald Trump on Thursday by referring to allegations of contact between U.S. and Russian officials during the 2016 election as "all invented." Putin spoke to reporters at a ...read more
Source: Yahoo News
Published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:11:00 GMT
No jail for Indiana fertility doctor who lied about using own sperm to inseminate patients
No jail for Indiana fertility doctor who lied about using own sperm to inseminate patientsA retired Indianapolis fertility doctor accused of inseminating patients with his own sperm will serve no jail time after pleading guilty Thursday to charges that he lied to investigators. A Marion County judge gave Dr. Donald Cline a one-year suspended ...read more
Source: Chicago Tribune
Published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:17:00 GMT
Kim Jong Un's top aide executed by North Korean death squad, reports suggest
Kim Jong Un's top aide executed by North Korean death squad, reports suggestHwang Pyong-so, a vice marshal who held the most senior position in North Korea’s military, hasn’t been seen in public since Oct. 13, sparking rumors of his death. Kim has previously dispatched his enemies via a variety of gruesome methods, including ...read more
Source: Fox News
Published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:15:00 GMT
Parents mourn son's 'senseless' and 'horrific' death following alleged hazing incident at LSU fraternity
Parents mourn son's 'senseless' and 'horrific' death following alleged hazing incident at LSU fraternityThe mother of the Louisiana State University student who died following an apparent hazing incident at a fraternity said she believes her son was murdered, telling ABC News, "Nobody can physically drink that much, you can't, you have to be forced.read more
Source: ABC News
Published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 04:07:00 GMT
Utah teen enters plea deal in rape and murder of 12-year-old girl he lured with lost cat story
Utah teen enters plea deal in rape and murder of 12-year-old girl he lured with lost cat storyJayden Matthew Sterzer, 18, pleaded guilty to rape in juvenile court. He also entered a guilty plea to "murder and sexual abuse of child in adult court," the Salt Lake Tribune reported. The blended plea deal would allow him to stay in a juvenile detention ...read more
Source: Fox News
Published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:08:00 GMT
Justine Damond killing: Prosecutor says not enough evidence yet to charge officer who shot bride-to-be
Justine Damond killing: Prosecutor says not enough evidence yet to charge officer who shot bride-to-beCounty attorneys do not yet have enough evidence to file charges against a Minneapolis police officer who mistakenly shot and killed an Australian bride-to-be in July, according to the prosecutor handling the case. Officer Mohamed Noor fatally shot Justine ...read more
Source: NBC News
Published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:04:00 GMT