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Sen. John McCain won't vote on Republican tax bill

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John McCain, R-Ariz., who returned home for the holidays, leaving Washington after having been hospitalized for side effects from chemo therapy to treat brain cancer, CBS reported Sunday . He suffered a minor tear in his right Achilles tendon, forcing him to wear a walking brace. Some of the symptoms of glioblastoma, according to CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Read More »

Indiana Rallies Past Notre Dame 80-77 In OT

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Devonte Green made two free throws to stretch Indiana's lead to three with 2 seconds to go. It was a crucial victory for an IN (6-5) team that has had its share of close losses to good teams including Duke and Louisville this season and had dropped three of its last four games. Read More »

Firefighter fatality reported at huge California wildfire

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Santa Barbara County firefighters were called out for a brush fire in the 3800 block of San Julian Road south of Lompoc Thursday afternoon. The blaze has grown to 379 square miles (981 square kilometres), becoming the fourth-largest in California's history. Read More »

Roy Moore says he has never molested anyone

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The drama could continue, however. But an ethics investigation could take months, leaving Moore in limbo in the Senate - especially if he's denied committee assignments. Richard Shelby said that Alabama deserves better than Moore. In 2012, when Republican Mitt Romney drew 61% in the presidential race in Alabama, Mr. Moore drew a smaller 52% share in his successful race for chief justice of the state's Supreme Court. Read More »

Here's what Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli gifted guests at their wedding

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The duo met each other during an advertisement shoot in 2013. According to reports, Virat and Anushka gave a unique and heart-touching gift to the guests at their wedding. Sharma and Kohli, both 29, set tongues wagging about their wedding when they were seen leaving the Mumbai and Delhi airports respectively with their family members last week. Read More »

Trump touts tax reform as he leaves for Camp David

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That is at odds not only with the Republican talking points but also with the assessment of most economists who have studied the bill. He said in a statement, "I believe that this once-in-a-generation opportunity to make USA businesses domestically more productive and internationally more competitive is one we should not miss". Read More »

Rebecca Dykes: british diplomat found dead in Lebanon

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The body of Rebecca Dykes was reportedly found on the side of a motorway on Saturday. An investigation has been launched into her death. "We are doing all we can to understand what happened", the family said in a statement passed on by the Foreign Office. Read More »

Saudi Arabian women will be able to drive trucks and motorcycles

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The decree referred to the "negative effects of not allowing women to drive vehicles, and the positive effects envisaged from allowing them to do so" within the context of Islamic laws. A recent study by Ipsos showed that the most prominent methods of transportation for women in the Kingdom are either to be driven by a male member the family or through the use of ride-hailing apps. Read More »

Central Intelligence Agency 'helped Russian Federation foil terror attack' on St Petersburg cathedral

They planned to commit a series of murders and improvised bomb attacks in crowded places in St. Petersburg on December 16. Putin spoke by phone with Trump to convey his gratitude for intelligence supplied by the CIA which allowed Russia's FSB security service to break up a " terrorist cell" that was planning attacks in Russia's second city, the Kremlin said in a statement carried by Russian news agencies. Read More »

Hyderabad prostitution racket busted

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Police, however, have not identified the actresses. A police officer said two girls from Mumbai were arrested from the hotels adding that an investigation has been launched after the arrest of the people. A cash of around Rs 55,000 and a mobile phone have been seized by task force team, within 30 minutes of the raid. Telugu, Hindi Actress Richa Saxena who acted in low budget films like "June 1:43" along with Subhra Chatterjee (Bengali actress) got caught red handed doing Prostitution in ... Read More »

Argentina fires head of its navy over submarine disappearance

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The banner below reads "God, give strenght to the submariners". Admiral Marcelo Eduardo Hipólito Srur was let go by defense minister Oscar Aguad on Saturday, according to local media. The navy said it searched for double the amount of time the submarine would have had oxygen. The search for survivors was abandoned on November 30, but an global search for the submarine is still underway. Read More »

Army kills taxi driver, claims he was a militant

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The victim, Asif Iqbal, was injured when an Army ambush party fired at a vehicle in Thandipora village on Saturday evening following reports about the presence of militants in the area. Thereafter, he said, militants opened fire towards army ambush party, which was retaliated to. Police and civil administration will provide all help to the bereaved family, a police spokesperson said. Read More »

3 die in small-plane crash

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December 17 after arriving at the scene at midnight. One dog did survive. Police say they believe three people were on board and all three were found dead at the scene. Franklin County-At least one fatality confirmed as a result of the small plane crash near Oldenburg. The Indiana police are going to hand off the investigation to the Federal Aviation Administration. Read More »

Late-Night Hosts Take Aim at Omarosa After White House Exit

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Manigault Newman did not go into detail regarding the issues she had while working at the White House , but the 43-year did tell GMA she witnessed disturbing things during her tenure. Other black leaders celebrated Manigault's demise for the same reasons, with one, the Maryland 's Eugene Craig, telling DailyMail, 'She wanted to be the only senior black Republican in Trump's orbit'. Read More »

Omarosa Manigault Newman to Leave White House Job Next Month

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She then went on to appear on Celebrity Apprentice , where she famously butted heads with other contestant Piers Morgan. It is unclear who did the escorting. Omarosa also made headlines for herself in August for her public outburst at the NABJ convention. Omarosa gained notoriety as a villain on " The Apprentice ". Read More »

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle set royal wedding date

Prince William will nearly certainly be in attendance but will have to sacrifice his attendance at the FA Cup Final, one of the biggest events in English football. Despite the conflict, people are excited about the royal wedding, and that includes the FA. He added: "Downing Street clearly hasn't been persuaded [into giving a Bank Holiday]... Read More »

May Praises EU Move Delivering 'Smooth' Brexit

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Britain must strike a strong trade deal with the European Union after Brexit and avoid becoming a subordinate state of the bloc, foreign minister and leading Brexiteer Boris Johnson has told the Sunday Times newspaper. Speaking in her Maidenhead constituency, Mrs May told the Press Association the move to the second phase of talks represented "an important step on the road to delivering the smooth and orderly Brexit that people voted for in June of last year". Read More »

Fire danger persists throughout LA, Orange and Santa Barbara counties

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A high wind advisory is also in place due to breezy conditions and low humidity. Northerly sustained winds could top 25 miles per hour with gusts to 35 miles per hour. "It's already dry out there, so a combination of these things led to the issuance of the red flag warning ". The greater Los Angeles area has been under a red-flag warning for a record 12 straight days . Read More »

Latest on wildfires in California

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On Saturday, a new fire near Lompoc, known as the Drum Fire, broke out, according to Cal Fire . The Rim Fire is the third-largest blaze on record in the state. Thursday. A woman was also killed in a vehicle crash while evacuating last week, and Cal Fire says it considers her death to be fire-related. Taking advantage of a lull in winds in last Wednesday to Friday, firefighters cleared contained areas along the westernmost edge of the giant blaze to stop the wildfire from approaching ... Read More »

Russia's Vladimir Putin orders beginning of withdrawal from Syria

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Tass said that Putin's plane landed at the Hemeimeem air base in Syria's coastal province of Latakia, the heartland of Syrian President Bashar Assad's Alawite minority. The official death for Russian forces killed in combat is 38, according to a Reuters tally. Putin, who declared last week that he would run for a fourth term as president, has largely staked his legacy on Russia's revival as the dominant military power in its region and a counterweight to the West in the Middle East. Read More »

Four Killed, 25 Injured in Blast Near Church in Balochistan

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On Nov 19, Additional Inspector General (AIG) Telecommunications Hamid Shakeel Durrani and two other policemen were martyred in a suicide attack near Chaman Housing Scheme on Airport Road of the provincial capital Quetta . Bomb Disposal Squad has also reached the scene. Two of the attackers fled as security forces advanced. "All doctors and paramedics staff shall be vigilant and must use all available resources to give maximum proper health care facilities to the injured ones", the ... Read More »

Freaky film of Omarosa surfaces amid White House exit

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Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders , played by Aidy Bryant , brought ornaments of former press secretary Sean Spicer and former communications director Anthony Scaramucci . Her portrayal as the eldest Trump child in a fake ad for a perfume called "Complicit" made waves in March, and a video of that sketch has since garnered more than 8 million views on YouTube . Read More »

Gillibrand sends Trump campaign contributions to anti-sexual-violence group

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For one day at least, it appeared she had. Trump fired up at Gillibrand earlier this week, when she called for an investigation into accusations of sexual misconduct against him. Meanwhile, USA Today and all other news outlets who aid and abet political opportunists, such as the Hillary Clinton-like Kirsten Gillibrand, should be judged for what they are: unprofessionally at work in the toilet known as today's "journalism". Read More »

Trump's Creepy Tweet About a Female Senator Is Already Backfiring

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His broadside against Gillibrand was the latest example of Trump hurling a provocative, if vague, attack that was open to interpretation, allowing him to distance himself from criticism that he's being inflammatory. " Kirsten Gillibrand a whore is not fit to clean the toilets in the Barack Obama Presidential Library or to shine the shoes of George W. Bush", the editorial board wrote, referring to Trump's Tuesday morning tweet saying that the New York Democrat " would do anything " for ... Read More »

Terror attack in NY, injured attacker in custody

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An NYPD spokesman told Al Jazeera that the explosion occurred early on Monday morning in the area of the Port Authority Bus Terminal, near 42nd Street and 8th Avenue, which is also close to Times Square. - The device was a pipe bomb affixed to his person with a combination of Velcro and zip ties, John Miller, Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence and Counter Terrorism, said. Read More »

GSU fans prepare for the Celebration Bowl

For Grambling (11-2), it committed three costly turnovers that led to all 21 Aggies' points. They also beat Alcorn State in 2015 while claiming previous HBCU national titles in 1990 and "99". Cartwright finished off the Aggies' second scoring drive, a point conversion of Kincade's interception, ripping off a 29-yard touchdown run, capping a seven-play, 80-yard march and regaining the lead, 14-7, at the 7:36 third-quarter mark. Read More »

Trump lawyer says Mueller obtained transition emails illegally

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The letter also says a representative of the Special Counsel's Office told transition officials it did not recover any documents from that hardware, but failed "to disclose the critical fact that ... The GSA did not respond immediately to a request for comment. Trump himself has loudly declared Mueller's effort a waste of time. "That has been proven", Trump told reporters on Friday. Read More »

MTSU football vs Arkansas State in Camellia Bowl

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Advanced stats love Anderson's 2017 team. Middle Tennessee: Went 3-1 after QB Brent Stockstill, the school's career passing leader, returned after missing six games with an injury. If they can't slow down the Red Wolves' rush, there is no way they can give Stockstill the time he needs to keep up with the high-octane Arkansas State offense. Read More »

Here's What We Can Learn From The Democrats Win in Alabama

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Those votes can largely be attributed to Black women says Melanie Campbell, president/CEO of the non-partisan National Coalition for Black Civic Participation and convener of its Black Women's Roundtable. "We're making progress", Perez said. "But we don't get the credit". Given the misdirected spending priorities, Democrats were lucky that many groups in Alabama, especially black organizers (and especially black women), stepped in, picked up the slack and turned out the vote. Read More »

USA retail broker to let clients trade bitcoin futures

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Japan, the center of the cryptocurrency industry in Asia, is also planning to attract bitcoin futures trading in the near future. It offers its services to traders and independent registered investment advisors, and retail investors. On average, roughly $60 million in notional value has traded each day. Bitcoin is more valuable than the circulating currencies of both Hong Kong and India, and it is just a few billion dollars behind that of Saudi Arabia. Read More »

Not As Cold Tonight; Rain On Sunday

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Temperatures rise into the mid-50s after a Saturday morning freeze (around 25ºF to 30ºF at sunrise); that's not 'warm , ' but it's an improvement! We'll take whatever we can get, but unfortunately this rain won't help much with the drought. Read More »

Australia Just Had Its First Same-Sex Weddings And We're Happy-Crying

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A photo showed Price and Laker dressed in traditional white gowns and holding hands as they said "I do" on a glorious Sydney day. But the couple applied for the waiver after marriage equality was passed . Melbourne's Amy and Elise McDonald, aged 36 and 28, reportedly only got permission to marry on Saturday morning, gaining an exemption for similar reasons, according to the Herald Sun newspaper. Read More »

John Alexander retains Bennelong in by-election

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Alexander was regarded as the favorite to win the by-election. Mr Shorten told reporters the government was "out of touch, and here in Bennelong the people have a chance to say, "pull your socks up, mate". There were small cheers in the room at Club Ryde as televisions showed Ms Keneally had secured a swing against Mr Alexander, but by 8pm, it was clear the momentum wouldn't be enough to win her the seat. Read More »