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World Media 'Russian spy' in DOWNING STREET: Ukrainian interpreter pictured with Theresa May arrested
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Stanislav Yezhov was apprehended by the Ukrainian Security Services who believe he used his role to collect intelligence from different governments. In another he is seen leaving Downing Street. Groysman met May at 10 Downing Street on 5 July, when they discussed security, Russia's illegal annexation of Crimea, and Russian sanctions, according to the United Kingdom government briefing paper describing the meeting.

World Media Air in Frat House Registers on Breathalyzer After Massive Party
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There was apparently so much alcohol flowing at a frat party in a Washington, D.C. suburb that the air around the party house registered and tested positive on a breathalyzer, USA Today reported. The windows were covered with trash bags and insulation while some empty containers were everywhere. Court documents noted when cops tested the air with a breathalyzer, the atmosphere registered 0.1 (a score of.08 deems a person legally drunk in Maryland ).

World Media How to Watch Arsenal vs. Liverpool
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So let's focus on what is in front of us and turn up on Friday night with a completely different performance. Against us it happened that they played a lot of long balls to Giroud. Arsene Wenger's side looked to regroup and stem the flow of Liverpool pressure as the game already appeared to be stretched which looked to suit the visitors.

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

Their excuse? The couple told police it was intended for Christmas presents. The York News-Times , a local newspaper, said they were arrested on Interstate 80, near the town of Bradshaw. While multiple states have legalized marijuana, Nebraska has not. Vrbka said the Jirons told authorities " they didn't know it was illegal to transport marijuana in Nebraska ".

World Media North Korea Rejects US Proposal to Discuss Nuclear Program - State Media
Author: 0 North Korea Rejects US Proposal to Discuss Nuclear Program - State Media

The move is seen as being meant to set the tone for manipulating new UN Security Council resolutions that may include a maritime blockade if we do not accept dialogue aimed at discussing the abandonment of our nuclear weapons ... North Korea responded by claiming that both countries were "begging for nuclear war". "We have united our allies in an unprecedented effort to isolate North Korea, however, there is much more work to do".

World Media Iran summons Swiss envoy to protest U.S. missile allegations
Author: 0 Iran summons Swiss envoy to protest U.S. missile allegations

It is worth noting that on Tuesday which marked the one thousandth day of the Saudi war on Yemen, the rocketry force in the Yemeni Army and Popular Committees fired a ballistic missile on Al-Yamama Palace in Riyadh. Saudi officials offered no indication of what was being targeted in the Wednesday strikes, which isn't unusual for Saudi strikes in recent weeks, which seem to be increasingly aggressive and with little military value.

World Media Oldest known fossil is 3.5 billion-year-old
Author: 0 Oldest known fossil is 3.5 billion-year-old

The team of scientists identified a complex group of microbes within the rock, including phototrophic bacteria that produce energy from the sun, Archaea that produced methane, and Gammaproteobacteria that consume methane. Valley first described these microfossils in 1993 in a journal, Science, and Schopf, later published further evidence in 2002, according to the news release.

World Media Is George Clooney in Ocean's 8?
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Bullock's Debbie Ocean , the sister of George Clooney's Danny Ocean , cuts her off: 'Seven'. Kaling's castmates comprise a motley crew of gals: celebrated actresses Sandra Bullock , Cate Blanchett , Helena Bonham Carter , Anne Hathaway and Sarah Paulson , as well as R&B star Rihanna and rapper Awkwafina .

World Media Snow forecast upped for tonight, tomorrow
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That means chances for substantial lake effect snow, but it's too early to say exactly when and where. It will be mostly sunny with a high of 32, the weather service said . Another bout of snow is possible for Christmas Day , and could be heavy at times, as well as windy. Precipitation: Rain, ending with a little snow in the evening.

World Media Trump Commutes Sentence of Sholom Rubashkin
Author: 0 Trump Commutes Sentence of Sholom Rubashkin

He was later convicted of bank fraud in federal court. Mr. Rubashkin is a 57-year-old father of 10 children. "Rubashkin and his family are overjoyed he is free and will be reunited with them". Obama rebuffed the idea, Dershowitz said. "It was just compassion and justice", Dershowitz said. Most observers agreed that Trump had done the right thing.

World Media No M'sians affected by 5.2-magnitude natural disaster in Iran
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The quake hit Malard, about 40 km (25 miles) southwest of Tehran, at 23:28 Wednesday local time. The quake was felt in the capital as well as Alborz, Qazvin, Ghilan and Qom provinces. Several strong quakes hit Kerman province on December 12, leaving dozens of people injured and damaging houses. Iran is prone to earthquakes as it sits on major fault lines.

World Media Iranian prisoner Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'could be released in weeks'
Author: 0 Iranian prisoner Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'could be released in weeks'

United Kingdom foreign secretary Boris Johnson held talks with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif earlier this month to call for the release of the mother of one on humanitarian grounds. Her husband Richard has now confirmed that his wife is reportedly eligible for early release after she was informed of the news by her lawyer. In Tehran, Johnson raised her plight with his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif, who met with the chief prosecutor at the weekend in a meeting about ...

World Media Barcelona star midfielder urges Philippe Coutinho to join him at Camp Nou
Author: 0 Barcelona star midfielder urges Philippe Coutinho to join him at Camp Nou

The Brazil global was heavily linked with a move to Barcelona in the summer, but the Reds kept hold of their playmaker by rejecting three bids. Spanish publication, Sport , reports that a £132 million deal was agreed between the clubs, which is higher than the final bid of £119 million made during the summer transfer window.

World Media 'Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle': Whoa, a reboot that doesn't suck?
Author: 0 'Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle': Whoa, a reboot that doesn't suck?

But the quasi-sequel gets into wholesale changes straightaway, scoffing at the fustiness of board games, and imagining that Jumanji morphs itself into a video game to maintain its dark allure. Jumanji is such an iconic film . It's as if a John Hughes movie were suddenly dropped into an Indiana Jones film, and thanks to these actors, that combination works.

World Media Cadets lay wreaths at Bay Pines National Cemetery
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Morrill Worcester, owner of Worcester Wreath Co . in Harrington, Maine, is better known as the man behind Wreaths Across America , a nonprofit organization dedicated to remembering and honoring veterans during the holidays. "Placing a wreath is a simple gesture, but people coming together across the country to remember, honor and teach is what makes us all a part of a larger community of Americans".

World Media First Warning Forecast: Warm Start To The Week
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Temperatures remain above average Thursday and Friday with mostly sunny skies on Thursday , and more widespread rain developing on Friday . We will see plenty of sunshine and breezy conditions. Highs Tuesday will be in the upper 50s to around 60. Tonight: Overnight, we'll have mostly clear skies. The rain chances should begin to diminish as we head into Wednesday evening.

World Media Damian Green has resigned as first secretary of state amid pornography allegations
Author: 0 Damian Green has resigned as first secretary of state amid pornography allegations

Damian Green has been sacked from the Government by Theresa May and admitted he made "misleading" statements about allegations pornography was found on his Commons computer in 2008. "I do not recognise the events she described in her article, but I clearly made her feel uncomfortable and for this I apologise", he wrote. He has produced a thorough report which concludes that your conduct as a minister has generally been both professional and proper.

World Media Al Franken will resign from the Senate on January 2
Author: 0 Al Franken will resign from the Senate on January 2

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (D) has appointed Lt. Gov. Tina Smith (D) to replace Franken. Franken declared not long ago that he would leave from the Senate despite inappropriate behavior affirmations. It had until Wednesday been unclear since Franken's resignation speech when exactly he would depart office. At the time, the senator said that "some of the allegations" against him "are simply not true", while he remembers others "very differently".

World Media Cabinet committee discusses post-Brexit trade
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The Government hopes the terms of a transitional deal will be agreed by March next year, with talks to begin in January. Last week, European Union leaders agreed that talks could move onto phase two after progress had been made in regard to the divorce bill, citizens' rights, and the Irish border.

World Media Democrat Wins 94th District House Race, Ends GOP Majority
Author: 0 Democrat Wins 94th District House Race, Ends GOP Majority

The recount, an all-day affair, saw hundreds of ballots being counted by high-speed machines and between 200 and 250 "irregular" ballot being hand counted by election observers and officials, according to the Daily Press . But Republicans in the House of Delegates did concede that they've lost their majority after Tuesday's recount. The final result: A single-vote victory for Democratic challenger Shelly Simonds.

World Media Senate Banking Committee rejects Trump's pick to lead the Export-Import Bank
Author: 0 Senate Banking Committee rejects Trump's pick to lead the Export-Import Bank

Its backers say the agency allows USA companies to compete on equal footing with foreign rivals that receive similar support from their home governments. "His testimony expressed no regret for his work to close the bank". At the time, bank supporters considered Garrett's unwillingness to do so as a sign he may not be fully committed to his job mandate.

World Media Trump Rips WaPo Report About Revoking Gorsuch Nomination
Author: 0 Trump Rips WaPo Report About Revoking Gorsuch Nomination

Trump considered withdrawing the nomination after believing Justice Gorsuch wouldn't be loyal to him, but the president said Tuesday it was "fake news". "At no point did the president consider withdrawing Justice Gorsuch's nomination". White House head of legislative affairs Marc Short admitted that the delay caused the president's frustration.

World Media Sen. John McCain Returns Home to Arizona Following Hospitalization
Author: 0 Sen. John McCain Returns Home to Arizona Following Hospitalization

McCain, 81, was admitted last week to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in suburban Washington to receive treatment for the "normal side effects of his ongoing cancer therapy". Now that McCain definitely won't be there, Senate Republicans still don't have to worry about passing the bill that could become President Trump's first major legislative achievement .

World Media No, the CDC did not ban a list of words
Author: 0 No, the CDC did not ban a list of words

The Post did not identify its source but said , "Other CDC officials confirmed the existence of a list of forbidden words". Analysts were allegedly given alternative wordings that they were encouraged to use, in some cases. A former federal official offered an explanation, saying that the move is not about censorship. The groups are the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS).

World Media Foul play ruled out as police say pit bulls ate owner
Author: 0 Foul play ruled out as police say pit bulls ate owner

He said they made the decision to capture them instead of shoot them. The only interaction they had with people, investigators say, was when Stephens would come by to feed them and take them for a walk. Although the dogs weren't neglected, they were kept under isolated conditions. The dogs, named Tonka and Pacman, were found by Stephens father after he went looking for her in a wooded area on Friday, one day after she disappeared.

World Media South Africa's ANC nominates candidates to replace Zuma
Author: 0 South Africa's ANC nominates candidates to replace Zuma

With scandal and graft accusations having tainted Zuma's presidency, the party is deeply divided and its image tarnished at home and overseas. The candidates for the top six positions on the Dlamini-Zuma slate are: David Mabuza (deputy president), Ace Magashule (secretary general), Jessie Duarte (deputy secretary general), Nathi Mthethwa (chairperson) and Maite Nkoana-Mashabane (treasurer-general).

World Media Britain in favour of UN Security Council resolution on Jerusalem
Author: 0 Britain in favour of UN Security Council resolution on Jerusalem

The U.S. has voted against a United Nations resolution calling on President Donald Trump to withdraw recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the first veto exercised by America in the world body in six years. "What we witnessed here in the Security Council is an insult". Much of the global community views this part of the city as occupied territory and Palestinians claim it as the capital of a future independent state.

World Media Brooklyn house fire kills woman, children, officials say
Author: 0 Brooklyn house fire kills woman, children, officials say

Responders found the bodies of the mother as well as an 11-year-old boy, a 7-year-old boy, and a 3-year-old girl on the second floor of the home, the Times states. Four people, including one women and three children, died and ten were injured after a fire broke out at a home in the Midwood section of Brooklyn in the wee hours Monday.