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by | December 27, 2017 | 14:22

Former Monaco player, George Weah , has been voted president of Liberia after clinching 12 of the 15 counties in the west African country. "The other should accept the election results to avoid a political crisis, especially if there are no good grounds to challenge the outcome".

by | December 27, 2017 | 14:01

Along with the naval base in Tartus and the air base in Hmeymim, Russian military presence in Syria was cut to three military police battalions and the Center for the Reconciliation of the Warring Sides. According to Russian media, the Tartus naval facility is now only large enough to keep one Russian warship, the "Pyotr Velikiy". It remains valid for 49 years with possible 25-year extensions.

by | December 27, 2017 | 13:43

President Donald Trump returned to the golf course Tuesday for his third round while on vacation in Palm Beach, one day after tweeting he'd be "back to work in order to Make America Great Again" on Christmas Day. Although the-then business mogul had criticized Obama's tendency to spend his time playing golf during his presidential term, it turned out that in the same number of days that Trump has now spent in the office, Obama took to playing the sport a total of 11 times.

by | December 27, 2017 | 13:35

Forces loyal to Mr. Assad have carried out air raids on Eastern Ghouta, while besieged rebels have fired mortars into neighboring Damascus. They are among more than 130 children needing urgent medical treatment there, as almost 12% of children in Eastern Ghouta are suffering from acute malnutrition, the United Nations has said.

by | December 27, 2017 | 11:51

South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-Wha speaks before a briefing of a special task force for investigating the 2015 South Korea-Japan agreement over South Korea's "comfort women" issue at the Foreign Ministry in Seoul. "Japan's position remains unchanged, that we ask the South Korean government to abide by the deal", a Japanese foreign ministry official told AFP. In Tokyo, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, the top government spokesman, declined to comment on Kang's latest remarks.

by | December 27, 2017 | 11:29

When the House resumed, members from the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) trooped near the Speaker's podium, displaying placards and raising slogans demanding a separate High Court for the newly carved out state of Telangana. Further, Hegde added while speaking "Those who, without knowing about their parental blood and call themselves secular, they don't have their own identity, They don't know about their parentage, family or their bloodlines".

by | December 27, 2017 | 11:20

China's participation in any sanctions against Pyongyang is vital as it is the country's biggest supplier of oil and food. China exported no oil, gasoline, jet fuel and diesel to North Korea in November and imported no iron ore, coal or lead from the country, Reuters reported citing data released by the General Administration of Customs on Tuesday.

by | December 27, 2017 | 10:53

Las Vegas- $2.58/g, down 1.9 cents per gallon from last week's $2.60/g. Alaska- $3.14/g, down 3.7 cents per gallon from last week's $3.18/g. Average gas prices in Western Massachusetts are 21 cents higher than on this day past year. "The majority of motorists have seen savings at the pump this month", said Jeanette Casselano, AAA spokesperson. The price was down from $2.44 a month ago, but up from $2.38 the same time past year.

by | December 27, 2017 | 10:49

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by | December 27, 2017 | 10:31

Despite being able to remain in the transit area of the airport before her connecting flight to Australia, Exposto unnecessarily passed through customs and willingly approached officials to have her bags checked. The former social worker in East Timor has never wavered in her account, defence lawyers said. "The conclusion is I agree that the accused did not know about the drugs concealed in the bag and the accused is an innocent carrier".

by | December 27, 2017 | 10:06

Separately, Ilya Yashin, a pro-opposition municipal deputy, gathered several hundred people for an unauthorised protest in central Moscow in support of free elections and Navalny's bid. A staunch Kremlin critic and anti-corruption campaigner, Navalny rose to prominence in Russian politics in 2008. He says he is the only Russian politician who has run a genuine Western-style political campaign, stumping for votes in far-flung regions.

by | December 27, 2017 | 09:45

Bennicas & Associates Inc who had been investing in Csx Corp. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $49.16B market cap company. It closed at $319.5 lastly. Vantage Invest Prtn Limited Liability Com owns 416,772 shares or 0.85% of their USA portfolio. Shell Asset holds 0.45% in United Parcel Service, Inc.

by | December 27, 2017 | 09:43

An Israeli military court on Monday extended Tamimi's detention, along with those of her mother and cousin, for four days for questioning, AP reported. Four days after the incident, Israeli security forces arrested Ahed at her home, confiscating cellphones, laptops, and cameras. Tamimi was filmed earlier this month outside her family home shouting, pushing, kicking and slapping Israeli soldiers.

by | December 27, 2017 | 08:56

Republicans say changes will make the tax codes simpler. " In the long run, if we don't do stuff like this, what are we going to have left? ". The box was addressed to Mnuchin from "the American people", but now a series of Facebook posts from a Los Angeles-based psychologist may have blown the case wide open.

by | December 27, 2017 | 08:57

As many as 13 chief ministers from different states attended the ceremony. Five-time legislator Jairam Thakur will be the new Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh , the party lawmakers decided on Sunday after. Right from the beginning, he was considered a strong contender for the post along with Nadda, especially since Dhumal's loss had created a situation where still giving him the job would have meant another by-election in the state.

by | December 27, 2017 | 08:05

The deputy, who was identified as Aaron Thompson in a statement from Lt. Dave Course to the St. George News , arrived at the scene and began beating the ice with his bare hands while waiting for back up. "And I was calling out for that boy, just in desperate hope that I could find him before I had to abandon (him) and come back to shore". Sgt. Aaron Thompson , Washington County Sheriff's Office.

by | December 27, 2017 | 07:25

The decision was announced by Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland. "I am also declaring the Venezuelan chargé d'affaires persona non grata". Pereira was described as the representative of an illegitimate government in Brazil - a stance Caracas has taken since conservative Brazilian President Michel Temer replaced impeached leftist president Dilma Rousseff .

by | December 27, 2017 | 07:20

We've got a great coach stepping in for us. When it comes to who is the more motivated team headed into Wednesday's Independence Bowl, you have to believe that it's the underdog. Don't let the conference differences fool you: this Golden Eagles offense has the ability to make the Seminoles pay through the nose for every slip they make on the defensive side of the ball.

by | December 27, 2017 | 07:10

The Montana Highway Patrol reports the crash, which is believed to have been a head-on, happened just before 3 p.m. near Ravalli. But troopers arrested a third more people for driving while impaired, 91 compared to 68. The Polson woman was pronounced dead at the scene and the occupants of the Toyota were transported to St. Patrick's Hospital in Missoula with injuries.

by | December 27, 2017 | 07:12

Highs will drop a few degrees by Wednesday , and then on Thursday highs will likely only top out in the single digits and teens! You'll need to be reminded of what normal is for this time of year, as we look to spend the next seven to ten days well below those averages.