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Roy Moore story takes unusual Project Veritas twist

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The Washington Post said Monday it was the target of an apparent "sting" operation that sought to plant a false story to discredit the newspaper's investigation of sexual misconduct allegations against Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore . Read More »

Federal judge: military must allow transgender recruits starting on January 1

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President Barack Obama's administration lifted the ban on transgender individuals serving openly in the military in June 2016. Read Kollar-Kotelly's Monday injunction here. That judge, Marvin Garbis, said that a "capricious, arbitrary, and unqualified tweet of new policy does not trump the methodical and systematic review by military stakeholders qualified to understand the ramifications of policy change". Read More »

Harry and Meghan's Wedding Will Be Very Different From William and Kate's

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St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. The last wedding held there was the union of Harry's father and Camilla Parker Bowles in 2005, where they received a blessing from The Archbishop of Canterbury. Mr Knauf revealed Ms Markle would begin formal royal duties nearly immediately, and would join Prince Harry at a series of public appearances in Nottingham, a midlands city three hours north of London, on Friday. Read More »

White House Might Ban Staff Members From Using Personal Phones at Work

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According to one official, too many personal phones, which aren't as secure as government devices, are connected to the wireless network in-house. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly - whose personal phone was found to be compromised by hackers earlier this year - is leading the push for a ban, another official said. Read More »

Lebanese Leader Says Will Resign Unless Hizballah Withdraws From Conflicts

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On Saturday, he said that his decision to wait instead of officially resigning is to give a chance to discuss and look into demands that will make Lebanon neutral and allow it to enforce its "disassociation" policy. Christian leader Samir Geagea, a harsh critic of Hezbollah, told reporters after meeting Aoun that his group will not resign from the government. Saudi Arabia and Iran are fighting proxy wars in the region and the conflict has affected Lebanon over the past years. Read More »

U.S. plane INTERCEPTED by fighter jet close to Russian border

Michelle Baldanza, a Pentagon spokeswoman, told CNN . U.S. officials have accused the Russian pilot of acting in an "unsafe" manner by crossing in front of the Navy P-8. This incident comes almost six months after a Russian Su-27 fighter jet intercepted a U.S. RC-135 aircraft over the Baltic Sea by flying within five feet of it. Read More »

Senate panel advances tax bill as McConnell tries to solve 'Rubik's cube'

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Despite having threatened to oppose the bill, GOP senators Bob Corker of Tennessee and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin both voted it out of committee. Republican committee members quickly left the room after the vote as Democrats complained about a lack of discussion on a bill that would overhaul the USA tax code and add an estimated $1.4 trillion to the $20 trillion national debt over 10 years. Read More »

First lady goes with classic, traditional Christmas decor

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And she's now ringing in Christmas at the White House in an era when Dictionary.com's word of the year is "complicit". Ballerinas provided entertainment at the launch, and danced their way through Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker . The library at the White House with a tree made of books, during a press preview of the 2017 holiday decorations November 27, 2017. The 350-pound gingerbread house in the State Dining Room offers a view of the White House from the South Lawn, with wreaths ... Read More »

Mulvaney takes perch at CFPB amid legal challenge to his appointment

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The White House then named its own interim leader. As many of you know, the CFPB is engulfed in a batshit power struggle after Richard Cordray ran away to join the OH political circus, giving The Trump White House a clear shot at doing its favorite thing: passively strangling a government agency to death by appointing an anathematic person to run it. Read More »

EU Fails To Seize Opportunity To End Glyphosate

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But its U-turn appeared also to reveal extraordinary tensions in Chancellor Angela Merkel's efforts to form a new governing coalition, after a minister in Berlin said German officials in Brussels had disobeyed direct orders to abstain on the vote. Read More »

Woman says she is Jayalalithaa's daughter, wants DNA test

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Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta, however, permitted her to move the Madras High court with her prayer. And just before his (Sarathy) death in March, Sarathy had allegedly informed Amrutha that Jayalalithaa is her mother. In a writ petition filed before the Supreme Court, Amrutha has sought a DNA test to establish her maternity by exhuming Jayalalithaa's remains. She was also not allowed to attend the burial ceremony. Read More »

MSU Volleyball Bears Take On Michigan State For 1st Round of NCAA

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The Cards enter the NCAA tournament on an 11-match winning streak. Should the Gophers beat UND, they'll play Saturday night against the victor of Friday's first match between Northern Iowa and Louisville. Big Ten co-Champion Penn State enters the tournament as the No. 1 overall seed, while No. 5 Nebraska and No. 7 Minnesota also earned top-16 seeds. The answer was that Iowa State is indeed one of the top 16 seeds, No. Read More »

Trump mockingly tells media to compete for Fake News Trophy

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The tweet garnered thousands of reactions. "That's yours. Our job is to report the news", adding " #FactsFirst ". Former FBI director James Comey appeared to weigh in after President Donald Trump slammed CNN on Twitter. But the Egyptian foreign ministry spokesman didn't merely use the president's favorite word, but also went after his favorite target: CNN . But his latest tweet about CNN could complicate, at least in terms of political optics, the move by his Justice Department to ... Read More »

Christmas tree farm ready to sell trees

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If the needles pull out easily, or if they appear a boring, lifeless green, that tree may be past its prime. "Last year about five percent". While this family found exactly what they wanted, that may not be the case for every tree shopper according to owner Joe Steiner. Read More »

Prince Harry is getting married; Inside the cost of royal weddings

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Just four weeks after a blind date with U.S. actress Meghan Markle that left him "beautifully surprised", Britain's Prince Harry took his wife-to-be on a trip to Botswana to camp under the stars in his tent. Ms Markle credited her American background - and lack of exposure to British tabloids - with allowing her to get to know Prince Harry naturally and organically. Read More »

Trump won't campaign for Alabama candidate Roy Moore

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Trump's decision to stick with Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore despite sexual harassment allegations against him is rooted in the President's own sexual harassment scandal during the 2016 election. In the off-camera conversation in 2005 Mr. Trump was heard bragging about his ability to grope women because he's "a star". Moore denied the allegations and claimed the story was planted by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.). Read More »

Over 180 women claim sex assault at U.S. massage chain

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Two people filed complaints with the NYPD that staff at spa chain Massage Envy sexually assaulted them, police confirmed, as it was revealed that 180 people have accused workers throughout the nationwide chain of pervy behavior. "It terrified me. I froze up", said Martellaro. Adam Horowitz, a lawyer who has worked on over twenty cases against Massage Envy, told NBC News that likely the number is higher than 180. Read More »

European Union offers Eastern Partnership members money, motivation

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In the Declaration , the participants of the Summit reconfirm the high importance they attach to the Eastern Partnership as a specific dimension of the European Neighbourhood Policy. The signing of the new EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement is expected to take place in the frames of the ongoing Summit. Rinkevics noted that some European Union countries would like to speed up the progress of the eastern partners on the right path, but there is no unity among all 28 ... Read More »

Reports of shooting at NY mall

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New York State Police in Middletown have confirmed they have responded and are investigating "an incident" at the Crystal Run Galleria mall in Middletown. Cary Abbott, NBC reported , said that he saw people "leaving in droves". This is a developing story; check back for updates and get the PIX11 News app to stay informed all day. Read More »

RK Nagar by-poll: DMK announces Marudhu Ganesh as it's candidate

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Stalin on Tuesday announced Marudhu Ganesh as candidate for RK Nagar by-elections to be held on December 21. Within hours of the announcement made by the Election Commission that the RK Nagar Assembly constituency bypoll would be held on December 21, officials and the major players got into action for the most exciting election to be held in Tamil Nadu . Read More »

Five killed after stolen auto hits tree in Leeds

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Two 15-year-old schoolboys have been arrested on suspicion of causing death by unsafe driving and remain in custody. Police had cordoned off a quarter mile section of the tree-lined street, which is about three miles north of the city centre and lined by semi-detached houses and grass verges. Read More »

Argentina's navy insists missing sub was in good condition before mission

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In his first public comments on the missing sub, Argentinian president Mauricio Macri said: 'The disappearance and current search for the ARA San Juan submarine has touched all Argentines. The Argentine navy said Thursday an explosion occurred near the time and place where the submarine went missing. Some of the crew's relatives have reportedly given up hope of a rescue after waiting anxiously for news at a base in Mar del Plata. Read More »

USA reverses, says Palestinians can keep DC office open

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After the secretary of state determines the Palestinians to be in violation of that law, the administration has 90 days to determine whether "direct and meaningful negotiations" have begun between the Palestinians and Israelis. Netanyahu's office said at the time that the closure was a "matter of USA law". With regard to the PLO office in the US, Erekat pointed out that its licence expired on 18 November but it has not been renewed by the State Department. Read More »

Alabama's Collin Sexton Drops 40 Points Leading 3-Man Team Vs Minnesota

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While Alabama's football team was busy losing to rival Auburn on Saturday , Alabama's basketball team was going through turmoil of its own. Both players drew technical fouls, and Mason drew a second when he kept on talking. It was not a good day to be a Crimson Tide fan. Minnesota meanwhile, looked somewhat confused regarding how to both attack and defend with such an advantage, rarely doubling the ball on defense and turning down many open jumpers to feed the ball inside where ... Read More »

Ivanka trump may visit old city of Hyderabad

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Leading the United States delegation, Ivanka Trump would focus on supporting women entrepreneurs and fostering global economic growth at the summit. Her attendance, however, has been called off by Tillerson's team, CNN reported. The official said that no one higher ranking than the deputy assistant secretary will be allowed to participate in the summit. Read More »

Angela Merkel: 'I absolutely do not favor' a new election

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Merkel's conservatives have pushed to curb migrant flows and are keen to ensure that Germany sticks to a balanced budget. The failed three-way tie-up between the CDU/CSU, the Greens and the FDP had been dubbed "Jamaica" because the parties' colours match those of the Caribbean country's flag. Read More »