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Author: 0 Utah newspaper skewers Sen. Orrin Hatch for 'utter lack of integrity'

Of course, this move prompted a mountain of mockery, since Hatch more or less signaled approval for all of the negative statements the Tribune said about him. "If he doesn't, the voters should end it for him", the editors conclude. "The last time the senator was up for re-election, in 2012, he promised that it would be his last campaign", the editorial states.

People Trump and first lady Melania participate in NORAD Santa calls
Author: 0 Trump and first lady Melania participate in NORAD Santa calls

Casper from Arlington, Virginia, was a child after Trump's own heart. He said, "So you want your grandma to get out of the hospital?" "Oh, building blocks, that's what I always liked too". The agency's annual "NORAD Tracks Santa" program allows children to call on Christmas Eve and inquire about the legendary Christmas character. "So your grandma's gonna be good, OK, she's gonna be good", Trump added.

People Russia's Lavrov calls on USA and North Korea to start talks: RIA
Author: 0 Russia's Lavrov calls on USA and North Korea to start talks: RIA

Russian Federation and China on Monday sought for a peaceful resolution to the tensions surrounding North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile activity. Even so, Seoul has set up a specialised military team to confront nuclear threats from the North. The Russian diplomat reiterated Moscow's concern over North Korea's "dangerous" nuclear ambitions, but vowed to "maintain contacts at the highest possible level".

Author: 0 Meghan Markle attends Christmas service with royal family in UK

Mary Magdalene, sticking close by William and Kate and just behind Prince Philip. The answer is no, though when it comes to having a family with her fiancé, Prince Harry , she is definitely on board. The royal couple is spending the holidays at Elizabeth's country estate in Sandringham and on Christmas Day enjoyed a private lunch after the church service.

People Lifelong friends of six decades find out they're actually brothers
Author: 0 Lifelong friends of six decades find out they're actually brothers

The top match for Macfarlane's DNA turned out to be a user named Robi737, whose "X" chromosomes appeared to be identical those of Macfarlane. They tell KHON2 they learned they were related through a family history and DNA website. Turns out, they have the same birth mother, and they revealed the surprise to loved ones over the Christmas weekend. "It was a shock", Macfarlane said.

People Australia coach Darren Lehmann to step down after 2019 Ashes
Author: 0 Australia coach Darren Lehmann to step down after 2019 Ashes

On the eve of the Boxing Day Test, when the spin legend was asked about succeeding the current Australian coach, Darren Lehmann, he appeared keen to taking up the baton from his former teammate. Lehmann now holds a 50 per cent win records in the Ashes, losing two overseas and winning two on home soil. The 47-year old has had a successful run as the head coach and under his tutelage, Australia have enjoyed tremendous success, winning two Ashes series at home and also the 2015 World Cup.

People Mom, 2 Children Killed; US Police Officer Injured in Christmas Day Shootings
Author: 0 Mom, 2 Children Killed; US Police Officer Injured in Christmas Day Shootings

The gunman then reportedly barricaded himself inside the apartment with two children - a 10-month-old baby and an 11-year-old child while the police tried to negotiate with him. When they arrived, they found a woman shot to death in the parking lot, according to Sgt. Jonathan Howard with the Phoenix Police Department. Three loud pops rang out at the complex shortly after 10 p.m.

Author: 0 Emmy award victor Rosanne Barr slams Lorde as a 'bigot' over Israel

That came after Juliet Moses, the spokeswoman for the Jewish Council of New Zealand, said that in succumbing to pressure to call off the concert Lorde had made a political statement. " Lorde , I expect you to be a "pure heroine" like the title of your first album - a pure heroine of culture, void of any foreign political considerations, not to mention delusional ones", she said.

People Operations Restored At Logan Airport after Weather Delays
Author: 0 Operations Restored At Logan Airport after Weather Delays

We just skidded on the ice", the pilot responded, when asked whether emergency services would be required, ABC News reported. Firefighters helped passengers off of the plane and they were bused to the terminal. On the roads, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation said it had almost 2,000 crews out plowing as of 10 a.m. Massport officials say runways were cleared by 11:30 a.m.

People New Zealand beat Windies by 66 runs, sweep series
Author: 0 New Zealand beat Windies by 66 runs, sweep series

The target for West Indies were revised to 166 in 23 overs but they got off to a worse possible start as Matt Henry (2-18) and Boult (3-18) picked Chris Gayle (4), Chadwick Walton (0), Shai Hope (2), Kyle Hope (1) and Jason Mohammed (1) in the opening spell and were reduced to 9 for five.

People British woman accused of smuggling drugs 'accidentally pleads guilty' in Egypt
Author: 0 British woman accused of smuggling drugs 'accidentally pleads guilty' in Egypt

A general view of al-Bahr al-Ahmar court where British national Laura Plummer faces trial for drug traffiking, in Hurghada, Egypt, 11 November 2017. "I don't think she's tough enough to survive it", he said. She said: "My mum's obviously devastated". Karl Turner, the MP for Hull East, told Sky News the hearing was adjourned to find Ms Plummer another interpreter.

People Winter weather advisory issued; 2-4 inches possible
Author: 0 Winter weather advisory issued; 2-4 inches possible

CHRISTMAS EVE DAY: Early sun, increasing afternoon clouds. Snow moves in south of I-70 around 2pm. The south coast, where temperatures are above freezing, is one exception. If you're a mass transit rider, the snow will mean changes to some routes. Historically, Newport and New Bedford only have about a 9% chance of having a White Christmas .

People Suspected cholera cases in Yemen hit one million says ICRC
Author: 0 Suspected cholera cases in Yemen hit one million says ICRC

Air strikes by the Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen have killed at least 136 civilians and non-combatants since December 6, the United Nations human rights spokesman said on Tuesday. Yemen's stalemated war has killed more than 10,000 civilians, displaced 3 million and crippled the country's health system. Yemen's cholera epidemic has reached one million suspected cases, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Thursday, with war leaving more than 80 percent of the population ...

People Vietnam braces for storm as Philippines death toll rises
Author: 0 Vietnam braces for storm as Philippines death toll rises

The government had ordered that oil rigs and vessels be protected and it warned that about 62,000 fishing boats should not venture out to sea. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said that the material damage is inevitable, but the loss of lives due to the delay in the evacuation of civilians will not happen, according to the local media VNExpress.

Author: 0 Arctic chill in the air into next week

An upper level trough will remain in place across the Great Lakes and Northeast helping to reinforce the cold. It's just the beginning. It will be breezy on Monday, with westerly winds between 15 and 25 miles per hour and wind gusts reaching 35 miles per hour, which will create low wind chills of close to zero.

People Area residents share Christmas spirit at First Presbyterian Church
Author: 0 Area residents share Christmas spirit at First Presbyterian Church

The one-hour event kicked off at 7 p.m. Humphreys said they served 661 meals at Thanksgiving, including 79 delivered meals and 97 meals for people who walked in and took food home. Two more attendees at the dinner. Liv Macchio said her family has done volunteer work at Thanksgiving, too. In addition to dinner and caroling, many guests received warm clothing and other essentials.

People Particular climate assertion issued for Christmas
Author: 0 Particular climate assertion issued for Christmas

In a weather warning issued Sunday, Environment Canada said a pacific frontal system will move onto Vancouver Island today. "Snow at times heavy will continue this evening, enhanced by heavy snow bands off of Lake Ontario". While the heaviest snow is expected in and around Toronto, much of the province is still expected to see 10 to 15 centimetres of snow this evening.

People Two young men named after drowning in Co Mayo river
Author: 0 Two young men named after drowning in Co Mayo river

Funeral arrangements for the two young men, who were from the area, have been confirmed. A search operation was undertaken overnight and yesterday afternoon the garda underwater unit was called in to retrieve both bodies. Initial reports suggested the vehicle became submerged as it crossed the river and was then carried downstream. Despite the poor weather conditions, local residents turned out in large numbers to assist gardaí , fire service personnel and the Irish Coast Guard during the ...

People Tips for proper disposal of Christmas trees
Author: 0 Tips for proper disposal of Christmas trees

The public is invited to recycle their Christmas trees from December 27 to February 28. Ahead of Christmas, Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful is getting the word out about their Christmas tree recycling program. "Residents can leave their trees on the curb for free pickup by the town throughout the month of January", Hannah Almeter administrative support for Carolina Beach said.

People Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, wife meet Sushma Swaraj
Author: 0 Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, wife meet Sushma Swaraj

In a meeting that lasted for about 40 minutes, Jadhav spoke to his mother and his wife through a telephone as well as across a glass screen. Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar and Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar were also present at Swaraj's residence, ANI reported.

People Shilpa Shetty tweets apology for hurting caste sentiments
Author: 0 Shilpa Shetty tweets apology for hurting caste sentiments

An FIR was lodged against actors Salman Khan and Shilpa Shetty at Kotwali police station in Rajasthan's Churu district on Friday after members of the Valmiki community staged protests against Khan's new film Tiger Zinda Hai , alleging that the actor hurt sentiments of the community.

People Jesus, the ideal gift
Author: 0 Jesus, the ideal gift

But it is rather unfortunate that some of those who enact this event faithfully and worship Jesus, Mary and Joseph don't seem to be sensitive to children born in similar circumstances today (refugee children) to parents like Mary and Joseph (unwedded, poor workers).

People Vijay Rupani takes oath as Chief Minister of Gujarat
Author: 0 Vijay Rupani takes oath as Chief Minister of Gujarat

The BJP retained power in Gujarat for the sixth consecutive term by winning the recently-held Assembly polls with a lower margin of victory than last time. Heavyweights Saurabh Patel and Govind Patel, who were dropped in the first Rupani government formed in August 2016, are expected to make a comeback, the source added.

People Following Trump's lead, Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem
Author: 0 Following Trump's lead, Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem

The Central American nation, along with six other states, voted with the USA and Israel, in contrast to the rest of the UN General Assembly, which last week voted 128-9 to condemn the U.S. On the threshold of the UNGA vote, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley had stated that Washington, the largest contributor to the global body, would remember the voting day, with Trump threatening to withhold US aid to countries that voted in favor, but stopping short of warning that the ...

People North Korea preparing to launch satellite
Author: 0 North Korea preparing to launch satellite

A Foreign Affairs Ministry statement said that Pyongyang criticised the punitive measures announced on Friday that further limit the country's access to petroleum products , ban its exports in several sectors and force its citizens working overseas to return to the country, reports Efe news.

People What?! Pennsylvania woman gets $284 billion electric bill
Author: 0 What?! Pennsylvania woman gets $284 billion electric bill

A Pennsylvania woman thought the electric bill she racked up might have something to do with her Christmas lights, but then she thought about the billions she owed and knew there must have been a mistake. A spokesperson for the company couldn't explain exactly how it happened but noted that he had never seen anything like it. They assured her that it was only an error.

People Gunman killed by cops after going on shooting rampage in Pennsylvania
Author: 0 Gunman killed by cops after going on shooting rampage in Pennsylvania

Authorities are asking the public for any information they may have on Ahmed Aminamin El-Mofty, 51. The Department of Homeland security reports El-Mofty was admitted into the United States from Egypt on a family-based immigrant visa. Friday, when the man fired several shots at a state Capitol officer in downtown Harrisburg, striking his vehicle several times. "It ain't gonna happen in our neighborhood".

People Peruvians celebrate Christmas Eve with hugs and good wishes
Author: 0 Peruvians celebrate Christmas Eve with hugs and good wishes

The Governor in his message said that Jesus Christ has given message of love, harmony, mercy and peace. At Allipuram, a rally was taken out under the aegis Calvary Baptist Church Trust Board on the eve of Christmas . Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik wished the people of the state on the festive occasion. The churches as well as the homes of the Christian community have been decorated and Christmas trees have also been installed.

People In Christmas message, queen honours cities hit by terror
Author: 0 In Christmas message, queen honours cities hit by terror

Queen Elizabeth II is using her annual Christmas message to pay tribute to the way the cities of London and Manchester pulled together after extremist attacks this year. "You weren't expected to be around that long", she added. The Queen was shown at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital chatting to Millie Robson, 15, from Co Durham, and her mother, Marie, and Evie Mills, 14, from Harrogate, and her mother Karen, and father Craig.