Winter storm hits parts of Georgia, Carolinas and Virginia causing power outages and treacherous travel.
Washington Post, 09 December at 22:18
A major winter storm unleashed its assault on the Southeast on Sunday, draping southern states with snow and ice as forecasters warned of treacherous travel conditions, localized flooding, and power outages. As snow fell from northeast Georgia into
Wisconsin Gov.-elect Tony Evers says he may take legal action on lame-duck bills restricting executive power
Washington Post, 09 December at 21:05
Wisconsin Gov.-elect Tony Evers (D) said Sunday that he may take legal action to block Republicans' lame-duck measures to limit his authority upon taking office, calling their effort “a mistake.” “I'm not making any promises one way or the other, but
Rubio: Pardoning Paul Manafort 'would be a mistake'
CNN, 09 December at 20:18
Washington (CNN) Sen. Marco Rubio said Sunday that he doesn't think President Donald Trump should grant a pardon to his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, calling such a move "a mistake." "It would be a mistake," Rubio, R-Florida, told CNN's ...
Mueller should insist on an in-person interview with Trump
CNN, 09 December at 20:17
Page Pate, a CNN legal analyst, is a criminal defense and constitutional lawyer based in Atlanta. He is an adjunct professor of law at the University of Georgia, a founding member of the Georgia Innocence Project, a former board member of the Federal ...
Republicans defend Trump amid brewing legal storm
Washington Post, 09 December at 20:15
Republicans on Sunday defended President Trump amid mounting legal woes stemming from the special counsel probe led by Robert S. Mueller III, with some brushing aside new court filings that detail previously unreported contacts between Russia and ...
Winter Storm Diego Leaves More than 390000 Without Power Across Southeast
The Weather Channel, 09 December at 20:13
Wide swaths of the Carolinas and parts of Georgia woke up to power outages Sunday morning as Winter Storm Diego continued to dump snow and ice across the Southeast. As of 1 p.m., nearly 205,000 customers had no electricity in North Carolina, ...
China summons US envoy to protest detention of Huawei exec
The Mercury News, 09 December at 20:11
By Christopher Bodeen | Associated Press. BEIJING (AP) — China summoned the U.S. ambassador to Beijing on Sunday to protest the detention of an executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei in Canada at Washington's behest and demanded ...
Former Miss Kentucky admits she sent topless photos to young boy: Officials
ABC News, 09 December at 19:58
She impressed beauty pageant judges with her fiddle playing and tugged at hearts with her personal battle with multiple sclerosis, but now former Miss Kentucky Ramsey Bearse is back in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. The 28-year-old Bearse was ...
Jared Kushner advised Saudi prince on how to 'weather' Khashoggi murder, report says
USA TODAY, 09 December at 19:48
President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has been a promoter of Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman since the early days of the administration and recently offered the prince advice on how to handle the outrage over the murder of Washington ...
Firefighter is killed battling 5-alarm blaze in Worcester
The Boston Globe, 09 December at 19:42
WORCESTER — A 36-year-old Worcester firefighter was killed Sunday fighting a five-alarm fire that broke out early in the morning and swept through an apartment building on Lowell Street, Worcester Fire Chief Michael Lavoie said at a press conference.
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