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Pakistan played cruel joke, Jadhav meeting a drama, says Sarabjit Singh's sister Pakistan played cruel joke, Jadhav meeting a drama, says Sarabjit Singh's sister
- December 27, 2017

Before FO released pictures of the meeting, the media in the arch-rival state expressed concerns on why Jadhav is not shown during the meeting with wife and mother . Jadhav, who has two children, reportedly joined India's prestigious National Defence Academy in 1987 and was commissioned as an engineer in the Indian Navy in 1991. (more...)
North Karnataka bandh tomorrow on Mahadayi river water issue North Karnataka bandh tomorrow on Mahadayi river water issue
- December 27, 2017

Karnataka is seeking release of 7.56 tmcft water by Goa from the river for the Kalasa-Banduri Nala project, being undertaken to improve drinking water supply to the twin cities of Hubballi-Dharwad and districts of Belagavi and Gadag in the state's northern region. (more...)
3-Feet-Tall Terrorist Noor Mohammad Tantray Killed in an encounter 3-Feet-Tall Terrorist Noor Mohammad Tantray Killed in an encounter
- December 27, 2017

Police in Srinagar say government forces have killed the commander of a Pakistan-based militant group in Indian-administered Kashmir. Police said Tantray was earlier a close aide of Jaish commander Ghazi Baba , who masterminded the 2001 attack on Parliament. (more...)
CHP officer killed when SUV hit by possible drunk driver CHP officer killed when SUV hit by possible drunk driver
- December 26, 2017

The CHP said the woman, whose name was not released, was from Corcoran. Both officers were wearing seat belts. CHP Assistant Chief Ernest Sanchez said that Officer Andrew Camilleri, 33, died when a speeding red Cadillac hit the back of a patrol vehicle that Camilleri and another officer were in. (more...)
Gov. Kasich signs bill banning Down Syndrome abortions Gov. Kasich signs bill banning Down Syndrome abortions
- December 26, 2017

A physician that breaks the law could lose their license and face fourth-degree felony charges. In a bid to promote the lives of people with Down syndrome as lives worth living, a law has been introduced in OH that bans doctors from performing abortions based on the diagnosis of the lifelong genetic condition. (more...)
Mumbai's first AC local gets a thumbs-up Mumbai's first AC local gets a thumbs-up
- December 26, 2017

The service of the Western Railway was flagged off by Maharashtra minister Vinod Tawde and other dignitaries on Monday. Mumbai: The commuters travelling in the air-conditioned local train from Monday onwards will be safe thanks to the presence of the Railway Protection Force (RPF) of Western Railway. (more...)
US Naval Blockade Would Be 'Act of War,' North Korea Warns US Naval Blockade Would Be 'Act of War,' North Korea Warns
- December 26, 2017

The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, said according to the BBC, that the sanctions sent a "unambiguous message to Pyongyang that further defiance will invite further punishments and isolation". While China has supported earlier United Nations sanctions it has been reluctant to agree to Washington's calls for restrictions that it considers would threaten the lives of ordinary North Koreans. (more...)
Julian Assange's official Twitter account not appearing Julian Assange's official Twitter account not appearing
- December 26, 2017

The official WikiLeaks Twitter account was still operating but made no mention what happened to Assange's. Julian Assange is having an odd Christmas morning. We've reached out to Twitter (via email) and Wikileaks (via Twitter DM) for additional information and will update if we hear back. Assange can nearly certainly avail himself of several other social media accounts: @WikiLeaks, and those of the cat who keeps him company in his embassy exile, @EmbassyCat and on Instagram . (more...)
Israel deports two Turkish citizens detained in Jerusalem protests Israel deports two Turkish citizens detained in Jerusalem protests
- December 26, 2017

In an interview with Israel Radio, Hotovely refused to name the countries she was in talks with but Channel 10 reported that Honduras was the next likely country to follow suit from its neighbouring Guatemala. By a 128-9 vote Thursday, the diplomats gathered in New York City ignored US objections and approved a nonbinding resolution calling on countries to avoid moving their embassies to Jerusalem . (more...)
Teen Accused of Being a "Neo-Nazi" Shoots and Kills Girlfriend's Parents
- December 25, 2017

A 17-year-old boy has been charged for murder after he shot dead his girlfriend's parents in Virginia , U.S., for their discontentment over his relationship with their daughter. (@MayDayRVA) December 24, 2017Buckley Kuhn Fricker stages an intervention to get teen daughter to stop seeing Neo Nazi boyfriend. Early Friday morning the couple checked on their daughter after hearing noises and found the boyfriend in her room. (more...)
Trump's message to North Korea Trump's message to North Korea
- December 25, 2017

North Korea has declared that the latest United Nations sanctions imposed on the rogue state are an "act of war". The new sanctions were passed unanimously by the UN Security Council in response to North Korea's recent intercontinental ballistic missile test. (more...)
Jordan Feldstein, Maroon 5's manager and Jonah Hill's brother, dies at 40 Jordan Feldstein, Maroon 5's manager and Jonah Hill's brother, dies at 40
- December 25, 2017

He had gone into cardiac arrest by the time paramedics arrived, and died a short time later, his family said in a statement on Saturday. As the CEO/founder of Career Artist Management (CAM), he also helped guide the careers of artists like Miguel , Robin Thicke , Elle King , Big Boi , and others. (more...)
Jai Ram Thakur elected new Himachal CM Jai Ram Thakur elected new Himachal CM
- December 25, 2017

Nadda, and Shanta Kumarji", said the CM-elect. 52-year-old Thakur has won his fifth straight assembly poll from the Seraj Assembly constituency. Thakur has previously served as the president of the BJP state unit and was also part of Dhumal's cabinet. (more...)
Papa John's founder steps down as CEO weeks after National Football League comments Papa John's founder steps down as CEO weeks after National Football League comments
- December 25, 2017

John Schnatter , founder of Papa John's pizza restaurants, in pool w. his trainer, doing stretches during workout at home. The company, which has more than 5,000 locations worldwide, said in a statement that Schnatter will continue to "pursue his personal passion for entrepreneurship, leadership development and education". (more...)
Christmas services in Greater Newburyport Christmas services in Greater Newburyport
- December 25, 2017

December 24. A Christmas Eve Candlelight Service will be held at the Main Campus at 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. and on the Warrington Campus at 10 p.m. ■ New Vision Faith Ministries, 102 Eastbrook Drive, will have a Christmas Day service at 9 a.m. Monday. Leacock Presbyterian Church (3181 Lincoln Highway East, Paradise): The church will celebrate two Christmas Eve services. (more...)
Kansas jobless rate down slightly in October Kansas jobless rate down slightly in October
- December 24, 2017

Many employers say it is hard to find people to fill their open jobs, and so are holding tightly onto their existing staffs. Indiana's unemployment rate rebounded in November after four consecutive months of increases. December estimates will be released on Tuesday, January 23 (Data Release Schedule: http://www.maine.gov/labor/cwri/releaseDates.html ). According to the U.S. (more...)
PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi condole deaths in Rajasthan bus accident PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi condole deaths in Rajasthan bus accident
- December 24, 2017

Emergency services took seven injured passengers in the Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan state, 235 miles (375km) south of New Delhi. The driver reportedly lost control over the vehicle due to which the bus skidded off the bridge into the river. (more...)
Trump slams Nigerians for not returning to their 'huts' after seeing America Trump slams Nigerians for not returning to their 'huts' after seeing America
- December 24, 2017

Reading from a document, the president noted that Afghanistan, a terrorist haven had sent more than 2,500, and Haiti had sent 15,000. According to the New York Times , Mr Trump fumed to his national security team at the meeting that the number of immigrants arriving was undermining his campaign pledge to erect strong borders. (more...)
Arsenal and Liverpool Play Out Thrilling Draw in Premier League on Friday Arsenal and Liverpool Play Out Thrilling Draw in Premier League on Friday
- December 23, 2017

Earlier in the week Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger called for his striking duo Alexandre Lacazette and Alexis Sanchez to improve their fortunes in front of goal. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp: "I don't know if there will be a lot of goals again, but we go there to perform and to get as much as we can". Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere said his side had been too cautious in the first half. (more...)
Tit for tat: Russian Federation mulls retaliation for United States sanctions Tit for tat: Russian Federation mulls retaliation for United States sanctions
- December 23, 2017

Kadyrov was added to the US Treasury's blacklist along with Chechen security official Ayub Kataev and three Russians linked to the corruption case uncovered by deceased tax lawyer and whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky. The law expanded the power of the original Magnitsky act, which only targets Russian individuals for the same type of alleged abuses. He was detained in 2008 and accused of conspiracy and abatement for tax evasion. (more...)