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BJP MP Kirron Kher stirs controversy, holds Chandigarh victim responsible for rape BJP MP Kirron Kher stirs controversy, holds Chandigarh victim responsible for rape
- December 01, 2017

The MP must understand that opting for an auto-rickshaw is not a luxury for a woman in a city which has no metro and fewer buses. In the reply, Kirron Kher replies, "Lanaat hai unpar jinhone iska rajneeti karan karne ki koshish ki hai, aapke ghar mein bhi bachhiyan hai, aapko bhi meri tarah constructive baat karni chahiye, destructive nahi" said Bharatiya Janata Party MP, Kirron Kher. (more...)
Bette Midler calls out Geraldo Rivera for defending Matt Lauer Bette Midler calls out Geraldo Rivera for defending Matt Lauer
- December 01, 2017

In the clip, Midler says Rivera and his producer came to interview her in the 1970s, and then drugged and groped her. Earlier that same day, Rivera had commented on Lauer's firing from the Today show amid allegations that the co-anchor had engaged in sexual misconduct with at least one colleague. (more...)
Paul Manafort proposes $11 million bail agreement to end house arrest Paul Manafort proposes $11 million bail agreement to end house arrest
- November 30, 2017

The four properties that he and his family are posting have an assessed value of $22.2 million and mortgages of $10.5 million, court filings show. Manafort would not be able to travel overseas or apply for worldwide travel documents, and his wife agreed to hand over her passport as part of the deal. (more...)
2 guards killed in Yemen vehicle bomb 2 guards killed in Yemen vehicle bomb
- November 30, 2017

According to witnesses living close to the scene a vehicle parked in front of the building exploded at 2 am causing damage to it and neighbouring structures. The mission has expanded to include operations against jihadist groups, both IS and Al-Qaeda, which have exploited chaos to gain footholds in government-held southern Yemen. (more...)
Famed Playwright Israel Horovitz Accused of Sexual Misconduct Famed Playwright Israel Horovitz Accused of Sexual Misconduct
- November 30, 2017

Horovitz - whom she had known since she was a girl - he kissed her hard and cupped her breasts, remarking how "large and beautiful" they had become. A lengthy story in Thursday's New York Times included on-the-record accusations of sexual misconduct against Horovitz from nine women who worked with Horovitz at the East Gloucester theater, on productions elsewhere or in his personal employ. (more...)
Crimes in India in 2016 increased 2.6 per cent: NCRB Crimes in India in 2016 increased 2.6 per cent: NCRB
- November 30, 2017

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Florida State officials urging Jimbo Fisher to make decision Florida State officials urging Jimbo Fisher to make decision
- November 30, 2017

That man was promptly escorted from the studio and Fisher never answered his question. "Recruited very well since I've been here, haven't we?" One fan even asked Fisher about his loyalty to the program during a radio call-in show Wednesday evening. (more...)
Madhusudanan is AIADMK candidate for RK Nagar bye-election Madhusudanan is AIADMK candidate for RK Nagar bye-election
- November 30, 2017

Jayalalitha, then the Chief Minister and head of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. The T.T.V. Dinakaran faction of AIADMK on Thursday approached the Delhi High Court challenging the Election Commission's order allotting the "two leaves" symbol to the faction led by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. (more...)
Sherin Mathews showed signs of abuse: Doctor Sherin Mathews showed signs of abuse: Doctor
- November 30, 2017

Dr Suzanne Dakil, a paediatrician and child abuse expert, testified that Sherin was hospitalised in February 2017 and also had an elbow fracture in September 2016. The Mathews repeatedly invoked the 5 Amendment throughout the custody hearing, refusing to answer questions which might incriminate them in the criminal proceedings. (more...)
Alaska Airlines investigates in-flight sexual harassment claim Alaska Airlines investigates in-flight sexual harassment claim
- November 30, 2017

Zuckerberg reported the interaction leaving her "furious" - with the man, the flight attendants and with herself for not making more of a scene. The attendant, at one point, also asked Zuckerberg to change her seat which she refused, saying she was the one being harassed and should not have to move. (more...)
Ukraine: grieving father detonates grenades in courtroom, killing two Ukraine: grieving father detonates grenades in courtroom, killing two
- November 30, 2017

The blast instantly killed the father and injured nine others in the courtroom located in the southern town of Nikopol. The man is believed to be the father of one of the murder victims at the centre of the trial. Zerkalo Nedeli, a Ukrainian news website, reported the man lobbed the handheld explosives after the case was adjourned, the BBC reported. In November, police in Kiev announced that they arrested two men hiding 6.5 kg of explosives in their vehicle. (more...)
North Carolina missing girl's father questions ex-wife's abduction statement North Carolina missing girl's father questions ex-wife's abduction statement
- November 30, 2017

But on Wednesday, authorities said they have confirmed that the child in the picture is not Mariah and that the woman has no connection to her disappearance. "She's my baby, she's my everything", said Kristy Woods in a press conference. They were seen walking single file down Dawson Cabin Road, where Mariah lived, while a man wearing a hazmat suit appeared to be searching underneath her home. (more...)
Coalition: At least 801 civilians killed since start of anti-ISIS campaign Coalition: At least 801 civilians killed since start of anti-ISIS campaign
- November 30, 2017

Of that number, all but 26 cases date from 2017. Airwars, which monitors coalition airstrikes, has previously stated that at least 5,961 civilians had been killed by the strikes. In Thursday's coalition report, the coalition assessed 66 reports of casualties, 55 of which it deemed "non-credible" for reasons including insufficient information to assess the allegation and no coalition strikes being conducted where the casualties were alleged. (more...)
FBI, LPD hold press conference regarding Sydney Loofe FBI, LPD hold press conference regarding Sydney Loofe
- November 30, 2017

He also said, "I've never hurt a female in my life, so take that for whatever the hell it's worth". Continue that. And thank you for all your prayers. The two people police are calling "persons of interest" in the case of a missing Nebraska woman have spoken out in a Facebook video that was posted Wednesday morning to tell their side of the story. (more...)
Cyclone Ockhi: Indian Navy deploys ships, aircrafts to locate missing fishermen Cyclone Ockhi: Indian Navy deploys ships, aircrafts to locate missing fishermen
- November 30, 2017

A holiday has been declared for schools in south Tamil Nadu and Kerala. With that chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan through video conferencing called for an emergency response across the state by KSDMA in coordination with the district collectors and officials of various departments in the state. (more...)
The modern-day hero who deactivated Trump's Twitter account has been revealed The modern-day hero who deactivated Trump's Twitter account has been revealed
- November 30, 2017

Anyway, TechCrunch sat down with Bahtiyar Duysak , a German man with Turkish roots who worked briefly for Twitter's Trust And Safety division. In a statement, the company initially said Mr Trump's account was "inadvertently deactivated due to human error" by one of its employees but restored 11 minutes later. (more...)
Israel bars Swiss officials from entering Gaza Israel bars Swiss officials from entering Gaza
- November 30, 2017

According to the channel, Swiss representatives recently held talks with Hamas political chief Ismail Haniyeh and group leader in Gaza Yahya al-Sinwar. Israel blamed Islamic Jihad for the mortar fire. The spokesperson reiterated that Israel sees the Hamas terror organization as responsible for anything happening in the Gaza Strip. (more...)
Wind of (Demographic) Change: Europe's Muslim Population Set to Triple by 2050 Wind of (Demographic) Change: Europe's Muslim Population Set to Triple by 2050
- November 30, 2017

In this scenario, Muslims will make up an estimated 14% of the continent's population in the space of 33 years, almost tripling their current share of the population. "The zero migration and the high-migration scenario are really thought experiments, kind of what it could be like at either end of the spectrum", said Conrad Hackett, one of the lead researchers of the study. (more...)
White House has plan to force out Rex Tillerson White House has plan to force out Rex Tillerson
- November 30, 2017

The White House has devised a way for President Trump to send Secretary of State Rex Tillerson packing, replacing him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo in the next few weeks, the New York Times has learned . Previous rumors circulated in Washington that White House officials were considering replacing Tillerson with U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley . (more...)
Misrepresenting the facts: Russian Federation claims North Korea has 'frozen' missile tests Misrepresenting the facts: Russian Federation claims North Korea has 'frozen' missile tests
- November 30, 2017

Tensions on the Korean Peninsula have flared anew after North Korea said it had successfully tested a new intercontinental ballistic missile on Wednesday in a "breakthrough" that put the USA mainland within range of its nuclear weapons. The Russian diplomat said this resulted in "new and unfriendly steps. taken in various areas" and the buildup of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and US forces near Russian borders. (more...)
Recap of most expensive Atlantic hurricane season on record Recap of most expensive Atlantic hurricane season on record
- November 30, 2017

Six of those storms reached major status including Irma , which affected our area. The official death toll there stands at 58 , but a CNN investigation revealed 499 deaths recorded by funeral homes that could have been caused by the storm. (more...)
Cop Who Decked Female Miami Hurricanes Fan Cleared Of Any Wrongdoing Cop Who Decked Female Miami Hurricanes Fan Cleared Of Any Wrongdoing
- November 30, 2017

The officer, who was stopped at a red light on Biscayne Boulevard and 135th Street, suffered minor injuries and helped rescue the driver who hit his patrol vehicle. A man arrested on a DUI charge in connection with a Thursday morning crash that injured two Miami-Dade police officers is the head of pop star Justin Bieber's security, a source told Local 10 News. (more...)
Palestinian shot dead by Israeli settler in West Bank Palestinian shot dead by Israeli settler in West Bank
- November 30, 2017

Palestinian Authority official Ghassan Daghlas said settlers confronted Odeh and ordered him to move. He was announced dead few minutes later. There are conflicting reports about the circumstances surrounding the incident near the village of Qusra. (more...)
Fifth woman accuses Senator Al Franken of sexual misconduct Fifth woman accuses Senator Al Franken of sexual misconduct
- November 30, 2017

Bustle has reached out to Franken's office for comment. Kemplin is the second person to allege that the inappropriate behavior took place while Franken was in Iraq to entertain the troops stationed there. Lindsay Menz of Frisco, Texas told CNN last week that Franken grabbed her buttocks while they were taking a photo together at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010. (more...)
Mulayam Singh Yadav's daughter-in-law dances to Padmavati's Ghoomar; Karni Sena furious Mulayam Singh Yadav's daughter-in-law dances to Padmavati's Ghoomar; Karni Sena furious
- November 30, 2017

Dressed in a red lehenga with a few other relatives joining her in the background, Aparna performed a graceful dance to the song that has been another bone of contention for the film's protesters. But similar to the movie, the song also landed in controversy, with many people questioning why the queen was made to dance in the open. Padmavati was scheduled for release on December 1, but it has been deferred since. (more...)

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