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CBS' Gary Danielson makes awful argument for Alabama's playoff inclusion CBS' Gary Danielson makes awful argument for Alabama's playoff inclusion
- December 03, 2017

Georgia ended up leading the game 28-7 nearing the end of the fourth quarter. "I mean, I think sometimes we overdo this conference supremacy talk, because really what you're talking about, there are elite teams in several conferences, but there's some depth here", Davis said. (more...)
France calls for constructive national dialogue in Iraq France calls for constructive national dialogue in Iraq
- December 03, 2017

After meeting with Nechirvan Barzani, prime minister of Iraq's Kurdish region, in Paris , President Emmanuel Macron said he would "do anything" to help preserve Iraq's unity and Kurdish rights through new negotiations. Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) authorities accuse the majority Arab PMF of widespread abuses against Kurds in Iraq's ethnically mixed regions. (more...)
1 dead, 7 injured in Oakland bridge crash 1 dead, 7 injured in Oakland bridge crash
- December 03, 2017

Her city of residence was not released. The truck continued westbound and hit the toll booth , demolishing it. The truck driver and a passenger were also confirmed to have suffered serious injuries. At this time, it is expected that the lane will be closed for the time being. In addition, access from northbound Interstate 880 to the bridge was limited. (more...)
Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost Make First Public Appearance as a Couple Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost Make First Public Appearance as a Couple
- December 03, 2017

The 32-year-old actress and the 35-year-old comedian opted for a relatively low-key industry event to make their debut, popping up at the American Museum of Natural History Gala in New York City on Thursday. "It's hard to have a lot of complaints, she's pretty awesome". The relationship is Scarlett's first since she filed for divorce from husband Romain Dauriac in March. (more...)
UP Civic polls: Opposition alleges tampering of EVMs UP Civic polls: Opposition alleges tampering of EVMs
- December 03, 2017

Earlier in the day, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) had also alleged the same and demanded that the 2019 general elections be held through ballot papers. BJP for taking the schemes of the State and Central government to the masses. This is clear from results of seats where ballot papers were used. Vaibhav Maheshwari, the party's state spokesman said the BJP should definitely be anxious as the urban body polls have not been "exactly in their favour", as the party was claiming. (more...)
Coroner identifies man killed in Abbeville Co. crash Coroner identifies man killed in Abbeville Co. crash
- December 03, 2017

The driver of the Suzuki, 30-year-old Abdikahin Osman Abdi of St. Cloud, was also brought to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The name of the driver will be released around 2:00 p.m. (more...)
'Bloodthirsty tirade': Russian FM decries USA threats to destroy North Korea 'Bloodthirsty tirade': Russian FM decries USA threats to destroy North Korea
- December 03, 2017

Security Council on Wednesday that the recent stable period on the peninsula provided a window of opportunity for diplomatic efforts. Mr Lavrov said Ms Haley's call for the world to isolate North Korea was wrong. This willingness to negotiate comes only on the condition North Korea recognised as a nuclear power, something the U.S. has not been prepared to do. (more...)
Ex-Stanford swimmer, convicted rapist Brock Turner files appeal Ex-Stanford swimmer, convicted rapist Brock Turner files appeal
- December 03, 2017

In the 172-page appeal filed Friday in Mill Valley, California, Brock Turner's legal team said the initial trial was "a detailed and lengthy set of lies" and asked for a new trial. Turner's lawyer, Eric Multhaup, said he had nothing to add about "the unfairness of the conviction" beyond the court filing. Dauber told NBC Bay Area the appeal is unsurprising. (more...)
South Korea creates 'decapitation' unit targeting North's leadership South Korea creates 'decapitation' unit targeting North's leadership
- December 03, 2017

The brigade is charged with entering Pyongyang to target North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and other senior officials in the country's ruling party if signs of a nuclear attack are detected. "Kim changed the launch time, direction and distance in order to display he has this great power". However, North Korea still needs to prove some technologies - such as re-entry, terminal stage guidance and warhead activation - said Yeo Suk-joo, deputy minister of defense policy at the defense ministry. (more...)
Russell Okung Explains Players Coalition Split, Says $89M Donation Plan 'Farce' Russell Okung Explains Players Coalition Split, Says $89M Donation Plan 'Farce'
- December 02, 2017

The proposed initiative was reportedly negotiated with The Player's Coalition, a group headed by retired wide receiver Anquan Boldin and Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins . The deal, not specifically meant to stop numerous protests in the league, has not reflected the feelings of all players who support Kaepernick. Kaepernick's role with the Players Coalition - or lack thereof - has been cited as part of the reason the group has fractured. (more...)
State Cabinet okays 5% quota for Kapus State Cabinet okays 5% quota for Kapus
- December 02, 2017

It may be mentioned here that the Principal Opposition YSRCP was boycotting the entire winter session of the Assembly. Addressing the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly , Naidu said it is vital to get the Centre's permission as the stated five per cent exceed the total reservation of 50 per cent. (more...)
Russia Rejects US Call to Cut North Korea Ties Russia Rejects US Call to Cut North Korea Ties
- December 02, 2017

Russia's foreign minister has accused the US ambassador to the United Nations of a "bloodthirsty" stance on North Korea that could significantly worsen tensions. "We have repeatedly stated that the pressure of sanctions has been exhausted". Separately the Kremlin said on Thursday that the main question now is finding a solution to the North Korea crisis rather then cutting all ties with Pyongyang. (more...)
Why Robert Mueller Threw An Agent Off the Trump-Russia Probe Why Robert Mueller Threw An Agent Off the Trump-Russia Probe
- December 02, 2017

According to the Washington Post , Peter Strzok , who was a key participant into the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server was asked to step aside, according to sources. Mueller's personnel move, which was made at some point over the summer, had remained a mystery of the former FBI director's expansive investigation. (more...)
Former Egyptian PM Ahmed Shafiq left Emirates to Cairo Former Egyptian PM Ahmed Shafiq left Emirates to Cairo
- December 02, 2017

They deported him in a private plane. A source close to Mr Shafiq's family told Reuters he had been arrested at his home and taken by plane to Cairo. The UAE denied Shafiq's claims. After he announced his candidacy on Wednesday, pro-government media and some officials assailed Shafiq, who is seen as the only challenger to Sisi with even a remote chance of winning a large number of votes. (more...)
New charges filed against indicted Baltimore officer New charges filed against indicted Baltimore officer
- December 02, 2017

Suiter, a detective, was fatally shot on the job two weeks ago. "It's not the lead theory, but we are pursuing it. Suiter was shot with his own weapon, at close range", Davis said. In his letter, Davis complains city investigators may be out of the loop in the case, due to Suiter's role as a federal witness in the ongoing police corruption case. (more...)
Natwest announce Marlborough branch closure Natwest announce Marlborough branch closure
- December 02, 2017

The British bank RBS bailed out by the government at the height of the financial crisis is close hundreds of branches across the country. The nearest Natwest branch is in Rustington, 1.8 miles away. A decision sheet by Natwest said: "More and more people are choosing to do their banking online, with our mobile banking app, or over the phone". A spokesman for RBS said that the move was in response to more of its customers using online services. (more...)
Remains of Missing Veteran and Her Dog Found in Southern California Desert Remains of Missing Veteran and Her Dog Found in Southern California Desert
- December 02, 2017

San Bernardino Sheriff's Department said it received information that led to the search but would not say where it came from. After a weekslong investigation, Jacobson's ex-husband, Dalen Larry Ware, 39, was arrested on suspicion of murder on October 13 in Arizona with help from the Phoenix police and the FBI's Violent Crime Task Force. (more...)
Trump stresses 'no collusion' after Flynn's guilty plea Trump stresses 'no collusion' after Flynn's guilty plea
- December 02, 2017

Flynn's decision to co-operate with Mueller's team marked a major escalation in a probe that has dogged the US president since he took office in January. A protester shouts about former USA national security adviser Flynn after the court hearing in Washington. Prosecutors said Flynn and Kislyak last December discussed economic sanctions that Obama's administration had just imposed on Moscow for allegedly interfering in the election. (more...)
Democrats pull out of White House meeting after Trump's Twitter attack Democrats pull out of White House meeting after Trump's Twitter attack
- December 02, 2017

President Trump tweeted on Tuesday morning that he was not hopeful about a deal with Democrats to avoid a government shutdown in December. In the closely watched Alabama Senate race, Trump has warned on social media that voters "can't let Schumer/Pelosi win this race", as he has tried to cut into support for Democratic candidate Doug Jones. (more...)
U.S. defence chief James Mattis to visit Pakistan on Dec 4 U.S. defence chief James Mattis to visit Pakistan on Dec 4
- December 02, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis would be arriving in Pakistan on Monday as part of his five-day trip to the middle east, the Pentagon said in a statement . Abbasi said that the country is committed in the war on terror and the country is looking forward to moving ahead with the U.S. and building a tremendous relationship. (more...)
Nevada Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen accused of harassment during campaign Nevada Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen accused of harassment during campaign
- December 02, 2017

On two occasions, she said, he touched her thighs without consent. The top Democrat in the House is calling on a Nevada congressman to resign amid an allegation of sexual misconduct. Buzzfeed granted the woman's request to have her last name withheld, so she is named only by her first name, Samantha. Kihuen indicates in a statement released by his office that he's prepared to stay on. (more...)
India settle for a draw against Australia in HWL Finals opener India settle for a draw against Australia in HWL Finals opener
- December 02, 2017

India also defended well Australia's penalty corners. India ended on 1-1 draw with defending champions Australia in their opening match of the Odisha Hockey World League Final yesterday. The "beginning" is surely out of the way now, and the sooner India gets into a winning mode the better their chances will be for the quarterfinals. (more...)
UN Sets New Record for Global Aid Appeal in 2018: $22.5 Billion UN Sets New Record for Global Aid Appeal in 2018: $22.5 Billion
- December 02, 2017

The global appeal by United Nations agencies and other humanitarian organisations aims to raise funds to help the some 91 million most vulnerable of the almost 136 million people expected to need aid across 26 countries next year. A total of $2.5 billion in aid will be needed for Yemen alone. "That blockade has been partially wound down but not fully wound down". But at the same time, OCHA said needs are rising substantially in Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Libya, ... (more...)
Pentagon scraps plan to end use of older cluster bombs Pentagon scraps plan to end use of older cluster bombs
- December 02, 2017

In 2008, the George W. Bush administration had set a timeline in place that the United States would stop using unsafe cluster bombs - ones that did not meet a standard of failing to detonate 1 percent of the time or less - by January 1, 2019. (more...)
Arrest made in Amber Alert case; missing girl Mariah Woods presumed dead Arrest made in Amber Alert case; missing girl Mariah Woods presumed dead
- December 02, 2017

At 2.30am WCTI12.com announced that Earl Kimrey had been taken into custody and charged for concealing a death and the obstruction of justice. Authorities say due to evidence gathered during the course of the investigation, they believe that Mariah is dead, but they have not found her body. (more...)

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