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Al-Qaeda says Trump's Jerusalem decision 'clear challenge to Muslim world' Al-Qaeda says Trump's Jerusalem decision 'clear challenge to Muslim world'
- December 08, 2017

It also reinforced its support for the Palestinian cause, calling the recent step by Washington " a clear challenge to the Muslim world ". Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that U.S. A handful of protestors belonging to various religious parties protested against Trump's decision of recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital and staged a demonstration at Faisal Chowk (former charing cross), in front of Punjab Assembly. (more...)
Maharashtra BJP Lawmaker, Critical Of PM Modi, Quits Lok Sabha, Party Maharashtra BJP Lawmaker, Critical Of PM Modi, Quits Lok Sabha, Party
- December 08, 2017

Patole said he had always been raising pro-farmers and pro-people issues. He said the government was insensitive to farmers' problems and farmer suicides . Reportedly, he was sulking for a while, especially after being told to pipe down by PM Narendra Modi during the latter's meeting with MPs from the State. (more...)
Most Americans say senior Trump officials probably had 'improper' contact with Russian Federation Most Americans say senior Trump officials probably had 'improper' contact with Russian Federation
- December 08, 2017

His approval rating among Democrats remains strikingly low - 7 per cent now, compared to 8 per cent in February. And even among white evangelical voters - 78 per cent of whom approved of his job performance in February - only 61 per cent approve of it now. (more...)
Eminem Spits About Privilege And Profiling In Latest Song Eminem Spits About Privilege And Profiling In Latest Song "Untouchable"
- December 08, 2017

I still feel like America is the greatest country to live in. "Black boy, black boy, we ain't gonna lie to you; Black boy, black boy, we don't like the sight of you", he raps from the perspective of who appears to be a white police officer at the start of the track. (more...)
Trump Campaign Was Sent Access To Hacked WikiLeaks Documents Trump Campaign Was Sent Access To Hacked WikiLeaks Documents
- December 08, 2017

The email, sent on September 4, reportedly stated the campaign could be provided with a decryption key and website address to access the stolen documents. Additionally, they still have not confirmed the identity of the email's sender, who identified himself as someone named "Mike Erickson". It was addressed to Trump, Trump Jr., Trump Jr.'s personal assistant and others, and turned over to Congress as part of the documents provided by the Trump Organization. (more...)
Father shoots gunman threatening family at a San Antonio Popeye's Father shoots gunman threatening family at a San Antonio Popeye's
- December 08, 2017

Molina told the would-be robber that he didn't have any money because he used it to purchase food, and then reportedly asked Herrera if he would let his family go. KENS 5 reported restaurant employees placed the building on lock down until law enforcement arrived on the scene. Police say the man who took him down is not facing charges. (more...)
Creek Fire: Some evacuations lifted as containment increases Creek Fire: Some evacuations lifted as containment increases
- December 08, 2017

The Creek Fire bore down on the family ranch, leaving them little time to evacuate. Approximately 99,000 residents were evacuated from their homes orders due to the blaze, which ignited Tuesday in Kagel Canyon near Sylmar and Lake View Terrace. (more...)
Mike Riley is Headed Back to Oregon State Mike Riley is Headed Back to Oregon State
- December 08, 2017

No information on salary has been announced yet. "Current and former players thriving in the National Football League and in life are proof of Coach Riley's tremendous ability to recruit outstanding young men", Smith said. There are 15 players from the 2017 Oregon State roster who Mike Riley recruited and have eligibility remaining. He was replaced by Scott Frost, quarterback at Nebraska who spent the past two seasons as head coach at Central Florida. (more...)
Australia to legislate against foreign interference in politics Australia to legislate against foreign interference in politics
- December 08, 2017

Taken together, the statements indicate China sees new laws proposed by the Coalition to crack down on foreign interference and create a register of foreign agents as directed at it, according to The Guardian . Former President Barak Obama's administration a year ago called for the Australian system to be reformed to remove the influence of political donations from China — Australia's largest trading partner and its biggest source of foreign political funds. (more...)
Haryana government to file FIR against Fortis for negligence in dengue case Haryana government to file FIR against Fortis for negligence in dengue case
- December 08, 2017

The hospital had earlier refuted the charges, claiming the patient's family was informed about the bill on a daily basis and that there was no medical negligence. Describing the case as criminal negligence, Anil Vij said he will be wirting to the Indian Medical Association (IMA) to cancel the licence of the hospital. (more...)
Abbas: Jerusalem is the eternal capital of Palestine Abbas: Jerusalem is the eternal capital of Palestine
- December 08, 2017

The US President's move on Jerusalem reversed decades of US policy and triggered massive protests in Palestinian territories. He is set to travel to Israel and to the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday spoke with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi by phone to discuss the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency. (more...)
Zuma to appeal ruling invalidating Shaun Abrahams appointment Zuma to appeal ruling invalidating Shaun Abrahams appointment
- December 08, 2017

Kicking Abrahams out would set up an absurd situation where he would have to be paid a "golden handshake", Zuma's counsel told the court. Abrahams was controversially appointed by President Jacob Zuma after the departure of former NDPP Mxolisi Nxasana‚ but the court found that Nxasana's departure was unlawful. (more...)
GPU undermines the fight against corruption in Ukraine GPU undermines the fight against corruption in Ukraine
- December 08, 2017

The two banks are among the largest financial contributors to a $40 billion bailout package given to Ukraine to shore up and reform its economy after the 2014 Maidan protests ousted the Kremlin-backed president, Viktor Yanukovich. "We consider it unacceptable when the leaders of any law enforcement bodies, including anti-corruption, begin to play in the political field", he told a news conference during a visit to the Lithuanian capital Vilnius. (more...)
Trump, Congressional Leaders Meeting on US Spending Issues Trump, Congressional Leaders Meeting on US Spending Issues
- December 08, 2017

But the 235-193 vote didn't resolve broader disagreements over issues like immigration and defense spending that are hampering efforts to pass long term funding measures. We want to have a great, lovely crime-free country, ' Trump said during a cabinet meeting. They want a path to citizenship, and they say they're exhausted of waiting. (more...)
Two teens killed in U.S. school shooting Two teens killed in U.S. school shooting
- December 08, 2017

No one else was injured, the sheriff's office said. San Juan County Sheriff Ken Christesen had said earlier that deputies had responded to the shooting. As authorities continued to piece together what unfolded at the high school, Martinez said the state education department would send $120,000 to the high school to pay for counselors, social workers and extra security in the wake of the violence. (more...)
Yes, I believe her, Ramaphosa on Khwezi Yes, I believe her, Ramaphosa on Khwezi
- December 08, 2017

Ramaphosa, pressed for a response by 702's Karima Brown in a radio interview on Thursday on whether he believed Khwezi - whose real name was Fezekile Kuzwayo - eventually replied: "Yes, I would believe her". She said she was raped in a spare bedroom of Zuma's Johannesburg home in November 2005. Kuzwayo, who was the daughter of a close friend of Zuma's, fled overseas after her family home was burnt down, and she died a year ago aged 41. (more...)
YouTube prankster who cemented head into microwave is rescued by fire service YouTube prankster who cemented head into microwave is rescued by fire service
- December 08, 2017

At least one person took offense with the West Midlands Fire Service's tweet , blasting them for allegedly being unimpressed by "responding to a call where someone's life is in danger". Firefighters had to call a technical rescue team for help freeing the man, which involved taking apart the microwave and very carefully removing the cement, using a screwdriver. (more...)
Pak allows Kulbhushan to meet wife, mother on Christmas Pak allows Kulbhushan to meet wife, mother on Christmas
- December 08, 2017

India had demanded that during the stay of Kulbhushan's wife and his mother in Pakistan, they should not be questioned and harassed. "We also raised concern about their safety and security in Pakistan". In reaction to the move, India approached the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to hear the case. India and Pakistan have filed explanations sought by the global court in The Hague and the court is to proceed with the case. (more...)
Rep. Nunes cleared in politically-motivated ethics probe Rep. Nunes cleared in politically-motivated ethics probe
- December 08, 2017

Devin Nunes on Thursday of allegations raised in the spring that he revealed classified information related to the House's Russian Federation investigation. Bowing to pressure, however, he ceded control of the Intelligence Committee's investigation to Republican Reps. Based on their findings, the committee ruled that Nunes did not break any classification rules and closed the matter. (more...)
U.S. vice president 'not welcome', says Palestinian official U.S. vice president 'not welcome', says Palestinian official
- December 08, 2017

The tension surrounding US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel continues to grow as senior Fatah official Jibril Rajoub said Thursday evening that US Vice President Mike Pence, who is due to visit the Palestinian Authority this month, is not invited. (more...)
May makes dawn flight to Brussels as Brexit seems done May makes dawn flight to Brussels as Brexit seems done
- December 08, 2017

Mrs May has got the deal that she needed - and the agreement that businesses were clamouring for. May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker could meet early on Friday to seal a border deal, the European Commission's chief spokesman said. (more...)
Liberia Election: Court Gives Go Ahead For Run-Off Poll Liberia Election: Court Gives Go Ahead For Run-Off Poll
- December 08, 2017

The two political parties alleges the October 10 elections were characterized by fraud and irregularities, and was therefore short of the minimum standards for free, fair and transparent elections. "Poll watchers, who did not register at their places of assignment and those whose names are not in the FRR should not be allowed to vote", the court ruled. (more...)
Short-handed Nets beat Thunder 100-95 in Mexico City Short-handed Nets beat Thunder 100-95 in Mexico City
- December 08, 2017

For three quarters, the Thunder were ugly to watch. Those games are the centerpiece of the N.B.A.'s 25th anniversary celebration of its first exhibition game in Mexico in 1992 and the 20th anniversary of its first regular-season game here (Dec. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation chief defends agency after Donald Trump attacks Federal Bureau of Investigation chief defends agency after Donald Trump attacks
- December 08, 2017

Wray's testimony comes after the FBI has been the target of scornful attacks from President Donald Trump and some other Republicans who have alleged that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible links between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation during last year's presidential election is politically biased. (more...)
North Korea says United States threats make war unavoidable, China urges calm North Korea says United States threats make war unavoidable, China urges calm
- December 08, 2017

U.S. state department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said direct talks with North Korea were "not on the table until they are willing to denuclearize". The exercise has been slammed by North Korea, which said the drills prove that US President Donald Trump is " begging " for nuclear war. (more...)

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