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Rohit Sharma has some tips for newlyweds Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma Rohit Sharma has some tips for newlyweds Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma
- December 12, 2017

This attractive day will be made more special with the love and support of our family of fans & well-wishers. According to reports, it is mostly certain that Virat Kohli is moving to Mumbai to be with his lady love. Come February, Anushka will begin work on her next, Sui Dhaaga that also stars Varun Dhawan while promoting Pari that is set for a February 9 release. (more...)
ASU Men's Basketball Undefeated After Win Over No. 2 Kansas Jayhawks ASU Men's Basketball Undefeated After Win Over No. 2 Kansas Jayhawks
- December 12, 2017

John's. Kansas averages 22.6 three pointers per game, which ranks 116th in the nation. Tennessee maintained a narrow lead throughout the final 19 minutes and overcame some shaky free-throw shooting down the stretch by making nine of its last 11 field-goal attempts. (more...)
Affordable Care Act signups go quickly in WNC ahead of Friday deadline Affordable Care Act signups go quickly in WNC ahead of Friday deadline
- December 12, 2017

People had signed up more quickly for ACA plans than a year ago, when 549,158 North Carolinians got insurance for 2017 via the ACA at the end of the enrollment period. It's unclear if the Trump administration will allow such extensions, or whether it will strictly enforce the deadline hour. "Each year, enrollment has increased", Hallock said. (more...)
Menorah lightings planned worldwide for first night of Hanukkah Menorah lightings planned worldwide for first night of Hanukkah
- December 12, 2017

On each night, a lighted candle is added to the candelabrum over which prayers are recited. The south Lee County Chabad purchased the nine-foot menorah - to replace their former eight-foot menorah - from a company in the northern U.S, Greenberg said. (more...)
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Has Died at 65 San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Has Died at 65
- December 12, 2017

Lee passed away on Tuesday, December 12 at 1:11 a.m.at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital", the statement read. Lee was elected in November of that same year, then coasted to reelection in 2015. California Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi said Lee's focus was always the people of his city. David Ho, a community organizer, told the Examiner that he was "stunned" and "shocked" by the loss of Lee. (more...)
Explosion Reported Near Times Square Explosion Reported Near Times Square
- December 12, 2017

He did not elaborate. The reality is that we are a target by many who would like to make a statement against democracy, against freedom. "We are questioning one of his relatives for more information", said Chittagong police chief Noor-e-Alam Mina, adding that Ullah was born in Dhaka , where he spent at least his early years. (more...)
Udumalpet Honour Killing: Six out of eight convicts get double-death sentence Udumalpet Honour Killing: Six out of eight convicts get double-death sentence
- December 12, 2017

Chinnasamy's wife, Annalakshmi, her brother Pandithurai and a student Prasanna Kumar were acquitted by the court for want of evidence. The court also sent a convict to life imprisonment and another accused involved in the murder got five years of jail term, The Indian Express reported. (more...)
Amnesty accuses European Union of complicity in human rights violations in Libya Amnesty accuses European Union of complicity in human rights violations in Libya
- December 12, 2017

The London-based human rights group also said that the Libyan coast guard "accepted kickbacks from smugglers to let migrant boats leave for Europe". Libya is the main gateway for migrants trying to cross to Europe by sea, though numbers have dropped sharply since July as Libyan factions and authorities have begun to block departures under pressure from Italy, the main landing point. (more...)
Charlottesville Rejects Alt-Right Rally Planned for 2018 Charlottesville Rejects Alt-Right Rally Planned for 2018
- December 12, 2017

The notice said that Kessler's event would "present a danger to public safety, and can not be accommodated within the area applied for, or within a reasonable allocation of City funds" or police resources. However, the permit requests denied on Monday included some filed by opponents of the right-wing marches: Walter Heinecke, a professor at the University of Virginia, and Bob Fenwick, a member of the Charlottesville City Council who this year voted to remove a statue of Gen. (more...)
PM to attend OIC extraordinary summit on Al-Quds Al-Sharif PM to attend OIC extraordinary summit on Al-Quds Al-Sharif
- December 12, 2017

Saudi Arabia will be represented by Islamic Affairs Minister Salih bin Abdulaziz al-Shaikh. Turkey, as the term president of the OIC, will host leaders from Muslim-majority countries on December 13, with a joint position of Muslim countries to be announced under the title of the Istanbul Declaration. (more...)
Amid Opposition Boycott, Venezuela's Ruling Socialists Sweep Mayoral Races
- December 12, 2017

State agencies have pressured voters to participate in elections this year, particularly in the controversial July 30 vote for the all-powerful Constituent Assembly, which the opposition also boycotted. This has been a turbulent year for Venezuela, which holds the world's largest oil reserves but has been battered by low crude prices and a crash in production. (more...)
Farmington area under winter weather advisory December 11-12 Farmington area under winter weather advisory December 11-12
- December 12, 2017

Northwest Pennsylvania, northeast OH and southwestern NY are under a winter storm watch that potential could mean up 18 inches snow on the ground in some areas by Wednesday night. The National Weather Service has issued winter weather advisories for the western part of the Bay State, as well as Worcester and northern Middlesex counties, which remain in effect Tuesday from 4 a.m. (more...)
Donald Trump expected to visit United Kingdom in 2018, says USA ambassador Donald Trump expected to visit United Kingdom in 2018, says USA ambassador
- December 12, 2017

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Several injured in gas pipeline explosion outside Vienna
- December 12, 2017

Gas Connect Austria said flows in the east of the country will either cease or be heavily restricted. The underground pipeline belongs to the Vienna-based OMV group, which has confirmed that there was a gas explosion at the site. Teichert, the Gas Connect Austria spokesman, said that there could be interruptions in supply to Italy and Croatia, but not to elsewhere. According to a representative of Slovakian operator Eustream, Pavol Kubik , gas supplies from Slovakia to Austria have been ... (more...)
As Nepal turns Left, KP Oli will deepen ties with China
- December 12, 2017

The UML has two other senior leaders, Madhav Kumar Nepal and Jhala Nath Khanal, both former prime ministers, who are also likely to stake claim to party chairmanship. Nepal government needs political stability because development has taken back seat for its instability in government. The mostly peaceful elections were held in two phases - the northern half of the country voted on November 26 and the rest on Thursday. (more...)
Trump calls for 'immigration reform after NY blast' Trump calls for 'immigration reform after NY blast'
- December 12, 2017

Twenty seven-year-old Akayed Ullah, who attempted to suicide bomb (I say attempted because he survived after injuring himself and four other people) the New York City subway system during rush hour Monday morning, was an immigrant from Bangladesh . (more...)
Kerala law student's murder accused held guilty Kerala law student's murder accused held guilty
- December 12, 2017

Counsel for the accused Aloor, told the media that this is the worst day for an innocent to be charged with murder and rape. The court will pronounce the quantum of punishment tomorrow. Islam, who had left Perumbavoor soon after committing the crime, was arrested from Kancheepuram in neighbouring Tamil Nadu, 50 days after the gruesome incident. (more...)
Natural disaster jolts southeastern Iran with 6.2 magnitude Natural disaster jolts southeastern Iran with 6.2 magnitude
- December 12, 2017

Iran is one of the most seismically active countries in the world, being crossed by several major fault lines that cover at least 90% of the country. President Hassan Rouhani has highlighted his government's efforts in bringing aid and temporary housing to the victims of last month's quake, though hardline rivals say the government's response was not quick enough or adequate. (more...)
Hackers hit US, Russian banks in $10m ATM robbery scam Hackers hit US, Russian banks in $10m ATM robbery scam
- December 12, 2017

It said hackers also stole documentation for Ocean Systems' Fed Link transfer system used by 200 banks in Latin America and the United States. "Another distinct feature of this group is that they stick around after the event, continuing to spy on a number of impacted banks and sending corporate emails and other documents to Yandex and Mail.ru free email services", Group-IB added. (more...)
Sen. Gillibrand: President Trump should resign amid sexual misconduct allegations Sen. Gillibrand: President Trump should resign amid sexual misconduct allegations
- December 12, 2017

If Trump doesn't resign, Congress should investigate the claims, the senator said. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) also thinks it's a head-scratcher. " Three of them appeared on NBC's Megyn Kelly Today" Monday to discuss the allegations; afterward, they asked Congress to investigate. Last week, Gillibrand and five other Democratic women senators simultaneously called on Sen. (more...)
Missing Florida police dog is found dead Missing Florida police dog is found dead
- December 12, 2017

Davoli saw the dog at around 7:15 p.m. when he went into the garage to get some chicken wings out of a freezer. He was last seen in his kennel at approximately 8 p.m. A Charlotte County Sheriff's Office police dog who was reported missing this weekend was found dead near North Port, according to the sheriff's office. (more...)
Jenkins, husband of Japanese ex-abductee to N. Korea, dies at 77 Jenkins, husband of Japanese ex-abductee to N. Korea, dies at 77
- December 12, 2017

The cause was not immediately announced. However, it was not until years later, at age 24, after his second posting to South Korea, that he made the fateful decision that changed his life. In Japan, public sentiment was largely behind Mr. Jenkins because of the suffering of his wife and other Japanese abductees. North Korea eventually acknowledged its program of kidnapping Japanese citizens. (more...)
U.S. soldier who fled to North Korea for 'dog's life' DIES U.S. soldier who fled to North Korea for 'dog's life' DIES
- December 12, 2017

Jenkins, who feared being killed on patrol or being sent to Vietnam, had planned to seek asylum at the Russian embassy and return to the United States in a prisoner swap but he came to bitterly regret the 1965 desertion, the BBC reports. His fate briefly strained ties between Japan and the US. After arriving there, Mr. Jenkins faced a court-martial, where he pleaded guilty to desertion and aiding the enemy. (more...)
3rd judge blocks military transgender ban 3rd judge blocks military transgender ban
- December 12, 2017

U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly upheld her initial block of Trump's ban on transgender people serving in the military, writing the administration had failed to convince her that the Pentagon needed additional time to plan to accept transgender recruits or the military would be "irreparably injured" by accepting them into the service. (more...)
Hope for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe after Boris Johnson's Iran trip Hope for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe after Boris Johnson's Iran trip
- December 12, 2017

Having no court suddenly. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is serving a five-year prison sentence for allegedly plotting against Iran's government. There have been concerns about Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe's health after lumps in her breasts were discovered, but those were found to be non-cancerous. (more...)

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