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Europe's Gas Flows Resume After Austrian Blast Rattled Markets Europe's Gas Flows Resume After Austrian Blast Rattled Markets
- December 14, 2017

The explosion set off a fire, which operator Gas Connect said was quickly contained and completely extinguished by mid-afternoon. One person died in the blast while a further 21 were injured, one seriously, according to officials. Slovakia's main gas transit route to Austria was suspended after the fire, Slovak pipeline operator Eustream said. "On the basis of the information now available, supplies could resume today if the first indications on the absence of damage to transport ... (more...)
Jisha murder case: Prosecution seeks death for Ameerul Jisha murder case: Prosecution seeks death for Ameerul
- December 14, 2017

The Ernakulam Principal Sessions Court has pronounced death sentence for Ameer Ul Islam in the sensational Perumbavoor murder case. Ameerul reiterated his innocence while the prosecution sought maximum punishment for him, terming the murder case as rarest of rare. (more...)
Blake Farenthold Won't Seek Re-election in 2018 Blake Farenthold Won't Seek Re-election in 2018
- December 14, 2017

In an email to a top aide to GOP Rep. Susan Brooks of IN, the chairwoman of the Ethics panel, Rekola wrote that he wished to provide the committee "examples of sexually inappropriate comments" that Farenthold made, and speak about the congressman's "emotionally damaging" and "intimidating" actions. (more...)
Leader of far right group Britain First arrested in Belfast Leader of far right group Britain First arrested in Belfast
- December 14, 2017

Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen, seen in a Facebook video they recorded before being charged with harassment in Kent over a separate incident. It took place on the same day as a Republican march organised by the Anti-Internment League to mark the use of detention without trial by the British Army during the height of the Troubles in 1971. (more...)
Moment New York Pipe Bomb Explodes Moment New York Pipe Bomb Explodes
- December 14, 2017

A video released on Twitter shows a puff of smoke erupting amid a stream of commuters. The suspect had burns and lacerations while three other people, including a police officer, sustained minor injuries. We'll move quickly to correct the record and we'll only point to the best information we have at the time. Are there other threats to NYC at this time? Some subway train lines were evacuated following the explosion. (more...)
An airstrike on the Gaza strip An airstrike on the Gaza strip
- December 14, 2017

The shelling was carried out after the discovery of the missile that was sacked towards Israel from the Palestinian territory. Israeli officials insisted that if there would be no quiet for the residents of southern Israel, then there would be no quiet for the residents of Gaza . (more...)
Entire Amarnath Shrine Not Declared as Silence Zone: NGT Entire Amarnath Shrine Not Declared as Silence Zone: NGT
- December 14, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT ) on Thursday clarified that it has put "no restrictions" on the chiming of bells or chanting of mantras inside the famed Amarnath shrine in a bid to preserve its eco sensitivity. The Green panel court asked Amarnath Shrine Board to submit a status report on the infrastructure facilities to pilgrims in the first week of December. (more...)
Kalvari submarine affirms Make in India's giant strides: MDL Kalvari submarine affirms Make in India's giant strides: MDL
- December 14, 2017

A big day for Indian Navy as they get first of Project75 submarines Kalvari. The very first Indian Navy submarine also bore the name Kalvari and was commissioned in December 1967. "So, a safe and secure India is good not just for this country but for entire humanity". It can undertake multifarious types of missions typically undertaken by any modern submarine i.e Anti-Surface warfare, Anti-Submarine warfare, Intelligence gathering, Mine Laying, Area Surveillance etc. (more...)
Deadline for Linking Aadhaar with Bank Accounts, PAN Extended to March 31 Deadline for Linking Aadhaar with Bank Accounts, PAN Extended to March 31
- December 14, 2017

The extension has been granted "after considering various representations received and inputs received from banks", an official statement said here. On the issue of linking of Aadhaar card with mobile services, the Attorney General said that the deadline of February 6 next year was fixed in pursuance of an apex court direction and the constitution bench may consider extending this deadline also. (more...)
Omarosa Manigault Eyes Ambassador Job in Nigeria After Quitting White House Job Omarosa Manigault Eyes Ambassador Job in Nigeria After Quitting White House Job
- December 14, 2017

Acting in an ill-defined capacity, Manigault struggled to make a connection with African American constituencies to support Trump's agenda and chafed at criticism that she had sold out her integrity for a White House job. "We wish her the best in future endeavors and are grateful for her service", Sanders said in a statement. "Thank you Omarosa for your service!" "She stood right up in my face like she was going to hit me", Ryan told the Washington Post . (more...)
Plane carrying 25 people crashes near Fond du Lac Plane carrying 25 people crashes near Fond du Lac
- December 14, 2017

Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers said that the aircraft - which had taken off from Fond du Lac airport - did not explode or catch fire on impact. "We can not confirm further details at this time as emergency responders are focused on the rescue effort", stated a spokesperson for the Fond du Lac RCMP. (more...)
United States recognition of Jerusalem undermines its role as peace broker: Asif United States recognition of Jerusalem undermines its role as peace broker: Asif
- December 14, 2017

Finance Minister AMA Muhith, Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu, dean of the diplomatic crops, cabinet secretary, chiefs of the three services, principal secretary to the Prime Minister's Office, inspector general of police, Turkish ambassador in Dhaka, and other civil and military officials saw off the president at the VVIP Lounge of the airport. (more...)
Gujarat Polls: Congress likely to get around 100 seats, says Hardik Patel Gujarat Polls: Congress likely to get around 100 seats, says Hardik Patel
- December 14, 2017

While Modi will cast his vote at Sabarmati Assembly constituency, Advani is expected to exercise his franchise at Jamalpur-Khadia seat and Jaitley in Vejalpur constituency, all located in Ahmedabad , a party release said. I request all those voting today to vote in record numbers and enrich this festival of democracy", PM Modi tweeted. The BJP has fielded 93 candidates for this phase, while Congress has fielded only 91. (more...)
Weather Statement: Light Snow Overnight continuing into Thursday morning commute Weather Statement: Light Snow Overnight continuing into Thursday morning commute
- December 14, 2017

Plan ahead by allowing for extra travel time, and consider using public transportation and telework options. The National Weather Service office in Valley said snow accumulation in some locations around the region could amount to a half-inch or less. (more...)
Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan to submit its reply to ICJ today Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan to submit its reply to ICJ today
- December 14, 2017

Jadhav was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court in April on charges of espionage . Pakistan's Director, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad , Dr. Jadhav, an on-duty officer for the Indian Navy, confessed to his crimes in a recorded video statement televised by the army previous year following his arrest. (more...)
Lingering Lake Effect Snow Plus Arctic Cold Lingering Lake Effect Snow Plus Arctic Cold
- December 14, 2017

Pieces of energy will dive into this trough that will periodically provide just enough lift for clouds and maybe scattered snow showers. Other parts of the United Kingdom could also experience sub-zero temperatures, as well as wintry showers. (more...)
Somalia's Shabaab kill 13 police in academy bombing Somalia's Shabaab kill 13 police in academy bombing
- December 14, 2017

Al-Shabaab group, which is tied to al-Qaeda, has claimed responsibility for the attack, according to a statement posted on the SomaliMemo website belonging to the group. Abdulle did not immediately have a toll for the number killed but said he feared there could be several dead. Al-Shabab has become the deadliest Islamic extremist group in Africa and is increasingly targeted by the US military after the Trump administration early this year approved expanded airstrikes and other efforts ... (more...)
Black Lives Matter leader sues Fox News Black Lives Matter leader sues Fox News
- December 14, 2017

Fox News host Jeanine Pirro smeared Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson by claiming he directed violence against a Baton Rouge police officer in 2016, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday. "Stop lying", McKesson tweeted at Pirro. McKesson was not tried. Pirro has said she was referring to court documents. That defense appears to be a reference to the original complaint from the anonymous Baton Rouge officer, which blames Mckesson for his injuries. (more...)
Virat Kohli gets better response than Anushka Sharma on their wedding picture Virat Kohli gets better response than Anushka Sharma on their wedding picture
- December 14, 2017

In case you missed it, the subtle yet classic invitation came with a small sapling and I don't know about you but I'm sold at its sight. We pray that this love story goes on forever and ever. For the uninitiated, Anushka Sharma was rumoured to be dating Ranveer Singh during Band Baaja Baaraat . At the time of penning this article, the Twitter post of Kohli has received 492k likes, along with 87k re-tweets and 77k comments, while Sharma's tweet has been liked by 364k individuals, ... (more...)
U.S. military chopper's window falls on Japanese school U.S. military chopper's window falls on Japanese school
- December 14, 2017

This incident is the latest of many which have compelled the people of Okinawa to demand that the Futenma US military base be relocated from the island to elsewhere in the Asia-Pacific region. The aircraft immediately returned to MCAS Futenma and reported the incident. "I want people on the mainland to think of this as their problem". The Japanese and USA governments have been pushing a plan for the relocation of the Futenma base from a densely populated area of Ginowan to the less populated ... (more...)
African anti-jihadi force gets $130 million at French meet African anti-jihadi force gets $130 million at French meet
- December 14, 2017

French President Emmanuel Macron has sought to bolster financial aid for the France-brokered West African military coalition at a meeting here to win the fight against terrorism. It has also spawned new jihadi groups, including one that claims affiliation with the Islamic State group, recently defeated in Iraq and almost pummeled in Syria. (more...)
Hours after shaking hands, Manmohan seeks apology from PM Modi Hours after shaking hands, Manmohan seeks apology from PM Modi
- December 14, 2017

A day after he was widely condemned for his "lies" accusing Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Former Indian Army Chief General (Retd) Deepak Kapoor among others of treason, Narendra Modi on Monday was seen slightly changing the track. (more...)
Kentucky Lawmaker Kills Himself Amid Sexual Assault Allegations, Officials Say Kentucky Lawmaker Kills Himself Amid Sexual Assault Allegations, Officials Say
- December 14, 2017

I looked at you as a Dad, but now I sincerely hope I don't see you again, but I might try to maintain a relationship with your kids. The parishioner, now 21, said that in the early hours of January 1, 2013, after a New Year's Eve party at the church, she and Mr. (more...)
Hack attack that took internet offline was about extortion and revenge Hack attack that took internet offline was about extortion and revenge
- December 14, 2017

Jha admitted to writing computer code to create a botnet - a collection of computers infected with " malware " software that controls the devices without their owner's knowledge, according to a plea agreement filed December 5 in federal court in Alaska . (more...)
11yo girl handcuffed, held at gunpoint by MI police 11yo girl handcuffed, held at gunpoint by MI police
- December 14, 2017

The Grand Rapids Police Department has opened an internal investigation after Honestie Hodges , 11, was held at gunpoint by officers. "This little girl, Honestie, she was clearly terrified", Grand Rapids Mayor Mayor Rosalynn Bliss said, mlive.com reports. (more...)

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