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How 16 closely fought seats deprived Congress of a win in Gujarat How 16 closely fought seats deprived Congress of a win in Gujarat
- December 20, 2017

BJP here had managed to get a 45.1% vote share compared to Congress's 44.9%, still, it couldn't surpass the winning wheel of Congress and won fewer seats - 14 to 17. The Congress lost Godhra , the site of the Sabarmati Express train burning that triggered riots in Gujarat in 2002, by a very narrow margin of 258 votes, while it lost Dholka in Ahmedabad district by 327 votes. (more...)
Philippines President Duterte: I Support Gay Marriage, and Nearly Became Bisexual Philippines President Duterte: I Support Gay Marriage, and Nearly Became Bisexual
- December 20, 2017

On a political and social level, the Philippines has a complicated relationship with the LGBTQ community. "We expect that the CPP-NPA-NDFP would do a similar gesture of goodwill", Roque said in a statement Wednesday. Why impose a morality that is no longer working and nearly passed. President Duterte also revealed his interest in setting up an LGBT commission. (more...)
SF officer who killed himself identified
- December 20, 2017

Richmond police Lt. Felix Tan says the man pulled into a mall parking lot and fatally shot himself while still inside his auto. A San Francisco police officer who shot himself during a traffic stop yesterday afternoon in Richmond was under investigation for child molestation. (more...)
White House: Trump Could Benefit From Business Tax Cuts White House: Trump Could Benefit From Business Tax Cuts
- December 20, 2017

During a White House news briefing held immediately after the House passed the Republican tax cut bill on Tuesday, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was peppered with questions about why the White House won't be straightforward about how the bill directly benefits President Trump and his family. (more...)
Trump to stress 'America First' in national security strategy Trump to stress 'America First' in national security strategy
- December 20, 2017

The new USA national security strategy is imperial in nature, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday. Trump's reference to climate was a similar 180-degree turn, describing fossil fuels in glowing terms: "U.S. Trump's official national-security strategy, announced Monday afternoon, has dropped climate change from the list of threats to national security while re-adding jihadist terror. (more...)
Jordan blasts launch of ballistic missile at Riyadh Jordan blasts launch of ballistic missile at Riyadh
- December 20, 2017

It was the second time in as many months that a rebel projectile had reached as far inside the kingdom as Riyadh . The Houthis have fired close to 100 ballistic missiles at Saudi territory during the past year, according to al-Arabiya. (more...)
Ferne McCann's ex-boyfriend jailed for 20 years for nightclub acid attack Ferne McCann's ex-boyfriend jailed for 20 years for nightclub acid attack
- December 20, 2017

McCann, who has attempted to distance herself from the shocking case, has not been at court for either the trial or today's sentencing hearing. He was handed a police caution after apologising and saying he had done it "out of frustration". (more...)
Toowoomba Born Man Arrested in Bali Toowoomba Born Man Arrested in Bali
- December 20, 2017

Dressed in orange prison garb with his face covered by a balaclava, Isaac Emmanuel Roberts was presented to the media on Tuesday, along with two men from Malaysia and the United States arrested over separate allegations. "It's ridiculous", Roberts said, suggesting he had been set up. "I was working with a Customs officer and they knew I was going to bring something". "I'm just a f-- addict, they want to waste their resources on addicts". (more...)
Charles Barkley says Alabama race is a 'wake-up call' for Democrats Charles Barkley says Alabama race is a 'wake-up call' for Democrats
- December 20, 2017

Former National Basketball Association (NBA) star Charles Barkley has pledged to provide start-up capital for black women in Alabama. "I am pledging $1 million dollars to Black women in Alabama to start I.T. "That does not mean hair salons and restaurants". More than 9 in 10 voters who favored each party support their party's respective candidate in Tuesday's Senate race, but the level of unanimity is not equal. (more...)
US Blames North Korea For 'Wannacry' Cyber Attack US Blames North Korea For 'Wannacry' Cyber Attack
- December 20, 2017

He described an arduous process by USA security agencies to trace Wannacry , which eventually confirmed that the attack was "directed by the government of North Korea" in part through intermediaries that have carried out previous attacks on behalf of Pyongyang. (more...)
U.S. military open fire during disturbance at RAF base U.S. military open fire during disturbance at RAF base
- December 20, 2017

Suffolk Police responded to the incident at RAF Mildenhall around lunchtime. A lockdown of the base was lifted after the man entered police custody, Bloomberg reported. Previous year a British-born "committed supporter" of the Islamic State terror group was sentenced to life in prison for planning a terrorist attack on five U.S. (more...)
Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:DRI) To Report Earnings
- December 20, 2017

The stock increased 1.95% or $2.41 during the last trading session, reaching $126.17. The stock had a trading volume of 3,067,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,607,611. Darden Restaurants, Inc .is a full-service restaurant company. (NYSE: DRI ). Daiwa Secs Gru Inc accumulated 6,150 shares. Insider ownership during the previous year has decreased by a net of 313969 shares. (more...)
House GOP to wrap up Russian Federation investigation House GOP to wrap up Russian Federation investigation
- December 20, 2017

Clinton, the Democratic candidate for president, US intelligence officials previously concluded. Schiff, who is working on the probe, said that Republicans on the committee have not issued any subpoenas or scheduled any further witness interviews past next Friday. (more...)
TJ Miller Denies Allegations of Sexual Assault and Violence
- December 20, 2017

Again, I would like to point out that it isn't just " Sarah " making the accusations, but others who were there corroborating her story. "He choked me, and I kept staring at his face hoping he would see that I was afraid and [that he] would stop.I couldn't say anything". (more...)
Enterprise Products Partners (EPD) Given Coverage Optimism Score of 0.14
- December 20, 2017

More interesting news about Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE: EPD ) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: "Enterprise Products ( EPD ) Plans to Reconstruct NGL Pipelines" published on December 07, 2017 as well as Businesswire.com's news article titled: "Enterprise Products to Participate in Investor Conferences" with publication date: December 04, 2017. (more...)
Pro Bowl: Ramsey, Jackson, Bouye, Campbell named Pro Bowl: Ramsey, Jackson, Bouye, Campbell named
- December 20, 2017

Fans have been able to vote on their favorite players in addition to the usual assortment of coaches and players to determine who goes to the league's version of an All-Star game. Hudson, Osemele and Penn anchor one of the most dominant offensive lines in the league. Jones joins Jake Scott, Dick Anderson and Brock Marion as Dolphins safeties with multiple Pro Bowl invitations. (more...)
Saudi women will be allowed to drive motorcycles, trucks Saudi women will be allowed to drive motorcycles, trucks
- December 20, 2017

Theatres have been illegal in the kingdom since the early 1980s. In September, King Salman issued a decree saying women will be able to drive from next June as part of an ambitious reform push in the conservative kingdom. Its historic decision to allow women to drive from next June has been cheered inside the kingdom and overseas - and comes after decades of resistance from female activists, many of whom were jailed for flouting the ban. (more...)
Mild through Tuesday, then a large storm develops by late week Mild through Tuesday, then a large storm develops by late week
- December 20, 2017

The rain could start to add up through Wednesday , with 2-3 inches possible across north Alabama and isolated areas getting even more. The heaviest/steady rain axis will be located along a warm front draped across north Alabama. A storm system will affect Wisconsin from Thursday through Friday. We may catch a break in the wet weather late on Saturday , but a secondary front leading cold arctic air will blast southward. (more...)
Trump and May speak for first time since Twitter spat Trump and May speak for first time since Twitter spat
- December 20, 2017

Trump will use the trip to open the new United States embassy in London , while he is also expected to hold talks with the Prime Minister in Downing Street. The Prime Minister made no mention of the Twitter row which sparked fresh calls for Mr Trump to be banned from Britain. But her words at a press conference still prompted an angry response from Mr Trump, who tweeted directly to Ms May: "Don't focus on me, focus on the destructive Radical Islamic Terrorism that is taking place within the ... (more...)
WCR condemns Quetta church attack; shares Christians' grief WCR condemns Quetta church attack; shares Christians' grief
- December 20, 2017

Mass funerals of those killed in the attack were to be held in Quetta later on Monday. Amid reports that almost 400 worshippers were at the church, he said many lives had been saved by the security services, adding: "The police and the army frontier corps were truly heroic". (more...)
White House Petition Site Shut Down Temporarily White House Petition Site Shut Down Temporarily
- December 20, 2017

An unnamed White House official told the Times that setting up We The People on a new domain is projected to save taxpayers $1.3 million a year, a figure he or she arrived at through unclear means, and which, if true, amounts to a savings less than half a cent per person. (more...)
3 dead after plane headed to Maryland crashes in Indiana 3 dead after plane headed to Maryland crashes in Indiana
- December 20, 2017

A small plane headed to Maryland crashed Saturday night in IN, killing three people and a dog. Two dogs were also aboard the plane. The initial investigation has determined that the single engine Cessna (Tail Number N761YZ) had left Kansas City, Missouri and was heading to an airport in Frederick, Maryland when the crash occurred. (more...)
How Many Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE)'s Analysts Are Bearish?
- December 20, 2017

About 346,864 shares traded. Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE ) has seen its stock price gain 4.04, or +8.91%, so far in 2017. It has outperformed by 2.72% the S&P500. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Sunday, September 17 with "Hold". The stock has "Buy" rating by Citigroup on Friday, July 15. As per Monday, September 4, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. (more...)
Ramaphosa backer Mchunu seeks vote recount Ramaphosa backer Mchunu seeks vote recount
- December 20, 2017

In the video, a man whose voice sounded like that of Gauteng premier David Makhura said that because the delegates had "valid tags" the electoral committee decided that they must vote separately and their votes would be counted pending a determination by the steering committee that they were indeed valid. (more...)
North Korea 'not interested' in Tillerson's offer of unconditional talks North Korea 'not interested' in Tillerson's offer of unconditional talks
- December 20, 2017

He said that the United States is continuing to pressure "all nations to cut off trade" with North Korea in an effort to pressure it to abandon its nuclear program. Trump disclosed the strategy on Monday afternoon in a speech in Washington , with emphasis on USA rivalry with "revisionist powers" like China and Russian Federation, and threats posed by "rogue regimes" like North Korea, as well as Iran and global terrorist groups. (more...)

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