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Hawaii sounds first nuclear warning siren since Cold War
- December 04, 2017

Bruce and Jody Teasley of OR said they were aware of the attack warning siren test today as they visited Pearl Harbor. Bruce, 63, said it reminded him of WW II air-raid sirens. The development has generated global attention to the islands. Vern Miyagi, the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency administrator, said his state's proximity to North Korea makes the tests necessary. (more...)
'Welcome back home': Javed Hashmi meets Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz 'Welcome back home': Javed Hashmi meets Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz
- December 04, 2017

Sources said that Sharifs had discussed various issues, including upcoming hearings related to accountability cases and a possible meeting with Javed Hashmi on Monday. The minister said that his father had a strong bond with Hashmi and that his partying of ways with PML-N was a very painful moment. Besides CEC, Sharif-led PML-N also announced 109 members of its Central Working Committee (CWC). (more...)
Police investigate after disturbing viral video depicts animal abuse Police investigate after disturbing viral video depicts animal abuse
- December 04, 2017

He can be heard laughing again as the cat lands hard on the road. Police said Saturday that the teen is wanted for abuse of the kitten, Spots, but has not been found. "We have located the cat & owner", police tweeted. Oscar Ramos told CBSLA , "He hangs around here in the alley all the time". A Twitter user by the name Donald who spotted the video on Snapchat then uploaded it on the social media site, Metro reported. (more...)
Russia Draws 'Advantageous' Group for Home World Cup Russia Draws 'Advantageous' Group for Home World Cup
- December 04, 2017

As the host nation, Russian Federation automatically qualified, and was placed in the top seed for Group A , although they were the lowest ranked team. Probably one of the toughest groups is Group D which consists of Argentina, Croatia, Iceland, and Nigeria. Iceland is the fan favorite of this group, but it would take a miracle for them to advance. (more...)
Stealth jets, other aircraft fly in US, South Korean drills Stealth jets, other aircraft fly in US, South Korean drills
- December 04, 2017

But even some Trump advisers say USA military options are limited when Pyongyang could launch an artillery barrage on the South Korean capital Seoul - only around 50 kilometres from the heavily-fortified border and home to 10 million people. (more...)
United States, South Korea start massive air force drills United States, South Korea start massive air force drills
- December 04, 2017

In an editorial on Sunday, North Korea's ruling party Rodong newspaper said the US-South Korea drill was "an open, all-out provocation" and that it "may lead to a nuclear war at any moment". "It's insane to send spouses and children to South Korea, given the provocation of North Korea", Mr. On Sunday, Lindsey Graham, a Republican U.S. (more...)
Warriors' Shaun Livingston ejected after making contact with ref Warriors' Shaun Livingston ejected after making contact with ref
- December 04, 2017

Shaun Livingston was ejected in the second quarter on Sunday after aggressively confronting a referee. Livingston, upset for what he viewed as a no-call on a 13-foot jumper with 6:24 left in the half, stomped over to referee Courtney Kirkland on the baseline and, while unleashing a verbal tirade, brushed foreheads with Kirkland. (more...)
Heart of Dallas Bowl gets first 'Power Five' match up since 2013 Heart of Dallas Bowl gets first 'Power Five' match up since 2013
- December 04, 2017

West Virginia is headed to the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl to face Utah on December 26. The game will be played in the Cotton Bowl Dec. 26 with kickoff set for 12:30 p.m. Stick with wvillustrated.com for the latest from the head coach of the Mountaineers. The bowl was originally supposed to be a matchup between the Big 12 and the Big Ten. (more...)
Tim Wilson proposes to partner on the floor of Federal Parliament Tim Wilson proposes to partner on the floor of Federal Parliament
- December 04, 2017

Melbourne-based MP, Tim Wilson , was delivering a speech on a proposed same-sex marriage Bill in parliament when he popped the question to his long-time partner, Ryan Bolger . Picture: David Geraghty/The Australian. "Ryan Patrick Bolger, will you marry me?" "On informing one person of our news they responded: "Why bother?" DEPUTY SPEAKER ROB MITCHELL: "I should let Hansard note that was a yes - congratulations". (more...)
18-Year-Old Arrested After Admitting He Molested More than 50 Children 18-Year-Old Arrested After Admitting He Molested More than 50 Children
- December 04, 2017

Officers say the suspect called his mother to tell her he had molested a four-year-old and an eight-year-old boy hours earlier. She wanted to turn in her son after he had confessed to molesting two young children, police said. During an interview with investigators, Boston confessed to the motel assaults and also admitted molesting "upwards of 50 children" since he was 10 years old, Railsback said in a statement. (more...)
Nikola Vucevic has 34 points, Magic beat Knicks 105-100
- December 04, 2017

Vucevic scored 12 in the fourth, including the game-icing free throws with 3.6 seconds left. The Knicks got within three after a Jarrett Jack three-pointer with 28 seconds left. Magic: After snapping a nine-game losing streak with a 121-108 win over Oklahoma City on November 29, the Magic have won two of three. Orlando claimed a 17-point first-quarter lead as the Knicks appeared unsure of their go-to guy. (more...)
Strong winds and extreme wildfire danger predicted for Southern California this week Strong winds and extreme wildfire danger predicted for Southern California this week
- December 04, 2017

The National Weather Service has issued a RED FLAG WARNING and a FIRE WEATHER WATCH for the Santa Barbara County South Coast & Mountain areas (zones CAZ 239 & CAZ 252), and a FREEZE WATCH for the inland areas including the Santa Ynez & Cuyama Valleys tonight and into next week. (more...)
UAE denies claim of Yemen missile attack against its plant UAE denies claim of Yemen missile attack against its plant
- December 04, 2017

His comments were welcomed by the Saudi-led coalition, which said it was "confident of the will of the leaders and sons" of Mr Saleh's General People's Congress to return to the Arab fold, repeating Riyadh's allegation that the Houthi movement is a creature of Iran. (more...)
Kim Jong-nam Carried Antidotes at Time of Assassination Kim Jong-nam Carried Antidotes at Time of Assassination
- December 04, 2017

A court in the Malaysian capital was told yesterday that Jong-nam, 45, had a dozen vials of atropine, an antidote for poisons such as the VX that killed him. Their lawyers blame four North Korean agents for duping them into carrying out the assassination. That's one of the more intriguing details heard this week by Malaysia's High Court as it considers the case of two women accused of conspiring with four North Korean fugitives in the murder. (more...)
Turkey's Erdogan says businessmen moving assets overseas are 'traitors' Turkey's Erdogan says businessmen moving assets overseas are 'traitors'
- December 04, 2017

Last week, media reported that Zarrab admitted his guilt in a U.S. court and said that Erdogan personally approved his deals with Tehran in violation of sanctions. He had previously stated that this was a "pure conspiracy" of the Fettullah Gulen network living in the USA and accused of orchestrating the failed coup previous year. (more...)
Kentucky Wildcats to face Northwestern Wildcats in Music City Bowl Kentucky Wildcats to face Northwestern Wildcats in Music City Bowl
- December 04, 2017

The Wildcats own a 2-2 Music City Bowl record. The Kentucky Wildcats are going bowing for the second year in a row. Kentucky dropped a 20-13 setback to Syracuse in its first Music City Bowl appearance in 1999. United Kingdom will be matched up against Northwestern, who are 9-3 on the season. His 18 touchdowns in 2017 set school records for both total touchdowns and rushing touchdowns in a single season. (more...)
Utah State headed to Arizona Bowl for matchup with New Mexico State Utah State headed to Arizona Bowl for matchup with New Mexico State
- December 04, 2017

Officially, the Rams had to be placed in a game before the Aggies were. Held in Tucson, Ariz. on December 29 at 3:30 p.m. MST, Utah State (6-6) will face a New Mexico State (6-6) team that hasn't been to a bowl game in 57 years. "We are extremely excited to accept the invitation to represent Utah State University and the Mountain West in the 2017 NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl", head coach Matt Wells stated in the press release. (more...)
Tennessee reaches out to former LSU coach Les Miles Tennessee reaches out to former LSU coach Les Miles
- December 04, 2017

He still lives in the city, recently selling his home and purchasing a new one. The Volunteers have pursued at least half dozen coaches without a hire and athletic director John Currie was removed from his position Friday for his apparent mismanagement of the search. (more...)
Sheriff: Lacking Florida teen present in NY with coach Sheriff: Lacking Florida teen present in NY with coach
- December 04, 2017

Investigators believe the two may have had a blossoming relationship. Authorities say the teen apparently sneaked out the window of her Florida bedroom and had been missing since Saturday. "We are looking forward to a lot more time together and being able to get back home and move forward as a family". Caitlyn's father, also a soccer coach, reacted to the fact Rodriguez was a family friend and once an assistant coach on his staff. (more...)
Flacco, Ravens crank up the offence in 44-20 win over Lions Flacco, Ravens crank up the offence in 44-20 win over Lions
- December 04, 2017

Although his status for next weekend's contest against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is unknown, it's hard to imagine the resilient Stafford sitting this one out if at all possible. After slants, screens and other short and intermediate passes made up most of the offense for the Ravens early, Flacco uncorked a 66-yard bomb to receiver Mike Wallace in the second quarter for the Ravens' longest play from scrimmage this season. (more...)
Conyers not quitting after Pelosi calls on him to resign -lawyer Conyers not quitting after Pelosi calls on him to resign -lawyer
- December 04, 2017

Clyburn, the third ranking Democrat in the House, had been a staunch defender of Conyers until he joined the resignation calls on Thursday. Reed, who defended the Michigan Democrat against sexual harassment allegations, said the congressman will make that determination in the coming days during an afternoon news conference in Detroit . (more...)
Two more accused arrested in Bargarh viral video case Two more accused arrested in Bargarh viral video case
- December 04, 2017

Police lodged an FIR on their own and started investigation after the video of the incident went viral. Despite the girl desperately pleading with them spare here, the culprits appeared unrelenting and continued to physically abuse her. As per the direction of Director General of Police R P Sharma and Bargarh SP, police registered a case suo motu and formed two special squads to nab the accused, Sub-Divisional Police Officer (Padampur), L N Panda said. (more...)
Opec set to clinch global deal to curb oil production through 2018 Opec set to clinch global deal to curb oil production through 2018
- December 04, 2017

Alexander Novak , the Russian energy minister, said: "To reach our goals, to rebalance the market, we must continue to act in a coordinated fashion, to act jointly, which would take us further in 2018 [with cuts]". Since January, the deal has been in place and was about to expire in the month of March is helping to halve global oil oversupply over the past year. (more...)
Mississippi State will battle Louisville in the Taxslayer Bowl Mississippi State will battle Louisville in the Taxslayer Bowl
- December 04, 2017

Mississippi State will be playing in Jacksonville for the third time. The Bulldogs' running back and special teams coordinator was named interim coach after Mullen took the Florida job. Louisville fell 29-9 to Louisiana State last season in the Citrus Bowl. The Bulldogs were invited and accepted a bid to the TaxSlayer Bowl on December 30. (more...)
Referee admitted he got it wrong over 'dive' - Smith Referee admitted he got it wrong over 'dive' - Smith
- December 04, 2017

Redmond insisted Guardiola had been nothing but complimentary during their heated exchange after Wednesday's last-gasp defeat to Manchester City but the midfielder might still have been keen to prove a point, particularly after Pellegrino left him out of the starting line-up here. (more...)
Georgia Tech basketball loses in stunning upset on own tip Georgia Tech basketball loses in stunning upset on own tip
- December 03, 2017

The Yellow Jackets seemed willing to let the Tigers hang around all night by getting out-muscled on defense by the much smaller team, sloppy ball-handling on offense, and missed passes and turnovers. Alvarado would score on 11 straight field goals on the rally to take the game back from Grambling State . The foul would take no time off the play clock and Grambling State's guard Ivy Smith Jr . (more...)
A&M headed to the Belk Bowl to face Wake Forest A&M headed to the Belk Bowl to face Wake Forest
- December 03, 2017

This is their second consecutive bowl berth after missing out the previous seven seasons. Wake Forest played in Charlotte's bowl game in 2007, when it was the Meineke Car Care Bowl, and beat CT 24-10 after trailing 10-0 at halftime. Wake Forest was 4-4 in the Atlantic Coast Conference, tying Boston College and Louisville for third in the Atlantic Division behind Clemson (12-1, 7-1) and North Carolina State (8-4, 6-2). (more...)
'Grave provocation': North Korea condemns air-war games 'Grave provocation': North Korea condemns air-war games
- December 03, 2017

A Foreign Ministry spokesman said that the United States is planning to carry out the largest-ever joint aerial drill with South Korea targeting the DPRK from December 4 to 8, which he said will push the current touch-and-go situation in the peninsula to a possible flare-up. (more...)
Bulldogs headed to Hawaii Bowl matchup against Houston Bulldogs headed to Hawaii Bowl matchup against Houston
- December 03, 2017

With a spot in the Las Vegas Bowl as the Mountain West champion off the board with a 17-14 loss to Boise State in the title game , the Fresno State Bulldogs landed a spot in the bowl they had second on their wish list, which also happens to be the site of some dreary endings to two of their past five seasons. (more...)
Commercial fishing banned in Arctic Commercial fishing banned in Arctic
- December 03, 2017

Doing this is expected to also support commercial fishing in the high seas. The deal was signed for 16 years after which it can be renewed for five more years. Greenpeace USA Oceans Campaign Director John Hocevar said: "As industrial fisheries have depleted fish populations all over the world, fleets have expanded into areas that were once only visited by polar explorers and Pacific islanders". (more...)

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