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Protests break out as United States, S.Korea begin major air drill Protests break out as United States, S.Korea begin major air drill
- December 04, 2017

On Monday, Rodong Sinmun, the newspaper of the ruling Workers' party, described the Vigilant Ace exercises involving hundreds of US and South Korean military aircraft as "an open, all-out provocation against the DPRK, which may lead to a nuclear war any moment". (more...)
Terrorists Attack Army Convoy in J&K's Qazigund, Jawan Injured, Encounter Underway Terrorists Attack Army Convoy in J&K's Qazigund, Jawan Injured, Encounter Underway
- December 04, 2017

A spokesman for the outfit told local media that Bashir Lashkeri squad was involved in the attack and claimed that four security personnel were killed and several others injured. According to sources, army convoys are easy targets for militants. The incident comes a month after a similar attack was carried out in south Kashmir's Pulwama district, when one policeman was killed after militants attacked a patrol party. (more...)
Portugal Coach Santos Cautious About Iran, Morocco Portugal Coach Santos Cautious About Iran, Morocco
- December 04, 2017

The hosts, Russia , were drawn with Uruguay, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Ronaldo's Group B battle against Spain and many of his Real Madrid teammates in Sochi on June 15 will be an early highlight of a tournament that was mapped out by Friday's draw in the Kremlin. (more...)
Qatar emir to attend Gulf summit amid row
- December 04, 2017

Doha was excluded from attending the Riyadh forum of the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition's Ministers of Defense Council. The Arab Centre for Research and Policy Studies announced a panel discussion entitled "gulf crisis, regional and global dynamics and the role of media, " Qatar local media reported Sunday. (more...)
TODAY'S FORECAST: Partly sunny, high near 50
- December 04, 2017

Tonight: Showers/thunderstorm before 9 pm followed by a chance of showers/thunderstorms between 9 pm and midnight - low around 36. As a surface cold front approaches the region, there will be a 30 percent chance of rain this afternoon along with 11-17 miles per hour winds from the south and gusts as high as 28 miles per hour. (more...)
Nawaz Sharif's sons declared proclaimed offenders by accountability court Nawaz Sharif's sons declared proclaimed offenders by accountability court
- December 04, 2017

According to Dawn, the ousted premier had sought joint trial in three references pertaining to the Avenfield properties, Flagship Investments and Al-Azizia Mills. In line with the rules contained in NAB Ordinance, the process of recording statements against the two suspects has been initiated. Sharif and his sons, Hassan and Hussain, have been named in all the three NAB cases, while Maryam and her husband Safdar have been named only in the Avenfield case. (more...)
Man meets 81-year-old he befriended on 'Words with Friends' Man meets 81-year-old he befriended on 'Words with Friends'
- December 04, 2017

On Saturday, Spencer finally met his opponent in person when he flew to her home state of Florida to pay a visit. Spencer posted the photos on Twitter, writing: 'So last summer I randomly met this 80 y/o woman on Words With Friends . 'We played 300+ games together and she actually ended up becoming a good friend of mine. In a tweet which has received over 1 million likes and 200,000 retweets, Spencer told of how the unlikely friendship came about. (more...)
Charges against me are false, baseless, says Vijay Mallya Charges against me are false, baseless, says Vijay Mallya
- December 04, 2017

The 61-year-old beleaguered businessman has been in self-imposed exile in the United Kingdom since March 2016 when he left India. Chief Magistrate at West minister Magistrate's Court Emma Arbuthnot will now hear the case Presented by Britain's Crown Prosecution Services on behalf of the Indian government and the United Kingdom defence prosecution. (more...)
Palestinians Fume: Saudi Peace Plan Biased Toward Israel, NYT Reports Palestinians Fume: Saudi Peace Plan Biased Toward Israel, NYT Reports
- December 04, 2017

Several US media outlets reported on Friday that Trump plans to announce that al-Quds is the capital of Israel soon. Israel would retain most of Area C, where the large majority of settlements are located - and few, if any, settlements will be removed. (more...)
Israel Aborts an Arrow 3 Test for Target Failure
- December 04, 2017

Engineers are analyzing the situation, and the test will be rescheduled in the near future". All the systems have been tested in the field, and the Iron Dome and Arrow systems were used extensively, and with great success, during the 2014 Operation Defensive Edge campaign. (more...)
Sadiq Khan mingles with Bollywood bigwigs Sadiq Khan mingles with Bollywood bigwigs
- December 04, 2017

Khan, accompanied by a British delegation met Fadnavis at the latter's official residence "Varsha" in south Mumbai this morning. The mayor was seen getting photographs with all the Bollywood biggies, happy to be surrounded by so many bright faces. (more...)
Trump Gives Roy Moore His Full Endorsement Trump Gives Roy Moore His Full Endorsement
- December 04, 2017

Trump has assailed Democratic candidate Doug Jones and has defended Moore against allegations of child molestation. A number of top Republican senators have called on 70-year-old Moore to step aside following claims he molested or harassed teenage girls as young as 14 while he was in his 30s. (more...)
Hit-and-Run Driver Plows into 4 Pedestrians in Queens, Killing 1 Hit-and-Run Driver Plows into 4 Pedestrians in Queens, Killing 1
- December 04, 2017

A driver plowed a auto into half a dozen people during a fight over a parking spot outside a hookah bar in the New York City borough of Queens in the early hours of Sunday morning, killing one and injuring the others before fleeing, police said. (more...)
Spanish judge refuses bail to 4 Catalan leaders Spanish judge refuses bail to 4 Catalan leaders
- December 04, 2017

Junqueras faces charges of rebellion, sedition and the misuse of public funds, while the two leaders of two Catalan grassroots separatist groups, known as the "two Jordis", face sedition charges and have so far spent 45 days in prison. Mr Junqueras leads Republican Left of Catalonia (ERC), one of the main separatist parties. Catalan pro-independence center-right grouping Junts per Catalunya - JUNTSXCAT (All for Catalonia) candidate for the upcoming regional election in Catalonia, Carles ... (more...)
Missing: 4-year-old nonverbal girl in pink Missing: 4-year-old nonverbal girl in pink "Princess" nightgown
- December 04, 2017

Lucie. Port St. Lucie Police do not believe anyone tried to do any harm to Chelsea. Chelsea was just four years old. Police say she became disoriented after leaving her home and ran straight into the lake. The body of water, located off Southwest Hallmark Street and Abacus Avenue, is two blocks from her parent's house. She had been missing since Saturday night. (more...)
Cathay crew claim to have seen N Korea missile explosion Cathay crew claim to have seen N Korea missile explosion
- December 04, 2017

The crew of a Cathay Pacific flight over Japan saw a North Korean ballistic missile test last week, the airline said. The North fired an intercontinental ballistic missile believed capable of hitting the United States mainland last Wednesday, November 29. (more...)
Catalan politicians seek jail release as four face Brussels extradition hearing
- December 04, 2017

The politicians had been detained in custody ahead of an investigation into their part in an illegal declaration of independence by the then-regional government on October 27 . The Catalan leader's lawyer said on Saturday that he wanted to remain in Belgium until after the snap Catalan elections called by the Spanish government, which are scheduled for 21 December. (more...)
Cyclone Ockhi: Rescue ops to continue till all fishermen brought back Cyclone Ockhi: Rescue ops to continue till all fishermen brought back
- December 04, 2017

The severe cyclonic storm " Ockhi " lay centred over east central and south east central Arabian Sea, they said. However, India Coast Guard ship was able to save 19 fishermen from Kanyakumari sea, and were seen returning to the Harbor. All fishermen are safe and officials are looking after them with utmost care, the chief minister said. Archbishop of the Latin Diocese here M.Susaipakiam, who was accompanying him, pacified the fishermen and their family members who expressed their ire for the ... (more...)
Malta arrests eight over Caruana Galizia auto bomb murder Malta arrests eight over Caruana Galizia auto bomb murder
- December 04, 2017

Eight Maltese people have been arrested in connection with the assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has announced. Capuana Galizia was killed today on October 16, 2017 in a vehicle bomb close to her home in Bidnija, Malta. Malta's police force called in experts from across the world to help them solve the crime, including from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. (more...)
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...)

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