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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 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 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 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
- 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
- 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...)

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