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Officials deny permit for violent rally anniversary event Officials deny permit for violent rally anniversary event
- December 12, 2017

On Nov. 27, rally organizer and "pro-white" activist Jason Kessler submitted his application for the event, which he described in his application as a "rally against civil rights abuse". Authorities had declared an unlawful assembly before the event could get started. Charlottesville's handling of the Unite the Right rally, particularly its police response, was uniformly criticized in a 207-page independent review released December 1. (more...)
NYC marathon winner Shalane Flanagan to try again in Boston NYC marathon winner Shalane Flanagan to try again in Boston
- December 12, 2017

The four-time Olympian from Marblehead will be joined on the men's side by Galen Rupp in a field of elite Americans announced Monday by race sponsor John Hancock. The lessons learned from that injury and the rest needed to recover helped set the stage for Flanagan's triumphant run in New York City. "See everyone in Boston on Patriots Day 2018", Flanagan shared via social media. (more...)
Delhi footballer who went to Australia for school games drowns in beach Delhi footballer who went to Australia for school games drowns in beach
- December 12, 2017

Nitish had gone into the sea for swimming around 6 pm on Sunday local time with four of her friends but faced trouble while near some breakwater rocks. The school girl, Nitisha Negi, was one of the five Indian footballers who were swept away by a huge wave on Sunday when they ventured into the seawaters after the completion of the Games. (more...)
FBI Chief Defends Bureau Against Trump's Attacks
- December 12, 2017

Russian state-sponsored hackers interfered in the 2016 USA presidential race in part by targeting the email accounts of American targets, according to the US intelligence community, and security researchers have linked those campaigns to operations waged by a group linked to Russian military intelligence known by names including Fancy Bear and APT28. (more...)
General Soleimani reaffirms Iran's full support for Palestine Islamic resistance General Soleimani reaffirms Iran's full support for Palestine Islamic resistance
- December 12, 2017

Soleimani made the remarks in a phone call on Monday with commanders of Hamas' military wing, Ezzeddin al-Qassam Brigades, which has been defending the blockaded Gaza Strip against Israel's acts of aggression, and the Islamic Jihad resistance movement. (more...)
Shotgun tells Modi not to concoct stories Shotgun tells Modi not to concoct stories
- December 12, 2017

Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, BJP MP, once against raised his voice against after PM Modi alleged that Congress leaders held meeting with Pakistan High Commissioner and Generals. "Fearing imminent defeat in Gujarat, desperation of [the] prime minister to hurl every abuse and latch on to every straw is palpable". Launching a scathing attack on Manmohan Singh over his statement, Jaitley said that it is surprising that the Opposition expect the Prime Minister of India to apologise for ... (more...)
Austrian, Italian gas prices spike after grid explosion
- December 12, 2017

It receives some 40 billion cubic metres of gas annually and redistributes it elsewhere in Europe including to Germany and northern Italy . A wide area around the site was cordoned off. "Transit through Austria towards the south and southeast is affected until further notice", the company said in a statement, adding that the site, a major regional transfer hub, had been shut down. (more...)
'Spasibo!' Erdogan Thanks Putin in Russian After Ankara Talks 'Spasibo!' Erdogan Thanks Putin in Russian After Ankara Talks
- December 12, 2017

Putin said he was satisfied with the results of the meeting and called Erdogan a "friend". "With this recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, it (the United States) has become a partner to this bloodshed". Turkey had high hopes for bilateral relations under the Trump presidency, but ties have frayed with rows over the Syria conflict, a NY legal case and now Jerusalem. (more...)
Rajinikanth Opts For Low-Key Birthday While Fans Go For King-Size Celebrations Rajinikanth Opts For Low-Key Birthday While Fans Go For King-Size Celebrations
- December 12, 2017

No wonder Akshay Kumar who will be seen with him in Shankar's sci-fi "2.0" next year had the most adorable wish for Rajinikanth on his birthday. Rajinikanth's look is fantastic as he gives his trademark angry look. Shivaji Rao Gaekwad known by his mononymous stage name Rajinikanth began acting in plays while working in the Bangalore Transport Service as a bus conductor. (more...)
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee passes away at the age of 65 San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee passes away at the age of 65
- December 12, 2017

Cork is twinned with San Francisco and Mayor Lee has visited Leeside on two occasions. Family, friends and colleagues were at his side. Unemployment plummeted and the city saw a wave of development, symbolized by a new tallest building, the Salesforce tower. (more...)
New form of matter excitonium discovered New form of matter excitonium discovered
- December 12, 2017

These excitations are propagating domain walls (yellow) in an ordered solid exciton background (blue). Excitonium is a "condensed" matter - exhibiting quantum phenomena on the macroscopic level, just like superconductors - materials that conduct electricity nearly without resistance - or superfluids that transit narrow spaces without losing momentum or experiencing drag, even traveling against gravity. (more...)
Public menorah-lighting ceremony set for Shops at Hilltop Tuesday Public menorah-lighting ceremony set for Shops at Hilltop Tuesday
- December 12, 2017

We are most fortunate to be heirs to a noble heritage that gives meaning to our lives, joy to our hearts, and length to our days. The festival lasts for eight days in total - marking the miracle with the temple oil. Think guerrilla warfare, no holds-barred cage fighting, special forces-like rebels. No, really, it's not - sort of. The ninth branch is the shamash, or servant, candle. (more...)
European govts supporting torture, abuse of migrants in Libya - Amnesty European govts supporting torture, abuse of migrants in Libya - Amnesty
- December 12, 2017

It was just one of a number of measures introduced by European Union member states since 2016, which included training the Libyan coastguard to intercept migrant boats, striking deals to increase border controls and backing the organisation that runs the detention camps, said Amnesty. (more...)
Bayesian Capital Management LP Takes $543000 Position in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA)
- December 12, 2017

The stock of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, September 6 by Cowen & Co. It has underperformed by 4.57% the S&P500. Schwartz Investment Counsel Inc decreased 3M Co (NYSE:MMM) stake by 10,000 shares to 153,500 valued at $31.96 million in 2017Q2. It also reduced Msc Indl Direct Inc (NYSE:MSM) stake by 65,000 shares and now owns 106,600 shares. (more...)
ING Groep NV Sells 74521 Shares of McKesson Co. (MCK)
- December 12, 2017

The stock increased 1.55% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $36.73. About 596,305 shares traded. McKesson (NYSE:MCK) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. Mizuho maintained the shares of MCK in report on Monday, September 21 with "Buy" rating. Finally, Daiwa Securities Group Inc. increased its position in shares of McKesson Corporation by 363.4% in the first quarter. (more...)
White House: Trump's immigration policies could have prevented NY attack White House: Trump's immigration policies could have prevented NY attack
- December 12, 2017

Democrats, who have been opposing Mr. Trump's calls for immigration limits, were largely silent on the implications of the botched attack, instead praising law enforcement for their response. He's believed to have lived in the USA for seven years. "I am determined to improve our immigration system to put our country and our people first", Trump said. (more...)
Bengaluru: Youth Found Dead After Communal Tension, Death Triggers Political Storm Bengaluru: Youth Found Dead After Communal Tension, Death Triggers Political Storm
- December 12, 2017

In Karwar, tyres were burnt and processions were carried out by pro-Hindu organisations. The situation is under control now. In a tweet, Mr Siddaramaiah said the BJP in a desperate attemptwas stooping so low as to use the unfortunate death of a youthParesh Mesta in Honnavar for political gains. (more...)
Warwickshire Police 'requires improvement' in new report Warwickshire Police 'requires improvement' in new report
- December 12, 2017

A report by the Inspectorate of Constabulary on how police forces in England and Wales can improve the legitimacy of stop and searches found that 33% of white suspects searched for drugs were found to have illegal substances on them compared to 26% of black suspects. (more...)
Mallya reaches London court, evades question on extradition case Mallya reaches London court, evades question on extradition case
- December 12, 2017

Centre's law officers were asked to explain reasons behind non-cooperation with the court in an extradition case of Vijay Mallya. Mark Summers QC, representing the government of India, gave as an example Supreme Court judges in Israel whose judgements, he said, it was proven, were affected by whether they had eaten breakfast or not. (more...)
Jisha rape-murder case: Kerala court finds accused Ameerul Islam guilty Jisha rape-murder case: Kerala court finds accused Ameerul Islam guilty
- December 12, 2017

The development came almost 18 months after Islam brutally raped and murdered a dalit woman in April 2016. Ahead of the verdict being delivered, Rajeshwari had told media persons that she wants Ameerul to be given the death sentence. The police said that his blood and the blood was received from the drain near the victim's house is the same. Deceased rape victim Jisha's mother was present during the court's hearing. (more...)
CBSE UGC NET 2017 answer keys to be released at cbsenet CBSE UGC NET 2017 answer keys to be released at cbsenet
- December 12, 2017

Every year CBSE board conduct UGC NET exam to recruit the eligible candidate for the post of government post. The CBSE has conducted the examination of the CBSE UGC NET on 5th November 2017 and now the answer keys likely to be released soon on the official website of the board. (more...)
Honour killing: Dad among 6 awarded death sentence for murdering Dalit youth Honour killing: Dad among 6 awarded death sentence for murdering Dalit youth
- December 12, 2017

The media reports said that the Tirupur court found Chinnaswamy guilty of the crime and awarded him a death sentence along with five other people. Of the remaining five accused, one was awarded the life sentence, one got a five-year jail term and three were acquitted, including the victim's mother-in-law Annalakshmi. (more...)
Fire Burns Homes, Prompts Evacuations in Oakland Hills Fire Burns Homes, Prompts Evacuations in Oakland Hills
- December 12, 2017

Homes were evacuated as firefighters battled the fire, which was burning through dry brush. One social media user who managed to live-stream from the intersection of Colton and Heartwood Drive claimed evacuations were underway. Tuesday. "Embers definitely played a factor in this fire", said Oakland Fire Chief Darin White. "Based on wind conditions, arriving firefighters elevated the fire to a third alarm". (more...)
Reactor Plan Investor Denies Flynn Inauguration Texts Reactor Plan Investor Denies Flynn Inauguration Texts
- December 12, 2017

Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, the top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, had made the claims about Flynn public last Wednesday, citing information from an interveiw with an unidentified witness. Cummings noted that Copson could have messaged with Flynn through encryption applications that would not reveal the texts in billing statements. Flynn, who briefly served as Trump's national security adviser before being fired, has said he was an adviser to ACU and ... (more...)
Strong 6-magnitude quake rocks western Iran Strong 6-magnitude quake rocks western Iran
- December 12, 2017

As per the reports, the quake has hit the 57 km depth with 6.2 magnitude waves. Although Iran is the Earthquake-prone zone as it sits on major fault lines. In 1990, a 7.4-magnitude quake in northern Iran killed 40,000 people, injured 300,000 and left half a million homeless, reducing dozens of towns and almost 2,000 villages to rubble. (more...)
Joseph Parker: 'Robotic' Anthony Joshua has weaknesses I can exploit Joseph Parker: 'Robotic' Anthony Joshua has weaknesses I can exploit
- December 12, 2017

Joshua holds the WBA and IBF belts, while New Zealand's Parker is the WBO titlist. The goal is for Joshua to unify the heavyweight division before the end of 2018, with an even bigger fight with Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury being eyed. (more...)
Snapchat video shows boy with gun at Lakewood High School Snapchat video shows boy with gun at Lakewood High School
- December 12, 2017

Police said a school resource officer took the report on Thursday from a woman who said her child had been having an issue with a fellow student. Police say she said someone in the video threatened her son. Bentil said police have confirmed the identity of the person in the Snapchat video but would not say if they were a student at Lakewood. The brother said he was in downtown at MUSC and offered to re-send a Snapchat. (more...)
Atos offers EUR4.3billion to buy out Gemalto Atos offers EUR4.3billion to buy out Gemalto
- December 12, 2017

The Gemalto board on December 12 said it would review the proposal and respond to Atos by December 15. Shares in sim card maker Gemalto surged by over 30% on Tuesday as the company was targeted by rival Atos . Now, Atos has chose to disclose its offer, saying it wanted to reiterate its "friendly intentions" - a move that could force Gemalto's board to act on the proposed offer sooner rather than later. (more...)
4th Detroit freeway shooting linked to same suspect 4th Detroit freeway shooting linked to same suspect
- December 12, 2017

Police believe they now have four victims connected to the same freeway shooter. A motorist on I-94 was shot in the leg. Bullets or projectiles hit two other cars that morning along I-96, near Detroit's west side. (more...)
New worldwide 'Black Panther' trailer offers more footage New worldwide 'Black Panther' trailer offers more footage
- December 12, 2017

A new global trailer has arrived online for Black Panther which features plenty of new footage from Marvel's first superhero blockbuster of 2018; watch it below... However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne from factions within his own country. Just a couple of months left until Marvel's Black Panther hits theaters, and fans in Japan have been given a new trailer for the upcoming blockbuster. (more...)

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