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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...)
Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. Takes Position in Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG)
- December 12, 2017

Based on an average daily volume of 123,042 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is now 7.4 days. Cheniere Energy, Inc. has a 52-week low of $40.36 and a 52-week high of $51.51. Cheniere Energy (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 14th. The energy company reported ($1.24) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.16) by ($1.08). (more...)
Labour scraps school National Standards Labour scraps school National Standards
- December 12, 2017

Mr Hipkins said the standards had created an enormous amount of work for teachers, with no discernible gain. Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today "the government has stopped National Standards and Ngā Whanaketanga Rumaki Māori and will instead focus on the progress and achievement of all children across the New Zealand Curriculum and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa". (more...)
Mississippi State losing important 2018 commit to TCU
- December 12, 2017

Four-star running back Fabian Franklin committed to TCU on Sunday night, according to a report from Scout. Franklin is a blue-chip running back from Hattiesburg, Miss. Franklin who committed to Mississippi State in July said he was looking forward to being a part of the family that the Bulldog's 2018 recruiting class had established. (more...)
Thai Beverage, others line up for Vietnam's Sabeco sale
- December 12, 2017

Vietnam Beverage Company Ltd is owned by Vietnam F&B Alliance Investment Company, which is in turn 49-percent owned by BeerCo Ltd, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Thai Beverage, official documents on the companies showed. The Sabeco stake sale will take place on December 18 at Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange, in which 54 per cent of the state-owned shares will be offered to external investors. (more...)
Former Warriors forward Barnes retires from basketball Former Warriors forward Barnes retires from basketball
- December 12, 2017

In typical Barnes fashion, it ran the gambit from expressing appreciating to the game and the fans who have supported him over the years, to an intractable need to lob a few final verbal hand-grenades at anyone who doubted him or criticized him over the years. (more...)
Houston man taken into custody on charges of terrorism Houston man taken into custody on charges of terrorism
- December 12, 2017

Kaan Serran Damlarkaya, an American citizen, was arrested on Friday in Houston at the request of the federal prosecutor's office, a statement by the Justice Ministry quoted by Reuters as saying. The complaint further states that Damlarkaya suggested that the assumed IS supporters use a Samurai sword or machete as an alternative to an explosive or a gun. (more...)
Democratic senators call on Trump to resign over misconduct allegations Democratic senators call on Trump to resign over misconduct allegations
- December 12, 2017

I've heard these women's testimonies, and many of them are heartbreaking". Accusations of sexual misconduct by Trump first surfaced when he was running for president. "Whether he will ever hold himself accountable is something you can't hold your breath for". On CNN , Gillibrand said Congress should intervene if Trump doesn't step down. (more...)
Historic Test series: India to host Afghanistan for the first-time ever Historic Test series: India to host Afghanistan for the first-time ever
- December 12, 2017

After India's full series in South Africa and England in 2018, it has been proposed to play a home series against South Africa (October-November, 3 Tests, 5 ODIs, 1 T20I). India now top the ICC Test rankings and have beaten Afghanistan in each of the three limited-overs fixtures between the sides. Former Afghanistan coach Lalchand Rajput hailed the decision taken by the Indian cricket board to host the newcomers in their debut Test. (more...)
Winter weather advisory extended to metro Detroit, southeast MI Winter weather advisory extended to metro Detroit, southeast MI
- December 12, 2017

The first snow will come tonight through midday Tuesday as a fast-moving clipper crosses through Upstate New York. "Travel will be very hard to impossible, including during the commute on Tuesday and Wednesday", the weather service said . (more...)
Met Office Issues Ice Warning For Isle Of Wight Met Office Issues Ice Warning For Isle Of Wight
- December 12, 2017

There will probably be icy stretches on untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths with some injuries possible from slips and falls. "Some roads and railways are likely to be affected with longer and more hard journeys". Forecasts have warned the sub zero temperatures will remain in some rural locations where there has been snow, with the possibility of it falling to as low as -15C in some areas - with even the cities getting below freezing. (more...)
Signup surge may cause issues in final days of open enrollment Signup surge may cause issues in final days of open enrollment
- December 12, 2017

Throughout Open Enrollment, the Health Connector is providing full outreach and support services to MA residents as it has in past years. Sen. Tom Carper said there is a pending request for the federal government to extend Delaware's enrollment period. (more...)
Cameroon detains US-Cameroonian writer over critical commentary Cameroon detains US-Cameroonian writer over critical commentary
- December 12, 2017

As WCBS 880's Sophia Hall reported, professor Patrice Nganang was arrested while visiting family in the country where he was born. LOME, Togo, December 11, 2017-Cameroonian authorities detained Patrice Nganang , a Cameroonian-American academic and columnist, as he attempted to fly to Zimbabwe from Douala on December 6, according to his lawyer and media reports. (more...)
Johnson to satisfy Iranian president on second day of talks Johnson to satisfy Iranian president on second day of talks
- December 12, 2017

Johnson and Zarif discussed an Iranian law under which prisoners can be released after a third of their sentence. The Foreign Secretary met with President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday to cap-off a whistle-stop diplomacy drive on behalf of Nazanin, jailed in April on trumped-up spying charges. (more...)
Keir Starmer: Labour backs 'easy' movement of European Union migrants Keir Starmer: Labour backs 'easy' movement of European Union migrants
- December 12, 2017

Sir Keir Starmer gave the most detailed account yet of Labour's stance as he hinted that the party could back a second referendum on relations with the EU. He said: "The logic of the position Keir was taking yesterday.is that we should go for full membership of the single market and customs union in the long term". (more...)
Malaysian army 'ready to perform its duty' towards Palestinians Malaysian army 'ready to perform its duty' towards Palestinians
- December 12, 2017

Hussein termed USA decision of moving embassy to Jerusalem "a slap on the face of Muslims". Trump's announcement last week that the USA would be moving its embassy to Jerusalem was a "slap in the face for the entire Muslim world", Hishammuddin said and added Malaysia "should be prepared to face any actuality". (more...)
Renewed calls for Sam Dastyari to be removed from Parliament Renewed calls for Sam Dastyari to be removed from Parliament
- December 12, 2017

Labor Senator Sam Dastyari has announced his resignation from the Senate following a tumultuous week in Canberra. Cabinet minister Peter Dutton again claimed Senator Dastyari was a " double agent " - a description Labor frontbencher Tony Burke labelled a pathetic "overreach". (more...)
Britain and European Union reach Brexit breakthrough Britain and European Union reach Brexit breakthrough
- December 12, 2017

The breakthrough came after Mrs May rushed to Brussels before dawn with an offer for European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker: a financial settlement, an agreement on Europeans living in Britain and a solution for keeping open the border that divides the island of Ireland after the split. (more...)

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