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State Trooper Shot in the Head in Southern Indiana State Trooper Shot in the Head in Southern Indiana
- December 13, 2017

Police say Kays became combative, pulled a handgun and fired at the trooper, who was shot in the head. Evans then returned to his auto and gave chase for a short distance until Kays was able to escape. An Indiana State Trooper escorted by police to Univ. Hospital. Additional information about the incident or the suspect were not immediately available. (more...)
Absence of statues from Katas Raj temple worries SC Absence of statues from Katas Raj temple worries SC
- December 13, 2017

Pakistan's Supreme Court made these observations during a hearing they initiated of their own accord on the reasons for a pond drying up at the famous Katas Raj Temples in a place called Chakwal. The apex court had also expressed dismay over the absence of representations of Hindu deities in the historic Sri Ram and Hanuman temples in the complex and sought an explanation from the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) in this regard a day earlier. (more...)
Chanting mantras, ringing bells no longer allowed in Amarnath cave: NGT Chanting mantras, ringing bells no longer allowed in Amarnath cave: NGT
- December 13, 2017

The green court disallowed the ringing of bells and chanting of ' mantras' and ' jayakaras' in the shrine area and said pilgrims would not be allowed to carry personal belongings including their mobile phones beyond the last checkpoint. (more...)
Amruta Fadnavis Trolled For Attending Christmas-themed Charity Event Amruta Fadnavis Trolled For Attending Christmas-themed Charity Event
- December 13, 2017

The troll brigade has become active on Twitter again and this time the target is Amruta Fadnavis, wife of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. "I can't stop a serene action bcoz of some wrong deeds!", reported Indian Express . In her defence, Amruta said that she is a "proud Hindu" and thought of nothing but an event of a good cause and smile on the faces of the children. (more...)
Chennai cop shot dead in Rajasthan while chasing gold robbery suspects Chennai cop shot dead in Rajasthan while chasing gold robbery suspects
- December 13, 2017

On Wednesday morning, the team went to a godown in Rampura Kalan village within Jaithran police station limits in Bali district, where the suspects were hiding. The police personnel from Chennai had two pistols for their personal safety. "We were aware that Chennai police was here but not about the raid conducted by them", the SP said. (more...)
Not undergone any makeover, BJP distorted my image: Rahul Gandhi Not undergone any makeover, BJP distorted my image: Rahul Gandhi
- December 13, 2017

With just one day left for electioneering for the second phase of the Gujarat elections , Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought to play mind games with the Opposition, claiming that the Congress had admitted defeat in the first phase of the polls as it had been levelling allegations of EVM tampering. (more...)
Alpesh Thakor knows secret behind PM Modi's fair complexion Alpesh Thakor knows secret behind PM Modi's fair complexion
- December 13, 2017

Thakore's statement is all the more surprising as it comes in the wake of senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar calling PM Modi " neech " (low born) which was a major embarrassment for the party forcing Aiyar to apologise after Rahul Gandhi's intervention. (more...)
Zuma ordered to pay for state capture litigation from his own pocket Zuma ordered to pay for state capture litigation from his own pocket
- December 13, 2017

Some of the respondents - the EFF, UDM and Cope - also reportedly want the court to issue an order declaring that Zuma's failure to comply with Madonsela's remedial action is inconsistent with the Constitution. Gauteng judge president Dunstan Mlambo, along with deputy judge president P Mojapelo and judge DS Fourie said President Zuma's overall conduct in the protracted litigation surrounding the release of the report left them with no option but to find that he must be held personally liable ... (more...)
Pakistan to submit response to ICJ in Indian spy Kulbhushan case today Pakistan to submit response to ICJ in Indian spy Kulbhushan case today
- December 13, 2017

Sources in the Pakistan Foreign Office have told India Today that the memoir "effectively replies to all questions and arguments raised by India". Highly placed sources say that Pakistan will "reject" all "claims" made by India in front of the global court regarding "consular access" to Jadhav. (more...)
Earnings Clues on Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL), Depomed, Inc. (DEPO) Analyst's Predictions Earnings Clues on Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL), Depomed, Inc. (DEPO) Analyst's Predictions
- December 13, 2017

The company has market cap of $2.28 billion. The company holds 90.70 million outstanding shares and 90.00 million shares are floating in market. Huntington National Bank increased M & T Bank Corp (MTB) stake by 15.26% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. (more...)
Trump renews vows to end family-based immigration post NYC attack Trump renews vows to end family-based immigration post NYC attack
- December 13, 2017

The choice of NY is always for a reason, because we are beacons of the world. "The first attacker came through the visa lottery and the second through chain migration", Trump told reporters after he signed the National Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA) 2018. (more...)
Riot risk to EU Withdrawal Invoice Riot risk to EU Withdrawal Invoice
- December 13, 2017

He promised there would be "a number of votes" on the final deal struck between the United Kingdom and EU. But Mr Grieve said the bill as now worded would allow ministers to implement the agreement themselves without consulting MPs. And the possibility of a House of Commons showdown on Wednesday has already sparked a fresh bout of Tory infighting over Brexit. This motion by Grieve and the other rebels has angered Brexiteers, who have accused them of trying to derail the important bill. (more...)
Men facing felony charges in connection with shark-dragging video Men facing felony charges in connection with shark-dragging video
- December 13, 2017

In a now-deleted Instagram comment on a post promoting the premiere of "Siesta Key", cast member Alex Kompothecras acknowledged his relationship with an individual in the shark-dragging video but distanced himself from the incident. It shows the shark being brutally dragged behind a speedboat as men are heard laughing at the helpless creature. The 10-second video, which outraged Floridians, local politicians and animal activists alike, showed a shark tethered behind a speeding ... (more...)
Centre indefinitely extends deadline for Aadhaar-bank account linkage Centre indefinitely extends deadline for Aadhaar-bank account linkage
- December 13, 2017

This is clear from the amendment in the Prevention of Money Laundering Rules made via a notification yesterday. These reporting entities can be any one like stockbroker, chit fund company, cooperative bank, housing finance institution and non-banking finance companies. (more...)
Sunny skies with highs in the 60s today in Boulder Sunny skies with highs in the 60s today in Boulder
- December 13, 2017

Winds will die down during the afternoon and we'll remain under sunny skies with highs around 54, a good 10-15 degrees cooler than yesterday. Winds will be gusty at times up to 24 miles per hour. By Sunday, highs will drop back to the low 60s with clearing skies through the day and winds will turn to the northwest at 5-10 miles per hour. Thursday night will cool to the low/ mid-30s with clear skies. (more...)
Austria: At least 1 dead, 21 injured in gas hub blast Austria: At least 1 dead, 21 injured in gas hub blast
- December 13, 2017

The explosion site, Baumgarten, is a key distribution and reception hub for gas exports and imports, including from Russia, Europe's biggest gas supplier. Operator Gas Connect Austria said Tuesday evening that it would start restoring gas flows. GCA added "Austria's natural gas supply can be covered for the foreseeable future". (more...)
Brexit: Theresa May facing 'real possibility' of Withdrawal Bill defeat Brexit: Theresa May facing 'real possibility' of Withdrawal Bill defeat
- December 13, 2017

The bill is now making its way through Parliament, where MPs from across the House of Commons have been trying to amend it. He promised there would be "a number of votes" on the final deal struck between the United Kingdom and EU. Rebel Conservative MPs are confident of attracting enough cross-party support to pass an amendment to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill giving Parliament a meaningful vote on a final Brexit deal. (more...)
Urawa beats African champion to claim fifth at Club World Cup Urawa beats African champion to claim fifth at Club World Cup
- December 13, 2017

Urawa, which went down 1-0 to Al Jazira in a quarterfinal clash last weekend, ended its second Club World Cup appearance in fifth place. Honda played the full 90 minutes for the Mexican side for the second straight game, but a 95th minute strike from substitute Everton saw Gremio lock up a match with the victor of Wednesday's semifinal between Real Madrid and Al Jazira. (more...)
Akshay Kumar Drops A Hint About The Film's Trailer — Padman New Poster Akshay Kumar Drops A Hint About The Film's Trailer — Padman New Poster
- December 13, 2017

They both pose as husband and wife and look like a flawless happy couple in the poster. "Find out how. #PadMan, this Republic Day, 26.01.18 @PadManTheFilm @sonamakapoor @radhika_apte @mrsfunnybones @SonyPicsIndia @kriarj #RBalki". Meanwhile, Akshay has also wrapped his other film Gold just the past weekend. The lady was so inspired by the story of Arunachalam that she wrote about him in her book, The Legend Of Lakshmi Prasad. (more...)
Jimmy Kimmel Makes Another Emotional Plea For Children's Health Care Jimmy Kimmel Makes Another Emotional Plea For Children's Health Care
- December 13, 2017

Billy was born with heart defects that required open heart surgery immediately after his birth, followed by this most recent surgery. Jimmy said. Sure enough, Billy looked perfectly healthy during his highly anticipated TV debut, adorably gurgling and looking out at the audience with curiosity. (more...)
Fireworks, Handshakes And Garlands Welcome Rahul Gandhi At His Delhi Residence
- December 13, 2017

Besides, the 71-year-old Sonia will also continue to hold the post of chairman of the United Progressive Alliance and deal with friendly parties. Led by the J&K Congress chief G A Mir, Congress workers assembled at the Shahidi Chowk headquarters and celebrated the unopposed election of Rahul Gandhi . (more...)
AirAsia names new CEO for Malaysia-based operations AirAsia names new CEO for Malaysia-based operations
- December 13, 2017

AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes made the announcement of this and other senior appointments at a press conference today. Refuting allegations that Aireen would be leaving the airline, AirAsia group CEO Tan Sri Tony Fernandes said Aireen was promoted to deputy group CEO in charge of digital, transformation and corporate services. (more...)
Window from U.S. military chopper likely fell onto school in Japan's Okinawa Window from U.S. military chopper likely fell onto school in Japan's Okinawa
- December 13, 2017

A student was slightly injured by small stones that were scattered by the impact when the object fell on the playground of the school in the city of Ginowan, located just next to U.S. On Dec. 7, a small cylindrical object crashed onto the roof of the Midorigaoka nursery school from a USA military helicopter. Founders of No Helipad Takae Resident Society of Okinawa discuss their organization's USA militarization resistance efforts during a public forum at the UOG Lecture Hall on October 24, ... (more...)
What Politicians Are Saying About 'Pope' Dan Johnson What Politicians Are Saying About 'Pope' Dan Johnson
- December 13, 2017

Whether it's a special election or the planned 2018 election, Belcher says she'll be running for the 49th district seat she held before being unseated by Johnson. "We hope the relevant law enforcement agencies took this matter seriously when it was initially investigated, and that follow-up steps are being taken to ensure nothing was missed that might materially change the course of the case". (more...)
Police arrest 3 after man thrown off Shelton-Derby Bridge Police arrest 3 after man thrown off Shelton-Derby Bridge
- December 13, 2017

The victim and his brother tried to see if Hannum was okay, and then tried to walk away. She allegedly told police she was on the bridge at the time of the incident, but denied Rottjer had thrown the victim off the bridge. "I did it", he reportedly said. There were also several pictures of Rottjer on the phone, one of which showed him wearing the same jacket he was allegedly wearing during the fight on the bridge. (more...)
Seaplane ride: Omar says PM violated security guidelines Seaplane ride: Omar says PM violated security guidelines
- December 13, 2017

Narendra Modi's much-hyped seaplane ride came on the last day of the campaign for the second phase of Gujarat Assembly election which is scheduled to take place on Thursday. "All this is for 125 crore Indians". John Goulet, the seaplane's Canadian pilot, called Modi a "very good passenger ". Developing these aircrafts for the citizens might ease water and air travel. (more...)
Irish border lives, livelihoods hinge on Brexit Irish border lives, livelihoods hinge on Brexit
- December 13, 2017

Relations between Northern Ireland and the Republic are at their lowest ebb in 25 years thanks to Dublin's "arrogant" approach to the Brexit talks, a senior DUP MP has warned. There's been deep concern in Northern Ireland that the government in London would create customs checks between Northern Ireland and the rest of the U.K. (more...)
Jeff Merkley says Donald Trump should be held accountable for harassment claims Jeff Merkley says Donald Trump should be held accountable for harassment claims
- December 13, 2017

Al Franken losing their jobs over misconduct allegations, a couple of high-profile Democratic senators suggested that the president should do the same. Though the allegations emerged in the final weeks of last year's campaign, Trump went on to win the presidency. A recent piece from the Atlantic highlights the 19 women who have accused Trump of misconduct, stretching as far back as 1989, with the most recent report from 2013. (more...)
Delhi govt proposes to bear treatment cost of road accident Delhi govt proposes to bear treatment cost of road accident
- December 13, 2017

The Delhi government has approved its " accident victim" scheme under which the AAP government will provide emergency care and medical treatment to victims of fire incidents, road accidents and acid attacks free of cost once he or she is admitted to a hospital. (more...)
Bermuda is going to re-ban same-sex marriage Bermuda is going to re-ban same-sex marriage
- December 13, 2017

Same-sex marriage in the country was passed in May after Bermudian Winston Godwin and Canadian Greg DeRoche won their right to marry in the county's Supreme Court, according to PinkNews . "I don't like to accept that it is OK for us to treat our sisters and brothers differently, whether fair or unfair, to treat them differently under similar circumstances", she noted. (more...)

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