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In Kerala, CPM's New Poster Boy Puzzles Many, Draws Jeers From BJP In Kerala, CPM's New Poster Boy Puzzles Many, Draws Jeers From BJP
- December 17, 2017

However, CPIM's district secretary said, "The poster must be a mistake made by the party's local factions" as he asserted that "the party has asked that it must be removed". Hope the left is not planning to launch:rocket: missiles at the RSS, BJP offices as their next gruesome agenda! Patra wrote on Twitter, referring to the BJP's ideological parent, RSS, which has been locked in a bloody turf war with the communist party in Kerala. (more...)
United Kingdom military prioritises protection of undersea cables from Russian attack United Kingdom military prioritises protection of undersea cables from Russian attack
- December 17, 2017

Most of the cables are unprotected in worldwide waters. It said there was now no alternative to using the cables making Britain vulnerable to a terrorist attack as the lines were highly concentrated at a small number of landing sites. "In addition Russian Federation continues to flawless unconventional - capabilities and information warfare". It revealed United States intelligence officials had spoken of Russian submarines "aggressively operating" near Atlantic cables. (more...)
Republicans say Federal Bureau of Investigation officials' texts show anti-Trump bias on Mueller team Republicans say Federal Bureau of Investigation officials' texts show anti-Trump bias on Mueller team
- December 17, 2017

He cooked up the memo used to fire then-FBI Director James B. Comey on the spurious grounds that Comey treated Hillary Clinton unfairly (!) and had damaged morale at the FBI (blatantly untrue). Strzok's or Mr.Weissmann's case. Federal Bureau of Investigation agents are allowed to express opinions as private individuals, and officials who worked directly with Strzok said there were no indications of bias, the Times reported. (more...)
Hope session will be productive, says Modi Hope session will be productive, says Modi
- December 17, 2017

Congress leader Anand Sharma also got up and said Agarwal was trying to raise a point of order and asked whether this could be raised "only at a particular time". "Where was his concern for the dignity of the Prime Minister's office", Shah asked. He said the nation missed Singh's anger when the "monumental loot and plunder" were taking place during his tenure as the prime minister. (more...)
Bathinda coldest at 2.7 deg C as cold wave continues in Punjab Bathinda coldest at 2.7 deg C as cold wave continues in Punjab
- December 17, 2017

The night temperatures registered a further drop in Chandigarh as well and the low here settled at 7 degrees Celsius. Fog enveloped most parts including Ludhiana, Patiala, Amritsar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Hisar and Ambala, due to cold weather. (more...)
One killed in small plane crash in Franklin County One killed in small plane crash in Franklin County
- December 17, 2017

News Release will be sent out later today. The Indiana police are going to hand off the investigation to the Federal Aviation Administration. A reason for the fatal crash has not been released. (more...)
Prostitution racket busted, two actresses arrested from five-star hotels Prostitution racket busted, two actresses arrested from five-star hotels
- December 17, 2017

The cops also arrested Bengali TV Actress Subhra Chatarjee and Venkateswara Rao was also arrested by the cops. A police officer said two girls from Mumbai were arrested from the hotels. Following the arrests, the accused were handed over to Punjagutta police in the city. The two were rescued from different rooms during the raid on the hotel in Banjara Hills. (more...)
Fatal crash in Ness County Fatal crash in Ness County
- December 17, 2017

Phares' vehicle struck the front right corner of an oncoming vehicle that was traveling in the southbound lanes of the highway. A 19-year-old was killed in a crash with a tractor-trailer in Anderson County late Friday, according to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol. (more...)
Antipodean Advisors LLC Maintains Position in Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS)
- December 17, 2017

TransCanada Corporation (NYSE:TRP) has risen 15.03% since December 16, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 30.49% the S&P500. Eric Chen increased its stake in Exact Sciences Corp ( EXAS ) by 28.97% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
'Thousands' of emails uncovered in Trump Russia probe 'Thousands' of emails uncovered in Trump Russia probe
- December 17, 2017

Trump for America counsel Kory Langhofer told Senate and House lawmakers in a letter Saturday that a General Services Administration staffer "unlawfully produced" the records for Mueller's Russian Federation probe, according to the memo obtained by Axios and Buzzfeed. (more...)
Omarosa says Donald Trump is 'racial' but not racist Omarosa says Donald Trump is 'racial' but not racist
- December 17, 2017

I'm sure she'll be selling that story. The Late Night host then went on to delight in Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts giving Omarosa "the ideal sendoff": "bye, Felicia". Reports, however, suggest otherwise , with many claiming Manigault was sacked by Chief of Staff John Kelly , who had long bristled at her high-drama antics. (more...)
Saudi Releases Detained Palestinian Millionaire Sabih al-Masri Saudi Releases Detained Palestinian Millionaire Sabih al-Masri
- December 17, 2017

The Saudi authorities did not respond to requests for comment, while Masri could not be reached for comment. " He has been answering questions about his business and partners ", said a source familiar with the matter who did not elaborate nor confirm he was held. (more...)
Oldest Polar Bear in Captivity Celebrates 37th Birthday Oldest Polar Bear in Captivity Celebrates 37th Birthday
- December 17, 2017

Coldi, for short, has far outlived the typical lifespan for captive members of her species, which is around 23. "Coldilocks" is 37-years-old and you can see her enjoying her birthday cake. The animal lived with her partner, Klondike, for more than three decades before the bear passed away in 2015 at age 34. According to the World Wildlife Foundation, polar bears are considered vulnerable with their numbers in rapid decline due to climate change. (more...)
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (IDXX) Position Reduced by Royce & Associates LP
- December 17, 2017

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. The company has a market cap of $13,780.00, a P/E ratio of 52.27, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.35 and a beta of 0.42. Advsr Limited Limited Liability Corporation invested in 795 shares. BidaskClub cut shares of IDEXX Laboratories from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Saturday. (more...)
Key Taliban Commander Arrested In Nangarhar Night Raid Key Taliban Commander Arrested In Nangarhar Night Raid
- December 17, 2017

In the meantime, joint security forces have also carried out an operation in the same district, leaving five Daesh fighters killed and another four injured, he said. The militant groups have yet to make comments on the report. In the southern Kandahar province, a suicide vehicle bomber attacked a convoy of foreign forces, killing an Afghan woman and wounding five other civilian bystanders, said Gen. (more...)
What's Propelling Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) After Lower Shorts Reported?
- December 17, 2017

ING Groep NV now owns 8,313 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock worth $213,000 after purchasing an additional 39 shares in the last quarter. Cowen reiterated a "hold" rating and issued a $30.00 target price on shares of Murphy Oil in a report on Sunday, September 17th. (more...)
Omarosa Manigault Newman to resign from Trump administration Omarosa Manigault Newman to resign from Trump administration
- December 17, 2017

The former reality TV star, whose duties in the Trump administration were never especially clear, has handed in her resignation, according to a statement from White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders . During the 2016 presidential campaign, Newman rallied crowds ahead of the then-candidate, traveling the country with an informal group of other "women for Trump" to make the case for the candidate. (more...)
Saudi allows women to drive trucks and motorcycles Saudi allows women to drive trucks and motorcycles
- December 17, 2017

The announcement was made by the Saudi General Department of Traffic (GDT) on Friday stating that women will be allowed to drive trucks once the required conditions and guidelines have been met; now in force for males only, sadi a report in Al Arabiya . (more...)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to marry on 19 May 2018 Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to marry on 19 May 2018
- December 17, 2017

Just a few weeks after the engagement between Harry and Meghan was announced on November 27, Kensington Palace confirmed the date on which they will marry: the pair is set to walk down the aisle on May 19, 2018 . The date breaks with tradition as royal weddings usually take place on a weekday - the Queen Wednesday on a Thursday and the Duke of Cambridge on a Friday. (more...)
At least two killed as quake strikes Indonesia At least two killed as quake strikes Indonesia
- December 17, 2017

The tremor was felt across the island including in the capital Jakarta, some 300 kilometres from the epicentre. Authorities say a 62-year-old man in the Ciamis region and an 80-year-old woman in Pekalongan city died in building collapses. (more...)
Putin declares victory on visit to air base in Syria Putin declares victory on visit to air base in Syria
- December 17, 2017

It also follows the Russian announcement last week that the Syrian army under the Russian air cover routed the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ( ISIS ) in eastern Syria and fully restored control over the border with Iraq. He did not say how many troops and weapons would stay behind. It also intends to expand the Tartus facility significantly to make it a full-scale naval base capable of hosting warships, including cruiser-sized vessels. (more...)
Bank of England challenges monetary orthodoxy Bank of England challenges monetary orthodoxy
- December 17, 2017

United Kingdom inflation is, we believe, going to be a major consideration for investors in 2018. The MPC today repeated its view that inflation was "likely to be close to its peak". The decision comes as British Prime Minister heads to Brussels for a summit of European Union leaders where she hopes to win approval for the Brexit talks to move onto trade matters following an agreement last week on citizens' rights, the Irish border and Britain's divorce payment. (more...)
Bomb and Gun Attack on Christian Church in Pakistan Bomb and Gun Attack on Christian Church in Pakistan
- December 17, 2017

On the instructions of CM Balochistan and Health Ministry, an emergency has been declared in public hospitals of Quetta . At least four people were killed and 18 injured in the attack, officials said. Balochistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti in a statement said, "Hundreds of worshippers were attending services at the church ahead of Christmas at the time of attack". (more...)
Killing of civilian by troops triggers clashes in Kupwara Killing of civilian by troops triggers clashes in Kupwara
- December 17, 2017

Thereafter, militants opened fire towards army ambush party which was retaliated, an Indian army spokesman said. Senior Superintendent of Police Kupwara, Shamsheer Hussain, while confirming the killing told GNS that it was a case of "mistaken identity". (more...)
"Processing" Visa Of Kulbhushan Jadhav's Mother, Wife
- December 17, 2017

Pakistan is now expected to inform the ICJ that since it has agreed to provide consular access to the prisoner, India's plea at the world court be declared infructuous. India has dismissed the charges levelled against Jadhav by Pakistan and said he was kidnapped from the Iranian port of Chabahar, where he was running a business. (more...)
Saturday Night Live' decorates the Christmas tree with Trump, skewers Roy Moore Saturday Night Live' decorates the Christmas tree with Trump, skewers Roy Moore
- December 17, 2017

Scarlett Johansson made a surprise cameo as Ivanka Trump, bringing an ornament of Roy Moore , the GOP candidate for the Alabama Senate seat who lost on Tuesday to Democrat Doug Jones . McKinnon played Jeff Sessions as the "elf on the shelf", recalling "a simpler time when you were judged not by the colour of your skin.but wait, it was by the colour of your skin". (more...)
Port Authority Explosion: What We Know About Suspect Akayed Ullah Port Authority Explosion: What We Know About Suspect Akayed Ullah
- December 17, 2017

NYPD and FDNY officials place a person into an ambulance on 8th Avenue between 42nd and 43rd streets after an explosion beneath the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey bus terminal in Manhattan Monday morning, December 11, 2017. He obtained a green card and became a permanent US resident. The victims' injuries are said to be minor, but the suspect is suffering with burns and lacerations. (more...)
Many of Trump's comments 'racially charged', says ex-White House staffer Omarosa
- December 17, 2017

A friend of Omarosa's , a conservative media personality Armstrong Williams, questioned the timing of her ouster by writing on Facebook, "Funny how her story is knocking Roy Moore off front pages". As the only African American in this White House ... Omarosa appeared on Trump's NBC reality series The Apprentice in 2004 and Celebrity Apprentice in 2008 and 2013. (more...)
Bangladeshi man faces state and federal terror charges in NY Bangladeshi man faces state and federal terror charges in NY
- December 17, 2017

Mayor Bill de Blasio called the blast an attempted terrorist attack, and officials said it appeared to be a rare if not unprecedented attempt at suicide bombing on us soil. They said he was reaching for a cellphone and they grabbed his hands. Investigators said it was not clear if he set the bomb off intentionally or prematurely. (more...)
Ukraine To Likely Extradite Saakashvili To Georgia Ukraine To Likely Extradite Saakashvili To Georgia
- December 17, 2017

Saakashvili faces separate charges in Ukraine, and Lutsenko left open the possibility he could still be tried in the country should the extradition process to Tbilisi be delayed. Saakashvili resigned his Odesa position in November 2016, complaining of rampant corruption, and has since turned his outspoken rhetoric on former ally President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine. (more...)

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