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Tunisia demands formal UAE apology over women ban Tunisia demands formal UAE apology over women ban
- December 27, 2017

Several Tunisian women reportedly said their journeys to the U.A.E. had been delayed and some reported their visas had to undergo additional examination. He added that the UAE valued and respected Tunisian women. A tit-for-tat dispute began on Friday when Emirates prohibited female Tunisian passengers from being able to board flights to the UAE - without giving a reason. (more...)
Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd (AEM) Position Cut by Profund Advisors LLC
- December 27, 2017

It has underperformed by 10.87% the S&P500. Profund Advisors LLC cut its stake in shares of Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd (NYSE: AEM ) (TSE:AEM) by 0.9% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. Whittier Trust invested in 0.01% or 8,422 shares. (NYSE:GIMO). Great West Life Assurance Can holds 49,725 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust stated it has 144,602 shares. (more...)
Saudi Arabia says it intercepts ballistic missile fired from Yemen Saudi Arabia says it intercepts ballistic missile fired from Yemen
- December 27, 2017

In a brief statement, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders suggested the United States believed Iran bore ultimate responsibility for the December 19 missile attack against the palace in Riyadh. "Targeting residential areas through ballistic missiles is a violation of worldwide humanitarian laws". "There are no reported casualties at this time". (more...)
Angola Eyes Big Benefits From AngoSat-1 Launch Angola Eyes Big Benefits From AngoSat-1 Launch
- December 27, 2017

The Zenit-3SLBF comprises a Zenit-3SLB launch vehicle, designed by Pivdenne Bureau, and Fregat-SB booster stage and payload fairing, both developed by Russia's NPO Lavochkin Scientific and Production Association. Earlier this year, Angola made public its long-term plan for its space programme, which envisages a steady expansion in the coming years. Angola is one of the few sub-Saharan African countries in space. (more...)
Shooter kills one, wounds three at Moscow confectionary factory Shooter kills one, wounds three at Moscow confectionary factory
- December 27, 2017

Special forces were preparing to storm the Menshevik sweet plant. There are no hostages inside. A security guard at a confectionery factory was shot dead on Wednesday in clashes between the former owner and the current management, the Russian Investigative Committee said. (more...)
Caldwell addresses media after Lions' playoff hopes dashed: 'Season's not over yet' Caldwell addresses media after Lions' playoff hopes dashed: 'Season's not over yet'
- December 27, 2017

There was every opportunity for the Lions to prove they were the better team, and they didn't take any of them. Caldwell, on the hot seat for the third straight season, had kept the Lions on the fringes of the playoff race with back-to-back wins over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Chicago Bears the last two weeks. (more...)
Obama warns of social media dangers, in interview with Prince Harry Obama warns of social media dangers, in interview with Prince Harry
- December 27, 2017

Former US President Barack Obama has warned against the irresponsible use of social media that fosters division and leads to the "Balkanisation of society", in what was seen as a dig at his successor and prolific tweeter Donald Trump . (more...)
Trump criticizes Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director as he plans retirement Trump criticizes Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director as he plans retirement
- December 27, 2017

Trump's complaints against Comey were based on his leaking of details of conversations the two men had while Comey was still FBI Director, as well as his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. It was also revealed that texts sent between agents on special prosecutor Robert Mueller's team had sent text messages amongst themselves calling Mr Trump an "idiot". (more...)
British woman indicted by Egyptian court for smuggling painkiller tablets British woman indicted by Egyptian court for smuggling painkiller tablets
- December 27, 2017

Plummer has maintained the drugs were for her Egyptian boyfriend who suffers from chronic back pain. Laura's sister Jayne Synclair has described the conditions in which she was held before her trial as a "living hell" and fears they will be even worse in jail. (more...)
Cold & Partly Sunny Today, Lows in the Teens Tonight Cold & Partly Sunny Today, Lows in the Teens Tonight
- December 27, 2017

A stray flurry possible south of Indy with no accumulation expected. Winds N 5-15 miles per hour producing wind chills in the single digits both above and below zero. That's when the bottom falls out. The pattern looks like a quiet one, but we'll have to watch Sunday with a signal for a bit of snow there. Temperatures will stay well below normal through the weekend and into the middle of next week. (more...)
In interview to Prince Harry, Barack Obama warns of social media dangers In interview to Prince Harry, Barack Obama warns of social media dangers
- December 27, 2017

The British government is reportedly anxious that United States President Donald Trump will be offended if he doesn't get the royal invitation to Harry and Meghan's royal wedding which is scheduled to May 19, 2018, and former and most loved president Barack Obama and her wife former First Lady Michelle Obama are. (more...)
Emergency Medical Evacuations Begin in Syria Emergency Medical Evacuations Begin in Syria
- December 27, 2017

It said the remainder would be evacuated in the coming days. UNICEF said its aid workers described seeing one of the worst health situations since the conflict began in 2011 during a rare worldwide aid convoy to a neighborhood in the Eastern Ghouta district at the end of November. (more...)
European Union questions Russia's 2018 vote after Navalny decision European Union questions Russia's 2018 vote after Navalny decision
- December 27, 2017

Russian Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman Maria Zakharova called US Department of State's reaction on the Russian Central Election Commission's decision not to accept documents of opposition figure Alexei Navalny, who wanted to run for president, an interference in the Russian presidential election. (more...)
Irishman dies after incident in Australia Irishman dies after incident in Australia
- December 27, 2017

According to The Irish Times , the Corkman was transferred to hospital in the aftermath of the incident where he was put on life support. So sorry to hear of the passing of Charlie McCarthy of Upper Aghada who lived in Perth with his young family. (more...)
Natural disaster: 4.0 quake strikes near San Jose Natural disaster: 4.0 quake strikes near San Jose
- December 27, 2017

Geological Survey. Tuesday night's shallow magnitude 4.0 natural disaster was reported nine miles from San Jose at 10:32 p.m. local time at a depth of 5.6 miles about 8 miles east of the Alum Rock area. The U.S. Geological Survey said the shaking was also felt in Marin County, San Francisco, the Peninsula, East Bay and the South Bay. Others said they could feel it in Santa Clara, Hayward, Milpitas, Mountain View, Fremont, Gilroy and Palo Alto. (more...)
CNN cameras capture video of Trump golfing in Florida
- December 27, 2017

But it appears he decided hit the golf course instead. Soon after returning to his Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach from the outing at 2 p.m., Trump launched a tweetstorm against Andrew McCabe , deputy director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the former director he fired in May, calling him "leakin' James Comey". (more...)
Mum hopes royal photo can pay for university Mum hopes royal photo can pay for university
- December 27, 2017

Both Prince Harry and the Duchess of Cambridge are looking directly into the camera with relaxed and natural smiles. Her image made the front pages of the Sun , Daily Mail , Mirror, Star, Daily Telegraph and Express newspapers. "Now I want to save money for my daughter for (university) and if I can do that, and can get that opportunity, that's incredible". Ms Murdoch's photograph has made the front page of almost every major newspaper in the United Kingdom - acknowledgement that ... (more...)
South Korea says South Korea says "comfort women" row with Japan unresolved despite 2015 deal
- December 27, 2017

As for "what to do with the accord, which some 70% of the South Korean public finds unacceptable", South Korea will "keep all options open and communicate with victims and support groups", she said. Japan has been requesting the "faithful implementation" of the agreement. Such a conclusion will be included in a verification report set to be released on Wednesday by the task force consisting mainly of private-sector experts, according to Kang. (more...)
Judge: American accused of ties to IS must have lawyer Judge: American accused of ties to IS must have lawyer
- December 27, 2017

Late last month, the USA government acknowledged that it has detained an American citizen accused of fighting with IS for months without fulfilling his request to see a lawyer. In a ruling issued late on Saturday, U.S. District Court Judge Tanya Chutkan denied a government request to dismiss an ACLU challenge to the unidentified man's detention, rejecting the claim that the organization has no standing in the matter. (more...)
Karnataka: Union minister Anant Kumar Hegde hints at removing 'secular' from Constitution Karnataka: Union minister Anant Kumar Hegde hints at removing 'secular' from Constitution
- December 27, 2017

Those who call themselves secular are like people "without parentage", the minister had said . Hegde, a five-time Lok Sabha member from Uttara Kannada, is no stranger to controversies. "His remarks have not only denigrated and demolished the values, principles and the soul of the Constitution, but has also exposed their false love for Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar which they keep propagating to win votes.Any maleficence attempt to modify this by BJP-RSS will be fought by the Congress party with all ... (more...)
California Governor Pardons Criminals To Prevent Deportation California Governor Pardons Criminals To Prevent Deportation
- December 27, 2017

The Democratic governor moved as federal officials in recent months have detained and deported immigrants with felony convictions that resulted in the loss of their legal residency status, including many with nonviolent offenses that occurred years ago. (more...)
Gohmert: Mueller 'would love to get Trump's scalp' Gohmert: Mueller 'would love to get Trump's scalp'
- December 27, 2017

Sanders also noted that Mueller , a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, had broad bipartisan support in Washington before he took over the Trump probe and became a target for conservatives. (more...)
Sorry Ladies, Looks Like Jordan Spieth is off the Market Sorry Ladies, Looks Like Jordan Spieth is off the Market
- December 27, 2017

Spieth and Verret are officially engaged to be married, if the Internet is true. A photo on Sunday night is doing the round and it shows Jordan and girlfriend Annie Verret showing off an engagement ring. foot Dallas mansion worth $7.1 million, the publication reported. Spieth and Verret have always been one of golf's low-key power couples, preferring privacy to the social media fanfare favored by some other stars. (more...)
Forecast: Heavy lake snow for some, but Arctic cold for all Forecast: Heavy lake snow for some, but Arctic cold for all
- December 27, 2017

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Wayne County from 1 am Wednesday through 7 pm Wednesday , and a Winter Weather Advisory is also in effect for Onondaga, Madison and Southern Oneida counties from 1 am Wednesday until 7 am Thursday . (more...)
Sydney mother faces death penalty over drug smuggling in Malaysia Sydney mother faces death penalty over drug smuggling in Malaysia
- December 27, 2017

Exposto said he even asked for her hand in marriage in 2013. But customs officials noticed an item inside that appeared "green" during scans of Exposto's belongings at Kuala Lumpur airport. She added her relationship with her husband was then "getting a bit sour", and the soldier made her feel loved and wanted as he would sing to her a few times per day and send poems. (more...)
Russian Government Condemns US Decision To Provide Lethal Anti-Tank Weapons to Ukraine Russian Government Condemns US Decision To Provide Lethal Anti-Tank Weapons to Ukraine
- December 27, 2017

The Russian deputy foreign minister urged the United States and Canada to analyze the potential consequences of selling lethal weapons to Ukraine. Russian Federation has cause for concern and disappointment with the planned delivery of weapons to Ukraine from the United States and Canada. (more...)
Himachal Pradesh CM: Dhumal said not in race for top job Himachal Pradesh CM: Dhumal said not in race for top job
- December 27, 2017

Present at the function along with Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP ) chief Amit Shah were Union Ministers including Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari as well as chief ministers of BJP ruled states including Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath. (more...)
Liquor in ambulance, belly dancer at doctors' bash Liquor in ambulance, belly dancer at doctors' bash
- December 27, 2017

In the video one can also see doctors dancing to popular Bollywood tunes. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has reprimanded the district magistrate and the chief medical officer, India Today reported. While the party-attendees at Lala Lajpat Rai Medical college went all out in their revelry, the patients were highly inconvenienced. The principal said he is yet to find out if the ambulance used to ferry the liquor bottles belonged to the college or some other private hospital. (more...)
Tuesday's matchup: Bulls at Bucks Tuesday's matchup: Bulls at Bucks
- December 27, 2017

The Bulls played great defense down the stretch to give them the big win. Nikola Mirotic scored 24 points off the bench, and Kris Dunn finished with 20 as the Chicago Bulls snapped a two-game losing streak with a 115-106 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night at the Bradley Center. (more...)
Cities sue Defense Department over reporting to federal background check database Cities sue Defense Department over reporting to federal background check database
- December 27, 2017

The shooter had been convicted of domestic abuse, but his name was not forwarded to the FBI's background-check database that would have prevented him from legally buying a gun. The suit hopes to force the Department to do a better job of reporting the criminal history of service members seeking to buy guns. "So if the Department of Defense is not reporting military convictions into that database, it's hard for us to trust our permitting process", he said. (more...)

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