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Five killed after multiple attackers open fire on church in Egypt Five killed after multiple attackers open fire on church in Egypt
- December 29, 2017

Al-Ahram published a picture of the alleged assailant's body, showing a bearded man wearing an explosive vest lying on the street. Two of the victims have been identified as police officers, the Interior Ministry said, but it was not immediately clear whether the gunman was one of the three to have died. (more...)
Statement presented out of context by media channels: Saad Rafique Statement presented out of context by media channels: Saad Rafique
- December 29, 2017

He further said that the Indian propaganda is for its local media only. Director Mike Pompeo issued a stern warning to Pakistan that if it did not act against the alleged terrorist safe havens inside the country, then the United States would be forced to destroy them on its own. (more...)
Google Doodle commemorates renowned Kannada writer Kuvempu's 113 birth anniversary Google Doodle commemorates renowned Kannada writer Kuvempu's 113 birth anniversary
- December 29, 2017

Incidentally, it is also the golden jubilee of the author's novel Malegalalli Madumagalu . Born in Mysuru on this day, Kuvempu is the first among Kannada writers to be awarded the prestigious Jnanpith Award. He was also a staunch champion of gender equality, anti-casteism and anti-superstition. The large body of work he left behind spans many genres, but he is primarily known for his poetry, the subject of his verses often being derived from nature. (more...)
Eng student held for killing mom, burning body in Thiruvananthapuram Eng student held for killing mom, burning body in Thiruvananthapuram
- December 29, 2017

In fact, it is Akshay himself who informed the police of his mother's charred body lying behind their house in a wasteyard on Tuesday. "The boy suspected his mother was involved in some illicit relationship". But she refused to pay it and told him to ask his father. The police took him to custody after finding discrepancies in his statements. According to the police, after he ensured that his mother was dead, he burned her in the place where they normally burn the waste, using petrol. (more...)
All CHP officers on duty for holiday weekend All CHP officers on duty for holiday weekend
- December 29, 2017

The California Highway Patrol came together to mourn the loss of a local officer killed in the line of duty. "While alcohol-impaired driving remains the most serious problem on our roadways, the percentage of drivers in fatal crashes with other impairing substances in their system keeps rising", police said in a social media post. (more...)
S.African parliament failed to hold Zuma to account: top court S.African parliament failed to hold Zuma to account: top court
- December 29, 2017

The case brought by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)‚ the United Democratic Movement and the Congress of the People asks the Constitutional Court to tell Parliament to start a procedure in which impeachment proceedings could start. The UDM's Bantu Holomisa called for swift action. "We welcome the judgment by the [Constitutional Court]". The National Assembly's failure to determine whether the president had breached section 89 of the Constitution was declared inconsistent with this ... (more...)
George Weah Elected President George Weah Elected President
- December 29, 2017

But Weah wasted no time in acknowledging his win. "My fellow Liberians, I deeply feel the emotion of all the nation", he tweeted. Having grown up in a slum in the capital Monrovia, his success against all odds has inspired especially young Liberians who sense that Weah understands what the country needs. (more...)
Trump slams China over reported North Korea oil sales: 'Caught RED HANDED' Trump slams China over reported North Korea oil sales: 'Caught RED HANDED'
- December 29, 2017

A South Korean paper says China has been caught loading oil onto North Korean ships about 30 times since October, citing South Korean government sources and photos from USA satellites. It also specifically forbade ship-to-ship transfers of banned goods destined for North Korea. China and Russian Federation subsequently asked for more time to consider the proposal. (more...)
LA psychologist claims credit in gifting box of manure to Steve Mnuchin LA psychologist claims credit in gifting box of manure to Steve Mnuchin
- December 29, 2017

No evacuations were ordered, but the street was closed while authorities examined the large box. Strong works as a psychologist for Los Angeles County, he told 89.3 KPCC , and expects that delivering animal feces to the man in charge of the U.S. (more...)
Analysts See $4.06 EPS for Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT)
- December 29, 2017

The stock increased 0.10% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $63.01. About 386,694 shares traded. CME Group Inc. (CME) has risen 25.35% since December 28, 2016 and is uptrending. Us Fincl Bank De holds 0.01% or 72,601 shares. Among 21 analysts covering Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. (more...)
When will Doug Jones be sworn in to the US Senate? When will Doug Jones be sworn in to the US Senate?
- December 29, 2017

Jones is scheduled to be sworn in on January 3, when Congress returns from break. Alabama's new U.S. Senator will take office just after the new year, according to Secretary of State John Merrill . Jones is a former US attorney best known for prosecuting two Ku Klux Klansmen responsible for Birmingham's infamous 1963 church bombing. Moore said that the results show "that I did not know, nor had I ever had any sexual conduct with any of these individuals". (more...)
Why Californians may not be able to get property tax break Why Californians may not be able to get property tax break
- December 29, 2017

KCRA 3 checked with property tax offices in six nearby counties. Homeowners who prepaid their taxes based on estimated assessments, or who paid several years' worth of taxes at once, will probably fail to qualify. Already, the bulk of Americans don't itemize their deductions but claim the standard deduction instead. "So if you move that into 2017, when you're still itemizing and you make that payment, well then you'll increase your itemized deductions and you'll get a break". (more...)
Italian President dissolves parliament ahead of election Italian President dissolves parliament ahead of election
- December 29, 2017

As things stand, a centre-right alliance around Silvio Berlusconi's Forza Italia (Go Italy!) looks set to take the largest number of seats - potentially catapulting the 81-year-old four-times premier back to centre stage even though he can not become prime minister due to a tax fraud conviction. (more...)
Sister of TV actress dies after horror crash
- December 29, 2017

Jordan Brohier shared an image of his partner on his Facebook page on Friday alongside an emotional tribute where he called the 21-year-old the love of his life. His family released a statement saying their "hearts were broken" while also expressing sympathy for the Falkholt family. His son, Shane Whitall, took to Facebook about 12 hours after the crash to post a tribute to his father. (more...)
Kejriwal treated like 'peon' by Delhi's Lt Governor, claims RS member Kejriwal treated like 'peon' by Delhi's Lt Governor, claims RS member
- December 29, 2017

As the issue dominated the discussion on a bill related to Delhi, a number of opposition members raised the matter of the chief minister not being invited to the inauguration of Metro's Magenta Line. "This is going to be a hard one, but I accept your challenge", said Puri. Senior member Raj Gopal Verma said, "When the minister was saying that the inauguration was done in the UP sector, I was silent". (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn doesn't want a second referendum on Brexit Jeremy Corbyn doesn't want a second referendum on Brexit
- December 29, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn has said that Labour will not support calls for a second European Union referendum. "I think it is unprecedented for a man in receipt of the Conservative whip to suggest that a Corbyn government would be preferable to a British government governing the United Kingdom, given that the alternative he is advocating is Brussels", he said. (more...)
US, Israel reaches cooperation on Iran US, Israel reaches cooperation on Iran
- December 29, 2017

The second and third teams would aim to deal with Iran's nuclear goals and the country's missile system. This group will further monitor and verify that Iran is not violating existing terms of the deal. Israeli officials were quoted as saying that "Israel and the USA see eye to eye on the regional trends directions" and that both sides are "very pleased" with these new understandings. (more...)
Christie Signs Executive Order Allowing NJ Homeowners to Prepay 2018 Property Taxes Christie Signs Executive Order Allowing NJ Homeowners to Prepay 2018 Property Taxes
- December 29, 2017

Clerks in some towns, including Montclair and Lambertville , have added weekend hours to accommodate last-minute 2018 tax prepayments. Orange Tax Collector Scott Randolph said the bill signed by President Donald Trump last week will have a sweeping impact on people's property tax bills beginning next year and in 2019, when next year's federal income taxes are filed. (more...)
Rep. Louie Gohmert: Mueller Would 'Love to Get Trump's Scalp' Rep. Louie Gohmert: Mueller Would 'Love to Get Trump's Scalp'
- December 29, 2017

Sixteen times during the interview, Trump repeated "no collusion" had been discovered as a result of the investigation , and maintained that Democrats concocted the allegations "as a hoax, as a ruse, as an excuse for losing an election". (more...)
Trump Christmas dinner serves up extravagant gut-busting desserts Trump Christmas dinner serves up extravagant gut-busting desserts
- December 29, 2017

Trump ate Christmas Eve dinner with his family before attending services with his wife at the Episcopal church in Palm Beach where they married in 2005. Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton also offered greetings marking Kwanzaa, the weeklong African heritage festivities starting Tuesday. One of the president's calls was with a child from Virginia named "Casper". (more...)
Judge denies Roy Moore's attempt to delay Alabama Senate results Judge denies Roy Moore's attempt to delay Alabama Senate results
- December 29, 2017

Merrill added that Jones will officially be sworn into the Senate by Vice President Mike Pence on January 3. Jones is the first Democrat in a generation to win a Senate seat in Alabama, beating Moore amid a firestorm of allegations that the GOP candidate had sexually abused teens. (more...)
Victims in basement apartment were mom, 2 kids, 2nd woman
- December 29, 2017

Police Capt DeWolf on Tuesday called the deaths "horrible, terrible" and sad. "I was down there yesterday, and the look on the officers' faces. they were shaken". All of the deceased were reportedly found in the basement of the 5,852-square-foot residence. McGrath is familiar with the neighborhood. The mother was 36 years old and in a relationship with a 22-year-old woman whose body was also found in the basement apartment, the chief said. (more...)
NC State's Markell Johnson facing assault charges
- December 29, 2017

According to a court document posted on the Cuyahoga County Court Clerk website , Johnson turned himself in on December 20 and was released on a $5,000 cash bond. The pretrial hearing was set for December 28 at 9 a.m. The school initially said the suspension was a result of a violation of the student-athlete code of conduct and offered no other explanation. (more...)
La Casa Blanca condena el La Casa Blanca condena el "bárbaro" atentado en una escuela de Kabul
- December 29, 2017

Según el informe de Nasrat Rahimi , portavoz del Ministerio afgano de Interior, la explosión ocurrió alrededor de las 10:30 horas y entre las víctimas hay mujeres y niños pues el lugar alberga las oficinas de una agencia de noticias y una mezquita. (more...)
China says no sanction-breaking oil sales to North Korea China says no sanction-breaking oil sales to North Korea
- December 29, 2017

President Trump scolded China yesterday after claiming that its ships had been caught "red-handed" transferring oil to North Korean tankers in defiance of United Nations sanctions. Treasury Department placed six North Korean shipping and trading companies and 20 of their ships on sanctions list on November 21, when it published spy satellite images taken on October 19 showing a ship named Ryesonggang 1 connected to a Chinese vessel. (more...)
Detroit Pistons vs. Orlando Magic: Lineups, preview & prediction 12/28/17 Detroit Pistons vs. Orlando Magic: Lineups, preview & prediction 12/28/17
- December 29, 2017

Bismack Biyombo had 12 points and 13 rebounds, and Marresse Speights scored 16 points as replacements for injured starter Nikola Vucevic . The victory was revenge for the Magic's 114-110 loss in Detroit two weeks ago, a game that they trailed by 24 points before cutting it to five in the fourth quarter. (more...)
Weather Authority: Light snow Thursday Weather Authority: Light snow Thursday
- December 29, 2017

While it would be ideal if we could all just stay indoors and not face the bitter cold that awaits, that's not exactly possible for most of us. Although arctic air is expected to ease later in the week, any relief will be minimal and short lived. (more...)
N Korean defectors show signs of nuclear radiation exposure N Korean defectors show signs of nuclear radiation exposure
- December 29, 2017

One Japanese newspaper reported that the North is researching whether the anthrax spores would survive the heat of reentering the atmosphere on an ICBM. Anthrax is a biological weapon based on a bacteria, Bacillus anthracis . This prevented researchers from studying the effects of the large nuclear test. (more...)
Cancelled Yiannopoulos Book Notes Revealed In Lawsuit Documents Cancelled Yiannopoulos Book Notes Revealed In Lawsuit Documents
- December 29, 2017

Milo Yiannopoulos is a 33-year-old British gay man who rose to prominence on an astonishing wave of "alt-right" nastiness. "It goes without saying, that in addition to these seven points, given the level of revision being requested, we reserve the right of additional review and discussion of acceptability", says editor Mitchell Ivers in the legal document. (more...)
Liberia's rival presidential camps claim victory before first results Liberia's rival presidential camps claim victory before first results
- December 29, 2017

This is the first time in more than 70 years the nation founded by freed American slaves will see one democratically elected government hand power to another. The run-off was delayed for seven weeks due to legal challenges lodged by Boakai's Unity Party against the electoral commission over the conduct of the first round, but numerous complaints appeared to have been addressed in the second round. (more...)

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