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Troy Quadruple Homicide: Mother, Girlfriend & 2 Kids Killed Troy Quadruple Homicide: Mother, Girlfriend & 2 Kids Killed
- December 29, 2017

Tedesco said Myers and Mells were in a relationship with one another and lived with the children in the basement apartment. Officials believe the family appeared to have been targeted in a killing Police Chief James Tedesco called "the worst we've experienced". (more...)
Viswanathan Anand wins World Rapid Chess Championship Viswanathan Anand wins World Rapid Chess Championship
- December 29, 2017

Anand was placed joint second at the start of the final five rounds (11 to 15), fought back strongly to bag the title on tie-break after a three-way tie with Fedoseev and Ian Nepomniachtchi at 10.5 points from a possible 15. At the end of the fifteen rounds, Anand remained unbeaten in the competition with six wins and nine draws. The India Grandmaster defeated the Norweigan in just 34 moves. (more...)
Iran: Protest over soaring cost of living Iran: Protest over soaring cost of living
- December 29, 2017

The biggest protest on Thursday was in the north-eastern city of Mashhad, where there were 52 arrests. According to CHRI's investigations, social media users discussed the protests using the Farsi-language hashtag, "Mashhad". Some others chanted "Leave Syria alone, think about us", condemning Iran's financial and military support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, whose forces are fighting government opponents in a war that has killed hundreds of thousands of people. (more...)
Congress Lawmaker Rushing To Rahul Gandhi Meet Slaps Cop, Gets 2 Back Congress Lawmaker Rushing To Rahul Gandhi Meet Slaps Cop, Gets 2 Back
- December 29, 2017

During the argument, the MLA slapped the woman constable, and the lady immediately slapped her back. During the scuffle, the constable allegedly responded in the similar manner by slapping back the former minister. However, the matter did not end there as the woman constable also slapped the Congress MLA. Asha Kumari , All India Congress Committee secretary and AICC in-charge of Punjab, is a member of the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly from Dalhousie. (more...)
Indian conspiracies against CPEC would be foiled, affirms interior minister Indian conspiracies against CPEC would be foiled, affirms interior minister
- December 29, 2017

China has offered to extend its ambitious CPEC project to Afghanistan. He said the desire for peace must not be confused with weakness. Talking about the meeting of the former naval officer, Kulbhushan Jadhav's meeting with his family, he said the meeting was organised on humanitarian ground, but the Indians responded with unprovoked firing. (more...)
Golden Knights at Kings Golden Knights at Kings
- December 29, 2017

The Knights won 4-3 in a shootout December 5 at T-Mobile Arena. The Knights face Los Angeles (22-11-4, 48 points) on Thursday at Staples Center with first place in the Pacific Division at stake. Vegas has a point in 10 straight games (9-0-1), a record for a first-year team. "I mean, we'll take it", he said. "We try to remind each other when there's some cheating creeping into our game to get that away", Perron said. (more...)
IDF Retaliates After Gaza Rocket Hits Kibbutz Sha'ar HaNegev IDF Retaliates After Gaza Rocket Hits Kibbutz Sha'ar HaNegev
- December 29, 2017

There were no immediate reports of casualties in the exchange of fire, the first in more than 10 days. Israel Defense Forces (IDF) tanks and aircraft targeted two Gaza Strip outposts belonging to Hamas in the northern Gaza Strip on Friday in response to rocket fire, the military said. (more...)
Gunman Attacks Coptic Church In Egypt, Killing At Least 9
- December 29, 2017

Official told the media, the gunman has allegedly wounded five security guards outside the church. The church also issued a statement confirming one policeman and seven civilians dead. Following the incident, Security forces closed off the area around the Church of Saint Menas. Egypt's Coptic Christians make up about 10 per cent of the country's 93 million people, and are the largest religious minority in the region. (more...)
Weather warnings issued as Storm Dylan bears down on Ireland Weather warnings issued as Storm Dylan bears down on Ireland
- December 29, 2017

The warning comes soon after Met Éireann officially named the area of low pressure as Storm Dylan. Its expected track is northeastwards through Donegal Bay and up along the north-Ulster coast. Tonight, an Atlantic front will sweep over the country, bringing milder conditions but also wind and rain. The alert is for strong wind and is valid from 12:05am on Sunday until 3:00pm. (more...)
Park Geun-Hye Unilaterally Closed Kaesong Industrial Complex On North Korean Border Park Geun-Hye Unilaterally Closed Kaesong Industrial Complex On North Korean Border
- December 29, 2017

The unification ministry said in a statement Thursday that it accepted the report of the policy reform committee in a humble manner, vowing to make efforts to increase the public's trust on its unification and DPRK policy through innovation based on examination and reflection. (more...)
4 children among the dead in New York City fire 4 children among the dead in New York City fire
- December 29, 2017

A spokesman for Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio, Eric Phillips, said there were six fatalities but the eventual death toll was still uncertain. "We may lose others as well", de Blasio said. Meanwhile, 15 people were seriously hurt in the blaze. It took a moment to realize what was happening. Xanral Collins said: "A father ran into the building, he couldn't get in". (more...)
Two Romanians charged with hacking U.S. capital police cameras Two Romanians charged with hacking U.S. capital police cameras
- December 29, 2017

Mihai Isvanca and Eveline Cismaru were arrested earlier this month in Bucharest and now await extradition to the USA on charges of wire fraud and attacking protected computers, according to court filings from the Department of Justice. The investigation has also identified certain victims who had received the ransomware or whose servers had been accessed during the scheme. The case "was of the highest priority" because it impacted efforts to plan security ahead of the 2017 presidential ... (more...)
Taiwan president warns China against military aggression Taiwan president warns China against military aggression
- December 29, 2017

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen visits the Suyapa Cathedral in Tegucigalpa, Honduras January 9, 2017. China has taken an increasingly hostile stance toward Taiwan since Tsai, from the island's pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party, won presidential elections past year. (more...)
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
- 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...)

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