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Treat applications of women going alone on Haj as special: PM Treat applications of women going alone on Haj as special: PM
- January 01, 2018

The women travelling without mahram, a person whom a Muslim woman can not marry, will not be subject to lottery system. "When I first heard about it ( mehram ), I wondered how it could be possible". As per the new Haj policy, women can now travel for Haj without a mehram in groups of four. For Haj, if rules are not followed Saudi will not issue Visa. (more...)
Teen accused of killing parents, sister on New Year's Eve Teen accused of killing parents, sister on New Year's Eve
- January 01, 2018

They were identified as the teen's father, 44-year-old Steven Kologi; his 42-year-old mother Linda Kologi; his 18-year-old sister Brittany Kologi; and 70-year-old family acquaintance Mary Shultz of Ocean Township. The 16-year-old was taken into custody without incident and the Century Arms semi-automatic rifle was seized, Gramiccioni said. "The grandfather of the suspect as well as the brother of the suspect thankfully left the home", Gramiccioni said. (more...)
MI takes on SC in Outback Bowl, game seen on ESPN2 MI takes on SC in Outback Bowl, game seen on ESPN2
- January 01, 2018

He is about to become just the 15th player in Division I history to lead his team in tackles in four seasons - he has 88 this season, including eight tackles for loss. SC lacks playmakers to cope. Especially with fellow true freshman Tarik Black out for the season. He was ranked No. 1 in the Southeastern Conference in completions per game (18.8), was third in completion percentage, fourth in passing yards, sixth in passing touchdowns, sixth in passing yards per game (212.9) and eighth ... (more...)
Tournament of Roses tv coverage, Rose Bowl Game time Tournament of Roses tv coverage, Rose Bowl Game time
- January 01, 2018

Absolutely, the Tournament of Roses will come live streaming through different avenues. That manpower is supplied by 935 members of the non-profit Tournament of Roses Association, a volunteer organization dedicated to presenting an internationally-recognized New Year's celebration. (more...)
Donald Trump Heats Up Feud With Iran By Praising Anti-Government Protests
- January 01, 2018

Facebook itself has been banned in Iran since protests against the disputed 2009 re-election of hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. The protests in the Iranian capital, as well as President Donald Trump tweeting about them, raised the stakes. (more...)
Triple talaq case petitioner Ishrat Jahan joins BJP Triple talaq case petitioner Ishrat Jahan joins BJP
- January 01, 2018

I am very happy that [Prime Minister Narendra] Modi ji introduced the triple talaq bill. Ishrat was one of the five petitioners in the triple talaq case. Slamming the current Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee, Ishrat said, "I am in Bengal, a state run by a woman. I will work for the women's right in the future". (more...)
Indians languishing in Pakistani jails Indians languishing in Pakistani jails
- January 01, 2018

Pakistan will release 146 fishermen on January 08, 2018, the Foreign Office said on Monday. The statement said a juvenile named Hasnain, whose nationality was verified by Pakistan, would be repatriated on Monday. More than 500 Indians, mostly fishermen, are languishing in various jails in Pakistan, according to an official report. India and Pakistan today exchanged, through diplomatic channels simultaneously at New Delhi and Islamabad , the list of nuclear installations and facilities ... (more...)
2018's first baby born in Limerick 2018's first baby born in Limerick
- January 01, 2018

While the third baby of the new year was delivered at Wexford General Hospital at 12.30am. New York City welcomed 2018 in freezing temperatures of -12C, making it one of the coldest celebrations on record, and one of the least crowded. The first birth in Cork was a baby girl at 3.22am in the University Maternity Hospital. In the Coombe, the first baby was born at 1.41am. The baby boy, weighing 3.2kg (7lbs), arrived at just seven seconds past midnight. (more...)
Iranian urges calm in face of protests Iranian urges calm in face of protests
- January 01, 2018

He exhorted Iranians not to resort to violence, after reports of protesters attacking banks and municipal buildings across the nation, including a local government building in Tehran. It also said the Iranian government would crack down on those who were spreading negative propaganda against the country. In a pre-recorded address aired on state TV, Rouhani said that while Iranians had the right to criticize authorities, the government would show no tolerance for those stoking unrest. (more...)
Two protesters killed at anti-government rally in Iran Two protesters killed at anti-government rally in Iran
- January 01, 2018

Speaking on state television early on Sunday, Iranian interior minister Abdolrahman Rahmani Fazli warned protesters. CNN was able to contact users in Iran through the Telegram app following the announcements. Trump's endorsement of some of the protesters' aims differs from how his predecessor, Barack Obama, initially reacted to the widespread "Green Movement" demonstrations that rocked Iran in 2009. (more...)
Israeli Minister Encourages Iran Protests, Says Israel is not Involved Israeli Minister Encourages Iran Protests, Says Israel is not Involved
- January 01, 2018

Trump's tough approach to Tehran, which has included the threat of USA sanctions, had disrupted the Iranian government's "illusion of economic betterment", he said. And late on 31 December, Mr Trump tweeted more criticism of events in Iran. Demonstrators are angry over corruption and economic hardship in a country where youth unemployment reached 28.8 percent past year. (more...)
Afghanistan Funeral Blast Kills 15 Afghanistan Funeral Blast Kills 15
- January 01, 2018

He told the news agency that the blast occurred when many people were attending the Nimaz Janaza of Gul Wali. No individual or group has so far claimed responsibility behind the attack with the Taliban group spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid saying the group has links with the incident. (more...)
Mueller Probing Whether Trump Digital Team Aided Russian Disinformation Campaign Mueller Probing Whether Trump Digital Team Aided Russian Disinformation Campaign
- January 01, 2018

The Trump administration has pushed hard for tough measures in the face of increasing aggression from North Korea, getting three rounds of sanctions through the U.N. "But for purposes of, hopefully, thinking I'm going to be treated fairly, I've stayed uninvolved with this particular matter", Trump said. "I know the details of taxes better than anybody". (more...)
Foreign agents blamed for death of two protesters Foreign agents blamed for death of two protesters
- January 01, 2018

Two protesters have been killed in the south west of Iran , a local politician has said. He said "no shots were fired by the police and security forces", and blamed "foreign agents" and "enemies of the revolutions". Protests continued for a third night on Saturday, with thousands marching across many towns and cities and reports of attacks on municipal buildings. (more...)
10 foreigners killed in Costa Rica plane crash: ministry 10 foreigners killed in Costa Rica plane crash: ministry
- January 01, 2018

It was not immediately clear what caused the crash, which occurred early Sunday afternoon in Nandayure, a region in Costa Rica's Guanacaste province. Costa Rica's Ministry of Public Security posted several images of the wreckage on its official Facebook page , showing the plane engulfed in flames in a wooded area, with smoke billowing from charred rubble. (more...)
Trump says no protection for Dreamers without wall Trump says no protection for Dreamers without wall
- January 01, 2018

Now he has said that unless that funding is found, he will not support the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme. The wall, one of Trump's central campaign promises and the centerpiece of his hardline immigration platform, is a non-starter for Democrats. (more...)
Officer Down: Sheriff identifies deputy killed in Colorado New Year's Eve ambush Officer Down: Sheriff identifies deputy killed in Colorado New Year's Eve ambush
- January 01, 2018

So it was more of an ambush type of attack on our officers. ".We are deeply saddened by the loss of Zackari". The gunman is dead after firing "well over 100 rounds", Spurlock reported, adding that the apartment complex had been locked down. (more...)
Israel rabbis lead prayers for rain at Western Wall Israel rabbis lead prayers for rain at Western Wall
- January 01, 2018

President Jimmy Morales confirmed the move just days after Guatemala voted with the U.S. against a non-binding United Nations General Assembly resolution that declared Washington's move to be "null and void". recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and planned to move its embassy there. It is located in east Jerusalem, occupied by Israel in the 1967 Six-Day War and later annexed in a move never recognised by the global community. (more...)
Wanted criminal gunned down at Muzaffarnagar
- January 01, 2018

In Saharanpur, one Mamur, who had three criminal cases against him, was injured during exchange of fire with police. The deceased along with his gang were planning a heist before police caught traced their auto on highway, said Muzaffarnagar SSP Anant Dev. (more...)
United Nations chief issues 'red alert' for the world United Nations chief issues 'red alert' for the world
- January 01, 2018

He appealed for unity in 2018 to settle conflicts, overcome hatred and defend shared values. "Unfortunately, in fundamental ways, the world has gone in reverse ". Nationalism and xenophobia are on the rise. Conflicts in South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Afghanistan, Iraq and many others that continue to take a heavy toll in lives and property. (more...)
Climate scientist calls Trump's global warming tweet an Climate scientist calls Trump's global warming tweet an "often debunked assertion"
- January 01, 2018

The service has warned people in some areas to keep their skin covered to avoid frostbite, according to CNN. In New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo warned residents to prepare for "dangerously cold weather", with below-normal temperatures expected to be between minus 12.7 deg C and minus 6.6 deg C throughout today. (more...)
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) Analysts See $2.74 EPS
- January 01, 2018

Donaldson Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Northrop Grumman Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $53.43B market cap company. Hugh Johnson Advsrs Limited Liability Company reported 0.23% stake. Conning Incorporated holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) for 8,653 shares. (more...)
Erica Garner, daughter of police chokehold victim, dies at 27 Erica Garner, daughter of police chokehold victim, dies at 27
- January 01, 2018

She stood as the oldest of Eric Garner's daughters and suffered from cardiac arrest a week before her death and was being cared for in Brooklyn, New York. Erica Garner raises her hand to ask US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders a question at a town hall campaign event in Columbia, South Carolina February 16, 2016. (more...)
NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
- January 01, 2018

About 1.58M shares traded. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has declined 8.48% since December 31, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 7.14% the S&P500. Cornerstone Advisors owns 857 shares or 0.01% of their USA portfolio. HFF, Inc. provides commercial real estate and capital market services to the users and providers of capital in the United States commercial real estate industry. (more...)
Israel ruling party votes for push to annex West Bank Israel ruling party votes for push to annex West Bank
- January 01, 2018

Speakers at the event will include former interior and education minister Gideon Sa'ar and Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat, who both sent a video endorsement of the proposal to Likud activists. Ahead of the vote, analysts said that they saw the Likud central committee's vote as a cynical political calculus to rally the party faithful. Palestinians hope to make East Jerusalem the capital of a future state. (more...)
Firefighters tackle major blaze at Liverpool multi-storey auto park Firefighters tackle major blaze at Liverpool multi-storey auto park
- January 01, 2018

She said the blaze started on level three of the seven-storey auto park, with multiple cars ablaze and it had affected that level and one above. Vehicles on at least two floors have been destroyed or damaged in the fire, which is being tackled by 12 crews whose efforts are being hampered by strong winds. (more...)
LAPD Officer Ambushed and Shot LAPD Officer Ambushed and Shot
- January 01, 2018

She was rushed to a local hospital with a gunshot wound to the left thigh and is in stable condition. "And an officer-involved shooting occurred", she said. As the search continued with a massive police presence, 6th street was partially blocked off near the 110 Freeway, and 7th Street was blocked off between Bixel and Alvarado streets. (more...)
New Years polar bear dips set for Central Okanagan New Years polar bear dips set for Central Okanagan
- January 01, 2018

Extreme cold has claimed an annual New Year's Day tradition at Barrie's waterfront. Polar Plungers are being cautioned that jumping into the ocean this particular New Year's Day is crazier than usual, so be on the lookout for further cancellations. (more...)
Plane carrying 12 people crashes in Costa Rica Plane carrying 12 people crashes in Costa Rica
- January 01, 2018

The victims were 10 foreign passengers, including five members of a single family, and the Costa Rican pilot and co-pilot, local media say. Sunday's statement says there were 10 foreigners and two Costa Rican crew members aboard the plane belonging to Nature Air, which had taken off nearby. (more...)
Obama edges Trump as most admired, Gallup finds Obama edges Trump as most admired, Gallup finds
- December 31, 2017

Seventeen per cent of the Americans who polled said former president Barack Obama was the man they admired most , down from 22% previous year. More Americans-25 percent-could not name a single man or woman they admired most than named Obama and Clinton. (more...)

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