Sunday December 17-th, 2017

Kim Jong Un fires 'close colleague' and security chief in latest purge Kim Jong Un fires 'close colleague' and security chief in latest purge

South Korean's Unification Ministry said that while it remains to be seen whether Kim Won Hong's removal will lead to a broader shake-up, heightened fear among political elites will have an effect on internal unity. It was unclear if Kim Won Hong's s...

Lawmakers, activists decry CIA No. 2's link to black site prison torture

Haspel, the first female career Central Intelligence Agency officer to be named deputy director, has extensive overseas experience, including several stints as chief of station at outposts abroad. Haspel's career has not been free of controversy, how...

Karina Vetrano Homicide: Man In NYPD Custody In Death Of Queens Woman Karina Vetrano Homicide: Man In NYPD Custody In Death Of Queens Woman

Boyce, said at a press conference Sunday. In the beginning of their investigation, detectives in NY said they reached out to the Massachusetts State Police to see if there were any links between the killing of Vetrano and the killing of Vanes...

Howard Stern: Trump's presidency will 'be detrimental to his mental health'

A close friend of Donald Trump believes the presidency will be "detrimental to his mental health" and that the US President just "wants to be loved". "He wants people to cheer for him". Stern explained that he's still surprised at how far the new pre...

J&K on high alert as Pakistan observes J&K on high alert as Pakistan observes "Kashmir Day"

Jamat-e-Islami, one of Pakistan's largest Islamic parties, considered to have spearheaded Kashmir Solidarity Day, also held scores of rallies and demonstrations across Pakistan and Azad Kashmir. He also said that Kashmir was always with India and wil...

Pakistani boy reunites with mother at Wagah Border Pakistani boy reunites with mother at Wagah Border

Upon seeing the kid walking past the border under protection of Pakistan Army men and border security force, the mother embraced her child and broke into tears. She thanked the prime minster of Pakistan, Punjab chief minister, Interior Ministry and P...

Congress manifesto promises reverse migration by 2022 in Uttarakhand

The manifesto released by Union finance minister Arun Jaitley also promises to prioritize the health sector and to open trauma centres in Garhwal and Kumaon regions, affordable drug dispensing centres in every block, air ambulance services and to str...

Avalanches in Afghanistan kill at least 54

Spokesperson for the provincial governor, Navid Farotan said that 22 of the fatalities occurred in the remote Badakhshan province, where the roads in 12 districts remained closed. "There is no way to rush the injured persons to Chitral hospital becau...

Trump bullies major research university after protests

Thursday evening, during his first major interview after UC Berkeley students rioted to prevent him from speaking, Milo Yiannopoulos visited Tucker Carlson's Fox News show live in studio. In a statement following the event, the College Republicans ...

Trump Fires Acting Attorney General Who Defied Immigration Ban Trump Fires Acting Attorney General Who Defied Immigration Ban

Again, you talk about, in a 24-hour period, 325,000 people from other countries flew in through our airports, and we're talking about 109 people from seven countries that the Obama administration identified. "And this makes you wonder about the motiv...

Goa records voter turnout at 83 percent, Punjab 70 percent Goa records voter turnout at 83 percent, Punjab 70 percent

Goa saw a turnout of 83%, Punjab 78%.Barring a couple of incidents of firing leading to gunshot injuries, polling for the 117-member legislative assembly in Punjab was largely peaceful amid heightened security. Polls differ on the electoral result in...

PM Modi At Meerut : SCAM Is Samajwadi, Congress, Akhilesh & Mayawati ! PM Modi At Meerut : SCAM Is Samajwadi, Congress, Akhilesh & Mayawati !

Hoping to repeat the BJP's unprecedented performance in the 2014 general election, when UP gave 73 seats to the NDA, Modi touched an emotional chord at his first rally in the state. "To change the fortunes of UP, change the government in the state", ...

Rules Don't Apply to GOP as Finance Committee Approves Nominees Without Dems Rules Don't Apply to GOP as Finance Committee Approves Nominees Without Dems

That allowed the nominations of Steve Mnuchin for treasury and Doctor Tom Price for Health and Human Services to be voted out of committee. There are also serious ethics concerns around Rep. After Senate Democrats announced they were boycotting com...

Indo-British MP Urges PM Theresa May To Renounce 'Racist' Donald Trump

The protest was organised by several groups including the Stop the War Coalition, Stand Up to Racism, the Muslim Council of Britain, the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and The People's Assembly Against Austerity. During a joint press conference i...

Kim Jong Un fires spy chief, instead of killing him Kim Jong Un fires spy chief, instead of killing him

Kim made a decision to fire 72-year-old Kim Won Hong after the ruling party's Organization and Guidance Department - which supervises state agencies - conducted an investigation of the state security ministry, according to the South Korea government....

Coast Guard to suspend search for missing filmmaker off Florida Keys Coast Guard to suspend search for missing filmmaker off Florida Keys

He said the search area - which spanned more 5,900 square miles - has been "searched consistently for the last three days". "Our hearts go out to Mr. Their son was shooting a follow-up film to his 2007 documentary, " Sharkwater ", which aimed to ed...

Nikki Haley says Russian Federation sanctions over Ukraine will continue

The US has condemned Russia's "aggressive actions" in eastern Ukraine, where Moscow-backed rebels are fighting pro-Kiev government forces. Russia's United Nations ambassador is accusing Ukraine of "desperately, frantically" trying to achieve a mi...

In Norway, zoologist find 30 plastic bags in stranded whale In Norway, zoologist find 30 plastic bags in stranded whale

A whale found off the Norwegian coast was euthanised after scientists found 30 plastic bags in the creature's stomach. "The stomach was completely filled up with plastic". "I don't think it's been comfortable to have this in the stomach". We aren't...

Sea Rescues Continue as EU Leaders Meet

Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, suggested that Trump's administration simply did not understand the EU. The US president had previously questioned the alliance's effectiveness. "Now it is time to close down the route fro...

Samsung Galaxy S8 Seeks Redemption With Japanese-Made Batteries

Most likely, in addition, the tablet software will have features specific to this feature. So far there is no word on whether the other major US carriers, Verizon, AT&T and Sprint are testing Android 7.0 Nougat. And today, the first images of this n...

Man Throws Homemade Bomb Into Pasadena Cheesecake Factory Man Throws Homemade Bomb Into Pasadena Cheesecake Factory

When the device ignited at the Cheesecake Factory in Pasadena Thursday night, panicked patrons abandoned their meals and knocked over chairs as they rushed for the exits, though no one was hurt. "It was very chaotic". "It was made to make a loud ...

France includes two of Fillon's children in embezzlement probe

The poll shows centrist independent Emmanuel Macron would then contest the final round run-off with Le Pen, a contest Macron is expected to win. Fillon said he would drop out if he is charged. Elabe predicted Macron would beat Le Pen in that seco...

Trump names woman who ran 'black site' prison as Central Intelligence Agency deputy Trump names woman who ran 'black site' prison as Central Intelligence Agency deputy

Haspel briefly ran a secret CIA prison where accused terrorists Abu Zubayadah and Abd al Rahim al-Nashiri were waterboarded in 2002, according to current and former us intelligence officials, who spoke earlier to The Associated Press on conditi...

Demand for gold jewelry hits seven-year low Demand for gold jewelry hits seven-year low

Total investment demand grew by 70% to 1,561 tonnes despite slightly lower bar and coin sales during the year with demand for gold-backed exchange traded products jumping to the second highest on record. Growth in the sector was supported by net pro...

Machete Attacker Shot Outside Louvre, Prompting a Trump Tweet Machete Attacker Shot Outside Louvre, Prompting a Trump Tweet

French police cordoned off Paris's Louvre museum after a soldier fired five shots at an assailant armed with a machete, crying "Allah Akbar". Reports are varied, but the man is believed to have been seriously wounded after trying to attack the ...

Oil Firms on Signs of OPEC Cuts Oil Firms on Signs of OPEC Cuts

He said that 1.4 million barrels per day ( bpd ) was cut from global oil output last month as part of the deal. Meanwhile, the price of March futures for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) oil has increased by 0.62 percent to $53.87 per barrel.

New Mexico Land Office suggests land swap for border wall

Trump reportedly told the Mexican president that he doesn't "need the Mexicans", adding, "I don't need Mexico. Our military isn't, so I just might send them down to take care of it ". In a conversation meant to mend fences between the pair, Trump,...

UO students don Islamic headscarves to observe World Hijab Day UO students don Islamic headscarves to observe World Hijab Day

Several of her Richwoods High classmates wearing scarves around their heads in support of Mohamed and other Muslim students. "A lot of people think it's foreign, so we are spreading the experience so it makes it normalized", said Lobna Al-Wadeiah, ...

Farage trolled during Trump rant in European Union parliament

Parliament had met to debate US travel and migration policy, after the US President banned people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering America. If they did not, he said, they would be exposed as the "anti-democratic zealots" he had alwa...

Teacher inspires school with personalised handshakes for every student Teacher inspires school with personalised handshakes for every student

But more than being fun, White's dedication to building trust between him and his students is crucial, especially in a time when issues of class size, curriculum, and security have threatened that trust in many schools . And while we've come to expe...

Defense Chief Tries to Quash Friction Over THAAD Defense Chief Tries to Quash Friction Over THAAD

Forces Korea in Seoul after his plane landed at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, just 70 km south of the capital city. Gen. James Mattis is in South Korea, and the new defense secretary has delivered what one analyst calls an "unexpected present" from ...

India seeks concrete action against Hafiz India seeks concrete action against Hafiz

Hizb-ul Mujhadeen chief Syed Salahuddin also called upon Islamabad to reverse its detention order, which he termed "painful and cowardly". Here's what one of Pakistan's home ministry spokespersons was quoted as saying, "If indeed, India is serious ...

Coast Guard searches for missing diver off Florida Keys

According to reports , he disappeared near the Alligator Reef. Stewart's sister Alexandra, who lives in Toronto, said in a phone interview with CTV News Channel that she is "devastated and terrified but hopeful" as the U.S. She said that the dive ...

Senate panel votes on Jeff Sessions AG nomination Senate panel votes on Jeff Sessions AG nomination

Sen. Patrick Leahy , a veteran Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, focused more of his attacks on Trump than Sessions. His consideration comes a day after President Trump fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates after she ordered Justice Dept....

Trump's top diplomat wins Senate confirmation Trump's top diplomat wins Senate confirmation

The largely party-line 56-43 vote ends weeks of deliberations on the former ExxonMobil CEO's nomination in the Republican-held chamber. Senator Bob Corker, a Tennessee Republican and chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee , said he...

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