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Justin Bieber's Security Chief Arrested after Colliding with Police Car in Kendall

Justin Bieber's bodyguard was arrested early Thursday after allegedly driving drunk and crashing into a police auto in Miami , police authorities confirmed to Page Six. Cops found receipts in Arana's pocket showing he paid for various alcoholic beverages after midnight. He refused a blood test at the scene. Arana, 32, was arrested on scene and has been charged with leaving the scene of the crash and driving under the influence. Read More »

Israel strikes militant targets in Gaza after mortar barrage


Some 15 mortar shells were fired Thursday from the Gaza Strip at the IDF post at the perimeter fence in the northern Gaza Strip, without casualties. However, The Israeli military later said the sirens were a false alarm. The mortars were fired exactly a month after Israel blew up an attack tunnel that led from Gaza into Israeli in which 14 militants were killed. Israeli forces fired four mortar shells at alleged Hamas military posts in the northern Gaza Strip on Thursday, following claims by ... Read More »

Palestinian fatally shot after throwing stones at Israeli teens

One of the settlers then opened fire, striking a Palestinian. The IDF added that security forces arrived at the scene to evacuate the Israeli group, treat those injured and disperse the protest. Israel insists a lot of them were attackers, but many were killed during clashes and protests against Israel's illegal occupation of Palestinian land. Read More »

Europe's Muslim population to grow, migration or not


Even with the most immigration, Muslims would "still be considerably smaller than the populations of both Christians and people with no religion in Europe", the researchers concluded. The next largest sources of refugees - Afghanistan and Iraq - are also conflict zones, with overwhelming Muslim-majority populations. A "high" migration scenario imagines that record refugee flows into Europe between 2014-16 continue into the future with the same religious composition, along with regular ... Read More »

Atlantic hurricane season ends today


The 2017 hurricane season will be remembered for its brutality and endurance, but also goes down in history as having the most accurate storm track forecasts since modern mapping of tropical cyclones began almost 50 years ago. There were 16 named storms in the Atlantic this year, according to the National Hurricane Center. Irma slammed through the Leeward Islands and grazed the northern coasts of Puerto Rico, Hispaniola and Cuba before turning north into Florida. Read More »

Franken groped breast during USO photo op, another woman says


Leeann Tweeden, a Los Angeles-based news anchor, came forward with the allegations in an op-ed published by KABC radio on Thursday that detailed an encounter with Franken during a tour of the Middle East to entertain USA troops in 2006. Franken also disputed Tweeden's account that he kissed Tweeden without consent, but apologized on Monday, saying: "I feel you have to respect the women's experience". Read More »

Tinubu accompanies Buhari to EU-AU summit in Abidjan


The images from CNN, showing an auction of migrants as slaves in Libya has triggered worldwide indignation, become one of the major topics of the summit in Abidjan . The plan emerged from a meeting of United Nations officials, European Union leaders and government representatives from Chad, Niger, Morocco, Congo and Libya that was called by France on Wednesday. Read More »

Clouds arrive however, showers hold off until late Thursday


Tonight, we will have clear skies with no chance of rain. Expect highs in the mid 60s during the afternoon with morning lows in the 40s. Highs will be in the upper 40s on Saturday and then pop back into the low 50s on Sunday , which is around or slightly above seasonable levels for early December. Read More »

[Update] War crimes court winds down with defendant's stunning death


Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic said in an address on Thursday that Slobodan Praljak " would rather take his own life than live as a convict for the acts he firmly believed he hadn't committed ", AP reports. A 5-member ICTY appeals bench upheld Praljak's conviction on charges of crimes against humanity over persecution, murders and expulsions of Bosnian Muslims from territory captured by nationalist Bosnian Croats and the brutal imprisonment of wartime detainees. Read More »

Our universities and the tax plan


Graduate students across the country staged a walkout Wednesday over the GOP tax plan. Universities often grant tuition waivers to attract doctoral students, mainly in the sciences, and allow them to pursue research while working as teaching or research assistants. Read More »

Jammu and Kashmir: Four terrorists killed by security forces in Budgam


Security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Futlipora in Pakherpora area, 45 kms from here, following information about presence of militants in the area, an Army official said. An Army man has reportedly sustained injuries, media reports said. Ahmad was shifted to hospital in Srinagar , he added. It was reported that an army convoy which was carrying reinforcements to Futlipora village, was attacked with stones by a mob in Pakherpora Chowk when the gun battle was on in the ... Read More »

Geneva peace talks may start without Syrian regime


The unexplained tardiness of Assad's delegation in Geneva appeared to reflect the government's displeasure with the opposition's insistence that Assad must step down at the start of an eventual transitional period in Syria. The decision last week by Syrian opposition groups to send a single delegation to Geneva raised hopes of a possible breakthrough. "Negotiations in Geneva can be prolonged, but at most until Saturday", a government source said. Read More »

Actor James Woods witnessed poker cage robbery in Vegas


According to officers, the suspect fled the scene in a 2011 Silver Chevrolet Cruz. No one was injured and the suspect fled the premises. Law enforcement officials in Las Vegas are investigating a reported robbery at the Bellagio Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip - which caught the eye of actor James Woods , who was gambling at the time. Read More »

US Troops in Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria Reaches Nearly 26000

A quarterly report from the Defense Manpower Data Center released in September found that there were 1,720 American troops in Syria. Even before Donald Trump was elected, the actual numbers were usually different - and nearly invariably higher - than those reported, as the USA used counted some troops as being on " temporary assignments " while others were on " overlapping rotations ". Read More »

Gillibrand eyes $154B 'Marshall-style' plan for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands


The Post reported that San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, who became a nationwide figure after the hurricane, supports Sanders' plan. "More than two months after hurricanes Irma and Maria struck Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, half of the people there - American citizens all - still have no electricity", Sanders said. Read More »

Modi wave is diminishing; Cong will win in Gujarat: CM


PM Modi also targeted the opposition party saying that Congress' development model is hand pumps and BJP's is Narmada Project. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader is now addressing a rally in Morbi as the campaign for the upcoming Gujarat assembly elections gains momentum. Read More »

Nigerian Migrants Stranded In Libya Return Home


Foreign Minister of the Republic of Chad and the Chairman of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, condemned the "despicable acts" and called for "an immediate end" to these practices in a statement , Nov.18. Hundreds of thousands of migrants fleeing poverty or conflict travel to Libya each year, hoping to set off from the country's coast to Europe. "Hence these smuggling networks are killing, torturing, extorting and detaining migrants at will". Read More »

Archdiocese Sues DC Metro For Refusing To Run Christmas Ads


However, the archdiocese's lawsuit noted that the agency has accepted ads for yoga and for the Salvation Army, a Protestant religious movement famous for its red kettle charitable campaigns ahead of Christmas . advertisements, Outfront Media, which rejected it within 24 hours. Several other supposedly controversial ads were previously banned by the transport system for violating the rule. Read More »

United Nations war crimes defendant claims to drink poison in court


Ex-Bosnian Croat General Slobodan Praljak drank what his lawyer said was poison after the Hague war crimes tribunal upheld his sentence. One of the judges asked for the curtains to be brought down in the court during the ensuing panic. Several convictions for specific crimes for Prlic and the five others were reversed in the appeal, but president Judge Carmel Agius said "all six remain convicted of numerous and very serious crimes". Read More »

Senior Saudi prince freed 'after $1bn deal'


A son of the deceased Saudi monarch King Abdullah, Prince Mutaib was once considered a contender for the throne. "May God prolong your life with health and wellness and keep you with us". Billionaire prince Alwaleed bin Talal, an global investor, was among those detained. He said the Public Prosecutor had also chose to release a number of individuals and to prosecute at least 5 individuals. Read More »