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US VP Delays Middle East Trip to Attend Congress Session


As vice president, Pence can cast a tie-breaking vote in the US Senate, and with a close vote expected along party lines on the tax legislation, it was chose to keep him in the country just in case. Pence will arrive in Israel later Wednesday for a visit to the Western Wall. His schedule includes an address to the Israeli Knesset on Thursday. Read More »

NIA goofs up, no Interpol RCN for Zakir Naik


The letter issued by Commission for the Control of Interpol's Files (CCIF) stated that all the National Central Bureaus (global offices of Interpol) had been ordered to delete data pertaining to Naik from their records. NIA had requested RCN against Naik on 19 May for "promoting enmity between two different religious groups on grounds of religion and doing acts prejudicial to the maintenance of harmony, being a member of unlawful Association, etc". Read More »

Putin accuses US agencies of manipulation


BC-OLY-Russian Doping-Putin, 1st Ld-Writethru, 468 Putin accuses U.S. agencies of manipulating doping testimonyAP Photo XAZ104Eds: Updates with more detail, quotes. Putin has already declared that he will not oppose the participation of neutral Russian athletes at Pyeongchang 2018 in what has been interpreted by many as part of a pre-arranged deal with the IOC. Read More »

Two Female Couples Become First to Wed In Australia Under Marriage Equality


There was supposed to be a 30-day waiting period after couples registered to marry, with the first weddings expected on January 9. Lauren Price , 31, and Amy Laker , 29, exchanged vows in Sydney on Saturday after getting the waiver because their families were travelling from Wales to attend what was to have been their commitment ceremony. Read More »

Rawat pays tributes to martyrs of 1971 Indo-Pakistan war


In Pakistan's 1970 general elections, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, who was a prominent leader in East Pakistan won the elections. Major Hoshiar Singh went from trench to trench encouraging his men to stand fast and fight as a result his company repulsed all the attacks inflicting heavy casualties on the Pakistani army. Read More »

Virginia woman killed by her pit bulls


Agnew . He says the dogs had forced her to the ground, and she became unconscious before she was killed. Bethany Lynn Stephens had been gone for about a day since she left to walk her dogs. She said Stephens babied the dogs that she had raised since they were puppies. Friends say Stephens had recently been receiving death threats prior to the incident, which is another reason why they question whether the dogs were to blame. Read More »

Who can replace Jacob Zuma as ANC's leader?


Ramaphosa has recently stepped up criticism of Zuma's scandal-plagued government, while Dlamini-Zuma has said her priority is to improve prospects for the black majority. Speaking while officially opening the 54th National Conference of the African National Congress (ANC ) at Nasrec Expo Centre, Zuma said the Umgwenya comrades were the first to meet the enemy forces in arm to arm combat battles. Read More »

Expected to miss a month


Teammate Derrick Favors appeared to roll over the back of Gobert's leg, causing the injury . The problem with that is Gobert is the team's best player, and they are already struggling just to be in the hunt for the eighth spot in the Western Conference. Read More »

5 injured after ski lift malfunctions at Pennsylvania resort


Initial reports indicated that a portion of the lift at Tussey Mountain in Boalsburg, Centre County, had collapsed sometime around 10 a.m., but the resort tweeted at noon that there was no collapse. But officials said they have contacted the manufacturer to diagnose what caused the malfunction and would talk to "appropriate state agencies" before re-opening. Read More »

Kihuen Will Not Seek Reelection


Several public officials have called for Kihuen to step down from his position. Sen. The lobbyist said the two never dated. Kihuen, 37, a freshman Democrat elected a year ago, is the latest of a wave of elected officials who have resigned or announced retirement after women accused them of sexual harassment or sexually inappropriate behavior. Read More »

Fifa suspends Brazil football federation president Marco Polo del Nero


Del Nero was among 42 football officials and sports marketing executives indicted in the United States in 2015. FIFA did not give any details on Friday of the alleged offences involving Del Nero, saying only that he was "banned from all football activities at both national and worldwide level" following a request from its chief ethics investigator. Read More »

Is Paul Ryan Planning to Step Down as Speaker of the House?

Sanders, during her Thursday press briefing, said Ryan specifically told Trump that reports of his impending departure were "not accurate". "Ryan's preference has become clear: He would like to serve through Election Day 2018 and retire ahead of the next Congress ", Politico reported . Read More »

Leicester City v Crystal Palace


Schlupp, formerly of Leicester himself, will be tasked with restraining Mahrez on his first return to the King Power since signing for the Eagles back in January, a tough ask for the Ghanaian who isn't in the best of form personally. Having lost seven and won none of their nine away games this season, odds of 10/11 (1 .91) seem generous on Palace succumbing to an in-form Leicester in this clash. Read More »

Britain warns of Russian threat to undersea communications cables

Mr Sunak said the locations of the cables were "both isolated and publicly available" and a successful attack would be an "existential threat to our security". Peach said in a speech yesterday that Russian Federation is pioneering unusual technology and cyberwarfare methods and added that its ships had been spotted close to the location of important cables. Read More »

Canadian police investigate mysterious deaths of billionaire couple


Toronto Police said on Twitter that "two people (were) found deceased in a home" in the Bayview Avenue and Old Colony Road area, after officers responded to a medical call around noon on Friday. Although Sherman stepped down as the CEO of the company, he continued to serve as the chairman. The couple leave behind four children. Ontario's health minister, Eric Hoskins, described the couple in a tweet as "wonderful human beings, incredible philanthropists, great leaders in healthcare". Read More »

Black Women Defeated Roy Moore, and the Country Is Better for It


But, even with the victory, the Democratic Party has still been taking heat. Twenty House members want Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill. We need white people to vote for black women in local and national offices, donate to their campaigns and help get out the vote for them. In Alabama, a battleground during the civil rights movement in the 1960s, Democrats went door to door urging black voters to choose Jones, who is the first ... Read More »

4 killed, 367 injured in clashes with Israeli forces: Health min

Six nations voted against the resolution, and nine abstained. He cited the US decision directly and said that it had taken the "joy" from the celebrations in the hometown of Jesus Christ, according to 10 News . I wonder whether the Israeli policymakers can believe what they say. No actor, he added, has the right to violate the global law and historical rights by legitimizing the occupation of lands. Read More »

Merkel welcomes SPD's decision to start talks on forming government


If the Social Democrats don't enter a coalition with Merkel's bloc, that would leave an unprecedented minority government led by Merkel or a new election as possibilities. But he promised party faithful he would take a new approach to keep the SPD's identity stronger in coalition than previously. She urged quick action on forming a stable government, 11 weeks after the vote. Read More »

Despite Tillerson's offer, White House says no talks with North Korea


North Korea's latest threat comes as Chinese President Xi Jinping - during a visit by South Korea's leader - said war must not be allowed to break out. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Thursday that the best way forward on resolving the North Korean crisis is to intensify economic pressure on the secretive state. Read More »

South Korea says North close to 'weaponization'


North Korea, which in the past has boycotted nearly all Security Council meetings where its nuclear program is discussed, is expected to speak during Friday's open session. "We've said from the diplomatic side we're ready to talk anytime North Korea would like to talk, and we're ready to have the first meeting without precondition", Tillerson said on December 13. Read More »

Macron Awards US Climate Scientists Grants To 'Make Our Planet Great Again'


The meeting in Paris seemed to cement Macron's role as a key leader on climate change , now that the US has shunned the global effort; he co-hosted the summit with the U.N. Macron said in a CBS News interview on Monday the US decision to unilaterally quit the Paris accord had provided an impulse for action by governments and the private sector. Read More »

Gujarat Poll: PM Modi casts vote in Ahmedabad


While the prime minister voted around noon, Shah, Jaitley, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel and former chief minister Anandiben Patel exercised their franchise earlier in the day. So far, the campaign has witnessed a bitter battle between the Congress party and the BJP. The first phase of the Gujarat Elections 2017, held on December 9, registered over 60 per cent polling. Read More »

Harrowing footage shows commuters save man on tracks as train approaches


Terrified witnesses on the Avenue H station platform in the Flatbush section yelled for an approaching Q train to stop, all while the the man was lying unconscious on the tracks. My God, Vicente said. By the time she reaches him, other straphangers have also pitched in trying to pull him to safety. It is unclear how the man ended up on the tracks. Read More »

China says war must not be allowed on Korean Peninsula


Ties had chilled for almost a year as Beijing was upset over the deployment of a US anti-missile system, Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD), in South Korea , as a protective step in the crisis over the weapons programmes of North Korea . Read More »

Paul Manafort to be Released From House Arrest on Strict Conditions


But Manafort, who was indicted in October on several charges including "conspiracy against the United States", will not be allowed to leave the Sunshine State without permission and be required to abide by a 11 p.m. Jackson also directed Manafort's wife and daughter to provide financial records verifying the deposit of cash or securities valued at $5 million and $2 million, respectively, to be available to the court as security. Read More »

Sheep takes baby Jesus in children's nativity scene


The audience also erupted in laughter over the scene. She swooped in, struggled with the sheep, got the Baby Jesus doll away from her and put him back in the manger. LOVE these kiddos and my church family! "Laughed so hard I cried!" she wrote. "She (Teegan) pulls back the little blanket, and I thought 'Oh no, ' Benson said in an interview with Knox News. Read More »

Denham Springs police to participate in Drive Sober campaign


If you're thinking about driving under the influence during the holidays, think again. Beginning December 13 and continuing into the New Year, you will see enhanced traffic enforcement watching closely for anyone who is driving impaired. A fall, 2017 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over operation in Waukesha County that took place around the Labor Day weekend allowed deputies to spend an extra 78 hours on local roadways in a roughly two-week span. Read More »

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (CRZO)

The stock increased 0.89% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $5.65. Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRZO ) have moved within the range of $11.10 to $41.11. LLC grew its stake in Carrizo Oil & Gas by 89.5% in the 2nd quarter. (NASDAQ: CRZO ). The number consists of estimates provided by 12 contributing analysts. Read More »

Egypt to sign deal to help resumption of Russian flights

The aviation officials say they expect Russian flights to resume by early 2018. Sokolov said flights between Moscow and Cairo would restart in February 2018 pending internal procedures, in comments echoed by the Egyptian minister. Since the crash, Egypt has been implementing tighter security measures in its airports to meet Russian demands, with the aim of restoring Russian tourism. Read More »