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Protester opens fire on police in Iran, kills 1 injures 3

At least 36 people were killed in 2009, according to an official toll, while the opposition says 72 died. Official news agencies said that 10 Iranians were killed overnight Monday, while other sources asserted that at least 15 people were killed.

Liberian presidential election: George Weah's running mate was Charles Taylor's wife

With 98.1 per cent of ballots counted, Weah had secured 61.5 per cent of the vote, according to statistics from the National Elections Commission. Weah, who had spells at Chelsea and Manchester City, beat Vice President Joseph Boakai, who took 38.5...

Trump fires entire Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

All 16 remaining members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS were fired earlier this week. Schoettes said in Newsweek that much of the public is unaware that "only about 40 percent of people living with HIV in the United States are a...

White Christmas eve in the forecast

After sunset, temperatures will again drop below freezing. A developing area of low pressure is sliding northeast along the coastal plain of the eastern United States this afternoon and evening. Christmas Eve. "Snowfall amounts will range from 3-6"...

Andrew McCabe, FBI's Embattled Deputy, Is Expected to Retire

The 49-year-old CT native first came under fire from the President's associates last October after it was revealed that then-Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe had donated $467,500 to his wife Jill McCabe's Democratic bid for the state's Senate.

Top JeM terrorist Noor Tantray eliminated

He said the gunfight had erupted after the Army's 50 Rashtriya Rifles, J&K police's counterinsurgency Special Operations Group (SOG) and RPF laid a siege to Samboora on Monday night following inputs about the presence of three militants in area.

Wikileaks boss Julian Assange 'deletes Twitter account on Christmas Day

Assange's last tweet on December 22 was, "A knowledgeable public, is an empowered public, is a free public". Assange can nearly certainly avail himself of several other social media accounts: @ WikiLeaks , and those of the cat who keeps him company i...

California Highway Patrol officer killed, second injured in crash on highway

Sanchez, who declined to release the driver's name, said the driver may also have been under the influence of marijuana. Velasquez, who was sitting in the driver's seat, was injured and later released from the hospital. Gov. Jerry Brown said in a ...

Jonah Hill's Brother Jordan Feldstein Dies at 40

Jonah Hill's older brother, Jordan Feldstein , passed away at the age of 40. CAM's roster includes Maroon 5 , Adam Levine , Iggy Azalea , Robin Thicke and Elle King - and Feldstein is credited with guiding Maroon 5 throughout the band's su...

Triple talaq bill is against women, will destroy families: AIMPLB

The non-government body held an emergency meeting in Lucknow ahead of the tabling of the bill in Parliament next week. Nomani said that the bill was also against the spirit of the judgement of the supreme court in this regard. The offences unde...

Parents give teachers wine bottles with picture of son's face for Christmas

Mary and Paul Sommers of Beavercreek had special labels printed bearing the image of their son, eighth-grader Jake, and affixed them to the bottles of wine they gave his teachers at Ascension School in Kettering. When asked if her son was a "class cl...

Korea refutes USA media reports on biological weapons programme

The Director of Press of the Institute for American Studies of North Korea Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that such accusation is another example of the United States habit to pander fiction as "truth", Xinhua news agency report...

Justin Trudeau Is In Big Trouble After Violating Canada's Ethics Code

Commissioner Mary Dawson said Wednesday that Trudeau put himself "in a position to be able to advance some of the matters of interest to the Aga Khan", who is described by Forbes as " one of the world's richest royals " and is a revered religious...

Recount: one-vote victory means 50-50 House of Delegates split

According to her candidate Facebook page , her campaign filed a request for a recount in Newport News Circuit Court on November 29. A Democrat led in one other district with all votes in, but by less than a one-percentage point margin: the 68th, w...

Israeli forces detain 17-year-old Palestinian girl in overnight raid

Ahed and her family continue their struggle. A Palestinian girl who was caught on video slapping a soldier in the Israeli-occupied West Bank has been remanded in custody until Thursday, the police said on Tuesday. On Monday, Israeli forces deta...

Even Salman Khan is SAD after Hiten Tejwani's

Even as fans are expressing their frustration over Hiten Tejwani being evicted on social media, Bigg Boss us set to make a shocking announcement on Monday's episode. After a lot of discussion, Priyank was saved and Hiten had to, unfortunately, be...

Putin thanks Trump for helping to foil terror attack plot

Petersburg, officials in both countries said. According to Russian news outlets, the Kremlin stated that the Central Intelligence Agency tip-off assisted Russian security services in preventing a planned explosion in the Kazan Cathedral in Saint Pe...

Tillerson gets tougher after suggestion of unconditional North Korea talks

Tillerson said earlier this week that the U.S. was "ready to talk anytime North Korea would like to talk", which appeared to step back from a U.S. demand that Pyongyang first accept that any negotiations would hinge on the country agreeing to give up...

East Jerusalem is Palestine's capital: OIC

President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Salam's Christmas cancellation comes as part of continued backlash against Trump, who reversed decades of policy and made the USA the only country to recognize the conteste...

Facebook changes tax structure to start billing ad sales locally

Facebook already has its main headquarters in California, and now has offices in dozens of countries across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin & South America. In 2015, the United Kingdom government introduced a "diverted profits" tax, a higher...

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2018 inductees revealed (no Radiohead)

Bon Jovi , however, is already primed and excited for a reunion with former guitarist Richie Sambora and original bassist Alec John Such at the Rock Hall induction. The Cars , formed in Boston in the late 1970s, merged rock and synthesizer-orie...

Woman Arrested After Making Threats on Flight

A nonstop flight from Portland to Sacramento takes roughly 1 hour 30 minutes, according to the airline's website. The witness then said the woman removed an oxygen mask from the plane as she became "more uncontrollable". The station also announced th...

Russia-Syria: Putin orders start of pullout from Syria

Reuters cited unnamed sources close to Erdogan as saying the talks would address developments in Jerusalem - a reference to the tensions and unrest following U.S. In Syria, Putin reassured that Russian forces had defeated the threat from IS militan...

Israeli army destroys incomplete tunnel from Gaza

The move, which Israel believes Hamas was responsible for, was dubbed "aggressive acts" by the IDF. Residents are reporting hearing multiple explosions and that Iron Dome launched at least two intercept missiles. Two members of the militant Islamis...

Trump Calls on Washington Post to Fire Writer Dave Weigel

He deleted the tweet after learning that the venue had not yet filled up. On Saturday night, The Washington Post released a statement. On Saturday morning, he attacked CNN for making a what called a "vicious and purposeful mistake" when it was ...

Court upholds confession by Brendan Dassey of 'Making a Murderer'

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday that police properly obtained Dassey's confession and he should remain behind bars. A federal magistrate judge overturned Dassey's conviction previous year, ruling that detectives took advantag...

You can purchase PUBG's Warrior Pack right now on Xbox One

Miramar is hot and unforgiving, but that doesn't mean it's a homogeneous map. " Miramar " has a desert setting meant to serve as the opposite of its first map Erangel which was set in the forest. According to Bluehole, Miramar will be playable dur...

Arkansas Focused on Chad Morris in Coaching Search

Bielema took over in Fayeteville in December of 2012, leaving his head coaching job at the University of Wisconsin where he had coached since 2006. Morris' offensive scheme was exactly what SMU needed, as it increased its scoring output by 16.7 poi...

Maharashtra Govt. declares holiday in schools, colleges due to Cyclone Ockhi

Beside Modi's rally, a public meeting of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and BJP MP Manoj Tiwari in Surat on Wednesday have also been postponed. Fishermen living along and off South Gujarat and North Maharashtra coasts are advised no...

Rep. Conyers announces he's retiring, endorses son to fill seat

Four other women have signed affidavits saying Conyers sexually harassed them when they worked for him as well. "This goes with the issue of politics". "If John Conyers is not here, those bills won't go away, but the public leadership making the ...

Why Irish border deal is crucial to Brexit

Irish state broadcaster RTE said that a draft text would commit Britain to "continued regulatory alignment" with the European Union to avoid divergence on the two sides of the Irish border. He added: "The indications we have is that we are in a muc...

Jets avoid another fourth-quarter collapse with 38-31 victory over Chiefs

But the Chiefs' defense collapsed, allowing nearly 500 yards to the Jets. McCown and the Gang Green offense responded to Hill's score with a 76-yard drive, capped off by the 38-year-old quarterback's second rushing touchdown of the day. But both ca...

Keep calm, however new North Korea missile check a…

After the missile was tested, Trump tweeted Wednesday that "additional major sanctions will be imposed on North Korea". The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has accused late Saturday U.S. "We're in a race to be able to solve this prob...

Yogi Adityanath meets PM Modi in Delhi

The complete results of the election will be available on the Uttar Pradesh State Election Commission website . The Adityanath government, soon after assuming office in March, had constituted two municipal corporations of Ayodhya and Vrindavan-Mat...

House Arrest Ends As Manafort's Bail Is Modified

He and his wife have handed over their passports, his lawyer said in Thursday's court filing. Manafort, an global political consultant, has surrendered his passports and agreed he won't travel overseas. He turned over his three US passports to pros...

Latest on the tax bill: GOP making major changes

Changes being discussed included rolling back some of the tax cuts after six years to appease deficit hawks - notably Flake and Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) had secured in the bill. Senate leaders both declared the report junk and claimed it vindicate...

Director Bhansali explains before parl panel; heres what he explained

Is a selective media screening of a movie without a CBFC clearance fair and ethical? "Was it an act to influence the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC)", they asked. "How can you claim that you have not distorted history when the name of th...

National Christmas Tree Lighting is tonight; here's how to watch

Inside of the Grand Foyer and Cross Hall, the decor was inspired by the "Nutcracker Suite" theme of the 1961 White House holiday decorations , with several Christmas trees coated with crystal ornaments and faux snow inside. Among the Christmas s...

Search continues for 3-year-old girl missing from North Carolina

She's about 30 pounds with blue eyes and brown hair. She was last seen when her mother put her to bed around 11 p.m. Sunday, according to the Charlotte Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Authorities have not said much about the investig...

White House Considers Replacing Tillerson as Secretary of State

This comes after a bitter few months between Tillerson and Mr. Trump in which the president has repeatedly undermined America's chief diplomat. Trump has soured on Tillerson mostly because of the " moron " report, his less confrontational approach ...

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Chinese cyberattack against Telegram messaging app targeted Hong Kong protests, says CEO

Protester Katie Lam said she and others were waiting to regroup for news that the legislature was moving forward with the legislation. Demonstrators attempted to protect themselv...

26 wounded in Houthi missile strike on Saudi airport

Colonel Turki Almalki, a spokesman for the Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen, said the coalition would take "urgent and timely measures to deter this terrorist militia...

Women's World Cup ticket sales near 950000

More than 45,000 supporters filled the Parc des Princes to watch Les Bleues cruise to a one-sided victory, with giant defender Wendie Renard scoring twice in between goals from...

Pakistani former president Asif Ali Zardari arrested in money laundering case

However, Faryal Talpur is not arrested. "So the NAB is moving very fast after the court announced that it would not renew the pre-arrest bail". Pakistan's accountability bure...

House Democrats to get some Mueller evidence, Trump calls witness 'sleazebag'

Barr and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein concluded the special counsel's report didn't present sufficient evidence to establish that Trump committed obstruction of justice. ...

Mexico says migration reduction measures to be reviewed after 45 days

The tweets came amid questions about just how much of the deal - announced with great fanfare Friday - was really new. First things first: President Donald Trump's decision t...

Mnuchin says Trump could ease up on Huawei if trade talks advance

Mr Mnuchin told reporters on the sidelines of the G-20 finance leaders meeting in Japan that the Trump-Xi meeting was the "next important meeting" in the trade dispute. "As the pre...

US, Mexico sign agreement to slow immigration, avoid tariffs

His announcement of a deal came after three days of Mexico-U.S. negotiations in Washington. Mexico's National Guard will begin deploying on Mexico's southern border with Guatem...

Brad Pitt threatens legal action over links to Straight Pride parade

Last week, the club's vice president, Mark Sahady , claimed on Facebook Massachusetts officials were 'working with them.' However, city officials have since dismissed this. More...

Third US tourist died at same hotel in Dominican Republic

Edward Nathaniel Holmes, 63, and Cynthia Ann Day , 49, were found dead on May 30 in their hotel room at the Playa Nueva Romana resort in San Pedro de Macorís, it was reported ....

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Media misreport Dutch teen Noa Pothoven's death as euthanasia

Media misreport Dutch teen Noa Pothoven's death as euthanasia

As a result she suffered from a post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and anorexia . A story about a 17-year-old girl who died by legal euthanasia has been widely ...

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Trump's "Nasty" Remark For Meghan Markle Makes A Comeback In Interview

For the uninitiated, PeeCee recently publicly defended Meghan Markle following the months of insulting remarks targeting her post her marriage with Prince Harry . Trump trie...

Missouri May Shut Down Remaining Abortion Clinic By Friday

Missouri May Shut Down Remaining Abortion Clinic By Friday

If the St. Louis-based clinic's license is not renewed, it would only be allowed to offer Planned Parenthood services not related to abortion, making Missouri the first state wit...

Tornado damages homes in Linwood, Kansas

Tornado damages homes in Linwood, Kansas

She told CBS Kansas City affiliate KCTV there are no immediate reports of injuries. At least three tornadoes are believed to have caused swaths of devastation Monday night in...

Fact Check: No, Trump Did Not Admit Russia Helped Him Get Elected

Fact Check: No, Trump Did Not Admit Russia Helped Him Get Elected

Trump meanwhile repeated his claim that the report offered him total exoneration , and that he has been the victim of "giant presidential harassment". The House began impeachme...